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Zebra P330i – Installing a Print Ribbon

 

Following are the directions to install a printer ribbon in the Zebra P330i printer:

1. Make sure that you will be installing a True Colors i series ribbon and it is recommended to leave the printer on during the printer ribbon installation.

2. Open the printer lid and push the blue release arrow forward.

3. Lift up the printhead carriage and remove the used ribbon.

4. Hold the ribbon spool in your right hand with the white end facing the printer. In your left hand, hold the empty spool. The tape should still be attached.

5. Make sure the ribbon feeds across the top of the spools.

6. Place the ribbon on the spindle located under the printhead carriage. Place the empty spool on the take up spindle to the left of the carriage.

7. Press the spools firmly onto the spindles.

8. Press down on the printhead carriage until it clicks into position.

9. The printer will automatically adjust the ribbon. If the ribbon was installed correctly the LCD display will display the word “ready”.

Find out specific information about Zebra Printer models:

Zebra P110i
Zebra P330i
Zebra P430i
Zebra P520i

For other Zebra printing tips see the following videos:

Zebra P330i – ID Card Printing Tips

Zebra P330i – Using the Single Card Feeder

Zebra P330i – Loading PVC Cards

Zebra P330i – Installing Printer Drivers

Zebra P330i – Installation Tips

Magicard HoloKote Video

This video from Magicard demonstrates the Magicard HoloKote tool available on Magicard ID card printers. The HoloKote tool provides a custom key for your HoloKote enabled card printer model.

The custom key is a memory card device. The key holds your custom HoloKote watermark logo and is also able to lock some models of the id card printers. The logos are in black and white. To create the HoloKote, you can upload your logo in any format and it will be converted into the correct image.

The video will demonstrate how the card will look with a custom HoloKote printed on a card.

Current MAGICARD printer card printer models:

  • MAGICARD Alto
  • MAGICARD Avalon
  • MAGICARD Opera
  • MAGICARD Tempo
  • MAGICARD Rio 2e
  • MAGICARD Tango 2e
  • MAGICARD Enduro

Zebra P120i Training Videos

The Zebra P120i is a quality dual sided printer that is easy to use. To make your installation, maintenance and production hassle free, the following videos are provided to provide details about the printer’s maintenance and care.

Adding Card Sense to the Zebra P120i printer
Steps to install the Zebra P120i printer

How to Install a Zebra P120i print driver
Loading ID cards into the Zebra P120i printer

Steps to Clean the Zebra P120i printer

Clearing a Card Jam in a Zebra P120i printer

Zebra P330i – Installing ID Card Printer Drivers

 

The printer driver for the Zebra P330i can be installing using the following steps:

1. Insert the Windows CD into the computer CD-Rom Drive. The Install Wizard will guide our installation on the computer.
2. After selecting “install print driver” from the main menu, the install shield wizard will install on the computer.
3. Click next to continue.
4. The select the features window will display. Select the install USB printers drivers button.
5. The license agreement will display. Click yes to continue installation.
6. The setup type window will display. Select the appropriate installation and click next.
7. The select program screen will display. Choose the default or folder of your choice.
8. The setup status window will display the progress of the installation.
9. The congratulations window will display. Click next.
10. You will have an option to read the read me files.
11. The install wizard complete screen will display. Click finish to restart the computer.

Find out specific information about Zebra Printer models:

Zebra P110i
Zebra P330i
Zebra P430i

For other Zebra printing tips see the following videos:

Zebra P330i – ID Card Printing Tips

Zebra P330i – Using the Single Card Feeder

Zebra P330i – Installing A Print Ribbon

Zebra P330i – Loading PVC Cards

Zebra P330i – Installation Tips

Zebra P330i – Loading PVC Cards

 

To load PVC cards into a Zebra P330i printer:

1. Open the lid card feeder locared on the right hand side of the printer.
2. Verify the card thickness guage is set up properly for your card thickness.
3. Open the cards. Remove the PVC cards from their wrapper and shuffle carefully while holding the sides of the cards.
4. Place the cards into the feeder. The top cards will lie at an angle.
5. Close the feeder lid.

Find out specific information about Zebra Printer models:

Zebra P110i
Zebra P330i
Zebra P430i
Zebra P520i

Zebra P330i – Installation Tips

 

When opening the Zebra P330i printer for the first time, you will find the following tips helpful:

1. Remove both of the reusable handles on the sides of the box.
2. Slide the top of the box up.
3. In the top tray of the styrofoam packing, you will find the following:

  • Driver
  • Cleaning Supplies
  • Quick Start Quide
  • Documentation CD
  • USB Cable
  • Power Supply
  • Cleaning Cartridge Assemby

4. Remove the top styrofoam piece.
5. Remove the yellow tape.
6. Push the blue release forward.
7. Lift up the printhead carriage.
8. Remove the printhead protector.

Find out specific information about Zebra Printer models:

Zebra P110i
Zebra P330i
Zebra P430i

For other Zebra printing tips see the following videos:

Zebra P330i – ID Card Printing Tips

Zebra P330i – Using the Single Card Feeder

Zebra P330i – Installing A Print Ribbon

Zebra P330i – Loading PVC Cards

Zebra P330i – Installing Printer Drivers

Zebra P120i – Clearing a Card Jam

 

It is recommended to not force a card jammed into the machine out, but to eject it automatically using the computer interface and the following steps.

1. Click on the computer start button.
2. Click on settings.
3. Open the printers directory.
4. Select the P120i printer and right click to open properties.
5. Select the device settings.
6. Select the tools menu.
7. Select properties.
8. Click on the eject card button on the bottom right hand corner of the screen.
9. The card will eject from the front of the printer.

Find out specific information about Zebra Printer models:

Zebra P110i
Zebra P330i
Zebra P430i
Zebra P520i

Zebra P120i – Loading ID Cards in the Printer

 

Steps to load PVC cards into a Zebra P120i printer:

1. Open the card feeder cover.
2. Slide the blue card guide up into place until it locks.
3. Place a stack of cards into the feeder.
4. Close the cover until it clicks.

Find out specific information about Zebra Printer models:

Zebra P110i
Zebra P330i
Zebra P430i
Zebra P520i

Zebra P120i – Loading Print Ribbons in the Printer

 

To load print ribbon cartridges into the Zebra P120i printer:

1. Open the lid by pressing on the silver release button on top of the printer and lift the lid.
2. Remove the protective wrapper from the ribbon cartridge.
3. Remove the cardboard sleeve and peel off the blue tape on the cartridge.
4. The smart chip on the cartridge will match the contacts inside the printer.
5. Hold the cartridge parallel to the printer and slide the ribbon cartridge into the grooves.
6. Open the card hopper located in the front of the printer.
7. Press the lid closed until your hear it click.

Find out specific information about Zebra Printer models:

Zebra P110i
Zebra P330i
Zebra P430i
Zebra P520i

Zebra P120i – How to Install the Print Driver

 

Install the Zebra P120i print driver using the following instructions:

1. Insert the windows driver CD into the computer CD ROM drive.
2. The install wizard will appear. Select the install print driver from the main menu. The install shield wizard will install on your computer.
3. The select features window will appear. Click the default USB printers drivers button.
4. The next window is the license agreement. You must click yes to continue the installation.
5. Set up type window. Select the installation option appropriate for you.
6. Next is the select program folder screen. Accept the default or prick a different one.
7. The setup status window will show the progress of the installation.
8. After completion the congratulations window will display.
9. Click next. The option will be provided to view the read me files.
10. The Install Shield Wizard Complete window will display. Select the finish button to restart the computer.

Find out specific information about Zebra Printer models:

Zebra P110i
Zebra P330i
Zebra P430i
Zebra P520i