Versafire LV from HEIDELBERG.

Application Diversity & Flexibility.

It awakens emotions through the perfect interaction of paper, ink and applications – our digital printing press for a variety of colors and print finishing. Versafire LV, which is optionally equipped with a fifth inking unit, stands for the best quality, a large range of printing materials and a wide range of special colors.

A digital creative with inline calibration and auto-register, the Versafire LV paves the way for consistent, high-level production. Output switching between offset and digital printing, including color adjustments, can be done in seconds, even at the last minute. You can respond flexibly to customer needs.

  • Flexible SRA3, CYMK + 1 sheet digital printing system
  • Automatic inline register and calibration
  • Application versatility with 7 optional spot colors
  • Upgradeable speed and color
  • Up to 3,180 A3 sheets/hour max (95 A4/minute simplex)
  • Media sizes: 14 × 10 cm (3.94 × 5.51 in), to 103 × 33 cm duplex (5.51 × 7.87 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

    printed on one side or 1,030 mm 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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    The media scanner

    automatically determines the most suitable adjustments for a medium.

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    Intuitive color management

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

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    Fifth color for inline finishing

    with special colors gives printed matter that certain something extra – especially in conjunction with the multitude of possible substrates.

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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 16,200 sheets

    Two additional large vacuum feed trays (Vacuum Feed LCT) 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
  • CMYK + optional white, varnish, neon yellow, neon pink, invisible red, gold, silver
  • Wax-based PxP™ toner
  • Automatic inline registration and calibration
  • Vacuum suction feeder (optional)
  • 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˝ Touchscreen
  • Capacity of up to 16,200 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
  • 3,180 A3 sheets/hour or 95 A4 pages/minute (simplex) optional 2,940 A3 sheets/hour or 85 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 850,000 A3 sheets/month (simplex)
*Not all media approved 

Hardware and options
  • max. 600 kg (engine)
Dimensions (W × D × H)
  • 1,320 × 910 × 1,218 mm (51.97 × 35.83 × 47.95 in)
Power consumption
  • < 5,000 Watts
  • Up to 3 large-capacity trays, cover interposer, multi-folding unit, perfect binder, ring binder, booklet finisher and trimmer, high-capacity stacker

User reports

Why offset printers are enthusiastic about the Versafire CV .

Alain Herren is an enthusiastic digital printer. This past summer, his company Print8 AG in Biel invested in a Versafire CV from Heidelberg with the Prinect Digital Frontend.

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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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Lancashire trade supplier switches to Heidelberg digital technology .

Birtwell & Co has just taken delivery of a Heidelberg Versafire CV, a digital press which is housed alongside an existing three year old Konica machine.

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Versafire CV from Heidelberg provides new business opportunities for customers.

Frisco Printing and Graphics Center, a commercial printer in Texas, is now operating four times faster since the installation of its Versafire CV last year.

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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.

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