New Xerox Wide Format Printer Delivers Technical Documents

Published November 4th, 2009 - 10:41 GMT
Large and complex engineering and architectural renderings, electrical diagrams and mechanical drawings require precise detail. With that in mind, Xerox Corporation today introduced the Xerox 6279™ Wide Format Printer, a black-and-white digital printer, copier and scanner which features sharp image quality, speed, a compact footprint and low running costs. 
The system is flexible enough to fit in a variety of environments, including commercial print shops and architectural, engineering and construction companies. Its speed – printing seven or nine "D-size" (24" x 36") or A1 (594 x 841) prints per minute – make it one of the most productive products in its class.
“We know that image quality is the number one concern of wide-format users with operating costs running a close second. The image quality and speed of the Xerox 6279 meet those requirements,” said Tim Gould, General Manager, Global Services and Production, Xerox Middle East & Africa, DMO. “The price is so affordable that users can take advantage of the 6279 system where it best fits their needs, whether it’s in a construction manager’s on-site trailer, a home office of an architectural firm or on the production floor of a neighborhood print shop. It offers reliability that they can count on.”
Cable Services Company, Inc., a Williamsport, Pa.-based company that specializes in design and construction for the telecommunications industry, is using the Xerox 6279 to produce CAD generated construction and engineering drawings.  “Our customers expect us to quickly turn around documents because speed is critical in the competitive telecommunications market,” said Mike Hite, drafting and design manager at Cable Services.  “With the 6279, we are able to respond to client demands quickly and produce high quality documents.” 
The company chose the printer for its speed, image quality, reliability and low maintenance.  The scanning capability was also important because Cable Services regularly scans hard copy documents to electronic files or to print.
The Xerox 6279 can simultaneously scan up to six images per second with its optional on-board scanner while printing. The 600 x 600 dpi printing and scanning capabilities deliver sharp, precise details even for complex plans, schematics and renderings.  The system holds up to four rolls of bond paper, tracing paper or film for uninterrupted printing and media flexibility.  The optional on-board scanner or Wide Format Scan System allows reproduction of worn originals to be improved by suppressing the background, which may be damaged by wrinkles or water, and saving the important fine line details of text and images.

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