Many Labels. Many Applications. One Solution.
Designed with the user in mind, the APEX 1290 gives you the power to do more in less time; its controls are intuitive and easy to run for all users. With low acquisition cost and a low total cost of ownership, the APEX 1290 is a unique digital printing press solution ideal for short-mid run production.
Imagine having the ability to ship your customer's print job the same day. The APEX 1290 makes this possible through innovative features such as quick changeover technology coupled with management workflow software, which allows operations to stage a job in minutes.
The Basics: What You Need To Know
Production level label printing solution
Short to mid run label production
Produces professional-grade short run labels on demand
Print rolls ranging from 3” to 12.9” (76.2-327.7 mm) wide
Print speed ranges from 4.33m/min to 9.13 m/min depending on substrate
Print die-cut, kiss-cut or continuous rolls
1200 x 600 DPI
CMYK Dry Toner
Digital label printing
Software includes job costing, color management tools
Capable of producing approximately 82% of the Pantone® color gamut
Optional variable data software
Highly configurable and can be paired up offline with finishing, lamination, UV coating, etc.
Utmost versatility in label substrates ranging from basic high gloss labels to polyesters, textured stock and tag stocks
Features & Benefits
Print on demand in the exact quantities you need
Single-pass technology allows for you to print high resolution graphics and variable data all in one run
Converters will be able to accept smaller jobs, offset the amount of short run jobs that go on larger presses and benefit by offering a fast and efficient solution for short to mid run label jobs
Produce a higher profit margin based on reduced setup costs, quantities needed, and turnaround times
Digitally job cost within seconds
The optional variable data software allows users to further meet the customer’s needs for mass customization using varying barcodes, QR codes, images, text, symbols, etc.
Increase label creativity by using offline options such as UV coating, lamination, foil stamping and slitting options
For brand owners, producing labels in-house will reduce the overall cost per label
There will be no need to outsource label printing
There will be reduced lead times for labels to be printed, reduced inventories and eliminates the need to order pre-printed labels
iSys Label’s APEX2Print software is a full featured, easy-to-use software package that was developed exclusively for the APEX 1290 short-mid run digital label printer. The drag and drop, snap to grid layout allows for quick imposition of PDF graphics and combined with the quick changeover technology, makes light work out of label production. The built-in Pantone library and advanced color management tools allow for clean and crisp high resolution and eliminates the need to pre-print labels.
Digitally job cost within seconds
Drag and drop imposition of PDF graphics
User defined layouts and media management
Conventional, die-cut or kiss-cut media layout
RIP rotation, scaling, mirror imaging and nesting capabilities
Toner coverage and cost calculator, per label and per job
Multi-up costing for different graphics on the same layout
Edge to edge printing capabilities on die cut rolls
Full color management Harlequin RIP
Nesting feature takes a number of small jobs and allows the user to print them as one large job run
Ability to save label templates in the software for later use
Print labels up to 52 inches long in regular mode printing, and unlimited lengths using the banner mode feature
iSys Variable Data (iVDP)
Compatible with the APEX2Print label software programs, iSys Variable Data (iVDP) will allow users to expand their print capabilities and further meet the customer’s needs for mass customization in their design and message. The variable data software gives the user the ability to combine static and dynamic content to create varying multi-graphic labels containing variable text, images and barcodes. This enables the user to quickly create highly-targeted, professional designs, creating the ultimate workflow solution.
Allows for mass customization of labels including SKU’s, barcodes, dates, lot numbers, etc.
Numerous graphic formats
Easy to use WYSIWYG design interface
Over 400 preformatted barcodes
Horizontal and vertical sequential layout
CSV file data importing
The line between labels, packaging and product are blurring and when your product is competing with hundreds of others for a customer's attention, everything is hinging on the overall visual appeal in order to stand out from the rest. The versatility of substrates capable of running on the APEX 1290 allows for a more diverse product offering and further differentiation from competitors products. Using the APEX 1290 digital label printer, you will help your package and brand stand apart from the others and receive the competitive edge it deserves.
Household Item Labels
Bath and body products
Electronics and lighting
Cosmetics and perfumes
Barcode and carton labels
Shipping and receiving
Chemicals and drums
Packaged Food Labels
Canned food items
Soups and sauces
Jarred vegetables and jams
Fresh food labels
Oil and vinegars
Promotions & Event Labels
Coffee & teas
Nutritional value labels
Vitamins and supplements
Whether it’s a sticker for an event, a label for a pharmaceutical, or a beautiful textured substrate for a bottle of Cabernet Sauvignon - we have you covered.
The APEX 1290 has the highest level of substrate flexibility in the short run digital marketspace. Our Recommended Media Library includes a large variety of unique substrates that have been rigorously tested to ensure reliability and consistency, optimal print quality and provide the ease of use that will perform to the customers' highest expectations. By using the Recommended Media Library there will be no need to worry about printer settings, such as changes in the fuser temperature, speed or thickness of the substrate. That is all managed in the APEX2Print software.
iSys Label has partnerships with the world’s leading media suppliers, and are able to provide the vastest array of substrates to end users, wherever you may be located. The Recommended Media Library is constantly growing as new label stocks are tested and added to the list of approved substrates. For more information on the Recommended Media Library, click here.
In today’s digital world, color matching is becoming more important with customers as they’re trying to achieve consistency and conformity across their branded materials using various print methods. Using the APEX 1290 ensures you print brilliant, rich and glossy color - from the first label to the last.
The APEX 1290 is a digital label printing solution that provides 1200 x 600 DPI for creating high resolution graphics, photos and labels. Labels printed on the APEX 1290 are highly durable, lightfast, water resistant and scratch proof.
For companies that require precise colors to be used with their branding, the Harlequin® RIP allows for complete color management and is capable of producing approximately 82% of the Pantone® color gamut.