Zebra ZXP Series 3 - Single-sided ID card printer

ZXP Series 3 is everything you could want in a professional card printer. The ZXP Series 3 is an ideal solution for low- to medium-volume single or dual-sided printing applications that require minimal operator training and excellent print quality. ZXP Series 3 printers offer advanced features and high capacity media options.

Zebra’s ZXP Series 3™ direct-to-card printer provides an array of features, outstanding print quality, and a low cost of ownership. The ZXP Series 3 offers a wide range of high capacity ribbon options, along with the capability to select the card thickness that is right for the application. And, when paired with Zebra’s eco-friendly media, the ZXP Series 3 is the most cost-effective printing solution in its class.

The ZXP Series 3 offers vivid, high-quality full color and monochrome printing on single- or dual-sided cards. Operating the ZXP Series 3 is simplified with an intuitive design, color touch points, and quick-replace higher capacity Load-N-Go™ smart ribbons, which are now eco-friendly using less plastic and more biodegradable material. Zebra’s ZRaster™ host-based image processing technology enables high speed printing — without sacrificing image quality.

The printer’s compact design makes it the right choice for tight work spaces. Smart card and magnetic stripe encoding options allow the ZXP Series 3 to meet the needs of a variety of markets and applications, including ID and access control cards as well as personalized gift, membership and loyalty cards. Standard Kensington™ lock feature and optional enclosure lock make the ZXP Series 3 ideal for secure card printing solutions.

Print Touch:

The ZXP Series 3 includes Zebra® Print Touch™, an embedded Near Field Communication (NFC) chip and software. Just hold your NFC enabled smartphone up to the Zebra Print Touch logo on the printer to read key printer information and launch web-based help pages. Genuine Zebra Supplies Genuine Zebra supplies meet stringent quality standards and are recommended for optimal printing quality and proper printer performance. 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/cardstudio.

 Genuine Zebra Supplies:

Genuine Zebra supplies meet stringent quality standards and are recommended for optimal printing quality and proper printer performance.

 Card Studio 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/cardstudio

Standard Features:

  • True Colours® ix Series™ ZXP 3 high-performance ribbons with intelligent media technology
  • High capacity, eco-friendly Load-N-Go™ drop-in ribbon cartridges
  • ZRaster™ host-based image processing
  • Auto calibration of ribbon
  • USB connectivity
  • Microsoft® Certified Windows® drivers
  • 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 print head
  • One-year hot swap (U.S. only)
  • Kensington® secure lock slot
  • Security
  • Employee and student ID cards
  • Access control cards
  • Retail / Hospitality
  • Loyalty cards
  • Gift cards
  • Membership cards

ZXP SERIES 3 SPECIFICATIONS:

Printing Specifications:

Dye-sublimation thermal transfer direct to card
Full color or monochrome printing
Single- or dual-sided printing
700 cards / hour monochrome single-sided
195 cards / hour single-sided YMCKO
140 cards / hour dual-sided YMCKOK 
Edge-to-edge printing on standard CR-80 media

Physical Characteristics:

Length: 14.5" (368 mm)

Height:9.3" (236 mm)

Width: 7.9" (200 mm)

Weight: 11.6 lbs (5.3 kg)

Communication and Interface Capabilities:

USB V2.0 (cable included) — standard 
Built-in 10/100 Ethernet — optional*

Software Tools:

CardStudio card design and issuance software 
Windows® XP (32 bit), Windows Vista® (32 and 64 bit), Windows Server® 2003 (32 bit), Windows 7® (32 and 64 bit), Windows Server 2008 (32 and 64 bit), Windows 8® and Win 8 Pro (32 and 64 bit), Windows Server 2012 (64 bit) 
Please see www.zebra.com for up to-date listing of supported systems.

Optional Features:

Built-in 10/100 Ethernet connectivity*
Manual card feeder bezel
Zebra OneCare extended product warranty programs
Lockable enclosure with opaque output bin*
Encoding Options and Specifications

Magnetic stripe encoder — ISO 7811 (new and pre-encoded); tracks 1, 2 and 3; high and low coercivity; stripe down; 30 mil cards only

ISO 7816 smart card contact station for third-party external contact encoders*

Combined MIFARE® ISO 14443 (13.56 MHz) contactless and ISO 7816 Contact Encoder with EMV level 1 certification and PC/SC compliance (includes 50 card capacity [30 mil] output hopper)* Encoding over USB and Ethernet

Card Compatibility:

For optimum card quality and printer performance, use genuine Zebra card supplies. For more information, visit www.zebra.com/cards.

Card Thickness: 10-40 mil

Card Size: CR-80, ISO 7810 format, Type ID-1

Card Material: PVC and PVC composite

Smart Card Contact — ISO 7816-1,2,3,4

Smart Card Contactless MIFARE® ISO 14443A/B

Spot color or monochrome print only on < 20 mil card thickness 

Media Specifications:

NOTE: The ZXP Series 3 printer is designed to work only with Zebra True Colours ix Series high-performance ribbons

Zebra intelligent technology automatically detects and authenticates ribbon
Integrated cleaning roller included with each ribbon
Media Starter Kit (single-sided): 1 YMCKO ribbon, 200 30-mil PVC cards
Specially designed cleaning supplies simplify preventive maintenance
True Colours ix Series ZXP 3 Ribbons

  • YMCKO: 280 images/roll
  • ½ YMCKO: 400 images/roll
  • YMCKOK: 230 images/roll
  • KdO: 700 images/roll
  • KrO: 700 images/roll
  • Black Monochrome: 2000 images/roll
  • Red Monochrome: 1700 images/roll
  • Blue Monochrome: 1700 images/roll
  • Gold Monochrome: 1600 images/roll
  • Silver Monochrome: 1600 images/roll
  • White Monochrome: 1400 images/roll 

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