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  • Page 1 KL-G2TC 標籤打印機 User’s Guide Supported Tape Widths RJA533744-001V01...
  • Page 2 Important! Be sure to keep all user documentation handy for future reference.
  • Page 3 CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD. shall not be held liable for any loss or claims by you or any other person or entity that may arise through the use of this Except as required for proper use or for creating backup copies, any printer.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Creating an Index Label ..............24 Contents Creating a Large Label by Combining Smaller Parts (Large Label) ..................27 Safety Precautions ................4 Precautions during Use ..............7 Part 4 - Free Design Label ............28 Check to make sure that everything has been included with Creating a Free Design Label with Text You Input ......28 the printer.
  • Page 5 Saving and Recalling Frequently Used Expressions (Phrase Memory) ................49 Inserting the Current Date and/or Time into Text ......50 Copying and Pasting Input Text ...........51 Creating a User Character ............51 Part 9 - Printer Settings ..............54 Confi guring Printer Settings ............54 Setting Items ...................54 Part 10 - Reference ................55 Power Requirements ..............55...
  • Page 6: Safety Precautions

    Safety Precautions Warning Smoke, abnormal odor, overheating, and other Thank you for purchasing this CASIO product. Before using it, be sure to read the following Safety Precautions. Keep the abnormalities manual in a convenient location for future reference when necessary.
  • Page 7 Warning Warning AC Adaptor Disassembly and Modifi cation Before going out, be sure to unplug the power cord/AC adaptor Never try to take this product apart or modify it in any way. from the power outlet and put it in a place away from objects Doing so creates the risk of electric shock, burn injury, and used by animals and pets.
  • Page 8 Caution Caution AC Adaptor/USB Cable Batteries Misuse of the AC adaptor/USB cable creates the risk of fi re Misuse of batteries can cause them to leak, resulting in and electric shock. Make sure you observe the points below. damage to nearby objects, or to explode, creating the risk of Never locate the AC adaptor/USB cable near a stove or fi...
  • Page 9: Precautions During Use

    Precautions during Use Caution Unstable Locations Observe the following precautions to ensure that the printer provides you with Never place the product on an unstable surface, on a high the years of trouble-free operation for which it is designed. shelf, etc. Avoid using the printer in areas exposed to direct sunlight, and in areas Doing so can cause the product to fall, creating the risk of subjected to high humidity, electrostatic charge, sudden temperature...
  • Page 10: Check To Make Sure That Everything Has Been Included With The Printer

    Check to make sure that everything has been Read this before using the printer! included with the printer. About the printer Label printer This printer can be used to print labels using either of the two methods below. ① Stand-alone printing with the printer only. This method lets you take your printer along anywhere your printing needs take you.
  • Page 11: About The Supplied Cd-Rom

    About the supplied CD-ROM This section explains the user documentation required for using this printer. Computer Operating Environment (for included KL-G2TC User's Guide (This Manual) Label Printing Software FA-3000 User's Guide PC Link Software) The Label Printing Software FA-3000 User's Guide is in a PDF fi le on the Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, CD-ROM that comes with the printer.
  • Page 12: Installing The Software

    Select the installation language and then click OK. Installing the Software This starts the installation process. Follow the instructions that appear on the display. Important! If your computer is running Windows 8, Windows 7, or Windows Vista, Be sure to install the software on your computer before connecting the the message shown below will appear during installation.
  • Page 13: Uninstalling The Software

    USB driver: On your Windows Start menu, right-click Computer and then select Properties on the menu that appears. On the left side of the screen, click Device Manager. If the USB driver is installed, you will see CASIO NAMELAND KL16H Device in Universal Serial Bus Controllers. Uninstalling the software On the Windows Control Panel–Add or Remove Programs screen, remove...
  • Page 14: Part 1 - Getting Ready

    Part 1 - Getting Ready Names of Parts and Their Functions Display* Keyboard USB port Recessed handle AC adaptor connection terminal Tape Battery cover outlet Tape compartment Tape compartment cover open button * With backlight that can be turned on or off as required (page 54).
  • Page 15: Power Requirements

    ■ Disconnecting the AC Adaptor Power Requirements Important! Your printer can be powered using the specifi ed AC adaptor or by Do not disconnect the AC adaptor from the printer while printing is in commercially available alkaline batteries. progress. Doing so can lead to malfunction. Do not disconnect the AC adaptor from the printer while printer power is Before using the printer, be sure to read the information under "Safety turned on.
  • Page 16: Connecting The Printer To A Computer

    The message 通訊準備完畢 (Ready to transfer data) will appear on the Connecting the Printer to a Computer printer display after USB driver installation is complete. Important! Important! Be sure to install the printer software on your computer before connecting To print computer data with the printer, fi rst press PC連接 on the printer to the printer to it.
  • Page 17: Turning Power On And Off

    Creating Text for Printing Turning Power On and Off There are three ways that you can create text for printing. Create new text Select 新增 (New) and then select the type of label you ■ To turn power on want to create. Press ON.
  • Page 18: Loading And Removing A Tape Cartridge

    Check the condition of the tape and the ink ribbon. Loading and Removing a Tape Cartridge Make sure the leading end of the tape is not bent. If it is, use scissors to trim off the bent part. A tape cartridge is required when printing tape labels. You should use only the Make sure the leading end of the tape is passing through the tape special tape cartridges that are specifi...
  • Page 19: Main Key Functions

    Set the tape cartridge in place. Main Key Functions Taking care not to pull on the ink ribbon, pass the tape and ink ribbon between the print head and the rubber roller (illustration below). Press ③ ④ ⑤⑥ ⑦ ⑧ ⑨...
  • Page 20: Display Indicators

    Part 2 - Performing a Test Print Display Indicators For information about how to adjust the display contrast and to change the backlight setting, see page 54. Printing a Label ① ② ③ ④ ⑤ ⑥ Sample Print ⑦ Press ON to turn on power. This displays the main menu.
  • Page 21 ■ Printing a Label Input text. Here, we will input " 銷售報告 ". A simple operation prints a label you have created. You can specify the For information about how to input text, see number of copies and print multiple labels with a single operation. You also page 42.
  • Page 22: Feeding Tape

    Important! Press the arrow key. Do not try to affi x a label to the objects or in the locations described below. Specify a cut mode. On a surface exposed to direct sunlight or rain Cut modes are explained in the table below. On the body of a person or animal On a utility pole, on a fence or structure not owned by you, etc.
  • Page 23: Printing Precautions

    Exiting Text Creation and Tape Printing Cut Modes (Auto Cutter) When printing multiple labels during a single print operation, you can confi gure printer settings that control whether or not there should be an automatic cut between each of them. Depending on the type of tape you are printing, use of the cutter can cause cutter wear and malfunction.
  • Page 24 ■ Four cut modes ■ 特殊 (Special Tape) 特殊 (Special Tape) performs a full cut at the end of each label. The printer has four cut modes. To specify a cut mode, perform step 5 under "Printing a Label" (page 20). When using the 小...
  • Page 25: Part 3 - Creating A Label

    Part 3 - Creating a Label Creating Labels that Include an Automatically Incremented Number (Numbered Label) Label Creation Basics You can use the procedure in this section to create labels with an automatically incremented number as a page number, etc. You can use your printer to create the types of labels described below.
  • Page 26: Creating An Index Label

    Important! Specify a cut mode (page 21) and then press 執行 . Numbered label printing continues for the specifi ed number of copies. To avoid The number following 99999 is 00000. running out of tape during a print operation, check before hand to ensure that the tape cartridge being used has suffi...
  • Page 27 To avoid detachment of an index label when it is attached directly to the Creating an Index Label Using Canned Phrases edge of a document, make sure that the part of the label that attaches to You can use the canned phrases built into printer memory to create an index the document is at least 4mm wide.
  • Page 28 Index Label Canned Phrase List Category Printed Maximum … … … Content Number of Copies 索引 A - Z … (Index) a - z … 數字 1 - 99 … … … (Numbers) No.1 - No.1 No.2 No.3 No.4 No.5 No.6 No.7 No.8...
  • Page 29: Creating A Large Label By Combining Smaller Parts (Large Label)

    "2 段 (2 pieces)" means "printing is divided between two parts". Printing can Creating a Large Label by Combining Smaller be divided among up to four parts. Parts (Large Label) Select 列印 (Print) and then press 執行 . A preview image (page 19) of the parts You can print multiple parts and then assemble them into a large, multi-part that make up a large label cannot be label.
  • Page 30: Part 4 - Free Design Label

    Part 4 - Free Design Label Input the second line of text. Created Label Character size adjusted Layout (Imager) according to number of lines. Creating a Free Design Label with Text You Input On the main menu (page 15), select 新增 (New) and then press 執行 . Line break symbol Select 自由標籤...
  • Page 31: Specifying The Label Print Format

    Input the text for the fi rst block. Specifying the Label Print Format Press 功能 and then press This makes the input text a block. You should change the print format in accordance with the label length, character spacing, text alignment, etc. You can change the format of each block and for the overall label.
  • Page 32 Setting Item Description Setting Item Description Enables/disables mirror image printing. Select 否 方向 (Direction) Specifi es either 直排 (Vertical) or 橫排 (Horizontal). (Normal) to print normal (not mirror image) text. Specifi es alignment ( 靠左 (Left), 等距 (Equal), 置 Select mirror image text when printing with an 文字排版...
  • Page 33: Specifying The Label Length

    Setting Item Description Specifying the Label Length 自動 (Auto): Automatically adjusts the label length in accordance with the number of Use the procedure in this section to specify the label length manually. 帶長 (Tape Length) characters. You can set the label length using any one of the three methods below. If you want to specify the label length manually, Fixed Block Length: Specifi...
  • Page 34 Specifying the Overall Label Length (Fixed Tape Specify the length of the block and then press 執行 . Direct input of values is also supported. Length) The length of each block and the number of input characters affects how the label is printed. You can check the status of the printout by looking at whether the displayed block length is enclosed in brackets as Input text.
  • Page 35 ■ Supported Tape Lengths Simple Length Setting for CD or DVD Case One-touch length setting keys Label Application Labels (One-touch Length Setting Keys) 15.0cm Paper fi le, binder, etc. You can use the one-touch length setting keys for quick and easy specifi cation 10.0cm CD/DVD case, etc.
  • Page 36: Specifying Text Alignment

    Select 固定 (Fix) and then press the Specifying Text Alignment arrow key. This highlights the value. Specifying Text Alignment within a Block Use the procedure below to specify text alignment within a block. Fixed block length Specify a value that is greater than the original value and then press 執行 . Direct input of values is also supported.
  • Page 37: Specifying Character Size

    Important! Specifying Character Size Note that the block alignment specifi cation is valid only when 固定 (Fix) is selected for the 帶長 (Tape Length) setting. You can use the procedures in this section to manually specify character size. If you don't specify character size manually, the size is adjusted Input text and divide it into blocks (page 28).
  • Page 38 Specifying the Character Size for a Specifi c Line Move the cursor to the fi rst character of the text whose size you want to change and then press 執行 . of Text Move the cursor to the last character of the text whose size you want to You can use the formats in the table below to specify the character size for a change and then press 執行...
  • Page 39: Small Font

    Selected format Number 24mm, 18mm Select the format you want to use Format 12mm wide 9mm wide and then press 執行 . of Lines wide 1×1 1×1 1×1 1×1 1×1 2×2* 1×1 Important! 2×2* Either of the events below will cause a line character size setting to be 1×1 cancelled automatically.
  • Page 40: Adding A Frame To A Label

    Select the frame you want to use and then press 執行 . Select 列印 (Print) and then press 執行 . Bar Code Types KL-G2TC (Printer) FA-3000 Important! EAN-13 If you print with a frame when a tape length is specifi ed (page 31), the printed EAN-8 label may be longer than the specifi...
  • Page 41: Sample Print

    Important! Input comment text (0 to 60 characters) and then press 執行 . Be sure to use a 12mm wide or wider tape cartridge for bar code label Without inputting any comment text, press 執行 . printing. Input data and then press 執行 . You can input comment text above a bar code (up to 60 characters).
  • Page 42 The check digit is automatically calculated in accordance with input data. Bar Code Specifi cations For EAN-13, EAN-8, and UPC-A, and when using a check digit with ITF, Number of the check digit is appended at the end of the printed digits. When using a auto appended check digit with CODE39 or CODABAR, the check digit is appended one Number...
  • Page 43: Part 6 - Storing And Recalling Label Data

    Part 6 - Storing and Recalling Part 7 - Using a Built-in Logo Label Data Inserting a Built-in Logo into a Label Storing Label Data The printer has a number of built-in labels that include logos and text for retail and offi...
  • Page 44: Part 8 - Inputting And Editing Text

    Part 8 - Inputting and Editing Select the print size, enable or disable mirror image printing, and then press 執行 . You can also print multiple tapes and later Text assemble them into a large label. For information about print sizes, see page 42. This section explains basic text input and editing operations.
  • Page 45 ■ To enter the English input mode Display Screen and Input Mode Press a/A. Chinese Input Mode English Input Mode If you are currently in the Chinese input mode, the above operation will return to the input mode (upper-case ( ) or lower-case ( )) that was Zhuyin ( 注...
  • Page 46 Inputting Chinese Using the Pinyin Input Method Press ㄏㄠ . ˇ Press The Pinyin input method uses the pinyin method of Romanization and tones This displays 好 . (rising or falling) to input Chinese. Each syllable can have one of four tones You can select a different character by pressing 選字...
  • Page 47: Inputting Illustrations

    Inputting English Characters Inputting Illustrations Keys Used for English Input The printer has a collection of built-in illustrations divided between two groups. For information about available illustrations and their groups, see the illustrations table (page APP-2). Character styles are not applied to illustrations. Press Illustration group name Press the key that corresponds to the character you want to input.
  • Page 48: Editing And Deleting Text

    Editing Input Text Editing and Deleting Text The method for editing text depends on whether you are using the 插入 (Insert) mode or 覆寫 (Overwrite) mode. For information about switching between 插 Deleting a Single Character 入 (Insert) and 覆寫 (Overwrite), see "Confi guring Printer Settings" (page 54). ■...
  • Page 49: Changing The Font

    Move the cursor to the last Changing the Font character of the text whose font you want to change and Your printer supports the fonts below. then press 執行 . ■ Chinese Fonts The pointer ( ) on the right side of the display indicates the 黑體...
  • Page 50: Using Text Effects

    Select the range of text where you want to apply the character style Using Text Effects setting and then press 執行 . If 全文 (All) is selected for the Free Design Label setting of the selected Use the procedures in this section with a free design label to shade or range of text, simply press 執行...
  • Page 51: Saving And Recalling Frequently Used Expressions (Phrase Memory)

    Removing a Text Effect Saving and Recalling Frequently Used Expressions (Phrase Memory) Press 功能 and then 文字修飾 . Select 取消 (Cancel) and then press 執行 . You can save frequently used terms and expressions in printer memory for If you want to remove a single text effect from text where multiple text later recall when you need them.
  • Page 52: Inserting The Current Date And/Or Time Into Text

    Creating, Editing, or Deleting a Phrase Memory Inserting the Current Date and/or Time into Text Record Press 時間戳 . Press 功能 and then 模板編輯 . This displays the current date and time (page 54), and then displays a Select 作成 (Make) and then press 執行 . screen for specifying the date and time input format.
  • Page 53: Copying And Pasting Input Text

    Copying and Pasting Input Text Creating a User Character You can create user characters that are not included with the printer's normal Copying Text character and symbol set. While inputting text, press 功能 and then 複製 . You can have up to four user characters stored in printer memory. You cannot confi...
  • Page 54 Cursor After creating a user character, press 執行 . Create a user character. Scale Scale Select the location where you want to save the user character and then ↓ ↓ press 執行 . If the location already contains a user character, the above step will delete the existing character and replace it with the new one.
  • Page 55 Editing an Existing User Character Deleting a User Character from Memory Press 功能 and then 造字 . Press 功能 and then 造字 . Select 修正 (Edit) and then press 執行 . Select 刪除 (Delete) and then press 執行 . Select the user character you want to edit and then press 執行 . Select the user character you want to delete and then press 執行...
  • Page 56: Part 9 - Printer Settings

    Setting Items Part 9 - Printer Settings Setting Item Description 插入 / 覆寫 Specifi es the text input mode ( 插入 (Insert) or 覆寫 This section explains how to confi gure text input mode, screen brightness, and other printer settings. (Insert / Overwrite) (Overwrite)).
  • Page 57: Part 10 - Reference

    Part 10 - Reference Close the battery cover. Power Requirements Your printer can be powered using the specifi ed AC adaptor or by commercially available alkaline batteries. Before using the printer, be sure to read the information under "Safety Precautions" (pages 4 through 7). Important! Batteries lose capacity at temperatures below 10°C, which can tend to Powering the Printer with Batteries...
  • Page 58: User Maintenance

    If, for any reason, you cannot fi nd required. the solution to your problem here, contact your original retailer or authorized CASIO service center. Important! Nothing appears on the display when I press ON. Use a cotton swab or some other soft object to clean the print head and the Display contrast needs to be adjusted.
  • Page 59 The printer doesn't print. Ink ribbon is coming out of the tape outlet along with the tape. Power turned off during printing. The tape cartridge was loaded while there was slack in the ink Batteries are dead or you are using the wrong type of batteries. ribbon.
  • Page 60: Error Messages

    正在準備列印 (Getting ready to print (Appears when a print operation Error Messages stops.)) The printer has become overheated due to successive print 有無效的文字 (Illegal characters!) operations. You are attempting to input and print characters that are not allowed Please wait without doing anything. for the bar code you are printing.
  • Page 61 色帶錯誤 色帶墨盒不適合 (Tape error! This is the wrong type of tape 行數超限 無法列印 (Too many lines! Cannot print) cartridge!) The label you are trying to print contains more than the allowable The tape compartment cover is not closed securely. number of lines for the tape width you are using. Close the cover securely.
  • Page 62: Specifi Cations

    Tape Width, Number of Lines, Size Factor List Specifi cations The maximum number of printable lines and maximum vertical size factor depend on the tape width and format being used. Model: KL-G2TC 12mm 18mm User's 24mm Guide INPUT Page Keyboard Layout: Chinese/QWERTY...
  • Page 63 Maximum print width: Approximately 16mm a) 4mm; Tape width: 6mm b) 7mm; Tape width: 9mm c) 10mm; Tape width: 12mm, normal printing d) 12mm; Tape width: 12mm, large label printing e) 16mm; Tape width: 18mm, 24mm Character formation: Bit map fonts Fonts : 4 Chinese ( 黑體...
  • Page 64: Appendix

    Appendix ● 注音 (Phonetics) 符號 (Symbols) ● 記述括弧 (Punctuation) ● 部首 (Radicals) ● 一般 (General) ● 學術 (Scientifi c) ● 發音 (Diacritics) ● 單位縮寫 (Units, Abbreviations) ● 希臘 (Greek) ● 數字 (Numbers) ● 俄文 (Russian) ● 2位數字 (Paired Numbers) APP-1...
  • Page 65 ● 平假名 (Hiragana) 插圖 (Illustratons) ● 插圖1 (Illustration 1) ● 片假名 (Katakana) APP-2...
  • Page 66 ● 插圖2 (Illustration 2) APP-3...
  • Page 67 圖文框 (Frames) APP-4...
  • Page 68 圖示標識 (Built-in logo) 價格 (Price) 標識 (Sign) APP-5...
  • Page 69 工作 (Work) 注意 (Attention) APP-6...
  • Page 70 PRICE SIGN APP-7...
  • Page 71 WORK ATTENTION APP-8...
  • Page 72 Manufacturer: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD. 6-2, Hon-machi 1-chome, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 151-8543, Japan Responsible within the European Union: Casio Europe GmbH Casio-Platz 1, 22848 Norderstedt, Germany
  • Page 73 CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD. 6-2, Hon-machi 1-chome Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 151-8543, Japan MO1507-A Printed in China © 2015 CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.

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