PRODUCT SPEC SHEET
ZEBRA® ZXP SERIES 3™ CARD PRINTER
Zebra® ZXP Series 3
Card Printer
Everything you could want in a professional printer.
Zebra’s ZXP Series 3 direct-to-card printer provides a bevy of features and outstanding
print quality — and a low cost of ownership. The ZXP Series 3 high capacity and wide range
of ribbon options along with the capability to select the card thickness that is right for the
application, and ENERGY STAR® rating, makes the ZXP Series 3 the most cost effective card
printing solution in its class.
The ZXP Series 3 offers vivid, high-quality full color and monochrome printing on single- or
dual-sided cards. Operating the ZXP Series 3 is simplified with an intuitive design, color touch
points, and quick-replace higher capacity Load-N-Go™ smart ribbons, which are now Ecofriendly using less plastic and more biodegradable material. Zebra’s ZRaster™ host-based
image processing technology enables high speed printing — without sacrificing image quality.
The printer’s compact design makes it the right choice for tight work spaces. Smart card
and magnetic stripe encoding options allow the ZXP Series 3 to meet the needs of a variety
of markets and applications, including ID and access control cards, and personalized gift,
membership and loyalty cards. Standard Kensington™ lock feature and optional enclosure lock
make the ZXP Series 3 ideal for secure card printing solutions.
Print Touch
The ZXP Series 3 includes Zebra Print Touch™, an embedded Near Field
Communication (NFC) chip and software. Just hold your NFC enabled smartphone
up to the Zebra Print Touch logo on the printer to read key printer information and
launch Web-based help pages.
Ideal for these
applications:
Retail/ Hospitality
•Loyalty cards
•Gift cards
•Membership
cards
Financial Services
•Instant issuance
financial cards
Security
•Employee ID
cards
•Student ID cards
•Acess control
cards
PRODUCT SPEC SHEET
ZEBRA® ZXP SERIES 3™ CARD PRINTER
Specifications Chart*
PRINTER NAME
DRIVERS SUPPORTED
Zebra® ZXP Series 3™ Card Printer
PRINTING SPECIFICATIONS
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Dye-sublimation thermal transfer direct to card
Full color or monochrome printing
Single- or dual-sided printing
700 cph monochrome single-sided
195 cph single-sided YMCKO
140 cph dual-sided YMCKOK
Edge-to-edge printing on standard CR-80 media
• True Colours® ix Series™ ZXP 3 high-performance
ribbons with intelligent media technology
• High capacity, Eco-Friendly Load-N-Go™ drop-in
ribbon cartridges
• ZRaster™ host-based image processing
• Auto calibration of ribbon
• USB connectivity
• Microsoft Certified Windows drivers
• ENERGY STAR Certified
• Print Touch NFC tag for online printer documentation
and tools
• 100 card covered feeder (30mil)
• 45 card capacity output hopper (30mil)
• 16-character LCD operator control display
• 300dpi (11.8dots/mm) print resolution
• Two-year warranty on printer
• Two-year (unlimited passes) original printhead
• Kensington secure lock slot
OPTIONAL FEATURES
Built-in 10/100 Ethernet connectivity ^
CardSense™ single-card feed mode ^
ZebraCare™ extended product warranty programs
Lockable enclosure with obscured output bin ^
ENCODING OPTIONS AND SPECIFICATIONS
Magnetic
Stripe
Encoder
Smart Card
Contact
Station
Combined
contact and
contactless^
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ISO 7811 (new and re-encoded,
tracks 1, 2, and 3, high and low
coercivity, stripe down, 30mil card
only)
ISO 7816
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• Windows XP
•Vista
• Server 2003
• Server 2008
• Windows 7
(32-bit and 64-bit compatible)
• Windows 8
(32-bit and 64-bit compatible)
Please see zebra.com for up to-date
listing of supported systems.
MEDIA SPECIFICATIONS
STANDARD FEATURES
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Microsoft
Windows
Certified
Printer Drivers
NOTE: The ZXP Series 3 printer is designed to work
only with Zebra True Colours ix Series ZXP 3 highperformance ribbons.
• Zebra ix Series intelligent technology automatically
detects and authenticates ribbon.
• Integrated cleaning roller included on each ribbon.
• Media Starter Kit (single-sided): 1 roll 280 images
YMCKO ribbon, 200 30-mil PVC cards
• Specially designed cleaning supplies simplify
preventive maintenance
• Optional Cleaning Kit: 4 print engine cleaning cards
and 4 feeder cleaning cards, 1000 images/card
TRUE COLOURS IX SERIES ZXP 3 RIBBON
YMCKO
280 images/roll
½ YMCKO
400 images/roll
YMCKOK
230 images/roll
Black
Monochrome
2000 images/roll
ENVIRONMENTAL SPECIFICATIONS
Operating
Temperature
60 ~ 86˚F/ 15~ 30˚C
Storage
Temperature
23 ~ 131˚F/ -5~ 55˚C
Operating
Humidity
20%~ 65% non-condensing
Storage
Humidity
20%~ 70% non-condensing
Media
Storage
•Temperature
41 ~ 77˚F/ 5~ 25˚C
•Humidity:
35%~ 65% non-condensing
• Do not store in direct sunlight
CARDSTUDIO™ SOFTWARE
Zebra’s CardStudio™ is an easy-to-learn,
easy-to-operate complete card design and card
issuance software suite. It makes designing and
printing high quality photo ID cards and other cards
easy, with basic to advanced features, and support
for all Zebra card printers. For more information,
visit www.zebra.com/cardstudio.
GENUINE ZEBRA™ SUPPLIES
Genuine Zebra supplies meet stringent quality
standards and are recommended for optimal printing
quality and proper printer performance. The ZXP
Series 3 card printer is designed to work only with
Zebra True Colours™ ix ZXP Series 3 high-performance,
high capacity ribbons.
COMMUNICATIONS INTERFACES
• USB V2.0 (cable included) — (standard)
• Built-in 10/100 Ethernet — (optional)^
ELECTRICAL SPECIFICATIONS
• Auto-switching single-phase AC power
• Operating range:
90 ~ 132VAC and 190 ~ 264VAC RMS
• Frequency range: 47 ~ 63Hz
• FCC Class A
PHYSICAL SPECIFICATIONS (STANDARD MODEL)
MIFARE® ISO 14443 (13.56MHz)
ISO 7816 PC/SC compliant
EMV level 1 certified
50 card capacity (30mil) external
output hopper
• Capable of encoding over USB
and Ethernet
Height
9.3”/ 236mm
Width
7.9”/ 200mm
Depth
14.5”/ 368mm
Weight
11.6 lbs/ 5.3kg
Field upgradeable options.
Asia-Pacific Headquarters | +65 6858 0722 | contact.apac@zebra.com
*Specifications subject to change without notice. ©2015 ZIH Corp. Zebra, the Zebra head graphic and Zebra Technologies logo are trademarks of
ZIH Corp, registered in many jurisdictions worldwide. ZQ500 and all product names and numbers are Zebra trademarks. All rights reserved. All other
trademarks are the property of their respective owners. 07/2015 (AP)