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How do I set up the DYMO 450 Turbo label printer on Windows 7 (and above)?


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standard_address_label__1_.jpgWhat is the DYMO 450 Turbo label printer?

 

The DYMO 450 Turbo label printer is one of our recommended hardware options if you are using Vend on a Windows PC.

Follow the below instructions to get your printer set up and ready to start printing beautiful barcode labels.

There are 3 steps:

  • Install the DYMO printer software
  • Set the print preferences in Windows
  • Select the label printing format in Vend.

 

Install the DYMO printer software (drivers)

The DYMO printer requires special printing drivers in order to print. Once we've installed them, we will be printing labels directly from Vend.

  1. Download the software from DYMO's website.
  2. Open the downloaded software, and follow the DYMO Setup Wizard to install the software.

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  3. Connect your DYMO labeller directly to your computer
  4. Load your printing paper/labels into your printer. For instructions on how to do this, please check your DYMO 450 Turbo instruction manual. (Don't have your instruction manual? Download it from the 'Manuals' tab on the Dymo website.)

Setting the print preferences in Windows

  1. Open the Start menu and and navigate to the 'Control Panel'.
  2. Locate the 'Devices and Printers' icon and open this.
  3. Right click on the DYMO printer and select 'Printer Properties'.

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  4. In the Printer Properties window, click 'Preferences' at the bottom and then 'Advanced' on the right.
  5. This will open a window that shows the below settings. This allows you to verify that the paper is set to the same type of label you loaded earlier. 

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Select the label printing format in Vend

The DYMO 450 Turbo is a continuous printing format printer. To get your labels to print correctly, Vend needs to know this format.

  1. Navigate to the Setup page
  2. On the General Setup tab, click the 'Label Printer Format' dropdown box.
  3. Select 'Continuous feed', and click 'Save'. 

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  4. Your label printer is now set up and ready to print

 

Want to print a bulk run of labels? Click here to learn how. 

You can also print labels for individual products by using the 'Print Label button on an individual product page.

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