Printer Service Contract vs Time and Material

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You know those commercials on TV where they have the guy portray mayhem and show all the possible things that could happen with your car (for example: tree falling, animal running into front of your car, external distractions from the road, etc…), but then at the end they say “don’t worry because if you have [...]

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When to know you need Zebra printer service

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In a perfect world, every printer would always work without issue. Unfortunately, the world we live in is far from perfect. Luckily, Timmy Thermal is here to help you! I have come up with a few ways that you can protect yourself from what I have dubbed “printergraine.” Get it? It’s a migraine caused by [...]

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Thermal Printhead Failure – Are You Ready?

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Ever see those scenes in the movies where they have a solid plan and everything is all set up, but right as it’s about to all come together an essential part fails (such as a super hero is suddenly absent or loses powers)? That terrifying feeling that they feel is one of the worst that [...]

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Line Printers vs Laser Which Is Better

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The battle of the printers – which printer is stronger, the laser or the line? I once heard a song, a very catchy tune, lyrics of the chorus read as followed “Anything you can do, I can do better. I can do anything better than you.” The song then continued to pass back and forth [...]

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Proper Barcode Scanner Maintenance Can Extend Life

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We all know what a downed barcode scanner can mean to your business. Lost productivity means lost revenues. If you simply followed some simple maintenance tips, you could prevent this from happening to your business. There are many components on your barcode scanners that could go bad. This includes the LCD screen, main logic board, [...]

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How does a barcode scanner work?

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How does a barcode scanner work? by Barry Barcode Ever wonder how barcode scanners read those black and white stripes you see on so many products? And, how does the scanner get information from black and white lines? A barcode scanner is made up of three functional parts – the illuminator, decoder and sensor/converter. There [...]

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Zebra PAX4 End of Life

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The PAX4 series printer by Zebra has reached end of life, so it’s time to say goodbye to the old and start anew, just like the circle of life. We all know of the circle of life right? The cycle they always explain, with the video of the cats running across the plains while you [...]

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Mobile printing can improve your workflow

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So, I got a tip for all those businesses looking to improve their efficiency and overall success. It’s called mobile printing. I‘m not talking about the whole smartphone cloud thing that allows you to print from your smartphone. Although that technology is cool, it hasn’t added anything that I couldn’t already have done with my [...]

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Avoid Unnecessary Line Matrix Printer Repair

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Line matrix printer repair can cause costly downtime not to mention the cost of repair alone.  What should you do to prevent unnecessary line matrix printer repair? Proper maintenance on a day-to-day basis is key.  Anyone using a line matrix printer should follow the proper maintenance and operating procedures.  Just like your car, if not [...]

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Thermal Printer Cutters Can Really Save Time

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Cutters Can Really Save You Time and Money by Timmy Thermal Remember when you were given your first pair of scissors in grade school and you were so excited. You thought they were the coolest thing at the time. However, as you got older, cutting stuff with scissors switched from being cool to just being [...]

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