Océ ColorStream 3000 Twin Series Inkjet Printers
Océ ColorStream 3000 Twin Series Color Inkjet Printers

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  • Océ ColorStream 3000 Twin Series Inkjet Printers

Highly flexible and versatile high speed, full color inkjet printer

The Océ ColorStream 3000 Twin Series offers high speed, high quality full color inkjet printers with a speed of 157 or 417 feet per minute for 344 up to 1818 letter images per minute. Through its unique combination of productivity, efficiency and quality this color inkjet printer simplifies and accelerates the transition from monochrome to full-color or even 5 or 6 colors. The DigiDot multilevel dot modulation produces crisp details and smooth halftones with a perceived quality of 1200 dpi. The Océ ColorStream 3000 inkjet press offers productivity and flexibility for high-speed color and monochrome production of transaction, TransPromo, direct mail, book and manual applications with the reliability, print quality and media range associated with the DigiDot technology. The Océ ColorStream 3000 Twin Series line of color inkjet printers provides a modular offering in various single and twin configurations. The flexible inkjet printing system allows you to adapt the printing mode to match your pace of the transition to color. A full-color Océ ColorStream 3000 Twin Series inkjet printer can be set up as monochrome-only printing system when needed. The production and media flexibility contributes to a future-proof system that simplifies the transition of applications and business models to more sophisticated documents with variable personalization and smarter communication in color.


  • Top-notch printing productivity
  • Océ DigiDot imaging technology
  • Seamless workflow integration

Benefit from proven high volume inkjet printing technology

  • Top notch productivity: Print speeds from 157 to 417 fpm, Up to 21.25” print width, Ramp-up/Ramp-down feature, First page printing, Reliability
  • High-end print quality: Océ DigiDot Technology, Multilevel Dot Modulation, InkSafe Technology feature, Ink economy, Paper shrinking compensation, Choice of dye, pigment, specialty, spot color or MICR Inks, Nozzle-freeing methods
  • Outstanding production flexibility: Premium vs. performance mode, Twin flexibility, Color Flexibility and growth path
  • Unrivaled operational efficiency: HeadSafe, Ramp-up/Ramp-down feature, First page printing
  • Datacenter infrastructure fit: Weight, size, and leveling pad placement allow for installation on raised floor environments, System breaks down to several small components to allow for access through tight doorways or elevators, Power and environmental requirements are similar to typical digital print devices
  • SRA MP controller: Native PDF, IPDS and PCL6, Integrated closed loop color control, Operator calibration tool, Advanced color management, Late binding workflows, Paper shrinking compensation, Nozzle-freeing methods, Two-up mode, Duplex synchronization/data integrity

Productivity and flexibility for high-speed color production

The Océ ColorStream series consists of four color production printer models ranging from 157 up to 417 feet per minute, which translates to 344 up to 1818 letter impressions per minute. The configurations easily support monthly volumes of up to 56 million letter impressions. The Océ ColorStream series starts with the Océ ColorStream 3200 system printing at 157 feet per minute with a maximum print width of 17" (432mm). The remaining three models feature a print width of up to 21.25" (540 mm). The Océ ColorStream 3500 system prints at 246 feet per minute, the Océ ColorStream 3700 prints at 328 feet per minute, and the Océ ColorStream 3900 prints at 417 feet per minute.

Smart innovations for smart communication in color

Several smart features of the ColorStream 3000 Twin Series color inkjet press enable a fast switch between long monochrome runs and full-color prints. The twin concept allows an easy entry into the world of inkjet printing by starting with a simplex mono version. The datacentre-infrastructure fit regarding size, weight and power supply as well as a seamless integration into existing environments with regards to workflow and finishing makes it easy to replace older toner-based continuous feed printing systems with the new ColorStream 3000 Twin Series, thus accelerating the transition to color.

Low risk innovation

The Océ ColorStream 3000 Twin Series inkjet printing systems build on the best of Océ’s continuous feed technologies including the Océ DigiDot piezoelectric drop-on-demand technology, industry's fastest inkjet print heads to produce stunning color at top speeds, Océ SRA MP controller power and the flexibility of Océ VarioStream I, L and H-shape twin configurations. Together with the Océ service power and the investment protection and upgradability approach this ensures you a low risk innovation.

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Inkjet Océ DigiDot drop-on-demand, piezoelectric
Ink Water based dye and pigment, InkSafe™ technology (contact your local sales representative for details)
Operating Océ next generation look & feel user interface
Paper Transport Pinless, tight web, automatic tension control
Paper Input Océ tight web unwinder (included in basic unit)
Paper Output Open post-processing interface with Type1 connectivity
Print Resolution 600 × 600 dpi with 2-bit multilevel option
Page Composition Simplex configuration: 2-up simplex
I-Twin / L-Twin / H-Twin: 2-up duplex
Print Speed Letter Images Per Minute Simplex configuration: 536
I-Twin / L-Twin / H-Twin: 1,073
Duty Cycle Per Month Simplex configuration: 4-12 million letter images
I-Twin / L-Twin / H-Twin: 8-24 million letter images
Print Width 6.5"-21.25"
Page Length 6"- 54"
Paper Width Simplex 6.5"-21.25"
Paper Width Duplex Simplex configuration: not applicable
I-Twin / L-Twin / H-Twin: 6.5"-21.25"
Paper Weight 60–160 gr/m2
Substrates Preprinted, inkjet, laser and recycled newspaper
Reel Shafts 70 mm, 3", 5" and 6"
Physical Data (Roll to Roll)
Length (without paper) Simplex configuration: 294 inches    
I-Twin: 471 inches     
L-Twin: 422 inches        
H-Twin: 335 inches
Width (without paper) Simplex configuration: 99 inches     
I-Twin: 99 inches    
L-Twin: 348 inches     
H-Twin: 335 inches
Height 75 inches
Weight (without paper) Simplex configuration: 5,512 lbs    
I-Twin / L-Twin / H-Twin: 11,685 lbs
Power Requirements
USA 60Hz Simplex printer configuration: 208v 100 Amp
I-Twin / L-Twin / H-Twin printer: 2 - 208v 100 Amp connections
Temperature Optimal range 68–79 °F, limited range 61–84 °F
Humidity Optimal range 40–60%, limited range 30–80%
Operating noise Maximum 75 dB
Controller SRA MP third-generation, high-performance blade processors
Printer Data Format AFPDS, PDF, PCL , Line Data* , LCDS*, Metacode*, PostScript*, PPML*, TIFF*, VIPP* * Via Océ PRISMAproduction
Print Manager (optional) Océ PRISMAproduction®
Connectivity Gigabit Ethernet
Options (Under Review)
Available Color Configurations Simplex configuration: 1/0–6/0
I-Twin / L-Twin / H-Twin: 1/1–6/6
MICR and Special Colors Available for all configurations.
Web Inspection Camera Available for all configurations.
Rewind Unit Available for all configurations.
Operator Attention Light Available for all configurations.
Paper Dust Elimination System Available for all configurations.
Adobe PDF Print Engine 2.5 Available for all configurations.
Operator Calibration Available for all configurations.
2-bit Multilevel Available for all configurations.


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