LINX 7900 - Spectrum

The Linx 7900 Spectrum - Pigment Ink Printer

  The Linx 7900 Spectrum is a pigment ink printer for coding and marking on dark or light surfaces that require high contrast characters.

  Linx’s pigmented inks are ideal for coding onto dark or colored surfaces and provide clear durable codes which last for years. This makes the printer an ideal solution for product identification of wire cabling and extrusions.

  Reduce code errors and increase your productivity, with a range of automated features:

QuickSwitch® Plus

  Automated code setup using a barcode scanner, or data from a PC or PLC.

Sets date offset.

Reduce your coding errors and speed up product changeovers.

PrintSync® automated print format selection

Automatically selects the best message type according to the line speed – for optimum print quality.

Simplifies code setup.

Print History log

Records number of codes printed and stoppages Accurate record of line output – no more manual logging Measure line performance against your targets; accurately meet customer order volumes Up to 400 separate print sessions can be logged

Reducing the need for maintenance, the Linx 7900 Spectrum has an ink system and printhead that is specially designed to work reliably with highly pigmented inks.

This continuous inkjet pigment printer is versatile, with the ability to print up to 3 lines of text, graphics and logos as standard. There is even an additional option to print up to 5 lines of text if you require.

Linx also offers its Insight® software to help you take control of your production line. Using this innovative product you can monitor your pigment printer from a smart phone, and even download or upload messages from a PC. And all this comes at no extra cost, requiring only internet access and an ethernet connection to the printer.

Simple printer control

Remote printer monitor and control with Linx Insight

Quick code changes using a barcode scanner and QuickSwitch® software

Easy transfer of messages between printers with a standard USB port or using Linx Insight

Lowest running costs

Low solvent consumption, with no mechanical stirrers or expensive factory air Minimal parts changed at scheduled services – no expensive ink system assemblies to replace, so no hidden costs

Increased production uptime

Automatic and thorough cleaning of the printhead and conduit at every shutdown. Linx’s unique FullFlush® system ensures reliable startups Fast mistake proof refills with the SureFill® system

Extra features – as standard

Ethernet port 3 line printing
Data Matrix 2D codes
RS232 connectivity
External single stage alarm output
Connectivity for product detectors and shaft encoders

Technical Specification

Printing capability

Up to 5 lines of text, graphics, logos, barcodes
3 lines as standard
Maximum print speed of 7.28m/s (for single line of code)
Print heights from 2.1mm to 13.8mm
Inverse Image barcodes and text e.g. white on black
Rotated character (tower) printing
Dynamic reverse/invert printing for traversing lines
Data Matrix 2D codes

Programming facilities

Linx Insight remote printer control and status view
Programmable pre-set ink mix times
Simple menu-driven WYSIWYG message creation and editing
QuickSwitch® Plus message selection and editing using a barcode scanner
PrintSync automated print format selection
Print History log

Physical characteristics

Curved stainless steel casing with minimal dirt traps
IP65 (dust proof) rating as standard
Weighs only 24kg
No factory air required

Key Benefits

Ideal for coding onto dark or coloured surfaces such as rubber and plastic extrusions
High opacity inks range for clear, durable codes
Automatic code setup features built-in - for quicker, error-free coding
Prints up to 5 lines of text, graphics, logos and Data Matrix 2D codes
Print speeds of up to 1433 feet per minute
Remote printer monitoring and control with Linx Insight remote web interface, for mistake-free coding