Please be informed that Sony Europe Limited – Healthcare Systems Solution, will discontinue the UP-55MD medical printer as follow: Product code: UP-55MD Last time buy: December 2015 Last time shipment: March 2016 There is no direct successor model available that provides color printing on A5 media. An alternative could be the analog A6 color printer UP-25MD. The UP-55MD printer has been introduced in June 2005 and has no direct successor. Sony offers a colour analogue printer, featuring dye-sublimation photo quality, in A6 format (UP-25MD). The media used with the UP-55MD printer, UPC-55, is not discontinued.