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ZT220 Industrial Printer

ZT220 Industrial Printer

ZT220 Industrial Printer

Zebra incorporated extensive customer feedback, as well as the legacy of our industry leading Stripe and S4M printers, to create the new ZT200 Series family of printers with elegant space-saving design, effortless setup, intuitive user operation, and ease of service and maintenance.

With uncomplicated features, the printer is ideal for barcode labeling applications where printer settings and formatting are not changed frequently. These might include light industrial and commercial environments such as:

bullet_ball_glass_blue  Manufacturing, where the printer can be used for packaging labels, product ID labels, serial labels, work-in-process, receiving, and put-away labels

bullet_ball_glass_blue Healthcare, where common uses include unit-of-use labeling, specimen labels, orders, and asset tracking

bullet_ball_glass_blue  Government agencies, which use the Zebra ZT220 for warehousing, asset tracking, and logistics

bullet_ball_glass_blue Retail applications including shelf labels, item tags, returns, and shipping

bullet_ball_glass_blue Transportation and logistics uses like cross-docking, compliance labeling, receiving, shipping, order picking and packing

Advanced features at a value price
Unlike most competing printers at this price point, the Zebra ZT220 also offers advanced features typically only seen in more expensive models:

bullet_ball_glass_blue  Backward compatibility makes it quick and easy to get new printers up and running

bullet_ball_glass_blue  Multiple connectivity options include parallel, 10/100 Ethernet, and 802.11 a/b/g/n wireless

bullet_ball_glass_blue  Fine-tuned adjustments allow for greater print precision

bullet_ball_glass_blue  Even on narrow media, text and barcodes appear crisp and clean

bullet_ball_glass_blue  Energy Star compliance saves on electricity costs


Designed specifically for customers based on extensive research about their printing requirements, the Zebra ZT220 printers are packed with features typically found inindustrial barcode printers.

First, Zebra built a rugged, all-metal case that withstands wear and tear. Then they offered models that fit a wide variety of applications. Choose from direct thermal or thermal transfer print modes and 203 or 300 dpi print resolutions. Common connectivity options such as serial, parallel, and USB enable the printing of labels up to 6 inches per second, while some models accelerate transmission by integrating 10/100 Ethernet and/or wireless 802. 11a/b/g/n communications.

A small footprint and streamlined design enables easy integration into any environment, including manufacturing plants, warehouses, healthcare facilities, and retailers. So, valuable real estate isn’t wasted on a huge printer that’s inconveniently placed.


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

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

Healthcare: orders, specimen labels, asset-tracking, unit-of-use labeling

Retail: shelf-labeling, shipping, returns, item tags

Government: asset-tracking, logistics labeling, warehousing


Printer Name

ZT210 (not available in all Regions)

Standard Features

• Print methods: direct-thermal or thermaltransfer (optional)
• Construction: metal frame 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


• 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

Media Sensors

Transmissive and reflective sensors

Media Characteristics

• Maximum label and liner width: 4.5”/114 mm
• Maximum non-continuous label length: 39”/991 mm

Media Width

0.75”/19.4 mm to 4.50”/114 mm

Print Length

• 203dpi: 157”/3,988 mm
• 300dpi: 73”/1,854 mm

Maximum Media Roll Size

• 8.0”/203 mm O.D on a 3.0”/76 mm I.D. core
• 6.0”/152 mm O.D. on a 1.0”/25 mm I.D. core

Media Thickness

0.003”/0.076 mm to 0.010”/0.25 mm

Media Types

Continuous, die-cut, notch, black mark

Ribbon characteristics

(Thermal-transfer option only)

Outside diameter

3.2”/81.3 mm on a 1.0”/25 mm I.D. core (ZT230)

Standard length

300 m/984’ (ZT220) or 450 m/1,476’ (ZT230)


• 2:1 media-roll-to-ribbon ratio for ZT220
• 3:1 media-roll-to-ribbon ratio for ZT230


1.57”/40 mm to 4.33”/110 mm

Ribbon Setup

Ribbon wound ink-side out, core to core

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 Environment:-40° F/-40° C to 140° F/60° C
• Operating humidity: 20% to 85% non-condensing
• Storage humidity: 5% to 85% non-condensing


• Universal auto-ranging (PFC-compliant) power supply 100-240 VAC; 47-63 Hz
• ENERGY STAR qualified

Agency Approvals

• IEC 60950, EN 55022 Class B, EN 55024, EN 61000-3-2, EN 61000-3-3
• ZT210: CCC ZT220: cTUVus, CE, FCC, ICES-003, VCCI, C-Tick, NOM, Gost-R, BSMI, S-Mark (Argentina), KC, CCC, UkrSepro, SII, SABS ZT230: cTUVus, CE, FCC, ICES-003, VCCI, C-Tick, NOM, Gost-R, BSMI, S-Mark (Argentina), KC, CCC, UkrSepro, SII, SABS

Physical Characteristics

ZT220 closed ZT230 closed
Width: 9.4”/239 mm 9.5”/242 mm
Height: 11”/280 mm 10.9”/277 mm
Depth: 17”/432 mm 17”/432 mm
Weight: 17 lbs/7.8 kg 20 lbs/9.1 kg

Options and Accessories

Media Handling

• Peel – a front-mount, passive-peel with no take-up spindle
• Peel – a front-mount, passive-peel with liner take-up spindle (factory-fit only)
• Cutter – a front-mount guillotine cutter

Real Time Clock (RTC)

• Real Time Clock • Date/time for standalone applications

Keyboard Display Unit

Supports KDU Plus™ and ZKDU: Enter variable data and retrieve stored forms for standalone applications


• ZebraNet® a/b/g/n Print Server (internal)
• ZebraNet® 10/100 Print Server (internal or external)
• Centronics® Parallel port (internal)

Link-OS Solutions

Software Tools

Document Design: Quickly design a customized print solution using your business data and Zebra’s intuitive, plug-and-print design tools.
Device Integration: Zebra offers apps and products designed to help you integrate Zebra devices into your existing systems.
Device Management: Manage your print operations locally and globally with Zebra’s suite of device management tools.
Developer Tools: Provides you the tools you need to create your own apps, including documentation, source code, programming languages, templates and more.


• Zebra Global Printing Solution
• EPL™=
• Web View & Alert
• ZBI 2.0 (optional)

Barcode Symbologies

Linear barcodes: Code 11, Code 39, Code 93, Code 128 with subsets A/B/C and UCC Case Codes, ISBT-128, UPC-A, UPC-E, EAN-8, EAN-13, UPC and EAN with 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: Aztec, Codablock, PDF417, Code 49, Data Matrix, MaxiCode, QR Code, MicroPDF417, TLC 39, RSS-14 (and composite)

Fonts and Graphics

• 7 bitmapped, 1 smooth-scalable (CG Triumvirate™ Bold Condensed). Contains UFST® from Agfa Monotype
• Pre-loaded Unicode™-compliant scalable fonts for EMEA character sets
• International character sets supporting the following code page: IBM® Code Page 850
• Supports user-defined fonts and graphics, including custom logos
• ZPL II drawing commands including boxes and lines
• 58 MB user available non-volatile memory storage for downloadable objects
• 4 MB user-available SDRAM
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