The company's ValueJet 1624W textile/sublimation printer is also new.
Mutoh America (www.mutoh.com) unveiled its ValueJet 2638, a 104-in. staggered dual-head eco-solvent printer. The ValueJet 2638 offers a top speed of 1168 sq ft/hr (at 360 x 360 dpi) and a maximum resolution of 1440 dpi; it’s available with 4 or 7 colors. Other features include: Intelligent Interweave (i²) print technology to eliminate banding; the ValueJet Status Monitor app for remote-printer monitoring; a ColorVerify process control system (ColorVerify Pro-capable). A heavy-duty fee and takeup system, PhotoPrint SAi RIP, and media roll cradle are standard; a SpectroVue VM-10 spectrophotometer and 1-liter ink bags are optional. Applications include tradeshow graphics, indoor signage, billboards, P-O-P displays, fleet wraps, and more. MSRP: $49,995.
The company also showcased its ValueJet 1624W textile/sublimation printer (see September R&D). Capable of using water-based or dye-sublimation transfer or direct-print inks, the 64-in. 4-color (CMYK) printer features staggered dual printheads, a maximum resolution of 1400 dpi, and print speeds up to 600 sq ft/hr (at 360 x 360 dpi). Applications range from tradeshow graphics, flags, banners, custom clothing, displays, and interior design work to promotional items, mugs, mouse pads, and more. MSRP: $18,995, including standard takeup system.