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I have a few Datamax-I-4206 printers and some of
If the unit is set up for either(with the thermal trasnfer option- ribbon unwind and rewind assembly) you can use either ribbon- with thermal transfer stock, or direct thermal- with direct stock.
You can tell the stock by rubbing something across the stock to see if it will turn black, that is direct thermal stock.
If using direct, go into the setup and select media type- direct thermal.
If using ribbon- use thermal trasnfer option. But remember to install ribbon before calibration as ithe printer will error on out-of -ribbon.
on Mar 16, 2017
Wrinkles in ribbon using Datamax H-4212 printer
Definitely. possible solution match the width of your label and ribbon. if your ribbon is wider for .5 inch it should be good.
1. check your spindle alignment, printhead alignment and rotate the green knob on the printhead while printing so that you'll see the difference.
on Apr 15, 2010
Printhead leaves impressions but no print
Sounds like you've run out of ink? If not then the ink has become dry and clogged the head.
Try using a alcohol solution (white spirit or a strong liquor like vodka will suffice) with a piece of paper towel to clean the head of the ink cartridge, then try printing a few times until it works well.
Otherwise, sounds like the cartridge needs repalcement.
on Jan 19, 2010
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