Stitch presses employ thermal inkjet printheads.
HP has unveiled HP Stitch dye sublimation printers that print to transfer paper or direct to fabric at 1200 dpi. The entry-level HP Stitch S300 is a 64-in. printer with a max. print speed of 665 sq ft/hr using four printheads. The 64-in. HP Stitch S500 has a max. print speed of 1185 sq ft/hr and eight printheads for use in high-production environments. Features include user-replaceable, thermal inkjet printheads; front-loading media; and HP Smart Nozzle Compensation system. HP Smart color tools comprise automatic detection of out-of-gamut color, built-in spectrophotometer for color accuracy, and Pantone emulation for a close visual match. Intended for such applications as interior décor, fashion, sportswear, and soft signage.
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