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KYOCERA MITA America Delivers Two New TASKalfa Black & White Multifunctional Products for Small Businesses

The TASKalfa 220/180 offers an Industry Leading 150,000 Page Drum Yield; along with standard copy and optional print for high workplace efficiency

Fairfield, New Jersey – July 13, 2009 - Kyocera Mita America, one of the world's leading document imaging companies, today announced the expansion of its award winning TASKalfa line of multifunctional products with the introduction of the TASKalfa 220 (22 pages per minute) and TASKalfa 180 (18 ppm) black and white MFPs, ideally suited for small businesses and individual users.

The TASKalfa 220/180 offers a number of standard features designed to improve the productivity of any office environment. The TASKalfa 220/180 includes one 300 sheet paper drawer, and a 100 sheet multi-purpose tray (MPT). The paper drawers support paper weights ranging from 17lb Bond to 28lb Bond and accommodate a variety of paper sizes from Statement to Ledger. The MPT supports paper weights up to 90lb Bond.

The TASKalfa 220/180 features an optional 50-sheet document processor for fast processing of documents to meet any customer’s requirements as well as paper saving duplex. Both models offer optional print, which utilizes a host-based Graphical Device Interface (GDI) for Windows®, including a FlexRISC 150MHz processor and standard memory of 32MB.

“With the TASKalfa 220 and TASKalfa 180, the excitement that has been surrounding the TASKalfa brand has come to the small business and workgroup environment with an easy-to-use, high performance offering that makes each end-user task the top priority,” said William Cassidy, associate director, Product and Solutions Marketing, Kyocera Mita America. “Kyocera is committed to offering ultra-reliable, high-quality and dependable products that increase productivity and improve performance across all product segments, and the TASKalfa 220 and TASKalfa 180 succeed in delivering exceptional results that exceed end-user expectations.”

The TASKalfa 220/180 series is built with Kyocera’s long-life consumable technology, including the company’s organic photoconductor (OPC) drum technology, delivering maximum business “uptime” through a class leading 150,000 page preventive maintenance (PM) schedule. This incredible PM cycle creates longer intervals of time between required service visits and helps minimize maintenance costs for end-users. Designed for efficiency, the TASKalfa 220/180 series is Energy Star™ certified for their moderate power requirements.

Pricing and Availability
The TASKalfa 220 and TASKalfa 180 are available today through authorized Kyocera Mita dealers at a Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price of $1,895 and $1,695 respectively. To find the nearest dealer, or for more information, please visit Kyocera’s web site:

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 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 $11 billion for the year ending on March 31, 2009.