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MGI JV-3DS Product Overview

Unique Technology that takes Print to the next level

The “JETvarnish 3DS” is designed and manufactured by MGI with Konica Minolta technologies to help printers expand their services to include new amazing spot UV and 3D tactile varnishing capabilities.

The JETvarnish 3DS can convert regular printed output into high-margin spot UV printed sheets, or even higher margin 3D embossed jobs with up to 100 microns of varnish be applied to the sheet, which lifts the image from the page and adds a higher level of sheen to colours.

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Key Features


With the single pass printing, the JETVARNISH 3DS is a UV spot varnish device, which offers high speed and high productivity. With Super fast print speeds up to 4,800 A3 sheets per hour in flat mode (2D) and up to 1,500 A3 sheets per hour in 3D mode. The JETvarnish 3DS can transform 2D flat surfaces into textured sensory experiences. Don’t limit yourself to just beautifully printed jobs – It is time to bring more value and creativity to your customers. 


The digitalization of the spot UV finishing allows you to take a few sheets from each job and spot UV coat it, so your customers can SEE and FEEL the effect that their jobs could have, this makes the MGI JV-3DS ideal for lucrative short- and medium printing.

UV Inkjet Technology

The smart combination of MGI’s exclusive inkjet technology with KONICA MINOLTAs Drop-on-Demand Piezoelectric print heads brings together the highest quality, from the first page to the very last. Konica Minoltas inkjet print heads enable lines as small as 0.5 mm or as wide as the sheet.

Precise Registration  

The JETVARNISH 3DS is equipped with Automated Registration Camera (ARC) technology designed to calibrate (on-the-fly) coating registration from sheet to sheet. The first camera reads printed marks and automatically corrects for changes in X and Y position of each sheet. The second camera detects the paper skew and makes adjustments on-the-fly. The ARC system ensures accurate spot UV coating, even on jobs with inconsistent print registration.

Production Software

The Spot Varnish Editor is designed for editing job files on-the-fly,  giving the operator the flexibility to adjust and modify his print jobs on the fly and save time and money. The Product Cost Analyser can calculate production cost to the tenth of a cent and give your customer the precise information on consumable costs are per print job, even before the job has been printed.

Extended Media Capability

Compatible for offset and digital prints – The JETVARNISH 3DS is able to  spot varnish on toner or offset prints with and without lamination, making print workflows so much more flexible and easier. Media weights from 135gsm to a huge 450gsm are able to be printed onto with ease.

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Fast startup and output.

*1 WUT(Warm-up Time) :
The time between when the power switch is turned on and when copy operation can start.

*2 FCOT(First Copy Out Time) :
The time between when the Start button is pressed and the end of output of the first copy page.

A five-line graphical display for more clearer indications and simple guidance is available on the LCD screen.
This result in less time spent on searching information in the product manual.


Variety of duplex copy methods to fulfill different purposes.

- 1-sided ➞ 2-sided*1 :
Automatic double-sided copying.
- 2-sided ➞ 1-sided*2 :
A double-sided document can be copied into 2 pages with 1-sided each.
- 2-sided ➞ 2-sided*3 :
Automatically copy double-sided document to one sheet of paper.
*1 Optional Auto Duplex Unit AD-509 is required.
*2 Optional Reverse Automatic Document Feeder DF-625 is required.
*3 Optional Auto Duplex Unit AD-509 and Reverse Automatic Document Feeder DF-625 are required.

Output from a Linux environment is also available.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (CUPS Ver1.2.4) ×86
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (CUPS Ver1.2.4) AMD64/Intel64
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11(CUPS Ver1.1.23) ×86
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11(CUPS Ver1.1.23) AMD64/ Intel64

Multi-page documents can be printed on one sheet. 2-in-1 prints 2 pages on 1 sheet, and 4-in-1 prints 4 pages on 1 sheet.

One touch ID Copy button allows you to copy the front and back side of any small documents such as Passport, Employee-id, Driving licence into one sheet of paper.
The readable range is up to A5 size.


The scanned files can be saved directly to USB memory, or sent to different destination such as E-mail*1, SMB*1 or FTP*1. The supported scan formats are TIFF, PDF and JPEG.
*1 Optional Network Interface Card NC-504 or PCL controller with NIC IC-209 and Option Panel MK-749 are required.


Both sided documents can be scanned automatically at once with optional RADF(Reverse Automatic Document Feeder DF-625).

Scan performance (1-sided per minute)

* When equipped with the Reverse Automatic Document feeder DF-625.
With the Konica Minolta's own Toner Loop Mechanism technology, there will be no more waste toner.

Different types of Watermarks can be added on the documents based on the purpose or importance level of documents.

The MFP can be set to request a 3-digit account number to use the Copy feature. To restrict users who are not authorized to use the MFP. Also, numbers of copies made under each account can be tracked.

The MFP will not perform any outputs until user enters the same password as it has been set in the printer driver. To prevent highly confidentiality documents being left on the MFP or taken by unauthorized user.