Operational Ease and Efficiency
User-friendly multi-touch screen
Operation is simplified by a user-friendly 9-inch multi-touch screen with intuitive user interface. The same touch gestures used on mobile devices can be used on the touch screen to simplify operation. Tap to select, double tap to activate, flick to scroll or pinch to magnify. Up to 23 shortcut keys can be set in the main menu for quick and easy access to frequently used functions.
Whether users operate bizhub 658e/558e/458e from its intuitive touch screen or from a connected PC or mobile device installed with our software, the same intuitive user interface is shared to make operation a breeze.
The standard 1,150-sheet paper capacity can be increased to 3,650 sheets by adding the optional Paper feed cabinet. It can be further increased to 6,650 sheets by also adding the optional Large capacity unit. Higher capacities let users handle higher-volume workloads with less downtime for paper replenishment.
High-speed colour scanning
Colour hardcopies are scanned with precision and speed on standard Dual scan document feeder. Just place hardcopies in the feeder and press the Scan button to scan one-sided pages at 120 ipm (simplex) and two-sided pages at 240 ipm (duplex)*.
* When feeding A4 paper sideways (at 300 dpi resolution)
Scanned hardcopies can be saved as searchable PDFs*1 or editable files in the PowerPoint, Excel or Word format*2. The files are small with excellent image quality and can be saved in the internal HDD or mobile devices.
*1 Optional i-Option LK-105 V4 or LK-110 v2 is required.
*2 Editable Excel/Word formats require optional i-Option LK-110 v2.
Four optional finishers are available for post-processing tasks, including FS-537/FS-537SD multi-function finisher, which handles wide-ranging tasks such as stapling of up to 100 sheets. Optional finishers FS-537/FS-537SD, FS-536 and FS-536SD include booklet functions, folding functions and more. Optional inner finisher FS-533 handles stapling from within compact bizhub dimensions.
* FS-533 can only be installed in the bizhub 558e/458e
Connect with mobile devices
Enjoy a flexible mobile work style by using bizhub 658e/558e/458e together with iOS, Android and Windows 10 mobile devices. Users can take advantage of printing and other bizhub features through these favourite industry standard mobile technologies.
Convenient Mobile Touch Area
Bizhub 658e/558e/458e has a Mobile Touch Area on the operation panel with embedded NFC (Near Field Communication) technology. NFC (Near Field Communication) ensures smooth, quick connections through which you can .Pair Android mobile devices*1 with bizhub 658e series by simply holding them close to the Mobile Touch Area on the multi-touch screen. This can also be used to log in, print files, scan*2 documents and import scanned data. iOS devices can be paired using *3Bluetooth LE (BLE).
*1 Android OS 4.4 or higher and Konica Minolta Mobile Print must be installed.
*2 Initial setup required for logging in. Wireless LAN environment required for printing and scanning.
*3 Optional Device connection I/F kit EK-609 is required.
Wi-Fi Direct allows computers and mobile devices in your office to wirelessly connect with bizhub 658e/558e/458e. This creates a fully independent network that supports BYOD (bring your own device) without additional investment. If your office already uses a wireless corporate LAN, bizhub 658e/558e/458e can easily connect with it to offer advantages to everyone in the office.
* Optional Upgrade kit UK-215 is required.
bizhub Remote Access
The bizhub Remote Access app allows operation of bizhub 658e/558e/458e from Android devices and iPhone/iPad/iPod touch. Users can wirelessly operate bizhub hardware and software keys, enter data, import scanned data, send data from bizhub 658e/558e/458e using the mobile device’s address book and more.
Connect instantly without print drivers to industry standard mobile technologies.
Print from any compatible printer on your company’s wireless LAN using AirPrint, Apple’s standard printing system. It is compatible with iOS 4.2 and Mac OS 10.7 or later.
Mopria Print Service
This wireless printing technology provides a universal print driver for printing from devices installed with Android 4.4 or later.
Google Cloud Print
Leading technology connects bizhub 658e/558e/458e with the web so users can print from anywhere outside the office regardless of OS, device or application.
Note: Google Cloud Print Setup and Google account registration are required.
Konica Minolta Print Service
This application enables printing directly from devices running Android 4.4 or later through your company’s wireless LAN.
Konica Minolta Mobile Print
Connect mobile devices with bizhub 658e/558e/458e via Wi-Fi to print documents and images as well as import scanned data.
Smooth and efficient authentication by means of password, IC card and biometric (finger vein) options are supported. In addition to regular authentication via server, server-free authentication can also be performed directly on the main unit with detailed control of access to each function, including copying, printing, scanning and faxing. These features complement your company’s existing security measures to protect important data and hardcopy resources, prevent unauthorised bizhub access and strengthen risk management.
IC card authentication
Authentication is possible with various types of IC card. First command bizhub 658e/558e/458e to print from a PC or mobile device. Then wave the ID card over a card reader on bizhub 658e/558e/458e to print. Authentication can also be performed with any Android device* equipped with an NFC antenna.
* Requires Android 4.4 or later that supports HCE (Host Card Emulation) or Konica Minolta Mobile Print.
Notes: Optional Authentication Unit AU-201S is required. Compliant non-contact IC cards include FeliCa (IDm), SSFC, FCF, FCF (campus), FeliCa Private and MIFARE (UID).
Biometric Finger-vein authentication
Finger vein biometric authentication is easy to implement and makes forged access virtually impossible. After commanding bizhub 658e/558e/458e to print from a PC or mobile device, the authorised user just scans his or her finger at bizhub 658e/558e/458e to print.
Note: Optional Biometric authentication unit AU-102 and Working table WT-506 are required.
TPM (Trusted Platform Module)*
Confidential information such as certificates and passwords can be securely managed in bizhub 658e/558e/458e. Just activate the TPM function to encrypt the information and save it in a dedicated storage area in the TPM security chip. This prevents unauthorised reading from external devices.
* Optional i-Option LK-115 v2 is required.
This feature ensures that all data saved on the main HDD is always saved on a backup HDD as well. If the main HDD fails, bizhub 658e/558e/458e automatically switches to the backup HDD to prevent operational downtime and data loss.
* Optional HDD Mirroring kit HD-524 is required.
PDF Password Protection*
When saving scanned data as a PDF file, the data can be encrypted to prevent opening of the file unless the user inputs the correct password. The user can also encrypt the PDF with his or her digital certificate, create a PDF/A-based PDF file* and add file properties.
* Optional i-Option LK-102 v3 or LK-110 v2 is required.
Compliance with industry standards*
This model meets IEEE 2600.1 international protection profile standards, ensuring a high level of document security. All security features have been independently evaluated and certified ISO 15408 EAL3 compliant.
Emperon Printing System
Emperon print controller provides network printing functions through standardised printer drivers for PCL and Adobe®PostScript® 3 emulation. Diverse settings allow fine image adjustment such as for glossy mode and edge enhancement. Emperon controller is fully compatible with Windows, Mac, Linux, Unix, Citrix, SAP and other operating systems and printing environments.
It’s easy to copy multiple pages on a single sheet of paper to reduce paper costs and facilitate viewing of related pages. Users can copy up to 8 pages on a single side of paper when scanning a paper document and up to 16 pages when printing from a file.
Create appealing promotional materials in-house on bizhub 658e/558e/458e through the banner print feature that enables you to print on long paper (up to 1,200 m) from by pass tray
* Requires Optional Banner paper setting guide MK-730.
The USB port allows transferring of files to and from bizhub 658e/558e/458e via flash drive. Once a file is stored in bizhub 658e/558e/458e, it can be used to output documents or transferred to other devices.
Notes: Compatible with PDF, Compact PDF, JPEG, TIFF, XPS, Compact XPS, OOXML (docx, xlsx, pptx) files. Some USB flash drives may not be compatible. Print output may differ from what appears on the PC screen.
This feature makes it easy to print the front and back of an ID card on the top and bottom of a single page. For extra easy access, place an ID Copy shortcut button on the top screen.
Automatic Paper Size Measurement
Automatic paper size measurement can automatically measure the size of non-standard sized paper placed on the glass platen. It can also register the size in memory if desired. These features make it easy for anyone to handle non-standard paper sizes without making measuring mistakes or input errors.
Trays 1 and 2 of the standard cassette can feed non-standard size paper, which makes loading paper very easy when you need to bulk-print on non-standard size paper.
Minimal Environmental Impact
Low Power Consumption
bizhub 658e/558e/458e minimises energy use during normal operation. It easily clears the latest Energy Star Program TEC standards and reduces both CO2 emissions and TCO.
bizhub 658e/558e/458e automatically switches to sleep mode after a user-defined period of inactivity. This mode reduces power consumption to a mere 0.5W by cutting off power to the CPU. When users want to use bizhub 658e/558e/458e again, it switches back to full power in seconds.
Approximately 64% of the outer surfaces and 30% of the weight of resin parts on bizhub 658e/558e/458e consist of recycled materials. This includes PC/PET developed by Konica Minolta using advanced chemical processing technology. 70% of PC/PET on surfaces within the unit is PCR (post-consumer recycled).