Multifunction Fax Solution Offers Maximum Convenience For Small and Mid-Sized Office Environments

IRVINE , California   ( Feb 24, 2005 ) :

Toshiba America Business Solutions, Inc. (TABS) today introduced the Toshiba e-STUDIO™170F, the latest addition to the company's digital laser fax line. A multifunction, plain paper fax unit featuring standard PC printing, PC scanning and optional PC faxing, it is ideal for small to medium sized workgroups and small offices. Producing a quick three-second-page transmission speed and a print speed of 17 pages-per-minute (PPM) with a small footprint, the e-STUDIO170F is as fast as it is compact.

"The e-STUDIO170F's multifunction capabilities, increased memory, and faster printing speed are a testament to the advances TABS makes with each new offering," said Steve Rhorer, director, Product Marketing for TABS. "Toshiba strives to offer office products that heighten productivity and provide maximum convenience within the workplace."

The e-STUDIO170F features a Super G3, 33.6 Kbps modem and 7 MB of memory, and offers timesaving dialing features including 38 programmable one-touch keys, automatic redial and 188-location auto-dialer.

Standard Multifunction Features

Toshiba's e-STUDIO170F offers a host of standard multifunction features such as 600 dpi Windows printing, convenience copying and scanning. Equipped to handle letter or legal size paper via its built-in 250-sheet cassette, the e-STUDIO170F comes standard with easy to use Toshiba Viewer software that allows for PC TWAIN scanning and device setup. The new e-STUDIO170F ships with a free 1,600-page yield starter toner cartridge that can be replaced with a 6,000-yield cartridge, and features a separate drum and toner component system to ensure full drum life is achieved.

The e-STUDIO170F is available through Toshiba's nationwide network of dealers for the suggested list price of $ 1,499 (USD).

About Toshiba America Business Solutions

Toshiba America Business Solutions, Inc. (TABS) manages product planning, marketing, sales, service support and distribution of copiers, facsimiles, multifunction printing products, network controllers and toner products throughout the United States, Latin America and the Caribbean. Headquartered in Irvine, Calif., TABS has four divisions: the Electronic Imaging Division, Toner Products Division and Document Solutions Engineering Division; and Toshiba Business Solutions (TBS), which operates a national network of wholly owned subsidiaries.

Named the most favored manufacturer in seven of the past eight years by the Business Technology Association (BTA), Toshiba's entire product line, customer support and marketing distribution policies are markers for the industry. Among the many other awards garnered in recent years, Toshiba was named the "Copier Manufacturer of the Year" by the Marketing Research Consultants (MRC) in 2004, 2002, 2001, 1998 and 1997, was named to the CIO 100 for being one of the top 100 "agile" companies in the world in 2004, and received the CIO Web Business award for its leading edge intranet site in 2000, 1999 and 1998.

TABS is an independent operating company of Toshiba Corporation, the seventh largest electronics/electrical equipment company and the world's 62nd largest company in terms of sales. Ranked by Fortune magazine as the 8th Most Admired Electronics Company in America and 9th Most Admired Electronics Company in the World, Toshiba Corporation is a world leader in high technology products with more than 300 major subsidiaries and affiliates worldwide. Fiscal year revenue in 2003 was approximately $53 billion.

For more information on Toshiba copier, facsimile, multifunction printing products, network controllers or toner products, or for a dealer in your area, call 1 800 GO TOSHIBA or visit the TABS Web site at