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    P7000 User’s Manual...

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    Printronix, Inc. disassemble the Software. or by Printronix, Inc. If you fail to comply with the terms of this You agree to keep confidential and use your best License and such failure is not corrected within thirty (30) days efforts to prevent and protect the contents of the after notice.

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    User’s Manual The Printronix P7000 Series PSA3™ Printers...

  • Page 4: Trademark Acknowledgements

    Printronix makes no representations or warranties of any kind regarding this material, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Printronix shall not be held responsible for errors contained herein or any omissions from this material or for any damages, whether direct or indirect, incidental or consequential, in connection with the furnishing, distribution, performance, or use of this material.

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents 1 Introduction............11 Printer Overview ..................11 Printronix P7000 Series Printers ............11 Integrated Print Management System..........12 Graphics Enhancements ..............14 Taking Care Of Your Printer.............14 Conventions In This Manual ..............15 Warnings And Special Information ............15 Related Documents ................15 Contact Information ................16 Printronix Customer Support Center ..........16...

  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents 4 The Configuration Menus ........47 Configuration Overview ................47 Changing Parameter Settings ............47 Saving Parameter Settings .............. 47 Default And Custom Configurations ..........48 Navigating The Menus ..............48 Changing Parameters Example ............49 Auto Save Configuration ..............52 Saving Your New Configuration ............

  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents SPC Coax Params .................132 SPC Twx Params ................135 LinePrinter Plus Emulation ..............137 LinePrinter Plus Emulation (With PCL-II)..........139 P-Series Emulation ................144 P-Series Emulation (with PCL-II)............144 P-Series Emulation (With LG) ............145 P-Series XQ Emulation ..............152 Serial Matrix Emulation ..............154 Proprinter XL Emulation ..............159 Epson FX Emulation ..............163 ANSI Emulation ..................168...

  • Page 8: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Byte Mode ..................238 Signals ................... 239 Terminating Resistor Configurations ..........241 RS-232 And RS-422 Serial Interfaces ..........244 RS-232 ................... 244 RS-422 ................... 245 6 Reprogramming the Security Key ....... 247 Reprogramming The Security Key............247 How To Program The Security Key..........247 7 Troubleshooting ..........

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    Table of Contents D Customer Support..........305 Printronix Customer Support Center.............305 Printronix Supplies Department ............305 Corporate Offices..................306 E Communication Notices ........307 Notices....................307 Energy Star...................309 Product Recycling and Disposal ............309 Communication Statements..............310 Lithium Battery Warning ...............313 Software License Agreement..............314...

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    Table of Contents...

  • Page 11: Printer Overview, Printronix P7000 Series Printers

    ® LinePrinter Plus is the standard emulation. LinePrinter Plus includes the ® Epson FX-1050, Printronix P-Series, P-Series XQ, Serial Matrix and ® ® Proprinter III XL emulations. Coax/Twinax, IPDS , ANSI , LG, PCL2, ®...

  • Page 12: Integrated Print Management System

    Refer to the following table for a complete listing of model numbers and options. NOTE: H = H-Series HD = High Density HZT = H-Series Zero Tear ZT = Zero Tear Table 1. The Printronix P7000 Series Printers Model Print Power Model Type Number...

  • Page 13: Output Darkness, Loading A Used Ribbon

    Integrated Print Management System When the ribbon life gets near the end point, the printer displays a ribbon low message and flashes the indicator light. Printing will continue without interruption. Once the ribbon reaches 0% remaining, the alarm sounds, the indicator light flashes, the display updates, and printing pauses.

  • Page 14: Consumable Monitoring With Printnet Enterprise, Graphics Enhancements, Taking Care Of Your Printer

    Chapter Printer Overview Consumable Monitoring With PrintNet Enterprise The Integrated Print Management System works with PrintNet Enterprise (PNE). PNE allows a system administrator to remotely view the current consumable status of all printers. PNE can be configured to deliver alerts on all consumable warnings.

  • Page 15: Conventions In This Manual, Warnings And Special Information, Related Documents

    LinePrinter Plus Programmer's Reference Manual — Covers the host control codes for the LinePrinter Plus emulation. • IGP/PGL Programmer's Reference Manual — Provides information used with the optional IGP Printronix emulation enhancement feature. • IGP/VGL Programmer's Reference Manual — Provides information used with the optional Code V emulation enhancement feature.

  • Page 16: Contact Information

    Asia Pacific (65) 6548 4114 China (86) 800-999-6836 http://www.printronix.com/public/servicessupport/default.aspx Printronix Supplies Department Contact the Printronix Supplies Department for genuine Printronix supplies. Americas (800) 733-1900 Europe, Middle East, and Africa 33 (0) 1 46 25 19 07 Asia Pacific (65) 6548 4116...

  • Page 17: Corporate Offices

    Phone: (65) 6542 0110 Fax: (65) 6546 1588 Printronix Commercial (Shanghai) Co. Ltd 22F, Eton Building East No.555, Pudong Av. Shanghai City, 200120, P R China Phone: (86) 400 886 5598 Fax: (86-21) 5138 0564 Visit the Printronix web site at www.printronix.com...

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    Chapter Contact Information...

  • Page 19: Setting Up The Printer, Before You Begin, Power Requirements, Select A Site

    Setting Up The Printer Before You Begin Read this chapter carefully before installing and operating the printer. The printer is easy to install. However, for your safety and to protect valuable equipment, perform all the procedures in this chapter in the order presented. Power Requirements The printer must be connected to a power outlet that supplies AC 100V to 240V +/- 10% at 50 to 60 Hz.

  • Page 20: Printer Dimensions

    Chapter Printer Dimensions Table 2. Maximum Interface Connection Cable Length Interface Type Maximum Cable Length Centronics Parallel 5 meters (15 feet) Dataproducts Parallel 12 meters (40 feet) IEEE 1284 Parallel 10 meters (32 feet) Serial RS-232 15 meters (50 feet) Serial RS-422 1220 meters (4000 feet) Coax...

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    59.0 in (149.9 cm) 42.5 in (107.8 cm) 27.0 in (68.6 cm) 32.5 in (82.6 cm) 27.0 in 83.0 in (210.8 cm) (68.6 cm) 27.0 in 32.0 in (68.6 cm) (81.3 cm) Figure 2. Printer Dimensions - Cabinet Model with Paper Stacker...

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    Chapter Printer Dimensions 25 in. (63.5 cm) 10.5 in. (26.67 cm.) 48.0 in. (122 cm) 30 in. (76.2 cm.) 24.6 in. (62.48 cm) Figure 3. Printer Dimensions - Pedestal Model...

  • Page 23: Printer Component Locations

    Printer Component Locations Printer Component Locations Barcode Ribbon Ribbon Spool Date Code Label Splined Shaft Tractor (2) Hammer Bank Cover and Ribbon Mask Ribbon Hub Vertical Blue Tractor Position Knob Lock (2) Platen Lever Paper Support (2) Platen Stop Barcode Sensor Ribbon Guide (2) Figure 4.

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    Chapter Printer Component Locations...

  • Page 25: Operating The Printer, Powering On The Printer, Operating Modes

    Operating The Printer Powering On The Printer When you power on the printer, it executes a self-test. The default power-up state is online. When the self-test completes and the software has initialized successfully, the status indicator light turns on, indicating the printer is online. The default value of the type of emulation you have installed appears in the upper right corner of the display.

  • Page 26: The Control Panel

    Chapter The Control Panel The Control Panel Figure 5 shows the keys, displays, and indicators as they appear on the control panel. The following section provides the descriptions, and functions of the control panel keys. Key combinations are indicated with the plus (+) sign. For example, “Press ”...

  • Page 27: Control Panel Keys, Paper Advance

    Control Panel Keys Control Panel Keys ON LINE / CLEAR Toggles the printer between online and offline modes. If a fault condition exists, pressing this key will clear the fault message and return the printer from fault mode to offline mode. NOTE: If the fault condition is not corrected before pressing this key, the fault message will reappear when attempting to place the printer online.

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    Chapter The Control Panel CANCEL In offline mode, this key cancels all data in the print buffer, if enabled in the “ADVANCED USER” menu (see page 221). The print buffer is cleared without printing any of the data and the current paper position is set as the top-of- form.

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    Control Panel Keys > UP or DOWN ( Moves up or down between levels in the configuration menus and makes > vertical forms adjustment. After pressing VIEW, press to adjust the paper up or down in 1/72 inch increments for fine vertical forms alignment. >...

  • Page 30: Operational Procedures, Reload Paper

    Chapter Operational Procedures Ribbon Life Indicator The second line of the LCD displays the remaining life of the currently installed ribbon. The default settings for this feature should match the requirements for most applications; no special user setup is needed. If your particular application requires darker printing or can tolerate lighter printing, the ribbon end point can be adjusted as appropriate.

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    Reload Paper 4. Feed the paper up through the paper slot (see Figure 6). It may be easier to feed one corner of the new paper up through the slot first. When this corner can be grasped from the top, rotate the paper back to the normal position.

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    Chapter Operational Procedures Vertical Position Knob Paper Thickness Indicator Platen Stop Platen Lever Platen Stop Knob Figure 8. Setting the Platen Lever 9. Turn the platen stop knob clockwise or counterclockwise to match the paper thickness. (The A-B-C scale corresponds approximately to 1-, 3-, and 6-part paper thickness).

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    Reload Paper Paper Slot Paper Slot Metal Paper Guide (P7220 Only) Pedestal Models Cabinet Models Figure 9. Paper Slots on the Printers NOTE: Perform steps 15 to 32 only if you are unable to load the new paper over the existing paper. 15.

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    Chapter Operational Procedures Left Tractor Door Paper Left Tractor Lock Figure 10. Loading Paper on the Left Tractor 18. Pull the paper above and behind the ribbon mask. See Figure 4 on page 23 for the ribbon mask location. 19. Load the paper on the left tractor. 20.

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    Reload Paper Tractor Paper Tractor Splined Shaft Paper Scale Figure 11. Positioning the Left Tractor to Avoid Damage CAUTION To avoid damage to the printer caused by printing on the platen, always position the left tractor unit directly to the left of the “1” mark on the paper scale.

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    Chapter Operational Procedures Tractor Door Tractor Lock Figure 12. Loading Paper onto the Sprockets 22. Unlock the right tractor. 23. Load the paper onto the sprockets and close the tractor door. If necessary, slide the right tractor to remove paper slack or to adjust for various paper widths.

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    Reload Paper 24. Pedestal models: Using the vertical position knob to move the paper up, guide the paper over the upper paper guide and through the slot to the rear of the top cover. For pedestal models with the Quick Access Cover, refer to the Quick Setup Guide for paper exiting options.

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    Chapter Operational Procedures Vertical Position Knob Paper Thickness Indicator Platen Stop Platen Lever Platen Stop Knob Figure 15. Adjusting the Platen Lever 28. Turn the Auto Platen Stop Knob clockwise or counterclockwise to match the paper thickness. (The A-B-C scale corresponds approximately to 1-, 3-, and 6-part paper thickness.

  • Page 39: Unload Paper

    Unload Paper Unload Paper 1. Press ON LINE/CLEAR to place the printer in offline mode and open the printer cover. 2. For cabinet models, open the cabinet rear door. For models with the power stacker installed, press the STACKER UP key on the rear control panel.

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    Chapter Operational Procedures Paper Power Stacker Figure 17. Removing Stacked Paper from the Printer 6. For cabinet models, remove the stacked paper from the rear cabinet floor. For cabinet models with the power stacker installed, remove the paper from the wire paper tent and press the STACKER DOWN key to lower the stacker mechanism.

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    Unload Paper Tractor Door Platen Lever Figure 18. Completely Removing the Paper 8. To completely remove the paper from the printer: a. Raise the platen lever as far as it will go and open both tractor doors. CAUTION Be careful when pulling any paper backward through the paper path, especially when using a label stock.

  • Page 42: Lighter Or Darker Print

    Chapter Integrated Print Management System Integrated Print Management System The Integrated Print Management System feature automatically monitors and communicates the status of the ribbon’s life to help the operator know when to change ribbons. Using a special bar coded spool, the P7000 automatically detects when a new or used ribbon is installed and determines the ribbon’s length, ink color, and expected yield.

  • Page 43: Changing Ribbons

    Changing Ribbons Changing Ribbons Before changing the ribbon, determine whether at the end of ribbon life if you want to make the print lighter (extend the ribbon life) or darker (shorten the ribbon life). If you want to make the print lighter, go to “Ribbon End Point” on page 218 and follow the procedures for adjusting the image density.

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    Chapter Integrated Print Management System Date Code Label Spool Right Hub Figure 20. Loading the Barcoded Ribbon 5. Place the full spool on the right hand side ribbon hub and press it into place. IMPORTANT The full spool has a barcode label on the bottom side and a date code label on the top.

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    Changing Ribbons Ribbon Spool Left Hub Hammer Bank Cover Ribbon Ribbon Loading Mask Instructions (for future reference) Ribbon Guide (both sides) Figure 21. Threading the Ribbon Around the Ribbon Guide 6. Thread the ribbon around the ribbon guide and along the ribbon path. Be sure to thread the ribbon between the hammer bank cover and the ribbon mask.

  • Page 46: Cancel A Print Job

    Chapter Integrated Print Management System Cancel A Print Job The procedure to cancel a print job depends on the printer emulation and your application software. Contact your system administrator for additional information. 1. If the printer is online, press ON LINE/CLEAR to place the printer in offline mode.

  • Page 47: The Configuration Menus, Configuration Overview, Changing Parameter Settings, Saving Parameter Settings

    The Configuration Menus Configuration Overview To print data, the printer must respond correctly to signals and commands received from the host computer. Configuration is the process of matching the printer's operating characteristics to those of the host computer and to specific tasks, such as printing labels or printing on different sizes of paper.

  • Page 48: Default And Custom Configurations, Navigating The Menus

    Chapter Configuration Overview Default And Custom Configurations A configuration consists of a group of parameter settings, such as line spacing, forms length, etc. Your printer provides a fixed default configuration and allows you to define several custom configurations for use with particular print jobs.

  • Page 49: Changing Parameters Example

    Changing Parameters Example Changing Parameters Example * = Factory Default OFFLINE QUICK PRINTER . . . SETUP CONTROL Ribbon End Open Platen Barcode Tear Bar Point @ BOF Quality Dist. Darker +6 Disable* Dark* 7.46 in.* Darker +5 Enable Draft (4.5-10.5 in.) Darker +4 Darker +3...

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    Chapter Configuration Overview Step Press Notes Make sure the printer is on. OFFLINE ON LINE/CLEAR QUICK SETUP ENTER SWITCH Allows you to make configuration changes. UNLOCKED OFFLINE QUICK SETUP OFFLINE PRINTER CONTROL UNTIL PRINTER CONTROL Ribbon End Point PRINTER CONTROL Barcode Quality UNTIL Barcode Quality...

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    Changing Parameters Example Step Press Notes PRINTER CONTROL Display Language UNTIL Display Language English* Display Language Press until the desired parameter displays. Spanish Display Language The * indicates this choice is active. ENTER Spanish* ENTER SWITCH Locks the ENTER key. LOCKED ENTER = Save Press ENTER to automatically save...

  • Page 52: Auto Save Configuration, Saving Your New Configuration

    Chapter Configuration Overview Auto Save Configuration After any changes are made to the Factory Default configuration menu items, you will be prompted to save the changes to “Config #” when you place the printer online. “#” represents the next available unassigned configuration number.

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    Saving Your New Configuration Example 1 This example shows how to save a configuration as a numbered configuration, then later print it. Step Press Notes Make sure the printer is on. OFFLINE ON LINE/CLEAR QUICK SETUP ENTER SWITCH Allows you to make configuration changes. UNLOCKED OFFLINE QUICK SETUP...

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    Chapter Configuration Overview Step Press Notes NOTE: We recommend that you print the configuration. To print the configuration go to Step 9. To skip this procedure and resume printer operation, go to Step 14. CONFIG. CONTROL Save Config. CONFIG. CONTROL Print Config.

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    Saving Your New Configuration Example 2 This example shows how to save a configuration as a named configuration. Step Press Notes Make sure the printer is on. OFFLINE ON LINE/CLEAR QUICK SETUP ENTER SWITCH Allows you to make configuration changes. UNLOCKED OFFLINE QUICK SETUP...

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    Chapter Configuration Overview Step Press Notes Saves the first character. Cycle through the choices until “E” displays. UNTIL Saves the second character. Cycle through the choices until “S” displays. UNTIL Saves the third character. TES_ Cycle through the choices until “T” displays. TEST UNTIL Saves the fourth character.

  • Page 57: Optimizing Print Quality

    Optimizing Print Quality Step Press Notes Save Config. TEST now appears as one of configuration TEST choices. Saving Configuration ENTER Save Config. Your configuration is saved as TEST. TEST* ENTER SWITCH Locks the ENTER key. LOCKED ONLINE ON LINE/CLEAR Ribbon Life = 100% Now you have the saved configuration for later use if needed.

  • Page 58: Optimizing Print Speed

    Chapter Configuration Overview Optimizing Print Speed LP+, IGP/PGL, and IGP/VGL Emulations The printer has been configured at the factory for optimal print speed. To optimize print quality instead, you can change values for specific configuration parameters such as Barcode Quality and Print Quality. Doing so, however, will decrease the printer speed.

  • Page 59: Main Menu

    Main Menu OFFLINE QUICK CONFIG. HOST NETWORK SETUP SETTINGS CONTROL INTERFACE SETUP page 62 page 68 page 69 page 72 page 87 Host Interface ZTP Function Load Config. Auto Switching* Adapter Address Device ID ZTP TearDistance Save Config. Centronics Adapter Params Adapter Address ZTP Data Time Print Config.

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    Chapter Main Menu ACTIVE Active EMULATION PRINTER ADVANCED 5, 6, 7 IGP EMUL Emulation CONTROL USER page 102 page 103 page 103 page 218 page 221 IGP/PGL* 44/48XX-ANSI CTHI Ribbon End Point Ptx Setup Option IGP/VGL PCL-II LinePrinter+ Open Platen @ BOF Hex Dump Mode (not shown if any 44/48XX-ANSI...

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    Brief descriptions follow for the first-level configuration menu options: • QUICK SETUP — These options allow quick access to the most frequently changed or inputted parameters during the installation of the printer. • ZTP SETTINGS These options allow you to set parameters for zero tear pedestal printers.

  • Page 62: Quick Setup

    Chapter QUICK SETUP QUICK SETUP QUICK SETUP (from page 59) Host Device ID Adapter Ethernet WLAN Interface Address Address Address Auto Switching* IPDS* IP Address IP Address IP Address Centronics 5225 Subnet Mask Subnet Mask Subnet Mask Dataproducts 4234-2 Gateway Address Gateway Address Gateway Address Serial...

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    QUICK SETUP (from page 62) Form Vert Horiz Page Length Max Line Width Forms Forms Width Funct. of CPI Bot. Frm 66/6* Left Mrg 0.00* Inches/Page* 13.2 Inches* 136 Characters* (0-198) (0-198) Lines/Page 13.6 Inches (1-272) Top Mrg 0/6* Top Mrg 0/6* (0-198) (0-198) Ribbon End...

  • Page 64: Adapter Address, Ethernet Address, Wlan Address

    Chapter QUICK SETUP Adapter Address • IP Address. A numeric address such as 123.45.61.23 which identifies a printer or server in a LAN or WAN. • Subnet Mask. A binary value used to divide IP networks into smaller subnetworks or subnets. This mask is used to help determine whether IP packets need to be forwarded to other subnets.

  • Page 65: Active Emulation, Active Igp Emulation

    ZTP Data Time This option sets the pause time in the data stream that the ZTP requires before moving the form to the tear bar once a print job is completed. The values range from .5 to 5 seconds. The default is .5 seconds. ZTP Wait Time This option sets the minimum amount of time that the form stays at the tear bar.

  • Page 66: Form Length

    Chapter QUICK SETUP Printer Protocol Select the LinePrinter+ protocol you wish to use. Refer to the LinePrinter Plus Programmer's Reference Manual for more information. Form Length Form length is the number of lines that can be printed on a page. You can set the form length in inches, millimeters (mm), or as a function of the current lpi (lines per inch).

  • Page 67: Form Width

    Form Length Form length is the number of lines that can be printed on a page. You can set the form length in inches, millimeters (mm), or as a function of the current lpi (lines per inch). Form Width The form width can be specified in inches, millimeters, or as a function of the current cpi (characters per inch).

  • Page 68: Ztp Settings

    Chapter ZTP SETTINGS Ribbon End Point This parameter adjusts the point at which the system will declare the ribbon as being expended. The life count will always be from 100% to 0%, but if a darker setting is selected 0% will be reached more quickly. If a lighter setting is selected, the system will extend the time it takes to reach 0%.

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    NOTE: When a new value is selected, the printer will lose the current print position. You must reset the top of form to automatically save the new value. ZTP Data Time This option sets the pause time in the data stream that the ZTP requires before moving the form to the tear bar once a print job is completed.

  • Page 70: Print Config, Load Config, Delete Config, Power-up Config, Protect Configs

    Chapter CONFIG. CONTROL Load Config. The printer can store numerous configurations in memory. This parameter allows you to select and load a specific configuration. Save Config. This option allows you to save up to eight configurations to meet different print job requirements.

  • Page 71: Name Configs, Reset Cfg Names, Auto Save

    Name Configs You may specify a 15-character name which can be used to refer to a configuration. The name you enter for a configuration will be used in the Load Config., Save Config., Print Config., Delete Config., and Power-Up Config. menus.

  • Page 72: Host Interface

    Chapter HOST INTERFACE HOST INTERFACE * = Factory Default HOST If installed INTERFACE (from page 59) Auto Twinax Coax IEEE 1284 Centronics Dataproducts Switching* (see page 73) (Available with (Available with (see page 75) (see page 76) (see page 79) CT Option) CT Option) Serial...

  • Page 73: Auto Switching Submenu

    Auto Switching Submenu Auto Switching Submenu * = Factory Default Auto Switching If Installed (from page 72) Parallel Serial Ethernet Hotport Hotport Hotport Hotport Port Type Port Type Timeout Port Type Centronics* RS 232* 10 sec.* Twinax* (see page 76 for options) (10-60) Coax RS 422...

  • Page 74: Port Type

    Chapter HOST INTERFACE Port Type Select the types of parallel, serial and/or C/T interfaces which are connected to the printer. For example, if your printer is attached to one host with a Centronics connection and a second host with an RS-422 serial connection, you would select Centronics under the Parallel Hotport menu, RS-422 under the Serial Hotport menu, and Disable under the C/T Hotport menu.

  • Page 75: Ieee 1284 Parallel (bidirectional) Submenu

    IEEE 1284 Parallel (Bidirectional) Submenu IEEE 1284 Parallel (Bidirectional) Submenu * = Factory Default IEEE 1284 (from page 72) Prime Buffer Size Auto Trickle Offline Signal Action in K Trickle Time Process Enable* Reset* Disable* 1/4 sec* Disable* Disable Do Nothing 1-16 Enable 1/2 sec...

  • Page 76: Trickle Time

    Chapter HOST INTERFACE Trickle Time When the printer is printing data from a host and a second job is received by the printer from a different host, Trickle Time prevents the second host from timing out while it is waiting for its data to be printed. In order to support this feature, the port has to be able to accept data from the host and store it for future use.

  • Page 77: Data Polarity, Busy On Strobe, Latch Data On

    Centronics (Parallel) Submenu Data Bit 8 • Enable (default). Allows access to the extended ASCII character set. • Disable. The printer interprets bit 8 of each incoming data character as a zero, regardless of its actual setting. PI Ignored The PI (Paper Instruction) signal is used to control vertical paper motion. •...

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    Chapter HOST INTERFACE TOF Action • Reset (default). A form feed is performed before a warm start when the prime signal is asserted from the host. This setting is used only if the prime signal parameter is enabled. • Do Nothing. Nothing occurs before a warm start when the prime signal is asserted from the host.

  • Page 79: Dataproducts Submenu, Data Bit

    Dataproducts Submenu Dataproducts Submenu * = Factory Default Dataproducts (from page 72) Data Bit 8 PI Ignored Data Resp. Latch Data Prime Signal Polarity Polarity Enable* Enable* Standard* Standard* Middle* Disable* Disable Disable Inverted Inverted Trailing Enable Leading TOF Action Buffer Size Auto Trickle...

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    Chapter HOST INTERFACE Resp. Polarity The Response Polarity parameter must be set to match the response polarity of your host computer. • Standard (default). Does not invert the response signal. • Inverted. Inverts the response signal sent to the host computer. Latch Data On Specifies whether the data is read on the leading, middle, or trailing edge of the data strobe signal.

  • Page 81: Serial Submenu

    Serial Submenu Trickle Time When the printer is printing data from a host and a second job is received by the printer from a different host, Trickle Time prevents the second host from timing out while it is waiting for its data to be printed. In order to support this feature, the port has to be able to accept data from the host and store it for future use.

  • Page 82: Interface Type, Data Protocol

    Chapter HOST INTERFACE Interface Type This parameter allows you to select either the RS-232 or RS-422 serial port interface. The default is RS-232. Data Protocol You can select one of the following serial interface protocols to meet the host interface requirements. •...

  • Page 83: Baud Rate

    Serial Submenu The response characters are described in Table 3. Table 3. Series1 1 Char Response Characters Printer State Response Online and Buffer Empty Online and Buffer Full Offline and Buffer Empty Offline and Buffer Full • SERIES1 2 CHAR. This protocol behaves exactly the same as the Series1 Char except there is a two-character response to the host.

  • Page 84: Word Length, Stop Bits, Data Term Ready

    Chapter HOST INTERFACE Word Length Sets the length of the serial data word. The length of the data word can be set to 7 or 8 bits, and must match the corresponding data bits setting in the host computer. Stop Bits 1 Sets the number of stop bits in the serial data word.

  • Page 85: Framing Errors, Poll Character, Poll Response

    Serial Submenu Poll Character This option is for the Series1 protocol. Whenever the printer receives this character, it sends a response to the host indicating the current state of the printer (see Series1 protocol). It may be configured from 0 through FF hexadecimal.

  • Page 86: Ethernet Submenu, E-net Adapter Submenu

    Chapter HOST INTERFACE E-Net Adapter Submenu * = Factory Default E-Net Adapter (from page 72) Buffer Size in K 1-16 The E-Net Adapter interface allows you to locate the printer on a LAN rather than attach the host directly into the printer. The detailed configuration of this option is given in the PrintNet User's Manual .

  • Page 87: Network Setup Menu

    ADAPTER ADDRESS NETWORK SETUP MENU NETWORK SETUP (from page 59) ADAPTER ADAPTER ETHERNET ETHERNET WLAN ADDRESS PARAMS ADDRESS PARAMS ADDRESS See page 87. See page 88. See page 91. See page 92. See page 94. WLAN WLAN WLAN PARAMS KERBEROS LEAP See page 95.

  • Page 88: Gateway Address, Mac Address, Adapter Params

    Chapter NETWORK SETUP MENU Gateway Address A gateway address is the IP address of a hardware device (gateway) that translates data between two incompatible networks, which can include protocol translation. MAC Address This menu item is the Manufacturer’s Assigned Number, and is unique for each printer.

  • Page 89: Novell Protocol, Nest Serv Type, Novell Frame

    ADAPTER PARAMS Novell Protocol This option determines whether the Novell protocol will be available. The selections are as indicated below: • Enable (default). Makes the Novell protocol available with the ethernet installed. • Disable. Makes the Novell protocol unavailable during printer operation. Nest Serv Type You can change the Nest Server using this option, but consult your administrator for the appropriate setting.

  • Page 90: Ethernet Speed, Job Control

    Chapter NETWORK SETUP MENU Keep Alive Timer This is the time that the Keep Alive Timer will run. With the Keep Alive Timer on, the tcp connection will stay connected even after the print job has terminated. • 3 Minutes (default) •...

  • Page 91: Subnet Mask

    ETHERNET ADDRESS ETHERNET ADDRESS * = Factory Default ETHERNET ADDRESS (from page 87) IP Address Subnet Gateway DHCP Mask Address Address xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx hhhhhhhhhhhh Disable* Enable IP Address A numeric address such as 123.45.61.23 which identifies a printer or server in a LAN or WAN.

  • Page 92: Ethernet Params

    Chapter NETWORK SETUP MENU ETHERNET PARAMS ETHERNET * = Factory Default PARAMS (from page 87) NetBIOS ASCII IPDS Data Keep Alive Ethernet Job Control Protocol Data Port Port Timer Speed Enable* 9100* Standard* 5001* 3 Minutes* Auto Select* Disable 1023 - 65535 1023 - 65535 2 - 10 Minutes 10 Half Duplex...

  • Page 93

    ETHERNET PARAMS Ethernet Speed This menu option only appears if a 10/100Base-T network interface card (NIC) is installed. The Ethernet Speed menu allows compatibility with different systems and networks. The factory default is Auto Select. • Auto Select. (default) This setting tells the 10/100Base-T NIC to perform an auto detection scheme and configure itself to be 10 Half Duplex, 10 Full Duplex, 100 Half Duplex, or 100 Full Duplex.

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    Chapter NETWORK SETUP MENU WLAN ADDRESS * = Factory Default WLAN ADDRESS (from page 87) DHCP IP Address Subnet Gateway Mask Address Address Disable* xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx hhhhhhhhhhhh Enable IP Address A numeric address such as 123.45.61.23 which identifies a printer or server in a LAN or WAN.

  • Page 95: Wlan Params

    WLAN PARAMS WLAN PARAMS * = Factory Default Only when 40 Bites is selected Only when 128 Bits is selected Only when a Symbol radio card is installed. Only when a Cisco radio card is installed. WLAN Read only PARAMS Not displayed if LA5127 radio card is installed.

  • Page 96: Signal Strength, Operation Mode

    Chapter NETWORK SETUP MENU Signal Strength This menu displays the strength of the wireless signal. NOTE: This is a display value only and cannot be changed. Operation Mode Allows you to select the way the Wireless option communicates: • Infrastructure (default). The Wireless option must go through a server. •...

  • Page 97: Power Mgmt, Transmit Power

    WLAN PARAMS Ant. Diversity The type of antenna used: • Diverse (default). Select when you want to use the antenna with the best reception. • Primary. Select when you want to use the Primary antenna on the server. • Auxiliary. Select when you want to use the Auxiliary antenna on the server.

  • Page 98

    Chapter NETWORK SETUP MENU Auth Method This feature allows the user to select the authentication method used for the wireless network interface. • Open (default). Selects open authentication. • Shared. Selects shared key authentication. • Kerberos. Selects Kerberos authentication (for use when a Symbol RF card is installed).

  • Page 99: Wlan Kerberos, Wpa Cipher, Wpa P-phs

    WLAN KERBEROS WPA Cipher Selects the WPA wireless security cipher setting. Options include: • TKIP (default) • • TKIP+AES WPA P-Phs Allows you to set the individual bytes of the WPA passphrase. Reset WPA P-Phs Allows you to reset all 32 bytes of the WPA passphrase at once. WLAN KERBEROS WLAN * = Factory Default...

  • Page 100: Reset Kerb. Pwd, Kdc Port Number

    Chapter NETWORK SETUP MENU Kerb. Passwd • Kerb. Pwd (01-15). The first 15 characters of the Kerberos password (maximum number of characters is 40). • Kerb. Pwd (16-30). Characters 16 to 30 of the Kerberos password (maximum number of characters is 40). •...

  • Page 101: Wlan Leap, Leap Username

    WLAN LEAP WLAN LEAP * = Factory Default WLAN Only if a Symbol radio card is installed. LEAP Only if a Cisco radio card is installed. (from page 87) Auth Method LEAP Reset LEAP LEAP Reset LEAP Username User Password Password LEAP Username (01-15) LEAP Password (01-15)

  • Page 102: Active Igp Emul

    Chapter ACTIVE IGP EMUL ACTIVE IGP EMUL * = Factory Default ACTIVE IGP EMUL (from page 60) IGP/PGL* IGP/VGL (not shown if any below are installed) ANSI (if installed) PCL-II (if installed) LG (if installed) LP+ (with any above) This ACTIVE IGP EMUL function allows you to activate the desired emulation. There are two methods for selecting the desired emulation.

  • Page 103

    ACTIVE EMULATION The ACTIVE EMULATION menu allows you to activate the desired emulation to be used with your printer. If installed If ANSI is installed If LG is installed If PCL-II is installed ACTIVE 2, 3, 4 EMULULATION (from page 60) 44/48XX-ANSI PCL-II IGP/PGL + LP+...

  • Page 104

    Chapter Coax/Twinax (CTHI) Emulation Coax/Twinax (CTHI) Emulation * = Factory Default Coax/Twinax EMULATION Host Interface (from page 103) CTHI Standard* Simp Prot Conv Coax SPC Coax Twinax 3270 5250 SPC Twinax Params Params Params Params Params Params page 106 page 115 page 121 page 128 page 132...

  • Page 105: Simple Prot Conv

    Simple Prot Conv Simple Prot Conv The Simple Protocol Converter (SPC) option allows those who use third party add-on Coax or Twinax protocol converters to produce the same output on a Line Matrix printer with the Coax/Twinax (CTHI) capability as done using a non-CT printer with the third party converter interfaces.

  • Page 106: Coax Emulation

    Chapter Coax/Twinax (CTHI) Emulation Coax Emulation * = Factory Default CTHI Valid only when the printer (from page 104) emulates 3287. Standard* Coax Params Char Set Translation Active Char Prt Partial Select Line (see page 107) Secondary Set* Enable* Primary Set Disable Early Print SCS Buffer...

  • Page 107

    Coax Emulation * = Factory Default Char Set Select (from page 106) Primary Secondary Sets Sets 0037 English US* English US* 0037 Eng Nether English UK 0285 English UK Austrian/German 0273 Austr/Germ German (Alt) 0274 Belg. Old Belgian 0275 Brazilian Brazilian 0260 Canad Fren Canadian French...

  • Page 108: Translation Tbl

    Chapter Coax/Twinax (CTHI) Emulation * = Factory Default Compatibility (from page 106) CR At NL At Position Aft FF Last Char = FF Null FF Validity MPP+1 MPP+1 (4234 only) Suppression Off* Off* Off* Auto Skip FF After Job CR, EM & NL At End (3287 only) Off*...

  • Page 109: Buffer Reprint, Scs Buffer Cntrl

    Coax Emulation PA2 is only valid when the printer is in the Offline state and the coax SCS data stream is active. This function displays the “PA2 ENABLED” message when the ENTER key is pressed and sends a special operator request to the host when the printer is put back in online mode.

  • Page 110: Change Case

    This option is used in Twinax SPC emulation. The range is ASCII character. This option allows users to define ther own lead-in characters for the Printronix Specific commands. Select a hex value for the following codes for the User Defined option: •...

  • Page 111: Set Text Orientn, Image Buf Size, Intervention Req

    Coax Emulation Set Text Orientn Specifies the direction in which characters are printed on the page. This allows the printer to print languages which are printed right to left instead of left to right. • Control By Host (default). Allows printers configured as a 4234 to use the “Set Text Orientation”...

  • Page 112

    Chapter Coax/Twinax (CTHI) Emulation Position Aft FF (4234 only) Allows you to select the location of the print position after a form feed command is sent. • On (default). Sets the printer to print at print position 1 of the first print line on the next form.

  • Page 113: Translate Table

    Coax Emulation FF After Job Determines the print position after an operator-initiated local copy (print screen function). • Off (default). Performs an automatic new line command after completing a print buffer (unless a new line, form feed, or carriage return command was the last one executed).

  • Page 114: Buffer Print

    Chapter Coax/Twinax (CTHI) Emulation Max. Print Width Set the maximum print width at either 13.2 inches or the maximum width of the printer. The default is 13.2 inches. Buffer Print • Disable (default). The printer will print normally. • Enable. The printer prints the EBCDIC data and control codes received from the host as hex values.

  • Page 115: Twinax Params

    Twinax Params Twinax Params * = Factory Default CTHI (from page 104) Standard* Twinax Params Char Set Active Char Prt Partial Device ID Device 5225 World Select Line Address Trade (see page 116) Secondary Set* Enable* IPDS* Address 1* Standard Char* Primary Set Disable 5225...

  • Page 116

    Chapter Coax/Twinax (CTHI) Emulation * = Factory Default Char Set Select (from page 115) Primary Secondary Sets Sets 0037 English US* English US* 0037 Eng Nether Austrian/German 0500 Swiss Bil Belgian 0500 Belg. New Brazilian 0273 Austr/Germ Canadian French 0274 Belg. Old Danish/Norweg.

  • Page 117: World Trade

    Twinax Params Char Set Select Specifies the print language used by the printer. Character sets are shown in detail in the Character Sets Reference Manual . Active Char Set This option selects which group of character sets (Primary or Secondary) will be active.

  • Page 118

    This option is used in Twinax SPC emulation. The range is ASCII character. This option allows users to define ther own lead-in characters for the Printronix Specific commands. Select a hex value for the following codes for the User Defined option: •...

  • Page 119: Lac Option, Lac Approx, Host Override

    Twinax Params Graphic Chek Cod Specifies the replacement character to print in place of any unprintable character that is received from the host. Choose a hex character from 40 through FE. The character becomes the printer default when: • the printer is powered off and then powered on; •...

  • Page 120: Format Control

    Chapter Coax/Twinax (CTHI) Emulation Format Control Enables the printer to reflect the same spacing as CTPC model printers after absolute and relative move commands are executed. • Disable (default). Reflects distance, generated by the IGP/VGL feature, IGP/PGL feature, and Hex Transparent control code sequence, in the new position (after absolute and relative move commands are executed).

  • Page 121

    3270 Params 3270 Params * = Factory Default 3270 This menu appears only if the TN3270 option is installed. Params (from page 104) Char Set Translation Active Char Prt Partial Early Print Transparent Select Line Cmpl Lead-in Chars (see page 122) Secondary Sets* Enable* Disable*...

  • Page 122

    Chapter Coax/Twinax (CTHI) Emulation 3270 * = Factory Default Params Char Set Select (from page 121) Primary Sets Secondary Sets 0037 English US* English US* 0037 Eng Nether English UK 0285 English UK Austrian/German 0273 Austr/Germ German (Alt) 0274 Belg. Old Belgian 0275 Brazilian Brazilian...

  • Page 123: Lead-in Chars

    3270 Params Translation Tbl Prints out a table of the Coax interface’s current character set. This operation is valid only when the TN3270 interface is the current interface. Active Char Set Specifies which character language set will be the active set. •...

  • Page 124

    This option is used to set user defined lead-in characters. The range is ASCII character. This option allows users to define ther own lead-in characters for the Printronix Specific commands. Select a hex value for the following codes for the User Defined option: •...

  • Page 125

    3270 Params Compatibility Op The Compatibility Options allow you to select special printer functions in the non-SCS mode based on the capabilities of the printer emulated. CR At MPP+1 MPP is Maximum Print Position, which is also known as line length. This option controls a carriage return at the end of a print line and at MPP+1.

  • Page 126: Cr, Em, And Nl (3287 Only)

    Chapter Coax/Twinax (CTHI) Emulation FF Validity Determines if the position of a form feed command affects its execution. • Off (default). Performs a form feed only if it occurs at the first print position in a line or at Maximum Print Position +1. A form feed command at any other position is recognized as a space.

  • Page 127

    3270 Params Format Control Enables the printer to reflect the same spacing as CTPC model printers after absolute and relative move commands are executed. • Disable (default). Reflects distance, generated by the VGL feature, PGL feature, and Hex Transparent control code sequence, in the new position (after horizontal and vertical tabs are executed).

  • Page 128

    Chapter Coax/Twinax (CTHI) Emulation 5250 Params * = Factory Default 5250 This menu appears only if the TN5250 option is installed. Params (from page 104) Graphic Char Set Translation Active Char Prt Partial Transparent Chek Err Select Line Enable* Lead-in Chars (see page 129) Secondary Set* Enable*...

  • Page 129

    5250 Params * = Factory Default 5250 Params Char Set Select (from page 128) Primary Sets Secondary Sets English US* 0037 English US* Austrian/German 0037 Eng Nether Belgian 0500 Swiss Bil Brazilian 0500 Belg. New Canadian French 0273 Austr/Germ Danish/Norweg. 0274 Belg.

  • Page 130

    This option is used to set user defined lead-in characters. The range is ASCII character. This option allows users to define ther own lead-in characters for the Printronix Specific commands. Select a hex value for the following codes for the User Defined option: •...

  • Page 131

    5250 Params Graphic Chek Err Allows overriding of the host setting for the SGEA (Set Graphic Error Action) command. For more information about the SGEA command, refer to the Coax/Twinax Programmer's Reference Manual . • Enable (default). The host setting for the SGEA used by the printer. If the SGEA command is requested to stop on graphic errors, the printer will stop when a graphic error is detected.

  • Page 132: Spc Coax Params

    Chapter Coax/Twinax (CTHI) Emulation Format Control Enables the printer to reflect the same spacing as CTPC model printers after absolute and relative move commands are executed. • Disable (default). Reflects distance, generated by the VGL feature, PGL feature, and Hex Transparent control code sequence, in the new position (after horizontal and vertical tabs are executed).

  • Page 133: Logical Buf Size, Column 132 Wrap

    This option is used in Twinax SPC emulation. The range is ASCII character. This option allows users to define ther own lead-in characters for the Printronix Specific commands. Select a hex value for the following codes for the User Defined option: •...

  • Page 134

    Chapter Coax/Twinax (CTHI) Emulation PA2 is only valid when the printer is in the OFFLINE state and the Coax SCS data stream is active. This function displays the “PA2 ENABLED” message when the ENTER key is pressed and sends a special operator request to the host when the printer is placed ONLINE.

  • Page 135: Spc Twx Params

    SPC Twx Params SPC Twx Params * = Factory Default CTHI (from page 104) Simp Prot Conv SPC Twinax Params Device SPC Type Translation Buffer Print Address Address 1* Disable* Address (0-6) Enable MODE MODE MODE 219* P5000 Printer Type SPC Char Set SPC Char Set Impact/P-Series*...

  • Page 136

    SPC Type Allows you to select a specific type of Simple Protocol Convertor (SPC) Twinax emulation: MODE 219 for Model 219 protocol convertor, MODE P5000 for Printronix protocol convertor, and MODE IBM for the IBM protocol convertor. Printer Type Determines the SPC Twinax emulation “Mode.” When set to Std Centronics,...

  • Page 137: Lineprinter Plus Emulation

    LinePrinter Plus Emulation NOTE: When the printer is set to SPC Twx Params or SPC Coax Params, no LP+ menu items will take effect on the same offline. The LP+ Emulation resets when the printer is taken offline. * = Factory Default EMULATION (from page 103) LinePrinter+...

  • Page 138

    Chapter LinePrinter Plus Emulation * = Factory Default These menus do not appear if the Coax or Twinax host interface is selected. See page 72. This value is 132 if the Coax or Twinax host interface is selected. Printer Protocol (from page 137) P-Series* P-Series...

  • Page 139

    LinePrinter Plus Emulation (With PCL-II) NOTE: When the printer is set to SPC Twx Params or SPC Coax Params, no LP+ menu items will take effect on the same offline. The LP+ Emulation resets when the printer is taken offline. * = Factory Default EMULATION (from page 103)

  • Page 140: Font Attributes

    Chapter LinePrinter Plus Emulation (With PCL-II) Host Command This parameter allows you to block certain host commands from being acknowledged by the printer. • Enable (default). All host commands are acknowledged by the printer. • Ignore All. All host commands are ignored by the printer. •...

  • Page 141

    Prop. Spacing (Proportional Spacing) Each printed character is contained inside a character cell. The width of the character cell includes the character and the space around the character. • Disable (default). Each character cell is printed with the same width. Each column in the printed text will line up.

  • Page 142: Page Format

    Chapter LinePrinter Plus Emulation (With PCL-II) Text Position Specifies where the text will be positioned in the line space. When set to Top-of-Line, text will be positioned at the top of the line space. When set to Bottom-of-Line, the text will be positioned as if it were at the bottom of a 6 lpi line space.

  • Page 143: Print Char. Set, Set Substitution, Barcode X-offset

    Print Char. Set When this selection is displayed and the ENTER key is pressed, the current character set is printed. Reset Cmd CFG Ld When the printer receives a host data stream reset command (ESC @ or ESC[K) in addition to resetting printer variables, the selected configuration is loaded.

  • Page 144: P-series Emulation, P-series Emulation (with Pcl-ii)

    Chapter LinePrinter Plus Emulation (With PCL-II) P-Series Emulation * = Factory Default Printer Protocol (from page 138) P-Series Control Code Control Code Define CR Auto LF Overstrike Define LF P-Series Code Code SFCC 8.0 LPI* Elongated* CR = CR* Disable* Enable* LF = CR + LF* 10.3 LPI...

  • Page 145: Control Code 06, Control Code, Define Cr Code

    P-Series Emulation (With LG) P-Series Emulation (With LG) * = Factory Default Printer Protocol (from page 138) P-Series Control Code Control Code Define CR Auto LF Define LF Overstrike Code Code 8.0 LPI* Elongated* CR = CR* Disable* Enable* LF = CR + LF* 10.3 LPI Backspace CR = CR + LF...

  • Page 146

    Chapter LinePrinter Plus Emulation (With PCL-II) Auto LF This option defines the printer action when print data is received past the forms width setting. • Disable (default). Discards any data past the forms width. • Enable. Performs an automatic carriage return and line feed when data is received past the forms width, causing the excess text to print on the next line.

  • Page 147: Character Set, Sfcc D Command

    P-Series Emulation (With LG) VFU Select Controls how the printer handles vertical formatting. • EVFU (default). Enables the VFU and selects P-Series compatible Electronic Vertical Format Unit (EVFU). • DVFU. Enables the VFU and selects the Dataproducts compatible Direct Access Vertical Format Unit (DVFU). •...

  • Page 148

    Chapter LinePrinter Plus Emulation (With PCL-II) P-Series Character Set Menu Character Set * = Factory Default (from page 144) Standard Arabic Cyrillic European Greek Sets Sets Sets Sets Sets See page 149. ASMO 449* Cyrillic 866* Latin 2 8859-2* DEC 256 Greek* ASMO 449+ Cyrillic CP 437 Latin 2 852...

  • Page 149

    P-Series Emulation (With LG) Character Set (P-Series) (from page 148) Standard Sets* IBM PC* Multinational ECMA Latin 1 DEC Mult. CP 858 EURO Primary Subset ASCII (USA)* Primary Subset ASCII (USA)* ASCII (USA)* EBCDIC ASCII (USA)* French French German German German Swedish English...

  • Page 150

    Chapter LinePrinter Plus Emulation (With PCL-II) P-Series Character Set Menu (with PCL-II) * = Factory Default Character Set (from page 144) IBM PC* Primary Subset ASCII (USA)* French German English Danish Swedish Italian Spanish Japanese French Canadian Latin American Danish II Spanish II Latin Am II Extended Subset...

  • Page 151

    P-Series Emulation (With LG) P-Series Character Set Menu (with LG) Character Set * = Factory Default (from page 144) IBM PC* DEC Mult. Primary Subset ASCII (USA)* ASCII (USA)* French French German German English English Norw./Danish Danish Swedish Swedish Italian Italian Spanish Spanish...

  • Page 152: P-series Xq Emulation

    Chapter LinePrinter Plus Emulation (With PCL-II) P-Series XQ Emulation * = Factory Default Printer Protocol (from page 138) P-Series Control Code Define CR Auto LF Define LF Compressed Elong/Alt. Code Code Font 8.0 LPI* CR = CR* Disable* LF = CR + LF* char 01 SOH* Elng=BS Font=SO* 10.3 LPI...

  • Page 153: Compressed Print

    P-Series XQ Emulation Define LF Code • LF = CR + LF (default). Forces an automatic carriage return with each line feed command received. The next print position is print position 1 of the next line. • LF = LF. Does not perform an automatic carriage return when a line feed command is received.

  • Page 154: Slew Relative, Serial Matrix Emulation

    Chapter LinePrinter Plus Emulation (With PCL-II) Upr. Case Select Controls how the printer handles lowercase characters it receives from the host computer. When enabled, all characters will be printed in uppercase. • Disable (default). Prints lowercase characters received from the host computer as lowercase, and prints uppercase characters received from the computer as uppercase.

  • Page 155: Define Lf Code

    Serial Matrix Emulation Control Code 06 Control Code 06 defines the function of ASCII code hex 06 (ACK). You can select an alternate line spacing of 6, 8, or 10.3 LPI. Define CR Code This option controls the action of the printer when it receives a Carriage Return code (hex 0D) from the host computer.

  • Page 156: Printer Select, Esc D Command

    Chapter LinePrinter Plus Emulation (With PCL-II) Printer Select • Disable (default). Ignores the ASCII DC1 and DC3 control codes. • Enable. Disables the printer when a DC1 control code is received, and enables the printer when a DC3 control code is received. Alt.

  • Page 157: Serial Matrix Character Set Menu

    Serial Matrix Emulation Serial Matrix Character Set Menu * = Factory Default Character Set (from page 154) Standard Arabic Cyrillic European Greek Sets Sets Sets Sets Sets (see page 158) ASMO 449* Cyrillic 866* Latin 2 8859-2* DEC 256 Greek* ASMO 449+ Cyrillic CP 437 Latin 2 852...

  • Page 158

    Chapter LinePrinter Plus Emulation (With PCL-II) Character Set (Serial) (from page 157) Standard Sets* IBM PC* Multinational ECMA Latin 1 DEC Mult. CP 858 EURO Primary Subset ASCII (USA)* Primary Subset ASCII (USA)* ASCII (USA)* EBCDIC ASCII (USA)* French French German German German...

  • Page 159: Proprinter Xl Emulation

    Proprinter XL Emulation Proprinter XL Emulation * = Factory Default Printer Protocol (from page 138) Proprinter Define CR FF valid at Auto LF Define LF Character Alt. Char 20 CPI Code Code Condensed CR = CR* Enable* LF = LF* Enable* (see page 161) Set 1* Enable*...

  • Page 160

    Chapter LinePrinter Plus Emulation (With PCL-II) Character Set Specifies a character set as shown in the “Proprinter XL Character Sets Menu” on page 161. To use one of these sets, choose the desired group heading (such as European Sets) and press ENTER. Then choose the desired set within that group (such as Roman 8) and press ENTER.

  • Page 161

    Proprinter XL Emulation Proprinter XL Character Sets Menu * = Factory Default Character Set (from page 159) Standard Arabic Cyrillic European Greek Hebrew Sets* Sets Sets Sets Sets Sets ASMO 449* Cyrillic 866* Latin 2 8859-2* DEC 256 Greek* Hebrew Old* ASMO 449+ Cyrillic CP 437 Latin 2 852...

  • Page 162

    Chapter LinePrinter Plus Emulation (With PCL-II) Proprinter XL Character Sets Menu (with PCL-II) Character Set * = Factory Default (from page 159) Code Page 437* Code Page 850 OCR-A OCR-B Latin 2 8859-2 Latin 2 852 Bulgarian Latin 9 8859-15 Polish POL1 Multinational DEC 256 Greek...

  • Page 163: Epson Fx Emulation

    Epson FX Emulation Epson FX Emulation * = Factory Default Printer Protocol (from page 138) Epson FX Define CR Printer Auto LF Define LF Character 20 CPI Alt. Set Code Code Select Condensed 80-9F CR = CR* Enable* LF = LF* Disable* (see page 165) Enable* Control Code*...

  • Page 164

    Chapter LinePrinter Plus Emulation (With PCL-II) Printer Select • Disable (default). Ignores the ASCII DC1 and DC3 control codes. • Enable. Disables the printer when a DC1 control code is received, and enables the printer when a DC3 control code is received. Character Set This parameter selects a character set for the Epson emulation, as shown in the “Epson FX Character Set Menu”...

  • Page 165: Epson Fx Character Set Menu

    Epson FX Emulation Epson FX Character Set Menu * Factory Default Character Set (from page 163) Standard European Arabic Cyrillic Greek Hebrew Sets* Sets Sets Sets Sets Sets Epson Set* ASMO 449* Cyrillic 866* Latin 2 8859-2* DEC 256 Greek* Hebrew Old* ASCII (USA)* ASMO 449+...

  • Page 166

    Chapter LinePrinter Plus Emulation (With PCL-II) Epson FX Character Set Menu (with PCL-II) * Factory Default Character Set (from page 163) Epson Set* ASCII (USA)* French German English Danish I Swedish Italian Spanish I Japanese Norwegian Danish II Spanish II Latin Am I French Canadian Latin Am II...

  • Page 167

    Epson FX Emulation Epson FX Character Set Menu (with LG) * Factory Default Character Set (from page 163) Epson Set* ASCII (USA)* French German English Danish I Swedish Italian Spanish I Japanese Norwegian Danish II Spanish II Latin Am I French Canadian Latin Am II OCR-A...

  • Page 168: Ansi Emulation

    Chapter ANSI Emulation ANSI Emulation * Factory Default EMULATION (from page 103) 44/48XX- ANSI CPI/LPI Font Page Define CR Auto LF Define LF Select Attributes Format Code Code Select CPI (see page 169) (see page 169) CR = CR* Disable* LF = CR + LF* 10.0* CPI CR = CR + LF...

  • Page 169

    * = Factory Default Font Attributes (from page 168) Typeface Prop. Bold Print Slashed Zero Spacing Data Processing* Disable* Disable* Disable* Gothic NLQ Enable Enable Enable Char. Graphics High Speed Italics NLQ Courier NLQ OCR-A OCR-B Character Set (from page 168) Latin 1 8859-1* Latin 9 8859-15 Cyrillic 8859-5...

  • Page 170

    Chapter ANSI Emulation CPI/LPI Select Defines the default values for the horizontal and vertical character spacing. The number of characters per inch can range from 10.0 through 17.1. The number of lines per inch can range from 3.0 through 8.0. Font Attributes Typeface Choose a typeface from the available options.

  • Page 171

    Page Format Margins • Left Margin. Defines where the first print column is located. The left margin is specified as the number of characters from the left edge of the form. • Right Margin. Defines where the last print column is located. The right margin is specified as the number of characters from the right edge of the form.

  • Page 172

    Chapter ANSI Emulation IMPORTANT If the form width is set in characters and the CPI is changed, the effective page width is changed to be equal to the form width in characters divided by the new CPI. Table 6. Form Width Maximum Form Width CPI Setting (in characters)

  • Page 173: Esc C Sequence, Received Cr, Received Del, Private Mode

    Character Set This parameter selects a character set for the ANSI emulation. Note that when 0876 OCR-A or 0877 OCR-B is selected as the print language, the Font Attributes Typeface parameter is changed to OCR-A or OCR-B, respectively. Character sets are shown in detail in the Character Sets Reference Manual . Printer Select •...

  • Page 174: Pos. On Bc/ovrsz, Bc Check Digit, Barcode Darkmode, Pum Default, Truncate Pi Slew

    Chapter ANSI Emulation Pos. on BC/OvrSz • Set to top (default). The paper is fed back to the top of barcodes or oversized characters after they are printed. This allows printing on the same line. • Set to bottom. The printer will continue printing without backing up. BC Check Digit •...

  • Page 175

    Features IGP/PGL Emulation The PGL emulation is the software based Intelligent Graphics Processor (IGP) for the line matrix family of printers. It is based upon, and is compatible with, the IGP-100/200/400 board using the PGL. The IGP graphics processing features are detailed below. Features On-Line Form and Label Generation makes it easy to create forms or labels with a “preprinted”...

  • Page 176: Configuring The Emulation With The Control Panel

    Chapter IGP/PGL Emulation Extended Character Sets provide 33 extended character sets, also containing 96 characters in length. These are also stored in memory. Configuring The Emulation With The Control Panel You can select PGL default parameters directly from the control panel or by control codes as explained in the IGP/PGL Programmer's Reference Manual.

  • Page 177: Igp/pgl Submenu

    IGP/PGL Submenu IGP/PGL Submenu * = Factory Default EMULATION (from page 59) IGP/PGL Define CR Define LF Autowrap PI Slew CR Edit Select Code Code SFCC Range Font CR = CR* LF = LF* Disable* Disable* (see page 188) CR = CR + LF LF = CR + LF Enable (1-255)

  • Page 178: Igp/pgl Submenu (with Pcl-ii)

    Chapter IGP/PGL Emulation IGP/PGL Submenu (With PCL-II) * = Factory Default EMULATION (from page 59) IGP/PGL Define CR Define LF Autowrap PI Slew CR Edit Select Code Code SFCC Range Font CR = CR* LF = LF* Disable* Disable* CR = CR + LF LF = CR + LF Enable Enable...

  • Page 179: Define Cr (carriage Return) Code

    IGP/PGL Submenu (With LG) IGP/PGL Submenu (With LG) * = Factory Default EMULATION (from page 59) IGP/PGL Select Font Define CR Define LF Autowrap PI Slew CR Edit Code Code SFCC Range CR = CR* LF = LF* Disable* Disable* 1-34 CR = CR + LF LF = CR + LF...

  • Page 180: Select Font, Define Lf (line Feed) Code, Pi Slew Range

    Chapter IGP/PGL Emulation Define LF (Line Feed) Code This parameter forces the printer to insert an automatic Carriage Return code into the data stream whenever a Line Feed code occurs. This can be used in most installations, but it is required if the host computer does not send carriage returns to the printer.

  • Page 181: Select Lpi, Auto Uppercase, Forms Handling

    Slash 0 This parameter allows you to print the numeral “0” with or without the slash. This option applies to all character sets except OCR A and OCR B. • Disable (default). Zero is printed without a slash. • Enable. Zero is printed with a slash. Select LPI This is the number of lines to be printed per inch.

  • Page 182: Barcode Options, Power On Igp/pgl, Ext Execute Copy

    Chapter IGP/PGL Emulation Power On IGP/PGL You can set the IGP feature so that it is enabled or disabled when the printer is powered on. • Enable (default). The PGL is enabled when the printer is powered on. (The PGL feature is initialized in the Normal mode.) •...

  • Page 183: Optimized Ratio, Select So Char, User-def Ratio

    Optimized Ratio This option selects different barcode ratios for certain barcodes including Code 39 and I-2/5. It is included for compatibility with the IGP-X00 printers. • Disable (default). Use standard barcode ratios. • Enable. Select the alternate barcode ratios. I-2/5 Selection This option is added to be compatible with a special IGP-X00 customization.

  • Page 184: Host Form Length, Var Form Adjust, Var Form Type

    Chapter IGP/PGL Emulation C39 Compatbl. This menu makes the old method of decoding C39 alternative character set compatible with the new. • Disable (default) Uses the current way of decoding. • Enable. Matches the old method of decoding. Host Form Length Determines whether the form length specified in the CREATE command changes the form length designated in the LP+ menu (see “LinePrinter Plus Emulation”...

  • Page 185: Ignore Char, Compatbl. Mode

    Ignore Char • Ignore Mode This parameter instructs the PGL to ignore the character selected under the Select Character menu. • Disable (default). The PGL does not ignore any characters. • Enable. The PGL ignores the characters specified in the Select Character menu.

  • Page 186: Print Quality, True Form Slew, Power-on S-mode

    Chapter IGP/PGL Emulation True Form Slew This option is related to slewing within forms when using the PMODE command. Customers with new applications are advised to keep this option enabled. • Enable (default). Form length is accurate according to the form length parameter in the CREATE command.

  • Page 187: Error Report, Trunc Dyn Data

    Trunc Dyn Data This submenu allows the user to truncate the dynamic data up to the maximum data length specified in Create Mode. • Disable (default). If the dynamic data exceeds the maximum data length, an error will report. • Enable.

  • Page 188

    Chapter IGP/PGL Emulation IGP/PGL Font Set Menu * = Factory Default Select Font (from page 177) Standard European Arabic Cyrillic Greek Sets* Sets Sets Sets Sets 0) ASCII* ASMO 449* Code Page 866* Latin 2 8859-2* DEC 256 Greek* 1) German ASMO 449+ Cyrillic CP 437 Latin 2 852...

  • Page 189

    Features IGP/VGL Emulation Code V Graphics language (VGL) is an Intelligent Graphics Printing (IGP) software emulation designed for your Line Matrix printer. The IGP Code V emulation of the QMS Code V Version II programming language produces online forms, barcodes, and alphanumeric text-generation. The graphics processing features are detailed below.

  • Page 190: Igp/vgl Submenu

    Chapter IGP/VGL Emulation Configuring The Emulation With The Control Panel You can select VGL default parameters directly from the control panel or by control codes as explained in the IGP/VGL Programmer's Reference Manual . The VGL parameters are described on the following pages. Parameters marked with an asterisk (*) indicate the default value.

  • Page 191

    IGP/VGL Submenu IGP/VGL Graphics Options Submenu * = Factory Default Graphics Options (from page 190) Slash 0 Append Truncate Ignore Dots True Vert Absorb After Rotated Alpha 1/10 Disable* Disable* Disable* Enable* Disable* Absorb Motion* Enable Enable Enable Disable Enable Absorb All Disable Rot.

  • Page 192: Igp/vgl Submenu (with Pcl-ii)

    Chapter IGP/VGL Emulation IGP/VGL Submenu (with PCL-II) * = Factory Default EMULATION (from page 103) IGP/VGL SFCC & Graphics Error Ignore/DB8 Pwrup Handling Options Setup Control Char (see page 193) Error Msgs Ignore Nulls Enable* Disable* Ignore Mode Disable Enable Disable* Error Markers Data Bit 8...

  • Page 193

    IGP/VGL Submenu (with PCL-II) IGP/VGL (with PCL-II) Graphics Options * = Factory Default Graphics Options (from page 192) Slashes in Ignore Dots Append Truncate True Vert Absorb After Zeros Rotated Alpha 1/10 Enable* Disable* Absorb All* Disable* Disable* Enable* Disable Enable Enable Disable...

  • Page 194: Igp/vgl Submenu (with Lg)

    Chapter IGP/VGL Emulation IGP/VGL Submenu (with LG) * = Factory Default EMULATION (from page 103) IGP/VGL SFCC & Graphics Error Ignore/DB8 Pwrup Options Handling Setup VGL SFCC (see page 195) Error Msgs Ignore Chars Enable* Disable Power-Up ^X Disable Char 1 Disable* Error Markers Char 2...

  • Page 195: Sfcc & Pwrup

    IGP/VGL Submenu (with LG) IGP/VGL (with LG) Graphics Options * = Factory Default Graphics Options (from page 194) Slash 0 Ignore Dots Append Truncate True Vert Absorb After Rotated Alpha 1/10 Disable* Disable* Disable* Enable* Disable* Absorb Motion* Enable Enable Enable Disable Enable...

  • Page 196: Graphics Options

    Chapter IGP/VGL Emulation Power Up ^PY • Disable (default). • Enable. Selects the graphics mode ^PY as the power-up default. The number of lines to be printed per inch. For example, at 6 lpi there is 1/6 inch from the top of one print line to the top of the next print line. Graphics Options The following are several options which configure printing output.

  • Page 197: Absorb After ^py

    Absorb After ^PY • Absorb Motion (default). The first paper motion following a ^PY command is ignored. • Absorb All. The system ignores all the data and terminator until a host generated motion terminator is detected. • Disable. System terminators following a graphics command are sent to the printer and result in paper motion.

  • Page 198

    Chapter IGP/VGL Emulation LP+ Font • Disable (default). The IGP/VGL uses its default half-dot font, which is slightly different from the standard bitmap font used by LP+ at 12, 13, 15 and 17 cpi. • Enable. The IGP/VGL uses the same font as used by LP+ at all cpi. MSI Check Digit •...

  • Page 199: Width Limit, Igp110 Compatbl

    Width Limit • Disable (default). • Enable. The system will limit the length and width for expanded characters to a limit shown in Table 7, which displays the maximum width allowed for a specific height in the range of 00 through 40 (0.0 through 4.0 inches).

  • Page 200: Error Handling

    Chapter IGP/VGL Emulation Auto FF at ^PN • Disable (default). A form feed will not be generated automatically when the ^PN command is encountered. • Enable. A form feed will be generated automatically to slew to the top of the next form when the ^PN command is encountered and when the current vertical position is not at top of form.

  • Page 201

    Error Markers • Enable (default). Prints the following error markers for those elements that print beyond the page boundaries: >> for elements that begin off the right side of the page; ♦ << for elements that begin at the indicated position but end off the page; for elements where the starting position of the command contains an error other than an off-page error.

  • Page 202: Font Set, Pi Control

    Chapter IGP/VGL Emulation Data Bit 8 • Enable (default). The PI line is not passed directly from host to printer; all 8 bits are used for data bits, and characters in the hex 80-FF range can be accessed. • Disable. When the host PI line is enabled, Data Bit 8 internally indicates PI line status.

  • Page 203: Prt To Emulate

    Prt To Emulate This option allows you to select an earlier model printer/IGP board combination to emulate. When a printer emulation is selected, the scaling command causes the printer to generate a graphic image in the same density as the printer emulation chosen. Five types of printers can be emulated: MVP or MVP 150B, L150, P3040, P6000, and P9000.

  • Page 204: Igp/vgl Font Set Menu

    Chapter IGP/VGL Emulation IGP/VGL Font Set Menu * = Factory Default Font Set (from page 190) Standard Arabic Cyrillic European Greek Sets* Sets Sets Sets Sets 0) ASCII* ASMO 449* Code Page 866* Latin 2 8859-2* DEC 256 Greek* 1) German ASMO 449+ Cyrillic CP 437 Latin 2 852...

  • Page 205: Ipds Emulation

    IPDS Emulation * Factory Default EMULATION (from page 103) IPDS Print Quality Font Size Graphics Barcode Barcode Barcode Quality Quality Speed Size Select By Host* Select By Host* 4234* High* High* High* Default Font Standard Select By Host Select By Host Select By Host 67XX Compressed...

  • Page 206: Font Size, Graphics Quality, Barcode Quality, Barcode Speed

    Chapter IPDS Emulation Your IPDS printer emulates the IBM 4234 twinax models 008 and 012. IPDS Twinax printers can only print IPDS data streams and nothing else. Even a simple job, such as a screen print, is IPDS data in a twinax attachment.

  • Page 207: Barcode Size, Early Print Comp (complete), Graphics Scaling, Graphic Charsize, I2/5 Checksum

    Barcode Size This parameter will emulate the barcode sizes of the selected printer model. • 4234 (default). IBM 4234 • 67XX. Decision Data 67XX • 64XX. IBM 6400 series • 4224. IBM 4224 Early Print Comp (Complete) This parameter chooses when to send a Print Comp to the controller. •...

  • Page 208: Default Font, Hexdump Mode, Code Page Subset, Vpa Check, Print Ipds Fonts

    Chapter IPDS Emulation Code Page Subset When the Thai code page is selected as the default, either from the front panel or by a host command, you may choose from three different versions. Default Font Choose a font quality and size from the available selections. All fonts in the Default Font menu are available in standard and compressed vertical resolution (see page 205).

  • Page 209: Pcl - Ii Emulation

    PCL - II Emulation * = Factory Default EMULATION (from page 103) PCL-II Second Char. Primary Char. Page Length Max Line Face CPI Symbol Set Rep. Width Delay Delay Disable* Inches/Page* 13.2 inches* Enable* 0* - 109, xx 0* - 109, xx Lines/Page 13.6 inches Disable...

  • Page 210

    Chapter PCL - II Emulation Primary Secondary Char. set Char. Set (from page 209) (from page 209) Symbol Set Symbol Set Roman-8[8U]* Math-8[8M] (same as Primary Turkish-8[8T] PS Math[5M] Character Set) Arab-8[8V] Greek-7[12N] Cyrillic[8R] Postnet4[15Y] PC858 MtLi[13U] Postnet11.25 MC Text[12J] Greek-8[8G] Roman-9[4U] Hebrew-8[8H]...

  • Page 211: Perforation Skip, Primary Char. Set, Second Char. Set

    Primary Char. Set You can select one of 92 pre-defined character sets by ID (although character sets range from 0 - 109, not all sets are available on the LJ500 printer), or you can select pitch, symbol set, and typeface individually. If the combination you choose matches one of the 92 predefined sets, the ID submenu will reflect that selection.

  • Page 212: Display Functions, Line Terminator, Ptx Linefeed

    Chapter PCL - II Emulation Display Functions • Disable (default). The default. Control characters are not printed. • Enable. Control characters are printed before they get executed. This is a useful debugging tool. Line Terminator You can define the action of the line. Four options are available: LF after CR, CR after LF, CR after FF, and CR after VT.

  • Page 213: Config Print, Symbol Set Print

    Config Print This option prints the emulation's parameters and the currently selected values. Symbol Set Print This option prints a list of all the available sets. The character set number prints to the left of the character set sample. Reset Cmd CFG Ld When the printer receives a host data stream reset command in addition to resetting printer variables, the selected configuration will be loaded.

  • Page 214

    Chapter LG Emulation Font (from page 213) Style Character Set DP 10 6* GL Char Set DP 10 8 U.S. ASCII* DP 12 6 DEC Finnish DP 12 8 French DP 15 6 DEC Fr. Can. DP 15 8 German DP 15 10 Italian HS 10 6...

  • Page 215

    Font Select a default font style and character set for the LG emulation, as follows: • Style. This option allows you to specify a print quality that includes a characters per inch (cpi) and lines per inch (lpi) setting, in the format Type cpi lpi.

  • Page 216

    Chapter LG Emulation Horiz Forms • Left Mgr 0.00 (default). This sets the left margin for the forms. You must specify the left margin in 1/10 inch increments, from 0 to 13.1 inches. The default value is 0. Press the right arrow to increase the value, left arrow to decrease the value, and ENTER to change units.

  • Page 217: Unsolicited Rpt, Print Mode Opt, Plot Mode Opt, I-2/5 Guard Bars

    This parameter forces the printer to insert an automatic Carriage Return code into the data stream whenever a Form Feed code occurs. This can be used in most installations, but it is required if the host computer does not send carriage returns to the printer.

  • Page 218: Printer Control, Ribbon End Point

    Chapter PRINTER CONTROL PRINTER CONTROL * Factory Default PRINTER Not available in LG or PCL-II CONTROL Available for Pedestal printers only (from page 60) Ribbon End Open Platen Bar Code Tear Bar View Unidirectional Point @BOF Quality Dist. Function Darker +6 Disable* Dark* 7.46 inches.*...

  • Page 219: Bar Code Quality, Open Platen @ Bof (bottom Of Form), Tear Bar Dist. (distance)

    Open Platen @ BOF (Bottom of Form) Some special forms have perforation areas that are too thick to pass through the print station. This parameter, when enabled, opens and closes the platen when the perforations move across the platen. When enabling this parameter, you must set the forms length to match the physical distance between perforations.

  • Page 220: Display Language, Accented Char

    Chapter PRINTER CONTROL Display Language This parameter chooses the language that will appear on the LCD: English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, or Portuguese. The factory default is English. Accented Char Selects whether the accented characters are standard or tall. See Figure 23 for an example.

  • Page 221: Advanced User

    ADVANCED USER * = Factory Default If you have the CT option, Enable is the default value. ADVANCED If installed USER 3 Not available in PCL-II (from page 60) 4 Not available in LG or PCL-II Hex Dump Power-up Downloaded PMD Fault Power PTX Setup...

  • Page 222: Hex Dump Mode, Downloaded Fonts

    Chapter ADVANCED USER PTX Setup Option Selects the Special Function Control Code for the PTX_SETUP command and functions. • Setup Parse. Disables or enables the PTX_SETUP command. • Setup SFCC. Allows you to choose the hex value of the ASCII character you wish to use as the SFCC for the PTX_SETUP command.

  • Page 223: Power Stacker, File System, Pmd (paper Motion Detection) Fault, Auto Elevator, Auto Locking

    PMD (Paper Motion Detection) Fault • Enable (default). In the event of a paper jam, an audible alarm beeps, “CLEAR PAPER JAM” appears on the message display, and the printer stops printing. • Disable. You should disable PMD only if special paper requires it. CAUTION Once PMD is disabled, paper motion is not monitored.

  • Page 224: Shuttle Timeout, Set Sharing, Slow Paper Slew

    Chapter ADVANCED USER • Print File List. Prints a summary of the files stored in flash memory and several statistics on File System usage. IMPORTANT Do not turn the printer off until it has completely rebooted and is either back online or offline. Set Sharing This option allows character sets to be shared between the active LP+ protocol and the active IGP emulation.

  • Page 225: Cancel Key, Power Saver Time, Pwr Save Control, Set Lock Key

    Power Saver Time The time interval you specify for this parameter sets the amount of idle time before the printer goes into Power Saver mode. When Instant is chosen, the printer goes into Power Saver mode as soon as it is able to stop the shuttle properly.

  • Page 226: Rbn Low Warn, Rbn Low Action

    Chapter ADVANCED USER RBN Low Warn @ This option allows the user to select the Ribbon Life value at which point the printer will declare a ribbon low condition and display the "RIBBON UNDER XX% / Change RBN Soon" warning message. The default is Under 2%. See “RBN Low Action”...

  • Page 227: Printer Tests

    DIAGNOSTICS * = Factory Default DIAGNOSTICS If Ethernet adapter is present (from page 60) Not available in PCL-II or LG Not available in LG Printer Tests Test Width Paper Out System Print Dots Memory Statistics Shift Recycle* Full Width* 40 dots* 32 Megabytes On: 144.9 Hrs.

  • Page 228: System Memory

    Chapter DIAGNOSTICS • Shuttle Fast. Verifies proper operation by exercising shuttle and ribbon motion at fast speed. • Shuttle Only. Exercises only the shuttle at fast speed. • Phase Printer. Checks for wavy print. The initial phase value is set in the factory.

  • Page 229: Print Statistics

    Print Statistics You can view various printer statistics and refer to them for preventive maintenance purposes. Printer statistics accumulate continuously; they do not reset when you turn off the printer. All of the printer statistics are set to zero at the factory after burn-in testing. •...

  • Page 230

    Chapter DATE DATE * = Factory Default Appears only if the real time clock option is installed. DATE (from page 60) Hour Minute Year Month 2099* Jan* 00 - 59 00 - 23 2000 - 2099 Jan - Dec 01 - 31 Hour This option allows you to set the hour.

  • Page 231: Printer Mgmt, Pne Port, Mgmt Protocol

    Printer MGMT * = Factory Default Printer MGMT Not available if PNE Port number is set at Serial. (from page 60) PNE Port Mgmt Protocol PNE Port PNE Port Status Port Mgmt Port Number Timeout Numb Number Ethernet* UCP* 3001* 100 Seconds* 3002* 3007*...

  • Page 232

    Chapter Printer MGMT...

  • Page 233

    Interfaces Overview This chapter describes the host interfaces provided with the printer. The printer interface is the point where the data line from the host computer plugs into the printer. The interface processes all communications signals and data to and from the host computer. Plus, with the Auto Switching feature, you can configure the printer to accept several interfaces at the same time (see “Auto Switching Submenu”...

  • Page 234: Dataproducts Parallel Interface

    Chapter Dataproducts Parallel Interface Optional Host Interfaces: • Coax / Twinax • Dataproducts parallel • Ethernet 10/100BaseT In addition to descriptions for the multi-line interfaces, this chapter also provides instructions for configuration of terminating resistors for the parallel interfaces. Dataproducts Parallel Interface Table 8.

  • Page 235: Dataproducts Parallel Interface Signals

    Dataproducts Parallel Interface Signals Dataproducts Parallel Interface Signals Data Lines 1 through 8. Provides eight standard or inverted levels from the host that specify character data, plot data, or a control code. Data Line 8 allows access to the extended ASCII character set. You can enable or disable this line via the Data Bit 8 parameter on the Dataproducts submenu (see page page 79).

  • Page 236: Centronics Parallel Interface

    Chapter Centronics Parallel Interface Centronics Parallel Interface Table 9. Centronics Interface Connector Pin Assignments Input Signals Output Signals Miscellaneous Signal Signal Signal DATA LINE 1 ACKNOWLEDGE CHASSIS GROUND Return Return DATA LINE 2 ONLINE GROUND Return Return DATA LINE 3 FAULT Spares Return...

  • Page 237: Centronics Parallel Interface Signals

    Centronics Parallel Interface Signals Centronics Parallel Interface Signals Data Lines 1 through 8. Provides eight standard or inverted levels from the host that specify character data, plot data, or a control code. Data Line 8 allows access to the extended ASCII character set. You may enable or disable this line via the Data Bit 8 parameter on the Centronics submenu (see page page 76).

  • Page 238: Ieee 1284 Parallel Interface, Compatibility Mode, Nibble Mode, Byte Mode

    Chapter IEEE 1284 Parallel Interface IEEE 1284 Parallel Interface The 1284 supports three operating modes, which are determined by negotiation between the printer and the host. Compatibility Mode This mode provides compatibility with Centronics-like host I/O (see Table 10). Data is transferred from the host to the printer in 8-bit bytes over the data lines.

  • Page 239

    Signals Signals Table 10 lists each of the signals associated with the corresponding pins on the 1284 interface. Descriptions of the signals follow. Table 10. 1284 Signals Type of Mode Source of Data Compatible Nibble Byte Host nStrobe HostClk Host/Clk Host/Printer Data 1 (LSB) Host/Printer...

  • Page 240

    Chapter IEEE 1284 Parallel Interface Table 10. 1284 Signals (continued) Type of Mode Source of Data Compatible Nibble Byte Signal Ground (Data 7) Signal Ground (Data 8) Signal Ground (PError, Select, nAck) Signal Ground (Busy, nFault) Signal Ground (nAutoFd, nSelectIn, nInit) Host nInit Printer...

  • Page 241: Terminating Resistor Configurations

    Terminating Resistor Configurations nData Available / nPeripheral Request. Driven by the printer. Indicates the printer has encountered an error. (Data bits 1 and 5 in Nibble mode.) 1284 Active / nAStrobe. Driven by the host. A peripheral device is selected. Host Logic High—Driven by the host.

  • Page 242

    Chapter IEEE 1284 Parallel Interface The shipping kit for this printer includes 220 ohm pull-up and 330 ohm pull- down alternate terminating resistors. If you install the 220 ohm pull-up resistor, you must also install the 330 ohm pull-down resistor. Table 11 lists the three terminating resistor configurations you can install: Table 11.

  • Page 243: Removal And Installation

    Terminating Resistor Configurations V6 Controller Board For parallel interface configurations, the printer is equipped with 470 Ohm and and 1K Ohm terminating reistors on the controller board. These are suitable for most applications. See Figure 25. If the standard terminating resistor pack is not compatible with the particular interface driver requirements of the host computer, other RP1 and RP2 values may be required.

  • Page 244: Rs-232 And Rs-422 Serial Interfaces

    Chapter RS-232 And RS-422 Serial Interfaces RS-232 And RS-422 Serial Interfaces NOTE: The RS-232 and RS-422 serial interface circuit characteristics are compatible with the Electronic Industry Association Specifications EIA-232-E and EIA-422-B. The RS-232 and RS-422 serial interfaces enable the printer to operate with bit serial devices that are compatible with an RS-232 controller.

  • Page 245

    RS-422 Receive Data (RXD). Serial data stream to the printer. Transmit Data (TXD). Serial data stream from the printer for transmitting status and control information to the host. Subject to protocol selection. Request To Send (RTS). Control signal from the printer. Subject to configuration.

  • Page 246

    Chapter RS-232 And RS-422 Serial Interfaces...

  • Page 247: Security Key, Reprogramming The Security Key, How To Program The Security Key

    Reprogramming the Security Key Reprogramming The Security Key The security key on the PSA3 controller board can be reprogrammed with a Software Program Exchange (SPX) module. The SPX is an intelligent module that plugs into the debug port on the back of printers equipped with the PSA3 “Hurricane”...

  • Page 248

    Chapter Reprogramming The Security Key Debug Port Figure 26. Inserting The SPX into the Debug Port 4. Power on the printer. The printer will begin its boot-up sequence. 5. When the printer detects a valid SPX, the control panel displays: “NEW SPX DETECTED PRESS ENTER”...

  • Page 249: Troubleshooting, Cleaning Requirements, Exterior Cleaning

    Troubleshooting Cleaning Requirements Clean the printer every six months or after every 1000 hours of operation, whichever occurs first. If the printer is located in a dusty area or is used for heavy duty printing, clean it more often. WARNING Disconnect the power source before cleaning the printer.

  • Page 250: Interior Cleaning

    Chapter Cleaning Requirements Interior Cleaning Over time, particles of paper and ink accumulate inside the printer. This is normal. Paper dust and ink build-up must be periodically removed to avoid degraded print quality. Most paper dust accumulates around the ends of the platen and ribbon path.

  • Page 251

    Interior Cleaning To clean the interior of the printer perform the following steps. 1. Power off the printer and unplug the printer power cord. 2. Open the printer cover. 3. Fully raise the platen lever. 4. Unload the paper. 5. Unlatch the ribbon and ribbon spool and carefully lift them off the hubs. NOTE: If there are ink stained fingerprints on the ribbon barcode (located on the ribbon spool), wipe it clean with a soft cloth or towelette moistened with alcohol.

  • Page 252: Diagnosing Problems, Bar Code Verification

    Chapter Diagnosing Problems Diagnosing Problems This section is designed to help you fix problems which may arise with normal printer operation. Bar Code Verification The most important consideration when printing a bar code is to ensure that the bar code will be scanned properly. Incorporating a bar code quality procedure in the printing process is the best way to ensure that bar codes are being printed correctly.

  • Page 253: Printing A Hex Dump

    Printing A Hex Dump Printing A Hex Dump A hex code printout (or hex dump) is a translation of all host interface data to its hexadecimal equivalent, listing all ASCII character data received from the host computer with their corresponding two-digit hexadecimal codes. Hex dumps are used to troubleshoot printer data reception problems.

  • Page 254: Fault Messages

    Chapter Diagnosing Problems Fault Messages If a fault condition occurs in the printer, the status indicator on the control panel flashes on and off, and the message display indicates the specific fault. Fault messages are summarized in Table 15. Displayed faults fall into one of two categories: •...

  • Page 255

    Fault Messages Table 15. LCD Message Troubleshooting Table Can User Displayed Message Explanation Solution Correct? 15 COMM CHECK A message that appears Check cable connection. in the CT emulation meaning the line is not active on a twinax interface. 15V CTL FAIL* Controller voltage failure.

  • Page 256

    Chapter Diagnosing Problems Table 15. LCD Message Troubleshooting Table Can User Displayed Message Explanation Solution Correct? 426 BC READ ERR Bar code read error: The 1. Power down the printer. See User Manual printer does not detect 2. Remove the ribbon and the presence of the wipe the two lenses of the ribbon bar code sensor.

  • Page 257

    Fault Messages Table 15. LCD Message Troubleshooting Table Can User Displayed Message Explanation Solution Correct? B11 ERROR: RAM SDRAM failed the boot Cycle power to see if the message TEST FAILED* initialization test. SDRAM clears, if not, contact your DIMM may not be authorized service representative.

  • Page 258

    Chapter Diagnosing Problems Table 15. LCD Message Troubleshooting Table Can User Displayed Message Explanation Solution Correct? B35 STATUS: Status message: the DC Cycle power to see if the message WAITING FOR EC on the controller board is clears, if not, contact your STATUS waiting for authorized service representative.

  • Page 259

    Fault Messages Table 15. LCD Message Troubleshooting Table Can User Displayed Message Explanation Solution Correct? B51 STATUS: XX% Status message: printer No action required. LOADING... boot-up routines are loading printer system software into flash memory and SDRAM. B53 ERROR: 12C NO There is a problem on the Cycle power to see if the message ARBITRATION...

  • Page 260

    Chapter Diagnosing Problems Table 15. LCD Message Troubleshooting Table Can User Displayed Message Explanation Solution Correct? CLEAR PAPER JAM No paper motion. Clear jam and reload paper. If this message recurs, contact your authorized service representative. CLEARING Status message: No action is required. PROGRAM FROM emulation software FLASH...

  • Page 261

    Fault Messages Table 15. LCD Message Troubleshooting Table Can User Displayed Message Explanation Solution Correct? DP FIFO Busy* There is a timing problem 1. Cycle power. Run the print in the Engine Controller job again. If the message firmware. appears, download the emulation software again.

  • Page 262

    Chapter Diagnosing Problems Table 15. LCD Message Troubleshooting Table Can User Displayed Message Explanation Solution Correct? E02 MACHINE CHK An illegal or unsupported 1. Cycle Power. Run the print See User Manual instruction was attempted job again. If the message in the application appears, load the latest program.

  • Page 263

    Fault Messages Table 15. LCD Message Troubleshooting Table Can User Displayed Message Explanation Solution Correct? E03D DSI BAT PS An illegal or unsupported 1. Cycle Power. Run the print See User Manual instruction was attempted job again. If the message in the application appears, load the latest program.

  • Page 264

    Chapter Diagnosing Problems Table 15. LCD Message Troubleshooting Table Can User Displayed Message Explanation Solution Correct? E03H DSI ECXOWX An illegal or unsupported 1. Cycle Power. Run the print See User Manual instruction was attempted job again. If the message in the application appears, load the latest program.

  • Page 265

    Fault Messages Table 15. LCD Message Troubleshooting Table Can User Displayed Message Explanation Solution Correct? E06 NOT ALIGNED An illegal or unsupported 1. Cycle Power. Run the print See User Manual instruction was attempted job again. If the message in the application appears, load the latest program.

  • Page 266

    Chapter Diagnosing Problems Table 15. LCD Message Troubleshooting Table Can User Displayed Message Explanation Solution Correct? E13 TRACE INT An illegal or unsupported 1. Cycle Power. Run the print See User Manual instruction was attempted job again. If the message in the application appears, load the latest program.

  • Page 267

    Fault Messages Table 15. LCD Message Troubleshooting Table Can User Displayed Message Explanation Solution Correct? E19 BREAKPOINT An illegal or unsupported 1. Cycle Power. Run the print See User Manual instruction was attempted job again. If the message in the application appears, load the latest program.

  • Page 268

    Chapter Diagnosing Problems Table 15. LCD Message Troubleshooting Table Can User Displayed Message Explanation Solution Correct? E31B EVENT 1 BP An illegal or unsupported 1. Cycle Power. Run the print See User Manual instruction was attempted job again. If the message in the application appears, load the latest program.

  • Page 269

    Fault Messages Table 15. LCD Message Troubleshooting Table Can User Displayed Message Explanation Solution Correct? E31F EVENT 5 BP An illegal or unsupported 1. Cycle Power. Run the print See User Manual instruction was attempted job again. If the message in the application appears, load the latest program.

  • Page 270

    Chapter Diagnosing Problems Table 15. LCD Message Troubleshooting Table Can User Displayed Message Explanation Solution Correct? E32B CND 1 BP An illegal or unsupported 1. Cycle Power. Run the print See User Manual instruction was attempted job again. If the message in the application appears, load the latest program.

  • Page 271

    Fault Messages Table 15. LCD Message Troubleshooting Table Can User Displayed Message Explanation Solution Correct? E32F CND 5 BP An illegal or unsupported 1. Cycle Power. Run the print See User Manual instruction was attempted job again. If the message in the application appears, load the latest program.

  • Page 272

    Chapter Diagnosing Problems Table 15. LCD Message Troubleshooting Table Can User Displayed Message Explanation Solution Correct? E34 TRACE CMPLT An illegal or unsupported 1. Cycle Power. Run the print See User Manual instruction was attempted job again. If the message in the application appears, load the latest program.

  • Page 273

    Fault Messages Table 15. LCD Message Troubleshooting Table Can User Displayed Message Explanation Solution Correct? ERROR: DRAM AT The printer cannot find Download the program again. If the ADDRESS XXXXXXXX the engine controller message appears, contact your program or the validation authorized service representative.

  • Page 274

    Chapter Diagnosing Problems Table 15. LCD Message Troubleshooting Table Can User Displayed Message Explanation Solution Correct? ERROR: PROGRAM The printer does not see There is no program in printer NOT VALID a program in flash memory. Download the emulation. memory. ERROR: SECURITY The security key is not Contact your authorized service...

  • Page 275

    Fault Messages Table 15. LCD Message Troubleshooting Table Can User Displayed Message Explanation Solution Correct? EXCESS RBN WEAR Status message that Install a new ribbon. Install New RBN displays when ribbon reaches end of life, whether the Integrated Print Management System is enabled or not.

  • Page 276

    Chapter Diagnosing Problems Table 15. LCD Message Troubleshooting Table Can User Displayed Message Explanation Solution Correct? H01: PCI J12 The controller board is Contact your authorized service See User Manual not communicating with representative. the PCI card in PCI slot J12.

  • Page 277

    Fault Messages Table 15. LCD Message Troubleshooting Table Can User Displayed Message Explanation Solution Correct? HMR BANK FAN FLT Sensors cannot detect Check that fan cable is connected. current in fan circuit. Check for obstruction of vents and fan airway; remove any obstructions.

  • Page 278

    Chapter Diagnosing Problems Table 15. LCD Message Troubleshooting Table Can User Displayed Message Explanation Solution Correct? LO DRV. SHORT * Lower Driver Short. Contact your authorized service Circuit(s) on the hammer representative. bank or in the hammer bank power cable shorted to ground.

  • Page 279

    Fault Messages Table 15. LCD Message Troubleshooting Table Can User Displayed Message Explanation Solution Correct? ONLINE Controller Unit Timed Check cable connection and host CU TIMED OUT Out. The printer was not system. enabled for one minute or more on a coax interface. PAP BAD TABLE* Paper Bad Table.

  • Page 280

    Chapter Diagnosing Problems Table 15. LCD Message Troubleshooting Table Can User Displayed Message Explanation Solution Correct? PAP UNEXP INT* Paper Unexpected Contact your authorized service Interrupt. Firmware error representative. on controller board. PARAMETER ERROR* Illegal parameter value Contact your system administrator. received in command code over a coax/twinax interface.

  • Page 281

    Fault Messages Table 15. LCD Message Troubleshooting Table Can User Displayed Message Explanation Solution Correct? PWR SUPP VOLT * Power Supply Voltage. Replace power supply board. The power supply has failed. QUEUE OVERRUN In CT twinax emulation, Contact your authorized service the print buffer has representative.

  • Page 282

    Chapter Diagnosing Problems Table 15. LCD Message Troubleshooting Table Can User Displayed Message Explanation Solution Correct? SENDING PROGRAM Status message: the No action is required. TO EC PROCESSOR printer is loading the engine controller program into the engine controller. SF ERROR Structured Field Error.

  • Page 283

    Contact your authorized service Corrupted. Firmware representative. error on controller board. TCP PORT BUSY Error message reported Refer to the Printronix P7000 by the Printer Manager Maintenance Manual . when ethernet interface option is installed. The network address given in...

  • Page 284

    Chapter Diagnosing Problems Table 15. LCD Message Troubleshooting Table Can User Displayed Message Explanation Solution Correct? UNKNOWN RBN1 The sensor detects a bar Install a new ribbon. Install New RBN code, but the ribbon model is not permitted on this printer. UNKNOWN RBN2 The sensor detects a bar Install a new ribbon.

  • Page 285: A Printer Specifications, Ribbon Specifications

    Printer Specifications Ribbon Specifications Standard Ribbons Part Number P7000 Ultra Capacity 179499-001 (recommended for most text and barcode OCR) P7000 High Label 179488-001 (recommended for coated or shiny label stock) Specialty Ribbons P7000 Red Ribbon 179490-001 P7000 Blue Ribbon 179491-001 P7000 Green Ribbon 179492-001 P7000 Security Ribbon...

  • Page 286: Paper Specifications

    Appendix A Paper Specifications Paper Specifications Type: Edge-perforated, fan-fold, 3 to 17 inches (7.62 to 43.18 cm) wide, 2 to 12 inches (5.08 to 30.48 cm) long. SureStak Power Stacker option works with forms 5 to 12 inches (12.7 to 30.48 cm) long and up to 16 inches (41 cm) wide with- out the paper tent or 15.5 inches (39.5 cm) wide with the paper tent installed.

  • Page 287: Printer Weight And Dimensions, Environmental Characteristics

    Printer Weight And Dimensions Cabinet Type Dimensions Weight Height Width Depth Unpacked Packaged Floor Cabinet 42.5 inches 27 inches 29 inches* 225 lbs. 285 lbs.* Pedestal 35 inches* 26 inches 21 inches 105 lbs.** 115 lbs.** * With a power stacker, the weight increases by 21 lbs. and the depth increases by 4.75 inches for a deeper rear door.

  • Page 288: Acoustic Noise Level

    Appendix A Environmental Characteristics Acoustic Noise Level Acoustic Noise Levels per Pedestal Cabinet Models ISO 9296 Models Printing 50 dB (500 lpm/1000 lpm) 65 dB 52 dB (1500 lpm) 65 dB 54 dB (2000 lpm) 6.8 Bel 8.0 Bel Standby 48 dB 50 dB 6.3 Bel...

  • Page 289: Electrical Characteristics

    Electrical Characteristics Voltage (+/-10%) Freq (+/-10%) Amps Watts BTU/Hr P7005 AC 100-120V 50-60 Hz 275W AC 200-240V 50-60 Hz 1.5A 275W P7010 AC 100-120V 50-60 Hz 3.5V 300W 1025 AC 200-240V 50-60 Hz 1.6A 300W 1025 P7015 AC 100-120V 50-60 Hz 4.5A...

  • Page 290: Printing Rates

    Appendix A Printing Rates Printing Rates The printing speed of text is measured in lines per minute (lpm) and is a function of the selected font and the vertical dot density. Printing speed is independent of the number of characters configured in the character set repertoire.

  • Page 291: B Ascii Character Set

    ASCII Character Set B7 B6 BITS OCTAL equivalent DECIMAL equivalent 1 0 1 1 HEX equivalent ASCII Character Name BITS COLUMN (XON) 0 0 1 0 " 0 0 1 1 (XOFF) 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 &...

  • Page 292

    Appendix B...

  • Page 293: C Zero Tear Printer

    Zero Tear Printer Overview The P7000 Zero Tear (ZT) printer can print a form and present it for tear off without losing a form between print jobs. The printer automatically presents the current print line to the tear bar when it finishes printing and no data are being sent to the printer.

  • Page 294: Position The Paper Input And Adjust The Paper Guides

    Appendix C Operation Operation Position The Paper Input And Adjust The Paper Guides Outer Paper Center Paper Guide Leaf (2) Guide Leaf Front Paper Guide Leaf (3) Paper Guide Knob (3) Figure 29. Adjusting The Paper Guides NOTE: Ensure that the paper guides are not damaged. 1.

  • Page 295

    Position The Paper Input And Adjust The Paper Guides Center Paper Guide Leaf Outer Paper Paper Guide Leaf (2) Tractor (2) Center Mount Outboard Mount Block Block (2) Figure 30. Adjusting Paper Guide Leaves 4. Slide the left outboard mount block so that the left outer paper guide leaf is .5 inches from the left tractor.

  • Page 296: Load Paper

    Appendix C Operation Load Paper Outer Paper Guide Leaf (2) Center Paper Guide Leaf Tractor Door Front Paper Guide Leaf (3) Paper Out Sensor Paper Edge Paper Paper Label Paper Supply Figure 31. Loading Paper Onto The Printer...

  • Page 297

    Load Paper 1. Align the paper supply box with the label on the bottom left side of the modesty panel. (See Figure 31 on page 296.) Unlock and open the tractor doors and slide the paper from below, through the black paper out sensor slot on the left side, and up between all front and rear paper guides.

  • Page 298: Position The Paper Out Sensor

    Appendix C Operation Position The Paper Out Sensor At least 2 inches Sensor Knob Paper Out Sensor Paper Figure 34. The Paper Out Sensor The paper out sensor indicates when the printer runs out of paper. (The sensor does not work with black backed forms.) Unlike the standard pedestal printer, the ZT printer requires you to load the paper through the paper out sensor slot (Figure 31 and Figure 34).

  • Page 299: Set The Tear Bar Distance

    Set The Tear Bar Distance Set The Tear Bar Distance To set the tear bar distance, do the following steps: 1. Make sure the printer is offline. 2. Press the right arrow until “OFFLINE/ZTP SETTINGS” displays. 3. Press the down arrow .

  • Page 300: Set The Top Of Form

    Appendix C Operation Set The Top Of Form Paper Tear Bar Form Advance Knob Figure 36. Setting The Tear Off Position The ZT printer uses the tear bar as the reference point for setting the tear off position. To set the position of the forms perforation to the tear bar, use the SET TOF button as follows: 1.

  • Page 301: Control Panel Menus, Ztp Teardist, Ztp Datatime, Ztp Waittime

    Set The Top Of Form Control Panel Menus The ZTP SETTINGS menu includes the ability to enable and disable features unique to the Zero Tear printer (ZTP), set the tear bar distance, set the auto present data time, and set the auto present wait time. This section defines these options.

  • Page 302: Performance Limitations, Forms Type

    Appendix C Performance Limitations Performance Limitations Forms Type The paper feed tractors on the ZT printer push the paper up through the print station instead of pulling it through, as in the standard pedestal printer. This limits the variety of forms the ZT printer can use. If the forms do not fall within the range specified in Table 16, dot compression and line separation may occur.

  • Page 303: Paper Jams

    Set The Top Of Form Paper Jams Printer jams can occur if you tear off the form incorrectly. If you experience two or more paper jams per box of forms, follow these guidelines to help reduce jams: • Position the lower paper guides properly •...

  • Page 304

    Appendix C Performance Limitations...

  • Page 305: Customer Support, D Customer Support

    Asia Pacific (65) 6548 4114 China (86) 800-999-6836 http://www.printronix.com/support.aspx Printronix Supplies Department Contact the Printronix Supplies Department for genuine Printronix supplies. Americas (800) 733-1900 Europe, Middle East, and Africa 33 (0) 1 46 25 19 07 Asia Pacific (65) 6548 4116...

  • Page 306

    Phone: (65) 6542 0110 Fax: (65) 6546 1588 Printronix Commercial (Shanghai) Co. Ltd 22F, Eton Building East No.555, Pudong Av. Shanghai City, 200120, P R China Phone: (86) 400 886 5598 Fax: (86-21) 5138 0564 Visit the Printronix web site at www.printronix.com...

  • Page 307: E Communication Notices

    Web sites. The materials at those Web sites are not part of the materials for this Printronix product and use of those Web sites is at your own risk.

  • Page 308

    Printronix encourages owners of information technology (IT) equipment to responsibly recycle their equipment when it is no longer needed. Printronix offers a variety of programs and services to assist equipment owners in recycling their IT products.

  • Page 309: Energy Star, Product Recycling And Disposal

    Recycling facilities may not be available in your area. In the United States, Printronix has established a collection process for reuse, recycling, or proper disposal of used batteries and battery packs from Printronix equipment. For information on proper disposal of the batteries in this product, please contact Printronix.

  • Page 310: Communication Statements

    Properly shielded and grounded cables and connectors must be used in order to meet FCC emission limits. Printronix is not responsible for any radio or television interference caused by using other than recommended cables and connectors or by unauthorized changes or modifications to this equipment.

  • Page 311: Industry Canada Compliance Statement

    Properly shielded and grounded cables and connectors must be used in order to reduce the potential for causing interference to radio and TV communications and to other electrical or electronic equipment. Printronix cannot accept responsibility for any interference caused by using other than recommended cables and connectors.

  • Page 312

    Störquelle zu öergrvßern. Anmerkung: Um die Einhaltung des EMVG sicherzustellen sind die Geräte, wie in den Printronix Handbüchern angegeben, zu installieren und zu betreiben. China Declaration: This is a Class A product. In a domestic environment this product may cause radio interference in which case the user may need to perform practical actions.

  • Page 313: Lithium Battery Warning

    Korea CAUTION: This product is equipped with a 3-wire power cord and plug for the user’s safety. Use this power cord in conjunction with a properly grounded electrical outlet to avoid electrical shock. Lithium Battery Warning The controller board contains a lithium battery sealed inside the real-time clock chip.

  • Page 314: Software License Agreement

    You accept the terms of this Agreement by your initial use of your printer. 1. Object Code License Printronix grants you a nonexclusive license to use the Printronix Software, the eCos Software and all other embedded software (collectively, the “Embedded Software” or the “Software”) only in conjunction with the printer.

  • Page 315

    5. Limitation of Liability UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES AND UNDER NO LEGAL THEORY, WHETHER TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), CONTRACT OR OTHERWISE, SHALL RED HAT, PRINTRONIX, ANY OTHER CONTRIBUTOR, OR ANY DISTRIBUTOR OF THE EMBEDDED SOFTWARE, OR ANY PART THEREOF, OR ANY SUPPLIER OF ANY OF...

  • Page 316

    Appendix E Software License Agreement 8. Red Hat Statement With Regards to eCos Software Part of the software embedded in this product is eCos - Embedded Configurable Operating System, a trademark of Red Hat. Portions created by Red Hat are Copyright (C) 1998, 1999, 2000 Red Hat, Inc. (http://www.redhat.com).

  • Page 317: Table Of Contents

    Index Alarm, 224 Auto Elevator, 223 A TO D OVERUN * message, 256 Auto Locking, 223 Absorb After ^PN, 199 Cancel Key, 225 Absorb After ^PY, 197 Downloaded Fonts, 222 Accented Char, PRINTER CONTROL, 220 File System, 223 ACCESS NULL PTR * message, 256 PMD (Paper Motion Detection) Fault, 223 Acknowledge, Centronics Parallel Interface Power Saver Time, 225...

  • Page 318: Table Of Contents

    Printer Select, 173 Private Mode, 173 Bar Code Quality, PRINTER CONTROL, 219 PUM Default, 174 Bar Code Verification, 252 Received CR, 173 BARCODE DAMAGED message, 259 Received DEL, 173 Barcode Darkmode, ANSI Emulation menu, 174 Reset Cmd CFG Ld, 173 Barcode Errors, 201 Truncate PI Slew, 174 BARCODE MISSING message, 259...

  • Page 319

    Centronics Parallel Interface, 236 B11 ERROR RAM TEST FAILED* message, 257 Centronics Parallel Interface Signals, 237 B12 ERROR PROGRAM MISSING* message, 257 Acknowledge, 237 B13 ERROR NOT COMPATIBLE* message, 257 Busy, 237 B19 ERROR DC RETURNED* message, 257 Data Lines 1 through 8, 237 B20 STATUS 00% DOWNLOAD MODE message, Data Strobe, 237 Fault, 237...

  • Page 320: Table Of Contents

    CLEAR key, 27 FF After Job, 113, 126 CLEAR PAPER JAM message, 260 FF Validity, 112, 126 Clear to Send (CTS), RS-232, 245 Last Char = FF, 112, 125 CLEARING PROGRAM FROM FLASH message, NL At MPP+1, 111, 125 Null Suppression, 112, 125 Clock Skew, WLAN Kerberos menu, 100 Position Aft FF (4234 only), 112, 125 CLOSE PLATEN message, 260...

  • Page 321

    PRT CONFIG, 28 Data Lines 1 through 8, 235 SET TOF, 28 Data Strobe, 235 UP or DOWN, 29 Demand/Data Request, 235 UP + DOWN, 29 Online, 235 VIEW/EJECT key, 27 Paper Instruction (PI), 235 Conventions, manual, 15 Parity Error, 235 CPI/LPI Select, 139 Ready, 235 ANSI Emulation menu, 170...

  • Page 322

    Demand/Data Request, Dataproducts Parallel Alt. Set 80-9F, 164 Interface Signals, 235 Auto LF, 163 Device Address, 117, 135 Character Set, 164 Device ID, 63, 117 Define CR Code, 163 DHCP Define LF Code, 163 Adapter Address menu, 88 Printer Select, 164 Ethernet Address menu, 91 20 CPI Condensed, 164 WLAN Address menu, 94...

  • Page 323

    E03B DSI HASH S message, 262 ERROR WRITING TO FLASH message, 274 E03C DSI BAT PL message, 262 ERROR WRONG CHECKSUM message, 274 E03D DSI BAT message, 263 ERROR WRONG OEM message, 274 E03E DSI CXIWX message, 263 ERROR WRONG PRINTER TYPE message, 274 E03F DSI CXOWX message, 263 ESC c Sequence, ANSI Emulation menu, 173 E03G DSI ECXIWX message, 263...

  • Page 324

    Fault messages, 254 B53 ERROR 12C NO ARBITRATION, 259 A TO D OVERUN *, 256 B54 ERROR SDA LINE STUCK LOW, 259 ACCESS NULL PTR *, 256 CLEAR PAPER JAM, 260 ACTIVATE LOST, 256 CLEARING PROGRAM FROM FLASH, 260 BARCODE DAMAGED, 259 CLOSE PLATEN, 260 BARCODE MISSING, 259 CTL VOLT FAIL *, 260...

  • Page 325

    ETHERNET DETECTED, 274 E32E CND 4 BP, 270 ETHERNET INITIALIZING, 274 E32F CND 5 BP, 271 EXCESS RBN WEAR, 275 E32G CND 6 BP, 271 EXHAUST FAN FLT, 275 E32H CND 7 BP, 271 E00 EXE @ ADDR0, 261 E33 WRITE BP, 271 E01A TYPE 0x40, 261 E34 TRACE CMPLT, 272 E01B TYPE 0x60, 261...

  • Page 326

    PAP INVLD CMD *, 279 STACKER FAULT, 283 PAP INVLD PARM *, 279 STACKER FULL, 283 PAP NOT SCHED *, 279 TCB CORRUPTED*, 283 PAP NT AT SPEED *, 279 TCP PORT BUSY, 283 PAP UNEXP INT *, 280 UNDEF INTERRUPT*, 283 PARAMETER ERROR, 280 UNDFNED OPCODE*, 283 PARITY ERROR, 280...

  • Page 327

    3270 Params menu, 127 Graphics Print, IPDS Emulation, 206 5250 Params menu, 132 Graphics Quality, IPDS Emulation, 206 Forms Handling, 181 Graphics Scaling, IPDS Emulation, 207 FRAMING ERROR message, 275 GRF CHECK ERROR PRESS STOP message, Framing Errors, Serial submenu, 85 Gateway address HAMMER COIL BAD, ### Message, 276 Adapter Address menu, 88...

  • Page 328: Table Of Contents

    Prime Signal, 75 Select LPI, 181 TOF Action, 75 Skip Cmd Prefix, 181 Trickle Time, 76 Slash 0, 181 Ignore Char, 185 True Form Slew, 186 Ignore Chars, 201 Trunc Dyn Data, 187 Ignore CH#1, 201 Var Form Adjust, 184 Ignore CH#2, 201 Var Form Type, 184 Ignore Dots, 196...

  • Page 329: Table Of Contents

    IP address Last Char = FF, 112, 125 Adapter Address menu, 87 Latch Data On Ethernet Address menu, 91 Centronics (Parallel) submenu, 77 WLAN Address menu, 94 Dataproducts submenu, 80 IPDS Data Port, Adapter Params menu, 89 Lead-in Chars, 110 IPDS Data Port, Ethernet Parameters menu, 92 PTX Transparent, 118 IPDS Emulation, 205...

  • Page 330

    LPI, 196 Mgmt Port Number, Printer MGMT, 231 LPI Adjust, PCL-II Emulation, 212 Mgmt Protocol, Printer MGMT, 231 LP, LG Emulation, 216 Midline PY (includes ^PN), 197 LP+ Font, 198 Min Xfer Rate, WLAN PARAMS menu, 96 Minute, DATE menu, 230 Month, DATE menu, 230 MAC address MSI Check Digit, 198...

  • Page 331: Table Of Contents

    ONLINE 8344 FAILED message, 278 Dataproducts Parallel Interface Signals, 235 Open Platen @ BOF (Bottom of Form) Paper Out Dots, DIAGNOSTICS, 228 PRINTER CONTROL, 219 Paper specifications, 286 Operating modes, 25 Parallel Interface Operation Mode, WLAN PARAMS menu, 96 Centronics, 236 Operational procedures Dataproducts, 234 cancel a print job, 46...

  • Page 332: Table Of Contents

    Centronics (Parallel) submenu, 77 Prime, Centronics Parallel Interface Signals, 237 Dataproducts submenu, 79 Print Char. Set, 143 PI Slew Range, 180 Print Config., 70 PLAT INV CMD * message, 280 Print IPDS Fonts, IPDS Emulation, 208 PLAT INV PARM * message, 280 Print job, cancel, 46 PLAT INV STATE * message, 280 Print Mode Opt, LG Emulation, 217...

  • Page 333

    PNE Port Timeout, 231 Character Set, 147 Status Port Numb, 231 Control Code 06, 145 Printer PI, 202 Control Code 08, 145 Printer PI Line, 186 Define CR Code, 145 Printer Protocol, 66, 139 Define LF Code, 146 Printer Select FF Valid at TOF, 147 ANSI Emulation menu, 173 LG, 145...

  • Page 334

    Device ID, 63 Reset Cfg Names, 71 Ethernet Address, 64 Reset Cmd CFG Ld, 143 Form Length, 66, 67 ANSI Emulation menu, 173 Form Width, 66, 67 Reset Cmd CFG Ld, PCL-II Emulation, 213 Horiz Forms, 67 Reset Kerb. Pwd, WLAN Kerberos menu, 100 Host Interface, 63 Reset LEAP Password, WLAN LEAP menu, 101 Margins, 66...

  • Page 335: Table Of Contents

    Poll Response, 85 Request to Send, 84 Save Config, 68, 70 Stop Bits 1, 84 Save, Auto, 52 Word Length, 84 Saving new configurations, 52 Set Lock Key, ADVANCED USER menu, 225 Saving parameter settings, 47 Set Sharing, ADVANCED USER menu, 224 Scalable Size, 185 Set Text Orientn, 111, 119 SCS Buffer Cntrl, 109...

  • Page 336

    Buffer Reprint, 134 Submenu Column 132 Wrap, 133 IGP/PGL, 177 Intervention Req, 133 IGP/PGL with LG, 179 Logical Buf Size, 133 IGP/PGL with PCL-II, 178 NL At MPP+1, 134 IGP/VGL, 190 PA1, 133 IGP/VGL with LG, 194 PA2, 134 IGP/VGL with PCL-II, 192 SPC Null Supp, 134 Subnet mask SPC Space Supp, 134...

  • Page 337: Table Of Contents

    True Form Slew, 186 True Vert 1/10, 196 Var Form Adjust, 184 Trunc Dyn Data, 187 Var Form Type, 184 Truncate Alpha, 196 Vert Forms, 67 Truncate PI Slew, ANSI Emulation menu, 174 Vert Forms, LG Emulation, 215 Twinax Params menu, 115 VFU Select, 147 Active Char Set, 117 VFU Select, P-Series XQ Emulation, 153...

  • Page 338: Table Of Contents

    Reset LEAP Password, 101 position paper, 294 Reset LEAP User, 101 position paper out sensor, 298 WLAN PARAMS menu, 95 set tear bar distance, 299 Antenna, 97 set top of form, 300 Ant. Diversity, 97 ZTP DataTime, 301 Auth Method, 98 ZTP Function, 301 Channel, 96 ZTP Platen Open, 301...

  • Page 339

    Intervention Req, 124 Max. Print Width, 127 Prt Partial Line, 123 PTX Transparent, 123 Set Text Orientn, 124 Translation Tbl, 123 33 PLATEN OPEN TIMOUT message, 255 34 RIBBON STALL TIMOUT message, 255 426 BC READ ERR message, 256 48V CIRCUIT* message, 255 48V PWR FAIL * message, 255 5225 World Trade, 117 5250 Params, 128...

  • Page 342

    *178660-001* 178660-001F...

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