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Zebra GC420t Printer

The GC420t 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 GC420t 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 GC420t printer's versatility to meet an even greater variety of applications.
  • Print method: Thermal transfer
  • Resolution: 203 dpi (8 dots/mm)
  • Print width: 4.09" (104 mm) maximum
  • USB, Serial RS-232, and Parallel connectivity
  • 32 bit RISC processor
  • Quick and easy ribbon loading system
  • Construction: ABS double-walled casing
  • OpenACCESS design
  • EPL and ZPL programming languages standard
  • Optional dispenser with label taken sensor
Starting At: $630.00 $283.82

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  1. GC420-100510-000 - Zebra GC420t Bar code Printer

    GC420t, Thermal Transfer/Direct Thermal printing, 203 dpi, 4" Print Width, Serial/USB/Parallel Interfaces. Includes US power cord. Interface cables sold separately.
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  2. GC420-100511-000 - Zebra GC420t Bar code Printer

    GC420t, Thermal transfer printing, 203 dpi, 4" Print width, Serial/USB/Parallel Interfaces, with Label Dispenser. Includes US Power cord. Interface cables sold separately.
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  3. GC420-100580-000 - Zebra GC420t Bar code Printer

    GC420t, Thermal transfer printing, 203 dpi, 4" Print width, Serial/USB/Parallel Interfaces. Includes Argentina power cord only (Not for US Sales). Interface cables sold separately.
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  4. GC420-100511-000-R - Zebra GC420T Bar code Printer

    GC420T, REFURBISHED/USED/REBUILT Thermal Transfer/Direct Thermal printing, 203 dpi, 4" Print Width, Serial/USB/Parallel Interfaces, with Label Dispenser. Includes US Power Cord. Interface cables sold separately. Includes 90 day warranty. Expect 1+ week lead time. Limited supplies available.
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  5. GC420-100510-000-R - Zebra GC420T Bar code Printer

    GC420T, REFURBISHED/USED/REBUILT Thermal Transfer/Direct Thermal printing, 203 dpi, 4" Print Width, Serial/USB/Parallel Interfaces. Includes US power cord. Interface cables sold separately. Includes 90 day warranty. Expect 1+ week lead time. Limited supplies available.
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Standard Features

  • Print method: direct thermal/thermal transfer
  • 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
Roll or fanfold, 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 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) 100-240 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
6.8" (173 mm)
Depth
9.4" (239 mm)
Weight
3.2 lbs (1.5 kg)
Orientation
Center

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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
Code 39
Code 11
Code 93
Code 128 with subsets A/B/C
UPC-A and UPC-E with 2 or 5 digit extensions
EAN-13
EAN-8
EAN-8 and EAN-13 with 2 or 5 digit extensions
Postnet
Plessey
Japanese Postnet
MSI-3
German Post Code
RSS-14 (limited, truncated, stacked)
UCC/EAN-128
Codabar
Interleaved 2-of-5
UPC-A
UPC-E
Industrial 2-of-5
Logmars
Code 128
EAN-14
MSI
RSS (reduced space symbology)
Standard 2-of-5
UPC and EAN 2 or 5 digit extensions
UPC-A and UPC-E with EAN 2 or 5 digit extensions
2-dimensional
MaxiCode
PDF417
MicroPDF417
MacroPDF417
Data Matrix
Aztec
Codablock
Code 49
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
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