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BLI Analysts Award Color Printer Picks to Dell, HP and Ricoh

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Fairfield, NJ (PRWEB) February 06, 2017 Buyers Laboratory (BLI), a division of Keypoint Intelligence, the world's leading independent provider of testing services and analytical information for the document imaging industry, announces the winners of its highly sought-after Winter 2017 Pick awards in the color printer and MFP categories, with the honors going to stellar devices from Dell, HP and Ricoh. Awarded twice annually, Picks acknowledge the products that gave the best performances in...
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BLI Honors Five Vendors with Awards in the A3 Category

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BLI Honors Five Vendors with Awards in the A3 Category Date: January 13, 2015 Contact: Anthony Polifrone Tel: 201-488-0404 ext. 39 Fax: 201-488-0461 E-mail: info@buyerslab.com January 13, 2015 – Hackensack (NJ) – Buyers Laboratory LLC (BLI) today announced the winners of its coveted Pick awards for the Winter 2015 season, naming Kyocera, Ricoh, Canon, Xerox and Samsung as the victors in the A3 realm. Ricoh also took home an Outstanding Achievement in Ease of Use award for its Smart Operation...
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Breathing Color Welcomed into Canon Alliance Partner Program

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MELVILLE, N.Y. , Feb. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its continued drive to expand collaboration with key players in the large-format industry, Canon U.S.A. , Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, is proud to welcome Breathing Color, a designer and supplier of award-winning digital inkjet canvas, papers, and canvas coatings, as a new member of the Canon Alliance Partner Program (CAPP) for imagePROGRAF Large-Format Solutions. Through CAPP, third-party media and software companies...
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Brother International Corporation Introduces Award-Winning, Class-Leading Dual Color Label Printers

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BRIDGEWATER, N.J.–What’s black and white and red all over? The new Brother QL-800 series label printers. To address the growing need for two-color label printing in numerous industries, Brother is introducing its new Brother QL-800 series, the only office category label printer to offer the technology that allows users to print red and black over the entire printable area of the label. In addition to offering this cutting-edge technology, the Brother QL-800 series has been receiving industry...
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Buyers Lab Awards Sharp With Six Pick Awards Plus An Innovation Award For Their Entire New Color Product Line

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Buyers Lab Awards Sharp With Six Pick Awards Plus An Innovation Award For Their Entire New Color Product Line Information contained on this page is provided by an independent third-party content provider. Frankly and this Station make no warranties or representations in connection therewith. If you are affiliated with this page and would like it removed please contact pressreleases@franklyinc.com SOURCE Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America (SIICA) Sharp wins seven awards for...
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Bytes Document Solutions launches new Xerox digital press

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Bytes Document Solutions, the authorised Xerox distributor in 26 countries in sub-Saharan Africa, has announced the availability of Xerox's latest light-production colour printer/copier, the Xerox Color 570. The printer makes it easier to produce a range of applications – from rugged polyester labels and signs, to window clings, menus and brochures – giving print service providers more ways to respond to their clients' needs and capture new business. The Xerox Color 570 printer is so...
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Re: Ricoh Tier (ricotier) Color Page Cost?

VinceMcHugh ·
Art, Is Ricoh just going to retire @Remote, or will they be replacing it with something, possibly a third party vendor like Printfleet? Thanks, Vince
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Re: Ricoh Tier (ricotier) Color Page Cost?

Art Post ·
What was stated to me was that their facilities manager product would be able to collect the tiered color billing and then report on it. All I heard was that @remote was going away. I was so surprised by the aspect of these new devices having the tiered that I did not even bother to ask about a replacement for @remote
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Re: Ricoh Tier (ricotier) Color Page Cost?

Calums ·
I'm not sure about your source, but it's already in the Ricoh units, we found this about 4 months ago in the mpc305, the issue is getting it out of the system automatically for billing purposes. We use purpose software which can automatically cope with tiered billing.
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Re: Ricoh Tier (ricotier) Color Page Cost?

Art Post ·
Calums: Thanx for this, I see you're in the UK and the info I related to was that the tiered info came from a document there. My source was from Print Audit, but I wanted to make sure this was the case. We were talking about the latest upgrades to PA, and one of them was that their facility manager software is capable of taking those tiered color levels and putting them in a bucket so they could be billed. When you mention purpose software, what are you referring to? Thanx for the...
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Re: Ricoh Tier (ricotier) Color Page Cost?

Jrlz ·
I wonder if direct will not be offering this becuase their billing system can not support tiered pricing?
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Re: Ricoh Tier (ricotier) Color Page Cost?

Calums ·
Purpose software is supplied by common sense that supply software to the copier industry for managing and billing our industry.
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Re: Ricoh Tier (ricotier) Color Page Cost?

Calums ·
Purpose software is supplied by common sense that supply software to the copier industry for managing and billing our industry.
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Re: Ricoh Tier (ricotier) Color Page Cost?

Nasher ·
hi calums could you give more info on the tier settings for mpc305 i have looked in the manuale but cant see any info on it many thanks
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GIntel ·
Any update on this (in the US)?
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Art Post ·
I've heard not that much except for something I heard is that since @ remote is going away Ricoh themselves does not have a program to extrapolate the billing. Again just something I hear, however Print Audits facility manager will do this as I understand.
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Re: Ricoh Tier (ricotier) Color Page Cost?

Paul Giorgi ·
So we have an aficio 3003 in the office at Print Audit and we are tracking 3 levels of metering from it. Does anyone have ant technical info on the 3003?
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Re: Ricoh Tier (ricotier) Color Page Cost?

txeagle24 ·
Apparently, Ricoh Solutions guys aren't aware of this. I asked one of them, and he said there is an SP mode that has been around for generations that runs a report on clicks @ 3 different levels of coverage but that it's not for billing purposes.
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Re: Ricoh Tier (ricotier) Color Page Cost?

Paul Giorgi ·
the 3 tier is mentined on a couple of European brochures from Ricoh. If I can find a link I will share it
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GIntel ·
Hey Guys, Few more questions. Anyone have any details on if the color CPC tiers are dealer-editable or pre-set and what the setting are? Similarly, are the CPCs set or dealer-editable? How is the coverage calculated, through device firmware or print audit or both? What devices is this available for?
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Re: Ricoh Tier (ricotier) Color Page Cost?

Art Post ·
Originally Posted by Paul Giorgi: So we have an aficio 3003 in the office at Print Audit and we are tracking 3 levels of metering from it. Does anyone have ant technical info on the 3003? Paul: Are you looking for the service manual?? Art
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Re: Ricoh Tier (ricotier) Color Page Cost?

Paul Giorgi ·
O.K. I have found some information for you . Ricoh has introduced the 3 billing level since the MPC 2051 meaning all models after this introduction has these features ( MPC3001 .......) . Print Audit Facilities Manager can now detect and pick up these assignable threshold counters. Ricoh Dealer that are Premier Members or are using Facilities Manager can now compete with Xeorx and Kyocera promoting this type of billing. I have a brief set up how to for configuring the thresholds on Ricoh...
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Re: Ricoh Tier (ricotier) Color Page Cost?

txeagle24 ·
Paul: Do you have any marketing literature on this? This could be big for Ricoh Dealers and a large area of opportunity for Print Audit to sign up dealers that are using Print Fleet, FM Audit or other DCAs.
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Old Glory ·
Paul, Has anyone told you lately how great it is to have you with us on this site As a Print Audit Premier Dealer, you can bet that we will be in contact VERY SOON.
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Re: Ricoh Tier (ricotier) Color Page Cost?

Calums ·
Be aware on this, we have been using this for over a year and the pit falls are. The percentage coverage is based on overall coverage not per toner, the biggest thing is the cost you offer it at, if 30% is in 0-5, 30% in the 6-10 and the 60% is above. What we have found is that the 60% and above is not just 11% coverage but 20-30%, so your copy cost doesnt cover this cost and you could lose money on the high end copy cost. The two lower tiers make you money but your margins are lower as 60%...
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Re: Ricoh Production Unit Question

msaeger ·
There is friction feed with air separation on all the current production machines. So they have rollers that actually feed the paper and there are fans that blow the paper apart to help prevent multifeeding and it also helps if the paper sticks together and won't pull out of the tray.
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Re: Ricoh MP C3003/3503/4503/5505 & 6003 Scanner Review

msaeger ·
Another thing all of these new machines including the 6502 and 8100 have is an insanely fast ADF, 120 sheets per minute or 240 images per minute duplex. Everyone that sees these comments how fast the ADF is.
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Re: Ricoh MP C3003/3503/4503/5505 & 6003 Scanner Review

Art Post ·
same here, equally as impressive is that it will scan to USB just as fast. Customer wanted to take the scanned files back to the office after the demo to make sure they were searchable and check the quality
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Re: New Vertical Market for A3 Color Printers

Deanw ·
Art, What product would you recommend for this application and what media would you recommend? Looking for business on a Saturday? Is that even legal?
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Re: New Vertical Market for A3 Color Printers

Art Post ·
I'm going with the 55ppm SPC 821dn printer, I put some links in the above thread of where you can the media and the pricing for the media. If you can't find them I will repost, but they are there. What type of day is it? It's a GOOD day to find some leads. Art
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Canon Adds AirPrint Support For Newest imageCLASS Laser Multifunction Printer Models

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AirPrint Compatibility Delivers Virtually Seamless Mobile from iPhone, iPad and iPod touch Continuing to meet the needs of its customers, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced that the five newest imageCLASS multifunction printer models – the Color imageCLASS MF729Cdw/MF726Cdw, Color imageCLASS MF628Cw/MF624Cw, and imageCLASS MF217w now support AirPrint wireless 1 printing from iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch devices. 2 As an industry leader, Canon continues...
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Canon Advances Productivity of imagePRESS C10000VP Digital Color Press Series with New BDT VX-370+ Long Sheet Feeder

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MELVILLE, N.Y. , Sept. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing to provide solutions to help bolster the efficiency of its digital presses, Canon U.S.A. , Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, has joined with German media handling specialists BDT Print Media GmbH to announce the VX-370+ Long Sheet Feeder, an integrated solution enabling users of Canon's flagship imagePRESS C10000VP digital color press series to produce banner format applications at high volumes. The BDT VX-370+ Long Sheet...
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Re: Best Black & White MFP for 10k/month yeild. Suggestions?

muleyman ·
First is this your actual reply to the account looking at thoseToshiba products listed (455 & 305)? If yes and they have a great history with the Toshiba product, telling them there a "bottom dweller" would make anyone think that you're only wanting to sell them what YOU'RE offering. The models they requested are older models of Toshiba and who knows if they've worked well for them or not. Also if you research the Okidata product, most of their MFP's are based on the Toshiba platform now...
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Re: Best Black & White MFP for 10k/month yeild. Suggestions?

Art Post ·
Actually, I did not mention that I am offering any equipment to them. I'm not even sure where they are located, I'm not looking to sell them, All of the recent MFP's that I've seen at the shows have pretty much the same GUI> I do remember something about a more robust partnering with Toshiba/
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Re: Best Black & White MFP for 10k/month yeild. Suggestions?

TimB ·
FYI: Toshiba, overall, is in the top ten for R&D Spend-to-Sales ratios. "Bottom dweller" really is not a fair use of words. With any device manufacturer, product is only as good as its dealer support. Get references if need be. RE: maintenance; The asker is talking B&W devices not color. Regardless, get the maintenance. Fewer spikes in copy quality or hardware issues because you'll make that phone call to fix rather than putting up with poor copy quality, etc. for fear of how much it...
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Art Post ·
TimB: Thanx for the comment! I believe you with the top ten in R & D for Spend to Sales ratios, but I don't R & D being conducted for copiers not like Canon, Xerox, KonicaMInolta & Xerox. If it walks like a duck, quacks like a duck then it must be a duck. Toshiba's market share over the last ten years in the US has always been at or near the bottom of the pack, thus they are cellar dwellers, bottom feeders, in the US market. You are correct with the MA, they were not asking for...
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EByers ·
Art, I like your general guidance to the initial poster, and I won't grade your writing since this isn't an English class. In regard to this brief post conversation, I think honesty is the best policy with customers and with ourselves. Yes Tim, they probably are in the top ten. However, the customer was asking which is the best. By rankings in the market place, the top seven do not include Toshiba. They fall within the bottom 7% of market share for shipments and the bottom 8.6% for market...
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Art Post ·
thanx for nor grading my English!!! most threads are done at night and I'll admit, I'm much better at selling than writing.
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Re: New Vertical Market for A3 Color Printers

Art Post ·
Here's another link for labels~ http://www.sheet-labels.com/
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Re: This Week in the Copier/Office Equipment Industry 10 Years Ago Fourth Week of April 2004)

Julia H. ·
I will be out of the office starting 04/23/2014 and will not return until 05/13/2014. I will have limited email access, if this issue is urgent and requires an immediate assistance, please contact Eileen at eileen.cleary@tabs.toshiba.com. Thank you. This message (and any attached files) is secret, confidential and proprietary and is intended solely for specific addressee(s). If the reader of this message is not the intended recipient, please notify the sender immediately by reply email and...
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Re: Is the time right for MFP Manufacturers to only offer...

fisher ·
Not just color. We could see a big consolidation of speed bands too. If certain manufacturers can make low cost 40 and 50ppm engines that retail for under $4,000 do we really need to have 25ppm engines that retail for over $5,000?
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Re: Is the time right for MFP Manufacturers to only offer...

txeagle24 ·
If they offer them for the price of black & white units, yes. If they try to have the same price point as current color systems, they would lose out on price to any manufacturers that continue to make b/w only systems. Additionally, they would have to have a multi-tier billing system for color so as to not scare off people that have intentionally stayed away from color. The industry billing systems (e-Automate, OMD) would need to make that easy to manage & bill as well.
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Art Post ·
Agreed that the cost of color would have to be the same as the current black systems. I for one would like to only offer color, I think it would be better for the industry. I also believe that the color machines don't cost that much more to make the black systems. I'd bet that the margins are the 20-25-30 ppm nlack systems are huge from the manufacturing side.
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Re: This Week in the Copier/Office Equipment Industry 10 Years Ago Second Week of June 2004

Alan ·
I am out of the office until 20/06/2014. Note: This is an automated response to your message "Post By Art Post: This Week in the Copier/Office Equipment Industry ..." sent on 16/06/2014 1:13:20 p.m.. This is the only notification you will receive while this person is away. Alan Creighton Service Manager (Embedded image moved to file: pic17864.gif) Ricoh New Zealand Limited | cnr Anglesea & London Streets | PO Box 758 | Waikato Mail Centre | Hamilton 3204 | New Zealand Phone: +64 7 839...
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Re: Riso Stops Offering Printed Brochures for Their Products?

Rick Backus ·
From what I remember I do not think I would want to hand out brochures from a ComColor device. Were they not more for communication than presentation? I know it has been awhile for me so perhaps they have evolved. Just sayin'.
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Re: Riso Stops Offering Printed Brochures for Their Products?

Art Post ·
Rick: You are correct, brochures printed on the comcolor would be, well let's say not that impressive, unless they printed them on the "rice paper" which would probably cost more than buying a full color printed brochure!! Too funny!
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Re: Riso Stops Offering Printed Brochures for Their Products?

Dr. Print ·
No, they look better on thier vendors full color MFP's
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Re: Riso Stops Offering Printed Brochures for Their Products?

Art Post ·
too funny!!
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Re: Riso Stops Offering Printed Brochures for Their Products?

pfsinc1 ·
So the stacks of ComColor brochures I've got just became more valuable?
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Re: Riso Stops Offering Printed Brochures for Their Products?

Art Post ·
yup, wanna sell some?
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