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Error / Ribbon Jam/Broken

When open the upper cover and closed it back it make a strange noise and the error message ERROR/ RIBBON JAM/BROKEN.

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When you open and close the lid on this printer, it tries to realign the ribbon. If you are getting this error, I suggestion you Calibrate the print ribbon through the print driver printing preferences on the Calibrate tab.

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I try to calibrate it showing insert ribbon but already ribbon installed some time ribbon broken error showing on display when i open the printer no broken pls help me

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