USER'S GUIDE
Thermal Printer
MP-B20 SERIES
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MP-B20 SERIES THERMAL PRINTER USER'S GUIDE
Rev.01
April 2017
Copyright 2017 by Seiko Instruments Inc.
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Applicable EC Directive and Standards
Product:
Directive:
1999/5/EC
2011/65/EU
Thermal Printer MP-B20
Title
EC Radio and Telecommunications Terminal Equipment Directive
Restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances (RoHS) Directive
Standards
EN 301 489-1
EN 301 489-17
EN 300 328
EN 60950-1
EN 55032 Class A
EN 55024
EN 50581
This product may be used in following all EU and EFTA countries:
EU
Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia,
Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania,
Luxembourg, Malta, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia,
Spain, Sweden, Netherlands, United Kingdom
EFTA
Iceland, Norway, Switzerland, Liechtenstein
Federal Communications Commission (FCC) compliance statement
NOTE: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class A digital device, pursuant to part 15
of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference when the
equipment is operated in a commercial environment. This equipment generates uses and can radiate radio frequency
energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instruction manual, may cause harmful interference to radio
communications. Operation of this equipment in a residential area is likely to cause harmful interference in which case the
user will be required to correct the interference at his own expense.
The changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s
authority to operate the device.
Industry Canada (IC) compliance statement
This device complies with Industry Canada’s licence-exempt RSSs. Operation is subject to the following two conditions:
(1) This device may not cause interference; and
(2) This device must accept any interference, including interference that may cause undesired operation of the device.
RF exposure compliance
This transmitter must not be co-located or operating in conjunction with any other antenna or transmitter.
contains FCC ID: SQK-MBH7BTZXXC2
contains IC: 337L-MBH7BTZXXC2
1. INTRODUCTION
This manual describes how to handle MP-B20 thermal printer (hereinafter referred to as the printer),
cradle CDL-B01K-1 (hereinafter referred to as the cradle) and battery pack BP-B0326-A1 (hereinafter
referred to as the battery pack).
Read through the "2 SAFETY PRECAUTIONS" and "3 OPERATING PRECAUTIONS" carefully before
using the printer, and handle it safely and properly.
Keep this manual in a place where it can be accessed quickly.
See "MP-B20 SERIES THERMAL PRINTER TECHNICAL REFERENCE" for more detailed function and
specifications on the printer.
This manual consists of the following sections.
1.
INTRODUCTION ........................................................................................................... 1
2.
SAFETY PRECAUTIONS .............................................................................................. 2
3.
OPERATING PRECAUTIONS....................................................................................... 6
4.
PREPARATION.............................................................................................................. 9
5.
IDENTIFYING THE MODEL TYPE ............................................................................. 11
6.
EACH PART OF PRINTER..........................................................................................12
7.
LED DISPLAY OF PRINTER .......................................................................................14
8.
CHARGING BATTERY PACK .....................................................................................17
9.
THERMAL PAPER SETTING ......................................................................................22
10. TEST PRINT ................................................................................................................26
11. FUNCTION SETTING .................................................................................................28
12. CONNECTING TO THE HOST DEVICE .....................................................................31
13. ATTACHING / DETACHING BELT CLIP .....................................................................33
14. ATTACHING CRADLE .................................................................................................34
15. REPLACING BATTERY PACK ....................................................................................36
16. PRINTER MAINTENANCE..........................................................................................38
17. TROUBLESHOOTING ................................................................................................39
18. SPECIFICATION .........................................................................................................40
19. ACCESSORIES AND CONSUMABLE PARTS ...........................................................42
20. MS SETTINGS LIST ....................................................................................................43
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2. SAFETY PRECAUTIONS
In this SAFETY PRECAUTIONS, the following symbols are used to ensure safe and proper use of
products and prevent from damaging devices.
WARNING
Failure to follow the instructions marked with this symbol could
result in severe personal injury or death.
CAUTION
Failure to follow the instructions marked with this symbol could
result in minor personal injury or property damage.
 About symbols
The symbol indicates information which you should pay attention to (including danger
and warnings).
The symbol indicates information about prohibited procedures.
indicates "Disassembly is prohibited."
The symbol indicates information about obligated or instructed procedures.
indicates "Unplug the USB cable from the printer."
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OPERATING PRECAUTIONS
The "products" shall collectively mean the printer, cradle, battery pack and USB cable.
WARNING
Never attempt the followings. Failure to follow the instructions leads to fire, electric shock, or accident.
DO NOT disassemble or reconstruct the products.
Take care not to spill liquid on the products.
DO NOT touch the products with wet hand.
DO NOT insert any foreign objects such as a piece of metal or any liquid into the products.
Keep the terminal of the products away from dust and metal objects.
DO NOT touch the terminal of the products.
To avoid short circuits, prevent terminals of the products from touching any conductor such as
metal.
Use the printer only with specified battery pack. If use battery packs other than our specified
product, it may cause leakage, overheating, explosion or fire.
Be sure to charge the battery pack under the specified temperature range. Otherwise, it may
cause leakage, overheating, explosion or fire.
DO NOT expose the printer in a fire and heat it.
To avoid liquid leakage, overheat, rapture or fire, DO NOT leave the printer under high
temperature conditions such as in scorching heat, inside a car, or near a fire. It may cause
leakage, overheating, explosion or fire.
DO NOT apply strong impact to the printer with a hammer or a nail, and DO NOT crush it.
DO NOT print out during a vehicle driving. Ejected thermal paper may hinder a vehicle driving.
Be sure to observe the following instructions. Failure to follow the instructions may lead fire, electric shock,
or accident.
Be sure to use only in countries where the products meet the regulations.
Using non-compliant products may endanger the safety of products or be considered against
regulations.
Make sure to turn off the printer when installing / removing the battery pack.
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Procedures to take when in trouble
Follow the instructions in the following cases. Failure to follow the instructions may lead fire, electric shock,
or accident.
Turn off the printer, and unplug the USB cable from the printer in any of the following cases. And
then, remove the battery pack from the printer.
◆
Abnormal status continues.
◆
The products are giving off an unusual smell, smoke, excessive heat or unusual noise.
◆
A piece of metal, water or other foreign objects get into the products.
◆ Case is broken.
DO NOT use a damaged USB cable.
In any of the following cases, remove the battery pack from the printer. Then, stop using the
battery pack and never put it close to fire.
◆
The battery pack is giving off an unusual smell, smoke or excessive heat.
◆
Case is broken.
◆ Liquid is leaking.
When leaking liquid from battery pack gets into eyes, flush them immediately with clean water and
see a doctor immediately.
Otherwise it may cause vision loss.
When leaking liquid from battery pack contacts your skin or clothing, flush them immediately with
clean water.
For wireless communication
Observe the following instructions.
Always turn off the printer in the area or region where its use is prohibited such as on the airplane.
The printer may affect medical or other electronic devices. Obtain information and data
concerning influence due to radio interference from the respective manufacturers or dealers.
CAUTION
Observe the following instructions. Failure to follow the instructions may lead fire, electric shock, or
accident.
Turn off the products when not in use for a long time or before maintenance.
DO NOT use or store the products in the following locations:
◆
Locations exposed to direct sunlight or high temperature such as in a car.
◆
Locations exposed to high humidity, a lot of dust, and liquid.
◆ Locations subject to strong vibration or unstable locations.
DO NOT cover the products with cloth when in use.
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NEVER touch the thermal head immediately after printing because it may get hot. Be sure to allow
it to cool down before clearing a paper jam or cleaning its head.
The printer has two paper cutters on the paper outlet: one is on the printer side, and the other is
on the paper cover side. DO NOT touch the cutter. Especially, make sure not to touch the exposed
cutter while the printer cover is open.
Keep loose objects such as long hair away from the printer while the printer operates. When they
fall into the printer, it may cause personal injury or damage the printer.
To prevent the battery pack from dropping off, be sure to install and fix the battery pack securely to
the printer. Dropped battery pack may cause personal injury or malfunction.
Keep the products away from the children.
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3. OPERATING PRECAUTIONS
Be careful of the following precautions and use the products properly in order to deliver and maintain the
full performance of the products.
 Using the Products
Precautions for using conditions
◆
Be careful not to drop or bump the products on a hard surface.
◆
DO NOT install the products in direct sunlight.
◆
Be careful about the ambient temperature and humidity.
Suitable environment for the use of the products is as follows:
Range of the temperature
Range of the humidity
Printing
14°F to 122°F
30%RH to 85%RH
(-10°C to 50°C)
(Non condensing)
Charging
32°F to 104°F
30%RH to 75%RH
(0°C to 40°C)
(Non condensing)
See "MP-B20 SERIES THERMAL PRINTER TECHNICAL REFERENCE" for the certifiable
humidity range at each temperature.
◆
DO NOT install the products near devices that generate strong electromagnetic fields such as a
copy machine motor.
◆
DO NOT install the products in a location that is subject to corrosive gas or siloxane and so on.
Precautions when using or driving
◆
DO NOT print without the thermal paper.
◆
DO NOT use two or more thermal papers which are taped together.
◆
NEVER pull out the thermal paper when the thermal paper is set.
◆
DO NOT open the paper cover during printing.
◆
DO NOT touch the thermal paper during printing. Covering the paper outlet or pulling out the
thermal paper when ejecting may cause a paper jam, a line feed failure.
◆
DO NOT connect or disconnect the USB cable during printing or transmission.
DO NOT touch the USB cable plug during printing.
◆
When handling the printer, be aware of static electricity. When the static electricity is discharged,
this could cause a USB interface failure.
When this problem occurs, disconnect the USB cable plug that is connected to the printer from the
host device, and wait a few seconds before connecting it again.
◆
DO NOT use the thermal head when it is wet. Doing so may damage the printer.
◆
Using the printer under low temperature environment or printing at a high print ratio might cause
unclear printing or generate loud sound. This is not a failure in the printer, but an inherent paper
phenomenon.
◆
Continuous printing with high print ratio might cause temporarily stop printing by temperature
detection of the printer. Printing resumes when the printer's temperature cools down. When this
error occurs and "Data discarding when error occurs" in the Function Setting is "Enabled", the
transmitted printing data while this error occurs is discarded.
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◆
When the battery pack is used at low temperature, the operating time of the printer can be used
may be shortened.
◆
The indicator of battery remaining capacity displayed in POWER LED is for reference. The battery
level may be changed depending on the printer operation, so charge the battery pack before the
battery becomes low.
◆
The battery pack should be charged at 32°F to 104°F (0°C to 40°C).
◆
The charging time depends on the ambient temperature and the voltage level of the battery pack.
◆
The battery pack may get hot when in use. This is normal and is not a malfunction.
◆
Be sure to fix the printer to the cradle when using the printer as a stand-alone type.
◆
Always use the specified thermal paper. See "19 ACCESSORIES AND CONSUMABLE PARTS" for
details.
◆
DO NOT touch the thermal head directly. Doing so may result in poor printing quality due to the dirt
or damage by the static electricity.
◆
NEVER touch the portions such as the thermal head, the paper sensor or the platen roller directly
while opening the paper cover to install the thermal paper. Doing so may cause injury or other
accidents.
◆
The printer has two paper cutters on the paper outlet: one is on the printer side, and the other is on
the paper cover side.
DO NOT touch the cutter. Especially, make sure not to touch the exposed cutter while the printer
cover is open.
◆
Be careful not to get your fingers or hands caught in the printer when opening or closing the paper
cover.
◆
DO NOT drop or insert any foreign objects such as a clip, a pin, or a screw in the internal parts or
slot of the products.
◆
DO NOT drop any liquid or spray a solvent to the products.
◆
NEVER push the switch on the operation panel using sharp object such as pen tip.
◆
Make sure not to injure your body or other objects by the plate edge.
◆
When something goes wrong with the printer, stop use of the printer immediately and remove the
battery pack.
◆
NEVER disassemble the printer without a serviceman.
Precautions for Wireless communication
◆
When using Bluetooth interface, the communication may become unstable due to the influence
from any external radio waves. This is the specification of Bluetooth for wireless communication
standard.
◆
Bluetooth interface uses 2.4GHz frequency range. So if these models are used around any
equipment with the same frequency range such as wireless equipment or microwave oven, radio
frequency interference may occur and the communication may become unstable. When it happens,
turn off the interfering equipment or increase the distance. In addition, shorten the distance
between the host device and the printer.
Precautions for maintenance
◆
Clean the printer case using soft, lint-free cloth. DO NOT use alcohol or other solvent.
◆
Before using, always clean the terminals using a dry, soft, lint-free cloth. When the terminals are
dirty, it may cause contact failure.
◆
When cleaning the thermal head, wipe the thermal head with a cotton swab or other soft material.
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Precautions for storing
◆
Turn off the printer when not in use.
In addition, when the printer is not used for a long time,
・Set thermal paper to protect the platen.
・Avoid storing the printer for long time with fully charged condition as much as possible because it
may shorten life span of the battery pack.
 Thermal Paper Handling
◆
Store the thermal paper in a cool, dry, and dark place.
◆
DO NOT rub the thermal paper with hard objects.
◆
DO NOT leave the thermal paper near organic solvents.
◆
DO NOT allow plastic film, erasers, or adhesive tape to touch the thermal paper for long periods.
◆
DO NOT stack the thermal paper with diazo copies immediately after copying.
◆
DO NOT use chemical glue.
 Precautions on Discarding
When discarding used printers, discard them according to the disposal regulations and rules of each
respective district.
 Notations
The following two types of notations are used throughout this manual to denote "2 SAFETY
PRECAUTIONS" and items to remember:
NOTE
◆ Operating Precautions
This box contains items that, when not followed, may lead to a malfunction or to a deterioration of
performance.
HINT
• Items to Remember
This box contains helpful hints to remember when using the printer.
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4. PREPARATION
Make sure that the printer and its accessories are contained.
Keep the package and packing materials for future transportation or long-term storage.
Printer
(Installed battery pack)
Sample thermal paper
USB Cable
Quick Start Guide
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Safety Precautions: 1 set
(3 sheets)
The available accessories are shown below.
See "18 SPECIFICATION" "19 ACCESSORIES AND CONSUMABLE PARTS", and be sure to purchase
our specified products listed on these references.
Cradle
*1:
*2:
Battery Pack*1
It is installed in the printer at the factory shipment.
It is included with the printer at the factory shipment.
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*2
USB Cable
5. IDENTIFYING THE MODEL TYPE
The printer model is identified as follows:
MP-B20-x02JK1
Series Name
Interface
B: Bluetooth + USB
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6. EACH PART OF PRINTER
8
4
3
9
2
1
7
5
9a
12
11
13
9b
6
10
14
15
Each Part of Printer
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1 POWER Switch
9 Paper outlet
The POWER Switch turns the printer on or off.
The POWER LED lights when turning on the
printer. To turn off the printer, hold down the
switch for longer than 1 second.
Thermal paper is ejected from here. Two paper
cutters are installed: one is on the printer side,
and the other is on the paper cover side (9a, 9b).
DO NOT touch these paper cutters.
2 FEED Switch
10 Paper holder
The FEED Switch operates paper feed. When
holding down the switch for a few seconds, the
printer feeds the thermal paper continuously for
the period of held.
The paper holder holds the thermal paper.
11 Thermal head
The thermal head prints data on the thermal
paper. DO NOT touch the thermal head
immediately after printing because it may get hot.
3 ERROR LED
The ERROR LED lights when something is
wrong with the printer. For more details, see "7
LED DISPLAY OF PRINTER".
12 Platen
The platen brings the thermal paper into contact
with the thermal head. The platen is turned to
feed the paper.
4 POWER LED
The POWER LED lights when turning on the
printer. For more details, see "7 LED DISPLAY
OF PRINTER".
13 Paper sensor
5
The sensor detects thermal paper existence.
Charging terminal
The terminal is for charging the battery pack by
using the optional cradle. DO NOT touch this
charging terminal.
14 Battery cover
6
The cover is opened when replacing the battery
pack. For more details, see "15 REPLACING
BATTERY PACK".
USB connector
This connector is for charging without the cradle,
or using USB interface.
15 Belt clip
The belt clip is used for hooking it to your belt to
carry the printer.
7 Paper cover open button
The button is for opening the paper cover.
8 Paper cover
The platen is released from the thermal paper
when opening this cover. Open this cover to
replace the thermal paper or to clean the thermal
head.
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7. LED DISPLAY OF PRINTER
 LED Display of Printer
The ERROR LED and POWER LED show the printer status.
Table 7-1 Printer Status
ERROR LED
Description
Printer Status
Color
Lighting
Pattern
Color
Lighting
Pattern
-
Off
-
Off
Battery remaining
capacity:
Full
Green
On
Battery remaining
capacity:
Middle
Green
Blink-6
Orange
Blink-6
Voltage error
Orange
Blink-3
Battery temperature
error
Orange
Blink-4
Charging battery
temperature error
Orange
Blink-5
Charging
Orange
On
Power off
Power
status
Error
status
Power
on
Battery remaining
capacity:
Low
Display "Error status"
Output buffer full
Orange
Blink-6
Out-of-paper error
Orange
Blink-1
Head temperature error
Orange
Blink-2
Hardware error
-
Off
Red
Blink-4
Battery hardware error
-
Off
Red
Blink-5
Orange
On
Green
On
Rewriting FLASH memory
-
Off
Green
Blink-2
Rewriting firmware*2
-
Off
Green /
Orange
Blink-5
Orange
On
Orange
On
-
Off
Green
Blink-5
Initializing
*1
Operating
mode
Function setting mode
*3
In paring mode
*1:
*2:
*3:
POWER LED
Since rewriting FLASH memory, do not turn off the printer while this mode is displayed.
Since rewriting firmware, do not turn off the printer while this mode is displayed.
Only when its Inquiry Response in the Function Setting is set to "Pairing Mode".
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Display "Power status"
Table 7-2 Blink Pattern
Status
Blink-1
Pattern
0.3s
0.7s
0.1s
0.7s
Blink-2
0.1s
Blink-3
0.2s
0.3s
0.1s
0.3s
Blink-4
0.1s
0.1s
Blink-5
0.1s
Blink-6
0.7s
0.3s
Table 7-3 Guide of Battery Remaining Capacity
Battery Pack Status
Battery Remaining Capacity
Battery remaining capacity: Full
Approx. 80%
Battery remaining capacity: Middle
*
Battery remaining capacity: Low
Approx. 40%
Approx. 10%
*: Charge battery as soon as possible. If not so, printing may be stopped depending on print contents.
HINT
• The indicator of battery remaining capacity displayed in POWER LED is for reference.
The battery level may be changed depending on the printer operation, so charge the
battery pack before the battery becomes low.
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 Error and Recovery Procedure
When an error occurs, the printer stops printing operation. However, the data receiving is enabled. The
table below lists errors and their recovery procedures.
Table 7-4 Error and Recovery Procedure
*
Error
Detail
Recovery Procedure
Output buffer full
Output buffer of the printer is Read response data from the
full.
host device.
Out-of-paper error
No thermal paper.
Head temperature
error
Priority
ERROR POWER
1
-
Open the paper cover, set a
thermal paper, and then close it.
2
-
The thermal head
temperature becomes
outside the range of
operating temperature.
The printer automatically
recovers when thermal head
temperature becomes inside
operating temperature.
Wait for a while in the place
where ambient temperature is
14°F to 122°F (-10°C to 50°C).
3
-
Voltage error
The voltage of the battery
pack becomes outside the
range.
Charge the battery pack.
-
1
Charging battery
temperature error
The printer suspends
charging because the
battery pack temperature
becomes outside the range
of operating temperature
(charging).
The printer automatically restarts
charging when the battery
temperature becomes inside
operating temperature
(charging).
Wait for a while in the place
where ambient temperature is
32°F to 104°F (0°C to 40°C).
-
2
Battery temperature
error
The battery pack
temperature becomes
outside the range of
operating temperature
(printing).
The printer automatically
recovers when the battery pack
temperature becomes inside the
range of operating temperature
(printing).
Wait for a while in the place
where ambient temperature is
14°F to 122°F (-10°C to 50°C).
-
3
Hardware error
Abnormality in the thermal
head or the circuit board
Recovery is not possible.
Request for repair.
4
4
Abnormality in the battery
pack
Remove the battery pack from
the printer and install again.
When the terminals are dirty,
clean the terminals using a dry,
soft, lint-free cloth.
If the problem is unsolved,
change the battery pack.
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5
Battery hardware
error
*:
This indicates the priority when the multiple errors occur simultaneously. The bigger number indicates higher priority.
For example, when "Output buffer full" and "Out-of-paper" occur simultaneously, the ERROR LED displays "Out-of-paper"
based on the priority.
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8. CHARGING BATTERY PACK
The battery pack can be charged using the printer or the cradle.
When a battery remaining capacity falls down the battery remaining capacity: Middle or less, restarts to
charge automatically.
This battery pack does not need to be used up or discharged before charging.
For the battery remaining capacity and the error status, see "7 LED DISPLAY OF PRINTER".
 Charging by Printer
Connecting the USB cable to the printer, the battery pack installed in the printer can be charged.
1.
Open the cover of the USB connector on the printer, and connect the USB cable plug to the USB
connector as shown in the Figure 8-1.
Figure 8-1 Printer and USB Cable Connection
2.
Connect the other side of USB cable plug to the USB port of your PC or your USB battery charger.
3.
The printer is automatically turned on when the printer is off.
After POWER LED displays the battery remaining capacity for approximate 3 seconds, POWER
LED changes to orange, and then charging starts.
During charging, POWER LED lights on orange.
4.
The charging is successfully complete to full charge, the printer goes into one of the following
status.
• The printer is off at the start of charging:
The printer is automatically turned off.
• When the printer is on at the start of charging, or the printer is operated during charging:
The POWER LED changes to green.
• When an error occurs during charging:
LED displays that error status.
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NOTE
◆ DO NOT remove the battery pack during charging.
◆ The battery pack should be charged at 32°F to 104°F (0°C to 40°C).
HINT
• The printer can print or receive data while charging.
During printing, POWER LED displays the battery remaining capacity continuously and
the printer pauses to charge.
After printing is completed, the printer restarts charging, and the POWER LED changes
to orange.
In case that the printer performs printing or receiving data during charging, the printer is
not automatically turned off.
• To stop charging, press the power switch to turn off the printer.
To charge the battery pack again, disconnect the USB cable from the printer, and
connect again.
• The charging time depends on the ambient temperature and the voltage level of the
battery pack.
• This product supports USB BC1.2 (USB Battery Charging Specification 1.2).
The time for charging the battery from empty to full is about 4.5 hours using USB BC1.2
enabled PC or USB battery charger, or about 8 hours using USB BC1.2 disabled PC.
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 Charging by Cradle
Using the cradle, the battery pack installed in the printer can be charged.
See "14 ATTACHING CRADLE" for each part of the cradle.
1.
Connect the USB cable plug to the USB connector of the cradle as shown in the Figure 8-2.
Figure 8-2 Cradle and USB Cable Connection
2.
Connect the other side of USB cable plug to the USB port of your PC or your USB battery charger.
3.
Set the printer to the cradle by aligning the charging terminal of the printer with the charging
terminal of the cradle as shown in the Figure 8-3.
Figure 8-3 Printer and Cradle Connection
4.
The printer is automatically turned on when the printer is off.
After POWER LED displays the battery remaining capacity for approximate 3 seconds, POWER
LED changes to orange, and then charging starts.
During charging, POWER LED lights on orange.
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5.
The charging is successfully complete to full charge, the printer goes into one of the following
status.
• The printer is off at the start of charging:
The printer is automatically turned off.
• When the printer is on at the start of charging, or the printer is operated during charging:
The POWER LED changes to green.
• When an error occurs during charging:
LED displays that error status.
NOTE
◆ The battery pack should be charged at 32°F to 104°F (0°C to 40°C).
◆ Keep the terminal of the cradle away from dust and metal objects.
◆ When using the cradle for charging, DO NOT connect the USB cable to the USB
connector of the printer.
HINT
• The printer can print or receive data while charging.
During printing, POWER LED displays the battery remaining capacity continuously and
the printer pauses to charge.
After printing is completed, the printer restarts charging, and the POWER LED changes
to orange.
In case that the printer performs printing or receiving data during charging, the printer is
not automatically turned off.
• To stop charging, press the power switch to turn off the printer.
To charge the battery pack again, set the printer to the cradle again.
• The charging time depends on the ambient temperature and the voltage level of the
battery pack.
The time for charging the battery from empty to full is about 8 hours.
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 Error Handling Procedure
Table 8-1 Error Handling Procedure
Phenomenon
POWER LED doesn't light
Possible Cause
Corrective Action
The USB cable is not connected
Certainly connect the USB cable to
receive the power.
The USB cable is broken
Change the USB cable to a new
one.
POWER LED displays
charging battery temperature
error
The printer suspends charging
because the battery pack
temperature becomes outside the
range of operating temperature
(charging).
The printer automatically restarts
charging when the battery pack
temperature becomes inside
operating temperature (charging)
Wait for a while in the place where
ambient temperature is 32°F to
104°F (0°C to 40°C).
POWER LED displays
battery hardware error
Abnormality in the battery pack
Remove the battery pack from the
printer and install again. When the
terminals are dirty, clean the
terminals using a dry, soft, lint-free
cloth.
If the problem is unsolved, change
the battery pack.
POWER LED displays
hardware error
Abnormality in the thermal head or
the circuit board
Recovery is not possible.
Request for repair.
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9. THERMAL PAPER SETTING
The printer uses the thermal paper roll (hereinafter referred to as thermal paper).
Use the thermal paper with printing surface rolled outwards.
The function setting of the printer differs depending on the thermal paper. See "11FUNCTION
SETTING" for details.
 Thermal Paper Setting
1.
Press the paper cover open button to the direction of the arrow shown in the Figure 9-1 and open
the paper cover.
Figure 9-1 Paper cover open button
NOTE
◆ Press the paper cover open button to the end.
If not, the paper cover may be not opened.
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2.
Set the thermal paper into the paper holder with its printing surface facing to the thermal head.
If the setting direction is wrong, the printer cannot print.
Figure 9-2 Thermal Paper Setting
NOTE
◆ The printer has two paper cutters on the paper outlet: one is on the printer side, and
the other is on the paper cover side. Be careful not to cut your fingers by the paper
cutter.
◆ NEVER touch the thermal head immediately after printing because it may get hot.
◆ DO NOT touch the platen and gears in the printer. Doing so may cause loss of printing
quality or damage.
3.
Pull the thermal paper straightly until the tip of the thermal paper 5cm or longer appears from the
paper outlet.
Make sure that the thermal paper does not slant.
Figure 9-3 Thermal Paper Setting Direction Example
NOTE
◆ If the thermal paper set into the paper holder slant, the thermal paper cannot eject
straightly. If so, set the thermal paper correctly.
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4.
Push firmly the center of the paper cover (the arrow in the Figure 9-4) to close the paper cover.
Figure 9-4 Paper Cover
NOTE
◆ When the paper cover is pushed, the top of thermal paper may be colored because of
the friction with a portion of the printer. When it happens, feed the thermal paper a few
centimeters and cut the top of the thermal paper before starting printing.
◆ DO NOT cover the paper outlet or hold down the thermal paper ejected. Doing so may
cause paper jam.
HINT
• Leaving the printer with the thermal paper for a long time may cause a paper feeding
problem because the surface of the thermal paper sticks to the thermal head due to the
environmental changes. In that case, open the paper cover to separate the thermal paper
from the thermal head, and then close the paper cover to use it.
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 Thermal Paper Shape
Always use the specified thermal paper. See "19 ACCESSORIES AND CONSUMABLE PARTS" for
details.
NOTE
◆ Use the thermal paper whose maximum diameter is 40mm or less.
◆ Use the thermal paper that the maximum width is equal or less than the each paper
width +0.5mm including winding deviation.
◆ DO NOT use the thermal paper with glued or taped end.
◆ Use the thermal paper whose core inside diameter is 8mm or more.
CORRECT
INCORRECT
INCORRECT
NOTE
◆ DO NOT use deformed thermal paper. Doing so may cause the printer damaged.
INCORRECT
CORRECT
NOTE
◆ In case of using loosened thermal paper roll, rewind the roll before using it.
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10. TEST PRINT
The printer has a test print function.
In test printing, firmware version and setting value of function setting, etc. are printed.
 Test Print Procedure
1.
Set the thermal paper in the printer as instructed in "9 THERMAL PAPER SETTING".
Check that no error occurs, and then turn off the printer.
2.
Press the POWER Switch on while holding down the FEED Switch. Release the POWER Switch
firstly.
Test print starts, then release the FEED Switch.
* Bluetooth Communication *
* Printer Name:
MP-B20
* Address: XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX
* iOS Auto Connection: Enable
* Security Mode: SSP
* Inquiry Response:Pairing Mode
Figure 10-2
Bluetooth Information Printing Sample
Table 10-1
Bluetooth Communication Information
Item
Function
Printer Name
Bluetooth Device Name
Address
Bluetooth Address
iOS Auto Connection Selected iOS Auto Connection
Security Mode
Selected Security Mode
Inquiry Response
Selected Searching Mode
Figure 10-1 Test Print Sample
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3.
After test printing, the mode selection message is printed as shown in the Figure 10-3.
For returning to print-ready status, select "0 : Normal Mode". (Press the POWER Switch without
pressing the FEED Switch.)
For selecting other mode, press the FEED Switch for the number of times corresponding to the
selected mode, and then press the POWER Switch.
[Mode Select]
0 : Normal Mode
1 : Setting Mode
2 : Change Communication I/F
3 : Hex Dump Mode
Press the FEED switch an equal
number of times to the selected
number. After that, press the
POWER switch.
Figure 10-3 Mode Selection Message
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11. FUNCTION SETTING
It is possible to set various functions according to a use conditions and intended use.
The Function Setting of the printer is stored to the Memory Switch (hereinafter referred to as MS) in the
FLASH memory which mounts in the printer, and it is possible to set by using the switch operation and
command input.
In this section, the switch operation procedure is described below.
See "20 MS SETTINGS LIST" for MS setting list.
NOTE
◆ Be sure to set the directed value as "Fixed" according to 0 or 1 in the table. Otherwise,
the printer may not work correctly or may crash.
HINT
• See "MP-B20 SERIES THERMAL PRINTER TECHNICAL REFERENCE" for details of
the function settings by the switch operation and other methods.
• When neither switch is pressed within 30 seconds, the printer exits the Function Setting
mode, and returns to print-ready status.
 Procedure of Function Setting using Switch Operation
The function setting using the switch operation the printer enters the Function Setting mode.
To enter the Function Setting mode, follow the procedures below.
1.
Set the thermal paper in the printer as instructed in "9 THERMAL PAPER SETTING".
And check that no error occurs, and then turn off the printer.
See "7 LED DISPLAY OF PRINTER for error conditions.
2.
Press the POWER Switch on while holding down the FEED Switch. Release the POWER Switch
firstly. Test print starts, then release the FEED Switch.
3.
After test printing, the mode selection message is printed as shown in the Figure 11-1.
To enter the Function Setting mode, select "1 : Setting Mode". (Press the FEED Switch 1 time, after
that press the POWER Switch.)
[Mode Select]
0 : Normal Mode
1 : Setting Mode
2 : Change Communication I/F
3 : Hex Dump Mode
Press the FEED switch an equal
number of times to the selected
number. After that, press the
POWER switch.
・When pressing the FEED Switch 1 time, "1 : Setting Mode" is selected.
・When pressing the POWER Switch without pressing the FEED Switch, "0: Normal Mode" is selected.
Figure 11-1 Mode Selection Message
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4.
When the printer enters the Function Setting mode, a message for selecting MS to be set is printed
as shown in the Figure 11-2.
Press the FEED Switch for the number of times corresponding to the selected MS number, and
then press the POWER Switch.
[MS
0 :
1 :
2 :
3 :
4 :
5 :
6 :
7 :
8 :
9 :
10:
Selection]
Exit
MS1 Setting
MS3 Setting
MS4 Setting
MS5 Setting
MS7,8 Setting
Wireless Setting
USB Setting
International Character
Character Code Table
MS Default Setting
Press the FEED switch an equal
number of times to the selected
number. After that, press the
POWER switch.
・When pressing the FEED Switch 1 time, "1 : MS1 Setting" is selected.
・When pressing the POWER Switch without pressing the FEED Switch, "0 : Exit" is selected.
Figure 11-2 MS Selection Message
5.
A message for selecting the functions allocated to the selected MS is printed as a sample shown in
the Figure 11-3.
Press the FEED Switch for the number of times corresponding to the selected function number, and
then press the POWER Switch.
[MS1 Setting]
0 : Return to MS selection
1 : Interface
Press the FEED switch an equal
number of times to the selected
number. After that, press the
POWER switch.
・When pressing the FEED Switch 1 time, "1 : Interface" is selected.
・When pressing the POWER Switch without pressing the FEED Switch, "0 : Return to MS Selection" is
selected.
Figure 11-3 Function Selection Message
(Example: selected MS1 Setting)
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6.
A message for selecting the setting value of the selected function is printed as a sample shown in
the Figure 11-4.
Press the FEED Switch for the number of times corresponding to the selected setting value number,
and then press the POWER Switch.
[Interface]
0 : Return to function selection
1 : USB
2 : Wireless
Press the FEED switch an equal
number of times to the selected
number. After that, press the
POWER switch.
・When pressing the FEED Switch 2 time, "2 : Wireless" is selected.
Figure 11-4 Setting Value Selection Message
(Example: Selected Interface)
7.
A message for confirming the selected setting value is printed as a sample shown in the Figure
11-5.
[Interface]
Set “Wireless” ?
Save
: FEED Switch
Discard : POWER Switch
Figure 11-5 Setting Value Confirmation Message
(Example: Selected Wireless)
To write the setting value to the memory, press the FEED Switch, Figure 11-2 MS Selection
Message is printed.
To discard the selected item, press the POWER Switch. Function Selection Message is printed as a
sample shown in the Figure 11-3. If select "0 : Return to MS Selection", Function Selection is not
performed, and Figure 11-2 MS Selection Message is printed. (Press the POWER Switch without
pressing the FEED Switch.)
To continue to set functions, return to 4.
8.
To exit the Function Setting mode, select "0 : Exit" in Figure 11-2 MS Selection Message. (Press
the POWER Switch without pressing the FEED Switch.)
Test print and Figure 11-1 Mode Selection Message printing starts again. Verify that the function is
set.
To return to the print-ready status, select "0 : Normal Mode" in Mode Selection Message. (Press the
POWER Switch without pressing the FEED Switch.)
To set functions again, return to 3.
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12. CONNECTING TO THE HOST DEVICE
The printer supports the USB interface and Bluetooth interface.
The function setting of the printer differs depending on the interface. See "MP-B20 SERIES THERMAL
PRINTER TECHNICAL REFERENCE" for detail.
The communication speed may be decreased depending on processing by software as well as print
contents.
The interface should be set to USB where it use is prohibited.
For temporarily switching the interface, press POWER Switch 3 times in 3 seconds when the printer is
on.
 USB Interface
1.
Verify that the printer is off.
2.
Open the cover of the USB connector on the printer, and connect the USB cable plug to the USB
connector as shown in the Figure 12-1.
Figure 12-1 Printer and USB Cable Connection
3.
Turn on the printer, and send data from the host device to the printer.
4.
Verify that the data is printed correctly.
NOTE
◆ When connecting an USB cable to the USB connector, push the plug to the end.
◆ When connecting or disconnecting the cable, hold the plug and never pull the cable.
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 Bluetooth Interface
1.
Turn on the printer and pair with the host device.
At the factory shipment, the printer becomes pairing mode for 60 seconds by pushing the power
switch of the printer for 5 seconds or more. And then, POWER LED blinks 5 times per one second.
During this process, pair with the host device.
At the factory shipment, the pairing is conducted by SSP (Simple Secure Pairing). However, PIN
code is used when the host device does not support SSP or Security Mode in the function setting is
set to PIN. The default value of PIN code is "0000".
2.
Conduct Bluetooth connection with the host device.
3.
Check the communication status from the host device.
4.
Send data from the host device, and verify that the data is printed correctly.
WARNING
◆ The printer may affect medical or other electronic devices. Obtain information and
data concerning influence due to radio interference from the respective manufacturers
or dealers.
◆ When using the printer in medical institutions, follow their guidelines.
◆ DO NOT use the printer in any area or district where its use is prohibited.
HINT
• The distance of communication is approx. 10m. However, the distance may differ
depending on the radio interference and environment.
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13. ATTACHING / DETACHING BELT CLIP
This printer can attach the belt clip for useful for mobile.
The belt clip is already attached with the printer at the factory shipment.
When using the printer as a stand-alone type, detach the belt clip, attach the spacer that is attachment
for the cradle, and fix the printer to the cradle. For more details, see "14 ATTACHING CRADLE".
 Attaching / Detaching Belt clip
The belt clip is fixed to the printer by a screw (at 1 place).
To detach the belt clip, remove the screw from the printer.
To attach the belt clip, align the belt clip with the screw hole of the belt clip attachment part, and fix it by
the screw.
Figure 13-1 Attaching / Detaching Belt Clip
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14. ATTACHING CRADLE
This printer can attach the cradle for using the printer as a stand-alone type or using as the charging
stand of the printer.
The cradle is optional accessories. See "18 SPECIFICATION" "19 ACCESSORIES AND
CONSUMABLE PARTS", and be sure to purchase our specified products listed on these references.
NOTE
◆ Be sure to fix the printer to the cradle when using the printer as a stand-alone type.
When using the cradle only as the charging stand of the printer, it is no need to fix the
printer to the cradle with the screw.
 Each Part of Cradle
Figure 14-1 Each Part of Cradle (CDL-B01K-1)
1
USB connector
USB cable is connected to here.
2
Charging terminal
When setting the printer, this charging terminal is connected to the charging terminal of the printer.
3
Spacer
The spacer is used for fixing the printer to the cradle with the screw when using the printer as a
stand-alone type.
4
Screw
The screw is used for fixing the printer to the cradle with the spacer when using the printer as a
stand-alone type.
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 Attaching Cradle
1.
Turn over the printer, and remove the belt clip from the printer.
See "13 ATTACHING / DETACHING BELT CLIP" for removing the belt clip.
2.
Align the spacer with the screw hole of the belt clip attachment part in the direction of the arrow 1 in
the Figure 14-2.
3.
Turn over the cradle, set the cradle to the printer attached with the spacer in the direction of the
arrow 2 in the Figure 14-2.
4.
Fix the cradle to the printer with the screw in the direction of the arrow 3 in the Figure 14-2.
Figure 14-2 Attaching Cradle to Printer
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15. REPLACING BATTERY PACK
The battery pack is already installed in the printer at the factory shipment, however, it needs to change
to new one in case of the battery failure or end of life.
The battery pack is optional accessories. See "18 SPECIFICATION" "19 ACCESSORIES AND
CONSUMABLE PARTS", and be sure to purchase our specified products listed on these references.
 REPLACING BATTERY PACK
1.
Verify that the printer is off.
2.
Turn over the printer, and remove the belt clip from the printer.
See "13 ATTACHING / DETACHING BELT CLIP" for removing the belt clip.
3.
As shown in the Figure 15-1, pressing the lever "A" of the battery cover to the direction of the arrow
1, remove it by pulling up to the direction of the arrow 2.
Figure 15-1 Removing the Battery Pack (1)
4.
Pull up the battery pack from the printer by holding the tab "b" of the battery pack.
b
Figure 15-2 Removing the Battery Pack (2)
5.
Pull out the connector of the battery pack.
Figure 15-3 Removing the Battery Pack (3)
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6.
Insert the connector of a battery pack for exchange.
Figure 15-4 Installing Battery Pack (1)
7.
Install the battery pack as shown in the Figure 15-5.
Install the projection portion "c" of the battery pack into the drain "C", and the lead wire "d" of the
battery pack into the space "D" of the printer. The battery cover can be closed only when the battery
pack is properly placed.
d
C
D
c
Figure 15-5 Installing Battery Pack (2)
8.
Close the battery cover.
NOTE
◆ Make sure to turn off the printer when replacing the battery pack.
◆ If the battery pack is removed during saving the registration data by registration
command or settings by function setting command, the data may be deleted.
◆ See "2 SAFETY PRECAUTIONS" and "3 OPERATING PRECAUTIONS" for the
precautions of the battery.
HINT
• The battery pack may get hot when in use. This is normal and is not a malfunction.
• The usable time of the battery pack become shorter significantly, this is the end of battery
lifetime. Need to purchase the new one.
• When the battery pack is used at low temperature, the operating time of the printer can
be used may be shortened.
• The battery may deteriorate even if not used.
• When Auto Power Off Setting sets to Enable, the printer is automatically turned off after
the set time is over, and this can be prevented the useless consumption of the battery.
For details, see "11 FUNCTION SETTING.
• By twisting a full turn, the lead wire d is easier to fit in the space D.
• Dispose the used batteries according to local regulations.
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16. PRINTER MAINTENANCE
The thermal head of the printer does not require user maintenance.
When paper powder accumulates, clean the thermal head to maintain maximum print quality for an
extended period of time.
 Cleaning Thermal Head/Platen
1.
Turn off the printer.
2.
Remove the battery pack from the printer.
3.
Open the paper cover.
4.
Clean the thermal head, the platen, or the rubber feet with a cotton swab moistened with a small
amount of ethyl alcohol. (See Figure 16-1)
Thermal Head
Platen
Figure 16-1 Cleaning Thermal Head/Platen
5.
Wait until any ethyl alcohol remaining on the thermal head and the platen evaporates completely,
and then close the paper cover.
NOTE
◆ Clean the thermal head after it cools down.
◆ Wipe the thermal head with a cotton swab or other soft material.
◆ The printer has two paper cutters on the paper outlet: one is on the printer side, and
the other is on the paper cover side. Be careful not to cut your fingers by the paper
cutter.
◆ DO NOT touch the gear of the platen. Doing so may cause loss of printing quality or
damage.
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17. TROUBLESHOOTING
Check the following points before requesting for repair:
 The power does not turn on
• Is the specified battery pack being used?
• Is the battery pack sufficiently charged?
• Is the battery pack installed correctly?
 The printer does not print or connect
• Is the USB cable connected correctly?
• Are the specifications of USB cable conformed to its specifications of this manual being used?
• Are used interface and the function setting of the printer correct?
• Is Bluetooth communication status normal?
• Is the communication condition between the printer and the host device correct?
• Is specified thermal paper being used? Is the paper orientation (surface/back) correct?
 An error is displayed
• See "7 LED DISPLAY OF PRINTER".
• Is the Function Setting of the printer correct?
 The battery pack does not installed
• Is the battery pack installed correctly?
• Is the specified battery pack being used?
 The battery runs out soon even if charged
• Has the battery been charged correctly?
• If the battery pack is charged correctly, but does not last for a long time, it is almost dead.
Replace it with a new one.
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18. SPECIFICATION
 Printer Specifications
Item
SPECIFICATION
Model
MP-B20-B02JK1
Printing method
Thermal printing
Dot density
8 dots/mm
Paper width/Printing width
(Number of effective dots)
58 mm / 48 mm
*1
(384 dots)
Number of characters per line
24 dots × 12 dots 32 digits
16 dots × 8 dots 48 digits
Character size
(H × W)
1-byte: H 24 dots × W 12 dots, H 16 dots × W 8 dots
2-byte: H 24 dots × W 24 dots, H 16 dots × W 16 dots
Printing speed
80 mm/s max.
Operating temperature
*2
14°F to 122°F (-10°C to 50°C)
Relative humidity
30%RH to 85%RH
Dimensions (W × D × H)
79 × 110 × 44 mm
Mass
Approx. 180 g
(including battery pack, excluding belt clip and thermal paper)
*1:
*2:
1-byte character, character spacing is 0 dots.
See "MP-B20 SERIES THERMAL PRINTER TECHNICAL REFERENCE" for the certifiable humidity range at each
temperature.
 Specified Cradle Specifications
(Accessories)
Item
SPECIFICATION
Model
CDL-B01K-1
Operating temperature
*
14°F to 122°F (-10°C to 50°C)
Relative humidity
30%RH to 85%RH
Dimensions (W × D × H)
81 × 128 × 50 mm
Mass
Approx. 100 g
*:
See "MP-B20 SERIES THERMAL PRINTER TECHNICAL REFERENCE" for the certifiable humidity range at each
temperature.
 Specified Battery Pack Specifications
Item
SPECIFICATION
Model
BP-B0326-A1
Battery
Lithium ion
Rated voltage
DC 3.7 V
Rated capacity
2600 mAh
Operating temperature
14°F to 122°F (-10°C to 50°C) (printing)
32°F to 104°F ( 0°C to 40°C) (charging)
Mass
Approx. 49 g
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(Accessories)
 Specified USB Cable Specifications
(Accessories)
Item
SPECIFICATION
Model
IFC-U03-1
Color
Black
Length
Approx. 1500 mm
Plug C1
Series "A" plug
Plug C2
Series "micro-B" plug
 Interface Specifications
USB interface specifications
Item
SPECIFICATION
Version
Ver. 2.0
Printer data transmission mode
Bulk transfer (12 Mbps)
Bluetooth interface specifications
Item
SPECIFICATION
Version
Ver. 3.0
Transmission power class
Class 2
Profile
SPP, iAP2
 Sale Destinations
Sale destinations of the printer and specified accessories are listed below.
Country / Region*
Printer
Cradle
Battery Pack
MP-B20-B02JK1
CDL-B01K-1
BP-B0326-A1
Japan
USA, Canada
EU, EFTA
*:
Ask your SII sales representative when you want to operate the products in other countries / regions than listed above.
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19. ACCESSORIES AND CONSUMABLE PARTS
 Accessories
Name
Model
Cradle
CDL-B01K-1
*1
Battery Pack
*2
USB Cable
*1:
*2:

BP-B0326-A1
IFC-U03-1
It is installed in the printer at the factory shipment.
It is included with the printer at the factory shipment.
Specified Thermal Paper*1 *2
Model
Manufacturer
TF50KS-E2D
Nippon Paper
TF50KS-EY
Nippon Paper
PD160R-63
Oji Paper
AF50KS-E
Jujo Thermal
KT55F20
Papierfabrik August Koehler
F5041
Mitsubishi HiTec Paper
KT48PF
*1:
*2:
Papierfabrik August Koehler
We do not offer thermal paper.
Use the thermal paper whose maximum diameter is 40mm or less.
Use the thermal paper that the maximum width is equal or less than the each paper width + 0.5mm including winding
deviation.
When using different thermal paper from the one specified, the printing quality or specified life of the
thermal head would not be guaranteed.
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20. MS SETTINGS LIST
: Default value
General Setting 1
MS
1-1
1-2 to 8
Value
Function
Interface Selection (Interface)
Reserved
0
1
USB
Wireless
-
Fixed
General Setting 3
MS
Value
Function
0
1
3-1
Automatic Status Response Selection
(Auto Status Back)
Enable
Disable
3-2
Initialized Response Selection
(Init. Response)
Enable
Disable
3-3
Realtime Command Selection
(Realtime Command)
Enable
Disable
3-4
Data Discard Selection When an Error Occurs
(Error Through)
Enable
Disable
3-5
Data Discard Selection When Output Buffer
Full Occurs
(Response Data Discarding)
Enable
Disable
3-6
Reserved
-
Fixed
3-7
Kanji Code System Selection
(Kanji Code)
Shift-JIS Code
JIS code
3-8
Reserved
-
Fixed
General Setting 4
MS
4-1 to 8
Value
Function
0
Unit: 1%
70% to 130%
(Default setting : 100%)
Print Density Selection
(Print Density)
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1
General Setting 5
MS
5-1 to 8
Value
Function
0
1
00000000B: TF50KS-E2D
00000001B: TF50KS-EY
00000011B: PD160R-63
00000101B: AF50KS-E
00000110B: KT55F20
00000111B: F5041
00001000B: KT48PF
Other than those above: Prohibition
Thermal paper selection
(Thermal Paper)
Auto Power Off time Setting
(Auto Power Off time) Lower 8 bits
MS
7-1 to 8
Value
Function
0
1
Set in seconds
Total of higher 8 bits and lower 8 bits:
0 or 60 to 65535 seconds
(0: Disable)
Auto Power Off time Setting
(Auto Power Off time) Lower 8 bits
Auto Power Off time Setting
(Auto Power Off time) Higher 8 bits
MS
8-1 to 8
Value
Function
0
1
Set in seconds
Total of higher 8 bits and lower 8 bits:
0 or 60 to 65535 seconds
(0: Disable)
Auto Power Off time Setting
(Auto Power Off time) Higher 8 bits
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International Character Setting
MS
15
Value
Function
International Character Selection
(International Character Select)
0
1
00000000B: USA
00000001B: France
00000010B: Germany
00000011B: United Kingdom
00000100B: Denmark I
00000101B: Sweden
00000110B: Itary
00000111B: Spain I
00001000B: Japan
00001001B: Norway
00001010B: Denmark II
00001011B: Spain II
00001100B: Latin America
00001101B: Prohibition
00001110B: Prohibition
00001111B: Prohibition
00010000B: Prohibition
00010001B: Arabia
Other than those above: Prohibition
Character Code Table Setting
MS
16
Value
Function
Character Code Table Setting
(Character Code Table Select)
0
1
00000000B: Codepage 437 (USA, Standard Europe)
00000001B: Katakana character set
00000010B: Codepage 850 (Multilingual)
00000011B: Codepage 860 (Portuguese)
00000100B: Codepage 863 (Canadian-French)
00000101B: Codepage 865 (Nordic)
00001101B: Codepage 857 (Turkish)
00001110B: Codepage 737 (Greek)
00010000B: Codepage 1252 (Latin)
00010001B: Codepage 866 (Russian)
00010010B: Codepage 852 (Eastern Europe)
00010011B: Codepage 858 (Euro)
00100010B: Codepage 855 (Cyrillic)
00100101B: Codepage 864 (Arabic)
00101101B: Codepage 1250 (Central European)
00101110B: Codepage 1251 (Cyrillic)
00101111B: Codepage 1253 (Greek)
00110000B: Codepage 1254(Turkish)
11111111B: User Page
Other than those above: Prohibition
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Seiko Instruments Inc.
1-8, Nakase, Mihama-ku, Chiba-shi,
Chiba 261-8507, Japan
Print System Division
Telephone:+81-43-211-1106
Facsimile:+81-43-211-8037
Seiko Instruments USA Inc.
Thermal Printer Div.
21221 S. Western Avenue, Suite 250, Torrance, CA 90501, USA
Telephone:+1-310-517-7778 Facsimile:+1-310-517-7779
Seiko Instruments GmbH
Siemensstrasse 9, D-63263 Neu-lsenburg, Germany
Telephone:+49-6102-297-0 Facsimile:+49-6102-297-222
info@seiko-instruments.de
Seiko Instruments (H.K.) Ltd.
4-5/F, Wyler Center 2,200 Tai Lin Pai Road, Kwai Chung, N.T., Kowloon, Hong Kong
Telephone:+852-2494-5160 Facsimile:+852-2424-0901
(Specifications are subject to change without notice.)