L9010
USERS GUIDE
USERS GUIDE
Preparation
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Key Functions
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Label Settings
pg. 8
Print Labels
Troubleshooting
Quick Guide
Thank you for your purchase of L9010 label printer.
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USERS GUIDE
WARNING
CAUTION
Battery Safety
Tape Cutter
Never use metal objects to remove batteries. This can result in a short circuit
and cause damage to the instrument.
Never place your fingers over the blade of the cutter.
Always ensure that the tape compartment cover is closed before operating the
cutter.
AC Adapter
Never connect the AC adapter (power supply) to any instruments other than
the L9010 label printer.
Always use the specified voltage (100 to 240V) when plugging the AC adapter
into an electrical outlet.
Storage
Store the printer in a dry location away from liquids and potential spillage.
Do not place any heavy objects on top of the label printer.
Do not leave the label printer within reach of children.
Avoid Contact with Liquids
Do not operate the L9010 label printer when wet. If any water or liquid
appears to enter the internal structure of the label printer, please remove
power from the instrument and contact your local distributor.
Disassembly
Disassembly of the label printert should only be performed by authorized
personell. In the event that service or disassembly is required, please contact
your authorized distributor.
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Others
Please use tape supplied by MTC Bio or an authorized MTC Bio distributor only.
Never stretch the tape.
Do not attempt to print with an empty tape cassette. Doing so may result in
damage to the printing head.
Do not touch the print head.
Do not place the label printer in direct sunlight, near heaters or other hot
appliances, do not expose to extremely high or low temperatures, high
humidity, or dusty locations.
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1PREPARATION
1PREPARATION
Instrument Overview:
Tape Installation
Compatible tape widths:
Tape widths between 1/4 inch & 1 inch (6mm - 24mm) are acceptable
in the L9010 label printer.
LCD
Cutter
Keyboard
AC Power In
1. Open the back cover to the tape compartment by pressing the arrow inward
and pulling open.
2. Insert the tape cassette into the tape compartment. The transparent side of
the tape cassete faces upward and the exposed tape poinst toward the exit slot.
Press firmly until you hear a click sound, this ensures that the cassette has been
fully inserted.
3. Close the tape compartment cover.
NOTE: It is recommended to manually feed at least 1 inch of tape through the
exit slot before operating the printer.
Powering On/Off
Press the power key to turn the label printer on.
Press the power key again to turn the label printer off.
NOTE : Your label printer has a power saving function that automatically
results in power off if no key is pressed during a 5 minute period.
Battery cover
Back cover
AC Adapter
Connect the AC adapter directly to the label printer.
1. Insert the round plug on the AC adapter cord into the connector marked
DC IN 9V on the label printer.
2. Insert the AC adapter plug into a standard electrical outlet (100 to 240V)
Battery
compartment
Tape
compartment
Print head
Label exit slot
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2 Key Functions
2 Key Functions
A/a key: Caps lock
Del/Back Key
A
PRESS the [A/a] key to interchange between the
uppercase / lowercase mode.
PRESS [Del/Back] to clear text or as a return/back function.
Clear Key
← Enter key & Toggle keys
A
Del All
Del Word
Press【Clear】and choose Del word, Del file or Del all
for deleting words or files
A
PRESS [←][→] [↑] [↓] Move the cursor
PRESS [ ← ] for new line or confirm.
2
Del/Back
Bar Key
A
EAN-13
Press the Bar Key to enter the barcode mode
@key: Puntuation Mode
X
Y
@
Bar code
Feed Key
Option
PRESS the Feed key to output about 1 inch blank tape.
Types
Preview Key
PRESS the Preview key to enter print preview & for confirmation of the label length.
Space Key
PRESS the [
] key to input a blank space.
PRESS to adjust between left /Center/Right justification.
@ ] or [↑] [↓]
Group
Symbol
Choose a different symbol categories
Group
Punctuation
。、 ”?
Superscripts
Parentheses
() []
Subscripts
Arrows
→←↑
Greek
Unit
㎜ ㎏ °C
Electricity
Mathematics
+- ×÷
Package
office
Width
Display Text
Check code
A
Barcode
Type
Type
CODE 39
CODE 128
EAN -128
I-2/5
Digit
2~20
4~22
4~22
3~22
Type
CODABAR
EAN 8
EAN-13
UPC A
Digit
4~24
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13
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A
Type
CODE 39
Barcode Settings
Symbol type
PRESS[
Set up
CODE 39 CODE 128 EAN -8
EAN-13 EAN-128 UPC -A
I-2/5
CODABAR
L (large), M (medium), S (small)
Yes / No
Yes / No
Digital input
A/A key
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Horizontal/Vertical version
PRESS [ AB ] for Horizontal and vertical conversion.
→
PRESS [ @ ] to enter punctuation interface,
PRESS [←][→] [↑] [↓] to select the symbol,
PRESS [ ← ] to confirm.
Symbol
A1 2 3 4
B1 2 3 4
АβσЗ
1. Barcode Type: PRESS [ Menu ]
PRESS [↑] [↓]
Find [Barcode] [Type] PRESS [ ← ]
PRESS [→] [←] change barcode types, PRESS [ ← ] confirm.
2. Barcode Width: PRESS [ Menu ]
PRESS [↑] [↓]
Find [Barcode] PRESS [→] [←] Find [Width] ,PRESS [ ← ]
PRESS [→] [←] change options, PRESS [ ← ] confirm.
A
Barcode
Width
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2 Key Functions
3. Barcode With/Without Text: PRESS [ Menu ]
PRESS [↑] [↓]
Find [Barcode] PRESS [→] [←] Find [TEXT] press [← ]
PRESS [→] [←] change options, PRESS [← ] confirm.
4 Label Settings
A
Text
Yes
Text alignment
PRESS [ Menu ] or Directly PRESS[A/A] key.
PRESS [↑] [↓] Find [Align].
PRESS [→] [←] change options, PRESS [ ← ] confirm.
A
Align
Left
Text size (Auto/3/4/6/8/12/16mm)
4. Barcode Check: PRESS [ Menu ]
PRESS [↑] [↓]Find [Barcode]
PRESS [→] [←] Find [Check] PRESS [ ← ]
PRESS [→] [←] change options, PRESS [ ← ] confirm.
Input Barcode
1.PRESS [Barcode] Into the editing interface.
2.Input barcode number, PRESS [ ← ] confirm.
A
Check
Yes
PRESS [ Menu ]
PRESS [↑] [↓] Find [Size].
PRESS [→] [←] change options, PRESS [ ← ] confirm.
Underline/Frame
A
CODE39
5785258
PRESS [ Menu ]
PRESS [↑] [↓] Find [Frame].
PRESS [→] [←] change options, PRESS [
A
← ] confirm.
Frame
Under
Margin setting
PRESS [ Menu ]
PRESS [↑] [↓] Find [Margin].
PRESS [→] [←] change options, PRESS [ ← ] confirm.
NOTE: When labelling small test tubes (microtubes &
cryovials), it is recommended to choose the “Least” setting
Print length (Auto/30-400mm)
PRESS [ Menu ]
PRESS [↑] [↓] Find [ length ].
PRESS [→] [←] select [ Set ]. PRESS [ ← ]
PRESS [→] [←] Adjust print length, press [ ← ] confirm.
Or, You can use the number keys to input length.
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A
Size
Auto
A
Margin
Large
A
Length
Set
A
Set
40mm
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5 Print Labels
5 Print Labels
Preview label
Print
1.PRESS [Preview ] to display a rolling preview of the print content, and display the
print length (mm )
PRESS [Print ] to begin printing a label.
Do not press cutter button during the printing process (in order to
prevent the jamming).
A
Print
Preview
Print
File Recall/Saving
Feed
This function will advance the tape approximately 1 inch resulting in a blank label
sticking out of the tape cassette.
1.PRESS [Feed ], feeds 1 inch of blank tape.
A
Print
Feed
Save File
PRESS
PRESS
PRESS
PRESS
[ Menu ]
[↑] [↓] Find [File].
[→] [←] select [Save]. PRESS [ ← ]
[→] [←] select a file, PRESS [Ok] confirm.
Batch printing
Load File
Printing Multiple copies
Using this function you can print up to 99 copies of the same label.
A
PRESS [ Menu ]
Print
PRESS [↑] [↓] Find [Print].
Copies
PRESS [→] [←] select [Copies].
PRESS [→] [←] and then select the number of copies , PRESS [← ] to print.
PRESS
PRESS
PRESS
PRESS
Or, You can use the number keys to input the number of copies.
Print File
Auto-numbering Labels
Using the numbering function you can create a set of sequentially numbered labels
from a single label format.
First of all, you need to enter a two digit number (ex. 00).
PRESS [←] Move the cursor so that it is in front of the 2-digit number.
A
PRESS [ Menu ]
Print
PRESS [↑] [↓] Find [Print].
Sequence
PRESS [→] [←] select [Sequence].
PRESS [→] [←] and then select the number , PRESS [ ← ] to print.
Or, You can use the number keys to input the number.
You can print 00 to 99 numbers. (Must be two digits.)
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You can save 20 files in the printer. These files can be Loaded
when needed.
[ Menu ]
[↑] [↓] Find [File].
[→] [←] select [load]. PRESS [ ← ].
[→] [←] select a file, PRESS [← ] confirm.
A
File
Save
A
File
Load
A
PRESS [ Menu ]
PRESS [↑] [↓] Find [File].
PRESS [→] [←] select [Print]. PRESS [ ← ].
PRESS [→] [←] select a file, PRESS [ ← ] confirm.
The file will be printed directly.
File
Print
A
Print
file 1
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TROUBLESHOOTING
TROUBLESHOOTING
1.Text full is Displayed
10. Printing text appear blurred or defect
- Input text exceed the printers max number.
- Please decrease the digits of input words.
- Printer head could be dirty.
- Please use a cotton swab with little alcohol to wipe the print head.
2. Line Limit
* Press any key to clear the error message.
- Too many lines submitted. The maximum input lines for the L9010 printer is 6
lines. However, thinner tapes result in a recustion of lines.
- Decrease the line number of text or replace a wider tape.
3. Data out
- The length setting is less than the desired printed label length
- Increase the label length setting (or change teh setting to Auto).
4. Length out
- The remaining tape length in teh casette is too small for the desired printing.
- Replace a new tape or decrease the label’s length.
QUICK GUIDE: A guide to choosing label tapes & the recommended label settings
The L9010 is useful for printing labels for a wide variety of laboratory items. For your
convenience, a factory programmed “TestTube” option is available in the templates
section of the main menu. This setting automatically sets the text & margin to the smallest
value. (This setting is ideal for microtubes, cryovials and other small laboratory vessels.)
Below is a list of some commonly used laboratory vessels & the recommended settings:
1.) Microtubes:*
Label Width: 12mm
Text Size: 3mm
Margin: Least
2.) Cryovials:*
Label Width:12mm
Text Size: 3mm
Margin: Least
3.) Blood collection Tubes:
Label Width: 12mm
Text Size: 4mm
Margin: Least
4.) 15ml & 50ml Conical Tubes:
Label Width: 24mm
Text Size: 6mm
Margin: Least
5.) Microplates:
Label Width: 6mm
Text Size: 4mm
Margin: Least Ctr.
- The installed batteries are runnig low.
- Please replace the batteries or connect the power supply
6.) Petri Dishes:
Label Width: 6mm
Text Size 4mm
Margin: Least Ctr.
9. Voltage high
7.) Freezer Storage Boxes
Label Width: 24mm
Text Size: 6mm
Margin: Least Ctr.
5. Width out
The input text lines is exceed the tapes max line number
Decrease the line number of text or replace a wider tape.
6. Error data
For sequential printing, teh cursor is not in front of a 2-digit number.
Move the cursor to the front of a two digit number.
7. No tape
- No tape installed in the printer.
- Install a tape cassette
8. Battery weak!
An an incompatible AC adapter has been connected
Please turn off the printer & replace the power supply with included AC adapter.
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