FAQs & Troubleshooting



FAQs & Troubleshooting

FAQs & Troubleshooting

Date: 06/11/2019 ID: faqp00100279_000

How to create a cable label

The cable label function allows you to create two types of cable labels.

Cable label


Cable Label template 1 :  Cable label template 1


Cable Label template 2 :  Cable label template 2



To create a cable label, follow the steps below.


  1. Press the [Cable] key ( Cable key - US  /  Cable key - EU ).
  2. Press the Cursor key (  Cursor keys  ) to select your desired template and then press the [OK] key.
  3. In case of the template 1:
    A message " Input Text " is displayed for approximately one second. Enter text and then press the [OK] key.

    In case of the template 2:
    A message " Input Text 1 " is displayed.  Enter the first text and then press the [OK] key.
    A message " Input Text 2 " is displayed.  Enter the second text and then press the [OK] key.

    [Print] is displayed.

  4. Press the [OK] key.
    [Copies: 1] is displayed.

  5. Press the Cursor key or the number keys to specify the number of copies within the range of 1 - 9, and then press the [OK] key.
  • You cannot set label length when printing cable labels.

  • To clear all text and settings or text only, press the [Clear] key,  press the Cursor key to select [Text&Format] or [Text Only], and press the [OK] key.

  • You can set the Font, Size, Style and Frame while entering texts.

  • To exit templates and return to the text input screen, do one of following:
    1. Press the Escape key ( Escape key  ).
    2. Press the Cursor key to select [Exit], and then press the [OK] key when [Print] appears.
  • To preview labels, press the Preview key (  Preview key - USPreview key - EU ) when [Print] is displayed on the LCD.

  • You cannot save labels created using templates to memory.

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