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Konica Minolta Introduces bizhub C31P Series for Efficient, High Quality Color OutputNewest bizhub Printer Series Offers Enhanced Photo Options at Efficient Output Speeds (October 06, 2008) Konica Minolta), a leading provider of advanced imaging and networking technologies for the desktop to the print shop, today unveiled the bizhubÂ® C31P Series of network printers, which combines quality color output with easy connectivity to deliver the perfect solution for workgroups and small business teams. The bizhub C31P and bizhub C31PX printers provide outstanding color for true-to-life images and vibrant graphics that stand out from the competition.
Built on Konica Minoltaâ€™s exclusive EmperonÂ® print system technology and featuring Konica Minoltaâ€™s award-winning SimitriÂ® HD color polymerized toner, the bizhub C31P Series offers fast output speeds of 37 ppm in both color and black and white. The bizhub C31P Series features PageScopeÂ® software solutions for advanced document processing, direct photo printing, and optional auto duplexing and banner-size media support to round out the package and keep productivity at top speed.
"Our most recent additions to the bizhub printer line further extend Konica Minoltaâ€™s solutions for both large workgroups and small business teams,â€ť said Kevin P. Kern, vice president, marketing, Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. â€śThe bizhub C31P Series caters to a growing demand for increased capabilities and functionality in the marketplace, providing users with the solutions they need without compromising the reliability and productivity consistent with the Konica Minolta brand.â€ť
The bizhub C31P Series comes network-ready, equipped with a Gigabit Ethernet interface and Hi-Speed USB 2.0, parallel interfaces for local printing, and optional staple finisher. The printer is compatible with Windows, Macintosh, and Linux, while offering convenient USB direct printing of PDF, JPEG, TIFF and XPS printing with installation of an optional hard disk or compact flash card. The C31P Series is also PictBridge enabled, allowing users to print photos directly from their digital camera. A 3-year, on-site warranty comes standard with the bizhub C31PX.
Pricing and Availability
The bizhub C31P Series is available now through Konica Minoltaâ€™s North American direct sales and authorized dealer channels. The manufacturerâ€™s suggested retail price (MSRP) for the bizhub C31P is $2,256, and the bizhub C31PX is $3,520.
About Konica Minolta
Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. is a leader in advanced imaging and networking technologies for the desktop to the print shop. In 2008, Konica Minolta was recognized as the #1 Brand for Customer Loyalty in the MFP Office Copier Market by Brand Keys. For more information, please visit www.kmbs.konicaminolta.us.
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