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Kyocera TaskAlfa 500ci Product Review

So you are in the market for a color copier?  You have gathered quotes and never looked at the Kyocera 500ci?  It may be time you look at this copier because it has some features and benefits which most color copiers do not.  Here are a few of the features you may find yourself surprised by…

For example, if you are looking at a Konica Minolta Bizhub 451, here is how the Kyocera stacks up against it..

Features
CS 500ci
bizhub C451
Standard Functions
P / S / C
P / S / C
Speed (FC/BW)
40 ppm FC / 50 ppm BW
45 ppm FC / BW
Warm-up Time
45 Seconds
30 Seconds
FCOT/FPOT (FC/BW)
6.9 sec Color / 4.9 sec Black
6.5 sec Color / 4.8 sec Black
Duplex
Standard
Standard
Document Processor
Optional 100 sheet DSDP
Optional 100 sheet RADF
Standard 100 Sheet RADF
Scan Speed
Up to 100 ipm w/ DSDP
Up to 75 ipm w/ RADF
70 opm FC / BW
Enhanced Scan Functions
PDF Encryption and Compression
Compact PDF
Maximum Input Size
11” x 17”
12” x 18”
Standard Input Capacity
1,100 Sheets
3,500 Sheets
Maximum Input Capacity
4,100 Sheets
6,650 Sheets
RAM / HDD
2 GB RAM
1 GB RAM
Hard Disk Drive
160 GB x 2 HDD
60 GB HDD
Max Monthly Duty Cycle
200,000 Pages
150,000 Pages
Preventive Maintenance
300,000 Pages
None set (components replaced at various intervals)
Drum Yield
300,000 Pages Each (CMYK)
300,000 Black / 100,000 CMY

Now if you take into account the Kyocera does not produce ozone, the cost per print is lower and the machine itself needs less scheduled service calls to keep down time at a minimum.  It may be worth looking into.  This is a large investment though, so we thought you might also want to look at this cs_500ci_series_presentation Powerpoint presentation!