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Maintain Your Printer with Zebra’s Wide Variety of Labels and Ribbons

Posted March 22, 2019

When it comes to labels and ribbons there are no shortage of options, but each and everyone has their benefits when it comes to maintaining your printer. Printing supplies can impact everything from the printhead lifespan to the printer’s operational efficiency. When it comes to selecting labels, ribbons, or wristbands it’s an important decision. Zebra Technologies can help, being one of the largest thermal label converters in North America, with the expertise in converting thermal media. With four U.S. converting locations Zebra offers manufacturing redundancies resulting in quick delivery and minimal interruptions. Zebra will only use inks, varnishes, tools and equipment that meet the requirements of thermal materials.

The Z-Perform Series are standard, bright white smooth paper facestock specially coated to provide the optimal balance between performance and price. Available in thermal transfer and direct thermal.

The Z-Select series are premium, bright white, ultra smooth paper facestock specially coated to provide optimal performance. Available in direct thermal and thermal transfer. Offering includes standard, all-temp and removable adhesives.

The Z-Ultimate series are gloss polyester facestock that provides unparalleled smear and scratch resistance, resistance to moderate chemicals and up to 3 years outdoors. Available in thermal transfer in white, silver and clear. Offering includes standard, high-tack and removable adhesives.

The Z-Band Wristbands Series cover the gamut of styles and types to fit any application need. From durable long-life wristbands to low cost disposable options, the Z-Band series provides high quality results to meet any requirement.

The Zebra line of ribbons has set the industry standard of ribbon performance. These ribbons have been used in the development of all Zebra printers. From the printhead burn tables to the spindle tension settings these ribbons have set the standards of Zebra printer development. When you chose Zebra ribbons you can be confident that you are choosing ribbons that are demanded by many companies around the world.

For any questions or a quote on any of your printing needs please contact us at Barcodes, Inc.

Zebra’s ET50/ET55: An Enterprise Tablet Built for Business

Posted July 5, 2018

Combine the best of consumer-styling with all the enterprise-class features needed to increase workforce productivity and you get the ET50/ET55. The rugged tablet is designed to last for years and can be used both indoors and outdoors even in rain, snow, or dusty areas. Built with exceptional battery power, users have the option to add a hot-swappable backup battery to provide additional power and charge the tablet’s main battery giving the tablet more than enough power to last an entire shift.

With first-time every time rapid data capture users will be able to scan 1D and 2D barcodes in virtually any condition and on practically any surface. Available in two display sizes 8.3 or 10.1″ giving you the option to select the right display size for any business application. The operating system is an important feature in mobile computers, and Zebra designed the ET50/ET55 to support either Windows 10 or Android 6.0 Marshmallow allowing you to select the best operating system that best fits your technology strategy.

Whether you select the ET50 or ET55 you’ll be getting a consumer styled tablet on the outside, all business on the inside. For more information on the ET50/ET55 click here.

Give our dedicated account managers a call if you have any questions or would like a quote on any of your mobile computing needs.

Zebra Brings Next Generation Simplicity with the ZC100/ZC300/ZC350 Card Printers

Posted June 25, 2018

zc100-zc300-zc350The new card printers from Zebra Technologies are some of the most intuitive and easy-to-use card printers available today. With a new printer driver that offers a one-of-a-kind graphical user interface that brings a new level of simplicity that makes controlling the printing process a breeze. The new Zebra card printers come in three options: The ZC100, The ZC300, and The ZC350.

The ZC100 is designed to work right out of the box, no time wasted with a complicated set-up. With a printer cover lock the ZC100 prevents the theft of card stock allowing the printer to be installed in public-facing areas. This single-sided card printer has the consumer good looks required to fit in customer facing areas; ideal for Retail, Hospitality, and Identification.

The ZC300 allows users to interact with this card printer in their native tongue allowing users to easily understand what the printer needs and how to perform virtually any function. The dual-sided card printer gives users the option, with advanced features, to print dual-sided color cards with complex artwork just as easily as a basic-single sided black and white cards. Ideal for General Access Control, Education, Retail, and Hospitality.

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The ZC350 has one of the fastest print speeds in the class and with a re-designed hopper it makes loading and unloading cards easier than ever. The dual-sided card printer allows users to print what they want, when they want, from just about anywhere. With a small footprint the ZC350 is designed to fit in most places including under the counter or a shelf. Ideal for General Access Control, Education, Retail, Hospitality, and Financial Services.

ZC100/ZC300/ZC350 Benefits:

  • A redesigned look that fits in a modern space with easily removable side panels that can be customized.
  • Small footprint, a narrow profile with all the touch points facing the user in the front, allowing the printer to fit nicely into desktop applications.
  • Balanced 100-card input and output hoppers with automatic card thickness adjustment.
  • Manual card feeding slot with an LED light pipe for simplified use.
  • Card reject bin capability, available on dual-sided units.
  • Support for adhesive backed cards and cards with pre-punched holes.
  • Redesigned ribbon cartridge with a smart chip, enabling simplified ribbon loading and secure ribbon authentication.
  • New ribbons available with ZC350 to enable long lasting color cards without lamination, color shifting security effects, or metallic 3D visual effects.
  • Upgradable features including dual-sided printing, Wi-Fi, magnetic stripe encoding, and smart card encoding (as applicable to the specific printer model).
  • Full color graphical LCD, USB and Ethernet connectivity are standard on every ZC300 and ZC350.
  • HF, Contact encoder with 1 SAM slot available with ZC350 (LF/HF/Contact encoder with SAM socket available as an update kit), no smart card encoder available with ZC300.
  • Zebra Integration Pocket (ZIP) is a smart card integration kit for 3rd party contactless encoders that can be integrated with any ZC100/ZC300 Series printer.
  • Redesigned driver interface with preview capabilities for optimizing printing settings; drivers available for Windows, Linux, and Mac operating systems.

Give our dedicated account managers a call if you have any questions or would like a quote on any of products above.

Zebra’s LI36X8-ER: An Unstoppable Performer for Extended Range 1D Barcode Scanning

Posted May 11, 2018

li3608-2The latest models in Zebra’s 3600 Series Ultra-Rugged Scanners are here. The corded LI3608-ER and cordless LI3678-ER share the same characteristics that made the 3600 series so popular: an ultra-rugged design, superior performance, and unrivaled manageability. Designed for multiple environments including indoor, outdoor, and even freezer use.

The cordless LI3678-ER gives users the freedom to move around as needed. With Bluetooth 4.0, users will get maximum communication speeds with maximum energy.  Zebra’s Wi-Fi Friendly mode helps eliminate wireless interference in your Wi-Fi network. A charge gauge makes it easy for users to monitor the batteries power. The battery allows 100,000 scans per charge thanks to Zebra’s PowerPrecision+ which offers 50,000 more scans per charge than competitive models.

Zebra has gone above and beyond with these two rugged scanners; with a linear imager that delivers fast capture speeds of all 1D barcodes displayed on a screen or printed on a label. These two scanners are unique as the only models in its class that offers an 8 foot (2.4 meter) drop to concrete and a submersible IP67 sealing. The Extended Rage capability allows users to scan barcodes from as close as 2 inches (5.1 cm) to as far as 56 feet (17.1 meters) away.

For any questions or a quote on any of your scanning needs, please contact us at Barcodes, Inc.