Secaucus, N.J. - Panasonic System Networks introduced two laser-based multifunction printers.
The KX-MB1500 and KX-MB1520 offer monochrome laser printing
and copying, full-color scanning and fax functionality. Pricing is $124 and
The two models share the same basic features. This includes print speeds up to 19 pages per minute, USB 2.0 interface, 1,920 by 1,920dpi scan resolution and a desktop footprint of 15-by 14.2- by 8-inch profile. The printers weigh 20 pounds.
The KX-MB1520 adds a 33.6KBps modem for direct phone line faxing, paperless fax sending and receiving, a 100-page phone book and integrated speaker phone.
The units are bundled with Panasonic's Easy Print Utility and have Quick ID, which has the ability to copy both sides of a small items, like a driver's license onto a single piece of paper.