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hello to all, some one can I help me? I need know if a Desinjet 500 24" can print on vinyl for posters, decals, or to make transfers? thanks.

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That is not exactly right. You can use a water based inkjet printer on vinyl. The vinyl itself must have a special coating in order to absorb the ink.. which is not required on latex, uv or solvent based inks.

 

It can be done.. but the media materials are more expensive... 

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No, you need HP Latex printer to print that material.

 

 




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That is not exactly right. You can use a water based inkjet printer on vinyl. The vinyl itself must have a special coating in order to absorb the ink.. which is not required on latex, uv or solvent based inks.

 

It can be done.. but the media materials are more expensive... 

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Joanorsky:  Do you know where this material can be bought?  Would like to check it out.

 

Thanks!

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Its DYE/Pigment water based vinyl. All major suppliers do sell it... As well as all sorts of materials such as canvas, synthetic paper, etc..

 

I am based in Europe - Portugal... So I do know a few based here and Spain... But all major distributors do have these. 

 

Here check this one : https://www.delex.es/vinilo-adhesivo-para-plotter/vinilo-adhesivo-brillo.html

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Thanks for that!

 

Did a little google searching also and came up with this site that has good info on printing on vinyl with water based dye and pigment ink:  https://blog.signwarehouse.com/basic-guide-printable-vinyl/

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