Brother PT-D215e User guide

Brother PT-D215e User guide
User’s Guide
English
Safety Precautions
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Follow these guidelines to avoid the risk of fire, burns, injury, electric
shocks, rupture, overheating, abnormal odours or smoke.
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1 GETTING STARTED
Installing Power Supply and Ribbon Cassette or Tape Cassette
1
G
2
Cassette
Cover
Tape Cutter
Lever
With the LCD facing down, open the
Cassette Cover by pressing the grooved tab
and pushing in the direction of the arrow, as
illustrated.
When replacing batteries or tape
cassettes, make sure the power is
turned off.
This ribbon/tape printer requires six (6)
AAA alkaline batteries or six (6) fullycharged Ni-MH batteries, not included.
CAUTION
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Follow these guidelines to avoid personal injury, liquid leakage,
burns or heat.
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# < = !! " "!";; # # %# ! ! B 7 # < < J < J = ribbon/tape printer.
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printer, or if the battery expires.
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!! " ! ; B B ! 9 # # ! Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
Compliance Notice (For USA Only)
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$ ! K K "Q Important
!F $ #+
S K General Precautions
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! ! #
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[email protected] F !! "# B
< = !! " ! < = ribbon/tape printer.
F H= !! " < that do not have the
mark.
' # !! " J # * with your hands.
Ribbon Cassette
or Tape Cassette
End of Tape
Toothed
9
3
Cutter
Edge
4
;;\ B
Tape Guide
>? Insert the Ribbon or Tape Cassette
following the drawing marked inside the
case. Gently press the Cassette into the
ribbon/tape printer until it clicks into
place.
AB !! marked
.
VP#W#X#
or 12 mm.
$ H B #
be sure to remove the ! F H Close the Cassette Cover and gently press
until it clicks into place.
NOTE
$ ;;
instead of using batteries:
1. $ ; ;
;\ B 2. $ ; ; When running a memory backup, we recommend
using both batteries AND the optional Power Adapter,
in the event that one or the other power method fails.
LCD and Keyboard
1. ?&
2. Cursor
3. Underline / Frame
4. 9
5. ? 6. Caps
7. Ribbon/Tape Length
8. OK key
9. Cursor key : Right
10. Cursor key : Left
11. > B
12. B
13. Menu key
14. Frame key
15. Font key
16. B
17. Tab key
18. Caps key
19. ? B
20. File key
21. 22. LCD
23. B
24. B
25. ?! B
26. B
27. Ribbon key
28. F B B
29. Enter key
30. ; B
31. ? B
NOTE
+< 5P J
# ^1 ! # P1 9 #
return to the default item.
B%627 preview of the ribbon/tape, and may differ from
!! " !! " +<
tual length when printed.
Specifications
Dimensions:
(W x D x H)
; W64cPX4c634
%; 5P3%975P1%<7W^%G77
Weight:
; 55 !%; 2X17
% ! 7
Power Supply:
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Tape Cassette:
F H%7
15V4%VP7#16V4%W7#
1VP4%X7#1234%567
Ribbon Cassette:
F H!!
0.47" (12mm)
Pattern Tape
Cassette:
F H%7
0.47" (12mm)
%7
;}# ! # #~ ! Initial Settings
1
Turn your machine on.
? ! ;;;! 2
Supplies and Accessories
;;# Set the language.
The default setting is [English].
/
[Language]
/
[English / Español /
Français / Hrvatski / Italiano /
Magyar / Nederlands / Norsk / Polski /
Português / Portug. (BR) / Românã /
Slovenski / Slovenský / Suomi /
Svenska / Türkçe / eština / Dansk /
Deutsch]
.
3
/
[Unit]
[inch / mm]
? Supplies and
Accessories Guide.
AC Adapter:
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Cutter Unit:
=2% 7
'#F ! ! $ # &F =2#
Cutter Unit.
X Replacing the Cutter Unit
1. % 7 illustrated below 2.
2. $ Set the unit of measurement.
8 
/
Cassettes:
.
NOTE
turns off if no keys are
pressed within five minutes.
#
; #8Accepted] appears for
Cutter
F Contrast
! +< 0 brightness. The default setting is [0].
/
/
[LCD Contrast]
[-2 / -1 / 0 / +1 / +2]
#
WARNING
< ! fingers.
2 BASIC USAGE
Entering Text
0 ^1 ! # P1 #
; #8Accepted] appears on the
+< X Entering Accented Characters
X Switching Upper Case / Lower Case
(
ON)
-
+ (
OFF)
Caps
X Cursor Keys
To move to the end of your text:
+
To move to the beginning of your text:
+
/
/
Accented Characters table in this
guide.
!
Caps
X Changing Ribbon / Tape Length
X Creating Two-Line Ribbons / Tapes
A 1VP4%X7 1234
(12mm) tape for two-line printing.
Line 1
NOTE
The image
NOTE
X Clearing Text and Settings
#
To delete all text :
! % 7 .
X Entering Tabs
+
/
[Label Length]
[Auto / 1.2"-39.0"
; !! # %~7 !! what is shown on the LCD.
B! !! " % #!
on text length), press
, and [Auto]
appears on the LCD.
Line 2
the Enter key
/
/
(30-999 mm)]
/
[Tab]
To delete all text and settings :
!! tab in the text.
+
[Text&Format]
X Changing Tab Length
/
/
(0-100 mm)]
[Tab Length]
[Auto / 0.0"-4.0"
lt tab length, press
.
~ !
your ribbon or tape size.
/
[Text Only]
Printing Ribbons / Tapes
X Using Print Options
X Preview
+
B !! "# one when printed.
$ +< #
press
/
to display the hidden text.
"
"
(Enter numbers)
/
by moving
the cursor to the number you wish to
X Feeding (Tape Feed)
+
increment.
54%6P7 blank tape.
< #
Tape Cassette.
X Printing
[Copies: ]
$ press
[1XPEHULQJ]
0 !! "
using auto-numbering. Use this feature to
!!5 Ex: !! "
!%156V#1562 156P7
/
/
!!
after you press
-
/
/
+
[Numbering]
? ! when setting the number.
[0LUURU]
Ex: A 4\?A$G4#
! 4\?A$G4
"#
.
0 !! "
tape.
!B ! <'*' + message [Please Wait] appears on the LCD.
To cut tape:9 #
Tape Cutter Lever after the message [Please
Cut] appears.
To cut ribbon:9 #
ƒ
!! # ! B # !! "
lengthwise (with the text 7# expose the inside edges that run down the
! B (Enter text or characters)
/
[Mirror]
Print?]
+
[Mirror
# ! ! # # Printing Ribbons / Tapes (cont)
X Setting Margins
/
[Margin]
/
[Full / Half / Narrow /
Chain Print]
[)XOO] / [+DOI] / [1DUURZ]
& before and after your text.
%~7 ! %~7 +<
ABC
Full
1"
2.7"
1"
ABC
Half
1.6"
0.47"
0.47"
ABC
Narrow
1.0"
0.16" 0.16"
[&KDLQ3ULQW] (ribbon/tape-saving option)
Use this option to print multiple different labels with
narrow margins. This option saves ribbon/tape.
1. Enter your text.
8Copies] appears on the LCD.
3. !B enter the number of
4. 5. 9 8Feed OK?] appears on the LCD, press
6. Clear the text, enter the text you want on the
NOTE
9 8Chain Print], feed the ribbon/
! %
ƒ
7#
! < #
Cassette.
%~7 ! %~7 Saving Ribbons / Tapes Files
0 61 ! > !! " ^1 % 7; !
%5=617 # or overwrite stored files as needed.
X Saving a new file
(Enter text)
[Save]
/
NOTE
9 # !
already assigned to another file, [Overwrite OK?]
appears on the LCD. To overwrite the previously #
#
press
.
X Printing a saved file
2. next ribbon/tape, and then press
.
7. ; !! " # 8Feed
OK?] appears on the LCD, press
.
/
/
[Print]
/
[Copies: ]
/
/
X Opening a saved file
/
/
[Open]
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3 USING TEMPLATES
Text
Patterns
Use Text templates to repeat text without having
to retype it. Enter your own text or use the built-in
two-line Text templates. Refer to the Text
Samples table in this guide.
texture to your ribbons/
Patterns table
in this guide.
[Select Layout]
/
Ex.:
[Input Text] (Enter text)
[Set Label Length]
/
[1.2"-39.0" (30-999mm)]
/
/
[Print]
[Select Category]
[Patterns]
[Select Design]
/
[Set Label
/
Length]
, size, and style after
entering your text.
your text.
Initial Marks
Use Initial Marks to add personality to your ribbons/
tapes. Refer to the Initial Marks table in this guide.
Ex.:
[Text]
/
999mm)]
NOTE
[Select Category]
/
/
[Initial mark]
[Select Layout]
[Input
Text] (Enter text)
[Set Label Length]
/
1.2"-39.0"(30-999mm)]
/
/
-
[Auto /
[Print]
Continuous Frame
borders on ribbons/tapes. Refer to the
Continuous Frame table in this guide.
Ex.:
[Text]
[Select Category]
/
/
[Continuous]
[Select Layout]
/
[Input
Text] (Enter text)
[Set Label Length]
/
1.2"-39.0"(30-999mm)]
/
/
-
[Auto /
[Print]
/
/
[1.2"-39.0" (30-
[Print]
/
-
NOTE
X For Initial Marks and Continuous Frame
!! "#
[Print] is displayed on the LCD.
$ ! default length ([AUTO]), the text prints
repeatedly within the length you set. If the text
! #
! ! depending on the length of your text.
% # & style, also).
X For Patterns
([3.9"(100mm)]) for [Label Length].
X For All Templates
!'*+0
1234%567 !
#
8Print] appears on
the LCD.
!! " !
9 # ! ; #8Please Cut] appears
+< 4 FORMATTING KEYS
Font Key
1
Press
to change the font settings.
"
? * Bold
(Select an item)
Outline
2
Press
/
to select the settings
you want, and then press
.
Italic
Atlanta
$ƒF Brussels
$ƒ' ?
$ƒ? Belgium
Vertical
Alignment
Left
? <
Center
Right
Istanbul
Justify
? F Calgary
Berlin
Venezia
+
Medium
?
Width
? G B
Adams
?&
? Normal
Œ6
Œ5"6
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Font Samples table illustrated in
this guide.
& width, number of characters and number of
input lines. Once characters reach a minimum
size, the selected font will default to a custom
font which is based on the Helsinki style. This
!! " ! ! = ribbon and tapes.
X Basic
Frame Key
the Frame Designs table section in this guide.
"
"
=
(Select a
Mathematics
Roman
Numerals
F B
?
Arrows
Number
frame)
*'>
#
$ %
7 right side of the LCD when selecting a frame, it
! 1234%567 ? < ! !B < Refer to the Frame Designs table section in
this guide.
Symbol Key
! the Basic Symbols and Pictograph Symbols
table sections in this guide.
Pictograph
category)
symbol)
"
8History"Basic"
"
"
(Select
(Choose a
*'>
' ! # used symbols are added to History.
$ G # category.
0 F ?! ?! ! B %P7Helpful Hints,
Shortcuts.
X Pictograph
> @
> Music
Kitchen
? F!
; ? < G ' Astrology
Audio Visual
Holiday
‘F
5 HELPFUL HINTS
Shortcuts
Tab
LCD Contrast
!!
"+ Tab Length
To order supplies and #
www.brothermall.com or call
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F;>$>?%?G;?;+“;+$*>9$G
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<$?'?>'?><F;>$>?
;'<$*’'G>$*?$'*?
Language
Helpful Tips
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Clear
Resetting the P-touch
= !! " & # B # # stored files.
2
CAUTION
Clear
1
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support.brother.com.
?; ? # 5=^33=F'G>%5=^33=63W=^2V37
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Margin
'
$ K ! F # online or call.
Turn off the P-touch ribbon/tape printer,
hold down
and , and then press
to turn the P-touch ribbon/tape printer back
on.
First release the power button, and then
release
and
.
= !! " the internal memory reset.
! you do not intend to
!! " period of time.
< ! collection point, not in the general waste
F ! ! federal, state, and local regulations.
9 !#
= % 7
2
1. Cellophane tape
6 ; B *=AG
battery
1
Do not mix old and new batteries. Replace all
six batteries at the same time.
Troubleshooting
X Error messages
X What to do when...
Message
Cause / Remedy
Problem
Battery Low! The batteries are weak.
If using AAA alkaline batteries, replace them
with new ones.
If using Ni-MH batteries, charge them fully.
The display
B! stays blank
inserted.
!!B turned on the
Bis correctly connected.
machine.
Battery
Empty!
The installed batteries are running low and
need to be replaced for continued operation.
Invalid!
! selected [Numbering].
; r was selected for
[Numbering].
; s selected for [Tab
Length] or [Label Length].
; !! "
tape length while using templates.
No Text‚
0 data stored in the memory.
ƒ
When the
!! " Setting Margin section in this
printed out,
guide and select [Half] , [Narrow] or
there is too
[Chain much margin
% 7 ! !! "
The machine
does not print,
or the printed
characters are
not formed
properly.
was entered while using templates.
2 Line Limit!"
1 Line Limit! 0 V ! 0 15V4%VP7 16V4%W7
installed. Install a larger tape size.
No
Cassette!
There is no cassette installed.
Cutter
Pressed
+ middle of the printing process.
Text Full!
! %^1
#P1 7
! Change
Length
0 !! " 8Auto!! "
tape length.
No Frame OK? 0 ON, but a cassette narrower than
1234%567 % '*+01234%567 7
? #
to cancel.
Feed OK?
8Chain
Print] is selected. Refer to the Setting
Margin section in this guide.
Insert
0.47"
AB 1234%567
cassette.
Use TZe
Tape!
B
B $ # B correctly.
The setting has !!B cleared on its
9 own.
# display settings are cleared.
entered.
Solution
A blank
! G
horizontal line
appears through
! G =
the printed
and-down motion.
!! "
The machine
has “locked up”
%# Resetting the P-Touch section
happens when a
in this guide.
key is pressed,
7
The power
turns off when
you try to print.
!!B B! inserted.
he wrong AC Adapter is used. We
;<=62>?";<=62>?;"
;<=62>?;9";<=62>?;=15";<=62>?;9=15
Adapter.
The tape does B not feed properly the tape guides.
or the tape gets
+ < stuck inside the
+ machine.
; format settings
need to be
cleared to
create a new
!! "
To change
language
setting.
ƒ
[Text&Format].
"
"
8Clear]
[Text&Format]
Initial Settings section in this
guide.
Roman Numerals
Text Templates
Off
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22
03
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23
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24
05
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25
06
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26
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27
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29
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20
30
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Note: Images are for illustrative purposes only.
* Not applicable Frame Designs with numbers highlighted in gray can be used ONLY with
0.47"(12mm) wide tape cassettes.
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75
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