FUJIFILM ANNOUNCES NEW FRONTIER DRY MINILAB DL650

Faster Speeds, Wider Color Gamut, and Premium Paper Handling Offer Retail, Commercial and Professional Photofinishers Enhanced Capabilities for Growing Their Businesses

Valhalla, N.Y., January 9, 2012 – FUJIFILM North America Corporation, Imaging Division, announced today the newest addition to Fujifilm’s Expanding Frontier Solutions line, the Frontier Dry Minilab DL650. The Frontier DL650 offers outstanding features in an inkjet minilab; its 6-color ink system is able to produce vivid images with enhanced grain and gradation, print sizes from 3.5” x 5” up to 12” x 48” at speeds up to 950 - 4” x 6” prints per hour, and at resolutions up to 1440 dpi.

“The Frontier DL650 represents Fujifilm’s latest innovation in inkjet minilabs,” said Jim Riekert, director of marketing, Equipment, FUJIFILM North America Corporation, Imaging Division. “The Frontier DL650’s enhanced capabilities enable high speed printing of high quality, consistent images on Fujifilm standard or new premium weight Dry Photo papers. The Frontier DL650 is ideally suited to meet the diverse needs and challenges of retail, commercial, and professional markets.”

Production flexibility of the DL650 is greatly improved with the addition of variable paper thickness printing. The DL650 is able to print on Fujifilm’s new Thicker Dry Photo paper and Standard weight Dry Photo paper, expanding the products a Photofinisher can offer.

Standard 6-color inks--C, M, Y, K, plus Sky Blue and Pink--produce high quality images and allow for a wider color gamut, finer grain, smoother gradation in backgrounds and improved skin tones. The new DL650 provides enhanced paper printing capability for two new types of premium paper, available in Glossy and Lustre finishes, suitable for a variety of uses such as weddings, portraits and special event photography.
Fujifilm’s Frontier Workflow Management Software (“MS”) with integrated Image Intelligence™ Technology powers the Frontier DL650. Fujifilm’s MS software efficiently manages order fulfillment and can drive multiple output devices in Fujifilm’s Expanding Frontier Solutions line. For over 75 years, Fujifilm has been at the forefront of developing and improving image quality through Fujifilm’s proprietary Image Intelligence Technology, which optimizes images to ensure the consistent high quality prints that customers expect from Fujifilm’s Frontier solutions.

Key features and capabilities of the Frontier DL650 include:
• 6 colors – C, M, Y, K, Sky Blue, Pink
• 950 - 4” x 6” prints per hour, 350 - 8” x 10” prints per hour (normal mode)
• Print sizes from 3.5” x 5” to 12” x 48”
• Print resolution up to 1440 dpi in High Quality Mode
• Variable paper thickness printing ability
• Two-line back printing capability, up to 40 characters per line
• 10 order sorter (maximum size 8” x 12“)
• Intuitive operator interface requires minimal user involvement and training

With its flexible output capability, user-friendly design, and no special power requirements, the Frontier DL650 is ideal anywhere a high quality dry photofinishing solution is needed. By utilizing Fujifilm’s Image Intelligence Technology, 6-color inks, and Fujifilm’s High Quality Dry Photo Papers, the Frontier DL650 produces superior quality Frontier prints.

For additional information about Fujifilm’s Frontier Dry Minilab DL650, or any of the Fujifilm Expanding Frontier Solutions, please visit: www.fujifilmusa.com/products/photofinishing.

The FUJIFILM Frontier Dry Minilab DL 650 will be on display in the Fujifilm booth # 13028, at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show, held in the Las Vegas Convention Center, Center Hall, January 10 – 13, 2012.

Availability
Fujifilm’s Frontier Dry Minilab DL650 will be available mid-year 2012.

About Fujifilm
FUJIFILM North America Corporation, a marketing subsidiary of FUJIFILM Holdings America Corporation consists of five operating divisions and one subsidiary company. The Imaging Division sells consumer and commercial photographic products and services including film, one-time-use cameras, online photo services and fulfillment, digital printing equipment and service. The Electronic Imaging Division markets consumer digital cameras. The Motion Picture Division provides motion picture film, and the Graphic Systems Division supplies products and services to the printing industry. The Optical Devices Division provides binoculars, and optical lenses for closed circuit television, videography, cinematography, broadcast and industrial markets. FUJIFILM Canada Inc. markets a range of Fujifilm products and services. For more information, please visit www.fujifilm.com/northamerica, or go to www.twitter.com/fujifilmus to follow Fujifilm on Twitter. To receive news and information direct from Fujifilm via RSS, subscribe at www.fujifilmusa.com/rss.

FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation, Tokyo, Japan, brings continuous innovation and leading-edge products to a broad spectrum of industries, including electronic imaging, digital printing equipment, medical systems, life sciences, graphic arts, flat panel display materials, and office products, based on a vast portfolio of digital, optical, fine chemical and thin film coating technologies. The company was among the top 16 companies around the world granted U.S. patents in 2010, and in the year ended March 31, 2011, had global revenues of $25.8 billion*. Fujifilm is committed to environmental stewardship and good corporate citizenship. For more information, please visit www.fujifilmholdings.com.

* At an exchange rate of 86 yen to the dollar.

For more information, please contact:
Howard Lippin
Fujifilm
914-789-8329
hlippin@fujifilm.com 

 

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