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Konica Minolta Printer Recalled Due to Fire Hazard

Konica Minolta printers, manufactured in China for Konica Minolta Business Solutions USA Inc. of Ramsey, NJ, and sold at Konica Minolta dealers and various resellers from June 2010 through March 2011. This recall involves four desktop models of laser color printers: Magicolor 4750DN, Magicolor 3730DN, Bizhub C35 and Bizhub C35P. Model numbers are located on the plate attached to the side of the printer as well as the bottom of the front door. The printers are dark and light gray in color and have “Konica Minolta” printed on the top of the front door.

The firm is aware of two reports of the printers overheating. No injuries have been reported.  They were sold at various value-added resellers, direct retail sales and authorized Konica Minolta dealers from June 2010 through March 2011 for between $900 and $3,500.

  • WHY: The printers can short-circuit and overheat during use, posing a fire hazard.
  • INCIDENTS: The firm is aware of two reports of the printers overheating. No injuries reported.
  • HOW MANY: About 8,430.
  • FOR MORE: Call 800-825-5664 or visit http://www.kmbs.konicaminolta.us/

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