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Ribbon Loading And Removal - Honeywell LEVEL 6 Operation Manual

Series 60 computer system.
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8. Use PAPER HORIZONTAL POSITION­
5. To remove the ribbon; grasp the right end
ING control (see Figure 7-8) to position
of top and bottom ribbon cores (see Fig ­
paper horizontally for location of the first
ure 7-10). Push both cores to the left and
column of print. Use this control to move
swing the right ends forward and out of the
paper to the desired location on the hori­
drum gate.
zontal position index. The position index is
graduated to allow a first character indenta ­
tion of up to two inches.
9. Close and latch drum gate, and close the
printer hood.
NOTE: Use PAPER ADVANCE FINE con­
trol to correct any small remaining
misalignment during printout. Fine
adjustment is made with FORMS
RESET switch in the up position,
drum gate closed and printer hood
raised.
RIBBON LOADING AND REMOVAL
1. Set the ac circuit breaker to OFF.
Figure 7·10. Removal of Printer Ribbon
2. Raise the printer hood and pull drum gate
latch forward, swinging the drum gate to its
fully opened position as shown in Figure
7-8.
6. Hold the ribbon cores together and remove
3. Holding the paper tensioner with one hand
the ribbon from the compartment.
(see Figure 7-9) pull the tensioner plunger
knob with the other hand and remove the
7. When loading a new ribbon it must be
paper tensioner from the drum gate and set
installed so that it unwinds from top of the
aside.
ribbon core. Place the new fully wound
ribbon core against the top left floating
ribbon holder.
8. Push the core against the floating ribbon
holder spring and swing the right end of the
ribbon core into position against the fixed
right hand ribbon holder, making certain
that the guide pin slips into the slot on the
core.
9. The upper portion is now installed. To load
the lower portion; ensure that it unwound
from top of the ribbon core and fed down
over the print drum and lower ribbon guide
Figure 7-9. Removing Paper Tensioner from
bars.
Drum Gate
10. Once the lower portion of the ribbon is
4. When installing or removing a ribbon for
positioned, install the ribbon core on the
replacement, wear the plastic gloves pro ­
bottom ribbon holder following the proce ­
vided for the purpose.
dure described in steps 7 and 8.
LINE PRINTERS
7-10
AT04

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