TT130SMC THERMAL TRANSFER PRINTER
Quick Start Guide
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Operations Overview
Unpacking and Inspection
This printer has been specially packaged to withstand damage during shipping.
Please carefully inspect the packaging and printer upon receiving the bar code printer.
Please retain the packaging materials in case you need to reship the printer.
Unpacking the printer, the following items are included in the carton.
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One printer unit
One Windows USB Key Drive for Drivers / Manuals.
One quick installation guide
One power cord
One auto switching power supply
One USB interface cable
One printer caddy
One cardboard take up roll
If any parts are missing, please contact HellermannTyton Support: 1.800.537.1512
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Printer Overview
Front View
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1. Ribbon access cover
2. Top cover open lever
3. LED indicator
4. Feed button
5. SD card socket
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Interior View
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Rear View
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1. Power switch
2. Power jack socket
3. USB interface
4. Ethernet switch
5. Fan-fold paper entrance chute
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Setup
Setting Up the Printer
1. Place the printer on a flat, secure surface.
2. Make sure the power switch is off.
3. Plug the power cord into the AC power cord socket at the rear of the printer, and
then plug the power cord into a properly grounded power outlet.
4. Connect the provided USB cable to the printer and then connect to your computer.
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Open the Top Cover
1. Open the printer top cover by pulling the tabs located on each side towards the
front of the printer, then lift the top cover to the maximum open angle.
2. A top cover support at the right rear of the printer will engage with lower inner
cover to hold the printer top cover open.
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Load the Ribbon
(TT230SMC shown, SAME PROCESS for TT130SMC)
1. Open the printer’s top cover by pulling the top cover open levers located on each
side of the printer and lifting the top cover to the maximum open angle.
2. Open the ribbon access cover.
Note:
1. In normal printing mode, ribbon access cover can be opened while opens the top cover.
Ribbon access cover can be closed while top cover is open or close.
2. In peeler and cutter mode, please open the top cover then the ribbon access cover can be
opened or closed.
3. Insert the paper core right side onto the rewind hub. Align the notches on the left
side and mount onto the spokes.
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4. Insert the ribbon right side onto the supply hub. Align the notches on the left side and
mount onto the spokes.
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5. Stick the ribbon onto the ribbon
rewind paper core.
6. Turn the ribbon rewind gear until the ribbon plastic leader is
thoroughly wound and the black section of the ribbon covers the print head. Then close the
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ribbon access cover and the top cover.
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Loading Labels
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(2.)
(3.)
(4.)
Separate Green Guides and lock to side
Install labels on Caddy
Feed labels as shown
Adjust the label guides
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(2)
(3)
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(4.)
Adjust the label guides using the small gear to the right side. The
label stock should fit between the two guides, but not too tightly.
Stock should move easily between the guides.
Correct Setup Shown Below
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Close the Cover
Hold the top cover and press the top cover support (push inwards) to disengage the
top cover support with lower inner cover; gently close the top cover.
Turn on power to the printer.
The light on the top of the printer, located by the “Feed” button should turn
green.
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You’ve successfully completed the physical printer setup!
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Let’s install the printer drivers on the next page…
Installing the printer drivers
Plug your USB stick into a separate port on your computer;
this stick contains your printer driver.
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SELECT “Open folder to view files”
ACCESS THE FILES ON THE USB STICK
DOUBLE CLICK ON 7.3.4 file TO OPEN THE DRIVER INSTALLER
May be slightly different depending on date of release
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CLICK ON I accept and Next
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Next
Click on Finish
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Ensure that “Install printer drivers” is selected and click on NEXT.
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Select the TT130SMC
Click on Next.
Select or highlight USB001 and click NEXT
The default printer name is TT130SMC
Click Next.
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Click FINISH and your printer driver should be ready to
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use!
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