OKI Europe Takes In-house Colour Printing to the Next Level with the Smallest A3 Colour Printer on the Market

By | April 8, 2019

From 1.3m banners to everyday business printing, the OKI C800 Series provides professional quality results in-house with a range of powerful ultra-compact printers

Egham, 8th April 2019 – OKI Europe has announced the launch of its new C800 Series of ultra-compact A3 colour printers that produces professional results in-house for every type of business. With a focus on delivering value for organisations that typically outsource print jobs, the C800 Series has been developed to handle any print job large or small, quickly and cost effectively.

Featuring OKI’s pioneering digital LED technology, the C800 Series can handle an unrivalled range of media in HD colour, from pre-cut media to eye-catching posters and expansive banners. It’s compact size, fast print speeds and high quality results make the C800 Series a perfect choice for any business type, particularly retailers.

OKI’s new energy-efficient fusing technology means it’s quick to wake-up, warm up and quieten down allowing businesses using the C800 Series to save time and energy without compromising on quality or performance.

The C800 Series is the smallest A3 colour business printer on the market, and includes the versatile C824 which is ideal for individuals and workgroups with different needs and delivers affordable day-to-day document printing and outstanding high-impact results on a wide range of sales and marketing materials. Users can also access troubleshooting video content from the OKI Mobile Print App. Private Print and optional Card Release user authentication technology prevents unauthorised access and helps to protect corporate data. Fully equipped to handle both light and heavier paper weights, from 64 up to 256gsm in 1200 x 600dpi resolution, the C824 handles documents in A6 up to A3 sizes, including banners up to 1.3m.

The C834 delivers the same benefits as the C824 and has wireless as standard, tap and print functionality so users can print directly from smartphones or tablets (Android only) and is AirPrint by Apple Inc enabled and Google Cloud Print 2.0 ready. The C834 delivers outstanding High Definition ProQ2400 multi-level output quality and 1200 x 600dpi resolution for sharp, clear fine print that is easy to read. Additionally, the C834 offers lower running costs, thanks to high capacity consumables.

With all the features of the C834, the C844 takes professional sales, marketing and customer signage to the next level delivering super sharp, high-quality text and images in 1200 x 1200dpi print resolution.

Each printer in the in C800 Series is equipped with a clear, easy-to-use screen and is Blue Angel certified* for energy efficiency. OKI’s new fuser saves energy while Auto-Off mode automatically powers down to less than 0.15W when not in use, further driving up energy efficiency.

Automatic duplex printing reduces paper usage and customers can access OKI’s free consumables recycling programme, helping businesses to operate as sustainably and cost-effectively as possible when it comes to printing in-house.

“The launch of the new C800 series of A3 colour printers marks an exciting step for in-house printing,” says Anna Emilia Dorrington, Senior Product Marketing Manager, OKI Europe Ltd. “Further pushing OKI’s mantra of making printing accessible to all, businesses can print more in-house without sacrificing on quality. This creates so much potential for any business type, whether it be retailers in automotive, fashion, food and beverage or beyond. High impact customer and visual communications can be created quickly, easily and affordably to the same quality you would expect from a professional third party print house.”

“Although the C800 Series is perfect for retailers – any type of business can benefit from this ground breaking new range of printers. From brochures and banners to everyday business documents, to pre-cut media such as labels, tags and certificates, the C800 Series opens up a world of possibilities while taking up the smallest possible footprint.”

*All models excluding C834nw


Notes to Editors:

C824, C834 & C844 Printer Specifications [1]

  • Print speed
    • C824: A4: 26ppm colour/mono; A3: 14ppm colour/mono
    • C834/C844: A4: 36ppm colour/mono; A3: 20ppm colour/mono
  • Time to first print
    • C824: 8.5 seconds colour/mono
    • C834/C844: 6.3 seconds
  • Warm up time
    • 20 seconds from power on
    • 9.9 seconds from power save
  • Resolution
    • C824/C834: ProQ Multi-level technology, 1200 x 600dpi
    • C844: ProQ 1200 x 1200dpi
  • Paper capacity
    • Tray 1: 300 sheets of 80gsm;
    • Multi-purpose tray: 100 sheets of 80gsm
  • Memory 1GB RAM; 3GB eMMC
  • Noise level
    • Operating: <54dB(A); Standby: 32dB(A) or less;
    • Power save: Background level
  • Power consumption
    • Auto-off <0.15W
    • TEC value
      C824 – 1.8KWh
      C834/C844 – 2.0KWh
  • Dimensions (WxDxH) 449 x 552 x 360mm
  • Weight
    • 37kg approx (n models)
    • 40kg approx (dn models)

[1] Specification subject to change without notice. All trademarks acknowledged.

About OKI Europe
OKI Europe Ltd is a division of OKI Data Corporation, a global business-to-business brand dedicated to creating cost effective, professional in-house printers, applications and services which are designed to increase the efficiency of today’s and tomorrow’s businesses.

The company is well-established as one of Europe’s leading printer brands, in terms of value and units shipped. For over 60 years OKI Europe has been delivering advanced printing solutions worldwide, introducing ground-breaking technologies that support the needs of businesses large and small. Our pioneering development of digital LED printing technology has placed OKI at the forefront of the market in delivering high-definition, eco-friendly printing devices.

Since the acquisition of the globally-deployed wide format printer business of Seiko I Infotech Inc. a subsidiary of Seiko Instruments Inc. OKI distributes precision-engineered wide-format printing systems specifically for the sign, graphics, CAD and GIS markets that provide industry-leading productivity and image quality. With an EMEA wide network of authorised distributors and dealers OKI Europe Ltd provides complete printing solutions including wide format printers, inks, media, software, installation, support, knowledge and training.

In addition to a vast portfolio of award-winning printers and MFPs, OKI offers a range of services to help optimise print and document workflows. This, together with an integrated suite of software technologies and tools, can help businesses take control of their print and document costs in a secure environment, whether office based, mobile or in the cloud.

Today OKI Europe employs over 500 staff in 15 locations (sales offices and distribution sites) and is represented in 60 countries throughout the E

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