Ricoh USA, Inc. unveiled two new wide-format latex printers that provide the reliability and segment-leading print speeds needed to meet modern demands for fast turns. The roll-to-roll latex printers, RICOH Pro L5130/L5160 were also showcased at SGIA EXPO held in October.
The RICOH Pro L5130/L5160 can print up to 473.6sqft/hr with curing technology. It is output ready for finishing as soon as it comes off the printer. The feature such as automated maintenance and durable design facilitates increased productivity and to produce a broad range of output.
The L5130/L5160 series’ speed, reliability and media versatility make it an excellent choice for today’s print providers. In addition to speeds of up to 473.6sqft/hr in outdoor standard mode and 270sqft/hr in indoor standard mode, the series produces applications up to 1,200 x 1,200 dpi with high reliability due to the devices’ industrial-grade Ricoh printheads. With CMYK and CMYK plus white options available, high ink opacity and adhesion enable the production of crisp, clear prints for a variety of applications on substrates that range from wall coverings to window graphics to backlit day/night signage.
Substrate flexibility is built into the L5130/L5160 series, with support for 2- and 3-inch roll cores up to 122 pounds and media up to 64 inches wide. Also ensures prints are ready for immediate finishing, a three-way intelligent heater helps prevent melting or warping of thinner substrates.
Furthermore increasing reliability, the L5130/5160 series makes maintenance easy. One-touch automated daily maintenance cleans and purges printheads to help keep the device in top working order. Automated nozzle drop detection helps ensure consistent image quality, reliability and continuous production. Users can monitor the device and job status by remotely logging into the Web Image Monitor or checking the attention light on the device, further aiding uptime and responsiveness. A 90-degree-tiltable, 4.3-inch touch screen also offers an easy user interface for monitoring and management.