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Drive Electronics | SII | RC1536

Head Manager Board HMB-SI-1536

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

GIS Product
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

RC1536 - Ethernet

Number of Printheads Driven from One HMB


Supported Printhead Functions
Binary and Greyscale Printing
Continuous Printhead Status Monitoring
Auto Printhead Shutdown
Waveform Editor
4 x Configurable Drive Voltage for each Printhead
HMB Integration
Length 210mm
Width 135mm
Depth 38mm
Weight 282g
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

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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