We will exhibit the “book type” of Dye-sublimation Photo Album Printer at the Photokina 2008!


We would like to announce that we, Shinko MechatroTech (CEO Mr. Ko Hirano) will exhibit our new product, Dye-sublimation Photo Album Printer named as “e-WaCube” at the Photokina world of imaging 2008 to be held at Kolnmesse, in Koln Germany during September 23(Tue.) – 28(Sun), 2008, which is the comprehensive exhibition of the Camera, related parts of Photograph and the Image technologies and is the world largest Photo relating exhibition
The printer “e-WaCube” is an photo album printer, which mounts “The automatic album creating functionality” and which has been developed with DigiCube Co., Ltd. (Korea) and us, for the industry of minilabs and photo kiosks.
e-WaCube” is the world’s first machine which realizes “The automatic photobook creating functionality” for the photo album and which also realizes the collaboration with the printer itself as well as a capability to print variety sizes of photos in a single machine. It is the all in one product which mounted all functions in onee-WaCubecompactly, and it realizes the automation of whole procedure from photo print to photobook creating.


<Main features of the printer>

 1. “e-WaCube” has a capability to print variety sizes of photos from service size to panoramic size, and to create albums only by exclusive Media set of 6” width roll paper and ink ribbon.

2. Unlike other dye-sublimation printers in general which print with cyan (C), magenta (M) and yellow (Y), e-WaCube has added black (K) and by this solution the depth and vividness of color is enhanced a lot.

3. The printer supports the following photo sizes and album sizes.

 Printable photo size: 3.5 x 5”, 4 x 6”, 5 x 7”, 6 x 6”, 6 x 8”, 6 x 9”, 6 x 12”, 6 x 24”, 6 x 36”

 Printable album size(hole type/book type): 6 x 6”, 6 x 8”

4. Thanks to the 5 tandem print heads (CMYK+OP) equipped on the printer, the printing time is much faster than that of the machine which has only one print head.

 Album print – bookbinding process: hole type about 3.5min. (6x6” size/10 pages)

□ Book type about 4min. (6x6” size/14 pages)

 Printing time: about 4 min. (4x6” size)
5. When the album printing is made, the following procedures automatically occur to create the photo album inside of the “e-WaCube”.

- Print the photo pages continuously

- Paste the glue on the back of the photo

- Fold the photo into like an “accordion”

- Paste in the front cover 

Our joint booth with DigiCube Co., Ltd. at the Photokina 2008. is located in the Hall No.10.2 Stand No.D-033. Wishing you for coming our booth and check the eWaCube.

Please note that the above specification is subject to change without prior notice. You can jump to the Photokina2008 official site when clicking the banner below.  


To the Photokina website in English.