Konica Minolta bizhub 500 Multifunction Printer

Konica Minolta Updated: 2008-12-23 RSS
Konica Minolta bizhub 500 Multifunction Printer

The bizhub™ 500 is designed to increase your speed, boost your productivity and contain your costs.  With 50 ppm print/copy output and the power to scan at up to 70 originals per minute, it can bring information into your system faster.  It's also a central resource that puts you at the hub of your business, storing and sharing documents more easily on an optional 40 GB hard disk drive.

You'll also have enhanced security to protect access and safeguard your data, PageScope™  software for networked management of documents and devices, and options for auto finishing and high-volume fax.

* High-speed B&W output at up to 50 ppm, with workhorse 175,000 page monthly duty cycle for high-volume productivity and cost efficiency.
* Faster scanning to lets you distribute documents more quickly to multiple destinations: Scan-to-Email, Scan-to-FTP, Scan-to-PC (SMB).
* Box function allows  you to store, share, access documents in secure, password-protected mailboxes on an optional 40 GB hard drive.
* Enhanced security features include password protection, user authentication, account track, HDD encryption, job overwrite, HDD sanitizing and more.
* High-volume Super G3 fax option with speed-dialing, broadcasting, Internet faxing, IP address faxing, optional multi-line fax kit and more advanced features.


50 ppm B&W speed. The bizhub 500 keeps pace with the high-volume B&W document demands, making it an ideal in-house delivery system for a wide range of reports, presentations, sales support literature, administrative forms, and corporate and employee communications materials.

High-performance bizhub OP design. Combines three important enhancements for multifunctional productivity: 1), bizhub Architecture, to improve performance, security and account/device management; 2), the Emperon™ Print System, that integrates fast document output with simple user interface, and 3), bizhub Open API, to allow custom integration with future third-party software.

Robust design for higher productivity. With a robust monthly duty cycle of 175,000 pages, the bizhub 500 provides workhorse reliability and rugged design to meet demanding high-volume document traffic.

Simple operation, superior copies. With greater ease-of-use for both full-time and first-time operators, the bizhub 500 reduces those long lines at the copier -- and provides special features like 600 dpi equivalent copy resolution to make every document look more professional.

IC-204 Print Controller option. Driven by the Emperon™ Print System, the IC-204 provides powerful desktop control of PCL 5e/PCL 6 and PostScript 3 emulation printing and finishing through a user-friendly interface.

Faster scanning to more destinations. At up to 70 originals per minute, you'll bring information into your workflow faster -- with Scan-to-Email, Scan-to-FTP, Scan-to-PC (SMB), even Scan-to-HDD (User Box) on an optional 40 GB hard drive for storing and sharing documents.

User Box functionality. You can scan documents to individual user boxes with industry-leading functionality (Save/Print/Route/Move/Copy) to make storing, sharing and distributing documents fast and efficient.

Enhanced security. To protect vital information in the age of networked distribution, the bizhub 500 provides increased security protection -- HDD Job Erase, HDD Sanitizing, HDD Lock function, Copy Protect, Secure Printing, IP Address Filtering, User Authentication, Scan Encryption, optional HDD Encryption and more (including pending ISO 15408 Certification).

Simitri® Polymerized Toner. The Exclusive Konica Minolta technology that uses ultra-fine particles of smaller size and more consistent shape to sharpen image detail, make text more legible and increase halftone definition.

5,650-sheet maximum paper capacity. You can work longer without re-loading paper, load up to 110 lb. index stock from bypass and copy, scan or duplex originals up to 11" x 17" in size.

Super G3 Fax option. A simple fax option enables the bizhub 500 to handle your traffic with all-in-one functionality, so you can eliminate redundant and underutilized equipment -- and you'll have productivity features such as multi-address locations, broadcasting, program dialing, Internet Faxing, IP Address Faxing and other advanced capabilities, plus an optional 2nd phone line for increased fax input/output capacity.

Production-quality finishing  options.  Print in-house and on-demand, with modular options for 60-page saddle-stitch booklet-making, 50-sheet stapling, and 2/3-hole punching.

3-Way tilting control panel.  Large function keys and simple touch-screen command interface provide comfortable, intuitive operation -- and tilting design allows wheelchair access.

Powerful PageScope™ software.  Speed workflow throughout your organization with a total suite of solutions, including PageScope Web Connection for device management and LDAP addressing, PageScope Net Care for managing multiple devices from a single point, PageScope Data Administrator™ for enhanced addressing and security functions, and PageScope Workware™ for personal document management.