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917ä Keypad

TC0917OI Rev. AA 1/01 ©1997 Monarch Marking Systems, Inc. All rights reserved.

Each product and program carries a respective written warranty, the only warranty on which the customer can rely. Monarch reserves the right to make changes in the product, the programs, and their availability at any time and without notice. Although Monarch has made every effort to provide complete and accurate information in this manual, Monarch shall not be liable for any omissions or inaccuracies. Any update will be incorporated in a later edition of this manual.

©1997 Monarch Marking Systems, 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 the prior written permission of Monarch Marking Systems, 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, 917, 9403, 9446, 9835, 9840, and 9850 are trademarks of Monarch Marking Systems, Inc. Paxar is a trademark of Paxar Corporation.

Monarch Marking Systems

P.O. Box 608

Dayton, Ohio 45401

Ta b l e o f C o n t e n t s

GETTING STARTED . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-1

Connecting the Cable . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-2

Using the Keypad . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-3

Control Keys. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-3

Selecting a Function . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-4

Exiting an Option . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-5

SETTING SUPPLY OPTIONS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-1

Ribbon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-2

Batch Separators . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-2

Feed Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-4

Print Position. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-4

Supply Position . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-5

Margin Position . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-6

Cut Position . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-8

Supply Type . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-9

Speed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-10

Backfeed. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-11

Verifier. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-12

COMMUNICATION VALUES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-1

Baud Rate. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-2Word Length . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-2Stop Bits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-3Parity. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-3Flow Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-4Reset to Default Values . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-4Parallel Communications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-5

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SETTING CONTRAST . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-1

SETTING DEFAULTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-1

Monetary Sign . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-2

Secondary Sign . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-3

Decimal Places . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-4

Slashed Zero . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-4

Power-UpMode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5-5

Prompt Set . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-6

SETTING FORMAT OPTIONS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-1

PRINTING. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-1

Pausing a Batch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-2

Restarting a Batch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-2

Canceling a Paused Batch. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-3

Repeating a Batch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-5

Offline Printing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-6

Entering Numbers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-6Entering Letters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7-7Entering Symbols . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7-8Using Bar Code 128 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7-9Entering and Changing Data. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7-9Types of Data Entry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7-10Entering a Batch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7-12Printing Tags Without Cutting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7-16Using Print Multiple with Inc/Dec Fields . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7-18Examples. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7-19

DIAGNOSTICS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-1

Factory Set Password . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-1

Checking the Software Version . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-1

Printing a Test Label. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-2

Checking Supply Quality . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-3

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Using Password Protection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-4

Enabling the Password (System Administrators only). . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-4

Deleting Formats, Graphics or Fonts. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-5

Deleting Formats If Password Protection Is Disabled . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-7

Service Diagnostics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-8

CHARACTER SETS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A-1

Character Sets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A-1

Uppercase Letters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A-3

Lowercase Letters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A-3

Currency Symbols . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A-4

Punctuation and Symbols. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A-4

International Characters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A-5

Code 128 Function Codes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A-6

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G E T T I N G S T A R T E D

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The Monarchä 917ä keypad allows you to easily configure the printer and enter data offline for formats.

This chapter includes information about

uconnecting the power cable.

uusing the keypad.

Each chapter of this manual has one or more charts showing the printer’s menu structure. For example:

uNormal border boxes show the menu options.

uHeavy border boxes show the selections to get to the functions.

uBlack background boxes show the functions.

uThe black boxes show where you are; the bordered boxes show how you got there.

MAIN MENU

CANCEL

 

 

PRINT

 

 

 

BATCH

 

 

 

REPEAT

 

 

 

FORMAT

 

SETUP

 

DIAG.

ALL

 

 

MODE

 

 

 

ENTRY

 

 

 

BATCH

 

 

 

OPTIONS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SUPPLY

 

 

CONTRAST

 

 

DEFAULTS

 

 

 

PORT

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SETTINGS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Getting Started 1-1

C o n n e c t i n g t h e C a b l e

To connect the cable:

CAUTION

The printer power switch must be off while you connect the keypad cable.

1.Plug the keypad cable into the keypad. Plug the other end of the cable into the printer.

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

After you turn on the printer, you will see:

PRINT MODE

Ready

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U s i n g t h e K e y p a d

You can control printer operation and enter data offline using the keypad.

The keypad has 24-keysallowing offline data entry. This keypad includes 7 function keys, 10 numeric keys, and 5 symbol keys.

C o n t r o l K e y s

P

Interrupts printing.

 

Enters an international character for printing

 

when you enter P plus a three-digitcode.

 

See Appendix A for more information.

e

Returns the display to the next higher menu,

 

when you press e once.

F

Feeds a blank label if there is no print job.

 

Prints a label in the on-demandmode.

c

Cuts the supply.

{

Clears an error.

R

Displays the next menu item.

L

Displays the previous menu item.

E

Selects the displayed menu item.

Use the alpha numeric keys to enter batch data. To switch between characters and numbers, press |.

Getting Started 1-3

S e l e c t i n g a F u n c t i o n

The Main menu has several functions (operating modes). These functions are shown in the chart below.

MAIN MENU

CANCEL

 

PRINT

 

BATCH

 

REPEAT

 

FORMAT

 

SETUP

 

DIAG.

ALL

 

MODE

 

ENTRY

 

BATCH

 

OPTIONS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

If the printer displays PRINT MODE Ready when you turn it on, press e to display the Main menu.

To display menu options, press L or R..

uWhen the screen displays a right arrow, press R to display more options.

MAIN MENU

Cancel All r

uWhen the screen displays a left arrow, press L to display more options.

MAIN MENU

lDiagnostics

uWhen the screen displays a left and a right arrow, press either

L or R to display more options.

MAIN MENU

l Print Mode r

uWhen you see the menu option you want, press E to select it.

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