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Astro Ink Jet Printers

stand alone tabletop and floor model ink jet printers and inline print systems including the popular MemJet technology for producing high quality on demand printing

AstroJet M1 Color Printer & M1DX Color Duplex Printer

The AstroJet M1 is a professional desktop color printer that is powered by Memjet technology for fast, high quality on-demand printing. The AstroJet M1DX system can be added to a new or an existing M1 color printer to convert into a floor standing duplex printer for fast, full color one or two sided printing.

  • AstroJet M1
    • Powered by Memjet® for fast, high quality, on-demand printing
    • Up to 1600 dpi print quality in full process color and monochrome
    • Top load, bottom feed for high volume production
    • User-friendly software provides precise print and printer control
    • Prints on plain paper to premium glossy, matte labels and photo paper
    • Media Type: single sheets, envelopes, postcards, business cards and more
    • Media Size: minimum 3″ x 4.2″, maximum 9.5″ x 17″
    • Media Thickness: minimum 0.004″, maximum 0.020″
    • Speed: up to 3,600 letter size pages or 9000 envelopes per hour
    • Feeder Capacity: up to 500 #10 envelopes
    • Options: drop tray or conveyor stacker
  • AstroJet M1DX
    • Retains all the functionality of your M1 printer plus…
    • Fast, full color one or two-sided printing
    • Fast, easy installation with no special tools required
    • Economical with very low cost-per-copy
    • Same print speed in single or double-sided printing modes
    • Versatile and flexible, switch from single-sided to double-sided printing in seconds
    • Duplex print engine slides out for easy maintenance and service
    • Special firmware and User Interface synchronizes the two print engines for fast, efficient printing
    • Compact footprint, fits almost anywhere
    • M1DX Duplex Printer includes: M1DX Print Engine Assembly in floor-standing rolling cabinet, M-Series Duplex firmware/printer driver and User Interface (M1 Printer not included)

AstroJet M1C Full Color Label Printer

The AstroJet M1C is a professional desktop color label printer that is powered by Memjet technology for fast, high quality on-demand printing. The AstroJet M1C is a flexible system for all of your label requirements including print-to-cut or roll-to-roll with optional Unwinder and Rewinder.

  • Fast, continuous print color label printer powered by Memjet
  • Print-to-cut or print roll-to-roll with optional Unwinder and Rewinder
  • Up to 1600 dpi print quality in full process color and monochrome
  • Print speeds up to 12″/second
  • User-friendly software provides precise print and printer control
  • Prints on plain paper to premium glossy, matte labels and photo paper
  • Media Type: roll or fanfold labels, tags and paper
  • Media (Label) Size: minimum 2″W x 2.25″L, maximum 8.5″W x Continuous
  • Media Thickness: minimum 0.004″, maximum 0.012″
  • Speed: Best Quality Mode: 6″/second, Normal Quality Mode: 12″/second
  • Options:
    • UW-1C Unwinder, fully-synchronized, heavy duty, easily handles rolls up to 10” in diameter
    • RW-1C Rewinder, fully-synchronized and heavy duty for roll-to-roll printing

AstroJet M2 High Capacity Color Printer

The AstroJet M2 is a professional standalone color printer that is powered by Memjet technology for fast, high quality on-demand printing. The AstroJet M2 system includes a large 5000 sheet capacity feeder to tackle your large color runs.

  • Powered by Memjet® for fast, high quality, on-demand printing
  • Up to 1600 dpi print quality in full process color and monochrome
  • Top load, top feed 5,000 sheet capacity feeder for high volume production
  • User-friendly software provides precise print and printer control
  • Prints on plain paper to premium glossy, matte labels and photo paper
  • Media Type: single sheets, postcards, business cards and more
  • Media Size: minimum 3″ x 4.2″, maximum 9″ x 14.5″
  • Media Thickness: minimum 0.004″, maximum 0.020″
  • Speed: up to 3,600 letter size pages per hour
  • Options: RTS High Capacity Receiving Tray-Stacker

AJ-5000 Printer

The Astro AJ-5000 is a color desktop shuttle head printer that is capable of up to 1200 dpi at speeds up to 4,000 #10 envelopes per hour.

  • Print quality up to 1200 dpi
  • Simple controls and easy operation
  • Print sharp graphic images in full color and monochrome
  • Built-in friction feeder for continuous runs
  • Top load, bottom feed for high volume production
  • Integrated print-head capping station
  • Proven HP Cartridge Technology
  • Media Type: envelopes, single sheets, post cards and business cards
  • Media Size: minimum 3″ x 5″, maximum 11″ x 17″
  • Media Thickness: minimum 0.0006″, maximum 0.0625″
  • Speed: up to 4,000 #10 envelopes per hour
  • Feeder Capacity: up to 300 #10 envelopes
  • Options: Drop Tray or Conveyor Stacker

AJ-300P & AJ-500P Printers

The Astro AJ-300P and AJ-500P printers are economical, compact and reliable color addressing printers that print up to 1.5″ wide in a single pass at speeds up to 22,000 #10 envelopes per hour.

  • Print quality up to 600 dpi
  • Print sharp addresses, graphics, logos and barcodes
  • Built-in friction feeder for continuous runs
  • Top load, bottom feed for high volume production
  • Three print-heads print 1.5″ print area in a single pass
  • Proven HP-45 Cartridge Technology
  • Media Type: envelopes, single sheets, card stock and business cards
  • Media Size: length 5″ up to 14″, width 3″ up to 14″
  • Media Thickness: (AJ-300P up to 1/8″)(AJ-500P up to 3/16″)
  • Speed: (AJ-300P up to 7,200 #10 envelopes per hour)(AJ-500P up to 22,000 #10 envelopes per hour)
  • Feeder Capacity: up to 300 #10 envelopes
  • Options: Drop Tray or Conveyor Stacker

AJ-1000P Printer

The Astro AJ-1000P printer is a compact and reliable color addressing printer that prints up to 2.5″ wide in a single pass at speeds up to 22,000 #10 envelopes per hour.

  • Print quality up to 600 dpi
  • Print sharp addresses, graphics, logos and barcodes
  • Built-in friction feeder for continuous runs
  • Top load, bottom feed for high volume production
  • Five print-heads print 2.5″ print area in a single pass
  • Proven HP-45 Cartridge Technology
  • Media Type: envelopes, single sheets, post card and business cards
  • Media Size: length 5″ up to 15″, width 3″ up to 13.5″
  • Media Thickness: up to 1/4″
  • Speed: up to 22,000 #10 envelopes per hour
  • Feeder Capacity: up to 500 #10 envelopes
  • Options: Drop Tray or Conveyor Stacker

AJ-2650P & AJ-2800P Printers

The Astro AJ-2650P and AJ-2800P printers are compact, reliable and high speed color addressing printers that print up to 4″ wide in a single pass at speeds up to 22,000 #10 envelopes per hour.

  • Print quality up to 600 dpi
  • Print sharp addresses, graphics, logos and barcodes
  • Built-in friction feeder for continuous runs
  • Top load, bottom feed for high volume production
  • Six print-heads print 3″ of stitched printing in a single pass (AJ-2650P) or eight print-heads print 4″ of stitched printing in a single pass (AJ-2800P)
  • Proven HP-45 Cartridge Technology
  • Convenient ink storage compartment
  • Media Type: envelopes, single sheets, post cards and business cards
  • Media Size: length 5″ up to 17″, width 3″ up to 13.5″
  • Media Thickness: up to 3/8″
  • Speed: up to 22,000 #10 envelopes per hour
  • Feeder Capacity: up to 750 #10 envelopes
  • Options: Drop Tray or Conveyor Stacker

AJ-3600P & AJ-3800P Printers

The Astro AJ-3600P and AJ-3800P printers are compact, reliable and high speed color addressing printers that print up to 4″ wide in a single pass at speeds up to 26,000 #10 envelopes per hour.

  • Print quality up to 600 dpi
  • Print sharp addresses, graphics, logos and barcodes
  • Use offline with folders, inserters and other mailing equipment
  • Right-to-Left or Left-to-Right operation available (must specify at time of order)
  • Ability to interface with the Astro FF-14 Friction Feeder and Astro ASF-3000 Shuttle Feeder
  • Six print-heads print 3″ of stitched printing in a single pass (AJ-3600P) or eight print-heads print 4″ of stitched printing in a single pass (AJ-3800P)
  • Proven HP-45 Cartridge Technology
  • Convenient ink storage compartment
  • Media Type: envelopes, single sheets, post cards and business cards
  • Media Size: minimum 3″ x 5″, maximum 13.5″ x 17″
  • Media Thickness: up to 3/8″
  • Speed: up to 26,000 #10 envelopes per hour
  • Options: Stand, Conveyor Stacker, Feeders

IBE-9000 Image Blaster Printer

The Astro IBE-9000 Image Blaster is a high speed, inline printer for printing and mailing systems and is capable of printing up to 4″ wide in a single pass at speeds up to 26,000 pieces per hour. Used with folders, inserters and other mailing machines.

  • Up to 600 x 600 dpi resolution with HP 51645A Inkjet technology
  • Print speeds up to 26,000 pieces per hour
  • Use with folders, inserters and other mailing equipment
  • Adjustable print-head positioning: 3″ or 4″ or print area in one pass
  • Ability to interface with the Astro FF-14 Friction Feeder and Astro ASF-3000 Shuttle Feeder
  • Works with Kirk Rudy, Scitex, Buskro, Videojet, Prism, and other similar  bases
  • Media Type: envelopes, single sheets, post cards and business cards
  • Media Size: minimum 3″ x 5″, maximum 15″ x 17″
  • Media Thickness: up to 1/2″ depending on feeder
  • Speed: up to 26,000 #10 envelopes per hour
  • Options: Bulk Ink System, Base Unit, Conveyor Stacker, Feeders

Image System II Complete Addressing System

The Astro Image System II is a complete professional high speed Inkjet imaging system that is capable of feeding up to 30,000 pieces per hour, sealing piece with multiple style tabs (optional), drying and delivering piece onto a conveyor delivery all in one single pass.

  • Complete Inkjet Imaging System
    • Astro FF-14 Friction Feeder with Base or Astro ASF-3000 Vacuum Shuttle Feeder
    • Main Base Unit with Controls
    • Platform for computer monitor, keyboard and mouse** or laptop (**computer CPU locates in Main Base Unit)
    • Vacuum transport
    • Astro IBE-9000 High Speed Printer
    • Dryer Unit and Base
    • Astro CD-800 Conveyor Delivery
  • Up to 600 x 600 dpi resolution with HP 51645A Inkjet technology
  • Print speeds up to 30,000 pieces per hour
  • Adjustable print-head positioning: 3″ or 4″ or print area in one pass (depending on Printer version selected – 6 or 8 cartridges)
  • Accommodates HP bulk-ink supply
  • Media Type: open-ended Z-fold flyers, envelopes, small booklets, single sheets, card stock and business cards
  • Media Size: minimum 3″ x 5″, maximum 13.5″ x 17″ (varies with feeder capacity)
  • Media Thickness: up to 3/8″ with FF-14 Friction Feeder or up to 1/2″ with ASF-3000 Vacuum Shuttle Feeder
  • Speed: up to 26,000 #10 envelopes per hour
  • Options
    • Printer Version: IBE-9000 High Speed Printer (specify 6 or 8 cartridges)
    • Feeders: FF-14 Friction Feeder with Feeder Base or ASF-3000 Vacuum Shuttle Feeder
    • Inline Tabbing: ATS-9950 Tabber with Console
    • Conveyor: CD-860 Conveyor Stacker (can be added to standard CD-800 Conveyor)

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