The Sony UP-CR10L Digital Photo Printer, the "Snap Lab" ia
A stylish and undersized stand alone professional photo-finishing solution.
This digital photo printer is packed with a host of robust features
in a highly compact body. Utilizing Sony dye sublimation technology,
the "Snap Lab" can produce photo-lab-quality prints in just
a few seconds. The Snap Lab Digital Photo System prints 3.5 X 5",
4 X 6", 5 x 7" and 4"x8" photo quality prints. In
addition, its 8-inch color LCD (viewable area measured diagonally) and
user-friendly Graphical User Interface (GUI) will help you to print
memorable and creative photos easily. The LCD screen allows the user
to edit photos, add borders, add text and print split images. We all
know the demand for digital photo printing is expanding rapidly, and
the "Snap Lab" offers an affordable and exciting opportunity
to enter the new digital photo market. Its attractive features will
enhance customer satisfaction, making it the ideal choice for countless
on-location applications. The UPCR10L Snap Lab accepts all current digital
Designed to fit almost anywhere and easily transportable, the SnapLab
Digital Photo-finishing system has a compact body, small footprint and
weighs only 24 pounds.
Graphical User Interface (GUI)
With the user-friendly Graphical User Interface (GUI), it's easy to
use and operate the SnapLab Digital Photo-finishing system. Simply insert
digital media and touch the buttons on the LCD panel to edit and print
Adjustable Touch-Sensitive Color
Tilt the angle of the 8" LCD panel to operate the SnapLab Digital Photo-finishing
system from a variety of viewing positions. With the panel's touch-sensitive
capability, you can edit photos, add borders and insert text on-location
without the use of a PC.
Although you can use the SnapLab Digital Photo-finishing system without
a PC, you can also edit digital images on your computer and transfer
them to the SnapLab system via the supplied printer driver (supports
Microsoft® Windows 2000, XP Home Edition and XP Professional).
For protection against theft, the SnapLab Digital Photo-finishing system
comes equipped with a security slot for attaching a security cable.
Effortless Media Replacement
Replacing paper and ribbon is very simple and doesn't require chemicals
or any special skills.
The Sony SnapLab Digital Photo-finishing system accepts a wide variety
of digital media including Memory Stick® media, Memory Stick Duo media,
Memory Stick PRO media, Memory Stick Pro Duo media, Secure Digital (SD)
card, Multi Media card, Smart Media card, xD-Picture card, and CompactFlash®
(CF) card, and microdrives.
QualityDye Sublimation Technology
For photo-lab-quality digital prints, the SnapLab Digital Photo-finishing
system features Sony's dye sublimation technology. Instead of printing
dots of ink, dye sublimation printers lay down colors in continuous
tones one color at a time. The result is crisp, vibrant images with
natural, continuous tones.
High Speed Printing
Share photos instantly. A newly developed thermal print mechanism enables
the SnapLab Digital Photo-finishing system to operate at high speeds,
regardless of print size. In just seconds you can create borderless
prints and index prints in multiple sizes. Print a 3.5" x 5" photograph
in 13 seconds, a 4" x 6" photograph in 16 seconds and a 5" x 7" photograph
in 17 seconds. The SnapLab system also features a fast 10-second startup
time, so you can power on and start printing images right away.
Sony ProMatte™ Finish
** NEW FEATURE **
An industry first in instant digital photo printing, Sony’s ProMatte
and glossy prints can be produced on the Sony UPCRl0L SnapLab by using
the same print pack. The different finishes are produced using Sony’s
unique lamination technology so there’s no need to change paper
to achieve this unique look.
Image Editing Tools
With the SnapLab Digital Photo-finishing system, you have a complete
set of editing tools to enhance and customize your photographs. Zoom,
crop and rotate the focus on a subject. Eliminate unwanted background
and rotate the image. Adjust the color for maximum vibrancy. Reduce
unwanted red-eye. Transform color pictures into black and white or sepia-toned
Add Borders and Text
Overlay your company logos, event names, or custom-designed borders
onto your digital images. It's easy to create cards for events and announcements.
Easily identify an event or personalize a photograph by placing messages
and captions on images and borders. Border designs can be created utilizing
Adobe® Photoshop® and supplied plugin.
Easily keep track of orders. Using Sony's original pattern lamination
technology, you can print numbers on the front of the photograph that
are only visible when the print is tilted. By printing order numbers
on each photo, prints can be sorted by job for smooth distribution.
In addition, a print log can be viewed on the LCD panel and exported
to a CompactFlash® card or microdrive in "CSV" format for use as a Microsoft®
Excel file on your computer.
Image Data Spooling
Add value to each print and create anything from ID cards to novelty
products using 30 built-in templates within the SnapLab system.
After requesting a print order, the SnapLab Digital Photo-finishing system
spools the image data to be printed. Remove the memory card and continue
to take more photographs while the job is printing.
Screensaver images can be customized by preloading data. The screen can
display various images such as a company logo or a special promotion when
the printer is not printing digital photos.
|Bluetooth Connectivity Option
The SnapLab can receive and then print images from Bluetooth devices
such as camera phones. Images are transferred wirelessly via Bluetooth
and then stored in a buffer memory where they can be edited and
printed in the normal way. (Requires USB Bluetooth adaptor DPPA-BT1
and a CompactFlash or MicroDrive card, sold separately).
Job Ticket Printing
Job tickets can be printed either on thermal paper utilizing an Epson
TM88III/IV receipt printer or directly on the photo paper** used in
the Sony UPCR10L SnapLab printer. This feature allows the customer to
bring up the printed job ticket to the cashier for order payment. The
barcode can be included on the job ticket via special files in the expansion
Setting band pricing is easy on the Sony UPCR10L SnapLab printer, owners
can vary the price per print based on the number of prints ordered. This
allows volume discounts for large orders.
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