Large-Format Inkjet Printer

VersaEXPRESS™ RF-640

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Overview

Impressive print speed and quality, advanced productivity features and unmatched reliability and support make the VersaEXPRESS RF-640 large-format inkjet printer the smart choice for your business. Efficient, reliable and affordable, the VersaEXPRESS RF-640 delivers outstanding prints day in and day out.

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VersaEXPRESS RF-640, True Genius

Contour Cut

Contour Cut Your Printed Graphics

Pair the RF-640 printer with a Roland GX Series cutter to quickly and easily contour cut printed labels, decals, T-shirt heat transfers, POP displays, vehicle wraps and more. Roland Quadralign™ technology precisely reads crop marks on pre-printed data and aligns the graphics for perfect contour cutting.

Contour Cut
Mirrored Print Head

Mirrored Print Head Configuration

To ensure rich, consistent color at speeds of up to 521 square feet per hour, the RF-640 features a dual CMYK, mirrored print head (MYCKKCYM) that delivers rich, vibrant, consistent colors during bi-directional printing.

Advanced Print Technology

Advanced Print Technology

Advanced Print Technology

he VersaEXPRESS RF-640 is equipped with a gold-plated print head to reduce static and enable high quality imaging. Variable dot control produces droplets of seven different sizes for precise, detailed graphics, excellent photographic reproduction, smooth gradations and superb contrast. Roland Intelligent Pass Control precisely controls dot placement between passes, allowing the VersaEXPRESS RF-640 printer to produce smooth gradations, exceptional solid colors and optimal image quality in all print modes, including higher speeds.

User Friendly

User-Friendly Features Boost Your Productivity

The RF-640 is ideal for any busy shop environment. Front-loading ink cartridges can be replaced without having to stop and restart the printer. Adjustable media support brackets handle narrow or wide media rolls with ease, while an included take-up system allows for unattended printing with stability at high-speeds. The innovative Roland Ink Switching System allows the printer to automatically switch to a new ink cartridge when the original runs out, providing up to 880 ml of ink per color.

User Friendly
Roland VersaWorks

VersaWorks® RIP Included with Enhanced Productivity Tools

Roland VersaWorks is a user-friendly RIP software that helps RF-640 users achieve outstanding print results right out of the box. Using the latest Adobe® CSPI engine (3019), VersaWorks offers a host of advanced features that include a Predictive Ink Calculator, Spot Color Replacement, built-in Pantone® Spot Color Libraries, variable data printing, embedded ICC support, ink level adjustment tools, advanced cropping, tiling and nesting options, and much more. VersaWorks also includes the Roland Color System of more than 1000 spot colors for easy, effective color management.

Eco-Sol Max2 Ink

Achieve Superb Results with Eco-Sol MAX® 2 Inks

Award-winning Eco-Sol MAX 2 eco-solvent inks produces rich, vibrant colors that other inks simply can’t match. They dry quickly and provide unmatched long-term outdoor durability, scratch and chemical resistance, broad uncoated media support and a wide color gamut. GREENGUARD Gold certified, Eco-Sol MAX 2 inks meet some of the world’s most rigorous standards for low emissions of VOCs into indoor air.

Eco-Sol Max2 Ink
X-Rite i1

Calibrate your Monitor and Printer with Optional X-Rite Color Management Tools

For precise color management, Roland offers X-Rite’s iBasic Pro 2 for calibrating your monitor to display accurate digital color and linearizing your Roland printer for consistent output. Upgrade to the X-Rite iPublish Pro 2, which adds complete ICC/ICM media profiling. Both packages include the new i Pro 2 spectrophotometer, PANTONE® Color Manager software, and an accessories package.

Productivity and Reliability at a Great Price

64″ (1625mm) wide

Up to 48.5 sq.m/hr speed

Mirrors CMYKKYMC print head configuration to remove chromatic banding

Roland ink switching system enables more production

RIPC Anti-Banding

VersaWorks 3 RIP

Eco Sol Max 2 Inks

Integrated two-stage heating system

Automatic cleaning cycles

Roland Printer Assist iPad App for remote management

Roland intelligent Pass Control for high quality prints at speed

Roland OnSupport for unattended remote monitoring of the printer for real-time print completion and ink empty alerts

Low Running Costs

FREE Tech Support

Specification

Printing technologyPiezoelectric inkjet
MediaWidth10.2 to 64 in. (259 to 1625 mm)
ThicknessMaximum 39 mil (1.0 mm) with liner
Roll diameterMaximum 8.3 in (210 mm)
Roll weightMaximum 88 lbs. (40 kg)
Core diameter *13 in (76.2 mm) or 2 in (50.8 mm)
Printing Width *2Max. 63.6 in. (1615 mm)
Ink cartridgesTypeRoland Eco-Sol MAX 2 INK
Capacity440 cc
ColorsFour Colors (cyan, magenta, yellow, and black)
Print resolutionDots per inMaximum 1,440 dpi
Print ModesResolutionPassSpeed
Max Speed (Banner)360×3601521 sqft/hr (49 m²/h)
Billboard (Banner)360×7202289 sqft/hr (27 m²/h)
High Speed (Banner)360×7203194 sqft/hr (18 m²/h)
Standard (Banner)720×7205141 sqft/hr (13 m²/h)
High Quality (Banner)1440×720663 sqft/hr (6 m²/h)
High Speed (Vinyl)360×7203199 sqft/hr (19 m²/h)
Standard (Vinyl)540×7205141 sqft/hr (13 m²/h)
720 x 7206117 sqft/hr (11 m²/h)
High Quality (Vinyl)1440×720847 sqft/hr (4 m²/h)
Distance accuracy  *3 *4Error of less than ±0.3percent of distance traveled, or ±0.3 mm, whichever is greater
Media heating system *5Print heaterSetting range for the preset temperature: 30 to 45¼C (86 to 112¼F)
DryerSetting range for the preset temperature: 30 to 50¼C (86 to 122¼F)
ConnectivityEthernet (10BASE-T/100BASE-TX, automatic switching)
Power-saving functionAutomatic sleep feature
Power requirementsAC 100 to 120 V ±10percent, 8.2A, 50/60 Hz or
AC 220 to 240 V ±10percent, 4.2A, 50/60 Hz
Power consumptionDuring operationApprox. 1,070 W
Sleep modeApprox. 14.5 W
Acoustic noise levelDuring operation64 dB (A) or less
During standby41 dB (A) or less
Dimensions (with stand)101.4 (W) x 31.3 (D) x 50 (H) in (2,575 (W) x 795 (D) x 1,270 (H) mm)
Weight (with stand)308.6 lbs. (140 kg)
Included itemsStand, power cord,  media clamps, media holder, replacement sheet cutting blade, software RIP, user’s manual, etc.