What settings do the DIP switches control?
The LQ-200 and the AP-3000 have two 8-position DIP switches. These switches are located inside the cartridge slot cover at the right rear corner of the printer.
Switch Feature ON OFF SW 1-1 International Character set See Table 3 and 4 SW 1-2 and See Table 3 and 4 SW 1-3 Graphics character set See Table 3 and 4 SW 1-7 Character Table Graphics Italics SW 1-8 Cut Sheet Feeder Valid Invalid
Switch Feature ON OFF SW 1-4 Font Selection See Table 5 SW 1-5 Font Selection See Table 5 SW 1-7 Character Table Graphics Italics SW 1-8 Cut Sheet Feeder Valid Invalid
Switch Feature ON OFF SW 2-1 Page Length/CSF Page Length See Table 6 and 7 SW 2-2 Page Length/CSF Page Length See Table 6 and 7 SW 2-3 Auto Line Feed Valid Invalid SW 2-4 Input Buffer Size 8K byte 1K byte SW 2-5 Graphics Print Direction Bidirectional Unidirectional
Table 3 International character sets (DIP switch 1-7 OFF)
Table 6 Page Length
Epson Prestige ON ON OFF Epson Script OFF OFF ON OCR-B ON OFF ON Epson Orator OFF ON ON Draft ON ON ON Page Length SW 2-1 SW 2-2 SW 1-8 11 inches OFF OFF OFF 12 inches ON OFF OFF 8.5 inches OFF ON OFF 11.7 inches ON ON OFF
When DIP switch 1-8 is off, A4 size (61 lines) is the default CSF page length.
Table 7 Cut Sheet Feeder page length
CSF page length SW 2-1 SW 2-2 SW 1-8 A4 size (61 lines) OFF OFF ON OFF ON ON Letter size (65 lines) ON OFF ON ON ON ON
When DIP switch 1-8 is on, 11 inches is the default page length.
Table 8 Character spacing
Character spacing SW 2-7 SW 2-8 10 cpi OFF OFF 12 cpi ON OFF 17 cpi OFF ON 20 cpi ON ON
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