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Ribbon wrinkles when printing barcodes

We are having a problem with the ribbon wrinkling and leaving blanks on our barcodes as the labels are printed. We have this on two printer one worse than the other and it happens on just about every label.

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  • fgonzalez Aug 01, 2008

    I have the same problem with one Zebra 4M Plus.

  • John Feb 29, 2012

    This is caused by incorrect pressure settings. Try adjusting the knobs on the top of the printhead so it applys pressure evenly. You may need to replace your platen roller (the rubber roller under the printhead). Run your finger along it and test for uneveness. Or just replace it, the're cheap ~$30.

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This is usually caused by temperature of the thermal print head. This is found in the printing preferences of the printer.

Posted on Aug 15, 2008

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