Paxar 6030 User Manual

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Monarch

PATHFINDER

Ultra Printers

TC6030ITUM Rev. A 1/98 ©1996 Monarch Marking Systems, Inc. All rights reserved.

Each product and program carries a respective written warranty, the only warranty on which the customer can rely. Monarch reserves the right to make changes in the product and the programs and their availability at any time and without notice. Although Monarch has made every effort to provide complete and accurate information in this manual, Monarch shall not be liable for any omissions or inaccuracies. Any update will be incorporated in a later edition of this manual.

©1996 Monarch Marking Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, transmitted, stored in a retrieval system, or translated into any language in any form by any means, without the written permission of Monarch Marking Systems, Inc.

Trademarks

MONARCH®, PATHFINDER®, and PATHFINDER Ultra® are registered trademarks of Monarch Marking Systems, Inc.

Paxar is a trademark of Paxar Corporation. Windows is a trademark of Microsoft Corporation.

Monarch Marking Systems, Inc.

P.O. Bo 608

Dayton, OH 45401

Table of Contents __________________________________________

Using the Keyboard......................................................................................................

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Using Function Keys..............................................................................................

1

Using the Escape Key............................................................................................

2

Toggling Between Alpha/Numeric Modes...............................................................

2

Printing Options ...........................................................................................................

2

Non-DatabaseOperating Instructions...........................................................................

3

Using Non-DatabaseFormats................................................................................

3

Selecting Non-DatabaseFormats ..........................................................................

4

Setting Up for Database Operation ............................................................................

34

Setting up the Printer...........................................................................................

34

Creating Sequential Database Files .....................................................................

36

Database Operating Instructions ................................................................................

37

Download Data to Database ................................................................................

38

Upload Data to Host ............................................................................................

39

Using Database Formats .....................................................................................

40

Selecting Database Formats................................................................................

41

Appendix A ................................................................................................................

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Template One......................................................................................................

51

Template Two......................................................................................................

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Template Three ...................................................................................................

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Item Pricing Application

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With this Item Pricing application, you can print preset labels in 26 non-databasestyles and 17 database styles. To print labels, you enter data manually or download data from a database to the Monarchâ PATHFINDER Ultraâ printer.

This manual contains instructions for

¨using the keyboard.

¨printing.

¨non-databaseoperation.

¨setting up the printer.

¨creating sequential files for database operation.

¨updating database files.

¨database operation.

¨using templates (see Appendix A).

Using the Keyboard ________________________________________

At the keyboard, you can use the following keys for special purposes:

¨function keys F1,F2,F3, andF4.

¨the shift key.

¨the Escape key.

Using Function Keys

You can use any of four function keys at any Format # prompt.

¨F1 allows you to select from the Main Menu:

1.No Database

2.Use Database.

¨F2 allows you to select a print method. Press <or >to see the options. For more information on printing options, see “Print Methods.”

¨F3 allows you to select

1.Save Upld Recs, or

2.Do Not Save

when using the database. For more information on these functions, refer to “Database Operating Instructions.”

NOTE: You must selectSave Upld Recs before scanning data if you plan to upload.

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F4 allows you toDownload Data and/orUpload Data when using the database feature. For more information on these functions, see “Updating Database Files.”

Using the Escape Key

Use the Escape key to display the previous prompt or exit from the application.

To exit the application, press Escape until the display reads

Exit Are you sure? Y/N

Type Y orN.

Toggling Between Alpha/Numeric Modes

To switch between alpha and numeric, press Shift. Alpha mode is indicated by a blinking cursor.

Printing Options__________________________________________

When you load this application, you select the print option you want. Use the F2 key to change printing options at anyFormat # prompt. Use >to scroll for the following options:

Print Method 1 - Prints 1 label automatically.

Print Method 2 - Prints label strips withauto-trigger.Enter quantity when prompted after entering format data.NOTE: Remember to load innon-peelmode only.

Print Method 3 - Prints with trigger.

Print Method 4 - Prints required number of labels one at a time with trigger. Enter quantity when prompted after entering format data.

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Item Pricing Application

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Non-DatabaseOperating Instructions________________________

You can scan or key data into the printer to print labels. Following are instructions for

operating in non-databasemode.

selecting non-databaseformats.

Using Non-DatabaseFormats

You can select No Database from the Main Menu when you start the printer, or pressF1 to get to the Main Menu to selectNo Database.

Once you choose a label format, you can scan or key data into the printer.

To print a label:

1. a. SelectNo Database from the Main Menu. Then press <or >to select the format you need.

Press Enter.

OR

b.At Format # prompt, scan the template of the format you need (see Appendix A for templates).

NOTE: The label size is a4-digitnumber in the top right corner of the display of the display. For example,1511 indicates a 1.5” width x 1.1” feed length label.

2.Scan or key in data at each prompt and then press Enter.

3.Squeeze the trigger to print a label if it does not print automatically.

Press Esc to return to the previous prompt.

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Item Pricing Application

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Selecting Non-DatabaseFormats

The following twenty-sixnon-databaselabel formats are available:

Format 1

1515

1.5”x1.5” label

3L

3 description lines (0 - 14 alphanumeric characters)

UPC

12 numeric characters

Was/Now 2 prices (1 - 6 numeric characters)

Prompt

What You Do

 

 

 

Format 1 - 1515

Press Enter.

3L UPC Was/Now

 

 

 

 

 

Data Line 1

Enter up to 14 alphanumeric characters.

**************

Press Enter.

 

 

Data Line 2

Enter up to 14 alphanumeric characters.

 

**************

Press Enter.

 

 

Data Line 3

Enter up to 14 alphanumeric characters.

 

**************

Press Enter.

 

 

UPC-A

Scan or enter 11 numeric characters

 

************

(automatic check digit).

 

Press Enter.

 

 

Was Price

Enter 1 - 6 numeric characters.

 

******

Press Enter.

 

 

Now Price

Enter 1 - 6 numeric characters.

 

******

Press Enter.

 

 

 

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Format 2

1511

1.5”x1.1” label

1L

1 description line (0 - 14 alphanumeric characters)

UPC

12 numeric characters

Price

1 price (1 - 6 numeric characters)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Prompt

What You Do

 

 

 

 

 

 

Format 2 - 1511

Press Enter.

1L UPC Price

 

 

 

 

 

Data Line 1

Enter up to 14 alphanumeric characters.

**************

Press Enter.

 

 

UPC-A

Scan or enter 11 numeric characters

 

************

(automatic check digit).

 

 

Press Enter.

 

 

Price

Enter 1 - 6 numeric characters.

 

******

Press Enter.

 

 

 

 

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Format 3

1511

1.5”x1.1” label

1L

1 description line (0 - 14 alphanumeric characters)

UPC

12 numeric characters

Prompt

What You Do

 

 

 

 

 

 

Format 3 - 1511

Press Enter.

1L UPC No Price

 

 

 

 

 

Data Line 1

Enter up to 14 alphanumeric characters.

**************

Press Enter.

 

 

UPC-A

Scan or enter 11 numeric characters

 

************

(automatic check digit).

 

Press Enter.

 

 

 

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