IBM® InfoPrint® 1572 Ribbons
What are the problems associated with IBM InfoPrint 1572 printer ribbon and how to resolve it?
IBM InfoPrint 1572 printer is a laser printer which can print up to fifty pages every minute. The printer is durable and reliable and produces good quality hard copy. The printer is one of the best in the market and a great addition to any work place. InfoPrint 1572 is fast in comparison to other models of printer and can easily be networked to multiple computers. Your IBM InfoPrint 1572 printer will not function properly if there are issues with its ribbon. A printer ribbon is a strip of cloth coated with dye or resin and is used for making an impression to transfer text or images.
Some of the common problems associated with ribbon of IBM InfoPrint 1572 printer are:
- IBM InfoPrint 1572 printer ribbon cuts repeatedly
- IBM InfoPrint 1572 printer ribbon wrinkling
- IBM InfoPrint 1572 printer does not detect ribbon barcode
- IBM InfoPrint 1572 printer ribbon compatibility problems
IBM InfoPrint 1572 printer ribbon cuts repeatedly
Your IBM InfoPrint 1572 printer ribbon may be cut repeatedly thus hampering your printing process. The possible causes of ribbon cutting are printhead elements or dots are dirty or ribbon feed path is obstructed. To solve this problem clean the printhead of your printer. The ribbon can be cut again and again if the printhead energy and pressure settings are too high. The problem can be solved by reducing the same. The printer displays this problem also when the backcoat is not sufficient. You need to contact the vendor in this case.
IBM InfoPrint 1572 printer ribbon wrinkling
The ribbon of your IBM InfoPrint 1572 will not function if there is wrinkling. The problem occurs if the print-head or guide-bar is misaligned. You need to re-align the same. Wrinkling of ribbon also occurs if the printhead energy setting or tension is too high, adjust the same. The error also comes if the ribbon is feeded unevenly, you need to reload it.
IBM InfoPrint 1572 printer does not detect ribbon barcode
This may happen if your barcode is tampered or damaged or your bar code sensor is not clean. It may also occur if the ribbon has been loaded wrong. To solve the problem you need to power down the printer. Remove the ribbon, on the right ribbon hub and wipe the two lenses of the ribbon bar code sensor. Then switch on the printer. If the message appears again, check the barcode labels on ribbon to see if there is damage on barcode area, replace the ribbon if needed.
IBM InfoPrint 1572 printer ribbon compatibility problems
Your IBM InfoPrint 1572 printer ribbon will show problems if the ribbon is not compatible with the model. A list of compatible ribbons is usually stamped on the printer’s box. You need to check that before buying the ribbon.
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