Konica Minolta Business Solutions unveiled several new network-ready color and monochrome printers to add to the company’s line of printers and all-in-ones. The new products include 4 color magicolor laser printers and 2 new monochrome pagepro laser printers. According to Konica Minolta, “all of the new printers are versatile, cost-effective and provide several attractive features compared to similar models offered by competitors.”
The magicolor 8650DN boasts an ultra-fast 11 x 17/A3 tandem engine with quick warm-up and first page out time, and is driven by the Konica Minolta’s exclusive Emperon™ Print System to produce 35 pages per minute (PPM) at maximum of 19,200 x 600 dpi resolution for color and black and white prints on a variety of media sizes and weights (including banner paper). Its performance includes a Gigabit Ethernet, 100 percent duplex productivity, monthly duty cycle of 150,000 pages and convenient printer management functions such as: an intuitive front keypad; an easy-to-follow menu system; an informative, back-lit LCD; and on-screen toner gauges. Additionally, the printer comes with optional document protection features, such as an encryption kit and a biometric authentication unit, which reads the vein patterns of an end-user’s finger.
A modern powerhouse, the magicolor 4650 Series boasts a high-speed tandem engine that produces 25 PPM color and black and white prints, as well as a powerful processor driven by the Emperon Print System. The user-friendly, low-noise machine features Simitri™ HD color polymerized toner; direct printing capability from USB flash drives; a new contemporary design with a lower height for increased accessibility; and an intuitive control panel. Its monthly duty cycle is 90,000 pages.
The magicolor 2590MF enables several functions – print, copy, scan and fax – in a single compact desktop unit, at 20 PPM black and white, and 5 PPM color. It is capable of scanning and printing up to 8.5 x 14 inches; has a 33.6K bps Super G3 fax and prints at 2400 x 600 dpi. Additionally, the magicolor 2590MF offers standard SNMP MIB Reporting, Pagescope device management and SMTP Authentication. The MSRP for the magicolor 2590MF is $699; it is available immediately.
These network printers support a print engine yields as high as 150,000 – 200,000 pages per month, Konica Minolta’s Emperon Print System powers the printers with an advanced 500 MHz processor and Gigabit ethernet enabling smooth and easy integration into a wide variety of IT environments. The pagepro 4650EN boasts an output of 35 PPM and the pagepro 5650EN features 45 PPM. Capable of holding up to 500 sheets of paper in the base version and 1,800 sheets of paper when fully equipped, both printers also have 128 MB standard memory expandable to 384 MB and an optional 40 GB hard drive for enhanced functions including password protected secure printing.