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ZD611-HC 2-inch Desktop Printers

Invest in the best with Zebra’s premium 2-inch compact desktop printers, made for healthcare

When it comes to healthcare, you need premium, superior printing capabilities that you can rely on for years of outstanding performance. Zebra’s new 2-inch ZD611-HC desktop printers have all the features your workflows require, such as next-generation technology, disinfectant-ready and UV-resistant plastics and a medical-grade power supply for added safety. They’re easy to setup, operate and maintain thanks to Zebra’s Print DNA software suite and the printers’ new architecture that provides more processing power and enhanced security. Change media quickly with the new media handling design and add capabilities with field-installable options. Connect your way and incorporate wireless capabilities with the optional kit. Building on the proven ZD600 Series, they’re ready to perform flawlessly for years to come.

ZD611-HC 2-inch Desktop Printers Spec Sheet Product Photo

Your Future Printing Starts Here

Technology for Today, Innovation for Tomorrow

Technology is constantly advancing and so will ZD611-HC printers. They’re engineered to power future printing at the highest level with an innovative architecture that can perform more operations simultaneously and evolve with emerging technology.

Expect the Best

Premium Printing Performance

Rely on the ZD611-HC to help you power through – day after day. From outstanding print quality to portability for application flexibility to emerging technology to field-installable options, the ZD611-HC stands apart. Available in direct thermal, thermal transfer and linerless models, the ZD611-HC supports a wide variety of use cases.

Purpose-built Healthcare Design

Easy to Sanitize and Safe to Power

Disinfectant-ready plastics, UV-resistant housing and a sealed-button interface make the ZD611-HC easy to clean and sanitize, which helps prevent the spread of infections in hospitals and clinics. The medical-grade power supply is IEC 60601-1 compliant for use in any healthcare facility.

Operate with Ease

Simple to Setup, Easy to Maintain

Backed by Zebra’s innovative Print DNA™ software suite, ZD611-HC printers are incredibly simple to operate. Deploy them anywhere with setup tools, wizards and emulation capabilities.

ZD611-HC 2-inch Desktop Printers Spec Sheet Compatible Icons: Android, Windows, Made for iPod, iPhone, iPad, Energy Star, Wi-Fi Certified

Superior. Innovative. Unmatched: Zebra’s ZD611-HC Printers Can Handle Healthcare.

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The intuitive user interface requires minimal training, while remote management capabilities and built-in security mean your infrastructure is protected from cyberattacks.

Change Media Easily

Color-coded touch points and a new media-handling design guide you through speedy media changes to keep printers operational and workers on task. Replace ribbon intuitively and quickly with less mess, hassle and training time – and fewer calls into IT.

See Printer Status in Color and Change Settings with a Touch

Navigate easy-to-use menus and step-by-step wizards at a touch on the ZD611-HC’s 4.3-inch, full-color LCD touch display, standard on the thermal transfer model. See printer status at a glance in color and troubleshoot with animations on the spot. They also feature media-loading and calibration guidance, and support stand-alone printing applications. Zebra touch displays are expertly designed and tested for toughness and reliability consistent with Zebra’s printer portfolio, including robust tolerance to temperature, humidity, dust and other environmental challenges.

Engineered for Outstanding Print Quality

Like Zebra’s industrial printers, the ZD611-HC thermal transfer printer includes a media dancer to ensure maximum quality on every label and tag, regardless of print speed. Further boost print quality with the optional 300 dpi print resolution.

Hassle-free Integration

Backwards Compatible with Virtually Any Existing Thermal Printer

Integrate the ZD611-HC into your existing printer fleet seamlessly. Continue to use the same label formats and applications you’re using today. ZD611-HC printers support EPL and ZPL printer languages and can emulate other languages associated with other brands using Zebra’s Print DNA Printer Emulations.

Comprehensive Communication to Connect Your Way

The ZD611-HC can connect to your existing wired and wireless networks, or directly to any PC. Every ZD611-HC comes standard with Ethernet, USB 2.0 and USB Host, or add optional Serial or dual wireless radio with fast 802.11ac Wi-Fi™ and Bluetooth® 4.1. Print from any Windows®, Android™ or iOS device, and integrate your ZD611-HC with Zebra’s printer setup mobile app using Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE). And with the included Print Touch tag (NFC), you can simply tap a compatible mobile device on the ZD611-HC to pair and print—as well as instantly access Zebra’s extensive knowledge base of how-to videos.


Innovative Features that Work for You

Add Mobility to Your ZD611-HC Printer

Easily transport your 2-inch ZD611-HC printer on a cart using the battery option. Print on the spot to reduce steps, increase task accuracy and improve productivity. Power through a full shift with the high-capacity battery.

Moveable Sensor Means More Flexibility

The ZD611-HC’s moveable media sensor allows for almost any media use, which means greater flexibility across a variety of healthcare use cases.

Print DNA Software Suite, Your Built-in Advantage

Confident and Secure Printing, Without the Hassle

Zebra’s exclusive Print DNA software suite will get your printer up and running quickly and securely. Print consistently and without interruption with a solution that’s fully integrated and interoperable, and ready to evolve with your business needs.

Update, Troubleshoot and Monitor, All from a Single Location

With Zebra’s Printer Profile Manager Enterprise, part of Print DNA, you can easily manage, secure and troubleshoot your networked Print DNA printers from one remote location anywhere in the world.

Unmatched Printing Security

Get unparalleled peace-of-mind security and protect yourself from cyberattacks with Zebra’s PrintSecure, part of Print DNA. Easily configure your printers with secure connections, identify vulnerabilities, block unauthorized access and more.

Explore Managed Print Services (MPS) with Assurance

Zebra’s Thermal Printers with Print DNA Make MPS Easy

Looking to gain control and visibility of your printer fleets with MPS? Our printers are engineered for durability, and they offer innovative remote management, analytics and security capabilities that make them the obvious choice for MPS. With the Print DNA software suite, your Zebra MPS provider can remotely manage and optimize your printers, track and automate supplies replenishment and ensure security.

Supplies, Service and Support

Zebra Certified Supplies

Printing supplies provide a digital voice for assets across your supply chain. You rely on them to disseminate critical data throughout your organization. If something goes wrong with your printing supplies, operations are interrupted, productivity suffers and costs rise. That’s why we design, produce and rigorously pretest our own line of labels, tags and receipt paper to ensure consistent, optimized performance in your Zebra printer. Optional linerless configurations eliminate waste and deliver more labels per roll for fewer roll changes. For industry-leading quality, service and thermal printing expertise, choose Zebra Certified Supplies.

Backed by Zebra’s Worldwide Service and Support

Access repair support services anywhere around the globe through Zebra and its trusted network of more than 10,000 partners. Zebra OneCare™ Maintenance Plans provide enhanced coverage that exceeds standard warranty. Get increased protection with the ZD611-HC’s standard two-year warranty.


Healthcare Features

• Healthcare preferred white color scheme
• Healthcare compliant power supply, IEC 60601-1 certified
• Disinfectant-ready, easy-to-clean plastics with sealed button interface
• UV-resistant housing supports UV cleaning protocols

Standard Features

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

Physical Characteristics


8.6 in. L x 4.5 in. W x 6.0 in. H
220 mm L x 115 mm W x 151 mm H

9.56 in. L x 5.46 in. W x 6.66 in. H
242.9 mm L x 138.7 mm W x 169.2 mm H


ZD611d-HC: 2.36 lb./1.07 kg
ZD611t-HC: 3.59 lb./1.629 kg

Printer Specifications

Operating SystemLink-OS® printer operating system

203 dpi/8 dots per mm
300 dpi/12 dots per mm (optional)

Memory512 MB Flash; 256 MB SDRAM

Maximum Print

2.2 in./56 mm for 203 dpi
2.13 in./54 mm for 300 dpi

Print Speed

8 in./203 mm per second (203 dpi)
6 in./152 mm per second (300 dpi)

Media SensorsFull width, moveable reflective/black mark sensor; multi-position transmissive/gap sensor
FirmwareZPL II; EPL 2; XML; ZBI; PDF Direct

Media and Ribbon Characteristics

Label Length

Minimum: 0.25 in./6.35 mm
Maximum: 39.0 in./991 mm

Media Width

Minimum: 0.585 in./15 mm
Maximum: 2.36 in./60 mm

Media Roll Size

Maximum outer diameter: 5.00 in./127 mm
Core inner diameter: 0.5 in./12.7 mm and 1.0 in./25.4 mm standard, 1.5 in./38.1, 2.0 in./50.8 mm and 3.0 in./76.2 mm using optional adapters

Media Thickness0.0024 in./0.06 mm min.; 0.0075 in./0.1905 mm max. (tear off mode only)
Media TypesRoll-fed or fan-fold, die cut or continuous with or without black mark, tag stock, continuous receipt paper, and wristbands
Ribbon Outside Diameter1.34 in./34 mm (74 m)
Ribbon Standard Length243 ft./74 m
Ribbon Ratio1:1 ribbon to media
Ribbon Width1.3 in./33 mm - 2.24 in./58 mm
Ribbon Core I.D.0.5 in./12.7 mm

Printer Supplies

For industry-leading quality, service and thermal printing expertise, choose Zebra Certified Supplies to ensure consistent, optimized performance for your Zebra printer.


IEC 60950-1, IEC 62368-1, EN55022 Class B, EN55024, EN55035, EN61000-3-2, EN61000-3-3, FCC Class B, ICES-003, FCC 15.209; 15.247(d), IC RSS 247, EN 300 328, EN 301 893, EN 62311, cTUVus CE Marking, VCCI, C-Tick, S-Mark, CCC, CU, BSMI, KCC, SABS, IN-Metro, BIS, NOM

Environmental Compliance

• RoHS Directive 2011/65/EU; Amendment 2015/863
• REACH SVHC 1907/2006
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Operating Characteristics

Operating Temp.40° to 105° F/4.4° to 41° C
Storage Temp.-40° to 140° F/-40° to 60° C
Operating Humidity10% to 90% non-condensing
Storage Humidity5% to 95% non-condensing
ElectricalAuto-detectable (PFC Compliant) 100-240VAC, 50-60Hz; ENERGY STAR certified; Energy Efficiency Level VI certified; optional 2750 mAh battery; Healthcare models include IEC60601-1 certified power supply

Options and Accessories

LinerlessLinerless option with cutter - direct thermal model only
Media Handling

Dispenser/Peeler: label peel and present with label present sensor (factory installed or field installable)
Cutter (factory or field installable)

CommunicationsField installable RS-232 auto-sensing Serial, factory installed or field installable Ethernet – 10/100 internal; Factory installed or field installable wireless dual radio – 802.11ac Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Classic 4.2
BatteryProvides power to the printer to support a full shift of printing at maximum print speed; supports all media handling options
Keyboard Display UnitZKDU keyboard display unit for stand-alone printing solution
Mounting Adapter BracketEnable printer to be mounted in same location as LP/TLP2824 Plus printer


Barcode Ratios

2:1 and 3:1

1D Barcodes

Code 11, Code 39, Code 93, Code 128, ISBT-128, UPC-A, UPC-E, EAN-8, EAN-13, UPC and EAN 2-or 5-digit extensions, Plessey, Postnet, Standard
2-of-5, Industrial 2-of-5, Interleaved 2-of-5, Logmars, MSI, Codabar and Planet Code

2D BarcodesCodablock, PDF417, Code 49, DataMatrix, MaxiCode, QR Code, MicroPDF, Aztec
Fonts and Graphics16 resident expandable ZPL II bitmap fonts, two resident scalable ZPL fonts, five resident expandable EPL2 fonts, native open-type font support, Unicode compliant. China units include SimSun simplified Chinese font
64 MB user available non-volatile memory, 8 MB user available SDRAM

Print DNA Software

Print DNA is a suite of software that enables Zebra printers to deliver a full lifecycle of exceptional experiences for every kind of user through built-in applications, utilities and tools to get your printer up and running quickly and securely. For more information, please visit

Included In The Box

Printer, empty ribbon take-up core - thermal transfer model (0.5 in.), AC power supply, power cord(s), USB cable, Quick Start Guide, Regulatory Guide

Recommended Services

 Zebra OneCare™ maintenance plans provide peak performance and device uptime while protecting your critical operations and your printers with defined service levels. For more information go to

Zebra OneCare

Comprehensive Coverage, including printheads, normal wear and accidental breakage
Priority access 24x7 live technical support and software updates
Advance Replacement and Express Shipping (Next Day Device Replacement)
Standard Commissioning
Online Return Material Authorization (RMA) support

Zebra OneCare

Comprehensive Coverage, including printheads, normal wear and accidental breakage
Priority access 8x5 live technical support and software updates
Three-day depot repair turnaround time plus free return ground shipping
Online Return Material Authorization (RMA) support

 Note: Service availability may vary by region.

Product Warranty

ZD600 Series printers are warranted against defects in workmanship and materials for a minimum period of 2 (two) years from the date of shipment. Warranty varies by region. For complete warranty details, please visit

Markets and Applications


  • Specimen collection
  • Prescription labels
  • Lab management
  • Patient ID wristband
  • Asset labeling
  • Patient records

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