Here at Macworld Expo
is showing its new magicolor 2200 color laser printer.
Featuring speeds of five pages-per-minute in color and 20ppm in black and white, the magicolor 2200 is compatible with up to legal-size papers and comes standard a 500-sheet paper cassette, 150-sheet auxiliary tray, and a 10/100BaseTX Ethernet card, which provides Mac connectivity,.
The 2200 N, priced at US$2,199, is the base model that features 600-dpi output, which can be increased to 1,200-dpi by doubling RAM from 64MB to 128MB. The 1,200-dpi magicolor 2200 GN has 128MB of RAM and is priced at $2,199.
The magicolor 2200 EN, $2,999, adds a 2.2GB hard drive, while the $4,199 magicolor 2200 DP has 256MB of RAM, an extra 500-sheet lower paper tray(a $499 option for the other models), and auto-duplexing (another $499 add-on).
The magicolor 2200 can be driven by PostScript Level II, PCL 6, HP-GL printer emulations, as well as directly output PDF files. The systems also come with CrownView software that allows users to check the status of print jobs, configure the printer, and review toner levels through a Web browser.
The printer also features automatic ICC-based color matching and a closed-loop color calibration system to maintain color consistency. Options include RAM expandability to 384MB and a stacked “mailbox” bin for $599 that separates printouts. Each of the five 50-sheet trays in the bin are addressable and can separate print jobs for individual users or workgroups.