Kyocera FS-C8650DN Review

Thursday, March 27th, 2014

The Kyocera FS-C8650DN is a high performance printer of a workgroup level. It is designed to provide function flexibility, large media handling options, and specific and secure print solutions. This machine is ideal for large organizations with high volume and professional business needs.

The printer produces stellar monochrome and color documents at staggering speeds in both A4 and A3. With automatic duplex as standard for A3, it prints mono pages at 55ppm and color pages at 25ppm. There are a variety of paper and finishing options available. Print productivity is at a premium with Kyocera’s Micro-Particle toner, 1GB of printer memory, and a 160GB hard disk drive. Resolutions ranging from 600 x 600 dpi to 9,600 to 600 dpi with interpolated / 8 bit color depth ensures that every printed document is flawless with rich colors and fine details.

You have the ability to meet high volume tasks as needed thanks to the 225,000 page maximum monthly print volume and class leading 600,000 preventative maintenance level. With a maximum paper size of 12” x 18” and a maximum paper weight of 140 lb index for the trays and 110 lb cover for the multipurpose tray (MPT), you’ll be hard pressed to run into a printing job that you can’t complete with this machine. Thanks to the ECOSYS technology, the Kyocera FS-C8650DN has a remarkably low cost per page.

The machine offers network connectivity for simple, straightforward sharing and a range of expansion options including finishing and media handling and connectivity. The network connectivity is 10/100/1,000 BaseTX with high speed USB 2.0.

With a standard 1,150 page and maximum 7,650 page paper capacity from a possible total of eight paper sources, the media flexibility is impressive. The finishing options include everything from a 1,000 page stapling finisher to a 4,000 page finisher with a booklet or tri-fold as well as a two- or three-hole punch. The media handling options include hole punches, stapling, document storing, and folding.

The Kyocera FS-C8650DN boasts integrated security features such as departmental codes. The Kyocera Command Center increases workflow and document security with access to user function restrictions. A web browser can be used to monitor the device status from a remote location. A Data Security Kit and 7-bin mailbox are also available (sold separately).

The printer has a warm up time of 30 seconds or less. It takes approximately 4.9 seconds to make the first black and white copy and 6.2 seconds to make the first color copier. The printer consumes 1,160W in black and white and 1,210W in color. The stand-by power consumption mode is 170W and sleep mode is 15W.

Are you in the market for a Kyocera FS-C8650DN or another printing solution for your business? UCI in Amarillo, Texas is a certified Kyocera dealer and has been one of the leading full-service copier company for the past 20 years. Its friendly employees have extensive experience selling printers and copiers to all types of organizations. Give them a call today 806-372-7722 to find out which copier is best for your office needs.