KPA 400 software manual V2.

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Keyboard Usage
Up Arrow: Increases by one parameter value or navigates forward between
menu options.
Down Arrow: Decreases by one parameter value or navigates backward
between menu options.
Right Arrow: Change sign for +/- values
Left Arrow: Delete last digit of value being edited
ESC: Exit parameter o menu
Enter: Select option or save parameter
0 – 9: Only available while editing a parameter field, to enter parameter
value.
F1: Configuration Menu. General parameters setup.
TEST: JOG, request one label from printer.
F2: Not Used
F3: Not Used
CALIB: Not Used
F4: Not Used
F5: Not Used
PROG: Selects active program. Range 0-30.
F6: Not Used
EDIT: Modifies the parameters associated to the currently selected
program.

F1 – Configuration Menu

Pressing “4” + “5” during power on will grant access to the Configuration
Menu. Pressing F1 at any time will open Configuration Menu only if “Edit
Mode” is enabled.
"* PROD COUNTER *"
Absolute, non-erasable product counter. Count is updated when product
detector is triggered. This is a read only parameter.
Range: 0-99999999
Unit: labels
Default Value: 0
" EDIT
PROGRAM "
"
0=N 1=T 2=L"
Enable/Disable keyboard access to “Edit” and “F1- Config” functions.
0=Disable all access 1=Total access 2=Limited access.
Limited access option allows changing “product delay” in the Edit menu
but prevents from accessing other parameters..
Range: 0-1
Unit: Default Value: 1

once the end sensor activates or T/B dwell time is over.Wait until product delay time is over 3.Tamp or Blow is activated. 2.Tamp delay countdown starts after product delay is completed. 0=Normally Open 1=Normally Closed Range: 0-1 Unit: Default Value: 0 " SENSOR TEST " Display current product sensor reading. then deactivates tamp and activates blow during “Blow Dwell Time”. Range: 0-1 Unit: Default Value: 1 "CYCL 0=NOR 1=REV" Normal cycle is: 1. 6.Wait until “Cycle End Delay” is elapse the application cycle ends. Product sensor must be NPN.While label is feeding Tamp delay countdown starts 5. 2=Tamp or Blow. Tamp & Blow mode activates Tamp until Tamp end is detected.Product is detected. "MODE 1=SYN/TAMP" " 2=T/B 3=T+B" Label application mode: 1=Synchronous Tamp. Tamp or Blow modes first feed label. 4.Wait until T/B dwell time elapses 6. 0 = Simultaneous. Blow occurs while the tamp is returning. product delay countdown starts. 3.After Tamp delay time Tamp or Blow is activated. Range: 1-3 Unit: Default Value: 1 "TAMP+BLOW MODE " " 0=SIM 1=AFT" Option available if mode is set to 3 (Tamp+Blow). Reverse cycle is: 1.Label begins feeding into tamp or blow module 4.Wait until T/B dwell time elapses 7. product delay countdown starts." SENSOR TYPE " " 0=NO 1=NC" Product sensor output.Tamp or Blow is deactivated . " PRODUCT SENSOR " "VALUE = 1 " Reading =0 when sensor is off and =1 when on.Tamp or Blow is deactivated 7. This is a read only parameter.Label is fed into tamp or blow module 2. when the blow valve is activated the tamp is deactivated. the 2nd blow valve is triggered. then hold label with vacuum and finally activate the electrovalve. 3=Tamp and Blow Synchronous Tamp activates while label is feeding.Product is detected. The tamp will continue moving forward while the blow valve is activated! 1 = After. Tamp is deactivated simultaneously with the deactivation of blow valve. 5.

8. this parameter is a timeout value (maximum time to before tamp is considered to be home). Range: 0-10000 Unit: milliseconds Default Value: 0 . Range: 0-255 Unit: 10 milliseconds per unit (0 to 2550 milliseconds) Default Value: 0 "CYCLE END DELAY " Delay prior to starting next label cycle.End of cycle Range: 0-1 Unit: Default Value: 0 "DELAY BTW CYCLES" Delay after label is dispensed before starting application cycle. Range: 0-1 Unit: Default Value: 1 "* FIRMWARE VER *" Software Version. If “HOME” sensor is connected.2.Modify program parameters "TAMP DELAY TIME" Option available if MODE set to Synchronous Tamp. 1= Normally closed sensor. This is a read only parameter. Range: 0-255 Unit: 30 milliseconds per unit (0 to 7650 milliseconds) Default Value: 0 "ASSIST DELAY ON " Length of dispensed label before Assist valve is activated. AUG/30/06" Edit . Delay after the label starts feeding and the tamp activation. This delay allows tamp to return to home position. "*** KPA 400 ***" "V2. 0=Normally Open sensor. Range: 0-255 Unit: milliseconds Default Value: 50 "ASSIST DELAY OFF" Delay in milliseconds after label stops feeding prior to deactivating assist valve. Range: 0-255 Unit: milliseconds Default Value: 0 "LOW LABEL LOGIC" " 0=NO 1=NC " Optional low level sensor for labels.

1 is active. this parameter is a timeout value (maximum activation time). Press ENTER to access this option. Range: 0-10000 Unit: milliseconds Default Value: 0 Diagnostic Menu Press “TEST” key during power up to enter this menu. To exit press ENTER or ESC. " REWIND OUTPUT ON" " TOGGLE W/UP&DWN " " TAMP/BLOW OUTPUT" Allows manual activation and deactivation of the Tamp or Blow electrovalve. " TAMP END SENSOR " Shows in real time the state of the “End” sensor of the tamp cylinder. Blow after Tamp activation time. OFF is inactive. To exit press ENTER or ESC. Activation occurs immediately after Tamp is deactivated if T+B mode is set to AFT. Time during which the electro valve remains activated. Range: 0-10000 Unit: milliseconds Default Value: 0 "2nd BLOW DWELL T"( Cilindros detenimiento Cajas) Option available if MODE set to 3=T+B. ON is active. Press ENTER to access this option. To exit press ENTER or . Range: 0-10000 Unit: Tens of milliseconds Default Value: 0 " PRODUCT DELAY " Time between product being detected and start of new cycle."T/B DWELL TIME" (Salida del brazo aplicador) Tamp o Blow activation time. Time during which the electro valve remains activated. To exit press ENTER or ESC. Use UP & DOWN arrows to toggle the output state. "END=OFF" " TRIGGER INPUT " Shows in real time the state of the start of cycle input. 0 is inactive. " PRODUCT SENSOR " "VALUE = 1 " " REWINDER OUTPUT " Allows manual activation and deactivation of the rewind motor. Tamp if deactivated when blow time ends. Press ENTER to access this option. If “END” sensor is connected. if T+B mode is set to SIM.

To exit press ENTER or ESC. Press ENTER to access this option. To exit press ENTER or ESC. this hardware is optional. "VENTURI OUTPT ON" " TOGGLE W/UP&DWN " "2nd BLOW OUTPUT" Allows manual activation and deactivation of the second blow electrovalve. This signals are used by the KPA controller to command the rewind motor. Use UP & DOWN arrows to toggle the output state. ON is active. Use UP & DOWN arrows to toggle the output state. ON is active. ON is active. MODE 2 for Zebra) and the printer must have labels in its buffer. assist valve and alarms. ON is active. "ASSIST OUTPUT ON" " TOGGLE W/UP&DWN " "VENTURI OUTPUT" Allows manual activation and deactivation of the Venturi electrovalve. OFF is inactive. " START PRINT ON" " TOGGLE W/UP&DWN " " PRINTER OUTPUTS" Shows in real time printer’s outputs for Ribbon Low (RL). Printer must be configured in applicator mode with the right signal mode (e. ON is active. To exit press ENTER or ESC. this hardware is optional. Use UP & DOWN arrows to toggle the output state. OFF is inactive. Use UP & DOWN arrows to toggle the output state. " RL=1 SR=0 EP=1" Press ESC to exit diagnostics menu. Use UP & DOWN arrows to toggle the output state. Service Required (SR) and End of Print (EP). OFF is inactive. OFF is inactive. Press ENTER to access this option. “Start of Print” signal enables the printer to print a new label. " 2nd BLOW OUTP ON " " TOGGLE W/UP&DWN " " START PRINT OUT " Allows manual activation and deactivation of print trigger output.ESC.g. Press ENTER to access this option. To exit press ENTER or ESC. Press ENTER to access this option. . OFF is inactive. " T/B OUTPUT ON" " TOGGLE W/UP&DWN " "ASSIST OUTPUT" Allows manual activation and deactivation of the Assist electrovalve.