Dymo LetraTag Labelmaker User Manual

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LetraTag ®

User Guide


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LetraTag User Guide


Label Exit


LCD Display











Memory Save


Memory Recall

Num Lock





Space Bar



Power Connector

Figure 1 DYMO LetraTag Labelmaker


About Your New Labelmaker

With your new DYMO LetraTag® labelmaker, you can create a wide variety of high-quality, self-adhesive labels. You can choose to print your labels in many different sizes and styles. The labelmaker uses DYMO LetraTag (LT) 12 mm label cassettes. LT cassettes are available in multiple colors of plastic tape and in white iron-on tape.

Visit www.dymo.com for information on obtaining labels and accessories for your labelmaker.

Warranty Registration

Please complete the warranty registration card and return it to the appropriate Customer Support address within seven days. Visit www.dymo.com/registration for details or to register online.

Getting Started

Follow the instructions in this section to print your first label.

Connecting the Power

The labelmaker is powered by standard batteries or an AC power adapter. To save power, the labelmaker will automatically turn off after two minutes of inactivity.

Inserting the Batteries

The labelmaker uses four high-capacity AA alkaline batteries.


To insert the batteries

1. Remove the battery compartment cover. See Figure 2.

2. Insert the batteries following the polarity markings (+ and –).

3. Replace the cover.

! Remove the batteries if the

labelmaker will not be used for a long

Figure 2

period of time.


Connecting the Optional Power Adapter

An optional 9 Volt, 1.5 A power adapter can also be used to power the labelmaker. Connecting the AC adapter to the labelmaker disconnects the batteries as a power source.

To connect the power adapter

1.Plug the power adapter into the power connector on the top of the labelmaker.

2.Plug the other end of the power adapter into a power outlet.

!Make sure the labelmaker power is turned off before you disconnect the power adapter from the main power source. Otherwise, your most recent memory settings will be lost.


Inserting the Label Cassette

Your labelmaker comes with one label cassette. Visit www.dymo.com for information about purchasing additional label cassettes.

To insert the label cassette

1.Press and release the label cassette cover to open the label compartment. See Figure 3.

!Before using the labelmaker, remove the protective cardboard insert from label exit slot.

2.Insert the cassette with the label positioned between the print head and pinch roller. See Figure 4.

3.Press firmly until cassette clicks into place.

4.Close the label cassette cover and press to turn on the power.

Remove cardboard insert

Figure 3

Figure 4


Selecting a Language

The first time you turn on the power, you are asked to select your desired language. By default, the language is set to English. The language option you choose determines the character set and date format that are available.

To select a language

1.Press .

2.Use the up or down arrow key to select Language and press .

3.Use the up or down arrow key to select the language you want and press .

Setting the Date and Time

You need to set the current date and time so that the date is correct if you choose to automatically insert a date on your label.

The default date and time format depends upon the language you select for the labelmaker. US English uses the date format MMM DD, YY and the 12-hour time format; all other languages use the date format DD MMM YY and the 24-hour time format.

To set the date and time

1.Press .

2.Use the up or down arrow key to select Set Date and press .


The default date is displayed.

3.Use the left or right arrow key to move the cursor over each setting (month, day, and year) and use the up or down arrow keys to increase or decrease the value.

4.When finished, press .The default time is displayed.

5.Use the left or right arrow key to move the cursor over each setting (hours and minutes) and use the up or down arrow keys to increase or decrease the value.

6.When finished, press .

Printing Your First Label

You are now ready to print your first label.

To print a label

1.Enter text to create a simple label.

2.Press PRINT.

3.Press the cutter button to cut the label.

Congratulations! You printed your first label. Continue reading to learn more about the options available for creating labels.


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