Zebra ZT230 Industrial Barcode Label Printers

Zebra ZT230 Industrial Barcode Label Printers

The durability of a metal frame and cover with an icon-based LCD graphical user interface and larger ribbon capacity for long-lasting use in demanding environments. TheZebra ZT230 has been designed for ease of use, versatility and outstanding value.



  • Print direct-thermal or thermal-transfer (optional)
  • Metal frame with a choice of metal or plastic media cover
  • Bi-fold media door with large clear window
  • Side-loading supplies path for simplified media and ribbon loading
  • Element Energy Equalizer™ (E3™) for superior print quality
  • Bi-colour LEDs for quick printer status
  • Icon-based LCD multilingual graphical user interface and full function keypad
  • Simple keypad
  • USB 2.0 and RS-232 Serial ports
  • ENERGY STAR qualified


Built to last

Zebra’s most affordable industrial printers, the ZT230, incorporate extensive customer feedback and the learnings from legacy printers—creating innovative printers with a space-saving design. Featuring Zebra’s Link-OS® environment, the ZT230 Series provides users with effortless setup, intuitive operation and ease of service and maintenance..

Easy of use

Whether you are adopting barcode technology for the first time or upgrading existing printer models, the Zebra ZT230 is the right choice for a variety of labelling applications. These innovative printers provide many user benefits.

The Zebra ZT230 offers a streamlined design and smaller footprint that takes up less physical space than the Stripe and S4M models. The Zebra ZT230 Series printers require minimal operator training and benefit from tool-less standard component maintenance and a durable design to minimize service.

Intuitive, Effortless Media Loading

Side-loading design eliminates complicated threading of supplies, colour-coded cues give even first-time users visual guidance for loading ribbon and media.
Illuminated multi-position transmissive and reflective sensors are visible through the media for trouble-free sensor-position adjustment.

Printer Setup Made Simple

Printer setup and configuration is now click-simple. Easy-to-follow wizards quickly guide you through configuration. Fast changes whether you are adding a new printer, moving an existing printer to a new location or adding new capabilities.

Reliability and Durability

The Zebra ZT230 is built for light industrial and commercial environments, drive system designed for optimal performance, with minimal maintenance required.

Simplified Serviceability

Easy, tool-less platen and printhead removal enable simple cleaning and replacement.
Simple interchangeable connectivity options enable rapid printer changes and upgrade.
Only three common tools needed for basic service.


  • Shelf labelling
  • Price marking
  • Banking
  • Quotation printout
  • File/Folder labelling
  • Stationeries labelling
  • Assets tracking
  • Logistic labelling
  • Packing
  • Inventory labelling
  • Utilities
  • Shipping & Receiving
  • Postal & mailing
  • Luggage labelling
  • Work in process
  • Parts marking
  • Product labelling
  • Compliance labelling
  • Pallet labelling
  • Electronics parts labelling
  • Materials Management
  • Patient tracking
  • Laboratory specimen labelling
  • Pharmacy labelling
  • Healthcare Materials Management
  • Hospitals
  • Invoicing
  • Document Printing
  • Check-in
  • Education and Libraries



  • 1D / Linear Codes:
    Linear Codabar; Code 11; Code 128 with subsets A/B/C and UCC case codes; Code 39; Code 93; EAN-13; EAN-8; Industrial 2-of-5; Interleaved 2-of-5; Logmars; MSI; Planet Code; Plessey; Postnet; RSS (reduced space symbology); Standard 2-of-5; UPC and EAN 2 or 5 digit extensions; UPC-A; UPC-E
  • 2D Codes:
    2-dimensional Aztec, Codablock, Code 49, Data Matrix, MaxiCode, QR Code, PDF417, MicroPDF417, RSS / GS1 DataBar family (12 barcodes)


  • Resolution:
    203 dpi (8 dots/mm)
    300 dpi/12 dots per mm (optional)
  • Memory Standard:
    128 MB DRAM
    128 MB Flash
  • Print Width:
    4.09″ (104 mm)
  • Print Length:
    Length with 203 dpi: 157″ (3,988 mm)
    Length with 300 dpi: 73″ (1,854mm)
    Length with 600 dpi: 39″ (991mm)
  • Print Speed:
    6″ (152 mm)/sec)
  • Media Sensors:
    Transmissive and reflective sensors


  • Maximum Label & Liner Width:
    4.5″ (114 mm) – tear & cutter
    39″ (991 mm) – peel & rewind
  • Minimum Label & Liner Width:
    1.0″ (25.4mm)
  • Maximum Label & Liner Length:
    73”(1854 mm)
  • Maximum Roll Diameter:
    8″ (203 mm)
  • Core Diameter:
    3.0”(76 mm)
  • Media Thickness:
    0.003”/0.076 mm to 0.010”/0.25 mm)
  • Media Types:
    Continuous, die-cut, notch, black mark


  • Outside Diameter:
    3.2″ (81.3 mm)
  • I.D. core:
    1.0”(25 mm)xx
  • Standard Length:
    1476′ (450 m)
  • Ratio:
    3:1 media roll to ribbon ratio
  • Ribbon Width:
    1″ (57 mm) to 4.33″ (110 mm)
  • Ribbon Setup:
    Ribbon wound ink-side out, core to core


  • Operating Temperature TT Model:
    40° F (5° C) to 105° F (40° C)
  • Operating Humidity:
    20-85% non-condensing R.H
  • Storage Humidity:
    5-85% non-condensing
  • Electrical:
    Universal auto-ranging (PFC-compliant) power supply 100-240 VAC; 47-63 Hz


  • Width:
    9.5″ (242 mm)
  • Height:
    10.9″ (277 mm)
  • Depth:
    17.7″ (432 mm)
  • Weight:
    20 lbs (91 kg)
  • Shipping Weight:
    49 lbs (22 kg)
  • Orientation:
  • Core Programming Languages:

Product – Kit (ZT230 Series)

Printers include Power Supply and Cables

Maintenance Repair Agreements (Per Unit)

Repair Maintenance Agreements or Ease of care repairs with a turnaround of 5-7 days from date of order

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