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This document will give you a step-by-step procedure on what you need to do to
install the Unimark Sprite printer in Go! v4.x.
Login to Worldspan Go! with the username and password for the agent you are
adding the printer to.
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Once you are in the blue screen, click on TOOLS within Go! and select
Once this option is selected you will receive the below screen:
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Choose from the Unconfigured
Devices list the printer type you are
installing. Unimark Sprite Printers are
listed as ATB2.
Once you have selected your printer
type this side of the screen will
appear. Make sure Add to Local
Machine is highlighted and click
Configure To >>.
Once the Configure To option is selected the screen will refresh showing you the
configuration part of the process.
Select which Com port the
printer is connected to.
Select 19200 as the baud
You will notice that the ATB2 has
moved to under Local Machine from
Unconfigured Devices.
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This option is a point of
reference for support purposes;
please select the type of printer
you are installing. If not shown
then click Other.
Special Character handling
handles the line feed option.
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After all is completed click on Save at the top of the screen to show the following
Then click on Continue to take you back to the main screen.
If not already done so, HPM
Configuration will pick up that Host
Print Manager is not installed on the
PC you are on. Click on Install
You will notice that the ATB2 has
moved to under Local Machine and
has a yellow mark next to it. This
shows you are on the PC with a
printer configured to it.
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HPM Install initializes and the first screen you will be shown is the one below. Select
NO, and then click Continue.
Once you have completed the install, you may need to restart the PC. If required then
click OK to restart.
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After reboot of PC has taken place, HPM should be loaded in the system tray
automatically on Start up.
You need to then check the Com Port Properties of the local PC to match what you
have selected on HPM Config and also the printer.
 Right Click on the My Computer Icon and choose properties then select
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Select Device Manager, Ports (Com + Lpt) and double left click on the port you are
installing the printer on, e.g. Communications Port (Com1), and then choose Port
Here make sure the Bits Per Second match up with what you selected in HPM Config,
e.g. 9600, 19200, and then click OK. If changes have been made then close HPM and
the re-open HPM.
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Front Panel and Keypad
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Sprite Menu Structure
The Sprite MENU keys are used to display various options. The ONLINE/ENTER
key is used to select various options and the RESET key is used to go back a step in
the configuration.
Password is 1_ _ _
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The communications defaults are:
Baud Rate = 9600
Word Length =8
Parity =None
Stop bit =1
Change the Baud Rate to 19200
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Setting Stock Type
Set bin stock to form 5 for air tickets. If not using the bin set it to none. For air tickets
set Stock Long Stck to Y. Test Bin is for printing out the printer configuration and
which bin it would use.
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Set Magnetic Encode to Yes, Magnetic SCN/ SCN Enable to Yes, Magnetic Retries to
Yes and Magnetic Verify to No.
Example of a Working Config File With Airline Stock in Bin 1 and
Bin 2 Empty
BinA = 5
BinB = 0
DefaultBin = 0
TestBin = 0
BinALong = TRUE
BinBLong = TRUE
Type1Name = ATB
Type2Name = MPD
Type3Name = BPass
Type4Name = Blank
Type5Name = ATB2
Type6Name = Rsvd
Type7Name = Rsvd
Type8Name = Rsvd
Type9Name = Rsvd
EncodeA = TRUE
VerifyA = FALSE
Ascend-A = TRUE
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EncodeB = TRUE
VerifyB = FALSE
Ascend-B = TRUE
Retry = 3
RetrySCN = 2
Repick = 1
VoidChar = 32
BaudRate = 4
DataBits = 8
StopBits = 1
Parity = 0
PrnBusy = 1
PrnOffline = 0
HostBusy = 0
HostOffline = 1
AlarmLevel = 2
ContrastA = 5
ContrastB = 5
TemplLeft = 61
TemplTop = 30
Password = 1
LastUsedVersion = 1.28.22
Protocol = 1
RxBuffer = 64
RxStx = 2, 0, 0, 0
RxEtx = 12, 0, 0, 0
RxEtb = 23
TxStx = 1, 74, 78, 0
TxEtx = 18, 0, 0, 0
TxEtb = 23
RxDelayPct = 0
RxDelay = 5
RxTimeout = 10
Version = 1
Opermode = 2
PtabsCached = 10
LogosCached = 10
TmplsCached = 10
ExtnPtabID = TRUE
VSRstatus = TRUE
PrintCheck = TRUE
CancelOnExcpt = TRUE
OfflineOnExcpt = TRUE
AeaHCode = T//
IgnoreCntlCh = FALSE
DoubleLogoLen = FALSE
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RotateLogo = TRUE
PgmVersion = 46-235501H
FontAA =
FontFF =
FontLL =
FontOO =
FontRR =
The full configuration information for the Unimark Sprite can be found on the
firmware floppy disc inside the printer, the file is called APPS.INI. Also make sure
you are using the latest firmware, as of today’s date it is version 1.28.22.
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If you have successfully installed the printer, when you take the printer offline and
back online, a message is sent to the Worldspan host requesting the LNIATA or
address of the printer.
Running a Test Ticket
Make sure the printer is online and then go to the Worldspan Screen.
 Make sure HPM is running and the printer is Online.
 In the blue screen you will need to sine on as an agent. If the agent is
signed in then proceed to the next step. If not then sine is as
 Load the pectab for the printer. This entry is 4G/PTLOAD#E4#LNIATA.
 Once loaded then type 4G/PT-ZDIAG#LNIATA (LNIATA = Printer
 A test ticket should then be issued on the printer. If all the settings are
OK and correct ask the agent if they have a ticket they could issue before
leaving the site to make sure the customer is happy.
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