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Formax AP3 Mid Range Address Printer

Formax AP3 Mid Range Address Printer

Economical and User Friendly
The AP3 Monochrome Digital Address Printer with Integrated Feeder combines user-friendly features with the speed and versatility for quality on-demand print. This mid-range unit utilizes dual print banks and processes up to 26,000 #10 envelopes per hour, with variable print resolutions from 150 to 600 DPI.

Its 4.5” color touchscreen features an adjustable backlight, and allows users full control of functions, including the ability to store and recall common print jobs, up to 16GB. The integrated feeder holds up to 500 #10 envelopes at once, and can handle materials up to 3/8” thick. Two independent 1.5” print heads use 6 thermal inkjet cartridges simultaneously to produce an image area up to 3” x 17”, with available overlap, and can be adjusted to a maximum vertical print range of 11”. In addition, various inks are available to print on a wide range of stocks including coated and uncoated media.

Additional user-friendly features include on-screen ink monitoring for both percentage used and approximate pieces remaining, USB 3.0/LAN/WiFi connectivity, the ability to print any TrueType font, spot color capability, and batch/job/lifetime counters. Options include a conveyor stacker for easy handling after printing, and infrared dryer.

The AP3 Address Printer provides the perfect balance of speed, excellent print quality and capability, making it ideal for mid-range mailers, quick-print operations, large organizations, schools & universities.

Operating Features

  • User-Friendly Touchscreen: 4.5” color touchscreen with adjustable backlight
  • Fast: Prints up to 26,000 #10 envelopes per hour, up to 34,000 postcards per hour
  • Two Independent Print Heads: 3-pen stitched + 3-pen stitched design
  • Job Memory: Store and recall common print jobs, up to 16GB
  • Integrated Feeder: Holds up to 500 envelopes
  • USB 3.0 / LAN / WiFi Connectivity: Easily connect to your print source
  • Batch / Job / Lifetime Counters: Keep an accurate count of addressed pieces
  • On-Screen Ink Monitor: Displays ink status (% used and approximate pieces remaining)
  • Printing Features

  • Inkjet Technology: Uses 6 thermal inkjet cartridges
  • One-Pass Print Options: Address, Address+Return, Address+Return+Indicia
  • Variable Print Resolution: 150 DPI (600 x 150) up to 600 DPI (600 x 600)
  • Image Area: Up to 3” high by 17” long
  • True Type Enabled: Print any True Type font installed on a PC
  • Spot Color Capability: Blue, Red, Green, Invisible
  • Versatile Inks: Prints on a variety of coated and uncoated stocks
  • Options / Supplies

  • AP10 3-foot Conveyor/Stacker with Tabletop Legs and Catch Tray: Neatly holds printed pieces for easy removal
  • Infrared Dryer: Provides quicker drying time
  • Bulk Mailer Software: PAVE/CASS presorting, data management, Intelligent Mail barcode support
  • Thermal Inkjet Cartridges: Available in various formulations for UV coated, non-coated, quick-drying, color, and invisible security inks

  • Technical Specifications

    Print Technology:

    Thermal inkjet, 6 high capacity cartridges

    Addressing Speed: Up to 26,000 #10 envelopes/hour
    Up to 34,000 postcards/hour
    Print Quality: Up to 600 x 600 DPI
    Imaging Area: Up to 3” x 17”
    Material Size: Min: 5” L x 3” W
    Max: 15” L x 13.5” W
    Material Thickness: Up to 9.5mm / 3/8”
    Duty Cycle: Up to 1,000,000 per month
    Memory: Up to 16GB
    Counters: Batch, job, lifetime
    Print Head Layout: 3-pen stitched + 3-pen stitched design
    Fonts: All TrueType fonts available on PC
    Ink Monitor: Intelligent cartridge tracking
    Feeder Capacity: Up to 500 #10 envelopes
    Print Orientation: Right to left
    Software: Drivers for Windows 7 and higher
    PC Interface: USB 3.0, Ethernet, WiFi
    Diagnostics: Built into firmware
    Dimensions: 29” L x 23” D x 21” H
    Weight: 80 lbs.
    Power: 115VAC 50/60 Hz

    Additional Information

    Formax AP3 Brochure