In partnership with Screen USA, a supplier of systems and components for the graphic arts industry, Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A. will market the Truepress Jet520 Series of continuous-feed, single-pass inkjet printers in the U.S.
The high-end Truepress Jet520 Series is a full color variable printing system that combines Dainippon Screen’s high-quality prepress technology with the latest color inkjet technology. The high-speed printers include capability to print different images and text on each page and the Series features a roll-fed paper transport system that enables high-volume printing up to 722 feet per minute.
The Truepress Jet520 Series includes the Truepress Jet520, Truepress Jet520EX Monochrome System, the Truepress Jet520EX Color System and the Truepress Jet520ZZ.
The Screen Truepress Jet520 is a high-speed color inkjet that allows businesses to customize high-quality one-to-one marketing materials. The device resolution is 720×720 dpi imaging. The Jet520 also features: Piezo Drop on Demand color inkjet heads that enable fine control of ink drops to generate smooth gradations, water-based pigment inks that are water and light resistant and support a wide range of paper grades and the flexibility to switch between printing full-web, single-sided and half-web duplex.
The Screen Truepress Jet520EX is a high-speed inkjet printing system developed for use in monochrome printing on-demand. It includes a web-fed transport system that enables printing of up to 420 feet per minute and a quality control scanner to ensure consistent output.
The entry level Screen Truepress Jet520EX Color, a full-color system, was designed for versatility and works for a wide variety of applications. The device reports lower running costs in terms of consumables than toner-based Print On Demand (POD) equipment and, reportedly, can easily and effectively process extremely small-lot color jobs in a timely manner at a low cost.
Finally, the Screen Truepress Jet520ZZ is a top tier POD device. It supports high-speed 722 feet per minute output, which is equivalent to over 1,500 letter-sized pages per minute. The full-color variable printing press features Pantone Plus and Pantone Goe from the Pantone library.