With a throughput speed of 18 A4 pages per minute, the DC 2018 produces copies and printouts at a resolution of 1,200 dpi.
The unit can furthermore be used to scan b/w as well as colour sources. At the press of a button, these can be transferred directly as e-mail attachments.
A 33.6 kbps modem is available as an add-on option, which can be used to transfer JBIG-compressed files in less than three seconds. This faxing function is planned to be available as of April 2005.
Depending on your requirements, the DC 2018?s 96 MB RAM can be transferred to the copying, printing and scanning functions. The RAM can optionally be expanded up to 320 MB for the simultaneous use of all of the unit?s functions. With the expanded RAM, up to 250 copied pages can be stored and processed.
The DC 2018 features parallel and USB 2.0 ports as well as a Fast Ethernet network card. The multifunction system provides a range of user-friendly functions, such as ?Scan Once ? Copy Many?, electronic sorting and job manager. The standard paper capacity is 300 pages, which can optionally be expanded up to 550 pages.