- Output Size: SRA3
- Output Type: Color
- Print Volume: High
- Recommended Usage: +High/Low end digital press
Copy Speed(A4/Letter Crosswise)
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Auto colour management and front-to-back registration (optional)
Optional Intelligent quality optimiser IQ-501 continuously monitors and adjusts colour and front-to-back registration during printing. So materials are produced with consistent high quality, less manual adjustment and no need for special skills.
When registration accuracy is critical
- Business cards
- Shop cards
- Page number positions when bookbinding, etc.
When colour reproduction is critical
- Apparel catalogues
- Product catalogues
- Company logos, etc.
▶ Higher productivity and less manual adjustment
Greater output and shorter turnaround
Auto colour and front-to-back adjustment before printing
Automation of density adjustment, colour management and front-to-back registration reduces time previously spent making adjustments. Since tasks such as manual measurements and input of numerical values are no longer necessary, there are fewer measurement and input errors. Colour profiles can also be created automatically to achieve highly accurate colour matching in less time.
Stable quality made fast and easy
One-step auto adjustment
Common settings such as maximum density, density balance and gamma adjustment are automatically adjusted in a single step to save time and raise accuracy.
One-step auto adjustment
Real-time image correction for consistent quality
Real-time gradation and front-to-back registration adjustment
Gradation and front-to-back registration are continuously monitored and corrected in real time with no loss in productivity. This feature improves image quality by minimising colour fluctuations, registration misalignment and other errors during printing. It also lowers costs by reducing paper waste.
|Standard sizes||SRA3, SRA4 or paper with margins in the sub-scanning direction|
|Nonstandard sizes||225mm or more in the sub-scanning direction|
Centralised colour management for multiple locations via cloud
AccurioPro Cloud Eye
Konica Minolta’s cloud colour management system enables centralised colour management of printers at multiple locations (in-house offices and factories, affiliates’ facilities, etc.) via cloud. The colour reproduction of all connected printers, of wide-ranging models, is accurately monitored in real-time without requiring special skills.
|Problems with separate colour management in each location|
|Lack of consistency due to differences in judgment criteria, setting methods, etc.||2More total time spent communicating, managing and checking.|
|Centralised colour management for multiple locations via cloud|
Consistent image output of the highest quality
Extremely high image quality can be consistently maintained by taking advantage of abundant screens, character quality adjustment functions, and S.E.A.D. V technology utilising the latest Konica Minolta imaging process advances.
When character quality is critical
- Warning labels, etc.
When image quality is critical
- Fashion-related materials
- Cosmetics catalogues
- Photo albums, etc.
▶ Solid image quality and character reproduction
Cutting-edge image processing technology
Konica Minolta’s unique Screen-Enhancing Active Digital system combines highly accurate exposure controls, precision pixel placement and advanced screening to achieve high quality and resolution. It also allows flexible processing and image smoothing control to match varying needs.
High quality and energy savings
Simitri HDE toner
This next-generation toner with 3-dimensional polymer structure is highly compatible with all types of media, expands the colour gamut for superior image accuracy and produces more natural skin tones. It also requires less heat for fusing, which helps reduce power consumption.
Wide colour range
ISO coated and Japan Color coated
AccurioPress colour expression rivals offset machines thanks to Simitri HDE toner that covers ISO coated and Japan Color coated gamuts while requiring minimal toner.
Selectable to match applications
12 high image quality screens
Six dot screens, three line screens and three FM (frequency modulation) screens are provided so the right screen can be selected for each material and purpose.
Near offset printing character quality
Character line thinning and edge enhancement
Character quality and legibility are top class. A line-thinning function helps prevent thickening of characters and blurring of white characters. A contour enhancement function reduces roughness on dot-background character edges and characters of intermediate colours. Both features can be adjusted in five steps for fine-tuning.
▶ Advanced features support stable high image quality
Stable hue control without lowering productivity
An advanced IDC sensor realises highly stable, high-precision automatic colour calibration. Printed materials of unerringly consistent high quality can be produced with no loss of productivity even during high-volume printing.
High registration accuracy
Skew and image rotation correction
Image rotation and skew correction values can be input to adjust front-to-back registration for items such as business cards, shop cards and tickets that require a high level of front-to-back registration accuracy.
Suppression of temperature fluctuations
Built-in cooling fan
A cooling fan circulates air in the main unit to maintain a fixed temperature and help realise more consistent colour.
High-precision 3D calibration realises more accurate colour adjustment than conventional 1D calibration. Colour profile creation, simulations and other colour related tasks can also be performed accurately even for rasterised images.
Diverse output expands printing service possibilities
AccurioPress C6100/C6085 expands business potential by flexibly supporting 400gsm thick paper, banner printing (max. 1,300mm long), envelope printing and more at low cost.
Thick paper printing
- Stand-up menus, etc.
- Book covers, etc.
- Invitations, etc.
▶ Thick paper compatibility broadens the service range
Thick paper compatibility
Up to 400gsm thick
Printing is possible on 400gsm thick paper even during automatic duplexing — with solid stability and no loss of productivity. This capability expands the range of potential applications to include thick-paper tags, stand-up menus, sales promotion tools and more.
Reliable paper conveyance
Fusing belt steering mechanism
Konica Minolta’s original fusing system improves media compatibility. An advanced inlet roller and fusing belt steering mechanism in the air blow fusing separation mechanism enhance conveyance reliability for all paper thicknesses to meet the needs of on-demand high-mix printing.
Reliable feeding of all media
Air-suction paper-feed system *optional
Feed unit PF-707m/PF-711 features a suction-belt paper feed mechanism. The air-assist mechanism blows air from the front as well as the sides to separate sheets and realise adsorption of the paper to the suction belt for conveyance. Air control is adjusted for each paper type and an improved adsorption area during belt paper feeding ensures stable feeding of thick and coated paper.
▶ Compatibility with envelope, banner and thick paper printing (optional)
Diverse printing capabilities
Envelope and banner printing functions
A fusing unit dedicated to envelope printing ensures stable, high-quality printing on general-purpose envelopes with minimal folding creases or differences in adhesive strip gloss. Printing of banners up to 1,300mm long, with auto duplexing of banners up to 762mm long, is also top-of-class. The mounted LU-202XLm enables continuous paper feeding of up to 1,000 sheets (up to 762mm) and optional accessories can be added to improve embossed paper printing quality.
Stable, high-quality banner paper output
Banner output-compatible relay unit RU-518
The RU-518 relay unit features a banner ejection function and is capable of outputting banners up to 1,300m long. It can be mounted with a hybrid decurling unit to handle not only decurling, but also functions such as paper cooling and static electricity prevention.
Banners up to 1,300mm long
Banner bypass unit MB-508 Banner kit MK-740
The MB-508 banner bypass unit can be mounted on PF-711 and PF-707m paper feeding units. Banner kit MK-740 enables paper feeding of banners up to 1,300mm long.
Consistent high-quality envelope printing
Envelope printing-dedicated fusing unit EF-104
Designed especially for envelope printing, the EF-104 fusing unit realises fast, high-quality envelope printing at low cost.
Large-volume paper feeding of banners up to 762mm long
Banner compatible high-volume paper feed unit LU-202XLm
The LU-202XLm paper feed unit can continuously feed up to 1,000 banner sheets (maximum 80gsm thickness and 762mm length).
High productivity and reliability for fast turnaround
The professional handling capabilities of the AccurioPress C6100 help professional printing companies meet tight deadlines with ease. Whether handling thin or thick paper, it maintains 100% productivity.
When productivity and short turnaround are critical
- Large-volume leaflet printing
- Booklets with high page counts
- DM, etc.
▶ Handle high-volume jobs at high speed
Productive printing irrespective of paper thickness
High-speed 100ppm output
Whether printing paper of 52 or 400gsm thickness, the large-diameter upper fusing system and Simitri HDE toner synergise to output 100 sheets per minute*1. The large contact area of the fusing belt, optimised for rapid and uniform thermal conduction, contributes to outstanding toner fusion and high productivity.
*1:For A4 horizontal on C6100 (85 sheets per minute on C6085)
Fast and easy paper settings
Enhanced paper menu and search functions
Default settings are provided for every type of paper and additional settings can be registered to meet every need. Simple settings and user-friendly search functions contribute to easy setup and high productivity.
Easy large-volume printing
Large-volume paper feed and output system
The system can be expanded to feed a maximum 13,890 sheets and output a maximum 10,000 sheets using 9 varieties of paper. Paper replenishment and removal, for both paper feeding and output, are possible during printing to simplify large-volume processing tasks.
Highly efficient scanning
High-speed duplex scanner PF-711*optional
The high-speed duplex scanner is ideal for law offices, educational establishments and others that need to scan and store large volumes of documents as data. It reads 75 colour or 80 monochrome pages per minute*1 with high reliability thanks to a built-in high-speed double-feed detector.
*1: A4, 300dpi (duplex scanning of 150 colour pages or 160 monochrome pages
▶ High productivity and quality irrespective of paper type
Paper position correction for every thickness
Rotary-type high-precision registration
An advanced registration unit improves front-to-back registration for duplex printing. Its paper angle detection sensor detects angles of the leading edge of the paper immediately after passing the loop rollers. The rear and front loop rollers can be driven independently to change speed and correct the angle. The result is improved front-to-back registration of a wide range of paper types and high-quality finishing of items such as booklets with photo spreads.
Curl correction and static elimination
Hybrid decurler* optional
Optimum paper curling correction can be realised by combining relay unit RU-511/518*1, which employs a standard mechanical decurler ideal for coated sheets, with optional humidifier kit HM-101 for uncoated sheets. The degree of decurling can be adjusted manually and responds flexibly to changes in conditions.
*1:RU-518 is scheduled for release in 2017.
Relay unit RU-511/518 feeds paper through a zigzag passage to reduce paper curls. Decurling strength can be adjusted in five steps for optimal curl removal from thin and thick paper.
Humidifier type decurler*2
In addition to removing curls from uncoated paper by humidification, the Humidifier Type Decurler helps prevent paper sticking by cooling and minimising static electricity.
*2:With optional relay unit RU-511/RU-518 and humidifier kit HM-101 installed.
Centralised management of multiple machines
AccurioPro Conductor is a workflow integration system for managing Konica Minolta’s AccurioPro printing solutions. It improves work efficiency by centrally managing multiple printers, automating various operations, and enabling the seamless implementation of diverse printing jobs of different specifications and requirements. Cost-saving measures are also included, such as a feature that automatically prints only the monochrome pages of a document using a low-cost monochrome machine.
A diverse inline finisher lineup for added value
A wide range of inline finishing options are available that boast top-of-class professional specifications. They efficiently meet the needs of diverse output formats to enable services that can differentiate companies from the competition.
Thick perfect bookbinding
- Annual reports, etc.
Flat-back full-bleed saddle-stitched bookbinding
- Pamphlets, etc.
Wide range of folding functions
- Pamphlets, etc.
▶Highly functional inline options with professional specifications (optional)
Sophisticated saddle-stitched bookbinding
T-shape saddle stitcher SD-513
This unit provides all the refined saddle-stitching capabilities of an offset printing bookbinder when combined with Square Corner Forming unit FD-504, creaser unit CR-101 and trimmer unit TU-503.
*1: With FD-504 mounted *2: With CR-101 mounted *3: With TU-503 mounted
Spine Corner Forming unit FD-504
This unit creates a spine corner for saddle-stitched booklets to reduce booklet swelling and allows adjustment of flat back strength.
Creaser unit CR-101
The creaser unit applies creases to folding lines to prevent the toner from cracking for a neater finish.
Trimmer unit TU-503
This unit trims both upper and lower edges and can produce full bleed booklets when used in combination with the standard fore edge trimming unit.
Space-saving all-in-one finisher
Staple finisher FS-532
The staple finisher is capable of stapling up to 100 sheets*1 and cutting the excess length from staple legs. With the saddle-stitcher option mounted, tasks such as multi tri-folding and centre folding can be performed in addition to saddle stitching. High paper alignment and a revised paper-feed path ensure a neat finish even for large numbers of stitched sheets. The unit can also be expanded with a punch and post inserter*2.
*1:Stapling for up to 50 sheets of A3 paper.
*2:Mount kit MK-732 required for installation.
Note: Some combinations of options are not compatible.
*3: With SD-510 mounted
*4: With PK-522 mounted
*5: With PI-502 mounted
Perfect binding of up to 600 pages
Perfect binder PB-503
This unit provides a top-of-class perfect binding finish for up to 300 sheets/600 pages of 80gsm thickness up to a total binding thickness of 30mm. Paper up to 216gsm thick can be used for the cover and both printing and gluing can be performed inline. Sophisticated sheet alignment technology realises a neat finish even without three-edge trimming. Completed bound books are stacked automatically on a provided stacking cart.
*1: With FD-503 mounted
For small-lot manuals, catalogues, etc.
Saddle stitcher SD-506
This saddle stitcher can create booklets of up to 50 sheets/200 pages (80gsm). A set-on-saddle mechanism allows stiff, accurate folding that decreases sheet misalignment during binding. Double-parallel and tri-fold functions, as well as a fore-edge cutting function that provides a neat finish, are standard equipped for efficient post-processing.
Ample capacity for high work efficiency
Large-capacity stacker LS-506
Up to two stacker units that accommodate 5,000 sheets each can be installed side-by-side for a total 10,000-sheet capacity. Finished documents can be removed via cart for easy transport to the next process. A sample ejection function allows quality checks during high-volume printing.
Double-parallel folding, gate folding and more
Multi-folding unit FD-503
The FD-503 is a multi-function multi-folding unit capable of double-parallel folding, gate folding, centre folding, tri-folding and other tasks. It can quickly handle diverse jobs such as DM production. The unit is also furnished with 2 and 3-hole punching functions and a sheet-insert function. When combined with the PB-503, it can insert Z-folded pages in perfect bound books.
Low-cost high-capacity output tray
High-capacity output tray OT-510
The capacity of this low-cost output tray has been increased from 500 sheets to 4,200 sheets. It’s a highly cost-effective initial investment for users with standalone post-processing equipment.
Streamlined operation improves the workflow
User-friendly operation increases output efficiency, especially when the optional print controller IC-604 is employed to optimise the workflow for even higher output and improved colour management.
High-precision automatic scanning spectrophotometer
Super high-speed spot measurement reduces colour adjustment workflow time.
15-inch main unit operation panel
Job and page editing can be handled from the large, easy-to-use operation panel, which is mouse-compatible.
▶Konica Minolta Print Controller IC-604(optional)
Improved data handling efficiency
Job control/editing with the main body panel
Management of jobs including job ticketing and pagination is intuitive on the user-friendly screen. Tone curves can be adjusted in a similar manner to that of Color Centro and a USB mouse can be connected for PC-like operation.
Colour management utility
Color Centro includes Exact Color colour management software that enables high-precision 3D colour calibration superior to that of conventional 1D calibration. Editing can be performed and settings can be made for colour verification, G7 calibration, ICC profile creation, etc. without using a PC.
High-precision spectral densitometer
Konica Minolta’s high-precision spectral densitometer FD-5BT*1 can be used to perform tasks such as ICC profile creation and calibration.
It can also be used as a standalone densitometer with a display in the CTP room. Auto scan spectral densitometer FD-9*1, a higher end product, can also be used with the C6100 Series.
State-of-the-art printing-reproduction function
Standard APPE 4.2
APPE 4.2 (Adobe PDF Print Engine 4.2) bypasses the printer driver to directly process PDF files for appropriate reproduction of transparency.
Job management utility
Job Centro 2.0
Job management from PCs is simplified by an outstanding interface with elements such as indicators and thumbnails that enhance operating ease and efficiency.
Seamless offset printing connectivity
Thanks to compatibility with JDF, a standard format for the display and transfer of jobs between printing processes, the operator can use familiar CTP workflow RIPs such as APOGEE, EQUIOS and Prinergy*1 for a hybrid workflow with a seamlessly connected offset printer. Digital printing thus becomes an offset printing option that enables more flexible handling.
*1:”APOGEE” is a product of Agfa-Gevaert N.V. “EQUIOS” is a product of SCREEN Graphic and Precision Solutions Co., Ltd. “Prinergy” is a product of Eastman Kodak Company.
▶Fiery print server IC-315(optional)
High-performance printing platform
Standard APPE 3.0
APPE 3.0 (Adobe PDF Print Engine 3.0), which supports PDF transparency, is provided as a standard feature.
Print job management interface
This software allows efficient job management on a PC via Job Center and Device Center screens.
▶Creo Print Controller IC-314(optional)
Affinity with Creo RIP
High-performance Creo Controller
The external Creo® Print Controller IC-314 option features everything from advanced colour profiling and destination profiles to spot colours, a complete Pantone GOE library, colour sets, colour print sets, an Easy VIPP file creator, advanced perfect binder support and full integration with Kodak print systems.
▶ Easy linkage with office machines
Office machine connection
Open API/IWS compatible
bizhub Connector allows apps to be registered for easy access to cloud services*1 or a Microsoft SharePoint Server*2 from this machine’s control panel for direct printing and uploading of scanned data. OpenAPI 4.7 is also installed to allow the use of apps for authorisation, billing, ubiquitous printing, etc.
*1:Google Drive, Gmail, Evernote
*2:SharePoint Server 2007/2010/2013/2016
Maximum environmental consideration
Energy use is minimised by highly efficient Simitri HDE toner and an optimised transfer process that enables low fusing temperatures. Resources such as paper and toner are also efficiently used.
The C6100 series is constructed using a higher percentage of recycled resins, bioplastics and other eco materials. A lead-free shaft is also adopted to protect the environment and user.