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TOSHIBA Label Printer
BCP Setting Tool
B-EX4 series Operation Manual
5th Edition: June 01, 2017

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  • Page 1 TOSHIBA Label Printer BCP Setting Tool B-EX4 series Operation Manual 5th Edition: June 01, 2017...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS 1. INTRODUCTION ............................4 UPPORTED RINTERS 2. START-UP ................................5 RINTER PC ..................................6 3. PREPARATION ............................... 7 CREEN ................................. 9 ENUS File ................................... 9 Edit ................................. 11 View ................................12 Help ................................13 ............................... 14 RINTER ETTING USB ................................
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  • Page 4: Introduction

    1. Introduction Thank you for purchasing the "BCP Setting Tool", a setting tool for the label printers of TOSHIBA TEC Corporation (hereinafter referred to as "TOSHIBA TEC"). This document gives you a general description of the "BCP Setting Tool" (hereinafter referred to as "this Product") including the installation procedure and features.
  • Page 5: Start-up

    2. Start-up Printer The printer shall be idle in the online mode which accepts print jobs (hereinafter referred to as "online mode") to communicate with this Product. The functions of this Product are not executed unless the printer is in the online mode or idle state. Exceptionally, the file transmissions and reset function are accepted regardless of the printer status.
  • Page 6 Select [Start] - [All Programs] - [TOSHIBA TEC] - [BCP Setting Tool] - [BCP Setting Tool] and click [BCP Setting Tool]. The [Login] screen is displayed when the log-in password has been set. Enter the password, then click [OK]. When [Cancel] is clicked, the [Login] screen is closed.
  • Page 7: Preparation

    3. Preparation Main Screen When this Product is started, the [Printer Setting] screen is displayed. Menu bar Menus to support each function are provided. Menu icon The Menu icons are placed in this area. When an icon is clicked, the corresponding menu screen appears on the main view area. The icon being selected is highlighted.
  • Page 8 ▪ Firmware Download Tab: Downloads printer firmware ▪ BASIC Download Tab: Downloads the BASIC program ▪ Emulation Download Tab: Downloads the Z Mode/D Mode BASIC program ▪ Create HTML/XML ROM Tab: Creates HTML/XML ROM file Tool: Other functions ▪ Tool Tab: Sends a selected file in a binary format.
  • Page 9: Menus

    Menus File [Import...] This menu is used to retrieve setup information from a specified file. This menu is selectable only when the [Parameter Setting] screen is activated. When this menu is clicked, the [Import] screen is displayed. Specify a setup information file, click [Open], and the file import is started.
  • Page 10 hidden characters. [Export...] This menu is used to store setup information in a specified file. This menu is selectable only when the [Parameter Setting] screen is activated. When this menu is clicked, the [Export] screen is displayed. Specify a file where the setup information is saved, click [Save], then the file export is started.
  • Page 11: Edit

    Edit [Enable All] This menu is used to check all checkboxes on all tabs. This menu is selectable only when the [Parameter Setting] screen is activated. [Disable All] This menu is used to uncheck all checkboxes on all tabs. This menu is selectable only when the [Parameter Setting] screen is activated. [Enable All in Tab] This menu is used to check all checkboxes on the tab.
  • Page 12: View

    View [Restore to Default] This menu is used to restore the all setting values on the all tab pages to the default. This menu is selectable only when the [Parameter Setting] screen is activated. [Restore Display to Default] This menu is used to restore all setting values on the selected tab page to the default. While the [Parameter setting] screen is activated, the setting values only on the displayed tab page are restored to the default.
  • Page 13: Help

    Help [Contents...] This menu is used to display the main screen for Help. [About...] This menu is used to display version information.
  • Page 14: Printer Setting

    Printer Setting The printer setting menu enables selecting a printer model to be connected and configuring the interface used. When the [Printer Setting] icon on the menu icon area is clicked, the following screen is displayed. The setting is not saved by a member of the Users.
  • Page 15 [Printer] Select a printer model to be connected. Restart this Product for the changed setting to take effect. When the specified printer model is different from the actually connected one, this Product does not work properly. Be sure to select the same printer model with the one to be connected. When the printer model is changed, all setting values on all menu screens except the [Printer Setting] screen are restored to the initial values.
  • Page 16: Usb

    On connecting Printer and USB cable, it enables automatically.
  • Page 17: Lan

    [Name] Displays the host name or IP address set for the connected printer. [Port] Displays the port number set for the connected printer.
  • Page 18 When the [LAN] checkbox is selected, the “Add LAN Interface” dialog box is displayed. After the value is filled in and [OK] is clicked, the dialog box is closed and the setting is reflected in the interface list. At selecting [Cancel], the process is canceled. [Host Name] Enter the host name set for the connected printer.
  • Page 19: Com

    [Name] Displays each parameter of the COM ports,.
  • Page 20 When the [COM] checkbox is selected, the “Add COM Interface” dialog box is displayed. After the value is filled in and [OK] is clicked, the dialog box is closed and the setting is reflected in the interface list. At selecting [Cancel], the process is canceled. [Port Number] Selects the COM port number used for communication.
  • Page 21: Environment

    Environment Set the operating environment for this Product. When [Options] at the right end on the header view is clicked, the [Environment] screen appears. The setting is not saved by a member of the Users. [Interface] [Multiple select device] Enabling the check box can use multiple interfaces [Max device count] Setting the maximum number of connecting to printers [Get parameter on start up]...
  • Page 22: [environment]

    [Environment] [Language] Selects a language used to display this Product. The language selected during the installation has been set as default. Restart this Product for the changed language to take effect. After this Product is restarted, all values on all screens, except the [Printer Setting] and [Environment], are initialized.
  • Page 23 [Code 3] Enter the same value in hex. format that is set for the connected printer. The default right after the installation is "00". [Code 3] is editable only when "Manual" is selected for the [Control Code]. Change the value when the control code is set to "Manual" for the printer. Range 00 to FF [Password...]...
  • Page 24: Password Change

    Password Change [Old Password] When the password has been set, enters the current password. It is not necessary to enter a password when this is the first time to set the password. The entered password is displayed with hidden characters. [New Password] Enters a new password.
  • Page 25: Processing Screen

    Processing Screen When processing involving communication between the printer and this Product is executed, the processing screen is displayed. The progress bar screen is displayed during the processing, and the completion screen appears when the processing is completed. Progress Bar Screen Title Processing being executed is displayed.
  • Page 26 When [Yes] is clicked, the processing is canceled. However, the processing that has been completed before the cancellation becomes effective. When [No] is clicked, the processing is continued. Even while the confirmation message is displayed, the processing is being executed.
  • Page 27: Completion Screen

    Completion Screen Title Processing currently performed is displayed. The same title shown on the progress bar screen is taken over. Progress status When the progress bar reaches 100%, the final result is indicated by text. When proceeding succeeds, the normal end icon is displayed. If the processing fails due to an error, the abnormal end icon is displayed.
  • Page 28: Progress Status

    Progress Status Textual information about the processing in progress is added to the progress status as needed. Progress status format: ["Device Name"], "Processing", "Process", "Detailed status" ("Error code") Processing Processing in progress is displayed. Processing Description Obtains the parameter setting values from the connected printer on the Get Parameter [Parameter Setting] screen.
  • Page 29 program… processing. Updating the system mode The system mode program is being sent and updated in the BASIC program… Download processing. The data file is being sent and updated in the BASIC Download Updating the data file… processing. Detailed status Detailed status at the end of processing is displayed.
  • Page 30: Functions

    4. Functions Parameter Setting The parameter setting menu enables configuring or obtaining the printer parameter settings. When the [Parameter Setting] icon on the menu icon area is clicked, the [Parameter Setting] screen is displayed. Control Parameters are classified, grouped and placed depending on their types and purposes to allow for easy check or update of parameter values.
  • Page 31 [Set Parameter...] The parameter setting values displayed on the screen are downloaded to the printer to update the printer settings. When there is no group to be downloaded, this button is grayed out. If an improper value is included in the downloaded data, an error message will be displayed. When the processing starts, the progress status screen is displayed.
  • Page 32: General Tab

    General Tab [Image] Group [Character Code]: Selects a character code table to be applied to the printer font. Default PC-850 PC-850, PC-8, PC-852, PC-857, PC-851, PC-855, PC-1250, PC-1251, PC-1252, Options PC-1253, PC-1254, PC-1257, LATIN9, Arabic, PC-866, UTF-8 [Zero Font]: Selects whether or not a slash is attached to the printer font character "0". Note that the no slash is attached for the following fonts, regardless of settings.
  • Page 33 TYPE 1 (Windows code), TYPE 2 (Original code) [Supply] Group [Energy Type (Transfer)]: Selects a print head energy control type for thermal transfer printing. B-EX4T1-G/T (203dpi/305dpi): Default Semi Resin 1 Semi Resin 1, Semi Resin 2, Resin 1, Resin 2, Resin 3, SX Compatible, Reserve 1,...
  • Page 34 Options Disable [Type Of Ribbon]: Selects the ribbon roll direction. This parameter is fixed to “Coated Side Out” for the B-EX4T1-G/T (203dpi/305dpi), B-EX4T1-T JP (305dpi) and B-EX4T3-H (600dpi). Default Coated Side Out Other than B-EX4T1-G/T (203dpi/305dpi) / B-EX4T1-T JP (305dpi) / B-EX4T3-H...
  • Page 35 Transmissive Sensor (with Back Feed), Reflective Sensor (with Back Feed), Options All Sensor (with Back Feed) Other than B-EX4T1-G/T (203dpi/305dpi) / B-EX4T1-T JP (305dpi): Disable, Transmissive Sensor, Reflective Sensor, All Sensor [Power Save Time]: Sets a period of time from when the printer ceases to be used until it enters the power save mode.
  • Page 36 [Head Up Cut/Rewinder]: Selects whether or not head-up cut is performed in the cut issue mode, or whether or not the rewinder is used. The head-up function is available only to B-EX4T1-G/T (203dpi/305dpi) and B-EX4T1-T JP (305dpi). Default Disable Options...
  • Page 37: General (2) Tab

    General (2) Tab [Position Adjustment] Group [Feed]: Sets a fine adjustment value for the stop position in units of 0.1 mm. When the value is negative (-), the feed length becomes longer. The fine adjustment value set by the Position Fine Adjust command [AX] is displayed in the left box. When the parameter is not retrieved, the value in the left box becomes zero (0).
  • Page 38 [X-coordinate]: Sets a fine adjustment value to offset the print position perpendicular to the paper feed direction in units of 0.1 mm. When the value is negative (-), the upper right reference coordinate shifts to the left from the zero point.
  • Page 39 [BASIC] Group [Basic Interpreter]: Selects whether or not the basic interpreter is enabled. Default Disable Options Disable, Enable [Basic Trace]: Selects whether or not the basic trace is enabled. Default Disable Options Disable, Enable [Product] Group [Printer Serial No.]: The serial number specific to the printer is displayed. This setting cannot be changed.
  • Page 40 [Transmissive Sensor Threshold 1 to 5]: (B-EX4T3-H (600dpi)) Sets a fine adjustment value for the threshold to the transmissive sensor output in units of 0.1 V. Up to 5 threshold fine adjustment values can be registered to Transmissive Sensor Threshold 1 to 5 for different media to be used.
  • Page 41 [Drive Voltage 2 (Feed)]: (Other than B-EX4D2-G/T (203dpi/300dpi) / B-EX4T1-T JP (305dpi) / B-EX4T3-H (600dpi)) Sets fine adjustment of the ribbon feed motor voltage (torque). This setting is used when Ribbon Width is TYPE2. The fine adjustment value set by the Ribbon Motor Drive Voltage Fine Adjust command [RM] is displayed in the left box.
  • Page 42: Device Tab

    Device Tab [RS-232C] Group [Baud Rate]: Sets a communication baud rate for the RS-232C port. Default 9600 bps Options 2400 bps, 4800bps, 9600 bps, 19200 bps, 38400 bps, 115200 bps [Data Length]: Selects the data length for the RS-232C port. Default 8 bits Options...
  • Page 43 [Centro.] Group [ACK/BUSY]: Selects the Centronics ACK/BUSY signal timing. Default TYPE 1 TYPE 1 (BUSY goes LOW at the same time as ACK goes HIGH.), Options TYPE 2 (BUSY goes LOW at the same time as ACK goes LOW.) [Input Prime]: Selects whether or not a reset is performed when the Centronics nInit signal is ON.
  • Page 44: Lan Tab

    LAN Tab [TCP/IP] Group [LAN I/F]: Selects whether to enable or disable the communication via wired LAN or wireless LAN. Default Enable (AUTO) Options Disable, Enable (AUTO), Enable (Wired LAN), Enable (Wireless LAN) [IP Address]: Sets an IP address. Default 192.168.10.20 Range 0.0.0.0 to 255.255.255.255...
  • Page 45 [Socket]: Sets whether to enable or disable the socket communication. Default Enable Options Disable, Enable [Port Number]: Sets a port number used for the socket communication. Default 8000 Range 0 to 65535 [WEB Printer]: Selects whether to enable or disable the Web server function. Default Disable Options...
  • Page 46 [Input Type]: Selects a code used for entering a DHCP client ID. When the code is changed, the DHCP client ID currently set is cleared. Default Options HEX, ASCII [WINS]: Selects whether to enable or disable the WINS protocol. When "Enable (STATIC)" is selected, [WINS Server Address] is used. When "Enable (DHCP)"...
  • Page 47: Wlan Tab

    WLAN Tab [WLAN Basic] Group [Communication Standard]: Selects the wireless LAN standard. Default 802.11b/g Options 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11b/g [WLAN Detail] Group [ESS ID]: Sets an ESS ID, using up to 32 alphanumeric characters. Default TOSHIBATEC [Beacon Transmitting Interval]: Selects an interval between transmissions to the beacon. Default 1000 msec Range...
  • Page 48 [802.11b] Group [Channel]: Sets a channel for IEEE 802.11b. The printer corrects channels that cannot be used due to country code settings. Default Range 1 to 14 [Baud Rate]: Selects the maximum transmission rate for IEEE 802.11b. The transmission rate is adjusted to a value enabling communication by the communicating device. Default 11 Mbps Options...
  • Page 49 < Authentication System Settings > (1) Connection Mode (2) Encryption (3) Network Authentication (4) EAP Method Adhoc Disable Open System Disable WEP40 Open System Disable WEP104 Open System Disable Infrastructure Disable Open System Disable WEP40 Open System Disable EAP-MD5 EAP-TLS EAP-TTLS LEAP LEAP (NetworkEAP)
  • Page 50 Default Options HEX, ASCII [WEP Key #1] [WEP Key #2] [WEP Key #3] [WEP Key #4]: Selects the WEP key used for encrypting the authentication system. Select the WEP key size and enter the WEP key. When the WEP key size is changed, the WEP key is cleared. <40 bits>...
  • Page 51: Wlan (2) Tab

    WLAN (2) Tab [WPA-PSK] Group [Pre Shared Key]: Sets a key to be used for WPA encryption in network authentication, using 8 to 64 alphanumeric characters. Since the key is security information, it is displayed with hidden characters except when it is being entered.
  • Page 52 [Supplicant] Group [Server Certificate]: Sets an absolute path to the server certificate file to be transmitted. button is used to select the path on the file selection screen. When no path is entered, data transmission is not performed. When entering a path to a blank file without data, you can disable the current settings. Setting a non-existent file results in an error.
  • Page 53 [PAC File Path]: Specifies the PAC file for Manual Provisioning with absolute path. This is available only when "Send the PAC file for Manual Provisioning" is selected. button is used to select a path on the file selection screen. If the path is not selected, data transmission will not be performed. If the specified file is not found, an error results.
  • Page 54: Rfid Tab

    B-EX4T1-G/T (203dpi/305dpi) / B-EX4T1-T JP (305dpi): None, H1 (HF Band), H2 (HF Band), U2/U4 (UHF Band) Options Other than B-EX4T1-G/T (203dpi/305dpi) / B-EX4T1-T JP (305dpi): None, H1 (HF Band), H2 (HF Band), U4 (UHF Band) [Tag Type]: Selects the RFID tag type.
  • Page 55 Default Disable Options Disable, Enable [Calibration Mode]: Selects whether or not an RFID calibration is performed. This parameter is exclusive for the B-EX4T1-G/T (203dpi/305dpi). Default Disable Options Disable, Enable [Calibration AGC]: Sets an AGC value for the optimum RFID tag write/read position.
  • Page 56 [Antenna Position]: Selects the actual RF antenna position. This setting is required for properly performing an RFID calibration. This parameter is exclusive for the B-EX4T1-G/T (203dpi/305dpi). Default FRONT Options FRONT, CENTER, REAR [Retry] Group [Retry Position Adjustment]: Sets the amount the printer feeds the RFID label forward or backward to retry data write.
  • Page 57: Maintenance

    Maintenance The Maintenance menu enables the self-diagnosis and memory management. When the [Maintenance] icon on the menu icon area is clicked, the [Maintenance] screen is displayed. Self Diagnosis Tab [Firmware Info] Printer firmware information is displayed. Refreshing the display causes the latest data to be shown. [Maintenance Counter Info] The maintenance counter values are displayed.
  • Page 58: Setting Tab

    Setting Tab [Head Check...] A print head broken element check is performed. When this button is clicked, the following confirmation message is displayed. When [Yes] is clicked, the processing starts. When [No] is clicked, the processing is canceled. When the processing starts, the progress status screen is displayed. When the processing is completed, the completion screen is displayed.
  • Page 59 [Printer Reset...] The printer is reset. When this button is clicked, the following confirmation message is displayed. When [Yes] is clicked, the processing starts. When [No] is clicked, the processing is canceled. When the processing starts, the progress status screen is displayed. When the processing is completed, the completion screen is displayed.
  • Page 60 [Parameter Clear] [Destination] Selects the destination used after the parameter clear is performed. Default Options QM, JA, CN [Initialize...] A RAM clear is performed to initialize to the parameter setting values for the selected destination. When this button is clicked, the following confirmation message is displayed. When [Yes] is clicked, the processing starts.
  • Page 61 [PC Save Storage Area] The storage area size for printer commands is displayed. After the memory is allocated to the above three, the rest of the memory is automatically allocated to the PC Save storage area. It is required to adjust the storage area size for True type fonts, bitmap external characters and BASIC files so that the PC Save storage area size does not become a negative value.
  • Page 62 [Format...] The specified range of the specified memory is formatted. When this button is clicked, the following message is displayed. When [Yes] is clicked, the processing starts. When [No] is clicked, the processing is canceled. When the processing starts, the progress status screen is displayed. When the processing is completed, the completion screen is displayed.
  • Page 63: Download

    If a power failure occurs during a firmware updating, the printer may not start up. Even when the printer can normally start up, download the firmware again. If cannot, please contact TOSHIBA TEC sales representative. [ROM List] ROM files of the firmware to be downloaded to the printer are displayed.
  • Page 64 When [Yes] is clicked, the existing file is replaced. When [No] is clicked, the processing is canceled. [Delete] When this button is clicked, selected ROM files in [ROM List] are deleted. This button becomes active when a ROM file is selected in [ROM List]. [Start Download...] The ROM files in [ROM List] are downloaded to the printer.
  • Page 65: Basic Download

    BASIC Download Be sure to avoid the environment where a power failure may occur in the middle of the downloading. If a power failure occurs during a downloading, retry the operation. [Memory Allocate] Selects whether or not an on-board flash memory is divided and allocated to different types of data. The checkbox has not been checked as default.
  • Page 66 [Retain BASIC Area] Selected: The BASIC file storage area size and the data stored in this area will not be changed. (Stored files are not deleted.) Not selected: The [BASIC file registration area] can be selected and allocated with the selected size.
  • Page 67 [BASIC Data File] Selects whether or not to download the BASIC data file. The checkbox has not been checked as default. When checked, the starting block and data file setting become editable. The specified file is downloaded to the specified block of the printer memory. Starting block Specifies the area where the program is stored.
  • Page 68: Emulation

    Emulation Be sure to avoid the environment where a power failure may occur in the middle of the downloading. If a power failure occurs during a downloading, retry the operation. [Memory Allocate] Selects whether or not an on-board flash memory is divided and allocated to different types of data. The checkbox has not been checked as default.
  • Page 69 [Retain BASIC Area] Selected: The BASIC file storage area size and the data stored in this area will not be changed. (Stored files are not deleted.) Not selected: The [BASIC file registration area] can be selected and allocated with the selected size.
  • Page 70 Program file Click [Add] to open the file selection screen. Select a BASIC system mode program, click [Open], then the full path of the file is displayed. The [BASIC System Mode Program] does not become effective unless a file is selected. When reading a file or creating download data failed, the error message is displayed.
  • Page 71 [Send test file] A specified file is sent to the printer in binary format. Click the Add button to open the file selection screen. Select a data file, click [Open], then the full path of the file is displayed. The [Send test file] does not become effective unless a file is selected. When reading a file or creating download data failed, the error message is displayed.
  • Page 72: Create Html/xml Rom

    Create HTML/XML ROM [ROM Type] Selects a ROM file type to be created. The "Load Address" and "Size" differ depending on the ROM file type. Default HTML/XML Options HTML/XML [Source Path] Specifies the location where the HTML/XML files are stored. Click the button to display the folder selection screen.
  • Page 73 Specifies the address information for the HTML/XML ROM. * Do not change the setting from the default one. [Size] Specifies the size for the HTML/XML ROM. * Do not change the setting from the default one. [Date] Specifies the date information for the HTML/XML ROM. Enter the date in a "DDMMMYYYY"...
  • Page 74: Tool

    Tool The functions useful for operating the printer are provided. When the [Tool] icon on the menu icon area is clicked, the [Tool] screen is displayed. Tool Tab [Send File...] A specified file is sent to the printer in a binary format. When this button is clicked, the file selection screen is displayed.
  • Page 75: Create External Character Tab

    Create External Character Tab [Specification Method] Selects the specify method the bitmap file path. "File": When an external character is created from one bitmap file "Folder": When an external character is created from more than one bitmap file Default File Options File, Folder [Location]...
  • Page 76 When [Type] = other value than above: Location Printer Resolution Range Onboard Flash Memory 720 x 720 dots USB Memory B-EX4T1-G/T (203dpi/305dpi) 203 dpi 832 x 5460 dots B-EX4T2-G/T (203dpi/300dpi) B-EX4D2-G/T (203dpi/300dpi) B-EX4T1-G/T (203dpi/305dpi) 305 dpi 1248 x 5460 dots...
  • Page 77 Location Printer Resolution Range Default Onboard Flash Memory 0 to 719 dots 0 dot USB Memory B-EX4T1-G/T (203dpi/305dpi) 203 dpi 0 to 831 dots B-EX4T2-G/T (203dpi/300dpi) B-EX4D2-G/T (203dpi/300dpi) B-EX4T1-G/T (203dpi/305dpi) 305 dpi 0 to 1247 dots B-EX4T1-T JP (305dpi) 0 to 1247 dots...
  • Page 78 [Print Method] Selects the print method. Other than B-EX4D2-G/T (203dpi/300dpi): Thermal Transfer Default B-EX4D2-G/T (203dpi/300dpi): Direct Thermal B-EX4T1-G/T (203dpi/305dpi) / B-EX4T1-T JP (305dpi): Thermal Transfer, Thermal Transfer (Ribbon Saving), Direct Thermal, Direct Thermal (Head Up) B-EX4T2-G/T (203dpi/300dpi) / B-EX4T2-H (600dpi): Options...
  • Page 79: Test Print Tab

    Slant Lines (1 dot), Slant Lines (3 dots), Characters, Barcodes Options B-EX4T3-H (600dpi): Slant Lines (3 dot), Slant Lines (4 dots) , Slant Lines (7 dots), Characters, Barcodes [Resolution] Selects a reolution for the test print. B-EX4T1-G/T (203dpi/305dpi) B-EX4T2-G/T (203dpi/300dpi) 203 dpi B-EX4D2-G/T (203dpi/300dpi) Default B-EX4T1-T JP (305dpi)
  • Page 80 [Print Method] Selects a print method. Other than B-EX4D2-G/T (203dpi/300dpi): Thermal Transfer Default B-EX4D2-G/T (203dpi/300dpi): Direct Thermal B-EX4T1-G/T (203dpi/305dpi) / B-EX4T1-T JP (305dpi): Thermal Transfer, Thermal Transfer (Ribbon Saving), Direct Thermal, Direct Thermal (Head Up) Options B-EX4T2-G/T (203dpi/300dpi) / B-EX4T2-H (600dpi):...
  • Page 81 [Label Length] Sets the effective print length of media. Default 74 mm Other than B-EX4T2-H (600dpi) / B-EX4T3-H (600dpi): 8 to 1498 mm Range B-EX4T2-H (600dpi) / B-EX4T3-H (600dpi): 8 to 498 mm [Label Gap] Sets the length of the gap between labels. Default 2 mm Range...
  • Page 82 [Test Print] The printer performs a test print on the specified conditions. When this button is clicked, the processing starts. When the processing starts, the progress status screen is displayed. When the processing is completed, the completion screen is displayed. This function is executed only when the printer is in the online mode and in the idle state.
  • Page 83: Emulation

    Emulation The Emulation menu enables configuring or obtaining the Z Mode/D Mode parameter settings. When the [Emulation] icon on the menu icon area is clicked, each menu is displayed. Support printer:  B-EX4T1-G/T (203dpi/305dpi)  B-EX4T2-G/T (203dpi/300dpi)  B-EX4D2-G/T (203dpi/300dpi) ...
  • Page 84: Z Mode System Parameter Setting

    Z Mode Parameter Tab Sets the Z Mode system parameter. The same settings those for the printer can be set. [Label length] Printer Range Default B-EX4T1-G/T (203dpi/305dpi) 10.0 to 1500.0 mm 105.0 B-EX4T2-G/T (203dpi/300dpi) B-EX4D2-G/T (203dpi/300dpi) B-EX4T2-H (600dpi) 10.0 to 500.0 mm 105.0...
  • Page 85 [Ribbon] Printer Range Default B-EX4T1-G/T (203dpi/305dpi) WITHOUT RIBBON WITH RIBBON WITH RIBBON SAVE SAVE WITH RIBBON WITHOUT RIBBON H B-EX4T2-G/T (203dpi/300dpi) WITHOUT RIBBON WITH RIBBON B-EX4D2-G/T (203dpi/300dpi) WITH RIBBON B-EX4T2-H (600dpi) [Print mode] Printer Range Default B-EX4T1-G/T (203dpi/305dpi) NO CUT...
  • Page 86 [Calib. after power on] Printer Range Default B-EX4T1-G/T (203dpi/305dpi) CALIBRATE CALIBRATE B-EX4T2-G/T (203dpi/300dpi) SHORT CALIBRATE B-EX4D2-G/T (203dpi/300dpi) SET LENGTH B-EX4T2-H (600dpi) NONE FEED [Calib. after head close] Printer Range Default B-EX4T1-G/T (203dpi/305dpi) CALIBRATE CALIBRATE B-EX4T2-G/T (203dpi/300dpi) SHORT CALIBRATE B-EX4D2-G/T (203dpi/300dpi)
  • Page 87 [RFID offset print] Printer Range Default B-EX4T1-G/T(203dpi/305dpi) NONE NONE B-EX4T2-G/T (203dpi/300dpi) WITHOUT BACKFEED B-EX4D2-G/T (203dpi/300dpi) WITH BACKFEED B-EX4T2-H (600dpi) [LABEL SHIFT] Printer Range Default B-EX4T1-G/T(203dpi/305dpi) -999.9 to +999.9 mm B-EX4T2-G/T (203dpi/300dpi) B-EX4D2-G/T (203dpi/300dpi) B-EX4T2-H (600dpi) ----- Code setting ----- 1. Control prefix(~) Range: 00 to FF (hexadecimal) 2.
  • Page 88  Download menu [Start block] Sets the parameter saving area. Other than B-EX4T2-H (600dpi) : 3 Default B-EX4T2-H (600dpi) : 2 Range 0 to 23 [Active Emulation after download] When it is selected, Emulation starts after downloading. [Start to send] Starts the parameter download.
  • Page 89: Z Mode Initial Values & Table Setting

    Z Mode Initial values & table setting The Z Mode default value, font mapping table and drive allocation can be set. Z Mode InitValue Tab Sets the default value if the command or parameter is omitted in Z Mode and the movement in a converter. <Setting item>...
  • Page 90 [Field(FP)] group [Text rotation] Default Normal(Left to right) Option Normal(Left to right), Vertical, Reverse(Right to left) [Inter-character space] Default Range 0 to 999 [Serialization(S)] group [INC/DEC] Default Range -9999999999 to 9999999999 [Zero suppress] Default Checked(zero suppress) Option Checked(zero suppress), Not check(Not zero suppress) [Unit(MU)] group [Unit] Default...
  • Page 91 [Code Page(CI)] group [Character set] Default Range 0 to 30 [Label(LH,LS,PM,PO,PF,LT)] group [X position of label home position] Default Range 0 to 9999 [Y position of label home position] Default Range 0 to 9999 [Label rotation / Mirror print] Default Bottom first Option Bottom first, Top first, Bottom first mirror print, Top first mirror print...
  • Page 92 [GETCMDZB] group [Get data form] Default Receive buffer Option Receive buffer, BASIC application Receive buffer: Standard option for Z Mode. (Basically, do not change the setting.) The converter firmware analyzes the data in the receive buffer and converts into a command. BASIC Application: If data cannot be converted into a command in Z Mode, a BASIC application is used to modify a received command so that the converter firmware can convert it into a command.
  • Page 93: Z Mode Fonttable Tab

    Z Mode FontTable Tab <Button> [Add] Adds a new line to the font conversion table. When a font code (a character from 0 to 9 and A to Z) assigned to an added font is not determined (in the case CW command is used), add a new line and enter an appropriate value for the added font. [Change] Changes an existing setting.
  • Page 94 [Get printer param.] Retrieves the settings from the printer. (Settings of all pages will be retrieved.) Note: If no Initial Values & Table files have been sent to the printer before, no data cannot be obtained from the printer. [Reset to default] Restores all settings to the default.
  • Page 95 TPCL font Item Description Selects a TEC font type from the following 4 types: B: Bitmap Font type O: Outline G: Writable character T: TrueType Specifies a TEC font which the Zebra font is converted into. Font Code Note: Set a proper value according to the External Equipment Interface Specification (TPCL command manual).
  • Page 96 Item Description space = 0.1%, 0% = No correction) Note: Be sure to set “0” for the bitmap/writable character Specifies the storage location of the selected TEC font. Drive (Store in) Note: Set a proper value according to the External Equipment Interface Specification (TPCL command manual).
  • Page 97: Z Mode Drivemapping Tab

    Z Mode DriveMapping Tab Sets how to assign the printer driver specified in the command to the one in TPCL. <Setting items> [TPCL drive] Sets the TPCL drive corresponding to the ZPL drive. <Button> [Load] Reads the settings from a specified file. (Settings of all pages will be read.) [Save] Saves the settings in a specified file.
  • Page 98: Z Mode Responsecommand Tab

    Z Mode ResponseCommand Tab Sets the response data to the ZPL command. <Setting items> [HI command] Sets the response data to the HI command. [HM command] Sets the response data to the HM command. [HS-1 command] Sets the response data to the HS-1 command. [HS-2 command] Sets the response data to the HS-2 command.
  • Page 99 [HQES command] Sets the response data to the HQES command. [HQHA command] [Sets the response data to the HQHA command. [HQJT command] Sets the response data to the HQJT command. [HQPP command] Sets the response data to the HQPP command. [HQSN command] Sets the response data to the HQSN command.
  • Page 100 Data Character string Response data Command length Variable (e.g.) Available RAM size Currently available RAM size length Only numeric values are effective. Omissible For details, refer to ZPLI II Manual. Enter bit HS String 1 Communication Setting data in the Decimal ASCII format. Omissible (e.g.) 7 bit is ON.
  • Page 101 Data Character string Response data Command length Temperature range 1: Abnormal (Low temperature) Omissible Only numeric values are effective. Comma Temperature range 1: Abnormal (High temperature) Omissible Only numeric values are effective. For details, refer to ZPLI II Manual. Enter bit HS String 2 Function settings data in the Decimal ASCII format.
  • Page 102 Data Character string Response data Command length Variable The number of labels unprinted Labels remaining in batch length Only numeric values are effective. Omissible Comma Format while printing flag Omissible Only numeric values are effective. Comma Variable The number of stored graphics Number of graphic images stored in memory length...
  • Page 103 Data Character string Response data Command length “PLEASE CLEAN PRINT HEAD” Variable HQMI Clean message length Max. 63 bytes Omissible Comma “PLEASE REPLACE PRINT HEAD” Variable Replace message length Max. 63 bytes Omissible Variable Printing distance HQOD Total nonresettable length Only numeric values are effective.
  • Page 104 Data Character string Response data Command length 18 bytes or more: The 19th and later bytes are omitted. Character HQPP Manufacturer string 30 bytes or more: The 31st and later bytes Max. 30 are omitted. bytes Comma Character Command string 30 bytes or more: The 31st and later bytes Max.
  • Page 105  Download menu [Start block] Sets the parameter saving area. Other than B-EX4T2-H (600dpi) : 4 Default B-EX4T2-H (600dpi) : 3 Range 0 to 23 [Active Emulation after download] When it is selected, Emulation starts after downloading. [Start to send] Starts the parameter download.
  • Page 106: D Mode Initial Values Setting

    D Mode Initial values setting The D Mode default value can be set. D Mode InitValue Tab Sets the default value if the command or parameter is omitted in D Mode and the movement in a converter. <Setting item> [Backup (Reverse) Speed] Default 3.0 ips Option...
  • Page 107 [Comm TOF Commands] Default Enable Option Disable, Enable [Continuous Label Length] Default 4.00 Range 0.4 to 59.05 [Control Codes] Default Standard Option Standard、Alternate、Alternate-2 [Disable Symbol Set Selection] Default Disable Option Disable、Enable [Feed Speed] Default 5.0 ips Option 3.0 ips, 5.0 ips, 6.0 ips, 8.0 ips, 10.0 ips [Feedback Mode] デフォルト値...
  • Page 108 [Media Type] Other than B-EX4D2-G/T (203dpi/300dpi): Thermal Transfer Default B-EX4D2-G/T (203dpi/300dpi): Direct Other than B-EX4D2-G/T (203dpi/300dpi): Direct, Thermal Transfer Option B-EX4D2-G/T (203dpi/300dpi): Direct [Peel Mode] Default Disable Option Disable, Enable [Present Distance] Default 0.00 Range 0.00 to 4.00 [Print Speed] Default 5.0 ips Option...
  • Page 109 <Button> [Load] Reads the settings from a specified file. (Settings of all pages will be read.) [Save] Saves the settings in a specified file. (Settings of all pages will be saved.) [Download] Downloads the settings to the printer. (Settings of all pages will be downloaded.) [Get printer param.] Retrieves the settings from the printer.
  • Page 110: D Mode Responsecommand Tab

    D Mode ResponseCommand Tab Sets the response data to the D Mode command. <Setting items> [Interpreter busy (imaging)] Default None Option None, Yes, No [Paper out or fault] Default None Option None, Yes, No [Ribbon out or fault] Default None Option None, Yes, No [Printing batch]...
  • Page 111 Default None Option None, Yes, No [(Internal) Rewinder out or fault] Default None Option None, Yes, No [Cutter Fault] Default None Option None, Yes, No [Paper Out] Default None Option None, Yes, No [Ribbon Saver Fault] Default None Option None, Yes, No [Print Head Up] Default None...
  • Page 112 [Download] Downloads the settings to the printer. (Settings of all pages will be downloaded.) [Get printer param.] Retrieves the settings from the printer. (Settings of all pages will be retrieved.) Note: If no Initial Values files have been sent to the printer before, no data cannot be obtained from the printer.
  • Page 113: Appendix

    5. Appendix Error Message List Message Explanation Login Dialog The password is not correct. The entered password is incorrect. Enter a correct password. The password is case-sensitive. Password Change Dialog The old password is not correct. The entered password and the currently effective Enter a correct password.
  • Page 114 Selected file is not a monochrome bitmap file. The specified file is not a monochrome bitmap file. Select a file in the correct format. The specified file exceeds the maximum width or The width or height of the bitmap exceeds the maximum height of the external character.

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