What should you look out for when you are in the market for a direct to garment printer? The following “Top Ten Factors” are in addition to price – typically the #1 consideration.
Unfortunately, price is also often the one thing that buyers dwell on at the expense of other factors. Don’t discount these other critical elements. They will contribute – or detract from – your long term success.
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Answer the following questions to help you determine which model of printer makes the most sense for your requirements.
|I need to produce ______ prints every week for my business.||one to several hundred||one to a few thousand|
|My typical order amount is _____.||one to a hundred pieces||one to several hundred pieces|
|My business plan is to ______.||stay small and stable||grow quickly|
|Portability: I need a printer that I can _______.||carry easily from site to site every weekend, OR leave in the shop||set up permanently in my shop|
|I need a digital apparel printer with a learning curve that is:||relatively fast||very fast|
|I prefer to run full maintenance on my printer _______.||multiple times per week||weekly or less often”|
|It’s important to me to have the capability to upgrade my digital apparel printer.||No, I’m happy with the basics.||I want an entry-level price with the ability to eventually double my speed*.|
“All direct to garment printers require minimum daily maintenance when inks are loaded.
* To double your printing speed, you can upgrade an entry-level mPower mP5 model to an mP10 model through the installation of an upgrade kit.
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