FAQs & Troubleshooting



FAQs & Troubleshooting

FAQs & Troubleshooting

Date: 20/11/2020 ID: faqp00001475_004

How do I set tape margins and what features are they?

  1. Press the [Menu] key.

  2. Press the [Cursor] key to select [Margin] and press Enter key.

  3. Press the [Cursor] key to select the margin you wish among [Full/ Half/ Narrow/ Chain Print].

  4. Press Enter key.


<Full / Half / Narrow>

For leaving equal margins on both sides of the text.

The margin length are as follows:

Full - Half - Narrow


<Chain Print>

For creating a label containing text in various styles.


  1. Enter text.

  2. Press Print key, then [Copies:] appears.

  3. Press the [Cursor] key or enter number with number keys to select the number of copies.

  4. Press Enter key. Printing will start, and then the message [OK to Feed?] appears.

  5. Press Backspace key to enter more text.

  6. Clear the text, enter the text for the next label, and then press Print key.

  7. When the message [OK to Feed?] appears after the last label is printed, press Enter key.

  8. After the tape is fed, press the cutter lever to cut off the chain of labels.
  • When [Half] or [Narrow] is set, displayed label length is the length from the printed dots (:) to the end of the label.

  • To print more than 1 copy of a label with minimum margin, set the margin to [Narrow].

  • When [Chain Print] is set, feed the tape before using the cutter otherwise a part of the text may be cut off. Also, cut along the printed dots (:) with scissors so the text is centered in the label.
    *Feed the tape before using the cutter.

  • Do not pull the tape since this may damage the tape cassette.

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