KYOCERA Mita America Receives Highly Recommended Honor from Buyers Laboratory Inc.
KYOCERA's FS-9130DN Laser Printer Exhibits Company Strengths in In-Depth Laboratory Evaluation
FAIRFIELD, N.J., December 12, 2007 — Kyocera Mita America, Inc., one of the world's leading document solutions companies, proudly announced today that Buyers Laboratory Inc. (BLI), a leading source for unbiased and reliable intelligence for the imaging industry, recognized Kyocera’s FS-9130DN, 40 page per minute (PPM) monochrome laser printer with a Highly Recommended honor, after completing a 100,000-impression laboratory test. BLI rated the FS-9130DN as Excellent or Very Good in multiple aspects within the vendor comparison; noting it is an ideal device for mid-sized to large workgroups with monthly print volumes of up to 40,000 impressions.
Kyocera Mita America’s FS-9130DN demonstrated solid performance throughout BLI’s lab assessment. The unit proved to have the highest tested toner yield and the lowest supplies cost per page when compared to all other devices in this testing class. In addition, it completed the evaluation with no need for servicing, and only experienced a single misfeed over the 100,000-page evaluation.
From the assessment, BLI emphasized several key strengths for the FS-9130DN, including a well-designed control panel, a high drum yield, a high toner yield and advanced finishing. In addition, with excellent print speeds, efficient drivers, and good print quality, the Kyocera FS-9130DN is a valuable investment for large workgroup environments.
“Kyocera's FS-9130DN achieved strong results in our extensive testing facility, earning our highest rating in many core evaluation areas, such as reliability, applications compatibility, feature set, and toner yield,” said Marlene Orr, senior printer analyst, Buyers Laboratory, Inc. “The strong results achieved within our extensive testing facility further highlight the key strengths within Kyocera’s already powerful product portfolio.”
“We are extremely pleased to have received BLI’s prestigious Highly Recommended recognition for our FS-9130DN printer,” said Stalin Calvache, product and solutions manager, printers for Kyocera Mita America. “This recognition proves that Kyocera delivers highly reliable and efficient devices to market – that strongly respond to customer’s document needs for high durability and dependability.”
Kyocera’s FS-9130DN printer is available through authorized Kyocera Mita America dealers for a manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) of $3,456. To find an authorized dealer near you, log onto Kyocera Mita America's dealer locator, at: www.kyoceramita.com/us.
For over 45 years, Buyers Laboratory Inc. (BLI) has been the leading source for unbiased and reliable intelligence for the imaging industry. The late Arthur Kallet, the co-founder and 20-year head of the Consumers Union – publisher of the highly respected Consumer Reports magazine – founded BLI in 1961 (BLI is not affiliated with Consumers Union). In February 2004, BLI was acquired by publishing industry veterans Michael Danziger and Mark Lerch, the current Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer of BLI, respectively. In 2005, BLI launched its international division with offices in Hong Kong and London.
ABOUT KYOCERA MITA AMERICA
Kyocera Mita America, Inc. (www.kyoceramita.com/us), headquartered in Fairfield, N.J., is a leading provider of computer-connectable peripherals, including network-ready digital MFPs/printers, laser printers, color MFPs/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 exceeded $10 billion during the year ending on March 31, 2006.