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Sawgrass ChromaBlast Virtuoso SG1000 UHD Garment Decorating System For Cotton Fabric


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*Printer may ship separately from included inks.*

Chromablast ink and paperwork together to chemically bond your design to white 100% cotton, opening the door to long-lasting color on white 100% cotton apparel.

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.

The SG1000 has the pro-level print consistency and versatile dimensions of its predecessor, the SG800, but has been updated from the inside out. In addition to design improvements such as a single roll-bar, the SG1000 is more energy-efficient, prints with higher resolution, and offers WiFi connectivity. This means you’ll enjoy higher quality products and greater ease of use, at a price comparable to the previous model.

*The Chromablast ink system cannot be used to customize dark fabrics, nor hard substrates such as ceramic mugs, aluminum ornaments, etc. This is most ideal for white cotton fabrics*

What's Included:

  • Sawgrass Virtuoso SG1000 Sublimation Printer
  • Complete Set of Sawgrass Chromablast UHD Ink Cartridges (Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black - 31ml)
  • Sawgrass ChromaBlast Media - 8.5" x 11" - 2 Packs (200 Sheets, included with Install Kit)
  • 5 Step By Step Guides to master sublimation (Digital Download, Device Not Included)
  • 500 HPN Design Store Reward Credits
    • Access to download up to 200+ Digital Designs for commercial use!
  • 10% Off Future Sawgrass Ink Purchase
  • Free One on One Setup & On-boarding - $200 Value
  • Sawgrass Print Manager - $1,450 Yearly Value
  • Sawgrass Support Desk - $300 Yearly Value
  • CreativeStudio Online Design Software w/ Customizable Artwork and Sub Blank Templates (Compatible with Windows and Mac)- $1,500 Yearly Value
  • Sawgrass Academy: Training, Business Builder Courses, and Art Projects, and More - $300 Yearly Value

Vibrant Colors: Extremely vibrant colors and stunning resolution at levels that other digital processes simply cannot match. It's the top choice for professional photographers and digital images who demand precision and fine detail in every image.


Superior Durability: Images created with ChromBlast-UHD are permanent! Apparel won't fade - ever - no matter how many times it is washed.


Infused Image: Unlike screen printing, print-cut vinyl and direct-to-substrate printing, which are sitting on the surface of the product, the ink is actually infused into the surface itself, and will not crack, peel or wash away.


Self-Maintenance Mode: The built-in, self-cleaning routine keeps the printer running at its best even if the printer has not been used for a long period of time. For this though it is advised to leave the printer powered on otherwise it may clog from the dry ink.


PowerDriver: PowerDriver makes printing beautiful transfers a breeze. Powerful features enable users to easily optimize color output for photographs, vector graphics or spot colors.

New Features Include:


WIFI Connectivity: Now print wirelessly through your home or office's network. Without the need to connect a computer via a USB cable, printing from multiple computers is easier than ever! Note: A 2.4Ghz Wifi Network is required for wi-fi connection.


Ultra Fine Photo Mode: This new print mode allows the SG500 and SG1000 to print at a resolution of 4800 x 1200 dpi. High-resolution images will appear sharper and with more clarity on your substrates.


Backlit Display: The new display is now easier to read thanks to its LED-backlight.


2-Year Warranty: For complete peace of mind, the SG500 and SG1000 are now backed by a 2-year manufacturer warranty, as well as unlimited tech support for the life of the product.


Backward Compatibility: The SG1000 is backward-compatible with SG800 accessories, so if you already own the Optional Bypass Tray for the SG800, you will be able to continue using it. This allows you to print on media up to 13" x 19˝ (330 x 482 mm).

SG1000 Specifications:

  • Maximum Media Size: 11˝ x 17˝; Up to 13˝ x 19˝ with Optional Bypass Tray
  • Resolutions and Full-Page Print Speeds:
    • High Speed (600x600 dpi) - 15 seconds
    • High Quality (600x600 dpi) - 29 seconds
    • Advanced Photo (1200x600 dpi) - 48 seconds
    • Ultra Fine Photo (4800x1200 dpi ) - 6 minutes 40 seconds
  • Physical Dimensions: 21˝ x 14.25˝ x 8.5˝

Print Controller Specifications:

  • Memory: 128 MB RAM Standard/Maximum
  • Standard Interfaces: USB 1.1/2.0, Ethernet 10/100Base-TX
  • Network Protocols: TCP/IP
  • Supported Environments: Windows 8, 8.1, 10; Mac OS 10.13 or Later

System Requirements to Run Virtuoso Print Manager

  • Microsoft Windows (64-bit operating system is required)
    • Recommended: Windows 10
    • Minimum Required: Windows 7
  • Apple macOS (64-bit operating system is required)
    • MacOS 10.13 and later
  • * Apple M chips supported non-natively through Rosetta integration*
  • Minimum RAM: 4GB
  • Recommended RAM: 8GB Minimum
  • Minimum CPU: Dual Core
  • Recommended CPU: Quad Core or greater
  • Minimum Free HDD Space: 10% Free
  • Minimum Screen Resolution: 1024*768 pixels at 100% zoom

Note: Only Windows Professional, Business, Enterprise and Ultimate Editions have been tested and approved. Only compatible with Intel systems running Macintosh OS 10.13 or later, current with the absolute latest Apple software updates.

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The HPN MyExpert Support guarantee is our commitment to Life Time Technical Support. No matter where you are in your products life cycle, we will be here to provide support to your product and make sure you are fully covered.

Often imitated, never duplicated; our dedicated team of technicians are capable of providing support to your product at any point of its life. Whether it be during the setup process or even years down the line where troubleshooting may be required, they'll have your back and provide a solution.

Our MyExpert Support will always be there for you so you can purchase with confidence!

In addition, all Sawgrass Printers come with a 2 Year Manufacturer Warranty from the original date of purchase. Warranty service does not include the cost of freight of the item to or from repair facilities.

Use of official Sawgrass inks is required to maintain warranty, use of 3rd party inks can result in voiding warranty and potentially damaging the printer. To prevent ink contamination, it is also highly advised to continue use of the same ink style. Powering off of unit for a long period of time may void manufacturer warranty.

For warranty claims, we may need to involve the official Sawgrass team depending on the reported issue.

Customer Reviews

Based on 84 reviews

I am absolutely in love with this sublimation printer. Easy-to-use

Trease Christine
Great customer service

Heat Press Nation has great customer service and we have appreciated their help with our purchases.

Cindy Bolin
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I love this printer so glad I finally did it!!

Ronda Day
So far, so GOOD!!

I’ve used my new SG1000 a few times to sublimate mdf hardboard, UPF performance shirts and acrylic for earrings. I’m pleased with the results so far.

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