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LP2844 printer stops after one page with out of paper error

When trying to print multiple labels on my LP2844, the printer will print one label, then will stop and eventually give an out of paper error and red light. If I turn it off and back on, it will print the next page or print job, then go to the same error again. The only way I can print more than one page is turn it off and then back on between each print job or page. I have done a manual reset/dump and reloaded the drivers, but the problem persists. I'm beginning to think it's time for another printer. This printer is getting an average use of about 30-50 labels a day, Which is light IMO. Any ideas?

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Did you try to reload the labels. Pull the labels out and clean the paper path

Posted on May 07, 2010

  • otisreddog Aug 17, 2011

    did you find a fix for this? i am having the same trouble.

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