Category Archives: Datamax printer setup

Instructions for setting up various types of Datamaxes

How to load fan-folded tickets into a GoDEX HD90 printer

Here’s a short, helpful video that shows you the proper way to load tickets in a ticket printer. Though this demonstration is for a GoDEX printer, the instructions are basically the same no matter what brand you are using. The … Continue reading

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How to set up a Datamax 4205A Mark III

Click on the link to instructions to learn how to set up a Datamax 4205A Mark III.

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Datamax “S” class – Switching to FGL printing – and back again

Datamax makes many different types and models of printers. The “S” class is their top-of-the-line, high speed, heavy duty, direct thermal printer. It defaults to being in “auto” mode. That means, it is supposed to automatically switch between FGL (text … Continue reading

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Adjust offset for Datamax printer

The top offset and the tear offset can be found in the following place in your printer properties. 1.    Open your printers and faxes window in Windows 2.    Right click on the Datamax 3.    Click on Printer Properties 4.    Click … Continue reading

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DMX 4205 red fault light flashes

You may need to calibrate the printer. Here are two methods. We suggest you perform both of them in the following order: 1) Empty calibration:  Remove ticket media. Make sure the printer is on.  Press the Pause and Feed buttons … Continue reading

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How to set up a Datamax S Class 3210

Please click on the link below for detailed instructions on how to set up this printer to print tickets. 3210 setup instructions

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Setting up different printers for tickets and reports

Keep the default printer as your laser jet.  When you print reports, the reports will be printed directly to your laser jet.  You won’t have to switch from printer to printer.  When printing tickets, you should already be set up … Continue reading

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Setting up a Datamax E-4205e

1. Load the ticket stock Unlock the printhead and lift it so it is vertical. Push the stock to the left side. Push the turquoise guide so it is guiding the stock and holding it against the left side of … Continue reading

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