ZXP Series 3™ Card Printer
Best-In-Class Choice for Desktop Card Printing
The ZXP Series 3 direct-to-card printer offers several advanced features
that provide best-in-class performance at an affordable price point.
Zebra’s ZRaster™ host-based image processing technology, for
example, enables high-speed printing while optimizing image quality.
And Zebra is first to market with high-performance ribbons that have an improved formulation specifically designed for high-speed, highquality printing.
ZXP Series 3 Printers Offer:
The ZXP Series 3 slips easily into tight work spaces thanks to its
compact footprint, and with easy-to-use attributes like quick-replace
Load-N-Go™ ribbon cartridge and LCD display with operating prompts,
it requires little training and optimizes uptime. Meet a spectrum of
applications with a full suite of buy-now or add-later encoding options,
and a choice of connectivity for easy system integration.
• New high-performance ribbons
designed for high-speed, highquality image printing
Print one or both sides with high-quality, consistent, color or
monochrome images for a variety of applications including ID and
access control cards, and personalized gift, membership and loyalty
cards. For affordable printing of financial cards, just select the
enclosure lock option. • ZRaster™ host-based image
processing technology for increased
throughput and image quality
• Smart card and magnetic stripe
encoding to meet a variety of
markets and applications
• Intuitive design for ease of use and
simplified training requirements
• Optional enclosure lock for financial card printing
• Single- or dual-sided direct-to-card
Specifications at a Glance*
Printing Specifications
• Dye sublimation thermal transfer direct-to-card
• ZRaster host-based image processing technology
• Full-color or monochrome printing
• Single- and dual-sided printing
• 750 cph monochrome single-sided
• 180 cph full-color YMCKO single-sided
• Edge-to-edge printing on standard CR80 media
Microsoft Windows Certified Printer Drivers
Windows XP, *Windows Vista®, Windows Server®
2003, *Windows Server 2008, *Windows 7
NOTE: Print speed based on click to drop, average
print coverage, with USB connectivity, and cards per
hour (cph) under certain conditions. Print speeds
subject to change.
General Specifications
• Zebra True Colours® ix Series™ high-performance
ribbons with intelligent media technology
• Microsoft® Windows® drivers
• USB connectivity
• Covered 100 card feeder (30 mil)
• 45 card output hopper (30 mil)
• Auto calibration of media
• Load-N-Go™ drop-in ribbon cartridge
• 16-character LCD display
• 300 dpi (11.8 dots/mm) print resolution
• 32 MB memory standard
• Two-year warranty on printer
• Two-year (unlimited passes) original printhead
• Kensington® physical lock slot
*32 bit and 64 bit compatible
Supplies Specifications
• Zebra ix Series intelligent technology for
authenticating and automating color ribbons
• Media Starter Kits—includes one (YMCKO or
YMCKOK) ribbon with cleaning roller, 200 30-mil cards (blank or magnetic stripe)
• Cleaning supplies
True Colours ix Series High-Performance Ribbons
• YMCKO: 200 images/roll
• YMCKOK: 165 images/roll
• Monochrome: black, blue, green, gold, silver, red
1000 images/roll; white 850 images/roll
• KdO: 500 images/roll
• KrO: 500 images/roll
Card Compatibility
CardStudio™ Software
• Width: 7.9"/201 mm
• Height: 9.3"/236 mm
• Depth: 14.5"/368 mm
• Weight (printer only): 12.2 lbs/5.53 kg
For more information, visit www.zebra.com/cardstudio
Communications Interfaces
Encoding Options & Specifications
• Single-phase AC power
• 90V~264V AC RMS and 47-63 HZ (50-60 Hz nominal)
• FCC Class A
• Code 39, Code 128 B & C with & without check digit
• 2 of 5 Interleaved
• UPC-A, EAN 8 & EAN 13
• PDF417 2-D bar code and other symbologies can be
printed via Windows drivers
• TrueType® and other symbologies available via
Windows driver
For more information, visit www.zebra.com
• CardSense™ single-card feed mode
• Built-in 10/100 Ethernet connectivity
• Lockable enclosure/card feeder and obscured output hopper
• ZebraCare™ extended warranty programs
Bar Codes & Fonts
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 Series high-performance ribbons.
Zebra’s ZMotif™
CardStudio™ is
an easy-to-learn,
card design and
card issuance
software suite. It
makes designing
and printing professional photo ID
cards and other cards easy, with
basic to advanced features, and
support for all Zebra card printers.
• Card Thickness: 30 mil
• Card Size: CR-80 ISO 7810 format, Type ID-1, 2.12" x 3.38" (54 x 86 mm)
• Card Material: PVC and composite
• Smart card contact—ISO 7816-1,2,3,4
• Smart card contactless MIFARE ISO 14443 A/B
Optional Features
• Magnetic stripe encoder—ISO 7811 (new and re-encoded, tracks 1, 2, and 3, high and low
coercivity, stripe down, 30 mil card thickness)
• Smart card contact station—ISO 7816
• Combined MIFARE® contactless ISO 14443 and
ISO 7816 contact encoder—PC/SC and EMV level 1 compliant
Genuine Zebra™ Supplies
• USB V2.0—standard (cable included)
• Built-in 10/100 Ethernet—optional
• Operating Temperature: 60º F/15º to 86º F/30º C
• Storage Temperature: 23º F/-5º C to 158º F/70º C
• Operating Humidity: 20% to 65% inclusive, non-condensing
• Storage Humidity: 20% to 70% inclusive, non-condensing
For more information
07, Unity Place, Colombo 03..
Tel: 011-4513963 / 2372015
*Specifications subject to change without notice.
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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.
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