Better Pack 500 Ink Jet System

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Why Choose the Better Pack 500 Ink Jet?

The Better Pack 500 Ink Jet System is a simple-to-use electric water-activated tape dispenser (also known as a paper tape dispenser, gummed or gum tape dispenser, Kraft tape dispenser) combined with an integrated ink jet printer (which is sold separately). The Better Pack 500 Ink Jet System enables custom printed one-color messages or time stamps directly on the tape as it is dispensed.

The BP500 Ink Jet tape dispenser’s keypad is calibrated in inches and the voltage is 115V.  The Better Pack 500 Ink Jet uses reinforced and non-reinforced water-activated tape, gummed side in.

Meets or exceeds UL, CE and CSA standards for operator and electrical safety. ETL Listed Mark Certification Completed.

Important to note:
The BP500 Ink Jet Ready unit does not come with the Printer, Controller, Ink, Basic Software or Premium Software. See System Options Section below for the options that are required to be purchased to complete the Ink Jet System.

Please contact a Better Packages’ Customer Service Representative for pricing and to discuss in further detail the optional items needed to complete your Ink Jet System.

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Applications

Ideal in operations that:

  • Pack and seal more than 100 cartons per day/per 8hr shift
  • Are packing and sealing medium-to high-volumes
  • Can benefit from one-color:
    • Time and date stamping
    • Customized messages

Features and Benefits of the Better Pack 500 Ink Jet System

Specifications

List Price:

Varies with system purchased

Maximum Diameter of Tape Roll:

7.5"

Maximum Length of Tape Roll:

600'

Shipping Weight:

33 lbs.

Dimensions:

18" L x 12" W x 10.5" H

Dispensing Tape Length:

6" - 45"

Dispensing Tape Speed:

45" per second

Tape Width:

1.5" - 3"

Tape Type:

Reinforced and non-reinforced water-activated tape, gummed side in

Water Bottle Capacity:

44 oz.

Blades:

Guillotine Shear Blades

Water Brushes:

3

Electrical Requirements:

115V

Safety Compliance:

Meets or exceeds UL, CE and CSA standards for operator safety. ETL Listed Mark Certification Completed.

Warranty

2 year parts, 6 months labor

Available Options:

BP500 Ink Jet Ready unit does not come with the Printer, Controller, Ink, Basic Software or Premium Software. Call Better Packages for Pricing.

System Options

How to complete your system?

  • First, purchase a Better Pack 500 Ink Jet ready tape dispenser

Next, select one of the following options to complete your Ink Jet System (sold separately):

  • Ink Jet Printhead with Basic Software and Controller
  • Ink Jet Printhead with Basic Software
  • Ink Jet Printhead with Premium Software and Controller
  • Ink Jet Printhead with Premium Software

Purchase Ink (sold separately):

  • Black Ink Cartridges – Sold in a pack of 6 cartridges
  • To special order other colors such as blue, green, red or yellow; call Customer Service

Please contact a Better Packages’ Customer Service Representative for pricing and to discuss in further detail the optional items needed to complete your Ink Jet System.

Basic Software Premium Software
One message with text One message with text
Variable character heights
One line 1/2″
Two lines in 7/32″
Variable character heights
One line 1/2″
Two lines in 7/32″
Message length:
24 characters of 1/2″ height
48 characters of 7/32″ height and printing
Message length:
24 characters of 1/2″ height
48 characters of 7/32″ height and printing
Programmable line speed, print direction and print delay Programmable line speed, print direction and print delay
Multiple language prompts: English and Spanish Multiple language prompts: English and Spanish
Message storage up to 99 messages
Automatic message repeat
Password protection
Expanded message length
48 for 1/2″
96 for 7/32″
Variable time and date formats
Shift coding capability
Date offset
Sequential numbering, Product Counter

 

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