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Press Releases - September 27, 2004



New KODAK PROFESSIONAL 1400 Digital Photo Printer Delivers Durable, High-Quality Photos Immediately at Home, in Studio or on Location

Easy-to-Use, Affordable Thermal Printer Ideal for Professionals, AdAm Photographers


COLOGNE, Germany, September. 27—Eastman Kodak Company today introduced the KODAK PROFESSIONAL 1400 Digital Photo Printer, an affordable system for professional and Advanced Amateur (AdAm) photographers that delivers outstanding quality and durability of KODAK prints immediately.

Whether in a studio or on location for proofing or at home for final printing and displaying, the robust desktop printer produces one 8x12, one 8x10, two 6x8, two5x7 or four 4x6-inch photos per sheet, and the water-resistant photos last a lifetime. The KODAK PROFESSIONAL paper and ribbon consumables are bundled in matched volumes to provide optimum color density for every print, eliminating worries associated with low ink levels. Consumables—including paper available in 50- and 25-sheet packs—are priced competitively to similar offerings on the market.

"The KODAK PROFESSIONAL 1400 Digital Photo Printer is yet another way that Kodak satisfies professional and AdAm photographers’ need to print digital photographs in studio, on location or at home," said Sue Gringer, Worldwide Marketing Manager, Digital Desktop Output, Professional Output Group, Digital and Film Imaging Systems, Eastman Kodak Company. "The affordable, easy-to-use printer produces high-quality, durable output that makes every print worth framing."

The KODAK PROFESSIONAL 1400 Digital Photo Printer’s features include:

  • 90 seconds per print

  • Gloss and matte finish output available for professional portrait applications

  • 50-sheet paper capacity in / out

  • Accepts A4, 8.5 x 14 and 8.5 x 12 paper sizes (full size A4 30 x 20 cm)

  • Maximum Image size—8.27 x 12

  • USB 2.0 interfaces

  • APPLE and WINDOWS printer drivers

The printer—part of the venerable family of KODAK PROFESSIONAL thermal printers that includes the ML-500, 8500 and 6800 printers—comes with a one-year warranty.

The KODAK PROFESSIONAL 1400 Digital Photo Printer carries a suggested U.S. list price of . It will be available in October from authorized dealers of KODAK PROFESSIONAL Thermal Printer products.

About Eastman Kodak Company and infoimaging

Kodak is the leader in helping people take, share, print and view images—for memories, for information, for entertainment. The company is a major participant in infoimaging, a billion industry composed of devices (digital cameras and flat-panel displays), infrastructure (online networks and delivery systems for images) and services & media (software, film and paper enabling people to access, analyze and print images). With sales of .3 billion in 2003, the company comprises several businesses: Health, supplying the healthcare industry with traditional and digital image capture and output products and services; Commercial Printing, offering on-demand color printing and networking publishing systems; Commercial Imaging, offering image capture, output and storage products and services to businesses and government; Display & Components, which designs and manufactures state-of-the-art organic light-emitting diode displays as well as other specialty materials, and delivers optics and imaging sensors to original equipment manufacturers; and Digital & Film Imaging Systems, providing consumers, professionals and cinematographers with digital and traditional products and services.

Kodak is a trademark of Eastman Kodak Company.







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