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OKI's MC361 and MC561 Color MFP's Receive BERTL's "4-Star, Highly Recommended" Award

Single pass color digital LED multifunction printers delivering business-critical features and functions for small to medium workgroups within SMB

BERTL's 4-star highly-recommended award

Tokyo, February 24, 2011 -- OKI Data Corporation, an OKI Group company specializing in printer business, today announced the receipt of BERTL's "4-Star, Highly Recommended" award for the MC361 and MC561 Single Pass Color digital LED multifunction printers. The award follows extensive testing and technical evaluation of OKI Data products by BERTL, an independent testing laboratory whose purpose is to provide objective, independent product evaluation reports and comparative analysis on imaging devices and software workflow solutions.

BERTL has identified the MC361 and MC561 models as a good return on investment (ROI) for buyers. Some of the key highlights in the BERTL reports include:

  • HD Color printing technology for outstanding print and copy quality
  • Standard 50-sheet reversing automatic document feeder (RADF)
  • Multi-tasking functionality standard, enabling two tasks to be performed at once
  • Full-featured fax with dual access functionality and 4MB fax memory
  • Multiple scan to locations: PC, network, FTP, e-mail or USB memory stick
  • Banner printing capability on sheets up to 52" in length
  • Separate CMYK toner cartridges for lower cost of operation
  • Compact design to fit in the smallest environments
  • ENERGY STAR® compliant

"We are pleased with BERTL recognizing our Single Pass Color digital multifunction printers. This is a testament to the strength of our color printing technology portfolio," said Mike Garofola, Sr. Marketing Manager for Color Products, OKI Data Americas. "The compact and robust color MFP's incorporate OKI Data's Single Pass Color LED technology making them eco-friendly, easy-to-use and cost effective. The design of these products enhances user convenience by delivering fast speeds, flexible media handling and exceptional color output quality."


Recent advancements in OKI Data's Color LED printing technology incorporate vast improvements over previous generation products. These include an overall size reduction and the inclusion of eco-friendly features. This combination helps make color printing more affordable for users and better for the environment. Along with the MC361 and MC561 multifunction printers, the C300 Series and C500 Series of color single function printers also incorporate the new generation of LED technology. All models are complete with Power-Save, Deep Sleep Mode and Automatic ECO Mode, OKI Data's color product portfolio reduces the overall power consumption to save energy without sacrificing performance. These models also deliver fastest in their class speeds and come standard with duplex printing and a 50-sheet RADF to reduces paper usage and decreases costs. Additionally, all models are ENERGY STAR® compliant.

OKI Data's LED technology provides reliable performance with HD Color Printing for crisp detail and rich, dramatic color all for a lower total cost of ownership. Delivering exceptional performance and reliability, the family of Single Pass Color digital LED single function and multifunction printers meet the needs of businesses seeking high performance, cost effective workflow solutions for maximum efficiency. These printers are easy to use, have high reliability and performance, which facilitates and accelerates the work in a variety of office environments.

OKI Data is a complete printing solution provider with end-to-end products and customized solutions that reach across all business sizes and industry segments. OKI Data continues to grow its market share across multiple printer technology categories, driven by an ever-expanding portfolio of customized products, programs and solutions.

About OKI Data Americas

OKI Data Americas headquartered in Mount Laurel, N.J., and a subsidiary of OKI Data of Japan, markets PC peripheral equipment and customized document management solutions under the OKI Printing Solutions brand, including digital color and monochrome printers, color and monochrome multifunction products, serial impact dot matrix printers, thermal label printers and POS printers, as well as a full line of options, accessories and consumables. OKI Data Americas also serves the Graphic Arts & Production market with the OKI proColor™ Series. 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 world leader in information processing systems and telecommunications; and an approximately $4.7 billion multinational corporation according to its FY 2009 financial reporting. Keeping its customers' needs top of mind, OKI Data Americas is ISO 9001:2008 certified and offers a selection of ENERGY STAR certified products.

About OKI Data

OKI Data specializes in the design, development, manufacture, and marketing of business printing solutions that empower organizations to communicate more effectively. A subsidiary of Tokyo-based OKI Electric Industry (established in 1881 as Japan's first telecommunications manufacturer), OKI Data fields representatives in 120 countries to offer innovative, leading-edge products and services worldwide. For more information, please visit http://www.oki.com/.

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