Chromira SE Lab

“Lab Solution for Productivity, Savings and Broad Versatility”

The Chromira SE Lab features a fully-integrated, professional 30” digital printer/processor lab system that will produce package orders of small prints, larger prints, and murals with perfectly color-matched, high-quality results.  The SE Lab provides owners with high productivity, cost savings, broad versatility, and high efficiency workflow and easy integration.

The SE Lab reduces operational, space and energy savings. It allows effective labor utilization where resources are available and/or comprise a relatively small portion of operational expense.

The Chromira SE Lab prints stunning digital images from 3’x5’ to 30”x100’ from one roll of 30’ media ensuring perfect color matching, simple operation, reduced inventory keeping, and low waste.

The SE Lab uses state-of-the-art, award-winning, and patented LED technology to create beautiful, high quality prints. It images on any RA-4 media and surface, including backlit display films.

The Chromira SE Lab provides labs a competitive advantage in and across market segments, including portrait, wedding, commercial, custom, fine art, event, schools, and consumer.  It produces innovative products for customers with very different requirements, preferences, and expectations… and will still be a match for every one.

The Chromira SE Lab is fully upgradeable to obtain the cutting, sorting, and collating benefits of the Chromira 5x ProLab. These automatic capabilities will result in an enhanced workflow significantly improving turnaround, accuracy and delivery.

Features:

  • Spectacular digital images.
  • High-speed print production.
  • Optimized for functionality, reliability, and ease of maintenance.
  • Produces images from 2-up wallets to 30”x164’ from one roll of 30’ media.
  • Finish cuts large-format prints
  • Simultaneous order input, printing, and management.
  • Perfectly matched and managed orders across multiple sizes.
  • Lab operator sorting, stacking and assembling of order packages
  • Small footprint.
  • Simple operation.
  • Daylight loading with no cassettes, eliminating the need for a darkroom.
  • Easy integration with all popular workflows.
  • Savings in equipment, space and energy costs.
  • Reduced material inventory keeping.
  • Affordable pricing and maintenance costs.
  • Automated nesting and cutting of print orders.
  • Sophisticated built-in self-diagnostics system.

 

Specifications: 

  • Material Size: Daylight loading of 30" (76 cm) down to 10” (25.5 cm) wide rolls.
  • Loading or unloading time: Less than 2 minutes.
  • Materials: Any RA-4 media and surface, including backlit display films.
  • Print Sizes: 3.5 x 5" (9x12 cm) up to 30 inches x 164 feet (.76 x50 m), full bleed or with borders. Image files scaled on-the-fly to any desired print size.
  • File types: TIFF (Mac or Windows), Windows BMP, or JPEG. Open interface from RIP.
  • Physical: 65" L x 60" W x 66" H, 28 sq. ft. (1.65m L x 1.52m W x 1.68m H, 2.5 sq. m.)
  • Access required on all 4 sides.
  • Daylight loading. (No cassettes required)
  • Connections: 100 Base-T network, Air, Water, Power: 208V, 6.8kW/32A.
  • Integrated RA4 photographic processor.
  • Print Finishing: Automated cutting across the width of the paper.
  • Print Head: Proprietary LED Imaging Technology (Patented). Utilizes ZBE’s powerful Chromira5x Hybrid LED imaging engine.
  • Print Speed: 24” per minute. Equals: 1440 – 4x6", 480 – 8x10", 240 – 11.x 14", 69 – 20x30", 35 – 30"x40".
  • Image Resolution: 300 PPI; 425 PPI visual resolution with ZBE's patented LED Resolution Enhancement Technology.
  • Color Depth: 36 bit.
  • Platform: Windows XP (embedded in printer).
  • Open System: Compatible with all commercial RIP packages. Dedicated RIP is NOT required. Compatible with any off-the-shelf color management software.

 

Optimized for Throughput:

  • Each workstation on the network has full control of “front end” printer functions.
  • Print files may be printed from any location on the network with no Operator required for printing.
  • Printing begins immediately and proceeds as the file is received over the network.
  • The user interface for submitting jobs and controlling printing parameters is refined for high throughput and particular ease of use. Each workstation submitting jobs to the printer can control all printing parameters as well as monitor the queue of work being printed. (E.g. print size, image rotation, print job priority, borders, text notes on prints, color balance, and number of prints.)
  • Multiple Chromira printers are supported on the network.
  • Open System: Compatible with all commercial RIP packages.
  • Integrated RA4 photographic processor.
  • Print Finishing: Automated cutting across the width of the paper.

 

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