Desktop Thermal Printers offer 6 ips print speed.

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Available in direct thermal and combination of direct thermal/thermal transfer versions, G-Series is suited for printing receipts, price marking tags, shipping and return labels, and boarding passes. Connectivity options include 802.11g, Bluetooth wireless, and 10/100 Ethernet for network integration. Printers feature LCD display, co-resident native ZPL and EPL programming languages, and remote printer management via ZebraNet Bridge Enterprise software.

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Zebra Technologies Launches G-Series Desktop Thermal Printers: The Next Generation of Specialty Printing Performance and Reliability

Innovative features, compact size, and a wide range of options and media deliver a complete solution for users across a spectrum of industries

VERNON HILLS, Ill., July 14 /-- Zebra Technologies (NASDAQ:ZBRA), a global leader in specialty printing and automatic identification solutions, today announced the launch of the new G-Series line of thermal desktop printers. With a wide array of innovative features and connectivity options, the new printers bring best-in-class speed, performance, and a heritage of over 3 million desktop printers sold worldwide to a host of markets and printing applications.

The G-series products are available in both direct thermal and a combination of direct thermal/thermal transfer versions. They are compatible with Zebra's multiple ribbon and label combinations, even those that work in the harshest conditions. The printers, utilizing Zebra's high-quality in-stock media, are ideal for printing labels, receipts, price marking tags, shipping and return labels, boarding passes, ID wristbands and tags, admission tickets, and much more.

"The Zebra G-Series represents a sophisticated new generation of desktop printers," said Glenn Williams, Zebra's desktop senior product manager. "Zebra's intensive research, development and testing have produced an easy-to-use, compact design with exceptional functionality. In addition to available wireless connectivity, this new flagship desktop line demonstrates Zebra's long-held practice of listening to the needs and concerns of our customers and developing comprehensive solutions that meet their current and emerging application requirements."

Highest Speed, Best-in-Class Performance, All in a Compact Footprint

The Zebra G-Series offers superior speed and performance for higher throughput and several connectivity options and configuration possibilities for optimal flexibility. From the feature-rich GX models to the more basic GK models, the compact printers are designed to support multiple applications across a wide range of industries and operating environments.

Best-in-class attributes of the Zebra G-Series include:

o Wide range of connectivity options include 802.11g and Bluetooth wireless and 10/100 Ethernet for easy network integration of GX printers. LCD display, standard with wireless options, clearly communicates prompts and status.

o Co-resident native ZPL and EPL programming languages fit into existing or legacy environments with equal ease.

o Six inches per second print speed. The GX model is the fastest desktop printer currently available, resulting in increased productivity in all application uses.

o Sleek, compact design of the G-Series direct thermal printer offers the smallest footprint in the 4-inch desktop category today, saving much-needed space in crowded desktop environments.

o Ease of use provides faster media loading for increased productivity, with no training required. The direct thermal/thermal transfer version offers the easiest and fastest ribbon loading system available.

o High memory capacity. Firmware, forms, fonts and graphics are permanently stored in the printer. Flash memory provides faster processing, and increased SDRAM enables longer formats to accommodate more demanding applications.

o Rugged, high-quality construction provides greater durability and reliability than most desktop printers.

o Remote printer management, via ZebraNet Bridge Enterprise software, allows viewing and control of worldwide printer networks from a single location.

Zebra also offers a host of options to customize the Zebra G-Series printers to meet a wide range of industry and application requirements. For instance, labels in the retail pharmacy setting must be resistant to heat, UV lights, water and common bathroom products. Zebra can develop materials that are compatible with the G-Series and match these specifications. Other industry applications include, but are not limited to, parcel/postal, retail, manufacturing, security, transportation, recreation and entertainment.

The new Zebra G-Series thermal desktop printer line is now available in North America, EMEA, Latin America and Asia Pacific.

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

Source: Zebra Technologies

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