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CoPilot Max Turbo

Bigger Print, Better Print

Squid Ink’s CoPilot® Max Turbo printing system is designed to print superior quality hi-resolution characters on porous or non-porous surfaces. For applications that require immediate dry times on non-porous surfaces, the CoPilot Max Turbo also has the capability to run UV LED curable inks. With up to 2.8” of print height per printhead and the ability to run up to 2 printheads from one controller, the CoPilot Max Turbo offers a versatile, yet cost effective solution for your coding and marking applications.

Make Your Mark

The CoPilot Max Turbo lets users meet the GS1 barcode specification for less. CoPilot Max consumable costs are typically 1/10 of the cost of paper labels, and eliminate pre-printed cartons and SKUs of label inventory. Any way you look at it, Squid Ink’s CoPilot Max provides users with an affordable solution to meet their ink jet coding needs.

Affordable Product Coding

CoPilot Max Turbo utilizes Squid Ink’s revolutionary active ink system, allowing users the ability to tilt or rotate the printhead in any direction without making height adjustments to the ink supply. The system prints hi-resolution characters, razor-sharp text, scannable bar codes and great looking logos at up to 360 dpi, nearly twice the resolution of competitive printers in its class.

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 software

Printing Features – Reverse, invert, rotate, repeat; print on/off button

Message Length – Up to 42” (1.07 m)

Number of Messages – 1GB storage space will store approximately 1000+ messages

Ink Usage – Shown in Orion software

User Data Prompts – Prompts for user input at start of print job by manual input on touchscreen

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, Polish




Print Technology – Piezo impulse printhead technology

Maximum Print Height – 2.8” (7.1 cm) per printhead

Vertical Print Resolution – 360 dpi capable of printing razor-sharp graphics, small character text, and scannable bar codes

Horizontal Print Resolution – 150 dpi or 300 dpi

Print Speed – Up to 220 ft/min at 150 dpi; Up to 110 ft/min at 300 dpi

Time & Date – Internal real time clock with battery back-up

Product Sensor – External photocell or optional encoder

Communication Interface – One USB host and one

Ethernet input
Touchscreen – 4.3” (10.9 cm) full color touchscreen display

Ink Cartridge Volume – 500ml cartridge

Low Ink Indicator – Status alert on touchscreen, LED light beacon optional

Substrate Capabilities – Porous or non-porous surfaces

Electrical Requirements – 100 – 240 VAC, 50/60 Hz, 65W max

Operating Environment – 34°F – 104°F (1° – 40°C)
Agency Certifications – CE

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 height

Spring Loaded Printhead Bracket – Provides consistent throw distance with inconsistent boxes or products

Starter Kit – Includes ink, cleaner and flush solution, printhead wipes, hand cleaner and latex gloves

The CoPilot Max Turbo utilizes oil- based, solvent-based, or UV curable inks for printing on a wide range of porous or non-porous substrates.

Squid Ink’s proven inks and fluids are available in large 500ml no-mess cartridges.

CoPilot Max Turbo’s revolutionary active ink system allows conversion to downshooter mode in seconds.

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

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