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  • Page 1 Sales & Technical Guide...
  • Page 2 Copyright © 2005 KONICA MINOLTA PRINTING SOLUTIONS U.S.A, INC. KONICA MINOLTA and the KONICA MINOLTA logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of KONICA MINOLTA HOLDINGS, INC. magicolor is a trademark or registered trademark of KONICA MINOLTA PRINTING SOLUTIONS U.S.A., INC. PageScope and Emperon are trademarks or registered trademarks of KONICA MINOLTA BUSINESS TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Introduction ........1 Specs at a Glance ......2 Target Markets .
  • Page 4 Consumables ....... . 22 Toner Cartridges ........22 Drum Cartridge .
  • Page 5: Introduction

    Fast and with superb print quality, its power gives it wide-ranging compatibility. As the magicolor 2450 demonstrates, size is no indication of strength. Taking up little space on a desk, it prints at 20 ppm black-&-white and five ppm color, with first page print-out in just 12 seconds.
  • Page 6: Specs At A Glance

    Specs at a Glance An overview of the magicolor 2450’s features. Print Method Electrophotographic color laser Processor PowerPC, 300 MHz Print Speed Up to 20 monochrome ppm (letter/A4) Up to 5 color ppm (letter/A4) Resolution Up to 9600 x 600 dpi-class...
  • Page 7 Specs at a Glance An overview of the magicolor 2450’s features. Easy-access cover for supplies replacement 200-sheet output tray Intuitive LCD control panel Optional automatic duplexer with gas gauges Ethernet, USB & Parallel interfaces 128 MB DDR SRAM std. / 640 MB max.
  • Page 8: Target Markets

    For general business and the creative mind. Robust performance and networking, coupled with superb color and affordability give the magicolor 2450 an advantage. It’s appealing to small business and workgroups that perform a good deal of general printing along with a touch of creative design. And it’s perfect for creative services professionals who demand great color, but also need a productive printer for general printing.
  • Page 9: Key Selling Features

    362.6" Operation Area: W18.8" x D30.8" = 579.4" Affordable Besides its affordable price, the magicolor 2450 boasts a cost per page 11¢ of only pennies per print in both color and black and white, making it 2.2¢ budget-friendly for the small business and home office user.
  • Page 10 Ease of Use A hallmark of KONICA MINOLTA printing solutions is their ease of use, and the magicolor 2450 is no exception. Simple set-up and operation make the magicolor 2450 a breeze to use. Pre-installed supplies: When the printer arrives, owners will find the supplies have been pre-installed at the factory to save valuable time during set up.
  • Page 11 9600 x 600 dpi-class To generate photo-quality output with great detail and character in fine lines and halftones, the magicolor 2450 offers 600 dpi (High Quality) resolution, also called 9600 x 600 dpi-class Photo ART contone quality. Through a process called multi-bit or contone halftoning, the printer is able to achieve very high levels of grayscale (color levels or shades).
  • Page 12 Packed with Printing Power The magicolor 2450 is perfect for diverse workgroups and is built to process even the most complex print jobs in a flash. Emperon Controller Technology With state-of-the-art Emperon controller technology, the magicolor 2450’s a productivity powerhouse. When installed in a demanding environment, the Emperon controller provides greater document processing efficiency with minimal network impact.
  • Page 13 Multi-Environment Compatibility The magicolor 2450 is able to support mixed network environments and is equipped with versatile software for managing printer operations in these environments. Windows and Macintosh: The magicolor 2450 has multi- platform support for Windows and Mac users. This allows simultaneous printing from diverse business workgroups.
  • Page 14: Competitive Overview

    Competitive Overview magicolor ® Samsung ® Dell ® Lexmark ® 2450 2550Ln CLP-550N 3100cn C510n Street Price* $699 $596 $646 $549 $846 Web Price $699** $599.99 $699 $549*** $899 Introduction Date May 2005 June 2004 May 2004 Sept. 2004 March 2004 Speed (color / b&w) 5 / 20 ppm 4 / 20 ppm...
  • Page 15: Engine

    Engine Excellent print quality and performance. Type The magicolor 2450 is based on the KONICA MINOLTA NC-L7001 laser printer engine that uses a CMYK (cyan, magenta, yellow, black) printing system to produce full-color output. Duty Cycle 35,000 prints (letter/A4 size) per month maximum.
  • Page 16: Weights And Dimensions

    Weights and Dimensions Packaging Width Depth Height 23.3" (591 mm) 19.5" (496 mm) 20.6" (522 mm) Printer (with multipurpose tray extended) Width Depth Height 16.9" (430 mm) 19.8" (502 mm) 13.4" (341 mm) Printer (with optional lower feeder unit and duplex option) Width Depth Height...
  • Page 17 Clearance dimensions (front view) Optional Lower Feeder Optional Duplexer Clearance dimensions (side view) Optional Lower Feeder...
  • Page 18: Controller

    The printer’s DDR SDRAM processes data faster for quicker page delivery. With its 128 MB RAM, the magicolor 2450 has sufficient memory to print on all page sizes in all available print resolutions in simplex mode. With an automatic duplex option installed, a minimum of 256 MB RAM is required...
  • Page 19 Add a hard disk to activate advanced The magicolor 2450 can be equipped with an internal IDE 40 GB hard printing functions. disk to support additional memory, security, and convenience functions including: Storage Store fonts, forms, overlays, macros, and profiles...
  • Page 20: Resolution

    2450 can be be achieved mix one color controlled individually The magicolor 2450’s print quality is further enhanced by the printer’s Simitri polymer toner technology. See “Consumables,” later in this guide, for more information. Compatibility The magicolor 2450 is compatible with these operating systems: Windows Server 2003 / XP / 2000 / NT 4 (SP6+) / Me / 98SE Macintosh OS 9 (v9.1+), OS X (v10.2+)
  • Page 21: Languages

    Languages The magicolor 2450 supports the most popular industry PDLs (Page Description Languages) for seamless, error-free printing: PostScript 3 PCL 6 (w/ PJL) PDF v 1.4 The magicolor 2450 uses a resident PostScript 3 emulation that includes 144 resident fonts.
  • Page 22: Media Handling

    200-sheet output tray. When necessary, both trays can close to conserve space. Print Media The magicolor 2450 supports a range of print media to handle a variety of applications. For a complete list of approved media, refer to
  • Page 23: Paper Path

    Paper Path The magicolor 2450’s paper path follows a C-shaped curve, allowing it to support thicker stock papers without problem. A C-shaped paper path means you can print heavier paper stocks and experience fewer misfeeds. Lift the printer’s top cover to remove a media jam.
  • Page 24: Supported Media Sizes

    110 mm 220 mm Monarch 3.875" 7.5" Define custom page sizes from the Chou #3 120 mm 235 mm magicolor 2450 printer driver. Chou #4 90 mm 205 mm You#4 105 mm 235 mm 195 mm 270 mm 130 mm...
  • Page 25: Advanced Document Processing

    Advanced Document Processing The magicolor 2450’s printer driver provides several advanced document processing functions: Printer-based electronic collation N-up printing Form overlays Watermarks Cover page Job retention Printer-based electronic collation Instead of transmitting a multiple-page print job several times over the network to print the number of copies required, simply tell the printer driver how many copies you want.
  • Page 26: Consumables

    2450 consumables are easy to replace and cost-effective. Toner Cartridges The magicolor 2450’s four (CMYK) toner cartridges are color-coded for error-free installation and feature an intelligent chip that stores information on toner levels for accurate supplies monitoring. (See “Consumables Monitoring” for further information.) KONICA MINOLTA’s Simitri Polymerized Toner produces exceptional...
  • Page 27: Consumable Yields

    Intermittent printing (one page per job) reduces consumable life. In-box Consumables The magicolor 2450’s standard in-box toner cartridges contain enough toner for an average of 4,500 prints at standard 5% coverage, letter/A4- size paper, continuous printing).
  • Page 28: Consumables Monitoring

    It’s available for computers running Windows Use the Status Monitor to review supplies. and connected to a magicolor 2450 using the Ethernet interface. Access Select “Order Supplies” to conveniently buy the Supplies Status display by choosing Supplies Status from the more.
  • Page 29 Computer Control Panel You can view supply levels through your computer Control Panel, selecting Printers and Faxes, then viewing Properties on the magicolor 2450. The Configure tab has a convenient link to view consumables. View supplies status through your computer’s Control Panel.
  • Page 30: Printer Management

    Printer drivers are available in 21 languages: English, Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, Czech, French, German, Hungarian*, Arabic*, Hebrew*, Danish, Dutch, Finland, Norwegian, Swedish, Italian, The magicolor 2450 Windows driver features a Korean, Polish*, Portuguese (Brazilian), Russian*, Slovak*, and tabbed layout that conforms to Microsoft Spanish.
  • Page 31: Pagescope Printer Management Suite

    PageScope NDPS Gateway PageScope EMS Plug-in PageScope Web Connection The magicolor 2450 includes an embedded Web page, PageScope Web Connection, that allows users to retrieve real-time information about the status of the printer. It requires no additional software on the users’...
  • Page 32 Windows print server. PageScope NDPS Gateway This network utility enables KONICA MINOLTA printers to be used in a Novell Distributed Print Services (NDPS) environment. It provides these benefits to the System Administrator:...
  • Page 33: Status Display

    The PageScope EMS Plug-In is a module that is designed to integrate into 3rd party Enterprise Management Software packages and allows KONICA MINOLTA printers to be managed and monitored. KONICA MINOLTA offers plug-ins for the following EMS packages: HP/OpenView, Tivoli/NetView, Microsoft/MMC, and CA/UniCenter.
  • Page 34: Print Monitor

    Download Manager To port and delete fonts, forms, overlays, color profiles, and other files to the magicolor 2450’s optional hard disk, KONICA MINOLTA offers a Download Manager utility (available for Windows only). Installable as a separate utility or accessible from either the PostScript or PCL Windows drivers, the Download Manager communicates via an easy-to- understand dialog box complete with an online Help option.
  • Page 35: Electronic User Documentation

    All of the user documentation is also posted on the KONICA MINOLTA PRINTING SOLUTIONS U.S.A. Service & Support website at...
  • Page 36: Color Control

    Color Control Get great color without great effort. Professional Color Tools The magicolor 2450 makes getting excellent, accurate color easy and effortless. Featuring the KONICA MINOLTA Color Management Module, a built-in ICC color matching system that automatically adjusts color for you, the magicolor 2450 faithfully reproduces color documents with no user intervention required.
  • Page 37: Host-based Icc Color Matching

    Host-Based ICC Color Matching Some printer users will prefer to use the color matching system built into their host software applications such as QuarkXPress, PhotoShop, and Illustrator. To support host-based color matching, KONICA MINOLTA provides a Windows ICM printer profile to define the printer’s color space to the software’s color matching system.
  • Page 38: Custom Color Controls

    Selecting the “Detail” setting for text results in a higher printer’s Custom color match setting. lpi, crisp edges, and sharp lines. The magicolor 2450 also includes built-in profiles for simulating printing press output. Select from SWOP, EuroColor, DIC, Toyo, and Commercial press simulations.
  • Page 39: Enhanced Automatic Image Density Control (eaidc)

    To maintain color consistency and ensure predictable color without user intervention, the magicolor 2450 automatically performs enhanced Automatic Image Density Control at the following times: When the printer is turned on after a temperature or humidity...
  • Page 40: Options & Requirements

    Hard Disk The magicolor 2450 can be equipped with a 40 GB internal IDE hard disk to support additional memory, security and convenience functions. The kit includes the hard disk, daughterboard, and time of day clock.
  • Page 41 KONICA MINOLTA PRINTING SOLUTIONS U.S.A., INC. One Magnum Pass Mobile, AL 36618

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