Superwide Hybrid Inkjet Printer
Future-proof your business with a powerful competitive edge

For today's forward-thinking, high-volume sign and display graphics printers who want to lead, not follow, the EFITM VUTEk® h series platform is the future of digital printing.

The EFI VUTEk h3 is the future of digital printing, right now. We have reimagined, reinvented, reengineered, and refined the high-volume, superwide-format hybrid inkjet platform from the ground up. The result is huge revolutionary leaps that take your business higher in terms of productivity, print quality, reliability, capability, and profits. All with the ease of use and LED environmentally-friendly benefits you expect from an industrial-built VUTEk printer from EFI.

  • Next-generation, 3.2-metre hybrid roll/flatbed LED inkjet printer platform
  • Print resolution up to 1200 dpi
  • Four (optional) or eight colour modes plus white, and up to five-layer print capability in a single pass
  • Three rows of printheads for productivity up to 74 boards per hour
  • Field upgradeable to the VUTEk h5 model with five rows of printheads and productivity up to 109 boards per hour
  • High-velocity UltraDrop™ Technology 7pL greyscale printheads deliver precision dot placement and consistency from print to print at high production speeds
  • Powerful EFI LED technology
  • Skip-white functionality in x and y direction
  • Mechanical crash and wrinkle detection and media height measurement for even greater printing accuracy and consistency
  • ImageEdge technology for fast and easy printhead replacement
  • Touch screen monitors on printer’s input and output side
  • Automated table and carriage alignment
  • Camera-based vision system for subpixel alignment, printhead density balance, and step and bidirectional set up
  • Modular drop-in ink delivery system design eliminates ink waste and provides fill-while-printing functionality for continuous productivity
  • DC power supply and safety programmeable logic controller (PLC) with fewer connection points for higher efficiency, reliability, and uptime
  • Built-in power monitoring and on board diagnostic features (LED check points) for faster troubleshooting for both remote and on-site service
  • Automated media handling options to meet any production need, including new 3/4 automated media loading and stacker systems and super duty winders
  • EFI Fiery® proServer Premium digital front end with Fiery Command WorkStation®, FAST RIP and enhanced colour management and screening features
  • Cloud and diagnostics services, including EFI GO mobile management application
 
Printing Technology
 
Print system
 
Media/Handling
Media/Handling
  • Handles flexible and rigid substrates up to 3.2 m wide and up to 5.08 cm thick
  • Maximum sheet weight: 90.7 kg
  • Multi-roll capable: two 152 cm rolls
  • Maximum roll weight: 180 kg
  • Maximum roll diameter: 30 cm
  • Automated media handling options:
    • Wide heavy-duty and roller tables
    • Material Edge Guides (MEG)
    • Three-quarter automated media loader and stacker
    • Super duty winder and rewinder
 
Productivity
Productivity
  • VUTEk h3 up to 74 boards per hour
  • VUTEk h5 up to 109 boards per hour
 
Environmental Considerations
Compressed Air7.5-10 bar at 340 l/min - dry air only (not included)
Temperature68°F to 86°F (20°C to 30°C)
Humidity30% to 80% (non condensing)
 
Electrical Specifications
Rated Voltage380–504 VAC
Rated Frequency50 or 60 Hz
Power Supply3-Phase, 30 Amps
 
Dimensions and Weight
Width254 in (645 cm)
Height76 in (193 cm)
Weight7,496 lbs (3,400 kg)
 
Inks
Inks

Genuine EFI Inks

  • Supplied in 5.0 litre containers
  • Expanded gamut CMYK pigments for world-class Pantone® matching
  • EFI pigment dispersions ensure optimised size and concentration for best-in-class ink stability
 
Softwares
 
Service Program
 
Others
OthersFully enclosed design for operator safety and environmental considerations