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Zebra
ZM400
Barcode Label Printer

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Zebra ZM400 Barcode Printer

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Applications: manufacturing, warehousing and business applications

Standard Features

  • Thermal transfer and direct thermal operating modes (can only use one mode at a time)
     
  • Die-cast aluminum base, frame, and printhead mechanism
     
  • Metal media cover with large clear window
     
  • 16 MB DRAM, 8MB Flash
     
  • 203dpi (8 dots/mm) printhead
     
  • RS-232C Serial Interface
     
  • High Speed, IEEE 1284, Bi-Directional Parallel Interface
     
  • USB 2.0
     
  • Transmissive and reflective media sensors
     
  • Multi-lingual backlit 240x128 pixel graphic display
     
  • Color-coded operator cues
     
  • RFID Ready
     
  • 7 bitmapped and 1 scalable font (CG Triumvarate Bold Condensed)
     
  • 32-bit processor
     
  • Auto-calibration
     
  • Auto detectable (90V - 265V) power supply
     
  • Element Energy Equalizer™ (E3®) (for print head energy control)
     
  • Real Time Clock
     
  • Unicode™ - Compliant
     
  • Quick change printhead and platen
     
  • Charcoal gray form design (for improved smudge resistance)
     
  • ZPL® or ZPLII® (Zebra Programming Language®)

Printer Specifications

Resolution
203 dpi (8 dots/mm)
300 dpi (12 dots/mm)
600 dpi (23.5 dots/mm)
Memory
  • 16 MB DRAM
     
  • 8 MB Flash
     
  • 64 MB Factory-Installed On-Board Optional Flash (optional)
Print width
4.09" (104 mm)
Print length
  • Length with 203 dpi: 157" (3,988 mm)
     
  • Length with 300 dpi: 73" (1,854mm)
     
  • Length with 600 dpi: 39" (991mm)
Print speed
203 dpi
10" (254 mm)/sec


300 dpi
8" (203 mm)/sec


600dpi
4" (102 mm)/sec
Media sensors
Reflective
Transmissive

Media Characteristics

Maximum label and liner width
  • 4.5" (114 mm) - tear & cutter
     
  • 4.25" (108mm) - peel & rewind
Minimum label and liner width
1" (25 mm) - tear & cutter, peel & rewind
 
Maximum label and liner length
39" (991mm)
Maximum roll diameter
8" (203 mm)
Core diameter
3" (76 mm)
Media thickness
0.0023" (.058 mm) to 0.010" (0.25 mm)
Media types
black mark, continuous, die-cut, fanfold, notched, perforated, tag stock

Ribbon Characteristics

Outside diameter
3.2" (81.3 mm)
Standard length
1476' (450 m) or 984' (300 m)
Ratio
3:1 media roll to ribbon ratio
Ribbon width
2" (51 mm) to 4.33" (110 mm)
Ribbon setup
Ribbon wound ink-side out or ribbon wound ink-side in (configurable one or the other, but not both)
ID Core
1.0" (25.4 mm)

Operating Characteristics

Operating temperature
TT: Operating temperature 40° F (5° C) to 104° F (40° C) Thermal transfer
DT: Operating temperature 32° F (0° C) to 104° F (40° C) Direct thermal
Storage temperatures
-40° F (-40° C) to 140° F (60° C)
Operating humidity
20-85% non-condensing R.H.
Storage humidity
5-85% non-condensing R.H.
Electrical
Universal auto-detectable (PFC-compliant) power supply 90-265 VAC
Agency approvals
  • IEC 60950-1 EN 55022 Class B
     
  • EN 55024
     
  • EN 61000-3-2
     
  • EN 61000-3-3

Physical Characteristics

Width
10.9" (278 mm)
Height
13.3" (338 mm)
Depth
18.7" (475 mm)
Weight
32.4 lbs (15 kg)
Shipping weight
49 lbs (22 kg)


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