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BEWARE: Copying Photos or Artwork is Not Allowed

We all get emails from friends and sometimes they will contain pictures of cuddly animals or beautiful landscapes. Some will have cute drawings and captions. We pass them around to other friends. We also see them on Facebook – an ever-growing favorite way to share our life’s news and views. It’s very easy to “share” […]

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Proper Care of Your Printhead

If you use appropriate care and do routine maintenance, the life of your printheads (for direct thermal or thermal transfer printers) can be greatly extended. It is important to think of printheads as replaceable consumables, just like your labels and printing ribbons. However, a printhead is actually the most important part of your printer. It […]

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Printing Ribbons CSI vs. CSO – What Does That Mean?

Label printer manufacturers design their equipment with cost, unique engineering and quality in mind. Their printers use a wide variety of media formats both in terms of size and presentation. This applies to labels or tags as well as printing ribbons. For instance, thermal transfer printing ribbons for compact desktop printers typically use ribbons put […]

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