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Print speed too slow

I thought these were "high speed", "high quality" printers. I maxed out the speed and darkness settings and it produces an average label at best at an average speed. Is there any different firmware or settings to change to increase performance?

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  • pherbold Jun 18, 2009

    No...I'll do that...thanks!

  • pherbold Sep 11, 2009

    I don't think so..I'll do it...thanks!

  • reedm79 May 11, 2010

    After you adjusted the speed to you reclababrate the printer?

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There is a print speed in the front panel settings. I believe the max speed is 6" per second. This model is what Zebra considers a mid-range printer, so it is not the high end, which will print 10-12ips.

Posted on Oct 27, 2009

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The speed may be sent by software.
Check if the speed instruction isn't in your code?

Posted on Sep 03, 2009

  • pkwc Sep 11, 2009

    To increase the speed, you have to check that graphics are sent in compressed mode and use printer fonts instead of true type fonts

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