In a row of fostering its digital printing portfolio, Konica Minolta launches a series of color & monochrome Multi-functional products. The Japanese Printing technology major claims to have integrated its award-winning INFO-Palette design for multi-touch functionality to enhance productivity, overall versatility and energy savings.
The products unveiled are bizhub 165e/185e, bizhub 206/226, bizhub 227/287/367, bizhub C227, bizhub C368 / C308/ C258 series of color & monochrome Multi-functional products which are tailored for today’s small and medium sized business environments.
The bizhub series features compact & light weight with powerful functions packed into 3-in-1 design that allows simple operability through one touch buttons and further enables printing from anywhere, anytime with the most advanced wireless, mobile and cloud computing.
Keeping eco-friendly on primacy, the company writes that as estimated 51% of MFP main body are made by recycled materials- PC/ABS and biomass plastic, the bizhub series also joins the league.
To protect valuable information, this series also incorporates advanced security features like authentication on the MFP main unit, IC card authentication, biometric authentication, TPM (Trusted Platform Module) etc. Furthermore, the series offers Konica Minolta’s exclusive Emperon print system for built-in print control and the next-generation Simitri HD toner formulation for sharp, clear images.
Speaking on the occasion, Yuji Nakata, MD, Konica Minolta Business Solutions Pvt Ltd said “Carrying the legacy of smart printing technology forward, in today’s competitive business world Konica Minolta inducts ‘A Breath of Fresh Air’ to their existing line of MFP and production printers. For competitive business world, MFPs and production printers are now part of packaged solution that facilitates value added services, in terms of efficiency, effectiveness, improved and optimization”.
The company has also announced the launch of bizhub PRO 1100, a monochrome production printer. The bizhub PRO 1100 has a lot to offer: new applications and functions, a faster turnaround time, a colour scanner and a flexible Open API interface – all helping to handle the wide variety of frequently changing on-demand jobs of internal and external print shops. It can handle the demands of any production environment. With a maximum paper capacity of 9,000 sheets in five cassettes and the new bypass tray MB-507, the monochrome printer is well equipped for any high-volume job, and even extensive mixed-media jobs can be handled easily.
The monochrome printer is reported to have an outstanding output quality. Such quality is based on a number of outstanding technological features: a genuine resolution of 1200 x 1200 dpi, a unique screening technology and customized tone curve adjustments thanks to a tone curve utility.
“Keeping the company’s vision in mind, Konica Minolta is relentlessly working towards specific eco- friendly technology. As an enhanced series of MFPs and production printers, the bizhub series exemplify how customers can count on Konica Minolta for solutions that allow them to manage information faster and more efficiently with less impact to the environment.” said Balakrishnan, Executive General Manager (EGM), Konica Minolta Business Solutions Pvt Ltd.