Phoenix Evolution Series incorporates all the benefits of water activated tape with the capabilities of on demand inkjet printing.
The Phoenix Evolution Series upgrades our Elctronic Series with amazing upgrades that include; On-Demand Printing, Auto increment of Date & Time, 100 Message Storage, Multiple Font Sizes and so much more! The Evolution Series is perfect for a wide variety of packaging applications. On-demand printing gives your shipping department the ability to add key information or branding to any package at the touch of a button. For the ultimate in security fully customizable at the touch of a button. Prints single or double lines of code, ideal for date coding, batch identification, packer information, customer part and purchase order information.
The benefits of ink jet printing and water activated tape:
- Custom Branding
- Better Tracking
- Efficient Shipping Communication
The Phoenix® E-1 Evolution
The Phoenix E-1 Evolution is an absolute workhorse with the added functionality of on-demand printing. With features like front-mounted keypad, self oiling cutter, thermostat controllable heater and a uniform three brush moistening system. The Phoenix E-1 Evolution is ideal for most packaging applications. The continuous bottom edge crimp gives stability. The tape delivery system delivers tape with a smooth precise feed. Utility top is great for those easily misplaced items like markers, pens, carton knives, handstamps etc.
On-demand printing gives your shipping department the ability to add key information or branding to any package at the touch of a button. For the ultimate in security fully customizable at the touch of a button. Prints single or double lines of code, ideal for date coding, batch identification, packer information, customer part and purchase order information.
Phoenix Evolution Frequently Asked Questions
Q. What size fonts and how many lines can I print?
A. There are currently three options.
a. 1/2” single line print
b. 7/32” one or two line print
c. 1/8” one or two line print
Q. Can I print in colors?
A. Yes. Available colors include black, red, dark blue, light blue, and
green. Please check if you have a special need.
Q. How many Characters per line of print?
A. All machines ordered after September 1st 2005 will have a 48
character per line capacity. Logos and special characters count as 1
character. Machines before this have 24-character capacity.
Q. Can I use custom fonts or logos?
A. Yes, there is the ability to custom program your unit. For a small fee
we will program your information onto a data flash card, which is
then loaded onto the printer.
Q. Can I print barcodes?
A. Yes, currently barcodes can be generated the same way as a logo.
They are static and the unit can only store three at a time. These
barcodes are readable and generally read A or B when scanned.
Q. Can I store frequently used messages?
A. Yes the machine comes standard with 50-message storage capacity,
100-message capacity is also available.
Q. Can the printer do date, time and batch coding?
A. Yes in fact as of February 1st 2006 all Evolution printers will come
factory set to include the auto increment feature. This feature allows
the user to set the date; time and /or product count and automatically
increment selected option.
Q. What if I need more than two lines of print?
A. We can customize your requirements into a logo; information needs to
be in a monochrome bitmap (bmp) file format to be placed on a
flashcard and then uploaded to your Evolution. There is a 1/2-inch
height limit and a six-inch length limit.
Q. How many Logos, Barcodes, and Special Fonts can I store in my unit?
A. A total of three in any mix can be stored on your printer.
Q. How long will cartridges last?
A. There are too many variables to give a solid answer, but here are some
1. A two-line message containing 20 characters in 7/32” font will
generate approximately 60,000 messages.
2. A single line print containing 15 characters in 1/2” font will
generate approximately 30,000 messages.