Network Scanner Tool - Sharp

Posted on 2013-12-22
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Last Modified: 2013-12-23
Hi pplz,

I have a client who has a Sharp multi function. It has a USB / Network port.

It seems scan only works via USB.  However there is an addon card to make it work via the network. The USB is then connected to the back of the printer then connected to a card on the scanner then runs out via the Network.

The old server which I replaced had an item of software running called

"Network Scanner Tool Version 3.2

The Network Scanner Tool receives scanned image files from network scanner devices
Question by:Alwayslearningmore
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by:Patrick Bogers
ID: 39734549

From the intro i understand you want to have the tool installed again?
If so you can download the newest version here.
(Although this looks to me like a security tool)

Maybe you are better off with this piece of Sharp software.
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Expert Comment

by:Chris Millard
ID: 39734577
The network scanner tool is normally a piece of software called "SharpDesk". I have a client who lease their MFPs and they got SharpDesk as part of that, but it think you normally have to pay for it.

Author Comment

ID: 39734597
Here is a screenshot of the software I am looking for .
Supports up to 4K resolution!

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by:Joe Winograd, EE MVE 2015&2016
ID: 39734609
Find out the exact model number from your client and then search for available downloads here:

Regards, Joe
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Expert Comment

by:Chris Millard
ID: 39734728
@Alwaysleaningmore - indeed. That is part of the SharpDesk software...

Author Comment

ID: 39735148
The model is an AR-M207. Thanks guys
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Accepted Solution

Joe Winograd, EE MVE 2015&2016 earned 2000 total points
ID: 39735216
Unfortunately, according to the Sharp website, there are no software downloads for that model:
Sharp AR-M207 downloadsHere's the link to a description of the Sharp Network Scanner Tool:

As you can see at the bottom, it says, "Requires Sharpdesk v3.3 or later; Sharpdesk sold separately."

Here's the link to a description of Sharpdesk:

Your version is 3.2. The links above are to 3.3. If you Google "Sharp Network Scanner Tool" or "Sharpdesk", you will get plenty of hits for downloading the software. I personally would not trust any of them, especially since this is for a client. I would get in touch with Sharp via their contact form:

Just my opinion. Regards, Joe

Author Comment

ID: 39735877
I did try Sharp today they palmed me off to the local dealer who had no idea.

Any how I ended up setting up scan to FTP as the answer this solve the issue thank you all for your help .
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Expert Comment

by:Joe Winograd, EE MVE 2015&2016
ID: 39736102
You're welcome. And thanks to you for letting us know how you fixed it...utilizing FTP was a good idea. Regards, Joe

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