Zebra ZT400 Series Industrial Printer – ZT411/ZT421

ZT400 offers advanced technology that drives versatility, ease of use and performance to a new level. Available in three print resolutions and two print widths, the ZT400 Series addresses a broad array of applications throughout manufacturing, transportation and logistics, retail and more. See printer status at a glance and manage settings quickly using the large color touch display. Field-installable connectivity, media handling and RFID options let you easily add new features as your needs evolve. And your IT department will find ZT400 printers easy to integrate and manage, thanks to Zebra’s Print DNA suite of applications, utilities and developer tools–all powered by Link-OS®.

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Standard Features

• Print Methods: Thermal transfer and direct thermal printing
• Construction: Metal frame and bi-fold metal media cover with enlarged clear viewing window
• Side-loading supplies path for simplified media and ribbon loading
• Thin film printhead with E3™ Element Energy™ Equalizer for superior print quality
• Communications: USB 2.0, high-speed, RS-232 Serial, 10/100 Ethernet, Bluetooth 4.1, Dual USB Host
• 4.3-inch color touch display with intuitive menu for quick operation and settings management
• Bi-colored status LEDs for quick printer status
• ENERGY STAR qualified
• Zebra Designer Essentials: easy label design tool free at www.zebra.com/zebradesigner

Physical Characteristics
Dimensions (closed) ZT411: 19.5 in. L x 10.6 in. W x 12.75 in. H / 495 mm L x 269 mm W x 324 mm H
ZT421: 19.5 in. L x 13.25 in. W x 12.75 H / 495 mm L x 336 mm W x 324 mm H
Dimensions are for the base model printer. Consult your sales representative for specifics regarding other configurations.
Weight ZT411: 36 lbs./16.33 kg
ZT421: 40 lbs./18.14 kg
Printer Specifications
Resolution • 203 dpi/8 dots per mm
• 300 dpi/12 dots per mm (optional)
• 600 dpi/24 dots per mm (optional for ZT411 only)
Memory 256 MB SDRAM memory
512 MB on-board linear Flash memory
Print width ZT411: 4.09 in./104 mm
ZT421: 6.6 in./168 mm
Print speed ZT411: 14 ips/356 mm per second
ZT421: 12 ips/305 mm per second
Media sensors Adjustable dual media sensors: transmissive and reflective
Media width ZT411 : 
• 1.00 in./25.4 mm to 4.5 in./114 mm tear/cutter
• 1.00 in./25.4 mm to 4.25 in./108 mm peel/rewind
ZT421 : 
• 2.00 in./51 mm to 7.0 in./178 mm tear/cutter
• 2.00 in./51 mm to 6.75 in./171 mm peel/rewind
Print length ZT411 : 
• 203 dpi: 157 in./3988 mm
• 300 dpi: 73 in./1854 mm
• 600 dpi: 39 in./991 mm
ZT421 : 
• 203 dpi: 102 in./2591 mm
• 300 dpi: 45 in./1143 mm
Maximum media roll size 8.0 in./203 mm O.D. on a 3 in./76 mm I.D. core
Media thickness 0.0023 in./0.058 mm to 0.010 in./0.25 mm
Media types Continuous, die-cut, notch, black-mark
Ribbon Characteristics
Standard length 1476 ft./450 M
Width ZT411: 2.00 in./51 mm to 4.33 in./110 mm
ZT421: 2.00 in./51 mm to 6.85 in./174 mm
Core 1.0 in./25 mm I.D.
Operating Characteristics
Environmental Operating temperature:
• Thermal transfer: 40º F to 104º F/5º C to 40º C
• Direct thermal: 32º F to 104º F/0º C to 40º C
Storage temperature: -40º F to 140º F/-40º C to 60º C
• Operating humidity: 20% to 85% non-condensing
• Storage humidity: 5% to 85% non-condensing
Electrical Auto-detectable (PFC Compliant) 100-240VAC, 50-60Hz,
ENERGY STAR qualified
Options and Accessories
Communication Two open communication slots to add internal cards for:
• Dual band 802.11ac Wi-Fi and Bluetooth
• Parallel (bi-directional interface)
• 10/100 Ethernet
• Applicator interface
Media Handling • Rewind: Internally rewinds a full roll of printed labels on 3” core, or peels and rewinds liner (factory installed only)
• Peel: Front-mount, passive peel option
• Peel: Liner take-up — additional full-roll liner take up spindle accommodates standard printer base
• Cutter: Front-mount guillotine cutter and catch tray
• 1 in. I.D. Core media supply hanger (ZT411 only)
• Ink-side in ribbon supply (ZT411 only)
Keyboard Display Unit ZKDU™ keyboard display units for stand-alone printing applications