HP Latex Ink printing returns to photokina with the new HP Designjet L26500 Printer that produces odorless prints on a wide variety of substrates including vinyl, fabrics, paper, film, and low-cost uncoated media for colorful photo applications.
Using water-based HP Latex Inks, the HP Designjet L26500 Printer is a six color machine that can produce up to 155cm-wide (61 inch) applications. With the ability to deliver prints suitable for indoor and outdoor use in resolutions up to 1200 x 1200dpi, the printer can operate at speeds up to 22.8 sqm/hr (246 sqft/hr).
The HP Latex technology presents numerous opportunities for professional photo labs and PSPs to produce custom - even personalized - wall coverings, textiles for soft furnishings and hangings.
Also on the stand will be the HP Designjet Z6200 and Z3200 Photo Printers.
Designed for photo labs, digital print shops, advertising agencies, design firms and commercial printers, the HP Designjet Z6200 Photo Printer series (available in 1.067m (42 inch) and 1.524m (60 inch) models), with speeds up to 140 sqm/hr (1,500 sqft/hr), delivers photo-quality prints with a resolution of up to 2,400 dots per inch (dpi).
HP Vivid Photo Inks offer improved scratch resistance, gloss levels and gloss uniformity and a wider color gamut with deeper blacks than previous HP inks. The printer's 8-ink printing system also features HP Chromatic Red ink, extending the color gamut.
The HP Designjet Z3200 (available in 61cm (24 inch) and 1.117m (44 inch) models) delivers gallery-quality, black-and-white and color photographs, art enlargements, large-format designs and high-accuracy proofs that stand out and survive the test of time. The Z3200's12-ink printing system, using HP Vivid pigment inks, features HP 73 Chromatic Red ink, which enables up to 95 per cent coverage of PANTONE Colors.
Helping retailers achieve growth and meet customer needs
HP will feature a fully equipped retail photo center model and in-home publishing center, demonstrating how retailers can leverage HP's portfolio of web-to-store and in-store assets to drive on-demand publishing of personal photos and capitalize on the profitable market of personalized photo creative merchandise. photokina attendees also can experience HP's portfolio of software solutions and same-day creative output.