Mutoh ValueJet 2638X

Looking for a high volume printing solution whilst requiring media compatibility with media rolls up to a width of 2.6 m? Discover Mutoh’s ValueJet 2638X, our second generation 102” (260 cm) wide dual head sign & display printer, featuring latest piezo inkjet head technology & 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.

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.

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.


ValueJet 2638X – Technical 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: 1.5 mm / Middle: 2.5 mm / High: 4.0 mm

ValueJet 2638X – Media Specifications

Max. Media Width – 2600 mm (102,36”)
Max. Print Width – 2590 mm (101,97”)
Max. Media Thickness – 0.3 / 1.3 / 2.8 mm *
* : Max. media thickness is specified per head height
Media Measurements * – Ø 250 mm / 2” & 3” / 100 kg
* : Standard motorised unwinding / winding system
Media Drying System – Individually controlled pre-heater, fixer & dryer (30 – 50 °C)

ValueJet 2638X – Performance

High Quality (720 x 1440) – 12.0 m²/h
Quality (720 x 1080) – 16.0 m²/h
Quality Production (720 x 1080) – 22.0 m²/h
Production (720 x 720) – 33.0 m²/h
Speed Production (720 x 720) –39.0 m²/h
Billboard (360 x 720) – 48.3 m²/h

ValueJet 2638X – Ink Specifications

Ink Type – Eco Ultra / UMS *
* : Prints made with Mutoh UMS inks on Grafityp GEF non pvc film have obtained an indoor air comfort certificate issued by Eurofins. The first European certificate for interior deco prints.
Ink Volume – 220 ml, 440 ml & 1000 ml * / 440 ml & 1000 ml *
* : 1000 ml ink bag requires optional adapter
Ink Colours – CMYK
Ink Consumption * – 8 ml / m²
* : Average ink consumption at @720 dpi – coverage of 67 %
UV durability—without lamination – 3 years outdoor *
* : For heavy duty applications where mechanical stress is involved, lamination is required. Stabilisation is required prior to lamination.

ValueJet 2638X – Power Consumption

During Printing – < 1000 W
In Stand-by – 160 W
Warming Up – ≤ 2200 W (main) & ≤ 1850 W (heat)
Power Supply – AC 100-120 V / AC 200-240 – 60/50 Hz

ValueJet 2638X – Recommended Working Environment

Temperature – 22 °C – 30 °C with Δt: max. 2 °C/h
Humidity – 40 % – 60 % (no condensation) with ΔRH: max. 5 % RH/h

ValueJet 2638X – Machine Measurements

Width x Depth x Height – 3708 x 885 x 1261 mm
Weight – 283 kg


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