LabelTac 6

Getting Started?

If you're new to your LabelTac® printer, please refer to our Getting Started Tutorial that goes over setting up your printer, installing drivers and printing your first label.

Loading Print Ribbon

  1. Lift printer cover open. Push print head release lever to open print head mechanism.
  2. Insert the ribbon onto the ribbon supply spindle (rear), and the blank cardboard core onto the ribbon rewind spindle (front).
  3. Route the ribbon through the ribbon sensor slot and up and over the print head. Stick the ribbon onto the ribbon rewind cardboard core with tape or a piece of LabelTac® supply, being sure to keep the ribbon as flat and wrinkle-free as possible.
  4. Wind the ribbon rewind spindle by hand until the ribbon is smooth, properly stretched and wrinkle-free.
  5. Close print head mechanism by pressing down on both sides, making sure the latches are engaged properly.
  6. Close the printer cover.

Loading Label Supply

  1. Lift printer cover open. Remove the green media retainer from the media supply spindle.
  2. Place a roll of supply on the spindle. Replace the media retainer so that it sits snug against the loaded supply.
  3. Push print head release lever to open print head mechanism.
  4. Route the supply over the silver media guide bar, under the spring loaded damper, between the green media alignment guides and then out through the mouth of the printer.
  5. Press down to unlock and move the sliding alignment guide until it meets the edge of the supply.
  6. Close print head mechanism by pressing down on both sides, making sure the latches are engaged properly.
  7. Close the printer cover.

Adjusting Print Mode (Continuous, Die-Cut, Black Mark)

  1. Navigate to your Start Menu
  2. Select Devices and Printers (if you don't see this option, type "Printers" into the Start Menu's searchbar)
  3. Right-click on your LabelTac® printer, then select Printing Preferences
  4. In the pop-up that appears, select the Stock tab
  5. Adjust the Type as needed (if using Die-Cuts please select Labels with Gaps, if using Black-Mark select Labels with Marks)
  6. Select Apply and then OK to save these changes

Adjusting Printer Settings (Darkness, Print Speed)

  1. Navigate to your Start Menu
  2. Select Devices and Printers
  3. Right-click on your LabelTac® printer, then select Printing Preferences
  4. In the pop-up that appears, select the Options tab
  5. Adjust the Print Speed and Darkness as necessary
  6. To save these changes, select Apply and then OK - These will be your new Default Settings

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