ZT200 Head Open Error and Head Closed Sensor Detail

Article ID: 00954136



Topic or Information

Head Open Error Discussion

Applies To

ZT200 Series Printers


A Head Open Error will be indicated if the Printhead if not in the fully closed and in the fully latched position. If the latch is not fully closed the printer will be Paused. The ZT230 LCD Display will have a HEAD OPEN - CLOSE HEAD displayed or in the case of the ZT220 will have a Solid Red Status LED. 

The Head position is detected by the Head Sensor mounted above the Printhead Assembly. When the Head is latched the Head Open Insert on the rotating arm will drop into the sensor blocking the light path. See the Head Close Sensor Read More>>

If you have assured the Printhead is properly latched and that the Head Open Sensor is properly engaged by the Head Open Insert, review your service options for resolution.


+ Product Codes

  • ZT200 Series Industrial Printers
  • ZT210 Industrial Printer
  • ZT220 Industrial Printer
  • ZT230 Industrial Printer