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KYOCERA Mita America Extends Line of Powerful, Cost-Efficient Digital Imaging Systems for Workgroups Of All Sizes

Introduction of KM-2050 provides workgroups ability to produce professionally finished documents cost-effectively with Standard Network Print and Best in Class 150,000 page Drum Yield

Fairfield, New Jersey – September 1, 2004 - Kyocera Mita America, one of the world's leading document imaging companies, today introduced the KM-2050 digital imaging system. This feature-rich device joins the recently launched KM-1650, extending Kyocera’s line of quality, cost-effective digital imaging solutions to meet the wide variety of needs of small offices and workgroups.

The KM-2050 incorporates an extensive list of technical and standard features intended to increase the productivity of any office environment. The KM-2050 includes two 300-sheet paper drawers, a 50 sheet multi-purpose tray (MPT), 64MB of standard print and copy memory (upgradeable to 256MB for copy, 320MB for print), electronic and rotate sort, scan to e-mail (PDF, TIFF), scan to file (PC/Mac) and TWAIN scanning.

“In today’s business work environment, small offices and workgroups are challenged to find solutions that address their high productivity demands and limited budget,” said William Cassidy, product marketing manager, monochrome MFPs for Kyocera Mita America. “The KM-2050 and KM-1650 exemplify Kyocera’s commitment to provide user’s with devices that work harder and help them compete in today’s marketplace. This new line of digital imaging solutions allows small offices and workgroups to produce professional quality documents affordably.”

Standard network print is driven by a best in class PowerPC750/300 MHz processor and Fast 1200 dpi print resolution. The KM-2050 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 also 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-2050 accepts 16 to 28 pound Bond via the drawers and 13 pound Bond to 90 pound Index via the MPT.

The KM-2050 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-2050 Product Information:
The KM-2050 digital copier is available through authorized Kyocera dealers with pricing starting at $3,545 (MSRP). The unit measures 22.6" (W) x 23.3" (D) x 23.9" (H) and weighs approximately 120 pounds.

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.