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HP Expands HP Latex R Printer Series Portfolio


July 9,2018- Today, HP Inc. expanded its hybrid HP Latex R Printer Series with the R1000 Printerfor rigid and flexible printing. Designed for a variety of hybrid applicationsincluding signage and displays, the growing portfolio offers choice, value, andversatility while featuring innovative technologies including HP Latex RigidPrinting Technology and HP Latex White Ink.

"Print service providers are looking at newways to increase production and expand applications by investing in innovativeprint technologies such as rigid and white ink to embrace all the possibilitiesof print," said Joan Pérez Pericot, General Manager, HP Large Format GraphicsBusiness, HP Inc. "The new introduction to our HP Latex R Printer Series deliversa versatile and innovative print solution for medium-sized businesses to unlockprint opportunities and drive growth."                                                                        

The currentportfolio includes the HP Latex R2000 Printer, designed for large-signageprinter service providers (PSP) who require workflow efficiency and sustainedproduction. With the debut of the HP Latex R1000 Printer, HP is adding depth tooffer maximum value in one device. Designed for growing businesses withinvestment and space constraints, the versatile printer offers a single set ofinks for a wide range of flexible and rigid media including applications forretail, outdoor signage, window graphics, events and exhibitions, anddecorations.

The new printer comeswith three liter-ink cartridges, compared to the larger model with five liters,and is designed to accommodate materials up to 1.64 meters/64 inches wide andup to 5 cm/2-inches thick while the R2000 prints up to 2.5-meters/98-incheswide and up to 5-cm/2-inches thick.

The HP Latest R1000 enables:  

Highimage quality and vibrant colors: HP ThermalInkjet Printheads and redesigned HP Latex Inks achieve vibrant color gamut onrigid while preserving media gloss and feel with no smell. 

Printingin white without barriers: HP Latex White Ink delivers theglossiest white on transparent and colored media and achieves no wastebetween white print jobs. The removable HP Thermal Inkjet Printheads can bestored in an offline rotating chamber and automatic maintenance makes whitelike any other color, including automatic recirculation and nozzle checks.

Durabilityand versatility: HP Latex Overcoat adds durable and flexible water-based ink for high adhesion and scratchresistance while lower curing temperatures allow for wide media versatility. 

Efficiency:Productive belt workflow enables customers to handleprint peaks in-house and meet short deadlines with up to 57 sqm per hour (614 sqfper hour) with up to 60 kg/150lb rolls for flexible printing.

Smarterprinting: Proactive and preventive services via HP Smart Services maximizeuptime and helps avoid costly operatingmistakes with automatic maintenance, smart vacuum, and assisted loading.