Sojet Elfin 1DC

High-resolution TIJ printer for direct product coding

Elfin-1DC is unique with its curved deflection plate paired with a spring mechanism to easily guide across most uneven surfaces at close range and print directly onto your product. Weather a “clamshell” or a glass bottle, the curvature allows the printhead to stretch around the uneven surface.


Independent Printhead Design

Printhead separated from the controller, stretchable printheads can stretch from 0-12mm

Touchscreen Editing

5” touchscreen color display easily identifiable editing icons

Flexible Print Height Capabilities

One half inch ½” – One inch 1” print height

Multiple Inks Available

Cartridge based ink usage for porous and non-porous materials


Print Technology HP Thermal Inkjet 2.5 Technology
Controller Dimensions 6.4 in x 3.6 in x 1.3 in H x W x D (162 mm x 92 mm x 31 mm)
Printhead Dimensions 5.7 in x 3.7 in x 2.4 in H x W x D (144 x 95 x 60mm)
Print Height Minimum 3/64 in (1mm) Maximum ½ in (12.7mm)
Number of Print Lines 1, 2, 3, 4 or more lines of high resolution codes
Print Resolution Vertical 300 dpi Horizontal 300 dpi; superb image and text quality
Maximum Print Speed 198 ft/min (60 m/min) @ 300 dpi (default)
Printhead Cable 4ft length (1.2 m); other lengths available 
Time & Date Real-time internal clock
Product Sensor Built-in optical photoeye
Port Interface Ethernet, USB 2.0, and RS232
Display 5 in (127 mm) full color touchscreen display
Ink Management Built-in measuring system for ink consumption
Low Ink Indicator Alert on touchscreen display; alarm light beacon is optional
Mounting Bracket set for side printing or down printing; spring mechanism is optional
Electrical Requirements 100-240 VAC, 50/60 Hz, 45W (specified AC adapter)
Working Environment WE -10° — +45°C; 10%-85% RH
Storage Environment SE -25° — +55°C; 10%-90% RH
Agency Certifications CE, FCC



Printing Elements Alphanumeric Text, Time & Date, Logos, Item Numbering, Shift Codes, Barcodes, and more
Printing Features Reverse, Invert, Rotate, Repeat
Message Length Up to 9.8 ft (3m)
Message Storage Store up to 500 messages
Ink Usage Automatically calculated for each message and displayed on touchscreen
Languages English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Chinese, Japanese, and Russian



Ink Types Water based and solvent based options
Colors Black, Red, Blue, Yellow, White; other colors available upon request
Volume 42ml ink cartridges or 370ml bulk ink solutions
Printable Materials Porous, semi-porous, and non-porous surfaces


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25827 Jefferson Avenue
Murrieta, CA 92562

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