LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y. - August 21, 2012 – Developed to help increase productivity for home and small office customers, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced the expansion of the award-winning imageCLASS lineup with the addition of three multifunction printers (imageCLASS MF4890dw, imageCLASS MF4880dw, imageCLASS MF4770n), the imageCLASS D530 copier and FAXPHONE L190. The five new additions provide multiple capabilities in a compact design and the MF4890dw and MF4880dw are wireless enabled,1 allowing end users to print from virtually anywhere in their home or small office.
"These imageCLASS models maximize productivity and usability with advanced technologies that are exactly what customers have come to expect from Canon products," said Sam Yoshida, vice president and general manager, Marketing, Business Imaging Solutions Group, Canon U.S.A. "The combination of one-touch solution keys, a tiltable control panel and a 5-line LCD at an affordable price is perfect for users in the SOHO market."
Built on a foundation that includes high-quality imaging technology, the new imageCLASS MF4000 laser multifunction printers allow users to maximize productivity with convenient print, copy, fax and scan functionality in a fully networkable device. To maximize efficiency, each model incorporates the Quiet Mode2 option, reducing operation noise for home users who want to have quiet printing, copying and faxing at night time, as well as office users who do not wish to disturb their colleagues. Beyond the basic features of the MF4000 series, each model incorporates a control panel with two-step tilt to improve usability, providing users with the ability to see the panel from different angles.
imageCLASS MF4890dw and MF4880dw offer:
imageCLASS MF4770n offers:
Specifically designed for small business and home office placements, the imageCLASS D530 utilizes a simple, easy to navigate control panel to provide end users advanced functionality including duplex print, copy and print speeds up to 26 pages per minute (ppm)3 in letter sized output, 250-sheet front loading paper cassette and a quick first print time of approximately nine seconds. For eco-conscious solutions the D530 has an efficient energy saving mode utilizing less than two watts of energy, and 2 on 1 and 4 on 1 copy options.
Targeting small businesses, such as insurance companies and restaurants, the FAXPHONE L190 is a speedy and compact laser fax that delivers quick results whether faxing, printing or copying with the added convenience of a telephone handset. With exceptional fax capabilities and a 26 ppm laser printer3, this space-saving business machine functions in the place of three devices featuring the performance quality of laser output. The FAXPHONE L190 incorporates a 50-sheet DADF, Super G3 facsimile4 technology and more than 500 sheets of memory capacity. Rich with features, including Fax Forwarding, Error Correction and remote reception, users can manage their fax operations efficiently. Directory search allows users to look up and dial the correct number by easily viewing up to 40 one-touch stored phone numbers in the speed dials, and 200 coded dials for a comprehensive address book.
To deliver high-quality prints and copies, each model incorporates the Canon Single Cartridge System, which combines the toner, drum and development unit in one easy-to-replace cartridge, resulting in excellent image quality retention and eliminating the complication and warehousing of separate toner and drum consumables.
The new imageCLASS models meet the ENERGY STAR guidelines set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Department of Energy (DOE) and exceed the European Union RoHS Directive standards.
The Canon imageCLASS MF4890dw/MF4880dw/MF4770n models are expected to be available starting in late August through retailers, resellers and the Company's e-commerce store, Canon Direct, at minimum advertised prices (MAP) of $299; $249 and $199, respectively. The Canon imageCLASS D530 is expected to be available starting in late August through retailers, resellers and Canon Direct at a minimum advertised price (MAP) of $199. The Canon FAXPHONE L190 is also expected to be available starting in late August through retailers, resellers and Canon Direct at a minimum advertised price (MAP) of $269.5
Canon U.S.A., Inc., is a leading provider of consumer, business-to-business, and industrial digital imaging solutions. With approximately $45.6 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), ranks third overall in U.S. patents registered in 2011† and is one of Fortune Magazine’s World’s Most Admired Companies in 2012. Canon U.S.A. is committed to the highest levels of customer satisfaction and loyalty, providing 100 percent U.S.-based consumer service and support for all of the products it distributes. Canon U.S.A. is dedicated to its Kyosei philosophy of social and environmental responsibility. To keep apprised of the latest news from Canon U.S.A., sign up for the Company’s RSS news feed by visiting www.usa.canon.com/rss.
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1 Wireless performance may vary based on terrain and distance between the printer and wireless network clients.
2 Quiet mode reduces operation noise made possible by halving the process speed. Quiet Mode may affect processing speed and may not lower all sound. Quiet Mode is only compatible with certain paper sizes or types. Special Mode has higher priority than Quiet Mode.
3 Examples based on typical settings, rated in pages/images per minute with letter-sized documents, portrait feeding direction, up to 200 dpi. Actual processing speeds may vary based on PC performance and application software.
4 The Public Switched Telephone Network currently supports fax modem speeds of 28.8 Kbps or lower, depending on telephone line conditions. Sending and receiving fax machines need to conform to ITU-T v.34 guidelines.
5 Pricing subject to change at any time without notice. Actual retail prices determined by individual resellers and retailers and may vary.