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Push the boundaries of your large format printing with the Océ ColorWave 500 printing system, a monochrome and color printer, scanner, and copier in one convenient single footprint. Gain a competitive edge with distinctive high-quality wide format drawings and presentations without the need for expensive coated paper. Save greatly on space, supplies, and maintenance by using one system for both color and monochrome work. With its intuitive design, the Océ ColorWave 500 color printer is one of the easiest to use walk-up printers in the market today. Produce up to 225 D - sized monochrome and color prints per hour - to meet a rush deadline without breaking a sweat. This large format printing system can hold up to four media rolls and prints come out dry, cut-to-size, and ready to use.
The Océ patented Océ CrystalPoint technology ensures robust, waterfast prints with sharp lines, high readability of fine details, and smooth, even area fills.
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The best of solid toner paired with inkjet printing technology uses accurate dot positioning to create crisp, vibrant graphics that dry instantly on plain and recycled media. The wide format plotter delivers instantly dry prints, so there is zero drying time and your prints can be handled, stacked or folded immediately.
Like other members of the Océ large format family, this color printer works just like a tablet thanks to the Océ ClearConnect user interface. The Océ ClearConnect software suite also gives you more flexible and effortless ways to submit and manage files. Print from your desktop via Océ Publisher Select or Océ Direct Print software to manage complex document sets. You can even print from the cloud using your smartphone or tablet.
The Océ ColorWave 500 printers / plotters utilize unique Océ TonerPearls toner making a totally clean printing / plotting system: no fine dust, no odor and minimal waste disposal.
The Océ ColorWave 500 large format printer / copier / scanner converts solid toner "pearls" into a gel which is jetted and crystallized onto any type of paper or other media. By utilizing solid toner without fusing chemicals, the printer delivers virtually emission-free printing with no ozone, odor, or fine powder emissions.
|Description||Large format black & white and color on one productive system|
|Imaging Technology||Océ CrystalPoint technology|
|Toner||Océ TonerPearls for CYMK, 500 grams per color|
|Speed||B&W: CAD: 225 D size//hr.
Color: CAD: 212 D size//hr.
|Configuration||Printer only or all-in-one / single footprint multi-functional|
|Size Main Engine
(W x D x H)
|6.89' x 2.95' x 5.18'|
|Weight Main Engine||556 lbs. (252 kg)|
|Paper Rolls||2 - 4 rolls|
|Maximum Paper Capacity||2,600 ft., 650 ft. on a roll (1200 m, 200 m per roll)|
|Paper Weight||16 - 40 lb. bond (60 - 160 g/m2); up to 8 mil specialty media|
|Roll Width||11" - 42" (297 - 1067 mm)|
|Output Delivery||Top delivery tray, 42-inch stacker, folder, take-up unit|
|Media Type||Paper: Plain 75-90-120-160g (Bond), Recycled, Colored, Fluorescent, Blueback Specialties: Polyester film, Self-adhesive film/paper, Tyvek™, Roll up film, Soft banner, Vellum|
|Description||Océ POWERsync controller|
|Client Operating System Support||Windows® 2000 / XP / Windows Vista® / 7 / Windows Server® 2003 / Windows Server® 2008, Terminal Server, Citrix® MetaFrame, Mac OS® 9 / Mac OS X®|
|Processor||E8400 3.0 GHz Core 2 Duo|
|Memory||4 gb DDR2 DRAM|
|Hard Disk||2 x 500 gb|
|Interface||10/100/1000 Base-T with RJ45|
|Page Description Language||HP-GL, HP-GL/2, TIFF, JPEG, Adobe PostScript 3/PDF/APPE, CALS-I, NIRS, ASCII, CalComp, C4|
|Options||Adobe Postscript 3 / PDF/APPE printing
Adobe fonts: Chinese Traditional / Chinese Simplified / Japanese / Korean
|Description||Contact Image Sensor (CIS) with Océ Color Image Logic™ Technology|
|Scan Resolution||600 x 600 dpi|
|Scan Speed||Copying: Up to 31.8 ft./min. (9.7 m/min.)
B/W Scanning: Up to 47.9 ft./min. (14.6 m/min.)
Color Scanning: Up to 15.7 ft./min. (4.8 m/min.)
|Scan Format||TIFF, PDF, PDF/A, JPEG, CALS, multi-page PDF, multi-page PDF/A and multi-page TIFF|
|Scan Destination||Local USB flash drive, FTP, SMB, Controller, mobile device via Océ Mobile WebTools|
|Original Width||8.2" - 36" (208 - 914 mm)|
|Original Length||8.2" - 52.5 ft. (208 mm - 16 m)|
|Original Thickness||Maximum 0.03" (0.8 mm) non-rigid documents|
|Zoom||Scale to standard format Custom: 10 - 1,000%|
|Preset Modes||Lines & text, Lines & text draft, Folded lines & text, Photo, Colored, Dark original, Blueprint|
(W x D x H)
|43" x 12" x 5.5" (1,097 x 308 x 140 mm)|
|Weight Scanner||46 lbs. (24.5 kg)|
|Hardware||Océ 2400 fanfold, Océ 4311 fullfold, Delivery belts, 42-inch stacker, take-up unit|
|Software||Océ Repro Desk® Studio, Océ Repro Desk Select, Océ Repro Desk Professional and Direct Print software|
Canon’s patented Océ CrystalPoint® technology was developed to deliver high quality color and monochrome output independent of media type, making it ideal for a wide range of applications including CAD, GIS, and graphics. Its unique technology offers users the best qualities of traditional inkjet technology combined with the best features of LED/toner-based printing systems—and in a sustainable eco-friendly process.
Océ Image Logic is a proprietary patented state-of-the-art technology that provides the most productive, reliable, and easy-to-use solution for high quality copying and scanning available on the market. This unique technology consistently turns imperfect originals into high quality copies and scans. Key to its efficiency is that it works automatically inside Océ equipment with little, if any, intervention by the user.