Konica Minolta Launches bizhub PRESS Product Line
PHILADELPHIA—April 19, 2010—Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc., a provider of advanced imaging and networking technologies for the desktop to the print shop, today introduced the bizhub PRESS C8000, the first in the company's innovative bizhub PRESS production print product line. With the launch of Konica Minolta's next generation of digital presses, the bizhub PRESS product line features superior color accuracy and management, enhanced media handling and high productivity, making it an outstanding introduction to Konica Minolta's award-winning line of digital color systems.
The bizhub PRESS digital systems will be designed to meet the stringent and customer-driven demands of the commercial offset and high volume digital environments. Image quality, durability, flexibility and volume capability are all focuses of the bizhub PRESS brand. Combining stable, high-resolution output with uncompromised full-color quality at fast output speeds of 80 pages per minute (ppm), the bizhub PRESS C8000 introduces the new brand to print professionals as an ideal replacement for full-color offset systems.
"The bizhub PRESS production print line was designed with the end user in mind. It delivers market-leading innovation in the areas of productivity, reliability and workflow enhancement, and raises the bar in the production print industry," said Kevin Kern, Senior Vice President, Marketing, Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A. Inc. "Delivering efficiency and uncompromised output quality at competitive production print speeds, the bizhub PRESS C8000 introduces this new product line and provides further proof of how print professionals can count on Konica Minolta to respond to the ever-changing demands of the market."
Preliminary product features of the bizhub PRESS C8000 include:
• 80 color ppm on a wide variety of stock
• Simitri® HD+ color polymerized toner for natural lustrous-looking images on par with offset printers
• IDC (Image Density Control) sensor for real-time color density adjustment
• New density balance adjustment mode for stabilized printouts through consistent density