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Intermec 7421 Printer

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The 7421 was created for on demand printing in a distributed setup. High-traffic office and counter operations benefit from the compact design and low weight. The 7421 is ideal for multiple printer installations either next to each other (perfect when switching through multiple label sizes) or scattered throughout a facility. Ships with full-featured version of LabelShop START label design software.
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7421 Options
Part # DescriptionAvailabilityPriceOrder
7421B0111 7421, Thermal transfer, 203 dpi, 2 ips, 4.65" print width, parallel & serial interfaces. Includes cutter, label self strip & US power cord. Order cables separately. See accessories. Check Availability Call for Details
7421B0110 7421, Thermal transfer, 203 dpi, 2 ips, 4.65" print width, parallel & serial interfaces. Includes label self strip & US power cord. Order cables separately. See accessories. Check Availability Call for Details
7421B0010 7421, Direct thermal, 203 dpi, 2 ips, 4.65" print width, parallel & serial interfaces. Includes label self strip & US power cord. Order cables separately. See accessories. Check Availability Call for Details

Intermec 7421 Details

name>> 7421 Label, Ticket & Tag Printer

Easy Coder® 7421 PRINTER

  • Robust Options The 7421 delivers a feature rich option set at an attractive price not found on other printers.
  • Small Footprint Compact size and low 4 lb. weight, makes the 7421 ideally suited for restricted desktop applications.
  • IPL Compatible Intermec's powerful IPL3 printer language comes standard with the <<$mfg->name>> 7421 and allows for effortless integration with existing Intermec IPL printers.
  • Expanding Uses Economical price allows 7421 users to increase productivity by exploring new uses and applications in label printing.

Designed for use as an on-demand printer in distributed environments. Crowded front office or restricted counter operations will value the 7421's small size and light weight. Intermec 7421 users will quickly discover additional increases in productivity through new applications in bar coding, installation of multiple printers where frequent label size changes are required or printing closer to the point of label application through the use of several printers at multiple stations.

A host of options are available such as auto-peel for dispensing labels with backing material removed, cutter, expandable memory to 4 Mb Flash, reflective sensor for use with black mark labels and external battery pack for applications requiring portability. The 7421 connects to computers via RS-232 or parallel interfaces or to networks using external Ethernet devices powered by the 7421's bi-directional parallel interface.

Getting up and running with the <<$mfg->name>> 7421 is simple and quick. Intermec's PrintSet® system makes printer set up and configuration easy, even for non-technical users. Users of other Intermec printers will enjoy the 7421's IPL3 compatibility with earlier versions of IPL and 86XX emulations.

The expansive feature set and affordable price, and IPL3 compatibility provides a perfect solution for the most demanding applications.

Physical Characteristics Depth: 246 mm (9.7) Height: 170 mm (6.7) Width: 200 mm (7.9) Weight: 1.81kg (4 lbs.)

Print Specifications Thermal Transfer or Direct Thermal Printing Print speed: 51 mm per second (2 per second) Resolution: 8 dots per mm (203 dots per inch) Maximum Print Width: 104mm (4.09)

  • Bar codes printed with or without human readable text
  • Inverse and mirror image print
  • Direct graphics

Media Specifications Style: Roll-feed, die-cut, continuous or fan-fold labels, tags or tickets Type: Plain paper thermal transfer or thermal sensitive papers Maximum Media Width: 118 mm (4.65) Minimum Media Width: 28 mm (1.12) Maximum Media Length: 203 mm (8.0) Minimum Media Length: 9.7 mm (0.38) or 12.7 mm (0.5) when using label present sensor Thickness (Including Liner): .06 mm to .25 mm (.003 to .010) Supply Roll Capacity: 127 mm (5.0) max O.D. on a 25.4 mm (1) I.D. core. Media length is approximately 39 m (130')

Ribbon Specifications Types: Wax, wax/resin, resin Standard Widths: 33 mm, 64 mm, 84 mm, 109 mm (1.3, 2.5, 3.3, 4.3) Length: Lengths for a 1:2 ratio of labels vs. ribbons, 91 m (300') Ribbon Roll Capacity: 35.3 m (1.39) max. O.D. on a 12.5 mm (.5) I.D. core. Ribbon length approximately 91 m (300') Other widths available on a customer order basis

Font Specifications

  • International character sets standard
  • 24 standard fonts
  • All fonts are expandable vertically and horizontally
  • Fonts can be printed in four directions: 0º, 90º, 180º, and 270º

Language IPL3, IPL2, and supports 86XX emulations

<<$mfg->name>> 7421 Connectivity

  • Serial interface standard
  • Centronics Parallel interface standard
  • External Ethernet interface optional
  • External IBM Twinax or Coax interface optional


  • LabelShop START label design and print software
  • Intermec InterDriver standard Windows 3.x, 9x, NT 4.0/5.0, Windows 2000
  • Intermec ActiveX® controls standard Windows 9x, NT 4.0/5.0
  • PrintSet printer configuration utility Windows 3.x, 9x, NT 4.0/5.0
  • NetPilot + Thin Wizard network configuration utility (with optional Ethernet) Windows 9x, Windows NT 4.0/5.0

Communications Interface

  • Parallel and RS-232C (DB-9) with software selectable rates of 1200 to 19,200 baud
  • XON/XOFF, CTS/DTR handshaking
  • Programmable 7 or 8 data length, 1 or 2 stop bits, selectable parity

Character Sets

  • Bitmapped using printset: All single-byte codepage; All double byte codepage.
  • Code page 850, French, German, ISO 256 character, Italian, Norwegian/ Danish, Spanish, Swedish/Finnish, Swiss, UK ASCII, USA ASCII

Power Supply External power supply: 100-240 V AC Single phase 60/50 Hz at 2.5 Amps Max. Printer: 20 VDC at 2.5 Amps

Environmental Operating Temperature: 5° to 400°C (400° to 104°F)) Storage Temperature: -20° to 60°C (-4° to 104°F) Humidity: 10 to 90% noncondensing Ventilation: Free air

Bar code Symbologies Code 11, Code 39, Extended Code 39, Code 93, Extended Code 93, Code 128 UCC, Code 128, Codabar, Interleaved 2 of 5 UPC-A, UPC-E, 2 and 5 digit add-on, UPC Shipping container code, EAN-13, EAN-8, 2 and 5 digit add-on, EAN-128, Postnet 2-D: Code One, Code 16K, Code 49, DataMatrix, MaxiCode, PDF417, QR Code

Regulatory Approvals Complies with FCC Part 15, Class A; CISPR 22 Class B; ICES-003 Class B; UL, CSA and TÃœV-GS agency approved; CE, NOM & C-TIC

<<$mfg->name>> 7421 Options Cutter, Black mark sensor, Flash memory expansion (1 MB or 4MB), External battery pack, Label auto-peel

The Intermec 7421 is also known as the Intermec Technologies 7421 .