Using the Rechargeable Li-ion Battery
Installing the Rechargeable Li-ion Battery
1.
Make sure that the battery latch is lifted up, and then insert the battery
into the battery compartment with the battery cover attached to the
battery. Make sure that the terminal end of the battery is facing inward.
RJ-3150/3150Ai
User’s Guide
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Thank you for purchasing the Brother RuggedJet RJ-3150/3150Ai mobile printer.
Read the included User’s Guide and Product Safety Guide, before using the
printer. For detailed operation instructions, see the Online User's Guide (Brother
Solutions Center at support.brother.com). We suggest that you keep these
documents in a handy place for future reference. To download the latest
manuals, please visit the Brother Solutions Center (support.brother.com),
where you can also download the latest drivers and utilities for your printer, read
FAQs and troubleshooting tips or learn about special printing solutions.
Printed in China
D00HXP001
2.
With the battery inserted and while pushing the battery lightly into the
cavity, lower the battery latch until it clicks locking the battery in place.
Removing the Rechargeable Li-ion Battery
While pushing the battery lightly, lift the battery latch to unlock the battery, and
then remove the battery.
Unpacking the RJ-3150/3150Ai
Turning the Printer On or Off
Check that the package contains the following before using the printer.
On: Press and hold the
(Power) button until the LCD display turns on.
Off: Press and hold the
(Power) button until the message “System Off” is
displayed on the LCD display.
NOTE
Do NOT remove the battery or power to turn off the printer until the LCD
display turns off.
Printer
Rechargeable Liion Battery
Belt clip
Recharging the Li-ion Battery
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2.
User’s Guide
Product Safety
Guide
Clock battery
Phillips screw
3.
General Description
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Battery compartment
Battery latch
USB host port
Mini-USB port
DC connector
Cover open lever
Peeler latch
RD Roll compartment cover
Paper outlet
Label peeler
Use the AC adapter and AC power cord to connect the printer to an AC
power outlet (see Connecting to an AC Power Outlet (Optional)), or use
the car adapter to connect the printer to a DC power outlet (see
Connecting to a DC Power Outlet (Optional)).
The battery indicator light is orange when the battery is charging.
When the rechargeable Li-ion battery is fully charged, the battery
indicator light turns off. Disconnect the AC adapter or car adapter from
the battery’s DC connector.
For details, see the Online User’s Guide.
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Make sure that the rechargeable Li-ion battery is installed in the printer.
Connecting to an AC Power Outlet (Optional)
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Connect the printer to a nearby AC power outlet to charge the rechargeable
battery.
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11 LCD
12 BATT (Battery) indicator
13
(Power) button
(To turn the printer on/off)
14 CANCEL button
15 Cursor button (UP/DOWN)
16 OK button
17 Menu button
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(Feed) button
(To feed the paper or print the
printer settings)
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3.
Connect the AC adapter to the printer.
Connect the AC power cord to the AC adapter.
Connect the AC power cord to a nearby AC power outlet (100 240 VAC, 50 - 60 Hz).
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AC adapter
AC power cord
Connecting to a DC Power Outlet (Optional)
Connect the printer to your vehicle’s 12 V DC power outlet (cigarette lighter,
etc.) to charge the rechargeable battery.
1.
2.
Connect the car adapter to the vehicle’s 12 V DC power outlet.
Connect the car adapter to the printer.
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Inserting the RD Roll
When Not Using the Label Peeler
NOTE
You can also view information about loading
paper in Help.
While the printer is turned on, open the RD Roll
compartment cover, and press the [Menu] button
on the printer.
1.
Push the cover open lever to open the RD Roll compartment cover.
Car adapter
NOTE
A battery charger (option) and cradle (option) can also be used for
charging.
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Installing the Clock Battery
1.
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Open the battery cover using a cross point screwdriver.
2.
cover open lever
Open the roll guides by lifting up the roll guide adjustment lever (1) and
pulling the roll guide outwards.
Insert an RD Roll into the RD Roll compartment with the roll feeding
from the bottom as shown.
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Insert the supplied battery into the space for the battery, making sure
that the battery is level and its positive side is facing up.
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3.
While lifting up the roll guide adjustment lever (1), push in both roll
guides (2) to the roll width. Insert the RD Roll so that it is positioned
straight in the RD Roll compartment.
Close the battery cover using a cross point screwdriver.
4.
Close the RD Roll compartment by pressing down on the center of the
cover until it latches.
When Using the Label Peeler
NOTE
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Setting the Language of the LCD Display
Press the [Menu], [a], or [b] button to select the [Administration] menu, and
then press the [OK] button. The default password is "1111".
Select [#Language] , and then press the [OK] button. Select a language, and
then press the [OK] button.
Printing Receipts or Labels
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6.
Install the printer driver and software downloaded from the web page.
(See Installing the Drivers section.)
Make sure that the printer is powered using a charged battery.
Turn the printer on.
Connect the printer to a computer or handheld device using either a
USB cable, Bluetooth, or Wi-Fi.
Insert the RD Roll.
Print receipts or labels.
For details, see the Online User’s Guide.
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2.
You can also view information about setting
the label peeler and loading paper in Help.
While the printer is turned on, open the RD
Roll compartment cover, and press the
[Menu] button on the printer.
A video on setting up the label peeler is
available at the following address.
http://solutions.brother.com/movie/d532/
Push the cover open lever to open the RD Roll compartment cover.
Push both sides of the label peeler towards the rear of the printer. The
peeler will move up and away from the printer.
Then, fully pull out the peeler away from the printer until the
marks
on the peeler are visible as shown.
Inserting the RD Roll (cont’d)
3.
Peel off the first label of the RD Roll. Then, insert the RD Roll so that the
top edge of the second label is at the same height as the top edge of the
media sensor plate.
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2.
While pushing the roll release lever, tilt the roll guide slightly, and then
remove the roll. The roll can be removed without changing the position
of the roll guide.
Do not forcefully tilt the roll guide too far. Otherwise, the roll guide could
break.
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Media sensor
Close the RD Roll compartment cover. Make sure the label peeler is on
top of the cover.
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Roll release lever
NOTE
When you use the label peeler, make sure that the backing paper does
not become caught when removing the RD roll.
Attaching the Belt Clip
IMPORTANT
Make sure that the labels are not pinched by the peeler rollers. The
backing paper of the labels may not be peeled off.
5.
6.
In order to remove any slack in the roll, lightly pull on the paper fed out
of the paper outlet until no more can be pulled out.
When using the printer outside the office, you can attach the included belt clip
to the printer and secure the belt clip to your belt.
1.
Secure the Phillips-head screws to the rear of the printer as shown.
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Push both sides of the ( ... ) label peeler until it clicks into place.
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Belt clip
Phillips screw
Attach the clip to your belt.
NOTE
To open the RD Roll compartment cover when the label peeler is set up,
first release the peeler latches on both sides of the printer before pushing
the cover open lever.
Removing the RD Roll
1.
Push the cover open lever, and then open the RD Roll compartment
cover.
IMPORTANT
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Make sure that the belt clip is attached securely to the printer. There
is a risk of injury if the belt clip is not attached securely and the printer
falls.
Make sure that the belt clip is attached securely to the wearer's belt.
There is a risk of injury if the belt clip is not attached securely and the
printer falls.
Installing the Drivers
NOTE
When you use the label peeler, first release the peeler latches on both
sides of the printer before pushing the cover open lever.
Please install the printer driver and P-touch Editor software before using the
printer.
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Peeler latch
2.
Visit our website (install.brother) and download the installer for the
software and documents.
Double-click the downloaded .exe file and follow the on-screen
instructions to proceed with the installation. In the dialog box for
selecting which items to install, select the necessary software.
„ Roller Maintenance
Use a piece of cellophane tape or a lint-free cloth to remove dirt from the
roller. After cleaning the roller, make sure that no lint or other material remains
on the roller.
Wireless Network Connections
Bluetooth Connection
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IMPORTANT
In order for the printer and your Bluetooth-equipped computer or adapter
to communicate, you must first pair the printer with the computer or
handheld device using the Bluetooth management software.
1.
2.
Press the [Menu], [a], or [b] button to select the [Bluetooth] menu, and
then press the [OK] button.
Set [Bluetooth (On/Off)] to [On].
Use your Bluetooth management software to discover the printer.
Bluetooth communication is now available.
Wi-Fi Connection
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Roller
„ Paper Outlet Maintenance
If adhesive accumulates at the paper outlet and media becomes jammed,
clean the paper outlet with a cloth slightly moistened with isopropyl alcohol.
IMPORTANT
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In order for the printer and your network access point or router to
communicate, you must first install the printer driver and Printer Setting
Tool.
1.
Press the [Menu], [a], or [b] button to select the [WLAN] menu, and then
press the [OK] button.
Set [WLAN (On/Off)] to [On]. Wi-Fi communication is now available.
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For details, see the Online User’s Guide.
Printing the Printer Set-up Information
Battey Indicators
(off)
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Indicator is lit
=
Indicator is blinking
=
Indicator is off
Example: O
Paper outlet
O = Orange
= Indicator is blinking in orange
You can use the
(Feed) button to print a report that lists the following
printer settings:
„ Program version
„ Printer usage history
„ Missing dot test pattern
„ Printer setting information
„ List of transferred data
„ Network setting information
NOTE
Description
(Battery)
O
Battery needs recharging
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(Once every second)
O
Rechargeable battery power: low
1.
Rechargeable battery power: half
2.
3.
(Twice every 4 seconds)
O
(Once every 4 seconds)
O
Charging
(off)
Rechargeable battery power: full
Charging complete
Maintaining the Printer
Maintenance of the printer may be carried out as required. However, some
environments may require that maintenance must be done more frequently
(e.g. in dusty conditions).
„ Print Head Maintenance
Use a dry cotton swab to wipe the print head.
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Print head
You can use the Printer Setting Tool to set in advance which items will
be printed.
The node name appears in the Printer Settings. The default node
name is “BRWxxxxxxxxxxxx”. (“xxxxxxxxxxxx” is based on your
printer’s MAC Address / Ethernet Address.)
Make sure that a roll of 3" (76.2 mm) receipt paper has been loaded and
the RD Roll compartment cover is closed.
Turn on the printer.
Press and hold the
(Feed) button until the message“Printing”is
displayed on the LCD display. The settings will print.
NOTE
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To print the Printer Set-up Information, we recommend to use 3" (76.2
mm) receipt paper.
This operation can also be performed using the Printer Setting Tool.
For details, see the Online User’s Guide.
Internet Addresses
Brother Global Web Site: www.brother.com
Brother Developer Center: www.brother.com/product/dev
For Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs), Product Support and Technical
Questions, and Driver Updates and Utilities: support.brother.com