Description of Problem 100000018002
Why is one inch piece of lead tape feed prior to
every label that printsout and can this tape waste be
eliminated?Description of Solution 200000022967
The one inch (25mm)
piece of tape that is produced prior to every label cannot be eliminated due to
the construction of the tape mechanism. However, you can reduce the amount of
waste by setting the Margin to “Narrow” or to “Chain Print”
(creating a strip of labels). Also, when you print more than one label
continuously (using the Copies or Numbering function), the subsequent labels can
be printed without the excess tape.
1. Press the
Function key (letters Fn on key top).
2. Press the
Left or the Right arrow key until “Margin” is
3. Press the
Enter key; the current margin setting will be on the display.
4. Press the
Left or the Right arrow key until the desire margin is displayed.
“Narrow” for 1/6-inch margins.
“Half” for ½-inch margins.
“Full” for 1-inch margins.
d. Select “Chain
Print” for printing more than 1 label with minimum margins (a strip of
5. Press the
Enter key to apply the selected margin.
the first label is printed in “Chain Print”, a message “OK to
Feed?” appears on the display. Press the Esc key. DO NOT feed
the tape at this time. Clear the text on display and create another label,
do NOT clear the Format, just the text.
creating and printing labels along the strip of tape. When the message
“OK to Feed?” appears after the last label prints, press the Enter
key. After the machine stops feeding the tape press the cutter lever to
cut off the strip of labels.