Meteor’s HDC-R10 printhead drive electronics for Ricoh’s TH5241 industrial inkjet printhead are easily scalable to systems of any size and, coupled with Meteor’s comprehensive software, OEMs can significantly reduce the effort and risk associated with the design and delivery of industrial inkjet printers.
The TH5241, Ricoh’s first SiMEMs thin film piezo printhead, enables high resolution and productivity in an extremely compact, cost effective package. Aimed primarily at entry level scanning applications including sign graphics, textiles and labels, the head features 1280 nozzles in four separate channels so that a single head can jet up to four colours.
Also available for the TH5241 are Meteor’s DropWatching System and printhead waveform development services – essential tools to accelerate time to market for new inkjet applications.
Jonathan Wilson, Meteor’s sales director, commented, ‘Meteor electronics and software have been driving Ricoh printheads since 2011 and we are proud to add the TH5241 to our line-up. Meteor’s solutions provide the fastest and easiest way for OEMs to unlock the potential of these printheads.’