Zebra ZD420t replacement for the GK420t

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Zebra ZD420t replacement for the GK420t

$950.00 (excl. GST)

Zebra have replaced their famous GK series with the newer Zebra ZD series.

Just as reliable, but…

  • faster, and
  • more printer memory!

Plus it has a movable sensor… for those tricky labels 🙂

2 in stock

SKU: ZD420-42-T0PE00EZ Category:



  • EASY TO USE practically no training needed
  • FLEXIBILITY easy to deploy, operate & maintain
  • RELIABILITY quality performance for years of operation

Compared with other printer models, the ZD420 series offers better performace, simple remote maneagablilty, and seamless integration.


  • SUPERIOR PRINTING with Zebra Print DNA Software Suite
  • GUARANTEED EFFICIENCY having a smart dual-ribbon handling (74m or 300m)
  • COMPETITIVE printer with its backward compatibility feature
  • BACKED by Zebra’s trusted global network of support

ZD420 is the replacement model to the GK Series (GK420 + GT800)

ZD420t GK420
Resolution 8 dots/mm (203 DPI)
Printing Method Direct Thermal + Thermal Transfer
Max. Print Speed 152mm (6”/second) 127mm (5″/second)
Memory 512 MB Flash;
4 MB Flash;
Sensor (Gap + Black Mark) Movable Fixed
Max. Print Width 104 mm (4.09″)
Label Roll Capacity 127 mm (5″) OD
Label Core Diameter 12.7 ~ 25.4 ~ 38 mm (0.5″ ~ 1″ ~ 1.5″)
Warranty Printer: 2 years
  • Free Windows® drivers and Zebra Designer label design software (available via download)
  • ENERGY STAR® qualified

Zebra ZD420 Specs (download datasheet)

Take your barcode, text, and graphic thermal transfer printing to the next level with Zebra ZD420­—an upgrade from Zebra GK Series. But an upgrade does not have to be challenging and complicated. Zebra ZD420 offers easy, flexible, and advanced management features that are built to support your business on its way to success.

The ZD420 printer has a maximum print of 6 “per second. It also allows multiple connectivity including USB, Ethernet, and Bluetooth. This printer utilizes ZPL II and EPL2 language programming to simplify label formatting and compatibility with your business’s existing systems.


The Zebra ZD420 has an OpenACCESS TM design that enables users to load the media effortlessly. On top of that, ZD420 provides seamless integration and configuration of external networks and/or devices to upgrade your firmware. Once printer is connected to a device system, Zebra Link OS allows you to control and troubleshoot your networked printers remotely— saving you the time and effort.


ZD420 is compatible with your existing label formats and applications. It can also use languages that are usually utilized by printers of other brands. ZD420 gives you multiple connectivity options, ranging from wired (USB, USB host) to wireless (Wi-Fi 802.11ac and Bluetooth 4.1). What’s more is that ZD420 has a movable sensor that enables users to use just about any media supplied by existing or future manufacturers.


With Zebra’s Print DNA, ZD420 provides exceptional printing experience. The simplified printer configuration assures users that data and connection is protected and secured. Additionally, ZD420 is equipped with an intelligent dual-ribbon feature that accepts either 244 ft (7m) or 984 ft (300m) ribbon. This large ribbon capacity could help businesses minimize workflow disruptions and save costs.


Manufacturing and Warehouse Label Printer

  • Barcode
  • Inventory Management
  • Work-in-Progress
  • Product Label
  • Asset Management

Transport and Logistics

  • Shipping
  • Logistics
  • Courier Labels
  • Carton Label
  • GS1 SSCC Labels

Retail Marking Label Printer

  • Price Labels
  • Shelf Labels
  • Receipts
  • Return Tags
  • Information Label Printer

Healthcare Label Printer

  • Laboratory Labels
  • Patient Record Labels
  • Patient ID Labels
  • Prescriptions Labels

Government and Other Services Label Printer

  • Record Labels
  • Ticketing Labels
  • Purchase Transactions Label Printing


Our Zebra Printers come with a FREE copy of Zebra Designer Essentials label design software for use on windows printers.

Quickly and Easily Create Professional-looking Labels with Zebra Designer Software.

Easily design labels — from simple to complex — with Zebra Designer software. Featuring a Windows®-based interface, it is intuitive and simple to use. Whether you’re creating labels with basic text or intricate components, such as RFID or fixed or variable data, Zebra offers the right Zebra Designer software solution to help you do it with ease.

Use Zebra’s complimentary Zebra Designer Essentials version for basic label design features.

Or select Zebra Designer Professional, which requires purchase of a one-time activation license key, for a more robust toolset to create complex label designs. Both versions support Zebra’s latest media offerings, along with improved wristband design and printing. A new user interface allows for simplified, in-window design and editing. And Bluetooth®-connected printers are now supported via the driver installation. Zebra Designer Professional enables database connections, field concatenation, use of formulas and expanded RFID wizards.

Our latest version supports new drivers* and is backwards compatible with the previous version so you can continue to use your existing label formats.

*Windows driver v5 supports EPL, ZPL and CPCL; NEW Windows driver v8 supports ZPL for Link-OS® printers.

Not sure where to start? Try our Frequently Asked Questions https://www.accuratelabels.co.nz/about/#faqs


Model Name ZD420t
Model Number ZD42042-T0PE00EZ
Brand Zebra
Manufacturer Zebra Technologies Corporation
MPN ZD42042-T0PE00EZ
UNSPSC Code 43212115