CoPilot 256’s 4.3-in full color touchscreen provides access to the system’s internal messages and print functions. Messages are created and edited on the company’s easy-to-use Orion PC software and transferred via Ethernet or USB device. For larger applications, a almost unlimited number of CoPilot 256 printing systems can be connected via Ethernet and controlled through one central Orion print station.
The system is capable of running oil-based or solvent-based inks to print up to 2.8-in (1.4-in from a single head) of hi-resolution characters, text, scannable bar codes, and logos at 185 dpi. For non-porous applications, users have the option of using Squid Ink’s solvent-based inks for printing on a variety of products like coated cartons, plastics, glass, shrink wrap, metals, and more. PZ-1000 ink for porous substrates offers low-maintenance performance, eliminating the need for auto-priming functions and offering better ink utilization than competitive systems, according to the company.
Designed to meet harsh conditions the CoPilot 256 features a durable touchscreen, industrial strength print-head construction, and print engines designed for industrial applications. not office applications.
The CoPilot also features a 500ml cartridge or bag ink system.