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TLP 2844-z Flashing Red Light When I Try To Print

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I have a TLP 2844-z that we're trying to get set up as a label printer for UPS. However, I am in the begining stages of setting up this station. When I try to do a test print to that printer.. be either from Notepad or the Windows Test Page, the printer immediately starts flashing a red light. If I hold down on the feed button to make it do a callibration, it will callibrate, then print the page. However, when I try to print again, it will go back to flashing red. Any thoughts?

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  • The IT Guy Oct 20, 2008

    I assume when you say Green button, you mean the feed button that is currently flashing red. When I press that button once, without holding it down, nothing happens. If I hold the button down and allow it to flash 1, 2, 3, and 4 times it will do the configure/printing that it would normally.

  • Anonymous Jan 20, 2009

    We have the same issue with the feed light blinking red. Did you find a solution?

  • Rhonda Parks Mar 24, 2009

    I have the same problem. Has anyone solved this?

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When the light flashes red, press the green button once. What happens then?

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