Operation switches and checking function
• Power switch
The power switch is indicated by "POWER" on the rear
side of this machine. Press this switch towards the "ON"
side (" I") in order to turn on power..
• Opl'ration switches
Cl ON LINE
=NO PAPERiI Cl POWER
On the control panel on the front side of this machine,
there are 3 switches and 3 indicators.
ON/OFF LINE IITOP OF FORMiI
Fig.22 Indication on
TOP OF FORM
Feeds paper to the designated form feed position. (See Note I)
Changes lines. When this switch is pressed once, feed operation for
_ _ _ _ _ _
one line will be carried out. (See Note I)
• Selects ON-LINE or OFF-LINE.
• Every time this switch is pressed, ON-LINE or OFF-LINE is selected
• No operation will be caused when the carriage is operated or during
Lights when power is turned ON.
Lights when ON-LINE is selected.
Lights when there is no printing paper left. (See Note 2)
(Note 1) This switch cannot be operated when the printer is ON-LINE.
(Note 2) When the PE detecting function is neglected by the use of software, printing can be con-
tinued even if the NO PAPER indicator is lit. For normal operation, actuate the PE safety
function, in order to prevent breakdown.
• Self-diagnosis function (incremental printing)
When power is turned on while the line feed switch is pressed, the self-diagnosis routine will be
actuated to print all characters sequentially. If it is desired to stop this function, turn off power.
When self-diagnosis function
utilized, use paper with a width of 15 in. Otherwise, printing will be
made outside the paper, causing breakdown of the head.
• Override function
When the ON/OFF LINE switch is pressed in PE condition, SELECT condition will emerge, cancel-
ling PE and reading data for one line. After printing, OFF-LINE will be selected again. This function
can be effectively utilized when paper sheets are used, provided that ROM unit MZ-8BP4R or
MZ-8SR4R is employed.