Trying to change printer spacing settings in 4610. Can this be changed with IBM laptop configuration install or utility or do i need a surepos system. Im not on site with client but do have access to IBM laptop T23 which http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=pos1R4000111 states can work. Has anyone tried this?
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Re: Replaced 4610 printer and settings are incorrect.
You can see this if you want default settings fot 4610
4610 DBCS Installation Utility Diskette
This utility is for both RS-232 and RS-485 operation. It includes:
v The latest level of firmware for the printer
v A README file that describes how to use the utility program.
v A utility program that performs the following functions:
– Update printer firmware
– Configure the printer model
– Create, edit, and download SBCS user-defined character font, logo image,
– Edit and download DBCS code pages and DBCS user-defined character font
– Convert fonts and logo files from impact to thermal
v Sample files for the utility program:
– An SBCS user-defined character file
– A message file
– A logo file
v Utility program to enable/disable Model 4 Printer emulation (SBCS mode only)
v Utility program to change the printer mode between DBCS and SBCS
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This error message is generated when the BIOS Date and Time is incorrect. Go into the BIOS configuration to change the Date and Time. When you reboot and still get the same error message then the BIOS battery is flat and needs to be replaced and the Date and Time setting needs to be change to the current Date and Time after replacing the battery.
If you cannot get into the BIOS configuration (press F1 on bootup) or you get a lock icon in the top LH corner of the screen, this is a Power on Password symbol, enter the passsword to bootup the laptop and then press F1 to get into the BIOS configuration.
had the same problem and my solution was to install the latest driver available at the IBM service/driver website. Then unistall it with another IBM driver cleaning tool, then repeat both processes a couple of times, until the printer responded. There is some bug on these latest drivers an older Windows versions, so only after some installations and repairs on the first install, windows gets it right. VERY STRANGE but it worked in 2 machines, both IBM terminal and 4610-tf6 IBM printer.
By the way; RS232 ibm cable...I believe its a null modem 9 pin...not a regular serial cable. Dip pin config: my printers have 4 so; 1ON 2ON 3OFF 4OFF which means 1 size of paper you are using 80mm 2 if you use an IBM software or other:other 3 if xon/off or DTR/DSR:hardware 4 com speed: 9600baud or 19200baud, 9600
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The 4610 has several common routines. One of these common routines is CR.BUFFER.GUILOTINE This routine buffers the guillotine cuts written to the receipt station. I believe you need to be sure that this routine is inserted in the printing program in order for the guilllotine mechanism to cut.
The routine should have the following defination:
SUB CR.BUFFER.GUILLOTINE PUBLIC The other routine is:
Also simply listen to hear if the knife mechanism is trying to activate after printing a receipt.