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Service Manual MPS 1230

In English
Commodore PN-314998-01
Publisher: Commodore Business Machines, Inc.
July, 1989

Table of Contents
 
1. GENERAL INFORMATION 1-1
1.1 INTRODUCTION1-1
1.2 PRINTER IDENTIFICATION1-3
1.3 UNPACKING1-4
 
2. PRESENTATION OF THE PRINTER 2-1
2.1 OPERATOR COMMANDS AND INDICATORS2-1
2.2 FUNCTIONS2-4
2.2.1 OPERATOR CONSOLE
2-4
2.2.2 PAPER RELEASE LEVER
2-5
2.2.3 PAPER FEED KNOB
2-5
2.2.4 RIBBON TENSION KNOB
2-6
2.2.5 INTERFACE CONNECTORS
2-6
2.3 ELECTRO-MECHANICAL GROUPS2-7
 
3. INSTALLATION 3-1
3.1 RIBBON CARTRIDGE INSERTION3-1
3.2 INSERTION OF THE SHEET FEED3-2
3.3 INSERTION OF SINGLE SHEETS3-2
3.4 MOUNTING THE SPROCKET3-3
3.5 INSERTION OF CONTINUOUS FORM3-5
3.6 PROGRAMMING THE PRINTER FUNCTION3-6
3.7 AVAILABLE PARAMETER SETTINGS3-7
3.8 EXAMPLE OF PROGRAMMING FOR CONNECTION TO COMMODORE C64/C1283-8
3.8.1 COMMODORE COMMANDS and NATIONAL CHARACTERS TABLES
3-8
3.8.2 EPSON FX-80 COMMANDS and NATIONAL CHARACTERS TABLES
3-9
3.8.3 IBM PROPRINTER COMMANDS and NATIONAL CHARACTERS TABLES
3-9
3.8.4 IBM GRAPHICS-PRINTER COMMANDS and NATIONAL CHARACTERS TABLES
3-10
3.9 EXAMPLE OF PROGRAMMING FOR CONNECTION TO AMIGA AND IBM COMP3-10
3.9.1 EPSON FX-80 COMMANDS and NATIONAL CHARACTERS TABLES
3-11
3.9.2 IBM PROPRINTER COMMANDS and NATIONAL CHARACTERS TABLES
3-11
3.9.3 IBM GRAPHICS-PRINTER COMMANDS and NATIONAL CHARACTERS TABLES
3-12
 
4. SELF-TEST AND TESTING 4-1
4.1 SELF-TEST4-1
4.1 OPERATOR TEST4-2
 
5. FAULT TRACING GUIDE 5-1
 
6. GENERAL PWOER SUPPLY AND ELECTRICAL CONNECTIONS 6-1
6.1 MAINS POWER AND VDC VOLTAGE6-1
6.2 CONNECTIONS6-3
6.3 LIST OF SIGNALS6-4
 
7. CHANGING THE MAIN PARTS 7-1
7.1 REMOVAL OF THE CASING7-1
7.2 REMOVAL OF ELECTRONIC BOARD7-2
7.3 REMOVAL OF MAINS GROUP7-3
7.4 REMOVAL OF CARRIAGE TRANSPORT MOTOR AND ENCODER7-4
7.5 REMOVAL OF PRINT GROUP AND TIMING BELT7-5
7.6 REMOVAL OF PRINTHEAD7-6
7.7 REMOVAL OF PLATEN AND PRESSURE ROLLER TRAY7-7
7.8 REMOVAL OF PAPER PRESENT PHOTOSENSOR7-8
7.9 REMOVAL OF PAPER FEED MOTOR7-9
 
8. ADJUSTMENTS 8-1
8.1 ADJUSTMENT OF PRINTHEAD-PLATEN DISTANCE8-1
8.2 ADJUSTMENT OF THE STROBE DISK OF THE CARRIAGE8-2
8.3 ADJUSTMENT OF THE PAPER DETECTOR PHOTOSENSOR8-3
 
9. SPARE PARTS CATALOGUE 9-1
 
APPENDIXES 
A. TEHCNICAL CHARACTERISTICSA-1
B. PROGRAM EPROM AND CHARACTER GENERATORB-1
C. CENTRONICS PARALLEL INTERFACEC-1
D. COMMODORE SERIAL INTERFACED-1
E. COMMAND CODESE-1
E.1 Summary of IBM PROPRINTER Command Codes
E-2
E.2 Summary of IBM GRAPHICS-PRINTER Command Codes
E-3
E.3 Summary of EPSON FX-80 Command Codes
E-4
E.4 Summary of COMMODORE MPS 801 (ESC Extended) Command Codes
E-6
F. CHARACTER TABLESF-1
F.1 IBM CHARACTER TABLES
F-1
F.2 EPSON CHARACTER TABLES
F-5
F.3 COMMODORE CHARACTER TABLES
F-6



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