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Zebra LP2844 label Printer - ZPL Printable Version

 Product Description
** Product Discontinued - Switch to GC420D ** The Zebra LP2844 label Printer - ZPL or LP2844-Z uses the Zebra language, rather than the industry standard EPL Language. The Z version is only needed is speceifically required by your software. In most cases the standard LP2844 is required. Click here to see the Zebra LP2844 standard version (which is a bit cheaper)

The direct thermal LP 2844 bar code label printer is ideal for applications requiring a space-saving, desktop-size, 4.09" (104 mm) printer. This user-friendly printer delivers optimal performance in today's on-demand desktop labeling applications. The LP 2844 has a sturdy construction with a double-walled ABS casing.

Your Label printer comes with a FREE copy of Zebra Label Designer and windows Drivers

The LP 2844 integrates easily into a variety of printing applications, including shipping and receiving, inventory control, healthcare, and medical laboratories, transportation and logistics, and e-commerce postage. Serial, parallel, and USB interfaces, and an optional internal Ethernet (ZebraNet PrintServer II), make this flexible, reliable, and affordable printer a smart investment.

Ideal for:
Count on Zebra to help you prevent errors and improve the quality of healthcare. Use the direct thermal LP 2844 in hospitals and medical laboratories.

Inventory Management
Streamline your inventory management process with bar code printing and scanning solutions. Count on Zebra desktop printers for warehouse shelf labeling and inventory control.

Improve shipping and tracking efficiency with high-quality, readily scanned bar code labels from the LP 2844.

Sturdy construction
Seamless application integration


Standard Features:

  • Print method: Direct thermal (LP)
  • Construction: ABS double-walled casing
  • OpenACCESS™ design
  • Head-up sensor
  • Windows® drivers (95, 98, Me, NT4.0, NT2000, XP)
  • Windows printer utilities

Printer Specifications:
-203 dpi (8 dots/mm)

-Standard: 256 KB SRAM; 512 KB Flash
-Optional: 512 KB SRAM; 1 MB Flash

Print width
-4.09" (104 mm) maximum
-Print length
-11" (279 mm) with standard memory
-22" (584 mm) with expanded memory

Print speed
-4" (102 mm)/sec

Media sensors

Media Characteristics
Maximum label and liner width:
-4.25" (108 mm)
-2.8" (71 mm) with Media Adapter Guide

Minimum label and liner width
-1.00" (25.4 mm)
-0.585" (15 mm) with Media Adapter Guides

Maximum label and liner length
-11" (279 mm) (with standard memory)
-Line mode: Unlimited

Maximum label and liner length (optional)
-22" (558 mm)

Maximum roll diameter
-5" (127 mm)

Core diameter
-1.0" (25.4 mm) and 1.5" (38 mm)

Media thickness
-0.003" (.075 mm) to 0.007" (0.18 mm)

Media types
-fanfold, roll-fed, die-cut, continuous, tag stock, continuous
receipt, linerless

Operating Characteristics

Operating temperature:
-DT: Operating temperature 40° F (5° C) to 105° F (41° C)
Direct thermal

Storage temperatures
-40° F (-40° C) to 140° F (60° C)

Operating humidity
10-90% non-condensing R.H.

Storage humidity
5-95% non-condensing R.H.

-Autoranging external power supply with C7 type connector
-Output: 20 VDC, 2.5 A
-Input: 100-240 VAC, 50-60 Hz
Agency approvals










Physical Characteristics
7.9" (201 mm)
6.7" (170 mm)
8.4" (238 mm)
3 lbs (1.4 kg)
Shipping weight
5.6 lbs (2.5 kg)
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Liner-free platen

Real time clock

ZebraNet PrintServer II for Ethernet connectivity (Internal and External available)

Dispenser with label taken sensor

Expanded memory (up to 1 MB flash; 512 KB SRAM)

Asian Font Set
Communication and Interface Capabilities
Serial RS-232 (DB9)

Parallel (Centronics)


Optional internal Ethernet (ZebraNet PrintServer II)
Programming Languages
Core programming languages
EPL2, Line Mode
Bar Codes/Symbologies
Code 128 with subsets A/B/C
Code 39
Code 93
Interleaved 2-of-5
UPC-A and UPC-E with 2 or 5 digit extensions
EAN-8 and EAN-13 with 2 or 5 digit extensions
Japanese Postnet
German Post Code
QR Code (requires Asian version printer)
Data Matrix
Fonts and Graphics
Standard Fonts: 5 bitmapped, expandable 8x

Soft font storage in Flash memory

DOS Code Pages Supported: 437, 850, 851, 852, 855, 857, 860, 861, 862, 863, 865, 866, 869, 737

Windows Code Pages Supported: 1250, 1251, 1252, 1253, 1254, 1255, 1256, 1257

Manufacturer:  Zebra
Zebra LP2844 label Printer - ZPL
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