Zebra Technologies, a Lincolnshire, Ill. provider of specialty printing and automatic identification solutions, has rolled out its latest model, the Zebra ZXP Series 8, a retransfer printer that includes options for smart card encoding and networking. The printer is designed for such applications as high-security ID cards, driver licenses, gift cards and financial cards.
The ZXP Series 8 printer delivers photo quality, over-the-edge, high speed printing on different types of cards, including those with uneven surfaces such as smart cards, polycarbonate cards for security applications, and bio-polymer cards. The printer is available in single- and dual-sided printing configurations.
Options include a magnetic stripe encoder, combination smart card contact and contactless encoders, a contact station, USB or ethernet connectivity and security mechanical locks. Planned future options include support for UHF Gen 2 RFID encoder, single- and dual-sided laminator, and 802.11g wireless connectivity.
The printer will be available in the second quarter.