CoPilot 500

he Squid Ink CoPilot 500 hi-resolution industrial inkjet printer printing large hi-resolution characters

The CoPilot 500 Hi-Resolution Printing System

Squid Ink’s CoPilot 500 printing system is designed to print superior quality hi-resolution characters 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.

Application Versatility

The system is capable of printing 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 185 dpi. Squid Ink’s PZ-1000 ink for porous substrates offers ultra-low maintenance, eliminating the need for auto-priming functions and offering darker print and better ink utilization than competitive systems.

Engineered For Maximum Uptime

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

 

The Squid Ink CoPilot 500 hi-resolution industrial inkjet printer touchscreen controller with easy message edit and message recall

A 4.3” full color touchscreen provides access to the systems internal messages and print functions.

The Squid Ink CoPilot 500 hi-resolution industrial inkjet printer running two printheads from one controller for a coding and marking application

Run up to two printheads from a single controller.

 

Squid Ink CoPilot 500 hi-resolution industrial inkjet printer wireless tablet touchscreen controller

Manage messages wirelessly using the optional 10.1” full color touchscreen with Orion Software

 

  • BENEFITS
  • SYSTEM
  • SOFTWARE
  • OPTIONAL ACCESSORIES
BENEFITS OF THE COPILOT 500

  • Run up to two 2.8″ print heads from a single controller
  • Print up to 2.8″ of hi-resolution characters, razor-sharp text, scannable bar codes, and great looking logos at 185 dpi per print head
  • CoPilot’s 4.3″ full color touchscreen provides access to the system’s internal messages and print functions
  • Compatible with Squid Ink’s easy-to-use Orion™ message creation PC software

SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS

  • 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 – Up to 205 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 surfaces
  • Electrical Requirements – 100 – 240 VAC, 50/60 Hz
  • Operating Environment – 34°F – 104°F (1° – 40°C)
  • Agency Certifications – CE, TUV, FCC

SOFTWARE SPECIFICATIONS

  • Time & Date – Full time and date functionality including expiration date and Julian Dates.
  • Item Numbering – Sixteen counters, one of which can be a daily counter and production counter
  • Shift Codes – Four programmable shift codes with automatic rollover
  • Bar Codes – All standard bar codes including 2D
  • Fonts – Arial, Arial Bold, Arial International, Arial Monospaced, Courier, Tahoma Bold and Lucida resident fonts for use in variable data elements. Static elements in any Windows® font Software
  • Logos – Most image files supported with Orion Graphical Interface Software
  • Printing Features – Reverse, invert, rotate, repeat. Print on/off button
  • Message Length – Up to 180” (4.5 m)
  • Number of Messages – 4GB storage space will store approximately 1000+ messages
  • Ink Usage – Show in Orion™ PC Software
  • User Data Prompts – Prompts for user input at start of print job by manual input on touchscreen
  • Bluetooth Connectivity – For connectivity with Bluetooth keyboards
  • Wireless Connectivity – For wireless connection between PC or tablet and printer controller
  • Database Capability – Ethernet communication protocol for external communication
  • Languages – English, Spanish, German, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Russian

OPTIONAL ACCESSORIES

  • Encoder – For operation with variable speed conveyors
  • Bar Code Laser Scanner – Allows scan and print message retrieval
  • External Light Beacon – Indicates low ink levels
  • Wireless USB Device and Router – For wireless connectivity
  • Windows Tablet – Pre-loaded with Orion software; includes mounting bracket with swivel arm, USB to ethernet cable and stylus
  • Conveyor Mounting Bracket – Provides stable mount to conveyor or other material handling equipment
  • Floorstand – Includes mounting brackets and legs with leveling feet; 59” (1.5m) total heights
  • Starter Kit – Includes ink, cleaner and flush solution, printhead wipes, hand cleaner and latex gloves