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OKI Europe launches extended range of MX8000 Series line printers for flexible, multi-part forms printing

Egham, 30th January 2014 - OKI Europe Ltd has introduced an extended range of MX8000 line printers designed for applications requiring high-volume, multi-part forms printing. For the first time the upgraded MX8000 Series includes a Table Top version, putting high-performance line printing on the desktop - a perfect option where office space is limited.

The MX8000 Series is targeted at sectors with a requirement to produce high-volume, multi-part forms with low running costs, forms flexibility and reliability. These include warehousing and logistics, financial institutions, automotive, retail and other environments with mission-critical back-office printing needs.

"The new MX8000 Series is based on advanced high-impact print technology and takes line printing to a new level of performance," says Peter Dresser, product marketing manager, OKI Europe, "combining robust design with user flexibility and low running costs."

The MX8000 Series replaces the MX1000 CRB Series and incorporates significant product enhancements. These include a new user interface with larger LCD screen, graphical display and intuitive menu navigation for improved user experience.

The new designs are quieter with increased sound-proofing and enable fast ribbon changes and easy paper loading, making the new printers simpler to use. The MX8000 Series also offers a range of print speeds, product variants and paper feed options to meet a wide variety of business requirements.

In addition to the new Table Top (desktop) line printers, which are available in both 500 and 1,000 lines per minute (lpm) versions, the MX8000 Series provides easy-to-move Pedestal variants for maximum office flexibility. These include Zero Tear variants, designed for customers printing large amounts of short print runs or single sheet jobs, when it is important not to lose forms between print tasks; for example when printing cheques, pay slips or tickets. Additionally, Cabinet versions are available keeping noise to a minimum - perfect for office environments.

"OKI has over 50 years of experience in the impact printer industry," confirms Terry Kawashima, managing director, OKI Europe. "The MX8000 Series builds on this outstanding heritage, offering a range of line printers which bring together proven trouble-free reliability, best-in-class performance and outstanding value for money."

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Notes to Editors:

About the MX8000 Series

Product specification/features

  • Range: MX8050 (500 lpm), MX8100 (1000 lpm), MX8150 (1500 lpm) and MX8200 (2000 lpm)
  • Variants: Table Top, Pedestal and Pedestal Zero Tear (MX8050, MX8100), Cabinet (MX8050, MX8100, MX8150, MX8200) and Cabinet with SureStak Power Stacker (MX8150, MX8200)
  • Cartridge ribbons: Standard life 17,000 pages or Extended life 30,000 pages (not including MX8050)
  • Improved user interface
  • USB2.0/Serial RS232 interface version as standard
  • USB2.0/Serial RS232/Ethernet10/100 interface version also available
  • Integrated Print Management system
  • Very quiet 50dBA noise level; (MX8050 and MX8100 only)

About OKI Europe
OKI Europe Ltd is a division of OKI Data Corporation, a global business-to-business organisation dedicated to creating professional in-house printed communications products, applications and services which are designed to increase the efficiency of today's and tomorrow's businesses.

The company is well-established as one of Europe's leading printer brands, in terms of value and units shipped. OKI Europe's award-winning product portfolio comprises six distinct segments: colour and mono printers, multifunctional devices, which combine printing, copying, scanning and faxing functionalities, as well as Serial Dot Matrix printers, faxes and specialty printers for point-of-sales and manufacturing. Established in 1990, today OKI Europe employs approximately 1,100 people in 21 production sites and sales offices and is represented in 60 countries throughout the EMEA region. For further information visit www.okieurope.com

OKI Data Corporation is a subsidiary of Tokyo-based Oki Electric Industry Co. Ltd., established in 1881 and Japan's first telecommunications manufacturer.

Media Contacts:
OKI Europe Ltd: Pamela Ghosal: Pamela.Ghosal@okieurope.com, + 44 (0) 208 2192127
Whiteoaks: Simon Moss/Simon Reeves: simonm@whiteoaks.co.uk +44 (0) 1252 727313

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