Advanced Eight Channel Print Head Technology
VSi Series wide-format printer/cutters incorporate the latest in variable droplet inkjet technology. Each model boasts an advanced eight-channel Piezo inkjet print head containing 180 nozzles per channel in a gold-plated housing, specially engineered to reduce static and prevent clogging. With seven different droplet sizes available, the VSi Series achieves remarkably smooth gradations and richer density for photographic and high-resolution vector output. A new head protection plate and recessed print head prevent head strikes from rippling media.
Metallic Silver Effects
A remarkable innovation in advanced inkjet technology, the VS Series is available with an optional metallic and white ink configuration that allows users to add value and sophistication to virtually any graphic. Recognized as DPI Product of the Year, Metallic Silver Eco-SOL MAX® ink can be printed as a spot color or combined with CMYK to produce over 500 striking metallic and pearlescent colors.
Automated Ink Circulation System
Unlike other digital printing equipment, the VS series of wide-format printers come standard with Roland’s automated Ink Circulation System to prevent the pigments in metallic silver and white inks from settling. Designed to reduce waste of white and metallic silver ink, the circulation system dramatically lowers running costs while ensuring exceptional image quality throughout the longest production runs.
Two Print Modes for Metallic Effects
Choose from Blended and Layered print modes to optimize metallic images. Blended mode prints CMYKLcLm and metallic silver ink together for more natural metallic colors, while Layered mode prints metallic silver first, followed by CMYKLcLm in one pass to add richness to metallic effects.
VersaWorks™ RIP Software
Developed exclusively for Roland inkjet printers and printer/cutters, VersaWorks RIP software takes full advantage of the VS series’ capabilities. Based on the latest Adobe® CPSI 3019 engine, VersaWorks includes advanced error diffusion and 16-bit rendering for exceptional production output and unmatched ease of use, and is fully compatible with Windows® 7, Vista and XP.
VersaWorks supports the Roland Color system, which accurately reproduces more than 1,000 standard colors and 512 metallic colors. A spot color replacement feature is included as well, allowing you to automatically replace a spot color with any option from within Roland Color without reopening the file in graphics editing software. VersaWorks also features a built-in PANTONE® library which automatically converts specific PANTONE spot colors in your design file to a CMYK value.
Preset print options include a High-Speed mode for production banner printing, the MAX Impact preset for vivid outdoor graphics, and Artistic mode for exceptional indoor graphics. This advanced RIP also automatically estimates the ink usage and print time for each graphic so you can accurately monitor time and costs. VersaWorks also offers Variable Data Printing, embedded ICC profile support, software proofing capabilities, ink level adjustment tools and advanced cropping, tiling and nesting options.
NewOptional X-Rite Color Management Tools
For precise color management, Roland now offers X-Rite’s i1Basic Pro 2 for calibrating your monitor to display accurate digital color as well as, linearizing your Roland printer for consistent output. Upgrade to the X-Rite i1Publish Pro 2, which includes the same capabilities, as well as complete ICC/ICM media profiling. Both packages include the new i1 Pro 2 spectrophotometer, Pantone® Color Manager software and an accessories package. The i1Publish Pro 2 also includes i1Profiler software.
SignLab for VersaWorks Edition (Optional software)
Unmatched metallic ink design and production tools. Leverage the revolutionary Roland metallic ink set with software that includes a custom tool set that maximizes metallic printing effects yet remains easy to use.Works seamlessly with Roland VersaWorks RIP software by sending ready to print files directly from the software to a selected queue.Includes Roland metallic ink palettes and comes specially configured for Roland users.
Download a free fully working trial version of SignLab for VersaWorks Edition and easy to read “how to” documents.
The VersaCAMM VS streamlines the production process by automatically contour cutting printed graphics and eliminates the need to reload and reposition graphics, saving you valuable time and resources.
For laminated graphics, our Quadralign four-point optical registration system allows users to remove prints, laminate and simply reload them for precision cutting. Quadralign automatically realigns the cutting path and compensates for skew and distortion. The VS also functions as a stand-alone vinyl cutter.
Eco-SOL MAX 2 Ink
Roland’s new environmentally-friendly, high-definition Eco-Sol MAX 2 eco-solvent inks are specially designed to optimize image quality and color on a wide range of coated and uncoated media. Eco-Sol MAX 2 inks are virtually odorless, nickel-free and GREENGUARD Gold certified for low emissions of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) into indoor air, ensuring a healthier work environment. Inks are packaged in convenient 440 ml cartridges (White and silver available in 220 ml cartridges only) and are water, scratch and UV resistant up to three years outdoors*. Combined with variable droplet technology, Roland Eco-Sol MAX 2 inks deliver more brilliant color with superb detail in the highlights and smoother blends and transitions overall.
* Outdoor durability is based on accelerated weather tests. Results may vary depending upon location and application. Dry times vary depending on specific media characteristics. Lamination may be required for some applications or environmental conditions.
Roland Intelligent Pass Control Technology®
This system precisely controls dot placement between passes, allowing the VersaCAMM VS series to produce smooth gradations and flawless solid colors, while achieving faster throughput with virtually no banding in all print modes. This technology increases productivity by delivering the same print quality at higher speeds.