6 Steps to Replacing Labels on Microcom Printer

May 25, 2023

1.Remove Old Material

Unlock the printer by sliding the green lever to the right and pulling the printer toward you

Grab your new labels and remove the cardboard core from the labels and set it aside

Remove the label supply spindle from the printer

2. Load New Labels 

Place the labels in the spindle and slide in until it stops

On the back of the printer unlatch down the 2 black clips and s lide the back door all the way down

3. Feed Labels Through the Printer

Open the print head by pressing the white button on top of the printer

With the print head button pressed, slide the labels into slot #1(LABELS SHOULD FACE UP) 

Pull 8 labels out of the back side of the printer

Remove 9 labels saving 1 for the take up core

Align label edge to print head using the print head button

Feed the labels under the white roller

Feed labels through #3 slot 

Feed labels through #4 slot coming back towards the take up core

4. Attach Labels to Take Up Core

Grab the cardboard core and extra label you set aside and tape labels in a clockwise direction to the take up core. Slide that onto the take-up post

Screw the mandrel to the take up post

Make sure the labels are square in between the #1 Slot tabs 

5. Take up Remaining Slack

Take up the waste paper by pressing the button on the far right until there is no slack

Close the print head and latch the black levers

6. Bring Printer Online

Note the blinking red light indicating the printer is offline. Press the feed button (on the left) once. The blinking red light will turn green indicating it is online. 

20. Once the light is green, press the button one more time. This will print the most recent label sent to it. This can be done multiple times until the label is printing properly with all information aligned.


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