Continuous Inkjet
Videojet® 1220
Simpler operation. Less maintenance.
Superior print quality. The Videojet 1220
is engineered to keep your line up and
running longer.
Designed for customers who print six to eight hours per
day, five days per week, the Videojet 1220 Continuous
Inkjet printer provides up to 9,000 hours of production
before required preventive maintenance. The 1220 is
specifically designed to meet basic coding and
production applications across a wide range of
substrates. It is ideal for single to multiple shift
applications, operating at moderate line speeds.
Uptime Advantage
Code Assurance
• Advanced core technology includes all ink system filters and
common wear parts
• Multiple password protected access levels to system control
menus help avoid unintentional input errors
• Intervals of up to 9,000 hours between preventive maintenance
• Storable print messages with pre-set and calculated fields
minimize required user input
• Auto cleaning printhead for fast start-ups, even after extended
• Optional internal air pump eliminates need for external air,
minimizing potential for contaminants to enter the ink stream
Built-in productivity
• Ideal solution for a range of slow to moderate speed applications
• Print 1 to 5 lines of print for a range of coding needs
• Smart CartridgeTM fluid delivery system to virtually eliminate spills
and help ensure the correct fluids are being used
Simple usability
• Bright display with WYSIWYG and function keys for easy operation
• Store up to 100 complex messages for easy recall – store even
more messages using a standard USB memory stick
• User levels to separate operation from installation and
Videojet® 1220
Continuous Inkjet
Line speed capability
Can print 1 to 5 lines of print at speeds of up to 533 fpm (162.5mpm) (10 characters per inch, single line of print)
Font matrix configuration
Single-line: 5x5, 5x7, 7x9, 8x12, 11x16, 17x24, 25x34
Twin-line: 5x5, 5x7, 7x9, 8x12, 11x16
Tri-line: 5x5, 5x7, 7x9
Quad-line: 5x5, 5x7
Five-line: 5x5
Linear bar codes
UPC A&E; EAN 8 & 13; Code 128 A, B & C;
UCC/EAN 128; Code 39; Code 93; Interleaved 2 of 5
DataMatrix codes
Heated printhead
Diameter: 1.6” (41.3mm)
Length: 9.5” (241.0mm)
Printhead umbilical
Ultra flexible
Length: 6.56’ (2m)
Diameter: 0.91” (23mm)
Bend radius: 4.0” (101.6mm)
Make-up fluid consumption
As low as 2.4ml per hour
Fluids containers
10x10, 12x12, 14x14, 16x16, 18x18, 20x20, 24x24, 34x34
Ink Smart Cartridge™ 0.793 qt. (750ml)
Make-Up Smart Cartridge 0.793 qt. (750ml)
Nominal character height
Temperature/humidity range
Selectable from 0.079” (2mm) to 0.40” (10mm), depending on font
Throw distance
Optimal: 0.472” (12mm)
Range: 0.197” (5mm) to 0.591” (15mm)
Membrane style with tactile feedback, including 72 numeric, alphabetic, and special
function keys. PC-style layout to approximate international PC convention.
320x240 Bright blue backlit 5.7” LCD display.
WYSIWYG onscreen message editing
Custom logo/graphics
Can be created by individual user on printer or PC with optional Videojet Logo Creator
Character sets
American, Arabic, Bulgarian, Chinese, East European, European, Greek, Hebrew,
Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Japanese/Kanji, Japanese/Katakana, Korean, Russian,
Simplified Chinese, Scandinavian, Thai, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, Vietnamese
32°F to 122°F (0°C to 50°C)
0% to 90% RH non-condensing
With selected inks; actual installation may require additional hardware based on production
environment conditions
Electrical requirements
Nominal supply power 100-120 / 200-240 VAC at 50/60 Hz., 120 W
Approximate weight
Unpacked and dry: 39.68lbs. (18kg)
Positive air pump
Dry air kit for high humidity (requires plant air)
Product detect, relay, RS 485 expansion board
RS232, encoder, beacon expansion board
9.8-foot (3 m) umbilical
60 or 70 micron nozzle
Food grade version
90 degree printhead
Wide range of accessories
Languages and interface options
English, Arabic, Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French,
German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean,
Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Simple Chinese, Spanish,
Swedish, Thai, Traditional Chinese, Turkish and Vietnamese
Message storage
100 complex messages; unlimited storage using USB
Standard USB with logo and memory backup features
Environmental protection
IP55; stainless steel cabinet
Call +91 75060 01861
or visit
Videojet Technologies (I) Pvt. Ltd.
Unit 101 / 102, Rupa Solitaire,
Building No. A-1, Sector -1,
Millennium Business Park, Mahape,
Navi Mumbai - 400710,
Maharasthra, India
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Videojet Technologies Inc.’s policy is one of continued product improvement. We reserve the right to alter design and/or specifications without notice.
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