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Error conditon ribbon out

I am getting the message in the LCD panel that error condition ribbon out on my zebra plus printer. I open the cabient and I do not see a ribbon. Just the media paper is there. Where can I find the ribbon in the printer or if this is not a correct error condition.

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  • completeit Aug 05, 2008

    I have the exact same problem!!! no idea what to do. Don't even know if there is a ribbon in this printer. I have tried the ribbon calibrate option but no luck... Really could do with some help on this one.

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If you are not using a ribbon you should configure your printer properties in direct thermal the same with your printer configuration in LCD Panel, if your printer properties is different with the LCD Panel error condition ribbon out will come out to your LCD Panel

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