OKI Printing Solutions launches its new fast and reliable Microline printers for business
London, 8 November 2006 OKI Printing Solutions today announced two new dot matrix printers – the ML1120 and the ML1190.
Both printers provide a tough and dependable solution for demanding business applications where the customer comes first.
OKI Printing Solutions is built on a heritage of dot matrix printers and has come to be known as one of the most reliable sources of these printers.
The ML1120 and ML1190 are affordable, compact and offer high performance printing, whilst being quiet and economical to run. The printers are perfect for printing receipts, reports, letters and correspondence - ideal for retail stores and back office applications. Their small footprint and recessed interfaces also makes them an excellent printing solution for businesses where space is at a premium.
With print speeds of around 330 characters per second and a ribbon life of four million characters, the ML1120 and ML1190 offer a fast and long-lasting print solution. Tests show the mean time between failures is around 10,000 hours, which is significantly more than the leading competitor brand. This class-leading reliability is a unique advantage to users.
In addition to excellent reliability and fast print speeds, the printers have the added features of a USB port, parallel and serial connectivity as standard, offering the end-user greater flexibility. OKI Printing Solutions' ML1120 and ML1190 offer a serious alternative to competitor products, with comparable prices, but greater value for money.
Murray Milligan, Product Marketing Manager for OKI Printing Solutions (EMEA) comments: "By enhancing our existing SIDM portfolio we are responding to the needs our customers. OKI Printing Solutions has long had a reputation for dependable SIDM products and the introduction of the reliable ML1120 and ML1190 enables businesses to provide excellent customer service.
"Their low price means the ML1120 and ML1190 offer cost effective business printing with no compromise for users, as they feature the key quality attributes expected from OKI Printing Solutions' products," he said.
Today, OKI Printing Solutions EMEA is a major player in the dot matrix segment with 25% market share and is ranked number 2 in CY05. Its superior reliability and high performance in the SIDM market means OKI Printing Solutions offers a genuine alternative to competitor products.
ML1120 and ML1190 key features summary:
> Enhanced reliability: dependable dot matrix printers with class-leading MTBF of 10,000 hours
> Advanced productivity: with print speeds of up to 330cps, users can print documents on demand Cost effective: long-life consumables for low running costs and low user intervention; Zero Tear Capability prevents waste of expensive pre-printed media
> Flexible connectivity: USB and parallel and serial connectivity as standard for easy integration and greater administrative control
> Small footprint and recessed face for compact spaces and easy installation
The ML1120 and ML1190 will have estimated street prices of [insert local market price] and will be available through OKI Printing Solutions' authorized resellers.
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Notes to editors:
> OKI Printing Solutions is the brand name of Oki Data Corporation
> Annual turnover for Oki Data Corporation is $1.4bn (FY05)
> OKI Printing Solutions' sales are divided between 49% EMEA, 28% Americas, 16% Asia and Oceania and 7% Others
> OKI Printing Solutions is represented in 120 countries worldwide
> Oki Electric, established in 1881, is a Japanese electronics manufacturer with an annual turnover of approx. $5.8bn (FY05)
> Oki Electric employs approx. 21,175 people throughout the world with 6,581 employees outside Japan
> More details on Oki Electric can be found at www.oki.com