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Unfinished printing cut-off

The printing was not finished, it was cut-off by the auto-cut.

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  • nolram May 02, 2008

    yup... it look like the screenshot. i already put 40mm on end of document and still text left unprinted.

  • nolram May 02, 2008

    Im using roll paper 80X297mm. it only prints around the lenght of an A4. BTW, im using ATM_301hE EPSON TM-T88IV Receipt3 Printer Driver v.5,0,1,0. Thus i need the APD304e? Is this the latest driver?

  • nolram May 03, 2008

    Im using TM-T88IV printer, is this alright? I have dowloaded the driver and ready to install... inform you what the outcome is... Thanks for the support!

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Are you using the APD304e driver for your printer? It has option where to cut paper, if not you can download driver from epsonexpert.com site, you will have to register first so that you will get a username and password. then go to technical resources, then select printer model then download driver

heres a screenshot of the driver info unfinished printing cut-off - 426b8c6.jpg

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    Edgar Allan Pagayona May 02, 2008

    In your application/POS application are you using a custom size paper? and are you using the printer driver? Or are you using esc codes?

  • Edgar Allan Pagayona
    Edgar Allan Pagayona May 02, 2008

    The latest is APD401, but i recommend the apd304e for your unit, select tm-t88II on printer list from epsonexpert.com and download the 304e driver.

  • Edgar Allan Pagayona
    Edgar Allan Pagayona May 03, 2008

    tell me if you are still getting the same thing after loading the APD304e driver

  • Edgar Allan Pagayona
    Edgar Allan Pagayona May 03, 2008

    Thats all right, youll just select the printer model from epsonexpert.com, but when you install the driver using the APD304e in the option to select printer module on the process of installation select TM-T88IV (alright?) but before reinstalling new driver, uninstall previous driver first from add/remove program. then reboot when it prompts you to. Have a Good one!

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