ZXP7 Card Printer Barcodes fail to scan due to K Panel Monochrome Settings

Article ID: 08775948



Topic or Information

Barcode fails to scan due to driver settings for the K Panel
Bar Codes do not read 
The scanner is not able to read the printed barcode on the cards

Applies To

ZXP7 Card Printers using the ZXP7 Printer Driver


Proper settings for monochrome conversion in the front K panel option are required when printing barcodes. This defines the black area where the barcode is located.   


1. Access ZXP7 Printer Properties-> Click on printing preference

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2. Click on Front K extraction

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 3. 1A. Select Defined areas under Area Manager. 

1B. Define the area wear the barcode is located on the card then click on OK

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4. In printing preferences select Black Panel (K) Optimization tab.

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5. On the Front selection choose Barcode followed by Apply and Ok. 

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You have now defined K panel area and changing monochrome conversion to barcode on the front of the card.



Jose P

+ Product Codes

  • ZXP Series 7 Card Printer
  • ZXP Series 7 High Performance Card Printers
  • ZXP Series 7 Pro High Performance Card Printers
  • ZXP Series 7 with Laminator