Official South African distributor Kolok SA has announced the immediate availability of Pantum’s new range of compact and eco-friendly printers. The P2500 monochrome laser series readily meets the need for small footprint devices that are packed with productivity gains such as WiFi capability and mobility integration. Pantum is a leading laser printing technology provider.
The launch of the P2500 series – the P2200, P2500, P2500W printers – also echoes the worldwide growth of compact, mobile-enabled printers that is estimated to reach almost $12-billion by 2018 according to the recent Global Mobile & Portable Printers Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2018 study.

The study cites the growth of the globe’s mobile workforce as one of the key reasons for the growing demand for mobile and compact printers worldwide.

Comments Sylvette Thompson, regional manager: Middle East and Africa (MEA) for Pantum: “There is no doubt that the P2500 will enjoy tremendous South African adoption as it offers all the features and more to a myriad of marketplaces that require a lightweight printer without compromising on quality and functionality while adding important energy saving features such as sleep mode.

“We’ve taken a close look at the needs of South African organisations and individual users which is why the P2500 series is not only cost-effective but also offers immediate business gains such as mobility and WiFi capability while printing a fast 22 pages per minute (ppm).”

Adds Yvelde Scrooby, Pantum product manager at Kolok SA: “Businesses and personal users will find the P2500 series keeps running costs to a minimum while also saving on energy. A major differentiator is that offers easy installation which means it will be up and running in no time.

“The P2500 series is an eco-friendly, compact offering that delivers quick results through convenient features at excellent total cost of ownership.”

The P2500 series which includes the P2200, P2500 and P2500W offers the following important features:

* WiFi connectivity (P2500W only) and mobile printing;
* One of the fastest and smallest entry-level laser printers
* Compact size and sleek design;
* Eco-friendly
* Processor speed – 600MHz
* Memory – 128MB
* Monthly duty cycle up to 15,000 page
* Sleep mode which preserves energy
* Up to 22 ppm monochrome; and
* One-step installation.

In addition to the P2500 launch, Kolok SA has also introduced the P3255DN single-function, monochrome laser printer which is ideal printer for smaller to medium sized enterprises. Its large starter cartridge handles heavier workloads right out of the box and its networking and automatic duplex capabilities make this printer an outstanding work partner.

The P3255DN offers:

* Up to 35 letter pages per minute;
* USB 2.0 high-speed;
* Automatic duplex printing; and
* 3 000 page, industry-leading large capacity starter cartridge.

Pantum launched the P2500 series and P3255DN globally in China at a star-studded event which also featured the company’s official ambassador Bingbing Li, well-known actress, cast member of Transformers: Age of Extinction.