Kyocera TASKalfa 221

The new TASKalfa 221 is a highly flexible multifunctional device for all documents up to A3. Fast warm-up and print and copy speeds of up to 22 pages/min. in A4 speak for themselves. And while the optional duplex unit saves resources, the additional paper cassettes ensure that even larger jobs can be handled easy. Together with its very compact design and user friendly operation, it is the right choice for any busy team.

  • Up to 22 pages A4 and 10 pages A3 per minute
  • Time to first copy: 5.7 seconds or less
  • Standard network print function
  • Optional duplex unit for cost-saving double-sided printing
  • 50-sheet duplex document processor for effortless copying, scanning and faxing
  • 600 dpi laser technology for crisp text and realistic photos
  • 700-sheet paper capacity standard, upgradable to 1,300 sheets
  • Long-life components for exceptional efficiency and reliability
Manufacturer: Kyocera Model: TASKalfa221 Max Paper Size: A3 Categories: , Brochure: View The Product Leaflet
Multifunctional (MFP)

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Full Specification

General Type

Monochrome multifunctional for A3


KYOCERA Laser, Mono component

Engine Speed

Up to 22/10 pages per minute A4/A3


600 x 600 dpi, 256 greyscales

Warm Up Time

17.2 seconds or less from power on

Time To First Copy

Approx. 5.7 seconds

Dimensions (W X D X H)

Main unit: 568 x 594 x 607 mm


Main unit incl. toner: Approx. 40 kg

Power Consumption

Printing: 450 W, Stand-by: 63 W, Sleep-mode: 6.2 W

Power Source

AC 220 ~ 240 V, 50/60 Hz

Noise (ISO 7779 / ISO 9296)

Printing: 66.7 dB(A), Stand-by: 40 dB(A)

Safety Standards

TÜV/GS, CE – This product is manufactured according to ISO 9001 quality standard and ISO 14001 environmental standard.

Paper Handling
Input Capacity

2 x 300 sheet universal paper cassette 64–105 g/m², A3, A4, A5, Ledger, Letter, Legal, Folio; 100-sheet multi-purpose tray, 45–160 g/m², A3, A4, A5, A6, Ledger, Letter, Legal, Folio, Custom (98 x 148 mm to 297 x 732 mm)

Max. Input Capacity With Options

1,300 sheets A4

Output Capacity

250 sheets face-down

Further Information

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


Power PC 440/500 MHz


PCL 6, Postscript® 3™ ( KPDL3), DIABLO630, IBM Proprinter X24, EPSON LQ 850, Lineprinter, PDF Direct print, Automatic Emulation Switching

Applicable OS (Print)

All current Windows operating systems, Mac OS X Version 10.2 or higher, UNIX, LINUX as well as other operating systems on request

Controller Language



80 outline fonts (PCL), 136 outline fonts(KPDL 3), 1 bitmap fonts, 45 types of one-dimensional barcodes, plus two-dimensional barcode PDF -417


10/100 Base-TX

Integrated Accounting

100 department codes


Standard 4 MB Bitmap (max. 8 MB), Standard 4 MB Image (max. 32 MB)

Max. Original Size



ITU-T Super G3

Modem Speed

Max. 33.6 kbps

Transmission Speed

3 seconds or less (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 (with optional memory), Halftone

Compression Method


Fax Features

Network faxing, Rotate transmission, Duplex fax reception, Confidential, Relay and bulletin board transmission and reception, N-up reception, Transmission and reception, Mailbox, Remote diagnostics

Digital Features

Energy save mode, Interrupt copy, Scan once print many, Electronic sort, Rotate sort, Rotate sort copy, Auto paper selection, 2in1 and 4in 1function, Split copy, Margin shift, Border erase, EcoCopy mode, Program Key Mode

Exposure Modes

Auto, Manual: 7 steps

Zoom Range

25 – 400 % in 1% steps

Continuous Copy

1 – 999

Memory Capacity

Standard 128 MB, max 1152 MB (1 additional slot for 128 MB)

Preset Magnification Ratios


File Type

PDF (high compressive/encrypted), TIFF

Original Recognition

Text, Photo, Text Photo, OCR

Max. Scan Size


Scan Functionalities

Scan-to-PC, Scan-to-email, Network TWAIN

Scan Resolution

600, 400, 300, 200, (256 greyscales)

Scan Speed

22 images per minute (600 dpi, A4)

Applicable OS (Scan)

Windows® 95, 98, Me, NT4.0, 2000, XP, Server 2003, Mac

Standard Interface

USB 2.0 (Hi-Speed), Fast Ethernet 10-Base-T/100Base-TX, KUIO-LV interface slot, Slot for optional CompactFlash®-Card

* Specification details may be incorrect. Please view the pdf brochure for accurate information.