Xerox India showcased a wide range of high-powered digital presses – Xerox Versant 2100 Digital Press with an Offset-like matte finish, Xerox Color C70 with OHCF and Embedded Fiery, Xerox Versant 80 with Embedded Fiery and Xerox Color Press 1000i with Metallic Gold and Silver options, Xerox Wide Format 6705, at the eighth edition of PrintExpo 2016 in Chennai.
Commenting at the event, Mr. Balaji Rajagopalan, Executive Director, Technology, Channels & International Relations said, “We demonstrated an array of our key digital equipments at the PrintExpo this year – complete with demo runs and presentations. We also displayed booklets and other samples that brought out the unique and quality colour printing and efficient production aspects of these machines. PrintExpo has served us as a great platform in the region, to showcase our fleet of devices, which echoes the technology innovation that Xerox is recognized for. We have been associated with PrintExpo since its inception eight years ago!”
“This also gave us the opportunity to reinforce our focus on the southern market in India wherein we have witnessed significant growth in segments like photo-printing, book publishing etc. This further encouraged us to constantly innovate and introduce new technologies. This region continues to contribute over 33% to Xerox India business,” he further added.
Key features of the products showcased:
Color Press 1000i prints at 100ppm on stocks from 55 – 350 gsm with specialty stocks and specialty metallic gold and silver dry inks running at rated speeds. Printers can migrate metallic jobs from offset/foil stamping to digital for applications like invitations, certificates, business cards, photo applications, posters, direct mail campaigns, specialty applications, Brand managed colour applications. Multi-pass printing with clear ink adds an extra dimensional feel. It gives vibrant colour and high definition resolution using 2400 x 2400 dpi VCSEL ROS and EA ECO Dry Ink technologies.
Xerox Color C70 is capable of Print/Copy/Scan- 60/70ppm/A4 colour and 65/75ppm/A4 black and white. With low melt toner & flexible paper path, users can run synthetics, vinyls, window clings, carbonless paper, never-tear paper, transfer papers, magnets. Heat-efficient IH fuser does not require preheating, which helps reduce power consumption in standby mode by 44% compared to a resistance heating device. Moreover, the power consumption of the scanner using LED lighting is 1/3rd of traditional scanners using fluorescent lamps. The single pass scanner scans up to 200 images per minute.
Versant 80 can Print/Copy/Scan-80 ppm/A4 and give ultra HD resolution: 1200 x 1200 x 10-bit RIP rendering and 2400 x 2400 imaging resolution.
Versant 2100 Digital Press features new compact belt fuser which drives 100 ppm speeds (single-sided letter/A4) with support from 52-350 gsm and auto-perfecting. It automates colour control, creates image-to-media alignment profiles and delivers brand-managed colour in less time with less waste with an inline, integrated Full Width Array. It produces smooth sweeps and gradients, sharp images, graphics and text with the new Ultra HD Resolution – an industry first. Applications are rendered at 1200 x 1200 dpi at up to 10 bits – that’s 300 percent more pixels and colour precision rendered than the 600 x 600 dpi standard. It offers three controller options – the Xerox EX and EX-P 2100 Print Server, Powered by Fiery, and the Xerox FreeFlow Print Server, so users can tailor the press to their production needs. Supported media include linen, polyester, vinyl magnet and specialty stocks.
Xerox Wide Format 6705 is 3 pages/min (A0) Full Colour Scanner – high speed, with best IQ colour scanning, supporting digitization of large-format colour originals. It has the ability to print long original prints of up to 25m and supports continuous copy / print of up to 99 sheets. 2 rolls and manual paper feeds are standard along with top security features.
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