ZD500R UHF RFID Desktop Printer

PRODUCT SPEC SHEET
ZD500R UHF RFID DESKTOP PRINTER
ZD500R UHF RFID Desktop Printer
ADVANCED FEATURES AND RFID CAPABILITIES
Extending Zebra’s broad range of RFID printers, the ZD500R™ delivers UHF RFID printing and encoding right to your
desktop. Designed for applications where space is at a premium, the compact ZD500R offers simple, one-touch
printing and encoding, straightforward loading, and automatic RFID calibration. Intuitive to use, it is an ideal choice for
applications where technical support staff is not available, such as retail in-store exception tagging.
Cutting-edge Technology and Features.
Simple to Operate.
Part of Zebra’s industry-leading line of thermal desktop printers, the
ZD500R is available in both direct thermal and thermal transfer models
and it’s compatible with inlays from all leading suppliers. It can be used
with a variety of RFID labels and tags from small, item-level hang tags to
large case and pallet labels.
Reduce media costs, waste and time spent changing rolls as the
ZD500R encodes RFID inlays that are spaced closer together. ENERGY
STAR® qualified, the printer saves you money throughout its lifecycle.
Advanced Features and Options to Match Your Needs
Zebra OneCare Services
Increase printer uptime, and reduce lost productivity and unbudgeted
repair costs, by selecting a Zebra OneCare™ service agreement. A costexpenditures, your agreement ensures that trained Zebra® technicians
a variety of plans to fit your budget and business needs.
Genuine Zebra Supplies
Able to handle the most demanding applications, the printer features
standard Parallel, Serial, USB and Ethernet connectivity; large memory;
and ZPL®. Choose from options such as cutter and peeler, Bluetooth®
and Wi-Fi®-certified communications, and high-resolution 300 dpi
printing.
Simple Integration and Oversight
The ZD500R leverages Zebra’s Link-OS® environment — an innovative
software platform with powerful applications that enhance the
capabilities of the printer, so you can easily integrate it into global
operations and manage it from any location.
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
Cloud Technology
The Link-OS Environment In-depth
With the Link-OS Print Touch™ app, you can pair the ZD500R to NFCenabled devices with a simple tap, giving you immediate access to the
data you need including Zebra® how-to videos and product support.
To meet changing expectations and growing demands for devices that
are mobile, intelligent and connected to the Cloud, Zebra® created a
software platform to support its devices: Zebra’s Link-OS environment.
This innovative solution makes Zebra printers even easier to integrate,
manage and maintain than ever before — from any location.
Featuring the Link-OS Cloud Connect application, these printers can
connect to the Cloud directly and securely, forwarding data from
any port.
Access Information at a Touch
The Link-OS environment is highly flexible, allowing new and creative
ways for users to develop applications that interact with Zebra printers
from mobile devices located anywhere in the world. Users can perform
updates, gather data, and make smarter business choices from new
analytic-driven insights.
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PRODUCT SPEC SHEET
ZD500R UHF RFID DESKTOP PRINTER
ZD500R Specifications
RFID
OPERATING CHARACTERISTICS
• Supports tags compatible with UHF EPC Gen 2 V2, ISO/IEC 18000-63
and RAIN RFID protocols
• Prints and encodes tags with a minimum pitch of 0.6"/16 mm
• Adaptive Encoding Technology simplifies RFID setup and eliminates complex
RFID placement guidelines
• RFID job monitoring tools track RFID performance
• RFID ZPL commands provide compatibility with existing Zebra RFID printers
• Support for industry standard multi-vendor chip-based serialization (MCS)
• Supports block permalocking of user memory compatible with ATA Spec 2000
• Integrated ThingMagic® RFID Reader/Encoder
Environmental
Storage/Transportation Temperature: -40°F to 140°F/
-40°C to 60°C
Storage Humidity: 5% to 95% non-condensing
Electrical
Auto-detectable (PFC Compliant) 100-240 VAC,
50-60 Hz
ENERGY STAR qualified
Agency Approvals
Emissions: FCC Part 15, Subpart B, VCCI, C-Tick
Emissions and Susceptibility: (CE): EN55022
Class-B, EN61000-3-2, EN61000-3-0 and EN55024,
CCC, Wi-Fi-certified
Safety: IEC 60950-1:2005 + A1:2009, EN 60950-1:2006
+ A11:2009 + A12:2011 + A1:2010 + AC:2011, UL 609501:2007 R12.11, CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 60950-1-07 +
A1:2011 and TUV NRTL
STANDARD FEATURES
• Print methods: Thermal transfer and direct thermal
• ZPL programming language
• Construction: Dual-wall frame
• Tool-less printhead and platen replacement
• OpenACCESS™ for easy media loading
• Quick and easy ribbon loading
• Simplified calibration of media
• Quad connectivity: USB, Parallel, Serial, and Ethernet
• Real time clock
• LCD User Interface
• Link-OS-enabled
• Print Touch app
• 3" core adapter
ENERGY STAR qualified
PRINTER SPECIFICATIONS
Resolution
203 dpi/8 dots per mm
300 dpi/12 dots per mm (optional)
Memory
128 MB SDRAM memory
256 MB on-board Flash memory
Maximum Print
Width
4.09"/104 mm
Maximum Print
Speed
6"/152 mm per second (203 dpi)
4"/102 mm per second (300 dpi)
Media Sensors
Multi-position transmissive and full-width reflective
sensors
Maximum Print
Length
39.0"/991 mm
MEDIA CHARACTERISTICS
Maximum Media
Width
0.75"/19 mm - 4.25"/108 mm
Media Roll Size
Maximum outside diameter: 5"/127 mm
Core inner diameter: 0.5"/12.7 mm, 1.0"/25.4 mm,
1.375"/35 mm, 1.5"/38 mm, 3"/76 mm
Thickness
.003"/0.075 mm to .012"/0.305 mm
Media Types
Roll-fed or fan-fed, die-cut or continuous direct
thermal labels with or without black line, tag stock,
continuous receipt paper, wristbands
RIBBON CHARACTERISTICS (Thermal-transfer models only)
Label Liner and
Length
Maximum non-continuous: 39"/991 mm
Using tear off mode: 0.25"/6.35mm
Minimum with label present sensor used: 0.5"/12.7 mm
Minimum with cutter: 1"/25.4 mm
Width
1.33"/33.8 mm to 4.3"/110 mm
Core
0.5"/12.7 mm (inner diameter)
Operating Temperature: 40°F to 105°F/4.4°C to 40°C
Operating Humidity: 10% to 90% non-condensing
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Ideal for These
Applications
Retail
• Item-level exception
tagging
• In-store tagging of
returned goods and
display, promotional
and other items
Healthcare
• Specimen tracking
• Patient identification
• Asset tracking
Manufacturing
• Work in progress
• Case / pallet tracking
• Parts tagging
Length
10.0"/254 mm
Width
7.6"/193 mm
Height
7.5"/191 mm
Government / DOD
Compliance
Weight
4.9 lbs/2.2 kg
• Document tracking
COMMUNICATION AND INTERFACE CAPABILITIES
RS-232 auto-sensing Serial interface, DB-9 (standard)
USB V2.0, bi-directional (standard)
Centronics® Parallel (standard)
Ethernet — 10/100 internal (standard)
Wireless — 802.11 a/b/g/n and Bluetooth 3.0 (optional)
SOFTWARE TOOLS
Link-OS Solutions
Document Design — Quickly design a customized print solution using your
business data and Zebra’s intuitive, plug-and-print design tools.
Device Integration — Zebra offers apps and products designed to help you
integrate Zebra devices into your existing systems.
Device Management — Manage your print operations locally and globally with
Zebra’s suite of device management tools.
Developer Tools — Provides you the tools you need to create your own apps,
including documentation, source code, programming languages, templates
and more.
Web View
Connect and control Zebra barcode printers using ZPL II via the printer’s web
interface using common web browsers.
Alert
Printers equipped with ZebraNet print servers will notify you via any emailenabled, wired, or wireless device to minimize downtime.
• Asset tracking
• MIL STD 129
compliance
• Evidence tracking
Hospitality and
Leisure
• RFID wristbands
• Ticketing
• Mustering
• Queue management
FIRMWARE
ZBI 2.0™ — Optional powerful programming language that lets printers run
stand-alone applications, connect to peripherals, and much more.
ZPL & ZPL II® — Zebra Programming Language provides sophisticated label
formatting and printer control and is compatible with all Zebra printers.
BARCODE SYMBOLOGIES
Linear Barcodes: Code 11, Code 39, Code 93, Code 128, UPC-A, UPC-E, EAN-8,
EAN-13, EAN-14, UPC-A and UPC-E with EAN 2 or 5 digit extensions, Plessey,
POSTNET, Standard 2 of 5, Industrial 2 of 5, Interleaved 2 of 5, LOGMARS, MSI,
Codabar, and GS1 DataBar (formerly RSS)
2D Barcodes: PDF417, MicroPDF-417, Code 49, Maxicode, Codablock, Data Matrix,
QR code, Aztec
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PRODUCT SPEC SHEET
ZD500R UHF RFID DESKTOP PRINTER
ZD500R Specifications
FONTS AND GRAPHICS
OPTIONAL FEATURES
16 resident expandable ZPL II bitmap fonts
Two resident scalable ZPL fonts
300 dpi for high-resolution printing
Wireless — 802.11 a/b/g/n and Bluetooth 3.0
Native open type font support
Unicode® Standard compliant for multi-language, on-demand thermal printing
Dispenser — label peel and present with present sensor
Cutter for various media types
56 MB user available non-volatile memory storage for downloadable objects
4 MB user-available SDRAM
Keyboard Display Unit — ZKDU™ keyboard display units for stand-alone
printing applications
Supports user-defined fonts and graphics — including custom logos
ZPL II drawing commands — for boxes and lines
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For print quality and printer performance, use Genuine Zebra supplies.
Specifications subject to change without notice.
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11/2016
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