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Zebra ZT420 RFID RFID Printer

Zebra ZT420 RFID RFID Printer

Fast and reliable, the ZT420 RFID printer/encoder has a print width of 6 inches and can print up to 12 ips. The ZT400 Series RFID features adaptive encoding technology for excellent media flexibility and simple RFID calibration.
Starting at: MSRP: CAD 7,704.00 Price: CAD 6,364.50
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  • Integrated ThingMagic RFID reader/encoder
  • RFID system is available as a factory- or field-installable option
  • Prints and encodes tags with a minimum pitch of 0.6"


• Integrated ThingMagic® RFID reader/encoder
• RFID system is available as a factory- or field-installable option
• Prints and encodes tags with a minimum pitch of 0.6”/16 mm
• Supports tags compatible with UHF EPC Gen 2 V1.2/ISO 18000-6C

RFID Features Continued

• Compliant with Global RFID radio to support multinational deployments
• Adaptive encoding technology automatically eliminates complex RFID placement guidelines
• Variable inlay placement supports a range of inlay positions for maximum media flexibility
• Auto-tag calibration for label lengths of 2” or greater
• Optimized for throughput of both small and large labels
• RFID job-monitoring tools track RFID performance
• Support for industry standard multi-vendor chip-based serialization (MCS)
• Supports block permalocking of user memory compatible with ATA Spec 2000
• RFID ZPL® commands provide compatibility with existing Zebra RFID printers

More Standard Features

• Construction: Metal frame and Bi-fold metal media cover with enlarged clear viewing window
• Side-loading supplies path for simplified media and ribbon loading
• Element Energy Equalizer™ (E3™) for superior print quality
• Communication - USB 2.0, High-Speed, RS-232 Serial, 10/100 Ethernet, Bluetooth 2.1, USB Host
• Back-lit, multiline graphic LCD display with intuitive menu and easy-to-use keypad for quick operation
• Link-OS
• Bi-colored status LEDs for quick printer status
• ENERGY STAR® qualified

Printer Specifications

• 203 dpi/8 dots per mm
• 300 dpi/12 dots per mm (optional)
• 256 MB RAM memory (4 MB User Available)
• 512 MB Flash memory (64 MB User Available)
Maximum Print Width: 6.6"/168 mm
Maximum Print Speed: 12 ips/305 mm per second
Media Sensors:
• Dual media sensors - transmissive and reflective

Media Characteristics

Media web width (label and liner):
• 2.00"/51 mm to 7.0"/178 mm Tear/Cutter
• 2.00"/51 mm to 6.75”/171 mm Peel/RewindMaximum Non-continuous Label Length: 39"/991 mm
Print Length
• 203 dpi: 102"/2590 mm
• 300 dpi: 45"/1143 mm
Maximum media roll size: 8.0"/203 mm O.D. on a 3"/76 mm I.D. core
Media thickness: 0.0023"/0.058 mm to 0.010"/0.25 mm
Media types: Continuous, die-cut, notch, black-mark

Ribbon Characteristics

Outside diameter: 450 m: 3.2"/81.3 mm O.D. on a 1.0"/25.4 mm I.D. core
Standard length: 1476′/450 m
Width: 2.00"/51 mm to 6.85"/174 mm
Ribbon setup: Ribbon Wound ink-side out: Ribbon wound ink-side in can be used with the optional ribbon spindle.


Operating Environment:
• Thermal transfer: 40º to 104ºF/5º to 40ºC
• Thermal direct: 32º to 104ºF/0º to 40ºC
Storage/Transportation Environment:
• -40º to 140ºF/-40º to 60ºC

Physical Characteristics

Width: 13.25"/336.55 mm
Height: 12.75"/324 mm
Depth: 19.50"/495 mm
Weight: 40 lb./18.14 kg


• 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 2-or 5-digit extensions, Plessey, Postnet, Standard 2-of-5, Industrial 2-of-5, Interleaved 2-of-5, Logmars, MSI, Codabar and Planet Code
• 2-dimensional barcodes: Codablock, PDF417, Code 49, DataMatrix, MaxiCode, QR Code, TLC 39, MicroPDF, RSS-14 (and composite), Aztec

Options and Accessories

• Parallel (Bi-directional interface)
• Wireless: ZebraNet® Printer Server – supports 802.11 a/b/g/n networks via an internally integrated option that enables the use of Webview and Alert features
Media Handling
• Rewind: internally rewinds a full roll of printed labels on 3” core, or peels and rewinds liner (Factory installed only)
• Peel - A front mount, passive peel option
• Cutter: A front mount guillotine cutter and catch tray,
Keyboard Display Unit
• Supports KDU Plus™ and ZKDU - Enter variable data and retrieve stored forms for standalone applications

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