LX-810 - Product Information Guide

LX-810 DOT-MATRIX PRINTER
Paper
Paper width and Iength:
wm md lerqJl
PIwr
Scqle sheet
162 to 257 mm (7.2 to 10.1")
162 to 364 mm (7.2 to 14.3”)
Width:
Length:
c‘ml1nuPus paper
width:
101 to 264 mm (4.0 to 10.0”)
Roll paper
Width:
Diametef:
216 r 3 mm (6.5 f 0 12”)
127 mm (5.0”) maxw’f~“m
EMlope
No.6
MO.10
166 X 92 mm (6.5 X 3.6”)
240 X 104 mm (9.4 X 4.1”)
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63.5 X 23.6 mm (2.5 X 0.94’7
mWnum
LLb%lS
Single sheet
8 . 5 m m (0.33’7 07 more
Paper guide
Powrr cable
Ribbon cartridgr
Printer Specifications
Printing
Rintllwtb&
R,int apad
w
9-pin
impact dot matrix
1 3 . 5 m m (0.53’7 o r mow
-puinoh
-leaonwhu
10
200
Hv~h-weed awt
Nomal draft
NLO
10
150
12
160
10
25
12
30
Phlttngclkction:
Bidirectional logic-recking for text
printing. Unidirectional for graphics (can
aho be switched to bidirectional by using
the propa software command).
Line spacing:
l/6 or l/g inch, or programmable in
increments of 1/216th of an inch.
Continuous paper
9 mm (0.35)
I
13 mm 10.1s”) or mmr (both sides) when the IOI mm to
242 &I (4 to 9.2”) width paper is used. 26 mm (l-02”)
or more (left side) and 24 mm (0.94”) or more fright side)
when the 254 mm (10’7 width paper is used.
’
Approx. 75 ms/linc at l/6-inch line
spacing during continuous feeding.
Appmx. 95 n&line at l/6-inch line
spacing during intermittent feeding.
PaPer feed spcc&
Envelope
Printable columns:
10 cpt
10 CCI condensed
I 12 CD!
60
Printable area
137
I
96
I
I
160
4K byte
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,
FOnt
I
4
Epson High-Speed draft 1 1 0
Ecsan oran
Eoson NLO Reman
Roll paper
10. 12
i IO.
12
Eoron N L Q Sam Set11 1 IO. 1 2
Characters:
96 standard ASCII character set (including
italic characters)
13 international character sets (including
italic characters)
Epson Extended Graphics character set
.
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Envelupc prmtmg 15 only .~v.Clahlc at normal temperature.
Keep the lonyer s& oi the envelope horwontally Jt setting
Align the left edge oi the envelope to the guide mark oi the
LX-810-1
LX - 810 DOT - MATRIX PRINTER
Paper weight:
Single sheet:
Continuous paper:
Multi-part forms:
14 lb to 24 lb
(52 g/m2 to 9-J g/m*)
14 lb to 22 lb
(52 g/m’ to 62 g/m’)
[12 lb to 15 lb] X N
([45 g/m* to 56 g/m*]
Environment
Tempera tore:
Operation:
Storage:
f5’C
-3O’C
Humidity:
Operation:
10% to 80%
(without condensation)
5% to 65%
(without condensation)
X N)
Ns3
14 lb to 17 lb
(52 g/m’ to 64
12 lb to 24 lb
(45 g/m2 to 90
Roll paper:
Envelope:
Paper thickness:
Single sheet:
Continuous paper:
Roll paper:
Envelope:
g/m’)
g/m*)
0.065 to 0.140 mm
(0.0025 to 0.0055”)
0.065 to 0.250 mm
(0.0025 to 0.0098”)
0.070 to 0.090 mm
(0.0028 to 0.0035”)
0.160 to 0.520 mm
(0.0063 to 0.0197”)
24 lb paper printing is only available at normal temperature.
*
Label with a Pressure sensitive paper jointed by dotted or
pasting and its total thickness is less than or equal to 0.3 mm
(0.0118”) c.m be printed out under the condition of 5’C to
35’C .md 10% to 80% RH.
Ribbon:
4000
200 million strokes/wire
Dimensions
and wright:
Because the family of Epson printers shares .I great many
commands. you can “se .m JpplicJtion program even if it does not
list the LX-810 on its printer selection men”. If the LX-810 is not
listed, choose one of the following printers. They .we listed in
order of preference.
To “se all of the features of the LX-810, however, it is best to “se
.I program with the LX-810 on its men”. If your program does not
list any LX printers, contact the software manufacturer to see if in
update is available.
power-on hours (duty 25%)
Height:
141 mm
Width:
416 mm (excluding platen knob)
Depth:
339 mm
Weight: ~Pprox. 5.8 kg
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Lights
0 ON LINE
Electrical
Vohge:
120
220
240
Power consumption:
28 W (self test printing: draft mode)
Frequency:
50.0
lnsulalion resislance:
10M ohms between AC power line and
chassis
0.5
Hz, 6~10 2 0.5 Hz
C O N - c.,
OENSE0.a.. J J
m)
Dielectric strength
fbeelween AC line and
chassis):
I20 V model c.m wIthstand I 00 kV rms
applied for one minute.
220/240 V model cm withstrnd 1.25 kV
rms applied for onr minute.
LX-810-2
POWER (green)
On when the power switch is on
and power is supplied.
READY (green)
On when the printer is ready to
accept input d&e Flickers while
data IS printed.
VAC + 10% (120 V model)
VAC c 10% (220 V model)
VAC c 10% (240 V model)
f
Less than 15’ (without cut sheet feeder)
0’ (with cut sheet feeder)
Lx
FX
EX
RX
MX
Epson printer
Standard printer
Draft printer
se.750
Print head /ifez
Up to 0.25 G at up to
55Hz
up to 0.50 c at up to
55Hz
If none of these printers is listed, select the first one available on
the following list:
Life expectancy at 14 dots/character:
3 million characters
MTBF:
Operation:
LX-80
FX-850
FX-86e
EX-600
FX-85
FX-SO+
FX-80
Cartridge ribbon, available in black:
For all components excluding print head:
3 million lines
Vibration:
Lx-66
Friction
Push tractor
Cut sheet feeder (optional)
Pull tractor (optional)
Roll paper holder (optional)
MCBF:
Up to 1 C within lms
Lip to 2 C within lms
LX-600
Mechanical
Paper feeding
methods:
Operation:
Storage:
Operation angle:
Up to 3 sheets including the original. Total
thickness must not exceed 0.25 mm
(0.0098”).
.
Shock:
Storage:
0.160 to 0.190 mm
(0.0063 to 0.0075”)
including the base
sheet
Abel:
Copy capacity:
Storage:
to +35-z
to f6o’C
LOAD/EJECT
PAPER OUT (red)
On when the printer is out of
paper or when contmuuus p.~per
LS in .I standby position. The
printer .~lso beeps when it is out
0i paper.
ON LINE (green)
On when the printer is on line
.d ready to accept d.lt.1 from
the computer When this light
1s
flickering. the micro-.jdlustment
ic.lturc can be wd.
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LX - 810 DOT- MATRIX PRINTER
Micro-adjustment:
By pressing the FORM FEED and LINE FEED
buttons immediately after loading paper or
when using short tear-off, you can make
fine adjustments to the loading and short
tear-off positions. See the sections on
adjusting the loading position and using
short tear-off later in this chapter.
Data dump:
By holding down both the LINE FEED and
FORM FEE0 buttons while turning on the
printer, you turn on the data dump mode.
This feature allows advanced users to
locate the source of communications
problems between the computer and
printer. See the section on using the data
dump mode later in this chapter for more
information.
ON LINE
This button controls the printer’s
0 ON UNE
to put the printer on
or take it off line.
Nlnu-2,
FORM FEED
When the printer is off line.
press this button to eject a single
sheet of paper or to .ldvance
continuous paper to the top of
paper one line, or hold it down
to advance the paper
continuously.
1 Setting the DIP Switches
LOAD/EJECT
This button is used to feed the
paper to the loading position, or
to eject paper that is already
loaded. Paper is ejected forward
if the paper release lever is set to
the single sheet position and is
ejected backward (removed from
the paper path) if the release
lever is set to the continuous
paper position.
SelecType
the beeper sounds two times.
The DIP switch tables
DIP Switch i
This button is used to select
draft printing. When you select
/ deselect the condensed mode.
When you select the condensed
mode, the beeper sounds once. In
this mode all characters are
printed at approximately 60% of
their normal width. When you
return to the normal mode, the
beeper sounds twice.
Buttons
Number 01 beeps i
-cm(j
I
t
Select
N~Q~.w::d
-.
...-____
TYpesWM
drall
DIP Switch .?
SW
Note: Condensed mode cannot be selected when either of the
NLQ fonts have been selected.
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See table on the next Page
I
Ion!
-
-Pbm
ON
OFF
12 mches
1 I inches
3-9
Cul sheet feeder mcde onloU
ON
OFF
5-2
2-3
I-Inch Skip over perbrahon
ON
OFF
3.10
2-4
Auto itne leed
ON
OFF
3-0
2- 1
Page length
2-2
Page
International character set
Select NL3 i(oman km!
Select NLC Sans serif fOrl1
a))
CON- ^,
c.E_HqD ” i
0,
kdec: ‘Andensed mode
;
‘-,ancel
ConOensed -7
InOde
Other control panel features
Self test:
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Both J draft and NLQ self test function
xc built into the printer. The self test
prmtout lets you check the current DIP
switch settings and operating status of the
printer You can start the prmter’s self test
by holding down the LINE FEE0 button or
the FORM FEED button while switching the
prmter on See the section on running the
belf tebt in Chapter 1 for more information
The DIP switch functions
Slashed zeros
When DIP switch l-2 1s ON, the printer prints slashed zeros(0);
when OFF, the printer prmtr open zeros (0). This feature is useful
for clearly distinguishing between upperuse 0 and zero when
prmting documents such JS progran lists.
LX-810-3
LX-810 DOT- MATRIX PRINTER
Draft printing sp&d
When DIP switch 1-5 is OFF, the printer can print up to 200 draft
characters per second: when ON, the printer can print up to 150
characters per second. The high speed settmg is effective only
when printing at 10 cpi (characters per inch). When printing at d
different pitch, this switch is ignored and the printer prints up to
150 characters per second.
Selecting Character Sets
Italics
Auto line feed
When auto line feed is ON (DIP switch Z-4 ON), each carriage
return code (CR) is automatically followed by a line feed code
U-F).
Epson Extended Graphics
1 Defaults 1
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1
A.scllcPdeflex
councly
DIP SW
,23 24 40 58 5c 50 5E 60 78 7c 70 7E l-6 1.7 / l-6
I
1 Font se1eckx
SPeml pnnnng effects
Graphtc mode ass,gnmen,
I
1 The cunen, SelecTwe ranma
OUSA
1 1 $ e [ \ 1 : * C : 1 - ON ON 1 ON
1 France
I* $ a
j2Germany
,,,;g:-: “,~8~EZ$“j,F
3UK
f J e c \ 1 : ’ E : 1 : 04”FF;;;;
, 3 Denmark 1 x $ 8 5 0 A
‘aa6
! 5 Sweden
It a B A Cl A 0 6 & 6 d II OFF &OFF
/ 6 ‘fafy
‘S$O’\6 - t & 6 & i OFF OFF j ON
/ R s e i R i ^ . ” fl } - OFF OFF/OFF
; 7 Span 1
1 Cano3Hed
ESC K = ESC * 0. ESC L = ESC * 1,
ESC Y = ESC * 2. ESC Z - ESC * 3
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Selecting Typestyles
HIGH-SPEED DRAFT
[Papernandling
Using Short Tear-Off
When yw ,I~C finished printing, the short tear-off feature
.utomatiully iccds the perior.~tion t,i the continuous paper tu the
tar-&f edge of the printer cover SO that you cdn tex off the last
sheet When you resume printing. the piper feeds backward to the
loading posahon. This iedture lets you save the paper norm.llly lost
between Llocument~.
To uw thlb ir.ltu:e, set DIP ,witch l-4 to OFF .md lo.~d continuous
paper
P!?
~ WARNING: Never use the short tear-off feature with
labels. Otherwise, labels may come off the backing and
i jam the printer.
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LnNOPQRSTUVWXYZ[\l-_‘abcdsf~hijklanoWrstuv
wxuzt : )-
Using micro-adjustment
We've just seen your excellent ad for
zebras in a recant back ioouc of
What is the price echedule
for quantities over one. gross?
2. Press the LOAD/EJECT button to feed paper to the loading
pooltion. Then press the ON LINE button: the ON LINE light then
bel5ma to blink.
miniature
1
Make sure that the prmter is turned on and that either a single
sheet or contmucva paper is ready to be loaded.
NL(1 SANS SERIF
ON LINE
~~~a8%&'o~~.-./012345~789::~=~?~~BCDEFGH1JK
L~NOP~RSTUVWXVZC\l’~~bCd~fgh~Jkl~nOPqrStuv
wryrl: : 1’
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OFF LINE
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Note: You can use the FORM FEED and LINE FEED buttons for
micro-adiustment only while the ON LINE light IS blinking.
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Press the FORM FEED button to feed the p.~per forward or the
LINE FEED button to feed the paper backward When you’ve set
the desired loading position. you c.m begin printing; the ON
LINE light stops blinking auwmatically
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I PlwrhF-=
ILevNPoMio”I
Paper (single sheele 0, Co”t~“uous)
2
Th,” paper
2
24 IO wper @angle sheets)
3
i
~ Envelopes
4 or 5
6
6
7
AI, me,,
PM”
Bond I20 lb,
Bond 124 lb 1
The Cut Sheet Feeder
Single-Bin Cut Sheet Feeder (C&06121)
Pull Tractor Unit (C800061)
Single-bin cut sheet feeder (optional)
Dimensions
and weight:
Bin capacity:
lntelllgenl IEEE-488 Interface
444
mm (W) x 434 mm (D) x 423 mm (H)
(mounted on the printer)
Approx. 1.1 kg
Pin assignments for the parallel interface
cirectb”
Single sheet:
Up to 100 sheets of
lb) paper
up to 150 sheets of
82 g/m2 (22 lb) paper
Up to 185 sheets of
64 g/m’ (17 lb) paper
(Total thickness should not exceed 15 mm)
90 g/m’ (24
Stacker capacity:
MCBF:
Environmental
condition:
Single sheet:
3
4
5
Temperature
Operation:
storage:
Humidity
Operation:
Width.
Length:
Thickness:
Temperature:
Humidity.
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DATA 1
DATA 2
DATA 3
DATA 4
DATA 5
DATA 6
DATA ?
DATA 8
STROBE pulse 10 read data Pulse
wdth must be more than 0.5
“w,roseco”ds at Ihe rece,w”g ferrmnal
‘N
IN
IN
IN
IN
tN
,N
OUT
These sjgnals represent mfotmatlobof
the Is1 01 8 blls 01 parallel data.
‘.3SpKtNefy
Each s,g”al IS at HIGH level when data
6 logICal 1 and LOW when I! IS logrcal
0
7
8
9
21
22
23
24
25
1.5
27
10
?8
OUT
19
OUT
6
J--
Up to 55 sheets of
90 g/m2 (24 lb) paper
Up to 80 sheets of
82 g/m’ (22 lb) paper
Up to 100 sheets of
64 g/m2 (17 lb) paper
100,ooLl cycles
Storage:
Storage condition
of paper:
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IN
11
I
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+5-c t o f35’C
-3O’C to +wc
15% to 80%
(without condensation)
Pulled up 10 + 5 volts through 3 3K
5% to 85%
(without condensation)
182 to 216 mm
(7.17 to 8.50”)
257 to 364 mm
(10.12 to 14.30”)
0.07 to 0.14 mm
(0.0028 to 0.0055”)
64 g/m’ to 90 g/m2
(17 lb to 24 lb)
When t”ls sIgnal IS LOW the paper 1s
automatically fed 1 lane alter p”“t,“g.
(The slqnal level can be llxed 10 lh,s by
selltno DIP swICh Z-4 10 ON j
1
15
j
-
~ NC
-
I Pnnter 5 CnaSSlS ground. wntcn IS
~soialed from me loge ground
+ IS’C to +22-c
40% to 60%
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LX-810 DOT - MATRIX PRINTER
IN
c-d-!
I
-I
33
1
-
i
35
1
-
I
When thts level becomes LOW, the
I
1
OUT
1 This level becomes LOW when the
GND 1 - ISame
-
1 - !Pulled
as Ior
Pm 19.30
UP 10 + 5V tfvough
I
3 3K o”m 1
Dec.
ESC :
ESC <
58
3A
60
3c
ESC ?
ESC @
ESC A
ESC B
ESC C
ESC C 0
ESC D
ESCE
ESCF
ESCC
ESC H
3F
40
41
42
43
43
44
4s
46
47
48
ESC K
63
64
65
66
67
67 ’
68
69
70
71
72
74
7s
ESC L
76
rc
ESC M
ESC N
ESC0
ESC I’
77
7.9
79
4D
4E
so
ESC R
ESCSo
ESCS1
ESC T
ESC U
ESC W
ESC Y
80
81
82
83
83
a4
8.5
a7
89
ESC Z
90
SA
ESC ESC d
94
97
SE
61
98
62
65
66
EKJ
EXQ
BEL
BS
HT
LF
VT
FF
CR
s o
SI
DC1
DC2
DC3
DC4
-
Dec.
7
6
Hex. Description
9
07
08
09
10
OA
11
12
13
14
it
OD
OE
15
17
18
19
20
OF
11
CAN
DEL
ESC SO
24
127
I4
18
7F
OE
ESC SI
ESC EM
15
25
OF
ESC
ESC ‘6
ESC L
33
37
38
21
25
26
ESC *
ESC ESC /
ESC o
ESC 1
ESC 2
ESC 3
ESC 4
ESC 5
ESC 6
ESC 7
ESC 8
ESC 9
42
45
47
4tl
49
50
51
S2
53
54
55
56
57
2A
2D
2F
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12
13
14
19
30
31
32
33
34
35
36
37
38
39
4A
4B
4F
51
52
53
53
54
5s
57
59
Copy ROM to RAM ......................... .9-33
Select Unidirectional Mode
(one line) ............................................... 9-9
Reassign Graphics Mode ..................... 9-36
Initialize Printer .................................... 9-8
Set n/72-inch Line Spacing ............... .9-16
Set Vertical Tabs ................................. .9-17
Set Page Length in Lines.. ................... 9-13
Set page length in Inches .................... 9-13
Set Horizontal Tabs ............................. 9-21
Select Emphasized Mode.. .................. .9-26
Cancel Emphasized Mode ................... 9-26
Select Double-Strike Mode.. .............. .9-27
Cancel Double-Strike Mode.. ............ .9-27
Perform n/216-inch Line Feed.. ........ .9-17
Select Single-density Graphics
Mode.. .................................................... 9-34
Select Double-density Graphics
Mode.. ... .._ .............................................. 9-34
Select 12 cpi .......................................... 9-23
Set Skip Over Perforation ................... 9-14
Cancel Skip Over Perforation.. .......... .9-14
Select 10 cpi.. ........................................ 9-23
Set Right Margin.. ................................ 9-19
Select an International Character Set 9-31
Select Superscript Mode.. .................... 9-27
Select Subscript Mode.. ....................... 9-28
Cancel Superscript/Subscript Mode .,9-t 8
Turn Unidirectional Mode On/Off. ..9-1 o
Turn Double-width Mode On/Off. ..9-2 6
Select High-Speed Double-density
Graphics Mode ..................................... 9-34
Select Quadruple-density Graphics
Mode.. ...................................................
Commands in Numerical Order
ASCII
Page
Hex. Description
ASCII
Page
Beeper .................................................... 9-11
Backspace .............................................. 9-20
Tab Horizontally .................................. 9-21
Line Feed.. ............................................. 9-15
Tab Vertically ....................................... 9-17
Form Feed ............................................ .9-13
Carriage Return ................................... 9 - 1 2
Select Double-wide Mode
(one line) ............................................... 9-25
Select Condensed Mode. ................... 9-24
s&ct Printer.. ...................................... .9-8
cancel Condensed Mode .................... 9-24
Deselect Printer ................................... 9-9
C.mcel Double-wde Mode
(one line) .......................................... 9-25
Cmcel Line ..................................... .9-12
Delete Character. ........................ o-12
Select Double-wde Mode
(one line) .......... .......... ................... .9-25
Select Condensed Mode.. ............... 9-24
Turn Cut Sheet Feeder Mode
O n / O f f . ................... .................... .9-11
Master Select ................................... 9-23
Select User-defined Set .................. .9-33
Define User-defined Characters (draft
mode) ... ............... ....................... .9-32
Define User-defined Chxxters (NLQ
mode) ............................... ..... 9 - 3 3
Select CrJphics Mode ................... .9-35
Turn Underlining Mode On/Off.. .. .9-29
Select Vertrcal Tdb Channel .............. .9-18
Select li8-inch Line Spacing ......... .9-15
Select 7/72-inch Line Spacmy;. . . . . .9-IS
select I/b-inch Line Spacing.. .......... Q-16
Set n/216-inch Line Spung.. ....... .9-lb
Select Italic Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..9-2 8
Cancel Italic Mode ..................... 9-29
Euble Printable Chxxters . . . . . . . . . .9-32
En.lble Upper Control Codes. . . . . . .9-32
9-10
Disable Puper Out Detection
Enable I’dper Out Detectwn . . . .9-IO
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ESC b
ESC e
ESC f
ESC k
ESC I
ESC s
ESC t
ESC x ,
101
102
107
108
11s
116
120
2
73
74
78
.9-35
Select Q-pin Graphics Mode ............... 9-36
Select Near Letter Quality
Justification ........................................... 9-30
Set Vertical Tabs in Channels ............ 9-18
Set Tab Increments .............................. 9-20
Horizontal/Vertical Skip ..................... 9-21
Select Typ-estyle Family ....................... 9-22
Set Left Margin .................................... 9-19
Turn Half-Speed Mode ON/Off.. ..... 9-9
Select Character Table.. ...................... .9-31
Select Near Letter Quality or Draft...9-2 2
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LX - 810 DOT- MATRIX PRINTER
Installation/Support Tips
The typs of printer installad on your system must bo
idmtifhd f o r
mch saft+uuo packago. Thii ir dually dona
through a sotup menu. lf this printar ir not listod in your
program. look in the prlnhr Usor’s Manual for the next-best
modal sohotlon.
DIP Switch Settings
The dofault sottingr will usually work for most applications,
but thy should bo chscked beforo using the printor This
will avoid unoxpaotod raults.
Optional Serial lnterface Operation
Epson’s optionai sorlal intor&as may bo uaod in this printer,
butthaOIPswitohosonthointMaoaboardmustbesotto
m8tch the configuration of the so&l port on the host
computer.
Cut - Sheet Feeder Operation
fhe page length will have to be adjusted (shortened) if your
software doos not propnfy support cut-sheet papor. Thor0
will ba linos from the first page printed on the top of the
second page if the page length is not set correctiy.
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LX-810-7
LX-810 DOT- MATRIX PRINTER
Information Reference List
Engineering Change Notices
None.
Product Support Bulletins
None.
Related Documentation
LX-810 Technical Manual
LX-810 Parts Price List
LX-810 User’s Manual
Technical Information Bulletins
None.
LX-810-8
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