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Koenig & Bauer - DOD-inkjet systems - betaJET

Coding with drop-on-demand devices (DOD) is an ideal choice when your focus is on high resolution printing results while printing variable data directly on the production line.

betaJET systems offer you outstanding printing results as well as excellent reliability in everyday production. The Koenig & Bauer Coding portfolio offers models to meet your needs in every application to fulfill your individual printing requirements.



Available models

Plastics, silicone, glass, metals and absorbable surface are printed with pigmented fluids with a low drying time. Inks are free of MEK, acetone and ethanol and still stick to non-absorbent surfaces. With automatic ink detection and automatic level control, the handling is extremely easy and intuitive. The nozzle cap with special nozzle standby atmosphere prevents drying out during standby.

  • Easy on-site installation due to automatic level control.
  • Intuitive operation on a large 8.4" display with integrated label editor.
  • Large number of post / barcodes, QR codes, data matrix codes, externally fillable fields, time objects, counter objects and bitmaps.

Key features

  • Low service requirements optimise costs.
  • Excellent uptime of over 99 % provides true production reliability.
  • Simple integration and fast cartridge exchanges.


Print resolution up to 185 dpi
Print height 17.5 mm
Print speed 60 m/min
Technology Piezo
Connection print head / control unit 3 m
Ink Standard, high-contrast, special
Operation 8.4” TFT touchscreen display, code-M software
Safety IP 54 protection class
Dimensions (H x W x L; mm)

Housing: 250 x 465 x 155

Print head: 250 x 60 x 45

Typical applications of the betaJET verso are, for example, the labeling of primary and secondary packaging, folding boxes, addressing for mailings, promotional codes and flyers but also for the pharmaceutical industry for printing barcodes, data matrix codes, PPN codes to protect drugs against counterfeiting.

  • The combination of the latest software and hardware ensures optimal implementation of your requirements. The printer has a thoughtful software design, highest print quality and the latest in ink-saving technology.
  • Depending on the particular application, the proper inks impress with high contrast and adhesion – even with challenging materials. The change of the ink cartridges is made in seconds.
  • Whether small or large print images, flexibility is the solution. Depending on the application up to four individual print heads can be used with betaJET.
  • Our thermal ink jet printers were developed in collaboration with our customers and provide maximum dependability for your smooth production process.
  • Save valuable work time with our Windows-based print applications. Use the editor to create even complex labels easily. The colour TFT touch display allows easy operation and yields great results.
  • It is very easy to integrate our systems into your production lines and networks. A compact design and a wide range of interfaces make the thermal ink jet system compatible for easy integration.

Key features

  • 1-4 print heads freely configurable
  • 8.4" display
  • High-resolution


Print resolution up to 600 x 600 dpi
Print height up to 50.8 mm
Print speed up to 120 m/min
Technology HP cartridge system
Connection print head / control unit 1 / 3 / 6 m
Ink Standard, high-contrast, special
Operation 8.4” TFT touchscreen display, code-M software
Safety IP 54 protection class
Dimensions (H x W x L; mm)

Housing: 295 x 265 x 95, 7.5 kg

Print head (1): 160 x 38 x 100, 0.4 kg

  • Automotive
  • Cosmetics & Personal Care
  • Food & Beverage
  • Machinery & Manufacturing
  • Pharmaceutical
Koenig & Bauer CodingKoenig & Bauer Coding specializes in the development, design, production and marketing of printing, coding and marking technology, the company is a total coding solutions provider and is at the forefront of the latest market developments. Its coding systems many of which are suitable for industrial printing, barcode printing, product marking and product coding can be found in many industrial application fields and are adopted by many global leaders. Excellent product quality and the excellent standard of extensive services make the company a partner which industrial customers can depend on. The entire company has been certified to DIN EN ISO 9001:2000.
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