Photo of Zebra GC 420d
Zebra logo

Zebra GC 420d Printer

The GC 420d printer's compact, space saving design contains a powerful 32-bit processor for fast label throughput, and 8 MB Flash memory for increased storage of fonts and graphics. The GC 420d supports media widths up to 4.25" for standard desktop applications. It also includes both EPL2 and powerful ZPL II programming languages, making it easy to integrate with other Zebra printers. Peeler/dispenser option extends the GC 420d printer's versatility to meet an even greater variety of applications.
Questions?
1-888-875-7170
We respond to every email

Print Method ?

Interface Options

Print Resolution ?

Labels Per Day ?

Maximum Print Width ?

Printer Type ?

Included Features

GC 420d Options
Part # DescriptionAvailabilityPriceOrder
GC420-200510-000 GC420d Shipping Label Printer, Direct thermal printing, 203 dpi, 4" Print width, Serial/USB/Parallel Interfaces. Includes US power cord. Interface cables sold separately. Ships Free Today $297.00
Retail $495
Save 40%
GC420-200511-000 GC420d, Direct thermal printing, 203 dpi, 4" Print width, Serial, USB, Parallel Interfaces, Dispenser, and US Power cord. Cables sold separately. Ships Free Today $318.00
Retail $530
Save 40%

Zebra GC 420d Details

Standard Features

  • Print method: direct thermal
  • EPL and ZPL programming languages standard
  • 32 bit RISC processor
  • Quick and easy ribbon loading system
  • Construction: ABS double-walled casing
  • OpenACCESS design

Printer Specifications

Resolution
203 dpi (8 dots/mm)
Memory
Standard: 8 MB SDRAM; 8 MB Flash
Print width
4.09" (104 mm) maximum
Print length
39" (991 mm) maximum
Print speed
4" (102 mm)/sec
Media sensors
Reflective
Transmissive

Media Characteristics

Maximum label and liner width
4.25" (108 mm)
Minimum label and liner width
1.00" (25.4 mm)
Maximum label and liner length
39" (991 mm)
Maximum roll diameter
5" (127 mm)
Core diameter
1.0" (25.4 mm) and 1.5" (38 mm)
Media thickness
0.003" (.08 mm) to 0.007" (0.18 mm)
Media types
tag stock, Roll or fanfold

Operating Characteristics

Operating temperature
TT: Operating temperature 40F (5C) to 105F (41C) Thermal transfer
DT: Operating temperature 40F (5C) to 105F (41C) Direct thermal
Storage temperatures
-40F (-40C) to 140F (60C)
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
Agency approvals
  • TUV-R NRTL
  • TUV-R CB
  • NOM
  • KCC
  • CE
  • FCC Class-B

Physical Characteristics

Width
7.9" (201 mm)
Height
6.7" (170 mm)
Depth
8.2" (208 mm)
Weight
3 lbs (1.4 kg)
Orientation
Center

Related Products

Options
Dispenser with label taken sensor
Communication and Interface Capabilities
  • Serial RS-232 (DB9)
  • Parallel (Centronics)

Programming Languages

Core programming languages
EPL2, ZPL I/ZPL II

Bar Codes/Symbologies

Linear
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
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