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    Considering a GW 8336 SCC

    We're looking into a GW 8336 SCC to increase efficiency and accuracy in our shop. Currently we use a guillotine and folder/perf/score machine. Often we have small runs of 1,000 or less and it takes more time to set up the folder to perf/score than to run the job. Also, being the end of the year...
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    Quick help needed! Ricoh7200 or KM C4080 thru Dex?

    Thanks, but you didn't sign with Dex? Curious, neighbor, where are you located?
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    Quick help needed! Ricoh7200 or KM C4080 thru Dex?

    I was just about to sign a contract with Ricoh for a 7200 and a Quadient Mach 6 ink jet for envelopes when the Dex rep walked in offering me a KM C4080 and a FP Edge Pro ink jet for the same price, same click charges. I have spent MONTHS researching before coming to my decision and just like...
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    Ink Jet Envelope Printer

    Thanks, I'll check out that link too!
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    Ink Jet Envelope Printer

    Hi! I need your expertise please if you are using an ink jet envelope printer. I am afraid to get the wrong machine, so I have lots of questions. What machine are (or have) you used that you like the best or worse? Can you tell me about anything they claim it can do, but can't, or doesn't do...
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    Double fold on a booklet

    Thank you all for your input. We tried adjusting everything on our folder and just couldn't make it work. Does anyone else bring such work home... LOL
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    Double fold on a booklet

    80 lb. gloss text 11x17 Long grain, same as always, but one extra sheet of paper on this one I like that idea, unfortunately it won't be so simple - and they are a good client. However, I will let them know it's probably because of the additional sheet so we can all avoid that next time. They...
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    Double fold on a booklet

    Hope you folks can tell us where we've gone wrong. We printed and finished 1,000 - 12 page booklets, 8.5" x 11" with 2 staples on our digital press. The client wants them folded down to 5.5" x 8.5". We've done this before but now we can't get them to fold without a bunch of wrinkles in the...
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    Upgrading to Ricoh 7200 series

    I can see from the samples that it's not the same as spot UV, but it is a nice effect. As I understand you can make multiple passes to build it up also. Can't say I would have use for white toner, based on my current clients and print runs, or neons either. Perhaps the 5th color isn't worth it...
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    Does the Duplo require special software when printing?

    Very helpful, thank you. Does the Impostrip software come with it the machine? Does it require Fiery Imposition?
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    Upgrading digital and other equipment

    I have 2 very old offset presses that need to retire, and there are no pressman in this area. Another shop and I have been looking for a long time. That's why we're going all digital now.
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    Upgrading to Ricoh 7200 series

    I'll check that out. Thanks again!
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    Does the Duplo require special software when printing?

    Thanks! We really don't need a slitter - but what makes the software easier on the 618? It seems to me the 646 can handle a more than the 618.
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    Upgrading to Ricoh 7200 series

    Thanks, that's a big help! My volume is a bit too high for the 5300. I was just looking into the Ricoh configurations, and frankly some of it is very confusing to me. :) Do you ever print magnetic substrates? I just realized both machines claim you can.
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    Upgrading to Ricoh 7200 series

    Thanks Shawnd, but what are the other advantages to the e over the s? Do you know the price difference?
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    Upgrading to Ricoh 7200 series

    Hi Shawnd, Why would you prefer a separate piece of equipment for the booklet maker? I will have 2 Ricohs so I will be able to continue to print.
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    Does the Duplo require special software when printing?

    Thank you! How long have you had your Duplo? Do you perf, crease and slit on it?
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    Ink smearing issues with iJet NXT.

    Yeah, good to know that info before purchasing! Sorry you didn't. I am looking to get one myself. Do they tell you what that 20% is and why? Can you print on the window itself with that? I understand some ink jet envelope printers claim you can.

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