KIP 660 Multifunction Color System

Product Details

The KIP 660 multifunctional printer offers all the traditional strengths of a toner based system in a compact body but is priced to appeal to a wider market than ever before. With the ability to produce high quality scans, copies and prints at exceptional speed and in the highest quality the KIP 660 makes a compelling case for any customer requiring affordable CAD, POS or non-photographic posters printed at a sustained speed of 360 A1s per hour.

Who is the KIP 660 printer designed for?

The KIP 660 printer is a perfect match for busy architects, engineers or construction offices as well as commercial print providers who need to print in volume at affordable unit costs. 

New technology leads to reliability and quality improvements

The KIP 660 has set a new benchmark for reliability and print quality with the introduction of Contact Control Technology. The KIP 600 series printers now employ charge rollers instead of a traditional wire charging system. This means the new printers have zero ozone emissions but more importantly this gives the highest control possible of toner particles so they are placed with total precision on the media giving outstanding print quality.

Print quality sets a high bar

Resolution is a highly impressive 600 x 2400 DPI but the benefits of KIP’s toner technology extend far beyond this. Unlike its direct rival the HP Pagewide XL3900 the 660 excels at printing blocks of colour without banding but in addition print speed is a guaranteed 6 x A1 prints per minute regardless of print mode or the complexity of the document which is only a best case and mode dependant on the HP.  In the real world of the print room the KIP is often twice as fast.

Integrated scanner details

A CIS scanner produces high resolution scans at up to 600 DPI.  Widths from 210mm to 914mm can be accommodated with a paper thickness ranging from 0.05mm – 1.60mm. Detail is highly impressive for both colour and black and white scans. There is a wide choice of file formats including:

  • TIFF
  • Multipage
  • PDF
  • PFF-A
  • Multipage
  • PDF
  • DWF
  • JPEG

Scanned files can be sent to local USB, Mailboxes, FTP, SMB or Cloud applications.

Waterproof ink output

Other key strengths of KIP’s toner based system over standard dye or pigmented inks are the robustness of the toner on the paper. The toner forms an exceptionally durable image on the media which can be handled with ease as it is scratch free, smudge free and won’t be smudged by highlighter pens. The advantages are:

  • Waterproof print
  • Smear proof
  • UV resistant
  • Highlighter safe
  • Archivable

Productivity

From the ground up the KIP 660 has been designed with productivity in mind. It takes up a very small foot print making it the printer of choice for compact print rooms. It offers the benefits of front stacking and has two rolls for easy media switching and unattended printing.

Usability and enhanced software

A user friendly 12 inch touch screen allows operators effortless control over key functions and gives instant access to the printers advanced software capabilities that control workflow automation.

System K is KIPs printer OS that features a suite of software designed to empower users, allowing them to be more productive and less wasteful. KIP Image Pro is a job submission tool that can preflight jobs and highlight potential problems such as clipping or missing fonts before the job goes to print, reducing the need for costly reprints.

Image Pro also has features such as spot colour replacement, allowing you to hit your customers colour requirements without having to resort to lengthy artwork changes as well as media saving features such as nesting and a live roll preview to see how your jobs will print.

Immense reporting and access functions

The KIP 660 has been designed to provide both cost information and strong user controls. KIP Cost Centre allows each printer to be configured to record prints to specific departments and projects making it an ideal choice for organisations such as councils or construction companies with centralised print-rooms where the printer is a shared resource and administrators need to know which department or project to allocate the cost of prints to. Summaries are easy to access and highly accurate.

User Access Control (KIP Accounting) allows printer administrators to determine who has access to the different functions available on the printer. In larger organisations it may be advantageous to restrict individuals from different departments to certain functions of the printer. Someone working in archiving can be given access to the scanning function of the printer but may be restricted from printing. Or you could restrict certain users or groups to printing in black only whilst allowing your marketing department for example to print in colour, thereby allowing you to cut costs arising from unnecessary printing.

Key Info at a glance

  • Print speed 6 x A1 prints per minute
  • Print DPI 600 x 2400
  • Scan 600 DPI
  • Scan files formats – TIFF, Multipage, PDF, PFF-A, Multipage PDF, DWF, JPEG
  • Scan to local USB, Mailboxes, FTP, SMB, Cloud
  • Warm up time from standby – instant
  • 2 x 150m rolls

Why buy from Entwistle Group? 

Although we are one of the most experienced KIP dealers serving the whole of the UK we are much more than just an authorised retailer - we are printers ourselves and users of KIP machines. We understand print, process and workflows and make sure our customers buy printers that best suit their needs. Our aftermarket care is first rate and we employ are our own KIP trained engineers. If you would like a demonstration please call sales on 0161 653 9310.

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