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304 barcode damaged

The printer won't print.. getting 304 barcode damaged

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  • galvant Apr 17, 2008

    works with ribbon P/N 39U2551 does not work with ribbon P/N 41U1680

  • sai_44 Jul 03, 2008

    I tried using the solution no 2 by printing the congration page and I get Bar Code Error 303 in spite of revesing the spools. Is there a way out to get out of this. Any help would be appreciated

  • toytago Mar 03, 2009

    i was printing and paper caught and stopped. happened twice then i got the message "304 barcode damaged reverse ribbon spools" what do you reverse ribbon spools?

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Try one of the following:
1. Turn the printer off, then back on
2. Reverse the ribbon; perhaps it is upside down

Once the printer is powered on and the ribbon is in correctly, the printer should work.

Posted on Mar 27, 2009

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Change ribbons.

Posted on Sep 22, 2009

Had same error. We can print a configuration page. Other part of the 304 error is Reverse Ribbon Spools. Flip the ribbons over. We did this and we were back online with Ribbon at 100%.

Posted on Mar 27, 2008

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