Common Desktop Printer Features
Common Desktop Printer Features
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Common Desktop Printer Features

Zebra desktop printers are designed for ease of use.
OpenAccess design
To simplify media loading.
Color-coded touch points for operator controls and media guides
To make it easy to use the printer.
Single control (
) button and a single, multicolor status indicator
Zebra’s printer operating system (OS
An open platform with software tools needed to integrate, manage, and maintain the printer.
Media roll support
  • Outer Diameter (O.D.): Up to 127 mm (5 in.)
  • Inner Diameter (I.D.) roll cores: 12.7 mm (0.5 in.), 25.4 mm (1 in.), and an optional 38.1 mm (1.5 in.) media-core adapter set
Half-width movable media sensor
Compatibility with a wide range of media types:
  • Full and partial width black mark media and notched/slotted media—the printer can be set to center to the left side of media for printing.
  • Label gap/web media—the printer features a center-position transmissivity sensor.
Font support
  • On-the-fly OpenType and TrueType font scaling and import
  • Unicode
  • Resident scalable font (Swiss 721 Latin 1 font)
  • A selection of resident bitmap fonts
Backwards-compatibility focused technology
Eases printer replacement.
  • Drop-in replacement of legacy Zebra desktop printers.
  • Accepts both EPL and ZPL programming language instructions.
Universal Serial Bus (USB) 2.0 interface
For convenient connectivity.
XML-enabled printing
Used for barcode label printing to lower or eliminate license fees and print server hardware requirements (thereby reducing customization and programming costs).
Zebra global printing solution
Supports the following:
  • Microsoft Windows keyboard encoding (and ANSI), Unicode UTF-8 and UTF-16 (Unicode Transformation Formats)
  • XML
  • ASCII (7-bit and 8-bit used by legacy programs and systems), basic single- and double-byte font encoding
  • JIS and Shift-JIS (Japanese International Standards)
  • Hexadecimal encoding
  • Custom character mapping (DAT table creation, font linking, and character remapping)
  • For China only: Printers have the Simplified Chinese SimSun font pre-installed.
Minimum of 4 MB of internal (
) printer memory
To store forms, fonts, and graphics.