Enhanced Drive Electronics for


Head Manager Board HMB-SI-1536

Developed in colaboration with Seiko, HMB-SI-1536 enables full functionality of the Seiko RC1536 printhead

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Printhead Manufacturer


Printhead Family



The HMB-SI-1536 allows up to 4 x Seiko Instruments RC1536 printheads to be driven from each board. Developed in collaboration between Seiko Instruments and GIS, the HMB-SI-1536 supports the full binary and greyscale capabilities of the Seiko printhead.

Printhead Variants Supported


Number of Printheads Driven from One HMB


Supported Printhead Functions
Binary and Greyscale Printing
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
Advanced Features

When combined with GIS Atlas software and ink delivery systems, the HMB-SI-1536 forms part of a fully integrated inkjet subsystem for machine builders and system integrators.

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Head Manager Board HMB-SI-1536 for RC1536

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