2. PRINTER SETUP
To insure the best operating environment, and to assure the safety of the
operator and the equipment, please observe the following precautions.
Operate the printer on a stable, level, operating surface in a location
free from excessive humidity, high temperature, dust, vibration or
Keep your work environment static free. Static discharge can cause
damage to delicate internal components.
Make sure that the printer is connected to a clean source of AC
Power and that no other high voltage devices that may cause line
noise interference are connected to the same mains.
Assure that the printer is connected to the AC mains with a three-
prong power cable that has the proper ground (earth) connection.
Do not operate the printer with the cover open. Be careful not to
allow fingers or articles of clothing to get caught into any of the
moving parts of the printer especially the optional cutter mechanism.
Make sure to turn off the printer power and to remove the power cord
from the printer whenever working on the inside of the printer such
as changing the ribbon or loading the media, or when cleaning the
For best results, and longer printer life, use only TOSHIBA TEC
recommended media and ribbons.
Store the media and ribbons in accordance with their specifications.
This printer mechanism contains high voltage components; therefore
you should never remove any of the covers of the machine as you
may receive an electrical shock. Additionally, the printer contains
many delicate components that may be damaged if accessed by
Clean the outside of the printer with a clean dry cloth or a clean cloth
slightly dampened with a mild detergent solution.
Use caution when cleaning the thermal print head as it may become
very hot while printing. Wait until it has had time to cool before
cleaning. Use only the TOSHIBA TEC recommended print head
cleaner to clean the print head.
Do not turn off the printer power or remove the power plug while the
printer is printing or while the ON LINE lamp is blinking.
ENGLISH VERSION EO1-33058