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Mutoh Introduces Falcon Junior and Widens Falcon Outdoor

Junior makes use of eco-solvent inks

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Just prior to ISA, Mutoh America introduced the Falcon Outdoor Junior, a 36-in. version (print width) of its standard Falcon Outdoor printer. Like its larger predecessors, the Junior uses piezo technology and Mutoh Eco-Solvent Plus inks. It offers print speeds of 156 sq ft/hr at 360 x 180 dpi; 39 sq ft/hr at 720 x 720 dpi; and 7 sq ft/hr at 1440 x 1440 dpi. Mutoh ISIS Print Manager and Mutoh edition RIP Center software are included. Currently shipping, the Falcon Junior is priced at $10,995. The company is also bundling the Junior with a Mutoh Ultima 850 vinyl cutter for $13,995.

In other news, Mutoh America announced that:

--It has widened its Falcon Outdoor 46- in. printer, enabling it to now handle 48-in. media. "All Falcon Outdoor printers are based on the Falcon Plus indoor printer and the 46-in. width was targeted at 44- in. media," says Guy Cipresso, vice president/ general manager of Mutoh America. "Now that the target is outdoor, transitioning to 48-in. media width adds much more value. The Falcon Outdoor 48-in. can now accommodate every popular adhesivebacked vinyl width." The newly expanded Falcon Outdoor is priced at $10,995; shipments began in April.

--It has dropped prices on a range of its printers. The Falcon II Indoor 50-in. now sells for $18,995 (formerly $19,995); the Falcon II Indoor 64-in. is $23,995 (formerly $26,995); the Falcon II Indoor 64- in. High Productivity is $28,995 (formerly $31,995); the Falcon II Indoor 87-in. High Productivity is $33,995 (formerly $36,995); and the Toucan 87-in. 6-color is $99,995 (formerly $129,995). (Mutoh: www.mutoh.com)

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