Z S e r i e s™
Z S e r i e s™
Competitively Priced,
State-of-the-art Printer
Thermal, On-demand Bar Code Printers
• Best price value in its class
• Prints up to 10 ips
• Prints label and tag stock up to
seven inches wide for forms or
multiple-up labels
• Flash memory
• Auto-calibration; auto-detectable
Competitively priced,
power supply
Simple Operation/Easy-to-load Media
performance printers
• Easy-to-use, color-coded operator cues
you can customize to
• Intuitively designed front panel controls
your printing needs.
• Clear media window
Z Series printers are
the price/performance
leader in their class.
With print speeds of up
to 10 inches per second
(ips), they are some of
Zebra’s fastest printers.
Thanks to the Z Series’
modular design, it’s
easy to add optional
features that can be
field-installed as your
needs change.
Wide-label Printing
• Bi-fold media door and cantilevered
printhead design for easy access
Modular Design
• Protects your investment by allowing
future printer modifications and
upgrades, including:
• 300dpi
• Media handling (cutter and catch
tray; full media rewind)
• 2MB Flash or 8MB Flash via PCMCIA
card; 2MB DRAM
• ZebraNet® PrintServer II
• LCD display on front panel
For more information
Contact your Zebra representative for additional printer
specifications. For information on Zebra’s other printers,
supplies, software and accessories, ask your reseller, call
+1 800.423.0442, or visit our Web site.
The Z6000’s 6.6-inch
print width enables
users to print wide or
“multiple up” labels
without rotating the
image or compromising
bar code readability.
Both the Z6000 and
Z4000 are ideal for
a broad range of
labeling applications.
Zebra Bar Code Products
International Headquarters
333 Corporate Woods Parkway
Vernon Hills, IL 60061-3109 U.S.A.
Phone: +1 847.634.6700 or +1 800.423.0442
Fax: +1 847.913.8766
Other Locations
United States: California, Florida, Rhode Island,
Utah, Wisconsin
Europe: France, Germany, United Kingdom
Asia: Hong Kong, Japan, Seoul, Singapore
An ISO 9001 registered company
©2000 Zebra Technologies Corporation
Printed in U.S.A.
Specifications at a Glance*
Standard Features
Print methods: Thermal transfer or direct thermal
Construction: Die-cast aluminum frame
Zebra E3® Printhead Energy Control
Auto-detectable power supply
Zebra Programming Language (ZPL® & ZPL II®)
• Universal language for Zebra printers. Simplifies label
formatting and enables seamless compatibility with
other Zebra printers.
Operating Characteristics
Operating Temp. 40°F/5°C to 105°F/40°C
Storage/ Environ. -40°F/-40°C to 140°F/60°C
Operating Humidity 20-85% non-condensing
Storage Humidity 5-85% non-condensing
• Universal auto-detectable power supply 90-265 VAC;
Communication Interface Capabilities
• RS-232C/422/485 serial port
• IEEE 1284 compatible, bi-directional parallel port
Z 4 0 0 0
Agency Approvals
• UL 1950; CISPR 22 (Class B); IEC 950; 801-2,
-3 and -4 standards; Canadian Doc. (Class A);
FCC (Class B); CE compliance
48-62 Hz; 5A fused
Both the Z4000 and Z6000 are perfect for moderate volume printing applications in
commercial or light industrial environments, including:
• Shipping/Receiving or other
compliance labeling
Media Characteristics
For optimum print quality and printer performance, use
Genuine Zebra supplies.
Labels and Tags
Ribbon is recommended to be at least as wide
as media.
Max. Roll Size
• 8”/203mm O.D. on a 3”/76mm I.D. core
Max. Roll Size
• 3.2”/81.3mm O.D. on a 1”/25.4mm I.D. core
Thickness (label & liner)
• .0023”/.058mm-.010”/.25mm
Standard Lengths
• 984’/300m-1476’/450m; provides 2:1 & 3:1 media
roll to ribbon ratios
Media Type
• Continuous or fanfold, die-cut, black mark, perforated,
notched, tag stock
Ribbon Set-up
• Ribbon wound ink side out
Fonts and Character Sets
Bar Code Symbologies
• Standard Fonts: 9 bitmapped, 1 smooth scalable
• Linear Bar Codes: Code 11, Code 39, Code 93, Code
(CG Triumvirate™ Bold Condensed)
• Sets: IBM® Code Page 850 International character set
• Optional European and Asian font sets
128, ISBT-128, UPC-A, UPC-E, EAN-8, EAN-13, UPC
and EAN 2 or 5 digital extensions, Plessey, POSTNET,
Standard 2 of 5, Industrial 2 of 5, Interleaved 2 of 5,
• Two-Dimensional: CODABLOCK, PDF-417, Code 49,
DataMatrix, Maxi Code, QR Code, Micro PDF-417
Graphic Features
• Supports user-defined fonts and graphics—including
custom logos
• ZPL II drawing commands—including boxes and lines
Options and Accessories
• 300dpi printhead
• 3MB DRAM (with 2MB DRAM option); up to 2MB
Flash; up to 8MB via PCMCIA card
• LCD front panel
• Cutter with catch tray
• Full roll peel/rewind combination
Z 6 0 0 0
PCMCIA connector (supports PC cards up to 8MB)
ZebraNet PrintServer II (for Ethernet connectivity)
BAR-ONE® software
European and Asian font sets
*Specifications listed are for base model printers with standard features only unless otherwise
noted. Specifications subject to change without notice. All product and brand names are
trademarks of their respective companies. All rights reserved.
• Asset tracking
• Inventory control
• Ticketing
• Work-in-process
• Applications requiring labels with
high-resolution graphics or small fonts
Maximum Print Area
Width: 4.09”/104mm
Length with 203dpi:
37”/940mm (with standard memory)
39”/991mm (with optional memory)
Length with 300dpi:
16”/406mm (with standard memory)
39”/991mm (with optional memory)
Maximum Print Area
Width: 6.6”/168mm
Length with 203dpi:
23”/584mm (with standard memory)
39”/991mm (with optional memory)
Length with 300dpi:
10”/254mm (with standard memory)
38”/956mm (with optional memory)
203dpi/8dots/mm or 300dpi/12dots/mm
203dpi/8dots/mm or 300dpi/12dots/mm
Maximum Print Speed
10”/254mm per second (with 203dpi)
Maximum Print Speed
10”/254mm per second (with 203dpi)
Standard: 1MB DRAM
Optional: 2MB DRAM (brings memory to 3MB
DRAM); up to 2MB Flash; up to 8MB Flash via
Standard: 1MB RAM
Optional: 2MB DRAM (brings memory to
3MB DRAM); up to 2MB Flash; up to 8MB
Flash via PCMCIA card
Physical Characteristics
Width: 10.27”/261mm
Depth: 18.28”/464mm
Height: 11.47”/291mm
Weight: 25lbs./11kg
Physical Characteristics
Width: 12.84”/326mm
Depth: 18.28”/464mm
Height: 11.47”/291mm
Weight: 26.5lbs/12kg
Media Specifications
Label and liner width:
Ribbon width:
Media Specifications
Label and liner width:
Ribbon width: