Zebra – ZXP Series 7

Zebra – ZXP Series 7

Zebra – ZXP Series 7

The Zebra ZXP Series 7 card printer was designed for simplicity without sacrificing quality. It is able to automatically adjust to the thickness of the card it printing to. Its guides and LCD are clear and concise, making it an excellent entry-level machine.


  • Automatically adjusts to the thickness of the card
  • Easy ribbon loading
  • Color coded guides
  • Straightforward and easy to use
  • Single- or dual-sided printing
  • Numerous encoding and connectivity options, including UHF encoding and 802.11b/g wireless connectivity
  • Wasteless single- or dual-sided lamination
  • Integrated barcode reader
  • Zebra Duo-Print™ dual-sided printing upgrade kit
  • A variety of ribbon options

Utilizing the latest in card-printing technology, the ZXP Series 7 card printer provides high-quality card printing. The printer delivers fast yet reliable performance while offering users exceptional value by lowering the printer’s total cost of ownership. Time after time, it prints sharp vivid cards with precise color control. The ZXP Series 7 printer has an innovative design. It automatically adjusts to the thickness of the card, and ribbon loading is easy. With color-coded guides and a clear LCD control panel, it’s simple for anyone to use. Choose from numerous encoding, connectivity and ribbon options, and if extra security or durability is needed for cards, wasteless singleor dual-sided lamination is also available. Locking mechanisms protect the printer and media, and software provides further security by tracking and restricting activities as required.


Card Specifications/Compatibility
  • Card thickness: 10–50 mil (0.25–1.27 mm)
  • Card thickness for lamination: 30 mil (0.76 mm)
  • Card size: CR-80, ISO 7810 format, Type ID-1
  • Card material: PVC and composite, ABS cards, PET, PET-G, PET-F, PETix, and Teslin® composite
  • Technology cards: contact and contactless smart cards
  • Specialty cards: adhesive backed, signature panel, transparent cards with IR-blocker
NOTE: For optimum print quality and printer performance, use genuine Zebra™ supplies.

Communications Interfaces
  • USB 2.0
  • USB supports plug-and-play printer identification
  • 10/100 Ethernet
  • 802.11b/g wireless option

Electrical Specifications
  • Auto-switching single-phase AC power
  • 90V–264V AC and 47–63Hz (50–60Hz nominal)
  • FCC Class A

Encoding Options and Specifications
  • Magnetic stripe encoder—AAMVA and ISO 7811 (new and pre-encoded, tracks 1, 2, and 3, high and low coercivity)
  • ISO 7816 Smart Card Contact Station for thirdparty external contact encoders
  • Combined MIFARE® ISO 14443 A & B (13.56MHz) contactless and ISO 7816 Contact Encoder with EMV level 1 certification, and PC/SC compliance (supported over USB and Ethernet)
  • EPCglobal® Gen 2 UHF RFID encoder

  • Operating temperature: 59˚ F/15˚ C to 95˚ F/35˚ C
  • Storage temperature: 23˚ F/-5˚ C to 158˚ F/70˚ C
  • Operating humidity: 20% to 80% inclusive, non-condensing
  • Storage humidity: 10% to 90% inclusive, non-condensing
  • Media should be stored away from direct sunlight, between +5˚ and +30˚ C, and between 30% to 50% relative humidity

Optional Features
  • Single-sided laminator
  • FIPS 201 compliant dual-sided laminator
  • Lockable enclosures and card feeder**
  • Extended product warranty programs
  • 802.11b/g wireless connectivity
  • 1D barcode scanner
  • Duo-Print upgrade kit
NOTE: FIPS201 compliant dual-sided laminator is only for North America.

Physical Characteristics
  • Height: 12"/306 mm
  • Width (printer only): 27.5"/699 mm
  • Width (printer with laminator): 38"/964 mm
  • Depth: 10.9"/277 mm
  • Weight (printer only): 26.9 lbs/12.2 kg
  • Weight (printer with laminator): 39.5 lbs/17.9 kg

Printing and Laminating Specifications
  • Color dye sublimation or monochrome thermaltransfer printing
  • Single- and dual-sided printing
  • Near photographic print quality
  • Edge-to-edge printing on standard CR-80 media
  • Simultaneous printing, encoding, and laminating capability
  • One-pass single- and dual-sided wasteless lamination
  • 1375 cards/hour monochrome single-sided or 555 cards/hour dual-sided printing
  • 300 cards/hour full-color YMCKO single-sided printing
  • 225 cards/hour full-color YMCKOK dual-sided printing
  • 270 cards/hour full-color YMCKO single-sided printing with lamination
  • 200 cards/hour full-color YMCKOKO dual-sided printing with lamination
NOTE: Printing throughput (cards per hour) based on batch printing with USB connectivity. Times may vary depending on the computer configuration.

  • ZMotif SDK support and sample code
  • Microsoft Windows Certified printer drivers with Toolbox utility features: Windows XP (32 bit), Vista (32 and 64 bit), Server 2003 (32 bit), Windows 7 (32 and 64 bit), Server 2008 (32 and 64 bit), Windows 8 and Win 8 Pro (32 and 64 bit), Server 2012 (64 bit)
  • CardStudio card design and issuance software
  • Zebra Virtual PrintWare software support
NOTE: Please see www.zebra.com for up to-date listing of supported systems.

Standard Features
  • 300 dpi/11.8 dots per mm print resolution
  • USB 2.0 and Ethernet 10/100 connectivity
  • Microsoft® Windows Certified drivers
  • 200-card capacity feeder (30 mil)
  • 15-card reject hopper (30 mil)
  • 100-card output hopper (30 mil)
  • Single-card feed capability
  • ix Series intelligent media technology
  • 21-character x 6-line LCD operator display with configurable soft keys
  • Kensington® physical lock slot
  • Two-year unlimited warranty on printer and printhead

Supplies Specifications
  • Zebra’s intelligent technology RFID tags authenticate and automate ix Series ribbons and i Series laminates
  • Card cleaning rollers included with each ribbon carton
  • Specially designed cleaning supplies simplify preventative maintenance

True Colours ix Series Ribbons
  • YMCKO: 250 or 750 images/roll
  • YMCUvK: 750 images/roll
  • YMCKOK: 250 or 750 images/roll
  • ½-panel YMC, full KO: 1250 images/roll
  • KdO and KrO: 2000 images/roll
  • WrKr: 2000 images/roll
  • Blue, red, gold, silver monochrome: 5000 images/roll
  • Black monochrome: 2500 or 5000 images/roll
  • White monochrome: 4000 images/roll
  • Scratch-off gray: 3250 images/roll • Other colors available on request

  • True Secure i Series Laminates
    • Linerless waste-free 1.0 mil top and bottom laminate: 750 images/roll
    • Laminate types: clear, magnetic stripe, smart card, and holographic wallpaper designs
    • Custom laminates with registered or wallpaper holographic images available on request



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