Zebra 170Xi4 Thermal Printer 203dpi/300dpi

In addition to providing 6.6” (168 mm) wide labels at 12” (305 mm) per second, Zebra’s 170Xi4 product has been enhanced to provide:

LCD content customizable to user needs
Large, easy to use, multilingual LCD screen
Flexible connectivity including simultaneous parallel/Ethernet with internal Ethernet included as standard in the product
Advanced ribbon- and media-low LCD/e-mail alerts
Intelligent printhead system

The industrial-strength 170Xi4 with 203- or 300-dpi (8 or 12 dots per mm) print resolution can print large volumes of labels, promoting greater productivity with fewer roll changes. Or it can execute intricate, high-resolution print applications at a quick 8” (203 mm) per second. With its all-metal construction, this printer is ideal for tough applications including compliance labels (AIAG, ODETTE, UCC/EAN-128, etc.), product identification labels, and pallet shipping/receiving labels, either on demand or in batches.


  • Print methods: Thermal transfer or direct thermal
  • Construction: 12-gauge steel frame
  • Single 32 bit 133 Mhz RISC processor
  • 16 MB SDRAM; 8 MB non-volatile Flash memory
  • Automatic media/ribbon sensing capability
  • Improved head test for element out
  • Auto calibration
  • Clear media side door for ease of supplies monitoring
  • 300 unique darkness settings
  • RS-232, Parallel ports
  • USB 2.0 port
  • Internal ZebraNet 10/100 PrintServer
  • ZPL or ZPL II Programming Language
  • XML enabled printing
  • Mirror feature allows user-defined printer configurations to be retrieved from the network
  • Create and design customizable printer LCD menus
  • Large (240W x 128H pixels), multilingual, backlit, graphical LCD display
  • Transmissive and reflective media sensors
  • Multi-level Element Energy Equalizer (E3) for superior print quality
  • Unicode™ - Compliant
  • Intelligent printhead
Resolution: 203 dpi (8 dots/mm)
Memory: 16 MB SDRAM
8 MB Flash
Print width: 5.04" (128mm)
Print length: 150" (3810 mm) maximum with 16 MB memory using continuous media
Print speed: Up to 14" per second
Media sensors: Reflective

Media Characteristics

Maximum label and liner width: 5.51" (140mm)
Minimum label and liner width: 1.57" (40mm)
Maximum label and liner length: 39" (991mm) to 150" (3810mm) non-continuous media length
Maximum roll diameter: 8.0" (203mm)
Core diameter: 3" (76mm)
Media thickness: .003" (.076mm) to .012" (.305mm)
Media types: continuous, black mark, roll-fed, die-cut, fanfold

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