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HP Latex 700, 800 or R-series: Which is right for you?

Whether you’re looking to expand your production line or need to add new capabilities to meet your client’s demands, there’s an HP Latex large-format printer for you.
Let’s dive in and compare three of our most popular options—the HP Latex 700, HP Latex 800, and HP Latex R Printer series—and explore how they can each bring something unique to your workflow.

HP Latex 700 Printer series: Grow with high-value jobs


Deliver vivid colors and sharp 4-pt text, and get saturated color up to 334 ft2/hr outdoor1 with the HP Latex 700 series. Plus, with the 700 W model, you can extend your portfolio to the highest value flexible applications with the whitest white.2 What’s more, you can take advantage of HP Latex sustainability and safety features—no HAPs,3 odorless prints,4 and compatibility with eco-conscious media.5


HP Latex 800 Printer series: Expand into high-value jobs with high-productivity printing


The HP Latex 800 series has all the same features as the HP Latex 700 series, but it also offers additional productivity features–ideal if you’re aiming to squeeze every ounce of productivity out of your print machinery. The 800 W model also comes with white ink, so you can expand your portfolio to high-margin applications with the whitest white.6
But the biggest advantage of the HP Latex 800 large-format printer is undoubtedly its focus on volume. You can maximize your efficiency by setting up longer runs that get the most out of your materials and energy usage with the following productivity features:


  • Drive high productivity with saturated color at speeds up to 388 ft2/hr (36 m²/hr) outdoor, and easy spindle-less loading7
  • Help reduce running costs with cost-effective 3-liter HP Ink Cartridges, changed while the printer runs

When selecting the right printer for your needs, remember that both the HP Latex 700 and 800 Printer series are 64.4-in (1.64-m) roll-to-roll printers to print on flexible media applications such as: Banners; Displays; Exhibition and event graphics; Exterior signage; Indoor posters; Interior decoration; Light boxes - film; Light boxes - paper; Murals; POP/POS; Posters; Textile; Vehicle graphics; Window graphics; Stickers.

HP Latex R Printer series: Amazing colors on both rigid and flexible media


So now we’ve covered both the 700 and 800 series, how does the HP Latex R Printer series differ? The answer lies in its application. A true hybrid solution, the R-Series enables you to print on both rigid and flexible media on a single device, bringing unprecedented quality and colors8 with it.


Plus, with the HP Latex R Printer series you can also enjoy HP Latex White Ink, so you get high-quality prints, every time, on both rigid and flexible substrates.


It is specifically designed to boost your productivity9. Thanks to proactive alerts and preventive services, the R-Series helps you maximize uptime and meet production peaks—without compromising quality.


And if you’re looking to enhance your sustainable offering, the HP Latex water-based inks can help. With odorless prints10, you can reach more indoor spaces and unlock new revenue streams.

Which HP Latex Printer is your perfect fit? Let’s find out and see.

What next?
Made your decision already? Or want to check out the options in more depth? Read our other posts on the HP Latex 700, 800, and R-Series:


CTA 1: HP Latex 700 and 800: Win big with roll to toll printing 64.4in (1.63m)
CTA 2: HP Latex R-Series: Sharpen the quality of rigid and flexible media

Footnotes

[1] Outdoor mode (Banner) 4-pass, 100%. Indoor mode (SAV) 6-pass, 100%. Based on internal HP testing in September 2020 on Avery 3001. Print speed may vary due to the adaptive printing mechanism to avoid image quality defects.


[2] Whitest white based on ISO/DIS 23498 compared to competitive alternatives using solvent and UV technologies under $50,000 USD as of May, 2020. Test performed on black opaque self-adhesive vinyl (L*:4.16 – a:0,48-b:2,34) with 160% UF printmode using HP 832 1-liter White Latex Ink Cartridge. Visual opacity = 91%.


[3] HP Latex Inks were tested for Hazardous Air Pollutants, as defined in the Clean Air Act, per U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Method 311 (testing conducted in 2013) and none were detected.


[4] There is a broad set of media with very different odor profiles. Some of the media can affect the odor performance of the final print.


[5] See http://www.hp.com/go/mediasolutionslocator


[6] Whitest white based on ISO/DIS 23498 compared to competitive alternatives using solvent and UV technologies under $50,000 USD as of May, 2020. Test performed on black opaque self-adhesive vinyl (L*:4.16 – a:0,48-b:2,34) with 160% UF printmode using HP 873 3-liter White Latex Ink Cartridge. Visual opacity = 91%.


[7] Outdoor mode (Banner) 4-pass, 100%. Based on internal HP testing in September 2020 on Avery 3001. Print speed may vary due to the adaptive printing mechanism to avoid image quality defects.


[8] Most vibrant colors based on internal HP testing, January 2018 compared to leading competitive printers with CMYK configuration under $350,000 USD. Tested in High Quality print mode on rigid (white acrylic 12-pass, 6-color, 120%). Internal HP testing with HP GamutViewer, Alpha Shapes=50000.


[9] More productivity enabled with a high-accuracy belt-driven system for continuous loading workflow, along with automatic maintenance, smart vacuum, and assisted loading.


[10] There is a broad set of media with very different odor profiles. Some of the media can affect the odor performance of the final print.

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