Mutoh has announced a new addition to its wide format dye sublimation printer line-up, the ValueJet 1604WX (VJ-1604WX). Available immediately, this new single head high quality 64” (162 cm) wide budget friendly dye sublimation printer will fit the needs of start-up and established businesses looking for a wider printer to increase their portfolio of digital transfer decoration, fashion and objects. The new Mutoh VJ-1604WX offers an excellent return on investment performance.
Standard delivered with a motorised 30 kg take-up system and professional RIP software, the affordable ValueJet 1604WX CMYK printer is suited for volume production runs as well as short print runs of high quality in-store textile decoration and displays, textile banners, pop-ups, sportswear, personalised home decoration, gadgets, transfer to rigid objects (mugs, cups, mouse pads, snowboards) shirts, etc.
Engineered and manufactured in Japan, the VJ-1604WX integrates the proven and multi-awarded Mutoh ValueJet print technology and reliability. Featuring a high level of operator comfort, print production efficiency as well as high print quality and precision, the compact ValueJet 1604WX includes a variable drop eight channel print head, allowing output resolutions up to 1440 x 1440 dpi. The piezo print head is capable of firing drops from 3.5 pl up to 21 pl.
Delivering typical production speeds up to 22 m²/h at 360 x 1080 dpi (3 Pass), the ValueJet 1604WX will print on common dye sublimation transfer papers and can handle 2” and 3” core rolls. The printer comes with a stand, a non-motorised roll-off system and a motorised winder system for media rolls up to 30 kg, for straight winding of finished prints, which is particularly important for easy after-treatment on e.g. a calender.
The ValueJet 1604WX printer uses Mutoh’s genuine DS2-series dye sublimation inks which are 100 % VOC free. The DS2-series inks can be used for transfer paper printing - transfer to polyester or mixed fibre fabrics or transfer to pre-treated rigid substrates. Additionally, the DS2 inks can also be used for direct printing onto polyester or mixed fibre fabrics. Available in one litre bottles, the inks deliver top scores in wash fastness, rubbing and perspiration. Mutoh DS2 inks are Ökotex Standard 100 compliant.