Zebra® ZXP Series 1™ Card Printer

Zebra® zxp series 1™
Card Printer
Affordable card printing with an easy-to-use,
space-saving design
The ZXP Series 1 card printer provides
high-quality card printing at a marketleading price. Ideal for low-volume,
single-sided printing applications in
color or monochrome, the ZXP Series 1
offers a complete card printing solution
with a minimal upfront investment. Its
ENERGY STAR™ certification and ecofriendly print cartridges make it the best
entry-level printer on the market.
Ease of Use
The ZXP Series 1 requires little technical
support or user training. Operation
is made simple with an intuitive user
interface and color touch points. The
quick-replace Load-N-Go™ smart
ribbons have the added benefit of
being eco-friendly, using less plastic
and more biodegradable material than
many competing brands. Print Touch™
uses Near Field Communication (NFC)
to instantly retrieve helpful information
about the ZXP Series 1 from any NCFenabled smart device.
Zebra ZXP Series 1 Card Printer Data Sheet
Compact Size & Network Manageable
for These
A small footprint allows the ZXP Series
1 to fit in the tightest workspaces,
making it the right choice when space
is limited. Its compact and durable
design, and advanced network printer
management software tools, make
the ZXP Series 1 perfect for multiple
small office installations, or large
deployments of distributed card
Retail & Hospitality/
Loyalty cards, gift cards,
membership cards, hotel, cruise
or other hospitality cards
No Compromise, High-Quality Cards
Government & Education/
Student ID cards, library cards,
recreational facilities and member
use ID cards, certification cards
You can count on the ZXP Series 1 to
print clear, sharp and color-rich images
when you need them, where you need
them. Its optional magnetic stripe
encoding, Ethernet connectivity and
support for multiple card thicknesses
permit the ZXP Series 1 to meet a
variety of business needs.
Identification & Access/
Employee ID cards, access
control cards, visitor badges,
business cards, ID cards for
inventory or goods
Specifications at a glance*
Printer Name
• ZXP Series 1 Card Printer
Printing Specifications
• Dye-sublimation thermal transfer direct to card
• Full color or monochrome printing
• Single-sided printing
• 500 cph monochrome single-sided
• 120 cph single-sided YMCKO
• Edge-to-edge printing on standard CR-80 media
Standard Features
• Eco-Friendly Load-N-Go drop-in ribbon cartridges
• ZRaster™ host-based image processing
• Auto calibration of ribbon
• USB 2.0 connectivity
• Microsoft® Certified Windows drivers
• ENERGY STAR Certified
• Print Touch NFC tag for online printer documentation
and tools
• 100 card covered feeder (30 mil)
• 45 card capacity output hopper (30 mil)
• 16-character LCD operator control display
• 300 dpi (11.8 dots/mm) print resolution
• Two-year warranty on printer
• Two-year (unlimited passes) original printhead
Optional Features
• Magnetic stripe encoder –
o ISO 7811 (new and re-encoded, tracks 1,2, and 3,
high and low coercivity, stripe down, 30 mil card
• 10/100 Ethernet connectivity**
• CardSense™ single-card feed cleaning rollers**
• Manual front card feeder bezel
• ZebraCare™ extended product warranty programs
**Field upgradeable options
Supplies Specifications
NOTE: The ZXP Series 1 printer is designed to work only
with Zebra Series 1 eco-friendly Load-N-Go drop-in ribbon
• Zebra ix Series™ intelligent technology automatically
detects and authenticates ribbon.
• Integrated cleaning roller included on each ribbon.
• Media Starter Kit (single-sided)– 1 YMCKO ribbon,
100 30-mil PVC cards
• Optional Cleaning Kit: 4 print engine cleaning cards
and 4 feeder cleaning cards, 1000 images/card
True Colors ix Series ZXP 1 Ribbon
• YMCKO: 100 images/roll
• ½ YMCKO: 400 images/roll
• Black Monochrome: 1000 images/roll
• White Monochrome: 500 images/roll
More ease of-use features are just a
touch away
The ZXP Series 1 offers Zebra's Print
Touch technology to connect your
smartphone or tablet to additional
printer information and data with
a simple touch. Print Touch makes it easy to
save time and money in IT and tech support
departments. Just hold your NFC-enabled
smartphone or tablet up to the Zebra Print Touch
logo on the printer to:
• See important information about that
specific printer.
• Immediately access Zebra's extensive ZXP
Series 1 knowledge base of how-to-videos
and product support.
Card Compatibility
NOTE: For optimum print quality and printer performance,
use of Zebra genuine supplies is recommended.
• Card Thickness: 10-40 mil
• Card Size: CR-80, ISO 7810 format, Type ID-1, 2.12”
(54 mm) x 3.38” (86 mm)
• Card Material: PVC and PVC composite
• Spot Color or monochrome print only on < 20 mil
card thickness
Communications Interfaces
Genuine Zebra™ Supplies
• USB V2.0 (cable included) - standard
• Built-in 10/100 Ethernet - optional**
Genuine Zebra supplies meet stringent quality
standards and are recommended for optimal
printing quality and proper printer performance.
The ZXP Series 1 card printer is designed to
work only with Zebra eco-friendly Load-N-Go
drop-in ribbon cartridges.
**Field upgradeable option
Electrical Specifications
• Auto-switching single-phase AC power
• Operating range: 90-132VAC and 190-264VAC RMS.
• Frequency range : 47-63 Hz.
• Power requirement is 100W maximum continuous
and 607W peak (for 450 microsec) output power.
• FCC Class A
Microsoft Windows® Certified Printer Drivers Supported:
• Windows XP™, Vista™, Server 2003™, Server 2008™,
Windows 7™ (32-bit and 64-bit compatible, Windows
8™ (32-bit and 64-bit compatible)
Please see zebra.com for up to-date listing of
supported systems.
Physical Specifications (standard model)
• Height: 9.3” (236 mm)
• Width: 7.9” (200 mm)
• Depth: 13.0” (368 mm)
• Weight: 11.6 lbs (5.3 kg)
Zebra CardStudio™ Software
Zebra's CardStudio™ is an
easy-to-learn, easy-to-operate
complete card design and card
issuance software suite. It
makes designing and printing
high quality photo ID cards
and other cards easy, with
basic to advanced features,
and support for all Zebra card
printers. For more information,
visit www.zebra.com/
Other Locations / USA: California, Georgia, Illinois, Rhode Island, Texas, Wisconsin Europe: France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Turkey,
United Kingdom Asia Pacific: Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam
Latin America: Argentina, Brazil, Columbia, Florida (LA Headquarters in USA), Mexico Africa/Middle East: Dubai, South Africa
*Specifications subject to change
© 2013 ZIH Corp. CardStudio, Load-n-Go, ix Series, ZRaster, CardSense, ZebraCare, and all product names and numbers are Zebra trademarks, and Zebra and the Zebra head
graphic are registered trademarks of ZIH Corp. All rights reserved. Microsoft, Windows, Windows Server and Windows Vista are either registered trademarks or trademarks of
Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. ENERGY STAR is a registered trademark of the Environmental Protection Agency. All other trademarks are the
property of their respective owners.
P1061844 (05/13)
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