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Zebra S4M Industrial Barcode Label Printer Zebra Technologies

Standard Features

  • Print Methods: Direct thermal and Thermal Transfer (optional)
  • Construction: Die-cast metal frame with sheet metal enclosure
  • Metal media cover with enlarged clear window
  • Element Energy EqualizerTM (E3®) for superior print quality
  • Back-lit LCD control panel
  • Parallel, USB 1.1 and RS-232 serial ports
  • UnicodeTM - Compliant

Printer Specifications

203 dpi (8 dots/mm)
300 dpi (12 dots/mm)
4MB Flash, 8MB DRAM
Print width
4.09"/104 mm
Print length
203 dpi: 157"/3,988 mm and 300dpi: 73"/1854 mm (optional)
Print speed
203 dpi:

6" (152 mm)/sec

300 dpi:

6" (152 mm)/sec
Media sensors

Media Characteristics

Maximum label and liner width
0.75"/19.4 mm to 4.50"/114 mm
Minimum label and liner width
0.75" (19.4 mm)
Maximum label and liner length
Maximum non-continuous: 39"/991 mm
Maximum label and liner length (optional)
39" (991 mm)
Core diameter
8.0" (203 mm) O.D. on a 3" (76 mm) I.D. core
6.0" (152 mm) O.D. on a 1" (25 mm) I.D. core
Media thickness
0.003"/0.076 mm to 0.010"/0.25 mm
Media types
continuous, die-cut, tag, black mark

Ribbon Characteristics

Outside diameter
3.2"/81.3 mm
Standard length
984'/300 m or 1476'/450 m
2:1 media roll to ribbon ratio for 984'/300 m
3:1 media roll ribbon ratio for 1476'/450 m
Ribbon width
1.57"/40 mm to 4.33"/110 mm
Ribbon setup
Ribbon wound ink-side out
ID Core
1.0" (25.4 mm)

Operating Characteristics

Operating temperature
TT: Operating temperature 40° F (5° C) to 104° F (40° C) Thermal transfer
DT: Operating temperature 32° F (0° C) to 104° F (40° C) Direct thermal
Storage temperatures
-40° F (-40° C) to 140° F (60° C)
Operating humidity
20% to 85% non-condensing
Storage humidity
5% to 85% non-condensing
Universal auto-ranging (PFC-complaint) power supply 90-265VAC, 48-62 Hz
Agency approvals
  • IEC 60950
  • EN 55022 Class B
  • EN55024
  • EN 61000-3-2
  • EN 61000-3-3

Physical Characteristics

10.7"/272 mm
11.6" (295 mm)
18.8" (477 mm)
27.2 lbs (12.4 kg)
Shipping weight
33.5 lbs (15.2 kg)

Related Products

  • Thermal Transfer Ribbon Handling System
  • Print head 300 dpi (12 dots/mm) (ZPL Only)
  • A front mount, passive peel, w/ no take-up spindle
  • Factory installed 64 MB (61 MB user available) Flash Memory option
  • Additional scalable and smooth bitmapped fonts available
  • ZebraNet Wireless Print Server
  • Internal ZebraNet 10/100 Print Server
  • External ZebraNet 10/100 Print Server
  • External ZebraNet PrintServer II (Discontinued)
  • Keyboard Display Unit (KDU) (EPL only)
  • Real Time Clock (RTC)
  • APL-I firmware
  • APL-D firmware
  • Factory installed full-width guillotine knife cutter and catch tray
Communication and Interface Capabilities
  • RS-232 serial port
  • USB 1.1
  • Parallel

Programming Languages

Core programming languages

Bar Codes/Symbologies

Code 11
Code 39
Code 93
Code 128 with subsets A/B/C and UCC case codes
UPC-A with 2 or 5 digit extensions
Standard 2-of-5
Industrial 2-of-5
Interleaved 2-of-5
Planet Code
RSS (reduced space symbology)
Code 49
Data Matrix
QR Code
TLC 39
RSS / GS1 DataBar family (12 barcodes)
Fonts and Graphics
  • 7 bitmapped, 1 smooth scalable (CG TriumvirateTM Bold Condensed)
  • International character sets supporting the following code page: IBM® Code Page 850 International character set
  • Support user-defined fonts and graphics - including custom logos
  • ZPL II drawing commands - including boxes and lines
    (ZPL only, other firmware languages may vary)

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With over 30 years of experience and nearly three million printers in use, Zebra is the trusted brand for more than 90% of Zebra Technologies Inc. Zebra printers provide you with special printing solutions for high requirements. The widest and best range of printers for labels, bar codes, and RFID applications in the market from this well-known manufacturer is right at your hands. Their card printer systems as well are successful worldwide. As official distributor, BARCODE TECHNOLOGIES LTD offers pooled competence in sales and consulting for all special barcode printer systems from Zebra. For over twenty years, the brand name Zebra has been inseparable from barcode and label printers. Many of the largest companies in all industry, transport and logistics rely on the robustness and efficiency of these printers. This makes Zebra one of the leading suppliers of businesses that have a need for speed, reliability, and precision in label and bar code printing. Not only unrivalled robustness makes Zebra the prime choice over other brands, Zebra’s real strength is their large market share: all important software systems come with built-in support for Zebra printers, which makes installation just a matter of a few clicks with your mouse. The simple to use and easy to install devices offer you an exceptional opportunity to open up new markets and further expand existing customer potential. With the versatile printer line from Zebra, you have the right solution for every budget. We keep almost the entire range of printers ready for delivery, so that you can always satisfy your customers‘ needs at any time required. For your convenience, we also deliver suitable accessories, such as original ink ribbons, various label formats, and printer accessories, as well as blank, magnetic or RFID cards - usually delivered overnight. At the same time, you can rest assured that our prices are always among the lowest in the market to make your business competitive at any time. Along with the hardware and a wide selection of original consumables, BARCODE TECHNOLOGIES LTD also offers you professional consulting, training and high competence for support or repair of devices. Fortune 500 companies.

About Barcode Industrial Printers
We offer a range of Direct Thermal and Thermal Transfer Industrial barcode label printers from Zebra, Datamax, Toshiba TEC, Intermec, Paxar Monarch and SATO.