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Blank Strip Down the Middle

My printer is printing with a blank spot down the middle of all receipts. Everything is good on the outer edges just an inch strip down the middle of the receipt. I cannot figure out how to fix it. Thanks.

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Re: Blank Strip Down the Middle - Epson TM-T88III Thermal Printer Printers & Copiers

My guess is the fuser needs to be replaced.

Posted on Apr 23, 2007

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