Cheap Running Costs For Kyocera Printers
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While Kyocera sees itself as environmentally friendly, its claims its new range of colour printers will open the eyes of its competitors due to its low running costs.


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The A4 colour 21-30ppm printer market continues to grow strongly (+33 percent in 2008 over 2007), with predictions by IDC that growth will continue over the next few years.
Taking advantage of this market, Kyocera has responded by releasing its A4 colour printer range, which it claims has easy toner installation, as well as easy cleaning and paper jam removal thanks to the complete front access.
The company says there is improved printer quality due to:

  •  New small spherical toner and enlarged colour spectrum
  • Continuous calibration process keeps quality high
  • Automatic cleaning and registration for high quality and reliability
  • 3rd generation of interactive touch down developing system
  • 9,600 dpi equivalent resolution, trapping functionality
  • Perfect for Office Software: Excel, Word, PowerPoint

Other features include:

  • High print engine speed supported by 533/667 MHz CPU, 256 MB
  • Fast first page printing and reduced warm-up time
  • Print jobs can be managed individually
  • Duplex and network interface as standard
  • Duplex printing in landscape and portrait modes
  • Up to 3/4 paper cassettes for a maximum of 1,400/2,150 sheets
  • Support of coated paper with optional Multi-Media Feeder
  • Dedicated envelope mode
  • Control Panel timeout eliminates performance bottleneck in networks
  • New print controller technology for state of the art security functionality
  • Easy set up departmental codes via Control Panel for accounting
  • Up to 100 department codes can be managed
  • The department codes are locked with a pin code
  • Accounting reports with detailed information per department code

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