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)

Resolution

600 x 600 x 256 dpi

Speed

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.


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
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 610 microns (24 pt), with 570 mm (22.44 in.) pile height

Paper delivery

High-capacity delivery: Total capacity of 500 mm (19.5 in) pile height
Proof delivery of 50 mm (2 in.) pile height
Long Sheet Delivery: for up to 24 pt (0.024) sheets up to 48 in. long

Paper widths

279 mm (11 in.) to 356 mm (14 in.)

Substrate weight

Standard: 60 to 352 gsm uncoated in internal supplies; 80 to 352 gsm coated in internal supplies
Optional Long Sheet Feed: Up to 530 gsm

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 Foil Dry Ink
KODACHROME Opaque White Dry Ink
Additional paper cart

Dimensions (L x W x H)

10.135 m x 2.04 m x 1.83 m (33 ft 3 1/8 in. x 6 ft 8 1/4 in. x 6 ft)

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