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HP Designjet L28500 Printer

What does the HP Designjet L28500 do?

The 2.64m, super-wide HP Designjet L28500 Printer is the latest model in the manufacturer's range of wide-format digital inkjet machines running water-based latex inks.

The machine had its international trade launch at Fespa alongside the 1.54m-wide L26500 model. It is aimed at the sign and display print business - specifically the soft signage market - but its versatility and ability to print on fabrics means it is also a good fit for the consumer market, with posters, soft furnishings and wall coverings all potential products.

The printer is compatible with over 500 substrates, including vinyl, fabrics, paper, film and low-cost uncoated papers for both interior and exterior applications

How does it

Fiery Dashboard

What is the product and when was it launched?

Fiery Dashboard is a cloud-based data analysis and information collection tool from EFI that enables printers to oversee productivity and equipment output from inside and outside the print shop. Its aim is to integrate information from all machines driven by EFI's RIP, Fiery, for maximum efficiency and to identify issues within the production process. It was launched at Connect, EFI's user conference, in April and made its European debut at Drupa

Oce VarioPrint DP Line

What does the machine do?

The Oce VarioPrint DP Line family of monochrome digital printers comprises three models offering a range of different output speeds from 95ppm up to 135ppm and is designed for the production of books, manuals, booklets and training collateral.

The new platform combines Oce's print engine and controller with Canon's integrated scanning and finishing technology. According to Oce, the VarioPrint DP is the world's first truly digital monochrome press, designed to address

Epson SureColor SC-S30600

What is it?

Epson's new wide-format printer, the SureColor SC-S30600, is the start of a new dawn, according to the manufacturer, with the machine aimed at companies producing signage and point-of-sale (POS) applications.

What does it do?

The 1,626mm model can print at speeds from 7.3m2/hr in high-quality mode and up to 29.4m2/hr in production operation.

Epson said its SC-S30600, which offers resolutions of up to 1,440dpi, enables companies to print a range of applications, including posters, signs