Datamax-O’Neil M-Class: Printing Test Labels

by ScanSource Technical Services on October 12, 2011

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Press TEST Button. Use the FEED and PAUSE buttons to navigate the choices. The choices are Print Quality Label, Ribbon Test Label, Test Label, Validation Label, and Print Configuration. Illustrations of the test formats are below. Once you have chosen the desired test label, press the TEST button. The test label will then print.

Print Quality Label

The Print Quality Label serves as an overall quality indicator. Consisting of compliant fence and ladder bar codes, assorted font sizes, and fill patterns, this format can be used to ensure conformance as well as aesthetics.

Ribbon Test Label

The Ribbon Test Label serves as a transfer function indicator for printers equipped with the thermal transfer option. Consisting of a fence-oriented bar code, this format can be used to ensure component functions and ribbon path alignment.

Test Label

The Test Label serves as an indicator of printhead functionality. The format consists of patterns that exercise all thermal elements.

Validation Label

The Validation Label serves as an overall quality indicator. Consisting of compliant fence and ladder bar codes, assorted font sizes, and black fill patterns, this format can be used to ensure conformance as well as aesthetics.

Print Configuration

The Configuration Label provides current database information.

Instructions also available for download.

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