Zebra-GC420D Direct Thermal Desktop Printer

This affordable, compact, and easy-to-use direct thermal printer provides a cost-effective way to print labels for applications with a short shelf life in low-volume printing environments.

  •  Zebra's feature-rich, competitively priced GC420d desktop printer brings performance and reliability to many low- to medium-volume, direct thermal printing applications. The printer’s space-saving design contains a powerful 32-bit processor for fast label throughput; a large memory for more graphics storage, longer label formats, and faster processing. It also includes both EPL™ and powerful ZPL® programming languages—making it easy to integrate with other Zebra printers—while its triple connectivity option offers system integration flexibility. Peeler/dispenser option extends the GC420d printer’s application versatility. The GC420d delivers all the quality, durability and value you expect from Zebra.

     

    BENEFITS

    • Best value in a desktop printer
    • Enhanced performance
    • Built for ease-of-use and durability

    DEAL FOR

    • Government – asset management, documents management, evidence tracking
    • Healthcare – laboratory specimen and blood bank labeling
    • Retail – price labeling and receipt printing
    • Manufacturing – light industrial work-in-process, product and shipping labeling
    • Transportation & logistics – boarding tickets, bag tags, parking passes
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    STANDARD FEATURES

    • Print method: direct thermal 
    • EPL and ZPL programming languages standard
    • 32 bit RISC processor
    • Quick and easy ribbon loading system
    • Construction: ABS double-walled casing
    • OpenACCESS™ design

    PRINTER SPECIFICATIONS

    Resolution
    203 dpi (8 dots/mm)
    Memory
    Standard: 8 MB SDRAM; 8 MB Flash
    Print width
    4.09" (104 mm) maximum
    Print length
    39” (991 mm) maximum
    Print speed
    4" (102 mm)/sec
    Media sensors
    Reflective
    Transmissive

    MEDIA CHARACTERISTICS

    Maximum label and liner width
    4.25" (108 mm)
    Minimum label and liner width
    1.00" (25.4 mm)
    Maximum label and liner length
    39" (991 mm)
    Maximum roll diameter
    5" (127 mm)
    Core diameter
    1.0" (25.4 mm) and 1.5" (38 mm)
    Media thickness
    0.003" (.08 mm) to 0.007" (0.18 mm)
    Media types
    tag stock, Roll or fanfold

    OPERATING CHARACTERISTICS

    Operating temperature
    TT: Operating temperature 40° F (5° C) to 105° F (41° C) Thermal transfer
    DT: Operating temperature 40° F (5° C) to 105° F (41° C) Direct thermal
    Storage temperatures
    -40° F (-40° C) to 140° F (60° C)
    Operating humidity
    10-90% non-condensing R.H.
    Storage humidity
    5-95% non-condensing R.H.
    Electrical
    Auto-detecting (PFC compliant) 110-240 VAC, 50-60 Hz
    Agency approvals
    • TUV-R NRTL
    • TUV-R CB
    • NOM
    • KCC
    • CE
    • FCC Class-B

    PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS

    Width
    7.9" (201 mm)
    Height
    6.7" (170 mm)
    Depth
    8.2" (208 mm)
    Weight
    3 lbs (1.4 kg)
    Orientation
    Center

    RELATED PRODUCTS

    Options
    Dispenser with label taken sensor
    Communication and Interface Capabilities
    • Serial RS-232 (DB9)
    • Parallel (Centronics)

    PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES

    Core programming languages
    EPL2, ZPL I/ZPL II

    BAR CODES/SYMBOLOGIES

    Linear
    Codabar
    Code 11
    Code 128
    Code 128 with subsets A/B/C
    Code 39
    Code 93
    EAN-13
    EAN-14
    EAN-8
    EAN-8 and EAN-13 with 2 or 5 digit extensions
    German Post Code
    Industrial 2-of-5
    Interleaved 2-of-5
    Japanese Postnet
    Logmars
    MSI
    MSI-3
    Plessey
    Postnet
    RSS (reduced space symbology)
    RSS-14 (limited, truncated, stacked)
    UCC/EAN-128
    UPC and EAN 2 or 5 digit extensions
    UPC-A
    UPC-A and UPC-E with 2 or 5 digit extensions
    UPC-A and UPC-E with EAN 2 or 5 digit extensions
    UPC-E
    2-dimensional
    Aztec
    Codablock
    Code 49
    Data Matrix
    MacroPDF417
    MaxiCode
    MicroPDF417
    PDF417
    QR Code
    RSS / GS1 DataBar family (12 barcodes)
    Fonts and Graphics
    • 16 resident expandable ZPL II bitmap fonts
    • One resident scalable ZPL font
    • Five resident expandable EPL2 bitmap fonts
    • Supports user-defined fonts and graphics - including customer logos
  • Healthcare icon Zebra-GC420D Direct Thermal Desktop Printer can be used in Health care Industry
    Retails icon Zebra-GC420D Direct Thermal Desktop Printer can be used on Retail Stores
    Logistics icon Zebra-GC420D Direct Thermal Desktop Printer Mostly used in Logistics Industry for Asset Managemnet and Tracking
    Manufacturing icon Manufacturing Industry uses Zebra-GC420D Direct Thermal Desktop Printer
    Government icon Zebra-GC420D Direct Thermal Desktop Printer used in various Government Sectors
    Travel & Leisure icon Zebra-GC420D Direct Thermal Desktop Printer for Travel & Leisure
    Special Materials icon Zebra-GC420D Direct Thermal Desktop Printer for Special Materials







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