New Canon imageCLASS D660 Introduces Laser Copier/Printer to Retail Sales Channel15 Aug, 2002
New Canon imageCLASS D660 Introduces Laser Copier/Printer to Retail Sales Channel
a commitment to introduce more digital products targeted for Small Office-Home
Office (SoHo) users, Canon U.S.A., Inc., has introduced the imageCLASS D660, a
new digital copier/printer that combines the outstanding quality and reliability
of Canon digital technology into an affordable desktop package.
imageCLASS D660 also marks the first of a line of digital copier/printer
products that will be sold through Canon's retail sales channel. The imageCLASS
D660 will be available in late August through national retailers at an estimated
street price of $ 699.
Canon imageCLASS D660 digital copier/printer is intended for businesses that
need a robust copier with maintenance-free performance. The copier features
Canon's exclusive Single Cartridge System, which contains the drum, development
unit and toner in one easily replaceable cartridge. The imageCLASS D660's L50
cartridge, which ships with the product, yields approximately 5,000
black-and-white copies, at 5% density, for an economical $.03 per copy. A
30-sheet automatic document feeder can accept originals up to legal size and
reproduce letter-size documents at 13 copies-per-minute (cpm) and legal-size
documents at 10 cpm. Digital technology, through the touch of a single button,
facilitates collating of multi-page documents.
imageCLASS D660 features Canon's Advanced Printing Technology for high-quality
laser prints with a resolution of 600 x 600 dpi. For added flexibility and user
convenience, the imageCLASS D660 supports both parallel and USB interfaces and
includes a 12 MB memory. The imageCLASS D660 offers fast, efficient paper
handling through a 500-sheet front loading paper cassette and a 100-sheet
multi-purpose tray, which accepts a variety of media including bond, plain and
colored paper, transparencies, labels and envelopes, for faster, no-worry
further measure of Canon's commitment to SoHo customers is the inclusion of a
three-year limited warranty with first year on-site service - one of the most
extensive warranties in the industry to ensure the ongoing performance of the
imageCLASS D660 also includes many other sought-after qualities that have
enabled Canon personal copiers to dominate the market with a 70% share(a) for
all analog and digital PC Copiers sold during the year 2001. The most well-known
is Canon's patented RAPID Fusing System, which provides instant warm-up and
eliminates waiting time. Coupled with the energy-saving automatic power-down
feature, the imageCLASS D660 meets the ENERGY STAR guidelines set by the U.S.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).