Konica Minolta Debuts New Laser Printers

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The magicolor 2450 is one of two new printers to feature KONICA MINOLTA’s next-generation Emperon printing architecture. More than just a controller, Emperon provides great performance, excellent 9600 x 600 dpi-class quality, and unsurpassed compatibility with its PostScript 3 and PCL 6 languages and mixed OS support. Emperon is also responsible for the printer’s ease of use, offering convenient printer management tools, a simple set-up process, and a common user printing experience for KONICA MINOLTA’s printer and MFP product lines.


— The magicolor 2450 packs a business-class feature set and enhanced print quality into an ultra-compact design.

— Measuring a mere 16.9″ (W) x 19.8″ (D), this simple-to-use printer is an easy desktop fit.

— The magicolor 2450 produces 9600 x 600 dpi-class resolution on various paper stocks, so users won’t pay premium media prices to get the best output from their printer.

— For detailed text and graphics and photorealistic images, the printer’s color quality is further enhanced with Photo ART contone technology and Simitri polymerized toner.

— Its pre-installed front-access supplies, auto-installation software, intuitive front keypad, and resourceful printer management utilities mean setup and everyday use are extremely easy.

— The magicolor 2450 produces up to 20 ppm in black & white and 5 ppm in color, regardless of print quality selected.

— Driving the printer’s productivity is a high-performance, next-generation Emperon controller, 300 MHz PowerPC processor, and 128 MB DDR SDRAM.

— The magicolor 2450 supports both Windows and Macintosh operating systems and includes PostScript 3 and PCL 6 printer emulations for seamless printing throughout the workgroup.

— For network printing in busy workgroups, the magicolor 2450 includes a built-in 10/100BaseTX Ethernet interface, as well as Hi-speed USB 2.0 and parallel ports.

Today KONICA MINOLTA PRINTING SOLUTIONS U.S.A., INC. introduced its most powerful color laser printer yet: the magicolor 5450. This new model is equipped with more power, greater versatility, and excellent quality for businesses that want high productivity and professional color. With a new state-of-the art Emperon controller, PostScript 3 and PCL 6 languages, and 9600 x 600 dpi-class resolution, this printer is set to take on the diverse office environment. Yet it’s competitively priced, very simple to use, and “desktop friendly” to fit and function easily in any office. This latest printer in KONICA MINOLTA’s magicolor 5400 Series is designed for small business teams, large workgroups, and corporate departments.


— Perfect for the multi-platform office, the magicolor 5450–with its next-generation Emperon controller–features PostScript(R) 3 and PCL 6 printer emulations and is compatible with Windows, Macintosh, and Linux.

— The magicolor 5450 uses KONICA MINOLTA’s single-pass color laser printing technology to print color and b&w pages at 27 ppm, allowing users to keep pace with busy office demands.

— The magicolor 5450 is equipped with a 667 MHz processor and 256 MB DDR SDRAM to effortlessly handle complex print jobs.

— Network-ready right out of the box, the magicolor 5450 DL includes a built-in Gigabit Ethernet interface, as well as Hi-speed USB 2.0, and parallel ports for stand-alone operation.

— The magicolor 5450 produces up to 9600 x 600 dpi-class resolution on various paper stocks up to 110 lb. Index, allowing users to create anything from multi-page business documents to glossy marketing pieces without paying premium dollars for outsourced print jobs.

— For enhanced color quality, the magicolor 5450 uses Photo ART contone technology and KONICA MINOLTA’s Simitri polymerized toner to generate fine detail in text and graphics, and smooth gradation in images.

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