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The Control Panel

Maintenance Mode

Maintenance mode setting procedure
Maintenance mode list
Details of maintenance mode items

Maintenance mode setting procedure

This section describes how to enter the maintenance mode and how to make settings with the buttons on the control panel.

To make the maintenance mode settings, follow these steps.

Note:
Press the Paper Source button to return to the previous step.

Enters the maintenance mode
Confirm the printer is turned off first. While pressing and holding the Pause button, press the Power button to turn on the printer.

Select an item
Press the Paper Feed or Paper Feed button to select a desired item.

Set the item
Press the Menu button to enter the selected item. The first parameter is displayed on the LCD.

Select a parameter
Press the Paper Feed or Paper Feed button to select a parameter for the item.

Set the parameter
Press the Menu button to store the selected parameter.
If the parameter is for execution only, press the Menu button to execute the function for the item.

Note:
If second parameter is displayed on the LCD, repeat the steps 4 and 5 to select and set the second parameter.

Exit the maintenance mode
Press the Power button to turn off the printer, and turn it on again.


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Maintenance mode list

Item

First parameters

Second parameters

HEX DUMP

PRINT

EXEC

LANGUAGE

ENGLISH, FRENCH, ITALIAN, GERMAN, SPANISH, PORTUGUESE

-

UNITS

METER, FEET/INCHES

-

CUT PRESSURE

0% - 150%

-

SSCL

EXEC

-

DEFAULT PANEL

EXEC

-

CRTG INFO MENU

MK CARTRIDGE
C CARTRIDGE
M CARTRIDGE
Y CARTRIDGE
PK (MK-2) CARTRIDGE
LC (C-2) CARTRIDGE
LM (M-2) CARTRIDGE
LK (Y-2) CARTRIDGE

MANUFACT, CARTRIDG, INK TYPE, INK CAP, INK LEFT, PROD DATE, EXPIRE DATE, INK LIFE, AGE


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Details of maintenance mode items

HEX DUMP

Data received from the host computer can be printed out in hexadecimal numbers.

To print it out, follow these steps.

Make sure that paper is loaded in the printer.

In maintenance mode, press the Paper Feed or Paper Feed button to display HEX DUMP.

Press the Menu button to display PRINT. Press the Menu button again to start printing.

The print data in the print buffer is printed with 16-byte hex. data in the left column, and corresponding ASCII characters in the right column.

Note:
If the last data is less than 16 bytes, it is not printed until you press the Pause button.

LANGUAGE

You can select the language to be displayed on the LCD.

To select a suitable language, follow these steps.

In maintenance mode, press the Paper Feed or Paper Feed button to display LANGUAGE, and press the Menu button.

Press the Paper Feed or Paper Feed to select a suitable language.

Press the Menu button to set the language. Confirm that the READY (or similar word in the language selected) is displayed on the LCD.

Note:
It takes a while until READY (or similar word in the language selected) is displayed.

UNITS

You can select the units for displaying length. To select the units, follow these steps.

Note:
This item is available only when you choose ENGLISH in LANGUAGE.

In maintenance mode, press the Paper Feed or Paper Feed button to display UNITS, and press the Menu button.

Press the Paper Feed or Paper Feed button to select a suitable unit is displayed.

Press the Menu button to set the units.

CUT PRESSURE

You can select cutting pressure.

SSCL

You can perform ultrasonic head cleaning.

DEFAULT PANEL

You can set all setting values you made in the SelecType mode to their factory set value.

CRTG INFO MENU

For maintenance service person only.


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