Canon unveils its new imagePRESS C650 Digital Color Press
Canon U.S.A. has announced the addition of the imagePRESS C650 Digital Color Press to its portfolio, designed to bring reliability, ease-of-use, productivity and a broad range of media support to a compact and budget-friendly engine for high-volume, color-centric office users such as marketing divisions, CRDs, franchise printers, and light-volume production environments.
The new imagePRESS C650 model complements Canon's current color print lineup, positioned between the successful imageRUNNER ADVANCE Series of multi-functional devices targeted at office use and the imagePRESS digital color presses for production.
Toyotsugu Kuwamura, executive vice president and general manager, Business Imaging Solutions Group, Canon U.S.A., said "Canon continuously works to refine our product offerings based on valued feedback from end-users and our dealer channels, as well as advances made to technology," "The new imagePRESS C650 model addresses users with very light-volume color print production needs and allows them to benefit from imagePRESS' production features and capabilities, working in tandem with Canon's strong enterprise management solution integration and ease-of-use."
The imagePRESS C650 digital color press is designed for those environments that require high durability and color accuracy for print, copy and scan tasks. By combining print volumes of routine enterprise work with the capability to produce previously outsourced high-quality marketing collateral on one device, the imagePRESS C650 can help alleviate budget and cost concerns, enabling businesses to keep more print jobs internal.
The imagePRESS C650 delivers stunning image quality at up to 65 letter-sized impressions per minute, enabling demanding office environments, CRD's, and light production shops to print a variety of applications including newsletters, presentations, marketing materials, business cards, brochures, envelopes, and even banners up to 30 inches in length. Cover in weight. The device's ability to produce output at high speeds on mixed media allows operators to offer more high quality work in-house.
The imagePRESS C650 supports various paper types from plain to specialty stocks. The device's ability to handle heavy and mixed media jobs can help users tackle applications from presentation handouts to everyday materials and mailers, which can add value and versatility to their offerings. With the imagePRESS C650 digital color press, users can produce popular saddle finished booklets, newsletters, envelopes, mailings, and business cards with support for automatic duplexing on up to 130 lb.
The imagePRESS C650 includes the imagePRESS Printer Kit, which offers the ease-of-use required in multi-user print environments in business operations.
It provides a uniform user experience with Canon's imageRUNNER ADVANCE multifunction systems, commonly found in office environments. This consistency between standard office devices and the imagePRESS C650 can help users in marketing departments and in-plants familiarize themselves with the device quickly, minimizes the learning curve and enables them to get the most out of the engine. It also boasts Canon's Multifunctional Embedded Application (MEAP) platform, which helps software developers to create and deliver customized, targeted solutions to address individual business needs. Available MEAP applications include advanced scanning, cost recovery, document distribution applications, and more.
For those environments that require additional processing power and color management tools, the imagePRESS Server G100, powered by EFI Fiery Technology, is available as an option.
High Quality, Even at High Speeds - Advanced Twin Belt Fusing unit enables a maximum speed of up to 65 letter-sized images per minute
Mixed Media - High-quality performance on mixed media jobs up to 110 lb. Cover and validated heavier stocks up to 130 lb. Cover*
Production Built - Can easily adapt to high-end office and CRD environments, thanks to its support of plain, coated, and heavy stocks; simple, on-the-fly replacement of toner; long-lasting parts; and an intuitive interface
The Canon imagePRESS C650 digital color press is now available in the U.S.