Kyocera Introduces Three New Printers
Kyocera Mita America Inc. announces:
* The FS-1010 Monochrome Laser Printer delivers 15 pages-per-minute at 1200 dpi, with a first page out time of 12 seconds, and support for 10,000 pages-per-month. The unit provides parallel, USB, and Card Flash support, and an optional serial or 10/100BaseTX interface.
* The KM-P4850w and the KM-P4845w are 600 dpi printers for the wide format market.
The KM-P4850w offers speeds up to six D-size (36 x 24-inch) drawings-per-minute, while the KM-P4845w offers speeds up to four D-size dpm. Both include CAD Master controllers, two standard 500-foot rolls, and an optional third 500-foot roll. Both can also be outfitted with the optional KM-S4850w scanner to create multifunctional systems providing copying and scan-to-file capabilities, with scan speeds up to seven-D size dpm, and 600 dpi.
Reader Response no. 208.
Kyocera Mita America Inc. and Equitrac Corp. jointly announce the releases of Equitrac's Printer Accounting Server 2.5. It tracks printing and copying transactions from various devices, storing this information in a centralized database, providing administrators with advanced data analysis and decision support functionality.
PAS can track color, multiple page sizes, media types and finishing options. Included is support for the most recent versions of page description languages such as PostScript 3, PCL 5e, PCL 6 and HP-GL/2, and it runs in Windows NT/2000, UNIX, NetWare and Macintosh environments.
Reader Response no. 209.
Samsung Electronics USA's Digital Information Technology Division has introduced its ML-1400 series 15 page-per-minute laser printers, offering 66 MHz processors and monthly duty cycles of 12,000 pages.
Both printers accept envelopes, labels, card stock or transparencies, and feature built-in parallel port and USB interfaces, and support for Windows, Linux, and Mac OS 8.6+.
The ML-1440 includes 8 MB of standard memory, outputs at 600 x 600 dpi, and is equipped with a 270-sheet universal cassette tray.
The ML-1450 has an optional Ethernet 10/100 Base Tx network adapter, uses PCL6 emulation to deliver 1200 dpi resolution, and includes a 550-sheet paper cassette and a 100-sheet multi-purpose tray.
Reader Response no. 210.
Samsung Electronics USA's Digital Information Technology Division announces:
* The SyncMaster 171P and 151P are 17 and 15-inch flat panel displays, respectively, with digital and analog interfaces. Both offer built-in swivel bases, and are pivot enabled for switching between portrait and landscape viewing of 8-1/2 x 11-inch, or A4 documents, without scrolling. The 171P sports a 170-degree viewing angle, a response time of less than 25 milliseconds, a contrast ratio of 400:1, and maximum resolution of 1280 x 1024. The 151P has a contrast ratio of 350:1, and maximum resolution of 1024 x 768.
* The SyncMaster 191T and 181T are 19 and 18-inch TFT monitors respectively, with digital and analog interfaces, and removable bases. They are pivot enabled for switching between portrait and landscape viewing of 8-1/2 x 11-inch, or A4 documents, without scrolling. Both also feature a 170-degree viewing angle, a 500:1 contrast ratio, a response time of less than 25 milliseconds, and maximum resolution of 1280 x 1024.
* The SyncMaster 241MP and 211MP are 24 and 21-inch flat panel monitors respectively, that also function as full-featured HDTV-ready televisions with tuners. They offer analog RGB and CVBS video input, component video, S-Video, HDTV capability. Both displays feature a 170-degree viewing angle, a contrast ratio of 500:1 and a response time of less than 25 milliseconds. The 241MP achieves a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1200, while the 211MP offers a maximum resolution of 1600 x 1200.
Reader Response no. 211.
Eastman Kodak Co.'s Document Imaging Division has released Kodak Imagelink User Interface Software 3.0, which supports the Kodak Digital Science Intelligent Microimage Scanner. It lets users view images from film in real time, at several operator-selectable viewing speeds, and duplicate image-browsing functionality found in older optical microfilm reader/printers. The upgrade includes several new automatic image-processing routines that perform automatic cropping, border removal, and deskew of the retrieved images.
Reader Response no. 212.