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I have Zebra LP 2844-Z printer and the barcodes

I have Zebra LP 2844-Z printer and the barcodes are printing on every other label. How can I fix this?

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Here are 3 suggestions.

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Check that your label size definition is correct, measure your label height in mm and check that your printer driver settings match.

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Perform a calibration. How?? when printer is on labels loaded and green light, hold feed key and wait for 2 blinks then release feed key. (If you release it after 1 flash you will print a configuration label)

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If you are using Zebra Designer, download latest version of Zdesigner V2. Install latest printer driver V2.63. This driver & Zdesigner allows you to calibrate the printer directly from within Zdesigner. Go to File/Printer settings/ advanced options and click calibrate at bottom of page. when printer calibrates then tick the box USE PRINTER SETTINGS and printer will now work properly.

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