Squid Ink CoPilot Inkjet Printer

Squid Ink’s CoPilot uses proven Xaar piezo technology to print up to .7” of hi-resolution characters, razor-sharp text, scannable bar codes, and great looking logos at 185 dpi and a 4.3″ full color touchscreen provides access to the system’s internal messages and print functions.

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The CoPilot Hi-Resolution Printing System

Squid Ink’s CoPilot uses proven Xaar piezo technology to print up to .7” of hi-resolution characters, razor-sharp text, scannable bar codes, and great looking logos at 185 dpi and a 4.3″ full color touchscreen provides access to the system’s internal messages and print functions. Messages are created and edited on Squid Ink’s easy-to-use Orion™ PC Software and transferred via Ethernet or USB device. For larger applications, multiple CoPilot printing systems can be connected via Ethernet or wirelessly and controlled through one central Orion print station.

The Competitive advantage

Squid Ink introduces the CoPilot ™ printing system, a feature-rich hi-resolution printing system available at an entry level price. Squid Ink’s CoPilot printing system offers several advantages over competitive HP or Lexmark – based printing systems. With the CoPilot, users can expect 30% larger print, increased throw distance, 5 times larger ink volume, the ability to upgrade to a 2nd printhead, and much more

Printing Made Easy

CoPilot’s 4.3” full color touchscreen provides access to the system’s internal messages and print functions. Messages are created and edited on Squid Ink’s easy-to-use Orion™ PC Software and transferred via Ethernet or USB device. For larger applications, multiple CoPilot printing systems can be network connected via Ethernet or wirelessly and controlled through one central Orion print station.

 

The Squid Ink CoPilot hi-resolution industrial inkjet printer case coding and printing barcodes on a corrugated cardboard box

 

Premium print quality for razor-sharp logos, small character text and scannable bar codes.

The Squid Ink CoPilot 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.

 
The Squid Ink CoPilot hi-resolution industrial inkjet printer coding and marking on a non-porous vinyl substrate

 

CoPilot utilizes oil-based or solvent-based inks for printing on a wide range of porous and non-porous substrates.

The Squid Ink CoPilot hi-resolution industrial inkjet printer easy-to-use coding and marking touchscreen controller

 

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

 

 

Squid Ink CoPilot resolution industrial inkjet printer wireless tablet touchscreen controller

 

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

 

Benefits of the Squid Ink CoPilot

  • CoPilot uses proven Xaar piezo technology resulting in razor-sharp print
  • Available in either oil-based for porous applications or solvent-based for non-porous applications
  • Print up to .7″ of hi-resolution characters, razor-sharp text, scannable bar codes, and great looking logos at 185 dpi
  • 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
 
 
 

Squid Ink CoPilot System Specifications

  • Print Technology -Piezo impulse printhead technology
  • Maximum Print Height -.7” (1.8 cm) per printhead
  • Vertical Print Resolution – 185 dpi capable of printing razorsharp graphics, small character text and scannable bar codes
  • Horizontal Print Resolution – 205 dpi
  • Print Speed – Up to 135 feet/min. (41 m/min.) @ 205 dpi standard, optional high speed printhead up to 200 feet/min (60 m/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 – 200ml
  • Low Ink Indicator – Message alert on touchscreen; LED light beacon optional
  • Substrate Capabilities – Porous or Non-Porous surfaces
  • Electrical Requirements – 100 – 240 VAC, 50/60 Hz
  • Operating Environment – 34°F – 104°F (1° – 40°C)
  • Agency Certifications – CE, TUV

 

Squid Ink CoPilot 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
  • Logos – Most image files supported with Orion Graphical Interface Software
  • Printing Features – Reverse, invert, rotate, repeat, print on/off button
  • Message Length – Limited by substrate length – up to 180”
  • Number of Messages – 4GB storage space will store approximately 1000+ messages
  • Ink Usage – Shown 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

 

Squid Ink CoPilot Optional Accessories

  • High Speed Printhead – Up to 200 feet/min (60 m/min)
  • Encoder – For operation with variable speed conveyors
  • 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 height
  • Bar Code Laser Scanner -Allows scan and print message retrieval
  • External Light Beacon – Indicates low ink levels
  • Starter Kit – Includes ink, cleaner and flush solution, printhead wipes, hand cleaner and latex gloves
 
 
 

 

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