Inca Digital Printers - 9/28/2008
Inca Digital Launches New High-Speed Spyder V Flatbed Printer
Inca Digital Printers announces the introduction of the Inca Spyder V, a new, faster printer based on the
design of the popular and highly successful Spyder series of flatbed inkjet printers.
The Spyder V printer has a unique Inca designed printhead array to achieve a higher throughput than other
Spyder 320 printers. Print speed is up to 1,001ft2/hr in production mode with a maximum speed of 1,399ft2/hr.
The Spyder V has a print area of 126 x 63" on substrates as thick as 1.18". While the standard color set of the
Spyder V is four color CMYK, a six color version is also available with the option of using Fujifilm Sericol's
unique Uvijet Ultratone color system.
The Inca Spyder V's 25 picolitre drop size, combined with Inca's own print module technology, delivers precise
ink drop placement, producing the excellent print quality for which Inca is renowned. Its color management
flexibility and easy file set-up with the RIP, plus exceptional white ink opacity make it a highly adaptable system
for the display printer producing a range of close viewing point-of-sale materials, external displays, backlit/frontlit
displays and graphics.
Valley Printing in Bingley, UK, the beta test site for the Spyder V and a long time Inca customer, is delighted
with the performance of the new printer. "I'm very impressed with its speed, performance and quality," says
John Haggas, Chairman and MD. "We produce ink heavy displays for retail POS customers and the Spyder
V produces high impact results with good ink adhesion on a tremendous variety of base materials. The beauty
of the Spyder is the consistency of the print it produces which reduces waste and keeps production costs
down. Plus, I like its small footprint which allows me to pile in/out stock close to the machine."
The Spyder V will complement other Spyder models in the range. Its faster speed enables the Spyder V to fill the
gap between the traditional Spyder 320 series and the faster Turbo Plus which delivers speeds of up to
1722ft2/hr. For customers still requiring the widest color gamut, the 8 color Spyder 320 will continue to be a
"Although the Spyder 320 is our most popular printer, customer feedback told us that they would like a Spyder
printer with speeds closer to that of our Turbos," explains Heather Kendle, Inca Digital's director of marketing.
"Now, our customers can be even more productive, allowing them extra capacity than they were previously
able to generate with the 320 range, whilst still offering versatility on color options, the Spyder V, with 4 or
6-color options, provides an even greater selection of Spyder printers from which to choose."