Sawgrass® SG500 Sublimation Printer System
Sawgrass SG500 - Purpose Built Sublimation Printer
Kickstart your business with the Sawgrass SG500 Sublimation Printer, the only desktop printer designed for sublimation. With low start up and running costs, you'll soon be creating customized products with vibrant HD images - quickly, easily and profitably.
Designed to minimize ink and power consumption while maximizing quality and efficiency, the SG500 enables you to create the highest definition images with the lowest per image cost. If your business model includes setting up and vending at events, the Sawgrass SG500 is perfect for portability.
Sawgrass printers are designed specifically for sublimation and offer some of the lowest startup costs of any product decorating technology.
What is sublimation printing?
Dye sublimation transfer is a process where you take a digital image, print it with a sublimation printer using sublimation inks, onto sublimation transfer paper. Once you’ve printed your sublimation transfer, you place it under a heat press, affixed to your polyester or poly coated item (substrate), and heat until the inks turn to a gas and transfer the image onto the item.
What can you make with an SG500 sublimation printer?
Using an SG500 sublimation printer you can create hard goods such as coffee mugs and aluminum photo panels, to soft goods like t-shirts, performance apparel, and pillow cases - the possibilities are endless!
The sublimation process combines the ink with the textile and permanently imprints the artwork or design into the substrate. The result is durable and significantly less prone to fading, as the dye penetrates the material instead of laying on top like a surface decoration technology such as heat transfer paper.
The SG500 is limited to printing transfers of 8.5” wide so this needs to be taken into consideration when planning your product offerings. Though this sublimation printer is limited to 8.5” wide, utilizing a bypass tray (sold separately) allows you to print on media up to 51” long.
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What's in the box?
The SG500 ships FREE* and comes complete with:
- Sawgrass Print Manager
- CreativeStudio Online Designer
- SubliJet UHD Sublimation Inks
- 2-Year Product Warranty and In-house Support
- Exclusive Sample Box of Blank Substrates
- 100 sheet pack of DyeTrans SPP Sublimation Paper
Works with Windows 8.1, Windows 10 (Pro or Enterprise), Windows 11, MacOS 10.14, MacOS 10.15, MacOS 11.0, MacOS 12.0
Printer Dimensions & Starter Kits:
Printer physical dimension: 15.75"x 17.25"x 8.5", w/Bypass Tray, 15.75"x 28.5"x23"
Weight: 30.61 lbs
When it comes to options, you have 3. Sawgrass SubliJet UHD sublimation inks in Starter and Standard capacities. The ChromaBlast option for printing on cotton. Finally the Siser® EasySubli™ to cotton option. Have a question? Call us at 1-800-826-6332 and we'll be happy to walk you through each of these options to help determine which is right for your business.
- Sawgrass® SubliJet UHD Starter Kit - (4) 20ml cartridges: This flagship sublimation ink is now better than ever, delivering richer, more vibrant color on both hard and soft substrates, including heat-transfer vinyl.
- Sawgrass® SubliJet UHD Standard Kit - (4) 31ml cartridges: This flagship sublimation ink is now better than ever, delivering richer, more vibrant color on both hard and soft substrates, including heat-transfer vinyl.
- ChromaBlast Kit - (4) 31ml cartridges: Print on 100% cotton and cotton blend garments. The printer must be dedicated to ChromaBlast ink and media.
- Siser® EasySubli™ Starter Kit - (4) 20ml cartridges: This innovative product delivers great results with conventional substrates, but is specifically engineered for optimal output on EasySubli vinyl.
- Siser® EasySubli™ Standard Kit - (4) 31ml cartridges: This innovative product delivers great results with conventional substrates, but is specifically engineered for optimal output on EasySubli vinyl.
Why choose Conde?
Conde is the largest supplier of sublimation blanks in the industry, we currently boast over 3000 blank items you can offer your customers. Give us a call at 1.800.826.6332 and we’ll get you more technical information and some samples so you can see for yourself the high value sublimation can offer your business.
Take a look at the different desktop solutions we offer that can have you up and printing in an afternoon. Our dedicated sales and support staff have decades of experience and can can guide you to the best fit for your business.
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Replacement Sublimation Ink for your Sawgrass SG500 Printer
Sawgrass® SubliJet UHD Inks for the the Virtuoso SG500 and SG1000 printers are sold separately. This flagship sublimation ink is now better than ever, delivering richer, more vibrant color on both hard and soft substrates, including heat-transfer vinyl. A change in ink volumes leads to an approximate 6% saving on the per-ml retail cost of the inks for the user. High Definition Dye Sublimation Ink.
Sawgrass SG500/SG1000 SubliJet UHD Ink Carts - 31mL - Cyan
Sawgrass SG500/SG1000 SubliJet UHD Ink Carts - 31mL - Magenta
Sawgrass SG500/SG1000 SubliJet UHD Ink Carts - 31mL - Yellow
Sawgrass SG500/SG1000 SubliJet UHD Ink Carts - 31mL - Black
Sawgrass SG500 Sublimation Printer FAQ
Q: What can the Sawgrass SG500 sublimation printer do?
A: The Sawgrass SG500 is a specialized printer designed for sublimation printing, which is a process of transferring dye onto materials such as polyester and polymer-coated substrates using heat and pressure. It is suitable for printing on a variety of items such as mugs, performance apparel, glass, aluminum photo panels, and more.
Q: What kind of ink does a Sawgrass SG500 use?
A: The Sawgrass SG500 uses sublimation ink, which is specifically formulated for sublimation printing. The printer uses four individual ink cartridges, one each for cyan, magenta, yellow, and black.
Q: What is the print resolution of a Sawgrass SG500?
A: The Sawgrass SG500 has a print resolution of up to 1440 x 1440 dpi.
Q: What is the print size of a Sawgrass SG500?
A: The Sawgrass SG500 has a maximum print size of 8.5 inches x 14 inches.
Q: What type of products can I make with a Sawgrass SG500?
A: The Sawgrass SG500 is suitable for printing on a wide range of materials such as polyester, polymer-coated substrates and more. Popular items include mugs, phone cases, keychains, mouse pads, t-shirts and more
Looking for a Professional or Production Level Sublimation Printer?
The Sawgrass SG1000 Sublimation Printer is the ideal printer for the growing business or ambitious entrepreneur, the SG1000 prints on media up to 11" x 17" (28 x 43 cm) with the standard tray. This is perfect for apparel, soft goods, and small or medium-sized photo panels. Click here to learn more.
The 24" EPSON SureColor 570 gives fast, reliable dye-sub printing right out of the box. Ideal for personalizing awards, mugs, mousepads and more, this high-performance dye-sublimation printer delivers professional-quality prints using powerful PrecisionCore® technology. Click here to learn more.
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