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KYOCERA MITA America Expands Award Winning ECOSYS Printer Line with New Energy-Efficient Monochrome Desktop Printers Combining High-quality Imaging with Low Total Cost of Ownership

Kyocera’s FS-4020DN, FS-3920DN and FS-2020D Printers Offer Exceptional Quality and Ultra Reliability

FAIRFIELD, N.J. – April 9, 2009 - Kyocera Mita America, Inc., one of the world's leading document solutions companies, today announced the availability of three mid-range ECOSYS® black and white desktop printers. Offering Kyocera’s signature low total cost of ownership (TCO), the FS-4020DN (47 pages-per-minute), FS-3920DN (42 ppm) and FS-2020D (37 ppm) deliver powerful document imaging output to address the strong demands of business printing.

Kyocera’s ECOSYS® printers utilize a patented long life drum that is separate from the toner container, eliminating the necessity to replace the drum when toner is depleted, conserving both consumable costs and reducing landfill waste. Energy Star™ certified for their operating efficiency, ECOSYS printers automatically migrate to standby mode when not in use to reduce power costs.

“Kyocera’s ECOSYS printers are designed to address the economic and environmental challenges facing today’s businesses,” said Richard Heckelmann, printer product and solutions manager, Kyocera Mita America. “Many organizations are looking to control costs as they seek to mitigate today’s negative economic forces. The FS-4020DN, FS-3920DN and FS-2020D allow businesses to cut expenses without compromising their ability to print high quality documents and reduce their environmental impact. For years, the ECOSYS product line has helped organizations save money without sacrificing quality, and allowed them to strengthen their commitment to environmental sustainability.”

The FS-4020DN, FS-3920DN and FS-2020D are built to deliver consistent quality and ultra reliability. In addition, these new desktop models boast large paper capacities and robust maximum duty cycles for increased performance and productivity.

The FS-4020DN and FS-3920DN offer a maximum paper capacity of 2,500 sheets (with options), while the FS-2020D has a maximum paper capacity of 1,100 sheets, allowing for increased paper supply avoiding the need to re-stock and reducing down-time. Designed to address the demanding needs of business printing, the FS-4020DN features a maximum monthly duty cycle of 250,000 pages per month, the FS-3920DN has a maximum monthly duty cycle of 200,000 pages per month and the FS-4020D includes a monthly duty cycle of 150,000 pages per month, and have the capability to print a wide variety of media. All three printers support two-sided letter and legal printing, delivering imaging quality up to 1,200 dpi.

Dedicated to enhancing efficiency and controlling costs, the FS-4020DN, FS-3920DN and FS-2020D support a variety of network and device management tools, including KMnet Viewer, KMnet Admin, KMnet for Accounting and PrintQ Manager. In addition, Kyocera offers Command Center; a built-in web interface which allows users to verify the operating status of the printer and make change settings related to security and network printing. Committed to addressing key security and compliance needs, the FS-4020DN and FS-3920DN as well as the FS-2020D (with optional network interface card) support IPsec and IPv6 protocols.

The Kyocera FS-4020DN, FS-3920DN and FS-2020DN come compatible with KX Driver for Windows, PPD for Macs and PPD for Linux/UNIX as well as Mini Driver and Windows 64 Bit Drivers. Additionally, for busy environments each model has a standard memory of 128MB that is upgradeable to 1.15GB, allowing organizations to maintain efficient document workflow within the workplace.

The Kyocera FS-4020DN, FS-3920DN and FS-2020DN also come standard with a USB Host Interface, allowing users to select files and print documents from a portable USB memory device directly at the printer. Designed to be used across workgroups, the FS-4020DN, FS-3920DN and FS-2020DN also feature departmental accounting tracking capabilities for up to 100 different account codes.

Aimed at addressing an array of business needs, the FS-4020DN and FS-3920DN have available envelope feeders, with an envelope capacity of 40mm stack for organizations with strong mailing needs. In addition, for businesses seeking greater paper capacity, all three models offer optional of paper feeders, which offer a paper capacity of 500 sheets.

Pricing and Availability
The FS-4020DN, FS-3920DN and FS-2020DN are now available through authorized Kyocera dealers at manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) of $1,583, $1,424 and $1,044. To find the nearest dealer, please visit Kyocera Mita America’s dealer locator at:

Kyocera Mita America, Inc. (, headquartered in Fairfield, N.J., is a leading provider of computer-connectable document imaging and document management systems, 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 Mita Corporation. Kyocera Mita Corporation is a core company of the 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 for the fiscal year ending on March 31, 2008.