Brother PT-1180 User`s guide

Brother PT-1180 User`s guide
GENERAL PRECAUTIONS
TAPE CASSETTES
CURSOR MOVEMENT
•
A TZ tape cassette is supplied with this unit. The Brother TZ tapes used with this machine are
available in a variety of colors and three tape widths (1/4” (6 mm), 3/8” (9 mm) and 1/2” (12 mm)).
1 Press in on the rough area at the top end of the machine and
fold open the back cover.
2 If a tape cassette is already installed, remove it by pulling it
straight up.
3 If the ink ribbon in the other tape cassette is loose, use your
finger to wind the toothed wheel in the direction of the arrow on
the cassette until there is no slack in the ribbon. Also, make sure
that the end of the tape feeds under the tape guides.
Note: If you are using a new tape cassette provided with a
stopper, be sure to remove the stopper.
4 Insert the tape cassette firmly into the compartment, making
sure that the entire back of the cassette contacts the bottom of
the compartment.
Note: When inserting a tape cassette, make sure that the inner
ribbon does not catch on the corner of the metal guide.
5 Securely close the back cover, making sure that it snaps into place.
You can view and edit different parts of the text by moving the cursor backward and
forward.
•
•
•
•
MODEL PT-1180
USER’S GUIDE
•
•
•
•
•
•
Use only Brother TZ tapes with this machine. Do not use tapes that do not have the
mark.
Tapes are available in three different widths: 1/4” (6 mm), 3/8” (9 mm) and 1/2” (12
mm).
Do not pull the tape since this may damage the tape cassettes.
Do not attempt to cut the tape while printing or feeding since this will damage the
tape.
Do not clean the machine with alcohol or other organic solvents. Use only a soft, dry
cloth.
Remove the batteries if you do not intend to use the machine for an extended period
of time.
Note: If power is disconnected for more than three minutes, all text shown in the
display and any text files stored in the memory will be lost.
Do not put any foreign objects into or anything on the machine.
Do not expose the machine to high temperatures or high humidity. Never leave it on
the dashboard or in the back of your car.
Do not use the machine in dusty places, and keep it out of both direct sunlight and
rain.
Do not leave any rubber or vinyl on the machine for an extended period of time.
Doing so may cause staining.
After inserting a new tape cassette, advance the tape by holding down
and
pressing
•
•
•
Feed the tape by holding down
and pressing
and then push in the tape cutter lever to cut the tape.
once,
Changing the batteries
CAUTION
Batteries installed incorrectly can overheat and leak. Can result in chemical burns
and machine overheating and damage.
Your machine requires 6 alkaline AAA batteries.
Carefully follow these instructions.
1 Press bumps on top of back cover and open.
2 Pull out tape cassette, if one was installed.
3 Remove batteries, if they were already installed.
4 Hold machine as pictured:
5 Insert six new batteries as follows:
FIRST, in
SECOND, in
LOWER layer
UPPER layer
Always:
insert ˝+˝ ends
insert ˝+˝ ends
• Insert “+” ends before “-” ends.
pointing DOWN.
pointing UP.
• Remove “-” ends before “+” ends.
+
• Replace all 6 batteries at the same time with new ones.
+
6 Insert tape cassette.
7 Insert two hooks on bottom end of back cover into slots on bottom
of machine. Push down firmly on cover until it snaps into place.
8 Turn machine on.
If no power, immediately remove batteries and call Brother Customer Service at:
1-877-478-6824
To move the cursor one character at a time, press
●
To move the cursor to the beginning of the text, hold down
●
To move the cursor to the end of the text, hold down
Return key
The enclosed lettering stick enables you to easily remove the backing from labels
printed on laminated tapes.
1 Hold the tape in your left hand, with the printed surface facing up, and hold the stick
in your right hand.
2 Pass the tape halfway through the long narrow hole in the stick.
3 Turn the stick three-quarters of a turn towards you and pull the stick away from you
as shown below.
4 Peel off the label backing.
EF
●
To clear all of the text that is currently entered, hold down
to add a blank space to your text.
●
To add a second line, press
once. The return mark (
) appears in the text to
indicate the end of the first line and the beginning of the second.
Note: Two lines of text can only be entered if 3/8” (9-mm)- or 1/2” (12-mm)-wide tape
is installed.
●
To accept or confirm a setting from a list, press
EF
CD
AB
once.
STARTING
ACCENTED CHARACTERS
You can also choose from a list of other accented characters that can be added to your
text.
Letter
Press
. If batteries have been installed or the machine has been plugged in using the
optional AC adapter, the previous session’s information is displayed when the machine is
turned on. This feature allows you to stop work on a label and turn off the machine, then
return to it later without having to re-enter the text.
The machine automatically turns off if no key is pressed within five minutes. The current
session’s information is stored in the machine’s internal memory and displayed when the
machine is later turned on again.
CODE KEY
By holding down
and pressing a key with a function, character or accent written
above it, you can use the corresponding function or add the corresponding character to
your text.
1
Accented character
A
À
Á
Ä
C
Ç
E
È
É
Ë
I
Í
Ï
Î
Â
Ã
Letter
Æ
Ê
Accented character
a
à
á
c
ç
ä
â
e
i
è
é
ë
ê
í
ï
î
N
Ñ
n
ñ
O
Ó
Ö
Ô
Õ
o
ó
ö
ô
õ
U
Ù
Ú
Ü
Û
u
ù
ú
ü
û
ã
æ
if you want the accented character to be an uppercase letter.
Press
Note: To quit the following procedure at any time without making any changes, press
2
Hold down
3
Press the key for the letter in the accented character that you wish to add, and then
4
press
and
until the cursor is positioned under the desired accented
character.
Press
to add the selected character to your text.
and press
.
. The message “A-U?” appears in the display.
SYMBOLS
In addition to the letters, symbols, and numerals on and above the keys, there are 72
symbols available with the Symbol function. These symbols are divided into 9 groups,
corresponding to the letters A through I.
Group
Symbols
A
Ü
ü
Ç
ç
Æ
æ
B
í
ó
ú
★
Ã
ã
á
é
C
Õ
õ
Ñ
ñ
¡
D
·
°
;
%
+
¿
§
#
×
÷
E
$
¢
[
]
2
3
=
2
F
4
TM
®
©
3
_
~
G
Patent numbers and patent publication numbers which are related to this product
are as below:
USP4839472
USP4983058
USP5120147
USP4927278
USP5009530
USP4976558
USP5069557
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. If this equipment does cause
harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by
turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the
interference by one or more of the following measures:
- Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
- Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
- Connect the equipment to an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the
receiver is connected.
- Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
- Changes or modifications not expressly approved by Brother Industries, Ltd.
could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.
FCC NOTICE
Print head
This machine’s LCD shows one row of 8 characters; however, the text that you enter can
be up to 55 characters in length. The 8-character display is like a window which moves
across the text.
Batteries
H
I
1
Press
2
Press the key for the letter of the group containing the symbol that you wish to add,
3
and then press
and
until the cursor is positioned under the desired symbol.
Press
to add the symbol to the text.
1234567890123456789012345678901234567890123456789012345
Tape exit slot
.
Press
when you wish to accept or confirm a setting, or end the first line of text and
start the second.
DISPLAY
With your new PT-1180, you can create labels for any application. Select from the many frames,
character sizes and styles to design beautiful custom labels. In addition, the variety of tape cartridges
available allows you to print labels with different widths and exciting colors.
You no longer have to worry about urgent tasks that require professional printing. In the office, the
factory, the lab or the home, the quality and performance of the PT-1180 make it an extremely practical
machine.
Although this machine is easy to use, we suggest that you read this manual carefully before starting and
keep the manual in a handy place for future reference.
Tape cassette
and press
SPACE KEY
By pressing
to enter Num mode, you can add numbers to your text by simply
pressing the corresponding keys. When this mode is on, the Num indicator in the bottomleft corner of the display comes on. To exit Num mode, press
until the Num
indicator goes off.
On/Off key
.
GH
CD
AB
NUM KEY
Num key
.
To delete the character to the left of the cursor or to cancel a function, press
Back cover
Caps key
and press
.
RETURN KEY
LETTERING STICK
By pressing
to enter Caps mode, you can add upper-case letters to your text by
simply pressing the character keys. When this mode is on, the Caps indicator in the topleft corner of the display comes on. To exit Caps mode, press
until the Caps
indicator goes off.
Function key
and press
●
CAPS KEY
Tape cutter lever
.
This key can be used to remove characters from your text, clear all of the text or cancel
the current function and return to the text input mode.
OVERVIEW
Display
Backspace key
or
BACKSPACE KEY
As on a word processor, press
once.
Do not touch the print head mechanism. If the head is touched, clean it immediately
with a soft wipe (e.g., a cotton swab) to avoid permanent damage.
To avoid injuries, do not touch the cutter’s edge.
To prevent damage during shipment, a clear protective sheet is placed over the LCD
panel. Remove this clear protective sheet before beginning use.
POWER SUPPLY
LA7895001
Printed in China
6
●
. The message “A-I?” appears in the display.
INTRODUCTION
SIZE
TAPE MARGIN
MEMORY
The characters in the text can be set to one of five different sizes in addition to AUTO,
which automatically adjusts the characters to the largest possible size according to the
width of the installed tape. The currently selected size setting is shown by the indicators at
the top of the display. All of the size indicators light up when the AUTO setting is selected.
SIZE1 (A: standard size)
SIZE2 (A: double width)
SIZE3 (A: double height)
This function can be used to leave equal margins of 1/6” (4 mm (#)), 1/2” (12 mm (##)) or
1” (24 mm (###)) on both sides of the text. Using the “–” tape margin setting, multiple
formats can be printed, one after the other without feeding the tape, onto a single label.
.
Note: To quit the following procedure at any time without making any changes, press
.
1 Press
You can use the memory to store your most frequently used text. The text file remains in
the memory, even after all characters are removed from the display by holding down
SIZE4 (A: double width & double height)
Press
.
2
Press
and
and
until MARGIN is displayed, and then press
Press
The current tape margin setting appears in the display.
3
Press
and
until the desired tape margin setting is displayed.
Press
(or
) to apply the selected tape margin setting to the text.
SIZE5 (A: 4× width & double height)
4
Note:
• If there are two lines of text, they are printed with the SIZE1 setting applied,
regardless of the selected size setting.
• To quit the following procedure at any time without making any changes, press
1
2
until SIZE is displayed, and then press
(or
). The
Press
and
until the desired size setting is displayed.
4
Press
(or
) to apply the selected size setting to the text.
You can also use one of nine different print styles for the characters in your label. If a setting
other than NORMAL is selected, the Style indicator at the bottom of the display lights up.
NORMAL
OUTLINE
BOLD
SHADOW
ITALIC
I+BOLD (italic + bold)
Note: To quit the following procedure at any time without making any changes, press
1
Press
.
2
Press
and
3
I+OUTL (italic + outline)
I+SHADOW (italic + shadow) VERTICAL
After you have entered the text and chosen the desired format settings, you are ready to
print the label.
● To print the label, press
. The message “PRINT” is displayed while the label is
being printed, and the label comes out of the tape exit slot at the top end of the machine.
● To feed out 1 1/24” (25 mm) of tape (for example, after printing using the “–” tape
and press
once. The message “FEED” is
margin setting), hold down
displayed while the tape is fed out.
● To cut off the label, push in the tape cutter lever in the top-right corner of the machine.
Note:
• In order to prevent damage to the tape, do not try to cut it while the messages
“PRINT” or “FEED” are displayed.
• After printing with the # or ## tape margin setting, push in the tape cutter lever
to cut off the label, and then use scissors to cut along the printed dots (:) and
center the text within the label.
and
Press
until MEMORY is displayed, and then press
until STORE is displayed, and then press
.
(or
(or
).
4
Press
and
until the file number where you want to store the text is
5
Press
(or
) to store the text. The text previously shown in the display
reappears.
Note:
• If the file number you selected already contains text, the message “ERROR”
This function allows you to print up to nine copies of the same label.
Note: To quit the following procedure at any time without making any changes, press
1 Press
.
2
2
and
until STYLE is displayed, and then press
(or
). The
3
4
Press
Press
and
(or
) to apply the selected style setting to the text.
4
UNDERLINE/FRAME
CANDY
NUMBERING
• To quit the following procedure at any time without making any changes, press
.
Press
.
1
2
Press
).
3
The current underline/frame setting appears in the display.
Press
and
until the desired underline/frame setting is displayed.
4
Press
and
(or
until UNDL/FRM is displayed, and then press
(or
3
) to apply the selected underline/frame setting to the text.
Press
.
Press
and
4
This function prints your label so that the text can be read from the adhesive side of the
tape. If mirror-printed labels are attached to glass or some other transparent material,
they can be read correctly from the opposite side.
Note:
• With this function, the text must be printed on transparent tape.
1
2
3
and
until MIRROR is displayed, and then press
(or
Press
The current mirror printing setting appears in the display.
Press
and
until the desired mirror printing setting is displayed.
4
Press
(or
) to apply the selected mirror printing setting to the text.
5
.
• To quit the following procedure at any time without making any changes, press
Press
.
).
2
Press
and
until MEMORY is displayed, and then press
Press
and
until RECALL is displayed, and then press
3
(or
or
• The batteries may be weak. Replace
them.
6. A blank horizontal line appears through
the printed label.
• There may be 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. Try
printing again, and if dust still remains,
dip the cotton swab in isopropyl (rubbing)
alcohol and gently wipe the print head
again.
7. The machine has “locked up” (i.e., nothing
happens when a key is pressed, even
• Turn off the machine, and then while
(or
though the machine is on).
(or
(or
holding down
and
, press
to turn the machine back on.
and
.
Note: The text and formats in the
display and all text files stored in
the memory are erased.
SPECIFICATIONS
Keyboard:
42 keys
Print speed:
10 mm/sec.
Character size:
Standard size
Double width
Double height
Double width & double height
4× width & double height
Character font:
HELSINKI
Print tape:
Pressure-sensitive adhesive-based (TZ tape only)
Three widths available:
1/2” (12 mm)
3/8” (9 mm)
1/4” (6 mm)
LCD:
7 × 5 dots
Power supply:
Six AAA size alkaline batteries (LR03)
Auto-power off
Dimensions:
6 1/16” (154 mm) (W) × 5 5/64” (129 mm) (D) × 2 1/2” (64 mm) (H)
Weight:
0.9 lbs. (400 g) (without batteries and tape cassette)
Buffer size:
55 characters
Memory size:
300 characters maximum, 9 text files
).
). The
Press
and
until the text file that you want to recall is displayed.
OR
Press the key (1-9) corresponding to the file number of the text that you want to
recall.
Press
(or
) to clear the display and recall the selected text.
DELETING A TEXT FILE
Note: To quit the following procedure at any time without making any changes, press
1
Press
.
2
Press
and
until MEMORY is displayed, and then press
3
Press
and
until DELETE is displayed, and then press
.
(or
(or
).
). The
Press
and
until the text file that you want to delete is displayed.
OR
Press the key (1-9) corresponding to the file number of the text that you want to
delete.
.
Press
(or
1 line × 8 characters
) to delete the selected text file.
).
Press
and
until the last number that you want to print appears on the right
side of the display.
OR
Press the key (1-9) corresponding to the last number that you want to print.
Note: The last number that will be printed must be larger than the number selected
in the text, otherwise the message “ERROR” will appear when you try to print.
Press
• The tape cassette is empty. Replace it.
5. The memory has cleared on its own.
message “1-9?” appears in the display.
4
The message “1-9?” appears in the display.
MIRROR PRINTING
.
5
until NUMBER is displayed, and then press
4. Striped tape appears.
.
message “1-9?” appears in the display.
This function can be used to print many copies of the same text while increasing a
selected number by 1 after each label is printed, for example, when printing labels
containing a serial number (for example, 0123, 0124, and 0125).
Note: To quit the following procedure at any time without making any changes, press
1 Position the cursor below the number that you wish to increase.
2
Press
5
) to print the labels.
UNDL (underline)
Note:
• The underline or frame is not printed if the VERTICAL style setting is used.
1
Press
Note:
• After printing with the “–” tape margin setting, hold down
and press
once to feed the tape before pushing in the tape cutter lever to cut it.
• After printing with the #, ## or ### tape margin setting, push in the tape cutter
lever to cut off the tape, and then use scissors to cut along the printed dots (:)
and separate the labels.
This option allows you to emphasize or decorate your entire text by framing or underlining it. If any
setting other than OFF is selected, the Undl/Frm indicator at the bottom of the display lights up.
OFF (no underline or frame)
ROUND
WOODEN
POINTING
.
4
or
• If the batteries are weak, replace them.
Finally, release
(or
), and then delete one of the stored text files before trying to
store the current text.
Press
and
until REPEAT is displayed, and then press
(or
). The
message “1-9?” appears in the display.
Press
and
until the number of labels that you want to print appears on the
right side of the display.
OR
Press the key (1-9) corresponding to the number of labels that you want to print.
(or
3. The printed characters are not formed
properly.
(or
), and then delete one of the stored text files before trying to
store the current text.
• If 300 characters are already stored, the message “FULL” appears. Press
Note: To quit the following procedure at any time without making any changes, press
3
until the desired style setting is displayed.
• Check that the tape cassette has been
inserted correctly.
• If the tape cassette is empty, replace it.
• Check that the character size is
appropriate for the width of the tape that
is used.
appears. Press
(or
), and then select a different file number.
• If nine text files are already stored, the message “ERROR” appears. Press
REPEAT PRINTING
Note:
• If there are two lines of text, they are printed in the NORMAL style, regardless of
the selected style setting.
• To quit the following procedure at any time without making any changes, press
.
.
1 Press
Press
2. The machine does not print, or the
printed characters are blurred.
displayed.
OR
Press the key (1-9) corresponding to the file number where you want to store the
text.
RECALLING TEXT
current style setting appears in the display.
Solution
• Check that the batteries are correctly
inserted.
• If the batteries are weak, replace them.
). The
message “1-9?” appears in the display.
PRINTING & CUTTING
STYLE
. Later, the text can easily be reused by recalling it from the memory.
The machine’s memory can store up to 300 characters, which can be divided into as
many as nine text files. The maximum capacity for a single text file is 55 characters.
Problem
1. The display stays blank after you have
turned on the machine.
STORING TEXT
• After printing with the “–” tape margin setting, hold down
and press
once to feed the tape before pushing in the tape cutter lever to cut it,
otherwise some of the printed characters may be cut off.
• After printing with the # or ## tape margin setting, push in the tape cutter lever
to cut off the label, and then use scissors to cut along the printed dots (:) and
centre the text within the label.
.
and pressing
).
Note:
current size setting appears in the display.
3
(or
TROUBLESHOOTING
) to print the labels.
Note:
• After printing with the “–” tape margin setting, hold down
and press
once to feed the tape before pushing in the tape cutter lever to cut it.
• After printing with the #, ## or ### tape margin setting, push in the tape cutter
lever to cut off the tape, and then use scissors to cut along the printed dots (:)
and separate the labels.
ERROR MESSAGE LIST
IMPORTANT WARRANTY INFORMATION
ERROR
An error occurred.
BATTERY
The batteries are weak.
BATTERY
The batteries are empty.
FULL
The maximum number of characters (55 characters) have already
been entered or the memory is full.
Thank you for purchasing this Brother Product. We hope that you will enjoy using it. We
suggest that you keep all packing and other materials.
SHOULD YOU ENCOUNTER ANY PROBLEMS WITH YOUR PRODUCT,
PLEASE DO NOT RETURN YOUR
PRODUCT TO THE STORE!
After referring to the instruction manual, if you still need assistance, call Brother Customer
Service at:
Voice: 1-877-4-PTOUCH OR
Fax: 1-901-379-1210
If you need a local service center, please call 1-800-284-HELP to locate the authorized
service center closest to you.
Was this manual useful for you? yes no
Thank you for your participation!

* Your assessment is very important for improving the work of artificial intelligence, which forms the content of this project

Download PDF

advertisement