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JV22-160 Dye-Sub Printer From Mimaki

Offers speeds of up to 478 sq ft/hr at 360 x 360 dpi

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Mimaki has introduced its JV22-160 largeformat printer, designed primarily for the dye-sub market. The 63-in. printer utilizes CMYK x 2-color or 6-color water-based pigmented inks or disperse dye-sub inks and piezo printheads. Resolutions range from 360 x 360 to 1440 x 1440 dpi with photoquality variable droplets. It offers speeds of up to 478 sq ft/hr at 360 x 360 dpi and photo-quality print modes up to 1440 x 1440 dpi. Its standard equipment includes an automatic take-up device, selectable printhead height, and FireWire and parallel port connections.

The JV22 can also run 6-color (CMYKcm or CMYKOG) water-based pigmented inks for interior or exterior graphics. These graphics have a tested durability up to 3 years without a laminate, and 5 years laminated.

Commercial printers can use the JV22 as a proofing device. And screen printers can run the JV22 with dense black inks to produce waterproof clear film positives. Cost: $16,495. MIMAKI USA www.mimakiusa.com

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