SOLJET EJ-640

A busy, high-volume print shop needs never-say-die people, and a printer that can deliver quality output at high speeds. Meet the new EJ-640 large format digital printer. With dual staggered print heads and a rigid new industrial design, productivity and quality are built in.


So are big-time savings.

The EJ-640 runs with new Roland EJ inks, which are available in 4 or 7 colours and 1-Litre cartridges that cost up to 35% lower than the competition. The result? High-volume, low-maintenance printing and bold, exciting colours that deliver higher profit margins.


 

Unshakable Performance, Even Under Pressure

Demand is high, business is cranking, so everyone and everything has to be clicking. The EJ-640 is your go-to large format digital printer for high quality, volume output of wall and vehicle wraps, posters, banners and indoor and outdoor signs. And with an integrated tri-heater system, advanced media handling, and high-capacity inks, you can spend less time operating the printer and more time making money.

Feature Summary

  • New GREENGUARD Gold certified quick-drying Roland EJ inks and 1-litre cartridges save you 35% over other printers on the market

  • Rigid new industrial design and dual staggered print heads deliver high-quality, high-volume printing

  • Media feed system, heating system and optional take-up system keep pace with high-speed production

  • Dual eight-channel Piezo inkjet heads house 180 nozzles per channel

  • Offset-positioned print heads move in a large print swath for increased production/follow a mirrored pattern to reduce the chance of banding

  • Variable dot control achieves smooth gradations and deep image saturation on a broad range of media

 

Gain an Edge with the SOLJET® EJ-640 Large Format Digital Printer

More than a job, it’s your reputation coming out of that printer. This is precisely why the EJ-640 large format color printer is designed to ensure quality results even at high speeds:

  • Dual eight-channel Piezo inkjet heads house 180 nozzles per channel

  • Offset-positioned print heads move in a large print swath for increased production and follow a mirrored pattern to reduce the chance of banding

  • Advanced media feed allows media to feed through the printer accurately at high speeds     

  • Rigid industrial design ensures quality output

  • Patent-pending Roland Intelligent Pass Control system controls dot placement between passes, producing exceptional solid colors and photographic image quality

Variable dot control achieves smooth gradations and deep image saturation on a broad range of media
 

Produce Rich, Vibrant, Durable Color for Less

New, specially formulated, quick-drying EJ INK produces amazingly brilliant colors. The inks also provide unmatched long-term outdoor durability, scratch and chemical resistance, broad media support and a wide spectrum of color. And the available 1-Liter cartridges allow the EJ to run without frequent cartridge changes. Need more? Configurable to dual-CMYK or CMYKLcLmLk for finer details, smoother gradations and more neutral grays (made possible with Light Black ink).   


Free Up More of Your Time.

Because the EJ-640 large format color printer doesn’t need constant attention, you can concentrate on other important tasks. Here are just a few features that get you through longest print runs:

  • 1-Liter ink cartridges

  • Front-mounted take-up unit

  • Adjustable media feed for accurate centering and take-up

  • Support of heavy roll media

  • Rigid industrial design eliminates vibration for quality printing even at high speeds

  • Fully adjustable print heads support various media thicknesses

Count On a Quick-Dry Finish

The EJ-640 dries prints quickly – even in high-speed mode – for immediate finishing, installation or collection by the take-up system.
The integrated tri-heater system features:

  • Pre-heater to improve media receptiveness

  • Print heater to accelerate ink fastness and brightness

  • Dryer to accelerate drying and ensure greater productivity and scratch resistance

An included dryer/blower unit evenly dries large prints and enhances image saturation at high speed.

 

Enjoy Brilliantly Easy Production with New VersaWorks® Dual RIP

A revamped RIP, VersaWorks Dual – included with the EJ-640 – features a new core engine for better file processing, including files with transparencies, plus the advanced and ease-of-use capabilities that have always made VersaWorks, well, VersaWorks.

  • Predictive Ink Calculator

  • Spot Color Replacement

  • Built-in Pantone® and Roland Color spot color libraries

  • Variable data printing

  • Embedded ICC support ink level adjustment tools

  • Advanced cropping, tiling and nesting options

Print With Confidence, Even When You're Not There
Owning an intelligent Roland inkjet has its perks, like sharing information remotely. The Predictive Ink Calculator in VersaWorks lets you monitor ink supply for the print jobs you've posted to the queue, while Roland OnSupport emails you to let you know when a job is completed or ink is running low.

Quickly Find the ICC Profiles You Need

The Roland Profile Center makes it easier than ever to locate and download profiles from Roland and other major media profile providers

 

Printing technology Piezoelectric inkjet
Media Width 10.2 to 64 in. (259 to 1625 mm)
Thickness Maximum 39 mil (1.0 mm) with liner
Roll diameter Maximum 8.3 in (210 mm)
Roll weight 88 lbs (40 kg)
Core diameter *1 3 in (76.2 mm) or 2 in (50.8 mm)
Printing Width *2 Max. 63.6 in. (1615 mm)
Ink cartridges Type Roland DG EJ INK
Capacity 1,000-cc cartridge
Colors CMYKLcLmLk
CMYKKYMC
Print resolution Dots per in Maximum 1,440 dpi

Print Modes Resolution Pass Speed
4 COLOR CMYK
Max Speed (Banner) 360x360 1 1098 ft2/h (102 m2/h)
Billboard (Banner) 540x360 2 678 ft2/h (63 m2/h)
High Speed (Banner) 540x360 4 334 ft2/h (31 m2/h)
Standard (Banner) 720x720 5 258 ft2/h (24 m2/hr)
High Quality (Banner) 720x1440 9 140 ft2/h (13 m2/h)
High Speed (Vinyl) 360x720 4 323 ft2/h (30 m2/h)
Standard (Vinyl) 720x720 6 215 ft2/h (20 m2/hr)
720x720 8 161 ft2/h (15 m2/h)
High Quality (Vinyl) 720x1440 12 108 ft2/h (10m2/h)
7 COLOR CMYKLcLmLk
High Speed (Banner) 540x360 8 172 ft/2/h (16 m2/h)
Standard (Banner) 720x720 10 129 ft2/h (12 m2/h)
High Quality (Banner) 720x1440 18 65 ft2/h (6 m2/h)
High Speed (Vinyl) 360x720 8 161 ft2/h (15 m2/h)
Standard (Vinyl) 720x720 12 108 ft2/h (10m2/h)
High Quality (Vinyl) 720x1440 20 59 ft2/h ( 5.5 m2/h)
Distance accuracy *3 *4 Error of less than ±0.3% of distance traveled, or ±0.3 mm, whichever is greater
Media heating system *5 Print heater Setting range for the preset temperature: 30 to 45ºC (86 to 112ºF)
Dryer Setting range for the preset temperature: 30 to 55ºC (86 to 131ºF)
Connectivity Ethernet (10BASE-T/100BASE-TX, automatic switching)
Power-saving function Automatic sleep feature
Power requirements AC 100 to 120 V ±10%, 11 A, 50/60 Hz or
AC 220 to 240 V ±10%, 5.5 A, 50/60 Hz
Power consumption During operation 1450 w
Sleep mode 75 w
Acoustic noise level During operation Temperature: 15 to 32ºC (59 to 90ºF) [20ºC (68ºF) or more recommended], Humidity: 35 to 80%RH (no condensing)
During standby Temperature: 5 to 40ºC (41 to 104ºF), humidity: 20 to 80%RH (no condensation)
Dimensions (with stand) 108in (2,750mm ) W x 31in (785mm) D x 59.9in (1,520mm) H
Weight (with stand) 485 lb (220 kg)
Included items Dedicated stands, power cord, media clamps, media holders, replacement blade for separating


  • *1 The media holder for this machine is exclusively designed for media rolls with a paper tube measuring 3 inches in diameter. To use 2-inch media rolls, the optional media flanges are required.
  • *2 The length of the production run is subject to the limitations of the software program.
  • *3 •Media type: Media specified by Roland DG Corporation.
    •Temperature: 25°C (77°F), humidity: 50%
    •Roll media must be loaded correctly.
    •Excluding expansion/contraction of the media.
    •Not guaranteed when the preheater, print heater, or dryer is used.
    •All correction and adjustment functions of this machine have been made properly.
    •Print travel: 1 m
  • *4 •Warm-up is required after the power is turned on. This may require 5 to 20 minutes, depending on the operating environment.
    •Depending on the ambient temperature and media width, the preset temperature may not be reached.

Roland VersaWorks Dual System Requirements

Operating system Windows® 10 (32/64-bit);
Windows® 8/8.1 (32/64-bit);
Windows® 7 Professional / Ultimate (32/64-bit)
CPU Intel® Core™2 Duo, 2.0 GHz or faster recommended
RAM 2 GB or more recommended
Video card and monitor A resolution of 1,280 x 1,024 or more recommended
Free hard-disk space 40 GB or more recommended
Hard-disk file system NTFS format
Optical drive DVD-ROM drive

Compatible Application Software
Adobe® Illustrator® 10, CS, CS2, CS3, CS4, CS5. CS6
CorelDRAW® 11, 12, X3, X4, X5

Optional DU2-64 heater and blower specifications

Dryer unit Heating type (with blower fan), setting range for the preset temperature: 30 to 55°C (86 to 130°F) *1
Power requirements *2 AC 100 to 120V ±10%, 5.5 A, 50/60 Hz or
AC 220 to 240 V ±10%, 3 A, 50/60 Hz
Power consumption Approx. 750 W
Weight 26 kg (57 lb.)
Environment
Power on Temperature: 15 to 32°C (59 to 90°F)—(20°C (68°F) or more recommended), humidity: 35 to 80% (non-condensing)
Power off Temperature: 5 to 40°C (41 to 104°F), humidity: 20 to 80% (non-condensing)
Included items Power cord, arms, bushing, cable clamps, stays, hexagonal wrench, bolts, washers, User's Manual

 

Model Description
EJ INK EJ-CY Cyan, 1,000cc
EJ-MG Magenta, 1,000cc
EJ-YE Yellow, 1,000cc
EJ-BK Black, 1,000cc
EJ-LC Light cyan, 1,000cc
EJ-LM Light magenta, 1,000cc
EJ-LK Light black, 1,000cc
Cleaning liquid SL-CL 1pc.