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NO COMMUNICATION zebra z4mplus doesn t communicate with pc on lpt1 port

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  • suraj1612 Aug 27, 2008

    no communication with lpt port nor with RS232 cable

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Hi i have zebra z4m plus printer when i give them command for printing it's not printing and i need a solution can you please help me thankyou

Posted on Nov 25, 2008

When i connect the printer to pc it wont find is it suppose to find the printer ? or do i just install it without finding?

Posted on Oct 14, 2008

Check printer on
"Printer And Fax" Program in Control Panel

And Click on Test Page
IF There is Printing is Appearing its working
Otherwise change the cable.
If your Printer is connected to server
check that before.
Dont delete at that time

Posted on Sep 14, 2008

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Check the setings (ports)
install the drivers.
change the cable.

Posted on May 05, 2008

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Ok,

This machine has a parallel port. Try to print via parallel cable. If it works, consider staying with it. Serial ports are a pain to manage.
If you absolutely have to do it via rs232 though....
Question 1. Has it ever printed?
If yes, Go into Windows Printers and Faxes control and select the Zebra or whatever printer that you are using. Right click on it and you should get a menu that at the bottom say "Properties", select that, then you should get a new window with tabs at the top. You want the tab for "Ports". Select it and you will see all of the different output ports that you can direct your printing. RS232 is a COM port. So start at COM1, check it and try to print. If that doesn't work, go to COM2, etc.

Last resort, If you can't get control via the printer driver program, you will have to try redirecting the print manually (now you will understand why I said to stay with parallel output).
What you have to do is redirect your printing via the dos "mode" command.
Under "Start Menu" goto "Run" and put in "CMD" and click "OK".

This opens a black square window with a cursor blinking. Type in this:
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Tell your program to use LPT2 if you can and see if it works.
By now a parallel cable instead of RS232 should be looking really good.
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