Custom Voodoo Doughnut Shop Photobooth Features DNP Printer

Posted On: 11/6/2017

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CONCORD, NC -- A custom photobooth installer in Portland, OR, has made effective use of a DNP dye-sublimation printer in a custom design she executed for the city's locally famous Voodoo Doughnut shop.

The quirky emporium, founded in 2003, now has six branches and has become an international destination. Its management wished to install a photobooth, so visitors could carry away listing memories of the experience. They chose Jocelyn Dean, founder and chief executive of Photobooth Chick LLC to do the job.

Dean, a 10-year photobooth veteran, needed a printer that was fast, easy to use, durable and reliable for high-volume production. Having used DNP dye-sublimation printers throughout her career, she identified the DS-RX1HS as the right one for the job. Its' rugged design was well-suited to the permanent installation, and it fit neatly into her photobooth - it measures 12.6" wide x 13.8" deep x 11" high. Its simple design meant any staff member at the store could operate it easily and change the media quickly when necessary, minimizing downtime and staff distraction.

Voodoo Doughnut executive wrangler Sara Heise said, "Our photobooths have added to the overall experience for our customer; even our employees love using them! We're open 24/7 and there's lots of fun to be had, so having a way to create quality printing and branding that leaves lasting memories is fantastic!"

The DS-RX1HS can produce a 4x6" print in 12.4 seconds, or as many as 290 per hour. It can handle a variety of print sizes and formats, including 2x6" photo strips (2-up or 4-up), 3.5x5" (2x), 4x6" (2x), 5x7" and 6x8"; square 5x5 and 6x6", as well as new panoramic 6x14" and 6x20" enlargements. Users can choose glossy, matte, or luster finishes.

The durability of the prints was a crucial selling point for Photobooth Chick and Voodoo Doughnut, Heise explained. "Busy customers want their pictures printed quickly, and they want to be able to put photos into their purses, bags, wallets or pockets immediately without worrying about smudging or dust." Prints from DNP's DS-RX1HS come out dry so they can be handled safely.

DNP printers and supplies are available from Imaging.com America Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd. (Tokyo, Japan). IAM is online at dnpphoto.com.


MEMORIES: Patrons of Voodoo Doughnut (Portland, OR) can use a custom photobooth to make souvenir photos commemorating their visit; choices include traditional 4-up strips (shown here in color and monochrome) as well as larger prints. Booth was built for the world-renowned doughnut purveyor by the Photobooth Chick, founded a decade ago by chief executive officer Jocelyn Dean.