Alternate Mode (not for VJS)
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Alternate Control Code Change
Instructions for Datamax E-4205 Thermal Transfer Printer
Note: Before performing this procedure, make sure that the printer is correctly loaded with labels and thermal transfer ribbon.
1.With the printer OFF, hold down the F1 (Pause) button on the top of the printer, and turn the printer ON.
2.Continue to hold down the F1 button until the YELLOW (Pause) light on the top panel turns OFF. The printer is now if Menu Mode.
3.Press the F1 button once and let go, this will print a Menu of printer settings
4.Hold down the F2 button for 11 flashes of the RED (Fault) light, the printer will print the default Standard = Control Codes Setting.
5.Press and Release the F1 button. The printer will print the new Alternate = Control Codes.
6.Hold down the F1 and F3 buttons at the same time, then release. The YELLOW light will illuminate briefly, then go out.
7.Hold down the F1 and F3 buttons again, then release. The YELLOW light will illuminate again, then go out.
8.The printer is now set to use alternate control codes (~).
NOTE: The code changes will not be saved until the F1 and F3 buttons are held down a 2nd time as noted in step #7.