IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT
for TrueVIS VG and SG Series printer/cutter owners

Upgrade your VG/SG today to new TR2 ink using conversion kit1, including your first set of TR2 ink2!

When you upgrade your device you’ll also immediately start to benefit from ink savings of up to 20%3 and get many of the latest, most advanced functions of the award-winning TrueVIS VG2 and SG2 models.

Now is the time to upgrade - TR inks to be discontinued September 2020!4

Here are just 9 of the dozens of reasons why
you should convert your VG/SG today

 

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1

ENJOY INK SAVINGS OF UP TO 20%3

New TR2 ink goes even further so you use, on average, 10% less ink per print when compared to TR Ink and its advanced latest generation formulation means less ink is required for self-maintenance. VG and SG users, when upgrading to TR2 ink, could see average ink savings of 20%3.

Infographic showing workflow to print, finish and install in 6 hours with Roland TrueVIS VG Series

2

PRINT, FINISH AND INSTALL GRAPHICS THE SAME DAY

Satisfy your customers’ demands for fast turnaround times without compromising on quality – with new TrueVIS TR2 ink, prints are ready to laminate and then immediately finish in just 6 hours5 for true same-day installation.

Infographic showing workflow to print, finish and install in 6 hours with Roland TrueVIS VG Series

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PRINT WITH EXTRA CONFIDENCE WITH NEW CERTIFICATIONS FROM INDUSTRY-LEADING MEDIA MANUFACTURERS6

3M™ MCS™ Warranty

 

The VG with new TR2 ink is certified for long-lasting results by the 3M™ MCS™ Warranty, providing your customers with assurance of the quality and reliability of their graphics.

 

 

Avery Dennison ICS Performance Guarantee 

 

The VG and SG with new TR2 ink is also certified by the Avery Dennison™ ICS™ Performance Guarantee which provides protection for up to 4 years for outdoor durability and up to 7 years for indoor durability.

4

PRODUCE EVEN MORE STUNNING QUALITY, COLOUR-ACCURATE PRINTS

A new “True Rich Color” preset takes full advantage of the VG and SG’s great colour reproduction capability and the wide colour gamut provided by new TR2 ink. Deliver vivid, punchy output whilst maintaining neutral greys, smooth gradations and natural skin tones – there’s no need to compromise between colour vibrancy and colour accuracy.

  

5

PRODUCE THE MOST DEMANDING APPLICATIONS WITH HIGH-PERFORMANCE INK

New TrueVIS TR2 ink offers outstanding performance for a huge range of outdoor and indoor graphics on flexible media, including demanding applications where stretch, adhesion and rub resistance are crucial. Ideal for vehicle wrapping, TR2 ink offers up to 200% stretch7 and enhanced adhesion. For textile decoration applications, TR2 ink delivers superb adhesion on garment films and unmatched performance when washed.

 
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BENEFIT FROM ENHANCED PRINT AND CUT FUNCTIONALITY AND A SUPER-STREAMLINED WORKFLOW

With the free conversion, you’ll benefit from a host of intelligent and intuitive new features on your VG/SG which optimise print & cut accuracy and speed up your production:

New Crop Mark Option

For incredible accuracy when cutting laminated printed media.

 

Crop mark by row

Crop mark by row

Crop mark by image

Crop mark by image

 

infographic showing new PerfCut mode
infographic showing new PerfCut mode
New PerfCut Mode

Print, cut and die-cut in one seamless operation with PerfCut borders now created directly in the RIP.

infographic showing new overcut function
infographic showing new overcut function
Over Cut Function

Cuts an extra 1 mm at the start and end of each line for sharp corners and easier weeding when cutting thicker media.

print and cut stickers on a TrueVIS VG wide format device
print and cut stickers on a TrueVIS VG wide format device
Cut & Print Function

Cut first and then print to reduce edge curls on thin media, such as heat transfer films.

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KEEP TRACK OF PRODUCTION WHEN YOU’RE ON THE MOVE WITH ADVANCED ROLAND DG MOBILE PANEL 2

Perform more functions from your smartphone or tablet than ever before – including test printing and cleaning. Plus, new push notifications with the Mobile Panel 2 alert you when a print job or cleaning is completed. With enhanced Bluetooth connectivity, Roland DG Mobile Panel 2 is available on the App Store and Google Play8.

 
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ULTIMATE USER-FRIENDLY OPERATION

The latest generation of TrueVIS innovation is built on 35 years of manufacturing expertise, refined with input from thousands of experienced users like you. Many sequences, such as the workflow of manual cleaning and sheet cut sequence have been streamlined for efficiency, to reduce user input and save valuable time. Plus, to keep you up and running in the unlikely event of a printhead issue, the new Nozzle Mask function allows you to continue printing using a selectable portion of the printheads.

close up of controls on TU4 optional take-up device

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COMPATIBLE WITH NEW OPTIONAL MEDIA TAKE-UP SYSTEM

After the conversion, your VG/SG will be compatible with a new optional media take-up unit (TU4) which supports two modes for improved take-up accuracy for various types of media. It also supports a smart new mode of taking up while giving some slack to the media, avoiding distortion and achieving stable take-up operation.

1 Terms and conditions apply. Offer available to customers in the EMEA region. The conversion kit includes a full set of matching inks, one TR2 cleaning pouch and a manual cleaning liquid. Offer valid from 1.07.20 – 30.09.20, while stocks last.

  • VG conversion kit €599
  • SG conversion kit €299

2 VG/SG does not support TR2 Orange and Green ink. TR2 White ink is only available in 250 cc. Current ink configuration of device cannot be changed when converting. SG is CMYK only.  

3 Average 20% ink saving relates to ink used in print and self-maintenance cleaning cycles on the VG/SG with TR2 ink. Savings may differ depending on circumstances.

4 TR ink last shipping date for customers in EMEA is 30th September  2020.

5 Tests performed by Avery Dennison™ US on MPI Range digital media. When using this media, prints produced with TR2 ink can be laminated after a 6-hour period when rolls or images are properly ventilated and loosely wound. For more detail see: https://graphics.averydennison.com/en/home/services/warranty.html. Regional differences may occur. Please check with your local agent.

6 3M™ MCS™ Warranty currently applies to CMYKLcLmLk. Warranty excludes Orange, Green and White ink. Warranty for Orange ink is under evaluation. Users of 8c configuration can select 7c for full conformity. SG with TR2 ink is not certified for the 3M™ MCS™ warranty. Avery Dennison™ ICS™ Performance Guarantee currently applies to CMYKLcLmLk and White. Green and Orange ink is currently excluded. Users of 8c configuration can select 7c for full conformity.  

7 Dependent on media and application.

8 Supports 6 languages (Japanese, English, Italian, German, Spanish, French).