gapTCO CPC Comparison of Four A3 Small Workteam Color MFPs

The gapTCO tool is an intuitive, graphical user experience designed to allow simple and easy analysis of the Total Cost of Ownership of printer and MFP devices. This month’s installment compares the Konica Minolta bizhub C227, Kyocera ECOSYS M8130cidn, Ricoh IM C2500, and the Xerox VersaLink C7030D.

At an AMPV of 2,000 pages, under a three-year length of ownership, and leveraging public sector pricing for hardware:

The Kyocera ECOSYS M8130cidn is the winning product with the lowest TCO of $5,208.61, followed by the Xerox VersaLink C7030D with a TCO of $5,262.15, the Konica Minolta bizhub C227 with a TCO of $5,488.43, and the Ricoh IM C2500 with a TCO of $6,263.57.

  • All devices compared offer standard print, copy, and scan functionality, while fax is offered as an optional feature across all four models.
  • The Kyocera ECOSYS M8130cidn and the Xerox VersaLink C7030D offer the fastest black and color print speeds at 30ppm, followed by the Ricoh IM C2500 with 25ppm. The Konica Minolta bizhub C227 offers the slowest print speeds in the comparison at 22ppm.
  • When comparing simplex scan speeds, the Ricoh IM C2500 provides the fastest scan speeds at up to 80ipm for black and color images, followed by the Xerox VersaLink C7030D at 55ipm for black and color images, the Kyocera ECOSYS M8130cidn at up to 50ipm, and lastly the Konica Minolta bizhub C227 with scan speeds at 45ipm.
  • The Konica Minolta bizhub C227 provides users with the largest maximum input capacity at 3,600 sheets, followed by the Xerox VersaLink C7030D at 3,140 sheets, the Ricoh IM C2500 at 2,300 sheets, and the Kyocera ECOSYS M8130cidn with a maximum input capacity of 1,600 sheets.
  • The Konica Minolta bizhub C227 provides the largest overall toner yields at 23,000 black pages / 21,000 color pages, followed by the Xerox VersaLink C7030D with 23,600 pages for the black toner / 16,500 pages for each color toner, then the Ricoh IM C2500 with 16,500 pages for black / 10,500 color pages, and lastly the Kyocera ECOSYS M8130cidn has the smallest toner yields at 12,000 pages for black / 6,000 pages color.
  • Average Public Sector Contract-Based Black CPCs for this specific printing environment, lowest to highest are as follows:
    • Xerox VersaLink C7030D: $0.0073
    • Kyocera ECOSYS M8130cidn: $0.0087
    • Konica Minolta bizhub C227: $0.0096
    • Ricoh IM C2500: $0.0105
  • Average Public Sector Contract-Based Color CPCs for this specific printing environment, lowest to highest are as follows:
      • Xerox VersaLink C7030D: $0.0512
      • Konica Minolta bizhub C227: $0.0536
      • Ricoh IM C2500: $0.0603
      • Kyocera ECOSYS M8130cidn: $0.0640

 

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The gapTCO is a product of market intelligence firm gap intelligence. It is an intuitive, graphical user experience designed to allow simple and easy analysis of the Total Cost of Ownership of printer and MFP devices.
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gap intelligence

The gapTCO is a product of market intelligence firm gap intelligence. It is an intuitive, graphical user experience designed to allow simple and easy analysis of the Total Cost of Ownership of printer and MFP devices.