GLOSSARY OF TERMS
Maximum paper through-put of 11X17 and in some cases 12X18
Maximum paper through-put of 8.5 X14
Application Communication Module
Automatic Document Feeder (for originals)
A device used for automatically feeding multiple pages into a multifunction device.
A propriety file format developed by Adobe for representing single-page vector based drawings in either the EPS or PDF formats
Windows Bitmap Format - An image file format used to store bitmap digital images
A tray used for multipurpose media, from letter, legal, cardstock, labels, etc.
Pages produced on an output device.
The process of generating a color image by absorbing light and reflecting whats left.
The means by which original sets are separated from each other for easy identification.
Usually an electrical process of setting the image quality to a known standard such as a test sheet.
A form of financing the acquisition of a photocopier that includes the machine rental plus the copy charge to arrive at a net cost per copy (click charge).
A term used to describe how much information (toner usage)
Cost Per Copy- Cost calculated based on supplies for black and white or color output
Copies per Minute - Maximum Speed that an output device is capable of delivering paper to the output
Cost Per Page- Page cost calculated for a printed document or a copy from the document feeder or glass.
Reversing Automatic Document Feeder (for originals)
2 Sided Copy-Print / Network
Document Structuring Convention- A set of standards for post script
Data Security Kit - Data Security Kit for Sharp MX models
An automatic document feeder capable of reading both sides of an original in a single pass
Two Sided Printing / Copying.
A term that refers to the amount of work that can be expected from a particular device .
External Accounting Module - Transfers data from one computer to another over the Internet or through a network.
Enterprise Content Management - Strategies , methods and tools used to capture, manage, store , preserver , and deliver content and documents.
Electronic Document Management - The process of storing and retrieving a document , both , scanned and images and electronic files.
Electronic for Imaging- Using computer and/or specialized hardware and software to capture,store and process flat information.
Enterprise Management System - Applications to support business Process
Encapsulated Postscript- A DSC - conforming Postscript
A type of physical network connection using wires.
File allocation Table - A computer file system architecture now widely used on most computer systems and most memory cards such as those used with digital cameras.
First Copy Output Time, usually a better Measure of speed/productivity rather than PPC/CPM
A protocol or set of instructions for how a file is transferred on a network from Point A to Point B
Graphics Interchange Format - Format that supports up to 8 Bits per pixel.
Graphical User Interface - offers graphical icons and visual indicators as opposed to text-based interfaces.
Capacity Feeder - Same as LCT Tandem Trays
Hard Disk Drive - Spooling or copying print jobs from the network.
Sharp;s portal to document distribution available on the AR M280/350/450 series enabling scanning and sending a document to six different destinations
Internet Protocol/Media Access Control
Images per Minute
Feature allowing you to program a sequence of instructions needed to execute a complicated copying job,
Large Capacity Tray
A source to be printed on. This could be the paper, labels, etc.
Multifunction Center, also another Acronym for MFP
Multifunctional Product. These devices are any combination of copier, fax, printer, or scanning.
Suffix to a Model, denotes Network Enabled Feature
Network Interface Card. The most common standard is Ethernet, which comes in two main options: 10BaseT and the newer and faster 100BaseT.
Optical Character Recognition- Software designed to translate text images into machine editable text.
OFF set Catch Tray
Printer Administration Utility- a network designed to speed up the installation and configurations of all connected Sharp Devices.
Page Per Minute / Copies Per Minute
One Sided Printing /Copying.
Small Office, Home Office Device
Scan Once, Print Many. SOPM is relative to the Analog days when each multiple copying required scanning of the original every time
Scan to Email
Scan to Fax
Scan to Network
Scan to USB
Usually near top of the line suffix, usually denotes Scan, Fax, and often, extra paper input trays
Post Office Protocol - Application to retrieve email from a remote server over a TCP/IP connection
Remote Email Diagnostic - Enable key Operators,IT Managers and Sharp Authorized Service Providers.
Recirculation Automatic Document Feeder
Red Green Blue
Raster Image Processor - A device responsible for taking the output of the print driver and turining it into raster (dot) Information
Reverse Single Pass Feeder
Software development Kit