Combines large-format printing with RA-4 photo processing.
ZBE has added to its product line with the introduction of a large-format digital lab system: the Chromira 5X 30 Lab. The Chromira 5X 30 Lab combines the company's Chromira 5X 30 large-format RA-4 printer with a fully integrated RA-4 photographic processor lab. It also features XY finish print cutting, order stacking, and automated back printing.
Features of this system include: ZBE's LED Resolution Enhancing Technology; Chromira Hybrid LED imaging engine; daylight loading of 30-in. rolls of RA-4 photographic paper and film; print sizes from 4 x 5 in. to 30 in. x 16 ft with full bleed or borders; print speeds up to 24 in./min; 300-ppi standard resolutions; 425-ppi visual resolution; 36-bit color; and unattended operation. The system is compatible with all commercial RIP packages; a dedicated RIP is not required. It's compatible with any color-management software.
Price: $129,000; shipping in summer 2006.