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AR-157E, AR-157EN Copier Specifications
(MSRP $2,450.00; mfr. discontinued 2003)
The Sharp AR-157E Digital Imager combines leading edge features with flexible functionally all in a compact desktop design. With a two tray 500-sheet letter/legal paper supply, 50-sheet bypass tray, Scan-Once Print-Many (SOPM) technology, and standard duplex copying capability, the AR-157E Imager is well equipped to deliver the productivity required in toady's fast-paced office environments.

With the optional MFP kit, the AR-157E Imager becomes a 600 dpi laser printer and 600 x 1200 dpi full color scanner. Additionally, the AR-157E Imager uses a cost-efficient conventional supply system (separate toner, developer, and drum), which is more economical and can reduce you total cost of ownership.
PDF AR-157E Users Guide & Owners Operation Manual

Consumable Supplies
Type 3-componet system: toner cartridge, developer and drum
Supply Code: Supply / Yield Add to Cart AR-168NT: Black Toner / 6,500 ($48.96)
AR-152NT Toner Replaced by AR-168NT Toner
Add to Cart AR-152ND: Developer / 25,000 ($24.96)
Add to Cart AR-152DR: Drum / 25,000 ($33.96)
AR-150CB: Drum Cleaning Blade / 25,000+ (NLA)

Discontinued by Sharp as supply item. Order as part below.
Routine Replacement PartsCheck HERE to find other Genuine Sharp Parts
Sharp Parts
Part Code: Description
Add to Cart CCLEZ0013QS01: Drum Cln Blade / 25,000+ ($37.66)
Add to Cart DUNTW0285RS13: Fusing Unit ($148.66)
Add to Cart CHLDZ0010RS52: Transfer Charger (TC) Unit ($37.66)
CHLDZ0010QS51 = CHLDZ0010QS52 = CHLDZ0010RS52
Add to Cart CDRM-0002RS7J: Drum Housing Process Unit ($71.66)
CDRM-0002QS7A, CDRM-0002RS7A, CDRM-0002RS7F, Toshiba
6LA58936800 replaced by CDRM-0002RS7J

Add to Cart DUNT-0221RS12 Developer DV Unit ($117.66)
DUNT-0221RSZZ replaced by DUNT-0221RS12

AR-157E Details
AR-157E Copier Specifications
Type Digital copying machine, desk-top type
Copy System Dry, electronic
Originals Sheets, bound documents
Feeder Standard 30-Sheet Single Pass Feeder (SPF)
Original Size Max 8 1/2" x 14"
Copy Sizes 3 1/2" x 5 1/2" to 8/12" x 14"
Copy Speed 15 copiers per minute
Continuous Copy Max 99; subtractive counter
Copy Ratio Variable: 25%-400% in 1% increments (total 376 steps) Fixed Presets: 25%, 64%, 78%, 100%, 129%, 400%
First Copy Time Approx. 9.6 sec. (normal copying mode)
Copy Paper Feed Two 250-sheet paper tray with automatic feed; One bypass tray with 50-sheet automatic feed capability
Fusing System Heat Roller
Developing System Magnetic brush development
Exposure System Original table: Moving optical source, slit exposure (stationary platen) with automatic exposure
Light Source Xenon lamp
Resolution Output: 600 dpi
Gradation Scan: 256 levels; Output: 2 Levels
Memory 16 MB (1 duplex-page memory buffer)
Power Consumption Max 1.3 kW
Weight Approx. 50.7 lbs.; including supplies
Copier Dimensions 19.6"(W) x 19.4"(D) x 18.3"(H)
 AR-157E Consumables
AR-152NT Toner 6,500 yield (Required)
AR-152ND Developer 25,000 yield (Required)
AR-152DR Drum 25,000 yield (Included)
 AR-157E Optional Equipment
AR-PG2 MFP Expansion Kit
 AR-157E Optional AR-PG2 Specifications: PC Printer
PDL Host-based
Resolution 600dpi/300dpi
Print Speed Up to 12ppm
Standard Interface IEEE 12894 bi-directional Parallel Port (I); USB Port (I)
Plug and Play Yes
Operating System Microsoft Windows 95, 98, ME, XP, Windows 2000, NT4 Workstation (with SP6)
Memory Shared
Paper Selection Tray 1, Tray 2, or Bypass tray
N-UP Printing Yes 2/4
Fit to Page Yes
Print Quality Selection Draft, Normal
Watermark Yes
 AR-157E Optional AR-PG2 Specifications: PC Color Scanner
Scanning Protocol TWAIN Compliant
Type Flatbed Color Scanner
Resolution 600 x 1200 dpi
Interface USB
Operating System Microsoft Windows 98, ME, XP Windows 2000
Scanning Utility Software Button Manager / Sharpdesk
 AR-157E Optional AR-PG2 Specifications: Status Monitor
Operating System Microsoft Windows 98, ME XP, Windows 2000
Normal Indications Scanning, Copying, and Sending
Warning Indications Supplies low
Error Indications Supplies empty, covers open, misfeed, communication
Remote Diagnostics F.A.S.T

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