Canon Expands Successful imagePRESS Technology into New Volume Segment
MELVILLE, N.Y. - Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today launched the imagePRESS C10000VP Series, addressing the demand for the flexibility of digital output that meets offset print quality and color consistency requirements. Engineered to run a wide range of media types and weights without sacrificing overall productivity, the imagePRESS C10000VP Series supports a monthly duty cycle of up to 1.5 million letter images.
"Customer feedback is an integral part in driving Canon's strategy, and the demand for taking the imagePRESS line to a next level of quality, with extended media support, and into a higher volume band has been heard," said Junichi Yoshitake, senior vice president and general manager, Business Imaging Solutions Group, Canon U.S.A., Inc. "Now with the next generation imagePRESS our customers will be able to deliver a broader range of print products to their customers. Thus creating the strongest digital color production lineup we have ever offered."
The new imagePRESS Series features robust print speeds of up to 100 letter images per minute with the imagePRESS C10000VP and 80 letter images per minute with the imagePRESS C8000VP, on all supported media weights up to 350 gsm. Delivering vibrant, stable output, high productivity and reliability, the Series is designed for demanding production environments at commercial printers, in-plants, transaction and direct mail service providers alike.
According to Marco Boer, vice-president of digital printing research firm IT Strategies, Inc., "Image quality is a subjective measurement; with that understanding, the output quality of the imagePRESS C10000VP Series is the best image quality I've ever seen from a dry-toner color printing system in my 25 plus years in analyzing digital printing technology."
The imagePRESS C10000VP Series includes a number of features to help enhance output quality: