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 ROCHESTER, N.Y., Jan. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Xerox Corporation (NYSE: XRX) today unveiled a digital, battery-powered, plain-paper copier -- weighing less than 4 pounds and barely larger than an egg carton -- that opens a new segment of the reprographics industry for inexpensive, carry-anywhere copier products.
 The device, made in the United States and expected to retail for as little as $249, is called the Xerox X-note Portable Copier. The machine uses ordinary paper and produces copies at 400 by 400 dots-per-inch resolution, a sharpness level that rivals much larger office copiers and printers.
 X-note is tailored for users who need occasional copies at home or in small businesses. It needs no special furniture or copier stand, uses a built-in rechargeable battery that operates on household current, and easily stores away in a desk drawer or on a closet shelf. The portable copier is small enough to fit in most briefcases, making it ideal for commuters, travelers or vacationers.
 "Often, when people need copies, they look for a coin-operated copier which means going to the grocery store, post office, library or quick copier," said Brian E. Stern, president, Personal Document Products division. "Now, with X-note, the copier is where you need it most -- at home, at the office, or on-the-road."
 X-note features single-button operation. Imaging is accomplished through the use of thermal-transfer technology, enabling the compact size and assuring high image quality. The full copying process takes about 40 seconds for an 8-1/2 by 11-inch page, less for smaller documents.
 The copier comes equipped with a snap-in cartridge, about the size of two rolls of thread, that contains a supply of the thermal-transfer film. A single cartridge, which can be easily replaced, lasts for a minimum of 20 copies.
 The unit also comes packaged with a 10-hour rechargeable battery that snaps into the bottom of the machine, and a charger that uses any standard 110-volt outlet. The power cord plugs directly into the copier, eliminating the need to remove the battery for recharging.
 The X-note Portable Copier is backed by the three-year Xerox X-tra Protection Program, the only program of its kind in the industry. Customers who encounter difficulties can have the unit exchanged by Xerox within 48 hours. If requested, Xerox will repair the copier at a service center under the corporation's three-year limited warranty at no charge to the customer.
 Further consumer protection is offered by the three-year Xerox Retail Total Satisfaction Guarantee. Should a customer be dissatisfied with the performance of X-note for any reason, Xerox will exchange the unit with an identical or comparable model without charge.
 X-note is built in the U.S. to Xerox specifications by QuadMark Ltd., a Xerox Technology Venture (XTV) company located in Rochester. It will be marketed by the Personal Document Products division of Xerox Corporation. Personal Document Products sells a line of more than 20 small copiers, and ink-jet printers, through retail distribution channels including office supply superstores, warehouse clubs, mass merchants, catalog showrooms, and consumer electronics stores.
 The X-note Portable Copier and imaging-film cartridges will be available in selected stores nationally beginning in April 1994. The film cartridges will be packaged three to a box and are expected to retail for less than $10.
 Note: Xerox Corporation and Xerox product names and numbers are trademarks of Xerox Corporation. QuadMark is a registered trademark of QuadMark, Ltd.
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 /CONTACT: Jeffrey Simek, 716-423-5230, or Daniel C. Minchen, 716-427-4080, both of Xerox Corporation/

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