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Introducing 30+ New Printers

(June 2005) posted on Fri Jun 03, 2005

Specs for the new printers introduced at the 2005 ISA show.


Skyjet America

www.skyjetamerica.com

Inks:Solvent, 4-, 6-color (CMYKcm)

Format:Rollfed, 8.2/10.5 ft

Resolution:740 dpi

Print Speeds:up to 604/650 sq ft/hr

Pricing:$50,000 to $85,000

Offers Xaar XJ-128 PLUS printheads, arcshaped
printhead board, comes with Scanvec
Amiable PhotoPRINT RIP, and is upgradable to
24 printheads.

Skyjet Little Fairy High-Precision
2600HQ/3300HQ Series

Skyjet America

www.skyjetamerica.com

Inks:Solvent, 4-, 6-color (CMYKcm)

Format:Rollfed, 8.2/10/5 ft

Resolution:740 dpi

Print Speeds:up to 400/450 sq ft/hr

Pricing:$60,000 to $95,000

Offers Xaar XJ-360DPI PLUS printheads, arcshaped
printhead board, and comes with Scanvec
Amiable PhotoPRINT RIP.

Skyjet Flatbed Series

Skyjet America

www.skyjetamerica.com

Inks:UV-curable, 4-, 6-color +W (CMYKcm+W)

Format:Flatbed, 4 to 8.3 ft

Resolution:360 x 360 dpi

Print Speeds:up to 260 sq ft/hr

Pricing:$70,000 to $110,000

Features Xaar XJ-500 printheads, prints onto
rigid media up to 1.6 in. thick, and has an automatic
ink-cleaning system and distance sensor.

Skyjet S-series Synchronic Double-Side
2600SD/3300SD/5200SD Series

Skyjet America

www.skyjetamerica.com

Inks:Solvent, 4-, 6-color (CMYKcm)

Format:Rollfed, 8.2, 9.8, 16.4 ft

Resolution:720 dpi

Print Speeds:up to 400/450/530 sq ft/hr

Pricing:8.2 ft"?$110,000 to 120,000; 9.8-ft"?
$130,000 to $140,000; 16.4 ft"?$190,000 to
$210,000

Features two sets of printhead carriages to print
simultaneously on both sides of the media, Xaar
XJ-360DPI PLUS printheads, and comes with
Scanvec Amiable PhotoPRINT RIP. The Little Fairy
High Precision and Double-Side printers have
almost identical specs"?with the only difference
being the simultaneous double-sided
printing capability for the S-series.

Sprin SPR -185, 260, 320

Sprin USA

www.sprinusa.com

Inks:Solvent, 4-color

Format:Rollfed, 79, 106, 130 in.

Resolution:600 x 740 dpi

Print Speeds:up to 344 sq ft/hr

Pricing:$26,500, $38,000, $48,000

Features KCCK and YMMY head positions,
includes Scanvec Amiable PhotoPRINT DX-Sprin
Edition, and pre- and post-heating system.

Splash of Color SolventJET Pro II
VS645EXS/745EXS

Splash of Color

www.splashofcolor.com

Inks:Solvent, 6-color (CMYKred+blue,
CMYKcm)

Format:Rollfed, 64, 74 in.

Resolution:up to 1440 dpi

Print Speeds:up to 315 sq ft/hr

Pricing:$34,995/$37,995

Based on the Roland Pro II V series, these printers
offer a tri-heater system for media; use
Lyson organic Pentachrome solvent inks for a
3- to 5-yr outdoor durability without lamination.
Options include refillable ink-cartridge system,
infrared dryers, SolventAirCare System or Electrocorp
air filtration system.

Splash of Color SolventJET V 540EXS

Splash of Color

www.splashofcolor.com

Inks:Solvent, 6-color (CMYKrb, CMYKcm)

Format:Rollfed, 53 in.

Resolution:up to 1440 dpi

Print Speeds:up to 315 sq ft/hr

Pricing:$34,995

This printer/cutter features refillable ink cartridges,
5-yr outdoor durability, and Quadralign
optical-registration system.

Vista 1808, 2508, 2908, 3308

Vista Digital System Printing

www.vistainkjet.com

Inks:Solvent, 4-color

Format:Rollfed, 71, 98, 114, 130 in.

Resolution:up to 370 dpi

Print Speeds:248, 311, 376, and 473 sq ft/hr

Pricing:$16,600 to $19,500

Features Xaar XJ-128 printheads, and media orientation
and drying systems, offers four print
speeds, and a secondary ink tank.

Vista 3312/16

Vista Digital System Printing

www.vistainkjet.com

Inks:Solvent, 4-color

Format:Rollfed, 130

Resolution:up to 370 dpi

Print Speeds:up to 731 sq ft/hr

Pricing:$21,000 to $23,000

Features Xaar XJ-128 printheads, and media orientation
and drying sytems, offers 4 print
speeds, and a secondary ink tank.

Vutek UltraVu 260

Vutek
www.vutek.com

Inks: Solvent, 6-color (CMYKcm)

Format:Rollfed, 103 in.

Resolution:720 dpi apparent

Print Speeds:up to 400 sq ft/hr

Pricing:$99,000

This entry-level superwide comes packaged
with ColorBurst Pro RIP, features 3.25-l ink
tanks, offers 2-yr outdoor durability (5-yr with
lamination), and will ship in mid-2005. (See
May 2005, p. 19, for a full report.)

Vutek UltraVu II 5330

Vutek

www.vutek.com

Inks:Solvent, 4/8-color (CMYK, CMYKcmyk)

Format:Rollfed, 16.4 ft

Resolution:330 dpi

Print Speeds:up to 2230 sq ft/hr

Pricing:$349,000

Includes the upgraded UltraVu II 5330 RIP, the
new Smoothing feature for distortion-free output,
3.25-l ink tanks, and the Low Friction kit
that allows difficult materials to run more easily.
(See May 2005, p. 19, for a full report.)


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