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									                          OPERATION
                           MANUAL



                         Full-Color Inkjet Printer




                                              RJ-8000




                    Read This Manual Before Using The
Rev.   RJ80E-A-02   Equipment.
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                   GENERAL TABLE OF CONTENTS


1 Safety Instructions
1.1      Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-1
1.2       Warnings, Cautions, and Notes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-1
1.3      Important safety instructions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-2
1.4      Warning labels. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-6
      1.4.1    Handling the warning labels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-6
      1.4.2    Locations and types of warning labels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-6
1.5      Operation procedure labels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-9
      1.5.1    Handling the operation procedure labels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-9
      1.5.2    Locations and types of operation procedure labels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-9



2 Product Overview
2.1      Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-1
2.2      Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-1
2.3      Part names and functions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-2
      2.3.1    Front . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-2
      2.3.2    Back . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-3
      2.3.3    Operation panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-4
2.4      Printer status . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-7
      2.4.1    Normal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-7
      2.4.2    Setting menu display . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-7
      2.4.3    Changing the printer status. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-8



3 Basic Installation
3.1      Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-1
3.2      Connecting the power cable . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-2
3.3      Connecting the foot switch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-5
3.4      Turning the power ON/OFF . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-7
      3.4.1    Turning the power ON . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-7
      3.4.2    Turning the power OFF. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-7
3.5      Installing ink cartridges . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-10


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3.6      Media handling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-14
      3.6.1    Attaching roll media . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .         3-14
      3.6.2    Loading roll media . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .         3-17
      3.6.3    Loading sheet media . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .            3-22
      3.6.4    Setting media type . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .         3-26
3.7      Testprinting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-28
      3.7.1    Setup List . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3-29
      3.7.2    NozzleCheck . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .        3-30
      3.7.3    Alignment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .    3-31
      3.7.4    Color palette . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .    3-32
      3.7.5    Maintenance record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .           3-33
3.8      Connecting the printer to your PC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-35
      3.8.1    System requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .            3-35
      3.8.2    Selecting cables . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .       3-35
      3.8.3    Connecting the centronics interface . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .                  3-36
      3.8.4    Connecting the network interface . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .                 3-37
3.9      Installing the printer driver . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-38
      3.9.1    Installing the driver for Windows 95/98. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-38
      3.9.2    Installing the driver for Windows NT4/2000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-41



4 Handling the printer
4.1      Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-1
4.2      Drawing flow . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-1
4.3      Using media. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-2
      4.3.1    Media type . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .    4-2
      4.3.2    Cautions on handling media . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .              4-2
      4.3.3    Precaution on storing media . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .             4-3
      4.3.4    The printing area . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .       4-3
      4.3.5    Media feed compensation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .               4-4
4.4      Menu setup on the operation panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-8
      4.4.1    Setup menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-8
      4.4.2    Ink status menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-11
      4.4.3    Origin setup menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-12
      4.4.4    Test print menu. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-13
      4.4.5    Media setup menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-13
      4.4.6    Media type menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-14
      4.4.7    User media menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-15
      4.4.8    Ink amount menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-16
      4.4.9    InkDry menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-16
      4.4.10   HeadHeight menu. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-16
      4.4.11   Stiff menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-17
      4.4.12   Thickness menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-17
      4.4.13   Media feed compensation menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-18
      4.4.14   Change media feed compensation value menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-19
      4.4.15   Printing by Media feed compensation menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-19



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4.4.16   Cut size menu. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .       4-20
4.4.17   Top feed menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .        4-21
4.4.18   Media cut menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .         4-21
4.4.19   Shortest cut menu. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .         4-22
4.4.20   Printing mode menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .           4-22
4.4.21   Printing mode setup menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .               4-23
4.4.22   Color mode menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .          4-24
4.4.23   Printing quality menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .          4-25
4.4.24   InterLace Setup menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .             4-26
4.4.25   Printing direction menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .          4-27
4.4.26   Repeat printing menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .             4-27
4.4.27   Repeat times menu. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .           4-27
4.4.28   Interval time menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .         4-28
4.4.29   Head speed menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .            4-28
4.4.30   Command setup menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .               4-29
4.4.31   Command select menu. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .               4-30
4.4.32   Print step menu. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .       4-30
4.4.33   Print position menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .        4-31
4.4.34   Terminator menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .          4-31
4.4.35   Image resolution menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .            4-31
4.4.36   Online time out menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .           4-32
4.4.37   Overwrite menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .         4-33
4.4.38   Halftone menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .        4-33
4.4.39   Layout setup menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .          4-34
4.4.40   Layout method menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .             4-34
4.4.41   Joint printing menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .        4-35
4.4.42   Cutting position Menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .          4-35
4.4.43   Function setup menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .            4-36
4.4.44   CMY→K menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .           4-36
4.4.45   Scale menu. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .      4-37
4.4.46   Mirror menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .      4-37
4.4.47   Roll Media setup menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .            4-38
4.4.48   Roll media length menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .             4-38
4.4.49   Centronics menu. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .         4-39
4.4.50   Network setting menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .           4-39
4.4.51   IP address menu. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .         4-40
4.4.52   Subnet mask menu. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .            4-41
4.4.53   Gateway menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .         4-41
4.4.54   DHCP menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .        4-42
4.4.55   MAC address menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .             4-42
4.4.56   Version menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .       4-43
4.4.57   Utility menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4-43
4.4.58   ErrorDisplay menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .          4-44
4.4.59   Media detection menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .             4-44
4.4.60   Power on cleaning menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .               4-45
4.4.61   Media width menu. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .          4-45
4.4.62   File management setup menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .                   4-46
4.4.63   Write mode menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .          4-47
4.4.64   Re-plot menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .       4-47
4.4.65   File delete menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .       4-48
4.4.66   Re-name menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .         4-49
4.4.67   Format menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .        4-50



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      4.4.68   Initialize setup menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .     4-51
      4.4.69   All Initialize menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4-53
      4.4.70   Media setup Initialize menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .           4-53
      4.4.71   Printing mode initialize menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .           4-54
      4.4.72   Command setup Initialize menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .               4-54
      4.4.73   Layout Setup Initialize menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .            4-54
      4.4.74   Function setup Initialize menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .            4-55
      4.4.75   Roll media setup Initialize menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .            4-55
      4.4.76   Centronics Initialize menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .          4-56
      4.4.77   Network Initialize menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .         4-56
      4.4.78   Utility Initialize menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4-56
      4.4.79   File management Initialize menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .               4-57
      4.4.80   WEB password initialize menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .              4-57
      4.4.81   Data dump menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .        4-57
      4.4.82   Head clean menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .       4-58
      4.4.83   Cutter change menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .        4-59
      4.4.84   Wiper clean menu. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .       4-59
      4.4.85   Tank change menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .        4-60
4.5      Operating from the operation panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-61
      4.5.1    To stop printing operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .        4-61
      4.5.2    Operating the pressurizing roller . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .             4-61
      4.5.3    Feeding media . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .     4-62
      4.5.4    Print mode check . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .      4-63
4.6      Operations after printing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-64
      4.6.1    Cutting media . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-64
      4.6.2    Media cutting procedure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-65



5 Maintenance
5.1      Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-1
5.2      Replacing consumables. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-1
      5.2.1    Replacing ink cartridges . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-1
      5.2.2    Replacing roll media . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-4
      5.2.3    Replacing the cutting blade . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-9
      5.2.4    Replacing the waste liquid tank . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-14
5.3      Cleaning. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-18
      5.3.1    Cleaning the outer case . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .         5-18
      5.3.2    Cleaning inside the printer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .         5-19
      5.3.3    Head cleaning. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .    5-20
      5.3.4    Cleaning the cleaning wiper . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .           5-22
5.4      Changing Ink Types . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-26
5.5      Transfer and transportation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-29
      5.5.1    Transferring the printer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-29
      5.5.2    Transporting the printer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-31




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6 Troubleshooting
6.1      Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-1
6.2      Failures and malfunctions of the printer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-1
6.3      Error messages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-8
      6.3.1    Status messages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-8
      6.3.2    Message type error display and solutions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-9
      6.3.3    Data error display and solutions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-11
      6.3.4    Command error display and solutions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-12
      6.3.5    Error requiring a restart. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-12
6.4      When media jams occur . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-14
      6.4.1    How to remove a piece of media (roll media) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-14
      6.4.2    How to remove a piece of media (cut media) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-15



7 Appendix
7.1      Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-1
7.2      Product Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-1
7.3      Interface Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-3
      7.3.1    Centronics Bidirection Parallel Interface:IEEE1284) Specifications . . . . . . . . . 7-3
      7.3.2    Network Interface (Optional) Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-4
7.4      Options/Supply list . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-5
      7.4.1    Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-5
      7.4.2    Supply. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-5
7.5      Installing Options. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-7
      7.5.1    Installing expansion memory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-7
      7.5.2    How to use the winding unit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-9
      7.5.3    Installation of the hard disk . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-9
      7.5.4    How to use the scroller (optional) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-11
      7.5.5    Using scroller stocker . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-14
7.6      Glossary. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-16




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RJ-8000 OPERATION MANUAL                                                                      1 Safety Instructions




1 Safety Instructions

1.1 Introduction
This chapter explains the meaning of safety terms for personnel who operates this equipment, important
safety instructions, and the positions of the warning labels.

        WARNING

    •    Be sure to follow all instructions and warnings on this manual when using the
         equipment.




1.2        Warnings, Cautions, and Notes
Safety terms in this manual and the contents of warning labels attached to the printer are categorized into
the following three types depending on the degree of risk (or the scale of accident).
Read the following explanations carefully, and follow the instructions in this manual.

          Safety terms                                                  Details
                                  Must be followed carefully to avoid death or serious bodily injury
             WARNING

                                  Must be observed to avoid bodily injury (moderately or lightly) or damage to your
             CAUTION              equipment

                                  Contains important information and useful tips on the operation of your printer
             NOTE




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1.3 Important safety instructions
General safety instructions that must be observed to use the equipment safely are explained below.


      WARNING

       Do not place the printer in the following areas. Doing so may result in the printer tipping or
       falling over and causing injury.
       • Unstable surfaces
       • Angled place
       • Areas subject to vibration by other equipment

       Do not stand on or place heavy objects on your printer. Doing so may result in the printer
       tipping or falling over and causing injury.

       Do not cover the ventilation hole of your printer with cloth, such as a blanket or table cloth.
       Doing so could obstruct ventilation and cause fire.

       Do not place the printer away from humid and dusty areas. Doing so may result in electrical
       shock or fire.

       Do not use a damaged power cable. Doing so may result in electrical shock.


       Do not attempt to plug in electrical plugs with wet hands. Doing so may result in electrical
       shock.

       Do not connect earth cables in the following areas.
       • Gas pipes
          Doing so may cause fire or an explosion.
       • Earth terminals for telephone line or lightening rod
         Doing so may cause a large flow of voltage if lightening occurs.
       • Water pipes or faucets
         If there is a plastic part in the pipe, the earth will not work properly.

       Do not insert or drop metal or inflammable objects into openings, such as ventilation outlets.
       Doing so may result in electrical shock and fire.

       Stop using your printer if a liquid is spilled into it. This may cause electrical shock or fire. Turn
       the printer off as soon as possible, unplug the power cord, contact MUTOH local dealer.

       Be sure to use the attached cable. Otherwise, electrical shock or fire may occur.


       Be sure to use the specified voltage (AC 100 V to 120V, or AC220V to 240V). Otherwise,
       electrical shock or fire may occur.

       Use electricity directly from a power outlet (AC 100 V to 120V, or AC220V to 240V). Do not
       put many loads on one electrical output. Otherwise, heat may be generated and cause fire.




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     Be sure to use an outlet with an earth terminal and use the terminal corectly. Otherwise,
     electrical shock or fire may occur.



    CAUTION

     Follow the instructions below when handling the power cable.
     • Do not modify the cable
     • Do not put heavy objects on the cable
     • Do not bend, twist, or pull the cord
     • Do not wire the cable near equipment that generates heat

     Follow the instructions below when handling the power plug. Otherwise, fire may occur.
     • Wipe away dust and any other residue before inserting the plug.
     • Ensure that the plug is firmly inserted as far as it will go.

     When handling the foot switch, be wary of the following:
     • Do not place anything heavy on the foot switch.
     • Do not bend the cable of the foot switch with force, and do not pull.
     • Do not place the foot switch near thermal devices.

     When handling ink cartridges, be careful that ink does not get in your eyes or on your skin.
     However, if this happens, flush the are immediately with water. Otherwise, your eyes may
     become congested or inflamed slightly. If you feel discomfort, consult a doctor immediately.

     Do not disassemble ink cartridges. Otherwise, ink may get in your eyes or on your skin.


     Be careful not to pinch your fingers when opening and closing the cover of the ink
     compartment.

     Be careful not to pinch your fingers when opening and closing the front cover.


     Follow the instructions below when connecting the network interface cable. Otherwise,
     electrical shock or fire may occur.
     • Do not touch the connector.
     • Do not connect the network cable connector that is not the same specification to the interface
     board.

     When cutting the roll media, be careful of the following. Incorrect handling can result in injury
     to the hands and fingers from the razor blade.
     • When holding the media, do not place fingers over the media cut groove.
     • Move the razor blade slowly along the media cut groove.

     Do not use thinner, Benzene, alcohol or other active agents. Doing so may result in damage or
     paint peeling from the casing.

     Be careful not to spill water inside the printer. Doing so may result in a short circuit.




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       Never open the covers fixed with screws. Doing so may result in electrical shock or a
       malfunction in the printer.

       Do not touch the cutter blade. Doing so may result in bodily injury.


       Do not cut hard objects or drop the cutter. Doing so may damage or chip the cutter blade.


       Do not bend or pull the waste fluid tube. Doing so may cause that the waste fluid will leak out
       and malfunction in the product.

       Do not touch the cleaning wiper or the head cap unit while cleaning the cleaning wiper. Doing
       so may result in poor head cleaning because of oil on your hands.

       Do not tilt the printer, stand it against a wall, or turn it upside down. Doing so may cause ink
       to leak inside the printer. Also, movement after transport is not covered by the warranty.

       When installing options, do not touch the elements on the circuit board. The elements on the
       boards can be very hot, and can cause burns.

       Have four or more people unpack and assemble the printer.


       When lifting the printer out of the packing box, be sure to remove the vinyl cover first, then
       grab the holding grips on the sides of the printer. lifting the printer with the vinyl cover on may
       cause your hands to slip and drop or damage the printer.

       Have two or more people transport the printer.


       Ensure that the plug has been disconnected from the power socket when it is not to be used for
       a long time.

       Earth wires must be connected to wires or terminals that fulfill the conditions below.
       • Earth terminals of power sockets
       • Earth wires with copper morsel that is at least 650 mm under the ground

       Earth wires must be connected to wires or terminals that fulfill the conditions below.


       When setting roll media, place it on top of a desk or other flat surface. Setting roll media with
       the scroller standing up may damage them.

       Keep the printer horizontal during transportation.




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     Be sure to do the following before attaching options.
     • Turn the printer off
     • Unplug the power cord from the socket
     • Unplug cables connected to the printer.
     Otherwise, damage to the printer or your computer may occur.
     • Remove electrostatic charge form your clothes and body by touching the metal parts of the
     printer.
     Electronic components such as the memory may malfunction if exposed to an electrostatic
     charge.




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1.4 Warning labels
The handling, attachment locations, and types of warning labels are explained below.
Warning labels are attached to areas where care should be paid. Read and understand the positions and
contents thoroughly before performing your work.


1.4.1 Handling the warning labels

Be sure to note the following when handling the labels.

       NOTE
   •       Make sure that all labels can be recognized. If text or illustrations cannot be seen clearly, either clean or replace
           the label.

   •       When cleaning labels, use a cloth with water or neutral detergent. Do not use a solvent or gasoline.

   •       If a warning label is damaged, lost, or cannot be recognized, replace the label.
           When replacing warning labels, contact MUTOH local dealer.




1.4.2 Locations and types of warning labels

The locations of warning labels are shown below.

(1) Front Part


                                                                            1




       2


       3




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 No.                             Type
     1




     2




     3




(2) Back Part



 6




         4


                           5




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 No.                      Type
  4




  5




  6




(3) Scroller




 No.                      Type
  7




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1.5 Operation procedure labels
The handling, attachment locations, and types of operation procedure labels are explained below.
Your printer has labels that give simple explanations of operations that require particular care. Read and
understand the locations and contents of these labels thoroughly before performing your work.


1.5.1 Handling the operation procedure labels

Be sure to note the following when handling operation procedure labels.

        NOTE
    •   Make sure that all the labels can be recognized. If text or illustrations cannot be seen clearly, either clean or
        replace the label.

    •   When cleaning labels, use a cloth with water or neutral detergent. Do not use a solvent or gasoline.

    •   If a warning label is damaged, lost, or cannot be recognized, replace the label.
        When replacing warning labels, contact MUTOH local dealer.




1.5.2 Locations and types of operation procedure labels

The locations of operation procedure labels are shown below.


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 No.                    Type                          Refer to
  1                                                  3.5 Installing ink
                                                cartridges




  2                                                  3.6.2 Loading
                                                roll media




  3                                                  3.6.2 Loading
                                                roll media
                                                     3.6.3 Loading
                                                sheet media




  4                                                  3.6.2 Loading
                                                roll media




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 No.                       Type                 Refer to
  5                                            3.6.2 Loading
                                          roll media




  6                                            3.6.2 Loading
                                          roll media




  7                                            3.6.2 Loading
                                          roll media
                                               3.6.3 Loading
                                          sheet media




  8                                           3.6.3 Loading
                                          sheet media




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 No.                    Type                         Refer to
  9                                                 3.6.3 Loading
                                                sheet media




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RJ-8000 OPERATION MANUAL                                                             2 Product Overview




2 Product Overview

2.1 Introduction
This chapter explains the features, part names, and functions of the printer.



2.2 Features
The features of the printer are explained below.

(1) High speed output
3 models feature new print heads and achieve high speed printing.
They also offer printing width up to 1263 mm in RJ-8000-50 (50 inch), 1641mm in RJ-8000-64 (64 inch)
and 2230mm in RJ-8000-87 (87 inch) spec possible.

(2) Wide variety of compatible media
Adjustable head height can adapt to various media thickness from 0.08 up to 1.0mm.

(3) Vibrant Color Reproduction
To reproduce sharp and vivid color, 4, 6 and 8 ink colors are used for printing. 220ml of large capacity
ink cartridge is equipped with an IC chip, which can automatically detect the ink quantity, significantly
improving productivity.

(4) Effective usage of media
A JOG feature is provided to allow setting of the printing position as required. Because printing can be
performed on media that has already been printed on, excess space can be used effectively.

(5) RIP
Software RIP server is available as an option.




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2.3 Part names and functions
Part names and functions are explained below.


2.3.1 Front

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 No.              Name                                                Function
  1    Operation panel         This panel is used to set operational conditions, the status of the printer, and other
                               functions.
  2    Ink compartment         This is the place for installing ink cartridges.
  3    Front cover             This cover keeps the operator safe from the drive parts of the printer while it is
                               operating. Open and/or close the cover only when performing the following
                               operations.
                               • Media setting and replacement
                               • Cutter blade replacement
                               • Clearing cleaning wiper
                               • media jamming
  4    Pressurizing roller     This roller is used to press the media from above and keep it flat when printing.
  5    Maintenance cover       This protects users from electric shock caused by touching the internal electrical parts.
                               The cover is opened when expansion memory (optional) is installed, and is closed for
                               normal use.
                                    7.5.1 Installing expansion memory




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 No.                   Name                                                Function
  6       Stand                   This stand is used to install the printer on a surface flat floor.
                                  The following options are available for installation.
                                  • winding unit :      7.5.2 How to use the winding unit
                                  • scroller stocker :     7.5.4 How to use the scroller (optional)
  7       media guide             This is used to feed the media smoothly when setting the media and when printing.
                                  There is a ink drying device built in.
  8       Media cut groove        Used to cut the media straight when it is cut manually:         4.6.2 Media cutting
                                  procedure
  9       Carridge cover          This is a cover to protect the user from the internal components of the unit. This is
                                  opened during the following conditions:
                                  • When cleaning the cleaning wiper :          5.3.4 Cleaning the cleaning wiper
 10       Foot switch             This switch is used to raise and lower the pressurizing roller.



2.3.2 Back


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      8

      7

      2
  11
      1

      3
      5
      4
  12                                                                                                                4
      6




 No.                   Name                                                Function
  1       AC inlet                This is the inlet interface to which the power plug is connected.
  2       Interface connector     This is the connector to which the interface cable is connected.
  3       Foot switch connector   This is the connector to which the foot switch cable is attached.
  4       Scroller receiver       The scroller is set when roll media is used.
  5       Insertion slot          This is the slot for inserting media when setting it.
  6       Drain tank              This is the storage tank for used ink.




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 No.                  Name                                                         Function
  7       Interface slot 1                  The network interface board attaches here.
  8       Interface slot 2                  This is not used for this printer.
                                            Close it with the cover.
  9       Interface slot 3
  10      Hard disk slot                    The hard disk (optional) attaches here. When not using a hard disk, keep the cover
                                            closed.
  11      Nameplate rating                  The type, name, serial number, rating and others of the printer are labeled here.
  12      The waste fluid tube              This is the tube for drainig waste fluid from the printer.



2.3.3 Operation panel

The operation panel is used to set operational conditions, display the status of the printer, and set other
functions.
The names and functions of the operation keys and status lamps are explained below.

          TIP
      •   See the sections below for using the operation panel.
          • When setting menus using the operation panel:       4.4 Menu setup on the operation panel
          • When setting functions using the operation panel:           4.5 Operating from the operation panel




             2                                                                                                       3

             4                   F1                                                                F2                10

                                                                                                                     5
             6
                                 F3                                                                F4                7
             12
                                 ERROR
                                                                                                                     8
             13                  DATA
                                      RECEIVE                    MENU
                                      PROCESS
             14                                                                                                      11
                                 MEDIA SET                                                    POWER

             9                                      CANCEL                   ENTER
                                 MEDIA
                                 ROLL
             15                                                                                                      1
                                 SHEET
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(1) Operation keys

          NOTE
      •   Some keys have multiple functions and names depending on the printer status (normal or setting menu display).
          See "2.4 Printer status" for more details.




 No.                 Name                             Normal                                    setup menu display
  1       [POWER] key                Turns the printer on and off.                   Turns the printer on and off.
  2       [F1] key                   Executes the function assigned to F1.           Executes the function assigned to F1.
  3       [F2] key                   Executes the function assigned to F2.           Executes the function assigned to F2.
  4       [F3] key                   Executes the function assigned to F3.           Executes the function assigned to F3.
  5       [F4] key                   Executes the function assigned to F4.           Executes the function assigned to F4.
  6                                  Changes the LCD monitor display to setup        Changes the menu in reverse order.
          [MENU       ] key
                                     menu status.
  7                                  Changes the LCD monitor display to setup        Changes the menu in forward order.
          [MENU       ] key
                                     menu status.
  8       [ENTER]key                 Displays the print mode currently set.          Determines the new parameter value and
                                                                                     changes the LCD monitor display to the
                                                                                     next menu. Sets the parameter value and
                                                                                     changes the LCD monitor display to the
                                                                                     next menu.
  9       [CANCEL] key               -                                               Cancels the new parameter value and
                                                                                     changes the LCD monitor display to the
                                                                                     next menu. Clears the parameter value and
                                                                                     changes the LCD monitor display to the
                                                                                     next menu.


(2) LCD monitor and status lamps

 No.           Name           Color       Status                                       Function
 10       LCD monitor            -           -       This monitor displays the operation status and error messages of the
                                                     printer.
 11       POWER lamp          Green         On       The printer is on.
                                            Off      The printer is off.
 12       ERROR lamp           Red       Flashing An error has occurred. The contents will be displayed on the LCD
                                                  monitor.
                                            Off      Either there is no error in the printer.
 13       DATA lamp           Orange        On       The printer is receiving print data.
                                         Flashing The printer is analyzing received data.
                                            Off      The printer is waiting to receive print data.
 14       MEDIA SET           Orange        On       • The pressurizing roller is in the release position.
          lamp                                       • Media is not set.
                                            Off      • The pressurizing roller is in the secured position.
                                                     • The media is set.



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 No.       Name      Color    Status                                  Function
 15    ROLL lamp     Orange    On      The media type is set to roll media.
                               Off     The media type is set to sheet media.
 16    SHEET lamp    Orange    On      The media type is set to sheet media.
                               Off     The media type is set to roll media.




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2.4 Printer status
The status of the printer is explained below.


2.4.1 Normal

Indicates that the printer can draw print data when media is loaded.
You can also make settings concerning printing using the operation panel.
The contents displayed on the LCD monitor of the control panel are as follows.




 No.              Position                                           Description
  1    1st line                  Displays the current status of the printer. Depending on the status, the contents may
                                 be displayed in the 2nd to 4th lines.
  2    Left of 2nd line          Displays the function assigned to [F1] key.
  3    Right of 2nd line         Displays the function assigned to [F2] key.
  4    Left of 3rd line          Displays the function assigned to [F3] key.
  5    Right of 3rd line         Displays the function assigned to [F4] key.
  6    Left of 4th line          Displays the currently set media type.
  7    Right of 4th line         Displays the approximate amount of the remaining roll media that is currently set.
                                 (Units: m)
                                 However, the amount is diplayed only when either "Roll media 1", "Roll media 2", or
                                 "Roll media 3" is selected in the Roll media setting menu.  4.4 Menu setup on the
                                 operation panel



2.4.2 Setting menu display

Indicates that you can make settings concerning printing using the operation panel.
Operation regarding printing is possible on the operation panel.
The contents displayed on the LCD monitor of the control panel are as follows.




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 No.                 Position                                                Description
  1       1st line                      Displays the setting menu name set currently.
  2       Left of 2nd line              Displays the function assigned to [F1] key.
  3       Right of 2nd line             Displays the function assigned to [F2] key.
  4       Left of 3rd line              Displays the function assigned to [F3] key.
  5       Right of 3rd line             Displays the function assigned to [F4] key.
  6       4th line                      • Displays the currently available functions of [F1] key to [F4] key.
                                        • Displays the page status if there are multiple pages for the currently displayed setting
                                        menu.



2.4.3 Changing the printer status

To change the printer status, follow the steps below.

(1) Changing the status from normal to the setting menu display

Press either [MENU ] or [MENU ] on the control panel when the printer is in normal status.
  • The display of the control panel changes to the Setting menu display.

          NOTE
      •   See "4.4.1 Setup menu" for details of the setting menu.




(2) Changing the status from the setting menu display to normal
Take one of the following actions when the printer is in the setting menu display to change the operation
panel display to normal one.
• Press the [CANCEL] key on the operation panel.
• Leave the printer as it is for 3 minutes when the status is in the setting menu display.




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      NOTE
  •   See "6.3.1 Status messages" for details of displaying the printer status.




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3 Basic Installation

3.1 Introduction
The procedures needed before using the printer are explained below.




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3.2 Connecting the power cable
The connection procedure for the power cable is explained below.

        WARNING

    •    Make sure that the distributed power cable is used. Use of a differnt cable may
         result in electric shock or fire.
    •    Do not use a damaged power cable. Doing so may result in electric shock or
         fire.




        CAUTION

    •    Be careful of the following when handling the power cable.
         • Do not make any modifications to the power cable.
         • Do not place anything heavy on the power cable.
         • Do not bend, twist, or pull the cable.
         • Do not wire the cable near equipment that generates heat.




        NOTE
    •    If the power cable is damaged, contact one of the following locations.
         • The shop where you bought your MUTOH printer
         • Nearest MUTOH local dealer




To connect the power cable, follow the steps below.
1. Make sure that the printer is off.


                                          F1                                        F2



                                          F3                                        F4


                                           ERROR

                                           DATA
                                               RECEIVE            MENU
                                               PROCESS


                                           MEDIA SET                             POWER

                                                         CANCEL          ENTER
                                           MEDIA
                                           ROLL


                                           SHEET




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      NOTE
•   When the control panel is in the following condition, the power is ON.
    Press the key again to turn the power OFF.
    • The POWER lamp is lit (green).




2. Plug the power cable to the AC inlet on the back of the printer.


                                                                             1




                                                                             2




                        No.                                   Name
                          1    AC inlet
                          2    Power cable

3. Plug the cable to the outlet correctly.

      WARNING

•   Do not attempt to plug in electrical plugs with wet hands. Doing so may result in
    electrical shock.
•   Be sure to use the specified voltage (AC 100V-120V/220V-240V). Otherwise,
    electrical shock or fire may occur.
•   Use electricity directly form a power outlet (AC 100V-120V/220V-240V). Do not put
    many loads on one electrical output. Otherwise, heat may be generated and cause
    fire.
•   Be sure to use an outlet with an earth terminal, and use the terminal correctly.
    Otherwise, electrical shock or fire may occur.
•   Do not connect earth cables in the following areas.
    • Gas pipes
       Doing so may cause fire or an explosion.
    • Earth terminals for telephone lines or lightening rods
       Doing so may cause a large flow of voltage if lightening occurs.
    • Water pipes or faucets
       If there is a plastic part in the pipe, the earth will not work correctly.




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      CAUTION

•   Follow the instructions below when handling the power plug. Otherwise, fire may
    occur.
    • Wipe away dust and any other residue before inserting the plug.
    • Ensure that the plug is firmly inserted as far as it will go.
•   Ensure that the plug has been disconnected from the power socket when it is not
    to be used for a long time.
•   Earth wires must be connected to wires or terminals that fulfill the conditions
    below.
    • Earth terminals of power socket
    • Earth wires with copper morsel that is at least 650 mm under ground




       NOTE
•   If you cannot use earth terminals or find any of them, contact the shop where you bought your printer.

•   Do not unplug the power cable when the printer is on.
    If power cable is unplugged, leave the printer for at least 1 minute before plugging the cable in again.




                         No.                                    Name
                          1     Power cable




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3.3 Connecting the foot switch
The connection procedure for the foot switch is described below.
If the pressure roller needs to be raised or lowered, it is possible to control this motion from the foot
switch, instead doing so at the control panel.

        CAUTION

    •    When handling the foot switch, be wary of the following:
         • Do not place anything heavy on the foot switch.
         • Do not bend the cable of the foot switch with force, and do not pull.
         • Do not place the foot switch near thermal devices.



Install the foot switch according to the following procedure.
1. Make sure that the power of the unit is OFF.

        NOTE
•   When the control panel is in the following condition, the power is ON.
    Press the key again to turn the power OFF.
    • The POWER lamp is lit (green).




2. Connect the foot switch cable connector to the foot switch connector on the rear face of the unit, and
   fix into place with a screw.


                                                                                    1




                                                                                    2




                        No.                                   Name
                          1    Foot switch connector
                          2    Foot switch cable

3. Place the foot switch on the floor under the stand.




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                       1




                       No.                    Name
                           1   Foot switch




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3.4 Turning the power ON/OFF
The method to turn the power ON or OFF are described below.


3.4.1 Turning the power ON

Turn the power of the unit ON according to the following procedure.
1. Press the [POWER] key of the control panel, to turn the unit ON.
    • The POWER lamp of the control panel will light (green).


                                           F1                                        F2



                                           F3                                        F4


                                            ERROR

                                            DATA
                                                RECEIVE            MENU
                                                PROCESS


                                            MEDIA SET                             POWER

                                                          CANCEL          ENTER
                                            MEDIA
                                            ROLL


                                            SHEET




2. The unit will initial startup operations.
3. After finishing initial startup operations, the unit will enter the normal operating condition.

       NOTE
•   If there are any problems during the initial startup operation, the unit will display a message on the control panel, and
    the operation may stop.
    If the operation stops, refer to "6. Troubleshooting", and take the appropriate measures.




3.4.2 Turning the power OFF

Turn the power of the unit OFF according to the following procedure.
1. Verify the following regarding the operational condition of the product.
   • There is no printing operation being performed.
   • The Control panel is in a normal status.
2. Push the [POWER] key of the control panel, to turn the product OFF.




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       NOTE
•   The power is ON if the control panel displays the following conditions:
    • The [POWER] key is in the pushed-in condition.
    • The POWER lamp is lit (green).
    Press the [POWER] key again to turn the power OFF.




                                          F1                                        F2



                                          F3                                        F4


                                          ERROR

                                          DATA
                                               RECEIVE            MENU
                                               PROCESS


                                          MEDIA SET                              POWER

                                                         CANCEL          ENTER
                                          MEDIA
                                          ROLL


                                          SHEET




3. Following message is displayed on the operation panel for 3 seconds.

       NOTE
•   If pushing [POWER] key on the operation panel by mistake, push [POWER] key again while the following message
    is displayed.




4. The product will perform the power OFF operation.
    • Following message is displayed on the operation panel.




    • All of the lamp and the LCD of the operation panel will turn OFF.
    • The product will automatically turn the power OFF




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       NOTE
•   If there are any problems during the power OFF operation, the unit will display a message on the operation panel, and
    the operation may stop.
    If the operation stops, refer to "6. Troubleshooting", and take the appropriate measures.




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3.5 Installing ink cartridges
The installation of ink cartridges is explained below.

        CAUTION

    •    When handling ink cartridges, be careful that ink does not get in your eyes or
         on your skin. However, if this happens, flush the area immediately with water.
         Otherwise, your eyes may become congested or inflamed slightly. If you feel
         discomfort, consult a doctor immediately.
    •    Do not disassemble ink cartridges. Otherwise, ink may get in your eyes or on
         your skin.




        NOTE
    •    Use genuine products when filling ink cartridges with ink.
         This product has been tuned for the use of genuine ink cartridges. If other manufacturer's products are used,
         • drawing results become faint or ink ends are not properly detected, and
         • the warranty will not cover (repairs will require a fee) any resultant breakdown.

    •    Refer to the following for the types and details of ink cartridges.
             7.4 Options/Supply list

    •    Do not shake ink cartridges strongly. Otherwise, ink may leak.

    •    Do not disassemble ink cartridges. You cannot use disassembled cartridges.




To install ink cartridges, follow the steps below.
1. Turn the printer on.
2. The printer starts the initialize operation.
   • The following message is displayed on the operation panel.




3. Open the ink compartment cover.

        CAUTION

•   Be careful not to pinch your fingers when opening and closing the ink
    compartment cover.




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                                                                                       1



                     No.                                Name
                       1     Ink compartment

4. Remove the replacement ink cartridge from its package.
5. Attach the ink cartridge to the ink cartridge slot.
   • The ink cartridge must be attached to a specific slot according to the type and color used. Refer to
   the following table to match the ink color and number labeled in front of the slot.
   a. RJ-8000-50 and RJ-8000-64

 Number of                                          Slot Number of Ink Cartridge
               Ink Type
 the colors                     1          2        3          4         5         6           7         8
      4         Dye only/     Black     Yellow    Cyan      Magenta    Magenta    Cyan      Yellow     Black
              Pigment only
      4        Alternate    Black     Cyan     Magenta   Yellow        Yellow    Magenta     Cyan      Black
              Dye/Pigment (Pigment) (Pigment) (Pigment) (Pigment)      (Dye)      (Dye)      (Dye)     (Dye)
      6         Dye only/     Black      Cyan    Cleaning   Cleaning   Yellow    Magenta     Light     Light
              Pigment only                        Fluid      Fluid                           Cyan     Magenta
                   1
      6       Pigment only    Black      Cyan     Green     Orange     Yellow    Magenta   Cleaning   Cleaning
                   2                                                                        Fluid      Fluid
      8       Pigment only    Black      Cyan     Green     Orange     Yellow    Magenta     Light     Light
                                                                                             Cyan     Magenta

   b. RJ-8000-87

 Number of                                          Slot Number of Ink Cartridge
               Ink Type
 the colors                     1          2        3          4         5         6           7         8
      4         Dye only/     Black      Cyan    Magenta    Yellow      Black     Cyan     Magenta    Yellow
              Pigment only
      4        Alternate    Black     Cyan        Black      Cyan      Magenta   Yellow     Magenta   Yellow
              Dye/Pigment (Pigment) (Pigment)     (Dye)      (Dye)      (Dye)    (Dye)     (Pigment) (Pigment)
      6         Dye only/     Black      Cyan    Cleaning   Cleaning   Yellow    Magenta     Light     Light
              Pigment only                        Fluid      Fluid                           Cyan     Magenta
                   1




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 Number of                                            Slot Number of Ink Cartridge
               Ink Type
 the colors                      1            2      3          4       5        6            7         8
      6       Pigment only     Black         Cyan   Green   Orange   Yellow    Magenta   Cleaning    Cleaning
                   2                                                                      Fluid       Fluid
      8       Pigment only     Black         Cyan   Green   Orange   Yellow    Magenta       Light    Light
                                                                                             Cyan    Magenta

    • Insert the cartridge with the arrow mark face-up and pointing to the rear of the printer.
    • Insert the cartridge as far as it will go.



                                                                                         1




                2



                       No.                               Name
                        1    Ink cartridge slot
                        2    Ink cartridge

6. Close the ink compartment cover after installing all ink cartridges.
   • Push the cover firmly until it latches.



                        1




                       No.                               Name
                        1    Ink compartment

7. The printer starts ink replenishment.
   • During replenishment, the printer executes ink replenishment and inaction alternately.




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       NOTE
•   During ink replenishment, note the following.
    • Do not turn the printer off.
    • Do not unplug the power cable.
    • Do not open the front cover.




8. When the ink replenishment is completed, the following message is displayed on the operation panel.




       NOTE
•   Printing the first time after ink replenishment may lead to the following phenomena.
    • Printed line grazes
    • White lines
    If any of there occurs, perform the head cleaning 2 or 3 times and check the printing result.
    If the printing result does not improve after the head cleaning, wait at least one hour, and perform the head cleaning
    again then check the printing result.
    If you still want to make improvements, contact MUTOH local dealer.




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3.6 Media handling
Media handling, attaching media, and setting media type are explained below.

        NOTE
    •    Refer to the following for details such as how to handle the media.
             4.3 Using media




3.6.1 Attaching roll media

The procedure for attaching roll media to the printer is explained below.
To attach roll media, use the scroller that comes with your printer.

        NOTE
    •    You can attach roll media with a 2 inch (outer diameter: 103 mm or smaller) or 3 inch media tube (outer diameter:
         150 mm or smaller) to your printer.




To attach roll media, follow the steps below.

        CAUTION

    •    When setting roll media, place it on top of a desk or other flat surface.
         Setting roll media with the scroller standing up may damage them.



1. Slide and remove the movable flange from the scroller.




                         No.                                   Name
                          1     Scroller
                          2     Movable flange

2. When using a roll media with a media tube diameter of 2 inches, remove the movable flange and the
   fixed flange adapter.




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                                2             3                 3           1




                     No.                             Name
                      1    Movable flange
                      2    Fixed flange
                      3    Adapter

3. Insert the fixed flange into the roll media. Note that the media end is on the left side of the media
   when viewed from the flange side.

                                                          2
                                          1




                     No.                             Name
                      1    Fixed flange
                      2    Roll media

4. Insert the flange until the right end meets the media tube of the roll media.




                     No.                             Name
                      1    Fixed flange
                      2    Roll media

5. Attach the movable flange to the other end of the media to fix the media firmly.




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                         No.                                     Name
                           1    Movable flange
                           2    Roll media

6. Tighten the screw of the movable flange to fix the roll media to the scroller.




                         No.                                     Name
                           1    Movable flange
                           2    Scroller

7. Hold the scroller so the fixed flange is on the left side, and set both ends of the scroller to the scroller
   receivers on the printer.

       NOTE
•   Set the scroller onto the printer correctly by referring to the figure below.
    If the scroller direction is wrong, the printer cannot feed the media correctly.




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                                                             1




                                                      1            2

                     No.                              Name
                       1   Scroller receiver
                       2   Scroller



3.6.2 Loading roll media

The procedure for loading roll media is explained below.
To load roll media, follow the steps below.
1. Turn the printer on.
2. The printer starts the initializing operation.
    • The following message is displayed on the operation panel.




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       NOTE
•   In the following case, follow "4.4.1 Setup menu" and set the items.
    • To use the winding unit : Set to "ON" in the winding unit setup item.
    • To not use the media detection at the media initialization: Set to "OFF" in the media detection setup item.




3. Verify that the sheet lamp on the control panel is unlit.
4. Press [F2] key to raise the pressurizing roller.
    • MEDIA SET lamp is lit. (orange)
    •The following message is displayed on the operation panel.




       NOTE
•   When raising or lowering the pressurizing roller, you can use the foot switch instead of the control panel.




                       1




                         No.                                   Name
                           1    Foot switch

5. Open the front cover.

      CAUTION

•   Be careful not to pinch your fingers when opening and closing the front cover.




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           1




                        No.                                       Name
                           1     Front cover

6. Load the roll media into the insertion slot on the back of the printer.

       NOTE
•   If there is a part not wounded tightly on the end of the roll media, wind it tightly again, then load it.




                                                                        2




                                                                                           1



                         No.                                      Name
                           1     Roll media
                           2     Insertion slot

7. Pull the roll media out about 1m from the front media feed slot which is located inside of the front
   cover.




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       1



       2


                          No.                                     Name
                           1     Insertion slot
                           2     Roll media

8. While holding down the end of the media, hold the scroller and roll out a bit of the media. Remove
   slack and skewness, then align the right edge of the roll media parallel with the media loading
   position.




                                                                             5mm                                              1



                                                                             2



                          No.                                     Name
                           1     Scroller
                           2     Media loading position


       NOTE
•   The media loading position is a guide for setting up the media.

•   If the right edge of the roll media is 5 mm or more from the media setting position side to side, a media set error may
    result if the media is not detected.
    Make sure to set the right edge of the roll media within 5 mm of the media setting position.

•   If it is not possible to set the right edge of the roll media within 5 mm of the media setting position, refer to the figure
    below and set the scroller position.

•   If the right edge of roll media is not in line with the Media loading position,adjust the scroller position as shown below.




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    • When moving the roll media to the left
    Rotate the scroller adjustment screw counterclockwise.




                                        3
                                    4


                                            1                                             2


                         No.                                    Name
                          1     Scroller adjustment screw
                          2     Scroller
                          3     Roll media
                          4     Media loading position

    • When moving the roll media to the right
    Rotate the scroller adjustment screw counterclockwise.




                                        3
                                   4

                                                                                               2
                                                                                          1

                         No.                                    Name
                          1     Scroller adjustment screw
                          2     Scroller
                          3     Roll media
                          4     Media loading position


        TIP
•   When using the winding unit, follow the instructions under "7.5.2 How to use the winding unit" to set the roll sheet to
    the winding unit.




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9. Press the [F2] key on the control panel to lower the pressurizing roller.
     • The MEDIA SET lamp will turn off.
10. Close the front cover.

      CAUTION

•   Be careful not to pinch your fingers when opening and closing the front cover.




       NOTE
•   If you load a new tube of roll media, the media end may not be straight. If so, cut the end of the roll media. See the
    "4.6.1 Cutting media" to cut the roll media.




           




                         No.                                    Name
                          1     Front cover

11. The media initial menu is displayed on the control panel.

        TIP
•   To change the media type, follow the directions in "3.6.4 Setting media type" to set the media type.




3.6.3 Loading sheet media

The procedure for loading sheet media is explained below.


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You can use the following sheet media with your printer.

                    RJ-8000-50                          RJ-8000-64                          RJ-8000-87
Width               A4 to 1273 mm max.                  A4 to 1651 mm max.                  A4 to 2240 mm max.
Length                                                            1300 mm max.

To load sheet media, follow the steps below.

        NOTE
    •    If roll media is attached to the printer, wind the media up and then load the sheet media.




1. Turn the printer on.
2. The printer starts the initialize operation.
    • The following message is displayed on the operation panel.




        NOTE
•   In the following case, follow "4.4.1 Setup menu" and set the items.
    • To not use the media detection at the media initialization: Set to "OFF" in the media detection setup item.




3. Verify that the sheet lamp on the control panel is unlit.
4. Press [F2] key on the control panel to lower the pressurizing roller.
        • The MEDIA SET lamp will light (orange).
    The following message is displayed on the operation panel.




        NOTE
•   When raising or lowering the pressurizing roller, you can use the foot switch instead of the control panel.




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                       1




                       No.                            Name
                           1   Foot switch

5. Open the front cover.

      CAUTION

•   Be careful not to pinch your fingers when opening and closing the front cover.




          1




                       No.                            Name
                           1   Front cover

6. Load the sheet media into the insertion slot in the front of the pritner.




      2

          1




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                         No.                                      Name
                          1     Sheet media
                          2     Insertion slot

7. Set the right edge of the media so that it is parallel with the media setting position.

       NOTE
•   The media set position is a guide for setting up the media.

•   If the right edge of the sheet media is 5 mm or more from the media setting position side to side, a media set error may
    result if the media is not detected. Make sure to set the right edge of the sheet media within 5 mm of the media setting
    position.




                                                                                5mm
           1

                                                                              22



                         No.                                      Name
                          1     Sheet media
                          2     Media loading position

8. Press [F2] key on the control panel to lower the pressurizing roller.
       • The MEDIA SET lamp will turn off.
9. Close the front cover.

       NOTE
•   Be careful not to pinch your fingers when opening and closing the front cover.




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                        No.                                   Name
                          1    Front cover

10. The media initial menu is displayed on the control panel.

        TIP
•   To change the media type, follow the directions in "3.6.4 Setting media type".




3.6.4 Setting media type

The procedure for setting media type is explained below.
To set the media type, follow the steps below.
1. Turn the printer on and load the media.
   • Once the media is set, the media initial menu will be displayed.

        TIP
•   See the following sections to load media.
        3.6.2 Loading roll media
        3.6.3 Loading sheet media




2. Press either of the following keys on the control panel, and select the current media type.
   • When alternating the roll/sheet media selection: [F2]
   • When changing from media loading: [F3]
   • When changing media type: [F4]



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                                  Key
        Setup items                                 Parameters                              Descriptions
                                 name
Media type                     F2          Roll media                     Alternates the roll media type.
                                                                          • Roll media : Set when loading the roll media.
                                           Sheet media
                                                                          • Sheet media : Set when loading the sheet media.
Lever Up/Down                  F3          Lever Up                       Switches between up and down motion of the
                                                                          pressurizing lever.
                                           Lever Down                     Use this when starting over from the media setup.
Media type                     F4          User 1                         Set media type for printing.
                                                                          For setup values of printing operation, eight
                                           User 2                         settings of "user 1-8" can be set.
                                           User 3                              4.4 Menu setup on the operation panel
                                           User 4
                                           User 5
                                           User 6
                                           User 7
                                           User 8

3. Press the [Enter] key on the operation panel.
   • The media type is set.
   • "Media Initial" is displayed on the LCD, and the printer starts the media initial operation.

       NOTE
•   The printer starts the media initial operation when you perform the following at media initial setup menu.
    • Pressing the [CANCEL] key on the operation panel
    • Leaving the printer for 10 seconds without doing anything




4. When the media initial operation finishes, the printer moves to nomal status.
   • The setting media loading procedure is completed.




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3.7 Testprinting
Follow the steps below to do a testprinting and confirm that your printer operates correctly.
1. Turn the power of the unit ON, and set the media.
2. Make sure that your printer is in normal status.

3. Press either the [MENU      ] key or [MENU      ] key on the control panel.
    • The setup menu is diplayed.




4. Press [F3] key on the control panel.
    • "TestPrint: SetupPrint" is displayed on the LCD.




5. Select an item among the following and press the appropriate key, from [F1] key to [F4] key.




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                                 Key
        Setup items                                    Parameters                    Descriptions
                                 name
Test Print (1/2)                 F1          Setup                  Perform Setup Llist.
                                                                        3.7.1 Setup List
                                 F2          Nozzle check           Perform Nozzle check.
                                                                        3.7.2 NozzleCheck
                                 F3          Adj.Uni-D              Perform Alignment fot the uni-direction printing.
                                                                        3.7.3 Alignment
                                 F4          Adj.Bi-D               Perform Alignment fot the bi-direction printing.
                                                                        3.7.3 Alignment
Test Print (2/2)                 F1          Palete                 Perform Color Palette.
                                                                        3.7.4 Color palette
                                 F2          Mainte.                Perform Maintenance record.
                                                                        3.7.5 Maintenance record

6. Print the information on the selected item.
7. After printing, the printer returns to the normal status.




3.7.1 Setup List

Use this function to check the current status of the printer.

        NOTE
    •    Please attach the SetupPrint data on this page.




        TIP
    •    For printing, refer to the following.
              3.7 Testprinting




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Set Up List
Panel                             Ink Status                         Information                  Serial No. = None                                         Temp.   27˚C
  Roll/Cut          = Cut             K : P 92% C : P 85%              Model             = RJ–8000            ! Error !
                                      M : P 90% Y : P 90%              PROM              = V 0.05                  0 : None [     ]            3 : None [    ]
                                      O : P 86% G : P 85%              NVRAM             = V 1.00                  1 : None [     ]            4 : None [    ]
                                      C : P 74% m : P 77%              Opt, Memory       = 256MB                   2 : None [     ]            5 : None [    ]

Media Setup                                                                    Print Mode
  Media             = Matte Yupo         Dist. Adj                               Print Mode 1                                   Print Mode 2
  Thin Out 1 : 100% 2 : 100%              Data X          =    1000.00              Color Mode        = 8 Color                 Color Mode       = 8 Color

           3 : 100% 4 : 100%              Real X          =    1000.00               Condition        = 360        360          Condition        = 540      540

           5 : 100% 6 : 100%             Head Height      =   low                    Inter Lace       = OFF                     Inter Lace       = OFF

           7 : 100% 8 : 100%             Stiffness        = Normal                   Direction        = Bi Dir                  Direction        = Uni Dir

  Ink Dry Timer      =        0 sec      Cut Sheet Size   = Vertical                 Repeat Prn                                 Repeat Prn            1

  Thick             =    114 um          Top Feed         = OFF                       Count           =     1                    Count           = 0.0 sec
                                                                                      Int. Time       = 0.0 sec                  Int. Time       =
Command Setup
  Command            = RTL Pass          Merge            = Last                 Print Mode 3                                   Print Mode 4
                                                                                    Color Mode        = 8 Color                 Color Mode       = 8 Color
  Step               = 0.025mm           Halftoning       = Speed
                                                                                     Condition        = 540        540          Condition        = 540      540
  Position           = P1                ( Origin         = Center )
                                                                                     Inter Lace       = OFF                     Inter Lace       = OFF
  Terminator         = Special           (Position Offset X = 0mm)
                                                                                     Direction        = Direction               Direction        = Direction
  Image Reso.        = 360dpi            (Position Offset X = 0mm)
                                                                                     Repeat Prn                                 Repeat Prn
  Online Timer       =      30 sec
                                                                                      Count           =     1                    Count           =    1
                                                                                      Int. Time       = 0.0 sec                  Int. Time       = 0.0 sec
Layout Setup
  Layout Method      = Command           (Page Size       = auto )
  Joint              = OFF               (Margin          = Normal )
                                                                               Centronics                                       Roll Set
  Cut Pos.           = Data              (Blank Pos.      = Normal )             Mode               = Bi Centro                   Disable
  Media Cut          = Auto

Function Setup                                                                 Utility
  CMYÐ>BLACK         = Yes                                                       Menu Display             Normal
  Scale              = 100.0%                                                    Error Display      = OFF
  Mirror             = OFF                                                       Power On Cleaning = OFF




3.7.2 NozzleCheck

Use this function to check if there is any clogging of nozzles, missing dots, or faint printing.

           NOTE
    •        If printing quality declines, or if missing dots are evident after the NozzleCheck, the print heads need to be
             cleaned.
             See "5.3.3 Head cleaning" to perform head cleaning.
             After finishing the head cleaning, perform the NozzleCheck again.




             TIP
    •        For printing, refer to the following.
                   3.7 Testprinting




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3.7.3 Alignment

Use this function to adjust the print quality for best results.

        NOTE
    •   The print quality of your printer is pre-adjusted when it is shipped.
        When the installation environment of the printer or media type have been changed and print quality declines, use
        this function.




To do the Alignment, follow the steps below.
1. Turn the power of the unit ON, and set the media.
2. Perform an accuracy adjustment printing for alignment according to "3.7 Testprinting".
   • When performing uni-directional printing: Alignment (for the uni-direction printing)
   • When performing bi-directional printing: Alignment (for the uni-direction printing and the bi-
   direction printing)
3. Seeing the line "Head A" of the printing sample, select a number in which the straight line appears
   with the least blur.




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4. Press either the [F2] key or [F4] key to select the number for the line you choose in the previous step.




5. Or Press the [Enter] key on the operation panel to register the setting value of the "Head A".
6. Repeat the steps from 3 to 5 to register all settings followed the "Head B".


3.7.4 Color palette

Use this function to compare the pen color settings of computer with the print color of the printer.

        TIP
    •   For printing, refer to the following.
              3.7 Testprinting




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3.7.5 Maintenance record

Use this function to check the life cycles of the parts of the printer.

        TIP

    •   A parts life is shown by the amount of the       mark (max. 5: remain 100%).

    •   When a parts life cycle comes to an end, the        mark reduces one (each 20%).

    •   If all   marks are reduced, parts life cycle comes to an end.
        Replace the parts that have reached their usable life according to the followings
        •Ink Cart. (1-8):        5.2.1 Replacing ink cartridges
        •Cutter Life:     5.2.3 Replacing the cutting blade
        •Waste Tank:       5.2.4 Replacing the waste liquid tank
        •Other parts: Contact MUTOH local dealer.

    •   For printing, refer to the following.
              3.7 Testprinting




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3.8 Connecting the printer to your PC
How to connect the printer to your PC.


3.8.1 System requirements

To use your printer with the driver, you need a PC that fulfills the following system requirements.

System OS                             Windows2000 Professional
CPU                                   PentiumIII 1 GHz or higher
Memory (RAM)                          512 MB or more
Hard disk space                       10 GB or more


       NOTE
   •    The memory requirements may vary depending on the type of applications you are using and the complexity of
        the document you want to print.

   •    MUTOH recommends you use as large a hard disk and bulk memory as possible.




3.8.2 Selecting cables

This printer loads with the following interface to connect to the computer.
• Centronics interface
• Network interface
The following cables are necessary to connect the printer to the computer. Prepare appropriate cables
according to the computer to be connected and the purpose.
• Centronics interface: Centronics interface cable
• Network interface: 10BASE-T/100BASE-TX Ethernet cable that is compatible with both. (Category 5)

       TIP
   •    See below for the connection procedure.
            3.8.3 Connecting the centronics interface
             3.8.4 Connecting the network interface

   •    See "7.3 Interface Specifications" for the connection procedure.




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3.8.3 Connecting the centronics interface

The procedure for connecting the centronics interface is explained below.
To connect the printer to your computer, follow the steps below.
1. Turn the printer and your computer off.
2. Plug the cable connector of the interface cable into the interface connector on the back of the printer.
   Squeeze the wire clips together until they lock into place.



                                                                                    1




                                                                                        2




                        No.                                    Name
                         1    Centronics interface connector
                         2    Interface cable

3. Plug the other end of the cable into the computer's port.

       TIP
•   See your computer's manual for the procedure for connecting to the computer.




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3.8.4 Connecting the network interface

The procedure for connecting the network interface is explained below.
To connect the printer to the network environment, follow the steps below.

        CAUTION

    •    Follow the instructions below when connecting the network interface cable.
         Otherwise, electrical shock or fire may occur.
         • Do not touch the connector.
         • Do not connect the network cable connector that is not the same
         specification to the interface board.



1. Turn the printer off.
2. Plug the connector of the Ethernet cable into the connector of the network interface board on the back
   of the printer.



                                                                                             




                         No.                                    Name
                          1     Network interface connector
                          2     Interface cable

3. Connect the other end of the Ethernet cable to the network.

        TIP
•   When transferring the printing data from the computer to the product by using the network interface, the printing result
    is not sometimes done properly caused by the printing data size.
    Refer to "Network interface board operation manual" for more details.




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3.9 Installing the printer driver
The procedure for installing the printer driver is explained below.
Install the printer driver after connecting the printer to your computer.
This printer has a floppy disk drive that can read floppy disks made by the following operating systems.
• Windows 95/98
• Windows NT4/2000
See one of the following sections, depending on the OS of your computer.
• Windows 95/98:         3.9.1 Installing the driver for Windows 95/98
• Windows NT4/2000:           3.9.2 Installing the driver for Windows NT4/2000

        TIP
    •   See the following files in the floppy disk for information about the functions and restrictions of the printer driver.
        • Online help
        • Readme file

    •   The latest version of the printer driver can be downloaded from our home page.




3.9.1 Installing the driver for Windows 95/98

Follow the steps below to install the printer driver to your computer.

1. Turn the printer on.

2. Turn your computer on.

3. After checking that your computer has started
   normally, insert the floppy disk labeled "RJ-
   8000 Printer Driver for Windows 95/98" into
   the floppy disk drive of your computer.

4. Double click the My Computer icon, Printers,
   then Add Printer.
    • Add Printer Wizard starts.

5. Click Next.
    • The next setting window appears.




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6. When you are asked "How is this printer
   attached to your computer?", select either
   Local Printer or Network Printer depending on
   your purpose, then click Next.
   • The next setting window appears.




7. When you are asked to "Click the
   manufacturer and model of your printer", click
   Have Disk.
   • The next setting window appears.




8. Specify the floppy disk drive volume letter (If
   you are using a DOS/V compatible computer,
   specify "A:/".) in the command box of "Copy
   manufacturer's files from:", then click OK.
   • The window goes back to the one that shows
   selection lists of "Manufacturers" and
   "Printers".

9. Make sure that one of the following choices is
   selected when you see the "Click the
   manufacturer and model of your printer"
   window again, then click Next.
   • For 50-inch spec: RJ-8000-50
   • For 64-inch spec: RJ-8000-64
   • For 87-inch spec: RJ-8000-87
   • The next setting window appears.




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10. Select the port where your printer is connected
    and click Next when you are asked "Click the
    port you want to use with this printer."
    • For connections using a centronics interface:
    LPT1: ECP Printer Port
    • For connections using a network
    The path where your printer is connected.




11. Set the following and click Next.
    a) Enter any name as your printer's name.
    b) Select either Yes or No when you are asked
    "Do you want your Windows-based programs
    to use this printer as the default printer?"

        TIP
•   You do not have to change the printer name.




12. Select Yes (recommended) or No when you
    are asked "Would you like to print a test
    page?", then click Finish.
    • If you selected Yes (recommended):
    The printer executes TestPrint after the
    installation of the printer driver.
    • If you selected No:
    The printer does not execute TestPrint after the
    installation of the printer driver.

       NOTE
•   If you want the printer to execute the TestPrint
    function, you have to prepare the following on your
    printer.
    • Turning on your printer
    • Media setting
    • Online setting




13. If TestPrint finishes normally, click Yes when
    you are asked "Did the test page print
    correctly?"

14. This completes the installation of your printer
    driver.



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3.9.2 Installing the driver for Windows NT4/2000

Follow the steps below to install the printer driver on your computer.

        NOTE
    •   The following steps are for Windows NT4.0.
        For Windows 2000, see the notes for each step.

    •   Make sure that you are logged in as an Administrator when you install the printer driver.




1. Turn the printer on.

2. Turn your computer on.

3. After checking that your computer has started
   normally, insert the floppy disk labeled "RJ-
   8000 Printer Driver for Windows NT4/2000"
   into the floppy disk drive of your computer.

4. Double click the My Computer icon, Printers,
   then Add Printer.
    • The Add Printer Wizard starts.

5. Select My Computer as the management
   method of your printer, then click Next.
    • The next setting window appears.

        NOTE
•   Follow the steps below to install the printer driver
    for Windows 2000.
    • If you select Local on the Local or Network Printer
    dialog box:
    Uncheck the "Automatically detect and install my
    Plug and Play printer" box.
    • If you find "Digital Signature Not Found" during
    installation:
    Continue installation by clicking Yes.




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6. Select the port where your printer is connected
   from Available Ports and click Next.
    • The next setting window appears.




7. When you are asked to "Click the
   manufacturer and model of your printer", click
   Have Disk.
    • The next setting window appears.




8. Specify the floppy disk drive volume letter (If
   you are using DOS/V compatible computer,
   specify "A:/".) to the command box of "Copy
   manufacturer's files from:", then click OK.
    • The window goes back to the one that shows
    the selection lists of "Manufacturers" and
    "Printers".

9. Select one of the following choices when you
   see the "Click the manufacturer and model of
   your printer" window, then click Next.
   • For 50-inch spec: RJ-8000-50
   • For 64-inch spec: RJ-8000-64
   • For 87-inch spec: RJ-8000-87
   • The next setting window appears.




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10. Set the followings and click Next.
    a) Enter any name as your printer's name.
    b) Select either Yes or No when you are asked
    "Do you want your Windows-based programs
    to use this printer as the default printer?"

       TIP
•   You do not have to change the printer name.




11. Make the setting on whether the printer is used
    on a network or not. Select either Shared or
    Not shared.




12. If you selected Shared, make the following
    settings.
    a) Enter the printer's Shared Name.
    b) Select the operating systems of all
    computers that will be printing to this printer.

      NOTE
•   See the manuals of Windows NT4/2000 for the
    setting of a shared name.




13. When the necessary settings are complete,
    click Next.
    • The next setting window appears.




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14. Select Yes (recommended) or No when you
    are asked "Would you like to print a test
    page?", then click Finish.
    • If you selected Yes (recommended):
    The printer executes TestPrint after the
    installation of the printer driver.
    • If you selected No:
    The printer does not execute TestPrint after the
    installation of the printer driver.

       NOTE
•   If you want the printer to execute the TestPrint
    function, you have to prepare the following on your
    printer.
    • Turning on the printer
    • Media settings
    • Online setting




15. If TestPrint finishes normally, click Yes when
    you are asked "Did the test page print
    correctly?"

16. This completes the installation of your printer
    driver.




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4 Handling the printer

4.1 Introduction
This chapter explains how to handle the printer.



4.2 Drawing flow
The following flow chart illustrates the procedure for drawing with the printer.
Refer to each item as necessary.




       NOTE
   •   Do not open the front cover during printing. Doing so may stop drawing with the printer.
       Though the printer resumes printing after you close the front cover, the quality of printing cannot be guaranteed.




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4.3 Using media
This section describes details on media available for the printer.


4.3.1 Media type

The type and qualities of media greatly much effect the results of drawing. Understand the description
below fully and use the appropriate media for your purpose.
The following are the recommended media for the printer. Select the appropriate media for your purpose.

       NOTE
   •   For more information about the recommended media, contact MUTOH local dealer.

   •   Problems that occur due to usage of media other than those recommended are not guaranteed.




       TIP
   •   When using the recommended media, the setting values for the printing quality is set for each media type.
       For the details of the settings, see "7.4 Options/Supply list".

   •   When printing on media other than those specified, information regarding proper settings for the media type and
       settings for the product should be found on the instructions for the media, or contact the retailer of the media.




4.3.2 Cautions on handling media

When you handle media, pay attention to the following.




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       NOTE
   •   Use recommended media in an appropriate environment.
       Following are the temperature and humidity ranges appropriate for printing.
                                                             Temperature                         Humidity
       The range covered by warranty for printing accuracy 15 °C to 25°C                         40% to 60%
       Rate of change                                        Within 2°C in an hour               Within 5% in an hour

   •   Do not use creased, damaged, torn, curled, or wrapped media.

   •   The size of the recommended sheets can change at a fixed ratio according to the temperature changes of the
       working environment. Before using the sheet, place the sheet in the working environment for at least 30 minutes,
       to have it match the temperature of the working area.

   •   printing before media adjusts to the printing environment may cause media jams due to slippage or creases. This
       also adversely effects the quality of printing.

   •   Media has a printable side and a non-printable side. If you print on a not printable side, blurring or slight touching
       may occur.

   •   Do not touch the printable side of media. Moisture or oil from hands effects the printing quality.

   •   Do not leave the printer for a long time with media loaded. The media may curl resulting in misalignment of
       media, media jams, or decreased printing quality. In particular, avoid this in winter, dry seasons, or during final
       printing.

   •   Do not lose the box or rapping bag for storing media.




4.3.3 Precaution on storing media

When storing media, pay attention to the following.

       NOTE
   •   Store media away from high temperature, high humidity, or direct sunlight.

   •   Store sheet media in the original bag after unpacking.

   •   Unused roll media must be removed from the scroller, rewound tightly, and stored in the original wrapping bag
       and the box.

   •   Do not wet media.




4.3.4 The printing area

printing areas of each media with the printer are as shown below.




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(1) Roll media




(2) Sheet media




4.3.5 Media feed compensation

Depending on thickness of media, media feed amount will change. Printing results may show following
symptoms:
 •Overlapped printing images
 •White lines on printing image, etc
For above cases, adjust media feed compensation value with following procedures.
1. Display Media feed compensation menu on the operation panel by following "4.4 Menu setup on the
   operation panel".
    •The following messages are displayed on the operation panel.




2. Select an item among the following and press the [F1] key or [F3] Key.




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        Setup items        Key name    Parameters                          Descriptions
Dist. Adj.                 F1          Print 1       Perform printing by media feed compensation from the
                                                     current parameter as shown below:
                                                     •Interval: ± 0.10% interval
                                                     •Color: RGB
                           F3          Print 2       Perform printing by media feed compensation (for fine
                                                     adjustment) from the current parameter as shown below:
                                                     •Interval: ± 0.01% interval
                                                     •Color: RGB: using the colors setting in color mode menu.
                                                          4.4.22 Color mode menu

      •The following messages are displayed on the operation panel.




      •Print the information on the selected menu.


             Print 1                0.20%                       Print 2                        0.02%




                                    0.10%                                                      0.01%




       Current parameter            0.00%                   Current parameter                  0.00%




                                    0.10%                                                      0.01%




                                    0.20%                                                      0.02%




3. Confirm printing result by referring the following figure.




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     Print 1


   Parameter              0.10%                    0.20%                    0.10%




                   Input the Parameter



     Print 2


   Parameter              0.01%                    0.02%                    0.01%




                   Input the Parameter



4. When printing by media feed compensation is finished, press [CANCEL] key on the operation panel.
    •The following messages are displayed on the operation panel.




5. Press [F2] key on the operation panel.
     •The following messages are displayed on the operation panel.




6. Press the [F2] key or the [F4] key on the operation panel to set media feed compensation value by
   following the printing result in Step 3.
7. Press the [ENTER] key on the operation panel to confirm setup value.
     •The operation panel shifts to the menu of the previous hierarchy.



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8. Repeat procedure 2-7 until good printing result is obtained.




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4.4 Menu setup on the operation panel
This section describes how to make the Menu settings on the operation panel, and setup items.
Follow the steps below to make the Menu settings.
1. Make sure that the operation panel is normal.




2. Press the [MENU ] key or [MENU                       ] key on the operation panel.
   •The screen shows the Menu.




3. Perform setting of various setup menu by following the below items.

           4.4.1 Setup menu-         4.4.85 Tank change menu

        TIP
•   For functions of the operation panel when the setup menu is displayed, refer to the followings.
       •     2.3.3 Operation panel
       •      2.4.2 Setting menu display

•   For the structure of the setup menu, refer to the followings.
       •      Setup menu structure

•   When page numbers of the setup menu is displayed on the operation panel, display sequence can be changed by
    pushing [MENU       ] key or [MENU       ] key.

•   < >in each table shows the parameters set at the factory (initial settings)




4.4.1 Setup menu

This section describes each setup menu of the printer.




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      NOTE
  •   The Network Settings menu is displayed if the network interface board is installed on the product.

  •   The items on the File Management menu are displayed if a hard disk is installed on the product.




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       Setup items                 Parameters                               Descriptions
Setup menu (1/6)         Ink status               Displays the information (ink status) for each ink cartridge
                                                  installed in the ink cartridge slot.
                                                       4.4.2 Ink status menu
                         Origin set               Set the printing start position (origin) for printing data.
                                                       4.4.3 Origin setup menu
                         Test print               Performs test printing.
                                                       4.4.4 Test print menu
                         Media set                Makes various media settings.
                                                     4.4.5 Media setup menu
Setup menu (2/6)         Print mode               Makes various print mode settings.
                                                       4.4.20 Printing mode menu
                         Command                  Makes various printer commands settings.
                                                     4.4.30 Command setup menu
                         Layout                   Makes various layout function settings.
                                                     4.4.39 Layout setup menu
                         Function                 Makes various processing printing data settings.
                                                       4.4.43 Function setup menu
Setup menu (3/6)         Roll setup               Makes various roll media settings.
                                                     4.4.47 Roll Media setup menu
                         Centro.                  Set Centronics Interface communication mode.
                                                       4.4.49 Centronics menu
                         Network                  Make the settings for the network interface.
                                                     4.4.50 Network setting menu
Setup menu (4/6)         Utility                  Makes various advanced function settings.
                                                       4.4.57 Utility menu
                         Filemng.                 Makes various settings for the processing method of the
                                                  printing data sent from a computer to the installed hard disk in
                                                  the printer.
                                                       4.4.62 File management setup menu
                         Initial                  Returns the parameters to the value set at the factory.
                                                       4.4.68 Initialize setup menu
Setup menu (5/6)         Data dump                The dump printing for the online feature check will be
                                                  performed.
                                                       4.4.81 Data dump menu
                         Head clean               Head cleaning is performed.
                                                      4.4.82 Head clean menu
Setup menu (6/6)         Cutter chg.              The cutting blade is replaced.
                                                       4.4.83 Cutter change menu
                         Wiper clean              Clean the wiper.
                                                       4.4.84 Wiper clean menu
                         Tank chg.                Tank is replaced.
                                                      4.4.85 Tank change menu




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        Setup items                    Parameters                                       Descriptions
Setup menu (1/6-6/6)           -                                • [CANCEL] key: Cancel the setup menu, and shift to the
                                                                normal condition.


        TIP
    •   By using the software server RIP (option), some setups for printing can be set by the RIP.
        For details, refer to the operation manual of the products.




4.4.2 Ink status menu

Displays the information (ink status) for each ink cartridge installed in the ink cartridge slot.




        Setup items                    Parameters                                       Descriptions
Ink status                     Ink status for the ink cartridge • Display
                               slots 1 - 8.                      • Line 2: ink cartridge slots 1 - 3
                                                                 • Line 3: ink cartridge slots 4 - 6
                                                                 • Line 4: ink cartridge slots 7 - 8
                                                                • Symbols
                                                                 • Ink Color:
                                                                  K : Black, C : Cyan, M : Magenta, Y : Yellow
                                                                  c : Light Cyan, m : Light Magenta
                                                                  O : Orange, G : Green, W : Cleaning fluid
                                                                 • Type of Ink:
                                                                  D: dye, P: pigment, X : Cleaning fluid
                                                                 • Ink Remaining:
                                                                  0 - 100(%)
                               -                                • [CANCEL] key: shift to the previous hierarchy menu.
                                                                    4.4.1 Setup menu


        NOTE
    •   To display the Ink Status menu, be sure to use the recommended ink cartridges.
        If any other ink cartrige is used, the ink status will not be displayed correctly.




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4.4.3 Origin setup menu

Set printing start position (origin) for printing data.
Set this when you want to re-print to blank area of the printed media by changing the layout of the
printing data.




        Setup items                     Parameters                                      Descriptions
Origin setting                 • L: Media feed value            Change print head position and media feed amount by
                               • W: Print head movement         operating the following keys.
                               value                             • [F1] key: Feeds media forward.
                               (Unit: mm)                        • [F2] key: Moves the print head to the left.
                                                                 • [F3] key: Feeds media backward.
                                                                 • [F4] key: Moves the print head to the right.
                                                                 • [ENTER] key: Determines the setup values then return to
                                                                the previous hierarchical menu.
                                                                     4.4.1 Setup menu




       NOTE
   When printing from the data saved in the hard disk, the printing will start from the same printing start position as when
   the printing data was written, regardless of the home position setting value.




        TIP
   •    The origin setup menu automatically ends after none of keys are pressed for a certain period, to avoid drying the
        print head.




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4.4.4 Test print menu

Perform Test print.




            Setup                   Parameters                             Descriptions
Test print (1/2)          Setup                    Performs setup printing.
                                                       3.7.1 Setup List
                          NozzleCheck              Performs nozzle check printing.
                                                        3.7.2 NozzleCheck
                          Adj. Uni-D               Performs accuracy adjustment printing in one
                                                       3.7.3 Alignment
                          Adj. Bi-D                Performs accuracy adjustment printing in two directions.
                                                        3.7.3 Alignment
Test print (2/2)          Pallete                  Performs pallet printing.
                                                        3.7.4 Color palette
                          Mainte.                  Maintenance status printing is performed.
                                                       3.7.5 Maintenance record
Test print (1/2-2/2)      -                        • [CANCEL] key: shift to the previous hierarchy menu.
                                                        4.4.1 Setup menu



4.4.5 Media setup menu

Perform various settings for media.




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       Setup items                   Parameters                             Descriptions
Media set                 Media                     Makes setting for media type used for test printing.
                                                       4.4.6 Media type menu
                          Cut size                  When setting sheet media in the tray, set the method for
                                                    detecting the size of the media.
                                                         4.4.16 Cut size menu
                          Top feed                  Set the amount of media to be fed when printing begins.
                                                    Make this setting when using roll media.
                                                         4.4.17 Top feed menu
                          Media cut                 The method of cutting the media after printing is set here.
                                                         4.4.18 Media cut menu
                          -                         • [CANCEL]key: Shift to the previous hierarchy menu.
                                                        4.4.1 Setup menu



4.4.6 Media type menu

Set media type for printing.




       Setup items                   Parameters                             Descriptions
Media (1/2)               User 1                    Set the type of media used for printing.
                                                    For setup values of printing operation, eight settings of "user
                          User 2
                                                    media 1-8" can be set.
                          User 3                         4.4.7 User media menu
                          User 4
Media (2/2)               User 5
                          User 6
                          User 7
                          User 8
Media (1/2-2/2)           -                         • [CANCEL] key: Shift to the previous hierarchy menu.
                                                        4.4.5 Media setup menu




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4.4.7 User media menu

Makes various settings on user define media.
In the User media menu, for each setup value of following printing operation, eight settings of "user
media 1-8" can be set.

       NOTE
   •    When medias other than the recommended medias are used (user media), the following problems may occur.
        • Media detection error
        • Obliqued, torn, and creased media
        • media jams
        • Decrease in print quality due to blurring, missing, or smudging of ink
        • End detection error of roll media
        Problems caused by using media other than the recommended will void the warranty.
        For more information, contact MUTOH local dealer.




       Setup items                    Parameters                                  Descriptions
User 1-8 (1/2)               ThinOut                      Set the amount of ink discharged while printing according to
                                                          the media type.
                                                               4.4.8 Ink amount menu
                             InkDryTimer                  In order to let the ink for the printing dry, the wait time from
                                                          the time of work end to the next printing is set here.
                                                               4.4.9 InkDry menu
                             Height                       Set the distance (head height) from print head face to media.
                                                               4.4.10 HeadHeight menu
                             Stiff                        Makes the setting for the absorbing power of the media to the
                                                          printing board depending on the hardness of the media.
                                                               4.4.11 Stiff menu
User 1-8 (2/2)               Thick                        Makes the setting on the width of the media to be used.
                                                               4.4.12 Thickness menu
                             Dist.Adj                     Perform various settings for media feed compensation.
                                                               4.4.13 Media feed compensation menu
User 1-8 (1/2-2/2)           -                            • [CANCEL] key: Shift to the previous hierarchy menu.
                                                              4.4.6 Media type menu




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4.4.8 Ink amount menu

Set the amount of ink discharged while printing according to the media type.




         Setup items               Parameters                                     Descriptions
Change                     50%-<100%>                       Use the following keys to change the amount of ink.
                                                            • [F2] key : Increases the setting vaue.
                                                            • [F4] key : Reduces the setting vaue.
                                                            • [ENTER] key : Sets the setting value, and moves the screen
                                                            to the menu of the previous hierarchy.
                                                            • [CANCEL] key : Cancels the setting value, and moves the
                                                            screen to the menu of the previous hierarchy.
                                                                 4.4.7 User media menu



4.4.9 InkDry menu

Set waiting period from the end of operation to the start of next printing to dry ink on the printed media.




         Setup items               Parameters                                     Descriptions
InkDryTimer                0 to <30 sec. > to 270 sec. to   Change InkDry time by operating the following keys.
                           60 min.                          • [F2] key: Increase setup value.
                                                            • [F4] key: Decrease setup value.
                                                            • [ENTER] key: Confirm setup value, shift to the previous
                                                            hierarchy menu.
                                                            • [CANCEL] key: Cancel setup value, shift to the previous
                                                            hierarchy menu.
                                                                 4.4.7 User media menu



4.4.10HeadHeight menu

Set the distance (head height) from the print head face to media.
Head height can be changed to three levels according to media thickness.




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         Setup items                     Parameters                                    Descriptions
Height                          <low>                           Make this setting when using thin media with a thickness of
                                                                80µm (0.08mm) to 300µm (0.3mm).
                                Middle                          Make this setting when using thin media with a thickness of
                                                                300µm (0.3mm) to 700µm (0.7mm).
                                High                            Make this setting when using thin media with a thickness of
                                                                700µm (0.7mm) to 1000µm (1.0mm).
                                -                               After setting, shift to the previous hierarchy menu.
                                                                    4.4.7 User media menu


         NOTE
    •    Set the height of the head in relation to the thickness of the media.
         • If the setting is set to "High" and the print is created on thin media, good quality print results will not be
         achieved.
         • If the setting is set to "Low" and thick media is used, the media and print head will come into contact and may
         result in damage the product.




4.4.11Stiff menu

Set media sticking force to the media guide according to media stiffness.




         Setup items                     Parameters                                    Descriptions
Stiff                           <Normal>                        Setting for normal media.
                                Soft                            Setting for soft media where media feeding errors and media
                                                                jams may occur.
                                -                               After setting, shift to the previous hierarchy menu.
                                                                    4.4.7 User media menu



4.4.12Thickness menu

Set media thickness.


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        Setup items                   Parameters                                    Description
Thick                         50µm-<100µm>-1500µm            Change media thickness by operating the following keys.
                                                             • [F2]key: Increase setup value.
                                                             • [F4]key: Decrease setup value.
                                                             • [ENTER]key: Confirm setup value, shift to the previous
                                                             hierarchy menu.
                                                             • [CANCEL] key: Cancel setup value, shift to the previous
                                                             hierarchy menu.
                                                                  4.4.7 User media menu



4.4.13Media feed compensation menu

Perform various settings for media feed compensation

        TIP
   •    For details of the media feed compensation, refer to "4.3.5 Media feed compensation".




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         Setup items             Parameters                             Description
Dist.Adj                Print1                   Perform printing by media feed compensation from the
                                                 current parameter as shown below:
                                                 • Interval: ± 0.10% interval
                                                 • Color: RGB
                                                 Shift to the next hierarchy menu.
                                                      4.4.15 Printing by Media feed compensation menu
                        Change                   Change media feed compensation value.
                                                 Shift to the next hierarchy menu.
                                                      4.4.14 Change media feed compensation value menu
                        Print2                   Perform printing by media feed compensation (for fine
                                                 adjustment) from the current parameter as shown below:
                                                 • Interval: ± 0.01% interval
                                                 • Color: RGB : using the colors setting in color mode menu.
                                                      4.4.22 Color mode menu
                                                 Shift to the next hierarchy menu.
                                                      4.4.15 Printing by Media feed compensation menu
                        -                        • [CANCEL]key: Shift to the previous hierarchy menu.
                                                     4.4.7 User media menu



4.4.14Change media feed compensation value menu

Change media feed compensation value.




         Setup items             Parameters                             Description
Change                  90.00%-<100.00%>-        Change media feed compensation value by operating the
                        110.00%                  following keys.
                                                  • [F2] key: Increase setup value.
                                                  • [F4] key: Decrease setup value.
                                                  • [ENTER] key: Confirm setup value, shift to the previous
                                                 hierarchy menu.
                                                  • [CANCEL] key: Cancel setup value, shift to the previous
                                                 hierarchy menu.
                                                      4.4.13 Media feed compensation menu



4.4.15Printing by Media feed compensation menu

Perform printing by media feed compensation.




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       Setup items                           Parameters                                   Description
Dist.Adj                          Printing                        Now printing by media feed compensation. Wait for a while
                                                                  until printing is finished.
                                  -                               • [CANCEL] key: Products perform following operations.
                                                                    • Media feed correction printing is finished.
                                                                    • Eject media.
                                                                    • Shift to the previous hierarchy menu.
                                                                      4.4.13 Media feed compensation menu



4.4.16Cut size menu

When setting sheet media in the tray, set the method for detecting the size of the media.




       Setup items                           Parameters                                   Description
Cut Size                          <Auto>                          The length and width of the sheet media is automatically
                                                                  detected.
                                  Length                          Make this setting when placing normal size sheet media on the
                                                                  tray vertically.
                                  Width                           Make this setting when placing normal size sheet media on the
                                                                  tray horizontally.
                                  -                               After setting, shift to the previous hierarchy menu.
                                                                      4.4.5 Media setup menu


       TIP
   •       When using sheet media other than recommended media, set to "blank form vertical" or "blank form horizontal".

   •       The following size of sheet media can be set in this product.
           • ISO series (A0, A1, A2, A3, A4)
           • JIS series (B1, B2, B3, B4)
           • ARCH series (A, B, C, D)




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4.4.17Top feed menu

Set the amount of media to be fed when printing begins. Make this setting when using roll media.




       Setup items                 Parameters                              Description
Top feed                  <0mm>-400mm              Use the following keys to change the amount of media to be
                                                   fed.
                                                   • "F2" key: Increases the setting vaue.
                                                   • "F4" key: Reduces the setting vaue.
                                                   • "ENTER" key: Sets the setting value, and moves the screen
                                                   to the menu of the previous hierarchy.
                                                   • [CANCEL] key: Cancel setup value, shift to the previous
                                                   hierarchy menu.
                                                        4.4.5 Media setup menu



4.4.18Media cut menu

Set media cut method after printing.




       Setup items                 Parameters                             Descriptions
Media cut                 Auto                     After printing is complete, the media is sent to the media cut
                                                   position and automatically cut.
                                                       4.6.1 Cutting media
                          Manual                   Feed media to the media cut position after printing.
                                                   Use regular cutting blades available from hardware stores.
                                                       4.6.2 Media cutting procedure
                          Off                      No media feed after printing.
                          -                        • When "Auto" is selected, the screen proceeds to the
                                                   Minimum Cut Length menu.
                                                       4.4.19 Shortest cut menu
                                                   • If "Manual" or "Off" is selected, the screen changes to the
                                                   menu of the previous hierarchy.
                                                       4.4.5 Media setup menu




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       NOTE
   •    For the situations shown below, the media cut settings are always changed to "Off" regardless of previous
        settings.
        • When "Take-up Mechanism" is set for the media detection settings (      4.4.59 Media detection menu)

   •    When using the media shown below, set the media cut setting to "Manual".
        If set to "Auto", the following errors may occur.
        • Cloth material: The cloth fiber is not completely cut.
        • Media with glue: Glue will adhere to the cutting blade and decrease cutting performance.




4.4.19Shortest cut menu

Set the minimum page length for cutting media.




       Setup items                    Parameters                                     Descriptions
Shortest Cut Paper            <100mm>-700mm                  Use the following keys to change minimum page length for
                                                             cutting media.
                                                              • [F2] key : Increases the setting vaue.
                                                              • [F4] key : Reduces the setting vaue.
                                                              • [ENTER] key : Sets the setting value, and moves the screen
                                                             to the menu of the previous hierarchy.
                                                              • [CANCEL] key: Cancel setup value, shift to the previous
                                                             hierarchy menu.
                                                                  4.4.5 Media setup menu



4.4.20Printing mode menu

Perform various settings for Printing mode.




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       Setup items                Parameters                                 Descriptions
Print mode                Print mode 1               For each setup value of Printing mode, four settings of
                                                     "Printing mode 1" - "Printing mode 4" can be set.
                          Print mode 2
                                                         4.4.21 Printing mode setup menu
                          Print mode 3
                          Print mode 4
                          -                          • [CANCEL] key: Shift to the previous hierarchy menu.
                                                         4.4.1 Setup menu



4.4.21Printing mode setup menu

Perform various settings for Printing mode.
For each setup value of Printing mode, four settings of "Printing mode 1" - "Printing mode 4" can be set.




       Setup items                Parameters                                 Descriptions
Prn mode 1-4(1/2)         Color mode                 Set the number of colors used for printing.
                                                         4.4.22 Color mode menu
                          Printing quality           Set printing quality.
                                                          4.4.23 Printing quality menu
                          Printing direction         Set print head moving direction for printing.
                                                         4.4.25 Printing direction menu
                          Repeat printing            Make settings for the repeat print.
                                                        4.4.26 Repeat printing menu
Prn mode 1-4(2/2)         Head Speed                 Set printing speed during printing.
                                                         4.4.29 Head speed menu
Prn mode 1-4(1/2-2/2)     -                          •[CANCEL] key: Shift to the previous hierarchy menu.
                                                         4.4.1 Setup menu




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4.4.22Color mode menu

Set the color mode used for printing.
 The following settings can be made according to the type of equipment used and the type of ink
cartridges installed.
(1) When four colors of ink cartridges (dye only / pigment only) are installed in RJ-8000-87.




        Setup items                Parameters                                 Descriptions
Color mode                 4 Col. Nor.                Use the four print heads to print.
(four colors:87inch)
                           4 Col. High                Use the eight print heads to print.
                           -                          •[CANCEL] key: shift to the previous hierarchy menu.
                                                          4.4.21 Printing mode setup menu

(2) When four colors of ink cartridges are installed (switching between dyes and pigments).




        Setup items                Parameters                                 Descriptions
Color mode                 4 Col. Dye                 The print is created with four KCMY (dye) colors.
(4 Colors:dye/pigments)
                           4 Col. Pig.                The print is created with four KCMY (pigments) colors.
                           -                          • [CANCEL] key: shift to the previous hierarchy menu.
                                                          4.4.21 Printing mode setup menu

(3) When six colors or eight colors of ink cartridges are installed.




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        Setup items                   Parameters                           Descriptions
Color mode                    6 Col. LcLm            The print is created with six KCMYLcLm colors.
(six colors / eight colors)
                              6 Col. OG              The print is created with six KCMYOG colors.
                              eight Col.             The print is created with eight KCMYOGLcLm colors.
                              -                      • [CANCEL] key: shift to the previous hierarchy menu.
                                                          4.4.21 Printing mode setup menu



4.4.23Printing quality menu

Set printing quality.
Select printing quality with consideration to applications of printing data and printing speed.




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        Setup items                Parameters                              Descriptions
Condition (1/5)           <360 × 360dpi>            The display changes to interlace setup items after the print
                                                    quality items settings are finished.
                          720 × 360dpi
                                                        4.4.24 InterLace Setup menu
                          360 × 720dpi
                          Diagonal 720dpi
Condition (2/5)           720 × 720dpi
                          1080 × 1080dpi
                          1440 × 720dpi
                          720 × 1440dpi
Condition (3/5)           Diagonal 1440dpi
                          1440 × 1440dpi
                          2160 × 1080dpi
                          1080 × 2160dpi
Condition (4/5)           Diagonal 2160dpi
                          2160 × 2160dpi
                          2880 × 1440dpi
                          1440 × 2880dpi
Condition (5/5)           Diagonal 2280dpi
                          2280 × 2280dpi
Condition (1/5-5/5)       -                         • [CANCEL] key: Shift to the previous hierarchy menu.
                                                        4.4.21 Printing mode setup menu



4.4.24InterLace Setup menu

Set the over printing method (interlace method) for printing.




        Setup items                Parameters                              Descriptions
Interlace                 1 pass                    Over printing is not performed.
                          1 pass Few                Over printing is performed only on the joint area between
                                                    lines.
                          2 pass                    Over-printing is performed twice for each line.
                          4 pass                    Over-printing is performed fourth for each line.
                          -                         After setting, shift to the previous hierarchy menu.
                                                        4.4.20 Printing mode menu




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4.4.25Printing direction menu

Set print head moving direction for printing.




       Setup items                   Parameters                                Descriptions
Direction                  UniDir.                  Prints in one direction.
                           BiDir.                   Prints bi-directionally.
                           -                        After setting, shift to the previous hierarchy menu.
                                                        4.4.21 Printing mode setup menu



4.4.26Repeat printing menu

Make settings for the repeat print.




       Setup items                   Parameters                                Descriptions
Repeat Prn                 Count                    Set the number of repeats per line of printing.
                                                         4.4.27 Repeat times menu
                           Interval Time            Set interval time for the repeat print.
                                                         4.4.28 Interval time menu
                           -                        After setting, shift to the previous hierarchy menu.
                                                         4.4.21 Printing mode setup menu



4.4.27Repeat times menu

Set the number of repeats per line of printing.




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        Setup items                 Parameters                                      Descriptions
Count                       <Once> to 99 times                Change repeat times by operating the following keys.
                                                               • [F2] key: Increase setup value.
                                                               • [F4] key: Decrease setup value.
                                                               • [ENTER] key: Confirm setup value, shift to the previous
                                                              hierarchy menu.
                                                               • [CANCEL] key: Cancel setup value, shift to the previous
                                                              hierarchy menu.
                                                                   4.4.26 Repeat printing menu



4.4.28Interval time menu

Set interval time for the repeat print.




        Setup items                 Parameters                                      Descriptions
Interval Time               <0.0 sec.> to 0.1 to 5.0 sec.     Change interval time by operating the following keys.
                                                               • [F2] key: Increase setup value.
                                                               • [F4] key: Decrease setup value.
                                                               • [ENTER] key: Confirm setup value, shift to the previous
                                                              hierarchy menu.
                                                               • [CANCEL] key: Cancel setup value, shift to the previous
                                                              hierarchy menu.
                                                                   4.4.26 Repeat printing menu



4.4.29Head speed menu

Set printing speed during printing.




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       Setup items              Parameters                                  Descriptions
Head Speed               <Normal>                  Print at normal printing speed.
                         Fine                      Print at about a half slower than normal printing speed.
                                                   Printing time increases approx. twice as normal.
                                                   Make this setting for the printing quality being better.


                                                           NOTE
                                                   •    The printing quality may not being better by the
                                                        printing conditions that you use.



                         -                         • [CANCEL] key: Shift to the previous hierarchy menu.
                                                       4.4.21 Printing mode setup menu



4.4.30Command setup menu

Perform various settings for printer commands.




       Setup items              Parameters                                  Descriptions
Command (1/2)            Command                   Make the settings for the conditions of printer commands sent
                                                   from the computer to the product.
                                                        4.4.31 Command select menu
                         Step                      Set the units for amount of movement for printing.
                                                        4.4.32 Print step menu
                         Position                  Set the initial writing position for printing.
                                                        4.4.33 Print position menu
                         Terminator                Set the functions for when printing is complete for printer
                                                   commands included in printing data.
                                                        4.4.34 Terminator menu




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       Setup items                  Parameters                              Descriptions
Command (2/2)             Resolu.                    Makes settings for image resolution while printing with image
                                                     data.
                                                          4.4.35 Image resolution menu
                          OnlineTimer                Makes settings for the time from the end of receiving printing
                                                     data from a computer to recognizing the end of printing data.
                                                          4.4.36 Online time out menu
                          Overwrite                  Set the printing method for areas where figures overlap on the
                                                     printing data.
                                                          4.4.37 Overwrite menu
                          Halftone                   When creating prints of MH-GL/GL2 (vector) data and RTL-
                                                     PASS (raster) data that has not been converted into binary, set
                                                     the gradation sequence representation method.
                                                          4.4.38 Halftone menu
Command (1/2-2/2)         -                          • [CANCEL] key: Shift to the previous hierarchy menu.
                                                         4.4.1 Setup menu



4.4.31Command select menu

Make the settings for the conditions of printer commands sent from the computer to the product.




       Setup items                  Parameters                              Descriptions
Command                   MH-GL, GL2                 Set to MH-GL, GL2.
                          MH-GL2                     Set to MH- GL2.
                          <RTL-PASS>                 Set to RTL-PASS.
                          -                          After setting, shift to the previous hierarchy menu.
                                                         4.4.30 Command setup menu



4.4.32Print step menu

Set the units for amount of movement for printing.




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       Setup items                   Parameters                              Descriptions
Step                        <0.010mm>               Set the printing units to 0.010mm.
                            <0.025mm>               Set the printing units to 0.025mm.
                            -                       After setting, shift to the previous hierarchy menu.
                                                        4.4.30 Command setup menu



4.4.33Print position menu

Set the initial writing position for printing.




       Setup items                   Parameters                              Descriptions
Position                    <P1>                    Set the initial location of the scaling point.
                            LL                      Set the lower left position of the hard clip.
                            Full                    Set the lower left position of the media.
                            -                       After setting, shift to the previous hierarchy menu.
                                                         4.4.30 Command setup menu



4.4.34Terminator menu

Set the functions for when printing is complete for printer commands included in printing data.




       Setup items                   Parameters                              Descriptions
Terminator                  Normal                  This is used only for printer command functions.
                            <Special>               The SP0;(SP;) command is recognized as the end of the data.
                            -                       After setting, shift to the previous hierarchy menu.
                                                        4.4.30 Command setup menu



4.4.35Image resolution menu

Set resolution for image data for printing.


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        Setup items                Parameters                             Descriptions
Resolu. (1/3)             300dpi                   Makes settings for image resolution while printing with image
                                                   data.
                          <360dpi>
                          600dpi
                          720dpi
Resolu. (2/3)             1080dpi
                          1200dpi
                          1440dpi
                          2160dpi
Resolu. (3/3)             2880dpi
Resolu. (1/3-3/3)         -                        After setting, shift to the previous hierarchy menu.
                                                        4.4.30 Command setup menu



4.4.36Online time out menu

Set time from the moment of receiving termination of printing data sent by computer to the recognition
of end of printing data.




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       Setup items                 Parameters                                Descriptions
OnlineTimer               OFF/2sec. - <30sec.> -     Change the Online time out time by operating the following
                          800sec.                    keys.
                                                      • [F2] key: Increase setup value.
                                                      • [F4] key: Decrease setup value.
                                                      • [ENTER] key: Confirm setup value, shift to the previous
                                                     hierarchy menu.
                                                      • [CANCEL] key: Cancel setup value, shift to the previous
                                                     hierarchy menu.
                                                          4.4.30 Command setup menu



4.4.37Overwrite menu

Set the printing method for areas where figures overlap on the printing data.




       Setup items                 Parameters                                Descriptions
Overwrite                 <Last>                     The color of the print created afterward is given priority.
                          Mix                        The colors of overlapping areas are mixed and printed.
                          -                          After setting, shift to the previous hierarchy menu.
                                                          4.4.30 Command setup menu



4.4.38Halftone menu

When creating prints of MH-GL/GL2 (vector) data and RTL-PASS (raster) data that has not been
converted into binary, set the gradation sequence representation method.




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         Setup items                       Parameters                                      Descriptions
Halftone                         <Speed>                           Use the error diffusion matrix to perform rapid gradation
                                                                   representation.
                                 Quality                           Gradation representation is performed at high quality
                                                                   according to the method of minimal average error.
                                 Thin                              When printing data created for a competitor's printer, make
                                                                   this setting if the "Speed" setting could result in dark prints.
                                 -                                 After setting, shift to the previous hierarchy menu.
                                                                        4.4.30 Command setup menu



4.4.39Layout setup menu

Makes various settings on layout function.

       NOTE
   •     The layout function automatically determines the size of printing data sent from the computer, and then
         determines the amount of roll media required to print without wasting media.

   •     If sheet media is set in the tray, the layout function is disabled.




         Setup items                       Parameters                                      Descriptions
Layout                           Direct                            Set the layout method for printing data.
                                                                        4.4.40 Layout method menu
                                 Joint                             Makes settings for stitching print.
                                                                        4.4.41 Joint printing menu
                                 CtPos.                            Set the media cutting position for after printing is complete.
                                                                        4.4.42 Cutting position Menu
                                 -                                 •[CANCEL] key: Shift to the previous hierarchy menu.
                                                                        4.4.1 Setup menu



4.4.40Layout method menu

Set the layout method for printing data.




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          Setup items              Parameters                                 Descriptions
Direct.                    <Command>                  If there is a page size specification command for the printing
                                                      data, the media size is determined from the region specified by
                                                      the page size specification command to position the data.
                           MAX-MIN                    Regardless of coordinate origin and page size specification
                                                      commands, the media size on which data is collected is
                                                      determined by the maximum and minimum values of the
                                                      actual data, and the data is located so that the center of the
                                                      region is the same as the center of the media.
                           -                          After setting, shift to the previous hierarchy menu.
                                                           4.4.39 Layout setup menu



4.4.41Joint printing menu

Set joint printing.




          Setup items              Parameters                                 Descriptions
Joint                      <Off>                      Does not perform stitching print.
                           On                         Performs stitching print
                           -                          After setting, shift to the previous hierarchy menu.
                                                          4.4.39 Layout setup menu



4.4.42Cutting position Menu

Set the media cutting position for after printing is complete.




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       Setup items                 Parameters                                   Descriptions
Cut Pos.                  Standard                   Cut the media to fit the set media width, and so that it meets
                                                     the regulated size.
                          <Data>                     Cut the media according to the size of the printing data.
                          -                          After setting, shift to the previous hierarchy menu.
                                                            4.4.39 Layout setup menu



4.4.43Function setup menu

Perform various settings for processing of printing data.




       Setup items                 Parameters                                   Descriptions
Function                  CMY→K                      Makes settings for printing method to present black.
                                                            4.4.44 CMY→K menu
                          Scale                      Set the enlargement and reduction ratios for printing data.
                                                            4.4.45 Scale menu
                          Mirror                     Set this to draw reversed printing data.
                                                          4.4.46 Mirror menu
                          -                          • [CANCEL] key: Shift to the previous hierarchy menu.
                                                            4.4.1 Setup menu



4.4.44CMY→K menu

Set how to draw black.




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        Setup items                Parameters                               Descriptions
CMY→K                       <No>                     • If MH-GL, GL2 are set on the Command Settings menu, be
                                                     sure to use CMY (mixed colors) ink.
                                                     • If RTL-PASS is set, use both CMY (mixed colors) ink and
                                                     K (black) ink.
                            Yes                      Always use K (black) ink.
                            -                        After setting, shift to the previous hierarchy menu.
                                                         4.4.43 Function setup menu



4.4.45Scale menu

Set the enlargement and reduction ratios for printing data.




        Setup items                Parameters                               Descriptions
Scale                       25% - <100%> - 400%      Use the following keys to change enlargement and reduction
                                                     ratios.
                                                     •[F2] key: Increases the setting vaue.
                                                     •[F4] key: Reduces the setting vaue.
                                                     •[ENTER] key: Sets the setting value, and moves the screen
                                                     to the menu of the previous hierarchy.
                                                     •[CANCEL] key: Cancel setup value, shift to the previous
                                                     hierarchy menu.
                                                         4.4.43 Function setup menu



4.4.46Mirror menu

Set this to print reversed printing data.




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         Setup items                Parameters                                Descriptions
Mirror                    <Off>                    No reversal of printing data.
                          Y ON                     Set this for printing when data is reversed to Y-axis.
                                                                               Y




                                                                                                            Media feeding direction
                                                                Mirror Y On              Mirror Off

                                                                 CBA                     ABC

                                                        X                      0

                          -                        After setting, shift to the previous hierarchy menu.
                                                            4.4.43 Function setup menu



4.4.47Roll Media setup menu

Perform various settings for roll media.




         Setup items                Parameters                                Descriptions
Roll setup                Disable                  Set this when roll media setup is not used.
                          Roll 1                   For each setup value of roll media, 3 settings of "Roll media
                                                   1" - "Roll media 3" can be set.
                          Roll 2
                                                        4.4.48 Roll media length menu
                          Roll 3
                          -                        • [CANCEL] key: Shift to the previous hierarchy menu.
                                                       4.4.1 Setup menu



4.4.48Roll media length menu

Set roll media length.




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          Setup items                       Parameters                                    Descriptions
Roll 1-4                          1 m to <30 m>to 99 m            Change roll media length by operating the following keys.
                                                                   • [F2] key: Increase setup value.
                                                                   • [F4] key: Decrease setup value.
                                                                   • [ENTER] key: Confirm setup value, shift to the previous
                                                                  hierarchy menu.
                                                                   • [CANCEL] key: Cancel setup value, shift to the previous
                                                                  hierarchy menu.
                                                                       4.4.47 Roll Media setup menu


                                                                          NOTE
                                                                  •    When replacing the roll media, set roll media length
                                                                       again.
                                                                       If roll media length isn't set up, amount of the
                                                                       remaining roll media may not displayed properly.




4.4.49Centronics menu

Set communication mode to Centronics interface.




          Setup items                       Parameters                                    Descriptions
Centro.                           Centro.                         Set communication mode to Centronics mode.
                                  <Bi Centro>                     Set communication mode to Bi-Centronics mode.
                                  -                               After setting, shift to the previous hierarchy menu.
                                                                      4.4.1 Setup menu



4.4.50Network setting menu

Make the settings for the network interface.

       NOTE
   •       The Network Settings menu is displayed if the network interface board is installed on the product.

   •       Be sure to consult with the network administrator before making the settings for the items in the Network Settings
           menu.




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       Setup items                   Parameters                            Descriptions
Network (1/2)              IP address               Set the IP address of the product.
                                                         4.4.51 IP address menu
                           Subnet mask              Set the subnet mask of the product.
                                                         4.4.52 Subnet mask menu
                           Gateway                  Set the IP address of the connected gateway.
                                                         4.4.53 Gateway menu
                           DHCP                     Make the settings for the DHCP function of the network
                                                    server.
                                                         4.4.54 DHCP menu
Network (2/2)              MAC address              The MAC address of the network interface board installed in
                                                    the product can be checked.
                                                         4.4.55 MAC address menu
                           Version                  The following software versions of the network interface
                                                    board installed in the product can be checked.
                                                        4.4.56 Version menu
Network (1/2 - 2/2)        -                        •[CANCEL] key: shift to the previous hierarchy menu.
                                                        4.4.1 Setup menu



4.4.51IP address menu

Set the IP address of the product.




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       Setup items               Parameters                                Descriptions
IP address                <000.000.000.000>-       Use the following keys to change the IP address.
                          223.255.255.254          •[F1] key : Moves one digit to the left on the setting value to
                                                   be changed.
                                                   •[F2] key : Increases the setting value.
                                                   •[F3] key : Moves one digit to the right on the setting value to
                                                   be changed.
                                                   •[F4] key : Reduces the setting value.
                                                   • [ENTER] key : Sets the setting value, and moves the screen
                                                   to the menu of the previous hierarchy.
                                                   •[CANCEL] key : Cancels the setting value, and moves the
                                                   screen to the menu of the previous hierarchy.
                                                        4.4.50 Network setting menu



4.4.52Subnet mask menu

Set the subnet mask of the product.




       Setup items               Parameters                                Descriptions
Subnet mask               000.000.000.000 -        Use the following keys to change the Subnet Mask.
                          <255.255.255.000> -      •[F1] key : Moves one digit to the left on the setting value to
                          255.255.255.255          be changed.
                                                   •[F2] key : Increases the setting value.
                                                   •[F3] key : Moves one digit to the right on the setting value to
                                                   be changed.
                                                   •[F4] key : Reduces the setting value.
                                                   • [ENTER] key : Sets the setting value, and moves the screen
                                                   to the menu of the previous hierarchy.
                                                   •[CANCEL] key : Cancels the setting value, and moves the
                                                   screen to the menu of the previous hierarchy.
                                                       4.4.50 Network setting menu



4.4.53Gateway menu

The product sets the IP address of the connected gateway.




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       Setup items               Parameters                               Descriptions
Gateway                  <000.000.000.000> -      Use the following keys to change the IP address.
                         223.255.255.254          •[F1] key : Moves one digit to the left on the setting value to
                                                  be changed.
                                                  •[F2] key : Increases the setting value.
                                                  •[F3] key : Moves one digit to the right on the setting value to
                                                  be changed.
                                                  •[F4] key : Reduces the setting value.
                                                  • [ENTER] key : Sets the setting value, and moves the screen
                                                  to the menu of the previous hierarchy.
                                                  •[CANCEL] key : Cancels the setting value, and moves the
                                                  screen to the menu of the previous hierarchy.
                                                       4.4.50 Network setting menu



4.4.54DHCP menu

Make the settings for the DHCP function of the network server.




       Setup items               Parameters                               Descriptions
DHCP                     <Off>                    Set when DHCP function is unavailable.
                         On                       Set when DHCP function is available. IP address of the
                                                  product is automatically allocated by the network server.
                         -                        After setting, shift to the previous hierarchy menu.
                                                      4.4.50 Network setting menu



4.4.55MAC address menu

The MAC address of the network interface board installed in the product can be checked.




       Setup items               Parameters                               Descriptions
MAC address              • MAC address            Display MAC address of the network interface board.
                         -                        After setting, shift to the previous hierarchy menu.
                                                       4.4.50 Network setting menu




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4.4.56Version menu

The following software versions of the network interface board installed in the product can be checked.
 • Main version: software version (Main version)
 • Sub version: boot version




          Setup items             Parameters                                Descriptions
Version                   • Main version            The software version of the network interface board is
                          • Sub version             displayed.
                          -                         After setting, shift to the previous hierarchy menu.
                                                        4.4.50 Network setting menu



4.4.57Utility menu

Perform various settings for application functions of products.




          Setup items             Parameters                                Descriptions
Utility                   ErrorDisp.                Set display method to the operation panel when minor error
                                                    occurred.
                                                         4.4.58 ErrorDisplay menu
                          Detection                 When media is initialized, set whether to perform detection of
                                                    width and edge of the media.
                                                        4.4.59 Media detection menu
                          On cleaning               Set whether cleaning should be performed automatically when
                                                    the power is turned on.
                                                         4.4.60 Power on cleaning menu
                          Width                     If media detection is not performed for initial media, set the
                                                    width of the media set in the tray.
                                                        4.4.61 Media width menu
                          -                         • [CANCEL] key: Shift to the previous hierarchy menu.
                                                        4.4.1 Setup menu




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4.4.58ErrorDisplay menu

Set display method to the operation panel when minor error occurred.




       Setup items                     Parameters                                     Descriptionss
ErrorDisp.                    <Off>                           No ErrorDisplay.
                              On                              Perform ErrorDisplay.
                              -                               After setting, shift to the previous hierarchy menu.
                                                                  4.4.57 Utility menu



4.4.59Media detection menu

When media is initialized, set whether to perform detection of width and edge of the media.




       Setup items                     Parameters                                     Descriptions
Detection                     <Normal>                        Perform media detection automatically.
                              OFF                             No media detection.
                              Takeup Reel                     Make this setting when using the optional take-up mechanism.
                              -                               •[CANCEL] key: shift to the previous hierarchy menu.
                                                                   4.4.57 Utility menu


       TIP
   •    When setting "Take-up Mechanism" on the Media Detection menu, the following limits are applied to the
        operation of the product.
        •For initial media, only the media width is detected.
        •Under normal conditions, media can not be sent backward.
        •The media cannot be moved forward or backward from the Origin Setting menu.
        •The settings in the Media Cut menu are disabled, and the settings are changed to "Off". (     4.4.18 Media cut
        menu)




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4.4.60Power on cleaning menu

Set whether cleaning should be performed automatically when the power is turned on.




       Setup items                    Parameters                                      Descriptions
On cleaning                   <Off>                           Power on cleaning is not performed.
                              On                              Power on cleaning is performed.
                              -                               After setting, shift to the previous hierarchy menu.
                                                                  4.4.57 Utility menu



4.4.61Media width menu

When media detection will not be performed during initialization of the media, the width of the media
set is set here.
They can be set in the following ranges:
• RJ-8000-50: 210mm-1273mm
• RJ-8000-64: 210mm-1651mm
• RJ-8000-87: 210mm-2240mm

       NOTE
   •   On the media width menu,
       • If a value larger than the width of the media is set, media or the product may be contaminated by the ink during
       printing.
       • If a value smaller than the width of the set media is set, media may not be cut correctly.




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        Setup items                     Parameters                                   Descriptions
Width                         • RJ-8000-50:                  Change media width by operating the following keys.
                              210mm - <841mm> -              • [F2] key: Increase setup value.
                              1273mm                         • [F4] key: Decrease setup value.
                                                             • [ENTER] key: Confirm setup value, shift to the previous
                              • RJ-8000-64:                  hierarchy menu.
                              210mm - <841mm> -              • [CANCEL] key: Cancel setup value, shift to the previous
                              1651mm
                                                             hierarchy menu.
                              • RJ-8000-87:                       4.4.57 Utility menu
                              210mm - <841mm> -
                              2240mm



4.4.62File management setup menu

Makes various settings for the processing method of the printing data sent from a computer to the
installed hard disk in the printer.

        NOTE
   •    The items on the File Management menu are displayed if a hard disk is installed on the product.




        Setup items                     Parameters                                   Descriptions
File Mng. (1/2)               Write mode                     Set writing method of printing data to the hard disk and
                                                             printing method.
                                                                  4.4.63 Write mode menu
                              Re-plot                        Set this when you want to draw the printing data saved in the
                                                             hard disk.
                                                                  4.4.64 Re-plot menu
                              Delete                         Set this when deleting the printing data saved in the hard disk.
                                                                  4.4.65 File delete menu
                              Re-name                        Change file name of the printing data saved in the hard disk.
                                                                  4.4.66 Re-name menu
File Mng. (2/2)               Format                         Perform formatting of hard disk.
                                                                  4.4.67 Format menu



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          Setup items                    Parameters                                       Descriptions
File Mng. (1/2-2/2)              -                                • [CANCEL] key: Shift to the previous hierarchy menu.
                                                                       4.4.1 Setup menu



4.4.63Write mode menu

Set writing method of printing data to the hard disk and printing method.

       NOTE
   •      Write mode menu are displayed if a hard disk is installed on the product.

   •      When writing printing data to the hard disk, be sure to set the media in the tray.
          The printing data is sized to fit the size of the set media.
          If there is no media set in the tray, the printing data cannot be written.




          Setup items                    Parameters                                       Descriptions
Writing                          <Off>                            No writing to the hard disk. Perform printing immediately.
                                 Writing • Prn                    Prints while writing the data to the hard disk.
                                 Write > Prn                      Prints after writing the data to the hard disk.
                                 Write only                       Writes the data to the hard disk without printing.


                                                                           TIP
                                                                  •    Printing method can be set for printing data saved in
                                                                       the hard disk by Re-plot menu.
                                                                            4.4.64 Re-plot menu



                                 -                                After setting, shift to the previous hierarchy menu.
                                                                      4.4.62 File management setup menu



4.4.64Re-plot menu

Set following items when you want to draw printing data saved in the hard disk.
• File name
• Printing media number




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       NOTE
   •      Re-plot menu are displayed if a hard disk is installed on the product.

   •      When replotting the printing data,
          • Use media of the same size as when writing printing data.
           The size of the printing data will be the same as the initial paper size, even if paper of a different size is set, and
          the printing will start from the same printing start position.

          • Use a cartridge with the same color and type of ink that will be used during the printing data write.
           If an ink cartridge with differing colors or type is used, it will not print correctly.




          Setup items                      Parameters                                        Descriptions
Re-plot                           File name                         Select file name to be printed by operating the following keys.
                                                                    • [F1] key: Select file name with back feed way.
                                                                    • [F3] key: Select file name with forward feed way.
                                  Number: 0 to 99                   Change printing media number by operating the following
                                                                    keys.
                                                                    • [F2] key: Increase setup value.
                                                                    • [F4] key: Decrease setup value.
                                  -                                 [ENTER] key:
                                                                     • Confirm setup value.
                                                                     • Product starts printing.




                                                                    • After printing, shift to normal condition.
                                                                    [CANCEL]key: Cancel setup value, shift to the previous
                                                                    hierarchy menu.
                                                                         4.4.62 File management setup menu



4.4.65File delete menu

Set this when you delete printing data saved in the hard disk.




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         NOTE
   •     File delete menu are displayed if a hard disk is installed on the product.

   •     If you delete file by the File delete menu, you can not retrieve that file again.
          If you want to use the deleted file again, send the printing data to the hard disk of the product from the computer
         again.




         Setup items                     Parameters                                      Descriptions
Delete                          File name                        Select to-be-deleted file name by operating the following
                                                                 keys.
                                                                  • [F1] key: Select file name with back feed way.
                                                                  • [F3] key: Select file name with forward feed way.
                                                                  • [ENTER] key: Delete selected file, shift to the previous
                                                                 hierarchy menu.
                                                                  • [CANCEL] key: Cancel setup value, shift to the previous
                                                                 hierarchy menu.
                                                                      4.4.62 File management setup menu



4.4.66Re-name menu

Change file name for printing data saved in the hard disk.

         NOTE
   •     Re-name menu are displayed if a hard disk is installed on the product.

   •     The file name of printing data sent from the computer is always set to "TEMPFILE000".
         To save transmitted iamge data, change the file name to a name of your choosing in the Rename blank before
         transmitting the next printing data.




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       Setup items                       Parameters                                      Descriptions
Rename                          File name                        Select to-be-changed file name by operating the following
                                                                 keys.
                                                                  • [F1] key: Select file name with back feed way.
                                                                  • [F3] key: Select file name with forward feed way.
                                                                  • [ENTER] key: Confirm setup value. The following
                                                                 messages are displayed on the operation panel.
                                                                  • [CANCEL] key: Cancel setup value, shift to the previous
                                                                 hierarchy menu.
                                                                      4.4.62 File management setup menu




       Setup items                       Parameters                                      Descriptions
To-be-changed file name         Characters you want to           Select characters you want to change by operating the
                                change                           following keys.
                                                                  • [F1] key: Select characters you want to change with back
                                                                 feed way.
                                                                  • [F3] key: Select characters you want to change with forward
                                                                 feed way.
                                Characters you can use: A-Z      Select to-be-changed characters by operating the following
                                or 0-9                           keys.
                                                                  • [F2] key: Select to-be-changed characters with back feed
                                                                 way.
                                                                 • [F4] key: Select to-be-changed characters with forward feed
                                                                 way.
                                -                                • [ENTER] key: Confirm setup value, shift to the previous
                                                                 hierarchy menu.
                                                                  • [CANCEL] key: Cancel setup value, shift to the previous
                                                                 hierarchy menu.
                                                                      4.4.62 File management setup menu



4.4.67Format menu

Perform formatting of the hard disk.

       NOTE
   •     Format menu are displayed if a hard disk is installed on the product.

   •     If formatting of the hard disk is performed, all data saved in the hard disk will be deleted.




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         Setup items             Parameters                                    Descriptions
Format                    No                            Format is not performed.
                          -                             • [CANCEL] key: Cancel setup value, shift to the previous
                                                        hierarchy menu.
                                                             4.4.62 File management setup menu
                          Yes                           Perform formatting.




         Setup items             Parameters                                    Descriptions
Format                    Format will be performed.     •[ENTER] key:
                           OK?                           • Product starts formatting.
                                                         •The following messages are displayed on the operation
                                                        panel.




                                                        • After formatting, shift to the previous hierarchy menu.
                                                             4.4.62 File management setup menu
                                                        • [CANCEL] key
                                                         • Formatting will not be performed.
                                                         • Shift to the previous hierarchy menu.
                                                             4.4.62 File management setup menu



4.4.68Initialize setup menu

Returns parameters to the factory setting.




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         Setup items               Parameters                             Descriptions
Initial. (1/3)           All                      Returns all parameters to the factory setting.
                                                       4.4.69 All Initialize menu
                         MediaSet                 Returns parameters in the media setup menu to the factory
                                                  setting.
                                                       4.4.70 Media setup Initialize menu
                         PrintMode                Returns parameters in the print mode menu to the factory
                                                  setting.
                                                       4.4.71 Printing mode initialize menu
                         Command                  Returns parameters in the command setup menu to the factory
                                                  setting.
                                                       4.4.72 Command setup Initialize menu
Initial. (2/3)           Layout                   Returns parameters in the layout setup menu to the factory
                                                  setting.
                                                       4.4.73 Layout Setup Initialize menu
                         Function                 Returns parameters in the function setup menu to the factory
                                                  setting.
                                                       4.4.74 Function setup Initialize menu
                         Roll setup               Returns parameters in the roll media setup menu to the factory
                                                  setting.
                                                       4.4.75 Roll media setup Initialize menu
                         Centro.                  Returns parameters in the Centronics setup menu to the
                                                  factory setting.
                                                       4.4.76 Centronics Initialize menu




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         Setup items                  Parameters                                 Descriptions
Initial. (3/3)              Network                    Returns parameters in the network setup menu to the factory
                                                       setting.
                                                            4.4.77 Network Initialize menu
                            Utility                    Returns parameters in the utility setup menu to the factory
                                                       setting.
                                                            4.4.78 Utility Initialize menu
                            File Mng.                  The file management setup menu values are reset to factory
                                                       default settings.
                                                           4.4.79 File management Initialize menu
                            WEB password               Return the WEB password setting value to the initial value at
                                                       the time of shippment from the factory.
                                                            4.4.80 WEB password initialize menu
Initial. (1/3-3/3)          -                          • [CANCEL] key: Shift to the previous hierarchy menu.
                                                            4.4.1 Setup menu



4.4.69All Initialize menu

All setup values are set to the setup value (initial value) at the factory shipping.




         Setup items                  Parameters                                 Descriptions
All                         <NO>                       No initialization.
                            OK                         Perform initialization.
                            -                          After setting, shift to the previous hierarchy menu.
                                                           4.4.68 Initialize setup menu



4.4.70Media setup Initialize menu

Setup values of Media setup menu are set to the setup value (initial value) at the factory shipping.




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       Setup items                Parameters                                   Descriptions
Media Set                  <NO>                      No initialization.
                           OK                        Perform initialization.
                           -                         After setting, shift to the previous hierarchy menu.
                                                         4.4.68 Initialize setup menu



4.4.71Printing mode initialize menu

Setup values of Printing mode menu are set to the setup value (initial value) at the factory shipping.




       Setup items                Parameters                                   Descriptions
Print mode                 <NO>                      No initialization.
                           OK                        Perform initialization.
                           -                         After setting, shift to the previous hierarchy menu.
                                                          4.4.68 Initialize setup menu



4.4.72Command setup Initialize menu

Setup values of CommandSetup menu are set to the setup value (initial value) at the factory shipping.




       Setup items                Parameters                                   Descriptions
Command                    <NO>                      No initialization.
                           OK                        Perform initialization.
                           -                         After setting, shift to the previous hierarchy menu.
                                                         4.4.68 Initialize setup menu



4.4.73Layout Setup Initialize menu

Setup values of Layout Setup menu are set to the setup value (initial value) at the factory shipping.




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         Setup items              Parameters                                   Descriptions
Layout                     <NO>                      No initialization.
                           OK                        Perform initialization.
                           -                         After setting, shift to the previous hierarchy menu.
                                                          4.4.68 Initialize setup menu



4.4.74Function setup Initialize menu

Setup values of Function setup menu are set to the setup value (initial value) at the factory shipping.




         Setup items              Parameters                                   Descriptions
Function                   <NO>                      No initialization.
                           OK                        Perform initialization.
                           -                         After setting, shift to the previous hierarchy menu.
                                                         4.4.68 Initialize setup menu



4.4.75Roll media setup Initialize menu

Setup values of Roll Media setup menu are set to the setup value (nitial value) at the factory shipping.




         Setup items              Parameters                                   Descriptions
Roll setup                 <NO>                      No initialization.
                           OK                        Perform initialization.
                           -                         After setting, shift to the previous hierarchy menu.
                                                          4.4.68 Initialize setup menu




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4.4.76Centronics Initialize menu

Setup values of Centronics menu are set to the setup value (initial value) at the factory shipping.




          Setup items             Parameters                                    Descriptions
Centro.                    <NO>                       No initialization.
                           OK                         Perform initialization.
                           -                          After setting, shift to the previous hierarchy menu.
                                                          4.4.68 Initialize setup menu



4.4.77Network Initialize menu

Setup values of Network menu are set to the setup value (initial value) at the factory shipping.




          Setup items             Parameters                                    Descriptions
Network                    <NO>                       No initialization.
                           OK                         Perform initialization.
                           -                          After setting, shift to the previous hierarchy menu.
                                                           4.4.68 Initialize setup menu



4.4.78Utility Initialize menu

Setup values of Utility menu are set to the setup value (initial value) at the factory shipping.




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          Setup items            Parameters                                   Descriptions
Utility                   <NO>                      No initialization.
                          OK                        Perform initialization.
                          -                         After setting, shift to the previous hierarchy menu.
                                                        4.4.68 Initialize setup menu



4.4.79File management Initialize menu

Setup values of File management menu are set to the setup value (initial value) at the factory shipping.




          Setup items            Parameters                                   Descriptions
File Mng.                 <NO>                      No initialization.
                          OK                        Perform initialization.
                          -                         After setting, shift to the previous hierarchy menu.
                                                         4.4.68 Initialize setup menu



4.4.80WEB password initialize menu

Return the WEB password setting value to the initial value at the time of shippment from the factory.




          Setup items            Parameters                                   Descriptions
WEB password              <No>                      Initializing is not performed.
                          OK                        Initializing is performed.
                          -                         After setting, shift to the previous hierarchy menu.
                                                        4.4.68 Initialize setup menu



4.4.81Data dump menu

Perform dump printing for online function check.




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       Setup items                   Parameters                                     Descriptions
Data Dump                    Start/End
                                                                    NOTE
                             All
                                                            •    Damp printing is used by service person to check the
                                                                 functions of the printer.Do not use this function for
                                                                 normal printing.



                             -                              •[CANCEL] key:
                                                             • exit Dump Mode.
                                                             • shift to the previous hierarchy menu.
                                                                 4.4.1 Setup menu



4.4.82Head clean menu

Clean the head.
Make this setting when changing the type of ink used for printing.

       TIP
   •   Refer to "5.4 Changing Ink Types" for details regarding the procedure for manually changing the type of ink.




       Setup items                   Parameters                                     Descriptions
Head clean                   No                             Do not clean the head.
                                                            Shift to the previous hierarchy menu.
                                                                 4.4.1 Setup menu
                             Yes                            Clean the head.
                             -                              •[CANCEL] key: shift to the previous hierarchy menu.
                                                                 4.4.1 Setup menu




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4.4.83Cutter change menu

The cutting blade is replaced.
Make the setting to replace the cutting blade.

       TIP
   •    Refer to "5.2.3 Replacing the cutting blade" for details regarding the procedure for manually changing the cutting
        blade.




       Setup items                     Parameters                                      Descriptions
Cutter Chg.                    No                              Do not change the cutting blade.
                                                               Shift to the previous hierarchy menu.
                                                                    4.4.1 Setup menu
                               Yes                             Change the cutting blade.
                               -                               • [CANCEL] key: shift to the previous hierarchy menu.
                                                                    4.4.1 Setup menu



4.4.84Wiper clean menu

Clean the cleaning wiper.
Make the setting for cleaning the cleaning wiper.

       TIP
   •    Refer to "5.3.4 Cleaning the cleaning wiper" for details regarding the procedure for cleaning the cleaning wiper.




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       Setup items                    Parameters                                      Descriptions
Wiper clean                   No                              Do not clean the cleaning wiper.
                                                              Shift to the previous hierarchy menu.
                                                                   4.4.1 Setup menu
                              Yes                             Clean the cleaning wiper.
                              -                               • [CANCEL] key: shift to the previous hierarchy menu.
                                                                  4.4.1 Setup menu



4.4.85Tank change menu

Change the waste fluid tank.
Set when changing the waste fluid tank.

       TIP
   •   Refer to "5.2.4 Replacing the waste liquid tank" for details regarding the procedure for changing the waste fluid
       tank.




       Setup items                    Parameters                                      Descriptions
Tank chg.                     No                              Do not change the tank.
                                                              Shift to the previous hierarchy menu.
                                                                   4.4.1 Setup menu
                              Yes                             Change the tank.
                              -                               • [CANCEL] key: shift to the previous hierarchy menu.
                                                                  4.4.1 Setup menu




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4.5 Operating from the operation panel
This section describes functions operated on the operational panel when the printer is in the normal
status.

       TIP
   •    For information of the name and function of each key, refer to "2.3.3 Operation panel".




4.5.1 To stop printing operation

If you want to stop the printing operation, follow the steps below.
1. Press the [F1] key on the operation panel.
   • The printer works as follows.




   Status of the
                                                   Operation after the [F2] key is pressed
      printer
While printing         Stops printing and deletes data of a file remaining in the printer.
While receiving/       Deletes the data already received and converted, then deletes data from now on.
converting
While waiting for the Stops waiting for the ink drying time and discharges the media.
ink drying time



4.5.2 Operating the pressurizing roller

When you want to switch the up and down of the pressurizing roller follow the steps below.
1. Press the [F2] key on the operation panel.
   • The printer works as follows.




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                  Status of the printer                               Operation after the [F2] key is pressed
• "Lever Up" is displayed on the operation panel.             • The pressurizing roller is lifted
• The pressurizing roller is lowered                          • The MEDIA SET lamp will turn on(orange).
• The MEDIA SET lamp turns off.                               • "Lever Down" is displayed on the operation panel.
• "Lever Down" is displayed on the operation panel.           • The pressurizing roller goes down
• The pressurizing roller is up                               • The MEDIA SET lamp will turn off.
• The MEDIA SET lamp turns on(orange).                        • "Lever Up" is displayed on the operation panel.


       NOTE
   •    You can also switch the up and down of the pressurizing roller using the foot switch in stead of the operation
        panel.




                       1




                        No.                                   Name
                           1   Foot switch



4.5.3 Feeding media

When you want to feed media forward or backward, follow the steps below:
1. Verify the following regarding the condition of the product.
   •That it is not currently printing




2. Press the [F3] key of the operation panel.
   •Shift to the cut & feed menu.




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3. Press the [F3] key or the [F4] key on the control panel.
   •The product will perform the following operations:

          Setup items             Key name       Parameters                              Descriptions
Cut & Feed                       F3              Forward         Feeds media forward.
                                 F4              Backward        Feeds media backward.


        NOTE
    •     If "Take Up Roll" is set in the media detection setup menu, the product will not operate even if the [F4] key is
          pressed.
              4.4.59 Media detection menu




4.5.4 Print mode check

Use the following procedure to check the print mode currently set.
1. Press the [ENTER] key on the operation panel.
   • The following information is displayed on the operation panel for three seconds.




    No.          Position                                Description                                      Reference
1            Line 2              The printing quality is displayed.                                 4.4.23 Printing quality
                                                                                                 menu
2            Line 3              The interlace method is displayed.                                 4.4.24 InterLace Setup
                                                                                                 menu
3            Line 4              The printing direction is displayed.                               4.4.25 Printing direction
                                                                                                 menu

    When the printing mode display closes, the product changes to its normal status.




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4.6 Operations after printing
The operations performed after printing is described here.


4.6.1 Cutting media

The media cutting procedure is described below.
Roll media is automatically cut after printing when "Auto" is set on the cut media menu and roll media
is set.
When the operation panel is in the normal status, and the product is in the following conditions, the
media can be cut to the desired position:
• When roll media is set:
• If "OFF" is set on the cut media menu
  • If "Take Up Roll" is set in the media detection setup menu
  • When sheet media is set
Follow the steps below to cut the media.
1. Make sure that the MEDIA SET lamp on the operation panel is off.




2. Press the [F3] key on the operation panel.
   Shift to the cut & feed menu.




3. Feed media to the desired position according to the procedure in "4.5.3 Feeding media" .




4. Press the [F1] key on the operation panel.
   • The media is cut at its position when the [F1] key is pressed.




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        NOTE
    •   If the front edge of the roll media is not straight when you load new roll media, cut its edge.

    •   Cutters are consumable. Replace them at regular intervals following "5.2.3 Replacing the cutting blade".




4.6.2 Media cutting procedure

This section explains how to cut the media manually.
When "Manual" is set in the media cut menu, the media can be cut manually.
Cut the media according to the following procedure.
1. Make sure that the MEDIA SET lamp on the operation panel is off.

        NOTE
•   After printing, the media is transferred to the media cutting position automatically.




2. Press the [F3] key on the operation panel.
    • Shift to the cut & feed menu.




3. Feed media to the desired position according to the procedure in "4.5.3 Feeding media".




4. Press the [F1] key on the operation panel.
    • The following messages are displayed on the operation panel.




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5. Open the front cover.

     CAUTION

•   When opening/closing the front cover, be careful not to get fingers caught in the
    lid.




          1




                     No.                            Name
                         1   Front cover

6. Place a razor blade on the media cut groove on the platen, and cut the roll media.

     CAUTION

•   When cutting the roll media, be careful of the following. Incorrect handling can
    result in injury to the hands and fingers from the razor blade.
    • When holding the media, do not place fingers over the media cut groove.
    • Move the razor blade slowly along the media cut groove.




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                  1 3
              2




                    No.                            Name
                     1      Platen
                     2      media cut groove
                     3      Razor blade

7. Close the front cover.


         




                    No.                            Name
                     1      Front cover

8. Press the [ENTER] key of the operation panel.
   • The unit enters the normal status.




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5 Maintenance

5.1 Introduction
This chapter explains daily maintenance of the printer.



5.2 Replacing consumables
This section explains when to replace ink cartridges, roll media, or the cutting blade and the procedures
for replacement.


5.2.1 Replacing ink cartridges

Read the following for information on when and how to replace ink cartridges.

(1) Replacement time
Replace ink cartridges under the following conditions.
a. The ink remaining in the ink cartridge is low.
• The following message is displayed on the operation panel.
• Printing operation is continued.
• Prepare new ink cartridges before ink cartridges become empty.




b. The ink cartridge becomes empty.
• The following message is displayed on the operation panel.
• Printing operation stops.
• Replace with a new ink cartridge as soon as possible.




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       NOTE
   •    When the ink runs out or is low, the color of that ink is indicated as follows:
        • 1-8: The number of the ink cartridge slot(     3.5 Installing ink cartridges)
        • All: All inks




(2) Types

       NOTE
   •    For detailed information on ink cartridges, refer to the following.
            7.4 Options/Supply list

   •    Use genuine ink cartridges for replacement.
        The printer is designed for use with genuine ink cartridges. If you do not use genuine products,
        • Printouts may become faint and the printer will not be able to detect the end of ink.
        • The warranty will not cover (repairs will require a fee) a breakdown.




(3) Replacement procedure
Follow the steps below to replace ink cartridges.

       CAUTION

   •    When handling ink cartridges, be careful that ink does not get in your eyes or
        on your skin. However, if this happens, flush the are immediately with water.
        Otherwise, your eyes may become congested or inflamed slightly. If you feel
        discomfort, consult a doctor immediately.
   •    Do not disassemble ink cartridges. Otherwise, ink may get in your eyes or on
        your skin.




       NOTE
   •    Do not shake ink cartridges. Doing so may cause ink to leak out.

   •    Do not disassemble ink cartridges. Disassembled ink cartridge cannot be used.




1. If the printer is turned on, make sure of the following
   • Printing or other operations are not performed.
   • Make sure that the display on the operation panel shows the normal state.
   • The MEDIA SET light on the operation panel goes off.
2. Open the ink compartment cover.




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      CAUTION

•   Be sure not to pinch your fingers while opening and closing the ink compartment
    cover.




                              1




                         No.                                    Name
                          1       Ink compartment

3. Remove the ink cartridge from the ink cartridge slot.

       NOTE
•   Dispose of the used ink cartridge by putting it in a plastic bag in accordance with local regulations or laws.




                                                                                                         1




                   2



                         No.                                    Name
                          1       Ink cartridge slot
                          2       Ink cartridge

4. Take the new ink cartridge from its package.




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       NOTE
•   Unpack the ink cartridge just before installing it into the ink cartridge slot. If you leave the cartridge unpacked for a
    long time, the printer may not be able to print correctly.

•   Use up ink cartridges within two years from the date printed on the cartridge packages.

•   Replace ink cartridges if six months has passed since installation.




5. Install the ink cartridge following the steps in "3.5 Installing ink cartridges".

       NOTE
•   If you replace the pigment ink cartridge, clean the cleaning wiper. Otherwise, the printing quality may decrease.

•   For detailed instructions on cleaning the cleaning wiper, refer to "5.3.4 Cleaning the cleaning wiper".




6. Close the cover of the ink compartment.



                            1




                        No.                                      Name
                           1    Ink compartment

7. Make sure that the display on the operation panel returns to normal status.

       NOTE
•   If you replace ink cartridges while printing, the printer resumes printing.




5.2.2 Replacing roll media

Read the following for information on when and how to replace roll media.




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(1) Replacement time
Replace roll media under the following conditions.
a. When the roll media loaded in the printer comes to an end
• The following message is displayed on the operation panel.
• If the media comes to an end while printing, the printer stops printing.




b. When you want to change the type of media

(2) Types

        TIP
    •    For types and details of roll media, refer to the following.
               7.4 Options/Supply list




(3) Replacement procedure
Follow the steps below to replace roll media.
1. If the printer is turned on, make sure of the following.
   • Printing or other operations are not performed.
   • Make sure that the display on the operation panel shows the normal state.
   • Make sure that the MEDIA SET lamp on the operation panel is lit (orange).

        CAUTION

•   Be careful not to get your finger caught when opening or closing the front cover.



2. Open the front cover.


           1




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                     No.                               Name
                      1    Front cover

3. Hold the scroller and wind up the roll media by hand.




                                                                     1



                     No.                               Name
                      1    Scroller

4. Remove the scroller from the scroller receiver of the printer and place it on a flat surface.




                                                                 1




                                                   1                     2


                     No.                               Name
                      1    Scroller receiver
                      2    Scroller




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        TIP
•   When using the optional (sold separately) scroller stocker, it is possible to attach 2 more scrollers with roll media set
    on them to the unit.
         7.5.5 Using scroller stocker




5. Loosen the screw of the movable flange.




                         No.                                     Name
                           1    Movable flange

6. While holding the roll media ,remove the movable flange from the scroller.

       NOTE
•   Do not push the right of the scroller (the side of the movable flange), to avoid damaging it.




                         No.                                     Name
                           1    Movable flange
                           2    Scroller

7. Remove the roll media from the scroller.




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                                                                    2
                                             1




                         No.                                   Name
                          1    Scroller
                          2    Roll media

8. When installing another roll media, follow the steps below.

        TIP
•   Refer to "3.6 Media handling" for the roll media installation procedure.

•   When replacing the roll media, set roll media length again. According to "4.4.48 Roll media length menu".

•   Store unused roll media according to "4.3.3 Precaution on storing media".




9. If you do not install roll media, install the movable flange to the scroller and the scroller onto the
   printer.




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                                                               1




                                                1                                  2

                    No.                             Name
                      1   Scroller receiver
                      2   Scroller



5.2.3 Replacing the cutting blade

Read the following for information on when and how to replace the cutting blade.

(1) Replacement time
Replace the cutting blade under the following conditions.
a. Media cannot be cut cleanly
The message "media Cut Error" appears on the operation panel if a media cutting error occurs.




b. When the cut edge has scuffing

(2) Types
The genuine cutting blade for the printer is as shown below.




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                      Product name                                                     Serial number
Cutting blade for replacement                                   RJ3-CBS


(3) Replacement procedure
Follow the steps below to replace the cutting blade.
1. If the printer is turned on, make sure of the following
   • Printing or other operations are not performed.
   • Make sure that the display on the operation panel shows the normal state.
   • The MEDIA SET light on the operation panel goes off.
2. Follow "4.4 Menu setup on the operation panel" and display the cutting blade replacement menu on
   the operation panel.(  4.4.83 Cutter change menu)




3. Select "Yes" and press the [F2] key on the operation panel.
   • The printer prepares for cutting blade replacement.
   • The carriage moves to the cutting blade replacement position.
   • The following message is displayed on the operation panel.

        TIP
•   If you did one of the following in step 3, the printer does not replace the cutting blade and returns to the setup menu
    one higher on the hierarchy.
    • Pressed the [CANCEL] key on the operation panel.
    • Select "NO" then press [F1] key on the operation panel.




4. Open the front cover.




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               1




                             No.                                    Name
                              1     Front cover


           NOTE
•       Replace the cutting blade in as short time as possible. If you leave the carriage at the cutting blade replacement
        position, the head may clog with ink.




5. While pressing the cutting blade holder tab, rotate the cutting blade holder lever in the direction
   shown in the diagram.

           NOTE
•       Do not push the cutting blade holder tab strongly or release it suddenly. Doing so may cause the spring incorporated
        in the cutting blade holder to fly off.

•       Do not push in the cutting blade holder. Doing so may cause the cutting blade to damage the inside of the printer.




    1




    2




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                         No.                                     Name
                           1     Cutting blade holder lever
                           2     Cutting blade holder

6. Take out the cutting blade.

      CAUTION

•   Do not touch the edge of the cutting blade to avoid injury.
•   Do not drop the cutting blade or apply the edge of it to hard material. Doing so
    may damage or break the cutting blade.




       NOTE
•   Dispose of the used cutting blade, putting it in a plastic bag in accordance with local regulations or laws.




                                                                                                   1




                         No.                                     Name
                           1     Cutting blade

7. Insert the new cutter into the media cutting blade holder as shown below.

       NOTE
•   Be sure not to let the spring incorporated in the cutter holder fly out.




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                                                                                                         1




                              No                                     Name
                               1    Cutting blade

8. While slightly pressing the cutting blade holder tab, return the cutting blade lever to its original
   position.

           NOTE
•       Do not push the cutting blade holder tab strongly or release it suddenly. Doing so may cause the spring incorporated
        in the cutting blade holder to fly off.

•       Do not push in the cutting blade holder. Doing so may cause the cutting blade to damage the inside of the printer.

•       Attach the cutting blade holder lever correctly, referring to the diagram below. If it is not attached correctly, errors
        may occur.
        If an error occurs, make sure that the cutting blade holder lever is attached correctly.




    1




    2




                             No.                                     Name
                               1    Cutting blade holder lever
                               2    Cutting blade holder




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9. Close the front cover.


          




                     No.                             Name
                      1     Front cover

10. Press the [ENTER] key on the operation panel.
    • The carriage goes back to its original position.
    • The printer returns to the normal status.




11. Cutting blade replacement is finished.


5.2.4 Replacing the waste liquid tank

Read the following for information on when and how to replace the waste liquid tank.

(1) Replacement Time
Replace the waste liquid tank under the following conditions.
a. When the waste liquid tank is nearly full.
• The following message is displayed on the operation panel.
• Printing continues to be performed.
• Prepare a replacement of the waste liquid tank before the waste liquid tank becomes full.




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(2) Type
Use the following for the waste liquid tank of this printer.

                      Product Name                                                            Type
                       waste liquid tank                         RJ8000-HET


(3)Replacement Procedures
Follow the steps below to replace the waste liquid tank.
1. Check the following if the power of the printer is ON.
   • Printer is not printing.
   • Operation panel is in normal status.
   • Media setting light on the operation panel is off.
2. Follow "4.4 Menu setup on the operation panel" and display the tank replacement menu on the
   operation panel.(  4.4.85 Tank change menu)




3. Select "YES" and press [F2] key on the operation panel.
   • The printer starts tank replacement.
   • The following message is displayed on the operation panel.

        TIP
•   If you did one of the following in step 3, the printer does not replace the tank and returns to the setup menu one higher
    on the hierarchy.
    • Pressed the [CANCEL] key on the operation panel.
    • Select "NO" then press [F1] key on the operation panel.




4. Open the cap of the waste liquid tank.

      CAUTION

•   Do not bend or pull the waste fluid tube. Doing so may cause that the waste fluid
    will leak out and malfunction in the product.




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                         No.                                   Name
                          1    Waste liquid tank
                          2    waste liquid tube

5. Remove the waste liquid tank from the tank tray of the stand.

       NOTE
•   Put the used waste liquid tank into the plastic bag and follow the local regulations when disposing.




                                     1
                                     2



                         No.                                   Name
                          1    Waste liquid tank
                          2    tank tray

6. Open the cap of a new new waste liquid tank, then put the tank to the printer.
7. Press [ENTER] on the operation panel.
   • The printer returns to the normal status.




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8. The replacement of the waste liquid tank absorbent is completed.




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5.3 Cleaning
You need to clean the printer periodically to keep it in best working condition.

       WARNING

   •    Do not insert or drop metal or inflammable objects into openings, such as
        ventilation outlets. Doing so may result in electrical shock and fire.
   •    Stop using your printer if a liquid is spilled into it. This may cause electrical
        shock or fire. Turn the printer off as soon as possible, unplug the power cord,
        then contact MUTOH local dealer.




       CAUTION

   •    Be sure to turn off the printer and unplug the power cable from the outlet
        before cleaning the printer.
   •    Do not use thinner, Benzene, alcohol, or other active agents. Doing so may
        result in damage or paint peeling from the casing.
   •    Be careful not to spill water inside the printer. Doing so may result in a short
        circuit.
   •    Never open the covers fixed with screws. Doing so may result in electrical
        shock or a malfunction in the printer.



The following are instructions for cleaning the printer.


5.3.1 Cleaning the outer case

(1) Cleaning frequency
Clean once a month.

(2) Cleaning procedure
Remove dust or smudges on the outer case with a soft cloth.




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5.3.2 Cleaning inside the printer

(1) Cleaning frequency
Clean once a month.

(2) Cleaning procedure
The following are instructions for cleaning the inside of the printer.
Follow the steps below.
1. Open the front cover.


          1




                      No.                            Name
                       1    Front cover



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2. Use a soft brush to carefully clean away any dust or dirt on the pressurizing roller.

      NOTE
•   Do not blow off media dust inside the printer using an air dusting machine. Doing so may cause noise to occur from
    inside the printer.




              1


                       No.                                   Name
                         1     Pressurizing roller

3. Using a cloth soaked in water and squeezed well, wipe media dust and ink off from the platen.




                                1

                       No.                                   Name
                         1     Platen



5.3.3 Head cleaning

If printouts become faint or partially missed, perform head cleaning to clean the surface of the head and
the nozzles.
Follow the steps below to perform head cleaning.




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        NOTE
    •    Remove media before performing head cleaning.
         If you perform head cleaning with media installed, the head may contact the media.




1. Make sure that the state of the product is normal.

        CAUTION

•   Be sure not to pinch your fingers while opening and closing the front cover.



2. Refer to "3.7 Testprinting" to perform nozzle check printing.
3. Check the print head, referring the diagram below.


                             1                      2                      3                  4




                             1                      2                      3                  4




4. Check the printer is in the normal status.




5. Press the [F4] key on the operation panel.
    • The printer enters cleaning menu.




6. Press the following keys on the operation panel to change the parameter.
    • When changing the print head : [F1] key
    • When changing the cleaning mode : [F2] key



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      Setup items               Key    Parameters                                 Descriptions
Print head                 F1         ALL             Select the print head to be cleaned.
                                      Head 1          • ALL : Select all the print heads according to the printing sample.
                                                      •Head 1 : Select the print head of the "Head 1" color according to the
                                      Head 2          printing sample.
                                      Head 3          •Head 2 : Select the print head of the "Head 2" color according to the
                                      (RJ-8000-87     printing sample.
                                      only)           •Head 3 : Select the print head of the "Head 3" color according to the
                                                      printing sample. (RJ-8000-87 only)
                                      Head 4          •Head 4 : Select the print head of the "Head 4" color according to the
                                      (RJ-8000-87     printing sample. (RJ-8000-87 only)
                                      only)
Cleaning mode              F2         Normal          Select the cleaning mode.
                                      Powerful        •Normal : Normal cleaning is performed.
                                                      •Powerful : Powerful cleaning is performed.
                                      Little          •Little : Little cleaning is performed.

7. Press the [ENTER] key on the operation panel to start the head cleaning.

      NOTE
•   If the [CANCEL] key is pressed instead of the [ENTER] key after changing the parameter, the printer returns to the
    normal status without performing the head cleaning.




8. When the head cleaning is completed, the printer returns to the normal status.




9. Perform nozzle check printing again and check the print head.


5.3.4 Cleaning the cleaning wiper

The following are instructions for cleaning the cleaning wiper.
Follow the steps below to clean the cleaning wiper.
1. Replace an ink cartridge.




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        TIP
•   For instructions on replacing an ink cartridge, refer to "5.2.1 Replacing ink cartridges".




2. If the printer is turned on, make sure of the following
   • Printing or other operations are not performed.
   • Make sure that the display on the operation panel shows the normal state.
   • The MEDIA SET light on the operation panel goes off.
3. Follow "4.4 Menu setup on the operation panel" and display the cleaning the cleaning wiper menu
   on the operation panel.( 4.4.84 Wiper clean menu)




4. Select "Yes" and press the [F2] key on the operation panel.
    • The printer enters cleaning the cleaning wiper mode.
    • The carriage moves to the waiting position for the cleaning the cleaning wiper.
    • The following message is displayed on the operation panel.

        TIP
•   If you did one of the following in step 5, the printer does not clean the cleaning wiper and returns to the setup menu
    one higher on the hierarchy.
    • Pressed the [CANCEL] key on the operation panel.
    • Selected "No" and pressed the [F1] key on the operation panel.




5. Remove two screws on the carriage cover.




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                                                               2




                                                                                   1




                   No.                          Name
                    1      carridge cover
                    2      screw

6. Open the front cover.

     CAUTION

•   Be sure not to pinch your fingers while opening and closing the front cover.




         1




                   No.                          Name
                    1      Front cover

7. Remove two screws underneath the carriage cover.
8. Remove the carriage cover.




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                        No.                                   Name
                          1    carridge cover
                          2    screw


      CAUTION

•   Do not touch the cleaning wiper or the head cap unit while cleaning the cleaning
    wiper. Doing so may result in poor head cleaning because of oil on your hands.



9. Use the cleaning wiper cleaning cloth dampened with purified water to wipe off ink on the cleaning
   wiper.




                                    !




                                



                        No.                                   Name
                          1    cleaning wiper
                          2    cleaning cloth for the cleaning wiper
                          3    Head cap unit

10. Reinstall the carriage cover following steps 5 to 8 in reverse order.

       NOTE
•   When using this product, the carriage cover must be installed.




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11. Press the [ENTER] key on the operation panel.
    • The carriage moves to the cap position.
    • The printer returns to the normal status.




12. Cleaning the cleaning wiper is finished.



5.4 Changing Ink Types
This chapter explains the procedures to change the ink types.
Follow the procedures below to change the ink types for printing.

       CAUTION

   •    Insure that the ink does not get in your eyes or touches your skin when
        handling the ink cartridge. If the ink gets in your eyes or touches the skin,
        wash it in running water. Otherwise, it may cause a bloodshot eye or minor
        inflammation. If any of those symptoms are seen, see a doctor immediately.
   •    Do not disassemble the ink cartridge. This may cause the ink to get in the eyes
        or touch the skin.




       NOTE
   •    Do not shake the ink cartridge hard. The ink may leak from the cartridge.

   •    Do not disassemble the ink cartridge. The disassembled ink cartridge is no longer usable.

   •    Refer to the following for the types and other details of the ink cartridge.
            7.4 Options/Supply list

   •    Use only Mutoh recommended ink cartridges for a replacement.
        This printer is adjusted under the condition of using only the Mutoh recommended ink cartridges. Using other
        types of ink cartridge may cause:

   •    • Faint printing or the ink can not be properly detected.
        • The warranty will not cover (repairs will require a fee) a breakdown.




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        TIP
    •   Refer to "4.5 Operating from the operation panel"for the key operation for the setting menu.

    •   Refer to "5.2.1 Replacing ink cartridges"for the procedures to load and unload the ink cartridge.




1. Check the following when the power of the printer is ON.
   • The printer is not printing.
   • The operation panel is in normal status.
   • The media setting light on the operation panel is OFF.

2. Follow "4.4 Menu setup on the operation panel" and display the head cleaning menu.(                             4.4.82
   Head clean menu)




3. Select "YES" then press [F2] key on the operation panel.
   • Head Cleaning starts.
   • The following information is displayed on the operation panel.

        TIP
•   If you did one of the following in step 3, the printer does not change the ink types and returns to the setup menu one
    higher on the hierarchy.
    • Pressed the [CANCEL] key on the operation panel.
    • Select "NO" then press [F1] key on the operation panel.




4. Remove all the ink cartridges.
    • The printer starts ink discharging.




5. When ink discharging is completed, the following message is displayed on the opration panel.



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6. Install 8 cleaning cartridges into all ink cartridge slots.
    • The printer starts the ink route cleaning.




7. When the ink route cleaning is completed, the following message is displayed on the operation panel.




8. Remove all cleaning cartridges.
    • The unit will start to discharge the cleaning solvent.




9. After discharge of the cleaning solvent is finished, the following message is displayed on the
   operation panel.




10. Turn the power off.
    • Head cleaning ends.
11. After the head cleaning, leave the printer unused for at least 30 minutes.
12. Follow the procedures in "3.5 Installing ink cartridges" to install a new ink cartridge.
13. The change of ink types is completed.



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5.5 Transfer and transportation
This section explains transferring and transporting the printer.


5.5.1 Transferring the printer

The following are instructions for transferring the printer.

        CAUTION

    •    Keep the printer horizontal during transfer.
    •    Do not tilt the printer, stand it against a wall, or turn it upside down. Doing so
         may cause ink to leak inside the printer. Also, movement after transport is not
         covered by the warranty.
    •    Have two or more people transport the printer.




(1) Before the transfer
If you are using the stand, follow the steps below to transfer the printer.
1. Make sure that the printer is turned off.
2. Make sure that the head is in the right edge position.
3. Remove the scroller.
4. Disconnect the power cable and all other cables.
5. Release the locks on the four casters.
6. For the following models, the four adjusters are turned in the direction shown in the diagram.
   • RJ-8000-64
   • RJ-8000-87
7. Transfer the printer.

        NOTE
•   The casters attached to the stand is designed for transferring the printer short distances on a surface in-house.




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                                                                                                         2
                                                                         2


                        No.                                    Name
                          1     Adjuster
                          2     Caster


(2) After the transfer
Follow the steps below to prepare the printer to be used after the transfer.
1. Make sure that you place the printer where appropriate.
2. Lock the casters after transferring the printer.

        TIP
•   For more information on where to place the printer, refer to "Installation Manual" .




3. Connect the power cable and other cables.

        TIP
•   For connecting cables, refer to the following.
        3.2 Connecting the power cable
        3.8 Connecting the printer to your PC




4. Perform nozzle checking to check if the printer head has clogged.



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        TIP
•   To perform the nozzle check, refer to "3.7.2 NozzleCheck".




5. Perform a fine adjustment of image quality.

        TIP
•   To perform an adjustment of image quality, refer to "3.7.3 Alignment".




5.5.2 Transporting the printer

When you transport the printer, the printer should be repackaged using the original box and packing
materials, to protect it from vibration or impact.

        NOTE
    •   When you transport the printer, contact MUTOH local dealer for assistance.




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6 Troubleshooting

6.1 Introduction
This chapter explains troubles that may occur when using the printer and how to solve them.
If you encounter an error not described in this chapter, refer to "6.3 Error messages" and contact
MUTOH local dealer.

          NOTE
      •   To receive our customer support service, present your warranty. If you do not present it, you may be changed for
          the service even if it is within the term of warranty.
          If you have a maintenance service contract, show the agreement or other documents.




6.2 Failures and malfunctions of the printer
This section describes the failures and malfunctions of the printer not displayed as errors, and their
causes and solutions.

(1) The printer does not work after the power is turned on.

 No.                     Possible cause                                     Solutions                       References
  1       You did not plug the power cable in.            Plug in the power cable.                           3.2 Connecting
                                                                                                        the power cable
  2       The AC power does not match the specified       Use the printer at the specified voltage.          3.2 Connecting
          voltage.                                                                                      the power cable
  3       The front cover is open.                        Close the front cover.                            3.6 Media
                                                                                                        handling


(2) The printer does not work after the media is loaded.

 No.                     Possible cause                                     Solutions                       References
  1       The front cover is open.                        Close the front cover.                            3.6 Media
                                                                                                        handling
  2       The pressurizing roller is raised.              Lower the pressurizing roller lever.              3.6 Media
                                                                                                        handling
  3       You did not load the media straight into the    Load the media straight into the printer.         3.6 Media
          printer.                                                                                      handling
  4       One or more ink cartridges are not installed.   Install (an) ink cartridge(s).                     3.5 Installing ink
                                                                                                        cartridges
  5       You did not use recommended media.              Use recommended media.                             4.3.1 Media type



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 No.                    Possible cause                                      Solutions                          References
  6       You used the printer in direct sunlight or other Use the printer in the specified environment.       7.2 Product
          locations not appropriate for the specified                                                      Specifications
          environment.


(3) The printer does not work after data is sent from a computer.

 No.                    Possible cause                                      Solutions                          References
  1       You did not connect the interface cable.        Connect the interface cables.                         3.8.3 Connecting
                                                                                                           the centronics
                                                                                                           interface
                                                                                                                3.8.4 Connecting
                                                                                                           the network interface
  2       One or more ink cartridges are not installed.   Install (an) ink cartridge(s).                        3.5 Installing ink
                                                                                                           cartridges
  3       Ink cartridge is empty.                         Replace the ink cartridge.                            5.2.1 Replacing
                                                                                                           ink cartridges


(4) The printer does not print and an error is generated after data is sent from a
computer.

 No.                    Possible cause                                      Solutions                          References
  1       The model setting of the computer is not        Make sure that the model settings on the              3.8 Connecting
          correct.                                        computer and the printer are the same.           the printer to your PC
  2       The interface setting or command mode on a
          computer and the printer do not match.


(5) Printouts are partially blurred or missing.

          NOTE
      •   You may not obtain reasonable quality with media other than recommended media.




 No.                    Possible cause                                      Solutions                          References
  1       The media is damp.                              Replace with new media.                               5.2.2 Replacing
  2       You used folded, creased, or curled media.                                                       roll media
                                                                                                                3.6.3 Loading
                                                                                                           sheet media
  3       Check the media for curling or liftoff.         Use the recommended media.                            4.3.1 Media type
                                                          When using media other than recommended
                                                          media, set the following items in the media
                                                                                                                4.4 Menu setup
                                                          setting menu.
                                                                                                           on the operation panel
                                                          • Media
                                                          • HeadHeight
                                                          • Stiff




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(6) printing position is not correct (some position is not printed.)

 No.                     Possible cause                                   Solutions                          References
  1       The loading position of the media is not      Load the media correctly.                             3.6.2 Loading
          correct.                                                                                       roll media
                                                                                                             3.6.3 Loading
                                                                                                         sheet media
  2       You used the scale or mirror setting.         Turn off the scale or mirror setting, or make         4.4 Menu setup
                                                        the setting again.                               on the operation panel
  3       You set the origin or starting position.      Turn off the origin or starting position setting,      4.4 Menu setup
                                                        or make the setting again.                        on the operation panel


(7) media jams occur frequently.

          NOTE
      •   We cannot ensure correct media feeding with media other than recommended media.




 No.                     Possible cause                                   Solutions                          References
  1       You did not use recommended media.            Use recommended media.                                4.3.1 Media type
  2       You used the printer in an environment other Use the printer in the specified environment.         4.3.2 Cautions on
          than that specified.                                                                           handling media
  3       You used old media.                           Replace with new media.                               5.2.2 Replacing
  4       You used folded, creased, or curled media.                                                     roll media
                                                                                                             3.6.3 Loading
                                                                                                         sheet media
  5       Check the media for curling or liftoff.       Use the recommended media.                            4.3.1 Media type
                                                        When using media other than recommended
                                                        media, set the following items in the media
                                                                                                              4.4 Menu setup
                                                        setting menu.
                                                                                                         on the operation panel
                                                        • Media
                                                        • HeadHeight
                                                        • Stiff


(8) Roll media cannot be cut correctly.

 No.                     Possible cause                                   Solutions                          References
  1       The edge of the cutting blade is not sharp.   Replace the cutting blade.                            5.2.3 Replacing
                                                                                                         the cutting blade
  2       The roll media has static electricity.        Remove the static electricity on the roll media. -




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(9) You cannot perform initial ink charging.

 No.                     Possible cause                                       Solutions                           References
  1       The front cover is open or the hold lever is up. Close the front cover and lower the hold lever.        3.6 Media
                                                                                                              handling
  2       Some of the 8 ink cartridges are not inserted    Load all of the 8 cartridges properly.                  3.5 Installing ink
          all the way in or not loaded properly.                                                              cartridges


(10) Ink is not used though you performed initial ink charge.

 No.                     Possible cause                                       Solutions                           References
  1       The ink cartridge is cold or frozen.             Leave the ink cartridge in normal temperature       5.3.3 Head
                                                           for three hours at least, and perform cleaning cleaning
                                                           a few times.
  2       You turned off the printer during the initial ink Turn on the printer to continue the initial ink        3.5 Installing ink
          charging.                                         charging.                                         cartridges
  3       The printer rarely prints correctly just after   Perform cleaning a few times and check again      5.3.3 Head
          initial ink charging.                            each time.                                   cleaning


(11) The media is off or damaged when loading it.

          NOTE
      •   Remove the jammed or damaged media, referring to "6.4 When media jams occur".




 No.                     Possible cause                                       Solutions                           References
  1       You did not use recommended media.               Use recommended media.                                  4.3.1 Media type
  2       The loading position of the media is not         Load the media correctly.                               3.6.2 Loading
          correct.                                                                                            roll media
                                                                                                                  3.6.3 Loading
                                                                                                              sheet media
  3       The stroller is not set correctly.               Set the scroller correctly.                             3.6.1 Attaching
                                                                                                              roll media
  4       Foreign material, such as piece of media, is     Clean the pressurizing roller.                          5.3.2 Cleaning
          attached to the pressurizing roller.                                                                inside the printer
  5       You used the printer in direct sunlight or other Use the printer in the specified environment.          7.2 Product
          locations not appropriate for the specified                                                         Specifications
          environment.
  6       You loaded sheet media into the printer.         Set the CutSize setting to Length or Width.             4.4 Menu setup
                                                                                                              on the operation panel
  7       You used folded, creased, or curled media.       Replace with new media.                                4.3.2 Cautions on
                                                                                                              handling media




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 No.                    Possible cause                                      Solutions                          References
  8       Check the media for curling or liftoff.         Use the recommended media.                           4.3.1 Media type
                                                          When using media other than recommended
                                                          media, set the following items in the media
                                                                                                                4.4 Menu setup
                                                          setting menu.
                                                                                                           on the operation panel
                                                          • Media
                                                          • HeadHeight
                                                          • Stiff


(12) Media is damaged during media Initial.

          NOTE
      •   Remove the jammed or damaged media, referring to "7.4 Options/Supply list".




 No.                    Possible cause                                      Solutions                          References
  1       You did not use recommended media.              Use recommended media.                               4.3.1 Media type
  2       The loading position of the media is not        Load the media correctly.                             3.6.2 Loading
          correct.                                                                                         roll media
                                                                                                               3.6.3 Loading
                                                                                                           sheet media
  3       You did not load the media straight into the    Load the media straight into the printer.             3.6.2 Loading
          printer.                                                                                         roll media
                                                                                                               3.6.3 Loading
                                                                                                           sheet media
  4       Foreign material, such as piece of media, is    Clean the pressurizing roller.                        5.3.2 Cleaning
          attached to the pressurizing roller.                                                             inside the printer
  5       You used the printer where air from an air      Use the printer in the specified environment.        7.2 Product
          conditioner blows or other location not                                                          Specifications
          appropriate for the specified environment.
  6       You loaded sheet media into the printer.        Set the CutSize setting to Length or Width.           4.4 Menu setup
                                                                                                           on the operation panel
  7       You used media folded, creased, damaged,        Replace the media.                                   4.3.2 Cautions on
          tore, curled, or inclined to be curled .                                                         handling media


(13) Tracing media or other thin media cannot be detected.

 No.                    Possible cause                                      Solutions                          References
  1       You did not use recommended media.              Use recommended media.                               4.3.1 Media type
  2       You used the printer in direct sunlight or other Use the printer in the specified environment.       7.2 Product
          locations not appropriate for the specified                                                      Specifications
          environment.




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(14) Media size is wrong during media Initial.

 No.                  Possible cause                                    Solutions                         References
  1    You did not use recommended media.             Use recommended media.                              4.3.1 Media type
  2    You did not load the media straight into the   Load the media straight into the printer.           3.6 Media
       printer.                                                                                       handling
  3    The curled surface of media is up when         Remove the curl in the media, or replace with     3.6 Media
       loading.                                       new media.                                    handling
  4    You used the printer where air from an air     Use the printer in the specified environment.       7.2 Product
       conditioner blows or other location not                                                        Specifications
       appropriate for the specified environment
  5    You reused printed media.                      Use new, not printed media.                         4.3.1 Media type


(15) Media is fed crooked while printing.

 No.                  Possible cause                                    Solutions                         References
  1    You did not use recommended media.             Use recommended media.                              4.3.1 Media type
  2    The loading position of the media is not       Load the media correctly.                            3.6.2 Loading
       correct.                                                                                       roll media
                                                                                                          3.6.3 Loading
                                                                                                      sheet media
  3    The stroller is not set correctly.             Set the stroller correctly.                          3.6.1 Attaching
                                                                                                      roll media


(16) The printer is not connected to a computer using the Centronics interface.

 No.                  Possible cause                                    Solutions                         References
  1    You did not connect the Centronics interface   Connect the Centronics interface cable               3.8.3 Connecting
       cable correctly.                               correctly.                                      the centronics
                                                                                                      interface
  2    When the printing data is transferred from the If the DATA lamp is not lit, contact the        -
       computer, the DATA lamp on the operation computer maker.
       panel is not lit.
  3    The Centronics setting on the printer does not Make the Centronics setting on the printer so     3.8.1 System
       match the setting on the computer.             that it matches the setting on the computer.  requirements
  4    The type of command that is currently set does Match the command setting of the printer to          4.4 Menu setup
       not match the command of a computer or a       the environment of a computer or a driver.      on the operation panel
       driver.


(17) The printed lines are blurry.

 No.                  Possible cause                                    Solutions                         References
  1    You did not use recommended media.             Use recommended media.                              4.3.1 Media type
  2    You used too thick or thin media.              Use recommended media.                              4.3.1 Media type
  3    You used bond media.                           Use recommended media.                              4.3.1 Media type



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 No.                  Possible cause                                      Solutions                       References
  4    The printed surface is not the printable side.   Pay attention to the printable side to load       3.6 Media
                                                        media correctly.                              handling
  5    Did you try head cleaning ?                      •Perform head cleaning.                            5.3.3 Head
                                                        •Perform strong cleaning.                     cleaning
                                                        •Clean the surface of the print head.
                                                                                                           5.3.4 Cleaning
                                                        •Perform long save cleaning.
                                                                                                      the cleaning wiper


(18) White or black lines appear on printouts.

 No.                  Possible cause                                      Solutions                       References
  1    You did not use recommended media.               Use recommended media.                            4.3.1 Media type
  2    The stroller is not set correctly.               Set the scroller correctly                         3.6.1 Attaching
                                                                                                      roll media


(19) Lines are missing on printouts.

 No.                  Possible cause                                      Solutions                       References
  1    The validity date of the ink cartridge is        Use a new ink cartridge.                           5.2.1 Replacing
       expired.                                                                                       ink cartridges
  2    You did not use recommended media.               Use recommended media.                            4.3.1 Media type
  3    Did you try minor adjustments for image          Try minor adjustments for image quality.          3.7.3 Alignment
       quality ?




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6.3 Error messages
This chapter explains the messages displayed on the operation panel both when the printer works
normally and when an error occurs, and the solutions for the errors.


6.3.1 Status messages

The following are the status messages while the printer works normally.

(1) Displays the operational status (1)
The following operational status is displayed on the first line on the operation panel.




 No.                       Display                                        Solutions                          References
  1       Ready to print                                Waiting for the next operation. (The media is -
                                                        loaded.)
  2       Media End                                     The printer is waiting for the next operation.       3.6 Media
                                                        (No media is loaded into the printer.)           handling
  3       Receiving                                     The printer is receiving data.                   -
  4       Converting                                    The printer is converting data.                  -
  5       Plotting                                      The printer is printing.                         -
  6       Check Waste Tank                              Replace the waste liquid tank.                        5.2.4 Replacing
                                                                                                         the waste liquid tank
  7       Check Head Counter                            Contact MUTOH local dealer.                      -
  8       Check Head Over Heat
  9       Check CR Counter
  10      Check PF Counter
  11      Check Pump Counter


          TIP
      •   The message "Check Pump Counter" is displayed on the LCD of operation panel when the each item below
          reaches the logical calculated lifetime:
          • If only Powerful Cleaning is executed, the message is appeared after approx. 3,000 times rotation.
                5.3.3 Head cleaning
          • If only Cleaning for changing ink type is executed, the message is appeared at approx. 100 times rotation.
                5.4 Changing Ink Types




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(2) Displays of the operational status (2)
The following operational status is displayed between the first and the third line on the operation panel.




 No.                      Display                                    Solutions                          References
  1    Ink Refil                                   The printer performs ink charging. Wait for a      3.5 Installing ink
       **min                                       while.                                        cartridges
  2    During cleaning                             The printer performs head cleaning. Wait for      5.3.3 Head
       **min                                       a while.                                     cleaning
  3    Media Initial                               The printer performs initial setting of media.       3.6.4 Setting
       ********                                    Wait for a while.                                media type
                                                   ******** indicates the media type setting
                                                   made.
  4    During discharge                            The printer performs head cleaning and ink           5.4 Changing Ink
       Wait for a while                            discharging. Wait for a while.                   Types
  5    During washing                              The printer performs cleaning the print head.     5.4 Changing Ink
       Wait for a while                            Wait for a while.                             Types



6.3.2 Message type error display and solutions

The following are the message type error display and their solutions.
The following message type error display are displayed when an error occurs while operating the printer.
When one of the following message type error display appear, the printer may stop operation.
If the printer stops operation, solve the problem to delete the error message and restart the printer.

(1) Error messages regarding media feeding
The following error message is displayed on the first line on the operation panel.




 No.               Display                 Descriptions                      Solutions                  References
  1    Undefined media              The printer failed to detect the Reload the media.                   3.6.2 Loading
                                    media.                                                          roll media
                                    (The printer stops.)
  2    Media Slant                  The media was fed at an angle Reload the media.                     3.6.3 Loading
                                    into the printer.                                               sheet media
                                    (The printer stops.)



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 No.                Display                      Descriptions                      Solutions                  References
  3       End Of Roll                    Roll media runs out.             Load new roll media.                5.2.2 Replacing
                                         (The printer stops.)                                            roll media
  4       Cover Open                     The front cover is open. (The Close the front cover.            -
                                         printer stops.)
  5       Please Set Media               The pressure roller is raised.   Set the media, and lower the   -
                                         There is no media.               pressure roller.
  6       Media JAM Error                The media has jammed.            Remove the jammed media,           6.4 When media
                                         (The printer stops.)             and reset a media.             jams occur


(2) Error messages regarding warnings of the remaining ink
The following error message is displayed on the forth line on the operation panel.




 No.                Display                      Descriptions                      Solutions                  References
  1       Near End [*]                   The ink is running short in the Prepare a new ink cartridge.         5.2.1 Replacing
                                         ink cartridge.                                                  ink cartridges
                                         (The printer continues to
                                         perform.)


          TIP
      •   The [*] of the error will display shows the color of the ink causing the error according to the following codes:
          • 1-8 : ink cartridge slot number(    3.5 Installing ink cartridges)
          • All : All ink cartridges




(3) Other error messages
The following error message is displayed on the forth line on the operation panel




 No.                Display                      Descriptions                      Solutions                  References
  1       Ink Status                     Ink cartridge(s) is (are)        Replace the ink cartridge(s)        5.2.1 Replacing
          Cartridge [*]                  empty.                                                          ink cartridges
                                         (The printer stops.)




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 No.                Display                      Descriptions                      Solutions                  References
  2       Ink Status                     Initial filling has not been    Perform initial filling of the        3.5 Installing ink
          No Filled [*]                  performed.                      ink.                             cartridges
  3       Not original ink               You did not load MUTOH's        Load MUTOH's                          5.2.1 Replacing
                                         recommended ink cartridge.      recommended ink cartridge.       ink cartridges
                                         (The printer stops.)
  4       Memory Status                  Short of memory while           Consider increasing the          -
          NoMemory                       converting or printing data.    memory capacity.
          DIMM 64 MB


          TIP
      •   The [*] of the error will display shows the color of the ink causing the error according to the following codes:
          • 1-8 : ink cartridge slot number
          • All : All ink cartridges




6.3.3 Data error display and solutions

Following are data error displays and their solutions during printer operations.
Data error display are displayed when a communication error occurrs between a computer and the
printer.
If data error display occurs, the following error messages are displayed and the printer stops.
Solve the problem to delete the error message and restart the printer.




 No.                Message                      Descriptions                      Solutions                  References
  1       Online status                  An error has occurred while     Confirm the communication             4.4 Menu setup
          I** Err. [   ]                 receiving data.                 condition between the            on the operation panel
                                                                         computer and the printer.
  2       Online Status                  Detecting of the network        Turn OFF the printer.            3.4 Turning the
          Ntew. Check Err.               board is failed.                After 10 seconds or more      power ON/OFF
                                                                         have passed, turn it back ON.
  3       Online Status                  Initializing of the network
          Ntew. Init. Err.               board is failed.                Contact MUTOH local dealer.

  4       Online Status                  An error has occurred on the
          Ntew. Trouble                  network board.


          NOTE
      •   *** in error messages are code number indicating what kind of error occurred.




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6.3.4 Command error display and solutions

Following are command error descriptions and their solutions during the printer operations.
Command errors are displayed when an error has occurred while converting the command data sent from
a computer to the printer.
If a command error occurs, the following error messages are displayed and the printer stops.
Solve the problem to delete the error message and restart the printer.




 No.               Message                      Description                       Solutions            References
  1       command status                Invalid command data is sent Make sure that the settings of    4.4 Menu setup
          MH** Error                    from a computer.             the computer and the printer on the operation panel
          [ ]                                                        match.


          NOTE
      •   *** in error messages are code numbers indicating what kind of error occurred.

      •   [ ] may indicate the command code of the error.

      •   For the settings on a computer, refer to the computer's operation manual.




6.3.5 Error requiring a restart

Following are descriptions and their solutions of error requiring a restart.
Error requiring a restart are displayed when the following fatal error has occurred during printer
operation.
• Foreign material disturbing the printer operation is involved in the printer.
• An electrical circuit (such as board, motor, or sensor) failure has occurred.
• An error on control program of the printer has occurred.
If error requiring a restart has occurred, the printer works as shown below then stops.
(1) Power relating to the driving system is shut off automatically.
(2) All indicator lights on the operation panel are turned on and beeps sound continuously.
(3) An error message is displayed on the operation panel.
Press any key on the operation panel to stop the beep sounds.
If error requiring a restart has occurred, solve the problems to restart the printer and delete the error.
If the same error message is displayed again, contact MUTOH local dealer. Be sure to inquire by the
code numbers of the error messages.




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 No.               Message                      Descriptions                      Solutions                 References
  1       E System error***             An error which cannot be      1. If foreign material such as a 6.4 When media
                                        solved promptly has occurred. piece of media or media dust jams occur
                                                                      are involved in the driving
          [ ]
                                                                      system, remove them.
                                                                        2. Make sure that the replaced     5.2 Replacing
                                                                        parts are installed correctly. consumables
                                                                        3. Turn off the printer. After
                                                                        10 seconds or more have
                                                                        passed, turn it back on.


          NOTE
      •   *** in error messages are code numbers indicating what kind of error occurred.

      •   [ ] may indicate the command code of the error.

      •   For the settings on a computer, refer to the computer's operation manual.




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6.4 When media jams occur
If the loaded media is jammed in the printer, follow the steps below to remove the jammed media.


6.4.1 How to remove a piece of media (roll media)

1. Press [F2] to raise the pressurizing roller.
    • The MEDIA SET lamp will turn on (orange).
    • The following message is displayed on the operation panel.




       NOTE
•   When raising or lowering the pressurizing roller, you can use the foot switch instead of the control panel.




                       1




                         No.                                   Name
                           1    Foot switch

2. Hold the scroller and wind up the roll media by hand.




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                                                                     1



                      No.                              Name
                       1    Scroller

3. If a piece of media or media dust are in the printer, open the front cover and remove the media or
   media dust.

      CAUTION

•   Be sure not to pinch your fingers while opening and closing media cover.




          1




                      No.                              Name
                       1    Front cover

4. If there is an error requiring restart, turn the printer off and then on.


6.4.2 How to remove a piece of media (cut media)

1. Press [F2] to raise the pressurizing roller.
      • The MEDIA SET lamp will turn on (orange).
      • The following message is displayed on the operation panel.




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       NOTE
•   When raising or lowering the pressurizing roller, you can use the foot switch instead of the control panel.




                       1




                         No.                                   Name
                           1    Foot switch

2. If a piece of media or media dust are in the printer, open the front cover and remove the piece of
   media or media dust.

      CAUTION

•   Be sure not to pinch your fingers while opening and closing media cover.




           1




                         No.                                   Name
                           1    Front cover



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3. If there is an error requiring a restart, turn the printer off and then on.




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7 Appendix

7.1 Introduction
This section explains the specifications, optional parts and supplies, installation procedures for optional
parts.



7.2 Product Specifications

                    Item                                               Specifications
Model name                               RJ-8000
Printing method                          On demand piezo drive method
Drive method                             Firmware servo/DC motor drive
Media feed method                        Multi-point pressure grid roller method
Media fixing method                      Pressurizing roller auto-down method
Media supply and      Sheet media        Front media supply/front media discharge
discharge
                      Roll media         Back feeding/front media discharge
Outer diameter of roll 2 inch            103mm(4in.) or less
media
                       3 inch            150mm(5.9in.) or less
Max. media length     Sheet media        1200mm(47.2in.)
                      Roll media         50m(164ft.)
Max. media width                         • RJ-8000-50:1273mm(50in.)
                                         • RJ-8000-64:1651mm(64in.)
                                         • RJ-8000-87:2240mm(87in.)
Max. print length      Sheet media       1178mm(46.4in.)
                      Roll media         13m(43ft.)
Max. print width                         • RJ-8000-50:1263mm
                                         • RJ-8000-64:1641mm
                                         • RJ-8000-87:2230mm
printing margins      Sheet media        Front: 5mm, Back: 17mm, Left: 5mm, Right: 5mm
                      Roll media         Front: 5mm, Back: 5mm, Left: 5mm, Right:
Media cut method                         Side cut auto-cut method/Manual Cut
Head height adjustment                   Three levels: Low/Normal/High
CPU                                      64Bit RISC CPU,
Memory                                   Standard: 128MB, Max.: 256MB
Commands                                 MH-GL, MH-GL2, MH-RTL (RTL-PASS)




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                       Item                                              Specifications
Interface                                    •Bi-directional centronic method
                                             (IEEE1284 compliant; compatible, nibble, ECP mode)
                                             •Network interface
                                             (Ethernet IEEE802.3)
Ink                      Supply method       Tube supply method from 8 independent color cartridges
                         Cartridges          Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Light Cyan, Light Magenta, Green, Orange:
                                             220ml±5ml, each
Environmental conditions                                Temperature                            Humidity
      Operation environment                  10°C - 35°C,                         20% - 80%, and free from
                                                                                  condensation
      Printing precision assurance range     16°C - 25°C,                         40% - 60%, and free from
                                                                                  condensation
      Rate of change                         No more than 2°C per hour            No more than 5% per hour
      Storage            When ink has not    -10°C - 60°C                         5% - 85%, and free from
      environment        been discharged                                          condenstation
                         When ink has been   -10°C - 40°C                         20% - 85%, and free from
                         discharged                                               condensation
Power source             Voltage             AC 100 - 120V/220V-240V±10V
                         Frequency           50Hz / 60Hz±1Hz
Outer diameter           Height              1221mm(48in.)
dimensions
                         Width               • RJ-8000-50:2670mm(105in.)
                                             • RJ-8000-64:3069mm(121in.)
                                             • RJ-8000-87:3637mm(143in.)
                         Depth               720mm(28.3in.)
Mass                                         • RJ-8000-50:170kg (375Lbs.)
                                             • RJ-8000-64:195kg (431Lbs.)
                                             • RJ-8000-87:215kg (475Lbs.)




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7.3 Interface Specifications
This section explains the specifications for the interfaces supported by this product.


7.3.1 Centronics Bidirection Parallel Interface:IEEE1284)
      Specifications

(1) Interface Specifications

         Item                                                     Specifications
Transmission modes      Compatible , Nibble , ECP Mode
Data length             8 bits
Transmission            Unidirectional (receving only), Bidirectional
direction
Connector pin
number




(2) Table of parallel interface pin numbers and signals

   Pin                                                              Pin
                Connection signal        Signal direction                   Connection signal   Signal direction
 number                                                           number
     1          STROBE                 To printer←                  19     SG
     2          DATA1                  To and from                  20     SG
                                       printer←→
     3          DATA2                  To and from                  21     SG
                                       printer←→
     4          DATA3                  To and from                  22     SG
                                       printer←→
     5          DATA4                  To and from                  23     SG
                                       printer←→
     6          DATA5                  To and from                  24     SG
                                       printer←→
     7          DATA6                  To and from                  25     SG
                                       printer←→
     8          DATA7                  To and from                  26     SG
                                       printer←→
     9          DATA8                  To and from                  27     SG
                                       printer←→
    10          ACK                    From printer→                28     SG
    11          BUSY                   From printer→                29     SG



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   Pin                                                                 Pin
                 Connection signal          Signal direction                   Connection signal    Signal direction
 number                                                              number
     12          P ERROR                From printer→                  30     SG
     13          SELECTED               From printer→                  31     INIT                 To printer←
     14          AUTOFD                 To printer←                    32     FAULT                From printer→
     15          Not connected                                         33     Not connected
     16          SG                                                    34     Not connected
     17          FG                                                    35     Not connected
     18          +5V                                                   36     SELECTIN             To printer←


(3) Recommended centronics cable specifications

          Item                                                       Specifications
Interface                Dual-direction Parallel Interface:IEEE1284
Structure                AWG28×18 (twisted pair wiring)
Shield construction      Metallic tape+weaving(double shielded cable)
Characteristic           62Ω
impedance



7.3.2 Network Interface (Optional) Specifications

             Item                                                       Specifications
       NetWork Type              Ethernet IEEE802.3
          NetWork I/F            10 Base-T,100 Base-TX(automativ switching)
                                 (RJ-45 connector, twisted pair cable, ycategory 5)
            Protocol             TCP/IP
             Mode                • ftp
                                 • lpr
                                 • socket
            Functions            • Automatic protocol recognition
                                 • Transmission speed up to 4 MB/s
                                 • Network environment setting by Web.




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7.4 Options/Supply list

7.4.1 Options

(1) Interface cable

                            Name            Model                     Sales units
Centronics cable (3.6m)             PCT36               1 box (includes one set)


(2) Expansion memory

                            Name            Model                     Sales units
Expansion memory (256MB DIMM)       DIMM 256M           1 box (includes one set)


(3) Hard disk

                            Name            Model                     Sales units
Hard disk (20GB)                    RJ8000-HDD-ASSY     1 box (includes one set)


(4) Winding unit

                            Name            Model                     Sales units
Winding unit (50 in.)               RJ8000-TUP-50       1 box (includes one set)
Winding unit (64 in.)               RJ8000-TUP-64       1 box (includes one set)
Winding unit (87 in.)               RJ8000-TUP-80       1 box (includes one set)


(5) Scroller

                            Name            Model                     Sales units
Scroller (50 in.)                   RJ8000-SCR-50       1 box (includes one set)
Scroller (64 in.)                   RJ8000-SCR-64       1 box (includes one set)
Scroller (87 in.)                   RJ8000-SCR-87       1 box (includes one set)
Scroller stocker (50 in., 64 in.)   RJ8000-SR-ST50/64   1 box (includes one set)
Scroller stocker (87 in.)           RJ8000-SR-ST87      1 box (includes one set)



7.4.2 Supply

(1) Ink cartridge

                            Name            Model                     Sales units
Ink cartridge K (Dye/Black)         RJ-FGINKS-BK2       1 box (includes one set)




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                            Name                                 Model                         Sales units
Ink cartridge C (Dye/Cyan)                               RJ-FGINKS-CY2           1 box (includes one set)
Ink cartridge M (Dye/Magenta)                            RJ-FGINKS-MA2           1 box (includes one set)
Ink cartridge Y (Dye/Yellow)                             RJ-FGINKS-YE2           1 box (includes one set)
Ink cartridge Lc (Dye/Light cyan)                        RJ-FGINKS-LC2L          1 box (includes one set)
Ink cartridge Lm (Dye/Light magenta)                     RJ-FGINKS-LM2L          1 box (includes one set)
Ink cartridge K (Pigment/Black)                          RJ-FGINKG-BK2           1 box (includes one set)
Ink cartridge C (Pigment/Cyan)                           RJ-FGINKG-CY2           1 box (includes one set)
Ink cartridge M (Pigment/Magenta)                        RJ-FGINKG-MA2           1 box (includes one set)
Ink cartridge Y (Pigment/Yellow)                         RJ-FGINKG-YE2           1 box (includes one set)
Ink cartridge Lc (Pigment/Light cyan)                    RJ-FGINKG-LC2L          1 box (includes one set)
Ink cartridge Lm (Pigment/Light magenta)                 RJ-FGINKG-LM2L          1 box (includes one set)
Ink cartridge O (Pigment/Orange)                         RJ-FGINKG-OG2           1 box (includes one set)
Ink cartridge G (Pigment/Green)                          RJ-FGINKG-GR2           1 box (includes one set)
Cleaning liquid                                          RJ-FGCLS*1              1 box (includes one set)


(2) Roll media

       NOTE
   •    For more information about the recommended media, contact MUTOH local leader.

   •    Problems caused by use of the media other than those recommended will not be covered by warranty (repairs will
        require a fee).




(3) Cloth for cleaning the cleaning wiper

                            Name                                 Model                         Sales units
media towel Bencott                                      RJ-BE                   1 box (includes 100 sheets)


(4) Other supplies

                            Name                                 Model                         Sales units
Replacement cutting blade                                RJ3-CBS                 1 box (includes 1)
Tank for the waste liquid                                RJ8000-HET              1 box (includes one set)




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7.5 Installing Options
When installing optional parts purchased with your printer, refer to the procedures below.

       CAUTION

   •    Before installation of options, always perform the following.
        • Turn the power source to the product off.
        • Remove the power source plug from the outlet.
        • Remove all cables connected to the printer.
        Failure to do so could result in damage to the printer or your computer.
        • Touch a metallic section of the product, to remove any static electricity in
        your body. The electronic components can be damaged from static electricity.
   •    When installing options, do not touch the elements on the circuit board. The
        elements on the boards can be very hot, and can cause burns.




7.5.1 Installing expansion memory

This product has the following memory installed as standard, but it can be expanded optionally up to
256MB (memory sold separately).
• RJ-8000-50 :128MB
• RJ-8000-64 :128MB

                  Name                                                      Model
Expansion memory (256MB)                    DIMM 256M


       NOTE
   •    RJ-8000-87 is loaded with the standard 256MB memory. Memory expansion exceeding this is not possible.




Use the following procedure to install the expansion memory.
1. Remove the maintenance cover on the side of the printer.


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                         No.                                     Name
                           1    Maintenance cover

2. Loosen the 8 screws inside the maintenance cover. Remove the expansion memory cover.



                            2              1



                 1                                     1




                                       1



                         No.                                     Name
                           1    Screws
                           2    Expansion memory cover

3. Push the tab on the right side of the memory expansion slot on the board to remove the memory from
   the board.




                                                   1




                                               2



                         No.                                     Name
                           1    Memory
                           2    Expansion slot

4. Insert the memory card into the expansion slot in the board, as shown in the figure below.
   • Align the notched side of the memory card with the slot.

       NOTE
•   The expansion slot has a feature to prevent improper insertions. If the expansion slot does not go in, do not try to force
    it in. This can damage the expansion slot.




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                                              1




                                          2



                        No.                                   Name
                          1    Expansion slot
                          2    Expansion memory

5. Reinstall the maintenance cover.
6. Connect the disconnected cables.

        TIP
•   Refer to "3.2 Connecting the power cable" for details on how to install the power source cable.




7.5.2 How to use the winding unit

If the winding unit is installed on the printer, the printed media can be automatically re-wound to the
scroller.

                               Name                                                           Model
winding unit (50 in.)                                                  RJ-80-TUP-50
winding unit (64 in.)                                                  RJ-80-TUP-64
winding unit (87 in.)                                                  RJ-80-TUP-80


        TIP
    •   Refer to "RJ-8000 winding unit Operation Manual" when installing and using the winding unit.




7.5.3 Installation of the hard disk

Installing a hard disk in this unit will allow to process large data effectively.




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                                   Name                                                               Model
Hard disk (20GB)                                                               RJ8000-HDD-ASSY


        NOTE
    •    When re-installing the exchanged hard disk, always install to the original printer.
         Problems that occur due to switch the hard disks among plural printers, are not guaranteed.




              HDD         HDD                  HDD                         HDD




1. Remove the hard disk slot on the back face of the unit.
   • Hard disk slot cover



                                                                                             1




                          No.                                     Name
                           1     Hard disk slot cover

2. Insert the hard disk into the hard disk expansion slot of the board.
   • Match the cut out section of the hard disk to the slot.

        NOTE
•   The hard disk slot has a feature to prevent improper insertions. If the hard disk does not go in, do not try to force it in.
    This can damage the hard disk.




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                                                                                           1




                          No.                                  Name
                           1    Hard disk

3. Connect the disconnected cables.

        TIP
•   Refer to "3.2 Connecting the power cable" for details on how to install the power source cable.




7.5.4 How to use the scroller (optional)

If the scroller (sold separately) is used, it is possible to store the spare roll media while it is attached to
the scroller. (    7.5.5 Using scroller stocker)
 Also, as there are 3 movable paper stoppers included with the scroller (sold separately), it is possible to
attach 2 narrow roll media to the scroller at the same time.

                                 Name                                                            Model
scroller (50-inch spec)                                                    RJ8000-SCR-50
scroller (64-inch spec)                                                    RJ8000-SCR-64
scroller (87-inch spec)                                                    RJ8000-SCR-87


        NOTE
    •   However it is not possible to attach 2 narrow roll media to the unit at the same time.
        When printing, please select one of the roll media.




To load the 2 rolls of narrow roll media into the scroller simultaneously, follow the steps below.
1. "3.6.1Attaching roll media" to attach the first roll media to the scroller.
2. If using a roll media whose cardboard core diameter is 2 inches, remove the adapters of the movable
   flanges (2 pieces).




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                                      1                  2                  2         1




                         No.                                   Name
                           1    Movable flange
                           2    Adaptor

3. Attach the second movable flange to the scroller.


                                                                        1
                                                                                1           2



                                                                    2


                         No.                                   Name
                           1    Movable flange
                           2    scroller

4. Set the roll media to the scroller in such a way that the media is wound counterclockwise when
   looking from the second movable flange.

       NOTE
•   Set the roll media on a flat place such as a desk.




                                                                    2
                                             1




                         No.                                   Name
                           1    Movable flange
                           2    roll media




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5. Push the roll media all the way in until the core of the roll media touches the right edge of the second
   movable flange.


                                        1                 2




                     No.                              Name
                      1    Movable flange
                      2    roll media

6. Attach the third movable flange to the core of the roll media and secure the media.




                     No.                              Name
                      1    Movable flange
                      2    roll media

7. Screw the third movable media flange and secure the roll media to the scroller.




                     No.                              Name
                      1    Movable flange
                      2    scroller

8. Follow the steps in "3.6.1Attaching roll media" to set the scroller to the scroller receiver of the
   printer.
9. Follow the instructions in "3.6.2 Loading roll media" to set one of the roll media installed in steps 1
   through 8.




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7.5.5 Using scroller stocker

When using the optional (sold separately) scroller stocker, it is possible to attach 2 scrollers with roll
media set on them.

                    Name                                                          Model
Scroller stocker (50 in., 64 in.)                      RJ-8000-SR-ST50 • 64
Scroller stocker (87 in.)                              RJ-8000-SR-ST87


        NOTE
    •    It is possible to attach 2 roll media with cardboard core diameters of 2 inches (external diameter 103mm), or 3
         inches (external diameter 150mm or less).




Attach the scroller to scroller stocker according to the following procedure.
(1) When attaching to the 50-inch or 64-inch spec printer.
1. Attach the scroller stocker (2 pcs.) to the leg connectors of the stand provided.




                                                1                2            1



                            No.                                      Name
                             1      Scroller stocker
                             2      Leg inter-connection

2. Attach the scroller to the scroller stocker.




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                                                                                                               2




                                             1                                 1



                         No.                                   Name
                          1     Scroller stocker
                          2     Scroller


        NOTE
•   It is possible to attach 2 roll media with cardboard core diameters of 2 inches (external diameter 103mm), or 3 inches
    (external diameter 150mm or less).




(2) When attaching to the 87-inch spec printer
1. Place the scroller stocker on the flat place near the printer.
2. Attach the scroller to the scroller stocker.




    1                                                                                                               2




                         No.                                   Name
                          1     scrollerstocker
                          2     scroller




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7.6 Glossary
This manual includes words that are used with meanings that are different from their normal usage, as
well as some special terminology specific to printers.
These words are defined below.

<A>
Application            Software for performing business functions on computer. Includes word
software               processing software, spreadsheet software, and image processing software.


<B>
Bit                    Abbreviation for "binary digit", the unit for data used by computers and
                       printers. Indicated with 2 numbers, 0 and 1.


<C>
CPU                    Abbreviation for central processing unit

Carriage               Part that moves the print head and cutting blade left to right

Coat media             Semi-transparent, non-glossy media made from lumber pulp


<D>
dpi                    Unit of resolution. Indicates the dots per inch that can be printed in a width of
                       25.4mm (1 inch)

Double click           Quickly pressing the mouse button 2 times


<H>
High-quality media     Matte media for color printing

Head cleaning          Function for cleaning out ink that has built up on the head surface or in the
                       nozzle

Help file              File that explains software operation methods. Displayed by clicking "Help"
                       on the printer settings screen. Also called online help.


<I>
Ink cartridge          Cartridge that contains ink for printing.

Ink jet printer        Printer that ejects ink from the nozzle on the head onto the media.




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Ink discharge       Operation to remove ink from parts inside the printer, such as the ink tube and
operation           print head, to prevent accidents such as ink leakage when transporting the
                    printer.

Install             The process of copying data and software from a floppy disk or CD-ROM
                    onto the hard disk of a computer, and setting it up for use.

Interface           Connection point where different devices are connected on a computer. Or,
                    connection specifications for hardware and software to exchange data
                    between such devices.

Interface cable     Cable connecting the printer and the computer

Inch                Unit of length. 1 inch equals 25.4mm.

Ink replenishment   Loading ink to the tip of the print head nozzle to prepare for printing

Initial values      Values set when the printer leaves the factory

Initialization      Operation from when the printer power source is turned on until it is ready to
routine             print

Initial media       Movement after media is loaded, until the printer is ready to print
movement


<J>
JIS                 Abbreviation for Japan Industrial Standard


<L>
LL point            Lower left position of the hard clip

Local printer       Printer connected directly to a computer via an interface cable


<M>
MH-GL, MH-GL2       printer commands for vector data printing, developed by MUTOH Industries
                    Ltd. The HP-GL and HP-GL2 commands are standard.

MH-RTL              Luster data printer command, developed by MUTOH Industries Ltd.

media drift         When the media does not adhere to the printing board

media jam           When media jams while printing

Mat film            Semi-transparent, non-glossy media made from polyester

Media loading       Position for aligning the media when loading it into the printer
position

Media feed          Direction in which media is fed while prinsting
direction




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<N>
Network Printer       Printer connected to the computer via a network


<O>
Operating system      Basic software that manages the computer system. Abbreviated as OS.

Optional              In this manual, refers to accessories related to the printer that are sold
                      separately.

Online help           Help files

Origin                Standard position for printing data drawn with printer


<P>
P1 point              One of the printer scaling points.

Pressurizing roller   Structure that presses media loaded into the printer to hold it into place

Photo media           Opaque, glossy media made from polyester

Printing margin       Spaces on media where printing is not possible

Printing region       Regions on the media where printing is ensured, without content loss. Printing
                      data that falls outside of these regions may not be printed.

Parallel interface    Forwarding-type interface that forwards data 8 bits at a time

Power on cleaning     Head cleaning function performed when the power source is turned on

Plug and play         Function that allows the immediate use of a peripheral device, such as a
                      printer, as soon as automatic operation environment settings are made, simply
                      by connecting the device to your computer. Included with Windows95/98.

Print head            Part that prints by spraying ink onto media. Located in a position where it can
                      not be seen without removing the cover.

Printer command       Language used to operate the printer

Printer driver        Software that converts application software commands into printer
                      commands


<R>
RAM                   Abbreviation for random access memory, for reading and writing data

Resolution            Index for indicating the detail of quality. Generally expressed in units of dpi.
                      Quality improves with greater resolution, but data size and printing time
                      increase.

Roll media            Long media that is cut to a standard size and width, and rolled onto a tube




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<S>
Sheet media      media cut into sheets of a standard size

Supply           In this manual, refers to the consumable accessories for this printer

Scroller         Tool for installing and feeding roll media

Scaling point    Imaginary point that is set as the standard when the printer is printing


<U>
User's media     In this manual, refers to media other than the media specified by MUTOH




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RJ-8000 Operation Manual   Setup Menu Configuration Diagram



<Memo>
Setup Menu Configuration Diagram                                               RJ-8000 Operation Manual




Setup Menu Configuration Diagram
For Setup menu configuration diagram, refer to the followings.



       TIP
•   For details of the setup items, refer to “4.4 Menu setup on the operation panel panel”.

•   [F1] to [F4] are the key names which can be operated on each setup item.

•   < > in each table shows the parameters set at the factory (initial settings)
RJ-8000 Operation Manual                                                                                                                                                                                        Setup Menu Configuration Diagram




          Setup Menu Configulation Diagram (1/3)

              * Setup Menu * (1/6)                          [F1] InkStatus
                                                            [F2] OriginSet
                                                            [F3] TestPrint   * TestPrint * (1/2)   [F1] Setup
                                                                                                   [F2] NozzleCheck
                                                                                                   [F3] Adj.Uni-d
                                                                                                   [F4] Adj.Bi-d
                                                                             * TestPrint * (2/2)   [F1] Palette
                                                                                                   [F2] Maintenance
                                                            [F4] MediaSet    [F1] Media            * Media * (1/2)    [F1] User1               * User1 - 8 * (1/2)   [F1] ThinOut        50% - <100%>
                                                                                                                      [F2] User2                                     [F2] Ink DryTimer   0sec - <30sec> - 270sec - 60min
                                                                                                                      [F3] User3                                     [F3] Height         [F1] <Low>
                                                                                                                      [F4] User4                                                         [F2] Middle
                                                                                                   * Media * (2/2)    [F1] User5                                                         [F3] High
                                                                                                                      [F2] User6                                     [F4] Stiff          [F1] Soft
                                                                                                                      [F3] User7                                                         [F2] <normal>
                                                                                                                      [F4] User8               * User1 - 8 * (2/2)   [F1] Thick          50 m - <100 m> - 1500 m
                                                                                                                                                                     [F2] Dist.Adj       [F1] Print1
                                                                                                                                                                                         [F2] Change                       90.00% - <100.00%> - 110.00%
                                                                                                                                                                                         [F3] Print2

                                                                             [F2] CutSize          [F1] Auto
                                                                                                   [F2] <Length>
                                                                                                   [F3] Width
                                                                             [F3] TopFeed          <0mm> - 400mm
                                                                             [F4] MediaCut         [F1] <auto>        * Shortest Cut Paper *   <100mm> - 700mm
                                                                                                   [F2] Manual
                                                                                                   [F3] Off
              To "Setup Menu Configulation Diagram (2/3)"
Setup Menu Configuration Diagram                                                                                                                                                                                              RJ-8000 Operation Manual




           Setup Menu Configulation Diagram (2/3)
             To "Setup Menu Configulation Diagram (1/3)"
             *Setup Menu* (2/6)                          [F1] PrintMode    [F1] PrnMode1       * PrnMode1 - 4 * (1/2)   [F1] ColorMode                  * ColorMode *                 [F1] 4Col.Nor
                                                                           [F2] PrnMode2                                                                (4 colors: 87in.)             [F2] 4Col.High
                                                                           [F3] PrnMode3                                                                * ColorMode *                 [F1] 4Col.Dye
                                                                           [F4] PrnMode4                                                                (4 colors: Pigment and Dye)   [F2] 4Col.Pig
                                                                                                                                                        * ColorMode *                 [F1] 6Col.LcLm
                                                                                                                                                        (6 colors, 8colors)           [F2] 6Col.OG
                                                                                                                                                                                      [F3] 8Col.
                                                                                                                        [F2] Condition                  * Condition * (1/5)           [F1] 360 x 360dpi       * Interlace *               [F1] 1pass
                                                                                                                                                                                      [F2] 720 x 360dpi                                   [F2] 1passFew
                                                                                                                                                                                      [F3] 360 x 720dpi                                   [F3] 2pass
                                                                                                                                                                                      [F4] Diagonal 720dpi                                [F4] 4pass
                                                                                                                                                        * Condition * (2/5)           [F1] 720 x 720dpi
                                                                                                                                                                                      [F2] 1080 x 1080dpi
                                                                                                                                                                                      [F3] 1440 x 720dpi
                                                                                                                                                                                      [F4] 720 x 1440dpi
                                                                                                                                                        * Condition * (3/5)           [F1] Diagonal 1440dpi
                                                                                                                                                                                      [F2] 1440 x 1440dpi
                                                                                                                                                                                      [F3] 2160 x 1080dpi
                                                                                                                                                                                      [F4] 1080 x 2160dpi
                                                                                                                                                        * Condition * (4/5)           [F1] Diagonal 2160dpi
                                                                                                                                                                                      [F2] 2160 x 2160dpi
                                                                                                                                                                                      [F3] 2880 x 1440dpi
                                                                                                                                                                                      [F4] 1440 x 2880dpi
                                                                                                                                                        * Condition * (5/5)           [F1] Diagonal 2880dpi
                                                                                                                                                                                      [F2] 2880 x 2880dpi
                                                                                                                        [F3] Direction                  [F1] UniDir.
                                                                                                                                                        [F2] BiDir.
                                                                                                                        [F4] RepeatPrn.                 [F1] Count                    <1cnt> - 99cnt
                                                                                                                                                        [F2] IntervalTime             <0.0sec> - 5.0sec
                                                                                               * PrnMode1 - 4 * (2/2)   [F1] HeadSpeed                  [F1] <Normal>
                                                                                                                                                        [F2] Fine
                                                           [F2] Command    * Command * (1/2)   [F1] Command             [F1] MH-GL,GL2
                                                                                                                        [F2] MH-GL2
                                                                                                                        [F3] <RTL-PASS>
                                                                                               [F2] Step                [F1] <0.025mm>
                                                                                                                        [F2] 0.010mm
                                                                                               [F3] Position            [F1] <P1>
                                                                                                                        [F2] LL
                                                                                                                        [F3] Full
                                                                                               [F4] Terminator          [F1] Normal
                                                                                                                        [F2] <Special>
                                                                           * Command * (2/2)   [F1] Resolu.             * Resolu. * (1/2)               [F1] 300dpi
                                                                                                                                                        [F2] <36d0pi>
                                                                                                                                                        [F3] 600dpi
                                                                                                                                                        [F4] 720dpi
                                                                                                                        * Resolu. * (2/2)               [F1] 1200dpi
                                                                                                                                                        [F2] 1440dpi
                                                                                                                                                        [F3] 2160dpi
                                                                                                                                                        [F4] 2880dpi
                                                                                               [F2] OnlineTimer         OFF / 2sec - <30sec> - 800sec
                                                                                               [F3] Overwrite           [F1] <Last>
                                                                                                                        [F2] Mix
                                                                                               [F4] Halftone            [F1] <Speed>
                                                                                                                        [F2] Quality
                                                                                                                        [F3] Thin
                                                           [F3] Layout     [F1] Direct.        [F1] MAX/MIN
                                                                                               [F2] <Command>
                                                                           [F2] Joint          [F1] On
                                                                                               [F2] <Off>
                                                                           [F3] CutPos.        [F1] Standard
                                                                                               [F2] <Data>
                                                           [F4] Function   [F1] CMY->K         [F1] <No>
                                                                                               [F2] Yes
                                                                           [F2] Scale          25% - <100%> - 400%
                                                                           [F3] Mirror         [F1] <Off>
                                                                                               [F2] Y On
             To "Setup Menu Configulation Diagram (3/3)"
Setup Menu Configuration Diagram                                                                                                                          RJ-8000 Operation Manual




           Setup Menu Configulation Diagram (3/3)

              To "Setup Menu Configulation Diagram (3/3)"
              *Setup Menu* (3/6)                          [F1] RollSetup   [F1] Disable
                                                                           [F2] Roll1           * Roll1 - 3 *         1m - <30m> - 99m
                                                                           [F3] Roll2
                                                                           [F4] Roll3
                                                         [F2] Centro.      [F1] Centro.
                                                                           [F2] BiCentro.
                                                         [F3] Network      * Network * (1/2)    [F1] IPaddress        <000.000.000.000> -
                                                                                                                      192.034.043.015 - 255.255.255.255
                                                                                                [F2] SubnetMask       000.000.000.000 -
                                                                                                                      <255.255.255.0> - 255.255.255.255
                                                                                                [F3] Gateway          <000.000.000.000> -
                                                                                                                      192.034.043.015 - 255.255.255.255
                                                                                                [F4] DHCP             [F1] <Off>
                                                                                                                      [F2] On
                                                                           * Network * (2/2)    [F1] MACaddress
                                                                                                [F2] Version
              *Setup Menu* (4/6)                         [F1] Utility      [F1] ErrorDisp.      [F1] <On>
                                                                                                [F2] Off
                                                                           [F2] Detection       [F1] <Normal>
                                                                                                [F2] Off
                                                                                                [F3] TakeupReel
                                                                           [F3] OnCleaning      [F1] <Off>
                                                                                                [F2] On
                                                                           [F4] Width           * Width * (50in.)     210mm - <841mm> - 1273mm
                                                                                                * Width * (64in.)     210mm - <841mm> - 1651mm
                                                                                                * Width * (87in.)     210mm - <841mm> - 2240mm
                                                         [F2] FileMng.     * FileMng. * (1/2)   [F1] WriteMode        [F1] <Off>
                                                                                                                      [F2] Write,Prn
                                                                                                                      [F3] Write>Prn
                                                                                                                      [F4] WriteOnly
                                                                                                [F2] Replot
                                                                                                [F3] Delete
                                                                                                [F4] Rename
                                                                           * FileMng. * (2/2)   [F1] Format           [F1] No
                                                                                                                      [F2] Yes
                                                         [F3] Initial      * Initial * (1/3)    [F1] All              [F1] No
                                                                                                                      [F2] Yes
                                                                                                [F2] MediaSet         [F1] No
                                                                                                                      [F2] Yes
                                                                                                [F3] PrintMode        [F1] No
                                                                                                                      [F2] Yes
                                                                                                [F4] Command          [F1] No
                                                                                                                      [F2] Yes
                                                                           * Initial * (2/3)    [F1] Layout           [F1] No
                                                                                                                      [F2] Yes
                                                                                                [F2] Function         [F1] No
                                                                                                                      [F2] Yes
                                                                                                [F3] RollSetup        [F1] No
                                                                                                                      [F2] Yes
                                                                                                [F4] Centro.          [F1] No
                                                                                                                      [F2] Yes
                                                                           * Initial * (3/3)    [F1] Network          [F1] No
                                                                                                                      [F2] Yes
                                                                                                [F2] Utility          [F1] No
                                                                                                                      [F2] Yes
                                                                                                [F3] FileMng.         [F1] No
                                                                                                                      [F2] Yes
                                                                                                [F4] WEB Password     [F1] No
                                                                                                                      [F2] Yes
              *Setup Menu* (5/6)                         [F1] DataDump     [F1] Start/End
                                                                           [F2] All
                                                         [F2] InkChange    [F1] No
                                                                           [F2] Yes             * InkChange * (1/2)   [F1] Dye4
                                                                                                                      [F2] Pig4
                                                                                                                      [F3] Dye/Pig4
                                                                                                                      [F4] Dye6cm
                                                                                                * InkChange * (2/2)   [F1] Pig6cm
                                                                                                                      [F2] Pig6OG
                                                                                                                      [F3] Dye8
                                                                                                                      [F4] Pig8
                                                         [F3] HeadClean    [F1] No
                                                                           [F2] Yes
              *Setup Menu* (6/6)                         [F1] CutterChg.   [F1] No
                                                                           [F2] Yes
                                                         [F2] WiperClean   [F1] No
                                                                           [F2] Yes
                                                         [F3] TankChg.     [F1] No
                                                                           [F2] Yes
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