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Printing labels without label gaps or -marks

I would like to print roll-format labels without label gaps or label marks, with a very high degree of accuracy. The print goes onto spaces on a pre-printed label. Please help - we need to get the job done!

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SOURCE: i-class cutting issues

You need to calibrate the printer using the instructions located in the manual. This should be in area 5.2 of the manual. If you don't have the manual you can download them at this address along with software updates and firmware updates.

http://www.datamaxcorp.com/software/i-class/

Label printers are always finicky. I have strtix printers where I work and they give off wacky errors too.

Posted on Nov 22, 2008

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SOURCE: Printer = Zebra TLP 2844-Z Problem = will not calibrate

just switch off the printer ,and then hold the green button power on the printer now and wait upto 4 bliknks of green led then remove the fingers.now printer will calibrate the label..

if still the problem exist .check the notch in the ribbon core.an adjust the spring tenson of rippon supply and take of roolers in printer

Posted on Dec 05, 2008

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This error appears when the printer has worked for more than 1 hours continuous, and to protect the printer. Wait a few minutes for printer to cool and continue with your printing.

Posted on Jun 10, 2009

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SOURCE: Dymo 400 was working fine, then I had to unjam

You probably didn't damage it, it sounds like you may have knocked loose the thermal printing portion (which is the most important part). There is no easy way for you to repair this but Dymo will usually do it for free under warranty. Their phone number is:
(203) 588-2500

Posted on Jun 25, 2009

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SOURCE: Zebra M4 is printing blank labels

Did you switch your ribbon as well?

Posted on Jul 07, 2009

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GAP NOT DETECTED error in display.
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Clean the upper and lower media sensors by spraying them with dry air. This should bedone every time the media (label stock) is changed.

Before running the Auto-Calibrate operation, check the QUICK SETUP or MEDIA CONTROL menu for the 'Label Length' parameter. It should be set to the length of the label, not counting the gap.

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Dear Emy8,
Try out the following.
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2) Try to create the new label format - instead of using the existing label format
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try out these, if still problem exists, update us, we will ask our technician to come up online and trouble shoot them via teamviewer.com
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