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Customers report significant savings on consumables consumption and accelerated ROI with longer run times.

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Reduce Downtime

X-BAR offers fast restarts, zero charge shorts, and zero streakers for maximum uptime and productivity.

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Universal Controller

Future-proof your production with the Kao Collins Universal Controller. Market-proven and designed with all necessary features. Ready for tomorrow’s demands with upgrades and feature customization available.

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Higher DPI

X-BAR delivers 1,200 dpi at 1,000 fpm for sharp, clear output when printing direct mail, catalogs, magazines, packaging, and more.

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Inks and Substrates

Advanced dye or pigment inks are immediately available or can be formulated to meet your printing requirements on a range of substrates or color preferences.


Minimal ink and paper waste, use of water-based inks, and high-resolution output contribute to more eco-friendly production.

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X-BAR Technical Specs

4.7″ Print Width 9.4″ Print Width
Print Array 2 Arrays of 3 Samba G3L printheads 1 Array of 6 Samba G3L printheads
Nozzles per Array 5,632 11,264
Cross Process dpi 1200 1200
Process Resolution 300/600/600i/1200 dpi 300/600/1200 dpi
Dimensions and Weight
  • Height 20″
  • Depth 7.5″
  • Width 7.5″
  • 45 lbs
  • Height 11.8″
  • Depth 9.3″
  • Width 16″
  • 54 lbs
Fluid Station Dimensions and Weight
  • Height 40″
  • Depth 26″
  • Width 24″
  • 200 lbs
  • Height 40″
  • Depth 26″
  • Width 24″
  • 200 lbs
Monochrome System Black, Spot color Black, Spot color
Speed 1000 fpm @ 1200 x 600 dpi 1000 fpm @ 1200 x 300 dpi
Variable Data Yes Yes



Take Control

With the Kao Collins X-BAR Universal Controller, you’ll be able to streamline your printing operation onto a single platform, eliminating the need for multiple controllers.


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