ZD400 Series 4-Inch Desktop Printers

Elevate Your Expectations: Advanced Features, Flexibility, Reliability and Security

Be free from picking and choosing between reliability, functionality and security. With Zebra's ZD400 Series 4-inch printers, you're assured of quality performance for years of operation, key features that keep your business moving forward and unmatched security to prevent downtime and costly cyberattacks. And, with our exclusive Print DNA software suite, these printers are easy to setup, operate, manage and maintain – onsite or remotely. We’re always innovating to deliver just what you need today, and keep you ahead of tomorrow's technology advancements. You need it. Zebra delivers it, for more than 50 years.

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  • Everything About It is Easy

    When you buy a Zebra ZD421 printer, each step is frustration-free. With our exclusive Print DNA software suite, it easy to install and start printing quickly. Manage onsite or remotely using our robust, web-based management tool. Protect your data and prevent downtime with PrintSecure. Use Print Touch with near field communication (NFC) to pair and print or access how-to videos.

  • Includes All the Right Features

    The ZD421 offers the advanced features, reliability, flexibility and security that make it stand apart. See status at a glance with the display five LED icons. Choose the ribbon cartridge model for fast and fool-proof ribbon loading, or the disinfectant-ready healthcare models for medical environments. Easily transport the ZD421 with the carrying case and battery.

  • Ready for Tomorrow's Technology

    Technology is constantly and rapidly advancing. Replacing outdated equipment is costly. Be ready for what next with the ZD421 printer that engineered to evolve with a new innovative architecture to power ever-expanding printer capabilities. The ZD421 features a more intuitive user interface, and field-upgradeable connectivity and media handling to grow with your business.

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ZD421 Thermal Transfer and Direct Thermal Printers

Flexible, Advanced Printing

Building on the legacy of Zebra popular GK Series, ZD421 printers add advanced features, forward flexibility and security measures to set you up for years of use. Available in thermal transfer and direct thermal models, it features five LED icons to instantly see what needed to keep your printers up and running, from replenishing media to resolving printer issues. Increased remote management capabilities help you optimise your printers, track and automate supplies replenishment and ensure security.

  • Print Width

    4.09 in./104 mm for 203 dpi

    4.27 in./108 mm for 300 dpi

  • Maximum Print Speed

    6 in./152 mm per second (203 dpi)

    4 in./102 mm per second (300 dpi)

  • Communication Methods

    USB v2.0, USB Host (Standard)

    Bluetooth Low Energy 5* (Standard)

    RS-232 Serial (Field-installable option)

    10/100 Ethernet (Factory- or field-installed option)

    Wireless: 802.11ac with Bluetooth 4.1 (Factory- or field-installed option)

     

    * BLE intended for use with Zebra printer setup mobile app only

  • Print Resolution

    203 dpi/8 dots per mm

    300 dpi/12 dots per mm (Option)

  • Media Sensors

    Full width, movable reflective/black mark sensor;
    Multi-position transmissive/gap sensor

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ZD421 Ribbon Cartridge Printer

Fool-Proof Ribbon Loading

The ZD421 ribbon cartridge model is loaded with features that make it the easiest printer to use in its class. It the only thermal printer to offer a ribbon cartridge that takes just a few seconds to insert with fool-proof, one-way, first-time every-time, instant loading. The smart chip in the ribbon lets you know when the ribbon needs replacing. The ZD421 ribbon cartridge printer includes the forward flexibility, remote management and security measures you need for years of use.

  • Print Width

    4.09 in./104 mm for 203 dpi

    4.27 in./108 mm for 300 dpi

  • Maximum Print Speed

    6 in./152 mm per second (203 dpi)

    4 in./102 mm per second (300 dpi)

  • Communication Methods

    USB v2.0, USB Host (Standard)

    Bluetooth Low Energy 5* (Standard)

    RS-232 Serial (Field-installable option)

    10/100 Ethernet (Factory- or field-installed option)

    Wireless: 802.11ac with Bluetooth 4.1 (Factory- or field-installed option)

     

    * BLE intended for use with Zebra printer setup mobile app only

  • Print Resolution

    203 dpi/8 dots per mm

    300 dpi/12 dots per mm (Option)

  • Media Sensors

    Full width, movable reflective/black mark sensor;
    Multi-position transmissive/gap sensor

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ZD421 Healthcare Thermal Transfer and Direct Thermal Printers

Advanced Healthcare Printing

Zebra ZD421-HC advanced desktop printers are built specifically for healthcare environments. Available in the preferred healthcare white colour, they feature disinfectant-ready plastics, UV-resistant housing and a sealed-button interface that make them easy to sanitise. They include a medical-grade power supply that's IEC 60601-1 compliant. See printer status at a glance with the five LED icons. Use the advanced three-button user interface for added functionality and control. And, enjoy peace-of-mind with Zebra's unmatched printer security to help safeguard your sensitive data, including patient information.

  • Print Width

    4.09 in./104 mm for 203 dpi

    4.27 in./108 mm for 300 dpi

  • Maximum Print Speed

    6 in./152 mm per second (203 dpi)

    4 in./102 mm per second (300 dpi)

  • Communication Methods

    USB v2.0, USB Host (Standard)

    Bluetooth Low Energy 5* (Standard)

    RS-232 Serial (Field-installable option)

    10/100 Ethernet (Factory- or field-installed option)

    Wireless: 802.11ac with Bluetooth 4.1 (Factory- or field-installed option)

     

    * BLE intended for use with Zebra printer setup mobile app only

  • Print Resolution

    203 dpi/8 dots per mm

    300 dpi/12 dots per mm (Option)

  • Media Sensors

    Full width, movable reflective/black mark sensor;
    Multi-position transmissive/gap sensor

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ZD421 Healthcare Ribbon Cartridge Printer

Safe, Easy Printing

Zebra ZD421-HC ribbon cartridge printers are built specifically for healthcare environments and offer groundbreakingly simple ribbon loading. Available in the preferred healthcare white colour, they feature disinfectant-ready plastics, UV-resistant housing and a sealed-button interface that make them easy to sanitise. They include a medical-grade power supply that's IEC 60601-1 compliant. Insert ribbon in a snap with fool-proof, one-way, first-time every-time, instant loading. And, enjoy peace-of-mind with Zebra's unmatched printer security to help safeguard your sensitive data, including patient information.

  • Print Width

    4.09 in./104 mm for 203 dpi

    4.27 in./108 mm for 300 dpi

  • Maximum Print Speed

    6 in./152 mm per second (203 dpi)

    4 in./102 mm per second (300 dpi)

  • Communication Methods

    USB v2.0, USB Host (Standard)

    Bluetooth Low Energy 5* (Standard)

    RS-232 Serial (Field-installable option)

    10/100 Ethernet (Factory- or field-installed option)

    Wireless: 802.11ac with Bluetooth 4.1 (Factory- or field-installed option)

     

    * BLE intended for use with Zebra printer setup mobile app only

     

  • Print Resolution

    203 dpi/8 dots per mm

    300 dpi/12 dots per mm (Option)

  • Media Sensors

    Full width, movable reflective/black mark sensor;
    Multi-position transmissive/gap sensor

Older Models in the Series

Zebra ZD420 Ribbon Cartridge Printer

ZD420 Ribbon Cartridge Printer

Easy-to-Replace Cartridge

In addition to the innovative ribbon cartridge, on-site upgrades and just about every modern wired and wireless connectivity option, the ZD420 also comes with Link-OS. This unique software platform greatly reduces time spent integrating, managing and troubleshooting all of your printers — making your thermal printers more cost-effective than ever.

  • Print Width

    4.09 in./ 104 mm

  • Maximum Print Speed

    6 in./152 mm per second (203 dpi)

    4 in./102 mm per second (300 dpi)

  • Communication Methods

    USB v2.0, USB Host (Standard)

    RS-232 Serial (Option)

    10/100 Ethernet (Option)

    Wireless: 802.11ac with Bluetooth 4.1 (Factory-installed option)

     

  • Print Resolution

    203 dpi/8 dots per mm

    300 dpi/12 dots per mm (optional)

  • Media Sensors

    Full width, movable reflective/black mark sensor;
    Multi-position transmissive/gap sensor

Zebra ZD420 Healthcare Ribbon Cartridge Printer

ZD420 Healthcare Ribbon Cartridge Printer

Foolproof Loading For Healthcare

The ZD420 is also available as a healthcare model. The ZD420 Healthcare comes with all the features included with the standard ZD420, plus disinfectant-ready plastics and a sealed button interface that make it easy to clean and disinfect. And, the power supply is IEC 60601-1 compliant for use in healthcare facilities.

  • Print Width

    4.09 in./104 mm

  • Maximum Print Speed

    6 in./152 mm per second (203 dpi)

    4 in./102 mm per second (300 dpi)

  • Communication Methods

    USB v2.0, USB Host (Standard)

    RS-232 Serial (Option)

    10/100 Ethernet (Option)

    Wireless: 802.11ac with Bluetooth 4.1 (Factory-installed option)

  • Print Resolution

    203 dpi/8 dots per mm

    300 dpi/12 dots per mm (optional)

  • Media Sensors

    Full width, movable reflective/black mark sensor;
    Multi-position transmissive/gap sensor

ZD420 Desktop Thermal Transfer Printer

ZD420 Thermal Transfer and Direct Thermal Printers

Ease Of Use, Flexiblity And Management In Printing

Faster, higher-quality printing keeps your business moving. You get an intuitive interface and wireless connections typically found in higher end models. Plus field-installable connectivity and media handling options allow you to purchase what you need today, yet easily add new features on site to meet tomorrow needs.

  • Print Width

    4.09 in./104 mm for 203 dpi

    4.27 in./108 mm for 300 dpi

  • Maximum Print Speed

    6 in./152 mm per second (203 dpi)

    4 in./102 mm per second (300 dpi)

     

  • Communication Methods

    USB v2.0, USB Host (Standard)

    Bluetooth Low Energy (Standard on network-connected models)

    RS-232 Serial (Option)

    10/100 Ethernet (Option)

    Wireless: 802.11ac with Bluetooth 4.1 (Factory-installed option)

  • Print Resolution

    203 dpi/8 dots per mm

    300 dpi/12 dots per mm (optional)

  • Media Sensors

    Full width, movable reflective/black mark sensor;
    Multi-position transmissive/gap sensor

ZD420 Healthcare Direct Thermal and Thermal Transfer Printers

ZD420 Healthcare Thermal Transfer and Direct Thermal Printers

Ease Of Use, Flexiblity And Management For Healthcare

ZD420-HC printers deliver features and functionality that take deployment and management simplicity, ease-of-use and application flexibility to a new level. Available in both direct thermal and thermal transfer models, the ZD420-HC is designed specifically for healthcare with disinfectant-ready plastics, a sealed button interface and a healthcare-compliant power supply. The ZD420-HC brings reliability and accuracy for critical healthcare environments.

  • Print Width

    4.09 in./104 mm for 203 dpi

    4.27 in./108 mm for 300 dpi

  • Maximum Print Speed

    6 in./152 mm per second (203 dpi)

    4 in./102 mm per second (300 dpi)

     

  • Communication Methods

    USB v2.0, USB Host (Standard)

    Bluetooth Low Energy (Standard on network connected models)

    RS-232 Serial (Option)

    10/100 Ethernet (Option)

    Wireless: 802.11ac with Bluetooth 4.1 (Factory installed option)

  • Print Resolution

    203 dpi/8 dots per mm

    300 dpi/12 dots per mm (optional)

  • Media Sensors

    Full width, movable reflective/black mark sensor;
    Multi-position transmissive/gap sensor

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  • Print DNA Software

    Experience better performance, simplified remote manageability and easier integration for Link-OS printers.

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    Designed, produced and rigorously pretested, Zebra Certified Supplies ensure consistent and optimised performance.

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    Our services can help you maximise the productivity of your printer products.

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