TASKalfa 181


General type Monochrome multifunctional for A3
Technology KYOCERA Laser, Mono component
Engine speed Up to 18/8 pages per minute A4/A3
Resolution 600 x 600 dpi, 256 greyscales
Warm-up time 17.2 seconds or less from power on
Time to first copy Approx. 5.7 seconds
Dimensions (W x D x H) Main unit: 568 x 594 x 502 mm
Weight Main unit incl. toner: Approx. 34 kg
Power consumption Printing: 421 W, Stand-by: 63 W, Sleep-mode: 6.2 W
Power source AC 220 ~ 240 V, 50/60 Hz
Noise (ISO 7779) Printing: 65.3 dB(A), Stand-by: 40 dB(A)
Safety standards TÜV/GS, CE - This product is manufactured according to ISO 9001 quality standard and ISO 14001 environmental standard.


Input capacity 300 sheet universal paper cassette, 64–105 g/m², A3, A4, A5, A6, Ledger, Letter, Legal, Folio; 100-sheet multi-purpose tray, 45–160 g/m², A3, A4, A5, Ledger, Letter, Legal, Folio, Custom (98 x 148 mm to 297 x 432 mm)
Max. input capacity with options 1,300 sheets A4
General paper handling All paper capacities quoted are based on a paper thickness of max. 0.11 mm. Please use paper recommended by Kyocera under normal environmental conditions.


Processor Power PC 440/500 MHz
Memory Standard 128 MB, max 1152 MB (1 additional slot for 1 GB) + HDD
Controller language PRESCRIBE IIe
Emulations PCL 6, KPDL3 (Postscript 3 compatible), DIABLO 630, IBM Proprinter X24, EPSON LQ 850, Line Printer, PDF Direct print, Automatic Emulation Switching
Fonts 80 outline fonts (PCL), 136 outline fonts (KPDL 3), 1 bitmap fonts, 45 types of one-dimensional barcodes, plus two-dimensional barcode PDF -417
Integrated Accounting 100 department codes
Features EMPS, Proof and hold, Private print, Job management functionality, Job storage, PDF direct print
Applicable OS All current Windows operating systems, Mac OS X Version 10.2 or higher, UNIX, LINUX as well as other operating systems on request


Max. original size A3
Digital copy features Energy save mode, Interrupt copy, Scan once print many, Electronic sort, Rotate sort, Rotate sort copy (additional paper feeder PF-420 is required), Auto paper selection, 2in1 and 4in1 function, Split copy, Margin shift, Border erase, EcoCopy mode, Program Key Mode
Exposure modes Auto, Manual: 7 steps
Preset magnification ratios 5 Reductions/5 Enlargements
Zoom range 25 - 400 % in 1% steps
Continuous copy 1 - 999
Memory capacity Standard 64 MB, max 192 MB (1 additional slot for 128 MB)
Image adjustments Text, Photo, Text + Photo


Interfaces 10/100 Base-TX
Applicable OS Windows® 95, 98, Me, NT4.0, 2000, XP, Server 2003, Mac
File type PDF (high compressive/encrypted), TIFF
Original recognition Text, Photo, Text + Photo, OCR
Max. scan size A3
Scan functionalities Scan-to-PC, Scan-to-email, Network TWAIN
Scan resolution 600, 400, 300, 200, (256 greyscales)
Scan speed 22 images per minute (600 dpi, A4)

FAX (Optional)

Compatibility ITU-T Super G3
Modem speed Max. 33.6 kbps
Transmission speed 3 seconds or less (JBIG)
Scanning density Normal: 8 dot/mm x 3.85 line/mm, Fine: 8 dot/mm x 7.7 line/mm, Superfine: 8 dot/mm x 15.4 line/mm, Ultrafine: 16 dot/mm x 15.4 line/mm (with optional memory), Halftone
Max. original size A3
Compression method JBIG, MMR, MR, MH
Memory Standard 4 MB Bitmap (max. 8 MB), Standard 4 MB Image (max. 32 MB)
Fax features Network faxing, Rotate transmission, Duplex fax transmission and reception, Confidential, Relay and bulletin board transmission and reception, N-up reception, Transmission and reception, Mailbox, Remote diagnostics


Standard interface USB 2.0 (Hi-Speed), FastEthernet (10/100BaseTX), KUIO-LV interface slot, Slot for optional CompactFlash®-Card

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