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REAL-TIME-CLOCK INSTALLATION GUIDE
For printer models:
GL 4xxe Series
Read this Installation Guide before and during the installation of
the above accessory. Keep this Installation Guide handy for
future reference.
Real-Time Clock Installation Guide
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General
1.1 Important information
This quick guide provides important information on how to set up your
new SATO product.
Be sure to read this quick guide thoroughly before using this printer. It
is an integral part of the product and should be kept in the immediate
vicinity of the device and available to the operating staff.
1.2 Limitation of liability
All information in this manual have been compiled under due
consideration of federal standards and regulations.
The manufacturer will not be held liable for damage resulting from:
Disregarding these instructions
Unintended use of the printer
Unauthorized technical modifications
Use of unapproved spare parts
Use of unapproved consumables
FCC WARNING
Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for
compliance could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.
NOTICE
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for
a Class B digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Rules. These
limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful
interference in a residential installation.
This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy
and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may
cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is
no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation.
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1.3 Explanation of symbols
This instruction manual uses various warning icons to help you
understand the safe operation of your printer. Explanations of the
icons are below.
WARNING!
Indicates neglectful or erroneous use may cause
irreparable damage to the product, serious injury to
the operator, or worse.
CAUTION!
Indicates a specific point where caution should be
used. The graphic within the triangle will indicate the
specific issue, i.e.; the sign on the left indicates a
caution for potential electrical shock.
CAUTION!
Indicates a potentially hazardous situation which,
if not avoided, may result in damage to your
product or host equipment.
NOTE!
Emphasizes useful tips or recommendations for
efficient and smooth operation of your printer.
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1.4 Contact and Document Information
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SATO GROUP OF COMPANIES
International Headquarters
Americas
SATO INTERNATIONAL PTE. LTD
438A Alexandra Road #05-01/04,
Alexandra Technopark, Singapore 119967
Phone: 65-6271-2122 Fax : 65-6271-2151
Email: sales@sato-int.com
SATO INTERNATIONAL AMERICA, INC.
(Regional HQ)
10350 Nations Ford Road Suite A,
Charlotte, NC 28273
Phone: 1-704-644-1650 Fax: 1-704-644-1662
Email: satosales@satoamerica.com
Americas
SATO LABELING SOLUTIONS AMERICA, INC.
1140 Windham Parkway, Romeoville, Illinois 60446
Phone: 630-771-4200 Fax : 630-771-4210
Email: sales@satolabeling.com
SATO AMERICA, INC.
10350 Nations Ford Road Suite A,
Charlotte, NC 28273
Phone: 1-704-644-1650 Fax: 1-704-644-1662
Email: satosales@satoamerica.com
Horticultural Division
930 Jimmy Ann Drive
Daytona Beach, FL 32117
Phone: 1-386-274-5566 Fax: 1-386-274-5599
Europe
SATO INTERNATIONAL EUROPE N.V.
(Regional HQ)
Leuvensesteenweg 369, 1932 Sint-Stevens-Woluwe, Brussels, Belgium
Phone: 32(0)-2-788-80-00 Fax: 32(0)-2-788-80-80
Email: info@be.sato-europe.com
SATO UK LTD
Valley Road, Harwich, Essex England Co12 4RR,
United Kingdom
Phone: 44-1255-240000 Fax : 44-1255-240111
Email : enquiries@satouk.com
SATO LABELLING SOLUTIONS EUROPE GmbH
Ersheimer Straße 71,
69434 Hirschhorn, Germany
Phone: 49-6272-9201-324 Fax: 49-6272-9201-399
SATO POLSKA SP Z O.O.
Ul. Wroclawska 123, 55-015 Radwanice
K/Wroclawia, Poland
Phone: 48-71-381-03-60 Fax: 48-71-381-03-68
Email: info@sato-europe.com
SATO FRANCE SAS
Parc D'Activities - Rue Jacques Messager - 59175 Templemars, France
Phone: 33-3-20-62-96-40 Fax: 33-3-20-62-96-55
SATO IBERIA S.A.
Dels Corrals Nous, 35-39, Pol. Can Roqueta,
08202 - Sabadell, Barcelona, Spain
Phone: 34-93-492-5750 Fax : 34-93-786-3451
Asia Pacific & Oceania
SATO INTERNATIONAL ASIA PACIFIC PTE. LTD.
(Regional HQ)
438A Alexandra Road #05-01/04,
Alexandra Technopark, Singapore 119967
Phone : 65-6271-5300 Fax : 65-6273-6011
Email: sales@sato-int.com
SATO AUTO-ID MALAYSIA SDN. BHD.
No.25, Jalan Pemberita U1/49, Temasya
Industrial Park
Section U1, 40150 Shah Alam,
Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia
Phone: 60-3-7620-8901 Fax: 60-3-5569-4977
Email: sales@satosms.com.my
SATO ASIA PACIFIC PTE. LTD.
438A Alexandra Road #05-01/04, Alexandra Technopark, Singapore 119967
Phone: 65-6271-5300 Fax: 65-6273-6011
Email: sales@satoasiapacific.com
SATO AUTO-ID (THAILAND) CO., LTD.
292/1 Moo 1 Theparak Road, Tumbol Theparak,
Amphur Muang, Samutprakarn 10270
Phone: 662-736-4460 Fax: 662-736-4461
SATO SHANGHAI CO., LTD.
307 Haining Road, ACE Bldg, 10th Floor,
Hongkou Area,
Shanghai, China 200080
Phone: (86) 021- 63068899 Fax: (86) 021- 63091318
SATO AUSTRALIA PTY LTD.
1/1 Nursery Avenue, Clayton Business Park (1508 Centre Road) Clayton
VIC 3168, Melbourne, Australia
Phone: 61-3-8814-5330 Fax: 61-3-8814-5335
SATO NEW ZEALAND LTD
30 Apollo Drive, Mairangi Bay
PO Box 305-031, North Shore, Auckland, New Zealand
Phone: 64-9-477-2222 Fax: 64-9-477-2228
For a full list of all SATO offices,
refer to www.satoworldwide.com
Extensive contact information of worldwide SATO operations can be found on the Internet at
www.satoworldwide.com
Version: SI-GL4xxe-01rA-06-06-07-RTCIG © Copyright 1994 – 2007
All rights reserved. No part of this document may be reproduced or issued to third parties in
any form whatsoever without the express permission of SATO. The materials in this
document are provided for general information and are subject to change without notice.
SATO assumes no responsibilities for any errors that may appear.
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GL4xxe Real-Time Clock Installation
Before installing the Real-Time Clock chip, make sure the printer is OFF and
disconnected from the power supply. Make sure you have discharged any static
electricity (by touching a grounded component on the printer). Remove all interface
cards prior to removing the rear side cover.
1. Use a Phillips head screwdriver to remove the three screws (1) that secure
the left-hand side cover [labelled (2) in the illustration below] that protects
the electronics of the printer.
2. Slide the side cover leftward and upward, as shown by the line marked (a).
3. Once the cover has been removed, locate the area circled in RED. There is
an empty socket for mounting the Real-Time-Clock chip.
(a)
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2
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Figure 1. Removing the Left-Side Cover of the printer
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GL4xxe Real-Time-clock Installation
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5.
6.
Insert the chip labelled (3) into the socket, making sure that Pin 1 of the chip
is aligned to Pin 1 of the socket. Mount it into place firmly.
Reinstall the Left-Side cover and reconnect the interface card, power and
signal cables.
Turn the printer ON and proceed to the next page for instructions on setting
the clock.
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Clock configuration via the LCD Menu
OFFLINE
1. Turn the printer ON and wait for it to initialize and go into ONLINE mode.
2. Press the Line Button to go to Offline mode
3. Press the Function Button to display the different menu icons
ADVANCED MODE
4. Select the Advanced Mode Menu and press the Enter Button.
5. Scroll to the Set Calendar Menu using the cursor buttons.
Set Calendar
MM/DD/YY
hh:mm
6. This menu allows you to set the date and time.
The date is expressed in:
Figure 3. Setting the
clock via the LCD
hh:mm YYYYMMMDD.
hh = hour (24 hour format)
mm = minute
MMM = month
DD = day
YYYY = year
7. When completed, go back to ONLINE mode after saving the new settings.
Using SBPL Commands
The date and time can also be set using the <ESC>WT Setting of Calendar Command.
CALENDAR CONFIGURATION COMMAND
FUNCTION
To set the time and date of the printer’s internal clock.
FORMAT
<ESC>WTaabbccddee
aa
= Year (00 to 99)
bb
cc
= Month (01 to 12)
= Day (01 to 31)
dd
ee
= Hour (00 to 23)
= Minute (00 to 59)
Note: place anywhere within the data stream.
EXAMPLE
<ESC>A
<ESC>WT9312251300
<ESC>Z
OUTPUT
There is not a printer output as a result of this command.
NOTES
Once the year increments past “99” it will wrap back to “00”. This command can only be used
once per data stream.
If a print quantity of more than one label per job is used, the same time and date will be on
each label of the entire print job.
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