Join Us for the Latest Printer Technology Webinars

In the coming weeks, LexJet is hosting three printer technology webinars to help you discover which machines are best for you, your business and future growth. When attending a webinar, you’ll receive information on exclusive savings on the featured printers. Check out the upcoming offerings and sign up now — space is limited!

Canon PRO-6000S
Canon PRO-6000S

Canon PRO: Presenter and master photographer Pete Wright will lead a webinar on Tuesday, April 11, 11 a.m. EST, to discuss the latest advancements for Canon’s PRO-Series printers and software. These printers are ideal for businesses that place the highest value on image quality and ease of use, specifically for photo prints, posters, canvas and a variety of other applications. SIGN UP for the Canon webinar now.

HP Latex 365
HP Latex 365

HP Latex: This live webinar is hosted by John Stevens of HP’s Business and Channel Development. John will discuss how latex technology has evolved over time, and how HP leads the market with its 300 and 500 series of latex printers that help printers offer a greater array of applications for their customers. Join us Wednesday, April 12 at 11 a.m. EST. CLAIM YOUR SPOT for the HP Latex webinar today.

Epson SureColor S80600
Epson SureColor S80600

Epson SureColor: Solvent printing has been re-imagined by the engineers at Epson who have created the fastest solvent printers on the market with the best image reproduction. Join Epson’s expert Matt McCausland on Thursday, April 13 at 2 p.m. EST as he discusses state-of-the-art printer technology as well as next-generation solvent inks, automated maintenance and Epson’s rewards program. REGISTER for the Epson SureColor webinar while space is still available.

Radically Simple, High-Output Printing with HP DesignJet Z5600

How does a 39% faster with 20% cost savings on new printer sound? Hard to argue with those numbers. With the HP DesignJet Z5600, HP fine-tuned its machine to deliver not only high-impact graphics, but with a more efficient work flow and less ink consumption.

In May, HP rolled out this new 44-inch, which is equipped with a six-ink printing system, which helps reduce ink consumption, therefore cutting costs by 20% when compared to an eight-ink competitive printer in a small print shop environment. HP also included a chromatic red ink, which enhances the color gamut and delivers sharp, vivid graphics.

HPZ5600 printerHP has also perfected HP DesignJet Click printing software to save time and radically simplify one-click printing for files like PDFs, JPEGs, TIFFs and more. This new software is paired with the automatic multi-roll that makes media loading 75% more efficient than single-roll printers. Plus, the HP DesignJet Z5600 prints 39% faster than competitive aqueous printers on the market.

Check out the video above to see all the highlights that makes the HP DesignJet Z5600 an ideal choice for canvas, GIS, tech drawing and photo reproduction. Call LexJet at 800-453-9538 to learn how to save big on a new HP DesignJet Z5600.

February Printer Deals & Rebates You’ll Really Love

It’s the month of love, and that definitely means we’ve got some printer deals that you’ll fall for. Check out all of the deals, instant and mail-in rebates from Canon, Epson and HP. The special prices and rebates listed below are valid through Feb. 29, 2016, unless otherwise noted.

HP CITU, LOI Savings and Instant Rebates:

t200HP DesignJet Cash-In & Trade Up Winter 2016: When you upgrade your eligible trade-in, large-format product, you can get up to $3,000 cash back when you purchase or lease a qualifying new HP DesignJet T2530 36-inch PostScript Multifunction Printer or HP DesignJet T7200 42-inch Production Printer and the HP DesignJet PostScript/PDF Kit or HP DesignJet Roll Upgrade Kit. You’ll receive higher trade-in value if you provide the serial number and return the formatter or motherboard of the eligible trade-in, large-format printer or control panel of the eligible trade-in copier.

Tip of the Week: Is It Time to Upgrade My Printer?

We tapped Michael Clementi, who heads up our Experience Center, for some guidance on this one:

Q: What are some of the symptoms of an aging printer?

A: For aqueous piezo technology (like Epson or Roland), you’ll experience vertical banding running the length of the print, errors that you cannot navigate past or an increase in the number of cleanings needed to produce a healthy nozzle check. For aqueous thermal user-replaceable printheads (such as Canon or HP), you may come across errors related to hardware on the machine. A LexJet representative may be able to diagnose what the problem is, but if you need service, it would be best to contact the printer manufacturer for quotes or trouble shooting.

Q: Which repairs are worth the cost vs. purchasing a new printer?

A: If you are repairing a machine that initially cost you more than $15,000 five to seven years ago, a repair in the $1,000 to $3,000 range is reasonable. If it’s an aqueous printer that initially cost $5,000 or less and is older than five to seven years, I wouldn’t spend more than $500 or so on a repair, but get a quote first. If it is an older Epson or Roland and it needs a full printhead replacement (more than $600 for the part alone, plus labor) you are better off putting that money towards a new printer that is more cost effective, has newer technology and is covered under a warranty.

Q: What’s the typical lifespan of a printer?

A: The average lifespan for aqueous machines is five years. Solvent and latex printers are in the six- to eight-year range.

Q: When is it a wiser investment to upgrade rather than repair?

A: If quality, efficiency, cost per print and reliability have become concerns with your current model, you should research newer options. As printers grow older, the inks become more expensive (cost increases due to lower volumes produced and increased ink waste). Plus, you may experience more work stoppages.

Q: What are some examples of ROI I’ll see with a new printer purchase? 

A: If you are looking into a different technology (such as moving from aqueous to latex or solvent), the variety of applications you can offer your customers increases. New avenues for printing will generate new customers and excite your current customers. Adding new printers not only increases production instantly, it also gives you a reason to market yourself and your business. Branching into different markets or simply being the best in your current market relies heavily on the quality of the equipment you use to get the job done.

Q: How can LexJet help me out with a new printer purchase?

A: If you purchased the ink for your current printer from us, we’ll pick up your remaining stock and give you a credit when you buy a new printer. (Read more about that here.) We also offer tons of monthly printer rebates you’ll want to check out. Plus, our specialists are happy to set up a time to consult with you about the various printer technologies. Give us a call at 800-453-9538.

First of The 5: Deep Discounts on Select LexJet Photo Papers

For one month only – starting today through September 4 – get deep discounts and staggering savings on select LexJet photo papers… up to 40% (and even more on some roll sizes).

First of The Five Photo Paper DiscountsHere are some quick examples…

And that’s not all… there are deep discounts on every size of:

Remember, these prices are only good through September 4, so call a LexJet printing expert today at 800-453-9538 to get your deep discounts on photo papers. This offer is available via phone and at lexjet.com.

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HP Latex 300 Printer Series and HP Designjet Z-Series Production Printers Launched

HP Latex 360 Printer
The new HP Latex 360 Printer, revealed today at the ISA Sign Expo, and available through LexJet.

At the recent ISA Sign Expo 2014 in Orlando, HP introduced the HP Latex 300 Printer series and two new HP Designjet Z-Series Production Printers.

Powered by third-generation, water-based HP Latex ink technology, the HP Latex 300 Printer series helps low-volume customers efficiently handle more outdoor and indoor applications with improved durability and image quality. The HP Latex Printer series includes…

HP Latex 310 Printer: With a compact design ideal for smaller workspaces, the HP Latex 310 prints a wide range of media types up to 54 inches wide. Provides application versatility, indoor and outdoor, with scratch resistance comparable to hard-solvent inks on SAV and PVC banner. Automatic, reliable and low-maintenance, HP Latex printing ensures operational efficiency to free up time for other projects and tasks.

HP Latex 330 Printer: This affordable 64″-wide printer delivers print jobs fast, using healthier Latex water-based Inks and produces durable, scratch-resistance prints comparable to hard-solvent inks. Powered by third-generation, water-based HP Latex ink technology, the HP Latex 300 Printer series helps low-volume customers efficiently handle more outdoor and indoor applications with improved durability and image quality.

HP Latex 360 Printer: Produce indoor and outdoor prints on a variety of traditional signage substrates—even textiles, with high-quality, durable prints that provide scratch resistance comparable to hard-solvent inks. The higher-volume, 64-inch HP Latex 360 Printer prints up to 978 ft2/hr (91 m2/hr) and increases application versatility with an ink collector for porous textiles. The printer also features automatic front-to-back registration for printing double-sided banners.

HP Designjet Z6800
The new HP Designjet Z6800 Photo Production Printer features on-board advanced color management features, and is available through LexJet.

HP Designjet Z-Series Production Printers
Also designed for small to medium print shops, HP’s new Designjet Z6600 Production Printer and Designjet Z6800 Photo Production Printer are touted as the industry’s fastest 60-inch large-format inkjet printers. The Production Photo Printer also includes some extra built-in color-management horsepower. The new Designjet Z-Series Production Printers include…

HP Designjet Z6600 Production Printer: Turn orders in record time and efficiently produce outstanding color and black-and-white prints with six HP inks and print speeds as fast as 1500 ft2/hr in fast mode and 212 ft2/hr in high-quality mode. HP Double Swath Technology and the HP Optical Media Advance Sensor enable quality prints at top speed for a wide range of jobs on many substrates.

HP Designjet Z6800 Photo Production Printer: With all the speed and features of the HP Designjet Z6600, the Z6800 adds advanced color management features, including an embedded spectrophotometer, as well as HP Chromatic Red Ink for a wider color gamut and uniform gloss. It also includes a built-in take-up reel, 775-ml HP ink cartridges and long media rolls for unattended printing.

If you have any questions about the printers, and to find out more about pricing and specifications, call a LexJet account specialist at 800-453-9538.