EVOLUTION High Resolution Thermal Ink Jet printer series is compact, easy to install and extremely low cost. But even better, EVOLUTION is virtually maintenance free. Traditionally, ink jet printing and no maintenance never went hand in hand. Now all that has changed. EVOLUTION is based on Thermal Ink Jet Technology (T.I.J). It utilizes the same extremely reliable print cartridges that are used in desktop printers and produce consistent high quality, and highly readable codes from the first printed message to the last.