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ZT111 Industrial Printer

Budget can be brilliant, too

When your labeling needs demand more than a desktop printer can deliver and you’re looking to add an industrial printer, you shouldn’t have to compromise between budget and quality. With Zebra’s ZT111, you don’t have to. Get just the right features you need at the right price to match your needs – today and tomorrow. Stay productive with fast print speeds, built-in intelligence and time-saving tools to make work easier. And, futureproof your investment with upgradeability.

Make the smart choice with the ZT111, the entry-level printer that’s easy on your budget and gives you more. More uptime, more processing power, more tools and more years of use.

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The Budget Printer that Delivers More

Greater Functionality at a Fraction of the Cost

Get more value out of your printer with built-in Zebra-only software tools that make it easy to integrate and operate. From setup utilities to built-in security settings to ongoing visibility into your supplies usage, Zebra gives you more without the added cost.

Save Time and Effort for IT

Your IT team is busy enough. The ZT111 makes it simple. It’s easy to integrate into your existing network as it is backwards compatible and features Printer Emulations to replace other brands without having to change label formats or rewrite code. Make training simple with the easy-to-use 3-button interface with 5 status icons.

Print More for Longer

Eliminate replacing printers that don’t last. Get the enduring quality you expect and deserve from Zebra at a price that matches your budget, knowing this printer will outperform others for years to come. Be confident knowing you’re backed by Zebra, the #1 leader in barcode printing.

Maximize Your Workspace

Save workspace with the ZT111’s small footprint, compact dimensions, and bi-fold door that reduces the height needed to open it.

The Right Capabilities to Move Business Forward

Innovative Processing to Power Future Printing

The ZT111 includes an all-new architecture to process more jobs at once and evolve with advancing technology. So, it’s a smart choice now and later.

ZT111 Industrial Printer Spec Sheet Product Compatibility Icons: Android, Windows, Made for iPod, iPhone, iPad, Energy Star, Wi-Fi Certified

Spend less. Get more. Print longer.

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Onboard analytics and printhead element out detection help you plan maintenance in advance. And, the easy tool-less platen and print head removal makes the job easy.

The Key Features You Want

Want 300 dpi high-resolution printing? You’ve got it, and more. With fast print speeds up to 10 ips at 203 dpi, intuitive media loading with color-coded touch points and adjustable media sensors, you can quickly print what you need without the hassle.

Connect Your Way

Connecting your devices, printers and people is a critical factor to driving productivity. The ZT111 makes it easy with plenty of connectivity options to choose from like Serial and Ethernet. Need a USB Host port? It’s got that. You can even tap to pair and print with compatible mobile devices with the Print Touch tag (NFC). Or, add a second Ethernet port or 802.11ac Wi-Fi™.

Futureproof Your Investment

New to industrial printing? No worries. Save on large, upfront capital costs by purchasing just the features you need right now. With field-installable upgradeability options like wireless connectivity and media handling, your printer can adapt to your changing needs whenever you need it.

Built-in Security to Protect Your Data and Infrastructure

Smart Settings to Prevent Tampering

Security risks are real and costly. Endpoints are becoming popular targets, including networked thermal printers. Protect your ZT111 during start up with Secure Boot and prevent unwanted settings changes while in use with Protected Mode. When you’re ready to relocate or retire your ZT111, easily reset all user settings and remove user files with Simplified Printer Decommissioning. Protect your networks from costly cyber attacks with Zebra Secure Service Commands, part of PrintSecure.

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 and tags to ensure consistent, optimized performance in your Zebra printer. 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.


Standard Features

• Print methods: direct-thermal or thermal-transfer
• Construction: metal frame and plastic enclosures
• Bi-fold media door with large clear window
• Side-loading supplies path for simplified media and ribbon loading
• Thin film printhead with E3™ Element Energy™ Equalizer for superior print quality
• Five color LEDs for quick printer status
• Three button keypad
• Communications: USB 2.0 and RS-232 Serial port, 10/100 Ethernet, and USB Host
• ENERGY STAR® certified
• Bluetooth® Low Energy
• ZebraDesigner Essentials – easy label design tool free at

Physical Characteristics


ZT111 Closed: 17 in. L x 9.5 in. W x 11 in. H
432 mm L x 241 mm W x 279 mm H

WeightZT111: 17 lbs./7.7 kg

*Dimensions are for the base model printer. Consult your sales representative for specifics regarding other configurations.

Printer Specifications


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


256 MB SDRAM memory
256 MB on-board linear Flash memory

Maximum Print Width4.09 in./104 mm
Maximum Print Speed

10 ips (200 dpi)
6 ips (300 dpi)

Media SensorsTransmissive and reflective sensors
Maximum Print Length

203 dpi: 157in./3988 mm
300 dpi: 73in./1854 mm

Media Characteristics

Minimum Label and
Liner Length

Tear mode: 0.7 in/18 mm
Cutter mode: 1 in/25 mm
Peel mode: 0.5 in/13 mm

Media Width0.75 in./19.4 mm to 4.50 in./114 mm
Media Roll Size

8.0 in./203 mm O.D. on a 3.0 in./76 mm I.D. core
6.0 in./152 mm O.D. on a 1.0 in./25 mm I.D. core

Media Thickness0.003 in./0.076 mm to 0.010 in./0.25 mm
Media TypesContinuous, die-cut, notch, black mark

Ribbon Characteristics (Thermal-transfer option only)

Standard Length1,476 ft./450 m
Width2 in./51 mm to 4.33 in./110 mm
Core1.0 in./25.4 mm

Operating Characteristics

Operating Temp.

Thermal transfer: 40ºF to 105ºF/5º to 40ºC
Direct thermal: 32ºF to 105ºF/0º to 40ºC


-40ºF to 140ºF/-40º to 60ºC

Operating Humidity20% to 85% non-condensing
Storage Humidity5% to 85% non-condensing

Universal auto-ranging (PFC-compliant) power supply 100-240 VAC; 50-60 Hz
ENERGY STAR certified

Agency ApprovalsIEC 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, UKCA, VCCI, RCM, S- Mark, CCC, CU EAC, BSMI, KCC, and BIS

Print DNA™ Basic Software

This printer is supported by our Print DNA Basic suite of software capabilities to get your printer up and running quickly, deliver a dependable print experience and enable your printer to evolve with your business needs. Print DNA features may vary by model, and some features may require a license. For more information, please visit


ZBI 2.0™ — Optional powerful programming language that lets printers run stand-alone applications, connect to peripherals, and much more.
ZPL and ZPL II™ — Zebra Programming Language provides sophisticated label formatting and printer control and is compatible with all Zebra printers.
EPL and EPL2™— Eltron Programming Language simplifies label formatting and enables format compatibility with legacy applications. (EPL available on 203 dpi models only.)

Barcode Symbologies

Linear Barcodes: Code 11, Code 39, Code 93, Code 128 with subsets A/B/C and UCC Case Codes, ISBT-128, UPC-A, UPC-E, EAN-8, EAN-13, UPC and EAN with 2 or 5 digit extensions, Plessey, Postnet, Standard 2-of-5, Industrial 2-of-5, Interleaved 2-of-5, Logmars, MSI, Codabar, Planet Code
2D Barcodes: Aztec, Codablock, PDF417, Code 49, Data Matrix, MaxiCode, QR Code, MicroPDF417, TLC 39, RSS-14 (and composite)

Fonts and Graphics

7 bitmapped, 1 smooth-scalable (CG Triumvirate™ Bold Condensed*) Pre-loaded Unicode™-compliant scalable fonts for EMEA character sets International character sets supporting the following code page: IBM® Code Page 850
Supports user-defined fonts and graphics, including custom logos ZPL II drawing commands including boxes and lines 64 MB user available Flash memory storage for downloadable objects; 32 MB user-available SDRAM

Options and Accessories

• 802.11ac Wi-Fi option card
• 10/100 Ethernet option card
Media Handling
• Peel — a front-mount, passive-peel with no take-up spindle
• Cutter — a front-mount guillotine cutter
Keyboard Display Unit
• ZKDU™ keyboard display units for stand-alone printing applications

Markets and Applications


  • Work-in-process
  • Product ID/serial numbers
  • Packaging labeling
  • Receiving/put-away labeling

Transportation and Logistics

  • Order picking/packing
  • Shipping/receiving
  • Cross-docking
  • Compliance labeling


  • Laboratory labeling
  • Blood bank labeling
  • Asset tracking
  • Unit-dose labeling
  • Pharmacy labeling


  • Buy online pick up in store labeling
  • Return tagging
  • Price labeling
  • Shipping labeling

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