PMA 2010 Report
Samsung announced its latest wireless printers for personal, home office and small business users. The Samsung CLP-325W and the multifunction Samsung CLX-3185FW deliver high quality prints using Samsung’s new Polymerized Chemical Toner, and have the small footprint and simple functionality that make them a fit for a variety of home and small office users. The Samsung CLP-325W and CLX-3185FW feature Samsung’s new advanced Polymerized Chemical Toner, which creates high-resolution, high-gloss prints. In addition, the toner creates more durable prints thanks to the chemical toner fusing ability. By having stronger fusing, the print is preserved with less image destruction.
One year after introducing what has become the world’s best-selling 3D printer - the Dimension uPrint - Stratasys says it has expanded the product line with the uPrint Plus - an enhanced version with lots of new features - while still keeping the price under $20,000 (USD). Like the dimension uPrint personal 3D printer, the Stratasys uPrint Plus 3D printer has a small footprint for true desktop use (635 x 660 mm). The 3D printer can print in eight colors of Stratasys ABSplus material, making it easier for designers to differentiate individual assembly components and better depict their product.
The HP Photosmart C4600 All-in-One Series is a versatile, intuitive printing system that makes at-home scanning, copying and printing simple and convenient. Easily view and print photos, web pages and everyday documents with the printer’s color display with an HP TouchSmart frame. Built for efficiency, the HP Photosmart C4600 All-in-One Series also includes the HP Photo Print Gadget, which helps save time and avoid errors by allowing users to drag and drop photos to a desktop icon from virtually anywhere on a PC. Additionally, consumers can produce lab-quality photos without needing a Personal Computer simply insert a memory card and preview photos on a color display and print.
The HP Deskjet D2600 Printer Series is an affordable, easy-to-use, energy-efficient solution that consistently delivers reliable prints for everyday projects. Requiring just three one-touch buttons and simple set-up steps, this printing system is ideal for printing homework assignments, creative projects and photos. Great print quality, small in size and affordable, the new HP Deskjet D2600 Printer Series is great for first-time printer owners, families needing an additional printer, and college students. Convenient access to cartridges and an ink level gauge that shows when ink is running low make this new Deskjet printer easy to maintain as well.
The HP Deskjet F4400 All-in-One printer series is an easy-to-use and affordable print, copy and scan solution with a modern design and intuitive control panel. Built for simplicity and quick speeds, this energy-efficient all-in-one series offers several helpful features that make it ideal for users who prefer hard copy prints of articles, emails, recipes, web content and photos. In addition, customers can help conserve resources with the Energy-Star qualified HP Deskjet F4400 All-in-One printer with the paper-saving option that allows users to print multiple pages on both sides of the paper.
Sony is announcing a new professional dye-sublimation printer, the Sony UP-DR80 photo printer, providing event photographers, portrait studios and retailers a reliable solution for producing high quality digital photo prints. The new printer’s features include the ability to output both glossy and ProMatte finishes, fast print speeds, and an advanced dye-sublimation process that does not require many of the harmful chemicals used in film-based printers. With a footprint of just 12.5 inches x 16.75 inches x 8.13 inches (WxDxH) and weighing only 25 lbs, the new printer is among the smallest and lightest full-page, dye-sublimation printers available today.