Gorgeous color, precision cut

The Summa DC Series fuses Summa's legendary cutting performance with highly-durable, eco-friendly thermal printing technology to create the easiest most versatile wide-format print-and-cut systems available.

Features

Advanced features that make any operator smile.

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Vibrant Color Touch-screen

The intuitively redesigned menu system and full-color touch interface allow for effortless navigation. Tactile and easy to use, the touch screen displays large amounts of information in an easily accessible format.

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OptiPrint™ Media Pre-cleaning System

Our unique media pre-cleaning system removes dust and debris from the media surface prior to printing for pristine quality graphics.

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ColorControl Software

The latest version of Summa’s exclusive, PostScript® 3-compatible RIP software is a cinch to use and so much faster than other RIPs. Brand new ColorControl 8 features include a sleekly redesigned user interface, multiple USB printer support, print queuing, ethernet connectivity, spot color preview, and predefined print configurations.

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Integrated Cutting Head

With razor accurate contour cutting built-in combined with industry-leading die-cutting capabilities, no other machines makes it so easy to simply print, weed, and apply.

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Built-in Ribbon Changer

The DC5 holds up to 8 high-capacity SmartRibbon™ cassettes, while the DC5sx holds as many as 5 cassettes – each capable of accommodating any color from Summa's extensive palette. The ribbon color, location and usage are automatically recognized by the DC Series' intelligent sensors.

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Ethernet Connectivity

Multiple computers can now control one unit across a network, or a crossover cable can be used for direct connection - creating an all- new avenue for faster communication and data transmission speeds.

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Models

Brilliance comes in two sizes.

Summa DC5sx
Summa DC5sx
Thermal transfer printer-cutter.
Summa DC5sx
76 cm
(30 inch)
Summa DC5
Thermal transfer printer-cutter.
Summa DC5
137 cm
(54 inch)

Specifications

Modelsdc5-sx-logodc5-logo
PRINT / CUT WIDTH 76cm (30 inch) 137 cm (54 inch)
Print TypeThermal transfer
Print SpeedPrinting (standard mode):
8.7 m²/hour (93 Ft²) — Spot;
3.2 m²/hour (34 Ft²) — Process CMY
Printing (high-resolution mode):
6.2 m²/hour (67 Ft²) — Spot;
2.3 m²/hour (25 Ft²) — Process CMY
Printing (double-density mode):
5.4 m²/hour (58 Ft²) — Spot;
2.0 m²/hour (22 Ft²) — Process CMY
Cut Speed600 mm/sec (24 inches-per-second) max
MethodPrinting:
Thermal transfer, using outdoor-durable process and/or spot color resin ribbons, and; stunning mirror metallic ribbons (indoor use)
Cutting:
Drag knife, using standard Summa D-Series blades
ResolutionPrinting:
609 x 304 dpi (24 x 12 dpmm) maximum hardware; 609 x 609 apparent dpi (24 x 24 dpmm) software
Cutting:
0.001″ (0.025 mm), 0.005″ (0.1 mm) selectable
Media Width Variable width using 50 cm, 61 cm or 76 cm wide media (20 inch, 24 inch or 30 inch) Variable width using 50 cm, 61 cm, 76 cm, 100 cm, 122 cm or 137 cm wide media (20 inch, 24 inch, 30 inch, 39 inch, 48 inch or 54 inch)
Production WidthPrintingUp to 67 cm wide (26.4 inches)
CuttingUp to 67 cm wide (26.4 inches)
PrintingUp to 127.5 cm wide (50.2 inches)
CuttingUp to 127.5 cm wide (50.2 inches)
Media HandlingMotorized media supply rollers; built-in motorized media take-up system (available as factory upgrade options on the DC5sx)
Media Drive Summa OptiTrac™ active-steering drive with variable-position traction-feed pinch rollers
Media TrackingBuilt-in optical laser tracking system
Memory64 MB print processing RAM; 2 GB reprint storage is optional64 MB print processing RAM; 2 GB reprint storage
ConnectivityUSB; Ethernet
File SupportEPS, PDF and all generic PostScript
Power Requirements Connection: standard EU power outlet; Requirement: 100-240 Vac, 48-62 Hz, 85 VA max
Operation Environment 15°C to 27°C (60°F to 80°F), 30% to 75% relative humidity, non-condensing
DimensionsDC5sx Shipping: 195 x 88 x 160 cm (76.8″ x 35″ x 63″)
DC5sx Equipment: 169 x 63 x 130 cm (66.5″ x 24.8″ x 51.2″)
DC5 Shipping: 256 x 88 x 160 cm (100.8″ x 35″ x 63″)
DC5 Equipment: 230 x 63 x 130 cm (90.6″ x 24.8″ x 51.2″)
WeightDC5sx Shipping: 290 kg (639 Lbs)
DC5sx Shipping: 195 kg (430 Lbs)
DC5 Shipping: 360 kg (800 Lbs)
DC5 Equipment: 250 kg (550 Lbs)
Accessories Included ColorControl RIP + Cut Software
Print & Cut plug-in for CorelDRAW and Illustrator
5 SmartRibbon cassettes (DC5sx)
C, M, Y, and K Ribbons (1 each)
30” x 150’ White 3M Vinyl (DC5sx)
Media Guide Flanges (set of 2)
1 OptiPrint™ Cleaning Roller Refill
Standard 36° Blade Holder
2 Standard 36° Drag Blade
Cut-off Knife (with 1 spare blade)
Media-Handling Gloves (1 pair)
Printhead Cleaning Swabs
Power Cord (grounded 110v)
USB Cable (15 foot)
1 Spare Fuse
CD w/ Manuals and Drivers, Quick Start Guide.
ColorControl RIP + Cut Software
Print & Cut plug-in for CorelDRAW and Illustrator
8 SmartRibbon cassettes (DC5)
C, M, Y, and K Ribbons (1 each)
54” x 150’ White 3M Vinyl (DC5)
Media Guide Flanges (set of 2)
1 OptiPrint™ Cleaning Roller Refill
Standard 36° Blade Holder
2 Standard 36° Drag Blade
Cut-off Knife (with 1 spare blade)
Media-Handling Gloves (1 pair)
Printhead Cleaning Swabs
Power Cord (grounded 110v)
USB Cable (15 foot)
1 Spare Fuse
CD w/ Manuals and Drivers, Quick Start Guide.
dc5-sx-logo
Modelsdc5-sx-logodc5-logo
PRINT / CUT WIDTH 76cm (30 inch) 137 cm (54 inch)
Print TypeThermal transfer
Print SpeedPrinting (standard mode):
8.7 m²/hour (93 Ft²) — Spot;
3.2 m²/hour (34 Ft²) — Process CMY
Printing (high-resolution mode):
6.2 m²/hour (67 Ft²) — Spot;
2.3 m²/hour (25 Ft²) — Process CMY
Printing (double-density mode):
5.4 m²/hour (58 Ft²) — Spot;
2.0 m²/hour (22 Ft²) — Process CMY
Cut Speed600 mm/sec (24 inches-per-second) max
MethodPrinting:
Thermal transfer, using outdoor-durable process and/or spot color resin ribbons, and; stunning mirror metallic ribbons (indoor use)
Cutting:
Drag knife, using standard Summa D-Series blades
ResolutionPrinting:
609 x 304 dpi (24 x 12 dpmm) maximum hardware; 609 x 609 apparent dpi (24 x 24 dpmm) software
Cutting:
0.001″ (0.025 mm), 0.005″ (0.1 mm) selectable
Media Width Variable width using 50 cm, 61 cm or 76 cm wide media (20 inch, 24 inch or 30 inch) Variable width using 50 cm, 61 cm, 76 cm, 100 cm, 122 cm or 137 cm wide media (20 inch, 24 inch, 30 inch, 39 inch, 48 inch or 54 inch)
Production WidthPrintingUp to 67 cm wide (26.4 inches)
CuttingUp to 67 cm wide (26.4 inches)
PrintingUp to 127.5 cm wide (50.2 inches)
CuttingUp to 127.5 cm wide (50.2 inches)
Media HandlingMotorized media supply rollers; built-in motorized media take-up system (available as factory upgrade options on the DC5sx)
Media Drive Summa OptiTrac™ active-steering drive with variable-position traction-feed pinch rollers
Media TrackingBuilt-in optical laser tracking system
Memory64 MB print processing RAM; 2 GB reprint storage is optional64 MB print processing RAM; 2 GB reprint storage
ConnectivityUSB; Ethernet
File SupportEPS, PDF and all generic PostScript
Power Requirements Connection: standard EU power outlet; Requirement: 100-240 Vac, 48-62 Hz, 85 VA max
Operation Environment 15°C to 27°C (60°F to 80°F), 30% to 75% relative humidity, non-condensing
DimensionsDC5sx Shipping: 195 x 88 x 160 cm (76.8″ x 35″ x 63″)
DC5sx Equipment: 169 x 63 x 130 cm (66.5″ x 24.8″ x 51.2″)
DC5 Shipping: 256 x 88 x 160 cm (100.8″ x 35″ x 63″)
DC5 Equipment: 230 x 63 x 130 cm (90.6″ x 24.8″ x 51.2″)
WeightDC5sx Shipping: 290 kg (639 Lbs)
DC5sx Shipping: 195 kg (430 Lbs)
DC5 Shipping: 360 kg (800 Lbs)
DC5 Equipment: 250 kg (550 Lbs)
Accessories Included ColorControl RIP + Cut Software is optional
Print & Cut plug-in for CorelDRAW and Illustrator
5 SmartRibbon cassettes (DC5sx)
C, M, Y Ribbons (1 each)
Media Guide Flanges (set of 2)
1 OptiPrint™ Cleaning Roller Refill
Standard 36° Blade Holder
2 Standard 36° Drag Blade
Cut-off Knife (with 1 spare blade)
Media-Handling Gloves (1 pair)
Printhead Cleaning Swabs
Power Cord (grounded 110v)
USB Cable (15 foot)
1 Spare Fuse
CD w/ Manuals and Drivers, Quick Start Guide.
ColorControl RIP + Cut Software
Print & Cut plug-in for CorelDRAW and Illustrator
8 SmartRibbon cassettes (DC5)
C, M, Y, and K Ribbons (1 each)
54” x 150’ White 3M Vinyl (DC5)
Media Guide Flanges (set of 2)
1 OptiPrint™ Cleaning Roller Refill
Standard 36° Blade Holder
2 Standard 36° Drag Blade
Cut-off Knife (with 1 spare blade)
Media-Handling Gloves (1 pair)
Printhead Cleaning Swabs
Power Cord (grounded 110v)
USB Cable (15 foot)
1 Spare Fuse
CD w/ Manuals and Drivers, Quick Start Guide.
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