SOURCE: Toshiba America Business Solutions

Toshiba America Business Solutions

February 14, 2012 09:07 ET

Toshiba e-STUDIO™ 856 Series Is Among the Most Innovative MFPs in Its Class With Top Security and Next Generation e-BRIDGE™ Platform

Newest e-STUDIO™ 556/656/756/856 Monochrome Series Features Built-In SED Technology

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwire - Feb 14, 2012) - Toshiba America Business Solutions, Inc., a leading managed document services (MDS) provider and MFP innovator, announced today the introduction of its new e-STUDIO™ 556/656/756/856 series. This enhanced MFP series features a patented, built-in 256-bit AES self-encrypting drive (SED) for the utmost in document and data security. The SED technology features Automatic Drive Invalidation that renders the hard drive useless if removed and installed into another device. Data Overwrite comes standard as well, to meet Department of Defense requirements by immediately writing over any data stored on the hard drive during document processing. These features have earned the new e-STUDIO series an exceptional Common Criteria Evaluation Assurance Level rating of three (EAL3).

The new Toshiba e-STUDIO series features the next generation e-BRIDGE platform, that enables simplified third-party integration; color scanning performance of 77 originals-per-minute (opm) or even faster 80 opm in monochrome; image quality up to 2,400 x 600 dots-per-inch print resolution with smoothing; an expanded 9-inch full-color LCD touch screen front panel and an exceptionally high toner yield (73.9K).

"The e-STUDIO 856 series combines Toshiba's latest MFP platform and industry-leading Automatic Drive Invalidation technology, expanded features and performance with a new hardware design to make it one of the most innovative MFPs on the market," said Joseph Contreras, director of product and solutions marketing for Toshiba America Business Solutions, Inc. "These enhancements make the new e-STUDIO line an indispensable asset for any busy working environment, helping them to work more efficiently and securely."

The Toshiba e-STUDIO 556/656/756/856 series features copying speeds ranging from 55 to 85 pages per minute (and a first-copy-out speed of less than 3.5 seconds), giving users the ability to choose the model that suits their volume demands without sacrificing features. Each model also features a conveniently-placed USB port near the front of the system that enables users to scan-to or print-from thumb drives or other portable devices.

The e-STUDIO 856 series boasts a monthly duty cycle up to 600,000, a reverse automatic document feeder that holds 100 originals and can be refilled multiple times, and a base unit capacity of 3,600 sheets of paper with an option to double the capacity to 7,600 sheets. A unique service module design streamlines the periodic maintenance process. These models are environmentally friendly being RoHS compliant and ENERGY STAR Tier 2 Rated.

The Toshiba e-STUDIO 556/656/756/856 series will be available immediately through authorized Toshiba dealers at an MSRP of $21,395 to $39,585. For more information about Toshiba products, or to locate an authorized Toshiba dealer in your area, visit

About Toshiba America Business Solutions, Inc.
Irvine, Calif.-based Toshiba America Business Solutions, Inc., (TABS) is an independent operating company of Toshiba Corporation, the world's eighth-largest electronics/electrical equipment company. TABS is a leading managed document services (MDS) provider with experts that help organizations take control of document security, workflow and print environments. With the award-winning Encompass managed print services (MPS) program, e-STUDIO line of multifunction printers (MFPs), toner products and retail information systems, TABS is leading the way for businesses to print smarter, work safer and conserve resources. For more information on Toshiba solutions and services available in the United States and Latin America, please visit

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