Use u and i to move the highlighting to the item you
want to select and then press SET. Press ESC to clear the
SET UP menu without selecting anything. The following
sections explain how to use most of the SET UP menu items.
See page E-12 for details on using DEFAULT FONT, page
E-11 for how to use INPUT, and page E-19 for DENSITY.
You can use the following procedure to select any one of
five different languages (English, German, French, Italian,
Spanish) for display of message text.
• All of the display examples in this manual use English as
the display language.
To change the message language
1. On the SET UP menu, use u and i to highlight "LAN-
GUAGE" and then press SET.
2. Use u and i to highlight the language you want to use
and then press SET.
Use the following procedure to make the characters on the
display darker or lighter.
To change the display contrast
1. On the SET UP menu, highlight "CONTRAST" and then
2. Use t and y to make the display contrast lighter and
3. After setting the contrast, press SET.
The label printer is equipped with sound capabilities that
signal when power is turned on and when an illegal opera-
tion is attempted. Normally, sound are turned on whenever
you turn power on, but you can use the following procedure
to turn the sound on and off.
To turn sound on and off
1. On the SET UP menu, highlight "SOUND" and then press
2. Use u and i to highlight the setting you want (ON or
OFF) and then press SET.
Unit of Measurement
This label printer can use either centimeters (cm) or inches
(inch) as the unit of measurement.
To set the unit of measurement
1. On the SET UP menu, highlight "cm/inch" and then press
2. Use u and i to highlight the setting you want (cm or
inch) and then press SET.
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. Press ON to turn power on.
2. Press PRINT SET.
The following are examples of the demo print that the above
procedure produces. Note that the contents of the demo print
depends on the width of the tape loaded in the label printer.
18mm and 24mm Tape
• You can produce a demo print when the text input display
is clear, immediately after turning power on only. Even if
you input text and then delete it, pressing PRINT will not
produce a demo print.
• If you experience problems with printing, check your tape
cartridge and power supply, and try again.
Part 3 Inputting Characters and
This part of the manual tells you how to input characters. To
make things easier to understand, we call everything you
input a character, regardless of whether it is actually a let-
ter, number, or symbol. Explanations here all use the de-
fault settings that are in effect from the initial power-on
For information on using other fonts, styles, effects and char-
acters sizes, see pages E-12 to E-14.
Important! You can input up to 255 characters per label.
Further input becomes impossible after you input the 255th
Display Symbols and Indicators
Before getting into actual input, you should first become
acquainted with the symbols and indicators used on the la-
bel printer display.
CAPS on/off indicator
Manual feed indicator
CAPS on/off indicator
"A" indicates upper-case input, while "a" indicates lower-
This indicator shows the font setting (page E-12) for the
character where the cursor is located.
This indicator appears when you press the FUNC key. Press-
ing a key while this indicator is on the display causes the
function marked above that key to be executed.