The gist: Mid-level production. Medium initial cost and ink cost per label. Great for durable applications, gaining in-house production flexibility, and reducing long term labeling costs.
Top Uses & Applications
Food & Snack
General Retail Labels
Cannabis Label Printing
With DuraPrime™ Duo Ink Technology
Making your own labels just got easier
Whether you need waterproof, durable labels or something eye-catching for the retail shelf, the L501 is our most versatile printer ever. Pigment and dye inks each have their own advantages. Get the best of both worlds with the L501.
- Mid-volume printing
- Dual-ink capability (dye & pigment)
- Separate CMYK inks for economy
- Waterproof pigment inks
Pigment and Dye-based Labels
Pigment-based prints are highly resistant to the challenges of moisture, abrasion, sun-fading, and extreme temperature. This makes the L501 perfect for packaging requiring GHS compliance, as well as those with high exposure to moisture, such as beverages and bath products.
The L501’s dye-based prints are high-impact, colorful, and vibrant, making them ideal for prime labeling applications, such as in retail environments.
Enjoy the durability of pigment and the vibrancy of dye inks in the same printer. The L501’s ink interchangeability offers a level of versatility never before experienced in the label printing world.
Versatility Meets Economy
Not only is the L501 one of the most versatile label printers on the market, it offers great value for small to mid-sized label applications. Separate CMYK ink cartridges contribute to a lower cost per label, since only colors that are empty need to be replaced.
|Print technology:||HP Thermal Inkjet|
|Inks:||Option of Dye or Pigment — Individual Cyan/Magenta/Yellow (26ml), Individual Black (78.4ml)|
|Print resolution:||Up to 4800 dpi|
|Print speed:||Artwork-dependent, Approximately 5.2 in/sec (13.2cm/sec) printing a 2.2in (56mm) wide image in normal mode|
|Print width:||1.0″–8.5″ (25.4mm–215.9mm)|
|Print length:||0.75″–48″ (19mm–1219.2mm)|
|Media types:||Compatible with a range of paper, polyester, polypropylene, and vinyl label stocks|
|Media/liner width:||1.5″–8.65″ (38.1mm–219.7mm)|
|Maximum roll diameter:||8″ (203.2mm)|
|Core diameter:||Requires 3″ (76.2mm) cardboard core|
|Media sensors:||Gap, continuous, black mark. Auto-calibrating|
|Die-cut label gap:||Minimum 0.125″ (3.0mm) Maximum 0.3″ (8.0mm)|
|Black mark||0.125″ (3.0mm) – 0.3″ (8.0mm) long, Left side position|
|Unwinder:||8.65″ (219.7mm) max width, 8″ (203mm) OD on a 3″ core (76.2mm)|
|Interfaces:||USB 2.0 connection and 10/100 Base-Tx Ethernet|
|Operating system:||Windows 7+ (32 and 64 bit)|
|Display:||2″ mono display with buttons|
|Operating temperature:||59°–90°F (15°–32°C)|
|Storage temperature:||-40°–140°F (-40°–60°C)|
|Operating humidity:||20–80% RH|
|Dimensions:||22.5″ (570.6mm) W x 21.5″ (540.2mm) D x 8.75″ (225.1mm) H|
|Weight:||35 lbs. (15.9kg)|
|Afinia part numbers:||L501 w/ Dye Inks: 30322
Dye Printhead and Ink Set: 30986
Cyan Ink – Dye: 30636
Magenta Ink – Dye: 30643
Yellow Ink – Dye: 30650
Black Ink – Dye: 30657
L501 w/ Pigment Inks: 29670