Indicates a potentially hazardous which, if not avoided, CAUTION situation may result in minor or moderate Safety Precautions WARNING Indicates a potentially hazardous situation which, if not avoided, could result in death or serious injuries. Follow these guidelines to avoid personal injury, liquid leakage, burns or heat. • When the P-touch labeler is not being used, store it out of the reach of children. In addition, do not allow children to put the P-touch labeler parts or labels in their mouths. If any object has been swallowed, seek medical attention. • Do not touch metal parts around the print head immediately after printing. • Do not touch the cutter blade. • If leaked fluid from batteries gets on your skin or clothes, immediately rinse them with clean water. • Remove the batteries and disconnect the AC adapter if you do not intend to use the P-touch labeler. • Do not use a battery other than that specified. Do not use combinations of old and new batteries or combinations of different types, different charging levels, different manufacturers or different models. Do not insert a battery with its plus and minus ends reversed. • Do not drop or hit the P-touch labeler/AC adapter. • Do not press on the LCD display. • Do not put your finger inside the P-touch labeler when you close the cassette cover. • Before using Ni-MH rechargeable batteries, carefully read the instructions for the batteries and battery charger, and be sure to use them correctly. • When using Ni-MH rechargeable batteries, charge the batteries with a specialized battery charger before using the batteries. • Always use the specified voltage and the suggested AC adapter for the P-touch labeler to prevent any damage or failure. • Do not touch the P-touch labeler during a lightning storm. • Do not use the P-touch labeler/AC adapter in places of high humidity such as bathrooms. • Do not overload the power cord. • Do not place heavy objects on, or damage the power cord or plug. Do not forcibly bend or pull the power cord. Always hold the AC adapter when disconnecting from the power outlet. • Make sure that the plug is fully inserted to the power outlet. Do not use an outlet that is loose. • Do not allow the P-touch labeler/AC adapter/power plug/batteries to get wet, for example, by handling them with wet hands or spilling beverages on to them. • Since loss of eyesight may result when leaked fluid from batteries gets into your eyes, immediately rinse your eyes with a large amount of clean water, and then seek medical attention. • Do not disassemble or modify the P-touch labeler/AC adapter/ batteries. • Do not allow a metal object to contact both the plus and minus ends of a battery. • Do not use sharp objects, such as tweezers or a metallic pen, to change the batteries. • Do not throw the batteries into fire or expose to heat. • Disconnect the AC adapter and remove batteries immediately and stop using the P-touch labeler if you notice abnormal odor, heat, discoloration, deformation or anything unusual while using or storing it. • Do not use a damaged or leaking battery as the fluid may get on your hands. • Do not use a deformed or leaking battery or one whose label is damaged. There is a possibility of generating heat. With your PT-D200, you can create labels for multiple applications. 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. Printed in China LAA689001 • Depending on the location, material, and environmental conditions, the label may unpeel or become irremovable, the color of the label may change or be transferred to other objects. Before applying the label, check the environmental conditions and the material. • Do not use the P-touch labeler in any way or for any purpose not described in this guide. Doing so may result in accidents or damage the P-touch labeler. • Use only Brother TZe tapes with the P-touch labeler. Do not use tapes that do not have the mark. • Only use a soft, dry cloth to clean the labeler; never use alcohol or other organic solvents. • Use a soft wipe to clean the print head; never touch the print head. • Do not put any foreign objects into the tape exit slot or AC adapter connector or battery compartment, etc. • Do not place the P-touch labeler/batteries/AC adapter in direct sunlight or rain, near heaters or other hot appliances, in any location exposed to extremely high or low temperatures (e.g., on the dashboard or in the back of your car) or high humidity, or in dusty locations. • Do not apply excessive pressure to the cutter lever. • Do not try to print if the cassette is empty; it will damage the print head. • Do not pull the tape while printing or feeding; it will damage the tape and the P-touch labeler. • Any data stored in memory will be lost due to failure or repair of the P-touch labeler, or if the battery expires. • The P-touch labeler is not equipped with a charging feature for rechargeable batteries. • The printed text may differ from the text that appears in the LCD. • The length of the printed label may differ from the displayed label length. • A protective clear plastic sticker is placed over the display during manufacturing and shipping. This sticker should be removed prior to use. • When power is disconnected for more than three minutes, all text, format settings and any text files stored in the memory will be cleared. injuries. Follow these guidelines to avoid the risk of fire, burns, injury, electric shocks, rupture, overheating, abnormal odours or smoke. User’s Guide English General Precautions Power Supply and Tape Cassette 1 2 Print head 3 4 End of tape Cassette cover Cutter’s edge Toothed Wheel Tape cutter lever AC adapter jack Tape exit slot Tape guide Open the cassette cover by pressing the above indicated area at the top end of the machine. Insert six new AAA alkaline batteries (LR03) or fully charged Ni-MH batteries (HR03), making sure that their poles point in the correct directions. Users of alkaline batteries: Always replace all six batteries at the same time with brand new ones. Users of Ni-MH batteries: Always replace all six batteries at the same time with fully charged ones. If a tape cassette is already installed, remove it by pulling it straight up. Also, if batteries are already installed, remove them. • Make sure that the power is turned off when replacing batteries or tape cassettes. Insert a tape cassette, making sure that it snaps into place. Securely close the cassette cover, making sure that it snaps into place. • Make sure that the end of the tape feeds under the tape guides. • Use only Brother TZe tapes with this machine. When using optional AC adapter NOTE 1. Insert the plug on the adapter cord into the AC adapter jack on the top end of the machine. 2. Insert the plug into the nearest standard electrical outlet. For memory back up, we recommend using AAA alkaline batteries (LR03) or Ni-MH batteries (HR03) together when using the AC adapter. NOTE Visit us at http://solutions.brother.com/ for the latest information about the recommended batteries. LCD Display & Keyboard Specifications 1 4 5 6 2 7 3 8 9 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Size Cursor Underline/Frame Width Style Caps Label Length If a specific label length has been selected, also appears. 8. 10 11 12 20 15 21 22 23 24 25 16 26 13 14 17 18 19 18 27 28 Cursor key : Right (Use with Shift key to go to end of the text.) 9. OK key 10. Escape key 11. Cursor key : Left (Use with Shift key to go to top of the text.) 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. Power key Menu key Font key Character key Tab key Caps key Shift key File key Print key Preview key Frame key Symbol key DECO MODE key Backspace key Enter key Accent key Space key Initial Settings Dimensions: (W x D x H) Approx. 165(W) × 155(D) × 68(H)mm Weight: Approx. 490 g (without batteries and tape cassette) Power supply: Six AAA alkaline batteries (LR03) Six AAA Ni-MH batteries (HR03)*1 Optional AC adapter (AD-24ES/AD5000ES:For Australia, New Zealand only) Tape cassette: 1 Start your machine. Supply power by using six AAA batteries or the optional AC adapter, and then press 2 . Set the language. The default setting is [English]. / [Language] / [English/Español/Français/Hrvatski/ Italiano/Magyar/Nederlands/Norsk/Polski/Português/ Portug. (BR)/Română/Slovenski/Slovenský/Suomi/ Brother TZe tape (width) 3.5mm, 6mm, 9mm, 12mm *1 Visit us at http://solutions.brother.com/ for the latest information about the recommended batteries. Svenska/Türkçe/Čeština/Dansk/Deutsch] 3 . Set the unit of measurement. The default setting is [mm]. NOTE / • The LCD shows one row of 15 characters; however, the text that you enter can be up to 80 characters in length. • While selecting the settings, press Space key to go back to the default item. / [Unit] [inch/mm] . NOTE • The print preview is a generated image of the label, and may differ from the actual label when printed. • Label length shown on LCD may slightly differ from the actual label length when printed. • The machine automatically turns off if no keys are pressed within five minutes. • To cancel any operation, press . Troubleshooting X Error message Message Low Battery! Cause/Remedy The batteries are weak. If using AAA alkaline batteries: Replace them with new ones. If using Ni-MH batteries: Charge them fully. Battery Dead The installed batteries are running low. Invalid! • There is no text above the cursor when you selected [Numbering]. • Invalid character is selected for [Numbering]. • Invalid number is selected for [Tab Length] or [Label Length]. • An invalid value was entered as the label length while using the DECO MODE or Name Label function. • You tried to print a text file when there is no data stored in the memory. • No Text! is pressed when no text is entered. • You tried to select [Numbering], [Mirror], or Text Preview when no text is entered. • or was pressed when no text was entered while using the DECO MODE or Name Label function. Line Limit! • You tried to enter a 3rd line by pressing . • You tried to print or preview two lines of text while 3.5mm or 6 mm tape is installed. Install tape of a larger size. X What to do when... Message Cause/Remedy No Cassette! You tried to print a label when there is no cassette installed. Cutter Error Tape cutter lever is used in the middle of printing process. Text Full! The maximum number of characters (80 characters, 50 characters for DECO MODE or Name Label function) have already been entered. Text Limit! With the DECO MODE or Name Label function: Since the number of entered characters exceeds the label length, reduce the text. All other functions: Since the number of entered characters exceeds the label length, reduce the text, or select [Auto] as the label length. Printing on 3.5mm tape with invalid Frame setting ON. No Frame OK? (Select to print with no Frame, to Problem The display stays • Check that the batteries are correctly inserted. blank after you have • If the batteries are weak, replace them. turned on the • Check that the AC adapter is correctly connected. machine. When the label is printed out, there is too much margin (space) on both sides of the text. • See “Setting Margin” in this users guide and select [Half] or [Narrow] to have smaller margins for your label. The machine does not print, or the printed characters are not formed properly. • Check that the tape cassette has been inserted correctly. • If the tape cassette is empty, replace it. • Check the cassette cover is properly closed. The setting has cleared on its own. • The batteries may be weak. Replace them. • When power is disconnected for more than three minutes, all text & formats in the display will be lost. Language and Unit settings will also be cleared. A blank horizontal line appears through the printed label. • There maybe some dust on the print head. Remove the tape cassette and use a dry cotton swab to gently wipe the print head with an up-and-down motion. • The print head can be cleaned more easily if the optional print head cleaning cassette (TZe-CL3) is used. cancel.) OK to Feed? Feeding tape after printing when [Chain Print] is selected. Refer to “Setting Margin”. Insert 12mm Only 12mm tape cassette is available for DECO MODE or Name Label function. Wrong Tape! Use a tape cassette with the mark. Problem Solution Solution The machine has “locked up” (i.e., nothing happens when a key is • Refer to “Resetting the P-touch”. pressed, even though the machine is on.) • The batteries may be weak. Replace them. The power turns off • Check that the batteries are correctly inserted. when you try to • A wrong adapter is used; the recommended print. adapter is the AD-24ES/AD-5000ES (for Australia, New Zealand only). The tape does not • Check that the end of the tape feeds under the tape guides. feed properly or the tape gets stuck • The cutter lever is used while printing. Do not touch inside the machine. the cutter lever during printing. All text and format settings need to be cleared to create a new label. • Press To change language setting. • Refer to “Initial Settings”. + and select [Text&Format]. BASIC USAGE USING TEMPLATES Entering Text Name Label X Switching Upper Case/Lower Case Upper case ( ON) Lower case ( Caps / / • Refer to the table of accented characters (B) on the enclosed insertion sheet for a list of available accented characters. X Making Two Lines of Text Move the cursor to where the second line starts and press Use either 9mm or 12mm wide tape for two line text. . • To cancel operations, press . • The order of accented characters differs by the selected LCD language. / / / [Input Text] / • The return symbol( ) will be displayed when the Enter key is pressed. X Entering Tab ABC Company, Inc. [Label Length] / [Auto/30-300 mm] 200mm] / X To Clear / , the letters will be deleted one by one. To delete all text and settings : [Tab] • You can also set a tab by pressing To change tab length: / • After the label is printed, cut along the printed dots (:) with scissors so that the label length matches the machine setting. • If a specific label length has been selected, also appears in the LCD. By pressing . + / [Tab Length] + / NOTE • Depending on the format you have selected, the entire contents of your text may not be printed. For example, if you selected a fixed Label Length and the text is too long, an error message "Text Limit!" will appear. • The templates cannot be edited. • Only the highlighted symbols on the enclosed insertion sheet can be used in DECO MODE. [Text Only] Printing Labels X Setting Margin ( You can preview the text before printing. + / • The print preview is a generated image of the label, and may differ from the actual label when printed. • When the LCD cannot display all the text at a time, press to display the hidden text. X Feeding (Tape Feed) / a) Press . b) Press / - Half • If you need only 1 copy of the label, press without selecting the number of copies. • The number of copies can also be specified by pressing a number key. • To prevent damage to the tape, do not touch the cutter lever while the message "Printing..." or "Feeding..." is displayed. • To cut off the label, push in the tape cutter lever on the upper-right corner of the machine. • To remove the backing, fold the label lengthwise with the text facing inward, to expose the inside edges of the backing. Peel off the backing one piece at a time and apply. • You can print up to 9 copies of each label. + 2 Narrow ABC 25.4mm 2. Press X Using Print Options ( Press the text. 12mm ABC 4mm 12mm Press • Press Length” mode. Font ) You can print many copies of the same text while increasing a selected number by 1 after each label is printed. Example: To print copies of a label containing a serial number (0123, 0124 and 0125) 4. Press . Printing will start, and then the message "OK to Feed?" appears. NOTE Short Cut Keys Language Label Length HEL + Adams * . HEL + Istanbul * 8. After the tape is fed, press the cutter lever to cut off the HEL + Sofia * chain of labels. HEL + Germany * • When [Chain Print] is set, feed the tape before using the cutter otherwise a part of the text may be cut off. Also, cut along the printed dots ( ) with scissors so the text is centered in the label. • When [Half] or [Narrow] is set, displayed label length is the length from the printed dots ( ) to the end of the label. Size File Tab Large Tab Length Small Normal Clear ×2 ABC ABC Name Label Medium Width Label image Margin HEL + Brunei * 7. When the message "OK to Feed?" appears after the Unit × 1/2 / Style Normal 41mm Resetting the P-touch Bold [Mirror] Narrow ABC Outline 25mm [Mirror] • To print more than 1 copy of a label with minimum margin, set the margin to [Narrow]. • Do not pull the tape since this may damage the tape cassette. [Mirror Print?] Shadow You can reset the P-touch labeler when you want to initialize the settings, or in the event the P-touch labeler is not working properly. Solid 1 • Use clear tape in [Mirror], so the labels can be read correctly from the opposite side when attached on glass, windows or other transparent surfaces. I+Bold 2 You can save up to 30 labels and recall them for printing at a later date. A maximum of 80 characters can be saved per file, a maximum total of 2400 characters for the total memory. You can also edit and overwrite the stored label. X Save [Save] Tape Cassettes: See the included “Supplies and Accessories Guide”. AC Adapter: AD-24ES/AD-5000ES:For Australia, New Zealand only Cutter Unit: TC-4 (replacement) If the cutter blade becomes blunt after repetitive use and the tape cannot be cut cleanly, replace with new cutter unit (stock no. TC-4) by obtaining from an authorized Brother reseller. / X Replacing the Cutter Unit X Print 1. Pull out the two sections of the cutter unit (green) in the direction of the arrows shown in the illustration. [Print] / / / [Open] • You can also enter the File menu by pressing NOTE • To cancel operations, press . • Refer to the font sample table (F) on the enclosed insertion sheet. • The actual printed font size depends on the tape 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 allows labels to print using the smallest text possible on narrow or multi-line labels. / . NOTE 2. Install a new cutter unit. Push it in until it snaps into place. Do not touch the cutter blade directly with your fingers. . * When [HEL + Atlanta], for example, is selected, the font for characters, including accented characters, will be Helsinki, and the font for numbers and some symbols will be Atlanta. Other combined fonts will be divided in the same way. Press to select the frame design. Refer to the frame design table (E) on the enclosed insertion sheet. If you try to store a label when there is already a label stored to that number, a message “Overwrite?” will appear. Press to save your new label. Press to cancel. and All text, settings and stored files are cleared. Frame Key / Release NOTE Vertical - X Open to turn the P-touch The P-touch labeler turns on with the internal memory reset. I+Shadow Accessories and then press back on. I+Outline Saving Label Files Turn off the P-touch labeler, hold down and Italic [Copies: ] . HEL + Atlanta * 67mm / / To cancel operations, press Calgary . Half [Basic/Pictograph] Select category Los Angeles 5. Press to enter more text. 6. Clear the text, enter the text for the next label, and then Full • Select the highest number you wish to be printed when setting the number. Helsinki San Diego + [Numbering] / Choose a symbol Belgium / or enter number with number keys to select the number of copies. last label is printed, press / to select the settings. Florida 3. Press LCD display / / Press to select various symbols. Refer to the table of symbols (A) on the enclosed insertion sheet for a list of available symbols. Select an item US , then [Copies: ] appears. press to select the settings to enter Brussels NOTE [Numbering] / to return to the [Auto] setting for “Label 4mm [Chain Print] For creating a label containing text in various styles. 1. Enter text. X Printing / to select [Cancel], and then press when "Print" appears. • These features are only available when using 12mm wide tape cassettes. • The maximum label length is 200mm for DECO MODE and Name Label function. • When [Auto] is selected for “Label Length”, the label will automatically adjust to the correct length for printing the text one time. Symbol Key / [Full]/[Half]/[Narrow] For leaving equal margins on both sides of the text. 25.4mm / 1 [Margin] Full + + to return to the previous step. Font Key ) [Full/Half/Narrow/Chain Print] ABC / , then “Clear?” • To exit the DECO MODE or Name Label function and return to the text input screen, do one of following: USEFUL FUNCTION KEYS X Preview [Copies: ] and appears. Press to clear. Press to cancel. • When you access DECO MODE or Name Label function, your most recently printed DECO MODE or Name Label function text and label length will be recalled. • Press / [Auto/30 - [Print] • To clear all text, press [Text&Format] To delete text only : [Auto/0-100 mm)] [Auto/30-200mm] [Print] NOTE NOTE ABCDEF / Bill Anderson Label image Line 2 [Select Layout] [Name Label] [Select Layout] X Changing Label Length / This function allows you to create unique labels by using built-in templates. Refer to the DECO MODE format table (C) on the enclosed insertion sheet. Example: Example: OFF) Caps Line 1 This function allows you to create various name labels using the built-in templates. Refer to the Name Label format table (D) on the enclosed insertion sheet. X Entering Accented Characters - DECO MODE Select a frame NOTE To cancel operations, press . Contact information See the Web:http://www.brother.com.au (Australia only) Declaration of Conformity (Europe/Turkey only) We, BROTHER INDUSTRIES, LTD 15-1, Naeshiro-cho, Mizuho-ku, Nagoya, 467-8561, Japan declare that this product is in compliance with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of Directives 2004/108/EC and 2009/125/EC. The Adapter AD-24ES is in compliance with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of Directive 2006/95/EC. The Declaration of Conformity (DoC) is on our Web site. Please go to http://solutions.brother.com -> choose region (eg. Europe) -> choose country -> choose your model -> choose “Manuals”-> choose Declaration of Conformity (*Select Language when required).
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