Zebra ZXP Series 3 Dual-Sided Card Printer

Sale price$2,750.00


The affordable ZXP Series 3 direct-to-card printer is the best-in-class choice. Utilizing ZRaster host-based image processing technology and True Colours ix Series high-performance ribbons, the ZXP Series 3 achieves fast print speeds and high image quality. Compact and easy to use, with attributes like Load-N-Go ribbon cartridge and LCD operating prompts, it requires little training and optimizes uptime. The printer offers a full suite of encoding options, including PC/SC and EMV-certified smart card encoding, over USB and Ethernet. Print one or both sides of the card with high-quality color or monochrome images for a variety of applications including ID and access control cards; personalized gift, membership and loyalty cards; and financial cards.

Standard Features

  • Zebra True Colours ix Series high-performance ribbons with intelligent media technology

  • Load-N-Go drop-in ribbon cartridge

  • Microsoft Windows drivers

  • USB connectivity

  • Covered 100 card feeder (30 mil)

  • 45 card output hopper (30 mil)

  • 16 character LCD display

  • 300 dpi print resolution

  • 32 MB memory standard

  • Two-year warranty on printer

  • Kensington physical lock slot

Printer Specifications

Single or Dual-sided Printing


Color Capability

Full Color

Print Method

Direct-to-Card Dye Sublimation



Card Feeder

Integrated Card Feeder

Card Feeder/Hopper Capacity

CardSense single-card feeder


300 dpi (12 dots/mm)


32 MB memory standard

Print speed

  • 750 cph, monochrome, single-sided

  • 180 cph, color, single-sided

  • 140 cph, color, dual-sided

Media Characteristics


  • Zebra True Colours ix Series high-performance ribbons with intelligent media technology

  • Load-N-Go drop-in ribbon cartridge

Operating Characteristics

Operating temperature

60° F (15° C) to 86° F (30° C)

Storage temperatures

23° F (-5° C) to 158° F (70° C)

Operating humidity

20% to 65% non-condensing

Storage humidity

20% to 70% non-condensing


  • 100-240 Volts AC, 50-60 Hz (auto switching)

  • Ventilation: Free air

Agency approvals

FCC Class A, CE, UL, CUL approved

Physical Characteristics


7.9" (201 mm)


12.2" (309 mm)


14.5" (368 mm)


12.2  lbs (5.53 kg)

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Card Encoding Options

  • Magnetic stripe encoder

  • Smart card contact station

  • Combined MIFARE

  • Encoding over Ethernet and USB

Communication and Interface Capabilities

  • USB V2.0 (cable included) - standard

  • Built-in 10/100 Ehternet - optional

Bar Codes/Symbologies


Code 39
Interleaved 2-of-5
2-D PDF 417
EAN-8 and EAN-13

Card Detail

Card Types

  • PVC, PVC Composite

  • Magnetic stripe ISO 7811

  • Smart card contact and contactless (30 mil card only)

Card Size

CR-80 ISO 7810, 2.12" (54 mm) x 3.38" (86 mm)

Card Thickness

30 mil

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