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Zebra ZD421

Application flexibility and low total cost of ownership (TCO)

The Zebra ZD421 4-inch desktop printer offers simplicity in printing with intuitive features, application flexibility, and remote manageability.

Zebra ZD420 is an easy-to-use, high-performance, intuitive desktop printer

The Zebra ZD421 is an easy-to-use, high-performance, intuitive desktop printer. With easy-to-use technology, this printing device is extremely easy to manage. The ZD421 is designed with the Link-OS® operating system, providing easy management of all printers from a single location.

Built with a USB host port, the Zebra ZD421 can connect to external devices such as keyboards and scanners. 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. The ZD421 also allows you to print with any Windows®, Android™ or IOS device.

The ZD421 is a durable desktop printer, able to operate in temperatures from 40 degrees F to 105 degrees F. The Zebra ZD421 is built with a battery that provides power to support a full shift of printing at maximum speed. With the option to remove the desktop battery, the ZD421 can be transported on a cart throughout the work environment to increase productivity and task accuracy. Also available in a healthcare model, the ZD421 can be ready for disinfectant and is equipped with UV-resistant plastics.

The ENERGY STAR® qualified Zebra ZD421 is designed with technology that makes for an exceptionally simple and easy to manage desktop printer. This printer is ideal for various locations due to its flexibility, high-resolution printing, and cordless battery option. The ZD421 is a great option for government environments, retail, healthcare, transportation and logistics, and light manufacturing work centers.

  • Thermal transfer or direct thermal printing
  • 203 dpi resolution (300 dpi option)
  • Maximum print width:
    • 4.09” for 203 dpi
    • 4.27” for 300 dpi
  • Maximum print speed:
    • 6” per second for 203 dpi
    • 4” per second for 300 dpi
  • Operating temperature 40° degrees F to 105° degrees F
  • Battery provides power to support a full shift of printing at maximum print speed; supports all media handling options
  • Attached power supply accessory for cord-free installation
  • ZPL and EPL programming languages
  • 5 status icon, 3 button user interface
  • USB 2.0, USB Host
  • Optional Ethernet or serial and a dual wireless radio offers latest wireless options
  • Dual-wall frame construction
  • ENERGY STAR® qualified
  • Print Touch – pair and print from compatible mobile devices
  • Link-OS® operating system
  • Optional Printer Profile Manager Enterprise
  • Zebra Print DNA
  • Available in a healthcare model – ready for disinfectant, with UV-resistant plastics


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