Zebra 220xi4 Industrial Barcode Printers, Label Printing Software

220XI4 Industrial Printer

220XI4 Industrial Printer

220XI4 Industrial Printer

Designed for fast printing of chemical drum and other wide-label applications, count on high-performance when you trust the rugged reliability of this thermal label printer.


The Zebra 220Xi4 barcode printers improve productivity by working non-stop in high-volume industrial settings where rugged reliability is required.

Designed to withstand harsh conditions and extreme temperatures, the Zebra 220Xi4 printers are completely housed in metal and steel to survive the wear and tear found in most manufacturing and logistics environments. In addition, their operating mechanisms are tightly enclosed so that damaging dust and dirt can’t get it. These features guarantee that your investment will last for years to come.

With top print speeds of up to 14” per second, these durable printers are also super-fast. So, not only will you get a barcode printer that thrives in your plant or warehouse, you’ll enjoy increased efficiency that comes from a printer that keeps pace with demand.


Print speeds up to 14”/356 mm per second (110Xi4™ and 140Xi4™) for increased batch and print/apply productivity

LCD content and navigation customizable to user needs

Large, easy-to-use LCD screen simplifies setup

Flexible connectivity including simultaneous parallel/Ethernet

Advanced ribbon- and media-low LCD/e-mail alerts

On-board diagnostic tools and adjustments to ensure optimum print quality

RFID Ready (110Xi4) now standard


Printer Name


Standard Features

• Print methods: 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—printer calibrates when printer is turned on or when printhead is closed using approximately two labels
• Early warning systems—provide low label, low ribbon and clean printhead alerts via the front panel and ZebraLink alerts
• New full-function front panel and large, multilingual, back-lit LCD display—with user-programmable password protection
• Clear media side door—easy monitoring of supplies usage without opening the printer systems
• 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™)

Operating Characteristics


• Operating Temperature: 40° F/5° C to 105° F/40° C (Thermal Transfer) 32° F/0° C to 105° F/40° C (Direct Thermal)
• Storage/Transport Environ.: -40° F/-40° C to 140° F/60° C
• Operating Humidity: 20-85% non-condensing
• Storage Humidity: 5-85% non-condensing


• Universal power supply with power-factor correction 90-264 VAC; 48-62 Hz
• Serial RS-232 and bi-directional parallel ports— with auto detect
• USB 2.0 port
• ENERGY STAR qualified (140Xi4, 170Xi4, 220Xi4)

Agency Approvals

• IEC 60950-1, EN 55022 Class B, EN 55024, EN 61000-3-2, EN 61000-3-3

Media Characteristics


• Max. Roll Size: 8”/203 mm O.D. on a 3”/76 mm I.D. core
• Thickness (label & liner): .003”/.076 mm to .012”/.305 mm
• Media Types: Continuous fanfold, die-cut or black mark
• For optimum print quality and printer performance, use genuine Zebra supplies


• Ribbon is recommended to be at least as wide as media
• Max. Roll Size: 3.2”/81.3 mm O.D. on a 1”/25.4 mm I.D. core
• Standard Lengths: 1,476’/450 m or 984’/300 m; provides 3:1 & 2:1 media roll to ribbon ratios
• Ribbon Setup: Ribbon wound ink side out

ZebraLink Solutions


• ZebraDesigner™ Pro
• ZebraDesigner
• ZebraDesigner for XML
• ZebraNet™ Utilities v 7.0
• ZebraNet Bridge Enterprise
• Zebra Enterprise Connector


• ZebraNet Wireless Plus Print Server
• ZebraNet 10/100 Print Server


• ZPL® or ZPL II® programming language— selectable through software or front panel
• XML-Enabled printing—direct-connect integration for barcode label printing; eliminates license fees and print server hardware and lowers customization and programming costs
• ZBI 2.1™—allows printers to run applications, prompt users through control-panel commands and use files stored on the printer as a data source


Fonts and Character Sets

• Unicode™-compliant Global Printing
• Bitmap fonts A through H and GS symbols are expandable up to 10 times; height and width independent
• Smooth, scalable font Ø (CG Triumvirate™ Bold Condensed) is expandable dot-by-dot; height and width independent
• IBM® Code Page 850 International Characters
• Contains UFST® from Montotype Imaging, Inc.
• 61 MB user available non-volatile memory storage for downloadable objects
• 12 MB user-available SDRAM

Graphic Features

Supports user-defined fonts and graphics— including custom logos

Barcode Symbologies

• Linear Barcodes: Code 11, Code 39, Code 93, Code 128 with subsets A/B/C and UCC Case C Codes, ISBT-128, UPC-A, UPC-E, EAN-8, EAN-13, UPC and EAN 2 or 5 digit extensions, Plessey, Postnet, Standard 2-of-5, Industrial 2-of-5, Interleaved 2-of-5, Logmars, MSI, Codabar, Planet Code
• 2-Dimensional: Codablock, PDF417, Code 49, Data Matrix, MaxiCode, QR Code, MicroPDF417, TLC 39, GS1 DataBar (RSS), Aztec

Options and Accessories

• Rewind
• Cutter and catch tray
• Bi-fold media door with clear panel
• Media supply spindle for 3”/76 mm core or 40 mm core
• Applicator interface
• Scalable and international fonts


For optimal printing quality and proper printer performance across our product line, Zebra strongly recommends the use of genuine Zebra supplies as part of the total solution. Specifically, the Xi4 printer is designed to work only with genuine Zebra printheads, thus maximizing safety and print quality.

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