KODAK ASCEND Digital Press

One pass. One press. Infinite possibilities.

The world’s first electrophotographic (EP) press that enables you to print and embellish on heavyweight stocks – all in one super-reliable, cost-effective, easy-to-use machine. KODAK ASCEND Digital Press has been designed for customers who are looking to create short-run packaging, displays and signage – without the long run requirements of litho, or the cost and complexity of large format inkjets.

Press models

KODAK ASCEND Digital Press

Print technology

Dry electrophotography, multi-bit (up to 8-bit with 256 levels of exposure per LED)


600 x 600 x 256 dpi


Print Rate (Single sided 4/0 or 5/0)
A4 / 8.5 x 11 in / legal
A3 / 11 x 17 in
356 x 520 mm / 14 x 20.47 in
356 x 660 mm / 14 x 26 in
356 x 1000 mm / 14 x 39.37 in
356 x 1219 mm / 14 x 48 in
5280 square feet per hour / 572 square meters per hour

7200 sph (7200 bph)1
3600 sph (3600 bph)
3240 sph (3240 bph)
2580 sph (2580 bph)
1620 sph (1620 bph)
1320 sph (1320 bph)

Base configuration

5-color print engine
4 Standard feeders
1 Long sheet feeder
1 Internal high-capacity delivery
1 Long sheet high-capacity delivery
KODAK Digital Front End
KODACHROME White Dry Ink in Fifth Unit Station
Standard paper feeding up to 1219 mm / 48 in paper length

Paper feeding

Two sheet feeders, each with 100 mm (4 in.) pile height
Two sheet feeders, each with 450 mm (18 in.) pile height
One sheet feeder for up to 762 microns (30 pt.), with 570 mm (22.44”) pile height

Paper delivery

High-capacity delivery: Total capacity of 5000 sheets / 500 mm (19.5 in) pile height
Proof delivery of 500 sheets / 50 mm (2 in) pile height
Paper cart: Long Sheet Delivery for up to 30 pt (.030) sheets up to 48" long

Paper widths

266 mm (10.47 in.) to 356 mm (14 in.)

Paper weight range

148gsm to 530gsm (762 microns / 30pt)

Paper types

Paper: uncoated, matte coated, glossy coated, cast coated and textured, wood free and recycled, including a wide selection of standard offset papers and specialty rigid paper board.
Special substrates: Glossy coated labels; static cling; magnetic; synthetics; pre-perforated and scored specialty stocks

Modular options / accessories

KODACHROME Dimensional Coating Solution
KODACHROME Color Solution, gamut expansion (choice of Violet and Orange)
KODACHROME Pearlescent Dry Ink
KODACHROME Light Black Dry Ink
KODACHROME Red Fluorescing Dry Ink
KODACHROME Opaque White Dry Ink
KODACHROME Custom PMS colors
Near-line Foiling Laminator
In-line UV Coating Solution
Additional high-capacity delivery
Additional paper cart
In-line finishing via a variety of devices using the Open Output option

Dimensions (L x W x H)

10.05 m x 2.03 m x 2.03 m (33’ x 6’ 8” x 6’ 8”)

1 SPH Sheets per hour, BPH Boards per hour
*Specifications subject to change