updated 08:30 am EDT, Tue May 23, 2006
Lexmark\'s mono laser AIO
Lexmark today introduced the Lexmark X340 monochrome laser all-in-one (AIO) printer series, offering high speeds and powerful performance to improve productivity for small workgroups as well as the Lexmark X642e monochrome laser multifunction product for businesses. The Lexmark X340 series ofers the convenience of printing, copying, faxing and scanning through one networked device that can be easily shared by multiple users. The small-footprint Lexmark X340 series offers print speeds up to 27 pages per minute and includes two models. The Lexmark X340n is supported by a 2,500-page toner cartridge and is available for $350, while the Lexmark X342n, designed for high-volume prining, can also accommodate a high-yield 6,000-page toner cartridge for a lower cost of printing and is available for $400.
The Lexmark X340 series includes business-class PCL 6 emulation, 64MB of standard memory and a high-speed USB 2.0 port to process complex jobs quickly. It also includes fax features, such as a 33.6 Kbps modem, 10 fax speed dials, a 50-page automatic document feeder, and an optional 500- sheet drawer for $200. In addition, the new AIO series from Lexmark features legal-size flatbed scanning in both color and black and white. A professional document management software package is also included to help customers easily organize electronic data and convert scanned documents into PDF files.
"Simplifying workflow starts with bridging the paper and digital worlds efficiently," said Paul Rooke, Lexmark executive vice president and president of its Printing Solutions and Services Division. "When it comes to doing that easily and affordably, the Lexmark X340 series provides customers big value in a small footprint."
New Lexmark laser MFP
Lexmark also introduced the Lexmark X642e monochrome laser multifunction product (MFP), which it says offers the fastest speed in its class, printing and copying at speeds up to 45 pages per minute. It includes legal-size, simplex scanning and fax capabilities standard as well as an adjustable 5.7-inch monochrome e-Task interface that can easily be customized to simplify complicated business processes at the touch of an icon. The new MFP also offers the ability to scan to or print PDFs and images from a USB flash storage device as well as supports IPSec, SSL, SNMPv3 and 802.1x authentication. It is available now for $1,500.
"Customers of all sizes -- from small office users to large enterprise workgroups -- are asking for simple printing solutions to save them time and money," said Paul Rooke, Lexmark executive vice president and president of its Printing Solutions and Services Division. "The Lexmark X642e brings big- business functionality to a manageable MFP solution for workgroups with smaller budgets as a part of Lexmark's wide range of solutions to meet the varying needs of our customers."