Konica Minolta’s new 240f multifunctional is a versatile performer

Konica Minolta Business Solutions (UK) Ltd has launched the 240f multifunctional system. For maximum flexibility the 240f can be used as a desktop copier, fax, network printer or colour scanner. A large touch screen display provides easy operation. Authenticated users can set up 'My MFP' settings to provide shortcuts via the display, for preferred default settings and frequently used operations.

With an automatic document feeder holding up to 80 originals, the 240f produces 24 A4 copies a minute with a first copy out speed of just six seconds. Using the duplex print facility the 240f produces 13 double sided prints a minute. It  has a copy resolution of 600dpi producing excellent quality results. Memory is 256Mb as standard, upgradeable to 1Gb, with a job memory for frequently performed copy tasks. Electronic sorting means print jobs can be produced quickly and efficiently.

The 240f has an A4 500 sheet paper drawer as well as a 50 sheet bypass facility. An optional 500 sheet paper drawer can be added to give a total paper capacity of 1,050 sheets. Paper up to 120gsm in weight can be used in the bypass tray

The 240f can act as a black and white or colour scanner with the ability to scan to file, e-mail or FTP (file transfer protocol) in JPEG, TIFF or PDF formats, and is also equipped with a USB interface that is conveniently accessible from the front and enables direct scanning or printing of documents to from a USB stick.

For fax operation the versatile 240f has a super group 3 fax module with 33.6 Kbps modem and  is equipped with an extensive address book for up to 2,000 entries. Advanced fax functionality makes the 240f convenient and secure to use, with features such as password protection, memory receipt, timer send, polling, fax spam filter and full iFax capabilities.

For networked printer usage the 240f is supplied with a standard 10/100 Base-T Ethernet network card with PCL5e/XL and XPS print operation supported. Postscript 3 printing is available as an option.

Commenting on the launch of the new 240f, Malcolm Smith, Group Product Manager for Konica Minolta office products said, "The Konica Minolta 240f impresses as a compact and robust all-rounder with a multitude of intelligent system features that are all standard. It is ideally suited as a professional, central MFP where its versatile add on functionality will be highly welcome. With important security standards, network capabilities and OS support, it integrates seamlessly into larger and more complex IT environments."