CS 5551ci

Taking Flexibility and Performance to New Heights

Innovation for Your Office through Feature-Rich Design

The CS 5551ci is strong on features and configurations, offering the flexibility to scale your MFP to the specific needs of your office.  It’s all about feature-rich design with a focus on value and exceptional color functionality.



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• Exceptional print and copy capabilities power your communications via robust paper handling up to 12" x 47" and 110 lb cover, plus a remarkable 7,650 sheet paper capacity option for long print runs with minimal interruptions.

• Secure Document Box lets you keep frequently used documents close at hand for hassle free printing, secure file sharing and pin-based Private Print.

• Pre-program and store commonly used copy, scan and print settings at the control panel and the KX Driver to simplify your daily tasks.

• Optional Super G3, LAN fax and dual fax capability add versatility while leveraging your investment in an MFP.
• Super fast processing speeds of 750 MHz, with standard 2 GB of RAM and Dual 160 GB of Hard Disk Drive space support exceptional all-in-one productivity.

• An integrated 10.2” Color Touch-screen Control Panel offers outstanding clarity and easy viewing. Intuitive prompts, on-board help guidance and accessibility display, make programming your jobs from the device quick and effortless.

• Kyocera’s long life technology and ‘class leading’ drum yields deliver extended preventive maintenance intervals and maximize device “uptime”.  This adds up to ultra-reliable operation and a low total cost of ownership.

• Kyocera Command Center RX, the MFP’s embedded web home page, gives you the remote access you need to check device status, establish system settings, or access stored Document Box files from your desktop.

• Robust connectivity features including standard Gigabit Ethernet, offer seamless integration within virtually any network environment or platform.

• A standard USB Host Interface provides convenient print-from or scan-to capabilities for today’s ‘on the go’ workforce in XPS, PDF, JPEG and TIFF.

• The ability to choose between an optional high speed 175 sheet Dual Scan Document Processor or a 100 sheet Reversing Automatic
Document Processor enables super fast scan speeds of up to 140 images per minute.

• The optional 1,000-sheet and 4,000-sheet finishers with multi-position staple provide the professional touch your output deserves, and lets you efficiently handle production runs in-house, optimizing time and minimizing costs.

• Impressive toner yields of 30,000 pages for black and 20,000 pages for each color, allow you to run long print jobs with maximum quality and productivity, while minimizing interruption.

Basic Specifications

Configuration Color Multifunctional System – Print/Scan/Copy/Optional Fax
Pages Per Minute Black – Letter: 55 ppm, Legal: 21 ppm, Ledger: 27 ppm, 12” x 18”: 27 ppm (print only)
Color – Letter: 50 ppm, Legal: 21 ppm, Ledger: 25 ppm, 12” x 18”: 25 ppm (print only)
Warm-up Time 30 Seconds or Less (Power On)
First Page Out Copy: 4.4 Seconds or Less Black, 5.7 Seconds or Less Color; Print: 4.9 Seconds or Less Black, 6.2 Seconds or Less Color
Resolutions / Bit Depth 600 x 600 dpi; 9600 x 600 dpi interpolated / 8 bit depth
Memory / Hard Disk Drive 2 GB RAM Standard / Dual 160 GB HDD
Duplex Standard Stackless Duplex Supports Statement to 12” x 18”, 16 lb Bond - 140 lb Index (60 – 256gsm)
Standard Output Tray Statement - 12” x 18” / 250 sheets; up to 12” x 47” Banner/Single Sheet
Electrical Requirements 120V, 60Hz, 12.0A
Dimensions / Weight 26.30” W x 30.20” D x 29.41” H / 251.33 lbs
Max Monthly Duty Cycle 225,000 Pages Per Month

Paper Supply

Standard Paper Sources Dual 500 Sheet Trays, 150 Sheet MPT; Auto Selection/Switching
Optional Paper Sources Dual 500 Sheet Trays (PF-730), Dual 1,500 Sheet Trays (PF-740); Side LCTs: 500 Sheet Multimedia
Tray (PF-780), 3,000 Sheet Large Capacity Tray (PF-770)
Paper Capacity Standard: 1,150 Sheets; Maximum: 7,650 Sheets
Paper Size Trays 1, 2, PF-730, PF-780; 5.5” x 8.5” – 12” x 18”; PF-740, PF-770: 8.5” x 11”;
MPT: 5.5” x 8.5” – 12” x 18” (Multiple Sheets); Up to 12” x 47” Banner (Single Sheet)
Paper Weight Trays: 16 lb Bond – 140 lb index (60 – 256gsm); MPT: 16 lb Bond – 110 lb Cover (60 – 300gsm)
Input Materials Bond Paper, Recycled Paper, Transparencies, Cardstock, Envelopes

Print Specifications

Standard Controller IBM PowerPC 750GL / 750 MHz
PDLs / Emulations PRESCRIBE, PCL6 (5c, XL), KPDL3 (PS3), XPS; Optional: UG–34 IBM ProPrinter, Diablo 630, LQ-850
Fonts 136 KPDL3, 93 PCL6, 8 Windows Vista, 1 Bitmap
Windows OS Compatibility Windows XP/2003/Vista/2008/7
Novell OS Compatibility Novell NetWare 3.x/4.x/5.x/6.x
MAC OS Compatibility Mac OS 10.x
UNIX OS Compatibility Sun OS 4.1.x; Solaris 2.x; AIX; HP-UX (LPR)
Interfaces Standard: 10/100/1000BaseTX, Hi-Speed USB 2.0, 2 USB Host Interfaces, 2 Expansion Slots
Optional: 10/100/1000BaseTX (IB-50 for Dual NIC)
Network Print and Supported Protocols TCP/IP, IPX/SPX, AppleTalk, NetBEUI, IPv6, IPsec, SSL, WSD Print
Drivers KX Driver, Mini Driver, KX Driver for XPS, XPS Mini Driver, Network Fax Driver, PPD for MAC
Utilities PRESCRIBE, PDF Direct Print, KMnet Admin, KMnet Viewer, Kyocera Command Center RX

Scan Specifications Color and Black & White Scanner

Scan Resolution 200, 300, 400, 600 dpi
File Formats BW: TIFF, XPS, PDF, PDF/A; Color: TIFF, JPEG, XPS, PDF, PDF/A
PDF Extension High Compression PDF, Encrypted PDF
Scan Speeds DP-770: Simplex: 75 ipm BW, 75 ipm Color (300 dpi); Duplex: 45 ipm BW, 45 ipm Color (300 dpi)
DP-771: Simplex: 80 ipm BW, 80 ipm Color (300 dpi); Duplex: 140 ipm BW, 110 ipm Color (300 dpi)
Connectivity / Supported Protocols 10/100/1000BaseTX, TCP/IP
Scanning Functions Scan to Folder (SMB), Scan to e-Mail, Scan to FTP, Scan to USB, WSD Scan, TWAIN Scan
Original Size Through DP: Statement to 11” x 17”; Glass: up to 11” x 17”
Driver TWAIN/WIA Driver

Copy Specifications

Image Mode Text, Photo, Text/Photo, Auto, Manual, Map
Continuous Copy 1 – 999 / Auto Reset to 1
Additional Features Positive/Negative Reverse, Mirror Image, Rotate Copy, Border Erase, Split Copy,
Electronic Sort, Margin Shift, Page Number, Form Overlay, XY Zoom, Prevent Bleed Through, Stamp
Job Management 1,000 Department Codes, Job Programs, Job Build, Shortcut Keys, Repeat Copy
Color Adjustment One Touch, Hue, Auto Exposure, Sharpness
Magnification / Zoom Full Size, 5 Reduction, 5 Enlargement Preset Ratios, 25 – 400% in 1 step increments
Document Box Custom Box, Job Box, Removable Memory Box, Fax Box (with optional Fax System)
Document Processor Optional DP-770 or DP-771
Type / Capacity DP-770: Reversing Automatic Document Processor / 100 Sheets
DP-771: Dual Scan Document Processor / 175 Sheets
Acceptable Originals 5.5” x 8.5” – 11” x 17”
Acceptable Weights (Simplex / Duplex) (DP-770) Simplex: 13 lb Bond – 90 lb Index (45 – 160gsm); Duplex: 16 lb – 32 lb Bond Simplex: 13 lb Bond – 120 lb Index (35 – 220gsm); Duplex: 16 lb Bond – 120 lb Index (50 – 220gsm)

Fax Specifications Fax System (V) / Internet Fax Kit (A) (requires Fax System V)

Compatibility / Data Compression G3 Fax / MMR, MR, MH, JBIG
Transmission Speed / Modem Speed Approximately 3 seconds per page / 33.6 Kbps
Fax Memory Standard: 12 MB; Maximum: 120 MB
Driver KM Network Fax Driver
Fax Functions Duplex TX/RX, Confidential RX/TX, F-Code RX/TX, Broadcasting, Fax Box, Dual Fax

Optional 1,000 Sheet Finisher DF-770 Stack / Staple Capacity Main Tray: 1,000 Sheets / 50 sheets (up to 24 lb Bond 90gsm))
Paper Size 5.5” x 8.5” – 12” x 18”  Paper Weight 16 lb Bond – 110 lb Cover (60 – 300gsm)
Edge Staple Position 3 Positions: Top Left, Bottom Left, Center Bind
Optional Punch PH-7A 2 and 3 Hole Punch Unit, Supports 8.5” x 11” – 12” x 18”; 13 lb Bond – 110 lb Cover (45 – 300gsm)
Optional 4,000 Sheet Finisher DF-790 Stack / Staple Capacity Main Tray: 4,000 Sheets; Sub Tray (B): 200 Sheets; Sub Tray (C): 100 Sheets /   Paper Size 5.5” x 8.5” – 12” x 18” 
Edge Staple Position 3 Positions: Top Left, Bottom Left, Center Bind
Optional Multi-bin Mailbox MT-730 Includes 7 Trays; Supports 16 lb Bond – 90 lb Index (60 – 163gsm)
Stack Capacity per bin: 100 Sheets: 5.5” x 8.5”, 8.5” x 11”; 50 Sheets: 8.5” x 14”, 11” x 17”
Optional Punch PH-7A 2 and 3 Hole Punch Unit, Supports 8.5” x 11” – 12” x 18”; 13 lb Bond – 110 lb Cover (45 – 300gsm)
Optional Booklet Folder / Tri-fold Unit BF-730 Booklet Folder Supports 8.5” x 11”, 8.5” x 14”, 11” x 17”; Fold booklet – no staple
(60 – 90gsm) 5 sheets; 25 lb Bond – 72 lb Index (91 – 120gsm) 3 sheets; 32 lb Bond – 110 lb Cover (121 – 256gsm)
1 sheet; Trifold: 16 lb Bond – 24 lb Bond (60 – 90gsm) 5 sheets; 25 lb Bond – 72 lb Index (91 – 120gsm) 3 sheets
Additional Options Data Security Kit Provides Security Overwrite and Encryption for Print, Copy, and Scan, Optional System Memory, Optional Fax Memory, Original Hardcopy Holder (Document Tray), Card Authentication Kit

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