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The AP4 High-Volume Monochrome Digital Address Printer is designed for in-line applications, and features an industry-leading 4-inch print area and a 2+4+2 head configuration. This workhorse can print up to 26,000 #10 envelopes per hour, or up to 34,000 postcards per hour, with variable print resolutions up to 600 DPI, and the ability to print on a variety of coated and uncoated stocks.
The infeed transport deck has positionable transport belts and guides that run under the belts for spot-on print registration at high speeds. Three independent print head banks offer a total 4-inch print height, and can overlap if needed, with a maximum print range of 12.75”. It accommodates pieces up to 1/2” thick.
For flexibility, the AP4 is available as a stand-alone model, compatible with a variety of feeders and existing mailing equipment. It’s also available as the AP4F which combines the AP4 with the AP12 Heavy-Duty Friction Feeder to hold up to 500 #10 envelopes.
Its user-friendly color touchscreen includes an adjustable backlight, and provides full control of functions, including the ability to store and recall common print jobs, up to 16GB. The user interface allows users to preview jobs, change output speed, access troubleshooting tools, and even estimate the cost of a job before sending it to print.
Additional 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 an infrared dryer for high-speed drying.
The AP4 High-Volume Address Printer offers high speed printing with flexibility and excellent print quality, making it ideal for commercial printers, quick-print operations, organizations with in-plant print shops, and packaging/fulfillment companies.
Options / Supplies
Thermal inkjet, 8 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 4” x 50”|
|Material Size:||Min: 5” L x 3” W
Max: 50” L x 15” W
|Material Thickness:||Up to 12.7mm / 1/2”|
|Duty Cycle:||Up to 1,250,000 per month|
|Memory:||Up to 16GB|
|Counters:||Batch, job, lifetime|
|Print Head Layout:||2-pen + 4-pen + 2-pen stitched design|
|Fonts:||All TrueType fonts available on PC|
|Ink Monitor:||Intelligent cartridge tracking|
|Feeder Capacity:||Up to 500 #10 envelopes with optional AP12 Feeder|
|Print Orientation:||Left to right|
|Software:||Drivers for Windows 7 and higher|
|PC Interface:||USB 3.0, Ethernet, WiFi|
|Diagnostics:||Built into firmware|
|Dimensions:||34” L x 25” D x 12” H|
|Power:||115VAC 50/60 Hz|
Formax AP4 Brochure