High performance sublimation and pigment inks for personalization, mass-customization and digital textile printing.
Introducing Virtuoso HD Product Decorating System - the ideal digital printing solution for creating customized and personalized products - Mugs, Phone Cases, T-shirts, Photo Panels and more.
Powerful and easy to use Design, Print, Color Management and RIP software. Check out our new online designer - CreativeStudio!
Transfer paper and other media are essential to Sawgrass' sublimation and pigmentation printing systems. Explore solutions for product decorating and wide format systems.
The Virtuoso VJ 628 from Sawgrass is the first fully integrated, 25" (630mm), 8-color, solution in the industry.
The Virtuoso VJ 628 is ideal for photography, fine art, signs and high-volume customization and personlization. Imagine brighter, higher-definition images, with unsurpassed efficiency, ease of use, support AND lower imaging costs.
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Choosing the Right System
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The VJ 628 is best for the printing professional who needs:
Virtuoso HD Product Decorating Systems feature the only printers 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 1400 x 1400 dpi!
Extremely vibrant, realistic colors with deep blacks and neutral grays. Factory-sealed, single-use cartridges eliminates outside contaminants. Comes in either 8-color or 4-color options:
Mutoh’s patent-pending i2 Intelligent Interweaving printing technology virtually eliminates horizontal and vertical banding, as well as imperfections from nozzle drops.
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" / 610 mm products. This unique combination offers extreme versatility and low startup cost.
All Virtuoso HD Product Decorating Systems come with either a one-year or a two-year warranty. Check with your dealer for details. Our Sawgrass Support program also provides real time total system support for your printer, ink and software - all in one place!
Virtuoso Print Manager was designed specifically to enable Virtuoso HD Product Decorating Systems to print graphics created in both CreativeStudio™ Online Designer and a variety of other desktop graphics programs. Works with both Mac and PC.
Make sure you have access to the newest features of Virtuoso Print Manager by upgrading to the latest version. Click on one of the links below for detailed instructions on how to quickly and easily upgrade today.
Upgrade (Windows version)
Detailed instructions on how to upgrade to the latest version of Virtuoso Print Manager for Windows.
Upgrade (Mac version)
Detailed instructions on how to upgrade to the latest version of Virtuoso Print Manager for Mac.
Click here to access setup resources, step-by-step guides, and troubleshooting tips for using the Wasatch SoftRIP with your VJ 628.
Maximum Media Size
24.8" (630 mm)
Maximum Print Width
24.3" (617 mm)
Compatible Media Sizes
13" (330 mm), 17" (432 mm) , 24" (610 mm) and 24.8" (630 mm)
Drop On Demand, Piezo Electric, Interweave Technology 8 Channels, 180 Nozzles / Channel Variable drop, 5 picoliter minimum drop size
47" x 23" x 46" (1.2m x .584m x 1.168m)
13" x 19", 13" x 51" (with optional bypass tray)
Printer: 79 lbs (36 kg), Base: 31 lbs (14 kg), Take-up Reel: 20 lbs (9 kg)
AC 110-250v, 50-60 Hz
Virtuoso Print Manager
720 x 1440 dpi
1440 x 1440 dpi
Up to 52ft2 (4.9m2) / hour
Dual CMYK: C, M, Y, K | C, M, Y, K
Pro Photo: C, M, Y, K, | Lc, Lm, Lk, Llk
Pro Photo XF: C, M, Y, K-XF | Lc, Lm, Lk-XF, Llk-XF
Flex: C, M, Y, K | O, B, FL-P, FL-Y
Ink Delivery System
220 ml SIngle-use Cartridges
Windows 7, 8, 10, Professional, Business, Enterprise
RIP Profiles Ergosoft, Wasatch, FlexiSIGN, Onyx, EFI
Step by step instructions on unpacking and setting up your new VJ 628.
Once your VJ 628 is set up and ready for use, become familiar with some of its basic operating functions.
Cleaning and Maintenance
Routine maintenance and regular cleanings are part of keeping your VJ 628 performing at an optimal level. View our tips and recommendations for how to best service your VJ 628.
Consumable Parts and Cleaning Products
A list of the most common products and parts to keep on hand to ensure the proper maintenance and use of your VJ 628.
Install the printer according to the complete instructions in the User Guide
Complete warranty for the SG400, SG800 and VJ 628 printers.
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