The Viper Thermal Inkjet Printer
Squid Ink’s Viper™ thermal inkjet printer utilizes revolutionary Funai® technology to print superior quality hi-resolution characters on porous or non-porous surfaces. With up to 0.5” (12.7mm) of print height per printhead, the Viper offers a versatile, yet cost-effective solution for your coding and marking applications.
Designed for Your Application
Viper TIJ utilizes performance no-mess ink cartridges to print up to 600 dpi hi-resolution codes on a variety of porous and non-porous surfaces, coated and non-coated stocks, plastic, polystyrene, films, foils, metals, glass, and several other porous or non-porous substrates. The Viper is ideal for users looking to print permanent marks that dry in seconds on glossy cartons, cases, trays, plastic containers, and more
The Viper TIJ printing system features a 8.9” full-color touchscreen PC that gives users access to the printer’s internal messages and print functions. The touchscreen allows users to create and edit messages using Squid Ink’s intuitive Sirius™ PC software. It is ideal for users who want message creation and editing functionality on the production floor or in the office. For users that print on many different products, the system features 2GB of storage allowing users to program and save thousands of messages for easy retrieval. Best of all, the Viper includes advanced software out of the box that allows users to print date codes, lot numbers, bar codes and more.
Time & Date – Full time and date functionality including expiration date and Julian Dates
Item Numbering – Automatic counters for daily production and lot numbering
Shift Codes – Programmable shift codes with automatic rollover
Bar Codes – All standard 1D bar codes included; 2D bar codes require optional Pro software upgrade
Fonts – Arial and Arial Bold resident fonts for use in variable data elements; static elements in any Windows® TrueType font
Logos – Most image files supported with Sirius software
Printing Features – Reverse, invert, rotate, repeat; print on/off button
Message Length – Up to 39” (1m) standard; up to 157” (4m) optional
Message Storage Space – 2GB storage space
Ink Usage – Shown in Sirius software
User Data Prompts – Prompts for user input at start of print job by manual input on touchscreen
Languages – English, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Spanish
Print Technology – Thermal inkjet technology from Funai
Maximum Print Height – 0.5” (12.7mm) per printhead
Vertical Print Resolution – 300 or 600 dpi capable of printing razorsharp graphics, small character text, and scannable bar codes
Horizontal Print Resolution – 50 dpi to 900 dpi
Print Speed – Up to 197 fpm (60 m/min) at 300 dpi standard; up to 787 fpm (240 m/min) at 300 dpi optionall
Time & Date – Internal real time clock with battery back-up
Product Sensor – Internal photocell standard; external photocell or encoder optional
Communication Interface – One USB host, one Ethernet input, one 15-pin D-sub serial port for power/external photocell/encoder
Touchscreen – 8.9” (22.6 cm) full color touchscreen PC with Windows 10 Operating System; pre-loaded with Sirius™ software; includes mounting bracket with swivel arm and USB cable
Conveyor Mounting Bracket – Provides stable mount to conveyor or other material handling equipment
Ink Cartridge Volume – 46ml cartridge
Ink Low Indicator – Status alert on touchscreen and printer
Ink Formulations – Solvent and aqueous inks
Substrate Capabilities – Porous or non-porous surfaces
Electrical Requirements – 100 – 240 VAC, 50/60 Hz
Operating Environment – 41°F – 104°F (5° – 40°C)
Agency Certifications – CE
Encoder – For operation with variable speed conveyors
External Photocell Scanner – For use in place of internal photocell
2D Bar Code Capability – Ability to print 2D bar codes at Pro software level
Database Capability – Ethernet communication protocol for external communication at Pro software level
Software Upgrades – Advanced version (standard); optional Pro or Ultimate version upgrades for higher speed, increased message length, and additional features
Print on a variety of porous or non-porous surfaces including wood, coated and non-coated corrugate, polystyrene, films, foils, and more.
Viper’s quick-change Funai ink cartridges keep your printer running to maximize your production.
Print up to 0.5” (12.7mm) of razor sharp logos, barcodes, text, and more at 600 DPI print resolution.
Create and edit messages on the production floor with Viper’s 8.9” full-color touchscreen.