Contents
About Your New Label Maker.......................................................................... 5
Product Registration........................................................................................................5
Getting Started............................................................................................. 5
Connecting the Power......................................................................................................5
Inserting the Batteries.................................................................................................5
Connecting the Optional Power Adapter......................................................................6
Inserting the Tape Cassette..............................................................................................6
Using the Label Maker for the First Time......................................................... 7
Getting to Know the Label Maker................................................................... 7
Power ..............................................................................................................................7
LCD Display.......................................................................................................................8
Format.............................................................................................................................8
Insert...............................................................................................................................8
Settings ...........................................................................................................................8
CAPS Mode.......................................................................................................................8
Num Lock.........................................................................................................................9
Backspace........................................................................................................................9
Clear.................................................................................................................................9
Navigation Keys...............................................................................................................9
Cancel ..............................................................................................................................9
Formatting Your Label................................................................................... 9
Changing the Font Size....................................................................................................9
Adding Font Styles.........................................................................................................10
Adding Borders and Underline Styles............................................................................10
Creating Two-Line Labels...............................................................................................11
Aligning the Text............................................................................................................11
Creating Fixed-Length Labels........................................................................................12
Using Mirror Text...........................................................................................................12
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Using Symbols and Special Characters.......................................................... 12
Adding Symbols.............................................................................................................12
Adding Punctuation.......................................................................................................14
Using the Currency Key..................................................................................................14
Adding International Characters....................................................................................14
Printing Options.......................................................................................... 14
Previewing Your Label...................................................................................................14
Printing Multiple Labels.................................................................................................15
Adjusting the Print Contrast..........................................................................................15
Using the Label Maker Memory.................................................................... 15
Saving a Label................................................................................................................15
Opening Saved Labels ...................................................................................................16
Inserting Saved Text......................................................................................................16
Caring for Your Label Maker......................................................................... 16
Troubleshooting.......................................................................................... 18
DYMO D1 Label Cassettes............................................................................. 19
Power Adapter............................................................................................ 19
Documentation Feedback............................................................................ 20
Environmental Information......................................................................... 21
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Figure 1 LabelManager 210D Electronic Label Maker
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About Your New Label Maker
With the DYMO LabelManager 210D electronic label maker, you can create a wide variety of
high-quality, self-adhesive labels. You can choose to print your labels in many different font
sizes and styles. The label maker uses DYMO D1 tape cassettes in widths of 6 mm, 9 mm, or
12 mm. These tape cassettes are available in a wide range of colors.
Visit www.dymo.com for information on obtaining labels and accessories for your label
maker.
Product Registration
Visit www.dymo.com/registration to register your label maker online.
Getting Started
Follow the instructions in this section to print your first label.
Connecting the Power
The label maker is powered by standard batteries or an AC power adapter. To save power,
the label maker automatically turns off after two minutes of inactivity.
Inserting the Batteries
The label maker uses six high-capacity AA alkaline
batteries.
To insert the batteries
1. Slide the battery compartment cover away from
the label maker. See Figure 2.
2. Insert the batteries following the polarity
markings (+ and –).
3. Replace the cover.
Ç Remove the batteries if the label maker will not be used for a
long period of time.
Figure 2
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Connecting the Optional Power Adapter
An optional 9 Volt, 1.5 A power adapter can also be used to power the label maker.
Connecting the AC adapter to the label maker disconnects the batteries as a power source.
To connect the power adapter
1. Plug the power adapter into the power connector on the top, left side of the label maker.
2. Plug the other end of the power adapter into a power outlet.
x Make sure the label maker power is turned off before
you disconnect the power adapter from the main power
source. Otherwise, your most recent memory settings will
be lost.
Inserting the Tape Cassette
Your label maker comes with one tape cassette. You can
purchase additional tape cassettes from your local
office supply retailer.
To insert the tape cassette
1. Lift the tape cassette cover to open the tape
compartment. See Figure 3.
2. Insert the cassette with the label facing up
Guideposts
and positioned between the guideposts.
3. Press firmly until cassette clicks into place.
See Figure 5.
4. Close the tape cassette cover.
Figure 3
Figure 4
Click!
Click!
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Figure 5
Using the Label Maker for the First Time
The first time you turn on the power, you are asked to select the language and units of
measure. These selections will remain set until you change them, or until the label maker is
reset. You can change these selections using the Settings key.
To set up the label maker
1. Press { to turn on the power.
2. Select the language and press }.
By default, the language is set to English. The language option you choose determines
the character set that is available.
3. Select inches or mm and press }.
4. Select the width of the tape cassette currently inserted in the label maker.
You are now ready to print your first label.
To print a label
1. Enter text to create a simple label.
2. Press G.
3. Select the number of copies.
4. Press } to print.
5. Press the cutter button to cut the label.
Congratulations! You printed your first label. Continue reading to learn more about the
options available for creating labels.
Getting to Know the Label Maker
Become familiar with the location of the feature and function keys on your label maker.
Refer to Figure 1. The following sections describe each feature in detail.
Power
The { button turns the power on and off. After two minutes of no activity, the power is
switched off automatically. The last label created is remembered and displayed when the
power is turned back on. The previously selected style settings are also restored.
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LCD Display
You can enter up to 99 characters and spaces. The display shows about thirteen characters
at a time. The number of characters displayed will vary due to proportional spacing.
With DYMO’s exclusive graphical display, most of the formatting you add is visible instantly.
For example, the italics and rounded border added to the text below is clearly displayed.
Feature indicators along the top of the LCD display appear black to let you know when a
feature is selected.
Format
The 2 key displays the Font Size, Clear Format, Mirror, Label Length, Alignment,
Underline, Borders, and Style submenus. These formatting features are described later in
this User Guide.
Insert
The 8 key allows you to insert symbols or saved text on your label. These features are
described later in this User Guide.
Settings
The I key displays the Language, Units, Label Width, and Contrast menu selections.
These features are described later in this User Guide.
CAPS Mode
The key toggles capitalization on and off. When CAPS mode is on, the CAPS mode
indicator is shown on the display and all letters that you enter will be capitalized. The
default setting is CAPS mode on. When CAPS mode is off, all letters appear in lower case.
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Num Lock
The
key provides access to the numbers located on some of the alphabetic keys. When
Num Lock mode is turned on, the Num Lock indicator is shown on the display and the
numbers 0 through 9 appear when you press the corresponding letter keys. Num Lock is
turned off by default.
Backspace
The 0 key removes the character to the left of the cursor.
Clear
The 6 key gives you a choice to clear all label text, just the text formatting, or both.
Navigation Keys
You can review and edit your label using the left and right arrow keys. You can also navigate
through menu selections using the up and down arrow keys, and then press } to make
a selection.
Cancel
The 7 key allows you to exit from a menu without making a selection or to cancel an action.
Formatting Your Label
You can choose from a number of formatting options to enhance the appearance of your labels.
Changing the Font Size
Six font sizes are available for your labels: Extra Small, Small, Medium, Large, Extra Large,
and Extra Extra Large. The font size you select applies to all characters on a label.
To set the font size
1. Press 2.
2. Select Font Size and press }.
3. Select the desired font size and press }.
The font size indicator on the display changes as you select font sizes.
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Adding Font Styles
You can choose from six different font styles:
AaBbCc
AaBbCc
AaBbCc
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Normal
Bold
Italic
Outline
Shadow
Vertical
The style you select applies to all characters. Styles can be used with alphanumeric
characters and some symbols.
To set the font style
1. Press 2.
2. Select Style and press }.
3. Select a font style and press }.
Adding Borders and Underline Styles
You can highlight your text by choosing a border or underline style.
≥
›
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∫
¢
Underline
Parchment
Square
Callout
Rounded
Edged
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Pointed
A label can be underlined or enclosed in a border, but not both together.
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Flowers
Crocodile
To add a border style
1. Press 2.
2. Select Borders and press }.
3. Select a border style and press }.
When using borders on two-line labels, both lines are enclosed in one border.
To add an underline
1. Press 2.
2. Select Underline and press }.
3. Press } again when the underlined text is shown in the display.
On two-line labels, both lines are underlined.
Creating Two-Line Labels
You can print a maximum of two lines on labels.
To create a two-line label
1. Type the text for the first line and press D.
A multi-line symbol ë is inserted at the end of the first line, but will not print on the
label.
2. Type the text for the second line.
3. Press G to print.
Aligning the Text
You can align the text to print centered, left justified, or right justified on the label. The
default alignment is centered.
To change the alignment
1. Press 2.
2. Select Alignment and press }.
3. Select right, left, or centered alignment and press }.
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Creating Fixed-Length Labels
Normally, the length of the label is determined by the length of the text. However, you can
choose to set the length of the label for a specific application. When you choose a fixed
label length, the label text is automatically resized to fit the label. If the text cannot be
adjusted to fit within the fixed label length, a message is displayed showing the smallest
possible label length for this text. You can choose a fixed length label up to 400 mm long.
To make your label a fixed length
1. Press the 2 key.
2. Select Label Length and press }.
3. Select Fixed and press }.
4. Select the length for your label and press }.
Using Mirror Text
The mirror format allows you to print text which reads from right to left, as you would see
it in a mirror.
To turn on mirror text
1. Press the 2 key.
2. Select Mirror and press }.
3. Select On and press }.
Using Symbols and Special Characters
Symbols, punctuation, and other special characters can be added to your labels.
Adding Symbols
The label maker supports the extended symbol set shown below.
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(Subscripts/Superscripts)
To insert a symbol
1. Press 8, select Symbols, and press }.
2. Select the symbol category and press }.
3. Use the left and right arrow keys to move to your desired symbol.
The left and right arrows move horizontally along a row of symbols. The up and down
arrow keys scroll vertically through the rows of symbol types.
4. When you locate the symbol, press } to add the symbol to your label.
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Adding Punctuation
You can quickly add punctuation using the punctuation shortcut key.
To insert punctuation
1. Press .
2. Select the punctuation mark you want and press }.
Using the Currency Key
You can quickly add a currency symbol using the currency shortcut key.
1. Press .
2. Select the currency symbol you want and press }.
Adding International Characters
The label maker supports the extended Latin character set using RACE technology.
After pressing the key, repeatedly pressing a letter scrolls through the available
variations of that letter.
For example, if French is selected as the language and you press the letter a, you will see
a à â æ and so on through all the variations available. The character variations and the
order in which the variations appear depend on the language you use.
To add accented characters
1. Press . The accented character indicator is shown on the display.
2. Press an alpha character. The accent variations are displayed.
3. When the desired accented character appears, wait a few seconds for the cursor to move
beyond the character to continue entering text.
Printing Options
You can preview your label, print multiple labels, and adjust the printing contrast.
Previewing Your Label
You can preview the text or format of your label prior to printing. A two-line label is
previewed as a single-line label with a line break character between the two lines.
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To preview your label
• Press 5.
The label length is displayed, then the text of the label scrolls across the display.
Printing Multiple Labels
Each time you print, you are asked how many copies to print. You can print up to ten copies
at one time.
To print multiple labels
1. Press G.
2. Select the number of copies to print.
3. Press }.
When printing is finished, the number of copies to print returns to the default value of 1.
Adjusting the Print Contrast
You can adjust the print contrast to fine tune the print quality of your label.
To set the contrast
1. Press I.
2. Select Contrast and press }.
3. Use the arrow keys to select a contrast setting between 1 (less contrast) and 5 (more
contrast), and press }.
Using the Label Maker Memory
The label maker has a powerful memory feature that allows you to save the text of up to
nine frequently-used labels. You can recall saved labels and insert saved text into a label.
Saving a Label
You can save up to nine frequently-used labels. When you save a label, the text and all
formatting are saved.
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To save the current label
1. Press 3.
The first available memory location is displayed. Use the arrow keys to move through the
locations. You can store new text in any of the memory locations.
2. Select a memory location and press }.
Your label text is saved and you are returned to the label.
Opening Saved Labels
You can easily open labels saved in memory to use at a later time.
To open saved labels
1. Press 4.
A message is displayed to confirm you want to overwrite the current label.
2. Press }.
The first memory location is displayed.
3. Use the arrow keys to select a label to open and press }.
To clear a memory location, first select a memory location and then press Clear.
Inserting Saved Text
You can insert the text of a saved label into the current label. Only the saved text is
inserted, not the formatting.
To insert saved text
1. Position the cursor at the location in the current label where you want to insert the text.
2. Press 8.
The first memory location is displayed.
3. Use the arrow keys to select the text you want to insert.
4. Press }. The text is inserted in the current label.
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Caring for Your Label Maker
Print head
Your label maker is designed to give you long and
Cutter
button
trouble-free service, while requiring very little
maintenance. Clean your label maker from time to time
to keep it working properly. Clean the cutter blade each
time you replace the tape cassette.
To clean the cutter blade
1. Remove the tape cassette.
Figure 6
2. Press and hold down the cutter button to expose the cutter
blade. See Figure 6.
3. Use a cotton ball and alcohol to clean both sides of the blade.
To clean the print head
1. Remove the tape cassette.
2. Remove the cleaning tool from inside the label compartment cover.
If you do not have a cleaning tool, contact DYMO Customer Care
(http://support.dymo.com).
3. Gently wipe the padded side of the tool across the print head. See Figure 6.
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Troubleshooting
Review the following possible solutions if you encounter a problem while using your label
maker.
Problem/Error Message
Solution
No display
• Ensure the label maker is turned on.
• Replace discharged batteries.
Poor Print Quality
• Replace batteries or attach power adapter.
• Set Contrast to higher level.
See Adjusting the Print Contrast.
• Ensure tape cassette is installed properly.
• Clean the print head.
• Replace the tape cassette.
Poor Cutter Performance
Clean the cutter blade.
See Caring for Your Label Maker.
Printing . . .
No action required. Message disappears when printing
is finished.
Too many characters
Exceeded maximum number of characters
Delete some or all of the text.
Too many lines
Exceed maximum number of lines
• Delete a line to fit on the tape width.
• Insert a wider tape cassette.
Replace batteries or connect AC power adapter.
Batteries almost discharged
Tape Jam
Motor is stalled due to label jam
• Remove jammed label; replace tape cassette.
• Clean cutter blade.
If you still need assistance, contact DYMO Customer Support. See Contacting Customer
Support at the back of this User Guide to locate the contact number for your country.
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DYMO D1 Label Cassettes
Width:
Length:
6 mm
7m
S0720770
9 mm
7m
S0720670
12 mm
7m
S0720500
Blue/Clear
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S0720510
Red/Clear
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S0720520
Black/White
S0720780
S0720680
S0720530
Blue/White
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S0720690
S0720540
Red/White
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S0720700
S0720550
Black/Blue
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S0720710
S0720560
Black/Red
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S0720720
S0720570
Black/Yellow
S0720790
S0720730
S0720580
Black/Green
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S0720740
S0720590
White/Clear
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S0720600
White/Black
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S0720610
Width:
Length:
Flexible labels for
curved surfaces
Width:
Length:
Permanent Labels
6 mm
3,5 m
9 mm
3,5 m
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12 mm
3,5 m
S0718040
6 mm
5,5 m
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9 mm
5,5 m
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12 mm
5,5 m
S0718060
AUS Adapter
40078
Black/Clear
43610
43613
43618
40910
40913
40914
40915
40916
40917
40918
40919
45010
45011
45012
45013
45014
45015
45016
45017
45018
45019
45020
45021
16957
16959
Power Adapter
UK Adapter
S0721430 / 40075
European Adapter
S0721440 / 40076
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We welcome your feedback.
Send us your comments or suggestions about our user guides. Please include the following
information with your feedback:
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Send email messages to: documentation@dymo.com.
Please keep in mind that this email address is only for documentation feedback. If you have
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Environmental Information
The equipment that you have bought requires the extraction and use of natural resources
for its production. It may contain substances that are hazardous to health and the
environment.
In order to avoid the dissemination of those substances in our environment, and to diminish
the pressure on natural resources, we encourage you to use the appropriate take-back
systems. These systems will reuse or recycle most of the materials of your end-of-life
equipment in an environmentally sound way.
The crossed-bin symbol marked on your device indicates you should use these systems.
If you need more information on the collection, reuse, and recycling of this product, please
contact your local or regional waste administration.
You can also contact us for more information on the environmental performance of our
products.
This product is CE marked in accordance with the EMC directive and the low voltage directive and is designed to conform with the
following international standards:
US FCC Class B Compatibility
Safety - UL, CUL, TUV, CE, T-Mark, SAA, BABT, C-Tick
EMC - EMI Compatibility
EN 55022; EN 61000 (+ addendums)
RoHS 2002/95/EC
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