VG-640/540

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The Future of print & cut has arrived - TrueVIS VG Series Printer/Cutters

With the new Roland TrueVIS VG Series wide format printer/cutters, we didn’t just make a few upgrades to our print/cut technology – we re-imagined everything. New print heads that deliver beautiful prints more efficiently. New GREENGUARD Gold certified inks that are more vibrant and cost-effective. New cutting technology that increases accuracy. New technology to communicate with your existing phones and tablets. Plus so much more. The future of print/cut has arrived.

Bring Your Vision to Life

Available in 64-inch (1625mm) and 54-inch (1371mm) models, TrueVIS VG Series inkjet printer/cutters are designed with your end results in mind. Dynamic decals and labels. Brilliant banners. Striking signs. Vibrant vehicle graphics. Powerful posters. Because we know you need to be able to produce it all – on demand. More efficiently and productively than ever. With TrueVIS, your vision for maximum versatility and profitability is now a reality.

 

Vibrant Images and Brilliant Results

Everything about the way the TrueVIS produces images has been perfected. Four completely new Roland DG FlexFire print heads fire precision droplets in 3 sizes and a wide print swath. Every drop of ink falls exactly where it is intended, delivering beautiful images and uniform colours at production speeds.

VG-640

Maximum Ink Quality at Minimal Cost

All new TrueVIS INK has been GREENGUARD Gold certified and is a major step forward in eco-solvent technology, delivering a wide colour gamut and improved output, while meeting stricter environmental standards and user demands for lower costs, without sacrificing quality. 500ml pouches fit neatly into reusable cartridges and slide into a hidden ink bay for clean usage and less waste.

TrueVIS INK is available in the following configurations:

  • CMYK(x2) – Dual CMYK for maximum productivity
  • CMYKLcLmLk – Light Cyan, Light Magenta and Light Black for fine details and smooth gradations
  • CMYKLcLmLk+W – White ink allows for enhanced printing on dark or clear substrates
VG-640

New Cutting Technology Improves Accuracy and Saves Time

Roland DG started with cutting and we haven’t stopped since. The TrueVIS features our most advanced print/cut technology to date. A new carriage and blade offer increased downforce and accuracy, allowing you to work with a wider variety of media.

VG-640

Remote Control Your Production with Smart New Technology

In addition to a built-in control panel, a new Roland DG Mobile Panel allows you to perform control panel functions of VG printer/cutters with your existing smartphone or tablet using a Bluetooth connection. This innovative new feature provides a rich interface directly on, or remotely in range of, your TrueVIS. Receive status updates as well as remotely manage production, test printing, and cleaning functions. Very smart.

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Deliver Amazing Results More Effectively and Efficiently

The VG is built to make everyday operation easier. It features an attractive, rigid new industrial design that minimises vibrations for optimum printing and cutting performance. Bright LED lighting improves visibility in the printing and maintenance areas, making it easier to review prints in progress and perform routine maintenance tasks. Improved motor and drive systems provide added durability for heavy users. Optional take-up and drying units boost performance during unattended high-volume operation.

New VersaWorks Dual RIP Included

VersaWorks Dual – free with the TrueVIS – features a new core engine for better file processing, including files with transparencies, plus the advanced and ease-of-use capabilities that VersaWorks is known for.

  • Now with native PDF processing, including files with transparencies
  • Supports up to four Roland devices
  • User-friendly interface
  • Predictive Ink Calculator
  • Built-in Pantone® and Roland Colour spot colour libraries
  • Variable data printing
  • Embedded ICC support ink level adjustment tools
  • Advanced cropping, tiling and nesting options

Expect Legendary Roland Quality and Reliability

Like all Rolands over the past 30 years, TrueVIS printer/cutters are built to provide years of reliable performance – even in the most demanding shop environments – and are backed by our unmatched Three-Year Extended Warranty. Long-lasting, high-performance Roland devices are supported by first-rate customer service, including expert technical assistance and free software updates.

Roland DG's international ISO certifications are your assurance of quality products and service.

 

New TrueVIS VG Series printer/cutters are designed with your end results in mind. Because we know you need to be able to produce it all – on demand.

Die-Cut Labels and
Decals

TrueVIS printer / cutters are made for creating die-cut labels and decals with precision, speed and ease-of-use. Integrated printing and contour-cutting technology saves you considerable time by allowing for a single release of your print/cut job. Just move on to your other work and let your TrueVIS do the rest - your labels and decals will be perfectly printed, precision contour cut and waiting for you and your customers.

 

Banners

With high-quality, cost-effective inks, plus the innovative printhead technology to fire droplets precisely and efficiently, TrueVIS VG Series printers are ideal for banner production. The VG-640 and VG-540 output banners with vibrant, consistent solid colors, smooth gradations and fine details, without sacrificing print speed, so you can maximize the return on your running time.

 

Signs

New TrueVIS INK works with the VG Series to produce exceptional images and text graphics that are durable up to three years outdoors without lamination. With high color density, a wide gamut and excellent adhesion, TrueVIS INK performs brilliantly on a wide range of coated and uncoated media. Prints dry quickly for easy handling in the sign production, finishing and delivery process.

 

Vehicle Wraps

TrueVIS printer/cutters are built for the production of professional, eye-catching vehicle wraps and graphics. Full wraps can be produced with high speed and quality, while partial wraps are a cinch with integrated printing and contour cutting. An integrated heater system helps prints dry quickly so you can move on to lamination and finishing, and deliver superior results in no time – every time.

 

Window Graphics

The new TrueVIS VG Series printer/cutters are ideal for producing a variety of window graphics for retail, office and residential applications. Roland DG's advanced large-format inkjets and new TrueVIS INK, combined with a large media offerings, results in stunning, easy to apply and remove graphics for enhancing the windows of any store front or workplace.

 

Posters and Backlit Displays

Whether you’re cranking out thousands of posters or producing a limited run on specialty material, the TrueVIS shines. Print stunning images on a range of coated and uncoated media, including papers for posters and film for backlit displays. With high-density TrueVIS INK, backlits stand out and deliver a vibrant, high-end look.

 

Wall Graphics and Murals

These days, virtually any surface can be wrapped. Residential, office and retail walls and floors are especially prime for artistic finishes, and the TrueVIS delivers the ideal combination of speed, quality and durability these applications demand.

 

Fine Art and Photos

The variable droplet technology of the TrueVIS utilizes three different droplet sizes to produce fine art and photographic reproductions with exquisite detail and vivid color. TrueVIS INK provides exceptional color gamut on popular artistic substrates like gloss and matte papers and canvas.

 

Colorful Print&Cut Heat
Transfers

Personalized apparel is hot. And so are the profit opportunities. With the versatility of the VG-640 and VG-540, making short-run, heat-transfer apparel is easy. Print and contour cut full-color heat transfer T-shirts, sweatshirts, bags, hats and more. Then make sure to offer the same customer all their banners, wraps, decals and posters on the TrueVIS too.

 

Specifications

  VG-640 VG-540
Printing technology Piezoelectric inkjet
Media Width 210 to 1,625 mm (8.3 to 64 in.) 210 to 1,371 mm (8.3 to 54 in.)
Thickness Max. 1.0 mm (39 mil) with liner, for printing
Max. 0.4 mm (16 mil) with liner and 0.22 mm (9 mil) without liner, for cutting
Roll outer diameter Max. 210 mm (8.3 in.)
Roll weight Max. 40 kg (88.2 lb.) Max. 30 kg (66.1 lb.)
Core diameter*1 76.2 mm (3 in.) or 50.8 mm (2 in.)
Printing/cutting width*2 Max. 1,600 mm (63 in.) Max. 1,346 mm (53 in.)
Ink Types TrueVIS INK 500 cc pouch
Colors Eight colors (cyan, magenta, yellow, black, light cyan, light magenta, light black,and white) or,
Seven colors (cyan, magenta, yellow, black, light cyan, light magenta, and light black) or,
Four colors (cyan, magenta, yellow, and black)
Printing resolution (dots per inch) Max. 900 dpi
Cutting speed 10 to 300 mm/s (0.4 to 11.8 in/s)
Blade force*3 30 to 500 gf
Blade Types Roland CAMM-1 series blade
Blade offset 0.000 to 1.500 mm (0.0 to 59.1 mil)
Software resolution (when cutting) 0.025 mm/step (0.98 mil/step)
Distance accuracy (when printing)*4 *5 Error of less than ±0.3 % of distance traveled or ±0.3 mm (±11.8 mil), whichever is greater
Distance accuracy (when cutting)*4 Error of less than ±0.4 % of distance traveled or ±0.3 mm (±11.8 mil), whichever is greater
When distance correction has been performed (when the setting for [CUTTING MENU] - [CALIBRATION] has been made): Error of less than ±0.2 % of distance traveled or ±0.1 mm (±3.9 mil), whichever is greater
Repeatability (when cutting)*4 *6 ±0.1 mm (±3.9 mil) or less
Alignment accuracy for printing
and cutting*4 *7
±0.5 mm (±19.7 mil) or less
Alignment accuracy for printing
and cutting when reloading media*4 *8
Error of less than ±0.5 % of distance traveled by media or ±3 mm (±0.2 in.), whichever is greater
Media heating system*9 Print heater set temperature: 30 to 45°C (86 to 112°F)
Dryer set temperature: 30 to 50°C (86 to 122°F)
Connectivity Ethernet (100BASE-TX/1000BASE-T, automatic switching)
Power-saving function Automatic sleep feature
Power requirements AC 100 to 120 V ±10 %, 9.8 A, 50/60 Hz or AC 220 to 240 V ±10 %, 5.2 A, 50/60 Hz AC 100 to 120 V ±10 %, 7.9 A, 50/60 Hz or AC 220 to 240 V ±10 %, 4.1 A, 50/60 Hz
Power consumption During operation Approx. 1,270 W Approx. 1,030 W
Sleep mode 4 colors: 75 W or,
7 colors: 40 W
4 colors: 49 W or,
7 colors: 43 W
Acoustic noise level During operation 63 dB (A) or less
During standby 53 dB (A) or less
Dimensions (with stand) 2,945 (W) x 745 (D) x 1,310 (H) mm (116 [W] x 29.4 [D] x 51.6 [H] in.) 2,685(W) x 745(D) x 1,310 (H) mm (105.8 [W] x 29.4 [D] x 51.6 [H] in.)
Weight (with stand) 205 kg (451.9 lb.) 191 kg (421 lb.)
Environment Power on Temperature: 20 to 32°C (68 to 90°F),
humidity: 35 to 80 % RH (no condensation)
Power off Temperature: 5 to 40°C (41 to 104°F),
humidity: 20 to 80 % RH (no condensation)
Included items Dedicated stands, power cord, media clamps, media holders, replacement blade for separating knife, User's Manual, etc.
  • *1 The media holders of this machine are designed to be used exclusively with media that has a paper tube (core) with an inner diameter of 3 inches. To use 2-inch media, the optional media flanges are required.
  • *2 The length of printing or cutting is subject to the limitations of the program.
  • *3• 500 gf is the maximum instantaneous blade force.
    • The blade force must be adjusted according to details such as the media thickness.
  • *4 • Media type: Media specified by Roland DG Corp.
    • Temperature: 25°C (77°F), humidity: 50 %
    • Roll media must be loaded correctly.
    • Applicable when all pinch rollers that can be used with the media width are used.
    • Side margins: 25 mm (1.0 in.) or more for both the left and right margins
    • Front margin: 35 mm (1.4 in.) or more
    • Excluding expansion/contraction of the media
    • Not guaranteed when the print heater or dryer is used.
    • Assumes all correction and adjustment functions of the machine have been used properly.
  • *5 • Print travel: 1 m (39.4 in.)
  • *6 • [PREFEED] menu item must be set to "ENABLE."
    Range for assured repetition accuracy
    • For media with a width exceeding 610 mm (24.0 in.): Length 4,000 mm (157.5 in.)
    • For media with a width of 610 mm (24.0 in.) or less: Length 8,000 mm (315.0 in.)
  • *7 • Provided that the media feed length is 3,000 mm (118.1 in.) or less
    • Excludes the effects of slanted movement and of expansion and contraction of the media
  • *8 • Data size:
    [64-inch model] •1,000 mm (39.4 in.) in the media-feed direction, 1,600 mm (63 in.) in the carriage-movement direction
    [54-inch model] •1,000 mm (39.4 in.) in the media-feed direction, 1,346 mm (53 in.) in the carriage-movement direction
    • No lamination
    • Automatic detection of crop marks at 4 points when media is reloaded
    • During cutting, [PREFEED] menu item must be set to "ENABLE."
    • Excluding possible shift caused by expansion/contraction of the media and/or by reloading the media.
  • *9 • 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 the media width, the set temperature may not be reached.

Roland VersaWorks Dual System Requirements

Operating system Windows® 10 (32/64-bit)
Windows® 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
  • * Roland VersaWorks Dual is a 32-bit application, which runs on 64-bit Windows® with WoW64 (Windows 32-bit on Windows 64-bit).

Options

Automated take-up system

TU2-64 [For VG-640]
TU2-54 [For VG-540]

Offered as an optional upgrade, the VG series heavy-duty take-up system supports media rolls weighing up to 30kg (66lbs). This finely-tuned system winds your media flawlessly, preserving print quality through even the longest runs.

 

Heater and blower

DU2-64 [For VG-640]
DU2-54 [For VG-540]

To further increase your productivity, we recommend our optional heater and blower unit. The new, redesigned heater delivers even temperature distribution across large graphics and dries ink saturated prints quickly during high-speed production. Plus, the optional heater and blower can be installed right on the printer to conserve space in your shop.
*It is recommended to use heater and blower especially for printing with white.
DU2-64

Optional heater and blower specifications

  DU2-64 DU2-54
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.) 24 kg (53 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
  • *1 Warm up is required after powerup. This may require 5 to 20 minutes, depending on the operating environment. ·Depending on the ambient temperature and media width, the preset temperature may fail to be reached.
  • *2 Be sure to connect the machine to an unshared electrical circuit. ·Be sure to verify the amperage of the circuit breaker or fuse used.

Options

Model Description
TrueVIS INK TR-CY Cyan, 500 cc
TR-MG Magenta, 500 cc
TR-YE Yellow, 500 cc
TR-BK Black, 500 cc
TR-LC Light cyan, 500 cc
TR-LM Light magenta, 500 cc
TR-LK Light black, 500 cc
TR-WH White, 500 cc
Cleaning liquid TR-CL Cleaning liquid, 500 cc
Blades ZEC-U5032 For sign vinyl in general, 2 pcs.
ZEC-U5025 For thick, reflective and fluorescent vinyl, as well as sign vinyl in general, 5 pcs.
Blade Holders XD-CH2 Blade holder with blade extension adjuster, made of aluminum
XD-CH3 Blade holder with blade extension adjuster, made of resin