Virtuoso SG800

Virtuoso SG800

  • Overview
  • Features
  • Software
  • Specifications
  • Resources
  • Support

Highest Quality Available

The Sawgrass Virtuoso SG800 is ideal for a busy or growing sublimation business. Sawgrass Virtuoso systems are the industry's first and only fully integrated desktop system designed specifically for sublimation.

The SG800 has all of the speed and capability of the SG400 but accommodates larger paper sizes and extended fill ink carts giving it more flexibility to meet the needs of the serious product decorator.

Choosing the Right System
Compare our product decorating solutions to find the right system for your needs.
Sawgrass Solutions 

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

Fully Integrated System = Highest Quality Available 

All components of the Virtuoso HD Product Decorating System have been designed specifically to work together to produce the best possible prints. The SG800 printer, SubliJet-HD ink, Virtuoso Print Manager color management software and CreativeStudio™ online designer are optimized to work together to achieve the best print quality at the lowest possible cost per print.

Incomparable Value

SG800 printers are part of the Virtuoso HD Product Decorating System - a complete sublimation solution. All Virtuoso systems come with complete Sawgrass support for each solution component. One place to go for questions, support and service from the company who created each system component.

Reliability You Can Depend On

In a business where time is money, Sawgrass Virtuoso systems keep you printing with very little maintenance. Sawgrass exclusively uses closed cartridge systems to ensure minimal printer downtime and maximum ink purity. No air or contaminants enter the printer’s ink lines or print head, minimizing printer damage and maximizing print time. 

Software Customized for Quality

Virtuoso Print Manager is designed for optimal print quality and most efficient ink spend, and is continually updated for the most popular papers and substrates. 

CreativeStudio™ online designer access is included with every Virtuoso solution and will have you decorating products and making a profit in minutes. With thousands of product templates, images, fonts and print-ready designs, CreativeStudio™ saves you time and money.

Warranty and Sawgrass Support 

All Virtuoso HD Product Decorating Systems come with a one-year warranty. Check with your dealer for details. 

Easy Expansion Options

The optional Bypass Tray extends maximum media size up to 13" x 19" for the SG800. The SG800 also has an additional 250 Sheet Paper Feed Tray option, which enables you to keep multiple paper sizes ready to print on demand.  

Download and Install Virtuoso Print Manager

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.

Download Virtuoso Print Manager


Already Have Virtuoso Print Manager? Upgrade

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.

Access CreativeStudio™ Today

CreativeStudio™ is a web-based online design solution that does not require any software to download or install. Click here to learn more.

Media Size and Voltage

Maximum Media Size

11" x 17"
13" x 19",  13" x 51" (with optional bypass tray)


AC 110-120 / 220-240V

Print Speeds and Resolutions

High Speed (600 x 600 dpi)

High Quality (600 x 600 dpi)

Advanced Photo (1200 x 600 dpi)

15 seconds

29 seconds

48 seconds

Color Management and Design Software Recommendations

Virtuoso Print Manager: OS

Recommend Windows* 10, Compatible with Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10; Mac OS 10.9 or later
*Windows Professional, Business, Enterprise, Ultimate

Graphic Applications

Choice 1: CreativeStudio™ Online Designer by Sawgrass
Choice 2: CorelDraw X6 or later
Choice 3: Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop CS6 or Creative Cloud
Choice 4: Adobe Photoshop Elements 12 and later

Options and Ink

SubliJet-HD - Standard Cartridges

C, M, Y (29ml)
K (42ml)

SubliJet-HD - Extended Cartridges

C, M, Y (68ml)
K (75ml)

User Guide
Install the SG800 printer according to the complete instructions in the User Guide

Networking Guide
If the SG800 printer will be set up on a network, refer to the networking guide for setup assistance

Problems or Technical Issues?
Colors off? Nothing printing? Lines through your images? Click here for solutions to many technical problems you may have.

How-to Pages
Get step-by-step instruction on how to add/remove paper sizes, find ink levels, configure your design software and other common questions.

Recommendations & Requirements
Find useful reference material on things like environmental operating conditions and recommended transfer paper

Sublimation Guides
Sublimating mugs, time/temperature/pressure quick reference guide and other useful information

Legal Documents / SDS
End user license agreement, Prop 65, SDS, and warranty information

Warranty Information
Complete warranty for the SG400, SG800 and VJ 628 printers.

Contact Technical Support

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