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Zebra 3844-Z Series Thermal Barcode Label Printer

Zebra GX430t A newer version of this item is available.
It is replaced by the Zebra GX430t.
The 3844-Z Series includes a 300dpi print head, providing high resolution and easy-to-read and easy-to-scan barcodes. The 3844-Z Series is ideal for producing very small labels, such as those on jewelry or specimen containers. The 3844-Z Series can also be added to a network via its ethernet connectivity and the optional Zebra print server.
3844-Z Series Options
Zebra LP 3844-Z (384Z-20400-0001)
LP 3844-Z, Direct thermal only with ZebraNet PrintServer II, USB and RS-232 interfaces. 300 DPI, Standard 4MB/8MB, no real-time clock.
Zebra LP 3844-Z (384Z-20300-0001)
LP 3844-Z, Direct thermal only with parallel, USB and RS-232 interfaces. Please Call for more information.
Zebra TLP 3844-Z (384Z-10420-0001)
TLP 3844-Z, Thermal transfer Printer (300 dpi, ZPL II, Serial, Internal ZebraNet PrintServer II and USB Interfaces, 110/220 VAC, 8MB DRAM, 4MB Flash and No Real-time clock)
Zebra TLP 3844-Z (384Z-10401-0001)
TLP 3844-Z, 3844-Z Desktop Thermal transfer Printer (300 dpi, 4.09 inch Print width, 4 ips Print speed, Serial, PrintServer II and USB Interfaces and Dispenser)
Zebra TLP 3844-Z (384Z-10400-0001)
TLP 3844-Z, 3844-Z Desktop Thermal transfer Printer (300 dpi, 4.09 inch Print width, 4 ips Print speed, Serial, PrintServer II and USB Interfaces, 8MB RAM, 4MB Flash and ZPL Language)
Specs: 4 ips - Thermal transfer (TT) - 4.09" Maximum Print width - 300 dpi - 1 x Serial, 1 x USB, 1 x Ethernet - Internal ZebraNet PrintServer II
Zebra TLP 3844-Z (384Z-10302-0001)
TLP 3844-Z, 3844-Z Desktop Thermal transfer Printer (300 dpi, 4.09 inch Print width, 4 ips Print speed, Serial, Parallel and USB Interfaces, 8MB RAM, 4MB Flash, ZPL Language and Cutter)
Specs: 4 ips - Direct thermal (DT), Thermal transfer (TT) - 4.09" Maximum Print width - 300 dpi - 1 x Parallel, 1 x Serial, 1 x USB - Cutter
Zebra TLP 3844-Z (384Z-10301-0001)
TLP 3844-Z, 3844-Z Desktop Thermal transfer Printer (300 dpi, 4.09 inch Print width, 4 ips Print speed, Serial, Parallel and USB Interfaces, 8MB RAM, 4MB Flash, ZPL Language and Dispenser)
Specs: 300 dpi - USB, Serial, Parallel
Zebra TLP 3844-Z (384Z-10300-0001)
TLP 3844-Z, 3844-Z Desktop Thermal transfer Printer (300 dpi, 4.09 inch Print width, 4 ips Print speed, Serial, Parallel and USB Interfaces, 8MB RAM, 4MB Flash and ZPL Language)
Specs: Zebra TLP 3844-Z Thermal Label Printer
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Zebra 3844-Z Series Details

Zebra 3844 Z Series Details

Overview

The TLP 3844-Z desktop printer with ZPL capability brings high resolution performance to the ZPL desktop architecture. The 3844-Z's 300 dots-per-inch printhead enables high quality, crisp, clear printing for labeling applications that require data such as two-dimensional bar codes, fine text, or composite graphics. Scanning and reading data on very small labels, such as laboratory vials or electronic components, is greatly enhanced.

Equipped with serial, parallel, and USB interfaces, Zebra's 3844-Z offers versatile connectivity and integration-quickly and easily network the TLP 3844-Z into an Ethernet environment with the optional internal ZebraNet PrintServer II.

Benefits

  • Delivers high-resolution printing
  • 32-bit processor for fast label throughput
  • Simple to operate, easy media loading

Ideal for

  • Manufacturing
  • Retail
  • Healthcare

Specifications

Standard Features

  • OpenACCESS design for easy media loading
  • Thermal transfer (TLP) or Direct Thermal (LP) printing
  • Double-walled ABS case construction
  • ZPL or ZPL II programming language, software selectable
  • 32-bit RISC processor
  • Zebra E3 Printhead Energy Control
  • Auto-Calibration
  • Resident scalable font
  • Head-up sensor
  • Zebra Printer Management

Printer Specifications

Resolution
300 dpi (12 dots/mm)
Memory
  • Standard:8 MB SDRAM (4 MB available to user); 4 MB Flash (2.75 available to user)
  • Optional: 8 MB Flash with real time clock (12 MB total)
Print width
4.09" (104 mm) maximum
Print length
39" (991 mm)
Print speed
4" (102 mm)/sec
Media sensors
Reflective
Transmissive

Media Characteristics

Maximum label and liner width
4.25" (108 mm)
2.8" (71 mm) with Media Adapter Guide
Maximum label and liner length
39" (991 mm)
Maximum label and liner length (optional)
39" (991 mm)
Maximum roll diameter
5" (127 mm)
Core diameter
1.0" (25.4 mm) and 1.5" (38 mm)
Media thickness
0.003" (.075 mm) to 0.007" (0.18 mm)
Media types
roll-fed, die-cut, continuous, tag stock, continuous receipt, linerless

Ribbon Characteristics

Outside diameter
1.36" (33 mm)
Standard length
244' (74 m)
Ribbon width
  • Recommended to be at least as wide as media
  • 1.33" (33.8 mm) to 4.30" (110 mm)
ID Core
0.5" (12.7 mm)

Operating Characteristics

Operating temperature
TT: Operating temperature 40° F (5° C) to 105° F (41° C) Thermal transfer
Storage temperatures
-40° F (-40° C) to 140° F (60° C)
Operating humidity
10% to 90% non-condensing R.H.
Storage humidity
5% to 95% non-condensing R.H.
Electrical
Auto-detectable 100-240 VAC, 50-60 Hz
Agency approvals
  • FCC
  • VCCI/PSE
  • C-TICK
  • UL
  • IRAM/S
  • NOM
  • GOST-R
  • CSA
  • CE
  • CCC/SRRC

Physical Characteristics

Width
7.8" (198 mm)
Height
6.8" (173 mm)
Depth
9.4" (238 mm)

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