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OKI Data Americas Announces the Latest EFI Fiery C9 Server for its C900 Series of Digital Production Printers

3 Mar, 2016

MOUNT LAUREL, N.J., March 2, 2016...OKI Data Americas announces availability of the latest EFI® Fiery® C9 Server exclusively for use with its C900 Series of professional printing devices. Among many benefits, the C9 Server optimizes the five-color and envelope printing functionality of the C931/C941/C942 Series devices1, further increasing output quality, productivity and profitability. Built upon EFI’s robust Fiery FS150 Pro system, the C9 Server offers the most popular Fiery features including Command WorkStation and Spot-On™ to enhance production capabilities and improve the operational efficiencies of the C931/C941/C942 Printers and DP models. 
The new user-friendly C9 Server allows users to submit, manipulate and reprint jobs remotely from Mac® OS and Microsoft® Windows® clients or from their desktop. Users can visually confirm document content and adjust images, plus customize and substitute spot colors. The C9 Server helps to increase efficiency and reduce errors with server-based workflows, such as Hot Folders, for repeatable results that are easy to setup and use throughout the print facility.
Highlights of the C9 Server with Command WorkStation include the Fiery color management system, which combines industry standards – such as CMYK press emulations, RGB source conversions and PANTONE® libraries – with the flexibility of an open architecture, enabling users to customize specific color matching needs. Image Enhance Visual Editor allows for quick adjustment of images within print jobs, correcting common color issues and providing a preview of the adjustment’s effect on the image for easy fine-tuning. In addition, Spot-On enables adjusting and managing spot colors used as critical “must-match” colors.
OKI Data’s professional series devices supported by the new C9 Server include:
  • C942 – OKI Data’s cutting-edge five-color digital A3/tabloid device with white toner which allows users to print vibrant color-on-color output quickly and in a single pass. It is the fastest color-on-color printer in its class2. Developed to serve a variety of short-run commercial needs, this groundbreaking device can handle an impressive range of media, including heavyweight stock up to 360 gsm, envelopes, polyester, plus magnets and banners. The C942DP offers added capabilities with a high capacity envelope feeder for production printing of envelopes.
  • C941 Series – The C941e and C941DP with envelope feeder allow users to supplement full color printing with clear and/or white toner to produce eye catching, production-quality output. These enhanced models offer exceptional speed as well as micro-fine toner for superior coverage, higher print density, and high-quality finish. Like the C942, the C941 Series devices have impressive media handling capabilities including polyester, envelopes, magnets, banners and heavyweight cardstock up to 360 gsm.
  • C931 Series – The C931e and C931DP with envelope feeder deliver production-quality output of full color printing on media up to 13” x 52”. Both models offer innovative features and functionality such as exceptional speed across wide range of print applications with superior output. The C931 Series devices boast expansive media handling capabilities including polyester, envelopes, magnets, banners and heavyweight cardstock up to 360 gsm.
“OKI Data Americas is pleased to offer the latest EFI Fiery C9 Server to complement our expanding line of professional series digital color printers for the graphic arts and specialty printing markets,” said Hiroyuki Fukushima, Vice President of Office Solutions Product Marketing for OKI Data Americas. “Together with our revolutionary C900 Series devices, this new Fiery C9 Server provides even greater competitive advantages and enhancements to create professional-quality output – whether in-house or within the print for pay arena.”
The C942 with the new EFI Fiery C9 Server debuted at the Graphics of the Americas tradeshow and conference in Miami Beach earlier this month, and is available through the OKI Professional Color Partner program. For more information, visitwww.okidata.com/printers/color/c900.
OKI Data products are built on parent company OKI Data Corporation’s history of leadership and innovation. Most of OKI Data's color printing solutions feature Single Pass Color™ as well as proprietary digital LED and HD Color technologies. These technologies allow OKI Data Americas to manufacture products that require fewer moving parts for increased reliability and outstanding color output quality.
OKI provides live3, toll-free technical support 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year, with agents based in North America. In addition, OKI Data live chat feature is available to customers within the U.S. and Canada seeking online support on weekdays during normal business hours within the Eastern time zone.
[1] White and clear toner limited to C941e and C941DP (CMYK + white and/or clear toner), and C942 and C942DP (CMYK + white toner).
[2] The C942 is the only 50 ppm and under device in its class based on price-point.
[3] Available in the U.S. and Canada.
OKI Data Americas
OKI Data Americas, headquartered in Mount Laurel, NJ, and a subsidiary of OKI Data Corporation of Japan, markets PC peripheral equipment and customized solutions under the OKI® brand, including digital color and monochrome printers and multifunction products, serial impact dot matrix printers, thermal label and POS printers, as well as a full line of options, accessories, and consumables. OKI Data Americas serves the graphic arts, production, and specialty printing markets with the OKI proColor™ Series digital production printers, as well as its expanding line of ColorPainter™ and Teriostar wide-format professional printing devices. In addition, its Multimedia Production Platform category of production-quality A3 color devices meets a wide range of graphic arts and commercial printing needs. Utilizing Genuine OKI toner ensures consistent, reliable, and high-quality output that maximizes performance. OKI Data offers a broad portfolio of products built to optimize managed print engagements. OKI Data Americas takes a consultative approach to supporting every customer's needs and delivering individualized print solutions that optimize business performance. The company's innovative technology is backed by Tokyo-based parent company OKI Electric Industry, a leader in telecom, infrastructure, and mechatronics systems, as well as an approximately $4.5 billion multinational corporation according to its FY 2014 financial reporting.

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