Sharp BP 30M28 Specification



Powerful features that keep you in touch
The way we work—and where we work—is changing fast, so we need new ways to connect and share information smoothly and securely. That's where this MFP comes in. It's a smart and flexible solution for all your business-essential document needs. Even though it's packed with advanced technology, it's easy and intuitive to use. Whether in the office or beyond, your team will enjoy a streamlined workflow.


  • Multifunctional Print, Copy, Scan and Optional FAX
  • A3 B&W Laser
  • Print speed up to 28 ppm (A4)
  • Scan speed Max. 60 originals/min.
  • Print Resolution 600 x 600 dpi
  • 7.0-inch colour LCD touchscreen
  • PCL 6 emulation, Adobe® PostScript® 3™ Option



High Productivity

  • 100-sheet RSPF scans documents at 60 opm*1 (one-sided)
  • Space-efficient inner finisher (option) automates document sorting and stapling
  • Print Release function enables printout from any compatible networked MFP*2
  • Direct printing of Microsoft® Office (docx, xlsx, pptx) files*3 (option)
  • OCR allows users to convert scanned documents into editable Office Open XML (docx, xlsx, pptx) files and searchable PDFs (option)
  • Multicrop/Image Crop functions simultaneously scan multiple receipts/photos and save them as separate files
  • Supports compact PDF (option)
  • For large-volume scanned data, a URL can be generated and shared via email
  • Inbound routing lets you forward received faxes to a shared folder or email address without printing to paper (option)

Exceptional Ease of Use

  • Easy UI mode on 7.0-inch colour LCD touchscreen
  • Dedicated user icons allow quick login to personalised operation screen
  • Red and green LED lamps light up to notify users of machine/job status
  • Job Separator (option) prevents copy/print/fax (option) jobs from getting mixed together
  • Low power consumption of only 0.5 W in fax/network standby mode

Secure Information Sharing

  • Wireless connectivity enables easy access from mobile devices and flexible MFP placement (option)
  • Secondary Ethernet port supports additional network*4
  • NFC*5 and QR Code enable easy direct connection between MFP and mobile device
  • Sharpdesk Mobile print/scan application*6 enables scanned documents to be saved to a mobile device, or files on that device to be printed
  • Supports AirPrint printing service (option)
  • Application Portal offers apps for downloading and installing onto MFP
  • Easy access to public cloud services via single sign-on (option)
  • Sends scanned data via Gmail™ or Microsoft Exchange/Online*7 accounts
  • Sharp OSA (Open Systems Architecture) allows integration with network and cloud-based applications (option)
  • Advanced system/data protection and access control, including firmware self-recovery and whitelisting*8


  1. Originals per minute; when feeding A4 (8 1/2" x 11") sheets.
  2. Contact a Sharp customer representative for details on the recommended maximum number of connectable MFPs.
  3. This function is enabled via Qualcomm® DirectOffice™ technology.
  4. Requires third-party Ethernet adaptor that supports two lines.
  5. The NFC interface is for Android™ devices running Android 9 or earlier. Requires third-party NFC card reader.
  6. Availability varies by country/region.
  7. Exchange Server 2010/2013/2016, Exchange Online
  8. Certain functions require optional equipment.


Product Specification




Desktop Multifunctional

Available Core functions

Print, Copy, Scan, & Optional Fax





Engine speed

A4 (8 1/2" x 11")*1
BP-30M35 : Max. 35 ppm
BP-30M31 : Max. 31 ppm
BP-30M28 : Max. 28 ppm
A3 (11" x 17")
BP-30M35 : Max. 19 ppm
BP-30M31 : Max. 17 ppm
BP-30M28 : Max. 17 ppm

Control panel display

7.0-inch color LCD touchscreen

Paper size

Max. A3 (11" x 17"), min. A6 (5 1/2" x 8 1/2")*2

Paper capacity(80 g/m²)

Standard :
1,100 sheets
(2 x 500-sheet tray and 100-sheet multi bypass tray)
Maximum :
2,100 sheets
(1,100 sheets & optional 2 x 500-sheet tray)

Paper weight

Tray 1 : 60 g/m² to 105 g/m² (16 lbs bond to 28 lbs bond)
Tray 2-4 : 60 g/m² to 200 g/m² (16 lbs bond to 110 lbs index)
Multi bypass tray : 55 g/m² to 200 g/m² (13 lbs bond to 110 lbs index)

Warm-up time*3

BP-30M35 : 20 sec. *4
BP-30M31/30M28 : 19 sec. *4


Standard : 4 GB (copy/print shared) 128 GB SSD *5
Option : 512 GB SSD*5 *6

Power requirements

Rated local AC voltage ±10%, 50/60 Hz

Power consumption

BP-30M35 : Max. 1.45 kW (220 V to 240 V)
BP-30M31/30M28 : Max. 1.44 kW (110 V to 127 V)

Dimensions (W x D x H)

620 x 614 x 830 mm
(24 27/64" x 24 3/16" x 32 11/16")

Weight (approx.)

49 kg (108.1 lbs)



Original paper size

Max. A3 (11" x 17")

First copy time*7

BP-30M35 : 4.0 sec.
BP-30M31/30M28 : 4.3 sec.

Continuous copy

Max. 9,999 copies


Scan : 600 x 600 dpi, 600 x 400 dpi Print : 600 x 600 dpi


Equivalent to 256 levels

Zoom range

25% to 400% (25% to 200% using RSPF) in 1% increments

Preset copy ratios

Metric : 10 ratios (5R/5E)
Inch : 8 ratios (4R/4E)



Scan method

Push scan (via control panel)
Pull scan (TWAIN-compliant application)

Scan speed*8

Color & B/W Max. 60 originals/min.


Push scan : 100, 150, 200, 300, 400, 600 dpi
Pull scan : 75, 100, 150, 200, 300, 400, 600 dpi
50 dpi to 9,600 dpi via user setting *9

File formats

TIFF, PDF, PDF/A-1a *10, PDF/A-1b, encrypted PDF, XPS, compact PDF*11 *12, JPEG*12, searchable PDF *10, OOXML (pptx, xlsx, docx) *10, text (TXT [UTF-8]) *10, rich text (RTF) *10

Scan destinations

Scan to email/desktop*13/FTP server/network folder (SMB)/USB drive/local drive



Document filing capacity*14

Main and custom folders: Max. 5,000 pages or 500 files
Quick file folder: Max. 5,000 pages or 500 files
Main and custom folders: Max. 20,000 pages or 3,000 files
Quick file folder: Max. 10,000 pages or 1,000 files

Stored jobs*15

Copy, print, scan, fax

Storage folders

Quick file folder, main folder, custom folder (max. 1,000 folders)




1,200 x 600 dpi, 600 x 600 dpi


USB 2.0 (host, high-speed), 10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T, wireless LAN (IEEE 802.11 b/g/n)*16

Supported OS*17

Windows Server® 2012, Windows Server® 2012 R2, Windows Server® 2016, Windows Server® 2019, Windows® 8.1, Windows® 10,
Mac OS 10.9, 10.10, 10.11, 10.12, 10.13, 10.14, 10.15, 11

Network protocols


Printing protocols

LPR, Raw TCP (port 9100), POP3 (email printing), HTTP, FTP for downloading print files, IPP, SMB, WSD


Standard : PCL 6 emulation
Option : Adobe® PostScript® 3™

Available fonts

80 fonts for PCL, 139 fonts for Adobe PostScript 3



Compression method


Communication protocol

Super G3/G3

Transmission time

Less than 3 seconds*18

Modem speed

33,600 bps to 2,400 bps with automatic fallback

Transmission resolution

From Standard (203.2 x 97.8 dpi) to Ultra Fine (406.4 x 391 dpi)

Recording size

A3 to A5 (11" x 17" to 5 1/2" x 8 1/2")


1 GB (built-in)

Greyscale levels

Equivalent to 256 levels



  • All specifications subject to change without notice
  • *1:Long-edge feeding.
  • *2:Only short-edge feeding can be used with A6 (5 1/2" x 8 1/2") paper.
  • *3:In a standard measurement environment. May vary depending on operating conditions and environment.
  • *4:When starting the MFP via the power button. 30 sec. (BP-30M35) or 29 sec. (BP-30M31/30M28) when starting via the main power switch.
  • *5:SSD capacity depends on procurement and sourcing status.
  • *6:Replacing the standard-equipped SSD with the optional BP-SD10 increases SSD capacity to 512 GB.
  • *7:Long-edge feeding of A4 (8 1/2" x 11") sheets from 1st paper tray, using document glass, MFP in fully ready condition. May vary depending on operating conditions and environment.
  • *8:Based on Sharp's A4 standard chart, using document feeder, long-edge feeding, one-sided scanning, and factory default settings. Scan speed will vary depending on the type of document and the scan settings.
  • *9:Resolution will vary depending on the size of the scanned area.
  • *10:Requires optional MX-EB20.
  • *11:Requires optional MX-EB19.
  • *12:Color/greyscale only.
  • *13:Requires Network Scanner Tool Lite.
  • *14:Storage capacity will vary depending on the type of document and the scan settings.
  • *15:Some features require optional equipment.*16:Requires optional MX-EB18. Availability of this option varies by country/region.*17:Requires optional MX-PK13 for Mac OS.*18:Based on Sharp's standard chart with approx. 700 characters (A4 or 8 1/2" x 11" long-edge feeding) at standard resolution in Super G3 mode, 33,600 bps, JBIG compression.
  • Design and specifications are subject to change without prior notice.
  • Microsoft, Windows Server, and Windows are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the US and/or other countries. Adobe and PostScript 3 are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Adobe in the US and/or other countries. QR Code is a registered trademark of DENSO WAVE INCORPORATED in Japan and other countries. AirPrint and Mac are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the US and other countries. Gmail and Android are trademarks of Google LLC. PCL is a registered trademark of Hewlett-Packard Company. Qualcomm DirectOffice is a product of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and/or its subsidiaries. Qualcomm is a trademark of Qualcomm Incorporated, registered in the US and other countries. DirectOffice is a trademark of CSR Imaging US, LP, registered in the US and other countries. All other brand names and product names may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owner


Creator : Teeratus R. 20 Dec 2021

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