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Monarch

Pathfinder Ultra

*ROG 6037EX Printer

TC6037EXPM Rev. AA 8/03

Printed in the U.S.A.

©2003 Paxar Americas, Inc. 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 and 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.

©2003 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 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®, Pathfinder®, Ultra®, are registered trademarks of Monarch Marking Systems, Inc. 6037EX is a trademark of Monarch Marking Systems, Inc.

Paxar is a trademark of Paxar Americas, Inc.

Microsoft® and MS-DOS®are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation.

Windows® and Windows 95®, are registered trademarks of Microsoft in the U.S. and other countries. CG Triumvirate Bold is a trademark of AGFA Corporation.

Datalight® is a registered trademark of Datalight, Inc. ROM-DOSis a trademark of Datalight, Inc.

SystemSoft® is a registered trademark of SystemSoft Corporation.

IBM® is a registered trademark of International Business Machines Corporation.

Paxar Americas, Inc.

170 Monarch Lane

Miamisburg, OH 45342

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

Introduction ..................................................................................... 1-1

System Requirements .....................................................................

1-2

Hardware Requirements ...............................................................

1-2

Software Requirements ................................................................

1-2

SDK Contents.................................................................................

1-3

Related Documentation ...................................................................

1-4

Printer Features ...............................................................................

2-1

Display ..........................................................................................

2-2

Display Pages .............................................................................

2-2

LCD Utility ..................................................................................

2-3

Keypad ..........................................................................................

2-4

Speaker .........................................................................................

2-5

Memory .........................................................................................

2-5

Fonts .............................................................................................

2-7

Using Non-ResidentFonts ............................................................

2-8

Scanners .......................................................................................

2-9

Using the Scanners .....................................................................

2-9

Scanner Function Overview ........................................................

2-10

Boot Process ................................................................................

2-11

Normal Boot .............................................................................

2-11

Display Control .........................................................................

2-12

Boot Options.............................................................................

2-12

Booting from a PC .....................................................................

2-13

Startup Menu ............................................................................

2-14

Table of Contents i

Windows 95/Network Notes............................................................

2-15

Directory Names .......................................................................

2-15

Copying Data from the Printer to PC ...........................................

2-15

Developing Applications ...................................................................

3-1

Creating MPCL Packets ...................................................................

3-2

Writing Applications ........................................................................

3-2

Building Applications.......................................................................

3-3

Compiling Applications ................................................................

3-3

Linking Applications ....................................................................

3-4

Using UServe and UClient ...............................................................

3-4

Test the Application ........................................................................

3-4

Training the End Users ....................................................................

3-5

Function Reference ..........................................................................

4-1

kbdClrFunct ...................................................................................

4-2

kbdGetMode ...................................................................................

4-3

kbdRestoreMode .............................................................................

4-4

kbdSetAlpha ...................................................................................

4-6

kbdSetCaps ...................................................................................

4-8

kbdSetFunct ...................................................................................

4-9

kbdSetNormal...............................................................................

4-11

pclBatteryOkToPrint ......................................................................

4-12

pclCalibrate .................................................................................

4-13

pclCalibratePaper .........................................................................

4-18

pclClearError................................................................................

4-20

pclClose ......................................................................................

4-21

pclFeed .......................................................................................

4-22

pclGetBatteryLevel .......................................................................

4-24

pclGetBlackMarkSensor ................................................................

4-26

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pclGetErrorMsg ............................................................................

4-28

pclGetOnDemandSensor................................................................

4-30

pclGetSupplyType .........................................................................

4-33

pclInit ..........................................................................................

4-35

pclOpen .......................................................................................

4-37

pclPaperInfo.................................................................................

4-38

pclPaperSetup ..............................................................................

4-39

pclStatus .....................................................................................

4-42

pclWrite .......................................................................................

4-43

scnCloseScanner ..........................................................................

4-44

scnGetBarCodeType .....................................................................

4-46

scnGetch .....................................................................................

4-48

scnGetche ...................................................................................

4-50

scnGetCodabarInfo .......................................................................

4-52

scnGetCode128Info ......................................................................

4-53

scnGetCode39Info ........................................................................

4-54

scnGetCode93Info ........................................................................

4-55

scnGetD2of5Info ...........................................................................

4-56

scnGetGeneralInfo ........................................................................

4-57

scnGetI2of5Info ............................................................................

4-58

scnGetMSIInfo .............................................................................

4-59

scnGets .......................................................................................

4-60

scnGetScanInfo ............................................................................

4-62

scnGetScannedData......................................................................

4-63

scnGetUPCEANInfo ......................................................................

4-66

scnOpenScanner ..........................................................................

4-67

scnOpenScannerShared ................................................................

4-69

scnScannerHit ..............................................................................

4-72

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scnSetCodabarInfo .......................................................................

4-74

scnSetCode128Info .......................................................................

4-76

scnSetCode39Info ........................................................................

4-78

scnSetCode93Info ........................................................................

4-80

scnSetD2of5Info ...........................................................................

4-82

scnSetGeneralInfo ........................................................................

4-84

scnSetI2of5Info ............................................................................

4-86

scnSetMSIInfo..............................................................................

4-88

scnSetScanInfo ............................................................................

4-90

scnSetUPCEANInfo .......................................................................

4-92

scnTrigger ...................................................................................

4-95

spkBeep ......................................................................................

4-96

sysGetBIOSVersion ......................................................................

4-97

vidBackLightOn ............................................................................

4-99

vidGetState ................................................................................

4-100

vidPutCursor ..............................................................................

4-101

vidPutStr ...................................................................................

4-102

vidReadCA .................................................................................

4-104

vidReadCursor ...........................................................................

4-106

vidScroll ....................................................................................

4-107

vidSetCursorType .......................................................................

4-109

vidSetMode ................................................................................

4-111

vidSetPage ................................................................................

4-112

vidWriteC ...................................................................................

4-114

vidWriteCA .................................................................................

4-116

Data Structure Reference ..................................................................

5-1

CODABARINFO ..............................................................................

5-2

CODE128INFO ...............................................................................

5-4

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CODE39INFO .................................................................................

5-5

CODE93INFO .................................................................................

5-7

D2OF5INFO ...................................................................................

5-8

GENERALINFO...............................................................................

5-9

Scan Security Levels .................................................................

5-10

I2OF5INFO ..................................................................................

5-12

MSIINFO ......................................................................................

5-14

UPCEANINFO ..............................................................................

5-16

Scan Security Levels .................................................................

5-20

Programming Techniques .................................................................

6-1

Printing Labels ...............................................................................

6-1

Printing Single Labels ..................................................................

6-2

Printing Multiple Labels ...............................................................

6-2

Quantity .....................................................................................

6-3

Reprinting Labels ........................................................................

6-4

Pausing While Printing ....................................................................

6-4

Loading Multiple Packets Together ...................................................

6-4

Building Packets Dynamically...........................................................

6-5

Using the Scanner ..........................................................................

6-5

Reading Trigger Pulls......................................................................

6-5

Audio/Visual Feedback ....................................................................

6-6

Using UServe and UClient .................................................................

7-1

Establishing a PC/Printer Connection ...............................................

7-1

Copying Files ..............................................................................

7-3

Example File Copy ......................................................................

7-4

UClient Commands .........................................................................

7-5

Syntax Conventions .....................................................................

7-6

close .............................................................................................

7-7

Table of Contents v

get ................................................................................................

7-7

help...............................................................................................

7-8

lcd ................................................................................................

7-9

ldel ...............................................................................................

7-9

ldir ..............................................................................................

7-10

lmd..............................................................................................

7-11

lrd ...............................................................................................

7-11

lwd ..............................................................................................

7-12

open ............................................................................................

7-12

ping.............................................................................................

7-13

put ..............................................................................................

7-13

putbios ........................................................................................

7-14

puttrueffs .....................................................................................

7-14

quit .............................................................................................

7-15

reboot .........................................................................................

7-15

setbaud .......................................................................................

7-16

setport .........................................................................................

7-16

settimeout ....................................................................................

7-17

ucd..............................................................................................

7-17

udel.............................................................................................

7-18

udir .............................................................................................

7-18

udiskfree .....................................................................................

7-19

umd .............................................................................................

7-20

urd ..............................................................................................

7-21

urun ............................................................................................

7-21

uview ..........................................................................................

7-22

Uwd ............................................................................................

7-22

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

7-23

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Sample Applications ........................................................................

A-1

Sample 1 ......................................................................................

A-2

Sample 2 ......................................................................................

A-2

Sample 3 ......................................................................................

A-3

Sample 4 ......................................................................................

A-4

Sample 5 ......................................................................................

A-4

Sample 6 ......................................................................................

A-5

Sample 7 ......................................................................................

A-5

Glossary .........................................................................................

B-1

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