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  • Page 1 KL-8200 User’s Guide...
  • Page 2: Important Safety Precautions

    Important Safety Precautions Note of the following safety precautions before using the label printer for the first time. Keep these safety precautions and operating instructions on hand for future reference. About safety precaution symbols The following symbols are used in this manual and on the product itself to alert you and others to the risk of personal and material injury.
  • Page 3: Quick Reference

    Example: To create a VHS video cassette label for the title “Label Printer” to appear as follows. 1. Turn on the label printer, and clear all text from its screen. 2. Press PRESETS to display the PRESETS menu. 3. Use u and i to move the highlighting to “LAYOUT”...
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Quick Reference ... E-2 Part 1 Getting Acquainted ... E-4 Important Precautions ... E-4 General Guide ... E-5 Label Printer Menus ... E-5 Part 2 Getting Ready ... E-5 Power Supply ... E-5 AC Adaptor ... E-5 To connect the AC adaptor ... E-6 Memory Back-up Battery ...
  • Page 5: Part 1 Getting Acquainted

    Part 1 Getting Acquainted This part of the manual provides you with important infor- mation 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.
  • Page 6: General Guide

    (page E-6). Label Printer Menus Label printer operation is designed to be as simple as pos- sible, 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.
  • Page 7: To Connect The Ac Adaptor

    Using a wrong adaptor can damage your label printer. • Be sure to turn the label printer off before you connect the adaptor. Do not turn power on until the adaptor is con- nected to the label printer and plugged into an AC outlet.
  • Page 8: To Load A Tape Cartridge

    1. Make sure the label printer is turned off. 2. Press the cover release and open the cover. • If there is a cartridge already in the label printer, remove it by grasping the cartridge on both sides with your thumb and forefinger, and lift straight up.
  • Page 9: Message Language

    2. Use u and i to highlight the setting you want (cm or inch) and then press SET. Demo Print After setting up the label printer, you may want to produce a demo print to make sure that everything is working properly. To produce a demo print 1.
  • Page 10: Basic Alpha-Numeric Input

    Vertical printing indicator This indicator appears when the label printer is set up for vertical printing. Normal (horizontal) printing is performed when this indicator is not shown. Mirror image printing indicator This indicator appears when the label printer is set up for mirror image printing.
  • Page 11: Inputting Illustrations

    See page E-30 for a complete list of symbols, dingbats, and characters that are available from each menu. Inputting Illustrations Your label printer gives you a choice of 50 illustrations that you can use in your labels. To input illustrations 1.
  • Page 12: To Delete A User Character

    6. Press SET to clear the highlighted text or ESC to abort without clearing anything. Text Editing You can set up the label printer so it either overwrites exist- ing characters with new input, or inserts new input between existing characters. Note the following example.
  • Page 13: Part 5 Character Attributes And Text Effects

    SET. 2. Press SET to change the font for all the text on the display. • At this point, the label printer returns to the text input screen. • Pressing ESC returns to the RANGE menu without chang- ing anything.
  • Page 14: To Change The Character Styles

    3. Move the cursor to the end block up to which you want to change the text effect and then press SET to register your selection and change the effect. • At this point, the label printer returns to the text input screen. To change the text effect for lines of text 1.
  • Page 15: To Change The Text Effect For Specific Characters

    SET to register your selection and change the text effect. • At this point, the label printer returns to the text input screen. To change the text effect for a range of text 1.
  • Page 16: About The Format Menu

    The formats that appear depend on the width of the tape loaded in the label printer and the number of lines in the block of text where the cursor is located when you press the SIZE key.
  • Page 17: Superscript And Subscript

    Side Spaces The side spaces are blank areas that the Label Printer au- tomatically adds on either end of the print area. Note that side spaces are only added when you are using auto feed, and they are not added when using manual feed.
  • Page 18: To Create A Block

    Select “FIX” if you want so specify a fixed block length in the range of 0.0 cm to 99.9 cm. Specify “AUTO” for this option if you want the label printer to automatically adjust the length of the block. E-17...
  • Page 19: To Display The All Form Menu

    Select “FIX” if you want so specify a fixed tape length in the range of 0.0 cm to 99.9 cm. Specify “AUTO” for this option if you want the label printer to automatically adjust the length of the tape. BLOCK ALIGN...
  • Page 20: Part 8 Printing

    • Never turn power off while printing is being performed. • Make sure that the tape outlet is not blocked before you start printing. • Never operate the tape cutter while printer is being per- formed (indicated by the message “NOW PRINTING” on the display).
  • Page 21: To Specify Frames Around Each Character

    To specify frames around each character 1. Input the text you want to frame. 2. Press FRAME. – – – – – – – – – – 3. Use u and i to move the highlighting to “EACH CHAR- ACTER” and press SET. 4.
  • Page 22: To Recall A Preset Layout Label From Memory

    SET to advance to step 8. • Specify “AUTO” above if you want the label printer to au- tomatically adjust the length of the tape in accordance with the text you input.
  • Page 23: To Store An Original Layout

    You can then assemble the tapes into an enlarged label. Note that this item is available only when 12, 18, or 24mm tape is loaded in the label printer. See page E-30 for impor- tant information about character sizes and tape width when using the various setting of this item.
  • Page 24: Ean-13, Ean-8, Upc-A, Upc-E

    SET to delete it. 3. Press SET to delete the bar code. NUMBERING This label printer gives you a choice of four different number- ing formats that you can use to print sequentially numbered labels from 0 to 999.
  • Page 25: To Store A Numbering Format

    8. Use u and i to move the highlighting to “PRINT” and then press SET to execute it. • The label printer prints a tape with the number and com- ment text, and then displays the screen shown in step 3, with the number incremented by one.
  • Page 26: To Change The Week's Starting Day

    To change the week’s starting day 1. While a calendar is on the display, press FORM. – – – – – – – – – – 2. Use u and i to move the highlighting to “CALENDAR FORMAT” and then press SET. •...
  • Page 27: To Recall A Stamp Label From Memory

    9mm or greater. Notes • “Copy Pen” in this section refers to the CASIO CP-9 Copy Pen. • “SF Unit” in this section refers to SF-7600SP/SF-8300/ SF-8350/SF-8350R/SF-8500/SF-M10/SF-9000/SF-9300/ SF-9350/SF-9350R/SF-9500/SF-9700/SF-R10/SF-R20.
  • Page 28: Importing Data From An Sf Unit

    SF Unit. To connect the SF Unit to the label printer 1. Turn off the power of the label printer and the SF Unit. 2. Use the optionally available SB-62 Connecting Cable to connect the SF Unit to the label printer.
  • Page 29: Importing Data From A Graphic Scientific Calculator

    Importing Data from a Graphic Scientific Calculator Use the following procedure to send data to the label printer from one of the following CASIO Graphic Scientific Calcula- tor models: CFX-9800G, RM-9800G, fx-7700GH, fx- 9700GH, CFX-9850G, CFX-9950G. Important! • Note that some of the steps you need to perform in the following procedure depend on the graphic scientific cal- culator model you are sending data from.
  • Page 30: Part 14 Reference

    • The printer returns to the screen in step 4 (the one that appears after data communication is complete) after print- ing is complete.
  • Page 31: Illustrations

    Illustrations Symbols, Dingbats, and Special Characters G SYMBOL G DINGBAT G NUMBER G GREEK, RUSSIAN E-30 Frames G ALL TEXT G EACH CHARACTER Fonts ENLARGED Label Measurements Size Character Resulting Tape Width Increase Size Tape Width 2 pieces 8×8 times 24×24mm 24mm 3 pieces...
  • Page 32: Bar Code Specifications

    Tape jam pull out the jammed tape by hand. Cut off excess tape with scissors, and carefully replace the cartridge into the label printer. Important! Never allow the tape outlet to become blocked and never touch tape as it is being fed during printing.
  • Page 33 Be sure to press the FEED key for manual tape feed. before performing the tape cut operation. Important! When the printer is set up for manual tape feed, the tape is not fed automatically after print- ing is complete. Out of tape Replace the tape cartridge with a new one.
  • Page 34: Error Messages

    PRINT RESET! Memory has not been initialized yet. Perform the reset operation. SEND ERROR! Label printer was unable to receive data being sent from an external source. Check cable connections and parameter settings. POWER OFF Printing operation performed while...
  • Page 35: Specifications

    Specifications Model: KL-8200 Input Keyboard Layout: Typewriter (QWERTY) Character Types Alpha (English and other languages): 52 (A~Z, a~z), 99 (Á, ß, Ç, W etc.) Numbers: 10 Symbols/Greek and Russian Characters: 306 Illustrations: 50 Display Type: Liquid crystal display Columns: 12...
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