17 x 9.5 x 11
20 lbs./9.1 kg
203 dpi/8
256 MB
1.0 in./25.4 mm



USB 2.0


Real-Time Clock

Superior Print Quality

Metal Frame

Used for


Simple Operation with Smart Features Reduce training time with the ZT231’s easy-to-use 4.3” full-color touchscreen. See status at a glance, access wizards and helpful how-to videos and make changes with the touch of a finger or gloved hand. Seamlessly integrate the ZT231 into your existing network as it is backwards compatible and features Printer Emulations to replace other brands without having to change label formats or rewrite code. Make It Easy for Your IT Team Take advantage of Zebra’s robust, ever growing Print DNATM software suite for added capabilities. Easily configure, troubleshoot and manage your printers onsite or remotely via a web-based dashboard. Compare your printer security settings against best practices and adjust to match your preferences, while protecting your data from vulnerabilities. The Smart Choice Now and Later The benefits of buying a ZT231 don’t end at the point of purchase. Expand your printer’s capabilities with field-installable upgrades when you need them. Add options such as a cutter or peeler, wireless connectivity or even UHF RFID* encoding. Don’t Compromise on Quality With a durable metal frame, the ZT231 is ideal for light industrial environments. Print crisp text and barcodes with optional 300 dpi resolution. Advance your label throughput with industry-leading print speeds up to 12 ips at 203 dpi. Be confident knowing you’re backed by Zebra, the #1 leader in barcode printing. Get More Done with Greater Visibility The ZT231 includes an all-new architecture to process more jobs at once and evolve with emerging technologies. Onboard analytics and printhead element out detection help you plan maintenance in advance. And, the easy tool-less platen and print head removal makes maintenance easy. Small Footprint, Big Access To help you make the most of your workspace, we’ve engineered the ZT231 with a space-saving, compact design and bi-fold door that reduces the height needed to open your printer. Take the trouble out of media loading with an intuitive design and color-coded cues. Adjustable sensors offer greater media flexibility and the large ribbon roll capacity lets you change media less frequently. Connect Your Way Take advantage of a variety of standard connectivity options including USB, Serial, Ethernet and USB Host. Tap to pair and print with compatible mobile devices with the Print Touch tag (NFC). Add a second Ethernet port, 802.11ac or an Applicator port. Get RFID Without Complication Incorporate UHF RFID printing and encoding* for greater visibility and tracking. Get greater media flexibility and simple RFID calibration with Zebra’s adaptive encoding technology that eliminates complex placement guidelines. Update, Troubleshoot and Monitor – All from a Single Location With Zebra’s Printer Profile Manager Enterprise, part of Print DNA, you can easily manage, secure and troubleshoot your networked printers from any location. And an intuitive browser-based interface lets you see status at a glance, quickly triage issues to minimize downtime and perform updates and maintenance. Unparalleled, Peace-of-Mind Printer Security Security risks are real and costly. Endpoints are becoming popular targets – including networked thermal printers. Shield yourself from cyber attacks with Zebra’s PrintSecure, part of Print DNA. Easily configure your printers via secure connections, identify vulnerabilities, block unauthorized access and detect events before they happen. Zebra Certified Supplies Printing supplies provide a digital voice for assets across your supply chain. You rely on them to disseminate critical data throughout your organization. If something goes wrong with your printing supplies, operations are interrupted, productivity suffers and costs rise. That’s why we design, produce and rigorously pretest our own line of labels and tags to ensure consistent, optimized performance in your Zebra printer. For industry-leading quality, service and thermal printing expertise, choose Zebra Certified Supplies. Backed by Zebra’s Worldwide Service and Support Access repair support services anywhere around the globe through Zebra and its trusted network of more than 10,000 partners. Zebra OneCare™ Maintenance Plans provide enhanced coverage that exceeds standard warranty.
Physical Characteristics Dimensions ZT231 Closed: 17 in. L x 9.5 in. W x 11 in. H
432 mm L x 241 mm W x 279 mm H
ZT231 with Liner Takeup Unit:
17 in. L x 9.5 in. W x 12.75 in. H
432 mm L x 241 mm W x 324 mm H
Weight ZT231: 20 lbs./9.1 kg
ZT231 with Liner Takeup Unit: 24 lbs./10.9 kg
Printer Specifications Resolution 203 dpi/8 dots per mm
300 dpi/12 dots per mm (optional)
Memory 256 MB SDRAM memory
256 MB on-board linear Flash memory
Maximum Print Width 4.09 in./104 mm
Maximum Print Speed 12 ips (203 dpi)
8 ips (300 dpi)
Media Sensors Moveable transmissive and reflective sensors
Maximum Print Length 203 dpi: 157 in/3988 mm
300 dpi: 73in/1854 mm
Media Characteristics Minimum Label and Liner Length Tear mode: 0.7 in/18 mm
Cutter mode: 1 in/25 mm
Peel mode: 0.5 in/13 mm
Media Width 0.75 in./19.4 mm to 4.50 in./114 mm
Media Roll Size 8.0 in./203 mm O.D. on a 3.0 in./76 mm I.D. core
6.0 in./152 mm O.D. on a 1.0 in./25 mm I.D. core
Media Thickness 0.003 in./0.076 mm to 0.010 in./0.25 mm
Media Types Continuous, die-cut, notch, black mark
Ribbon Characteristics Standard Length 1,476 ft./450 m
Width 2 in./51 mm to 4.33 in./110 mm
Core 1.0 in./25.4 mm
Operating Characteristics Operating Temp. Thermal transfer: 40ºF to 105ºF/5º to 40ºC
Direct thermal: 32ºF to 105ºF/0º to 40ºC
Storage/Transportation Temperature -40ºF to 140ºF/-40º to 60ºC
Operating Humidity 20% to 85% non-condensing
Storage Humidity 5% to 85% non-condensing
Electrical Universal auto-ranging (PFC-compliant)
power supply 100-240 VAC; 50-60 Hz
ENERGY STAR certified
Agency Approvals IEC 62368-1, EN55022 Class B,
EN55024, EN55035, EN61000-3-2,
EN61000-3-3, FCC Class B, ICES-003,
FCC 15.209; 15.247(d), IC RSS 247,
EN 300 328, EN 301 893, EN 62311,
cTUVus, CE Marking, UKCA, VCCI,
KCC, and BIS

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