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User's Guide
Be sure to keep all user documentation handy for future reference.
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  • Page 1 MEP-U10 User’s Guide Be sure to keep all user documentation handy for future reference. RJA5 26 50 0- 0 01V 01...
  • Page 2 CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD. 6-2, Hon-machi 1-chome, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 151-8543, Japan Responsible within the European Union: CASIO EUROPE GmbH Casio-Platz 1, 22848 Norderstedt, Germany This mark applies in EU countries only. Este símbolo es válido sólo en países de la UE.
  • Page 3 • Note the CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD. shall not be held in any way liable for any losses or lost profi ts arising out of any loss of text data due to malfunction, repairs,...
  • Page 4: Safety Precautions

    Important! All rights to this manual and software shall revert to CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD. • Microsoft, Windows, and Windows Vista are registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and other countries. • Adobe, Reader, and Acrobat are trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated.
  • Page 5 Warning Smoke, abnormal odor, overheating, and other abnormalities Do not continue to use the printer while it is emitting smoke or strange odor, or generating heat. Continued use of the printer creates the risk of fi re and electric shock. Immediately perform the following steps whenever any of the above symptoms are present.
  • Page 6 Warning Dropping and Rough Treatment Continued use of the printer after it is damaged by dropping or other rough treatment creates the risk of fi re and electric shock. Immediately perform the following steps whenever any of the above symptoms are present. 1.
  • Page 7 Caution AC Adaptor/USB Cable Misuse of the AC adaptor/USB cable creates the risk of fi re and electric shock. Make sure you observe the following. • Never locate the AC adaptor/USB cable near a stove or other heating device. • When unplugging from the wall outlet, grasp the AC adaptor/USB cable plug. Never pull on the AC adaptor/USB cable.
  • Page 8: Use Precautions

    Caution Tape Loading and Tape Replacement Precautions The cutter has sharp edges. Do not touch the cutter. Touching the cutter can cause fi nger cuts. High-temperature Precautions The printer head and the metal parts around it can become very hot. Do not touch them.
  • Page 9: Table Of Contents

    Contents Safety Precautions ....................2 Use Precautions ......................6 Checking Package Contents ..................8 Using the Printer’s Documentation ................8 About the Provided CD-ROM .................9 Handling Precautions ....................9 Storage Precautions ....................9 Operating Environment Required by the Software ........... 9 Installing the Software ..................10 Precautions when Installing and Uninstalling ............
  • Page 10: Checking Package Contents

    CD-ROM. ■ Printed Manuals Provided with the Printer MEP-U10 Printer User’s Guide (This Manual) ■ PDF File Documentation on the CD-ROM Provided with the Printer • To view the MEP-PC10 PC Application User’s Guide, you fi rst need to copy the PDF fi...
  • Page 11: About The Provided Cd-Rom

    About the Provided CD-ROM Handling Precautions • When handling the disk, make sure to avoid getting fi ngerprints or dirt on either side of it, and make sure not to scratch or damage the disk surface. • If the disk becomes dirty, clean it with a soft, dry cloth (like the one use for cleaning eyeglasses), wiping from the center of the disk in a motion that radiates outwards.
  • Page 12: Installing The Software

    Installing the Software Installation of the software that come with the printer is explained in this manual based on a computer running the English version of Windows XP, with English selected as the display language. Screens produced by other operating systems or when another display language is selected may be different from the screen shots shown here.
  • Page 13: To Install The Software

    ■ To install the software Before starting installation, exit all other programs currently running on your computer. • Failure to do so can result in improper installation. Place the printer’s CD-ROM into your computer’s CD drive. This should cause the screen shown nearby to appear automatically. •...
  • Page 14: Viewing User Documentation On The Cd-Rom

    Make sure that Adobe Reader or Acrobat Reader 5.0 or higher is installed on your computer (see the preceding section above). On the Windows Start menu, select Programs and then CASIO. Next, align the mouse pointer with MANUAL, and then click the name of the PDF fi le you want to view.
  • Page 15: General Guide

    General Guide Tape compartment Tape compartment cover release lever Tape outlet Tape window USB port AC adaptor terminal Connect a USB cable For connection of the Lamp (LED) here when connecting specifi ed AC adaptor. the printer to a computer. Loading and Removing Tape Tape must be loaded in the printer in order to print labels.
  • Page 16 Check the condition of the tape. • Make sure the tip of the tape is not bent. If it is, use scissors to cut off the bent part. Tape Pull out approximately 11 cm (4.3 in), measured from the center of the roll to the tip of the tape. Place the tape into the printer.
  • Page 17 • For 18 mm (approx. 0.7 in.) wide tape, pass the tape between the tape guides as shown in the nearby fi gure. Tape Tape guides • For 12 mm (approx. 0.5 in.) and 9 mm (approx. 0.4 in.) wide tape, pass the tape inside the tape guides as shown in the nearby fi...
  • Page 18 Tape Precautions • Leaving the tape in the printer for long periods can cause unwanted marks on the tape, deterioration of adhesion, and even make proper printing impossible. Be sure to remove the tape and properly store it if you do not plan to print on it for a long time.
  • Page 19: Connecting The Printer To Your Computer

    Connecting the Printer to Your Computer Important! Be sure to install the printer software on your computer before connecting the printer to it. ■ To connect the printer to your computer After starting up Windows, connect the USB cable that comes with the printer to your computers USB port.
  • Page 20 This will display a wizard on your computer screen for installing the USB driver. The USB driver is required to make it possible for the printer to communicate with your computer. Follow the instructions that appear on your computer screen to install the USB driver.
  • Page 21: Printing A Label

    Printing a Label For information about the procedure required to print on tape, see the MEP-PC10 PC Application User’s Guide. ■ To cut the tape Holding the tape between your fi ngers as shown in the illustration, pull it up against the printer’s tape cutter to cut it.
  • Page 22: User Maintenance

    User Maintenance Printed label quality will suffer if the printer head and/or rubber roller become dirty. A dirty tape cutter will result in poor cutting performance. Periodically perform the user maintenance steps below to clean the printer head, rubber roller, and tape cutter. Important! Use a cotton swab or some other similar soft object to clean the printer head, rubber roller, and tape cutter.
  • Page 23: Troubleshooting

    Should you experience any problem with printer operation, take the actions described in the table below. If the steps described below do not solve the problem, contact your retailer or your nearest CASIO service center. Symptom Cause and Required Action ●...
  • Page 24 • The tape cutter is dull. ➜ Have the tape cutter replaced by your retailer or your local CASIO service center. • Tape is jammed in the tape outlet. ➜ Remove the tape from the printer and remove the jammed tape.
  • Page 25: Specifi Cations

    Specifi cations Model: MEP-U10 Print Print Resolution: 200 dpi Print System: Thermal Printing Speed: Approximately 10 mm (approx. 0.4 in.)/second • The print speed depends on the printing environment, printing conditions, and other factors. Print width: Approximately 12 mm (0.5 in.) maximum a) 7 mm (approx.
  • Page 26 ENGLISH Deutsch Français Disposal of Waste Entsorgung von elektrischen & Traitement des appareils électriques Electrical & Electronic elektronischen Produkten für den et électroniques en fin de vie par les Equipment of products Haushaltsgebrauch particuliers for Household use (anzuwenden nur in den Ländern der (Applicable dans les pays de l’Union (Applicable in the European Europäischen Union)
  • Page 27 Polski Magyar Svenska Usuwanie odpadów sprz tu Háztartásban használt elektromos és Bortskaffning av förbrukade elektrycznego & elektronicznego elektronikus készülékek hulladékként elektriska & elektroniska produkter produktów pochodz cych z gospodarstw való eltávolítása för hushållsbruk domowych (Csak az Európai Unióban (Gäller enbart i den Europeiska (Stosowane jedynie w Unii Europejskiej) alkalmazható) Unionen)
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  • Page 30 CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD. 6-2, Hon-machi 1-chome Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 151-8543, Japan MO1209-A Printed in China © 2012 CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.