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Colorado 1650

UVgel Printers

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Key Feature and Benefits for PSPs

One printer. Two finishes - Wow your customers with glossy banners that stand out from the crowd or wallpaper with the right luxurious finish and brilliant colors, all printed all on one device. No need to change inks or media!

FLXfinish+: One Click, Two Finishes, One Print

FLXfinish+ is a revolutionary NEW technology for Canon Colorado printers that allows PSPs to command a premium price for their prints, while not incurring additional costs. Print gloss AND matte on the same print without a varnish or additional consumables.

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Technical Specifications

Printing Method UVgel piezoelectric inkjet
Printing modes Printing Modes Gloss
Max speed mode: 1,709 ft.2/hr.
High speed mode: 1,229 ft.2 /hr.
Production speed Mode: 861 ft.2/hr.
Production mode: 610 ft.2/hr.
Production quality mode: 570 ft.2/hr.
High quality mode: 430 ft.2/hr.
Superior mode: 290 ft.2/hr.
Specialty mode: 222 ft.2/hr.
Printing Modes Matte
High Speed: 495 ft.2/hr.
Speed: 409 ft.2/hr.
Production: 333 ft.2/hr.
Quality: 290 ft.2/hr.
Specialty: 215 ft.2/hr.
Backlit: 215 ft.2/hr.
Backlit Density: 107 ft.2/hr.
FLXfinish+: 75 ft.2/hr.
Print resolution Up to 1,800 dpi
Ink types

UVgel 460 ink, CMYK (1-liter bottles)

Ink color CMYK
Ink packaging 2 x 1-liter ink bottle
Ink reservoir can accommodate up to 2.5 liters per ink color
Printheads UVgel 415 printheads (two per color)
Automatic maintenance PAINT constantly monitors and compensates for nozzle failures that can occur during printing
Automatic maintenance performed in seconds, daily
Refill ink while printing
Curing UV LED with FLXfinish+, instant dry, low temperature
Roll width Up to 64" (1,625 mm)
Print margin 0.21" (5.3 mm)*
Roll weight Up to 110 lb. (50 kg)
Roll diameter

Up to 8.7" (220 mm)

Media thickness Up to 0.03" (0.8 mm)
Number of input rolls 2 rolls in PSO mode / 1 roll in PSI mode
Automatic roll-feeding and switching
UVgel technology Instant pinning and dot gain control
Low-temperature curing, suitable for thin and heat-sensitive media
High-precision color matching and consistency
Instantly dry
FLX finish technology Gives you the choice between gloss or matte output on both smooth and structured media
Enables you to print on porous and uncoated materials
Size and weight  
Printer dimensions (W x D x H) 119" x 43" x 52" (3,022 x 1,093 x 1,300 mm)
Printer weight 1,631 lb. (740 kg)
Supported RIPs ONYX Thrive, Caldera, EFI, PrintFactory, ColorGATE, ErgoSoft, Shiraz, AGFA, and API for third-party RIP vendors

* Margin 0.43" when yellow markers are used (recommended for print modes up to 431 ft./hr. for optimized output quality)

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