DuraCode Series OPERATION MANUAL - DURACODE 200 SERIES TOUCHSCREEN Continuous Inkjet Printer - Inkjet, Inc.

 
DuraCode Series OPERATION MANUAL - DURACODE 200 SERIES TOUCHSCREEN Continuous Inkjet Printer - Inkjet, Inc.
DuraCode Series
DURACODE 200 SERIES TOUCHSCREEN
      Continuous Inkjet Printer

  OPERATION MANUAL

      www.inkjetinc.com | 1-800-280-3245
DuraCode Series OPERATION MANUAL - DURACODE 200 SERIES TOUCHSCREEN Continuous Inkjet Printer - Inkjet, Inc.
Compliance Information
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. 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.

2006/42/EC                                   Machinery Directive
2014/35/EU                                   Low Voltage Directive
2014/30/EU                                   Electromagnetic Compatibility Directive
EN ISO 12100:2010                            Safety of machinery – General principles for
                                             Design – Risk assessment and risk reduction
EN 60204-1:2006+A1:2009+AC:2010              Safety of machinery – Electrical equipment of
                                             machines – General requirements
EN 55032:2015                                Electromagnetic compatibility of multimedia
                                             Equipment – Emissions requirements
EN 55024:2010+A1:2015                        Information technology equipment –
                                             Immunity characteristics – Limits and methods
                                             of measurement
EN 61000-3-2: 2014                           Electromagnetic compatibility – Part 3-2 Limits
                                             for harmonic current emissions
EN 61000-3-3:2013                            Electromagnetic compatibility – Part 3-3 Limits
                                             of voltage changes, voltage fluctuations and
                                             flicker in low-voltage supply systems
DuraCode Series OPERATION MANUAL - DURACODE 200 SERIES TOUCHSCREEN Continuous Inkjet Printer - Inkjet, Inc.
Table of Contents
1. Safety ------------------------------------------------------ 1
   1.1 Safety Outline                                                                 1
   1.2 Safety Measures                                                                1
   1.3 Safety Considerations                                                          1
   1.4 Handling                                                                       2
   1.5 Responsibilities                                                               2
2. Main Parts ------------------------------------------------ 3
   2.1 IJI DURACODE 200 SERIES TOUCHSCREEN Printer                                    3
   2.2 Printhead                                                                      4
   2.3 Ink Module                                                                     4
   2.4 Electrical System                                                              5
3. Operating Software------------------------------------ 6
   3.1 Home Page                                                                      6
   3.2 Run Info                                                                       7
   3.3 Print Mode                                                                     8
   3.4 Print Management                                                             10
      3.4.1 Select Printing Information --------------------------------------------- 10
      3 4.2 Print Editing                                                           11
      3 4.3 Print Parameters                                                        12
      3 4.4 Text                                                                    13
      3 4.5 Multi Text                                                              14
      3 4.6 Timer                                                                   15
      3 4.7 Shift                                                                   16
      3 4.8 Counter                                                                 16
      3 4.9 Picture                                                                 17
      3.4.10 Barcode                                                                18
      3 4.11 Ext Data                                                               19
      3.4.12 Print file import and export-------------------------------------------- 20
      3.4.13Photo management                                                        20

 4. System settings ------------------------------------ 21
     4.1 Authorization                                                              21
     4.2 Printer Config                                                             22
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4.3 Debug                                                                   23
     4.4 Cleaning                                                                23
     4.5 Ink System                                                              24
     4.6 Network Setting                                                         24
     4.7 Serial Port                                                             28
     4.8 Date/Time Code                                                          30
     4.9 About                                                                   31
5. Printer operation ------------------------------------- 32
   5.1 First use of the Printer                                                  32
   5.2 How to start printing                                                     30
                                                          5.2.1 Start ink-jet     33
      5 2.2 Correct jet alignment                                                34
      5 2.3 Correct inkjet breakpoint                                            35
   5.3 Stop and clean the ink jet printer ------------------------------- 36
      5 3.1 Stop and clean                                                       36
      5.3.2 Shutdown and cleaning (power off during use) ------------------- 36
      5.3.3 Shutdown and cleaning (long-term stop) --------------------------- 36
   5.4 Failure and warning icons ---------------------------------------- 37
      5.4.1 Failure icons and meanings-------------------------------------------- 37
      5.4.2 Warning icons and meanings ------------------------------------------ 38
   5.5 Troubleshooting without icon prompt -------------------------- 39
   5.6 Nozzle cleaning                                                           41
   5.7 Ink jet adjustment                                                        42
   5.8 System cleaning                                                           43
   5.9 Sensor and Encoder wiring diagram --------------------------- 43
        5 9.1 Sensor diagram                                                     43
        5 9.2 Encoder wiring diagram                                             43
   5.10 Specifications                                                           44
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1. Safety
  1.1 Safety Outline
      • Only trained individuals should attempt maintenance of this equipment. Failure to do
          so could result in damage or personal injury.

      • Lethal voltages are present within this equipment when it is connected to the
          mains electrical supply. Only trained and authorized personnel must carry out
          the maintenance work. Observe all statutory electrical safety codes and
          practices. Unless it is necessary to run the printer, disconnect the printer from
          the mains electrical supply before removing the covers or attempting any
          service or repair activity. Non-adherence to this warning can result in death or
          personal injury.
      •   The consumables used for the ink jet printer are combustible liquid. The consumables
          used must comply with the instructions in the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS).
          Meanwhile, the ink jet printer must also be subject to regular inspection and
          maintenance to eliminate potential safety hazards.

  1.2 Safety Measures
      • The ink jet printer must be installed in a safe, firm and stable way with good
          grounding.

      • The ink jet printer must be installed at a ventilated place, and far from the heat
          source, fire source and static electricity. Smoking near the ink jet printer is prohibited.

      • The covers of the containers for the printing ink, solvent and cleaning agent used for
          the ink jet printer must be tightly closed, and they shall be stored in a ventilated
          environment far from the ink jet printer.

      • The ink jet printer shall be maintained clean, because the consumable used may be
          the combustible liquid. The printing ink may also be subject to combustion after being
          dried.

      • A carbon dioxide dry powder fire extinguisher shall be arranged near the ink jet
          printer.

  1.3 Safety Considerations
      • The ink jet printer is non-contact ink-jet equipment, and is not applicable for all
          occasions (such as the explosive environment). The user must comply with the safety
          criterion and provide an appropriate working environment during use. Otherwise, the
          consequences caused shall be assumed by the user.

      • The consumables of the original factory or permitted by the original factory (including
          the printing ink, solvent, cleaning agent, maintenance products and so on) must be
          used. The Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) must be ahered to and carefully read
          and observed. Otherwise, the consequences caused shall be assumed by the user.

      • Those who may touch the consumables during operation shall wear the ink-resistant
          gloves and protective glasses.

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1.4 Handling
    • The machine with printing ink or solvent in it must be handled in a vertical way. If the
      ink jet printer cannot be always maintained at the vertical state, the printing ink and
      solvent shall be completely discharged before handling.

1.5 Responsibilities
    • During use and maintenance of the equipment, the company shall not be responsible
      for any consequence caused by any behavior against the safety instructions, safety
      requirements and basic safety operation criterion.

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2. Main Parts
  2.1 Overview

        Right View                   Front View                 Left View

       Instructions for direction:

       1. Main power switch

       2. Upper overview: Electronics Compartment and Control Panel

       3. Lower overview: Ink compartment

       4. Connector Panel

       5. Umbilical

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2.2 Printhead

                   Last Chance Filter                       Printhead Screw

                                                             Crystal Screw

                                                             GND for Nozzle

                    Charge Electrode
                                                              Phase Detector

            Nagetive Deflection Plate                         Positive Deflection Plate

                                                              Gutter Sensing Tube

    2.3 Ink Module

Condenser                                   * Exhaust Air Switch
Cover
                                                    Manifold

                                                Socket V6                                      Filter

                                                                                          Addition Pump
                                           Drain Pipe
                                                                                            Flushing
                                                 Gear Pump
                                                                                            Pump
 * Exhaust Vent Plug

                   Ink Core (Front View)                          Ink Core (Back View)

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2.4 Electrical System

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                 1                                        4

                 2                                        3

     Instructions for direction:

     1. Extra High Tension (EHT/HV)

     2. Positive Air Pump (Some models do not include )

     3. Mainboard (Not visible from this view)

     4. Power Supply Unit

     5. Display driver board

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3. Operating Software
  3.1 Home Page
         The main screen is the default screen

          after the ink jet printer is powered on, and the main window is shown in the following
         figure:

     1

     2

     3

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     5
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     7

         Instructions for direction:
         1. Device Status Bar

         2. Error and Warning Information Bar

         3. Current Message Details Bar

         4. Back, Zoom out and Zoom in the current job

         5. Name of the current job,Total Prints Counter

         6. Consumable Levels Information

         7. Control Buttons

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3.2 Run Info
The information Interface contains critical real time running status such as ink pressure, ink
temperature and Print stability checks etc.

 Click the Run Info button on the main screen:

 Instructions::

 1. Pump Ink Pressure: Printer currently detected pressure value

 2. Ink Temp: Real-time temperature measurement in ℃ of the ink in the ink module.

 3. Cabinet Temp: Real- time measurement of internal cabinet temperature

 4. Head Temp: The current detected printhead temperature;

 5. Phase Angle / Phase Profile: Real-time status of phase angle and the number of phase.

 6. Measuring Cup: The level of fluid in the measuring tank. High indicates filled, Low
    indicates empty.

 7. Chamber: Liquid level state of the viscosity detection chamber – High to show filled and
    Low to show empty.

 8. VMS: Indicates time to empty of the VMS chamber. The Set value is the optimum point
    according to the ink type. Now is the measured actual value .

 9. Mixer: This is the ink level state in the mixer chamber. Normal is Low ON, OK ON. This
    indicates correct level. Low indicates not enough ink to circulate and High indicates overfill
    condition.

 10. Modulation: The current modulation value.

 11. EHT value: Reference value for EHT calibration, value1 is the low value and value2 is
    the high Value.

 12. Timer: Displays the current time.

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3.3 Print Mode
 1. Follow the steps as follow:

a.Touch This Area

                                                  b. Click Print Mode

 2. Enter "Print Mode" interface.

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         4                                                                      6

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         7

 Instructions:

 1. Trigger Mode:

    o    The way of the external photocell triggers printing, Gate or Trigger optional .
 2. Photocell 1:

    o    Level: Printing is triggered when the photocell 1 obtains the high or low level
         signal. Set according to sensor used;
    o    Blocking time: This is a time in milli seconds to inhibit the trigger of the sensor
         following a print and is used to prevent unwanted additional print triggers
    o    Ignore Triggers: Sets the number of print triggers to ignore following a print
    o    Model: Select the external sensor signal processing mode;

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3. Photocell 2:

   o   Level: The corresponding function selected is triggered when the photocell 2
       obtains the high / low level signal;
   o   Function: Disable, Reset counter, Traversing print control , Reset traversing
       print , Opposite print and Reset detection & counting are optional.

4. Print Mode:

   o    Continuous : Enable continuous print mode
   o    Single : Enable single print mode
   o    Reverse : Enable traverse print mode
   o    Times : Enable repeat print mode
       • Print times: Only active if the Times mode is selected and prints a set
           number of times for a single print trigger

5. Reverse Print Configure:

   o    Print Times: Sets number of prints for each sensor trigger
   o    Forward:
       • Forward delay: Sets the delay in milli seconds of the first print in the forward
            traverse
       • Print Count: Use to set forward print times
       • Print Interval: Set the interval between each forward printings.
       • Print Inverse: Enables on reverse / inverse print on alternate prints on forwards
            traverse
   o    Opposite:
       • Opposite delay: Sets the delay on first print of the return traverse
       • Print Count: Use to set opposite print times
       • Print Interval: Set the interval between each opposite printings.
       • Opposite Inverse: Enables on reverse / inverse print on alternate prints on
           return traverse.

6. Shaft Encoder:

   o   Internal interval: Set when no encoder fitted. Sets width of print in time
   o   External interval: Set when external encoder fitted
   o   Measure: Selected when meter marking
   o   Pulses per meter: Calibrates the encoder in use to meter mark. The number of
       pulses per meter is set in the pulses per meter box. For example, if the
       circumference of the encoder wheel is 250mm and the pulses per revolution of the
       endcoder is 2000 then number of pulses per meter is (1000÷250) x 2000 = 8000
       pulses per meter.
   o   Print length: This is the number of pulses to trigger a printing in continuous mode
7. Print Mode:

   o    Mode Selection: Normal, High Quality, High Speed.
   o    Level: Range 0 to 15(For High Quality Only)
8. Manual Print:

   o   Manual Print : Enable the “Manual Print” button on the main screen.

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3.4 Message Management
3.4.1 Select Printing Message
 1. Follow the steps as follow:

                        a.Touch This Area

                                                    b. Click Manage Job

 2. Enter "Manage Job" interface.

                                3. Select from here

                                          4. Then Click To Print

 3. Select the job from the list then click “To Print” button.

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3.4.2 Edit Printing Message
 1. Follow the steps as follow:

                        a.Touch This Area
                                                                2. Click Edit botton

 2. Enter "Edit" interface.

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                                                                                    4
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 Instructions:

 1. The message contents display in this area.

 2. Use to move the contents’ position .

 3. All the contents will list here

 4. All kinds of contents here can be added from here.

 5. Use to adjust parameters, modify content ,delete content, save content and roll back.

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3.4.3 Modify Message Parameters
1. Follow the steps as follow:

                    a.Touch This Area

                                                  2. Click Property botton

3. You can enter the parameters attributes directy from this interface. As shown below:

            1

            2

            3

            4

          Instructions for direction:

          1. Dots: Range 5-34, Select the number of the dots subject to required print height
             in dots. The larger the value is, the slower the printing speed will be.

            Delay: Range 3-10000, Sets the printing delay time. This sets the time from the
            print trigger to the start of printing position.

          2. Width: This setting adjusts the width of print. The smaller the value is, the
             narrower the printing character will. Value is 1 is maximum print speed for a
             given font

             Height: Range 1-10, Adjusts the height of the print.

          3. Gap: Range 0-8, Adjusts the gap between printed characters in rasters. The
             larger the value is, the larger the character spacing is.

             Raster: Range 0-7, Adjusts the bold times of message.

          4. Inverse, Reverse: Orientates the print read direction

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3.4.4 Text
   1. At the Editing interface( refer to 3.4.2 Edit Printing Message) , tap the Text icon

       a.Tap ‘Text’ icon

    Instructions for direction:

    1. Text: Message contents can be filled in or modified here;

    2. Font Size: 5*5、6*5、7*4、7*5、9*6、9*6B、11*8、11*8B、16*11、24*17、

      32*22 dot-matrix fonts can be selected;

      Raster: Bold the text, 0-7 bold times can be selected;

    3. Tower print: 0 and 90 can be selected, the single-line text can be printed in the
       tower shaped font if it set to 90.

    4. ID: Field name of the single-line text for fast selection

    5. X, Y: Position of the text string in the edit field. When the position of the single-line
       text is 0, 0, the single-line text is aligned with the upper left corner of the edit field

    6. Width, height: Sets the width and height of the text

   7. Inverse, Reverse: Sets the orientation of the text

   8. Auto Size: The width and height values will be automatically set after selected.

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3.4.5 Multi Text
    1. At the Editing interface(refer to 3.4.2 Edit Printing Message), tap the Mult Text icon

                                                  Touch here to switch
                                                  to font parameter

        a.Tap ‘Mult Text’ icon
                                                  b. Mult Text parameters

                                                   c. Fonts’ parameters

  Mult Text parameters:

    •    ID: Field name of the Mult-Text for fast selection;
    •    Width,Height: Size of the layout. Width maximum 4000 dots
    •    X,Y: Position of the Mult-Text in the message;

  Fonts’ parameters:

    •     Fonts: 5, 6*5, 7*4, 7, 9, 11, 16, 24, 32 dot-matrix fonts can be selected;
    •     X,Y: Position of the text in the edit field;
    •     Tower Print: The Mult-text can be printed in the tower shaped font;
    •     Inverse, Reverse: Sets the orientation of the text print

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3.4.6 Timer
   At the Editing interface, drag and drop the Timer icon to the message layout to add
   the dynamic clock. The setting interface is as follows:

           a.Tap ‘Timer’ icon

   Instructions for direction:
   1. Format: Choose the format for timer in dropdown list
   2. Confirm Unit, Value: Day, Month, Year
   3. Font Size: 5, 6*5, 7*4, 7, 9, 11, 16, 24, 32 dot-matrix fonts can be selected;
     Deviation: Days in advance to print
   4. Tower print: On selection, the single-line text can be printed in the tower-shaped
   font
     Raster: Bowdlerization of the single-line text, 0-9 bold times can be selected;
   5. ID: Name of the Timer
   6. X, Y: Position of the single-line text in the print
   7. Width, height: Width and height of the print
   8. Inverse, Reverse: Orientation of the print
   9. Auto Size: The width and height values will be automatically set after ticking.

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3.4.7 Shift
           At the Print editing interface, click the "Shift" button to add the shift information. The
           setting interface is as follows:

                        a.Tap ‘Shift’ icon

  3.4.8 Counter
           At the Print editing interface, click the "counter" button to add the counter
           information. The setting interface is as follows:

 Content

agreement

Jet printing

  format

           Instructions for direction

           1. Start value, End Value: Starting value and end value of the counter. The
           maximum value which can be input by the user is 1,999,999,999.

           2. Reset Value: Reset value of the counter.

               Step Size: Step Size of the counter.

           3. Source: When the counter data source is selected, and the data source counter
           reaches the maximum value, the secondary time counter changes a step value.
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Repeat Count : 1 at default, printing times of each current value. For example, if
set as 2, each counter value will be printed for 2 times.

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4. Leading Char: When "0" is filled in, the ink jet printer guarantees that the counter
            lengths printed are consistent. For example, if the counter defined by the user is 9
            digits, but the actual counting value is only 6 digits, 3 zero will be added in front of the
            6-digit counting value.

              Current Value: Current Value of the counter.

            5. System:Base format of the counter

            Jet printing format:

              Refer to section 3.4.4 .

       3.4.9 Picture
            At the print editing interface, click the "Picture" button to add picture. The setting
            interface is as follows:

            The photo editing interface is shown in the following figure:

Remark:The printer only accepts monochrome *.BMP files and *.PIC files,

       the maximum size must be in range 250*34 dots

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3.4.10 Barcode
   At the information editing interface, click the "Barcode" button to add the
   corresponding code. The interface is as follows:

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        Instructions for direction:

        1. ID: Name of barcode;

        2. Text: Fixed barcode contents;

        3. Barcode Type: EAN8, EAN13, code39, code128, QR Code, Data_Matrix;

        4. Font Size: If Barcode Type is one of EAN8, EAN13, code39, code128, it can be
        selected:

        5. Raster: Bolding of 1D Barcode, 0-9 bolding times can be selected;

        6. X, Y: Coordinates of the position of Barcode;

        7. Width,Height: Size of barcode, 1D Barcode is automatically generated;

        8. Reverse and Inverted: Orientates the print

        9. Barcode real-time preview area;

        10. Add data item to the barcode, and add single-line text, clock, shift, counter and
        external data. Once the data item is added, the contents filled in the Text of Item 2
        will be invalid;

        11. When the type is selected, the number of characters is limited by the size of the
        QR code:
         Code size                      33*33     29*29       25*25       21*21
         Maximum number of characters   114       77          47          25

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3.4.11 Ext Data
   At the print editing interface, click the “Ext Data" button to add Ext Data. The
   interface is as follows:

         1

        2

   Instructions for direction:

   1. Code: The identification code of external data communication is corresponding to
   the "user area" in the calculation software;

     Length: Data bit transmitted from the computer to the ink jet printer;

   2. Refer to section 3.4.4.

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3.4.12 Print file import and export
   Touch the message area at the homepage, select “Manage Job", and click
   "download" button. The interface is as follows:

    Select the corresponding information, click the corresponding transmission icon to
    transmit print layout between the system and USB disk. The file will also include the
    print parameters;

3.4.13 Photo management
   Touch the message area at the homepage, Select “Edit" , click "Picture" button, and
   click "download" button to transmit Pictures between the system and USB disk.

    Accept monochrome BMP file only, size limit 34x255

    The interface is as follows:

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4. System settings
      Click "Settings" icon at the homepage to enter the system setting main interface, as
      shown in the following figure:

 4.1 Authorization
      At the "Settings" interface, click the "Authorization setting" icon. The interface can
      be set with passwords of two levels and the corresponding authority. The interface is
      as follows:

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4.2 Printer Config
      At the " Settings " interface, click "Settings" icon

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          2

          3                                                                           5

      Instructions for direction:
      1. Printer
              • Ink Type: Sets the type of the ink used.
              • Running pressure: Sets the system running pressure.
              • VMS Check: When turned on, viscosity is automatically set, and manual
               setting is invalid. Normal ON
              • EHT Trip Level: Sets the high-voltage leakage alarm value.
              • Auto Modulation:Adjust the modulation automatically but takes effect
                during startup only.
              • Heater Temp: Sets the printhead heating temperature.
              • VMS Calibration: when VMS automatic detection is turned off, the ink
                viscosity can be set automatically.
              • Gutter Mode: Sets the recovery mode of ink through the gutter.
              • Modulation Set : Sets the nozzle modulation value.
      2. Speed Ratio: This setting affects ratio of a. Width, b. Delay c. Internal interval d.
          External interval. Increase from default 1 will factor increase the set widths and
          delays in parameter and print mode screens. Used to increase range of each
          setting (Width, Delay, Intervals). Global setting so all are affected by a ratio
          change.
      3. Charge / Gutter shutdown control: When boxes are unchecked this prevents
          automatic shutdown in event of charge or gutter fault. Default checked.
      4. Phase charging setting:

              • Phase Offset: Sets the phase compensation value
              • Phase Charge: Sets the phase charging value
              • Charge: Sets the ink dot charging value
      5. Atmospheric pump: Activates positive air pressure to the print head;

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4.3 Debug
     Click "Debug" icon in "Settings" to singly control the pump, valve or fan, as shown in
     the figure:

4.4 Cleaning
     Click the icon of "Cleaning" in the "Settings" to enter the Cleaning interface, as shown
     in the figure:

                                Cleaning

     Instructions for function option:
     1. Wash Nozzle: Nozzle used for automatic washing of blockage;
     2. Nozzle Flush: After selection, open the printhead cover, and manually clean the
     nozzle with correct cleaning agent;

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4.5 Ink System
     Click the icon of "Ink System" in the "Settings" to enter the ink system interface, as
     shown in the figure:

     Instructions for function option:
     1. Umbilical Purge: Used to clean the printhead supply pipes during commissioning
     by the trained engineers only;
     2. Quick Start Jet: Used to rapidly turn on the ink jet printer, no pipeline automatic
     cleaning;
     3. Quick Stop Jet: Used to rapidly stop ink-jet, no pipeline automatic cleaning;
     4. Pressure Zero Offset: Used to calibrate the standard reference pressure;
     5. Clean Ink System: Used for cleaning of the whole ink system;
     6. Exhaust Air From Ink System: Used to empty air in the ink way, for example, use
     during the first use;
     7. Fill Mixer: Used to Fill the mixer when printer is first use and mixer empty.
     8. Drain: Used to emptying the ink in the ink module, finish the drain operation
     according to the system prompt.

     9. System Clean: used to clean the ink system,finish the cleaning operation
     according to the system prompt.

4.6 EHT Calibration
     Before executing this procedure, make sure that the machine ink system is
     not started and that the printhead cover is installed on the printhead
     correctly.When the program is completed, a prompt screen will pop up.

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4.7 EHT Setting
     Used to assign EHT values to different print height. The values have been set
     before the machine leaving the factory, and usually there is no need to set it
     again during use.

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4.8 Network Setting
     Click the icon of " Network " in the " Settings " to enter the net setting interface, as
     shown in the figure:

     Instructions for function option:
     1. IP Addr: Used to set the IP address
     2. Subnet Mask: Used to set the Subnet Mask
     3. Default Gateway: Used to set the Default Gateway
     4. DNS: Used to set the DNS
     5. Local Port: Used to set Local Port
     6. Server Port: Used to set the Server Port
     7. Server IP: Used to set the Server IP
     7. Connect Type: Used to choose connect type, UDP and TCP/IP.

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4.9 Character Format
     Different styles of characters "0", "1" and "5" can be selected here,the printer
     needs to be reboot when the styles changed.

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4.10 Serial Port
      Click the icon of " Serial Port " in the " Settings " to enter the serial port setting
      interface, as shown in the figure:

      Instructions for function option:
      Serial Setting:
          1. Baud rate: Used to change the baud rate.
          2. Tranc Model: Used to choose the transfer mode, Printed / Tranc end.
          3. External data Printing:
               Non repeating printing: Printer only print the latest data once.
               Print the latest data: Printer will print repeat the last data.
      Data Source:
          4. 232 Date: External data transfer from serial port
          5. Lan Data: External data transfer from Ethernet interface
          6. USB Scanner: External data transfer from barcode scanner

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4.11 Language
     Used to select the display language of the system

4.12 Screen Calibration
     This can be used for calibration when the touch screen key position is
     inaccurate, Press the cross icon in turn to complete the calibration

4.13 System Time/Date
     Used to calibrate system time of the printer

4.14 Service Time
     Used for reset maintenance time after system maintenance

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4.15 Date/Time Code
       Click the icon of " Date/Time Code " in the " Settings " to enter the date and time
       code setting interface, as shown in the figure:

       Instructions:
       These settings are used to define the printed date information including
       year,month,day,hour and minute.
       For example: With reference to above picture, to modify what is printed for the current
       year, modify the code of 17 to a required code, for example AB. The printing result will
       be 20AB if the system clock includes year in the print message.

  4.16 Counter alarm
       Parameters used to set the counting alarm function

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4.17 About
     Click the icon of " About " in the " Settings " to enter the interface, as shown in the
     figure:

     Instructions:
       1. Software version: it can be update by USB.

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5. Printer operation

 5.1 First use of the Printer
         Printer needs to be filled with ink and exhaust air before use.

         1. Open the lower cabin door and install the correct ink and makeup to the correct position
         according to the label .

         2. Pull out the ink system, remove the exhaust air plug at the bottom (Refer to step A.)*, and use a
         screwdriver to open the top exhaust air switch (Refer to step B.)* as shown in figure:

         3. Push the ink system into the cabin and close the lower cabin door .

         4. Connect the printer to an appropriate power source and power on the printer.

         5. Enter the SETINGS-INK SYSTEM menu, perform Fill Mixer program wait for about 30 minutes
         until the screen shows “Fill Mixer Tank Finish”.

         6. Enter the SETIINGS - INK SYSTEM menu and perform Exhaust Air program to complete ink
         way priming. Screen prompt will advise when complete. NOTE: Ink will come from the gutter,
         place a catcher under the printhead.

         7. Clean the printhead.

    • During normal use of the printer, the exhaust vent plug A needs to be removed, and the exhaust air
      switch B needs to be opened , otherwise it will cause printer failure.

    • Executing a Fill Mixer may result in an ink remaining percentage deviation.

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5.2 How to start printing
  5.2.1 Start ink-jet
      1) Connect with the power supply conforming to technical parameters;

      2) Open the printer head cover, check various components in the printhead, and
      check that various components are clean and dry;

      3) Replace the printer head cover, connect the printer to the mains power, press the
      power button at right of the printer, and wait for the screen to enter the main operation
      interface;

      4) Click and select              “Start Jet” to start the printing jet

      5) Observe the state indicator lamp and the main screen, once starting is completed
      the RED LED will light. The interface is as follows:

      Notice:

      Frequent cleaning or startup and shutdown will cause dilution of ink, which influences
      the jet printing quality. If the warning or failure icon appears after startup, please refer
      to the common failure solution.

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5.2.2 Correct jet alignment
   Description: after the printer has started, the ink jet is sprayed from the nozzle, and
   recycled by the gutter pipe.

   Side view:

   Front view:

   Prompt:

   For ink jet adjustment method, see the section of " 5.7 Ink Jet adjustment ".

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5.2.3 Correct inkjet breakpoint
   The breakpoint is generated after the ink jet printer has started normally. The
   breakpoint state directly influences the jet printing effect and jet printing durability.
   Good breakpoint roughly depends on the following three factors:

           • Appropriate and stable pressure

           • Correct ink viscosity

           • Correct ink dot modulation value
   The observation method is as follows:

   1) Take out the magnifying glass in the standard configuration, and place it about
   15mm above the red LED lamp of the charge electrode

   2) Slightly adjust the viewing distance of the magnifying glass vertically to observe
   the breakpoint in the following figure:

   3) The breakpoint state can be adjusted through the "Nozzle Set " in the "Settings" -
   "Printer Config” interface;

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5.3 Stop and clean the ink jet printer
  5.3.1 Stop and clean
      After equipment use, shut down according to the standard steps, and conduct
      intervention if cleaning is necessary.

      Standard steps for shutdown operation:

      1) Press the Stop Jet this is normal STOP with internal solvent cleaning

      2) During cleaning after shutdown, remove the printhead cover to observe whether
      the printhead is dirty. In case of any dirt, fill the provided cleaning bottle with the
      appropriate cleaning fluid for cleaning.

      3) Only after the status bar has shown STOPPED, the power supply of the ink jet
      printer can be turned off;

  5.3.2 Shutdown and cleaning (power off during use)
      If abnormal shutdown of the equipment is caused due to power off, ink-jet must be
      restarted at the earliest time after power on. It shall be normally cleaned and shut
      down after planned shutdown. Otherwise, some pipelines of the machine may be
      blocked, causing permanent damage of the ink jet printer.

  5.3.3 Shutdown and cleaning (long-term stop)
      Due to the quick-dry characteristic of the ink of the ink jet printer, if long-term use stop
      and storage are required, it is suggested to empty the ink and clean the system.

      For details, see the sections of ink emptying and system cleaning.

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5.4 Failure and warning icons
   5.4.1 Failure icons and meanings
  Icon   Name          Fault cause                               Solution

                     Initial start up. System leak. The solvent It is suggested to drain
         Mixing Tank
                     components in the Mixer are vaporized the old ink and fill the
         Empty
                     after long-term storage of the printer     new ink.

                                                                 Clean the nozzle with
                       Nozzle blockage                           nozzle flush and start it
                                                                 up again after drying

                                                                 Conduct "breakpoint check",
                       Poor breakpoint                           and adjust it to the optimum
                                                                 breakpoint position

                                                                 Conduct "Ink Jet alignment",
         Charge
                       The Ink jet position is incorrect         and adjust it to the optimum
         Fault
                                                                 position

                       The ink is out of warranty period or is   Remove all ink and replace
                       polluted                                  with the new ink

                                                                 Replace the filter. For details,
                       Filter blocked                            please consult the service
                                                                 engineer.

                                                                 Clean the nozzle, clean
                       The nozzle is blocked or miss aligned
                                                                 printhead, and start it up
                       ink jet. Ink not entering the gutter      again after drying
         Gutter
         Fault
                       Long-term storage without correct stop    Soak and clean the gutter
                       procedure can cause blockage of the       pipe with solvent until it
                       recovery pipe                             becomes unobstructed
                      The printhead has not been cleaned         Clean the high voltage
         High-Voltage for a long time, causing excessive ink     deflection plate in the
         Leak         accumulating around the high-voltage       printhead, thoroughly clean
                      deflection component                       it and start it up again.

         No Ink        No ink cartridge or inserting the wrong   Insert the certified ink
         Chip          ink cartridge                             cartridge

         Np Solvent    No solvent cartridge or inserting the     Insert the certified solvent
         Chip          wrong cartridge                           Cartridge

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5.4.2 Warning icons and meanings

 Icon        Name           Instructions for warning

             Jet printing   The ink in the system is circulating and in good
             operation      condition, the printer is ready for jet printing

             Jet printing   The ink in the system is not circulating, the printer is

             stop           in stopped state, and printing cannot be conducted

             Insufficient   Solvent cartridge empty. Please replace with a new

             solvent        solvent cartridge

             Insufficient   Ink cartridge is empty. Please replace with the new

             ink            ink Cartridge

             Printhead      The printhead cover is opened, the printer cannot

             cover open     print. Fit the printhead cover to enable printing

                            Ink viscosity failure, indicates the ink is out of
             Viscosity
                            specification to print. Please consult the related
             failure
                            service engineer.

             Mixing tank    The ink level in the mixer is high. Please consult the

             full           related service engineer.

             Encoder is     The current print speed is too fast. Increase the

             too fast       character width, reduce the printing dot number

                            The ink jet printer needs maintenance. Please consult
             Service
                            the related service engineer.

   Notice:

   The solutions for the above failures shall be adopted under guidance of the service
   engineer.

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5.5 Troubleshooting without icon prompt

    • Turn on the power supply, there is no display on screen.
     Reason                                   Solution

                                              Check the power supply and related
     No voltage of the power supply
                                              fuse

    • Poor jet printing character quality or incomplete character
      Reason                                 Solution

      The printhead is too far from the      Adjust the distance between the

      product                                printhead and the printing surface

      The character height is too small or
                                             Reset the character height
      too large

      The character width is too small or
                                             Reset the character width
      too large

                                             Observe and adjust the breakpoint.
      Wrong breakpoint shape
                                             Refer to "5.2.3 Breakpoint observation

                                             Clean the gutter pipe deposited with

                                             ink, check and adjust the ink position
      Ink deposited on the gutter pipe
                                             in the gutter. Refer to "5.2.2 Ink Jet

                                             observation".

                                             Determine the printing position again
      The print varies in width and height
                                             or select the rotary encoder

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• No failure prompt. Printing is not clear
   Reason                                 Solution

   Error in print width or wrong print on Adjust the print width or printing delay
   product position

   No print on product                    Check sensor sensitivity

• Wrong or unstable Ink jet position
   Reason                                 Solution

                                          Clean the nozzle. See "5.6 Nozzle
   Nozzle blockage
                                          cleaning".

                                          The trained operator can replace the

   Filter blockage                        filter under guidance of the service

                                          engineer.

   Wrong ink jet position                 Refer to "5.7 Ink jet adjustment".

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5.6 Nozzle cleaning
     When the nozzle is blocked, manual cleaning is required. The operational procedures
     are as follows:

     1) Enter "Settings" - "Cleaning", and click either “Nozzle Flush” or “Wash Nozzle ”,
        The printer will execute the program and automatically complete

        a) Nozzle Flush – Internal wash of the nozzle using solvent from solvent
           cartridge(Need to place a container under the printhead to collect the
           outgoing liquid)
        b) Wash Nozzle – (shown below). Applies suction to nozzle return pipe allowing
           a backflush with wash bottle

     2) With the “Wash Nozzle” selected, manually clean the position shown in the
     following figure with special cleaning agent;

           USE CLEANING AGENT TO
           CLEAN THE(NOZZLE) POSITION

                                                      THE TUBING HERE WILL HAVE
                                                      AIR AND FLUIDS FLOW DURING
                                                      THE FLUSHING PROCESS

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5.7 Ink jet adjustment

      Horizontal alignment : Slightly loosen the screw “A” and rotate the screw “B” slightly ,then the jet
      stream can be horizontal moved.

      Vertical alignment : Loosen the screw “C” and rotate the screw “D” slightly ,then the jet stream can
      be vertical moved.

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5.8 System cleaning
     Enter "Settings" - "Ink System", and click "System Cleaning", complete the system
     cleaning operation according to screen prompt.

5.9 Sensor and Encoder wiring diagram
  5.9.1 Sensor diagram

  5.9.2 Encoder wiring diagram

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5.10 Specifications

    Electrical Specifications
      Voltage                            100 V AC to 240 V AC

      Frequency                          50 Hz to 60 Hz

      Power Consumption                  120 watts maximum

    Weight
      Dry weight                         27 KG

    Dimensions
                          Width                    345 mm

      Cabinet             Height                   570 mm

                          Depth                    286 mm

                          Diameter                 ∅41mm
      Printhead
                          Diameter of the nozzle
                                                   60 Microns
                          orifice

                          2700mm Standard
      Umbilical length                             2700 mm
                          6000mm Optional

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