device.host_identification
device.host_identification

device.host_identification

This command is designed to be sent from the host to the Zebra printer to retrieve information. Upon receipt, the printer responds with information on the model, software version, dots-per-millimeter setting, memory size, and any detected options.
This command is equivalent to the
~HI
ZPL command.

Getvar

To display information about the printer:
! U1 getvar "device.host_identification"
Result
"XXXXXX,V1.0.0,dpm,000KB,X"
Values
XXXXXX
indicates the model of Zebra printer
V1.0.0
is the version of software
dpm
is dots/mm printheads
  • 6
  • 8
  • 12
  • 24
000KB
is the memory size
  • 512KB
    (.5 MB)
  • 1024KB
    (1 MB)
  • 2048KB
    (2 MB)
  • 4096KB
    (4MB)
  • 8192KB
    (8MB)
x
displays options specific to printer (for example, cutter)