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Brand: Linx Printing Technologies Ltd
  • Operates without compressed air
  • Ribbon width of 33mm for basic batch code applications
  • Clutchless, bi-directional stepper motors delivering more prints per ribbon
  • Print intermittently or continuously – from one single unit
  • Minimal ribbon change intervals and increased production line efficiency with ribbon lengths up to 700 m
  • Intuitive touch screen user interface – with WYSIWYG – message creation is simple and error-free
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The Linx TT 500 thermal transfer overprinter provides an ideal printing solution onto flexible packaging across a wide variety of industrial applications. Designed to deliver a low total cost of ownership and increase your production line output, the Linx TT 500 printer is particularly suitable for printing consistent, error free best before dates, batch codes, barcodes, ingredients, logos and other product information.

Low total cost of ownership

  • Operates without compressed air reducing installation and operating costs while maintaining consistent print quality
  • Increased range of printers and ribbons to better meet your application and production line printing needs
  • Optimise ribbon usage with bi-directional stepper motors delivering more prints per ribbon

Increased uptime

  • Quick and easy ribbon change with a lightweight, simple, push button cassette system
  • Minimal ribbon change intervals and increased production line efficiency with ribbon lengths up to 700m
  • Optimal number of user maintainable parts that are easy

Ease of use

  • Easy to set and maintain print quality with electronic pressure control
  • Easy ribbon replacements with a simple cassette system designed to minimise errors
  • Easy printer operation delivered by a responsive, intuitive graphic user interfaceto replace



  • Intermittent and continuous mode in the same printer
  • Printhead characteristics: 32mm, 200dpi, 8 dots/mm
  • Print area - intermittent motion mode:Up to 32mm (W) x 47mm (L)
  • Print area - continuous motion mode: Up to 32mm (W) x 100mm (L)
  • Maximum throughput: 150 prints per minute
  • Ribbon width:20mm - 33mm
  • Maximum ribbon length:700m
  • Print speed* - intermittent motion mode: 50mm/sec - 300mm/sec
  • Print speed* - continuous motion mode: 40mm/sec - 500mm/sec
  • Cable length between printer and power supply unit: 3 metres (5m option)

General Features

  • 5.0” WVGA (800x480) LCD touch screen graphic user interface including WYSIWYG print preview
  • Clutchless bi-directional ribbon drive including ribbon consumption indicator and ribbon break/end of reel detection
  • Lightweight, simple, push button cassette design
  • On-board diagnostics including printhead health
  • 3 levels of password protection
  • Multiple operator languages

Programming and Printing Features

  • Linx CLARiSOFT® message design software
  • Full downloadable font support for Windows® TrueType® (including multiple languages and Unicode support)
  • Barcodes EAN-8, EAN-13, UPC-A, UPC-E and QR
  • Fixed/variable text and numeric fields
  • User enterable text and numeric fields
  • Auto incrementing/decrementing text, counters and barcodes
  • Basic shape drawing
  • Flexible date/time formats
  • Auto best before date calculation
  • Formats for shift coding
  • Multiple graphic formats supported -any size up to maximum print area
  • Field orientation 0°, 90°, 180°, 270°
  • Mirror image, image rotation, and inverse printing
  • Real time clock functions
  • User configurable drop down lists fields
  • Radial ribbon save functionality

Connections/Interfacing for

  • External inputs (fully software configurable): 2 PNP inputs
  • External outputs (fully software configurable): 2 relay outputs and 2 PNP +24v outputs
  • RS232
  • Ethernet
  • USB memory stick support
  • Binary and ASCII communications
  • Host PC Mode (remote database) using CLARiNET® (option)
  • Claricom CLARiNET® coder independent network management software (option)
  • Link up to four TT 500 printers to a single user interface

Physical Characteristics

  • Air supply: No compressed air required
  • Humidity range: 85% max
  • Power supply: 100 - 240VAC, 50/60Hz, 2A
  • Operating temperature: 0° - 40°C

Ribbon Range Options

  • Wax / Resin or Resin ink
  • Range of colours, lengths and widths

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