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Sato M8400RVe: Adjusting the Printhead Balance and Alignment

by ScanSource Technical Services January 18, 2011 Barcode Printing
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Sato M8400RVe Printhead Balance Alignment Connect the power cable to the printer and AC outlet. Turn the printer ON. Open the access doors and load ribbon and label stock. Loosen the screw near the bottom of the plate. (Fig. 1-1) Rotate adjusting screw to achieve optimum print quality along the length of the printhead. NOTE: […]

Sato GT412e: How to Replace the Printhead

by ScanSource Technical Services January 18, 2011 Barcode Printing
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Sato GT412e Printhead Replacement Switch off the printer and disconnect the power supply cord. Open the top housing cover. Press printhead release lever (1, Figure 1-1a) to the right. Carefully lower and withdraw defective printhead (2) from print assembly (3). Disconnect the two wiring harnesses from defective printhead (2). Connect the two wiring harnesses to […]

Sato M8400RV: How to Reset Defaults

by ScanSource Technical Services January 18, 2011 Barcode Printing
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Sato M8400RV Resetting Defaults Record all current dip switch positions, then place all switches in the OFF position. Place the DSW2-5 in the ON position. Place the printhead in the OPEN position, keeping both the LINE & FEED keys depressed power on the printer. Upon hearing the audible tone, release the LINE & FEED keys. […]

Sato M8400RV: How to Replace the Platen Roller

by ScanSource Technical Services November 15, 2010 Barcode Printing
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Switch the printer OFF and disconnect the power cable. Open the top and side access doors on the mechanical side of the printer. Loosen (2) inside screws holding the LH cover to the inside top of the printer and remove (1) screw holding the cover to the frame. Lift the cover for access to the […]

Sato M5900RV: How to Reset Defaults

by ScanSource Technical Services November 10, 2010 Barcode Printing
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Turn the printer off. Place DIP switch DS2-7 in the ON position. Turn the power ON while simultaneously pressing the FEED and LINE switches. When the message “ALT PROTOCOL DEFAULT COMPLETED” appears on the display panel, turn the printer off. When it is powered up again, the Alternate Protocol Command Code set will be active […]

Sato M10e: How to Replace the Platen Roller

by ScanSource Technical Services November 10, 2010 Barcode Printing
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Switch off the printer and disconnect the power supply cord. Remove the top, front, and right housing covers. Remove timing belt (1, Figure 1-1) from the right end of platen roller (2). Loosen/remove screws (3) securing clamps (4) to printer frame (5) on each end of roller (2). Lift away clamps (4). Manipulate platen roller […]

Sato M10e: How to Replace a Printhead

by ScanSource Technical Services November 10, 2010 Barcode Printing
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Switch off the printer and disconnect the power supply cord. Open the top housing cover and remove ribbon stock as applicable. Remove center post screw (1, Figure 1-1) securing printhead (2) to print assembly (3). Disconnect wiring harnesses (A) and (B) from printhead (2). Lift away printhead (2). Orient replacement print head (2) with its […]

Sato M10e: How to Reset Defaults

by ScanSource Technical Services November 10, 2010 Barcode Printing
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Sato M10e Resetting Defaults Factory settings / Test Print Record all dip switch positions. Place all dip switches in the OFF Position. Place the DSW2-4 in the ON position. Simultaneously, press and hold the LINE and FEED keys while turning on the power switch. Release the LINE and FEED keys upon hearing a beep. Place […]

Sato GT412e: How to Replace the Platen Roller

by ScanSource Technical Services November 10, 2010 Barcode Printing
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Sato GT412e Platen Roller Replacement Switch off the printer and disconnect the power supply cord. Remove the side cover and lower front housing cover. Remove one screw (1, Figure 1-1) securing platen roller assembly (2) to printer frame (3). Withdraw worn platen roller assembly (2) from within the printer and insert its replacement. Secure replacement […]

Sato GT408e: How to Replace the Platen Roller

by ScanSource Technical Services November 10, 2010 Barcode Printing
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Sato GT408e Platen Roller Replacement Switch off the printer and disconnect the power supply cord. Remove the side cover and lower front housing cover. Remove one screw (1, Figure 1-1) securing platen roller assembly (2) to printer frame (3). Withdraw worn platen roller assembly (2) from within the printer and insert its replacement. Secure replacement […]