VersaStudio 20" BN-20 Desktop Inkjet Printer/Cutter by Roland
Better Image Quality Through State-of-the-Art Print Technology
The VersaStudio utilizes the same advanced print technology as Roland’s VersaCAMM VS series. The new piezo inkjet head prints up to 1440 dpi using variable droplet technology with seven precise droplet sizes to optimize image quality. Roland Intelligent Pass Control™ Technology delivers exceptional quality prints with smoother gradations, richer density and deeper image saturation for photographic and vector output. Best of all, the print technology is built to last. The gold-plated head reduces static, preventing clogging, and a patent-pending wiper system decreases wear and tear on the print head and prolongs its life by reducing buildup.
Three Different Ink Choices - Including Metallic Silver Ink
The BN-20 offers a choice of three different ink configurations. Four-color (CMMYK) is the best choice for standard process color inkjet printing. Eco-SOL MAX offers fast drying time, high density, wide color gamut, rugged scratch resistance, low cost per square foot and broad uncoated media support. Eco-SOL MAX is virtually odorless, and graphics are water and UV resistant up to three years outdoors** without lamination. ** CMYK only The five color inkset — combining metallic silver ink with CMYK — is the premier choice for versatility and market competitiveness. This allows you to add value and sophistication to virtually any graphic on a wide range of media, including clear vinyl and films, fine art paper, canvas, and photobase paper. Metallic Silver Eco-SOL MAX ink — recognized as DPI Product of the Year — can be printed as a spot color, or combined with CMYK to produce over 500 striking metallic and pearlescent colors. The new Metallic Texture Library adds 26 different texture fills as well. A third configuration, CMYK aqueous ink, is also available for the BN-20. This high-density water-based ink creates brilliant colors and excellent print quality, for short-term indoor applications. The ink configuration must be selected at the time of install. It is not possible to change the ink configuration after a selection has been made and the printer has been inked up.
Print and Cut in One Integrated Workflow
The BN-20 features a new cutting carriage design that does not bounce against the media if the cutting force is set too high for the substrate. Combined with the largest cutting force of all Roland print/cut devices at 300 grams, precision control of Z movement keeps the cutting consistent and virtually eliminates common problems inherent in drag knife contour cutting technology with simple up/down electronic controls.
No Roland Has Ever Been Easier to Use
The BN-20 is the easiest to use of any device in the Roland printer lineup. All functionality of the device is handled through the VersaStudio utility software. The utility software package is actively open in the Windows® taskbar and controls basic machine functions, status and calibrations. The utility software also monitors replacement of consumable parts like wipers and contour cutting blades.
Bundled Design Software
The VersaStudio comes complete with R-Works, an entry-level design package created by Roland. It allows you to import stock photos or personal photos taken with a digital camera, create original layouts with text, and edit custom print and cut graphics. R-Works also includes a vector art library of stock designs.
VersaWorks Professional RIP Software
Developed exclusively for Roland inkjet printers and printer/cutters, VersaWorks RIP software ensures exceptional production output with unmatched ease of use. Based on the latest Adobe CPSI 3019 engine, VersaWorks includes advanced error diffusion, 16-bit rendering, and the Roland Color system, which accurately reproduces more than 1,000 standard colors and 512 metallic colors. With Roland@NET, updates are free and easy, automatically uploaded through your Internet connection. VersaWorks is fully compatible with Windows 7, Vista and XP.
USCutter Installation Training and Support
All USCutter wide format printers, will require professional installation and training services, which we offer at an additional cost. All printers will also require freight delivery and insurance too. Please contact your USCutter representative for details and added cost quotes for these services, as they vary depending on your location and needs.