Kyocera Introduces World's Fastest Inkjet Printhead

Posted: Mar 25 2008, 7:07am CDT | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 6:54am CDT, in News | Hardware & Peripherals


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Kyocera announced today that it was introducing the world’s fastest print head for inkjet printing. According to Kyocera the new printhead can provide full color 600 dpi output at 150 meters per minute. That breaks down to about 6 MPH.

The new printhead is aimed at commercial applications, though I for one hope it makes it into consumer printers as well. I would certainly like to get my pictures printed at 6 miles per hour. The printhead is also the widest of any printhead in its class at 4.25-inches wide.

"The superior performance and reliability of Kyocera's KJ4 Series printhead represents a breakthrough that will open new markets for inkjet printing technology," stated Hitoshi Takao, general manager of Kyocera Corporation's Thin Film Components Group. "We believe this product will finally make it possible for the inkjet printer to compete successfully in the mainstream market for commercial printing."

Via Kyocera

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