Continuous Inkjet

Videojet® 1520

Continuous Inkjet

Videojet® 1520

Simpler operation. Less maintenance. Superior print quality. The Videojet 1520 is engineered to keep your line up and running longer.
Designed for customers who print multiple shifts per
day, the Videojet 1520 Continuous Inkjet printer
provides up to 12,000hours of production before
required preventive maintenance. The 1520 is a highly
flexible platform specifically designed for medium
duty coding applications. Its advanced performance
features make it a benchmark performer for production
professionals across the globe.

Uptime Advantage

  • CleanFlowTM technology resists ink buildup that can cause
    ordinary inkjet printers to shut down
  • Long run time between preventive maintenance; up to
    12,000hour core life
  • Internal pump means no external air, minimizing potential for
    contaminants to enter ink stream
  • Auto cleaning printhead for fast start-ups, even after extended

Built-in productivity

  • Dynamic CalibrationTM adjusts jetting parameters automatically
    to help ensure high quality print
  • 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

Code Assurance

  • Multiple password protected access levels to system control
    menus help avoid unintentional input errors
  • Storable print messages with pre-set and calculated fields
    minimize required user input
  • Easy Videojet CLARiSOFT® and CLARiSUITE® integration allows
    for remote control of advanced code functionality

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® 1520

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Videojet® 1520

Continuous Inkjet


Line speed capability

Can print 1 to 5 lines of print at speeds of up to 914ft./min.
(278.6m/min.) (10 characters per inch, single line of print)

Font matrix configuration
Single-line: 5×5, 5×7, 7×9, 8×12, 11×16, 17×24, 25×34
Twin-line: 5×5, 5×7, 7×9, 8×12, 11×16
Tri-line: 5×5, 5×7, 7×9
Quad-line: 5×5, 5×7
Five-line: 5×5

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
10×10, 12×12, 14×14, 16×16, 18×18, 20×20, 24×24, 34×34

Nominal character height
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.

320×240 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

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 (IP65 option); no plant air required; stainless steel cabinet

Heated printhead
Positive air (standard)
Diameter: 1.63” (41.3mm)
Length: 10.62” (269.8mm)

Printhead umbilical
Ultra flexible
Length: 9.84’ (3m) optional 19.69’ (6m)
Diameter: 0.91” (23mm)
Bend radius: 4.0” (101.6mm)

Make-up fluid consumption
As low as 2.4ml per hour

Fluids containers
Ink Smart Cartridge™ 0.793qt. (750ml)
Make-up Smart Cartridge 0.793qt. (750ml)

Temperature/humidity range
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 / 200-240VAC at 50/60Hz., 120W

Approximate weight
Unpacked and dry: 46.2lbs. (21kg)

Dry air kit for high humidity (requires plant air)
60 or 70micron nozzle
Food grade version
90 degree printhead
Wide range of accessories