Applicator Port Information for ZE500 Printers

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Topic or Information

ZE500 Applicator Port Information and Details

Applies To

ZE500 Print Engine


Note: If you are installing an applicator port option assure you have the correct applicator port option for your printer model. There are unique part numbers for the Xi4, Xi3+/Pax, and the ZE500 printers. 

Controlling the printer via the optional applicator port interface.Note: All outputs are signal level only intended to drive a high impedance input. Do not try to use the output for lower impedance signalling. 

  • It is important to understand the function of each of the pins on the DB15 applicator port. The pin assignments for the printer are shown in the Read More>> link below. The system integrator will have to ensure the equipment connected with the applicator port is properly interfaced. Set the Print Mode and Applicator Port settings through the printer LCD Display.
  • An external DB-15 connector is present on the rear panel of the print engine for communication with a customer applicator. An optional DB-15 to DB-9 adapter cable (Zebra part number 49609) is available to accommodate existing DB-9 interfaces.
  • - For +5V non-isolated mode (internal power), no configuration is necessary.
    - For +5V to +28V isolated mode (external power), the jumpers on the applicator interface board must be reconfigured.

For details on using and configuring the Applicator Port see the following link.  Read More>>

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