Hitachi UX-E160W Premium Printer

The Hitachi UX-E160W Premium Printer offers high-speed printing on six separate lines and prints up to 1000 characters at a print rate of 2296 characters per second. It comes with a giant message storage capacity, up to 2000 messages and an IP65 protection rating ideal for barcode, Data Matrix and QR codes printing. Through its "Clean & Easy Cartridge System" and its "Make Up Fluid Consumption Reducing System" maintainability and environmental performance improve dramatically.

The environmentally improved UX series printers reduces fluid consumption, is easy to use and its ergonomically-designed printhead is ideal for printing on drinks containers like milk & juice cartons.

The UX is available in three models – entry level, flexible and premium and features a new cartridge-type system, which makes ink replacement clean and simple. The ink and make-up cartridge bottles can be used right up until the last drop which prevents wastage and eliminates the need to dispose of them separately.

The Hitachi UX-E160W Premium Printer has a modern user interface with full colour, 10.4 inch touch screen panel with the ability to check the finished image on the screen before going ahead with printing helps to avoid errors and saves on wastage. An icon-based graphics indicates when ink levels are low and when is the correct time to replace cartridges.

The printer cabinet is IP65 rated for protection from total dust ingress. Protected from low pressure water jets from any direction. It may also be used in temperatures ranging from 0 to 50ᵒC.

Key Features:

  • Clean & easy cartridge system
  • Significant reduction of makeup consumption
  • Character height 2-10mm
  • Up to 6-line printing
  • Up to 1000 print characters
  • Up to 2296 characters per second
  • Up to 2000 message storage capacity
  • IP65 protection (total dust ingress)
Hitachi UX Premium Printer Specifications
Model Hitachi UX-E160W Premium Printer
Nozzle size 65 µm
Max. print line number Up to 6 lines
Maximum number of

print characters

Up to 1000 characters

(Horizontal × vertical)

5x7(8), 9x7(8)
11x11 (Chinese only)
Character height 2-10 mm
Display & input device WYSIWYG design; display: TFT LCD (10.4" color), backlight provided; input device: Touch panel, input sound provided
Screen language

(2 languages selectable)

English, German, French, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Swedish, Danish, Greek, Russian, Czech, Polish, Arabic, Serbian, Turkish, Hungarian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Romanian, Finnish, Norwegian, Slovenian, Thai, Vietnamese, Chinese, Korean,
Maximum print rate

(characters per second)

(Font 5 x 5, space 1,1 line)

Up to 2296
Standard characters Alphanumeric (A-Z, a-z, 0-9), symbols (27), space: total 90
User pattern 200 patterns each for dot matrix
Print function Calendar, Counter, Font mixture, Password
Barcode printing code39, ITF, NW-7, EAN-13, EAN-8, UPC-A, UPC-E code128 / EAN-128, GS-1 DataBar
2D code printing Data Matrix (Alphabet: 49 characters / Numerals: 98 characters), QR, Micro QR code
Message storage capacity 2000 Messages (depends on data content)
Input signal Print target detection, Printing stop, Rotary encoder pulse, Reciprocative printing, Remote control (Run, Stop, High-voltage ON / OFF, Reset), (NPN / PNP Selectable)
Output signal Print in progress or Print complete, Online (NPN / PNP Selectable), Print ready, Fault, Warning (NPN only)
Data interface RS-232C at baud rates selectable up to 115.2 kbps
General specifications

(Modbus communication)

IEEE802.3, 100BASE-T
External memory USB for user data storage
Printhead cable length / angle 4 m (in-line / 90 degrees)
Operating temperature range 0 - 50° C
Operating humidity range 30 - 90 % RH (no condensation)
Power supply

(Automatic voltage selection)

AC100 - 120 / 220 - 240 ∓ 10 % 50 / 60Hz 120VA
Approval CE, C-Tick

(Width x Depth x Height)

400 x 320 x 527 mm
International protection


Approximate weight 27 kg
Vision Camera System