Zebra QLn420 Printer

Direct Thermal Mobile Label Printer

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Zebra QLn420 Printer Models and Prices Zebra QLn420 Labels Zebra QLn420 Specification

Zebra’s popular QL™ family of direct-thermal mobile label printers has built a highly satisfied following based upon its proven drop-resistant durability; user-friendly, productivity-boosting features; and easy integration. As Zebra’s third generation of QL printers, the QLn™ series extends these QL-platform benefits to the ‘nth’ power.

The QLn420’s over-moulding and tempered-glass display – coupled with its seamless, one-piece design – make it more durable than ever before. The QLn printer can boost your operation’s productivity through a larger, sharper, easier-to-navigate display; faster, higher-quality printing; a variety of proactive alerts that help keep working printers in employees’ hands; and many convenient charging accessories. Your IT department will fi nd the QLn printer easier to integrate into existing environments with such features as Zebra Global Printing, improved network performance – including 802.11n wireless LAN capability for more robust and reliable connectivity and throughput – also make intergration easier.

With Zebra’s Link-OS environment – an innovative operating system combining a powerful Multiplatform Software Development Kit (SDK) and software applications – the QLn family of printers is easy to integrate, manage and maintain from any location around the globe. Enabled with Print Touch™, these Link-OS printers offer web page launching features using Near Field Communication (NFC), making it easy to access Zebra’s extensive knowledge base of how-to videos and product support.

Ideal for These Applications

  • Manufacturing — Labels for shipping and receiving, Pick-pack-apply (inventory control, work-in-process, parts tracking), Asset management, Shelf/bin/box/pallet (pick tickets)
  • Transportation & Logistics — Labels for shipping, receiving, cross-docking, Pick-pack-apply, Shipping dock (asset/fleet management, pick tickets, parcel/logistics receipts)
  • Retail — Distribution centres (as for Transport & Logistics), In-store shelf labels, markdowns

 

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Zebra QLn420 Mobile Printer Models
Model Number Description Price*
QN4-AU1AEM11-00 Zebra QLn420 Printer (no AC Adapter) £453.00
QN4-AUCAEM11-00 Zebra QLn420 Printer with Bluetooth (no AC Adapter) £455.00
QN4-AUCBEM11-00 Zebra QLn420 Printer with Bluetooth, Linerless (no AC Adapter) £512.00
QN4-AUNAEM11-00 Zebra QLn420 Printer with Bluetooth and WLAN Dual Radio 1 (no AC Adapter) £523.00
QN4-AUNBEM11-00 Zebra QLn420 Printer with Bluetooth and WLAN Dual Radio, Linerless 1 (no AC Adapter) £589.00

Included with each printer: Battery, 256MB Flash, 128MB RAM, LCD Display, Label Present Sensor, User Manual, Accessories CD, Belt Clip, Shoulder Strap, ZPL CPCL and EPL Programming Languages, QR Code, passive NFC Tag, MFi certification.
All QLn Series printers have USB 2.0 and Serial ports and support Ethernet connectivity via docking cradle.

1 Note that WLAN radio option supports Dual Radio functionality (802.11n & Bluetooth) when F/W V68.19.4Z or greater is applied.

 

Alternative Models
Zebra RW220 Zebra RW420 Zebra P4T Zebra QLn220 Zebra QLn320
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From £373.00 From £480.00 From £595.00 From £384.00 From £419.00

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Zebra QLn420 Printer Chargers
Part Number Description Price*
P1031365-041 UK QLn HC AC Adapter (charges battery inside printer, also works with QLn-EC) £31.95
P1031365-042 EU QLn HC AC Adapter (charges battery inside printer, also works with QLn-EC) £31.95
AC18177-1 UK Lithium - Ion Quad Charger (charges up to 4 QL/QLn/RW/P4T batteries) £223.80
AC18177-2 EU Lithium-Ion Quad Charger (charges up to 4 QL/QLn/RW/P4T batteries) £223.80
P1031365-064 UK SC2 Li-Ion Smart Charger (charges 1x QL/QLn/RW/P4T battery) £58.95
P1031365-065 EU SC2 Li-Ion Smart Charger (charges 1x QL/QLn/RW/P4T battery) £58.95
P1050667-019 UK QLn420 EC Ethernet Cradle + 25W AC Adapter £112.50
P1050667-020 EU QLn420 EC Ethernet Cradle + 25W AC Adapter £112.50

 

Zebra QLn420 DC Chargers & Mounts
Part Number Description Price*
P1050667-032 Handi-Mount, includes RAM Mount Arm and Base Plate £185.00
P1050667-033 Handi-Mount includes RAM Mount Arm without Base Plate £140.00
P1050667-047 Top plate kit of P1050667-032, -033 (adapts QL Plus Handi-Mount Kit for use with QLn420) £35.00
P1050667-035 Mobile Mount Kit (with U-Arm bracket and fanfold bin) £290.00
P1050667-037 Front panel kit of P1050667-035 (adapts QL Plus Mobile Mount Kit for use with QLn420) £60.00
P1050667-026 Forklift Vehicle Cradle includes 15-60VDC adapter £250.00
P1050667-030 Forklift Vehicle Cradle (with no adapter) £200.00
P1010338 RAM Mount Arm, optional for Forklift Vehicle Cradle £65.00
AK18913-003 15-60 VDC Power Supply with Open Ended Cable £65.00
P1031359 8-18 VDC Power Supply with Cigarette Lighter Adapter £40.00
P1050667-040 12-48 VDC Battery Eliminator with Open Ended Cable £162.50

 

Zebra QLn420 Printer Accessories
Part Number Description Price*
P1050667-016 Spare Battery - Lithium - Ion Battery for the QLn420 £75.00
P1031365-026 QLn Shoulder Strap £9.95
P1031365-027 QLn Hand Strap £9.95
P1031365-029 QLn420 Soft Case (includes shoulder strap) £90.00
P1050667-034 Hard Case with Metal Belt Clip £60.00
P1050667-031 Metal Belt Clip £17.50
P1050667-036 Screen Scratch Protector Overlay (x25) £6.50
P1031365-052 QLn Serial Cable QL Plus Adapter (with strain relief, female DIN, allows QL Plus cables to be used with QLn) £17.50
P1031365-053 QLn Serial Cable PC-DB9 (with strain relief - Equivalent to old RS232 cable) £30.00
P1031365-054 Serial Cable (with strain relief) to MC9000 - Equivalent to QL cable CL17305-1 £30.00
P1031365-055 PC-USB cable (with strain relief) - Equivalent to QL USB cable AT17010-1 £17.50
P1031365-056 Serial Cable (with strain relief) to Telzon Adapter - Equivalent to QL cable BL11122-1 £25.00
P1031365-057 Serial Cable (with strain relief) to LS2208 Scanner - Equivalent to QL serial cable AK18192-1 £25.00
P1031365-104 Serial Cable (with strain relief) to LS2208 Scanner Extended £25.00
P1031365-058 Serial Cable (with strain relief) to MC3000 - Equivalent to QL serial cable AK17591-345 £52.50
P1031365-060 Serial Cable (with strain relief) to MC3000 - Equivalent to QL serial cable AK17708-1 £52.50
P1031365-061 Serial DEX Cable (with strain relief) - Equivalent to QL serial cable BL16713-1 £25.00
P1031365-062 Serial Cable (with strain relief) to RJ45 - Equivalent to QL cable BL12093-1 £25.00
P1050667-038 QLn Desktop Stand £35.00
AN16618-1 Fanfold Bin (includes media spacer and mounting hardware) £50.00

 

Zebra QLn420 Printer Kits
Part Number Description Price*
BA16625-1 Media Spacer (for use with Fanfold slot) £24.99
P1050667-008 QLn420 Linered Platen Kit £17.50
P1050667-006 QLn420 Linerless Platen Kit £65.00
P1050667-009 QLn420 Platen Gear 48P 22T (Qty 25) £17.50
P1050667-015 QLn420 Packaging Kit £6.50
P1050667-007 QLn420 Rubber Door, I/O (Qty 15) £40.00
P1050667-010 QLn420 Rubber Door, DC Jack (Qty 15) £15.00
P1031365-028 QLn Belt Clip Replacement Kit (Qty 20) £30.00
105950-035 Print Head Cleaning Pens x 12 £30.00

 

Zebra QLn420 Printer Labels
Part Number Description Price*
3003060 Z-Select 2000D Reduced Price Label 50.8mm x 38.1mm, box of 20 £43.00
3003353 Z-Select 2000D Reduced Price Label 60mm x 50mm, box of 16 £66.40
3003349 Z-Perform 1000D 110 Tag Shelf Edge Ticket 76.2mm x 38.1mm, box of 16 £69.60

*Please note that all prices shown are exclusive of VAT

 

Zebra QLn420 Mobile Printer Full Specification
Standard Features Apple® iOS, Android, Windows Mobile and Blackberry® connectivity
  Direct-thermal printing of barcodes, text and graphics
  CPCL, EPL and ZPL programming languages
  256MB flash supports downloadable programs, receipt formats, fonts, and graphics
  5.0Ahr battery
  Built-in battery charger
  Black mark and gap media sensing using fixed centre-position sensors
  Easy-to-use peel-and-present mode
  Label-present sensor for issuing labels one at a time
  Tear bar for easy dispensing
  Belt clip for unobtrusive and convenient printing
  Centre-loading media locking for variable roll widths
  Clamshell design for easy media loading
  Management: Mirror, SNMP, Web server (with customised HTML pages), Wavelink Avalanche®
  Large easy-to-read LCD control panel 240 x 128 pixels
  LCD can be customised using WML (text and icons)
  Five-way navigation buttons, two software-defined keys
  Printer alerts on the display, help menus
  Tolerance of multiple drops from 1829mm/6' to concrete
  IP43 dust- and water-resistance rating (IP54 with soft case)
  Label odometer
  Real-time clock
  Print Touch via NFC
Printer Specifications Resolution
  8 dots per mm/203dpi
  Memory
  128MB RAM; 256MB flash (standard)
  Print width
  104mm/4.1"
  Print length
  Min. 12.7mm/0.5"
  Max. 813mm/32"
  Print speed
  Up to 102mm/4" per second
  Media sensors
  Black mark and gap media sensing using fixed centre-position sensors; label-present sensor for issuing labels one at a time
Operating Characteristics Environment
  Operating temperature: -20°C/-4°F to 50°C/122°F
  Storage/Transport environment: -25°C/-13°F to 65°C/158°F
  Operating humidity: 10% to 90% non-condensing
  Storage humidity: 10% to 90% non-condensing
  Agency approvals
  Emissions: FCC Part 15, Subpart B, EN55022 Class B, EN60950, EN55024 and VCCI Class B
  Susceptibility: EN55024, EN61000-4-2, EN61000-4-3, EN61000-4-4, and EN61000-4-5
  Safety: CE, UL, TÜV, CSA
Media Characteristics Media width
  51mm (2.0")/ 112mm (4.4" )
  Media length
  12.7mm/0.5" to 813mm/32" or continuous
  Maximum media roll size
  66mm/2.6" O.D. on a 19mm/0.75" or 34.9mm/1.375" I.D. core
  Media thickness
  0.0813mm to 0.1905mm (3.2 mil to 7.5 mil)
  Media types
  Die-cut, roll-fed, fan-fold, receipt, linerless
Physical Characteristics Width: 165mm (6.5")
  Height: 187mm (7.35") with beltclip
  Depth: 82.5mm (3.25")
  Weight: 1.1kg (2.45lb) with battery
Link-OS Solutions Software Tools
  Document Design: Quickly design a customized print solution using your business data and Zebra’s intuitive, plug-and-print design tools.
  Device Integration: Zebra offers apps and products designed to help you integrate Zebra devices into your existing systems.
  Device Management: Manage your print operations locally and globally with Zebra’s suite of device management tools.
  Developer Tools: Provides you the tools you need to create your own apps, including documentation, source code, programming languages, templates and more.
  Firmware
  ZPL II™
  CPCL, EPL
  Zebra Unicode Solution
  ZBI 2.0™ (optional)
Fonts/Graphics/Symbologies Fonts and character sets
  Five resident scalable, rotatable fonts available from 12–48 pt.
  Downloadable soft fonts
  Optional international character sets
  Bar code symbologies
  Barcode ratios: 1.5:1, 2:1, 2.5:1, 3:1, 3.5:1
  Linear barcode: Codabar (NW-7), Code 39, Code 93, Code 128, EAN-8, EAN-13, 2 and 5 digit add-on, Interleaved 2-of-5, UCC/EAN-128, UPC-A, UPC-E, 2 and 5 digit add-on
  Two-Dimensional: Aztec Code, Data Matrix, GS1 DataBar™ (RSS) family, MaxiCode, MicroPDF417, PDF417, QR Code, TLC39
Communication and Interface Capabilities ZebraNet® 802.11n option – provides 802.11a/b/g/n WLAN support with:
  - WEP (PSK only), TKIP and AES encryption
  - WPA and WPA2
  - 802.1x (with WPA or WPA2 only)
- EAP-FAST, EAP-TTLS, EAP-TLS, PEAP, LEAP
  - 802.11d and 802.11i
  - Simultaneous dual radio with Bluetooth 3.0
  - Wi-Fi® Certification
  - Fast roaming using PMK caching, CCKM or Fast Session resumption
  Bluetooth 3.0 radio
  - Security modes 1 – 4
  - “Made for iPod®/iPhone®/iPad®” certifi ed
  - Key Bonding
  10/100 Ethernet support (via docking cradle)
  Cabled Communications Specifications
  USB 2.0 full-speed interface (12Mbps)
  Mini-B connector with optional strain relief
  Serial interface: 14-pin RS-232C port for communication to terminal or other host up to 115.2Kbps
Options and Accessories Charging Options
  Charge the battery inside the printer using:
    AC adapter
    DC adapters for Forklift and road vehicles
    Charging and Ethernet cradle
    Vehicle cradle (DC power)
  Charge the battery outside the printer using:
    Single charger
    Quad charger
  Optional Features and Accessories
  Linerless printing (with silicone platen roller only)
  ZBI 2.x
  Spare batteries
  AC adapter
  SC2 smart battery single charger
  Quad battery charger
  QLn4-EC charging and Ethernet cradle
  QLn4-VC vehicle cradle for use with a QLn420 printer on a forklift for easy removal. Compatible with RAM arm (not included)
  QLn420 RAM mount for fi xed mounting of QLn420 to a forklift. Includes plate and RAM arm
  Heavy-duty forklift mount. Includes bin for fanfold media
  Mounting plate kits to enable old QL RAM Mount and Heavy-duty Forklift mounts to be adapted for use with QLn420
  Shoulder strap
  Hand strap
  Soft case (IP54 rating when used)
  Serial and USB cables with strain relief
  Forklift battery eliminator

* Specifications subject to change without notice.

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