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Zebra ZC300 ID Card Printer

No matter what type of card you need to print — from identity and access to membership, event and credit/debit cards — the ZC300 will help you do it better, faster and easier. Elegant engineering eliminates virtually all pain points associated with card printing. The result is push-button simplicity no matter what you are printing.

  • Printing Capability: Single-sided
  • Print Technology: Direct-to-Card
  • Print Speed: 900 cards/hour single sided monochrome, 200 cards/hour single-sided YMCKO, 140 cards/hour dual-sided YMCKOK, 450 cards/hour dual sided monochrome.
  • Connectivity: USB 2.0 & Built-in 10/100 Ethernet
  • Warranty: 2 years
  • FREE local delivery & installation

For other printer configurations, please contact us.

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No matter what type of card you need to print — from identity and access to membership, event and credit/debit cards — the ZC300 will help you do it better, faster and easier.

Ideal for:

  • Employee badges
  • Access control cards for identification and facility access for K-12 and higher education campuses
  • Membership cards
  • Events
  • Season passes
  • Guest/passenger cards
  • Food safety labeling


  • 300 dpi (11.8 dots/mm) print resolution
  • 2 GB flash memory
  • Image size: 1006 x 640 pixels
  • Auto calibration of ribbon
  • USB 2.0 and Ethernet 10/100 connectivity
  • 100 card capacity auto-adjusting input hopper (30 mil)
  • 100 card capacity output hopper (30 mil)
  • Manual card feeding capability with LED bezel
  • Graphical color LCD
  • 3 Tricolor printer status indicator lights
  • Kensington® secure lock slot
  • Print Touch NFC tag for online printer help and documentation access
  • Printer host authentication
  • Data encryption
  • Two-year unlimited warranty on printer and printhead


  • Dye-sublimation thermal transfer direct to card print method
  • Full-color or monochrome printing
  • Single and dual-sided printing
  • Edge-to-edge printing on standard CR-80 media
    Printing throughput (cards per hour) based on batch printing with USB connectivity. Times may vary depending on the computer configuration.
  • 900 cards/hour single sided monochrome
  • 200 cards/hour single-sided YMCKO
  • 140 cards/hour dual-sided YMCKOK
  • 450 cards/hour dual sided monochrome

The ZC300 printer is designed to work only with Zebra genuine ribbons.

Ribbon Description                        Cartridge Image Count
YMCKO*                                                            200
YMCKO*                                                            300
YMCKOK*                                                          200
½ YMCKO*                                                        400
½ YMCKOKO*                                                   250
KrO*                                                                   700
KdO*                                                                  700
Black Monochrome*                                         2000
Black Monochrome                                          1500
White Monochrome*                                        1500
Red Monochrome                                            1500
Blue Monochrome                                           1500
Gold Monochrome                                           1500
Silver Monochrome                                          1500

  • *Zebra intelligent technology automatically detects and authenticates ribbon
  • Cleaning roller is included with each ribbon
  • Two available cleaning kit options: your choice of two (2) or five (5) isopropyl alcohol cleaning cards (1,000 images/card)
  • Card flipper for dual-sided printing*
  • 10 card reject bin is standard with dual-sided printers*
  • Lockable enclosure*

Card Compatibility:

  • Card Thickness: 10-40 mil
  • Card Size: CR80 ISO 7810 ID-1 format, CR79
  • Card Material: PVC and PVC composite
  • Adhesive back and writable back cards
  • Spot color or monochrome printing only on < 20 mil thick cards and CR79 cards

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