DIGITAL SYSTEM PRINTER GV-SP2 ENGLISH INSTRUCTIONS LYT0546-001A...
Dear Customer, Thank you for purchasing this Digital System Printer. Before use, please read the safety information and precautions contained in the following pages to ensure safe use of this product. Using This Instruction Manual •All major sections and subsections are listed in the Table Of Contents pg.
SAFETY PRECAUTIONS WARNING: TO PREVENT FIRE OR SHOCK HAZARD, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS UNIT TO RAIN OR MOISTURE. CAUTION When you are not using the unit for a long period of time, it is recommended that you disconnect the power cord from the mains outlet.
Some Do's And Don'ts On The Safe Use Of Equipment This equipment has been designed and manufactured to meet international safety standards but, like any electrical equipment, care must be taken if you are to obtain the best results and safety is to be assured.
As the thermal heads become worn, print quality will gradually decrease. When you notice a decline in quality, it is possible that the heads may need to be replaced. Consult your JVC dealer. MOISTURE CONDENSATION If condensation occurs inside the printer, it may adhere to print paper during printing, causing poor quality prints and paper jams.
® ® ® Printer Cable Length: Approx. 1.0 m For connecting the video equipment to the printer Ferrite core (1 pc.) For USB cable ® CONTENTS Stand USB cable (commercially available) For connecting the PC and printer (A-B connector type)
• Connect to the video camera's printer output connector using the provided printer cable. STANDBY/ON lamp • Lights when the printer is turned on. PRINT lamp • Flashes when receiving image data. Lights during printing. ERROR lamp • Indicates that an error has occurred in the printer.
• Use the print sheets and ink cassette from the same kit. Connect an image source to the printer (page 10). Plug the printer’s power cable into an AC outlet and press the STANDBY/ON • Power comes on and the STANDBY/ON This completes preparations.
A paper jam could result if the paper is inserted with the wrong side facing up. • Do not use folded, creased, curly, or perforated paper in the printer. Doing so could result in a paper jam or other malfunction.
INSTALL INK CASSETTE Insert the ink cassette with the mark toward the left, on the end going into the printer. The lamp. Push it until you hear a click. CLOSE CASSETTE DOOR The door clicks when it is fully closed.
LOADING THE PAPER TRAY Perforations Partition panel Lever Printing side Partition panel Removing and Attaching the Paper Tray • Push the tray slightly to unlock the latch, then pull it out. • To attach, insert until you hear the paper tray catch in place.
Connect the printer to an AC outlet. Use a different AC outlet from the one used for the TV and VCR. • Carefully check To printer output the orientation connector of the 5 mark on the printer cable and connect it to the video equipment.
USING THE STAND Use the stand when cramped for space If there is not enough space to lay the printer flat, you may attach the printer vertically to the supplied stand. Attach so that holes are aligned with parts B as shown.
If you can see the jammed paper: • If you can see the jammed paper in the paper outlet on the top of the printer, turn off the printer, unplug the power cord, and then use a narrow grasping tool, such as a pair of tweezers, to grasp the paper and pull it out.
CPU NOTE: There are variations of the USB interface in various brands of personal computers. Therefore JVC cannot guarantee that your computer will be compatible with this printer. * Windows ® 98 is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the US and other countries.
INSTALLING THE SOFTWARE Installing the USB Driver TURN ON THE POWER OF THE GV- CONNECT THE GV-SP2 TO THE PC USING THE USB CABLE • Display the "Add New Hardware Wizard" window. LOAD THE CD-ROM CLICK THE Next BUTTON CLICK THE Next BUTTON CONFIRM THAT "CD-ROM drive"...
CLICK THE Next BUTTON CLICK THE Finish BUTTON Installing the Printer Driver CLICK THE Next BUTTON ON THE "Welcome" WINDOW CLICK THE Finish BUTTON ON THE "Setup Complete" WINDOW...
• You can tell the print status using the lamps on the printer. Load the print paper. • Load the print paper in the paper tray and attach to the printer. (See page 9.) Create the data to be printed.
MAKE PRINTER SETTINGS • Selecting File – Print will cause the Print window to appear. Select JVC GV-SP2 under the printer name item. • Various printer settings can be changed on the printer’s setup window. (See page 18.) PRINT THE IMAGE •...
Printer driver settings are divided into several menus (dialog boxes). This section gives a brief description of these menus and the items found on them. Copies Set when consecutively printing the same screen. A setting from 1 to 25 can be made.
Although it is normally possible to obtain print results of sufficient quality just by setting the print type and paper size, this section describes how to use the menus to increase print quality even further. Image quality adjustment (Hue) Select when you want to change the hue by adjusting the shade of cyan, magenta and/or yellow.
Check the following if you cannot print. Preparations: Select My Computer – Printers , right click on JVC GV-SP2 , and select Properties . SET Properties – Details – Print to the following port: TO SP2PORT: (JVC GV-SP2 PDD Port)
GV-SP2 on the harddisk. Please read this file before installing the accompanying software. • For the latest information regarding this software, please visit our website at http://www.jvc-victor.co.jp/. ®...
Power Mac NOTE: There are variations of the USB interface in various brands of personal computers. Therefore JVC cannot guarantee that your computer will be compatible with this printer. * Macintosh ® is a registered trademark of Apple Computer.
FOLDER AND DOUBLE CLICK ON THE Installer ICON CLICK Install IN THE Installer DIALOG BOX CLICK Restart TO RESTART THE Macintosh • Installation is complete when the GV-SP2 Printer is displayed on the Chooser window on the Apple menu. button.
Steps Required to Print Turn on the printer’s power and connect the USB cable. • Check that the ink cassette is installed in the printer. (See page 8.) • You can tell the print status using the lamps on the printer.
Printing an Image Add text and process using commercially available software, and then print. TURN ON THE PRINTER’S POWER AND CONNECT THE USB CABLE • Make sure the ink cassette and print paper are ready. OPEN THE IMAGE FILE TO BE PRINTED •...
SETTINGS ON THE PAPER SETTING DIALOG BOX Settings on the paper setting dialog box are divided into several categories. This section gives a brief description of the available setting items. Paper/Print Size Displays the paper size to be printed on. Resize A reduction ratio to be used during printing can be set.
SETTINGS ON THE PRINT DIALOG BOX Although it is normally possible to obtain print results of sufficient quality just by setting the print type and paper size, this section describes how to use the menus to increase print quality even further.
If after doing so this message still appears, contact your dealer or a JVC Service Center. This message appears while the printer is cooling off if the printer’s internal temperature has risen too high.
Appears when: Action: This message appears if the printer power is not on, or if the power supply is not connected properly. After connecting the power supply properly, turn on the printer. This message appears if an attempt was made to print without first sending the printing data to the printer.
Power Power consumption Print format Print quality (Resolution) Resolution Print medium Print speed * Transmission and processing of video data is not included. Connectors Operating temperature Operating humidity Storage temperature Operating position Dimensions Weight Design and specifications subject to change without notice. AC 220 –...