Top 5 CAD Printers for Architects

Top 5 CAD Printers for Architects

Searching for the best CAD printing option for your office? We've compiled a list of the 5 hottest wide format machines for architectural and engineering firms... after all, we're here to make your job easier! Questions? Call us! We'd love to hear from you at (800) 929-8300.  

1. KIP 7900

A go-to for architectural firms nationwide, the KIP 7900 represents CAD printing accuracy, efficiency, and usability wrapped up in one very office-friendly, reliable package.

The KIP 7900 network print systems employ highly advanced imaging technologies to deliver outstanding fine line detail, superior half tones and smooth gradients. These systems efficiently produce documents sent via application drivers, networked PC’s or web based applications and submission tools. Among user-friendly features are 100% toner efficiency, touch screen displays with advanced user management, and the best in KIP software applications, certified drivers, and accounting tools. Enjoy self-sufficient CAD printing coupled with enhanced 600 x 1800 DPI imaging technology-- realistically render accurate gray scale information with fine line capabilities to satisfy the most exacting quality standards. Email us for your price!  

2. KIP C7800

The color-boasting cousin to the KIP 7900, The KIP C7800 is a color and black & white high production print system. The system is a comprehensive solution for all types of wide format printing tasks that require the highest levels of quality and performance. The system’s workflow provides powerful print control for any production environment from a range of print submission applications, cloud printing, scan & copy, variable data printing and fully integrated stacking and folding. The KIP C7800 saves serious time and money, making ultra high quality wide format printing more cost effective than ever before. Printing is faster. Operation is simpler. Finishing is automatic. Reliability keeps you up and running. And, best of all, image quality will be on par with the ingenuity of your designs. Email us for your price!  

3. Oce PlotWave 360

Touch the new way of printing with the Oce Plotwave 360 printing system. The Oce ClearConnect color touchscreen interface supports multi-touch gestures for intuitive control. It's ideal for decentralized printing environments featuring workgroups of CAD professionals who require both productivity and ease of use. Walk-up users will appreciate the ability to access technical document files from their cloud of choice, preview files on the color screen, and print-- all from the machine's touchscreen. The Oce PlotWave 360 provides instant start-up time and reduced energy consumption. The printer heats only when printing. When in idle mode, it is cold and uses almost no energy. With the Oce PlotWave 360, there is no need to compromise. Enjoy both speed and responsible energy consumption along with leading machine performance. Email us for your price!  

4. HP Designjet T2500 PostScript eMFP

The HP Designjet T2500 PostScript eMFP offers an innovative user experience. Eliminate the output clutter—get flat, collated prints thanks to the integrated output stacking tray. Gain full control—monitor media rolls, view printer status on the touchscreen, and track jobs during printing. Load two paper rolls effortlessly—even when seated—with front loading and automatic paper-roll alignment. Print up to A0/E with a compact, integrated 36-inch multifunction printer that prints, scans, and copies. Print, scan, and copy with a single device. Speed up your workflow: easily scan and email sketches and hand-annotated drawings directly to your partners. Instantly share and manage content: scan to your network folder, FTP, USB drive, or directly to the cloud. Increase uptime: print multiple jobs on a variety of media types and sizes with two rolls and smart switching. Create A1/D-size prints in 21 seconds. And as always, original HP inks deliver dark blacks and true neutral grays. Email us for your price!  

5. Canon iPF8400s

For firms with a high demand for compelling color renderings along with standard CAD prints, the Canon iPF8400s offers an all-in-one solution. An extremely versatile machine, this printer is ideal for those who need quality large format output and maximum productivity. Built for the photography, proofing and production markets, the iPF8400S delivers high quality imaging while increasing overall productivity. Equipped with an 8-Color LUCIA EX ink set, 160GB hard drive, built-in calibration and 44" borderless printing, the iPF8400S is an excellent solution for portraits, advertisements, retail signage and contract proofs. Create vibrant colors and expressive tones with LUCIA EX ink. Ideal for production grade printing environments, the iPF8400S is up to 40% faster than the 12-Color line of imagePROGRAF Graphic Arts printers. Achieve maximum productivity with large 330ml or 700ml ink tanks and a unique sub-ink tank system for replacing ink on-the-fly without stopping the printer. And with a 160GB hard drive, handling multiple complex jobs is simple, especially in shared printer environments. Email us for your price!  

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