Zebra HC100 Wristband Printer – HC100-300E-1000


Cartridge-based wristband printer


Developed specifically to meet the unique needs of healthcare providers, Zebra’s reliable HC100 Printer makes wristband printing easier and more cost-effective than laser solutions. This solution combines the reliable HC100 direct thermal printer with easy-to-load cartridges containing the industry’s only antimicrobial-coated wristbands – Zebra’s Z-Band¨ wristbands. Minimal training! Pop the wristband cartridge into the HC100 printer, print individual wristbands on demand. Compare these two simple steps with laser printing, which often requires staff to load forms into a special tray, print labels, apply a label to the band, and fold a laminate over the band. The HC100 printer detects wristband size – adult, pediatric, infant – and automatically calibrates its settings for optimal print quality. Print your own wristbands at the touch of a button The ideal solution for identifying pupils on school outings. Makes it easy for lost children to be returned to the group as quickly as possible. Change the wristband details so they are relevant to each trip Ideal for school trips, entry passes etc Incorporate images, barcodes and multiple lines of text Typically a wristband will contain: school name, logo, school telephone number, teacher’s name and mobile and a date Child and adult wristband cartridges are available A compact printer that prints wristbands fast and economically Can also be used for identifying visitors or at events.

The HC100 wristband printer is a thermal printer that offers an ideal solution for wristband printing. The wide range of available wristbands are suitabe for healthcare, hospitality and leisure applications. Its easy-to-load features require minimal, if any, user action, whilst its smart technology senses the wristband type and auto callibrates the settings for optimised print quality and reduced waste. There is minimal training required to use the HC100 printer or to load or switch the cartridge – its a quick and simple task. Print your own wristbands at the touch of a button. Change the wristband details as required for different applications Supplied with software (downloadable)

Standard Features• Quick & easy wristband cartridge loading
• Automatic print speed setting—up to 4 ips depending on installed cartridge
• Direct thermal printing of barcodes, text and graphics
• Dual-wall frame, impact-resistant plastic
• ZPL® or ZPL II® programming language
• 32 bit RISC processor
• 8 MB (2 MB user-available) Flash memory (standard)
• 16 MB (4 MB user-available) SDRAM memory (standard)
• Element Energy EqualizerTM (E3TM) for superior print quality
• Dual communications interface: serial and USB
• Odometer for print-length tracking
• Illuminated media low/media out indicator
• Tool-less printhead and platen replacement
• UnicodeTM-compliant for multi-language printing
• Instant media calibration—no wasted media
• 16 resident expandable bitmap fonts
• One resident scalable font
• Head-up sensor
• Standard tear-off mode feature
• XML-enabled printing—allows XML communications from information systems
• ENERGY STAR® qualified
Maximum Print Length22"/558 mm
Minimum Print Length3"/76 mm
Print Widths0.75"/19.05 mm, 1"/25.4 mm, 1.1875"/30.16 mm
Resolution300 dpi/12 dots per mm
Maximum Print Speed• 2"/51 mm per second (Healthcare)
• 4"/102 mm per second (Z-Band Fun & Z-Band Splash)
Environment• Operating temperature: 40° F/4.4° C to 104° F/40° C
• Storage temperature: -40° F/-40° C to 140° F/60° C
• Operating humidity: 20%-85% non-condensing R.H.
• Storage humidity: 5%-85% non-condensing R.H.
Electrical• Universal power supply (PFC-compliant) 100–240VAC, 50–60Hz
• ENERGY STAR qualified printer
Agency Approvals• Emissions: FCC Part 15, Subpart B, VCCI, C-Tick • Emissions and Susceptibility: (CE): EN 55022
Class B and EN 55024
• Safety: CB Scheme IEC 60950-1:2001, TÜV, NRTL
• Power supply: IEC 60601-1:1995
Physical Characteristics• Width: 5"/127 mm
• Height**: 7"/178 mm • Depth: 9.5"/242 mm • Weight: 3.1 lbs/1.4 kg
** Requires 6"/153 mm clearance above printer to load cartridge
Options and Accessories• ZebraNet® 10/100 Print Server (internal)—factory-installed only, offered in combination with serial/USB interface
• ZebraNet® b/g Print Server (internal)—factory-installed only, offered in combination with serial/USB interface
• Font packs—Asian and other international font kits
• Factory-installed 64 MB (58 MB user-available) Flash memory option
• ZBI 2.0TM—Factory- or field-installed, this powerful programming language lets printers run standalone applications, connect to peripherals, and much more
Software• ZebraDesignerTM Pro (option)
• ZebraDesigner (standard)
• ZebraNetTM Bridge Enterprise (option) • ZebraNet Utilities v7.0 (standard)
• ZebraDesigner Driver
• Zebra Universal Driver
• ZBI 2.0 (optional)
• ZBI-DeveloperTM (standard with ZBI 2.0)
Networking Options• ZebraNet® 10/100 Print Server (internal)
• ZebraNet® b/g Print Server (internal)
Firmware• ZPL II—Universal language for Zebra printers. Simplifies wristband and label formatting and enables format compatibility with existing systems that run Zebra printers.
• Web View & Alert

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