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How with command to feed 50 labels without print

Here is command: 

~S,FEED,50

Author: Goran Planinac
Last update: 2024-06-10 18:56


How to delete memory of printer with ZPL command

Customer can use command: ^XA^IDR:*.*^XZ

In most of case it is using when during usage ZPL code you download a lot of image but you do not delete it.

Author: Goran Planinac
Last update: 2023-02-06 16:04


How to enter Force Download Mode to update LCD FW

There is force LCD FW DL mode.

Here are steps:  

1.power off printer

2. press upper button and hold

3.power on printer

4. LCD will start to flashing

5.Use LCD DL tool to download FW

Author: Goran Planinac
Last update: 2023-02-07 14:52


How to print gap/mark sensor output diagram

Sometimes (e.g. with difficult label media like colorful preprinted labels or thick/thin labels) you might need to inspect the GAP/MARK sensor output and how printer sees them. It is possible to enable the printer to print the sensor output diagram after the calibration. To do so follow the procedure below:

  1. Install the media into the printer
  2. Power on the printer
  3. Open the thermal printhead (printer will beep)
  4. 6 times press the feed button on the printer (printer will beep twice)
  5. Close the printhead
  6. Initiate the calibration.

You will get some similar to this printout:

Author: Marius
Last update: 2023-02-14 13:57


MX30i Calibration/Selftest page print

To calibrate MX30(i) printer you need to carry out the following procedure:

  1. Printer must be turned off and TPH closed
  2. Press and hold the Feed button and while holding the pressed Feed button, power on the printer
  3. Keep holding the Feed button until printer will beep few times, then release the button.
  4. Printer will start to feed media and after some time will print the self test page. 
  5. Calibration is done and you can print labels. 

Information in selftest page is useful to inspect printer settings, FW version and other. Godex engineers might ask you to provide a photo of selftest page to help to diagnose the issue.

Self test page looks like this:

 

Author: Marius
Last update: 2023-11-30 09:11


How to save port settings in label?

Author: Goran Planinac
Last update: 2023-02-15 09:06


How to upload startup video at GX4000i

How to upload startup video at GX4000i

Files need for this example:

LCD storage tool: Link

Video convert tool: Link

LCD Tool V1.4: Link

Video1: Link

Video2: Link

If you have vertical video add this command at Advance option

-r 25 -q 5 -vcodec mjpeg -b:v 768k -acodec adpcm_ima_wav -vf transpose=2

If you have horizontal video add this command at Advance option

-r 25 -q 5 -vcodec mjpeg -b:v 768k -acodec adpcm_ima_wav

Video tutorial:

Author: Goran Planinac
Last update: 2023-11-30 09:47


Godex printer installed on MAC via USB- advice

Godex printer installed on MAC via USB - advice

 

If you have problem for example you send 10 labels over USB  and it print 5 labels put into printer USB host USB Stick with next content (latest FW and USB command):

Printers with ARM 7 processor and USB host (FW start with 1.XXX RT7x0i...):https://drive.google.com/file/d/14Ot6Vm-MwIsGCxODOHQIMKOF1VhJ65sX/view?usp=share_link

Printers with ARM 9 processor and USB host (FW start with 2.XXX ZX1x00i...): https://drive.google.com/file/d/1TN2GE7m2ckFtnG3s7SwQMoGCp39fGGJZ/view?usp=share_link

 

Author: Goran Planinac
Last update: 2023-03-06 08:57


Connect GoDEX printers with Scale - how to create label at printer side

Connect GoDEX printers with Scale - how to create label at printer side

Label link like example: Link

Video Tutorial:

Author: Goran Planinac
Last update: 2023-03-06 13:46


How to adjust Rotary cutter at ZX1000i & GX4000i

How to adjust Rotary cutter at ZX1000i & GX4000i

Command to check cutter parameter: ~~internalcommandcs

Command to set Rotary cutter parameter: ^D1,230

Video tutorial: 

Author: Goran Planinac
Last update: 2023-03-23 08:34


How to pre set word for ingredients on label in GoLabel 2

How to pre set word for ingredients on label in GoLabel 2

First create database with ingredients without need to be bold and connect to label.

Here are next steps at video instruction how it will be changed depending on filter you made:

How to setup this in standalone mode: example in attach with explenation

 

Author: Goran Planinac
Last update: 2024-03-08 09:42


How to print on GoDEX printer from Linux & Raspberry PI without driver

How to print on GoDEX printer from Linux & Raspberry PI without driver over LAN or WIFI

Prepare *.txt file with ZPL,EPL or EZPL code. In my example it is test.txt

Set GoDEX printer LAN or WIFI settings 

At Linux command promt enter folder where is *.txt file and send command: nc -q 2 192.168.92.183 9100 < test.txt

Author: Goran Planinac
Last update: 2023-05-04 15:29


How to setup Wifi on Godex printer

How to setup Wifi on Godex printer

Here is example using GoConfig ( a part of GoTool) how to setup Wifi.

Link for GoTool: https://godex.s3-accelerate.amazonaws.com/pHoQ8cjP0VPq5djlBNaMuQ.file?v01

Connect printer with USB and start GoConfig

If software did not automaticly find printer click on POrt and select USB

After this click on GET button to see how printer is set.

Then click on Printer I/O Setup and set wifi settings (SSID, encription, password, DHCP or static IP adress)

Same is possible using Golabel2 Wifi Tool and Quick settings

And then to only enter password after selecting network:

 

Author: Goran Planinac
Last update: 2023-05-09 10:20


Calibration on GoDEX printers

Calibration on GoDEX printers

 

If customer is using calibration button it is same like customer send command ~S,SENSOR,0  - autocalibration

 

When you want that printer focus only on black mark calibration you need to send commands:

^G0   (this command is to set printer only on reflective sensor)

~~INTERNALCOMMANDV

When you want that printer focus only on thrue sensor calibration you need to send commands:

^G1   (this command is to set printer only on thrue-see sensor)

~~INTERNALCOMMANDV

 

Default command is ^G2 - autoselect

Author: Goran Planinac
Last update: 2023-06-15 08:58


How to use Label Verifier Echo 300

How to use Label Verifier Echo 300

When you need to verify text, barcode, counter you can use our Echo 300 with special PC software .

This PC software provide two ISO standard ISO-15416 & ISO-15415.

Same printer can also be used like standard barcode printer.

By default Label verifier is set like this

 

And when error ocured on PC LCD will ocured pop up

If we pre-set like this it will not occured popup during error it will automatic make decision:

Video description: Link

Example how to record preprinted 2D barcode values woth Echo300 - if you want to rewind please use T10C.

How to scan datamatrix barcode at 450 pre -printed labels and rewind on T10C

Author: Goran Planinac
Last update: 2024-05-02 10:51


How to solve of electrostatic charge and sticks when is using Godex printer with cutters

How to solve of electrostatic charge and sticks when is using Godex printer with cutter

Customer can order antistatic bruches or antistatic labels (10 pcs min order pn: 745-009200-000 ).