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ZM400 is printing my label smaller that my program is set to.

My label program is set to print to a 1"x3" (h x w) label but when the ZM400 prints the label it comes out small enough to fit on a .75"x1.75" (h x w). I have tried changing drivers on the windows server the print job is coming from but no change. The label is programed in ZPLll . I have used the same label program at many other clients, with out this issue, printing on printer models: 105SL, 110XilllPlus, LP2844 Z.

Any help would be greatly appreciated!
Jimmy

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  • BarbB179 Mar 23, 2009

    We have formatted labels from a Filemaker program for 1.5 x 3 inches but when printing to the Zebra, it cuts off the right edge of the printing and only prints a 2 inch wide label. We have tried everything we can think of as well. It prints fine on a plain paper laser printer when testing.

  • CGA Pkg Aug 17, 2010

    Can you tell me which software you are using?

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SOURCE: Zebra LP2844 printer prints garbage

Sounds like you might be using a bad driver, or the printer is in dump mode.
Try hitting the green button and see if it says exiting dump.
If still having trouble, inside the printer it tells you that if you are having printing trouble:

  1. turn off the printer
  2. Hold down the feed button
  3. turn on the printer and at the third red flash release the feed button
  4. it will then feed some pagessome info and ask you to hit feed again to exit dump
  5. hit feed again and it will say exiting dump
This process re-reads the label length (so only do it with the labels you want to use in, or it will waste labels until you do it again with those in it) - but I'm suggesting it only because it enters and exits dump mode (which I have read can cause the garbage when you try to print).

Posted on Mar 11, 2009

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SOURCE: Zebra LP2844-Z - no longer prints a barcode on a specimen label

Added ''3 of 9' font to C:/Windows/Fonts.
Opened Word document, selected 3 of 9 as Font and typed a word.

Went back to printer and it printer the accession number and barcode.

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SOURCE: LP2844 Printing light

You should first make sure the printhead is clean. If the printhead is dirty and you crank up the darkness, you will blow the printhead elements. Open the printer and from the bottom, you will see the printhead, which has a glass like appearance. There is a green strip from one side of the printhead to the other. Take a que tip with some rubbing alcohol and wipe it clean. I would make sure the printer is turned off before doing so. Just to be safe.

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SOURCE: Pause between each label.

When you go to file and print the dialogue box comes up and you inptut the amount of copies required, uncheck the Colate box just under the amount of copies required. This will allow each print to come out streamed no paused.

Posted on Oct 29, 2009

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