Mobile Label Printer Comparison Chart




As advertised February 2012
RW220, RW320, RW420 Zebra mobile label printer
Datamax O'Neil mobile label printer
Intermec mobile label printers
Model RW220/320/420 RL4 PB22/32/50
Label Sizes 2 in., 3 in. or 4 in. labels 4 in. labels 2 in., 3 in. or 4 in. labels
Memory 8MB Flash, 16MB Ram 16MB RAM, 64MB Flash 16MB RAM, 64MB Flash
Communications RS232, RJ-45 10 pin, USB, Optional: Bluetooth, 802.11g or 802.11b RS232, 2.0 USB, Class 2 v2.0 Bluetooth, serial port profile, 802.11a/b/g RS-232 Serial, USB v.2.0
optional: Bluetooth v.2.0 Class 1, 802.11b/g
Wireless Security 802.11i, VPN, WPA or WPA2 WPA, WPA2, PSK/Enterprise, LEAP, EAP-PEAP, EAP-FASY, EAP-TTLS, EAP-LEAP, WEP WEP (64 and 128 bit) LEAP; WPA-PSK (TKIP/RC4); WPA2/802.11i-PSK (CCMP/AES); EAP-TLS, -TTLS, -PEAP, -FAST
Print Speed and Resolution 3 in./sec, 203 dpi 4 in./sec, 203dpi 4ips (101.6mm/sec), 203 dpi
Print Technology direct thermal direct thermal direct thermal
Media Options receipt, tag, gap, continuous receipt, continuous, linerless linered and linerless labels with black mark or gap sensing
external fanfold or loan supply
labels or receipt media
Programming Languages CPCL-native, ZPL, EPL, EPL2, XML NETira Configuration Tool, DPL, ZPLII, CPCL, IPL, XML, EZ Print IPL, Fingerprint, Z5im(ZPLII Simulation), ESC-P, DSim (DPL), CSim (CPCL)
Character Sets Standard Fonts: 25 bitmapped, 1 smooth, scalable (CG Triumvirate Bold Condensed), Contains UFST from Agfa Monotype Corp.
Optional: downloadable bitmapped and scalable fonts
International (optional): Chinese 16x16, 16x16 simplified, 24x24 simp.
Japanese 16x16, 24x24
Unicode/UTF8 support, 50 international symbol sets, Big 5, JIS and Shift JIS and more
Optional: Arabic, Greek, Hebrew, OCR-A, OCR-B, Unicode subset including Latin and Thai, additional languages available
English and Latin
Optional: Western European, ASCII, CodePage 850, Central European, Cyrillic, Latin, Greek, Turkish, Hebrew, Arabic, Baltic, Baltic RIM, Vietnamese, Thai, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean, UTF-8
Graphics supports user defined fonts and graphics including custom logos Supports storage of graphics/logos in Flash memory and transient "print once" graphic Supports user-defined fonts, graphics, formats and layouts, including custom logos
Barcode Symbologies

Linear: Code 39, Code 93, UCC/EAN-128, Code 128, UPC-E, UPC-A, EAN-8, EAN-13, EAN-14, UPC and EAN 2 or 5 digit extensions, Plessey, FIM, Postnet, Interleaved 2-of-5, MSI, Codabar
2D: PDF417, DataMatrix, MaxiCode, RSS/GS1 DataBar family (12 barcodes), QR Code

Linear: Codebar, Code 3 of 9, Code93, Code 128, EAN-8, EAN13, Interleaved 2 of 5, HIBC, PLESSEY, MSI/Plessey, UCC/EAN-128, UPC-A, UPC-E, UPC 2 and 5 digit addendums, Postnet, Telepen, UPS MaxiCode, FIM, USD-8
2D Symbologies: PDF417, Aztec, QR Code, GS1, Datamatrix, TLC39, MicroPDF417
All major 1D and 2D symbologies
User Interface 4 button angled LCD 128X64 LCD display with white LED backlighting
Four button user interface
LCD and four buttons: standby, paper feed, setup, info
Four audio status indicators: error alert, hardware change alert, button press alert, and startup alert
Accessories Options: magnetic stripe reader and EMV level one certified smart card reader, AC charger, quad charger, fanfold bin, vehicle cradle for docking and charging, ram mount kit, shoulder strap/hand strap, environmental soft case, fanfold media support, linerless label support, wireless security support (802.11i, VPN, WPA or WPA2) Included: battery and swivel belt clip
Optional: AC power adapter, cigarette lighter adapter, cleaning cards, forklift mounting system, 48-60V power adapter for forklifts, fuse box power cable kit, 2-bay battery charger, spare Li-Ion battery, vehicle mounting system, charging dock, IP54 soft case, hand strap and shoulder strap, belt loop system, USB cable, serial cables
hand strap, shoulder strap, belt clip, protective case, cart mount, vehicle mount, battery pack, four-bay battery charger, A/C adapter, A/C power cord, truck power cable adapter, truck power cable, forklift power cable, serial cable
Safety Approvals FCC Part 15 Class B, Canadian ICES-003, VCCI, NOM/NYCE, CE Compliance (Class B), C-Tick, CSA contact for current list North America: UL and cUL listed, UL-60950-1
Europe: D Mark, EN 60950-1, CE Marked
Mexico: NYCE Certified, NOM19
Other Countries: IEC 60950-1
Warranty   2 years (including platen roller, printhead and installed options) when used with approved supplies
extended warranties available
One-year; additional Medallion service packages available
Power 7.4V Li-Ion, 4.0Ah 14.4B Li-Ion, 2200mAh
External DC jack, 11-15V, built-in spike and surge protection
4-6 hours to recharge
lasts 16 hours for 500 labels in 802.11 environment
7.4V Li-Ion, 2.3 Ah, rechargeable battery; PB50 - 14.8V Li-Ion, 2.2 Ah, rechargeable battery
Drop Specs 6 ft 6 ft 1.5m (5 ft) drops to concrete 26 times including all corners and sides
PB22/32: 2m (6.5 ft) multiple drops to concrete with optional protective case
Physical Dimensions 6.3 in. X 6.9 in. X 3.0 in. 6.52 in. X 7.87 in. X 3.18 in. 4 in. X 6.9 in. X 2.8 in.
5 in. X 7.2 in. X 3.2 in.
6.3 in. X 6.9 in. X 3.1 in.
Weight 2 lbs 2.16 lbs 23.9oz/29.2oz/42oz (with battery)
Operating Temp -4ºF to 131ºF -4ºF to 122ºF 5ºF to 122ºF
Rain and Dust Protection   8kV Air/6kV Contact IP54 (excludes paper path)

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