Carrier houses/charges mobile printer and computer.

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Supporting mobile printer and Motorola rugged mobile computers, RW 420 Route Palette allows workers to carry RW 420 printer for direct store delivery and route accounting. Ergonomic device can be carried by shoulder strap or fixed grip handle, or held in arm like painter's palette while user enters data and prints receipts, invoices, and inventory pick tickets. It features LED indicators, built-in DEX interface, and release for separate use of printer and computer as needed.

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Zebra Technologies Announces the RW 420 Route Palette, a High-Efficiency Solution for the Mobile Workforce

Simultaneous housing and charging of the Zebra RW 420 and Motorola's rugged mobile computers and enterprise digital assistants deliver convenience and efficiency

VERNON HILLS, Ill., June 24 / / - Zebra Technologies (NASDAQ:ZBRA), a global leader in specialty printing and automatic identification solutions, announced today the launch of the RW 420 Route Palette. This multifunction device allows mobile workers to carry the RW 420, Zebra's leading mobile printer for direct store delivery (DSD) and route accounting, with their choice of Motorola's industry-leading rugged mobile computers: the MC70, the recently announced MC75 enterprise digital assistant (EDA) and the MC9000 mobile computers.

Designed with the road warrior in mind, the RW 420 Route Palette, which features simultaneous charging of the printer and mobile computer, is both sturdy and ergonomic. Mobile workers can carry it by a shoulder strap or fixed grip handle. During use, they can hold it in their arms like a painter's palette as they enter data and print receipts, invoices, inventory pick tickets and other items. The RW 420 Route Palette also features a simple release so that workers can use the printer and computer individually as necessary.

"Motorola's relationship with Zebra demonstrates our commitment to align with partners to deliver field-based enterprise mobility solutions that improve workforce productivity, optimize business operations and provide competitive advantage," said Brian Viscount, vice president of mobile computing, Motorola's Enterprise Mobility business.

The RW 420 Route Palette utilizes LED (light-emitting diode) indicators to alert users of the charging status and any error conditions. It also includes a built-in DEX (Digital Exchange) interface, which allows for easy integration with direct store delivery operations.

"By integrating world-class products from Zebra and Motorola, the RW 420 Route Palette offers a durable and convenient solution that delivers optimal efficiency to the mobile workforce," said Marty Johnson, mobile workforce practice leader for Zebra Technologies. "Additionally, the simplified charging process provides multiple benefits for the user, including a smaller footprint inside the vehicle, less time spent charging individual devices and the cost savings associated with purchasing only one charger."

Accessories available for charging the RW 420 Route Palette include:

- Vehicle Cradle: This push-button release cradle can be mounted in any vehicle for convenient, secure storage and simultaneous charging. An optional RAM mount allows for flexible access and orientation.

- AC Power Adapter: Allows users to connect the RW 420 Route Palette to a wall outlet and charge both the printer and terminal at once. A vehicle adapter is also available for charging in the vehicle without a cradle.

- 4-Bay Power Station: Charges four RW 420 Route Palettes with one electrical outlet. It can be mounted on the wall in settlement rooms and field service dispatch centers.

The RW 420 Route Palette is now available in North America. For more information on Zebra's solutions for the mobile worker, please visit or call +1 847 423 0442.

About Zebra Technologies

Zebra Technologies Corporation improves customers' business performance through products and solutions that identify, track and manage assets, transactions and people. In more than 100 countries around the world, more than 90 percent of Fortune 500 companies use innovative and reliable Zebra printers, supplies, RFID products and software to increase productivity, improve quality, lower costs, and deliver better customer service. Information about Zebra and Zebra-brand products can be found at

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