Xavier Garcia, general manager, large-format printing division at HP, said, “The HP Latex 500 and 1500 series printer set new performance thresholds at a lower upfront investment, helping customers meet peak production demands to keep jobs in-house as well as capture growth application opportunities such as indoor and outdoor backlit signage.”
The company informed that the Latex 500 series will be available from August and the Latex 1500 printers will be available by July this year.
The new 64-inch Latex 560 and 570 boast about the spindle-less pivot table and automatic skew adjustment to load rolls in one minute or less and the machine can handle heavy duty rolls up to 55kg. It has vivid print modes with 50% more ink density, also featuring a wiper roller accessory for high-quality results on low-cost banners and self-adhesive vinyl.
The Latex 1500 kit offers solutions on the indoor and outdoor applications like PVC banners, self-adhesive vinyl, textiles and double-sided prints. It has a printing speed up to 74sq/m per hour in outdoor production mode and up to 45sq/m per hour in indoor mode. The printer has a 1200dpi HP thermal inkjet printheads, auto nozzle replacement; an optical media advance sensor (OMAS) and an embedded spectrophotometer.
Drupa 2016 will take place from 31 May to 10 June 2016 at Dusseldorf, Germany. PrintWeek India is a cooperating media partner at the show. The team led by Noel D’cunha, Rushikesh Aravkar and Monica Rohra will be present on all days of the show.