Avoid confusion with this guide to some of the best digital label printers on the market today.
There are quite a few types of digital label printers on the market today and that can prove to be a little confusing. Here at ITE we have produced a short comparison of our two types of desktop digital label printers. Hopefully this will make the choice much easier!
|PRINTER||Vortex 850R||Compress LP4|
|Max Print Speed||18m per min||9m per min|
|Print Method||Memjet Inkjet Dye Ink||Single Pass 4-Color LED|
|UV light resistance||Low||High|
|Paper Substrates||Inkjet coated only||Standard Papers|
|Synthetic Substrates||Inkjet Coated only||Standard Polypropylene
Kraft Backed Polyethylene
|ICC Profile and Color Management specific to stock in RIP?||Yes – Optional Caldera RIP Software||Yes– Optional Kothari RIP Software|
|Cost Calculator||Yes– Ink and Substrate||Yes – includes all consumables, Toner, Substrate, Wear on Belt, Drum, Fuser|
|Compatible with qualified BOPP material?||Yes||Yes|
|Print on pre-die cut?||Yes||Yes|
|Display||Full colour Touchscreen||Backlit Display EFIG+|
|Max. Web Width||220mm||210mm|
|Min. Web Width||52mm||100mm|
|Print Quality Modes||1600x1600dpi||1200x600dpi|
|Input System||Max. Roll Diameter 305mm||Max. Roll Diameter 305mm|
|Output System||Max. Roll Diameter 305mm||Max. Roll Diameter 305mm|
|Operating System||Windows XP/Vista/7/8||Windows XP/Vista/7/8|
|Pros: The Vortex 850r is ideal for creating stunning looking labels at high speeds. Its photorealistic quality and excellent colour reproduction ensure that your labels stand out.
Cons: It is not best suited to producing labels designed to be outside in the elements.
|Pros: The Compress LP4 produces a highly durable, GHS approved label. With the ability to print on to most standard substrates it enables the user to produce labels suitable for almost any industry.
Cons: Lower print resolution. High fuser temps prohibit some synthetics from being used.
Digital label printers enables greater control of your product, reduces your lead times and cuts out the middle man (ie. your traditional printer or digital printer). With a small amount of knowledge garnered via our smart and practical training, you can be up and running in no time!
Please contact us for further info about digital label printers or why not book an online demo or face-to-face interactive demonstration in our fully equipped showroom so you can try it yourself?
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