ZD611R Standard Interface Controls
ZD611R Standard Interface Controls
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ZD611R
Standard Interface Controls

The
ZD611R
printer interface provides the basic control and status of common printer operations.
Identifying Standard Interface Controls and Indicators
Shows the basic 3-button operator controls and indications.
1
Power button
2
Pause button
3
Feed (Advance) button
4
Cancel button
5
Network indicator
6
Supplies indicator
7
Data indicator
8
Pause indicator
9
Status indicator
Shows the Status Indicator icon.
Power
Button – Turns power ON and OFF in the printer. It is also used to initiate low-power sleep and wake states.
  • Initial Power ON
    – Press
    Power
    until the printer’s indicator lights flash on. The indicator lights will flash on and off in various combinations while the printer does self-diagnostics, configuration checks, and integrate optional components which will take several seconds to complete. The
    Status
    indicator will turn solid green indicating the printer is ready for normal print operations.
  • Energy Star (Low Power Mode)
    – Press and release
    Power
    to enter Energy Star low power mode. The printer will minimize power use. All the indicators will be off except the Status Indicator will slowly change between On and Off to indicate Energy Star Mode.
  • Power OFF with Energy Star Delayed
    – Press and hold
    Power
    for 4-9 seconds. The operator can start a batch print job and put the printer into the low power consumption state of Sleep mode – after the job has finished.
  • Power OFF / Shutdown
    – Press and hold
    Power
    for 4-9 seconds. The printer turns OFF.
  • Power Failure Recovery Mode
    – This printer feature is activated by a hardware jumper setting on one of the optional Printer Connectivity Modules installed in the printer. See Setting the Power Failure Recovery Mode Jumper.
  • The printer will automatically Power ON when plugged into an active (ON) AC power source.
  • Supports Sleep Mode and Power OFF with Sleep mode Delayed.
  • A Power OFF/Shutdown resets the printer and then runs the Initial Power ON sequence.
The Power Failure Recovery Mode is only available on printers with a Printer Connectivity Module installed in the printer.
Shows the Status Indicator icon.
Pause
Button – Pauses print and media movement actions.
  • Pressing
    Pause
    to stop print activities and place the printer into a pause state. The printer will complete printing a label that is printing before it pauses.
  • The
    Pause
    indicator displays Amber (orange/yellow) to indicate the pause state.
  • Pressing
    Pause
    while in the pause state to return the printer to normal operation. If printing a multi-label (form/format) job or another print job is waiting to print in the print queue, then the printer will resume printing.
Shows the Status Indicator icon.
Feed
(Advance) Button – Advance a label (print form/format).
  • Feed One Label
    – Press and release
    Feed
    when the printer is not printing to advance media one (1) blank form/format length (label, receipt, tag, ticket, etc.).
  • Advance Multiple Labels
    – Press and hold
    Feed
    to advance labels until released. It finishes advancing to the beginning position of the next label.
  • Reprint Last Label
    (activated via an SGD command:
    ezpl.reprint_mode
    ) – The intended purpose of this feature is to allow reprint of a failed media print. If the printer runs out of media (paper, labels, transfer ribbon, etc.), then the printer can re-print the last label (print form/format). The print buffer that stores the print image available for reprint is cleared when the printer gets turned off or is reset.
 Status Indicator icon.
Cancel
Button – Cancels print jobs.
  • Cancel
    is only functional when the printer is in the Pause state.
  • Press
    Cancel
    once to cancel printing the next format in the print buffer.
  • Press and hold
    Cancel
    for two seconds to cancel the printing of ALL pending formats.
Shows the Status Indicator icon.
Status Indicator
– Primary status indicator for overall printer health and operational status. This indicator is also known as the power indicator.
  • Green
    : Ready for print and data activity.
  • Green, Slowly Changing between ON and OFF
    : The printer is in Sleep Mode.
  • Red
    : Media out, media detection error, head (cover/printhead) open, cut error, printhead authentication failure.
  • Amber
    : Printhead Over Temp (temperature), printhead element failure, out of memory while storing content (formats, graphics, fonts, etc.), and interface power fault for USB Host or Serial ports.
  • Blinking Amber
    : Printhead Under Temp (temperature).
  • Blinking Red
    : Printhead Over Temp (temperature) – this status is coupled with a blinking red
    Pause
    indicator. Requires cooling and printer restart.
 Status Indicator icon.
Pause Indicator
– The printer is in pause mode when the
Pause
indicator light is on. A label (print form) or all labels (print forms) in the print buffer’s queue can be canceled when the
Pause
indicator is on using the
Cancel
button.
  • Amber
    : The printer is paused. Print, label feed (advance), and other label routines are suspended until the pause state is removed by pressing
    Pause
    .
  • Blinking Red
    : Printhead Over Temp (temperature) – this status is coupled with a blinking red
    Status
    indicator. Requires cooling and printer restart.
 Status Indicator icon.
Data Indicator
– Indicates the status of data transfer activity.
  • Off
    : Data is not being transferred.
  • Green
    : A data communication operation has not finished but is not actively being transferred.
  • Blinking Green:
    Data communications are in process.
  • Blinking Amber
    : Out of memory while storing content (formats, graphics, fonts, etc.).
 Status Indicator icon.
Supplies Indicator
– Indicates media (label, receipt, tags, transfer ribbon, ribbon cartridge, etc.) status.
  • Red
    : There is a media out condition.
  • Blinking Red
    : Ribbon Out.
 Status Indicator icon.
Network Indicator
– Indicates network activity and status.
  • Amber
    : 10 base Ethernet (LAN) connection detected.
  • Green
    : 10/100 Ethernet (LAN) connection detected or when Wi-Fi (WLAN) has a strong signal and is connected.
  • Red
    : when an Ethernet (LAN) or Wi-Fi (WLAN) fault occurs.
  • Blinking Red
    : during Wi-Fi (WLAN) association.
  • Blinking Amber
    : during Wi-Fi (WLAN) authentication.
  • Blinking Green
    : when Wi-Fi (WLAN) has completed but has a weak signal.