Colordyne 1600-C Color Label Printer

Price: $8,675.00$11,595.00


SKU: CDT1600C Category: Tag: Brand:


Print-on-demand applications are efficient, accurate, and cost effective with the Colordyne 1600 Series C (Colordyne 1600-C) Color Label Printer, making it the best-in-class warehouse label printer on the market.

Print Vibrant Color Labels, Tickets & Tags

Digital color printing allows you to reduce pre-printed inventories, cutting costs, waste and obsolescence in the warehouse. In one step, the Colordyne 1600-C adds vibrant color to your warehouse product labels and tags, integrates variable data and prints only what you need, when you need it.

On-demand secondary labeling and AIDC (automatic identification and data capture) applications have never been easier with the Colordyne 1600 Series C. Colordyne’s digital printing platforms offer fast, flexible and scalable solutions, perfect for reducing cost and eliminating pre-printed label inventories. In one convenient step, the Colordyne 1600-C Label Printer produces high-quality process color labels and tags and integrates variable data – allowing for brand owners, private label manufacturers and label converters to print exactly what the job calls for (large or small).

Flexible For Your Applications

The Colordyne 1600-C can be easily set up for the following printing formats: roll-to-roll1, roll-to-cut2 and fan-fold – making for quick setup and change-over between jobs.

Colordyne Print Driver & Tool Box

Colordyne 1600 Series users can take advantage of the intuitive print driver that allows users to save job setup information and adjust color settings on-the-fly to save time and eliminate waste in their labeling and packaging environment. The Colordyne Tool Box provides users with the ability to manage maintenance and monitor all actions on the device.

Optional RIP & Variable Data Software

Advanced (optional) software support for the Colordyne 1600 Series C Label Printer is provided by Xitron®, which allows users to seamlessly merge designs and layouts with text, images, barcodes and database information to handle the needs of security packaging, tracking, personalization and micro-segmentation. The optional software offered by Xitron® for the Colordyne 1600-C Label Printer includes Xitron® Variegator and the Xitron® Navigator & Variegator RIP Bundle.

Xitron® Variegator

Variegator is a simple, stand-alone application that makes variable data printing quick and profitable. Xitron®’s Variegator unlocks the power of the Colordyne 1600 Series C to produce high-profit variable data labels and packaging. Variegator gives you the tools to produce sophisticated data jobs with elements like variable barcodes, images and colors by dragging and dropping rather than writing complex code.

Xitron® Navigator Harlequin RIP and Workflow

Xitron®’s Navigator Harlequin RIP is a best-in-class implementation of Global Graphic’s Harlequin RIP. This technology is implemented across all of Colordyne’s digital printing platforms, and can be purchased as part of the Xitron® Navigator & Variegator RIP Bundle. Xitron®’s Navigator provides advanced color management and spot color replacement ensures that what you see is what you print, consistently. Navigator is chalked full of additional features including fast, predictable and reliable interpretation of PostScript, PDF, and EPS format files.

Key Features

  • Production Output
    • 60 feet per minute (18 meters per minute) max print speed
    • Conveyor options available
    • Detailed job costing software
  • Ease of Use
    • Easy to replace 250 mL ink cartridges
    • Intuitive print driver software
    • Print full-bleed on die-cut media
    • Customer-replaceable engine components
  • Digital Front-End Software
    • Optional Harlequin-based RIP & variable data software by Xitron®
    • Spot color replacement
    • PDF, Post Script workflow
    • On-the-fly color management
Colordyne 1600 Series C - Digital Label Printer

What’s in the Box

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1 Roll-to-roll printing format requires the optional Colordyne 1600 Series Unwinder (CDT1600UW) & Colordyne 1600 Series Rewinder (CDT1600RW).
2 Roll-to-cut printing format requires the optional Colordyne 1600 Series Unwinder (CDT1600UW).


Print Technology

Memjet™ Thermal Inkjet



Print Speed

Up to 60 feet per minute (18.29 m/min)

Print Resolution

1600 x 1600 dpi (1600 dpi)

Maximum Print Width

8.5” (215.9 mm)

Print Engine

Memjet™ North Star


Memjet™ VersaPass Thermal Inkjet Printhead featuring Memjet™ Waterfall Printhead Technology® 11 Integrated Circuit (IC) Chips – 70,400 nozzles (6,400 per IC Chip)

Ink Type

Dye Ink

Ink Formula

Memjet™ VersaPass G Dye Ink

Ink Cartridges

(5) 250 mL CMYKK Dye Ink Cartridges (1.25 L total)



Feed Type

Roll-Fed, Fan-Fold



Core Diameter

3" (76.2 mm)

Maximum Blank Label Roll Size (Outside Diameter)

8.0" (203.2 mm)

Maximum Blank Label Roll Length (Linear)

~500 feet (~152.4 m)

Compatible Blank Label Substrates

Compatible with a wide range plain and inkjet receptive substrates such as paper, polyester, polypropylene (BOPP) and vinyl label stocks (always check that a substrate is compatible before purchasing)

Blank Label Detection

Gap, continuous, black mark

Black Mark Size

3 mm wide & 25.4 mm long on left

Die-Cut Inter-Label Gap

0.125" – 0.3" (3.0 mm – 8.0 mm)

Minimum Blank Label Width (Including Liner)

2.0" (50.8 mm)**

Maximum Blank Label Width (Including Liner)

9" (228.6 mm)

Minimum Blank Label Length

2.0" (50.8 mm)**

Maximum Blank Label Length

40" (1016 mm)

Minimum Blank Label Thickness (Including Liner)

0.004" (0.1 mm)

Maximum Blank Label Thickness (Including Liner)

0.012” (0.3 mm)

Display Type


Connectivity Interface(s)

USB, Ethernet & GPIO (for external device control)

Operating Systems

Windows XP to Windows 10 (32-bit & 64-bit)

Barcode Font


Two-Dimensional Barcode


Operating Temperature

15°C – 35°C (59°F – 95°F)

Operating Humidity

20% – 80% Relative Humidity

Storage Temperature

-5°C – 50° C (23°F – 113°F)

Rated Voltage

AC 115V – 240V

Rated Frequency

50 – 60Hz


One-Year Depot Repair


Review manufacturer's brochure or user manual for complete product specifications.


The minimum label dimensions can be smaller but require different settings and testing before use. Please contact us for more details before purchasing any custom substrates for your printer.


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