EFI Reveals Largest Soft Signage Printer to Date
The FabriVu 520 measures 205 inches.
The Vutek FabriVu 520 soft signage printer has been revealed at the annual EFI Connect user conference in Las Vegas. Applications for the 205-in. machine include wall murals, theater drapes, and more. Production speeds reach up to 4800 sq ft/hr, with a max. resolution of 2400 dpi and four-level grayscale printing. Droplet sizes range from 4 to 18 pL.
The FabriVu 520 is equipped for both direct-to-textile and transfer printing using the same inkset. Features include an automatic printhead cleaning station, a capping station, ink recirculation, and a wrinkle detect system to prevent head strikes. The media handling system features a roll unwinder/rewinder for rolls up to 13.75 in. in diameter.
The machine also features EFI’s Fiery proServer digital front end software, with color management tools; RIP software; the EFI ES-2000 spectrophotometer; a Fiery station with furniture, keyboard, and mouse; and more.