Acuity Select 20 Series

The Acuity Select 20 series features up to eight color channels, including options to run white, varnish and now light inks making it an affordable solution for a number of creative print applications. The versatility of printing high quality, 1200 dpi or greater graphics on rigid, flexible and even roll media gives printers new, additional opportunities to expand their print capabilities…and ultimately their business. In addition to the standard CMYK ink set, the Acuity Select offers unprecedented color control with these expansion options:

  • White + Varnish – Adding these two ink channels allows for printing on a range on non-white substrates and adds a spot or flood coat varnish effect in a single pass.
  • White + White – Adding two white ink channels improve the density of white in a single pass, which is ideal for backlit applications.
  • Additional Cyan + Magenta – Adding these two ink channels boosts the overall print speed of the press making it the most productive configuration.
  • Light Cyan + Light Magenta – Adding these two ink channels enhances the print quality for fine art quality printing.

Simon Nussbaum, Owner of Image360 in Elgin, IL, discusses why the Acuity Select 26 has been a great addition to his business.

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Acuity Select 20 Series Features

Zoned Vacuum Flatbed – Six dedicated vacuum zones tailored to common media sizes reduces the need for bed masking. The double bed has a seventh zone. Adjustable vacuum strength allows for optimum handling of different materials.

Pneumatic Registration Pins – Minimize operator setup time. These allow for quick, easy and accurate positioning of material, loading in perfect register. Standard bed version has five pins, the double bed version has ten pins, which can be controlled both automatically and manually.

Up to 8 Color Channels – Your choice of 4-channel, 6-channel and 8-channel configurations with new added ability to run light inks. Modular upgrade paths are available.

Compact Footprint – Built to fit in the tightest production spaces – the most versatile printer you’ll have on your floor.

Roll Media Option – A compact roll-to-roll unit extends the versatility of Acuity Select 20 series printers. High quality images can be printed on roll media which look great even at close viewing distances.

Double Bed Continuous Production Model Option – Expand the standard bed from 98.4″ x 49.2″ (2.5 m x 1.25 m) to double bed size of 98.4″ x 121.3″ (2.5 m x 3.08 m) for printing larger images. Includes dual registration points, so you can set up in one zone while printing on the other zone.

Automatic Maintenance System (AMS) Option – Automates primary printhead maintenance to take as little as 25 seconds. This reduces the need to use the manual vacuum device to carry out daily maintenance.

Which Acuity Is Right For You?

Compare the Acuity Select 20 series, Acuity Select HS, and Acuity F:


Acuity Select 20 Series Specifications

Maximum Print Area

  • Rigid Media: Standard bed – 98.8″ x 49.6″ (2.51 m x 1.26 m)
  • Roll Media: 86.2″ (2.19 m)

Standard Bed Printer Dimensions (W) x (L)

  • Printer Only: 183.5″ x 78.7″ (4.66 m x 2 m); 1730 lbs (785 kg)
  • Printer & Roll Media Option: 183.5″ x 90.6″ (4.66 m x 2.30 m); 2116 lbs (960 kg)
  • Printer Height (both options): 51.2″ (1.3 m)

Maximum Print Area

  • Rigid Media: Double bed – 98.8″ x 121.7″ (2.51 m x 3.09 m)
  • Roll Media: 86.2″ (2.19 m)

Double Bed Printer Dimensions (W) x (L)

  • Printer Only: 183.5″ x 150.8″ (4.66 m x 3.83 m); 3583 lbs (1625 kg)
  • Printer & Roll Media Option: 183.5″ x 162.2″ (4.66 m x 4.12 m); 3968 lbs (1800 kg)
  • Printer Height (both options): 51.2″ (1.3 m)

The Uvijet family of inks offers a variety of application flexibility. Ideal for both indoor and outdoor applications including banners, POP, backlit images, exhibition graphics, signage, printing onto glass, metal, acrylic and board. The Acuity Select 20 series uses Uvijet KN, KO, or KV-series UV curable inks. Note: Light inks are not available with Uvijet KV.

  • Acuity Select 24: CMYK
  • Acuity Select 26: CMYK + WW or CMYK + WV
  • Acuity Select 26L: CMYK + LcLm or CMYK + CM
  • Acuity Select 28: CMYK + WW or WV + LcLm or CM

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What Clients Say

“The registration of the Acuity printer, with its variable dot pattern, has been a major hit with our customers. We find they keep coming back because we give them the highest quality prints to represent their brand at retail.”
Dave Leavey, Vice president, Creative Printing Company
“With the Acuity Select, we have exceeded our customer’s expectations. It creates a whole new way of thinking about graphics, it’s no longer just CMYK on white paper…”
Jon Simpson, Vice President, Simpsons Printing