How To’s

How to Create a Barcode In Google Sheets & Microsoft Excel

How to Create a Barcode In Google Sheets & Microsoft Excel  Say you have an online store and are looking for a quick and easy way to create, organize, and print barcode labels for your business. Before purchasing an expensive barcode software, you can try creating your company’s barcodes in a Google Sheets program or Microsoft Excel.  Let’s take a look at how to access these features and use them to your advantage. Google Sheets  Below is a step by step look at how to [...]

2021-01-14T20:16:12+00:00

How to Clean Your Printhead on an Industrial Printer

How to Clean Your Printhead on an Industrial Printer Maintenance is a crucial part of owning a thermal printer. One feature you will need to regularly check and clean is the thermal printhead. This is where the heat is applied to the label substrate or a thermal ink ribbon to produce an image.  Ink residue gradually builds up on the printhead, which can alter the print quality of your labels. By regularly cleaning your printhead, your labels will print clean, crisp, and clear images.  Below are step-by-step instructions on how to clean the [...]

2020-12-07T19:35:10+00:00

How to Clean Your Printhead on a Desktop Printer

How to Clean Your Printhead on a Desktop Printer Maintenance is a crucial part of owning a thermal printer. One feature you will need to regularly check and clean is the thermal printhead. This is where the heat is applied to the label substrate or a thermal ink ribbon to produce an image.  Ink residue gradually builds up on the printhead, which can alter the print quality of your labels. By regularly cleaning your printhead, your labels will print clean, crisp, and clear images.  Below are step-by-step instructions on how to clean the [...]

2020-12-07T19:35:18+00:00

How to Clean Your Printhead on a Mobile Printer

How to Clean Your Printhead on a Mobile Printer  Maintenance is a crucial part of owning a thermal printer. One feature you will need to regularly check and clean is the thermal printhead. This is where the heat is applied to the label substrate or a thermal ink ribbon to produce an image.  Ink residue gradually builds up on the printhead, which can alter the print quality of your labels. By regularly cleaning your printhead, your labels will print clean, crisp, and clear images.  Below are step-by-step instructions on how to clean the [...]

2020-12-07T19:35:26+00:00

How To Manually Calibrate the Zebra ZT610 Industrial Printer

How To Manually Calibrate the Zebra ZT610 Industrial Printer Industrial printers are heavy hitters in the printing industry. They can commonly be found in warehouses and factories, where their sturdy durability, fast print speed, and long life span are necessary.  So why does calibrating a printer matter? Calibration assures proper alignment and that you are getting the best print quality from your printer. Calibration also corrects labels that are skipping or if labels or ribbon have been switched out or replaced. To ensure you’re getting the most out of your Zebra industrial printer, let’s [...]

2020-12-07T19:36:14+00:00

How to Load Ribbon into an Industrial Printer

How to Load Ribbon into an Industrial Printer  If you are using Thermal Transfer 3” core labels or Thermal Transfer Fanfold labels in your industrial printer, you will need a Thermal Transfer ribbon in order to print. Need help with your industrial thermal printer? Let’s take a quick look at how to load ribbon into a Zebra ZT610 industrial printer. Loading Thermal Transfer Ribbon Load the Thermal Transfer Ribbon onto the ribbon spindle, Ink Side Out  Slide the ribbon under the ribbon roller and printhead Wrap the ribbon [...]

2020-12-07T19:36:28+00:00