In September staff purchased four of these Okidata compatible printer ribbons from Office Depot thinking they were, in fact, Okidata products. They are not and they simply do not hold up, if you can even get them installed into your printer, that is!!!
We have used but one of the four, the other three having had parts fall off or become so unspooled as to be useless.
We just re-ordered six of the Specific Okidata brand tapes that we have successfully used for years without incident. Granted, they are $5 more..... but having just tossed $39 worth of unusable tapes, that strikes us as a pretty good deal.
The Okidata tapes arrived today. Hooray! And Boo-Hiss to Porelan for their ill-made substition!
January 11, 2010