Versafire LP from HEIDELBERG.

Produktivity and flexibility.

Meeting the current market trends and customer requirements with our new, highly productive, digital printing press for small and large printruns in the commercial sector. The powerful Versafire LP stands for the best quality, large print volumes and a wide variety of materials.

As a digital all-rounder, Versafire LP with automatic color measurement and inline register ensures more safety and efficiency in your production.

Output switching between offset and digital printing, including color adjustments, can be done in seconds, even at the last minute. You can respond to customer needs at any time.

  • High-productivity SRA3, CMYK sheetfed digital printing system
  • Automatic inline register and calibration
  • Inline color measurement and content control optional
  • Up to 4,500 A3 sheets/hour max (135 A4/minute)
  • Media sizes: 14 × 10 cm (3.94 × 5.51 in), to 103 × 33 cm duplex (5.51 × 7.87 in)
  • Banner up to 126 cm simplex (49.61 in)
  • Banner paper tray up to 96 cm (37,79 in) length
  • Grammages 40 - 470g/m²
  • Flexible inline finishing solutions

At a glance

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    Banner printing up to 1,260 mm (49.61 in)

    printed on one side or 1,030 mm (40.55 in) printed on both sides. Suitable for the production of six to eight-pagers as well as large posters on one sheet.

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    Quality proof

    using automatic inline PDF-based color matching and correction as well as defect detection provides security and reduces manual effort.

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    Intuitive color management

    with media-specific ICC profile creation ensures easy color adjustment to offset.

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    Twin Toner Bay with two cartridges per color

    allows toner replacement in non-stop operation for consistently high productivity.

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    Seamless inline postpress

    Interposer introduces pre-produced sheets into the pile during ongoing print production – for seamless inline postpress.

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    Up to 18,000 sheets

    3 additional vacuum-assisted Large Capacity Trays can be loaded for increasing print volumes.

Powered by Prinect Digital Frontend

Intelligent automation makes working easy and intuitive. That’s why we developed the Prinect Digital Frontend for the Versafire – as a smart control center for short production times, quick job changes and personalization.

The Prinect Digital Frontend supports the standardized Production without compromise. Whether order creation, preflight check, color management or imposition, all steps can be automated.

Technical data

Engine and controller
  • 2,400 × 4,800 dpi
  • Wax-based PxP™ toner
  • Automatic inline registration and calibration and color control
  • Auto Color Diagnosis Unit
  • New Fusing unit for matt and gloss output
  • Vacuum suction feeder
  • Media identification unit
  • Consistently high production speed with thin, thick or structured media (mixed media production)
  • Enhanced toner transfer system for structured media (AC/DC)
  • 21.5-inch touchscreen
  • Capacity of up to 18,100 sheets
ControllerPrinect Digital Frontend & Fiery

Media format
Media format min. width × length
  • 100 × 140 mm simplex (3.94 × 5.51 in), 140 × 200 mm duplex (5.51 × 7.87 in)
Media format max. width × length
  • 330 × 487 mm (12.99 × 19.17 in), duplex large capacity tray (max. 470 gsm)
  • 330 × 960 mm (12.99 × 27.55 in), duplex large capacity tray (max. 300 gsm)
  • 330 × 1030 mm (12.99 × 40.55 in), duplex with bypass tray (max. 216 gsm)
  • 330 × 1,260 mm (12.99 × 49.61 in), simplex with bypass tray (max. 216 gsm)
Printing speed and material
Printing speed
  • 4,500 A3 sheets/hour or 135 A4 pages/minute (simplex) optional 3,720 A3 sheets/hour or 115 A4 pages/minute (simplex)
Print material*
  • Plain paper, coated paper (gloss and matt), recycled paper, pre-printed offset, letterhead, pre-punched, tab stock, OHP (transparency), translucent paper, envelope, textured paper, metallized, synthetic, water-resistant, magnetic or label (adhesive) substrates, NCR (carbon copy)
Grammage40–470 gsm (duplex)
Max. monthly print volumeUp to 1,300,000 A3 sheets/month (simplex)
*Not all media approved 
Hardware and options
  • max. 1,100 kg (engine)
Dimensions (W × D × H)
  • 2,520 × 990 × 1,870 mm (99.21 × 38.98 × 73.62 in)
Power consumption
  • < 9,000 Watts
  • Up to 3 large-capacity trays, cover interposer, multi-folding unit, perfect bin- der, ring binder, booklet finisher and trimmer, high-capacity stacker

Complementary solutions

Prinect Digital Frontend

The Prinect Digital Frontend supports the standardization of production. All steps – including job creation, preflight checking, color management, and impositioning – can be automated to optimize costs.

Prinect Color Toolbox & PDF Toolbox

Achieve perfect color management with Prinect Color Toolbox and simplify daily work with PDFs with Prinect PDF Toolbox.

Versafire production training

The Versafire Production Training, together with the Media Management Tool, professionalizes media setup and handling.

User reports

Customized high-end production with Versafire at Gida, Italy.

"With the Versafire EP, we are able to print only a few copies and deliver them in a short time, - which means we can respond very quickly to all the needs of our customers at reasonable prices."

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TCG Legacy anticipates a 20% increase in uptime with Heidelberg’s Versafire CP.

TCG Legacy, in North Carolina, recently replaced a competitive digital press with the new Versafire CP from Heidelberg. The purchase makes history as the first Versafire CP digital machine to be sold in the United States.

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Stroma turns to Heidelberg for its latest digital press investment.

Specialist digital printing house Stroma has turned to Heidelberg for its latest press investment. It has installed a Versafire CP and it is delighted with the uptime of the press as much as with the 20% improvement in flat-line speed.

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Simpsons Printing Continues 10 Years of Expansion with New Heidelberg Versafire Digital Presses

After 10 years of upgrading their sheetfed, postpress and prepress departments to grow the company, Simpsons Printing of Rapid City, South Dakota, recently purchased Versafire CP and Versafire CV digital presses from Heidelberg.

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