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Roland VersaSTUDIO BN-20, BN-20A Desktop Inkjet Printer/Cutters

Start building a t-shirt, poster, sticker, and decal graphics printing business, all from the comfort of your desktop. With VersaSTUDIO BN-20 printer/cutters, you can print, cut, and create super high-quality graphics without the super high price tag.

SKU
BN20
As low as $4,995.00

EA

BN-20

PRINTER/CUTTER

$5,695

PROMO PRICE

CMYK + White

CMYK + Metallic

INK CONFIGURATIONS

GRAPHICS, APPAREL, LABELS,

DECALS, SIGNS, DISPLAYS,

POSTERS, VEHICLE GRAPHICS,

ART AND WALL DÉCOR

APPLICATIONS

AN AUTOMATED INK CIRCULATION SYSTEM
RECIRCULATES WHITE INK
AND REDUCES INK WASTE.

ADDITIONAL PRINTING ON DARK, CLEAR, AND METALLIC MEDIA

SPECIAL FEATURES

BN-20A

PRINTER/CUTTER

$4,995

MSRP

CMYK

INK CONFIGURATIONS

GRAPHICS, APPAREL, LABELS,

DECALS, SIGNS, DISPLAYS,

POSTERS, VEHICLE GRAPHICS,

ART AND WALL DÉCOR

APPLICATIONS

A HIGH-SPEED PRINT MODE
FOR INCREASED
PRINT SPEED.

SPECIAL FEATURES

BN-20's Love Creative People

Despite a low price tag that makes it comparable to “art and graphics printers” on the market, BN-20 printer/cutters are serious machines that offer seriously great results. Used by everyone from hobbyists who are looking to take their home business to the next level, to graphic design professionals who need quality and versatility from a desktop device to businesses that want to create custom graphics from their stores and offices, BN-20 technology empowers creative people to do amazing things.

Create Print and Cut Graphics
with One Awesome Machine

Not only do BN-20 devices print quality graphics up to 1440 dpi, but they can automatically contour cut them as well! This means you can create labels, decals, t-shirt transfers, and other products that are cut to the unique compositions of your designs.

A state-of-the-art cutting operation provides consistent results and isn’t prone to the problems inherent in craft cutter devices with simple up/down electronic controls. Instead, they ensure super-crisp cutting results on a huge diversity of products— supporting rolls up to 20-inches wide by 50 ft. and weighing up to 13 lbs.

Heat Transfer Graphics and Apparel
Customize t-shirts, jerseys, gym bags, aprons, hoodies and so much more using a BN-20 and heat-transfer media as part of a heat-transfer workflow. Put your own artwork on fabric products or create company-branded merchandise.

Die-Cut Labels and Decals
Print and cut on a huge range of adhesive vinyl and film to produce car stickers, logo stickers, product labels, and so many more die-cut products— create individual stickers or sticker batches with ease.

Signs Displays & Posters
Create everything from promotional signs and company displays to custom posters and photographic prints with media flexibility on a huge range of coated and uncoated materials.

Vehicle Graphics
Add company branding, promotions, and business messaging to cars and other vehicles with the ease of integrated print/cut— create die-cut products by printing and cutting a wide variety of adhesive and self-clinging film media.

Window Graphics
Produce professional-quality window clings and graphics for stores, restaurants, and other businesses— print and cut with a wide variety of adhesive and self-clinging film media for profitable displays and sales promotions.

Art and Wall Decor
Add your art, designs, and photography onto a world of media— print/cut vinyl graphics or put your designs on artistic substrates like canvas, gloss paper, and matte paper.

Distinguishing Features

  • Now compatible with True Rich Color presets in VersaWorks 6 to widen your color gamut and achieve bolder and more targeted color results.
  • A simplified media feed system automatically aligns roll media for printing— ensuring proper placement and tracking.
  • Print, cut and laminate graphics— remove prints, laminate, and reload for cutting— automatically realigning and compensating for skew and distortion.
  • The BN-20’s Energy Star® seal of approval guarantees maximum energy efficiency to lower your electric bills.
  • Roland DG OnSupport automatically manages your production— e-mailing you when ink is low, a job is finished, or you need to download a firmware upgrade.
  • The BN-20A model features a streamlined installation process for easy set-up.

Included VersaWorks 6 RIP Software

BN-20 devices have been engineered to make print production easy for users of all skill levels. In addition to a simplified control panel operation, it includes VersaWorks 6 RIP software, with powerfully simple RIP production tools, for managing all your print and cut output.

HARLEQUIN RIP dual core engine and 64-bit native processing for enhanced speed and file handling.

Easy drag-and-drop interface allows you to quickly add jobs to the print queue.

Add cut lines directly in the RIP— change vector data into cut line data.

Integrated spot color libraries include Pantone and Roland DG Color libraries.

A variety of profiles designed for different types of applications, enable high-quality print output without difficult settings.

Intuitive tiling, cropping, nesting, and other features that have made VersaWorks the world’s favorite software RIP

Specifications 

VersaStudio BN-20 Series

Model

VersaStudio BN-20 Series

Printing method / Cutting method

Piezoelectric inkjet / Grit roller feed

Acceptable media

Width

5.9 to 20.3 in. (150 to 515 mm)

Thickness

Printing: Maximum 39 mil (1.0 mm) with liner

Cutting: Maximum 16 mil (.4 mm) with liner

Roll Weight

Maximum 13.2 lbs (6 kg)

Roll Outer Diamater

Maximum 5.9 in (150 mm)

Core Diamater

2 in (50.8 mm)or 3 in (76.2 mm) cores

Printing/cutting width1

Maximum 18.9 in (480 mm)

Ink Cartridges

Type & Capacity (BN-20)

Roland ECO-SOL MAX, 220ml

Type & Capacity (BN-20a)

Roland ECO-SOL MAX 2, 220ml

Colors (BN-20)

5 Color – CMYK + White (Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black, and White)

5 Color – CMYK + Metallic (Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black and Metallic)

Colors (BN-20 & BN-20a)

4 Color - CMYK (Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black)

Printing resolution

Max 1440 dpi

Cutting Blade

Type

Roland CAMM-1 series cutter blade

Cutting speed

0.4 (10 mm/s) to 5.9 in/s (150 mm/s)

Blade force

30 to 300gf

Software resolution (when cutting)

0.000984 in/step (0.025 mm/step)

Distance accuracy (when printing)2,3

Error of less than ± 0.3 % of distance traveled, or ± 0.3mm (0.012 in), whichever is greater.

Distance accuracy (when cutting)2,4

Error of less than ± 0.4 % of distance traveled, or ± 0.3mm (0.012 in), whichever is greater.

Repetition accuracy (When cutting)2,5

±0.004 in (± 0.1mm) or less

Alignment accuracy for printing and cutting2,6

±0.020 in (± 0.5mm) or less

Alignment accuracy for printing and cutting when reloading media2,7

Error of less than ± 0.5% of distance traveled, or ± 0.012 in (3mm), whichever is greater

Print Heater Temperature8

Fixed at 95o F (35oC)

Connectivity

USB 2.0

Power-saving function

Automatic sleep feature / AC 100 to 240V ± 10%, 1.0 A, 50/60 Hz

Power Consumption

During Operation

Approx. 90 W

Sleep Mode

Approx. 5.5 W

Acoustic Noise Level

During Operation

62 dB (A) or less

During Standby

42 dB (A) or less

Dimensions/Weight

39.7" W x 22.9" D x 11.5" H in.

(1009 W x 582 D x 293 H mm), 79.4 lb. (36 kg)

Operating Conditions

Power on

Temperature: 68o - 90o F (20 to 32o C), humidity: 35 - 80% RH (non condensing)

Power off

Temperature: 41o - 104o F (5 to 40o C), humidity: 20 - 80% RH (non condensing)

Included Items

Power cord, USB cable, blade, blade holder, downloadable software and manual library— including VersaWorks RIP and User's Manual

 

*1 The length of printing or cutting is subject to the limitations of the program.

*2 Using Roland specified media, loaded correctly, temperature: 25°C (77°F), humidity: 50 %RH, all pinch rollers are used, 25 mm or more for both right and left margins and 35 mm or more front margin, excluding expansion or contraction of the emdia, and all correction and adjustment functions of this machine have been made properly.

*3 Using Roland specified media, print travel of 1m.

*4 Using Roland specified media, cut travel of 1m.

*5 Range for assured repetition accuracy: Length 1,000 mm.

*6 Provided that media length is under 1,000 mm. Excluding possible shift caused by expansion/contraction of the media and/or by reloading the media.

*7 Using Roland specified media, data size: 1,000 mm in the media-feed direction, 480 mm in the carriage-movement direction. No lamination. Automatic detection of crop marks at 4 points when media is reloaded. Excludes the effects of skewed movement and of expansion and contraction of the media.

*8 Warm-up is required after power up. This may require 5 to 20 minutes, depending on the operating environment. The preset temperature may fail to be reached 35°C (95°F) depending on the ambient temperature and media width.

*9 Roland Software Package includes: Windows driver, OnSupport software, utility software and R-Works design software


Roland VersaWorks 6 System Requirements

Operating system

Windows® 10 (32/64-bit)

Windows® 8.1 (32/64-bit)

Windows® 7 Professional / Ultimate (32/64-bit)

CPU

Intel® Core™2 Duo, 2.0 GHz or faster recommended

RAM

2 GB or more recommended

Video card and monitor

A resolution of 1,280 x 1,024 or more recommended

Free hard-disk space

40 GB or more recommended

Hard-disk file system

NTFS format

Optical drive

DVD-ROM drive

Other requirements

Ethernet or USB port

Internet connection and web browser to use Roland@NET

Please note: Considering that you will be using software such as Illustrator, we recommend that you use as high performance computer as possible to reduce RIP processing time. We also recommend using a hard disk that has large enough capacity, as print files are often tens of GB in size (or larger) when data is high resolution.

* Roland VersaWorks 6 is a 32-bit application, which runs on 64-bit Windows® with WoW64 (Windows 32-bit on Windows 64-bit).


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