|Design Approach||Operation Panel||Paper Drawer||Toner Container||Other Operation Areas||Notification Light|
Indicated with this icon are features with special attention to users under various visual conditions, including myopia, hyperopia, color amblyopia, and blindness.
Indicated with this icon are features with special attention to users of different body sizes, users with upper or lower limb disorders, and users with muscle weakness.
Our product does not provide accessibility to all people. Only the features with special attention to the users explained above, are indicated by these icons. We will continue to make improvements to serve the convenience of more users.
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- ALWAYS FROM YOUR POINT OF VIEW User-Centered Design
We wish to contribute to the business of customers by offering user-friendly document devices and services to as many people as possible.We develop products based on the user-centered design process in order to deeply understand each customer and offer better products and services.This process consists of survey, planning, design, and evaluation. The repetition of this process allows us to identify challenges, including slight dissatisfaction that customers feel and concerns that customers have not noticed yet. This is a product development approach that implements improvements from various perspectives.Through this activity, we promote the development of products that meet the needs of more customers.
Information about the usage and use problems of document devices is collected from sales and market support sites, call centers, and customer surveys, and is analyzed to identify and prioritize challenges to be solved.
Planners, designers, and engineers discuss the challenges identified through surveys, to find the ideal products and their implementation methods. Experts in various fields engage in discussions depending on the theme of the challenge.
To commercialize the planned products, development team members, including designers and engineers, work together on product design. Furthermore, the designed products are reviewed based on user friendliness guidelines and check lists to bring them to perfection.
- Large Touch ScreenFonts and icons are displayed in large size on the large full-color touch screen. Furthermore, the finished quality and image of scanned document data and the image of saved print data can be previewed. Checking before printing ensures accurate operation.
- Intuitive & Tablet-like OperabilityUsers can flick on the home screen, pinch on the preview screen, and display the soft key numeric keypad when necessary, just like when intuitively operating a smartphone or tablet device.
- Tiltable Operation PanelThe operation panel is adjustable to an easily viewable angle. Users in wheelchairs and short-statured users can operate it at an optimal angle. This feature can reduce the glare of fluorescent light in the installation environment.
- Mobile AccessibilityUsers can use smartphone or tablet device to control the MFP. Remote operation and without using the operation panel of the MFP can offer greater control flexibility.
- Easy-to-Read Operation PanelThe operation panel has a high contrast between the black background and the white letters in order to highlight letters. Furthermore, the heights of the letters for the main function keys are designed to be at least 4.8 mm.
- Embossed MarksThe Start key, the Stop key, and the “5″ key on the numeric keypad have an embossed dot or bar mark to allow tactile recognition.
- Wide Visibility Operation PanelThe operation panel is placed in a position easily viewable and usable for users in wheelchairs and short-statured users.*TASKalfa 6052ci / 5052ci / 4052ci / 3252ci / 2552ci / 6002i / 5002i / 4002i
- Smooth Sliding Users can open and close the paper drawer with just a slight force. Furthermore, the semi-auto-closing paper drawer does not need to be pushed to the end. The paper guide can be adjusted with a slight force by one hand.
- Toner Locking SystemWhen a toner becomes empty, only the toner container cover automatically opens. This allows accurate and easy replacement of the toner container.
- LED for Device StatusAn LED notification lamp is equipped with a MFP that allows the user to visually check the operating conditions away from the MFP. This lamp helps users with hearing difficulties to recognize the “paper empty” and other problems. In addition, the color of the LED lamp is designed in consideration of different color visions.