Fujifilm has launched the Acuity LED 1600R. This is a robust, lower-cost model than the Acuity 1600 II hybrid model that can provide a great investment opportunity for printers looking to produce high quality, large format display work.
This accessible, dedicated roll-to-roll printer is optimised for four-colour CYMK printing, but otherwise shares all the benefits in quality and performance of the Acuity LED 1600 II.
Exclusive to Fujifilm and featuring Dimatix Q-class industrial print heads, the Acuity LED 1600R offers four channels, with the option of a modular upgrade in the field up to eight channels. It features a high density mode capable of handling heat-sensitive roll media while printing stunning, vibrant displays - making it suitable for backlit and window applications. Like the Acuity LED 1600 II, it offers excellent productivity of up to 33m² per hour.
Producing low levels of heat and requiring lower ink volumes and less power than similar machines on the market, the newest member of the Acuity range has instant start-up, long-life LED UV lamps, no ozone or VOC emissions.
Ink is the new Uvijet RL ink range which is available in CMYK and CMYK plus light cyan and light magenta. A modular upgrade option to include white is available, with an option for up to eight channels to include clear ink, also being added later in the year.
Designed for roll media, Uvijet RL is manufactured by Fujifilm Specialty Ink Systems in the UK, and combined with the 1600R's Fujifilm patented LED curing system and Dimatix print heads, it is said to deliver near-photographic print quality at an impressive speed.