Zebra ZD421 Direct Thermal USB Label Printer (ZD4A042-D0EM00EZ)

SKU: ZD4A042-D0EM00EZ
Zebra ZD421 Direct Thermal USB Label Printer (ZD4A042-D0EM00EZ)

Zebra ZD421 Direct Thermal USB Label Printer (ZD4A042-D0EM00EZ)

SKU: ZD4A042-D0EM00EZ
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Zebra Direct Thermal Printer ZD421; 203 dpi; USB; USB Host; Modular Connectivity Slot; BTLE5; EZPL

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ZD421 4-inch Desktop Printers - Elevate your expectations: the advanced desktop printer that delivers the features, flexibility, reliability and security you need
You need a reliable printer that delivers quality performance, now and for years to come. It needs to offer key features, and be easy to setup, operate, manage and maintain - onsite or remotely. It needs to be secure, whether it is integrated onto your network or not, to prevent downtime and costly cyberattacks. You need it. Zebra delivers it, for more than 50 years. We design our printers to match your workflows, ensuring they are hassle-free and ready to work. Day in and day out. Were always innovating to deliver the best to help you advance your business and be ready for whats next. Building on the legacy of Zebras popular GK Series, ZD421 printers add even more capabilities and security measures to set you up for years of use.

Migrate from G to Z
The ZD421 builds on the legacy of Zebras GK Series printers, offering you the functions and capabilities of its predecessor - and much more. The next-generation ZD421 leverages this heritage to deliver advanced features for a new era of intelligence and forward flexibility.

Intuitive and Powerful Operation
The ZD421 offers new, advanced features that make it stand apart. It includes a new, more intuitive user interface, powerful architecture and field-upgradeable wireless kit. It also has new media guide and media handling designs that make daily operation even easier.

Multiple Models to Match Your Needs
Available in direct thermal, thermal transfer, healthcare and ribbon cartridge models, the ZD421 meets a wide variety of application requirements.

Get Years of Printing Performance
The ZD421 is designed to handle advancing technology. Featuring an innovative architecture, its engineered to power future printing. In comparison, its 30% more powerful than the ZD420 Series and 700% more than the GK Series. This lets you run more tasks, perform more operations simultaneously, maintain security and be ready for whats next.

Backwards Compatible with Virtually Any Existing Printer
Deploy your ZD421 into your existing printer fleet with confidence. Use the same label formats and applications youre using today. It supports both EPL and ZPL printer languages, and can emulate languages normally associated with other printer brands using Zebras Print DNA tool, Virtual Devices.

Connect it Your Way
Integrate your ZD421 onto your existing wired and wireless networks, or connect it directly to any PC. Every ZD421 comes standard with USB and USB Host, and offers optional Ethernet, Serial and dual wireless radio with fast 802.11ac Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.1. Print from any Windows, Android or iOS device. Get your ZD421 up and running with Zebras printer setup mobile app using Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE). Use the included Print Touch tag (NFC) to simply tap to pair and print.

Operate with Ease and See Status At-A-Glance
Take the guesswork out of printer status with the ZD421s five LED icons to instantly see whats needed to keep your printers up and running, from replenishing media to resolving printer issues. The advanced three-button user interface replaces the typical single-button/single-light interface common in desktop printers to offer added functionality and control. And, color-coded touch points guide you through media-handling tasks for speedy media changes.

Groundbreaking Cartridge for Instant Ribbon Changes
The ZD421 is the only thermal printer to offer a ribbon cartridge that takes just a few seconds to load with fool-proof, one-way, first-time and every-time instant loading. The smart chip in the ribbon lets you know when the ribbon needs replacing.

Turn Your ZD421 Into a Portable Printer
Easily transport your ZD421 printer on a cart or with Zebras optional carrying case, using the battery option. Print on the spot to reduce steps and increase productivity. Power through a full shift with the high-capacity battery.

Movable Sensor for Comprehensive Media Compatibility
The ZD421s movable media sensor lets you use virtually any media for greater flexibility across a variety of use cases.

Print Securely and Confidently, Without Hassles
Print DNA suite of software, powered by our Link-OS operating system, will get your printer up and running quickly and securely. Print consistently, and uninterrupted with a solution thats fully integrated and interoperable, and will enable your printer to evolve with your business needs.

Update, Troubleshoot and Monitor - All From a Single Location
With Zebras Printer Profile Manager Enterprise, part of Print DNA, you have the ability to easily manage, secure and troubleshoot your networked printers from one remote location. Manage one printer, a group of specific printers or all printers anywhere in the world.

Unparalleled, Peace-of-Mind Printer Security
Shield yourself from cyberattacks with Zebras PrintSecure, part of Print DNA. Easily configure your printers via secure connections, identify vulnerabilities, block unauthorized access and more.

Zebras Thermal Printers with Print DNA Make MPS Easy
Looking to gain control and visibility of your printer fleets with MPS? With the Print DNA software toolset, your Zebra MPS provider can remotely manage and optimize your printers, track and automate supplies replenishment and ensure security.

Zebra Certified Supplies
Printing supplies provide a digital voice for assets across your supply chain. You rely on them to disseminate critical data throughout your organization. If something goes wrong with your printing supplies, operations are interrupted, productivity suffers and costs rise. Thats why we design, produce and rigorously pretest our own line of labels, tags and receipt paper to ensure consistent, optimized performance in your Zebra printer. For industry-leading quality, service and expertise, choose Zebra Certified Supplies.

Technical Specifications

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Product Code ZD4A042-D0EM00EZspacer
Product
Product name Zebra ZD421d Printer 203dpi
Product type Label printer
General
Print technology Thermal direct
Emulation EPL
ZPL
EPLII
PDF direct
XML
ZPLII
Roll outside diameter 127 mm
Connectivity
Connectors USB
Wireless Bluetooth
Memory
RAM 512 MB
Printing
Print speed (mm/s) 152 mm/s
Print resolution (max.) 203 dpi
Print width (mm, max.) 104 mm
Media handling
Label width (max.) 108 mm
Includes
Includes Power cable
Power supply
USB cable
Physical properties
Dimensions (W x H x D) 177.5 x 150.7 x 220.8 mm
Detailed Specifications
Standard Features Print methods: Thermal Transfer or Direct Thermal
ZPL and EPL programming languages
5 status icon, 3 button user interface
USB 2.0, USB Host
Printer setup mobile app for Android and iOS via BLE
(Bluetooth Low Energy 5) connection*
* BLE is intended for use with Zebra printer setup mobile app only
Real Time Clock (RTC)
OpenACCESS for easy media loading
Dual-wall frame construction
ENERGY STAR certified
Physical Characteristics
Dimension Direct Thermal:
8.69 in. L x 6.98 in. W x 5.93 in. H
220.8 mm L x 177.5 mm W x 150.7 mm H
Thermal Transfer Roll:
10.5 in. L x 8.0 in. W x 7.44 in. H
267 mm L x 202 mm W x 189 mm H
Thermal Transfer Cartridge:
10.0 in. L x 8.0 in. W x 7.0 in. H
254 mm L x 202 mm W x 177 mm H
Weight Direct Thermal: 2.98 lbs./1.35 kg
Thermal Transfer Roll: 4.52 lbs./2.05 kg
Thermal Transfer Cartridge: 5.0 lbs./2.3 kg
Printer Specifications
Operating System Link-OS
Resolution 203 dpi/8 dots per mm
300 dpi/12 dots per mm (optional)
Memory 512 MB Flash, 256MB SDRAM
64 MB user available non-volatile memory
8 MB user available SDRAM
Maximum Print Width 4.09 in./104 mm for 203 dpi
4.27 in./108 mm for 300 dpi
Cartridge: 4.09 in./104 mm for 203 and 300 dpi
Maximum Print Speed 6 in./152 mm per second (203 dpi)
4 in./102 mm per second (300 dpi)
Media Sensors Full width, moveable reflective/black mark sensor, multi-position transmissive/gap sensor
Firmware ZPL II, EPL 2, XML, ZBI, PDF Direct
Media, Ribbon and Cartridge Characteristics
Label Length Maximum: 39.0 in./991 mm
Minimum: 0.25 in./6.4 mm
Media Width Direct Thermal: 0.585 in./15 mm to 4.25 in./108 mm
Thermal Transfer Roll: 0.585 in./15 mm to 4.41 in./
112 mm
Thermal Transfer Cartridge: 0.585 in./15 mm to 4.65 in./118 mm
Media Roll Size Maximum outer diameter: 5.00 in./127 mm
Core inner diameter: 0.5 in. (12.7 mm) and 1.0 in.
(25.4 mm) standard, 1.5 in. (38.1), 2.0 in, (50.8 mm)
and 3.0 in. (76.2 mm) using optional adapters
Media Thickness 0.003 in. (0.08 mm) min, 0.0075 in. (0.19 mm) max.
Media Types Roll-fed or fan-fold, die cut or continuous with or without black mark, tag stock, continuous receipt paper, and wristbands
Ribbon Outside Diameter 2.6 in./66 mm (300 m), 1.34 in./34 mm (74 m)
Ribbon Standard Length Roll: 984 ft. (300 m), 243 ft. (74 m)
Cartridge: 243 ft. (74 m)
Ribbon Ratio 1:4 ribbon to media (300 m)
1:1 ribbon to media (74 m)
Ribbon Width Roll: 1.33 in./33.8 mm - 4.3 in./109.2 mm
Cartridge: 4.3 in./109.2 mm
Ribbon Core I.D. 300 meter ribbon 1 in./25.4 mm
74 meter ribbon 0.5 in./12.7 mm
Operating Characteristics
Operating Temp. 40° to 105° F/4.4° to 41° C
Storage Temp. -40° to 140° F/-40° to 60° C
Operating Humidity 10% to 90% non-condensing
Storage Humidity 5% to 95% non-condensing
Electrical Auto-detectable (PFC Compliant) 100-240VAC
50-60Hz, ENERGY STAR certified, Energy Efficiency Level VI certified, optional 2750 mAh battery, Healthcare models include IEC60601-1 certified power supply
Options
Media Handling Dispenser/Peeler: label peel and present with label present sensor (field installable)
Cutter (field installable)
Communications Field installable: Ethernet 10 / / / 100, 802.11ac Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.1 (dual radio), Serial RS-232 auto-sensing, DB-9
Factory installed: Ethernet 10 / / / 100, 802.11ac Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.1 (dual radio)
Accessories
Battery Provides power to the printer to support a full shift of printing at maximum print speed, supports all connectivity and media handling options
Carrying Case Carrying case with shoulder strap and handles makes it easy to bring your desktop printer and battery to the point of application
Keyboard Display Unit Zebra Keyboard Display Unit (ZKDU) unit for stand-alone printing solutions
Mounting Plate Secure ZD Series printers to countertops or shelves
Enclosed Power Supply Attached power supply accessory for cord-free installation
Fonts/Graphics/Symbologies
Bar Code Ratios 2:1 and 3:1
1D Bar Codes Code 11, Code 39, Code 93, Code 128, ISBT-128, UPC-A, UPC-E, EAN-8, EAN-13, UPC and EAN 2-or 5-digit extensions, Plessey, Postnet, Standard 2-of-5, Industrial 2-of-5, Interleaved 2-of-5, Logmars, MSI, Codabar and Planet Code
2D Bar Codes Codablock, PDF417, Code 49, DataMatrix, MaxiCode, QR Code, MicroPDF, Aztec
Fonts and Graphics 16 resident expandable ZPL II bitmap fonts, two resident scalable ZPL fonts, five resident expandable EPL2 fonts, native open-type font support, Unicode compliant. China units include SimSun simplified Chinese font

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Delivery Locations & Estimations

Johannesburg, Pretoria Area
Delivery time: 1-3 working days
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Cape Town, Durban Area
Delivery time: 2-4 working days
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Outlying Areas
Delivery time: 3-5 working days

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