Common DIP sizes are: 203, 300 and 600 and determining which resolution to print your labels and barcodes can get confusing.

To determine the best DPI print resolution for your bar code label application, you need to consider the importance of:

1. Print Clarity/Readability

2. Print Speed

3. Label Formats

Standard applications for 203 DPI is for shipping labels, where 600 DPI is standard on electronic labels.

The general rule of thumb to follow: if you are printing small text, make sure you choose a high DPI so the barcode can be read and scanned.

For more quick tips and examples, Watch a [Video]!

Zebra Tips on Deciding Between 203, 300 or 600 DPI Print Resolution

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