Mimaki Introduces Two New Textile Printers

Mimaki USA, Inc. introduces two new printers targeted at the textile apparel and soft signage markets.


Mimaki introduces its new flagship sublimation inkjet printer model TS500-1800 and sublimation ink Sb300. The TS500-1800 provides the fastest print speed for transfer paper by newly developed print heads. The TS500-1800 and Sb300 were released this month.

The main features of the printer include:

  • Print speed of 1612 sq ft/h on sublimation paper while in high-speed mode.
  • Reduction of running cost with Mimaki Degassing Module: MDM-20
  • Capable of using Media Rolls up to 162 lbs
  • Mist removal filter
  • Unattended operation using the Auto Media Feeder (AMF)

Mimaki's new RasterLink 6 maximizes the performance of the TS500-1800 with a user friendly RIP, color replacement functions, and printing color simulation.



Mimaki's direct -to-textile printer model Tx500-1800DS offers improved print speed on polyester fabrics and reduced running cost. It will be released in Dec. 2012.Mimaki Tx500-1800DS

Mimaki implements its own high-end technologies on the Tx500-1800DS, and the printer includes the following features:

  • Print speed of 1,612 sq ft/h on pre-treated polyester fabrics
  • Newly developed ink Sb300 produces brilliant color and dries fast
  • Mimaki Degassing Module: MDM-20
  • AMF ensures stable Media feed/take-up
  • Built-in heater accelerates the drying time of printed media
  • Supports roll media up to 132 lbs
  • Mist absorption filter
  • User-friendly RIP "Raster Link6" comes standard

Mimaki's new RasterLink 6 maximizes the performance of TX500-1800 by sending notifications about the operating status through email such as estimated printing time and amount of used ink; by including Web update and color replacement functions; and by providing functions that support variable data.



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