Head Maintenance Needed or Replace Head Error


Doc ID:    SO8697
Version:    3.0
Published date:    03/04/2014
Updated:    05/09/2017
 

Resolution

Topic or Information

Head Maintenance Needed or Replace Head is Displayed on the Zebra Printer LCD Display 

Printhead maintenance 

Applies To

ZT Series Printers

Details

The HeadMaintenanceNeeded or ReplaceHead error indicates that the printer has reached the odometer values selected for the specific printhead maintenance. The ZPL command Early Warning Settings (^JH) allow a users to set specific length values for cleaning the printhead and/or replacing the printhead.

For details on setting the Early Warning values Read More>>

The HeadMaintenanceNeeded setup specifically applies to the F and G parameters or the ^JH command. It is based on the internal total media odometer and the user selections to generate this error.

The ReplaceHead setup specifically applies to the I and J parameters of the ^JH command. It is based on the internal total media odometer and the user selections to generate this error.

Example - Using ^JH to set the Clean Printhead at 100 Meters

^XA^JHE,,,,,E,0^FS^XZ
^XA^JUS^XZ

After the warning you must tell the printer you have cleaned the printhead

^XA^JH,,,,,,,Y^FS^XZ

Additional Information

Using the Zebra Setup Utility to send a file to the printer Read More>>

 

 


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