Dymo LabelManager Series User guide

Quick Reference Guide
LabelManager
®
280
Copyright
© 2012 Sanford, L.P. All rights reserved.
No part of this document or the software may be reproduced or transmitted in
any form or by any means or translated into another language without the prior
written consent of Sanford, L.P.
Trademarks
DYMO, DYMO Label, and LabelManager are registered marks in the US and
other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective holders.
Quick Reference Guide
This guide describes some of the features of your DYMO® LabelManager® 280
label maker. Read the following sections for information about using your
label maker.
 Registering Your Label Maker
 Connecting the Power
 Inserting the Label Cassette
 Getting to Know Your Label Maker
 Installing DYMO Label Software
 Connecting the Label Maker to Your Computer
 Using DYMO Label Software
For complete information on using your label maker, download the full
LabelManager 280 User Guide at http://userguides.dymo.com.
Registering Your Label Maker
Visit www.dymo.com/register to register your label maker online. During the
registration process, you will need the serial number, which is located inside the
back cover of the label maker.
Register your label maker to receive these benefits:
 Notification of software upgrades by email
 Special offers and new product announcements
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Connecting the Power
The label maker is powered by a rechargeable, lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery pack.
Inserting the Battery
The battery pack included with your label maker comes partially charged.
Make sure the charging adapter is disconnected before handling the
Li-ion battery pack.
To insert the battery
1 Slide the battery compartment cover
away from the label maker. See
Figure 1.
2 Insert the battery into the battery
compartment as shown in Figure 1.
3 Replace the battery cover.
Make sure to read the Li-ion Safety
Precautions found on "Safety Precautions
for Lithium-ion Rechargeable Battery Pack" on page 8.
Figure 1
Removing the Battery
Remove the battery pack if the label maker will not be used for a long period
of time.
Make sure the charging adapter is disconnected before handling the
Li-ion battery pack.
To remove the battery
1 Unplug the charging adapter.
2 Slide the battery compartment cover away from the label maker.
See Figure 1.
3 Remove the battery from the battery compartment.
Make sure to read the Li-ion Safety Precautions found on page 8.
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Charging the Battery
A charging adapter is included with your label maker for
recharging the battery pack. Charging the battery pack will
take approximately three hours; however, after charging
for about 10 minutes, the label maker can be used to print
labels.
The charging adapter is only used for recharging the
battery pack; the charging adapter cannot be used to
power the label maker.
Figure 2
To recharge the battery
1 Plug the charging adapter into the
power connector on the top of the
label maker. See Figure 2.
Ribbon
rewind
spool
2 Plug the other end of the charging
adapter into a power outlet.
Make sure to read the Li-ion Safety
Precautions found on page 8.
Inserting the Label Cassette
Label
guides
Your label maker uses DYMO D1 label
cassettes.
Figure 3
To insert the label cassette
1 Lift the back cover of the label maker to open the label compartment.
2 Make sure the tape and ribbon are taut across the
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mouth of the cassette and that the tape passes
between the label guides. See Figure 3.
If necessary, turn the ribbon rewind spool
clockwise to tighten the ribbon.
3 Insert the cassette with the label facing out and
positioned between the label guides. See Figure 3.
4 Press firmly until cassette clicks into place. See
Figure 4.
Figure 4
5 Close the back cover.
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Getting to Know Your Label Maker
Become familiar with the features shown in Figure 5.
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Figure 5
1 USB port
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2 Power port
10 Save/Open
18 Navigation
3 LCD display
11 Numeric keys
19 OK
4 Cutter
12 Symbols
20 New Label/Clear
5 Italics
13 Backspace
21 Menu
6 Underline
14 Return
22 On/Off
7 Vertical text
15 Space bar
23 Text size
8 Print/Copies
16 Caps
24 Bold
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Back
17 Accented characters
Quick Tips
 To print multiple copies, press and hold
 To open saved labels, press and hold
Pressing
for several seconds.
for several seconds.
displays the Format, Insert, Open, and Settings tabs.
Select the font, font
size, formatting,
border, text direction,
alignment and length
for your label.
Change the default
settings.
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Insert symbols, clip art,
date and time, autonumbering, or saved
text into a label.
Open a saved label.
Using the Label Maker with Your Computer
Your label maker can be used as a standalone label printer or you can print
labels directly from your computer using the latest version of DYMO Label™
software.
Installing DYMO Label Software
Do not connect the label maker to your computer until after the software
installation is complete.
To install the software on a Windows® system
1 Close all open Microsoft® Office applications.
2 Download the latest version of DYMO Label software from the DYMO Web
site at lm280.dymo.com.
3 Double-click the Installer icon.
After a few seconds, the installation screen appears.
4 Click Install and follow the instructions in the installer.
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To install the software on a Mac OS® system
1 Download the latest version of DYMO Label software from the DYMO Web
site at lm280.dymo.com.
2 Double-click the Installer icon and follow the on-screen instructions.
Connecting the Label Maker to Your Computer
The label maker connects to your computer using the USB connection located
on the top of the label maker.
Do not connect the label maker to your computer until after the
software installation is complete.
To connect the label maker to your
computer
1 Plug the USB cable into the USB port
on the top of the label maker. See
Figure 6.
2 Plug the other end of the USB cable
into an available USB port on your
computer.
3 If necessary, press
to turn on the
label maker.
Figure 6
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Using DYMO Label Software
The following figure shows some of the major features available in
DYMO Label software.
Visually
choose your
label type and
apply layouts.
Apply a
layout to a label.
Capture an area of the
screen to insert on your label.
Insert text,
addresses,
images,
shapes, lines,
barcodes,
dates, and
counters.
Store your
favorite
addresses or
other data in the
Address Book;
automatically
insert the data
on your label.
Select a label maker to
print your labels.
Print a label.
To print your first label
1 Click once on the label in the Edit area and type some text.
2 Click
to print the label.
3 Press the cutter on the label maker to cut the label.
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Safety Precautions for Lithium-ion Rechargeable Battery Pack
Inaccurate handling of a lithium-ion rechargeable battery may cause leakage,
heat, smoke, an explosion, or fire. This could cause deterioration of performance
or failure. This may also damage the protection device installed in the battery
pack. This could damage equipment or injure users. Thoroughly follow the
instructions below.
While Charging the Battery
Danger
 When charging the battery, use dedicated chargers and follow the specified
conditions.
 Do not connect directly to an electric outlet or cigarette lighter charger.
 Do not use or store battery close to fire or inside the car where temperature may be
over 60°C.
Warning
 Stop charging the battery if charging is not completed within the specified time.
Caution
 Thoroughly read this document before charging the battery.
 Do not charge in a place that generates static electricity.
 Battery can only be charged within 0°C~45°C temperature range.
When Discharging the Battery
Danger
 Use the battery only in the specified equipment.
 Do not use or store battery close to fire or inside the car where temperature may be
over 60°C.
Caution
 Do not charge in a place that generates static electricity.
 Battery can only be used within -20°C~60°C temperature range.
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1-Year Warranty for Your DYMO Product
Your electronic DYMO product is sold with a 1-year warranty from the date of purchase
against defects in material and workmanship. DYMO will repair or replace your product
free of charge on the following conditions:
1 Products returned under this warranty must be accompanied by a description of the
defect together with a copy of the product’s proof of purchase and your full contact
and delivery details: name, telephone, complete address – street, house number,
postal code, city, country.
2 Products returned to DYMO must be adequately packaged. DYMO will accept no
liability for goods lost or damaged in transit from the customer.
3 Products must have been used strictly in accordance with operating instructions
supplied. DYMO will have no liability for defects caused by accident, misuse, alteration
or neglect.
4 DYMO accepts no liability for any consequential loss, damage or expense of any kind
resulting from the machines or accessories or the use thereof, save that liability for
death or bodily injury caused by such products is not excluded.
5 DYMO label printers are designed for use only with DYMO-branded labels. This
warranty does not cover any malfunction or damage caused by the use of third-party
labels.
6 This warranty does not affect your statutory rights as a consumer.
What to do if your product is defective?
DYMO offers you the following service options:
 DYMO Web site: In most situations a visit to www.dymo.com will give you the right
assistance. In the Customer Support area, you will find information about your DYMO
product, such as Frequently Asked Questions and solutions to known problems. The
User Guide also gives you additional information.
 Dealer: Your DYMO dealer can help you to determine the exact nature of the problem
and assist you further.
 DYMO Help Desk: You can also contact the DYMO Help Desk where an associate
will help you to determine the exact nature of the problem and advise you what to do
next:
US
1 877 724 8324
Intl
+44 203 564 8356
 Repair Center: You can send your defective product to a DYMO repair center (please
see the above-mentioned conditions 1 and 2 on how to replace a defective product).
The address of your nearest DYMO repair center can be found at www.dymo.com or
you can contact the DYMO Help Desk.
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