Enhanced Drive Electronics for

S800 Series - Ethernet

Drive Electronics | Epson | S800 Series - Ethernet


The Head Manager Board & Analogue Head Board HMB-DG2 & AHB-SE-S800 is the latest drive electronics combination for the Epson S800 series (U1, U3, A1 and S1), using industry standard Ethernet connectivity.

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Printhead Manufacturer


Printhead Family

S800 Series - Ethernet


Enabling full binary and greyscale capabilities, the HMB-DG2 & AHB-SE-S800 integrate datapath buffering, printhead management and high-precision fire waveform generation, all accessed via Gigabit Ethernet.

Printhead Variants Supported

S800 Series (U1, U3, A1 & S1)

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 66mm
Depth 15mm
Weight 73g
PC to HMB Connection Length upto 100m
HMB to Printhead Connection Length 300mm
Connectivity Ethernet
Single Power Supply and Standard Connectors
Multiple Cooling Options
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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 HMB-DG & AHB-SE-S800 and optional variants from GIS combine a Head Manager Board and connected Analogue Head Board to drive the Epson S800 series printheads for scanning and single-pass applications, ideal for industrial print systems in markets including direct-to-shape and materials deposition.  Dimensions on this page are for the AHB-SE-S800 only – please refer to the datasheet for further details.

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