Sony Announces New Home-use Digital Color Printer
Equipped with a 3.5-inch FDD for printing pictures taken by Digital Mavica
Tokyo, Japan- Sony Corporation today announced plans to launch a new digital color printer, called the Mavica Printer [FVP-1], that is equipped with a 3.5-inch FDD (Floppy Disk Drive). This printer allows users to print pictures taken by Sony's Digital Mavica digital still camera and stored on a 3.5-inch floppy disk. The printer will be released on the Japanese market this November.
The Mavica Printer offers high quality printing at 1,410,000 pixels (306 dpi X 306 dpi), and it incorporates a 3.5-inch FDD as well as video input / S video input terminals. In addition to Sony's Digital Mavica, the printer can be used with video cameras and VCRs to create a wide variety of original pictures, postcards or greeting cards.
Main Features of FVP-1
Sony Corporation is a leading manufacturer of audio, video, communications and information technology products for the consumer and professional markets. Its music, pictures and computer entertainment operations make Sony one of the most comprehensive entertainment companies in the world. Sony recorded consolidated annual sales of over $51 billion for the fiscal year ended March 31, 1998, and it employs 173,000 people worldwide.