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Top Of Form Adjustment; Form Thickness Control - Honeywell LEVEL 6 Operation Manual

Series 60 computer system.
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1. Before loading paper into the printer, first
1. With the printer turned ON, press the TOP
lift the front cover and open the gates for
OF FORM Switch. This aligns the top-of ­
the left and right pin feed units. Make sure
form hole in the vertical format tape,
the left pin feed unit is locked in place at
directly over the light source in the paper
the extreme left margin.
tape reader.
2. Feed the paper down through the slanted
opening in the top of the printer. The
paper will follow the forward paper pan
and come up to the pin feed tractors.
3. Place the top sheet in the paper feed
tractors. Make sure the holes are aligned so
that the top of the sheet is parallel with the
top of the printer. If necessary, loosen the
fixing knob on the top of the right pin feed
unit and move the unit to accommodate
the width of the paper. When properly
adjusted, tighten the fixing knob.
4. Close the gates for the pin feed units, then
close the forward cover.
Top of Form Adjustment
See figure 6-3 for identification of the com ­
ponents discussed in this section.
2. Use the platen knob to adjust the paper so
that the desired top line on the form is
aligned vertically with the print head. This
adjustment is performed by pulling out the
platen knob and rotating it in either direc­
tion. Once aligned, each time a Form Feed
Code is received or the TOP OF FORM
Switch is pressed, the paper will slew to
this same line at the top of the next form.
Form Thickness Control
Two adjustment knobs, on either side of the
print head carriage, control the clearance between
the platen and the face of the print head. This
clearance must be adjusted according to the
thickness of the forms being used.
See Figure 6-4 for identification of the com ­
ponents discussed in this section.
To adjust the·· print head for optimum print
quality perform the following steps:
Figure 6-4. Forms Thickness Control
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6-3
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