Zebra ZT230

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Zebra incorporated extensive customer feedback, as well as the legacy of our industry leading Stripe and S4M printers, to create the new ZT200 Series – ZT230 family of printers with elegant space saving design, effortless setup, intuitive user operation, and ease of service and maintenance.

ZT230 datasheet

Description

Zebra ZT230 Standard Features

  • Print Methods: Direct thermal and Thermal Transfer (optional)
  • Resolution: 203 dpi / 300dpi

More Standard Features

  • Element Energy Equalizer™ (E3®) for superior print quality
  • USB 2.0 and RS-232 serial ports
  • Dual media sensors – transmissive and reflective sensing technology, selectable through software or front panel
  • Media supply hanger designed for 1″ (25mm) through 3″ (76mm) core diameters
  • Side loading metal print mechanism with head open lock

Printer Specifications

  • Resolution: 203 dpi (8 dots/mm)
  • 300 dpi (12 dots/mm)
  • Memory: 128MB Flash, 128MB RAM
  • Print width: 4.09″/104 mm
  • Print length: 203 dpi: 157″/3,988 mm and 300dpi: 73″/1854 mm (optional)
  • Print speed: 203 dpi:
  • 6″ (152 mm)/sec
  • 300 dpi:
  • 6″ (152 mm)/sec
  • Media sensors Reflective, Transmissive

Media Characteristics
  • Maximum label and liner width: 4.50″/114 mm
  • Minimum label and liner width: 0.75″ (19.4 mm)
  • Maximum non-continuous label length: 39″/991 mm
  • Maximum Media Roll Size:
    • 8.0″ (203 mm) O.D. on a 3″ (76 mm) I.D. core
    • 6.0″ (152 mm) O.D. on a 1″ (25 mm) I.D. core
    • Media thickness: 0.003″/0.076 mm to 0.010″/0.25 mm
  • Media types: continuous, die-cut, notch, black mark

Ribbon Characteristics
  • Outside diameter: 300m = 2.7″/68.6 mm; 450m = 3.2″/81.3 mm
  • Standard length: 984’/300 m or 1476’/450 m
  • Ribbon width: 1.57″/40 mm to 4.33″/110 mm
  • Ribbon setup: Ribbon wound ink-side out
  • ID Core: 1.0″ (25.4 mm)

Operating Characteristics

Operating temperature TT: Operating temperature: 40° F (5° C) to 104° F (40° C)
Thermal transfer DT: Operating temperature 32° F (0° C) to 104° F (40° C) Direct thermal Storage temperatures: -40° F (-40° C) to 140° F (60° C)
Operating humidity: 20% to 85% non-condensing
Storage humidity: 5% to 85% non-condensing
Energy Star certified universal auto-ranging (PFC-compliant) power supply 100-240VAC; 47-63 HZ. Not 90–265VAC; 48–62Hz

Agency approvals

  • IEC 60950
  • EN 55022 Class B
  • EN55024
  • EN 61000-3-2
  • EN 61000-3-3

Physical Characteristics
  • Width: 9.5″/242 mm
  • Height: 10.9″ (277 mm)
  • Depth: 17″ (432 mm)
  • Weight: 20 lbs (9.1 kg)
  • Shipping weight: 25 lbs (11.4 kg)

Zebra ZT230 Related Products

Options

Factory Installed Printer Options

  • Thermal Transfer Core-to-Core Ribbon Handling System
  • Print head 300 dpi (12 dots/mm)
  • A front mount, passive peel option, w/ no take-up spindle
  • A front mount guillotine cutter
  • Liner Take-Up for ZT230 only, rewinds entire 8″ roll of liner (includes peel option)

 

Field Installed Printer Options

  • Additional scalable and smooth bitmapped fonts available
  • Print head 300 dpi (12 dots/mm)
  • A front mount, passive peeler
  • A front mount guillotine cutter
  • Internal parallel port option
  • ZebraNet 10/100 Print Server – supports 10/100 Ethernet networks internally integrated option that enables the use of ZebraLink Webview and Alert features.
  • ZebraNet n Printer Server – supports 802.11 a/b/g/n networks via an internally integrated option
  • Real Time Clock (RTC) –date/time for standalone applications
  • Keyboard Display Unit (KDU) option – Enter variable data and retrieve stored forms for standalone applications (requires null modem adapter with DB9 serial cable).

 

Communication and Interface Capabilities

  • Internal parallel port option
  • ZebraNet® 10/100 Print Server – supports 10/100 Ethernet networks internally integrated option that enables the use of ZebraLink Webview and Alert features.
  • ZebraNet® n Printer Server – supports 802.11 a/b/g/n networks via an internally integrated option.

Programming Languages

Core programming languages: ZPL I/ZPL II


Bar Codes/Symbologies

Bar code modulus “X” dimension:

– Picket fence (non-rotated) orientation:

203 dpi = 4.9 mil to 49 mil

300 dpi = 3.3 mil to 33 mil

– Ladder (rotated) orientation:

203 dpi = 4.9 mil to 49 mil

300 dpi = 3.9 mil to 39 mil

 

Bar code ratios – 2:1, 7:3, 5:2, & 3:1

 

Linear bar codes: Code 11, Code 39, Code 93, Code 128 with subsets A/B/C and UCC Case Codes, ISBT-128, UPC-A, UPC-E, EAN-8, EAN-13, UPC and EAN 2-or 5-digit extensions, Plessey, Postnet, Standard 2-of-5, Industrial 2-of-5, Interleaved 2-of-5, Logmars, MSI, Codabar and Planet Code

 

2-dimensional bar codes: Codablock, PDF417, Code 49, DataMatrix, MaxiCode, QR Code, TLC 39, MicroPDF, RSS-14 (and composite), Aztec

Fonts and Graphics

  • Fonts A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, and GS are expandable up to 10 times, height and width independently. However, fonts E and H (OCR-A and OCR-B) are not considered ―in-spec” when expanded.
  • The scalable smooth font 0 (CG Triumvirate™ Bold Condensed) is expandable on a dot-by-dot basis, height and width independent, while maintaining smooth edges. Maximum character size depends on available memory.
  • IBM Code Page 850 international character sets are available in the fonts A, B, C, D, E, F, G, and 0 through software control.

ZT230 datasheet

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Standard Configurations

Part Number Description
ZT23042-T0P000FZ TT Printer ZT230; 203 dpi, UK/AU/JP/EU Cords, Serial, USB
ZT23043-T0P000FZ TT Printer ZT230; 300 dpi,UK/AU/JP/EU Cords, Serial, USB
ZT23042-T0G200FZ TT Printer ZT230; 203 dpi, India Cord, Serial, USB, Int 10/100
ZT23042-T0P200FZ TT Printer ZT230; 203 dpi, UK/AU/JP/EU Cords, Serial, USB, Int 10/100
ZT23042-T01000FZ TT Printer ZT230; 203 dpi, US Cord, Serial, USB
ZT23042-T0G000FZ TT Printer ZT230; 203 dpi, India Cord, Serial, USB
ZT23043-T0G200FZ TT Printer ZT230; 300 dpi, India Cord, Serial, USB, Int 10/100
ZT23043-T0G000FZ TT Printer ZT230; 300 dpi, India Cord, Serial, USB
ZT23042-T01200FZ TT Printer ZT230; 203 dpi, US Cord, Serial, USB, Int 10/100
ZT23042-D0P200FZ DT Printer ZT230; 203 dpi, UK/AU/JP/EU Cords, Serial, USB, Int 10/100
ZT23043-T0P200FZ TT Printer ZT230; 300 dpi,UK/AU/JP/EU Cords, Serial, USB, Int 10/100
ZT23043-T37200FZ TT Printer ZT230; 300 dpi, Taiwanese Cord, Serial, USB, Int 10/100, Liner take up w/ peel
ZT23042-D0G100FZ DT Printer ZT230; 203 dpi, India Cord, Serial, USB, Parallel
ZT23042-T2P000FZ TT Printer ZT230; 203 dpi, UK/AU/JP/EU Cords, Serial, USB, Cutter with Catch Tray
ZT23042-T1G200FZ TT Printer ZT230; 203 dpi, India Cord, Serial, USB, Int 10/100, Peel
ZT23042-T21000FZ TT Printer ZT230; 203 dpi, US Cord, Serial, USB, Cutter with Catch Tray
ZT23042-T3G200FZ TT Printer ZT230; 203 dpi, India Cord, Serial, USB, Int 10/100, Liner take up w/ peel
ZT23042-T1G000FZ TT Printer ZT230; 203 dpi, India Cord, Serial, USB, Peel
ZT23043-T01200FZ TT Printer ZT230; 300 dpi, US Cord, Serial, USB, Int 10/100
ZT23043-T01000FZ TT Printer ZT230; 300 dpi, US Cord, Serial, USB
ZT23042-T2G200FZ TT Printer ZT230; 203 dpi, India Cord, Serial, USB, Int 10/100, Cutter with Catch Tray
ZT23043-T0P100FZ TT Printer ZT230; 300 dpi, UK/AU/JP/EU Cords, Serial, USB, Parallel
ZT23043-T07200FZ TT Printer ZT230; 300 dpi, Taiwanese Cord, Serial, USB, Int 10/100
ZT23042-D01000FZ DT Printer ZT230; 203 dpi, US Cord, Serial, USB
ZT23042-T2G000FZ TT Printer ZT230; 203 dpi, India Cord, Serial, USB, Cutter with Catch Tray
ZT23042-T01100FZ TT Printer ZT230; 203 dpi, US Cord, Serial, USB, Parallel
ZT23042-D0P100FZ DT Printer ZT230; 203 dpi, UK/AU/JP/EU Cords, Serial, USB, Parallel
ZT23043-D0P000FZ DT Printer ZT230; 300 dpi, UK/AU/JP/EU Cords, Serial, USB
ZT23043-T2P000FZ TT Printer ZT230; 300 dpi, UK/AU/JP/EU Cords, Serial, USB, Cutter with Catch Tray
ZT23043-T07100FZ TT Printer ZT230; 300 dpi, Taiwanese Cord, Serial, USB, Parallel
ZT23042-T2PC00FZ TT Printer ZT230; 203 dpi, UK/AU/JP/EU Cords, Serial, USB, and ZebraNet n Print Server Rest of World, Cutter with Catch Tray
ZT23042-D0P000FZ DT Printer ZT230; 203 dpi, UK/AU/JP/EU Cords, Serial, USB
ZT23043-D01000FZ DT Printer ZT230; 300 dpi, US Cord, Serial, USB
ZT23043-D0P200FZ DT Printer ZT230; 300 dpi, UK/AU/JP/EU Cords, Serial, USB, Int 10/100
ZT23043-T07C00FZ TT Printer ZT230; 300 dpi, Taiwanese Cord, Serial, USB, and ZebraNet n Print Server Rest of World
ZT23043-T3G000FZ TT Printer ZT230; 300 dpi, India Cord, Serial, USB, Liner take up w/ peel
ZT23042-T1P200FZ TT Printer ZT230; 203 dpi, UK/AU/JP/EU Cords, Serial, USB, Int 10/100, Peel
ZT23042-T0PC00FZ TT Printer ZT230; 203 dpi, UK/AU/JP/EU Cords, Serial, USB, and ZebraNet n Print Server Rest of World
ZT23043-T17200FZ TT Printer ZT230; 300 dpi, Taiwanese Cord, Serial, USB, Int 10/100, Peel
ZT23042-T01C00FZ TT Printer ZT230; 203 dpi, US Cord, Serial, USB, and ZebraNet n Print Server Rest of World
ZT23042-T37100FZ TT Printer ZT230; 203 dpi, Taiwanese Cord, Serial, USB, Parallel, Liner take up w/ peel
ZT23042-T2PB00FZ TT Printer ZT230; 203 dpi, UK/AU/JP/EU Cords, Serial, USB, and ZebraNet n Print Server Japan, Cutter with Catch Tray
ZT23043-T0GC00FZ TT Printer ZT230; 300 dpi, India Cord, Serial, USB, and ZebraNet n Print Server Rest of World
ZT23042-T07200FZ TT Printer ZT230; 203 dpi, Taiwanese Cord, Serial, USB, Int 10/100
ZT23042-D02000FZ DT Printer ZT230; 203 dpi, No Cord, Serial, USB
ZT23042-T1P000FZ TT Printer ZT230; 203 dpi, UK/AU/JP/EU Cords, Serial, USB, Peel
ZT23043-T21200FZ TT Printer ZT230; 300 dpi, US Cord, Serial, USB, Int 10/100, Cutter with Catch Tray
ZT23042-T2G100FZ TT Printer ZT230; 203 dpi, India Cord, Serial, USB, Parallel, Cutter with Catch Tray
ZT23043-T3P000FZ TT Printer ZT230; 300 dpi, UK/AU/JP/EU Cords, Serial, USB, Liner take up w/ peel
ZT23043-T3GC00FZ TT Printer ZT230; 300 dpi, India cord, Serial, USB, n Print Server, LTU
ZT23042-D01100FZ DT Printer ZT230; 203 dpi, US Cord, Serial, USB, Parallel
ZT23043-T27100FZ TT Printer ZT230; 300 dpi, Taiwanese Cord, Serial, USB, Parallel, Cutter with Catch Tray
ZT23042-T07100FZ TT Printer ZT230; 203 dpi, Taiwanese Cord, Serial, USB, Parallel
ZT23042-T37200FZ TT Printer ZT230; 203 dpi, Taiwanese Cord, Serial, USB, Int 10/100, Liner take up w/ peel
ZT23043-T3G200FZ TT Printer ZT230; 300 dpi, India Cord, Serial, USB, Int 10/100, Liner take up w/ peel
ZT23042-T3P000FZ TT Printer ZT230; 203 dpi, UK/AU/JP/EU Cords, Serial, USB, Liner take up w/ peel
ZT23043-T0G100FZ TT Printer ZT230; 300 dpi, India Cord, Serial, USB, Parallel
ZT23042-T0GC00FZ TT Printer ZT230; 203 dpi, India Cord, Serial, USB, and ZebraNet n Print Server Rest of World
ZT23042-T3P200FZ TT Printer ZT230; 203 dpi, UK/AU/JP/EU Cords, Serial, USB, Int 10/100, Liner take up w/ peel
ZT23042-T21C00FZ TT Printer ZT230; 203 dpi, US Cord, Serial, USB, and ZebraNet n Print Server Rest of World, Cutter with Catch Tray
ZT23042-T0G100FZ TT Printer ZT230; 203 dpi, India Cord, Serial, USB, Parallel
ZT23043-T27000FZ TT Printer ZT230; 300 dpi, Taiwanese Cord, Serial, USB, Cutter with Catch Tray
ZT23043-T07000FZ TT Printer ZT230; 300 dpi, Taiwanese Cord, Serial, USB
ZT23042-T07000FZ TT Printer ZT230; 203 dpi, Taiwanese Cord, Serial, USB
ZT23042-T11200FZ TT Printer ZT230; 203 dpi, US Cord, Serial, USB, Int 10/100, Peel
ZT23042-D01200FZ DT Printer ZT230; 203 dpi, US Cord, Serial, USB, Int 10/100
ZT23043-T3P200FZ TT Printer ZT230; 300 dpi, UK/AU/JP/EU Cords, Serial, USB, Int 10/100, Liner take up w/ peel
ZT23043-T2P200FZ TT Printer ZT230; 300 dpi,UK/AU/JP/EU Cords, Serial, USB, Int 10/100, Cutter with Catch Tray
ZT23043-T2G200FZ TT Printer ZT230; 300 dpi, India Cord, Serial, USB, Int 10/100, Cutter with Catch Tray
ZT23042-T07C00FZ TT Printer ZT230; 203 dpi, Taiwanese Cord, Serial, USB, and ZebraNet n Print Server Rest of World
ZT23043-T2G000FZ TT Printer ZT230; 300 dpi, India Cord, Serial, USB, Cutter with Catch Tray
ZT23043-T01100FZ TT Printer ZT230; 300 dpi, US Cord, Serial, USB, Parallel
ZT23042-T3G000FZ TT Printer ZT230; 203 dpi, India Cord, Serial, USB, Liner take up w/ peel
ZT23042-D3P200FZ DT Printer ZT230; 203 dpi, UK/AU/JP/EU Cords, Serial, USB, Int 10/100, Liner take up w/ peel
ZT23042-T17C00FZ TT Printer ZT230; 203 dpi, Taiwanese Cord, Serial, USB, and ZebraNet n Print Server Rest of World, Peel
ZT23042-T1PC00FZ TT Printer ZT230; 203 dpi, Euro and UK cord, Serial, USB, and ZebraNet n Print Server Rest of World, Peel
ZT23042-T2P200FZ TT Printer ZT230; 203 dpi, UK/AU/JP/EU Cords, Serial, USB, Int 10/100, Cutter with Catch Tray
ZT23042-T0P100FZ TT Printer ZT230; 203 dpi, UK/AU/JP/EU Cords, Serial, USB, Parallel

Accessories

Part Number Description
P1037974-010 Kit Printhead 203 dpi ZT200 Series
P1037974-028 Kit Platen Roller ZT200 Series
P1037974-011 Kit Printhead 300 dpi ZT200 Series
P1037974-001 Kit Internal Printserver ZT200 Series
ZKDU-001-00 ZKDU ZPL/EPL
P1037974-069 Kit, Cutter Upgrade, ZT200 Series
105850-006 USB Interface Cable, 6FT (A to B)
P1058930-097C Kit, ZebraNet Wireless Card 802.11n Global – All countries except USA, Canada and Japan, ZT410, ZT420, ZT200 Series
P1031031 KIT EXTERNAL PRINTSERVER
P1037974-002 Kit Parallel Port ZT200 Series
P1037974-006 Kit Convert 300 to 203dpi ZT200 Series
P1037974-005 Kit Convert 203 to 300dpi ZT200 Series
P1037974-008 Kit Peel Upgrade ZT200 Series
105850-026 KIT, Serial Port Adapter
P1051888-001 ZT200 Series Maintenance Manual CD
P1037974-004 Kit Real Time Clock ZT200 Series
39518M Magnetic Mount for Internal Wireless Plus Antenna (Antenna not included)
37996 CABLE ASSY,USB,15 FT
38902 KIT PRNTHD CLNR 6.75 IN
G105850-007 KIT, USB Interface Cable, 10FT (A to B)

Spare Parts

Part Number Description
P1037974-010 Kit Printhead 203 dpi ZT200 Series
P1037974-028 Kit Platen Roller ZT200 Series
P1037974-011 Kit Printhead 300 dpi ZT200 Series
P1037974-001 Kit Internal Printserver ZT200 Series
P1037974-014 Kit Toggle Bar ZT200 Series
P1037974-071 Kit, Peel Assembly, ZT200 Series
P1037974-023 Kit Ribbon Sensor ZT200 Series
P1037974-065 Kit Power Supply ZT200 Series
P1037974-068 Kit, Main Logic Board, ZT200 Series
P1037974-069 Kit, Cutter Upgrade, ZT200 Series
P1037974-022 Kit Reflective Sensor ZT200 Series
P1037974-027 Kit Media Hanger ZT200 Series
P1058930-097C Kit, ZebraNet Wireless Card 802.11n Global – All countries except USA, Canada and Japan, ZT410, ZT420, ZT200 Series
P1037974-025 Kit Head Open Sensor ZT200 Series
P1037974-029 Kit Drive Gears ZT200 Series Only For Serial Numbers less than 52J141101521
P1037974-002 Kit Parallel Port ZT200 Series
P1037974-006 Kit Convert 300 to 203dpi ZT200 Series
P1037974-031 Kit Control Panel ZT230
P1037974-021 Kit Media Sensor ZT200 Series
P1037974-026 Kit Ribbon System ZT230
P1037974-053 Kit, Replacement Antenna Wi-Fi ac & n, Tabletops
P1037974-013 Kit Thermal Transfer Print Mechanism ZT200 Series
P1037974-051 Kit Ribbon Take Up Spindle ZT200 Series
P1037974-050 Kit Ribbon Supply Spindle ZT200 Series
P1037974-005 Kit Convert 203 to 300dpi ZT200 Series
P1037974-057 Kit Media Dancer ZT200 Series
P1037974-008 Kit Peel Upgrade ZT200 Series
46693 PWRCORD 79IN DTCHBL
P1037974-015 Kit Ground Contact ZT200 Series
P1037974-032 Kit Media Cover ZT230
P1037974-012 Kit Cores for Ribbon Spindles ZT200 Series
P1037974-056 Kit Direct Thermal Print Mechanism ZT200 Series
P1037974-039 Kit Roller for Peel Unit ZT200 Series
P1037974-033 Kit Front Lower Panels ZT230
P1037974-020 Kit Electronics Cables ZT200 Series
P1037974-037 Kit Catch Tray for Cutter ZT200 Series
79837M Kit Tear Bar ZT410, ZT411, ZM400 ZT200 Series
P1037974-045 Kit Packaging ZT230/210 (Qty 1)
P1011215 KIT HW RUBBER FEET (QTY20) S4M
P1037974-066 Kit Ribbon Strip Plate and Ribbon Static Brush ZT200 Series
P1037974-062 Kit Drive Motor ZT200 Series Only For Serial Numbers Greater Than 52J141101521
P1037974-046 Kit Packaging ZT230/210 (Qty 8)
P1037974-061 Kit Drive Gears ZT200 Series Only For Serial Numbers Greater Than 52J141101521
P1037974-004 Kit Real Time Clock ZT200 Series
37609 PWRCORD JPN 79 IN DETACHABLE
P1037974-019 Kit Power Switch ZT200 Series
P1037974-059 Kit Housing for Platen ZT200 Series
P1066612 Kit Static Brush & Guard for Cutter ZT410, ZT610, ZT510, ZM400
P1037974-030 Kit Drive Motor ZT200 Series Only For Serial Numbers less than 52J141101521
P1037974-024 Kit Take Label Sensor ZT200 Series
P1037974-070 Kit, Cutter Cover with PCBA for Cutter, ZT200 Series. This item is only for replacing PCBA part number P1059429-11 or cutter cover part number P1033104.
P1037974-034 Kit Electronics Cover ZT230 & ZT210
P1037974-064 Kit, Cutter Cover with PCBA for Cutter ZT200 Series. This item is only for replacing PCBA part number P1059429-01 or cutter cover part number P1033104.
P1037974-044 Kit Assorted Hardware ZT200 Series
P1037974-016 Kit Media Guide ZT200 Series
P1037974-036 Kit Static Brush for Cutter ZT200 Series
P1037974-040 Kit LTU PCB/Motor & Spindle ZT230
P1037974-058 KIt Packaging for LTU versions ZT230
P1037974-041 Kit Covers for Options ZT200 Series

Video

Zebra ZT230 Unpacking 
Zebra ZT230 Install Media & Ribbon
Zebra ZT230 Adjustment printhead pressure

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