Sanyo DVP-P1EX Instruction Manual

Sanyo DVP-P1EX Instruction Manual

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NOTE: This manual explains how to safely operate the DVP-P1EX and DVP-P1U.
Any information regarding only one of these products will be labeled as such.
Please read these instructions carefully before using the printer. Make sure to read and under-
stand the section "SAFETY PRECAUTIONS" on pages 4 to 11. Keep this manual in a safe
place for later reference.

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  • Page 1 NOTE: This manual explains how to safely operate the DVP-P1EX and DVP-P1U. Any information regarding only one of these products will be labeled as such. Please read these instructions carefully before using the printer. Make sure to read and under- stand the section “SAFETY PRECAUTIONS”...
  • Page 2: For American Users

    Declaration of Conformity Model Number : DVP-P1U Trade Name : SANYO Responsible party : SANYO FISHER COMPANY Address : 21605 Plummer Street, Chatsworth, California 91311 Telephone No. : (818) 998-7322 This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the fol-...
  • Page 3: For Canadian Users

    FOR CANADIAN USERS i This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003. English...
  • Page 4: Symbols Used In This Manual

    Sanyo Electric. i Sanyo Electric shall not be held responsible for any losses or loss of revenue result- ing from the loss of data caused by the malfunction, or the repairing of a malfunction, of the printer.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    CONTENTS BASIC OPERATION....................2 SAFETY PRECAUTIONS..................4 FOR CORRECT USE OF YOUR PRINTER............12 CHECKING THE INCLUDED ACCESSORIES ............15 SEPARATELY SOLD ACCESSORIES ..............16 OUTLINE SPECIAL FEATURES OF THE PRINTER ............. 17 PART NAMES ......................18 SETUP POWER CONNECTION ..................21 INSTALL THE INK RIBBON ...................
  • Page 6: Basic Operation

    BASIC OPERATION Basic printing procedure Install the ink ribbon (see page 22). h The ink ribbon and paper are not supplied with this printer. Please purchase them separately (see page 16). Load the paper (see page 24). Connect the AC adapter, and turn on the power (see page 21).
  • Page 7: See Page

    Index select printing (see page 32). h Confirm the image number on the index print, spec- ify the image number with the printer, and print. h In addition, you can make ID-size prints, or you can make prints according to the DPOF settings. And of course you can print all the data in the card, or print just one image.
  • Page 8: Safety Precautions

    SAFETY PRECAUTIONS About the printer CAUTION k If the printer makes a strange noise, emits a strange odor, or if smoke comes out from it, immediately turn off the power and unplug it from the power outlet. i If the printer is used under these conditions, it may cause a fire or electric shock.
  • Page 9 k Do not place flower vases or other containers holding liquids on top of the printer. i In the event that water or other liquid has gotten inside the printer, immediately turn off the printer, unplug it from the power outlet, and contact the dealer. If the printer is operated as is, it may cause a fire or electric shock.
  • Page 10 CAUTION k Do not stand the printer on its side. i The printer should be in its correct horizontal position when in use. i If the printer is operated while set on its side, the paper feed and/or discharge may not work properly and cause a malfunction.
  • Page 11 CAUTION k Cautions during use and storage. i This printer is a precision instrument. When using or storing the printer, make sure to avoid the following locations to avoid damage. h Places in direct sunlight h Places where humidity and temperature are high h Places that may get wet h Places close to an air conditioner or heater h Inside a car...
  • Page 12 CAUTION k Do not remove the paper tray during printing. i During printing, the paper is moving back and forth within the printer. If you attempt to touch the paper, it may result in injury. Do not touch the paper tray until printing is finished.
  • Page 13: About The Ac Adapter

    Fire and/or electrocution could result from connecting the AC adapter to a line voltage other than that for which it is rated. DVP-P1EX: 220V to 240V DVP-P1U: 100V to 120V k Do not damage the power cord. i Do not put heavy objects on the power cord or place heat-producing appliances near it.
  • Page 14 CAUTION k Caution when connecting the AC adapter. i Securely plug the power cord all the way into the power outlet. If the power cord is not fully plugged in, heat may be generated and cause a fire. i Do not use a bundled power cord, as the heat gener- ated may cause a fire.
  • Page 15: Other Items

    CAUTION Other items k Caution concerning the card. i The card may be warm immediately after use. Before removing the card, turn off the power to the printer and wait for it to cool down. i Keep out of the reach of children. If the card is inserted incorrectly, it may cause an accident to occur.
  • Page 16: For Correct Use Of Your Printer

    FOR CORRECT USE OF YOUR PRINTER k Maintenance i Cleaning 1 Turn off the power, and remove the power plug from the power outlet. 2 Use a soft cloth to gently wipe the printer clean. To remove stains 3 Moisten a cloth with a solution of water and a mild detergent. Wring the cloth out well before using it to wipe the printer.
  • Page 17 k Caution concerning undesired interference h The printer may create undesired interference if used close to a television or radio. To avoid this type of interference, make sure the cores on the supplied power cord and AC adapter are not removed. Core Core Power cord...
  • Page 18 k About prints h Keep prints in a place that is not subject to direct sunlight or high temperatures or humidity. h It is best to keep prints in an album or card case, or other air-tight place. h If keeping prints in an album, choose nylon photo covers. Polypropylene or cello- phane can also be used.
  • Page 19: Checking The Included Accessories

    CHECKING THE INCLUDED ACCESSORIES i Paper tray i AC adapter and power cord i Paper stopper If necessary, attach this accessory to prevent the discharged prints from dropping. English...
  • Page 20: Separately Sold Accessories

    Postcard paper and ink ribbon set (50 sheets) h A set of 50 postcards and one ink ribbon product number: DVP-P1EX: DVP-IPK50 DVP-P1U: DVP-IPK50U i Postcard paper and ink ribbon set (100 sheets) h A set of 100 postcards and one ink ribbon...
  • Page 21: Outline

    OUTLINE SPECIAL FEATURES OF THE PRINTER This printer is designed to print pictures taken with a digital camera, combining beautiful print results with easy-to-use operation. It also incorporates various useful functions for printing images on postcards and L size paper. Beautiful and durable prints i The dye sublimation printer uses an exclusive ink ribbon to produce beautiful prints that are highly resistant to UV light.
  • Page 22: Part Names

    OUTLINE PART NAMES Front INK RIBBON PAPER MEMORY CARD 6 78 90 MENU COPIES 1 Paper eject section C Slot B 2 LCD monitor D [PictBridge] terminal 3 [INK RIBBON] indicator E [COPIES] [+] button 4 [PAPER] indicator F [COPIES] [–] button 5 [MEMORY CARD] indicator G Paper tray slot cover 6 [CANCEL] button...
  • Page 23 OUTLINE Rear 1 Ventilation holes (cooling fan*) 2 DC IN terminal (DC24V- Connect the supplied AC adapter. *About temperature elevation and cooling fan operation i The cooling fan in the printer will automatically start to operate when the internal tem- perature rises to a certain temperature.
  • Page 24 OUTLINE LCD panel display Mode Image Number Setting * All the indications never appear at the same time. 1 [Mode] menu 2 Print page number 3 Index display 4 [Setting] menu 5 Total number of prints (during printing, shows remaining number of prints) 6 Specified number of prints 7 Image number English...
  • Page 25: Setup

    SETUP POWER CONNECTION Connect the AC adapter Connect the supplied AC adapter to the printer. Make sure that all the power cord and AC adapter plugs are firmly inserted. Insert the power cord plug into the AC adapt- er socket. Connect the other end of the power cord plug to a power outlet.
  • Page 26: Install The Ink Ribbon

    SETUP INSTALL THE INK RIBBON The ink ribbon is not supplied with this printer. Please purchase a separately sold post- card and ink ribbon set. About the ink ribbon i When installing the ink ribbon, do not touch the Ribbon ribbon.
  • Page 27 SETUP How to remove the ink ribbon Open the ink ribbon slot cover. Remove the ink ribbon. 1 Lift the lock lever. 2 Lift out the ink ribbon. CAUTION Cautions when replacing the ink ribbon i Do not insert fingers into the ink ribbon slot. Immediately after printing, the inside of the printer is very hot.
  • Page 28: Loading The Paper

    SETUP LOADING THE PAPER The paper and ink ribbon are not supplied with this printer. Please purchase the sepa- rately sold postcard paper and ink ribbon set. About the paper i This printer can print only the exclusive postcard paper. Using paper other than that specified may cause paper jams.
  • Page 29 SETUP Insert the paper in the paper tray. h Insert the paper with the print side facing down, and with the top edge near the pull-handle side of the paper tray. NOTE i Images captured with the camera held vertically are rotated 90 degrees and printed. Image captured with Image captured with the camera held...
  • Page 30: Installing The Paper Tray

    SETUP Installing the paper tray Open the paper tray slot cover. Slowly insert the paper tray into the paper tray slot. h Slowly insert it all the way in. Close the paper tray slot cover. k To remove the paper tray h Open the paper tray slot cover, grasp the paper tray pull-handle, and pull out the paper tray.
  • Page 31: Insert The Card

    SETUP INSERT THE CARD Cards that can be used with this printer i The cards listed below can be used with this printer: i Only one card can be inserted at a time. h SD Memory Card/MultiMedia Card h CompactFlash/Microdrive h SmartMedia (except for SmartMedia cards that operate at 5V) h Memory Stick (An adapter is required to use Memory Stick Duo.) Note that only card data which was recorded in the DCF compliant format can be...
  • Page 32 SETUP Insert the card. MEMORY CARD indicator h Choose the correct slot for your type of card. Slot A h Take care that the card is oriented correctly, and firmly push it all the way in. Slot A: SmartMedia, SD Memory Card, MultiMedia Card, Memory Stick Slot B: CompactFlash, Microdrive h When a card is inserted, the MEMORY CARD...
  • Page 33: Printing

    PRINTING SETTING THE PRINT MODE This section explains how to set the print mode. Turn ON the power and insert a card into the correct card slot (see pages 21, 28). Press the MENU button to move the menu pointer [g] to the [Mode] menu. Press the [+] or [–] button.
  • Page 34: Index Prints

    PRINTING INDEX PRINTS A print that shows thumbnail versions of the images-up to 20 per sheet-is called an “index print”. When a memory card contains a lot of image data, this print mode can be very useful for cataloguing the many images. Set the printer to the Index print mode (see page 29).
  • Page 35 PRINTING Select the page to be printed. h You can select whether to print the images on the selected page or print the images on all pages. 1 Press the MENU button to move the menu pointer [g] to the [Image Num- ber].
  • Page 36: Index Select Prints

    PRINTING INDEX SELECT PRINTS Select the desired image data from the index images on the LCD monitor and print them. You can select several images and specify the number of prints for each image. Set the printer to the Index Select print mode (see page 29). h The print page as well as the index image and folder number are shown on the LCD monitor.
  • Page 37 PRINTING Specify the image to print and the num- ber of prints. 1 Press the MENU button and move the menu pointer [g] to [Image Number]. 2 Press the [+] or [–] button to select the image to print. h When [+] or [–] is pressed, the Index Navi moves.
  • Page 38: Id-Size Prints

    PRINTING ID-SIZE PRINTS ID-size images can be printed on one sheet of paper. A set of three 30mm × 24mm images and three 45mm × 35mm images is printed on one sheet of paper. Set the printer to the ID Size print mode (see page 29). h The image number and number of prints is shown on the LCD monitor.
  • Page 39 PRINTING Specify the image you wish to print and the number of prints. 1 Press the MENU button, and move the menu pointer [g] to [Image Number]. 2 Press the [+] or [–] button to display the number of the image you wish to print. 3 Press the [+] or [–] COPIES button to specify the number of prints.
  • Page 40: Print One Image

    PRINTING PRINT ONE IMAGE The data for one image can be printed on one sheet, or you can make multiple prints. Set the printer to the One Image print mode (see page 29). h The image number is shown on the LCD monitor. Mode Image Image...
  • Page 41 PRINTING Specify the image to print and the num- ber of prints. 1 Press the MENU button to move the menu pointer [g] to [Image Number]. 2 Press the [+] or [–] button to select the image to print. 3 Press the [+] or [–] COPIES button to specify the number of prints.
  • Page 42: Print All Images

    PRINTING PRINT ALL IMAGES You can print all the images on the card. Set the printer to the All Image print mode (see page 29). h The image number and total number of images (Total) is shown on the LCD moni- tor.
  • Page 43 PRINTING Press the PRINT button. h The PRINT indicator lights, and printing begins. h During printing, the remaining number of prints (Remains) is shown. Mode Image Number Remaining number of prints Setting NOTE If the total number of prints indication appears as [w]... i The indication for the total number of prints cannot show more than 99.
  • Page 44: Dpof Printing

    PRINTING DPOF PRINTING You can print the images according to the DPOF settings set with your camera, for example. DPOF-standard printing --index prints and printer-controlled settings, for example-- is possible. (DPOF trimming is not available.) Set the printer to the DPOF print mode (see page 29). h The DPOF settings are shown on the LCD monitor.
  • Page 45 PRINTING Press the PRINT button. h The PRINT indicator lights, and printing begins. h During printing, the remaining number of prints (Remains) is shown. Mode Image Number Setting NOTE If the total number of prints indication does not show more than [99]... i The indication for the total number of prints cannot show more than 99.
  • Page 46: Other Print Settings

    PRINTING OTHER PRINT SETTINGS The following printing functions are available: Borderless prints [Borderless*]: The image is printed with no white border around the picture. Date imprint [Date]: The date the image was captured is imprinted in the corner. Sharpness printing [Sharpness]: The images are printed with extra-sharp outlines. * Due to the difference in the respective horizontal-to-vertical ratios of the digital image and the paper, the upper and lower portions of the image may be cropped in border- less prints.
  • Page 47 PRINTING k About date imprinting i You can select the format of the imprinted date. 1 Select the [Mode] menu. 2 Press the [+] and [–] COPIES buttons at the same time for about 2 seconds. h The screen to select the date format appears. 3 Press the [+] or [–] COPIES button.
  • Page 48: Printing From Your Digital Camera (Pictbridge Printing)

    PRINTING PRINTING FROM YOUR DIGITAL CAMERA (PictBridge printing) PictBridge printing allows you to print directly from your digital camera to the printer using just an USB interface cable. The print settings are controlled with the digital cam- era. Note that PictBridge printing is possible only with digital cameras that are PictBridge compliant.
  • Page 49: Troubleshooting

    TROUBLESHOOTING TROUBLESHOOTING If malfunction occurs, first check the troubleshooting procedures given below. Problem or Cause Solution indication [u] is shown on The paper tray is empty: The When the paper tray is the LCD monitor, PAPER indicator is lit. empty and the PAPER 1 Remove the paper tray and Paper jam in the printer: The...
  • Page 50 TROUBLESHOOTING Problem or Cause Solution indication Printing is not pos- The inserted card has defec- Not a malfunction. Use a card sible, although the tive or has unreadable image that works properly, take the card is correctly data. In this case, the printer photos again, and print them.
  • Page 51 TROUBLESHOOTING Problem or Cause Solution indication i The image is a 16-bit TIFF i When saving a TIFF image A TIFF image can- not be printed. image that was saved using on your computer, specify a computer’s image pro- an 8-bit TIFF file. cessing application.
  • Page 52: Appendix

    –10 to 55ºC (storage) (recom- Humidity 35 to 80% (operating, no condensation) mended) 10 to 90% (storage, no condensation) Power supply (AC adapter) AC100-120V (DVP-P1U), AC220-240V (DVP-P1EX) DC in DC 24V Power consumption 82 W Weight 2.2 Kg Dimensions (W × H × D) 189 ×...
  • Page 53: Power Cord Specifications

    APPENDIX AC adapter specifications Power supply DVP-P1EX (VAR-P1EX): AC220V – 240V, 50/60Hz, 0.45A DVP-P1U (VAR-P1): AC100V – 120V, 50/60Hz, 0.85A Rated power DC24V, 3A Operating environment 0ºC – 40ºC Storage environment –20ºC – 85ºC Dimensions and Weight 72 × 36 × 150 mm (excluding protrusions) (W ×...
  • Page 55 MEMO...

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