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Zebra 160S Printer


Thin film printhead with Energy Control

Thermal transfer or direct thermal printing: 203.2 dot-per-inch resolution
(8 dot-per-mm)

Maximum print width: 6.3" (160mm)

Media Specifications
  • Minimum label width: 2.0" (50.8mm)
  • Maximum label width: 7.2" (182.9mm)
  • Maximum label length:
     Standard Memory: 9.5" (241mm)
     1MB = 25" (635 mm)
  • Minimum label length:
     Tear-off mode: .63" (16mm)
     Rewind mode: .75" (19mm)
     Peel-off mode: .75" (19mm)
  • Total thickness: .003" (.076mm) to .012" (.3mm)
  • Label roll diameter: 8.0" (203mm) maximum
  • Core diameter: 3.0" (75mm)
  • Reflective sensing (Black mark)
  • Transmissive sensing: (Label gap, notch)
  • 1 MB standard RAM
  • Outside diameter: 3.2" (81mm)
  • Should be at least as wide as media
  • Minimum width: 2.0" (50.8mm)
  • Maximum width: 6.89" (175mm)
Print Speeds
  • Programmable constant print speeds of 2" (51mm), 3" (76mm), 4" (102mm), 5" (127mm) and 6" (152mm) per second
Zebra Programming Language (ZPL II or ZPL)

ZPL II or ZPL selectable through software


Standard fonts: expandable up to 10 times height and width independent

  • 7 bitmapped, 1 scalable (CG Triumvirate Bold Condensed)
  • IBM  Code Page 850 multilingual character set
 Font options: All available on EPROM as scalable or smooth bitmapped fonts in standard, bold, italic and bold italic
  • Futura, CG Triumvirate Condensed, CG Palacio, CG Times or Univers fonts
Bar Codes/Symbologies
Code 11UPC-A, UPC-EIndustrial 2 of 5
Code 93PlesseyPostnet
Code 128 with subsets A/B/C and UCC Case CodesInterleaved 2 of 5EAN and UPC with 2 or 5 digit supplements
CodabarStandard 2 of 5MSI
ISBT 128

2-D Symbologies

Maxi CodeDatamatrixQR Code


  • Selectable 110, 120, 230 or 240 VAC (50/60Hz)
  • 110 or 230 VAC +/- 15%; 48-62 Hz; 5a @ 115V, 3A @ 230V
Communications Interface
  • RS-232/422 serial port
  • Parity, data bits, XON-XOFF/DTR Protocol set by DIP switches
  • 110-19,200 BAUD
  • Height: 15.4" (391.2mm)
  • Width: 13.1" (332.7mm)
  • Depth: 18.9" (480.0mm)
  • Weight without options: 55 lbs. (24.9kg)
  • Operating temperature: 41F (5C) to 104F (40C)
  • Operating humidity 20-85% non-condensing
  • Storage/transportation: -40F (-40C) to 158F (70C), 5% to 85% noncondensing R.H
  • Label peel and liner rewind (for immediate application)
  • Rewind (Full label roll is rewound internally)
  • Fan-fold bin (internal mounting)
  • Scalable and smooth bitmapped fonts
Specifications subject to change without notice.