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Zebra’s Compact, Easy-to-Use UHF RFID Printer the ZD500R

Posted December 16, 2013

The new ZD500R extends Zebra‘s broad range of RFID printers by adding UHF RFID printing and encoding to Zebra’s line of industry-leading  compact thermal desktop printers. Designed for applications where space is at a premium, the ZD500R offers simple, one-touch printing and encoding, straightforward loading, and automatic RFID calibration, making it ideal for applications where technical support staff is limited, such as retail in-store exception tagging.

The printer supports both direct thermal and thermal transfer printing and is compatible with inlays from all leading suppliers. The ZD500R can be used with a variety of RFID labels and tags from small, item-level hang tags to large case and pallet labels. By encoding RFID inlays that are spaced closer together, the ZD500R enables lower media costs, less media waste and fewer roll changes.

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Zebra Mobile Printers Infographic

Posted November 27, 2013

Zebra mobile computersMobility has become one of the key concerns for many businesses to improve existing processes and open up new possibilities within their business. In many applications, a printed receipt, proof of delivery or even label needs to be created on the go. Leading the way with a variety of mobile printers, Zebra offers printers for any printing application need.

In this infographic you’ll find several common mobile applications that require some type of on-demand printing and the perfect Zebra solution to match. Whether you are printing from a tablet, smartphone, or rugged mobile computer, Zebra has portable printer to meet your needs.


Zebra CardStudio Release 1.2 Now Available

Posted October 28, 2013

Zebra CardStudio 1.2 is an easy-to-use card design and card issuance software suite that empowers customers to create simple or complex designs. Release 1.2 now has new multi-user network license key editions available! These new software key-based network licensing editions allow for 5, 10 and 20 concurrent network users at an affordable price. Current CardStudio customers can download and update their installation with Release 1.2 at no additional cost.

For assistance designing the perfect card for your needs, contact us at BarcodesInc.


Zebra RFID Printer Infographic

Posted October 16, 2013

Gaining the all the benefits of RFID normally involves turning your standard printed label into a RFID enabled one. Most RFID labeling solutions still utilize barcodes and other printed details on the front of the label for redundancy in case a tag were to get damaged, so finding a reliable RFID printer also means choosing a good barcode printer at the same time.

With the ever expanding options for RFID printers it can be a challenge finding one that suits your application without costing a fortune. Lucky for us, one of the leading manufacturers of barcode printers, Zebra, also makes a full line of RFID printers of the same high caliber. Whether you need a high volume industrial solution, a mobile in-the-field option, or a basic low-volume economical solution, Zebra has an RFID printer to fit any need.

This infographic is a great primer into the Zebra line and you can always contact us at BarcodesInc with any questions or need for assistance in choosing the right unit for your business.

Zebra RFID Printers


Zebra’s ZXP Series 1 and Series 3 New Driver Enhancements

Posted October 7, 2013

2013-10-07_0952As a leader in card printing technologies, Zebra is always raising the bar in printer performance and capabilities.

The newly announced update to the ZXP Series 1 and ZXP Series 3 printers includes the Zebra Windows Driver Version 5.01, a new unified driver supporting both printer models. It provides Microsoft Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 OS support with an expanded common matrix of Microsoft client server printer sharing support. The new driver will also provide white monochrome ribbon support for the ZXP Series 1. Driver Version 5.01 is posted on www.zebra.com for download.

For any assistance on or to order a ZXP Series printer, contact us at BarcodesInc.


Zebra R2844-Z Discontinuance Notice

Posted August 6, 2013

Zebra R2844-Z RFID PrinterZebra has announced the discontinuance of the R2844-Z desktop HF RFID printer. No orders for the product will be accepted after October 30, 2013 unless inventory is still available. Orders placed for these units by October 30 will ship by their desired delivery dates, subject to production lead times.

Service, parts and support will continue to be available for approximately three (3) years from the last date of shipment—approximately until December 31, 2016.

No replacement product for the R2844-Z desktop HF RFID printer is planned at this time. However, a new desktop UHF RFID printer is planned for launch later this year. Additional information on this new printer will be provided at launch.

For assistance finding the right RFID Printer for your application needs, contact us at BarcodesInc.


Zebra Introduces The New ZXP Series 1

Posted July 24, 2013

Zebra ZXP Series 1 ID Card PrinterZebra’s new ZXP Series 1 is their most cost effective solution for entry-level, low-volume card printing without sacrificing print quality. Designed as a replacement to the P110i and P120i lines, the ZXP Series 1  can print in full color and monochrome for professional results with a minimal initial investment.

A compact footprint allows the ZXP Series 1 to fit in the tightest workspaces. Its compact and durable design, and advanced network printer management software tools, makes the ZXP Series 1 a perfect for multiple small office installations, or large deployments of distributed card printers.

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Introducing The New Zebra EM220II

Posted July 22, 2013

Zebra EM 220II Receipt PrinterThe growing adoption of smartphones and tablets around the globe is creating an increasing need for enterprise users to communicate and interact with Zebra printers—especially Zebra mobile printers—using the latest mobile technology. In response to this need, Zebra is announcing the next generation EM 220 mobile receipt printer—the EM220II.

The new EM220II supports Bluetooth and Wireless LAN connectivity to Apple, Android and Windows devices using Zebra’s extensive range of printer drivers and Software Development Kits (SDKs). In addition to the recently announced iMZ220 and iMZ320, the EM220II is Zebra’s second mobile printer product line to have the ‘Made for iPod, iPhone, iPad’ (MFi) certification.

Building on the positive attributes of the predecessor EM 220 product, the next generation EM220II provides the same small, pocket-sized convenience but at a more affordable price. This will be Zebra’s smallest, most affordable smartphone- and tablet-compatible printer to date.

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Zebra’s Desktop Printers Are Now All Energy Star Certified

Posted July 16, 2013

2013-07-16_1113Zebra has been working with third-party laboratories certified by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to earn ENERGY STAR certification for all of its desktop printers. ENERGY STAR certification is awarded to printers that meet the Energy Consumption criteria specified by the EPA. This translates into approximately 10 percent less power consumption than a standard product and provides true cost savings for the end user. ENERGY STAR certification also means that Zebra printers are better for the environment. Every Zebra Desktop printer shipped is ENERGY STAR certified, and a large number of Zebra’s industrial, card and kiosk printers as well as the chargers used with our mobile printers are also certified.

For assistance finding the right Zebra printer for your needs, contact us at BarcodesInc.


The Zebra QL420 Plus Discontinuance Notice

Posted July 2, 2013

Zebra QL420 Plus Portable Barcode PrinterZebra has announced the discontinuance of the QL 420 Plus mobile label printer. The replacement for this printer is the QLn420. The QL 420 Plus product will continue to be available through Zebra distributors until November 22, 2013, or possibly longer based upon the distributor’s available inventory. Service, parts and support will continue to be available for approximately three years from the last date of shipment (until February 22, 2017).

This is also a good time to switch to the new QLn420 mobile label printer. Remember, the new QLn420 provides all the benefits of the QL 420 Plus and more, in a smaller size!

  • Faster print speed at 4 inches per second
  • More wireless connectivity options, including Bluetooth 3.0 and 802.11a/b/g/n
  • More memory for increased storage of fonts, graphics and files
  • Higher capacity ‘smart’ battery
  • Link-OS enabled for on-going application and feature updates
  • More warehouse application accessories

For assistance updating your Zebra  mobile printers, contact us at BarcodesInc.


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