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Zebra Barcode label Printer ZD Series Review

By aisltd, Monday, 11th May 2020 | 0 comments

In today’s post, our AIS experts are taking a look at the Zebra ZD series barcode label printer and reviewing the features and benefits for this model of barcode printers.

Zebra printers are known for their quality and high performance results and have years of experience working in the printing industry.

Zebra’s ZD Series of Printers

The ZD series is an upgraded version of the popular GX and GK printer series. The D in this new model stands for desktop. This means the ZD series is smaller and intended to be used for small to medium jobs.

Features and Benefits of the Zebra ZD Series Barcode Label Printer

There are 3 models included in this desktop printer series. All three are available in both thermal transfer and direct thermal. The three models share a number of standard features which we have listed below. Our review is focusing on the thermal transfer models as these are more popular. The models are the ZD200, ZD420, and ZD620.

  • Easy reloading and space saving thanks to the compact clamshell design.
  • All come with standard 203 dpi print resolution.
  • Standard ½ inch ribbon core as well as an optional 1 inch ribbon core adapter.
  • The floating print head design helps the print head to last longer.
  • The moveable media sensor allows for increased media compatibility.

Zebra ZD Series Printer Costs

Where you purchase your Zebra printer can play a role in the initial cost. While you might find that online retailers offer the lowest costs, they can only do this because there are no service options included and limited warranties.

As a valued Zebra partner, we can offer an extended warranty, quality validation, and a dedicated service from our AIS experts. This may come with a slightly higher cost option but when you purchase through a partner like AIS, you are guaranteed a dedicated service and we will ensure that you get the most out of your Zebra printer. We also ensure that it is configured and optimised for your specified applications.

Here at AIS we guarantee quality. Every Zebra printer is taken out of the box and tested before we fulfil any order. We know how important the product is to you. We also offer extended warranties and can provide you with an expert printer maintenance service so that you know you printer will always be in perfect working order.

It is important to remember that purchasing a Zebra printer is not something you do on a whim and you need to ensure you are getting the best value for money. No matter where you choose to purchase your barcode or label printer, the basic model will cost less than a model with additional extras. For example, a standard 203 dpi Zebra printer with no add ons in going to cost less than a 300 dpi model that has an added cutter. Before making a decision, we recommend reading about the different features and functionality of label printers so you can make sure the Zebra printer you choose is suited for your application requirements.