Zebra GK420t Desktop Printer

The Zebra GK420t 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 GK420t has a sleek and compact design, boasts the easiest ribbon loading system on the market, and supports a variety of applications and industries.
Resolution 203 dpi (8 dots/mm)
Memory Standard: 8 MB SDRAM (4 MB available to user); 4 MB Flash (1.5 MB available to user)
Print width 4.09" (104 mm) maximum
Print length 39" (991 mm)
Max. Print Speed 5" (127 mm) per second
Media Sensors 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 1.0" (25.4 mm) or 1.5" (38 mm)
Media thickness 0.003" (.08mm) to .007" (0.18 mm)
Ribbon Characteristics
Outside diameter 1.34" (34 mm)
Standard length 244' (74 m)
Ratio 1:1 media roll to ribbon ratios
Ribbon width Recommended to be at least as wide as media
1.33" (33.8 mm) to 4.30" (110 mm)
Ribbon setup Ribbon wound ink side out
ID Core 0.5" (12.7 mm)
Operating Characteristics
Operating temperature TT: Operating temperature 40° F (5° C) to 105° F (41° C) Thermal transfer
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 R.H.
Storage humidity 5-95% non-condensing R.H.
Electrical Auto-detectable (PFC compliant)
Output: 20 VDC, 2.5A
Input: 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.
Shipping weight 9.1 lbs.
Orientation Center
Interface Capabilities Serial RS-232 (DB9)
USB v1.1 Universal Serial BUS
Internal ZebraNet 10/100 Print Server (replaces serial port)
Programming Languages
Core programming languages EPL2, Line Mode, ZPL I/ZPL II
Bar Code Symbologies
Linear Code 39
Code 11
Code 93
Code 128
Code 128 with subsets A/B/C
Industrial 2-of-5
Interleaved 2-of-5
Standard 2-of-5
UPC and EAN 2 or 5 digit extensions
UPC-A and UPC-E with 2 or 5 digit extensions
UPC-A and UPC-E with EAN 2 or 5 digit extensions
EAN-8 and EAN-13 with 2 or 5 digit extensions
RSS (reduced space symbology)
2-Dimensional MaxiCode
Code 49
Data Matrix
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