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March 28, 1988


By CBR Staff Writer

Japanese trading giant Mitsui & Co has gone to Fuji Xerox Corp for an engine for a price-busting oriental langauge laser printer: the local price is around the $4,000 mark because the character generators have to be so large, but by going for a super-cheap engine based on copier technology and a few other cost-cutting measurs, Mitsui has got the price down to below $2,000 – suggesting that a dramatic cut in prices could be achieved with a version for the simple Roman alphabet.

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