Zebra ZQ600 Healthcare Series

ZQ600 Healthcare Series

Zebra ZQ600 Healthcare Series mobile printers


Want to improve specimen labeling accuracy, staff productivity and patient safety? With the ZQ600 Healthcare Series, you can. The ZQ600 takes Zebra’s popular QLn platform and makes it even better — adding advanced technology and innovative design that drive productivity, ease-of-use and manageability to a new level. Designed specifically for healthcare, these compact printers are built to withstand constant disinfecting. The color display takes all the guesswork out of printer status. Advanced battery technology powers every minute of the longest shift.

The ZQ600 offers the fastest, most dependable wireless connections inside the four walls and your IT department will find the ZQ600 easier to integrate, manage and secure thanks to Zebra’s Link-OS® operating system and powerful Print DNA suite of applications, utilities and developer tools. The ZQ600 Healthcare Series — the next evolution in the gold standard for mobile specimen labeling.


  • Disinfectant-ready plastics in a healthcare color scheme
  • Apple® iOS, Android and Windows Mobile connectivity
  • Direct thermal printing of barcodes, text and graphics
  • CPCL, EPL™ and ZPL® programming languages
  • 512 MB Flash supports downloadable programs, receipt formats, fonts and graphics (128 MB available for user storage)
  • 3250 mAh (nominal) 23.4 Wh removable, rechargeable PowerPrecision+ Li-Ion battery
  • Built-in battery charger
  • Belt clip for unobtrusive and convenient printing
  • Black mark and gap media sensing using fixed center position sensors
  • Easy-to-use peel and present mode
  • Label present sensor for issuing labels one at a time
  • Tear bar for easy media dispensing
  • Center-loading media locking for variable roll widths
  • “Clamshell” design for easy media loading
  • Management: Mirror, SNMP, Web server, Profile Manager, AirWatch®, SOTI® MobiControl™ and Ivanti Avalanche® (powered by Wavelink)
  • Large, easy-to-read color display (288 x 240 pixels)
  • Color display can be customized using WML (text and icons)
  • 5-way navigation buttons, two software defined keys
  • Printer color alerts on the display
  • Tolerance of multiple drops from 5 ft./1.52 m to concrete
  • IP43 dust- and water-resistance rating (IP54 with soft case)
  • 400 MHz 32-bit ARM processor
  • XML support
  • Supports vertical and horizontal printing
  • Printers can be used in any orientation
  • QR barcode links to web-based help pages
  • Zebra Print Touch simplifies Bluetooth pairing and launches web-based help pages with Near Field Communication (NFC) enabled devices
  • Label odometer
  • NTP (Network Time Protocol) support via Wi-Fi or Ethernet
  • Supports Zebra Network Connect manufacturing plant floor solution when used with the Ethernet cradle



ZQ610: 6.5 in. L x 3.5 in. W x 2.75 in. H 165 mm L x 89 mm L x 70 mm H
ZQ620: 6.8 in. L x 4.6 in. W x 3.3 in. H 173 mm L x 117 mm W x 84 mm H
Weight with battery:
ZQ610: 1.33 lbs/0.6 kg
ZQ620: 1.6 lbs/0.73 kg


Operating System: Link-OS®
Resolution: 203 dpi/8 dots per mm
Memory: 256 MB RAM; 512 MB Flash (standard)
Maximum Print Width:
ZQ610: 1.9 in./48 mm
ZQ620: 2.8 in./72 mm
Maximum Print Speed: Up to 4.5 in./115 mm per second
Media Sensors: Black mark and gap media sensing using fixed center position sensors; label present sensor for issuing batch labels one at a time
Print Length:
Minimum: 0.5 in./12.7 mm
Maximum: 32 in./813 mm
Power: 3250 mAh (nominal) 23.4 Wh removable, rechargeable PowerPrecision+ Li-Ion battery


Maximum Label and Liner Length:
ZQ610: 0.5 in./12.7 mm to 32 in./813 mm or continuous
ZQ620: 0.5 in./12.7 mm to 32 in./813 mm or continuous
Media Width:
ZQ610: 1.0 in./25 mm to 2.18 in./55.4 mm
ZQ620: 1.0 in./25 mm to 3.125 in./79 mm
Maximum Media Roll Size:
ZQ610: 2.2 in./55.9 mm OD on a 0.75 in./19 mm or 1.375 in./34.9 mm inner core
ZQ620: 2.6 in./66 mm OD on a 0.75 in./19 mm or 1.375 in./34.9 mm inner core
Thickness: 2.3 mil to 5.5 mil tag stock or 6.5 mil label stock
Media Types: Die-cut labels and tags, linerless labels, receipt paper, black bar and gap sensing


Operating Temp.: -4°F to 122°F/-20°C to 50°C
Operating Humidity: 10% to 90% non-condensing
Storage/Transportation Temp.: -13°F to 149°F/-25°C to 65°C1
Storage Humidity: 10% to 90% non-condensing
Agency Approvals:
Emissions: FCC Part 15, Subpart B, EN55022 Class-B, EN60950, EN55024 and VCCI class B
Susceptibility: EN55024, EN61000-4-2, EN61000-4-3, EN61000-4-4, and EN61000-4-5
Safety: CE, TUV, CSA


CPCL, EPL and ZPL programming languages
ZBI 2.x™ — powerful programming language that lets printers run standalone applications, connect to peripherals, and much more


Barcode Ratios: 1.5:1, 2:1, 2.5:1, 3:1, 3.5:1
Linear Barcodes: Code 39, Code 93, UCC/EAN128, Code 128, Codabar (NW-7), Interleaved 2-of-5, UPC-A, UPC-E, 2 and 5 digit add-on, EAN-8, EAN-13, 2 and 5 digit add-on
2D Barcodes: PDF417, MicroPDF417, MaxiCode, QR Code, GS1/DataBar™ (RSS) family, Aztec, MSI/ Plessey, FIM Postnet, Data Matrix, TLC39


Standard Fonts: 25 bitmapped, 1 smooth, scalable (CG Triumvirate Bold Condensed*)
Optional Fonts: downloadable bitmapped/scalable fonts International Character Sets (optional): Chinese (traditional/simplified);
Japanese; Korean; Thai, Vietnamese *Contains UFST® from Agfa Monotype Corporation


ZebraNet® 802.11ac radio with support for:
• WEP, TKIP and AES encryption
• WPA and WPA2
• 802.1x (with WEP, WPA or WPA2)
• 802.11d and 802.11i
• Simultaneous Bluetooth 4.1 dual radio
• Wi-Fi Certification
• Fast roaming using Pairwise Master Key (PMK) caching, Opportunistic Key Caching (OKC), EAP Fast Session resumption or 802.11r
• Support for Ad Hoc mode
Bluetooth 4.1 (Classic and BLE) radio:
• Security modes 1 – 4
• “Made for iPod/iPhone/iPad” certified
• Key Bonding
10/100 Ethernet: support (via charging cradle)
Cabled Communications Specifications:
• USB 2.0 full-speed interface (12 Mbps)
• Mini-B connector with optional strain relief
• Serial interface: 14-pin RS-232C port for communication to terminal or other host up to 115.2 Kbps


Following is a list of key accessories. Please refer to the Mobile Printer Accessory Guide for a detailed list of all the accessories available for the
ZQ600 Series:
Charging Options — inside the printer
• AC adapter
• Single cradle: single bay Ethernet and charging cradle (not compatible with extended capacity battery)
• Quad cradle: quad bay Ethernet and charging cradle, with internal switch and stacking port (not compatible with extended capacity battery)
Charging Options — outside the printer
• 1-bay, 3-bay and 6-bay battery chargers
Vehicle charger with cigarette lighter adapter
Spare batteries
4900 mAh (nominal) removable extended capacity Li-Ion battery (4-cell bump out pack)
Carrying Options
• Shoulder strap; Hand strap; Soft case (provides an IP54 rating) — not compatible with extended capacity battery
Linerless printing (with silicone platen roller only) — ZQ620 only ZBI 2.x
Printer stand for tabletop mounting
Serial and USB cables with strain relief


Development Tools: With faster, easier and smarter integration of Zebra printers with your devices and applications, your Zebra printing solutions are up and running in less time, with less cost.
Management Tools: Minimize IT effort and maximize IT control with Print DNA management tools — the easy way to add and manage any number of printers, anywhere — from around the world.
Productivity Tools: Reach new levels of productivity with innovations that streamline tasks and workflows, optimize device performance and solve tomorrow’s printing problems today.
Visibility Tools: Regardless of whether or not you have an existing Mobile Device Management solution in place, robust visibility tools provide unparalleled insight into printer health, usage and performance.


The ZQ600 Series printers are warranted against defects in workmanship and materials for a period of 1 (one) year from the date of shipment. For the complete warranty statement, please visit: www.zebra.com/warranty