Zebra® R4Mplus™
RFID Printer/Encoder
f o r E P C C l a s s 1 Ta g s
RFID. Bar Coding. We’ve Got You Covered.
The R4Mplus builds on Zebra’s rich heritage as a leader
in on-demand bar code compliance labeling solutions and as
the pioneer of the first radio frequency identification (RFID)
smart label printer/encoder on the market. One of Zebra’s
“R” series of on-demand printer/encoders, the R4Mplus
helps you to comply with the RFID supply chain requirements
of major retailers and government agencies as it also
enhances efficiencies within your own company. Plus, the
R4Mplus is designed to support Electronic Product Code™
With support for EPC UHF Class 1 tags,
the R4Mplus printer/encoders are
perfect for pilots, field tests, and
demonstration projects for:
(EPC) RFID standards as they develop—making it an ideal
• Inventory management
Flexible and Reliable
• Asset tracking
• Distribution
solution as you move forward with your RFID initiatives.
Able to support ultra-high-frequency (UHF) Class 1 transponders
from Alien Technology, the R4Mplus offers unique flexibility by
• Shipping/Receiving
providing both “read and write” and “read only” options. UHF
• Supply chain management
transponders are perfect for tagging pallets, cartons, and cases
throughout the supply chain because their long read ranges
allow for unattended batch reading. Count on the R4Mplus
with die-cast metal construction for dependable performance
in your distribution center or warehouse environment.
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R4Mplus
Specifications at a Glance*
MEDIA CHARACTERISTICS
RELATED PRODUCTS
Smart Labels
Maximum label and liner length
Options
39” / 991 mm
Maximum label and liner width
4.50” /114 mm Tear/Cutter; 4.25” /108 mm
Peel/Rewind
Maximum roll diameter
8” /203 mm O.D. on a 3” /76 mm I.D. core
Core diameter
3” /76 mm
Media thickness
Confidently advance your EPC
RFID compliance and business
improvement initiatives with the
UHF R4Mplus for Class 1 tags.
.0023” /.058 mm to .01” /.25 mm
Media types
Continuous or fanfold, die-cut, notched, tag
stock, perforated
For optimum print quality and performance,
use Genuine Zebra Supplies.
Supported Transponder Types
STANDARD FEATURES
Integrated UHF RFID reader/encoder for EPC
Class 1 (Alien) tags
Print methods: Thermal transfer or direct
thermal
Construction: Die-cast aluminum base,
frame and printhead mechanism
Zebra Printer Management
Metal media cover with large clear window
Zebra E 3 ® Printhead Energy Control
Auto-calibration
Adjustable transmissive sensor
Real-time clock
Auto-ranging (110 V–220 V) power supply
Color-coded operator cues
Back-lit LCD control panel
PRINTER SPECIFICATIONS
Resolution
203 dpi/8 dots per mm
Memory
Standard: 4 MB Flash, 2 MB user available,
8 MB DRAM
Optional:
Up to 32 MB additional linear Flash via
PCMCIA
Up to 256 MB additional ATA format via
PCMCIA or CompactFlash® cards
EPC UHF Class 1 (draft specification)
Alien Technology (64-bit memory)
Width: 4.09”/104 mm
Length: 165”/4,202 mm
Print Speed
10”/ 254 mm per second
Media Sensors
Transmissive
Software
BAR-ONE® 6.04 software
COMMUNICATION AND INTERFACE
CAPABILITIES
RS-232 serial port
High-speed, IEEE1284, bi-directional parallel interface
ZebraNet PrintServer II (internal or external)
PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES
Zebra Printer Management
Standard length
ZebraLink™
ZebraNet™ Utilities
ZebraNet Bridge
1476’ /450 m
Programming Language
3.2” / 81.3 mm
Ratio
3:1
Width
2.0” /51 mm to 4.33” /110 mm
Ribbon setup
Ribbon wound ink side out
Core I.D.
1” / 25.4 mm
OPERATING CHARACTERISTICS
Environmental
Operating temperature
32º F/0º C to 104º F/40º C (Direct Thermal);
40º F/5º C to 104º F/40º C (Thermal Transfer)
Storage temperature -40º F/-40º C to 140º F/60º C
Operating humidity 20-85% non-condensing
Storage humidity 5-85% non-condensing
Electrical
Universal auto-ranging (PFC-compliant) power
supply 90-265 VAC; 48-62 Hz; 5A fused
Agency approvals
* Specifications subject to change without notice. ©2005 ZIH
Corp. ZebraLink, ZBI, ZebraNet, and all product names and numbers are Zebra trademarks, and Zebra, E3, ZebraNet, BAR-ONE,
and ZPL II are registered trademarks of ZIH Corp. All rights
reserved. Electronic Product Code is a trademark of EPCglobal Inc.
CompactFlash is a registered trademark of SanDisk Corporation.
IBM is a registered trademark of International Business Machines
Corporation.CG Triumvirate is a trademark of Agfa Division, Miles
Inc. UFST is a registered trademark of Agfa Monotype Corporation.
All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
HEADQUARTERS
RS-422/485 serial port adapter
ZebraNet® PrintServer II (internal or external)
Outside diameter
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Width: 10.93” / 278 mm
Height: 13.32” / 338 mm
Depth: 18.69” / 475 mm
Weight: 32.4 lb/15 kg
Shipping weight: 49 lb / 22 kg
Print Length
Connectivity
RIBBON CHARACTERISTICS
cULus, FCC-B
Print Width
Standard Memory: 4 MB Flash, 2 MB user
available 8 MB DRAM
Optional Memory:
-Up to 32 MB additional linear Flash via PCMCIA
-Up to 256 MB additional ATA format via PCMCIA
or CompactFlash cards
Memory socket board option
European and Asian font sets
ZPL II®—Universal language for Zebra printers.
Simplifies label formatting and enables format
compatibility with other Zebra printers.
ZBI™—Controls and interprets text and data from
peripherals and non-ZPL printer programming
languages. Transmits captured data over LAN,
WAN, or wireless network via e-mail or TCP/IP
messaging.
BAR CODES / SYMBOLOGIES
Linear Bar Codes
Code 11, Code 39, Code 93, Code 128 with
subsets A/B/C and UCC Case C Codes, UPC-A,
UPC-E, EAN-8, EAN-13, UPC and EAN 2 or 5
digit extensions, Plessey, Postnet, Standard
2-of-5, Industrial 2-of-5, Interleaved 2-of-5,
Logmars, MSI, Codabar, Planet Code, RSS
2-Dimensional
Codablock, PDF417, Code 49, Data Matrix,
MaxiCode, QR Code, Micro PDF417, TLC 39, RSS
FONTS AND GRAPHICS
Fonts
7 bitmapped, 1 smooth scalable (CG Triumvirate™
Bold Condensed)
Sets: International character sets supporting the
following code pages: IBM® Code Page 850
International character set
Contains UFST® from Agfa Monotype Corporation
Optional European and Asian font sets
Graphic Features
Supports user-defined fonts and graphics—
including custom logos
ZPL II drawing commands—including boxes
and lines
Zebra Technologies International, LLC T: +1 847 793 2600 or +1 800 423 0442 F: +1 847 913 8766
ADDRESS: 333 Corporate Woods Parkway, Vernon Hills, IL 60061-3109 U.S.A. WEB: www.zebra.com
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GSA#: GS-35F-0268N
©2005 ZIH Corp. Printed in U.S.A.
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