Paxar Avery Dennison Corp TC9416CTIUM User Manual

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User

Manual

Monarch®

Printers

Intelligent Kit

TC9416CTIUM Rev. AC 12/07 ©2006 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.

©2006 Paxar Americas, Inc. a subsidiary of Avery Dennison Corp. 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®, 939i, 9825, and 9855 are registered trademarks of Paxar Americas, Inc. Paxar® is a trademark of Paxar Corporation.

Avery Dennison® is a trademark of Avery Dennison 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

INTRODUCTION ...........................................................................................

1-1

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

1-1

Overview ................................................................................................

1-1

Using This Manual ...................................................................................

1-2

Unpacking the Kit Components .................................................................

1-2

Connecting the Cables to a 9416 Printer ....................................................

1-2

Connecting the Cables to a 9416 Printer ....................................................

1-3

Connecting the Cables to a 9825 Printer ....................................................

1-4

Connecting the Cables to a 9855 Printer ....................................................

1-5

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

1-6

Control Keys ........................................................................................

1-7

SETTING UP THE PRINTER...........................................................................

2-1

Selecting the Format Sending Mode ..........................................................

2-2

Using Batch Separators............................................................................

2-2

Using Data Preloading .............................................................................

2-3

Setting the Print Mode .............................................................................

2-4

Setting the Supply Type ...........................................................................

2-4

Setting the Ribbon ...................................................................................

2-5

Sending the Printer Reset Command .........................................................

2-5

Sending a Virgin Reset Command .............................................................

2-5

Printing a Test Label................................................................................

2-6

Setting the Packet Delay ..........................................................................

2-6

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Setting the Print Contrast .........................................................................

2-7

Setting the Print Position..........................................................................

2-8

Setting the Supply Position.......................................................................

2-9

Resetting the Configuration ....................................................................

2-10

PRINTING LABELS .......................................................................................

3-1

Format 1 .................................................................................................

3-1

Format 2 .................................................................................................

3-2

Format 3 .................................................................................................

3-2

Format 4 .................................................................................................

3-3

Format 5 .................................................................................................

3-4

TROUBLESHOOTING ....................................................................................

4-1

Technical Support....................................................................................

4-1

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I N T R O D U C T I O N

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The Monarch® Intelligent and Industrial Kits allow you to print bar

code labels offline using the Monarch® 9416®, 9825 , or 9855 printers. For information about supply loading or care and maintenance, refer to the printer’s Equipment Manual orOperator’s Handbook on our Web site (www.paxar.com).

Note: Information in this document supercedes information in previous versions. Refer to our Web site for any updates.

A u d i e n c e

This manual is for the operator who enters data and prints and applies labels.

O v e r v i e w

The keyboard may contain up to five preset formats (software order number – 126932) for your data.

Format 1 (1.2” width x 1.1” length)

Format 2 (1.2” width x 1.1” length)

Format 3 (1.2” width x 1.1” length)

Format 4 (1.5” width x 2.7” length)

Format 5 (1.5” width x 2.7” length)

Introduction 1-1

U s i n g T h i s M a n u a l

Following is a summary of the contents of this manual.

 

Chapter

Contents

1

Introduction

Explains how to connect the cables and use the

 

 

keyboard.

2

Setting Up the

Configuring the supply type, print mode, ribbon, and

 

Printer

other settings for your printer.

3

Printing Labels

Shows examples of the available formats and how to

 

 

enter data for each one.

4

Troubleshooting

Common problems and their solutions.

 

 

 

U n p a c k i n g t h e K i t C o m p o n e n t s

After you unpack the kit, you should have the keyboard, the printer, and a power cord. Depending on the kit ordered, you may have two power supplies and an adaptor cable. Look through all packaging material for parts. Keep the box and packaging material in case an item needs sent in for repair.

1. Pull the long, coiled cable out from the bottom of the keyboard’s base.

2. Slide the first loop in the cable slot as shown.

Cable

Slot

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C o n n e c t i n g t h e C a b l e s t o a 9 4 1 6 P r i n t e r

1. TurnOFF the printer before you connect the keyboard's cable.

2. Plug the9-pincoiled keyboard cable into the end of the adaptor cable.

Optional Scanner

Cable

ON/OFF

Switch

 

Keyboard

 

Cable goes here

 

Printer’s

Adaptor

Power Supply

(24V)

Cable

 

Power

Connector

Power

Cords

Keyboard

Power Supply (5V)

3. Secure the other end of the adaptor cable to the9-pinport on the printer. Tighten the screws on the cables.

4. Connect the power cord to the power supplies.

5. Connect the power supply (24V) to the printer.

6. Connect the small power supply (5V) to the adaptor cable's power connector.

7. TurnON the printer. The keyboard receives power from the auxiliary power supply (5V).

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C o n n e c t i n g t h e C a b l e s t o a 9 8 2 5 P r i n t e r

1. TurnOFF the printer before you connect the keyboard’s cable.

2. Plug the9-pincoiled keyboard cable into the adaptor cable.

3. Plug the25-pinserial cable into the back of theprinter.

4. Tighten the screws on the cables.

5. Plug the auxiliary power supply into the

adaptor cable as shown.

6. Plug the power supply into

an electrical outlet.

7. TurnON the printer. On the back of the printer, press (I)

to turn on and (O)

to turn off the printer.

Auxiliary Power Supply

Keyboard Cable goes here

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C o n n e c t i n g t h e C a b l e s t o a 9 8 5 5 P r i n t e r

1. TurnOFF the printer before you connect the keyboard’s cable.

2. Plug the9-pincoiled keyboard cable into the back of the printer.

3. Tighten the screws on the cable to secure the cable to the printer.

4. TurnON the printer. On the back of the printer, press

(I) to turn on and (O) to turn off the printer.

Keyboard Cable goes here

Introduction 1-5

U s i n g t h e K e y b o a r d

The keyboard has full alphabetic keys with 10 numeric keys, five function keys, four arrow keys, and several special keys.

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