Check Under the Hood
We realize that while most people aren't interested in the state-of-the-art equipment that allows us to provide our clients with high-quality print, there are those who want to look under the hood and see what makes us run. So, go ahead and kick the tires!
Derby City Litho utilizes a seamless Prinect system with direct-to-plate technology.
PDF workflow using Heidelberg Prinect Cockpit, Prepress Manager 2011
Proof & Plate calibration maintained using Heidelberg Prinect Color Toolbox
hp designjet 5500
Used for DCL high-resolution contract proofs.
Line Accuracy: + / – 0.02%
Print Technology: hp Thermal Inkjet
Resolution: 2400 x 1200 dpi
Ink Type: Dyes
Material Used: 36-inch Saphira Proofing Paper, Premium Semi Matte EZ
hp designjet 510
Used for imposition proofing only in draft mode on offset.
Ricoh Pro C7100sx with EFI Fiery
High-quality color digital output
1200 x 4800 dpi
Equipped with Fiery Print Controller for color management
Prints up to 13 x 19 inch paper
Equipped with inline stapling, can staple up to 100 sheets in multiple positions.
Equipped with inline saddle-stitch binding up to 20 sheets.
Ricoh Pro C7210sx Graphics Edition with EFI Fiery
All the same features as the C7100sx model
Has the ability to print a clear or white toner
Best digital color envelope printer and lowest cost per print in the industry
Prints on a wider variety of media and sheet sizes
Higher resolution (up to 2400)
Output is 100% waterproof
Can print envelopes #10 or smaller to the edge, without having to convert the envelopes.
Heidelberg Speedmaster 74 – 6-color + coater
In-line aqueous coater
delivers brilliant color and amazing detail with every impression
Maximum sheet size = 20.5" x 29.125"
Maximum image area = 20" x 28.75"
Heidelberg MOZP 2-color Perfector
can print two colors on one side or one color on both sides of the sheet in one pass
Maximum sheet size = 19" x 25.5"
Maximum image area = 18.5" x 25.25"
Heidelberg Printmaster – 2-color
makes it possible to produce quality, low-volume one- and two-color projects that are cost effective.
Maximum sheet size = 18.5" x 13.3125"
Maximum image area = 17.625" x 12.75"
Finishing and Bindery
Baum – 5-head Auto Drill + Round Corner
Heidelberg Stitchmaster ST-90 – 8-pocket
Minimum size book = 3.5" x 5.5"
Maximum size book = 12" x 13.75"
Stahl 26 X 40 Folder
16-page signature folder
In-line perf and score