LP/TLP 2824-Z, LP/TLP 2844-Z,
TLP 3844-Z™ Desktop Printers
Thermal, On-demand Label, Receipt,
Wristband and Tag Printers
Affordable desktop printers deliver unmatched
performance and versatility
Direct thermal (LP 2824-Z™ and LP 2844-Z™) and thermal transfer (TLP 2824-Z™,
TLP 2844-Z™ and TLP 3844-Z) bar code label printers bring powerful performance to
applications requiring a space-saving desktop printer.
Flexible connectivity
With serial, parallel and USB interfaces, plus an internal or external
ZebraNet® PrintServer II option for easy connection to your network, LP/TLP 2824-Z,
LP/TLP 2844-Z and TLP 3844-Z printers meet a variety of connectivity needs. They
are fully compatible with Zebra® Programming Language (ZPL II®) for seamless
integration with other Zebra printers. They also offer ZebraLink™ and ZebraNet™
Bridge real-time connectivity and control for centralised printer management.
The LP/TLP 2824-Z,
LP/TLP 2844-Z and TLP 3844-Z
integrate easily into a variety
of lower-volume printing
applications including:
• Shipping/receiving
• Warehouse shelf labelling
and inventory control
• Healthcare specimen labelling and
patient tracking
• Retail product marking, shelf labelling
and coupon and receipt printing
• Transportation/logistics
• E-commerce postage
Get the most out of your Zebra, put genuine Zebra supplies in!
Zebra offers a wide range of supplies for LP/TLP 2824-Z, LP/TLP 2844-Z, TLP 3844-Z printers,
all made to a high standard and suitable for a variety of applications.
• Manufactured exclusively for Zebra printers
• Laboratory-tested for optimum performance
• Proven to minimise wear and tear on printheads
For more information, visit www.zebra.com
LP/TLP 2824-Z LP/TLP 2844-Z
TLP 3844-Z™
ZebraLink™ Solutions
LP 2824-Z™
TLP 2824-Z™
Direct Thermal Printer
Direct Thermal and
Thermal Transfer Printer
With ZebraLink Solutions, you can take
advantage of the latest innovations today
and tomorrow. Zebra is continually adding
new features and options to give you more
ways to connect, more ways to control
your printers, and more ways to manage
your enterprise.
Software
ZebraDesigner™ Pro
ZebraNet™ Bridge Enterprise
ZebraNet Utilities v 7.0
Networking
ZebraNet® PrintServer II
Firmware
• ZPL II® – Universal language for Zebra®
printers. Simplifies label formatting and
enables format compatibility with other
Zebra printers.
• Web View – Enables you to connect
• and control your bar code printer’s Web
interface using a common Web browser.
• Alert – Printers equipped with ZebraNet
print servers will notify you via any e-mailenabled, wired or wireless device to
minimise downtime.
A space-saving printer, providing high-quality
output, perfect for small-media applications such as
wristbands. Complete with ZPL II, making integration
easy with your existing Zebra network.
Applications include:
Retail
• Point-of-sale
• Shelf labelling
• Product marking
Healthcare
• Specimen labelling
• Patient tracking
Small office
• Mailing
• File and folder labelling
Maximum Print Area
Width: 56mm (2.2")
Length: 990mm (39")
(with standard memory)
Resolution
8 dots per mm (203dpi)
Maximum Print Speed
102mm (4") per second
Memory
Standard: 4MB flash; 8MB SDRAM
Optional: 8MB flash; with real-time clock (12MB total)
Physical Characteristics
Width: 91mm (3.6")
Depth: 191mm (7.5")
Height: 173mm (6.8")
Weight: 1.2kg (2.7lb)
Media Specifications
Label and liner width: 25.4mm (1") to 60mm (2.36")
Width with adapter guide: 15mm (0.585") to
37mm (1.44")
The TLP 2824-Z provides a convenient solution for
printing low-volume long-life labels that may be
exposed to heat or sunlight, thanks to its thermal
transfer print capability. Based on ZPL II, integration is
seamless where Zebra printers are already installed.
Applications include:
• Retail product or shelf marking in garden centres
• Pharmaceutical labels
• Laboratory samples
• Patient records
• Asset management
Maximum Print Area
Width: 56mm (2.2")
Length: 990mm (39")
(with standard memory)
Resolution
8 dots per mm (203dpi)
Maximum Print Speed
102mm (4") per second
Memory
Standard: 4MB flash; 8MB SDRAM
Optional: 8MB flash; with real-time clock (12MB total)
Physical Characteristics
Width: 140mm (5.5")
Depth: 241mm (9.5")
Height: 178mm (7")
Weight: 1.6kg (3.5lb)
Media Specifications
Label and liner width: 25.4mm (1") to 60mm (2.36")
LP 2844-Z™
TLP 2844-Z™
TLP 3844-Z
Direct Thermal Printer
Direct Thermal and
Thermal Transfer Printer
Direct Thermal and
Thermal Transfer Printer
The thermal transfer TLP 2844-Z bar code label printer
offers great performance in a space-saving desktopsize 104mm (4.09") printer. With its OpenACCESS®
design and clear media window for simple media
loading and monitoring, the TLP 2844-Z is easy to use;
increasing efficiency in workplaces such as:
The 300dpi printhead enables high-quality, crisp, clear
printing for labelling applications that feature data such
as two-dimensional barcodes, fine text or complex
graphics. The TLP 3844-Z can be quickly and easily
integrated into an Ethernet environment with the
optional internal ZebraNet PrintServer II.
• Hospitals and healthcare
• Retail product marking
• E-commerce postage
Perfect for very small labels such as:
The LP 2844-Z printer brings powerful performance
and exceptional versatility to the desktop class. With
serial, parallel and USB interfaces, plus network
connection options, the LP 2844-Z meets a variety
of connectivity needs.
Easily integrated into a variety of applications including:
• Shipping/receiving
• Warehouse shelf labelling and inventory control
• Healthcare specimen labelling and patient tracking
• Retail product marking, shelf labelling and coupon
and receipt printing
• Transportation and logistics
Maximum Print Area
Width: 104mm (4.09")
Length: 990mm (39")
(with standard memory)
Resolution
8 dots per mm (203dpi)
Maximum Print Speed
102mm (4") per second
Memory
Standard: 4MB flash (2.75MB available to user),
8MB SDRAM (4MB available to user)
Optional: 8MB flash (for a total of 12MB
with a total of 10.75MB available to user)
Physical Characteristics
Width: 193mm (7.6")
Depth: 208mm (8.2")
Height: 168mm (6.6")
Weight: 1.4kg (3.2lb)
Media Specifications
Label and liner width: 25.4mm (1") to 108mm (4.25")
Width with adapter guide: 22mm (0.85") to 71mm (2.8")
Maximum Print Area
Width: 104mm (4.09")
Length: 990mm (39")
(with standard memory)
• Laboratory or prescription bottle labelling
• Circuit board labels
• Small tags for jewellery
Resolution
8 dots per mm (203dpi)
Maximum Print Area
Width: 104mm (4.09")
Length: 990mm (39")
(with standard memory)
Maximum Print Speed
102mm (4") per second
Resolution
12 dots per mm (203dpi)
Memory
Standard: 4MB flash (2.75MB available to user),
8MB SDRAM (4MB available to user)
Optional: 8MB flash (for a total of 12MB
with a total of 10.75MB available to user)
Maximum Print Speed
102mm (4") per second
Physical Characteristics
Width: 198mm (7.8")
Depth: 238mm (9.4")
Height: 173mm (6.8")
Weight: 1.7kg (3.7lb)
Media Specifications
Label and liner width: 25.4mm (1") to 108mm (4.25")
Width with adapter guide: 22mm (0.85") to 71mm (2.8")
Memory
Standard: 4MB flash (2.75MB available to user),
8MB SDRAM (4MB available to user)
Optional: 8MB flash (for a total of 12MB with a total of
10.75MB available to user)
Physical Characteristics
Width: 198mm (7.8")
Depth: 238mm (9.4")
Height: 173mm (6.8")
Weight: 1.7kg (3.7lb)
Media Specifications
Label and liner width: 25.4mm (1") to 108mm (4.25")
Width with adapter guide: 22mm (0.85") to 71mm (2.8")
Specifications at a glance*
Standard features
Operating characteristics
Fonts and graphics
• Print methods: Direct thermal (LP) or direct
thermal/thermal transfer (TLP)
• Construction: ABS double-walled casing
• 4MB flash memory (2.75MB available to user);
8MB SDRAM (4MB available to user)
• OpenACCESS® design
• Serial, parallel and USB interfaces
• ZebraLink™-enabled
• ZebraNet™ Bridge
• 32-bit RISC processor
• Zebra’s E3® printhead energy control
• Scalable fonts
• Transmissive and reflective media sensing
• Head-up sensor
Environment
• Operating Temperature 5°C (40°F) to 41°C (105°F)
• Storage/Environment -40°C (-40°F) to 60°C (140°F)
• Operating Humidity 10 to 90% non-condensing
• Storage Humidity 5 to 95% non-condensing
Fonts and Character Sets
• Standard Fonts: 16 bitmapped, 1 smooth-scalable
(CG Triumvirate™ Bold Condensed)
• IBM® Code Page 850 International character set
• Optional European and Asian font sets
Electrical
• Autoranging external power supply
• Input: 100-240VAC; 50-60Hz
• Output: 20VDC; 2.5A
Graphic Features
• Supports user-defined fonts and graphics –
including custom logos
• ZPL II drawing commands – including boxes
and lines
Programming Language
• ZPL II® – Universal language for Zebra®
printers. Simplifies label formatting and
enables compatibility with other Zebra printers
Media characteristics
Labels and Tags
Max. Roll Size
• 127mm (5") O.D. on a 25.4mm (1") I.D. core
or 38mm (1.5") I.D. core
Thickness (label & liner)
• 0.08mm (0.003") to 0.18mm (0.007")
• Media Type
• Roll-feed or fanfold, die-cut or continuous
direct thermal labels with or without black mark,
tag stock
Ribbons
Ribbon Width
• 33mm (1.3") to 110mm (4.3")
Core I.D.
• 13mm (0.5")
Ribbon O.D.
• 33mm (1.3")
Ribbon Length
• 74m (244') using 0.0083mm (0.00033")
ribbon thickness
Ribbon Type
• Wax, wax/resin and resin
NOTE: For optimum print quality and printer
performance, use genuine Zebra ribbon and a
notched ribbon core.
Communication Interface Capabilities
• Serial RS-232 (DB-9)
• Centronics® parallel (36-pin)
• USB version 1.1
• Internal Ethernet (with optional
ZebraNet® PrintServer II)
Agency Approvals
• Emissions: FCC Part 15, Subpart B, VCCI, C-Tick
• Emissions and Susceptibility: (CE): EN55022
Class-B, EN61000-3-2, EN61000-3-3 and EN55024
• Safety: CB Scheme IEC 60950:1991 +A1 +A2
+A3 +A4, UL 60950 and C-UL, IRAM, NOM, AAMI
Bar Code Symbologies
• Linear Bar Codes: Code 11; Code 39; Code 93;
Code 128 with subsets A/B/C and UCC Case
Codes; Codabar; Industrial 2-of-5; Standard 2of-5; Interleaved 2-of-5; ISBT-128; Logmars; MSI;
Plessey; UCC/EAN-128; UPC-A, UPC-E, EAN-8,
EAN-13 with 2 or 5 digit extensions
• 2-Dimensional Codes: MaxiCode; Data Matrix;
Codablock; MicroPDF417; Code 49; QR Code;
RSS composite
Options and accessories
• Expanded memory – up to 8MB flash with
real-time clock (for a total of 12MB, 10.75MB
user-available)
• Dispenser – Label peel and present with labeltaken sensor
• Optional Internal Ethernet (ZebraNet PrintServer II)
and Serial RS-232 (RJ-11)
• ZebraDesigner™ – label design solutions
• Cutter
• Liner-free platen (LP only)
• Media adapter guides
• KDU Plus™
*Specifications listed are for base model printers with standard features only unless otherwise noted. Specifications subject to change without notice.
©2008 ZIH Corp. KDU Plus, ZebraLink and all product names and numbers are Zebra trademarks, and Zebra, representation of Zebra Head, BAR-ONE, E3, OpenACCESS, ZebraNet and ZPL II are registered trademarks of
ZIH Corp. All rights reserved. Centronics is a registered trademark of Centronics Data Computer Corporation. CG Triumvirate is a trademark of Agfa Division, Miles Inc. IBM is a registered trademark of IBM Corporation.
All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
Zebra Technologies – EMEA Headquarters & Sales Office
Zebra Technologies Europe Limited, Dukes Meadow, Millboard Road, Bourne End, Buckinghamshire, SL8 5XF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 (0)1628 556000 Fax: +44 (0)1628 556001 E-mail: mseurope@zebra.com Web: www.zebra.com
Other EMEA Locations
Europe: France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Sweden Middle East & Africa : Dubai, South Africa
12540L Rev. 4 (12/08)