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TD Bridge
Technical Reference Guide
TD Bridge Overview
Install
Setting
Development Guide for a
Cooperative Application
Appendix
M00009311
Rev.L

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    TD Bridge Technical Reference Guide TD Bridge Overview Install Setting Development Guide for a Cooperative Application Appendix M00009311 Rev.L...

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    Seiko Epson Corporation’s operating and maintenance instructions.  Seiko Epson Corporation shall not be liable against any damages or problems arising from the use of any options or any consumable products other than those designated as Original EPSON Products or EPSON Approved Products by Seiko Epson Corporation.

  • Page 3: For Your Safety

    Purpose This guide is aimed to provide necessary information for development engineers who take charge of developing a disc publishing system using Discproducer (PP-100II / PP-100 / PP-100AP / PP-100N / PP-50BD / PP-7050BD). Contents This guide consists of the following chapters.

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Starting TD Bridge ..............24 Setting.........25 ■ TD Bridge Settings............25 ■ Setting Items List ............28 Setting EPSON Total Disc Setup........30 Setting EPSON Total Disc Net Administrator ....34 Setting the Work Folder............36 Setting the Printer Driver............ 37...

  • Page 5: Td Bridge Overview

    You need to develop a cooperative application for controlling TD Bridge. Then you can publish CD/DVD discs directly from your system. EPSON Total Disk Maker is required for using TD Bridge. For more details on EPSON Total Disc Maker, see Discproducer User's Guide.

  • Page 6: System Conceptual Diagram

    System Conceptual Diagram Your cooperative application and TD Bridge work together as shown below. Your Cooperative Application File Creates/Gets status Gets status Creates/Gets status In the same computer List Specifying path Monitoring Folder Write Specifies data Label design Reads/Updates status Updates status Reads/Updates status TD Bridge...

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    Chapter 1 TD Bridge Overview Check during Starts writing Prepare Set data Preprocessing operation Preprocessing Start writing/printing This is to check if there are discrepancies in the job information, After the printer gets ready, writing and printing starts. and to create the image data of the disc and send it to the server The job information is written to a STF (*1).

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    Your Cooperative Application moves it to the monitoring folder. (2) When a JDF file is found in the folder, cancel processing is started. (3) A cancel command is sent to EPSON Total Disc Moved into In the same computer monitoring folder Maker.

  • Page 9: Error Handling

    Log folder TD Bridge Disc image data Error during EPSON Total Disc Maker preprocessing Error during operation Discproducer Registering another job during operation You can register another job during operation. When a JDF file is created and moved to the monitoring folder using the cooperative application, preprocessing is performed and the JDF file is changed to RJD file.

  • Page 10: Status Check Method

    Activate EPSON Total Disc Monitor on a computer connected to Discproducer to check the status. This cannot be automated by the cooperative application. • EPSON Total Disc Monitor allows you to check status of jobs performed directly by EPSON Total Disc Maker in addition to jobs using the cooperative application. •...

  • Page 11: System Requirements

    EPSON Total Disc Maker Ver 6.0 must be installed on the same computer. The cooperative application does not need to be installed on the same computer. EPSON Total Disc Maker must be used by the user who started TD Bridge.

  • Page 12: Number Of Discproducer Units Connectable

    No. of units to be No. of units to which Model connected a job is issued Operation Mode simultaneously simultaneously PP-100II Max. 6 units Max. 6 units Standard Mode, External Output Mode, Batch Mode PP-100 Max. 6 units Max. 6 units...

  • Page 13: Available Disc Types

    Chapter 1 TD Bridge Overview Available Disc Types The table below shows the available disc types and formats. Item Specification Disc types CD-R 650MB/700MB DVD-R 4.7GB (one side, one layer) DVD+R 4.7GB (one side, one layer) DVD-R DL 8.5GB (one side, two layers) DVD+R DL 8.5GB (one side, two layers) BD-R 25GB (one side, one layers) BD-R DL 50GB (one side, two layers)

  • Page 14: System Building Examples

    Case 1: Photo studio Explanation of the system Applications location: EPSON Total Disc Maker and TD Bridge are installed on a computer connected to PP-100. The cooperative application is installed on another computer that controls the photo developing system. Write/print data location: The write data (customer’s photo data) is stored on the computer that controls photo...

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    Chapter 1 TD Bridge Overview (5) The cooperative application creates the CD label print data using the selected label design merged with the selected photo. (6) PP-100 writes selected photo data to a CD. (7) The created label print image is printed on the CD. (8) The completed CD is handed to the customer from the clerk.

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    Case 2: Backup / Archive Explanation of the system Applications location: The cooperative application, EPSON Total Disc Maker, and TD Bridge are installed on a backup computer connected to PP-100. Write/print data location: The write data is stored on servers.

  • Page 17: System Building Example Using Pp-100n

    Case 3: Photo studio Explanation of the system Applications location: The cooperative application, EPSON Total Disc Maker, and TD Bridge are installed on a computer. The cooperative application is installed on another computer that controls the photo developing system. Write/print data location: The write data (customer’s photo data) is stored on the computer that controls photo...

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    Case 4: Backup / Archive Explanation of the system Applications location: The cooperative application, EPSON Total Disc Maker, and TD Bridge are installed on a computer. Write/print data location: The write data is stored on servers. The print data is stored on the backup computer.

  • Page 19: Added Functions Of Td Bridge Ver 6.0

    Chapter 1 TD Bridge Overview Added Functions of TD Bridge Ver 6.0 Functions that have been added to TD Bridge Ver 6.0 are described below. If you are using TD Bridge Ver 5.0 or earlier, it is recommended that you upgrade. ❏...

  • Page 20: Restrictions

    Restrictions ❏ Pausing a job cannot be made by the cooperative application. Use EPSON Total Disc Monitor to interrupt the job. ❏ While a job is processed, another job cannot interrupt the ongoing job, and publishing discs directly from EPSON Total Disc Maker cannot be made.

  • Page 21: Install

    Install This chapter explains how to install TD Bridge. Install Procedure TD Bridge must be installed on the computer on which EPSON Total Disc Maker has already been installed. Installing TD Bridge Follow the procedure below to install TD Bridge.

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    Tick the checkbox for “I accept the terms of the license agreement”, and click [Next]. Check Click Confirm the destination folder and click [Next]. If you need to change the destination folder, click [Change] to browse and specify the target folder, and click [Next]. Click Confirm the location of folder to be monitored by TD Bridge and click [Next].

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    Chapter 2 Install Click [Install]. Click Click [Finish]. When you do not use TD Bridge immediately after the installation, uncheck the checkbox for “Starts EPSON TD Bridge”, and click [Finish]. Click...

  • Page 24: Starting Td Bridge

     Version check for EPSON Total Disc Maker Checks the version of EPSON Total Disc Maker, and if it is not supported, the message is displayed accordingly. In such a case, install EPSON Total Disc Maker Ver 6.0 or later again.

  • Page 25: Setting

    Make sure to install TD Bridge as an administrator. Otherwise, the settings can be checked but can not be changed. Click [Start] - [All Programs] - [EPSON TD Bridge] - [EPSON TD Bridge] - [EPSON TD Bridge Environment Settings] to open the [EPSON TD Bridge Environment Settings] window.

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    This allows you to select whether to minimize the EPSON Total Disc Monitor window that is displayed when a job is issued. Tick the checkbox for this option to run EPSON Total Disc Monitor with its window minimized. Default output device When you connecting multiple Discproducer duplicators, this allows you to specify the default one.

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    Chapter 3 Setting ❏ Model-specific Settings (General) Setting Item Explanation Print Setting Print Mode Setting Select the print quality from the following two options; “Quality” (for the best print quality) and “Speed” (for the highest print speed). If specified in both job description files and the environment settings screen, the setting of job description files is prioritized.

  • Page 28: Setting Items List

    Category Setting Item Environment Total Disc Remarks Disc Net Driver Settings Maker Administrator ● Settings related Publishing mode to PP-100II/ PP-100II/PP-100/ PP-100/ PP-100N/ PP-100N/ ● PP-50BD/ PP-50BD/ PP-7050BD disc PP-7050BD type operations Disc type to be The disc type in the stacker...

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    -- : Making the setting is impossible The setting items listed above are those available on the listed applications. The JDF file includes more setting items, but those are omitted here. For explanation on the working folder, see “Setting EPSON Total Disc Maker”.

  • Page 30: Setting Epson Total Disc Setup

    Setting EPSON Total Disc Setup EPSON Total Disc Setup allows you to configure major setting for publishing discs, such as PP-100II / PP-100 / PP-100AP / PP- 50BD / PP-7050BD operation mode selection, source/output stackers selection.  For PP-100N, settings other than the name cannot be changed.

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    Chapter 3 Setting PP-100II / PP-100 EPSON Total Disc Setup Properties window is displayed. In the window, the following settings can be made. Setting Item Explanation Name You can change the name of PP-100II / PP-100. The name is used to be specified in the JDF file using Publisher key.

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    (an error occurs during error writing). This helps you to separate the failed discs from the normal ones. PP-100AP EPSON Total Disc Setup Properties window is displayed. In the window, the following settings can be made. Setting Item Explanation Name You can change the name of PP-100AP.

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    Chapter 3 Setting PP-50BD / PP-7050BD EPSON Total Disc Setup Properties window is displayed. In the window, the following settings can be made. Setting Item Explanation Name You can change the name of PP-50BD / PP-7050BD. The name is used to be specified in the JDF file using Publisher key.

  • Page 34: Setting Epson Total Disc Net Administrator

    EPSON Total Disc Net Administrator allows you to configure major setting for publishing discs, such as PP-100N operation mode selection, source/output stackers selection.  EPSON Total Disc Net Administrator is not available for PP-100II / PP-100 / PP-100AP / PP-50BD / PP- 7050BD.

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    Chapter 3 Setting Select [System settings] - [Output device]. Following settings can be made. Setting Item Explanation Device name You can change the name of PP-100N. Publish Mode Select the publishing mode from the following three options; “Standard Mode Mode”, “External Output Mode”, and “Batch Mode”. See the PP-100N User’s Guide for more information on the publishing mode.

  • Page 36: Setting The Work Folder

    Publishing” of Total Disc Setup. Written data and print data are applied to the image file in this folder. Make sure there is enough free space. Click [Start]-[All Programs]-[EPSON Total Disc Maker]-[EPSON Total Disc Setup] to start EPSON Total Disc Setup. The [User Account Control] screen is displayed (Excluding Windows XP / Windows Server 2003).

  • Page 37: Setting The Printer Driver

    The printer driver allows you to configure various print settings. This section explains only about the required settings to be used by the cooperative application. Click [Start]-[All Programs]-[EPSON Total Disc Maker]-[EPSON Total Disc Maker] to start EPSON Total Disc Maker. When EPSON Total Disc Maker is started, click [Publish] - [Tool] - [Print Setting].

  • Page 39: Development Guide For A Cooperative Application

    Chapter 4 Development Guide for a Cooperative Application Development Guide for a Cooperative Application This chapter describes necessary information on how to create a cooperative application. Functions of a Cooperative Application Incorporate the following functions to the cooperative application. Functions Description Creating a JDF file/Copying to the Monitoring Used to print/write to discs.

  • Page 40: Jdf File

    If you need to grasp more detailed status of a job, monitor the STF file using your cooperative application. The job status and Discproducer status also can be checked on the EPSON Total Disc Monitor screen. Cooperative Application...

  • Page 41: Jdf File Contents Example

    Chapter 4 Development Guide for a Cooperative Application JDF File Contents Example The JDF file shown below is for burning 10 CDs, making merge print on each of them, and ejecting them to the Stacker 2. Comment line # Making data CD JOB_ID=001 PUBLISHER=Publisher 0 COPIES=10...

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    The JDF file shown below is for burning one Audio CD, printing the label, and ejecting the CD to the Stacker 4. Merge print is not specified. JOB_ID=004 PUBLISHER=Publisher 0 COPIES=1 OUT_STACKER=4 DISC_TYPE=CD AUDIO_TRACK=PATH:C:\audiodata\musicfile1.wav (TAB) TITLE:music1 Instructions for (TAB) PERFORMER:Singer (TAB) PREGAP:150 burning audio files AUDIO_TRACK=PATH:C:\audiodata\musicfile2.wav (TAB) TITLE:music2 (TAB) PERFORMER:Singer (TAB) PREGAP:150...

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    In the contents example below, Read Back Plug-in is called. 10 data-written discs placed in the stacker 1 will be read, and then files read from each will be stored in "c:\readdata". A disc from which all the files in it have been read will be ejected to the stacker 2. (Only in PP-100II / PP-50BD / PP-7050BD) JOB_ID=007...

  • Page 44: Setting Item List

    JCF file.) When no job ID is specified, TD Bridge will automatically create the ID. ● ● PUBLISHER Specify a name of Use the name registered by EPSON Total Disc 64 characters Machine names Arbitrary disc publishing Setup. registered by...

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    "DVD", "DVD-DL" a single-layer DVD, specify "DVD". To publish a dual-layer DVD, specify "DVD- DL". [When the output device is PP-100II / PP-50BD / PP-7050BD (Non-Error Rate Measurement Mode)] To publish a CD, specify "CD". To publish a single-layer DVD, specify "DVD". To publish a dual-layer DVD, specify "DVD-...

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    Except PP- PP-100AP Available Maximum Necessary/ 100AP, Key Explanation How to specify the setting characters name characters Arbitrary available available (strings) Yes/No Yes/No ● CLOSE_DIS Specify whether to Specify "YES" when closing the disc after Three "YES" or "NO" Arbitrary close (finalize) the burning.

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    Necessary the directory path to installed. path the label data file. A file made with EPSON Total Disc Maker (Arbitrary for PP-100 (.tdd), or a PRN/ BMP/JPEG/TIFF/PNG file is / PP-100N / PP-50BD specified for a label file. / PP-7050BD,...

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    Specifies the Plug-in For Read Back Plug-in, specifies One-byte Arbitrary to execute. "EPSONTotalDiscReader". characters numerical "EPSONTotalDiscReader" can be executed characters, "_" only in PP-100II / PP-50BD / PP-7050BD. ● PLUG_IN_P Specifies the "PLUG_IN_PARAMETER" on page 4-49. 1024 Characters that Arbitrary ARAMETER...

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    Chapter 4 Development Guide for a Cooperative Application PLUG_IN_PARAMETER Parameters to be specified in Read Back Plug-in are shown below. To specify multiple parameters, separate each with " " (a single-byte space). Content to be Necessary/ Description Setting example specified Arbitrary Read back type Specifies whether to read files written in a disc as-is or...

  • Page 50: Recording Formats And Restrictions

    Recording Formats and Restrictions Maximum characters Maximum Recording Unusable characters (strings) for folder Formats a file/folder name File name Folder name hierarchies ISO9660L2 "a to z" [ ] \ ^ ' { } | @ # $ ~ / : * ? " < > ; 31 characters 31 characters (including periods, and three...

  • Page 51: Specifying Track Information On Audio Cd

    Chapter 4 Development Guide for a Cooperative Application Specifying Track Information on Audio CD The following explains how to specify the track information on Audio CDs. If you want to write more than one piece of track information, repeat specification and line feed for the number of tracks you want. AUDIO_TRACK=PATH:musicfile(TAB)TITLE:tracktitle(TAB)PERFORMER:trackartist(TAB)PREGAP ...

  • Page 52: Creating Data Discs - Specifying Write Data File/folder

    Creating Data Discs - Specifying write data file/folder The following explains how to specify source write data file/folder and the destination. Style: DATA=source file/folder(TAB)destination Source: Specify a directory path to the desired source file/folder from the computer on which TD Bridge installed. When a folder is specified, all files and sub folders under the specified folder are regarded as the source to be written to a disc.

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    Chapter 4 Development Guide for a Cooperative Application Examples ❏ Case 1: When writing a file (C:\abc\data.txt) into a folder (abc) located directly under the disc root directory. Style: DATA=C:\abc\data.txt(TAB)abc\data.txt The folder (abc) in the destination does not need to be specified. It is automatically created. ❏...

  • Page 54: Creating A Label File

    Follow the procedure below to create a label file using EPSON Total Disc Maker. (For usage of EPSON Total Disc Maker and the types of image files which can be specified, refer to "Discproducer user's guide" or the help section of "EPSON Total Disc Maker".

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    Chapter 4 Development Guide for a Cooperative Application To enter text, click [Edit Item] tab. Text can be entered and edited. Select the text icon and drag in the edit box to edit text you entered. Text icon Font type, size and color can be selected The layout can be adjusted Click [File] - [Save].

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    Creating with another application Create a label file using your other applications than EPSON Total Disc Maker. Create a file as BMP/JPEG/TIFF/PNG. Print image When a created label file size is the same as the print area of the disc (1700  1700), the print image is as shown below.

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    Chapter 4 Development Guide for a Cooperative Application When the label file is a rectangle, it is enlarged/reduced keeping the aspect ratio, so that the long side becomes the same as the diameter of the disc print area (1700  1700). Also, margins appear on the left, right, top or bottom of the print area. Image before printing Image after printing Print area of the disc...

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    Specifying the print area If the file type of the label file is any one of BMP/JPEG/TIFF/PNG, the outside/Inside diameter of the print area can be specified. This setting is optional. Specify the print area within the area of disc label printing. If the outside of the label printing area is specified, ink may contaminate the surroundings.

  • Page 59: Merge Print Of Text

    Chapter 4 Development Guide for a Cooperative Application Merge Print of Text What is merge print? Text items of a label file are printed by being replaced with texts written in a text item file. Label file Print result with merged text (image1.tdd) Text item {Title}...

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    Edit text item in the label file using EPSON Total Disc Maker. Click [Start] - [All Programs] - [EPSON Total Disc Maker] - [EPSON Total Disc Maker] to start EPSON Total Disc Maker. Open a label file to be used as the background, and click [Label] and select [Edit Item] tab.

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    Chapter 4 Development Guide for a Cooperative Application ➔ Enclose the character string with "{ }" (example: Title {Title}). The character string enclosed with "{ }" is regarded as a text item to be replaced with text data for merge print. Edit the font size, type and color.

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    Creating a Text Item File A text item file is a file of character data to be printed. Arrange the file by following the steps below. Item Content File type Text (ANSI) format File name Optional File extensions that are not CDN, CER, DON, ERR, INP, JCF, JDF, available RJD, STP...

  • Page 63: Merge Print Of Barcodes

    Chapter 4 Development Guide for a Cooperative Application Merge Print of Barcodes What is merge print of barcodes? Barcode items in a label file are printed by being replaced with barcode values written in a text item file. Label file Print result with merged text (image2.tdd) Input text...

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    Edit barcode item in the label file using EPSON Total Disc Maker. Click [Start] - [All Programs] - [EPSON Total Disc Maker] - [EPSON Total Disc Maker] to start EPSON Total Disc Maker. Open a label file to be used as the background, and click [Label] and select [Edit Item] tab.

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    Chapter 4 Development Guide for a Cooperative Application Edit the barcode item. Edit the barcode type, entry method, and HRI character position. (See “Text” for how to input) Select the barcode type. Select the entry method. Select the HRI character position.

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    Click [File] - [Save as] to save the label file under a desired name. The extension of the saved label file is "TDD". For merge print, specify the TDD file in the JDF file. Creating a Text Item File A text item file is a file of character data to be printed. Arrange the file by following the steps below. Item Content File type...

  • Page 67: Merge Print Of Images

    Chapter 4 Development Guide for a Cooperative Application Merge Print of Images What is merge print of images? Image items in a label file are printed by being replaced with barcode values written in a text item file. Label file Print result with merged text (image3.tdd) Item ID...

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    Edit image item in the label file using EPSON Total Disc Maker. Click [Start] - [All Programs] - [EPSON Total Disc Maker] - [EPSON Total Disc Maker] to start EPSON Total Disc Maker. Open a label file to be used as the background, and click [Label] and select [Edit Item] tab.

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    Chapter 4 Development Guide for a Cooperative Application The item ID dialog box appears. Enter any item ID (example: IMAGE) and then click the [OK] button. Use only one-byte alphanumeric characters, "-", and "_" for the item ID. The item ID is not case-sensitive. The image item will appear as slanted lines, but the image will be printed on the disk.

  • Page 70: Merge Print Of Text / Barcode / Image Item

    Creating a Text Item File A text item file is a file of character data to be printed. Arrange the file by following the steps below. Item Content File type Text (ANSI) format File name Optional File extensions that are not CDN, CER, DON, ERR, INP, JCF, JDF, available RJD, STP...

  • Page 71: Executing A Plug-in

    This expanded program is called a Plug-in. TD Bridge Ver.5.0 or later provides Read Back Plug-in for reading data-written discs. For more details on Read Back Plug-in, see the help section of "EPSON Total Disc Maker". Setting up the JDF file Write the PLUGIN_ID of the Plug-in to execute and the parameter(s) to pass to the Plug-in.

  • Page 72: Stf File

    ❏ Jobs created from EPSON Total Disc Maker without using TD Bridge are not written in the STF file. ❏ The ink level information is not suitable for calculating the number of sheets that are printable with the...

  • Page 73: Stf File Status Transition

    Chapter 4 Development Guide for a Cooperative Application STF File Status Transition The contents of a STF file changes four times with the progress of the job; before accepting a job, preprocessing the job, processing the job, and after completion of the job. Some statuses will not appear with some models. For the details, see page (4) After completion of a job (1) Before accepting a job...

  • Page 74: Correspondence Table Of Stf File Status Per Model

    Correspondence table of STF file status per model The table below lists the contents (job statuses) written in the STF file. Model name Section name Key name ● ● ● ● ● ● ACTIVE_JOB JOB[N] * [N] stands for a number that starts from 1.

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    Chapter 4 Development Guide for a Cooperative Application Model name Section name Key name ● ● ● ● ● ● PUBLISHER[N] PRINTER_STATUS ● ● ● ● ● ● PRINTED_COPIES ● ● ● ● ● ● PRINTABLE_COPIES ● ● MAINTENANCE_BOX_FREE_SPACE ● ●...

  • Page 76: Stf File Status

    STF File Status The table below lists the contents (job statuses) written in the STF file. Output values that indicate Change Section name Key name Explanation status timing ACTIVE_JOB JOB[N] Among the jobs that TD Bride has Job IDs of jobs being processed or being When a job is * [N] stands for a received, job IDs being processed or...

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    * This key is not written for completed jobs. PUBLISHER[N] NAME The publishing machine names Publishing machine name Always appears as registered by EPSON Total Disc Setup are long as registered This is an written. machine exists information of each STACKER1 The remaining amount of discs in the The percentage ("0"...

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    Output values that indicate Change Section name Key name Explanation status timing PUBLISHER[N] The ID of the device is output. Registration ID Always appears as The format is "{EPPUBYYYYMMDD_XXX}" long as registered * YYYYMMDD is the date of registration machine exists (4-digit year, 2-digit month, 2-digit day) *XXX is the serial number.

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    Chapter 4 Development Guide for a Cooperative Application Output values that indicate Change Section name Key name Explanation status timing PUBLISHER[N] PRINTABLE_COPIES The minimum number that the device When the number of printable pages is When ink is con- can print is output. 1000 or more, "1000"...

  • Page 80

    When the device is connecting the host computer and the Other than USB3.0: "0" connected relevant device together is output. This item is output in PP-100II only. TDB_INFO TDB_ID A unique value identifying the currently TD Bridge identifier No change used TD bridge is output.

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    Chapter 4 Development Guide for a Cooperative Application Values Output to DETAIL_STATUS Key and Transition Diagram The DETAIL_STATUS key provides the detailed status of a job. The timing of changes to values output to the DETAIL_STATUS key is shown below. Monitors JDF file TD Bridge Reception starts...

  • Page 82

    Publishing done (9) Published No warning No error disc Publishing done but warning exists (10) Published Warning exists No error disc Publishing done but warning and error disc exist (11) Published Warning exists Error disc exists Resumption of operation Pause processing Pause operation from publishing =>...

  • Page 83: Error Codes And Remedies

    There is no publishing machine that has been registered. COPIES key JDF0300 [PP-100II / PP-100 / PP-100AP / PP-100N / PP-50BD] For the number of copies, a value outside the range of 1 to 1000 is specified for the COPIES key.

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    Job status Key name Error code Description Not accepted COMPARE key JDF0700 A value other than "YES" or "NO" is specified. CLOSE_DISC key JDF0800 A value other than "YES" or "NO" is specified. DATA key JDF0900 When any of the following is detected DATA_LIST key (1) The directory path for both the source and destination has not been specified using the DATA key.

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    Chapter 4 Development Guide for a Cooperative Application Job status Key name Error code Description Not accepted VIDEO key JDF1100 The publisher does not support the specified video file format. JDF1101 The video signals of the specified video file do not match with all tracks. JDF1103 The source video file size is too large for the specified disc type.

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    Job status Key name Error code Description Not accepted REPLACE_FIELD key JDF1600 The text data file specified using the REPLACE_FIELD key does not exist. JDF1601 The current user does not have read/write access to the data file specified by the REPLACE_FIELD key.

  • Page 87

    Chapter 4 Development Guide for a Cooperative Application Job status Key name Error code Description Not accepted AUDIO_TRACK key JDF1901 The total size of music data to be written and pregap is too large for the specified disc type. JDF1910 The specified music file format is not supported.

  • Page 88

    A value other than "1", "2", or "3" is set in the PRINT_MODE key. JDF2601 "2" or "3" is specified in the PRINT_MODE key, but the LABEL_TYPE key is not specified and the label type in the environment settings is "EPSON-certified CD/DVD label." PRINT_MODE key JDF2602 "2"...

  • Page 89

    The job is cancelled. After eliminating the cause of the error, issue the job again. Pause: The job is temporarily stopped. After eliminating the cause of the error, restart the job using EPSON Total Disc Monitor. Automatic recover: The job is temporarily stopped. When the cause of the error is removed, the job is automatically resumed.

  • Page 90

    Remedy: Upgrade the firmware of the concerning device. CAN018 The publishing mode specified by EPSON Total Disc Setup when issuing the job and the mode selected on the device are different. Remedy: Reset the publishing mode using the EPSON Total Disc Setup.

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    (2) Resume or cancel the paused job using EPSON Total Disc Monitor. STP001 Due to a write error, the number of write retries has reached that preset by EPSON Total Disc Setup. Remedy: (1) Check the blank discs in the source stacker.

  • Page 92

    Total Disc Setup has exceeded. Remedy: (1) Check the blank discs in the source stacker. (2) Resume or cancel the paused job using EPSON Total Disc Monitor. When the error still occurs, please contact the store where you purchased Discproducer or our customer service.

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    Chapter 4 Development Guide for a Cooperative Application Job status Job handling Error code Explanation and Remedies Accepted jobs Automatic recover RTN013 The number of discs in the stacker has exceeded the upper limit. Remedy: Remove discs so that the number of discs in the stacker falls within the limit. RTN014 The maintenance box cover is not placed correctly.

  • Page 94: Information Code List

    INFORMATION Code List The INFORMATION code represents the status of the registered Discproducer. When multiple statuses exist, all corresponding codes appear. Item INFORMATION code Explanation and Remedies Printer HPR000 A printer fatal error has occurred. Remedy: Turn off PP-100/PP-100N and turn it back on. HPR001 A printer maintenance error has occurred.

  • Page 95

    Chapter 4 Development Guide for a Cooperative Application Item INFORMATION code Explanation and Remedies Auto loader HAR000 Picking up a disc from the drive tray or the printer tray is failed. Remedy: Turn off Discproducer and turn it back on. HAR001 A disc is dropped while being picked up.

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    HST3002 Stacker 4 is set for the output stacker in standard mode and external output mode. However, the stacker 3 is installed instead. Remedy: [PP-100II / PP-100 / PP-100N / PP-100AP] Remove stacker 3. Disc cover HDC000 The disc cover is open.

  • Page 97: Jcf File

    Chapter 4 Development Guide for a Cooperative Application JCF File The JCF file is a file to give instructions for canceling an ongoing job or temporarily stopped job. This file needs to be created by your cooperative application. Specify a job ID of the job you want to cancel and move the file into the monitoring folder of TD Bridge.

  • Page 98: Log Function

    Log Function ❏ When a DON/ERR/CDN/CER file is in the monitoring folder (default: “Order”), the log folder is automatically created in the monitoring folder in one of two hours, and the DON/ERR/CDN/CER file moves to the log folder. ❏ Out of the INP files inside the monitoring folder, shift the ones which have STATUS=99 and ERROR=OTH000 for more than 60 minutes to the log folder (log) in 60 to 120 minutes.

  • Page 99: Pop-up Message List

    Clicked [OK] in the environment settings screen without specifying a monitoring folder. The path specified for the EPSON Total Disc Setup working folder does The path specified for the EPSON Total Disc Setup not exist or you do not have access to it.

  • Page 100

    Cancel not sufficient. Clicking Cancel cancels publishing, and exits TD Bridge. The error rate threshold of EPSON Total Disc Setup has not been set. Set The error rate threshold of EPSON Total Disc Setup has the threshold and click OK.

  • Page 101: Appendix

    Appendix Appendix Regarding the Open Source Software Copyright This product uses open source software in addition to the software for which Epson possesses the rights. Information related to the open source software used for this product is as follows: LGPL 1.

This manual also for:

Pp-100, Pp-100ap, Pp-50bd, Pp-7050bd, Pp-100n

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