The MC873dn from OKI Data Americas Earns Editor's Choice Award from Better Buys

OKI Data Americas announces that its new MC873dn earned the Better Buys Editor’s Choice Award for Summer 2015 in the color multifunction printer category. The MC873dn is an excellent choice for small workgroups and was recognized by Better Buys for several valuable attributes, including eligibility for a new, industry-leading five year warranty2 plan called COREFIDO, plus scalable configurations and robust scanning features. The MC873dn also received accolades for its low cost-per-page.

Better Buys praised COREFIDO – the free 5-year extended warranty and recycling program2 from OKI Data for which the MC873dn is eligible – highlighting its cost benefits for the end-user in addition to the recycling initiative. Another commended feature of the MC873dn was the new redesigned seven inch operator touch panel featuring better ergonomics, a job macro feature and diagnostic help.

Another factor contributing to Better Buys’ Editor’s Choice designation for the MC873dn is the device’s scalable configurations – offering the features of a copier but at a fraction of the price.

The MC873dn offers strong scanning features including various scan-to functions and a few new scanning features – the addition of PDF/A format, ABBYY FineReader® 12 Sprint and SENDYS Explorer™ LITE – providing optional connectors to the cloud.

Melissa Pardo Bunte, Editor of Better Buys noted, “Better Buys calculated the cost-per-page as 1.5 cents in black and 9.8 cents in color. This is impressive for this level of the market.”

“OKI Data Americas is honored that the MC873dn received an Editor’s Choice Award from Better Buys within the color multifunction printer category,” said Hiroyuki Fukushima, Vice President of Office Solutions Marketing for OKI Data Americas. “The MC873dn boasts many valuable features combined with low operating costs and the COREFIDO warranty program, demonstrating OKI’s commitment to providing high-functioning and cost-effective printing solutions to today’s progressive workplace.”

Better Buys is an experienced team of office equipment analysts providing businesses with objective product reviews to help them make informed buying decisions about Business Intelligence solutions, HR Software, CMMS Systems, as well as printers, copiers, and scanners. Better Buys’ Editor’s Choice Awards are given to new office equipment that deliver the highest level of performance and offers the greatest value in a given category. The awards are determined by evaluating features including price, speed, cost-per-page, paper handling and any unique features such as mobile printing capabilities.

OKI products are built on parent company OKI Data Corporation’s history of leadership and innovation. Most of OKI’s color printing solutions feature Single Pass Color™ as well as proprietary digital LED and HD Color technologies. These technologies allow OKI Data Americas to manufacture products that require fewer moving parts for increased reliability and outstanding color output quality.

OKI Data provides live1, toll-free technical support 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year, with agents based in North America. In addition, OKI Data live chat feature is available to customers within the US and Canada seeking online support on weekdays during normal business hours within the Eastern time zone.

Amy Whilldin

Domus, Inc.

(215) 772-2162

awhilldin@domusinc.com

Susan Kirvan

Oki Data Americas, Inc.

(856) 222-7258

sue.kirvan@okidata.com

About OKI Data Americas

OKI Data Americas, headquartered in Mount Laurel, NJ, and a subsidiary of OKI Data Corporation of Japan, markets PC peripheral equipment and customized solutions under the OKI brand, including digital color and monochrome printers and multifunction products, serial impact dot matrix printers, thermal label and POS printers, as well as a full line of options, accessories and consumables. OKI Data Americas serves the graphic arts and production and specialty printing markets with the OKI proColor™ Series digital production printers. In addition, its Multimedia Production Platform category of production-quality A3 color devices meets a wide-range of graphic arts and commercial printing needs. Utilizing Genuine OKI toner ensures consistent, reliable and high-quality output that maximizes performance. OKI Data offers a broad portfolio of products built to optimize managed print engagements. OKI Data Americas takes a consultative approach to supporting every customer's needs and delivering individualized print solutions that optimize business performance. The company's innovative technology is backed by Tokyo-based parent company OKI Electric Industry, a leader in telecom, infrastructure and mechatronics systems; and an approximately $4.7 billion multinational corporation according to its FY 2013 financial reporting. Keeping its customers' needs top of mind, OKI Data Americas is ISO 9001:2008 certified and offers a selection of ENERGY STAR® certified products.

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“Better Buys calculated the cost-per-page as 1.5 cents in black and 9.8 cents in color. This is impressive for this level of the market.”
Melissa Pardo Bunte, Editor of Better Buys
“OKI Data Americas is honored that the MC873dn received an Editor’s Choice Award from Better Buys within the color multifunction printer category. The MC873dn boasts many valuable features combined with low operating costs and the COREFIDO warranty program, demonstrating OKI’s commitment to providing high-functioning and cost-effective printing solutions to today’s progressive workplace.”
Hiroyuki Fukushima, Vice President of Office Solutions Marketing for OKI Data Americas