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Control Unit Area

The Display/Touch Screen, power control panel, and the operator alert assembly are in the control unit area.

This is an image that illustrates the control unit area.
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Operator Alert Assembly
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Display/Touch Screen
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Power Control Panel
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AFCCU Frame in a simplex printer or in Printer 2 of a duplex configuration or Printer Utility Module (PUM) Frame in Printer 1
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Printer Engine Frame

Operator Alert Area

The following figure shows the controls on the Operator Alert Area, which is on the base of the Operator Alert Assembly.

Using This Control: Does This:
Operator Alert Assembly Volume Control
This is an image that illustrates the Operator Alert Assembly Volume Control on the Operator Alert Area.
Adjusts the volume of the operator alert assembly.
External Connections for Customers
This is an image that illustrates the External Connections for Customers control on the Operator Alert Area.
Provides customers with a set of external contacts to allow the hook-up of an alert signal of the customer's choice.

Display/Touch Screen

The Display/Touch Screen provides you with a touch-sensitive interface to the printer. Using the Display/Touch Screen describes it in detail.

Power Control Panel

On Printer 1 of a duplex system, the Power Control Panel provides power control for the Printer Utility Module (PUM) frame and the printer engine. On Printer 2 of a duplex system and on a simplex printer, the Power Control Panel provides direct power control for the AFCCU frame and the printer engine. The Power Control Panel also provides remote power control for Printer 1 in a duplex printing system.

This is an image that illustrates the Power Control Panel.
Note:
Although the switches are labeled "Control Unit" on this panel in the PUM frame of Printer 1, these switches control the power in the PUM frame, not the AFCCU frame attached to Printer 2.
Using This Control: Does This:
Control Unit Local/Remote Switch Establishes where control unit power is controlled.

On Printer 1 - When this switch is in the Local position, the PUM is powered on and off by the Control Unit Power On and the Control Unit Power Off if in Local switches. In the Remote position, the PUM is powered on and off by Printer 2 control unit power controls.

On simplex printers and Printer 2 of a duplex configuration - When this switch is in the Local position, the AFCCU is powered on and off by the Control Unit Power On and the Control Unit Power Off if in Local switches. In the Remote position, the AFCCU is powered on and off by the controlling computer system.

Printer Local/Remote Switch Establishes where printer power is controlled. When this switch is in the Local position, the printer is powered on and off by the Printer Power On and the Printer Power Off if in Local switches. In the Remote position, the printer is powered on and off by the Control Unit Power On and Control Unit Power Off If In Local switches on this panel.
Control Unit Power On Switch Powers on the AFCCU frame or the PUM frame when the Control Unit Local/Remote switch is set to Local.
Printer Power On Switch Powers on the printer when the Printer Local/Remote switch is set to Local.
Control Unit Power Off If In Local Switch Powers off the AFCCU when the Control Unit Local/Remote switch is set to Local.
Printer Power Off If In Local Switch Powers off the printer when the Printer Local/Remote switch is set to Local.
Emergency Power Off Switch On Printer 1 - When set to Power Enable, the PUM and printer engine can be powered on by Local or Remote control. Power Off does an emergency shutdown.

On simplex printers and Printer 2 of a duplex configuration - When set to Power Enable, the AFCCU and printer engine can be powered on by Local or Remote control. Power Off does an emergency shutdown. All power is removed from the system.

Attention!

Using the Unit Emergency Power Off switch can cause loss of data and hardware problems; therefore, you should use it only in an emergency.