ZXP Series 9 - Positioning Of A Edge-to-Edge Graphic Image On The Card

ZXP Series 9 - Positioning Of A Edge-to-Edge Graphic Image On The Card

Article ID: 38476108

Issue / Question

On occasion you may see a small white line or gap between where your printed image ends and the actual end of the card is located.  The following information can help to correct this.

Applicable To

ZXP Series 9 Card Printers

Resolution / Answer

When printing an edge to edge graphic, it is best to have the graphic properly sized to the dimensions of the card:

There are 2 versions of the ZXP 9 printer, 300 dpi and 600 dpi. Check the printer's part number to find out which you have, the 6th character after the hyphen (-) will tell you the version.

Z92-000C0000US00 = 300 dpi
Z92-000C0600US00 = 600 dpi

300 dpi printers
(1024 dots x 648 dots, 3.41” x 2.16”) and a graphic resolution of 300 dpi (dots per inch).

600 dpi printers
(2046 dots x 1296 dots, 3.41” x 2.16”) and a graphic resolution of 600 dpi (dots per inch).

Positioning of the image on the card can be adjusted in the ZXP Toolbox under ‘Printer Settings’ in the Print Position box. The ZXP Toolbox provides advanced configuration capabilities and tools to manage the operation of your printer.

• From Windows 7: Go to the Windows Icon> Devices and Printers. Right click on the ZXP Series 7 or Series 8 driver and select Printer Properties> Device Information> ZXP Toolbox

• From Windows 10: Go to Control Panel> Devices and Printers. Right click on the ZXP Series 7 or Series 8 driver and select Printer Properties> Device Information> ZXP Toolbox



Sample from a ZXP S9 Toolbox


 

Film print X offset (dots):  Film print Y offset (mils): 
This is the number of dots (300 dpi / ~3 mils/dot, 600 dpi / ~1.6 mils/dot) to shift the image to align it on the media. Increasing these values move the image right while decreasing them moves the image left. This parameter can be used to center the image on the card, or to align it with an edge. The adjustment range is: Minimum -50, Maximum 50. This is the number of mils to shift the image to align it on the media. Increasing these values moves the image up while decreasing them moves the image down. This parameter can be used to center the image on the card, or to align it with an edge. The adjustment range is: Minimum -100, Maximum 100.


The Save Settings button saves any changes you have made to this screen.

If this fails to resolve your issue please select “Submit a Case Online” located under “Additional Assistance” (right column of this page) and provide details related to your problem for technical support assistance.

+ Applicable Products

  • ZXP Series 9 Card Printer