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KYOCERA Mita America Brings Quality and Cost-Efficiency to Workgroups of All Sizes With Launch of KM-1650 Digital Imaging System

Standard network print and best-in-class 150,000 page drum yield make KM-1650 ideal for workgroup settings and cost-conscious organizations

Fairfield, New Jersey – August 16, 2004 – Kyocera Mita America, one of the world's leading document imaging companies, today introduced the KM-1650 digital imaging system. This feature-rich device provides the quality and cost-effective attributes of higher-end imaging systems to workgroups of any size looking to streamline digital operations and boost workflow productivity.

The KM-1650 incorporates an extensive list of technical and standard features intended to increase the productivity of any office environment. The KM-1650 includes a 300-sheet paper drawer, a 50 sheet multi-purpose tray (MPT), 64MB of standard print and copy memory (upgradeable to 256MB for copy, 320MB for print), electronic sort, rotate sort with optional paper drawer, scan to e-mail (PDF, TIFF), scan to file (PC/Mac) and TWAIN scanning.

“Offices of all sizes seek the ability to produce professionally finished documents in-house in a cost-efficient manner,” said William Cassidy, product marketing manager, monochrome MFPs for Kyocera Mita America. “The KM-1650 allows them to do just that. The device also offers standard network print, an industry leading drum yield, and the ability to duplex and finish sets, allowing users to not only save money, but also increase their productive output.”

Standard network print is driven by a best in class PowerPC750/300 MHz processor and Fast 1200 dpi print resolution. The KM-1650 supports major page description languages, including Kyocera’s PRESCRIBE, PCL 6 (XL, 5e) and KPDL3. Additionally, the device can include the optional Super G3/Network fax system – which allows users to send and receive faxes from their desktop.

The device offers an impressive list of options, including a 50-sheet document processor, stackless duplex, 300 sheet paper drawers, internal finisher and a job separator. The KM-1650 accepts 16 to 28 pound bond via the drawers and 13-pound bond to 90 pound Index via the MPT.

The KM-1650 comes with long-life components including an OPC drum (up to 150,000 prints) and is backed by the most comprehensive warranty in the industry.

KM-1650 Product Information
The KM-1650 digital copier is available through authorized Kyocera dealers with pricing starting at $2,995 (MSRP). The unit measures 22.6" (W) x 23.75" (D) x 19.76" (H) and weighs approximately 99.1 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.