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Mutoh ValueJet 2638X

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Looking for a high volume printing solution with the flexibility to print up to 2.6m wide?  Take a look at Mutoh's ValueJet 2638X, the second generation 102" (260cm) wide dual head sign and display printer, featuring the latest piezo inkjet head technology and high-precision mechanical design, latest generation electronics and high quality inks.

In line with our core philosophy to deliver products with technology proven to be faster, more reliable, more cost effective and more efficient, we incorporated our pioneering print automation technology into the VJ-2638X wide format printer to bring you the best equipment for your application.

2.6 m wide high quality volume print runs
Targeted at the sign and display market, Mutoh’s ValueJet 2638X (2600 mm – 102”) printer is ideal for established sign makers who need extra versatility and for larger operations that want to extend their capacity and flexibility. The dual head VJ-2638X delivers unrivalled print quality thanks to its high-precision mechanical design, latest piezo inkjet head technology and an unprecedented level of print automation!

Flexible, reliable and able to deliver excellent print quality for volume production, the printer addresses the needs of businesses focusing on both high speed production and top quality print work. Mutoh’s ValueJet 2638X will deliver best-in-class speed and superior print quality at sellable production speeds up to 39 m²/h.

Quality … Time After Time
Mutoh’s award-winning Intelligent Interweaving (i²) & DropMaster print technology offer predictable and repeatable output quality. The VJ-2638X produces best-in-class speed and the highest levels of quality to satisfy your customers with output which will simply stand out and make heads turn.

First-class Print Production Efficiency
The VJ-2638X is suited for the production of long term outdoor prints on a wide range of uncoated and coated substrates : posters, backlit signage, wall coverings, point-of-sale displays, vehicle graphics, stickers and much more.

Apart from outdoor applications, the ValueJet 2638X is also an excellent choice for durable photorealistic prints for indoor use. 

Ink Compatibility: Mutoh Eco Ultra, Mutoh Universal Mild Solvent (UMS).  Check the ink types page for further information.


ValueJet 2638X-1 (inc take-up ZMY-14630): SRP £35,801.05
ValueJet 2638X-2 (inc take-up VJ26-TUP100U): SRP: £39,725.05

E & OE. Prices subject to change without notice.  All prices quoted exclude VAT & delivery

  • Robust printer with proven technology
  • Staggered dual head setup with latest generation 1440 nozzle piezo heads
  • Top print quality and sharpness at all production speeds
  • Mutoh Intelligent Interweaving (i2) and DropMaster technology inside
  • Super high resolution print speeds at 22sqm/h (720 x 1080dpi)
  • Production speeds including 33 and 39sqm/h @ 720 x 720 dpi
  • Durable prints on coated and uncoated substrates

The Printer’s Heart Beats Quality

 

A staggered dual head setup with latest generation variable drop piezo print heads is at the heart of the VJ-2638X’s stunning performance. Each 1440-nozzle head (8 lines of 180 nozzles) incorporates four colour sections, divided in two nozzle rows with 360 nozzles per colour. The integrated print heads are capable of producing ink drops ranging from 3.6 pl to 35.2 pl.

Bottom line, they can produce a wider range of ink dots, which are moreover jetted at a much faster speed compared to other print heads on the market. The result is faster output speeds and moreover a much better print quality at higher output speeds.
 

 


Maximize your Profit with Mutoh’s Intelligent Interweaving (i²) Print Technology

  The ValueJet 2638X incorporates Mutoh’s award-winning Intelligent Interweaving (i²) print technology, enabling a drastic reduction or even total elimination of the typical difficulties inherent to conventional digital inkjet printing, such as horizontal banding, step mismatch banding and the visible effects of missing or misfiring nozzles.

One of the biggest benefits of this proprietary Mutoh print technology is that it offers predictable and repeatable output quality, therefore bringing an unprecedented level of peace of mind to the printer operator. ValueJet printer users will be able to print ideal quality images fit for purpose every time, in the shortest possible time.

 


Extreme Print Automation with Mutoh DropMaster Technology

  Get constant and uncompromised print quality effortlessly on anything you feed into your VJ-2638X, from thin blue back paper to thick pvc banner …, thanks to Mutoh’s proprietary DropMaster technology!

Specifically developed for Mutoh’s latest generation ValueJet models, DropMaster is a revolutionary print automation technique which eliminates the need for cumbersome and time consuming media dependent head adjustments.

Knowing the media thickness and consequently the drop-throw distance between print head and media surface, DropMaster is capable of automatically recalculating and adjusting the uni/bi-directional fire timings. It does this regardless of resolution and print speed.

 


Getting the Job Done

The VJ-2638X printer offers you a wide range of print modes and speeds. Here are the most popular ones at which impeccable printing quality can be obtained.

  • High Quality – 720 x 1440 dpi: 12 m²/h
  • Quality Production – 720 x 1080 dpi: 22 m²/h
  • Speed Production – 720 x 720 dpi: 39 m²/h

Ready for Volume Production

The ValueJet 2638X printer can handle 2” and 3” rolls. To cope with the higher print speeds and in view of drying efficiency, the machine incorporates a redesigned print platen structure with three individually controlled heating elements. The heating elements will tackle media pre-heating, ink fixation and drying of the prints. For roll media the ValueJet 2638X is equipped with a heavy-duty motorised unwinder / winder 100 system for media rolls up to 100 kg.


Dual Ink Type – Wide Media Compatibility

  The ValueJet 2638X printer using Eco Ultra / UMS ink is ideally suited to deliver top quality print results onto a wide range of low-cost standard available uncoated PVC, banner and soft sign materials as well as for coated substrates.

 


Mutoh’s Universal Mild Solvent inks (UMS)

Mutoh’s Universal Mild Solvent inks (UMS) are Mutoh’s fourth generation mild solvent inks. The UMS inks have been specifically developed for volume-oriented users. Available in cassettes & bulk liter bottles, UMS inks feature best-in-class ingredients for optimum speed and quality performance.

The inks are based on a new generation of milder & non-aggressive solvents and do not spread any harmful VOCs in the working environment. They are virtually odour-free and do not require any forced ventilation. Prints made with UMS inks are water resistant and offer an outdoor UV-resistance of up to three years*.

* : For heavy-duty applications where mechanical stress is involved (floor & vehicle graphics), lamination is required. Stabilisation is required prior to lamination. 


Trustworthy Eco Ultra Inks for Graphics Creating a Lasting Impression

 

 Mutoh Eco Ultra Inks are by far the most popular inks on the market for outdoor sign applications on a wide range of uncoated and coated substrates. The inks are based on non-aggressive solvents and do not spread any harmful VOCs in the working environment.

Available in easy-to-use cassettes & 1 litre  ink bags, Eco Ultra inks are Mutoh’s third generation of eco inks featuring improved ink fixation, better drying, higher print speeds and improved scratch resistance. Prints made with Eco Ultra inks are water resistant and offer an outdoor UV resistance for up to three years outdoors*.
 

* :  For heavy-duty applications where mechanical stress is involved (floor & vehicle graphics), lamination is required. Stabilisation is required prior to lamination.


It’s simply ‘job done’ with a Mutoh ValueJet!

Targeted at the sign & display market, the Mutoh ValueJet high speed, high quality VJ-2638X printer will address the needs of PSPs and commercial printers looking for a high volume printing solution whilst requiring media compatibility with media rolls up to a width of 2.6 m.

The VJ-2638X printer is suited for the production of long-term outdoor posters, signs and banners, backlit signage, POS displays, vehicle graphics as well as high quality durable prints for indoor use.


 

Fast Return on Investment

Rapid return on investment is available to beginners as well as skilled operators. The combination of affordable pricing, ease of use with consistent high quality output, hardly any periodic maintenance required, flexibility for switching quickly between print jobs and low ink consumption (average 8 ml/m² on uncoated PVC) means the ValueJet 2638X will swiftly turn investment into profit.

 

 

 

 


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Specification
  ValueJet 2638X
Key Specifications  
Print Technology Drop-on-demand Micro Piezo Inkjet Technology
Print Head 2 (staggered setup)
Nozzle Configuration 180 nozzles x 8 lines
Drop Mass Range (pl) 3.6 to 35.2
Head Heights Low: 1.5mm
Middle: 2.5mm
High: 2.5mm
Media Specifications  
Max Media Width 2600mm (102.36") 
Max Print Width 2590mm (101.97") 
Max Media Thickness 0.3/1.3/2.8mm (dependent on head height)
Media Measurements Ø250mm/2" & 3"/100kg  
Media Drying System Individually controlled pre-heater, fixer & dryer (30-50°C) 
Performance   
High Quality (720 x 1440 - 8p)) 12 sqm/h 
Quality (720 x 1080 - 6p)) 16 sqm/h 
Quality Prod (720 x 1080 - 6p) 22 sqm/h 
Production (720 x 720 - 4p) 33 sqm/h 
Speed Prod (720 x 720 - 4p) 39 sqm/h 
Billboard (360 x 720 - 2p) 48.3 sqm/h 
Ink Specifications   
 

Eco Ultra ink - CMYK.
220ml, 440ml and & 1 litre ink bags (require optional adapter)

Ink Product Code Description
VJ-MSI3A-BK220 Black Eco Ultra Ink - 220ml
VJ-MSI3A-CY220 Cyan Eco Ultra Ink - 220ml
VJ-MSI3A-MA220 Magenta Eco Ultra Ink - 220ml
VJ-MSI3A-YE220 Yellow Eco Ultra Ink - 220ml
VJ-MSI3-CL220 Cleaning Liquid - 220ml

 

Ink Product Code Description
VJ-MSI3A-BK440 Black Eco Ultra Ink - 440ml
VJ-MSI3A-CY440 Cyan Eco Ultra Ink - 440ml
VJ-MSI3A-MA440 Magenta Eco Ultra Ink - 440ml
VJ-MSI3A-YE440 Yellow Eco Ultra Ink - 440ml

 

 

Ink Product Code Description
VJ-MSI3A-MA1000 Magenta Eco Ultra Ink Bag - 1000ml
VJ-MSI3A-BK1000 Black Eco Ultra Ink Bag - 1000ml
VJ-MSI3A-CY1000 Cyan Eco Ultra Ink Bag - 1000ml
VJ-MSI3A-YE1000 Yellow Eco Ultra Ink Bag - 1000ml

 

Universal Mild Solvent Ink - CMYK
440ml cartridges and 1litre ink bottles

Ink Product Code Description
VJ-LSINK1-BK1L Black UMS Ink Bottle -1000ml
VJ-LSINK1-CY1L Cyan UMS Ink Bottle - 1000ml
VJ-LSINK1-MA1L Magenta UMS Ink Bottle - 1000ml
VJ-LSINK1-YE1L Yellow UMS Ink Bottle - 1000ml



Ink Product Code Description
VJ-LSINK1-BK44 Black UMS Ink Cartridge - 440ml
VJ-LSINK1-CY44 Cyan UMS Ink Cartridge - 440ml
VJ-LSINK1-MA44 Magenta UMS Ink Cartridge - 440ml
VJ-LSINK1-YE44 Yellow UMS Ink Cartrige - 440ml

 

Ink Consumption 8ml/sqm @720dpi with 67% coverage 
UV Durability 3 years outdoor without lamination 
Power Consumption   
During Printing <1000W 
Standby 160W 
Warming Up <2200W (main) & <1850 W (heat)
Power Supply AC 100-120V/AC 200-240 - 60/50 Hz 
Rec Working Environment  
Temperature 22°C - 30°C with max 2°C/h
Humidity 40% to 60% (no condensation) with RH: max 5% RH/h
Dimensions/Weight  
Width x Depth x Height 3708 x 885 x 1261mm 
Weight 283 kg
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