USER`S MANUAL Direct Thermal Portable Printer M23

USER`S MANUAL Direct Thermal Portable Printer M23
M23
Direct Thermal Portable Printer
USER’S
MANUAL
Contents
Copyright Declaration ...................................................................................1
Compliances ..................................................................................................1
1. INTRODUCTION .........................................................................................2
1.1 Documentation.........................................................................................2
1.2 Unpacking and Inspection ......................................................................2
1.3 Equipment Checklist ...............................................................................2
1.4 Front View.................................................................................................3
1.5 Rear View..................................................................................................5
2. GETTING STARTED ...................................................................................6
2.1 Install the Battery.....................................................................................6
2.2 Using the Strap ........................................................................................7
2.2.1 Hand Strap......................................................................................7
2.2.2 Shoulder Strap ( Option ) ..............................................................8
2.3 Loading Media..........................................................................................9
2.3.1 Loading Continuous Labels for Receipt Paper ...........................9
2.3.2 Loading Die-cut Labels ...............................................................10
2.3.3 Loading Fan-fold Labels .............................................................12
2.4 Connecting the Communication Cable ................................................14
2.5 Using the Bluetooth Wireless (Optional) .............................................15
2.6 Charging the Battery .............................................................................16
3. USING THE DISPLAY AND BUTTONS ....................................................18
3.1 LCD Display and Buttons......................................................................18
3.2 LCD Display Icon Description...............................................................19
3.3 LCD/Keyboard Operation ......................................................................20
3.3.1 Turn on/off the Printer .................................................................20
3.3.2 Arrow Keys ...................................................................................20
3.3.3 Exit From a Menu .........................................................................20
3.3.4 Cancel the Error Status ...............................................................20
4. LCD MENU OVERVIEW............................................................................21
4.1 Setup.......................................................................................................23
4.1.1 Printer Setup ................................................................................23
4.1.2 Sensor...........................................................................................27
4.1.3 Serial Comm.................................................................................33
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4.1.4 RF Network ( Optional ) ...............................................................35
4.1.5 Bluetooth ( Optional ) ..................................................................39
4.1.6 Display ..........................................................................................40
4.1.7 Power Manager (Low Power, Shut Down)..................................41
4.2 File Manager ...........................................................................................42
4.2.1 File List .........................................................................................42
4.2.2 Avail. Memory...............................................................................43
4.2.3 Del. All Files..................................................................................43
4.3 Diagnostics ............................................................................................44
4.3.1 Print Config. .................................................................................44
4.3.2 Dump Mode ..................................................................................45
4.3.3 Battery ..........................................................................................45
4.3.4 Print Head.....................................................................................45
4.3.5 Display ..........................................................................................46
4.3.6 Buttons .........................................................................................46
4.4 Language................................................................................................48
4.5 Service ....................................................................................................49
4.5.1 Initialization ..................................................................................49
4.5.2 Mileage Info. .................................................................................50
5. PRINTING LABELS ..................................................................................51
5.1 Connect with a Cable to Print ...............................................................51
5.2 Connect by Radio (Optional) ................................................................51
5.3 Stand-along Printing..............................................................................52
6. TROUBLESHOOTING ..............................................................................53
7. MAINTENANCE ........................................................................................55
8. FIRMWARE UPDATE PROCEDURE ........................................................58
8.1 Update Firmware Via Serial Port...........................................................58
8.2 Update Firmware Via USB Port .............................................................61
9. POWER ON UTILITIES .............................................................................62
9.1 Printer initialization................................................................................62
9.2 Ignore AUTO.BAS ..................................................................................64
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Copyright Declaration
Information in this manual is subject to change without notice and does not represent a
commitment on the part of TSC Auto ID Technology Co., Ltd.. No part of this manual
may be reproduced or transmitted in any form by any means, for any purpose other
than the purchaser’s personal use, without the expressed written permission of TSC
Auto ID Technology Co., Ltd..
The TrueType font engine is developed from the “FreeType Project" by David Turner,
Robert Wilhelm, and Werner Lemberg. All other products referred on this document are
the trademark or the registered trademark of each belonged companies.
Compliances
CE Class B:
EN55022:1998+A1:2000+A2:2003:
EN55024:1998+A1:2001+A2:2003:
EN 61000-4 SERIES REQULATIONS
ETSI EN 301 489-17:V1.2.1(2002-08)
FCC:
CFR 47, Part 15/CISPR 22 3RD EDITION:1997, Class B
ANSI C63.4:2003
CANADIAN ICES-003
C-Tick:
AS/NZS CISPR22 (Class B)
UL, CUL
UL 60950 3rd
TÜV-GS:
EN60950: 2000
Wichtige Sicherheits-Hinweise
1. Bitte lesen Sie Diese Hinweis sorgfältig durch
2. Heben Sie diese Anleitung fűr den späteren Gebrauch auf.
3. Vor jedem Reinigen ist das Gerät vom Stromentz zu trennen. Verwenden Sie
Keine Flűssig-oder Aerosolreiniger. Am besten eignet sich ein angefeuchtetes
Tuch zur Reinigung.
4. Die Netzanschlußsteckdose soll nahe dem Gerät angebraucht und leicht
zugänglich sein.
5. Das Gerät ist vor Feuchtigkeit zu schűtzen.
6. Bei der Aufstellung des Gerätes ist auf sicheren Stand zu achten. Ein Kippen
oder Fallen könnte Beschädigungen hervorrufen.
7. Beáchten Sie beim Anschluß an das stromnetz die Anschlußwerte.
8. Dieses das Gerät kann bis zu einer Außentemperatur von maximal 40℃
betieben werden.
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1. Introduction
Thank you for purchasing TSC M23 direct thermal printer.
M23 is a portable printer, which can accept varieties of media, such as labels, receipt,
tag, and fan-fold paper. With LCD display, it is more user friendly for operation and
more easily for understanding printer status. With 802.11b WiFi and Bluetooth
connectivity, M23 extends the mobile printing technology needs.
1.1 Documentation
This document provides an easy reference for operating the TSC M23 Printer.
The online version of the Programmer's manual, or more information can be
downloaded from service and support web site as an Adobe® Acrobat® Reader file.
1.2 Unpacking and Inspection
This printer has been specially packaged to withstand damage during shipping.
Please carefully inspect the packaging and printer upon receiving the bar code printer.
Please retain the packaging materials in case you need to reship the printer.
1.3 Equipment Checklist
Unpacking the printer, the following items are included in the carton.
One M23 printer
One software CD disk
One hand strap
One Lithium-ion battery
One single bay battery charger and power adapter
One quick start guide
If any parts are missing, please contact the Customer Service Department of your
purchased reseller or distributor.
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1.4 Front View
Context-sensitive keys
Supply door
release button
Paper exit chute
Caution:
Hazardous parts. Keep fingers and other body parts away.
Tear plate (for label)
Peel roller
Tear bar (for liner)
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Platen
Gap/black mark sensor
Supply holder
Peel-off enabler
Li-ion battery
Strap button
Graphic LCD with back lit display
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1.5 Rear View
Hinged cable door
Fan-fold paper
entrance chute
Power jack chute
RS-232 interface
5V/DTR switch
USB interface
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2. Getting Started
2.1 Install the Battery
1. Open the supply door by pulling outward on the release buttons located on
either side of the printer.The supply door should swing open.
Supply door
Release button
2. Insert the connector end of the battery into the printer.
Li-ion battery
Release button
3. After loading media, close the supply door until the release buttons click into
place.
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2.2 Using the Strap
2.2.1 Hand Strap
1.
Clip both rings of the hand strap onto the strap buttons by placing each O-ring over
the strap button and gently pulling up on the strap until the strap until the strap
locks into place.
Hand strap
Strap button
O -rings
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2.2.2 Shoulder Strap ( Option )
Shoulder strap
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2.3 Loading Media
2.3.1 Loading Continuous Labels for Receipt Paper
1. Open the supply door by pulling outward on the release buttons on both sides of the
printer.
2. Pull supply holder tabs apart and insert a new roll of media. Make sure the media is
positioned so it unwinds from the top as shown.
A roll of supplies
Release button
Supply holder tabs
3. Pull out enough supply to lie across the exit chute.
Label
Supply door
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4. Close the supply door until the release buttons click into place.
Paper exit chute
Note: Please set the sensor type as Continuous.
2.3.2 Loading Die-cut Labels
1.
Open the supply door by pulling outward on the release buttons on both sides of
the printer.
Peel bar
Supply holder
Peel roller
Peel off enablers
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2. Lift up the peel off enablers on both sides.
Push down the peel off enablers
Lift up the peel off enablers
3. Pull supply holder tabs apart, and insert a roll of labels. Make sure the supply
unwinds from the top as shown.
Note: Calibrate the gap/black mark sensor when changing media.
A roll of label.
Release button
Supply holder tabs
4. Remove a couple of labels from the liner. Insert the liner through the gap between
peeler bar and peel-off roller.
Peel roller
Peeler bar
Tear edge ( for liner)
Liner
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5. Close the supply door.
6. Press the
button once or twice to advance the labels until the liner is
separates from the label.
Label
Liner
2.3.3 Loading Fan-fold Labels
1. Open the supply door by pulling outward on the release buttons on both sides of the
printer.
2. Pull supply holder tabs apart to insert a 3” paper core to keep supply holder wide
open.
3” Paper core
3. Insert the fan-fold paper through the fan-fold paper entrance chute and pass over
the paper exit chute.
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Fan-fold paper
entrance chute
Fan-fold media
4. Adjust the paper guides by sliding to fit the paper width.
Paper
guides
5. Close the supply door.
6. Calibrate the media if necessary.
Note: Please calibrate the gap/black mark sensor when changing media.
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2.4 Connecting the Communication Cable
1. Open the hinged cable door by loosening the two screws. Lift up on the door.
Hinged
cable door
Screws
2. Plug the null modem cable into the RS232 port. (Or plug the USB cable into the
USB port.)
RS232 port
USB port
5V/DTR Switch
3. Place the cable in the cable cavity.
RS232 port
Cable cavity
Null modem cable
4. Close the hinged cable door and tighten the screws.
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2.5 Using the Bluetooth Wireless (Optional)
1. Open the hinged cable door by loosening the two screws and lifting up on the door.
2. Set the +5V / DTR switch to the +5V position.
5V/DTR switch
3. Plug in the Bluetooth dongle into the RS-232 port.
Hinged cable door
Bluetooth
4. Close the hinged cable door and tighten the screws.
5. Then, please to refer the section 4.1 to calibrate the bluetooth.
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2.6 Charging the Battery
1. Open the printer supply door and remove the battery.
2. Insert the battery into the charger station.
Battery
Power
LED
Status LED
Power LED
Description
Red
Power is on
Off
Power is off
Status LED
Description
Red
Charging battery
Amber
Battery is 70% charged
Green (Solid)
Battery is completely charged
Green (Blinking)
Charger error
Off
No battery
Note:
1. If Power LED is solid red and Status LED is green blinking, please remove the
battery and check if the terminals inside the charger are shorted by foreign
object. Unplug the charger power adapter from the outlet and remove the
object between “+” and “-“ terminals. Install the battery to the charger for
charging again. If problem still exists, please contact your purchased reseller
for service.
2. It takes 2 to 3 hours to fully charge the battery before the first time usage. The
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lifetime of the battery is 300 times for charge/discharge cycles.
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3. Using the Display and Buttons
3.1 LCD Display and Buttons
Navigation buttons
LCD display
Feed/Ready button
On/Off button
Icon
Description
Turns the printer on and off.
Advances label or returns the display to the previous menu.
Three buttons that selecting options on the display.
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3.2 LCD Display Icon Description
Icon
Description
Enter the menu
€]
Enter cursor located option
©
Scroll up
ª
Scroll down
¨
Cursor location
+
Increase the setting value
-
Decrease the setting value
×
Cancel
OK/select
3
Return the display to the next higher menu.
ll
Pause and display the battery voltage
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3.3 LCD/Keyboard Operation
¨Option
ª ©
€]
3.3.1 Turn on/off the Printer
Hold the
button to turns on/off printer.
3.3.2 Arrow Keys
Press the
Press the
Press the
button under the ª LCD icon to scroll down the menu list
button under the © LCD icon to scroll up the menu list.
button under the €] LCD icon to enter cursor located option
3.3.3 Exit From a Menu
1. Press the
button to exit from a menu or cancel a setting and return to the
next higher menu.
2. When the cursor ¨ icon is pointed to the “Exit”, press the
under the €] LCD icon on the display, to exit from an option.
button, which is
3.3.4 Cancel the Error Status
Press the
button to cancel the error status to resume printer back to normal.
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4. LCD Menu Overview
Ready
Setup
Printer Setup
Speed
USA
001 (default)
1
BRI
002
1.5 ips
2
GER
003
2.0 ips (default)
3
GER
031
2.5 ips
4
DAN
032
3.0 ips
5
ITA
033
3.5 ips
6
SPA
034
7 (default)
SW E
036
0 (default)
8
SW I
038
Density
Direction
0
1
9
437
039
Tear Off Mode
10
850 (default)
041
Batch Mode (default)
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852
042
Peeler Mode
12
860
044
Exit
13
863
045
+000 (default)
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865
046
Reference X
000 (default)
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Reference Y
000 (default)
Print Mode
Offset
857
047
Exit
048
Code Page
049
Country
055
Exit
Sensor
061
Gap Sensor
Auto Gap
351
Manual Gap
Serial Com m .
358
Exit
1200 bps
Bline Sensor
Auto Bline
2400 bps
Continuous
Manual Bline
4800 bps
Exit
Exit
9600 bps (default)
Exit
19200 bps
Baud Rate
Parity
Data Bits
None (default)
38400 bps
Odd
57600 bps
Even
115200 bps
Exit
Exit
7 Data Bits
8 Data Bits (default)
Exit
Stop Bits
One Stop Bit
Exit
Two Stop Bits (default)
Exit
RF Network
Bluetooth
Display
File Manager
Diagnostics
Status
IP Address
Security
Enable
Configure
Subnet Mask
CAM
Change PIN
Disable
Reset
Gateway
PSP
Local Nam e
Exit
Exit
Power Mode
Exit
Inform ation
Protocol
TCP
Exit
SSID
LPD
Exit
Contrast
50 (default)
Escape
Backlight
Disable (default)
Exit
Exit
Enable
Power Manager
Low Power
5 Seconds
Exit
Shut Down
10 Seconds
Exit
30 Seconds
File List
Filenam e
1 Minute
Avail. Mem ory
DRAM: xxx KB Free
5 Minutes
Del. All Files
FLASH:xxx KB Free
10 Minutes
Exit
30 Minutes
Printer Config.
1 hour
Dum p Mode
5 hours
Battery
Exit
Print Head
Display
Buttons
Exit
Language
English
Service
Initialization
Exit
Mileage Info.
Exit
Exit
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Main Menu
Setup
-
File
Manager
- Diagnostics - Language -
Service
-
Exit
1. Turn on the printer by pressing and holding the
button until the display turns on.
The display flashes printer version information, battery voltage gauge, and then you
see:
State
Ready
Menu icon
Pause icon
ll
Note: At ready states press ll icon can check battery voltage gauge. (Press the
same button to go back to Ready states.)
Pause
E
2. Press the
F
button under the
icon to enter the Main menu.
¨Setup
File Manager
ª
€]
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4.1 Setup
Setup
Printer
Setup
- File Manager - Diagnostics - Language -
- Sensor -
Service
-
Exit
Serial
RF
Power
- Bluetooth - Display Comm.
Network
Manager
Exit
4.1.1 Printer Setup
Printer setup
Speed - Density - Direction -
Print
Reference Reference Code
- Offset - Country - Exit
Mode
X
Y
Page
4.1.1.1 Speed:
+
Speed
2.0 ips
-
v
Use this option to setup print speed. The available print speed is between
1.5~3.5 ips and increament/decreament is 0.5 ips. The default print speed is
2.0 ips ( 50mm/sec).
button under “+” icon to raise the print speed, and “–” icon to lower
Press
it, and “V” icon to set it into printer.
Note:
1. Media width, label printing content, density setting and battery voltage
will affect printing speed. Printer will adjust the printing speed
automatically to optimize printing quality.
2. In peel off mode, the printing speed will be set to 1.5 ips automatically.
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4.1.1.2 Density:
+
Density
7
-
v
Use this option to setup printing darkness. The available setting is from 0 to
15, and the step is 1. Printer default density is 7.You may need to adjust your
density based on selected media.
Press
button under “+” / “-” icons to increase/decrease the printing
darkness. Press button under “V” icon to enable the setting.
Note:
Density setting will affect printing speed. Printer will adjust the printing speed
automatically to optimize the printing quality.
4.1.1.3 Direction:
Direction
0
+
v
The direction setting value is either 1 or 0. Use this option to setup the printout
direction. Printer default printout direction is DIRECTION 0.
button under “+” icon to set the direction as 1, and “–” icon to set it
Press
as 0, and “V” icon to enable the setting. The following 2 figures are the
printouts of DIRECTION 0 and 1 for your reference.
DIRECTION 0
DIRECTION 1
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4.1.1.4 Print Mode: (Tear Off Mode/Batch Mode/Peeler Mode)
¨Batch Mode
Peeler Mode
ª
©
V
This option is used to set the print mode. Printer default setting is Batch Mode.
When enter this list, the print mode in the right side of ¨ icon is the printer
button under ª and © icon to select the different
button under “V” icon to enable the setting.
current setting. Press
print mode, and press
Printer Mode
Description
Tear Off Mode:
Next label leading edge is aligned to the print head burn
line location.
Batch Mode:
Once image is printed completely, label gap/black mark will
be fed to the tear plate location for tear away.
Peeler Mode:
Enable the label peel off mode.
4.1.1.5 Offset:
Offset
+000
¨
ª
V
This option is used to fine tune media stop location. Press the
button
under ¨ icon to move the cursor from left digit to right digit, and press the
button to set the value from “+” to “-” or “0” to “9”. Press the
button under
“V” icon to set the value into printer. The default value is +000.
4.1.1.6 Reference X & Reference Y:
Reference Y
000
Reference X
000
¨
ª
¨
V
ª
V
This option is used to set the origin of printer coordinate system horizontally
button under ¨ icon to move the cursor from left
and vertically. Press the
digit to right digit, and press the
button under ª icon to set the value from
“0” to “9”. Press the
button under “V” to set the value into printer. The
default value is 000.
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4.1.1.7 Code Page:
¨850
852
ª
©
V
Use this option to set the code page of international character set. For more
information about code page, please to refer the programming manual.
When enter the code page list, the code page in the right side of ¨ icon is the
printer current setting.
Press the
button under ª and © icon to select the code page, and press
the
button under “V” icon to enable the setting.
7-bit
8-bit
code page name
International
Character Set
code page
number
International
Character Set
USA
USA
437
United States
BRI
British
850
Multilingual
GER
German
852
Slavic
FRE
French
860
Portuguese
DAN
Danish
863
Canadian/French
ITA
Italian
865
Nordic
SPA
Spanish
SWE
Swedish
SWI
Swiss
4.1.1.8 Country:
001
¨002
ª
©
V
Use this option to set the country code for the LCD display. Press the
button under ª and © icon to select the country code, and press the
button under “V” icon to set the value into printer. When enter this list, the
country code in the right side of ¨ icon is the printer current setting.
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Code
Country
Code
Country
001
USA
034
Spanish
(Spain)
Hungarian
002 Canadian-French 036
003
Spanish
(Latin America)
031
Dutch
032
Belgian
Code Country Code
Country
044
United
Kingdom
055
Brazil
045
Danish
061
English
(International)
Swedish
351
Portuguese
038 Yugoslavian 046
039
Italian
047 Norwegian 358
041 Switzerland 048
033 French (France) 042
Slovak
049
Finnish
Polish
German
4.1.2 Sensor
Sensor
Gap Sensor
- Bline Sensor - Continuous -
Exit
This option is used to set the media sensor type and calibrate the selected
sensor. We recommend to calibrate the sensor before printing when
changing the media.
Gap Sensor
¨Bline Sensor
ª
©
„]
When you enter this option, the sensor type in the right side of ¨ icon is the
printer current setting.
Press the
press the
button under ª icon and © icon to select the sensor type, and
under “„]” icon to enter sensor detecting mode.
4.1.2.1 Gap Sensor:
¨Auto Gap
Manual Gap
ª
„]
Press the
button under ª and © icon to select the sensor detecting
mode, and press the
button under „] icon to detect sensor strength.
4.1.2.2.1 Auto Gap:
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When enter the [Auto Gap] option, you will see following message.
Normally, we use this option to calibrate the sensor sensitivity.
Insert liner ...
Then hit Enter
V
Insert liner between the gap sensors, and press the
start sensor calibrate.
button under “V” icon to
Note: Please make sure the only liner is placed between the gap see-though type
sensor.
GAP Calibrate
50
+
V
Press the
button under “+” and “-“ icon to increase and decrease
Stock AD value, and press the
under “V” icon to detect sensor
sensitivity.
Calibrating ...
Stock AD = 256
When “SUCCESSFUL” is shown on the LCD display, press the
button under “3” to return to the previous page.
SUCCESSFUL
Stock AD = 50
3
If “FAILED” is shown on the LCD display, please check if only liner is
placed between the see through type gap sensor.
FAILED
Stock AD = 135
3
Please follow the steps below to calibrate sensor sensitivity again.
1. Press the button
menu.
under “3” icon to return to “Gap Sensor”
2. Press the button
under “€]” icon to enter “Auto Gap” menu.
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3. After insert liner between the see through type gap sensor, press the
button
under “V” icon to continue.
4. Press the button
under “+” icon to increase Stock AD value by
50 increment. And press the button
under “V” icon to calibrate
the sensor sensitivity.
GAP Calibrate
185
+
V
4.1.2.1.2 Manual Gap:
If Auto Gap sensor calibration can not apply to the media, please use
Manual Gap function to calibrate sensor manually. This function can be
used to fine tune sensor sensitivity. When enter [Manual Gap] option,
you will see following message.
Gap Sensor
Stock AD = 50
Intension = 140
+
V
Gap Sensor
Stock AD = 163
Intension = 140
+
V
Stock AD on liner
Stock AD on paper
Press the
button under “+” and “-“ to increase and decrease
sensor intension, and press the
under “V” to set the value to
printer.
When adjust the sensor sensitivity manually, we can get the different
Stock AD on liner and paper in each sensor intension. The difference
between these two values must be larger than 50 levels then printer
can register label position correctly.
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4.1.2.2 Black Sensor:
¨Auto Bline
Manual Bline
ª
„]
Press the
button under ª and © icon to select the sensor calibration
under “„]” icon to start sensor calibration.
mode, and press the
4.1.2.2.1 Auto Bline:
When enter the [Auto Bline] option, you will see following message.
Normally, we use Auto Bline to calibrate sensor sensitivity.
Insert label ...
Then hit Enter
V
Insert label on the black mark sensors, and press the
to start sensor calibration.
button under “V” icon
Bline Calibrate
150
+
V
Note:
DO NOT align black mark to the black mark sensor when
calibrate black mark sensor or sensor will be calibrated
incorrectly.
button under “+” and “-“ icon to increase and decrease
Press the
Stock AD value, and press the
under “V” icon to calibrate sensor.
Calibrating ...
Stock AD = 256
SUCCESSFUL
Stock AD = 150
3
When sensor is calibrated successfully, press the
“3” icon to return to the previous page.
button under
If “FAILED” is shown on the LCD display, please check if only paper
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(without black mark) is placed on the black mark sensor.
FAILED
Stock AD = 190
3
If yes, please follow the following steps to calibrate sensor sensitivity
agian.
1.Press the button
under “3” icon to return to Bline Sensor menu.
2. Press the button
under “€]” icon to enter “Auto Bline” menu.
3. After insert paper on the black mark sensor, press the button
under “V” icon to continue.
4. Press the button
under “+” icon to increase Stock AD value by
50. And press the button
under “V” icon to calibrate the sensor
sensitivity.
Bline Calibrate
240
+
V
4.1.2.2.2 Manual Bline:
If Auto Bline sensor calibration successfully, it’s not necessary to
calibrate the sensor manually. This function is used to fine tune sensor
sensitivity. When enter the [Manual Bline] option, you will see following
message.
Gap Sensor
Stock AD = 153
Intension = 212
+
V
Gap Sensor
Stock AD = 249
Intension = 212
+
V
Stock AD on label
Stock AD on black
Press the
button under “+” and “-“ to increase and decrease
sensor intension, and press the
under “V” to set the value to
printer
When adjust the sensor sensitivity manually, we can get the different
Stock AD on black mark and paper in each sensor intension. And the
difference between these two values must be larger than 50 levels then
printer can register the label correctly.
4.1.2.3 Continuous:
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When enter the [Continuous] option, you will see following message.
Insert label ...
Then hit Enter
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Insert media between the gap sensor and press the
start sensor calibration
button under “V” icon to
Calibrate
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+
V
Press the
button under “+” and “-“ icon to increase and decrease
Stock AD value, and press the
under “V” icon to detect sensor
sensitivity.
Calibrating ...
Stock AD = 256
SUCCESSFUL
Stock AD = 50
3
Press the
button under “3” icon to return to the next higher menu.
If “FAILED” is shown on the LCD display, please check if the media is
placed between the see through type gap sensor.
FAILED
Stock AD = 50
3
If yes, please follow the following steps to calibrate sensor sensitivity
agian.
1. Press the button
under “3” icon to return to “Sensor” menu.
under “€]” icon to enter “Continuous” menu.
2. Press the button
3. After insert label between the see through type gap sensor, press
the button
under “V” icon to continue.
4. Press the button
under “+” icon to increase Stock AD value by
50 levels. Press the button
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under “V” icon to calibrate the sensor
sensitivity.
Calibrate
100
+
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4.1.3 Serial Comm.
Serial Comm.
Baud Rate
Options
Baud Rate
Parity
Data Bits
Stop Bits
- Parity -
Data Bite
-
Stop Bits
-
Parameters
1200 bps/ 2400 bps/ 4800 bps/ 9600 bps
/ 19200 bps/ 38400 bps/ 57600 bps/
115200 bps
None/ Odd/ Even
7 Data Bits/ 8 Data Bits
1 Stop Bit/ 2 Stop Bits
Exit
Default
9600 bps
None
8 Data Bits
1 Stop Bit
4.1.3.1 Baud Rate:
¨9600 bps
19200 bps
ª
©
V
This option is used to set the RS-232 baud rate, and the default setting is
9600 bps.
Press
button under ª and © icon to select the different baud rate, and
press
button under “V” icon to set the value into printer. When you enter
this list, the baud rate value in the right side of ¨ icon is current setting in the
printer.
4.1.3.2 Parity:
None
¨Odd
ª
©
V
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This option is used to set the RS-232 parity. The default setting is None. Press
button under ª and © to select the different parity, and press
button
under “V” to set the value into printer. When you enter this list, the parity in the
right side of ¨ is the printer current setting.
4.1.3.3 Data Bits:
¨8 Data Bits
Exit
ª
©
V
This option is used to set the RS-232 Data Bits, and the default setting is 8.
Press
button under ª and © icon to select the different Data Bits, and
press
button under “V” icon to set the value into printer. When you enter
this list, the Data Bits in the right side of ¨ icon is the printer current setting.
4.1.3.4 Stop Bits:
One Stop Bit
¨Two Stop Bits
ª
©
V
This option is used to set the RS-232 Stop Bits. The default setting is 1. Press
button under ª and © icon to select the different Stop Bits, and press
button under “V” icon to set the value into printer. When you enter this list, the
option in the right side of ¨ icon is the printer current setting.
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4.1.4 RF Network ( Optional )
Use this menu to configure optional 802.11b WiFi configuration. Checking the
printer’s WiFi module status, configure the RF network settings, and reset the
WiFi module.
Note:
Before using WiFi module, please set the RS-232 baud rate to 19200
bps.
RF Network
Status
- Configure -
Status
¨Configure
ª
©
Reset
-
Exit
„]
Press
button under ª and © icon to select the different options, and press
button under “„]” icon to enter the option.
4.1.4.1 Status: (Checking the Status)
000.000.000.000
Version 1.2
M23 WiFi
TSC Wireless
Press any
The WiFi module local IP
Address, firmware version,
printer mode, board version,
and device name are
displayed.
button
00A0F8E2AD9E
Protocol: TCP
State: Unknow
Radio: IEEE 802.11b
The MAC Address, Protocol,
current state, and radio type
are displayed. Press any
to return to the RF Network
menu.
4.1.4.2 Configure:
Use this menu to set the printer's IP Address, Subnet Mask, Gateway, Power
Mode, Protocol, SSID and Escape character.
IP Address
¨Subnet Mask
ª
©
„]
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Press
press
button under ª and © icon to select the different options, and
button under “„]” icon to enter the option.
4.1.4.2.1 IP Address
IP Address
000.000.000.000
¨
©
V
button under ¨ icon to move the cursor from left to right,
and press the
button to set the value from “0” to “9”. Press the
button under “V” icon to save the setting and return the Configure menu.
Press the
4.1.4.2.2 Subnet Mask
Subnet Mask
000.000.000.000
¨
©
V
Press the
button under ¨ icon to move the cursor from left to right,
and press the
button to set the value from “0” to “9”. Press the
button under “V” icon to save the setting and return the Configure menu.
4.1.4.2.3 Gateway
Gateway
000.000.000.000
¨
©
V
button under ¨ icon to move the cursor from left to right,
Press the
and press the
button to set the value from “0” to “9”. Press the
button under “V” icon to save the setting and return the Configure menu.
4.1.4.2.4 Power Mode
CAM
¨PSP
ª
©
„]
Press
button under ª and © icon to select the different modes, and
press
button under “„]” icon to set it. CAM is Continuous Awake
Mode. PSP is Power Save Protocol. PSP conserves battery power. CAM
means the printer is continuously receiving and transmitting data. This
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mode uses battery power quickly. If you select PSP, you are prompted to
enter a PSP algorithm between 1~5. 1 is the shortest sleep time (uses
battery power quicker, but responds faster); 5 is the longest sleep time
(optimal battery conservation, but responds slower).
¨PSP:3
PSP:4
ª
©
V
button under ª and © icon to select the different modes, and
button under “V” icon to set it.
Press
press
4.1.4.2.5 Protocol
TCP
¨LPD
ª
©
„]
Press
button under ª and © icon to select the different modes, and
press
button under “„]” icon to set it. If you select TCP, you need to
specify the port number for the raw printer port.
Port
+09100
¨
©
V
button under ¨ icon to move the cursor from left to right,
Press the
and press the
button to set the value from “+” to ”-“ and “0” to “9”.
Press the
button under “V” icon to save the setting and return the
TCP menu.
4.1.4.2.6 SSID
SSID
ABC
¨
©
V
Use this option to set the SSID. The SSID is case-sensitive.
Press the
button under ¨ icon to move the cursor from left space to
right space, and press the
button under © icon to set the value.
Press the
button under “V” icon to save the setting and return the
Configure menu.
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4.1.4.2.7 Escape Char
Escape Char
+035
¨
©
V
Use this option to set or view the Command Escape Character (CEC).
Run-time messages from the radio begin with the CEC and the default is
the pound sign (#), which has a decimal value of 035. You may need to
change the default CEC character if it conflicts with other data, because
unexpected operation could occur. The range is a decimal value between
1 and 255.
Press the
button under ¨ icon to move the cursor from left to right,
and press the
button to set the value. Press the
button under
“V” icon to save the setting and return the Configure menu.
4.1.4.2.8 Exit
When you select “Exit” after configuring, you see
Save Settings?
Are you sure?
X
V
To save all the configuration settings, press the
button under “V” icon.
To exit without saving the configuration settings, press the
button
under “X” icon.
4.1.4.3 Reset:
After saving the configuration, please reset the 802.11b WiFi module before
the changes take effect. This option is used to reset the wireless print server
by cycling the power off and than back on.
You may lose your current connection and application. Resetting the network
may take up to one minute before you can access the wireless print server
(radio).
RESET
Reset Command Sent
Hit key to continue
button to return the RF Network menu. The RF Network printer
Press any
is ready to use.
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4.1.5 Bluetooth ( Optional )
Use this menu to enable or disable Bluetooth security, change the PIN, modify the
local name, and to show the Bluetooth information. For move Information, please
refer to section 2.5 & 5.2.
Note:
Before using Bluetooth dongle, please set the RS-232 baud rate to 115200
bps.
Bluetooth
Security
-
Change PIN
-
Local Name
-
Information
-
Exit
The following defaults are set in the Bluetooth printer.
Function
Default
Security
Disable
PIN
0000
Local Name
BT23
4.1.5.1 Security:
Use this option to enable or disable Bluetooth security.
¨Disable
Exit
ª
©
V
button under ª and © icon to select the different modes, and press
Press
button under “V” icon to set it. If security is enabled, you need to set a PIN.
See “Change PIN”, for more information.
4.1.5.2 Change PIN:
Use this option to set the Bluetooth PIN. The PIN can be up to 15 characters:
0~9. Even though a space character is displayed while you scroll through the
values, the PIN cannot contain a space.
If security is enabled, you need to set a PIN. If security is disabled, you do not
need to set a PIN.
Change PIN
0000
¨
©
V
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Press the
button under ¨ icon to move the cursor from left to right, and
press the
button to set the value. Press the
button under “V” icon to
save the setting.
4.1.5.3 Local Name:
Use this option to view and set the Bluetooth local name. The local name is
used for identification purposes with host, not authentication.
Local Name
BT23
¨
©
V
Press the
button under ¨ icon to move the cursor from left to right, and
press the
button to set the value. Press the
button under “V” icon to
save the setting.
4.1.5.4 Information:
Use this option to view the Bluetooth information. Press any
Bluetooth menu.
button to return
Security Disable
PIN :0000
Name:BT23
Addr:008037211ee9
4.1.6 Display
Display
Contrast
- Backlight -
Exit
4.1.6.1 Contrast:
Adjust the LCD display contrast. The adjustable range is between 0~100. It’s
depending on your viewing angle. Printer default setting is 50.
Contract
50
+
V
Press
button under “+” icon to raise the contrast, and “–” icon to lower it,
and “V” icon to set it into printer.
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4.1.6.2 Backlight:
Use this option to disable or enable the LCD backlight. Printer default setting
is Disable.
Disable
¨Enable
ª
©
V
button under ª and © icon to select the different modes, and
button under “V” icon to set it.
Press
press
4.1.7 Power Manager (Low Power, Shut Down)
Use this menu to set the amount of time before the printer goes into sleep
mode.
Power Manager
Low Power
-
Disable
Shut Down
-
5
-
Minutes
Disable -
10
Seconds
-
20
Seconds
-
-
Exit
10
-
Minutes
30
20
Minutes
-
30
3
hours
-
5
-
Exit
hours
4.1.7.1 Low Power:
When the printer is inactive for a certain period of time, it goes into low power
mode to conserve battery power. (You can set the printer to go into this mode
from 10 seconds up to 5 hours.) During low power mode, the printer is not
operational. The operator must press any button or send data through RS-232
interface except the power button to wake up the printer.
Disable
¨10 Seconds
ª
©
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Press
button under ª and © icon to select the different modes, and
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Exit
Minutes
- 1 Minute - - - - - - - 1 hour -
Seconds
- - - - - - 3 hours -
press
button under “V” icon to set it.
4.1.7.2 Shut Down:
When the printer is inactive for a certain period of time, it goes into shut down.
You can set the printer to go this mode from 5 minutes up to 3 hours.
Disable
¨5 Minutes
ª
©
V
button under ª and © icon to select the different modes, and
button under “V” icon to set it.
Press
press
4.2 File Manager
Use this menu to check the printer available memory and file list.
Main menu
Setup
-
File
-
Diagnostics
-
Language
-
Service
-
Exit
Manager
File List
-
Avail.
- Del. All -
Memory
Files
Exit
4.2.1 File List
Use this menu to show and run the files that are saved in printer flash
memory.
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Cursor selected file
File saved in DRAM
File saved in flash ROM
fR: TEST1.BAS
R: TEST2.BAS
F: TEST3.BAS
d
c
V
Delete this file
R: TEST1.BAS
5 Bytes
Run selected file
f
3
X
4.2.2 Avail. Memory
Use this menu to show available memory space.
DRAM: 256 KB Free
FLASH:3072 KB Free
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4.2.3 Del. All Files
Use this menu to delete all files.
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File name
Open selected file
File size
Return to previous
menu.
4.3 Diagnostics
Diagnostics
Print
Config.
-
Print
Dump
- Display - Buttons - Exit
- Battery Head
Mode
4.3.1 Print Config.
To print out the self test data to a label.
PRINTER INFO.
Print head test pattern
MODEL: M23
MAIN VERSION:
MAIN CHECKSUM:
AUX. VERSION:
AUX. CHECKSUM:
V0.90
12BF , 740B , 0
V0.27
B546
Printer model name
Main board firmware version
Main board firmware checksum
Second processor firmware version
Second processor firmware checksum
VOLTAGE (V): 7.52
TEMPERATURE (deg) : 27
RESISTANCE (ohm) : 170
BAD DOTS (dot) : 0
Battery voltage
Print head temperature
Print head average resistance
Bad dots of print head
MILAGE (m) : 1
SERIAL PORT : 9600 , N , 8 , 1
CODE PAGE : 850
COUNTRY CODE: 001
SPEED: 2.0
DENSITY: 7
SIZE: 2.84 , 1.97
GAP: 0.12 , 0.00
TRANSPARENCE: 154
Printed mileage
Serial port setting
Code page
Country code
Print speed
Print darkness
Label size (width, height)
Gap size (vertical gap, offset)
Sensor sensitivity
LOW POWER (sec): OFF
SHUT DOWN (min): OFF
Low power setting
Shut down setting
******************************
DRAM FILE:
0
FILE(S)
File management information
FLASH FILE:
SECTOR SIZE:
TEST3.BAS
TEST4.DAT
2
1
FILE(S)
KB
TOTAL DRAM:
256 KBYTES
AVAIL.DRAM:
256 KBYTES
TOTAL FLASH:
3072
KBYTES
AVAIL.FLASH:
3070
KBYTES
*******************************
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4.3.2 Dump Mode
Captures the data from the communications port and prints out the data received
by printer.
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DOWNLOAD
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DOWNLOA
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2C
ASCII Data
Hexdecimal data related to
left column of ASCII data
4.3.3 Battery
This option is used to check the battery voltage.
Battery
Voltage = 7.33 V
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4.3.4 Print Head
Use this option to check the print head for bad dots, view the print head dot
resistance, and the print head temperature.
Bad Dots = 0
Resistance = 172
Temperature =32
3
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4.3.5 Display
To see the backlight is working or if pixels are missing on the display.
Display
3
Press the button
under
icon to check if there is any white dot on the LCD.
The LCD will turn to black, and press any button to return to Display menu.
Press the button
under
icon to check if there is any black dot on the LCD.
The LCD will turn to blank, and press any button to return to Display menu.
4.3.6 Buttons
To check if the buttons on the keypad are working properly.
Keyboard
3
under the
icon to check if the button is working fine. And
Press the button
press the button
to return to Buttons menu.
The button under
Function
Keyboard
V
3
Keyboard
V
3
Keyboard
V
3
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Display
¨Buttons
ª
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©
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4.4 Language
Language
English
-
Exit
This option is used to setup LCD display interface language.
¨English
Exit
ª
©
„]
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4.5 Service
Service
Initialization
-
Mileage Info.
-
Exit
This option is used to restore printer settings to defaults and display printer
mileage information
Initialization
¨Mileage Info.
ª
©
„]
4.5.1 Initialization
The printer settings are restore to defaults as below once printer is initialized.
Parameter
Default setting
Speed
50mm/sec (2 ips)
Density
7
Label Width
2.83"(72.0mm)
Label Height
2.5"(63.4mm)
Sensor Type
Gap sensor
Gap Setting
0.12"(3.0mm)
Print Direction
0
Reference Point
0,0(upper left corner)
Offset
0
Tear Mode
On
Peel off Mode
Off
Serial Port Settings
9600 bps, none parity, 8 data bits, 1 stop bit
Code Page
850
Country Code
001
Clear Flash Memory
No
Shift
0
Gap Intension
Will be reset. Need to re-calibrate the gap
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sensor
Bline Intension
Will be reset. Need to re-calibrate the bline
sensor
LCD Contrast
50
Back Light off Time
10 sec
Low Power Time
Off
Shut Down Time
Off
Note : When printer initialization is done, please calibrate the gap or black mark
sensor again.
4.5.2 Mileage Info.
Use this option to check the printed mileage (displayed in meter).
Mileage:
6(m)
Labels:
53(pcs.)
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5. Printing Labels
5.1 Connect with a Cable to Print
1.
Install the provided printer driver and labeling software to the Windows operating
system.
2.
Connect the printer to a computer mainframe with RS-232 or USB cable. (Please
to refer the section 2.4.)
3. Turn on the printer by pressing and holding the
on, then you will see:
button until the display turns
Ready
ll
4. Loading and calibrate supplies.
5.
Print Labels.
5.2 Connect by Radio (Optional)
Bluetooth
1.
Please to refer the section 2.5. to connect the bluetooth.
2. Turn on the printer by pressing and holding the
button until the display turns
on. The display flashes printer version information, battery charging status, and
then you will see:
Ready
ll
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3. Loading and calibrate supplies.
4. Then, refer as follow to calibrate the bluetooth.
(1) Please to refer the section 2.5 to plug the Bluetooth device into the printer.
Make sure the +5V/DTR switch is setting to the +5V position.
(2) Please to refer the section 4.1 to make sure the communication values are
set to 115200, None, 8, 1. See option " Serial Comm."
(3) Please to refer the section 4.1 to enable or disable Bluetooth security,
change the PIN, modify the local name, and to show the Bluetooth
information.
5.
Print Labels.
RF Network
1.
Please to connect the RF network into the RS232 port.
2. Turn on the printer and Loading and calibrate supplies.
3.
Please to refer the section 4.1 to make sure the communication values are set to
19200, None, 8, 1. See option " Serial Comm."
4.
Print Labels.
5.3 Stand-along Printing
Before Stand-along :(Download the Format)
1.
Turn on the computer and install the driver & software.
2.
Connect the printer to a computer mainframe with RS-232 or USB cable.
3.
Turn on the printer by pressing and holding the
button until the display
turns on. The display flashes printer version information, battery charging
status, and then you will see:
Ready
ll
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4.
Download a format and batch. Refer the Programmer's manual. (Can be
downloaded from service and support web site.)
Start Stand-along Printing:
1. Pull out the connecting cable.
2. To print the supplies (Refer the Programmer's manual.)
3. Remove the printed supplies.
6. Troubleshooting
The following guide lists the most common problems that may be encountered when
operating this bar code printer. If the printer still does not function after all suggested
solutions have been invoked, please contact the Customer Service Department of your
purchased reseller or distributor for assistance.
Problem
No Power
Not Printing
Possible Cause
Check if battery is installed
properly.
Check battery voltage meter if
battery is low.
Recovery Procedure
Reinstall the battery
Recharge or replace battery if
necessary.
Make sure if battery is fully
charged.
Recharge/replace a battery.
Check if front door is closed
completely.
Close front door completely.
Check if cable is well connected
to serial or USB interface.
Re-connect cable to interface.
Check if wireless settings are set
correctly.
Reconfigure the wireless
settings.
Run out of label.
Supply a new label roll.
The label is installed incorrectly.
Please refer to the steps in user’s
manual to reinstall the label roll.
Gap/black mark sensor is not
calibrated.
Calibrate the gap/black mark
sensor.
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Make sure the battery is fully
charged
Recharge or replace a new
battery
Check if front door is closed
completely
Close front door completely
Check if supply is loaded correctly Reload the supply
Poor Print
Quality
Paper Jam
Reduced
Battery life
Check for dust or adhesive
accumulation on the print head.
Clean the print head
Check if print density is set
properly.
Adjust the print density and print
speed.
Check print head test pattern to
determine if head element is
damaged
Run printer self-test and check
the print head test pattern if there
is dot missing in the pattern
Gap/black mark sensor is not set
properly
Calibrate the gap/black mark
sensor
Make sure label size is set
properly.
Set label size correctly
Labels may be stuck inside the
printer mechanism.
Remove the stuck label.
The serial port setting is not
consistent between host and
printer.
Please reset the serial port
setting.
The serial port cable pin
configuration is not correct.
Please replace the null modem
cable
Check battery date code, if
battery is one to two years old,
short life may be due to normal
aging.
Replace a battery.
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7. Maintenance
This session presents the clean tools and methods to maintain your printer.
1. Please use one of following material to clean the printer.
Cotton swab
Lint-free cloth
Vacuum
100% ethanol
2. The cleaning process is described as following
Printer Part
Method
Interval
Print Head
1. Always turn off the printer before cleaning the
print head.
2. Allow the printhead to cool for a minimum of one
minute.
3. Use a cotton swab and 100% ethanol to clean
the print head surface.
Clean the print
head when
changing a
new label roll
1. Turn the power off.
2. Rotate the platen roller and wipe it thoroughly
Platen Roller
with 100% ethanol and a cotton swab, or
lint-free cloth.
Peel Roller
1. Turn the power off.
2. Rotate the Peel-off roller and wipe it thoroughly
with 100% ethanol and a cotton swab, or
lint-free cloth.
Clean the
platen roller
when changing
a new label roll
Clean the peel
roller when
changing a
new label roll
Use the lint-free cloth with 100% ethanol to wipe it. As needed
Tear
Bar/Peel Bar
Sensor
Compressed air or vacuum
Monthly
Exterior
Wipe it with water-dampened cloth
As needed
Interior
Brush or vacuum
As needed
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3.
Illustration for recommended cleaning parts:
Tear edge (for label)
Printhead
Peel bar
Peel roller
Black
mark
sensor
On-Demand
sensor
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Platen
roller
Note:
Do not touch printer head by hand. If you touch it careless, please use ethanol to
clean it.
It’s industry alcohol. Please do not use regular alcohol, which may damage the
printer head.
You may have to clean the supply sensors more often if you frequently receive
supply error messages.
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8. Firmware Update Procedure
Both RS-232 and USB interfaces are available to upgrade printer firmware. Please
refer to the firmware update procedures as below.
8.1 Update Firmware Via Serial Port
1. Set M23’s “Serial Comm.” setting as below.
Baud Rate = 115200
Parity = No Parity
Data Bits = 8 Data Bits
Stop Bits = 1 Stop Bits
2. Printer is in ready mode.
Ready
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Method 1:In MS-DOS mode (Command Prompt), copy the firmware file (*.NEW) to
printer via serial port.
(1) Set the PC’s COM port setting.
Please issue following command in command prompt mode to setup PC RS-232
communication parameters.
C:\>mode com1 baud=115200 parity=n data=8 stop=1 octs=on rts=on <Enter>
(2) Copy firmware file to M23 with binary copy parameter.
C:\>copy M23_v06.NEW /b com1
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(3) M23 will show the following message on LCD when firmware update.
Main Update BIOS
Write Flash …
Main Update BIOS
Receive Data …
(4) Printer will reset automatically when firmware is upgrade completely.
Method 2: Use the utility “CommTool.exe” to update printer firmware
(1) Start “CommTool” utility and click “RS232 setup” button to setup PC RS-232
communication parameters.
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(2) Click “Send File” button and select firmware file to upgrade firmware from RS-232
interface.
(3) Printer will reset automatically when firmware update is completed.
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8.2 Update Firmware Via USB Port
1. Select USB port and click “Get USB” button.
2. Select “USB Printing Support” in USB Device option
3. Click “Send File” button to select firmware file and send selected firmware through
USB interface to update printer firmware.
4. M23 will show the following message on LCD when firmware update.
Main Update BIOS
Write Flash …
Main Update BIOS
Receive Data …
5. Printer will reset automatically once firmware upgrade is completed.
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9. Power on utilities
There are two power-on utilities to set up and test printer hardware. These utilities are
activated by pressing button and by turning on the printer power simultaneously. The
utilities are listed as below:
1.
2.
Printer initialization
Ignore AUTO.BAS
Middle button
Left button
Right button
Feed button
9.1 Printer initialization
Printer Initialization will restore printer settings to defaults.
Default settings are listed as below:
Parameter
Default setting
Speed
50mm/sec (2 ips)
Density
7
Label Width
2.83"(72.0mm)
Label Height
2.5"(63.4mm)
Sensor Type
Gap sensor
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Gap Setting
0.12"(3.0mm)
Print Direction
0
Reference Point
0,0(upper left corner)
Offset
0
Tear Mode
On
Peel off Mode
Off
Serial Port Settings
9600 bps, none parity, 8 data bits, 1 stop bit
Code Page
850
Country Code
001
Clear Flash Memory
No
Shift
0
Gap Intension
Will be reset. Need to re-calibrate the gap
sensor
Bline Intension
Will be reset. Need to re-calibrate the bline
sensor
LCD Contrast
50
Back Light off Time
10 sec
Low Power Time
Off
Shut Down Time
Off
Please follow the steps below to initialize the printer.
1. Turn off the printer power.
2. Hold down the middle and right buttons and turn on the printer power.
3. Do not release the buttons until printer LCD shows "Initializing..." as below.
Initializing...
Note : When printer initialization is done, please calibrate the gap or black
mark sensor again.
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9.2 Ignore AUTO.BAS
If AUTO.BAS file is downloaded in printer flash memory, printer will run this program
automatically when turns on printer power.
Please follow the steps below to skip the AUTO.BAS file.
1. Turn off the printer power.
2. Hold down the right button and turn on the printer power.
3. Do not release the buttons until the printer is ready then, LCD will show
"IGNORE AUTO.BAS" under "Ready" in a second.
Ready
IGNORE AUTO.BAS
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TSC Auto ID Technology Co., Ltd.
Headquarters / Factory
No. 35, Sec. 2, Ligong 1st Rd., Wujie Town
, I-Lan County 268, Taiwan, R.O.C.
TEL: +886-3-990-6677
FAX: +886-3-990-5577
Web site: www.tscprinters.com
E-mail: [email protected]
[email protected]
Taipei Office
11F, No. 205, Sec. 3, Beishin Rd., Shindian City,
Taipei 231, Taiwan, R.O.C.
TEL: +886-2-8913-1308
FAX: +886-2-8913-1808
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