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New imagePRESS C10000VP series offers a competitive edge

The imagePRESS C10000VP will be on display at PacPrint

Canon Australia’s latest imagePRESS C10000VP series has already found favour with a number of machines installed nationally and other prospective customers in the pipeline who are seeking a solution withoutstanding output quality and colour consistency, designed to support a wide range of media types and weights.

The imagePRESS C10000VP series features proven technologies from the successful imagePRESS product line-up and adding new technologies, delivers vibrant, stable output, maintains high productivity and smoothly integrates into existing workflows for franchise, in-plants, quick printers, transaction and direct mail service providers alike.

Able to provide output with fast turnaround times, the imagePRESS C10000VP series helps busy production printers meet critical deadlines, which is essential to success for a printer. Incorporating dual fixing technology to maintain high productivity, even on long runs jobs, the imagePRESS delivers high-quality output with a robust print speed of up to 100 images-per-minute (ipm) for the imagePRESS C10000VP and 80 ipm for the imagePRESS C8000VP.

For heavy duty environments, the imagePRESS C10000VP can support a monthly duty cycle of up to 1.8 million prints. Additionally, the series offers easily replaceable operator maintenance parts and an extended lifetime of key parts, helping to increase uptime and reduce the number of service calls needed.

The imagePRESS C10000VP series includes features to enhance output quality:

  • The combination of the new CV toner and advanced Intermediate Transfer Belt (ITB), allows for smooth image transfer and enables the imagePRESS to consistently deliver colour-rich prints on a wide variety of media even with textured surface;

  • The imagePRESS’ R-VCSEL laser scanner unit creates crisper, more precise images, with up to 2400dpi x 2400dpi print resolution; and

  • The real time automatic calibration Multi D.A.T (Multi Density Adjustment Technology) and in-line spectroscopic sensor automatically correct for disparities in gradation and provide more accurate feedback to the engine for consistent colour reproduction.

Flexible application

The imagePRESS C10000VP series can run media of up to 350gsm, with outstanding output quality, even on textured or specialty stock. The series’ new air knife enables the engine to run thinly coated media as light as 70gsm suited for applications such as direct mail.

The new series supports all in-line finishing available for the imagePRESS C7011VP series incorporating a new paper folding unit and professional puncher, which can support broader range of media sizes and weights than previous models. Additionally, a new creasing capability provides high quality appearance on half folded leaflets and saddle stitched booklets.

Streamlining workflow

The series offers users a selection of digital front end options, including PRISMAsync and imagePRESS Server powered by EFI Fiery. The latest versions of the platforms allow the system to integrate seamlessly into any type of workflow or environment. The Fiery imagePRESS Server delivers substantial gains in efficiency such as more accurate colour reproduction. The Fiery imagePRESS server also includes notable improvements in ease of use and fleet integration, with Fiery JDF helping commercial and digital printers reduce costs and improve service.

Canon’s PRISMAsync controller streamlines production by making document and transaction print operations more intuitive. Operators can conveniently manage and run jobs of multiple presses easily from one location with the unique Job Scheduler and Remote Manager features. PRISMAsync incorporates an in-RIP G7 calibration method which allows near neutral print condition to be achieved more easily. Also, Oce DPlink  easily allows for seamless integration into Xerox FreeFlow MakeReady environments.

Canon Australia senior manager - product marketing Peter Britliff said: “Integrating industry proven imagePRESS features with new exciting technologies, the imagePRESS C10000VP/C8000VP provides print service providers with the necessary competitive edge for today’s business.”

Prospective customers will be invited for face-to-face demonstrations in Canon’s Mac Park Sydney Showroom. The machine will also be on display at PacPrint in Melbourne.

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