Brother P-touch PT-80 User manual

Brother P-touch PT-80 User manual
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ELECTRONIC LABELING SYSTE
T-80
USER'S GUIDE
| English | / Français
Printed in China
www .brother.ca
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ИОАНН ИНА И
INTRODUCTION
With your PT-80, you can create labels for any application. Select from the
many frames, character sizes and styles to design beautiful custom labels. In
addition, the variety of tape cartridges available allows you to print labels with
different widths and exciting colors.
Read this manual carefully before starting and keep the manual in a handy
place for future reference.
Industry Canada Compliance Statement (Canada Only)
This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003.
GENERAL PRECAUTIONS
* Use only Brother M tapes with this machine. Do not use tapes that do not have
the % mark
Do not clean the machine with alcohol or other organic solvents. Only use a soft, dry
cloth.
Do not touch the print head mechanism. Use a soft wipe (e.g. a cotton swab) when
cleaning the print head.
To avoid injuries, do not touch the cutter's edge.
To prevent damage or breakage of the LCD glass, do not press on the display.
Do not put any foreign objects into or heavy objects on the machine.
Do not leave any rubber or vinyl on the machine for an extended period of time,
otherwise the machine may be stained.
Do not get the machine wet, such as by handling the machine with wet hands or
spilling beverages on to the machine.
Do not expose the machine to extremely high temperatures or high humidity. Never
leave it on the dashboard, in the back of your car, near heaters or other hot
appliances. Keep it out of both direct sunlight and rain.
Avoid using the machine in extremely dusty places.
Depending on the environmental conditions and the applied settings, some
characters or symbols may be difficult to read.
Do not pull on the tape being fed from the P-touch labeler, otherwise the tape
cassette or P-touch labeler may be damaged.
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* Do nottry to pri g pty tap
so will damage the print head.
* Remove the batteries if you do not intend to use the machine for an extended period
of time. (Note: When power is disconnected for more than two minutes, all text and
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Make sure that the power is turned off when replacing batteries or tape cassette.
Do not use old and new batteries together or mix alkaline batteries with other type
batteries, or set the positive and negative end in the wrong position. Otherwise, the
batteries may leak or be damaged.
PREPARATION
Unpacking Your P-touch Labeler
Check that the package contains the followings before using your P-touch
labeler.
PT-80 M tape cassette
Accessories Guide
Included items may differ by distribution.
Power Supply & Tape Cassettes
Remove the back cover by pressing in
the rough area at the top end of the
machine.
If a tape cassette is already installed,
remove it by pulling it straight up. Also, if
batteries are already installed, remove
hem
em.
* Make sure that the power is turned off
when replacing batteries or tape
cassette.
Insert four new AAA-size alkaline +
batteries (LR03), making sure that
their poles point in the correct A
directions. Always replace all four +
batteries at the same time using brand
new
Insert a tape cassette, making sure that It snaps Into place.
Tape guide
End of tape
Tape exit slot
* Make sure that the end of the tape feeds under the tape guides.
* Use only Brother M tapes with this machine.
Attach the back cover by inserting two
hooks at the bottom into the slots on
the machine, then pushing down
firmly on the cover until it snaps into
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place.
* After you have installed the tape, feed
the tape (Car) +
then push in the tape cutter lever to cut
the tape.
) once and
Tape cutter lever
DESIGNING LABELS
Switching Upper Case/Lower Case Setting [Size] (®[email protected])
CN ©»00006 X © + CID size] ED + CID [Large] CD
Caps Setting [Width] (®[email protected]®)
Entering Numbers CN 0+ ED Ma D + CID bel GD
CN ©» O @ © [Normal] Pel [x12]
um Lock on Num Lock OFF [JSMITH] |J-SMITH]
123 ae Setting [Style] (vertical) (0+0)
Entering Symbols
SERGE
Group Symbols Group Symbols
1 te 7/18 € € £ # ° y;
2/0 - & _— / 817, ° @ C x WD
3H % ? | ¿ ¡ * II QALTE YE
4 |+ = x + % = 0 kB % Yes
5 () [] <> 1 9 Re
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® To go to the next group, press (mo),
* To cancel operations, press O.
Entering Accented Characters
CN [email protected]/60D+D
* To cancel
* LCD language.
Making Two Line Text
Move the cursor to where the second line starts and press (=).
Display Label image
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abcd def abc
= det
a E > [Style] (=D) => [Vertical] C=)
[Normal] [Bold] [Outline]
| J.SMITH | | J.SMITH | J.SMITH
[Shadow] [Italie] [I+Bold] (Italic Bold)
JEMITH | [|J.SMITH] | J.SMITH|
[1+Outl](italic Outline) [1++Shadow](Italic Shadow) [Vertical]
[J.SMITH] |> O=-FTI1
Setting [Undl/Frm]
(Underline/Frame) (0+0)
X © + ED Lam)» ED [Und] D
[Candy]
XABCX
1 EM
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uy
[Off] [Und!] (Underline) [Round]
ABC ABC
[Callout] [Banner] [Wooden]
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Setting [Length]
(Label Length)(auto/12"-120" (9+6)
EN O» CD [Length] CD =» CID
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* You can also select the length by entering the length with © ~ ®.
* To return to [Auto], press (Gee).
Setting [A/F](Auto Format)
(0+0)
You can choose label length from five formats to create labels for various
applications.
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To Clear
By pressing the backspace key you will delete a character.
(To delete a whole line of text, keep pressing the Backspace key)
To Clear All Text and Settings (©+©)
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* This will not affect Time & Date or language settings.
OPERATION
Keyboard & LCD
[GETTING STARTED]
Troubleshooting
Width
Size
pr FF Style
A a MA ABA
Cursor
Ci N = 5
Caps ———— Г T =f Underline/Frame
Num Lock Label Length
Print key
Time/Date key
key
Num
Symbol key
* The LCD shows one row of 12 characters; however, the text that
e you enter can be up to 80 characters in length, which will scroll
across the display.
* Use Cursor key while holding down Shift key to go to beginning /
end of the text.
Initial Setting
Start your machine
Supply power by using four AAA batteries, and then press O .
Set your guag
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Y Choose a language with (+ ] >) and press .
El Set the unit (inch/mm)
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rencn/rortuguese)
* inch Li
Choose a unit with (+ [| >) and press .
Set Date (MM/DD/YY) and Time (hh:mm)
Example: setting the clock to March 20th 2006, 10:30AM
Date (MM/DD/YY)
> >
input “03” input “20” input “06”
Time (hh:mm)
> >
input “10” input “30”
Select AM/PM with € | >) and press .
You can also confirm the figure and move to the next setting by using
right cursor key.
minutes.
* Tocancel operations, press E).
To initialize the P-touch labeler back to factory settings, turn off the
machine and then while holding down and (7), press O to
turn the machine back on. Finally, release {s+ / and (R).
e * The machine automatically turns off if no key is pressed within 5
PRINTING LABELS
Text Preview
Cause/Remedy
them with new ones.
no
ed.
You tried to set Copies (copy printing), when no text is
entered.
line
entered.
What to do when...
Problem Solution
If the batteries are weak, replace them.
is incorrect.
down and (1), press to turn the machine
back on. Finally, release and (CR
Note:
be cleared.
or the printed replace it.
its own. minutes,
When
all text & formats in the display will be lost. Language, unit
also be cleared.
use a dry cotton swab to gently wipe the
label. otion.
(ie., nothing down Con) and ®, press to turn the machine
even oan back on. Finally, release NC, and ®.
is on).
Note:
the be cleared.
guides.
The cutter lever is used while printing. Do not touch the
orgo
into Function mode and select
Specifications
Item Specification
x 58 mm
12mm
See the attached “Supplies and Accessories Guide” for detailed info of tape
variation.
[CREATING LABELS]
USEFUL FUNCTIONS
Time & Date Function (0+0)
You can preview the text before printing.
; ©
The LCD shows the whole text and the label length (inch/mm), then retums to the
original text.
Only the text can be previewed, not the font, style, size, underline/frame or any
additional features.
Feeding (Tape Feed)
CY:
* The machine will feed 1.0” of tape, which may be needed when installing a new tape
cassette.
Printing
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® To cut off the label, push in the tape cutter lever on the upper-left comer of the
machine.
To prevent damage to the tape, do not try to cut while the message "Print" or
"Feed" is displayed.
Using Copies
You can print up to 9 copies of each label.
X © + СТР) copes] D + ED
You can also select the number of copies by entering with @ ~ © .
(0+0)
COMPLETED LABELS
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Peel the printed label from backing and apply the label. Function Shortcuts (6 + © ~ © )
Removing the Label Backing In addition to the basic steps t h for a function, PT-80 provides you with
You can insert the desired time and date to your text at the touch of a button.
8 Formats are available for printing time and date.
You can change the number of time/date by changing the clock setting.
To add Time & Date to your text:
‘ >
The cursor should be positioned where you wish to insert the time & date.
To select the format of Time & Date:
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ap
Format Description (March e 3:30PM)
M/DY Month/ Date/ Year 03/20/06
M/D/Y hm Month/ Date/ Year time 03/20/06 03:30PM
D/MY Date/ Month/ Year 20/03/06
D/M/Y hm Date/ Month/ Year time 20/03/06 03:30PM
D.M.Y Date.Month.Year 20.03.06
D.M.Y hm Date.Month.Year time 20.03.06 03:30PM
Y-M-D Year- Month- Date 06-03-20
Y-M-D hm Year- Month- Date time 06-03-20 03:30PM
To change the Clock Setting:
Example: setting the clock to March 20th 2006, 10:30AM
№ © «D ED [ae +
Setting Month (MM), Date (DD), Year (YY)
~ > > +
input “03” input “20” input “06”
Setting Hour (hh) and Minute (mm)
+m J+ [ow J+
input “10” input “30”
Select AM/PM with (< [ >) and press .
This machine is equipped with a peeler that allows you to easily remove the
backing from labels.
El Insert the label, with the printed surface facing down, as far as possible
o Into the bulit-In peeler.
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Y
Fold back the label to the right and quickly pull out the label. The end of
the backing is separated from the label.
BODE
you can easily jump to a frequently used function just by
pressing (fm) and the shortcut key shown in the table below.
To confirm, press (=).
Size Auto Format
Width
Copies
Style Time & Date
Underline/Frame All Clear
Label Length
Web site: www.brother.ca
TEL: 1-877-BROTHER
IMPORTANT INFORMATION
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pensi i ing for you, your
i y problem
with your new product, please refer to the instruction manual. If you still
need assistance, call our “help” line at 1-877-BROTHER
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