Fixing a Broken Ribbon - SD460 with Laminator

 

A ribbon can break if the power applied by the printhead is too high. Do the following to repair a broken ribbon.

  1. Open the printer and remove the print ribbon cartridge.
  2. Trim the ends of the broken ribbon evenly.
  3. Align the ends of the broken ribbon and apply adhesive tape to secure them.
  4. Turn the take‐up spool counterclockwise until the mended portion is wound around the spool two or three turns.
  5. Reinstall the print ribbon cartridge in the printer.
  6. Close the printer.
  7. Press the User button.
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