Squid Ink CoPilot 500 High Resolution Outer Case Coding

Squid Ink CoPilot 500 Turbo

High Resolution Outer Case Coding

Squid Ink's CoPilot 500 Turbo printing system is designed to print superior quality hi-resolution with up to 2.8" of print height per printhead and the ability to run up to 2 printheads from one controller. The CoPilot 500 offers a versatile, yet cost effective solution for your coding and marking applications.

The CoPilot 500 Turbo is designed to meet the harsh demands of your application. The printer features a durable touchscreen, industrial strength print head construction, and simple ink delivery system for industrial applications. You can be confident that CoPilot 500 Turbo’s rugged design will withstand the most abusive industrial environments while providing superior quality print. The CoPilot 500 Turbo also features a large 500ml cartridge. The generous ink volume allows users to keep their line running, reducing downtime and maximizing ROI.

The CoPilot 500 Turbo controller features increased processing power to print the messages you want, when you want to print them. Faster GUI response time and near immediate message rendering times allow the equipment to keep up with demands of your fast-paced manufacturing environment.

Capabilities & Features

Print Technology - Piezo impulse printhead technology

Maximum Print Height - 2.8" (7.1 cm) per printhead, 5.6" (14.2 cm) total

Vertical Print Resolution - 185 dpi capable of printing razor-sharp graphics, small character text, and scannable bar codes

Horizontal Print Resolution - 205 dpi

Print Speed - CoPilot 500 (oil-based) 205 ft/min; CoPilot 500HS (oil-based) 300 ft/min; CoPilot 500 (solvent-based) 150 ft/min

Time & Date - Internal real time clock with battery back-up

Product Sensor - External diffuse beam photocell standard

Communication Interface - One USB host and one Ethernet input

Touchscreen - 4.3" (10.9 cm) full color touchscreen display

Ink Cartridge Volume - 500ml cartridge or bag

Low Ink Indicator - Status alert on touchscreen, LED light beacon optional

Substrate Capabilities - Porous or non-porous surfaces

Operating Environment - 34°F - 104°F (1° - 40°C) oil-based; 62°F – 100°F (17° – 37°C) solvent-based

Electrical Requirements - 100 - 240 VAC, 50/60 Hz

Agency Certifications - CE, TUV, FCC

Application Versatility

The system is capable of running oil-based or solvent-based inks to print up to 5.6" (2.8" from a single head) of hi-resolution characters, razor-sharp text, scannable bar codes, and great looking logos at 180 dpi. For non-porous applications, users have the option of utilizing Squid Ink's solvent-based ink to print on a variety of non-porous products like coated cartons, polystyrene, and more. The PZ-1000 ink for porous substrates offers ultra-low maintenance, eliminating the need for auto-priming functions and offering better ink utilization than competitive systems.

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