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Epson ActionPrinter 4500 User Manual

Epson ActionPrinter 4500 User Manual (317 pages)

Epson User's Manual Printer ActionPrinter 4500  
Brand: Epson | Category: Printer | Size: 3.8 MB
Table of contents
Print Speed2................................................................................................................................................................
Loading Single Sheets Of Paper2................................................................................................................................................................
Using Selectype3................................................................................................................................................................
Important Safety Instructions12................................................................................................................................................................
Table Of Contents14................................................................................................................................................................
Introduction17................................................................................................................................................................
Features17................................................................................................................................................................
Options And Supplies18................................................................................................................................................................
About This Manual20................................................................................................................................................................
Application Notes21................................................................................................................................................................
Where To Get Help22................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up The Printer23................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 1 Setting Up The Printer24................................................................................................................................................................
Unpacking The Printer24................................................................................................................................................................
Checking The Parts24................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Protective Materials25................................................................................................................................................................
Choosing A Place For The Printer27................................................................................................................................................................
Assembling The Printer29................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Platen Knob29................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Ribbon Cartridge30................................................................................................................................................................
Attaching The Paper Guide34................................................................................................................................................................
Testing The Printer36................................................................................................................................................................
Plugging In The Printer36................................................................................................................................................................
Running The Self Test37................................................................................................................................................................
If The Self Test Does Not Work44................................................................................................................................................................
Problem Solution44................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting The Printer To Your Computer45................................................................................................................................................................
The Parallel Interface45................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up Your Application Software48................................................................................................................................................................
Choosing From A Menu48................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 2 Paper Handling49................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting A Paper Feeding Method50................................................................................................................................................................
Using Single Sheets51................................................................................................................................................................
Loading Paper51................................................................................................................................................................
Reloading During Printing54................................................................................................................................................................
Using Continuous Paper55................................................................................................................................................................
Positioning Your Continuous Paper Supply55................................................................................................................................................................
Loading Continuous Paper56................................................................................................................................................................
Switching Between Continuous And Single Sheets64................................................................................................................................................................
Switching To Single Sheets64................................................................................................................................................................
Switching Back To Continuous Paper69................................................................................................................................................................
Printing On Special Paper72................................................................................................................................................................
The Paper Thickness Lever72................................................................................................................................................................
Multi-part Forms75................................................................................................................................................................
Labels76................................................................................................................................................................
Envelopes78................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Printer80................................................................................................................................................................
Operating The Control Panel81................................................................................................................................................................
Setting The Dip Switches85................................................................................................................................................................
Changing A Dip Switch Setting85................................................................................................................................................................
The Dip Switch Tables86................................................................................................................................................................
The Dip Switch Functions88................................................................................................................................................................
Page Length89................................................................................................................................................................
Skip Over Perforation90................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Loading Position91................................................................................................................................................................
The Loading Position91................................................................................................................................................................
Using Micro-adjustment92................................................................................................................................................................
Using Short Tear-off94................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Tear-off Position95................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting Typestyles98................................................................................................................................................................
Character Fonts99................................................................................................................................................................
Condensed Mode100................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting An International Character Set101................................................................................................................................................................
Choosing A Character Table103................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Data Dump Mode105................................................................................................................................................................
Software And Graphics108................................................................................................................................................................
Enhancing Your Printing109................................................................................................................................................................
Character Spacing109................................................................................................................................................................
Character Size110................................................................................................................................................................
Special Effects And Emphasis111................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting Typestyles With Master Select113................................................................................................................................................................
Graphics116................................................................................................................................................................
The Print Head117................................................................................................................................................................
The Graphics Command120................................................................................................................................................................
Column Reservation Numbers121................................................................................................................................................................
A Simple Graphics Program121................................................................................................................................................................
Designing Your Own Graphics122................................................................................................................................................................
User-defined Characters127................................................................................................................................................................
Designing Your Characters127................................................................................................................................................................
Defining Your Characters129................................................................................................................................................................
Sending Information To Your Printer131................................................................................................................................................................
Printing User-defined Characters134................................................................................................................................................................
Copying Rom Characters To Ram135................................................................................................................................................................
Letter Quality Characters136................................................................................................................................................................
Superscripts And Subscripts136................................................................................................................................................................
Mixing Print Styles137................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Printer Options139................................................................................................................................................................
The Cut Sheet Feeder140................................................................................................................................................................
Installation140................................................................................................................................................................
Paper Handling144................................................................................................................................................................
Testing The Printer In The Cut Sheet Feeder Mode148................................................................................................................................................................
Single-sheet Insertion151................................................................................................................................................................
Operating The Cut Sheet Feeder153................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Cut Sheet Feeder155................................................................................................................................................................
The Pull Tractor159................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Pull Tractor168................................................................................................................................................................
The Multi-font Module172................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting A Font176................................................................................................................................................................
The Interface Boards178................................................................................................................................................................
Choosing An Interface178................................................................................................................................................................
Compatible Interfaces179................................................................................................................................................................
8143 New Serial Interface187................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 6 Maintenance189................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning The Printer190................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Ribbon193................................................................................................................................................................
Transporting The Printer199................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 7 Troubleshooting203................................................................................................................................................................
Problems And Solutions204................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting205................................................................................................................................................................
Power Supply206................................................................................................................................................................
Printing207................................................................................................................................................................
Options226................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 8 Technical Specifications237................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Specifications238................................................................................................................................................................
Paper239................................................................................................................................................................
Technical Specifications239................................................................................................................................................................
Printable Area240................................................................................................................................................................
Continuous Paper240................................................................................................................................................................
Mechanical242................................................................................................................................................................
Electrical243................................................................................................................................................................
Environment243................................................................................................................................................................
Interface Specifications244................................................................................................................................................................
Pin Assignments For The Parallel Interface244................................................................................................................................................................
Interface Timing246................................................................................................................................................................
Printing Enabled/disabled Signals And Control Conditions247................................................................................................................................................................
Option Specifications248................................................................................................................................................................
Single-bin Cut Sheet Feeder248................................................................................................................................................................
Initialization250................................................................................................................................................................
Default Settings250................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 9 Command Summary252................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Command Summary253................................................................................................................................................................
Control Key Chart255................................................................................................................................................................
Commands In Numerical Order256................................................................................................................................................................
Commands Arranged By Topic259................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Operation259................................................................................................................................................................
Msb Control262................................................................................................................................................................
Data Control263................................................................................................................................................................
Vertical Motion264................................................................................................................................................................
Horizontal Motion270................................................................................................................................................................
Overall Printing Style273................................................................................................................................................................
Print Size And Character Width275................................................................................................................................................................
Print Enhancement279................................................................................................................................................................
Word Processing284................................................................................................................................................................
Character Tables285................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix292................................................................................................................................................................
Proportional Width Table293................................................................................................................................................................
Glossary299................................................................................................................................................................

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Table of contents
Important Safety Instructions4................................................................................................................................................................
Table Of Contents6................................................................................................................................................................
Introduction9................................................................................................................................................................
Features9................................................................................................................................................................
Options10................................................................................................................................................................
Interface Boards12................................................................................................................................................................
About This Manual12................................................................................................................................................................
Where To Get Help14................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 1 Setting Up The Printer15................................................................................................................................................................
Unpacking The Printer16................................................................................................................................................................
Checking The Parts16................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Protective Materials17................................................................................................................................................................
Choosing A Place For The Printer19................................................................................................................................................................
Assembling The Printer21................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Platen Knob21................................................................................................................................................................
Instailing The Ribbon Cartridge22................................................................................................................................................................
Attaching The Paper Guide27................................................................................................................................................................
Testing The Printer29................................................................................................................................................................
Plugging In The Printer29................................................................................................................................................................
Running The Self Test29................................................................................................................................................................
Tear Off34................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting The Printer To Your Computer36................................................................................................................................................................
The Parallel Interface36................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up Your Application Software39................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 2 Paper Handling40................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting A Paper Feeding Method41................................................................................................................................................................
Using Single Sheets43................................................................................................................................................................
Loading Paper43................................................................................................................................................................
Reloading During Printing46................................................................................................................................................................
Using Continuous Paper47................................................................................................................................................................
Positioning Your Continuous Paper Supply47................................................................................................................................................................
Loading Continuous Paper47................................................................................................................................................................
Switching Between Continuous And Single Sheets55................................................................................................................................................................
Switching To Single Sheets55................................................................................................................................................................
Switching Back To Continuous Paper58................................................................................................................................................................
Printing On Special Paper62................................................................................................................................................................
The Paper Thickness Lever62................................................................................................................................................................
Multi-part Forms65................................................................................................................................................................
Labels66................................................................................................................................................................
Envelopes67................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 3 Using The Printer70................................................................................................................................................................
Operating The Control Panel71................................................................................................................................................................
Other Control Panel Features74................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting Typestyles75................................................................................................................................................................
Character Fonts75................................................................................................................................................................
Condensed Mode79................................................................................................................................................................
Setting The Dip Switches80................................................................................................................................................................
Changing A Dip Switch Setting80................................................................................................................................................................
The Dip Switch Tables81................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Printer82................................................................................................................................................................
The Dip Switch Functions83................................................................................................................................................................
Page Length84................................................................................................................................................................
Pagelength84................................................................................................................................................................
Skip Over Perforation85................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Loading Position86................................................................................................................................................................
Using Micro-adjustment86................................................................................................................................................................
Using Short Tear-off88................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Tear-off Position89................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting An International Character Set91................................................................................................................................................................
Choosing A Character Set93................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Data Dump Mode95................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 4 Software And Graphics97................................................................................................................................................................
Enhancing Your Printing98................................................................................................................................................................
Character Spacing98................................................................................................................................................................
Character Size99................................................................................................................................................................
Special Effects And Emphasis100................................................................................................................................................................
Graphics103................................................................................................................................................................
The Printhead104................................................................................................................................................................
The Graphics Command107................................................................................................................................................................
Column Reservation Numbers108................................................................................................................................................................
A Simple Graphics Program108................................................................................................................................................................
Designing Your Own Graphics109................................................................................................................................................................
User-defined Characters113................................................................................................................................................................
Designing Your Characters113................................................................................................................................................................
Defining Your Characters115................................................................................................................................................................
Sending Information To Your Printer117................................................................................................................................................................
Printing User-defined Characters120................................................................................................................................................................
Copying Rom Characters To Ram121................................................................................................................................................................
Letter Quality Characters122................................................................................................................................................................
Mixing Print Styles123................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 5 Using The Printer Options125................................................................................................................................................................
The Cut Sheet Feeder126................................................................................................................................................................
Installation126................................................................................................................................................................
Paper Handling130................................................................................................................................................................
Testing The Printer In The Cut Sheet Feeder Mode133................................................................................................................................................................
Operating The Cut Sheet Feeder135................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Printer Options137................................................................................................................................................................
Switching Between The Cut Sheet Feeder And139................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Cut Sheet Feeder146................................................................................................................................................................
The Pull Tractor148................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Pull Tractor157................................................................................................................................................................
The Interface Boards161................................................................................................................................................................
Choosing An Interface161................................................................................................................................................................
Compatible Interfaces162................................................................................................................................................................
8143 New Serial Interface170................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning The Printer172................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Ribbon174................................................................................................................................................................
Transporting The Printer180................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 7 Troubleshooting183................................................................................................................................................................
Printing184................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting185................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 8 Technical Specifications195................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Specifications196................................................................................................................................................................
Paper197................................................................................................................................................................
Technical Specifications197................................................................................................................................................................
Printable Area198................................................................................................................................................................
Mechanical201................................................................................................................................................................
Electrical202................................................................................................................................................................
Environment202................................................................................................................................................................
Interface Specifications203................................................................................................................................................................
Pin Assignments For The Parallel Interface203................................................................................................................................................................
Interface Timing205................................................................................................................................................................
Option Specifications207................................................................................................................................................................
Cut Sheet Feeder207................................................................................................................................................................
Initialization209................................................................................................................................................................
Default Settings209................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 9 Command Summary211................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Command Summary212................................................................................................................................................................
Command Summary213................................................................................................................................................................
Control Key Chart214................................................................................................................................................................
Commands In Numerical Order215................................................................................................................................................................
Commands Arranged By Topic218................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Operation218................................................................................................................................................................
Msb Control221................................................................................................................................................................
Data Control222................................................................................................................................................................
Vertical Motion223................................................................................................................................................................
Tab Vertically227................................................................................................................................................................
Horizontal Motion229................................................................................................................................................................
Tab Horizontally231................................................................................................................................................................
Overall Printing Style232................................................................................................................................................................
Print Size And Character Width234................................................................................................................................................................
Print Enhancement238................................................................................................................................................................
Word Processing243................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix251................................................................................................................................................................
Proportional Width Table251................................................................................................................................................................
Character Sets256................................................................................................................................................................
Glossary261................................................................................................................................................................
Bidirectional Printing261................................................................................................................................................................
Input Buffer264................................................................................................................................................................
Print Quality267................................................................................................................................................................
Unidirectional Printing268................................................................................................................................................................
Index269................................................................................................................................................................
Epson ActionPrinter 4500 User Manual

Epson ActionPrinter 4500 User Manual (280 pages)

Epson ActionPrinter 4000: User Manual  
Brand: Epson | Category: Printer | Size: 4.02 MB
Table of contents
Important Safety Instructions4................................................................................................................................................................
Table Of Contents6................................................................................................................................................................
Introduction9................................................................................................................................................................
Features9................................................................................................................................................................
Options10................................................................................................................................................................
Interface Boards12................................................................................................................................................................
About This Manual12................................................................................................................................................................
Where To Get Help14................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 1 Setting Up The Printer15................................................................................................................................................................
Unpacking The Printer16................................................................................................................................................................
Checking The Parts16................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Protective Materials17................................................................................................................................................................
Choosing A Place For The Printer19................................................................................................................................................................
Assembling The Printer21................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Platen Knob21................................................................................................................................................................
Instailing The Ribbon Cartridge22................................................................................................................................................................
Attaching The Paper Guide27................................................................................................................................................................
Testing The Printer29................................................................................................................................................................
Plugging In The Printer29................................................................................................................................................................
Running The Self Test29................................................................................................................................................................
Tear Off34................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting The Printer To Your Computer36................................................................................................................................................................
The Parallel Interface36................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up Your Application Software39................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 2 Paper Handling40................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting A Paper Feeding Method41................................................................................................................................................................
Using Single Sheets43................................................................................................................................................................
Loading Paper43................................................................................................................................................................
Reloading During Printing46................................................................................................................................................................
Using Continuous Paper47................................................................................................................................................................
Positioning Your Continuous Paper Supply47................................................................................................................................................................
Loading Continuous Paper47................................................................................................................................................................
Switching Between Continuous And Single Sheets55................................................................................................................................................................
Switching To Single Sheets55................................................................................................................................................................
Switching Back To Continuous Paper58................................................................................................................................................................
Printing On Special Paper62................................................................................................................................................................
The Paper Thickness Lever62................................................................................................................................................................
Multi-part Forms65................................................................................................................................................................
Labels66................................................................................................................................................................
Envelopes67................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 3 Using The Printer70................................................................................................................................................................
Operating The Control Panel71................................................................................................................................................................
Other Control Panel Features74................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting Typestyles75................................................................................................................................................................
Character Fonts75................................................................................................................................................................
Condensed Mode79................................................................................................................................................................
Setting The Dip Switches80................................................................................................................................................................
Changing A Dip Switch Setting80................................................................................................................................................................
The Dip Switch Tables81................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Printer82................................................................................................................................................................
The Dip Switch Functions83................................................................................................................................................................
Page Length84................................................................................................................................................................
Pagelength84................................................................................................................................................................
Skip Over Perforation85................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Loading Position86................................................................................................................................................................
Using Micro-adjustment86................................................................................................................................................................
Using Short Tear-off88................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting The Tear-off Position89................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting An International Character Set91................................................................................................................................................................
Choosing A Character Set93................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Data Dump Mode95................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 4 Software And Graphics97................................................................................................................................................................
Enhancing Your Printing98................................................................................................................................................................
Character Spacing98................................................................................................................................................................
Character Size99................................................................................................................................................................
Special Effects And Emphasis100................................................................................................................................................................
Graphics103................................................................................................................................................................
The Printhead104................................................................................................................................................................
The Graphics Command107................................................................................................................................................................
Column Reservation Numbers108................................................................................................................................................................
A Simple Graphics Program108................................................................................................................................................................
Designing Your Own Graphics109................................................................................................................................................................
User-defined Characters113................................................................................................................................................................
Designing Your Characters113................................................................................................................................................................
Defining Your Characters115................................................................................................................................................................
Sending Information To Your Printer117................................................................................................................................................................
Printing User-defined Characters120................................................................................................................................................................
Copying Rom Characters To Ram121................................................................................................................................................................
Letter Quality Characters122................................................................................................................................................................
Mixing Print Styles123................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 5 Using The Printer Options125................................................................................................................................................................
The Cut Sheet Feeder126................................................................................................................................................................
Installation126................................................................................................................................................................
Paper Handling130................................................................................................................................................................
Testing The Printer In The Cut Sheet Feeder Mode133................................................................................................................................................................
Operating The Cut Sheet Feeder135................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Printer Options137................................................................................................................................................................
Switching Between The Cut Sheet Feeder And139................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Cut Sheet Feeder146................................................................................................................................................................
The Pull Tractor148................................................................................................................................................................
Removing The Pull Tractor157................................................................................................................................................................
The Interface Boards161................................................................................................................................................................
Choosing An Interface161................................................................................................................................................................
Compatible Interfaces162................................................................................................................................................................
8143 New Serial Interface170................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning The Printer172................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing The Ribbon174................................................................................................................................................................
Transporting The Printer180................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 7 Troubleshooting183................................................................................................................................................................
Printing184................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting185................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 8 Technical Specifications195................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Specifications196................................................................................................................................................................
Paper197................................................................................................................................................................
Technical Specifications197................................................................................................................................................................
Printable Area198................................................................................................................................................................
Mechanical201................................................................................................................................................................
Electrical202................................................................................................................................................................
Environment202................................................................................................................................................................
Interface Specifications203................................................................................................................................................................
Pin Assignments For The Parallel Interface203................................................................................................................................................................
Interface Timing205................................................................................................................................................................
Option Specifications207................................................................................................................................................................
Cut Sheet Feeder207................................................................................................................................................................
Initialization209................................................................................................................................................................
Default Settings209................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 9 Command Summary211................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Command Summary212................................................................................................................................................................
Command Summary213................................................................................................................................................................
Control Key Chart214................................................................................................................................................................
Commands In Numerical Order215................................................................................................................................................................
Commands Arranged By Topic218................................................................................................................................................................
Printer Operation218................................................................................................................................................................
Msb Control221................................................................................................................................................................
Data Control222................................................................................................................................................................
Vertical Motion223................................................................................................................................................................
Tab Vertically227................................................................................................................................................................
Horizontal Motion229................................................................................................................................................................
Tab Horizontally231................................................................................................................................................................
Overall Printing Style232................................................................................................................................................................
Print Size And Character Width234................................................................................................................................................................
Print Enhancement238................................................................................................................................................................
Word Processing243................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix251................................................................................................................................................................
Proportional Width Table251................................................................................................................................................................
Character Sets256................................................................................................................................................................
Glossary261................................................................................................................................................................
Bidirectional Printing261................................................................................................................................................................
Input Buffer264................................................................................................................................................................
Print Quality267................................................................................................................................................................
Unidirectional Printing268................................................................................................................................................................
Index269................................................................................................................................................................

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