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Equipment

Manual

Monarch®

9416® XL®

Thermal

Transfer

Printer

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TC9416TTEM Rev. AE 1/08

©2004 Paxar Americas, Inc. a subsidiary of Avery Dennison Corp.

 

All rights reserved.

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

©2004 Paxar Americas, 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 prior written permission of Paxar Americas, Inc.

WARNING

This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class A digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference when the equipment is operated in a commercial environment. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instruction manual, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. Operation of this equipment in a residential area is likely to cause harmful interference in which case the user will be required to correct the interference at his own expense.

CANADIAN D.O.C. WARNING

This digital apparatus does not exceed the Class A limits for radio noise emissions from digital apparatus set out in the Radio Interference Regulations of the Canadian Department of Communications.

Le présent appareil numérique n’émet pas de bruits radioélectriques dépassant les limites applicables aux appareils numériques de la classe A prescrites dans le Réglement sur le brouillage radioélectrique édicte par le ministère des Communications du Canada.

Trademarks

MONARCH®, 9416®, and XL® are registered trademarks of Paxar Americas, Inc. Paxar® is a trademark of Paxar Corporation.

Avery Dennison® is a trademark of Avery Dennison Corporation.

Microsoft and MS-DOSare registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. Windows is a registered trademark of Microsoft in the U.S. and other countries. Centronics is a registered trademark of Centronics Data Computer Corporation.

Avery Dennison Printer Systems Division

170 Monarch Lane

Miamisburg, Ohio 45342

T A B L E O F C O N T E N T S

Getting Started ................................................................

1-1

Introduction .................................................................

1-1

Audience ....................................................................

1-1

Ordering the Packet Reference Manual ..........................

1-1

Disclaimer ...................................................................

1-1

Unpacking the Printer ...................................................

1-2

Connecting the Power Supply........................................

1-2

Connecting the Communication Cable ............................

1-4

USB Port .................................................................

1-5

Reading the Indicator Light ...........................................

1-6

Loading A Ribbon ............................................................

2-1

Replacing a Ribbon ......................................................

2-6

Loading Supplies .............................................................

3-1

Loading Supply for Non-PeelMode ................................

3-1

Loading Labels for Peel Mode .......................................

3-7

Loading Fan-FoldSupplies .........................................

3-13

Calibrating the Supply ................................................

3-15

Adjusting the Black Mark/Die Cut Sensor .....................

3-16

Printing ...........................................................................

4-1

Care and Maintenance......................................................

5-1

Clearing Supply Jams...................................................

5-1

Cleaning the Printhead .................................................

5-2

Cleaning the Platen Roller and Printer ...........................

5-4

Table of Contents i

Troubleshooting...............................................................

6

-1

Printing Problems and Solutions ....................................

6

-1

Printing Test Labels .....................................................

6

-4

Calibrating the Supply ..................................................

6

-5

Specifications and Accessories .......................................

A-1

Printer Specifications ..................................................

A-1

Supply Specifications ..................................................

A-2

Ribbon Specifications ..................................................

A-2

Printer Accessories .....................................................

A-2

ii Table of Contents

G E T T I N G S TA R T E D

 

1

The Monarch 9416 XL® Thermal Transfer printer is a desktop thermal transfer and thermal direct printer. It can print labels, tags or receipts

(with or without bar codes) in peel mode (one label at a time) or non-peelmode (labels in strips).

I n t r o d u c t i o n

This chapter includes information about

unpacking the printer

connecting the power supply

connecting the communication cable

reading the indicator light.

A u d i e n c e

This Equipment Manual is for the person who prints and applies labels.

O r d e r i n g t h e P a c k e t R e f e r e n c e M a n u a l

The printer uses Monarch Printer Control Language II (MPCL II) to create labels for printing. The Packet Reference Manual, available on our Web site (www.monarch.com), describes how to create format and batch packets for printing labels, how to configure the printer, and perform other advanced techniques.

D i s c l a i m e r

Information in this document supersedes information in previous versions. Check our Web site for the latest documentation and release information.

Getting Started 1-1

U n p a c k i n g t h e P r i n t e r

After you unpack the printer, you should have

9416 printer

power supply/power cord

ribbon reel

take-upcore (already on thetake-upreel)

Quick Reference

CD-ROMthat contains software and manuals (included with applicable models).

If any items are missing, contact Monarch for replacement parts.

Keep all packaging material in case you need to move or return the printer.

C o n n e c t i n g t h e P o w e r S u p p l y

CAUTION

Do Not touch the electrical connectors while setting up the printer. Electrostatic discharge can damage or destroy the printhead or electronic components.

To connect the power supply:

1. Place the printer in a location that allows easy access to the front of the printer.

The printer should never be operated while resting on its side or upside down.

2. Place the power supply in a suitable location, preferably on the floor, near an electrical outlet.

1-2 Getting Started

3. Turn off the printer. Press the switch on the back of the printer to the OFF position (O).

4. Plug thethree-holeend of the AC adapter cable into thethree-prongedoutlet in the power supply.

5. Plug the round end of the power supply cable (labeled “printer”) into the socket at the back of the printer.

6. Plug thethree-prongedend of the AC adapter cable into a grounded electrical outlet.

WARNING

The printer and power supply should never be operated in a location where either one can get wet. Personal injury could result.

Getting Started 1-3

C o n n e c t i n g t h e C o m m u n i c a t i o n C a b l e

Before the printer can accept print jobs from the host, you must

connect the communication cable to the printer and the host

set the communication values on the printer to match those at the host (only required if you are using the serial port).

For parallel communication:

1. Turn off the printer before connecting the cable.

2. Connect a parallel printer cable from the host to the parallel port at the back of the printer.

Parallel Port

3. Secure the cable with the spring clips.

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For serial communication:

1. Turn off the printer before connecting the cable.

2. Connect a serial printer cable from the host to the serial port at the back of the printer.

USB Port

9-pin

 

Serial Port

3. Secure the cable with the connecting screws.

The factory defaults are 9600 Baud, no parity, 8-bitdata frame, 1 stop bit, and DTR flow control (96, N, 8, 1, DTR).

To set communication values, refer to the

Packet Reference Manual.

USB Port

The printer has a USB (Universal Serial Bus) Version 1.1 communication port. Drivers are available on our Web site for a variety of operating systems.

Getting Started 1-5

R e a d i n g t h e I n d i c a t o r L i g h t

The indicator light monitors the printer's status.

Feed Button

Indicator Light

Indicator Light

Description

GREEN

Printer is on and ready to use.

FLASHING

Printer is paused. Press the FEED

GREEN

button to resume printing.

FLASHING RED

Printer error condition.

 

See Chapter 6, “Troubleshooting” for

 

error conditions and solutions.

ORANGE

The system is detecting the supply

 

and ribbon status.

No light

Printer is off. Make sure the power

 

supply is connected properly. See

 

"Connecting the Power Supply"

 

earlier in this chapter.

1-6 Getting Started