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Trying to set the offset on Datamax Prodigy Printer

I've got a prodigy plus printer which is one of several we have in the company. The printer is not advancing far enough and results in a ripped label. When I check the settings, I can see an offset set at -20.

What I can't understand is how to change this setting. All I have to work with is dip switches and no LCD or display or any kind.

Can you please advise what I'm missing to complete this task?

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Re: Trying to set the offset on Datamax Prodigy Printer

Add the OFFSET command (Oxxxx) command to beginning of the data. A value of around 0700 usually works.

The prodigy+ does not have any other facility for setting the tear-off position, nor is the effect of the O command persistent.

I don't know where you're seeing that offset value since the printer cannot report it. If it's in your printer driver, then try adjusting the value in the driver itself.


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