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S400 printing poor after changing ribbon. I'm not sure if it printed great before but it had to be better then now. Can calibration help?

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  • jimmymaher Jul 01, 2008

    Printer made noise as if something was jammed. We found several labels stuck to one of the rollers and cleaned them off. Now nothing prints, the printhead light is blinking, and there doesn't seem to be any mechanism to allow the labels to feed out from the machine. We can just pull the entire roll out from the front of the printer. Thanks.

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