Barcode Printing

So you’re looking for barcode printers? This section of blogs, podcasts and web seminars is a great place to start! Here is where you’ll find all sorts of useful information about barcode printers (fixed or mobile) – dot matrix, inkjet, thermal and laser.

Zebra GK, GX, GC Series Printers: Status Light Descriptions

by ScanSource Technical Services December 29, 2012 Barcode Printing
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The G series printers from Zebra communicate their operational status using the Status Light next to the Feed button. Below is the list of states the status light can have and what the printer is trying to tell you. Status Light Error Resolutions The printer is not receiving power. Have you turned on the printer […]

Datamax M, I and H Class Printers: Adjusting Front Screen Contrast

by ScanSource Technical Services December 28, 2012 Barcode Printing
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To adjust the screen contrast on the Datamax M, I or H class printer, press and hold the “Menu” button on the far left side.  As you hold down the Menu Button the display contrast will rotate from the lowest setting to the highest and back again. Just let go of the menu button when […]

Zebra G series Printers: Power On Feed Button Codes

by ScanSource Technical Services December 27, 2012 Barcode Printing
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Zebra G series desktop printers use flash codes to perform certain functions, such as calibrating or printing a configuration label. This is a list of the flash codes and their function. With the printer power on and top cover closed, press and hold the Feed button for several seconds.  The green status LED will flash […]

Zebra ZT230 Factory and Network Default

by ScanSource Technical Services December 13, 2012 Barcode Printing
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Factory default will restore all printer settings, other than the network settings, back to the factory default.   It will also force the printer to do a calibration.  Bringing the printer back to factory default and forcing a calibration can fix a wide range of issues; however, you will need to reload all settings that you […]

Zebra ZT220 Factory and Network Default

by ScanSource Technical Services December 12, 2012 Barcode Printing
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Factory Default:  Hold FEED + PAUSE button during printer power-up to reset the printer parameters to factory values. Network Default:  Hold CANCEL + PAUSE during printer power-up to reset the network parameters to factory default. Factory default will restore all printer settings, other than the network settings, back to the factory default. It will also […]

Consumerization of Rugged IT

by Ken Campbell March 19, 2012 AIDC

Updated 2/01/2013: I wrote this article nearly a year ago, and if anything it is even more relevant in 2013 than 2012. Resellers are even more empowered now to provide solutions that complement or compete with consumer devices in the enterprise.  Top selling vendors, such as Honeywell, Epson, Motorola and Zebra, and many others, are […]

SS Technical Article: Ordering an Application from AppSource

by ScanSource Technical Services October 23, 2011 AIDC
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Installing an Application from ScanSource’s AppSource While there are multiple ways to download, license and install applications from AppSource, this walkthrough is meant to guide you through the first one, making sure you don’t miss any steps. Go to ScanSource’s AppSource and login by clicking on Enter Reseller Zone. If you are a ScanSource reseller […]

SS Technical Article: Installing an Application from AppSource

by ScanSource Technical Services October 23, 2011 AIDC
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Installing an Application from ScanSource’s AppSource Before we get started in Studio connect your mobile computer to your PC and establish a connection either via ActiveSync (XP) or Windows Device Manager (Win 7). If you need help with this process please see the documentation for your mobile computer available at the manufacturer’s website. Studio uses […]

Sato Barcode Label Printers: USB Installation Instructions

by ScanSource Technical Services October 15, 2011 Barcode Printing
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Due to the length and detail of the installation, download and use USB Installation Instructions for SATO Printer. NOTE: The procedure outlined within it must be followed correctly and in the exact order for the installation to be a success. Still have questions or technical trouble? If your already a ScanSource Reseller contact us for […]

Teklynx LabelView: Converting Label Files from Teklynx LabelView 7 to LabelView 9

by ScanSource Technical Services October 15, 2011 Barcode Printing
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Teklynx can only confirm that labels created in version 8 can be converted to version 9. Labels created using LabelView 7 can still be used though the conversion processes may cause some issues with fonts or field locations. This is due to the age of the product. A possible work around is to download LabelView […]