ZQ520 Mobile RFID Printer

ZQ520 Mobile RFID Printer

For On-the-Go Mobile UHF RFID Printing

Extreme environments and bangs and bumps are no match for these lightweight, compact printers. Zebra’s ZQ520 RFID printer is among the most rugged printers available. It performs in the widest operating temperature range in the industry and can withstand repeated drops to concrete from up to 6.6 feet (2 meters).

Water spray is no match with their IP54 rating. Featuring Zebra’s Link-OS environment, these premium printers are easy to integrate, manage and maintain. With large buttons and a user-friendly interface, they are easy to operate, even when wearing gloves.

Daniel Dombach

Daniel Dombach
Director EMEA Industry Solutions
Düsseldorf, Germany

Advanced RFID Capabilities

The ZQ520 RFID printer is the only barcode printer to combine the convenience and flexibility of a mobile printer with the enhanced tracking capabilities of UHF RFID. The ZQ520 RFID printer extends the capabilities of Zebra’s ultra-rugged ZQ520 mobile printer by adding UHF RFID printing and encoding to create on-demand RFID labels when and where you need them.

Easy to Use

Providing the same industry leading RFID technology offered in other Zebra RFID printers and encoders, the ZQ520 RFID printer can encode the most advanced inlays. The simple to use intuitive design combined with Zebra’s propriety adaptive encoding technology provides automatic RFID calibration and eliminates complex RFID setup.

Advanced RFID Features

The ZQ520 RFID printer provides all the features of the standard ZQ520, maintaining its position as the most rugged mobile printer in the industry. The ZQ520 RFID printer is ideal for pallet, case or item RFID labeling in a warehouse, in-store retail RFID item labelling, and specimen/sample labelling for healthcare applications.


  • Warehouse Management
  • Retail
  • Healthcare

Used for

  • Low-Volume Applications
  • Pallet Labeling / Tagging
  • Case and Item Labeling / Tagging
  • Forklift-Mounted RFID Labeling / Tagging
  • In-Store Retail Tagging
  • Specimen Tracking


  • Print Width: 4.1" / 105mm
  • Media Roll (Outer Diameter): 2.24"/57 mm
  • Print Speed: Up to 5"/127mm per second
  • Weight: 1.73lbs/0.79 kg with battery
  • Durability: IP54-rated for dust and liquid protection (IP65-rated with the exoskeleton case); 6.6' (2m) drops to concrete multiple times; 10' (3m) with the exoskeleton case Tumble-tested
  • Battery Capacity: PowerPrecision Plus 2450 mAh removable Lithium Ion Smart Battery (7.4V) (4900 mAh extended battery optional)

Enhance Performance with Enterprise Scanners, Mobile Computers, Tablets and Printers

Growing customer expectations are fueling an on-demand economy and the need for compelling experiences. In response to this trend, Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: ZBRA), an innovator at the edge of the enterprise with solutions and partners that enable businesses to gain a performance edge, is helping companies across many industries digitize their operations and improve their performance to stay relevant and compete in today’s marketplace.

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