Zebra® RW Series™
Mobile Printing for Businesses on the Go
Wireless Printers Add Versatility to Printing Tasks
on the Open Road
Designed for the Road Warrior, the Zebra RW series of
mobile printers are ideal for printing delivery receipts and
invoices on the go. The modular design allows users to
choose among wireless options, card readers, and integral
accessories such as vehicle mounts for simplified route
printing. Easy-access vehicle mounting cradles and charging
options as well as user-intuitive interfaces and angled displays
enhance the convenience and simplicity of mobile printing.
Resilient and lightweight, these
IP54-certified printers can withstand
the harsh demands of a number of
route accounting and field service
printing applications, including:
• Invoices
Rough and Ready Durability for Reliable Printing
Uniquely designed for harsh outdoor environments, RW series
mobile printers endure extreme temperatures and weather
conditions. Bounce it in the truck, carry it in the rain, drop it
• Delivery Receipts
• Service Estimates
• Sales Orders
• Inventory Management
• Mobile point-of-sale
• DEX*
* DEX communication for Direct Store Delivery
(U.S. only)
to the pavement, and expect the same performance day in
and day out.
RW Series
Meet the RW series!
The RW Series: rugged enough for the
Road Warrior.
With the most feature-rich offering of any
mobile printer in the market:
Rugged and Easy to Use Printer
• IP54 certified for resistance to
windblown water and dust
• Damage-resistant to multiple drops of
up to 6 feet to concrete
• Weight of 1 1/2 to 2 pounds pounds for
effortless mobility
• Resistant to extreme hot and cold
RW 220
RW 420
The user-friendly 2-inch RW 220 simplifies
printing tasks for the mobile workforce with
intuitive interfaces, rugged construction and
reliable printing.
Neither wind, nor rain, nor harsh temperatures
can keep the RW 420 from delivering highquality 4-inch receipts and tickets.
Ergonomically designed to fit
comfortably on the hip.
• Single push button media access for
simple re-loading
• Angled LCD for easy viewing of printer
status comes standard
Smart and Sophisticated Operation
• Print using the same commands of your
Zebra tabletop or desktop printers with
common language support.
• Secure customer and proprietary data
being sent to the printer with native
security support for protocols such as
WPA, VPN and Kerberos.
• Quickly and easily print complex labels,
symbologies and graphics thanks to the
RW series' fast processor and large
Width: 4.09"/104 mm
Length: Continuous
Width: 2.20"/56 mm
Length: Continuous
203 dpi/8 dots per mm
203 dpi/8 dots per mm
3"/76.2 mm per second maximum
3"/76.2 mm per second maximum
(Base Version)
Width: 4.4"/112 mm
Depth: 2.9"/74 mm
Height: 6.8"/173 mm
Weight: 1.45 lbs./658 g
(Card Reader Version)
Width: 4.4"/112 mm
Depth: 3.2"/81.2 mm
Height: 6.8"/173 mm
Weight: 1.55 lbs./703 g
(Base Version)
Width: 6.3"/160 mm
Depth: 3.0"/76 mm
Height: 6.9"/175 mm
Weight: 2.00 lbs./ 907 g
(Card Reader Version)
Width: 6.3"/160 mm
Depth: 3.1"/79 mm
Height: 6.9"/175 mm
Weight: 2.15 lbs./ 975 g
Media width: 2"/51 mm to 4.12"/105 mm
Media width: 1"/25 mm to 2.37"/60 mm
For More Information
Contact your Zebra representative for additional printer
specifications. For information on Zebra’s other printers,
supplies, software and accessories, ask your reseller, call
+1 800 423 0442, or visit our Web site www.zebra.com.
RW Series
Vehicle Cradles
Lithium-Ion Chargers
Delivery Verification Slips
Use a RW series
printer at the point of transaction, to print a delivery receipt
that confirms the actual quantities that transferred possession.
RW 420 cradle: Intuitive, push
button release cradle for convenient
storage and charging of the printer
while in a vehicle. Fanfold media can
be fed through the base of the
cradle to extend the media capacity
of the printer.
Fast Charger: Charges a single
Zebra Li-Ion battery at a time in
approximately 2–5 hours.
Quad Charger: Charges up to 4
Zebra Li-Ion batteries at a time in
approximately 2–5 hours.
DC/DC vehicle charger with
cigarette lighter adapter: Plug the
printer into your vehicle's cigarette
lighter adapter for convenient
charging on the go.
Lithium-Ion Batteries
RW 220 cradle- Grab your printer
and go! Store your compact printer
conveniently in the vehicle and
release it instantly to take to the
customer with a push of a lever.
Flexible Ram Mounting kits are also
available for mounting the cradles in
convenient orientations.
Take days off your billing cycle! Using mobile
computers and printers to issue invoices at the
time of delivery accelerates the payment process,
eliminating the need for manual data entry and
billing in the office.
Service Estimates
Offer customers documented
information regarding the estimate that was quoted. This estimate is entered into the system
in real-time and can be easily
accessed when the customer
calls in using the
contact information and estimate
number that is indicated on the printout.
Mobile Point of Sale/Queue Busting
Lithium-ion (Li-Ion) cells represent
the latest in mobile battery
technology. They offer higher powerto-volume and power-to-weight than
their nickel metal hydride and nickel
cadmium counterparts. Order spare
Li-Ion batteries for your RW series
printer to guarantee you'll always be
charged up and ready to go!
Mobile Media
Watch sales and satisfaction improve when you offer
line- or queue-busting, mobile point-of-sale service,
featuring Zebra printers with integrated card readers
and wireless network connectivity.
Ticketing/Passenger Information
Print tickets or passenger information
on-board buses, trains or boats for an efficient
way of reducing lines and increasing customer
Add dust and rain protection to your
RW series mobile printer with an
environmental case. By adding an
extra layer of protection, your printer
will be well prepared for the
harshest conditions.
Improve safety, enforceability,
and efficiency with electronic
citation systems that are easy to
use and tough to beat.
Zebra provides both in-stock and
custom-made solutions for all applications, including more than 1,000
combinations of high-quality and
reliable labels, tags, and receipts. All
products are designed and tested on
Zebra products to ensure optimum
print quality. Paper with watermarks,
custom logos, and UV-resistant
coatings are all available for
customized and attractive printouts.
RW Series
Specifications at a Glance*
With optional magnetic stripe and
EMV™-certified smart card readers,
the RW 220 or RW 420 can simplify
transaction processing in real-time.
Fonts and Character Sets
Meets IP54 certification
Operating Temp. -4º F/-20º C to 131º F/55º C
Storage/Environ. -22º F/-30º C to 149º F/65º C
Operating Humidity 10-90% non-condensing
Storage Humidity 10-90% non-condensing
Standard Fonts*: 25 bitmapped, 1 smooth,
scalable (CG Triumvirate Bold Condensed)
Optional Fonts: downloadable bitmapped and
scalable fonts
International character sets (optional): Chinese
16 x 16 (trad), 16 x 16 (simplified), 24 x 24
(simplified); Japanese 16 x 16, 24 x 24,
Standard 4.0 Ah, 7.4V battery(RW 420)
Standard 2.0 Ah, 7.4V battery (RW 220)
External charging options (vehicle and AC)
Shock-mounted internal components
Selectable baud rate: 9600 to 115.2 Kbps
Xon/Xoff or hardware flow control (RTS/CTS)
USB 2.0 full speed support, 12 Mbits/second
Print method: Direct Thermal
Resolution: 203 dpi/8 dots per mm
Maximum print speed: 3"/76.2 mm per second
FCC Part 15 Class B, VCCI Class B, NOM/NYCE
CE compliance (Class B), C-Tick, CSA
4 MB Flash, 8 MB DRAM
ZebraDesigner™ Pro
ZebraNet™ Bridge Enterprise
Zebra Universal Driver
Label Vista
Auto-detect firmware load
Smart battery management (monitors battery for
longer life and performance)
Wavelink Avalanche Support
Construction: Impact-modified polycarbonate,
abrasion-resistant rubber overmold.
Drop specification: 6-foot multiple drops
to concrete
LCD: Ergonomic, angled display for
better viewing
Strain relief RS 232 serial interface
Fanfold slot for accepting external media
(RW 420 only)
Self-centering media holders
Rugged design
4-button angled LCD (standard)
Standard serial and USB interfaces
Advanced 32-bit architecture for high speed
Smart battery management
Graphic Features
Supports user-defined fonts and graphics—
including custom logos
Bar Code Symbologies
Linear Bar Codes: Code 39, Code 93, UCC/EAN128, EAN-14, Code 128, UPC-A, UPC-E, EAN-8,
EAN-13, EAN-14, UPC and EAN 2-of-5 digital
extensions, Plessey, FIM Postnet, Interleaved
2-of-5, MSI, Codabar
2-Dimensional: PDF417, Data Matrix, MaxiCode,
RSS, Composite Symbology, QR
*Contains UFST from Monotype Imaging, Inc.
Networking and Connectivity
Bluetooth® v. 1.2
Symbol Compact Flash
Zebra Value Radio
Native Wireless Security Support: VPN, WPA,
RW 420 can be configured with dual radios
(Bluetooth and 802.11b)
Native CPCL with ZPL® and EPL™ support
Max. Roll Size (O.D.): 2.25"/57 mm
Max. Media Width (RW 420): 4.12"/105 mm
Max. Media Width (RW 220): 2.37"/60 mm
I.D. core: .75"/19 mm or 1.38"/ 34.9 mm
Thickness: .002"/.05 mm to .0063"/.16 mm
Media Types: direct thermal tags or receipt paper,
synthetic media, UV coated media, limited label
For optimum print quality and printer performance,
use Genuine Zebra Supplies.
Magnetic stripe reader and EMV-certified smart
card reader
Lithium Ion Fast AC Charger
Lithium Ion Quad Charger
Cigarette lighter charger
(for in-vehicle charging)
Vehicle cradle for docking and charging
Ram Mount Kit
Shoulder Strap/Hand Strap
Environmental Soft Case
Fanfold media support (RW 420 only)
*Specifications subject to change without notice. ©2006 ZIH Corp. ZebraLink, ZebraDesigner, ZebraNet, EPL, and all product names and
numbers are Zebra trademarks, and Zebra and ZPL are registered trademarks of ZIH Corp. All rights reserved. EMV is a trademark of
EMVCo, LLC. Bluetooth is a registered trademark of Bluetooth SIG, Inc. CG Triumvirate is a registered trademark of Agfa Division,
Miles Inc. UFST is a registered trademark of Monotype Imaging, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
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ADDRESS: 333 Corporate Woods Parkway, Vernon Hills, IL 60061-3109 U.S.A. WEB: www.zebra.com
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