The Sublimation starter package includes the following-
Epson Workforce Printer-
This printer package including the Epson Workforce WF-7710 printer, continuous ink system, 400ml of high quality Inktec Sublinova Smart Sublimation ink and A3 sublimation transfer paper.
The Workforce WF7710 works fantastically well with our CISS ink system. We have now bundled this printer with our ink system, and Inktec Sublimation ink to offer greater value for money when purchased as a package.
The ink system is supplied filled with 400ml (100ml per colour) of Inktec Sublinova Smart Dye Sublimation ink. Inktec is one of the best inks on the market offering fantastic true black and vivid bright colours. There are cheaper inks available, but we strongly recommend this ink and only supply this with our printer packages to ensure the best possible print quality.
The ink system is supplied with a full fitting kit comprising of a tubing support bracket, syringes & needles for easy refilling of the ink tanks.
The printer is a brand new unit and is supplied in its original retail box complete with drivers, software, power lead, and USB lead. Prior to sale the printers are modified by ourselves to allow them to be used with our continuous ink system. This is not a modification supplied or endorsed by Epson.
Due to the way the chip set / firmware works on this model we advise that the printer is left with the POWER ON at all times (i.e. do not turn the printer off). If the printer is turned off, when it is turned back on it will reject the ink cartridges. The user will then need to reset the ink levels by pressing the reset switch on the ink system. This will reset the inks and takes 5-6 minutes to perform, then the printer is ready to use again. We include a guide to disable the printer from automatically turning off so this issue can be solved easily by changing a setting on the printer.
100ml Inktec Dye Sublimation Ink (4 x 100ml C M Y BK)-
These inks have the ability to be used not only for direct printing onto fabrics without using heat transfer paper, but also traditional heat transfer printing on transfer paper. For smooth ink flow without head clogging, we make particle size of dispersive dyes smaller under 100nm (0.1um) and use the high-class dyes to keep their colour shade in harsh conditions. The Sublinova Smart inks have superior printing quality under various printing environments.
A3 Subli-Sharp Sublimation Paper (100 Sheets)-
Our A3 Premium Quality Sublimation Paper is specially formulated to give excellent results when used on all solid substrates such as ceramics, woods, glass, metals, polymers, etc and also on all light coloured, sublimation ready fabrics. Being a light weight paper it is ideal for mug printing as it will easily wrap around the object without creasing to folding.
The paper is designed to hold the printed sublimation ink on the surface of the paper to ensure good transfer when the ink is heat pressed on the product, as the ink has not soaked into the paper it will transfer more ink relieving a vibrant and bright transferred image.
We provide a custom ICC profile that has been made specifically for this printer package. It has been created for the Inktec Sublinova ink set, our Sublimation paper and the WF7710 printer. We provide the profile on a disc and include setup instructions for Adobe Photoshop.
Although the use of the ICC profile is not essential, it is ideal if you are trying to get very close spot colours to match company logos or particular colour shades. The ICC profile must be used with photo editing software capable of handling colour management. We use Adobe Photoshop, but Abode Elements and Coral Draw are popular software choices.
What is included?
The package includes the following-
Epson Workforce WF7710 (Brand new – unit)
Continuous Ink System (CISS) with battery powered T27 series chipset
400ml Inktec Sublinova Smart Dye Sublimation Ink (this is supplied filled in the CISS)
100 x A3 Sheets Subli-Sharp Sublimation Paper
4 x 10ml syringes and long metal needles
1.8mtr USB connection lead
ICC Profile provided on CD disc