EFI Fiery X3e Controller Boosts Ricoh AP3850C Productivity and Quality
Press release from the issuing company
FOSTER CITY, Calif.--June 11, 2002--Electronics For Imaging, the world leader in software and hardware imaging solutions for network printing, and Ricoh Corporation, the Dependable Digital output company, announced today the availability of the high speed color Ricoh AP3850C printer with EFI's Fiery X3e embedded high performance print controller. This 28 page per minute printer delivers superb output quality and features to office production environments.
EFI's acclaimed Fiery X3e architecture maximizes the productivity of the AP3850C printer, making it ideal for corporate workgroup and professional printing environments. New to the AP3850C is the Secure Print feature, which ensures only authorized users can print confidential documents. The RIP-While-Print feature increases throughput on multi-page documents. Additionally, PCL5c and a true Adobe PostScript 3 give users the power to create and print visually rich documents from virtually any application.
"The combination of Ricoh's Next Generation Architecture, and the latest Fiery controller technology is a guaranteed winner," said Ron Potesky, Director Printer & Color Systems Marketing, Ricoh Corporation.
The Ricoh AP3850C color printer includes a 700-megahertz Intel processor for speed and EFI's industry renowned tools, such as Command WorkStation for easier centralized print job management, Fiery NetWise for convenient connectivity and ColorWise for greater color management control. Optional additional features include Velocity workflow software to maximize productivity by distributing large jobs over multiple printers.
"EFI is delighted to again work with Ricoh to make the AP3850C a robust solution for office and printing professionals," said Frank Mallozzi, EFI VP of Worldwide Sales. "The Fiery X3e controller offers leading edge color management tools with high speed performance."
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