Videojet 1580 Continuous Inkjet Printer


Designed to deliver improved printer performance and operator effectiveness, the Videojet® 1580 continuous inkjet (CIJ) printer offers simple operation, reduced maintenance and superior print quality during every day operation. The 1580 CIJ printer utilizes printer consumption to assess and suggest improvements on how the printer is used, helping to reduce total cost of ownership (TCO).

Product Details


Line speed capability

  • Can print 1 to 5 lines of print at speeds of up to 960fpm (293mpm) (10 characters per inch, single line of print)

Font matrix configuration

  • Single-line: 5x5, 4x7, 5x7, 7x9, 9x12, 10x16, 16x24, 25x34
  • Twin-line: 5x5, 5x7, 7x9, 9x12, 10x16 Tri-line: 5x5, 4x7, 5x7, 7x9
  • Quad-line: 5x5, 4x7, 5x7
  • Five-line: 5x5

Linear bar codes

  • UPC A&E; EAN 8 & 13;
  • Code 128 A, B & C; UCC/EAN 128;
  • Code 39; Interleaved 2 of 5; GS1

QR codes 21x21, 25x25, 29x29, 33x33 Error correction mode L, M, Q or H

DataMatrix codes 10x10, 12x12, 14x14, 16x16, 8x18, 18x18, 20x20, 22x22, 24x24, 16x26, 26x26, 8x32, 32x32, 34x34, 12x36, 16x36, 16x48

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)

User interface 10.4” high-response TFT-LCD touch screen WYSIWYG touch to edit message editing

Custom logo/graphics Can be created via optional CLARiSOFTTM software*

Character sets Chinese, Russian/Bulgarian, Turkish/Scandinavian, Romanian, Greek, Arabic, Japanese/Kanji, Hebrew, Korean, East European and European/American

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

Input/output Product detect input Encoder input Beacon (Alarm light) output Relay output USB 2.0 (2x) Ethernet LAN™

Message storage More than 250 complex messages

Environmental protection IP55 standard, no plant air required, stainless steel cabinet IP65 protected electronics (optional with dust protection kit)

Printhead Heated printhead CleanFlow™ including positive air, no plant air required (optional) 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 5.0ml per hour (MEK at 20°C)

Fluids containers Ink and Make-up Smart Cartridge™ 0.793 qt. (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 100-240 VAC at 50/60 Hz, 70W


Approximate weight Unpacked and dry: 46.3lbs. (21kg)

Options Dust protection kit with CleanFlow™ technology Dry air kit for high humidity (requires plant air) RS232 connector kit (USB to Serial DIN-5 male adapter) SIMPLICiTY™ Workflow Modules Wide range of accessories 90 degree printhead


Uptime Advantage

  • Prevent a downtime event with an additional 8 hours minimum of runtime using a make-up reserve tank that protects your production under normal operating conditions
  • Replace preventive maintenance components easily and reliably, with no additional production downtime
  • Recover in minutes from unplanned interruptions with optional VideojetConnect™ Remote Service – minimizing the need for on-site service calls (depending on local availability)

Code Assurance

  • Lower the opportunity for coding errors with intelligent message creation functionality
  • Automate code content without the need for operator interaction with user definable message rules
  • Streamline message creation and job set-up to start coding products quicker

Simple Usability

  • Eliminate potential user errors through a Videojet SIMPLICiTY™ interface that greatly reduces operator printer interactions
  • Easy to operate tablet-inspired 10” touchscreen display that is intuitive to you and translated to native language
  • Customize interfaces with built-in wizards, and access guided video tutorials for routine printer tasks

Built-in Productivity

  • Analyze your individual use patterns and receive printer improvement opportunities via on-screen alerts
  • Access technical experts at the touch of a button through optional VideojetConnect™ Remote Service
  • Operate more effectively with detailed runtime analytics and reporting, partnering with Videojet Service to improve over time