GC Series Communication Setup and Details

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Topic or Information

GC Printer Communications Information 

  • Serial
  • Parallel
  • USB
  • External ZebraNet 10/100 Print Server

Applies To

GC-Series Printers


Symptoms may include
- No response to communications
- Printer does not print label request
- Not communicating or connecting to the applicatoin

GC Printer Communications Details Read More>>

USB - A Zebra compatible driver must be installed before connecting the printer. 

USB Details Read More>>


A straight through cable is required for connection to a PC. This is the same as the EPL 2844 printer.  All serial communications parameters must be matched on the printer and host Read More>>


If the printer has a parallel port use an IEEE1284.4 compatible cable. Review the section on Parallel Communications in this link. Read More>>

Wired Ethernet Network - Printers that include a ZebraNet Print Server option can be connected to an Ethernet Network. If your network supports DHCP the printer can obtain an IP Address when the cable is connected. Configuring a printer with the ZebraNet Option  Read More>>

You can use one of the following Utilities to set specific parameters or set a permanent IP address for your printer queue.

  • ZebraNet Bridge can be used to discover and assign the desired network settings. Read More>>
  • The Zebra Setup Utility has a network setup wizard that can be used to configure your printer for a wired network Read More>>