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The ribbon in my Evolis Tattoo 2 CardPrinter continuously advances, but it won't print. Then the ribbon light comes on.

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Check for proper ribbon type setting in printer driver.

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Evolis Primacy printer the top light keeps flashing. If you take the cards out of the printer the light quits flashing


If you're referring to the light just below the power-button light, and it is flashing, that usually indicates the printer is unable to feed a card. But you later indicate that it did feed the card, as it was pulled through and ejected after restarting the printer. Some other things that can be occurring:

1. The Primacy has a low-card indicator/sensor where that light will flash if you have fewer than about 20-25 cards loaded. Fill the hopper and see if the behavior changes.

2. The card not printing/rejecting may be a symptom of your having the driver set for a different ribbon than you have loaded in the printer. Evolis puts the part-numbers on the side of their ribbon cartridges, so make sure you've selected the right one in the driver.

3. You may be out of ribbon. Each ribbon cartridge has a fixed number of prints that it will do. This is electronically controlled and limited through the use of an RFID tag embedded in the ribbon cartridge. For example, a R5F008AAA ribbon is limited to 300 prints. So, while there may be ribbon remaining on the spool, if the ribbon has done 300 prints, it won't allow you to print more and will also act as you describe.

4. There are a number of other potential causes and fixes beyond these most common ones - driver settings, firmware updates, calibration routines, etc. - should the above not resolve the issue.

And, if I can get on my soapbox for a moment, you really should establish a good working relationship with an Evolis authorized dealer (like us). These plastic card printers really exist in a technology niche and, as you are seeing, require some specialized knowledge and expertise. Most authorized dealers will provide at least a basic level of support and service via phone for free to their REGULAR CUSTOMERS. That means that if you buy your printer and supplies from them, they're happy to help you out when the need arises.

However, if you want to be a do-it-yourself guy, searching the web for the rock-bottom lowest price on your printer and supplies, well ... you get what you pay for.

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99.9% of the time when the ribbon sticks to the card when printing, it is due to either poor quality cards, or an attempt to print on a card that has already had an overlay (varnish) applied by a printer. Get yourself a pack of fresh, image-grade PVC cards (they're cheap and readily available) and try printing to them. If the ribbon is still sticking, the other 0.1% of the time it is due to over-temp on the print-head. This can be due to either a wrong AC adapter (they're easy to mix with other office equipment), or brightness/contrast settings too high in the driver.

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Hi I got Evolis Pebble 4 and I have problem with printing the ribbon light is always ON and it does not print with YMCKO, but when I change to black ribbon K it prints. What is the problem.


It sounds like your ribbon setting in the printer-driver is set to the R2011 (or R2211) K ribbon. It should be set to R3011 for the full-color YMCKO ribbon. Check by locating the printer in the Windows Devices & Printers view (Win7: Start Button => Devices and Printers; WinXP: Start Button => Printers and Faxes). Locate your Pebble printer; right-click; select "Printing Preferences". Check your ribbon setting here and match to the ribbon that is loaded. NOTE that you can only make changes to this driver setting if you have Windows Admin rights with your Windows log-in ID. If you don't, have your systems administrator assist you with this by logging in with their ID.

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You have to put darkness setting down on your driver.
2 chances: a) you have the headset with too much temperature due to darkness setting, or you are printing a particular color like metallic blue, gray or intense yellow that can make headset hotter.
b) When you say you have just a left side printed, i remembered customers that set the ribbon to 1/2 YMCKO, check it's not your case

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Make sure you have selected gold ribbon in printer graphic properties.
Also you can try changing luminosity and treatment options in graphics under Advanced setting.
Check for print on a white card also as problem may be due to card surface also .
You should cklean print head also at once.

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Just check for the ribbon type setting in driver . It may be required to be corrected . Also try downloading new firmware from Evolis site for Pebble3.

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Check for ribbon setting in driver. Run self adjustment process

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Before we start first things first, you DO have the color ribbon installed correct? If so, go to control panel, click Printers and faxes, right click the evolis printer icon, scroll down to properties, open it up, click the graphic tab, then select 6 panels ribbon (YMCKDK) that should do it since I had the same problem.

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