Paxar Monarch Verifier 938 User Manual

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Monarch®

938™ Verifier

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TC0938OI Rev. AF 12/07

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

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

Any update will be incorporated in a later edition of this manual.

2003 Paxar Americas, Inc. a subsidiary of Avery Dennison Corp. 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 Paxar Americas, Inc.

Trademarks

Monarch, 938, 9855®, and 9860 are trademarks of Paxar Americas, Inc. Paxaris a trademark of Paxar Corporation.

Avery Dennisonis a trademark of Avery Dennison Corporation.

Microsoft and Windows are trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.

Excerpts reprinted from the SV Series Operator’s Guide with permission from RJS.

Avery Dennison Printer Systems Division 170 Monarch Lane

Miamisburg, OH 45342

FCC Notice

This device has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B 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 device generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if installed and used in accordance with the instruction, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this device does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, 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 computer and receiver.

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

Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.

Caution: Any changes or modifications not expressly approved by the grantee of this device could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.

Statement of FCC Compliance: Canada

This Class B digital apparatus meets all requirements of the Canadian interference-CausingEquipment Regulations.

Cet appareil numénque de la classe B respecte toutes les exigences du Règlement sur le maténel brouilleur du Canada.

CE:

The unit will contain NRTL and/or CE quality assurance labels.

This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with this operator’s manual, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. Operating this equipment in a residential area is likely to cause harmful interference in which case the user will be required to correct the problem at his own expense.

Use with NRTL-ListedEquipment

The verifier should be used only with printers that are NRTL listed. The verifier is intended to be supplied by a NRTL Listed power supply (QQGQ) or (EPBU) or receives power from the host unit (NRTL Listed Printer), output rated 5Vdc, minimum 300mA maximum 1A.

L a s e r S c a n n e r S a f e t y

IEC Class3; CDRH Class III.

Cautions:

Never stare directly into the laser beam.

Never stare directly at a reflected image of the laser beam.

Avoid exposure to the laser beam.

Use of controls or adjustments or performance of procedures other than those specified herein may result in hazardous radiation exposure.

Use the verifier only with NRTL listed bar code printers.

These laser light caution labels must be affixed to your verifier: If they are not, contact Paxar immediately.]

Laser light - Do not stare into the beam.

Paxar shall not be liable for direct, indirect, or consequential damages, costs, expenses, lost profits, or lost savings resulting from the use, operation, or malfunction of the verifier.

C l e a n i n g t h e V e r i f i e r W i n d o w

Clean the verifier window whenever the window appears to be dirty or smeared.

Caution: Do not use solvents (e.g., alcohol or acetone) or abrasive cleaners to clean the verifier window. This will damage the window.

1.Moisten a soft cloth with water or a screen cleaner.

2.Wipe the window until it is completely clean.

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

GETTING STARTED......................................................................................

1-1

Using this Manual ....................................................................................

1-1

Unpacking the Verifier..............................................................................

1-2

Before Installing the Verifier .....................................................................

1-2

Overview ................................................................................................

1-3

INSTALLATION & SETUP ..............................................................................

2-1

Installing the Verifier ...............................................................................

2-1

Connecting the Cables ..........................................................................

2-6

Connecting the Cables ..........................................................................

2-7

Installing the Printer .............................................................................

2-8

Setup ...................................................................................................

2-12

Bar Code Travel Speed Considerations ....................................................

2-13

Parallel Bar Code Direction .................................................................

2-13

Parallel Bar Code Positioning Specifications .........................................

2-14

No-ScanZone ....................................................................................

2-14

CALIBRATING THE VERIFIER .......................................................................

3-1

Calibrating the Verifier .............................................................................

3-1

Setting Up the Verifier with ScanVision ......................................................

3-2

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USING THE VCT ..........................................................................................

4

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System Requirements ..............................................................................

4

-2

Using the Wizard ....................................................................................

4

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Using Mode 2 or Mode 19 ........................................................................

4

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Changing Additional Parameters ...............................................................

4

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Saving and Sending Files ........................................................................

4

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Save or Save As ..................................................................................

4

-5

Save as MPCL .....................................................................................

4

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Store Configuration in Printer................................................................

4

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Send Configuration to Verifier (via Printer) .............................................

4

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Send Configuration to Verifier (via Direct Connection) .............................

4

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Cable Summary ......................................................................................

4

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Sample Verifier Configuration Packet ........................................................

4

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Defining the Verifier Configuration Packet .................................................

4

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Defining the Verifier Field ........................................................................

4

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Additional Examples...........................................................................

4-10

Defining Option 62 .............................................................................

4-11

Verifier Information ............................................................................

4-12

CONFIGURING THE PRINTER .......................................................................

5

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Setting the State .....................................................................................

5

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Setting the Scan Beam ............................................................................

5

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

5

-4

Clearing Data .........................................................................................

5

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Printing a Summary Label ........................................................................

5

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Detecting the Cable.................................................................................

5

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Setting the Error Action ...........................................................................

5

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TROUBLESHOOTING ...................................................................................

6

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Verifier Errors.........................................................................................

6

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Verifier LED Indicators ............................................................................

6

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SPECIFICATIONS ........................................................................................

A-1

Laser Scanner ........................................................................................

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

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Use these Operating Instructions to set up, use, and configure the Monarch 938 verifier. The verifier works with the Monarch

9855 printer and 9860 printer with knife. The verifier can scan a wide variety of one-dimensionalparallel bar codes. However, it cannot scan MSI bar codes ortwo-dimensionalbar codes.

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

The verifier saves data from each bar code it scans. You can use immediate commands to upload scan grade data and bar code data from the verifier. Refer to the Programmer’s Addendum available on our Web site for more information.

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

Getting Started

Information you should know before using the

 

 

verifier.

2

Installation &

Installing and positioning the verifier.

 

Setup

 

3

Calibrating the

Setting up the verifier with ScanVision software.

 

Verifier

 

4

Using the VCT

Changing parameters, sending files, and sample

 

 

configuration packets.

5

Configuring the

Setting the printer to work with your verifier.

 

Printer

 

6

Troubleshooting

Common problems and their solutions.

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Specifications

Verifier and laser scanner specifications.

 

 

 

Getting Started 1-1

U n p a c k i n g t h e V e r i f i e r

After you unpack the verifier, you should have the following:

938 verifier

I/O cable

9-pincommunications cable

base plate (with two shafts, stand, mounting block, L-bracket,and attaching parts)

calibration label

SV Series Operator’s Guide (You will need to refer to this manual).

Note: Do not lose the calibration label! You need it to configure the verifier.

Keep the box and packaging material in case the verifier ever needs repair.

B e f o r e I n s t a l l i n g t h e V e r i f i e r

You need a 3/32 Hex key (wrench) to install and tighten the verifier’s stand.

Install the ScanVision software. The ScanVision software is found on the Tabletops Documentation CD-ROM.Run the file,setup.exe and follow the prompts as necessary.

Install the Monarch Paxar Verifier Configuration Tool. This tool can be downloaded from our Web site. To install, run the .exe file and follow the prompts as necessary.

1-2 Operating Instructions

O v e r v i e w

Have your System Administrator follow these steps before you use the verifier:

1.Install and set up the verifier. See Chapter 2, “Installation & Setup,” for more information.

2.Configure the verifier using ScanVision. See Chapter 3, “Configuring the Verifier,” for more information.

3.If necessary, create a verifier configuration file. See Chapter 4, “Using the VCT,” for more information. A verifier configuration file allows you to set the verifier to check only the parameters you select. You should understand your application and which parameters you want the verifier to check.

4.Configure the printer to enable the verifier. See Chapter 5, “Configuring the Printer,” for more information.

Getting Started 1-3

1-4 Operating Instructions