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Zebra ZD421 Barcode Label Printer

Zebra ZD421 - The ZD421 is direct thermal or thermal transfer desktop printer, which can print labels up to 4 inches wide, delivers the features, flexibility, reliability and security customer's need. Zebra's exclusive Print DNA software suite makes it easy to get printers up and running quickly. And PrintSecure makes it easy to shield printers from cyberattacks. Connectivity includes USB and USB Host standard, and optional Ethernet, Serial and dual wireless radio with 802.11ac Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.1 - all available as field-upgradeable options. Operates with ease with the five LED icons to take the guesswork out of printer status, and has a three-button user interface for added functionality and control. The ZD421 is a direct replacement of the legacy GK Series and ZD420 Series, offering more functions and capabilities. Increase printer flexibility and use cases with options and accessories, including 300 dpi, desktop battery and carrying case, peeler, cutter, keyboard display unit, mounting plate, and enclosed power supply.
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Zebra ZD421 Barcode Label Printer Model Overview

The powerful architecture, new and intuitive user interface, and wireless kit that can be upgraded in the field are just a few of the advanced features that set the Zebra ZD421 desktop printer apart. To further simplify daily operations, it features updated media handling designs and a new media guide. Both direct thermal and thermal transfer models of the 4-inch Zebra ZD421 printer are offered.


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. We’re always innovating to deliver the best to help you advance your business and be ready for what’s next. Building on the legacy of Zebra’s popular GK Series, ZD421 printers add even more capabilities and security measures to set you up for years of use.

 

It’s Time to Advance Migrate from G to Z:

The ZD421 builds on the legacy of Zebra’s 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.

 

Simple to Use 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. Ready for Now and What’s Next Get Years of Printing Performance The ZD421 is designed to handle advancing technology. Featuring an innovative architecture, it’s engineered to power future printing. In comparison, it’s 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 what’s 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 you’re using today. It supports both EPL and ZPL printer languages, and can emulate languages normally associated with other printer brands using Zebra’s 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 Zebra’s 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 ZD421’s five LED icons to instantly see what’s 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 Zebra’s optional carrying case1 , 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 ZD421’s 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 that’s 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 Zebra’s 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 Zebra’s PrintSecure, part of Print DNA. Easily configure your printers via secure connections, identify vulnerabilities, block unauthorized access and more.


Zebra’s 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. That’s 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.


Backed by Zebra’s Worldwide Service and Support:

Access repair support services anywhere around the globe through Zebra and its trusted network of more than 10,000 partners. Zebra OneCare™ provides enhanced coverage that exceeds standard warranty. Get increased protection with the ZD421’s standard two year warranty.

 

Specifications Markets and Applications:

Retail • Shelf labels • Price markdowns • Return tags • Asset and inventory labels • Food information labels • Receipts • Pharmacy labels Healthcare • Lab and specimen labels • Prescription labels • Patient ID wristbands • Blood and IV bag labels • Patient record labels • Asset labels Transportation and Logistics • Shipping and receiving labels • Packing slips • Asset labels Light Manufacturing • Agency labels • Product labels • Apparel tags • Work-in-Process (WIP) • Inventory labels • Shipping labels Government • Asset labels • Record labels Services/Hospitality • Service reminder labels • Ticketing