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Why Choose OKI’s Pro 9431dn?

Why Choose OKI’s Pro 9431dn?

When it comes to buying a printer, it’s rarely as simple as it need to be. Everything from print resolution to toner capacity can weigh in on your decision making, that’s even before you get to issues like energy efficiency and print times.

For graphic designers. The choice becomes an even tougher one; you need a printer which not only presents your work exactly as you intended it, but it has to print reliably, quickly and in large numbers without needing attention.

With those demands in mind, there are few printers more capable than the OKI Pro 9431dn, but why should you choose the Pro 9431? Here are three huge reasons:

  •  When designing the Pro 9431dn’s feature list, OKI set about attempting to make a printer that, yes, produced stunning results for graphic and creative industries, but also excelled as an all-purpose printer. That intention is realised brilliantly in the Pro 9431dn, which is capable of serving office applications just as well as it does creative applications. For your business, that means fewer required printers and cost savings across the board.The printer supports A6 to SRA3 and banner lengths up to 1.3m, and can print on paper stock up to 360gsm single sided and 320gsm duplex. Couple that with effortless printing on gloss paper, film, transfer paper, waterproof paper and others, and you’ve got a very versatile printer.
  • Stunning colours.OKI have developed a strong reputation over their over 130 years of existence for excellent colour reproduction, and that legacy is upheld here. The Pro 9431dn uses digital LED technology and their custom Multi-Level ProQ tech to produce the sharpest and most vibrant prints possible.With a print resolution of 1200 x 1200 dpi and full compatibility with EFI Fiery® XF for advanced colour management, you can be certain of superb colour reproduction.
  • The Pro 9431dn presents a highly competitive value proposition against comparable printers, with a low initial cost and ultra-high capacity printer cartridges which go further than rival toner cartridges.Additionally, separate toners and drums mean reduced wastage, helping you to save money print after print.

    For more information, advice and pricing call on 0333 456 777 or complete the form below.

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New Production Print Demo Suite

Over the summer we have been working on providing a demonstration suite to test and showcase our new and used digital production print presses. The air conditioned unit will allow to host up to 3 machines at a time and invite prospective customers to come and try before they make any important purchasing decisions.

We keep a range of medias in-house for testing purposes but we invite our customers to bring their own stock and their own files so we can test the capabilities of the engines on the real life jobs you have to produce.

We intend to host a range of Konica Minolta / Develop engines such as the 6000L, 6000, 7000 and 1060’s which will allow us to have a competitive offering at all price points from entry level through to established users with high volume requirements.

We will be looking to add more functionality and capabilities to the demo suite as we believe necessary and we believe that it helps to set us apart from our peers.

Below you can see how the suite was created.

We weren’t short of space in the ware house but decided we needed a much better environment to showcase the machines, somewhere where we could control the environment, temperature, and humidity. Thats when we decided to build the demo suite. We had a bit of fun building this ourselves in the evenings and at weekends. Below is how it all came together.

C7000 placed where the suite will be

We built the timber frame around a C7000 we had in stock and in fact the buyer came and viewed the machine while the suite was still just a frame.

The frame starting to take shape

The frame is up and needs reinforcing before the roof timbers go on.

The addition of the roof certainly made the whole structure a bit more rigid and give a good perspective of how it’s going to turn out.

With the roof on the next stage was to board up the walls and ceiling.

Boarding up the walls

Once the boards were up it was time to call in some experts, plastering isn’t part of our skill set so a gang of pro’s made light work of it.

The plasterers have been in to do their thing

A lick of paint makes anything look better and it certainly made this feel much more like to room we were hoping it would be. Next it was level the floor and get the lights and cabling done.


If you would like to come and have a working demonstration of any of our stock machines then please give us a call on 0333 456 7777 and we would be delighted to see you.
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Service Support on KM bizhub pro C5500/1 and C6500/1 machines with Copy Shop News

There will be many owners of the Konica bizhub pro range, the C5500, C5501, C6500 and C6501, who are still getting excellent work out of their machines. This is the range of machines that put Konica Minolta on the production print map and these very same owners were the early adopters which helped build the strength of the brand. Some of the suppliers of these machines are starting to give notice on the service contracts which leaves the owners with a dilemma, “do we continue unsupported or will we have to pay to upgrade to a newer machine?”. In many cases it may be that there is no real requirement to upgrade, it may not be possible financially or there may be other influencing factors such as moving premises or having other challenges that take priority. So what’s the answer? Well quite simply speak to us, we are more than happy to discuss the take over for the bizhub pro machines. We have experience with these machines dating back to their launch and certainly know how we can extend the life of them to help you squeeze the most out of your investment.

Konica Minolta bizhub pro C5500 servicing

I had a conversation with Peter Foulkes of fame, this week and his concern was that there would be many  of his subscribers that could find themselves in this position and who may be looking for an alternative solution. We discussed how we would be keen to offer our support to these businesses to offer them continuity. We believe in many cases we should even be able to reduce the click charges they are currently paying too, especially if the machines have been properly serviced. If you would like to explore this with us then please contact us, we will arrange a short visit to assess your requirements and the machine then as long as everyone is happy we can pick up the support straight away. Peter has sent out a news bulletin to his subscribers which you may already have seen . If you find yourself in this position then please get in touch, we would be delighted to help.

Special Offers On The OKI Pro9431

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Great news, we have some cracking deals on the OKI Pro9431 graphic arts production printer. This device can handle SRA3 medias up to 350gsm making it ideal for business cards and other heavy stock applications. Added to that this versatile printer can also print banners up to 1,200 mm long. There are many options available including additional media input trays and even an EFI Fiery controller. Contact us below to get more information on pricing and available options.

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