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Head Manager Board HMB-KY-1200R

Head Manager Board HMB-KY-1200 for the Kyocera 1200R printhead

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Printhead Manufacturer


Printhead Family



The new advanced HMB-KY-1200R from GIS is a Head Manager Board to drive the recirculating, high-resolution Kyocera KJ4B-1200-R printheads for scanning and single-pass applications using aqueous inks.

Enabling full binary and greyscale capabilities, the HMB-KY-1200R integrates datapath buffering and printhead management, all accessed via Gigabit Ethernet.

It is available with a number of software options, from its own built-in intelligence for limited applications to the full GIS Atlas platform for more powerful print systems and high-speed applications.

Printhead Variants Supported


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
High Fidelity Waveform Design and Generation
HMB Integration
PC to HMB Connection Lengthupto 100m
HMB to Printhead Connection Length300mm
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
Link Status Monitoring
Reverse Power Polarity Detection and Protection
Over Voltage Protection
S/W Interface Options to HMB
REST API Interface for 3rd Party Integration and Software Development
GIS HMB Web Interface for Direct Browser Access (Print and Diagnostics)
GIS Atlas® Server for Scalable Print Systems
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Head Manager Board HMB-KY-1200R for KJ4B-1200R

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