Operator's Manual
Barcode/Label printer
e4 The Economy Class.
Operator's Manual
for the following products
Part No.
Contents
Description
Type
5410006
Transfer printer
e4/200
5410007
Transfer printer
e4/300
Edition: 2009/01 - Part No. 9008554
Copyright
This documentation as well as translation hereof are property
of cab Produkttechnik GmbH & Co. KG.
The replication, conversion, duplication or divulgement of the
whole manual or parts of it for other intentions than its original
intended purpose - in particular the procurement of spare
parts for products sold by cab - demand the previous written
authorization by cab.
Trademark
Centronics® is a registered trademark of the Data Computer
Corporation.
Microsoft® is a registered trademark of the Microsoft
Corporation.
Windows 2000 , 2003 , XP are registered trademarks of the
Microsoft Corporation.
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TrueTypeTM is a registered trademark of Apple Computer, Inc.
Editor
Regarding questions or comments please contact
cab Produkttechnik GmbH & Co. KG
Topicality
Due to the constant further development of our products
discrepancies between documentation and product can occur.
Please check www.cabgmbh.com for the latest update.
Terms and conditions
Deliveries and performances are effected under the "General
conditions of sale of cab".
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1.1
1.3
1.4
1.5
Introduction..............................................................3
Instructions.................................................................3
Intended Use of the Printer........................................3
Safety Instructions......................................................3
Disposal in an eco-friendly Manner............................3
2
2.1
2.2
2.3
Product Description.................................................4
Technical Data............................................................4
Device Overview........................................................5
Accessories................................................................5
3
3.1
3.2
3.3
3.4
3.5
3.6
Getting Started.........................................................6
Connecting the Printer...............................................6
Installing the Printer Driver.........................................6
The Label designing Software eLabel........................7
Loading Labels...........................................................7
Positioning the Media Sensor....................................8
Loading the Transfer Ribbon......................................9
4
4.1
4.2
Operation................................................................10
Operator Controls.....................................................10
Operating Functions................................................. 11
5
5.1
5.2
Cleaning..................................................................12
Cleaning the Printhead.............................................12
Cleaning the Media Feed Roller...............................12
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6.1
6.2
Troubleshooting.....................................................13
Error Messages........................................................13
Miscellaneous Faults................................................13
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7.1
7.2
7.3
7.4
Interfaces................................................................14
RS 232 Serial...........................................................14
Parallel (Centronics) ...............................................14
Ethernet Interface.....................................................15
ASCII Table..............................................................17
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Index........................................................................18
Germany
France
USA
Asia
cab Produkttechnik
GmbH & Co KG
cab technologies s.a.r.l.
F-67350 Niedermodern
Téléphone +33 388 722 501
cab Technology Inc.
Tyngsboro MA, 01879
Phone +1 978 649 0293
亞洲分公司
www.cab.de
cabfrance@cab-technologies.fr
www.cabtechn.com
info@cabtechn.com
Postfach 1904
D-76007 Karlsruhe
Wilhelm-Schickard-Str. 14
D-76131 Karlsruhe
Telefon +49 721 6626-0
Telefax +49 721 6626-249
www.cab.de
info@cab.de
Spain
South Africa
cab España S.L.
E-08304 Mataró (Barcelona)
Teléfono +34 937 414 605
cab Technology (Pty.) Ltd.
2125 Randburg
Phone +27 11-886-3580
www.cab.de
info@cabsl.com
www.cab.de
info@cabtech.co.za
Representatives in other countries on request.
希愛比科技股份有限公司
cab Technology Co, Ltd.
台灣台北縣板橋市
民生路一段33號十九樓之一
19F-1, No. 33, Sec. 1,
Min Sheng Road
Panchiao 220,
Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C.
電話 Phone +886 2 2950 9185
網址 www.cabasia.net
詢問 cabasia@cab.de
1
Introduction
1.1 Instructions
1.4 Safety Instructions
Important information and instructions in this documentation
are designated as follows:
•
The device is configured for voltages of 100 to 240 V
AC. It only has to be plugged into a grounded socket.
•
Only connect the device to other devices which have a
protective low voltage.
•
Switch off all affected devices (computer, printer,
accessories) before connecting or disconnecting.
•
The device may only be used in a dry environment, do
not expose it to moisture (sprays of water, mists, etc.).
•
Draws attention to possible
dangers, material damage or loss
of quality.
If the device is operated with the cover open, ensure
that people‘s clothing, hair, jewelry etc. do not come
into contact with the exposed rotating parts.
•
The device or parts of it can become hot while printing.
Do not touch during operation, and allow to cool down
before changing material and before disassembly.
Gives you tips. They make a
working sequence easier or draw
attention to important working
processes.
•
Perform only those actions described in this operating
manual.
Work going beyond this may only be performed by
trained personnel or service technicians.
Gives you tips on protecting the
environment.
•
Unauthorized interference with electronic modules or
their software can cause malfunctions.
•
Other unauthorized work on or modifications to the
device can also endanger operational safety.
•
Always have service work done in a qualified
workshop, where the personnel have the technical
knowledge and tools required to do the necessary
work.
•
There are various warning stickers on the device. They
draw your attention to dangers.
Warning stickers must therefore not be removed, as
then you and other people cannot be aware of dangers
and may be injured.
Danger!
Draws your attention to an
exceptionally grave, impending
danger to your health or life.
Danger
Notice
Information
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Environment
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Warning
Handling
instruction
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Documents
italic
Reference

Option

Warning!
Indicates a hazardous situation
that could lead to injuries or
material damage.
Prompts you to do something.
Reference to another document.
To section, position, illustration
number or document.
Accessories, peripheral equipment,
special fittings.
1.3 Intended Use of the Printer
The device is manufacured in accordance with the
current technological status and the recognized safety
rules. However, danger to the life and limb of the user
or third parties and/or damage to the device and other
tangible assets can arise during use.
The device may only be used for its intended purpose
and if it is in perfect working order, and it must be used
with regard to safety and dangers as stated in the
operating manual.
•
Usage for the intended purpose also includes
complying with the operating manual, including the
manufacturer‘s maintenance recommendations and
specifications.
•
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The complete documentation is included in the scope
of delivery on CD ROM, and can also currently be
found in the Internet.
Danger to life and limb from power supply.
 Do not open the device casing.
1.5 Disposal in an eco-friendly Manner
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The device printer is intended exclusively for printing
suitable materials that have been approved by the
manufacturer. Any other use or use going beyond this
shall be regarded as improper use. The manufacturer/
supplier shall not be liable for damage resulting from
unauthorized use; the user shall bear the risk alone.
•
Danger!

•
Obsolete devices contain valuable recyclable materials
that should be sent for recycling.
 Send to suitable collection points, separately from
residual waste.
The modular construction of the printer enables it to be
easily disassembled into its component parts.
 Send the parts for recycling.
The electronic circuit board of the device is equipped
with a lithium battery.
 Take old batteries to collection boxes in shops or
public waste disposal centers.
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Product Description
2.1 Technical Data
 Standard  Option
1. Printhead
e4
Printing method
Thermal/Thermal transfer
Printhead resolution dpi
203
300
Print speed up to mm/s
100
75
Print width up to mm
108
106
2. Labels
Material
Labels, continuous material on rolls or leporello,
thermal and standard paper, cardboard, foils:
PE, PP, PVC, PA, PI
Material thickness mm /
0.10 - 0.25 /
weight g/m2
60 - 160
Media roll
Total diameter up
152
to mm
Core diameter mm
25 / 76
Winding direction
outside
Material width mm
25 - 110
Label width mm
25 - 108
25 - 106
Label height mm
10 - 1016
3. Ribbon
Ink
inside
Roll diameter up to mm
76
Core diameter mm
25
Running length variable up to m
360
Width up to mm
110
5. Dimensions
Height x Depth x Width mm
200 x 329 x 256
Weight kg
3.5
6. Label sensor
Reflective
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7. Elektronics
Processor clock rate
50 MHz
RAM
4 MB
ROM Flash
2 MB
8. Operation panel
Keys
PAUSE, FEED, CANCEL
LEDs
READY, MEDIA, RIBBON
9. Interfaces
Parallel Centronics / USB
/
Serial RS 232 C / Ethernet 10/100 base
/
13. Fonts
Font types Version 200 dpi: 8 x 12 dots up to 32 x 48 dots
Version 300 dpi: 12 x 20 dots up to 48 x 80 dots
14. Graphics
Graphic elements
Line, Box, diagonal
Graphic formats
BMP, GIF, JPG*
15. Codes
Linear
Code 39*, Code 93*, Interleaved 2/5*,
barcodes
Code 128/Subset A, B, C*, Codabar*,
UPC A, E, and 5 add on*, EAN-13/8/128*, UCC128, Postnet, Plessy, HIBC, Telepen, FIM
2D-Codes MaxiCode, PDF417*, Datamatrix
* available in eLabel
All codes variable in height, module width and ratio. Orientation 0°, 90°, 180°, 270°. Optionally with check digit, printed
characters and Start/Stop code, depending on code type.
17. Operation data
Power supply, external device
100~240 V, 50/60 Hz
Operation temperature
10° C - 40° C
Humidity not condensing
5% - 85%
Safety regulations
CE, CCC
eLabel free full version
The e4 comes with the free PC label design software “eLabel”.
This full version allows the professional design of labels, incl.
serial numbers, barcodes, time and date specification, fix and
variable fields, database connection and much more.
eLabel
Label samples
On-line documentation with tutorials
Multi-level Undo
Number of levels
Hidden (unprintable) objects
Import of graphic formats (BMP, GIF, JPG)
True-Type fonts
Graphic barcodes with specific fonts
Number
Object positioning
Inverse
Four print directions
Serial numbers
Label preview
Graphics preview
Languages: D, GB, RUS, F
Data base
Base ASCII
Data base manager
Variables
Flexible date and time stamping
Input of programming commands
User input field
Definition of input format
Minimum input length
Multiline input
Field blocking
Adjustment of fields
Field highlighting
Automatical input demand
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Windows driver 2000, 2003, XP
With every Windows program like MS Word, MS Excel or
others you also can print your labels directly.
cablabel R2 Lite, Pro
Use the multifunctional possibilities of cablabel R2. Powerful
functions allow you to design and print complex labels. Start
with the free of charge Lite version. Challenging applications
can be handled with cablabel R2 Pro.
For details go to: www.cabgmbh.com.
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Product Description
2.2 Device Overview
2
FEED
L
E
C
N
A
C
PAUSE
PAUSE
1
3
FEED
5
6
7
L
E
C
N
A
C
4
Y
AD
RE
Y
AD
RE
MEDIA
RIBBON
100
80
MEDIA
RIBBON
100
60
8
80
40
40
60
60
40
40
80
100
13
12
60
80
9
100
11 10
14
15
16
17
18
20 19
1 Control panel
2 Cover
3 Ribbon unwinding unit
4 Printhead
5 Printhead holder
6 Print module
7 Media holder
8 Media guide
9 Unlocking button of the
print module
10Media sensor
6DIP switches
1
17USB port
18Main switch
19Ethernet port
20Power input socket
1 Media feed roller
1
12Bottom case
13Media exit path
14Serial port
15Parallel port
2.3 Accessories
1
2
1 Power unit
2 Power cable
3 2 Media roll guides
3
3
4
5
4 CD ROM with software
5 Media spindle
6 Empty ribbon core
6
7
8
9
7 Ribbon roll
8 Media roll
9 2 Media core adapters
9
10
10
102 Ribbon spindles
1 Operator‘s manual (not
1
shown)
3
Getting Started
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!
When unpacking the device, check that the delivery is complete and that there has been no transport damage.
Warning!
Risk of material damage.
Please ensure the following before starting up the printer:
1.
Set up the printer in a place where there is adequate space available for inserting the transfer ribbon and media.
2.
Ensure that there is adequate ventilation for the device, and keep it out of direct sunlight.
3.
Do not operate the printer in a wet environment or in the vicinity of corrosive chemicals.
4.
Do not exceed the maximum length of cable (according to interface), and ensure that all plugs are easily accessible.
3.1 Connecting the Printer
!
Warning!
Risk of material damage.
The printer must be switched off, power switch in position 0.
Power supply
1.
Plug the power adapter into the power unit.
2.
Plug the output plug of the power adapter into the power input socket on the side of the printer.
3.
Plug the power cable into the power socket.
Interfaces
The printer and PC can be connected by either a serial or parallel cable, a USB cable or an Ethernet link. If you have any
queries, please contact a specialist dealer.
1.
The printer recognizes the selected interface automatically.
2.
The default settings of the interface can be seen on the self-test printout.
3.
The cable configurations for the serial (RS 232 C) and parallel (Centronics) interfaces are listed in the appendix.
4.
To avoid transmission problems, ensure that the length of the interface cable does not exceed the specifications for the
relevant interface.
3.2 Installing the Printer Driver
The printer driver supports the Windows operating systems 2000/2003/XP.
It is on the supplied CD, or can be downloaded under http://www.cabgmbh.com.
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An already installed driver must be uninstalled before a newer driver version can be installed.
Switch the printer on before starting the installation.
1.
Select "Start" -> "Settings" -> "Printer and Faxes" -> "Add a printer".
2.
Select "Network Printer" or "Local Printer".
3.
Select the corresponding connection, e.g. LPT1 (parallel port).
4.
Select "Have Disk..." and go to the directory containing the printer driver.
5.
Select the printer model, e.g. cab e4/200, and follow the instructions.
3
Getting Started
3.3 The Label designing Software eLabel
Each e4 printer is supplied with eLabel, a high-performance label designing software application.
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The printer driver has to be installed before eLabel can be installed.
The software is on the supplied CD ROM. Updates can be downloaded from http://www.cabgmbh.com as and when required.
Start the installation via the user interface on the CD, and follow the instructions of the wizard.
3.4 Loading Labels
1
2
3
3
N PATH
RIBBO
2
PAPER
PAUSE
4
PATH
EL
FEE
D
DY
REA
MEDIA
NC
5
CA
RIBBON
1
10
0
80
60
40
40
60
80
10
0
PAUSE
EL
FEE
D
NC
CA
DY
REA
MEDIA
RIBBON
6
1 Media roll guides
2 Media core adapters
6
3 Media spindle
4 Media roll
5 Media holder
6 Media guides
1.
Open the cover.
2.
For media rolls with a core diameter between 40 and 75 mm, slide the two core adapters (2) onto the media spindle (3).
3.
Place the media roll (4) on the media spindle (3) with the core adapters.
4.
Slide the media roll guides (1) onto the spindle, with their smooth sides facing the media, until they touch the edges of
the roll.
5.
Insert the spindle with media and guides into the media holder (5), make sure it locks in properly.
6.
Position the media roll in the center of the spindle with the aid of the scale.
7.
Release the printhead module and swing it up.
8.
Feed the media under the axle of the media guides (6) and pull it forwards.
9.
Slide the media guides (6) up to the edges of the media.
10.
Set the position of the media sensor to match the width of the media (see Positioning the Media Sensor).
11.
Close the printhead module by pressing it down until it locks in.
12.
Close the cover, and calibrate the media sensor.
3
Getting Started
3.5 Positioning the Media Sensor
1
3
4
PAUSE
FEED
Y
READ
MEDIA
L
E
C
N
A
C
RIBBON
1
3
10
0
80
60
40
4
40
60
80
10
0
1
2
1 Media sensor
2 Media sensor cover
3 Media
4 Spaces between labels
1.
Release the printhead module and swing it up.
2.
Take the cover (2) off the media sensor (1).
3.
Position the media sensor (1) so that the relevant labels pass centrally over it, and the sensor can alternately detect
labels and the spaces between them.
See the two examples on the right of the illustration.
4.
Replace the cover on the media sensor.
5.
Close the printhead module by pressing it down until it locks in.
3
Getting Started
3.6 Loading the Transfer Ribbon
Warning!
!
Risk of material damage.
When inserting the transfer ribbon ensure that the coated side faces the labels, as otherwise the printhead
can become soiled.
Ensure that the media is winding in the same direction as shown in the illustration.
4
1
2
3
1
PAUSE
2
EL
FEE
D
NC
CA
5
3
N PATH
RIBBO
PAPER
PAUSE
7
PATH
EL
FEE
D
NC
CA
DY
REA
MEDIA
RIBBON
6
1 Ribbon spindle
2 Ribbon roll
3 Empty transfer ribbon core
4 Ribbon supply holder
5 Ribbon loading knob
6 Ribbon rewind knob
7 Ribbon rewind holder
1.
Open the cover.
2.
Release the printhead module and swing it up.
3.
Slide the ribbon roll (2) onto one of the ribbon spindles (1), and put the empty core (3) on the other spindle (1).
If the roll is less than 110 mm wide, position the roll and core in the middle of the spindle.
4.
Pull out the knob (5), insert the ribbon roll (2) together with the spindle into the supply holder (4), allow the knob to slot in
again.
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When inserting the two spindles (1) ensure that the wider side is placed in the respective holder (4, 7), and slots in.
5.
Attach the end of the ribbon to the empty core (3) with adhesive tape.
6.
Lead the ribbon round the printhead module as shown in the illustration.
7.
Pull out the knob (6), insert the core and spindle into the rewind holder (7), allow the knob to slot in again.
8.
Turn knob (6) clockwise to take up the slack in the ribbon.
9.
Close the printhead module by pressing it down until it locks in.
10. Close the cover.
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Operation
4.1 Operator Controls
10
Power Switch
The power switch is located on the left-hand side of the printer.
Position 0:
Off
Position I:
On
DIP Switches
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Switch off the printer before setting the DIP switches.
Back feed (tear-off mode)
Default: OFF
3
Reserved
Always OFF
4
Reserved
Always OFF
5
Reserved
Always OFF
6
Reserved
Always OFF
7, 8
8|7
0 | 0 – 9600,n,8,1
0 | 1 – 19200,n,8,1
1 | 0 – 38400,n,8,1
1 | 1 – 57600,n,8,1
Serial interface RS 232
Baud rate setting
0: OFF, 1: ON
Default: 00
Control Panel
The operating panel consists of three LEDs and three multifunction buttons.
LEDs
They indicate the status of the printer.
READY
Lights
Standard printer status
MEDIA
Lights
Standard printer status
Flashes simultaneously with READY
Media roll has run out
Flashes
PAUSE status
Lights
Standard printer status
Off
Direct thermal printing
(no transfer ribbon inserted)
Flashes simultaneously with READY
Ribbon roll has run out
RIBBON
Multifunction buttons
The printer is either in standard or system mode.
Normal mode
System mode
PAUSE
Pause print job
Continue print job after pause
Self-test
FEED
Feed one label
Calibrating the media sensor
CANCEL
Cancel print job
Continue printing after rectifying fault
Reset
ON
8
Enables back feed (tear-off mode)
Disables back feed
7
ON:
OFF:
6
2
5
Print settings
Default: OFF
4
Direct thermal print
Thermal transfer print
3
ON:
OFF:
2
1
1
Remarks
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Functions
DIP
DIP switch
OFF
4
Operation
4.2 Operating Functions
Normal mode
FEED
A label is fed forward.
PAUSE
The current print job has paused, MEDIA flashing.
Paused print job resumed.
CANCEL
The current print job has been stopped.
Continue printing after rectifying fault.
System mode
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In system mode, the printer cannot accept any commands from the PC.
Activate system mode:
Press the CANCEL button and keep it pressed for four seconds. The three flashing LEDs indicate that the printer
is in system mode.
Exit system mode:
System mode is exited automatically if no command is input within four seconds of starting.
Self-test
1.
Press the PAUSE button in system mode.
2.
The three LEDs flash.
The device prints a configuration report.
3.
The three LEDs are continually lit.
The printer is in standard status again.
4.
The following information is printed out:
- List of fonts
- Hardware configuration and status
- DIP switch settings
- Label parameters
- Firmware version
Calibrating the media sensor
The media sensor must be recalibrated when a new type of media is loaded.
1.
Press the FEED button in system mode.
2.
The three LEDs flash.
The printer advances the media about 200 mm.
3.
The three LEDs are continually lit.
The printer is in standard status again.
Reset
1.
Press the CANCEL button in system mode.
2.
The following parameters are reset to the factory settings:
- Label parameters
- Heat level
- Print speed
- Other special settings
The three LEDs light up.
The printer is in standard status.
3.
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The printed label counter cannot be reset.
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5
Cleaning
Danger!
Danger from electric shock!
Switch off the printer before starting any maintenance work.
!
Warning!
Risk of damage!
Only use cleansers approved by the manufacturer. The manufacturer shall not be liable for damage caused
by the use of other cleansers.
•
Remove dust and paper fluff from the interior with a soft brush or vacuum cleaner.
•
The cover of the printer can be cleaned with a standard cleanser.
5.1 Cleaning the Printhead
The printhead is easily damaged due to its precision configuration. Dirt may collect on the printhead during printing, which
affects the printed image and damages the printhead.
Therefore use high-quality consumables and clean the printhead regularly (after every roll of ribbon or every three rolls of
media).
!
!
Warning!
Printhead damage!
Do not use sharp objects for cleaning the printhead.
Warning!
Danger from hot printhead!
The printhead can become very hot during operation, allow it to cool before starting maintenance work.
1.
Release the printhead module and swing it up.
2.
Remove ribbon (if used).
3.
Clean the printhead with a cotton swab moistened with alcohol.
5.2 Cleaning the Media Feed Roller
Remove debris and dirt from the media feed roller after each roll of media.
1.
Release the printhead module and swing it up.
2.
Turn the platen roller and remove the dirt with a cotton swab moistened with alcohol.
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Troubleshooting
6.1 Error Messages
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A fault is indicated by one or two of the three LEDs flashing.
READY and MEDIA
LEDs flashing
simultaneously
Possible cause
Recommended solutions
Remarks
Failure to detect gap between
labels or reflective marks
Check media path
Check the software setting
if using continuous material
Check the position of the media sensor
Calibrate the media sensor
Media roll has run out
Load labels
Media jam
Clear media jam
Media sensor error
Replace media sensor
READY and RIBBON Ribbon roll has run out
LEDs flashing
Ribbon jam
simultaneously
Ribbon sensor error
Loading the transfer ribbon
READY flashes
Serial interface error
Check the baud rate and DIP switch
settings
Memory overflow
Restart printer
Clear ribbon jam
Replace ribbon sensor
Must be done by service
personnel
Perform reset
6.2 Miscellaneous Faults
Vertical unprinted area (vertical white line)
Continuous, vertical white lines in the printed image indicate a dirty or defective printhead.
If the problem cannot be solved by cleaning the printhead, it must be replaced.
PC indicates: "Printer Timeout"
1.
Check whether the printer connecting cable is connected between the PC and the printer.
2.
Check whether the printer is switched on.
If these actions do not eliminate the fault, contact your dealer or technical customer service.
Data has been sent to the printer, but there is no printout
1.
Check whether the correct Windows printer driver has been selected.
2.
Perform reset.
If these actions do not eliminate the fault, contact your dealer or technical customer service.
Print quality problems
1.
Check the heat level settings.
2.
Adjust the print speed.
3.
Clean the printhead and platen roller.
4.
Ensure that the correct media and ribbon have been loaded into the printer.
5.
Only use high quality media material.
Reset printer
After carrying out the above-mentioned actions, press CANCEL to reset the error. The printer is ready for use again.
Miscellaneous
If problems occur which are not described here, contact your dealer or technical customer service.
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7
Interfaces
7.1 RS 232 Serial
Baud rate: 14
9600, 19200, 38400, 57600
(Setting by DIP switches 7 - 8)
Data format: Always 8 data bits, 1 start bit and 1 stop bit
Parity:
Always non parity
Flow control: RTS/CTS (Hardware flow control),
If you are using software or drivers under the Windows® environment, the flow control must be set to "hardware".
Pin assignment
Printer
Host 1
9-pin interface
25S
Host 2
9S
25S
9S
TX
2
RX
3
RX
2
RX
3
RX
2
RX
3
TX
2
TX
3
TX
2
TX
3
CTS
4
RTS
4
RTS
7
GND
5
GND
7
GND
5
GND
7
GND
5
RTS
6
CTS
5
CTS
8
DSR
7
DTR
20
DTR
4
DTR
8
DSR
6
DSR
6
4
5
4
6
6
20
7
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7.2 Parallel (Centronics)
The parallel port is a 36-pin Centronics interface. Its pin assignments are as follows:
Pin
Direction
Definition
Pin
Direction
Definition
1
In
/STROBE
13
Out
SELECT
2
In
Data 1
14,15
3
In
Data 2
16
-
Ground
4
In
Data 3
17
-
Ground
5
In
Data 4
18
6
In
Data 5
19~30
7
In
Data 6
31
8
In
Data 7
32
Out
/Fault
9
In
Data 8
33~36
-
NC
10
Out
/ACK
11
Out
BUSY
12
Out
PE
NC
NC
-
Ground
NC
Any communications port can transmit data from the host (Centronics, RS 232, Ethernet, and USB).
Preliminary communications settings are not required since the printer will automatically detect which port is active.
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Never send data from 2 ports at the same time.
Then data corruption and print errors may occur.
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Interfaces
7.3 Ethernet Interface
Handshake:
TCP/IP
Connector type:
RJ45
Standard IP address:
199.9.9.196.
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Only connect the printer if the standard IP address has not been assigned elsewhere, change the other assignment
if necessary.
Configure the IP address of the printer
1.
Switch off printer.
2.
Set DIP switch 6 to ON.
3.
Switch on printer.
4.
Close all application programs on the PC.
5.
Start the program IPSETUP.EXE to set the IP address from CD.
6.
Press OK.
7.
Select a network adapter and printer IP, enter gateway if necessary. Confirm with OK.
8.
Setup is now executed. An error message appears if an IP address cannot be entered, in this case check the network
connection.
The following window appears when the setup has been finished successfully.
15
16
7
Interfaces
9.
Confirm with CLOSE.
10. Switch off printer.
11. Set DIP switch 6 to OFF.
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The IP address of the printer can be checked by a self-test printout.
Setting up the printer driver
1.
Select the cab printer driver in the operating system under "Start" -> "Settings" -> "Printers and Faxes", and add a new
standard TCP/IP connection in the properties under "Ports".
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Interfaces
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2.
Enter the IP address of the printer in the wizard to add a TCP/IP connection.
3.
Enter standard as the device type, and follow the further instructions of the wizard.
7.4 ASCII Table
0
0
NUL
1
SOH
2
STX
3
1
2
XON
!
XOFF
4
3
4
5
6
7
0
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P
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p
1
A
Q
a
q
“
2
B
R
b
r
#
3
C
S
c
s
$
4
D
T
d
t
5
NAK
%
5
E
U
e
u
6
ACK
&
6
F
V
f
v
7
BEL
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7
G
W
g
w
8
BS
(
8
H
X
h
x
)
9
I
Y
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y
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J
Z
j
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9
A
LF
B
+
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ESC
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SI
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DEL
18
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Index
18
A
L
Accessories.........................................5
Labels
Height............................................4
Loading..........................................7
Material..........................................4
Material thickness..........................4
Material weight...............................4
Material width.................................4
Media roll.......................................4
Width..............................................4
LED...................................................10
ASCII table........................................17
B
Barcodes.............................................4
Bottom case........................................5
C
CANCEL............................................10
Cleaning............................................12
Configuration report........................... 11
Control panel.................................5, 10
Cover...................................................5
Printhead holder..................................5
Printhead resolution............................4
Printing method...................................4
Print module........................................5
Print quality problems........................13
Print speed..........................................4
Print width............................................4
Processor............................................4
Product description..............................4
M
R
Main switch..........................................5
RAM.....................................................4
MEDIA...............................................10
READY..............................................10
Media exit path....................................5
Reset................................................. 11
RIBBON.............................................10
Ribbon spindle.....................................5
DIP switches..................................5, 10
Media feed roller..................................5
Cleaning.......................................12
Media guide.........................................5
Disposal in an eco-friendly manner.....3
Media holder........................................5
ROM....................................................4
Media roll.............................................5
S
D
Device overview..................................5
E
eLabel..................................................4
Environment....................................3, 6
Error messages.................................13
Ethernet port........................................5
F
Media roll guide...................................5
Media sensor.......................................5
Calibrating.................................... 11
Positioning.....................................8
Media spindle......................................5
Multifunction buttons.........................10
Ribbon unwinding unit.........................5
Safety
Instructions....................................3
Regulations....................................4
Self-test............................................. 11
Serial port............................................5
Service work........................................3
Faults.................................................13
N
FEED.................................................10
Normal mode............................... 10, 11
Font types............................................4
O
G
Software
Capacity.........................................4
Installation......................................7
System mode.............................. 10, 11
Operating functions........................... 11
Getting started.....................................6
Operation temperature........................4
T
Graphic elements................................4
Operator controls...............................10
Graphic formats...................................4
P
H
Parallel port.........................................5
Humidity..............................................4
PAUSE...............................................10
I
Important information..........................3
Intended use........................................3
Interface
Ethernet.......................................15
Parallel.........................................14
Serial............................................14
Interfaces
Connecting.....................................6
Default settings..............................6
IP address
Check...........................................16
Configuring..................................15
PAUSE status....................................10
Power cable.........................................5
Power input socket..............................5
Power supply.......................................3
Connecting.....................................6
Power switch.....................................10
Power unit...........................................5
Printer
Dimensions....................................4
Weight............................................4
Printer driver
Installation......................................6
Setting up.....................................16
Printer timeout...................................13
Printhead.............................................5
Cleaning.......................................12
Technical data.....................................4
Transfer ribbon
Core diameter................................4
Loading..........................................9
Roll diameter..................................4
Running length...............................4
Width..............................................4
Winding direction...........................9
Transmission problems.......................6
U
Unlocking button of the print module...5
USB port..............................................5
V
Voltage................................................4
W
Warning stickers..................................3
Work going beyond..............................3