Konica Minolta introduces the bizhub 501/421 .
The newest addition to the acclaimed bizhub B/W MFP series. Perfect for medium-sized offices or workgroups, the 501/421 combines advanced networking flexibility with superb output quality and security to help boost workplace productivity.
The new machines include advanced networking capabilities, so that multiple units can be networked throughout offices . Scanned data can be distributed directly to multiple recipients, via e-mail, fax or to FTP, SMB and WebDAV servers simultaneously, all at the touch of a button. The optional HDD can be used for personal, group or public boxes, as well as for secure archiving and immediate document output. An array of fax functions are also available, including internet and IP address fax*1 to eliminate transmission costs, and TSI routing*1 to forward incoming faxes to the correct recipient.
KONICA MINOLTA bizhub 421 Security features .
Several new security features are included, such as compatibility with the IC card and biometric authentication*1 as well as password protection. User privileges can be flexibly arranged to allow users or groups access to necessary functions, improving security while reducing waste. Scanned data can be saved as an encrypted PDF and network communications are protected by SSL encryption. In addition the HDD can be password locked and all HDD data can be erased and overwritten when the unit is disposed of.
Konica Minolta high output bizhub 501/421 .
Output for the 501/421 meets the same high standards that bizhub users have come to expect. Copy and print data is produced at 50ppm*2 (501) and 42ppm*2 (421), at a high resolution of 2400 dpi equivalent x 600dpi*3. With multiple paper trays, optional added trays and large capacity units providing space for up to 5,650 sheets, large scale jobs are handled easily. Both bizhub machines use Konica Minolta?s polymerised Simitri Toner, which produces sharp and crisp image quality on every page. A wide array of optional finishing units are also available, allowing you to produce professional-looking, high-quality documents.
To enhance and improve its ease of use, the Konica Minolta bizhub 501/421 has an 8.5-inch full colour adjustable LCD with touch panel, allowing users to navigate, select and preview files directly from the main unit. The main body is designed for higher visibility and easier access, with front-access to toner and paper, easy-grip paper trays and a vertically and horizontally tilting control panel to accommodate any user.
Konica Minolta Marketing said: "With its flexible functionality, security features and unique usability, the new bizhub 501/421 is the perfect choice for offices needing to streamline its operations and produce maximum output."
*3: Printing resolution
Konica Minolta Business Solutions, offers a broad range of multifunctional digital imaging solutions inspired by its bizhub brand of powerful solutions that serve as the central resource for document scanning, in-house printing, copying, faxing and electronic archiving and distribution.
From high-quality colour and monochrome bizhub systems for workgroups and small offices, to advanced high-volume bizhub PRO? production printing systems for large corporations and print-for-pay services, Konica Minolta is leading the industry toward integrated, networked hardware / software solutions that are more simple, reliable, and cost-effective. Complementing its bizhub solutions, Konica Minolta also offers desktop laser printers and software solutions to improve business processes.