ZM-Series Printer Wireless Network Set-Up and Troubleshooting
Article ID: 55661051
Zebra Printer for wireless network setup includes how to configure a printer for a wireless network, and viewing the printer’s network settings.
ZM and RZ Wireless Networked Printers
** Download the latest version from the Zebra website to assure proper configurations are applied. Also save and power cycle to apply setting.
Both of these applications allow you to connect to the printer via local connection (USB, parallel, or serial) or wired Ethernet to send the wireless settings to the printer.
Note: When connecting the printer USB make sure the latest version of the Zebra Designer Driver has been installed. The ZD driver can be downloaded from zebra.com. It should be noted that the latest version of the driver is included with the latest version of the ZSU downloaded from zebra.com.
Normal Display after Connection
** Signal strength does not include an indication of signal noise. For example a low signal level could work fine if there is little noise.
Error is Displayed, Radio Pulse never starts, or a (-) is displayed after connection attempt
These errors could be due to a weak/noisy signal or incorrect wireless settings.
Press the Plus (+) button to view SIGNAL STRENGTH and you may see one or more of these
All these indications can be due to a weak signal or a failed connection attempt (incorrect wireless settings)
-Make sure the printer is a the latest version of printer firmware available from Zebra.com
-Make sure the software utility used to configure the printer is at the latest version from Zebra.com
-Make sure the wireless network settings are saved on the printer and match the WLAN where you are trying to connect. Hint: The settings like ESSID are case sensitive. Print a Network Configuration Label to verify Read More>>
-If the printer has both a wired and wireless print server, make sure Wireless is set for the Primary Network. Read More>>
- Try defaulting the network settings and reconfiguring your wireless settings Read More>>
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