Help with Epson Printer Ribbon ERC-38B/R

I have been using my Epson TM-U220 kitchen printer for what seems forever and wondering if it is the printer not working properly or faulty ribbons I have been getting lately. It seems I have been changing the ribbon on my one printer in less than a week lately. Looks like the ribbon is not spooling over and just gets stuck and runs out of ink too soon…tried using the old cassette tape fix with a screwdriver but thats not working…wondering if something is wrong with my printer. Any help would be appreciated…thanks!

Sounds like it’s time for a new printer. Our clients have a lot of success with the Ithaca inkjet models (where stuff might be too hot for a thermal). We have a stickypaper-compatible model that really rocks, too!

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