Zebra ZD420 Direct Thermal Series

Zebra ZD420 Direct Thermal Series

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ZebraIf you need a fast 4-inch printer that is easy to use, easy to deploy and easy to manage, choose the leader of the class — the ZD420. The ZD420 offers fast high quality printing, an intuitive interface, virtually every modern wired and wireless connectivity option, field-installable connectivity and media handling options, along with the ability to easily manage and monitor printers from the cloud. The ZD420 – when ease of use, application flexibility and management simplicity matter.

The ZD420 is ideal in:

Light Manufacturing: • Agency labels/ nameplates • Product labels • Apparel tags • Work-in-Process (WIP) • Inventory labels • Agency labels • Shipping labels

Transportation & Logistics: • Asset labels • Shipping labels • Receiving labels • Packing slips

Healthcare: • Prescriptions • Lab and specimen labels • Patient ID wristbands • Asset labels • Blood and IV bag labels • Patient record labels

Retail: • Return tags • Asset labels • Shelf labels • Price markdowns • Information labels

Government: • Asset labels • Record labels

Services: • Service reminder labels • Ticketing • Purchase transactions


          Direct thermal
          203 dpi/8 dots per mm Optional 300 dpi/12 dots per mm
          Resolution can be factory installed or changed on site via accessory kits. 
          Max. print speed
          6 in./152 mm per second (203 dpi)
          4 in./102 mm per second (300 dpi)
          Max. print width

          4.09 in./104 mm for 203 dpi

          4.27 in./108 mm for 300 dpi

          Max. media & liner width
          4.65 in./118 mm
          Min. media & liner width
          0.585 in./15 mm
          Media Sensors Full width, moveable reflective/black mark sensor; multi-position transmissive/ gap sensor
          Max. roll size
          5.00 in./127 mm
          Standard interfaces
          USB v2.0
          Optional interfaces
          Bluetooth Low Energy (Standard on network connected models)
          RS-232 Serial (Option)
          10/100 Ethernet (Option)
          Wireless: 802.11ac with Bluetooth 4.1 (Factory installed option)
          Dimensions (WxDxH)
          177.5mm x 220.8mm x 150.7mm
          Weight (approx.)
          12 Months Return to Base

          Printer Discontinuation Date: June 29, 2018

          Replacement model Zebra ZD420 Direct Thermal Series


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