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Konica Minolta magicolor® 2490MF: Enhancing the colour laser multifunctional product range

United Arab Emirates: Monday, September 25 - 2006 @ 10:28

Perfect for the small to medium office environment, the magicolor® 2490 combines all vital office tools– Print, Copy, Scan and Fax – plus PictBridge, the camera direct photo print option, into one compact and convenient machine. With an internal network interface, it fits easily into corporate networks or it can be used as a combined printer/ copier for workgroups.

“Capitalising on the award winning magicolor® 2480MF, the new colour laser multifunctional magicolor® 2490MF not only offers all key office features and functions, but includes the direct photo print option of PictBridge, which has proven to be invaluable to a wide array of SMEs requiring fast and high quality photo prints in their daily business” said Kazim Mankani, Regional Manager at Konica Minolta MENA region. “Its high performance and versatility makes it an indispensable tool for today’s busy office.”

Colour Prints, Copies, Scans
The magicolor® 2490MF is the all round workhorse that enables you to print professional colour prints, copies, scans, fax documents and photos in laser quality. Featuring 2400 x 600 print quality. Konica Minolta Simitri® Polymerised Toner and enhanced Automatic Image Density Control (eAIDC), it generates vibrant and consistent colours, crisp text, detailed graphics, smooth halftones, and razor sharp photographs on a broad range of media. It prints at 20 ppm in monochrome and 5 ppm in colour and copies at 12 cpm in monochrome and 5 cpm in colour. With 128 MB RAM on board, even the most complex jobs are processed quickly.

Documents and photos can be scanned in detailed 24-bit colour, and sent directly as an email via the network to a variety of recipients in any location without using your PC. The added feature of PaperPort from ScanSoft enables originals to be scanned in the maximum format of legal (A4+) at a resolution of 600 dpi and can be edited and saved in a variety of formats such as PDF, JPEG or TIFF. Scanning a monochrome original requires 9.4 seconds, and a colour scan 23 seconds. The scanner supports the WIA as well as the TWAIN-protocol. The magicolor® 2490MF provides Super G3 fax capability, which sends and receives fax documents at up to 33.6 Kbps.

The magicolor® 2490MF is equipped with PictBridge functionality, which enables users to print photos directly from their PictBridge-compliant digital cameras. Photos can then be printed and rotated directly from the camera and adapted to the print format. Another option is to print an overview of all photos in thumbnail format from the camera’s memory

Maximise productivity, space and cost effectiveness
With all essential office tools within reach, customers do not need to devote valuable space, time and money on having single function machines in different locations. Its space saving design allows it to fit into any workspace – even on a desk. In addition, with an affordable acquisition cost, low cost per page and exceptional media handling, it is a natural choice for the most budget conscious professionals.

Versatility and power for the modern office
The magicolor® 2490MF includes fast 10/100BaseT Ethernet, high speed “Plug and Play” USB 2.0 and boasts a robust duty cycle of up to 35,000 prints a month. Compatibility with Windows® Server 2003, XP, 2000, Me, and 98SE operating systems enables the magicolor® 2490MF to integrate seamlessly into today’s enterprise landscape.

Easy to install and use
Designed with “ease of use” in mind, the magicolor® 2490MF comes with pre-installed supplies (4,500 pages monochrome toner and 1,500 pages colour toner) and auto-install software.

The intuitive control panel puts all of the necessary functionality at your fingertips and the standard Automatic Document Feeder (ADF) provides time-saving, unattended copying and scanning.

Exceptional media handling
The magicolor® 2490MF supports a wide range of media types found in the everyday office such as standard paper, glossy and thick stock, transparencies, postcards, laser quality labels and photo media. An optional duplexer provides professional quality, two-sided documents as well as cost effective, two-sided copies from one-sided originals. A multi-purpose input tray of 200 sheets can be expanded with an optional input tray of 500 sheets.

The magicolor® 2490MF is available through the Konica Minolta network of channel partners and comes standard with a on-site warranty of one year which can be expanded to a maximum of 5 years. It ships with a pre-installed set of supplies, including cyan, magenta, yellow and black toner cartridges.

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