Complete Line of Canon Laser Class Facsimiles Awarded Editor's Choice From Better Buys for Business.Business Editors
LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 25, 2000
Annual Laser Fax Guide Finds Canon LASER CLASS 3170/3175 Series
"Exceptional," and "A Groundbreaking New Series"
Canon U.S.A., Inc., the company whose imaging solutions give people Know How, announced today that its complete line of LASER CLASS fax machines have been named Editor's Choice in the new Better Buys for Business Laser Fax Guide.
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1. To announce officially and publicly; declare. See Synonyms at announce.
2. "a strong vendor at all levels of the fax market," Canon received awards for its LASER CLASS 9000L, LASER CLASS 3170, 3175, and 3175MS. Featured prominently on the cover of the annual Laser Fax Guide is Canon's popular LASER CLASS 3175, the fastest printing facsimile in the industry.
"We are honored to have received the Editor's Choice award from Better Buys for our entire LASER CLASS line of facsimile devices," said Tracie Sokol, director and general manager, MFP (MultiFunction Printer, MultiFunction Peripheral) See all-in-one and MFD. and Printer Division, Canon U.S.A. Imaging Systems Group. "This recognition strongly reinforces why Canon has held the number one position in U.S. Laser Fax shipments for more than a decade."
Better Buys for Business editor Jonathan Bees calls the Canon LASER CLASS 3170, 3175, and 3175MS "a groundbreaking new series.....exceptional models that set a new benchmark for performance in the high-volume fax market." The LASER CLASS 3170 features a 17 page-per-minute (ppm (Pages Per Minute) The measurement of printer speed. See gppm.
PPM - Portable Pixmap ) laser printer engine, up to 1200 dots-per-inch (dpi) resolution, Super G3 technology to transmit documents at 33.6 Kbps, a 30 ppm scanner, large document memory, and 70-sheet document feeder. Ethernet connectivity and Canon's MultiSpot software are optional.
The LASER CLASS 3175 builds upon the 3170 model by including an additional 7 MB of fax memory standard and a second letter/legal paper tray that holds an additional 500 sheets. The LASER CLASS 3175MS incorporates all of the above features and comes standard with a PCL (Printer Command Language) The page description language for HP LaserJet printers. It has become a de facto standard used in many printers and typesetters. PCL Level 5, introduced with the LaserJet III in 1990, also supports Compugraphic's Intellifont scalable fonts. 6 printer board for parallel port printing. Available options for both the 3175 and 3175MS include Ethernet connectivity, Super G3 Dual Fax Lines, a duplex printing The ability to print on both sides of the paper. unit for double-sided printing, an envelope feeder, Post Script 3, and 2 MB and 4 MB fax memory upgrades.
In its review of the LASER CLASS 3170, 3175, and 3175MS, Better Buys notes "To fully appreciate all that it offers, users will want to use it as a fax/printer rather than as a standalone stand·a·lone
Self-contained and usually independently operating: a standalone computer terminal. fax."
The Better Buys review named Canon's LASER CLASS 9000L an "excellent, competitively priced choice for power fax users" for features including the Super G3 Dual Line Option, 600 dpi output resolution, generous dual tray/600-sheet paper supply, fast 33.6 Kbps modem speed with JBIG JBIG - Joint Bi-level Image Experts Group compression, a print speed of 8 ppm, a scanning speed of 25 ppm, and memory expansion capable of supporting up to 592 pages.
Pricing and Availability
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3. Better Buys, the entire Canon LASER CLASS facsimile line is "widely available through Canon's strong distribution network." Base U.S. market suggested retail pricing for the units is as follows:
LASER CLASS 9000L $ 2,695.00 LASER CLASS 3170 $ 3,195.00 LASER CLASS 3175 $ 3,695.00 LASER CLASS 3175MS $ 4,195.00
The LASER CLASS 3170, 3175, 3175MS, and 9000L meet the ENERGY STAR guidelines guidelines,
n.pl a set of standards, criteria, or specifications to be used or followed in the performance of certain tasks. set by the US Environmental Protection Agency Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), independent agency of the U.S. government, with headquarters in Washington, D.C. It was established in 1970 to reduce and control air and water pollution, noise pollution, and radiation and to ensure the safe handling and (EPA EPA eicosapentaenoic acid.
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n. ). Developed in 1993, the ENERGY STAR program promotes the manufacture of energy-efficient office equipment. Its designation applies to products that contribute to the reduction of pollution and emissions from power generated by electric utilities. Canon, a long-time ENERGY STAR partner and one of the leading producers of energy-efficient equipment, assists the EPA in the development of guidelines to reduce global warming global warming, the gradual increase of the temperature of the earth's lower atmosphere as a result of the increase in greenhouse gases since the Industrial Revolution. and is a strong advocate of consumer education through its product labeling and environmental programs.
About Better Buys for Business
As an independent publisher of buyers guides to office equipment, Better Buys for Business reports on a wide range of document imaging devices, including copiers, printers, fax machines, multifunctional equipment, color imaging devices, duplicators and electronic filing systems. To order a copy of The Laser Fax Guide, call (800) 247-2185 or visit www.betterbuys.com.
About Canon U.S.A., Inc.
Canon U.S.A., Inc. is an industry leader in professional and consumer imaging solutions and, through its parent company, Canon Inc., is a top patent-holder of imaging technologies. The company's comprehensive product line includes networked multifunction devices; digital and analog copiers (color and black and white); printers, scanners, image filing systems, and facsimile machines; camcorders, cameras and lenses; and semiconductor, broadcast and medical equipment. Canon employs 12,000 people at more than 30 facilities throughout North, Central and South America South America, fourth largest continent (1991 est. pop. 299,150,000), c.6,880,000 sq mi (17,819,000 sq km), the southern of the two continents of the Western Hemisphere. and the Caribbean.
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