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TM Printer Driver
User's Manual
Rev. 1.61 November 30, 2000
SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION

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    TM Printer Driver User's Manual Rev. 1.61 November 30, 2000 SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION...

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    3.4.3. Set up print processor... 9 3.5. Installing the USB component ... 10 3.5.1. USB port driver installation ... 10 3.5.2. TM printer driver and USB port monitor installation... 10 3.6. Printer Settings ... 10 4.Main Specifications ...11 4.1. Printer Fonts ... 11 4.2.

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    6.1.3. Opening the Cash Drawer... 36 6.1.4. Print Bar code... 36 6.1.5. Cutting the Paper... 37 6.2. Controlling the Printer from Visual Basic (Ver. 4.0) ... 38 6.2.1. Selecting the Printer Driver ... 38 6.2.2. Selecting the Paper Source... 38 6.2.3.

  • Page 4: Foreword

    2.2. Euro support Operation System The Epson TM printer drivers can run on any of the following operating systems. Renew OS using the Euro support update file which is provided from Microsoft. But, Microsoft Windows98,Windows2000 doesn't have to renew an operating system using the update file.

  • Page 5: Printer, Customer Display

    The table on the following pages shows the correspondence between drivers, printers, customer display and paper types. Refer to the table to determine the driver(s) required to support the Epson printers, customer display and paper types that you plan to use.

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    - EPSON TM-xxxx Full cut - EPSON TM-xxxx Partial cut - EPSON TM-xxxx No cut - The TM-L60II/L60 label printer driver comes in two types, as follows. - EPSON TM-L60II (Single) (Press the FEED switch to proceed to printing of next label.) - EPSON TM-L60II (Plural) - Only the English edition of the Euro support model.

  • Page 7: Installing The Driver

    Select the COM or LPT port that you wish to use for the printer, and then click on Next. Type in the printer name you wish to use for this printer, and select whether to use this as your default printer (if applicable).

  • Page 8: Installing On Windows2000

    Select whether or not to print a test page, and then click on Finish, Click [Yes] on [Digital Signature Not Found] dialog box. When installation is finished, an icon with the name of the newly installed printer driver will appear in the Printers window.

  • Page 9: Print Processor

    Display a [Advanced] tag sheet and click a [Print Processor] button. Print Processor dialog is shown. Select a DMPROCES in the list box of print processor. Click a [OK] button. .Check [Print directly to the printer] radio button in [Advanced] page on printer propaties dialog box, and then click [OK]. TITLE...

  • Page 10: Installing The Usb Component

    When the old version of the TMUSB PortMonitor is already installed in Windows98, the new version of TMUSB PortMonitor cannot be normally installed. In this case, delete all printer drivers in the printer window. Then, after rebooting Windows98, install the TM printer driver.

  • Page 11: Main Specifications

    Three kinds of the xxx cpi font and the xxx cpi Ext and the xxx cpi Euro. font are prepared for by English edition Driver.. The character code of 128 bytes of 80H - FFH varies in the difference in these printer fonts. A xxx cpi font supports an ANSI character code.

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    English drivers only - TM-U210B/D - TM-U300C - TM-U230 Japanese and English drivers -TM-U950 -TM-U590 -TM-H5000II(Slip) English drivers only -TM-U925 TITLE EPSON Printer Fonts 16cpi[RED] 13.3cpi[RED] 8cpi[RED] 6.7cpi[RED] 16cpi[RED Ext.] 13.3cpi[RED Ext.] 8cpi[RED Ext.] 6.7cpi[RED Ext.] 16cpi[RED Euro] 13.3cpi[RED Euro] 8cpi[RED Euro] 6.7cpi[RED Euro]...

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    Printer Models Japanese drivers only -TM-T285 Japanese and English drivers -TM-T88II -TM-T88IIR -TM-H5000II(Receipt) Japanese and English drivers - TM-J8000 TITLE EPSON Printer Fonts 20cpi 15cpi 10cpi 7.5cpi Mintyo 7.5cpi Mintyo 3.8cpi 20cpi 15cpi 10cpi 7.5cpi 20cpi[Ext.] 15cpi[Ext.] 10cpi[Ext.] 7.5cpi[Ext.] 20cpi[Euro]...

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    Printer Models Japanese and English drivers -TM-L60II English drivers only -TM-L60 TITLE EPSON Printer Fonts 20cpi 15cpi 10cpi 7.5cpi 20cpi[Ext.] 15cpi[Ext.] 10cpi[Ext.] 7.5cpi[Ext.] 20cpi[Euro] 15cpi[Euro] 10cpi[Euro] 7.5cpi[Euro] 20cpi 15cpi 10cpi 7.5cpi 20cpi[Ext.] 15cpi[Ext.] 10cpi[Ext.] 7.5cpi[Ext.] TM Printer Driver User's Manual Sizes 9.5,19...

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    Printer Models Japanese and English drivers -TM-U295 English drivers only -TM-H6000(Receipt) English drivers only -TM-U675 -TM-H6000(Slip) English drivers only -TM-H6000(Endorse) TITLE EPSON Printer Fonts 16cpi 13.3cpi 8cpi 6.7cpi 16cpi[Ext.] 13.3cpi[Ext.] 8cpi[Ext.] 6.7cpi[Ext.] 16cpi[Euro] 13.3cpi[Euro] 8cpi[Euro] 6.7cpi[Euro] 20cpi 15cpi 10cpi 7.5cpi 20cpi[Ext.]...

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    - Fonts used with US drivers are either "non-extended" and "extended." (Extended fonts are marked by the "Ext." suffix in the table above.) If you are using an extended font, character codes 80H and above will print extended characters. If you are using a non-extended font, these codes are assigned to special printer functions (as described TITLE...

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    - The Euro font does support printing of TM PrinterDriver English edition. But, in the TM printer driver of TM-U200B/L60, it isn't supporting Euro Font. -For Printer Model: TM-U675/H6000, both xxxcpi printer font and xxxcpi[Ext.] printer font of these printer model use CP1252 of MS-Windows code page.

  • Page 18: Bar-code Printing

    TM-T285, TM-T88II, TM-T88IIR, TM-L6011, TM-L60, TM-H5000II, TM-J8000, TM-H6000, TM-U675 Bar-code printer drivers are available for each of these printers. To print a bar code on these printers, you simply select the font whose name corresponds to the desired bar-code type.

  • Page 19: Special Functions

    4.3. Special Functions The TM printer drivers can be used to execute a variety of special non-printing functions, as indicated in the table below. You can execute these functions by selecting the printer's special "control font" and then sending the appropriate character code to the driver.

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    Supported functions vary according to each printer's capabilities. The journal/receipt selection functions, for example, are available only on printer types TM-U950 and TM-T285. TITLE EPSON Function (Printing double-wide (Printing double-wide...

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    Display a counter. (US U) Enable reversed character (US r n) Disable reversed character (US r n) Define macro process (US :) Do macro process (US ^ n m, n=5 m=60) TITLE EPSON Function line (CAN for 1 Line) line (CAN for 2 Line)

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    20 to 7F). Details on how to use this are as follows: 1. ControlA command defined files: [File Name] TmCtrla.ini [Installation destination] The printer processor folder for each OS: 95/98. . . The OS System folder NT/2K. . . The OS System32\Spool\Prtprocs\W32x86 folder 2.

  • Page 23: Resolutions

    4.4. Resolutions The following table shows the resolution settings supported by each printer. Printer TM-U200B, TM-U210A,TM-U210AR, TM-U210B,TM-U210D, TM-U300A,TM-U300B,TM-U300C, TM-U300D,TM-U325,TM-U375 TM-H6000(Slip),TM-U675,TM-U230 TM-H6000(Endorse) TM-U590,TM-U950,TM-U925, TM-H5000II(Slip) TM-T285,TM-L60II, TM-L60 TM-T88II,TM-T88IIR, TM-H5000II(Receipt) TM-H6000(Receipt) TM-J8000 TM-U295 [NOTE] Asterisks in the table denote the driver's default resolution.

  • Page 24: Paper Sizes

    4.5. Paper Sizes 4.5.1. Rolled Paper (Receipt/Journal Paper) The paper sizes supported by each printer are as follows. Printer TM-L60II TM-L60 TM-U950, TM-U925 TM-U200B, TM-U210A/AR, TM-U210B/D, TM-U300A/B/C/D, TM-U325, TM-U375 TM-U230 TM-J8000 TM-T88II, TM-T88IIR, TM-T285, TM-H5000II, TITLE EPSON × Paper Size (W...

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    Printer TM-H6000 TM-U675 WindowsNT4.0,Windows2000 support (*) Windows95,WINDOWS98 support (**) [Note] - The user-defined values show the range over which sizes can be set. TITLE EPSON × Paper Size (W × A4 length 80 297 mm × B5 length 80 297 mm ×...

  • Page 26

    The following table shows the recommended margins for each printer. Refer to this table when setting margins from your printing applications. Printer TM-L60II/L60 TM-U950/U925 TM-U950 TM-U200B TM-U210A/U210AR TM-U210B/U210D TM-U230 TM-U325 TM-U300A/U300B/U300C/ U300D TM-U375 TM-J8000 TM-T88/T88IIR TM-T285 TM-H5000II/H6000 TM-U675 [Note] The 'hard top margin' refers to the margin placed between the top of the form (for example, from the paper cut position) to the top printable position.

  • Page 27: Slip Paper

    TM-J8000 Windows95,WINDOWS98 support (*) [Note] The user-defined values show the range over which sizes can be set. The following table shows the recommended margins for each printer. Refer to this table when setting margins from your printing applications. Printer TM-U295...

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    Printer TM-J8000 Letter Executive Statement Personal Check Business Check TITLE EPSON Margins Left Right Paper (mm) (mm) (mm) 10.6 TM Printer Driver User's Manual Print Area Bottom Width (mm) (mm) 17.0 201.8 13.0 101.6 14.0 178.7 18.0 201.8 14.0 193.45 17.5...

  • Page 29: Validation Paper

    TM-U675 Windows95,WINDOWS98 support (*) [Note] The user-defined values show the range over which sizes can be set. The following table shows the recommended margins for each printer. Refer to this table when setting margins from your printing applications. Printer TM-U300C/U300D...

  • Page 30: Endorse Paper

    TM-U675 Windows95,WINDOWS98 support(*) [Note] The user-defined values show the range over which sizes can be set. The following table shows the recommended margins for each printer. Refer to this table when setting margins from your printing applications. Printer TM-H6000 Executive...

  • Page 31: Label Paper

    This hard margin is always applied. The application's top margin setting is then added to the hard margin to produce the actual top margin. TITLE EPSON × Paper Size (W 1-in. labels (60 x 25.4 mm) 2-in.

  • Page 32: Paper Source

    Note. Set to Slip(BOF) to enable BOF sensor. Select Slip to disable BOF sensor. 4.7. Orientation You can select either portrait (vertical) or landscape (horizontal) orientation. But note that printer fonts will not print if landscape orientation is selected. • portrait •...

  • Page 33: Usb Interface

    5.2. Add Port When clicking [Add Port] button, [Add Port] dialog is displayed. It is displayed with "EPSON TM USB Port Monitor" in the type of port to add. However, it does not add even if it pushes "OK" button.

  • Page 34: Delete Port

    The port is deleted when choosing TMUSBxxx and pushing "OK" button. But, in case of the following condition, the port cannot be deleted. - When a printer is connected with the port - When choosing at [Print to the following port] - When choosing a system port 5.4.

  • Page 35: Using The Tm Printer From An Application

    6.1. Controlling the Printer from WordPad. We use WordPad on Windows95 as an example, to show the instructions for using this from an application. However, the printer fonts are not available in WordPad bundled with WindowsNT4.0. Please use the other applications. 6.1.1. WordPad Environment Begin by setting your default printer and the WordPad environment as follows.

  • Page 36: Opening The Cash Drawer

    Use the following procedure to print a bar code. Clicking on Print causes the printer to print the bar code corresponding to the value you entered at Step 7, with HRI characters along the bottom of the bar-code pattern. You can change the HRI printout (disable it, or change the HRI font or location) by changing the character that you enter at Step 3.

  • Page 37: Cutting The Paper

    The following procedure will cause the printer to print the entered text and then cut the paper. When you click on Print, the printer prints the text you entered at Step 3 and then executes a full cut. If you wish to execute a partial cut instead, enter a "P"...

  • Page 38: Controlling The Printer From Visual Basic (ver. 4.0)

    6.2. Controlling the Printer from Visual Basic (Ver. 4.0) This section shows how you can control the TM printer using Visual Basic (version 4.0). Note that the TM printer drivers include sample Visual Basic programs that provide additional examples. 6.2.1. Selecting the Printer Driver The following code establishes the specified printer driver as your "default printer."...

  • Page 39: Printing Text

    6.2.3. Printing Text The following code prints a text string using a Windows font, and then prints another text string using a printer font. Each string gives the name and size of the font being used. ' Pri nt i n W i ndow s f ont Pri nt er.

  • Page 40: Cutting The Paper

    6.2.5. Cutting the Paper The following code causes the printer to cut the paper. Printer.FontSize = 10 Printer.FontName = "control" Printer.Print "F" Printer.EndDoc 6.2.6. Printing a Bar Code The next example shows how to print out a bar code. ‘ Set H R I charact ers Pri nt er.

  • Page 41: Using Esc/pos Commands

    6.2.7. Using ESC/POS commands The following example shows how you can use the Win32 API to transmit ESC/POS commands directly to the printer. For more details, refer to the Win32 API help information. Public Type DOCINFO pDocName As String pOutputFile As String...

  • Page 42: Printing A Bitmap

    B M P. W i dt h = f rm B M P. pi cB m p. W i dt h ' Pri nt t he f rm B M P f orm . f rm B M P. Pri nt Form TITLE EPSON TM Printer Driver User's Manual SHEET...

  • Page 43: Attention In Use

    7.Attention in use. When you connect the printer over the serial (COM) port, be sure to set the flow control to Xon/Xoff. In the cases below, however, please set the hardware control on OS side and set TM printer to DTR/DSR.

  • Page 44

    If so, please print such as a space using the font in the color you expect first. 20) Driver EPSON DM-D10X/20X doesn't support DM-D202. Also, If TM printer doesn't work if it is connected with...

  • Page 45

    DM-D202. 21) If any of Customer display DM-D101, 105 or 205 is used independently without connecting to TM Printer, it may not displayed correctly. If so, please connect the connect terminal of Customer Display's Printer with the loop-back connecter which is shorted between TxD-RxD and DTR-DSR and RTS-CTS.

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