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Zebra S4M Error Code Alert Ribbon Out

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Possible Cause: In thermal transfer mode, ribbon is not loaded or incorrectly loaded.

Solution: Load ribbon correctly.

Possible Cause: In the thermal transfer mode, the ribbon is not detecting ribbon that is loaded incorrectly.

Solution:
1.Load ribbon correctly.

2.Calibrate the sensors.

Possible Cause: In thermal transfer mode, media is blocking the ribbon sensor.

Solution:
1.Load media correctly.

2.Calibrate the sensors.

Possible Cause:
In thermal transfer mode, the printer did not detect the ribbon even though it is loaded correctly.

1.Print sensor profile.The ribbon out threshold (marked by the word RIBBON) is likely too high, above the black area that indicates where the ribbon is detected.

2.Calibrate the sensors or load printer defaults.

Possible Cause: If you are using direct thermal media, the printer is waiting for ribbon to be loaded because it is incorrectly set for thermal transfer mode.

Solution: Set the printer for Direct Thermal Mode.


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