Sawgrass VJ 628 25" printer system

We are delighted to offer the Sawgrass VJ628 25" printer and SubliJet-HD Pro Photo ink set. This eight-colour photo configuration ink set delivers true photographic-quality output, with smoother gradients and shading for skin tones, pastels and black & white images. 

Your printer comes with -

  • CreativeStudio - Sawgrass' easy to use online designer, stock design library and CS Print Manager
  • PowerDriver v4 (ColourSure Spot Colour Matching Wizard)
  • WinProfile for Ergosoft and Wasatch RIPs for Windows OS
  • Partner Plus from Sawgrass - industry leading support
  • Business builder - free sales and marketing resources, seminars, webinars and more

If you want more information or just an informal chat about this printer and the various options available to you please give us a call on 01404 892995.


Featuring the Sawgrass VJ 628 printer, the Virtuoso 25” / 630 mm 8 Colour HD Product Decorating System is the industry’s first fully integrated sublimation printing solution of this size.

Utilising a best in class print engine, sublimation ink set, software and support, this 8 colour system is designed for high volume, high definition printing - and is built to last, even in the most demanding production environments.

Imagine brighter, higher-definition images, with unsurpassed efficiency, ease of use, support AND lower imaging costs. The Virtuoso 25” / 630 mm 8 Colour HD Product Decorating System is ideal for photography, fine art, signs and high-volume customisation and personalisation.

Sawgrass VJ 628 Printer
  • Full-bleed printing on 24” / 610 mm products
  • Engineered and manufactured in Japan by Mutoh
  • Industrial grade printhead
  • i2 print technology virtually eliminates banding
  • 8 colour ink configuration as standard
  • Up to 1440 x 1440 resolution
  • One year parts and labour warranty
  • Onsite warranty service available
  • SubliJet-HD Ink

Four and eight colour ink options
Pro Photo 8-Colour supplied as standard - enhanced skin tones, deep, rich blacks and smooth gradients for fine art and professional photography reproduction.

Dual CMYK - offers expanded gamut that delivers up to 548,000 colours. Perfect for interior signage, textiles, personalized gifts and promotional products.

Pro Photo 8-Colour XF - delivers up to 659,327 colours, with black cartridges (K, Lk, Llk) for extended lightfastness. Perfect for ChromaLuxe panels, professional photo and fine art prints, wall hangings and decor.

All inksets offered in convenient and reliable single use cartridges.  

CreativeStudio
Easy to use Online Designer and Stock Design Library. Create designs from your computer or tablet on any OS. Hundreds of templates, thousands of images to choose from. CS Print and Colour Manager included. Full catalogue of sublimation blanks at your fingertips. No desktop graphics software or clip art to buy – savings up to $3,000.

PowerDriver v4
ColourSure Spot Colour Matching Wizard. Adjustable hue, brightness, contrast and saturation. Customisable presets - Product, colour and media. Real time ink and printer monitoring.

BusinessBuilder
Free sales and marketing resources to help you start and grow your business. Webinars, seminars and guides focusing on target markets, production and management.

PartnerPlus
PartnerPlus is a comprehensive user support program that fully guarantees Sawgrass’ premium SubliJet digital transfer inks against performance issues or defects.
Highest Definition Prints Possible
The Virtuoso 25" HD Product Decorating System features the only printers of this size designed specifically for sublimation printing using SubliJet-HD inks. These next-generation printers deliver the highest resolution prints possible for dazzling, photo-quality reproduction - up to 1440 x 1440 dpi!

Industrial Grade Printhead
Thanks to an industrial-grade print head, the VJ 628 is built to last - even in the most demanding production environments.

Next Generation i2 Print Technology
Mutoh’s patent-pending i2 Intelligent Interweaving printing technology virtually eliminates horizontal and vertical banding, as well as imperfections from nozzle drops.

Big Prints - Small Footprint
With a maximum print of 24.3” on 24.8” media, the VJ 628 is the only printer of its size that enables you to print a full bleed on 24” products. This unique combination offers extreme versatility and low start up cost.

Low Startup Costs + Low Image Cost = Fast ROI
Virtuoso HD Product Decorating Systems offer some of the lowest start up and imaging costs of any product decorating technology. Combine this with exceptional versatility for creating products that customers love, and Virtuoso systems deliver blazingly fast return on investment.

One Year Warranty and PartnerPlus Support
All Virtuoso HD Product Decorating Systems come with a one-year warranty and PartnerPlus real-time total system support for your printer, ink and software - all in one place!

Maximum Economy. Extreme Versatility
The VJ 628’s compact footprint is great for shops with limited space. An optional take-up reel enables unattended, continuous printing.
Colour Management Solutions are included with your system, enjoy enhanced free printer software for Mac and Windows platforms, with unique and functional colour output settings optimised for sublimation production.

Creative Studio and CS Print Manager
CreativeStudio is Sawgrass’ innovative software suite consisting of the CreativeStudio Online Designer and CS Print Manager, both of which help creative entrepreneurs quickly and easily produce great-looking designs from any Internet-connected computer or tablet. This is included in the purchase price of your printer.

PowerDriver v4 for Windows OS
Works with desktop graphic design programs – such as Adobe products and CorelDRAW – applying colour and print management for optimized printing with SubliJet-HD inks and sublimation substrates. This is included in the purchase price of your printer.

WinProfile for Ergosoft and Wasatch RIPs for Windows OS
Delivers rich, vibrant colour across a wide variety of image types through printers. Please note that a rip is not included in the purchase price of your printer.

Maximum Media Size 24.4” Image on 24.8” Media
Compatible Media Sizes 13,” 17,” 24” and 24.8”
Prints/Hr  52 ft2 / hour 


Printhead Drop On Demand, Piezo Electric
8 Channels, 180 Nozzles / Channel
Variable drop, 5 picoliter minimum drop size
Physical Dimensions: 47” x 23” x 46”
Shipping Weight Printer  79 lbs
Base 31 lbs
Optional Take-Up Reel 20 lbs
Voltage AC 110 - 120v / 220 - 240v
Warranty 1 Year, Parts and Labour, onsite warranty service available
Ink Sets SubliJet-HD Dual CMYK
SubliJet-HD Pro Photo: C M Y K Lc Lm Lk and Llk
SubliJet-HD Pro Photo XF: C M Y KXF Lc Lm LkXF and LlkXF
Colour Management Windows OS: PowerDriver, CS Print and Colour Manager
RIP Profiles: Ergosoft, Wasatch​
Maximum Resolution PowerDriver or CS Print Manager: 720 x 1440 dpi
RIP Profiles Ergosoft, Wasatch​: 1440 x 1440 dpi
Ink Delivery System 220 ml Single-Use Cartridges
Estimated Image Cost £0.20 / ft2