ZE500 Print Engine Specifications

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Standard Features

Optional Features

 

ZE500 Printing Specifications

ZE500-4 Printing Specifications

ZE500-6 Printing Specifications

* Maximum label lengths are affected by option selections and firmware overhead.
* Media registration and minimum label length are affected by media type and width, ribbon type, and print speed. Performance improves as these factors are optimized. Zebra recommends always qualifying any application with thorough testing.

ZE500 Media Specifications

ZE500-4 Media Specifications

ZE500-6 Media Specifications

Media registration and minimum label length are affected by media type and width, ribbon type, and print speed. Performance improves as these factors are optimized. Zebra recommends always qualifying any application with thorough testing.

Ribbon Specifications

*Zebra recommends using ribbon that is at least as wide as the media to protect the printhead from wear.

Font Specifications

Fonts A through V are Expandable up to 10 times, height and width independently. Fonts E and H, however are not considered "in-spec" (OCR-A and OCR-B) when expanded.

The scalable smooth font 0 is expandable on a dot-by-dot basis, height and width independent, while maintaining smooth edges. Maximum character size depends on available memory. IBM Code Page 850 international character sets are available in fonts A through G, and 0 through software control.

203DPI (8 dots/mm)

Fonts Matrix in dots HxW Type Minimum Character Size
HxW
Maximum C.P.I.
A 9x5  U-L-D .044" x .029" 33.9
B 11x7  U .054" x .044" 22.6
C,D 18x10  U-L-D .088" x .059" 16.9
E 41x20 OCR-B  .138" x .098" 10.1
F 26x13 U-L-D  .128" x .079" 12.7
G 60x40 U-L-D .295" x .236" 4.2
H 30x19 OCR-A .103" x .093" 10.7
GS 24x24 SYMBOL .118" x .118" 8.4
Ø variable  U-L-D variable N/A

300DPI (12 dots/mm)

Fonts Matrix in dots HxW Type Minimum Character Size
HxW
Maximum C.P.I.
A 9x5  U-L-D .030"x.020" 50.0
B 11x7  U  .037"x.030" 33.3
C,D 18x10  U-L-D .060"x.040" 25.0
E 41x20 OCR-B  .137"x.087" 11.5
F 26x13 U-L-D  .087"x.053" 18.8
G 60x40 U-L-D   .200"x.160" 6.3
H 30x19 OCR-A  .100"x.093" 10.7
GS 24x24 SYMBOL .080"x.080" 12.5
Ø variable  U-L-D variable N/A

† U - Uppercase L - Lowercase D - Descenders

Bar Code Symbologies & Specifications

Programming Languages

Core programming languages: ZPL, ZPL II

Communications Specifications

Electrical Specifications

Environmental Specifications

  • Operating temperature:
  • Storage temperatures: -40° F (-40° C) to 160° F (71° C)
  • Operating humidity: 20-85% non-condensing R.H.
  • Storage humidity: 5-95% non-condensing R.H.
  • Physical Specifications

    ZE500-4 Physical Specifications

    ZE500-6 Physical Specifications

    ZE500 - Print Orientations