New Zebra Printers Are Turning Heads

Timmy Thermal TMNew Zebra printers and what they have replaced.
by Timmy Thermal

Well, Zebra has been busy recently by adding 9 new printers. Zebra has been known for their thermal label printers for many years by offering the newest technologies.

To help you keep up-to-date I thought I would put together this quick little handy rundown of the new printers and which models they have replaced.

Here is the list:zebra 220xi4

Zebra ZT220™/ZT230™ replaced the Zebra S4M™
Zebra ZT410™ replaced the Zebra ZM400™
Zebra ZT420™ replaced the Zebra ZM600™
Zebra 105SL+™ replaced the Zebra 105SL™
Zebra 110Xi4™ replaced the Zebra 110XiIII+™
Zebra 140Xi4™ replaced the Zebra 140XiIII+™
Zebra 170Xi4™ replaced the Zebra 170XiIII+™
Zebra 220Xi4™ replaced the Zebra 220XiIII+™

Standard features for Zebra’s new printers:


Zebra ZT220™/ZT230™ Series:

  • Direct-thermal or thermaltransfer (optional)
  • Metal frame construction with choice of metal (ZT230™) or plastic (ZT220™) media cover
  • Bi-fold media door with large clear window
  • Side-loading supplies path for simplified media and ribbon loading
  • Element Energy Equalizer™ (E3™) for superior print quality
  • Bi-color LEDs for quick printer status
  • Icon-based LCD multilingual graphical user interface and full function keypad (ZT230™)
  • Simple keypad (ZT220™)
  • USB 2.0 and RS-232 Serial ports
  • ENERGY STAR qualified Printer Specifications Resolution
  • 203 dpi/8 dots per mm / 300 dpi/12 dots per mm (optional)
  • 128 MB SDRAM memory / 128 MB on-board linear Flash memory
  • Maximum Print Width 4.09”/104 mm
  • Maximum Print Speed 6”/152 mm per second

Zebra ZT410™/ZT420™ Series:Zebra ZT410

  • Integrated RFID system is user-upgradable in the field
  • Prints and encodes tags with a minimum pitch of 0.6”/16 mm
  • Supports tags compatible with UHF EPC Gen 2 V1.2/ISO 18000-6C
  • Compliant with Global RFID radio to support multinational deployments
  • Automatically eliminate complex RFID placement guidelines with adaptive encoding technology
  • Variable inlay placement supports a range of inlay positions for maximum media flexibility
  • Track performance with RFID job-monitoring tools
  • Support for industry standard multi-vendor chipbased serialization (MCS)
  • Supports block permalocking of user memory compatible with ATA Spec 2000
  • Integrated ThingMagic® RFID reader/encoder
  • Thermal transfer and direct thermal
  • Metal frame construction and bi-fold metal media cover with enlarged clear viewing window
  • Side-loading supplies path for simplified media and ribbon loading
  • Element Energy Equalizer™ (E3™) for superior print quality
  • Communications: USB 2.0, high-speed, RS-232 Serial, 10/100 Ethernet, Bluetooth 2.1, USB Host
  • Back-lit, multiline graphic LCD display with intuitive menu and easy-to-use keypad for quick operation
  • Bi-colored status LEDs for quick printer status
  • ENERGY STAR® qualified Printer Specifications Resolution
  • 203 dpi/8 dots per mm / 300 dpi/12 dots per mm (optional) / 600 dpi/24 dots per mm (optional for ZT410™ only)
  • 256 MB SDRAM memory / 512 MB on-board linear Flash memory
  • Maximum Print Width 4.09″/104 mm (ZT410™) 6.6″/168 mm (ZT420™)
  • Maximum Print Speed 14 ips/356 mm per second (ZT410™) 12 ips/305 mm per second (ZT420™)

Zebra 105SL+ Series:Zebra 105SL Plus

  • Thermal transfer or direct thermal
  • Steel frame construction and cabinet with metal interior components
  • Single-level Element Energy Equalizer™ (E3 ™)for superior print quality
  • Fast 32-bit processing
  • Selectable print speeds up to 8”/second
  • Transmissive media sensor
  • Standard 2-line, 16-character LCD control panel
  • Internal real-time clock • Unicode™ compliant
  • XML-Enabled printing
  • 203 dpi/8 dots per mm / 300 dpi/12 dots per mm (optional)
  • Standard: 6 MB SDRAM; 4 MB Flash / Optional: Up to 256 MB—PCMCIA card or CompactFlash® (CompactFlash not supported with ZebraNet Wireless Plus) 64 MB Flash memory (factory installed)
  • Print Width: 4.09”/104 mm / Print Length with 203 dpi: 106”/2,692 mm (with standard memory) / Print Length with 300 dpi (optional): 65”/1,651 mm (with standard memory)
  • Print Speed 8”/203 mm per second (203/300 dpi)

Zebra Xi4 Series (110Xi4™, 140Xi4™, 170Xi4™, 220Xi4™):zebra 220xi4

  • Thermal transfer or direct thermal
  • 32 bit 133 Mhz RISC processor
  • 64 MB on-board linear Flash memory / 16 MB SDRAM memory
  • Internal real-time clock
  • Advanced label/media counters
  • Auto calibration
  • Early warning systems
  • New full-function front panel and large, multilingual, back-lit LCD display with user-programmable password protection
  • Clear media side door
  • Thin film printhead with Element Energy Equalizer™ (E3 ™) for superior print quality
  • Serial RS-232 and bi-directional parallel ports with auto detect
  • Internal ZebraNet 10/100 Print Server (Ethernet)
  • Dual media sensors—transmissive and reflective, selectable through software or front panel
  • ENERGY STAR® qualified (140Xi4™, 170Xi4™, 220Xi4™)

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