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The UP-27MD Colour Video Printer for medical applications

Sonyʼs medical grade UP-27MD Colour Printer is the ideal choice for Ultrasound, Cardiology, and Endoscopy applications.

Compact design

Thanks to a compact design, UP-27MD fits easily into space-constrained environments, and can be rack-mounted,alongside other equipment, on medical carts.

SDI compatibility

HD-SDI, SD-SDI and 3G-SDI inputs and outputs are available for smooth transmission of large video signals up to full HD 1080p resolution with less noise.

Large front LCD

Its useful front operation and User-friendly LCD display with the white back light provide better visibility for intuitive operation.

* Product availability of the UP-27MD may vary according to the sales area. For more information, please contact your nearest Sony sales office or an authorized dealer.
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Stylish Design and Compact Size

The UP-27MD has a stylish compact design that fits into smaller spaces. The dimensions are approximately 212 (W) x 98 (H) x 398 (D) mm (8 3/8 x 3 7/8 x 15 3/4 inches).

SDI Compatibility

HD-SDI, SD-SDI and 3G-SDI inputs and outputs are available for smooth transmission of large video signals up to full HD 1080p resolution with less noise.

Front Operation and User-friendly LCD Display

The front-loading operation makes it easy to replace paper and ribbon and allows the UP-27MD to be installed in even tight spaces. This useful design feature also allows you to use the printer on-cart. Using the large front LCD display, users can conveniently operate settings and colour adjustment. The white back light provides better visibility for intuitive operation. Not only texts, but icons are clearly displayed. This display also shows error messages and the print media type, making it easy for users to quickly check and confirm this information.

Automatic Feed Roller Cleaning

The UP-27MD is equipped with an automatic feed roller cleaning function which reduces the need for periodical manual cleaning. The paper feed roller is cleaned for a few seconds whenever the last sheet of paper in the paper tray is printed out. After this, the paper tray is automatically pushed out, notifying the user that the paper has run out.

Superb Print Quality and Colour at 423 dpi Resolution

Incorporating Sony's dye sublimation printing technology, the UP-27MD produces photorealistic quality prints. With the UPC-21L, over Full HD picture quality* can be realized.

* 2,132x 1,600 dots

Hue Saturation Value (HSV) Colour Adjustment and Colour Balance

Besides the normal colour adjustment (RGB), the UP-27MD also has the HSV function . The HSV function enables users to adjust the hue, saturation, and value of a selected colour. In addition the UP-27MD can print a nine-split image for colour balance which makes it easier for users to select the best colours (the ones that most closely match user requirements) with actual medical images.


Printing method
Dye sublimation thermal transfer
423 dpi
256 levels (8 bits) each for Yellow, Cyan, Magenta
Picture elements
UPC-21L: 2,132 x 1,600 dots
UPC-21S: 1,600 x 1,260 dots
Picture area
UPC-21L: 127.9 x 96.0 mm (5 1/8 x 3 3/4 inches)
UPC-21S: 96.0 x 75.6 mm (3 3/4 x 3 inches)
Printing time
UPC-21L: Approx. 29 sec
UPC-21S: Approx. 19 sec
1080p, 1080i, 480i, 576i
Paper tray capacity
L size: max. 50 sheets
S size: max. 80 sheets
Control connectors
REMOTE: Stereo mini jack (×1) for optional FS-24 Foot Switch
RS-232C (Computer control interface): D-sub 9-pin connector (×1)
Power requirements
AC 100 V to 240 V, 50/60 Hz
Input current
1.7 A to 1.0 A
Operating temperature
5 °C to 35 °C (41 °F to 95 °F)
Operating humidity
20% to 80% (no condensation allowed)
Storage and transport temperature
-20 °C to +60 °C (-4 °F to +140 °F)
Storage and transport humidity
20% to 80% (no condensation allowed)
212 (W) x 98 (H) x 398 (D) mm, (8 3/8 x 3 7/8 x 15 3/4 inches)
5.7 kg (12 lb 9 oz)
This product is distributed to US and EU as a medical device and satisfies product safety standards (e.g. IEC 60601-1).
For more details, contact your nearest Sony office or authorized dealers.
Paper feed tray
Before Using this Printer
Thermal head cleaning cartridge
CD ROM (instructions for use)
Service Contact List

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