Printing a Settings Self Test Card

Article ID: 21705424

Issue / Question

Printing a test card that shows the printers configuration

Applicable To

ZXP 7, 8 and 9

Resolution / Answer

It is possible to print a test card that shows some basic configuration settings.


One needs to use the Toolbox utility which is embedded within the driver to produce such a card.

Access to the ZXP Series Toolbox can be gained through the printer driver; select Start > Devices and Printers. Then right-click on the Zebra ZXP Series X Card Printer listing, and select Properties > Device Information. Click on the ZXP Toolbox button (circled below). 



The ZXP Series Toolbox can also be accessed via Start > All Programs > Zebra ZXP Series X Card Printer > ZXP Toolbox. 
*replace X with the ZXP model number

Navigate to the “Print Sample Card” menu as shown in the below screenshot.

ZXP 7 & 8:



ZXP 9:



The Print Configuration Test Card button provides printer configuration data on a card. Note that single-sided printers will print information on two cards, dual-sided printers will print information on both sides of one card.

Example from a ZXP7:



 

+ Applicable Products

  • ZXP Series 7 Card Printer
  • ZXP Series 7 High Performance Card Printers
  • ZXP Series 7 Pro High Performance Card Printers
  • ZXP Series 8 Card Printer
  • ZXP Series 8 High Security Retransfer Card Printer
  • ZXP Series 9 Card Printer