The ZT230 features the durability of a metal frame and cover with an icon based LCD graphical user interface and larger ribbon capacity for long lasting use in demanding environments.

Standard features
Features Print methods: direct-thermal or thermal-transfer (optional)
Construction: metal frame with choice of metal (ZT230) or plastic (ZT220) media cover
Bi-fold media door with large clear window
Side-loading supplies path for simplified media and ribbon loading
Element Energy Equalizer (E3 ) for superior print quality
Bi-colour LEDs for quick printer status
Icon-based LCD multilingual graphical userinterface and full function keypad (ZT230)
Simple keypad (ZT220)
USB 2.0 and RS-232 serial ports
Energy Star-compliant
Printer specifications
Resolution 8 dots per mm/203dpi
12 dots per mm/300dpi (optional)
Memory Standard: 128MB flash (58MB user-available), 128MB DRAM
Print width 104mm/4.09″
Print speed 152mm/6″ per second
Media sensors Transmissive and reflective sensors
Media characteristics Maximum label and liner width: 114mm/4.5″
Maximum non-continuous label length: 991mm/39″
Media width 19.4mm/0.75″ to 114mm/4.50″
Print length 203dpi: 3, 988mm/157″
300dpi: 1, 854mm/73″
Maximum media roll size 203mm/8.0″ O.D on a 76mm/3.0″ I.D. core
152mm/6.0″ O.D. on a 25mm/1.0″ I.D. core
Media thickness 0.076mm/0.003″ to 0.25mm/0.010″
Media types Continuous, die-cut, notch, black-mark
Ribbon characteristics (Thermal-transfer option only)
Outside diameter 300m/984′ (ZT220) or 450m/1, 476′ (ZT230)
Ratio 2:1 media-roll-to-ribbon ratio for ZT220
Width 40mm/1.57″ to 110mm/4.33″
Ribbon setup Ribbon wound ink-side out, core to core
Operating characteristics
Environmental Operating temperature: 5ºC to 40ºC (thermaltransfer) and 0ºC to 40ºC (direct-thermal)
Storage temperature: -40ºC to 60ºC
Operating humidity: 20% to 85% non-condensing
Storage humidity: 5% to 85% non-condensing
Electrical Universal auto-ranging (PFC-compliant) power supply 90–265VAC; 48–62Hz
Energy Star-compliant
Agency approvals IEC 60950, EN 55022 Class B, EN 55024, EN 61000-3-2, EN 61000-3-3
Markings: UL, CE Marking, FCC-B, ICES-003, VCCI, C-Tick, NOM, IRAM, CCC, GOST-R
Physical characteristics Width: 242mm/9.5″
Height: 277mm/10.9″
Depth: 432mm/17″
Weight: 9.1kg/20lb
Options and accessories Peel – a front-mount, passive-peel with no take-up spindle
Peel – a front-mount, passive-peel with liner take-up spindle (factory-fit only)
Cutter – a front-mount guillotine cutter
Real-time clock (RTC)
Keyboard display unit (KDU)
ZebraLink Solutions
Optional software ZebraDesigner Pro
ZebraNet Bridge Enterprise
ZebraNet Setup Utilities v 7.0
ZBI 2.0 ZBI-Developer
Optional connectivity ZebraNet b/g/n Wireless Print Server (internal)
ZebraNet 10/100 PrintServer (internal or external)
Centronics parallel port (internal)
Firmware ZPL II
Zebra Global Printing Solution
EPL2 (late 2012)
Web View & Alert
ZBI 2.0 (optional)
Barcode symbologies Linear barcodes: Code 11, Code 39, Code 93, Code 128 with subsets A/B/C and UCC Case Codes, ISBT-128, UPC-A, UPC-E, EAN-8, EAN-13, UPC and EAN with 2 or 5 digit extensions, Plessey, Postnet, Standard 2-of-5, Industrial 2-of-5, Interleaved 2-of-5, Logmars, MSI, Codabar, Planet Code
2-Dimensional: Aztec, Codablock, PDF417, Code 49, Data Matrix, MaxiCode, QR Code, MicroPDF417, TLC 39, RSS-14 (and composite)
Fonts and graphics 7 bitmapped, 1 smooth-scalable (CG Triumvirate Bold Condensed). Contains UFST from Agfa Monotype
Pre-loaded Unicode -compliant scalable fonts for EMEA character sets
International character sets supporting the following code page: IBM Code Page 850
Supports user-defined fonts and graphics, including custom logos
ZPL II drawing commands including boxes and lines For optimum print quality and printer performance, use genuin