Advanced, Affordable and Flexible

Keep your critical operations running efficiently with Zebra’s durable ZT400 Series printers, designed for years of performance in a wide array of applications.

The ZT400 Series builds on the field-proven reliability of the Z Series™ with advancements in print speed, print quality and connectivity options. Designed for ease of use, the ZT400 Series printers offer an intuitive iconbased LCD graphical user interface and easy supplies loading. And, they include standard USB, Serial, Ethernet and Bluetooth® capabilities. Expanded RFID capacities deliver greater tracking abilities, deeper visibility and enterprise insights.

The ZT400 Series is offered in both 4” and 6” models and comes standard with an extensive set of advanced features that ensure your printer investment will always meet your needs, now and in the future. Constructed using an all-metal frame and bi-fold door, this printer is designed to fit well in spaceconstrained environments.

Featuring Zebra’s Link-OS® environment — an innovative operating system combining a powerful Multiplatform Software Development Kit (SDK) and software applications—ZT400 Series printers are easy to integrate, manage and maintain from any location around the globe.

Ideal for These Applications

Manufacturing : work-in-process, product ID/serial numbers, packaging labels, receiving/putaway labeling

Transportation & Logistics : order picking/packing, shipping/ receiving, cross-docking, compliance labeling

Retail : distribution centers, back-of-store operations

Healthcare : laboratory labels, blood-bank labels, asset tracking, pharmacy labeling

About The ZT400 Series

Engineered to Meet your Current and Future Business Needs

Building on the ZM Series’ proven reputation for reliability, the ZT400 Series delivers advancements in print speed, connectivity options, and management and support tools. Increased processing power and user memory, along with an open architecture, allow these printers to advance with technology. End-user-installable media handling options empower you to customize your printer to match your needs—both now and in the future.

Designed to Deliver Ease of Integration, Operation and Management

Dynamic QR codes for “on-demand,” web-based support help users resolve printer errors quickly. The lighted and color-coded, side-loading supplies paths facilitate simple installation of media and ribbon and the tool-less print head and platen roller replacement keeps operations running. Zebra’s Link-OS environment delivers enhanced capabilities for monitoring, managing and maintaining ZT Series printers from any location.

Application Flexibility

Standard USB, Serial, Ethernet and Bluetooth connectivity options — as well as two open media slots — allow users to utilize non-standard connectivity options (Parallel, Zigbee, etc.), design failover connections and provide for future protocols. End user installable media handling options allow you to customize your printer to match your current and future business needs.


Standard Features

Printer Specification

Resolution203 dpi/8 dots per mm
300 dpi/12 dots per mm (optional)
600 dpi/24 dots per mm (optional for ZT410 only)
Memory 256 MB SDRAM memory
512 MB on-board linear Flash memory
Maximum Print Width4.09"/104 mm (ZT410)
6.6"/168 mm (ZT420)
Maximum Print Speed14 ips/356 mm per second (ZT410)
12 ips/305 mm per second (ZT420)
Media SensorsDual media sensors: transmissive and reflective
Media CharacteristicsMedia web width (label and liner):

ZT410 : 1.00"/25.4 mm to 4.5"/114 mm tear/cutter , 1.00"/25.4 mm to 4.25"/108 mm peel/rewind

ZT420 : 2.00"/51 mm to 7.0"/178 mm tear/cutter , 2.00”/51 mm to 6.75”/171 mm peel/rewind

Maximum non-continuous label length : 39"/991 mm
Print Length

ZT410 : 203 dpi: 157”/3988 mm / 300 dpi: 73”/1854 mm / 600 dpi: 39”/991 mm

ZT420 : 203 dpi: 102”/2591 mm / 300 dpi: 45”/1143 mm

Maximum Media Roll Size8.0"/203 mm O.D. on a 3"/76 mm I.D. core
Media Thickness0.0023"/0.058 mm to 0.010"/0.25 mm
Media TypesContinuous, die-cut, notch, black-mark
Ribbon characteristics(Thermal-transfer option only)
Outside diameter450 m: 3.2”/81.3 mm O.D. on a 1.0"/25.4 mm I.D.
Standard length1476’/450 m
WidthZT410 - 2.00"/51 mm to 4.33"/110 mm
ZT420 - 2.00"/51 mm to 6.85"/174 mm
Ribbon SetupRibbon wound ink-side out; ribbon wound ink-side in can be used with the optional ribbon spindle

Operating Characteristics

Operating Environment Thermal transfer: 40º to 104ºF/5º to 40ºC
Thermal direct: 32º to 104ºF/0º to 40ºC
20% to 85% non-condensing R.H.
Storage/Transportation Environment -40º to 140ºF/-40º to 60ºC
5% to 85% non-condensing R.H.

Physical Characteristics

ZT410 closed ZT420 closed
Width10.6”/269 mm13.25”/336.55 mm
Height12.75”/324 mm12.75”/324 mm
Depth19.50”/495 mm19.50”/495 mm
Weight:36 lb./16.33 Kg40 lb./18.14 Kg