6 in./152 mm per second (203 dpi),4 in./102 mm per second (300 dpi)
100-240 V AC,50-60 Hz
Maximum Print Width
4.09 in./104 mm for 203 dpi,4.27 in./108 mm for 300 dpi
ZPL II,EPL 2,XML,ZBI
Maximum Label Length
39.0 in./991 mm
The ZD420 leads its printer class in deployment and management simplicity, ease-of-use, application flexibility and total cost of ownership (TCO). The next generation in Zebra’s advanced desktop line, the ZD420 replaces Zebra’s popular GK420 Series. You get an easy to use clamshell design and an intuitive interface. Field-installable connectivity and media handling options allow you to purchase what you need today, yet easily add new features on site to meet tomorrow’s needs. Link-OS® supports our powerful Print DNA suite of applications, utilities and developer tools that deliver a superior printing experience through better performance, simplified remote manageability and easier integration. Available in direct thermal and thermal transfer and healthcare-specific models, the ZD420 is ideal for a wide range of applications. The ZD420 — when ease of use, flexibility and management simplicity matter. languages. And with on printer Virtual Devices, part of Zebra’s Print DNA suite of tools and utilities, the ZD420 can use languages normally associated with other printer brands.
Multiple connectivity options: With multiple connection options, you can connect the ZD420 to your existing wired and wireless networks, or directly to any PC. The ZD420 comes standard with USB and USB Host. You can also choose optional Ethernet or serial and a dual wireless radio that offers the very latest wireless options, Wi-Fi 802.11ac and MFi certified Bluetooth 4.1, which enables printing from any iOS device. And using the included Print Touch tag (NFC), users can simply tap a compatible mobile device on the ZD420 to pair and print — as well as instantly access Zebra’s extensive knowledge base of how-to videos.
Optional battery for cordless operation: With the removable desktop battery power option, you can easily transport the ZD420 printer on a cart to enable on-the-spot printing to reduce steps, increase productivity and improve task accuracy. The battery housing mounts securely to the printer base and connecting the battery is as simple as snapping the battery into the housing. And the high-capacity battery can power it all for a full shift — the printer at maximum print speed, along with a peeler, cutter and keyboard.
Sharp 300 dpi printing: With 300 dpi printing, you can support more applications. The high image quality enables printing of small 2D labels or labels that require graphics, such as a logo or icon. And if you don’t need 300 dpi printing today, you can easily change in the field using an accessory kit as your application needs evolve.
Movable sensor for comprehensive media compatibility: While Zebra Certified Printer Supplies provide optimal printer performance, the ZD420’s movable media sensor lets you use virtually any media from any manufacturer, giving you the flexibility to utilize supplies you may have on hand or continue to utilize any existing supplies provider.