LEC2-300 UV Printer/Cutter
The LEC2-300 is a streamlined UV printer/cutter which delivers stunning quality print results.
Versatile and highly productive, it does the job of multiple devices by directly printing, cutting, creasing and embossing card, film and other materials in one seamless workflow so you can respond to your clients’ diverse needs, delivering on demand and on time.
- Dual CMYK or CMYK with White and Gloss ink options for 3D textures, embossing and spot finishes
- Precision dot placement for incredibly high quality prints
- Save money and space with the ideal combined print, cut, crease solution for stickers, cartons, packaging, signage and more.
An All-in-One Solution for Labels, Packaging, Displays and Signs
Much more than just a roll-to-roll printer/cutter, the LEC2-300 can perforate cut, crease, varnish and add special effects onto a huge range of press substrates and materials. With updated printheads, new UV-LED lamps, and other enhanced features, the LEC2-300 provides increased machine efficiency and delivers outstanding results for countless print and packaging applications.
Versatility for a Broad Range of Media Types
Special Finishes for Exceptional Effects and Realistic Textures
In addition to CMYK ink, the LEC2-300 can be used with Gloss and White ink configurations, for exceptional, premium-value printing. Clear (Gloss) ink can be used to add special effects like embossing and gloss or matt finishes, or for producing lifelike custom-textured effects by simply overprinting multiple layers. With 72 types of textured patterns included, it’s easy to create gorgeous prints that would usually require the use of time-consuming special printing methods.
Contour Cut Any Shape
The LEC2-300 is an integrated printer/cutter that provides precision cutting as well as printing functions. This single device can automatically contour cut any shape around printed graphics, photos or text to produce adhesive labels, stickers, and custom-shaped displays without using a die punching machine.
Precise and powerful cutting force ensures crisp, clean lines around even the most complex shapes.
A perforated cut function allows adhesive media to be die-cut, eliminating the post trimming process and reducing turnaround times. Combined with the new Multiple Print function and a new precision media take-up system, high-volume jobs can be printed efficiently without attended operation.
8 Reasons Why You Should Choose LEC2-300 for your Business
Space Efficient, All-in-one Print, Crease and Cut Solution
Compact and versatile the LEC2-300 integrated print, cut and crease device, is ready to work out of the box, designed for short-run production of labeling, packaging, prototyping and proofing.
Agile Production of Custom Items, On Demand
Easy creation of highly bespoke outputs, from a single item up to medium sized production. Allows variable data or multiple artworks on a single print run for quick turnaround
Streamlined, Efficient Workflow
Streamlined workflow, with accurate colour matching and consistency. Automatically nest artworks together to accommodate different sizes of graphics and reduce material waste
Stunning Print Quality
Incredible printing quality, with smooth print results and natural colours. High quantity detail and consistent printing quality across the entire printing area.
Eliminate the Need for Die Punching Equipment
Automatically contour cut any shape around printed graphics. The LEC2-300’s perfcut functionality eliminates the post trimming process to support short turnaround and maximum profitability.
Create Stunning Effects for Bespoke, High-End Finishes
CMYK plus clear (Gloss) ink for special gloss, matt, embossing, varnished and textured effects. High density white for printing on transparent or dark media
Impressive Media Compatibility
Wide range of printable material, including very thin media and real production stock for lifelike prototypes and proofing samples. The outputs are instantly dry and ready for use.
Includes Powerful RIP Software to Optimise Production
Comprehensive VersaWorks 6 RIP software with Harlequin-based engine. Easy to use, with multi-queue management, Pantone library and native Roland Color System Library to help you get the very best results, fast.
On-Demand, One-Off Production
Unlike ordinary printing processes which require plate making, design data can be simply output from a computer to the LEC2-300 via the bundled VersaWorks 6 RIP software. The entire print production process is quick and simple—print as many copies as required when they are required. Urgent corrections or design changes can be printed right there and then. Impress clients by providing a tailored service beyond their expectations, even for jobs with limited copies or deadlines.
New Printhead and LED Lamps for High-definition Printing
A newly developed printhead and LED lamps enable an even higher level of print quality. The new printhead is optimised for precision ink delivery and control. New, more powerful LED lamps make ink curing even faster. As a result, small text, elaborate textured patterns, gradations and other details are reproduced with high precision. By optimising the LED lamps’ position, the LEC2-300 produces high quality images even in bi-directional printing mode for increased productivity.*
* Compared with the LEC-330.
Higher Opacity White Ink for High-density Printing
The new printhead and LED lamps also help to increase ink density. The opacity of white ink in particular—often used as a base coat when printing on transparent films or dark materials—has been increased by up to 40%*. In addition, a new HD (high density) mode that increases the density of white ink compared to the normal printing mode makes it possible to select the optimal ink density to suit your production requirements.
* Compared with the LEC-330’s standard mode.
High Reliability and Safety
To minimise downtime, in the unlikely event of a printhead issue, a nozzle masking function allows the LEC2-300 to continue printing while using the remaining part of the printhead, enabling you to finish the print job while waiting for intervention.
The Detect Waste Liquid Bottle Level function alerts you to empty the bottle before it becomes full.
Intuitive VersaWorks 6 Ensures Efficient Production
The LEC2-300 includes the latest VersaWorks 6 RIP & Print management software equipped with a user-friendly menu of functions to maximise performance so that high-quality printing can be performed immediately after installation
- 64-bit Processing: A Harlequin RIP dual-core engine with support for PDF 2.0 and native 64-bit processing provides accurate rendering of PDFs with shadows and transparencies.
- Modern User Interface: An icon-based interface with drag-and-drop functionality facilitates ease of use
- Special colour plate generation: Special colour plate generation allows you to auto-generate White and Gloss layers with one click.
- Colour matching function: Allows consistent colour matching when sharing print jobs among same-model printers and ink types or ensuring a single device is kept linear over time for colour accurate reprints.
- 72 ready to use texture patterns: Seventy-two ready-to-use texture patterns are included to use.
|Printing technology||Piezo ink-jet method|
|Media||Width||182 to 762 mm (7.2 to 30 in.)|
|Thickness||Max. 1.0 mm (39 mil) with liner for printing. Max. 0.4 mm (16mil) with liner and 0.22 mm (9 mil) without liner, for cutting|
|Roll outer diameter||Max. 210 mm (8.3 in.)|
|Roll weight||Max. 25 kg (55 lb.)|
|Core diameter1||76.2 mm (3in.) or 50.8 mm (2 in.)|
|Printing / cutting width 2||Max. 736 mm (29 in.)|
|Ink||Type||ECO-UV (EUV4) 220 cc, 500 cc cartridges|
|Colours||Six colours (Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black, White and Gloss)
Four colours (Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Black)
|Ink curing unit||Built-in UV-LED lamps x 2|
|Print resolution (dots per inch)||Max. 1400 dpi|
|Cutting speed||10 to 300 mm/s (0.4 to 11.8 in./s)|
|Blade force 3||30 to 500 gf|
|Blade||Type||Roland CAMM-1 series blade|
|Offset||0.000 to 1.500 mm (0.0 to 59.1 mil)|
|Software resolution (when cutting)||0.025 mm/step (0.98 mil/step)|
|Distance accuracy (when printing) (4) (5)||Error of less than ±0.3% of distance travelled or ±0.3 mm (±11.8 mil), whichever is greater|
|Distance accuracy (when cutting) (4)||Error of less than ±0.4% of distance travelled or ±0.3 mm (±11.8 mil), whichever is greater. When distance correction has been performed (when the setting for [CUTTING MENU] - [CALIBRATION] has been made): Error of less than ±0.2% of distance travelled or ±0.1 mm (±3.9 mil), whichever is greater.|
|Repeatability (when cutting) (4) (6)||±0.1 mm (±3.9 mil) or less|
|Alignment accuracy for printing and cutting (4) (7)||±0.5 mm (±19.7 mil) or less|
|Alignment accuracy for printing and cutting when reloading media (4) (8)||Error of less than ±0.5% of distance travelled, or ±3 mm (±0.2 in.), whichever is greater|
|Connectivity||Ethernet (10BASE-T/100BASE-TX, automatic switching)|
|Power-saving function||Automatic sleep feature|
|Power requirements||AC 100 to 240 V ±10%, 3.0 A, 50/60 Hz|
|Power consumption||During operation||Approx. 270 W|
|Sleep mode||40 W|
|Acoustic noise level||During operation||63 dB (A) or less|
|During standby||53 dB (A) or less|
|Dimensions (with stand)||1934 (W) × 795 (D) × 1303 (H) mm (76.1 x 31.3 x 51.3 in.)|
|Weight (with stand)||119 kg (262.4 lb.)|
|Environment||Power on||Temperature: 15 to 32°C (59 to 90°F), humidity: 20 to 80%RH (no condensation)|
|Power off||Temperature: 5 to 40°C (41 to 104°F), humidity: 20 to 80%RH (no condensation)|
|Included items||VersaWorks 6 RIP Software, dedicated stand, power cable, blade, blade holder, media clamps, media holders, replacement blade for separating knife, cleaning liquid, drain bottle, user's manual etc.|
Specifications, designs and dimensions listed may be subject to change without notice
1 The media holders of this machine are designed to be used exclusively with media that has a paper tube (core) with an inner diameter of 76.2 mm (3 in.).To use 50.8 mm (2 in.) media, the optional media flanges are required.
2 The length of printing or cutting is subject to the limitations of the program.
3 500 gf is the maximum instantaneous blade force.The blade force must be adjusted according to details such as the media thickness.
4 Media type: Media specified by Roland DG Corporation. Temperature: 25°C (77°F), humidity: 50%RH. Roll media must be loaded correctly. Applicable when all pinch rollers that can be used with the media width are used. Side margins: 25 mm (1.0 in.) or more for both the left and right margins. Excluding expansion/contraction of the media. Assumes all correction and adjustment functions of the machine have been used properly.
5 Print travel: 1 m (39.4 in.) 6 [PREFEED] menu item must be set to "ENABLE." Range for assured repetition accuracy. For media with a width exceeding 610 mm (24 in.): Length: 4000 mm (157.5 in.). For media with a width of 610 mm (24.0 in.) or less: Length: 8000 mm (315 in.)
7 Provided that the media feed length is 3000 mm (118.1 in.) or less. Excludes the effects of slanted movement and of expansion and contraction of the media.
8 Data size: 1625 mm model: 1000 mm (39.4 in.) in the media-feed direction, 736 mm (29 in.) in the carriage-movement direction. No lamination. Automatic detection of crop marks at 4 points when media is reloaded. During cutting, [PREFEED] menu item must be set to "ENABLE." Excluding possible shift caused by expansion/contraction of the media and/or by reloading the media.
|VersaWorks 6 System Requirements|
|Operating system||Windows® 10 (32/64-bit), Windows® 8.1 (32/64-bit),
Windows® 7 Professional / Ultimate (32/64-bit)
|CPU||Intel® Core™2 Duo, 2.0 GHz or faster recommended|
|RAM||2 GB or more recommended|
|Video card and monitor||A resolution of 1280 x 1024 or more recommended|
|Free disk space (HDD/SSD)||40 GB or more recommended|
|Hard-disk file system||NTFS format|
|Optical drive||DVD-ROM drive|
|Other||Internet connection recommended|
|ECO-UV Ink||EUV4-CY||Cyan, 220 cc|
|EUV4-MG||Magenta, 220 cc|
|EUV4-YE||Yellow 220 cc|
|EUV4-BK||Black, 220 cc|
|EUV4-WH||White 220 cc|
|EUV4-GL||Gloss, 220 cc|
|EUV4-5CY||Cyan, 500 cc|
|EUV4-5MG||Magenta, 500 cc|
|EUV4-5YE||Yellow, 500 cc|
|EUV4-5BK||Black, 500 cc|
|EUV4-5GL||Gloss, 500 cc|
|Cleaning liquid||SL-CL||Cleaner, 220 cc|
|Blades||ZEC-U5032||For general sign vinyl, 2pcs.|
|ZEC-U5025||For thick, reflective, fluorescent and general sign vinyl, 5pcs.|
|Blade holders||XD-CH2||Aluminium blade holder with blade depth adjustment|
|XD-CH3||Resin blade holder with blade depth adjustment|
|BOFA||L204448202||Air purification unit|