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Accessibility of Products


  • Simplified display
  • Light weight sliding drawers
  • Easy-reach document placement
  • Tiltable operation panel
  • Visually accessible LED placement
  • Easy toner change (by single hand)
  • Auditory outputs (easy to hear)
  • Manual screen reader

Simplified Display
  • This is a useful function for people with weak eyesight or color weakness.
  • This is a function that considers ease-of-use for older people.

Our operation panel is easy to see for elderly people, people with weak eyesight or color weakness by presenting the size of the character in major functions with 5mm and enabling to reverse the color tones of buttons in the operation panel.
Moreover, we provide a simplified display menu which has only few number of functions allowing to simplify the operations.

Image : Simplified display

*Simplified Display Menu with Color Reversal.

Easy Sliding Trays
  • This is a useful function for people with low hand strength and people with a prosthetic hand.
  • This is a useful function for people using a wheelchair.
  • This is a function that considers ease-of-use for older people.

Normal/Reverse Grip and Light weight Paper Trays

Our paper trays have a nice grip and can be opened by both normal and reverse grip.
Paper trays are easier to access and will prevent from operator bending down as much to replace paper.
Loading the paper will become a simple task.

*Depending on the models, the effort required to pull the paper trays varies.

Image : Normal/Reverse Grip and Light weight Paper Trays

Easily Reachable Original Placement
  • This is a useful function for people using a wheelchair.

Easy Operation Capability while Sitting Down

By reducing the height of our multifunctional printer, placing original documents and operation of the device is easy for the people in wheelchairs as well. In addition, the opened ARDF (automatic document feeder) can be lowered using the document feeder handle without standing up.

Image 1 : Easy Operation Capability while Sitting Down

When a paper tray and caster tray are installed, height of the body can be lowered.

Image 2 : Easy Operation Capability while Sitting Down

Low Effort Operation is achieved with Document Feeder Handle

Tiltable Operation Panel
  • This is a useful function for people with low hand strength and people with a prosthetic hand.
  • This is a useful function for people using a wheelchair.
  • This is a function that considers ease-of-use for older people.

Tiltable Operation Panel and Operation keys

Our operation panel can be tilted with angle allowing less effort usability for the people with wheelchairs to operate the panel. By offering tiltable operation panel, we have made it easier for the people with wheelchairs to operate. In addition, the non-slipping concave keys can be pushed with a light touch and characters are presented in a simplified original universal font which is easy to identify for all.

  • Image 1 :Tiltable Operation Panel and Operation keys
  • Image 2 :Tiltable Operation Panel and Operation keys
  • Image 3 :Tiltable Operation Panel and Operation keys
  • Image 4 :Tiltable Operation Panel and Operation keys
  • Image 5 :Tiltable Operation Panel and Operation keys

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Visually Recognizable LED Indicator
  • This is a useful function for people with weak eyesight or color weakness.
  • This is a function that considers ease-of-use for older people

Our LED Indicator is Recognizable visually to anyone

By separating the positions of the green LED indicator (Ready Status) from the red LED indicator (Standby Status), the people with color weakness can easily identify the device status. Furthermore, we have adopted LED color tones which are visually recognizable for people with color weakness.

Image :Our LED Indicator is Recognizable visually to anyone

*Image above is only for display use.
*People with color weakness may not see the indicator in the exact same way as shown in the image.

Barrier-free Color Management Function

Our printer driver is equipped with a Barrier-free color management function.
By selecting "Barrier-free Color Management" at the printing preferences, the color tone of the output documents are converted to visually recognizable for people with color weakness.

Image :Barrier-free Color Management Function

  • *Some of the color may not change since only the colors which are difficult to see for people with color weakness will be converted.
    On the other hand, the color of the output document may differentiate remarkably from the color of the original data.
  • *There is no guarantee for the resulting output be effective for all people with color weakness.
  • *Microsoft® Office 2007 is recommended.
  • *Supporting Drivers: RPCS driver, PCL6 driver, and PS3 driver

Single Hand Toner Replace
  • This is a useful function for people with low hand strength and people with a prosthetic hand.
  • This is a useful function for people using a wheelchair.
  • This is a function that considers ease-of-use for older people.

Toner Bottle can be replaced with single hand

Image :Toner Bottle can be replaced with single hand
*Toner Bottle may not appear the same as shown in the image.

Our toner bottles are designed for easy-to-remove and the user is capable of replacing the toner with single hand.
In addition, the shape of the bottle is different for each color; therefore, this prevents from placing the wrong toner bottle into the wrong location.

Auditory Outputs (Easy to Hear)
  • This is a useful function for people with weak eyesight or color weakness.
  • This is a function that considers ease-of-use for older people.

Designed Auditory Signals and Sound Pressure for All Ages

We have adopted auditory signal patterns and sound pressure which is easier for the elderly people to hear the signals.

Image :Designed Auditory Signals and Sound Pressure for All Ages

  • Remarks: Auditory signals are the sounds that a product emits to aid proper usage.

Screen Reader for Manual
  • This is a useful function for people with weak eyesight or color weakness.

Screen Reader for Operation Manuals and Printer Drivers

Image :Screen Reader for Operation Manuals and Printer Drivers

In order to print from PC without relying on the vision, our HTML manuals and Printer Drivers support Screen Reader Software*.

  • *Software such as JAWS and 95Reader may not work properly due to software characteristics.
  • Remarks: Software such as Web Image Monitor and some utility software are not supported currently.

Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of the United States

This U.S. law covers standards of federal government procurement; an amended version went into effect on June 21, 2001. This law states that all IT equipment and software purchased by the federal government must be usable for people with disabilities.