10/27/05 S4M Maintenance Manual 13291L-001 Rev. A
7. Wind the ribbon clockwise onto the ribbon take-up spindle (3).
Remove Used Ribbon
Remove used ribbon from the printer after the ribbon runs out or when switching from thermal
transfer mode to direct thermal mode.
To remove used ribbon, complete these steps:
1. If the ribbon has not run out, cut or break it before the ribbon take-up spindle (1).
Caution • Do not cut the ribbon directly on the ribbon take-up spindle. Doing so may
damage the spindle.