IBM® 2380 Printer Ribbon
Are you interested in knowing about various problems related to printer ribbon in IBM 2380 printer?
IBM 2380 printer is a dot matrix printer that can be utilized for printing maximum of 2 million characters per month. The printer is available with several attachments, which enables it to work effectively in various computing environments. Any issue or error related to IBM 2380 printer ribbon can directly hamper the speed and performance of your hardware device. In oder to ensure smooth-functioning of your IBM 2380 printer, you need to address all issues and errors related to ribbon.
Following points elaborate on various printer ribbon issues that you may encounter and their possible solutions:
- How to replace ribbon in IBM 2380 printer?
- How to resolve issue related to carriage movement but no printing in IBM 2380 printer?
- How to check the compatibility of new ribbon with IBM 2380 printer?
How to replace ribbon in IBM 2380 printer?
If you notice that print quality continues to be light even after cleaning print heads and cartridges, you require to change the ribbon of your IBM 2380 printer. For that, you first need to choose the ribbon type that is compatible with your printer. After that, remove the already installed ribbon from your printer and clean the spool. Once this is done, you need to set-up the new ribbon between pins and loops. In order to check whether the ribbon has been replaced properly, you need to restart the printer and take out a test print. The print will not be clear if the ribbon misses few loops while printer installation.
How to resolve issue related to carriage movement but no printing in IBM 2380 printer?
If you notice that your IBM 2380 printer’s carriage moves when a print command is given but nothing is printed, you need to open to check the printer ribbon. Chances are that it has dried up and needs replacement. However, if you that notice that printer ribbon is fine, then you need to see how the document is printed. For the correct printing process, the print head should strike the ribbon and as print head comes back, the printer should advance the ribbon. If the process is not followed than the ink ribbon needs to be re-installed to ensure proper functioning.
How to check the compatibility of new ribbon with IBM 2380 printer?
Compatibility is one of the most common problems that the users face while selecting a printer ribbon for their hardware device. It is quite essential to choose a printer ribbon which is compatible with your IBM 2380 printer to ensure its proper functioning. A list of compatible ribbons is generally available on the box of your printer. The website of the printer manufacturer is another source where you can get information related to compatible ribbon for your IBM 2380 printer.
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