Description of Problem 100000036955
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 200000047143
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 (creating a strip
of labels), subsequent labels
can be printed without this excess tape.
1. Press the
Style key to display the "Style" menu.
2. Press the
Up or Down arrow key until the current 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.
P-touch label printer feeds an inch of blank tape before printing the first
the label is printed, 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. Continue creating and printing labels, when the
message "OK to Feed?" appears after the last label printed, press the
"OK" or "Enter" key. After the machine stops feeding the
tape, press the cutter lever to cut off the label.
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.