Designed to handle the labeling demands of offices, ticketing stands, retail POS, labs, and light industrial manufacturers, the Zebra GC420 d/t (direct/thermal) desktop printers are equipped with features that improve productivity in almost any industry.

Standard Features
Print Methods direct thermal/thermal transfer
Construction ABS double-walled casing
Communications Serial RS-232 (DB9)
Parallel (Centronics)
USB Interface
Additional 32 bit RISC processor
EPL and ZPL programming languages standard
Quick and easy ribbon loading system
OpenACCESS™ design
Barcodes Linear bar codes: 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), RSS-14 (limited, truncated, stacked), 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 bar codes: 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
Printer Specifications
Resolution 203 dpi (8 dots/mm)
Memory 8 MB SDRAM; 8 MB Flash
Maximum Print Width 4.09″ (104 mm) maximum
Maximum Print Speed 4″ (102 mm)/sec
Maximum Continuous Print Length 39″ (991 mm) maximum
Media Characteristics
Media Width 4.25″ (108 mm)
Maximum Media Lenght 39″ (991 mm)
Thickness 0.003″ (.08 mm) to 0.007″ (0.18 mm)
Media Types tag stock, Roll or fanfold
Operating Characteristics
Operating Temperatures : Operating Temperature: 
Thermal transfer= 40° F (5° C) to 105° F (41° C) 
Direct thermal= 40° F (5° C) to 105° F (41° C)


Operating Humidity: 
10-90% non-condensing R.H. 
Storage Humidity: 5-95% non-condensing R.H.
Electrical: Auto-detecting (PFC compliant) 110-240 VAC, 50-60 Hz

Dimensions & Weight Depth: 8.2″ (208 mm)
Width: 7.9″ (201 mm) 
Height: 6.7″ (170 mm) 
Weight: 3 lbs (1.4 kg)