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Icon How to Connect the AIP Printer to a Scale or Balance

  1. Make sure both the printer and the host machine are off.
  2. Connect the RS-232 cable to the back of the printer and on the back of the scale, balance or indicator.

    Connect cable to AIP
  3. Once the cable is connected, make sure the printer is connected to a plug.
  4. Make sure the scale or balance is plugged in or has enough battery life to operate.
  5. Turn the scale on.
  6. Use the ON/OFF switch to turn the printer on. Hold the “LF” key (situated near the LED) on at the same time. The LED should light up, indicating the printer is on.
  7. This should start the automatic settings. The printer will print the following:

    Auto-set
  8. Once this prints, you can release the “LF” key.
  9. Press the “PRINT” key on your scale. Please note that some scales have keys that do multiple functions, so the key could say other things.
  10. The scale or balance will start transferring data and will print it.
  11. If the printout is correct, press the “LF” key on the AIP printer to return to normal operation.

How to Set Up the AIP’s Parameters on a Computer

  1. Unplug the AIP printer.
  2. Connect the AIP printer to your PC using the USB cable.
  3. Start the Easy Setup software. You will see the following screen:

    Setup for TX printer
  4. You should see the following message: “Read… OK. Printer is connected”
  5. Go through the settings and set them however you like.
  6. Once you’re done setting the parameters, click “Set to Printer” to save your changes. If you don’t, the printer will revert back to default settings.
  7. Close the Program.
  8. Unplug the AIP printer from your PC.

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