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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.
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.
High-precision automatic scanning spectrophotometer
Super high-speed spot measurement reduces colour adjustment workflow time.
▶ 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.
- "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 4.4
APPE 4.4 (Adobe PDF Print Engine 4.4), 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.
- Google Drive, Gmail, Evernote
- 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.