Small Business up to 30 cpm

18 ppm Digital Copier / Printer / Scanner

Designed to Deliver Reliability to Your Business!


AR5618D Scan

An Office-Essential Performer—
Built-In Duplexing, A3 Colour Scanning, and Network Print Upgradeability

Sharp is pleased to announce the new AR-5618D - A3 workgroup MFD with network upgradeable printing and colour scanning capability. This new model offers convenient features to help businesses maximise their document workflow efficiency while providing outstanding performance.

Key Featur

  • Copy, print and colour scan
  • Upgradeable to network printing 
  • Scan Once/Print Many function
  • Built-in duplex module for efficient two-sided copying/printing.
  • 40-sheet Reversing Single Pass Feeder
  • 600-sheet, expandable to max. 1,100 sheets.


  • 18 copies per minute
  • Quick first copy time of 7.2 seconds
  • Versatile Editing Functions


  • Speedy Printing with Sharp Technology
  • Duplex Printing
  • Network Printing (option)

Colour Scanning

  • A3 Full-Colour Scanning (option)
  • Scan to USB (option)


  • ARRP10: 40-sheet Reversing Single Pass Feeder (RSPF)
  • ARVR7: Document Cover
  • MXNB12: Network Expansion Kit
  • MXUSX1/X5: Sharpdesk 1/5- License Kit
  • MXUS10/50/100 License Kit
  • ARD36: 250 Sheet Paper Feed Unit
  • ARD37: 2x250 Sheet Paper Feed Unit





Paper size

Max. A3, min. A5 [min. A6R via bypass]

Standard paper capacity

350 sheets (250 + 100)

Max paper capacity

1,100 sheets with option

First copy time*1

7.2 seconds

Warm-up time*2

25 seconds



Power requirements

230~240V AC, 50/60 Hz

Power consumption

Max. 1.2 kW

Dimensions(W x D x H) (including document cover)

591 x 567 x 495 mm

Weight (approx.)

27.6 kg


Copy speed*3

18 cpm

Original size

Max. A3

Continuous copy

Max. 999 copies


600 x 600 dpi


256 levels

Zoom range

25% to 400% in 1% increments (50% to 200% using RSPF)

Fixed copy ratios

50, 70, 81, 86, 100, 115, 122, 141, 200%


Print speed (max.) *3

18 ppm


600 x 600 dpi


USB 2.0

Supported OS

Windows® 2000, Windows® XP, Windows Vista® Windows®7

PDL (emulation)

SPLC (Sharp Printer Language with Compression)

NETWORK PRINTER (Optional MXNB12 required)




10Base-T/100Base-TX, USB 2.0


600 x 600 dpi

Network Protocols


Supported OS

Windows® 2000, Windows® XP, Windows Server® 2003/32008, Windows Vista® Windows®7

PDL (emulation)




Pull scan (via TWAIN compliant application): Setting Range 50 to 9600 dpi
Push scan (via Button Manager): 75, 100, 150, 200, 300, 400, 600 dpi
USB memory scan: 300 dpi*4

File formats




Scanner utilities

Button Manager, Sharpdesk (optional)

Supported OS

Windows® 2000, Windows® XP, Windows Vista® Windows®7

*1:  When feeding A4 sheets from paper tray. May vary depending on operating conditions and environment.
*2:  At rated voltage, 23°C. May vary depending on operating conditions and environment.
*3:  A4 size
*4:  Requires optional MXNB12. Colour images only (not available for B/W and grayscale images).
*5:  Scan to USB Memory supports PDF files only.

  • Design and specifications are subject to change without prior notice
  • Some features require optional items. Please consult with an authorised Sharp reseller for details.
  • All information and technical details are correct as at machine release date.
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  • All other brand names and product names may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.
  • The Energy Star logo is a certification mark and may only be used to certify products that have been determined to meet the Energy Star programme requirements. Energy Star is a US registered mark. The Energy Star guidelines apply to products only in the US, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, and Japan.


Business Products Warranty Statement


This Sharp product is warranted against faults in material and manufacture for the period as stated in the table below.

In the event of any defect arising in the equipment during the warranty period, such repairs should only be carried out by the Dealer from which the unit was originally purchased or a Service Centre approved by Sharp to service this type of equipment These repairs would be carried out at no charge to the owner, subject to the conditions specified herein.

This warranty does not extend to defects or injuries caused by or resulting from causes not attributable to faulty parts or the manufacture of the product, including but not limited to, defect or injury caused by or resulting from misuse, abuse, neglect, lack of maintenance, accidental damage, improper voltage, liquid spillage, vermin infestation, software, or any alterations made to the product which are not authorised by Sharp.

Please retain your sales documentation, as this should be produced to validate a warranty claim. This warranty is in addition to and in no way limits, varies or excludes any implied rights and remedies under any relevant legislation in the country of sale.

This warranty does not cover transportation to and from the Sharp Approved Service Centre. Goods presented for repair may be replaced by refurbished goods of the same type rather than being repaired. Refurbished parts may be used to repair the goods. The repair of your goods may result in the loss of user generated data, please ensure that you have saved this data elsewhere prior to repair.

Australian customers: Our goods come with guarantees that cannot be excluded under the Australian Consumer Law. You are entitled to a replacement or refund for a major failure and for compensation for any other reasonably foreseeable loss or damage. You are also entitled to have the goods repaired or replaced if the goods fail to be of acceptable quality and the failure does not amount to a major failure. The criteria of a major failure is defined in the Australian Consumer Law. Should you require any assistance with a major failure please contact Sharp Customer Care.



Data Projector 24 months (excluding lamps and air filters)
Copier / Printer   6 months
Electronic Cash Registers 12 months
Facsimile 12 months
Information Display Panel 36 months
POS Terminals 12 months
AL Copier 12 months
Calculator 12 months
Personal Organiser 12 months

IMPORTANT NOTICE: This warranty applies to products sold in Australia & New Zealand