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KYOCERA Mita America's Printers Receive Editor's Choice Awards from Better Buys for Business

FS-9530DN, FS-C5015N and FS-5025N printers receive awards for advanced technology, reliability, extensive feature set and significant cost savings over competitive products

Fairfield, New Jersey, December 13, 2006 -Copystar, a division of Kyocera Mita America, a leading document solutions company, today announced that the FS-9530DN monochrome printer and the FS-C5015N and FS-C5025N color printers have been honored with Editor's Choice Awards from Better Buys for Business, a highly regarded testing organization of office imaging equipment. This prestigious award in the office equipment industry is bestowed upon models that serve as a benchmark of high quality, exceptional performance and quantifiable value.

"All three models offer some of the strongest technology from Kyocera to date," said Steve Hannaford, editor, Better Buys for Business. "Business users with serious workloads purchase Kyocera printers because the cost per page is substantially lower than anything on the market at the rated speed. Plus, Kyocera printers come loaded with a powerful array of standard and optional features that surpasses most of the competition. In short, Kyocera has a strong reputation among those who really know printers."

In selecting the Editor's Choice Award models, Better Buys for Business solicits and incorporates feedback from users about equipment performance, ease of use and brand satisfaction to recommend models that operate outstandingly in a "real-world" environment. Perfect for the enterprise environment, the FS-9530DN prints 51 letter-sized pages per minute and features a 600 MHz central-processing unit and 128 MB of standard memory (upgradeable to 640 MB) for impressive performance and fast handling. The FS-9530DN also provides the user with a wide array of standard and optional features, including standard USB Host Printing, optional data security kit, an optional hard disk drive (HDD) and optional paper handling and finishing.

The FS-C5015N and the FS-C5025N are powerful business color desktop printers offering speed, reliability and quality output for today's business workgroups looking to make the transition from monochrome to color at an affordable price. The FS-C5015N and the FS-C5025N deliver 17 pages per minute (ppm) and 22-ppm output in both color and monochrome, respectively. Both devices have an outstanding 600 dpi multi-bit color image quality. The FS-C5015N and the FS-C5025N each have a standard 10/100Base TX Ethernet interface for network integration.

Availability and Pricing
The FS-C5015N and the FS-C5025N have an MSRP of $1,270 and $2,013, respectively. MSRP for the FS-9530DN is $4,450. To find the nearest dealer, log onto Kyocera Mita America's locator at

About Better Buys for Business
Better Buys for Business is an experienced team of office equipment analysts and experts who together provide objective product reviews to help readers make informed buying decisions about all types of office equipment. Our research is grounded in real-world performance testing of equipment, and every recommendation in every guide is backed by more than 15 years of experience in equipment research and analysis.

About Kyocera Mita America, Inc.
Kyocera Mita America, Inc. (, headquartered in Fairfield, N.J., is a leading provider 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 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 Mita America, the first document solutions company with third-party certified sales data, has earned numerous honors for its products' high performance, reliability and cost efficiency. Kyocera Corporation's consolidated net revenues totaled $10 billion during the year ending on March 31, 2006.