Monthly Archives: September 2009

  1. Kiteboarding & Brother P-Touch Labels?

    At Labelzone HQ, we’re always on the lookout for imaginative and innovative ways in which people use their labels. It’s even more pleasing to see when someone’s ingenuity can potentially save the coastguard or RNLI time and money. Feeling lost? So was a lot of people’s water sports equipment, until someone had an idea, spawned from their passion for kiteboarding.

    Firstly, what is kiteboarding?

    Kiteboarding (or kitesurfing) is one of the fastest growing water sports in the world, exploding in popularity in the last decade with an estimated 210,000 kiteboarders worldwide (as of September 2006, according to SBC Kiteboard). With influences drawing from more traditional water sports such as windsurfing and wakeboarding, its openness for participation around the UK has seen an abundance of professional competitions

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  2. Labelstation Industrial 200 / 300 Setup

    Installing Labels or other media

    1. Lift the lid and release the printhead using the green catch to the right (see image Step 1).
    2. Load the roll of media on the roll holder at the back of the printer (Step 2).
    3. Feed media over the media guide, under the next media guide, through the sensor, and under the printhead (Step 3).
    4. Close the upper guides and twist the green sensor release (Step 4).
    5. Slide the metal guide to hold the media. (Step 5 to 6).
    6. Slide the sensor so the little arrow is over the media (preferably over the gaps, black lines or holes between labels) (Step 5 to 6), and lock using the release from image Step 4.
    7. Close the printhead down (Step 7), install a ribbon (if applicable) and calibrate the printer.
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  3. Labelstation Pro240 / 340 Setup

    Installing Labels or other media

    1. Lift the lid and release the printhead using the green catch to the right (see image Step 1).
    2. Load the roll of media on the roll holder at the back of the printer (Step 2).
    3. Feed media over the media guide, under the next media guide, through the sensor, and under the printhead (Step 3).
    4. Close the upper guides and twist the green sensor release (Step 4).
    5. Slide the metal guide to hold the media. (Step 5 to 6).
    6. Slide the sensor so the little arrow is over the media (preferably over the gaps, black lines or holes between labels) (Step 5 to 6), and lock using the release from image Step 4.
    7. Close the printhead down (Step 7), install a ribbon (if applicable) and calibrate the printer.
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  4. Labelstation Setup

    Choose your model:

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  5. Label Printer Support

    Welcome to the Labelzone Support Centre. Here you will find an archive of drivers, software, user manuals and other useful resources for getting the most out of your label printer. Be sure to bookmark this page as it is frequently updated.

    Simply choose your brand and away you go!


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  6. Label & Printer Setup & Troubleshooting FAQs

    Label, Printer, Setup & Troubleshooting FAQs

    These FAQs are extracts from our Support Library and intended for BarTender users only. If you are using different software or cannot find the solution you are looking for click here.

    Terminology FAQs

    Q. What are die-cut labels?
    A. Die-cut labels, supplied on a roll, are self-adhesive labels which may be peeled off the backing paper individually, the gaps between them being detected by a sensor in the printer to maintain registration during lengthy print runs.

    Q. What is continuous label?
    A. This is label roll with a continuously printable surface which may be used to print labels of variable length, also enabling banners and signs to be produced.

    Q. What is a horticultural label?
    A. Horticultural

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