Formax AP4 Monochrome Inkjet High-Volume Digital Address Printer
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Formax AP4 Monochrome Inkjet High-Volume Digital Address Printer

Part #: AP4-MONOCHROME
Brand: Formax
  • 4.5" color touchscreen with adjustable backlight
  • Prints up to 26,000 #10 envelopes per hour, up to 34,000 postcards per hour
  • Image Area: Up to 4" high by 50" long
  • Store and recall common print jobs, up to 16GB
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Product Description

This Formax AP4 Monochrome Inkjet High-Volume Digital Address Printer can print up to 26,000 #10 envelopes per hour, or up to 34,000 postcards per hour, with variable print resolutions up to 600 DPI, and the ability to print on a variety of coated and uncoated stocks. It is designed for in-line applications, and features an industry-leading 4-inch print area and a 2+4+2 head configuration. The infeed transport deck has positionable transport belts and guides that run under the belts for spot-on print registration at high speeds. Three independent print head banks offer a total 4-inch print height, and can overlap if needed, with a maximum print range of 12.75”. It accommodates pieces up to 1/2” thick.


For flexibility, the AP4 is available as a stand-alone model, compatible with a variety of feeders and existing mailing equipment. It is also available as the AP4F which combines the AP4 with the AP12 Heavy-Duty Friction Feeder to hold up to 500 #10 envelopes.Its user-friendly 4.5" color touchscreen includes an adjustable backlight, and provides full control of functions, including the ability to store and recall common print jobs, up to 16GB. The user interface allows users to preview jobs, change output speed, access troubleshooting tools, and even estimate the cost of a job before sending it to print. Additional features include on-screen ink monitoring for both percentage used and approximate pieces remaining, USB 3.0/LAN connectivity, the ability to print any TrueType font, spot color capability, and batch/job/lifetime counters. Optional conveyor stacker is available for easy handling after printing, and an infrared dryer for high-speed drying. With high speed printing with flexibility and excellent print quality, the Formax AP4 Monochrome Inkjet High-Volume Digital Address Printer is the ideal choice for commercial printers, quick-print operations, organizations with in-plant print shops, and packaging/fulfillment companies.

Product Details

  • Operating Features
    • User-Friendly Touchscreen: 4.5" color touchscreen with adjustable backlight
    • Fast: Prints up to 26,000 #10 envelopes per hour, up to 34,000 postcards per hour
    • Print head Layout: 2-pen + 4-pen + 2-pen stitched design
    • Job Memory: Store and recall common print jobs, up to 16GB
    • USB 3.0 / LAN Connectivity: Easily connect to your print source
    • Batch / Job / Lifetime Counters: Keep an accurate count of addressed pieces
    • On-Screen Ink Monitor: Displays ink status (% used and approximate pieces remaining)
  • Printing Features
    • Inkjet Technology: Uses 8 thermal inkjet cartridges
    • One-Pass Print Options: Address, Address+Return, Address+Return+Indicia, Address+Return+Indicia+Custom Tagline
    • Variable Print Resolution: 150 DPI (600 x 150) up to 600 DPI (600 x 600)
    • Image Area: Up to 4" high by 50" long
    • True Type Enabled: Print any True Type font installed on a PC
    • Spot Color Capability: Blue, Red, Green, Invisible
    • Versatile Print: Prints on a variety of coated and uncoated stocks
  • Options / Supplies
    • AP10L Conveyor/Stacker: Left-to-right 3-foot conveyor neatly holds printed pieces for easy removal
    • AP12 Heavy Duty Friction Feeder: Converts AP4 to a stand-alone unit which holds up to 500 envelopes
    • AP14 Tabletop Riser Stand: Used with AP12 to align feeder with AP4
    • Infrared Dryer: Provides quicker drying time
    • Bulk Mailer Software: PAVE/CASS presorting, data management, Intelligent Mail barcode support
    • Thermal Inkjet Cartridges: Available in various formulations for UV coated, non-coated, quick-drying, color, and invisible security inks

Item Specifications

  • Print Technology: Thermal inkjet, 8 high capacity cartridges
  • Addressing Speed:
    • Up to 26,000 #10 envelopes/hour
    • Up to 34,000 postcards/hour
  • Print Quality: Up to 600 x 600 DPI
  • Imaging Area: Up to 4" x 50"
  • Material Size:
    • Min: 5" L x 3" W
    • Max: 50" L x 15" W
  • Material Thickness: Up to 12.7mm / 1/2"
  • Duty Cycle: Up to 1,250,000 per mon
  • Memory: Up to 16GB
  • Counters: Batch, job, lifetime
  • Print Head Layout: 2-pen + 4-pen + 2-pen stitched design
  • Fonts: All TrueType fonts available on PC
  • Ink Monitor: Intelligent cartridge tracking
  • Feeder Capacity: Up to 500 #10 envelopes with optional AP12 Feeder
  • Print Orientation: Left to right
  • Software: Drivers for Windows 7 and higher
  • PC Interface: USB 3.0, Ethernet
  • Diagnostics: Built into firmware
  • Dimensions: 34" L x 25" D x 12" H
  • Weight: 96 lbs.
  • Power: 115VAC 50/60 Hz

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Formax AP Series Digital Address Printers Video

Transcript: Formax introduces the AP2, AP3, and AP4 for high-speed monochrome digital address printers. The AP line of address printers offers high print speeds, a full color touch screen, durable all metal construction, and the ability to print on a variety of substrates including UV coated media with a print resolution of up to 600 dpi. The 4 1/2 half inch full color touch screen interface provides complete control of printing functions including the ability to store and recall up to 16 gigabytes of print data. The interface also displays real-time ink monitoring, job count, job estimator, a print revie ... Read More
Formax introduces the AP2, AP3, and AP4 for high-speed monochrome digital address printers. The AP line of address printers offers high print speeds, a full color touch screen, durable all metal construction, and the ability to print on a variety of substrates including UV coated media with a print resolution of up to 600 dpi. The 4 1/2 half inch full color touch screen interface provides complete control of printing functions including the ability to store and recall up to 16 gigabytes of print data. The interface also displays real-time ink monitoring, job count, job estimator, a print review and more. AP series printers use thermal inkjet cartridges designed for optimal print quality and adhesion across a variety of substrates. The ink cartridges are available in black, blue, red, and green spot colors the AP2 as a compact easy to use entry level address printer, ideal for simple printing applications such as applying outgoing addresses on pre-printed envelopes. The AP2 features a single repositionable printhead bank with four ink cartridges, and can handle material up to ¼ of an inch thick. It offers a 2 inch total print height, a 10.75 inch maximum vertical print range and can print up to 20,000 envelopes per hour. An integrated feeder holds up to 500 number 10 envelopes that can be loaded on the fly for continuous operation. The AP3 brings address printing to the next level with 2 independent 1 ½ inch print heads and an 11 inch maximum vertical print range the flexibility of independent print heads allows for single pass printing of the outgoing address, return address, and indicia at the same time. A dual traction integrated feeder that holds up to 500 number 10 envelopes enhances the feeding of larger mail pieces with additional feed tires. The AP3 prints up to 26,000 envelopes per hour and accommodates materials up to 3/8 of an inch thick. The AP4 high volume printer is the most versatile of the AP series and is designed for inline use with a variety of existing mailing equipment. This printer can feed materials up to ½ inch thick and can produce up to 26,000 printed envelopes per hour. The AP4 features three independent printhead banks for a total print height of 4 inches and a 12.75 inch maximum vertical print range. The 3 print heads offer the most variations for single pass printing including the application of the outgoing address, return address, indicia, and custom tag line at the same time. The AP4 is also available as the AP4F, which combines the AP4 with the AP12 heavy duty friction feeder to hold up to 500 number 10 envelopes. The AP2, AP3, AP4 address printers combine speed, accuracy, and superior print quality with user-friendly features to provide innovative and affordable solutions for printers of all sizes.

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