|[September 03, 2014]
Canon U.S.A. Delivers Trusted Production Technology in Compact, Scalable Devices with New imagePRESS C800 Digital Press Series
MELVILLE, N.Y. --(Business Wire)--
Canon (News - Alert) U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today
announced the new imagePRESS C800 Digital Color Press Series, which
combines new and proven technology to help deliver the level of print
quality, productivity and flexibility expected of the imagePRESS line,
in a compact, scalable footprint. Comprised of the imagePRESS C800 and
imagePRESS C700, this series is designed for small-to-medium commercial,
franchise, in-plant and quick printers, and is equipped to handle a
variety of media options, including heavyweight coated stock, textured
stock and envelopes.
"Building on Canon's expertise with new toners, lasers, and
registration systems, the imagePRESS C800 Series expands Canon's family
of digital color offerings and strengthens the company's position in the
light production market," said Jim Hamilton from InfoTrends.
The imagePRESS C800 Series incorporates technologies from Canon's
flagship imagePRESS C7011VP/S Digital Color Press Series, including:
Canon's proprietary Gloss Optimization technology, which tailors the
gloss level of the toner image to that of the media used, similar to
offset printed results.
The Advanced Image Transfer Belt that increases toner transfer
efficiency on smooth as well as uneven media surfaces, affording these
devices extended media-handling capabilities, which allows users to
produce an impressive range of print products.
"Canon's imagePRESS line is known for its ability to provide
high-quality output, wide media support and outstanding productivity,"
said Junichi Yoshitake, senior vice president and general manager,
Business Imaging Solutions Group, Canon U.S.A., Inc. "With the
imagePRESS C800 Series we are pleased to provide customers with the
tools necessary to lessen operational costs while expanding the scope of
services they can offer to their respective customer base. We look
forward to continuing to raise the bar for our customers in the
production print market."
Vivid, Accurate and Consistent Image Quality
An array of new features including red laser R-VCSEL technology enables
the imagePRESS C800 Digital Press Series to produce outstanding-quality
output at up to 2,400 x 2,400 dpi resolution. The systems' new CV Toner
and other innovative technologies allow users to enjoy color consistency
for predictable quality output - crucial for repetitive jobs in print
Impressive Level of Productivity
Te imagePRESS C800 Digital Press Series offers outstanding production
speeds at up to 80 pages-per-minute (ppm) for the imagePRESS C800 and up
to 70 ppm for the imagePRESS C700. In addition, this series can
auto-duplex jobs on all supported media weights, reducing the need of
manual intervention even during demanding jobs.
"The new Canon imagePRESS C800 that we have been privileged to test
has proven to be one of the finest machines that we have ever seen. It
is fast, reliable, flexible, and consistent," said James La Maire,
President, AJS Business Imaging Solutions, LLC. "We are extremely
impressed with the uptime of this machine considering the variety and
volume that we have produced during our testing. We have printed
envelopes, booklets, business cards, brochures, labels, on a variety of
stock. We really like the color on this machine both for its accuracy,
detail, and consistency on a page and from page to page."
The imagePRESS C800/C700 digital color presses are available in diverse,
scalable configurations that enable a white-paper-in, finished-paper-out
operation. A variety of in-line finishing options permits users to
produce a broad range of print products including envelopes, folded
pamphlets, saddle-stitched and squarefolded brochures, postcards,
business cards, presentation and training material, flyers and perfect
The selection of state-of-the-art production digital front ends gives
print professionals the choice of operation that best matches their
Part of the PRISMA workflow suite geared towards highest productivity,
Canon's PRISMAsync production digital front end provides a single
point of control for the entire print system, intuitive operation,
advanced color management controls and production planning
capabilities with the unique and market-proven Job Scheduler.
The imagePRESS Server F200 and imagePRESS Server G100 are the first
digital front ends on the market based on EFI's new Fiery FS150 Pro
platform. These new DFEs seamlessly integrate with EFI MIS and
Web-to-Print products, Canon's Oc� PRISMA workflow, and leading
prepress workflow solutions - including Kodak Prinergy, Heidelberg
Prinect and Agfa :Apogee.
Meeting ENERGY STAR (News - Alert)® standards, having received an EPEAT® Gold rating
and RoHS compliant, the imagePRESS C800 Digital Press Series can help
organizations reduce their environmental impact and energy costs.
The imagePRESS C800 and imagePRESS C700 Digital Presses are scheduled to
be available in September 2014 and start shipping to customers end of
the month through Canon authorized dealers and Canon Solutions America
at manufacturer's suggested retail prices of $136,900 and $113,900,
respectively for a typical configuration*.
About Canon U.S.A., Inc.
Canon U.S.A., Inc., is a leading provider of consumer,
business-to-business, and industrial digital imaging solutions. With
approximately $36 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon
Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), ranks third overall in U.S. patents granted in
2013��and is one of Fortune Magazine's World's Most Admired Companies in
2014. In 2013, Canon U.S.A. has received the PCMag.com Readers' Choice
Award for Service and Reliability in the digital camera and printer
categories for the tenth consecutive year, and for camcorders for the
past three years. Canon U.S.A. is committed to the highest level of
customer satisfaction and loyalty, providing 100 percent U.S.-based
consumer service and support for all of the products it distributes.
Canon U.S.A. is dedicated to its Kyosei philosophy of social and
environmental responsibility. In 2014, the Canon Americas Headquarters
secured LEED®�Gold certification, a recognition for the design,
construction, operations and maintenance of high-performance green
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*Including Main Engine, Multi-Drawer Paper Deck, Saddle Finisher,
One-Pass Duplex Color Image Reader, PRISMAsync Controller.
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