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Inca Onset S20 UV flatbed printer debuts in North America at Print 09

Monday, September 14, 2009

Press release from the issuing company

The Inca Onset S20 appears publicly for the first time in North America at the Fujifilm Corporation booth 6919 during Print 09.  Inca Digital reports healthy orders for the new UV flatbed printer in Europe - along with a number of orders that were received for North America, even before the machine has its US debut.  In fact, the first machine in the U.S. has already been sold by Fujifilm Sericol to Concept Imaging in Miamisburg, Ohio.  The press was delivered in August and will be in commercial production in September.

The Inca Onset S20 delivers POP quality production at speeds up to 2690 sq.ft/hr (250 sq.m/hr) or 50 full bed sheets/hr (123.6 inches x 63 inches / 3.14m x 1.6m) on substrates up to 2 inches (50mm) thick.  Aimed at companies with high-volume production needs, the high-speed printer produces superb quality display graphics economically.

"The roll-out of the Inca Onset S20 has gone very well with healthy initial sales and there has been a steady stream of demos.  We continue taking Inca Onset S20 orders and are adjusting our production schedule to meet the strong demand," remarks Linda Bell, Inca Digital CEO.  "Along with its obvious speed, we have been very pleased with the Inca Onset S20's print quality, and the feedback from our customers says that quality has been exceptional."

The Inca Onset S20 features automation options, user replaceable printheads, expanded color gamut, white ink, and new gloss levels.  Inca-configured printheads on a full print width color bar deliver a 28-picolitre drop size, which, along with Inca's high standard for delivery of precision ink drop placement, produce excellent print quality.  Inca's know-how and capability with printhead electronics controls pulse width and voltage to printheads to exceptional levels of accuracy.

While the standard color set of the Inca Onset S20 is Fujifilm Sericol's Uvijet four-color process CMYK, the press can include lights, orange, violet or white Uvijet Ultratone inks.  Another standard feature of the Inca Onset S20 is the ability of the operator to choose satin, semi-gloss or gloss finishes providing enormous versatility in the range of graphics that can be printed, from display POP and exhibition graphics to backlit/frontlit displays and outdoor sign printing. The choice of Wasatch or ColorGATE RIP offers the customer easy file set-up and in-depth color management control for a variety of applications.

"Customers report that the combination of gloss modes along with the six-color option creates outstanding, vibrant prints. The Inca Onset S20 hits the mark for the high volume POP printers need for speed and outstanding, vibrant print quality," comments Heather Kendle, Inca Digital Director of Marketing. "The machine's versatility means they are also able to create special effects, such as spot varnish finishes, to increase impact. The combination of speed and unique print capabilities has attracted the interest of a good number of printers who are now able to offer a differentiated print product along with competitive, yet profitable, pricing."

Inca Digital's full line of UV inkjet printers is available exclusively in the U.S. and Canada through the Fujifilm organization.




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Richard Romano

Richard Romano, Section Editor/Senior Analyst
Richard has written about communication, graphics hardware and software trends for the past 15 years.

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