Mitsubishi CP-D707DW Instruction manual

DIGITAL COLOR PRINTER
MODEL
CP-D70DW
CP-D707DW
OPERATION MANUAL
CP-D70DW
CP-D707DW
THIS OPERATION MANUAL IS IMPORTANT
TO YOU.
PLEASE READ IT BEFORE USING YOUR
DIGITAL COLOR PRINTER.
Hereby, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, declares that this digital color printer is in
compliance with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of Directive
1999/5/EC.
INFORMATION
This Class A digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003.
TO PREVENT FIRE OR SHOCK HAZARD, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS APPLIANCE TO RAIN
OR MOISTURE.
Use the included AC power cord so as not to interfere with radio and television reception.
If you use other cables, it may cause interference with radio and television reception.
FEATURES
CAUTION
PREPARATION
WARNING:
PRECAUTIONS
WARNING :
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK
DO NOT OPEN
SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK)
NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE
REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE
The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol, within an equilateral triangle, is intended
to alert the user to the presence of uninsulated “dangerous voltage” within the
product’s enclosure that may be of sufficient magnitude to constitute the risk of
electric shock.
The “Caution, hot surface” symbol indicates that the marked item may be hot and
should not be touched.
The “Electro Static Discharge (ESD) warning” symbol indicates that trouble (including
equipment malfunction) due to static electricity may occur in certain conditions.
The “OFF/ON” symbol indicates connection to or disconnection from the mains, at
least for mains switches.
The “Alternating current” symbol indicates that the equipment is suitable for
alternating current only.
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The exclamation point within an equilateral triangle is intended to alert the user to
the presence of important operating and maintenance (servicing) instructions in the
literature accompanying the appliance.
OTHERS
PERSONNEL.
TROUBLESHOOTING
CAUTION : TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC
CAUTION:
NOTE:
WARNING:
WARNING:
The socket outlet shall be installed near the equipment and shall be easily accessible.
Note: This symbol mark is for EU countries only.
This symbol mark is according to the directive 2002/96/EC Article 10 Information for users and Annex IV, and/or
to the directive 2006/66/EC Article 20 Information for end-users and Annex II.
Your MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC product is designed and manufactured with high quality materials and
components which can be recycled and/or reused.
This symbol means that electrical and electronic equipment, batteries and accumulators, at their end-of-life,
should be disposed of separately from your household waste.
If a chemical symbol is printed beneath the symbol shown above, this chemical symbol means that the battery
or accumulator contains a heavy metal at a certain concentration. This will be indicated as follows:
Hg: mercury (0,0005%), Cd: cadmium (0,002%), Pb: lead (0,004%)
In the European Union there are separate collection systems for used electrical and electronic products,
batteries and accumulators.
Please, dispose of this equipment, batteries and accumulators correctly at your local community waste
collection/recycling centre.
Please, help us to conserve the environment we live in!
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WARNING:
OTHERS
In Europe, use the AC power cord according to the recommendations as below, in
order to comply with EN60950-1.
Connect to the 230 V receptacle of the room or the host equipment.
The AC power cord should be VDE approved and consist of core size 0.75 mm2 or
bigger, length 2 m or shorter cord with IEC60320-1/C13 type, 250 V 10 A or higher
rating connector and CEE(7)VII type, 250 V 10 A or higher rating plug.
Use the AC power cord as specified above, so as not to interfere with radio and
television reception.
If you use other cables, it may cause interference with radio and television reception.
TROUBLESHOOTING
In the USA or Canada, use the AC power cord according to the recommendations as
below, in order to comply with UL60950-1 and CAN/CSA C22.2 No. 60950-1-03.
Connect to the 120 V receptacle of the room or the host equipment.
The AC power cord should be UL or CSA approved and consist of type SVT, size
16 or 18AWG, length 2 m or shorter cord with IEC60320-1/C13 type, 125 V 10 A or
higher rating connector and NEMA 5-15 type, 125 V 10 A or higher rating plug.
Use the AC power cord as specified above, so as not to interfere with radio and
television reception.
If you use other cables, it may cause interference with radio and television reception.
PREPARATION
Operation is subject to the following two conditions;
(1) this device may not cause interference, and
(2) this device must accept any interference, including interference that may cause undesired
operation of the device.
FEATURES
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class A digital device,
pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection
against harmful interference when the equipment is operated in a commercial environment. This
equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in
accordance with the instruction manual, may cause harmful interference to radio communications.
Operation of this equipment in a residential area is likely to cause harmful interference in which case
the user will be required to correct the interference at his or her own expense.
PRECAUTIONS
Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void
the user’s authority to operate the equipment.
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PRECAUTIONS
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FEATURES
Contents..................................................................................................1
Safety precautions...................................................................................2-4
Special features.......................................................................................5
Unpacking...............................................................................................6
Features and functions............................................................................7-8
Front panel...............................................................................................7
Rear panel................................................................................................8
Before operation......................................................................................9-16
PREPARATION
Printer setup procedure............................................................................9
Positioning of adjustable paper guide......................................................10
Print paper installation..............................................................................11-12
Ink ribbon installation . .............................................................................13-14
Handling of paper / ink ribbon set . ..........................................................15
Connection with USB data signal equipment...........................................16
Printer driver installation...........................................................................16
Error messages and countermeasures...................................................17-20
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Indications on the front panel and countermeasures............................... 17
Overcoming paper jams...........................................................................18
Repairing a torn ink ribbon.......................................................................19
Before calling for service..........................................................................20
Instructions for transportation...................................................................20
Cleaning..................................................................................................21-22
Specifications..........................................................................................23
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SAFETY PRECAUTIONS
In the interest of safety, please observe the following precautions:
This Digital Color Printer is designed to operate on 120 V AC 50/60 Hz in the U.S.A. and Canada, and 220 V - 240 V AC 50/60
Hz in Europe. Never connect to any outlet or power supply having a different voltage or frequency.
WARNING : THIS APPARATUS MUST BE EARTHED.
PROTECTIVE MEASURES
Use of the unit during emission of smoke or abnormal sounds (without adopting countermeasures) is dangerous. In such a case,
unplug the power cord from the source outlet immediately, and request maintenance service from the sales dealer.
NEVER INSERT ANY OBJECT INTO THE UNIT
Foreign objects of any kind inserted into this unit constitute a safety hazard and can cause extensive damage.
PREPARATION
DO NOT PLACE ANYTHING ON THE DIGITAL COLOR PRINTER
FEATURES
IF ABNORMALITIES ARISE, .....
PRECAUTIONS
POWER REQUIREMENT
Heavy objects placed on the Digital Color Printer can cause damage or obstruct proper ventilation.
PROTECT THE POWER CORD
Damage to the power cord may cause fire or shock hazard. When unplugging, hold by the plug only and remove carefully.
DO NOT PLACE WATER CONTAINERS ON THE UNIT
DO NOT REMOVE THE CABINET
Touching internal parts is dangerous, besides, it may lead to malfunction. Contact the sales dealer to carry out internal checks
and adjustments. Before opening the cover for eliminating a jammed paper, etc., be sure to disconnect the power cord plug.
TROUBLESHOOTING
Do not place flower vases, and other water-holding containers on the device. If, for some reason, water seeps to the inside of
the unit, unplug the power cord from the source outlet, and contact the sales dealer. If used without corrective measures, the
unit may be damaged.
“In the interest of safety, avoid handling of liquids near the unit.”
UNPLUG THE POWER CORD DURING A LONG ABSENCE
OTHERS
Turn off the main power switch and unplug the power cord during a long absence.
WHEN TRANSPORTING THE UNIT
When transporting the unit, remove the ink ribbon and print paper from the unit. See “INSTRUCTIONS FOR
TRANSPORTATION” on page 20.
WHEN MOVING THE UNIT
BE CAREFUL AROUND PRINT PAPER EXIT SLOT
Don’t insert your hand or any material into the paper exit slot during printing.
Do not touch the cutter blade inside the paper exit slot.
Otherwise, your finger will be injured.
DO NOT TOUCH THE THERMAL HEAD
Do not touch the thermal head (located inside the unit).
They are heated to high temperature and may cause burns or injury when touched.
Also, malfunction caused by static electricity may occur.
WHEN PLACING THE PRINT PAPER, KEEP THE PRINT PAPER UPRIGHT
When you put the print paper sideways on a table, etc., it may roll and fall. This may cause injury.
CONNECTION CABLES
Use the provided power cord.
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Check that the printing unit is closed firmly. And pay attention not to press the OPEN button accidentally. When the printing unit
is not closed firmly or you press the OPEN button accidentally, the printing unit may open. It can cause injury or damage.
SAFETY PRECAUTIONS
REMOVE THE PAPER STRIP BIN WHEN OPENING OR CLOSING THE DOOR
When you open or close the door with the paper strip bin installed, the bin may be removed and fall. This may cause injury or
damage. Also, the chips generated by margin cut may jam at the paper exit slot.
PRECAUTIONS
DO NOT LEAVE THE PRINTING UNIT OPEN
When the printer is moved with the printing unit open, it may cause injury or damage.
CLOSE THE PRINTING UNIT FIRMLY
Take care not to pinch your hand when closing the printing unit. When the printing unit is not closed firmly, it may open during
transportation and it may cause injury or damage.
DO NOT PUSH DOWN ON THE PRINTING UNIT OR THE DOOR
FEATURES
If you push down on the printing unit or the door when they are open, this unit may fall and it can cause damage or injury.
INSTALLATION LOCATIONS
MAINTAIN GOOD VENTILATION
PREPARATION
Ventilation slots and holes are provided on the rear and both sides of this unit. Place the unit on a hard and level surface and
keep a space between the unit and the walls to ensure proper ventilation. When putting the unit on the system rack, take a
space between the unit and the back and sides of the rack.
SUITABLE LOCATIONS
Avoid shaky places or hot-springs areas where hydrogen sulfide and acidic ions are likely to be generated.
AVOID PLACES WITH HIGH HUMIDITY AND DUST
AVOID PLACES LIKELY TO BE EXTREMELY HOT
Places exposed to direct sunlight, or near heating appliances can attain extremely high temperatures, which may deform the
cabinet, or can become a prime cause of damage.
TROUBLESHOOTING
Do not place the unit at a high humidity and dusty locations. They can cause extensive damage to this unit. Avoid places where
the unit is likely to be exposed to oily fumes and vapors.
PLACES THE UNIT ON A HORIZONTAL LEVEL
The unit is likely to be affected if it is placed in slanted conditions or in an unstable places.
In extremely cold regions, if the unit is moved quickly from an extremely cold place to warmer one, dew is likely to be formed. If
dew is formed, printing is not possible.
OPERATING AMBIENT TEMPERATURE RANGE
OTHERS
PROTECT AGAINST DEW FORMATION
The operating ambient temperature range is 5°C - 40°C (41°F - 104°F) and the humidity of 30% - 80% RH. When using the unit
on the system rack, be sure to keep this ambient temperature inside the rack.
When the printer is used in a low temperature, it may take some time to start printing.
UNSUITABLE MATERIALS FOR THE DIGITAL COLOR PRINTER
Coat flaking and deformation are likely to occur if the unit is wiped with chemical dusters, benzine, thinner or any other solvent, if
rubber or PVC items are left in contact with the unit for extended duration, or if the unit is sprayed with insecticide.
CARE OF THE CABINET
Unplug and clean with a soft cloth slightly moistened with a mild soap and water solution. Allow to dry completely before
operating. Never use petroleum base solutions or abrasive cleaners.
HEAD ABRASION
The thermal head, like the video head, wears out. When it is abraded, it becomes hard to print out fine details of the picture. In
such a case, it is necessary to replace the thermal head. Consult with the sales dealer for replacing the head.
CONNECTING DEVICES
Read thoroughly “Operating Precautions” of the instruction booklets for the devices connected with the Digital Color Printer. The
power cord must be disconnected after printing is over.
CAUTION ON RELOCATING
When transporting this unit, make sure it is not likely to be subjected to impacts. They can be a prime cause for damage.
Further, make sure to disconnect the power cord from the power outlet, and the cables from the connected devices.
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FOR LONG OPERATING LIFE
SAFETY PRECAUTIONS
OTHER CAUTIONS
PRECAUTIONS
• Do not pull out nor touch the print paper until printing is completed. It may degrade the print quality or cause an error.
• Dust or other foreign matter adhering to the print paper or the ink cassette, or deformation resulting from exposure to
extremely low or high temperatures could cause loss of color, uneven color or lines, or wrinkles in the print images.
• Depending on the internal temperature, the printer may stop printing temporarily during printing. (The POWER indicator
blinks green.) Please wait for the printer to resume printing.
Do not touch the print paper.
• Empty the paper strip bin frequently to prevent jamming the strips at the print outlet.
• The paper tray is used for storing the cut print paper temporarily. The print paper may fall from the tray or may not be stored
in the printed order.
Cautions to prevent the printer from falling
Securing band
(supplied)
TROUBLESHOOTING
CAUTION
Falling this printer due to shock or other reasons
may cause injury.
For your safety, make sure to secure the printer
by the following procedure when you decide the
location of installation of the printer.
Screw (supplied)
Round head wood screw
(supplied)
Washer
(supplied)
OTHERS
1. Secure the securing band (supplied) to the printer
with the screw (supplied).
2. Secure the other side of the securing band to the
installation location with the round head wood
screw (supplied).
PREPARATION
NOTE:
YOUR UNDERSTANDING IS REQUESTED FOR THE LOSS OF IMAGES IN MEMORY DUE TO THE SUDDEN
OCCURRENCE OF A MALFUNCTION.
FEATURES
• Each time printing is completed, remove the prints. If the prints are not removed, a paper jam may occur.
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SPECIAL FEATURES
SPECIAL FEATURES
4 printing sizes, 9x13 (3.5x5”) (max. 89 x 127 mm), 10x15 (4x6”) (max. 102 x 152 mm), 13x18 (5x7”) (max. 127 x 178 mm) and
15x20 (6x8”) (max. 152 x 203 mm), are selectable.
300 DPI HIGH RESOLUTION
CP-D70DW and CP-D707DW have a high resolution of 300 dpi for precise illustrations and sharp photographic images.
Maximum of 450 prints per roll for 9x13 (3.5x5”) is offered (CP-D70DW). Large economical print capacity per roll reduces
frequency of exchanging paper and ink ribbon.
HIGH QUALITY PRINTS
CP-D70DW and CP-D707DW are dye sublimation thermal transfer color printers, which produce superior high quality images.
They also produce a continuous tone at 256 gradient for each of Y, M, and C.
FEATURES
LARGE CAPACITY PRINTING
PRECAUTIONS
AVAILABLE 4 PRINT SIZES
PREPARATION
HIGH SPEED PRINTING
DOUBLE-DECK SYSTEM (CP-D707DW)
The double-deck system printer is capable of high speed printing for up to 450x2 prints of 9x13 (3.5x5”)-size paper.
HI-SPEED USB (VER. 2.0) INTERFACE SUPPORTING
TROUBLESHOOTING
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UNPACKING
UNPACKING
Open the printer box from the top and remove
the top cushion containing the accessories out
of the box.
CP-D70DW
CP-D707DW
Protective
cardboard
Accessories
FEATURES
Remove the protective cardboard and then take the accessories
out of the cushion.
Carefully pull the printer up and out of the box.
Pull the printer straight up as shown in the figure.
PREPARATION
NOTE
Printer weighs about 12 kg for a single-deck (CP-D70DW) or
22 kg for a double-deck (CP‑D707DW). Handle them with care.
Handling the double-deck system (CP-D707DW) will require
two adults.
Unwrap the packing.
TROUBLESHOOTING
Remove the protective materials for transportation such as
protective sheet.
Remove the paper strip bin before carrying the printer.
Hold the printer by the front and rear handle as illustrated in the
drawing.
OTHERS
CAUTION
• Do not carry the printer with the paper strip bin attached and
by holding the part under the paper strip bin. The paper strip
bin may be removed and fall. It may cause injury or damage.
• When the printing unit is not closed firmly or you press the
OPEN button accidentally, the printing unit may open. It can
cause injury or damage.
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The accessories items are placed in the top cushion. Check all items are included.
Quick setup
guide
CD-ROM
Power cords
Paper flanges
Cable ties
Spacers
PRECAUTIONS
Take the printer out of the box by the following procedures. Make sure to check the accessories.
Securing band Paper tray
(CP-D70DW 1
Screws, Washer CP-D707DW 2)
Ink cassette
CP-D70DW : 1 set
CP-D707DW : 2 sets
Each set is stored in the respective printing units.
Paper strip bin
Make sure to remove the protective
materials from the ink cassette and
paper flanges.
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FEATURES AND FUNCTIONS
FRONT PANEL
PRECAUTIONS
CP-D70DW
CP-D707DW
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7
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FEATURES
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Holds the paper strips generated by margin cut. Empty
the bin frequently to prevent jamming the strips at the
print outlet.
PRINT OUTLET
The printed paper comes out here.
OPEN BUTTON ( )
Press to release the printing unit out.
PRINTING UNIT
CONNECTOR COVER
Open to load print paper or ink ribbon. Press the
OPEN button to release the printing unit.
Do not open the cover during normal use.
ALARM INDICATOR ( )
DOOR
Open the door to mount print paper.
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This indicator illuminates or blinks when a paper jam
occurs or the door is open. See page 17.
PAPER RIBBON INDICATOR (
When the power is turned on, the indicator illuminates.
It normally illuminates green, however, blinks or
illuminates orange depending on the printer status. See
page 17.
OTHERS
NOTE
Remove the bin before opening the door. If the door
is opened with this bin attached, the printer or this
bin may be damaged. Do not remove the bin during
printing. It may cause a malfunction.
POWER INDICATOR ( )
TROUBLESHOOTING
PAPER STRIP BIN
PREPARATION
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)
When an error concerning the ink ribbon or print paper
occurs, this indicator illuminates or blinks. See page
17.
OPENING THE DOOR
Pull out the printing unit by pressing the OPEN button
and then pull the knob to open the door.
Knob
Printing unit
Door
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FEATURES AND FUNCTIONS
PAPER STRIP BIN
PAPER TRAY
1
Engage the upper hooks of the tray on the protrusions
on the top of the margin cut box (1). Then, secure the
tray by engaging the lower hooks in the holes on both
sides of the box (2).
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PRECAUTIONS
Hook and pull up the paper strip bin to attach it firmly.
Hold and pull the handle on the lower part of paper strip
bin to remove.
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FEATURES
2
REAR PANEL
CP-D707DW
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PREPARATION
CP-D70DW
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TROUBLESHOOTING
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POWER SWITCH
USB TERMINAL
Use to switch the power ON and OFF.
POWER SOCKET (AC LINE)
SECURING HOLES FOR THE CABLE TIE
Use to connect the provided power cord. Insert the
cord firmly.
FAN COVER /
HANDLE FOR TRANSPORTING
(CP-D70DW)
When carrying the printer, hold this handle and the
front upper part of the printer.
SECURING THE POWER CORD AND USB CABLE
1.Wrap a cable tie (supplied) around the power cord or the
USB cable.
2.Draw the tie through the securing hole on the rear panel
and secure it.
(Example)
Use to secure the power cord or USB cable by using
the cable ties (supplied).
HANDLE FOR TRANSPORTING
(CP-D707DW)
When carrying the printer, hold this handle and the
front upper part of the printer.
Securing hole for the cable tie
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Use to connect the USB cable.
See page 16.
BEFORE OPERATION
PRINTER SETUP PROCEDURE
PRECAUTIONS
Before printing, follow the printer setup listed below.
Position the adjustable paper guides.
(See page 10.)
(See pages 11 to 12.)
Install the ink ribbon to this printer.
(See pages 13 to 14.)
PREPARATION
Connect the printer to a personal computer.
FEATURES
Install the print paper to this printer.
(See page 16.)
TROUBLESHOOTING
For CP-D707DW, setting up procedure in the frame is required for each printing unit.
Make sure to close the printing unit when the setup procedure is completed.
OTHERS
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BEFORE OPERATION
POSITIONING OF ADJUSTABLE PAPER GUIDE
PRECAUTIONS
Adjust the paper guides according to the paper width.
Adjustable paper guides
FEATURES
For 9x13(3.5x5”) or 13x18(5x7”)
size paper (5”-width)
For 10x15(4x6”) or 15x20(6x8”)
size paper (6”-width)
PREPARATION
HOW TO SET THE ADJUSTABLE PAPER GUIDES
Pinch the tab on the adjustable paper guide and slide it right or left.
Tab
TROUBLESHOOTING
Slide the paper guide until it stops. The paper guide will snap into place.
OTHERS
Slide other paper guide in the similar way.
NOTE
Make sure to set the adjustable paper guides to the size of the paper width. When they are not positioned properly, a
malfunction such as paper jam and misaligned printing position may occur.
NOTE
Do not use 10x15 (4x6”) or 15x20 (6x8”) size paper (having width of 152 mm) after using 9x13 (3.5x5”) or 13x18 (5x7”)
size paper (having width of 127 mm) for a long time or printing such paper in large quantities.
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BEFORE OPERATION
PRINT PAPER INSTALLATION
PRECAUTIONS
Paper
flange
Spacers
See the Quick Setup Guide on how to use the spacers.
Spacer
Latch
FEATURES
How to attach the spacers
1. Insert the spacer with the paper flange’s stoppers retracted.
2. Turn the spacer until the latches are locked.
When you remove the spacers from the paper flanges, follow the above procedure
in reverse.
PREPARATION
Attach the supplied paper flanges to both sides of the print
paper.
TROUBLESHOOTING
When you pinch the latches on the paper flange, the stoppers retract into the shaft.
Attach the flanges to the print paper with the stoppers retracted.
Make sure that the flanges are attached to the print paper securely, and release the
latches.
Sticker
CAUTION
• When placing the print paper, keep the print paper upright.
• When you put the print paper sideways, it may roll and fall. This may cause injury.
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NOTE
• Fingerprints or dust on the paper’s surface may degrade print quality and cause
paper jams.
OTHERS
NOTE
• Take care not to pinch your fingers.
• Do not remove the sticker on the print paper roll yet.
• Do not loosen the paper roll. Any slack in the print paper may degrade the print
quality.
CORRECT
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BEFORE OPERATION
PRECAUTIONS
Press the POWER switch on the rear panel to turn on the
power.
POWER switch
OPEN button
After the POWER indicator’s color has changed from orange to
green, press the OPEN button to release the printing unit out.
FEATURES
Remove the paper strip bin and then pull the knob to open the
door.
Knob
PREPARATION
Install the print paper into the unit.
TROUBLESHOOTING
Place the printing paper in the correct orientation.
Make sure the paper roll is firmly installed.
CAUTION
Do not push down on the printing unit or the door.
If you push down on the printing unit or the door when they are open, this unit may
fall and it can cause damage or injury.
OTHERS
NOTE
Load the paper roll slowly into the unit. If it is dropped along the ditches, the unit or
accessories may be damaged.
Remove the sticker, insert the print paper between the roller
and guide as shown right, and feed the print paper until the
buzzer sounds.
Remove the sticker before inserting the print paper between roller and guide. Make
sure to insert the paper straight.
Buzzer continues to sound until the printing unit is closed.
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Direction of paper insertion
Print paper
Roller
NOTE
• Keep the rollers clean. Dirt on the rollers may produce poor print quality.
NOTE
• When taking the print paper out, pull it up toward you by holding the paper
flanges.
• Make sure to turn on the power before replacing the print paper.
• Make sure to eliminate any slack from the print paper. If you carry out the
following steps without eliminating the slack, the print paper may be damaged.
Guide
Roller
Close the door.
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BEFORE OPERATION
INK RIBBON INSTALLATION
PRECAUTIONS
After installing the print paper, install the ink cassette into this unit.
Before installing the ink cassette into this unit, load the ink ribbon in the ink cassette.
NOTE
• Place the ink cassette on a flat surface, when loading the ink ribbon.
• Select a place that is free of dust when loading the ink ribbon. Dust or dirt
settling on the ink ribbon results in poor print quality.
• Make sure that the shafts of the ink ribbon fit into the ink cassette firmly.
FEATURES
Load the ink ribbon in the ink cassette as shown below.
Make sure to load it in the correct position.
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3
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1
Shaft
2
Ink ribbon
1
PREPARATION
Ditch
2
Handle
Ink cassette
TROUBLESHOOTING
Make sure to set the ink ribbon roller to the ditches firmly.
Turn the shaft to eliminate any slack.
Guides
Place the ink cassette containing the ink ribbon in the
position as shown in the illustration.
NOTE
Do not touch the thermal head.
Fingerprints or dust on the thermal head will degrade the print quality.
OTHERS
To insert the ink cassette, align the protrusions on both sides of the
cassette with the right and left guides inside the printing unit and slide it in
a slanting direction.
Mount the ink cassette to the back firmly by holding the handle.
Protrusion
Handle
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CAUTION
Do not touch the thermal head right after printing because it is
extremely hot. Otherwise you may get burned or injured.
NOTE
Note that the thermal head is quite sensitive to static electricity. When
you touch the thermal head while carrying static electricity on your
body, the thermal head may be damaged.
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BEFORE OPERATION
Push the printing unit to close.
PRECAUTIONS
Close the printing unit by pushing the right and left sides of the unit from the front
with both hands.
When a new paper is loaded and the printing unit is closed with the power turned
on, the paper will be automatically fed and cut.
CAUTION
When closing the printing unit, be careful not to get your hands caught
between the printer and the printing unit. Otherwise, you may get injured.
FEATURES
NOTE
• When closing the printing unit, push it until a click is heard.
• If the PAPER RIBBON indicator illuminates when the printing unit is closed, the
print paper may have not been installed correctly.
In this case, open the printing unit to make sure that the print paper has been
installed correctly. Then close the printing unit again.
• When the paper roll is reinstalled more than three times, the print paper may be
used up earlier than the ink ribbon.
PREPARATION
Installation of the print paper and the ink ribbon is completed.
TROUBLESHOOTING
NOTE
• Make sure to replace the print paper and the ink ribbon simultaneously.
• Empty the paper strip bin frequently to prevent jamming the strips at the print
outlet. Whenever you replace the paper and ink ribbon, make sure to throw
away the paper strips in the paper strip bin.
• Whenever you replace the print paper and the ink ribbon, clean the thermal
head and the platen roller. For the cleaning procedures, see “CLEANING” (on
pages 21 and 22).
OTHERS
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BEFORE OPERATION
HANDLING OF PAPER / INK RIBBON SET
AFTER PRINTING
STORAGE OF PAPER / INK RIBBON SET
TROUBLESHOOTING
• Do not store the print paper and ink ribbon in the container made of soft polyvinyl chloride. They may be discolored
because of chemical reaction.
• Store the print paper and ink ribbon out of direct sunlight and away from heating appliances in a cool, dark place where
the temperature is 5˚C to 30˚C and the humidity is 20% to 60% RH.
PREPARATION
• If the paper absorbs nonvolatile organic solvents (alcohol, ester, ketone, etc.) the print may be discolored.
• Discoloration of prints is accelerated if the print paper comes into contact with soft vinyl chloride such as transparent
tape.
• Avoid storing prints in direct sunlight or places with high humidity.
FEATURES
• Fingerprints or dust on the paper printing surface may produce poor print quality and cause paper jams.
• When the print paper or ink ribbon is abruptly transferred from a cool place to a hot place, vapor or dew is generated
on the surface, which causes paper jams or degraded print quality. Leave the print paper in the room to stabilize its
temperature before use.
• If you repeat the PRINT PAPER INSTALLATION procedure more than the designated number of times, the indicated
number of prints may not be made. In addition, if you replace the print paper before it is used up, the indicated number of
prints may not be made.
PRECAUTIONS
BEFORE PRINTING
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BEFORE OPERATION
CONNECTION WITH USB DATA SIGNAL EQUIPMENT
Turn on the power of a personal computer.
Connect the printer and a personal computer with a USB cable. (when the operation system
to be applied is other than Windows® 7)
FEATURES
Connect the printer to a personal computer as shown below.
NOTE
For Windows® 7 users, do not connect the printer to the computer.
Refer to the PRINTER DRIVER GUIDE in the CD-ROM for details.
PREPARATION
To USB port
To USB port
TROUBLESHOOTING
Personal computer
Digital color printer
NOTE
A USB cable is not supplied with this unit. Use the USB 2.0 certified cable of 2 m or less in length.
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PRINTER DRIVER INSTALLATION
The printer driver is required to print the data from the personal computer connected with this unit.
The printer driver for Windows® is supplied with this unit.
Required operating system
CPD70X
Applies for Microsoft Windows® XP operation system
CPD70V
Applies for Windows Vista® and Windows® 7 operation system
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Product name
Refer to the PRINTER DRIVER GUIDE in the CD-ROM for installing the printer driver.
PRECAUTIONS
CONNECTING TO PERSONAL COMPUTER (EXAMPLE)
Check that the printer is turned on before connecting procedure.
Microsoft, Windows, Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7 are the trademarks or the registered trademarks of
Microsoft Corporation in the U.S.A. and other countries.
NOTE
Refer to the following website to check the latest version of the printer driver and the printer information.
http://www.MitsubishiElectric.co.jp/vcp/
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ERROR MESSAGES AND COUNTERMEASURES
INDICATIONS ON THE FRONT PANEL AND COUNTERMEASURES
: Steady on
ALARM
PAPER RIBBON
POWER
(Green)
(Green)
7
16
The printing unit is open.
• Close the printing unit.
7
A paper jam or a problem concerning the ink
ribbon occurs.
• Refer to “Overcoming paper jams.”
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The temperature of the thermal head is too high
or too low.
• Wait until the indication goes off. When the
indicator stops blinking, the printer resumes
printing automatically.
7
The ink ribbon which is not available to this
printer is installed.
• Replace the ink ribbon with a new one.
The actual combination of ink ribbon and print
paper is inconsistent with the setting made by the
personal computer.
• Open the printing unit and confirm that the
actual combination of ink ribbon and print
paper is consistent with the setting made by the
personal computer. After checking, close the
printing unit.
13-14
The print paper or ink ribbon is not installed.
The print paper or ink ribbon is used up.
• Install new print paper or ink ribbon.
11-14
Other errors
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(Green)
This printer is in standby mode.
Connect a USB cable to the printer when not
connected.
It may take time that the printer is ready to print
images after the image data is sent.
TROUBLESHOOTING
(Green)
Page
PREPARATION
(Green)
Causes and Countermeasures
: Blinking
FEATURES
(Orange)
: Off
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(Green)
PRECAUTIONS
If, for some reason, printing is not possible or an error occurs during printing, the indicators on the front panel will illuminate or blink. In this case, follow the procedure described below.
When the ALARM or the PAPER RIBBON indicator illuminates or blinks, open the door and carry out the above
countermeasures.
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ERROR MESSAGES AND COUNTERMEASURES
OVERCOMING PAPER JAMS
PRECAUTIONS
Press the OPEN button to open the printing unit.
Make sure that the power is turned on before opening the printing unit.
FEATURES
Remove the ink cassette.
PREPARATION
Open the door.
TROUBLESHOOTING
Pull out the defective part of the print paper to the direction of
an arrow.
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Cut off the defective part of the print paper with scissors.
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NOTE
• Make sure to cut off the printed part of the print paper. Failure to do this may
result in the ink ribbon sticking to the print paper and being torn.
• Make sure to clean the thermal head and the platen roller. Refer to “CLEANING”
(on pages 21 and 22).
Remove the print paper.
Install the print paper and the ink cassette with the ink ribbon.
(Refer to pages 11-15.)
Close the door.
Close the printing unit by pushing it.
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ERROR MESSAGES AND COUNTERMEASURES
REPAIRING A TORN INK RIBBON
PRECAUTIONS
Position the ink cassette with the torn ink ribbon on a flat, clean surface.
Place a piece of transparent adhesive cellophane tape on the center of the ink ribbon.
Cellophane tape
FEATURES
Install the ink cassette in the printer.
TROUBLESHOOTING
Wind the shaft of the ink ribbon in the direction of the arrow so that the cellophane tape is not
seen.
PREPARATION
Direction to turn
the shaft
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ERROR MESSAGES AND COUNTERMEASURES
BEFORE CALLING FOR SERVICE
Symptom
PRECAUTIONS
For the following symptoms, check the unit again before calling for service.
Check & Remedy
The printing unit doesn’t open.
Are you turning off the power during printing procedure?
→ Turn on the power and then open the printing unit.
The image is not printed.
Is the PAPER RIBBON indicator or the ALARM indicator illuminating or
blinking?
→ Refer to “Overcoming paper jams.”
Is the appropriate size of data sent to this unit?
→ Make sure that the appropriate size of image data is sent to this unit.
Is the print paper or the ink ribbon used up?
→ Check them.
Is the printing unit set firmly?
→ Set the printing unit firmly.
PREPARATION
Is the power cord plug disconnected from the outlet?
→ Connect the power cord plug to the outlet firmly.
→ The protective circuit may be working. Turn off the power and wait for
about two minutes. Then turn on the power again.
FEATURES
The power is not turned on.
→ When the indicators keep illuminating or blinking though the above
operations are performed, remove the ink ribbon and print paper and
reinstall them.
→ Turn off and on the power of the printer with the printing unit set firmly.
This printer starts initialization.
Press the switch inside of the hole of the front panel with a thin stick or
the like for 5 seconds or more.
TROUBLESHOOTING
An error can not be resolved.
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Switch
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INSTRUCTIONS FOR TRANSPORTATION
When transporting this unit for some reason such as repair, follow the instructions below.
1. Use the original packaging.
The genuine package unit may not endure more than one round trip. If the unit is transported with the package unit more
than one round trip, it may not be guaranteed.
Purchase another package unit when transporting this unit again.
Pack the unit with the accessories (ink ribbon and print paper) removed.
2. Close the printing unit firmly.
When closing the printing unit, push it until a click is heard.
CAUTION
When the printing unit is not closed firmly or you press the OPEN button accidentally, the printing unit may open. It can
cause injury or damage.
3. If the ink ribbon, print paper, or ink cassette can not be taken out, consult with your dealer.
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CLEANING
Cleaning as indicated below will help maintain stable printer operation and extend the printer’s life.
Wearing gloves at cleaning is recommended to prevent injury.
Make sure to turn off the power before cleaning.
Filter (inside)
Ventilation inlet
Clean the filter part and the ventilation inlet with a vacuum as shown right.
FEATURES
THERMAL HEAD CLEANING
Press the OPEN button to open the printing unit.
Take the ink cassette out of the printer.
Alcohol (isopropyl alcohol)
Soft and clean cloth
PREPARATION
Preparations
152 mm
When lines appear on the printed images, clean the thermal head.
Wipe the head cleaning part (as shown right) carefully with cloth dampened with a
small amount of alcohol.
NOTE
lines
Printing
surface
about 12 mm
CAUTION
Thermal head is hot right after printing. Wait until the head cools before
cleaning the thermal head.
about 12 mm
Thermal head
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NOTE
The thermal head may be damaged if you touch it while static electricity builds
up on your body.
NOTE
Do not use 10x15 (4x6”) or 15x20 (6x8”) size paper (having width of 152 mm) after
using 9x13 (3x5”) or 13x18 (5x7”) size paper (having width of 127 mm) for a long
time or printing such paper in large quantities.
CONTENTS
NOTE
When you clean the thermal head, make sure not to apply excessive force to the
peeling roller on the bottom of the thermal head.
When the excessive force is applied to the roller, the parts supporting the roller may
be removed. In addition, the part of the cloth used for cleaning may remain between
the roller and the supporting parts, resulting in deterioration in the printing quality.
TROUBLESHOOTING
• Do not damage the thermal head.
• When the poor print quality is not corrected even if the head has been cleaned,
replacement of the thermal head may be required. Contact your dealer.
PRECAUTIONS
FILTER CLEANING
Cleaning part of thermal head
Upper side
Lower side
Supporting parts
Peeling roller
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CLEANING
PLATEN ROLLER CLEANING
PRECAUTIONS
Platen roller
Preparations
Alcohol (isopropyl alcohol)
Soft and clean cloth
Clean the black part of the roller.
Wipe the black part carefully with cloth dampened with a small amount of alcohol.
Wipe the whole roller by turning it.
FEATURES
PAPER FLANGE CLEANING
PREPARATION
Clean the parts that contact the print paper sides as shown right.
Wipe the parts carefully with cloth dampened with a small amount of alcohol.
Cleaning part
TROUBLESHOOTING
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SPECIFICATIONS
SPECIFICATIONS
Digital Color Printer
Model
CP-D70DW
Printing method
Sublimation Dye Thermal Transfer line print
3-color faces progressive printing (yellow, magenta, and cyan) and surface lamination
Print’s resolution
300 x 300 dpi Dot resolution
9x13 (3.5x5”)
10x15 (4x6”)
13x18 (5x7”)
15x20 (6x8”)
1076 x 1568 dots
1228 x 1864 dots
1568 x 2128 dots
1864 x 2422 dots
Print size
9x13 (3.5x5”)
10x15 (4x6”)
13x18 (5x7”)
15x20 (6x8”)
89 x 127mm (without frame)
102 x 152mm (without frame)
127 x 178mm (without frame)
152 x 203mm (without frame)
Gradations
256 (8 bits) for each color
Supply method
Automatic
Interface
Hi-Speed USB (Ver.2.0)
Power supply
220 - 240 V AC 50/60 Hz, 120 V AC 50/60 Hz
Power consumption
2.4 A (220 - 240 V AC, 50/60 Hz)
4.6 A (120 V AC, 50/60 Hz)
Operating conditions
Temperature : 5°C - 40°C
Humidity : 30% - 80% RH (no dewing)
Installation conditions
Operating attitude : Horizontal ±5°
Outside dimensions
275(W) x 446(D) x 170(H) mm
275(W) x 446(D) x 340(H) mm
Weight
Approx. 12 kg (excluding accessories)
Approx. 22 kg (excluding accessories)
Standard accessories
Power cords (for 120 V and 230 V), Ink
cassette (1), CD-ROM (1), Paper flange (1 set),
Spacers (2), Quick setup guide (1), Paper strip
bin (1), Paper tray (1), Cable tie (2), Securing
band (1), Screw for securing band (2), Washer
(1)
Power cords (for 120 V and 230 V),
Ink cassette (2), CD-ROM (1),
Paper flange (2 sets), Spacers (4), Quick
setup guide (1), Paper strip bin (2), Paper
tray (2), Cable tie (2), Securing band (1),
Screw for securing band (2), Washer (1)
PRECAUTIONS
Class
CP-D707DW
(dpi : dots per inch)
FEATURES
PREPARATION
TROUBLESHOOTING
2.6 A (220 - 240 V AC, 50/60 Hz)
5.1 A (120 V AC, 50/60 Hz)
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CONTENTS
Print size and outside dimensions show typical value.
Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.
Contents of CD-ROM
• Operation manual
• Printer driver
• PRINTER DRIVER GUIDE
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MITSUBISHI DIGITAL ELECTRONICS AMERICA, INC.
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Phone 949-465-6000
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