Ricoh Americas Corporation has announced that the C-81 Color Controller, Powered by Creo Color Server Technology, is now available with the Ricoh Pro C901/C901s Graphic Arts Edition. The new product will provide open connectivity to digital workflows, as well as meet a variety of application needs for corporate In Plant and commercial print customers.
"Having the C-81 Color Controller, Powered by Creo Color Server Technology as an additional controller for the C901 Graphic Arts Edition provides our customers with another option to manage their workflow. There are many customers that rely on the productivity and ease of use of Creo Color Server Technology. When you combine this with the C901 Graphic Arts Edition, Ricoh customers will benefit from unmatched operational efficiency, powerful image processing, and outstanding image quality," said Mike Dane, vice president of Marketing for Ricoh US.
Creo Color Servers feature color consistency, powerful processing and compatibility across all avenues of printing. The Color Controller C-81, which has built-in features such as SMS and email notification, support for the ADOBE PDF Print Engine 2 and JDF connectivity for integration within Graphic Arts workflows, will help customers increase productivity and improve flexibility while continuing to boost profits.
The functionality of the C-81 expedites the user's learning curve, allowing them to immediately implement error reduction capabilities, out-of-the-box color and image control, and advanced built-in Variable Data Printing (VDP) capabilities. The C-81 was unveiled as a technology demonstration with the new Ricoh Pro C901/C901S Graphic Arts Edition during GRAPH EXPO in October 2010 in Chicago. This powerful digital color controller is now fully available.