Zebra GC420T

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Desktop Printer

Zebra GC420T

Bar Code/Label Printer


Printer Name


Standard Features

32 bit RISC processor Programming languages: EZPL (ZPL, ZPL II and EPL2) Triple connectivity: USB, parallel and serial Print methods: Direct thermal and thermal transfer, printing of barcodes, text and graphics. OpenACCESS™ for easy media and ribbon loading Microsoft * Windows * drivers

Printer Specifications

Resolution 203 dpi/8 dots per mm


8 MB Flash, 8 MB DRAM (standard)

Print Width

4.09”/104 mm

Print Length

39”/990 mm

Print Speed

4”/102 mm per second maximum

Media Sensors

Reflective and transmissive sensors Media Characteristics

Media Width

1.00”/25.4 mm to 4.25”/108 mm

Media Length

0.38”/9.6 mm to 39”/990 mm

Maximum media roll size

5”/127 mm O.D. on a 1.00”/25.4 mm, 1.5”/38 mm I.D. core

Media thickness

0.003”/0.08 mm to 0.007”/0.18 mm

Media types

Roll-fed or fan fold Label stock (die cut or continuous, direct thermal or thermal transfer) Tag stock (die cut or continuous, direct thermal or thermal transfer) Receipt paper (continuous, direct thermal) Wristband stock (direct thermal or thermal transfer)

Ribbon Characteristics

Outside diameter 1.34”/34 mm

Standard Length

244” (74m)

Ribbon capacity

1:1 One ribbon per roll of media


1.33”/33.8 mm to 4.3”/110 mm

Core I.D.


Operating Characteristic Environment

Operating Temp: 40° F/5°C to 105° F/41°C Storage Temp: -40° F/-40° C to 140° F/60°C Operating Humidity: 10-90%

non-condensing R.H.

Storage Humidity: 5-95% non-condensing R.H. Agency Approvals


Physical Characteristics

ZebraLink Solutions


ZebraDesigner™ Pro – An intuitive, easy-to-use software program for creating complex label designs (option) ZebraDesigner – Offers basic features for simple label design ZebraDesigner Driver – The most powerful driver available from Zebra


ZPL II° – Zebra Programming Language provides sophisticated label formatting and printer control. EPL2™ – Eltron Programming Language with Line Mode simplifies label formatting and enables format compatibility with legacy applications.

Communication and Interface Capabilities

Centronics * parallel (36 pin) connector ports RS-232 Serial interface USB V1.1 interface, bi-directional


16 resident expandable ZPL fonts One resident scalable ZPL font 5 resident expandable EPL2 fonts Supports user-defined fonts and graphics – including custom logos

Barcode symbologies

Bar Code Ratio: 2:1 (non-rotated) and 3:1 Linear Bar Codes: Code 11, Code 39, Code 93, Code 128A, B & C (User selectable/Auto), UCC/EAN-128, Code 128, UPC-A and UPC-E with EAN 2 or 5 digit extensions, UPC-E with 2 and 5 add-on, Plessey, POSTNET, Standard 2 of 5, Industrial 2 of 5, Interleaved 2 of 5, LOGMARS, MSI, Codabar, and GS1 DataBar™ (formerly RSS), Postnet (5, 9, 11 & 13 digit) Japanese Postnet, Plessey (MSI-1), MSI-3, German Post Code, RSS-14 (limited, truncated, stacked). 2-Dimensional: Codablock, PDF417(MicroPDF-417 and MarcoPDF-417), Code 49, MaxiCode, Codablock, Date Matrix, QR Code and Aztec.

Options and Accessories

Dispenser – Label peel and present with label present sensor KDU and KDU Plus™ – Keyboard display units for stand-alone printing applications

Electrical Specifications

Auto-ranging external power supply with C7 type connector Output: 20 VDC, 2.5A Input: 100-240 VAC, 50-60Hz