The available interfaces are listed in Chapter 7. Please refer to
the specifications in the user's guide packed with the optional
The printer can be initialized (returned to a fixed set of
conditions) in these ways:
Control panel initialization
Each kind of initialization has slightly different effects. All
three methods reset the font according to the default settings
selected using the control panel. However, ESC @ does not
initialize the printer mechanism, clear the input data buffer, or
clear the user-defined character set. The control panel
initialization does not initialize the printer mechanism or clear
the user-defined character set.
∗ The printer is turned on.
∗ The printer receives an INIT signal from
the parallel interface: pin 31 goes LOW.
∗ Software sends the ESC @ (initialize the
printer) command. The last panel
settings are kept.
∗ Hold down the Alt button and press
the Pause button (buffer clear). The
last panel settings are kept.