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Hitachi Coding & Marking Solutions

Hitachi Inspire the Next


The Standard model offers 6 separate printing lines for prints up to 240 characters and a print rate of 1148 characters per second, a large message storage capacity, as well as IP 65 protection. The printer is capable of printing barcodes, Data Matrix and QR codes and comes with a full colour 10.4" TFT LCD touchscreen and simple WYSIWYG interface. Through its "Clean & Easy Cartridge System" and its "Makeup Fluid Consumption Reducing System" maintainability and environmental performance improve dramatically.

  • Clean & Easy Cartridge System
  • Significant reduction of makeup consumption
  • 6-line printing
  • Up to 240 print characters
  • (Option: Up to 1000 characters)
  • Up to 1148 characters per second
  • (Option: Up to 2296)
  • IP 65 protection



New Features of UX-Series

Printer specifications

Nozzle size 65 µm
Max.print line number Up to 6 lines
Maximum number of
print characters
Up to 240 characters (Option: 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 1148 (Option: 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

300 Messages (Option: Up to 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

Ethernet (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 (ink type limited)

Operating humidity range

30 - 90 % RH (no condensation)

Power supply (Automatic voltage selection)

AC100 - 120 / 220 - 240 ∓ 10 % 50 / 60Hz 120VA


CE, C-Tick

Dimensions (Width x Depth x Height)

400 x 320 x 527 mm

International protection (Cabinet)


Approximate weight

27 kg