Zebra® Xi4™ High-Performance Printers

Zebra® Xi4™
Zebra’s built-to-last Xi™ series
printers are legendary for their
rugged durability, consistently
outstanding print quality, fast print
speed, long life, and unparalleled
reliability in demanding applications.
These qualities translate into low
total cost of ownership—making
them a smart investment for
organizations with high-volume,
mission-critical or specialty
labeling applications.
Xi4 printers build on this legacy
to boost your operational
productivity with up to 40 percent
faster print speeds on select
models, faster 10/100 Ethernet
connection speeds, and enhanced
early warning systems for reduced
downtime. Other advanced and
flexible features include a large,
easy-to-read front panel for simple
Zebra Xi4 Data Sheet
setup with optional customizable
menu and support for a wider
assortment of languages.
Integration is easier with a variety
of network connectivity options,
while ZebraLink™ Solutions
provide remote printer
management capabilities.
Enhanced Features
Print speeds up to 14”/356 mm
per second (110Xi4™ and
140Xi4™) for increased batch and
print/apply productivity
LCD content and navigation
customizable to user needs
Large, easy-to-use LCD screen
simplifies setup
Flexible connectivity including
simultaneous parallel/Ethernet
Advanced ribbon- and media-low
LCD/e-mail alerts
On-board diagnostic tools and
adjustments to ensure optimum
print quality
RFID Ready (110Xi4)
now standard
Productivity That Won’t Quit
Flexible for Specialty Labeling Applications
Drive down operations downtime with the all-metal
Xi series’ rugged dependability and premium
• Handles everything from paper to specialty label
and tag stocks.
• Easy change-over from one label media to the next.
• Consistently outstanding print quality on the widest
range of media thicknesses.
• From tiny component labels, to compliance labels,
to wide-web (e.g., chemical drum) labels, the Xi4
offers a wide range of print widths and resolutions
to fit various applications.
Xi4 printers easily keep pace with your
high-volume production line.
• Xi4 models with 14”/356 mm per second print
speeds provide one of the fastest technologies on
the market, improving productivity in batch printing
and print-and-apply lines.
• Fast processing and throughput raise productivity.
• Powerful memory stores more label formats,
fonts and graphics.
• Durable metal printhead mechanism delivers
outstanding print quality over the long run, reducing
or eliminating downtime for printhead replacement.
For mission-critical and 24/7 operations,
every minute down means money out the window.
Turn up your uptime with Xi4 printers.
Strong Return On Your Investment
• Reliable performance over the long run minimizes
maintenance needs and total cost of ownership.
• With one printer model and Zebra’s wide range
of label materials and sizes, you can address a
variety of printing applications, reducing the need
to purchase different printers for every specific
labeling application.
• The wireless connectivity option frees you
from paying for recabling with every physical
reconfiguration of your operations.
• The long-proven Xi series platform is designed and
built to work nonstop, all day, every day.
• Quickly identify and resolve printer issues with
early warning systems that indicate when to service
the printhead and change ribbons/media, and with
remote printer management/monitoring.
DURABLE Industrial-strength
Xi4 printers withstand the
most demanding operating environments.
• Rugged, heavy-gauge steel housing and metal
interior components brush off bangs and bumps.
• Enclosed operating mechanisms block out
debilitating dust and dirt.
• Printers operate trouble-free in a wide range of
temperatures and humidity levels.
Zebra Xi4 Data Sheet
Zebra’s Xi4 is loaded with features and options that make the
printers easy to set up, easy to integrate and easy to use.
Easy to Integrate
Customizable Menus
• The included internal ZebraNet® 10/100 Print
Server (Ethernet) and secure 802.11b/g wireless
connectivity options meet the needs of evolving
network environments.
• Integrating and maintaining Xi4 printers remotely is
simple with Zebra’s centralized management tools
that leverage the power of ZebraLink™ Solutions.
Design and create customized menus.
• Menus can now contain just the items you define.
• Store multiple profiles on the printer and switch
between them as needed.
• Contact Zebra’s Development Services group
for assistance.
Supplies Monitoring
Printer Setup Made Simple
Printer setup and configuration is now click-simple.
• Easy-to-follow wizards quickly guide you through
• Fast changes—whether you are adding a new
printer, moving an existing printer to a new location
or adding new capabilities.
Printer Auto-configuration
Using the new “Mirror” feature, Xi4 printers can
leverage your existing server infrastructure to
automatically retrieve user-defined configurations,
including files, formats, graphics and firmware.
Monitor supply levels proactively.
• New supplies monitoring feature works in real time.
• Printer alerts users when ribbon and media levels
are running low, before they run out.
Zebra’s Enterprise Connector Solution
Streamline your printing process!
• Print barcode labels directly from Oracle’s
BI Publisher.
• Easy to implement and manage.
ZebraNet™ Bridge Enterprise
Deploy, manage and monitor your Xi4 printers from
a single PC screen anywhere on your global
network—all from a user-friendly Windows® interface.
Zebra Xi4 Data Sheet
Genuine Zebra™ Supplies
ZebraCare™ Service
Ensure consistent print quality,
reduce downtime and increase
productivity in your printing
process with genuine Zebra™
supplies. We manufacture each
supplies product with the exact
same materials every time so you
always get crisp, readable and
scannable output without needing
to adjust the printer darkness
setting between rolls.
Increase printer uptime, and reduce
lost productivity and unbudgeted
repair costs, by selecting a ZebraCare
Depot or ZebaCare On-Site service
agreement. A cost-effective means of
planning and budgeting your annual
maintenance expenditures, your
agreement ensures that trained Zebra
technicians will bring your printer back
to factory specifications. Zebra offers
a variety of plans to fit your budget
and business needs.
Printer Name
Media Characteristics
Fonts and character sets
• Max. Roll Size: 8”/203 mm O.D. on a 3”/76 mm
I.D. core
• Thickness (label & liner): .003”/.076 mm to
.012”/.305 mm
• Media Types: Continuous fanfold, die-cut or
black mark
• For optimum print quality and printer
performance, use genuine Zebra™ supplies.
• Unicode™-compliant Global Printing
• Bitmap fonts A through H and GS symbols are
expandable up to 10 times; height and width
• Smooth, scalable font Ø (CG Triumvirate™ Bold
Condensed) is expandable dot-by-dot; height
and width independent
• IBM® Code Page 850 International Characters
• Contains UFST® from Montotype Imaging, Inc.
Standard Features
• Print methods: Thermal transfer or direct
• 32 bit 133 Mhz RISC processor
• 8 MB Flash memory—including 2.0 MB
user-available non-volatile memory storage
for downloadable objects
• Internal real-time clock
• Advanced label/media counters
• Auto calibration—printer calibrates when printer
is turned on or when printhead is closed using
approximately two labels
• Early warning systems—provide low label, low
ribbon and clean printhead alerts via the front
panel and ZebraLink alerts
• New full-function front panel and large
multilingual back-lit LCD display—with userprogrammable password protection
• Clear media side door—easy monitoring of
supplies usage without opening the printer
• Thin film printhead with Element Energy
Equalizer™ (E3™) for superior print quality
• Serial RS-232 and bi-directional parallel
ports—with auto detect
• Internal ZebraNet® 10/100 Print Server (Ethernet)
• Dual media sensors—transmissive and
reflective, selectable through software or
front panel
• ENERY STAR® qualified
Operating Characteristics
• Operating Temperature:
40° F/5° C to 105° F/40° C (Thermal Transfer)
32° F/0° C to 105° F/40° C (Direct Thermal)
• Storage/Transport Environ.:
-40° F/-40° C to 140° F/60° C
• Operating Humidity: 20-85% non-condensing
• Storage Humidity: 5-85% non-condensing
• Ribbon is recommended to be at least as wide
as media.
• Max. Roll Size: 3.2”/81.3 mm O.D. on a
1”/25.4 mm I.D. core
• Standard Lengths: 1,476’/450 m or 984’/300 m;
provides 3:1 & 2:1 media roll to ribbon ratios
• Ribbon Setup: Ribbon wound ink side out
ZebraLink Solutions
• ZebraDesigner™ Pro
• ZebraDesigner
• ZebraDesigner for XML
• ZebraNet™ Utilities v 7.0
• ZebraNet Bridge Enterprise
• Zebra Enterprise Connector
Graphic features
Supports user-defined fonts and graphics—
including custom logos
Barcode symbologies
• Linear Barcodes: Code 11, Code 39, Code 93,
Code 128 with subsets A/B/C and UCC Case C
Codes, ISBT-128, 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
• 2-Dimensional: Codablock, PDF417, Code 49,
Data Matrix, MaxiCode, QR Code, MicroPDF417,
TLC 39, GS1 DataBar (RSS), Aztec
Options and Accessories
• ZebraNet Wireless Plus Print Server
• ZebraNet 10/100 Print Server
• ZPL® or ZPL II® programming language—
selectable through software or front panel
• XML-Enabled printing—direct-connect
integration for barcode label printing; eliminates
license fees and print server hardware and
lowers customization and programming costs
• ZBI 2.1™— Allows printers to run applications,
prompt users through control-panel commands
and use files stored on the printer as a data
• Universal power supply with power-factor
correction 90-264 VAC; 48-62 Hz
• Serial RS-232 and bi-directional parallel ports—
with auto detect
• USB 2.0 port
• Rewind
• Cutter and catch tray
• Bi-fold media door with clear panel
• Media supply spindle for 3”/76 mm core or
40 mm core
• Applicator interface
• 64 MB On-Board Linear Flash Memory
• Scalable and international fonts
For optimal printing quality and proper printer
performance across our product line, Zebra
strongly recommends the use of genuine Zebra™
supplies as part of the total solution. Specifically,
the Xi4 printer is designed to work only with
genuine Zebra™ printheads, thus maximizing
safety and print quality.
Agency approvals
• IEC 60950-1, EN 55022 Class B, EN 55024,
EN 61000-3-2, EN 61000-3-3
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*Specifications subject to change without notice.
©2012 ZIH Corp. ZebraLink, ZebraDesigner, ZebraNet, Element Energy Equalizer, E3 and all product names and numbers are Zebra trademarks, and Zebra,
the Zebra head graphic, ZebraNet, ZPL, and ZPL II are registered trademarks of ZIH Corp. All rights reserved. ENERGY STAR is a registered trademark of the
Environmental Protection Agency. IBM is a trademark or registered trademark of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States, other
countries, or both. CG Triumvirate and UFST are trademarks of Monotype Imaging, Inc. and may be registered in certain jurisdictions. All other trademarks are
property of their respective owners.
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