Kyocera TASKalfa 5550ci

The new TASKalfa 5550ci combines high productivity by combining high speed and high capacity document processing. Advanced KYOCERA technology delivers reliable, fast, duplex print processing and finishing, matched to a range of paper-handling options to suit your individual needs. Together with a wide range of digital functionalities, this colour multifunctional device opens up vast potential for the optimisation and productivity of your office workflow.

  • Up to 50 pages per minute A4 in colour and 55 pages per minute A4 in monochrome
  • Advanced colour technology for excellent quality
  • Standard 2 GB RAM 320 GB HDD memory storage
  • Wide range of media up to 300gsm, over-sized A3 and and 1.2m banner printing
  • Max. 8 media types of paper handling, and finishing options with booklet and tri-folding
  • Optional high-speed and large capacity one-path duplex scanning
  • Optional EFI Fiery controller and colour management (launch timing TBA)
  • Long-life components provide unprecedented efficiency and reliability
Manufacturer: Kyocera Model: TASKalfa5550ci Max Paper Size: A3 Categories: , Brochure: View The Product Leaflet
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Full Specification



General type

Colour multifunctional for A3 format

Machine Type

Multifunctional Photocopier


KYOCERA, Laser Colour, HyPAS™ solution platform

Paper Size


Engine speed

Up to 50/25 pages per minute A4/A3 in colour, 55/27 pages per minute A4/A3 in b/w




600×600 dpi; Multi-bit technology for print quality of 9,600 dpi equivalent x 600 dpi

Warm-up time

Approx. 30 seconds or less

Time to first copy

Approx. 4.4 seconds or less in b/w; approx. 5.7 seconds or less in colour

Dimensions (W x D x H)

Main unit: 668 x 767 x 747 mm


Main unit: Approx. 114 kg

Power consumption

Printing: 1230 W (in colour), Printing: 1040 W (in b/w), Stand-by: 200 W, Sleep-mode: 21 W

Power source

AC 220 V – 240 V, 50/60 Hz

Noise (ISO 7779 / ISO 9296)

Printing: 74 dB(A) in colour, 75 dB(A) in b/w; Stand-by: 58 dB(A)

Safety standards

GS, TÜV, CE – This unit is manufactured according to ISO 9001 quality standard and ISO 14001 environmental standard. RoHS compatibility

General memory

2048 MB RAM 320 GB HDD

Input capacity

150-sheet multi-purpose tray, 60–300 g/m², A6R-304.8 x 457.2 mm, Banner max. 304.8 x 1,219.2 mm; 2 x 500-sheet universal paper cassette, 60-256 g/m², A5R-304.8 x 457.2 mm

Max. input capacity with options

7,650 sheets A4

Output capacity

250 sheets face-down, max. output capacity 320 sheets

Further information

All paper capacities quoted are based on paper thickness of max. 0.11 mm. Please use paper recommended by KYOCERA under normal environmental conditions.

Duplex unit

Duplex as standard supports A5R-304.8 x 457.2 mm, 60–256 g/m²

Paper size

60–300 g/m², A6R-304.8 x 457.2 mm, Banner max. 304.8 x 1,219.2 mm;


IBM PowerPC 750GL/750 MHz


PCL 6 (PCL5c / PCL-XL), KPDL3 (Postscript 3 compatible), XPS Direct print, PDF Direct print

Applicable OS (Print)

All current Windows operating systems, Mac OS X Version 10.4 or higher, UNIX, LINUX, as well as other operating systems on request.

Controller language



93 outline fonts (PCL6), 8 fonts (Windows Vista), 136 fonts (KPDL3), 45 types of one-dimensional barcodes plus two-dimensional barcode (PDF -417)


Encrypted PDF Direct Print, IPP printing, e-mail printing, WSD print, secure printing via SSL, IPSec, SNMv3, quick copy, proof and hold, private print, job storage and job management functionality


Standard 12 MB, max. 120 MB

Max. original size



ITU-T Super G3

Modem speed

Max. 33.6 kbps

Transmission speed

Max. 3 seconds (JBIG)

Scanning density

Normal: 8 dot/mm x 3.85 line/mm, Fine: 8 dot/mm x 7.7 line/mm, Superfine: 8 dot/mm x 15.4 line/mm, Ultrafine: 16 dot/mm x 15.4 line/mm, Halftone

Compression method


Fax features

Opt. Internet fax, Network faxing, Rotate transmission, Rotate reception, Duplex fax transmission and reception, Memory reception, Mailbox, Remote diagnostics, Dual fax with second fax system

Digital features

Scan-once-copy-many, Electronic sort, 2in1 and 4in1 function, Image repeat copy, Page numbering, Cover mode, Booklet copy, Interrupt copy, Form overlay, stamp function

Exposure modes

Auto, manual: 7 or 13 steps

Zoom range

25 – 400 % in 1 % steps

Continuous copy

1 – 999

Image adjustments

Text, Photo, Text Photo, Map

Preset magnification ratios

5 Reductions/5 Enlargements

File type

PDF (high compressive, encrypted, PDF/A), JPEG, TIFF , XPS

Original recognition

Text, Photo, Text Photo, OCR

Max. scan size


Scan functionalities

Scan-to-email, Scan-to-FTP, Network TWAIN, Scan-to-SMB, Scan-to-BOX, Scan-to-USB Host, WSD scan

Scan resolution

600 dpi, 400 dpi, 300 dpi, 200 dpi, 200×100 dpi, 200×400 dpi, (256 greyscales)

Scan speed

Colour 110 images per minute, b/w 140 image per minute, (A4, 300dpi with DP-771)

Standard interface

USB 2.0 (Hi-Speed), USB Host 2.0, Fast Ethernet 10BaseT/100BaseTX/1000BaseT, slot for optional print server, slot for optional CompactFlash-Card, slot for optional Fax System



Paper Handling

Paper Handling











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