LQ-200 Impact Printer

Selected FAQ

Q:
What settings do the DIP switches control?
A:
The LQ-200 and the AP-3000 have two 8-position DIP switches. These switches are located inside the cartridge slot cover at the right rear corner of the printer.

Table 1

SwitchFeatureONOFF
SW 1-1International Character setSee Table 3 and 4
SW 1-2andSee Table 3 and 4
SW 1-3Graphics character setSee Table 3 and 4
SW 1-7Character TableGraphicsItalics
SW 1-8Cut Sheet FeederValidInvalid


Table 2

SwitchFeatureONOFF
SW 1-4Font SelectionSee Table 5
SW 1-5Font SelectionSee Table 5
SW 1-7Character TableGraphicsItalics
SW 1-8Cut Sheet FeederValidInvalid


Table 3

SwitchFeatureONOFF
SW 2-1Page Length/CSF Page LengthSee Table 6 and 7
SW 2-2Page Length/CSF Page LengthSee Table 6 and 7
SW 2-3Auto Line FeedValidInvalid
SW 2-4Input Buffer Size8K byte1K byte
SW 2-5Graphics Print DirectionBidirectionalUnidirectional



Table 3 International character sets (DIP switch 1-7 OFF

Page LengthSW 2-1SW 2-2SW 1-8
11 inchesOFFOFFOFF
12 inchesONOFFOFF
8.5 inchesOFFONOFF
11.7 inchesONONOFF


When DIP switch 1-8 is off, A4 size (61 lines) is the default CSF page length.


Table 7 Cut Sheet Feeder page length

CSF page lengthSW 2-1SW 2-2SW 1-8
A4 size (61 lines)OFFOFFON
OFFONON
Letter size (65 lines)ONOFFON
ONONON


When DIP switch 1-8 is on, 11 inches is the default page length.


Table 8 Character spacing

Character spacingSW 2-7SW 2-8
10 cpiOFFOFF
12 cpiONOFF
17 cpiOFFON
20 cpiONON

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