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Thermal Transfer Overprinter - Linx TT5/TT10

The Linx TT5 Thermal Transfer Overprinter has a standard ribbon width (up to 55mm) and is particularly suitable for printing best before dates and batch codes. The Linx TT10 Thermal Transfer Overprinter, with its wider ribbon (up to 110mm) is perfect for printing longer messages such as ingredients, logos and marketing information.

Both models are ideal for a wide variety of applications, especially within the snack food, confectionery and pharmaceutical sectors. The Linx TT5 Thermal Transfer Overprinter is also available with IP55/65 protection for use in washdown environments.
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Linx TT5/TT10 Thermal Transfer Overprinter Features

  • The Linx TT5/ TT10 Thermal Transfer Overprinter use motors rather than clutches to control ribbon tension, minimising the risk of ribbon breaks
  • The ribbon cassette design ensures that changing ribbons is quick and simple
  • Less maintenance and faster ribbon changeover means increased uptime
  • The Linx TT5 Thermal Transfer Overprinter has a 1000m ribbon, resulting in fewer ribbon changes and increased production line efficiency
  • Performance
  • General Features
  • Programming
  • Input/Output
  • Downloads/PDFs
  • Dimensionals
    Linx TT5 Thermal tansfer Overprinter and TT5 Washdown
  • Unique solid-state ribbon drive
  • Intermittent motion
  • Continuous motion
  • Printhead - 55mm, 300dpi, 12 dots/mm
  • Print area - intermittent motion mode - 53mm (W) x 75mm (L)
  • Print area - continuous motion mode - 53mm (W) x 135mm (L)
  • Ribbon width - 20mm - 55mm
  • Maximum ribbon length - 1000 metres
  • Print speed - intermittent motion mode - 50mm/sec - 800mm/sec
  • Print speed - continuous motion mode - 0mm/sec - 1000mm/sec
  • Cable length between printer and controller - 3 metres

  • Linx TT10 Thermal Transfer Overprinter
  • Unique solid-state ribbon drive
  • Intermittent motion
  • Continuous motion
  • Printhead - 110mm, 300dpi, 12 dots/mm
  • Print area - intermittent motion mode - 107mm (W) x 75mm (L)
  • Print area - continuous motion mode - 107mm (W) x 200mm (L)
  • Ribbon width - 55mm - 110mm
  • Maximum ribbon length - 600 metres
  • Print speed - intermittent motion mode - 50mm/sec - 700mm/sec
  • Print speed - continuous motion mode - 0mm/sec - 800mm/sec
  • Cable length between printer and controller - 3 metres
  • 8.4” TFT SVGA (800 x 600) touch screen operator interface
  • Full-colour LCD touch panel interface - WYSIWYG print preview
  • Clutchless bi-directional ribbon drive
  • Simple ribbon webbing
  • 3 levels of password protection
  • On-board diagnostics
  • On-board memory, compact ash and/or expansion card
  • O-line set up and parameter storage
  • Multiple operator languages
  • Job selection and database support as standard

  • Physical characteristics
  • Air supply - 6 Bar, 90psi, uncontaminated. 1.0ml/cycle (max)
  • Humidity range - 85% max
  • Power supply - 90-264V
  • Operating temperature - 5° – 40°C
  • IP55 environmental protection rating (EN 60529:1991/IEC60529:1989) - TT5 Washdown Controller
  • IP65 environmental protection rating (EN 60529:1991/IEC60529:1989) - TT5 Washdown Printer
  • Linx CLARiSOFT ® image design software
  • Full downloadable font support for Windows TrueType (including multiple languages and Unicode support)
  • Fixed, variable and merged text fields
  • Link fields to databases
  • Flexible date/time formats
  • Formats for shift coding
  • Field orientation 0°, 90°, 180°, 270°
  • Mirror image printing, image rotation
  • Real time clock functions
  • Auto best before date calculation and concession management
  • Scaleable text including rotation, mirror and inverse printing
  • Multiple graphic formats supported – any size up to maximum print area
  • Barcodes EAN 8, EAN 13, UPC-A, UPC-E Code 39, EAN128, Code 128, ITF, PDF417, Data Matrix QR Model 2, RSS (including 2D composite codes)
  • Text blocks
  • Auto incrementing/decrementing text, counters and barcodes
  • Basic shape drawing
    • User congurable drop down lists elds
  • 512MB message store memory
  • Ribbon save functionality (3 types)
  • External inputs ( fully software configurable) - 3 PNP inputs
  • External outputs (fully software congurable) - 2 relay outputs and 2 PNP +24V outputs
  • RS232
  • Ethernet
  • USB memory stick support
  • Binary and ASCII comms protocols and Windows drivers
  • Host PC Mode (remote database) using Linx CLARiNET ® (optiponal)
  • Linx CLARiNET ® coder independent network management software (optional)
  • Master/slave unit - link up to four coders to a single controller and user interface (optional)
  • Web server capability – Fully integrate user interface into packaging machinery (optional)
  • ZPL emulation for label design programs (optional)

  • Ribbon Range
  • Wax / Resin ink
  • Resin ink
  • Range of colours available on request
    Linx SL101 Spec Sheet
  • LinxTT5/TT10 Thermal Tansfer Overprinter Spec Sheet
    Linx TT5/TT10
  • Linx TT5/TT10 Thermal Transfer Overprinter dimensional drawings