Epson DFX-8000 User Manual

When the, is off line press this button to select the, Other control, gives

When the, is off line press this button to select the, Other control, gives

Operating 
the Control Panel
FRONT/REAR
When  the 
printer 
is off line, press this button to select the 
front or
rear tractor. If 
you 
have been using paper loaded on one tractor,
first remove the printed output before switching to the other
tractor. When you switch tractors, the printer feeds the paper that
is already loaded backward to the standby position and loads paper
on the newly selected tractor.
Other control 
panel 
The control panel also 
gives  
you 
access  
to several special functions.
Self test: You can run the self test to check whether your printer
operates properly. The self test prints the current DIP
switch 
settings 
 the 
characters in the printer’s ROM
(Read Only Memory). Your printer offers both draft
and NLQ self tests. To start the self test, hold down
the 
LINE FEED or FORM FEED button and turn on the
printer. See the section on running the self test in
Chapter 
 more information.
Data dump: To enter data dump mode, hold  down the 
LINE FEED
and’ 
FORM FEED buttons and turn on the printer. This
feature prints the codes that are sent 
 printer so that
advanced users can determine the cause of communication
problems between the computer and printer. See the
section on data dump mode in this chapter for more
information.
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Using the Printer