Zebra GC420 Direct Thermal Desktop Printer
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Zebra GC420 Direct Thermal Desktop Printer

QuickFind: 430996 Mfr part code: GC420-200520-000
  • Direct thermal
  • Large 8MB memory with support for large fonts and graphics.
  • Resolution 203 dpi/8 dots per mm
  • 32 bit RISC processor

Product Description

Zebra GC420 Direct Thermal Desktop Printer

Zebra's feature-rich, competitively priced GC420™ desktop printer brings Zebra quality, durability and reliable performance to many low- to medium-volume, direct thermal and thermal transfer printing applications. The GC420 printer's compact, space-saving design contains a powerful 32-bit processor for fast label throughput, and 8 MB Flash memory for increased storage of fonts and graphics. The GC420 supports media widths up to 4.25" for standard desktop applications. It also includes both EPL2™ and powerful ZPL II® programming languages-making it easy to integrate with other Zebra printers. Peeler/dispenser option extends the GC420 printer's versatility to meet an even greater variety of applications.

Ideal for government, healthcare, retail, manufacturing, transportation and logistics industries.

  • 8 MB Flash, 8 MB SDRAM (standard)
  • Resolution 203 dpi/8 dots per mm
  • Direct Thermal
  • 32 bit RISC processor 
  • Programming languages: EZPL (ZPL, ZPL II and EPL2) 
  • Triple connectivity: USB, parallel and serial 
  • Print width 4.09"/104 mm
  • Print speed 4"/102 mm per second maximum
  • Print methods: Direct thermal and thermal transfer, printing of barcodes, text and graphics. 
  • OpenACCESS™ for easy media and ribbon loading 
  • Dispenser-Label peel and present with label present sensor
  • Microsoft® Windows® drivers

Technical Specification

Zebra GC420 Direct Thermal Desktop Printer


Width 20.1 cm
Depth 23.9 cm
Height 17.3 cm
Weight 1.5 kg
Printer Type Label printer - direct thermal - monochrome


Interface Parallel, USB, serial
Barcodes Code 93, Industrial 2 of 5, Code 39, UCC/EAN-128, Code 49, CODABLOCK, GS1 DataBar, QR code, MaxiCode, Aztec code, LOGMARS, EAN/JAN-8, EAN/JAN-13, UPC-A, UPC-E, MicroPDF417, Codabar, Code 11, Interleaved 2 of 5, Postnet, PDF417, MSI-Plessey, Data Matrix, Plessey, MacroPDF417, EAN-14, Code 128B, Code 128C, MSI-3, Code 128A, Standard 2 of 5
Language Simulation ZPL, ZPL II, EPL2, EPL
Print Speed Up to 102 mm/sec - max speed
Connectivity Technology Wired

Expansion / Connectivity

Connections 1 x USB ¦ 1 x RS-232 - 9 pin D-Sub (DB-9) ¦ 1 x parallel

Media Handling

Media Feeder(s) 1 x manual - 1 roll
Media Type Labels, fanfold paper, tag stock
Max Media Size Roll (10.8cm)
Min Media Size (Custom) 25 mm
Max Media Size (Custom) 991 mm
Max Printing Width 104 mm
Max Printing Length 991 mm
Media Thickness Range 0.08 mm - 0.18 mm
Roll Maximum Outer Diameter 127 mm
Roll Core Diameter 25.4 mm, 38 mm
Media Feeders 1 x manual - 1 roll


RAM Installed ( Max ) 8 MB
RAM Installed (Max) 8 MB
Technology / Form Factor SDRAM

Flash Memory

Flash Memory 8 MB


Compatible with Windows 7 "Compatible with Windows 7" software and devices carry Microsoft’s assurance that these products have passed tests for compatibility and reliability with 32-bit and 64-bit Windows 7.
Compliant Standards FCC Class B certified, TUV, NOM, KCC


Voltage Required AC 120/230 V
Frequency Required 50 - 60 Hz

Environmental Parameters

Min Operating Temperature 5 °C
Max Operating Temperature 41 °C
Humidity Range Operating 10 - 90% (non-condensing)

Dimensions & Weight

Width 20.1 cm
Depth 23.9 cm
Height 17.3 cm
Weight 1.5 kg

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