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LOADING TAPE CASSETTE

I HAVE A OLDER BROTHER P-TOUCH AND IVE LOST MY INSTRUCTIONS. I CANT FIGURE OUT HOW TO LOAD IT. THIS IS MY 2ND TIME TO PUT NEW TAPE IN IT I TURN IT LOAD IT THEN TURN IT ON AND PRESS PRINT. SOME BLACK LABLES COME OUT THEN NOTHING ,AND IT MAKES A WEIRD NOISE AM I NOT LOADING IT RIGHT? THIS TAPE IS EXPENSIVE AND THE BOX IT COMES DOESNT SAY ANYTHING I WOULD REALLY APPRECIATE YOUR HELP THANKS SO MUCH

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  • dpoindexter Nov 17, 2008

    I HAVE A BROTHER P-TOUCH I DO NOT HAVE THE INSTUCTIONS AND I CANT GET IT TO LOAD I PUT NEW TAPE IN IT AND TRY TO PRINT BLACK AND WHITE TAPE CAME OUT KNOW NOTHING COMES OUT AND IT MAKES A WEIRD NOISE I THINK IM LOADING IT WRONG ANY ADVICE? PLEASE AND THANK YOU

  • irkabiala Jan 11, 2009

    I can't loading the cassette , The black toner ( black tape with the print) just go with out the white tape.Look like the white tape some how go inside the cassette , not out side .I can get the white tape form plastic cassette .Look like the tape is deep stay inside the cassette .

    I just get brand new .What i need to do ?I will need bay the new ?

  • debbie_just_ Jan 20, 2009

    i cant load my tape i have lost my instructions....it makes a noise put doesn't take the tape

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Http://www.brother-usa.com/Manuals/default.aspx?ProductID=PT1830&ProductGroupID=8

Click the link above, select the model you have and download the manual (1180 is in the list).

Hope this helps.

Posted on Dec 05, 2008

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