Control Panel. Contains switches and indicators that prepare for, start, stop operation and indicate that the
printer is on line/off line, out of paper, or out of service (fig. 2-1)
SELECT/DESELECT - puts printer on line and deactivates all other switches when in SELECT mode.
SELECT - indicator lights to indicate that the printer is on line. Does not light when the printer is off line.
FORMS OVERRIDE - deactivates front and rear low paper sensors when pressed and held. Prevents PAPER OUT
indicator from lighting until paper is out.
PAPER OUT - indicator lights when paper is out. Lights also when front or rear low paper sensor is activated and 11 in.
(27.9 cm) of paper remain before paper out switch shuts off printer operation.
TOP OF FORM - advances VFU tape to next FF code hole. Also advances paper in synchronization with same FF code
ALARM - lights and sounds bell alarm. Indicates malfunction such as paper out, incorrect lever setting, or system failure.
MOTOR ON - powers on printer motor when pressed.
MOTOR OFF - powers off printer motor when pressed.
LINE FEED - advances paper one line when pressed. Advances paper continuously when pressed and held.
TEST - performs printer self-test when pressed and held.
Figure 2-1. Controls and Indictors on Control Panel