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Customer order # 11356L
Manufacturer part # 11356LB Rev. 1

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    Customer order # 11356L Manufacturer part # 11356LB Rev. 1...

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    Zebra Technologies Corporation reserves the right to correct any such errors and disclaims liability resulting therefrom. In no event shall Zebra Technologies Corporation or anyone else involved in the creation, production, or delivery of the accompanying product (including hardware and software) be liable for any damages whatsoever (including,...

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    Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide...

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    Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide...

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    Adjusting the Reflective Sensor ...10 Transmissive Sensor ...10 Loading the Ribbon...11 Auto Calibration...12 Operator Controls...13 POWER Switch ...13 Front Panel...13 Configuring the Printer ...14 Configuring the Software or Printer Driver ...15 Printing a Test Label ...15 Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide...

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    Cleaning the Interior... 56 Cleaning the Printhead and Platen Roller ... 56 Cleaning the Sensors ... 57 Cleaning the Power Peel/Rewind Module ... 62 Cleaning the Value Peel-off Module... 63 Cleaning the Cutter Module ... 64 Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide...

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    Ribbon Specifications ...82 Media Specifications...83 Options ...83 Zebra Programming Language (ZPL II) ...84 Bar codes...84 AC Power Cord...85 Power Line Cord Specifications ...85 Printer Interface Technical Information...87 Serial Data Communications ...87 Parallel Data Communications ...91 Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide...

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    Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide...

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    • This user’s guide provides all the information you need to operate the Z4M™ or Z6M™ printer. ® • The ZPL II Programming Guide Volume I and Volume II (part # 45540L) details how to create the perfect label format for your application. The guide explains how the optional ZBI™...

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    Since print quality is affected by media and ribbon, printing speeds, and printer operating modes, it is very important to run tests for your applications. We strongly recommend the use of Zebra Technologies Corporation-brand supplies for continuous high-quality printing. A wide range of paper, polypropylene, polyester, and vinyl stock has been specifically engineered to enhance the printing capabilities of the printer and to ensure against premature printhead wear.

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    2. Plug the female end of the power cord into the connector at the rear of the printer. 3. Plug the male end of the power cord into a live AC outlet. Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide Power Switch Connector Figure 1...

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    Transmissive Printhead Assembly Front Housing Assembly Ribbon Sensor Printhead Open Lever Media Supply Guide Sensor Dancer Media Guide Media Alignment Spindle Thumbscrew Figure 2 Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide Media Supply Hanger Take-up Spindle Rewind Media Guide...

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    • Determine the type of media (labels) being used. • Choose the print method. • Position the media sensor (if necessary). • Configure the printer and software or driver based on the label being used. • Print a test label. Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide...

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    Hole Notch Non-continuous media with a hole or notch Label gap Label gap Non-continuous media with gaps between the labels (individual labels on a continuous liner) Figure 3 Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide...

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    Continuous media (refer to Figure 5) is one uninterrupted roll of material that allows the image to be printed anywhere on the label. Continuous media (no gaps, holes, notches, or black marks) Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide Black mark Figure 4...

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    22. Printhead Assembly Printhead Open Lever Media Supply Guide Transmissive Sensor Dancer Ribbon Media Guide Sensor Figure 6 Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide Media Supply Hanger...

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    NOTE: The reflective sensor is compatible with most types of media. However, if you encounter difficulties with calibration, use the transmissive sensor. For details, see “Transmissive Sensor” on page 10. Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide...

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    Printhead Open The transmissive sensor is in a fixed position and enabled via the front panel (refer to “SENSOR SELECT” on page 41 for details). Printhead Assembly Reflective Sensor Lever Figure 7 Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide Reflective Sensor Positioning Lever...

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    Refer to Figure 8. For more detailed information, refer to the instructions that begin on page 34. Ribbon Take-up Spindle Ribbon Guide Plate Printhead Assembly Ribbon Supply Spindle Printhead Open Lever Figure 8 Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide...

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    “MEDIA POWER UP” or “HEAD CLOSE” is set either to “feed” or “no motion.” In these cases, the printer assumes the media is correctly positioned and starts printing without auto calibrating. Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide...

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    The POWER switch is located at the back of the printer above the power cord. Turn on the printer. For a more detailed explanation of the front panel keys and lights (shown in Figure 9), refer to the instructions that begin on page 19. PAUSE Figure 9 Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide...

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    PRINT METHOD Thermal transfer, direct thermal (default setting is “thermal transfer”) 6. After you have configured the print method, press the SETUP/EXIT key to save the changes and exit the configuration mode. Table 1 Selections/Explanation Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide...

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    “Troubleshooting” beginning on page 69. Otherwise, refer to See “Establishing Communication” beginning on page 17 to set up the communication parameters. Figure 10 Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide...

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    Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide...

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    46 to configure the communication parameters for the printer. The values selected must be the same as those used by the host equipment connected to the printer. Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide ® PrintServer II enables printers to be connected Printer Male...

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    Class B limits. NOTE: RS-422 and RS-485 applications should use twisted shielded pairs as recommended in the Appendix of the TIA/EIA.-485 Specification. Printer Computer 36-pin male 25-pin female 25-pin 10’ (3 m) maximum Figure 12 Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide male...

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    This section discusses the functions of the controls and indicators on the printer. Become familiar with each of these functions before operating the printer. The front panel display (shown in Figure 13) communicates operational status and programming modes and parameters. PAUSE Figure 13 Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide...

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    • Prints a label (when applicable) DECREMENT (–) Scrolls to the previous selection. (“scroll mode”) DECREMENT (–) • Decreases the value (“change mode”) • Selects the digit you wish to change • Answers “no” Function Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide...

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    ERROR Fast flashing One flash Slow flashing DATA Fast flashing Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide Indication The printer is off or no power is applied. The printer is on. Normal printer operation. The printer has stopped all printing operations. In peel-off mode, the PAUSE light flashes when the label is available for removal, and when initializing FLASH or PCMCIA memory.

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    10.If the printer is paused (the PAUSE light is on), press the PAUSE key to enable printing. Printhead Assembly Printhead Open Lever Media Supply Guide Transmissive Sensor Dancer Ribbon Media Guide Sensor Figure 14 Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide Media Supply Hanger...

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    9. Close the printhead assembly. 10.If the printer is paused (the PAUSE light is on), press the PAUSE key to enable printing. Cutter Module Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide Media Supply Guide Printhead Assembly Ribbon Sensor...

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    13.Close the value peel assembly using the value peel lever. 14.If the printer is paused (the PAUSE light is on), press the PAUSE key to enable printing. Peeling starts automatically. Press the FEED key to test. Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide...

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    Media Supply Guide Tear-off/ Transmissive Peel-off Bar Sensor Value Printhead Peel Assembly Lever Dancer Media Media Ribbon Supply Label Guide Sensor Hanger Printhead Open Lever Value Peel Assembly Figure 16 Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide...

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    (Liner take-up option required) NOTE: This option is available on the Z4M printer only. Refer to Figure 17. 1. Press the printhead open lever. The printhead assembly springs up. 2. Flip down the media supply guide. 3. Slide out the media guide as far from the printer frame as possible.

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    2. Slide the liner from the take-up spindle. NOTE: The liner slide moves smoothly back into place on the liner take-up spindle once the liner has been removed. Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide Media Supply Guide Transmissive Sensor...

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    Make sure the edge of the liner is flush against the backplate of the take-up spindle (see “Rewind Media Alignment” on page 67 for details). 15.Slide the rewind media guide against the liner material and tighten the thumbscrew to lock it into position. Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide...

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    3. Loosen the thumbscrew and slide out the rewind media guide to the end of the take-up spindle. 4. Slide the core with the liner material from the take-up spindle. Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide Media Supply Guide Transmissive Sensor...

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    NOTE: The liner must be attached to the take-up spindle for the printer to operate properly. Make sure the edge of the liner is flush against the backplate of the take-up spindle (see “Rewind Media Alignment” on page 67 for details). Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide...

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    3. Loosen the thumbscrew and slide out the rewind media guide to the end of the take-up spindle. 4. Slide the core with the roll of media from the take-up spindle. Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide Media Supply Guide Transmissive...

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    7. Ensure that the media is against the back of the transmissive sensor. Then, slide in the media guide so that it just touches, but does not restrict, the edge of the media. 8. Close the printhead assembly. Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide...

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    Transmissive Sensor Dancer Media Ribbon Supply Media Guide Sensor Hanger Printhead Open Lever Bottom Feed Media Supply Guide Printhead Assembly Transmissive Sensor Dancer Media Ribbon Supply Media Guide Sensor Hanger Printhead Open Lever Figure 20 Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide...

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    4. Hold the ribbon snug and free of wrinkles and in line with the guide mark near the left edge of the ribbon guide plate. Close the printhead assembly. 5. Wind the ribbon clockwise onto the ribbon take-up spindle. Spindle End Cap Retracted Low Tension Position Figure 21 Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide...

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    Printhead Assembly Printhead Open Lever Printhead Assembly Printhead Open Lever Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide Release Knob Ribbon Guide Plate Supply Spindle Ribbon Sensor (Ribbon Loaded) Release Knob Ribbon Guide Plate Supply Spindle Ribbon Sensor Figure 22 Tension Blades Ribbon...

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    3. When the tension blades collapse into the ribbon take-up spindle, hold the release knob and rotate the spent ribbon toward the rear of the printer. Then, slide off the ribbon. Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide...

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    NOTE: An asterisk (*) in the upper left-hand corner of the display indicates that the value displayed is different than the currently stored value. Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide ® PrintServer II required). For...

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    ØØØØ via the ^KPØ ZPL/ZPL II command. To re-enable the password-protection feature, send the ZPL/ZPL II command ^KPx, where “x” can be any number that is one to four digits in length, except Ø. Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide...

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    • CANCEL — Cancels all changes from the time you pressed the SETUP/EXIT key except for darkness and tear-off settings (if they were changed). • LOAD DEFAULTS — Loads factory defaults. • LOAD LAST SAVE — Loads values from the last permanent save. Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide...

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    This parameter establishes the position of the media over the tear-off/peel-off bar after printing. The label and liner can be torn off or cut between labels. Action/Explanation quality. Darkness set too high may cause ink smearing and/or it may burn through the ribbon. Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide...

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    “Types of Media” on page 6 to help you choose the appropriate sensor for your media. (Select the reflective sensor with either continuous or non- continuous black mark media; choose the transmissive sensor if you are using non- continuous web media.) Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide...

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    Default; Range: The default and range of acceptable values may vary depending on what printer you have. Refer to “Printing Specifications” on page 82 for further information about the ranges available for your model. Print width determines the printable area across the width of the label. Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide...

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    List All: Press the INCREMENT (+) key to print a label listing all of the available LIST ALL fonts, bar codes, images, formats, and the current printer configuration. This selection is used to print a label that lists the five previous selections, as described. Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide...

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    “PRINTER READY.” NOTE: Depending on the amount of free FLASH memory, initialization may Action/Explanation DsÃ’‚ˆ…Ã…v‡r…Ãv†Ã†r‡Ã‡‚Ã…r„ˆv…rÃhÃh††‚…qÃ’‚ˆÃh…rÃ…‚€ƒ‡rqÇ‚Ãr‡r…à ‡urÃh††‚…qÃÃ@‡r…ÇurÃh††‚…qÃhqÇurÃƒ…r††Ã‡urÃT@G@8UÃxr’ initialization may take up to five minutes to complete. DsÃ’‚ˆ…Ã…v‡r…Ãv†Ã†r‡Ã‡‚Ã…r„ˆv…rÃhÃh††‚…qÃ’‚ˆÃh…rÃ…‚€ƒ‡rq ‡‚Ãr‡r…ÇurÃh††‚…qÃÃ@‡r…ÇurÃh††‚…qÃhqÇurÃƒ…r††Ã‡ur T@G@8UÃxr’ take up to one minute to complete. Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide...

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    Manual Calibration: Press the INCREMENT (+) key to start the calibration MANUAL procedure. CALIBRATION This procedure is used to reset the sensitivity of the media and ribbon sensors. The manual calibration is then performed. Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide Action/Explanation Figure 23...

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    The data bits of the printer must match the data bits of the host computer for accurate communications to take place. Set the data bits to match the setting being used by the host computer. NOTE: Must be set to 8 data bits to use Code Page 850. Action/Explanation Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide...

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    Further details on protocol can be found in the ZPL II Programming Guide Volume I. NOTE: Zebra is the same as ACK_NACK except that with Zebra the response messages are sequenced. NOTE: If Zebra is selected, printer must use DTR/DSR host handshake protocol. Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide...

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    • NE indicates noise. For any errors, check that your communication parameters are correct. Set the print width equal to or less than the label width used for the test. See page 42 for more information. Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide...

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    Range: 00 - FF The delimiter character is a 2-digit hex value used as a parameter place marker in ZPL/ZPL II format instructions. Refer to the ZPL II Programming Guide Volume I for more information. Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide Action/Explanation...

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    • Calibration: Recalibrates the media and ribbon sensors. • Feed: Feeds the label to the first web. • Length: Determines the length of the label. • No Motion: Media does not move. Action/Explanation Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide...

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    Positive numbers adjust the printing to the left by the number of dots selected; negative numbers shift printing to the right. Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide Action/Explanation 80%, off much backfeed occurs before the next label is printed. For example, a value of 40 means that 40% of the backfeed takes place after the label is removed or cut.

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    Default: Selected items PASSWORD LEVEL Selections: Selected items, all items This parameter allows you to select whether certain Zebra-selected menu items (”selected items”) or all menu items (”all items”) are password protected. Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide...

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    This parameter allows you to select the IP address that the network traffic is routed through if the destination address is not part of the local network. ® * ZebraNet PrintServer II option required Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide Action/Explanation...

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    You have exited the configuration and calibration sequence and are now ready for normal printer operation. Action/Explanation Portuguese, Swedish, Danish, Spanish 2, Dutch, Finnish, Japanese printer configuration, you may press the SETUP/EXIT key and continue with the “SAVE SETTINGS” function. Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide...

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    * Zebra recommends using 90% isopropyl alcohol as the solvent. CAUTION: Use only the cleaning agents indicated. Zebra Technologies Corporation will not be responsible for damage caused by any other cleaning fluids used on the Z4M or Z6M printer. Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide Table 2...

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    NOTE: If print quality has not improved after performing this procedure, try cleaning the printhead with Save-A-Printhead cleaning film (see page 58 for details). This specially coated material removes contamination buildup without damaging the printhead. Call your authorized Zebra reseller for more information. Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide...

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    For printers with the value peel-off, liner take-up, power peel/rewind, and/or power rewind option(s) installed, clean the take label sensor as well. Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide...

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    (i.e., rollers, media/ribbon sensors, and printhead). NEVER use any hard, metallic, or abrasive objects — such as a screwdriver — to remove adhesives or other contaminants that may have built up on the printhead. Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide...

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    These ribbons — sometimes referred to as anti-stick ribbons — also dissipate static and provide more lubrication. • Follow the recommended Printhead Preventive Maintenance procedures. • Use our Save-a-Printhead cleaning film to remove printhead contamination buildup quickly and easily. Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide...

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    Technical Support staff. * Only one pass is required to remove contamination buildup. * Each strip of film can be used up to 10 times. * Discard the strip when residue buildup or other contamination is apparent. Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide...

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    10" long strips of film. Reference Table 3 to order the kit for your printer: Order kit number: 46902 44902 48902 38902 22902 Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide Table 3 For Printers with Print Widths: 3.0"-4.0" 4.0"-5.0" 5.0"-6.0" 6.0"-7.0"...

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    5. Close the value peel assembly. 6. Close the printhead assembly. Printhead Assembly Tear-off/Peel-off Bar Pinch Roller Value Peel Assembly Figure 25 Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide...

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    5. Close the value peel assembly. 6. Close the printhead assembly. Printhead Assembly Tear-off/Peel-off Bar Pinch Roller Value Peel Assembly Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide Figure 26...

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    The lower cutter blade returns to its correct operating position. If the cutter continues to perform unsatisfactorily, contact an authorized service technician. Thumbscrew Lock Washer Cutter Shield Figure 27 Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide Upper Cutter Blade Lower Cutter Blade Cutter...

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    Some commercially available lubricants will damage the finish and the mechanical parts if used. This adjustment may be necessary if printing is too light on one side or if thick media is used. Refer to Figure 28. Pressure adjustment dials Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide Figure 28...

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    NOTE: In addition, if you have a Z6M printer with the Value Peel-off option, Zebra recommends setting the left dial to 7 and the right dial to 6 when using media that is 6" or wider. Table 4 Left Dial Right Dial Table 5 Left Dial Right Dial Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide...

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    (i.e., mainframe or electronics) side. This is the most likely adjustment. 2. Turn the dial counterclockwise to align the media/backing material toward the outboard (i.e., away from the mainframe or electronics) side. Printhead Assembly Adjustment Dial Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide Figure 29 Backplate Take-up Spindle...

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    3. To install a new fuse, remove the old fuse and insert the new fuse into the fuse holder. 4. Push the end cap in slightly, then insert the tip of a flat blade screwdriver into the slot in the end cap and turn clockwise to engage it. Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide...

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    The media sensor is not positioned properly. Check the position of the reflective sensor. See The printer is set for non-continuous media, but continuous media is loaded. The incorrect media sensor is being used. Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide Solution Load the ribbon correctly. See “Ribbon Loading” on page 34.

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    Solution Continue printing while the printhead reaches the correct operating temperature. The environment may be too cold for proper printing. Relocate the printer to a warmer area. Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide...

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    There is light printing (or no printing) on the left or right side of the label or the printed image is not sharp. Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide Solution Turn off the printer power and unplug the printer. Inspect the cutter module for debris and clean as needed following the cleaning instructions on page 64.

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    See “DARKNESS” on page 40. Set the pressure to the minimum required for good print quality. See “Printhead Pressure Adjustment” on page 65. Make sure that the media guide and media supply guide touch the edge of the media. Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide...

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    “Auto Calibrate” failed. Problem The printer does not respond to label requests. Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide Solution Adjust the reflective sensor position. See page 10. Set the printer for the correct media type. See page 41. Ensure that the media guides are properly positioned.

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    RS-485 setting is being used. Check the printer driver or software communications settings (if applicable). Solution Verify the prefix and delimiter characters. See page 49. Check the communication settings on the computer. Ensure that they match the printer settings. Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide...

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    Make sure that your print width is set correctly for the media you are using before you run any self tests, otherwise the test may print out on the platen roller. See page 42 for information on setting the print width. Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide...

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    The configuration may be changed either temporarily (for specific label formats or ribbon and label stock) or permanently (by saving the new parameters in memory). Refer to page 14 for further information about the configuration procedure. Figure 30 Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide...

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    When the PAUSE key is pressed, the printer prints 15 labels at the printer’s maximum speed. • To exit this self test at any time, press and hold the CANCEL key. Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide Figure 31...

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    The value printed on that label is added to (plus) or subtracted from (minus) the darkness value specified on the configuration label. The resulting numeric value (0 to 30) is the best darkness value for that specific media/ribbon combination. Figure 32 Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide...

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    NOTE: This label is inverted when printed. Figure 33 1. Press the SETUP/EXIT key two times. 2. Use the INCREMENT (+) or DECREMENT (–) key to scroll through the “SAVE CHANGES” choices. 3. When “LOAD DEFAULTS” displays, press the SETUP/EXIT key. Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide...

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    • RS-232/CCITT V.24 and RS-485 serial data interface; 600 to 38400 baud, • RS-485 serial data interface; 600 to 38400 baud, parity, bits/character 8‚€€ˆvph‡v‚ÃD‡r…shpr • 8-bit parallel data interface; supports IEEE 1284 bi-directional parallel • Error detection CRC protocol. Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide 13.3" 338 mm 10.9" 277 mm 18.7"...

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    Maximum 4.3" 2:1 media to 984’ ribbon roll ratio 3:1 media to 1476’ ribbon roll ratio 1" Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide 203 dots/inch 8 dots/mm 300 dots/inch 12 dots/mm 0.00492" x 0.125 mm x 0.00492" 0.125 mm 0.0033" x 0.084 mm x...

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    • Cutter • Value peel-off • Liner take-up • PCMCIA card • 1 MB or 2 MB FLASH • 300 dpi printhead • Power Rewind Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide 0.5" 13 mm 1" 25.4 mm 0.5" 13 mm 1"...

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    • LOGMARS • Plessey • EAN-8, EAN-13, EAN EXTENSIONS • UPC-A, UPC-E, UPC EXTENSIONS • MSI • PDF-417 (2-dimensional bar code) • Micro-PDF-417 • POSTNET • MaxiCode • Datamatrix • Check digit calculation where applicable Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide...

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    • The AC power plug and IEC 320 connector must bear the certification mark of at least one of the known international safety organizations shown in Figure 35. Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide IEC 320 connector 3 conductor <HAR>...

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    Table 6 illustrates the pin connections on the DB-25 connector at the rear of the printer. Pin No. 17 and 18 21-25 Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide Table 6 Description Chassis ground TXD (transmit data) output from the printer RXD (receive data) input to the printer...

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    25-pin “D” type (DB-25P) connector on the other end that is plugged into the connector at the rear of the printer. Figure 37 shows the required cable connections. DB-9S Connector to P.C. Figure 36 DB-25S Connector Connector to Printer to P.C. Figure 37 Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide DB-25P Connector to Printer DB-25P...

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    For all RS-232 input and output signals, the Z4M and Z6M printers follow both the Electronics Industries Association (EIA) RS-232 and the Consultative Committee for International Telegraph and Telephone (CCITT) V.24 standard signal level specifications. When DTR/DSR handshaking is selected, the Data Terminal Ready (DTR) control signal output from the printer controls when the host computer may send data.

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    RS-485 communication protocol. NOTE: XON/XOFF handshaking must be used for RS-485 communications. DB-25P Connector to Printer Data Input A (–) Data Output A (–) Data Input B (+) Data Output B (+) Figure 38 Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide...

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    The other end of the cable connects to the printer connector at the host computer. Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide Table 7 Description...

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    Entering the Setup Mode, 37 Leaving the Setup Mode, 39 Printer Driver Software, 15 Printer, 14 Continuous Media, 7 Cutter Mode, 23 Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide Damage, 2 Data Communications Parallel, 91 Serial, 87 Data Specifications, 17 Factory Defaults, 79...

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    Ribbon Removal, 36 Ribbon Requirements, 2 Ribbon Specifications, 82 Roll Media Loading, 22–33 RS-232 Interface, 88 RS-485 Interface, 90 Self Tests CANCEL Key, 76 Communications Diagnostics, 79 FEED Key, 78 PAUSE Key, 77 Serial Data Communications, 87 Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide...

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    Test Label Printing, 15 Transmissive Sensor Positioning, 10 Types of Media Continuous Media, 7 Non-continuous Black Mark Media, 7 Non-Continuous Web Media, 6 Unpacking, 1 Value Peel-off Mode, 24 Zebra Programming Language (ZPL II), 84 Zebra Z4M/Z6M Printers User’s Guide...

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    Warranty Information Warranty Information...

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    Warranty Information...

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    Warranty Information...

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    Warranty Information...

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    NOT OPERATE THE PRINTER AND PLEASE PROMPTLY RETURN THE PRINTER, ENCLOSURES AND ALL PACKAGING FOR A FULL REFUND. Zebra Technologies Corporation ("ZEBRA") hereby grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable license to use the SOFTWARE and FIRMWARE embedded in the printer and the accompanying documentation according to...

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    • Rental. You may not rent or lease or lend the SOFTWARE or FIRMWARE. • Support Services. ZEBRA may provide you with support services related to the SOFTWARE and/or FIRMWARE ("SUPPORT SERVICES"), in its discretion. Use of SUPPORT SERVICES, if any, is governed by the ZEBRA policies and programs described in the user manual, in "online"...

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    EXPORT RESTRICTIONS. You agree that you will not export or re-export the SOFTWARE and/or FIRMWARE, any part thereof, or any process or service that is the direct product of the SOFTWARE and/or FIRMWARE (the foregoing collectively referred to as the "RESTRICTED COMPONENTS"), to any country, person or entity subject to U.S.

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    PSFLA shall continue in full force and effect. 12. QUESTIONS. Should you have any questions, or if you desire to contact ZEBRA for any reason, please contact the ZEBRA subsidiary serving your country, or write: Zebra Technologies Corporation 333 Corporate Woods Parkway Vernon Hills, IL 60061...

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