Zebra has released a new customer downloadable utility tool to test SmartCard module functionality and calibrate ZC printer offsets for SmartCard. Smart-Card Calibration and Test Utility (ZebraSCUtility) is available and the new tool can be downloaded from this link.
This software Utility allows end-users to test the SmartCard AMK option, validate the read/write to a SmartCard and set custom card offset calibration values as needed.
Developers, Partners, and Zebra Tech Support can quickly identify If a SmartCard configured printer and application is not working correctly and how to isolate any issues.
Specifically, this Utility will help identify:
- Is the Encoder AMK Kit installed Correctly? (HW Issue)
- Do you have the right Encoder FW and Printer SDK software installed? (FW/SW Issue)
- Can you see and read your Smart Cards, and if not Calibrate and calibrate and set the Printer SmartCard offset value? (test SmartCard Read/Write Card Issue)
This release supports the following Zebra Card Printers with SmartCard Encoder options and the associated firmware version as noted below:
Printer Models: ZC300 and ZC350 Series Card Printers with the following Encoder Options (AMK kit installed)
These encoding options are found in ZC printers are supported by this version of the test utility:
UHF Encoding over Ethernet, Contact Station, ZIP (Contactless Station), and iClass cards are not currently supported.