What settings do the DIP switches control?
The newer LQ-870/LQ-1170 printers do not have dip switches.
Hold down the FONT button while you turn the printer on. It will
print out its settings and tell you how to change them.
* Indicates the factory setting
Switch ON OFF SW 1-1 Switches 1-1 to 1-4 control
Internal character sets/Character Tables
Refer to Tables 3 and 4 below for settings
SW 1-2 SW 1-3 SW 1-4 SW 1-5 Print Direction Unidirectional Bidirectional* SW 1-6 High-speed draft Off On* SW 1-7 Input buffer None 8 Kbytes* SW 1-8 1" Skip-over-Perforation On Off*
Table 3 International character sets
Switch ON OFF SW 2-1 Page Length (for continuous paper) See Table 5 SW 2-2 SW 2-3 Tear off On Off* SW 2-4 Auto line feed On Off*
Table 4 Character table
Country SW 1-1 SW 1-2 SW 1-3 SW 1-4 USA ON ON ON OFF* France ON ON OFF OFF Germany ON OFF ON OFF United Kingdom ON OFF OFF OFF Denmark 1 OFF ON ON OFF Sweden OFF ON OFF OFF Italy OFF OFF ON OFF Spain 1 OFF OFF OFF OFF
Graphics Type SW 1-1 SW 1-2 SW 1-3 SW 1-4 Italic Off* PC 437 (United States) ON ON ON ON PC 850 (Multilingual) ON ON OFF ON PC 860 (Portugal) ON OFF ON ON PC 863 (Canada-French) ON OFF OFF ON PC 865 (Norway) OFF ON ON ON Page Length SW 2-1 SW 2-2 8.5 inches (216 mm) OFF ON 11 inches (279 mm) OFF OFF* 11.7 inches (296 mm) ON ON 12 inches (305 mm) ON OFF
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