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Zebra GK 420 t Printer

The Zebra GK 420 t thermal transfer 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 t has a sleek and compact design, boasts the easiest ribbon loading system on the market, and supports a variety of applications and industries.
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GK 420 t Options
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GK42-102210-000 GK 420T, Thermal transfer printing, 203 dpi, 4" print width, USB and Ethernet Interfaces. Includes US power cord and USB cable. Ships Free Today $506.40
Retail $844
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GK42-102211-000 GK 420T, Thermal transfer printing, 203 dpi, 4" print width, USB, Ethernet Interfaces, Dispenser. Includes US power cord and USB cable. Ships Free Today $527.40
Retail $879
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GK42-102510-000 GK 420T, Direct Thermal/Thermal Transfer printing, 203 dpi, 4" print width, Serial, Parallel and USB interfaces. Includes US power cord and USB cable. Ships Free Today $417.00
Retail $695
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GK42-102511-000 GK 420T, Thermal transfer printing, 203 dpi, 4" print width, Serial, USB, Parallel Interfaces, Dispenser. Includes US power cord and USB cable. Ships Free Today $438.00
Retail $730
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GK42-102220-000 GK 420T, Thermal transfer printing, 203 dpi, 4" print width, USB, Ethernet Interfaces.Includes EU/UK power supply and USB cable.
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GK42-102510-00GA GK 420T, Thermal transfer printing, 203 dpi, 4" print width, Serial, USB, Parallel Interfaces, and US Power cord. Cables sold separately. This is the TAA compliant version of this product for government purchasers. Please Call for more information. Ships Free Today $417.00
Retail $695
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GK42-102210-00GA GK 420T, Thermal transfer printing, 203 dpi, 4" print width, USB, Ethernet Interfaces, and US Power cord. Cables sold separately. This is the TAA compliant version of this product for government purchasers. Please Call for more information.
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$506.40
Retail $844
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GK42-102220-00BE GK 420T, Thermal transfer printing, 203 dpi, 4" print width, USB, Ethernet Interfaces, Custom Shell. Includes EU/UK power supply and USB cable.
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$565.20
Retail $942
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GK42-102221-000 GK 420T, Thermal transfer printing, 203 dpi, 4" print width, USB, Ethernet Interfaces, Dispenser. Includes EU/UK power supply and USB cable. Ships Free Today $527.40
Retail $879
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GK42-102520-000 GK 420T, Thermal transfer printing, 203 dpi, 4" print width, Serial, USB, Parallel Interfaces. Includes EU/UK power supply and USB cable. Ships Free Today $417.00
Retail $695
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GK42-100211-000 GK 420T, Thermal transfer printing, 203 dpi, 4" print width, USB, Ethernet Interfaces, Dispenser, and US Power cord. Cables sold separately. See Replacement Call for Details
GK42-100210-0GA GK 420T, Thermal transfer printing, 203 dpi, 4" print width, USB, Ethernet Interfaces, and US Power cord. Cables sold separately. This is the TAA compliant version of this product for government purchasers. Please Call for more information. See Replacement Call for Details
GK42-100210-000 GK 420T, Thermal transfer printing, 203 dpi, 4" print width, USB, Ethernet Interfaces, and US Power cord. Cables sold separately. See Replacement Call for Details
GK42-100120-000 GK 420T, Thermal transfer printing, 203 dpi, 4" print width, Serial, USB Interfaces, and EU/UK Power cord. Cables sold separately. See Replacement Call for Details
GK42-100111-000 GK 420T, Thermal transfer printing, 203 dpi, 4" print width, Serial, USB Interfaces, Dispenser, EPL2, ZPL2, and US Power cord. Cables sold separately. See Replacement Call for Details
GK42-100110-0GA GK 420T, 203 dpi, thermal transfer, EPL and ZPL programming languages, USB and Serial, US power cord. This is the TAA compliant version of printer (Part# GK42-100110-000) for government purchasers. Please call for more information. See Replacement Call for Details
GK42-100110-000 GK 420T, Thermal transfer printing, 203 dpi, 4" print width, Serial, USB Interfaces, EPL2, ZPL2, and US Power cord. Cables sold separately. See Replacement Call for Details
GK42-102570-000 GK 420T, Thermal transfer printing, 203 dpi, 4" print width, Serial, USB, Parallel Interfaces. Includes Chineses power supply and USB cable. Check Availability Call for Details
GK42-1022A0-000 GK 420T, Thermal transfer printing, 203 dpi, 4" print width, USB, Ethernet Interfaces, and Brazilian Power cord. Cables sold separately. Check Availability Call for Details
GK42-102290-000 GK 420T, Thermal transfer printing, 203 dpi, 4" print width, USB, Ethernet Interfaces, and Japanese Power cord. Cables sold separately. Check Availability Call for Details
GK42-102240-000 GK 420T, Thermal transfer printing, 203 dpi, 4" print width, USB, Ethernet Interfaces. Includes USB cable and Australian power cord. Check Availability Call for Details

Zebra GK 420 t Details

Standard Features

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

More Standard Features
  • OpenACCESS design for easy media loading
  • Quick and easy ribbon loading system
  • 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 end user); 4 MB Flash (1.5 MB available to end 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
Ribbon Characteristics
Outside diameter: 1.34" (34 mm)
Standard length: 244' (74 m)
Ratio: 1:1

Ribbon width
  • Recommended to be at least as wide as media
  • 1.33" (33.8 mm) to 4.3" (110 mm)
ID Core: 0.5" (12.7 mm)
Operating Characteristics
Operating temperatureTT: 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 (60AC)
Operating humidity: 10-90% non-condensing
Storage humidity: 5-95% non-condensing
Electrical: Auto-detecable (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: 7.6" (194 mm)
Height: 7.5" (191 mm)
Depth: 10" (254 mm)
Weight: 4.6 lbs (2.1 kg)
Shipping weight: 9.1 lbs (4.1 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, 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