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Everytime I turn my Zebra TLP 2844-Z printer on,

Everytime I turn my Zebra TLP 2844-Z printer on and do a feed the red light flashes. What do I do?

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Check to see if the Ribbon is installed correctly, if using in DT mode make sure the drives is setup correctly.

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The red light means out of paper or ink ribbon. Some people chose not to use the ink ribbon and get thermal direct paper which requires no ink ribbon but the printer has to be told by the driver not to expect ribbon or the red light will come on. Also not having the correct paper height set in the driver will make the red light come on as well so check the advanced tab in the properties of the driver then click printing defaults. In the ZDesigner driver height and width are entered there. In the zebra universal, click paper output and enter the size.

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1. wrong ribbon installation , make sure there's nothing wrong, if need u may change the ribbon sensor
2. label not detected, change the label sensor
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Check their website. It should let you download the user's manual after you've logged in.

http://www.zebra.com/id/zebra/na/en/index/products/printers/desktop/tlp2844z.4.tabs.html


I work with these at my work-work, and the manuals are pretty handy to have!

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but the LP2844 does.

If you neeed to use line mode change your printer. from TLP2844 to LP2844.

I had this issue last week.

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plz try to use in another port(if available) or try with another cable

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