Zebra ZM400

Zebra’s best-in-class Z Series printers just got better! The ZM400 includes additional productivity-enhancing features and modern, flexible network connectivity for easy system integration in most manufacturing, warehousing and business applications. This industrial/commercial workhorse also delivers efficient 4-inch-wide labeling thanks to its quick throughput and 10 inches-per-second print speed.

 

Overview

  • Upgradeable to grow with changing needs
  • Fast print speeds combined with quick throughput for enhanced productivity
  • Large LCD for quick printer configuration
  • One-world, one-printer solution with 15 translated menu languages and Unicode-Compliant printing
  • Many networking connectivity choices including USB, wireless 802.11 b/g, Ethernet, serial, and parallel
  • Rugged metal frame and case for demanding environments

Spec

 

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)

Related Products

Options
  • 300 dpi (12 dots/mm) printhead
     
  • 600 dpi (23.5 dots/mm) printhead
     
  • 64 MB Factory-Installed, On-Board Flash Memory (58 MB user available)
     
  • Cutter with catch tray
     
  • Value peel (front mount, passive peel option with no liner take-up)
     
  • Peel with liner take-up
     
  • Rewind, internally rewinds full label roll on three-inch core (comes with taller, non-standard printer base)
     
  • Ribbon supply spindle for ribbon ink coated inside
     
  • RFID Field Upgrade Kit - installed by an Authorized Service Provider or return to factory
     
  • ZebraDesigner
     
  • ZebraDesigner Pro
     
  • ZebraDesigner for XML
     
  • ZebraNet Bridge Enterprise
     
  • XML-enabled printing
     
  • Printhead conversion kits
     
  • ZebraCare Extended Warranty
     
  • European and Asian font sets
     
  • APL-I/APL-D firmware (contact Zebra Development Services for additional details)
Communication and Interface Capabilities
  • RS-232C serial port
     
  • RS 232 to RS-422/485 serial port adaptor
     
  • RS232 DB9 to DB25 adaptor
     
  • High speed, IEEE 1284, bi-directional parallel interface
     
  • ZebraNet Wireless Plus (optional)
     
  • ZebraNet 10/100 Print Server (internal/external option)
     
  • ZebraNet PrintServer II (Discontinued)

Programming Languages

Core programming languages
ZPL, ZPL II, EPL, XML

Bar Codes/Symbologies

Linear
Codabar
Code 11
Code 128 with subsets A/B/C and UCC case codes
Code 39
Code 93
EAN-13
EAN-8
Industrial 2-of-5
Interleaved 2-of-5
Logmars
MSI
Planet Code
Plessey
Postnet
RSS (reduced space symbology)
Standard 2-of-5
UPC and EAN 2 or 5 digit extensions
UPC-A
UPC-E
2-dimensional
Aztec
Codablock
Code 49
Data Matrix
MaxiCode
QR Code
PDF417
MicroPDF417
RSS / GS1 DataBar family (12 barcodes)
Fonts and Graphics
  • Standard fonts: 7 bitmapped, 1 smooth scalable (CG Triumvirate Bold Condensed)
     
  • Sets: IBM Code Page 850 International character set
     
  • Optional European and Asian font sets
     
  • Supports user-defined fonts and graphics, including custom logos
     
  • ZPL II drawing commands, including boxes and lines


 

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