Videojet Unicorn

The Unicorn product family is a compact complete solution for single and dual line case coding. It is designed for customers who value quick set-up without technical intervention. One box contains everything needed to start printing today.

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Highly legible, accurate codes on your cases and cartons are critical for effective inventory and supply chain management. To address a variety of printing needs and applications, Videojet offers a range of high and low resolution ink-based systems along with automatic label application systems. Quick and simple integration; out of the box and on the job in minutes. Includes a standalone bracket minimizing hardware integration needs. Built-in photocells detect production direction and speed for simple integration. Menu-driven controller to create and edit messages. Low consumable cost keeps per item coding cost low for profitable operations. Choice of single (Unicorn) and single/dual line (Unicorn II) coding. Customized time, date and count codes including best before/best by date which automatically update for minimal operator interaction.

Complete Coding Flexibility
Out of the box and on your line in minutes. Mounted directly to your conveyor it includes the controller/key-pad, printhead, power pack, power cord, mounting brackets, self pressurized ink cartridges and solvent cartridge. Simply plug it in and your ready to print.

The Unicorn System Ships Complete For Your Convenience.

Selectable Languages
Reduce training time and improve efficiencies with built-in selectable languages. The Unicorn system is programmable in one of 13 different languages, allowing you the flexibility you need in today’s fast paced, ever changing environment.

The Unicorn System Speaks Your Language.

Incredibly Easy to Use and Maintain
Easy to use icon keys allow you to adjust and edit product codes with a few simple keystrokes. Customize time and date codes, expiration dates, rollover hour and more.

Menu driven programs include electronically accurate automatic date change, clock functions and consecutive counts.

Finally – A System Everyone Can Use

Economical From Start to Finish
Compared to your current coding methods, the Unicorn system provides an all-in-one, low cost solution through its high ink milage and low maintenance requirements. The Unicorn system’s original hard-working design has provided high performance, outstanding reliability and unsurpassed performance.

Users Can Affordably Take Charge of Their Coding Needs

System Components

Controller/Input Device
Universal Power Supply
Mounting Bracketry
Starter Ink and Solvent Kit
Built-in Software Features

Customized Time and Date Codes
Julian Date
Rollover Hour
Expiration date for automatic printing of up to two distinct dates of expiration.
Shift organizer for automatic coding by particular shifts (up to 4 shifts)
Print delay for message placement
Character width adjustment
Consecutive Incremental Numbering
Selectable Languages (Built-in)

Ink System

Internally Regulated Ink System
Factory Set; No Adjustment Necessary
8 oz. (.23 liter) bladder pressurized, non-aerosol ink bottles
Print Heights

Standard Print Height: 3/8″ (10mm)
Optional Heights: 5/16″(7mm), 1/2″ (15mm), 3/4″ (20mm)
Character Font

7×5 dot matrix, 54 printable ASCII characters, as well as, Printable accented characters
Mounting Bracketry

15″ (38.9 cm) and 9″ (22.8 cm) tubing with 1″ (2.54 cm) outside diameter (OD) includes 2 hand levers for simple Up/Down and In/Out Adjustments
Long Reach Bracket Kit available for special mounting situations
Remote Bracket Assembly Kit enables printhead to be mounted up to 20′ (6.1 m) from controller.

Electrical: System uses Universal Switching Power Supply
Message: Up to 52 Message Storage Capacity, Upto 40 Characters each
Surfaces: Porous only
Valve Jet Colors: Black, Red, Green, Blue
Consumption: 70,000 Characters/ bottle
Operating Temperature Range: 40°F (4° C) to 120°F (49°C)
Conveyor Line Speed: 20 fpm (6.1 mpm) to 200 fpm (61.0 mpm)

Additional information

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