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Gorgeous Color.

Precision cut.

The Summa DC Series fuses Summa's legendary cutting performance with highly-durable, eco-friendly thermal printing technology to create the simplest, most versatile wide-format print-and-cut systems available.

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Features

Advanced features that make any operator smile.

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Vibrant Color Touch-screen

The intuitively redesigned menu system and full-color touch interface allow for effortless navigation. Tactile and easy to use, the touch screen displays large amounts of information in an easily accessible format.

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OptiPrint™ Media Pre-cleaning System

Our unique media pre-cleaning system removes dust and debris from the media surface prior to printing for pristine quality graphics.

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ColorControl Software

The latest version of Summa’s exclusive, PostScript® 3-compatible RIP software is a cinch to use and so much faster than other RIPs. Brand new ColorControl 8 features include a sleekly redesigned user interface, multiple USB printer support, print queuing, ethernet connectivity, spot color preview, and predefined print configurations.

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Integrated Cutting Head

With razor accurate contour cutting built-in combined with industry-leading die-cutting capabilities, no other machines makes it so easy to simply print, weed, and apply.

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Built-in Ribbon Changer

The DC5 holds up to 8 high-capacity SmartRibbon™ cassettes, while the DC5sx holds as many as 5 cassettes – each capable of accommodating any color from Summa's extensive palette. The ribbon color, location and usage are automatically recognized by the DC Series' intelligent sensors.

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Ethernet Connectivity

Multiple computers can now control one unit across a network, or a crossover cable can be used for direct connection - creating an all- new avenue for faster communication and data transmission speeds.

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Models

Brilliance comes in two sizes.

Summa DC5sx
Summa DC5sx
Thermal transfer printer-cutter.
Summa DC5sx
30-inch
(76cm)

$12,995

Lease for as low as $245/mo.

Summa DC5
Thermal transfer printer-cutter.
Summa DC5
54-inch
(137cm)

$19,995

Lease for as low as $376/mo.

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Specifications

Models dc5-sx-logo dc5-logo
PRINT / CUT WIDTH 30-inch (76cm) 54-inch (137 cm)
Print Type Thermal Transfer
Print Speed Printing (standard mode):
93 Ft2/hour (8.7 m2) — Spot;
34 Ft2/hour (3.2 m2) — Process CMY
Printing (high-resolution mode):
67 Ft2/hour (6.2 m2) — Spot;
25 Ft2/hour (2.3 m2) — Process CMY
Printing (double-density mode):
58 Ft2/hour (5.4 m2) — Spot;
22 Ft2/hour (2.0 m2) — Process CMY
Cut Speed 24 inches-per-second (600 mm/sec) max
Method Printing:
Thermal transfer, using outdoor-durable process and/or spot color resin ribbons, and; stunning mirror metallic ribbons (indoor use)
Cutting:
Drag knife, using standard Summa D-Series blades
Resolution Printing:
609 x 304 dpi (24 x 12 dpmm) maximum hardware; 609 x 609 apparent dpi (24 x 24 dpmm) software
Cutting:
0.001″ (0.025 mm), 0.005″ (0.1 mm) selectable
Media Width Variable width using 20-inch, 24-inch, 30-inch, 39.37-inch, 48-inch or 54-inch wide media (50cm – 137cm)
Production Width DC5sx Printing: Up to 26.4 inches wide (67 cm)
DC5sx Cutting: Up to 26.4 inches wide (67 cm)
DC5 Printing: Up to 50.2 inches wide (127.5 cm)
DC5 Cutting: Up to 50.2 inches wide (127.5 cm)
Media Handling Motorized media supply rollers; built-in motorized media take-up system (available as factory upgrade options on the DC5sx)
Media Drive Summa OptiTrac™ active-steering drive with variable-position traction-feed pinch rollers
Media Tracking Built-in optical laser tracking system
Memory 64 MB print processing RAM; 2 GB reprint storage
Connectivity USB; Ethernet
File Support EPS, PDF and all generic PostScript
Power Requirements Connection: standard USA power outlet; Requirement: 100-240 Vac, 48-62 Hz, 85 VA max
Operation Environment 60°F to 80°F (15°C to 27°C), 30% to 75% relative humidity, non-condensing
Dimensions DC5sx Shipping: 76.8″ x 35″ x 63″ (195 x 88 x 160 cm)
DC5sx Equipment: 66.5″ x 24.8″ x 51.2″ (169 x 63 x 130 cm)
DC5 Shipping: 100.8″ x 35″ x 63″ (256 x 88 x 160 cm)
DC5 Equipment: 90.6″ x 24.8″ x 51.2″ (230 x 63 x 130 cm)
Weight DC5sx Shipping: 639 Lbs (290 kg)
DC5sx Equipment: 430 Lbs (195 kg)
DC5 Shipping: 800 Lbs (360 kg)
DC5 Equipment: 550 Lbs (250 kg)
Accessories Included ColorControl RIP + Cut Software
Print & Cut plug-in for CorelDRAW and Illustrator
5 SmartRibbon cassettes (DC5sx)
C, M, Y, and K Ribbons (1 each)
30” x 150’ White 3M Vinyl (DC5sx)
Media Guide Flanges (set of 2)
1 OptiPrint™ Cleaning Roller Refill
Standard 36° Blade Holder
2 Standard 36° Drag Blade
Cut-off Knife (with 1 spare blade)
Media-Handling Gloves (1 pair)
Printhead Cleaning Swabs
Power Cord (grounded 110v)
USB Cable (15 foot)
1 Spare Fuse
CD w/ Manuals and Drivers, Quick Start Guide.
ColorControl RIP + Cut Software
Print & Cut plug-in for CorelDRAW and Illustrator
8 SmartRibbon cassettes (DC5)
C, M, Y, and K Ribbons (1 each)
54” x 150’ White 3M Vinyl (DC5)
Media Guide Flanges (set of 2)
1 OptiPrint™ Cleaning Roller Refill
Standard 36° Blade Holder
2 Standard 36° Drag Blade
Cut-off Knife (with 1 spare blade)
Media-Handling Gloves (1 pair)
Printhead Cleaning Swabs
Power Cord (grounded 110v)
USB Cable (15 foot)
1 Spare Fuse
CD w/ Manuals and Drivers, Quick Start Guide.
Warranty Printer:
One-year parts and labor limited warranty, toll-free technical support
Images:
Up to 5 years, outdoors, without lamination; restrictions may apply for desert areas or exposure to harsh chemicals or abrasives.
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Models dc5-sx-logo dc5-logo
PRINT / CUT WIDTH 30-inch (76cm) 54-inch (137 cm)
Print Type Thermal Transfer
Print Speed Printing (standard mode):
93 Ft2/hour (8.7 m2) — Spot;
34 Ft2/hour (3.2 m2) — Process CMY
Printing (high-resolution mode):
67 Ft2/hour (6.2 m2) — Spot;
25 Ft2/hour (2.3 m2) — Process CMY
Printing (double-density mode):
58 Ft2/hour (5.4 m2) — Spot;
22 Ft2/hour (2.0 m2) — Process CMY
Cut Speed 24 inches-per-second (600 mm/sec) max
Method Printing:
Thermal transfer, using outdoor-durable process and/or spot color resin ribbons, and; stunning mirror metallic ribbons (indoor use)
Cutting:
Drag knife, using standard Summa D-Series blades
Resolution Printing:
609 x 304 dpi (24 x 12 dpmm) maximum hardware; 609 x 609 apparent dpi (24 x 24 dpmm) software
Cutting:
0.001″ (0.025 mm), 0.005″ (0.1 mm) selectable
Media Width Variable width using 20-inch, 24-inch, 30-inch, 39.37-inch, 48-inch or 54-inch wide media (50cm – 137cm)
Production Width DC5sx Printing: Up to 26.4 inches wide (67 cm)
DC5sx Cutting: Up to 26.4 inches wide (67 cm)
DC5 Printing: Up to 50.2 inches wide (127.5 cm)
DC5 Cutting: Up to 50.2 inches wide (127.5 cm)
Media Handling Motorized media supply rollers; built-in motorized media take-up system (available as factory upgrade options on the DC5sx)
Media Drive Summa OptiTrac™ active-steering drive with variable-position traction-feed pinch rollers
Media Tracking Built-in optical laser tracking system
Memory 64 MB print processing RAM; 2 GB reprint storage
Connectivity USB; Ethernet
File Support EPS, PDF and all generic PostScript
Power Requirements Connection: standard USA power outlet; Requirement: 100-240 Vac, 48-62 Hz, 85 VA max
Operation Environment 60°F to 80°F (15°C to 27°C), 30% to 75% relative humidity, non-condensing
Dimensions DC5sx Shipping: 76.8″ x 35″ x 63″ (195 x 88 x 160 cm)
DC5sx Equipment: 66.5″ x 24.8″ x 51.2″ (169 x 63 x 130 cm)
DC5 Shipping: 100.8″ x 35″ x 63″ (256 x 88 x 160 cm)
DC5 Equipment: 90.6″ x 24.8″ x 51.2″ (230 x 63 x 130 cm)
Weight DC5sx Shipping: 639 Lbs (290 kg)
DC5sx Equipment: 430 Lbs (195 kg)
DC5 Shipping: 800 Lbs (360 kg)
DC5 Equipment: 550 Lbs (250 kg)
Accessories Included ColorControl RIP + Cut Software
Print & Cut plug-in for CorelDRAW and Illustrator
5 SmartRibbon cassettes (DC5sx)
C, M, Y, and K Ribbons (1 each)
30” x 150’ White 3M Vinyl (DC5sx)
Media Guide Flanges (set of 2)
1 OptiPrint™ Cleaning Roller Refill
Standard 36° Blade Holder
2 Standard 36° Drag Blade
Cut-off Knife (with 1 spare blade)
Media-Handling Gloves (1 pair)
Printhead Cleaning Swabs
Power Cord (grounded 110v)
USB Cable (15 foot)
1 Spare Fuse
CD w/ Manuals and Drivers, Quick Start Guide.
ColorControl RIP + Cut Software
Print & Cut plug-in for CorelDRAW and Illustrator
8 SmartRibbon cassettes (DC5)
C, M, Y, and K Ribbons (1 each)
54” x 150’ White 3M Vinyl (DC5)
Media Guide Flanges (set of 2)
1 OptiPrint™ Cleaning Roller Refill
Standard 36° Blade Holder
2 Standard 36° Drag Blade
Cut-off Knife (with 1 spare blade)
Media-Handling Gloves (1 pair)
Printhead Cleaning Swabs
Power Cord (grounded 110v)
USB Cable (15 foot)
1 Spare Fuse
CD w/ Manuals and Drivers, Quick Start Guide.
Warranty Printer:
One-year parts and labor limited warranty, toll-free technical support
Images:
Up to 5 years, outdoors, without lamination; restrictions may apply for desert areas or exposure to harsh chemicals or abrasives.
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