Question about Zebra Stripe S600 Thermal Label Printer

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My zebra only prints the left half? I have tried calibrating, it does nothing. Can you help me out? Thanks

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  • Anonymous Apr 26, 2010

    ok so it is situation #1. it says that the width is "050 6/8 MM." How do I change the width setting?

  • Anonymous Apr 26, 2010

    ok it is situation #1 but I am not sure how to adjust the width. I have no manual to this printer. The current width is "050 6/8 MM"

  • Anonymous Apr 26, 2010

    ok it is situation #1 and it is saying that the width is "050 6/8 MM" How do I adjust the width setting?

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One of two situations exists:
1. If the printing stops with clear stopping edge, then the PRINT WIDTH setting has been changed from the default full width setting of 104mm.
Best way to check this is to take your tallest and widest label and print out a configuration label. This is done by turning off the priner, pressing the CANCEL key and holding while turning on the printer. Release the button when the calibrate led turns off. A config label will print and you can check the setting for PRINT WIDTH.

2. If the printing stops by fading away to the right side, then that is caused by a pressure imbalance across the printhead. There is more pressure on the left side than the right side. There are two toggles the press down on the printhead and the pressure can be adjusted on each by turning the knob on top. Readjust the right side until printing returns across the label.

Hope that helps !

Posted on Apr 26, 2010

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  • Anonymous Apr 26, 2010

    check for a setting in your printer driver. Are you using a labeling software package ?

  • Anonymous Apr 26, 2010

    You could also set the printer to Factory Defaults. That will return the width to 104mm but some other parameters will reset as well. To do defaults, turn printer off, then press and hold FEED and PAUSE while turning on the printer. After a few seconds, you can let go and the printer will be reset. Save the settings by pressing MODE 4 times until the three LED's flash. Then turn printer on and off again and you will be back to the full width.

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SOURCE: Zebra 170PAX3 not printing the top half of label

If you print a power on test label, see if the print is aligned, id so, use the top of form setttings to get all the print on the label.

As far as a USB, the printer will only take RS232-422,485, and parallel, and you can add the factory Nic card or use an external print server.

Posted on Feb 25, 2009

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