Zebra 220Xi4 Industrial Printer

Zebra’s built-to-last Xi™ series printers are renowned for their incredible durability, consistently outstanding print quality, fast print speed, long life and unparalleled reliability in demanding applications. These qualities translate into low total cost of ownership — making them a smart investment for organizations with high-volume, mission-critical or specialty labeling applications.

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Standard Features

• Print methods: Thermal transfer or direct thermal
• Full-function front panel and large, multilingual, back-lit LCD display with user-programmable password protection
• Clear media side door allows easy monitoring of supplies usage without opening the printer systems
• 32 bit 133 Mhz RISC processor
• 64 MB on-board linear Flash memory
• 16 MB SDRAM Flash memory
• Internal real-time clock
• Advanced label/media counters
• Dual media sensors — transmissive and reflective, selectable through software or front panel
• Auto calibration 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
• Thin film printhead with E3™ Element Energy™ Equalizer for superior print quality
• Communications: USB 2.0, RS-232 Serial, and bi-directional Parallel port with auto detect
• Internal ZebraNet® 10/100 Print Server (Ethernet)
• ENERY STAR® qualified

Printer Specification
Resolution • 203 dpi/8 dots per mm
• 300 dpi/12 dots per mm
Memory 64 MB Flash; 16 MB RAM
Maximum Print
8.5”/216 mm
Maximum Print
• 10”/254 mm per second (203 dpi)
• 6”/152.4 mm per second (300 dpi)
Media Sensors Transmissive and reflective
Media Characteristics
Media Width 4.25” (108 mm) to 8.8” (224 mm)
Maximum Media
Roll Size
8.0” (203 mm) outside diameter on a 3” (76 mm)
inside diameter core
Thickness 0.003″/0.076 mm to 0.012″/0.305 mm
Media Types Continuous, die-cut gap, black mark, notch or hole
Minimum Non-
Continuous Label
0.25″/6 mm (Rewind mode)
0.5″/13 mm (Peel mode)
0.7″/18 mm (Tear-off mode)
1.5″/38 mm (Cutter mode)
Ribbon Characteristics
Outside Diameter 3.2″/81.3 mm
Standard Length • 1476’/450 M
• 984’/300 M
Width 4.25” (108 mm) to 8.6” (220 mm)
Core I.D. 1.0”/25.4 mm
Operating Characteristics
Environmental Operating Temperature: 40°F to 105°F/5°C to 40°C
• Thermal transfer: 40°F to 105°F/5°C to 40°C
• Direct thermal: 32°F to 105°F/0°C to 40°C
Operating Humidity: 20% to 85% non-condensing
Storage/Transportation Temperature: -40°F to 140°F/
-40°C to 60°C
Storage Humidity: 5% to 85% non-condensing
Electrical 90-264VAC; 48-62Hz
ENERGY STAR qualified
Agency Approvals IEC 60950-1, EN 55022 Class B, EN 55024,
EN 61000-3-2, EN 61000-3-3
Product Markings: cTUVus, CE, FCC-B, ICES-003, VCCI,
C-Tick, NOM, S-Mark(Arg), CCC, GOST-R, BSMI, KCC,
Physical Characteristics

• Height: 15.5” / 393.7 mm
• Width: 15.81” / 401.6 mm
• Depth: 20.38” / 517.5 mm
• Weight: 72 lbs. / 32.7 kg

Software Tools

ZebraLink Solutions

• Zebra Setup Utilities — A Windows application to quickly set up and configure your Zebra printer
• ZebraDesigner™ — Simple Windows WYSIWYG label design application with basic features
• ZebraDesigner Pro — Simple Windows WYSIWYG label design application offering more advanced features for more complex label designs
• ZBI-Developer™ — Programming utility makes it dramatically easier for programmers to create and test complex ZBI 2.0™ programs and distribute them to the printer (standard with ZBI 2.0)
• ZebraNet™ Bridge Enterprise — Centrally manage Zebra printers from a single PC screen anywhere on your global network
• ZebraNet Utilities v7.0 — Provides enhanced printing, conversion and administration capabilities; message management; and more
• Zebra Enterprise Connector — Print labels directly from Oracle’s BI Publisher with the Enterprise Connector and Zebra printers
• ZDesigner Windows Driver — Zebra’s powerful Microsoft certified Windows driver

Web View

• Connect and control Zebra barcode printers using ZPL II via the printer’s web interface using common web browsers.


• Printers equipped with ZebraNet print servers will notify you via any email enabled wired, or wireless device to minimize downtime.


• ZBI 2.0 — Optional powerful programming language that lets printers run stand-alone applications, connect to peripherals, and much more
• ZPL® & ZPL II® — Zebra Programming Language provides sophisticated label formatting and printer control and is compatible with all Zebra printers

Fonts and Graphics

• 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
• Supports user-defined fonts and graphics — including custom logos
• 61 MB user-available non-volatile memory storage for downloadable objects
• 12 MB user-available SDRAM
• Bitmap fonts A through H and GS symbols are
*Contains UFST® from Agfa Monotype Corporation

Options and Accessories

• Clear media side bi-fold door–allows shorter media door opening radius
• Full-width rotary knife cutter and catch tray–operates under software control cutting labels individually or in strips
• Media rewind spindle–rewinds finished roll internally onto 3” (76 mm) core or enables label peel and liner rewind
• Applicator interface – provides status and control signals for applicators and remote control devices
• Media supply spindle for 3” (76mm) core or 40mm core
• Additional fonts