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KYOCERA Mita America Launches 18 Page-Per-Minute Monochrome Digital Imaging System

Feature set, long life consumables including 100,000-page drum life and low cost make KM-1815 optimal solution for small office

Fairfield, New Jersey -– July 1, 2004 -- Kyocera Mita America, one of the world's leading document imaging companies, today introduced an 18 page-per-minute digital, multi-functional imaging system, the KM-1815. Perfect for small offices and workgroups, the KM-1815 is a high performance, affordable imaging system that has one of the smallest footprints in its class.

The KM-1815 comes with a long list of standard features, including a 250-sheet paper drawer, a 50 sheet multi-purpose tray (MPT), 96MB of standard print and copy memory (upgradeable to 320MB), electronic sort, color scan to e-mail (Mono: PDF, TIFF; Color: PDF, JPEG) and includes a maximum volume of 15,000 pages per month.

“The KM-1815 monochrome MFP provides customers with the standard features of a larger MFP at a much lower cost,” said William Cassidy, product marketing manager, monochrome MFPs for Kyocera Mita America. “By including standard network print, color scan to email and scan once print many capability, Kyocera is providing a solution that meets the needs of the small office at an affordable price.”

In addition, the KM-1815 can be ordered to include an optional 50-sheet document processor and an additional 250-sheet paper drawer. The device accepts 16 to 28 pound Bond from the paper drawers and 16 pound. Bond to 90 pound Index from the MPT and can easily process plain and recycled paper, transparencies and envelopes.

The KM-1815 comes with long-life components including an OPC drum (up to 100,000 prints) and is backed by the most comprehensive warranty in the industry.

KM-1815 Product Information
The KM-1815 digital copier is available through authorized Kyocera dealers with pricing starting at $1,170 (MSRP). The unit measures 19.5" (W) x 16.6" (D) x 15.2" (H) and weighs approximately 32 pounds.

About Kyocera Mita America
Kyocera Mita America, Inc., headquartered in Fairfield, N.J., is one of the world’s largest manufacturers and leading providers of computer-connectable peripherals, including network-ready digital copiers/printers, laser printers, color copiers/printers, digital laser facsimiles, and multifunctional and wide format imaging solutions. Kyocera Mita America, Inc. is a group company of Kyocera Corporation, the world’s leading developer and manufacturer of advanced ceramics and associated products, including telecommunications equipment, semiconductor packages and electronic components. Kyocera Corporation’s consolidated net revenues totaled $11 billion during the year ended March 31, 2004.


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