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VersaCAMM VS-i Series Printer Cutters

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Roland DG pioneered wide format print and cut and today is the number one brand for wide format printer cutter inkjet devices. With award winning, state-of-the-art technology, Roland wide format printer cutters offer superior print and cut performance and renown reliability to deliver a vast range of applications for your business.

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Roland DG pioneered wide format print and cut and today is the number one brand for wide format printer cutter inkjet devices. With award winning, state-of-the-art technology, Roland wide format printer cutters offer superior print and cut performance and renown reliability to deliver a vast range of applications for your business.

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  • VersaCAMM VS-i Series Printer Cutters

    It’s everything you love in a VersaCAMM, and more.

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    The all-new VS-i Series has all the popular features that have made VersaCAMM printers the world’s best selling wide-format inkjet for durable graphics* - high-density eco-solvent ink, integrated contour cutting, ease of use, versatility, dependability. Then we added more of what you wanted. The VS-i series features the latest print head technology, faster-drying, GREENGUARD Gold certified ECO-SOL MAX® 2 ink in CMYKLcLm, White, Metallic and Light Black. Bundled VersaWorks® RIP includes PANTONE® colour matching. We even added front-loading cartridges and other user-friendly design features for unsurpassed convenience and efficiency.

    Available in 3 models - VS-300i (762mm), VS-540i (1371mm), and the VS-640i (1625mm), VS-i Series printers produce stunning, vibrant graphic results across a wide range of applications, including signs, banners, vehicle graphics and wraps, fine art posters, packaging prototypes, labels, decals, POP displays and apparel heat transfers. The result is a printer that's sure to be your new favourite.

    Pricing

    VS-640i: AU $28,594.50
    VS-540i: AU $26,394.50
    VS-300i: AU $20,894.50
    RRP Inc. GST
    * plus delivery/install costs where applicable


    Rental Pricing:

    VS-640i: AU $592 / Month
    VS-540i: AU $547 / Month
    VS-300i: AU $441 / Month
    for 60 months* Inc. GST

    » Roland Rental information

    Pricing

    VS-640i: NZ $28,995
    VS-540i: NZ $26,995
    VS-300i: NZ $20,995
    RRP Ex. GST


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    Feature Summary

    • Wide Format inkjet printers with integrated contour cutting
    • Available in three sizes:
      • 64” VS-640i (1625mm)
      • 54” VS-540i (1371mm)
      • 30” VS-300i (762mm)
    • New ECO-SOL MAX® 2 Inks
      • Wide gamut and increased density for rich, saturated colours
      • New light black ink for improved gray scale gradations, more natural skin tones and the sharpest photographic images
      • Metallic Silver ink to create hundreds of metallic and pearlescent colours
      • Increased opacity White ink
      • Fast drying for maximum productivity
      • Highly scratch resistant and durable outdoors for up to three years
      • GREENGUARD Gold certified
      • Offered in five ink configurations:
        • CMYKKYMC
        • CMYKLcLmLk
        • CMYKLcLmLk+WH
        • CMYKLcLmLk+MT
        • CMYKLcLm+WH+MT
    • The industry’s most advanced eight-channel print head technology:
      • Variable droplet technology with seven different dot sizes
      • Ensures the smoothest gradations and rich colour density
      • Gold plating reduces static electricity
    • Ink recirculation system
    • Front-loading ink system for unmatched convenience and ease of use
    • Roland VersaWorks® RIP and Roland OnSupport software
    • Optional dryer unit
    • Three-Year Extended Warranty with Roland DG Care support

    *Best-selling wide-format inkjet for durable graphics. Source: InfoTrends, 2009-2013

    Choice of configuration to suit your needs

    With 64" (1625mm), 54" (1371mm) and 30" (762mm) models available, each offering a choice of five different ink configurations, there’s a VS-i Series printer/cutter to suit your exact needs and requirements. Choose from the following options:

    CMYKLcLm + Lk

    Flawless flesh tones with iproved image quality and gamut across light and neutral colours.

    CMYKLcLm + Mt + W

    Print Metallic Silver ink as a spot colour or combine with CMYK for stunning effects, improved grayscale capability, on clear and dark substrates.

    CMYKKYMC

    Highest print speeds and no chromatic banding due to the mirrored ink order

    CMYKLcLm + Lk + W

    Improved image quality in light and neutral colours, plus maximum opacity
    on clear and dark substrates.

    CMYKLcLm + Lk + Mt

    Improved image quality in light and neutral colours, plus metallic and pearlescent effects.

    Advanced Eight-Channel Print Head Technology

    VSi Series wide-format printer/cutters incorporate the latest in variable droplet inkjet technology. Each model boasts an advanced eight-channel Piezo inkjet print head containing 180 nozzles per channel in a gold-plated housing, specially engineered to reduce static and prevent clogging. With seven different droplet sizes available, the VSi Series achieves remarkably smooth gradations and richer density for photographic and high-resolution vector output. A new head protection plate and recessed print head prevent head strikes from rippling media.

    Print/Cut Advantage

    VersaCAMM VSi Series inkjets streamline the production process by automatically contour cutting printed graphics and eliminating the need to reload and reposition graphics, saving you valuable time and resources.

    Print and Cut workflow

    Front-Loading Ink Cartridge System

    front loading inkEvery VersaCAMM VSi Series Printer/Cutter features a newly designed, easy -to-access front-loading ink cartridge system for increased convenience and ease of use.

     

    ECO-SOL MAX® 2 Inks

    ECO-SOL Max 2 inkRoland's new environmentally-friendly, high-definition ECO-SOL MAX® 2 eco-solvent inks are specially designed to optimise image quality and colour on a wide range of coated and uncoated media. ECO-SOL MAX® 2 inks are virtually odorless, nickel-free and GREENGUARD Gold certified for low emissions of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) into indoor air, ensuring a healthier work environment. Inks are packaged in convenient 440 ml cartridges (White and silver available in 220 ml cartridges only) and are water, scratch and UV resistant up to three years outdoors*. Combined with variable droplet technology, Roland ECO-SOL MAX® 2 inks deliver more brilliant colour with superb detail in the highlights and smoother blends and transitions overall.

    *Outdoor durability is based on accelerated weather tests. Results may vary depending upon location and application. Dry times vary depending on specific media characteristics. Lamination may be required for some applications or environmental conditions.

    Light Black, Metallic Silver and High-Density White Specialty ECO-SOL MAX® 2 Inks

    Light Black inkNew ECO-SOL MAX® 2 specialty inks enhance the image quality of Roland’s VSi Series printer/cutters, even at higher speeds, allowing for stunning effects and adding value and sophistication to any graphic.

    • Light Black - For better reproduction of gray colour gradients and more natural skin tones.
    • Metallic Silver - This silver ink can be printed as a spot colour or combined with CMYK to produce over 500 striking metallic and pearlescent colours.
    • High-Density White - Allows for greater opacity.

     

    Print Speeds

    With print speeds of up to 26.9 m2/hour for CMYK applications (VS-640i) and print/cut capability, the VersaCAMM VSi further expedites the production cycle by allowing you to print and contour cut your designs together – even unattended – in one easy step.

    Low Running Costs

    ECO-SOL MAX® 2 inks boost the performance of Roland’s VersaCAMM inkjets at low running costs that both you and your customers will appreciate. Advanced features such as ink recirculating systems help to reduce wastage and hence lower operating costs.

     

    Two Print Modes for Metallic Effects

    Metallic ink sampleChoose from Blended and Layered print modes to optimise metallic images. Blended mode mixes CMYKLcLm and metallic silver ink together to produce more natural metallic colours, while Layered mode prints metallic silver first, followed by CMYKLcLm in one pass to add richness to metallic effects.

    Automated Ink Circulation System

    Ink CirculationUnlike other digital printing equipment, VSi Series wide-format printer/cutters come standard with Roland’s automated Ink Circulation System to prevent the pigments in metallic silver and white inks from settling. Designed to reduce waste of white and metallic silver ink, the circulation system dramatically lowers running costs while ensuring exceptional image quality throughout the longest production runs.

     

    VersaWorks® RIP Software

    VersaWorks®Developed exclusively for Roland inkjet printers, and printer/cutters, VersaWorks® RIP software takes full advantage of the VS-i capabilities. Based on the latest Adobe CPSI 3019 engine, VersaWorks® includes advanced error diffusion and 16-bit rendering for exceptional production output and unmatched ease-of-use, and is fully compatible with Windows® 8 Pro and Ultimate editions, Windows® 7, Vista and XP. Along with features such as variable data printing, embedded ICC support, ink level adjustment tools and advanced cropping, tiling and nesting options; the newest VersaWorks® features include the following:

    • Predictive Ink Calculator and Alert: For flawless unattended printing, a predictive ink calculator estimates the amount of ink needed for each job. When there is not sufficient ink to complete a job, the RIP notifies the operator prior to printing.
    • Spot Color Replacement Tool: Allows an operator to specify Roland colors directly in VersaWorks® without the need to spend a great deal of time re-opening the source file to make changes.
    • Built-in PANTONE® Spot Color Library: This new library helps streamline the conversion process from PANTONE® to CMYK colors and ensures accurate PANTONE® colour matching

    For more information on Roland VersaWorks® visit the product page - click here.

    Roland OnSupport® Production Assistance

    OnSupportAmong the many benefits of owning a Roland inkjet is its ability to share information with you so you can print with confidence, even when you’re not there. A predictive Ink Calculator lets you see whether you’ll have enough ink to run the print jobs you’ve posted to the queue. Roland OnSupport then sends an e-mail to your computer or smart phone, notifying you when a job is completed or ink is running low.

    Roland Intelligent Pass Control™

    RIPCRoland Intelligent Pass Control technology, developed by Roland software engineers, represents the pinnacle of inkjet printing. This patent-pending system precisely controls dot placement between passes and delivers unprecedented imaging performance in all resolutions. Roland Intelligent Pass Control enables the VS-i to produce exceptionally smooth gradations and solid colours with virtually no banding in all print modes.

     

    Advanced Media Handling

    Media handlingTrue production printers, each VSi Series model features an advanced media handling system.  The VS-640i allows users to feed rolls up to 88 pounds, while the VS-540i and VS-300i can handle rolls of up to 66 pounds and 55 pounds, respectively. Upgraded media flanges and seven pinch rollers secure the heaviest media in place, providing accurate feeding and tracking throughout the longest production runs. Print head height is adjustable to accommodate variable media thicknesses.

    Quadralign™

    For laminated graphics, our Quadralign four-point optical registration system allows users to remove prints, laminate and simply reload them for precision cutting. Quadralign automatically realigns the cutting path and compensates for skew and distortion. Every VSi Series model can also function as a stand-along vinyl cutter.

    Wiper Systerm

    A patent-pending wiper system is included to decrease wear and tear on the print head and prolong its life by reducing ink buildup. The VSi Series includes a combination of standard wipers and additional side wipers that reduce the maintenance issues caused by ink reservoirs and dust, resulting in fewer manual cleanings.

     

    Integrated Heating System and Optional Dryer

    Optional DryerRoland printers are designed to dry prints quickly, even in high speed modes, for immediate finishing, installation or collection by the take-up system. Every VSi Series wide-format printer/cutter features a built-in, two-stage integrated heater system that accommodates a wide range of media. This advanced system delivers the proper amount of heat for each application, yielding outstanding results every time. For added convenience, users can store individual settings right in the printer. To ensure the highest image quality when printing white and metallic silver inks, Roland also offers the dryer system as an option for VersaCAMM Series models.

    Environmental Certifications

    GreenguardIn addition to using GREENGUARD Gold certified ECO-SOL MAX® 2 inks, every VersaCAMM VSi Series printer/cutter is engineered for environmental efficiency. That means each model is equipped with features that minimise ink consumption and reduce environmental waste and operational costs.  VersaCAMM VSi Series printer/cutters are also certified by Roland’s Eco-Label system, an ISO 14021 Type II label certifying compliance with the company’s internal environmental standards. All ECO-SOL MAX® 2 cartridges are eligible for the Roland recycling program.

    Three-Year Extended Warranty

    5 Year WarrantyThere's no question that Roland inkjets combine unbeatable performance with legendary Roland reliability. As further proof of their unmatched reliability, Roland is pleased to offer an unprecedented Three-Year Heads and all Warranty on the VS-i. All that's required for this bonus is return of the registration card with installation information within 30 days of your purchase and confirmation* that Roland inks are running in the machine.

    Additional Terms and Conditions apply - please review the warranty statement.

     

    Standard Roland Features

    Reliability You Can Count On - The VS-i is designed to be a bulletproof production machine. With regular maintenance, it will provide years of trouble-free service. But, unlike most inkjets that require daily maintenance, the VS-i requires significantly less servicing.

    Quality Assurance - Roland’s international ISO certification is your quality assurance. We build reliable, high-performance products and back them up with first-rate customer service and a wide variety of supplies and accessories.

     


    Signage

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    Fine Art / Photography

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    Vehicle Graphics

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    Specifications VS-640i VS-540i VS-300i
    Printing technology Piezoelectric inkjet
    Media
    Width 210mm - 1625mm 210mm - 1371mm 210mm - 762mm
    (8.25in - 64in) (8.25in - 54in) (8.25in - 30in)
    Thickness Max. 39 mil (1.0 mm) with liner for printing
    Max. 16 mil (0.4 mm) with liner and 9 mil (0.22mm) without liner for cutting
    Roll outer diameter Max. 210 mm (8.3 in)
    Roll weight Max. 40kg
    (88 lbs)
    Max. 30kg
    (66 lbs)
    Max. 25kg
    (55 lbs)
    Core diameter *1 76.2 mm (3 in) or 50.8 mm (2 in)
    Printing/cutting width *2 Max. 1,600mm
    (63 in)
    Max. 1,346mm
    (53 in)
    Max. 736mm
    (29 in)
    Ink cartridges
    Type Roland ECO-SOL MAX 2 INK
    Capacity 220 cc for White and Metallic or 440 cc CMYK Lc Lm Lk
    Colours CMYKCMYK, CMYKLcLmLk, CMYKLcLmLk+Wh, CMYKLcLmLk+Mt, CMYKLcLm+Wh+Mt
    Printing resolution
    Max. 1,440 dpi (dots per inch)
    Cutting speed 10 to 300 mm/s
    Blade force 30 to 300 gf
    Blade offset 0 to 1.5 mm (0 to 0.059 in.)
    Software resolution (when cutting) 0.025 mm/step (0.000984 in./step)
    Distance accuracy (when printing) *3 *4 Error of less than ±0.3% of distance traveled, or ±0.3 mm, whichever is greater
    Distance accuracy (when cutting) *3 Error of less than ±0.4% of distance traveled, or ±0.3 mm, whichever is greater
    When distance correction has been performed (when the setting for [CUTTING MENU] - [CALIBRATION] has been made): Error of less than ±0.2% of distance traveled, or ±0.1 mm, whichever is greater
    Repeatability (when cutting) *3 *5 ±0.1 mm or less
    Alignment accuracy for printing and cutting *3 *6 ±0.5 mm or less
    Alignment accuracy for printing and cutting when reloading media *3 *7 Error of less than ±0.5% of distance traveled, or ±3 mm, whichever is greater
    Media heating system *8
    Print heater Setting range for the preset temperature: 30 to 45ºC (86 to 112ºF)
    Dryer Setting range for the preset temperature: 30 to 50ºC (86 to 122ºF)
    Connectivity Ethernet (10BASE-T/100BASE-TX, automatic switching)
    Power-saving function Automatic sleep feature
    Power requirements AC 100 to 120 V ±10%,
    8.2 A, 50/60 Hz or
    AC 100 to 120 V ±10%, 
    7.9 A, 50/60 Hz or
    AC 100 to 120 V ±10%, 
    5.6 A, 50/60 Hz or
    AC 220 to 240 V ±10%, 
    4.2 A, 50/60 Hz
    AC 220 to 240 V ±10%, 
    4.0 A, 50/60 Hz
    AC 220 to 240 V ±10%,
    2.9 A, 50/60 Hz
    Power consumption
    During operation Approx. 1,044 W Approx. 955 W Approx. 670 W
    Sleep mode Approx. 14.5 W Approx. 15.1 W Approx. 14.4 W
    Acoustic noise level
    During operation 64 dB (A) or less
    During standby 41 dB (A) or less
    Environmental
    Power on Temperature: 15 to 32ºC (59 to 90ºF) [20ºC (68ºF) or more recommended], 
    Humidity: 35 to 80%RH (no condensing)
    Power off Temperature: 5 to 40ºC (41 to 104ºF), 
    Humidity: 20 to 80%RH (no condensing)
    Dimensions (with stand)  2575 [W] x 795 [D] x 1270 [H] mm 2315 [W] x 795 [D] x 1270 [H] mm 1700 [W] x 795 [D] x 1270 [H] mm
    (101.4 [W] x 31.3 [D] x 50 [H] in) (91.1 [W] x 31.3 [D] x 50 [H] in) (66.9 [W] x 31.3 [D] x 50 [H] in)
    Weight (with stand) 140kg
    (308.6 lb)
    130kg
    (286.6 lb)
    100kg
    (220.5 lb)
    Included items Stand, power cord, blade, blade holder, media clamps, media holder, replacement blade for separating knife, software RIP, user's manual, etc.

    Roland VersaWorks® System Requirements
    Operating system Windows® 7 (32-bit, 64-bit)
    Windows Vista® (32-bit, 64-bit)
    Windows® XP (32-bit, 64-bit)
    CPU Core™2 Duo, 2.0 GHz or faster recommended
    RAM 2 GB or more recommended
    Video card and monitor A resolution of 1280 x 1024 resolution or more recommended
    Free hard-disk space 40 GB or more recommended
    Hard-disk file system NTFS format
    Optical drive DVD-ROM drive

    Application software compatible with Cutting and Print&Cut
    Adobe® Illustrator® 10, CS, CS2, CS3, CS4, CS5, CS6
    CorelDRAW® 11, 12, X3, X4, X5

    *1 The media holder of this machine is exclusively for media with a paper tube core inner diameter of 3 inches. To use a 2 inch media core, please use the optionally available media flanges.
    *2 The length of printing or cutting is subject to the limitations of the program. 
    *3 Using Roland specified media, loaded correctly, temperature: 25 ºC (77ºF), humidity: 50 %RH, all pinch rollers are used, 25 mm or more for both right and left margins and 35 mm or more front margin, excluding expansion or contraction of the media. and all correction and adjustment functions of this machine have been made properly. Not assured when the print heater or dryer is used,
    *4 Using Roland specified media, print travel of 1m
    *5 [PREFEED] menu item must be set to "ENABLE," 64-inch and 54-inch models, media over 610 mm wide, and 4,000 mm long. Media 610 mm wide or less and 8,000 mm long.inch and 30-inch models, 3,000 mm long.
    *6 Provided that media length is under 3,000 mm. Excluding possible shift caused by expansion/contraction of the media and/or by reloading the media.
    *7 Using Roland specified media, 64-inch and 54-inch models: data size: 1,000 mm in the media-feed direction, 1,600 mm in the carriage-movement direction. 42-inch model: data size: 1,000 mm in the media-feed direction, 1,346 mm in the carriage-movement direction.?30-inch model: data size: 1,000 mm in the media-feed direction, 736 mm in the carriage-movement direction.
    No lamination. Automatic detection of crop marks at 4 points when media is reloaded. During cutting, [PREFEED] menu item must be set to "ENABLE." Excludes the effects of slanted movement and of expansion and contraction of the media.
    *8 Warm-up is required after powerup. This may require 5 to 20 minutes, depending on the operating environment. The preset temperature may fail to be reached depending on the ambient temperature and media width.

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