FormsPro 4600 Series Quick Setup Instructions

FormsPro 4600 Series Quick Setup Instructions
FormsPro 5000 Series Quick Setup Instructions
Drivers, User Manuals, and SW Utilities available @ www.printek.com
1
Unpack the Printer: Remove all packing materials, and place on a solid, flat surface. –– Connect the power and host interface cables. –– Turn the Printer On
2
A
Install the Ribbon – Move the paper to the park
position. Open the printer top cover.
D
Remove the used cassette.
G
B
Cautiously slide the print head carriage to the left stop
(viewed from the printer front).
WARNING: Let printhead cool if necessary.
E
C
Move the colored friction tabs on the right and on the left
into the direction of the respective arrows shown in the
figure and raise the friction mechanism.
F
Raise the colored insertion tongue A.
H
Remove the colored protections A and B.
Slightly tilt the ribbon cassette forwards and thread in the
ribbon between the colored insertion tongue and the ribbon
support (transparent plastic plate).
Align and insert the cassette into the guides on the left and
right, then press down until it clicks into place.
I
Press down the colored insertion tongue A.
Insert the colored tension knob into one of the two
locations.
Turn the tension knob in direction of the arrow to take up
slack in the ribbon until it is seated correctly at the bottom
in the ribbon support. WARNING: Remove the knob.
J
Move the print head carriage back and forth several times. If
the ribbon is correctly seated, there must be no perceptible
resistance. NOTE: Ribbon cassette should be on the right.
Insert the colored ribbon tension knob into the right-hand
front location of the new ribbon cassette. Turn the knob in
the direction of the arrow in order to take up slack of the
ribbon.
K
Press the friction mechanism down until it clicks into place.
Close the top cover.
3
C
B
A
Open the colored latch lever of the right-hand tractor
and align it to the paper width.
Load Paper – Raise the front cover.
Open the colored latch lever and align the tractor so
that the first printing position on the paper matches
the X mark on the printer housing.
Remove the bottom cover A.
Insert the fanfold paper into the right-hand tractor.
Make sure that it is inserted by the same length as on
the left-hand tractor in or der to avoid any paper jam.
Lock the colored lever again.
Open the right and left tractor flaps.
Place fanfold paper into the left-hand tractor.
Close the tractor flap and lock the tractor by turning the
tractor lever to the rear.
CAUTION: Do not tension the paper excessively to
avoid tearing the perforation holes; do not allow
excessive slack since in this case the paper will bulge
and there may be problems in the feeding process.
D
E
Lower the front cover. Switch the printer on. The active paper source (Tractor 1)
appears in the display. The display alternates between…
And…
Make sure to align the paper stack in parallel with the printer and that the paper flow is
unobstructed.
The paper is automatically loaded when the printer is in online mode and
receives data from the computer.
Note: For FormsPro 5002 printers, see additional included instruction Part
Number 7621 for paper loading.
4
Review the configuration settings described on the next page. When complete, press the “Online” button to allow the printer to receive data and begin printing.
Part Number 7618 Rev. A
FormsPro 5000 Series Setup Menu Reference
LCD Control Panel Display Function View
The LC Display details all the important printer settings and which functions are currently
assigned to which keys. Example below:
The upper line indicates that the printer is either in Online or Offline mode.
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The example below displays the printer’s status as in the Online mode.
The selected paper path is Trac 1
The function is Tear indicating that key function is currently active in manual
mode.
Once changes have been made and saved, press Online to return to the main
menu.
Select Setup to access Online MENU (Primary) and to change printer configurations.
Control Panel
There are three levels to make Configuration changes through the FP5000 control panel:
Setup
Primary Menu
Sub-Menu
1.
Press Setup to access any of the Primary Menus:
a) Form
b) Adjust
c) Paperway
d) Char
2.
3.
4.
5.
Example: Select Form to access Sub-Menus
Select Next until you see the Sub-Menu where you will make change settings.
Make your changes in the Sub-Menu.
Then save the changes by pressing Set. When you have made your changes, press
Setup.
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Default Configuration Settings
NAME
FORM_0
Font
CPI
LPI
Skip
ESCChar
Emulate
Bidir
CG-Tab
CharSet
Country
SI.Zero
Auto-CR
Auto-LF
AutoTear
Width
LeftMrg
RightMrg
Paphand
Barcode
Barmode
Draft
10 CPI
6 LPI
0.0Inch
ESC
Epson LQ-2550
On
Graphic
Extended
E-US ASCII
Off
On
Off
Tear=1s
13.6Inch
0/10”
136/10”
On
Off
Unsecured
Form1
Formlen
Head
FormAdj
From2
Formlen
Head
FormAdj
*
Letter 11”
18
12/72”
Interf.
Buffer
CX-bid
Form
ColorOpt
TearAdj Form1
TearAdj Form2
AutoASF
AutoFRM
Quitm.
AGA
AGA offset
Pap.back
PMS
APW
AED
Sound
Single
FFmode
Wrap
Rightzo
Leftzon
Head up
Pagewid
Physlm
Hvy Form
Sleepmod
BarTop
LCPtop
Ignore
FFaftLC
GrSpeed
Jobcntl
Shared
128 KB
On
3
Not Installed
0/72”
0/72”
Off
Off
Off
On
0
Normal
Low
Off
On
On
Off
On
On
Off
Off
Off
136/10”
0/10”
Off
On
Off
Off
Off
On
High
Off
Printer Path Flow: Sub Menu Chart
Letter 11”
18
12/72”
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