Zebra ZD621R UHF RFID Printer

Extending Zebra’s broad range of RFID printers, the ZD500R™ delivers UHF RFID printing and encoding right to your desktop. Designed for applications where space is at a premium, the compact ZD500R offers simple, one-touch printing and encoding, straightforward loading, and automatic RFID calibration. Intuitive to use, it is an ideal choice for applications where technical support staff is not available, such as retail in-store exception tagging.

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• Supports tags compatible with UHF EPC Gen 2 V2, ISO/IEC 18000-63
and RAIN RFID protocols
• Prints and encodes tags with a minimum pitch of 0.6 in./16 mm 
• Adaptive Encoding Technology simplifies RFID setup and eliminates complex RFID placement guidelines 
• RFID job monitoring tools track RFID performance 
• Globally certified in more than 70 countries for RFID to support multinational deployments
• RFID log records all RFID data with timestamps, ensuring complete traceability
• RFID ZPL commands provide compatibility with existing Zebra RFID printers
• Support for industry-standard, multi-vendor chip-based serialization (MCS)
• Integrated Zebra RE40 RFID Reader/Encoder 

Standard Features

• Print methods: Thermal Transfer or Direct Thermal
• ZPL programming languages
• 4.3 in. full color touch LCD (resolution: 480 wide x 272 high) with 3-button user interface
• 5 status icons interface
• Ethernet, Serial, USB 2.0, USB Host
• Printer setup mobile app for Android and iOS via BLE Bluetooth Low Energy 5) connection
  *BLE is provided for using with Zebra printer setup mobile app only
• Real Time Clock (RTC)
• Media dancer for excellent print quality
• OpenACCESS™ for easy media loading
• Dual-wall frame construction
• ENERGY STAR® certified
• PDF Direct
• ZebraDesigner Essentials – easy label design tool free at  www.zebra.com/zebradesigner
• Two-year standard warranty

Printing Specifications
Resolution 203 dpi/8 dots per mm
300 dpi/12 dots per mm (optional)
Memory 512 MB Flash; 256 MB SDRAM  
64 MB user available non-volatile memory
8 MB user available SDRAM 
Maximum Print Width 4.09 in./104 mm for 203 dpi 
4.27 in./108 mm for 300 dpi 
Maximum Print Speed 8 in./203 mm per second (203 dpi)  
6 in./152 mm per second (300 dpi)
Media Sensors Full-width, moveable reflective/black mark sensor;  
multi-position transmissive/gap sensor
Media Characteristics
Label Length Maximum: 39.0 in./991 mm; Minimum: 0.25 in/6.4 mm 
Media Width 0.585 in./15 mm to 4.65 in./118 mm
Media Roll Size Maximum outer diameter: 5.0 in./127 mm
Core inner diameter: 0.5 in. (12.7 mm), 1.0 in. (25.4 mm) and 3.0 in. (76.2 mm) standard, 1.5 in. (38.1), 2.0 in., (50.8 mm) and using optional adapters
Media Thickness 0.003 in. (0.08 mm) min.; 0.0075 in. (0.19 mm) max. (tear-off mode only)
Media Types Roll-fed or fan-fed, die-cut or continuous direct thermal labels with or without black line, tag stock, continuous receipt paper, wristbands
Ribbon Outside Diameter 2.6 in./66 mm (300 m); 1.34 in./34 mm (74 m)
Ribbon Standard Length  984 ft. (300 m); 243 ft. (74 m)
Ribbon Ratio 1:4 ribbon to media (300 m); 1:1 ribbon to media (74 m)
Ribbon Width 1.33 in./33.8 mm — 4.3 in./109.2 mm
Ribbon Core I.D. 300 meter ribbon 1 in./25.4 mm; 74 meter ribbon 0.5 in./12.7 mm 
Operating Characteristics
Environmental Operating Temperature: 40°F to 105°F/4.4°C to 41°C
Operating Humidity: 10% to 90% non condensing
Storage Temperature: -40°F to 140°F/ -40°C to 60°C
Storage Humidity: 5% to 95% non-condensing
Electrical Auto-detectable (PFC Compliant) 100-240VAC, 50-60Hz 
ENERGY STAR certified 
Energy Efficiency Level VI certified 
Optional 2750 mAh battery 
Communications 802.11ac Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.1 (dual radio), (factory installed or field installable)
Environment RoHS Directive 2011/65/EU; Amendment 2015/863 
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Physical Characteristics
Dimension 10.5 in. L x 8.0 in. W x 7.5 in. H
267 mm L x 202 mm W x 192 mm H
Weight 5.5 lbs./2.5 kg