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QLn420 Mobile Printer

Zebra’s popular QL™ family of direct thermal mobile label and receipt 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™ printers extend these QL-platform benefits to the “nth” power.


Optimized for high duty-cycle applications where a 4" (104mm) labels and tags are needed, and can also print receipts.

Easier to Integrate, Manage, and Maintain

New features make it easier to integrate the QLn printer into your existing network and manage it from anywhere in the world - saving you IT time and costs. Easier to Integrate move your business forward without the cost or stress of upgrades. Backwards compatibility with QL and QL Plus™ models lets you upgrade to the QLn printer without changing media or label formats. The inclusion of the legacy CPCL programming language also allows mixed networks of QL / QL Plus and QLn products. Be assured of full compatibility with many other Zebra printers thanks to Zebra’s ZPL® programming language. And with ZBI 2.x™, directly connect your printers with legacy host systems and peripheral devices, such as scanners and scales. Maintain robust and reliable connectivity, even for your largest data transfers, with Wi-Fi®-certified connectivity. Zebra’s 802.11n solution has dual-band support (5 GHz and 2.4 GHZ) and is fully compatible with 802.11a and 802.11b/g standards, so you can easily move business operations to the less-crowded 5 GHz band.

The Link-OS tools include:

• Software Development Kit - create printing applications for Windows®, Apple®, Android™, Windows® CE, Windows® Mobile and BlackBerry® platforms.

• Cloud Connect — connect to the Cloud directly and securely, forwarding data from any port.

• Virtual Devices — support multiple programming languages on one printer and integrate Zebra Link-OS printers into existing legacy systems.

• Print Touch — simplify Bluetooth® pairing and launch Web-based help pages with NearField Communication-enabled devices.

Quickly configure single printers with the Zebra Setup Utility and enable global printer management with ZebraNet™ Bridge Enterprises.

The QLn420’s over-molding 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. and, your IT department will find the QLn printer more intuitive to integrate into existing platforms thanks to Zebra’s Link-OS® environment. Other features such as Zebra® Global Printing and improved network performance - including 802.11n wireless LAN capability for more robust and reliable connectivity and throughput — also make integration easier.


4.1"/104 mm


2.6"/66 mm O.D. on a 0.75"/19 mm or 1.375"/34.9 mm I.D. core


Up to 4"/102 mm per second


2.45 lbs / 1.11 kg with battery


IP43 dust- and water-resistance rating (IP54 with soft case) Tolerance of multiple drops from 6'/1829 mm to concrete


PowerPrecision Plus 5000 mAh removable  Lithium Ion Battery (7.4V)