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BJC Series


Printing Method

Bubble Ink- jet on demand

Print Speed (up to)

Color:4 pages per minute in color
Black:5 pages per minute in black

Number of Nozzles

BC-80 Black BJ Cartridge; 512 nozzles for black, 256 nozzles for ink optimizer; BC-81 Color BJ Cartridge; 256x3 nozzles for color (C,M,Y); BC-82 Photo BJ Cartridge; 256 x 3 nozzles for photo color (PBk, PC, PM)

Print Resolution (Up to)

Color:1200 x 1200 dps

OS Compatibility

Windows 3.1 Windows 95/98/2000Windows NT 4.0 and Mac OS

Standard Interfaces

IEEE 1284 parallel, RS-422 serial, USB (Mac only); 10 base T/100 base TX; Fast Ethernet Network, (PC and Mac with RIP software)

Paper Sizes

Letter, LTR+,legal, A4,A4+,A5,B4,B5,Tabloid, Tabloid+,U.S #10 or European envelopes, banner paper

Automatic Sheet Feeder

Plain paper- approx 100 sheets @ 17lbs, Banner paper 20 sheets, envelopes 15, Fabric sheets 1 sheet, Glossy photo cards 20 sheets, Glossy photo paper 20 sheets, High gloss photo film 1 sheet, High resolution paper 80 sheets, Transparencies 50 sheets.

Paper Compatibility

Plain paper 250 sheets @ 17 lbs
High resolution paper 200 sheets

Paper Handling

Paper cassette, automatic sheet feed, manual feed

Paper Weights

Automatic feed 17 to 24 lbs; Paper cassette 17 to 24lbs, Manual feed 17 to 45lbs.

Paper Path


Noise Level Approx

50 dB(A) ISO 9296

Physical Dimensions

Width 11.8; Height 2.3, Depth 6.2


3.1 lbs; 4.5 lbs (with AC adapter and optional battery pack)

Power Source

120 V AC, 60 Hz


1 year limited warranty

Software Included

Printer driver CD-ROM.

Optional Accessories

Optional Accessories

Options:IS-52 Color Image Scanner Cartridge

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