Introduction

In this guide, you will see how to replace the tape cassette to your Brother PT-1290.

Turn the device off. Turn the brother label maker over and press down on the top part (by the face plate)  and push on the circle part with ridges. Gently pull the label maker apart. It will split in half, but be careful with the back piece to prevent any damage.
  • Turn the device off.

  • Turn the brother label maker over and press down on the top part (by the face plate) and push on the circle part with ridges.

  • Gently pull the label maker apart. It will split in half, but be careful with the back piece to prevent any damage.

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For safety precautions, it is advise that you remove the batteries before trying to remove and replace your tape cassette. If you're using an AC adapter remove it from the label maker. If using both, do both steps to turn off your label maker. If you're using an AC adapter remove it from the label maker. If using both, do both steps to turn off your label maker.
  • For safety precautions, it is advise that you remove the batteries before trying to remove and replace your tape cassette.

  • If you're using an AC adapter remove it from the label maker. If using both, do both steps to turn off your label maker.

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When inserting the tape cassette it should snap into place. Check to see if the tape is feeding under the tape guides. If the ribbon becomes or is loose, use your finger to wind the white wheel in the direction of the arrow of the tape cassette. Only use Brother TZ tapes with this label maker machine.
  • When inserting the tape cassette it should snap into place. Check to see if the tape is feeding under the tape guides.

  • If the ribbon becomes or is loose, use your finger to wind the white wheel in the direction of the arrow of the tape cassette.

  • Only use Brother TZ tapes with this label maker machine.

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Now, that you have inserted the tape, place the batteries back. Make sure they are in the proper direction and place in tightly. Close the label maker, press the power button and is now ready for use. If your using an AC adapter or both batteries/AC adapter, make sure the AC adapter is plugged into the AC outlet. Then place correctly and push in fully to plug-in on top corner on device. Also, check that your batteries are place in correctly, if using both. If your using an AC adapter or both batteries/AC adapter, make sure the AC adapter is plugged into the AC outlet. Then place correctly and push in fully to plug-in on top corner on device. Also, check that your batteries are place in correctly, if using both.
  • Now, that you have inserted the tape, place the batteries back. Make sure they are in the proper direction and place in tightly. Close the label maker, press the power button and is now ready for use.

  • If your using an AC adapter or both batteries/AC adapter, make sure the AC adapter is plugged into the AC outlet. Then place correctly and push in fully to plug-in on top corner on device. Also, check that your batteries are place in correctly, if using both.

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After installing the tape press the up key to feed the tape then the cutter button to cut the tape off. After installing the tape press the up key to feed the tape then the cutter button to cut the tape off.
  • After installing the tape press the up key to feed the tape then the cutter button to cut the tape off.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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