Enhanced Drive Electronics for

KM1024i/KM1800i - Ethernet

Drive Electronics | Konica Minolta | KM1024i/KM1800i - Ethernet

Head Manager Board and Digital Head Board HMB-DG2_DHB-KM-Xi

The GIS datapath drive electronics Head Manager Board & Digital Head Board combination for Konica Minolta KM1024i & KM1800i printheads

GIS Product
Printhead Manufacturer

Konica Minolta

Printhead Family

KM1024i/KM1800i - Ethernet


Support for the KM1024i & KM1800i printheads on the GIS Ethernet platform is achieved through the GIS Head Management Board, the HMB-DG2. A new Digital Head Board (DHB), the DHB-KM-Xi, connects to adapt the HMB-DG2 signals to drive each Konica Minolta KM1024i or KM1800i printhead to its fullest potential.

Printhead Variants Supported

KM1024i / KM1800i

Number of Printheads Driven from One HMB


Supported Printhead Functions
Binary and Greyscale Printing
Thermal Management and Control
Continuous Printhead Status Monitoring
Auto Printhead Shutdown
HMB Integration
Length 100mm
Width 60mm
Depth 9mm
Weight 66g
PC to HMB Connection Length upto 100m
HMB to Printhead Connection Length 300mm
Connectivity Ethernet
Single Power Supply and Standard Connectors
Multiple Cooling Options
GIS Product
Drive Electronics Functions
Buffered and Streamed Print
Encoder and Product Detect Monitoring
Auto Electronics Shutdown
Remote Updates
Diagnostic LEDs
Continuous Electronics Status Monitoring
Reverse Power Polarity Detection and Protection
Over Voltage Protection
S/W Interface Options to HMB
GIS Atlas® Server for Scalable Print Systems
Advanced Features

The new GIS HMB-DG2 / DHB-KM-Xi combination, with its flexible and compact design, can drive up to 2 x Konica Minolta KM1024i or KM1800i printheads off each DHB. It comes with an option to add up to 2 x stackable MEZ daughter boards to support up to 6 x printhead connections and multiple HMBs can be scaled to support larger systems. Dimensions on this page are for the DHB-KM-Xi only – please refer to the datasheet for further details.

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