Formax ColorMax 8 Digital Color Printer

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Optional Accessories/Supplies 

  • Output Conveyor Stacker - $2,095
  • Infrared Inkjet Dryer - $1,595
  • cmColor RIP & Color Match Software -- call for pricing

Basic Specs for the Formax ColorMax 8 Digital Color Printer

  • Resolution: Up to 1600 x 1600 dpi
  • Throughput: Up to 3,600 sheets per hour and up to 8,000 #10 envelopes per hour
  • Duty Cycle: 30 million pieces or 400,000 per month over a 5-year life cycle
  • Full-color CMYK output
  • Material Size: Min: 3" W x 4" L; Max: 10.5" W x 17" L
  • Material Thickness: Up to 3/8" 
  • Print Area: Up to 8.5" x 40" with full bleed capability under 8.6"
  • Ink Tank Capacity: Cyan 250ml, Magenta 250ml, Yellow 250ml, Black 500ml
  • Dimensions: 34" L x 22" W x 18" H (with conveyor stacker: 81" L x 20" W x 18" H)
  • Weight: 120 lbs
  • Electrical: 100VAC 60Hz / 2A

Features of the Formax ColorMax 8

  • Applications include return address, letterhead, windowed/non-windowed envelopes, barcodes, postage, invitations, invoices, and labels
  • Accommodates up to 3/8" thick media: including stuffed envelopes, chipboard, corrugated cardboard, cartons, padded envelopes and more
  • Memjet® print head has 70,400 ink nozzles for higher speeds and lower ink use than standard print heads
  • Hardware Required: Windows-based PC, XP and newer
  • PC Interface: USB & Ethernet
  • Firmware Update: Electronic firmware update downloads via PC connection
  • Fonts: All available TruType or Postscript system fonts

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    Description of the Formax ColorMax 8 Digital Printer

    The Formax ColorMax8 Digital Color Printer is the latest addition to the ColorMax Digital Printer line. It utilizes the most up to date inkjet technology to produce full-color, full-bleed printing on a wide variety of mailing and packaging materials. With a wider, flatter paper path, it goes beyond standard envelope printing and addressing. The ColorMax 8 can accommodate media up to 3/8” thick so it’s able to print on stuffed envelopes, chipboard, corrugate cardboard, cartons, padded envelopes and more.

    The large 7” touchscreen control panel provides full control of the printing process, showing image preview, system status and it also includes and electronic thickness control which means you simply select the media thickness and the ColorMax 8 automatically adjusts.The ColorMax 8 uses MemjetTM Technology, the print head has 70,400 color ink nozzles for higher speeds and lower ink use than standard print heads. It produces beautiful, CMYK output with up to 16.8 million colors. Since it uses thermal inkjet technology which doesn’t require heat or contact to create an image it can be used on pre-printed and window envelopes without damage to the window or the original image. The ColorMax 8 can print up to 3,600 11” sheets or up to 8,000 #10 envelopes per hour and has a duty cycle of up to 400,000 prints per month.
    The ColorMax 8 is also available with a 3' conveyor stacker.

    Manufacturer Name Formax
    Throughput Speed Up to 3,600 per hour sheets; Up to 8,000 per hour #10 envelopes
    Print Type Full color fixed head
    Print Area 8.5" x 17" full bleed
    Model # Colormax8
    Weight 120 lbs.
    Height 21"
    Width 22"
    Depth 34"
    Voltage 100 VAC 60Hz / 2A

    Shipping Weight 140.0000
    Shipping Length 27
    Shipping Width 40
    Shipping Height 20
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