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GERBER EDGE® FX™

Thermal transfer printer; durable graphics, flexible applications

The GERBER EDGE production system is a matched system that includes the GERBER EDGE FX thermal transfer printer, Gerber OMEGA™ software, Gerber 15" sprocket plotters, more than 30 EDGE READY™ materials and substrates, more than 75 GerberColor™ foils, and Gerber service and support.


Product Information How to Buy

The GERBER EDGE production system is a matched system that includes the GERBER EDGE FX thermal transfer printer, Gerber OMEGA™ software, Gerber 15" sprocket plotters, more than 30 EDGE READY™ materials and substrates, more than 75 GerberColor™ foils, and Gerber service and support.

Features & Benefits

  • Resolution - 300, 600 or 1200 dpi on material axis (1200 dpi requires OMEGA 4.0 or later and EDGE FX firmware update). 300 dpi on head axis.
  • True spot color printing - GerberColor Foils - Save time and generate better quality graphics with dedicated spot colors.
  • GerberColor Spectratone Color Matching - Lets you create over 3700 pure, vibrant colors.
  • Advanced Foil System - Smart GerberGauge™ RFID technology tracks exact foil usage.
  • Process and specialty colors - In addition to spot colors, Gerber process, metal and fluorescent foils allow you to create full color images.
  • Durable output - 3 to 5 years outdoors without lamination.
  • EDGE READY™ materials - Fully compatible with Gerber OMEGA design software and a wide range of permanent, removable, semi-rigid substrates.
  • Matched Technology System™ is fully compatible with Gerber OMEGA™ design and output software and 15" EDGE-compatible Gerber sprocket-feed contour cutters, adding value to output and saving time.
  • Patented punch pattern - Provides superior accuracy which reduces material shifting, cut time and waste due to cut errors. Enables long unattended runs of up to 50 yards without loss of accuracy.
  • Easy material loading - Load material onto the sprocket wheels for quick, accurate and unattended material feed.
  • Easy maintenance - Unlike solvent printers, no “wake up” or “put to bed” routines are required. EDGE resin-based foils create no mess and are ready to go immediately.
  • Small footprint - The EDGE FX print-to-cut system requires limited shop space allowing you to get started quickly and inexpensively.
  • Intuitive user interface - Easy for your staff to learn and operate.

GerberColor Spectratone

Create THOUSANDS of rich solid spot colors with the GERBER EDGE® Series, GerberColor Foils, and Gerber OMEGA™ software. By printing one spot color on top of another, you create a new color result.


GERBER EDGE FX Material Management System

undefinedThe GERBER EDGE FX Material Management System helps keep your material clean and unwrinkled by adding automated supply and take-up rewinders that are precisely aligned with the GERBER EDGE FX. Constant tension on the media eliminates the need to rewind printed material by hand as it moves back and forth through the printing operation. Purchase today with an EDGE FX or separately, and start saving time and money. Learn more »


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Supplies

EDGE READY is the term used to identify Gerber's line of materials for a wide range of markets and applications that have been specifically designed, performance tuned, and tested to provide optimal printing on the GERBER EDGE series.


Specifications & Requirements

Printing Technology Thermal transfer, tuned, and optimized.
Colors Over 75 color foils available.
Color Types Spot, Process, Transparent, Medal, LT Heat Transfer, Special Effects and Finishing Series
Resolution 300, 600 or 1200 dpi on material axis (1200 dpi requires OMEGA 4.0 or later and EDGE FX firmware update); 300 dpi on head axis
Material Feed Patented sprocket feed.
Material Width 15" (38 cm) punched media
Max. Printing Width 11.8" (30 cm) Larger output sizes are automatically paneled and can be easily assembled into larger graphics.
Overall Size 36" (w) x 18" (h) x 17" (d)
Weight 82 lb.
Production Capacity Base Speed up to 60" per minute per color at 300 dpi
1 Color = 290 ft2/hr
4 Color = 60 ft2/hr
Higher resolutions are slower.
Foil set GerberColor™ FX foil family and caddy. Not compatible with ColorSet™ foils.
Outdoor Durability 3 to 5 years without lamination in most applications.
Communication Port Ethernet TCP/IP
Power Requirements 100-240 VAC +/- 10%, 47-63 Hz, 10 A
Operating Temperature 68-78° F
Operating Humidity 50-60% relative humidity, non-condensing
Venting No special ventilation required.
Materials & Substrates EDGE READY™ materials consisting of cast and calendered vinyl, magnetic, reflective, temporary & changeable films, Lexan®-based films, polyester label stock, and more.
Included Accessories
-    Power cable (14.5')
-    CAT 5 cross-over Ethernet cable
-    Thermal print head cleaning kit
-    Replacement foil squeegee
-    Replacement material squeegees (2)
-    Foil caddy
-    Roll holder
-    10 yard roll of material
-    15 meter foil insert