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Zebra 3844-Z Series Printer

Zebra GX 430 t A newer version of this item is available.
It is replaced by the Zebra GX 430 t.
The 3844-Z Series includes a 300dpi print head, providing high resolution and easy-to-read and easy-to-scan bar codes. 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.
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3844-Z Series Options
Part # DescriptionAvailabilityPriceOrder
384Z-20400-0001 LP3844Z, Direct thermal printing, 305 dpi, 2.25" max print width, Serial, USB, and Ethernet Interfaces, and US power cord. Cables sold separately. See Replacement Call for Details
384Z-20302-0001 LP3844Z, Direct thermal printing, 305 dpi, 2.25" max print width, Serial and USB Interfaces, Cutter, and US power cord. Cables sold separately. See Replacement Call for Details
384Z-20301-0001 LP3844Z, Direct thermal printing, 305 dpi, 2.25" max print width, Serial, USB, and Parallel Interfaces, Dispenser, and US power cord. Cables sold separately. See Replacement Call for Details
384Z-20300-0001 LP3844Z, Direct thermal printing, 305 dpi, 2.25" max print width, Serial, USB, and Parallel Interfaces, and US power cord. Cables sold separately. See Replacement Call for Details
384Z-10420-0001 TLP3844Z, 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) See Replacement Call for Details
384Z-10402-0001 TLP3844Z, Thermal transfer, 300 dpi, 4.09 inch Print width, 4 ips Print speed, Serial, ZebraNet and USB interfaces and Cutter See Replacement Call for Details
384Z-10401-0001 TLP3844Z, Thermal transfer, 300 dpi, 4.09 inch Print width, 4 ips Print speed, Serial, PrintServer II and USB interfaces and Dispenser See Replacement Call for Details
384Z-10400-0001 TLP3844Z, Thermal transfer, 300 dpi, 4 ips, 4.25" print width, serial, USB & ZebraNet PrintServer II interfaces, 8MB SDRAM, 4MB flash. Includes US power supply. Order cables separately. See accessories. See Replacement Call for Details
384Z-10302-0001 TLP3844Z, Thermal transfer, 300 dpi, 4 ips, 4.25" print width, parallel, serial & USB interfaces, 8MB SDRAM, 4MB flash. Includes US power supply and cutter. Order cables separately. See accessories. See Replacement Call for Details
384Z-10301-0001 TLP3844Z, Thermal transfer, 300 dpi, 4 ips, 4.25" print width, parallel, serial & USB interfaces, 8MB SDRAM, 4MB flash. Includes US power supply and dispenser. Order cables separately. See accessories. See Replacement Call for Details
384Z-10300-0001 TLP3844Z, Thermal transfer, 300 dpi, 4 ips, 4.25" print width, parallel, serial & USB interfaces, 8MB SDRAM, 4MB flash. Includes US power supply. Order cables separately. See accessories. See Replacement Call for Details

Accessories

Part # DescriptionAvailabilityPriceOrder
2901-6MF9 6' Serial cable (25 pin male to 9 pin female) Ships Free Today $11.93
13172 Cables, 6 ft. USB cable (USB 2.0, A to B). Replaces (Part# USB-5000-02M). Ships Free Today $12.29
2901-9MF9ST Cable, Serial, 6 feet, Straight, DB-9 to DB-9, Compatible with Zebra. Ships Free Today $11.39
13400 Cables, 10 ft. USB cable (USB 2.0, A to B). Replaces (Part# USB-5000-03M). Ships Free Today $12.59
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Zebra 3200 Performance Wax-Resin (03200GS11007)
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Zebra 5319 Performance Wax (05319GS11007-R)
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Zebra 5095 Performance Resin (05095GS06407-R)
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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)