Persona C30e – Wrong Ribbon Error

A Persona C30e wrong ribbon error can be corrected in a couple of ways. Below, we will detail how to correct the error using the settings in Printer Preferences. For more information about wrong ribbon errors in Fargo printers, please visit this post on the topic, which covers three other potential ribbon problems. If you think that you may have out-of-date firmware or drivers, this post details how to update those, which will help ensure that your printer can recognize the most currently produced ribbons.

Adjusting Print Driver Settings with Print Preferences

To correct the C30e wrong ribbon error, visit on the Printers and Faxes window. Once there, right click on the C30 or C30e printer and choose Printing Preferences.

Screenshot of Printer and Faxes Window, fixing a C30e wrong ribbon error
When the Printing Preferences window opens, choose the Device Options tab.

Screenshot of Printer Preferences Window, fixing a C30e wrong ribbon error
From within the Device Options tab, select the correct ribbon type. Alternatively, you can select the ribbon type by clicking the Auto Ribbon Select button. After selecting the correct ribbon type, click the OK button. Then stop/close the program from which you are printing and then restart it so that it will recognize the corrected ribbon setting.

Screenshot of Device Options Tab, fixing a C30e wrong ribbon error
If you are not sure of your ribbon type, check the part number on the box the ribbon came in.

C30/C30e Ribbon Colors and Part Numbers

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2 thoughts on “Persona C30e – Wrong Ribbon Error

  1. JAZZ

    MY ID CARD PRINTER IS NOT WORKING,SHOIWNG A RIBBON PROBLEM.
    CAN YOU SEND ME DETAILS OF SOLUTION.
    THANKS

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