Konica Minolta AccurioPress 6136 scores highly in Keypoint Intelligence tests
Up to 95% accuracy of front-to-back registration and no intervention for halftone consistency. These are some of the headline results achieved by Konica Minolta’s AccurioPress 6136 in the Keypoint Intelligence Buyers Lab High Performance Test.
There were also just four paper jams and one onsite service visit required during the million-impression print run conducted over a one-month period.
The key performance factors considered in the test are media runnability, registration and image quality. Seven different job types were run and included a mix of simplex and duplex, high- and low-coverage documents, plus a variety of finishing and stacking output workflows. A range of SRA3, A3 and A4 media was run from lightweight 55gsm to heavyweight 300gsm.
We are delighted – but not surprised – that the Konica Minolta AccurioPress 6136 performed so well. We are particularly proud of the front-to-back registration accuracy. For any operation, consistent and saleable output is a vital requirement and these results once again underpin how our technology reliably performs sheet after sheet, even in exacting test conditions.
The AccurioPress 6136 delivered an outstanding performance on so many levels. For one, registration isn’t a hit-or-miss guessing game – it is supremely accurate, while halftone quality consistency is hallmark, whether using lightweight or heavyweight media. And, we saw no image quality issues whatsoever over the one-million page test. Media runnability was almost fault free, and with only one onsite service required, the key operator is in control of the environment ensuring downtime is minimised. Customers can be confident that the Konica Minolta AccurioPress 6136 not only is a stable performer, but that it can deliver output that’s saleable, day in and day out.
The Konica Minolta AccurioPress 6136 series runs at 136ppm A4 and 78ppm A3, helping increase customer profitability with enhanced productivity and smooth, streamlined workflows. It delivers greater productivity to enhance job capacity, reliability and flexibility enabling operations to expand their capabilities, and is environmentally conscious with reduced fuser temp variables supporting a Carbon Neutrality programme.
Automatic and real-time colour and registration adjustment is delivered by the IQ-501. This software accurately controls colour and duplex registration. Both can be adjusted in real time – something uniquely offered by Konica Minolta technology. Simple, easy, automatic and real-time colour and registration adjustment is now an every-day production reality. IQ-501 accurately controls colour and duplex registration.
About Konica Minolta Business Solutions Europe
Konica Minolta Business Solutions Europe GmbH, based in Langenhagen, Germany, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Konica Minolta Inc., Tokyo, Japan. Konica Minolta enables its clients to champion the digital era: with its unique imaging expertise and data processing capabilities, Konica Minolta creates relevant solutions for its customers and solves issues faced by society. As a provider of comprehensive IT services, Konica Minolta delivers consultancy and services to optimise business processes with workflow automation and implements solutions in the field of IT infrastructure and IT security as well as cloud environments. Konica Minolta was awarded the prestigious “Buyers Lab PaceSetter award for Smart Workplace Vision” from Keypoint Intelligence” as the only vendor in its industry thanks to its forward-looking vision of the future of work and investment in innovative technology. Being a strong partner for the production and industrial printing market, Konica Minolta offers business consulting, state-of-the-art technology and software and, in 2017, was the production printing market leader for the tenth consecutive year in Europe, Central Asia, the Middle East and Africa (InfoSource). The hardware portfolio covers light and mid production as well as industrial printing machines. Konica Minolta Marketing Services provides value added services that intelligently link print and digital marketing in an effective and efficient way. In the healthcare sector, Konica Minolta drives digitalisation of clinical workflows and offers a broad range of next-level diagnostic solutions. Through its Business Innovation Centre in London and four R&D laboratories in Europe, Konica Minolta brings innovation forward by collaborating with its customers as well as academic, industrial and entrepreneurial partners. Konica Minolta Business Solutions Europe is represented by subsidiaries and distributors in more than 80 countries in Europe, Central Asia, the Middle East and Africa. With almost 9,900 employees (as of April 2018), Konica Minolta Europe earned net sales of over EUR 2.37 billion in financial year 2017/18.
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