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Performance Desktop Printers

Zebra’s G-Series™ GX™ and ZD500™ printers pair the fastest print speeds with the most complete feature set of our desktop printer lineup.  Innovative label, receipt and tag-handling capabilities enable the flexibility you need.  Offering top print quality and a variety of connectivity options, the GX420™, GX430™ and ZD500 printers support the widest range of applications and can be integrated into almost any environment so that you can improve efficiency and profitability, save time and reduce operator training.

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Used For:
  • High Resolution Label Printing
  • Light Manufacturing
  • Hospitality
  • Retail Inventory Labeling

ZD500 Thermal Transfer Desktop Printer

Offering high-resolution print quality and quadruple connectivity options, the ZD500 is compact and feature-packed for top performance. A Link-OS-enabled printer, it is easy to integrate, manage and maintain from any location. Runs in direct thermal or thermal transfer mode.

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GX420t Thermal Transfer Desktop Printer

This compact, thermal transfer printer combines an intuitive design and optional LCD user interface with ultra-fast print speeds and versatile connectivity options. 

 

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GX420d Direct Thermal Desktop Printer

As the fastest direct thermal printer in Zebra’s desktop product family, the GX420d is ideal for applications with a shorter shelf life that require faster speeds and enhanced network connectivity.

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GX430t High-Resolution Thermal Transfer Desktop Printer

Ideal for small-label printing of text and graphics, Zebra’s high-resolution GX430t delivers outstanding quality and fast printing speeds.

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Standard Features

Print methods: Thermal Transfer and Direct Thermal
Print speed: up to 6" (152mm) per second
Construction: Dual-wall frame
Link-OS enabled


Printer Features
  • Tool-less printhead and platen replacement
  • OpenACCESS™ for easy media loading
  • Quick and easy ribbon loading
  • Simplified calibration of media
  • Quad connectivity: USB, Parallel, Serial, and Ethernet
  • Real-time clock
  • LCD User Interface
  • Zebra E3 Printhead Energy Control
  • ENERGY STAR® qualified
  • Link-OS™enabled
  • Print Touch™ app
  • Unicode compliant for multi-language printing
  • 16 resident expandable ZPL II® bitmap fonts
  • Two resident scalable ZPL fonts
  • Auto-switching 100-240V power supply
  • Head-up sensor
  • Standard tear-off mode feature
  • Zebra printer drivers for Windows™

Printer Specifications

Resolution:

  • 203 dpi (8 dots/mm)
  • 300 dpi (12 dots/mm) optional

 Memory:

  • 128 MB Std SDRAM memory (4 MB available to user)
  • 256 MB Std Flash memory (56 MB available to user)


Print length:

  • 39" (990 mm) maximum


Programmable print speeds of 2, 3, 4, 5, & 6 ips (51, 76, 102, 127, & 152 mm/s)

Media sensors:

  •  Full width reflective and multiposition transmissive sensors

Media Characteristics

Maximum label and liner length: 39"/990 mm (maximum non-continuous)

Maximum label and liner width: 0.75"/19 mm to 4.25"/108 mm

Label Length:

  • Minimum using tear off mode: .25" (6.3 mm)
  • Minimum with label present sensor used - 0.50" (12.7 mm)
  • Minimum with cutter - 1.0" (25.4 mm)

Maximum media roll size: 5"/127 mm O.D.

Media thickness: 0.003"/0.08 mm to 0.012" (0.305 mm)

Media types: Roll-fed or fan-fed, die-cut or continuous direct thermal labels with or without black line, tag stock, continuous receipt paper, wristbands


Ribbon Characteristics

Outside diameter: 1.36"/35 mm
Standard length: 244'/74M
Ratio:  1:1 media to roll to ribbon
Width:  1.33"/33.8 mm to 4.3"/109.2 mm
Core inner diameter: 0.5"/12.7 mm


Environmental

Storage Temperatures: -40° F/-40° C to 140° F/60° C


Physical Characteristics

Width:  7.6"/193 mm
Height: 7.5"/191 mm
Depth: 10.0"/254 mm
Weight: 4.9 lbs/2.2 kg


Barcodes/Symbologies
  • Barcode Ratios: 2:1 (non-rotated) and 3:1
  • Linear barcodes: Code 11, Code 39, Code 93, Code 128, UPC-A, UPC-E, EAN-8, EAN-13, EAN-14, UPC-A and UPC-E with EAN 2 or 5 digit extensions, Plessey, POSTNET, Standard 2 of 5, Industrial 2 of 5, Interleaved 2 of 5, LOGMARS, MSI, Codabar, and GS1 DataBar (formerly RSS)
  • 2-Dimensional: PDF417, MicroPDF-417, Code 49, Maxicode, Codablock, Data Matrix, QR code, Aztec

Options and Accessories
  • 300 dpi print resolution printing for fine detail and crisp images
  • Wireless—802.11 a/b/g/n and Bluetooth 3.0 dual-radio
  • Dispenser—label peel and present with present sensor
  • Cutter for various media types
  • RFID encoding available
  • ZKDU and KDU Plus™ keyboard display for stand-alone printing solutions

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Standard Features

  • Print speed: up to 6" (152 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 user); 4 MB Flash (1.5 MB available to user)
  • Optional: 64 MB Flash (68 MB total) with real time clock (65.5 MB available to user)

Print width: 4.09" (104 mm)
Print length: 39" (991 mm)
Print speed: 6" (152 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), 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 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
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: 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

  • 64 MB Flash memory with real time clock (68 MB total)
  • 10/100 internal Ethernet connectivity
  • 802.11 b/g wireless radio connectivity with LCD display
  • Bluetooth wireless connectivity with LCD display
  • Adjustable media sensor
  • Cutter for various media types
  • Dispenser - label peel and present with present sensor
  • Asian font kits

Communication and Interface Capabilities

  • Auto Sensing Serial RS-232 (DB-9)
  • USB V1.1, bi-directional
  • Centrontics Parallel
  • Optional: 10/100 internal Ethrnet (replaces Parallel port)
  • Optional: 802.11 b/g wireless radio connectivity with LCD display (replaces Parellel port)
  • Optional: Bluetooth wireless connectivity with LCD display (replaces Parellel port)

Programming Languages

Core programming languages: EPL2, ZPL I/ZPL II


barcodes/Symbologies

Linear Codabar
Code 11
Code 128
Code 128 with subsets A/B/C
Code 39
Code 93
EAN-13
EAN-14
EAN-8 and EAN-13 with 2 or 5 digit extensions
EAN-8
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 6" (152 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 a 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)
  • Optional: 64 MB Flash (68 MB total) with real time clock (65.5 MB available to user)

Print width: 4.09" (104 mm)
Print length: 39" (991 mm)
Print speed: 6" (152 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)
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Options

  • 64 MB Flash memory with real time clock (68 MB total)
  • 10/100 internal Ethernet connectivity
  • 802.11 b/g wireless radio connectivity with LCD display (replaces Parallel port)
  • Bluetooth wireless connectivity with LCD display (replaces Parallel port)
  • Adjustable media sensor
  • Cutter for various media types
  • Dispenser - label peel and present with present sensor
  • Asian font kits

Communication and Interface Capabilities

  • Auto-sensing Serial RS-232 (DB-9)
  • USB V1.1, bi-directional
  • Centronics Parallel
  • Optional: 10/100 internal Ethernet (replaces Parallel port)
  • Optional: 802.11 b/g wireless radio connectivity with LCD display (replaces Parallel port)
  • Optional: Bluetooth wireless connectivity with LCD display (replaces Parallel port)

Programming Languages

Core programming languages: EPL2, Line Mode, ZPL I/ZPL II


barcodes/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
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 4" (102 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: 300 dpi (12 dots/mm)
Memory

  • Standard: 8 MB SDRAM (3 MB available to user); 4 MB Flash (1.5 MB available to user)
  • Optional: 64 MB Flash (68 MB total) with real time clock (65.5 MB available to user)

Print width: 4.09" (104 mm)
Print length: 39" (991 mm)
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: 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" (38.1)
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 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
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: 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)
Orientation Center


Related Products

Options

  • 64 MB Flash memory with real time clock (68 MB total)
  • 10/100 internal Ethernet connectivity
  • 802.11 b/g wireless radio connectivity with LCD display (replaces Parallel port)
  • Bluetooth wireless connectivity with LCD display (replaces Parallel port)
  • Adjustable media sensor
  • Cutter for various media types
  • Dispenser - label peel and present with present sensor
  • Asian font kits

Communication and Interface Capabilities

  • Auto-sensing Serial RS-232 (DB-9)
  • USB V1.1, bi-directional
  • Centronics Parallel
  • Optional: 10/100 internal Etherenet (replaces Parallel port)
  • Optional: 802.11 b/g wireless radio connectivity with LCD display (replaces Parallel port)
  • Optional: Bluetooth wireless connectivity with LCD display (replaces Parallel port)

Programming Languages

Core programming languages: EPL2, ZPL I/ZPL II


barcodes/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
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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