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TLP2844 won't print

User tried printing a normal document to the barcode printer and it jammed up. Turn off and then on and get a orange light, re-calibrate it goes green but won't print, then turn off and then back on and it goes orange again. I think the memory may have been damaged not sure =S

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  • david_arnold Sep 25, 2008

    nice try but i think its the printers circuit board, because they use bartender to pirnt out labels and the printer is not going to print out a word document. so i think yeah it jammed it up electronically

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Hi David,

Default the printer so you have a green light.
Print a configuration label so you have the printer's settings.

Check the document you are trying to print.
If your "normal document" is using PCL, it won't print because you aren't speaking the printer's language.
Make sure you are using a Zebra driver and that the label/media settings match your printer. Look at your direct thermal/thermal transfer setting and your media length setting -- especially continuous vs. non-continuous.

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