Mitsubishi ceases product development

Mitsubishi Electric who currently in 2020 had over a 50% world market share in the Dye Sublimation Printer and Systems market has announced they have ceased production of all their printer range. In a communication from the company they said

We regret to inform you that Mitsubishi Electric Corporation has concluded that the production of all of our printers and systems will be discontinued by March 2022. Of course, we, Mitsubishi Electric Europe, B.V., will continue service, technical support and media supply (paper and ink) during the period of use, with a target end of service date of 31st March 2030.

Mitsubishi Electric

System Insight has been authorised resellers, and an authorised service centre for a number of years, and it is with great sadness that we announce this news. We’d like to confirm that System Insight will service and support these printers for many years to come.

What does it mean for Mitsubishi users?