Brother PT-11Q User`s guide

Brother PT-11Q User`s guide
1 PREPARATION
N IC
E LE C T R O
L A B E LI N G
Keyboard & LCD
Check that the package contains the followings before using your P-touch
labeler.
PT- 80
USER'S GUIDE
3 REFERENCE
2 OPERATION
Unpacking Your P-touch Labeler
SYSTEM
[GETTING STARTED]
Troubleshooting
Battery
User's Guide
Underline/Frame
Label Length
Caps
Num Lock
Accessories Guide
Time/Date key
Function key
Cursor key
Backspace key
Time/Date
Preview key
Fn
Power Supply & Tape Cassettes
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to
Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful
interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency
energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to
radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular
installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be
determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by
one or more of the following measures:
R
E
Caps
X
Num
T
F
D
S
Z
if t
Sh
FCC NOTICE
W
A
Shift key
Caps key
Num Lock key
Remove the back cover by pressing in
the rough area at the top end of the
machine.
If a tape cassette is already installed,
remove it by pulling it straight up. Also, if
batteries are already installed, remove
them.
• Make sure that the power is turned off
when replacing batteries or tape
cassette.
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1)
This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received,
including interference that may cause undesired operation.
Q
Character keys
C
Y
V
Symbol
I
U
H
G
B
N
Space
O
K
J
M
P
L
.'
,-
Accent
Shift key
Enter key
Accent key
Space key
Symbol key
• Use Cursor key while holding down Shift key to go to beginning /
end of the text.
Start your machine
Supply power by using four AAA batteries, and then press
Print head
Insert four new AAA-size alkaline
batteries (LR03), making sure that
their poles point in the correct
directions. Always replace all four
batteries at the same time using brand
new ones.
.
and press
Choose a unit with
Insert a tape cassette, making sure that it snaps into place.
• Do not touch the print head mechanism. Use a soft wipe (e.g. a cotton swab) when
cleaning the print head.
• To prevent damage or breakage of the LCD glass, do not press on the display.
• Do not attempt to cut the tape while printing or feeding since this will damage the tape.
• Do not try to print labels using an empty tape cassette set in the P-touch labeler. Doing
so will damage the print head.
+
the tape (
2
>
3
+
)
[Large]
Entering Numbers
>
(
>
[Width]
>
)
+
)
[Bold]
[Shadow]
[Italic]
[I+Outl](Italic Outline)
[I+Bold] (Italic Bold)
[I+Shadow](Italic Shadow) [Vertical]
>
>
[Undl/Frm]
+
)
[Undl]
[Off]
[Undl] (Underline) [Round]
[Callout]
[Banner]
Accented Characters
>
Accented Characters
A
a
C
c
D
d
E
e
G
g
I
i
K
k
L
l
N
n
O
o
R
r
S
s
T
t
U
u
Y
y
Z
z
Move the cursor to where the second line starts and press
Display
Label image
Text Preview
Time & Date Function
You can preview the text before printing.
You can insert the desired time and date to your text at the touch of a button.
8 Formats are available for printing time and date.
You can change the number of time/date by changing the clock setting.
• The LCD shows the whole text and the label length (inch/mm), then returns to the
original text.
• Only the text can be previewed, not the font, style, size, underline/frame or any
additional features.
To add Time & Date to your text:
Feeding (Tape Feed)
The cursor should be positioned where you wish to insert the time & date.
>
>
[A/F]
LCD
(
+
VCR VHS
MiniDV
Audio
File Tab
Divider
Format
Description
Example
(March 20th 2006, 3:30PM)
M/D/Y
Month/ Date/ Year
03/20/06
M/D/Y hm
Month/ Date/ Year time
03/20/06 03:30PM
D/M/Y
Date/ Month/ Year
20/03/06
D/M/Y hm
Date/ Month/ Year time
20/03/06 03:30PM
D.M.Y
Date.Month.Year
20.03.06
)
D.M.Y hm
Date.Month.Year time
20.03.06 03:30PM
Y-M-D
Year- Month- Date
You can print up to 9 copies of each label.
06-03-20
Y-M-D hm
Year- Month- Date time
06-03-20 03:30PM
>
[Copies]
>
To change the Clock Setting:
.
Example: setting the clock to March 20th 2006, 10:30AM
Setting Month (MM), Date (DD), Year (YY)
>
>
input “20”
(
+
>
Peel the printed label from backing and apply the label.
Removing the Label Backing
This machine is equipped with a peeler that allows you to easily remove the
backing from labels.
5.5"
1.6"
3.5"
3.2"
1.6"
Insert the label, with the printed surface facing down, as far as possible
into the built-in peeler.
Fold back the label to the right and quickly pull out the label. The end of
the backing is separated from the label.
By pressing the backspace key you will delete a character.
(To delete a whole line of text, keep pressing the Backspace key)
To Clear All the Text and the Settings (
+
>
• This will not affect Time & Date or language settings.
input “30”
and press
.
You can also confirm the figure and move to the next setting by using right cursor key.
)
Length
input “06”
Setting Hour (hh) and Minute (mm)
Select AM/PM with
To Clear
>
+
.
Cassette spine
Cassette spine
Cassette case spine
File tab
Divider Tab
.
(
)
[VCR VHS]
Application
)
• The machine will feed 1.0” of tape, which may be needed when installing a new tape
cassette.
input “10”
• You can also select the length by entering the length with
• To return to [Auto], press
.
+
To select the format of Time & Date:
>
[Length]
(
Time/Date
input “03”
You can choose label length from five formats to create labels for various
applications.
Making Two Line Text
USEFUL FUNCTIONS
COMPLETED LABELS
Setting [A/F](Auto Format)
• To cancel operations, press
.
• The order of accented characters differ by the selected LCD language.
PRINTING LABELS
>
[Wooden]
Setting [Length]
(Label Length)(Auto / 1.2" - 12.0")
>
/
.
[Candy]
.
>
to
[CREATING LABELS]
You can also select the number of copies by entering with
6
>
and
Using Copies
Setting [Undl/Frm] (Underline/Frame) (
Entering Accented Characters
Brother M tape (width) :
3/8" (9 mm), 1/2" (12 mm)
, press
• To cut off the label, push in the tape cutter lever on the upper-left corner of the
machine.
• To prevent damage to the tape, do not try to cut while the message "Print" or
"Feed" is displayed.
Symbols
.
Four AAA-size alkaline batteries (LR03)
Tape cassette
and
[Outline]
11
• To cancel operations, press
0.5 lbs. (240 g) (without batteries and tape cassette)
Power supply
Printing
[Vertical]
>
• To go to the next group, press
Weight
.
+
(
>
[Style]
[Normal]
5
• To cancel operations, press
[×1/2]
Setting [Style] (Vertical)
Num
+
[×2]
[×2]
[Normal]
10
Specification
6.8" (W) × 4.0" (D) × 2.3" (H)
(172 mm (W) × 100 mm (D) × 58 mm (H))
[Small]
OFF)
Setting [Width]
4
Item
Dimensions
See the attached “Supplies and Accessories Guide” for detailed info of tape
variation.
(
[Size]
[Large]
9
• The batteries may be weak. Replace them.
• The machine automatically turns off if no key is pressed within 5
minutes.
turn the machine back on. Finally, release
Setting [Size]
>
3
• There may be some dust on the print head. Remove the
tape cassette and use a dry cotton swab to gently wipe the
print head with an up-and-down motion.
Specifications
.
machine and then while holding down
DESIGNING LABELS
>
8
• Check that the tape cassette has been inserted correctly.
• If the tape cassette is empty, replace it.
• Check the cassette cover is properly closed.
Tape cutter lever
• Do not use old and new batteries together or mix alkaline batteries with other type
batteries, or set the positive and negative end in the wrong position. Otherwise, the
batteries may leak or be damaged.
2
and press
• To initialize the P-touch labeler back to factory settings, turn off the
) once and
• Make sure that the power is turned off when replacing batteries or tape cassette.
7
back on. Finally, release
and
.
• Note: The text and formats in the display are erased. Also,
the language, unit and clock settings will be cleared.
All text and format
• Press Backspace key while holding down Shift key, or go
settings need to be
into Function mode and select
cleared to create a new
label.
then push in the tape cutter lever to cut
the tape.
• Remove the batteries if you do not intend to use the machine for an extended period
of time. (Note: When power is disconnected for more than two minutes, all text and
format settings will be cleared. Language, unit and clock settings will also be cleared.)
1
Language setting of the • Turn off the machine and then while holding
machine is incorrect.
down
and
, press
to turn the machine
You can also confirm the figure and move to the next setting by using
right cursor key.
Attach the back cover by inserting two
hooks at the bottom into the slots on
the machine, then pushing down
firmly on the cover until it snaps into
place.
• After you have installed the tape, feed
• Do not pull on the tape being fed from the P-touch labeler, otherwise the tape
cassette or P-touch labeler may be damaged.
input “06”
input “30”
Select AM/PM with
• Make sure that the end of the tape feeds under the tape guides.
• Use only Brother M tapes with this machine.
• Depending on the environmental conditions and the applied settings, some
characters or symbols may be difficult to read.
Group
Solution
The display stays blank • Check that the batteries are correctly inserted.
after you have turned on • If the batteries are weak, replace them.
the machine.
The tape does not feed • Check that the end of the tape feeds under the tape
properly or the tape gets
guides.
stuck inside the machine. • The cutter lever is used while printing. Do not touch the
cutter lever during printing.
>
input “10”
Tape exit slot
• Avoid using the machine in extremely dusty places.
input “20”
>
End of tape
• Do not expose the machine to extremely high temperatures or high humidity. Never
leave it on the dashboard, in the back of your car, near heaters or other hot
appliances. Keep it out of both direct sunlight and rain.
Entering Symbols
Text Limit. The text length exceeds the selected label length
or the selected Auto Format setting length.
The power turns off
when you try to print.
>
input “03”
Time (hh:mm)
• Do not get the machine wet, such as by handling the machine with wet hands or
spilling beverages on to the machine.
Symbols
.
>
• Do not leave any rubber or vinyl on the machine for an extended period of time,
otherwise the machine may be stained.
Group
and press
Cutter's edge
• Do not put any foreign objects into or heavy objects on the machine.
Num Lock OFF
Text Lmt
The machine has
• Turn off the machine, and then while holding
"locked up" (i.e., nothing
down
and
, press
to turn the machine
happens when a key is
pressed, even though
back on. Finally, release
and
.
the machine is on).
• Note: The text and formats in the display are erased. Also,
the language, unit and clock settings will be cleared.
Set Date (MM/DD/YY) and Time (hh:mm)
Example: setting the clock to March 20th 2006, 10:30AM
Tape guide
• To avoid injuries, do not touch the cutter's edge.
Num Lock ON
The maximum number of characters (80 characters) have
already been entered.
A blank horizontal line
appears through the
printed label.
.
Date (MM/DD/YY)
>
Full
The setting has cleared • The batteries may be weak. Replace them.
on its own.
• When power is disconnected for more than two minutes,
all text & formats in the display will be lost. Language, unit
and clock settings will also be cleared.
Set the unit (inch/mm)
Caps
Line Limit. Printable lines are limited up to 2 lines.
You tried to enter a 3rd line by pressing Enter key.
The machine does not
print, or the printed
characters are not
formed properly.
Set the language (English/Spanish/French/Portuguese)
Choose a language with
• Do not clean the machine with alcohol or other organic solvents. Only use a soft, dry
cloth.
Lower case (
Line Lmt
Problem
• Use only Brother M tapes with this machine. Do not use tapes that do not have
the
mark.
ON)
• The Print key or Preview key is pressed when no text is
entered.
• You tried to set Copies (copy printing) when no text is
entered.
What to do when...
• The LCD shows one row of 12 characters; however, the text that
you enter can be up to 80 characters in length, which will scroll
across the display.
GENERAL PRECAUTIONS
Upper case (
Invalid number is selected for Label Length setting.
No Text
Initial Setting
Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.
Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
Changes or modifications not expressly approved by Brother Industries, Ltd. could void the user’s
authority to operate the equipment.
Switching Upper Case/Lower Case
Invalid
/
Sh
if t
Power key
Included items may differ by distribution.
1 MAKING TEXT
The batteries are weak.
Replace them with new ones.
Print key
Warranty Card
-
Cause/Remedy
Cursor
LN8233001
Printed in China
With your PT-80, you can create labels for any application. Select from the
many frames, character sizes and styles to design beautiful custom labels. In
addition, the variety of tape cartridges available allows you to print labels with
different widths and exciting colors.
Read this manual carefully before starting and keep the manual in a handy
place for future reference.
Message
M tape cassette
English / Español
www.brother.com
INTRODUCTION
Error message
Width
Style
Size
Function Shortcuts
(
+
)
In addition to the basic steps to search for a function, PT-80 provides you with
function shortcuts so you can easily jump to a frequently used function just by
pressing
and the shortcut key shown in the table below.
To confirm, press
.
Key
Function
Key
Function
Size
Auto Format
Width
Copies
Style
Time & Date
Underline/Frame
All Clear
Label Length
+
)
Should you encounter any problems with your product, please do not
return your product to the store!
After referring to the User's guide, if you still need assistance, call Brother
Customer Service at:
Voice : 1-877-4-PTOUCH
Web : www.brother.com
Fax : 1-901-379-1210
If you need to locate a service center, please call 1-800-284-HELP or visit
us at www.brother.com
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