Canon Solutions America (Melville, NY) has added MS Impres hybrid dye sublimation printers for soft signage to its expanding portfolio. MS Impres soft-signage printers provide commercial printers and in-plants with “fast production speeds combined with industry-leading colour and image quality” for POP advertising, backlit signage, flags and banners, and exhibit and stadium graphics. The hybrid design of the MS Impres allows the option to print solely transfer printing or a combination of transfer and direct-to-fabric printing. The MS Impres 4180 prints up to 64″ wide with four Kyocera 300-dpi printheads in a 4-colour ink configuration at speeds up to 3,120 sq.ft./hr. The MS Impres 4180 EVO expands the capabilities of the 4180 with eight 600-dpi printheads and higher print speeds up to 3,354 sq.ft./hr. For wider printing applications, the MS Impres 4320 model handles media up to 126” in width and operates with four Kyocera 300-dpi printheads running at print speeds up to 4,632 sq.ft./hr. The MS Impres 4320 EVO includes eight 600-dpi printheads and has print speeds up to 4,952 sq.ft./hr.
Additional features of MS Impres printers include:
- The Qwizard digital front end, which features a built-in touch-screen control panel for managing the job queue directly from the printer, combined with the Caldera GrandRIP+ software.
- High-quality, cost-efficient Dybrid™ hybrid inks and Dysubli™ transfer inks with a wide color gamut and exceptional print results.
- Large 10-liter ink tanks to maximize printer uptime for unattended printer operation.
- Stable media positioning with an advanced print vacuum plate.
- Bulk media handing of media rolls up to 19.7″ in diameter.
“At Canon Solutions America, we are committed to delivering complete end-to-end solutions that help maximize productivity, efficiency and quality for our customers, as well as help them to create new opportunities to expand into new markets and offerings,” said Peter Kowalczuk, President of Canon Solutions America. “We are excited to offer the MS Impres printers to expand our lineup of dye sublimation printing solutions for soft signage and textile printing applications.”