New Oce ColorWave 3000 Series Color Printing Systems Offer True Green-Button Printing

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The Océ ColorWave 3000 Series Color Printing Systems are designed for large format environments. The units automatically suggest right mode for job based on file content, detect media requirements and switches to the right roll. The systems are embedded with Océ Image Logic technology that transforms imperfect originals into near perfect copies through image enhancement. The printer’s Océ CrystalPoint printing technology delivers instant-dry prints without the need for feathering.

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Océ ColorWave 3000 Printing System Offers Reliable Wide-Format Printing for Creators

MELVILLE, N.Y., Sept. 5, 2018 – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, has announced the launch of the new Océ ColorWave 3000 series of large-format color printing systems. These next generation printers are being launched on the heels of the announcement made earlier this year that over 10,000 Océ ColorWave printers, powered by this technology, have been installed worldwide.

Based on ten years of customer use, the Océ ColorWave 3500 and 3700 systems offer hassle-free operation, consistent high-quality output and the ability to handle a wide range of large format applications. The Océ ColorWave 3000 series incorporates a wealth of patented innovative technologies designed to help walk-up users save time and costs while increasing productivity. With a media capacity of two to six rolls, flexible workflow and IT integration, the Océ ColorWave 3000 series seamlessly fits into large format environments with minimal operator intervention.

"The landscape of print is constantly changing as the needs of our customers evolve," said Shinichi Yoshida, executive vice president and general manager, Business Imaging Solutions Group, Canon U.S.A. "The Océ ColorWave 3000 series was designed to provide a versatile solution for large format users to produce all of their applications, both the ones that they require today and those that they hope to produce tomorrow as they look to grow their business."

Worry-Free, Walk-Up Print Engine

The Océ ColorWave 3000 offers true "green-button printing" – excellent print output without hassle. User training and operational requirements are reduced with Océ Print Assistant, as it automatically suggests the right print mode for the job based on the file content, detects media requirements and the printer automatically switches to the right roll. Even scanning is a breeze: the Océ Image Logic technology turns imperfect originals into near perfect copies and scans through advanced image enhancement – all without user intervention. The software and user interface help operators easily manage jobs with features that help avoid misprints and delays. Thanks to its automated functions, users can rely on worry-free prints, copies, and scans with minimal operator intervention.

Confidently Meets Your High Standards

Whether for technical documents, maps or full-color renderings and graphics, the Océ ColorWave 3000 series offers reliable, hassle-free quality with its built-in cost-reducing technologies and highly reliable multi-pass printing technology. Delivering sharp lines, high readability, fine details and smooth even area fills every time you print.

The versatile Océ CrystalPoint printing technology means instant-dry prints with no feathering and excellent fine detail on a variety of media types, from uncoated bond to vinyl. The printing process emits virtually no fine dust, ozone or odor and the Océ TonerPearls are non-toxic. Prints are robust and water resistant. The Océ PAINT technology provides nozzle failure compensation on the fly, helping to maintain high throughput. With a print quality so consistent that you can mix and match output across machines, even after years of production – an Océ ColorWave 3000 print engine can be the true mainstay of a company.

Get the Complete Package

With the Océ ColorWave 3000 series, customers invest in a solution that meets their printing needs for today and the future. Whether their focus remains on CAD documents or is shifting toward graphic arts; printing B&W or color; or printing a wealth of applications: this print engine can confidently meet their high requirements.

The Océ ColorWave 3000 series comes in two models: the Océ ColorWave 3500 for walk up printing environments demanding optimal ease-of-use and the Océ ColorWave 3700 for customers requiring higher media capacity and media versatility, without compromising usability.

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