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Kodak introduces new multifunction printers

Kodak Easyshare All-in-One is made up of three models: 5100, 5300 and 5500. They all share common characteristics such as: a print speed of up to 32 ppm in monochrome and 22 ppm in color, system of six independent inks, printing of 10 x 15 cm photos in 28 seconds and direct printing from PictBridge cameras.

The 5100 model is priced at $ 150, has a flatbed scanner and can optionally be equipped with double-sided printing and Bluetooth. The 5300 model is priced at $ 200 and also has a color LCD screen, a flash memory card slot and, like the 5100 model: duplex printing and Bluetooth connectivity can be added. In both cases they have the functions of printer, copier and scanner, and will be available from March.

For its part, the 5500 model is priced at $ 300, 35-sheet automatic document feeder, duplex system (double-sided printing and scanning) and a color LCD screen. In addition to the functions of the previous models, it includes fax at 33.6 Kbps, but the Bluetooth connectivity module remains an optional accessory. This model will be available from May.

These are models that use pigment-based inks and separate cartridges for each color. The price of the black cartridge is $ 10 and $ 15 for each of the color cartridges. For their correct operation, all these Easyshare All-in-One printers need at least a G3 processor at 800 MHz or higher (including Intel processors) and Mac OS X v10.4.8 and a free USB port.

Web: www.kodak.com.