ZD500R RFID Printers Small Shell

The ZD500R extends Zebra’s broad range of RFID printers by adding UHF RFID printing and encoding to Zebra’s line of industry-leading thermal desktop printers. 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, making it ideal for applications where technical support staff is not available, such as retail in-store exception tagging.

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  • Print Methods: Thermal transfer and direct thermal printing
  • Construction: Metal frame and bi-fold metal media cover with enlarged clear viewing window
  • Side-loading supplies path for simplified media and ribbon loading
  • Thin film printhead with E3™ Element Energy™ Equalizer for superior print quality
  • Back-lit, multiline graphic LCD display with intuitive menu and easy-to-use keypad for quick operation
  • Bi-colored status LEDs for quick printer status
  • ENERGY STAR qualified


  • Memory: 512MB Flash, 256MB RAM
  • Prints speeds: 12 ips/305mm per second
  • Print width: 6.6″/168mm
  • Print resolution options: 203,300dpi
  • User Interface: LCD
  • Communications: USB2.0, RS-232, Ethernet and Bluetooth
  • Dimensions: 495mm L x 336.55mm W x 324mm H
  • Weight: 40lbs./18.14kg.
  • Printer Control Language: ZPL, EPL, others


  • Retail
  • Asset Tracking
  • Document Tracking
  • RFID wristbands
  • Ticketing
  • Queue management