PZ Pilot Plus

The PZ Pilot Plus hi-resolution ink jet printing system offers a simple alternative for your case coding and product marking applications. PZ Pilot Plus is capable of printing up to 8 lines of print, for a total of up to 1.4" of print height on virtually any substrate. With 256 addressable jets, the PZ Pilot Plus boasts 180 dpi for printing logos, barcodes, text and more.

Features:

  • 180 dpi resolution provides razor-sharp clarity
  • Heavy-duty cabinetry and printhead bracketry ensure continuous operation in the most abusive industrial environments
  • Proven piezo technology ensures uptime and keeps maintenance costs to a minimum
  • Two models: oil-based for porous surfaces or solvent-based for non-porous surfaces
  • Designed for continuous operation in abusive environments
  • Print vertical or horizontal on a variety of substrates
  • Up to 8 lines of text per message with the ID3 handheld; up to 16 lines with Imagemaster PC software
  • Store up to 128 internal messages, or an unlimited amount with Imagemaster software

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Technical Specifications
Printer Type Piezo impulse printhead technology
Maximum print height 1.4” (3.6 cm) per printhead
Vertical print resolution 185 dpi capable of printing razor- sharp graphics, small characters and scannable bar codes
Horizontal print resolution 200 dpi
Print speed Up to 200 feet/min. (61 m/min.) @ 200 dpi
Time & date Internal real time clock with battery back-up
Product sensor Reflective type standard; proximity, thru-beam or other type optional
Communication interface System includes three female DB-9 connectors for photocell, encoder, input device or other RS-232 device, one male DB-9 connector for laser scanner, auto data or alarm out feature, and one ethernet port for PC or network connection
Communication interface System includes three female DB-9 connectors for photocell, encoder, input device or other RS-232 device, one male DB-9 connector for laser scanner, auto data or alarm out feature, and one ethernet port for Horizontal print resolution Print speed Time & date Product sensor User interface PC or network connection
Controller Dimensions 10.6″ (26.9cm) L x 6.25″ (15.9cm) W x 2.5″ (6.4cm) H
Ink system 500ml cartridge, mechanical purge bulb, simple ink system design features no moving parts
Substrate capabilities Porous or Non-Porous surfaces
Electrical requirements 220/240 VAC, 50/60 Hz
Operating environment 34°F - 104°F (1°C - 40°C)
Cabinet construction Anodized aluminum, splash-proof design features gasket seals and protected data connections
PZ Pilot Software Specification
Software features Counter, lot counter, 24-hour clock, 8-or 12-hour programmable shift code, Julian date, 3-letter month name,3-letter weekday name, expiration date, expiration month, expiration day, expiration year, expiration Julian date, print delay, head speed, photocell on/off, invert print, reverse print, bold print, programmable user data fields, extended expiration date (10-year offset)
Message capability Up to 8 lines of text per message with ID3 handheld terminal; up to 16 with ImageMaster PC software
Number of messages Up to 128 messages with ID3 handheld terminal; unlimited with ImageMaster PC software
Message length Up to 220 characters per message standard, up to 120 inches using ImageMaster software
Fonts Three resident fonts standard (Arial®, Courier® and Lucida®); additional fonts can be loaded with ImageMaster software
Text sizes Nine resident font sizes ranging from .06″ (1.6mm) to 1.4″ (36mm) tall
Printing features Reverse, invert, inverse, rotate, repeat, variable print density
Bar codes UPC-A and SCC-14 resident, additional bar codes can be downloaded with ImageMaster software
Logos Logos can be downloaded with ImageMaster software
Ink usage Automatically calculated for each message