Linx 7900FG

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  • Purpose designed to provide most reliable printing with dedicated specialist food grade inks which meet FDA and EU regulations
  • printing onto food, pharmaceutical products, or farm packed eggs
  • Automated code setup features built-in for quicker, error-free coding
  • prints up to 3 lines of text, graphics, logos and Data Matrix 2D codes
  • Service interval for egg coding can be set to match flock life for reliable operation in barn environments
  • Remote printer monitoring and control with Linx Insight remote web interface


The Linx 7900FG continuous ink jet food printer provides a flexible coding solution for pharmaceutical printing, food printing or coding farm packed eggs.


Reduce code errors and increase your productivity, with a range of automated features:

QuickSwitch® Plus

  • Automated code setup using a barcode scanner, or data from a PC or PLC.
  • Automatically sets print parameters such as print orientation, height and width, and position on pack.
  • Sets date offset.
  • Reduce your coding errors and speed up product changeovers.

Print History log

  • Records number of codes printed and stoppages
  • Accurate record of line output – no more manual logging
  • Measure line performance against your targets; accurately meet customer order volumes
  • Up to 400 separate print sessions can be logged

PrintSync® automated print format selection

  • Automatically selects the best message type according to the line speed – for optimum print quality
  • Simplifies code setup

This small character food and pharmaceutical printer is designed to print with dedicated specialist food grade inks which meet FDA and EU regulations. It offers up to 3 lines of text, graphics and logos for reliable and efficient pharmaceutical printing or food marking.

Lowest Running costs.

  • Long service intervals of up to 9000 hours or 18 months
  • 18 month warranty
  • Minimal parts changed at scheduled services – no expensive ink system assemblies to replace, so no hidden costs

Simple printer control

  • Remote printer monitor and control with Linx Insight
  • Quick code setup using QuickSwitch Plus software and PrintSync automatic print format selection
  • Easy transfer of messages between printers with a standard USB port or using Linx Insight

Increased production uptime

  • Automatic and thorough cleaning of the printhead and conduit at every shutdown. Linx’s unique FullFlush® system ensures reliable startups
  • Fast mistake proof refills with the SureFill® system
  • Sealed robust printhead, with no exposed critical parts, is the easiest to maintain

Extra features – as standard

  • Ethernet port
  • 3 line printing
  • Data Matrix 2D codes
  • RS232 connectivity
  • External single stage alarm output
  • Connectivity for product detectors and shaft encoders

Linx CIJ printers can print in any orientation – downwards, sideways, even upside down with no compromise on print quality or printer reliability.


Printing capability

  • Up to 5 lines of text, logos,graphics barcodes
  • 3 lines as standard
  • Maximum print speed of 6.28 m/s (for single line of code)
  • Print heights from 1.8 mm to 10.5mm
  • Data Matrix 2D codes
  • Dynamic reverse/invert printing for traversing lines

Programming facilities

  • Linx Insight remote printer control and status view
  • Simple menu-driven WYSIWYG message creation and editing
  • QuickSwitch® Plus message selection and editing using a barcode scanner
  • PrintSync automated print format selection
  • Print History log
  • USB port for copy and back-up of message and printer settings, and for easy transfer of messages between printers

Physical characteristics

  • Curved stainless steel casing with minimal dirt traps
  • IP55 (washdown) as standard and IP65 (dust proof) as optional
  • Weighs only 24kg
  • No factory air required