Frequently Asked Questions for Dymo Label Maker Printers
How does Dymo postage work?
Dymo has postage solutions that help lower costs and improve efficiency, regardless of the labeling size and frequency. LabeWriter label printers from Dymo deliver crisp, smudge-free postage labels without the need for costly and wasteful ink or toner. And with the Dymo Stamps software, printing UPS-accepted postage from your PC saves you $.01 for each $.49 First Class stamp!
Can Dymo LabelWriter 450 be networked?
Yes, the Dymo LabelWritier 450 can be networked easily by sharing it through a network using a Dymo Print Server. The Print Server allows the connection of every workstation on a network to a single Dymo LabelWriter printer. That includes one or multiple Mac and PC users connecting to a LabelWriter 400, 450 or 4XL machine.
You can also do this through a Windows Network and avoid spending money purchasing a Dymo Print Server. Start by opening the Printers folder: Start > Settings > Printers or Start > Control Panel > Printers & Faxes. Find and right-click the LabelWiriter you want to network and then click on Sharing.
Install the DLS (Dymo Free Label Software) from a different PC on your network. Click on Network / LAN once Windows prompts you to select a connection type and complete the on-screen instructions. Once the installation is complete, you can start printing Dymo 450 labels with the LabelWriter from local and network workstations.
How do I connect my Dymo printer to WIFI?
You can easily connect a Dymo LabelWritier to a network through its WPS function. Start by pressing the WPS button at the back of your label maker. The wireless status light at the side of the machine will begin glowing. Long-press your access point or router’s WPS button for about 120 seconds. Wait for the printer’s status light to turn on and stop glowing to confirm a successful Wi-Fi connection.
Can Dymo print barcodes?
You can print barcodes easily using the free Dymo Label Software (DLS). The DLS is part of the package when purchasing a brand new printer and can also be downloaded from Dymo. With Dymo’s label software, start by selecting your label size and then dragging a barcode onto it. Next, double-click the barcode to open its properties and then configure its settings accordingly. Select from various sizes and other options that allow barcode texts to appear above or below, and more.
The Dymo Label Software can print Code 3 of 9, Code 3 of 9 MOD, Code 128-A, 128-B, 128-C, 128-Auto, Interleaved 2 of 5, UPC-A, UPC-E, EAN-8, EAN-13, EAN-128, Codabar, ITF-14, POSTNET, and QR. It also supports numerous graphic formats including BMP, WMF, EMF, PCX, TIFF, JPG, and PNG.
Does Dymo run out of ink?
No, a Dymo label maker can never run out of ink as it doesn’t use ink in the first place. Printers from Dymo use thermal transfer technology to create texts and images on labels. If you notice some form of fading on the prints, replace the printer’s batteries or clean its print head.