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Zebra 2844 Not printing at all

I have a Zebra TLP2844 set up on USB. It was printing ok and then started printing a label and missing one and then printing again and then printing half a label. I have not flashed the hardware but have cleaned and serviced the ribbon feed and the label feed. (thought resistance caused the stoppage) No matter what I get the red light. I am at a loss beacuse I am sure there is a series of flashes on the printer to indicate the error condition. Please help!!!

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  • smokeydabear May 09, 2008

    I'm having the same problem. I can cover the sensor but I'm not exactly sure how to enter the command prompt and what to do once there.

    If anyone could shed any light on this, it would be greatly appreciated.

    Thanks !

  • mandeep1 Jun 18, 2008

    I bought lp 2844 its skipping one label everytime it prints. Please advise

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Antztech,
if the red light is coming on and staying on, it might be a sensor problem. Try pushing on the lid and see if the light goes to green. If it does, it' s the gap sensor. This is how the printer "reads" the labels gaps-the little spaces between the labels. We've solve this in the short term by covering the sensor and manually setting the gap through the programming command prompt,

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