Best 3 value for money Konica Colour A3 Photocopiers for Lease

Multi-functional photocopiers within today’s business environment form an essential part of any office. There has been a growing trend, in recent years, towards storing all our business correspondence and files through digital means and this is where multifunction copiers now come into their own, as they meet the ongoing need to store hard copies of sensitive and other important documentation.

So before beginning to select your new multi-function copier, do some research into what you will actually need from your new device and also exactly what you can get for your money. For example, consider whether you'll need to produce leaflets, brochures or protect legal documents.  Then you can make more informed choices.

Indeed, if you make your choice wisely, you can obtain an efficient copier, perfectly tailored to your business that suits both your budget and your needs. It's therefore vitally important to get your Konica A3 photocopier at the price you want to pay, giving you the value for money that you deserve.

To aid you in your search, we have compiled a shortlist of three of the top Konica multi-functional photocopiers which provide good value for money, especially when leasing.  This will save you precious time trawling through endless specs to find that perfect model.

1. Konica Minolta bizhub C558

This multifunction colour printer has a high-speed output with 55 ppm print/copy speed in both colour and B&W.  It has standard dual scanning for both colour and B&W and can take up to 240 originals per minute.  Its 10.1 inch control panel offers a new mobile connectivity area. It copies, prints and scans to an excellent standard and offers banner printing.

Further features of this model include;

  • Dual scanning at up to 240 opm bringing information into your workflow fast
  • Standard IWS/web browser
  • Standard 4 GB of memory
  • Fast processing CPU to provide high performance for office usage as central MFP
  • Downloadable apps from the bizhub MarketPlace to improve your productivity

Highlighted accessories include;

  • 100-sheet staple finisher with optional 80-page booklet-making and accessories for 2/3-hole punching and folding in multiple patterns
  • Compact 50-sheet staple finisher for multi-position stapling and sorting, with optional for 80-page booklet-making and 2/3-hole punching
  • 50-sheet staple finisher with saddle stitcher for booklet-making and optional 2/3 hole punching
  • An optional Fiery image controller gives graphic-intensive applications state-of-the-art-colour image control
  • Super G3 fax kits for high-speed fax transmission/reception and support for up to four fax lines
  • USB interface for external keyboard, Bluetooth printing and voice guidance support
  • 55 pages per minute colour/B&W
  • 150 sheet dual scan document feeder
  • 2x 500 sheet cassettes, 100 sheet manual feed

2. Konica Minolta bizhub C458

Another reliable option for a multifunction printer, which can boost output speeds and improve productivity.  With similar features such as the 45 ppm print/copy speed to the Konica Minolta bizhub C558, it prints in both colour and B&W with standard single pass dual scanning at up to 240 originals per minute and an enhanced 10.1 inch control panel to ensure seamless operation between the MFP, PC tablet, smartphone and other devices.

Further features of this model include;

  • 55 pages per minute colour/B&W
  • 150 sheet dual scan document feeder
  • 2x 500 sheet cassettes, 100 sheet manual feed
  • Maximum paper weight 300gsm
  • Maximum paper size SRA3
  • Banner printing (1200mm x 297mm)
  • Copy, Print, and Scan
  • Scan to FTP / SMB / WebDAV / E-mail
  • PCL6 and PostScript as standard

Further features of this model include;

  • High-speed, high-volume 45 ppm print/copy output in both colour and B&W
  • Dual scanning at up to 240 opm brings information into your workflow fast
  • Standard IWS/web browser
  • Standard 4 GB of memory
  • Fast processing CPU to provide high performance for office usage as central MFP
  • Downloadable apps from the bizhub MarketPlace to improve your productivity

Highlighted accessories include

  • 100-sheet staple finisher with optional 80-page booklet-making and accessories for 2/3-hole punching and folding in multiple patterns
  • Compact 50-sheet staple finisher for multi-position stapling and sorting, with optional for 80-page booklet-making and 2/3-hole punching
  • 50-sheet staple finisher with saddle-stitcher for booklet-making and optional 2/3 hole punching
  • An optional Fiery image controller gives graphic-intensive applications state-of- the-art-colour image control
  • Super G3 fax kits for high-speed fax transmission/reception and support for up to four fax lines
  • USB interface for external keyboard, Bluetooth printing and voice guidance support

Here is a less expensive product than the Konica Minolta bizhub C558, yet it offers an excellent range of features, providing you with great value for money.

3. Konica Minolta bizhub C368

A much less expensive option than the previous two models is the bizhub C368.  This model provides productivity features to speed your output in both colour and B&W, including fast 36 ppm printing, optional single-pass dual scanning to bring originals into your workflow faster, powerful finishing options for right-size scalability and enhanced control panel which now features a new mobile connectivity area.  The bizhub C368 features greater customisation of the user interface and the option of NFC support for printing and scanning from mobile devices. The C368 builds on the tried and tested engine of the bizhub C224e/284e/364e.

Features of this model include;

  • 100 sheet duplex document feeder
  • 2x 500 sheet cassettes, 150 sheet manual feed
  • Maximum paper weight 300gsm
  • Maximum paper size SRA3
  • Banner printing (1200mm x 297mm)
  • Copy, Print, and Scan
  • Air Print enabled
  • Scan to FTP / SMB / WebDAV / E-mail
  • PCL6 and PostScript as standard
  • Our 9" award-winning interface has been improved with a new mobile touch area to support NFC.
  • An optional Fiery Image Control gives graphics-intensive applications state-of-the-art colour image control
  • Your choice of internal or floor-standing 50-sheet Staple Finishers for high-speed auto-finishing convenience, with modular options for 80-page booklet making, tri folding and post insertion
  • Sleep mode has been reduced from 1.0W to 0.5W
  • Konica Minolta's exclusive bEST (bizhub Extended Solution Technology) design enables seamless integration with 3rd-party software for business, healthcare, education, legal and other applications
  • Downloadable apps from the bizhub Marketplace to improve your productivity.

Highlighted Accessories

  • AU-205H IC Card Reader Unit: Security feature that supports a variety of different card technologies for authentication with secure "ID and Print" operation that saves time and effort
  • DF-629 Document Feeder: Reversing automatic document feeder, capacity 100 originals.
  • DF-704 Document Feeder: Dual scan automatic document feeder, capacity 100 originals.
  • FS-534 50-Sheet Staple Finisher: Supports multi-position stapling up to 50-sheets.
  • LU-302 Large Capacity Unit: Adds 3,000-sheets capacity paper drawer
  • RU-513 Relay Unit: Required for the FS-534

This model is certainly the least expensive option, yet it still delivers a comprehensive service for an MFP. It would be a perfect choice if you are on a budget.
Each of the above copiers will fulfil all your printing requirements and offer great value, especially if you intend to lease, rather than buy outright. Just opt for the one that best suits your business budget and your most important printing requirements.

Paragon Comment

Konica printers have a good reputation for reliability and are a trusted name in the printer and photocopying world. They provide excellent value for money, with many of their features built in as standard, giving you more for less, something you don't often find in today's market place.
If you choose Paragon, we'll offer you a service that is unsurpassed, and with unbeatable prices to match, for both outright purchases, photocopier leasing and short term photocopier rental.

Paragon provides as standard;

  • Free delivery & installation
  • Quick delivery, professional installation
  • Nationwide service agreements
  • No small print, No contract cancellation fee
  • Excellent after sales support
  • Nationwide 4 hour response time

What's more, if you decide that any of these photocopiers are for you, yet you can't afford to buy outright, Paragon offers a range of photocopier leasing options which can be tailored specifically to your needs. Through leasing, you can obtain higher specification models such as the Konica Minolta bizhub C558 for a more manageable, monthly outlay. In fact, it is a proven fact that small offices can save up to 30% by renting a printer or leasing a photocopier instead of buying!

So Contact us today to find out how leasing a Konica colour photocopier is the right choice for your office.

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