|By Business Wire||
|September 10, 2013 09:31 AM EDT||
Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced the release of its imageCLASS MF6180dw and MF6160dw black and white multifunction printers (MFPs), successors to the previous imageCLASS MF5950dw and MF5960dn MFP models. These new devices provide a variety of document management options able to fit the needs and price point of medium sized offices. Features incorporated in the new models are Secure Print, Google Cloud Print™1, LDAP address book search, PCL and wireless2 capabilities.
“With the newest additions to our imageCLASS MFP line, we are continuing to meet increasing customer demands for greater functionality and performance by providing end-users the tools they need to meet their individual document needs,” said Sam Yoshida, vice president and general manager, Marketing, Business Imaging Solutions Group, Canon U.S.A. “These imageCLASS MFP models offer speed and superb functionality, a key combination of features needed for any modern office.”
The imageCLASS MF6100 MFP Series is built on the foundation of legendary Canon imaging technology, and these printers are feature-rich monochrome imageCLASS MFP models that help meet the needs of small and medium sized offices. As upgrades from their predecessors, the imageCLASS MF6160dw adds PCL language support to enable printing from a wide variety of applications, while the MF6180dw adds wireless connectivity. Both models add Google Cloud Print, which enables users who have a Google Account to print from Gmail™ and Google Doc™ from a mobile device and from the Google Chrome™ browser for Mac®, Windows®, Linux® and Chrome™ devices.
Additional features include all mode two-sided printing which can help reduce paper usage and Simple Solution Keys which allow users to easily access the scan and eco-copy (2 on 1, 4 on 1 copy modes) functions. Beyond the basic features of the MF6100 Series, the MF6180dw printer supports Adobe® PostScript 3TM Emulation which can enhance quality of text, graphics, and images for users.
The new devices are well-equipped to help a variety of offices with productivity, document control and device management. With print speeds of up to 35 pages per minute3, a front loading 250-sheet cassette and Single Cartridge System that combines all the critical components such as toner, drum and waste unit into one consumable, users will have more time to focus on their daily tasks. Additionally, “Send” technology empowers users to send scanned documents and forward received faxes to a recipient through email or a file server which can help to improve office workflows. Both machines are equipped with Secure Print and Department ID Management, helping to assure that sensitive documents will end up in the right hands and giving companies the ability to control device usage. Finally, a high capacity cartridge is available as a replacement consumable so users can also enjoy a lower cost per page as compared to the standard cartridge.
Pricing and Availability
The MF6180dw will be available in late September 2013 at a minimum advertised price (MAP) of $4994 through retailers, resellers and Canon Direct. The MF6160dw will be available in late September 2013 at a minimum advertised price (MAP) of $3994 through retailers, resellers and Canon Direct.
More information on the imageCLASS MF6180dw/ and MF6160dw multifunction printers can be found here: http://www.usa.canon.com/cusa/consumer/products/printers_multifunction.
About Canon U.S.A., Inc. Canon U.S.A., Inc., is a leading provider of consumer, business-to-business, and industrial digital imaging solutions. With approximately $40 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), ranks third overall in U.S. patents registered in 2012† and is one of Fortune Magazine's World’s Most Admired Companies in 2013. In 2012, Canon U.S.A received the PCMag.com Readers’ Choice Award for Service and Reliability in the digital camera and printer categories for the ninth consecutive year, and for camcorders for the past two years. Canon U.S.A. is committed to the highest level 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 and follow us on Twitter @CanonUSA.
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1Requires an Internet connection and Google Account. Printer firmware update may be necessary for Google Cloud Print function. Certain exceptions may apply. A PC running Windows XP or later or a Mac running OS 10.4.11 or later and USB cable required to perform firmware update.
2Wireless performance may vary based on terrain and distance between the printer and wireless network clients.
3Print speed is based on internal testing. Print speed may vary depending on the number of copies selected as well as on the settings for size, type, and orientation of paper.
4Price is subject to change at any time without notice. Actual price is set by individual dealers and may vary.