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Label not advancing to tear-off perforation

I have 4 x 6 label paper in my LP 2844, and the labels START at the precise position and FULLY print the label. However, the lable does not advance all the way to the tear-off point. (stopping short by about 1/4"). I am having to push the green button once and the label then feeds the rest of the way to the exact spot. What printer / driver setting might I need to change to force the label to print and then stop exactly at the tear-off position? Would great appreciate a solution to this!

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Try this to have the printer auto-sense the size of the labels:
1. Make sure that printer power is off.
2. Press and hold the feed button.
3. Turn printer power on.
4. When the status light blinks, release
the feed button.
5. The printer advances the media to
measure and verify the length of
individual labels or tags. The printer
then prints a status summary and
remains in diagnostic dump mode.
6. To begin normal operation, tap the
feed button. The printer prints "out of
DUMP" and advances a label.

Posted on May 30, 2008

  • wilsey643 Jul 13, 2011

    This does nothing. I'm having the same problem as the person who posted this topic. My printer prints out the Out of DUMP blah blah, but right after that it still either feeds out 3 pages and stops half-way through a label, or feeds out half an inch at a time.

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