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Power Button

Press the POWER button for 1 to 2 seconds to power on the printer. The printer LCD displays Initializing while the printer performs system checks and powers on.

To power off the printer, press the POWER button for 1 to 2 seconds until the printer begins to shut down.

If you need to power off the printer while processing cards, press the button for 2 or more seconds. Card jobs in the printer do not complete.
 
User-added image Do not unplug the printer power cord to power off the printer.
Down Arrow, Up Arrow, and Enter Key

Use the arrow keys to move through the printer menu system, and the ENTER key to make a selection.

Press the up or down arrow key while the LCD panel displays Ready to display additional information about the printer on line 3, including the printer serial number, IP address, supply part numbers, and firmware version. If the system includes optional components, information about those options also displays. If you do not press a key for 30 seconds, the LCD panel returns to the default Ready message.
 
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  • If multiple connection types are present, (for example, USB, IPv4, Wi-Fi), only the first connection address displays.
  • When you use the arrow keys, only the IPv4 address displays. To see the IPv6 addresses available to the printer, you must use the LCD Status menu. Refer to “Retrieve an IPv6 Address”

When you use the arrow keys to view the printer IP address, the LCD panel also displays a QR code. Scan the QR code from a mobile device to start the Printer Dashboard to see additional printer information and work with the printer.
 
User-added image To successfully scan the QR code on the IP address panel requires a camera with a resolution of 5 megapixels or higher.

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LCD Panel Icons

The LCD panel displays icons to indicate the status of the printer.
 
IconDescription
User-added imageWiFi is enabled and connected.
User-added imageWiFi Dongle is installed, but not connected. 
User-added imageCloud connection is active.
User-added imageCloud is not connected.
User-added imageThere is an issue with the card supply. Additional information displays on line 3 of the LCD panel. The LED light bar blinks. Refer to “Printer Messages” for a list of LCD messages that correspond to card issues. 
User-added imageThe printer is unlocked. The LED light bar blinks.
User-added imageThere is an issue with the print ribbon. Additional information displays on line 3 of the LCD panel. The LED light bar blinks. Refer to “Printer Messages” for a list of LCD messages that correspond to print ribbon issues.
User-added imageRewrite is enabled.
User-added imageOpenCard is enabled.
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