Colour never looked so good with Kyocera

15 January 2009

Kyocera unveil new TASKalfa range

Kyocera Mita (UK) today announced the launch of the TASKalfa(R) series of Colour Multifunctional Products (MFP).

Designed for today's demanding businesses, the TASKalfa colour MFP series combines exceptional colour printing, scanning, copying and optional faxing, along with easy-to-use features that maximise efficiency and streamline tasks.

The TASKalfa series, features a bold new black and silver exterior, delivers power, performance, quality and reliability, in four new models: the TASKalfa 500ci (40 pages per minute (ppm) colour/50 ppm black); TASKalfa 400ci, (40 ppm colour/40 ppm black); TASKalfa 300ci (30 ppm colour/30 ppm black); and the TASKalfa 250ci (25 ppm colour/25 ppm black).

The exceptional and consistent image quality of the new TASKalfa series is the result of a new colour engine by Kyocera, featuring 8-bit colour output and incorporating Kyocera's new micro-particle toner which reduces consumption and energy costs with its lower fixing temperature.

All models incorporate an 8.5-inch colour touch screen control panel, print double –siding as standard and can also accommodate up to 4,100 sheets, with the ability to accommodate heavier paper stock (up to 120 lb Index), all with advanced finishing and paper handling options.

The TASKalfa 500ci and 400ci comes standard with two 180GB Hard Disk Drives (HDD) and the 300ci and 250ci features a standard 80GB HDD. The TASKalfa series offers the choice of two optional document processors, either Dual Scan or a Reversing Automatic Document Processor capable of speeds up 100 images per minute.

In addition, the TASKalfa 500ci series offers several standard scanning destinations, including Scan-to-E-mail, Scan-to-Folder (SMB), Scan-to-FTP, Scan-to-USB, WSD scanning (Windows(R) Vista) and TWAIN scanning, with resolutions ranging from 200-600 dpi.
The TASKalfa series offers an optional Super G3 fax/network fax for high-speed document delivery. Each model boasts solid monthly duty cycles (200,000 for the 500ci, 160,000 for the 400ci, 130,000 for the 300ci and 100,000 for the 250ci), and comes standard with a USB host interface for convenient print-from and scan-to any USB drive in PDF, JPEG, TIFF and XPS file formats - all via the touch screen control panel.

The TASKalfa series offers cross-platform compatibility, connecting to virtually any environment including Windows(R), Mac and Linux, with the drivers, tools, utilities and software options to optimize workflow and help guarantee performance in any business.

Introducing TASKalfa - Kyocera's New Product Brand

Kyocera's new TASKalfa product brand mark, which means that every end-user's need - or task - is always a top priority, is also defining a new global, strategic direction for future Kyocera MFP solutions.

This "#1 Priority" mission has been the inspiration behind the advanced technology features that Kyocera has incorporated within its new TASKalfa series, as well as the stimulus for a new global branding initiative and the company's bold move in designing the product line's new sleek black and silver exterior.



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