Paxar MO 9742 User Manual
Size:
2.8 Mb
Download

MO 9742

Operators Manual

Rev 1.1

MO9740 Manual

Proprietary Statement

This manual contains proprietary information of Paxar UK Ltd. It is intended solely for the information and use of parties operating and maintaining the equipment described herein. Such proprietary information may not be used, reproduced, or disclosed to any other parties for any other purpose without the expressed written permission of Paxar UK Ltd.

Product Improvements

Continuous improvement of products is a policy of Paxar UK Ltd. All specifications and signs are subject to change without notice.

FCC Compliance Statement

NOTE: 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 in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that the interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:

Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.

Increase the separation between the equipment and the receiver.

Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different than that to which the receiver is connected.

Consult the dealer or an experience Radio/TV technician for help.

NOTE: This unit was tested with shielded cables on the peripheral devices. Shielded cables must be used with the unit to insure compliance. The user is cautioned that any changes or modifications not expressly approved by Paxar UK Ltd. could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.

Liability Disclaimer

Paxar UK Ltd takes steps to assure that its published engineering specifications and manuals are correct; however, errors do occur. Paxar UK Ltd. reserves the right to correct any such errors and disclaims liability resulting there from.

No Liability for Consequential Damage

In no event shall Paxar UK Ltd. or anyone else involved in the creation, production, or delivery of the accompanying product (including hardware and software) be liable for any damages whatsoever (including, without limitation, damages for loss of business profits, business interruption, loss of business information, or other pecuniary loss) arising out of the use of or the results of use of or inability to use such product, even if Paxar UK Ltd. has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

1

MO9740 Manual

A Letter to Our Customers

Dear Customer,

Congratulation on selecting this Paxar 9740 series printer!

This manual is intended for helping you to get to know your printer and optimise its performance for your application.

Basically, this booklet contains two parts: operation guidance and related valuable information.

In the first part of the operation guidance, we will provide you with detailed illustrations and descriptions, so you will gain operational knowledge of your printer quicker and easier than ever before.

In the latter chapters of the manual there are chapters on Trouble Shooting and general Maintenance, as well as Reference Technical information.

We hope you enjoy reading your manual and have many years of good reliable use with your printer!

Best wishes,

PAXAR UK LTD.

2

MO9740 Manual

CONTENTS

 

CONTENTS......................................................................................................

3

1. CHECKING YOUR BOX............................................................................

4

2. POWER SUPPLY........................................................................................

6

3. PARTS AND FEATURES ..........................................................................

7

4. LOADING THE RIBBON ...........................................................................

9

5. LOADING THE MEDIA............................................................................

14

STANDARD MODE ........................................................................................

14

PEEL OFF MODE .........................................................................................

19

CUTTER MODE ............................................................................................

24

6. OPERATOR CONTROLS........................................................................

29

7. PERFORMING CALIBRATION ..............................................................

31

8. PRINTING CONFIGURATION REPORT ..............................................

32

9. RESET THE PRINTER TO FACTORY DEFAULT...............................

33

10. CONNECTING THE PRINTER AND COMPUTER ...........................

34

SERIAL (RS-232) INTERFACE REQUIREMENTS ..........................................

34

PARALLEL INTERFACE REQUIREMENTS.......................................................

36

11. COMMUNICATING WITH THE PRINTER ..........................................

37

INSTALLING PRINTER DRIVER .....................................................................

40

12. TROUBLESHOOTING...........................................................................

54

13. CARING FOR YOUR PRINTER...........................................................

58

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS.................................................................

61

3

MO9740 Manual

1. Checking Your Box

Receiving the box of your printer,

You are advised to check first for the possible shipping damage. There are two ways you can do it:

1.Inspect the outer appearances of both the box and the printer for possible damage.

2.Raise the top cover of the printer to see if the media compartments are in order.

If damages did occur, immediately file the claim to the shipping company for settlement.

Having performed the primary inspections.

Please check whether you have received the following accessories together with the printer.

(See page 2)

If there is any item missing, please contact your local Paxar distributor.

4

MO9740 Manual

Printer

Sample Media

Ribbon

User’s Manual

Power Adapter

CD Rom Disk

5

MO9740 Manual

2. Power Supply

WARNING:

NEVER OPERATE THE PRINTER AND POWER SUPPLY IN AN AREA WHERE THEY CAN GET WET.

1.The Power Adapter has a barrel connector at one end that must be inserted into the power jack on the back of the printer.

2.Plug the other end of the cord into an appropriate AC electrical outlet.

3.When plugging the connector into power jack, please leave the power switch at "O" position and avoid contact with the 36 pin parallel connector.

AC Electrical Outlet

Power Jack

Power Switch

Power Adapter

Barrel Connector

6

MO9740 Manual

3. Parts and Features

Ready Indicator

Top Cover

Power Indicator

Feed Button

Power Switch

7

MO9740 Manual MO9740 Manual

 

4. Loading the Ribbon

Media Hanger

Note:

This section is not applicable to the direct thermal printing.

 

Release Levers

1. Lift the top cover to expose the media compartment.

Ribbon Supply Holder

Ribbon Pick-upHolder

Thermal Printhead

8

9

MO9740 Manual

Unlatch the print head module by pushing the two release buttons on the sides, down.

Turn over the print head module to expose the ribbon supply holder.

Media Compartment

Release Lever

Print Head Module

Ribbon Supply Holder

10

MO9740 Manual

4.Unwrap the ribbon roll pack and separate the ribbon roll and the empty cardboard core.

5.Attach the edge of the ribbon onto the empty core and wind a small distance onto it.

6.Insert the ribbon roll into the supply holder. (First snap in the left side and then the right side.)

Ribbon Roll

Empty Core

Cardboard

Core

11

MO9740 Manual

7.Turn back the print head module and then insert the empty core into the pick-upholder. (First snap in the left side, then the right side.)

MO9740 Manual

8.Turn the wheel of the print head module to ensure the ribbon is tightly wound.

9.Press down the print head module on both sides firmly until you hear a positive click from both sides.

Wheel

Print Head Module

12

13