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Sony UP-DR150 4x6 "ribbon error"

When I load the 4x6 ribbon and close the machine it gives me a "ribbon error" and will not let me print. I opened up the package and used a new ribbon and it gave me this error. I also tried on the other brand new 4x6 packaged ribbon and gave me the same error. Then I tried with a 5x7 ribbon and it worked. The problem is I want to print 4x6 prints. Can anyone help me solve this problem and if not who to contact.
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aaron J

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  • ajetelina Dec 15, 2008

    found solution. Just needed to upgrade the software in the printer. Thanks Aaron J

  • boomertran Dec 26, 2008

    i have the same problem when i bought a new roll of paper and ribbons that has the "H" at the end of R154.  and i am using Mac.  Please help!

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The black spool of the ribbon has a built in chip, If that chip is damaged it renders the ribbon unuseable. Be very careful if you take out party used ribbons and re insert them later.

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The paper and the ribbon are matched. I dont think that you can just change the ribbon. You may have to change both the paper roll and the ink ribbon.


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