If you’re considering purchasing a digital color press so you’re well equipped to create vivid brochures, booklets, posters, postcards, or other materials in-house, consider the new AccurioPress C7100 from Konica Minolta—a global leader in print technology.
This digital press boasts some impressive specs. Take a moment to learn more about this press to see whether it would be a good fit for your needs.
1. It’s exceptionally fast.
When you’re printing a few copies of something, printing speed may not seem important. But when you’re printing hundreds or thousands of copies, even a slight difference in printing speed can have a huge impact on your efficiency.
The Konica Minolta C7100 can maintain printing speeds of 100 color papers per minute (PPM). That rate is even faster for monochrome print jobs at 110 PPM.
In addition to fast printing speed, the C7100 automates prep work like media setup so you can get printing more quickly. This further contributes to an efficient printing process.
2. It’s compatible with a variety of media.
One of the biggest strengths of the Konica Minolta C7100 is its versatility. This press can handle a variety of print media, including:
- Paper weights up to 400 grams per square meter (GSM)
- A variety of media thicknesses
- Coated and uncoated media
- Textured and embossed paper
- Long sheets up to 51 inches
- Banners up to 35.4 inches
You can enable your printer to automatically detect the type of media you’re using with the add-on intelligent media sensor IM-101. This sensor will recommend certain settings based on factors like media thickness, weight, and surface finish.
3. It comes with advanced finishing capabilities.
One of the distinctions that makes the Konica Minolta C7100 stand out among similar products on the market is the level of automation it offers. According to Konica Minolta executive Dino Pagliarello, the C7100 comes with “the most automated capabilities in a mid-range production device.”
When it comes to finishing, this means the C7100 can go beyond just printing. It automates functions including:
Automating these finishing touches can help you get from digital file all the way to completely finished product in a fraction of the time.
4. It can produce high-quality images.
You may be skeptical of speed and automation if quality is a top priority. Fortunately, Konica Minolta does not sacrifice quality to achieve these other features. In fact, the C7100 offers high-resolution output of 3600 (equivalent) x 2400 dots per inch (DPI).
Konica Minolta’s latest Simitri V toner contributes to quality because it is formulated for high performance. It was also made to be relatively eco-friendly. Whether you’re hoping to create sharp lines and crisp text or vibrant, realistic photos that seem to leap right off the page, this press can help you achieve the quality you’re after.
5. It’s designed for reliable operation.
With an automated quality management system, the C7100 also boasts dependable performance thanks to multiple technological advancements. This includes, for example, a lubricated drum that is crafted for maximum durability.
Overall, you can expect the Konica Minolta C7100 to operate with minimal issues. Especially if you have a trusted managed print services partner, you can count on maximized uptime from your printer.
Choose the right printer for your needs.
Overall, the Konica Minolta AccurioPress C7100 is a versatile machine that can handle a wide variety of print jobs, making it a good fit for organizations across various industries. Whether you need a powerhouse printer to help you create professional-grade signage, marketing collateral, educational materials, or any other form of printed media, the C7100 may be the right press for you.
Choosing the right printer can be a major undertaking, and buying the wrong printer comes with some real risks.CPI can help your organization find the right printer for you. Request a consultation to talk with our staff about your printing needs and determine what model is best suited to those needs. Or, if you’re interested in purchasing the C7100, request a quote to get started.