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Engineered to meet your high-security application needs, the ZXP Series 9 ™ lets you produce photo-quality cards quickly and reliably. Ideal for printing photos and graphics, the dependable ZXP Series 9 printer incorporates Zebra’s colour Predictive Technology, featuring algorithms that constantly monitor and instantaneously adapt printer settings to automatically produce the highest print quality. As a retransfer printer, it enables you to produce extremely durable, true to edge-to-edge cards – even on uneven card surfaces such as smart cards.


Single or Dual-sided Printing

    • Dual-sided
    • Single-sided

Color Capability

    • Full Color
    • Monochrome

Print Method

    • Retransfer Card Printer


    • Single-sided
    • Dual-sided (single pass)

Card Feeder

  • Single Card Feeder
  • Integrated Card Feeder

Card Feeder/Hopper Capacity

    • 150 card capacity card feeder (30 mil)
    • 100 card output hopper (30 mil)
    • 15 card capacity reject hopper (30 mil)


  • 64 MB memory (standard)

Print speed

  • 190 cards/hr Single-sided print (YMC)
  • 180 cards/hr Dual-sided print (YMCK)

Media Characteristics


  • Zebra True Colours i Series ribbons with intelligent RFID technology to authenticate and automate ribbons
  • YMCK ribbon – 625 images/roll
  • YMCKK ribbon – 500 images/roll
  • YMCUvK – 500 images/roll
  • YMCKI – 500 images/roll
  • YMCKKI – 415 images/roll
  • YMC – 800 images/roll
  • Monochrome Black – 2500 images/roll


  • Zebra True Secure i Series laminates – clear, top and bottom, 625 images/roll
  • Zebra True Secure i Series laminates - magnetic strip and smart card, 625 images/roll
  • Zebra True Secure i Series laminates - top holographic walpaper, safe, eagle, lock card and safe 2 designs, 625 images/roll
  • Zebra True Secure i Series laminates - top and bottom custom holographic random, wallpaper, repeating pattern, 625 images/roll

Transfer Film

Zebra True Colours i Series transfer film: 1250 images/roll single-side, 625 images/roll dual-sided

Operating Characteristics

Operating temperature: 59° F (15° C) to 95° F (35° C)

Storage temperatures: 23° F (-5° C) to 131° F (55° C)

Operating humidity: 20% to 80% non-condensing

Storage humidity: 10% to 90% non-condensing

Electrical: 100-240V AC and 50-80 Hz, auto-sensing single-phase AC power 


Related Products

Card Encoding Options

  • Magnetic stripe encoder ISO 7811, 3 tracks, HiCo/LoCo, stripe down
  • Smart card contact station ISO 7816
  • Combined MIFARE ISO 14443 (13.56 HHz) contactless and ISO 7816 contact encoder
  • Encoding over Ethernet


  • Single- or dual-sided lamination
  • Lockable enclosure
  • Extended warranty programs

Communication and Interface Capabilities

  • USB V2.0 (standard)
  • 10/100 Ethernet (standard)
  • 802.11b/g wireless connectivity (option)

Programming Languages

Core programming languages


Bar codes/Symbologies


Other Symbologies via Windows Driver

Fonts and Graphics

True Type or other type fonts via Windows driver 

Card Detail

Card Types

  • PVC, Composite PVC, ABS, PET, PET-G, Teslin Composite
  • Specialty cards: transparent, translucent (clear and colored)
  • Technology cards: magnetic stripe, contact smart, contactless smart, UHF RFID

Card Size

CR-80 size, ISO 7810 format, Type 1D-1

Card Thickness

30 mil – 40 mil