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G-Series GK Desktop Printers

These desktop label printers offer a basic, affordable option for companies who want to start automating.

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Used For:
  • Asset Management
  • Bag Tag
  • Document & Records Management
  • Inventory Management
  • Lab Sample Tracking
  • Receiving/Shipping
  • Reverse Logistics
  • Work-in-Process Tracking
  • Person ID & Access Control
  • Security
  • Invoices & Receipts
  • Prescription Writing
  • Compliance Labeling
  • Dietary
  • Information Labels
  • Medical Record Labeling
  • Order Labeling
  • Photo Processing Labels
  • Prescription Labeling
  • Price Labeling
  • Quality Control
  • Radiology

GK420t Desktop Printer

These sleek and compact desktop label printers fit just about any space, budget, or application. Streamline your processes today with these thermal label printers.

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GK420d Desktop Printer

Print wider labels and more with compact desktop label printers that fit your needs. These versatile direct thermal label printers are ideal for a variety of applications.

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Standard Features

  • Print speed: up to 5" (127 mm) per second
  • Print method: direct thermal/thermal transfer
  • EPL and ZPL programming languages standard


More Standard Features
  • OpenACCESS design for easy media loading
  • Quick and easy ribbon loading system
  • Dual-wall reinforced plastic construction
  • 32 bit RISC processor
  • XML-enabled printing

Printer Specifications

Resolution: 203 dpi (8 dots/mm)
Memory: Standard: 8 MB SDRAM (3 MB available to end user); 4 MB Flash (1.5 MB available to end user)
Print width: 4.09" (104 mm)
Print length: 39" (991 mm)
Print speed: 5" (127 mm)/sec
Media sensors: Reflective, Transmissive


Media Characteristics

Maximum label and liner width: 4.25" (108 mm)
Minimum label and liner width: 0.75" (19 mm)
Maximum label and liner length: 0.38" (9.7 mm) to 39" (991 mm)
Maximum roll diameter: 5" (127 mm)
Core diameter: 0.5" (12.7 mm), 1.0" (25.4 mm), 1.5" (37.1 mm)
Media thickness: 0.003" (0.08 mm) to 0.0075" (0.20 mm)
Media types: black bar, black mark, continuous, continuous receipt, die-cut, fanfold, gap, notched, perforated, receipt, roll-fed, tag, tag stock


Ribbon Characteristics

Outside diameter: 1.34" (34 mm)
Standard length: 244' (74 m)
Ratio: 1:1

Ribbon width

  • Recommended to be at least as wide as media
  • 1.33" (33.8 mm) to 4.3" (110 mm)


ID Core: 0.5" (12.7 mm)


Operating Characteristics

Operating temperatureTT: 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
Storage humidity: 5-95% non-condensing
Electrical: Auto-detecable (PFC Compliant) 100-240 VAC, 50-60 Hz

Agency approvals

  • FCC Part 15
  • Subpart 15
  • VCCI
  • C-Tick
  • EN55022 Class-B
  • EN6100-3-2
  • EN6100-3-3
  • EN55024
  • CCC
  • CB Scheme IEC 60950: 1991 +A1 +A2 + A3 +A4
  • TUV NRTL
  • IRAM
  • NOM
  • AAMI

Physical Characteristics

Width: 7.6" (194 mm)
Height: 7.5" (191 mm)
Depth: 10" (254 mm)
Weight: 4.6 lbs (2.1 kg)
Shipping weight: 9.1 lbs (4.1 kg)
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Options

  • 10/100 internal Ethernet connectivity
  • Dispenser - label peel and present with present sensor
  • Asian font sets

Communication and Interface Capabilities

  • Auto-sensing Serial RS-232 (DB-9)
  • USB V1.1, bi-directional
  • Centronics Parallel
  • 10/100 internal Ethernet (replaces parallel port)

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)
Standard 2-of-5
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
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Standard Features

  • Print speed: up to 5" (127 mm) per second
  • Print method: direct thermal
  • EPL and ZPL programming languages standard


More Standard Features
  • OpenACCESS design for easy media loading
  • Smallest footprint in 4-inch thermal printer
  • Dual-wall reinforced plastic construction
  • 32 bit RISC processor
  • XML-enabled printing

Printer Specifications

Resolution: 203 dpi (8 dots/mm)
Memory: Standard: 8 MB SDRAM (3 MB available to user); 4 MB Flash (1.5 MB available to user)
Print width: 4.09" (104 mm)
Print length: 39" (991 mm)
Print speed: 5" (127 mm)/sec
Media sensors: Reflective, Transmissive


Media Characteristics

Maximum label and liner width: 4.25" (108 mm)
Minimum label and liner width: 0.75" (19 mm)
Maximum label and liner length: 0.38" (9.7 mm) to 39" (991 mm)
Maximum roll diameter: 5" (127 mm)
Core diameter: 0.5" (12.7 mm), 1.0" (25.4 mm), 1.5" (37.1 mm)
Media thickness: 0.003" (0.08 mm) to 0.0075" (0.20 mm)
Media types: black bar, black mark, continuous, continuous receipt, die-cut, fanfold, gap, notched, perforated, receipt, roll-fed, tag, tag stock


Operating Characteristics

Operating temperature 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
Storage humidity: 5-95% non-condensing
Electrical: Auto-detectable (PFC Compliant) 100-240 VAC, 50-60 Hz
Agency approvals

  • FCC Part 15
  • Subpart 15
  • VCCI
  • C-Tick
  • EN55022 Class-B
  • EN6100-3-2
  • EN6100-3-3
  • EN55024
  • CCC
  • CB Scheme IEC 60950: 1991 +A1 +A2 + A3 +A4
  • TUV NRTL
  • IRAM
  • NOM
  • AAMI

Physical Characteristics

Width: 6.75" (171 mm)
Height: 6" (152 mm)
Depth: 8.25" (209 mm)
Weight: 3.1 lbs (1.4 kg)
Shipping weight: 7.1 lbs (3.2 kg)
Orientation Center


Related Products

Options

  • 10/100 internal Ethernet connectivity
  • Dispenser - label peel and present with present sensor
  • Asian font sets

Communication and Interface Capabilities

  • Auto-sensing Serial RS-232 (DB-9)
  • USB V1.1, bi-directional
  • Centronics Parallel
  • 10/100 internal Ethernet (replaces parallel port)

Programming Languages

Core programming languages: EPL2, Line Mode, 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)
Standard 2-of-5
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