VersaEXPRESS RF 640 8-Color


VersaEXPRESS RF 640 8-Color Large Format Inkjet Printer

The professional’s choice for unmatched color, image quality and machine reliability

  • Ultra-vivid output and color reproduction
  • Expansive gamut with CMYK plus Light Black, Red, Green and Orange inks
  • Up to 99% of Pantone® + Solid Coated within gamut
  • 1440×720 dpi max. resolution
  • Take-up unit included


Higher Impact, Durable Graphics
on a Wide Range of Media

Engineered to run all-day without loss of performance or print quality, the RF-640 8-Color provides up-to 3 years outdoor durability for all colors on a massive range of coated and uncoated media, vinyl, backlit film, canvas, and other materials.

Unmatched Photo-Brilliant Results

Roland DG Intelligent Pass Control precisely places dots between passes and uses variable dot control to produce ink droplets of up to seven different sizes. The resulting high-resolution images combine with 8-color printing for unmatched photographic reproduction.

Printer Highlights

A gold-plated print head reduces static and optimizes print quality— producing prints with virtually no chromatic banding.
An included take-up system allows for unattended printing with machine stability at high-speeds.
Seamlessly pair your RF-640 8-Color printer with a Roland DG CAMM-1 GR-640 for contour-cut labels, decals, heat transfers, and more.
A built-in two-stage heater quick-dries prints and precisely controls the correct heat for each media.
Roland DG On Support offers unattended printing— get email alerts to your computer or smart device when ink is running low or a job is complete.  
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RF-640 8C
ModelRF-640 8C
Printing technologyPiezoelectric inkjet
Acceptable mediaWidth10.2 to 64 in. (259 to 1625 mm)
ThicknessMax. 39 mil (1.0 mm) with liner
Roll outer diameterMax. 8.3 in. (210 mm)
WeightMax. 88 lb (40 kg)
Core diameter*13 in. (76.2 mm) / 2 in. (50.8 mm )
Media take-up systemMax. 8.3 in. (210 mm ) outer diameter / Max. 110 lb (50 kg) weight
Printing width*2Max. 63.6 in. (1615 mm)
InkTypeECO-SOL MAX 3 500 ml cartridges (CMYK, Lk ),
INKU EGS (Red Orange and Green) 500 ml cartridges
Colors8 colors (Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black, Light Black, Red, Green, Orange)
Print resolution (dots per inch)Max. 1440 dpi
Distance accuracy*3Error of less than ± 0.3 % of distance travelled, or ± 0.3 mm, whichever is greater.

Media heating system*4

Print heater set temperature: 86 to 113°F (30 to 45°C)
Dryer set temperature: 86 to 122°F (30 to 50°C)
ConnectivityEthernet (10 BASE-T / 100 BASE-TX, automatic switching)
Power-saving functionAutomatic sleep feature
Power requirementsAC 100 to 120 V ± 10% 8.1A, 50/60 Hz or AC 220 to 240 V ± 10% 4.1A, 50/60 Hz
Power consumptionDuring operationApprox. 1070 W
Sleep modeApprox. 31 W
Acoustic noise levelDuring operation62 dB (A) or less
Sleep mode49 dB (A) or less
Dimensions (with stand)101.4 x 31.1 x 50 in.
2575 (W) x 795 (D) x 1270 (H) mm
Weight (with stand)309 lb (140 kg)
EnvironmentPower on *5Temperature: 59° to 90°F (15° to 32°C) (68°F [20°C] or more recommended)
Humidity: 35 to 80%RH (no condensation)
Power offTemperature: 41° to 104°F (5° to 40°C) / Humidity: 20 to 80%RH (no condensation)
Included itemsVersaworks 6 Software, exclusive stands, power cable, media clamps, media holder, replacement blades for separation knife, User’s Manual, etc.
Print modesResolutionPassSpeed
High Speed360 x 7206113.0 sqft/hr (10.5 sqm/hr)
887.2 sqft/hr (8.1 sqm/hr)
540 x 7201064.6 sqft/hr (6 sqm/hr)
1258.1 sqft/hr (5.4 sqm/hr)
Standard720 x 7201064.6 sqft/hr (6 sqm/hr)
1258.1 sqft/hr (5.4 sqm/hr)
High Quality1440 x 7201234.4 sqft/hr (3.2 sqm/hr)
1624.8 sqft/hr (2.3 sqm/hr)
2019.4 sqft/hr (1.8 sqm/hr)

*1 The media holder of this machine is exclusively for media with a paper tube (core) inner diameter 76.2 mm (3 in.). To use 50.8 mm (2 in.) media, the optional media flanges are required.
*2 The length of printing is subject to the limitations of the program.
*3 Media type: Media specified by Roland DG Corp. Temperature: 25°C (77°F), humidity: 50%. Roll media must be loaded correctly. Excluding expansion/contraction of the media. Not assured when the print heater or dryer is used. All corrections or adjustment function of this machine have been made properly. Print travel: 1 m.
*4 Warm-up is required after power up. This may require 5 to 20 minutes, depending on the operating environment. Depending on the ambient temperature and media width, the pre-set temperature may fail to be reached.
*5 Operating environment.
Specifications, designs and dimensions listed may be subject to change without notice.