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QLn Series Mobile Printers

Trust these drop-resistant mobile printers to improve efficiencies throughout operations–in the warehouse, shipping and receiving and merchandising. Quickly and easily print barcode labels, receipts, tickets and more, on-site and on-demand.

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Used For:
  • Asset Management
  • Bag Tag
  • Cross Docking
  • Document & Records Management
  • Field Service
  • Inventory Management
  • Lab Sample Tracking
  • Receiving/Shipping
  • Reverse Logistics
  • Work-in-Process Tracking
  • Compliance Labeling
  • Dietary
  • Information Labels
  • Medical Record Labeling
  • Order Labeling
  • Photo Processing Labels
  • Price Labeling
  • Quality Control
  • Radiology

QLn220 Mobile Printer

This rugged, yet lightweight printer is ideal for printing narrow width labels where ever you need them – with simple backend IT integration.

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Capabilities:
  • Supports 1.9 inches (48 mm) print width
  • Media roll OD 2.2 inches
  • Min/max media width 0.63" (16mm)/ 2.18" (55mm)
  • Now with 802.11n
  • Link-OS™

QLn320 Mobile Printer

Boost productivity and print anywhere with drop-resistant mobile printers that offer high-quality printing, easy integration, proactive alerts and convenient charging.

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Capabilities:
  • Supports 2.9 inches (72 mm) print width
  • Media roll OD 2.6 inches
  • Min/max media width 1.0" (25mm)/ 3.125" (79mm)
  • Now with 802.11n
  • Link-OS™

QLn420 Mobile Printer

Convenience when you need it most, when you're mobile. The QLn420™ provides the kind of rugged construction you need for the most effective use in tough and demanding environments

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Capabilities:
  • Supports 4-inch print width
  • 802.11 a/b/g/n
  • Wi-Fi Certified
  • Cisco CCX v4 ASD Certified
  • Link-OS™
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QLn320
QLn420
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Standard Features

  • Direct thermal printing technology
  • 203 dpi resolution (8 dots/mm)
  • Print speed: up to 4 ips (100 mm/s)


More Standard Features
  • CPCL and ZPL programming languages
  • Resident fixed and scalable fonts
  • 400 MHz 32-bit ARM processor with 128 MB RAM
    256 MB Flash
  • Serial and USB ports
  • 2.45 AH removable Li-Ion smart battery
  • Easy to use peel and present mode
  • Label present sensor for issuing labels one at a time
  • Tear bar for easy receipt dispensing
  • Management: Mirror, SNMP, Web server (with customizable HTML pages), Wavelink Avalanche®
  • Large, easy to read LCD control panel 240 x 128 pixels
  • 5-way navigation buttons, two software defined keys
  • Printer alerts on the display, help menus
  • Tolerance of multiple drops from 5' (1.52m) to concrete
  • Label odometer
  • Real Time Clock
  • Link-OS™ environment capable
  • Linered media support with 0.75" inner core

Printer Specifications

Resolution: 200 dpi (8 dots/mm)

Memory

  • 128 MB RAM
  • 256 MB Flash

Print width: 1.9" (48 mm)
Print length: 32" (813 mm)
Print speed: up to 4 ips (100 mm/s)


Optional Features
  • Linerless silicone platen with 1.375" inner core
  • BT 3.0
  • 802.11 a/b/n with BT 3.0
  • 10/100 Ethernet support (via docking cable)
  • 4300 mAh (nominal) removable extended capacity Li-ion smart battery
  • ZBI 2.x

Media Characteristics
  • Maximum label and liner width: 2.18" (55.4 mm)
  • Minimum label and liner width: .63" (16 mm)
  • Maximum label and liner length: 32" (813 mm)
  • Maximum roll diameter: 2.2" (55.9 mm)
  • Core diameter: .75" (19 mm) or 1.375" (34.9 mm)
  • Media thickness: 2.3 mil to 5.5 mil
  • Media types: black mark,gap

Programming Lanuages
  • Core programming languages: CPCL and ZPL

Operating Characteristics
  • Operating temperature: -4° F (-20° C) to 122° F (50° C)
  • Storage temperatures: -13° F (-25° C) to 158° F (65° C)
  • Operating humidity: 10% to 90% non-condensing
  • Storage humidity: 10% to 90% non-condensing
  • Electrical DC charging input: 12 VDC ± 10% at 2A maximum
  • Removable, rechargeable Li-ion battery
  • 2.45AH
  • 7.4V


Agency approvals

  • FCC Part 15, Subpart B
  • EN55022 Class-B
  • EN60950
  • EN55024
  • VCCI class B
  • EN55024
  • EN61000-4-2
  • EN61000-4-3
  • EN61000-4-4
  • EN61000-4-5
  • CE
  • UL
  • TUV
  • CSA

Physical Characteristics

Height: 2.75" (70 mm)
Depth: 6.5" (165 mm)
Weight: 1.25 lbs (.57 kg)


Communication and Interface Capabilities
  • 802.11 a/b/n with BT 3.0
  • Bluetooth 3.0
  • 10/100 Ethernet support (via docking cradle)
  • USB 2.0 Full Speed Interface (12 Mbps) with mini-B connector
  • Serial interface: 14-pin RS-232C

Bar Codes/Symbologies

Linear Code 39
Code 93
UCC/EAN-128
Code 128
Codabar
Interleaved 2-of-5
UPC-A
UPC-E
EAN-8
EAN-13
EAN-8 and EAN-13 with 2 or 5 digit extensions
UPC-A and UPC-E with 2 or 5 digit extensions
2-dimensional PDF417
MicroPDF417
MaxiCode
QR Code
RSS / GS1 DataBar family (12 barcodes)
Aztec
Data Matrix
TLC 39

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Standard Features

  • Direct thermal printing technology
  • 203 dpi resolution (8 dots/mm)
  • Print speed: up to 4 ips (100 mm/s)


More Standard Features
  • CPCL and ZPL programming languages
  • Resident fixed and scalable fonts
  • 400 MHz 32-bit ARM processor with 128 MB RAM
    256 MB Flash
  • Serial and USB ports
  • 2.45 AH removable Li-Ion smart battery
  • Easy to use peel and present mode
  • Label present sensor for issuing labels one at a time
  • Tear bar for easy receipt dispensing
  • Management: Mirror, SNMP, Web server (with customizable HTML pages), Wavelink Avalanche®
  • Large, easy to read LCD control panel 240 x 128 pixels
  • 5-way navigation buttons, two software defined keys
  • Printer alerts on the display, help menus
  • Tolerance of multiple drops from 5' (1.52m) to concrete
  • Label odometer
  • Real Time Clock
  • Link-OS™ environment capable
  • Linered media support with 0.75" inner core

Printer Specifications

Resolution: 200 dpi (8 dots/mm)

Memory

  • 128 MB RAM
  • 256 MB Flash

Print width: 1.9" (48 mm)
Print length: 32" (813 mm)
Print speed: up to 4 ips (100 mm/s)


Optional Features
  • Linerless silicone platen with 1.375" inner core
  • BT 3.0
  • 802.11 a/b/n with BT 3.0
  • 10/100 Ethernet support (via docking cable)
  • 4300 mAh (nominal) removable extended capacity Li-ion smart battery
  • ZBI 2.x

Media Characteristics
  • Maximum label and liner width: 2.18" (55.4 mm)
  • Minimum label and liner width: .63" (16 mm)
  • Maximum label and liner length: 32" (813 mm)
  • Maximum roll diameter: 2.2" (55.9 mm)
  • Core diameter: .75" (19 mm) or 1.375" (34.9 mm)
  • Media thickness: 2.3 mil to 5.5 mil
  • Media types: black mark,gap

Programming Lanuages
  • Core programming languages: CPCL and ZPL

Operating Characteristics
  • Operating temperature: -4° F (-20° C) to 122° F (50° C)
  • Storage temperatures: -13° F (-25° C) to 158° F (65° C)
  • Operating humidity: 10% to 90% non-condensing
  • Storage humidity: 10% to 90% non-condensing
  • Electrical DC charging input: 12 VDC ± 10% at 2A maximum
  • Removable, rechargeable Li-ion battery
  • 2.45AH
  • 7.4V


Agency approvals

  • FCC Part 15, Subpart B
  • EN55022 Class-B
  • EN60950
  • EN55024
  • VCCI class B
  • EN55024
  • EN61000-4-2
  • EN61000-4-3
  • EN61000-4-4
  • EN61000-4-5
  • CE
  • UL
  • TUV
  • CSA

Physical Characteristics

Height: 2.75" (70 mm)
Depth: 6.5" (165 mm)
Weight: 1.25 lbs (.57 kg)


Communication and Interface Capabilities
  • 802.11 a/b/n with BT 3.0
  • Bluetooth 3.0
  • 10/100 Ethernet support (via docking cradle)
  • USB 2.0 Full Speed Interface (12 Mbps) with mini-B connector
  • Serial interface: 14-pin RS-232C

Bar Codes/Symbologies

Linear Code 39
Code 93
UCC/EAN-128
Code 128
Codabar
Interleaved 2-of-5
UPC-A
UPC-E
EAN-8
EAN-13
EAN-8 and EAN-13 with 2 or 5 digit extensions
UPC-A and UPC-E with 2 or 5 digit extensions
2-dimensional PDF417
MicroPDF417
MaxiCode
QR Code
RSS / GS1 DataBar family (12 barcodes)
Aztec
Data Matrix
TLC 39

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Standard Features

  • A label mobile printer using direct thermal printing technology   
  • Primary  vertical applications center around manufacturing, transportation & logistics and retail
  • New accessories available tailored to meet the needs of the target applications


More Standard Features
  • 203 dpi resolution (8 dots/mm)
  • Print Speed: Up to 4 ips (100mm/s)
  • CPCL and ZPL programming languages
  • Resident fixed and scalable fonts
  • 400 MHz 32-bit ARM processor with 128 MB RAM
  • 256 MB Flash supports downloadable programs, receipt formats, fonts, and graphics
  • Serial and USB ports
  • 5.0 AH removable Li-Ion smart battery
  • Easy to use peel and present mode
  • Label present sensor for issuing labels one at a time
  • Tear bar for easy receipt dispensing
  • Supports vertical and horizontal printing
  • Printer can be used in any orientation
  • Center-loading media locking for variable roll widths
  • "Clamshell" design for easy loading
  • Management: Mirror, SNMP, Web server (with customizable HTML pages), Wavelink Avalanche®
  • Large, easy to read LCD control panel 240 x 128 pixels
  • Printer alerts on the display, help menus
  • 5-way navigation buttons, two software defined keys
  • 6' (1.82 m) drop to concrete (multiple times)
  • IP42 rated for dust and water resistance (IP54 with Durability Enhancing Case)
  • Label odometer
  • Real Time Clock
  • Bluetooth™ 3.0
  • Print Touch™ via NFC (near field communication)

Validated Handheld Terminals, Smartphones, and Software
  • Wireless connectivity was tested with the leading handheld terminals to improve the integration of the complete solution with the QLn420 printers.  If a product is not documented as being interoperable there is no implication it does not work with the printer.
  • Honeywell:  Dolphin 6000, Dolphin 6100, Dolphin 7800, Dolphin 99EX, Tecton
  • Motorola:  MC909x, MC75A, MC55, ET1
  • Intermec:  CK71
  • Android: Google Nexus 7, Motorola ET1, Samsung Galaxy Tablet
  • A list of Independent Software Vendor (ISV) software applications that have been validated to work with the QLn420 can be found at zebra.com/validation.  Validated applications have gone through the Zebra Validation Program to verify the interoperability of the software applications with Zebra products  


Printer Specifications

Resolution: 203 dpi (8 dots/mm)

Memory

  • 128MB RAM
  • 256MB Flash

Print width: 4.1" (104 mm)
Print length: Min 0.5" / 12.7 mm, Max 32' / 813 mm
Print speed: up to 4 ips (100 mm/s)


Options
  • Bluetooth 3.0 connectivity
  • 802.11 (a/b/n) connectivity

Programming Lanuages

Core programming languages: CPCL and ZPL


Media Characteristics
  • Media width: 2.0" (51 mm) / 4.4" (112 mm)
  • Media thickness: 3.2 mil to 7.5 mil
  • Max print width: 4.1" (104 mm)
  • Media roll ID: 0.75" (19 mm) or 1.375" (34.9 mm
  • Media roll OD: 2.6" (66 mm)
  • Media types: Die-cut, roll-fed, receipt, linerless, black bar, black mark

Related Products

Accessories:

  • Spare batteries
  • AC adapter (ENERGY STAR R qualified)
  • SC2 smart battery single charger (ENERGY STAR qualified)
  • Quad battery charger (same as QL Plus)
  • Forklift mount accessories:
    • Heavy-dutymount with fanfold tray
    • Plate for RAM-arm mounting
    • Cradle for easy attach/detach
    • DC coverters for powering and charging from forklift batteries
    • Forklift battery eliminator (coming soon)
  • Stand for tabletop use
  • Shoulder strap
  • Hand strap
  • Soft case (IP54 rating when using the case)
  • Hard case for heavy abrasion environments
  • Serial and USB cables with strain relief
  • QLn4-EC charging and ethernet cradle
  • QLn4-VC vehicle cradle for use with a QLn420 on a forklift for easy removal. Compatible with RAM arm (not included)
  • QLn420 Handimount includes plate and RAM arm for fixed mounting of QLn

Communication and Interface Capabilities
  • ZebraNet 802.11 a/b/n radio with support for:
    • WEP, TKIP, and AES encryption (802.1x)
    • EAP-FAST, EAP-TTLS, EAP-TLS, PEAP, LEAP
    • 802.1x
    • WPA and WPA2
    • 802.11i and 802.11d
  • 802.11n (optional):
    • Wi-Fi (802.11n) Certified
    • Cisco CCX v4 ASD Certified
  • Bluetooth R 3.0 radio
  • Dual radio 802.11 a/b/n & Bluetooth 3.0 radio (coming soon)
  • 10/100 Ethernet support (via docking station)
  • Cabled Communications Specifications:
    • USB 2.0 full speed interface (12 Mbps)
    • Mini-B connector with optional strain relief
    • Serial interface: 14-pin RS-232C port for communication to terminal or other host up to 115.2 kbps

Operating Characteristics
  • Operating temperature: -4° F (-20° C) to 122° F (50° C)
  • Operating humidity: 10% to 90% non-condensing
  • Storage humidity: 10% to 90% non-condensing
  • Storage temperatures: -13° F (-25° C) to 158° F (65° C)

Agency approvals

  • FCC Part 15, Subpart B
  • EN55022 Class-B
  • EN60950
  • EN55024
  • VCCI class B
  • EN55024
  • EN61000-4-2
  • EN61000-4-3
  • EN61000-4-4
  • EN61000-4-5
  • CE
  • UL
  • TUV
  • CSA
  • CCX certified

Physical Characteristics
  • Width: 6.5" (165 mm)
  • Height: 7.35" (187 mm) with beltclip
  • Depth: 3.25" (82.5 mm)
  • Weight: 2.45 lbs (1.1 kg) with battery

Bar Codes/Symbologies
  • Linear Code 39
  • Code 93
  • UCC/EAN-128
  • Code 128
  • Codabar
  • Interleaved 2-of-5
  • UPC-A
  • UPC-E
  • EAN-8
  • EAN-13
  • 2-dimensional PDF417
  • MicroPDF417
  • MaxiCode
  • QR Code
  • RSS / GS1 DataBar family (12 barcodes)
  • Aztec
  • Data Matrix
  • TLC 39

Fonts and Graphics
  • Standard fonts: 25 bitmapped, 1 smooth-scalable (CG Triumvirate™ Bold Condensed)
  • Optional fonts: Downloadable bitmapped and scalable fonts
  • Optional international character sets, Chinese 16x16 (traditional), 16x16 (simplified), 24x24 (simplified); Japanese 16x16, 24x24; Korean Mincho, Meong; Russian
  • Five resident scalable, rotatable fonts available from 12-48 pt
  • Supports user-defined fonts and graphics, including custom logos

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