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Basic Duplex High Speed ID Card System


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The Zebra ZXP Series 3 Dual-Sided ID card system is a compact and efficient system for small to medium-sized ID card programs

  • Dual-sided dye sublimation printer
  • Quick print speed—print full color dual-sided cards in 26 seconds, monochrome in 6 seconds
  • 100-card input hopper, 45-card output hoper
  • System includes: Zebra ZXP Series 3 printer, AlphaCard ID Suite Light software, YMCKOK ribbon, blank cards, cleaning kit, and digital ID camera
MSRP: $3,339
Starting Price: $1,995

You Save: $1,344 (40%)

As Configured: $1,995
  • Dual-sided dye sublimation printer
  • Quick print speed—print full color dual-sided cards in 26 seconds, monochrome in 6 seconds
  • 100-card input hopper, 45-card output hoper
  • System includes: Zebra ZXP Series 3 printer, AlphaCard ID Suite Light software, YMCKOK ribbon, blank cards, cleaning kit, and digital ID camera
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Speed and print quality combine in this Basic Duplex High Speed ID Card System featuring the Zebra ZXP Series 3 printer. Easy to use and low maintenance, this card printer makes producing one-off cards or large batches a simple task.

Zebra ZXP Series 3 ID Card Printer

Though small in stature, the dual-sided Zebra ZXP Series 3 printer is packed with innovative and intuitive printing features. With a range of efficient features the Zebra ZXP Series 3 printer offers an ideal printing solution for producing membership and loyalty cards, gift cards, cashless payment cards, employee and student IDs, and more.

Zebra ZXP Series 3 Key Features
  • Printing Capability: Dual-sided
  • Print Technology: Dye sublimation
  • Print Speed: Full color dual-sided cards in 26 seconds, monochrome in 6 seconds
  • Input/Output Hopper: 100/45
  • Warranty: 2 years with 1 year hot swap
High-Quality ID Cards

With edge-to-edge printing on standard CR80 cards and the ability to work with cards ranging from 10mm to 40mm in thickness, the dual-sided printer boasts impressive efficiency producing 140 dual-sided full-color cards per hour. The printer can also print 750 monochrome single-sided cards per hour and 180 full-color, single-sided cards per hour.

The ZXP Series 3 comes standard with Zebra's ZRaster™ host-based image processing technology, which allows for high-speed image processing while also optimizing image quality.

For easy and convenient batch printing, the printer comes with a 100-card feeder and a 45-card output hopper. Quick-replace Load-N-Go ribbon cartridges, now eco-friendly, make it easy to swap ribbons as needed.

User-Friendly ID Card Printing

Quick-replace Load-N-Go ribbon cartridges, now eco-friendly, make it easy to swap ribbons when needed and an LCD display with operating prompts walks printer users through the printing process, requiring little training.

To help users through the process of using the ZXP Series 3 Dual-sided printer, Zebra has included the new Zebra Print Touch, an embedded Near Field Communication chip that works with NFC-enabled smart phones. This chip holds key printer information and will launch web-based help files.

The ZXP Series 3 printer also comes with a Kensington physical lock slot to secure the printer and prevent printer tampering.

ZXP Series 3 Printer Warranty

The Zebra ZXP Series 3 ID card printer comes with a two year manufacturer warranty which covers the printer and print head, and one year of printer hot swap.

What’s Included:

  • Zebra ZXP Series 3 Dual-sided ID card printer
  • AlphaCard ID Suite Light software
  • Digital ID camera
  • 100 premium blank PVC ID cards
  • YMCKOK ribbon - 165 prints
  • Cleaning kit
  • Printer power cord & USB cable
  • Lifetime AlphaCare support
  • Upgrade to TrueSupport service plan & receive*:
  • Loaner printer during TrueSupport coverage period
  • Phone-based technical support including remote assistance
  • Complimentary one hour of training annually
  • Complimentary cleaning kit and remote printer check-up provided annually
*Select printers receive 1 year TrueSuppoort FREE More details

Powerful AlphaCard ID Suite Card Design Software

Powerful AlphaCard ID Suite card design and database management software makes it easy to design and print your custom ID cards. It takes just minutes to design cards and badges with security features, cardholder photos, signatures, and encoded data. And with the option to use the built-in database or connect outside databases including Microsoft Excel and Access, you will always have easy access to cardholder information.

AlphaCard ID Suite v11 is now fully Windows 10 compatible and supported. As Microsoft releases ongoing Windows 10 updates, you can rest assured that users of AlphaCard ID Suite v11 will receive continuous support for this Windows 10 compatible software.

AlphaCard ID Suite Light

AlphaCard ID Suite Light makes it trouble-free to design custom ID cards with text, photos, logos, barcodes, and more to fit your organization's unique needs. With the pre-defined card template you can start designing your IDs instantly, or create your own design with just a few easy steps. AlphaCard ID Suite Light edition comes with a database to hold up to 200 records, so you can quickly access your cardholder information.

New in AlphaCard ID Suite v11: Enhanced card design wizard, high resolution barcodes, full compatibility with Dymy thermal labels, and improved language options.

Technical Specs

Zebra ZXP 3 Dual-Sided

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Printer Coverage
Loaner Coverage
Printhead Coverage
Print Technology
Dye Sublimation
Re-Writable Printing
Card Capacity
Input Hopper
Output Hopper
Single Feed Mode
Print Speed
Full Color
Avg. Cost Per Card
Single-Sided Color
Single-Sided Black
Max. Ribbon Yield
Single-Sided Color
Single-Sided Black
Accepted Card Sizes
Card Thickness
Features Call if options aren't available online
Available Encoding Options
Available Factory Options
Available Field Upgrades
Visual Security Features
Printer Lock Options
Connection Type
OS Compatibility
Windows XP
Windows Vista - 32 bit
Windows Vista - 64 bit
Windows 7 - 32 bit
Windows 7 - 64 bit
Windows 8 - 32 bit
Windows 8 - 64 bit
Windows 2000
Mac Compatible
Physical Specs
7.9" (201 mm) x 12.2" (309 mm) x 12.2 lbs (5.53 kg)
Available MPNs
Customize System
Customize System
When you place an order with AlphaCard, you qualify for full, personal assistance to ensure that your ID card program reaches its full potential. This commitment to strong customer service and support is called AlphaCare. It's completely free and you'll only find it at AlphaCard.
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Customize your System Components

Zebra ZXP 3 Dual-Sided ID Card Printer
The Zebra ZXP Series 3 printer optimizes efficiency and image quality with high-performance printing and intuitive features.
AlphaCard ID Suite Light v.10
AlphaCard ID Suite Light is designed for small organizations, and includes a database that holds 200 records. For an unlimited database and advanced design features, consider upgrading to AlphaCard ID Suite Standard, Professional, or Elite. How to choose the right ID Suite edition.
* = Required Option
Zebra YMCKOK ZXP Series 3 Color Ribbon - 165 Prints
This system includes one Zebra YMCKOK ZXP Series 3 Color Ribbon. You can add additional ribbons for $48 per ribbon.
AlphaCard Premium Blank PVC Cards, CR80 30mil - 100 count
Standard CR80 30mil PVC blank card stock.
Logitech C270 ID Card Camera
This system includes one Logitech C270 ID Card Camera.
As Configured: $1,995

Select printers include one full year of TrueSupport for free!

Upgrade to TrueSupport for world class, full service technical support. You'll get direct access to our professionally trained technical support experts who have years of experience working with customers just like you. Whether you are setting up an ID card system for the first time, or you need help with troubleshooting, our friendly experts will get you on track quickly.


You can talk directly to our dedicated support team on the phone. On top of our complimentary lifetime email support (1-3 day turnaround) and 30-day setup over the phone, TrueSupport coverage plans will include troubleshooting and technical support via phone and hands-on help via remote desktop assistance during your subscription period from the best technical experts in the industry.


As a TrueSupport subscriber, you'll receive a complimentary cleaning kit and remote printer check-up annually through the duration of your subscription. Through these preventative services, potential future obstacles that could interrupt daily business operations can be avoided.


Within your TrueSupport coverage period, our technical support experts are standing by to offer remote phone support. If your ID card printer requires service, we'll provide a loaner machine to keep your business running while we repair your printer.


Get one hour of training every year to maximize every feature of your investment, or just brush-up on the basics. We want to help you do your job easier!


Options to extend your TrueSupport coverage are available. Call us now for pricing and enrollment (877) 907-9834.

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