VersaEXPRESS RF 640 8-Color Large Format Inkjet Printer | Roland
RF-640 8-Color

NEW VersaEXPRESS RF-640 8-Color Large-Format Inkjet Printer

With exceptional print resolution and color complexity, the new RF-640 8-Color offers a whole new world of color reproduction and print quality.

  • The widest color gamut in its class (Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black, Light Black, Red, Green, Orange)
  • Reproduce specific brand colors with 8-color ink options
  • Brilliant photorealistic imaging at up to 1440 x720 dpi


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RF-640 8-Color

Unmatched Photo-Brilliant Results

Roland DG Intelligent Pass Control precisely places dots between passes and uses variable dot control to produce ink droplets of up to seven different sizes. The resulting high-resolution images combine with 8-color printing for unmatched photographic reproduction.

Higher Impact, Durable Graphics
on a Wide Range of Media

Engineered to run all-day without loss of performance or print quality, the RF-640 8-Color provides up-to 3 years outdoor durability for all colors on a massive range of coated and uncoated media, vinyl, backlit film, canvas, and other materials.

RF-640 8-Color

Color Gamut with photo

The 8 Color Print Difference

With its unique configuration of CMYK plus Light Black, Red, Green and Orange (CMYKLk + ReGrOr), GREENGUARD Gold certified inks, the RF-640 8C substantially expands your graphic capabilities.

Even in high-speed modes, there’s nothing in its class that compares to the RF-640 8C. Its significantly larger gamut, especially in Red, Green and Orange areas, provides ultra-vivid output with perfect skin tones and super-smooth gradients.

Color Gamut with photo
Reproduce Brand Color with the RF-640 8 Color
Reproduce Brand Color with the RF-640 8 Color

Reproduce Specific Brand Colors with Ultimate Ease

With more color options, you can hit brand colors easier and more exactly than ever before. Using advanced color replacement and profiling tools in the included RIP software, precise colors can be effortlessly configured for all major industry swatches— up to 99% of Pantone® + Solid Coated colors are in gamut.*

*Results may vary depending on media.

ErogoSoft RE Special Plus RIP

Included RIP Software

Take on multiple print jobs with reduced effort, minimal waste, and maximum results with the ErgoSoft Roland DG Edition 2 SPECIAL PLUS RIP. Designed for 8-color production, it offers extensive color management tools for generating ultra-high-quality images and precise color results.

64-bit architecture with powerful EPS and PDF engine for high-speed processing of intricate files and fast previewing.

Optimize your print production with unlimited hot folders and the ability to simultaneously RIP up to 8 print jobs.

Enhanced color replacement tools support PDF, EPS, TIFF, and PSD files.

A simplified user interface offers quick and easy access to multiple nesting tools, step & repeat, scaling, automatic tiling, cropping and other RIP essentials.

Quality Control Basic (ColorQPC) monitors and certifies color accuracy to ensure correct spot color printing.

Colorbooks option generates printable color book jobs for either RGB or Lab— import industry standard charts from FOGRA and Pantone®.

Printer pool features allow you to send same data to multiple RF-640 8-Color printers and an expandable driver library includes added printer and cutter support.

Advanced RIP features include tools for job cost calculation, variable data printing and a huge library of color profiles to choose from.

Printer Highlights

A gold-plated print head reduces static and optimizes print quality— producing prints with virtually no chromatic banding.
An included take-up system allows for unattended printing with machine stability at high-speeds.
Seamlessly pair your RF-640 8-Color printer with a Roland DG CAMM-1 GR-640 for contour-cut labels, decals, heat transfers, and more.
A built-in two-stage heater quick-dries prints and precisely controls the correct heat for each media.
Roland DG On Support offers unattended printing— get email alerts to your computer or smart device when ink is running low or a job is complete.  
Easily locate and download profiles from Roland DG and other major media profile providers at The Roland DGA Profile Center.
2 Year Warranty
2 Year Warranty

Built to Build Your Business with Industry Best Warranty, Service and Support

Engineered to a higher standard, Roland DG provides the most dependable large format technology combined with superior service and support to keep you printing, profiting and achieving your business goals. Your RF-640 8-Color printer is also supplied with a Two-Year Trouble-Free Warranty to give you added peace-of-mind.

Additional Information

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RF-640 8C
Model RF-640 8C
Printing technology Piezoelectric inkjet
Acceptable media Width 10.2 to 64 in. (259 to 1625 mm)
Thickness Max. 39 mil (1.0 mm) with liner
Roll outer diameter Max. 8.3 in. (210 mm)
Weight Max. 88 lb (40 kg)
Core diameter*1
3 in. (76.2 mm) / 2 in. (50.8 mm )
Media take-up system Max. 8.3 in. (210 mm ) outer diameter / Max. 110 lb (50 kg) weight
Printing width*2 Max. 63.6 in. (1615 mm)
Ink Type ECO-SOL MAX 3 500 ml cartridges (CMYK, Lk ),
INKU EGS (Red Orange and Green) 500 ml cartridges
Colors 8 colors (Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black, Light Black, Red, Green, Orange)
Print resolution (dots per inch) Max. 1440 dpi
Distance accuracy*3 Error of less than ± 0.3 % of distance travelled, or ± 0.3 mm, whichever is greater.

Media heating system*4

Print heater set temperature: 86 to 113°F (30 to 45°C)
Dryer set temperature: 86 to 122°F (30 to 50°C)
Connectivity Ethernet (10 BASE-T / 100 BASE-TX, automatic switching)
Power-saving function Automatic sleep feature
Power requirements
AC 100 to 120 V ± 10% 8.1A, 50/60 Hz or AC 220 to 240 V ± 10% 4.1A, 50/60 Hz
Power consumption During operation Approx. 1070 W
Sleep mode Approx. 31 W
Acoustic noise level During operation 62 dB (A) or less
Sleep mode 49 dB (A) or less
Dimensions (with stand) 101.4 x 31.1 x 50 in.
2575 (W) x 795 (D) x 1270 (H) mm
Weight (with stand) 309 lb (140 kg)
Environment Power on *5 Temperature: 59° to 90°F (15° to 32°C) (68°F [20°C] or more recommended)
Humidity: 35 to 80%RH (no condensation)
Power off Temperature: 41° to 104°F (5° to 40°C) / Humidity: 20 to 80%RH (no condensation)
Included items ErgoSoft Roland Edition 2 SPECIAL PLUS RIP Software, exclusive stands, power cable, media clamps, media holder, replacement blades for separation knife, User's Manual, etc.
Print modes Resolution Pass Speed
High Speed 360 x 720 6 113.0 sqft/hr (10.5 sqm/hr)
8 87.2 sqft/hr (8.1 sqm/hr)
540 x 720 10 64.6 sqft/hr (6 sqm/hr)
12 58.1 sqft/hr (5.4 sqm/hr)
Standard 720 x 720 10 64.6 sqft/hr (6 sqm/hr)
12 58.1 sqft/hr (5.4 sqm/hr)
High Quality 1440 x 720 12 34.4 sqft/hr (3.2 sqm/hr)
16 24.8 sqft/hr (2.3 sqm/hr)
20 19.4 sqft/hr (1.8 sqm/hr)

*1 The media holder of this machine is exclusively for media with a paper tube (core) inner diameter 76.2 mm (3 in.). To use 50.8 mm (2 in.) media, the optional media flanges are required.
*2 The length of printing is subject to the limitations of the program.
*3 Media type: Media specified by Roland DG Corp. Temperature: 25°C (77°F), humidity: 50%. Roll media must be loaded correctly. Excluding expansion/contraction of the media. Not assured when the print heater or dryer is used. All corrections or adjustment function of this machine have been made properly. Print travel: 1 m.
*4 Warm-up is required after power up. This may require 5 to 20 minutes, depending on the operating environment. Depending on the ambient temperature and media width, the pre-set temperature may fail to be reached.
*5 Operating environment.
Specifications, designs and dimensions listed may be subject to change without notice.

ErgoSoft Roland Edition 2 SPECIAL PLUS - Minimum System Requirements
Operating system Windows® 10 (32/64 bit), Windows® 8.1 (32/64 bit), Windows® 7 Professional (32/64 bit), Windows® 7 Home (32/64 bit)
CPU Intel® Core™ i3; 3 GHz or faster recommended
RAM 8 GB or more recommended
Video card and monitor Screen resolution of 1600 x 900 or higher recommended
Free disk space (HDD/SSD) 100 GB or more recommended

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