Steps to Loading the Smart-50 Ribbon

  1. Open the lid of your printer and remove the old ribbon and cleaning roller from the plastic frame
  2. Put the new cleaning roller in place
  3. Put the ribbon into place, following the marked guides on the ribbon
  4. Reinstall the ribbon
  5. Close the printer lid

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