System Menu
System Menu

System Menu

Menu Display
Menu Option Description
System
Language
If necessary, change the language that the printer displays. This change affects the words shown on the following:
  • the Home screen
  • the user menus
  • error messages
  • the printer configuration label, the network configuration label, and other labels that you can select to print through the user menus
Accepted values:
ENGLISH, SPANISH, FRENCH, GERMAN, ITALIAN, NORWEGIAN, PORTUGUESE, SWEDISH, DANISH, DUTCH, FINNISH, CZECH, JAPANESE, KOREAN, ROMANIAN, RUSSIAN, POLISH, SIMPLIFIED CHINESE, TRADITIONAL CHINESE
The selections for this parameter are displayed in the actual languages to make it easier for you to find one that you are able to read.
Related ZPL command(s):
^KL
SGD command used:
display.language
Printer web page:
View and Modify Printer Settings
General Setup
Language
System
Program Language
Diagnostic Mode
Use this diagnostics tool to make the printer output hexadecimal values for all data received by the printer. (For more information, see Using Communication Diagnostics Mode.)
Accepted values:
DISABLED, ENABLED
Related ZPL command(s):
~JD
to enable,
~JE
to disable
SGD command used:
device.diagnostic_print
Control panel key(s):
Hold
PAUSE
+
FEED
for 2 seconds when the printer is in the Ready state.
System
Program Language
Virtual Device
If any Virtual Device apps are installed on your printer, you may view or enable/disable them from this user menu.
For more information about Virtual Devices, go to the User Guide for the appropriate Virtual Device, or contact your local reseller.)
System
Program Language
ZBI
Zebra Basic Interpreter (ZBI 2.0™) is a programming option that may be purchased for your printer. If you would like to purchase this option, contact your Zebra reseller for more information.
If ZBI programs have been downloaded to your printer, you may select one to run using this menu item. If no program exists on your printer, NONE is listed.
When ZBI programs have been downloaded but none are running, the printer lists all available programs. To run one of them, touch
Run
(highlighted in white) under the program name.
After a program is running, only that program is listed. Touch
Stop
(highlighted in white) to end the program.
SGD command used:
zbi.key
(identifies if the ZBI 2.0 option is enabled or disabled on the printer)
System
Settings
Display Time Format
Select the time format used by the printer.
Accepted values:
12-Hour, 24-Hour
SGD command used:
device.idle_display_value
System
Settings
Password Level
Select the level of password protection for user menu items.
Accepted values:
Selected, All, None
Related ZPL command(s):
^KP
(to change the printer password)
System
Settings
Set Password
Set a new printer password for menu items protected by the previous parameter. The default printer password is
1234
.
Accepted values:
Numerals 0-9
Related ZPL command(s):
^KP
System
Settings
Power Up Action
Set the action for the printer to take during the power-up sequence.
Accepted values:
CALIBRATE—Adjusts sensor levels and thresholds, determines the label length, and feeds the media to the next web.
FEED—Feeds the labels to the first registration point.
LENGTH—Determines the label length using current sensor values, and feeds the media to the next web.
NO MOTION—Tells the printer not to move the media. You must manually ensure that the web is positioned correctly, or press feed to position the next web.
SHORT CAL—Sets the media and web thresholds without adjusting sensor gain, determines the label length, and feeds the media to the next web.
Related ZPL command(s):
^MF
SGD command used:
ezpl.power_up_action
Printer web page:
View and Modify Printer Settings
Calibration
System
Settings
Head Close Action
Set the action for the printer to take when you close the printhead.
Accepted values:
CALIBRATE—Adjusts sensor levels and thresholds, determines the label length, and feeds the media to the next web.
FEED—Feeds the labels to the first registration point.
LENGTH—Determines the label length using current sensor values, and feeds the media to the next web.
NO MOTION—Tells the printer not to move the media. You must manually ensure that the web is positioned correctly, or press feed to position the next web.
SHORT CAL—Sets the media and web thresholds without adjusting sensor gain, determines the label length, and feeds the media to the next web.
Related ZPL command(s):
^MF
SGD command used:
ezpl.head_close_action
Printer web page:
View and Modify Printer Settings
Calibration
System
Settings
Screen Calibration
Touch each crosshair to calibrate the screen.
System
Settings
Restore Defaults
Restore specific printer, print server, and network settings back to the factory defaults. Use care when loading defaults because you will need to reload all settings that you changed manually. This menu item is available through two user menus with different default values for each.
Accepted values:
PRINTER—Restores all printer settings other than the network settings back to the factory defaults. Use care when loading defaults because you will need to reload all settings that you changed manually.
NETWORK—Reinitializes the printer’s wired or wireless print server. With a wireless print server, the printer also re-associates with your wireless network.
LAST SAVED—Loads settings from the last permanent save.
Related ZPL command(s):
PRINTER—
^JUF
NETWORK—
^JUN
LAST SAVED—
^JUR
Control panel key(s):
PRINTER—Hold
FEED
+
PAUSE
during printer power-up to reset the printer parameters to factory values.
NETWORK—Hold
CANCEL
+
PAUSE
during printer power-up to reset the network parameters to factory values.
LAST SAVED—N/A
Printer web page:
PRINTER—
View and Modify Printer Settings
Restore Default Configuration
NETWORK—
Print Server Settings
Reset Print Server
LAST SAVED—
View and Modify Printer Settings
Restore Saved Configuration
System
Settings
Print: System Settings
Prints a printer configuration label. The following is a sample label.
Related ZPL command(s):
~WC
Control panel key(s):
Do one of the following:*
  • Hold
    CANCEL
    during printer power-up. (Formerly called a CANCEL self test.)
  • Hold
    FEED
    +
    CANCEL
    for 2 seconds when the printer is in the Ready state.
* Prints a printer configuration label and a network configuration label.
Printer web page:
View and Modify Printer Settings
Print Listings on Label
*
* Prints a printer configuration label and a network configuration label.
System
Energy Saving
Energy Star
When Energy Star mode is enabled, the printer goes into a “sleep” mode after a timeout period, thereby lowering power consumption. Press any button on the control panel to bring the printer back to an active state.
Accepted values:
ON, OFF
SGD command used:
power.energy_star.enable
power.energy_star_timeout
(to set the amount of idle time before Energy Star is invoked)