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Does not print completely

I am replacing an existing printer, which is hooked up to the pc using the Generic/Text only driver. I print jobs to it from my in house UCS computer system. When printing a document, it prints 2/3 of the page and then just stops. There is a BEEP about 10 seconds into the job and the error light is lit. What prints is correct, but i do not get the entire docuument. I have no manual, so do not know if this is just a setup problem. I have tried changing port settings, and have changed the LPI, but same situation exists.

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Sounds like the printer is not set up correctly, you need to check the paper size and positioning to ensure this printer is set properly, check online for a manual as most manuals can be found online

Posted on Aug 22, 2007

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    Gareth Cockram Aug 22, 2007

    I mean the settings embedded in the printer not the settings on the driver, These Dot matrix printers are a little bit trickey to get set up right, so don't be afraid to tinker with it.



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