GC420

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Standard Features

  • 32 bit RISC processor
  • Programming languages: EZPL (ZPL, ZPL II and EPL2)
  • Triple connectivity: USB, parallel and serial
  • Print methods: Direct thermal and thermal transfer, printing of barcodes, text and graphics.
  • OpenACCESS™ for easy media and ribbon loading
  • Microsoft® Windows® drivers Printer Specifications Resolution 203 dpi/8 dots per mm

Memory

  • 8 MB Flash, 8 MB SDRAM (standard)

Print width

  • 4.09”/104 mm

Print length

  • 39”/990 mm TUV-R NRTL, TUV-R CB, NOM, KCC, CE, FCC

Print speed

  • 4”/102 mm per second maximum

Media sensors

  • Reflective and transmissive sensors

Media Characteristics

  • Media width 1.00”/25.4 mm to 4.25”/108 mm
  • Media length 0.38”/9.6 mm to 39”/990 mm
  • Maximum media roll size
  • 5”/127 mm O.D. on a 1.00”/25.4 mm,
  • 1.5”/38 mm I.D. core Media thickness 0.003”/0.08 mm to 0.007”/0.18 mm

Media types

  • Roll-fed or fan fold
  • Label stock (die cut or continous, direct thermal or thermal transfer)
  • Tag stock (die cut or continous, direct thermal or thermal transfer)
  • Receipt paper (continous, direct thermal)
  • Wristband stock (direct thermal or thermal transfer)

Ribbon Characteristics

  • Outside diameter 1.34”/34 mm
  • Standard length
  • 244’ (74 m)

Ribbon capacity

  • 1:1 One ribbon per roll of media
  • Width 1.33”/33.8 mm to 4.3”/110 mm Core I.D. 0.5”/12.7 mm

Operating Characteristics

Environmental

  • Operating Temp: 40° F/5° C to 105° F/41° C
  • Storage Temp: -40° F/-40° C to 140° F/60° C
  • Operating Humidity: 10% to 90% non-condensing R.H.
  • Storage Humidity: 5% to 95% non-condensing R.H. Agency Approvals Code, RSS-14 (limited, truncated, stacked).

Communication and Interface Capabilities

  • Centronics® parallel (36 pin) connector ports
  • RS-232 Serial interface
  • USB V1.1 interface, bi-directional Fonts/Graphics/Symbologies
  • 16 resident expandable ZPL fonts
  • One resident scalable ZPL font
  • 5 resident expandable EPL2 fonts
  • Supports user-defined fonts and graphics— including custom logos

Bar Code Symbologies

  • Bar Code Ratios: 2:1 (non-rotated) and 3:1
  • Linear Bar Codes: Code 11, Code 39, Code 93, Code 128A, B & C (User selectable/Auto)
  • UCC/ EAN-128
  • Code 128
  • UPC-A
  • UPC-E
  • EAN-8
  • EAN-13
  • EAN-14
  • UPC-A and UPC-E with EAN 2 or 5 digit extensions
  • UPC-E with 2 and 5 add on
  • Plessey
  • POSTNET
  • Standard 2 of 5
  • Industrial 2 of 5
  • Interleaved 2 of 5
  • LOGMARS
  • MSI
  • Codabar
  • GS1 DataBar™ (formerly RSS), Postnet (5, 9, 11 & 13 digit)
  • Japanese Postnet
  • Plessey (MSI-1)
  • MSI-3
  • German Post
  • MacroPDF-417)
  • Code 49
  • Maxicode
  • Codablock
  • Data Matrix
  • QR code
  • Aztec

Options and Accessories

  • Dispenser—Label peel and present with label present sensor
  • KDU and KDU Plus™—Keyboard display units for stand-alone printing applications

Electrical Specifications

  • Auto-ranging external power supply with C7 type connector
  • Output: 20 VDC, 3.0A • Input: 100-240 VAC, 50-60 Hz