The Roland TrueVIS™ VF2-640 is an 8-color, 64-inch wide-format eco-solvent inkjet printer built to print color-accurate signs, vehicle graphics, labels, decals, and heat-transfer apparel. The first “print-only” model in Roland’s DG’s TrueVIS series of devices that use eco-solvent inks, the VF2-640 inherits many features from Roland’s TrueVIS VG2 series of printer/cutters.
“The VF2 is an unbeatable machine for those who prefer a ‘print-then-cut’ workflow,” explains Daniel Valade, Roland DGA Product Manager of Digital Print. “It offers incredible color and quality across a variety of media substrates, plus the productivity and legendary Roland DG reliability needed in the most demanding print environments.”
The VF2 can be seamlessly paired with Roland DG’s GR-640 large-format cutter, or a Roland DG Pro series cutter, for the high-productivity, precision cutting of decals, labels, heat transfers, and other print and cut applications. Print/cut data can be automatically processed by the included VersaWorks® 6 RIP software, for maximum production efficiency.
Inks for Wider Color Gamuts and More Spot Colors
Orange and Green Inks: The VF2 comes with a new TR2 Green ink. Combining the new green ink with the previous orange ink and CMYK inks makes it possible to achieve challenging hues of purples and reds.
A new True Rich Color 2 Preset maximizes the wide-gamut potential of the TrueVIS VF2-640. It enables users to combine vibrant colors with neutral grays, smooth gradations, and natural skin tones to produce vivid, photorealistic output.
The expansion of Green colors in the True Rich Color 2 preset makes it possible to produce more process colors. To enhance color matching and reproduction, a Green Roland DG Color System Library includes 142 newly available spot colors.
The multi-process color function on the VF2-640 makes it possible use the Orange and Green inks as process colors.
Because print-service providers specialize in different types of advertising, decor, or photographic art prints, the VF2-640 can be configured to run different combinations of ink colors, including:
- Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black, Light Black, Orange, Green and White
- Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black, Light Cyan, Light Magenta, Light Black, and White
- Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black, Light Cyan, Light Magenta, Light Black, and Orange
The machine can also run with 7 colors (without the white) or with two 4-color sets of ink (Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, and Black).
Because the TR2 inks are UL GREENGUARD Gold certified for low chemical emissions, the inks can be used to produce indoor wall graphics that won’t adversely affecting the building’s indoor air quality.
Performance Warranties: Many buyers of outdoor signage and vehicle wraps want assurance that the graphics will last for several years. Graphics printed with TR2 inks on select 3M media qualify for the 3M™ MCS™ Warranty and graphics produced with selected Avery materials can be provided with the Avery Dennison™ ICS Performance Guarantee.
Four FlexFire™ Piezo Printheads provide vibrant colors and outstanding detail, even in high-speed modes.
TU4 Media Take-up Reel offers two modes to handle everything from thin films to heavy canvas materials. The improved stability of media take-up improves the efficiency and accuracy of post-print processes such as cutting or laminating.
Newly Designed Pinch Roller System simplifies media loading and improves tracking accuracy.
Roland DG Mobile 2 app lets you test-print, clean and troubleshoot your printer from your tablet or smartphone.
Two-Year Trouble-Free Warranty with customer service and support from Roland DGA.
The Roland TrueVIS VF2-640 printer was announced June 11, 2020.