Raster Printers Chooses Phoseon's RX Firefly UV System for Next Generation Daytona UV Printer

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Phoseon's RX Firefly provides affordable high intensity UV in a small footprint, and is well suited for UV inkjet applications.

Raster Printers, a world leader in affordable wide format UV inkjet solutions, today announced the availability of their new Daytona T600UV Printer at Signexpo 2007 at the Mandalay Bay convention center in Las Vegas, NV. The printer will be the first in its class to include Phoseon's SLM based UV systems based on LED technology as part of the ink curing system.

"Phoseon's RX Firefly product is a great fit for us because of the advanced technology and high UV power densities," commented Rak Kumar, CEO of Raster Printers. "We believe that the implementation of a 'hybrid' curing solution that includes LED based systems as well as traditional lamps is a first for this class of UV printers. This approach allows us maximum flexibility in terms of ink selection while leveraging some of the key benefits of Phoseon's SLM technology -- especially the overall reduction in heat to the substrate."

Phoseon RX products employ Phoseon's advanced Semiconductor Light Matrix (SLM) technology. SLM arrays integrate thousands of individual semiconductor UV-LED emitters into a mercury-free UV curing system, with highly efficient power supplies, electronic intensity control, and integrated micro-optics and cooling systems. The products' physical package is far more environmentally attractive and cost effective than that of mercury lamp-based UV light sources, providing an efficient system that is very easy for OEMs to integrate and operate.

"We have worked closely with Raster Printers to develop a solution that can meet their UV curing needs while still allowing for an affordable end product solution," commented Tom Molamphy, Director of Sales & Marketing for Phoseon Technology. "Rak and his team at Raster have had the vision to take an important iterative step in the development and use of solid state UV sources for affordable UV Inkjet printer solutions -- an area of very high growth potential for the UV wide format market."

For more information on the full range Phoseon's of SLM based UV light system products visit http://www.phoseon.com/products.

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