The DP-DS820 is the latest commercial printer capable of loading two different media grades, high quality media and standard media. With the option of using a High Density mode, the new printer offers enhanced image expressions. In addition, A4 size media is available for both grades of media. With these advantages and smooth gradation expressions that can only be produced by the dye-sublimation technology, the new DP-DS820 can be used for a wide variety of print services such as portrait studios and wedding photos.
Capable of loading two print media grades on a single printer model.
The high quality media "Pure Premium Digital" and the standard quality media "Digital" are available for the DP-DS820.
The "Pure Premium Digital" offers fine prints with higher black density.
With the renewed dye contained in the ink ribbon and optimization of printer energy control, the DP-DS820 provides maximum black density. As a result of this black color reproduction and expanded gradation level, it enabled profound print, fine and deep photographic expressions.
The High Density mode offers the superior print quality.
With the option of using the High Density mode, the maximum black density of the "Pure Premium Digital" exceeds 2.4 3. This enables the superior quality of prints, which is perfect for professional use such as studios.
A4 and panoramic prints are now available
The DP-DS820 can now print 8 x10 inch (203 x 254 mm), 8 x 12 inch (203 x 305 mm) size paper and a new wider A4 (210 x 297 mm) size paper. The new printer features a Multi-Print Function capable of handling multiple print sizes on a single model of print media, minimum of 8 x 4 inches (203mm x 102mm). Using DNP developed Software Development Kit (SDK4), it can produce panoramic prints up to 32 inches (813 mm) in length. The print size is 8 x 32 inches (203 x 813mm) on the 8 x 12 inch (203 x 305mm) size setting, and 210 x 789 mm when using the A4 print media setting. As a result, the DP-DS820 expanded usage, such as wide landscape photos and group photos which were not available as of today.
New Luster (semi-glossy) and Fine Matte finishes
The DP-DS820 adds a refined "Luster" and "Fine Matte" finishes. With a slightly textured surface and smooth pattern, the effect is outstanding for fine photography.
Various improved functions
Compared to the current model, the DP-DS80, the new printer has significantly improved print throughput from 86 prints per hour to 125 prints5. It has also increased the durability of the thermal print head and reduced 98% standby power consumption compared to the current model.