ribbon.cartridge.authenticated
ribbon.cartridge.authenticated

ribbon.cartridge.authenticated

This command returns the printer cartridge authentication status. The setting gets updated every time an authentication occurs (power up, head close, or any other time).
If a ribbon cartridge is not installed, then the printer returns "not installed". If the ribbon cartridge option is not present, then the command returns an empty string.

Getvar

To return the printer cartridge authentication status:
! U1 getvar "ribbon.cartridge.authenticated"
Result
"yes"
The cartridge installed is authenticated.
"no"
The cartridge installed is not authenticated.
"not installed"
The printer supports ribbon cartridge, but it is not installed (initial condition prior to authentication).
"" (empty string)
The printer does not support ribbon cartridge.
Example
In this example, the
getvar
returns that the cartridge is authenticated.
! U1 getvar "ribbon.cartridge.authenticated" "yes"