VersaEXPRESS™ RF-640

Impressive print speed and quality, advanced productivity features and unmatched reliability and support make the VersaEXPRESS RF-640 large-format inkjet printer the smart choice for your business. Efficient, reliable and affordable, the VersaEXPRESS RF-640 delivers outstanding prints day in and day out.

VersaEXPRESS™ RF-640

Large-Format Inkjet Printer

Advanced Imaging for Vibrant Colors with Sharp Details

The RF-640 delivers unsurpassed print performance. Brilliant photorealistic imaging at up to 1440 dpi with virtually no chromatic banding. Print speeds up to 521 sqft/hr.

Support for a wide array of coated and uncoated media. Indoor-safe GREENGUARD Gold-certified Eco-Sol MAX® 2 inks for a wider color gamut and increased density for rich, saturated colors. It all adds up to the smart choice for a wide range of applications, including signs and posters, banners, backlit displays, vehicle wraps and more.

Intelligent Features Save Time and Effort

With the RF-640, you’ll save time with intelligent features like the ability to replace inks without having to stop and restart the printer, an iPad app to remotely control common printer functions and Roland DG OnSupport for alerts e-mailed to your computer or mobile device. Be productive right from the start with an included take-up unit for unattended printing and VersaWorks® RIP software for advanced productivity. Now that's pure genius.


VersaEXPRESS™ RF-640

Printing Technology

Piezoelectric inkjet



10.2 to 64 in. (259 to 1625 mm)


Maximum 39 mil (1.0 mm) with liner

Roll Diameter

Maximum 8.3 in (210 mm)

Roll Weight

Maximum 88 lbs. (40 kg)

Core Diameter *1

3 in (76.2 mm) or 2 in (50.8 mm)

Printing Width *2

Max. 63.6 in. (1615 mm)

Ink Cartridges


Roland Eco-Sol MAX 2 INK


440 cc


4 Colors (cyan, magenta, yellow, and black)

Printing Resolution (dots per inch)

Maximum 1,440 dpi

Print Modes: Max Speed (Banner)

Resolution: 360x360

Pass: 1

Speed: 521 sqft/hr (49 m2/h)

Print Modes: Billboard (Banner)

Resolution: 360x720

Pass: 2

Speed: 289 sqft/hr (27 m2/h)

Print Modes: High Speed (Banner)

Resolution: 360x720

Pass: 3

Speed: 194 sqft/hr (18 m2/h)

Print Modes: Standard (Banner)

Resolution: 720x720

Pass: 5

Speed: 141 sqft/hr (13 m2/h)

Print Modes: High Quality (Banner)

Resolution: 1440x720

Pass: 6

Speed: 63 sqft/hr (6 m2/h)

Print Modes: High Speed (Vinyl)

Resolution: 360x720

Pass: 3

Speed: 199 sqft/hr (19 m2/h)

Print Modes: Standard (Vinyl)

Resolution: 540x720

Pass: 5

Speed: 141 sqft/h (13m2/h)

Resolution: 720 x 720

Pass: 6

Speed: 117 sqft/hr (11m2/h)

Print Modes: High Quality (Vinyl)

Resolution: 1440x720

Pass: 8

Speed: 47 sqft/hr (4 m2/h)

Distance Accuracy  *3 *4

Error of less than ±0.3percent of distance traveled,

or ±0.3 mm, whichever is greater

Media Heating System *5

Print Heater

Setting range for the preset temperature: 30 to 45¼C (86 to 112¼F)


Setting range for the preset temperature: 30 to 50¼C (86 to 122¼F)


Ethernet (10BASE-T/100BASE-TX, automatic switching)

Power-Saving Function

Automatic sleep feature

Power Requirements

AC 100 to 120 V ±10percent, 8.2A, 50/60 Hz or

AC 220 to 240 V ±10percent, 4.2A, 50/60 Hz

Power Consumption

During Operation

Approx. 1,070 W

Sleep Mode

Approx. 14.5 W

Acoustic Noise Level

During Operation

64 dB (A) or less

During Standby

41 dB (A) or less

Dimensions (with stand)

101.4 (W) x 31.3 (D) x 50 (H) in (2,575 (W) x 795 (D) x 1,270 (H) mm)

Weight (with stand)

308.6 lbs. (140 kg)

Included Items

Stand, power cord,  media clamps, media holder, replacement sheet cutting blade, software RIP, user's manual, etc.

*1 - The media holder of this machine is exclusively for media with a paper tube core inner diameter of 3 inches. To use a 2 inch media core, please use the optionally available media flanges.

*2 - The length of printing is subject to the limitations of the program.

*3 - Using Roland specified media, loaded correctly, temperature: 25 ºC (77ºF), humidity: 50 %RH, all pinch rollers are used, 25 mm or more for both right and left margins and 35 mm or more front margin, excluding expansion or contraction of the media, and assuming all correction and adjustment functions of this machine have been made properly.  Not assured when the print heater or dryer is used.

*4 - Using Roland specified media, print travel of 1m.

*5 - Warm-up is required after power-up. This may require 5 to 20 minutes, depending on the operating environment.  The preset temperature may fail to be reached depending on the ambient temperature and media width.

Roland VersaWorks 6 System Requirements

Operating System

Windows® 10 (32/64-bit)

Windows® 8.1 (32/64-bit)

Windows® 7 Professional / Ultimate (32/64-bit)


Intel® Core™2 Duo, 2.0 GHz or faster recommended


2 GB or more recommended

Video Card & Monitor

A resolution of 1,280 x 1,024 or more recommended

Free Hard-Disk Space

40 GB or more recommended

Hard-Disk File System

NTFS format

Optical Drive

DVD-ROM drive

Other Requirements

Ethernet or USB port

Internet connection and web browser to use Roland@NET

Please note: Considering that you will be using software such as Illustrator, we recommend that you use as high performance computer as possible to reduce RIP processing time. We also recommend using a hard disk that has large enough capacity, as print files are often tens of GB in size (or larger) when data is high resolution.

* Roland VersaWorks 6 is a 32-bit application, which runs on 64-bit Windows® with WoW64 (Windows 32-bit on Windows 64-bit).

Application Software Compatible with Printer

Adobe® Illustrator® 10, CS, CS2, CS3, CS4, CS5, CS6, CC

CorelDRAW® 11, 12, X3, X4, X5, X6, X7