Control Panel

The printer control panel gives you easy control over most common printer operations. The panel consists of indicator lights and buttons.

Power Paper Out

Paper Select

LF/FF Load

Micro □ Pause Feed

Tractor Select

Tractor Select

Front / Rear

Reset

3sec I_J

Front / Rear

1.4.1.1 Switches

The control panel contains eleven switches. □ Operation in normal mode:

In normal mode, pressing panel switches executes following function. Refer to Table 1-13.

Table 1-13. Switch Function in Normal Mode

Switch

Function

Front / Rear

Change the front and rear paper path alternately.

Pause

■ Alternates printing and no-printing status.

■ Enables reset function, holding it down for three seconds.

Micro Feed T

Executes micro feed forward.

Micro Feed i

Executes micro feed backward.

LF / FF Load

■ Loads the paper when the paper is empty.

■ Executes line feed, pressing it shortly.

■ Executes form feed, holding it down for a few seconds.

TOF (top of form)

■ Set current point to top of form when the cover opens.

■ Enables loading position adjustment and tear off position adjustment when the cover opens.

Tear Off

Advances continuous paper to the Tear off position adjustment.

Copy

Alternates copy mode or not.

Pitch

Selects pitch.

Font

Selects font.

Paper Select

Selects paper No.

Tuning the printer on while pressing panel switches executes the function shown in Table 1-14.

Table 1-14. Switch Function at Power On

Switch

Function

LF / FF Load

Draft self test

Tear off

NLQ self test

Tear off and LF / FF

Data dump

Pause

DIP SW setting print

LF / FF Load and Micro Feed i and Pause*1)

Clear EEPROM at area 2

Pause and Front / Rear*2)

Clear EEPROM at area 1

Copy

Clear driving line count for ribbon change timing

Paper Select

Paper memory

Tear Off, Micro Feed T, and Front/Rear

Mechanism adjustment (Refer to Chapter 4.)

Tear Off, Micro Feed i, and Front/Rear

Platen gap adjustment (Refer to Chapter 4.)

Micro Feed T and Micro Feed i

Measurement seeking (Refer to Chapter 4.)

Notes1: All of mechanism adjustment values are cleared. Then it requires the printer mechanism adjustment.

Notes2: All of user setting value is replaced with the factory setting value.

Notes1: All of mechanism adjustment values are cleared. Then it requires the printer mechanism adjustment.

Notes2: All of user setting value is replaced with the factory setting value.

1.4.1.2 Indicators

The control panel contains fifteen LEDs.

■ Green LED on when the rear paper path is selected with paper.

■ Red LED on when the rear paper path is selected without paper.

■ Off when the front paper path is selected.

■ Green LED on when the front paper path is selected with paper.

■ Red LED on when the front paper path is selected without paper.

■ Off when the rear paper path is selected.

■ The LED on when the printer is paused, and it is off when the printer is not paused.

■ The LED blinks when the printer is in the print head hot status.

■ The LED on when the top of form position is adjustable and tear off position is adjustable.

■ The LED on when the paper is in Tear off position and it is off when the paper is out of the Tear-off position.

■ The LED is on at copy mode, and it is off at normal mode.

■ The status of Pitch selection is displayed by three Pitch LEDs.

■ The status of Font selection is displayed by two Font LEDs.

■ The LED is on when the printer is powered on, and it is off when the printer is powered off.

■ The LED is on when the printer is in the paper out status, and it is off when the printer is out of this status.

■ The LED blinks when the printer is in the paper jam status.

■ The LED blinks when the printer is in the ribbon jam status.

■ The LED indicates selected paper No.

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