Paxar TC6037EM User Manual

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Monarch

Pathfinder Ultra

Gold Printer

TC6037EM Rev. AC 1/03 ©2002 Paxar Corporation. 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 and 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.

©2002 Paxar Americas, 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 written permission of Paxar

Americas, Inc.

Trademarks

Monarch®, Pathfinder®, Ultra®, 6037, 6076, 9462, and 9464 are registered trademarks of Paxar Americas, Inc. Systems, Inc.

Paxar is a trademark of Paxar Corporation.

RBRC® is a trademark of Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation.

Paxar Americas, Inc.

170 Monarch Lane

Miamisburg, OH 45342

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

Introduction ..................................................................................... 1-1

Getting Started ...............................................................................

1-1

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

1-2

Regulatory Compliance ...................................................................

1-2

Radio Frequency Interference Requirements .....................................

1-3

Radio Frequency Interference Requirements – Canada .......................

1-3

European Economic Area ................................................................

1-4

Using Batteries ................................................................................

2-1

Using the Main Battery ....................................................................

2-1

Charging the Main Battery ............................................................

2-2

Changing the Main Battery ...........................................................

2-2

Using the Backup Battery ................................................................

2-3

Changing the Backup Battery .......................................................

2-4

Main Battery Safety Information .......................................................

2-6

Using Supplies .................................................................................

3-1

Loading Supplies ............................................................................

3-1

Loading for Peel Mode .................................................................

3-3

Loading for Non-PeelMode ..........................................................

3-6

Removing Supplies .........................................................................

3-6

Basic Operations ..............................................................................

4-1

Using the Keypad ...........................................................................

4-1

Entering Data .............................................................................

4-2

Using the Display ...........................................................................

4-3

Reading the Status Line ...............................................................

4-3

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Scanning Bar Codes .......................................................................

4-3

Certification Note............................................................................

4-6

Printing..........................................................................................

4-7

Power Management.........................................................................

4-7

Radio Frequency Communications ....................................................

4-7

Attaching the Safety Strap ...............................................................

4-8

Helpful Reminders ..........................................................................

4-9

Care and Maintenance ......................................................................

5-1

Cleaning ........................................................................................

5-1

Printhead ...................................................................................

5-2

Platen Roller ..............................................................................

5-3

Pinch and Feed Rollers ................................................................

5-4

Sensors .....................................................................................

5-5

Scanner Window .........................................................................

5-6

Scanner Flex Cable .....................................................................

5-7

Clearing Supply Jams .....................................................................

5-7

Storing the Printer ..........................................................................

5-8

Troubleshooting ...............................................................................

6-1

Error Codes ................................................................................

6-2

Glossary ..........................................................................................

6-1

Reference Information ......................................................................

6-1

Specifications.................................................................................

6-1

Accessories/Options .......................................................................

6-2

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

1

 

 

The Monarch® Pathfinder® Ultra® Gold 6037™ printer prints,

scans bar codes, collects data, and communicates with other devices. Your System Administrator must configure it for you to use.

This manual describes how to use these printers.

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

To start using the printer, you must:

1. Charge the main battery. See “Charging the Main Battery” in Chapter 2.

NOTE: You must charge the battery before using it. For optimal battery life, charge the batterywithin three months of receipt.

2. Insert the main battery and the backup battery in the printer. See “Changing the Main Battery” and “Changing the Backup Battery” in Chapter 2.

3. Attach the safety strap found in the documentation package. See “Attaching the Safety Strap” in Chapter 4.

Introduction 1-1

4. Load supplies in the printer. See “Loading Supplies” in Chapter 3.

5. Turn on the printer.

NOTE: Your System Administrator must load an application in the printer before you can use it.

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

Using the Battery

Charging, changing, and using batteries safely.

 

 

 

3

Using Supplies

Supply loading and removal.

 

 

 

4

Basic Operations

Everyday printer usage.

 

 

 

5

Care and

Clearing supply jams and cleaning the printer.

 

Maintenance

 

 

 

 

6

Troubleshooting

Common problems and their solutions.

 

 

 

A

Glossary

Printer terms and their definitions.

 

 

 

B

Reference

Printer specifications and accessories/options.

 

Information

 

 

 

 

The printer’s end user should read this manual. This person uses the printer to print and scan bar codes.

In addition to this manual, you also have a printed, quick-referenceversion of this manual. Other documentation is available on our Web site.

R e g u l a t o r y C o m p l i a n c e

Paxar RF products are designed to be compliant with the rules and regulations in the locations into which they are sold and will be labeled as required. The majority of Paxar RF devices are type approved and do not require the user to obtain license or authorization before using the equipment. Any changes or modifications to Paxar equipment not expressly approved by Paxar could void the user authority to operate the equipment.

1-2Introduction

R a d i o F r e q u e n c y I n t e r f e r e n c e R e q u i r e m e n t s

This device has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class A 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.

R a d i o F r e q u e n c y I n t e r f e r e n c e R e q u i r e m e n t s – C a n a d a

This Class A digital apparatus meets the requirements of the Canadian Interference-CausingEquipment Regulations.

Cet appareil numérique de la Classe A respecte toutes les exigencies du Reglement sur le Materiél Brouilleur du Canada.

Warning: This wireless portable device has been shown to be capable of compliance for localized specific absorption rate (SAR) for uncontrolled environment/general population exposure limits specified in ANSI/IEEE Std.C95.1-1992and had been tested in accordance with the measurement procedures specified in FCC/OET Bulletin 65 Supplement C (2001) and IEEE Std.1528-200X(Draft 6.4, July 2001).

Introduction 1-3

E u r o p e a n E c o n o m i c A r e a

The European variant is intended for use throughout the European Economic Area, however authorization for use restricted as follows:

European standards dictate maximums radiated transmit power of 100 mW EIRP and frequency range 2.400 – 2.4835 GHz.

France, the equipment is to be restricted to the 2.4465 – 2.4835 GHz frequency range.

Belgium outside, the equipment is to be restricted to the 2.460 – 2.4835 GHz frequency range.

Operation in Italy requires a user license.

1-4Introduction

U S I N G B AT T E R I E S

2

 

 

The 6037 printer uses two batteries: a main battery and a backup battery. Both are located in a compartment at the bottom of the printer’s handle.

Battery

Use

 

 

Main

Running the printer. Several other Monarch printers also

 

use this battery, which is rechargeable.

 

 

Backup

Maintaining the system settings.

 

 

U s i n g t h e M a i n B a t t e r y

The printer’s main power source is a 7.4V lithium-ionbattery.

NOTE: The printer takesonly this battery.Do Not substitute batteries from any other manufacturer.

You must charge the battery when you receive the printer, even if you do not use it right away.

Using Batteries 2-1

Charging the Main Battery

To charge the main battery, use either the Monarch 9462™ single-stationor 9464™four-stationbattery chargers. See the documentation for those chargers for more information. Charging time is approximately 1.5 – 3 hours.

WARNING: The battery might explode if placed on a different charger.

Changing the Main Battery

To change the main battery:

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 (the door stays attached).

Battery

Compartment

Door

Button

2-2Using Batteries