Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. released the bizhub 423 series of monochrome multifunctional products offering more than a 1,000 new features then the previous generation.
The latest bizhub line includes four new models: the bizhub 423, bizhub 363, bizhub 283, and bizhub 223. The models range in design from small business and workgroups to enterprise level machines featuring large 8.5 inch color touch screens with animated help and guidance features.
Konica Minolta offers full color scan-to email, FTP server, SMB, USB or TWAIN scanning to PCs as well as security features such as HDD encryption, HDD job overwrite and network access control across the series.
“In many cases, our competitors charge extra for the out-of-the box security features that come standard with our MFPs, giving customers another great reason to count on Konica Minolta for all their printing needs,” said Kevin Kern, Senior Vice President, Marketing, Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc.
The flagship bizhub 423 allows customers to print up to 42 ppm at a maximum monthly duty cycle of 150,000 pages, a print resolution up to 1800 x 600 dpi, 250 GB hard drive, built-in networking, a 100-sheet reversing ADF with automatic duplexing and a paper capacity up to 650 sheets.
The bizhub 363 offers print speeds up to 36 ppm, a print resolution up to 1800 x 600 dpi, 250 GB hard drive, built-in networking, a 100-sheet reversing ADF with automatic duplexing, a monthly duty cycle of 150,000 pages and a paper capacity up to 650 sheets.
The bizhub 283 features print speeds up to 28 ppm, a print resolution up to 1800 x 600 dpi, built-in networking, and a paper capacity up to 650 sheets.
The entry level bizhub 223 prints at a speed of 22 ppm and offers the standard print resolution of 1800 x 600 dpi, built-in networking and paper capacity up to 650 sheets across the series.
The entire series offers lower power consumption and is Energy Star qualified as well as RoHS compliant. The bizhub 223 and bizhub 283 can be purchased with the optional 250 GB hard drive and 100-sheet reversing ADF. All four models have a maximum paper capacity of 3,650 sheets with the purchase of a 2,500 sheet large capacity cabinet and a multitude of finishing options.
The Konica Minolta bizhub 423 series is available now through Konica Minolta direct sales and authorized dealers. The suggested retail price for the bizhub 423, bizhub 363, bizhub 283, and bizhub 223 is $11,126, $10,126, $6,957, and $5,757, respectively.