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Zebra Desktop GX420d

alaTest has collected and analyzed 44 reviews of Zebra Desktop GX420d. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. People are impressed by the paper handling and noise. The durability and performance also get good feedback, but many are less positive about the price. Views about the reliability and usability are different.

performance, durability, noise, paper handling


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Zebra Desktop GX420d is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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(Based on 44 reviews)

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 31 user reviews of Zebra Desktop GX420d from The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.7/5 for other Printers on People really like the paper handling. The noise also gets good feedback. The usability and price get negative reviews, while there are some mixed reviews about the reliability.

performance, noise, paper handling

price, usability

90% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Zebra GK420d Monochrome Desktop Direct Thermal Label Printer, 5 in/s Print Speed, 203 dpi Print Resolution, 4.09" Print Width, 100/240V ACZebra GK420d Monochrome Desktop Direct Thermal Label Printer, 5 in/s Print Speed, 203 dpi Print Resolution, 4.09" Print Width, 100/240V AC

Sep, 2017

Consumer review by: Robert G. (

great barcode printers


they do what they are supposed to and last a long time

none except the price

May, 2016

Consumer review by: Ronald S. (

Solid label maker


Fast, easy to load, well made-durable

misfeeds, a bit pricey

Nov, 2014

Consumer review by: Ben (

Does NOT Include Dispenser


not as advertised

Dec, 2014

Consumer review by: BBIANG (

Great Product


This printer is like any other Zebra. They are build solid and are very reliable. It did take me a couple minutes to figure out that I needed to change the IP address in the server settings but after that it was all smooth sailing. I could recommend...

relaible, easy to use, no consumables

little pricy

Jun, 2013

Consumer review by: DJMUR (

Great product for business needs


We had a older version of this printer and it recently died out. We purchased this product and it has improved productivity. Much faster to keep up with growing business needs! CDW originally said the product would not be in for a few days, and I...

cdw support

Nov, 2012

Consumer review by: eprissel (

Great little label printer


Ordered this to replace an industrial Zebra printer and it has worked out great. The settings can be a little tricky but once you have it set correctly it works good.

Nov, 2012

Consumer review by: gnlong357 (

Very good overall product


I have purchased 4 of these printers. They all have ethernet, usb, and serial ports on them. These printers are capable of using direct or thermal transfer. I am using direct at the moment but if it comes up I can still use a ribbon. The only thing I...

Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: Michael Tang (




Jul, 2011

Product Specifications

Dimensions & Weight



Manufacturer:Zebra Technologies
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Zebra Desktop


Microsoft Certification:Works with Windows Vista
Vista Certification:Works with Windows Vista


Type: None


Type:Print server


Connectivity Technology:Wired
Interface:Ethernet 10Base-T / Serial / USB
Language Simulation:EPL2 / ZPL / ZPL II
Max H-Resolution B/W:203dpi
Max Media Size (Standard):Roll (4.25 in)
Max Printing Speed:359.1inch/min
Media Type:Continuous forms / Labels
Output Type:Monochrome
Technology:Direct thermal
Type:Label printer


Installed Size:8MB


Type: None