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TD-2130N

FAQs & Troubleshooting

FAQs & Troubleshooting

Date: 30/04/2020 ID: faqp00001073_005

How do I install/change the RD roll?

Use genuine Brother roll media.
Genuine Brother fanfold media is not available.

  1. Press and hold the Power button Power to turn the printer off.
    Press the cover release lever (1) on either side and lift up to open the RD Roll compartment top cover.
    Open cover

  2. Open the media guides by lifting up the media guide adjustment lever (1) and pulling the media guides outwards.
    Open media guides

  3. Insert an RD Roll into the RD Roll compartment, and then close the RD Roll compartment top cover.

    <For an RD Roll>
    1. Insert the RD Roll so that the labels feed with the side to be printed on facing up (1).
      Insert RD roll
      • Use RD Rolls with an outer roll dimension of 5" (127 mm) or less.
        Use RD Rolls designed for TD series printers. Regardless of the size, some RD Rolls may not be usable.
      • Insert the RD Roll facing the correct direction. If the RD Roll is not inserted correctly, the printer will not print on the correct side of the paper or label.
      • When using media with the labels rolled up on the inside, insert the roll in the opposite direction of that shown in sub-step i of step 3 so that the print side of the labels will face up.

    2. While lifting up the media guide adjustment lever (1), push in both media guides to fit the width of the paper.
      Adjust media guide

      Press where shown on the image to move the media guides.


    3. Feed the end of the RD Roll under the media tip guides (2).
      Feed

    4. Pull the media to remove any slack in the roll, and hold it straight while closing the RD Roll compartment top cover.
      Remove slack

    5. Lift the green lever and adjust the media guides until they fit to the roll media.
      Adjust media guide

      Press where shown on the image to move the media guides.


    6. Close the RD Roll compartment top cover until it snaps into place.
      Close cover

      Movie: How to set the RD roll.
      *The video clip is being streamed from YouTube.
      How to use the buttons:

      play

      Start the video

      bar

      Skip the video

      stop

      Stop the video

      replay

      Restart the video

     

    <For fanfold paper>

     

    1. Insert the fanfold paper with the print side (1) facing up.
      Insert fanfold paper

    2. Feed the end of the fanfold paper under the media tip guides (1).
      Feed under media tip guides

    3. Position the end of the paper centered over the platen roller and slightly out of the media exit.

    4. Close the RD Roll compartment top cover by pressing it until it snaps into place.
      Close cover
  4. Press and hold the Power button Power to turn the printer on.

Related Models

TD-2020, TD-2120N, TD-2130N

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