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How to replace a Rapidprint AR-E 5650 time clock ribbon

How to replace a Rapidprint AR time stamp ribbon:

Tip 1: The Square-ish hole goes on the left,
           The round hole goes on the right.

Tip 2:  Wear a pair of gloves. 
           Latex or Nytril, available for 99 cents for a pack fo 10 at Home Depot..

1) Put the T44 key in the lock on the right, open the cover.

2) Gently tip up the spring loaded lever from the front ribbon. 
3) Grasp the middle of the ink ribbon spool, press it to the right. 
    It is spring loaded on the right side, the round side.

4) Tip and remove it.
Do the same with the back one.

Notice that it feeds across the bottom, not over the top.
Lastly, reverse the proceedure to install the new ribbon.

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