IBM® 6400 Printer Ribbon
Know everything about your IBM 6400 Printer Ribbon.
For high-volume printing, IBM 6400 Printer is one of the safest bets available in the market. It is monochrome with a printing speed of 1000 lines per minute in normal mode. The printer comes with a number of system attachments and printer emulations so that it can work efficiently in a number of computing environments. The IBM 6400 Printer Ribbon is made up of nylon cloth saturated with black resin or dye. The type of ribbon that is compatible with your printer needs to be determined before changing it.
However, one might encounter various other issues related to the printer ribbon. Some of them include:
- When should I replace the ribbon
- How to replace the IBM 6400 Printer Ribbon
- What should I do when the printer reports a media jam
When should I replace the ribbon
You know it is time to replace your printer ribbon when you get the message 'Ribbon has run out.'
How to replace the IBM 6400 Printer Ribbon
Determine the correct ribbon type for your IBM 6400 Printer and remove the cover of your printer to reveal the print heads. Remove the ink ribbon from the pins and loops and once this is done remove the spool from the printer. Replace it with a new ink ribbon. Now you can restart the printer. If the ribbon has missed some of the loops while reattaching, it will not function properly.
What should I do when the printer reports a media jam
Clear the jam. Check whether the ribbon core is seated on the key of arbor or not. The ribbon should also pass through the ribbon sensor. If the message persists, call the technician.
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