Zebra ZQ520 RFID Printer

ZQ520 Mobile Printer

Zebra’s ZQ520 RFID printer is among the most rugged printers available. It performs in the widest operating temperature range in the industry and can withstand repeated drops to concrete from up to 6.6 feet (2 meters). Water spray is no match with their IP54 rating. Featuring Zebra’s Link-OS environment, these premium printers are easy to integrate, manage and maintain. With large buttons and a user-friendly interface, they are easy to operate, even when wearing gloves.



Printer Features

  • Supports tags compatible with UHF EPC Gen 2 V2.0/ISO 18000-6C
  • Prints and encodes tags with a minimum pitch of 0.6”/16 mm
  • RFID job monitoring tools track RFID performance
  • RFID ZPL® commands provide compatibility with existing Zebra RFID printers
  • Support for industry standard multi-vendor chip-based serialization (MCS)
  • Supports block permalocking of user memory compatible with ATA Spec 2000
  • Integrated ThingMagic® RFID Reader/Encoder
  • Apple iOS, Android, Windows Mobile and BlackBerry® connectivity
  • Direct thermal printing of barcodes, text and graphics
  • 203 dpi resolution (8 dots per mm)
  • Print speed up to 5″/127 mm per second (with Draft mode enabled)
  • ZPL® programming languages
  • XML support
  • Resident fixed and scalable fonts
  • 400 MHz 32-bit ARM® processor with 256 MB RAM (8 MB available for user applications)
  • 512 MB Flash supports downloadable programs, receipt formats, fonts and graphics (64 MB available for user storage)
  • USB On-The-Go ports (with optional strain relief cable)
  • 2450 mAh removable, rechargeable Power Precision+ Li-Ion battery
  • Built-in battery charger
  • Black mark using fixed center position sensors
  • Cold Temperature Compensation mode-optimizes / balances print speeds to allow for better print performance at lower temps
  • Dual-sided tear bar which allows for clean tear in either direction
  • Supports vertical and horizontal printing
  • Printer can be used in any orientation
  • Center-loading media locking for variable roll widths
  • “Clamshell” design for easy media loading
  • Management: Mirror, SNMP, Web server, Profile Manager, AirWatch® and Wavelink Avalanche®
  • Simple easy-to-read LCD with large icons for battery and wireless status
  • Label odometer
  • NTP (Network Time Protocol) support via WiFi
  • QR code links to web-based help pages; not displayed on LCD
  • Zebra® Print Touch simplifies Bluetooth pairing and launches web-based help pages with Near Field Communication (NFC) enabled devices
  • Power Smart Print Technology — anticipates upcoming printing to optimize battery consumption and print speed


ZQ520 RFID Printer



Resolution 203 dpi resolution (8 dots/mm)
Maximum Print Width 4.09″/104mm
Maximum Print Speed Up to 5″/127mm per second
Media Sensors Black mark sensing using fixed center-position sensor
Print Length Maximum: 39″
Power 2450 mAh removable, rechargeable PowerPrecision+ Li-Ion battery, with optional extended battery
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