PRISMAelevate XL


PRISMAelevate XL

Take your prints to the next level with PRISMAelevate XL, a sophisticated yet easy-to-use software application. Offer exciting textured print applications and target new, high-end markets with value-adding elevated applications.

Key Proposition

Sophisticated software that turns creative ideas into reality

Stand out from competitors by delivering amazing, elevated prints of up to 4mm, time after time, with PRISMAelevate XL. By using patented ALPS technology with Arizona mid-volume flatbed printers, PRISMAelevate XL enables printing intelligent layers of ink, helping you create a wide range of superior-quality output.

Elevated print quality

Create high-quality output by relying on automatic processing. Print colours at the optimum elevation and avoid fuzzy images.

Clear conceptualisation

An easy-to-use plug-in for Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator allows flawless 3D design of elevated print projects without any complex training necessary.

High-value applications

Expand your application range and produce an exciting variety of textured prints, including décor materials, signs, packaging, disability signage and prints in braille.


Innovative ink technology

Embrace the award-winning 3rd-generation VariaDot printing technology to create consistent, outstanding colour that enhances your print materials.

Greater efficiency

Accurate ink estimates allow uninterrupted, unattended printing, while registration with Arizona flatbed print technology saves time with reliable and highly accurate dot placements.


Key benefits

Explore the full benefits of the PRISMAelevate XL and find out how the software can transform the way you work.

  • Open up new markets

    Satisfy the needs of many by producing tailored luxury printing as well as a wide range of output with eye-catching elevated prints, unique textures and low relief or metallic accents with embossed or raised lettering.

  • Create high-value applications

    Expand your application range to include luxury décor applications, art reproductions, personalised packaging and signage for the visually impaired.

  • Improve sustainability

    Reduce waste by previewing prints and eliminating additional finishing steps. The UV curable inks also meet high and strict environmental standards.

  • Easy to use

    Easily create and print files and embrace the Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator plug-in that allows highly accurate design of elevated print projects without the need for extensive training. A 3D viewer support in any stage your ideas. What You See Is What You Print

How PRISMAelevate XL works


    PRISMAelevate XL plugins

    • Clear WYSIWYG design preview 
    • Soft proofing with slope and peak detection 
    • Textured effects stored in PDF file

  • RIP

    ONYX Thrive software

    • PDF file sent to ONYX Thrive 
    • Multi-layer PDF file sent to ALPS engine automatically


    ALPS engine

    • Elevation information, color- and print information separated to ‘series of 2D jobs' and send to the Arizona printer


    Arizona printer

    • Batch job containing a print job per layer 
    • Ink layer accurately printed on the previous ink layer
    • Carriage height automatically adjusted as print elevation increases.

Compatible systems

Discover which Arizona flatbed printers seamlessly support PRISMAelevate XL.

  • Canon Arizona 1300 Series

    Create outstanding-quality prints with the feature-packed Arizona 1300 Series. It consists of mid-volume flatbed printers with game-changing FLOW technology. Print up to 52 m2/hr.

  • Canon Arizona 2300 Series

    The Arizona 2300 series with Arizona FLOW technology provide the optimum in print quality and versatility for both rigid and flexible media applications. Print up to 95 m2/hr.

Explore further

  • UV flatbed printers

    With Canon flatbed Printers you can print large size elements from display graphics to art prints.

  • PRISMA XL Suite

    PRISMAelevate XL is part of PRISMA XL Suite. These workflow solutions and supporting tools are designed to help large format graphics designers and print service providers create breath-taking print applications and stay in control of their printers.

  • What to consider when assessing potential flatbed printers

    Request the whitepaper. It contains all you need to know to take advantage of the flatbed opportunities.

Explore PRISMAelevate XL

Broaden your printing capabilities with elevated printing technology! Get in touch to discover how.