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Firmware Upgrade for MC873 Smart and A3 Color MFP Devices


New and Advanced Feature Set Delivers Improved Functionality through Enhanced Document and Workflow Management Solutions

OKI Data Americas announces the release of a firmware upgrade for its award-winning MC873 smart, A3 color multifunction devices (MFP) . This complimentary upgrade will allow users to take advantage of the latest open API iteration of OKI’s smart Extendable Platform (sXP), featuring an expanding suite of print management, document capture and document management solutions including SENDYS Explorer™. The new firmware and enhanced SENDYS software are now available for download from OKI’s website.

SENDYS Explorer provides users greater flexibility to edit, access, print, retrieve and share files. It is the first server-based application available for the MC873 smart MFP with the upgraded firmware. Both are available to MC873 customers free of charge, and offer users the ability to quickly streamline business processes and save time.

The combination of these user-friendly MFPs and this valuable document management tool will help workgroups improve document workflow – maximizing efficiencies from document capture to distribution – through the ability to convert documents and distribute or upload them to a chosen location. This is made possible through the MC873’s powerful input and output document processing capabilities, and its user-friendly seven inch color touch screen control panel.

Together, the firmware upgrade and enhanced solution suite will offer users the ability to:

  • Capture documents and convert them from MFP, smart phone or PC, and distribute and upload them to a chosen location
  • Transform scanned documents  into editable formats such as PDF/A and searchable PDF, or upgrade for conversion to MS Word®, Excel®, PowerPoint® and other popular file types
  • Centralize administration to manage multiple devices
  • Print common documents directly from the touch panel
  • Utilize the SENDYS mobile application for iPhone® and Android™
  • Upgrade to popular cloud services such as Dropbox™, Microsoft OneDrive® and Google Drive™.
“One of our top priorities at OKI Data is to present our customers with turnkey document solutions that dramatically improve the way they do business. We are pleased to collaborate with SENDYS Explorer to further support our vision,” said Hiroyuki Fukushima, Vice President of Office Solutions Product Marketing for OKI Data Americas. “OKI understands the evolving needs of today’s busy and increasingly mobile workplace. Our robust products together with the enhanced features and functionality of software like SENDYS Explorer deliver a winning combination of leading-edge technology plus workflow and document management solutions to meet these needs.”
The MC873 offers many valuable features combined with low operating costs, and is part of OKI Data’s exclusive COREFIDO five-year warranty and recycling program. The COREFIDO program allows consumers to upgrade from a standard one-year warranty to a five-year warranty at no charge, as well as participate in a complimentary recycling program for used Genuine OKI® toner and image drums from registered1 devices.
OKI products are built on parent company OKI Data Corporation’s history of leadership and innovation. Most of OKI’s color printing solutions feature Single Pass Color™ as well as proprietary digital LED and HD Color technologies. These technologies allow OKI to manufacture products that require fewer moving parts for increased reliability and outstanding color output quality.
OKI Data provides live2, toll-free technical support 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year, with agents based in North America. In addition, OKI Data live chat feature is available to customers within the US and Canada seeking online support on weekdays during normal business hours within the Eastern time zone.
SENDYS Explorer is a registered trademark of Alidata.
ColorPainter and Teriostar are trademarks of OKI Data Infotech Corporation.
OKI Reg. OKI Electric Industry Co., Ltd.
proColor T.M., OKI Data Americas.
Single Pass Color T.M. and design Reg. T.M. OKI Data Corp.
MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneDrive are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.
iPhone is a registered trademark of Apple Inc.
Android and Google Drive are trademarks of Google Inc.
Dropbox and the Dropbox logo are trademarks of Dropbox, Inc.
[1] Eligible devices must be registered within 90 days of purchase to qualify for this five-year limited warranty upgrade.
[2] Available in the U.S. and Canada.

OKI Data Americas

OKI Data Americas, headquartered in Mount Laurel, NJ, and a subsidiary of OKI Data Corporation of Japan, markets PC peripheral equipment and customized solutions under the OKI® brand, including digital color and monochrome printers and multifunction products, serial impact dot matrix printers, thermal label and POS printers, as well as a full line of options, accessories, and consumables. OKI Data Americas serves the graphic arts, production, and specialty printing markets with the OKI proColor™ Series digital production printers, as well as its expanding line of ColorPainter™ and Teriostar wide-format professional printing devices. In addition, its Multimedia Production Platform category of production-quality A3 color devices meets a wide range of graphic arts and commercial printing needs. Utilizing Genuine OKI toner ensures consistent, reliable, and high-quality output that maximizes performance. OKI Data offers a broad portfolio of products built to optimize managed print engagements. 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 leader in telecom, infrastructure, and mechatronics systems, as well as an approximately $4.5 billion multinational corporation according to its FY 2014 financial reporting.

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