^KN
^KN

^KN

The printer’s network name and description can be set using the
^KN
command.
^KN
is designed to make your Zebra printer easy for users to identify. The name the administrator designates is listed on the configuration label and on the Web page generated by the printer.

Define Printer Name

Format:
^KNa,b
If you issue the command
^KN,
(without the a and b parameters) you are setting the printer name and description to a blank string.
To cause the printer name and printer description settings controlled by the
^KN
command to be saved, you must issue the
^JUS
command.
Parameters
Details
a =
printer name
Values:
up to 16 alphanumeric characters
Default:
  • If no printer name is specified in a printer with a MAC address, the printer name will default to "ZBRxxx," where xxx is the last three octets of the MAC address converted into ASCII text.
  • For printers without a MAC address, if a value is not entered, the current stored value is erased.
If more than 16 characters are entered, only the first 16 are used.
b =
printer description
Values:
up to 35 alphanumeric characters
Default:
 if a value is not entered, the current stored value is erased If more than 35 characters are entered, only the first 35 are used.
The value of this parameter will be displayed on the printer’s web page in parentheses.
Example:
This is an example of how to change the printer’s network name and description. The sample labels show how a configuration looks before using this command and after using this command:
^XA ^KNZebra1,desk_printer ^XZ