Issues With Kodak® Printer
Discuss some troubleshooting measures to fix issues with Kodak printer.
There are some instructions to be followed while setting up and maintaining Kodak printer. The ribbon of the printer is placed in the ribbon carrier. You need to place the ribbon carrier on a flat surface with handle to the right side. Remove the ribbon spools for the wrapper and insert it in the carrier. You need to take care of seating the ribbon spools to the carrier. You need to install the latest version of the printer drive which you can get from some websites. The driver is to be connected before you connect the printer to the system. This is to be done to make the system recognize the printer automatically. Install the latest version of Calibration Utility software from Kodak website. This is to allow users in calibrating the printer. You can thus correct any unwanted colour cast that may be present in the printer.
Following are some troubleshooting measures for Kodak printers:
- Update printer firmware
- USB setup and operation
- Check system requirements
Update printer firmware
The Kodak printer usually comes with an old version of firmware. It may cause performance issues in the system with decreasing the printing speed and quality. You can resolve the issues by just updating the firmware to latest versions. This will reduce issues like paper jam. You may receive an error message like "remove the ribbon carrier from the printer" at the time of upgrading the firmware. You need to remove the ribbon so as to avoid ribbon errors.
USB setup and operation
You may not be doing anything special with USB port of the system. You may get some errors with the USB as you connect the printer via USB. If the problem occurs, you need to check if the system is included with updated motherboard driver or not. The Kodak printer usually comes with a high speed USB 2.0 device. The device can work with a USB 1.0 port. It is better to connect the printer via USB 2.0 port to get good outcome and prevent issues.
Kodak printer may stop working if the system has not been included with minimum system requirements of printer. You need to configure the system with these requirements to fix the issue. The system requirement of printer varies upon the Operating System. A USB port is required by Kodak printer with 800-by-600 display resolution and 16-bit monitor included. The minimum hard disc requirement of printer is up to 200 MB. A minimum of 233 MHz processor and 64 MB of RAM is needed for Windows 98, Windows 98SE, windows ME, windows 2000 SP1, or Windows XP.
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