Section 4: Operation Panel
4 - a) Outline of the Operation Panel
Appearance and composition
Function of each part
The functions of LCD and the three keys (Menu, Clear, Exe) are different for
Normal Mode ( after the power is turned ON and before entering the User Mode)
and for the User Mode. In the following table, the functions listed in the
[Normal] column is for Normal Mode and in the [User] column, for the User Mode.
Ready to Print
Shows the printer status.
Shows the selected menu or set values.
The lamp shows the printer is ready. While it is lighted,
communication with the host computer is possible.
Flushes while communicating.
Indicates Error. This alarms that the printer is in error.
Power ON indicator. This shows the power is ON.
Use this key when taking out the ribbon cassette before
the ribbon is finished. By pressing for 3 sec or longer, it moves to User Menu.
Use this key for the menu selection at the User Mode.
Use for clearing or resuming after releasing error.
By pressing for 3 sec., the printer is reset.
Depending on the system, it is used to stop continuous printing
when the message "Please wait ...Now Printing" is showing.
In some cases, it is used to change the set values.
Not used. Depending on the system, it may be used to print the data
which is stored in the memory of the printer
Use to execute the displayed items or to change the set
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RIBBON CHANGE / MENU Key