Hybrid Has Never Been Easier

Going hybrid can be as simple as incorporating a retrofittable digital inkjet engine to your current flexo machine. With the Digital Series iQ-R, Mark Andy’s digital retrofit engine is recognized as:

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Say goodbye to expensive plate costs and reduce substrate waste on shorter run digital jobs and add capabilities on more complex flexo runs with this simple retrofit.

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User interface is simple and seamlessly integrates into the existing Mark Andy control system.

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The addition of DSiQ-R to your flexo platform will provide the flexibility to run flexo, digital, or a combination, while opening new market opportunities.

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Get the most out of your flexographic press by expanding application range with a modular hybrid retrofit. Prints reverse text, barcodes and fine print with screen-like white, all in a single, high-quality pass.

Technical Specifications

Web Width

13 inch, (330mm)

Print width

13.1 inch, (333mm)

Print Technology

Piezo drop-on-demand inkjet

Print Resolution

600dpi native, including 4 greyscales
(Nominal 1340dpi)


4 (CMYK) or 5 (WW+CMYK) color options


50 m/min | 164 ft/min (high-quality mode)
70 m/min | 230 ft/min (high-production mode)

Compatible Press Models

Mark Andy Evolution Series and Performance Series.


PET, PP and Paper Self-adhesive Label Stock

Service Requirements

380-420V, 3 phase
6-8 bar (90-115psi) compressed air


UV Curing Required: Cure requirements are
180W/190W per cm. Currently approved systems
are GEW Nuva2 or GEW E4C. Iron-doped lamps.
See MA specialist for more details.


Variable Data Printing (VDP) capability

Environmental Requirements

• Optimal temperature range 20–22˚C (68–72°F)
• Maximum temperature range 20–25˚C (68–77°F)
• Ink storage 20–25˚C (68–77°F)
• Optimum humidity range 40–60%
• Dust controlled environment preferred

Printing Process

UV Inkjet

Substrate Range

Ideal for PET, PP and Paper Self-adhesive Label Stock.


The iQ-R utilizes the same UV ink formulation as our Digital Series IQ and can be purchased through Mark Andy Print Products.

Service & Maintenance

Our dedicated support team provides comprehensive training during installation, enabling you to self-service maintenance your equipment. It’s really that simple.

Digital Print at the Click of a Button

You’re familiar with what your current presses are capable of achieving. However, with the support of the Mark Andy Digital Series iQ-R retrofit, you can expand the variety of applications and industries that you efficiently serve, all while avoiding costly setup and ancillary expenses. View our product gallery of labels showcasing the capabilities of a digital retrofit solution.

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  • Additional Applications
  • Labels icon Industrial Labels
  • Variable Data icon Variable Data Printing
  • Promotional Tags icon Promotional Tags
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Tickets
  • Versioning