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Zebra GK420d Healthcare - USB, RS-232 and Parallel Interfaces

Zebra GK420d Healthcare Direct Thermal Desktop Label Printer

Providing cutting edge speed, patient safety and ensuring compliance with the latest standards has just gotten much easier with Zebra’s GK420 Healthcare printers. Part of Zebra’s healthcare product line, the GK420 Healthcare desktop printers are specifically constructed for the medical environment, being composed of industrial strength materials designed to withstand prolonged use of hard disinfectants over the course of the printers lifetime.

The GK420 series of healthcare printers are ideally suited but not limited to the following applications: Medication identification, Sample processing and Slide Labelling, Tissue identification and implant tracking, Blood bank labelling, Medical records labelling and many more.


GK420D HC Overview


Highly Extendable

Available in both direct thermal and thermal transfer models, GK420 Healthcare printers can accommodate a broad range of applications in a healthcare setting. With advanced connectivity options included as standard such as Serial/USB/Parallel communications as well as optional USB/ Ethernet models available, the GK420 can readily transform itself into a fully networked system. With native ZPL® and EPL™ programming language functionality built in, you can be assured all GK420 Healthcare printers can readily integrate into your existing line-up.

Packed with Performance

With a maximum a printable width of 4.09” and a print speed of 5” per second, as well as a maximum roll outer diameter of 5”, the GK420 series of desktop label printers are more than equipped to handle the trials and tribulations of the day to day work environment. The printer also supports roll fed, die-cut or continuous direct thermal labels with or without a black line, tag stock, continuous receipt paper and wristbands.

Warranty Information and Support

This printer comes with a manufacturer’s 1 year warranty which includes protection against any defects in workmanship materials. If you would like an extended warranty, Zebra offers OneCare, a complete support solution which includes technical support, and full coverage against product breakages helping to eliminate downtime and keep your business operations running smoothly.

If you have questions, then don’t hesitate to contact our friendly sales team on 01536 414 222 or send us an email at: and we will be more than happy to help.

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Dimensions (L x W x H)210mm x 171mm x 152mm
ElectricalPFC Compliant, ENERGY STAR qualified, IEC 60601-1 Certified
InterfacesRS-232, USB, Parallel, Ethernet (Optional - Replaces Serial and Parallel ports)
Maximum Media Roll Size5" / 127mm OD
Media SensorsFixed reflective and transmissive sensors
Media TypesRoll-fed or fan-fed, die-cut or continuous direct thermal labels with or without black line, tag stock, continuous receipt paper, wristbands
Print Length39" / 991mm
Print methodsDirect Thermal (GK420d) or Thermal Transfer (GK420t)
Print Speed5" / 127mm per second
Print Width4.09" / 104mm
Programming LanguageEPL and ZPL
Resolution (dpi)203
Ribbon Inner Diameter0.5" / 12.7mm
Ribbon Length244" / 74M
Ribbon Outside Diameter1.36" / 35mm
Ribbon Width1.33" / 33.8mm to 4.3" / 109.2mm
Barcode SymbologiesAll standard symbologies