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          Universal Inkjet PrinterMK-U series

          Universal inkjet printer



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          Normal ink type

          Touch panel console


          PC software

          MK-HB2 (MK-BUILDER2)*1

          Character height

          1 to 12 mm 0.04" to 0.47"

          Ink model

          Standard ink MK-10

          Ink color


          Maximum number of printable lines


          Dot configuration (vertical)

          5, 7, 9, 10, 12, 14, 16, 24, 32 dots


          Original, Mincho, Gothic

          Character type

          Alphabetic characters, numbers, katakana, hiragana, symbols, kanji (JIS levels 1 and 2), Chinese (GB2312), Latin characters, logotypes, custom characters (fonts created by users)


          CODE39, ITF, NW7 (Codabar), 2of5, CODE128, JAN/UPC, check digit addition function (except for 2of5)

          2D code

          QR code models 1 and 2, micro QR, DataMatrix (ECC200), GS1 DataMatrix

          Head distance

          15 mm 0.59" (24 dots or less), 20 mm 0.79" (25 dots or more), 35 mm 1.38"

          Head direction

          All directions

          Positioning guide

          Guide printing, guide beam emission

          Max. printing speed

          2525 characters/s*2

          Print data registration

          500 settings

          Memory card

          USB memory device*3


          Automatic calendar, expiration date, hold printing for desired time, automatic counter, 2- to 36-number system counter, automatic operation, character direction setting (90, 180, 270 degrees), double-width character, logo creation, font creation, character height and width adjustment, sensor pass filter, workpiece-stop alarm, constant number setting at input, barcode comparison setting switch, automatic setting switch at print completion (group printing), terminal block monitor, communication buffer, error level change

          Maintenance function

          Automatic nozzle cleaning, ink draining, internal cleaning, jet operation (nozzle and gutter suction, intermittent spraying), error display, error history, maintenance history, internal path monitor, maintenance guidance, error clearing guidance, auto-shower, sleep mode, path recovery

          Input (NPN/PNP)

          Printing start, encoder (A, B), setting number selection, setting number switching, printing start disabling, printing stop, printing direction switching, counter/group reset, counter increase (startup), counter decrease (shut down), error clearing

          Output (NPN/PNP)

          Error, caution, printing ready, setting switch ready, busy (printing), printing complete, counter complete (image capture trigger), service power supply (24 V)

          Console display language

          English, Japanese, Chinese, Portuguese, Spanish, Thai


          RS-232C, Ethernet (100Base-TX/10Base-T)

          Print head cable length

          4 m 13.1'

          Console cable length


          Power voltage

          100 to 240 VAC ±10 %, 50/60 Hz

          Power consumption

          190 VA

          Environmental resistance

          Enclosure rating


          Ambient temperature

          0 to +45 °C 32 to 113 °F

          Storage temperature

          -10 to +60 °C 14 to 140 °F (No condensation)

          Relative humidity

          0 to 90 % RH


          Stainless steel


          465 × 388 × 499 mm 18.31" × 15.28" × 19.65" (W × D × H)



          30.2 kg


          1.9 kg

          *1 Supported OS: Windows Vista/7/8 (Windows is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation.)
          *2 5-dot character, 1-line printing with 1-dot character spacing
          *3 Usable size: 65 × 25 × 18 mm 2.56" × 0.98" × 0.71" (W × D × H) max.
          *4 The print head does not support this ingress protection rating. For details on its installation, see the instruction manual.

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