Download  Print this page

Advertisement

USER'S GUIDE D450
Read this User's Guide before you start using your P-touch.
Keep this User's Guide in a handy place for future reference.
Please visit us at http://support.brother.com/ where you can get product support and
answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs).
ENGLISH
www.brother.com

Advertisement

Table of Contents

   Also See for Brother P-TOUCH D450

   Summary of Contents for Brother P-TOUCH D450

  • Page 1 Read this User’s Guide before you start using your P-touch. Keep this User’s Guide in a handy place for future reference. Please visit us at http://support.brother.com/ where you can get product support and answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs). ENGLISH...
  • Page 2 Any trade names and product names of companies appearing on Brother products, related documents and any other materials are all trademarks or registered trademarks of those respective companies. BROTHER is either a trademark or a registered trademark of Brother Industries, Ltd.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    INTRODUCTION Contents Safety Precautions....................4 General Precautions ....................6 GETTING STARTED..............7 Unpacking Your P-touch..................7 LCD Display & Keyboard ..................7 Power Supply and Tape cassette ................9 When using AC adapter (AD-E001) ............... 9 When using six new AA alkaline batteries (LR6) or fully charged Ni-MH batteries (HR6) ..................
  • Page 4 INTRODUCTION Using Auto-Format Layouts ................. 28 Using Templates................... 28 Using Block Layouts ..................32 Creating a Barcode Label ..................34 Setting Barcode Parameters and Entering Barcode Data ......34 Editing and Deleting a Barcode ..............36 LABEL PRINTING ..............37 Previewing Labels....................37 Printing Labels .....................
  • Page 5 INTRODUCTION APPENDIX ................52 Specifications....................... 52 System Requirements ..................53...
  • Page 6: Safety Precautions

    INTRODUCTION Safety Precautions To prevent injury and damage, important notes are explained using various symbols. The symbols and their meanings are as follows: Indicates a potentially hazardous situation which, if not WARNING avoided, may result in death or serious injuries. Indicates a potentially hazardous situation which, if not CAUTION avoided, may result in minor or moderate injuries.
  • Page 7 AC adapter and generating heat. remove the batteries, and contact Do not touch metal parts around Brother customer service. the print head immediately after printing. When the P-touch is not being used, store it out of the reach of children.
  • Page 8: General Precautions

    • When power is disconnected for two minutes, all text, format settings and any text files saved in the memory will be cleared. • You can also use Heat Shrink Tube in this model. Check the Brother website (http://www.brother.com/) for further information. You cannot print frames, pre-set P-touch templates, or use certain font settings when using Heat Shrink Tube.
  • Page 9: Getting Started

    GETTING STARTED Unpacking Your P-touch Carton Contents P-touch Starter Tape Cassette AC adapter USB Cable User’s Guide LCD Display & Keyboard 2 3 4 5 6 19 20 Unpacking Your P-touch...
  • Page 10 GETTING STARTED Input mode 22. 縱向列印 2-7. Style guidance 23. Tab Tape width x Label length 24. 背光 Block number 25. Shift 10. Line number 26. 全部刪除 11. Cursor 27. 倒退 12. Return mark 28. Cursor 13. Power 29. 取消 14.
  • Page 11: Power Supply And Tape Cassette

    GETTING STARTED Power Supply and Tape cassette  When using AC adapter (AD-E001) Insert the plug on the adapter cord into the AC adapter socket on the side of the machine. Insert the plug into the nearest standard electrical outlet. ...
  • Page 12: Insert A Tape Cassette

    GETTING STARTED • Remove the batteries if you do not intend to use the P-touch for an extended period of time. • Dispose of the battery at an appropriate collection point, not in the general waste stream. In addition, be sure to observe all applicable federal, state, and local regulations.
  • Page 13: Turning Power On/off

    GETTING STARTED Turning Power On/Off Press ( ) to turn the P-touch on. Press ( ) again to turn the P-touch off. NOTE Your P-touch has a power saving function that automatically turns itself off if no key is pressed within a certain time under certain operating conditions.
  • Page 14: How To Use The P-touch

    GETTING STARTED How to use the P-touch  Create a label with the P-touch [GETTING STARTED] Preparing the P-touch P. 7 [CREATING A LABEL] • Entering and Editing text P. 15 • Entering Symbols P. 19 • Using Auto-Format Layouts P.
  • Page 15: Create A Label By Connecting Your P-touch To A Pc

    To download and install printer drivers and software such as the P-touch Editor 5.1 on your computer, visit our installer download website (www.brother.com/inst/). Printer drivers and software are also available to download individually from the list of available printer drivers and software on our support...
  • Page 16: Creating A Label

    GETTING STARTED [CREATING A LABEL] • Connect the P-touch to your computer using the included USB cable. • Launch the P-touch Editor Software. • Enter the label text using P-touch Editor. • Print the label. Examples of labels you can create using the P-touch Editor: How to use the P-touch...
  • Page 17: Editing A Label

    EDITING A LABEL Entering and Editing Text  Switching Upper Case/Lower Case Press the ( ) to switch the upper case or lower case. Upper case ( is ON) Lower case ( is OFF)  Select The Input Method [ 倉頡 / 簡易倉頡 / 廣東拼音 ] Press ( ) to toggle between [ 倉頡...
  • Page 18 EDITING A LABEL Use [ 簡易倉頡 ] input Method to enter texts. This method is to input the first and last radicals of 倉頡 , and then convert optional Chinese characters. Follow the steps below to convert Chinese characters word by word. Example “...
  • Page 19: Entering Text From The Keyboard

    EDITING A LABEL Press ( “ 香 ” will be inputted. • You can convert up to 25 uncertain Chinese characters at one time. • Once confirmed, you can't convert them. • If you want to stop converting Chinese characters, please press ( •...
  • Page 20: Adding A New Block

    EDITING A LABEL  Adding a New Block To create a new block of text/lines to the right of your current text, press ) and ( ). The cursor moves to the start of the new block. NOTE • A maximum of 5 blocks can be entered in one label. •...
  • Page 21: Entering Symbols

    EDITING A LABEL NOTE You can also set the tab length by typing in the desired tab length. To apply the setting, after typing in the tab length, press ( ) or ) and then ( ) or ( ) again. Entering Symbols ...
  • Page 22 EDITING A LABEL 類別 符號 繪畫圖形 單位 數學 數字 上標 下標 Entering Symbols...
  • Page 23 EDITING A LABEL 類別 符號 2 位數字 希臘語 羅馬 發音 平假名 Entering Symbols...
  • Page 24 EDITING A LABEL 類別 符號 片假名 電子 1 電子 2 標示 數據 / 影音 工作 日用品 交通 Entering Symbols...
  • Page 25 EDITING A LABEL 類別 符號 花園 天氣 吉祥 趣味 運動 人物 動物 中國生肖 星座 糖果 / 水果 食物 項目符號 Entering Symbols...
  • Page 26: Setting Character Attributes ([ 英字形 ]/[ 字大小 ]/[ 字寬 ]/[ 字體 ]/[ 底線 ]/ [ 對齊 ]/[ 字距 ]/[ 縱印 ])

    EDITING A LABEL Setting Character Attributes ([ 英字形 ]/[ 字大小 ]/[ 字寬 ]/ [ 字體 ]/[ 底線 ]/[ 對齊 ]/[ 字距 ]/[ 縱印 ]) You can set character attributes by label or by each line, both before and after entering text. ...
  • Page 27 EDITING A LABEL Setting Options Attribute Value Result Attribute Value Result 英字形 英字形 When Auto is 19 pt 字大小 自動 字大小 selected, the text is automatically adjusted to print in the largest size available in the font settings for each tape width.
  • Page 28: Setting 自動縮小設定

    EDITING A LABEL  Setting 自動縮小設定 When [ 字大小 ] is set to [ 自動 ] and [ 長度 ] is set to a specific length, you can reduce the text size to fit within the label length. When [ 等比例縮小 ] is selected, the total text size is modified to fit within the label.
  • Page 29 EDITING A LABEL 外框 外框 Setting Frames...
  • Page 30: Setting Label Attributes ([ 長度 ]/[ 兩端空白 ]/[ 標籤空白長度 ])

    EDITING A LABEL Setting Label Attributes ([ 長度 ]/[ 兩端空白 ]/[ 標籤空白長度 ]) :[ 長度 ] can be set within the range 30 - 300 mm. When 長度 [ 自動 ] is selected, the length of the label is automatically adjusted based on the amount of text entered.
  • Page 31 EDITING A LABEL NOTE • For details on barcodes, refer to “Creating a Barcode Label” on page 34. • On the print menu screen:  Select [內容編輯] to change the text data or the barcode setup.  Select [ 儲存 ] to store the label to the file memory.
  • Page 32 EDITING A LABEL 用途分類範例 Value Details 類別 資產標籤 (18 x 70 mm) 資產管理 箱 (18 x 76 mm) 設備標籤 (18 x 58 mm) 標示牌中柱 (18 x 219 mm) 文件夾卡 (12 x 82 mm) 檔案夾 / 櫃 分類卡 (12 x 42 mm) 檔案櫃標籤...
  • Page 33 EDITING A LABEL Value Details 類別 SD 記憶卡 (12 x 25 mm) Memory Stick (9 x 25 mm) 媒體 CD/DVD1 (6 x 113 mm) CD/DVD2 (3.5 x 113 mm) 旗幟標籤 1 (12 x 90 mm) 旗幟標籤 2 (12 x 90 mm) 纜線標籤...
  • Page 34: Using Block Layouts

    EDITING A LABEL  Using Block Layouts Simply select a layout from the block layouts, enter the text and apply formatting as desired.    [ 預設格式 ] ) or ( [ 寬度分類範例 ]    ) or ( Select a tape width ) or ( ...
  • Page 35 EDITING A LABEL 寬度分類範例 Attribute Value Details 2 行 A 2 行 B 3 行 18mm 1 行 +2 行 A 1 行 +2 行 B 1 行 +3 行 1 行 +4 行 2 行 A 2 行 B 12mm 3 行...
  • Page 36: Creating A Barcode Label

    EDITING A LABEL Attribute Value Details 2 行 A 2 行 B 1 行 +2 行 1 行 +2 行 Creating a Barcode Label NOTE • The P-touch is not designed exclusively for creating barcode labels. Always check that barcode labels can be read by the barcode reader. •...
  • Page 37: Barcode Settings

    EDITING A LABEL Barcode Settings Attribute Value CODE39, CODE128, EAN-8, EAN-13, GS1-128 (UCC/EAN-128), UPC-A, UPC-E, I-2/5 (ITF), 規格 CODABAR 小 寬度 大 有 底部文字 (characters printed 無 below barcode) 無 檢查碼 有 (check digit) (only available for the CODE39, I-2/5 and CODABAR protocols) Special Character List CODE39...
  • Page 38: Editing And Deleting A Barcode

    EDITING A LABEL CODE128, GS1-128 (UCC / EAN-128) Special Character 空格 FNC3 FNC2 FNC4 FNC1  Editing and Deleting a Barcode To edit barcode parameters and barcode data, position the cursor to the left of the barcode mark on the data entry screen and then open the Barcode Setup screen by pressing ( To delete a barcode from a label, position the cursor to the right of the barcode mark on the data entry screen and press (...
  • Page 39: Label Printing

    LABEL PRINTING Previewing Labels You can preview the text before printing. Press to scroll the preview to the left, right, top or bottom. Press ( ) to change the magnification of the preview. NOTE To scroll the preview to the left, right, top or bottom corners, press ) and Printing Labels To cut off the label, press the tape cutter lever on the upper left corner of...
  • Page 40: 自動跳號 Printing

    LABEL PRINTING  自動跳號 Printing    ) + ( [ 自動跳號 ] ) or (    Select start point ) or ( Select end point   or ( Select the number of labels to be printed ) or ( Select the highest number you wish to be printed when setting the number.
  • Page 41: Tape Cutting Options

    LABEL PRINTING Tape Cutting Options Setting Description Example Each label is printed, leaving a margin of 23.9 mm on each end. 大 23.9 mm 23.9 mm A margin of 22.5 mm is printed first, and then each label is printed, leaving a 小...
  • Page 42 LABEL PRINTING Setting Description Example • Select this setting when • When multiple copies are printed one using special tape. time: • When using Fabric Tapes or Heat Shrink Tube, set [ 特別色帶 ] for [ 兩端空白 ] before printing. After 23.9 mm 4 mm 4 mm...
  • Page 43: Adjusting The Label Length

    LABEL PRINTING Adjusting the Label Length When the tape cassette comes to the end, the printed length may be less accurate. In this case, you can adjust the label length.     [ 設定 ] ) or ( [ 調整...
  • Page 44 LABEL PRINTING Label Collection List Category Label 辦公室標示 (18mm) Office (18mm) Printing from the Label Collection...
  • Page 45 LABEL PRINTING Category Label 注意 (18mm) Attention (18mm) 注意 /Attention (18mm) Printing from the Label Collection...
  • Page 46: Downloading A New Label Collection Category

     Downloading a new Label Collection Category Using the P-touch Update Software, additional label collection categories can be downloaded to your P-touch. To download the new label collection categories, please visit the Brother Solutions Center at: http://support.brother.com Printing from the Label Collection...
  • Page 47: Using The File Memory

    USING THE FILE MEMORY Saving Label Files You can save up to 50 labels and recall them for printing at a later date. A maximum of 280 characters can be saved per file. You can also edit and overwrite saved labels. ...
  • Page 48 USING THE FILE MEMORY  [ 刪除 ]     [ 檔案 ] ) or ( Select a file    ) or ( [ 刪除 ] ) or (  message appears ) or ( NOTE To delete a saved label from the file select screen, select a label using and then press ( Printing, Opening, or Deleting a Saved Label...
  • Page 49: Resetting & Maintaining Your P-touch

    RESETTING & MAINTAINING YOUR P-TOUCH Resetting the P-touch You can reset the internal memory of your P-touch when you want to clear all saved label files, or if the P-touch is not operating correctly.  Resetting the Data Using the home key ...
  • Page 50: Maintenance

    RESETTING & MAINTAINING YOUR P-TOUCH To reset the customised settings: (Downloaded label collections and the contents in the file memory are not reset.) Turn off the P-touch. Press and hold down ( ) and ( ). While holding down ( ) and ( ), press ( ) once and then release...
  • Page 51: Cleaning The Tape Cutter

    RESETTING & MAINTAINING YOUR P-TOUCH  Cleaning the Tape Cutter Tape adhesive can build up on the cutter blade after repeated use, taking the edge off the blade which may result in the tape jamming in the cutter. NOTE • About once a year, wipe the cutter blade using a cotton swab slightly moistened with Isopropyl alcohol.
  • Page 52: Troubleshooting

    • All files saved in the internal memory are deleted if the previously are now batteries are weak or the AC adapter is disconnected missing. for more than two minutes. A tape jam which • Please contact Brother customer service. cannot be cleared keeps occurring. What to do when...
  • Page 53: When An Error Message Appears On The Display

    The length of the label to be printed using the text entered 內容已超過標籤長度 is longer than the length setting. Edit the text to fit within the set length or change the length setting. Please contact Brother customer service. 系統錯誤 xx! There is no conversion candidate. Please confirm the text 查無此碼 ! inputted and transform again.
  • Page 54: Appendix

    Maximum wet bulb temperature: 27 °C humidity *1 Visit us at http://support.brother.com/ for the latest information about recommended batteries. *2 Actual character size may be smaller than maximum print height. *3 When using the P-touch only. When connected to a PC, 1 hour.
  • Page 55: System Requirements

    OS X v10.10.x: 2 GB or more OS X v10.11.x: 2 GB or more ® Monitor Windows SVGA, high colour or higher graphics card Macintosh 256 colours or more Please see the Brother Solutions Center (http://support.brother.com) for the latest compatible OS. System Requirements...
  • Page 56 LAJ381001...

Comments to this Manuals

Symbols: 0
Latest comments: