Mutoh America Inc. has announced the ValueJet 1618A, a 64-inch versatile high performance dual-head printer with speeds up to 480 sqft//hr in production mode using Mutoh's Eco-Ultra Ink.
"The Dual-Head ValueJet 1618A printer is perfect for high production printing on durable graphics using coated and uncoated media at a price you can afford," said Randy Rickert, vice president/GM of Mutoh America. "The ValueJet 1618A printer provides rapid return on investment thanks to hassle free versatile performance, saving time and money."
The ValueJet 1618A produces impeccable print quality with Mutoh's Drop-On Demand-Piezo Drive Method, using Mutoh's patented Intelligent Interweaving Print Technique (i2) that virtually eliminates banding. To keep up with the high print speeds, the media-drying system includes individually controlled pre, platen, and post heaters.
The ValueJet 1618A is comprised of 2 heads (180 nozzles x 8 lines), 12 printing modes with resolutions of 1440/720/540 dpi, a maximum roll media weight of 67 pounds and print widths up to 63.97 inches wide. Mutoh's new ValueJet 1618A?64" printer prints directly onto full-color posters, banners, backlit panels, POS displays, signs, and stickers. Also available is the ValueJet 1618A-HD model that includes a heavy duty take up system that holds up to 220 pounds of media for longer unattended printing capability.
Eco-Ultra Ink is available in 1000ml ink packs. The new ValueJet 1618A printer includes a one year on-site warranty and Onyx Mutoh Edition RIP Software. The ValueJet 1618A- 64"printer is available for shipping in July 2009, priced at only $29,995.