Paxar 3R 9430R User Manual

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Q U I C K R E F E R E N C E

Use this Quick Reference along with your Paxar Monarch Sierra Sport™ 3R 9430R Printer. More information can be found in the

Operator’s Handbook and Programmer’s Manual, included on the CD-ROM.

R e a d i n g t h e L E D

This table explains the LED indicators.

LED Indicators

LED Indicators

Status

 

 

 

Red or

On

The printer has an error and is not ready to

Orange

 

accept data.

 

 

 

Amber

On

The battery is charging at a fast rate. If the

 

 

battery voltage is below 5.0V, the battery is

 

 

“trickle” charged until the battery reaches

 

 

5.0V.

 

 

 

 

Off

The battery is fully charged.

 

 

 

Green

On

The printer is on and ready to accept data.

 

 

If there is no activity for longer than

 

 

20-30seconds, the printer goes into sleep

 

 

mode to conserve the battery. The printer

 

 

“wakes up” when it receives any information

 

 

from the host or you press the power (P)

 

 

button.

 

 

With Bluetooth printers, the printer has a

 

 

mode where it can stay on all the time.

 

 

 

I n s t a l l i n g t h e B a t t e r y

One battery may be included with the printer. The printer’s battery must be charged before using it.

1 . Unlock the battery door by sliding down the tabs using your thumbs.

2 . Open the battery door.

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3 . Insert the battery with contact end first.

4 . Close the battery door.

5 . Lock the battery door by sliding up the tabs.

To remove the battery, partially open the battery door and tip out the battery. If the battery door is completely open, the hinge prevents the battery from falling out.

C h a r g i n g t h e B a t t e r y

The printer’s battery must be charged before using it. The battery can be charged

using the single or four-stationcharger.

inside the printer using

the plug-incharger for

select printers.

However,

 

not all printers allow

 

the battery to be

 

 

 

 

 

Power

 

charged inside the

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Feed

 

printer.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1 . Plug the cable into the socket located on the side of the printer.

2 . Insert theplug-incharger into an electrical outlet. Charging time is approximately 1.5 hours.

U s i n g t h e A C A d a p t e r

Some printers use an AC adapter, which allows you to use the printer while it is plugged into a wall outlet. Using the AC adapter eliminates the need to charge the battery, since the printer operates on AC current instead.

1 . Connect the plug to the AC adapter.

2 . Plug the cable into the socket located on the side of the printer.

3 . Plug the AC adapter into an electrical outlet.

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RS232 Port

C o n n e c t i n g t h e P r i n t e r

1 . Plug your host into the printer’s RS232 port using a modular connector.

2 . Turn on the printer.

3 . Make sure the DIP switches are set to match the communication

values on your host.

L o a d i n g S u p p l i e s

The printer can print text, bar codes, and some limited graphics on thermal direct receipt paper.

1 . Lift up the “T” lever on the supply door and wrap your fingers around it.

2 . Pull up firmly on the supply door to open it.

3 .

Supply Door

“T” Lever

Drop the supply into the well. Make sure the supply unwinds from the bottom.

4 . Position the supply between the printhead guides.

5 . Make sure2-3inches of supply extends past the printhead.

6 . Close the supply door.

T e a r i n g S u p p l y

The printer’s supply door acts as a tear bar. Tear down against the tear bar to remove receipts.

Do not tear supply up against the printhead or sideways, because the supply door may open.

Tear Bar

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T r o u b l e s h o o t i n g

If you cannot fix a problem, call Technical Support. For optimal printer performance, we recommend cleaning the printer according to the directions found in the Operator’s Handbook. For supplies, service or assistance, call toll free:1-800-543-6650 (in the U.S.A.). See our Web site (www.paxar.com) for additional information.

Problem

Action

 

 

Does not feed or

Remove any jammed supplies . Reload supplies .

has a paper jam .

 

 

 

Does not print .

Check or replace the printer’s battery .

 

Your data stream may include a query for the

 

battery voltage .

 

Make sure the supplies are loaded correctly and

 

not upside down .

 

Open and then close the supply door evenly . If

 

both sides of the supply door are not completely

 

closed, uneven printing may occur .

 

Verify communications between the host and

 

printer . See your System Administrator .

 

The printer’s duty cycle may be exceeded . In

 

high temperature environments, pause the

 

printer for one minute after every four inches

 

printed . If the duty cycle is exceeded, the

 

printer may not print all of the information that

 

was sent to it .

 

NOTE: This is not a continuous batch printer .

 

 

Light/heavy

Clean the printhead .

printing or voids

Check or recharge the battery . See “Charging

in printing .

the Battery,” for more information .

 

Your System Administrator may need to adjust

 

the print contrast .

 

Open and then close the supply door evenly . If

 

both sides of the supply door are not completely

 

closed, uneven printing may occur .

 

 

Red or Orange

Check or load supply .

(Error) LED is on .

Error reading magnetic card’s data .

 

The printer’s duty cycle may be exceeded . In

 

high temperature environments, pause the

 

printer for one minute after every four inches

 

printed . If the duty cycle is exceeded, the

 

printer may not print all of the information that

 

was sent to it .

 

NOTE: This is not a continuous batch printer .

 

 

Paxar is a trademark of Paxar Corporation . Monarch is a registered trademark of Paxar Americas, Inc . 9430R and Paxar Monarch Sierra Sport are trademarks of Paxar Americas, Inc .

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