Description of Problem 100000022487
Why is one inch piece of lead tape feed prior to every label that prints out
and can this tape waste be eliminated?Description of Solution 200000028621
Due to the
design and construction of the tape mechanism, it is essential to feed a certain
amount of tape through the machine before the first label (for more detail, see
end of document). However, by printing labels consecutively, subsequent
labels can be printed without this excess tape.
1. Press the
Label key to display the "Label" menu.
2. Press the
Up or Down arrow key until the setting for the "Cut
Option" is highlighted on the display.
3. Press the
Left or the Right arrow key until "Chain" is
4. Press the
Enter or the OK key to apply the setting.
the label is printed in "Chain", it remains in the machine. Clear
the text on display and create another label, do NOT clear the "Format",
just the text. Continue creating and printing labels. After the last
label printed, press the Shift and Feed & Cut keys.
Press the Up or Down arrow key until the setting "Feed &
Cut" is highlighted on the display, press the Enter key.
approximately one inch of space between the print head and the cutter blade
within the P-touch label printer. The three layers of material that make
up all P-touch labels must pass over this space in order to be sealed correctly,
see below illustrations.