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Zebra GK 420 d Printer

The Zebra GK 420 d direct thermal printer offers the best value in a basic desktop printer, featuring a fast 5 inches per second print speed to meet your low- to medium-volume printing requirements. The GK 420 d has a sleek and compact design, boasts the smallest footprint in a 4-inch desktop printer, and supports a variety of applications and industries. The GK 420 d comes standard with EPL and ZPL programming languages, and dual connectivity (USB, serial) for easy integration into existing systems. For additional flexibility, 10/100 internal Ethernet is also available. Well-suited to any industry, the reliable GK 420 d desktop printer is a smart investment that's always a perfect fit.
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GK42-202270-000 GK 420 d, Direct thermal printing, USB/Ethernet interfaces, 203 dpi. Includes Chinese power cord and 6'' USB cable.
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GK42-202210-000 GK 420 d, Direct Thermal printing, 203 dpi, 4" Print Width, USB and Ethernet Interfaces. Includes US power cord and 6' USB cable. Ships Free Today $446.40
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GK42-202211-000 GK 420 d, Direct thermal printing, 203 dpi, 4" Print width, USB and Ethernet Interfaces, Dispenser, and US Power cord. Cables sold separately. Ships Free Today $467.40
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GK42-202510-000 GK420d, Direct Thermal printing, 203 dpi, 4" Print Width, Serial/Parallel/USB Interfaces. Includes US Power Cord and 6' USB cable. (Also known as the ZP450 and ZP505) Ships Free Today $357.00
Retail $595
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GK42-202511-000 GK 420 d, Direct thermal printing, 203 dpi, 4" Print width, Serial, Parallel, and USB Interfaces, Dispenser, and US Power cord. Cables sold separately. Ships Free Today $378.00
Retail $630
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GK42-202510-00GA GK 420 d, Direct thermal printing, 203 dpi, 4" Print width, Serial, Parallel, and USB Interfaces, and US Power cord. Cables sold separately. This is the TAA compliant version for government purchasers. Please Call for more information.
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$357.00
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GK42-202210-00GA GK 420 d, Direct thermal printing, 203 dpi, 4" Print width, USB and Ethernet Interfaces, and US Power cord. Cables sold separately. This is the TAA compliant version for government purchasers. Please Call for more information.
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$446.40
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GK42-202590-000 GK 420 d, Direct thermal printing, 203 dpi, 4" Print width, Serial, Parallel, and USB Interfaces, Dispenser. Includes Japanese power cord and 6' USB cable.
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$357.00
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GK42-202520-000 GK 420 d, Direct thermal printing, 203 dpi, 4" Print width, Serial, Parallel, and USB Interfaces. Includes European power cord and 6' USB cable. Ships Free Today $357.00
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GK42-202220-000 GK 420 d, Direct thermal printing, 203 dpi, 4" Print width, Ethernet and USB Interfaces. Includes European/UK power cord and 6' USB cable.
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$446.40
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GK42-202240-000 GK 420 d, Direct thermal printing, 203 dpi, 4" Print width, Ethernet and USB Interfaces. Includes Australian power cord and 6' USB cable.
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$446.40
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GK42-202540-000 GK 420 d, Direct thermal printing, 203 dpi, 4" Print width, Serial, Parallel, and USB Interfaces. Includes Australian power cord and 6' USB cable.
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$357.00
Retail $595
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GK42-202221-000 GK 420 d, Direct thermal printing, 203 dpi, 4" Print width, Ethernet and USB Interfaces, Dispenser. Includes European/UK power cord and 6' USB cable. Ships Free Today $467.40
Retail $779
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GK42-200211-000 GK 420 d, Direct thermal printing, 203 dpi, 4" Print width, USB and Ethernet Interfaces, Dispenser, and US Power cord. Cables sold separately. See Replacement Call for Details
GK42-200210-000 GK 420 d, Direct thermal printing, 203 dpi, 4" Print width, USB and Ethernet Interfaces, and US Power cord. Cables sold separately. See Replacement Call for Details
GK42-200111-000 GK 420 d, Direct thermal printing, 203 dpi, 4" Print width, Serial and USB Interfaces, Dispenser, and US Power cord. Cables sold separately. See Replacement Call for Details
GK42-200110-000 GK 420 d, Direct thermal printing, 203 dpi, 4" Print width, Serial and USB Interfaces, and US Power cord. Cables sold separately. See Replacement Call for Details
GK42-202210-00DE Direct thermal Printer, 203 dpi, USB/Ethernet interface, US power cord. Check Availability Call for Details
GK42-200220-000 GK 420 d, Direct thermal printing, 203 dpi, 4" Print width, USB and Ethernet Interfaces, and EU/UK Power cord. Cables sold separately. Check Availability Call for Details
GK42-200210-0GA GK 420 d, Direct thermal printing, 203 dpi, 4" Print width, USB and Ethernet Interfaces, and US Power cord. Cables sold separately.This is the TAA compliant version for government purchasers. Please Call for more information. Check Availability Call for Details
GK42-200120-000 GK 420 d, Direct thermal printing, 203 dpi, 4" Print width, Serial, Parallel, and USB Interfaces, Dispenser, and EU/UK Power cord. Cables sold separately. Check Availability Call for Details
GK42-200110-0GA GK 420 d, Direct thermal printing, 203 dpi, 4" Print width, Serial and USB Interfaces, and US Power cord. Cables sold separately. This is the TAA compliant version for government purchasers. Please Call for more information. Check Availability Call for Details

Zebra GK 420 d Details

Standard Features

  • Print speed: up to 5" (127 mm) per second
  • Print method: direct thermal
  • EPL and ZPL programming languages standard

More Standard Features
  • OpenACCESS design for easy media loading
  • Smallest footprint in 4-inch thermal printer
  • Dual-wall reinforced plastic construction
  • 32 bit RISC processor
  • XML-enabled printing

Printer Specifications
Resolution: 203 dpi (8 dots/mm)
Memory: Standard: 8 MB SDRAM (3 MB available to user); 4 MB Flash (1.5 MB available to user)
Print width: 4.09" (104 mm)
Print length: 39" (991 mm)
Print speed: 5" (127 mm)/sec
Media sensors: Reflective, Transmissive
Media Characteristics
Maximum label and liner width: 4.25" (108 mm)
Minimum label and liner width: 0.75" (19 mm)
Maximum label and liner length: 0.38" (9.7 mm) to 39" (991 mm)
Maximum roll diameter: 5" (127 mm)
Core diameter: 0.5" (12.7 mm), 1.0" (25.4 mm), 1.5" (37.1 mm)
Media thickness: 0.003" (0.08 mm) to 0.0075" (0.20 mm)
Media types: black bar, black mark, continuous, continuous receipt, die-cut, fanfold, gap, notched, perforated, receipt, roll-fed, tag, tag stock
Operating Characteristics
Operating temperature DT: Operating temperature: 40 F (5 C) to 105 F (41 C)
Direct thermal Storage temperatures: -40 F (-40 C) to 140 F (60 C)
Operating humidity: 10-90% non-condensing
Storage humidity: 5-95% non-condensing
Electrical: Auto-detectable (PFC Compliant) 100-240 VAC, 50-60 Hz
Agency approvals
  • FCC Part 15
  • Subpart 15
  • VCCI
  • C-Tick
  • EN55022 Class-B
  • EN6100-3-2
  • EN6100-3-3
  • EN55024
  • CCC
  • CB Scheme IEC 60950: 1991 +A1 +A2 + A3 +A4
  • TUV NRTL
  • IRAM
  • NOM
  • AAMI

Physical Characteristics
Width: 6.75" (171 mm)
Height: 6" (152 mm)
Depth: 8.25" (209 mm)
Weight: 3.1 lbs (1.4 kg)
Shipping weight: 7.1 lbs (3.2 kg)
Orientation Center
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Options
  • 10/100 internal Ethernet connectivity
  • Dispenser - label peel and present with present sensor
  • Asian font sets
Communication and Interface Capabilities
  • Auto-sensing Serial RS-232 (DB-9)
  • USB V1.1, bi-directional
  • Centronics Parallel
  • 10/100 internal Ethernet (replaces parallel port)

Programming Languages
Core programming languages: EPL2, Line Mode, 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)
Standard 2-of-5
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