Mutoh completes range of ValueJet X-Series sign & display printers with VJ-2638X and VJ-1324X models

Mutoh ValueJet 2638X

Two new models: ValueJet 2638X (102”) and ValueJet 1324X (54”).

Mutoh announced that it has started shipping the successor models for the VJ-1324 and VJ-2638 Sign & Display printers - the new single head 54” (1.37 m) wide ValueJet 1324X and the dual head 102” (2.6 m) wide ValueJet 2638X. Engineered and manufactured in Japan, these two new models are an addition to Mutoh’s existing 64” (1.62 m) wide ValueJet 1624X single head and ValueJet 1638X dual head models.

The two new printers incorporate high performance micro piezo head technology. The ValueJet 2638X incorporates two print heads mounted in a staggered configuration, whereas the VJ-1324X includes a single print head. The print head is capable to produce ink droplets as small as 3.5 up to 35.2 picolitres. Each variable drop print head has 8 channels with 180 nozzles per channel comprising 4 colour section ready to produce top print quality at high output speeds.

Integrating Mutoh’s industry-leading Intelligent Interweaving (i²) & new revolutionary DropMaster print technology, new printer cosmetics and professional RIP software, the VJ-1324X & VJ-2638X deliver unmatched print quality and the highest level of print automation on the sign & display market. Both printers can be loaded with Mutoh Eco Ultra or Universal Mild Solvent inks to deliver sellable production speeds at 720x720 dpi up to 16.4 m²/h (VJ-1324X) and 39.0 m²/h (VJ-2638X), no matter whether you are printing on vinyl or banner.

The ValueJet X series printers are targeted at long term outdoor and indoor sign & display applications such as posters, banners, backlit signage, wall coverings, point of sale displays, fine art reproductions, vehicle graphics, stickers and much more.

For the UMS inks, Mutoh recently obtained a pan European Indoor Air Comfort Certificate, which makes the inks ideally suited for the production of certified indoor deco prints.

To cope with higher print volumes the ValueJet 2638X is equipped with a heavy-duty motorised unwinder / winder 100 system for media rolls up to 100 kg, whereas a newly designed torque-controlled motorised 30 kg take up system is available for the VJ-1324X.