C80 Series. Next-generation marking and coding.    
  High speed. Non-contact. Continuous inkjet printing systems    

BestCode Industrial Marking and Coding Systems print best by, lot code, sell by, expiration codes, and other identifying marks and codes on industrial and consumer goods to ensure product traceability.

  • Extremely versatile in printing on all substrates with instantaneous dry time
  • Ideal for best before dates, barcodes, lot codes and traceability.
  • Bulk ink system with no waste.
  • Throw distance of 6-25 mm.
  • High volume applications.
  • Print on corrugated cases, plastics, metals, glass, wood and many other substrates.
5 Year Warranty - Designed for basic applications, targeted at applications printing 1 or 2 lines of text, with 1-2 shifts per day, 5 days per week – 1000-2000 hour annual operation, with slower production line speeds.
Designed for high-speed applications, targeted at applications printing 1, 2, or 3 lines of text with 1-2 shifts per day, 5 days per week – 2000-4000 hour annual operation, with high-speed production line speeds.
Designed for high speed / high use applications, targeted at applications printing 1, 2, 3, or 4 lines of text, with 2-3 shifts per day, 5-7 days per week 6000-8000 hour annual operation, with high-speed production line speeds.
392mm W (15.4") x 493mm H (19.4") 318mm (12.5") W x 493mm H (19.4") 227.7 W (9") x 38.1 H (1.5")
Printhead Continuous Ink Jet (CIJ) Technology, Single Printhead Control
User Interface 10.4” (264mm) Color LCD, Touch Screen, Icon based - Graphical User Interface (GUI)
Lines of Print
1-2 Lines, 16 pixel 1-3 Lines, 25 pixel 1-4 Lines, 32 pixel
Print Fonts
          5, 7, 9, 12, 16            5, 7, 9, 12, 16, 19, 25     5, 7, 9, 12, 16, 19, 25, 32
Electronic Hardware 32 Bit ARM 9, 208 Mhz Processor
Storage 4GByte Solid State Drive, 16 MByte Flash, 128 MByte RAM, USB Interface (thumb drive)
Machine Interface
          RS232               RS232            RS232, Ethernet
Inputs 1 Photocell, 1 Photocell or Programmable Input, 1 Shaft Encoder, 8 Programmable – Field programmable input, remote message selection option – 256 possible selections
Outputs 4 Programmable Alarms (open collector,150mA sink), 1 Programmable Dry Contact RelayExternal Power (+24VDC 500mA)
Enclosure Stainless Steel Enclosure
Ingress Protection
IP55 IP55 IP65
Filter Life
2,000 hours 4,000 hours 8,000 hours
Operating Environment Temperature: 32°—122° F (0°—50° C), % Relative Humidity: 10—90% (non condensing)
Electrical Requirements Auto Ranging: 100—240 VAC (3 Amp), Frequency: 50—60Hz, Power Consumption: 50 watts
Compliance CE Certified, RoHS Compliant
Message/Code Creation Dynamic Message Storage (over 1000 Messages), WYSIWYG Message Editing, Drag/Drop Field Based Formatting, Multi-National (Unicode) Character Printing, Download Fonts, Integrated Font Editor, Real and Expiration Time and Date, Shift and Rollover Functions,Product and Batch Counting, Download Graphics and Integrated Editor, Continuous and Repeat Print Capability
Operation Features Icon Based Operation, Single Button Start, Single Button Stop/Power Off Password Security, Automatic Diagnostics, Error and Activity Logs, Service Reminders, Backup / Restore Functions, Downloadable Software Updates, Multiple Operator Languages, Download Language Translations
Ink Delivery SmartFill™ Ink Bottle: 32oz (946ml), SmartFill™ Solvent Bottle: 32oz (946ml)
Fluid Capacity Ink Capacity: 68oz (2 liter), Solvent Capacity: 102oz (3 liters)
Ink Types Quick Dry to Immediate, Full Range — MEK, Ethanol, Acetone
Ink Colors Black, Red, Blue, Green, Yellow, White, Invisible (UV Readable)
Specialty Systems
                               —                                                                —                                C88S micro, C88S pigment, C88S food
Printhead Umbilical 10 Feet (3 Meter) *other options on request
Printing Printhead Orientation - Omni Directional
Image Height Adjustable: .025” (.6mm) - .5” (12mm)
Throw Distance Non-contact printing ¼” (6mm) – 1” (25mm) throw distance
Print Speed Capability
600 ft/minute (196M/min) 1500 ft/minute (470M/min) 1500 ft/minute (470M/min)
Weight 45 lbs (20kg)
Optional Accessories Alarm Beacon, Photocells, Mountings, Shaft Encoder, Positive Air Kit (for high dust), Printhead Wash Station