ribbon.cartridge.length_remaining
ribbon.cartridge.length_remaining

ribbon.cartridge.length_remaining

This command retrieves the length of ribbon remaining on the cartridge. This is specified in meters.
If a cartridge is not installed, the printer returns "0". If the cartridge option is not available in the printer, then the printer returns an empty string.

Getvar

To return the length of ribbon remaining on the cartridge:
! U1 getvar "ribbon.cartridge.length_remaining"
Result
  • "0"
    to
    "74"
    meters
  • "0"
    means cartridge not installed
  • ""
    cartridge is not available