Direct Thermal Mode: After every roll of media (or 500 feet of fanfold media).
Thermal Transfer Mode: After every roll of ribbon.
Pinch roller (part of Peel-Off option)
If cutting continuous, pressure-sensitive media
After every roll of media (or more often, depending upon your application and media).
If cutting tag stock or label liner material
Solvent* and air blow
After every two or three rolls of media.
Once a month.
Once every six months.
* Zebra recommends using the Preventive Maintenance Kit (p/n 47362 or p/n 105950-035 - multipack). In place of the Preventive Maintenance Kit, you may use a lint-free cloth dipped in 99.7% isopropyl alcohol.
For 600 dpi printers, use Save-a-Printhead cleaning film. This specially-coated material removes contamination buildup without damaging the printhead. Call your authorized reseller or distributor for more information.