Zebra® ZXP Series 3™ Card Printer

Zebra ZXP Series 3™
Card Printer
Zebra’s ZXP Series 3 direct-tocard printer provides an array of
features, outstanding print quality,
and a low cost of ownership. The
ZXP Series 3 offers a wide range of
high capacity ribbon options, along
with the capability to select the
card thickness that is right for the
application. And, when paired with
Zebra’s eco-friendly media, the ZXP
Series 3 is the most cost-effective
printing solution in its class.
The ZXP Series 3 offers vivid, highquality 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 LoadN-Go™ smart ribbons, which are
Zebra ZXP Series 3 Card Printer Data Sheet
now eco-friendly 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 as well as
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
Security: employee and student
ID cards, access control cards
Retail/Hospitality: loyalty, gift and
membership cards
Financial Services: instant
issuance financial cards
Printer Name
Drivers Supported
Electrical Specifications
ZXP Series 3 Card Printer
Windows® XP (32 bit), Windows Vista® (32 and 64
bit), Windows Server® 2003 (32 bit), Windows 7®
(32 and 64 bit), Windows Server 2008 (32 and 64
bit), Windows 8® and Win 8 Pro (32 and 64 bit),
Windows Server 2012 (64 bit)
Please see www.zebra.com for up to-date listing
of supported systems.
• Auto-switching single-phase AC power
• Operating range: 90-132VAC and 190-264VAC
• Frequency range: 47-63 Hz
• FCC Class A
Media Specifications
Printing Specifications
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
Standard Features
• 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
• Print Touch NFC tag for online printer
documentation and tools
• 100 card covered feeder (30 mil)
• 45 card capacity output hopper (30 mil)
• 16-character LCD operator control display
• 300 dpi (11.8 dots/mm) print resolution
• 2QH\HDU warranty on printer
• 2QH\HDU (unlimited passes) original printhead
• 2QH\HDU hot swap (U.S. only)
• Kensington® secure lock slot
Optional Features
Built-in 10/100 Ethernet connectivity**
Manual card feeder bezel
ZebraCare™ extended product warranty programs
Lockable enclosure with opaque output bin**
Encoding Options and Specifications
• Magnetic stripe encoder—ISO 7811 (new and
pre-encoded); tracks 1, 2 and 3; high and low
coercivity; stripe down; 30 mil cards only
• ISO 7816 smart card contact station for thirdparty external contact encoders**
• Combined MIFARE® ISO 14443 (13.56 MHz)
contactless and ISO 7816 Contact Encoder with
EMV level 1 certification and PC/SC compliance
(includes 50 card capacity [30 mil] output
• Encoding over USB and Ethernet
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+1 800 423 0442
NOTE: The ZXP Series 3 printer is designed to
work only with Zebra True Colours ix Series highperformance ribbons
• Zebra intelligent technology automatically
detects and authenticates ribbon
• Integrated cleaning roller included with each
• Media Starter Kit (single-sided): 1 YMCKO
ribbon, 200 30-mil PVC cards
• Specially designed cleaning supplies simplify
preventive maintenance
True Colours ix Series ZXP 3 Ribbon&1
YMCKO: 20 images/roll
½ YMCKO: images/roll
YMCKOK: images/roll
KdO: images/roll
KrO: images/roll
Black Monochrome: 000 images/roll
Red Monochrome: 100 images/roll
Blue Monochrome: 100 images/roll
Gold Monochrome: 100 images/roll
Silver Monochrome: 100 images/roll
White Monochrome: 0 images/roll
Card Compatibility
NOTE: For optimum print quality and printer
performance, use of Genuine Zebra™ supplies is
• Card Thickness: 10-40 mil
• Card Size: CR-80, ISO 7810 format, Type ID-1
• Card Material: PVC and PVC composite
• Smart Card Contact – ISO 7816-1,2,3,4
• Smart Card Contactless MIFARE® ISO 14443A/B
• Spot color or monochrome print only on < 20
mil card thickness
Physical Specifications (standard model)
Height: 9.3” (236 mm)
Width: 7.9” (200 mm)
Depth: 14.5” (368 mm)
Weight: 11.6 lbs (5.3 kg)
Environmental Specifications
• Operating Temperature: 60º F to 86º F (15º C to
30º C)
• Storage Temperature: 23º F to 131º F (-5º C to
55º C)
• Operating Humidity: 20% to 65% noncondensing
• Storage Humidity: 20% to 70% non-condensing
• Media Storage:
- Temperature: 41º F to 77º F (5º C to 25º C)
- Humidity: 35% to 65% non-condensing
- Do not store in direct sunlight
Genuine Zebra Supplies
Genuine Zebra supplies meet stringent
quality standards and are recommended
for optimal printing quality and proper
printer performance.
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.
Communications Interfaces
• USB V2.0 (cable included) - standard
• Built-in 10/100 Ethernet - optional**
Asia-Pacific Headquarters
+65 6858 0722
EMEA Headquarters
+44 (0)1628 556000
Latin America Headquarters
+1 847 955 2283
Other Locations / USA: California, Georgia, Illinois, Rhode Island, Texas, Wisconsin Europe: France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Turkey,
United Kingdom Asia Pacific: Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam
Latin America: Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Florida (LA Headquarters in USA), Mexico Africa/Middle East: Dubai, South Africa
*Specifications subject to change without notice. **Field upgradeable options
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Windows, Windows Vista and Windows Server are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. MIFARE is a registered trademark
of Philips Semiconductors Gratkorn GMBH Ltd. Kensington is a registered trademark of ACCO Brands Corporation. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.