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1800BG Brail & Graphics


UV printing ADA-compliant/Braille signs with patented Direct Color Systems technology saves time and costs when compared to other production methods.

This new solution is now available for those looking to get into the ADA/Braille sign production market at a price point that has never been offered before. Every Direct Jet 1800BG Braille & Graphics Printer package includes a Vacuum Table and ADA Software Module – everything needed to start producing signs.


Imaging Process
On-demand inkjet (Micro Piezo) 8-channel head with 180 nozzles/inch/channel

Text & Graphics1 : 720X720 Production1 : 720X1440, 1080X1440 / Quality2 : 1440X1440, 2880X1440, 5760X1440

Ink Droplet Size (Minimum/Maximum)
1.5 picoliters / 21 picoliters

Ink Colors
Yellow, Magenta, Cyan, Black, 2x White, 2x Clear

Ink Delivery System
Bulk Ink System™ User refillable 300mL Tanks

Print Speed
1:28 to produce a flat bi-directional 8″ x 12″ (203mm x 304mm) image at 1440 x 720 dpi / High Speed
3:11 to produce a flat bi-directional 12″ x 24″ (304mm x 610 mm) image at 1440 x 720 dpi / High Speed

Y-Axis Absolute Positioning Accuracy & Repeatability
±0.038mm // ±0.0015”

Print Direction
Uni- and bi-directional

Maximum Printable Area
304.8mm x 609.6mm // 12” x 24” for all standard print modes

Maximum Substrate Size
330.2mm x 660.4mm // 13” x 26” // Maximum Substrate Weight: 13.6kg (30lbs)

Z-Axis (Depth/Thickness Control)
0mm to 51mm (2”) with Vacuum Table installed
0cm to 102mm (4”) with Vacuum Table removed

Prints to a variety of substrates6 using DCS Multisolve LED UV IR2 ink set, including (but not limited to) plastic, glass, wood, ceramic, metal, etc.

Control Panel
89mm (3.5”) Color LCD Touch Screen Display

Hi-speed USB 2.0

Windows Operating System
Windows 7 (32 & 64 bit), Windows 8 (32 & 64 bit) or Windows 10 (32 & 64 bit)

System Minimum Requirements
CPU of >3GHz, 8GB RAM, 100 GB free hard disk space and 4 available USB 2.0 ports

Power Source
100-240 VAC, 50-60 Hz., 4 A auto switching

Operating Standing And Standby Temperature
16°C – 26°C (60°F – 80°F)

Non-condensing 20%-80%

Included Accessories
Vacuum Table, ADA/Braille Module

Depth 31.8″ (806.7mm) x Height 25.5″ (647mm) x Width 48.8″ (1239.4mm).
Height of 40.8″ (1036mm) when cover is fully opened

220 lbs. (100 kg)

Printer 1-year limited warranty

Color Byte RIP 10

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