Sharp Displaying Its Strength In Production Printing At Africa Print 2015


Sharp Middle East and Africa will display its strength in production printing and document solutions at the Africa Print Expo 2015, being held at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesburg from 22-24 July. Co-located with FESPA, the Africa Print Expo will be a showcase for the entire digital print process and will feature from sheetfed A3 machines up to grand format digital equipment.

Sharp will showcase its Advanced Light Production Printing Systems for the African market at the expo. Perfect for heavy-duty printing, the MX-M1204/1054/904 Series guarantees high productivity and enhanced reliability at the touch of a user-friendly control panel. Built for high volume, the new MX-M1204/M1054/M904 Series boasts impressive B/W speeds of 120, 105, and 90 cpm/ppm respectively. The standard paper capacity of 3100 sheets can be upgraded to 13500 sheets for high-volume work.

With an intermediate toner hopper and advanced feeding features, the MX-M1204/1054/904 is designed to run without interruption and allows a dramatic increase in productivity. Quality stays uncompromised with a 1200 dpi output and a wide range of fine finishing options, including three stapling positions, saddle stitch finishing capability, a trimming module and a folding unit.

‘Performance and durability drive our innovation process to make digital printing smarter, greener and more efficient. With the MX-M1204/1054/904 Series and the MX-7500N Series, Sharp is proud to introduce high productivity, best-in-class reliability and increased ease-of-use for high-volume offices and light production environments in South Africa, where the printing industry has become a dynamic sector within the market place,’ said Tomoo Shimizu, Director, Business Solutions Division, Sharp Middle East and Africa.

With the MX-7500N/MX-6500N, Sharp will present two versions of an innovative, high-speed colour digital system that takes image quality and consistency to new heights. Its amazing imaging capabilities in combination with a sturdy construction, professional feature set and attractive affordability make this the ideal light production print solution for CRDs, print providers and high-volume offices.

Sharp’s advanced colour processing technologies bundled with fiery option makes the MX-7500N/MX-6500N an absolute colour precision output device. The 15.4inch Capacitive touch screen supports multi touch gesture with highly productive GUI interface embedded with fiery control from the same display panel.

Sharp aims to educate and inspire the business community on the powerful capabilities and commercial benefits of digital print as a complementary element of the business system, the new line-up aims to highlight the innovative and cost-effective capabilities of short-run, variable data and personalised print.

In addition to print solutions, Sharp will also display its prowess in Visual Solutions by exhibiting their Videowalls (3 x 3 configuration), Intelligent Touch Boards and Digital Signage Monitors. The new PN-Y Series of Digital Signage monitors range from sizes of 32”, 42”, 47” and 55” are Full-HD, lightweight monitors and are designed for portrait and landscape installation. These 24/7 operational monitors have a Noise-Free fan-less architecture with a built-in USB media player to play content instantly.

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