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Product Manual
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DOMINO A-SERIES i-TECH PRINTER


PRODUCT MANUAL
This manual, Domino Part No. EDP002568, is for use in the operation and
repair of Domino A-Series i-Tech printers.
Users of this printer are warned that it is essential to read, understand and act
according to the information given in Part 1 : Health and Safety. This part of
the manual also specifies a set of symbols which are used elsewhere in the
manual to convey special warnings or requirements. It is, therefore, essential
that users are also familiar with these symbols and act accordingly.
All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored on
a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form, or by any means, electronic,
mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, without the prior
permission of Domino Printing Sciences plc.
Domino Printing Sciences plc. has a policy of continuous product
improvement, the Company therefore reserves the right to modify the
specification contained in this manual without notice.
Domino Printing Sciences plc. 2011.
For sales, service and inks please contact:

Domino Printing Sciences plc. Domino Amjet Inc.


Bar Hill
Cambridge CB23 8TU
England
Tel: 01954 782551
Fax: 01954 782874

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1290 Lakeside Drive


Gurnee IL.60031
U.S.A.
Tel: 847 244 2501
Fax: 847 244 1421

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End User License Agreement


You have acquired a device (DEVICE) that includes software licensed by Domino UK Ltd from
Microsoft Licensing Inc. or its affiliates (MS). Those installed software products of MS origin, as well
as associated media, printed materials, and online or electronic documentation (SOFTWARE) are
protected by international intellectual property laws and treaties. The SOFTWARE is licensed, not sold.
All rights reserved.
IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THIS END USER LICENSE AGREEMENT (EULA), DO NOT
USE THE DEVICE OR COPY THE SOFTWARE. INSTEAD, PROMPTLY CONTACT
DOMINO UK LTD FOR INSTRUCTIONS ON RETURN OF THE UNUSED DEVICE(S)
FOR A REFUND. ANY USE OF THE SOFTWARE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED
TO USE ON THE DEVICE, WILL CONSTITUTE YOUR AGREEMENT TO THIS EULA
(OR RATIFICATION OF ANY PREVIOUS CONSENT).
GRANT OF SOFTWARE LICENSE. This EULA grants you the following license:

You may use the SOFTWARE only on the DEVICE.

NOT FAULT TOLERANT. THE SOFTWARE IS NOT FAULT TOLERANT. DOMINO


UK LTD HAS INDEPENDENTLY DETERMINED HOW TO USE THE SOFTWARE IN
THE DEVICE, AND MS HAS RELIED UPON DOMINO UK LTD TO CONDUCT
SUFFICIENT TESTING TO DETERMINE THAT THE SOFTWARE IS SUITABLE FOR
SUCH USE.

NO WARRANTIES FOR THE SOFTWARE. THE SOFTWARE is provided AS IS


and with all faults. THE ENTIRE RISK AS TO SATISFACTORY QUALITY,
PERFORMANCE,

ACCURACY,

AND

EFFORT

(INCLUDING

LACK

OF

NEGLIGENCE) IS WITH YOU. ALSO, THERE IS NO WARRANTY AGAINST


INTERFERENCE WITH YOUR ENJOYMENT OF THE SOFTWARE OR
AGAINST INFRINGEMENT. IF YOU HAVE RECEIVED ANY WARRANTIES
REGARDING THE DEVICE OR THE SOFTWARE, THOSE WARRANTIES DO NOT
ORIGINATE FROM, AND ARE NOT BINDING ON, MS.

Note on Java Support. The SOFTWARE may contain support for programs written in Java.
Java technology is not fault tolerant and is not designed, manufactured, or intended for use or
resale as online control equipment in hazardous environments requiring fail-safe performance,
such as in the operation of nuclear facilities, aircraft navigation or communication systems, air
traffic control, direct life support machines, or weapons systems, in which the failure of Java
technology could lead directly to death, personal injury, or severe physical or environmental
damage. Sun Microsystems, Inc. has contractually obligated MS to make this disclaimer.

No Liability for Certain Damages. EXCEPT AS PROHIBITED BY LAW, MS SHALL


HAVE NO LIABILITY FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR
INCIDENTAL DAMAGES ARISING FROM OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE
USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THE SOFTWARE. THIS LIMITATION SHALL
APPLY EVEN IF ANY REMEDY FAILS OF ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE. IN NO
EVENT SHALL MS BE LIABLE FOR ANY AMOUNT IN EXCESS OF U.S. TWO
HUNDRED FIFTY DOLLARS (U.S.$250.00).

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Limitations on Reverse Engineering, Decompilation, and Disassembly. You may not


reverse engineer, decompile, or disassemble the SOFTWARE, except and only to the extent that
such activity is expressly permitted by applicable law notwithstanding this limitation.

SOFTWARE TRANSFER ALLOWED BUT WITH RESTRICTIONS. You may


permanently transfer rights under this EULA only as part of a permanent sale or transfer of the
Device, and only if the recipient agrees to this EULA. If the SOFTWARE is an upgrade, any
transfer must also include all prior versions of the SOFTWARE.

EXPORT RESTRICTIONS. You acknowledge that SOFTWARE is of US-origin. You agree to


comply with all applicable international and national laws that apply to the SOFTWARE, including the
U.S. Export Administration Regulations, as well as end-user, end-use and country destination
restrictions issued by U.S. and other governments. For additional information on exporting the
SOFTWARE, see http://www.microsoft.com/exporting/.

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CONTENTS OF
EC DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY
(in accordance with ISO/IEC 17050-1:2010)
No. EDP002568/4
Issuers name:

Domino UK Ltd.

Issuers Address: Bar Hill, Cambridge CB23 8TU


Object of the declaration: Domino A320i, A420i.
The object of the declaration described above is in conformity
with the requirements of the following documents:
EN 61000-6-4:2007 Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC).
Generic Standards. Emission standard for industrial
environments.
EN 61000-6-2:2005 Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC).
Generic Standards. Immunity Standard for industrial
environments.
EN 55022:2006 + A:2007 Information technology equipment Radio disturbance characteristics - Limits and methods of
measurement.
EN 60950:2006 + A11:2009 Information technology equipment Safety - Part 1: General requirements
2006/95/EC : Low Voltage Directive.
2004/108/EC : EMC Directive.

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EDP002568 Issue 2 October 2011

EC DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY
(in accordance with ISO/IEC 17050-1:2010)
No. EDP002568/4
Issuers name:

Domino UK Ltd.

Issuers Address: Bar Hill, Cambridge CB23 8TU


Object of the declaration: Domino A320i, A420i.
The object of the declaration described above is in conformity
with the requirements of the following documents:
EN 61000-6-4:2007 Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC).
Generic Standards. Emission standard for industrial
environments.
EN 61000-6-2:2005 Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC).
Generic Standards. Immunity Standard for industrial
environments.
EN 55022:2006 + A:2007 Information technology equipment Radio disturbance characteristics - Limits and methods of
measurement.
EN 60950:2006 + A11:2009 Information technology equipment Safety - Part 1: General requirements
2006/95/EC : Low Voltage Directive.
2004/108/EC : EMC Directive.
Signed for and on behalf of
Domino UK Ltd.
Bar Hill,
Cambridge,
17th October 2011

Nick Plaister
CIJ Product Director

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FCC Notice
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a
Class A digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Rules. 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.
Any changes or modifications not expressly approved by the manufacturer
could void the user's authority to operate the equipment.

European EMC Statement


This product may cause interference if used in residential areas. Such use must
be avoided unless the user takes special measures to reduce electromagnetic
emissions to prevent interference to the reception of radio and television
broadcasts.

TV SD Certification
This product has been designed for maximum safety, and has been certified as
such by TV SD Product Services Ltd.
For the continued safe use of this product use only Domino approved spares
and consumables.

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CONTENTS
Part 1
Part 2

Part 3

Part 4

Part 5
Part 6

Part 7
Part 8

Part 9

Health and Safety


Basic requirements and symbol explanations.
Description
Print head, cabinet, electronics and ink systems.
Including printer specification, and use of the
front panel.
Screen Descriptions
Screen descriptions with details of the options,
and Menu Map.
Operation
Start up, shut down, cartridge and Qube
replacement, message creation and back-up.
Display Messages and Fault Finding
Message interpretation and basic fault-finding.
Repair
Ink system, electronic system and print head
repair procedures.
Tools and Spares
Tools, consumables, and printer spares.
Options and Accessories
Additional parts to enhance the printers
configuration and performance.
Installation
Installation and preparation for use.
Index and Reference
To locate a subject in the manual. Glossary of
Terms.

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AMENDMENT RECORD
Amendment
All Parts at Issue 1
All Parts at Issue 2

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Date
March 2011
October 2011

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PART 1 : HEALTH AND SAFETY


CONTENTS
Page
INTRODUCTION ..........................................................................
Basic Requirements ........................................................................
Storage ...........................................................................................
Fire Risk ........................................................................................
Spillages and Disposal .....................................................................
SYMBOLS .........................................................................................

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HEALTH AND SAFETY

INTRODUCTION
Domino supplies Safety Data Sheets (SDS) giving specific safety information
with each of its ink, make-up and wash fluids. There are also warnings on
each container. The following notes are for general guidance only.

Basic Requirements
When used correctly, printing inks do not cause problems. However,
everybody using them should be familiar with the appropriate safety standards
and be aware of the precautions that should be taken. The following are basic
requirements:
Proper standards of industrial practice relating to cleanliness and tidiness
must be maintained.
Inks and their containers must be stored and handled with care.
Do not smoke or allow naked flames (or other sources of ignition) in the
vicinity of any inks or solvents as this is highly dangerous.
All who come into contact with inks must be properly instructed in their
use.
Directions for safe working practices vary according to the environment. The
following are broad principles so that necessary precautions may be taken:
Contact with the mouth must be avoided. Therefore eating, drinking or
smoking, or any personal habits or actions which may transfer ink to the
mouth, must be avoided.
Contact with the eyes must be avoided. Suitable eye protection must
always be worn whenever there is any risk of splashing or misting. If ink
does get into the eyes, first aid treatment is to flood the affected eye for
15 minutes with saline solution, (or clean water if saline solution is not
available), taking care not to allow the water to run into an unaffected
eye. Medical aid must be obtained immediately.
Most inks contain solvents which may injure the skin. Good working
practice must always be employed and risk assessments carried out. Safety
Data Sheets are available that give advice on personal protective
equipment. Most gloves only offer limited and short term exposure
protection and must be changed after any splashing and on a frequent
basis.
Many inks contain materials which vaporise easily and can be inhaled.
Good ventilation and extraction is necessary.
Any used cleaning materials, e.g. rags, paper wipes, are a potential fire
hazard. They must be collected for safe disposal after use.
After exposure to ink, all possible traces must be washed off as soon as
possible at the nearest washing facility.

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It is possible to control the printer remotely. If operated in this manner it


is vital that the remote UI is disconnected before carrying out any
cleaning or maintenance on the printer.
Certain inks are allowed for use where they can be in indirect contact with
food. In these cases, the following precautions must be observed in addition
to those appropriate to hygiene:
The inks must only be used in printers supplied from new for use with
these inks. Any repairs and replacements must use genuine, new and
unused spare parts.
The inks must not be used in printers which have previously been used,
at any time, for any other purpose.

Storage
Printing inks must be stored in well-ventilated buildings, in areas set aside for
the purpose, chosen for safety in case of fire. Materials based on volatile,
flammable solvents must be stored in accordance with local regulations.

Fire Risk
For an electrical fire, do not use water. If water must be used, such as in the
case of a Nitro-cellulose ink fire (see below) the power MUST BE
REMOVED first.
Many inks contain Nitro-cellulose as the binder and remain highly flammable
when dry. Observe all warnings given on the machine and the following
safety instructions:
If there has been an accumulation of dried ink, do not use metal scrapers
to remove it, as they can produce sparks.
If dry Nitro-cellulose based ink ignites, it will generate its own oxygen
and can only be extinguished by lowering the temperature with water.
If a Nitro-cellulose fire occurs, ENSURE THAT THE ELECTRICAL
POWER IS IMMEDIATELY REMOVED FROM THE PRINTER
BEFORE water is used to extinguish the fire.
Fire risk is a most important consideration where printing inks are stored and
used. The degree of fire hazard will vary considerably from one type of ink or
wash to another.
Water-based inks will not burn, although inks based on water-alcohol
mixtures may burn if there is sufficient alcohol present. Prolonged exposure
of water-based systems to high temperatures may evaporate the water to give a
flammable residue.
Solvent-based inks offer a greater degree of hazard depending on the
particular solvent or solvent combination. When there is a particular hazard
the appropriate information is given on the SDS.

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The printers place small electrostatic charges on the ink drops used for
printing. In most circumstances, such as when they arrive at the print surface,
these electrostatic charges are either conducted away or cannot accumulate.
However, during maintenance, print drops may be collected in a container,
such as a beaker. It is essential that this container is made of conducting
material and is securely connected to ground/earth. The electrostatic charges
will then be safely conducted to ground/earth.
If there is a fire, there is a likelihood that dangerous fumes will arise from
printing inks. For this reason ink must be stored where it can be reached
quickly by the fire fighting service, and where it will not spread beyond the
store.

Spillages and Disposal


WARNING:

Some dried inks are highly flammable. Clean


up all ink spillages immediately. Do not allow
the ink to dry or allow any build-up of dried
ink spills.

Spillages must be cleaned up as soon as possible with the appropriate solvent


materials and with regard to the safety of personnel. Care must be taken to
prevent spillages or residue from cleaning up entering drains or sewage
systems.
Inks and associated fluids are materials which conduct electricity. Therefore,
power to the printer must be switched off while spillages inside the printer
cabinet are being cleaned up.
Printing inks and associated fluids must not be treated as ordinary waste.
They must be disposed of using approved methods according to local
regulations.

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SYMBOLS
The following symbols are used in this manual. Where they appear next to a
procedure or instruction, they have the significance and importance of
written warnings and cautions.
Eye protection must be worn.
Protective clothing must be worn. Use adequate protective gloves. Consult
the relevant Safety Data Sheet (SDS)
The equipment must be switched off and power removed.
Only trained personnel should carry out this procedure.
Beware of Electrostatic Discharge (ESD). Electrostatic precautions must be
used.
Switch off machine first
Wear a wristband connected to the ESD connector provided
Avoid wearing clothing which can build up electrostatic voltages
Use ESD protective bags to transport PCBs
Only place PCBs on a mat made from a material which will dissipate
electrostatic voltages and which is connected to ground.

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DESCRIPTION

PART 2 : DESCRIPTION
CONTENTS
INTRODUCTION ..........................................................................
General ..........................................................................................
About the A320i Printer ................................................................
About the A420i Printer ................................................................
PRINTER SPECIFICATION ...........................................................
Print Head .....................................................................................
Cabinet ..........................................................................................
External Connections .....................................................................
Ink System .....................................................................................
Environment ..................................................................................
PRINT HEAD ..................................................................................
General Principles ..........................................................................
CABINET .........................................................................................
START-UP PROCEDURE ...............................................................
Printer Off .....................................................................................
Standby ..........................................................................................
Ready to Print ...............................................................................
I-TECH INK SYSTEM .....................................................................
General ..........................................................................................
Intelligent Ink Life .........................................................................
Ink and Make-Up Filters ................................................................
Venting ......................................................................................
Wake-up Mode .........................................................................

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PRINTER CONTROL ....................................................................


Control Panel .................................................................................
SVGA (Touchscreen) .................................................................
QVGA ......................................................................................

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Start/Stop................................................................................... 2-25
Topic Buttons ............................................................................ 2-25
General Purpose Buttons ............................................................ 2-26
Help Button ............................................................................. 2-28
Currency Button ...................................................................... 2-28
Lockout ..................................................................................... 2-29

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Password System ....................................................................... 2-29


Unicode Character Entry ...............................................................
QVGA ......................................................................................
SVGA ........................................................................................
Common Unicode Characters ...................................................

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Importing and Exporting Data ....................................................... 2-30


USB .......................................................................................... 2-30
Connectivity .................................................................................. 2-31
Email Alerts ............................................................................... 2-32
Connectivity Diagrams ................................................................... 2-33

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INTRODUCTION
General
This manual provides:
A basic introduction to the printer and how to use the front panel, with
procedures that demonstrate how to manage the printer safely
Reference sections describing the functions and messages presented
through the front panel
A description of the ink and electronics systems
Repair procedures.

About the A320i Printer


The A320i deploys the new i-Tech ink system which only requires
consumables to be replenished to maintain optimum performance.
With i-Tech ink and solvent management, the A320i monitors how you use
it and calculates when consumables are due for replacement.
At the heart of the I-Tech ink system is the revolutionary Qube, which
contains the working ink and ink filters. Changing the Qube is a job that
anyone can do in less then 10 minutes.
The printer is illustrated on page 2-4 to page 2-5, with internal views of the
cabinet i-Tech ink and electronic system compartments shown on page 2-12
to page 2-13.

About the A420i Printer


The A420i printer allows the use of a wide variety of specialist inks giving the
flexibility to print on a wider range of substrates. Where appropriate the ink
system is constructed of materials resilient to inks with corrosive properties,
allowing reliable operation and minimal down time.
The A420i is available with 6m Conduit.
Qube replacement will vary according to the type specified. Contact Domino
for details.

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DESCRIPTION

AM_0004.eps

QVGA Cabinet

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DESCRIPTION

SVGA (Touchscreen) Cabinet

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DESCRIPTION

PRINTER SPECIFICATION
Print Head
Standard Finish:

Nozzle size:

Chassis: Stainless Steel


Wire box: Moulded nylon
Holster: Plated aluminium
(Refer to diagram on page 2-9)
Width: 50.3mm (1.98")
Depth: 50.3mm (1.98")
Height including conduit retaining nut:
243mm (9.57")
Operating height with conduit at 90 degrees:
320mm (12.6")
Weight including 3m conduit: 1.8kg (4lbs)
60 or 75 micron

Spacing from print surface:

12mm (0.47") nominal

Working height relative to


cabinet base:
Conduit Length:

3m conduit: 1m
6m conduit: 3m
A320i: 3m (10ft)
A420i: 3m (10ft), 6m (20ft)

Dimensions:

Cabinet
Standard Finish:
IP Rating:
Dimensions:

Glass filled nylon moulding with Grade 304 stainless


steel rear door.
Designed to IP55
Width: 455mm (17.91")
Depth: 370mm (14.57")
Height: 524mm (20.63")

Weight:

QVGA: 24k.5g (54lb)


SVGA: 24k.5g (54lb)
Control Panel:
Quarter Video Graphic Array (QVGA): Polyester,
Membrane touch button
Super Video Graphic Array (SVGA): Polyester,
Membrane touch button and touchscreen.
For cabinet and print head installation dimensions, see page 9-17 to page 919.

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DESCRIPTION

External Connections
Product detector (sensor)/
Shaft encoder connectors:
Shaft Encoder Input:
Beacon Connector:
Alarms Connector:
TCP/IP:
Data Transfer:
Power connector:
Options:
User Port SK1:
User Port SK2:
Serial (RS232) Port:

8-Way socket
NPN or PNP Open collector or 24V PushPull encoder, Single or Quadrature input.
5-Way socket
7-Way plug
RJ-45
USB Type A
3-way plug, cable supplied
25-Way D-Sub socket
37-Way D-Sub socket
8-Way socket

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Ink System
Ink Capacity (Qube):
Ink Capacity (Cartridge):
Make-up Capacity
(Reservoir):
Make-up Capacity
(Cartridge):
Ink Viscosity Control:
Ink Bleed Control:

600ml (0.159 US gall.) - automatically


metered
825ml (0.218 US gall.)
250ml (0.066 US gall.) nominal automatically metered
1200ml (0.317 US gall.)
Automatic Viscometer
Automatic Start-Up/Shut-Down

Environment
Temperature Range
+5 to +45C (42F to 112F)
(working)*
Temperature Range (Storage) -20 to +60C (-4F to +140F) (machine dry
- storage, wet dependent upon fluids)
Humidity
10 - 90% RH (non-condensing)
Electrical Supply
100-240V 50-60Hz (nominal), single phase
Auto ranging, 200VA, internal fuse rating 4A
Acoustic Noise Level
Not more than 70 dBA
*Model dependent.

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DESCRIPTION

Conduit Nut

Wire box

Holster
Retaining Clip

Internal cover

Holster

Head
Valve
Drop
Generator
Charge
Electrode
Deflector
Plates

Lens

Gutter
Chassis
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Standard Print Head

Drop
Generator
Charge
Electrode
Deflector
Plates

Duo Print Head

Gutter

AD_0001.eps

Pinpoint Print Head


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DESCRIPTION

PRINT HEAD
General Principles
Ink
Drops
Unused
Positions
Stroke

AM_0008.tif

Each printed character consists of a dot matrix


made up of lines, or strokes, of ink drops. The ink
drops in each stroke are spaced apart by electronic
deflection and the strokes are spaced apart by the
movement of the print surface under the head.

Inside the print head, ink is supplied under


pressure to the drop generator, and emerges
through a small nozzle as a very fine jet. The drop
generator contains a drive rod which creates
ultrasonic pressure waves in the ink, making the jet
break up into a stream of separate drops shortly
Drop
Generator after leaving the nozzle.
(Generic
shown)
Nozzle
Plate
Charge
Electrode

Deflector
Plates

Gutter

The break-up is adjusted to occur within the


charge electrode, where each ink drop is given an
electrostatic charge by putting a voltage onto the
charge electrode as the drop breaks off. The size
of the charge on the ink drop depends upon the
voltage on the charge electrode.
The ink drops then pass through the electrostatic
field set up between two high voltage deflector
plates. The direction of flight of each charged ink
drop is deflected by an amount dependent upon
the size of the charge.
Ink drops not required for printing are not given
electrostatic charges and are collected in the gutter.

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The print head components are mounted on a rigid chassis, with a fully
enclosed wire box containing the connections between the print head and
conduit wiring.
The print head slides into a protective holster and is locked into place by two
holster retaining clips. The holster is mounted in the printing position and
contains precision guide rails to ensure that the print head always returns to
exactly the same position when removed and replaced.

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DESCRIPTION

CABINET
The cabinet structure is made substantially of moulded glass filled nylon with
doors to two separate compartments.
The front facing door gives access to the ink system. The door opens
downwards and has retainers to allow the door to open fully and be
unsupported. Operations such as replacing cartridges and the Qube are
carried out in this area.
At the rear of the printer is a stainless steel door which gives access to the
electrical components of the printer. These include the power supply, ink
interface PCB, SBC, PEC and the pump and cooling fan. The door opens via
side mounted hinges and is secured by a screw catch.
The top of the cabinet is angled and contains the printer control panel.
For maximum stability the cabinet should be mounted on a a stand. Domino
can provide a choice of two dedicated models - a standard stand and one with
cabinet storage (see PART 8 : Options and Accessories).
The conduit serving the print head is located at the base at the back of the
cabinet and all external connections are located on the rear door.
The cabinet is fan cooled by filtered air drawn into the electronics
compartment through a vent in the left hand (when viewed from the front)
handling recess. This air is then circulated to the ink compartment and exits
through a vent situated in the right hand handling recess. It is important that
these areas are not obstructed.

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Gutter Pump (A420i


6m Conduit only)

Viscometer

Peltier

Ink Interface PCB

Make-up
Cartridge

Ink Management
Block

Make-up
Reservoir

Qube

Ink Cartridge

Damper (under Ink


Management Block)

Note: Ink compartment cover removed for clarity


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Ink Cabinet General View 1 (Standard QVGA Shown)

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DESCRIPTION

Sub rack assembly


with PCBs
Ink Interface
Board
Standard Interface
Board

Ink Cooler

Power Supply
Pump

Fan
Air Filter

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Electronics Cabinet - General View

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START-UP PROCEDURE
The Start-up procedure uses the same buttons on the QVGA and SVGA
Front panels; as shown below:

Printer Off
(2 secs)

(2 secs)

Standby
Power applied - printer initialised
- pump not running

(2 secs)

Ready to Print
Start-up Procedure

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DESCRIPTION

i-Tech INK SYSTEM


General
CAUTION:

Do not switch off the printer before the flush cycle is


complete.

The printer contains a reservoir of printing ink located in the Qube. As ink is
used for printing, it is replaced by fresh ink from a disposable cartridge.
The ink has a solvent base which (like all solvents) is subject to evaporation,
and this, in turn, affects ink viscosity. The electronic system, therefore, checks
the viscosity regularly and keeps it within carefully controlled limits by adding
make-up, supplied from a reservoir, which is also supplied by a disposable
cartridge.
The ink and make-up levels are monitored by level sensors. If the ink
cartridge is not replaced and the ink falls below a defined level, the printer
switches off. However, if the make-up reservoir is empty the machine can still
be used, but the start-stop performance will be impaired. If make-up is not
replaced it will cause the ink viscosity to increase, and print quality to
deteriorate.
The printer also indicates when the ink or make-up levels are too high.
When the ink jet is switched off the printer automatically flushes make-up
through the print head to prevent the print head becoming dirty with ink
residue.
CAUTION:

Do not block or obstruct the vent.

Intelligent Ink Life


The number of hours the ink jet can run before the Qube requires
replacement is dependent on the rate of print usage, and can change as the ink
usage changes. The i-Tech ink system uses the jet-on hours to calculate the
expected Qube life, and display the calculated replacement date. Prior to
Qube replacement the levels of ink in the Qube will be deliberately run down
to minimise ink wastage.

Ink and Make-Up Filters


The Domino i-Tech ink system incorporates the main ink and gutter filters
within the body of the Qube. These filters are therefore automatically
replaced during routine Qube replacement. In addition, Qube replacement
simply involves unplugging the old Qube and plugging in the new one with
minimal down time.

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DESCRIPTION

Venting
The ink reservoir in the Qube and make-up reservoir are connected to a vent
which allows for variations in the ink level and for air drawn in by the ink and
make-up cartridges. It also allows air drawn in through the gutter to be
released. These air movements can result in the emission of solvent fumes and
an evaporation loss. To reduce the evaporation loss a peltier is fitted to cool
and condense any escaping vapour. The resulting liquid is passed back into the
make-up reservoir.

Wake-up Mode
Note:

The Wake-up Mode is a selectable option and is available only with a


Service key.

When the jet is switched off, the software controls the printer in a wake-up
mode. This operates the printer (pump) for approximately 2-3 minutes after a
selected interval (between 10 and 720 minutes), to stir the pigment in the ink
and to maintain the correct viscosity.

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Feed #6

Visc #5

Bleed #3

Wash #4

Flush #1

Make-up #2

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Temperature
Transducer

Pressure
Transducer

Ink Block

CAUTION: Do not block or


obstruct the vent.

Pump

Ink Cooler

Bleed Valve
(#3)

Wash Valve
(#4)

Feed Valve
(#6)

Viscometer
Valve (#5)

Feed Filter

1 PSI PRV

Bleed Jet Pump

Nozzle
Valve

Make-up
Valve
(#2)

Gutter Jet Pump

Viscometer

Print Head

9
Make-up
Cartridge

Ink
Cartridge

Damper

Direction of flow
Make-Up
Filter
Peltier
Make-Up
Recovery

Make-Up
Reservoir

Low drip valve


Gutter Filter

Main Ink
Filter

Qube

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Vent

i-Tech_0032.eps

A320i / A420i Ink System - Circuit Diagram

Push pipe fitting


2

Solenoid valve

DESCRIPTION

Flush
Valve
(#1)

Feed #6

Visc #5

Bleed #3

Wash #4

Flush #1

Make-up #2

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Temperature
Transducer

Pressure
Transducer

Ink Block

CAUTION: Do not block or


obstruct the vent.

Pump

Ink Cooler

Bleed Valve
(#3)

Wash Valve
(#4)

Feed Valve
(#6)

Viscometer
Valve (#5)

Feed Filter

1 PSI PRV

Bleed Jet Pump

Nozzle
Valve

Make-up
Valve
(#2)
Restrictor
Viscometer

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Print Head

Note: Gutter Pump specific to A420i


6m Conduit variants only.

Make-up
Cartridge

Ink
Cartridge

Damper

Direction of flow
Low drip valve

Make-Up
Filter
Peltier
Make-Up
Recovery

Make-Up
Reservoir

Gutter Filter

Main Ink
Filter

Qube

Vent

i-Tech_0032a.eps

A420i 6m Conduit Ink System - Circuit

Push pipe fitting


2

Solenoid valve

DESCRIPTION

Flush
Valve
(#1)

DESCRIPTION

PRINTER CONTROL
The printer is switched on by pressing the power button on the front of the
cabinet for 2 seconds. This supplies power to the whole printer and after a
short period, control of the printer is transferred to the front panel.
Alternatively the start/stop button can be used, which will initialise the
printer to a ready to print status.

Control Panel
There are two types of interface available, the SVGA (Touchscreen) or
QVGA. The functionality and layout of these are the same, however the
operation differs, please refer below for details.

SVGA (Touchscreen)
There are three permanent buttons on the membrane of an SVGA printer,
these are the Power, Start/Stop and Alert buttons. These are shown below.
All other functions and buttons are available on the Touchscreen.
Display
Power
Button

Start/
Stop
Button

Alerts

i-Tech_0005.eps

Front Panel Layout

The Topic buttons are contained in a pull down menu bar at the top left of
the Touchscreen area. The keyboard is displayed using the tab in the lower
right.
The Function buttons are displayed to the left of the screen. Touch the screen
in the relevant place to access these menus.

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DESCRIPTION

Where relevant, the Select button will display to enable options or selection of
a currently highlighted object.
The Touchscreen display is as shown below and on the following page:
Note:

Standard Interface described. Refer to page 3-5 for a detailed description


of the QuickStep interface.

Topic Button
Menu

Keyboard
Tab

Touchscreen Front Panel (Home Screen)

Help Button

Title Bar

Enable/
Disable Print*

Topic
Button Tab

Print and
Operating
Symbols

Qube Life
Hours and
Time to Next
Inspection

Note:

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Topic Buttons Hidden

*Button function
differs, refer to
"general purpose
buttons" table on
page 2-26 for
function

Qube Life Hours does not display until the


printer has been running for 30 days.

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DESCRIPTION

Send to
Print*

Connectivity
Symbols

Working Area

Function
Buttons

Status/Alert
Bar
Zoom
Topic Button
Tab

Outline

Screen Number
Cursor and
Select
buttons

Keyboard
Tab

Keyboard

Keyboard Displayed

*Button function
differs, refer to
"general purpose
buttons" table on
page 2-26 for
function

SVGA Screen Display

Function buttons will appear automatically when required, such as the select
buttons, back-up button, softkey buttons, menu and keyboard tabs, etc. As
shown in the second screen above, buttons such as Outline and Zoom will
appear in the relevant menu (in this case Message Editor). The cursor buttons
allow the cursor to be positioned within the message, either per component,
per page or to the end/beginning of the message.

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DESCRIPTION

OSK Setting The OSK (On Screen Keyboard) can be changed in the
SVGA printer. There are seven keyboard layouts to select from: Latin
(Roman), Greek, Cyrillic, Arabic, Chinese, Japanese and Korean.
To set the OSK, within the Machine Set-up menu
select: Configuration
> Regional Settings >Keyboard Options> OSK Set-up. Select the required OSK
from the list and press OK.
The keyboard should now automatically display in the selected OSK type.

QVGA
The printer is controlled through the front panel. There are two types of
buttons:
Permanent buttons with fixed functions (these form the majority of
buttons)
Function buttons (softkeys) with functions that can change under
software control.
The main areas of the QVGA front panel are identified in the diagram below.
Function Buttons
(Softkeys)

Display

Cursor Buttons

Power
Button
Select
Button

Start/
Stop
Button

Help
Send to
Print

Character
Set Buttons
i-Tech_0004.eps

Data Entry Buttons

Currency Button

Topic Button

Front Panel Keyboard Layout

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DESCRIPTION

The display presentation has the following basic structure:


Screen Number
Connectivity
Symbols
Title Bar
Scroll Bar

Softkeys

Status/Alert
Bar

Working Area

Print and
Operating
Symbols

Display Presentation (QVGA)

Status/Alert bar shows status information. When a printer alert is raised, it


displays alert information. When the alert condition is cleared, the alert
message is cleared (and status will be displayed). If two or more alerts exist
simultaneously, the highest priority alert is displayed; if both are the same
priority then the most recent will be displayed. Display messages are detailed
in PART 5 : DISPLAY MESSAGES AND FAULT FINDING.
Working area provides a general presentation area for the function in use.
Softkeys. Up to four options display, in QVGA these correspond to the four
function buttons immediately to the left of the screen. For SVGA simply
press the touchscreen.
Screen number provides a numerical identity for each screen.
Scroll bar shows that the screen detail, in the working area, extends off the
display. Either use the up and down cursor buttons in QVGA or press above
or below the scroll bar tab in SVGA to show the hidden detail.
Print and operating symbols show the printer status, a print symbol
indicates that the printer is ready to print, an alert symbol indicates that there
is an unacknowledged alert. See table below.
Connectivity symbols show items that are connected to the printer. USB
indicates that a USB device is fitted. See following table.

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DESCRIPTION

QVGA
Icon

SVGA
Icon

Description

Connectivity (top right of screen)

Service or Feature Key is fitted


USB

Print/Operating (lower left of screen)

Jet On
Jet Off
Printer is printing
Transitional status (i.e. printer is going from Jet On to
Jet Off)
The printer software is communicating with the front
panel (normal operation)

N/A

A remote connection to the printer is established.


(Disconnect before carrying out any cleaning or
maintenance on the printer)
Caps Lock is on (QVGA only)

N/A

Unicode button (SVGA, contained within the numeric


keyboard) or Unicode is active (QVGA)
Unicode and Caps Lock is active (QVGA only)
Qube 1st warning - there are 24 hours remaining in
the Qube.
Qube 2nd warning - there are 2 hours remaining in
the Qube.
The Qube has expired and must be changed
immediately.

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DESCRIPTION

Start/Stop

The start/stop button is pressed to enable the printer to enter a ready to print
status. It is necessary to press the switch for at least 2-3 seconds as a
precaution against accidental use. The switch also carries a blue indicator.
Red Alert Indicator shows that the printer has a fault which prevents
printing. The indicator flashes (the beacon, if fitted, is steady state) while the
alert is unacknowledged and is extinguished when the fault is cleared.
Amber Alert Indicator shows that the printer has a fault that requires
attention. The indicator flashes (the beacon, if fitted, is steady state) while the
alert is unacknowledged and is extinguished when the fault is cleared.

Topic Buttons
Each topic button opens sets of screen options. The location of the topic
buttons are shown in diagrams on page 2-22 (QVGA) and page 2-20 (SVGA)
and are described in detail in PART 3 : Screen Descriptions.
Message Editor

Provides access to the message


creation utilities.

Message Store

Provides access to the stored


messages. Use to save messages.

Print Parameters

Provides access to the utilities


controlling the message being
printed, e.g. message orientation.
These parameters are saved with
the message.
Provides access to the printer for
the Service engineer for Service
and printer setup.

Machine Setup
and Service
Lockout

When security is set, this button


will log out the current user.

Home

Pressing this button from most


screens will revert the printer
back to the Home screen.

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DESCRIPTION

General Purpose Buttons


Power On/Off

Start/Stop

Cursor
Buttons

Select Button

Function
Buttons
(QVGA only)
Back

Send to Print
(Enable/
Disable Print)

Delete Button

+3

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Outline
Button (SVGA
only). Button
combination
for QVGA

Switches power on to the printer.


It will initialise the printer to a
standby state. If pressed for 2
seconds whilst on, the printer will
carry out a shut-down procedure
and power off, if pressed for 10
seconds it will cause the printer to
perform an emergency shut-down.
Powers the printer to a ready to
print state. If pressed whilst in a
ready to print state, it will take the
printer to a standby state.
Four buttons used to move the
cursor around the screen.

Select the currently highlighted


option, either inserting it into the
message or opening the properties.
Select softkey option on the screen
to the right.
Press to go up a menu level.

From Message Editor, Message


Store, and some areas of print
parameters, this sends the currently
selected message to print.
From the home screen, this enables
and disables the printing.
Deletes entries immediately to the
left of the cursor.
Within the Message Editor, puts an
outline around each individual
component (such as dates, text) in
the message.

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DESCRIPTION

Alternative
Character Set Top Left
(Blue)
Alternative
Character Set Top Right
(Green)

Press this button to select the top


left blue character on character
button on QVGA or change the
keyboard to show alternative
character set 1 on SVGA
Press this button to select the top
right green character on each
character button on QVGA or
change the keyboard to show
alternative character set 2 on
SVGA. (Arabic only - Turns on
Arabic keyboard. Default is top
right characters. Press and hold
black, red and blue for alternative
characters. Press again to return to
Latin keyboard).

Alternative
Character Set lower Right Red (QVGA
Arabic only )

Press this button to select the lower


right red character on each
character button on QVGA.

Numeric
Keyboard
SVGA
Unicode Entry
SVGA

Press this button to change the


keyboard layout to show the
numeric buttons on the keyboard
Within the Numeric keyboard, use
this button to enter Unicode
characters.
Press these buttons to switch
between alphabetic or qwerty
keyboard layout

Alphabetic or
Qwerty
Keyboard
SVGA
Shift Lock
Button
Shift Button
(QVGA only)

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Changes characters to lower case


until pressed again to return to
upper case characters.
Hold down to change the
character case (from upper to
lower or vice versa).

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DESCRIPTION

Shift Button/
Alternative
Character Set
button
(QVGA
Arabic only)

Use to select the lower left black


character on character buttons on
QVGA. Use as shift button when
Arabic keyboard turned off.

Alert Button
(Membrane
Button)

Opens the alerts list. Alerts can be


acknowledged within this
dialogue.

Help Button
Help Button

Provides access to help


information concerned with the
current menu screen.

Currency
Button

Provides entry for currency


characters. Pressing this button
generates minor currency symbols
(e.g. p, c, etc.) pressing with the
Shift button generates the major
currency symbol (e.g. , $, etc.)

Currency Button

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DESCRIPTION

Lockout
Pressing the Lockout button prevents unauthorised changes through the front
panel or interference with the printer while it is unattended. With Lockout
selected, control of the printer is restricted to switching on, switching off and
inspecting the message being printed. Access to all other functions requires
the use of the appropriate password, provided this has been set, users can log
in and have access according to their access rights. An administrator can setup new users, see page 3-58. Only administrators have access to the security
setup area of the printer.
To enable the lockout function, security must be enabled within the Machine
Setup area (see page 3-53).

Lockout Screen

Password System
Entry to the Lockout area of printer control is unrestricted, all other areas can,
if required, be protected by password. It is advisable to create a new
administrator with a unique name and password to allow the default
administrator and password to remain unchanged, therefore in the event of the
password being forgotten it will still be possible to log in as an administrator
using these default settings.
A user can change their password using this screen (see above).

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DESCRIPTION

Unicode Character Entry


QVGA
Certain characters, that are not represented by a button, are available for
printing. They can be entered into the Message Editor or a data entry dialog
using their Unicode identity.
+
This is done by holding down both
alternative character set
buttons. Use the left, right buttons to select or X. Selecting will turn on
the Unicode entry mode, this is confirmed by "U" being displayed in the
lower right of the screen. The printer can now accept unicode values. Enter
the required 4 digit unicode value (hex) e.g 00A5 is the Japanese Yen symbol,
+
then press
again, the printer will prompt to confirm the unicode
value entered, highlight the tick ( ) and press the select
button to enter
into the message. Repeat this for further character entries.
Pressing the shift lock button will change the Unicode icon to
that both Unicode and Caps lock are active.

, showing

To exit the Unicode mode, press both alternative character set buttons again.

SVGA
A unicode symbol
on the numeric keyboard of the SVGA printers allows
unicode to be entered directly. Press the unicode button located within the
numeric buttons on the keyboard, then enter the unicode value.

Common Unicode Characters


00A3 Pound (Sterling)

20AA

Shekel (Israel)

0024

20AB

Dong (Vietnam)

00A2 Cent (US)

20A2

Cruzerio (Brazil)

00A5 Yen (Japan)

20A6

Naira (Nigeria)

20AC Euro

20A8

Rupee

20A1 Colon (Costa Rica)

20A9

Won (South Korea)

Dollar (US)

Importing and Exporting Data


USB
A USB device can be used to back-up and restore all of the configuration data
of the printer. A selection of back-up types are available: Full, Service and
Messages. Refer to page 3-77.

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DESCRIPTION

Connectivity
Connectivity allows remote browsing of the printer and can be used to assist
engineers in diagnosing any issue with the printer, using a direct cable
connection or LAN connection to a web browser.
The Ethernet settings in the printer need to be set (normally this will involve
the local network administrator). In the Machine Set-up menu, navigate to
the Ethernet screen: Configuration > Comms > Ethernet to display the
following screens:

Set the Ethernet port to Enable. Then set the configuration to either DHCP
or Static (depending on your network configuration).
If set to Static, enter the details on the second screen as required (obtain these
from your local network administrator).
Note:

If using DHCP in order to operate correctly, BOOTP messages must be


,
able to reach the network's DHCP server and the DHCP server must be
set to update DNS.

The printer must be restarted in order for these settings to take effect.
To view the printer details using a connected PC, the Web Server must be
enabled on the printer. Within the Machine Set-up menu, select the
following: Configuration > Comms > Web Server. Set the Web Server to be
Enabled.
Once the printer has been configured, it can be viewed via a PC running
Microsoft Internet Explorer (minimum Version 6.0), connected either
directly or on the same network (see examples of connecting on following
pages).
In the address bar, enter the IP address (or host name (only with DNS)) of the
printer, e.g. http://192.0.201.204 or Domino and the home screen (as shown
below) should display.

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DESCRIPTION

Web Server Home Screen

Web Server Machine Set-up Screen

Email Alerts
Certain alerts can be set so that an email is sent to the specified email address
when they are raised and can also be sent when the alert is acknowledged.
Refer to page 3-76.

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DESCRIPTION

Connectivity Diagrams
Cat.5 UTP RJ45 Cross Cable

Standard PC IP Address Fixed


(192.168.1.a)

IP Address Fixed
(192.168.1.b)

Single printer to single PC (max 1 printer) PC not connected to network

Network card 2
IP Address Fixed or
dynamic
Cat.5 UTP RJ45
Cable

Cat.5 UTP
RJ45 Cable

Network

Cat.5 UTP RJ45 Cross Cable


Network card 1
IP Address Fixed
(192.168.1.a)

IP Address Fixed
(192.168.1.b)

Standard PC fitted with


2 network cards

Single printer to single PC (max 1 printer) PC connected to network

Cat.5 UTP
RJ45 Cable
Cat.5 UTP RJ45 Cable

Cat.5 UTP
RJ45 Cable
Standard PC IP Address

IP Address Fixed

Cat.5 UTP RJ45 Cable


Standard PC IP Address
IP Address Fixed

10/100 Ethernet

Cat.5 UTP RJ45 Cable


IP Address Fixed

Multiple printers to PC through switch. PC not connected to network

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DESCRIPTION

Cat.5 UTP RJ45 Cable


IP Address Fixed
(192.168.1.b)
Standard PC
IP Address fixed or
dynamic (192.168.1.a)
Cat.5 UTP
RJ45 Cable

Cat.5 UTP RJ45 Cable


IP Address Fixed
(192.168.1.c)

DHCP network
server

Cat.5 UTP RJ45 Cable


Network
10/100 Ethernet
network switch

IP Address Fixed
(192.168.1.d)

Multiple printers to PC through switch. PC connected to network

Cat.5 UTP RJ45 Cable

IP Address Fixed
Standard PC

Network
Cat.5 UTP
Cat.5 UTP RJ45 Cable

IP Address Fixed

DHCP network Cat.5 UTP

Cat.5 UTP RJ45 Cable


IP Address Fixed

Multiple printers to PC through network

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PART 3 : SCREEN DESCRIPTIONS


CONTENTS
Page
QUICKSTEP INTERFACE - MENU STRUCTURE .................... 3-5
Introduction ...................................................................................
Customer Benefits .....................................................................

3-5
3-5

Operator Level ...............................................................................


Status Bar ...................................................................................
Start\Stop Button ......................................................................
Select Message ...........................................................................

3-5
3-6
3-6
3-6

Job Data ..................................................................................... 3-7


Printer Data ............................................................................... 3-7
Ink Data .................................................................................... 3-7
QUICKSTEP MENU MAPS ............................................................ 3-9
STANDARD INTERFACE - MENU STRUCTURE .................... 3-11
General information .......................................................................
QVGA ......................................................................................
SVGA (Touchscreen) .................................................................
STANDARD INTERFACE MENU MAPS .....................................
SCREEN DESCRIPTIONS .............................................................
HOME SCREEN ..............................................................................
MESSAGE EDITOR .........................................................................

3-11
3-11
3-11
3-13
3-17
3-17
3-18

Font Options ................................................................................. 3-18


Font Height ............................................................................... 3-19
Bold .......................................................................................... 3-19
InterChar Gap ............................................................................ 3-20
Select Message Format Set ......................................................... 3-20
Clock ............................................................................................. 3-20
Insert Date Field ........................................................................ 3-21
Insert Time Field ........................................................................ 3-24
Clock Offsets.............................................................................. 3-26
Shift Code ................................................................................. 3-26
Special Field ................................................................................... 3-27
Serial Number ........................................................................... 3-27
Custom Scripts ........................................................................... 3-29
Barcodes..................................................................................... 3-30
2D Codes .................................................................................. 3-32

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Screen Descriptions

Logo........................................................................................... 3-34
Prompted/Text Field/Password .................................................. 3-36
Save Current Message ....................................................................
Clear Message ................................................................................
PRINT PARAMETERS ...................................................................
Print Offset ....................................................................................
Print Delay .....................................................................................
Print Width/Height .......................................................................
Print Height ..............................................................................
Print Width ...............................................................................

3-39
3-40
3-41
3-41
3-41
3-42
3-42
3-42

Counter Control ........................................................................ 3-43


Message Orientation ......................................................................
Reverse Printing.........................................................................
Invert Printing ...........................................................................
Invert (Counted) ........................................................................
Repeat Printing .........................................................................

3-43
3-44
3-45
3-45
3-46

Repeat Counted ......................................................................... 3-47


Repeat Continuous ................................................................... 3-47
Dynamic Repeat Pitch .............................................................. 3-48
Machine Print Settings ...................................................................
MESSAGE STORE ...........................................................................
Message Details ..............................................................................
Message Store Manager ..................................................................
Store Manager ...........................................................................
Import/Export ..........................................................................

3-48
3-49
3-49
3-50
3-50
3-51

User Port.................................................................................... 3-52


Save Message ..................................................................................
Search ............................................................................................
MACHINE SETUP ...........................................................................
Production Data .............................................................................
Change Qube ............................................................................
Fluids Information .....................................................................

3-52
3-52
3-53
3-53
3-53
3-53

Statistics...................................................................................... 3-54
Reset Counter ........................................................................... 3-54
Interval Management .................................................................. 3-55
Service ........................................................................................... 3-56
Install Option ............................................................................ 3-56
System Configuration ................................................................ 3-56

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Hardware (Service Key Only) .................................................... 3-64


Diagnostics ................................................................................ 3-64
Adjustment ................................................................................ 3-66
Configuration ................................................................................
User Configuration ....................................................................
Regional Settings ......................................................................
Machine Print Settings ..............................................................

3-68
3-68
3-70
3-72

Communications ........................................................................ 3-74


Back-up .........................................................................................
Back-up to USB ........................................................................
Restore Options ........................................................................
Configure Upgrade ....................................................................
Software Upgrade ......................................................................

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3-77
3-77
3-78

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QUICKSTEP INTERFACE - MENU


STRUCTURE
Two interfaces are currently available for the SVGA:
(1) QuickStep interface described here and,
(2) The Standard Interface described on page 3-11.
Note:

To switch between the Standard UI and the QuickStep UI press the


button located on the Standard UI drop down menu and
QuickStep interface.

Introduction
For customers looking for increased productivity from their industrial coders
and printers, Domino has developed QuickStep - the most intuitive user
interface on the market. With QuickStep, training, set up times and coding
errors are all reduced.

Customer Benefits
Less operator training and supervision. All buttons in QuickStep are
clearly labelled, eliminating doubt when operating and helping to
eliminate errors.
Increased performance. QuickStep is simple and intuitive to use and is
structured so all main functions can be accessed with just 2 button
presses.
QuickStep will limit functionality depending on the level of the user.

Operator Level
QuickStep has a dedicated Operator Level that streamlines the functions
available and eliminates opportunities for human error
At Operator Level, QuickStep will allow:
The viewing of messages and their transfer to the printer
The entering of variable data into the messages (if authorised)
The viewing and acknowledging of alerts
The viewing of printer and job data
Changing consumables.
In addition the "Breadcrumb" trail allows easy navigation and the ability to
backtrack through the software options.

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Screen Descriptions

Status Bar

The Status Bar displays the printers current status. When an alert is raised, it
displays the alert information. Press the Status Bar to view the alert details.
When the alert condition is cleared, the alert message on the Status Bar is also
cleared (and the printer status will be displayed). If two or more alerts exist
simultaneously, the highest priority alert is displayed; if both are the same
priority then the most recent will be displayed. Display messages are detailed
in PART 5 : DISPLAY MESSAGES AND FAULT FINDING.

Start\Stop Button

The start/stop button is pressed to enable the printer to enter a ready to print
status. It is necessary to press the switch for at least 2-3 seconds as a
precaution against accidental use. The switch also carries a blue indicator.

Select Message

Use the left hand side of the screen to navigate through message stores and
lists of available graphics.
Select a message by clicking on it and preview. Use the Zoom buttons to view
details. Return to the Message store to select an alternative message.
Use the Send to Print button to print the message.

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Job Data

Statistics
View print details such as the current message being printed, and print and
stroke rates.
Counters
Two counters are provided. These can be enabled or disabled and also set to
user defined values.

Printer Data

Provides basic printer information such as printer model, serial number, IP


address and User Interface version information.

Ink Data

Provides useful ink data including ink and make-up type, ink and make-up
levels, machine and jet hours run, remaining Qube life and time to next
inspection.
Allows replacement of ink and make-up cartridges and also the replacement
of the Qube.

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Note:
Home
Screen

If two or more alerts exist simultaneously,


the highest priority alert is displayed; if both
are the same priority then the most recent
will be displayed.

Diagnostic Alerts are colour


coded for severity.

The printer status is displayed using the


beacon colours. Press to view any
diagnostic Alerts.

Start\Stop
Button

View
communication
port\USB
connectivity and
security status

Breadcrumb Trail allows


easy navigation and backtracking through the
software.

Locks the screen. All user


buttons will be greyed out.
Returns to
Standard User
Interface

QuickStep User Interface - Main Buttons

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The four main interface buttons

Job Data

Printer Data

Information on:

Information on:

Statistics

Printer

Refer to Statistics on page


3-54.
Setting Counters
Select Message

Refer to Counter Control


on page 3-43.

User Interface
Refer to Machine Setup
on page 3-53 and Standard
Interface - Menu Structure
on page 3-11.

Information on:

Ink Data

Viewing Message
Stores.

Information on:
Qube

Selecting and viewing a


message

Ink and Make-up cartridges

Refer to Message Store


Manager on page 3-50.

Replacement procedures
Refer to Machine Setup on page
3-53 and Cartridge and Qube
Replacement on page 4-5.

Printing a message
Refer to To Print the
Message on page 4-13.
QuickStep User Interface - Main Buttons

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STANDARD INTERFACE - MENU


STRUCTURE
General information
Following is a reference section detailing the screens appearing on the front
panel display.
To display the screens shown, press the button sequence shown in the margin.
To increment or decrement values or to change preset conditions, the
(left/right) buttons should be used.
Note that some settings also have ! next to the
buttons. This indicates
that these settings are dynamic and will change instantly.
To access the properties of the currently selected object, i.e. within the
message editor, press the
(select) button. This will open the properties
for that selection, enabling appropriate settings to be changed or viewed.
Characters can be removed using the
(delete) button, the delete button
will remove the character immediately to the left of the cursor.

QVGA
To move the cursor to the next line, use the
(up/down) buttons. For
multi-page dialogues, using the
(shift+down) and
+
+
(shift+up) will move the whole dialogue down or up a screen at a time.
The contrast/brightness of the screen can be adjusted for comfort. To enter
into the adjust mode, use the following button combination
. Both
+
the red and amber LEDs on the membrane will illuminate, then use the
(left/right) buttons to increase or decrease the brightness and
(up/down) buttons to increase or decrease the contrast.
Pressing the Select
button will save these settings, exiting using shift and
printer setup again will temporarily use these settings but will revert back to
the original settings on restart of the printer. Use the same button
combination ( +
) to exit the adjust mode.

SVGA (Touchscreen)
The software layout and functions of the SVGA are the same as the QVGA
screen, the major difference being that all but three buttons appear on the
touchscreen itself. Refer also to page 2-19 for details of the screen structure.
The topic buttons are all contained within a pull down bar at the top left of
the screen using the
tab. The keyboard facilities are accessed via the
tab at the bottom right of the screen. The various keyboard layouts can
be switched using the following buttons
. By default, the
keyboards in both QVGA and SVGA have the shift lock on (uppercase). To
change to lowercase in the SVGA, use the shift lock
, it will change as
follows to show shift lock off
.

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In certain multi-page screens, a scroll tab will appear to the right of the screen,
press below the tab to move to the next screen or above to move back to the
previous screen.
Due to the limitations of touchscreen technology, button combinations are
not possible with SVGA. These functions, such as the LCD brightness are
accessed via the menu structure:
LCD Brightness
The brightness of the SVGA screen can be adjusted via the Machine Set-up
menu
. Select Config
> User Config > Editor View >
. The
brightness can be adjusted in real time in this screen.

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Notes: (1) The Message Editor is used to enter items


into the message, i.e. what is printed.
Use the following menus to input items into
the message.

MESSAGE EDITOR

Font Options

Insert Clock
Options

page 3-18

page 3-20

Insert Special
Field
page 3-27

(2) Some items within the Message Editor can


be switched off or hidden. Refer to the
Configuration area of the Machine Set-up
(see page 3-68).

Save/Clear
Current Message
page 3-39
INSERT SPECIAL FIELD

Insert Serial #

INSERT CLOCK OPTIONS

page 3-27
Date

Clock Offset

Time

page 3-21 page 3-24

Prompted/Text
Field/Password
page 3-36

Logo
page 3-34

Prompted/Text Field/Password

Shift Code

page 3-26

Custom Script
or Barcode
page 3-29

page 3-26

Insert
Text Field

Insert
Prompted Field
LOGO
Edit

CLOCK OFFSET

New

Insert
Password Field

Delete

Change
BARCODE/SCRIPT

page 3-34

page 3-26
INSERT TIME FIELD
New
Properties Edit
page 3-24
INSERT DATE FIELD
New
Properties Edit
page 3-21

Custom
Scripts

Alpha
Hours

Barcode

2D Code
Insert 2D Code
Edit
New

page 3-25

Date
Names

page 3-22
DATE NAMES
Month
Day
Names Names
page 3-23

Delete

Insert Custom Script


Properties Delete Persistent
Data

INSERT SERIAL NUMBER


Edit
Properties

NEW/EDIT 2D CODE
Special
Field
New
SPECIAL FIELD
Date Time
Serial
Number

page 3-27

Edit Serial Number


Advanced

Barcode
New

Edit

Other

Delete

FONT OPTIONS
page 3-28
Height

Bold

page 3-19

page 3-19

Inter Character
Gap
page 3-20

Message
Format
page 3-20

New Serial Number


Advanced

Other
NEW/EDIT BARCODE
Advanced
Special
Field

SPECIAL FIELD
Date Time
Serial
Number

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Insert
ASCII

Insert
Text Field

Custom
Scripts

Other

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PRINT PARAMETERS

Note:

Machine Counters
/ Print Size

Print
Offset
page 3-41

Message
Orientation

Machine Print
Settings
page 3-48

page 3-43

page 3-42

Print Parameters are used to set how


the message prints, i.e. orientation,
offsets, etc.

See Machine Set-up > Configuration > Machine Print Settings, on next page
MESSAGE ORIENTATION
Inverse
Invert
Reverse
Video

Repeat

page 3-44 page 3-45 page 3-46 page 3-46


MACHINE COUNTERS / PRINT SIZE

Serial Number
Control
page 3-29

Default Print
Height

Print Width

page 3-42

page 3-42

SET THE PRINT OFFSET


Print
Delay

Forward
Offset

page 3-41

Reverse
Offset

page 3-41

MESSAGE STORE

Search
page 3-48

Store
Manager
page 3-50

Save
Message
page 3-52

MESSAGE STORE MANAGER


Delete
Store
Import/
Message
Manager
Export

Message
Details
page 3-49
User
Port

Note: User Port only visible with


User Port fitted.

page 3-52
STORE MANAGER
New

Edit
Store

Convert
Message
Store

Storage
Details

IMPORT/EXPORT
Import
Export
From
To

USER PORT - MESSAGE STORE


Take
Put
Change
Messages Messages
Slot
Off Line
Online

Folder
Options

page
3-51

FOLDER OPTIONS

Delete

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Create
Folder

IMPORT MESSAGES

EDIT STORE
Rename

Empty

EXPORT MESSAGES
Export
Select All
Message
Message Details
Store

Import As
New Store
Export

Message
Details

Select All

Delete
Folder

Rename
Folder

Import

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MACHINE SET-UP

Production
page 3-53

PRODUCTION DATA
Interval
Fluid
Fluids Statistics
Management
Management Info
page 3-53

Service
page 3-56

BACKUP
Backup to Restore Configure Software
Options Upgrade Upgrade
USB

Backup
page 3-77

Configuration
page 3-68

CONFIGURATION
Regional
User
Settings
Config

page 3-53

PRODUCTION STATISTICS
Ink
Reset
View
Log
Count
Logs

INTERVAL MANAGEMENT
Service Inspection Custom Ink
Key
Change
Interval
Options
Alerts

page 3-69

page 3-69

page 3-69

CONFIGURE ALERTS
Change

page 3-56 page 3-56

page 3-56 page 3-56

page 3-74 page 3-76 page 3-76 page 3-76

MASTER CLOCK
Date Format

ADJUSTMENT
Modulation Pressure
Hardware

External
I/F

Advanced

page 3-62 page 3-63 page 3-63

MODULATION/PRESSURE
Print
Print
Reset
Once Continuous

Duo Models
Only
Service Key
Required
SVGA
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INK SYSTEM
View
Change
TCNs
Ink

View
Notes

EMAIL ALERTS
Select
Email
Alerts
Settings

MACHINE PRINT HEIGHT/WIDTH


Default Print
Print
Height
Width
page 3-72

page 3-69
EDITOR VIEW

MACHINE ORIENTATION/BOLD/I CHAR GAP


Set
Set
Invert
Reverse
Set Bold Set I Char Gap
Machine
Options

Clock

LCD

Logo
DEFAULT MACHINE SETTINGS
Clock
Set Clock Dep Print
Repeat Options Offsets Inserts

page 3-68
MACHINE

SELF TEST OPTIONS


Jet
Wizards
Run
Options
Test

Ink
Details

SERVICE PORT
Advanced

Web server

MACHINE PRINT SETTINGS


Orientation Default Machine
Print
Print
Settings
/Bold/
Height/Width
Delay
I Char Gap
page 3-73
page 3-72 page 3-72 page 3-73

Model
Image

MESSAGE VIEWS
Message
Message
Preview
Monitor

Text Field

Serial Number Custom Script

Barcode /
2D Codes

CLOCK DEPENDANT OPTIONS

page 3-68

page 3-65 page 3-65


HARDWARE
Start/Stop
Options

ETHERNET
Advanced

Email
Alerts

page 3-69

page 3-64

ADVANCED
Print
Print
Once Continuous

Reset
Backlash
Count

HOME SCREEN
Printer Contact
Serial
Details
Number

page 3-66 page 3-67 page 3-61 page 3-67

Advanced
I/F

KEYBOARD OPTIONS
IME Setup OSK Setup

Serial
Port

page 3-76

page 3-57

Note: User Port only


visible with User
Port fitted.

page 3-74
COMMS
Ethernet

page 3-64 page 3-66

SOFTWARE CONFIGURATION
Printer Behavioural Advanced
Message
Version
Config
Format

Encoder

Comms

REGIONAL SETTINGS
Currency
Master
Prompt
Keyboard
Clock
Language Options

SERVICE
Install System Diagnostics Adjustment
Options Config

SYSTEM CONFIGURATION
External
Security
Software
I/F
Access
Config

EXTERNAL I/F
User Port Product
Detect

Machine
Print
Settings
page 3-72

page 3-70 page 3-70 page 3-71 page 3-71


Energy
Save

page 3-56

page 3-56

Configure
Alerts

page 3-68

page 3-54

INSTALL OPTIONS
Air
Peltier
Dryer

page 3-68 page 3-70

USER CONFIGURATION
Message
Home
Editor
Views
Screen
View

page 3-78

page 3-77

Clock Offsets

SERVICE JET OPTIONS


Manual
Fast
Sequence Sequence
Mode
Shutdown
Off
To

MANUAL MODE
Flush
Printer

Shift Codes
DEFAULT PRINT OFFSET

CLOCK INSERTS

Date

Time
page 3-68

Shift Code

Region
Offset

Forward
Offset

Reverse
Offset

CLOCK INSERTS
Day
Month
Names Names

Alpha
Hours

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SCREEN DESCRIPTIONS
The following descriptions are shown using the standard screen, however the
layout and functions are the same unless otherwise stated.
As shown on the menu maps on the previous pages, settings in the Message
Editor and Print Parameters (unless otherwise stated) are saved with the
individual messages. To alter the (default) settings for the printer, use the
Print Setup menu. The Print Setup menu affects all messages.

HOME SCREEN
At Start-up or when the Home button is
pressed, the printer will display the home
screen. The home screen is configurable as
described in the Machine Setup area of the
printer (refer to page 3-53).
The Home screen may display two icons in
the lower left part of the screen.
Time to next inspection. This feature can be configured as part of the
Alerts configuration as described page 3-68.
Estimated remaining Qube life. This icon only appears after the printer
has been running for 30 days. After this period the i-Tech ink system has
collected sufficient data to extrapolate a Qube replacement date. This
date can change depending on further print usage rates.
The Home screen also displays the print status, which by displaying the
message name that is to be printed or other indications of status, such as:

"Waiting to print: Message from Editor" because a message has been put
online from within the Message Editor

"Waiting to print: Message from Ext Source" when a message has been
sent from an external source

"<User Port Control>" when the messages are being sent via the user
port.
When the printer receives a print signal, and the message monitor is enabled,
an example of the message will display rather than just the message name.
With this screen displayed the "Send to Print" button acts to disable and enable
the printing.

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MESSAGE EDITOR
Note:This area is configurable, therefore some
buttons may not appear. These are set in the
Machine Setup area, see page 3-68.
Access to Message Editor can be controlled
by password (see page 3-58).
The Message Editor is used to build or
modify the message content, all settings are
saved with the message.
Enter text using the keyboard. Beneath the text is a graphic showing the type
of information highlighted (in this instance it is a text field that is
highlighted). Alongside these graphics are representations of the message
format type (in this instance 7 drop mixed, twin line, high quality 75 micron)
and the direction and orientation of the text (left to right in this example).
If an entry, such as a serial number, is highlighted, it is possible to press the
select
button to display the properties that can be edited for that
selection.
In QVGA screens, if a long message is entered into the message editor, it is
possible to jump to the end of the message by using the green alternative
+
character button and the left scroll button combination (
), or jump
+
back to the beginning by using the left arrow instead of the right(
).
It is also possible to jump a screen at a time using the shift and the left or right
scroll button.
Other entries, such as dates (see page 3-21), logos (see page 3-34), etc. can be
included in the message.
If the message has been saved, the saved name will appear above the message.
The zoom ratio is also displayed (2:1 in this example). Refer to page 3-68 to
set this zoom ratio. This will zoom in or out of the message when viewed in
the message editor screen.

Font Options
It is possible to format the message. This
menu allows access to: Font Height, Bold,
Inter Character Gap and Message Format
Set.
Select the option required from the softkeys
on the left of the screen.
Note:These will affect subsequent entries into the
message editor and not any previous entries.

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Font Height
The print (font) height (number of drops
high) can be changed. This is dependant on
which rasters (message formats) are available
on the printer. Use either the
buttons to change, or press the
button
to show the list of options available, use the
buttons to move to the required
setting, then press select again. Press OK to
accept changes and return to the message editor where the cursor will now be
the required height, or Cancel to return to the previous screen without
accepting changes.
To move the cursor between lines, use the
buttons. Note that the
text anchors from the top line, therefore the cursor must be on the top line to
move from a smaller font to a larger font within the message.

Bold
The message can be printed in bold.
Bold Width (Strokes): The number of extra
strokes can be set. This means that instead of
1 line of (vertical) drops, the printer will
print the extra selected number. Use the
cursor buttons
to select the
number of extra strokes in the range 0 (no
extra strokes) to 3 (3 extra strokes).
A suggested amount would be 1.
To remove the bold option set the Bold Width (Strokes) to zero.
Press OK to accept the changes.

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InterChar Gap
The distance between each character in the
message can be increased or decreased. If set
to on, enter the distance required (gap
count) between characters. Press OK to
accept the changes.

Select Message Format Set


Up to 8 message formats (the message
format set) can be stored locally in the
printer. Any of these can then be selected
for use.
The screen displays the current message
format, the details of this format can be
viewed by selecting the Show Details button.
To change the current message format,
either use the
buttons to change, or press the
select button to
show the list of options available, then use the
buttons to move to
required setting, then press select again. Depending on the current message
format, a prompt may appear to request current message to be saved.
Reset will reset all the message formats to the last saved (i.e as they were when
the screen was accessed).

Clock
Allows for the insertion of clock options.
Opens menu for Date related options
Opens menu for Time related options
Opens menu for Clock Offset options.
Opens menu for Shift Code options.

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Insert Date Field


Permits date information to be inserted into
the message. The format of the date and
date offset can be set. A list of common date
templates will be initially shown. These
formats can be hidden if not used, this is
done in the Machine Set-up area (see page
3-68).
Properties: Opens the properties menu for the
currently selected date format.
Edit: Opens the edit menu for the currently selected date format.
New: Opens the new date menu to create a new date format.
Date Names: Allows the day and/or month names to be changed from the
defaults for this message.
Properties

Properties

Allows the properties for the currently


selected date format to be changed, this will
automatically change to show any offsets
applied.
Offset: Assign one of four offsets to the date
format.
Language: Change the display language English, Arabic or Farsi.
Font: Select the required Font height.
Function buttons:
Delete: Will delete the current date format.

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Edit
Allows the currently highlighted date format
to be edited. An example is shown at the
bottom.
Name: Change the name of the format if
required.
Format: Change the date format. Use the
following codes:

Edit

Date Codes:
%A
%B
%C
%D

Date (01 to 31)


Day of Year (001 to 366)
Julian Year (0 to 9)
Year (00 to 99)

%G
%J
%K
%L

Month Name
Day Name
Week Number (01 to 53)
Day Number (1 to 7)

%E
%F

Year (1970 to 2038)


Month (01 to 12)

%P

Julian Day (001 to 366)

New
Allows creation of a new date format. An
example is shown at the bottom of the
screen.
Name: Enter required name.
Format: Enter date format - see table above
for date codes.

New

Date Names
Allows the day or month names used within
the message to be changed.
Defaults for these are set within the Machine
Set-up menu, which as standard are: Jan,
Feb, Mar, etc. and Mon, Tue, Wed, etc.
Day Names: Change the day names for use in
the message
Month Names: Change the month names

Date
Names

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Day Names

Change the day names for use within the


current message.
To change the defaults for the printer, refer
to Default Machine Settings On page 3-73.
Day 1 - Standard default is Mon.
Day 2 - Standard default is Tue, etc.

Date
Names

Day
Names

Month Names

Change the month names for use within the


current message.
To change the defaults for the printer, refer
to Default Machine Settings On page 3-73
Month 1 - Standard default is Jan.
Month 2 - Standard default is Feb, etc.

Date
Names

Month
Names

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Insert Time Field


Permits time information to be inserted into
the message. The format of the time and
offset can be set.
Properties: Opens the properties menu for the
currently selected time format.
Edit: Opens the edit menu for the currently
selected time format.
New: Opens the new time menu to create a
new time format.
Alpha Hours: Allows the alpha hours for the current message to be changed.
Properties
Allows the properties for the currently
selected time format to be changed. An
example is shown at the bottom, this will
automatically change to show any offsets
applied.
Properties

Note:Pressing delete will immediately delete the


selected time format.
Offset: Assign one of four offsets to the time format.
Language: Change the display language - English, Arabic or Farsi.
Font: Select the required font height.
Edit
Allows the currently highlighted time format
to be edited. An example is shown at the
bottom of the screen.
Name: Change the name of the format if
required.
Format: Change the time format. Use the
following codes:

Edit

Time Codes:
%H
%I
%M

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Hours (00 to 23)


Quarter Hours (01 to 96)
Minutes (0 to 59)

%N
%O

Seconds (0 to 59)
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New
Allows creation of a new time format. An
example is shown at the bottom.
Name: Enter required name.
Format: Enter time format - see above for
time codes.
New

Alpha Hours
Allows the alpha hours to be changed for use
within the current message. Defaults for
these are set within the Service menus,
which as standard are: A, B, C, etc.
To change the defaults for the printer, refer
to Default Machine Settings On page 3-73

Alpha
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Clock Offsets
Allows offsets to be entered into four clocks,
derived from the master clock. These clock
offsets can then be used by the date and time
fields.
Highlight required offset and press change to
change the clock offsets for the current
message, see below.
Change
Set the required offset(s) for the current
message. This can be in years, months,
weeks, days, hours or minutes. The month
can also be set to roll forward or back, this
means that if the following month has less
days it will either roll forward to the 1st of
the next month or back to the end of the last
month. i.e 31st Jan with 1 month offset
should be 31st Feb, so a forward month roll
will result in 1st March and a back month
roll will result in 28th Feb.
Name: Enter the name required for the
offset. Up to 15 alphanumeric characters.
Year Offset: Enter number of years offset,
0-99.
Month Offset: Enter number of months
offset, 0-36.

Change

Month Roll: Forward, Back.


Week Offset: Enter the number of weeks offset, 0-156.
Day Offset: Enter number of days offset, 0-1098.+
Hour Offset: Enter the number of hours offset, 0-69.
Minute Offset: Enter the number of minutes offset, 0-177.

Shift Code
Allows entry of a shift code into a message, it
is also possible to view the details of each
shift using the
scroll buttons. Shift
codes are set within the Machine Set-up
menu, refer also to page 4-18.
Use the
select button to insert a shift
code into the message.
The font size can also be adjusted, this
changes the size of the shift code entered into the message (depends on the
message format selected).

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Special Field
Special Fields, such as text fields, serial
numbers, and logos are inserted via this
menu.
Open menu for Prompted/Text Field/
Password.
Open menu for Serial Numbers.
Opens access to import Custom Scripts
or Barcodes.
Open menu for Logos.

Serial Number
Permits creation of a serial numbering
system and inserts it into the message.
Numbers can be numeric, alpha or
alphanumeric. Either select the required
serial number from the list and press the
Select button to insert into the message.

Function buttons:
Properties:
Edit:
New:
Counter Control:

Opens the properties of the highlighted serial


number.
Edit the highlighted serial number.
Create a new serial number.
Up to two serial numbers can be inserted into a
message, the counter control enables either of
these to be reset to its original settings.

Properties
Allows the properties of the serial number to
be changed.
Font: Select the required font height for the
serial number.
Note:Pressing delete will immediately delete the
selected serial number.

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Screen Descriptions

Edit/New

Edit or
New

Language:

Edit the settings for the selected serial


number. New will create a new serial
number.
Name: Enter the name required for a new
serial number.
First Limit: Starting value of the serial
number sequence
Second Limit: Finish value of the serial
number sequence.
Start Value: Initial starting value.
For
example, it may be required to restart a
sequence from a value other than the first
limit.
Leading Zeros: Select to have leading zeros
Step Size: Step size between successive
numbers.
Repeat Count:Number of extra times each
number will be repeated before stepping to
the next value.
Select English, Arabic or Farsi if a different
character language is required.

Advanced

Edit or
New

Advanced

Enables alphanumeric serial numbering to


be created. Alpha stepping will be reversed
if the first limit is beyond the second limit.
Two serial numbers can also be linked for
batch numbering.
Alpha: Select None/prefix/suffix/base (this
elects to have the alpha section as a prefix,
suffix or if base, the serial number will be
alpha only.
Batch Linked: For sequential numbering to
be carried across into a second serial number
sequence.
Precedence: Select Numeric/Alpha to select
which part of the number will be the least
significant part, i.e which part will
increment/decrement first.
First Limit: Enter alpha characters in a range
a-ZZ as starting value of sequence.
Second Limit: Enter alpha characters in range a-ZZ as finishing value of
sequence.
Lower Character: Enter alpha character in range a-Z as lower limit on least
significant character.
Upper Character:
Enter alpha character in range a-Z as upper
limit on least significant character.
Start Value:
Enter alpha characters in range a-ZZ.

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Custom Scripts
Custom scripts are special custom clocks and
serial numbers which are not available in the
printer. These are created externally and can
be imported via a USB memory device into
a message (please contact local Domino
office for details of creating custom scripts).
To import scripts, refer to page 3-77, note
that custom scripts must be contained within
the following folder structure on the USB
device: usb_updates\user\data\scripts.
Once imported, available scripts are
displayed, as shown. Below the list is a
description of the highlighted script. Select
the required script and press Select to insert
into the message.

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Barcodes
With no barcodes created, this screen will
only display the New softkey. Use this to
create a new barcode.

When barcodes have been created and saved,


a list of these is displayed. To enter an
existing barcode, highlight the required
barcode and press the
Select button to
insert into message.
Refer to page 3-32 for Linked field
information.
Select New to create a new barcode. Enter
the required name and then select the type
of barcode from the list.
Enter the required data in the Data field
according to the barcode criteria. These are
the components used to build the barcode.
Barcode information:
UPC A = numeric only, 12 digit chars max (1 digit number system, 5 digit
manufacturer code, 5 digit product code and 1 check digit).
UPC E = numeric only, is an 12 digit UPC A code that is compressed into a
6 digit UPC E code (a compressed version of UPC A, note that not all UPC
A codes can be compressed).
Code 39 = alphanumeric, can encode the 26 uppercase letterset (A to Z), the
numeric set (0 to 9) and 7 special characters (space $ - . / + %) may also
contain a check digit, but has no restriction on length.
Code 93 = alphanumeric, can encode the 26 uppercase letter set (A to Z),
the numeric set (0 to 9) and 7 special characters (space $ - . / + %), contains 2
check digits but has no restriction on length. Uses additional unique circle
codes ($), (%), (/) and (+) to encode the full ASCII set.
Code 128 = alphanumeric, can encode the full ASCII set Code sets A and B
and compresses double numeric digits Code set C, has no restriction on
length.
EAN 128 = As Code 128, except that after the start code there will be a
FUNC1 code, also () are not included in the coding.
EAN 13 = 13 numeric digits - 12 user specified and 1 check digit.
EAN 8 = 8 numeric digits - 7 user specified and 1 check digit.
2/5 Industrial = numeric only, has no restriction on length.
2/5 Interleaved = numeric only, has no restriction on length.
2/5 Standard = numeric only, has no restriction on length.

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2/5 Interleaved Bars = numeric only, has no restriction on length but has
bearer bars (one above and one below the barcode).
ITF 14 = 14 numeric digits using Interleaved Code 25 symbology
Note:

For variable length barcode symbologies, the printer has a limit of 64


characters.
If applicable, use Special Fields to insert a
date, time or serial number field within the
barcode.

For certain barcode types, i.e. EAN 128, a


scroll list containing the character sets will be
displayed as well as the Insert ASCII softkey.
This allows access to enter the ASCII code
for non-printable characters.
A character will appear in the barcode data
field to show the subset that is being used,
e.g. <A>.
Insert the ASCII value required (0 to 127).

For advanced settings, use the Advanced


softkey, this allows settings such as Human
Readable Code (HRC), Padding, Module
Width, etc. to be set.
HRC is the data that is contained within the
barcode, it is the actual information that will
be printed.
Padding enters 0s to the left of the barcode
data in cases where specific amounts of data
are needed.
The Check Digit is automatically calculated,
if enabled, and returns a value that is used to
ensure that the data has been scanned and
read correctly (note that some barcodes can
have more than one check digit).
The Module Width is the size of the smallest
element.
The Wide Ratio is the ratio of the wide to
narrow elements widths.
The Space Ratio is the ratio of the space to
the bars.

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Linked Field It is also possible to insert the

barcode data contained within a barcode


into the message
The Linked Field softkey will only display
when at least one barcode is inserted into the
message.
If more than one barcode is inserted into the
message, use the
buttons to select
the barcode whose information is required.
The barcodes are identified (numbered)
based on the order in which they were
inserted into the message.

2D Codes
With no 2D Codes created, this screen will
only display the New softkey. Use this to
create a new 2D Code.

When 2D Codes have been created and


saved, a list of these is displayed. To enter an
existing 2D Code, highlight the one
required and press the
Select button to
insert into message.

Select New to create a new 2D Code. Enter


the required name.
Enter the required data in the Data field
according to the 2D Code criteria. These
are the components used to build the 2D
Code.
2D Code information:
Data Matrix
ECC 200 = ASCII values 0 to 255 (extended ASCII 128 to 255). 1-64
characters (excluding check digits). Reed-Solomon check digit algorithm
(error correction).
Ten square symbols with even number of rows and columns in sizes (not
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32x32 (steps of 4 modules per side). Six rectangular symbol size versions (not
including quiet zones): 8x18 and 12x26 modules (1 data region), 8x32 and
12x36 modules (2 data regions) and 16x36 and 16x48 modules (2 data
regions).
QR Code
Square two-dimensional machine readable codes. Model 1 or 2. Error
correction level L, M, H or Q. Dimensions are 21x21, 25x25 or 29x29.
Payload (1-64): Any character in the range 0x000 - 0xFFFF: Characters in the
range 0xNN40 - 0xNNFC, where NN=0x81 - 0x9F or 0xE0 - 0xEA and
characters of the form 0xEBNN where NN= 0x00 - 0xBF, will be encoded
as Kanji (Shift JIS System).
Notes: (1) The printer can currently print 10x10, 12x12, 14x14, 16x16,
18x18, 20x20, 22x22, 24x24, 26x26, 32x32, 8x18, 8x32,
12x26, 12x36, 16x36, and 16x48 data matrix symbols. The amount
of data that can be contained within a data matrix symbol is dependant on
the data matrix size.
(2) The printer applies a limit of 64 characters to unrestricted codes.
If applicable, use Special Fields to insert a
date, time or serial number field or to insert
ASCII characters within the 2D Code.

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Logo
Initially, when no logos are saved, this screen
will be empty and only display the New
button. If there are logos saved in the store,
a list of these saved logos is displayed, and
further options are available. An example of
the logo is displayed at the bottom of the
screen.
Edit: Select the required logo and press
to open it in the logo editor.
New: Create a new logo.
Delete: Delete the highlighted logo.

Edit
This will open the selected logo in the logo
editor. Once edited, the logo can either be
saved over the existing logo or saved as a new
logo.
Dot Cont.: Turn on the pen continuously
(while using the cursor buttons to move)
Save As: Saves the logo as a new name.
Save: Save the changes made to the logo.

Edit

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New
Select the required width and height of the
logo area in pixels.
Width: Select the width required for the
logo.
Height: Select the height required for the
logo.

New

Logo Editor

New

Logo
Editor

A grid of the size specified is displayed. The


cursor can be moved around the grid, the
select button can then be used to insert a dot
in the required locations.
Beneath the grid is a key showing the zoom
ratio, dot continuous and the grid references.
Cancel: Returns to previous screen without
saving.
Dot Cont: Instead of using the select button to insert a dot, this switches on
the dot (pen) continuously, therefore moving the cursor around the grid will
create a line of dots.
Save/Save As: Save and name the logo.
Note:

See below for SVGA logo editor.

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Logo Editor (SVGA)


There are more functions for the
SVGA Logo Editor, please refer to the
Operation section page 4-27, for
details on creating a logo.
New

Logo
Editor

Prompted/Text Field/Password
Permits the insertion of a variable user
defined area into the message. This can be
either a prompted or text field. It also allows
access to the password control for the
message.

Prompted Field
Allows the insertion of a user prompted
field. Initially, the only option on this screen
will be New.
When a message containing a prompted field
is sent to print, the user will be prompted to
enter the data.
Pressing the New button will open the screen
to create a new prompted field.
The Type of prompted field can be either
Time, Date or Text.
Enter the name required - this is as it will
appear in the list to Insert.
The Input is the format of the data and offers
the following set formats:

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Input

Prompted Field
Type

Text

Mandatory numeric character 0-9

Text

Optional numeric character 0-9

Text

Mandatory alpha character A-Z or a-z

Text

Optional alpha character A-Z or a-z

Text

Mandatory alphanumeric character 0-9, A-Z


or a-z

Text

Optional alphanumeric character 0-9, A-Z or


a-z

Text

Mandatory any character

Text

Optional any character

.,/:-

Description

Text, Date and Time Separators (skipped on entry)

Text

Optional currency symbol Euro, Dollar,


Pound or Yen.

&

Text

Mandatory any character or space

DD

Date

Mandatory day of month 01-31

MM

Date

Mandatory two digit month 01-12

YY

Date

Mandatory two digit year 00-99

YYYY

Date

Mandatory four digit year 0000-9999

HH

Time

Mandatory two digit hour 00-23

MM

Time

Mandatory two digit minute 00-59

SS

Time

Mandatory two digit second 00-59

This is an example of a prompted field entry.


In this case, a prompted field named
"Prompt 1" has a mask of "AAaaa", so the
user will have to enter 2 mandatory alpha
numeric characters and 4 optional alpha
numeric characters (see table above). This
input information (A12XYZ in this
example) is then printed in the message.
When this message is in the Message Editor, it is displayed as AAaaaa.

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Updateable Text Field


Permits the insertion of a blank (open) area
into the message.
This allows other
information - for example pre-printed - to
show through the blank (open) area. It is
also possible to include information from an
external source, for example a check weigh
machine, into the text field area.
Text Field Length: Enter the length of the
required blank area in number of characters.
Type: Select either Padded or External.
Padded will insert a blank space into the
message, external will allow data from an
external source to be input into the area
within the message.
Font: Select the required height of the text
field - this will vary depending on the print
formats loaded into the printer.
If External is selected, the following further
options are available:
Source: Select the input source, either
Ethernet or Serial. The Ethernet port will
need to be set, see page 3-74)
Offset: This is an offset applied to the input
data length. i.e. an offset of 5 will ignore the first 5 characters of the input
data. This is displayed when the External Data Format Type is set to fixed. If it
is set to Delimiter then this screen will display Index.
Index: This is similar to the offset, but counts the Delimilters specified in the
data. For example, a stream of data may be similar to:
Product Type : Product Weight : Product Name : Product Code
Baked Beans : 300g : Breakfast Beans : 221776
If the delimiter is set to : an index of 1 will give the Product Type (in this case
Baked Beans), an index of 2 will give the product weight (300g), and so on.

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External Data Format


This is where the external data format type is
set, either Fixed or Delimited. Also set the
delimiter character required. See above for
details.

Password Field
This allows a password to be applied to a
message and can be set to specify password
protection to the individual lines within the
message.
Password: Enter the password required.
Message Line: Select whether to apply the
password to individual lines or all lines
within the message.
Apply: Set to Yes or No to apply the password
to each Message Line selected above.
Note:

To enter text in a password controlled line it may be easier to press the


Select button and enter it as a text entry rather than individual characters,
or you will be prompted for the password with each entry.

Save Current Message


Once the message has been created, it is
possible to save it to the message store for
future use. Enter the name required and
press the Save button.

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Clear Message
It is possible to clear the current message by
pressing the Save/Clear Message button. This
will then return to the previous (Message
Editor) screen with a blank message.
If the message currently in the Message
Editor is already saved then pressing the
button will clear the message.

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PRINT PARAMETERS
Where the Message Editor is used to create
the content of the message, the Print
Parameters are used to control how the
message is printed. As with the Message
Editor, the Print Parameter settings are saved
with the message (except the Print Height /
Width and Machine Print Settings). These
settings are over and above the defaults set
within the Service area of the printer that
affect all messages.
Open menu for Print Offset.
Open menu for Print Height and Width.
Opens menu for Orientation
Opens the Machine Print Settings (see page 3-72).
These are described in more detail as follows:

Print Offset

or

The forward and reverse offsets can be set (Reverse offset is shown here), this
inserts an offset between the normal start of print position and the required
print position. The reverse offset is mostly used when traversing the print
head.
Increment or decrement the required offset
and press OK to accept.

Print Delay
It is also possible to change the print delay within this menu. This is the
distance between the product sensor and the print head. Refer to page 3-72
for details on setting the print delay.
Note:

This is a global setting and will affect all printed messages.

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Print Width/Height
The print width and height can be set, select the required button at the side to
open a screen similar to the one shown below. The print width will only be
affected if using an internal stroke rate.
Note:

Print height and width are machine settings and are not saved with
individual messages.
Access the Print Height
Access the Print Width

Print Height
Use the increment or decrement buttons to
alter the height as a percentage of the full
height. Press OK to accept.
Note:The print height settings are not saved with
the message.

Print Width
Use the increment or decrement buttons to
alter the print width, measured in stroke
rates.

Notes: (1) This will only be effective when using an internally generated stroke rate.
(2) The print width settings are not saved with the message.

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Counter Control
Each message can contain up to 2 serial
numbers, either of these can be reset back to
the original settings using the counter
control. The first serial number in the
message will relate to counter 1 and the
second will relate to counter 2.
If a User Port is fitted, it is also possible to
control the serial number externally using
this. Therefore this screen allows the Internal
Updates to be Enabled (so the serial number is controlled by the printer) or
Disabled (so the serial number is controlled via the User Port).
Internal Updates:
Counter 1: Switch control of counter 1 (first serial number in the message) to
the user port (when set to Disabled).
Counter 2: Switch control of counter 2 (second serial number in the message)
to the user port (when set to Disabled).
Reset:
Counter 1: Reset the first serial number in the message.
Counter 2: Reset the second serial number in the message.

Message Orientation
It is possible to set the orientation of the
message so that it prints either in reverse
and/or inverted, it is also possible to print in
inverse video. Select the required option.
Note:Reverse and Invert apply to the whole
message. If using Inverse Video, this will only
apply to the subsequent input of text, etc.

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Reverse Printing

Reverse

Select the reverse printing orientation for


the current message. This can be useful
when using a traverser.
Select from Counted, Continuous, Printer
Setting or Flip. If selecting Counted or
Continuous, another screen will display
prompting the required settings to be
entered (see below).
Refer also to page 4-12 for setting this function.
Printer Setting - This will use the default printer setting (effectively this is off),
Flip - This will use the opposite of the default printer setting (effectively on),
Continuous/Counted - See below:
Reverse (Counted)

Reverse

When the repeat print function is set to


continuous, setting Reverse Counted will
apply and suspend the reverse option while
the product detect signal is active. Or, with
repeat print set to counted, it will apply and
suspend until the number of repeats is
complete (or until the product detect signal
is inactive if Use print go to end? is set to Yes.)
Count: Enter number of times to print in each orientation.
Initial: Select required initial orientation.
Reverse (Continuous)

Reverse

Allows reverse print to be set. With a count


of 2 (with no repeat printing set), for the
first 2 product detect signals it will print in
the orientation set in Initial State and will
then print in the opposite orientation for 2
product detect signals.
If repeat printing is set, the reverse setting
will continue for the repeat.
Count: Enter number of prints to be in reverse/normal. This uses the product
detect signal as the counter.
Initial State: Enter the initial orientation.

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Invert Printing
Select the invert printing orientation for the
current message. This can be useful when
using a traverser.
Select from Counted, Continuous, Printer
Setting or Flip. If selecting Counted or
Continuous, another screen will display
prompting the required settings to be
entered (see below). Refer also to page 4-12

Invert

for setting this function.


Printer Setting - This will use the default printer setting (effectively this is off),
Flip - This will use the opposite of the default printer setting (Effectively on),
Continuous/Counted - See below:

Invert (Counted)

Invert

Invert

When the repeat print function is set to


continuous, setting Invert Counted will apply
and suspend the invert option while the
product detect signal is active. Or, with
repeat print set to counted, it will apply and
suspend until the number of repeats is
complete (or until the product detect signal
is inactive if Use print go to End? is set to Yes.)
Count: Enter number of times to print in each orientation.
Initial: Select required initial orientation.
Invert (Continuous)
Allows invert printing to be set. With a
count of 2 (with no repeat printing set), for
the first 2 product detect signals it will print
in the orientation set in Initial State and will
then print in the opposite orientation for 2
product detect signals.
If repeat printing is set, the invert setting will
continue for the duration of the repeat.
Count: Enter number of prints to be in invert/normal. This uses the product
detect signal as the counter.
Initial State: Enter the initial orientation.

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Inverse Video
Allows a message to be printed in inverse
video (e.g. white text on a black
background). When changed to On the
next entry in the message editor will be in
inverse video.
Inverse Video: On, Off.

Inverse
Video

Example:
The text "Inverse Video" in this example is
shown in inverse video.
Note:This does not apply to the whole message,
just for the subsequent entries.

Repeat Printing
Select the Repeat for the current message.
Select from Counted, Continuous or Off. If
selecting Counted or Continuous, another
screen will display prompting the required
settings to be entered (see below).
Dynamic Pitch - This allows the user to alter
the pitch of the message (distance from the
start of one message to the start of the next)
dynamically.

Repeat

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Repeat Counted

Repeat

This enables the current message to be


printed for a specified number of extra times
whilst the print go signal is active (if Use print
go to end is set to Yes), this is in addition to
the initial print, i.e if a count of 5 is entered,
6 prints will occur.
Repeat Count: Enter the number of times to
repeat the current message.
Repeat Pitch - This is the distance between
the start of one message and the start of the
next, measured in strokes.
Update Each Print? - This will update variable information (such as serial
numbers and clocks) with each print.
End Of Product? - Use the print go signal to set the behaviour of the repeat
printing. Three options are available:
(1) Ignore. End of detected product will have no effect on repeat prints.
(2) Complete. If end of product is detected between prints, one more repeat
message will be printed. If end of product is detected while printing a
repeat, the print will complete and no further repeats will be printed.
(3) Cancel. If end of product is detected between prints, no further repeats
will be printed (and the pending print will be cancelled). If end of
product is detected while printing a repeat, the print will complete.

Repeat Continuous

Repeat

This enables the current message to


continuously print whilst the print go signal
is active.
Repeat Pitch - This is the distance from the
start of one message and the start of the next,
measured in strokes.
Update Each Print? - This will update variable
information (such as serial numbers and
clocks) with each print.
End Of Product? - Use the print go signal to set the behaviour of the repeat
printing. Two options are available:

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(1) Complete. If end of product is detected between prints, one more repeat
message will be printed. If end of product is detected while printing a
repeat, the print will complete and no further repeats will be printed.
(2) Cancel. If end of product is detected between prints, no further repeats
will be printed (and the pending print will be cancelled). If end of
product is detected while printing a repeat, the print will complete.

Dynamic Repeat Pitch

Repeat

Dynamic
Pitch
Control

This allows the user to alter the repeat pitch


of the currently selected message. This
enables the user to adjust whilst the message
is printing - to enable the user to view the
gap real time (note the ! indicator adjacent to
the adjustment area). It is possible to type in
the pitch using the keyboard, but this will
then only be activated when the OK button
is pressed.
Dynamic Pitch - Use the <> buttons to increment or decrement the pitch
Original Pitch - This is a datum that can be used if the user should wish to set
the repeat pitch back to the original setting.

Machine Print Settings


This gives access to the default machine
print settings, please refer to page 3-72 for
details of this area.

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MESSAGE STORE
Messages created in the Message Editor can
be saved, they will be saved to the message
store.
A list of all the messages currently saved in
the message store is displayed. Use the
cursor buttons to scroll through the list, press
the
Send to Print button to select the
highlighted message as active and set it
online. If Message Store Previews is activated, an example of the highlighted
message is displayed at the bottom of the screen.
Note:

Within Machine Setup (see page 3-69) it is possible to enable or disable


the message preview. If disabled, this allows more of the messages to show
on the list.

Message Details
Displays the details of the highlighted
message. An example of the message is
displayed at the top.
Message - Name of the selected message
Slot ID - Allocated Slot number to each
message. Refer to page 4-20.
Message Format - This is the message format
used for the printer.
Current Store - Name of the currently loaded
message store.
The screens also details if the following have
been set for the message:

Message Invert, Message Reverse, Machine


Invert, Machine Reverse, Message Repeat,
Forward Offset and Reverse Offset.
This shows at a glance if any of these settings
have been enabled for this message.

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Message Store Manager


Details the message store. An example of the
highlighted message is also displayed and it is
possible to delete this message from the store.
Note:It is advisable not to delete an active
(printing) message. To delete an active message it
should be taken offline first.

Delete Message: Deletes the currently highlighted message from the store.
Store Manager: Opens details of the message store and enables it to be deleted.
Import/Export: Allows individual or groups of messages to be imported or
exported via a USB memory device.
User Port: This is only visible with a User Port fitted. This allows valid
messages to be made available for message selection via the user port.

Store Manager
Displays a list of all the message stores. A
new store can be created via this screen.
New: Allows a new message store to be
created.
Edit Store: Allows the highlighted store to be
renamed, deleted or cleared (emptied).
Convert Msg Store: Converts the messages in
the active store to the current nozzle type.
Storage Details: Shows the space remaining on the compact flash card.

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Import/Export
Allows individual or groups of messages to
be imported or exported via a USB memory
device.
If no folders are available on the USB device,
the only option available will be Folder
Options that provides access to create a
folder. Otherwise a list of available folders
will be shown that messages can be exported
to or imported from.
Refer to page 4-15 for details.

Import/
Export

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User Port
This option is only available when the
printer is fitted with a User Port.
Change Slot: This allows a specific message to
be allocated to a specific slot, when using the
user port to select messages.
Put Messages On Line: Selects all valid
(compatible with current print formats)
messages online, meaning that they are then
available for printing via the user port.
Take Messages Off Line: Takes all the messages
off line.

User
Port

Save Message
This enables the message currently in the
Message Editor to be named and saved.

Search
Search the message store. Enter all or part of
the message name and press Search.
Found shows each message in the store that
matches the search criteria, keep pressing
Search until the required message is found,
then press Select to open the message in the
Message Editor.

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MACHINE SETUP
Some areas of the machine setup can be password controlled. All servicing,
setup and configuration activities are performed via the machine setup area.
Access to changing the Qube,
machine data and statistics.
Access to all aspects of machine
servicing.
Controls the look of the menu screens,
etc.
Access to back-up and restore options
and upgrades.

Production Data
Provides access to changing the Qube, fluids
information, production statistics and
inspection interval information.

Change Qube
Permits entry of the quality code when a
new Qube needs to be fitted. Only the code
from the new Qube will be accepted. If the
wrong code is entered a prompt will appear
to re-enter the correct code.
Function button options:
Submit Code: Enter the correct quality code,
then press Submit Code to accept.

Fluid
Management

Change
Qube

Fluids Information
Displays fluids information, such as the ink/
make-up cartridge and Qube numbers, ink
life and remaining ink life.

Fluids
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Statistics

Statistics

Displays the current production statistics,


such as number of products detected, the
current message name, jet run hours and the
printer run hours. It is also possible to reset
the Resettable Counter - this shows the
number of product detected in the current
session.
Function Buttons:
Reset Count: Reset the resettable counter.
View Logs: View all the current log files.
Ink Log: This option is only available when the Service Key is fitted (notice
the Service Key icon in the top right of the screen). It will show the details of
the ink and ink logs.

Reset Counter
Two counters are available. Counter 1 is
resettable and counter 2 can be configured to
be either resettable or to record the count
since power up.
Function Buttons:
Reset: Resets to zero the resettable counter
selected.

Statistics

Counter
Options

Note:

In this example both counters are configured as resettable and therefore can
be selected to be reset to zero.
Counter 2 can be configured to either
Resettable or Since Power Up.
Function Buttons:
Configure Counter 2: Select between the two
count options and press OK.

Configure
Counter 2

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Interval Management

Interval
Management

This is an information screen and displays


the hours to next inspection. It also shows
whether the inspection alerts, custom Ink
Change and Energy Save are enabled or
disabled.
The following options are only visible if a
Service Key is fitted to the printer (notice
the Service Key icon in the top right of the
screen) unless set otherwise via the Service Key Options menu.
Service Key Options: Select if a Service Key is required for areas specified
below.
Service Inspection: Enable or disable the inspection alerts. If enabled, the
printer will alert the user when the next service inspection is due. The Hours
to Next Inspection can also then be reset.
Custom Ink Change Alert: Allows the first and the final ink change warnings to
be set. This informs the user of the hours to the next ink change: 1st
warning 24 - 300hrs, 2nd warning 1 - 24hrs.
Energy Save: Allows a timeout to be set between 15 and 1440 minutes (24hrs).
With the printer in a ready to print state, if no print trigger signal is received
for the set time, the printer will power to a stand-by state.

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Service
General system information is displayed in
this screen and access to Service menus.
Install Options: Allows options to be
installed, such as airdryer, Peltier.
System Config: Displays the current printer
configuration,
such
as
modulation
frequency, nozzle size, etc. and provides
access to further configuration screens and
the security menu.
Diagnostics: Provides access to test routines, wizards and service jet options.
Adjustment: Displays current operational setting for the printer, such as
Modulation set point, pressure set point, head temperature, etc. and allows
access to further screens to alter such settings.

Install Option
Details of the hardware options fitted to the
printer are displayed.
Peltier: This is to show if a Peltier is fitted or
not. It will then be displayed in relevant
configuration reports.
Airdryer: This option is only available when
the Service Key is fitted. It is used to install
or remove an airdryer.

Install
Options

System Configuration

System
Config

This menu area provides details of the


printer configuration and access to specific
configuration such as software and security
access.
Software Config: Provides access to message
formats, software details and start-up update
options.
Security Access:
Change passwords and
password details.
External I/F: Details of product detectors and shaft encoder information
Hardware: This option is only available when the Service Key is fitted. Details
of the printer hardware, such as pump types, print head variant, nozzle size,
etc. Also provides access to the print head, conduit and ink system settings.

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Software Configuration
The current message format is displayed
along with the other message formats loaded
onto the printer.
Message Format: Allows message formats to
be changed.
Printer Version: Shows details of the hardware
and software.
Behavioural Config:
Allows access to
behavioural configuration scripts that can be
used. These are scripts that can change
certain behaviours of the printer, for
example using extra inputs to change when
a print is triggered. These are written to suit
each case. Contact local office for more
details on behavioural configuration.
Advanced: Provides access to the advanced
settings such as auto message convert and
start-up update options such as PCB update
information.

System
Config
Software
Config

Message Format

This screen allows the current message


format to be swapped for any of the eight
stored message formats. It also allows access
to the Swap Formats area to swap any of the
eight message formats for one of the other
available formats on the printer. Press Swap
Formats, the following screen will display
showing all the available message formats,
select the one required and press OK.

System
Config

Software
Config
Message
Format

Note:
Printer needs to be restarted in order for changes to take effect.
Swap Formats
Select the format to swap from the list, press
Swap to select the new format. Show Details
will show details of the highlighted message
format.
Reset will return all the formats to those
previously saved

System
Config

Software
Config
Message
Format
Swap
Formats

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Swap
This is a list of all the message formats on the
printer, any of these formats can be selected
as one of the 8 (switchable) stored message
formats. Select the required format from the
list, note that "------" is also an option and
this will leave the format blank, press OK to
accept this format. Show Details will display
the details of the highlighted message
format.

System
Config

Software
Config
Message
Format
Swap
Formats

Swap

Security Access
Note:Only Administrators have access to the
security screens when the security is on.
System
Config

Security
Access

With the security access off, the screen


displays as shown to the left. A list of the
current users is displayed. Pressing Admin
then allows the security settings to be
viewed.
Function Buttons:
Admin: Allows the security access to be
turned on and the password/username
criteria.
With the security set to on via the Admin
screen (see below), the screen will change to
show further security options as shown.
Function Buttons:
Change Password: Allows the password of the
selected user to be changed.
New User: Allows a new user to be created
and their access rights to be set.
Change Permissions: Change the access rights of the selected user.

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Admin

System
Config

Security
Access

Admin

Allows the security to be enabled.


These screens also display the password
criteria for the users. Press Change to change
these settings:
Security Mode: Turn On/Off the security,
will then allow access to create new users.
Inactivity (Mins): Length of time with no user
interaction before the printer will lock users will need to log in again.
Expiry (Days): number of days that a users
password will be valid - after this time the
user must change the password.
Min Password size: Minimum number of
characters in the password.
Login Attempts: Number of times a user can
attempt to login (without success). Once
reached, this user will become dormant and
an administrator will have to reset the status.
Min U Case: Minimum number of uppercase
characters required in the password.
Min L Case: Minimum number of lowercase
characters required in the password.
Min Digits: Minimum number of digits
(numeric) required in the password.
Max Rep Chars: Maximum number of repeats of one character allowed in the
password.
Max ID Chars in Pwd: Maximum number of characters that can be used in the
password that are also used in the username.
Pwd Changes: Number of different passwords to use before a previous
password can be used again.
Min Special Chars: Minimum number of special characters in the password.
Special Chars: Use the keyboard to define which special characters to use.
Hide Dormant Users: Selects whether or not dormant users are displayed in the
list of users.

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New User/Change Permissions

To set a new user or change a current users


permissions you must be logged in as an
administrator.
User ID: Either the selected user ID will be
shown or, for a new user, enter the required
username.
Password: Enter required password for new
user.
Repeat Password: Re-enter the required
password for the new user.
User Type: Select either User or
Administrator.

System
Config

Security
Access

New User

Note:Administrator user types have access to all


areas, therefore the following options do not
display.
Select Messages: Allows user to access and
change the printed message.
Edit Messages: Allows the user to edit and
create messages.
Alert Handling: Allows the user to
acknowledge alerts.
Back-up Allows the user to perform back-ups
or restores.
Change Config: Allows access to change the
printer configuration.
Access Service: Allows the user to access the
service areas of the printer.
Print Set-up: Allows the user access to change
Print Parameters.
Rst Prod Count: Allows the user to reset the
product counter.
Diags Handling: For future release of
software.

System
Config

Security
Access
Change
Permissions

This screen shows the Change Permissions


Screen for the selected user, note that
Current Password is not displayed as the
password is not being changed.
The User Type can be changed, either User or
Administrator.
The Current Status of the user is displayed. To change the status of the user,
press Change Status the user can be active or dormant.

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Change Password

Changes the password for the selected user.


Enter the current password. Then enter and
repeat the new password.
System
Config

Security
Access
Change
Password

External Interface

System
Config

External
I/F

Displays details of the product detect and


shaft encoder settings and provides access to
change these settings.
User Port: This option will only be displayed
if a user port is fitted to the printer. This
enables the user port to be set. The user port
can be used to externally select messages, set
the reverse or invert for a message. It can also
be used to update serial number information
and print interrupts.
Product Detect: Change the product detect settings.
Encoder: Change the shaft encoder settings
Advanced I/F: This option is only available when the Service Key is fitted to
the printer. This allows compensation to be added for variations in the line
speed. Although still applied, it is only really effective when used with a shaft
encoder.

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User Port

A User Port kit must be fitted before using


this option which allows the User Port
settings to be defined. It is possible to select
the type of input signal (Message Select,
Invert or Reverse).
Enable/Disable: This allows the user port to
be enabled or disabled, if set to disable, the
printer will effectively ignore the user port.
Setup: Allows access to the following screens
to set-up the user port:

System
Config

External
I/F

User
Port

Setup

Input: Select the action for the input signal,


message select, Invert message or reverse
message.
Pin/Pins: For Invert/Reverse, select the pin
required for the signal to be received. For
Message Select, this refers to a range of pins
that relates to 1 of 255 slots for messages
available to print, see page 3-52.
Interrupts: A selection of interrupts can be set
to control the printer in the event of a high/
low signal received. This includes external
serial number increment and reset.
Persist (us): The signal on SK1 pins 2, 3, 4
and 5 may have persistence set, this is the
length of time that the signal needs to be
active before the signal is recognised as valid.
Outputs: A selection of output signals can be
sent from the printer to an external device,
including serial number rollover.
Active State: Sets the active state of the signal.

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Product Detect

This allows the product detect settings to be


defined. If using a product sensor, set to
External.
Source: Select whether using an internal or
external signal.
Active Level: Select which edge to trigger on,
either High or Low.
Current Level: Shows the current level of the
signal.

System
Config

External
I/F

Product
Detect

Encoder

This allows the encoder settings to be


defined. If using a shaft encoder, set to
external - further options will be displayed
(as shown).
Stroke Source: Select whether using an
internal or external stroke source.
Divide By: Divide the incoming stroke rate
by this factor to adjust the print width.
Multiply by: Multiply the incoming stroke
rate by this factor to adjust the print width.
Encoder Pulse Count: This displays current
encoder pulse count, (adjusting the Multiply
by or Divide by will affect this).
Backlash: Enables backlash compensation.
When set to On, the direction can then be
set (default is off)

System
Config

External
I/F

Encoder

Note:To use the backlash compensation a


quadrature encoder must be used, see page 8-11)
Direction: Depending on the position (and
rotation) of the shaft encoder, set to forward
or backward. (Printing only occurs in the
Forward direction)

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Advanced I/F (Service Key only)

Provides access to advanced printer settings,


such as Flight Time, Persistence and Product
Queuing.

Hardware (Service Key Only)


This area is only available when the Service
Key is fitted.
Displays details of the printer hardware, such
as pump, print head, nozzle, etc. It also
provides access to change settings associated
with these components.

System
Config

Hardware

Ink Details: Provides detailed information of


the ink and access to changing the ink type
and any TCNs or notes associated with the
current ink type.

Diagnostics
Provides a list of available self-test options,
either select from the list and press Run Test,
or select Wizards or Jet Options for access to
the following menus:

Diagnostics

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Wizards
Provides access to the Print Set-up wizard.
Install
On/Off:
Disable/Enable
the
installation wizard to appear on start up.
This will allow the Print Set-up, Installation
and/or Initial printer set-up wizards to then be
run.

Diagnostics

Wizards

Jet Options
It is possible to switch the jet only on in this
screen. It is also possible to skip the flush
routine the next time the jet is turned off/
On. This can be useful when adjusting the
jet.
Also provides access to a manual mode when
the Service Key is fitted.

Diagnostics

Jet Options

Sequence To: Turn on the jet to the level set in Sequence To.
Sequence Off: Turn off the jet. When using Sequence Off make sure the Skip
next flush is set to No.
Note:

Blockages in the system can occur if a flush cycle is missed during a


Sequence Off.
Fast Shutdown (Emergency Only): Immediately performs a shutdown to a power
on state.
Manual Mode: Only available with the Service Key fitted, provides access to
advanced printer settings, allowing valves and pump speeds, etc. to be set
manually for fault finding and testing.

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Adjustment
Displays ink system and print head settings
and provides access to Modulation and
Pressure screens to alter these settings.
External I/F provides access to Shaft encoder
and product sensor settings. An Advanced
screen is also available with the Service Key
fitted, this allows more options to be
adjusted (such as Charge level).

Adjustment

Modulation
Allows modulation settings to be changed:
Modn Mode: Set to Auto Set or Fixed.
Modn Level: Displays the actual modulation
value.
Modn Setpoint: This is the target
modulation. If automatic modulation is set,
this will only be used if the printer cannot
achieve a satisfactory modulation point
when it will revert (fallback) to this value.

Adjustment

Modulation

Function Buttons:
Reset: Will perform an auto modulation routine to reset the modulation.
Print Once: Will print the current message once.
Print Continuous: Allows the online message to be printed at the rate set
within the screen.

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Pressure

Adjustment

Pressure

Adjustment

Advanced

Allows pressure settings to be changed.


Press. Setpnt: Set the pressure to the required
level. The printer will try and achieve this
(target) pressure.
Pump Speed: Displays the pump speed.
Actual Pressure: Displays the actual pressure.
Original Setpoint: This is for information and
is a datum if needing to reset back.
Function Buttons (as Modulation above,
except Reset Pressure will reset to the Original
Setpoint).
External I/F Refer to page 3-61 for details.
Advanced (Service Key Only)
This option is only available with the Service
Key fitted.
This allows various printer settings to be
adjusted:
Current Charge Level: Enter the required
charge voltage
Original Charge Level: This is a datum point
in case the charge level needs to be reverted
to the original value.
Conduit Compensation: 1-8. When using
longer conduits, the compensation needs to
be adjusted accordingly to compensate the
signal response from the print head. This
only applies when changing the length of
the conduit.
Heater State: Enable, Disable or always off.
Target Temp: Enter the temperature for the print head to achieve.
Head Temp: This is the actual print head temperature.

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Configuration
Provides access to configuration settings:
User Config: Access to configure the look of
the printer - access to turn on or off various
functions so they do not appear in the
message editor, enable the message monitor,
configure the home screen and configure
alerts.
Regional Settings: Access to Master Clock, Currency and Prompt Language.
Machine Print Settings: Change the defaults for machine print settings.
Comms: Set Ethernet Port, Serial Port, email alerts and Web server.

User Configuration
Enable or disable functions to appear in the
message editor, enable the message monitor,
configure the home screen and configure
alerts.

User Config

Editor View

User Config

Editor View

Access to zoom factor for the message (in


Message Editor View) and touchscreen
control and calibration, and to enable/
disable; clock functions, special field
functions and logos.
Enables the zoom factor of the
message in the message editor to be changed.
Enable or disable the clock (date and
time) options. It is also possible to hide specific formats from within the clock
options. For example, if Julian Day is never used, it can be hidden from the
list of options available in the message editor.
Enable or disable the custom options such as serial numbers. As with
the clock option, specific formats can be hidden.
Enable or disable the Logo option.

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Message Views
Access to enable or disable the message
monitor and also to enable or disable the
message store preview.
Message Monitor: Turn on or off the message
monitor, this displays the current message in
the home screen, it automatically updates
with variable information. This shows what
was printed the last time a print trigger
occurred.
Message Preview: Within the message store,
will show a preview of the highlighted
message.

User
Config

Message
Views

Home Screen
Configure the look of the home screen:
Printer Serial Number: Change the serial
number of the printer.
Contact Details: Up to 3 lines of text can be
entered here, for example contact name and
phone number for the printer.
Model Image: Change the printer model
image that appears on the home screen (in
this example A200+).

User
Config

Home
Screen

Note:

Printer Serial Number and Model Image buttons only available with a
Service Key fitted.

Configure Alerts
With the Service Key, certain alerts can have
their severity configured. A list of these
alerts is displayed. With a Service Key fitted,
select the required alert and press Change to
open the Change Alert Config screen.

User
Config

Configure
Alerts

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Regional Settings
Allows access to set the Master Clock,
Currency, Prompt Language and setting of the
OSK (On Screen Keyboard) (OSK only
available in SVGA).
Function Buttons:
Master Clock: Set the master clock for the
printer.
Currency: Set the major and minor currency
units. These will be entered into the
message when pressing the
buttons.
Prompt Language: Select the language
required for the printer.
Keyboard Options: Access to the Input
Method Editor (IME) set-up - this allows
the IME to be set (for Simplified Chinese,
Japanese, Korean and Traditional Chinese).
Also provides access to the OSK set-up in
SVGA printers, allowing the keyboard
language to be changed.

Regional
Settings

Master Clock
Set the master clock for the printer. Be
aware that this will affect any clock offsets.
Function Buttons:
Date Format: The date format can be
changed, e.g. dd/mm/yy.

Regional
Settings
Master
Clock

Note:The date format will also be changed for any


items that use a date stamp, such as log viewers,
alerts and web server.
Currency
Set the major (notes) and minor (coins)
currency units.
Refer to page 2-30 for Unicode character
entry.

Regional
Settings

Currency

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Prompt Language
Allows the prompt (display) language to be
changed for the printer. Select the required
language from the list and press OK.
Regional
Settings

Prompt
Language

Keyboard Options
Allows the keyboard options to be set. Input
Method Editor can be set to allow Simplified
Chinese, Japanese, Traditional Chinese and
Korean text to be entered into messages.
For SVGA, the OSK can also be set for use
with either Roman (Western), Cyrillic,
Greek, Arabic, Chinese or Japanese
languages.

Regional
Settings

Keyboard
Options

IME Set-up: For Chinese, Japanese,


Traditional Chinese and Korean languages,
this allows the Input Method Editor (IME)
to be set.
OSK Set-up: (SVGA Only) This allows the
OSK to be set for the required language.

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Machine Print Settings


Allows access to further screens to change
the printers default settings.
Function Buttons:
Print Delay: Change the default print delay.
Print Height/Width: Change the default
height and width for the print.

Machine
Print
Settings

Orientation/Bold/I-Char Gap: Change the default for print Orientation (Reverse, Invert), Bold and Inter Character Gap.
Default Machine Settings: Change the default settings for repeat print, clock
options, print offsets and clock inserts.
Print Delay
Change the print delay for the printer. This
is the distance between the product
detector/sensor and the print head.
Machine
Print
Settings

Note:It is also possible to add offsets to a message,


this allows the message position to be set on the
product, refer to page 3-41.

Print
Delay

Print Height/Width
Change the default print height or width.
Function Buttons:
Allows the default print height to be
changed.
Allows the default print width to be
changed.

Machine
Print
Settings
Print
Height/Width

Note:The print width will only be adjusted when


using internal stroke rate. If using a shaft encoder,
the print width (stroke rate) will be controlled from
the shaft encoder.

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Machine Orientation/Bold/IChar Gap


Change the default settings for print
orientation - invert and reverse.
Function Buttons:
Set Reverse: Set the required default mode for
Reverse Print.
Set Invert: Set the required default mode for
Invert Print.
Sets the required default setting for
boldness.
Sets the required default setting for
intercharacter gap.

Machine
Print
Settings
Orientation
/Bold/
IChar Gap

Default Machine Settings


Allows access to further default settings.
Note:Changing these settings will affect
subsequently created messages and not existing
messages.
Function Buttons:
Set Repeat: Set the required default mode for
Repeat Print.

Machine
Print
Settings
Default
Machine
Settings

Clock Dep Options: Set the shift codes and default clock offsets for the printer.
Print Offsets: Set the required default forward or reverse offset.
Clock Inserts: Set the default month names, day names and alpha hours for the
printer.

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Communications
Displays the current default settings for the
Ethernet Port, Email Alerts and Web server.
Comms

Function Buttons:
Ethernet: Enable and set the Ethernet port.
Serial Port: Enable and set the Serial Port.
Email Alerts: Set-up the email settings and
select alerts to be emailed.
Web Server: Enable or disable the web server function.
Refer also to page 2-31.
Ethernet
Set the ethernet port for the printer.
When Ethernet port is set to Enable the
screen changes to show further options (as
shown).
Protocol: Select from either Intercom,
Codenet, External or ZPL.

Comms

Ethernet

Note:It may be necessary to restart the printer once


the IP address has been entered (e.g. for ZPL).
If Protocol is set to External, the Configure
softkey option is displayed - see following
screen.
If Configuration is set to Static further
options in the second screen can then be set.
Refer to your local network administrator to
obtain these settings.
Advanced: Allows access to the codenet configuration setting.
WARNING:

Note:

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Due to possibility of unexpected start-up,


maintenance and cleaning must not be carried
out on the printer whilst connected to a
remote UI.

For DNS and DHCP to operate correctly, BOOTP messages must be


able to reach the networks DHCP server. The DHCP server must be
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Configure

Comms

Ethernet

Configure

This screen accesses the settings for the


Ethernet configuration.
Information such as the start and end
characters and the data type are set. It is also
possible enable and set the history of the
input data.
Start: This is the character required to
indicate the start of the data packet.
Data Type: Select whether the data is in
ASCII or unicode.
End: This is the character required to
indicate the end of the data packet.
Ack/Nak: Select whether an acknowledge
and no acknowledge signal is sent on receipt
of the data.
History: Select to enable the history of the data inputs - It is possible to store
the previous 1000 data inputs.
History Repeats: Select whether the printer will raise an alert if any of the
previous data inputs are the same. If set to 0, all repeats will be alerted, if set
to 1, the repeat can occur once before an alert is raised and so on.
History Full: Select whether to empty the entire history when it becomes full
or whether to simply overwrite from the start.
History Save: Select whether to save the history contents when the printer is
powered off.
Reset Queues on message select: Select whether to reset the TCP/IP and Serial
queues when a new message is selected to print.
Function Buttons:
Reset History: Reset all of the history input data.
Reset Queues: Resets the input data stored in the TCP/IP and Serial inputs.

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Serial Port
Set the Serial Port for the printer.
Note:A User/Serial Port Kit must be fitted to the
printer to utilise this function.
The serial port can be used to send
information to the printer, such as messages
and variable information, from a control
system. Information can also be sent to the
control system from the printer. Basic
printer control can also be performed using
the serial port.

Comms

Serial
Port

Email Alerts
Set-up the email settings to allow available
alerts to be emailed.
Function Buttons:
Email Settings: Set the email addresses
Select Alerts: Select the alerts, that if raised,
will be emailed in accordance with the email
settings.

Comms

Email
Alerts

Web Server
The Web server function allows a printer to
be viewed remotely via a PC. It allows
messages to be changed and settings to be
viewed. Refer to page 2-31 or contact local
Domino office for further details.

Comms

Web
Server

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Back-up
Allows access to back-up, restore and
upgrade functions of the printer.

Back-up to USB
Select either a Full, Message or Service backup. These will be copied to the USB
connection at the side of the printer.
Back-up
to USB

Note:Some back-up/Restore options can take a


few minutes to complete.
Full - This is a full software back-up of the
printer.
Msgs - This copies the message store, logos, MRCs and scripts.
Serv - This copies default settings and event logs.

Restore Options
To restore a back-up copied to a USB
device.
Select the location of the back-up file(s) and
the type of back-up (Full or Msgs) and press
Recover Back-up to begin.
If more than one back-up is detected a
prompt will display asking for confirmation
of which back-up to restore.

Restore
Options

Configure Upgrade
In the event of upgrades to the software,
logos or custom scripts this screen allows for
certain upgrades to be copied from a USB
memory device connected to the printer.
Select from the list of available upgrades (e.g.
Language) and press Start Configuration
Upgrade to begin. The printer will then
search for this type of upgrade on the USB.

Configure
Upgrade

Note:

Some upgrades require specific path names to be present on the USB


device.

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Software Upgrade
In the event of software upgrades, this screen
allows the upgrades to be copied into the
printer.
The printer will display a list of all upgrades,
select the upgrade required.
Press Select to begin, the printer will verify if
this upgrade is available on the USB device.
If it is not, a warning will display.

Software
Upgrade

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CONTENTS
Page
START-UP .......................................................................................
SHUT DOWN ..................................................................................

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Recommendations for a Long Shut Down .....................................


CARTRIDGE AND QUBE REPLACEMENT ...............................
Ink and Make-Up Cartridge Replacement .....................................
Qube Replacement ........................................................................
Entering the Quality Code ........................................................

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4-7
4-7

Replacing the Qube ...................................................................

4-8

Obtain Ink Information .................................................................


CREATING A MESSAGE ................................................................
Display Contrast .............................................................................
QVGA screen ............................................................................
SVGA screen .............................................................................

4-9
4-10
4-10
4-10
4-10

Navigation and Operation .............................................................. 4-10


To Create the Message ................................................................... 4-11
To Save the Message .................................................................. 4-11
To Set Reverse, Inverted and/or Repeated for the Message........ 4-12
Reverse and/or Invert ................................................................ 4-12
To Print the Message ......................................................................
To Save the Message .......................................................................
To Delete the Message from Store ..................................................
To Select an Existing Message ........................................................
To Import/Export a Message(s) ......................................................
To Enter a Clock Entry ..................................................................
Clock Offsets .............................................................................

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4-14
4-14
4-14
4-15
4-16
4-17

To Set and Enter a Shift Code ........................................................


To Enter a Serial Number ..............................................................
User Port .......................................................................................
External Message Select .............................................................
External Message Invert/Reverse ...............................................

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4-20
4-20
4-21

Additional Functions ...................................................................... 4-21


Inputs ........................................................................................ 4-21
Outputs ..................................................................................... 4-21

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Interrupts .................................................................................. 4-22


To Enter Prompted Text or Password Fields ....................................
To Enter a Barcode .........................................................................
To Import Logos ............................................................................
To Create a Logo ...........................................................................
QVGA ......................................................................................

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SVGA......................................................................................... 4-29
BACK-UP PRINTER ...................................................................... 4-35
To Create a Back-up .................................................................. 4-35
To Restore from the USB Device .............................................. 4-36

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START-UP
Press and hold the Start/Stop button on the membrane.
The printer will now Sequence On. This may take several minutes.
The blue indicator on the power and start/stop buttons flash.
A progress bar and the Domino logo displays on the screen.
The status bar displays defaults/printer status.
If the Install Wizard is enabled:
The language screen displays. Select the required language.
The printer model screen displays. Highlight and select the required
model.
The wizard screen displays. Select the required Initial Printer Set-up/
Installation/Print setup option and then select Finish.
The printer is now ready to print messages.
It is also possible to power the printer to a standby state. This is done by
pressing the power button on the membrane. Non-printing functions (such
as creating messages) can be performed whilst the printer is in this state.

SHUT DOWN
To shut down the printer in a controlled manner, press and hold the Power
button for approximately 3 seconds.
To shut down the printer in an uncontrolled manner (emergency), press and
hold the Power button for approximately 10 seconds.
To switch the printer between Ready to Print and Standby, use the Start/Stop
button. From the Ready to Print state, this will take the printer to the
Standby state and from the Standby state it will take the printer to the Ready
to Print state.

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Recommendations for a Long Shut Down


If the printer is to be shut down for up to 7 days, flush the gutter with the
correct wash during the auto-flush cycle to ensure the gutter is completely
clean. Clean the rest of the print head.
If the printer is to be switched off for longer than 7 days, stored, moved
around or used infrequently, the following steps will keep the ink system
sealed and the printer in good condition while not in use.
(1) Flush the gutter with the correct wash during the auto-flush cycle to
ensure the gutter is completely clean. Clean the rest of the print head.
(2) Replace the ink and make-up cartridges with clean, empty cartridges.
Wipe clean the seals on the removed cartridges and store for future use.
If the printer is to be switched off for longer than 14 days, please contact your
local Domino office.

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CARTRIDGE AND QUBE REPLACEMENT


WARNING:

Do not Smoke or allow naked flames (or other


sources of ignition) in the vicinity of any inks
or solvents as this is highly dangerous.

Ink and Make-Up Cartridge Replacement


Note:

If only small amounts of ink are being used by the printer, it may not be
necessary to fit an ink cartridge. Leave the ink manifold seal in place and
only fit an ink cartridge when a request appears on the display.
Messages Add Ink Cartridge or Add Make-up Cartridge will appear on the
front panel display when the ink or make-up cartridges need replacing, and
the amber alert will illuminate. Enter the relevant cartridge codes if prompted.
(1) Remove the old cartridge by rotating the ink cartridge anti-clockwise
and the make-up cartridge clockwise to free it and lifting it away.

Note:

This mechanism ensures that the cartridges cannot be fitted onto the wrong
manifold.

(2) Insert a 6mm hex key into the top of the ink or make-up cartridge and
twist to break the sealing tab. Remove the sealing tab.
(3) Push the cartridge onto the Qube or make-up reservoir manifold.
Ensure the label is facing forwards.

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OPERATION

Rotate and lift


cartridge to
remove

i-Tech_0016.eps

Rotate and lift


cartridge to
remove.

Remove the
sealing tab
using a
6mm hex
key

i-Tech_0017.eps

Press cartridges
firmly down to fit
with label facing
forwards

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i-Tech_0015.eps

Note:

Ink compartment cover removed for clarity.


Cartridge Replacement

If the make-up cartridge is not replaced, the make-up reservoir will empty
and the ink viscosity will eventually go outside its operating limits. Also, head
flushing will not be carried out when the printer is shut down and ink may be
deposited on the print head components. Thus, although the printer can still
be used, head faults may occur.

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Qube Replacement
The main ink and gutter filters are situated in the Qube and are an integral
part of Dominos i-Tech ink system. Replacement of these filters therefore
occurs automatically during scheduled Qube replacement.

Entering the Quality Code


The messages Qube change needed in less than 24 hours and, later, Qube change
needed in less than 2 hours will appear near the end of the Qube life. Printing
will not continue beyond the expiry of the Qube life.
The i-Tech ink system will automatically run down the level of ink to a
minimum level, so it is usual to replace these cartridges at the same time.
It is necessary to enter the Qube quality code of the new Qube and reset the
Qube replacement alarms, using the following procedure:
WARNING:

Do not smoke or allow naked flames (or other


sources of ignition) in the vicinity of any inks
or solvents as this is highly dangerous.

(1) Switch the printer to a standby state using the proper procedure, i.e
ensure the jet is off.
(2) Press the Machine Setup button and enter the password if required.

Fluid
Management

Change
Qube

Submit
Code

(3) Press the Production Data button and then the function buttons Fluid
Management>Change Qube and the screen will change to show a prompt
requesting input of the Quality Code printed on the label of the new
Qube.
(4) Type in the Qube quality code.
(5) Type in the existing or new ink cartridge code.
(6) Press the function button marked Submit Code.
If the correct code is typed in, the information bar will display "Install Qube"
and the Qube run time will then be reset and the alarms cancelled. The
printer will then automatically shut down. Proceed to "Replacing the Qube"
on page 4-8.
If the number is typed inaccurately, it can be corrected by typing in again. If
an invalid code number is typed, the number will not be accepted and
messages in the information bar will indicate the problem, e.g. Incorrect ink
type - do not fit, Ink out of date - do not fit, or The Qube Data Code inserted has
already been used. Please insert a new valid code (an old Qube number has been
used).

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Replacing the Qube


Note:

Cleanliness is of extreme importance. Ensure debris does not enter the


new Qube or ink block during this process. Observe good cleanliness
procedures at all times.

(1) Shut down the printer.


(2) Open the access door to the printer ink compartment.
(3) If an ink cartridge is attached to the Qube, remove it by twisting it anticlockwise.
(4) Pull the two Qube retaining clips away from the Qube.

i-Tech_0019.eps

Qube Retaining
Clips

Note:

Ink compartment cover removed for clarity.


Removing the Qube

(5) Pull the Qube backwards, withdrawing the connecting manifold pipes
from the ink block and remove the old Qube.
Notes: (1) If the Qube does not withdraw with moderate pressure, push the Qube
fully forward (which will break any seal caused by dry ink) and try again.
(2)

The manifold pipes will contain residual ink. Take care when removing
the Qube to avoid spillage.

(6) Unpack the new Qube and remove the sealing strip that protects the
Qube manifold

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(7) Re-use the sealing strip to seal the manifold on the old Qube.

i-Tech_0018.eps

Sealing the old Qube manifold and top

(8) Place paper towel or similar on top of the level sensor modules to catch
excess fluid and using wash, remove any dried residual ink from the ink
block valve face.
(9) Place paper towel or similar under the Qube manifold pipes and
lubricate the pipes with wash.
(10)Insert the Qube between the retaining clips and firmly push the
manifold pipes into the ink block.
(11)Continue pushing until the retaining clips engage with a click.
(12)Attach a new ink cartridge to the Qube (existing one may be re-used).
When the printer is next switched on, it will display "Bleeding Ink System Please Wait..."
Note:

Residual ink can be removed from the old Qube by inserting a 6mm hex
key into the draining tab on the base of the Qube and snapping it off.
Ensure the Qube is angled such that residual ink is not over the draining
tab during this process.

Obtain Ink Information


The ink information can be obtained from the following area: Machine Set-up
> Service > System Config. > Hardware > Ink system. The Ink and Make-up
types can be obtained from the cartridges, or by selecting Ink Details.

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OPERATION

CREATING A MESSAGE
All of the screens presented on the display are fully described in "Screen
Descriptions".

Display Contrast
QVGA screen
The display contrast can be adjusted by pressing the shift
and printer setup
buttons together to enter the adjustment mode, then use the
buttons to increase/decrease the contrast and the
buttons to increase/
decrease the brightness. Pressing the Select
button will save these settings.
Note:

Exiting using shift and printer setup again will temporarily use these
settings but will revert back to the original settings on restart of the printer.

SVGA screen
The display contrast can be adjusted by selecting Machine Setup.
Then pressing the Configuration button.
User
Config
Editor
View

Then press the User Config>Editor View>LCD, then select Brightness.


Using the

button adjust the brightness.

It is also possible to select the Keyboard language within this screen.

Navigation and Operation


To delete a character, in the Message Editor or any editable field, move the
cursor to the right of the object to be deleted, pressing the delete button will
then remove the character/object. Note that new characters are always
inserted immediately in front of highlighted characters.
Font (character) size, bold characters and double spacing can be selected as
function button options. Pressing the button activates the option and all
subsequent entries will be size/bold/spaced accordingly, until the option is
turned off.
Values can be typed in, or changed by using the increment/decrement
buttons. Values which have ! adjacent to the !
! buttons are effective
immediately. Other values become effective only when OK or the equivalent
is selected using the function buttons.
Numeric values can be altered either by using the
buttons, or (in edit
mode) by using the numeric buttons. In edit mode, either press the OK
button or "click" off the setting to action the value.
Font size is indicated by the vertical size of the cursor. If a larger font size is
inserted into a multi-line message, the other characters will be automatically
arranged around the larger characters.

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Note:

Print Properties can be applied using the Print Parameters menu. These
properties affect the current message only and will be saved with the
message (except print height, width, delay and items changed via the
Machine Print Settings). Default parameters affecting all messages are set
within the Print Setup menu.

To navigate through screens, use the function buttons


at the side to open
the required menu and use the up level button
to move back a level in the
menu.
With SVGA the function buttons are selected by pressing the option on the
screen itself.
To select items, either use the left/right cursor buttons
to scroll
through the options, or press the select button
to display the full list, and
then use the up/down cursor buttons
to move through the list to the
required option and press the select button
to select the required option.
If the information spreads across two screens, use the up/down
cursors
to move between the options, when the last option is reached, pressing the
down arrow again will jump to the next screen. For SVGA screens simply
press the scroll bar below the slide to move down a screen or above the slide to
move up a screen (previous screen).
In the Message Editor it is possible to open the properties or relevant setting
dialogue for inserted formats by using the left/right cursor buttons
to
highlight the entry and pressing the select button .

To Create the Message


(1) Press the Message Editor topic button.
(2) Type in the message (e.g. abc).
Creating a detailed message can include entering clock data, serial numbers,
shift codes or text fields (see below). To continue with a simple message,
proceed as follows.
To set properties such as Font Height, Bold, Inter Character Gap and Message
Formats, within the Message Editor, select Font Options. Select the required
option from the function buttons.

To Save the Message


Once the message has been created, it is possible to save the message from
within the Message Editor by pressing the Save/Clear button.
Notes: (1) If the message in the Message Editor has already been saved, pressing the
Save/Clear button will clear the Message Editor.
(2) It is also possible to save the active message (in the Message Editor) via
the message store, by pressing the Save button.

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To Set Reverse, Inverted and/or Repeated for the


Message
To print the message in a different orientation and/or repeat print the
message, select the required option within the Print Parameters menu.
Repeat Printing
The current message can be repeated for either a specified number of extra
prints or can continuously repeat for one product detect signal.
Select Repeat Printing, then select the required mode (either Counted or
Continuous)
Repeat Counted will print the current message for this specified amount.
Set the Repeat Pitch - this is the distance from the start of one message to the
start of the next (measured in strokes). It is also possible to update any clock
and serial number information contained in the message with each print, or
choose to keep the same information but update with each product detect
signal by setting the Update Each Print? to the required value.
Note:

The number of counted repeats is extra to the initial print, i.e. 6 will print
6 extra prints (7 in total).

If the Use print go to end? is set to No then the repeat print will continue to the
end of the specified amount, if set to Yes, then the repeat printing will stop if
the product detect signal becomes inactive.
Repeat Continuous will repeat the same message continuously while the
product detect signal is active. As with the Repeat Counted, both the Repeat
Pitch and Update Each Print can be set.

Reverse and/or Invert


The message can be printed in reverse and/or inverted. The setting for both
these functions are the same.
Reverse
Or
Invert

There are four possible options for these settings: Printer Setting, Flip, Counted
or Continuous. Printer Setting is effectively Off as it does not apply any
reverse/invert settings over and above the printer settings. Flip is effectively
On as it will set the reverse/invert settings to the opposite of the printer
settings.
Continuous, with the Count set to the required number (e.g. 2), the
message will print in the orientation specified in initial state (either printer
setting or flip) for the next 2 product detects, then print inverted (or reversed)
for the next 2 product detects, etc.
Note:

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Message reverse and invert can also be controlled externally via a user
port. Please refer to page 4-20 for further details.

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Counted, this is set in conjunction with the repeat printing function.


With the Count set to the required number (e.g. 3), the message will print in
the orientation specified in initial state (either printer setting or flip) 3 times
then print reversed (or inverted) 3 times.
The Repeat printing must also be set for this function. Set Repeat to
Continuous to continue printing until the product detect signal stops or use
Counted to specify the number of messages to print.
Note:
Invert Continuous of 2 will
print in the initial
orientation for 2 product
detects received, will then
change to Invert for 2
product detects

ABC

Printing left to right

Repeat count of 6 giving 6 extra prints

ABC

ABC

CBA

CBA

CBA

ABC

Reverse count of 3 gives 3 in the initial orientation then 3 reverse prints, etc.

ABC

CBA

CBA

ABC

CBA
CBA

= Product Detect

CBA

ABC

ABC

CBA

CBA

ABC

and

CBA

CBA

CBA

ABC

ABC

ABC

ABC

CBA

ABC

Repeat = 6, Invert Continuous = 2


Reverse Counted = 3
Repeat off, Invert Continuous = 2

Example of Repeat, Reverse and Invert Printing

To Print the Message


With the printer in a Ready to Print state:
(1) Simply press the Send to Print button on the membrane, to print the
currently selected message.
The message will now be printed at each Print Go signal.
Note:

If an on-line message is changed in any way, it is necessary to press the


Send to Print button again to implement the changes.

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OPERATION

To Save the Message


It is possible to save the current message within the message editor by pressing
the Save/Clear button.
Note:

If the message in the Message Editor has already been saved, pressing the
Save/Clear button will Clear the Editor.

It is also possible to save the message via the Message Store:


(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)
(5)

Press the Message Store topic button to open the message store.
Press the Save button.
Type in the name of the message (e.g. "Example").
Select OK from the button options.
It is possible to assign any stored message as the currently printing
message by highlighting it and pressing the Send to Print button.

To Delete the Message from Store


Note:

A message being currently used for printing (marked "


deleted.
(1) Select Message Store

") should not be

(2) Highlight the message to be deleted and select Store Manager then Delete
Message.
Delete
Message

To Select an Existing Message


(1) Select the Message Store
(2) Use the down and up cursor buttons to move to the required message in
the store (an example of the message is shown at the bottom of the
screen)
(3) Press the Send to Print button to set this message as the active message,
or,
Press the Select button to open the message in the message editor where
it can be edited and saved in the normal way.

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To Import/Export a Message(s)
(1) Select the Message Store, then navigate to Store Manager > Import/
Export.
Import/
Export

(2) If the USB device does not contain any appropriate folders, the only
option available will be Create Folder, select this to create a folder.
Press Folder
Options, then
Create Folder to
open this screen.
Name the folder
and press Create.

If no folders
are present
on the USB
device, this
is the only
option.

Create a Message Folder on the USB Device

(3) If several folders already exist on the device then these will be displayed
in a list. Highlight the required folder to import from or export to.
Select the
required folder
and press either
Import From or
Export To.

Select Message Folder on the USB Device

(4) To export messages saved on the printer to the USB device, select
Export to. A list of the currently saved messages will display, either use
the select
button to select the required message (this will add a
next to the name) or Select All to mark all messages for export. Select
Export to begin the export to the USB device. It is also possible to
export an entire message store to the USB device.
Either use the select
button to select
individual messages (note the next to
the name in this example) or press Select
All to select all of the messages, then press
Export to export to the USB device. Export
Message Store will export the entire
message store to the USB device.

Export Messages to the USB Device

(5) To import messages saved in a folder on the USB device, select the
folder from the list and press Import From. A list of the messages
contained in this folder will be displayed, as for the export process
above, either mark individual messages to import or select Select All. It
is also possible to import a new message store.

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OPERATION

Either use the select


button to select
individual messages (note the next to
the names in this example) or press Select
All to select all of the messages, then press
Import to import from the USB device.
Import as New Store will import the entire
store into the printer, regardless of
individual selections.

Import Messages from the USB Device

(6) If either destination contains messages of the same name, it is possible to


either overwrite, rename. ignore the message or abort the operation.

To Enter a Clock Entry


Note:
(1)
(2)
Or

Or

(3)

Note:

Ensure that the clocks are enabled via the Machine Set-up menu, see page
3-68.
Enter the Message Editor and select Clock from the function buttons.
Select the required clock format from the function buttons - either Date
or Time.
A list of these formats will display. Either select from one of these or
choose to edit or create a new one.
An example of the highlighted format will display at the bottom of the
screen.
It is also possible to hide clock formats that are not used, this is done in
the Machine Set-up menu, see page 3-68.

(4) Press the Select button to enter the highlighted format into the current
message.
New

(5) To create a new format, select New from the function buttons, using the
following date/time codes, create the required format. Again, an
example will be shown at the bottom of the screen.

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Note:

Please note that the following codes are case sensitive.


Date Codes:

%A
%B
%C
%D
%E
%F
%G
%J
%K
%L
%P

Properties

Save

Edit

Save As

Date (01 to 31)


Day of Year (001 to 366)
Julian Year (0 to 9)
Year (00 to 99)
Year (1970 to 2038)
Month (01 to 12)
Month Name
Day Name
Week Number (01 to 53)
Day Number (1 to 7)
Julian Day (001 to 366)

Time Codes:

%H
%I
%M
%N
%O

Hours (00 to 23)


Quarter Hours (01 to 96)
Minutes (0 to 59)
Seconds (0 to 59)
Alpha Hours.

Note:
Only enter date codes into date formats and time codes into time formats.
(6) Select Properties to set the properties of the clock format. It is possible
to assign a clock offset (see next), set the language or drop height.
(7) Press Save to save this new format.
(8) To edit an existing format, select the required format from the list and
press Edit. Make the required changes and either select Save to
overwrite using the same name, or use Save As to save as a new name.

Clock Offsets

Change

Change

OK

OK

It is possible to apply offsets to the master (real time) clock. This means that
frequently used offsets can be saved and used with date/time fields.
There are four offsets that can be used with the clock. It is advisable to leave
one of these as zero to enable the master (real time) clock to also be entered.
The offsets available are: years, months, weeks, days, hours or minutes.
To set the offsets:
(1) In the Message Editor, select Clock then Clock Offsets.
(2) A list of the available clock offsets is displayed. Highlight the offset to
be changed and press Change. This will open the properties for the
offset.
(3) Set the required offset e.g. one month. Press OK to accept the
changes. Repeat for the other offsets as required.
(4) The offsets are now set and can be applied to clock formats.
Note:
Changing the clock offsets via the Message Editor will only affect the
offsets for the current message. To change the default clock offsets, refer to
the Machine Setup menu, see page 3-73.

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OPERATION

To Set and Enter a Shift Code


The shift codes are set via the Machine Set-up menu, as follows:

Machine
Print
Settings
Default
Machine
Settings

(1) With the Machine Set-up selected, press the Configuration button, then
select Machine Print Settings > Clock Dep. Options > Shift Codes.
(2) Use the up/down cursor arrows to navigate to the start and end time,
then use the left/right arrow to increment/decrement the time for the
first shift.

Clock
Dep.
Options

Use the Up/Down


cursor to move, then
enter the required data

Shift
Codes

Use the left/right cursor


to move to the next shift

Four shifts

(3) Enter a shift code label - this will display in the message if the shift is
inserted.
Note:
Reset Shift

The Message Editor will space the message to allow for the longest of the
shift code labels.

(4) Press Reset Shift to reset the current shift back to zero.
(5) Use the up/down arrow to return to the top line "Shift Code" then use
the right cursor button to page to the next shift.
(6) Repeat the process for all required shifts. There is a total of 24 shifts
available.

OK

(7) Press OK when the shifts are set.


(8) Once the shift codes are set, they can be entered into a message via the
Message Editor. Within the Message Editor, select Clock then Shift
Code.
(9) The screen will display the shift codes as set previously. Press Select to
enter a shift code into the message. The name of the current shift will
be displayed in the message.

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To Enter a Serial Number


(1) With Message Editor selected, select Special Field, then Serial Number.
Initially, this screen may be empty, but as serial numbers are created and
saved, they will be displayed in a list.
(2) Press New to create a new serial number.

New

Advanced

The screen will change to show the parameters controlling the serial
numbering. These include the start number (first limit), finish number
(second limit) and the change between messages (step size). If the start
number is below the finish number the change (step) will be incremental, i.e.
positive. If the start number is above the finish number, the change (step) will
automatically be decremental, i.e. negative. If required, the same serial
number can be entered into a selected number of messages before it is
changed (Repeat Count). Also, the language for the serial number can be
either English (default), Arabic or Farsi.
More advanced serial numbers can be set up, to include a letter-type prefix or
suffix and batch linking between two serial numbers. In the case of
alphanumeric serial numbers, the order (precedence) in which the alpha and
numeric parts are updated can be selected. In the following steps, the example
entries will create a serial number AA0000, AA0001 . . . through AX0000 . .
up to KK1000, increasing at each step by 1.
(3) Use down and up cursor buttons to move the highlight bar and select
the details of the serial number, and type in the required values. For
example:
First Limit: ............................0
Second Limit: .........................1000
Start Value: ............................0
Leading Zeros:........................Yes
Step Size: ..............................1
Repeat Count: ........................0
Language: ..............................English
The serial number is displayed at the bottom of the screen.
(4) If a more complex serial number is required, select Advanced.
(5) Use down and up cursor buttons to move the highlight bar and select
the details of the serial number, and enter the required values. For
example:
Alpha: ...................................Prefix
Batch Link:............................No (A300+/A200+ only)
Precedence: .............................Numeric
First Limit: ............................AA
Second Limit: .........................KK
Lower Character:.....................A
Upper Character:.....................X
Start Value: ............................AA

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OK

(6) Select OK from the button options.


(7) Use the Select button to enter the serial number into the message.
When more serial numbers are saved, these will be displayed in a list and
can also be entered into the message by highlighting the required serial
number and pressing Select within the Insert Serial Number screen. These
serial numbers can also be edited by highlighting the serial number to
be edited and pressing the Edit button.
(8) The serial number can be controlled by a user port (if fitted). To allow
the printer to pass to external control, set the Internal Updates on Counter
1 and/or Counter 2 to Disabled.
See also page 3-27 for serial number details, page 3-29 for details of counter
control and page 3-52 for User Port Set-up.

User Port
Note:

This requires the optional User Port Option Kit (includes RS232)
EAS002846SP to be fitted. Refer to page 8-8.

It is possible to allow peripheral equipment to control several functions


(message select, invert or reverse, serial number control and custom shift
register reset) within the printer. This is performed using a user port.

External Message Select


Note:

Ensure the messages required for external selection are created and saved
within the printer.

The printer will allocate slot numbers to each message, slot 1 being the first.
Therefore, the first message created and saved will be saved to slot 1, the
second will be in slot 2, etc. The user port will select from these slot numbers
to select the messages via SK2. SK2 is a 37-way connector. Message select
can use 8 of these pins to allow between 1 and 255 messages (relating to slots
1 to 255) to be selected.
Note:

Because other functions, such as external message invert/reverse can also


use SK2, this will reduce the number of pins available and hence the
number of messages that can be selected.

With the required messages created and saved in the correct slot numbers (see
below to change a slots number), it is then necessary to put the messages
"online".

User
Port

To select all messages to be online, meaning that they are all ready to print and
therefore available for external selection, enter the Message Store, then select
Message Store Manager>User Port>Put Messages Online. When viewed in the
message store, notice that all messages will now have a tick next to them.
The peripheral device can now be used to select the message, using SK2 pins
1 to 8 as a binary reference, connecting to Pin 13 (GND) to select slots 1 to
255.

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Change Slot Numbers


To change the slot number allocated to a message, enter the Message Store,
then select Message Store Manager > User Port >Change Slot.

External Message Invert/Reverse


Both message Invert and Reverse (and the Custom Shift Register (CSR) data)
can also be controlled externally and use any of pins 1 to 8 of SK2.
Within the User Port setup screen (see page 3-52), select the Input as
Reverse, Invert or CSR Data. Next, select the pin (on SK2) that the signal
will be received on (pins 1 to 8), then select the Active State (in the example
below it is disabled, meaning that Reverse is not set for external control).

Notes: (1) If using external invert, reverse and/or CSR data in conjunction with
external message select, this will reduce the number of messages that can be
selected, as it will reduce the number of pins available. Select the range of
pins for external message select accordingly, for example use pin 8 for
external invert and select pins 1-7 for message select.
(2) External Reverse/Invert works in conjunction with the internal Reverse/
Invert.

Additional Functions
Inputs
CSR Data: This input is for the custom shift register feature mainly used in
special applications.

Outputs
Rollover (Counter 1): This output will be switched when the rollover of
Counter 2 occurs.
Rollover (Counter 2): This output will be switched when the rollover of
Counter 2 occurs.

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Print Reject: This output will be switched when a print related alert occurs
that could affect the printer printing the right message on the right product.
The type of alerts that will output the print reject signal are Print Max Speed
Limit in Force, Long print, check print quality, Detected too Many Products, Some
Ignored, Print Trigger Occurred Too Early, and Print GO occurred While Printing.

Interrupts
Print Counter (1) Reset: This interrupt will reset the statistics menu
Resettable Counter 1.
Print Counter (2) Reset: This interrupt will reset the statistics menu
Resettable Counter 2.
Reset (Counter 1): This interrupt will reset Counter 1 after the current
committed message prints. The message is committed to print at the time of
an active print trigger. Counter 1 will be reset to the start value that is
specified in the counter setup.
Instant Reset (Counter 1): This interrupt will instantly reset Counter 1
even if the message has already been sent to print. Counter 1 will be reset to
the start value that is specified in the counter setup.
Reset (Counter 2): This interrupt will reset counter 2 after the current
committed message prints. The message is committed to print at the time of
an active print trigger. Counter 2 will be reset to the start value that is
specified in the counter setup.
Instant Reset (Counter 2): This interrupt will instantly reset counter 2
even if the message has already sent to print. Counter 2 will be reset to the
start value that is specified in the counter setup.
Update (Counter 1): This interrupt will update Counter 1 by the step size
that has been specified in the counter setup. The printer can be configured in
the Print Parameters > Machine Counters and Print Size > Serial Number Control
menu to disable Internal Updates. This will prevent the printer updating
Counter 1 on each active print trigger and so only allowing the user port to
update.
Instant Update (Counter 1): This interrupt will instantly update Counter
1 by the step size that has been specified in the counter setup even if the
message has already been sent to print. The printer can be configured in the
Print Parameters > Machine Counters and Print Size > Serial Number Control
menu to disable Internal Updates. This will prevent the printer updating the
Counter 1 on each active print trigger and so only allowing the user port to
update.

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Update (Counter 2): This interrupt will update Counter 2 by the step size
that has been specified in the counter setup. The printer can be configured in
the Print Parameters > Machine Counters and Print Size > Serial Number Control
menu to disable Internal Updates. This will prevent the printer updating
Counter 2 on each active print trigger and so only allowing the user port to
update.
Instant Update (Counter 2): This interrupt will instantly update Counter
2 by the step size that has been specified in the counter setup even if the
message has already been sent to print. The printer can be configured in the
Print Parameters > Machine Counters and Print Size > Serial Number Control
menu to disable Internal Updates. This will prevent the printer updating
Counter 2 on each active print trigger and so only allowing the user port to
update.
CSR Clock: This interrupt is for the custom shift register feature used in
conjunction with the CSR Data Input. This is mainly used in special
applications.
Print Enable: This interrupt will enable or disable the printing.
Print Abort: This interrupt will abort the current committed and printing
message at the end of the current stroke.
Backlash: This interrupt resets the backlash counter/memory which can be
viewed in the Spanner > Spanner > System Config > External I_F menu.
Inst. Script Reset: This interrupt will instantly reset a script even if the
message has already been sent to print. The script will be reset if a persistent
variable has been encoded in the script.
Script Reset: This interrupt will reset a script after the current committed
message prints. The message is committed to print at the time of an active
print trigger. The script will be reset if a persistent variable has been encoded
in the script.

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To Enter Prompted Text or Password Fields


A text field is a blank area which can be left within a message, e.g. to avoid
interference with other pre-printed information. It is also possible to include
information from an external source to insert within the message.
(1) With Message Editor selected, select Machine Options, then select
Prompted/Text Field/Password, then Updateable Text Field. The display
will change to show the Text Field screen.
(2) Either select Padded to enter a space, then enter a value representing the
size of the field (measured in characters). Or, to insert text from an
external source, select External and set the input source - refer to page
3-38 for further details.
(3) Select OK from the button options. The message will re-appear
showing a space sized according to the settings from the previous step at
the position of the cursor.

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To Enter a Barcode
The printer currently supports the following barcodes:
1D or Linear Barcodes

UPC A

Numeric only, 12 digit chars max (1 digit number system, 5


digit manufacturer code, 5 digit product code and 1 check
digit).

UPC E

Numeric only, is an 12 digit UPC A code that s compressed


into a 6 digit UPC E code (a compressed version of UPC A,
note that not all UPC A codes can be compressed).

Code 39

Alphanumeric, can encode the 26 uppercase letterset (A to Z),


the numeric set (0 to 9) and 7 special characters (space $ - . / +
%) may also contain a check digit, but has no restriction on
length.

Code 93

Alphanumeric, can encode the 26 uppercase letter set (A to Z),


the numeric set (0 to 9) and 7 special characters (space $ - . / +
%), contains 2 check digits but has no restriction on length.
Uses additional unique circle codes ($), (%), (/) and (+) to
encode the full ASCII set.

Code 128

Alphanumeric, can encode the full ASCII set Code sets A and B
and compresses double numeric digits Code set C, has no
restriction on length.

EAN 128

As Code 128, except that after the start code there will be a
FUNC1 code, also () are not included in the coding.

EAN 13

13 numeric digits - 12 user specified and 1 check digit.

EAN 8

8 numeric digits - 7 user specified and 1 check digit.

2/5
Industrial

Numeric only, has no restriction on length.

2/5
Numeric only, has no restriction on length.
Interleaved
2/5
Standard

Numeric only, has no restriction on length.

2/5
Numeric only, has no restriction on length but has bearer bars
Interleaved (one above and one below the barcode).
Bars
ITF 14

14 numeric digits using Interleaved Code 25 symbology

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2D Barcodes

Data
ASCII values 0 to 255 (extended ASCII 128 to 255). 1-64
Matrix
characters (excluding check digits). Reed-Solomon check digit
(ECC 200) algorithm (error correction).
Twenty-four square symbols with even number of rows and
columns in sizes (not including quiet zones): 10x10 to 26x26
modules (steps of 2 modules per side), 32x32 to 52x52 modules
(steps of 4 modules per side), 64x64 to 104x104 modules (steps
of 8 modules per side), 120x120 to 144x144 modules (steps of
16 modules per side).
Six rectangular symbol size versions (not including quiet zones):
8x18 and 12x26 modules (1 data region), 8x32 and 12x36
modules (2 data regions) and 16x36 and 16x48 modules (2 data
regions).
QR Code

Square two dimensional machine readable codes. Model 1 or 2.


Error correction level L, M, H or Q. Dimensions are 21x21,
25x25 or 29x29. Payload (1-64): Any character in the range
0x000 - 0xFFFF: Characters in the range 0xNN40 - 0xNNFC,
where NN=0x81 - 0x9F or 0xE0 - 0xEA and characters of the
form 0xEBNN where NN= 0x00 - 0xBF, will be encoded as
Kanji (Shift JIS System).

Notes: (1) The printer can currently print 10x10, 12x12, 14x14, 16x16,
18x18, 20x20, 22x22, 24x24, 26x26, 32x32, 8x18, 8x32,
12x26, 12x36, 16x36, and 16x48 data matrix symbols. The amount
of data that can be contained within a data matrix symbol is dependant on
the data matrix size.
(2) The printers applies a limit of 64 characters to unrestricted codes
Enter the Barcode menu of the Message Editor, here barcodes can be created
and saved. Once saved, a list of the barcodes will be displayed, to insert the
barcode into the message, simply highlight the required barcode and press the
select button. A graphic representation will then be shown as part of the
message.
For further information on creating barcodes, refer to page 3-30.

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To Import Logos
Logos are imported using a USB device:
Configure
Upgrade

Notes: (1) The following path is required on a USB device when importing logos:
usb_updates/user/data/logos (see graphic below). Enter the logo to
import in the "logos" folder.
(2) Logos must be monochrome Windows bitmap files. They are also
restricted by the size of the logo grid.
(1) With the required logo saved to the USB device, plug it into the USB
slot on the left side of the printer.
(2) Enter the Configure Upgrade menu. Select from the Upgrade list Logos,
and press Start Config Upgrade.
Select Logos
from List

Pathname for USB Device

To Create a Logo
Logos are created and stored in the Logo Store before use in a message. The
procedure consists of creating a matrix representing the possible drop positions
and marking the positions of drops making up the logo. During the
procedure, the following will be required:
(a) The logo name
(b) The approximate width of the logo - in strokes
(c) The approximate height of the logo - in drops.
Space around the logo (padding) is part of the logo and provision must be
included in the matrix size.

QVGA
(1) Within the Message Editor, select Insert Special Field, then Logo.
Initially, this area will be blank, but as logos are imported or saved, a list
of available logos will be shown here. To insert a logo from the list into
the message, press the Select button.
New

(2) To create a new logo, open the logo editor by selecting New. Enter the
width and height of the logo (in drops), to create a grid and press OK.

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Note:

Depending on the font height, the height(s) available may be restricted,


although it is still possible to create a larger size but it will not be possible
to enter this into a message where it exceeds the message height.

(3) A grid of this height and width will now display. Use the cursor
buttons to navigate the drop position, and use the Select button to toggle
the drop position on or off.
(4) Use Dot Continuous to turn on the drop position, without the need to
press the Select button for every square.
Note:

A square will display in the toolbar at the bottom of the screen to show if
the Dot Continuous function is enabled. The grid reference is also
displayed.
Current Drop
Position
Horizontal Grid
Position
Vertical Grid
Position

Dot Continuous
Function (enabled)

Logo Editor

(5) When the logo is complete, press Save As to save the message. Enter the
required name and press OK. This logo should now appear in the list of
saved logos.
(6) To edit a logo, highlight the logo to be edited from the list and select
Edit. This will open the logo in the Logo Editor. Once the changes
have been made, it is possible to overwrite using Save or save this edited
logo under a new name using Save As.
Note:

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It is possible to edit a logo that is inserted into a message, by highlighting


the logo within the message editor and pressing the Select button. This
will open the logo in the message editor.

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SVGA
(1) Within the Message Editor, select Insert Special Field, then Logo.
Initially, this area will be blank, but as logos are imported or saved, a list
of available logos will be shown here. To insert a logo from the list into
the message, press the Select button.
New

(2) To create a new logo, open the logo editor by selecting New. Enter the
width and height of the logo (in drops), to create a grid and press OK.
Note:

Depending on the font height, the height(s) available may be restricted,


although it is still possible to create a larger size but it will not be possible
to enter this into a message where it exceeds the message height.

A grid of the specified height and width will now be displayed.


(3) Within this screen, simple line logo creation can be performed. Use the
arrow buttons to move the cursor around the grid. It is possible to
enter a single dot using the button in the centre of the arrows, or use
the dot continuous button to turn on the dots continuously.

Grid

Logo Editor
Use arrows to
move cursor
around grid

Dot Continuous
Function (enabled)

Dot Clear Continuous


Function

With Dot
Continuous Off,
use the dot
button to enter a
dot on the grid

Dot Continuous

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(4) There are several functions across the top of the screen:
Basic line entry with dot continuous option.
Enables shapes to be cut, copied and pasted.
Create shapes such as lines, squares and circles, etc.
Create text and apply formatting (italic, bold or underline).
Import existing logos and apply formatting (flip
horizontal/vertical).
Zoom
(5) To enter a basic shape into the logo, select the Shapes button. The
screen will change as follows:
Circles
Shapes

Overlap
Boldness
Dot

Line

Arrows

Squares

Move

Size

Shapes Screen

(6) To create a square:


Use the size boxes (at the bottom of screen) and the arrow buttons to
drag the area that the square will occupy.
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Two grid references will be shown beneath the grid at either end. These
reference from the top left edge to show the grid points of the top left edge
and the bottom right edge of the red bounding box.
Select the shape required (square for this example).
Select the boldness of the shape
This should now fill the specified area with a blue square of the
specified shape and size.
While the square is blue it is still active so can be moved and edited
(sized or shape changed).

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(7) With the square at the required setting, press the dot button to confirm
and the shape will change to black (as displayed)
(8) This is the same process for the circle or line shapes.
(9) To copy the shape, either move the red bounding box to the required
position and repeat the creation process in step (6) to step (7).
(10)It is possible to overlap the shapes and display them as clear or filled, as
follows:
Initially the shapes, if overlapped,
will display as shown.

To display the shapes as solid, use the


button, the shapes will display as shown.

Overlap

Note:

Use the Overlap button before confirming the selection with the dot
button.

(11)To enter text into the logo:


Press the Insert Text button to display the screen as follows:

Insert Text
Button

Italic
Underline
Dot

Insert
Text
Repeat
Bold

Move
Text
Size

Text Screen

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(12)Press the Insert Text button, a text entry screen will display as follows.
Enter the required text here using the keyboard. Press OK to insert
text.

Use the tab to display


the keyboard

Text Entry Screen

(13)This text will now be shown in the logo grid. Using the Text Size
buttons, size the text as required.

text now
in Grid

Repeat

Move

Text Size

Import Logo Screen

(14)Use the move button to position the text as required.


(15)Use the bold, italic and underline buttons to format the text as required.
Use the dot button to confirm the settings.
(16)To repeat the text insert using the same settings, simply press the repeat
button, to format the text repeat step (13) to step (15).
The overlap button can be used as described in step (10).

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(17)To import an existing logo:


Select the logo button to display the following screen:

Inverse
Video

Fill
Dot
Open
Scroll
Copy
Flip

Move
Size

Import Logo Screen

(18)Press the open button and select the logo to import from the list. Press
OK insert the logo.
Note:

Be aware that when importing other logos the grid will be included. This
can be seen in the example shown below.

(19)This logo will appear in blue on the grid (notice that the red bounding
box surrounds the grid size of the imported logo). Use the move and
size buttons to position and size the area to occupy.

Import Logo Screen

(20)It is possible to flip the image horizontally and/or vertically using the
flip buttons or create a negative of the image using the inverse video
button. Press the dot button to confirm the settings.

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It is possible to use editing functions. These will affect anything that is


contained in the red bounding box. Use the size and move buttons to select
the area to edit:
(21)Use the
vertically.

buttons to flip the selected area either horizontally or

(22)Use the
below).

button to display the area in inverse video (see example

(23)Use the
is long.

button to gradually move to the end of the logo if the logo

(24)The displayed logo can be zoomed in or out using the zoom buttons.

Inverse Video

(25)Pressing the Preview button will show a preview of the logo.

Preview Logo

(26)The grid can be resized at anytime using the Resize button, but be
aware that if reducing the grid size to less than the current logo size, the
logo will be cropped.
(27)Press Save As to save the logo, then use the select button to insert into
the message.

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BACK-UP PRINTER
There are 4 types of file information that can be saved to a USB device, these
are: Full, Messages, Service and Production. These will save different
information to a USB memory device: a Full back-up will copy the entire
printer configuration; a Message back-up will copy all the messages in the
current message store. Both the Full and Message back-ups can also be
copied (restored) to other printers or retained to restore the original printer
settings.
The Service and Production files can be copied from the printers software
files, and this provides information for a service engineer, such as log files, jet
characterisation information and email information. These file types cannot
be copied back to the printer as they are for information only.

To Create a Back-up
(1) Insert the USB memory stick into the USB slot inside the ink
compartment (refer to the diagram on the inside of the ink
compartment door for the USB port location).
(2) In the Machine Set-up menu, select Back-up then Back-up to USB.
Backup
to USB

(3) From the list, select the type of back-up required.

Note:

Full Back-up can take up to 40 minutes to complete.

(4) Press Start Back-up to begin. The screen will change to show the
progress of the back-up.
(5) A prompt will display when the back-up is complete and will inform if
successful, "Full back-up to USB successful".
(6) The file has now been copied to the USB device and can be used to
restore to either the same printer or another printer, or used for
information.

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CAUTION:

If restoring information to a different printer, it is essential


that the printer hardware is of the same version level. Please
contact your local office for advice.

To Restore from the USB Device


Restore
Options

Only the Full or Message back-ups can be used to restore to a printer. The
information will be used to override the current settings in the printer.
Note:

It is necessary to restart the printer as part of the restore procedure.

(1) Insert the USB device containing the back-up file(s).


(2) In the Machine Set-up menu, select Backup then Restore Options.
(3) Select the type of restore required, then press Recover Back-up. If more
than one back-up of the same type is found a prompt will display asking
for confirmation of which back-up to restore.
Note:

Full back-ups and larger message files may take a few minutes to
complete.

(4) A progress bar will display. Once complete, a prompt such as "Messages
restored to printer successfully" will display to show whether the restore
was successful.
(5) Press OK to exit the screen

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FAULT FINDING
CONTENTS
Page
INTRODUCTION ..........................................................................
Red Alerts .....................................................................................
Non-recoverable ........................................................................
Recoverable ...............................................................................

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Amber Alerts .................................................................................


Configurable Alerts ........................................................................
Fault Acknowledgement .................................................................
ALERT / STATUS BAR MESSAGES ..............................................
PRINTER STATES ..........................................................................

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PRINTER FAULTS .........................................................................


No Indicators Showing ..................................................................
Machine Does Not Print ................................................................
Print Position Incorrect ..................................................................
Print Size Too Small .......................................................................
Gutter Over-flowing Ink ................................................................
PRINT QUALITY FAULTS ............................................................

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INTRODUCTION
Red Alerts
Red alerts are shown by a flashing red LED indicator on the alert switch and a
corresponding message displaying in the status/alert bar. They show the
presence of faults and stop the printer printing or prevent an unsafe condition
occurring. There are two types:

Non-recoverable
The jet will shut off (without following the normal sequencing). If the fault
condition is still present when acknowledged, the red LED will remain on and
the alert bar message will continue to show. If the fault condition has cleared
when acknowledged, the red LED will extinguish and the message will be
removed.

Recoverable
The printer attempts to recover - the red LED and the green LED on Start/
Stop button will flash. If the printer does manage to recover, the amber LED
will illuminate to inform the user of the status and the printer will be ready to
print. If the recovery was unsuccessful, the printer will switch to jet on only
with the red alert still raised. The red LED will only extinguish when the
alert is cleared.

Amber Alerts
Amber alerts are used to inform the operator that the printer is in need of
attention or that there are message handling errors.
If the fault condition is still present when acknowledged, the amber LED will
remain on and the alert bar message will show. If the fault condition has
cleared, the amber LED will extinguish and the alert bar message will be
removed.

Configurable Alerts
Some amber alerts can have their severity changed, or be switched off. To
configure alerts, please contact Domino Service.

Fault Acknowledgement
Depending on the alert, some messages are automatically cleared when the
condition is cleared although they will remain in the fault log list until the
user has acknowledged them (if the alert does not disappear from the list
when acknowledged, it means the problem still exists). If two or more alerts
exist simultaneously, the highest priority alert is displayed.
All reports are recorded in the error log, together with times of
acknowledgement and repair.

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ALERT / STATUS BAR MESSAGES

Alert/Status Bar

PRINTER STATES
Shown below are some of the more common printer states, these will be
shown in the status/alert bar at the bottom of the screen:
Status: Standby
The printer is in a standby state - the ink system is inactive but the user
interface can still be used to enter information.
Status: Getting ready to print
The printer is getting ready to print. Once this process has complete, the
printer should be in the Ready to Print status.
Status: Ready to Print
The printer is ready to print - as long as a message is on-line, the message will
print on receiving a product detect signal.
Status: Not Ready to Print
The printer is going from the Ready to Print status to either Jet on only or
Standby status.
Status: Heating
The printer is heating the print head to the optimum temperature for the ink
Status: Ink System Standby
The ink system is pressurised and active, but the jet is off.
Wake-up Mode Cycle Running
The Wake-up software is active. This will run the pump for 3 minutes in
every 20 minutes to stir the ink.

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PRINTER FAULTS
The following problems can have the suggested causes and remedies.

No Indicators Showing
Possible Cause

Possible Remedy

Power failure.

Restore power.

Fuse failure.

Replace fuse (see page 6-56).

Machine Does Not Print


Possible Cause

Possible Remedy

Message faulty.

Check data entry.

Product detector (sensor)


disconnected or faulty.

Check sensor.

Width control set too low.

Reset width control.

Faulty Shaft Encoder.

Check shaft encoder and


connector.

External stroke source selected


(where no encoder is fitted).

Change to internal stroke source.

Send to Print button has not been


pressed

Press Send to Print button on


the membrane to send
current message to print.

Enable/Disable (Send to Print)


button has been pressed whilst
in the Home screen

This button will toggle printing


within the Home screen, so
only necessary action is to
press button again.

Possible Cause

Possible Remedy

The EHT has tripped

Check the print head and clean if


necessary, if fault persists it may be
necessary to align the print head
(see page 6-30).

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Print Position Incorrect


Possible Cause

Possible Remedy

Print offset incorrect.

Re-enter Print offset data.

Product detector/sensor misaligned.

Re-align detector.

Spaces entered at start or end of


message.

Clear fixed spaces from input data.

Printer displays "Print Trigger


Occurred Whilst Printing". Either
the repeat pitch is too short or the
message is too long.

Increase the repeat pitch or


decrease the message length.

Print Size Too Small


Possible Cause

Possible Remedy

Character height adjustment


incorrect.

Adjust print height.

Jet alignment with deflector plates


incorrect.

Check jet alignment.

Ink Pressure too high.

Check and reset pressure if


required.

Solvent on deflector plates (after


cleaning).

Dry deflector plates.

Print head too close to product.

Check position of print head.

Incorrect size nozzle fitted.

Check and replace if necessary.

Gutter Over-flowing Ink


Possible Cause

Possible Remedy

Gutter tube blocked.

Wash down and clear gutter.

Air leak preventing vacuum at


gutter.

Check gutter circuit for leaks.

Pressure set incorrectly.

Adjust pressure.

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PRINT QUALITY FAULTS


The following are examples of faulty printing. In most cases, further
investigations should begin with ensuring that the print head is clean and
properly aligned.
Head not mounted at 90 degrees to direction of product movement.

TP3060_1

Head too far from print surface.

TP3061_1

Pressure too low - note missing drops from some characters.

TP3062_1

Pressure too high - note drops coalescing on some characters.

TP3063_1

Incorrect break-up - satellites can be seen in the viewer and break- up is not
in correct position relative to charge electrode.
TP3064_1

Printed drops clipping edge of gutter - jet incorrectly aligned to gutter, or


print height too low.
TP3065_1

Phase error - see incorrect break-up fault (above).

TP3066_1

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PART 6 : REPAIR
CONTENTS
INK SYSTEM REPAIRS ..................................................................
Access ............................................................................................
Ink Compartment Cover Removal .................................................
Make-Up Filter Replacement ........................................................
Feed Filter Replacement ................................................................
Level Sensor Module Replacement ................................................
Damper Replacement ....................................................................
Low Drip Valve Assembly Replacement .........................................
Pressure Window Adjustment .........................................................
Modulation Window Adjustment ...................................................
Pump Speed Check ........................................................................
Pump Assembly Replacement ........................................................
Solenoid Valve Replacement ..........................................................
Pressure Sensor Replacement .........................................................
Peltier Assembly Replacement ........................................................
Ink Temperature Sensor Replacement ............................................
Pressure Relief Valve (1psi) Refurbishment .....................................
Viscometer Replacement ...............................................................
Bleed and Gutter Jet Pump Refurbishment ....................................
PRINT HEAD REPAIR ...................................................................
Print Head Cleaning ......................................................................
Jet Alignment .................................................................................
Jet Alignment Check .................................................................
Jet Alignment Procedure ............................................................

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Charge Electrode .......................................................................... 6-33


Replacement ............................................................................. 6-33
Alignment ................................................................................. 6-34
Deflector Plate .............................................................................. 6-36
Replacement ............................................................................. 6-36
Alignment ................................................................................. 6-37
Nozzle Plate Removal and Cleaning .............................................. 6-38
Drive Rod Replacement ................................................................ 6-40
Drop Generator Replacement ........................................................ 6-43

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Thermal Sensor Replacement ........................................................


Strobe Assembly Replacement ........................................................
Gutter Pipe and Sensor Replacement .............................................
Holster Retaining Clip Replacement .............................................
ELECTRONIC SYSTEM REPAIRS ................................................
Access ............................................................................................
Power Supply Unit Replacement ...................................................
Fuse Replacement ..........................................................................
Standard Interface PCB Replacement .............................................
QVGA Front Panel PCB Replacement ..........................................
QVGA LCD Assembly Replacement .............................................
SVGA Overlay Touchscreen Replacement ......................................
SVGA Invertor PCB and Cable Assembly Replacement .................
SVGA User Interface PCB and Lead Replacement .........................
Ink System Interface PCB Replacement .........................................
Electronics Subrack Replacement ...................................................
Cooling Fan Operation ..................................................................
Air Filter Replacement ..............................................................

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Fan Replacement........................................................................ 6-67

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INK SYSTEM REPAIRS


Access
WARNINGS:

(1)

When working on or near the printer,


protective clothing (especially safety glasses)
must be worn.

(2)

If the printer is ever operated in a way that


allows it to print into a beaker, the beaker must
be made of conducting material and be
securely connected to earth (ground), as the
electrostatic charges on the ink drops used for
printing could cause a fire hazard.

(3)

Do not smoke or allow naked flames (or other


sources of ignition) in the vicinity of any inks
or solvents as this is highly dangerous.

The i-Tech ink system is located in the main body of the printer and is
accessed by a door at the front of the cabinet. The door is released by rotating
the catch anti-clockwise. The door then folds downwards. A restraining
mechanism allows the door to be unsupported during maintenance
procedures.

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Ink Compartment Cover Removal


Most ink system repairs require the prior removal of the ink compartment
cover. To do this proceed as follows:
(1) Remove any fitted cartridges by rotating the ink cartridge anticlockwise and the make-up cartridge clockwise to free it and lifting it
away.
(2) Remove the Qube by gently pulling the two retaining clips outwards
and pulling the Qube backwards, withdrawing the connecting manifold
pipes from the ink block.
(3) Remove the make-up reservoir by unscrewing the thumb wheel that
attaches it to the ink block and gently pulling the reservoir pipes out of
the ink block. To remove the pipe from the Peltier, compress the John
Guest pipe fitting and withdraw the pipe.
Note:

Cleanliness is of extreme importance. Ensure debris does not enter the


make up-reservoir during this process. Observe good cleanliness procedures
at all times.

(4) Starting in a corner, gently ease the cover out from the cabinet and
continue around the edge of the cover until it is free from the ink
compartment.
(5) Replacement of the cover is the reverse of the above.
(6) Re-fit the ink and make-up cartridges by pushing them onto the Qube
and make-up reservoir (ensure the labels are facing forwards).

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Make-Up Filter Replacement


The make-up filter is situated in the make-up reservoir. It is a user replaceable
part and therefore identified by being coloured yellow.
To replace the make-up filter:
Note:

Cleanliness is of extreme importance. Ensure debris does not enter the


make up-reservoir during this process. Observe good cleanliness procedures
at all times.

(1) Shut down the printer.


(2) If a make-up cartridge is attached to the make-up reservoir, remove it at
this stage by twisting in a clockwise direction (refer to Ink and MakeUp Cartridge Replacement on page 4-5).
(3) Remove the old make-up filter from the reservoir by inserting a 6mm
hex key into the yellow filter top and unscrewing the filter out from the
reservoir. Dispose of safely.
(4) Carefully unpack the new filter from its packaging.
(5) Use the 6mm hex key to screw the new filter home into the make-up
reservoir.
(6) Replace the make-up cartridge (if fitted).
(7) Start the printer and check for leaks.
(8) Shut the ink compartment access door.

Filter

Make-Up
Reservoir

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Make-Up Filter Replacement

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Feed Filter Replacement


Notes: (1) Tools required: Lint-free tissue to catch any escaping ink, 10mm &
11mm spanners, Pipe cutters, Protective clothing (especially safety glasses).
(2) When replacing a filter, a small length of pipe is always lost, therefore,
ensure there is enough pipe before replacing.
(3) Cleanliness is of extreme importance. Ensure debris does not enter the
Qube or ink block during this process. Observe good cleanliness procedures
at all times.
The feed filter is a special 10 micron filter fitted into the ink management
block on the left hand side when viewed from the front of the ink
compartment.
Replace the feed filter as follows:
(1) Shut down the printer.
(2) Remove the ink compartment cover as described on page 6-4 to gain
sufficient access. This removes the ink and make-up cartridges, Qube
and the make-up reservoir.
(3) Cut through the ink tube where it enters the nut on the old filter.
(4) Unscrew the old filter from the ink management block, wrap it in tissue
and discard.
(5) Ensure the nut is fitted loosely to the new filter.
(6) Fit the new filter to the block and tighten.
(7) Hold the ink tube in place and tighten the nut finger tight.
(8) Using a spanner, tighten the nut by a further 1.5 turns.
(9) Refit the ink compartment cover, make-up reservoir, Qube and the ink
and make-up cartridges.
(10)Run the printer with the jet on for 5 minutes to allow ink to circulate
through the filter. Check for leaks.

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Feed Filter

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Feed Filter Replacement

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Level Sensor Module Replacement


Levels of ink and make-up are detected by two level sensor modules mounted
on a spring plate behind the Qube and make-up reservoir.
Notes: (1) Tools required: Lint-free tissue to catch any escaping ink, Pozidrive
screwdriver, M2 spanner, protective clothing (especially safety glasses).
(2) Cleanliness is of extreme importance. Ensure debris does not enter the
Qube or ink block during this process. Observe good cleanliness procedures
at all times.
(1) Shut down the printer.
(2) Remove the ink compartment cover as described on page 6-4 to gain
sufficient access. This removes the ink and make-up cartridges, Qube
and the make-up reservoir.
(3) Gently pull the two Qube retaining clips away from the Qube.
(4) Pull the Qube backwards, withdrawing the connecting pipework from
the ink block and remove the Qube.
(5) The two level sensor modules are attached to a spring plate. Remove
the spring plate by lifting the two securing clips on each side until they
disengage from the spring plate. Gently pull the assembly away.
(6) Undo the two self tapping screws that secure each level sensor module
to the spring plate.
(7) Trace the wires back to the ink interface PCB and carefully disconnect
the connector from the PCB.
(8) Replace the level sensor module by reversing the procedures of step (5)
to step (7).
(9) Replace the Qube.
(10)Refit the ink compartment cover, make-up reservoir, Qube and the ink
and make-up cartridges.

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Damper Replacement
Notes: (1) Tools required: Lint-free tissue to catch any escaping ink, 11mm spanner,
4mm spanner. Protective clothing (especially safety glasses).
(2) Damper must not be re-used.
(3) Cleanliness is of extreme importance. Ensure debris does not enter the
Qube or ink block during this process. Observe good cleanliness procedures
at all times.
The printer must be shut down and ink and make-up cartridges (if fitted)
removed.
(1) Shut down the printer.
(2) Remove the ink compartment cover as described on page 6-4 to gain
sufficient access. This removes the ink and make-up cartridges, Qube
and the make-up reservoir.
(3) Release the level sensor module spring plate by lifting the two securing
clips on each side until they disengage from the spring plate. Gently pull
the assembly away.
(4) Place the level sensor module spring plate to the left side. The damper is
now visible to the right under the ink block.
(5) Make a note of the pipe connections (see diagram below).
(6) Remove the bungs from the new damper and retain for use on the old
damper.
(7) Using the 11mm spanner, undo the screw connections to the old
damper and remove it by pulling gently downwards.
(8) Remove the old pipes from the ink block by using the 4mm spanner (or
equivalent) to press the John Guest fitting inwards to allow the pipes to
be withdrawn.
(9) Loosely fit the screw connectors to the new damper and attach to the
new replacement pipes.rep
(10)Tighten the screw connectors finger tight, then tightened 1.5 turns
with a spanner.
(11)Replace the damper into the ink block, noting the orientation of the
pipes noted in step (5)).
(12)Fit the bungs removed in step (6) to the old damper.
(13)Refit the level sensor module spring plate.
(14)Refit the ink compartment cover, make-up reservoir, Qube and the ink
and make-up cartridges.

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(15) The damper will now require bleeding at low pressure as follows:
(a) Enter the Machine Set-up area and select the Service button.
(b) Select Diagnostics.
(c) A list of test routine options will be displayed, use the up/down
cursors to scroll to the Bleed Filter option and select Run Test.
(d) The printer will now automatically run the printer at a low pressure
to bleed any air from the ink system. Allow this routine to
complete, following any on-screen instructions.

Diagnostics

Test
Routines

Outlet

Screw
Connectors

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Damper Replacement

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Low Drip Valve Assembly Replacement


Notes: (1) Tools required: Lint-free tissue to catch any escaping ink, 3mm hex key,
Pozidrive screwdriver, Protective clothing (especially safety glasses).
(2) Cleanliness is of extreme importance. Ensure debris does not enter the
Qube or ink block during this process. Observe good cleanliness procedures
at all times.

Refer to page 7-13,


item 2

Lip seal

Retainer plate
gasket

Screws (X11)
Retainer plate
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Low Drip Valve Assembly

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The printer must be shut down and ink and make-up cartridges (if fitted)
removed.
(1) Shut down the printer.
(2) Remove the ink compartment cover as described on page 6-4 to gain
sufficient access. This removes the ink and make-up cartridges and the
make-up reservoir.
(3) Gently pull the two Qube retaining clips away from the Qube.
(4) Pull the Qube backwards, withdrawing the connecting pipework from
the ink block and remove the Qube.
(5) Remove the left side Qube securing clip by undoing the two retaining
bolts using the 3mm hex key.
(6) Referring to the diagram, remove the 11 securing screws and remove
the securing plate and gasket.
(7) The low drip valve assemblies can now be removed by hooking out the
securing O-rings and allowing the spring pressure to release the valves
from the ink block.
(8) The low drip valve assembly consists of the ring retaining valve (with lip
seal and O-ring), plunger seal cage (with valve plunger seal) and spring.
Note:

Make a note of the order in which the component parts fit in the old valves
and use this to assemble the new valve assemblies.

(9) Replace the valve assemblies. The securing O-ring holds the valves in
position within the block.
(10)Replace the securing plate and gasket.
Note:

Use the two guide posts to hold the gasket and securing plate in position
when replacing the screws.

(11)Refit the Qube.


(12)Refit the ink compartment cover, make-up reservoir and the ink and
make-up cartridges.

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Pressure Window Adjustment


The pressure window is the range of usable ink pressure that the printer can
be set to, before print quality becomes unacceptable.
The printer should operate at approximately 2700mbar for 75 micron,
3000mbar for 60 micron printers with a message that uses all available lines.
With the printer in a ready to print status:
(1) Enter the Machine Set-up menu and select Service > Adjustment >
Pressure.

Adjustment

Pressure

(2) This screen will show details of the current pressure information. Note
that the original pressure setpoint is displayed at the bottom of the
screen.
(3) Increment the pressure by 25mbar increments using the + button,
taking a print sample each time using the Print Once button. Continue
until print quality becomes unacceptable, it is then possible to reduce
the pressure in 25mbar steps using the - button to get a more accurate
window.
(4) Return the pressure to the original setpoint, then do the same process
but decrementing the pressure.
(5) The pressure should now be set to the midpoint of the pressure window.
Note:

A typical window is 400mbar.

Modulation Window Adjustment


This is a similar process to the pressure window, but adjusts the modulation
voltage to ascertain an acceptable print window.
With the printer in a ready to print state:
(1) Enter the Machine Set-up menu and select Service > Adjustment >
Modulation.
(2) This screen will show details of the current modulation information.
Note that the original modulation setpoint is displayed at the bottom of
the screen.
Adjustment

Modulation

(3) Increment the modulation voltage by 10V at a time using the + button,
taking a print sample each time using the Print Once button. Continue
until print quality becomes unacceptable, it is then possible to reduce
the modulation voltage in 1V steps to get a more accurate window.
(4) Return the modulation to the original setpoint, then do the same
process but decrementing the modulation.
(5) If there is no issue with the print quality, then it is advisable to set the
Modulation setpoint to the Modulation Level.

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Pump Speed Check


Note:

This test should be carried out at an ambient temperature of 25C.


However, if the ambient room temperature is higher then the pump speed
will also be higher, and if the ambient temperature is lower then the pump
speed will be lower.

Turn the Jet on:

Diagnostics

(1) Enter the Jet Option screen (Machine Set-up > Service > Diagnostics > Jet
Options) Set Jet Running by selecting Sequence to - Jet Running and press
the Sequence to button.

Jet
Options

Sequence
to

(2) Once the jet has established itself in the gutter, make a note of the pump
speed, this can be found in the Adjustment screen:
Machine Set-up > Service > Adjustment. If the speed is 3500rpm or
above it would be advisable to contact Domino.

Adjustment

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Pump Assembly Replacement


WARNING:
Note:

Protective clothing, especially safety glasses


must be worn.

Tools required: Pozidrive screwdriver, lint-free tissue to catch escaping ink,


protective clothing (especially safety glasses).

The printer must be shut down and the ink and make-up cartridges (if fitted)
removed.
(1) Disconnect the pump electrical connector at the ink interface board.
(2) Remove the two fixing screws and pull the pump from its mounting.
Notes: (1) The motor controller section may separate from the main pump body.
Should this occur, pull on the remaining part of the pump body.
(2) Ensure the sealing O-rings on the pump spigots are also removed.
(3) Clear any escaping ink.
(4) Fit the new pump in the same orientation as the old pump and secure
with the two screws. Ensure the sealing o-rings are located correctly on
the pump spigots.
(5) Fit the pump electrical connector into the ink system interface PCB.
(6) Check the pump by running the printer and checking the pump
pressure.

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Pump Replacement

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Solenoid Valve Replacement


WARNING:

Flush Make-up
Solenoid Solenoid
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Protective clothing, especially safety glasses


must be worn.

Bleed
Solenoid

Wash
Solenoid

Viscometer
Solenoid

Feed
Solenoid

Solenoid Valves

Each solenoid valve consists of a valve actuated by an electrical solenoid. The


solenoid can be removed separately by unscrewing the ring nut and sliding the
solenoid off the valve stem. Two small O-rings seal the junction between the
valve and block.
Note:

Tools required: Lint-free tissue to catch any escaping ink.


2.5mm ball driver (step step (4)).
Protective clothing (especially safety glasses).

(1) Shut down the printer and remove power.


(2) Remove the ink compartment cover as described on page 6-4 to gain
sufficient access. This removes the ink and make-up cartridges, Qube
and the make-up reservoir.
(3) Pull off the electrical connections to the solenoid.
(4) Remove the two screws securing the solenoid valve to the block and
remove the valve, taking care not to lose the O-rings.
(5) Clean the face of the block and ensure the face of the valve is clean.

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(6) Fit the new solenoid valve, ensuring that the O-rings are fitted
correctly. Do not over-tighten the fixing screws.
(7) Fit the electrical connections.
(8) Refit the ink compartment cover, make-up reservoir, Qube and the ink
and make-up cartridges.
(9) Check the block for leaks when the printer is started up.

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Pressure Sensor Replacement


Note:

Tools required: 3mm hex key (see step (5)), lint-free tissue to catch any
escaping ink, protective clothing (especially safety glasses).

(1) Remove power from the printer.


(2) Remove the ink compartment cover as described on page 6-4 to gain
sufficient access. This removes the ink and make-up cartridges and the
make-up reservoir.
(3) Remove the Qube.
(4) Disconnect the pressure sensor electrical connector at the ink system
interface PCB.
(5) Unscrew the two pressure sensor clamp bolts from the block, and
remove the sensor (taking care not to twist the cable or lose the Oring).
(6) Clean the side of the block of any spilt ink.
(7) Fit a new sensor and tighten the clamp, ensuring that the O-ring is in
place.
(8) Fit the sensor connector into the ink system interface PCB.
(9) Replace the Qube.
(10) Refit the ink compartment cover, make-up reservoir and the ink and
make-up cartridges.

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Peltier Assembly Replacement


Note:

Tools required: Posidrive screwdriver, lint-free tissue to catch any escaping


ink, protective clothing (especially safety glasses).

(1) Remove power from the printer.


(2) Remove the ink compartment cover as described on page 6-4 to gain
sufficient access. This removes the ink and make-up cartridges, Qube
and the make-up reservoir.
(3) Disconnect the Peltier electrical connector at the ink system interface
PCB.
(4) Unscrew the two fixing screws securing the Peltier assembly to the
bracket (retain screws).
(5) Take a note of the pipe locations and transfer the pipes from the old
peltier to the new peltier.
(6) Secure the new peltier onto bracket using screws removed in step (4).
(7) Fit the Peltier electrical connector into the ink system interface PCB.
(8) Refit the ink compartment cover, make-up reservoir, Qube and the ink
and make-up cartridges.

To Vent

To Make-up
Reservoir

Bracket

Fixing
screws

Bottom Pipe From


Qube

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Peltier Replacement

Spares List: Peltier Kit - 37751

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Ink Temperature Sensor Replacement


Note:

Tools required: Lint-free tissue to catch any escaping ink, 19mm (3/4")
spanner (see step (4)), protective clothing (especially safety glasses).

(1) Remove power from the printer.


(2) Remove the ink compartment cover as described on page 6-4 to gain
sufficient access. This removes the ink and make-up cartridges, Qube
and the make-up reservoir.
(3) Disconnect the temperature sensor connector at the ink system interface
PCB.
(4) Unscrew the temperature sensor and remove from the block.
(5) Clean the face of the block.
(6) Screw the replacement sensor into the block.
(7) Fit the temperature sensor connector into the ink system interface PCB.
(8) Refit the ink compartment cover, make-up reservoir, Qube and the ink
and make-up cartridges.

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Ink Management
Block

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Ink Temperature Sensor Replacement

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Pressure Relief Valve (1psi) Refurbishment


Note:

Tools required: Lint-free tissue to catch any escaping ink, 5mm hex key
(see step (4)), 6mm hex key (see step (5)), protective clothing (especially
safety glasses).

(1) Remove power from the printer.


(2) Remove the ink compartment cover as described on page 6-4 to gain
sufficient access. This removes the ink and make-up cartridges, Qube
and the make-up reservoir.
(3) Remove the level sensor module (see page 6-8).
(4) Use a 5mm hex key to undo the two ink block securing bolts and
carefully remove the ink block from the back plate.
(5) Use a 6mm hex key to unscrew the PRV assembly end cap from the ink
block.
(6) Remove the O-ring, ball and spring from the block.
(7) Clean all parts thoroughly (replace the spring if suspect). Clean the
recess in the block.
(8) Fit a new O-ring to the valve seat.
(9) Fit the ball and spring into the ink block and screw the PRV assembly
end cap in firmly. Do not use excessive force.
(10)Refit the ink block to the back plate.
(11)Replace the level sensor module (see page 6-8).
(12)Refit the ink compartment cover, make-up reservoir, Qube and the ink
and make-up cartridges.
(13)Check the system for leaks when the printer is started up.

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Ball

Spring
Seal
PRV Assembly
End Cap

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1psi PRV Refurbishment

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Viscometer Replacement
Note:

Tools required:Lint-free tissue to catch any escaping ink, adjustable


spanner (see step (5)), protective clothing (especially safety glasses).

(1) Remove power from the printer.


(2) Remove the ink compartment cover as described on page 6-4 to gain
sufficient access. This removes the ink and make-up cartridges, Qube
and the make-up reservoir.
(3) Disconnect the viscometer wiring from the ink interface PCB.
(4) Pull the viscometer out of its clips by squeezing each tab and releasing
the clip.
(5) Disconnect the ink tubes from the viscometer and trim the used end
part (approx. 5-6mm) of the tubes, then transfer to the new viscometer.
The tubes must be connected so that when the new viscometer is fitted
into the clips, the tube connectors face the block (see diagram), the
wires must come out of the bottom of the viscometer.
(6) Fit the new viscometer into the clips and connect the wiring to the ink
interface PCB.

Viscometer

Clips

Tube Connector

Tube Connector

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Viscometer Replacement

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(7) Refit the ink compartment cover, make-up reservoir, Qube and the ink
and make-up cartridges.
(8) Check the system for leaks when the printer is started up.
The replacement is now complete. Check for leaks when the printer is next
started up. If a viscometer fault is shown, ensure that the viscometer has been
fitted correctly.

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Bleed and Gutter Jet Pump Refurbishment


Notes: (1) Bleed jet only for A420i 6m conduit variants.
(2) Tools required: Lint-free tissue to catch any escaping ink, 3mm hex key
(see step (3))), M2.5 Screw (see step (5)), protective clothing (especially
safety glasses.
(3) When fitting new parts refer to page 7-13, item 3 for part number
identification.
(1) Remove power from the printer.
(2) Remove the ink compartment cover as described on page 6-4 to gain
sufficient access. This removes the ink and make-up cartridges, Qube
and the make-up reservoir.
(3) Remove the four screws securing the Jet Pump cover to the ink block.
(4) Carefully remove the cover and remove the three outer O-rings.
(5) Using an M2.5 screw fitted into the end of the jet pump nozzles (this
only needs to be in by 1 turn), pull out the jet pumps and inner Orings.
(6) Clean the jet pump nozzles in an ultrasonic bath or replace.
(7) Clean the ink management block face and refit the jet pump nozzles
and new O-rings (refer to the diagram).
Note:

Lower gutter jet pump has a groove for correct identification and
orientation in the ink block

(8) Refit the securing cover to the ink block.


(9) Refit the ink compartment cover, make-up reservoir, Qube and the ink
and make-up cartridges.
(10)Check the system for leaks when the printer is started up.

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Ink Management Bloc

Bleed Jet
Pump Nozzle
Inner O-ring
Outer O-rings
Cover

Block O-ring
Gutter Jet Pump Nozzle
(with groove)
Inner O-ring
Securing Screws
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Note:

Jet Pump Refurbishment

Bleed jet only for A420i 6m conduit variants.

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PRINT HEAD REPAIR


Print Head Cleaning
The jet must be off for this procedure.
(1) Remove the holster from the print head by pressing in the two holster
retaining clips and withdrawing the holster.
(2) Place the print head into the maintenance bracket.
(3) Remove the internal cover over the internal pipework and wiring by
gently squeezing the sides of the cover inwards and withdrawing away
from the print head.

Charge
Electrode
Deflector
Plates

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Gutter

(4) Wash down the gutter. Dry the wet areas with lint-free tissue.
(5) If required, also wash down the deflector plates, avoiding wetting the
Charge Electrode.
If the Charge Electrode needs cleaning:
(6) Undo the securing screw and pull the electrode gently away from its
mounting.

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(7) Wet a piece of paper with wash and draw it through the slot in the
Charge Electrode. Any ink residue in the slot will stain the paper.
Wash the rest of the electrode.
(8) Draw some dry paper through the slot and dry the rest of the electrode.
Ensure that no traces of paper remain in the slot.
(9) Refit the Charge Electrode and tighten the securing screw.
Refit the print head into its holster.

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Jet Alignment
Note:

The following procedures must only be carried out by Domino trained


personnel.

Jet Alignment Check


To check the jet alignment:
(1) Press in the two holster retaining clips and remove the holster by gently
pulling downwards.
(2) Attach the print head back into the fixing bracket if it has been removed
in the process.
(3) With the jet running, check the position that it enters the gutter as
shown in the following diagram. If incorrect, carry out the jet
alignment procedure on page 6-32.

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Jet Alignment
in Charge
Electrode

Jet Alignment
with Deflector
Plates
1 mm

Jet Alignment
in Gutter
75%

Note:

Jet to be set 25% of gutter diameter


from right hand side.
(Looking from front of print head)

Jet Alignment

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Jet Alignment Procedure


Print head Rear

Alignment
Cam

Locking
Screw

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AM_0042.tif

Alignment
Screw (rear of
locking screw)

Gutter

Jet
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Ink Jet Alignment into Gutter

(1) From the Machine Set-up menu, select Service > Diagnostics > Jet
Options. Set to Jet Running and press the Sequence On button.
(2) Loosen the locking screw.
Diagnostics

Jet
Options

(3) Adjust the screw at the print head rear so that the jet is in the centre of
the gutter, when viewed from the side.
(4) Adjust the cam so that the jet is just inside the left side of the gutter
when viewed from the front, tighten the locking screw when finished.

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Charge Electrode
Replacement
To replace the charge electrode:
(1) Shut down the printer.
(2) Isolate the printer from mains power.
(3) Remove the holster from the print head by pressing in the two holster
retaining clips and withdrawing the holster.
(4) Remove the moulded cover over the internal pipework and wiring by
gently squeezing the sides of the cover inwards and withdrawing away
from the print head.
(5) Remove the wire box cover by removing the 4 securing screws accessed
from the back of the print head.
(6) Trace the wires from the charge electrode to their connections at the
conduit wiring in the upper part of the head (see page 6-42).
(7) Cut the heatshrink sleeving around the connections and disconnect the
electrode wires.
CAUTION:

During the following steps, do not touch the charge electrode


mounting plate screws at the rear of the chassis, behind the
charge electrode. These screws hold the plate in a preset
position.

(8) Trace the wires to their cable gland in the bulkhead seal. Carefully push
the cable gland out of the bulkhead seal in the direction of the charge
electrode.
(9) Remove the single screw in the charge electrode and pull off the charge
electrode.
(10)Fit the new charge electrode onto the mounting pillars and secure with
the fixing screw. Ensure the charge electrode is correct for the printer
(see page 7-7).
(11)Pass the charge electrode wiring along the print head chassis and
through the hole in the bulkhead seal (see step (8)) into the upper part
of the head. Carefully push the cable gland on the wiring into the
bulkhead seal.
(12)Fit heatshrink sleeving onto the charge electrode wires and connect the
wires into the conduit wiring (see step (6)). Use a heat gun to tighten
the heatshrink sleeving around the connectors.
(13)Re-pack the wiring into the wire box.
(14)Ensure the wire box seal is located correctly and refit the wire box cover
using the four screws.

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Note:

When replacing the screws use a tight fitting magnetic screwdriver with the
screws attached pointing upwards. Insert the screws with the holes facing
downwards. "Lost" screws can be retrieved by removing the back wire box
moulding by undoing the four screws that attach it to the chassis.

(15)Replace the moulded cover over the internal pipework and wiring and
replace the holster.
CAUTION:

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electrode has been fitted, it may be necessary to adjust the
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Alignment
The printer must be shut down, but ready to run. A 1.5mm ball driver or hex
key will be required.
The charge electrode must be adjusted so that the ink jet is in the centre of
the charge electrode slot and runs parallel with the slot. Adjustment should
only be necessary when a charge electrode or the charge electrode mounting
is replaced. To correct a slight misalignment of the jet in the charge electrode
slot, it should only be necessary to start from step (8).
(1) Remove the holster from the print head by pressing in the two holster
retaining clips and withdrawing the holster.
(2) Fit the print head into the maintenance bracket.
(3) Remove the moulded cover over the internal pipework and wiring by
gently squeezing the sides of the cover inwards and withdrawing away
from the print head.
(4) Loosen the charge electrode fixing screw and lift the electrode off its
mounting pillars, clear of the jet position.
(5) Start the ink jets only (see page 3-65).

Charge Electrode Mounting


Plate Securing Screws

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Charge Electrode Adjustment

(6) Carefully slide the charge electrode onto its mounting pillars, watching
the ink jet and its position in the charge electrode slot. If the ink jet
collides with the charge electrode, pull off the electrode and adjust the
position of the mount as in the next step.
Note:

If at any time ink loss is sufficient to cause a gutter fault, the jet will stop
automatically. Clean the print head and restart the jet. This procedure can
be carried out as instructed in the Jet Alignment Option which stops the
gutter fault occurring. Refer to page 6-30 .

(7)

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(8) At the rear of the print head, slacken the screws securing the charge
electrode mount. Move the charge electrode to a position where it is
possible to slide the charge electrode onto its mounting pillars without
contact with the ink jet. Tighten the mount securing screws
sufficiently to secure the charge electrode.
(9) Inspect the position of the ink jet in the charge electrode slot. With the
mounting plate fixing screws sufficiently loose to allow movement of
the charge electrode, adjust the electrode until the ink jet is in the
correct position in the slot.
(10)At the rear of the print head, tighten the mounting plate fixing screws.
Re-check the position of the jet in the charge electrode slot.
The adjustment is now complete. If necessary clean the print head.

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Deflector Plates
Replacement
The printer must be shut down.
To replace the deflector plate:
(1) Shut down the printer.
(2) Remove the holster from the print head by pressing in the two holster
retaining clips and withdrawing the holster.
(3) Remove the moulded cover over the upper internal pipework and
wiring by gently squeezing the sides of the cover inwards and
withdrawing away from the print head.
(4) Remove the wire box cover by removing the 4 securing screws accessed
from the back of the print head.

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Deflector Plate

Standard
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Note:

Deflector Plate Replacement

Charge electrode removal will assist in removal of the deflector plate.

(5) Trace the wires from the deflector plates to their connections at the
conduit wiring in the upper part of the head (see page 6-42).
(6) Cut the heatshrink sleeving around the connections and disconnect the
deflector plate wires.
(7) Trace the wires to their cable gland in the bulkhead seal. Carefully push
the cable gland out of the bulkhead seal in the direction of the deflector
plates.
(8) Remove the screws securing the deflector plates to the chassis and
remove the plates from the head.

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(9) Insert the new deflector plates and wiring into the head.
(10)Fit each deflector plate to the chassis and fit and tighten its securing
screws.
(11)Pass the deflector plate wiring along the print head chassis and up
through the hole in the bulkhead seal (see step (7))) into the upper part
of the head. Carefully push the cable gland on the wiring into the
bulkhead seal.
(12)Fit heatshrink sleeving onto the deflector plate wires and connect the
wires into the conduit wiring (see step (5)). Use a heat gun to tighten
the heatshrink sleeving around the connectors.
(13)Ensure seal is located correctly and refit the cover over the upper part of
the head.
(14)Check the alignment of the plates to the ink jet and adjust if necessary
as follows as described Alignment on page 6-39.

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Alignment
Note:

A special tool, Domino part number JT0215 should be used to align the
deflector plates, however, if this is not available carry out the alignment as
follows.

(1) Place the print head in the mounting bracket.


(2) Switch the printer on and switch on the jet only (see page 3-65).
(3) With the jet correctly aligned in the gutter, set the negative (right hand)
plate 1mm away from and parallel to the jet.
(4) Turn the jet off, and align the positive (left hand) plate to the negative
plate as follows:
(a) The top of the plate should be 4mm from the negative plate.
(b) The bottom of the plate should be 6mm from the negative plate.
If using the tool, place it in the print head between the gutter block and the
deflector plates so that the angled plate (positive) is on the left hand side.
Tighten the deflector plate screws on the rear of the head.

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Nozzle Plate Removal and Cleaning


WARNINGS:

Never start the printer with the nozzle plate


removed.

(2)

CAUTION:

(1)

Under certain fault conditions, the ink in the


feed tubes and drop generator could remain
under pressure when the printer is switched
off. To protect against escaping ink, place
tissue around the nozzle plate before releasing
the securing screws, or around an ink feed tube
junction before disconnection.
In the following procedure, except where specified, do not
touch the head valve plunger or the nozzle jewel (in the
middle of the nozzle plate) with the fingers.

Remove the nozzle plate as follows:

Captive Screws

Drop Generator

Chassis

O-ring
Nozzle Plate

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Removing the Nozzle Plate

(1) Shut down the printer.


(2) Remove the holster from the print head by pressing in the two holster
retaining clips and withdrawing the holster.
(3) Remove the moulded cover over the internal pipework and wiring by
gently squeezing the sides of the cover inwards and withdrawing away
from the print head.
(4) At the rear of the print head, unscrew the two captive screws (contained
within the black rubber grommets) securing the drop generator.

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(5) Pull the drop generator gently away from the chassis sufficiently to allow
access to the nozzle plate screws. Avoid pulling on the wiring.
(6) Remove the four screws securing the nozzle plate. Pull the nozzle plate
off its locating pins and remove.
To clean the nozzle, put the nozzle plate into a clean beaker filled with the
appropriate wash. Stand the beaker in an ultrasonic bath filled with water.
Switch on the ultrasonic bath and clean the nozzle plate for not more than 10
minutes. If the nozzle is to be changed, ensure that the new nozzle is the
correct type. Replace the nozzle plate as follows:
(7) Wash the face of the drop generator and the tip of the head valve
plunger where it projects from the drop generator. Gently press the tip
of the plunger into the drop generator to ensure that it moves freely.
(8) Ensure that the O-ring is in place on the face of the drop generator,
then fit the nozzle plate to the drop generator. The plate must be the
correct way round so that the screw holes correspond and the plate fits
onto the locating pins. Tighten the screws as far as possible.
(9) Refit the drop generator onto its mounting, ensuring that it is correctly
fitted onto the locating pins. At the rear of the head, tighten the two
securing screws.
(10)Replace the moulded cover over the internal pipework and wiring and
replace the holster.

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Drive Rod Replacement


Replace the drive rod as follows:
Note:

Special drive rod clamp nut and drop generator spanners will be required
(see page 7-2, Tools).

(1) Shut down the printer.


(2) Remove the holster from the print head by pressing in the two holster
retaining clips and withdrawing the holster.
(3) Remove the moulded cover over the internal pipework and wiring by
gently squeezing the sides of the cover inwards and withdrawing away
from the print head.
(4) Remove the wire box cover by removing the 4 securing screws accessed
from the back of the print head.
(5) Trace the wire from the drive rod to its connection at the conduit
wiring in the wire box.

Wire Box Cover

Connector
Sleeving
Connector

Securing Screw

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(6) Cut the heatshrink sleeving around the connection and disconnect the
drive rod wire.
(7) Cut off the connector on the drive rod wire. Pull the wire back
through the cable gland (which it shares with other wires) to the drive
rod.
CAUTION:

The following steps should be carried out using a drive rod


spanner and a drop generator spanner (see page 7-2). Do
not rely on the attachment of the drop generator to the print
head chassis for support.

(8) Carefully pull off the drive rod cap and, using drive rod and drop
generator spanners, remove the drive rod nut from the drop generator
and pull out the drive rod. Retrieve the cap and clamp nut for future
use.

Drive Rod Cap


Drive Rod Clamp Nut

Drive Rod

O-ring

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Removing the Drive Rod

(9) Clean the recess in the drop generator and replace the drive rod O-ring.
(10)Fit the drive rod clamp nut and cap over the drive rod wire. Fit the
drive rod into the drop generator and tighten the clamp nut firmly but
not excessively. Refit the drive rod cap.
(11)Pass the drive rod wire through the cable gland (see step (7)) into the
upper part of the head.
(12)Fit a new connector to the drive rod wire and fit a new piece of
heatshrink sleeving onto the drive rod wire.

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(13)Connect the drive rod wire into the conduit wiring and use a heat gun
to tighten the sleeving over the connectors.
(14)Re-pack the wiring into the wire box.
(15)Ensure the wire box seal is located correctly and refit the wire box cover
using the four screws.
Note:

When replacing the screws use a tight fitting magnetic screwdriver with the
screws attached pointing upwards. Insert the screws with the holes facing
downwards. "Lost" screws can be retrieved by removing the back moulding
by undoing the four screws that attach it to the chassis.

(16)Replace the moulded cover over the internal pipework and wiring and
replace the holster.

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Drop Generator Replacement


Replace the drop generator as follow:.
(1) Shut down the printer.
(2) Remove the holster from the print head by pressing in the two holster
retaining clips and withdrawing the holster.
(3) Remove the moulded cover over the internal pipework and wiring by
gently squeezing the sides of the cover inwards and withdrawing away
from the print head.
(4) Remove the wire box cover by removing the 4 securing screws accessed
from the back of the print head.
(5) Trace the wires from the drive rod, the head solenoid valve, heater,
thermal sensor and earth tag to their connections in the upper part of
the head (see page 6-42).
Blue Bleed Pipe

Captive Screws
(Rear of Chassis)
Drop Generator

Green Flush Pipe


Red Feed Pipe

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Thermal Sensor

Drop Generator Removal

(6) Cut the heatshrink sleeving around the connections and disconnect the
wires.
(7) Trace the wires to their cable glands in the bulkhead seal. Carefully
push the cable glands out of the bulkhead seal in the direction of the
drop generator.

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(8) At the rear of the print head, unscrew the two screws securing the drop
generator. These screws are captive and will remain in place. When the
drop generator is free, remove it from the print head.
Note:

Before removing the pipes in the following step, ensure that enough pipe
will remain after trimming.

(9) Carefully cut along the length of the barbs on the drop generator to
remove the pipes.
(10)On the drop generator, remove the four screws securing the nozzle
plate. Pull the nozzle plate off its locating pins and remove to a clean,
safe place.
(11)Cut off the connector on the drive rod wire. Pull the wire back
through the cable gland (which it shares with other wires) to the drive
rod.
CAUTION:

The following steps should be carried out using a drive rod


spanner and a drop generator spanner (see page 7-2).

(12)Carefully pull off the drive rod cap and, using drive rod and drop
generator spanners, remove the drive rod nut from the drop generator
and pull out the drive rod. Retrieve the cap and clamp nut for future
use.
(13)Fit the drive rod clamp nut and cap over the drive rod wire. Fit the
drive rod into the replacement drop generator and tighten the clamp
nut firmly but not excessively. Refit the drive rod cap.
(14)Pass the drive rod wire through the cable gland and fit a new connector.
(15)Fit the drop generator into the print head (but do not secure with the
fixing screws) and pass the wires up through the bulkhead seal into the
upper part of the head. Carefully push the cable glands on the wiring
into the bulkhead seal.
Note:

In the following step, ensure that the pipes cover both of the barbs.

(16)Using pipe cutters to ensure a clean square cut, trim the pipes removed
in step (9) and push over the barbs, for pipe positions see diagram on
page 6-45.
(17)Clean the nozzle and replace.
(18)Fit the drop generator into position and secure with the fixing screws.
(19)Fit heatshrink sleeving over the wires in the wire box and connect the
wires to the conduit wiring. Use a heat gun to tighten the heatshrink
over the connectors.
(20)Re-pack the wiring into the wire box.
(21)Ensure the wire box seal is located correctly and refit the wire box cover
using the four screws.

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Note:

When replacing the screws use a tight fitting magnetic screwdriver with the
screws attached pointing upwards. Insert the screws with the holes facing
downwards. "Lost" screws can be retrieved by removing the back moulding
by undoing the four screws that attach it to the chassis.

(22)Replace the moulded cover over the internal pipework and wiring and
replace the holster.
The drop generator replacement is now complete. Check the jet alignment
(see page 6-30) when the printer is next started up.

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Thermal Sensor Replacement


To replace the thermal sensor:
(1) Shut down the printer.
(2) Remove the holster from the print head by pressing in the two holster
retaining clips and withdrawing the holster.
(3) Remove the moulded cover over the internal pipework and wiring by
gently squeezing the sides of the cover inwards and withdrawing away
from the print head.
(4) Remove the wire box cover by removing the 4 securing screws accessed
from the back of the print head.
(5) Trace the wire from the thermal sensor up to its connection to the
conduit wiring in the upper part of the head (see page 6-42).
(6) Cut the heatshrink sleeving around the connection and disconnect the
thermal sensor wire.
Wire Box Cover
Connector
Sleeving
Connector
Thermal Sensor

Securing Screw

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Thermal Sensor Removal

(7) Cut off the connector on the thermal sensor wire. Pull the wire back
through the cable gland (which it shares with other wires) to the
thermal sensor.
(8) Unscrew the sensor and remove from the drop generator.
(9) Screw the replacement thermal sensor into the drop generator.
(10)Pass the thermal sensor wire through the cable gland (see step (7)) into
the wire box.

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(11)Fit a new connector to the thermal sensor wire and fit a new piece of
heatshrink sleeving onto the wire.
(12)Connect the thermal sensor wire into the conduit wiring and use a heat
gun to tighten the sleeving over the connectors.
(13)Re-pack the wiring into the wire box.
(14)Ensure the wire box seal is located correctly and refit the wire box cover
using the four screws.
Note:

When replacing the screws use a tight fitting magnetic screwdriver with the
screws attached pointing upwards. Insert the screws with the holes facing
downwards. "Lost" screws can be retrieved by removing the back moulding
by undoing the four screws that attach it to the chassis.

(15)Replace the moulded cover over the internal pipework and wiring and
replace the holster.

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Strobe Assembly Replacement


To replace the strobe assembly:
(1) Shut down the printer.
(2) Remove the holster from the print head by pressing in the two holster
retaining clips and withdrawing the holster.
(3) Remove the moulded cover over the internal pipework and wiring by
gently squeezing the sides of the cover inwards and withdrawing away
from the print head.
(4) Remove the wire box cover by removing the 4 securing screws accessed
from the back of the print head.
(5) TTrace the wires from the strobe to their connections at the conduit
wiring in the wire box (see page 6-42).
(6) Cut the heatshrink sleeving around the connections and disconnect the
strobe assembly wires.
(7) Trace the wires to their cable gland in the bulkhead seal. Carefully push
the cable gland out of the bulkhead seal in the direction of the drop
generator.
The strobe is part of the charge electrode mount, and therefore it is the mount
which must be replaced as follows:
(8) Remove the screw securing the charge electrode and lift off the
electrode.
(9) At the rear of the print head, remove the screws securing the charge
electrode mount.
Drop Generator Mount

Screw

Strobe Assembly

Strobe Assembly
Fixing Screws

Pivot

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Strobe Removal

(10)Unscrew the screws securing the drop generator and lift the drop
generator away from the head.
(11)Remove the screw at the rear of the print head.

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(12)Remove the charge electrode mount from the print head.


(13)Fit the new charge electrode mount into the head and refit the securing
screws. Note that when the repair is complete, it will be necessary to realign the charge electrode.
(14)Refit and secure the drop generator.
(15)Refit and secure the charge electrode.
(16)FTTit the strobe wires to pass through the bulkhead seal into the wire
box. Carefully push the cable gland on the wiring into the bulkhead
seal.
(17)Fit a heatshrink sleeving onto the charge electrode wires and connect
the wires into the conduit wiring. Use a heat gun to tighten the
heatshrink sleeving around the connectors.
(18)Re-pack the wiring into the wire box.
(19)Ensure the wire box seal is located correctly and refit the wire box cover
using the four screws.
Note:

When replacing the screws use a tight fitting magnetic screwdriver with the
screws attached pointing upwards. Insert the screws with the holes facing
downwards. "Lost" screws can be retrieved by removing the back moulding
by undoing the four screws that attach it to the chassis.

(20)Replace the moulded cover over the internal pipework and wiring and
replace the holster.
(21)Charge electrode alignment will need to checked. Refer to page 6-35.

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Gutter Pipe and Sensor Replacement


To replace the gutter pipe and sensor:
(1) Shut down the printer.
(2) Remove the holster from the print head by pressing in the two holster
retaining clips and withdrawing the holster.
(3) Remove the moulded cover over the upper internal pipework and
wiring by gently squeezing the sides of the cover inwards and
withdrawing away from the print head.
(4) Remove the wire box cover by removing the 4 securing screws accessed
from the back of the print head.
(5) Trace the wires from the gutter sensor to their connections at the
conduit wiring in the upper part of the head (see page 6-42).
(6) Cut off the connector on the gutter sensor wire. Pull the wire back
through the cable gland (which it shares with other wires) to the gutter
sensor.

Gutter Clamp
Gutter Pipe and
Sensor

Screws

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Removing the Gutter pipe and Sensor

(7) Remove the outer heatshrink from the gutter sensor pipe, near the
bulkhead seal.
(8) Remove the two screws securing the gutter clamp, and remove the
gutter clamp.
Note:

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(9) Disconnect the gutter sensor pipe at its connection to the conduit
gutter tube and remove the gutter pipe and gutter sensor from the print
head as a single assembly. Once removed, the gutter pipe and the sensor
can be split and either can be replaced as follows.
(10)Remove the outer heatshrink and separate the sensor from the gutter
pipe at its junction with the gutter pipe.
(11)Remake the assembly with a replacement gutter block or gutter sensor
as required.
(12)Push the gutter pipe into the sensor tube up to the start of the bend.
Ensure that the gap X between the ends of the gutter and sensor tubes is
51mm (0.20"0.04") . Check that there is no damage to the insulation
covering the gutter sensor.
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Pipe

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Heatshrink
Gap
X

Sensor

Gutter Sensor Gap

(13)Refit the assembly into the print head by reversing step (6) to step (9)).
(14)Fit a new connector and heatshrink sleeving onto the gutter sensor
wires and connect the wires into the conduit wiring (see step (6)). Use
a heat gun to tighten the heatshrink sleeving around the connectors.
(15)Ensure seal is located correctly and refit the cover over the upper part of
the head.
The replacement is now complete. Note that to work correctly, the gutter
sensor must be completely electrically isolated except for its wiring
connections. Check the sensor to ensure that at no point does the metal inner
tube of the sensor make electrical contact with the chassis, etc.
Carry out the jet alignment with the gutter procedure (see page 6-30), and if
necessary the deflector plate alignment (see page 6-39).

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Holster Retaining Clip Replacement


A broken holster securing clip is usually the result of accidental damage to the
print head.
(1) Shut the printer down.
(2) If not already removed, remove the holster by releasing the remaining
holster retaining clip by pressing it inwards and withdraw the holster.
(3) Remove the wire box dovetail moulding by undoing the four inner
securing screws that attach it to the chassis.
(4) Withdraw the back wire box dovetail moulding.
(5) The broken clip can then be lifted off its securing post and replaced.
(6) Replace the rear moulding and replace the four securing screws.
Tighten until resistance is felt. Do not overtighten.

Securing
screws

Wire box
dovetail

Holster
retaining clip

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ELECTRONIC SYSTEM REPAIRS


WARNING:

Electrical power to the printer must be


disconnected before opening the electronics
compartment and during any work on the
electronics system.

CAUTION:

Electrostatic discharge precautions must ALWAYS be taken


when entering the electronics compartment to avoid damage
to the components.

Access
The electronics compartment is accessed from a hinged door at the back of
the printer. To open the door use a large Posidrive screwdriver to release the
securing latch.
The electronics compartment contains the following:
Power supply*
Sub rack containing the Main PEC and SBC*
Standard Interface Board*
Fan
Ink interface PCB
Ink Pump with motor controller
* Mounted on rear door.

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Power Supply Unit Replacement


(1) Open the electronics compartment rear door by using a large Posidrive
screwdriver to open the securing latch.
(2) Unpack the new PSU and note the wires and connectors. This will
assist in the correct replacement of the PSU.
(3) Unplug the +ve and ve 4.2kV wires and the mains cable from the
PSU.
(4) Unplug the PSU cable from the backplane (unclip from any cable clips).
(5) Unscrew the 3 x M4 nuts using a 7mm nut spinner.
(6) Pull the PSU away from the studs.
Replacement is the reverse procedure.

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Power Supply

Power Supply Unit Replacement

Ensure the +ve and ve 4.2kV wires are routed away from all ribbon
cables as the high voltages can interfere with information carrying cables.

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Fuse Replacement
The power must be removed and the
electronics compartment open.
This fuse serves the Alarm Port and can
be found on the Standard Interface PCB.
Fuse F1 is a T1A H 240V, 20mm fuse.
Each fuse is protected by a small cover.
(1) Pull off the fuse cover.
(2) Pull the fuse out of the fuse holder.
(3) Push a replacement fuse into the
fuseholder and replace the cover.
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Fuse F1

Fuse Replacement

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Standard Interface PCB Replacement


The standard interface PCB is located in the top area of the electronics
compartment door.

Standard
Interface
PCB

Standard Interface PCB


Replacement
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The power must be removed and the electronics compartment door open.
(1) From the standard interface, remove the ribbon cable to the backplane
and the USB cable to the USB connector.
(2) At the outside of the door, remove the four retaining rings that secure
the beacon, alarm and the 2 product detector connectors. Take care not
to lose the rubber seals around the connectors.
(3) Pull the PCB away from the locating studs and away from the door.
Replacement is the reverse procedure.

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QVGA Front Panel PCB Replacement


Power must be removed from the printer.
(1) Open the ink compartment door and undo the 2 self tapping screws
from under the front panel of the printer.
(2) Open the electronics compartment door and undo the 5 self tapping
screws from under the front panel of the printer.
(3) Remove the EMC cover securing screws that attach it to the internal
electronics compartment chassis.

Front Panel PCB


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EMC Cover

EMC Cover fixing


screws x 5

(4) Remove the 5 securing screws that attach the EMC cover to the front
panel and move the cover away.
(5) Disconnect the retaining cables from the Front Panel PCB.
(6) Lift the front panel off the printer.

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Front Panel Securing


Screws x 4

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QVGA Front Panel PCB Replacement

(7) Remove the four screws securing the Front Panel PCB.
(8) Carefully lift away the PCB.
Replacement is the reverse procedure.

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QVGA LCD Assembly Replacement


Power must be removed from the printer.
(1) Remove the front panel and front panel PCB as described in QVGA
Front Panel PCB Replacement on page 6-59.
(2) Disconnect all cables to the LCD assembly.

LCD Assembly
Fixing Screws x 4

Front Panel PCB


Fixing Screws x 4

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LCD Assembly Replacement

(3) Remove the 4 screws securing the LCD and pull out the LCD.
Replacement is the reverse procedure.

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SVGA Overlay Touchscreen Replacement


Power must be removed from the printer.
(1) Open the ink compartment door and undo the 2 self tapping screws
from under the front panel at the front of the printer.
(2) Open the electronics compartment door and undo the 5 self tapping
screws from under the top panel at the back of the printer.
(3) Remove the EMC cover securing screws that attach it to the internal
electronics compartment chassis.
(4) Remove the 5 securing screws that attach the EMC cover to the front
panel and move the cover away.
Overlay Touchscreen
Touchscreen Ribbon Cable
User Interface PCB
EMC Cover

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SVGA Touchscreen Overlay Replacement

(5) Remove the cable from the User Interface PCB assembly that connects
it to the main PCB rack.
(6) Lift the front panel off the printer.
(7) Remove the Overlay Touchscreen ribbon cable connector from the
User Interface PCB.
(8) Peel the old Overlay Touchscreen from the front panel. Note the
routing of the ribbon cable. Clean any residue of old adhesive from the
front panel.
Note:

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Ensure the area where the Touchscreen adheres to the front panel is clean
and free from residue of old adhesive and is free of oil and grease.

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(9) Remove the protective backing from the replacement Overlay


Touchscreen.
(10)Route the ribbon cable into the front panel.
(11)Stick the Overlay Touchscreen to the front panel.
(12)Replace the Touchscreen ribbon cable into the User Interface PCB.
Replacement is the reverse procedure.

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SVGA Invertor PCB and Cable Assembly


Replacement
Power must be removed from the printer.
(1) Remove the front panel as described on page 6-62 step (1) to step (6).
(2) Unplug the Inverter Interface cable from the Inverter PCB.
(3) To remove the Inverter Interface cable for replacement, unplug it from
the User Interface PCB.

Inverter Interface
Cable

User Interface PCB

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Inverter PCB

Fixing Screws
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Inverter PCB and Cable Assembly Replacement

(4) Remove the securing screws, then remove the Inverter PCB.
Replacement is the reverse procedure.

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SVGA User Interface PCB and Lead


Replacement
Power must be removed from the printer.
(1) Remove the front panel as described on page 6-62 step (1) to step (6).
(2) Unplug the SVGA Display Lead from the User Interface PCB.
(3) Unplug the Inverter Interface Cable from the User Interface PCB.
SVGA Display Lead

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User Interface PCB


Fixing Screws

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Inverter PCB and Cable Assembly Replacement

(4) Remove the securing screws and remove the User Interface PCB.
(5) If the SVGA Display Lead is to be replaced, unplug it from the SVGA
screen assembly.
Replacement is the reverse procedure.

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Ink System Interface PCB Replacement

Ink System
Interface
PCB

Fixing Screws

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Ink System Interface PCB Replacement

The power must be removed and the ink and electronics compartments open.
In the ink cabinet:
(1) Remove the ink compartment cover as described on page 6-4 to gain
sufficient access. This removes the ink and make-up cartridges, Qube
and the make-up reservoir.
(2) Note the relative positions of the cables on the Ink Interface PCB.
(3) Disconnect the cables from the ink system interface PCB.
In the electronics cabinet:
(1) Note the relative positions of the cables on the Ink Interface PCB.
(1) Disconnect the cables from the ink system interface PCB.
(2) Remove the four securing screws (including the earth strap) and lift
away the ink system interface PCB.
Replacement is the reverse procedure.

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ELECTRONICS SUBRACK REPLACEMENT


The power must be removed and the electronics compartment open.
(1) Disconnect all cables to the top of the subrack, including: Cat 5,
Ethernet, User Interface, Standard Interface and PSU connectors. Note
the position of removed connectors to assist in their replacement.
(2) Remove the subrack by turning the securing the clip a 1/4 turn and
lifting it clear of the retaining clips.
(3) The remaining connectors can now be removed (Fan, Ink System
Interface, Phase, Gutter, EHT and charge coaxes and conduit). Note
the position of removed connectors to assist in their replacement.
(4) Swap the PCBs (SBC and PEC PCBs) from the old subrack into the
new subrack. PCBs are removed by pulling the black levers backwards
and pulling the PCB clear. Make sure connectors and cables are clear of
the PCB during the removal and replacement procedure.
Replacement is the reverse procedure.
Securing clip

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Ribbon cable

Subrack Assembly Replacement

Note:

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Ensure the +ve and ve 4.2kV wires are routed away from all ribbon
cables as the high voltages can interfere with information carrying cables.
Refer to page 6-56.

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Cooling Fan Operation


The cooling fan is positioned against the right hand side of the cabinet inside
the electronics compartment of the printer. The cooling fan supplies a flow of
filtered air to the electronics enclosure for cooling and also for ink system air
changes.
When in operation, open the electronics compartment rear door and check
for a gentle air flow above the fan unit (or with the electronics compartment
door shut, a gentle blow of air from the cabinet vent located inside the right
side handling recess).
If the air flow is reduced either the filter or fan requires replacement.

Air Filter Replacement


The air filter is designed to be replaced or reused after cleaning.
To remove the air filter:
(1) Shut down the printer
(2) The air filter is located in a slot to the side of the printer. As a user
replaceable part it is coloured yellow.
(3) Remove the air filter by holding the yellow exposed part of the filter
and pulling it gently out of the filter housing.
(4) Clean the filter by brushing or replace.

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Fan Replacement

Fan

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Note:

Fan EMC shield removed for clarity.


Fan Replacement

The power must be removed and the electronics compartment door open.
(1) Remove the side EMC shield by undoing the two Earth strap securing
screws.
Note:

The Earth straps must be replaced when replacing the EMC shield.

(2) Remove the subrack by turning the securing the clip a 1/4 turn and
lifting the subrack clear of the retaining clips.
(3) Disconnect the fan connector from the back plane connector at the
base. Make a note of the connector position.
(4) Loosen the two securing screws and remove the fan unit.
Replacement is the reverse procedure.
Note:

When replacing the back plane, take care to hook the relevant slots over
the clips and ensure all are engaged before placing moderate pressure
downwards on the backplane and turning the securing clip.

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PART 7 : TOOLS AND SPARES


CONTENTS
Page
TOOLS ..............................................................................................
Kits ................................................................................................
Individual Items .............................................................................
Consumables ..................................................................................
FIRST LEVEL SPARES ....................................................................

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7-2
7-3
7-3
7-3

Individual Items .............................................................................


SECOND LEVEL SPARES ...............................................................

7-3
7-4

Kits ................................................................................................
Individual Items .............................................................................
PRINT HEAD ASSEMBLY ..............................................................
PRINT HEAD GENERAL DETAIL ................................................
INK SYSTEM - GENERAL .............................................................
INK MANAGEMENT BLOCK ........................................................
CONTROL ASSEMBLY - QVGA ...................................................
CONTROL ASSEMBLY - TOUCHSCREEN .................................
ELECTRONICS CABINET .............................................................

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7-11
7-13
7-15
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TOOLS AND SPARES

TOOLS
Kits

Operator Tool Kit

Item Part No.

(1) 26134

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Description

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Operator Universal Tool Kit containing:


Tool kit case
Eye glass
Safety glasses
Penlight torch
Tube cutter
Metric combination spanner set (4mm - 11mm)
Screwdriver (Pozidrive No. 0, 3 inch
Screwdriver (Pozidrive No. 1, 3 inch
Screwdriver (Pozidrive No. 2, 4 inch
Nut spinner 7mm A/F
Screwdriver 2 1/2 inch x 1/8 inch flat
Screwdriver 3 inch x 3/16 flat
Screwdriver 4 inch 3/16 flat
Allen key set (8) metric (1.5mm - 7mm)
Ball driver 1.5mm A/F
Ball driver 2mm A/F
ball driver 2.5mm
Ball driver 3mm A/F
Trim tool (pot adjustment)
Food Grade warning label

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Individual Items
10700
14484
14377
26886
14547
26083
14562
14584
14549
14563

Anti-Static Wrist Strap (1.5M)


Ball Driver (1.5mm)
Drive Rod spanner
Drop Generator Spanner
Eyeglass
Metal Beaker (earthed)
Plastic Beaker (100ml)
Safety Glasses
Tube Cutters
Wash Bottle (250ml)

Consumables
99199
99192
99119
99289
99291
99292
99116
26046

Small Gloves (Latex, Powder free)


Medium Gloves (Latex, Powder free)
Large Gloves (Latex, Powder free)
Small Gloves (Nitrile)
Large Gloves (Nitrile)
Extra Large Gloves (Nitrile)
Tissue Roll (Lint-free)
Hand Cleaner (500g tub/jar)

FIRST LEVEL SPARES


Individual Items
QUBE01

Qube

1-0360015SP

Air Filter

37940

Feed Filter

26743

Nozzle Assembly 75 micron*

26828

Nozzle Assembly 60 micron*

01210

Fuse 20x5 (T)1A H (240V)

* Select appropriate nozzle fitted.

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SECOND LEVEL SPARES


Kits
Item Part No.

Description

Qty

(1) EAS002990SP Cabinet Seal Kit containing:


P Seal - Reinforced
Gasket Ink System PCB
Gasket Retainer Valve Plate
UI Seal Profile 1-EPDM
Gasket - Pump Adapter
Note:

Cabinet Seal kit components not available separately.

Item Part No.

(1) 5-0160503

Note:

(1) EPP003010

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Description

Qty

O-Ring Kit containing:


EPDM 2.90 ID 1.78 CS
EPDM 5.28 ID 1.78 CS
EPDM 3.69 ID 1.78 CS
EPDM 21.95 ID 1.78 CS
EPDM 7.65 ID 1.78 CS
EPDM 12.42 ID 1.78 CS
EPDM 5mm ID x1.5mm Sect (P6-069)
EPDM 10.82 ID 1.78 CS

120
20
10
10
10
10
10

O-Ring kit components not available separately.

Item Part No.

Note:

1m
1
1
1m
1

Description

Qty

Screw Fixing Kit containing:


Washer Shakeproof StSt M3
Screw: 4X12LG Flange Head Pozi Plastite 30
Screw Polymate 3 x 8 Pan Pozi StSt
Screw Skt Cap StSt M4x16
Screw CSK Pozi StSt M5x8
Nut M5 StSt
Screw Skt Cap StSt M5x8
Screw Skt Cap StSt M3x5
Screw Plas-Tech 30 St Zn No8x3/8inch
Screw 4x40LG Flange Head Pozi Plastite 30 StSt
Screw Skt Cap StSt M3x25
Screw Skt Cap StSt M4x10
Screw Skt CSK StSt M5x16
Screw Skt CSK StStM4x08
SCH Screw 5x60
Screw SKT Cap StSt M4x8
M5 CSK FInishing Washer

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30
20
10
10
10
10
10
40
10
15
10
10
10
10
10
10

Screw fixing kit components not available separately.

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Individual Items
3-0130037SP

Blue Backplane

45411

Charge Electrode Assembly - Type 1

3-0166086SP

Compact Flash (Pre-programmed)

36703

Deflector Plate Assembly

EPP000978SP

Fan Assembly

14780*

Ink Block Solenoid

EAS003214SP

Ink Interface Board PCB Type 2

EAS002582SP

Ink Level Sensor i-Tech

EAS002986SP

Jet Pumps Assembly Kit

EAS002747SP**

Main Pressure Pump

EAS002583SP

Make-up Level Sensor i-Tech

EAS000789SP

Make-up reservoir filter

3-0130025SP

PCB Assembly Front Panel

3-0130050SP

PEC PCB Assembly

3-0160036SP

Power Supply Kit

4-0160310SP

Pressure Sensor Assembly

14735*

Print Head Valve Solenoid

3-0130024SP

SBC PCB Assembly

EAS000081SP
Standard Interface PCB Assembly
1
* May vary depending on model and ink type. Please contact Domino.
** Contains pump, adapter, pump seal, spigot seals and fixing screws.
May vary depending on model and ink type. Please contact Domino.

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29

2
3
4

28
27
26
5
25
6

24
8

7
9

19

8
10

23

11

13

12

14

22
21
17

20

16
19

15

18

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Print Head Assembly

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PRINT HEAD ASSEMBLY


Item

Part No.

(1)
26898
(2)
26868
(3)
26747
(4)
06035
(5)
45462
(6)
06024
(7)
26828
or,
26743
(8)
04368**
(9)
36720*
(10)
36722*
(11)
36721*
(12)
36718
(13)
45411
(14)
26871
(15)
36703
(16)
36726
(17)
36828
(18)
04201*
(19)
04566**
(20)
67617
(21)
36706
(22)
36715
(23)
04833**
(24)
36727*
(25)
36719*
(26)
36820
(27)
45191
(28)
36994
(29)
14735***
Not shown:
EAS003008SP

Description

Qty

Drive Rod Cap


Nut Drive Rod Clamp
Drive Rod Assembly
O-ring Drop Generator
Drop Generator Assembly
O-ring EPDM 9.25ID 1.78CS
Nozzle Assembly 60 micron
Nozzle Assembly 75 micron
Screw Skt Cap St. St. M2 x 5
Adjusting Shaft
Cam
Screw Locking
Drop Generator Mount
Charge Electrode Assembly Type 1
Retainer
Deflector Plate Assembly
Pivot Drop Generator Mount
Strobe LED Assembly
Washer Flat St. St. M2
Screw Skt Hex St. St. M3x6
Gutter Tube Clamp Kit
Tube Connector gutter
Sensor Tube Std Assembly
Screw Skt Hd St. St. M3x5
Grommet Retaining Screw
Adjusting Screw
Gutter Tube Adapter
Thermistor Kit
Heater Spares Kit
Valve Solenoid DIA to Spec

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1
1
1
1
1
1
1
9
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
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8
1
1
1
1
2
1
1
1
1
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Earth Clip (Mounted on rear of chassis)

* Contained in head refurbishment kit Part No. 37402SP.


** Contained in print head fastener kit Part No. 5-0160502.
*** May vary depending on model and ink type. Please contact Domino.

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12

4
11

9/16
8
7

14

13

6
15

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Print Head - General Detail

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PRINT HEAD GENERAL DETAIL


Item

Part No.

Description

Qty

EAS001659
(1)
EAS001944SP
or EAS002895SP
(2)
EAS002344
(3)
36836SP
(4)
14741
(5)
2-0110167
(6)
EAS002345SP
(7)
26798
(8)
EAS001745
(9)
EDP001526
(10) EPP002342

Print Head Assembly 3 metres


Conduit Assembly (3m)
Conduit Assembly (6m)
Wire box and Seal Assembly
EHT Sensor Assembly (3m)
Network Passive Safety
Bulkhead Grommet
Holster (including lens)
Plate Mounting
Chassis
Holster Retaining Clip
Plastite Screws 2.2 x 8

1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1

EAS003006SP
(11)
(12)
(13)
(14)
(15)
(16)
(17)

Print Head Maintenance Kit containing:


Wire Box Lid
Wire box Dovetail (back wire box moulding)
Internal Cover
Seal
Lens
Holster Retaining Clips
Plastite Screws 2.2 x 8

1
1
1
1
2
8

Not shown:
EAS000863
36991

Head Cleaning Station


Wash Station Mounting Bracket Assembly

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TOOLS AND SPARES

Note:

Standard ink system shown

6
1

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Ink System - General Detail

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INK SYSTEM - GENERAL


Item Part No.

Description

Qty

(1)

EAS001598SP

Ink Management Block Assembly

(2)

EAS002747SP*

Pump Replacement Assembly. Kit contains:


Pump
Diener pump adapter
Pump seal
Pump screws

1
1
2
2

(3)
(4)
(5)
(6)

(7)
(8)

EAS002994SP
QUBE01
EAS000042SP
EAS004276SP**

37733
37751

Not shown:
EAS002582SP
EAS002583SP
EAS000789SP
Note:

Damper Module (Including 2 x Jaco nuts)


Qube
Make-up reservoir
Gutter Auxiliary Pump Replacement
Assembly. Kit Contains:
Auxiliary Pump
Auxiliary Pump Gasket
Pump Screws
Viscometer Assembly
Peltier

1
1
1
1
1
1
4
1
1

Ink Level Sensor i-Tech


Make-up Level Sensor i-Tech
Make-up reservoir filter

1
1
1

Kit items not available separately.

* May vary depending on model and ink type. Please contact Domino.
** A420i 6m conduit variants only.

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TOOLS AND SPARES

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6
1
7

3
5

4
2

2
2
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Ink Management Block

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TOOLS AND SPARES

INK MANAGEMENT BLOCK


Item

Part No.

Description

Qty

(1)

EAS001598SP

Ink Management Block

(2)

EAS002949SP

Low Drip Valve Assembly. Kit contains:


Lip seal
Ring retaining valve
Plunger seal cage
Valve plunger seal
Spring
O-ring
Seal retainer plate
Valve retainer plate gasket
Screws

9
9
9
9
9
9
1
1
11

(3)

(4)
(5)
(6)
(7)
(8)

EAS002986SP** Jet Pumps Assembly. Kit contains:


Bleed jet pump
Gutter jet pump
Outer O-rings. EPDM 10.82ID 1.78CS*
Inner O-rings EPDM 5.28ID 1.78CS*
Block O-ring EPDM 7.65ID 1.78CS*
4-0160310SP
37940
14780**
37732

Not shown:
EAS002994SP

Note:

1
1
2
2
1

Pressure Sensor Assembly


Feed filter
Solenoid
Solenoid O-Ring EPDM 2.90ID 1.78CS*
Temp Sensor Assembly

1
1
2
1

Damper Can i-Tech Ink System.


Kit contains:
Damper Can
Jaco Nuts
Pipe

1
2
1

Kit items not available separately.

* Part of O-Ring kit 5-0160503.


** May vary depending on model and ink type. Please contact Domino.

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TOOLS AND SPARES

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Control Assembly - QVGA

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CONTROL ASSEMBLY - QVGA


Item

(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)

Part No.

EAS002724SP
EAS000817SP
1-0140001SP
3-0130025SP

Description

SureTouch Keyboard - European


SureTouch Keyboard - Arabic
LCD Assembly (QVGA)
PCB Assembly Front Panel

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1
1
1
1

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CONTROL ASSEMBLY - TOUCHSCREEN


Item

Part No.

EAS003793SP
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)
(5)
(6)

EAS000825SP
3-0140057SP
3-0130026SP
3-0160032SP
3-0160035SP
3-0140150SP

Description

Touchscreen Kit*
SureTouch Overlay Touchscreen
Touchscreen LCD 10.4" Type 1 - Spare
UI PCB Assembly**
SVGA Display Lead
Invertor Interface Cable Assembly
Invertor PCB Assembly***

Qty

1
1
1
1
1
1

* Replacement assembly, supplied with the UI PCB Assembly, Invertor PCB


Assembly, and Invertor Interface Cable Assembly.
** Supplied with SVGA Display Lead, Invertor Interface Cable Assembly,
and Fastener Kit.
*** Supplied with Invertor Interface Cable Assembly and Fastener Kit.

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11

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Electronics Cabinet

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ELECTRONICS CABINET
Item

Part No.

(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)
(5)
(6)
(7)
(8)
(9)
(10)
(11)

EAS003214SP
EPP000978SP
3-0130024SP
3-0130037SP
3-0160036SP
EAS003251SP
EAS000081SP
01210
3-0130050SP
3-0160022SP
3-0140019SP

Description

Ink Interface Board PCB Type 2


Airflow Fan
SBC PCB Assembly (No Compact Flash)
Blue Backplane
PSU Assembly Type 2 Kit
Mains Connector to PSU
Standard Interface PCB
Fuse 20x5 (T) 1A H (240V)
PEC PCB Assembly
Electronics Sub-Rack Assembly
Ethernet Connector Kit plus Cable

Not shown:
3-0160020SP Backplane to Standard Interface PCB Cable
Assembly
3-0166086SP Pre-Programmed Compact Flash Card
37722
Mains Cable Assembly
67668
Mains Lead Assembly (UK)
67653
Mains Lead Assembly (France)
67685
Mains Lead Assembly (USA)

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PART 8 : OPTIONS AND


ACCESSORIES
CONTENTS
OPTIONS AND ACCESSORIES SUMMARY ...............................
GENERAL ........................................................................................
ALARM BEACON ...........................................................................
Electrical Installation ......................................................................
Option Details ...........................................................................

8-3
8-4
8-5
8-6
8-6

ALARM PORT CONNECTOR .....................................................


Option Details ...........................................................................

8-7
8-7

SERIAL / USER PORT UPGRADE KIT .......................................


General ..........................................................................................
Installation .....................................................................................
Applications Interface PCB and RS232 Connector ....................

8-8
8-8
8-8
8-8

Settings.......................................................................................

8-9

Serial Port Connections ................................................................. 8-9


User Port Connections ................................................................... 8-10
SK1 ........................................................................................... 8-10
SK2 ............................................................................................ 8-11
Option Details............................................................................ 8-12
SHAFT ENCODER / PRODUCT DETECTORS ..........................
Shaft Encoder .................................................................................
How to Specify PPRs ................................................................
Option Details ...........................................................................

8-13
8-13
8-14
8-15

Sensor and Reflector Assembly ....................................................... 8-16


Option Details ........................................................................... 8-16
Proximity Sensor Assembly ............................................................. 8-17
Option Details ........................................................................... 8-17
Inductive Sensor ............................................................................. 8-18
Option Details ........................................................................... 8-18
FIBRE OPTIC SENSORS ................................................................
Proximity Fibre Optic Sensor .........................................................
Through Beam Fibre Optic Sensor .................................................
Option Details ...........................................................................

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8-20
8-20
8-20

SPECIAL APPLICATIONS ............................................................... 8-21

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Registration Mark Sensor ............................................................... 8-21


Option Details ........................................................................... 8-21
UV Sleeve Packaging Sensor .......................................................... 8-21
Option Details ........................................................................... 8-21
Transparent Product (Includes Reflector) Sensor ............................. 8-22
Option Details ........................................................................... 8-22
Fork (Label Detection) Sensor ........................................................ 8-22
Option Details ........................................................................... 8-22
POSITIVE AIR PUMP ASSEMBLY .................................................
REMOTE UI ....................................................................................
Connecting ....................................................................................
Disconnecting ................................................................................
BRACKETRY AND STANDS ........................................................
The Ancillary Mounting Kit ..........................................................
Fitting a Beacon ........................................................................
Fitting a Side Mount Kit ............................................................
Option Details ...........................................................................

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8-24
8-24
8-26
8-27
8-27
8-27
8-28
8-28

Mounting Kits ................................................................................ 8-29


Printer Stand .................................................................................. 8-31
Option Details ........................................................................... 8-31

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OPTIONS AND ACCESSORIES SUMMARY


Part No.

Description

L014934
EPP003225SP
EAS002846SP
EPP003231SP
EPP003233SP
EPP002929SP
L014933
EPP002908SP
EPP003295
EPP003296
EPP003297
37763
EAS002900
37424
37425
37426
37421
37422
37423
37427
37748
EAS002951
5-0161140
5-0161142
5-0161141
5-0161143
EAS002943
EAS002944

Beacon Assembly (24V LED) - Type 2


Alarm Port Socket
User Port Option Kit (includes RS232)
37 Way Connector with housing 3m cable
25 Way Connector with housing
RS232 Plug
Shaft Encoder Kit - Type 2
Plug IP68 8-Way Cable Mounting
Sensor and Reflector Assembly - Type 2
Sensor Assembly - Proximity - Type 2
Inductive Sensor 18mm Type 2
Inductive Sensor 30mm Type 1
Adapter Cable PD Encoder Type 1 to Type 2
Sensor Fibre Optic Amplifier 5m lead
Through Beam Fibre Optic 2m cable
Diffused Fibre Optic 1m Cable
Registration Mark Sensor
UV Sleeve Packaging Sensor
Transparent Product Sensor
Fork (Label Detector) Sensor
Positive Air Pump
Ancillary Mounting Kit
Side Mount Kit
Floor Mount Kit
Base Mount Kit
Goal Post Kit
Printer Stand
Printer Stand with Cabinet

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8-16
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8-18
8-18
8-18,20
8-20
8-20
8-20
8-21
8-21
8-22
8-22
8-23
8-28
8-29
8-29
8-30
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8-31
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GENERAL
WARNING:

When working in the electronics compartment,


power must be switched off and the mains
cable removed.

CAUTION:

When working in the electronics compartment, anti-static


precautions must be taken. A wrist strap must be worn and
plugged into the socket provided.

The Domino printer has the power connector, USB, Ethernet, Alarm and
Product Detect/Shaft Encoder connectors fitted as standard on the rear door.
Other connections are only fitted as optional extras.
Where connectors are not fitted, a blanking plug is fitted.
The following diagrams illustrate where each option is fitted.

Serial Port (Option)


Ethernet (RJ45)
Connector

User Port (Option)

Alarm Port
Connector

Beacon
Connector
Product Detector/
Shaft Encoder
Connectors

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External Connections

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ALARM BEACON
1
2
3
4

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WARNING:

Disconnect beacon from the printer or remove


mains power from the printer before
disassembling the beacon to reposition the
LED colours.

Number

Note:

Led Colour

1
Green
2
Red
3
Amber
4
Blue
The above listing describes the default position of the LED colours as
supplied. The LED colours can be moved into different positions by
removing the centre screw at the top of the beacon. The LEDs are
fitted into four individual keyed sections. Once the screw is removed,
the sections can be reassembled into any user specific order.

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The beacon assembly consists of:


A beacon, which can be mounted up to 3 metres from the printer.
A beacon connector assembly.
Optional cabinet mounting kit.
The beacon consists of a short tubular aluminium pole carrying four lamps in
"totem pole" style, with a mounting bracket and a 3 metre cable. The beacon
indicators are in a solid state as described below:
Green:
Printer is printing or ready to print.
Red:
There is a fault, printer has stopped.
Amber:
Printer requires attention.
Blue:
Printer is in Standby mode.
The beacon is connected into the beacon connector assembly on the side of
the cabinet.

Electrical Installation
Fit the beacon cable connector into the beacon connector on the rear
electronics compartment door. The connector pin assignments are shown
below.
PINS

Blue

Amber

Green

Red

Ext Power Return

STATUS
2

5
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5-Way Beacon Socket


Connections (external view)

Option Details
Description

Part Number

Beacon Assembly (24V LED) Type 2

L014934

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ALARM PORT CONNECTOR


The alarms port enables the printer status to be indicated for external use.
The Alarm Port connector is situated on the rear electronics compartment
door. The connector pin assignments are shown below.
The connector pin assignments are shown below.
PINS

Green NO

Red NC

Red NO

Amber NC

Amber NO

Common

Green NC

STATUS

6
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7-Way Alarm Plug Connections


(external view)

Option Details
Description

Part Number

Alarm Port Socket

EPP003225SP

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SERIAL / USER PORT UPGRADE KIT


General
Both the Serial Port and Users offer the ability for external communications
to and from the printer.
The user port can be used to externally select messages, set the reverse or
invert for a message. It can also be used to update serial number information
(increment and reset) and provide a rollover signal.
The serial port can be used to send information to the printer, such as
messages and variable information, from a control system. Information can
also be sent to the control system from the printer. Basic printer control can
also be performed using the serial port.
The kit contains:
Complete Serial/User Port Connector Kit containing two User Ports
and a Serial Port.

Installation
Applications Interface PCB and RS232 Connector
WARNING:

Power to the printer must be removed.

CAUTION:

Anti-static precautions must be taken.

(1) Remove the 3 blanking plugs in the rear electronics compartment door
at the back of the cabinet.
(2) Unscrew the retaining ring from the RS232 connector.
(3) Position the Applications Interface PCB over the 5 stand-offs on the
rear of the cabinet door.
(4) Secure the Applications Interface PCB with the 5 nuts. Do not
overtighten.
(5) Fit the RS232 connector with its PCB into position and secure with
the retaining ring.
(6) Fit the User Port Application Interface cable connector to the front
connector of the Applications Interface PCB.
(7) Slide the User Port PCB into the middle position in the subrack and fit
the User Port Application Interface cable into the front connector. Push
the PCB into position.Connect the RS232 PCB to the Applications
Interface PCB using the Serial Interface Cable.

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Settings
Settings for the User Port can now be found by selecting:
>

> System Config > External I/F > User Port

Settings for the Serial Port can be found by selecting:


>

> Comms > Serial Port

Serial Port Connections


PINS

N/C

Transmit Data

STATUS

Receive Data

N/C

N/C

Clear To Send

Request To Send

Ground

6
8
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8-Way Serial Port Connections


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User Port Connections


SK1
Pin

Status

Pin

Status

DO NOT USE

14

DO NOT USE

SEQ_OFF

15

DO NOT USE

INV_PRINT

16

DO NOT USE

REV_PRINT

17

DO NOT USE

PRINT_REJ

18

OUT_COMMON

End of Stroke

19

Isolated +12V

End of Label

20

Isolated +12V

Stroke Rate Limit

21

DO NOT USE

DO NOT USE

22

DO NOT USE

10

DO NOT USE

23

Isolated GND

11

DO NOT USE

24

DO NOT USE

12

DO NOT USE

25

Not Connected

13

ISOLated GND

13

14

25

25-Way Socket Connections


(external view)

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SK2
Pin

Status

Pin

Status

Input 1

14

Output 1 (10mA Max)

Input 2

15

Output 2 (10mA Max)

Input 3

16

Output 3 (10mA Max)

Input 4

17

Output 4 (10mA Max)

Input 5

18

OUTPUT COMMON

Input 6

19

Isolated +12V

Input 7

20

Isolated +12V

Input 8

21

DO NOT USE

Input 9 Int 1

22

DO NOT USE

10

Input 10 Int 2

23

Isolated Gnd

11

Input 11 Int 3

24

DO NOT USE

12

Input 12 Int 4

25

DO NOT USE

13

ISOLated GND

26-37

Not Connected

20

19

37

37-Way Socket Connections


(external view)

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Option Details
Description

Part Number

User Port Upgrade Kit (includes


RS232)

EAS002846SP

Kit contains:
User Port PCB
User Port Application Interface cable
Application interface PCB Type 2
Serial Connector PCB Assembly including
Interface Cable
Protective cap for RS232 connector
60 Way ribbon cable
25 Way Connector with housing
RS232 Plug
Available separately:
37 Way Connector with housing 3m cable
25 Way Connector with housing
RS232 Plug

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EPP003231SP
EPP003233SP
EPP002929SP

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SHAFT ENCODER / PRODUCT


DETECTORS
Shaft Encoder
The shaft encoder is fitted to the production line and its rotation follows the
line movement. Exact details of both the shaft encoder and its installation
depend upon the line.
Connection into the printer is via either of the Shaft Encoder/Product
Detector connectors situated on the rear electronics compartment door. The
connector pin assignments are shown below.
the side of the cabinet. The connector pin assignments are shown below.
PINS

Description

24V Supply

GND

Product Detect (+)

Product Detect (-)

Encoder Channel A (+)

Encoder Channel A (-)

Encoder Channel B (+)

Encoder Channel B (-)

The printer provides a 24V DC supply for use by the shaft encoder and a
selectable 24V NPN (Default) or PNP input for signals from the encoder.
The NPN or PNP can be selected by moving jumper positions on the
Standard Interface PCB Assembly, see diagram. The printer also has an
internal digital gearbox which may be used to multiply or divide the encoder
output.
The selectable shaft encoder is a suitable installation. The quadrature encoder
allows the direction of the rotation to be detected, as well as the actual
rotation. This type of encoder is useful in ensuring that printing stops as soon
as the production line stops moving forward and is resumed when the
production line returns to its previous position. The quadrature encoder may
help eliminate false encoder pulses being generated and maintain good print
quality in high vibration environments.
To enable this feature, the quadrature encoder must be fitted and both
encoder signals need to be correctly wired to the printer. The software must

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be enabled for the feature to function. In the software, navigate to Ext. I/F:
Shaft Encoder. Set Backlash to ON and Direction to FORWARD, see page 3-63.
Note:

The direction will depend upon the mounting of the encoder and the
wiring to the printer.

When the production line is travelling backwards in the Backlash mode, a


count is maintained and can be viewed and reset on the printer (or via the
User Port if fitted).
The encoder (L014933) has a shaft diameter of 10mm and the Pulses Per
Revolution (PPR) are selectable:
2500PPR
5000PPR
12500PPR
25000PPR.
To select the required PPR, remove the blanking plug on the rear of the
encoder and turn the rotary switch to the required position. Further details
are included with the encoder.

How to Specify PPRs


To calculate the PPR, three pieces of information are required:
The number of strokes per character including spaces between characters
(N). A 7x5 character is 6 strokes wide. Refer to following table.
The character pitch (P). This is the distance from the start of one
character to the start of the next.
The distance moved by the product in one rotation of the encoder (D).
PPR = D x N
P
This calculation is true in all cases. N and P are determined by the
requirements of the individual production line, i.e. large characters, nozzle
size etc. The calculation for D will vary depending on the application.
Print Type

Single print, single space


Single print, double space
Bold print, single space
Bold print, double space
Double bold, single space
Double bold, double space
16x10 single space
16x10 double space

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No. Of Strokes

6
7
12
14
24
28
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16x10 bold, single space


16x10 bold, double space
16x10 double bold, single space
16x10 double bold, double space

24
28
48
56

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Pin 2 =GND
Pin 5 =
Encoder
Channel A (+)
AM_0157

0P

00
PR

00

PP

12500 PPR

25
50

Pin
1=24V
Pin 7 =
Encoder
Channel B (+)

&

Pin 6 =
Encoder
Channel A (-)

Tel: +44

" $

+ -

2500 PPR

(0)1954 782551

TERMINATIONS
1
2
3
4
5

BROWN
WHITE
BLUE
BLACK
GREEN

Ser No.:-

VCC
ACHANNEL
0V
ZCHANNEL
BCHANNEL

MOD:-SPECW492-1
+V:-5-24V

14828

05431062

Remove blanking
plug and turn switch
to required PPR

Pin 8 =
Encoder
Channel B (-)

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Cabinet Connectors
(external view)

Shaft Encoder

Option Details
Description

Part Number

Selectable Shaft Encoder Kit Type 2

L014933

Plug IP68 8-way Cable


Mounting (external)

EPP002908SP

For further information regarding shaft encoders, please contact Domino.


Note:
The digital gearbox can be used to allow correct printing to be achieved
with other values of PPR.

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Sensor and Reflector Assembly


This detection method consists of a sensor and a reflector, which must be
fitted on opposite sides of the product line. The reflector is adjusted so that a
light beam from the sensor, directed across the line, is reflected back into a
receiver in the sensor. Products moving in between the sensor and reflector
break the light beam and this is used to start the printing, either as the beam is
broken or as it is restored. The basic requirement is gaps between product
items as they pass the sensor.
Connection details are given in the diagram below. Refer to the table on page
8-13 for full connector pin assignment details.

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Pin 2 =GND
Pin 4 Product
Dect (-)

Pin 3
Product
Dect (+)

Pin
1=24V

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Cabinet Connectors
(External View)

AM_0161A

Sensor and Reflector Assembly

Option Details
Description

Part Number

Sensor and Reflector Assembly Type 2

EPP003295

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Proximity Sensor Assembly


This sensor is fitted on the production line and set up so that a light beam
from the sensor is reflected back by the product itself. The sensor detects the
reflected beam and printing starts when reflection either begins or ends. The
reflection may be from the body of the product or from a light coloured
marking on a darker background on the product.
Connection details are given in the diagram below. Refer to the table on page
8-13 for full connector pin assignment details.

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Pin 2 =GND
Pin 4 Product
Dect (-)

Pin 3
Product
Dect (+)

Pin
1=24V

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Cabinet Connectors
(External View)

AM_0165A

Sensor Assembly Proximity

Option Details
Description

Part Number

Sensor Assembly - Proximity Type 2

EPP003296

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Inductive Sensor
Two types of sensor/detector are available:
Inductive Sensor (18mm body), or
Inductive Sensor (30mm body).
The inductive sensor detects metal products. It is mounted close to the
products on the line and provides a signal to the printer when the product
comes within its detection range.
Connection details are given in the diagram below. Refer to the table on page
8-13 for full connector pin assignment details.

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Pin 2 =GND
Pin 4 Product
Dect (-)

Pin 3
Product
Dect (+)

Pin
1=24V

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Cabinet Connectors
(External View)

AM_0169A

Inductive Sensor

Option Details
Description

Part Number

Inductive Sensor 18mm Type 2

EPP003297

Inductive Sensor 30mm Type 1

37763*

* Inductive Sensor 30mm part number 37763 requires EAS002900


Adaptor Cable PD Encoder Type 1 to Type 2.

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FIBRE OPTIC SENSORS


Fibre optic sensors are typically fitted to the production line where space
is limited or where more accuracy is required.
A typical application would consist of the amplifier box plugged into one of
the Product Detect connectors on the printer. Sensors can then be configured
in two ways as detailed below.
Connection details are given in the diagram below. Refer to the table on page
8-13 for full connector pin assignment details.
Amplifier
Box

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Pin 2 =GND

AM_0173A

Pin 4 Product
Dect (-)
Pin 3
Product
Dect (+)

Through Beam
Sensor
Pin
1=24V

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Cabinet Connectors
(External View)
Typical Proximity Sensor Set-up using
Through Beam Sensor

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Proximity Fibre Optic Sensor


A Through Beam Fibre Optic Sensor is attached to the amplifier box with the
sensor positioned so that a light beam from the sensor is reflected back by the
product itself. The sensor detects the reflected beam and printing starts when
reflection either begins or ends. The reflection may be from the body of the
product or from a light coloured marking on a darker background on the
product. The sensitivity can be adjusted on the amplifier.

Through Beam Fibre Optic Sensor


Installation would be similar to the Proximity Fibre Optic Sensor installation
with an additional Diffused Beam Sensor fitted to allow the detection of the
beam passing through the space between the products on the line.

Option Details
Description

Part Number

Sensor - Fibre Optic Amplifier


with 5m Lead

37424

Through Beam Fibre Optic 2m


Cable length

37425

Diffused Fibre Optic 1m cable


length

37426

Adapter Cable PD Encoder


Type 1 to Type 2

EAS002900

Plug IP68 8-Way Cable


Mounting (external)

EPP002908SP

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SPECIAL APPLICATIONS
Note:

Special application sensors include 5m of cable but require 8 pin plug


EPP002908SP
.

Registration Mark Sensor


Features:
"Teach-in", "Remote Setting" and "Auto-Set"
White LED emission
Interchangeable lenses and fibre optic versions
Metal housing with adjustable orientation of optics and connector

Option Details
Description

Part Number

Registration Mark Sensor

37421

UV Sleeve Packaging Sensor


Features:
Detects sleeve/watch strap style packaging
Ideal solution for luminescent mark detection
High power UV emission for improved sensitivity
Fast switching frequency and response time
Easy setting and clear bargraph indicator.

Option Details
Description

Part Number

UV Sleeve Packaging Sensor

37422

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Transparent Product (Includes Reflector) Sensor


Features:
Detects transparent materials such as films and PET.
High excess-gain and operating distances
IP69K mechanical protection
AISI-3I6L stainless steel versions
Standard 3 wire configuration output.

Option Details
Description

Part Number

Transparent Product (Including


Reflector) Sensor

37423

Fork (Label Detection) Sensor


High 25kHz switching frequency
IR light model
Detection of semi transparent labels
Detection of register mark.

Option Details
Fork (Fork Label Detector)
Sensor

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POSITIVE AIR PUMP ASSEMBLY


The positive air pump supplies the print head with a small positive air supply
to keep it free from dust.
Note:

Although recommended as a factory fit, the integral airdryer can be retrofitted, but this must be carried out by a Domino Service Engineer.

For further details contact Domino Service.


Spares List: Positive Air Pump Assembly - Part Number 37748.

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REMOTE UI
It is possible to control the A320i printer via a remote control device. This
can be beneficial where access is limited, or several printers require control
from one location.

Connecting
WARNING:

Due to the risk of unexpected start-up or


operation, maintenance or cleaning must not
be carried out on the printer whilst connected
to the Remote UI

The printer(s) and remote device must all be connected via the Ethernet port
to the same Local Area Network (LAN) and must all have the same subnet
mask.
Set the Ethernet settings of the printer in accordance with the LAN
connected to, see page 3-74 for Ethernet screens.
Once both the printer(s) and the remote device are connected switch on the
printer and then switch on the remote device.
The remote device will display the Network Browser Utility screen:

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All printers connected to the network in the same subnet mask should now be
visible to the remote UI, this can be selected from the Possible printers on
Network list. If the printer has been given a host name, this will be shown
here, otherwise its IP Address will display.
Select the required printer and press OK.
It is also possible to manually enter the IP Address of a printer, this is done via
the second page of the screen, as shown above.
To refresh the list of available printers, press the Refresh List button.
The settings for the Remote UI are set via the Settings button. This provides
access to functions such as Ethernet Port, Regional Setting (Prompt language,
currency and keyboard options), it also provides access to configuration
upgrades (such as software upgrades).
Once connected, the printer can be controlled via the Remote UI device.
The remote UI runs on a touchscreen (SVGA) and the functions are the same
as on the printer.
Note the Remote connection icon at the bottom of the Remote UI, this will
also display on the connected printer (the remote UI will display the SVGA
version regardless of printer variant).

SVGA

QVGA

In addition to the function buttons for the printer, the membrane buttons are
also displayed on the screen: the Power On/Off button, Alert button and the
Start/Stop button.

Topic
Buttons

Alert Button
Start/Stop
Button
Power Off
Button

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For safety reasons it is not possible to run the printer in manual mode or
power on the printer from the remote UI. It is also not possible to back-up/
restore, import/export files or upgrade the printer software via the Remote
UI.

Disconnecting
Pressing the Power On/Off button of the remote UI will switch the
connected printer off and disconnect that printer from the remote UI. It is
then possible to connect to another printer. Pressing the power button again
will reconnect to the previous printer (if all network connections remain
intact).
WARNINGS:

(1)

Due to the risk of unexpected start-up or


operation, maintenance or cleaning must not
be carried out on the printer whilst connected
to the Remote UI

(2)

For safety reasons, it is recommended to


unplug the Ethernet connection from the
printer before carrying out any cleaning or
maintenance procedures.

To switch to another printer or access the Network Browser Utility screen,


navigate to the Ethernet screen and press the Network Browser Utility button.
It is then possible to select another printer from the Possible printers on Network
list.

Return to Network Browser Utility Screen

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BRACKETRY AND STANDS


The Ancillary Mounting Kit
The Ancillary Mounting Kit can mount a range of options including the
beacon (see page 8-5) and print head Side Mount Kit (see page 8-29).
If the Ancillary Mounting Kit is to be fitted to a printer that has been used
(that is one where the ink and make-up system have been activated) then it is
important to firstly remove:
Any fitted ink and make-up cartridges
The Qube
The Make-up reservoir
before carrying out the installation procedure. Refer to page 4-5 and page 64, step (3).

Fitting a Beacon
The beacon can be mounted anywhere within its 3m cable length. However
it is recommended to fit the beacon using the Ancillary Mounting Kit.
To fit the Beacon:
(1) Shut the printer down and remove power.
(2) Open the electronics compartment door.
(3) Locate the 5 fixing screws on the inside at the top of the cabinet
pointing upwards.
(4) Remove the two outer screws from each side and loosen the middle
screw.
(5) Remove the plastic trim below the top panel and replace it with the
upper mounting.
Note:

The correct orientation of the upper mounting is with the tube securing
screws on the top side.

(6) Replace the four screws and re-tighten evenly.


(7) Turn the printer on its side on a suitable surface that will protect the
printer from damage and support it so that the rear facing base is
exposed.
(8) Fit the lower mounting by attaching it to the base of the printer using
the 7 screws (3 on each side and 1 offset from the middle).
(9) Place the two covers over the two mountings, and secure using the
adhesive pads.
(10)Slide the tube through the upper and lower mountings.

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(11)Once located, secure the tube by tightening the two locking screws
(one on each mounting).
(12)Fit the two covers over the two mountings.
(13)Feed the beacon cable through the tube.
(14)Screw the beacon into the mounting tube and lock in position by
tightening the locking nut.
(15)Plug the cable into the beacon connector on the rear of the printer.

Fitting a Side Mount Kit


To fit the Side Mount Kit:
(1) Follow the procedures for fitting a Beacon step (1) to step (11).
Note:

The tube provided with the Ancillary Mounting Kit must be fitted as it
is integral in providing sufficient strength before fitting the Side Mount
Kit.

(2) Fit the Side Mount Kit by sliding the vertical pole into the vacant upper
and lower pole by tightening the two locking screws (one on each
mounting).
(3) Fit the two covers over the mountings.

Option Details
Description

Ancillary Mounting Kit

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Mounting Kits

SW_0092

SW_0121_2

Side Mount Kit - Part Number 5 - 0161140

SW_0121_2
SW_0097

Floor Mount Kit - Part Number 5-0161142

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SW_0121_2
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Base Mount Kit - Part Number 5-0161141

SW_0099

Goal Post Kit - Part Number 5-0161143

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Printer Stand
A stand must be fitted to the printer if there is no suitable surface to which
printer can be bolted.
This stand provides a secure support for the printer, placing it at a convenient
height for the operator. An option is available with cabinet storage below.
The stand has four height adjustable feet that provide levelling on uneven
floors. The stand is available in standard form or with a cabinet.
Wheels are provided to enable the printer to be transported. To move the
printer on a stand, ensure the printer is not printing, retract the feet and
ensure all doors and external equipment (cables, print head conduit) are
secure and cannot cause a trip hazard.

Printer Stand with Cabinet

Printer Stand

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Option Details
Description

Part Number

Printer Stand

EAS002943

Printer Stand with Cabinet

EAS002944

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CONTENTS
Page
INTRODUCTION ...........................................................................
INITIAL INSPECTION ...................................................................
PREPARING THE PRINTER FOR USE .......................................
Start-Up ........................................................................................
Installation Wizard .....................................................................
Initial Printer Set-up ..................................................................
Print Setup ................................................................................

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Preparing the Ink System ...............................................................


Setting the Master Clock ................................................................
Setting the Default Clock Offsets ...................................................
Product Detection ..........................................................................
Encoder .........................................................................................
Print Delay ....................................................................................
Print Offsets ...................................................................................
Character Height and Width ..........................................................
To Create a Print Sample ...............................................................
Invert/Reverse Printing .................................................................
Installation Dimensions ..................................................................
PRINTER INSTALLATION ............................................................
Cabinet Positioning ........................................................................
Conduit and Print Head Positioning ..............................................
Electrical Supply ............................................................................
EXTERNAL CONNECTIONS .......................................................
SENSOR INSTALLATION ..............................................................
Sensor Positioning ..........................................................................

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INTRODUCTION
WARNINGS:

(1)

There are high voltages and delicate


components inside the printer cabinets. The
electronics compartment must not be opened
by unskilled personnel.

(2)

The printer is Class 1 equipment and requires a


protective earth.

(3)

For the safety of personnel, all items in the


printer requiring connection to earth/ground
have cables for this purpose. Any earth/
ground cables disconnected at any time must
be refitted before the printer is returned to
operation.

(4)

The printer requires an H05 RR-F approved


mains lead.

Installation of the printer consists of:


Checking that all items have been delivered
Preparing the printer for use
Installing the printer and its associated equipment.
In the case of installing the printer, there is a wide range of possible work areas
and it is not possible to give specific instructions. The information provided,
therefore, consists of the basic requirements and general information. It
would be prudent to ensure that the basic requirements can be met before
installing the printer.
The printer should be mounted on a stand or fitted with a stabiliser kit (see
PART 8 Options and Accessories). Domino can also provide mountings for
print heads from a range of brackets and support systems.

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INITIAL INSPECTION
(1) Check that the equipment supplied conforms to the sales order and the
ink supplied conforms to the ink type identified on the machine test
result form. Copies of both sales order and test results should
accompany the printer on delivery.
Note:

For details of access into the cabinet, refer to page 2-11.

(2) Open the electronics compartment door. Connect an anti-static wrist


strap onto a suitable metal earthing point.
(3) Inspect the electronics compartment to ensure that all connections are
intact and there is no damage.
(4) Disconnect the anti-static wrist strap and close the electronics
compartment door or replace the cover.
(5) Open the ink compartment door. Remove the blanking plate from the
ink block manifold.
(6) Inspect the components and tubes inside the ink compartment to ensure
that all connections are intact and there is no damage.
(7) Close the ink compartment door.

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PREPARING THE PRINTER FOR USE


WARNINGS:

(1)

During procedures involving the ink system,


protective clothing, especially eye protection
and gloves, must be worn at all times - see
PART 1 HEALTH AND SAFETY.

(2)

The printer must never be started up with the


nozzle plate removed.

(3)

Under certain fault conditions, the ink in the


feed tubes and drop generator could remain
under pressure when the printer is switched
off. To catch any escaping ink, place tissue
around the nozzle plate before releasing the
securing screws, or around an ink feed tube
junction before disconnection.

The following procedures will require use of the control panel. Consult the
general rules for using the keyboard (see page 2-19 and on) with particular
reference to:
the screen areas such as the status bar and the working area
how to use the function and select buttons
meanings of terms such as "Select" (to press a function button, or to step
through the available options using the increment (<>) buttons) and
"Enter" (to type in a value with the number buttons)
the difference between entering values with the number buttons (effect
delayed until exiting the screen) and using the increment buttons
(effective immediately).

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Start-Up
Note:

The wizards will appear automatically on initial start-up. To enable or


disable this feature, refer to page 3-65.

(1) At the printer cabinet, connect the power cable into the side of the
printer cabinet and plug the power cable into the supply.
(2) Press the power on/off button on the membrane.
(3) Wait approximately 2 minutes for the printer to power on. On initial
start up it is necessary to run through the installation wizard. Follow the
on screen prompts:

(a) Set the Prompt Language

(b) Set the Printer Model

(4) The printer will now display a list of the wizards available to run. It is
advised to run through each wizard, especially on initial start-up and
installation:

Installation Wizard

(a) Set whether the installation wizards


show at each power cycle.

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(b) Enable or disable the Ethernet port. If


enabled, set the port settings (see
below).

(c) Set the email details if the Ethernet is


enabled, allowing selected alerts to be
emailed.

(d) Set the master clock for the printer.

Initial Printer Set-up

(a) Enable or disable the date fields. These


allow date fields to be inserted into the
message. Press Hide Formats to hide
selected formats (see below).

(b) If Dates are enabled, it is possible to hide


certain date fields if these are not used.
Select the format to hide and press Hide
Format. Use the Back Up button to
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(c) Enable or disable the time formats.


These allow time fields to be inserted
into the message. Press Hide Formats to
hide selected formats (see below).

(d) If time formats are enabled, it is possible


to hide certain time fields if these are not
used. Select the format to hide and
press Hide Format. Use the Back Up
button to return to previous screen.
(e) Set the clock offsets. It is advisable to
leave one clock with no offsets to allow
the real time (master clock) to be
inserted into messages. Press Change to
set the clock offsets (see below).
(f) Set the offsets required for each of four
clocks. As mentioned, it is advisable to
leave one clock with no offset to allow
the real time (master) clock to be
inserted if required. Press OK to accept
the changes.
(g) Enable or disable the shift code function.

(h) If shift codes are enabled, they must be


set. At least one shift code should be
named (although it is advisable to name
all the set shift codes). Set the start and
finish times for the shift, then use the >
cursor button with the Shift Code
highlighted to scroll to the next shift
code.

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(i) Enable or disable the serial number


function. Press Hide Formats to hide
selected formats (see below).

(j) If serial numbers are enabled, it is


possible to hide certain serial number
formats if these are not used. Select the
format to hide and press Hide Format.
Press the Back Up button to return to
previous screen, then press Finish to end
the wizard.

Print Setup
(a) Initial screen of the Print setup wizard.
Follow the on screen instructions.
Check that, if used, the sensor and/or
shaft encoder are connected correctly.

(b) The printer can have eight message


formats "online", these can be swapped
out for any of the available message
formats suitable for the printer.
Note:

Highlight the message format to swap in


the Message Format Set list and press
Swap Format to change this for one of the
other available formats.
Note that "--------" is available, this will
leave the slot blank (i.e. no format selected).
Use Show Details for details of the
highlighted format.
Note that you may have to restart the
printer in order to save message format
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(c) Select if either using a product sensor or


if printing continuously. Then select
Finish to end the Print Setup Wizard.

(5) The printer will now set the printer in accordance with the elements set
in the wizards. Once complete the ink system will need preparing (see
next).

Preparing the Ink System


Note:

For details of the cabinet interior, see page 2-12 to page 2-13.

Firstly the ink quality code must be entered to ensure the validity of the
Qube. Do this as follows:
(1) Press the Machine Set-up button and select the Production
menu. Select Change Reservoir.
(2) At the prompt enter the 10 digit quality code - this is found on the label
on the front of the ink reservoir and press Submit Code.
(3) If the code is OK, a prompt will display requesting the printer to be
powered off. Press the Power On/Off button to switch the printer off.
(4) Fit the Qube as described on page 4-8, step (6) onwards.
(5) Fit the make-up reservoir as described on page 4-5, step (2) onwards.
(6) Fit the ink reservoir to the Qube as described in page 4-5, step (2)
onwards.
(7) At the print head, release the securing screw and remove the print head
from its holster and fit into a wash station.
Note:

For details of the print head see page 2-6 and page 2-10.

(8) Remove the silicone tube cap over the gutter. Check that the print
head is clean and dry.
(9) Press the power On/Off button to switch the printer on.
(10)The printer will now automatically bleed the ink system to remove any
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The printer is now ready for the jet to be switched on.


(11)Press the Start/Stop button. The printer will automatically start the jet.
(12)Check the jet alignment is correct according to the diagram.
(13)Check that approximately 40 seconds after pressing the Start/Stop
button, the Status bar message changes to Ready to Print and the blue led
stops flashing and shows steadily.
(14)At the print head, release the securing screw, remove the print head
from the wash station and refit into its holster.
The printer is now ready to print.

Jet Alignment in
Charge Electrode

Drop
Generator
(Generic
shown)

1mm

Jet Alignment with


Deflector Plates

Jet

print head1

75%
ID
Jet to be set 25% of
gutter diameter
from gutter wall

Jet Alignment in Gutter

Head Alignment

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Setting the Master Clock


(1) Press the Machine Setup button. Enter the password, if required.
(2) Select the Configuration button.
Regional
Settings
Master
Clock

OK

(3) Select Regional Settings, then Master Clock.


(4) Check that the settings are correct and amend as required.
(5) Press OK to accept the changes.

Setting the Default Clock Offsets


Each of four clocks can be set with separate time offsets from the master
clock, ready for insertion into messages. These will be the default settings for
the clock offsets, they can still be changed for individual messages and these
will be saved with the message only. If the real/master clock time is required,
one of the clocks should be left with zero offsets. Offsets can only be ahead in
time of the master clock.
(1) Press the Machine Setup button.
(2) Select the Configuration button.

Machine
Print
Settings
Default
Machine
Settings
Clock
Dep
Options
Clock
Offset

(3) Then select the following buttons: Machine Print Settings > Default
Machine Settings > Clock Dep Options, then select Clock Offset.
(4) A list of the available clock offsets is displayed and a preview of the
highlighted offset is shown at the bottom of the screen. To change an
offset, select the offset required and press Change.
(5) A screen will then open with the name and the offsets available to set:
Year, Month, Week, Day, Hour and Minutes forward of the master
clock can all be set. The month rollover can also be set, this is for when
month offsets are used and the current month has a different number of
days to the offset month, i.e. if a one month offset is used on Jan 31st, as
there is no Feb 31st it is possible in this instance to roll forward to
March 1st or backwards to Feb 28th.
(6) When set, press OK to accept the changes.

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Product Detection
To set the printer to use a product sensor:
(1) Press the Machine Setup button. Enter the password if required.
(2) Select the Service button.
System
Config
External
I/F
Product
Detect

(3) Select the following buttons: System Config > External I/F This screen
.
displays the current settings for both the product detect and encoder. If
the settings are incorrect, press Product Detect to alter these settings.
(4) Ensure the Source is set to Ext.
Set the active level required (High is leading edge, Low is trailing edge).

Encoder
To set the printer to use a shaft encoder:
(1) Press the Machine Setup button. Enter the password if required.
(2) Select the Service button.
System
Config
External
I/F
Product
Encoder

(3) Select the following buttons: System Config > External I/F This screen
.
displays the current settings for both the product detect and encoder. If
the settings are incorrect, press Encoder to alter these settings.
(4) Ensure the Stroke Source to Ext.
(5) If required, set the stroke multiply and/or divide ratio, this allows the
printer to match the output from the shaft encoder.
The Encoder Pulse Count verifies that the encoder signal is being received
by the printer.
(6) Use the increment buttons to select Internal or External (if a shaft
encoder is to be used).
Note:

If the Stroke Source is Internal, the stroke rate is controlled by Change


Width in Print Setup (see below).

(7) If the Stroke Source is External, use the highlight bar to select External
Stroke Divider Ratio and type in the value required.
(8) Use the scroll buttons to search through the button options along the
bottom of the screen and select OK.
For further information on the shaft encoder option, refer to page 8-11.

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Print Delay
Note:

Each print format has a minimum print delay to which the printer is set
on delivery. This value should be recorded for future use. Entering any
value below this minimum will result in an error message when printing.
In the absence of a recorded minimum, increase the print delay until an
acceptable value is found. The product detector (sensor) or print head may
require re-positioning.

(1) Press the Machine Setup button.


(2) Select Configuration > Machine Print Settings > Print Delay
Machine
Print
Settings
Print
Delay

(3) Type in the number of strokes giving the change in position required to
print the message accurately on the product.
(4) To adjust the position of the print on the product, adjust the Print
Offset, See below.
(5) Select OK from the button options along the bottom of the screen.

Print Offsets
The print offset is used to adjust the position of the message on the product.
If using a traverser on the print head, the reverse offset can also be set.
(1) Press the Machine Setup button.
(2) Select the Configuration button.
Machine
Print
Settings
Default
Machine
Settings
Print
Offsets

Then select the following buttons: Machine Print Settings > Default Machine
Settings > Print Offsets.
Then select the offset required (normally forward
).
(3) Enter the offset required and press OK.

Character Height and Width


(1) Press the Machine Setup button.

Machine
Print
Settings
Print
Height /
Width

(2) Select the Configuration button.


Then select the following buttons: Machine Print Settings > Print Height/
Width.
(3) Select either height or width. Print Height is represented as a
percentage of the maximum available (the maximum will vary
depending on the print format).
The Print width is defined as a stroke rate, the maximum possible for
the current message format will be displayed.
(4) Select OK to accept the changes.

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To Create a Print Sample


WARNING:

During the following procedure, the print head


must be directed into a beaker made of
conducting material which is securely
connected to ground/earth, as electrostatic
charges on the ink drops used for printing
could cause a fire hazard.

The printer is now ready to print messages. It will be necessary to have the
jet running and a message ready to print. If required refer to message creation
and printing, on page 4-10.
(1) Press the Machine Setup button.
(2) Select System Config > External Interface > Product Detect
(3) Set the Source to Int. and press OK.
System
Config
External
Interface

(4) Select Encoder and set Stroke Source to Int. and set the stroke rate, a
suggested rate is around 500, press OK.
(5) Now, still within the Machine Setup menu, select Adjustment >
Modulation. From this screen it is possible to select Print Once or Print
Continuous.
Note:

Remember to switch off Continuous Print function when finished.

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Invert/Reverse Printing

Machine
Print
Settings

The default settings for the printer can be either On or Off (Off as standard).
Further to this, it is possible to set each message to print in inverted and or
reverse form, or with change-overs between normal and inverted/reverse
orientation after specific numbers of products or prints.
Message settings are saved with the message. Set the printer defaults as
follows:
(1) Press the Machine Setup button.
(2) Select Machine Print Settings > Machine Orientation. Then select either
Set Reverse or Set Invert.
(3) Set to be either On or Off.

Orientation

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370 (14.57")

455 (17.91")

316 (12.5")

370 (14.5")

388 (15.3")

1074 (42.3")

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Note:

All dimensions in mm (inches).

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PRINTER INSTALLATION
The following is general information for installing the printer in a wide range
of working areas.
Printer cabinet and print head installation dimensions are given in the diagrams
opposite and on the next page.

Cabinet Positioning
The cabinet should be in a position where there is access to the front and left
side with clearances to open the doors as given in the diagram. The cabinet
must be level and electrically isolated from other equipment, except for a
normal data interface.
For total stability, the printer should be mounted on a Cabinet Stand (see
PART 8 Options and Accessories).
The printer should be sited in an area where the temperatures will remain
within +5C and +45C and the relative humidity will remain within 10% to
90% (non-condensing). The printer draws in and expels cooling air through
the handling recesses. These areas must not be obstructed.

Conduit and Print Head Positioning


The conduit must be kept away from power supply cables and other wiring
capable of producing electrical noise. The print head must also be electrically
isolated. This is normally achieved by the insulation coating on the print head
and its mounting components. However, if there is any danger of this being
insufficient, use the glass-filled nylon mounting bracket supplied loose with
the printer. The print head and conduit must also be as free as possible from
vibration.
NOZZLE SIZE

PRINT HEAD DISTANCE FROM PRINT


SURFACE

75 micron

12mm (0.47") nominal, 6-30mm (0.2-1.18")range

60 micron

12mm (0.47") nominal, 6-30mm (0.2-1.18") range

The print head must be mounted perpendicular to the printing surface. The
distance between print head and print surface is optimised to the values given
above. Print quality will be maintained if the distance is between the limits
given, but will reduce outside these limits.

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Note:

All dimensions are provided in mm (inches).

65mm (2.56")
Minimum bend
radius

135 (5.31")

221.5 (8.72")

21.5 (0.85")

50.3 (1.98")

50.3 (1.98")

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All dimensions in mm (inches).

184.8 (7.3")

134.6 (5.3")

21.5 (0.85")

Note:

139.2 (5.5")
50 (2.0")
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139.4 (5.5")

148.8 (5.9")

98.8 (3.9")

21.5 (0.85")

Vertical 90 Degree Print Head Installation Dimensions

50 (2.0")

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Note:

All dimensions in mm (inches).

20
(0.79")

42 (1.65")

20
(0.79")

50 (1.97")

50
(1.97")

10
(0.4")

5 (0.2")
20
(0.79")
47 (1.85")

20
(0.79")

73 (2.87")
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Print Head Bracket Installation Dimensions

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Electrical Supply
WARNING:

The cabinet must be properly earthed for the


safety of personnel working on the printer.
The printer should be connected using a suitable plug and socket outlet
which is accessible and close to the equipment, so that power can be quickly
disconnected. If a fused power connector is used, it should be fitted with a
5A fuse. If a fused power connector is not used, then the supply circuit
should have a circuit breaker or fuse rated at 5A.
The supply must be free from electrical noise. Domino can give advice on
suitable devices to ensure trouble-free operation.

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EXTERNAL CONNECTIONS
Ethernet Connector

Serial Port (Option)

2 x User Port (Option)

Alarms Port
Connector
Product
Detector/Shaft
Encoder
Connectors

Beacon
Connector

Power
Connector
Print Head
Bracket

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External Connections

The printer requires the following a.c. single phase, three wire supply:
100V - 120V, 200VA, 50-60Hz (nominal), or
200V - 240V, 200VA, 50-60Hz (nominal).

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SENSOR INSTALLATION
Details are given in PART 8 Options and Accessories of the following types of
sensor:
Sensor and Reflector Assembly
Sensor Assembly Proximity
Inductive Sensor
Sensor Assembly Fibre Optic.
The printer provides a 12V 100mA d.c. output for use by the sensor and a
12V NPN open-collector input for product detection signals back from the
sensor. The sensors are attached to a connector on the side of the printer
cabinet.
Sometimes the mode of operation and position of the sensor may be unique
to a particular application. Domino would be pleased to assist with any
problems.

Sensor Positioning
The sensor should be fitted at a position where it can detect the product
before the product reaches the print head. Either the leading or the trailing
edge of the product detect signal can be used. Once the product has been
detected, the print delay (in strokes) will then determine the message is
printed (a print trigger signal is given). Note also that each message can be
positioned further using a message offset.
Positioning the printed message on the product is, therefore, controlled by
two adjustments:
(a) Position of the sensor. The sensor should be as close as possible to
the print head and such that it avoids the next product being
detected prior to the current product being completed. The closest
distances may also be affected by the minimum print delay available
with the print format in use (see page 9-14).
(b) Adjustment of the Print delay through the printer control panel.
The aim should be to position the sensor and select a pulse edge which will
result in the minimum Print delay. A highly unsatisfactory condition,
normally to be avoided, is where one product triggers printing on the next.
This becomes increasingly possible at high print repetition rates, such as with
small products passing at high speed.

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INSTALLATION

Print Head

Product Sensor

ABC
Direction
of Travel
Print Delay
(distance between Product
sensor and the print head)

With a message (print)


offset, position the
message on the product

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REFERENCE AND INDEX


CONTENTS
Page
GLOSSARY OF TERMS .................................................................. 10-2
Print Definitions ............................................................................ 10-5
INDEX .............................................................................................. 10-6

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GLOSSARY OF TERMS
Alphanumeric

Letter or number characters.

Attribute

A characteristic, or distinctive feature.

Backlash

The ability to detect direction of line travel, enabling


the print to be suspended when travelling in opposite
direction and restart at the appropriate place.

BUP

Break up point, below nozzle plate and within charge


electrode, where jet breaks into drops.

Compact Flash

This is a memory card used to store vital printer


information. It is located on the SBC.

cP

Centipoise. Measure of viscosity.

DHCP

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol. A protocol


used to assign dynamic IP addresses on a dynamic
network.

DNS

Domain Name System. This system converts domain


names into IP addresses.

Drop

Ink drop. Also used as a unit of measurement in


measuring character or font height.

Element

(Relating to Barcodes) Is any individual bar or space

Email Client

A program running on the printer to enable specified


alerts to be emailed.

Ethernet

This is the LAN (Local Area Network) technology


used to connect the printer to other devices. The
A320i printer provides an Ethernet connector for
networking.

Key options

Options selected by the function keys to the left of the


screen (on the screen on SVGA).

Mode

Way of working or way in which something is done;


method of procedure.

PEC

Print Engine Controller. This PCB manages control


of the ink system and print head.

PPR

Pulses Per Revolution. Number of pulses for 1


complete revolution of a shaft encoder.

Print Trigger

The internal trigger signal to initiate printing

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Product Detect

The signal received from either an external device


(product sensor) or internally, to start the printing
process. i.e. if no delays or offsets are set, this will
generate the print trigger signal immediately.

Quadrature

A quadrature adds a second channel (B) (from shaft


encoder) that is offset by 1/4 (90) cycle to allow for
directional information (i.e. A leads B or B leads A).

Quiet Zone

(Relating to Barcodes) Refers to the spaces around a


barcode that must not contain dark marks

Range

Information presented by the printer - the range


between which the value should appear.

Raster

The set of charge voltages that create a print stroke.


Rasters are specifically designed to accommodate drop
size characteristics, number of lines of print and the
required print quality.

SBC

Single Board Computer. This PCB manages the User


Interface (keyboard and display) and performs the
error reporting, monitoring, USB, data storage and
networking functions of the printer

SE

Sealed Environment

Select

Information to be put into the printer - use the


keyboard <>keys to choose the option required. Then
use the Select key to insert or open.

Shaft Encoder

A mechanical device that emits X amount of pulsed


signals per revolution of the shaft. This is typically
attached to a production line to ensure that the print
width is kept constant to varying line speeds.

Sequencing

Application of an automatic sequence of actions, such


as used to start up or shut down the printer.

Soft Key

Key having its function controlled by software. The


key can, therefore, be expected to have different
functions at different points in printer operation.

Status

Information presented by the printer - the current


value, setting or adjustment in the printer.

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Stroke

The adjacent lines of ink drops making up the


character drop matrix. The distance between strokes
is sometimes used as a unit of measurement in spacings
or delays.

USB

Universal Serial Bus. This is defined as a plug and


play device that can be fitted into the printer. In the
A-Series i-Tech printers a USB socket is provided to
enable a USB mass storage device to be inserted, this
can contain information that the printer can use to
restore, or can be used to create back-ups etc.

Unicode

An international coding scheme for written characters


and text, each of which is identified by a 16-bit code
between 0000 and FFFF. The code conforms to a
Standard maintained by the Unicode Consortium and
ISO organisation.

Web server

A Web server is a program that allows users to view


information on the printer from a remote connection
using a web browser such as Internet Explorer.

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Print Definitions
Normal Print

Print Trigger
Product
Detect
Print Delay

Print Delay
Direction of print

Print Offset
Print Offset

Product
Detect
Forward/
Reverse
Offset

Product
Detect

Reverse
Offset

Forward
Offset
Print Delay

Direction of print

Print Delay

Direction of print

Invert Print

Reverse Print

Inter Character Gap


(Double Space Print)
Bold Print
(set to 1 in this example)

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INDEX
Numerics
2D Codes
type(s) available 3-32
A
A320i
about 2-3
A420i
about 2-3
Access
ink system 6-3
Alarm beacon 8-5
Alarm Port 8-7
Alert bar
messages 5-4
Alerts
acknowledgement 2-22, 3-6, 53
amber 2-24, 5-3
configurable 5-3
non-recoverable 5-3
recoverable 5-3
red 2-24, 5-3
Alpha Hours 3-25
B
Back-up 4-35
Barcodes 3-30
2D 3-32
supported types 3-30
Beacon
installation 8-27
Behavioural Config 3-57
Bracketry 8-27
base mount kit 8-30
floor mount kit 8-29
goal post kit 8-30
side mount kit 8-29
C
Cabinet
electronics
access 6-55
positioning 9-18
specification 2-6
Cartridge
capacity 2-8

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make-up 2-15
replacement 4-5
Character size 9-14
Charge Electrode 2-10
alignment 6-35
replacement 6-33
Clear Message 3-40
Clock
add offsets 3-26
insert into message 3-20
master
setting 9-12
set master clock 3-70
setting 9-12
setting offsets 9-12
Clock Offsets 4-17
Conduit
length 2-6
positioning 9-18
Connectivity 2-30
Connectivity Symbols 2-22, 2-23
Connector
beacon 8-4
Ethernet 8-4
product detector 8-4
serial port 8-4
shaft encoder 8-4
user port 8-4
Consumables 7-3
Control panel 2-18
Currency 2-27
set 3-70
Custom Scripts 3-29
Custom scripts 3-27
D
Damper
replacement 6-9
Data
importing and exporting 2-29
Date
insert 3-21
Date Codes 3-22, 4-17
Day Names 3-23
Deflector plates 2-10

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alignment 6-39
Delay (print)
adjustment 9-14
DHCP 2-30
Diagnostics 3-64
Dimensions 2-6
print head 9-19
90 degree 9-20
90 degree pinpoint 9-20
bracket 9-21
Display
contrast 4-10
QVGA 2-21
SVGA 2-20
DNS 2-30
Dot matrix 2-10
Drive rod 2-10
replacement 6-42
Drop generator
replacement 6-45
Dynamic Settings 3-11
E
Electrical supply 9-22, 9-23
Electronics Subrack
replacement 6-67
Electrostatic discharge 1-6
Email 2-31
alerts 3-76
Encoder 3-63, 8-13
Environment
temperature 2-8
Ethernet 2-30, 3-74
External connections 9-23
F
Fan
operation check 6-68
replacement 6-68
Faults
print quality 5-7
printer 5-5
Feed filter
replacement 6-6
Filter
replacement
air 6-68
feed 6-6

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gutter 4-7
Fire 1-4
Fluid
levels 2-15
Font size
shift code 3-26
Front panel
LCD replacement 6-61
working area 2-22
Front Panel PCB
SVGA
replacement 6-65
Function keys 2-21
Fuse
replacement 6-57
G
Gap
between characters 3-20
Gutter
pipe/sensor replacement 6-52
sensor gap 6-53
H
Height
font 3-19
print 3-19, 3-42
Holster
Retaining clip repair 6-54
Home Screen 3-17
set-up 3-69
I
Import/Export
message(s) 3-51, 4-15
Importing data 2-29
Ink
circuit diagram 2-17
Qube 2-15
storage 1-4
system venting 2-16
Ink jet
alignment 6-32
alignment check 6-30
break-up 2-10
Ink jet modulation
adjustment 6-13
Ink pressure
adjustment 6-13

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Ink System
preparation 9-10
specification 2-8
Inspection 9-4
Installation
printer 9-18
wizard 9-6
Inverse Video 3-46
Invert 4-12
printing 3-45
Invertor PCB
replacement 6-64
IP rating 2-6
J
jet
replacement 6-26
K
Keyboard
general 4-10
Keyboard and Bezel
SVGA
replacement 6-62
Keyboard Language 4-10
Keys
currency 2-27
general purpose
cursor 2-25
delete 2-25
help 2-27
increment 2-25, 2-26
shift 2-26, 2-27
shift lock 2-26
lockout 2-28
topic 2-24
L
Language
change the prompt language 371
printer 3-71
see also Upgrade
LCD
replacement 6-61
Level sensor module
replacement 6-8
Lockout 2-28
Logo 3-34

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editor 3-35
Logos 3-27
create 4-27
import 4-27
message
inclusion 3-18
QVGA 4-27
SVGA 4-29
Low drip valves
replacement 6-11
M
Machine Setup 3-53
Make-up filter
replacement 6-5
Master Clock
set 3-70
Menu Map 3-13
Message
clock entry 4-16
creation 4-10, 4-11
general information 4-10
delete 4-14
editor 3-18
format
swap 3-57
formats 3-20
print 4-13
save 3-52, 4-14
search 3-52
select existing 4-14
serial number entry 4-19
shift code entry 4-18
store 3-49
Message Editor
change view 3-68
Message Monitor 3-69
Message Preview 3-69
Messages
alert bar 5-4
import/export 3-51, 4-15
Mobile Cabinet Stand 8-31
Modulation
check 6-13
Month Names 3-23
N
Negative Printing 3-46

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Nozzle plate
removal/cleaning 6-40
Nozzle size 2-6
O
On Screen Keyboard 2-21
OSK 2-21, 3-71
P
Password 2-28
Password Field
insert into message 3-39
PCB
front panel
replacement 6-59
ink system interface
replacement 6-66
standard interface
replacement 6-58
Peltier
replacement 6-20
PPR
specifying 8-14
Pressure sensor
replacement 6-19
Print
bold 3-19
create a sample 9-15
delay 3-72, 9-14
height and width 3-72, 9-14
repeat 3-46
test 9-15
width and height 3-42
Print and operating symbols 2-22
Print Delay 3-41
Print Head
90 degree dimensions 9-20
alignment 6-30
bracket dimensions 9-21
cleaning 6-28
dimensions 2-6, 9-19
distance 9-18
distance above print surface 2-6
distance from substrate 9-18
pinpoint
90 degree dimensions 9-20
positioning 9-18
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Print Offset 3-41


Print Parameters 3-41
Print Trigger 5-6, 10-2
Print/Operating Symbols 2-23
Printer
back-up 4-35
dimensions 9-18
faults 5-5
installation 9-18
restore 4-36
Printing
invert 4-12, 9-16
repeat 4-12
Product Detect 3-63, 8-16, 9-13,
10-3
Prompted Field
input formats 3-37
insert into message 3-36
PRV
1psi
refurbishment 6-22
PSU
replacement 6-56
Pump
positive air 8-23
replacement 6-15
speed check 6-14
Q
Quality Code 4-7
Qube
capacity 2-8
change 3-53
Ink reservoir 2-15
quality code 4-7
Quick Step
Menu Structure 3-5
QVGA 2-21, 3-11
R
Remote UI 8-24
connecting 8-24
disconnecting 8-26
Repeat 4-12
continuous 4-12
counted 4-12
printing 3-46
Restore 4-36

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Reverse 4-12
Reverse Printing 3-44
S
Safety
data sheets 1-3
fire 1-4
information 1-3
ink 1-3
ink spillage and disposal 1-5
symbols 1-6
Save Message 3-39
Saved Messages 3-49
Screen
brightness 4-10
Screen Brightness 3-12
Screen Number 2-22
Scroll Bar 2-22
Security 3-58
Send to Print 4-13
Sensor 9-24
fibre optic 8-19
inductive 8-18
installation 9-24
positioning 9-24
reflector 8-16
type 9-24
Serial Number 3-27, 4-19
batch linking 3-28
counter control 3-43
create 3-28
insert 3-27
Serial Port 3-76, 8-8
Shaft Encoder 8-13
Shift Code 4-18
insert 3-26
Shut Down 4-3, 4-4
long 4-4
Socket
25-Way 8-10
37-Way 8-11
Softkeys 2-22
Solenoid Valve
arrangement 6-17
replacement 6-17
Spares
first level 7-3

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second level 7-4


Special Applications
Fork Sensor 8-22
Registration Mark Sensor 8-21
Transparent Product Sensor 822
UV Sleeve Packaging Sensor 821
Specification
cabinet 2-6
environment 2-8
ink system 2-8
print head 2-6
Start/Stop Key 2-23
Start-up 4-3, 9-6
Status 5-4
getting ready to print 5-4
heating 5-4
ink system standby 5-4
not ready to print 5-4
ready to print 5-4
standby 5-4
Status/Alert bar 2-22
Storage
ink 1-4
Strobe Assembly
replacement 6-50
Stroke Source
adjustment 9-13
Strokes 2-10
SVGA 2-18, 3-11
screen brightness 3-12
Symbols 1-6
connectivity 2-22
print and operating 2-22
T
Temperature 2-8
Temperature Sensor
replacement 6-21
Text Field 4-25
insert 3-38
Thermal Sensor
replacement 6-48
Time
insert 3-24
Time Codes 3-24, 4-17

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Time formats
new 3-25
Tools 7-2
Topic Keys 2-24
Touchscreen 2-18
replacement 6-62
U
Unicode 2-29, 10-4
common characters 2-29
Upgrade 3-77
USB 2-29
User Port 3-52, 8-8
connections
SK1 8-10
setup 3-62

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User Port Kit 8-8


V
Vent 2-16
Viscometer
replacement 6-24
W
Web Server 2-30, 3-76
Weight 2-6
Wizard
initial printer set-up 9-7
installation 9-6
print setup 9-9
Wizards 3-65
Working area 2-22

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