Monday, August 31, 2009
TWIC "This Week in Canon"
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Canon releases more information on its upcoming new production color systems, called the imageRUNNER ADVANCE C9065 & C9075:
- All models still use the off-white plastic design
- None apparently offer true 8 bits per pixel imaging
- both advertised as light production color systems
- Designed to compete against the Konica Minolta bizhub PRO C5501 & C6501
- Base MSRP for C9065 will be $40,000
- Small engine footprint (appears to be designed on a workgroup engine format)
- Tandem 4 drum OPC design
- uses pulverized toner infused with wax
- Console design with two large letter size drawers and two 11”x17” drawers
- Optional side mount paper decks for a total paper capacity of 9,300 sheets
- Up to 13”x19” paper handling
- maximum paper weight handling of 300gsm
- will support coated stock and tab stocks
- Uses 200v/15 amp circuit
- 60ppm color and 65ppm b/w for C9065
- 70ppm color and 75ppm b/w for C9075
- Document feeder can scan both sides at same time
- scans b/w originals at 100opm top speed (at 200dpi)
- scan color originals at 70opm top speed
- 10.4” touch screen color LCD panel on an armature
- can be customized by end user
- Comes standard with generic PCL controller with optional PostScript
- Optional embedded or external Fiery controllers
- Optional external Creo controller
- actual copy resolution of 600x600dpi and 1200x1200dpi print resolution
- advertised as offering up to 9600dpi with interpolation
Canon bought a stake in an Austrian document management software company named ADOS, and changed its name to Therefore Inc.
According to the Riverhead News Review newspaper of Riverhead, NY, Canon could get up to a $50 million tax break for building a new U.S. headquarters on Long Island.