HP Indigo 3550 Digital Press Advanced on-demand printing technology at a low initial investment The HP Indigo 3550 Digital Press offers HP Indigo’s offset-matching print quality and versatility at a low initial investment, making it the ideal solution for launching digital production. The press delivers a wide application range, with solid productivity and an ability to print with true spot inks for corporate brand colour matching. Maximise production flexibility. The HP Indigo 3550 Digital Press integrates easily within existing environments, complementing conventional printing and expanding service options with on-demand delivery that requires no minimum. It produces 68 pages per minute in full colour and 136 ppm in 2 colours or monochrome, regardless of media type. Fast return on investment. An attractively priced, solution to get started in digital printing, HP Indigo 3550 Digital Press owners enjoy low operating costs, reliability, and flexible pricing plans. Wide substrate range. The press supports the widest in-class substrate range, including coated, uncoated, specialty media, and thick substrates up to 400 microns. Enhancement package. An optional enhancement package provides high-speed monochrome printing and larger image size. This increases printing speed capabilities to 272 monochrome A4 pages per minute (1/0) and image size up to 317 x 450 mm. The leader in print quality and colour. Enabled by HP Indigo’s liquid ElectroInk technology and unique digital offset process, HP Indigo prints are of the highest quality. They match or even exceed offset, allowing them to be used interchangeably. The HP Indigo 3550 Digital Press provides: Environmental benefits. Make business more environmentally responsible by shifting production from conventional processes to digital, on-demand technology. The HP Indigo 3550 Digital Press supports many recycled and eco-certified papers. •Up to 5 ink stations, allowing use of spot colours To learn more, visit www.hp.com/go/graphic-arts or www.hp.com/go/hpindigo3550 •ElectroInk and the Indigo process, delivering a very thin ink layer for uniform gloss between ink and substrate •True spot colours, mixed off press, for outstanding Pantone-approved solids HP Indigo 3550 Digital Press High quality, easy operation HP Indigo offset print quality plus spot colours. Producing highquality jobs that satisfy branding requirements, the press enables PSPs to meet the tightest deadlines and offer clients cost-effective, on-demand runs. Low operating costs. Operating costs are kept low by reliable technology and flexible pricing from HP Indigo, making it easy to launch digital production and turn a fast profit. •PANTONE-licensed HP IndiChrome Ink Mixing System off-press for achieving up to 97% of the PANTONE® colour range using CMYK as well as orange, violet, rhodamine red, green, reflex blue, bright yellow, and transparent. •Increased uptime with HP Indigo Print Care tool set, offering remote or self-guided troubleshooting. •HP Professional Pantone Emulation Technology using CMYK on-press. •Flexible consumables and service pricing plans. •Oil Recycling System allows less oil consumption and reduces waste disposal costs. •High colour accuracy and consistency between sheets and jobs, and day-to-day. 2 3 4 6 10 5 7 8 11 9 Easy to use and operate. Designed for easy operation and maintenance, the press makes it easy to start offering digital printing services. •Continuous printing: load/unload while printing, proof while printing. •Two drawers enable continuous feeding, including of multiple substrates. •Easy “on-the-fly” spot colour replacement system. •Adjustment-free, minimum-touch paper handling. •Easy-to-use HP SmartStream Onboard Print Server. Use HP SmartStream products and partner solutions with the HP Indigo 3550 Digital Press to improve production efficiency and support digital growth. To learn more visit www.hp.com/go/smartstream 1. Feeder 2. High-speed laser writing head 3. Scorotron charging units 4. Photo Imaging Plate (PIP) 5. Binary Ink Developers (BIDs) 1 6. Blanket 7. Impression cylinder 8. Perfector 9. Ink cabinet 10. Proof tray 11. Stacker Technical specifications Printing speed 68 four-colour A4 pages per minute (two-up); 136 two-colour A4 pages per minute (two-up) Image resolution 812 dpi at 8 bit, addressability: 2438 x 2438 dpi HDI (High Definition Imaging) Line screens 144, 160, 175, 180, 230 lpi Sheet size 330 x 482 mm maximum Image size 308 x 450 mm maximum Paper weight* Coated: 80 gsm to 350 gsm; Uncoated: 60 gsm to 320 gsm; Thickness: 70 to 400 microns Feeder Two drawers with 180 mm depth each (1800 sheets of 120 gsm) A total of 3600 sheets of 120 gsm Both paper drawers support the full range of substrates Stacker Main stacking tray with 600 mm stack height supporting offset jogging (6100 sheets of 120 gsm) Proof tray with 60 mm stack height (600 sheets of 120 gsm) Print server (DFE) HP SmartStream Onboard Print Server Press dimensions Length: 3952 mm; Width: 2282 mm; Height: 2074 mm Press weight 2610 kg HP Indigo ElectroInks Standard 4-colour printing Cyan, magenta, yellow, and black HP IndiChrome off-press spot inks HP IndiChrome Ink Mixing System (IMS) for spot colour creation using CMYK as well as orange, violet, green, reflex blue, rhodamine red, bright yellow, and transparent PANTONE® colours Supports PANTONE PLUS®, PANTONE MATCHING SYSTEM®, and PANTONE Goe™ HP Professional PANTONE Emulation Technology using CMYK on-press; HP IndiChrome off-press (IMS) for achieving up to 97% of the PANTONE® colour range Options Expanded colour capabilities 5th ink station HP IndiChrome Ink Mixing System Enhancement package Increases printing speed to 272 monochrome A4 pages per minute and larger image size of 317 x 450 mm *Media characteristics vary. 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