LINX 5900

The LINX 5900 continuous ink jet printer is designed to meet everyday product coding and marking requirements and to provide low total cost of ownership and simple, trouble free operation for product identification. The LINX 5900 ink jet printer prints up to 3 lines of alphanumeric text and at production line speeds of up to 1433 fpm, and can print onto virtually any material thanks to the broad range of Linx inks available. With its IP55 washdown rating, the LINX 5900 inkjet printer provides safe and clean operation in all production environments where cleanliness is important.


  • Predictable maintenance scheduling with service intervals up to 6,000 hours
  • Simple menu-driven interface with message preview for error-free code creation
  • 1000 message memory store and automatic date creation minimize the need for editing
  • Self cleaning printhead and automatic power down give mess-free, trouble-free starts and stops
  • Sealed robust printhead requires no manual adjustments, removing the risk of damage to critical components
  • No need to stop or open the printer to refill, so production is not disrupted
  • Stainless Steel casing is free of doors and other dirt traps, making it easy to clean
  • Improve integration across your production line by connecting and controlling several printers from your PC, using Parallel I/O and Ethernet connectivity.


Printhead with 2M conduit, standardMK7
Printhead/conduit options2M, 4M, Short Reach 90D
Max lines of print3
Character Height Range0.06″ to 0.42″
Max speed; sinle line print1,433 fpm
Ink RangeDye Based
Automatic date codes, sequential numberingYes
Timed messagesYes
Graphics/Logo printingNo
Barcodes, common linear and 2D DatamatrixNo
Memory capacity (number of messages)1000
Touch ScreenNo
Logojet PC based message and logo creation software and DDE Driver SoftwareOptional
RS232 portYes
Ethernet OptionYes
Parallel I/O OptionYes
USB port for message and printer setting back up
and restore
Shaft encoder, product detector, external single stage alarm, volt-free contact alarm connectionYes
Ingress Protection ratingIP55
Base and EnclosureStainless Steel
Operating temperature range41-113 degrees F
Humidity Range (r.h., non-condensing)90 percent; Max
Power Supply100-230V 50/60 Hz
Power Consumption200W
Weight46 lbs.
Regulatory approvalsTÜV/GS, CE mark, FCC, RoHS, EAC, NRTL