HP Completes HP Indigo 7500 Digital Press Beta Testing
This combination of high-speed and exceptional productivity enables the press to push the crossover point with conventional printing to thousands of pages.
The HP Indigo 7500 connects with one of two high-performance, scalable HP SmartStream digital front ends (DFEs).
• HP SmartStream Production Pro Print Server is a robust, scalable, versatile and high-performance print server, capable of managing large print volumes. This DFE increases productivity with automated job routing and processing, as well as detailed job and production floor tracking.
• HP SmartStream Production Plus Print Server, Powered by Creo, is designed for general commercial printers and provides added value through a full graphic arts feature set for out-of-the-box job control and editing in single and multiple-press environments.
Optimum print quality
Using HP ElectroInk and a digital printing process that emulates conventional printing, the HP Indigo 7500 Digital Press is able to deliver unmatched print quality. With its advanced automation of ink charging, the new HP Indigo press breaks new ground in color consistency and uniformity.
HP Indigo offers four-, six- and seven-color printing, plus print service providers (PSPs) can use special spot colors that are either ordered or mixed on-site with the HP IndiChrome Ink Mixing System. This ensures that PSPs can meet their customers’ most exacting branding requirements, accurately matching up to 97 percent of PANTONE® Colors. Users can produce professional photo prints using HP Indigo’s six-color photo imaging process featuring Light Cyan and Light Magenta inks, ensuring accurate replication of shadow detail as well as smoothed and enhanced skin tones.
Maximum versatility for a wide range of applications
A wide selection of applications is possible on the new, highly flexible HP Indigo press, including marketing collateral, photo-specialty printing, direct mail, transpromotional statements, books and magazines.
The HP Indigo 7500 Digital Press supports a wide range of substrates, more than 1,000 of which meet environmental standards. The press can run coated, uncoated, synthetic, transparent, colored or adhesive media, in thicknesses from 70 to 400 microns. The optional thick substrate kit extends this range up to 460 microns/18 points to enable printing on paperboard for point-of-purchase applications and folding cartons.