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  • Up to 35 pages per minute in A4, up to 17 pages per minute in A3
  • Duplex unit for double-sided printing as standard
  • Up to 6 paper trays for superior flexibility and support for up to 1,350 sheets
  • PowerPC 440 / 600 MHz, 128 MB–1,152 MB RAM, optional hard disk
  • USB, parallel and network connectivity as standard
  • High security with SSL encryption
  • Direct PDF Print from USB Flash memory device
  • Exceptionally low printing costs in its class

The FS-6970DN is the ideal solution for workgroups that require a wide variety of output sizes up to A3. The fast and compact printer offers an expandable paper capacity of up to 6 paper trays for flexible paper handling. Uniquely, it combines comprehensive security features and ECOSYS Long-life Technology for an exceptionally low cost per page.

Technical Specifications

Technology  Kyocera ECOSYS Laser
Engine speed  Up to 35/17 pages per minute in A4/A3
Resolution  1,200 dpi
Duty Cycle  Max. 150,000 pages per month
Max. average 20,000 pages per month (average 5,000 pages per month)
Warm-up time  Approx. 15 seconds or less from power on
Time to first page  Approx. 9 seconds or less
Dimensions (W x D x H) Main unit: 469 mm x 395 mm x 285 mm
Weight  Main unit: Approx. 19.5 kg
Power Source  AC 220 ~ 240 V, 50/60 Hz
Power Consumption  Printing: 51 dB(A)
Stand-by: 29 dB(A)
Power-Saving (ECOpower): Immeasurably low
Noise (ISO 7779 / ISO 9296) Printing: 54 dB(A)
Stand-by: 30 dB(A)
Certification  GS, TUV, CE
This unit is manufactured according to ISO 9001 quality standard and ISO 14001 environmental standard.
Paper handling
Input capacity  100-sheet multi-purpose tray; 60-220 g/m2; A3, B4, A4-R, A4, A5, A6-R, B5, Letter, Letter-R, Legal, Ledger, Custom (70 x 148 mm to 297 x 450 mm)
250-sheet universal paper cassette, 60-120 g/m2; A3, B4, A4-R, A4, A5, B5, Letter, Letter-R, Legal, Ledger, Custom (140 x 148 mm to 297 x 432 mm)
Max. input capacity incl. options: 1,350 sheets
Duplex unit Duplex as standard supports A3-A5-R, 60-120 g/m2
Output capacity  250 sheets face-down with paper full sensor and optional
250 sheets face-up with PT-430
  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.
Standard interface High-speed bi-directional parallel (IEEE 1284), USB 2.0 (Hi-Speed), USB Host Interface dedicated for USB Flash Memory device, Fast Ethernet 10Base-T/100Base-TX,
Slot for optional internal print server or hard disc
Slot for optional CompactFlash Card
Processor  PowerPC 440/600 MHz
Memory  Standard 128 MB, max. 1,152 MB
Emulation  PCL6/PCL5c incl. PJL, KPDL 3 (PostScript 3 compatible), KC-GL (HP-7550A), PDF Direct Print, Line Printer, IBM Proprinter X24E, Epson LQ-850, Diablo 630
Controller language Prescribe IIe
Operating systems All current Windows operating systems,
Mac OS X Version 10.2 or higher,
UNIX, LINUX as well as other operating systems on request
Fonts/Barcodes 93 scalable fonts for PCL/PostScript*, 8 fonts for Windows Vista*, 1 Bitmap font, 45 barcodes (e.g. EAN8, EAN13, EAN128) with automatic generation of checksums as well as support of two-dimensional barcodes PDF-417 under PRESCRIBE (PCL and other barcodes available as an option)
Warranty  One (1) year warranty on parts
Two (2) years warranty on drum or 100,000 pages whichever comes first

Options and Consumables

Paper handling

PF-430 Paper feeder (max. 4 units)

Max. 250 sheets; 60�120 g/m2; A3, B4, A4-R, A4, A5, B5, Letter, Letter-R, Legal, Ledger, Custom (140 x 210 mm to 297 x 432 mm)
PT-430 Bulk Paper tray 250 sheets face-up output tray
Memory upgrade MDDR2-128: 128 MB; MDDR2-256: 256 MB;
MDDR2-512: 512 MB, MDDR2-1024: 1,024 MB
CompactFlash-Card 1 slot (up to 4 GB) for printing forms, fonts, logos, macro storage
USB Flash Memory Supports PDF direct printing via USB Host Interface
HD-5a Hard disk 40 GB for easy document management
Optional interface
PS159 Wireless LAN (802.11b/g)
PS1109 Gigabit Ethernet 10BaseT / 100BaseTX / 1000BaseT (RJ-45)
PS129 Fibre Optic 100BaseSX (SC)
PS1129 Gigabit Fibre Optic 1000BaseSX (SC)
TK-454 Toner-kit Microfine toner for 15,000 pages in accordance with ISO/IEC 19752
  * Capacity of starter toner is 7,500 pages in accordance with ISO/IEC 19752