13291L-001 Rev. A S4M Maintenance Manual 10/27/05
Ribbon must be wound with the coated side out.
Note • This section applies only to printers that have the Thermal Transfer option installed.
(Zebra recommends using ribbon at least as
wide as the media to protect the printhead
Minimum >2 in.* 51 mm*
Maximum 4.3 in. 109 mm
Standard lengths 2:1 media to ribbon roll
984 ft. 300 m
3:1 media to ribbon roll
1476 ft. 450 m
Ribbon core inside diameter 1 in. 25.4 mm
* Depending on your application, you may be able to use ribbon narrower than 2 in. (51 mm), as long as the ribbon is wider
than the media being used. To use a narrower ribbon, test the ribbon’s performance with your media to assure that you get the