OKI Data Americas Launches New A4 Monochrome Series of …

MOUNT LAUREL, N.J., Jun 11, 2012 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) —
OKI Data Americas announces the availability of the company’s second generation series of A4 monochrome multifunction printers. The MB461, MB471, MB471w and MB491 models combine a powerful feature set with advanced multifunction capabilities at a competitive acquisition cost paired with a low total cost of ownership (TCO). The MB401 MFP Series is ideal for demanding small- and mid-sized workgroups, offering economical and versatile printing capabilities all within a compact device.

The MB401 Series builds off of the success of OKI’s MB460 and MB470 A4 monochrome multifunction printers, and offers users with increased print speeds, longer consumable life, improved front panel graphical display, scan-to capabilities, and wireless functionality (MB471w). The MB401 Series also includes eco-friendly attributes including LED technology, standard duplex, auto power off and ultra-low energy consumption. All features and functionality are designed to optimize performance within small to mid-sized workgroups.

Each MB401 model boasts highly competitive print speeds and best-in-class paper handling. The MB461, MB471 and MB471w provide a print speed of 35 pages per minute while the MB491 delivers a blistering 42 pages per minute. The MB461 provides three-in-one (print/copy/scan) multifunction capability along with 780 sheet maximum paper capacity. The MB471, MB471w and M491 provide four-in-one (print/copy/scan/fax) multifunction capability along with 880 sheet maximum paper capacity. Additionally, all of the MB401 models are backed by a one-year On-Site limited warranty.[i]

The user interface of the MB401 Series has also been improved to increase ease-of-handling and efficiency. Each model includes a 3.5 inch graphical panel display with tilt mechanism. The MB471, MB471w and MB491 also come equipped with a QWERTY keypad along with one-touch fax button capabilities. Furthermore, the MB471 models and the MB491 include a Job Macro function that records and instantly recalls frequently used tasks and settings–automating them for increased productivity and efficiency. Additionally, the MB491 comes standard with a 4 GB SD memory card, to accommodate Secure Print (PIN/password job protection).

“We are pleased to announce the addition of OKI’s newest MFPs to our broad printing portfolio,” said Hiroyuki Fukushima, Director of Non-Impact Printer Product Marketing for OKI Data Americas. “We believe that SMB users will find the MB401 Series to be beneficial and versatile tools within their offices that can help maximize business efficiencies. OKI is committed to providing affordable printing solutions to the SMB market, and we believe that the MB401 Series delivers on that promise.”

Key features of the MB461 MFP include:

          --  PPM 35
          --  CPM 35
          --  Print Resolution: 2400x600 dpi
          --  Supports 4,000-page and 10,000-page toner cartridges
          --  Maximum Paper Capacity: 780 sheets
          --  Connectivity: USB, Wired Network
          --  MSRP: $349

Key features of the MB471 MFP include:

          --  PPM 35
          --  CPM 35
          --  Print Resolution: 1200x1200 dpi
          --  Supports 4,000-page and 10,000-page toner cartridges
          --  Maximum Paper Capacity: 880 sheets
          --  Connectivity: USB, Wired Network
          --  MSRP: $399

Key features of the MB471w MFP include:

          --  PPM 35
          --  CPM 35
          --  Print Resolution: 1200x1200 dpi
          --  Supports 4,000-page and 10,000-page toner cartridges
          --  Maximum Paper Capacity: 880 sheets
          --  Connectivity: USB, Wired Network, Wireless
          --  MSRP: $475

Key Features of the MB491 MFP include:

          --  PPM 42
          --  CPM 40
          --  Print Resolution: 1200x1200 dpi
          --  Supports 12,000-page toner cartridges
          --  Maximum Paper Capacity: 880 sheets
          --  Connectivity: USB, Wired Network
          --  MSRP: $499

All OKI products are built on parent company OKI Data Corporation’s history of leadership and innovation. Most of OKI’s color printing solutions feature Single Pass Color(TM) as well as proprietary digital LED and HD Color technologies. These technologies allow OKI Data Americas to manufacture products that require fewer moving parts for increased reliability and outstanding color output quality.

OKI provides live[ii], toll-free technical support 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year, with agents based in North America. In addition, OKI live chat feature is available to customers within the US and Canada seeking online support on weekdays during normal business hours within the Eastern time zone.

[i] Available in the US and Canada only

[ii] Available in the US and Canada only


Amy Whilldin

Domus, Inc.

(215) 772-2162


Susan Kirvan

OKI Data Americas

(856) 222-7258


About OKI Data Americas

OKI Data Americas, headquartered in Mount Laurel, NJ, and a subsidiary of OKI Data Corporation of Japan, markets PC peripheral equipment and customized solutions under the OKI(R) brand, including digital color and monochrome printers, color and monochrome multifunction products, serial impact dot matrix printers, thermal label printers and POS printers, as well as a full line of options, accessories and consumables. Utilizing Genuine OKI(R) toner ensures consistent, reliable and high-quality output that maximizes performance. OKI Data Americas also serves the Graphic Arts Production market with the OKI proColor(TM) Series. In addition, OKI offers a full portfolio of products built to optimize managed print engagements. OKI Data Americas takes a consultative approach to supporting every customer’s needs and delivering individualized print solutions that optimize business performance. The company’s innovative technology is backed by Tokyo-based parent company OKI Electric Industry, a leader in telecom, infrastructure and mechatronics systems; and an approximately $5.2 billion multinational corporation according to its FY 2010 financial reporting. Keeping its customers’ needs top of mind, OKI Data Americas is ISO 9001:2008 certified and offers a selection of ENERGY STAR(r) certified products.

OKI, Reg. OKI Electric Industry Co., Ltd. ENERGY STAR Reg. T.M. U.S. EPA. Single Pass Color T.M. and design Reg. T.M. OKI Data Corp. Total Managed Print and proColor, T.M., OKI Data Americas.

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