Paxar Monarch 6015TM User Manual

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O P E R A T I N G

I N S T R U C T I O N S

Use these operating instructions with your Monarchâ 6015ä Printer. The printer works with the Symbolâ SPT 1500 or the Palm IIIä series of organizers. With these Palm Computingâ connected organizers, the printer can print receipts for retail, health care, or industrial environments. Palm Computing is a subsidiary of 3Comâ Corporation.

The printer can print text, bar codes, and some limited graphics on thermal direct receipt paper.

Use these instructions to

¨connect the printer

¨load supplies

¨replace the batteries

¨clean the printhead.

The printer comes packaged with two rolls of supply (one already loaded in the printer). Batteries are not included.

P r o g r a m m i n g I n f o r m a t i o n

You may need to refer to the Programmer's Manual available from our Web site or in a printed version by ordering part number TC6015PM. It provides an explanation of how to use the printer's command language.

TC6015OI Rev. AB 3/01 ã2001

Monarch Marking Systems, Inc. All rights reserved.

Refer to the Symbol Web site (www.symbol.com) for the Symbol Application Programming Interface (API) documentation. Refer to the 3Comâ/Palm Computing Web site (www.palm.com) for more information about the Palm IIIä series of organizers.

P o w e r i n g t h e P r i n t e r

The printer is powered by four (4) AA batteries (not included). To replace the batteries, see "Replacing the Batteries." You can also use the optional AC power adapter. The adapter must be purchased separately.

Rechargeable batteries are preferred over alkaline batteries.

If using the optional power adapter, plug the connector into the socket. Plug the other end of the cable into a grounded electrical outlet.

Power connector goes here

Strap

C o n n e c t i n g t h e P r i n t e r

Attach the organizer to the printer's 10-pinconnector as shown.

10-PinConnector

If your organizer has a flip cover, remove the cover before inserting the organizer into the printer.

2.Drop the supply into the well. Make sure the supply unwinds from the top as shown.

Platen Roller

3.Make sure some supply extends past the platen roller.

4.Close the supply cover.

L o a d i n g S u p p l i e s

1.Open the supply cover by pressing down with your thumbs and pulling up with your index fingers.

Supply Cover

C l e a n i n g

CAUTION

Do not use sharp objects to clean the printhead. This may damage the printer and require a service charge.

You may need to clean the printhead and platen roller

¨after printing approximately six rolls of supply

¨whenever you load new supplies

¨when you see voids in the print.

1.Open the supply cover by pulling back firmly on the supply cover.

2.Remove the supply roll (when cleaning the printhead).

3.Moisten a cotton swab with isopropyl alcohol and clean the printhead as shown.

Platen Roller

Printhead

4.Clean the platen roller with a dry cloth or small brush. You can also use a cotton swab moistened with isopropyl alcohol. Turn the platen roller with your finger and run the cotton swab or dry cloth across it. Make sure the platen roller is clean all the way around.

R e p l a c i n g t h e B a t t e r i e s

Batteries are not included with the printer.

1.Remove the organizer.

2.Open the battery cover.

3.Insert four (4) AA Rechargeable (preferred) NiCad, NiMH, or Alkaline batteries to positive and negative connectors as indicated.

10-PinConnector

+ (Positive) ends facing this way

Problem

Action

 

 

Light/heavy

Clean the printhead.

printing or

Your organizer's

voids in

application should

printing.

include a print

 

contrast adjustment.

 

Refer to the

 

Programmer's Manual

 

for more information.

 

 

4.Close the battery cover.

5.Attach the organizer to the printer's 10-pinconnector.

T r o u b l e s h o o t i n g

If you cannot fix a problem, call Technical Support.

Problem

Action

 

 

Does not

Remove any jammed

feed or has a

supplies.

paper jam.

Reload supplies.

 

 

Does not

Check or replace the

print.

batteries.

 

Your organizer's

 

application should

 

include a query for

 

the battery voltage.

 

Refer to the

 

Programmer's Manual

 

for more information.

 

 

S u p p o r t e d B a r C o d e s

You can program the printer to print the following bar codes: Codabar, UPC/UCC/EAN/JAN, Interleaved 2 of 5, Code 128, Code 39.

S u p p o r t e d F o n t s

The printer supports the following fonts: Standard (normal and bold), Large (normal), Reduced (normal and bold), and Rotated.

S u p p l y S p e c i f i c a t i o n s

Use thermal direct receipt paper.

Width:

2.25 inches (57 mm)

Length:

1.0 inch (25.4 mm)

 

minimum feed

 

8.0 inches (203 mm)

 

maximum feed

 

600 inches (15,240

 

mm) per roll

Thickness:

2.7 mils

Roll

Inside: .25 inches

Diameters:

(6 mm) coreless

 

Outside: 1.5 inches

 

(38 mm)

P r i n t e r S p e c i f i c a t i o n s

Height:

2.38 inches (60 mm)

Width:

3.38 inches (86 mm)

Length:

8.31 inches (211 mm)

Weight:

0.92 lbs. (0.414 kg)

Shipping

1.5 lbs. (0.675 kg)

Weight:

 

Power:

Four (4) AA

 

Rechargeable

 

(preferred) NiCad,

 

NiMH, or Alkaline

 

batteries.

 

Optional AC Power

 

Adapter: 120212

 

(115 VAC) or 120220

 

(203 VAC)

Battery

600 inches

Life:

(15,240 mm)

 

without recharge

Operating

32° to 104° F

Limits:

(0° to 40° C)

Printhead:

2 inches (51 mm) wide

 

203 dpi (8 dots per mm)

Printing

Thermal Direct

Method:

 

Print

1.0 inches per second

Speed:

(for standard receipts)

 

NOTE: The speed is

 

dependent on the

 

application.

Memory:

64K

For more information, call toll free:

1-800-543-6650(In the U.S.A.)

1-800-263-4650(In Canada)

www.monarch.com