Spacecode and Tyco Electronics Announce the Release of Low Frequency Printer Solutions 

Press Release, November 18, 2006, London: RFID solution designer Spacecode and RFID component manufacturer Tyco Electronics announce the development and release of a Low Frequency RFID printer portfolio for both heavy and light duty printing requirements.

The Orion XK heavy duty industrial printer offers companies a cost-effective and dependable performer to help meet RFID requirements in their supply chains.. With die-cast metal construction, centralized printer/encoder management, a variety of connectivity options, and complex multi-language font support, the printer provides exceptional functionality and performance at a reasonable price . With products available globally, the Orion XK offers configurations that can meet regional RFID regulatory requirements allowing global seamless integration. The printer is designed for use in a wide range of manufacturing and supply chain applications, including logistics, pharmaceutical, asset management and FMCG.

The Pegasus JX light duty printer fulfills the need for a compact RFID printing solution. The printer is one of the most versatile in the industry. Designed for printing and encoding, with a compact footprint, and a processor that delivers faster print speed, it is the ideal solution for low-volume desktop applications including luxury goods, healthcare, and counterfeiting applications.

‘The Spacecode family of printers is the first such series of Low Frequency RFID printers ever produced, and is an essential component to achieving the objective of providing plug and play RFID solutions for our customers’ says Paul Davis, Managing Director of Spacecode. The printers address a wide range of applications and global frequency requirements. With features such as integrated barcode reading and printing, integrated reader/encoder cards, dual motor ribbon system with greater capacity, snap-in print head, and wireless/Ethernet options providing real-time data access and local printing flexibility, the Orion and Pegasus printers are set to revolutionise the printing of RFID magnetic induction tags.