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LabelManager 210D
The easy-to-use label maker for your desktop
User Guide
www.dymo.com
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Contents
About Your New Label Maker .................................................................... 5
Product Registration..............................................................................................5
Getting Started ........................................................................................ 5
Connecting the Power ...............................................................................................5
Inserting the Batteries...........................................................................................5
Connecting the Optional Power Adapter ...............................................................6
Inserting the Tape Cassette .......................................................................................6
Using the Label Maker for the First Time .................................................... 7
Getting to Know the Label Maker .............................................................. 7
Power ........................................................................................................................7
LCD Display ................................................................................................................8
Format ......................................................................................................................8
Insert .........................................................................................................................8
Settings .....................................................................................................................8
CAPS Mode ................................................................................................................8
Num Lock ..................................................................................................................9
Backspace ..................................................................................................................9
Clear ..........................................................................................................................9
Navigation Keys ........................................................................................................9
Cancel .......................................................................................................................9
Formatting Your Label .............................................................................. 9
Changing the Font Size .............................................................................................9
Adding Font Styles ..................................................................................................10
Adding Borders and Underline Styles ......................................................................10
Creating Two-Line Labels ........................................................................................11
Aligning the Text .....................................................................................................11
Using Mirror Text .....................................................................................................11
Using Symbols and Special Characters ...................................................... 12
Adding Symbols ......................................................................................................12
Adding Punctuation ................................................................................................13
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Using the Currency Key ........................................................................................... 13
Adding International Characters ............................................................................. 13
Printing Options ..................................................................................... 13
Previewing Your Label ............................................................................................ 13
Printing Multiple Labels ......................................................................................... 14
Creating Fixed-Length Labels ................................................................................. 14
Adjusting the Print Contrast ................................................................................... 14
Using the Label Maker Memory ............................................................... 15
Saving a Label ........................................................................................................ 15
Opening Saved Labels ............................................................................................. 15
Inserting Saved Text ............................................................................................... 15
Caring for Your Label Maker .................................................................... 16
Troubleshooting ..................................................................................... 17
Documentation Feedback ....................................................................... 18
Environmental Information .................................................................... 19
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Figure 1 DYMO® LabelManager® 210D Electronic Label Maker
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1 Tape cutter
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Accented character
17 AC power connector
2 Print
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Punctuation
18 Clear
3 Save
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Space bar
19 Open
4 OK
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Insert
20 Navigation
5 Number lock
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Caps
21 LCD display
6 Backspace
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Format
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7 Currency
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Settings
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8 Return
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On/Off
About Your New Label Maker
With the DYMO® LabelManager® 210D electronic label maker, you can create a wide
variety of high-quality, self-adhesive labels. You can choose to print your labels in many
different font sizes and styles. The label maker uses DYMO D1 tape cassettes in widths of
1/4”(6 mm), 3/8” (9 mm), or 1/2” (12 mm). These tape cassettes are available in a wide
range of colors.
Visit www.dymo.com for information on obtaining labels and accessories for your
label maker.
Product Registration
Visit www.dymo.com/registration to register your label maker online.
Getting Started
Follow the instructions in this section to print your first label.
Connecting the Power
The label maker is powered by standard batteries or an AC power adapter. To save power,
the label maker automatically turns off after two minutes of inactivity.
Inserting the Batteries
The label maker uses six high-capacity AA alkaline batteries.
To insert the batteries
1. Slide the battery compartment cover away from
the label maker. See Figure 2.
2. Insert the batteries following the polarity
markings (+ and –).
3. Replace the cover.
Ç Remove the batteries if the label maker will not
be used for a long period of time.
Figure 2
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Connecting the Optional Power Adapter
An optional 9 Volt, 1.5 A power adapter can also be used to
power the label maker. Connecting the AC adapter to the
label maker disconnects the batteries as a power source.
To connect the power adapter
1. Plug the power adapter into the power connector on the
top, left side of the label maker.
Figure 3
2. Plug the other end of the power adapter into a power
outlet.
Ç Make sure the label maker power is turned off
before you disconnect the power adapter from the
main power source. Otherwise, your most recent
memory settings will be lost.
Inserting the Tape Cassette
Guideposts
Your label maker comes with one tape cassette. Visit
www.dymo.com for information about
purchasing additional tape cassettes.
To insert the tape cassette
1. Lift the tape cassette cover to open the tape
compartment. See Figure 3.
Ç Before using the label maker for the first time,
remove the protective cardboard insert from the tape
exit slot. See Figure 4.
2. Insert the cassette with the label facing up and
positioned between the guideposts.
3. Press firmly until cassette clicks into place. See Figure 5.
4. Close the tape cassette cover.
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Remove
cardboard insert
Figure 4
Click!
Click!
Figure 5
Using the Label Maker for the First Time
The first time you turn on the power, you are asked to select the language. This selection
will remain set until you change it, or until the label maker is reset. You can change this
selection using the I key.
To set up the label maker
1. Press
to turn on the power.
2. Select the language and press }.
By default, the language is set to English. The language option you choose
determines the character set that is available.
3. Select the width of the tape cassette currently in the label maker and press }.
You are now ready to print your first label.
To print a label
1. Enter text to create a simple label.
2. Press
.
3. Select the number of copies.
4. Press } to print.
5. Press the cutter button to cut the label.
Congratulations! You printed your first label. Continue reading to learn more about
the options available for creating labels.
Getting to Know the Label Maker
Become familiar with the location of the feature and function keys on your label maker.
Refer to Figure 1. The following sections describe each feature in detail.
Power
The
button turns the power on and off. After two minutes of no activity, the power
is switched off automatically. The last label created is remembered and displayed when
the power is turned back on. The previously selected style settings are also restored.
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LCD Display
You can enter up to 99 characters and spaces. The display shows about 13 characters at a
time. The number of characters displayed will vary due to proportional spacing.
With DYMO’s exclusive graphical display, most of the formatting you add is visible
instantly. For example, the italics and rounded border added to the text below is clearly
displayed.
Feature indicators along the top of the LCD display appear black to let you know when a
feature is selected.
Format
The 2 key displays the Font Size, Clear Format, Mirror, Label Length, Alignment,
Underline, Borders, and Style submenus. These formatting features are described later
in this User Guide.
Insert
The 8 key allows you to insert symbols or saved text on your label. These features
are described later in this User Guide.
Settings
The I key displays the Language, Label Width and Contrast submenus. These
features are described later in this User Guide.
CAPS Mode
The
key toggles capitalization on or off. When Caps mode is on, the Caps mode
indicator is shown on the display and all letters that you enter will be capitalized. The
default setting is Caps mode on. When Caps mode is off, all letters appear in lower case.
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Num Lock
The
key provides access to the numbers located on some of the alphabetic keys.
When Num Lock mode is turned on, the Num Lock indicator is shown on the display and
the numbers 0 through 9 appear when you press the corresponding letter keys. Num
Lock is turned off by default.
Backspace
The 0 key removes the character to the left of the cursor.
Clear
The 6 key gives you a choice to clear all label text, just the text formatting, or both.
Navigation Keys
You can review and edit your label using the left and right arrow keys. You can also
navigate through menu selections using the up and down arrow keys, and then press
} to make a selection.
Cancel
The 7 key allows you to exit from a menu without making a selection or to cancel
an action.
Formatting Your Label
You can choose from several format options to enhance the appearance of your labels.
Changing the Font Size
Six font sizes are available for your labels: Extra Small, Small, Medium, Large, Extra Large,
and Extra Extra Large. The font size applies to all characters on a label.
To set the font size
1. Press 2.
2. Select Font Size and press }.
3. Select the desired font size and press }.
The font size indicator on the display changes as you select font sizes.
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Adding Font Styles
You can choose from six different font styles:
Normal
Bold
Italic
Outline
Shadow
Vertical
The style you select applies to all characters. Styles can be used with alphanumeric
characters and some symbols.
To set the font style
1. Press 2.
2. Select Style and press }.
3. Select a font style and press }.
Adding Borders and Underline Styles
You can highlight your text by choosing a border or underline style.
Underline
Parchment
Square
Call Out
Rounded
Flowers
Edged
Crocodile
Pointed
A label can be underlined or enclosed in a border, but not both together.
To add a border style
1. Press 2.
2. Select Borders and press }.
3. Select a border style and press }.
When using borders on two-line labels, both lines are enclosed in one border.
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To add an underline
1. Press 2.
2. Select Underline and press }.
3. Press } again when the underlined text is shown in the display.
On two-line labels, both lines are underlined.
Creating Two-Line Labels
You can print a maximum of two lines on labels.
To create a two-line label
1. Type the text for the first line and press D.
A new-line symbol ë is inserted at the end of the line, but will not print on the label.
2. Type the text for the second line.
3. Press
to print.
Aligning the Text
You can align the text to print left or right justified on the label. The default alignment is
centered.
To change the alignment
1. Press 2.
2. Select Alignment and press }.
3. Select right, left, or centered alignment and press }.
Using Mirror Text
The mirror format allows you to print text which reads from right to left, as you would
see it in a mirror.
To turn on mirror text
1. Press the 2 key.
2. Select Mirror and press }.
3. Select On and press }.
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Using Symbols and Special Characters
Symbols, punctuation, and other special characters can be added to your labels.
Adding Symbols
The label maker supports the extended symbol set shown below.
(Subscripts/Superscripts)
To insert a symbol
1. Press 8, select Symbols, and press }.
2. Select the symbol category and press }.
3. Use the left and right arrow keys to move to your desired symbol.
The left and right arrows move horizontally along a row of symbols. The up and down
arrow keys scroll vertically through the rows of symbol types.
4. When you locate the symbol, press } to add the symbol to your label.
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Adding Punctuation
You can quickly add punctuation using the punctuation shortcut key.
To insert punctuation
1. Press .
2. Select the punctuation mark you want and press }.
Using the Currency Key
You can quickly add a currency symbol using the currency shortcut key.
To insert a currency symbol
1. Press
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2. Select the currency symbol you want and press }.
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Adding International Characters
The label maker supports the extended Latin character set using RACE technology.
After pressing the Accent key, repeatedly pressing a letter scrolls through the available
variations of that letter.
For example, if French is selected as the language and you press the letter a, you will see
a à â æ and so on through all the variations available. The character variations and the
order in which the variations appear depend on the language you use.
To add accented characters
1. Press
. The accented character indicator is shown on the display.
2. Press an alpha character. The accent variations are displayed.
3. When the desired accented character appears, wait a few seconds for the cursor to
move beyond the character to continue entering text.
Printing Options
You can preview your label, print multiple labels, and adjust the printing contrast.
Previewing Your Label
You can preview the text or format of your label prior to printing. A two-line label is
previewed as a single-line label with a line break character between the two lines.
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To preview your label
♦ Press
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The label length is displayed, then the text of the label scrolls across the display.
Printing Multiple Labels
Each time you print, you are asked how many copies to print. You can print up to ten
copies at one time.
To print multiple labels
1. Press
.
2. Select the number of copies to print, and press }.
When printing is finished, the number of copies to print returns to the default value of 1.
Creating Fixed-Length Labels
Normally, the length of the label is determined by the length of the text. However, you
can choose to set the length of the label for a specific application.
When you choose a fixed label length, the label text is automatically resized to fit the
label. If the text cannot be adjusted to fit within the fixed label length, a message is
displayed showing the smallest possible label length for this text. You can choose a fixed
length label up to 15” long.
To set the label length
1. Press the 2 key.
2. Select Label Length and press }.
3. Select Fixed and press }.
4. Select the length for your label and press }.
Adjusting the Print Contrast
You can adjust the print contrast to fine tune the print quality of your label.
To set the contrast
1. Press I.
2. Select Contrast and press }.
3. Use the arrow keys to select a contrast setting between 1 (less contrast) and 5 (more
contrast), and press }.
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Using the Label Maker Memory
The label maker has a powerful memory feature that allows you to save the text of up to
nine frequently-used labels. You can recall saved labels and you can insert saved text
into a label.
Saving a Label
You can save up to nine frequently-used labels. When you save a label, the text and all
formatting are saved.
To save the current label
1. Press
.
The first available memory location is displayed.
2. Use the arrow keys to move through the locations.
You can store new text in any of the memory locations.
3. Select a memory location and press }.
Your label text is saved and you are returned to the label.
Opening Saved Labels
You can easily open labels saved in memory to use at a later time.
To open saved labels
1. Press
.
A message is displayed to confirm you want to overwrite the current label.
2. Press }.
The first memory location is displayed.
3. Use the arrow keys to select a label to open and press }.
A message is displayed to confirm you want to overwrite the current label.
To clear a memory location, first select a memory location and then press Clear.
Inserting Saved Text
You can insert the text of a saved label into the current label. Only the saved text is
inserted, not the formatting.
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To insert saved text
1. Position the cursor at the location in the label where you want to insert the text.
2. Press 8.
The first memory location is displayed.
3. Use the arrow keys to select the text you want to insert.
4. Press }. The text is inserted in the current label.
Caring for Your Label Maker
Your label maker is designed to give you long and trouble-free service, while requiring
very little maintenance. Clean your label maker from time to time to keep it working
properly. Clean the cutter blade each time you replace the tape cassette.
To clean the cutter blade
Press and
Print head
hold
1. Remove the tape cassette.
2. Press and hold the cutter button to expose
the cutter blade. See Figure 6.
3. Use a cotton ball and alcohol to clean both
sides of the blade.
To clean the print head
1. Remove the tape cassette.
Figure 6
2. Remove the cleaning tool from inside the
label compartment cover.
3. Gently wipe the padded side of the tool across the print head.
See Figure 6.
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Troubleshooting
Review the following possible solutions if you encounter a problem while using your
label maker.
Problem/Error Message
Solution
No display
• Ensure the label maker is turned on.
• Replace discharged batteries.
Poor Print Quality
• Replace batteries or attach power adapter.
• Set Contrast to higher level. See Adjusting the Print
Contrast.
• Ensure tape cassette is installed properly.
• Clean the print head.
• Replace the tape cassette.
Poor Cutter Performance
Clean the cutter blade. See Caring for Your Label Maker.
Printing . . .
No action required.
Message disappears when printing is finished.
Too many characters
Exceeded maximum number of
characters in buffer.
Delete some or all of the buffer text.
• Delete a line to fit on the tape width.
Too many lines
Exceeded maximum number of lines • Insert a wider tape cassette.
Batteries almost discharged.
Tape Jam
Motor is stalled due to label jam.
Replace batteries or connect AC power adapter.
• Remove jammed label; replace tape cassette.
• Clean cutter blade.
If you still need assistance, contact DYMO Customer Support at (203) 588-2500. You can
also visit the DYMO Web site at www.dymo.com.
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Documentation Feedback
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products. We welcome your feedback.
Send us your comments or suggestions about our user guides. Please include the
following information with your feedback:
• Product name, model number, and User Guide page number
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Send email messages to: documentation@dymo.com
Please keep in mind that this email address is only for documentation feedback. If you
have a technical question, please contact Customer Support.
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Environmental Information
The equipment that you have bought requires the extraction and use of natural
resources for its production. It may contain substances that are hazardous to health and
the environment.
In order to avoid the dissemination of those substances in our environment, and to
diminish the pressure on natural resources, we encourage you to use the appropriate
take-back systems. These systems will reuse or recycle most of the materials of your
end-of-life equipment in an environmentally sound way.
The crossed-bin symbol marked on your device indicates you should use these systems.
If you need more information on the collection, reuse, and recycling of this product,
please contact your local or regional waste administration.
You can also contact us for more information on the environmental performance of our
products.
This product is CE marked in accordance with the EMC directive and the low voltage directive and is designed to conform with
the following international standards:
US FCC Class B Compatibility
Safety - UL, CUL, TUV, CE, T-Mark, SAA, BABT, C-Tick
EMC - EMI Compatibility
EN 55022; EN 61000 (+ addendums)
RoHS 2002/95/EC
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