Details on Using ZT400 USB Host Port

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Topic or Information

Using the ZT400 Series USB Host Feature

Applies To

ZT400 Series Tabletop Printers (ZT410, ZT420, ZT410R, and ZT420R)


**Flash Drive Must Be Formatted to FAT32**

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The ZT400 USB Host enables a number of features including printing labels, performing mirroring functions, (to load new firmware or configuration files), or storing and retrieving files from printer memory.  There are certain requirements for using this option that you will need to adhere to in order to ensure that the process works properly. 

Important Note: The USB stick must have a root folder called "Zebra". Within the "Zebra" folder you may put the appl, files and commands folders. Read More>>

In the following link you can download the necessary files for the demo instructions below.  These files need to be stored to a flash drive in order to perform the example procedures within the following documents.  Read More>>

Demo Instructions for USB Host Port  Read More>>

You can also visit the following link for more details information on using the "Print Station" option of the printer to print label formats with variable information using a USB keyboard into the USB Host port.  Read More>>

Additional Information

Connecting the printer via Bluetooth to iOS device  Read More>>

Using NFC to pair the printer with a device (Android)  Read More>>

ZT400 Series User's Guide  Read More>>


+ Product Codes

  • All Surface RFID Label Solution
  • ZT400 Series Industrial Printers
  • ZT400 Series RFID Printers
  • ZT410 Industrial Printer
  • ZT410 RFID Industrial Printer
  • ZT420 Industrial Printer
  • ZT420 RFID Industrial Printer