Big Picture - May 2017 - 27
Five new printers
your shop should take note of.
MIMAKI | mimakiusa.com
Mimaki has expanded its TS line of dye sublimation printers
to include the entry-level TS30-1300 in addition to the
high-speed TS300P-1800 and recently launched superwide
TS500P-3200. The TS30-1300 is a 54-in. model designed for
first-time users of dye sublimation or for shops outputting
short runs, samples, and custom work.
The machine can be configured in 6-color or dual-CMYK
mode; print speeds can reach 211 sq ft/hr when running dual
CMYK. Additional features include variable dot imaging;
Mimaki Advanced Pass System to reduce banding; and an
Uninterrupted Ink Supply System that automatically replaces
empty ink cartridges in 4-color mode. An optional 2-L bulk
ink system is also available.
Mimaki's RasterLink6 RIP software is included.
MUTOH | mutoh.com
Mutoh's new ValueJet 1948X dye sublimation printer is
designed for producing tradeshow graphics, promotional
items, flags, interior décor, apparel, and more, at speeds up to
2199 sq ft/hr. Features include a rear media feed lever, an HD
take-up system, and four staggered printheads. Users can
choose up to 8 colors for the 75-in. machine. The printer offers
an open RIP software architecture.
PARADIGM IMAGING | paradigmimaging.com
SID Signs and distributor partner Paradigm Imaging have
launched the Artemisa T2100 textile printer, an 82-in.
machine for producing tradeshow signage, mesh building
wraps, sports and fashion apparel, flags, and more. Featuring
four Seiko 508-GS printheads, the Artemisa offers a max.
resolution of 1440 dpi in 4 colors. Print speeds can reach up to
538 sq ft/hr.
Additional features include a double auto-cleaning system,
an automatic media take-up system, and an integrated inline
heat press. Includes Maintop RIP software.