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Seiko I Infotech - 9/24/2013

Seiko Instruments USA launches Next Generation ColorPainter M-64s

Seiko Instruments USA announced today that it is now distributing the ColorPainter M-64s, a new eco-solvent, high-speed inkjet printer.

The new ColorPainter M-64s offers 64” (1,626 mm) wide printing in 6 (CMYK, Lc, Lm) or 7 colors (CMYK, Lc, Lm, Gy), with speeds up to 716 sf/h 
(66.5sm/h). The high speed printing capability of the ColorPainter M-64s was developed specifically to address the growing demand for high 
productivity from the signage and indoor graphics markets. 

The ColorPainter M-64s was designed to focus on the printing speed with PVC since it is the most popular material for signage and vehicle applications, 
and traditionally it is the most difficult to print on. The ColorPainter M-64s prints at the fastest sellable speed in its class on PVC using low-odor, 
eco-solvent inks, creating stunningly rich, bold colors that last longer outdoors.

The ColorPainter M-64s will be sold throughout North America & South America and are scheduled to start shipping this month. 

1. Eco- Solvent SX ink
Now you can have outstanding outdoor durability with an eco-solvent ink set. This ink set offers an industry-leading, 3-years outdoor durability (*1) 
without lamination. Also, has the highest sellable image quality in its class at maximum printing speed.

2. True Monochrome Printing
The 7-color model allows the use of gray ink. The addition of gray to the standard 6 color ink set improves real monochrome printing with no color shift, 
and offers smoother gradations in color prints. The 7 color configuration gives the ColorPainter M-64s a distinct image quality advantage.

3. Automatic Print Adjustment
This new function uses an optical sensor to automatically calibrate the printer when new media is loaded. Just run the auto print adjustment and then 
start printing with maximum quality.

4. On-Carriage Ionizer 
The on-carriage ionizer neutralizes static electricity on the media, automatically reducing static-related print issues - even in low humidity environments.

5. Smart Pass Technology 4 (SP4)
Now with a new dot control algorithm that controls ink flow and mixing to generate ideal dot size on various medias; resulting in superior image quality. 
This makes the printer perfect for both indoor and outdoor applications and reduces banding at high-speeds in each print mode.

6. Smart Nozzle Mapping 2 (SNM2)
A new dot control algorithm has upgraded the performance of the Smart Nozzle Mapping function in the M-64s, hiding missing nozzles better when clogs 
occur.

7. Dynamic Dot Printing Technology (DDP)
Controls and optimizes dot size and dot density to make consistently rich bold glossy colors with fine details. DDP also facilitates high density printing 
without any speed loss, giving the M-64s backlit film capabilities that no other printer can match.

8. Improved Media Take-up Unit
Now handles media roll weights up to 110lbs (50kg). A new slide out mechanism makes loading and unloading media easier than ever.

9. Media Lifter
Media lifting mechanism helps operator load and unload the media on the printer.

10. Remote communication function
CP Manager software, the bundled controller software that comes free with every ColorPainter, can now notify an operator by email or Twitter (*2) message. 
CP Manager can be operated directly from a PC, tablet or cell phone and now communicates in even more ways to keep you informed about what the 
printer is doing. It also allows the operator to remotely control and initiate operations.

11. Two Year Parts Limited Warranty
The ColorPainter M-64s comes with 2-year limited warranty. Warranty support is provided by authorized ColorPainter resellers throughout North & South 
America.

12. Bundled RIP Software
The ColorPainter M-64s comes bundled with ONYX RIP Center SIIT edition.

ColorPainter M-64s MSRP

ColorPainter M-64s 6 color with inks: $40,299
ColorPainter M-64s 7 color with inks: $42,599

ColorPainter M-64s 6 color without inks: $38,499
ColorPainter M-64s 7 color without inks: $40,499

www.seiko-i.com


Seiko I Infotech - 7/25/2013

Seiko I Infotech Unveils Next Generation ColorPainter M-64s Printer

Seiko I Infotech Inc. (SIIT) announced today that it is now showing for the first time at FESPA London the “ColorPainter M-64s”, a new low odor 
mild-solvent, high-speed inkjet printer. 

The new ColorPainter M-64s offers 64-inch (162cm) wide printing in 6 or 7 colors, with speeds up to 66 m²/h. The high speed printing capability of the 
M-64s was developed specifically to address the growing demand for high productivity from the signage and indoor graphics markets. 

Specifically, SIIT has been focusing on the printing speed on PVC since it is the most popular material for signage and vehicle applications, and 
traditionally it is the most difficult to print on. The ColorPainter M-64s prints at the fastest sellable speed in its class on PVC using low-odor, mild-solvent 
inks, creating stunningly rich, bold colors that last longer outdoors.

Besides raw speed, the ColorPainter M-64s offers over 100 improvements towards functional productivity; SIIT engineers carefully and thoroughly reviewed 
all workflow steps such as loading media, adjustments, printing, drying, winding media and unloading media and made improvements to improve 
efficiency and ease-of-use. The results are most refined ColorPainter printer ever produced by Seiko I Infotech.

SIIT also unveiled its new slogan of “Color On Time”, which represents the performance of this product in a short phrase. It was broken down into three 
guiding principles, “Fast”, “Precise” and “Reliable”. All the features and specifications of M-64s were developed along these guiding principles.

The “ColorPainter M-64s” will be sold through SIIT channel partners worldwide, and scheduled to start shipping within few months depending on 
regions.

SX inks supports both low odor and speed. It raised the maximum printing speed with sellable image quality to the highest level in the class.  It offers an 
industry-leading, 3-years outdoor durability*¹without lamination.

SX ink inherited the SIIT’s traditional high density print characteristics for backlit applications, which makes effective light blocking consistent with 
extreme details in shadow areas.

7-color model allows the use of a 7th ink color - gray. The addition of gray to the standard 6 color inkset improves real monochrome printing with no color 
shift, and offers smoother gradations in color prints. The 7 color configuration gives the ColorPainter M-64s a distinct image quality advantage over other 
6 color printers.

This new function uses an optical sensor to automatically calibrate the printer when new media is loaded. Just run the automatic print adjustment and then 
start printing with maximum quality.

The on-carriage ionizer neutralizes static electricity on the media, automatically reducing static-related print issues – even in low humidity environments. It 
helps keep printing consistent all year around.

SIIT’s proprietary banding reduction function has evolved one step further. SP4’s new dot control algorithm controls ink flow and mixing to generate ideal 
dot size on each media, which results in superior image quality. This makes the printer perfect for both indoor and outdoor applications and effectively 
negates banding at high-speeds in each print mode, without compromising overall image quality.

A new dot control algorithm has upgraded the performance of the Smart Nozzle Mapping function in the M-64s, hiding missing nozzles better when clogs 
occur.

DDP controls and optimizes dot size and dot density to make consistently rich bold glossy colors with fine details. DDP also facilitates high density 
printing without any speed loss, giving the M-64s backlit film capabilities that no other printer has.

Now handles media roll weights up to 50kg (110lbs.). It offers a new loose mode that minimizes the potential for transfer of ink from the printed surface to 
the liner. A new slide out mechanism makes loading and unloading media easier than ever.

Media lifting mechanism helps operator load and unload the media on the printer.

CP Manager software, the bundled controller software that comes free with every ColorPainter, now can notify an operator by email or a Twitter message. 
CP Manager can be operated directly from a PC, tablet or cell phone and now communicates in even more ways to keep you informed about what the 
printer is doing. It also allows the operator to remotely control and initiate operations.

M-64s comes with 2-year limited warranty (may vary by region). Warranty support is provided by SIIT’s authorized channel partners throughout the world.

The ColorPainter M-64s comes bundled with ONYX RIP Center SIIT edition.

www.seiko-i.com


Seiko I Infotech - 4/9/2013

Seiko Instruments USA Launches New Jetrix 1212FK UV Flatbed Printer

Seiko Instruments USA announced today that it has launched a new highspeed, high-resolution UV Flatbed printer called the Jetrix 1212FK. 
The new UV flatbed printer will be available exclusively through its national network of ColorPainter printer resellers.

The new Jetrix 1212FK UV flatbed printer is a medium-format, 4’x4’ flatbed printer aimed at screenprinters, product manufacturers, POP 
displaymakers, packaging manufacturers, awards & engravers, and signmakers that do not need or want a 4’x8’ sheet printer. The printer includes 
6 high resolution Konica 1024 print heads featuring 1,024 nozzles that can print up to 284 sfph (26 m2ph) at 1200 dpi with small 6 picoliter drop 
sizes. It includes full 3 layer white capability and offers an extremely strong and flat steel flatbed. The Jetrix 1212FK offers the industry’s highest 
resolution, fastest speeds, and outstanding colors and adhesion on a wide array of substrates – consistent with the ColorPainter printer family’s 
strengths. “The Jetrix 1212 UV printer is an extremely high-quality UV printer built from the ground up for high volume production of control panels, 
promotional items, awards, trophies, packaging prototypes, POP displays and signs 4’x4’ or smaller” states Jeff Olson, National Sales Manager for 
Seiko Instruments USA. “We believe the Jetrix 1212 fills a need in the industry between large 4x8 flatbed UV printers and smaller, slower UV 
printers that many shops are currently using. The Jetrix’s speed and image quality make it unique in the marketplace, and the build quality is 
substantially better than 90% of the UV solutions available.”

Jetrix printers are manufactured by Inktec Technology & Vision of Seoul, Korea, and have a long reputation of developing quality inks and printers over 
the last 7 years. Inktec and Seiko Instruments have a history of partnership; Jetrix printers have been sold by Seiko I Infotech, Inc. in Japan for the last 
2 years. Jetrix printers are well designed UV flatbeds with quality, tested components that are built for years of high volume printing. The Jetrix 1212FK 
is available exclusively through Seiko Instruments USA’s ColorPainter printer network of regional technology distributors and resellers. Jetrix 1212FK 
printers are available for deliver after April 15th, 2013.

Seiko Instruments USA is committed to offering a comprehensive portfolio of professional graphic printers to its worldwide customer base.

www.seiko-i.com


Seiko I Infotech - 5/2/2012

Seiko I Infotech Inc. (SIIT) Previews New Solutions for Signage

Seiko I Infotech Inc. (SIIT) announced today that it will preview their new solutions for the signage industry at the Drupa tradeshow in Dusseldorf, 
Germany, May 3 – May 16, 2012.  

The “NEON inks”, world’s first solvent based fluorescent inks, offer eye catching vivid colors on signage.

Two colors, “NEON yellow” and “NEON pink”, are provided to be used on the ColorPainter W series wide-format printers. Those two colors can be 
printed not only as spot colors, but also as composite colors with CMYK to enhance Chroma of photo image.

Printed image is bright under normal lighting, and it glows under black-lighting atmosphere.

The “ColorPainter H2” series printer comes up with the long-expected “Bulk-ink” system.

The acclaimed productivity of the H2 series wide format printer has now gotten 6 liters of ink for each CMYK color to be the round-the-clock 
printing machine.

SIIT also showcases the professional wide-format printer, “ColorPainter H2” series, with 8 colors which is equipped with gray and light gray inks in 
addition to the conventional 6 colors (C, M, Y, K, Lc & Lm) and the value priced high performance wide format printer, “ColorPainter W series”, 
prints with the eco-friendly HAPs free IX ink set.

Innovative “Smart Pass 3”, banding reduction technology,  “Dynamic Dot Printing”, high speed printing technology,  and “Smart Nozzle Mapping”, quick 
nozzle compensating technology are optimized for both “ColorPainter H2” series and “ColorPainter W” series to support their image quality, productivity 
and reliability that are demanded for outdoor and indoor signage industry.

SIIT is committed to offering a comprehensive portfolio of professional graphic printers to its worldwide customer base.

www.seiko-i.com


Seiko I Infotech - 10/7/2011

New High-Speed Series of Wide-Format Printers Announced By Seiko I Infotech Inc.

Seiko I Infotech Inc. (SIIT) announced today that it will add the new “ColorPainter H2 series”, mild-solvent inkjet printers to its ColorPainter H high 
speed printer series.

The new “ColorPainter H2” series includes two sizes, the “H2-104s” for 104 inches and the “H2-74s” for 74 inches. Two color configurations are available 
for both size printers: a 4 color configuration for higher productivity and better economy, and an 8 color configuration for better image quality true gray-
scale printing. The new ColorPainter H2  series has unmatched productivity as it prints images with consistent color density at a maximum printing 
speed of 100 m²/h (1,075 sfph ,) and 50 m²/h (538 sfph) for 4 color and 8 color configuration respectively.  Several new innovative printing functions 
are standard in the H2 series including “Smart Nozzle Mapping”, which offers the ability to remap a clogged nozzle instead of having to replace a print 
head. The new H2 series of printers offer extreme flexibility in the area of media selection, outstanding image quality, easy operation and unmatched 
reliability.

The “ColorPainter H2-104s” and the “ColorPainter H2-74s” will be sold through SIIT channel partners worldwide. The “ColorPainter H2” series will be 
debuted at the Viscom Germany show in Dusseldorf, Germanyfrom October 13th to 15th, and followed by SGIA show in New Orleans, the USAfrom 
19th to 21st. The “ColorPainter H2” series is scheduled to start shipping worldwide in the middle of October 2011.

Features:

1. Dynamic Dot Printing (DDP) Technology

DDP Technology offers the ability to jet 3 different drop sizes per print pass, which enables the printer to print at maximum printing speed without 
density loss while maintaining fine graininess even at low printing resolution.                                                           
                                                             
2. SmartPassTechnology 3

The new generation of the Smart Pass Technology offers a more sophisticated non-interleaving print head control and banding reduction 
performance to improve print quality and capability of printing on wide range of media.

3. Smart Nozzle Mapping

A new feature allows the operator to re-map print head nozzles in the event of a clogged nozzle. This extremely useful feature can remap up to 10 
print head nozzles per print head*1without losing any printing speed, theoretically reducing print head replacements by up to 10x and minimizing the 
maintenance cost.

4. Gray and Light Gray inks

The 8 color configuration including gray and light gray inks is capable of expressing solid metallic texture, light shadows and real gradations which 
can not be achievable with composite colors.  

5. CP Manager

CP_Manager printer control software comes free with printer, which enables the operator to see printer’s status and to perform print adjustments from 
directly from a PC.

6. Established EG-Outdoor GX inks (GX inks)

The GX inks give excellent density and outdoor durability using our standard, high-pigment loaded inks with extremely low usage and running costs.

The target annual sales volume of the “ColorPainter H2” series is 1,000 units worldwide.

www.seiko-i.com


Seiko I Infotech - 11/1/2010

New Video from Seiko

Seiko I Infotech created a new video for its newest printer, the V-64s. It can now be viewed on YouTube in high-definition. 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lm3KLCmGSO8

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Seiko I Infotech - 10/7/2009

Seiko Instruments USA Introduces New Value-Priced Inks For ColorPainter V-64s

Seiko Instruments USA announced today that it will add a new valuepriced EG-Outdoor LX mild solvent ink set 
to its EG-Outdoor ink series. 

The EG-Outdoor LX inks are designed specially for the ColorPainter™ V-64s, Seiko’s high-performance 64-inch 
mild solvent inkjet printer. The new LX inks will be unveiled at the Screen Printing & Imaging Technology Expo 
(SGIA) in New Orleans, Louisiana beginning October 7, 2009.

In addition to its competitive price point, the new EG-Outdoor LX inks also feature:
- Excellent outdoor durability
- Superb outdoor light fastness
- Outstanding color density

The new LX inks will be packaged in large 500ml cartridges and available in 6 colors (Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, 
Black, Light Cyan and Light Magenta). ColorPainter V-64s users will be able to select from either EG-Outdoor 
LX or EX inks. The new LX inks are a lower cost alternative ink for those customers that do not need or want 
the more environmentallyfriendly EX inks. EX inks offer lower VOCs and virtually no odor. The new EG-Outdoor 
LX inks will be sold through authorized ColorPainter distributors and are scheduled for limited availability in 
October 2009.

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Seiko I Infotech - 4/22/2009

Seiko Instruments USA Adds New Value Performance Printer To ColorPainter Series

Seiko Instruments USA announced today that it will add a new 64-inch mild-solvent inkjet printer to its
ColorPainter™ series. The new ColorPainter™ V-64s is specifically designed for the mid-volume sign and banner 
printing market. The new printer will be unveiled at the International Sign Association show in Las Vegas, 
Nevada, beginning on April 16th, 2009. The ColorPainter™ V-64s produces true 720 x 720 dpi prints with a 
revolutionary new 6 color ink set called EG-Outdoor EX ink. The new ink set has a very low odor which 
offers a better working environment while setting new performance benchmarks in the areas of media 
versatility, color gamut, dry time, glossiness and outdoor light fastness. It is the most advanced low-solvent 
ink made by Seiko I Infotech to date. 

The ColorPainter™ V-64s incorporates 6 newly developed print heads that allows the printer to achieve a printing 
speed of 172 sq. ft./ hour at 720 x 720, the fastest speed in its price class. It can jet higher pigment loaded inks, 
which makes higher density and richer color printing possible. The V-64s features Smart Pass Technology 
which enhances the beauty of the EG-Outdoor EX ink by eliminating or reducing pass-to-pass banding. 

A free blower unit comes with the printer; it supports media drying and take-up at maximum productivity. 

The ColorPainter™ V-64s will be sold through authorized ColorPainter distributors and is scheduled to ship in 
June 2009.

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Seiko I Infotech - 4/22/2009

Trade in Your Old Solvent Printer and Save up to $8,000 on a New Colorpainter

The Seiko Instruments USA, Inc. Trade-In Program encourages end user customers to upgrade their eligible 
wide-format solvent printers from competitive manufacturers with a new ColorPainter lowsolvent printer. End 
customers are eligible to receive a cash rebate for traded-in products that meet the program’s requirements. 
The rebate value is determined by the equipment traded in, and the ColorPainter solution purchased. The 
Seiko Instruments USA, Inc. Trade-In Program is scheduled to run from April 15, 2009 through July 31, 2009.

Eligibility
The Seiko Instruments USA, Inc. Trade-In Program is available to all owners of ColorPainter products who meet 
the following criteria:
- purchase a ColorPainter printer from an authorized Reseller between April 15th and July 31st, 2009.
- own and have clear title to an eligible trade-in product (see eligible products list below)

Eligible Printers
Agfa Anapurna 
Graphtec Signjet Pro 
FujiFilm Vybrant 
Hewlett-Packard DesignJet 8000
Hewlett-Packard DesignJet 10000
McDermid ColorSpan Displaymaker
Mimaki JV3-75SPII
Mimaki JV3-130SP 
Mimaki JV3-160SP 
Mimaki JV3-250SP 
Mimaki JV5-130S 
Mimaki JV5-160S 
Mimaki JV-33
Mutoh VJ 1204-48 
Mutoh VJ1604-64 
Mutoh VJ2606-100 
Mutoh Spitfire 65 
Mutoh Spitfire 90
Oce CS9060
Oce CS9065 
Oce CS9090 
Roland SJ Pro SC-545EX 
Roland SJ Pro SJ-645EX 
Roland SJ Pro SJ-745EX 
Roland SJ Pro XC-540 
Roland AJ-1000 
Seiko ColorPainter 64s
Seiko ColorPainter 100s 
Xerox 8265 
Xerox 8290

Special Promotion - buy a H-74s or H-104s and receive 2 sets of ink free! $5,280 Value!

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Seiko I Infotech - 1/29/2009

Seiko I Infotech ColorPainter H-74s Mild Solvent Printer Now Shipping

Seiko Instruments USA is pleased to announce that the new ColorPainter™ H-74s mild solvent inkjet printers are 
now shipping to dealers and end-users throughout North and South America.

The ColorPainter H-74s joins the ColorPainter H-104s as part of SIIT’s H-series of high-performance, mild solvent 
printers. The new H-74s offers similar performance and features as the ColorPainter H-104s, but offers a smaller 
footprint. Pat Ryan, General Manager of Seiko Instruments USA’s  Infotech Division, states, "The new 
ColorPainter H-74s printer is the highest performance 64” – 74” outdoor sign and banner printer in the world 
today, and was specifically designed as an upgrade path for owners of older 54” – 72” solvent printers that want 
faster throughput. The H-74s offers a unique balance of raw speed (291 – 1,076 sfph depending on 
configuration, which is 3x to 6x faster than existing printers at comparable resolution/passes) and excellent 
720 dpi image quality." The new H-74s printers have a MSRP of $59,999.95, and are available through 
authorized ColorPainter distributors.

The ColorPainter H-series printers come in two widths: 104” (Model: H-104s) and 74” (Model: H-74s).  Each 
printer features 8 new high-frequency piezo inkjet heads which offer true 720 x 720 dpi resolution. The super-
wide inkjet heads are capable of jetting multiple drops on a single location without slowing down, to create 
maximum ink density levels. The new ColorPainter H-Series printers also incorporate Smart Pass Technology, 
True MonoChrome printing, automatic head height adjustments, rack & pinion takeup, large 1.5 liter ink packs, 
and optional air filtration systems.

The new ColorPainter H-104s and H-74s will be demonstrated at the upcoming Graphics of the Americas show 
in Miami, and the upcoming ISA show in Las Vegas.

www.seiko-i.com


Seiko I Infotech - 1/6/2009

Seiko I Infotech Expands Its Product Portfolio for Outdoor Graphics Printing Worldwide

Seiko I Infotech (SIIT) today announced that it is expanding its product portfolio for outdoor graphics worldwide.   

SIIT has decided not to continue the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) agreement with Hewlett-Packard 
to jointly develop and market low solvent-based large-format printers for the outdoor graphics printing market 
beyond December, 2008. Beginning January, 2009, SIIT will provide a wider range of products not only with 
its existing technology, but also with new technologies. 

Masaomi Yoshioka, president of SIIT said, "We are committed to developing an extensive product line for the 
graphics market to meet our customers’ needs. An entry-level production printer will be introduced in spring 
2009 in addition to other new products, to follow on the heels of the recently introduced ColorPainter H-104s 
and H-74s mild solvent printers and continue in the SIIT tradition of excellent engineering and outstanding 
performance."

www.seiko-i.com


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