[Bestbuy618 Office Channel] In the digital age, multifunctional laminators are a must-have productivity tool for businesses and institutions of all sizes. However, different sizes of business users are also focusing on the needs of office printing. For a high degree of centralized office, daily printing output of large and medium-sized enterprises, or global enterprises, office laminators must have not only efficient operation capacity and strong comprehensive performance, but also a high degree of connectivity and intelligent digital solutions to meet more personalized printing needs. The bizhub 750i black-and-white multifunctional laminator from Konica Minolta is reviewed in this issue.
The bizhub 750i multifunctional laminator uses Konica Minolta’s classic black-and-white color palette, with an overall focus on business composure to improve user efficiency and convenience. The landing scene is the core area of the corporate user’s office, and it can provide a full range of document printing support. In terms of exterior materials, the main machine uses a new air-filled packaging material instead of the original foam packaging, which greatly reduces waste space and environmental damage, demonstrating Konica Minolta’s commitment to green.
The bizhub 750i is equipped with a powerful quad-core CPU, which ensures that it can run basic printing operations while simultaneously handling a number of complex contents without difficulty; additionally, the bizhub 750i is equipped with 8GB of RAM and 256GB of SSD storage, which can further improve data storage speed and ensure high-performance operation and fast response. The bizhub 750i comes with 8GB of RAM and 256GB of SSD storage to improve data storage speed and ensure high performance and fast response. It is more than adequate for daily office printing tasks, and all of these seemingly “advanced” configurations are, in fact, laying the groundwork for more intelligent solutions and the construction of intelligent connected office space in the future.
Because today’s composite machine hardware is becoming increasingly homogeneous, software solutions will become the way to differentiate competition. The bizhub 750i comes standard with a duplex synchronous document feeder with a maximum paper carrying capacity of 300 pages. It can easily meet the daily needs of users for high-volume scanning jobs, with a maximum scanning speed of 140/280 pages per minute (single-sided/double-sided) at 200 dpi.
The duplex auto document feeder also has tick marks for various paper sizes, indicating its broad paper applicability, and the laminator has a large 10.1-inch operation panel with only one physical button – the power button – for a simpler, more modern presentation. Furthermore, the panel’s adjustment angle has been increased to 90°, allowing users to easily adjust the viewing angle based on their own visual and usage habits, ensuring comfortable operation.
Open the consumables panel below to see the configuration of the bizhub 750i’s toner supplies. The cylindrical toner compartment is housed inside the body for a more compact fit and simple operation, and it can be removed for replacement by opening the panel.
The bizhub 750i includes an innovative LED light indicator on the side body of the operator panel and in the paper cassette to ensure a smooth and efficient workflow. By using flashing lights and color changes, users can more intuitively understand the different states of the laminator, and the right human-computer interaction can further improve office efficiency. The bizhub 750i is equipped with a new GUI design (graphical user interface) that operates more like smartphones and tablets.
Users can easily find the functions they require in a few simple steps because there are fewer layers of nested sub-options. The main menu interface is clearly divided into information and function areas, allowing users to see their login status and device functions at a glance; in the secondary menu interface, users can more intuitively select the desired settings by scrolling up and down the menu; and even first-time users of the laminator can use the on-screen instructions to complete the required operations in a clear and straightforward manner, saving time and money.
Furthermore, users can customize the user interface based on their frequency of use, allowing them to achieve a higher degree of freedom in setting up the device by customizing the layout of icons in the function area and adding or subtracting function keys based on the actual business environment in which they are used. The document feeder detects overlap during high-speed operation using a pre-installed internal component equipped with an ultrasonic sensor, avoiding missed originals and ensuring work efficiency and accuracy.
The bizhub 750i is also quite user-friendly; in terms of silent design, the bizhub 750i is updated through the design of the machine equipment’s cooling fan, so that its operation speed will be precisely adjusted according to the workload of the equipment, ensuring that the equipment is kept in a low noise state when not in use. The bizhub 750i has been upgraded by the shock-absorbing cushion component of the document transmitter opening and closing, when the cover is closed the shock absorber The damping makes the feeder fall slowly when the cover is closed, creating a quiet office environment with virtually no noise from collisions. Users can choose to install job separators, perforation kits, Z-folders, and other accessories. to achieve quick and easy post-press binding and processing At the same time, the plate-handling option on the laminator includes an automatic binding function with a built-in sensor that allows users to simply place a document inside the binder and it will quickly recognize and automatically bind the document.
The laminator comes standard with a flexible paper supply system with four cassettes and a multifunctional hand delivery tray, including a 1,500-sheet composite cassette for a total paper supply capacity of 3,650 pages. The machine can supply up to 6,650 pages with the optional large-capacity bin, allowing users to eliminate the need for frequent paper refills.
In today’s increasingly popular mobile office, the bizhub 750i supports a variety of industry-standardized mobile connectivity standards, providing important support for improving employee office efficiency and assisting enterprises with digital transformation. It supports a variety of industry-standard mobile connectivity technologies, such as Airprint (for iOS), Mopria Print (for Android), and other applications, making it simple for users to connect their devices to the copier and enjoy wireless printouts. Furthermore, the device retains Konica Minolta Mobile Print, Konica Minolta’s self-developed mobile printing application, which connects the phone to the copier and allows users to set up richer function settings.
According to the official announcement, the bizhub 750i can copy and print at speeds of up to 75 pages per minute, with warm-up time and first page output time reduced by 18.2 percent and 22.2 percent, respectively, when compared to previous models, allowing users to reduce waiting time and complete their document printing jobs more quickly in the course of efficient daily operations. It can scan up to 140 sides per minute (single-sided scanning) and 280 sides per minute (duplex scanning) at 200 dpi, while its copy and scan resolutions can reach 600 dpi and print resolution can reach 1200 dpi, allowing for fine, high-precision, high-quality job output. Furthermore, the bizhub 750i supports the color difference auto adjustment function, which eliminates color differences between text and background by overlay printing to improve text print quality.
The laminator’s paper cassette includes multiple built-in detection probes that automatically identify the type of paper in the cassette. The automatic data storage function after detection ensures that there is no delay in the process of paper walking in the laminator, reducing the frequency of paper jams caused by human error and greatly improving the speed and efficiency of operations. In addition to the original mechanical deskew function, the bizhub 750i also includes electronic deskew, which minimizes the skew angle of scanned documents and ensures stable document output quality to the greatest extent possible.
As the composite machine is the same in terms of printing and copying speed, I put the two together through the actual test at 600dpi resolution, and the summary data chart is as follows. In 600dpi resolution, we tested the machine in 1 minute, 2 minutes, 3 minutes, and 5 minutes under the number of printing and copying paper, comprehensive data results can be seen, the composite machine p
We did single-sided black and white / color and double-sided black and white / color scanning on this laminator at 200dpi and 600dpi resolutions. According to the test results, its scanning speed reached a maximum of 140 ipm on one side and 280 ipm on both sides, with little difference between black and white and color speed, which is consistent with the official claims. The official claim bizhub 750i print quality of up to 1200 * 1200dpi, with high-quality output capabilities, the following we will see whether the product’s output performance is good enough.
In the dot matrix output, the accuracy reached 1pix standard, whether black or white background, are able to present rich graphic details, and its fine print quality for the user’s daily document output and copy provides strong support. Copy, through the original copy can be seen, the composite machine copy performance is also excellent, the handwriting, clock scale lines and numbers are clear and sharp, grayscale reproduction is high, and the picture quality is clear. These scanning results can meet the high demand for user images and details, design, illustrated books, engineering drawings, and so on. The all-in-one machine can scan and archive documents.
Through actual testing, a comprehensive view bizhub 750i is a high-quality black and white multifunctional composite products, in terms of print configuration, not only in the speed of high-speed flagship models, but also in the advantages, has been sufficient to meet the requirements of professional applications, is an excellent quality, comprehensive performance is very good office equipment.