Paxar 9844 User Manual

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Operator's

Handbook

Monarch®

Printers

9844™

9854™

TC9854OH Rev. AB 4/08

©2007 by Avery Dennison Corp. All rights reserved.

Copyright

©1997-2008by Avery Dennison. All rights reserved.

Monarch®, 9844, and 9854 are trademarks of Paxar Americas, Inc. Avery Dennison® is a trademark of Avery Dennison Corp.

Reprinting and reproduction of these documents, including extracts, is only allowed with the express permission of the manufacturer. More detailed information is available from your supplier.

Copyright

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and types of material and information which may be protected by current copyright

 

laws. No part of the documentation may be copied, reproduced in any other

 

manner, processed or translated into another language, irrespective of the manner

 

and fashion or with which means this takes place.

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Electronically stored device information (CD-ROM,Internet) supplied by the

 

manufacturer may be printed out by the user, provided that the print medium serves

 

the use or servicing of the described product.

Protected rights

Names are generally given without any mention of existing patents, registered

 

designs or trademarks. The absence of a corresponding remark does not give any

 

implication that the name can be used at will. All trademarks are recognised.

Alterations

No liability is assumed for the accuracy of the contents of this documentation. The

 

manufacturer reserves the right to alter technical or other specifications with no prior

 

notice. Deviations in the documentation from prevailing conditions do not represent

 

an obligation to redeliver.

Guarantee

The manufacturer does not guarantee the existence or non-existenceof properties

 

with the description of subject contents. Nor does the manufacturer give any

 

express or tacit guarantee declarations whatsoever.

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Safety

Safety Information

General notes on safety are found in this section.

Special safety notes and warnings about possibly dangerous operations are listed at the top in the user manual.

Warning notes and warning symbols are also attached directly to the printer and components. Pay attention to these safety notes as well.

Warnings in the text

Important information that must be followed is marked as follows:

WARNING!

Indicates risks that could result in death or serious personal injury!

Follow these safety instructions.

CAUTION!

Indicates risks that could lead to material damage or bodily injury (minor injuries).

The instructions must be followed to prevent damage or injury.

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General safety notes

 

CAUTION! - The printer operates safely when you observe all necessary

 

information.

 

Proper operation of the product requires the user to read and follow these

 

operating instructions. The warranty does not cover service required as a

 

result of operator error and/or failure to read and follow the documentation.

 

 

 

 

 

WARNING! - Any changes or modifications not expressly approved by us

 

could void the user's authority to operate the equipment.

 

Only operate the printer using the system voltage indicated on the

 

nameplate!

 

Only connect the printer to a grounded power outlet.

 

Only use the printer within specified environmental conditions!

 

Only operate the printer when the cover is closed!

 

Only trained and authorized personnel should operate the printer!

 

During operation, the printhead can become hot! Be careful when touching

 

the printhead!

 

Do not make any modifications to the printer!

 

Do not spill any liquids into the printer!

 

Repairs to the device must be performed by authorized specialists!

 

Before cleaning the printer, turn off the printer and disconnect the power

 

supply!

 

Only use original accessories!

 

Connect the printer only to other devices that fulfil SELV (safety extra-low

 

voltage) circuit requirements to EN 60950!

 

Keep long hair, loose jewelry, long sleeves, etc. away from the printer

 

during operation.

 

Wear sufficient personal protection gear.

 

The printer can only be disconnectedcompletely by removing the power

 

supply cable. For this reason:

 

Make sure that the printer’s power supply socket is readily accessible!

 

In case of emergency, turn off the printer and disconnect the power supply

 

cable!

 

 

 

Keep these operating instructions in a safe place and make sure they are

 

read.

 

The printer must be operated, adjusted and serviced by instructed and

 

authorized personnel.

 

Carefully follow all procedures listed in this manual.

Service

Special servicing, error searching and error correction are to be performed by

 

authorized personnel.

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Safety

Equipment safety

Thermotransfer label printers are designed for printing label material, using the thermal direct or thermal transfer printing process. It is possible to use a wide range of label materials and thermal transfer ribbons. See “Specifications” for more information.

Avery Dennison assumes no liability for damage due to improper use of the printer and/or material.

Protect against injuries that can result from electrical current

WARNING!

The printer is connected to a power supply! Contact with live electrical components can result in life-threateningcurrents through the body and burns.

Only use the printer with the cover closed. Do not remove the cover.

If liquids penetrate the printer, immediately turn off the printer and disconnect the power supply.

Protect against injuries that can result from mechanical actions

WARNING!

Risk of injury during operation due to moving or rapidly rotating parts! Keep long hair, loose jewelry, long sleeves, etc. away from the printer during operation.

Wear sufficient personal protection gear.

Turn off the printer before making any mechanical adjustments.

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Safety

Disposal Procedures

W EEE S ym bol

Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) for European Union (EU) customers

Avery Dennison is fully committed to achieving the EU mandated WEEE directives.

This product, its components, and accessories must be sent to a designated collection facility for proper disassembly and disposal in accordance with the WEEE directives. Any product or accessory marked with the WEEE symbol must be returned to a designated collection facility.

For proper disposal of the printer outside the U.S., send the printer and its accessories to:

Paxar EMEA, 4 Awberry Court Croxley Business Park, Hatters Lane Watford WD18 8PD

U.S. Battery Disposal Information

Do not throw in trash. Dispose to your local regulations. Batteries can also be returned postage-paidto:

ERC

200 Monarch Lane Door #39

Miamisburg, OH 45342

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Safety

FCC Regulations - Class B

WARNING

This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B 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 local 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 B 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 B prescrites dans le Réglement sur le brouillage radioélectrique édicte par le ministère des Communications du Canada.

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Table of Contents

GETTING STARTED......................................................................................................

1-1

Installing the Printer............................................................................................................

1-2

Unpacking the printer .........................................................................................................

1-2

Carrying the Printer.............................................................................................................

1-2

Printer Contents ..................................................................................................................

1-3

Removing the Transportation Lock ....................................................................................

1-3

Terms to Know ...................................................................................................................

1-4

About the Printer.................................................................................................................

1-5

About the 9854 Dispenser (Peel) and Internal Liner Takeup .............................................

1-7

Identifying Printer Connections..........................................................................................

1-8

Safety Information ..............................................................................................................

1-9

Using the Control Panel (Display)....................................................................................

1-10

Operating Modes...............................................................................................................

1-11

Using the Printer ...............................................................................................................

1-13

Connecting the Printer ......................................................................................................

1-13

Setting the Interface ..........................................................................................................

1-14

Using the 9854 Printer with Internal Liner Takeup ..........................................................

1-14

Using the 9854 Printer with Dispenser .............................................................................

1-15

Offline Operation ..............................................................................................................

1-16

Online Operation...............................................................................................................

1-17

Creating a Print job ...........................................................................................................

1-18

Sending a Print Job ...........................................................................................................

1-18

Using Compact Flash Cards..............................................................................................

1-19

Setting the Realtime Clock (9854 only)............................................................................

1-20

SETUP................................................................................................................................

2-1

Loading Diagrams...............................................................................................................

2-2

Selecting Ribbon/Material ..................................................................................................

2-5

Loading Material.................................................................................................................

2-6

Loading a Ribbon..............................................................................................................

2-11

Material/Ribbon End.........................................................................................................

2-13

Setting Printhead Support .................................................................................................

2-14

Setting the Material Parameters ........................................................................................

2-15

CARE & MAINTENANCE .............................................................................................

3-1

Safety ..................................................................................................................................

3-2

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

3-2

Note on Cleaning ................................................................................................................

3-2

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

3-3

Replacing the Printhead ......................................................................................................

3-4

Cleaning the Print Roller ....................................................................................................

3-5

Cleaning the Punch (Die Cut) Sensor .................................................................................

3-6

SPECIFICATIONS..........................................................................................................

A-1

Printers ...............................................................................................................................

A-2

Supplies (Material).............................................................................................................

A-3

Ribbon (Foil)......................................................................................................................

A-3

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9844/9854

 

 

Getting Started

Installing the Printer

About the Printer

Using the Printer

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1-2

 

9844/9854

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Installing the Printer

Information in this document supercedes information in previous versions. Check our Web site (www.monarch.com) for the latest documentation and release information.

Unpacking the printer

Keep the box and packaging materials in case the printer ever needs repair.

1.Remove all loose objects from the packaging.

2.Carefully lift the printer and packaging out of the box.

CAUTION! - Do not lift the printer by holding the plastic parts on the front and back! This could damage the printer.

CAUTION! - Do not grip the front cover to carry the printer! This could damage the printer.

Fig. 1: 9854 in the original packaging.

3.Remove the packaging and plastic wrap from the printer.

4.Place the printer on an even surface.

Carrying the Printer

The printer weighs 31 lbs (14 kg).

To carry the printer, grip the baseplate from the front and back (see Fig. 2).

Fig. 2: When lifting the printer, grip under the baseplate!

Packaging

Always use the original packaging to move the printer.