LQ-2550 Impact Printer

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What are the printer's default settings and how are they controlled?
Default settings for the LQ-2550 are specified via the front panel SelecType feature.

The following features are available via switches on the front panel:

Tear Off:To enable or disable the auto tear off feature
Micro Feed:For adjusting the tip of form position
Platen Gap Adjust:For manually adjusting the platen gap for specific form thickness
SelectType:To enter the SelecType setup mode
Paper Select:For selecting between Tractor, Friction, or CSF Modes
Font:Cycles through the available fonts for selection. The resident fonts are: Draft, Roman, Sans Serif, Courier, Prestige, Script, OCR-B, and OCR-A.
Pitch:Cycles through the available pitch settings. The pitch may be set to one of the following values: 10, 12, 15, CPI, or Proportional.
Condensed:Selects condensed for the currently selected font and pitch setting. 15 pitch can not be condensed.

Four macros may be specified, each containing a combination
of the following features:


Form Length:
24 lines to 132 lines at 1/6" line spacing
CSF Bin 1--
24 lines to l32 lines at 1/6" line spacing
CSF Bin 2--
24 lines to 132 lines at 1/6" line spacing

1" Skip over Perforation:

Left Margin:
Column O-80 at 10 CPI

Right Margin:
Columns 1-136 at 10 CPI

Character Generator Table:
Italic, Epson Extended Graphic, Download (User-Defined)

USA, France, Germany, England, Denmark, Sweden, Italy, Spain
Japan, Norway, Denmark 2, Spain 2, Latin America

Print Direction:
Bidirectional, Unidirectional

Black, Magenta, Cyan, Violet, Yellow, Red, Green

Printer Defaults:

Parallel, Serial

Baud Rate:
300, 600,1200, 2400, 4800, 9600,19200

None, Even, Odd, Ignore

Auto Line Feed:

Disable, Enable

Default Macro:
1, 2, 3, 4

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