EuroTech Launches New Line of Printers
Xaar printheads featured as well as ColorGate software
Turkey-based EuroTech has introduced a number of wide-format printers. All feature Xaar printheads, eight print modes (from 1- to 16-pass modes), ColorGate Production Server 4 Select, a take-up system, and EuroTech Standard (1-yr) or World Edition (2-yr) inks.
The company's series of 4-color Jetto printers are all entry-level solvent printers, and include 1.8-, 2.5-, and 3.2-m models. The Jetto printers utilize Xaar 126 printheads and have Jetto Print Control Software. The 71-in. JT1800 features speeds from 66 to 194 sq ft/hr; the 98-in. JT2500 features speeds up to 226 sq ft/ hr; and the 126-in. JT3200 offers speeds up to 258 sq ft/hr. Prices: $18,000 to $27,000.
The 126-in., 4-color Billboarder is a medium-production printer with 16 Xaar 126 printheads, Billboarder Print Control software, and speeds up to 301 sq ft/hr in 4-pass mode. Price: $55,000. An 18- printhead version is also available.
The open-frame 126-in. features 6-color solvent inks and Xaar 500 printheads. It offers resolutions up to 720 dpi, and, in 4-pass mode, offers speeds up to 323 sq ft/hr. The X5 features an auto printhead cleaning system, and front and rear heaters and fans. Price: $100,000.
The closed frame 126-in. Eurotech Eagle X5 is available as a 4- or 6-color model and features solvent inks, an auto printhead cleaning system, and front and rear heaters and fans, as well as Eurotech Print Control software. Equipped with Xaar 500 printheads, both models feature speeds up to 1292 sq ft/hr; the 4-color model offers resolutions up to 360 dpi and the 6-color model features resolutions up to 720 dpi. Price: $110,000 (6-color version).
Plus, EuroTech is readying two additional printers"?the S6 and S8. The 6- color 126-in. Eurotech S6 will offer six Spectra Nova256 printheads, resolutions up to 720 dpi and print speeds up to 430 sq ft/hr in 4-pass normal mode. It will sell for $130,000. The Eurotech S8 will be a 197-in. 4-color model with eight Spectra Nova256 printheads (two per color) featuring resolutions from 180 to 540 dpi and print speeds up to 645 sq ft/hr in 4-pass normal mode. It will sell for $170,000.