LexJet - 1/16/2008
Legend 72HUV Printer Offers Unrivaled Versatility and Reliability at an
Sarasota, Fla. - The affordable Legend 72HUV industrial inkjet printer from LexJet enables graphics firms of all
sizes to cost-effectively produce signs, banners, displays, and exhibits on a huge variety of popular sign
materials. Engineered and built by the Digital Equipment Company, the Legend 72HUV uses UV-curable inks to
print photo-quality images and graphics up to 72 in. wide on rolls of flexible materials or sheets of rigid substrates.
Because the printer is built for reliability and switches so effortlessly from rolls to rigid sheets, users can produce
a higher number of jobs every day, as well as the wide assortment of signs and displays commonly required for
"We designed this printer with feedback from veteran users of UV-curable printing technology," explains John
Crumbaugh, vice president of technology for Digital Equipment Company.
Priced under $100,000, the Legend 72HUV includes top-grade components, built-in automated maintenance
technology, and a 24-month written warranty. To provide smooth, trouble-free production immediately after
installation, the price also includes a comprehensive, rigorous training program for current and future operators.
"We sourced the printer components from top-line manufacturers in England, Germany, Switzerland, Japan,
and the United States," says Crumbaugh. "Then, we built those world-class components into a solid steel
chassis at an ISO-certified assembly plant in China."
Virginia King, co-owner of Fastsigns El Paso, has been using the Legend 72HUV printer since the fall of 2007.
She bought the printer because she regarded it as the next logical step for growing her business.
“It helps make sign buying simple for my customers," says King. "Now we can accommodate every one of our
customers’ needs. Plus, LexJet has provided an outstanding and in-depth training program for our operators,
and their service and support, as always, is second to none. I know I can rely on LexJet to provide continued
value for the life of the printer."
The Legend72HUV includes the following:
Automatic Printhead Maintenance for Extended Life and Reduced Ink Waste
At the push of a button, the AutoServe Printhead Service Station automatically primes, cleans, and caps the
printer’s eight Spectra Galaxy 256 industrial printheads. This hands-free, automated maintenance extends the
life of the printhead while significantly reducing ink waste and the need for operator intervention.