Product of the Month: Canon ImagePress V1000
The new Canon ImagePress V1000 is a digital colour production printer that exhibits a synergy of new technologies incorporated over established previous models, C Sukumaran, senior director-product and communication centre, Canon India tells Rahul Kumar
10 May 2023 | By Rahul Kumar
What does the machine do?
Integrated with the new Pod-Surf (surface rapid fusing), the ImagePress V1000 maintains a consistent print speed of 100 A4 pages/min on coated and heavy media types up to 400-gsm, sustaining efficiency when printing complex and mixed media jobs. With multiple feeding options and remote alerts, operators can change media and toner and remove toner waste while keeping the machine running for maximum productivity. It’s driven by high-end D3000 Fiery to process print files quicker.
Which are the different models?
It’s one model — ImagePress V1000 — which can be made available in different configurations.
What are the configurations?
Customer can choose configuration based on his current and projected monthly print volume and various print media for printing.
Is the press modular?
Yes. The press is modular. Customers can choose from various paper feeding and finishing options as per their requirement.
When was the printing press launched?
In India, the press was launched at Pamex 2023.
What was the thought process when the press was conceived?
The machine is designed to address the challenges of the graphic print environment, such as consistent print quality, front-back registration, high media switching time, limited media handling capability, lesser productivity and low equipment life. The newly incorporated technologies in the ImagePress V1000 address these challenges.
What kind of substrates can it handle?
It can print on plain, thick, embossed, film, OHP, envelope, synthetic, and magnetic paper stocks.
What is the target market(s)?
The machine is targeted at jobber (print for pay), commercial offset printers, book printers and packaging printers for their short runs, print on demand and variable data printing requirements.
What are the USPs of the press?
The following are some of the USPs:
● New registration system for better front-back registration
● CV toner for vibrant prints
● 2,400x2,400-dpi excellent print quality
● New transfer technology to support media up to 400-gsm
● EITB for better toner transfer on textured media
● Pod-Surf for productivity and faster media switching
● Cooling unit to prevent toner setoff
● Decurling unit to get flat sheet outputs for post-printing operations
● Inline spectrophotometer for accurate and consistent colours
● EFI D300 Fiery with hyper RIP for faster file processing and various automation tools
● Impose tool for static and variable data imposition of print files
How fast is it?
The ImagePress V1000 is quick enough to print on 52-400-gsm paper at the rated speed of 100 A4 pages/min. Its media switching times are much faster so that end customers don’t have to wait for long to get their prints.
How easy is it to use?
The Canon ImagePress V1000 is a green button and easy-to-use production printer. It is a user-friendly device and gets ready quickly to print.
What training and support are on offer?
Key operator training post installation is imparted to operators. Service support is directly backed by advanced training to reap maximum benefits from the printer.
How much does it cost?
Customers can contact our regional sales team for price details.