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colorforest
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« on: October 28, 2013, 02:15:52 PM »
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Hi,
I am trying to buy ipf8400 but I cannot find any info about the size of the printer. I see online that the printer depth is 38.4" but I am assuming this is the depth with legs. So I want to ask if any of you have ipf8400. Can you measure just the printer body not the printer with legs. What is the depth? From the front to back?
I need to make sure it will fit through the door.

Derek
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« Reply #1 on: October 28, 2013, 06:56:51 PM »
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27-28" depth.  With the front cover flipped up as in the load position.  Also in the normal upright position.......... not on its side.
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« Reply #2 on: October 29, 2013, 08:55:59 AM »
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Physical Dimensions   45" (H) x 74.5" (W) x 38.4" (D)
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« Reply #3 on: October 29, 2013, 10:02:01 AM »
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If you have a regular size door, it will fit without a problem.  We've moved the IPF8300 in the box through our office door and the stand in it's own box.  The whole shipment won't fit through the door itself  unless it's going through a double door entrance or loading dock.  The iPF8300 and 8400 are the same dimensions and weight.  Only major difference is the updated hardware and software.

Hope this helps with the question.

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« Reply #4 on: April 23, 2014, 08:44:16 PM »
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Do you know how much the printer weighs without the stand and/or how many people its take to carry it through the door?

Thanks.

John
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« Reply #5 on: April 23, 2014, 09:30:33 PM »
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315 lbs. 3 guys, 2 to hold the machine and 1 to support / move obstacles as they come about.  Best to have 4-5 to be safe though. 2 on each side and 1 to support, it's not a cheap toy to drop..
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« Reply #6 on: April 24, 2014, 07:33:05 AM »
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The machine is quite heavy and I would recommend at least 3 people and preferably 4 as getting around corners and through doorways can be tough.  You'll be able to tell who is in shape before you are done.  The printer won't fit through a standard interior house door when mounted onto the stand so you will want to set the stand up in the final location and then carry the printer to it.
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« Reply #7 on: April 24, 2014, 09:56:43 AM »
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But without the stand will it fit through a standard door?

John
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« Reply #8 on: April 24, 2014, 10:14:27 AM »
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But without the stand will it fit through a standard door?

John

Depends on doorway and stuff around it.  My house cannot accept one due to narrow doors built back in 1982.  Barely could accept new refrigerator and they had to take off the hinges too get it through the front door.  Newer homes and businesses are handicap accessible with wider doors.  I might be able to get a ipf6450 in the place - maybe.

Local shop has a 8400 and had to go through a false wall to get it in there (Older building).  Even the old hospital had issues getting it into their freight elevator and it had to be stood upright in it and around some doors as well.  Good thing they left the ink out prior to getting into the elevator too according to the salesgirl.  They were going to load it with ink and set it up for delivery so it would work immediately, but luckily they held off.  She said it took four people to move it around too.

Good machine though, other than being the size of a coffin to move around.

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« Reply #9 on: April 24, 2014, 06:04:37 PM »
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It did fit through my door but I had 5 guys and we had to turn it 90 degrees. So the from of the printer was facing up. It was not easy to do. I am not home so I don't know the clearance of the door. The problem was that I did not wanted to take a chance moving to my basement where I have my other printers. I Had to leave it in my living room. My wife is NOT happy. I wish I knew about 8400s. It is lighter and narrower. I don't need high quality but speed. Thinking about selling it and getting 8400s.
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« Reply #10 on: April 24, 2014, 11:12:59 PM »
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Hire piano movers to get it moved. They're big. And heavy. Here's how my 8300 (not 8400) made it upstairs: http://www.luminous-landscape.com/forum/index.php?topic=49569.0.

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« Reply #11 on: April 24, 2014, 11:28:44 PM »
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I was thinking piano movers would be the way to go.

Thanks everyone for the input.

John
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« Reply #12 on: April 25, 2014, 10:46:04 AM »
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In case this helps:

Most standard doors have about 31" clearance without taking the door off the hinges, assuming it opens all the way and isn't an obstacle. The printer stand is 29" wide and the printer's longest width is about 27" and height is about 24" off the stand. On the stand it'll fit through a standard door provided you have a minimum of about 80" straight inside and outside since you won't be able to turn it in the doorway. The wheels can make this pretty easy if you can do this. The printer will also fit vertically on a dolly without its stand since it's about 75" tall plus the dolly, but that's only if it's new or it is presumably empty with the level 3 move as per its instructions.
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« Reply #13 on: April 25, 2014, 03:43:57 PM »
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My backdoor door has 28" clearance (screen door) and I was able to get it in only by turning face up. That means It will not fit through once ink is installed. I  could not go through from door which is wider as there is a closet and no way to turn.
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« Reply #14 on: April 26, 2014, 12:30:17 AM »
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My backdoor door has 28" clearance (screen door) and I was able to get it in only by turning face up. That means It will not fit through once ink is installed.

Exactly what happened to us, plus the full upright position on the elevator (print studio on the 7th floor). If (when) we move we will have to completely drain the inks.
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« Reply #15 on: April 28, 2014, 08:38:51 AM »
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I always thought a standard interior door was 30", but checking online I find 28" and 32" qualify as well.  Mine is 30", which I believe the opening is slightly less with the trim in place.  The printer will not pass through this size doorway when on its stand even though there are no corners or obstacles to deal with.  I was able to tip and finagle the stand through the doorway without the printer and then had to carry the printer in separately and mount it to the stand in the room.  I'll have to do the same thing to remove it.  It isn't a big deal with a couple friends.

 
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