Paxar Monarch TC6039SA User Manual

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Monarch®

Pathfinder® Ultra®

Platinum Printer

 

 

 

TC6039SA Rev. AF 4/08

©2007 Paxar Americas, Inc. a subsidiary of Avery Dennison Corp. All rights reserved.

This device has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device pursuant to Part 15 of the Federal Communications Commissions Rules and Regulation. 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. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation.

If the 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:

Re-orientor relocate the receiving antenna.

Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.

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

This Class B digital apparatus meets the requirements of the Canadian InterferenceCausing Equipment Regulations.

Cet appareil numérique de la Classe B respecte toutes les exigences du Règlement sur le Matériel Brouilleur du Canada.

Trademarks

Monarch®, Pathfinder®, Ultra®, 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. Microsoft® and Windows® are trademarks of Microsoft Corporation.

Symbol® and Spectrum24® are trademarks of Symbol Technologies. Motorola® is a trademark of Motorola, Inc.

Avery Dennison Printer Systems Division

170 Monarch Lane

Miamisburg, OH 45342

Outside the U.S., send batteries to:

Paxar EMEA, 4 Awberry Court

Croxley Business Park, Hatters Lane,

Watford, WD18 8PD

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

INTRODUCTION

1-1

Using This Manual ..................................................................................

1-1

Audience ................................................................................................

1-1

ADMINISTRATIVE TOOLS

2-1

Using the Taskbar Lockdown Option .........................................................

2-1

Locking the Taskbar .............................................................................

2-1

Removing Applications .........................................................................

2-2

Removing Applications .........................................................................

2-3

Unlocking the Taskbar ..........................................................................

2-3

Using Asset Tracking...............................................................................

2-3

Editing Owner Data ..............................................................................

2-3

Printing an Asset Tracking Label ...........................................................

2-4

Printing an Asset Tracking Label ...........................................................

2-5

Using Printer Passthru.............................................................................

2-5

CONFIGURING WIRELESS SETTINGS

3-1

About the 802.11b Wireless Card..............................................................

3-1

Using the Mobile Companion ....................................................................

3-1

Finding a Network ................................................................................

3-2

Creating a Profile ................................................................................

3-3

Setting a Password ..............................................................................

3-4

About the 802.11b/g Wireless Card ...........................................................

3-5

Using Fusion ..........................................................................................

3-5

Finding a Network ................................................................................

3-6

Creating a Profile ................................................................................

3-7

Setting a Password ..............................................................................

3-9

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USING PRINTER DIAGNOSTICS

4

-1

Accessing Printer Diagnostics ..................................................................

4

-1

Testing the Print Engine ..........................................................................

4

-1

Checking Machine Totals ......................................................................

4

-2

Printing Diagnostic Labels ....................................................................

4

-3

Checking the Stock Registration ............................................................

4

-5

Testing the Sensors .............................................................................

4

-7

Testing the Printhead ...........................................................................

4

-9

Viewing the Print Engine Memory Expansion Directory ..........................

4-10

Testing the Keypad ............................................................................

4-11

Testing the Speaker ...........................................................................

4-11

CONFIGURING THE SCANNER

5

-1

Setting Scanner Options ..........................................................................

5

-1

Enabling Specific Bar Codes ....................................................................

5

-5

Configuring UPC/EAN Bar Codes ..........................................................

5

-5

Configuring UPC/EAN Bar Codes ..........................................................

5

-6

Configuring Code 39 Bar Codes ............................................................

5

-9

Configuring Code 128 Bar Codes.........................................................

5-11

Configuring I 2of5 Bar Codes ..............................................................

5-12

Configuring MSI Bar Codes .................................................................

5-13

Configuring MSI Bar Codes .................................................................

5-13

Configuring Codabar Bar Codes ..........................................................

5-14

Configuring Code 93 Bar Codes ..........................................................

5-15

Configuring D 2of5 Bar Codes .............................................................

5-16

Configuring RSS Bar Codes ................................................................

5-17

Printable Bar Codes vs. Scannable Bar Codes .........................................

5-18

USING SCANNER DIAGNOSTICS

6

-1

Performing Scanner Diagnostics ...............................................................

6

-1

Setting the Scanner Mode ........................................................................

6

-3

Setting the Trigger Mode .........................................................................

6

-3

SCAN STATUS VALUES

A-1

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I N T R O D U C T I O N

1

The Monarch® Pathfinder® Ultra® Platinum 6039™ printer prints, scans bar codes, collects data, and communicates with other

devices. The printer operates on a modified Microsoft Windows CE platform.

Information in this document supercedes information in previous versions. Check our Web site (www.monarch.com) for the latest documentation and release information.

Note: Before you begin, review the safety information in theRegulatory Compliance document included with your printer.

U s i n g T h i s M a n u a l

Following is a summary of the contents of this manual.

 

Chapter

Contents

1

Introduction

Information you should know before using the printer.

2

Administrative

Using the taskbar lockdown, asset tracking, and

 

Tools

printer passthru options.

3

Wireless

Setting communications between your wireless

 

Configuration

printer and network.

4

Printer

Using printer diagnostics to print test labels, check

 

Diagnostics

sensors, view inches printed, etc.

5

Scanner

Configuring the scanner to accept certain bar codes

 

Configuration

and setting the scanner and trigger modes.

6

Scanner

Using scanner diagnostics.

 

Diagnostics

 

A u d i e n c e

This manual is for the System Administrator who configures the printer and scanner and performs diagnostics.

A Quick Reference for this printer is available in the box.

The Programmer’s Manual and other documentation are available on our Web site.

Introduction 1-1

1-2 System Administrator’s Guide

A D M I N I S T R A T I V E T O O L S

2

Use these tools to

lock the taskbar to restrict user access

identify and track your printers

send MPCLII packets directly to the printer.

U s i n g t h e T a s k b a r L o c k d o w n O p t i o n

The Taskbar Lockdown option prevents access to the Start Menu or any unspecified applications without a password. The system administrator selects which applications are accessible when the taskbar is locked.

Locking the Taskbar

1. From the Start Menu, tap Settings, Control Panel, Taskbar Lockdown.

2. CheckEnable under theBasic tab.

3. Select theStartup Mode for the user or administrator.

To disable the clock display on the taskbar, uncheck the Enable Clock on User Bar.

4. Enter and confirm a password. The default password is123321.

Note: Make a note of the password if you change it. You must have the current password to unlock the taskbar.

Administrative Tools 2-1

5. Tap the Applicationstab.

6. Tap the browse button () and select an application that the user has permission to run.

7. TapOK. The selected application path appears in the browse field.8. TapAdd. The application appears in the list.

9. When you are finished, tapOK, thenYes. The printer restarts.

A small lock icon appears over the Start Menu when the taskbar is locked.

Lock Icon

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Removing Applications

If an application is removed from the list, the user no longer has access to that application when the taskbar is locked.

1. From the Taskbar Lockdown screen, tap theApplications tab.2. Select the application to remove from the list.

3. TapRemove. The application disappears from the list.

4. When you are finished, tapOK, thenYes. The printer restarts.

Unlocking the Taskbar

To unlock the taskbar:

1. Tap the lock icon at thebottom-leftof the taskbar. The Input Panel keyboard appears on the display.

2. Enter the Administrator password and tapOK.

To re-lockthe taskbar, tap the lock icon again, which has moved to thebottom-rightside of the screen.

U s i n g A s s e t T r a c k i n g

Asset tracking contains the manufacturer’s product ID and serial number, and the owner’s product ID and serial number. A password is required to edit this data. You can print an asset tracking label that contains the product IDs and serial numbers for your records.

Editing Owner Data

1. From the Start Menu, tap Settings, Control Panel, Asset Tracking.

2. TapEdit. Use the keypad to enter the password and pressEnter. The default password is 123321.

Administrative Tools 2-3

The Owner Product ID field is highlighted.

3. Use the keypad or scan a bar code to enter a new Product ID and press

Enter.

The Owner Serial Number field is highlighted.

4. Use the keypad or scan a bar code to enter a new Serial Number and pressEnter.

Note: You can only edit owner data. The Paxar Product ID and Serial Number cannot be changed.

5. TapExport to create a backup file of the new data on your computer or server, then tapOK.

6. TapImport to retrieve a backup file from your computer or server, then tapOK. The retrieved data appears on the screen.

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