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  • Page 2: Copyright Information, Document Information, Trademark Information, Regulatory Information

    The most up-to-date drivers and manuals are available from the web site: Trademark Information _______________________________ Oki and Microline are registered trademarks of Oki Electric Industry Company Ltd. Apple, Macintosh and Mac OS are registered trademarks of Apple Computers Inc. ENERGY STAR is a trademark of the United States Environmental Protection Agency.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Switch between Single Sheets and Continuous Forms ..23 The Printer Menu ....... . 25 Print the Menu .

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Direct Network Printing Utility (LPR) ....107 OKI DIPUS (Dot Impact Printer Utilities) ....109 Network Setup Utility .

  • Page 5: Introduction, Features

    Up to 0.02-inch (0.48 mm) thick • Automatic alignment when feeding individual forms/sheets. • Fast through-put • Reliable, durable operation • Automatic adjustment for paper thickness • Paper Park • Form Tear Off • Choice of Print Modes: Normal or Quiet Microline 8810 User’s Guide...

  • Page 6: Front View, Outside

    Front View, Outside Front_View with sheet supports.JPG 1 Sheet Guide 2 Cover, Top Assembly 3 Platform for Manual Feed 4 Display Panel 5 On/Off Switch 6 Platen Knob 7 Control Panel 8 Sheet Supports Microline 8810 User’s Guide...

  • Page 7: Front View, Inside (1), Front View, Inside (2)

    Front View, Inside (1) F2_15d.JPG 1 Cover, Top Assembly 2 Ribbon Cartridge 3 LCD Display Panel 4 Printhead Front View, Inside (2) F5-03c.JPG 1 Tractors 2 Cover Upper Assembly Microline 8810 User’s Guide...

  • Page 8: Rear View

    1 Stacker 2 Power Cord Connector 3 Parallel Port 4 USB Port 5 Ethernet 10/100 Base-T Port (standard on network model Microline 8810n, optional on Microline 8810) RS-232C Serial Port (optional, for model Microline 8810 only) Microline 8810 User’s Guide F1_24b2.JPG...

  • Page 9: Control Panel

    If the optional CSF and/or Rear Push Tractor are installed, use MODE to cycle through the various print paths (e.g., Manual, Front, Rear, CSF Front, CSF Rear). Menu Mode • Scrolls forward through available settings for an item. Microline 8810 User’s Guide 8810 Control Panel.jpg...

  • Page 10

    • Loaded on the tractors, but not in the print position: the paper advances to the print position. Single Forms • If a form is loaded into the printer, it is ejected. Menu Mode • Scrolls forward through available items within a group.

  • Page 11

    Menu mode. Simultaneously press and hold the SHIFT and SEL switches to place the printer in the TOF setting mode. Then use SHIFT + FF and/or SHIFT + LF to set the new TOF position. Microline 8810 User’s Guide...

  • Page 12

    Use these switches to change the setting to a manual head gap setting if you are not getting good print results with AutoGap. See “Gap Control” on page 57 for more information. Microline 8810 User’s Guide...

  • Page 13

    A Manual Gap setting is engaged. The printer is in the Normal print mode. Auto Align is disabled Microline 8810 User’s Guide Blinking N.A. • Awaiting removal of single sheet/form. • Media switch is taking place. • Skew detection alarm.

  • Page 14

    N.A. = Not Applicable. The printer is off line. Paper is being ejected to the stacker. Microline 8810 User’s Guide Blinking • Menu Mode: indicates the menu is being set up. • With ALARM light: cover open alarm.

  • Page 15: Quick Reference: Control Panel Functions

    Note 1. Press SHIFT to move Change Align x Setting 1. Press SEL. 2. Press and hold the MODE Microline 8810 User’s Guide change the paper path. The printer automatically reinitializes in the new path. Form Tear Off must be activated.

  • Page 16: Print Modes, Change Print Mode

    Note If you change the print mode while printing, the printer immediately switches to the new print mode. 1. Make sure the printer is turned on and that the SEL light is on. 2. Press FF. FF.jpg The QUIET light goes on.

  • Page 17: Loading Print Media

    4. Press FF repeatedly until you see Eject Dir. on the display. 5. Press MODE to change the setting to Rear. 6. Press LOAD to save the setting and exit the menu. Specifications Individual Sheets/Forms, for Use with Auto Align Mode IMPORTANT! Microline 8810 User’s Guide...

  • Page 18

    14.3" (364 mm) x 16.5" (420 mm) Auto Align Mode Thickness • Up to 8-part forms (original + 7) • Maximum Thickness: 0.0189” (0.48 mm) Load Individual Sheets/Forms 1. If you are using long paper, pull out the sheet supports (1). Sheet_Guide_crop1.JPG Microline 8810 User’s Guide...

  • Page 19

    3. Place a letter size or larger sheet of paper on the platform anywhere within the “Paper range when Auto Align is ON” area. The sheet loads in to the print position, automatically aligning so that it is square with the print path. Microline 8810 User’s Guide Sheet_Guide_crop.JPG F5-11a.JPG...

  • Page 20

    • Weight range: 14 to 56 lb. US Bond (52 to 210 g/m Multi-part Forms • up to 8-part forms (original + 7) • Maximum Thickness: 0.0189” (0.48 mm) Load Continuous Forms 1. Push the sheet supports in and lift the sheet feed platform. Sheet_Guide_crop.JPG Microline 8810 User’s Guide F5-03a.JPG...

  • Page 21

    • For printing forms, move the left tractor to the right as far as it will go (the movement of the left tractor is limited to ensure that the paper covers the paper out sensor). F5-04a.JPG 3. Push the lock lever down to lock the left tractor in place. Microline 8810 User’s Guide 8480_2_crop.JPG...

  • Page 22

    5. Open both tractor covers and place the first three holes in the continuous forms paper over the pins. Important! Make sure that an equal number of paper holes are engaged on each tractor. If not, the paper will jam. Microline 8810 User’s Guide F5-05a.JPG F5-06a.JPG F5-06b.JPG...

  • Page 23: Switch Between Single Sheets And Continuous Forms

    7. Lower the platform. 8. Position the continuous forms stack below the printer with no more than about 1 inch (3 cm) offset (1). Switch between Single Sheets and Continuous Forms...

  • Page 24

    Manual Feed to Front Feed 1. With the printer turned on, press SEL to place the printer off line. 2. If there is a single sheet loaded into the printer, press LOAD to eject it. 3. Press MODE repeatedly until you see display.

  • Page 25: The Printer Menu, Print The Menu

    1. Make sure the printer is in the manual mode. 2. Turn the printer off. 3. Press and hold SELECT and MODE while turning the printer on. 4. When "RELEASE SW" displays, release the switches. 5. When prompted, load a sheet of paper (minimum letter or A4) on the platform.

  • Page 26: Navigating The Menu

    Groups, Items, and Settings Each Group includes multiple Items, each of which has selectable Settings: Group 1 Access the Menu 1. With the printer turned on and on line, press SEL. OFFLINE displays. 2. Simultaneously press the SHIFT and MODE switches.

  • Page 27

    Press and hold SHIFT, then press LF to scroll backwards. Items Press FF to scroll forward. Press LF to scroll backwards. Settings Press MODE to scroll forward. Press SEL to scroll backwards. Exit the Menu Press LOAD. Microline 8810 User’s Guide...

  • Page 28

    8. Press FF repeatedly until 9. Press MODE repeatedly until the time interval you wish to select appears. 10. Press LOAD: this saves your setting and exits the menu mode. PROP. SPACING FORM TEAR-OFF Microline 8810 User’s Guide 8810_3_crop.j FONT displays. displays. FRONT FEED...

  • Page 29: Reset To Factory Defaults

    Always print the Menu before you reset or change the settings. Printing the Menu is the only way to have a record of the settings. See page 30 1. Turn the printer off. 2. Press and hold SEL and SHIFT while turning the printer on. MENU INITIALIZE FNC. MENU displays.

  • Page 30: Print The Menu

    If manual feed is not selected: a. Press SEL to place the printer off-line. b. Press MODE repeatedly until MANUAL appears on the second line of the display. The printer automatically switches to the manual path and returns on line. Microline 8810 User’s Guide Front_View.JPG...

  • Page 31

    Print the Menu on Single Sheets 1. Turn the printer off. 2. Press and hold SELECT and MODE while turning the printer on. 3. When "RELEASE SW" displays, release the switches. 4. Load the paper on the platform. 5. The menu prints.

  • Page 32

    Press SEL to place the printer off-line. b. Press MODE repeatedly until FRONT appears on the second line of the display. The printer automatically switches to the front path and returns on line. Print the Menu on Continuous Forms 1. Turn the printer off.

  • Page 33: Menu Summary

    • CSF Front: see page 40 • CSF Rear: see page 41 • Front Feed: see page 42 • Rear Feed: see page 43 • Parallel I/F: see page 44 • Serial I/F: see page 45 • Adjustment: see page 46 Microline 8810 User’s Guide...

  • Page 34

    Prop. Spacing Style Size bold blue Settings PPR, Epson FX, ML bold blue Settings Utility, NLQ Courier, NLQ Gothic, DRAFT HSD, SSD 10, 12, 15, 17.1, 20 cpi No, Yes Normal, Italic Single, Double Microline 8810 User’s Guide type. type.

  • Page 35

    American, French, German, British, Danish 1, Swedish, Italian, Spanish I, Japanese, Norwegian, Danish II, Spanish II, Latin American, French Canadian, Dutch, Publisher Slashed, Unslashed USA, Canada French, Multilingual, Portugal, Norway, BRASCII, Abicomp, Multilingual 858, ISO 8859-15 Microline 8810 User’s Guide type.

  • Page 36

    Valid, Invalid Invalid, Valid Yes, No Bottom Detect, FF Code Manual, CSF CSF Front, CSF Rear No, Yes No, Yes No, Yes No, Yes 15 CPI, 17.1 CPI 12 CPI, 20 CPI No, Yes Microline 8810 User’s Guide 1, Valid 2...

  • Page 37

    30 sec, 45 sec, 1 min, 2 min, 3 min, 4 min, 5 min Enable, Disable Low, Middle, High Enable, Disable 5 min, min, 15 min, 30 min, 60 min FF + Tear Up, Tear Up Microline 8810 User’s Guide...

  • Page 38

    = 1 - 8, A - E. See page 80 50.8 mm (2”), 101.6 mm (4”) Align 1, Align 2, Align 3, Align 4, Align 1, Align 2, Align 3, Align 4, Invalid Microline 8810 User’s Guide type. (11"), 296.3 mm (11.67"), 6.35 mm SelectAutoAlign 13,6 =...

  • Page 39

    Adjusts in 1/90 inch (0.28 mm) increments from initial setting 0 mm, mm, 45.4 mm Adjusts in 1/90 inch (0.28 mm) increments from initial setting Valid Level 1, Valid Level Valid Level 1, Valid Level Valid, Invalid Microline 8810 User’s Guide 2, Invalid 2, Invalid...

  • Page 40

    Auto, Manual Gap x x = 1 - 8, A - E. See page 80. 50.8 mm (2”), 101.6 mm (4”) Valid Level1, Valid Level2, Invalid Valid, Invalid CSF, Manual Microline 8810 User’s Guide type. 6.35 mm 13,6 = (1/4”),...

  • Page 41

    1st Paper Auto, Manual Gap x x = 1 - 8, A - E. See page 80. 50.8 mm (2”), 101.6 mm (4”) Alarm, Wait Paper Feed Valid, Invalid CSF, Manual Microline 8810 User’s Guide type. 6.35 mm 13,6 = (1/4”),...

  • Page 42

    Print, Tear Off 3.18 mm (1/8”), 6.35 mm (1/4”) On-Line, Off-Line Auto, Manual Gap x x = 1 to 8, A to E. See page 80. 50.8 mm (2”), 101.6 mm (4”) Microline 8810 User’s Guide type. 6.35 mm 13,6 = (1/4”),...

  • Page 43

    3.18 mm (1/8”), 6.35 mm (1/4”) On-Line, Off-Line Auto, Manual Gap x x = 1 to 8, A to E. See page 80. 50.8 mm (2”), 101.6 mm (4”) Microline 8810 User’s Guide type. (11"), 296.3 mm (11.67"), 6.35 mm 13,6 (1/4”),...

  • Page 44

    Parallel I/F Note The default setting is in Item I-Prime Cont. I-Prime AUTO FEED XT Bi-Direction bold blue Settings Invalid, Buffer Print, Buffer Clear Valid, Invalid Invalid, Valid Disable, Enable Microline 8810 User’s Guide type.

  • Page 45

    None, Odd, Even 8Bits, 7Bits Ready/Busy, X-ON/X-OFF No, Yes SSD-, SSD+, DTR, RTS 300 BPS, 600 BPS, 1200 BPS, 2400 BPS, 4800 BPS, 9600 BPS, 19200 BPS, 38400 BPS Valid, Invalid Power UP, Select 200mS, 1 sec Microline 8810 User’s Guide type.

  • Page 46

    Rear Push Tractor is installed.) PE Adj. (Cut) PE Adj. (CSFF) (Applies only if the optional CSF is installed.) Microline 8810 User’s Guide type. Settings -40 to to +40 in increments of 1/14-inch Same as above. Same as above.

  • Page 47

    CSF is installed.) 1stDotAdjFront 1srDotAdjRear (Applies only if the optional Rear Push Tractor is installed.) Microline 8810 User’s Guide Settings Same as above. -15 to to +15 in increments of 1/144-inch Same as above. Left x, 0, Right y...

  • Page 48

    (Applies only if the optional CSF is installed.) LF Revise (CSFR) (Applies only if the optional CSF is installed.) Microline 8810 User’s Guide Settings -5 through +5, adjustable in increments of 1/360 inch (0.14 mm) Same as above. Same as above.

  • Page 49: Explanation Of Menu Items

    Left 9, … Left 2, Left 1, Right 1, Right 2 … Right 9, Right 10, in increments of 1/180 inch (0.14 mm). The default is 0. 1stDotAdj: Continuous Forms 1stDotAdjFron • Applies to continuous forms fed through the front tractor. • 1stDotAdjRear Microline 8810 User’s Guide...

  • Page 50

    Auto Align Applies only to manual feed from the platform. When Auto Align is engaged (the printer default), you can use the front panel switches to change to a different preset left margin value (Align 1, 2, 3, or 4). The values are set in the menu under Align1 Pos.

  • Page 51

    Sets the alignment method (skew adjustment) engaged for manual feed from the platform when the printer is turned on. Note This setting does not affect the printer when it initializes in response to an I-Prime signal. Available settings: Align 1, Align 2, Align 3, Align 4, or SelectAutoAlign [the default].

  • Page 52

    Applies only when the optional CSF is installed. Normally the gap is detected only on the first sheet when the path is switched to the CSF. If you want the printer to detect the gap for every sheet that feeds in from the CSF, change the setting to Every Paper.

  • Page 53

    High. Character Set Choose the Character Set: Set I [the default], Set II, Standard, Line Graphics, or Block Graphics (available only when the OKi ML emulation is selected). Check Print Area Applies to manual feed from the platform with Auto Alignment enabled.

  • Page 54

    Sets the way your system handles the DSR signal when the Ready/Busy protocol (the default) is engaged. Change the setting to Invalid if you want the printer to ignore the DSR signal. DTR Signal Applies only when the optional RS-232C Serial Interface is installed.

  • Page 55

    Eject Direction Applies only if the optional CSF is installed. Change to FF Code if you want the printer to eject a cut sheet when it receives the FF command. Eject Dir.

  • Page 56

    Negative values decrease the space down from the top of the form: • TOF moves up • paper moves down. Positive numbers increase the space down from the top of the form: • TOF moves down • paper moves up. Microline 8810 User’s Guide...

  • Page 57

    • Heavy paper, 0.45 to 0.50 mm thick • Heavy paper, 0.50 to 0.55 mm thick • Heavy paper, 0.55 to 0.60 mm thick • Heavy paper, 0.60 to 0.65 mm thick • Heavy paper, 0.65 to 0.70 mm thick Microline 8810 User’s Guide...

  • Page 58

    45 sec, 1 min, 2 min, 3 min, 4 min, or 5 min. If your software spends a long time processing between portions of data it feeds to the printer, choose a longer time interval value to keep your printer from dumping the received data while it is waiting for more.

  • Page 59

    Manual Feed CSF Applies only when the optional CSF is installed. Allows you to manually feed in print media through the platform with the CSF selected, so long as no paper is currently loaded on the platform. Microline 8810 User’s Guide...

  • Page 60

    The default is Valid. This causes the Auto Align setting made using the front panel switches MODE and SHIFT (see page 11) to be stored in the printer’s memory. Change to Invalid if you do not wish this value to be stored.

  • Page 61

    Choose whether or not the Tear Off feature is engaged when you change to the continuous forms path. See page 75. The default is off (Not Tear Off). To set the printer to automatically engage the Form Tear feature when it switches to continuous forms printing, change the setting to Tear Off.

  • Page 62

    Push Tractor. PE Pos. [Paper End Position] This sets when the the printer will move to the next continuous form, based on the distance between the center of the characters on the last line of the form and the bottom of the form.

  • Page 63

    12, 15, 17.1, or 20 cpi. Power Save Time Sets the time the printer waits before entering the Power Save Mode when Power Saving is set to Enable [the default]: 5 min, 10 min [the default], 15 min, 30 min, or 60 min.

  • Page 64

    Applies only when the optional CSF is installed on the rear of the printer. Change the setting to Alarm if you want the printer to sound an alarm when a printed sheet has exited the the rear CSF and is sitting on the platform.

  • Page 65

    (CSF) is engaged when the printer is initialized. SI Pitch (10) IBM emulation only. Sets the pitch to be engaged when the printer control panel is set for 10 cpi and the SI command is received. Choose 15 cpi or 17.1 cpi [the default].

  • Page 66

    The default is No, for use when your software has its own page formatting controls. Change to Yes if you want the printer to go to the next page when it comes within 1” (25 mm) of the bottom of the page.

  • Page 67

    Change to Tear Up if you do not wish the printer to execute a form feed before moving the forms to the tear off position. Time Out Print If your software spends a long time processing between portions of data it feeds to the printer, change the setting to Invalid to keep your printer from dumping the received data while it is waiting for more.

  • Page 68

    Note Auto Alignment must be disabled to use Wait Time. See page 50. Choose the amount of time the printer waits for paper to be inserted after print data is received when you are using manual feed from the platform: 2.0 sec [the default], 1.5 sec, 1.0 sec, or 0.5 sec.

  • Page 69: Auto Align, Disabling Auto Align

    The printer is set at the factory for Auto Align enabled. This feature automatically aligns single sheets or forms placed on the platform with the platen as they are drawn into the printer. Auto Align cannot be used with envelopes. To print envelopes, you must disable Auto Align (see below), then use the sheet guide (1) to load and align the envelope.

  • Page 70: Set Top Of Form (tof), General Information, Use The Printer Menu

    You can establish one custom TOF setting for each feed path (Manual and Front) and store it in the printer’s memory as 1Chr Set Pos. This selection will then automatically appear as the setting for TOF for the corresponding group in the Menu.

  • Page 71: Use 1chr Set Pos

    • Front Feed (continuous forms) • Manual Feed (single forms). Front Feed (Continuous Forms) 1. Make sure the printer is set to the Front Feed path. 2. Press SEL, then press LOAD to park the continuous forms. 3. Simultaneously press SHIFT and SEL.

  • Page 72: Manual Feed (single Sheets/forms)

    5. Store the TOF position in the printer’s memory: To store the position as the 1Chr. Set Pos setting, press the SEL switch. The setting will be retained, even if you turn the printer off, until you use this procedure to change the setting. This also automatically sets the TOF setting in the Front Feed group to 1Chr.

  • Page 73: Temporary Tof

    The next sheet or form feeds to the selected default TOF. 1. With paper loaded in the print path, press SEL to put the printer offline. 2. Change the location of the first line of printing:...

  • Page 74

    – In 1/144-inch (0.18 mm) increments: press and hold the SHIFT switch, then press LF. 3. Press SEL to return the printer to the on-line state. 4. Send the print job. Microline 8810 User’s Guide...

  • Page 75: Form Tear Off, Turn On Forms Tear Off, Move Continuous Forms Up For Tear Off

    The Form Tear Off feature allows you to advance continuous forms to the stacker for tear off. The printer default for Forms Tear Off is Off. To use this feature, you must enter the Function Settings Menu and turn it on.

  • Page 76: Tests, Rolling Ascii Test, Font Sample Test

    Rolling ASCII Test Note When the printer is running a test, it always uses a left margin of 5.1 mm (0.2-inch). This test provides a one-page continuous printout of the ASCII characters. 1. Turn off the printer. 2. Simultaneously press and hold the LF and FF switches while turning on the printer, until RELEASE SW displays.

  • Page 77: Hex Dump Mode

    “Hex Dump Mode” prints at the top of the paper. Running a Hex Dump Test To run the test, send data to the printer while it is in the Hex Dump Mode. Exiting Hex Dump Mode Turn the printer off, then on again.

  • Page 78: Setting The Printhead Gap, General Information

    General Information The printhead gap is the distance between the printhead and the platen. Your printer comes from the factory set to automatically detect the printhead gap (Auto Gap selected) for the media being fed in. Certain media, especially media with uneven thickness, may not work well with the Auto Gap feature and could produce unsatisfactory print results.

  • Page 79: Printhead Gap Settings

    • Heavy paper, 0.50 to 0.55 mm thick Manual Gap C • Heavy paper, 0.55 to 0.60 mm thick Manual Gap D • Heavy paper, 0.60 to 0.65 mm thick Manual Gap E • Heavy paper, 0.65 to 0.70 mm thick Microline 8810 User’s Guide...

  • Page 80: Change To A Manual Printhead Gap Setting

    If you wish to change the printhead gap and continue to use the manual setting even if the printer is turned off, it must be done in the printer Menu. You can establish two different printhead gap settings in the menu: one in the Manual Feed group and one in the Form Feed group.

  • Page 81

    Push Tractor, repeat steps 7-9 for CSF FRONT , CSF REAR , and/or REAR FEED . 10. Press LOAD: this saves your setting and exits the menu mode. GAP CONTROL GAP CONTROL Microline 8810 User’s Guide displays. FRONT FEED displays.

  • Page 82: Troubleshooting, Paper Jams, Individual Sheets/forms

    Do not open the access cover with the power on, as injury may result. Caution! The printhead may be very hot after printing. Allow the printhead to cool before touching it. 1. Turn OFF the power switch. IMPORTANT! Microline 8810 User’s Guide...

  • Page 83

    2. Open the cover and move the printhead [Caution! Printhead may be HOT!] to an area off the sheet of paper. 3. Turn the platen knob forward or backward to bring out the jammed sheet. F7_08b.jpg Microline 8810 User’s Guide F7_07.jpg...

  • Page 84: Paper Jams, Continuous Forms

    1. Turn OFF the power switch. 2. Tear off the continuous form from the paper stack. 3. Turn the platen knob to bring out the continuous forms. F7_10_a.jpg Microline 8810 User’s Guide F7_10_b.jpg...

  • Page 85: Paper Jams, Repetitive

    3. Open the cover and remove any visible pieces of paper with a pair of tweezers. 4. Fold a single sheet into three thicknesses. 5. Place the folded sheet on the platform and feed it through by turning the platen knob. F7_09a.JPG F7_08b_back.JPG Microline 8810 User’s Guide F2_03_open_cover.JPG...

  • Page 86

    10. Use the platen knob to draw the quadruple-thick form around the platen and out of the printer. 11. Remove any bits of paper that come out. F7_08b_forward.JPG Microline 8810 User’s Guide F5-03a.JPG F7_10_d.JPG...

  • Page 87

    12. Reload your continuous forms paper. F5-06a.JPG 13. Close the sheet feed platform and the cover. F7_10_c.JPG 14. Turn on the printer. Microline 8810 User’s Guide...

  • Page 88: Error Messages

    The printer has received data, but there is no print media loaded in the selected path. Load print media. Data Present Press SEL SW The printer has received data and paper is loaded, but the printer is off line. Press the SEL switch to place the printer on line. Microline 8810 User’s Guide...

  • Page 89

    Rear Push Tractor is loaded. Press LOAD to park the continuous forms. Press LOAD SW The printer is waiting for paper to load from the optional CSF. Press LOAD. Cover Open Close Cover Close the top cover.

  • Page 90

    Gap NG Reload The printhead gap has been set to a manual setting that does not suit the media. Change the setting or restore it to the default Auto Gap before printing. Microline 8810 User’s Guide...

  • Page 91: Maintenance, Replace The Ribbon

    Replace the Ribbon Note Use only genuine OKI replacement ribbons. 1. Turn off the printer. 2. Open the cover. 3. Tilt the display panel forward. 4. Pull the ribbon out a bit at the left end of the cartridge to give some slack, then unthread it from the printhead.

  • Page 92

    5. Remove the used ribbon cartridge and discard it in accordance with local regulations. 6. Unpack the ribbon cartridge and remove the lock pieces (1). 7. Swing out the ribbon arms on either end of the cartridge until they snap into place. Microline 8810 User’s Guide F2_18a.JPG F2_09.jpg F2_10a.JPG...

  • Page 93

    9. Pull the ribbon out a bit at the left end of the cartridge to give some slack, then slide the ribbon underneath the printhead. Be careful that the ribbon is not twisted, folded or pulled off the ribbon arms during this process. Microline 8810 User’s Guide F2_11a.JPG F2_13a.JPG...

  • Page 94

    (to the left) can cause the ribbon to jam. 11. Turn the ribbon knob clockwise (in the direction of the molded arrow) to take up any excess slack in the ribbon. Microline 8810 User’s Guide F2_13b.JPG F2_15a.JPG...

  • Page 95

    If the cover does not close easily, do not force it. The right end of the ribbon cartridge is not properly seated in the printer. Open the cover and reseat it. Then reclose the cover. 14. Turn the printer back on.

  • Page 96: Clean The Housing

    Clean the Housing You should clean the inside of the printer every six months (or after about 300 hours of operation). Note If you are consistently using recycled paper, you need to clean the housing more often because recycled paper generates more paper dust.

  • Page 97: Specifications

    Print Mode Utility Characters per Line (CPL) Setting Pitch 10 cpi 136 cpl 12 cpi 163 cpl 15 cpi 204 cpl Speed 720 cps 150 cps 600 cps 810 cps, 12 cpi only Microline 8810 User’s Guide...

  • Page 98

    Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) 10.000 hours at 25% duty cycle Mean Time to Repair (MTTR) Printhead life Ribbon Life (on average, utility) Reliability and 35% page density 30 minutes 400 million characters 10 million characters Microline 8810 User’s Guide...

  • Page 99

    • 16.5 inches (420 mm) • 14.3 inches (364 mm) Auto Align Mode Length Minimum • 2.8 inches (70 mm) Maximum • 16.5 inches (420 mm) Weight • 14 to 56 lb. US Bond (52 to 210 g/m Microline 8810 User’s Guide...

  • Page 100

    Thickness Normal Mode • Up to 6 parts (original + 5) • Up to 0.014-inch (0.36 mm) thick High Impact Mode • Up to 8 parts (original + 7) • Up to 0.019-inch (0.48 mm) thick Microline 8810 User’s Guide...

  • Page 101

    • 14 to 34 lb. US Bond (52 to 128 g/m Continuous Multi-Part Forms Width • Minimum: 4 inches (102 mm) • Maximum: 16 inches (406 mm) Thickness • Up to 8 parts (original + 7) • Up to 0.019-inch (0.48 mm) thick Microline 8810 User’s Guide...

  • Page 102

    COM-10: 9-1/2 x 4 -1/8 inches (241 x 104.8 mm) Printer Dimensions Width: 24.8 inches (630 mm) Depth: 24 inches (609 mm) Height: 10.4 inches (263 mm) Printer Weight Printer main body only, 44.1 lb. (20 kg) Sheet_Guide_crop1.JPG Microline 8810 User’s Guide...

  • Page 103

    • Operating: 120W or less • Standby: 25W or less • Power Save Mode: 15W Range 41 to 104°F 5 to 40°C -4 to 140°F -20 to +60°C 30 to 85% RH 5 to 95% RH Microline 8810 User’s Guide...

  • Page 104: Utilities, Overview, Accessing

    Menu Installer on the CD Here is a list of the utilities provided on the CD shipped with your printer. Direct Network Printing Utility (OKI LPR) Dot Impact Printer Utilities (OKI DIPUS)

  • Page 105

    Status Monitor Menu Setup Utility Top of Form Setup Utility Switch Setup Utility See “OKI DIPUS (Dot Impact Printer Utilities)” on page 109. Network Setup Utility This utility provides an easy way to configure your printer on a network. See the online Network User’s Guide for details on how to use this utility.

  • Page 106: Installing The Utilities

    Windows Utilities on the CD Load the utilities from the Menu Installer located on the CD supplied with your printer. Download Utilities Download the utilities from the internet, accessed through the Menu Installer on the CD. Microline 8810 User’s Guide...

  • Page 107: Direct Network Printing Utility (lpr)

    General Information The Direct Network Printing Utility (LPR) allows you to print directly to a printer on the network without a print server. It creates a Printer Port, and installs a pop-up status box so you can monitor printer status.

  • Page 108

    Direct Network Printing Utility (LPR) status (empty, connecting, sending, paused, checking status, not connected) • Finish Number of completed jobs. • Queue Number of jobs waiting to be printed. Additional Information For help, click on HELP in the program. Microline 8810 User’s Guide...

  • Page 109: Oki Dipus (dot Impact Printer Utilities)

    General Information This is a set of utilities that allow you to control the printer from your computer. These utilities support 32-bit Windows operating systems using parallel, USB, or network connections. The utilities are: Status Monitor Menu Setup Utility Top of Form Setup Utility...

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    Switch Setup Utility This utility lets you disable buttons on the printer from your computer. It is mainly for use by administrators to keep multiple users from accidentally changing settings on the printer. Microline 8810 User’s Guide...

  • Page 111: Network Setup Utility

    General Information This utility provides an easy way to configure your printer on a network. How to Install Load this program from the Menu Installer located on the CD. Additional Information See the online Network User’s Guide for details on how to use this utility.

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