Indicates a potentially hazardous which, if not avoided, may CAUTION situation result in minor or moderate injuries. Safety Precautions WARNING Indicates a potentially hazardous situation which, if not avoided, could result in death or serious injuries. Follow these guidelines to avoid the risk of fire, burns, injury, electric shocks, rupture, overheating, abnormal odours or smoke. ELECTRONIC LABELING SYSTEM User’s Guide English Español With your PT-D200, you can create labels for multiple applications. 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. • Always use the specified voltage and the suggested AC adapter (AD-24ES) for the P-touch labeler to prevent any damage or failure. • Do not touch the P-touch labeler during a lightning storm. • Do not use the P-touch labeler/AC adapter in places of high humidity such as bathrooms. • Do not overload the power cord. • Do not place heavy objects on, or damage the power cord or plug. Do not forcibly bend or pull the power cord. Always hold the AC adapter when disconnecting from the power outlet. • Make sure that the plug is fully inserted to the power outlet. Do not use an outlet that is loose. • Do not allow the P-touch labeler/AC adapter/power plug/batteries to get wet, for example, by handling them with wet hands or spilling beverages on to them. • Since loss of eyesight may result when leaked fluid from batteries gets into your eyes, immediately rinse your eyes with a large amount of clean water, and then seek medical attention. • Do not disassemble or modify the P-touch labeler/AC adapter/batteries. • Do not allow a metal object to contact both the plus and minus ends of a battery. • Do not use sharp objects, such as tweezers or a metallic pen, to change the batteries. • Do not throw the batteries into fire or expose to heat. • Disconnect the AC adapter and remove batteries immediately and stop using the P-touch labeler if you notice abnormal odor, heat, discoloration, deformation or anything unusual while using or storing it. • Do not use a damaged or leaking battery as the fluid may get on your hands. • Do not use a deformed or leaking battery or one whose label is damaged. There is a possibility of generating heat. Follow these guidelines to avoid personal injury, liquid leakage, burns or heat. • When the P-touch labeler is not being used, store it out of the reach of children. In addition, do not allow children to put the P-touch labeler parts or labels in their mouths. If any object has been swallowed, seek medical attention. • Do not touch metal parts around the print head immediately after printing. • Do not touch the cutter blade. • If leaked fluid from batteries gets on your skin or clothes, immediately rinse them with clean water. • Remove the batteries and disconnect the AC adapter if you do not intend to use the P-touch labeler. • Do not use a battery other than that specified. Do not use combinations of old and new batteries or combinations of different types, different charging levels, different manufacturers or different models. Do not insert a battery with its plus and minus ends reversed. • Do not drop or hit the P-touch labeler/AC adapter. • Do not press on the LCD display. • Do not put your finger inside the P-touch labeler when you close the cassette cover. • Before using Ni-MH rechargeable batteries, carefully read the instructions for the batteries and battery charger, and be sure to use them correctly. • When using Ni-MH rechargeable batteries, charge the batteries with a specialized battery charger before using the batteries. General Precautions • Depending on the location, material, and environmental conditions, the label may unpeel or become irremovable, the color of the label may change or be transferred to other objects. Before applying the label, check the environmental conditions and the material. • Do not use the P-touch labeler in any way or for any purpose not described in this guide. Doing so may result in accidents or damage the P-touch labeler. • Use only Brother TZe tapes with the P-touch labeler. Do not use tapes that do not have the mark. • Only use a soft, dry cloth to clean the labeler; never use alcohol or other organic solvents. • Use a soft wipe to clean the print head; never touch the print head. • Do not put any foreign objects into the tape exit slot or AC adapter connector or battery compartment, etc. Printed in China LAA723001A • Do not place the P-touch labeler/batteries/AC adapter in direct sunlight or rain, near heaters or other hot appliances, in any location exposed to extremely high or low temperatures (e.g., on the dashboard or in the back of your car) or high humidity, or in dusty locations. • Do not apply excessive pressure to the cutter lever. • Do not try to print if the cassette is empty; it will damage the print head. • Do not pull the tape while printing or feeding; it will damage the tape and the P-touch labeler. • Any data stored in memory will be lost due to failure or repair of the P-touch labeler, or if the battery expires. • The P-touch labeler is not equipped with a charging feature for rechargeable batteries. • The printed text may differ from the text that appears in the LCD. • The length of the printed label may differ from the displayed label length. • A protective clear plastic sticker it placed over the display during manufacturing and shipping. This sticker should be removed prior to use. • When power is disconnected for more than three minutes, all text, format settings and any text files stored in the memory will be cleared. BASIC USAGE USING TEMPLATES Entering Text Name Label X Switching Upper Case/Lower Case Upper case ( ON) Lower case ( Caps FCC NOTICE 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. 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: • 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. Important • Changes or modifications not expressly approved by Brother Industries, Ltd. could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment. Move the cursor to where the second line starts and press . Use either 0.35" (9mm) or 0.47" (12mm) wide tape for two line text. NOTE • The return symbol( ) will be displayed when the Enter key is pressed. X Entering Tab / 3 Cassette cover LCD Display & Keyboard 2 Tape exit slot Insert a tape cassette, making sure that it snaps into place. Securely close the cassette cover, making sure that it snaps into place. • Make sure that the end of the tape feeds under the tape guides. • Use only Brother TZe tapes with this machine. Specifications 7 3 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Size Cursor Underline/Frame Width Style Caps Label Length If a specific label length has been selected, also appears. 8 9 8. 10 11 12 20 21 22 23 24 25 13 14 15 26 16 17 18 19 18 27 28 , the letters will be deleted one by one. / + Cursor key : Right (Use with Shift key to go to end of the text.) 9. OK key 10. Escape key 11. Cursor key : Left (Use with Shift key to go to top of the text.) 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. Power key Menu key Font key Character key Tab key Caps key Shift key File key Print key Preview key Frame key Symbol key DECO MODE key Backspace key Enter key Accent key Space key [Text&Format] / X Setting Margin ( Approx. 6.49" × 6.10" × 2.67" (Approx. 165(W) × 155(D) × 68(H)mm) Weight: Approx. 1.08 lb. (Approx. 490 g) (without batteries and tape cassette) Power supply: Tape cassette: Six AAA alkaline batteries (LR03) Six AAA Ni-MH batteries (HR03)*1 Optional AC adapter (AD-24ES) 1 Start your machine. adapter (AD-24ES), and then press . [Text Only] / 3 The default setting is [inch]. NOTE / / X Using Print Options ( + + ABC 1" 0.47" 0.16" 0.16" 2 Press Font Message Message Low Battery! Cause/Remedy The batteries are weak. If using AAA alkaline batteries: Replace them with new ones. If using Ni-MH batteries: Charge them fully. Battery Dead The installed batteries are running low. Invalid! • There is no text above the cursor when you selected [Numbering]. • Invalid character is selected for [Numbering]. • Invalid number is selected for [Tab Length] or [Label Length]. • An invalid value was entered as the label length while using the DECO MODE or Name Label function. No Cassette! You tried to print a label when there is no cassette installed. Cutter Error Tape cutter lever is used in the middle of printing process. Text Full! The maximum number of characters (80 characters, 50 characters for DECO MODE or Name Label function) have already been entered. Text Limit! • You tried to print a text file when there is no data stored in the memory. • No Text! No Frame OK? setting ON. (Select is pressed when no text is entered. or was pressed when no text was entered while using the DECO MODE or Name Label function. • You tried to enter a 3rd line by pressing Line Limit! With the DECO MODE or Name Label function: Since the number of entered characters exceeds the label length, reduce the text. All other functions: Since the number of entered characters exceeds the label length, reduce the text, or select [Auto] as the label length. Printing on 0.13" (3.5mm) tape with invalid Frame . • You tried to print or preview two lines of text while 0.13" (3.5mm) or 0.23" (6 mm) tape is installed. Install tape of a larger size. to print with no Frame, to cancel.) • You tried to select [Numbering], [Mirror], or Text Preview when no text is entered. • Cause/Remedy OK to Feed? Feeding tape after printing when [Chain Print] is selected. Refer to “Setting Margin”. Insert 0.47" Only 0.47"(12mm) tape cassette is available for DECO MODE or Name Label function. Wrong Tape! Use a tape cassette with the mark. X What to do when... Problem The display stays blank after you have turned on the machine. Problem Solution • Check that the batteries are correctly inserted. • If the batteries are weak, replace them. • Check that the AD-24ES adapter is correctly connected. When the label is printed out, • See “Setting Margin” in this users guide and select there is too [Half] or [Narrow] to have smaller margins for your much margin label. (space) on both sides of the text. The machine does not print, or the printed characters are not formed properly. • Check that the tape cassette has been inserted correctly. • If the tape cassette is empty, replace it. • Check the cassette cover is properly closed. The setting has • The batteries may be weak. Replace them. • When power is disconnected for more than three cleared on its minutes, all text & formats in the display will be lost. own. Language and Unit settings will also be cleared. A blank horizontal line appears through the printed label. • There maybe 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. Solution The machine has “locked up” (i.e., nothing happens when • Refer to “Resetting the P-touch”. a key is pressed, even though the machine is on.) The power turns off when you try to print. • The batteries may be weak. Replace them. • Check that the batteries are correctly inserted. • A wrong adapter is used; the recommended adapter is the AD-24ES. The tape does not feed • Check that the end of the tape feeds under the tape guides. properly or the tape gets stuck • The cutter lever is used while printing. Do not touch the cutter lever during printing. inside the machine. . Printing will start, and then the message "OK to Feed?" appears. All text and format settings need to be cleared to create a new label. • Press 5. Press to enter more text. 6. Clear the text, enter the text for the next label, and then Helsinki To change language setting. • Refer to “Initial Settings”. X Save . [Save] . / - Language Label Length HEL + Germany * • When [Chain Print] is set, feed the tape before using the cutter otherwise a part of the text may be cut off. Also, cut along the printed dots ( ) with scissors so the text is centered in the label. • When [Half] or [Narrow] is set, displayed label length is the length from the printed dots ( ) to the end of the label. Label image Size Large Normal Clear ×2 Unit × 1/2 ABC Style Normal Resetting the P-touch Bold ABC You can reset the P-touch labeler when you want to initialize the settings, or in the event the P-touch labeler is not working properly. Outline • To print more than 1 copy of a label with minimum margin, set the margin to [Narrow]. • Do not pull the tape since this may damage the tape cassette. Shadow 1 Solid See the included “Supplies and Accessories Guide”. I+Shadow AC Adapter: AD-24ES Vertical Cutter Unit: TC-4 (replacement) 2 to cancel. to NOTE Press to select the frame design. Refer to the frame design table (E) on the enclosed insertion sheet. Select a frame Do not touch the cutter blade directly with your fingers. NOTE To cancel operations, press and . NOTE • To cancel operations, press . • Refer to the font sample table (F) on the enclosed insertion sheet. • The actual printed font size depends on the tape width, number of characters and number of input lines. Once characters reach a minimum size, the selected font will default to a custom font which is based on the Helsinki style. This allows labels to print using the smallest text possible on narrow or multi-line labels. / Release All text, settings and stored files are cleared. * When [HEL + Atlanta], for example, is selected, the font for characters, including accented characters, will be Helsinki, and the font for numbers and some symbols will be Atlanta. Other combined fonts will be divided in the same way. 2. Install a new cutter unit. Push it in until it snaps into place. to turn the P-touch The P-touch labeler turns on with the internal memory reset. Frame Key . and then press back on. I+Outline Tape Cassettes: Turn off the P-touch labeler, hold down and Italic [Open] number, a message “Overwrite?” will appear. Press File Tab Length / If you try to store a label when there is already a label stored to that Name Label Tab Small Width X Open NOTE Margin Medium ABC / and select [Text&Format]. . Short Cut Keys HEL + Istanbul * NOTE direction of the arrows shown in the illustration. [Print] / HEL + Sofia * 1. Pull out the two sections of the cutter unit (green) in the / [Basic/Pictograph] Select category HEL + Brunei * 8. After the tape is fed, press the cutter lever to cut off the X Replacing the Cutter Unit X Print / / NOTE HEL + Adams * label is printed, press Press to select various symbols. Refer to the table of symbols (A) on the enclosed insertion sheet for a list of available symbols. HEL + Atlanta * 7. When the message "OK to Feed?" appears after the last If the cutter blade becomes blunt after repetitive use and the tape cannot be cut cleanly, replace with new cutter unit (stock no. TC-4) by obtaining from an authorized Brother reseller. / save your new label. Press to return to the [Auto] setting for “Label To cancel operations, press Calgary Accessories You can save up to 30 labels and recall them for printing at a later date. A maximum of 80 characters can be saved per file, a maximum total of 2400 characters for the total memory. You can also edit and overwrite the stored label. • You can also enter the File menu by pressing + to select [Cancel], and then press Choose a symbol Los Angeles 1" / • Press Length” mode. to select the settings. San Diego 4. Press press / Belgium / or enter number with number keys to select the number of copies. Narrow [Mirror] • Use clear tape in [Mirror], so the labels can be read correctly from the opposite side when attached on glass, windows or other transparent surfaces. [Copies: ] / when "Print" appears. • These features are only available when using 0.47" (12mm) wide tape cassettes. • The maximum label length is 7.8" (200mm) for DECO MODE and Name Label function. • When [Auto] is selected for “Label Length”, the label will automatically adjust to the correct length for printing the text one time. Select an item US 3. Press 1.6" / . b) Press Florida Half Saving Label Files X Error message a) Press Brussels 2.7" / to select the settings to enter I+Bold Troubleshooting • To exit the DECO MODE or Name Label function and return to the text input screen, do one of following: Symbol Key Press the text. , then [Copies: ] appears. [Mirror Print?] • The machine automatically turns off if no keys are pressed within five minutes. • To cancel any operation, press . ABC 0.47" Full + to return to the previous step. / Narrow LCD display / . 1 [Numbering] [Mirror] [inch/mm] [Margin] chain of labels. ) / [Unit] NOTE • The print preview is a generated image of the label, and may differ from the actual label when printed. • Label length shown on LCD may slightly differ from the actual label length when printed. - • Select the highest number you wish to be printed when setting the number. Set the unit of measurement. • The LCD shows one row of 15 characters; however, the text that you enter can be up to 80 characters in length. • While selecting the settings, press Space key to go back to the default item. / • If you need only 1 copy of the label, press without selecting the number of copies. • The number of copies can also be specified by pressing a number key. • To prevent damage to the tape, do not touch the cutter lever while the message "Printing..." or "Feeding..." is displayed. • To cut off the label, push in the tape cutter lever on the upperright corner of the machine. • To remove the backing, fold the label lengthwise with the text facing inward, to expose the inside edges of the backing. Peel off the backing one piece at a time and apply. • You can print up to 9 copies of each label. . , then “Clear?” appears. Font Key Half 2. Press / and [Full]/[Half]/[Narrow] For leaving equal margins on both sides of the text. 1" [Language] Svenska/Türkçe/Čeština/Dansk/Deutsch] ) [Chain Print] For creating a label containing text in various styles. 1. Enter text. X Printing / [English/Español/Français/Hrvatski/ Italiano/Magyar/Nederlands/Norsk/Polski/Português/ Portug. (BR)/Românã/Slovenski/Slovenský/Suomi/ *1 Visit us at http://solutions.brother.com/ for the latest information about the recommended batteries. + ABC You can print many copies of the same text while increasing a selected number by 1 after each label is printed. Example: To print copies of a label containing a serial number (0123, 0124 and 0125) Set the language. [Auto/1.2"-7.8"(30-200mm)] NOTE Press to clear. Press to cancel. • When you access DECO MODE or Name Label function, your most recently printed DECO MODE or Name Label function text and label length will be recalled. [Full/Half/Narrow/Chain Print] Full [Numbering] The default setting is [English]. Brother TZe tape (width) 0.13" (3.5mm), 0.23" (6mm), 0.35" (9mm), 0.47" (12mm) / + Supply power by using six AAA batteries or the optional AC 2 to display the hidden text. [Copies: ] / [Print] USEFUL FUNCTION KEYS X Feeding (Tape Feed) NOTE When using optional AC adapter (AD-24ES) 1. Insert the plug on the adapter cord into the AC adapter jack on the top end of the machine. 2. Insert the plug into the nearest standard electrical outlet. For memory back up, we recommend using AAA alkaline batteries (LR03) or Ni-MH batteries (HR03) together when using the AC adapter. Initial Settings Dimensions: (W x D x H) / ABCDEF [Auto/1.2" - 7.8" (30 -200mm)] • Depending on the format you have selected, the entire contents of your text may not be printed. For example, if you selected a fixed Label Length and the text is too long, an error message "Text Limit!" will appear. • The templates cannot be edited. • Only the highlighted symbols on the enclosed insertion sheet can be used in DECO MODE. • To clear all text, press [Auto/0.0"-4.0" (0-100 mm)] / Visit us at http://solutions.brother.com/ for the latest information about the recommended batteries. 5 6 By pressing [Tab Length] • The print preview is a generated image of the label, and may differ from the actual label when printed. • When the LCD cannot display all the text at a time, press NOTE 4 X To Clear + X Preview Tape guide 1 • After the label is printed, cut along the printed dots (:) with scissors so that the label length matches the machine setting. • If a specific label length has been selected, also appears in the LCD. AC adapter jack 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 cassettes. / To delete text only : You can preview the text before printing. Insert six new AAA alkaline batteries (LR03) or fully charged Ni-MH batteries (HR03), making sure that their poles point in the correct directions. Users of alkaline batteries: Always replace all six batteries at the same time with brand new ones. Users of Ni-MH batteries: Always replace all six batteries at the same time with fully charged ones. ABC Company, Inc. Printing Labels Tape cutter lever Open the cassette cover by pressing the above indicated area at the top end of the machine. [Label Length] • Press Cutter’s edge Toothed Wheel [Input Text] [Auto/1.2"-12.0" (30-300 mm)] 4 End of tape / [Print] [Tab] . / Bill Anderson To delete all text and settings : / [Select Layout] [Name Label] [Select Layout] NOTE / 2 / / Line 2 / X Changing Label Length Label image This function allows you to create unique labels by using built-in templates. Refer to the DECO MODE format table (C) on the enclosed insertion sheet. Example: • Refer to the table of accented characters (B) on the enclosed insertion sheet for a list of available accented characters. X Making Two Lines of Text Power Supply and Tape Cassette Print head / • To cancel operations, press . • The order of accented characters differs by the selected LCD language. • You can also set a tab by pressing To change tab length: 1 / Example: OFF) Caps Line 1 This function allows you to create various name labels using the built-in templates. Refer to the Name Label format table (D) on the enclosed insertion sheet. X Entering Accented Characters - DECO MODE . 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-BROTHER Web: www.brother-usa.com Fax: 1-901-379-1210 If you need to locate a service center, please call 1-877-BROTHER or visit us at www.brother-usa.com Declaration of Conformity (Europe/Turkey only) We, BROTHER INDUSTRIES, LTD 15-1, Naeshiro-cho, Mizuho-ku, Nagoya, 467-8561, Japan declare that this product is in compliance with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of Directives 2004/108/EC and 2009/125/EC. The Adapter AD-24ES is in compliance with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of Directive 2006/95/EC. The Declaration of Conformity (DoC) is on our Web site. Please go to http://solutions.brother.com -> choose region (eg. Europe) -> choose country -> choose your model -> choose “Manuals”-> choose Declaration of Conformity (*Select Language when required).
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