odometer.net_ribbon_length
odometer.net_ribbon_length

odometer.net_ribbon_length

This command displays the total amount of ribbon used by the printer. All forward and backward motion is tracked to determine the amount of ribbon used. The ribbon length is measured in inches and centimeters.

Getvar

To return the current length, in centimeters, of ribbon used by the printer:
! U1 getvar "odometer.net_ribbon_length"
Result
This example shows that the printer used 244 inches, or 621 centimeters, of ribbon:
"244 INCHES, 621 CENTIMETERS"