AR-M550 (serv.man8). (3) Specifications — Sharp Copying Equipment Service Manual (repair manual)

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AR-M550/M620  SPECIFICATIONS  3 - 1
[3] SPECIFICATIONS
1. Basic specifications
A. Main unit
(1)
Type
(2)
Target users
(3)
Engine speed
(4)
External dimensions (W x D x H)
(5)
Weight
(6)
Languages supported
(7)
Internal auditor
(8)
Operation panel
(9)
Controller board
*: Standard for the AR-555M/625M/705M, AR-M550N/M620N. The
Printer expansion kit AR-P19 is required for the AR-555S/625S/705S
and the AR-M550U/M620U.
(10) Hard disk
(11) Power source
a. Dehumidifier functionality (Option)
b. Operating voltage/power consumption
Type
Console
Clip tray
Provided
Operation mode
Format
Copy mode
Monochrome digital (Electronic photo graphic)
Mode
Model
Volume of usage
Copy mode
AR-555M/555S
AR-M550N/
M550U
Scope
– 250,000 pages/month
Average 
copy volume
– 40,000 pages/month
AR-625M/625S
AR-M620N/
M620U
Scope
– 300,000 pages/month
Average 
copy volume
– 40,000 pages/month
Paper size
AR-555M/555S
AR-M550N/M550U
AR-625M/625S
AR-M620N/M620U
A4, 8.5×11
55ppm
62ppm
A4R, 8.5×11R
40ppm
45ppm
A5R/5.5×8.5R, 
Invoice-R
40ppm
45ppm
B5
55ppm
62ppm
B5R, 
Executive-R
40ppm
45ppm
B4/8.5×14
35ppm
39ppm
A3/11×17
30ppm
34ppm
Extra
30ppm
34ppm
Postcard
Since the next paper is fed after completion of paper 
exit outside the machine, it depends on the machine 
composition.
Packaged
Main unit
728 x 679 x 1050mm (Height: Floor – 
Glass surface)
728 x 679 x 1192mm (Height: Floor – SPF 
top)
When an option is installed (Machine occupying area)
Main unit + LCC installed 1347 x 679 x 1192mm
Main unit + Saddle 
finisher/ Saddle finisher 
installed
1794 x 679 x 1192mm
Main unit + LCC + 
Finisher/ Saddle finisher 
installed
1887 x 679 x 1192mm
Main unit + Inserter + 
Finisher/ Saddle finisher
2079 x 679 x 1192mm
Main unit + LCC + 
Inserter + Finisher/
Saddle finisher installed
2156 x 679 x 1192mm
AR-555M/625M
AR-M550N/M620N/
Packaged
About 212 Kg
Main unit
185 Kg
AR-555S/625S
AR-M550U/M620U
Packaged
About 214 Kg
Main unit
185 Kg
Key sheet 
language support
Japanese, English (America English/UK 
English), German, French, Spanish, Italian, 
Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish, Danish, 
Czech, Polish, Hungarian, Greek, Chinese
System
Key operation system
No. of departments 500
Type
Dot matrix LCD (640 x 240dots)
Operating 
procedure
Touch-panel input
LCD drive display 
area
153.5 × 57.5mm
LCD backlight
Fluorescent lamp backlight system
LCD brightness 
adjustment
Provided
Character used in 
LCD
Type
Sharp/Fujitsu font
Dot
Kanji: 16 x 16dots, Alphabet and 
numeral: 8 x 16dots, 16 x 16dots
Bold text 
display
 (Mixed used in a same area or a 
same sentence is inhibited.)
CPU
RM7065 (64bit RISC CPU, 525 MHz)
Interface
IEEE1284 Parallel
1 port (* For printer/servicing)
Ethernet
1 port*
USB2.0
1 port (* For printer/servicing)
Expansion port
PCI slot 1 slot
Memory
128MB (onboard)
Memory expansion 
slot
1 slot (168pin SDRAM DIMM compatible) 64MB/
128MB/256MB expandable
Hard disk capacity
40GB
Hard disk storage 
quantity
60000 sheets (Charts specified by Sharp)
Section
Paper conveyor section/Scanner section
Power supply voltage/frequency
Power consumption
With full options
Max.
100V (Japan)
50/60Hz
1450
Other countries in 100V system
50/60Hz
1800
Other countries in 200V system
50/60Hz
1840
AR-M550/M620  SPECIFICATIONS  3 - 2
2. Engine specifications
A. Paper feeding, paper conveyance, and discharge section
(1)
Paper feeding performance
• Tray 1 (Left tray in the parallel LCC)
*1: Time required from tray insertion to empty detection when paper is empty.
• Tray 2 (Right tray in the parallel LCC)
*1: Time required from tray insertion to empty detection when paper is empty.
• Tray 3 (Multi-purpose tray)
*1: For 105g/m
2
 or above, A4/8.5 x 11 or less. For 128g/m
2
 or above, horizontal feed only.
*2: For multi copy and back surface copy, single feed only.
• Tray 4 (500-sheet paper feed tray)
*1: For 105g/m
2
 or above, A4/8.5 x 11 or less. For 128g/m
2
 or above, horizontal feed only.
*2: For multi copy and back surface copy, single feed only.
Type
4-stage paper feed tray (Parallel LCC + 2 tray + Multi manual paper feed)
Paper feed method
Paper is fed from the above by the front loading system.
Dehumidification heater
Japan
Standard
Except for Japan Option
Paper size
(set by software)
Paper size 
change method
Paper type 
setting
Paper size setting 
when shipping
Allowable paper 
type and weight 
for paper feed 
Paper capacity 
(Standard paper)
Paper type
Paper 
remaining 
detection
Tray lift time
A4, 8.5" x 11"
Size setting by 
serviceman
YES
Japan: A4
Inch Series:
8.5" x 11"
AB Series: A4 (16K 
is not supported.)
Normal paper: 
60 – 105g/m
2
 
(16 – 28lbs)
Japan: 900 
sheets (64g/m
2
)
Except for Japan: 
800 sheets 
(80g/m
2
)
Normal paper, printed 
paper, recycled, 
letterhead, punched 
paper, color paper
Enable 
(Paper 
empty and 3 
steps)
Up
Within 
12sec *1
Down
Free fall
Paper size (set by 
software)
Paper size 
change method
Paper type 
setting
Paper size setting 
when shipping
Allowable paper 
type and weight 
for paper feed 
Paper capacity 
(Standard paper)
Paper type
Paper 
remaining 
detection
Tray lift time
Japan:
A4, B5, 8.5" x 11"
AB series (Europe, 
SCA):
A4, 8.5" x 11"
AB series (Other):
A4, B5, 8.5" x 11"
Inch Series:
8.5" x 11", A4
Size setting by 
serviceman
(B5 available 
through bolt 
fixing and 
setting by 
serviceman)
YES
Japan: B5
Inch Series:
8.5" x 11"
AB Series: A4 
(16K is not 
supported.)
Normal paper:
60 – 105g/m
(16 – 28lbs)
Japan: 1300 
sheets (64g/m
2
)
Except for Japan: 
1200 sheets 
(80g/m
2
)
Normal paper, 
printed paper, 
recycled, letterhead, 
punched paper, color 
paper
Enable 
(Paper 
empty and 
3 steps)
Up
Within 
12sec *1
Down
Free fall
Paper size
Paper size 
change method
Paper type 
setting
Paper size 
setting when 
shipping
Allowable paper 
type and weight 
for paper feed 
Paper capacity 
(Standard paper)
Paper type
Document detection
Paper 
remaining 
detection
A3, B4, A4, A4R, B5, 
B5R, A5R, 8K, 16K, 
16KR
11 x 17, 8.5 x 14, 
8.5 x 13, 8.5 x 11, 
8.5 x 11R, 7.25 x 
10.5R, 5.5 x 8.5R, 
Special size (Tab 
paper is of A4; limited 
to tab width 12mm –  
20mm/8.5 x 11; tab 
width 6.1mm – 
17mm.)
Guide 
adjustment by 
user
YES
Shipped with 
the paper 
guide width 
at Max.
Normal paper: 
60 – 105g/m
(16 – 28 lbs)
Thick paper: 
106 – 128g/m
2
 
(29 – 34 lbs)
205g/m
2
 (110 lbs)
176g/m
2
 (65 lbs)
OHP, label sheet, 
tab paper *1, *2
Standard 
paper
Japan: 550 
sheets 
(64g/m
2
)
Except for 
Japan: 500 
sheets 
(80g/m
2
)
Normal paper, 
printed paper, 
recycled, 
letterhead, 
punched paper, 
color paper, thick 
paper, label 
sheet, OHP, tab 
paper
Automatic 
detection
Auto-AB
A3, B4, A4, 
A4R, B5, 
B5R, 
8.5 × 13
Enable 
(Paper 
empty 
and 3 
steps)
OHP
40 sheets
Automatic 
detection
Auto-inch
11 × 17, 
8.5 × 14, 
8.5 × 11, 
8.5 × 11R, 
7.25 × 
10.5R
Tab paper Enable
For 8K, 16K, and 16KR, 
setting is made 
manually. 
Detection 
disregard 
setting 
Enable
Paper size
Paper size 
change 
method
Paper 
type 
setting
Paper size 
setting when 
shipping
Allowable paper 
type and weight 
for paper feed 
Paper capacity 
(Standard paper)
Paper type
Document detection
Paper 
remaining 
detection
A3, B4, A4, A4R, 
B5, B5R, 8K, 16K, 
16KR
11 × 17, 8.5 × 14, 
8.5 × 13, 
8.5 × 11, 
8.5 × 11R, 
7.25 × 10.5R
Guide 
adjustment by 
user
YES
Shipped with 
the paper 
guide width 
at Max.
Normal paper: 
60 – 105g/m
(16 – 28 lbs)
*1, *2
Thick paper: 
106 – 128g/m
(29 – 34 lbs)
205g/m
2
 (110 lbs)
176g/m
2
 (651 lbs)
Japan: 550 
sheets (64g/m
2
)
Except for 
Japan: 500 
sheets (80g/m
2
)
Normal paper, 
printed paper, 
recycled, 
letterhead, 
punched paper, 
color paper, thick 
paper
Automatic 
detection
Auto-AB
A3, B4, A4, A4R, 
B5, B5R, 8.5×13
Enable 
(Paper 
empty and 
3 steps)
Automatic 
detection
Auto-inch
11 × 17, 8.5 × 14, 
8.5 × 11, 8.5 × 11R, 
7.25 × 10.5R
For 8K, 16K, and 16KR, setting is 
made manually. 
AR-M550/M620  SPECIFICATIONS  3 - 3
• Manual paper feed
*1: For paper exceeding 105g/m
2
, A4/8.5 x 11 or smaller. For paper exceeding 128g/m
2
, horizontal feed only.
*2: Multi-back surface copy is enable only in single feed.
• Duplex
(2)
Finishing performance
B. Scanner section (read)
(1)
Type
(2)
Original standard position, scanning size, and 
scanning area
a. Original standard position
b. Scanning size
(3)
Resolution
* Except for FAX sending
(4)
Gradation
(5)
Scanning speed
(6)
Light source
(7)
Scanning sensor
Paper size
Paper type 
setting
Allowable paper type and 
weight for paper feed 
Paper capacity 
(Standard paper)
Paper type
Document detection
Paper empty 
detection
A3, B4, A4, A4R, 
B5, B5R, A5R, 8K, 
16K, 16KR, 
Postcard
11×17, 8.5×14, 
8.5×13, 8.5×11, 
8.5×11R, 
7.25×10.5R, 
5.5×8.5R
YES
Thin paper: 52 – 59g/m
2
 
(14 – 15lbs) (Tab paper in 
single feed)
Normal paper:
60 – 105g/m
2
 (16 – 28 lbs)
Thick paper:
106 – 128g/m
2
 (29 – 34 lbs), 
176g/m
2
 (65 lbs) cover
205g/m
2
 (110 lbs) Index
OHP, postcard,
label sheet, tab paper*1, *2
Plain paper : 100 
sheets (80g/m
2
)
Postcard: 20 
sheets
OHP: 20 sheets
Normal paper, recycled 
paper, printed paper, 
punched paper, color 
paper, letterhead, back 
paper, label paper, thick 
paper, OHP, tab paper (tab 
width 20mm or less)
Automatic 
detection
Auto-AB
A3, B4, A4, A4R, B5, B5R, 
Postcard, A5R
YES
Automatic 
detection
Auto-inch
11×17, 8.5×14, 8.5×13, 
8.5×11, 8.5×11R, 
7.25×10.5R, 5.5×8.5R
Detection of 8K and 16K in the manual 
paper feed tray is not performed. 
System
Non stack system
Paper size
A3, B4, A4, A4R, B5, B5R, A5R, 8K, 16K, 
16KR, 11 x 17, 8.5 x 14, 8.5 x 13, 8.5 x 11, 8.5 
x 11R, 8.5 x 5.5R
Type and weight of 
paper which can be 
passed
Plain paper: 60 – 105g/m² (16 – 28lbs)
Thick paper: 106 – 128g/m² (29 – 34 lbs), 
176g/m² (65 lbs cover)
205g/m² (110 lbs) Index
Paper exit position / 
system
Main unit top surface face-down paper exit
Paper exit capacity
250 sheets (80g/m
2
 paper)
Paper exit paper size/
kind
All kinds of paper which can be fed
Remaining paper 
detection
None
Paper exit paper full 
detection
Provided
Document table mode / SPF (front side) mode
Scanning method By the CCD image sensor.
SPF (back side) mode
Scanning method By the CIS image sensor
Document table
Left bottom reference
SPF
Center reference
Max. original size AB Series
A3
Inch Series
11 × 17
Scan 
resolution 
(dpi)
Copy mode
Platen
Magnification 
ratio
25 – 99
Normal 
ratio
101 – 171
172 – 400
600 × 600
600 × 600
600 × 600
600 × 
(600 × 2)
SPF
Magnification 
ratio
25 – 99
Normal 
ratio
101 – 117
118 – 200
When in 
single copy
600 × 367
600 × 367
600 × 367
600 × 600
When in 
duplex copy 
(front) CCD
600 × 600
600 × 600
600 × 
(600 × 2)
600 × 
(600 × 2)
When in 
duplex copy 
(back) CIS
600 × 300
600 × 300
600 × 600
600 × 600
Input and 
send 
resolution 
(dpi)
When in the Fax send mode and the scanner FAX broadcast mode
Select mode
Standard
Fine 
text
Super 
fine test
Ultra 
fine text
600dpi 
send *
Input resolution: 
OC
600 × 600
600 × 
600
600 × 
600
600 × 600
Input resolution:
SPF simplex
600 × 367
600 × 
367
600 × 
367
600 × 367
Input resolution:
SPF simplex 
(front) CCD
600 × 600
600 × 
600
600 × 
600
600 × 600
Input resolution : 
SPF duplex 
(back) CIS
600 × 300
600 × 
300
600 × 
300
600 × 300
Communication 
resolution
FAX
203.2 × 
97.8
203.2 × 
195.6
230.2 × 
391
406.4 × 
391
Internet FAX
200 × 100
200 × 
200
200 × 
400
400 × 
400
600 × 
600
Input and 
send 
resolution 
(dpi)
Scanner mode
Select mode
200 × 200
300 × 300
400 × 400
600 × 600
Input resolution: 
OC
600 × 600
600 × 600
600 × 600
600 × 600
Input resolution: 
SPF simplex
600 × 367
600 × 367
600 × 367
600 × 367
Input resolution: 
SPF duplex 
(front) CCD
600 × 600
600 × 600
600 × 600
600 × 600
Input resolution: 
SPF duplex 
(back) CIS
600 × 300
600 × 300
600 × 300
600 × 300
Communication 
resolution
200 × 200
300 × 300
400 × 400
600 × 600
Input
Output
256 gradations (8bit)
2 gradations (1bit)
Scans per minute
DSPF
65 surfaces (single)
76 surfaces (duplex)
Type
None-electrode xenon lamp (Front), LED (Back)
Type
Monochrome CCD
AR-M550/M620  SPECIFICATIONS  3 - 4
C. Scanner section (write)
(1)
Type
(2)
Laser unit specifications
(3)
Resolution
(4)
Gradation
D. Image processing section
(1)
Imaging speed
(2)
Photosensitive drum
(3)
Toner
(4)
Developer
(5)
Charging
(6)
Exposure
(7)
Developing system
(8)
Transfer
(9)
Paper separation system
(10)
Discharging
(11)
Cleaning
(12) Waste toner collector capacity
E. Fuser section
(1)
Type
(2) Fuser temperature
(4)
Heat roller
(5)
Pressure roller
(6)
Method
F. Drive section
Scan system
Laser scanning
Rotation speed
34000 rpm
Mirror surfaces
14 surfaces
Laser power
0.385 ±0.04 mW
Laser beam size
Main scan: 60 – 85 mm, 
sub scan: 75 – 110 mm
Laser wavelength
770 – 795 nm
Scan width (sub scan 
direction)
AB series: 420 mm
Inch series: 432mm
Main scanning direction
Sub scanning direction
600dpi
600dpi
2 gradations (1bit)
335 mm/sec
Type
OPC 
φ
80mm
Life
55ppm: 250K, 62ppm: 300K
Capacity
1430g (Other countries), 1180g (Japan)
Capacity
650g
Life
55ppm: 250K, 62ppm: 300K
Type
Corotron
Voltage
–620V±5V
System
Exposure from laser diode
System
Dry, 2-component magnetic brush development
Voltage
–500V±5V (Developing mode) 
+150V (Cleaning mode)
System
Static electricity transfer (transfer belt method)
Transfer section
When cleaning
Voltage
1.5 – 2.0kV
AC 4.5kV, DC –100V
Current
35
µ
A
System
Curvature separation + Separation pawl
System
Discharging lamp method
System
Counter blade system
Capacity
40% of toner capacity
System
Heat roller attachment system
Mode
Control temperature
U.S.A
Canada
Inch
Japan
AB_B
Europe
U.K
Aus.
AB_A
Copy/Print 
mode
Normal mode control temperature
Upper heat roller
200
200
200
185
200
200
200
200
200
Normal mode control temperature
Lower heat roller
200
200
200
185
200
200
200
200
200
Thick paper mode  control 
temperature
Upper heat roller
220
220
220
220
220
220
220
220
220
Thick paper mode  control 
temperature
Lower heat roller
220
220
220
220
220
220
220
220
220
Pre-heat 
mode
Energy saving mode control 
temperature
Upper heat roller
170
170
170
140
170
170
170
170
170
Control temperature when 
resetting from pre-heat to B/W
Lower heat roller
170
170
170
140
170
170
170
170
170
Type
Teflon lined
Life
300K
Type
Silicone rubber roller
Life
300K
Forced release by releasing tabs
Drive section
Motor name
Motor type
Image scanner
Scanner motor
Stepping motor
Developing system
Developing motor
DC brush-less motor
Paper feed and 
conveyance
Paper feed motor
DC brush-less motor
Transfer, OPC drum
OPC drum motor
DC brush-less motor
Fusing
Fusing motor
DC brush-less motor
AR-M550/M620  SPECIFICATIONS  3 - 5
3. Operating specifications
A. Common operations
(1) Warm-up, jam recovery time, low power mode, sleep mode
a. Warm-up time (ambient temp. of 20°C)
b. Jam recovery time
c. Low power mode, sleep mode
*1: Calculation formula: 3.85 x ipm + 5W
*2: Calculation formula: 3.85 x ipm + 50W
(ipm: input page per minute)
(2) Size sensing summary
Yes: detection; yes
USER: by USER setting
USER 1: USER SETTING 1 (INCH series)
USER 2: USER SETTING 2 (AB series)
SVC: By serviceman setting
No: detection; no (engine performs as extra mode)
N/A: Not applicable
PRT Key OP: by printer key operator program
T/C: Simulation setting(by Serviceman)
The size detection- off mode will be added in printer key operator program. Refer to Front panel spec.
 
 
*1: China destination only
*2: Except Tab Paper type
*3: Except Heavy/Label/Transparency/Tab paper type
After turned on
Max. 120 seconds
Reset time from preheat mode Within 30 seconds
Jam recovery time
Within approx. 30 sec (Condition: door open/
fusing unit pull-out, after leaving for 60sec, 
standard condition, polygon stop)
Under 30 seconds (conditions: door open)
AR-555/550 AR-625/620
Low power consumption 
mode
S/U model*1
216.75W
243.7W
M/N model*2
261.75W
288.7W
Reset time from low power mode
30sec
Power consumption in the 
sleep mode
S/U model*1
20W or less
M/N model*2
95W or less
Shift time to sleep mode
90 min (Max. 240 min)
Destination
All Destinations
Paper size
Tray 1 
tandem 
tray  left
Tray 2 
tandem 
tray  right
Tray 3
Universal tray
Tray 4
Drawer Tray
LCC desk
Multi bypass tray
Inserter tray
USER 1
USER 2
USER 1
USER 2
USER 1
USER 2
USER 1
USER 2
A6-R
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
5.5 x 8.5 in.-R
N/A
N/A
Yes *2
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Yes *2
N/A
Yes
USER
A5-R
N/A
N/A
N/A
Yes *2
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Yes *2
USER
Yes
B5
N/A
SVC
N/A
Yes *2
N/A
Yes
N/A
N/A
Yes *2
USER
Yes
B5R
N/A
N/A
N/A
Yes *2
N/A
Yes
N/A
N/A
Yes *2
USER
Yes
Executive-R
N/A
N/A
Yes *2
N/A
Yes
N/A
N/A
Yes *2
N/A
Yes
USER
Letter
USER
SVC
Yes
N/A
Yes
N/A
SVC
Yes
N/A
Yes
USER
Letter-R
N/A
N/A
Yes *2
N/A
Yes
N/A
N/A
Yes
N/A
Yes
USER
A4
USER
SVC
N/A
Yes
N/A
Yes
SVC
N/A
Yes
USER
Yes
A4-R
N/A
N/A
N/A
Yes *2
N/A
Yes
N/A
N/A
Yes
USER
Yes
Legal
N/A
N/A
Yes *3
N/A
Yes *2
N/A
N/A
Yes *3
N/A
Yes
USER
Foolscap
N/A
N/A
N/A
Yes *3
N/A
Yes *2
N/A
N/A
Yes *3
USER
Yes
B4
N/A
N/A
N/A
Yes *3
N/A
Yes *2
N/A
N/A
Yes *3
USER
Yes
A3
N/A
N/A
N/A
Yes *3
N/A
Yes *2
N/A
N/A
Yes *3
USER
Yes
11 x 17 in
N/A
N/A
Yes *3
N/A
Yes *2
N/A
N/A
Yes *3
N/A
Yes
USER
Postcard
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
Yes
N/A
N/A
Custom
148-181mm
N/A
N/A
USER
USER
N/A
N/A
N/A
USER
USER
N/A
N/A
182-432mm
N/A
N/A
USER
USER
N/A
N/A
N/A
USER
USER
N/A
N/A
8K *1
N/A
N/A
USER
USER
USER
USER
N/A
USER
USER
USER
USER
16K *1
N/A
N/A
USER
USER
USER
USER
N/A
USER
USER
USER
USER
16K-R *1
N/A
N/A
USER
USER
USER
USER
N/A
USER
USER
USER
USER

Download Sharp AR-M550 (serv.man8) Service Manual (Repair Manual)

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