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  • Page 1 M304X SERIES LINE PRINTER OEM MANUAL...
  • Page 3 Edition Dam Lwblishd *ug., 1 9 8 3 No”.. 1 9 8 4 .I”“.. 1985 Aug., 1 9 8 5 Jun., 1986 Nov., 1986 REVISION RECORD Revised Content$ f3ewritren Rer”ped and dePCripti.3” Of. RS-232-C interfact! and aprionr added. Pager 440.96 added P a g e r 4-3.4-28.4-31 -4-39.441.
  • Page 4 FWITS” LlMlTED In1er”atim.l Marketing MaN”O”di l-s-1. Chiyoda-k”. Tokyo 100.m.PAN 03.216-3211 FAX: 03-213-7174.03-218-9353 TLX: ,229s Cable: “FUJITSU LlMlTED TOKYO” FUJITSU AMERICA INC. 3055 Orchard Drive. San ,ore. California TEL: 408.9468777 F A X : 408-945-131* T L X : 230-176207 TWX: I9101 3 3 8 - 2 1 9 3 FUJITSU CANADA INC.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    INTRODUCTION ... CHAPTER Introduction ... SPECIFICATIONS ... CHAPTER 2 Printer Specifications ... 2 . 1 Specifications ... Ribbon Installation Unit ... 2 . 4 Optional Specification ... Forms General note about forms ... 2 - 11 2.5.1 Dimensions ... 2.5.2 2.5.3...
  • Page 6 Protocols ... XON/XOFF 6.4.1 Reverse Channel 6.4.2 line 6.4.3 RTS line protocol ... 6.4.4 Commands ... Printer Status ... CHAPTER 7 PRIYT BAND Standard Print Band List ... 7 - 2 7 . 1 Standard Character Catalog ... Type 7 . 3...
  • Page 7 ....... . M304x Figure 1.1 Outer dimensions (with the forms rack) ...
  • Page 8 Centronics-compatible Figure 5.9 assignment ........Loading the data in the VFU .
  • Page 9 Printer specifications ... 2 - 2 Table 2.1 Ribbon specifications ... Table 2.2 Electrical specifications ... 2 - 3 Table 2.3 Environmental conditions ... 2 - 6 Table 2.4 Powered stacker specifications ... 2 - 6 Table 2.5 FCT unit specifications ... 2 - 9 Table 2.6...
  • Page 11: Chapter Introduction

    Each printer can use up to four print band; The M304x series offers a variety o f options to meet B02P-1500-OOOlA...03 series models are 600, 900, and design, reduced reliability consistently installation space.
  • Page 12: Figure 1.1 M304X Series Line Printer

    Figure 1.1 M304x series line printer...
  • Page 13: Chapter 2 Specifications

    CHAPTER 2 SPECIFICATIONS This section describes specifications of the M304x series :Line printers, ribbons, and forms. 2.1 Printer Specifications Table 2.1 lists the printer specifications. For electrical specifications and For standard interface specifications, ambient conditions, see Section 2.3. DPC, Centronics or RS-232-C interface, see Chapter 4, 5, or 6.
  • Page 14: Table 2.1 Printer Specifications

    (FCT) option ~ 8- or 12-channel Interface 1 Dimensions 11; x ii x D) without powered stacker 1 Weighr Table 2.1 Printer specifications i48-, 64-, and 96-character sets (ochers optionally my operator ~Continuously rotating print band str~xk b:; rotary hammers...
  • Page 15: Ribbon Specifications

    2.2 Ribbon Specifications This printer uses an endless cartridge type or open-type ribbon, which only moves in one direction. specifications are as f0110ws: I~ ~~ Item Parts number ~ Fabric Width Length Storage life 2.3 Installation Conditions This section shows the outer dimensions, operation and specifications, and environmental conditions of the printer.
  • Page 16: Figure 2.1 Outer Dimensions (With The Forms Rack)

    (35.43") x3040 xi3041 M304? M3043 Figure 2.1 Outer dimensions (with the forms rack) 2 - 4 B02P-1500-OOOlA...O3...
  • Page 17: Figure 2.2 Operation And Maintenance Area (With The Forms Rack)

    Figure 2.2 Operation and maintenance area (with the forms rack) 2 - 5 B02P-1500-OOOlA...O5...
  • Page 18: Optional Unit

    Heat dissipation (6Lvcharacter set 136-column printing) Air flow Optional Unit This section gives specifications of printer optional units such as the powered stacker, long-line interface and paper puller. Powered stacker (BOZB-ISOO-0005A) T h e p o w e r e d s t a c k e r e n a b l e s f o l d i n g a n d s t a c k i n g o f f o r m s .
  • Page 19: Figure 2.3 Outer Dimensions (With The Powered Stacker)

    Figure 2.3 Outer dimensions (with the powered stacker) The powered stacker can be operated using switches on the switch panel at the top of the stacker. Printer Operator's Guide. M3041 M3042 M3043 operation. refer to M304X switch panel BOZP-1500-OOOlA...O5 r (,T '990 1050 r-14134.) Series Line...
  • Page 20 Operation area for M3040/M3041/M3042 with powered stacker attached Operation area for M3043 with powered stacker attached T’ - el [5::3 Figure 2.4 Operation and maintenance areas 2 - 8 Maintenance area f'or M3040/M3041/ M3042 with powered stacker attached Maintenance area for M3043 with powered stacker attached (with powered...
  • Page 21: Figure 2.5 Fct Unit

    150 m in length. (3) FCT units (BO2B-1500-0002A/OOO3A) The FCT unit reads format control data from the FCT and sends the data to the Table 2.6 lists the FCT unit specifications. printer. FCT unit. Tabl~e Item...
  • Page 22: Figure 2.6 Paper Puller

    The paper puller is operated in assembly (B02B-1500-0062A) with a forms rack. the same way as the power stacker, that is, by using the par~e!~ installed at the details, refer to M304X Series Line Printer upper part of the forms rack. Operator's Guide.
  • Page 23: Forms Specification

    See Figure 2.7. Vertical perforations When selecting forms for this printer, the user must conform to the following forms specifications: 2.5.1 General note about forms This section describes paper quality and shape of the forms container.
  • Page 24: Figure 2.10 Shape Of The Forms Container

    Forms container If the forms catch on container lids when being fed, feed errors may occur. Therefore arrange the lids as shown in Figure 2.9. Inside space between the forms and container should be 4 to 7 mm (0.16" to 0.28").
  • Page 25: Figure 2.12 Dimensions Relating To Pin Feed Holes

    (2) Positions and dimensions of the printing area Figure 2.11 illustrates the distances between the leftmost and rightmost print-position centers of the printing area and the pin feed hole center. I st print + position km--wlxlm - 342.9 mm - B A- maximum: 63.5 mm (2.5") Figure 2.11...
  • Page 26: Dimensions

    Figure 2.13 shows the protrusion and separation of the outer layer at the perforation multiple-part Figure 2.13 Protrusion and separation of the outlzr 2 - 14 will likely cause problems with the printer. straight. The perforations should be of the size Table Perforation...
  • Page 27: Figure 2.14 Methods Of Fastening Paper

    If layers of multiple-part forms are not properly f,astened, likely to peel apart, causing feed defects. Interleaved carbon-backed forms, and forms using carbonless copy Each part of multiple-part forms If they are used, the printer print section will be Dotted iO7-- gluing - --- ‘0 I ‘0 ’...
  • Page 28: Table 2.8 Recommended Bond Weight Of Forms

    Misalignment paper Misalignment between layers should be within the range shown in Figure 2.15. Figure 2.15 Allowable (3) Thickness of parts Thickness of parts should be uniform. area must be within 0.076 mm (0.003"). (including edges) is 0.6 mm (0.0236"). bond weight of each layer according to forms type.
  • Page 29: Figure 2.16 Multi-Part Forms With Layers Of Different Thickness

    multiple-part forms are used, the forms can have different weights of When parts (layers), HOWeVer, Table 2.8 according to the number of parts. When forms ar too thick, density fading between the top and bottom of each character will occur. feed defect will occur.
  • Page 30: Ambient Conditions For Forms

    Figure 2.5.4 Ambient conditions The following are the ambient conditions in storage and usage: Storage Temperature should be with 10°C to 30°C and, relative humidity Usage Temperature should be within 1O'C 70%. If the conditions where it is stored and used are different, keep the paper for more than 48 hours in the environment where it will be used before using.
  • Page 31: Format Control Tape (Fct)

    2.6 Format Control Tape (FCT) The 8- and 12-channel format control tapes (FCT) are used for loading vertical format control data into the forms control buffer (FCB) o:E the printer using FCTs must conform to the following FCT specifications: the FCT unit.
  • Page 32 ,3.40 k 0.04 (1.000”‘0.002~) 9.96 + 0.05 Refe . A \ : T o t a l t o l e r a n c e 0.005 inches for lOsprocket-hole pitches 0.013 inches for 50 sprocket-hole pitches ,&channelFCT) 1) The Y-Y' line is a sprocket-hole Y‘ center line perpendicular to the reference line.
  • Page 33: Chapter 3 Configuration

    CHAPTER CONFIGURATION The printer consists of the mechanical unit, control unit, forms rack, rear door and cabinet. The top cover and front door are included in the cabinet. The operator panel, control circuit board, and power supply are included in the control unit.
  • Page 34 3.1 Mechanical Unit The mechanical unit consists of the following: . Base unit (includes the print-band drive section) . Print unit . Forms feed unit . Ribbon unit Base unit The base unit is fixed to the cabinet frame. motor, a pair of band pulleys, and detecting each type location are in the base unit.
  • Page 35 The LSI for print control reduces the number of parts and improves reliability. Operator panel The operator panel is located at the upper front of the printer. switches and indicator lamps on the operator panel ar'e on a PC board. Hammer magnet driver The hammer magnet driver for the 136 magnets is on one PC board.
  • Page 36 Mainframe Inpuf/outpuf mterface .AC input 3 - 4 L--------J COllt~Ol circuit Power supply u n i t F i g u r e 3 . 2 C o n t r o l B02P-1500-OOOlA...O3 (only for M3043) Hammer magnet Mechanical unit...
  • Page 37: Operation Outline

    Figure 4.1. Dara transfer cycle Print data The printer starts the print cycle after receiving l-line print data sent from the mainframe and one of the following: . Control code (LF, FF, or CR code) . Skip command (with the Paper Instruction signal = 1) .
  • Page 38: Interface Signals

    14 ms, the print speed of the printer drops and does not achieve the rated print speed. If the control code or the Paper Instruction signal is received without print data, the printer does not print and only feeds forms.
  • Page 39: Table 4.1 Dpc-Compatible Interface Signal Lines (Positive Logic)

    'Ibis signal by the sysrem. input data on the WIF lines is stored in the FCB. This signal is checked 'by the printer at the timing of the Write Strobe signal in the same way to WIFE. For derails, see BOZP-1500-OOOlA...05...
  • Page 40 4 -4 interface signal lines Direction System-Printer Even parity signal for data from mainframe. ! parity is also available by setting. This signal can be ignored by setting. If a parity error occurs in !JIF signals from the / sysrem, this signal is logical 1.
  • Page 41 The START/STOP switch is pressed. DTRQ F i g u r e 4 . 3 B a s i c d a t a t r a n s f e r o p e r a t i o n DTRQ W S B WIFl- VIF8,VIF P,...
  • Page 42 4.2.2 Physical specifications physical specifications characteristics, interface electrical assignment specifications. Electrical characteristics Signal levels must be within the following ranges: Low level 0.0 to +4.0 v High level +2.4 to +5.0 V Note: The signal levels above are at the interface conn#ector. Incorrect signals may be sent in power-on and pow,er-off.
  • Page 43: Figure 4.6 Dpc-Compatible Interface Connector Pin Assig:nment

    Connectors Either an Amp-type car interface connector of the printer. Winchester type connector N O . Signal name WIF 3 (WIF 3) RTN (WIF 1) P.TN (WIF 2) RTN (Online) RTN &MR) RTN (Dan Request) RTN (Top of Form) RTN...
  • Page 44 Write Check Ccnnector specifications MRA50S-D5J made by Winchester (Printer side) MRAC50P-JTDH8 made by Winchester (Cable side) Figure DPC-compatible Character Control Table 4.2 shows character and control codes. a bold faced line indicate control codes, whereas the other areas indicate character...
  • Page 45: Character And Control Codes

    Table 4.2 Character (ASCII) and control codes Note: Codes with an asterisk in the table above vary with the print band for each country as follows: C o d e X’24’ X’23’ C0llntrJ <t U . S . A . U .
  • Page 46: Character Codes

    (TOF) line, or if FCB data is loaded, to the line with channel I. If there is no channel 1 in the loaded FCB data, the printer feeds forms to the first line on the next page.
  • Page 47: Format Control

    Control codes undefined in the control code area in Table 4.2 are treated space-codes. Format Control To control forms feed, in addition to control codes, the printer uses format control functions that specify the form (page) length and the page print These functions are as follows: format.
  • Page 48: Specification Of A Forms Feed Format

    Form (page) length and line spacing (6/8 LPI) are set at the operator panel. For the setting method, refer to Operator's Guide. Format specification The format control data is loaded from the mainframe into the FCB of the printer in online mode. ---vv ----- WlFl- SIF8 star1 code Y'6C‘...
  • Page 49: Figure 4.9 Correspondence Between Fcb Data Channels And Bits

    If the data code expressed by WIFl to WIF8 is X'6C', X'6D', or X'6E' when the Paper Instruction signal is 1, the printer treats the data code as the start code for FCB data loading and loads into the FCB the data following the start code, until the printer receives the stop code X'6F'.
  • Page 50 PDB before the FCB load start code. Line 1 must be set to the print line of the printer before or immediately after FCB data loading because the FCB address counter is reset to 1 after...
  • Page 51 Perforation - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Figure 4.10...
  • Page 52 Data Line seauence 10-13 i 00 4 - 16 T a b l e 4 . 4 VPU d a t a e x a m p l e cnannel al 7 I 6/j/4 11l1019/ i ! I / I / / I I B02P-1500-OOOlA...05 Data I3i21l...
  • Page 53: Figure 4.11 An Example Of Fct And Forms Feed Format

    The FCT is a looped paper tape with punched holes and sprocket holes for The punched hole data is read by the FCT unit and sent to the feeding. printer to notify it of a forms feed format. the FCT and shows the relationship between a forms feed format and punched holes.
  • Page 54 8-channel FCTs. FCT must be replaced with one for the new forms feed fornLat. The FCT is read automatically when the printer is turned on or when the RUN switch on the FCT unit is pressed in offline mode.
  • Page 55: Skip And Space Commands

    (in the FCB) after printing. WIFl to WIF8 sent with the Paper Instruction signal is the same as that shown in Table 4.5, the printer (IFC microprogram) determines that the data indicates a Skip command.
  • Page 56 0 1 1 1 0 x x x 0 1 1 1 1 x: Do not care. After the printer receives a Skip command and prints all characters in the PDB, the printer feeds forms up to the line with the speecified channel number.
  • Page 57 WIF8 is ignored in 7-bit mode. commands. If no channels are specified in the FCB, the printer detects an error and only prints, it does not feed forms. specify invalid channels, the printer detects then as errors. (2) Space commands Sopace commands feed forms the specified number of lines after printing.
  • Page 58 One of these modes can be selected at the operator panel. method, refer selection When the printer receives a Space command, the printer feeds forms the specified number of lines after printing all characters in the PDB. If the Space command is received before the 132nd (or 136th:I the remaining characters are treated as spaces.
  • Page 59: Figure 5.1 Basic Operations

    . When the START/STOP switch is pressed: . When control code DC1 (X'll') and interface signal Data: Strobe are received: When the printer is online, interface signal Select is set to 1 and the START/STOP lamp is on. In online mode, the printer receives: i-line print data Acknowledge signal.
  • Page 60: Interface

    Acknowledge signal goes to 1 and the Busy signal goes to 0, enabling print data to be received for the next line. received at the same time as forms feed. The printer goes offline (the deselect state) when one of the following conditions occurs: .
  • Page 61: Table 5.1 Centronics-Compatible Interface Signal Lines

    DBS is used when the 12,5-character-set (For ASCII is used. ignored.) This signal DBI-DBB input to the printer. The data is read at the rising edge of this signal. This signal initializes the printer. Wnen receives this PDB, control After clear, TOF is the first line and BOF is the last line.
  • Page 62: Interface Signal Lines

    TOF position. Ihe printer also goes offline. This signal is 1 when the printer power is on. j This is power for the external tester. / The maxim,um current is 500 mA. maximum current in this logic ;...
  • Page 63 Sel e ct Strobe A c k n o w l e d g e A, D = 4 us OT more E = 2.5 us to 5.5 /a F=lus F i g u r e 5 . 2 C h a r a c t e r c o d e t r a n s f e r t i m i n g...
  • Page 64: Figure 5.4 Dc1 Code Receive Timing Chart

    Strobe Busy Acknowledge Sel e ct Note: This is the timing chart for when the DC1 code is received while the Select signal is 0. signal is 1, the Select signal is ignored. Figure 5.4 DC1 code receive timing chart 5 -6 DC1 code Transferred...
  • Page 65: Figure 5.6 Skip-15-Lines Command Receive Timing Chart

    Strobe Busy Acknowledge Select Fault A = 2.5 MS or more B=lOO~oorless Note: When receiving the DC3 code, the printer goes offline and does not issue the Acknowledge signal. VFU command X‘IF Data Bit 1 Data Data Bit 8 Strobe A = 2.5 /a or more...
  • Page 66 Start code X‘ID' Data Bit I Data Bit 8 Data Strobe The Busy signal is st to 1 ech time an FCB data byte is received Note: during a sequence between the start and stop codes. Figure 5.7 FCB data receive timing chart 5.2.2 Physical specifications...
  • Page 67 Shielded twisted-pair cables must be used for the interface cable. cable length must be 25 feet (7.62 m) or less. Connector An Amphenol-type can be used as the interface connector to the printer. Figure 5.9 shows connector pin assignment. +5 v...
  • Page 68: Figure 5.9 Centronics-Compatible Interface Connector Pin Assignment

    Logic Ground Chassis Ground +5 v Note: is ground line for each signal. . Connector specifications Amphenol 57-40360 05 equivalent (printer side) Amphenol 57-30360 Figure 5.9 Centronics-compatible interface connector pin assignment 20 ; 29 ,I 1 30 ~ 1 31 !
  • Page 69 Character Control Table 5.2 shows character and control codes. lines contain control codes, other areas contain character codes (ASCII codes). The table shows character codes for a-bit X'OO' to X'7E' can be used. print band for each country, as shown in the lower table. Table Noie: Codes with an asterisk in the table above vary with the print band...
  • Page 70: Character Codes

    The AS~CII code is used as standard the character code. If the printer receives a character code not specified in the character code table or not included on the print band, the code is changed to the space code (X120') or to a character code specified by setting, and no character is printed.
  • Page 71 The start and stop codes are used to load the forms feed format in the FCB. Within 300 us after it receives the start c&s, the printer sets the Busy signal to 0, enabling FCB data to be received. data reception, see Section 5.4.1.
  • Page 72: Format Control

    Select signal to 1 and turns on the START/STOP lamp on operator panel. When it receives the DC3 code, the printer goes offiine (deselect state). In offline mode, the printer sets the Select signal TIO 0 and turns off the START/STOP lamp. (5) DEL code (X'7F') When it recevies next data in the PDB, as the first data of the next line.
  • Page 73 5.4.1 Loading from the mainframe to the FCB The forms feed information must be loaded in the FCB before froms feed, except when an LF, FF, or CR control code is specified. The data loaded in the FCB is used for forms feed control by the VT or FF code or the FCB command transferred just after the print data.
  • Page 74 FCT; &channel and 12-channel. data is read by the FCT unit and loaded in the FCB. The FCT is read automatically when the printer is turned on or when the RUN switch on the FCT unit is pressed in offline mode.
  • Page 75 Skip commands When one of the data items shown in Table 5.3 follows the FCB command control code sent after print data, the printer determines the data to be the n-line Skip command. The printer prints all the data in the PDB and advances the form by the number of lines specified in the command.
  • Page 76 Skip Channel-n When one of the data items shown in Table 5.4 follows the FCB command control code issued after print data, the printer determines that th,e data is the Skip Channel-n command. the form to the line corresponding to the specified channel position in the FCB data.
  • Page 77 - Feeds forms as specified by the Space n Line command or the Skip to Channel n command. The printer receives serial data transmitted from the host, assembles it in to 'I-bit or 8-bit data, checks for even, odd, or no parity, and writes the data in the 2K-byte interface buffer.
  • Page 78 For operation details, see 7.2. the RTS line protocol is used, this signal does operate above. details, see Section 4.4. is 0 and data from the printer can For operation details, see Table logical data from XOFF, host. requesting and the Clear...
  • Page 79 Required If the command termibates command. If printer operation is stopped due to a mechanical error or an operator intevention request (the internal bus MPU cannot operate in this state), the interface MPU stops issuing the next command to the internal MPU and stops reading data in the interface buffer until the mechanical error is corrected or the operator intervention request ends.
  • Page 80 1. If power is turned on and an error occurs in the printer, this si(pnal is not set to 0 and the printer is nor rsady state occurs, this...
  • Page 81 When eransmiering sets this signal on (0). The host keeps this signal If this signal is 1, the printer ignores data on the RD line. validaced by setting, whethe:c this signal is 0 01 This signal is set to 0 when the local loopback test is performed.
  • Page 82: Table 6.2 Operation By The Rts And Cts Combination

    Table 6.2 Operation by the RTS and CTS combination Kcc setup / CTS setup ENABLE The printer sers rhe RTS on CO), waifs Half-duplex and transmits data to the host when the CTS is set to 0. mode 0iLFDPX)
  • Page 83 6.2.2 Physical specifications The physical specifications of RS-232-C interface signals con,sist specifications, interface specifications. Electrical specifications Signal levels must be within the following ranges: Low level (off) High level (on) Note: These signal levels are measured at the interface connector. Signals with incorrect levels may be sent at power on and power off.
  • Page 84: Table 6.3 Printer Statuses

    The RS-232-C interface signals operate according to the printer status. 6.3 lists the printer statuses. Interface operation varies depending on the message protocols this interface. prepared for the printer. status Item RI signal is 1 or START/STOP switch is pressed...
  • Page 85: Figure 6.4 Reverse Channel Line-Protocol (Dtr Constant On Mode)

    For ,@! to 0, see Table 6.3. Note: Figure 6.3 Reverse Channel line-protocol (Drop DTR in START/STOP mode) For @ to @ and @ to 0, see Table 6.3. Note: Figure 6.4 Reverse Channel line-protocol (DTR Constant On mode) 6 - 10 B02P-1500-OOOlA...05...
  • Page 86: Figure 6.5 Xon/Xoff Protocol (Drop Dtr In Start/Stop Mode And Half-Auplex Mode)

    For @ to 0, see Table 6.3. Note: Figure XON/XOFF protocol (Drop DTR in START/STOP mode and Half-duplex mode) For @ to @ and 0, see Table 6.3. Note: Figure XONjXOFF protocol (Drop DTR in START/STOP mode and Full-duplex mode) 6 - 11 BOZP-1500-OOOlA...O5...
  • Page 87: Figure 6.7 Dtr Line Protocol

    For @ to 0, 0, and @, see Table 6.3. Note: Figure 6.7 DTR line protocol For @ to 0, see Table 6.3. Note: Figure 6.8 RTS line protocol (Drop DTR in START/STOP mode) B02P-1500-OOOlA...05 6 - 12...
  • Page 88 Interface cable A pair of shielded cables must be used as the interface cable. length must be 25 feet (7.5 m) or less. (3) Connector and pin assignment 25-pin standard interface connector (female type) is used. connector cover is made of metal and is connected to the FG of the The interface connector cover is completely shielded.
  • Page 89 Pin ! 8 I 1 10 1 Figure 6.10 Character Control Table 6.4 shows character and control codes. a bold-faced line indicate control codes, whereas the other areas indicate character codes (ASCII In ‘/-bit mode, character with an asterisk in the table vary depending on the print band for each country, the lower as shown in...
  • Page 90: Table 6.4 Character (Ascii) And Control Codes

    Table 6.4 Character (ASCII) and control codes Note: Codes with an asterisk in the table above vary depending on the print band for each country, as follows: X'7D' X'7E' B02P-1500-OOOlA...05 6 - 15...
  • Page 91 6.3.1 Character codes The ASCII code is used as the standard character code. If the printer is set in 7-bit mode and the host operates in 8-bit mode, the printer regards the received data as 7-bit data and checks data parity.
  • Page 92 Printing A B C D E F G If the setup L.TERM is set to CR/FF, the printer does not return the horizontal print position to column 1. However, if the .setup is set to PRTCMD, the printer returns the position to column 1 after printing.
  • Page 93 When receiving an 91 code after an SI code or when receiving an SO code after an SO code, the printer ignores the second SI or SO code and the printer state does not change whether data codes are to be translated or not.
  • Page 94 . Reverse Channel line (pin 19/11) protocol . DTR line protocol . RTS line protocol The protocols above report the interface buffer state (almost empty or almost full) to the host and operate according to the printer start/stop state. 6.4.1 XON/XOFF protocol...
  • Page 95 Note: This protocol enables the connection of a printer operating as data terminal equipment (DTE) to a host operating as DTE. protocol is not used to connect this printer to a host operating as data circuit terminating a Status Request command when this protocol is enabled.
  • Page 96 6.5 Commands when detecting one of the control sequences listed in Table 6.5, the printer regards it as a command and starts the comand Table 6.5 Commands and their control seq'uences Comnand name Load FCB (EVFU) Data Select Verrical Pitch...
  • Page 97 If an undefined parameter code or undefined parameter format is included in the parameter sequence of this control sequence, the printer regards it as an invalid load FCB (EVFU) data command or invalid control sequence, and loads the default value (set by the setup) in the FCB.
  • Page 98: Skip To Channel-N Commands

    (4) Skip to Channel-n command The skip to Channel-n command directs the printer to feed forms up to the line corresponding to the channel specified in the FC:B received before this command is printed. by the parameter as follows:...
  • Page 99 If the New Line on Right Margin function is set: The printer performs the New Line on Right Margin function to print data and feed one line, and sets the forizontal according x = Current horizontal print position + (Parameter value) - Right margin.
  • Page 100: Command

    In this example, the printer stops before processing data B Space n-line command The Space n-line command directs the printer to feed as many lines as specified in the parameter. command, the printer feeds forms. The parameter is defined as follows:...
  • Page 101 Reverse Channel line, or DTR line protocol is used and If the XON/XOFF, the host receives code XOFF from the printer, or if the Reverse Channel is off (for example, the printer interface buffer is almost full) and the host transmits this command, the interface can be used efficiently.
  • Page 102 1 but l/Z. the line feed pitch is l/12 lpi. (11) Repeat Character command The Repeat Character command directs the printer to repeat the character code which the printer received before this control sequence, as many times as specified in the parameter.
  • Page 103 6.6 Printer Status Table 6.6 lists printer status responses for the Status Request command the reset condition of each status. status ! Printer status c o d e half space FUSE HMRCHK : (Hammer error) (Blower error) F O R M...
  • Page 104 Skip I:O command, specified to 12. Ihe specified channel number in the load FCB (EVFU) 1 Error data was not 1 to 12. The printer regards it as an LDERR error. invalid character does not regard it as an error and doe:; not stop.
  • Page 105 T a b l e 6 . 6 P r i n t e r s t a t u s status Printer Status code BOF channel 0 BOF channel 2 BOF channel 12 148BAND ' 64BAND 96 BAND input...
  • Page 106: Table 6.6 Printer Status

    The printer abandons the data after the buffer overflows. when the right margin function is disabled, and the received data exceeds the right margin,, the printer reports this status. However, enabled, the printer prints the data which exceeds the right margin on the next line, and does not report this status.
  • Page 107 When START/STOP switch printer stops printing (stop state), the ;rr:incer reports this scatus. Ghen an error occurs on the printer and rhe stops printing, the printer repor:s rhis statxs. BOZP-1500-OOOlA...05 continued pressed and the...
  • Page 108 Shows the character forms of each print band. Therefore, this character form shows at designing not ,at printing. and density, etc. of the character is not shown. SPECIFICATIONS Shows the print bands for the M304x Shows the character arrangement of each print band. B300-2930-TllZA B30U-2930-01 :B4(A3>ZZ=Y-$X-)] KP%JOI/IN"l...
  • Page 109 7.1 Standard Print Band List Smxification B300-2930-T604A B300-2930-T605A B300-2930-T609A B300-2930-T637A B300-2930-T113A B300-2930-T602A B300-2930-T606A B300-2930-T610A B300-2930-T137A B300-2930-T603A B300-2930-T607A B300-2930-T138A B300-2930-T601A B300-2930-T608A B300-2930-T123A B300-2930-T619A B300-2930-T641A B300-2930-Tl24A B300-2930-T614A B300-2930-T620A B300-2930-T215A B300-2930-T216A B300-2930-T127A B300-2930-T617A B300-2930-T128A B300-2930-T618A B300-2930-T129A B300-2930-T130A Standard Character US ASCII 64 char B300-2930-T112A Specification No.:...
  • Page 110 US ASCII 64 char, OCR-B Specification No.: B300-2930-T604A Reference type catalog No.: US ASCII 64 char, I-font Specification No.: B300-2930-T605A Reference type catalog No.: US ASCII 64 char, Pica 10 Specification No.: B300-2930-T609A Reference type catalog No.: U*@T.' S\MRlLQ - KP % J 0 t I N" US ASCII 64 char, OCR-A Specification No.: B300-2930-T637A Reference type catalog No.:...
  • Page 111 US ASCII 9 6 char, Pica 10 Specification No.: B300-2930-T6lOA Reference type catalog No.: U*@T.' S\EIRlLQ UK ASCII 64 char Specification No.: B300-2930-T137A Reference type catalog No.: UK ASCII 64 char, OCR-B Specification No.: B300-2930-T603A Reference type catalog No.: UK ASCII 64 char, I-font Specification No.: B300-2930-T607A...
  • Page 112 UK ASCII 96 char, I-font Specification No.: B300-2930-T607A Reference type catalog No.: 'S\MRlLQ /-U*@T. glqvO{chmrwidinsx} 2erman ASCII 64 char Specification No. B300-2930-T123A Reference type catalog No.: German ASCII 64 char, OCR-B Specification No.: B300-2930-T619A Reference type catalog No.: O<H9WG8!F7?E6:DS;C,xB4(A3 I- U*§T.' Sb;MRlLQ- German ASCII 64 char, OCR-A Jpecification...
  • Page 113 German ASCII 96 char B300-2930-T124A Specification No.: Reference type catalog No.: German ASCII 96 char, Pica 10 B300-2930-T614A Specification No.: Reference type catalog No.: German ASCII 96 char, OCR-B B300-2930-T620A Specification No.: Reference type catalog No.: O<H9WG8!F7?E6:D5;C, U*§T.' SEMRlLQ- glqv0ichmrw~dinsx~ French ASCII 64 char B300-2930-Tl25A Specification...
  • Page 114 Swedish ASCII 64 char B300-2930-T127A Specification No.: Reference type catalog No.: Swedish ASCII 64 char, OCR-B Specification No.: B300-2930-T617A Reference type catalog No.: J- IJ*tT.' ~~MR~LQ~~KP%JO#IN" Swedish ASCII 96 char Specification No.: B300-2930-T128A deference type catalog No.: Swedish ASCII 96 char, OCR-B Specification No.: B300-2930-T618A Reference type catalog No.: O<H9WGS!F7?E6:D5;C,...
  • Page 115 Danish ASCII 96 char B300-2930-T130A Specification No.: Reference type catalog No.: u*ET.' SOMRlLQ~KPXJO#IN" glqvo;echmrwud.insxa 7 - 8 B30U-2930-0130A 94 96 B02P-1500-OOOlA...05 64 65 Zej oty;afkpuzb...
  • Page 116 Type Catalog B30U-2930-0112A/0113A US ASCII ptint band B300-2930-T112A (63 characters) Print band specification: : B300-2930-T113A (94 characters) Note: Following characters are provided only for B300-2930-T113A. B02P-1500-OOOlA...O5 7 - 9...
  • Page 117 B30LJ-2930-0604A US ASCII 64 ch, OCR-B, print band Print band spedification: B300-2930-T604A B02P-1500-OOOlA...O5 7 - 10...
  • Page 118 B30U-2930-0605/a UA ASCII 64 ch, I-font, print bnad B300-2930-T605A Print band specification: B02P-1500-OOOlA...OS...
  • Page 119 B30U-2930-0637A UA ASCII 64 ch, OCR-A, print band Print band specification: B300-2930-T637A B02P-1500-OOOlA...O5 7 - 12...
  • Page 120 B30U-2930-0602A US ASCII 96 ch, OCR-B, print band Print band specification: B300-2930-T602A BO2P-1500-OOOlA...05 7 - 13...
  • Page 121 UA ASCII 96 ch, Pica 10, print band Print band specification: 7 - 14 B300-2930-T610A B02P-1500-OOOlA...O5 .E Is 8 -- - f 3...
  • Page 122 B30U-2930-0317A/0318A U.K. ASCII print band Print band specification: B300-2930-T137A (63 characters) : B300-2930-T138A (94 characters) Note: Following characters are provided only for B300-2930-T138A. @@@@@@@@@I@@@ i!B@@@@@@@&i@@@ B02P-1500-OOOlA...O5 7 - 15...
  • Page 123 B30U-2930-0603A 64 ch, OCR-B, print band ASCII B300-2930-T603A Print band specification: lmml B02P-lSOO-OOOlA...OS - 16...
  • Page 124 B30l.L2930-0607A UK ASCII 64 ch, I-font, print band Print band specification: B300-2930-T607A 7 - 17 B02P-1500-OOOlA...O5...
  • Page 125 B30U-29300-0601A UK ASCII 96 ch, OCR-B print band Print band specification: B300-2930-T601A B02P-1500-OOOlA...O5 7 - 18...
  • Page 126 UK ASCII 96 ch, I-font, print band Print band specification: B300-2930-T608A B02P-1500-OOOlA...OS 7 - 19...
  • Page 127 B30U-2930-0123A/0124A German ASCII print band Print band specification: B300-2930-T123A (63 characters) : B300-2930-T124A (94 characters) Following characters are provided only for B300-2930-T124A. Note: 7 - 20 B02P-1500-OOOlA...O5...
  • Page 128 B30U-2930-0619A German ASCII 64 ch, OCR-B, print band B300-2930-T619A Print band specification: - 21 B02P-1500-OOOlA...OS...
  • Page 129 B30U-2930-0641A B02P-1500-OOOlA...O5 7 - 22...
  • Page 130 130U-2930-0614A German ASCII 96 ch, Pica 10, print band Print band specification: B300-2930-T614A B02P-1500-OOOlA...05 7- 23...
  • Page 131 B30V-2930-0620A &rman 96 ch, OCR-B, print band SCII B300-2930-ThZOA Print band specification: B02P-1500-OOOlA...O5 ' - 24...
  • Page 132 B30U-2930-0125A/0126A Fresh ASCII print band Print band specification: B300-2930-T125A (63 characters) : B300-2930-T126A (94 characters) Note: Following characters provided only for B300-2930-T126A 7 - 25 B02P-1500-OOOlA...05...
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    B30U-2930-0127A/0128A Swedish ASCII print band Print band specification: B300-2930-T127A (63 characters) : B300-2930-T128A (94 characters) Note: Following characters are provided only for B3013-2930-T128A B02P-1500-OOOlA.e.05 7 - 26...
  • Page 134 B30U-2930-0617A Swedish ASCII 64 ch, OCR-B, print band Print band specification: B300-2930-T617A B02P-1500-OOOlA...OS 7 - 27...
  • Page 135 B30U-2930-0618A Swedish ASCII 96 ch, OCR-B, print band Print band specification: 7 - 28 B300-2930-T618A B02P-1500-OOOlA...O5 imml...
  • Page 136 B30U-2930-0129A/0130A 7 - 29 B02P-1500-OOOlA...05...
  • Page 138 CHAPTER 8 SPECIFICATION LIST This chapter shows specifications of print bands, options, and expendable supplies. 8 - I B02P-1500-OOOlA...06...
  • Page 139 8.1 Print Bands :tem I Description ~ 1 ~ Print band j B300-2930-TllOA Print band ~ B300-2930-TlllA 3 Print band i B300-2930-T112A Print band ~ B300-2930-T113A Print band ; B300-2930-T137A Print band ! B300-2930-T138A Print band ~ B300-2930-T123A Print band ' B300-2930-T124A Print band B300-2930-T125A Print band...
  • Page 140 ~ DPC-AMP type interface connecmr ~ i Paper puller Note 1) This option is only used when the customer, who has the printer with the forms rack, wants the powered stacker. Note 2) The difference between DPC-AMP type and DPC-WINCHSTER type is only connectors.
  • Page 141 ..,._. “l__l _,l_-_l, p..,-l,i , . . , - -.-- ~, . “ , . ._, ,,“_ .,.. ;.,, ,,,,. ,,,,,,,,,, .,,. ,., ,,, “, ,‘“,...