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Zebra 105 SE Printing Blank Labels

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I was asked to print to a Zebra 105 SE Thermal Transfer printer from a Microsoft Access Report and all i'm getting is blank labels. The printer is working through a dos based program right and seems to be fine working that way. I'm using the Zebra 105SL (300dpi) driver currently. When the label prints, the thermal transfer does not seem to be doing anything (the ribbon doesn't seem to move). Any ideas? Is it possible to print from a windows based program like Word with different fonts or am I only able to print using printer commands?

Thanks,

Mike
mroma@gravoc.com

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  • mike roma Mar 05, 2008

    I'm using Windows XP. Any chance if I call Zebra they will get it to me?

    Thanks,

    Mike

  • VikaN Apr 16, 2008

    I am printing from a Labelview program to Zebra 105Se and it prints blank labels. I am printing from Windows XP and have printer installed with 105SL (200dpi) drive.



    Any ideas why?

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I got the 105se driver from seagull and it advanced the label but printed nothing until I increased the darkness setting under options about 50 % from normal. The defualt darkness level is very low on the two drivers I have used from them.

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Seagull Scientific has drivers. Their Zebra driver is recommended by many.
http://www.seagullscientific.com/aspx/drvrmain.aspx

That's the link for their printer drivers page. Go to the bottom and click on 'Download a printer driver'. Then scroll the list to find the one you need.

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Does any one have a driver for Zebra 105 Se for Windows XP?

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I'm using Windows XP. Any chance if I call Zebra they will get it to me?

Thanks,

Mike

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You need the correct driver for the 105Se. The 300 dpi SL driver is not compatible.

Unfortunately, Zebra does not make it's older drivers available online. You will need to locacte someone with the correct driver for whichever version of Windows you are using.

Steve

Posted on Mar 05, 2008

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