LA 2600 / 2610 Matrix Printer
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Important Safety Instructions (English)
Read the following instructions thoroughly before starting up your printer.
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Never carry out maintenance or repair work yourself. Always contact a qualified service
technician.
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Keep this Operator’s Manual in a place which is easily accessible at all times.
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Place the printer on a solid and even base so that it cannot fall.
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Never place the printer in the vicinity of inflammable gas or explosive substances.
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Ensure the printer is connected to a socket with the correct mains voltage.
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Always disconnect the printer from the mains before opening the device to perform
maintenance work or remedy errors.
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Do not expose the printer to high temperatures, direct sunlight or dust.
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Keep all liquids away from the printer.
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Protect the printer from shock, impact and vibration.
Make sure that the printer and computer are switched off before connecting the data cable.
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The print head will become very hot during printing; avoid contact with the print head after
printing has finished.
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Do not perform any operation or action in any way other than those provided in this manual.
When in doubt, contact your dealer or your customer support.
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Wichtige Sicherheitshinweise (German)
Lesen Sie bitte diese Sicherheitshinweise durch, bevor sie den Drucker in Betrieb nehmen.
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Führen Sie Wartungsarbeiten und Reparaturen keinesfalls selbst aus, sondern verständigen Sie immer
einen qualifizierten Servicetechniker.
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Bewahren Sie diese Dokumentation an einem jederzeit zugänglichen Ort auf.
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Den Drucker auf stabilem und ebenem Untergrund so aufstellen, dass er nicht zu Boden fallen kann.
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Stellen Sie den Drucker keinesfalls in der Nähe von leicht entzündlichen Gasen oder explosiven Stoffen
auf.
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Den Drucker nur an eine Steckdose mit der richtigen Spannung anschließen.
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Wenn Sie den Drucker vom Netz trennen wollen, den Drucker ausschalten und immer den Netzstecker
an der Steckdose ziehen.
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Den Drucker weder hohen Temperaturen noch direktem Sonnenlicht und Staub aussetzen.
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Keine Flüssigkeiten mit dem Drucker in Berührung bringen.
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Den Drucker keinen Erschütterungen, Stößen oder Vibrationen aussetzen.
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Sicherstellen, dass der Drucker und der Computer ausgeschaltet sind, bevor das Datenkabel
angeschlossen wird.
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Der Druckkopf wird während des Druckens heiß. Vor dem Berühren deshalb einige Zeit abkühlen
lassen.
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Weichen Sie bei der Bedienung des Druckers nicht von den Anweisungen in der Dokumentation ab.
Bei Unklarheiten wenden Sie sich bitte an Ihren Händler oder Ihren Kundendienst.
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Maschinenlärminformations – Verordnung – 3.GPSGV, der höchste Schalldruckpegel beträgt 70 dB(A)
oder weniger gemäß EN ISO 7779.
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Consignes importantes de sécurité (French)
Lire attentivement les instructions suivantes avant de mettre l’imprimante en service.
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Ne jamais effectuer soi-même les travaux d’entretien et de réparations. Contacter toujours un
dépanneur qualifié.
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Placer l’imprimante sur un support stable de façon à ce qu’elle ne puisse pas tomber.
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Ne jamais placer l’imprimante à proximité de sources de gaz aisément inflammables ou de substances
explosives.
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Ne connecter l’imprimante à une prise que lorsque la tension est correcte.
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Pour déconnecter l’imprimante de l’alimentation principale, mettre l’imprimante hors tension et toujours
débrancher le connecteur secteur de la prise murale.
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Ne pas exposer l’imprimante à des températures élevées, à la lumière directe du soleil ou à la
poussière.
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Ne pas mettre l’imprimante en contact avec des liquides.
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Ne pas exposer l’imprimante à des chocs, impacts ou vibrations.
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S’assurer que l’imprimante et l’ordinateur sont hors tension avant de connecter le câble de données.
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La tête d’impression est brûlante pendant l’impression. C’est pourquoi laissez-la refroidir quelques
instants avant d’y toucher.
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N'exécutez aucune opération ni action d'une autre manière que celle indiquée dans ce manuel. En cas
de doute, veuillez contacter votre distributeur ou service après-vente.
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Indicazioni di sicurezza importanti (Italian)
Prima di mettere in funzione la stampante, leggere attentamente le seguenti indicazioni.
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Non eseguire mai da sé gli interventi di manutenzione e riparazione, ma rivolgersi sempre a un tecnico
di assistenza qualificato.
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Conservare le presenti istruzioni per l’uso in un luogo sempre accessibile.
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Collocare la stampante su una superficie stabile, per evitare che cada a terra.
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Non collocare la stampante in prossimità di gas facilmente infiammabili o di sostanze esplosive.
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Collegare la stampante a una presa di corrente con tensione adeguata.
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Per scollegare la stampante dalla rete di alimentazione, spegnere la stampante e disinserire sempre il
connettore di rete dalla presa.
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Non esporre la stampante ad elevate temperature né alla luce solare diretta e alla polvere.
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Evitare il contatto della stampante con liquidi.
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Non esporre la stampante a colpi, scosse o vibrazioni.
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Verificare che la stampante e il computer siano spenti prima di collegare il cavo di trasmissione dati.
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Durante la stampa, la testina si surriscal-da notevolmente. Prima di toccarla, se necessario opportuno
quindi lasciarla raffreddare qualche istante.
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Non eseguire alcuna operazione o azione se non nella maniera descritta nel presente manuale. In caso
di dubbio, contattare il rivenditore o dalla società incaricata dell’assistenza.
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Instrucciones de seguridad importantes (Spanish)
Lea las siguientes instrucciones con esmero antes de poner la impresora en servicio.
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Nunca lleve a cabo trabajos de mantenimiento o reparación Ud. mismo, sino consulte a un técnico de
servicio calificado.
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Guarde las presentes instrucciones de servicio en un lugar de fácil acceso en cualquier momento.
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Ponga la impresora sobre un base estable de manera que no pueda caer al suelo.
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Nunca coloque la impresora en la vecindad de gases de fácil inflamabilidad o sunstancias explosivas.
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Asegure conectar la impresora sólo a un enchufe con un voltaje correcto.
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Cuando quiera desconectar la impresora de la red, apague la impresora y siempre tire la clavija de
alimentación del enchufe.
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No exponga la impresora a temperaturas altas, a la luz solar directa y al polvo.
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No ponga la impresora en contacto con fluidos.
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Nunca exponga la impresora a sacudidas, choques o vibraciones.
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Asegúrese de que la impresora y el ordenador estén apagdos antes de conectar el cable de datos.
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La cabeza de impresión se pone muy caliente durante la impresión. Por lo tanto, deje enfriarlo algún tiempo
antes de tocarla.
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No permita que se realice cualquier operación o acción de una forma diferente a lo que se señala en el
manual. En caso de duda, póngase en contacto con su comerciante o con su servicio post-venta.
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Правила по технике безопасности. (Russian)
Прочитайте, пожалуйста, инструкцию по технике безопасности перед включением в работу принтера.
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Не выполняйте технические работы и ремонт техники самостоятельно, но сообщайте о
неисправностях квалифицированным сервисным техникам.
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Данная инструкция должна быть всегда доступна каждому пользователю.
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Установите принтер на ровном и стабильном месте так, чтобы он не смог упасть на пол.
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Ни в коем случае не ставьте принтер вблизи легко воспламеняющихся газов и взрывчатых
веществ.
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Включайте принтер в розетку только с соответствующим
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Если Вы хотите отключить принтер от напряжения, сначала выключите принтер сам и затем
выньте штекер из розетки.
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Берегите принтер от нагревания, от попадания на него прямых солнечных лучей и пыли.
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Не допускайте попадания жидкости на принтер.
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Нельзя подвергать принтер тряске, ударам и вибрации.
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Убедитесь, что принтер и компьютер выключены, только после этого соедините принтер с
компьютером.
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Печатающая головка нагревается во время работы принтера. Поэтому подождите какое-то время,
прежде чем дотронуться до нее.
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Пользуйтесь принтером так, как это написано в документации. Если у Вас возникают неясности,
обращайтесь с вопросами к Вашим продавцам или в сервисный центр.
напряжением.
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Instruções Importantes sobre Segurança (Portuguese)
Leia as instruções de segurança antes de usar a impressora.
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Consulte sempre um técnico qualificado para executar uma reparação .
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Coloque a impressora sobre uma base sólida e nivelada, para que ela não sofra quedas.
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Jamais instale a impressora nas proximidades de lugares onde haja gás inflamável ou substâncias
explosivas.
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Assegure-se de conectar a impressora à tomada elétrica com a voltagem apro-priada.
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Quando desligar a impressora da rede, desligue sempre a impressora e retire o cabo da tomada.
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Não exponha a impressora a temperaturas altas ou luz solar direta.
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Não aproxime substâncias líquidas da impressora.
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Proteja a impressora de choques, impactos e vibrações.
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Desligue a impressora e o computador antes de conectar o cabo da rede.
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A cabeça da impressora pode ficar muito quente . Portanto, espere algum tempo antes de tocá-la.
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Não faça nenhuma operação ou ação além das recomendadas neste manual. Em caso de dúvida,
contate seu revendedor ou companhia de serviço.
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Önemli Güvenlik Talimatları (Turkish)
Lütfen, yazıcıyı i letime geçirmeden önce bu güvenlik talimatlarını bütünüyle dikkatle okuyun.
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Bakım ve tamir çalı malarını kesinlikle ve hiçbir surette kendi ba ınıza yapmayın; her zaman kalifiyebir
uzman servis-teknisyenine haber verin.
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Yazıcıyı, üzerinden yere dü mesi mümkün olmayacak sabit ve düz bir zemine yerle tirin.
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Yazıcıyı kesinlikle ve hiçbir surette kolayca yanabilecek gaz veya patlayıcı maddeler içeren nesnelerin
yakınına koymayın.
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Yazıcı akım kablosunu sadece do ru gerilime sahip bir prize takın.
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Yazıcıyı ebeke a ından ayırmak istedi inizde, yazıcıyı kapatın ve a -fi ini her zaman prizden çıkartın.
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Yazıcıyı ne yüksek ısılı ne de do rudan güne ı ı ına ve toza mâruz kalan mekânlarda bulundurun.
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Yazıcı hiçbir sıvı maddeyle temasta olmamalıdır.
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Yazıcı hiçbir sarsıntıya, darbeye veya titre ime mâruz kalmamalıdır.
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Veri kablosu ba lanmadan önce hem yazıcının hem de bilgisayarın kapalıolduklarından emin
olmalısınız.
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Yazıcının ba ı basma esnasında yüksek ısıya ula ıyor. Bu yüzden lütfen dokunmadan önce kısa süre
so umasını bekleyin.
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Yazıcının i letimi ve kullanımında bu dokümantasyondaki talimatların hiç dı ına çıkmayın. Sorunlu
görünen hususlarda lütfen imâlatçınıza veya mü teri hizmetleri servisinize ba vurun.
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TRADEMARK ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
“IBM” is a trademark of International Business Machines Corporation.
“EPSON” is a trademark of Epson America Incorporated.
“DEC” is a trademark of Digital Equipment Corporation.
“Centronics” is a trademark of Centronics Data Computer Corporation.
“DOS” is a trademark of Microsoft Corporation.
“SAP” is a trademark of SAP AG.
“Windows”, “Windows 7”,”Windows 8”, “Windows 95”, “Windows 98“, “Windows NT”, “Windows 2000”,
“Windows 2003/2008/2013 Server”, “Windows XP” and “Windows Vista” are trademarks of Microsoft
Corporation.
All other product names and company names appearing in this manual are the registered trademarks or
trademarks of the individual companies.
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
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3
4
5
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Printer at a glance ........................................................................................................................... 1
1.1 Unpacking the printer ............................................................................................................... 1
1.2 Remove transport locks ............................................................................................................ 2
1.3 Prepare your printer ................................................................................................................. 3
1.4 Parts description ....................................................................................................................... 5
Installation ....................................................................................................................................... 6
2.1 Placing the printer .................................................................................................................... 6
2.2 Connecting the printer ............................................................................................................. 7
2.2.1 Parallel interface (IEEE 1284) ................................................................................................. 7
2.2.2 USB 2.0 (Full Speed) ............................................................................................................... 7
2.2.3 Ethernet ..................................................................................................................................... 7
2.2.4 Serial Interface (RS-232C) as option .................................................................................... 8
2.2.5 Connecting the power ............................................................................................................ 8
2.2.6 Switch on the printer .............................................................................................................. 8
2.3 Installing the ribbon cartridge ................................................................................................. 9
Installing the paper ........................................................................................................................ 11
3.1 Adjusting the print gap for various form thicknesses........................................................... 11
3.2 Paper path introduction ......................................................................................................... 12
3.2.1 Cut sheet paper handling (front friction only) .................................................................. 12
3.2.2 Fanfold paper handling ........................................................................................................ 13
3.2.3 Top-Of-Form adjustment ...................................................................................................... 17
Control Panel Operation.................................................................................................................... 18
4.1 Operation of the Control Panel.................................................................................................... 18
4.1.1 The LC display ........................................................................................................................ 18
4.1.2 Online mode ........................................................................................................................... 19
4.1.3 Offline mode ........................................................................................................................... 19
4.1.4 Setup mode ............................................................................................................................ 21
4.1.5 Power on functions................................................................................................................ 21
Setting parameters for the printer...................................................................................................... 22
5.1 Setting the parameters through the LCD Panel ...................................................................... 22
5.1.1 Enabling access to menu mode .......................................................................................... 22
5.1.2 Menu configurations ............................................................................................................. 23
5.1.3 Menu handling ....................................................................................................................... 25
5.1.4 Selecting the LC display language...................................................................................... 26
5.2 Menu structure ....................................................................................................................... 28
5.3 Full list parameters setting ....................................................................................................... 29
5.3.1 Menu Configuration list ....................................................................................................... 29
5.3.2 Advanced Menu..................................................................................................................... 39
5.4 Display messages .................................................................................................................. 41
5.4.1 Messages Control Panel ....................................................................................................... 39
Web Panel and Internal Ethernet Interface .................................................................................. 43
6.1 Summary ................................................................................................................................ 43
6.1.1 Introduction ............................................................................................................................ 43
6.1.2 Supported Environments ..................................................................................................... 43
6.1.3 Network Interface and Cabling ............................................................................................ 43
6.1.4 Connecting the Printer .......................................................................................................... 43
6.1.5 Network Interface Status ...................................................................................................... 43
6.2 IP Configuration ..................................................................................................................... 44
6.2.1 Network IP Configuration..................................................................................................... 44
6.2.2 Assigning the IP Address ..................................................................................................... 44
6.3 WebPanel ................................................................................................................................ 43
6.3.1 Introduction ............................................................................................................................ 46
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6.3.2
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Web Browser .......................................................................................................................... 46
6.3.3 Access to WebPanel .............................................................................................................. 47
6.3.4 Printer Status ......................................................................................................................... 47
6.3.5 Printer Configuration ............................................................................................................ 48
6.3.6 Printer Actions........................................................................................................................ 51
6.3.7 Load Configuration ............................................................................................................... 49
6.3.8 Save Configuration ............................................................................................................... 50
6.3.9 Retrieve Configuration From Printer .................................................................................. 50
6.3.10 Send Configuration to Printer ........................................................................................... 51
6.3.11 Report .................................................................................................................................... 53
6.3.12 Reset Printer ......................................................................................................................... 53
6.3.13 Panel Lock On/Off ................................................................................................................ 53
6.3.14 Download Firmware ........................................................................................................... 54
6.3.15 TallyCom Status ................................................................................................................... 57
6.3.16 Advanced Configuration .................................................................................................... 58
6.3.17 General.................................................................................................................................. 59
6.3.18 TCP/IP .................................................................................................................................... 60
6.3.19 SNMP..................................................................................................................................... 61
6.3.20 Password .............................................................................................................................. 62
6.3.21 User Name ........................................................................................................................... 62
6.3.22 Resetting Password............................................................................................................. 62
6.3.23 Email Notification................................................................................................................ 63
6.3.24 Logical Printers .................................................................................................................... 65
6.3.25 String Replacement Example Plain Text .......................................................................... 66
6.3.25 Logout of TallyCom ............................................................................................................. 67
6.3.26 Restart TallyCom .................................................................................................................. 67
6.3.27 Virtual Control Panel ........................................................................................................... 68
Addendum....................................................................................................................................... 69
7.1 Character Set .......................................................................................................................... 69
7.2 Interfaces Specifications......................................................................................................... 73
7.2.1 Parallel I/O IEEE 1284 ............................................................................................................. 74
7.2.2 Ethernet I/O 10/100 Mulitprotocol........................................................................................ 75
7.2.3 USB 2.0 I/O – Full Speed ....................................................................................................... 76
7.2.4 Optional Serial Interface RS232C ........................................................................................ 77
Options and accessories ................................................................................................................... 81
8.1 Options ................................................................................................................................... 81
8.2 Consumables.......................................................................................................................... 82
8.3 Accessories ............................................................................................................................ 82
General Specifications .................................................................................................................... 83
9.1 Printer Specifications ............................................................................................................... 83
9.2 Non-Scalable Fonts, Code Pages and National Character Sets............................................ 87
9.3 Paper Specifications............................................................................................................... 89
9.3.1 Standard Tractor (Front, Rear and Pull position) – narrow and wide versions............ 89
9.3.2 Front Feed / Manual Insertion – Narrow and wide versions .......................................... 90
9.3.3 Paper Weights ........................................................................................................................ 90
Maintenance ................................................................................................................................ 91
10.1 Cleaning ................................................................................................................................ 91
10.1.1 Cleaning and Vacuuming the Printer ................................................................................ 91
10.1.2 Cleaning the Paper Rollers ................................................................................................. 91
10.2 Troubleshooting ................................................................................................................... 92
10.2.1 Print Quality Problems and Solutions .............................................................................. 92
10.2.2 Paper Handling Problems and Solutions ........................................................................ 93
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10.2.3 Operating Problems and Solutions .................................................................................. 93
FCC STATEMENT .............................................................................................................................. 96
DASCOM REPRESENTATIVES ......................................................................................................... 97
Symbols used
Important information is highlighted in this manual by
two symbols.
CAUTION highlights information which must be observed
observed in order to prevent injuries to user and damage
to the printer.
NOTE highlights general or additional information about
a specific topic.
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Printer at a glance
1.1
Unpacking the printer
Besides this manual, the package will contain: a power cord, a ribbon cartridge, a
tractor, a CD and 6 pieces of U-wire paper support.
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1.2
Remove transport locks
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1.3
Prepare your printer
Front View
Rear View
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For Fanfold
For Cut Sheets
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1.4
Parts description
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Control Panel
2
3
Latch
Front Cover
4
5
Power Switch
Hand Wheel
6
Paper Support
7
8
Top Covers 1&2
Head Gap Lever
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Paper Path Lever
Upper Friction
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Power Socket
12
Interfaces
13
14
15
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17
Mute Cover Latch
Print Head
Ribbon Cartridge
Tractors
Paper Guides
Left/Right
Cut Sheet Support
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A 2-line LCD display with two keys dictates the
operating status and 4 keys allows simple settings of
the printer.
Sliding it down unfolds the cut sheet support.
Unlocking the front cover unfolds the cut sheets
support.
Turns on and off the printer.
Turn the knob to load or clear the paper. It should be
inserted the full way until you can hears some sort of
“Click”.
At slanted position, it stacks cut sheets; at flat position,
it separates fanfold printouts from incoming forms.
Protect the internal parts and reduce the noise.
Adjusts the gap between the print head and various
form thicknesses.
Selects various paper sources.
Guides the form when cut sheets or fanfold forms are
used.
A power cord is plugged into the socket to supply the
power.
The interface cable of the host computer is plugged into
one of the interfaces.
You must open it before you open the top cover 1.
Utilizes 24 needles to strike on ink ribbon and paper.
Holds the ink ribbon fabric.
Holds and transports fanfold forms.
Sliding the guides, varies the form width and the left
margin on a cut sheet.
A flat surface supports a sheet or multi-part form.
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Installation
2.1
Placing the printer
Place the printer on a solid, flat, stable surface such that the printer sits firmly and
cannot move. Select an environment with sufficient ventilation, easy access to the
control panel and paper input areas as well as the printed output.
When selecting the printer location, observe the following additional requirements:
1) Never place the printer near to any flammable gas or explosive
substances.
2) Do not expose the printer to direct sunlight. If you cannot avoid
placing the printer near a window, protect it from the sunlight with a
curtain.
3) When connecting a computer to the printer, make sure the maximum
recommended cable length is not exceeded.
4) Ensure sufficient distance between the printer and any heating
devices/radiators.
5) Avoid exposing the printer to extreme temperature or air humidity
fluctuations.
Above all, avoid dusty environments.
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2.2
Connecting the printer
This printer is configured with a Parallel, USB and Ethernet interface as standard. An
optional Serial interface can be installed additionally.
2.2.1 Parallel interface (IEEE 1284)
Make sure that the printer and the computer are switched off and connect the parallel
cable between the printer and the computer. Lock the connector with the 2 clips on the
printer interface connector; tighten up the 2 screws on the other end connecting to the
computer.
2.2.2 USB 2.0 (Full Speed)
Plug in the USB cable to the printer and the computer.
2.2.3
Ethernet
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2.2.4
Serial Interface (RS-232C) as option
2.2.5 Connecting the power
Plug in the power cord to the printer power socket as shown in the diagram.
Connect the printer to the correct voltage power source.
The socket-outlet shall be installed near the equipment and shall
be easily accessible.
2.2.6 Switch on the printer
Switch on the printer as shown in the diagram.
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2.3
Installing the ribbon cartridge
1) Switch off the power.
2) Unfold the top cover and follow the steps 1.2.3.4 in the below picture.
3) Flip the upper friction assembly
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4) Insert the ribbon cartridge till it is tightly locked in position.
5) Insert/remove the ribbon fabric in-between the print head and ribbon mask by
squeezing the outside wings of the Ribbon Guide, as shown, to position and secure
the ribbon onto the print head.
6) Turn the knob on the left hand side several times in order to tighten the fabric, and
the
fabric will slide downwards into the correct position between print head and ribbon
mask
after the moving.
7) Restore the upper friction assembly to its original position.
Printhead may be hot, please move the printhead by moving the carriage.
carriage.
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Installing the paper
The printer can handle either single sheets or continuous forms. The printer is able to
print up to 5 copies (original plus 5).
To ensure the print quality and protect the print head, set a proper print
gap by the gap lever (see 3.1) for the form thickness and do not load
folded, damaged, wrinkled, or curled paper.
3.1
Adjusting the print gap for various form thicknesses
The print gap lever is on the left side of the printer inside the top cover.
Take care to adjust the print gap lever to a suitable position whenever you change the
number of copies being printed. Using the wrong print gap may cause print head
damage or paper jams.
The recommended gap lever position for different form thickness is:
Paper type
1-part
Original + 1 copy
Original + 2 copies
Original + 3 copies
Original + 4 copies
Original + 5 copies
Lever position
1
2
3
4
5
6
The position “Ribbon” only is suitable for loading the ribbon. When the lever is set
higher than appropriate it will result in poor print. The ribbon and head life will be
shortened.
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3.2
Paper path introduction
3.2.1 Cut sheet paper handling (front friction only)
1) Place the paper path lever to the cut sheet position.
2) Unlock the front cover with the latch to unfold the cut sheet support.
3) Adjust the gap lever if necessary; see 3.1.
4) It is recommended to align the left paper guide exactly to the mark > I <. This marks
the
left edge of the stationery. Slide the right guide to the position of the right edge of
the
stationery.
5) Insert the stationery straightly all the way into the guided slot until it stops.
6) Press the load key to feed the paper to the correct print position, automatically. The
printer clears the Paper End condition and goes into the ready or online state.
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3.2.2
Fanfold paper handling
3.2.2.1 Front push tractors for fanfold
1) Close the front cover if previously opened. Switch the paper path lever to one of the
desired tractor positions.
2) Move the paper path lever to the desired position.
3) Adjust the head gap lever if necessary.
4) Open the front cover by tilting the cover from bottom to the top, and make sure it’s
locked in place (see below pictures).
Lock the front cover in the way that is shown in the pictures.
Make sure the front cover is locked.
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5) If you do not need to adjust the left margin go to the next step. Open the right and
left
tractor flaps, insert fanfold paper into the left-hand tractor, and make sure that at
least
three paper transport holes are positioned on the tractor pins, close the tractor flap,
open the latch lever and align the tractor so that the first printing position on the
paper matches the IIIIXIIII mark on the printer housing, then lock the lever again.
6) Align the right-hand tractor to the width of the paper and insert the paper (Make sure
that it is inserted by the same length as on the left-hand tractor in order to avoid any
paper jam). Then close the tractor flap and slide the tractor to the right until the paper
is slightly tensioned, then lock the tractor.
7) Lower the front cover, switch the printer on.
The paper will automatically load when the printer is in online mode and receives
data from the computer. Also, you can press the load key (key 2) only to load paper
before starting the printout.
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3.2.2.2
Rear tractors for fanfold
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3.2.2.3
Top pull tractors for fanfold
For the steps ② and ③, please refer to the 2.3
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3.2.3 Top-Of-Form adjustment
For pull tractor (PullTr), follow the steps below to adjust the first print position:
1) Remove Paper from printer.
2) Power on the printer.
3) Lift the Top Cover so you can see the transparent ribbon guide in front of the
print head.
4) Install the paper into the pull tractor.
5) Move the paper with the hand wheel so the perforation of the fanfold paper
lies exactly at the top of the transparent ribbon guide.
6) Close the Top Cover.
7) Press the Load key on the panel.
8) The printer now moves the paper to the correct first print position on a page (TOF).
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4
Control Panel Operation
General functions for the keys are clearly designated on the Panel label. Some other special
settings need pressing multiple switches simultaneously or holding some keys when
powering on the printer. This Chapter will describe the functions of the keys and display on
the Panel.
4.1
Operation of the Control Panel
◆ The Online mode is the printer’s normal operating mode. Data from your computer
can be received and printed.
◆ In the Offline mode the link between printer and computer is interrupted, i.e. no
data can be received and printed.
◆ In the Setup mode you can either select the printer menu or carry out the
quick-switch function. The quick-switch option was included so that you can change the
most important parameters (for example adjustments, character density, font, paper
path, adjustments directly without having to enter them via the menu. The settings for
the parameters character density and font are lost when the printer is switched off.
They can be selected permanently in the menu mode of the printer.
◆ In the Menu mode further printer settings (line spacing, size of the interface buffer
etc.) can be altered and saved permanently.
4.1.1 The LC display
The LC display tells you all the important printer settings and informs you which
functions are currently assigned to which keys.
The upper line informs you that the printer is either in online or offline mode (in the
example below the printer is in the Online mode), and the selected paper path (below:
Front1 = tractor front mode).
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4.1.2 Online mode
After switching on, the printer is automatically set to online mode.
Only in this mode can it receive data from the computer.
MX (a message only; X = 1 to 4):
Shows the selected (Macro); for further information
refer to
loading menu configurations (Macro).
YYY (a message only; YYY = EPS, IBM, DEC):
Shows the active emulation of the active interface (parallel
or serial); for further information refer to Selecting
Protocol
(emulation).
Online key:
Toggle between Online and Offline.
Load key (4):
If this is displayed above this key, no paper is loaded in the printer
or the paper is in park position. In this case the display switches
between Ready and Park Position. Press the key to feed paper to
the printing position.
Setup key:
Sets the printer to setup mode.
4.1.3 Offline mode
Only in this mode is it possible to perform step, line, or form feeds from the control
panel, however, data cannot be received.
Park key (1)
If fanfold paper is loaded in the printer, it is fed to the
park
position or the tear position. If a single sheet is loaded, it
is
ejected.
key (2)
Each press: Paper is transported upwards step by step.
Holding: Continuous transport upwards.
step.
key (3)
Each press: Paper is transported downwards step by
Holding: Continuous transport downwards.
LF/FF (4)
Paper in the printer:
Each press: performs a line feed (LF).
Holding: performs a form feed (FF).
the
Load key (4)
No paper in the printer: The press on this key loads
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paper to the first print position.
Setup key:
Sets the printer to setup mode.
Online key:
Sets the printer to online mode.
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4.1.4 Setup mode
In this mode, the following settings are available:
Setup key:
Sets the printer to setup mode, in which the following
settings can be selected.
settings
Menu key (1):
Other menu settings. Access may be disabled by menu
(see note below).
Adjust key (2):
Sets the Tear position and first printing line (TOF). If you
have
the PullTr (Pull - Tractor) selected Adjust is not available.
Char key (4):
Sets the font and the number of characters per inch
temporarily.
Access to the other menu settings (Menu) may be disabled by the
manufacturer.
Proceed as follows to release this lock temporarily.
1) Switch off the printer for approx. 5 seconds.
2) Switch the printer on again keeping the Setup key pressed.
4.1.5 Power on functions
If you keep one of the following keys pressed during power-on until the printer has
completed initialization, the corresponding function is activated:
◆ If you keep the Online key depressed while turning on the printer, you enter the
printer’s advanced menu mode. The advanced menu mode is described in the section
5.4.2 of this manual.
◆ If you keep the Setup key depressed while turning on the printer, you regain access
to the printer menu if you had locked it before with the help of the Menu Lock function.
◆ If all four function keys (keys 1 to 4) are depressed simultaneously while turning on
the power, all printer settings are reset to the default values, except the Forml (Form
length) setting in advanced menu mode.
◆ Holding Function key 4 while turning on the printer prints out the parameter
settings.
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5
Setting parameters for the printer
(Programming via the control panel)
Apart from being able to control your printer via the applications software you use, you
can also program the printer directly. There are two programming options you can use:
◆ Programming via the control panel.
◆ Programming via the interface using Escape sequences or control codes.
Settings made by escape sequences have priority over settings made in
menu mode; therefore they will override these.
Programming via the interface gives you far greater freedom for designing your
printed pages, however, it is also a more sophisticated method and requires some
experience with programming languages and printer control systems.
All programming via the interface is lost after you turn off the printer, whereas the
programming carried out using the control panel is saved and stored even after you
turn off
the printer.
5.1
Setting the parameters through the Control Panel
This chapter describes the handling of the operator’s panel with optional display.
5.1.1 Enabling access to menu mode
The menu can be locked by default to protect it from accidental or unauthorized access.
Proceed as follows to release this lock temporarily.
1) Switch off the printer for approx. 5 seconds.
2) Switch the printer on again keeping the Setup key pressed.
Calling up the menu
You can access the menu in the following way:
Press the Setup key. The printer switches to Setup
mode. (The Setup mode can be selected both in the
Online and Offline mode)
To access the printer menu, press the key directly
underneath the word Menu (1).
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5.1.2
Menu configurations (Macros)
Every printer is shipped with factory default settings. Basic settings such as emulation,
character size, form length etc., which many applications make use of, are set. On the
next page you will find a menu printout which shows you the printer’s default settings.
Your printer allows you to set and use four independent menu configurations (Macros).
If one of your applications for example requires an IBM printer while another program
works better with an EPSON printer, you can set an IBM emulation configuration with
the desired settings, and set the second configuration as an EPSON emulation.
The active macro is always the one you used last. When you switch on the printer for
the very first time, macro no. 1 is loaded. Macro no. 1 only remains active until you load
another macro. The last active macro is stored even after the printer is switched off and
is reloaded automatically when the printer is switched on again.
For example, to change from macro no. 1 to macro no. 3:
Press Setup key.
Press Menu (1) key.
Press Macro (3) key.
Now the following message appears in the LC display:
Now press the < (2) or > (3) key repeatedly until Load
Macro=3
appears.
Then select macro no. 3 as the current setting using the Set
key
(1). The currently active setting is marked with an asterisk
(*).
If changing macros it is possible that the printer initializes due to
different emulation settings.
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Menu Printout
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5.1.3 Menu handling
You can navigate in the current menu using the four function and selection keys
arranged below the LC display field. Each function and parameter displayed in the
LCD is executed or selected by the corresponding key below, respectively. Usually
two parameter groups are combined at one level. In the following example, these are
the LPI and Skip parameter groups.
If you do not wish to change one of the two parameters you can either press the Next
key (to access the two following parameter groups in the menu), or you can press the
Back key (to access the two previous parameter groups in the menu).
If you want to change a setting, (e.g. the line density), then press the LPI key (LPI = lines
per inch) to access the actual parameter level.
The currently valid setting is marked by an asterisk (in the example below the
current setting is 6 lpi). With the < and > keys you can view the other parameters
available for
this setting.
Example:
Save settings
Once the desired parameter is displayed on the LC display, you can save it by pressing
the Set key. The parameter is then set and the printer automatically displays the
parameter groups again. With the Exit key you can leave the sublevel without saving
your changes.
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5.1.4
Selecting the LC display language
This section describes how to make settings in the menu, using the selection of the
national
language as an example.
In this user guide all LC display messages are shown in English language. Your printer
offers also the possibility to show the display messages in German, French, Italian,
Spanish or Turkish language. This example shows how to change from the English
language to the German language. The same procedure applies to the other languages
(French, Italian, Spanish and Turkish).
Select the Setup mode by pressing the Setup key.
Setup mode and Menu mode may be disabled.
Hold
down the Setup key while switching on the
printer to
enable menu mode. If you want to enable access
to this
mode permanently, you will need to change
the appropriate setting in the menu.
Press the next key (4) several times until the display indicates
Language.
Press the Language key (3).
The display now changes to Parameter mode and
indicates
English in the top line.
The lower line displays Set and Exit. The two arrows <
(2)
and > (3) represent the symbols for parameter selection
(“<” indicates descending and “>” ascending). Press the
<
(2) or > (3) key until the desired language is displayed,
in
our example German.
Save your selection by pressing the Set key (1). An acoustic
signal verifies this action.
You can exit Parameter mode without saving a setting
by
pressing the Exit key (4), the old setting is retained.
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After saving your setting (Set), the display in our example
Ges.Men indicates the following text:
This setting is retained even after switching
off
your printer.Terminating Setup mode press
either
the Setup key to change into Offline mode or
the
Online key to change to Online mode.
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5.2
Menu structure
The menu structure of your printer may be slightly different from the example shown
here, depending on the printer software.
1) Only with optional serial interface
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5.3
Full list parameters setting
In order to meet individual requirements of printer functionality, users may
modify the printer configuration settings accordingly as follows: start by pressing
[Load/Eject] + [Speed] in offline mode. The printer will enter Main Menu settings
setup mode. Follow the instructions printed on how to do the required setting
changes. When a new setting is saved, it becomes effective, even when printer is
power cycled.
5.3.1
Menu Configuration list
Menu
Adjust
Valid Settings
TOF
Function
Tear
Setting the tear position.
Setting the first printing line (TOF).
Print the menu settings.
Print
Macro
A macro is loaded, you can choose
between five menus.
Load Macro=1
Load Macro=2
Load Macro=3
Load Macro=4
Load Macro=5
Reset
Reset Menu Yes
Quietm
Off
No
Press the No (1) or Yes (2) key to select
the desired setting.
All manually altered settings in the
current menu are lost when it is reset
to the default settings.
We therefore recommend that you
print out the menu first.
Switches between normal and quiet
mode printing. For all printing
modes, the print-out is made with the
bidirectional method in quiet mode
printing. In the first step the first row of
pins is activated, during the second
step the second row is used.
On
Font
Draft
Roman NLQ
This parameter selects the character
Roman LQ Roman PS NLQ Roman PS LQ style and its quality permanently.
HS-Draft
CourierNLQ Sans Serif NLQ Sans Serif LQ
Courier LQ S Serif PS NLQ S Serif PS LQ
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Prestige NLQ Prestige LQ
Script NLQ
Script LQ
OCR-B NLQ
OCR-B LQ
OCR-A NLQ
OCR-A LQ
Orator NLQ
Courier
I Courier I LQ
Orator LQ
NLQ
Souvenir
Courier I PS NLQ
Gothic NLQ
NLQ
Souvenir LQ Courier I PS LQ
Gothic LQ
10 CPI, 12 CPI, 15 CPI, 17.1 CPI, 20 CPI, 5 Sets the characters per inch
(character pitch). The higher
CPI, 6 CPI, 7.5 CPI, 8.6 CPI.
parameter the smaller character
spacing.
LPI
6 LPI, 8 LPI, 12 LPI, 2 LPI, 3 LPI, 4 LPI. Sets the lines per inch (line density).
The higher parameter the smaller
line spacing (random LPI can be
selected via the ESC sequences).
ESCChar ESC ESC+$$
Selects the start signal for control
sequences. Setting ESC: Only
character Escape can be used.
Setting ESC+$$: Character Escape
or alternatively two $ characters
($$) can be used.
Protocol Parallel= Epson ESC/P2
Press Parallel if you want to select a
emulation for the parallel interface
Serial= DEC PPL2
or Serial if you want to select a
USB= Epson ESC/P2
emulation for the serial interface of
the printer.
Printdir Bidir=On Bidir=Off
Setting On: Printer prints in both
directions (bidirectional).
Setting Off: Printer prints only in
one direction (from left to right).
I/O
Serial
Baud
Selects the data transmission rate
Baud=9600
(baud rate) (baud=bit per second).
Baud=9200
CPI
Baud=600
Baud=1200
Baud=2400
Baud=4800
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Format 8Bit No 1Stop
8Bit No 2Stop
8Bit Even 1Stop
8Bit Odd 1Stop
This parameter serves to define the
number of data bits, the parity
check for received data bytes and
the number of stop bits per data
byte.
8Bit Mark 1Stop
8Bit Spc 1Stop
7Bit No 2Stop
7Bit Even 1Stop
7Bit Odd 1Stop
7Bit Odd 2Stop
7Bit Mark 1Stop
7Bit Spc 1Stop
7Bit Mark 2Stop
7Bit Spc 2Stop
BuffCtrl
Interf.
ETH-INT
This parameter serves to select the
SettingOptions:
type of protocol, i.e. a certain set of
XON/XOFF,
rules and procedures for ensuring
Robust XON/XOFF
error-free data exchanges between
computer and printer.
DTR
Defines the conductor to which the
DTR=Off
DTR signal is connected
DTR=on
(DTR=Data Terminal Ready).
Selects the interface. Printer is
Interf.=AUTO
configured either for parallel.
Interf.=Parallel
Ethernet or optional serial
connection or in automatic change
Interf.=Serial
for the parallel or the optional serial
interface (Shared).
IP-Addr
Octets 1-4
Input of the IP address of the printer
0 to 255
This menu level offers the
possibility to set the IP address,
which is divided into four digit
groups (octet 1 to 4).
Gateway Octets 1-4
Input of the Gateway address of the
0 to 255
printer.
Subnet
Octets 1-4
0 to 255
IP Get M
DHCP
Input of the Subnet mask address
of the printer.
BOOTP Selects the way of administrating
the IP address.
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Static
EthSpeed
Auto-Sense
EthSpeed
10Mbit Half
10Mbit Full
100Mbit Half
100Mbit Full
Country
E-USASCII
E-France
E-German
E-UK
E-France
E-Sweden
E-Italy
E-France
E-Japan
E-Norway
E-Denmark I
E-Spain II
E-L.America E-Spain I
E-Legal
ISO8859-1
E-Denmark II
ISO8859-2
ISO8859-5
E-Korea
ISO8859-9
ISO8859-15
ISO8859-1 SAP BRASCII
Abicomp
ISO8859-7
US-ASCII
French
ELOT-928
Italian
Swedish
Roman8
Spanish
Portuguese
German
Cro-ASCII
Coax/Twinax Norwegian
New-437
Table 737
Table 850
Greek DEC
New-Dig 850 Table 437
Table 852
Table 857
775 Baltic
Table 860
Table 861
Table 851
Table 863
Flarro 863
Table 858
865 Hebrew
Table 866
Old-Code 860
866 Ukraine
866 Kazakhst Table 865
Mazovia
Siemens Turk 866 Bulgaria
Table 1250
Table 1251
Kamenicky
Table 1253
Table 1254
DEC Turkish
Table 1252
Sl.Zero
Sl.Zero=Off Sl.Zero=On
AutoCR
On Off
AutoLF
Off On
The transmission speed is detected
automatically.
Sets to 10 MBit half duplex per
second.
Sets to 10 MBit full duplex per
second.
Sets to 100 MBit half duplex per
second.
Sets the transmission speed to 10
MBit full duplex per second.
Selects the national character set.
These character sets can be used
according to the selected
emulation.
Selects if normal zero (0) or the
slashed zero (Ø) is printed.
Switches the automatic carriage
return on or off after receiving the
signal LF (line feed).
Switches the automatic line feed
(LF) on or off after receiving the
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signal CR (carriage return).
Menlock Off Menu
Language English
Spanish
Paper
Single
All
German
French
Turkish
Front
Rear
With MenLock=Off, all functions
and settings are accessible without
restriction in Online, Offline and
Setup mode.
If MenLock=Menu is activated, all
functions and settings are still
accessible in Online and Offline
mode, however, in Setup mode you
can only access the parameter
groups Adjust (setting the print
head gap [Head], top of form [TOF]
and tear position [Tear]), Paperway
(setting the paper path), Font
(setting the font) and the character
spacing (CPI), while access to Menu
mode (Menu key) is disabled.
If you select MenLock=All, you can
access the Online/Offline,
Load/Park, Paper and Paper Feed
(LineFeed/Form Feed, / ) functions
in Online and Offline mode while
Setup mode is disabled.
In this case, the Setup menu can
only be called up by holding the key
Setup while switching on the
printer.
Italian The menu can be shown in six
languages.
Selects the paper parameters
Formlen (form length), FormAdj
(first printing position/TOF)
separately for each paper source in
the current menu.
PullTr
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Formlen
Lines
=6 – 132
Default 6LPI = 66
Single:3—22 inches
Front, Rear, PullTr:
1—22 inches
Standard
No format
DIN A3 (420 mm)
DIN A4 (297 mm)
DIN A5 (210 mm)
DIN B5 (250 mm)
Sets the form length via line
formats. Please note that the
adjustment in Lines depends on the
selected LPI. For example 8 LPI at a
selected line number of 96 lines
results in a form length of 12 inches
(96lines/[8lines/inch]) = 12 inches.
The selectable range is between 3
and 21 inches, i.e. for 2 LPI from 6 to
42 lines and for 12 LPI from 24 to
262 lines.
If the form length is set it will not be
changed by changing the LPI later
on.
Selects the form length by standard
formats.
The Menu indicates No format if a
value is selected by the Line
function or ESC sequences, which
does not correspond to a standard
format.
DIN B6 (176 mm)
DIN C6 (162 mm)
Executive 10.5"
Letter 11"
Fanfold 12”
Legal 14"
FormAdj FormAdj=0 -220/72”
Sets the first print position of a
form in n/72 inch, separately
adjustable for each paper path.
Default 12/72”
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Autotear ViewTear - Tear=1s
The auto tear function or the auto
view function can be selected as
desired.
When auto view is switched on, the
last printed text is visible. As soon
as data is received the paper moves
to the “normal” print position. After
printing the printer waits for the
given interval to bring the paper
once more to the auto view
position.
The paper is in the tear off position
when auto tear is switched on, the
perforation of the positioned at the
tear off edge of the printer. If data is
received, the paper returns to the
normal print position. After
printing, the printer waits for the
given interval to bring the paper
once more to the tear off position. If
the tear off edge does is not aligned
with the perforation of the paper
then this can be corrected.
View=1s/3s/6s
Tear=1s/3s/6s
Tear at TOF
Width
Selects the line length in inches.
With the setting of 8 Inch, the
printer operates like a printer with a
width of only 8 inches.
Width=13.6Inch (2610 only)
Width=8Inch
Width=13.2Inch (2610 only)
Eject
Eject=Top
Eject=Front
Barcode
Off On
Barmode Unsecured
Secured
FFmode
Off
Topmrg
Setting options: Line 1 to Formlength
On
Default setting: Line 1 (0)
Botmrg
Setting options: Line 1 to Formlength
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This is valid for single sheet mode
only. It controls the exit direction of
the friction sheet paper.
With this function selected it is
possible to print different barcodes
and LCP (Large Character Printing).
Allows printing of normal
characters on the left and right of
the barcode.
Specifies whether a form feed is to
be performed when the paper
reaches the top print line.
This option lets you set the top
margin with the number of the line
(numbered from the top paper
edge) where the printing actually
starts.
The bottom margin option gives
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margin with the number of the line
(numbered from the top paper
edge) where the printing actually
stops for a given page.
Default setting: 66
LeftMrg
Wide:
LeftMrg=0 - 134/10”
Narrow: LeftMrg=0 - 78/10”
RightMrg Wide:
RightMrg=2 - 136/10”
Narrow: RightMrg=2 - 80/10”
Decmode CPI
Setting options: 5,6,6.65,
Sets the horizontal spacing of the
printed characters used with the
8.25, 8.6, 9, 10, 12, 13.3, 15,
DEC protocol.
16.5, 17.1,18, 20 cpi and
Proportional Spacing
Default setting: 10P-Addr
Country
Selects the G0 character set that
will be used with the DEC protocol.
US British German
Norwegian/Danish
DEC Finnish
DEC French-Canadian
DEC Norwegian/Danish
DEC Swedish DEC Dutch
DEC Swiss DEC Portuguese
DEC Supplemental
DEC Spec.-Graphi.
DEC Technical
DEC 7bit DEC 7Bit Turkish
DEC Hebrew Supplemental
DEC Greek Supplemental
DEC Turkish Supplemental
ISO Italian ISO Spanish
JIS Katakana JIS Roman
Legal
UserChar
USASCII
DEC supplement
See chap.7.1 for full list
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PrintID
Setting options: PPL2,
LA120 ID, LA210 ID
Default setting: PPL2
CAN Fkt.
Setting options: Abort
Sequ./Kill Buffer
Default setting: Abort
Sequ.
Discont.
Setting options:
Enable/Disable
This option defines the DEC printer
ID used by the printer when
responding
to DA commands (DA = device
attributes, see Programmer’s
Manual, Reports. from your host
computer or application
software (serial transmission only).
This option defines the behavior of
the cancel function.
If Abort Sequence is set, the printer
immediately deletes the currently
processed sequence (without
execution). If Kill buffer is selected,
the printer immediately deletes the
complete receiving
buffer, even if a prior X-OFF was
sent to printer.
This option determines whether the
communication disconnect occurs
at the end of the transmission.
Default setting: Disable
Report
Setting options:
This option determines whether the
printer sends an initial report to
the host or not.
Enable/Disable
Default setting: Disable
IBM
Answbck
Setting options:
Answ Enq.
Setting options:
CPI
Setting options: 5, 6, 7.5,
Mode
This option determines whether the
printer sends an answerback
Enable/Disable
message to the printer during
Default setting: Disable initialization or not.
This option determines whether the
answerback message is sent to
Enable/Disable
the host when the printer receives
Default setting: Disable an ENQ code.
8.6, 10, 12, 15, 17.1, 20 cpi
Sets the horizontal spacing of the
printed characters used with the
IBM protocol.
and Proportional Spacing
Default setting: 10
Charset
Setting options:
This option identifies which kind of
character set is to use: for English
(IBM standard characters) or non
English languages (IBM extended
characters).
Standard/Extended
Default setting:
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Standard
IBM
CodPage
Mode
Setting options: see Chap
7.1
This option determines which code
page the printer uses in IBM
mode.
Default setting:
Code Page 437
DblHigh
IBMComp
SL. Zero
EPS
CPI
Mode
Setting options: On/Off
This option determines whether the
IBM double height mode should
Default setting: Off
be used (On) or not (Off).
If the parameter On is selected, all
data will be printed in double
height.
If the parameter Off is selected, all
data will be printed in normal
height.
Setting options: 17.1, 20 CPI This option selects the character
density when receiving the
Default setting: 17.1 CPI
Compress
command (SI or ESC SI).
Setting options: On/Off
This option selects whether the zero
character is printed with or without
Default setting: Off
a slash.
Setting options: 5, 6, 7.5,
8.6, 10, 12, 15, 17.1, 20 cpi
Sets the horizontal spacing of the
printed characters used with the
EPSON protocol.
and Proportional Spacing
Default setting: 10
CodPage
Setting options: see Chap
7.1
This option determines which code
page the printer uses in EPSON
mode.
Default setting:
Code Page 437
EPS-Cset
Setting options: Graphic,
Italic, DLL
This option defines the style which
is applied to the character set.
Default setting: Graphic
SL. Zero
Setting options: On/Off
Default setting: Off
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Advanced
Valid Settings
Menu
Function
ASCII80
8 inch wide print of test pattern
ASCII136
13.6 inch wide print of test pattern
(only 2610)
H-Dump
Hvy Form
HvyForm=ON
HvyForm=OFF
Formlen
12”
APW
APW= ON
11”
APW= OFF
Paphand
Physlm
Physlm=0 - 30/10”
PLM
On Off
Pagewid
20—136/10”
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To check operational readiness, your
printer contains a self-test routine
which allows testing of the printer
configuration, the print quality and
correct operation of your printer.
With the interface test
(Hex-Dump/H-Dump) you can test
data transmission from the computer
to the printer. During this test, the
data from the computer is printed
out in two columns. The text in the
left column is printed in hexadecimal
format and in the right column in
ASCII format.
If you set HvyForm=ON, the printer
prints the same line twice at double
strike. This setting ensures that copy
paper produces optimum results.
The Formlen function allows you to
set the basic (default) form length to
meet your requirements. 11 inches
are usual in the USA, as opposed to
12 inches in Europe.
Automatic Paper Width is the ability
to sense tehactual paper width and
compare it to the incoming print job.
If different, the printer will display a
PAPER WIDTH error.
Permanent (physical) setting of the
left margin. This parameter cannot be
changed by emulation dependent
margin settings. Margin setting
values entered by ESC sequences are
added to the Physlm.
If PLM is on, flatten the paper edges
by carriage movement before
printing starts.
It is used for setting the distance of
carriage movement in Paper Jam
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Widthcon
CX-bid
Off
When Widthcon is on, the
parameters set by Pagewid are valid;
When Widthcon is “off”, the distance
of carriage movement in Paper
Jam Prevention mode is 136/10”.
On
CX-bid=ON sets the parallel interface
of the printer to bidirectional mode
(IEEE 1284, Nibble mode), e.g. for
Windows Plug & Play.
CX-bid=OFF sets the interface to
compatibility mode in order to
ensure reliable operation with
special external boxes.
Wrap=On: If more characters than
can be printed are transmitted per
line, the characters which cannot be
printed on this line are printed at the
beginning of next line.
Wrap=Off: If more characters than
can be printed are transmitted per
line, the characters which cannot be
printed on this line are cut off.
When Sound=On, a beep is
generated every second to notify that
paper is empty.
Pap.back=normal is the standard for
normal paper.
Pap.back=dark can be set to process
paper with a grey back.
Paper with a completely black back
side cannot be used if the ink is
carbon-based. However, the printer
can handle aniline- based black paper
(undefined colors).
This parameter activates the printer
language PJL (Printer Job Language)
in
connection with the internal Ethernet
interface (ETH-INT) or the external
TallyCom III interface (ETH-EXT).
With the SerialN function you have
the possibility to change the 12 digit
serial number of the printer. The
number can be written with any
ASCII character between hex 20 and
hex 7E.
CX-bid=ON
CX-bid=OFF
Wrap
Wrap=On
Wrap=Off
Sound
Sound=On
Sound=Off
Pap.back
Pap.back=normal
Pap.back=dark
Jobcntl
Jobcntl=On
Jobcntl=Off
SerialN
factory set
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AssetN
10 digits empty
With the AssetN function you have
the possibility to change the 10 digit
asset number of the printer. The
number can be written with any
ASCII character between hex 20 and
hex 7E.
GrSpeed
GrSpeed=Normal
It affects only the print speed of
graphic printouts at 180 x 180 dpi.
GrSpeed=High
5.4 Display messages
If the printer detects an internal fault or user error or if it expects you to do something,
a
message will appear in the LC display (LED’s display message reference below table
5.6.1).
It also displays the status during an operation (e.g. Initializing). Below you will find a
list of
messages with brief descriptions of each message.
If one of the messages cannot be removed by power cycling the printer
call your service.
5.4.1
Messages Control Panel
LCD Messages
Eject error
Hardware Alarm
Head hot
Initializing
Meaning
The printer cannot eject the paper/advance it
to park position.
Internal hardware error, contact your dealer or
service technician.
The print head is too hot. The printer will
reduce its print speed.
This message appears during the printer’s
initializing phase after switching on the
printer.
Load error
The printer fails to load the paper.
Loading default
Factory defined parameters will be reloaded in
all available menus after switching on the
printer.
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Load paper from
The printer has detected paper end during
operation/printer was switched on with no
paper loaded.
Parity error
A parity error during data transmission is
indicated.
Park position
Printer was switched on with no paper loaded.
Press any key
The user is requested to press any key.
Selftest
Tear Paper off
Switch Paper Lever
After power-on, the printer executes a short
hardware self-test.
The user is requested to tear off paper which
has been advanced to the tear.
Choose correct paper path. Turn paper lever
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6
Web Panel and Internal Ethernet Interface
6.1
Summary
6.1.1 Introduction
It is assumed you have the following:
◆ A working knowledge of your network system and related utilities.
◆ Access to the supervisor or administrator account as a network administrator.
6.1.2 Supported Environments
The built-in network interface supports the following platforms and protocols:
◆ Microsoft® Windows® NT 4.0, 2000, XP,7,8, Server 2003/2008/2012
◆ Linux – Red Hat®, SuSE®
◆ Unix® – Sun Solaris®, HP-UX®, IBM AIX®
◆ TCP/IP, HTTP, LPR/LPD
6.1.3 Network Interface and Cabling
The printer requires:
◆ Ethernet 10Base-TX or 100Base-TX interface.
◆ Category 5e or 6 Ethernet cable with RJ-45 socket connectors.
6.1.4 Connecting the Printer
Connect the Ethernet cable to the network interface port RJ-45 connector on the rear
center
of the printer.
6.1.5 Network Interface Status
There are two status lights (LEDs) next to the RJ-45 connector on the rear panel.
◆ Right green light (Link Status) is solid: This shows the printer is connected to the
network.
◆ Right green light is blinking: Shows network activity.
◆ Left yellow light (Duplex Status) is solid: Shows network interface is in full duplex
mode.
Unless the link status light is green, the printer will not be able to
connect to the Network.
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6.2
IP Configuration
6.2.1 Network IP Configuration
The network interface of the printer requires an IP address.
There are several ways to assign an IP address to the printer:
◆ DHCP (A Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol server assigned IP address.)
◆ Static (An IP address obtained from your network administrator added to the
printer
manually.)
◆ BOOTP (Bootstrap Protocol server assigned IP address.)
6.2.2 Assigning the IP Address
If the printer menu is locked, please see the 4.1.4.
1. Automatic DHCP IP address assignment:
◆ Press <Setup>, then <Menu>.
◆ Press <Next> until the I/O selection appears. Select <I/O>.
◆ Press <Next> until the ETH-INT selection appears. Select <ETH-INT>.
◆ Press <Next> until the IP Get M selection appears. Select <IP Get M> Select <DHCP>.
◆ Verify that your printer was assigned an IP address by printing the “Current
Settings”
configuration page or in the operator panel menu.
1) At power-up, the printer network interface broadcasts a DHCP request for an IP
address. If a DHCP server is present, the request will be processed, and an IP
address will be returned to the printer network interface. Upon receipt of the IP
address, the printer accepts and uses this new IP address (and subnet mask, and
default gateway, if any).
2) Once an IP address has been assigned, the printer network interface will no longer
broadcast DHCP requests. The printer will broadcast a DHCP request each time you
turn on the printer.
3) The DHCP server may grant a temporary IP address, called a temporary lease or
temporary reservation, which expires later, or may grant a permanent or unlimited
time lease or reservation, which does not expire.
4) Devices such as the printer that are granted a temporary lease will be notified
before the lease expires and asked if they would like to extend the lease. The
printer network interface will continue extending its lease indefinitely (unless
prohibited by your DHCP server configuration), and thus maintain a consistent IP
address.
5) If the printer is not turned on or is not connected to the network when the DHCP
server is sending requests to extend the lease, the lease will not be extended. The
DHCP server will cancel the lease and may assign the IP address to another device.
Therefore, it is highly recommended to explicitly specify the printer lease as
permanent or unlimited in your DHCP server configuration.
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2. Static assignment using the operator panel:
◆ Press < Setup >, then < Menu >.
◆ Press < Next > until the I/O selection appears. Select < I/O >.
◆ Press < Next > until the ETH-INT selection appears. Select < ETH-INT >, then< IP
Addr >
◆ Enter the value for Octet 1by pressing < OCTET 1 >. Use the forward and backward
arrows to increment/decrement the number. When finished with each entry press
< Set > which will set the currently displayed value. To exit out without changing the
value
press < Exit >. Enter the Octet 2 value in the same way, pressing < OCTET 2 >. To get to
Octet 3 and Octet 4, select < Next > and then select <OCTET 3> and < OCTET 4 >.
◆ Enter the default Gateway and Subnet mask in the same way. < Gateway > is
available from the screen you are returned to. Press < Next > to select < Subnet >.
◆ Enter the IP address get method under the selection <IP Get M>. Select <Static>.
3. BOOTP IP address assignment:
◆ Press <Setup>, then <Menu>.
◆ Press <Next> until the I/O selection appears. Select <I/O>.
◆ Press <Next> until the ETH-INT selection appears. Select <ETH-INT>.
◆ Press <Next> until the IP Get M selection appears. Select <IP Get M> Select <BOOTP>
◆ Obtain the Ethernet MAC address by printing the “Current Settings” configuration
page,
Turn off printer.
◆ Configure your BOOTP server with desired IP address and MAC address.
◆ Turn on printer.
◆ Verify that the printer network interface received an IP address by printing the
“Current
Settings” configuration page or in the operator panel menu.
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6.3
WebPanel
6.3.1 Introduction
WebPanel is an intuitive browser interface that allows you to remotely manage your
network
attached printer. From WebPanel, you can do virtually everything you can do from the
printer's control panel.
In addition, WebPanel provides full access to all of the TallyCom networking features.
Before
using WebPanel, you must configure your printer with an IP address, using one of the
three
methods discussed in the Assigning the IP Address section above.
The screenshots that are used in this document to demonstrate the
functionality may vary depending on the printer model.
6.3.2 Web Browser
WebPanel is accessed from the printer through a web browser, i.e. Internet Explorer,
Firefox,
etc. The browser needs to be configured with cache and history empty, and the
browser set
up to check for new pages every time, to insure that connections to WebPanel will
produce
the latest data.
WebPanel does not work through a proxy server. Therefore, the web browser must be
setup
to NOT use the Proxy Server for local IP addresses.
Disclaimer: Dascom WebPanel runs in conjunction with third party software, notably
web
browsers, which are designed to run independently of the Dascom software. Dascom
cannot control the third party output or how it behaves from release to release. The
above browser versions have been tested with WebPanel and while there is full
functionality, there
will undoubtedly be visual differences and anomalies between products and versions
with which Dascom has no control.
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6.3.3 Access to WebPanel
Once an IP address has been set up, you can access WebPanel by typing the printer's IP
address into your browser address box.
The current status of your printer is displayed on the right hand side of the screen.
This is
refreshed every 20 seconds, whenever you refresh the page or click Printer Status.
The left
side allows you to query the printer, configure it and access network options.
If you try to access the printer after power on the printer it may last up
to one minute until the printer is visible in the network.
6.3.4 Printer Status
Selecting this option refreshes the status display. Displayed on this page are:
◆ Processing state
◆ Loaded menu
◆ Error state
◆ Firmware level
◆ Serial number
◆ Asset number
◆ Panel lock status
Options to change the Online / Offline state, network configuration and the virtual
control panel for your printer are all accessed from this page.
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6.3.5 Printer Configuration
Selecting this option allows you to configure specific parameters in the printer. When
one of
these menu options is selected, a new page will load showing the options which can
be viewed or modified.
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Example 1
Changing the dropdown menu option.
In this example, we are modifying the selected font to a different font. Select “CODES”.
A new page appears.
Select the Font dropdown menu and choose the new font. Select “Send”.
1) Changes are not applied until “Send” is selected.
2) To reset the changed value to the prior value, select “Refresh” instead of “Send”.
3) To return to the prior page without applying the change, select “Back”.
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Example 2
Changing an entered value menu option.
In this example, we are modifying the selected form length to a different form length.
Select
“Forms”. A new page appears:
Select the Form Length field by highlighting the contents of the box and enter the new
form length.
The acceptable parameters are listed to the right of the field. Select “Send”.
1) Changes are not applied until “Send” is selected.
2) If the entered value is out of range of the acceptable parameters, the previous value
will be
re-instated.
3) To reset the changed value to the prior value, select “Refresh” instead of “Send”. To
return
to the prior page without applying the change, select “Back”.
4) The default name is “conf.cfg”, but it can be renamed. Saving the file to disk. This
will allowit to be transferred to other printers using the “Send Configuration To
Printer” option on the actions web page.
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6.3.6 Printer Actions
Selecting the Printer Actions link will produce a page with a list of actions that can be
performed on the printer.
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6.3.7 Load Configuration
Loads the settings stored in a menu into the printer as the current settings. When the
Load Configuration link is selected, the following page will be displayed:
Select a menu and confirm your selection by selecting the Send button.
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6.3.8 Save Configuration
You can save selected printer settings in up to 5 independent menus.
When the Save Configuration link is selected, the following page will be displayed:
Select a menu. Select send.
6.3.9 Retrieve Configuration From Printer
Selecting this option will save all the printer settings of all menus in a file. Uploading
this file to
other printers will clone the printer menu settings to the other printer.
When this option is selected, the following will appear (note that the actual image will
be browser specific):
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6.3.10 Send Configuration to Printer
Selecting this option will upload a Configuration File of another printer (see “Retrieve
Configuration From Printer”). The complete configuration of this source printer will be
transferred to your printer.
To upload the configuration file, first click “Send Configuration To Printer”. The
following page
will be displayed:
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Use the “Browse” button to find the file to upload. Once the file is selected, click on the
“Send” button. It is important to note the warning on this page. There is some delay
while the file is transmitted so it is important not to resend or click on the “Send”
button until the process is complete.
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If the process is successful, the printer will reboot and the following page will be
displayed:
Since the printer will reboot with successful completion of this action,
the user will have to reconnect to the printer through the browser.
6.3.11 Report
Selecting the report link will open up a separate browser window and a report of the
printer
settings will appear. This functionality is the same as pressing the “Print” option on
the
control panel of the printer.
6.3.12 Reset Printer
This link does a hard reset of the printer, similar to cycling power. There is no user
feedback
as to success since the printer is rebooting. Since the printer will reboot with
successful completion of this action, the user will have to reconnect to the printer
through the browser.
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6.3.13 Panel Lock On/Off
This link toggles the panel lock feature of the printer. This option affects the physical
control
panel on the printer as well as the virtual panel in WebPanel. The state of the option
is displayed in the printer status page on the right of the display.
6.3.14 Download Firmware
Through this link it is possible to download firmware updates to the printer. When
this link is selected, the follow page will appear:
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After viewing/following the directions on the Web page, select the “Continue“ link
and the following page is displayed:
Using the “Browse” button, find the firmware file to download. Once the file is
selected, click
on the “Send” button. It is important to note the warning on this page. There will be
some
delay while the file is transmitted so it is important NOT to resend or click on the
“Send” button until the process is complete.
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If the process is successful, the printer will reboot and the following page will be
displayed:
Since the printer will reboot with successful completion of this action, the user will
have to reconnect to the printer through the browser.
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6.3.15 TallyCom Status
Selecting this link will replace the information in the Printer Status area with
networking information on the printer.
The Name, Contact and Location information is set up from the General link within
the Advanced Configuration page.
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6.3.16
Advanced Configuration
The Advanced Configuration page allows the user to set up and modify network
connectivity information as well as setting up the password, email notification and
logical printers. From this page it is also possible to Logout of TallyCom and restart
TallyCom.
The Administration page looks like this:
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6.3.17
General
The General page sets up the timers and the labels for name, contact and location of
the printer.
The Print Server Name is by default and can be changed accordingly.
This name used for entering into Name Server (DNS/DHCP).
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6.3.18 TCP/IP
The TCP/IP Page allows the user to modify the existing TCP/IP information for the
printer.
After changing the particular parameters, it is necessary to restart TallyCom from the
Advanced Configuration page. If the IP Address is changed and the Send button
selected, you will disconnect from the current session and will need to reconnect at
the new IP Address.
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6.3.19 SNMP
The SNMP page allows the user to set the Community Name and the Access. The
page looks like this:
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6.3.20 Password
The Password page allows the user to set a password which would limit access to
certain
configuration and action links in WebPanel. The maximum number of characters for
the password is 7. The default password is no password at all (“null“). However,
“adm” is also acceptable as the default password to be compatible with the external
TallyCom Ⅲ pocket NICs (Options), which use this as the default password. If this or
no password at all (“null“) is set as the password, all of the web pages are accessible
by everyone. If any other password is set, the first time a user accesses a password
protected page, a window will open asking for verification with user and password
information. Once the password has been successfully recognized, all password
protected pages will be available. Once the password is recognized, a timer is set,
based on the Password Timer value set in the General web page. If there is inactivity
in the browser which lasts beyond the timer time, the password will have to be
reentered to access the protected pages.
The password page looks like this:
6.3.21
User Name
The default user name is “adm” and cannot be changed.
6.3.22 Resetting Password
In order to reset password the printer needs to be defaulted.
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6.3.23 Email Notification
With the email notification link the user will be able to set up and receive email
notices for error and status conditions of the printer. Up to 4 email addresses can be
set.
The page looks like this:
The user must set up the SMTP Mail Server as well as one or more users. The Reply
address can be left as is unless there is reason to have to mail to the Reply address.
To activate the mail notification:
Select which notifications are to be sent out.
Click on the check box(es) on the right of the desired notification(s) for the
particular
user(s).
Confirm your settings by clicking the Send button.
There is also a test mail option which sends a test email to “User 1” and is activated
by
checking the box and clicking on the “Save” button.
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The “Configure” link at the end of each line of notification options allows the user
to set
up the message information for the email as well as selecting other pertinent
information to be added to the email. In addition, the timer can be set which
determines when the email notification is sent out.
The page looks like this:
In this example, the Online message is set to “Printer is Online”, and information on
Description, Location, and Printer Name will be added to the email. In this example, the
event timer is set for 10 seconds after the event occurs and will be sent only once,
unless the printer is rebooted or the state changes. If the timer is set to 0, no email
message will be sent, regardless of whether the user box has been selected. Selecting
the “Save” button will set these values.
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6.3.24 Logical Printers
The logical printers page will add text or commands to the beginning and ending of
print jobs. This is done by pre and post strings, defined in each of the logical printers.
For entering binary data in these strings, the backslash character is used followed by
2 hexadecimal digits.
Examples of this are \1b for an escape character, \0a for linefeed and \\ for backslash.
Selecting the Logical Printers link gives the following page which lists seven possible
logical printers plus Raw Port, which is port 9100:
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When selecting one of the logical printers under the Description column, the following
page is
displayed:
In this example if the Enable checkbox is checked, the pre-string of “Beginning to
print job”
followed by a CR/LF will print at the beginning of every job sent to this LPR Queue. At
the end of the print job, the message “End of job” with a formfeed will print.
Unchecking the Enable checkbox will not send the pre or post strings. The LPD Queue
Name is the name of the print queue that comes from the host. The Description can
be changed by the user and does not have to match the LPD Queue Name.
6.3.25 String Replacement Example Plain Text
Original Text / New Text
String Replacement Example Commands /\1B[8419t/\1B[4196t/
Control codes are entered with a back slash “\”.
In this example the Formlength of A4 (8419”/720) represented by “1B[8419t” is being
replaced by the string “1B[4196t” (4196”/720) which results in A5.
Multiple strings are separated by a semicolon “;”.
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6.3.25 Logout of TallyCom
The Logout link disconnects the browser session from the printer. Clicking on the
“Home”
link reestablishes the connection.
6.3.26 Restart TallyCom
Selecting this link will reboot the printer and disconnect the current printer
connection. It is
used to reset certain TCP/IP variables that were set in the General and TCP/IP pages.
Once TallyCom has restarted, those new setting will take effect. When this link is
selected, the follow page is displayed, giving the user the option to continue or not.
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6.3.27 Virtual Control Panel
The Virtual Control Panel link is in the Printer Status area of the web page. This
control
panel is a visual representation of the actual control panel on the printer. It allows the
user to remotely read and set panel information as if they were standing at the control
panel. The functionality of the virtual panel is identical to the physical LCD panel.
Before using the virtual panel, it is important to configure the browser to allow popup
windows from the printer, otherwise the panel will not display. Once the browser is
configured, the page will look similar to this:
The Virtual Control Panel will be the active window. This window will show the
current error state and display the contents of the printer’s LCD display. Selecting the
buttons on the display will behave the same as if selecting the buttons on the printer
itself. The LCD information on the virtual panel refreshes every 15 seconds. The
physical panel, virtual panel and Online Status in the Printer Status are all active, so
there may be some synchronization delay issues if a user presses a button on the
physical printer or the Online Status in the Printer Status area. The Panel Lock feature
affects the virtual panel in the same way as the physical panel. The only functional
difference between the physical and virtual panel is that in the virtual panel, the LF/FF
option will always do a FF.
To close the virtual panel, click on the X in the upper right of the window.
1) This feature needs the browser to allow pop ups.
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7
Addendum
7.1
Character Set
The character sets are only available in the fonts marked with an X.
They can be selected via the menu or by means of ESC ( <n> printer control sequences,
in the EPSON emulation, also by ESC R, in the DEC emulation by the SCD command.
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Greek characters are the same in OCR-A and OCR-B
There are only two LQ fonts for Cyrillic characters : Roman = Courier= Prestige = Script and
Orator = Sans Serif = OCR-A = OCR-B
Arabic characters exist only in LQ 10 and 12 cpi, no Arabic Draft, Draft Copy and 15 cpi Epson
style
Greek characters look the same for all LQ fonts
Epson Turkey, Old Hebrew, New Hebrew and D-Hebrew have preliminary IDs and cannot be
selected via the ESC ( t ... command; but the code pages will be implemented and shown in the
menu and can be selected via the menu or with the ESC R ... command.
Codepages 210 and 220 cannot be selected with ESC ( t ... commands in Epson emulation,
these commands are not defined, instead these codepages can be selected via the menu or
with the ESC R ... command.
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7.2
Interfaces Specifications
Your matrix printer offers connectivity via a parallel interface, USB and Ethernet
interface. Serial I/O RS232C interface is an option. This appendix informs you about the
parallel Interface, USB, Ethernet interface and optional serial interface RS232C, and
describes the communication between your computer and the printer.
These interfaces are linked to form a called shared interface. Your printer can be
configured to use only one interface or three alternately. When only one interface is
used, it is monitored by the printer. If the printer is configured to use three interfaces
simultaneously it monitors all interfaces for incoming data. As soon as the printer
recognizes a signal, it switches to the respective interface and sends the BUSY signal to
the other interface. After finishing the data transmission, the printer remains switched
to the interface for a certain period of time (30 seconds). When this time has elapsed,
the controller again enables all interfaces and the sequence described restarts. If
incoming data is on the other interface and the current print position is not “Top of
Form”, a form feed is carried out.
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7.2.1
Parallel I/O IEEE 1284
The bidirectional parallel interface offers the “nibble” mode of IEEE1284 interface. This
enables installation in accordance with Windows “Plug & Play”.
The standard parallel interface is able to transfer data at a speed of max. 30, 000 bytes
per second. When the receiving buffer is full, the data input is blocked until the data
buffer is empty.
Connector assignment
Connector no.
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19–30
31
32
33
34–35
36
Direction
Printer–PC
←
←
←
←
←
←
←
←
←
→
↔
↔
↔
↔
一 一 一
一
←
↔
一
←
Signal
STROBE (active low)
DATA 1
DATA 2
DATA 3
DATA 4
DATA 5
DATA 6
DATA 7
DATA 8
ACK (active low)
BUSY
PAPER EMPTY (PE)
SELECT
AUTO FEED (active low)
not used
SIGNAL GROUND
CHASSIS GROUND
5 V (Imax = 500 mA)
SIGNAL GROUND INIT
(active low) ERROR
(active low) SIGNAL
GROUND not used
SELECT IN
Transmission length: max. 2,0 m
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7.2.2
Ethernet I/O 10/100 Multiprotocol
The Ethernet interface enables the printer to connect to local area networks. Its
attributes are:
LAN/Ethernet: RJ45, Ethernet 100BaseTX with 100 Mbps
(IEEE802.3u), 10Base-T with 10 Mbps
Hardware
(IEEE802.3)
Speed: 100 Mbps / Full Duplex
Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows 2000,
Windows NT, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows
Supported operating Server 2008, Windows Server 2013, Windows 8
Systems
Linux
Unix
Sun Solaris
SNMP
SMTP
Supported Protocols TCP/IP
FTP
Ipr / Ipd Port 9100
DHCP
Designation of IP
BOOTP
Address
Static (manually via the printer’s control panel)
HTTP
Configuration
TCP/IP
SNMP
TCP/IP
Status
SMTP
PING
Web Panel
HP Web Jet Admin
Management
E-Mail notification with SMTP
Pre-string, Post-String, String Replacement
Setup via the printer’s control panel
Setup
Web Panel (HTTP/HTML)
Ethernet TCP/IP
When using your printer in a local network with Ethernet connections and the TCP/IP
protocol, you have to assign address information.
Address information for the Ethernet Port can only be made available
by your network administrator, who has the necessary rights to install
Printers on the network and/or make any changes.
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Example of a Printer connected to a computer in an Network
◆ The assumed address space corresponds to the TCP/IP address, class C, 192.168.1.xxx.
◆ The subnet mask to be used is 255.255.255.0.
◆ The address of the router, or gateway, is 0.0.0.0, if not available.
Example of several devices in an Ethernet
7.3.3 USB 2.0 I/O – Full Speed
The USB interface conforms to the Universal Serial Bus 2.0 Specifications. It supports
the Full Speed mode at 12 Mbps. It uses the “B” type USB connector.
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7. 3.4
Optional Serial Interface RS232C
Your printer’s serial interface supports the RS232C specification. The signals are
received and transmitted by a 9 pin connector.
Basically 3 lines are enough for exchanging information between computer and printer
(one receive line, one send line, one line for common grounding).
Type
Synchronization
Transmission rate
Signal status
RS232C interface
Asynchronous
600 Baud to 19200 Baud
OFF (log.1) -3 V to -15 V
ON (log. 0) +3 V to +15 V
Connection cable
up to 15 m length
Interface connections ITT Cannon connector, series DB-9 S
Transmission protocol XON/XOFF, ENQ/STX, READY/ BUSY,
Robust XON/XOFF, ETX/ ACK, ACK/NAK
Capacity of data buffer 512Byte min. 256KByte max
Connector assignment
Connector no.
3
4
2
6
7
8
5
Shield
Direction
Printer–PC
→
→
←
←
→
←
Signal
TxD
DTR
RxD
DSR
RTS
CTS
Signal Ground SG
Frame Ground FG
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1) The serial cable length must not exceed 15 meters.
2) Make sure the “Interface Setup” selects serial interface and the settings
are the same as PC communication port settings. See example below:
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Interface cable (serial interface)
The cables used must be shielded. The cable shield must be connected to the
connector shield on both ends.
PC/AT(9 Pin)
RxD 2
TxD 3
CTS 8
SG
5
DSR 6
DTR 4
Printer(9 Pin)
3 TxD
2 RxD
4 DTR/RDY
5 SG
PC/AT(25 Pin)
FG
1
TxD 2
RxD 3
CTS 5
SG 7
DSR 6
DTR 20
Printer(9 Pin)
FG
2 RxD
3 TxD
4 DTR/RDY
5 SG
It depends on the menu setting whether DTR or RDY (Ready) is active at
Pin 4.
◆ Input signals
Signal
Function
CTS
Clear to Send
DSR
Data Set Ready
RxD
Receive Data
◆ Output signals
Signal
Function
DTR
Data Terminal Ready
RTS
Request to Send
READY
Ready to receive
TxD
data Transmit Data
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Interface-Adapter IF
Adapter-Set RS232
(DB9M)/MMP
The set consists of an adapter
RS232(D-Sub9)/MMJ and a MMJ cable.
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Protocols
◆ Memory mode XON/XOFF
The received characters are stored in a FIFO buffer (first in/first out).
The characters are processed in this buffer.
The buffer capacity can be adjusted from 0 to 128 Kb.
If the buffer is full, the interface signals NOT READY (signal acknowledgement: Level 1,
-12 V) and XOFF (hex. 13, dec. 19). This results in stopping the data transmission. When
the FIFO buffer is empty again, the interface signals READY (level 0, +12 V) and XON
(hex.11, dec. 17). Data transmission can be continued.
In addition, the READY signal is influenced by the status of the printer (On/Off Line). If
the printer assumes an undefined state, the interface also signals NOT READY and
XOFF.
◆ Memory mode Robust XON/XOFF
Robust XON/XOFF is similar to XON/XOFF. However, the state of the printer (XON or
XOFF) is also periodically transmitted via the TxD line in the case of Robust XON/XOFF.
8
Options and accessories
The following options can be ordered for your printer.
8.1
Options
Tractor Unit 2600
Name
Part no.
Second Tractor for push and pull position
(rear, top and front installable).
99992
Tractor Unit 2610
Name
Part no.
Second Tractor for push and pull position
(rear, top and front installable).
99993
Serial Interface 2600/2610
Name
Part no.
Serial Interface RS232C, 9pin female
99994
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8.2
Consumables
Ribbons
Name
Part no.
Ribbon cassette monochrome black for
narrow model
99003
Ribbon cassette monochrome black for
wide
model
99004
8.3
Accessories
Programming manuals
The following programming manuals are available. You can download the manuals
from
our internet page.
Name
Part no.
Programmer’s application manual
DEC PPL2 for LA Printers (in English)
063161a
Programmer’s application manual Epson
(in English)
379 302
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9
9.1
General Specifications
Printer Specifications
Print System
Mono-chrome serial impact dot matrix
Print Technology
Uni-/bi-directional logic seeking for text and graphics
Print Head
Number of pins:
24 pins (2 x 12; staggered)
Firing frequency:
Normal mode: 2 kHz
Pin diameter:
0.25 mm
Distance between pins:
horizontal 1/20 inch, vertical 1/90 inch
Life:
500 million strokes/pin @ Draft mode
Pitch
HS Draft
Draft
NLQ
LQ
in CPS
(characters per
second)
Print Speed
Character Pitch
Print attributes in
all character
pitches
10 CPI
500
333
222
111
12 CPI
500
400
267
133
15 CPI *)
500
500
333
167
15 CPI
500
500
167
167
17.1 CPI
286
285
190
190
20 CPI
333
333
222
222
17.1 CPI **)
571
---
---
---
20 CPI **)
680
---
---
---
5 / 6 / 7.5 / 8.6 / 10 / 12 / 15 / 17.1 / 20 CPI (characters per inch)
Double width / italics / right justification / shadowed / auto centered / double
height
/ bold / proportionally spaced / underlined / overlined / superscript / subscript;
Scalable with special LQ-2170 fonts
Character Size
Height: 3.32 mm (inclusive descenders)
Width:
max. 2.43 mm
Pitch
(Matrix/DPI)
10 CPI
Font Matrix
HS Draft
Draft
NLQ
LQ
24x8/80H
24x12/120H
24x18/180H
24x36/360H
12 CPI
24x8/96H
24x10/120H
24x15/180H
24x30/360H
15 CPI *)
16x8/120H
16x8/120H
16x12/180H
16x24/360H
15 CPI
24x8/120H
24x8/120H
24x18+6/360H
24x18+6/360H
17.1 CPI
24x12+2/240H
24x12+2/240H
24x18+3/360H
24x18+3/360H
20 CPI
24x10+2/240H
24x12+2/240H
24x15+3/360H
24x15+3/360H
17.1 CPI **)
24x06+1/240H
---
---
---
20 CPI **)
24x05+1/240H
---
---
---
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Paper Feed
Feed speed:
5 ips (tractor and friction)
Feed first line (6lpi):
43 ms
View / Tear position:
5 ips
Reverse motion:
up to max form length of 14 inches
*) Only with ESC/P (sub-/superscript, 15 CPI)
**) Reduced matrix, selectable by menu, named HS-Draft
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Tab Speed
Graphic Densities
50 ips
Horizontal:
60 / 72 / 80 / 90 / 120 / 180 / 240 / 360 DPI (dot per inch)
Vertical:
90 / 180 / 360 DPI
Narrow version
Print width
Wide version
10 CPI:
80 CPL
136 CPL (characters per line)
12 CPI:
96 CPL
163 CPL
15 CPI:
120 CPL
204 CPL
17.1 CPI:
137 CPL
233 CPL
20 CPI:
160 CPL
272 CPL
Print qualities:
Fonts,
resident
HS-Draft and Draft in Data Print Quality
NLQ same as LQ with reduced matrix, LQ Roman, Roman PS, Sans Serif, Sans
Serif PS, Courier, Courier 1,Courier 1 PS, OCR A, OCR B, Prestige, Script, Orator
DLL Character Sets in EPSON® and IBM® format
Selectable via programming:
Code 2/5 Industrial
Code 2/5 Interleaved
Code 39
Code EAN-8 with HRI (human readable index)
Code EAN-8 without HRI
Code EAN-13 with HRI
Code EAN-13 without HRI
Barcodes,
Code UPC-A with HRI
resident
Code UPC-A without HRI
Code UPC-E with HRI
Code UPC-E without HRI
Code 128 EAN (also called EAN-128)
Code 128
U.S. Postnet (fix format, non-scalable)
KIX Barcode
Royal Mail Customer Barcode
USPS Intelligent Mail Barcode
Emulation
Code Pages and
National Character
Sets
Line Spacing
DEC PPL2, EPSON® ESC P/2 (LQ2170), IBM® PP XL 24e
See the list at the end of the Printer Specifications where Fonts, Code pages and
available pitch sizes are given by corresponding relationships.
2 LPI / 3 LPI / 4 LPI / 6 LPI / 8 LPI / 12 LPI / 1/72" / 1/180" / 1/360 inches
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Paper Handling
Feeding method:
Friction (Single) and Tractor (FF-front / FF-rear / FF-pull)
Path selection:
By selection lever located at the right device side
Paper path:
Cut sheets:
Front in, front or top out
Fanfold paper:
Front or rear in, top out
For details enter the Paper Specifications – 9.3 below
Ribbon Cartridge, monochrome;
Ribbon Type
Ribbon Life
Wide version:
470 x 93 x 39mm max, (WxDxH), fabric: 13mm height
Narrow version:
330 x 93 x 39mm max, (WxDxH), fabric: 13mm height
Wide version:
12 million characters (rolling Draft 10 CPI)
Narrow version:
6 million characters (rolling Draft 10 CPI)
Windows Server 2000 / 2003 / 2008 / 2012
Windows Drivers
Windows 7 and Windows 8 (for 32 and 64bit versions)
covers Windows XP, Windows 2000 and
Windows Vista.
Ethernet 10/100MHz
Interfaces
Parallel (Bi-directional IEEE-1284 nibble mode)
USB 2.0 (Full Speed 12 MHz, B type connector)
For details enter the Interface Specifications – 7.2 above
Input Data Buffer
Operation Panel
Up to 256KB
LED version: 4 keys and 5 indicator LEDs
LCD version: 6 keys and LCD with 2 lines x 16 characters
Menu setting print out
Self test
Rolling ASCⅡ80 or 136
Hex-Dump
Noise Level
Sound pressure level = ≤ 55 dB(A) in LQ
Temperature
Environmental
Conditions
Dimensions
Weight
Humidity
Operating:
+10 to +35°C.
Storage:
-
Transport:
- 40 to +70°C
Operating:
16 to 73% RH (No condensation)
5 to +45°C
Storage:
5 to 95% RH (No condensation)
Transport:
5 to 95% RH (No condensation)
Wide version:
600 mm (W) x 267 mm (D) x 202 mm (H)
Narrow version:
458 mm (W) x 267 mm (D) x 202 mm (H)
Wide version:
10.62 kg
Narrow version:
8.1 kg
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Power Supply
Unit type:
Autosensing wide range power supply
Power cord:
Detachable
Voltage rating:
AC 100 to 240V / 47Hz to 63Hz
Nominal power:
30W
ESD:
Comply with IEC801-2;
Contact discharge: 4kV
Air discharge:
8kV
Fuse
T6.3AH/250V
MTTR
< 15 minutes
Continuous
operation
Throughput:
422 p/h in Draft mode according IEC 10561:1999 (ECMA 132)
MTBF:
20.000 hours
Certifications
CE, UL, FCC, Energy Star,
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91
Souvenir
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
*1
*1
Gothic
X
X
X
Orator
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
*1
*1
Script
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
*1
*1
X
X
X
X
X
X
*1
*1
Prestige
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
-
OCR-A
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
-
Courier (incl. Courier
IBM)
OCR-B
Roman
42
41
52
4B
59
48
60
5A
4C
00
01
02
03
04
05
06
07
08
09
0A
0B
0C
0D
40
3C
96
97
46
6C
80
93
A6
82
88
87
8D
9E
84
94
85
8C
95
Sans Serif
Draft
ISO USA
ISO UK
ISO France
ISO Germany
ISO Italy
ISO Sweden
ISO Norway
ISO Spain
ISO Portugal
Epson USA
Epson France
Epson Germany
Epson UK
Epson Denmark I
Epson Sweden
Epson Italy
Epson Spain I
Epson Japan
Epson Norway
Epson Denmark II
Epson Spain II
Epson Latin America
Epson Korea
Epson Legal
CRO-ASCII
Arabic Farsi
Arabic Urdu
Greek DEC
ELOT 928 (Greek)
CP437 Latin US
CP737 Greek
CP775 Baltic
CP850 Latin 1
CP851 Greek
CP852 Latin 2
CP857 Turkish
CP858 (IBM with €)
CP860 Portugal
CP861 Icelandic
CP863 French Canada
CP864 Arabic
CP864 Arab. Extended
High Speed Draft
Non-Scalable Fonts, Code Pages and National Character Sets
ID for ESC R/ESC (
9.2
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
*1
*1
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
*1
*1
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
-
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
-
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
-
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
-
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
-
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
-
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
*1
*1
X
X
X
X
X
X
*1
*1
CP865 Nordic
86 X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
CP866 Cyrillic
8E X
X
X
X
CP866 Bulgaria
9D X
X
X
X
CP866 Ukraine
8F X
X
X
X
CP866 Kazakhstan
90 X
X
X
X
Siemens Turkish
9B X
X
X
X
DEC Turkish
9C X
X
X
X
CP1250 Win Latin 2
70 X
X
X
X
CP1251 Win Cyrillic
71 X
X
X
X
CP1252 Win Latin 1
72 X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
CP1253 Win Greek
73 X
X
CP1254 Win Turkish
74 X
X
X
X
CP1256 Arabic
76
*1 *1 *1 *1
CP1257 Baltic
77 X
X
X
X
8859-1 Latin 1
25 X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
8859-1 Latin 1 (SAP)
2B X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
8859-2 Latin 2
26 X
X
X
X
8859-5 Cyrillic
2A X
X
X
X
8859-6 Arabic
24
*1 *1 *1 *1
X
8859-7 Greek
2D X
X
8859-9 Turkish
2E X
X
X
X
8859-15 Latin 9 (Euro) 2F X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
BRASCII
6D X
X
X
X
X
X
X
Abicomp
6E X
X
X
X
X
X
X
Roman 8
4D X
X
X
X
X
X
X
Coax/Twinax(Hebrew) 4F X
X
X
X
*2
*3 *4
New-437 (Hebrew)
81 X
X
X
X
*2
*3 *4
New-DIG 850 (Hebr.)
83 X
X
X
X
*2
*3 *4
Old-Code 860 (Hebr.)
98 X
X
X
X
*2
*3 *4
Flarro 863 (Hebrew)
99 X
X
X
X
*2
*3 *4
Table 865 (Hebrew)
9A X
X
X
X
*2
*3 *4
Mazovia (Poland)
92 X
X
X
X
Kamenicky (Czech)
91 X
X
X
X
*1: only in 10 and 12 cpi, *2 : same as Sans Serif, *3 : same as Roman, *4 : only in 10 cpi
92
Souvenir
Gothic
Orator
Script
Prestige
OCR-A
Courier (incl. Courier
IBM)
OCR-B
Sans Serif
Roman
Draft
High Speed Draft
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9.3
Paper Specifications
9.3.1
Standard Tractor (Front, Rear and Pull position) – narrow and wide versions
I
H
E1
F
printable area
G
E
C
printable area
D
B
A
Usable figures of print area (dimensions in mm (inches))
Pos
A
paper width,
B
printable line length
C
E
Max left tractor position to first printable
character
Max right tractor position to first
printable character
1
top margin
)
E1
top margin, default setting
1
F
form length
1
G
bottom margin
H
left margin, default setting “0”
I
right margin, default setting “80”
)
or “136/10”
reverse paper feed for front and rear
tractor path
D
1
)
Titel
)
)
Narrow model.
min
max
76.2
278
(3”)
(11”)
203.2
(8”)
38
(1.4”)
38
(1.4”)
0
77.6
(0/72”)
(220/72”)
4.23
(12/72”)
76,2
559
(3”)
(22”)
0
0
1
0
1
2
)
Figure variable setting via interface or panel
93
198.1
(78/10”)
203.2
(80/10”)
356
(14”)
Wide.model
min
max
76.2
420
(3”)
(16.5”)
345.44
(13.6”)
38
(1.4”)
38
(1.4”)
0
77.6
(0/72”) (220/72”)
4.23
(12/72”)
76.2
559
(3”)
(22”)
0
0
0
2
340.4
(134/10”)
345.44
(136/10”)
356
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9.3.2
Front Feed / Manual Insertion – Narrow and wide versions
Usable figures of print area (dimensions in mm (inches))
Pos
A
paper width,
B
printable line length
C
E
Max left paper guide position to first
printable character
Max right paper guide position to first
printable character
1
top margin
)
E
top margin, default setting
F
form length
G
H
bottom margin
left margin, default setting “0”
I
right margin, default setting “80”
or “136/10”
reverse paper feed
(front ejection)
D
9.3.3
Title
1
)
1
)
1
)
Narrow model
min
max
76
278
(3”)
(11”)
203.2
(8”)
38
(1.4”)
38
(1.4”)
0
77.6
(0/72”)
(220/72”)
4.23
(12/72”)
148
420
(5.8”)
(16.5”)
0
0
0
198.1
(78/10”)
2
203.2
(80/10”)
420
(16.5”)
Wide model
min
max
76
420
(3”)
(16.5”)
345.44
(13.6”)
38
(1.4”)
38
(1.4”)
0
77.6
(0/72”)0 (220/72”)
4.23
(12/72”)
148
420
(5.8”)
(16,5”)
0
0
0
340.4
(134/10”)
2
345.44
(136/10”)
420
(16,5”)
Paper Weights
Single Part Forms
Number of copies
Multi Part Forms – original sheet
Multi Part Forms – copy sheets
Maximum thickness
94
Narrow and wide
60 – 120g/m²
1+5
45 – 65g/m²
45 – 56g/m²
0.50mm
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Maintenance
Your printer requires very little care. Occasional cleaning and replacement of the
ribbon cartridge are all that is required. Cleaning is recommended approximately every
6 months or 300 hours of operation, whichever is sooner. Lubrication of the printer is
not usually necessary. If the print head carriage does not move smoothly back and
forth, clean the printer in the manner described in this chapter. If the problem
continues, contact your dealer.
Switch printer off and unplug the power cord from the mains before
doing any maintenance work.
10.1
Cleaning
The housing and the top cover of the printer help protect it against dust, dirt, and other
contaminants. However, paper produces small particles that accumulate inside the
printer. This section explains how to clean and vacuum the printer and how to clean the
paper bail rollers. It is easier to clean the printer when the cover is open.
10.1.1 Cleaning and Vacuuming the Printer
If the print head carriage does not move smoothly back and forth or paper particles
have accumulated in the printer, clean the printer.
To clean and vacuum the printer:
1) Remove any paper from the printer. Make sure that the power is off, and then
disconnect the printer power cord.
2) Using a soft vacuum brush, vacuum the exterior of the printer. Also vacuum the cut
sheet edge.
3) Use a soft, damp cloth to wipe the exterior of the printer, including the cover. A mild
detergent may be used. Do not use solvents, kerosene, or abrasive cleaning
materials that may damage the printer.
4) Open the cover of the printer and remove the ribbon cartridge. Using a soft vacuum
brush, gently vacuum the platen, the print head carriage and shaft, and surrounding
areas. You can easily slide the print head to the left or right when the power is off. Be
careful not to press too hard on the flat head cable that extends from the print head
carriage.
5) Re-install the ribbon cartridge.
10.1.2 Cleaning the Paper Rollers
Clean the platen and paper bail rollers occasionally or when stains or smudges appear
on the paper. Use a mild detergent as appropriate. Do not use alcohol to clean the
platen or the rollers. Alcohol may cause the rubber to harden.
To clean the rollers and the platen:
1)
2)
3)
4)
Apply a small amount of water to a soft cloth. Avoid spilling liquid inside the printer.
Place the cloth against the platen and manually rotate the hand wheel.
Repeat this procedure for each roller.
To dry the platen, place a dry cloth against the platen and the rollers and manually rotate the paper
feed knob.
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10.2
Troubleshooting
Your printer is extremely reliable, but occasionally problems may occur. This chapter
provides information on some of the common problems you may encounter and how
you may solve them. If you encounter problems that you cannot resolve, contact your
dealer or service partner for assistance.
10.2.1
Print Quality Problems and Solutions
Problem
Printing is too light or too
dark.
Smears and stains appear
on the page.
Printing is erratic or the
wrong characters are
printed. Many “?” or
unexpected characters are
printed.
The page is blank.
The top margin is wrong.
Lines are double spaced
instead of single spaced.
The printer overprints on
the same line.
The next print line starts
where the previous line
ended instead of at the left
margin.
Solution
• Make sure that the ribbon cartridge is properly
installed and that the ribbon feeds smoothly.
• Replace the ribbon if necessary.
• Make sure that the print gap lever is set for the
thickness of your paper.
• Make sure that the print gap lever is set for the
thickness of your paper.
• Check for ribbon wear. Replace the ribbon if
necessary.
• Check whether the tip of the print head is dirty.
Clean the head with a soft cloth if necessary.
• The print head may need to be replaced.
• Make sure that the interface cable is securely
connected to both the printer and computer.
• Make sure that the printer driver selected in your
software is the same as the emulation selected on
the printer.
• Check the length of the interface cable. (Maximum
Parallel & USB: 2 meters, Serial: 15 meters)
• Try another interface cable.
• Make sure that the ribbon cartridge is properly
installed.
• Make sure the gap lever is set correctly.
• Check the application top margin setting.
• Adjust the Top Margin setting in Page Setup menu
if necessary.
• Change the Auto LF setting in the System Setup
menu to No.
• Change the Auto CR setting in the System Setup
menu to No.
• Change the Auto CR setting in the System Setup
menu to Yes.
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10.2.2
Paper Handling Problems and Solutions
Problem
Paper cannot be loaded or
fed.
Paper jams while loading.
Paper jams while printing.
Paper slips off the forms
tractors or the perforated
holes of the paper tear
during printing.
10.2.3
Solution
• Make sure that the paper select lever located on
the top right of the printer is set correctly.
• Turn off the printer and remove the jammed
paper. Remove any obstructions from the paper
path.
• Make sure that the Print Gap lever is set for the
thickness of your paper.
• Make sure that the paper is not folded, creased, or
torn.
• Make sure that the left and right tractors are set so
that the continuous forms are stretched tightly.
• Turn off the printer and remove the jammed
paper. Remove any obstructions from the paper
path.
• Make sure that the Print Gap lever is set for the
thickness of your paper.
• For continuous forms, make sure that the
incoming and outgoing paper stacks are correctly
placed. Paper should feed straight.
• Make sure that the forms tractors are positioned
correctly for the width of your paper and that the
perforated holes of the paper fit directly over the
tractor pins.
Operating Problems and Solutions
Problem
The power does not turn
on.
Solution
• Check whether the mains voltage is correct.
• Make sure that the power cord is securely
connected to both the printer and the mains power
outlet.
• Make sure that the power outlet is functional. If
not , use other outlet.
• Turn the power off. Wait a minute and then turn
the printer on again. If the printer still has no power,
contact your dealer.
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The printer is on but it will
not print.
• Make sure that the Online indicator is lit.
• If you use the interface cable, make sure it is
securely connected to both the printer and the
computer.
• Make sure paper is loaded.
• Run the printer Status Page. If printing executes
normally, the problem is caused by: the interface,
the computer, incorrect printer settings, or incorrect
software settings.
• Make sure that the printer driver selected in your
software is the same as the emulation selected on
the printer.
Paper select lever error
• If paper is loaded and the paper select lever is
moved to the incorrect position, the printer turns
offline, and the buzzer sounds continuously. Switch
the paper select lever back to its correct position.
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FCC STATEMENT
Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the responsible for
compliance could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.
NOTE: 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 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.
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Deutschland
Tel.: +49 (0) 731 2075 0
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www.dascom.com
UNITED KINGDOM
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Hart House,Priestley Road,
Basingstoke, Hampshire
RG24 9PU, England
Phone: +44 (0) 1256 481481
Fax: +44 (0) 1256 481400
www.dascom.com
SINGAPORE (ASIA PACIFIC)
DASCOM AP Pte Ltd
21 Bukit Batok Crescent
#29-81,WCEGA Tower
Singapore 658065
Phone: +65 6760 8833
Fax: +65 6760 1066
www.dascom.com
AMERICAS
DASCOM Americas Corporation
421 W. Main Street, Waynesboro, VA 22980, USA
Phone:+1 (877) 434 1377
www.dascom.com
FRANCE
DASCOM Europe GmbH
117 Avenue Victor Hugo
92100 Boulogne-Billancourt
France
Phone: +33 (1) 73 02 51 98
www.dascom.com
CHINA
JIANGMEN DASCOM COMPUTER
PERIPHERALS CO., LTD
No.399, jinxing Road,
Jianghai District Jiangmen,
P.R. China
www.dascom.com
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