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  • Lynn Wang

    Member
    June 2, 2020 at 10:56 am

    hi
    looking for digital press with service contract , including toner supply, and manintence. etc..

    what to consider before signing the agreement ? something easy to miss,. but important .

    and any recommended dealer or suppliers?

    any advices or suggestions

    thanks

  • David Hammond

    Member
    June 2, 2020 at 12:04 pm

    Duration of the contract, and any auto renewing.

    Cost per click, colour & black and white. Is there any extra charges of over sized sheets (SRA3), or is the charge the same for all sheet sizes.

    SLA – how long before an engineer attends site.

    Minimum commitment, you’ll probably have to agree to a minimum number of impressions each month/quarter. Which you pay for regardless.

    We have a digital press in house – Unless you’ve got the demand already for it, or there’s demand for sameday print, I’d seriously consider outsourcing it

  • Colin Crabb

    Member
    June 2, 2020 at 2:05 pm

    Just make sure the machine can handle 350gsm, cheaper ones are rated at 300gsm….

  • David Hagerty

    Member
    June 3, 2020 at 7:50 pm

    Have you all the post press bits? Guillotine, creaser, folder, laminator, bookletmaker etc…printing is the easy bit!

  • David Hammond

    Member
    June 4, 2020 at 6:17 am

    Yep, everything but a collating machine, and folder but have a local company who help with that.

    Although it’s often just as easy, and cheaper to outsource it.

  • Lynn Wang

    Member
    June 4, 2020 at 11:04 am

    thanks for all advices

    any idea how to find a dealer , where i can start from ?

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