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Cannot print multiple labels

When i try and print multiple labels more than 3 at a time the printer will print 2 then skip one then print 3 then skip another one then stop. etc.

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SOURCE: Printer = Zebra TLP 2844-Z Problem = will not calibrate

just switch off the printer ,and then hold the green button power on the printer now and wait upto 4 bliknks of green led then remove the printer will calibrate the label..

if still the problem exist .check the notch in the ribbon adjust the spring tenson of rippon supply and take of roolers in printer

Posted on Dec 05, 2008

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SOURCE: My printer display keep showing " Warning, Ribbon in", cannot print multiple label at a time

i have the same problem , but my printer is ZEBRA S4M ZPL

my solution is:

in your barcode software: change printer settings: 1 and 2

1 . in media setting : change media type --> Thermal transfer
2. in documents options , configuration --> use printer settings

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Posted on Dec 10, 2008

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SOURCE: TLP 2844 skips over labels

I've had this same problem on the TLP2844. We are using 3 x 1 labels to print shelf barcode labels, it prints a few then skips some labels then prints more. The number printed and skipped are not always the same.

What I did was recalibrate the printer. Turn the printer off. Hold Feed button and turn printer on. The printer will begin feeding labels, looking for the gaps. After the calibration is complete a configuration page will print. Press Feed after to return to normal mode.

Hope this helps.

Posted on Dec 19, 2008

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SOURCE: Calibration problems Zebra TLP 2844-Z

Your printing a 3 accross label, i think your ZPL command is wrong u must define the X and Y Coordinates of each field.
This is a sample of a ZPL command that i'd wrote. Im using a 1.5 x 1 inch. label
^XA ^PRC  ^LH0,0^FS ^LL203 ^MD0 ^MNN ^LH0,0^FS
(Design No. 1) ^BY2,3.0^FO40,8^BCN,90,Y,N,N^FR^FD>:Barcode^FS ^FO64,136^AFN,45,13^CI0^FR^FDsample text^FS
(Design No.2) ^BY2,3.0^FO344,8^BCN,90,Y,N,N^FR^FD>:Barcode^FS ^FO368,136^AFN,45,13^CI0^FR^FDsample text^FS
(Design No.3) ^BY2,3.0^FO649,8^BCN,90,Y,N,N^FR^FD>:Barcode^FS ^FO673,136^AFN,45,13^CI0^FR^FDsample text^FS ^PQ1,0,0,N ^XZ ^FX End of job ^XA ^IDR:ID*.* ^XZ
I hope this will help you solve your problem...

Posted on Mar 20, 2009

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SOURCE: Intermec PC4 is skipping over blank labels when it

Make sure that the label is not larger than the printable area, carriage returns and spaces count as part of the label too. Also make sure that in the printer properties you didn't set the page width wider or higher than the actual label. Especially using MS Word, you may have to adjust the label slightly smaller to compensate for margin, header, and footer settings. Also be careful of mail merges which merge data larger than the viewable area on the label.

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