Roland VSi Series Printer Cutter

VSi Series Printer Cutter

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Summary

  • Large-Format inkjet printers with integrated contour cutting
  • Available in three sizes:
    • 64” VS-640i
    • 54” VS-540i
    • 30” VS-300i
  • New Eco-Sol MAX® 2 Inks
    • Wide gamut for dynamic color imaging
    • Increased density for rich, saturated colors
    • New light black ink for improved gray scale gradations, more natural skin tones and the sharpest photographic images
    • Highly reflective Metallic Silver ink prints as a spot color or combines with CMYK to create hundreds of metallic and pearlescent colors
    • Increased opacity White ink
    • Fast drying for maximum productivity
    • Highly scratch resistant and durable outdoors for up to three years
    • Supports a wide array of coated and uncoated media
    • GREENGUARD Gold certified
    • Offered in five ink configurations:
      • CMYKKYMC
      • CMYKLcLmLk
      • CMYKLcLmLk+WH
      • CMYKLcLmLk+MT
      • CMYKLcLm+WH+MT
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The new VSi Series offers everything users already love about VersaCAMM inkjets…and more. We started off with all the popular features that have made VersaCAMM the world’s best-selling printer – high-density eco-solvent ink, integrated contour cutting, ease of use, versatility and dependability. Then we expanded the functionality and capabilities even further, incorporating the latest print head technology, faster drying GREENGUARD Gold certified Eco-Sol MAX® 2 inks in CMYKLcLm, White Metallic and new Light Black, and PANTONE® color matching. We even added front-loading cartridges and other user-friendly design features for unsurpassed convenience and efficiency.

Available in 64-inch, 54-inch or 30-inch models, VSi Series printers produce stunning, vibrant graphic results across a wide range of applications, including signs, banners, vehicle graphics and wraps, fine art posters, packaging prototypes, labels, decals, POP displays and apparel heat transfers.

Die Cut Labels and Decals

Roland's VersaCAMM VSi printer/cutters are engineered for creating die-cut labels and decals of virtually any shape with optimum precision, speed and ease. Integrated printing and contour-cutting technology simplifies the process dramatically, saving you considerable time and money. VersaCAMM VSi printer/cutters also allow for worry-free unattended printing. You can program a job to run all night, and your labels or decals will be perfectly printed, contour cut and waiting for you in the morning.

Banners

Offering five different ink configurations and boasting advanced eight-channel print head technology, VersaCAMM VSi printer/cutters are designed to produce stunning banners at fast speeds. State-of-the-art print head and variable droplet technology delivers banners with rich color density, greater detail in the highlights and smoother blends and transitions overall.

Signs

VersaCAMM printer/cutters work in conjunction with Roland's Eco-Sol MAX 2 eco-solvent ink to create signs with exceptional images and text that are durable up to three years outdoors without lamination. Offering high color density and a wide gamut, Eco-Sol MAX 2 performs beautifully on a wide range of coated and uncoated media. Prints dry quickly for easy handling and production throughout the sign production and finishing process.

Vehicle Wraps

Roland’s VersaCAMM VSi printer/cutters are synonymous with professional quality, eye-catching vehicle wraps and graphics. Each model boasts an integrated two-stage heater system that dries prints quickly, even in high-speed modes, for immediate finishing, installation or collection by the take up roll. Through Roland Academy, we also offer a wide range of free webinars and attractively-priced workshops, including two-day Roland Born-to-Wrap™ vehicle graphics classes.

Posters and Backlit Displays

Eco-Sol MAX 2 ink increases the versatility of every VersaCAMM VSi printer/cutter by performing on a wide range of both coated and uncoated media, including a variety of papers for posters and film for unsurpassed backlit displays.

Wall Graphics and Murals

VersaCAMM VSi printer/cutters are ideal for producing a variety of wall graphics and murals for residential, office and retail applications. Roland's newest media offerings, WallFlair™ Removable Fabric andWallFlair™ Removable Vinyl, are designed to perfectly complement the performance of Roland's advanced large-format inkjets and Eco-Sol MAX 2 inks. This results in stunning, easy to apply and remove graphics for enhancing the walls of any home or workplace.

Fine Art and Photos

Eco-Sol MAX 2 ink and variable droplet technology allow the RIP to choose from seven different droplet sizes, enabling each VersaCAMM VSi printer/cutter to deliver fine art and photographic reproductions with exquisite detail and vivid color. Roland's line ofSolvent Canvas Media offers excellent gamut and image quality with Roland Eco-Sol MAX 2 ink.

Colorful Print & Cut Heat Transfers

Making profit on custom short run apparel is all about versatility and ease of use. The VersaCAMM VSi delivers vibrant printing, contour cutting and metallic ink for creating full-color, short-run T-shirts, sweatshirts, bags, hats and other textiles. Choose our specialized HeatSoft® Transfer Material (ESM-HTM2) and Polyester Transfer Mask (PGM-PTM), specifically designed to work with Eco-Sol MAX 2 ink for print/cut inkjet heat transfers to cotton or cotton blend garments.

SpecificationsVS-640iVS-540iVS-300i
Printing technology Piezoelectric inkjet
Media Width 8.25 in - 64 in 
(210 mm - 1625 mm)
8.25 in - 54 in
(210 mm - 1371 mm)
8.25 in - 30 in 
(210 mm-762 mm)
Thickness Maximum 39 mil (1.0 mm) with liner for printing
Maximum 16 mil (0.4 mm) with liner and 9 mil (0.22mm) without liner for cutting
Roll outer diameter Maximum 8.3 in (210 mm)
Roll weight Maximum 88 lbs (40 kg) Maximum 66 lbs (30 kg) Maximum 55 lbs (25 kg)
Core diameter *1 3 in (76.2 mm) or 2 in (50.8 mm)
Printing/cutting width *2 Maximum 63 in
(1,600 mm)
Maximum 53 in 
(1,346 mm)
Maximum 29 in 
(736 mm)
Ink cartridges Type Roland ECO-SOL MAX 2 INK
Capacity 220 cc for White and Metallic or 440 cc CMYK Lc Lm Lk
Colors CMYKCMYK, CMYKLcLmLk, CMYKLcLmLk+Wh, CMYKLcLmLk+Mt, CMYKLcLm+Wh+Mt
Printing resolution (dots per inch) Maximum 1,440 dpi
     
4 Color CMYK
 Print ModeResolution [dpi]PassesThroughput
VS-640iVS-540iVS-300i
Generic Banner Billboard 360x720 2 289 ft2/h 
(26.9 m2/h)
278 ft2/h
(25.9 m2/h)
N/A
High Speed 360x720 3 194 ft2/h 
(18 m2/h)
185 ft2/h 
(17.2 m2/h)
N/A
Standard 720x720 5 141 m2/h
(13.1 m2/h)
132 ft2/h
(12.2 m2/h)
N/A
High Quality 1440x720 6 63 ft2/h 
(5.9 m2/h)
61 ft2/h
(5.7 m2/h)
N/A
Generic Vinyl High Speed 540 x 720 5 141 m2/h 
(13.1 m2/h)
132 ft2/h
(12.2 m2/h)
106 ft2/h 
(9.82 m2/h)
Standard 720 x 720 6 117 ft2/h 
(10.9 m2/h)
110 ft2/h
(10.2 m2/h)
88 ft2/h 
(8.18 m2/h)
High Quality 1440 x 720 6 47 ft2/h 
(4.4 m2/h)
46 ft2/h 
(4.3 m2/h)
39 ft2/h
(3.66 m2/h)
 
7color (CMYKLcLmLk) / 6color (CMYKLcLm)
 Print ModeResolution [dpi]PassesThroughput
VS-640iVS-540iVS-300i
Generic Banner High Speed 360x720 6 96 ft2/h 
(8.9 m2/h)
92 ft2/h
(8.5 m2/h)
N/A
Standard 720x720 10 69 ft2/h 
(6.4 m2/h)
66 ft2/h 
(6.1 m2/h)
N/A
High Quality 1440x720 12 31 ft2/h 
(2.9 m2/h)
31 ft2/h 
(2.9 m2/h)
N/A
Generic Vinyl High Speed 540 x 720 10 69 ft2/h 
(6.4 m2/h)
66 ft2/h 
(6.1 m2/h)
44 ft2/h 
(4.9 m2/h)
Standard 720 x 720 12 58 ft2h 
(5.4 m2/h)
55 ft2/h 
(5.1 m2/h)
44 ft2/h 
(4.1 m2/h)
High Quality 1440 x 720 12 31 ft2/h 
(2.9 m2/h)
31 ft2/h 
(2.9 m2/h)
26 ft2/h 
(2.4 m2/h)
 
7color CMYKLcLmLk + Mt
 Print ModeResolution [dpi]Ink ModeThroughput
VS-640iVS-540iVS-300i
Generic Vinyl & Generic Banner [Mt] Standard 720x720 MetallicSilver 39.9 ft2/h 
(3.7 m2/h)
37.8 ft2/h 
(3.5 m2/h)
32.4 ft2/h
(3 m2/h)
CMYKLcLmLkMt 30.2 ft2/h 
(2.8 m2/h)
29.1 ft2/h 
(2.7 m2/h)
24.8 ft2/h 
(2.3 m2/h)
Mt -> CMYKLcLmLk 17.3 ft2/h 
(1.6 m2/h)
17.3 ft2/h 
(1.6 m2/h)
14.0 ft2/h 
(1.3 m2/h)
High Quality 1440x720 MetallicSilver 19.4 ft2/h 
(1.8 m2/h)
19.4 ft2/h 
(1.8 m2/h)
16.2 ft2/h 
(1.5 m2/h)
CMYKLcLmLkMt 15.1 ft2/h 
(1.4 m2/h)
14.0 ft2/h 
(1.3 m2/h)
11.9 ft2/h 
(1.1 m2/h)
Mt -> CMYKLcLmLk 8.6 ft2/h 
(0.8 m2/h)
8.6 ft2/h 
(0.8 m2/h)
7.6 ft2/h 
(0.7 m2/h)
 
7color CMYKLcLmLk + Wh
 Print ModeResolution [dpi]Ink ModeThroughput
VS-640iVS-540iVS-300i
Generic Clear Film Standard 720x720 White Only 36.9 ft2/h 
(3.4 m2/h)
36.9 ft2/h 
(3.4 m2/h)
30.2 ft2/h
(2.8 m2/h)
W -> CMYKLcLmLk 16.2 ft2/h 
(1.5 m2/h)
16.2 ft2/h 
(1.5 m2/h)
13.3 ft2/h 
(1.2 m2/h)
CMYKLcLmLk -> W
High Quality 1440x720 White Only 26 ft2/h 
(2.4 m2/h)
26 ft2/h 
(2.4 m2/h)
15.6 ft2/ h 
(1.5 m2/h)
W -> CMYKLcLmLk 10 ft2/h 
(.94 m2/h)
10 ft2/h 
(.94 m2/h)
8.6 ft2/h 
(0.8 m2/h)
CMYKLcLmLk -> W
   
Cutting speed 10 to 300 mm/s
Blade force 30 to 300 gf
Blade offset 0 to 1.5 mm (0 to 0.059 in.)
Software resolution (when cutting) 0.025 mm/step (0.000984 in./step)
Distance accuracy (when printing) *3 *4 Error of less than ±0.3% of distance traveled, or ±0.3 mm, whichever is greater
Distance accuracy (when cutting) *3 Error of less than ±0.4% of distance traveled, or ±0.3 mm, whichever is greater
When distance correction has been performed (when the setting for [CUTTING MENU] - [CALIBRATION] has been made): Error of less than ±0.2% of distance traveled, or ±0.1 mm, whichever is greater
Repeatability (when cutting) *3 *5 ±0.1 mm or less
Alignment accuracy for printing and cutting *3 *6 ±0.5 mm or less
Alignment accuracy for printing and cutting when reloading media *3 *7 Error of less than ±0.5% of distance traveled, or ±3 mm, whichever is greater
Media heating system *8 Print heater Setting range for the preset temperature: 30 to 45ºC (86 to 112ºF)
Dryer Setting range for the preset temperature: 30 to 50ºC (86 to 122ºF)
Connectivity Ethernet (10BASE-T/100BASE-TX, automatic switching)
Power-saving function Automatic sleep feature
SpecificationsVS-640iVS-540iVS-300i
Power requirements AC 100 to 120 V ±10%,
8.2 A, 50/60 Hz or
AC 100 to 120 V ±10%, 
7.9 A, 50/60 Hz or
AC 100 to 120 V ±10%, 
5.6 A, 50/60 Hz or
AC 220 to 240 V ±10%, 
4.2 A, 50/60 Hz
AC 220 to 240 V ±10%, 
4.0 A, 50/60 Hz
AC 220 to 240 V ±10%,
2.9 A, 50/60 Hz
Power consumption During operation Approx. 1,044 W Approx. 955 W Approx. 670 W
Sleep mode Approx. 14.5 W Approx. 15.1 W Approx. 14.4 W
Acoustic noise level During operation 64 dB (A) or less
During standby 41 dB (A) or less
Environmental Power on Temperature: 15 to 32ºC (59 to 90ºF) [20ºC (68ºF) or more recommended], 
Humidity: 35 to 80%RH (no condensing)
Power off Temperature: 5 to 40ºC (41 to 104ºF), 
Humidity: 20 to 80%RH (no condensing)
Dimensions (with stand) 101.4 [W] x 31.3 [D] x 50 [H] in 
(2575 [W] x 795 [D] x 1270 [H] mm)
91.1 [W] x 31.3 [D] x 50 [H] in 
2315 [W] x 795 [D] x 1270 [H] mm
66.9 [W] x 31.3 [D] x 50 [H] in 
1700 [W] x 795 [D] x 1270 [H] mm
Weight (with stand) 308.6 lb (140 kg) 286.6 lb (130 kg) 220.5 lb (100 kg)
Included items Stand, power cord, blade, blade holder, media clamps, media holder, replacement blade for separating knife, software RIP, user's manual, etc.

*1 The media holder of this machine is exclusively for media with a paper tube core inner diameter of 3 inches. To use a 2 inch media core, please use the optionally available media flanges.
*2 The length of printing or cutting is subject to the limitations of the program. 
*3 Using Roland specified media, loaded correctly, temperature: 25 ºC (77ºF), humidity: 50 %RH, all pinch rollers are used, 25 mm or more for both right and left margins and 35 mm or more front margin, excluding expansion or contraction of the media. and all correction and adjustment functions of this machine have been made properly. Not assured when the print heater or dryer is used,
*4 Using Roland specified media, print travel of 1m
*5 [PREFEED] menu item must be set to "ENABLE," 64-inch and 54-inch models, media over 610 mm wide, and 4,000 mm long. Media 610 mm wide or less and 8,000 mm long.inch and 30-inch models, 3,000 mm long.
*6 Provided that media length is under 3,000 mm. Excluding possible shift caused by expansion/contraction of the media and/or by reloading the media.
*7 Using Roland specified media, 64-inch and 54-inch models: data size: 1,000 mm in the media-feed direction, 1,600 mm in the carriage-movement direction. 42-inch model: data size: 1,000 mm in the media-feed direction, 1,346 mm in the carriage-movement direction. 30-inch model: data size: 1,000 mm in the media-feed direction, 736 mm in the carriage-movement direction.
No lamination. Automatic detection of crop marks at 4 points when media is reloaded. During cutting, [PREFEED] menu item must be set to "ENABLE." Excludes the effects of slanted movement and of expansion and contraction of the media.
*8 Warm-up is required after powerup. This may require 5 to 20 minutes, depending on the operating environment. The preset temperature may fail to be reached depending on the ambient temperature and media width.

Roland VersaWorks System Requirements  
Operating system Windows® 7 (32-bit, 64-bit)
Windows Vista® (32-bit, 64-bit)
Windows® XP (32-bit, 64-bit)
CPU Core™2 Duo, 2.0 GHz or faster recommended
RAM 2 GB or more recommended
Video card and monitor A resolution of 1280 x 1024 resolution or more recommended
Free hard-disk space 40 GB or more recommended
Hard-disk file system NTFS format
Optical drive DVD-ROM drive
Application software compatible with Cutting and Print&Cut
Adobe® Illustrator® 10, CS, CS2, CS3, CS4, CS5, CS6
CorelDRAW® 11, 12, X3, X4, X5

Roland VSi Series Printer Cutter

VersaCAMM VSi series printer/cutters offer all the advanced features that have made it the world's best-selling wide-format inkjet for durable graphics, plus new capabilities and design enhancements that take VersaCAMM performance to the next level.