INITIALIZE MEMORY
(Flash, PCMCIA and CompactFlash)

Initialize Flash Memory; (105SL and XiIII)

Caution:  Perform this operation only when it is necessary to erase all previously stored information from the FLASH memory.  Press the NEXT/SAVE key to bypass this function.

  1. Press the SETUP/EXIT key to enter the setup menu.

  2. Press the NEXT/SAVE key to locate menu item INIT FLASH MEM.

  3. Press the RIGHT BLACK OVAL key to select "YES".

  4. The LCD will display "INITIALIZE FLASH".  Press the RIGHT BLACK OVAL key "YES".

  5. The LCD will display "ARE YOU SURE?".

  6. Press the RIGHT BLACK OVAL key "YES" to begin initialization.
    or
    Press the LEFT BACK OVAL key "NO" to cancel the request and return the "INITIALIZE FLASH" prompt.

  7. Press the SETUP/EXIT key followed by the NEXT/SAVE key.  If initialization is still in process, the front panel display will flash back and forth between the two phrases "CHECKING E: MEMORY" and "PRINTER IDLE".
    When initialization is complete, the printer will automatically exit the configuration mode and the front panel will display "PRINTER READY".

NOTE:  Depending on the amount of free FLASH memory, initialization may take up to one minute to complete.

Initialize Memory (PCMCIA) Card; (105SL, XiII and XiIII ) Z-Metal and XiIIIPlus below

Caution:  Perform this operation only when it is necessary to erase all previously stored information from the optional memory card.  Press the NEXT/SAVE key to bypass this function.

  1. Press the SETUP/EXIT key to enter the setup menu

  2. Press the NEXT/SAVE key to locate the menu item INIT CARD.

  3. Press the RIGHT BLACK OVAL key to select "YES".

  4. The LCD will display "INITIALIZE CARD".  Press the RIGHT BLACK OVAL key "YES".

  5. The LCD will display "ARE YOU SURE?".

  6. Press the RIGHT BLACK OVAL key "YES" to begin initialization.
                                                        or
    Press the LEFT BLACK OVAL key "NO" to cancel the request and return to the "INITIALIZE CARD" prompt.

  7. Press the SETUP/EXIT key followed by the NEXT/SAVE key.
    If initialization is still in process, the front panel display will flash back and forth between the two phrases "CHECKING B: MEMORY" and "PRINTER IDLE".
    When initialization is complete, the printer will automatically exit the configuration mode and the front panel will display "PRINTER READY".

NOTE: Depending on the amount of memory in the memory card, initialization may take up to five minutes to complete.

Initialize Memory, PCMCIA card or COMPACTFLASH;  Z4MPlus, Z6MPlus and XiIIIPlus printers.

  1. Press the SETUP/EXIT key to enter the setup menu

  2. Press the NEXT/SAVE key to locate the menu item FORMAT CARD.

  3. Press the LEFT or RIGHT BLACK OVAL key to select A: (compactflash) or B: (PCMCIA).

  4. You will be prompted with "ARE YOU SURE?

  5. Press the RIGHT BLACK OVAL key "YES" to begin initialization.
                                                        or
    Press the LEFT BLACK OVAL key "NO" to cancel the request and return to the "INITIALIZE CARD" prompt.

  6. If initialization is still in process, the front panel LCD will display FORMATTING CARD.

  7. When initialization is complete, the printer will return to FORMAT CARD.

  8. Press the SETUP/EXIT key once.  The printer will display SAVE CHANGES, insure that PERMANENT is selected.

  9. Press the NEXT/SAVE key once.  The printer will save all changes and return to PRINTER READY.


Memory board socket option -Click Here for picture
- PCMCIA socket: Supports linear type I & type II, 5 volt memory cards, up to 32MB, ATA format up to 256MB
- Compact Flash: Supports compact flash cards up to 256MB

 

NOTE: Depending on the amount of memory in the memory card, initialization may take up to five minutes to complete.  See chart for details.

XiIIIPlus Memory Formatting time (approximate)

CAPACITY FORMAT TIME
16 MB 14 Sec
32 MB 18 Sec
64 MB 24 Sec
128 MB

36 Sec

256 MB 62 Sec