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  • Most economical cost per code solution
  • Out of the box and on Vie job in minutes
  • Incredibly easy to use and maintain
  • Built-in multiple languages
  • Selectable print heights and fonts
The Marsh Unicorn® printer is a compact, single line, ink jet system. Whatever your coding needs, the Unicorn system can be programmed quickly and easily. Product names, identification numbers, automatic production counts and accurate-to-the-minute time code capabilities are available at the touch of a button. The Unicorn printer not only marks your cartons, but also provides production information vital to inventory and quality control. The Unicorn system's original hard-working design provides out-standing reliability and unsurpassed performance. It delivers an all-in-one, low-cost solution through its high ink mileage and low maintenance requirements.

The Unicorn system can be assembled and installed in minutes. Mounted directly to your conveyor, it includes: controller/key-pad, printhead, power pack, power cord, mounting brackets, self- pressurized ink cartridges. Simply plug it in and you're ready to print.

Reduce training time and improve operator efficiencies with built-in selectable languages. The Unicorn system is programmable in one of 13 different languages allowing you the flexibility you need.

Easy-to-use icon keys allow you to adjust and edit product codes with a few simple keystrokes. Customize time and date codes, expiration dates, rollover hour and more. Menu driven programs include electronically accurate automatic date change, clock functions and consecutive counts.
Unit of Measure


System Includes

N/A Controller / Input Device; Printhead; Universal Power Supply; Mounting Bracketry; Starter Ink

Built-in Software Features

  • Customized time and date codes
  • Julian date
  • Rollover hour
  • Automatic printing of up to two distinct dates of expiration
  • Shift organizer for automatic coding by particular shifts (up to 4)
  • Print delay for message placement
  • Character width adjustment
  • Consecutive incremental numbering
  • Selectable Languages (Built-in)

    N/A Dutch; English; Finnish; French; German; Italian; Katakana; Portuguese; Spanish; Swedish
    Special application units include: Arabic; Chinese; Hebrew

    Print Heights

    N/A Standard Print Height: 3/8 inch (10 mm)
    Optional Heights: 5/16 inch (7 mm); 1/2 inch (15 mm); 3/4 inch (20 mm)

    Character Fonts

    N/A 7 x 5 dot matrix, 54 printable ASCII characters Printable accented characters

    Conveyer Line Speed

    N/A 20 fpm (6.1 mpm) to 200 fpm (61.0 mpm)

    Message Length

    N/A Up to 40 characters

    Message Storage Capacity

    N/A Up to 52 messages

    Operating Temperature Range

    N/A 40 - 120 ºF4 - 49 ºC


    N/A System uses universal switching power supply

    Ink System

    N/A Internally regulated Ink system; factory set; no adjustment needed Optional ADS bulk Ink system available


    N/A 8 oz. (.23 liter) bladder pressurized, non-aerosol Ink bottles Optional 5 gal. Ink for the ADS system

    Shipping Weight

    N/A 14 lbs6.4 kg

    Mounting Bracketry

    N/A 15 and 9 inch (38.9 and 22.8 cm) tubing with 1inch (2.54 cm) outside diameter (OD)

    Optional Bracketry For Special Installations

    N/A Long Reach Bracket Kit available for special mounting situations
    Remote Bracket Assembly Kit enables printhead to be mounted up to 20 feet (6.1 m) from controller