ICE Zodiac Hawk TTO Thermal Transfer Overprinter

The ICE Zodiac Hawk is the leading 53mm thermal transfer printer on the market, with proven reliability, flexibility and accuracy.

The World’s First Thermal Transfer Overprinter That Checks Its Own Print

Ideal for flexible packaging, labels and glossy card applications that require content including regulatory, traceability or use by dates to be printed, CLARiSOFT™ label design software helps to ensure the right information is printed on the right package.



Unique Airless Operation

iAssure Integrated Print Checking

Enhanced Print Quality

Simple Casette Design

Very Low Maintenance

Small Footprint for Easy Integration

Full Operator Activity Audit Trail

CLARiTY Operator Interface With Training Videos

High Speed Printing Capability (>1000mm/sec)

Slow Speed Printing Capability (1mm/sec)

Full Spares and Service Support From Our Bradford Based Team

Technical Specification

Zodiac Hawk
3mm, 300dpi, 12dots/mm
Print area – Intermittent Motion Mode
53mm (W) x 75mm (L)
Print area – Continuous Motion Mode
53mm (W) x 300mm (L)
Ribbon Width
20mm – 55mm
Maximum Ribbon Length
1200 metres
Print speed – Intermittent Motion Mode
10mm/sec – 1000mm/sec*
Print speed – Continuous Motion Mode
1mm/sec – 1000mm/sec*
Maximum Throughput
Up to 500 prints per minute*
Controller: The controller consists of a removable touchscreen and power supply unit
TFT SVGA 800x480 8” full colour LCD and touchscreen
Power Supply
90 – 264V
*Print speeds and throughput are resolution, substrate, application and set-up dependent. iAssure™ technology is not currently supported for use with ribbon savings, high speed or high throughput print modes.

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