Sublimation Printer Buyer's Guide


Welcome to the first step in choosing the Heat Press, Vinyl Cutter, Sublimation System and Supplies that are right for you. Our tutorials will help you make a more informed purchase decision.

Buying a Heat Press, Vinyl Cutter, Sublimation System and Supplies for the first time can be a daunting task, so we encourage you to watch the product videos and read the articles below to educate yourself before buying. Whether you're a first time heat press and supplies buyer, or a seasoned pro, you're sure to learn something. If you have questions about anything you see below, or simply prefer to talk to a human, please feel free to give us a call at 1-800-215-0894 or email us your questions at support@heatpressnation.com.

Sawgrass Virtuoso SG500 Sawgrass Virtuoso SG1000 Sawgrass Virtuoso SG400 Sawgrass Virtuoso SG800

Price Range

Recommended Use

Durability

Max Media Size

8.5" x 14"

13" x 19"

8.5" x 14"

13" x 19"

Print Speed

82 Prints/Hour

69 Prints/Hour

82 Prints/Hour

69 Prints/Hour

Ink Set

CMYK

CMYK

CMYK

CMYK

Ink Delivery System

High Capacity Cartridges

High Capacity Cartridges

High Capacity Cartridges

High Capacity Cartridges

Cartridge Size

CMY - 29ml
K - 42ml

CMY - 29ml
K - 42ml

CMY - 29ml
K - 42ml

CMY - 29ml
K - 42ml

Bulk System Available

No

No

No

No

Color Management
Compatibility

PowerDriver for Windows, MacProfile

PowerDriver for Windows, MacProfile

PowerDriver for Windows, MacProfile

PowerDriver for Windows, MacProfile

Media Tray

250 Sheets

250 Sheets

250 Sheets

250 Sheets

Max Resolution

600 x 600 dpi

600 x 600 dpi

600 x 600 dpi

600 x 600 dpi

WiFi

Yes

Yes

No

No

Epson Stylus C88+ Sawgrass Virtuoso VJ 628

Price Range

Recommended Use

Durability

Max Media Size

8.5" x 44"

24"

Print Speed

330 Prints/Hour

52 Sq Ft/Hour

Ink Set

CMYK

CMYK

Ink Delivery System

Standard Capacity Cartridges

Standard Capacity Cartridges

Cartridge Size

CMYK - 17ml

220ml/per cartridge

Bulk System Available

Yes

No

Color Management
Compatibility

PowerDriver for Windows

PowerDriver for Windows, MacProfile

Media Tray

120 Sheets

n/a

Max Resolution

5760 x 1440 optimized dpi

Up to 1440 dpi

WiFi

No

No