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The printer ribbon on the SATO CL408E2 is wrinkling. The resulting transfer is not consistently bar code readable. The ribbon is smooth prior to unwinding, but the wrinkles appear as it unrolls through the print head. We have ensured it is loaded correctly. We can see no obvious mechanical problems. Any ideas?

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Your platen roller (the black rubber roller) isn't smooth in that spot. Maybe it has be nicked or cut there or has something stuck onto it. If it's cut you will have to replace it, otherwise try cleaning it with high percentage isopropyl alcohol.

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