SP300i vs VS300i

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SP300i vs VS300i

Post by mikey » Thu Aug 28, 2014 9:59 am

Hi all

Have the LEF-20 and loving it.

Now need to go for a machine for vinyl and photo print, so SP300i or VS300i how much difference between the two and if not heavy user is the VS300 overkill?

I am a newbie so be gentle with me...

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Re: SP300i vs VS300i

Post by mrtn » Thu Aug 28, 2014 10:44 am

It's not about heavy usage. Both VersaCAMMs are for light use, 4/6/7/8-colour VS-300i capable of photo and special colour (white/metallic) printing whereas SP-series are 4-colour printers suitable for stickers and such.
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Re: SP300i vs VS300i

Post by Rob Goleniowski » Thu Aug 28, 2014 12:43 pm

Hi Mikey

Thanks for the post and glad you love your LEF-20.

As for the VersaCamm's they are both great machines and will do similar things, its just that the VS-300i has a bit newer head technology and can print a little bit faster, with a little bit better quality or with some extra ink colours.

I think for the money then I would say go for the VS-300i as it will future proof you a bit - either with more speed than the SP-300i if you go for a 4 colour set up (where the VS-300i is roughly twice the speed of the SP-300i) or with more colours so you can produce higher quality prints if you have the 7 / 8 colour set up. You do also have the white ink or metallic ink option on the VS-300i which if you want to produce a wider range of applications (window graphics etc) means the VSi is more suited.

At the end of the day it comes down to what your key requirements are - budget, flexibility of application, speed or image quality - and you won't regret either machine, but it might be that with an SP-300i you reach it's limitations sooner than the VS-300i and you'll be looking to see what the next step is. With the VS-300i, it will suit you that little bit longer and could be a better investment in the long run, if a little more expensive up front.

Hope this helps and if you have any further questions feel free to let me know.

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Re: SP300i vs VS300i

Post by mikey » Thu Aug 28, 2014 3:09 pm

thanks for that am convinced now......

going to go for the VS and see if i can get a good deal on the VS-300i or the VS-540i.

Watch this space!

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Re: SP300i vs VS300i

Post by Chris Martin » Thu Aug 28, 2014 3:35 pm

Hi Mikey,

The VS-i is a great machine, it's become our most popular model so I'm sure you won't be disappointed.
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Re: SP300i vs VS300i

Post by mikey » Thu Aug 28, 2014 6:42 pm

Al little birdie has told me that there is some deals next week ,Sep offers.

So hopefully something good there or scour the market for showroom model offers with lots of ink.....

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Re: SP300i vs VS300i

Post by sawdust » Tue Sep 02, 2014 8:19 am

Always Always Alllllwways go for the bigger one you will not regret it :ugeek: I have the 540i and the extra length is so important
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Re: SP300i vs VS300i

Post by mikey » Tue Sep 02, 2014 12:17 pm

Dear Roland......

When can we anticipate the amazing Sept offers for your awesome kit??

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Re: SP300i vs VS300i

Post by Chris Martin » Tue Sep 02, 2014 4:08 pm

You may want to keep an eye out tomorrow ;)
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Re: SP300i vs VS300i

Post by mikey » Mon Sep 15, 2014 4:08 pm

oh well .....nothing happening yet!

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