Thursday, May 29, 2014

GO F-24 Compared and Reviewed to Mimaki Small Format Flatbeds--What are the Pros and Cons?

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This is a third in a series of five articles comparing and reviewing the GO F-24 Small Format UV LED Flatbed  Printer to other products in the market. In our first article we reviewed the products from Direct Color Systems (DCS), the second was a comparison to Inkcups' printer to the GO F-24, and the third is to Mimaki's desktop UV units. 

Mimaki's units have been the market leader in the industrial segment of small format UV printing. The Mimaki units feature Ricoh printheads and have a wider variety of inks available for different applications. Additionally, Mimaki as a company is known for their innovative printers and generally are ahead of the other Japanese manufacturers with new printing ideas. Their small format UV flatbeds are no different--they do offer some interesting ideas and features. 

The Pros and Cons for the Mimaki units are as follows:

  • Company Reputation
  • Good Printing Speed
  • Competitive Ink Pricing
  • Ricoh Printheads
  • Product Family
  • Printer Price / Performance
  • Lower Printhead Resolution
  • Smaller Table Size
  • Limited Gantry Depth
  • No CPSIA Certification for Children's Toys
  • Single UV Lamp
    How does GO's F-24 Compare?
    The Pros and Cons for the GO F-24 are as follows:

    • Printer Price / Performance
    • Excellent Table Size
    • Deepest Gantry Depth
    • High Speed
    • Ink Pricing
    • Custom Jigs Available
    • No Table Needed--Small Footprint and Easy to Move
    • 360-2880 DPI with Excellent Image Clarity
    • CPSIA Certification for Children's Toys
    • Dual UV Lamps
    • No Family of Products, Yet--New Models Coming

    As many are aware we say: "GO Wide. GO Deep. GO Fast. All with GO Value." Here's an overview:

    GO Wide: 24"x18"
    GO Deep: 10"
    GO Fast: Up to 100 sq ft / hr
    GO Value: $60 for 250 mls, $200 for one liter--$0.18 per ml

    For more information on the GO F-24 please click: GO F-24 Info


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