Saving Character Data - Mk1500

Article ID: ART180412 | Date published: 09/16/2021 | Date last updated: 09/16/2021


Learn how to save character data on the Mk1500.


Files and Folders

You can save text as files in the printer's internal memory. To save text as a file, you need to give it a name. the purpose of the file name is to allow you to quickly identify the data that is stored in that file.

You can also delete saved files.

Up to 20 files can be saved.

Breakdown of character data / files

Saving character data

Character data that has been created can be stored in files.

 A total of approximately 7,500 characters of character data can be saved. For example, if you hae already saved a file containing 50 characters, an additional 7,450 characters can be saved.

ex. Save the character data that has been created in a file named "Switch 1".

  1. Press [Regist.].

  • The file registration checking display appears.

Now checking...

  1. Press Left arrow or Right arrow to select 1:New, then press [Enter].

  • The file name input display appears.

 File names may contain up to 8 characters.

File name input display

  1. Type Switch 1, then press [Enter].

  • If you accidentally enter an incorrect character, press [Back Space] to delete it and then enter the correct character.

Switch 1

  1. Press [Enter].

  • After the screen to the right appears, the character entry screen appears.

Now Saving...

 Do not turn the power off when "Now saving..." is displayed.

Turning the power off during file saving can damage the data.

 Up to 20 files can be saved.

You can save up to 20 files. If you attempt to save more, Already 20 files ! appears.


If you attempt to save a file with the same name as a file that already exists, Same file name exists. Overwite? appears. Select [Enter] if you want to overwrite, or select [Cancel] to save with a different name.

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