ZT2x0 DT (Direct Thermal) Printer conversion options for Ribbon Compatibility
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Can a ZT2x0 DT Series Printer (Direct Thermal with no ribbon spindles) be converted to a ZT2x0 TT (Thermal Transfer i.e. Ribbon compatible)?
Is there a field kit to upgrade a ZT2x0 DT to ZT2x0 TT?
Can I add ribbon spindles to my printer?
ZT210, ZT220, ZT230 DT printers
A customer may have ordered the wrong printer or after use finds their application now requires use of a ribbon.
There are separate Print Mechanism, Spindle, and Gear kit combinations that will allow for field conversion from a DT model to a TT model. Zebra will not support non-authorized repair or rework of the printer. A customer has the following options if they require this conversion.
- If the wrong printer was ordered contact the Zebra Reseller for a printer replacement.
- Contact your Zebra Service Provider and request a printer conversion to Thermal Transfer
- Have a local authorized Zebra Service Tech perform the conversion after ordering the following parts.
The Print Mechanism must be replaced. This kit is Part Number is P1037974-013. Installation instructions for the Print Mech. Read More>>
Spindles and Gears are also required as described here based on your specific printer model.
- Industrial Printers
- ZT210 Industrial Printer
- ZT220 Industrial Printer
- ZT230 Industrial Printer
- ZT200 Series Industrial Printers