This part of the manual provides you with important information you need to
know in order to use the Label Printer to its full potential. Be sure to read it
carefully before using the Label Printer for the first time.
Keep your Label Printer out of areas subject to temperature extremes, mois-
ture and direct sunlight. The recommended temperature range is 10° to 35°C
(50° to 95°F).
Don't let coffee, juice or other liquids splash onto the Label Printer.
Never let paper clips, pins or other foreign objects get into the tape outlet slot
or printer of the Label Printer.
Do not pile heavy objects on top of the Label Printer.
Never try to take the Label Printer apart or attempt your own maintenance.
Do not drop your Label Printer and avoid strong impact.
Do not pull on the tape or try to force it back into the Label Printer.
Do not use benzine, thinner, or other volatile chemicals to clean the exterior
of the Label Printer. Use a soft, dry cloth or a cloth dampened in a weak
solution of a mild, neutral detergent and water. Wring the cloth out until all
excess moisture is removed.
A dirty printer head can cause printing to become smudged. When this hap-
pens, clean off the printer head by wiping it with a cotton swab moistened
with alcohol (page E-14).
Use of the Label Printer next to a television or radio may interfere with recep-
1 Power ON/OFF Key
Turn power on and off.
2 Function key
3 Letter keys
Label Printer Menus
Label Printer operation is designed to be as simple as possible, thanks to on-
screen menus that you can use to select the settings you need. Each menu is
described in detail in the sections that follow in this manual, but note the follow-
ing general points when using them.
The item that is underlined in a menu is the one that is currently selected.
Currently selected item
Use H and J to move the underlining left and right and change the selected
Press SET to execute the underlined item, or ESC to exit the displayed menu
(and return to the previous menu or screen) without selecting anything.
When you press SET to execute a menu item, the Label Printer either moves
on to the next menu, or it executes the selected function and returns to the
text input screen that you started from.
4 Tape cutter button
5 Liquid crystal display (LCD)
6 Tape outlet