Find useful Tech Tips and FAQs for SATO products.
The SATO S84ex/86ex models LAN interface enables you to define which ports to send/receive data and monitor printer status.
The SATO S84ex/86ex models maintains counters based on printer operation. It is recommended anytime you replace the print head to clear the current head counter information.
Setup wireless LAN (WLAN) interface for your printer.
The hex dump mode allows you to print/save the contents of the receive data/receive buffer in a hexadecimal format.
Setup and validate SATO CG2 printer with HF RFID (13.56Hz) reader. This document is designed for use with the Takaya-made RFID module.
Access the printer settings/configuration via the webpage interface.
The print head is a very delicate and important portion of any thermal printer. Proper care must be taken with any portion of the printer, but it is especially important with this component. The goal of this document is to show you how to get the most mileage out of that critical component.
Steps to download printer firmware using either SD Card or USB Flash Drive on S84-ex/S86-ex print engine models
This download feature allows the operator to download data (firmware, font/logo,TrueType font, configuration) from the host computer through the interface, SD card or USB memory and write in the Flash ROM memory.
The upload feature allows the operator to upload data from the printer and write it to an SD card or USB memory.
Assign priority to the following system commands for S84ex/86ex print engines: Print Darkness, Print Darkness, Print Speed, Print Offset, Print Mode, Print Method
The SATO S84ex/86ex models can save label format data and store on memory option to be loaded/printed directly from the print engine without need of sending the data stream via host.
The SATO S84ex/86ex models have a dual-color LED to provide printer status notifications.
Select the Emulation mode (printer language) to use on the S84ex/86ex print engine models
Update the list of Emulations for competitive printer languages to use on the S84ex/86ex print engine models.
Reset all counter information (e.g. print head) and printer configuration settings for S84ex/86ex print engines.
Save user preferences for various menu settings on the SATO S84-ex/S86-ex print engine models.
Default Settings will revert configuration parameters for print engine back to either FACTORY or USER defined settings, provided user defaults were previously saved.
The label/media needs to be calibrated to ensure proper voltage threshold values are registered correctly for S84ex/86ex print engines.
Change operation to Continuous print for S84ex/86ex print engines.
Adjust the Pitch, Offset or Darkness from the Adjustment Mode menu on your S84ex/86ex print engines.
Format the memory in order to create file structure for utilizing printer features such as updating firmware, emulations, printer settings, standalone printing functions in your S84ex/86ex print engine.
Save/load printer settings using Memory Option (SD Card/USB Flash Drive) on S84ex/S86ex models.
Capture the receive buffer from your S84ex/S86ex printer to capture data being received by the printer.
When Show Error is set to ENABLE in Application mode, the command error information is shown on the error message and the print operation is paused.
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