Paxar Monarch Pathfinder Ultra Platinum 9465 User Manual

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Q U I C K R E F E R E N C E

This Quick Reference contains supply loading information and general care and maintenance procedures for the Monarch® Pathfinder® Ultra® Platinum 6039™ printer. For more detailed information, refer to theOperator’s Handbook available on our Web site (www.paxar.com).

Information in this document supercedes information in previous versions. Check our Web site for the latest documentation and release information.

G e t t i n g S t a r t e d

1.Review the printer safety information in the Regulatory Compliance document provided with your printer.

2.Charge the main battery. Use either the Monarch® 9462™ or 9465™ battery charger. Refer to the documentation with those chargers for more information.

Important: You must charge the main battery when you receive the printer, even if you do not use it right away. Refer to theOperator’s Handbook for important battery safety information.

3.Insert the main battery into the printer.

4.Attach the safety strap found in the documentation package.

5.Load supplies in the printer.

6.Turn on the printer and wait 30 seconds for the desktop to load.

Your System Administrator must have already loaded an application in the printer before you can use it.

Monarch®, Pathfinder® Ultra®, 6039, 9462, and 9465 are trademarks of Paxar Americas, Inc. Paxar® is a trademark of Paxar Corporation.

Avery Dennison® is a trademark of Avery Dennison Corporation.

 

 

 

TC6039QR Rev. AE 1/08

©2005 Paxar Americas, Inc. a subsidiary of Avery Dennison Corp.

 

All Rights Reserved.

A t t a c h i n g t h e S a f e t y S t r a p

1.Turn the printer upside down, resting its top in the table.

2.Remove the stylus strap from the loop.

3.Take the thin end of the safety strap, and push it through the loop at the bottom of the printer handle (near the battery compartment).

4. Push the thick end of the safety strap through the thin end’s loop.

5.Pull the strap. It may be necessary to help the thin end’s loop fit over the plastic piece in the middle of the strap. Pull the strap tight.

6.Attach the stylus strap to the loop as shown.

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C h a n g i n g t h e M a i n B a t t e r y

Always take the main battery out of the printer when storing the printer and connect the Battery Backup Power.

1.Turn the printer over and press the button on the battery compartment door (at the bottom of the printer’s handle) and slide it open.

Battery

Compartment

Door

Button

2.Turn the printer upright, holding your palm beneath the open battery compartment. Hit the printer on your hand and catch the battery as it slides out.

Main

Battery

3.Insert a new battery into the compartment (connector end first).

4.Slide the compartment door shut until it clicks into place.

C h a r g i n g t h e B a c k u p B a t t e r y

The internal backup battery is a 3.6-voltlithium-ionbattery that maintains the printer’s system settings. The backup battery maintains its charge through the main battery or the Battery Backup Power. When fully charged, the backup battery provides seven days of power. To keep the battery fully charged, connect the Backup Battery Power whenever you remove the main battery.

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Note: If the printer does not have a main battery or is not connected to the Battery Backup Power, it loses its charge and the printer’s system settings.

5.Remove the main battery from the battery compartment.

6.Connect the Battery Backup Power as shown.

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

1.Turn on the printer.

2.Press the latch buttons and open the supply cover.

Supply

Cover

Latch Buttons

3. Pull back the supply lock tab.

4.Open the spring-loadedsupply holder. Spread the supply holder tabs apart with one hand so it adjusts to the size of your supply roll. You can set it at 1.2”, 1.5”, and 2.0”.

Supply Holder

5. Press the supply lock tab down to lock the supply holder in place.

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6. Place a roll of supply in the supply holder so it unrolls from the bottom.

7. Load the supplies for the printing mode you want: Peel orNon-Peel.

Loading for Non-PeelMode

1. Feed the supplyunder the applicator roller andover the label deflector.

Applicator Roller

Label

Deflector

2.Close the supply cover.

3.Select Load Supply from the printer icon menu, choose your supply type, and then selectCalibrate.

Loading for Peel Mode

1.Peel and discard the first four inches of labels from the backing paper.

2.Hold the printer upright and gently press down on the label deflector. It may be stiff.

Label Deflector

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3.Feed all four inches of the backing paper over the peel bar andunder the applicator roller and the label deflector.

Applicator Roller

Peel Bar

4.Push the label deflector up until it snaps into place.

5.Partially close the cover to the first position.

6.Pull the backing paper over the guide roller, down to the pinch and feed rollers.

Guide Roller (behind supply)

Feed Roller

(behind Pinch Roller)

Pinch Roller

7.Hold the backing paper edge between the feed and pinch rollers and press the trigger.

8.Close the cover completely.

9.Select Load Supply from the printer icon menu, choose your supply type, and then selectCalibrate.

R e m o v i n g S u p p l i e s i n P e e l M o d e

Tear the backing paper just above the pinch roller.

Open the supply cover completely.

Spread the supply holder tabs apart and remove the supply roll.

Carefully pull out the supply backing paper still in place between the pinch and feed rollers.

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C h a n g i n g t h e D i s p l a y S e t t i n g s

To change the backlight, sound (beep) and other standard Windows options, from the Start Menu select Settings,Control Panel.

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

The printer’s keypad appears below.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Key(s)

Description

Enter

Accepts data or a menu selection.

Tab

Tabs to the next tab stop or the next field. Pressing Fct + Tab

 

 

 

backspaces a tab stop or returns to the previous field.

Fct

Performs an application-definedfunction when pressed with a

 

 

 

single-digitnumber.

Esc

Exits the current screen or application.

Alpha

Enters upper case or lower-casealphabetic mode.

Right

Moves the cursor to the right in a menu.

Arrow

Pressing Fct + right arrow scrolls the cursor down in a menu.

Left

Moves the cursor to the left in a menu.

Arrow

Pressing Fct + left arrow scrolls the cursor up in a menu.

 

 

 

Backspaces in Alpha mode.

On/Off

 

 

Turns the printer on and off.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Numeric/

Displays a numeric digit or letter.

Alphabetic

See “Entering Special Characters/Symbols” for more information.

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Entering Data

Entering data using the keypad is similar to entering data on a cell phone. There are three data entry modes:

Normal (Numeric) mode Default. Press the key to display what appears on the face of the key (numbers).

Lower-Case Alphabetic mode – PressAlpha once to displaylower-caseletters. Press the key several times until you see the letter you need. For example, to selectlower-casec, pressAlpha once and2 three times.

Upper-Case Alphabetic mode – PressAlpha twice to displayupper-letters.Press the key several times until you see the letter you need. For example, to selectupper-caseC, pressAlpha twice and2 three times.

Entering Special Characters/Symbols

The table shows how to enter special characters and symbols when in Lowercase and Upper-caseAlpha Mode.

Press

Lower-caseAlpha Mode

Upper-caseAlpha Mode

Key

Press Alpha Once

Press Alpha Twice

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<space> : < ( ‘

<space> ; > ) “

 

 

 

0

. - + / *

. = @ % $

 

 

 

C l e a n i n g t h e P r i n t e r

Do not use sharp objects to clean the printer.Do not use household cleaners to clean the printer. Use isopropyl alcohol on the interior areas only (except where specified), never on the exterior.

Cleaning the Printhead

1.Turn off the printer.

2.Open the supply cover and remove the supplies.

3.Check the supply holder for adhesive buildup and clean it if necessary.

4.Ground yourself by touching a metal object other than the printer. Grounding prevents electrostatic discharge, which may damage the printer.

5.Clean the printhead area of all adhesive and label

particles using a Monarch Cleaning Pen (#114226) or a soft cloth moistened with isopropyl alcohol. Allow the printer to dry before reloading supplies.

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Cleaning the Pinch and Feed Rollers

1.Turn off the printer and open the supply cover.

2.Remove the supplies.

3.Turn the platen roller with your fingers and run a dry, lint-freecloth across the pinch and feed rollers as they turn. Make sure the rollers are clean all the way around. If that does not work, use a cloth dampened slightly with distilled water.

4.Clean any adhesive buildup you see as the rollers turn.

5.Reload the supplies after the printer dries.

Cleaning the Black Mark Sensor

1.Turn off the printer and open the supply cover.

2.Remove the supplies

3.Clean the black mark sensor with a dry cotton swab.

4.Reload the supplies and close the supply cover.

Black

Mark

Sensor

Cleaning the On-DemandSensor

1.Turn off the printer and open the supply cover.

2.Remove the supplies.

3.Open the label deflector.

4.Clean the on-demandsensor with a soft cloth moistened with distilled water.

5.Reload the supplies and close the label deflector and supply cover.

Cleaning the Platen Roller

Clean the platen roller when you see significant adhesive build-upor when a label is wrapped around the platen roller.

1.Turn off the printer and open the supply cover.

2.Remove the supplies. See “Removing Supplies” in Chapter 3 for more information.

3.Hold the printer upright and gently press down on the label deflector. It may be stiff.

On-

Demand

Sensor

Platen

Roller

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4.Use a dry, soft-bristlebrush, such as a toothbrush, to clean the platen roller.

5.Turn the platen roller with your finger and then continue cleaning.

6.Reload the supplies, close the label deflector and supply cover.

If the brush does not remove all the adhesive, moisten a cotton swab with isopropyl alcohol and run the cotton swab across the platen roller. Turn the platen roller with your finger to make sure it is clean all the way around. After cleaning, feed several inches of supply through without printing to remove any remaining isopropyl alcohol.

Cleaning the Scanner Flex Cable

Occasionally, adhesive buildup appears on the scanner flex cable, as shown below. To clean the cable:

1.Turn off the printer and open the supply cover.

2.Inspect the scanner flex cable. At any place that adhesive buildup appears, clean the cable with 99% isopropyl alcohol and a cotton swab.

3.Close the supply cover.

Adhesive

Buildup

Scanner

Flex Cable

Cleaning the Scanner Window and Display Screen

1.Moisten a soft cloth with distilled water.

2.Wipe the window and the display screen until they are clean.

Clearing Supply Jams

1.Turn off the printer.

2.Open the supply cover completely.

3.Open the label deflector.

4.Remove the supplies.

5.Carefully remove any jammed supply and close the deflector.

Do not pull the jammed supply out through the front of the label deflector.Do not use sharp objects to remove jammed supplies.

6.Remove the extra supply between the pinch and feed rollers and clean any adhesive buildup.

7.Reload the supplies and close the label deflector.

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