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Hereby, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, declares that this digital color printer is in
compliance with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of Directive


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    THIS OPERATION MANUAL IS IMPORTANT TO YOU. PLEASE READ IT BEFORE USING YOUR DIGITAL COLOR PRINTER. Hereby, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, declares that this digital color printer is in compliance with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of Directive 1999/5/EC.

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    INFORMATION This Class A digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003. WARNING : TO PREVENT FIRE OR SHOCK HAZARD, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS APPLIANCE TO RAIN OR MOISTURE. WARNING: Use the included AC power cord so as not to interfere with radio and television reception. If you use other cables, it may cause interference with radio and television reception.

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    This symbol mark is according to the directive 2002/96/EC Article 10 Information for users and Annex IV, and/or to the directive 2006/66/EC Article 20 Information for end-users and Annex II. Your MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC product is designed and manufactured with high quality materials and components which can be recycled and/or reused.

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    CONTENTS CONTENTS Contents ....................1 Safety precautions ..................2-4 Special features ..................5 Unpacking....................6 Features and functions ................7-8 Front panel ....................7 Rear panel ....................8 Before operation ..................9-16 Printer setup procedure ................9 Positioning of adjustable paper guide .............10 Print paper installation ................11-12 Ink ribbon installation ................13-14 Handling of paper / ink ribbon set ............15 Connection with USB data signal equipment ..........16 Printer driver installation ................16...

  • Page 5: Safety Precautions

    SAFETY PRECAUTIONS In the interest of safety, please observe the following precautions: POWER REQUIREMENT This Digital Color Printer is designed to operate on 120 V AC 50/60 Hz in the U.S.A. and Canada, and 220 V - 240 V AC 50/60 Hz in Europe.

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    SAFETY PRECAUTIONS REMOVE THE PAPER STRIP BIN WHEN OPENING OR CLOSING THE DOOR When you open or close the door with the paper strip bin installed, the bin may be removed and fall. This may cause injury or damage. Also, the chips generated by margin cut may jam at the paper exit slot. DO NOT LEAVE THE PRINTING UNIT OPEN When the printer is moved with the printing unit open, it may cause injury or damage.

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    SAFETY PRECAUTIONS OTHER CAUTIONS • Do not pull out nor touch the print paper until printing is completed. It may degrade the print quality or cause an error. • Dust or other foreign matter adhering to the print paper or the ink cassette, or deformation resulting from exposure to extremely low or high temperatures could cause loss of color, uneven color or lines, or wrinkles in the print images.

  • Page 8: Special Features

    HIGH QUALITY PRINTS CP-D80DW is a dye sublimation thermal transfer color printer, which produces superior high quality images. It also produces a continuous tone at 256 gradient for each of Y, M, and C. HIGH SPEED PRINTING...

  • Page 9: Unpacking

    UNPACKING UNPACKING Take the printer out of the box by the following procedures. Make sure to check the accessories. Open the printer box from the top and remove Protective the top cushion containing the accessories out cardboard Accessories of the box. Remove the protective cardboard and then take the accessories out of the cushion.

  • Page 10: Features And Functions

    FEATURES AND FUNCTIONS FRONT PANEL POWER INDICATOR ( ) PAPER STRIP BIN When the power is turned on, the indicator illuminates. Holds the paper strips generated by margin cut. Empty It normally illuminates green, however, blinks or the bin frequently to prevent jamming the strips at the illuminates orange depending on the printer status.

  • Page 11: Rear Panel

    FEATURES AND FUNCTIONS PAPER STRIP BIN PAPER TRAY Hook and pull up the paper strip bin to attach it firmly. Engage the upper hooks of the tray on the protrusions Hold and pull the handle on the lower part of paper strip on the top of the paper strip bin (1).

  • Page 12: Before Operation

    BEFORE OPERATION PRINTER SETUP PROCEDURE Before printing, follow the printer setup listed below. Position the adjustable paper guides. (See page 10.) Install the print paper to this printer. (See pages 11 to 12.) Install the ink ribbon to this printer. (See pages 13 to 14.) Connect the printer to a personal computer.

  • Page 13: Positioning Of Adjustable Paper Guide

    BEFORE OPERATION POSITIONING OF ADJUSTABLE PAPER GUIDE Adjust the paper guides according to the paper width. Adjustable paper guides For 13x13 (5x5”) or 13x18 For 10x15 (4x6”), 15x15 (6x6”) (5x7”) size paper (5”-width) or 15x20 (6x8”) size paper (6”-width) HOW TO SET THE ADJUSTABLE PAPER GUIDES Pinch the tab on the adjustable paper guide and slide it right or left.

  • Page 14: Print Paper Installation

    BEFORE OPERATION PRINT PAPER INSTALLATION Paper Spacers flange See the Quick Setup Guide on how to use the spacers. Spacer Latch How to attach the spacers 1. Insert the spacer with the paper flange’s stoppers retracted. 2. Turn the spacer until the latches are locked. When you remove the spacers from the paper flanges, follow the above procedure in reverse.

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    BEFORE OPERATION Press the POWER switch on the rear panel to turn on the power. POWER switch OPEN button After the POWER indicator’s color has changed from orange to green, press the OPEN button to release the printing unit out. Remove the paper strip bin and then pull the knob to open the Knob door.

  • Page 16: Ink Ribbon Installation

    BEFORE OPERATION INK RIBBON INSTALLATION After installing the print paper, install the ink cassette into this unit. Before installing the ink cassette into this unit, load the ink ribbon in the ink cassette. NOTE • Place the ink cassette on a flat surface, when loading the ink ribbon. •...

  • Page 17: Ink Ribbon Installation

    BEFORE OPERATION Push the printing unit to close. Close the printing unit by pushing the right and left sides of the unit from the front with both hands. When a new paper is loaded and the printing unit is closed with the power turned on, the paper will be automatically fed and cut.

  • Page 18: Handling Of Paper / Ink Ribbon Set

    BEFORE OPERATION HANDLING OF PAPER / INK RIBBON SET BEFORE PRINTING • Fingerprints or dust on the paper printing surface may produce poor print quality and cause paper jams. • When the print paper or ink ribbon is abruptly transferred from a cool place to a hot place, vapor or dew is generated on the surface, which causes paper jams or degraded print quality.

  • Page 19: Connection With Usb Data Signal Equipment

    BEFORE OPERATION CONNECTION WITH USB DATA SIGNAL EQUIPMENT CONNECTING TO PERSONAL COMPUTER (EXAMPLE) Check that the printer is turned on before connecting procedure. Turn on the power of a personal computer. When the operating system to be applied is Windows XP, connect the printer and a personal ®...

  • Page 20: Error Messages And Countermeasures

    ERROR MESSAGES AND COUNTERMEASURES INDICATIONS ON THE FRONT PANEL AND COUNTERMEASURES If, for some reason, printing is not possible or an error occurs during printing, the indicators on the front panel will illuminate or blink. In this case, follow the procedure described below. : Steady on : Off : Blinking...

  • Page 21: Overcoming Paper Jams

    ERROR MESSAGES AND COUNTERMEASURES OVERCOMING PAPER JAMS Press the OPEN button to open the printing unit. Make sure that the power is turned on before opening the printing unit. Remove the ink cassette. Open the door. Pull out the defective part of the print paper to the direction of an arrow.

  • Page 22: Repairing A Torn Ink Ribbon

    ERROR MESSAGES AND COUNTERMEASURES REPAIRING A TORN INK RIBBON Position the ink cassette with the torn ink ribbon on a flat, clean surface. Place a piece of transparent adhesive cellophane tape on the center of the ink ribbon. Cellophane tape Direction to turn the shaft Wind the shaft of the ink ribbon in the direction of the arrow so that the cellophane tape is not seen.

  • Page 23: Before Calling For Service

    ERROR MESSAGES AND COUNTERMEASURES BEFORE CALLING FOR SERVICE  For the following symptoms, check the unit again before calling for service. Symptom Check & Remedy The power is not turned on. Is the power cord plug disconnected from the outlet? →...

  • Page 24: Cleaning

    CLEANING Cleaning as indicated below will help maintain stable printer operation and extend the printer’s life. Wearing gloves at cleaning is recommended to prevent injury. Make sure to turn off the power before cleaning. FILTER CLEANING Filter (inside) Ventilation inlet Clean the filter part and the ventilation inlet with a vacuum as shown right.

  • Page 25: Cleaning

    CLEANING PLATEN ROLLER CLEANING Platen roller Preparations Alcohol (ethyl alcohol, etc.) Soft and clean cloth Clean the black part of the roller. Wipe the black part carefully with cloth dampened with a small amount of alcohol. Wipe the whole roller by turning it. PAPER FLANGE CLEANING Clean the parts that contact the print paper sides as shown right.

  • Page 26: Specifications

    SPECIFICATIONS SPECIFICATIONS Class Digital Color Printer Model CP-D80DW Printing method Sublimation Dye Thermal Transfer line print 3-color faces progressive printing (yellow, magenta, and cyan) and surface lamination Print’s resolution 300 x 300 dpi (dpi : dots per inch) Dot resolution 10x15 (4x6”)

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    FAX +34 93 589 4388 Please contact the nearest Mitsubishi sales branch to get DOC (Declaration of Conformity) of the EC Directive 1999/5/EC. Manufactured by Mitsubishi Electric (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. PLO 32, Kawasan Perindustrian Senai II, 81400 Senai, Johor Darul Takzim, Malaysia WE919C182B7...

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