Zebra GT-800 Barcode Printer

Providing enhanced performance and reliability at a competitive price, the GT800™ direct thermal/thermal transfer desktop printer offers a wide range of advanced features to meet a variety of low- to medium-volume printing applications. These include productivity- enhancing features such as a 300 meter ribbon that limits downtime by requiring less-frequent replacement; fast, 127 mm per second print speed; powerful 32-bit processor for fast label throughput; and a large memory for faster processing plus support for more graphics and longer labels.

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Standard Features
  • 300 meter ribbon capacity
  • 32 bit RISC processor
  • Co-resident EPL2 and ZPL II programming languages
  • Triple connectivity: Serial, USB and parallel
  • Print methods: Thermal transfer and direct thermal modes; printing of bar codes, 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″/991 mm
Print Speed 5″/127 mm per second
Media Sensors Reflective and transmissive sensors
Media Characteristics
Media width .75”/19.5 mm to 4.49”/114 mm
Media length 0.25”/6.5 mm to 39”/991 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 continuous, direct thermal or thermal transfer)
Tag stock (die cut or continuous, direct thermal or thermal transfer)
Ribbon Characteristics
Outside diameter 2.6″/66 mm (300 m); 1.34″/34 mm (74 m)
Standard length 984′ (300 m); 242′ (74 m)
Ratio 1:4 One ribbon roll per 4 rolls of media (300 Meter)
1:1 One ribbon roll per roll of media (74 Meter)
Width 1.33″/33.8 mm to 2.4″/58 mm
Core I.D. 300 m ribbon 1.00″/25.4 mm • 74 m ribbon 0.5″/12.7 mm
74 m ribbon 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 TUV-R NRTL, TUV-R CB, NOM, KCC, CE, FCC Class-B
Physical Characteristics
Width: 7.75″/197 mm
Height: 7.25″/184 mm
Depth: 10.75″/273 mm
Weight: 10.98 lbs/5 kg
Networking Options

Ethernet—10/100 internal offered in combination with USB and serial interface (replaces parallel port)

Bar Code Symbologies
Bar Code Ratios 2:1 (non-rotated) and 3:1
Linear Bar Code Codabar, Code 11 (ZPL), Code 128, Code 39, Code 93, Code 93, EAN-13, EAN-8, EAN-14 (ZPL), German Post Code (EPL), Industrial 2-of-5 (ZPL), Interleaved 2-of-5, Japanese Postnet (EPL), ISBT-128 (ZPL), Logmars (ZPL), MSI, Plessey, Postnet, GS1 DataBar (RSS-14), Standard 2-of-5 (ZPL), UCC/EAN-128 (EPL), UPC and EAN 2 or 5 digit extensions (ZPL), UPC-A, UPC-A and UPC-E with EAN 2 or 5 digit extensions, UPC-E, and GS1 Databar (formerly RSS)
2 Dimensional Codablock (ZPL), Code 49 (ZPL), Data Matrix, MaxiCode, QR Code, PDF417, MicroPDF417, Aztec
Communication and Interface Capabilities
Electrical Specifications
  • Auto-ranging external power supply with C7 type connector
  • Output: 20 VDC, 2.5A
  • Input: 100-240 VAC, 50-60 Hz