HP Launches Two New Designjet Inkjet Printers

2011-11-07 10:46:32

Published on 2011-11-07 10:46:32

Printer ink manufacturer HP has introduced two new printers capable of handling a broader range of indoor and outdoor signage applications.

According to the firm, the new units – the HP Designjet L28500 and HP Designjet L26500 – offer better durability than eco-solvent inks.

HP's 104-inch-wide Designjet L28500 Printer delivers speeds up to 70 per cent faster than the HP Designjet L25500.

While the 61-inch HP Designjet L26500 is ideal for customers entering the growing soft-signage market, the manufacturer claimed.

Both systems feature new HP 792 Latex Designjet Inks, which produce rich blacks and glossy results on banners and self-adhesive vinyl.

They offer double-sided printing capabilities with less user intervention and more accurate, automated registration, ink cartridge users will be interested to learn.

HP said its Latex Inks provide a "consistent, reliable performance" across a variety of substrates.

"With about 9,000 HP Latex Ink systems installed worldwide, HP is offering a superior alternative to eco-solvent solutions that delivers the versatility and ease of use our customers demand while lowering their impact on the environment," said Santiago Morera, vice-president and general manager in HP's large-format printing business.

"By allowing customers to cost-effectively print a wide array of new applications and providing the training required to succeed, our updated HP Latex portfolio helps PSPs differentiate their businesses and seize new growth opportunities."

Posted by Barry Ashmore.

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