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Virtuoso VJ 628

Virtuoso VJ 628

  • Overview
  • Features
  • Ink Sets
  • Software
  • Specifications

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

Utilizing 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.

Read SGIA's Equipment Evaluation Report for the VJ 628 

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.
  • Dual CMYK and 8 colour ink configurations.
  • Up to 1440 x 1440 resolution.
  • One year limited warranty. 

SubliJet-HD Ink

  • Four and 8 colour options:
    • 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: Enhanced skin tones, deep, rich blacks and smooth gradients for fine art and professional photography reproduction.
    • 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.    
    • FLEX: Exceptional CMYK output, plus orange and blue cartridges for the largest available color gamut and fluorescent pink and yellow cartridges for true fluorescent colors that pop and wow customers. 
  • Convenient and reliable single use cartridges.
  • Lower imaging costs.


  • 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 Color Manager included.
  • Full catalogue of sublimation blanks at your fingertips.
  • No desktop graphics software or clip art to buy – Savings up to $3,000.

Virtuoso Print Manager

  • Saves your customizable presets for use across multiple Virtuoso printers
  • Allows you to group different images or jobs together on the same page saving ink and paper
  • Supports both PC and Mac OS systems


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


  • Total system support for your printer, ink and software - all in one place!
  • Real time support online or over the phone.


Substrate Compatibility

Sawgrass VJ 628 printers with SubliJet-HD sublimation inks enable you to decorate a wide variety of products made from polyester fabrics or polymer-coated rigid media including:  

  • ​Aluminium Panels and Inserts
  • Hardboard and Wood Plaques
  • Tile
  • Mugs
  • Acrylic
  • Glass
  • Slate
  • Polyester Fabric
  • Reinforced Fiberglass Plastic

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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, 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 startup cost.

Low Startup Costs + Low Image Cost = Fast ROI

Virtuoso HD Product Decorating Systems offer some of the lowest startup 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. 

1 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! View warranty information here.

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.

SubliJet-HD Dual CMYK 

  • Fast throughput for increased productivity.
  • Bright and vibrant colours.


SubliJet-HD Pro Photo 

  • Enhanced skin tones and deep, rich blacks.
  • Smooth gradients.

BlackCyanMagentaYellowLight BlackLight Light BlackLight CyanLight Magenta

SubliJet-HD Pro Photo XF

  • Enhanced skin tones and neutral blacks.
  • Lasts 3x longer than archival photo paper.

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SubliJet-HD FLEX

  • Sawgrass VJ 628 printers.
  • Goes beyond traditional CMYK, with orange, blue and fluorescent inks.
  • Preconfigured palette of 64 true fluorescent and expanded gamut colors that can be loaded directly into Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator or CorelDRAW.

Matte Jet BlackCyanMagentaYellowLight Jet BlackLight Light Jet BlackLight Light Jet BlackLight Jet Black

Colour Management Solutions Included

Enjoy enhanced free printer software for Mac and Windows platforms, with unique and functional colour output settings optimized for sublimation production.  

Minimum System Requirements
Class: Production
Maximum Media Size: 24.3” Image on 24.8” Media
Compatible Media Sizes: 13,” 17,” 24” and 24.8”
Prints/Hr:* 52 ft2 / hour

  • 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

  • 1 Year, Parts and Labor, Onsite Warranty Service Available

Ink Sets: 

Colour Management: 

Maximum Resolution: 

  • PowerDriver or CS Print Manager (COMING SOON): 720 x 1440 dpi
  • RIP Profiles Ergosoft, Wasatch​: 1440 x 1440 dpi

Ink Delivery System: 220 ml Single-Use Cartridges
Estimated Image Cost:* €.0015 / in2