Eliminate label inventories with digital print.
With the CDT 1600-C, print on demand has never been easier. Using digital print allows you to eliminate pre-printed label inventories and reduce costs. In one step, add color to your tags and labels, integrate variable data, and print what you need, when you need it.
Designed for secondary and logistics labeling, as well as private labeling and branding, the CDT 1600-C is the fastest digital color tag and label printer in its class. Powered by Memjet technology, the CDT 1600-C prints at 12 inches per second, with print quality up to 1600 x 1600 dpi.
Print full digital color at the same cost as thermal transfer.
Capable of printing full digital color at the same cost as thermal transfer, the Colordyne family of printers provides a custom solution for your business. Printing labels and tags in full color offers endless possibilities for branding and messaging. The CDT 1600-C allows you to print today for tomorrow’s production.
Add value by printing labels in full color.
Meeting and exceeding the needs of the tag and label print industry, the CDT 1600-C presents an affordable and scalable solution for a variety of industries and applications. The CDT 1600-C prints rich colors at full-bleed and excels in printing readable small fonts and sharp barcodes.Colordyne adds value to your business by providing digital printing, variable data, and color management solutions.
Use the CDT 1600-C for high volume, full color industrial solutions.
  • Print labels and tags on demand and eliminate pre-printed label inventory
  • Reduce supply chain errors by using color to increase picking accuracy
  • Add more control over your labeling operations by moving your production in house
  • Tap into new branding opportunities by printing your shipping label in color to build brand awareness
  • Increase your profitability by offering private labeling
  • Increase effectiveness of retail shelf tags through the use of color labels

Use color to improve accuracy and identification of mission-critical carton and box label information.

See the CDT 1600-C in action!

  • In-house label production
  • Private branding
  • Copy changes made instantly, with no plate or copy changes
  • Variable data and barcoding
  • Roll-to-roll, fanfold, or continuous labels
  • Improved supply chain management
Resolution:  1600 dpi x 1600 dpi (Premium Quality)
  1600 dpi x 800 dpi (Normal Quality)
Rated Speed: 30 feet (9.144m)/minute (Premium)
  60 feet (18.288m)/minute (Normal)
Full-Bleed Tolerance: +/- 0.001”
Imaging Technology  
Print Method: Memjet® Inkjet Technology
Printhead Configuration: Single Memjet® printhead
  70,400 nozzles per printhead
  14,080 nozzles per color
Ink Delivery System: Five ink cartridges (CMYKK) - 250ml
  Five channels per printhead
  Up to 740 million ink droplets/second
Media Types: Aqueous InkJet compatible media*
Media Configuration: Roll (continuous or diecut); Fanfold
Minimum Media Width: 2" (50.8mm)
Maximum Media Width: 9“ (228.6mm)
Maximum Print Width: 8.6” (218.44mm)
Minimum Media Caliper: 0.003” (0.076mm)
Maximum Media Caliper: 0.012” (0.305mm)
Media Sensing: Transmissive (label sensor)
  Reflective (black mark)
*There are many compatible medias for the Colordyne digital printers. Colordyne conducts ongoing media qualifications. Please check the Colordyne Technologies website for a current list of recognized media.
Dimensions 21” L x 21“ D x 11” H (533.4mm x 533.4mm x 279.4mm)
  70 lbs. (31.75kg)
Utility Requirements 100/240 VAC, 50/60 Hz, 2.5 A
Operating temperature: 59 to 95 F (15 to 35 C)
Humidity: 20% - 80% (non-condensing)
Atmospheric Pressure: 70 kPa to 106 kPa
Interface USB and Ethernet
Minimum System Requirements*  
Operating System: Windows® XP or Windows® 7 with latest SP and updates
Processor: 2.5GHz dual core CPU
Memory: 4GB RAM
Hard Drive: 250GB
USB: 2.0 or higher
Optical Drive: DVD-ROM
*We have not tested the system with Windows® 8 and are unable to provide support at this time, should users choose to run it in their environment.
Winder and Unwinder (optional accessories)
Maximum Roll Size (OD): 8” (203.2mm)
Core Diameter: 3” (76.2mm) fixed
Software Solutions (optional)  
Color Management: Wasatch® SoftRIP
Variable Data: NiceLabel Pro®