Brother PT-P700 manual

Brother PT-P700
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  • Filetype: PDF
Follow these guidelines to avoid the risk of fire, burns, injury, electric
shocks, rupture, overheating, abnormal odors or smoke.
Always use the specified voltage and the included AC adapter (AD-E001) for the
P-touch labeler to prevent any damage or failure.
Do not touch the P-touch labeler during a lightning storm.
Do not use the P-touch labeler/AC adapter in places of high humidity such as
Do not overload the power cord.
Do not place heavy objects on, or damage the P-touch labeler, power cord or plug.
Do not forcibly bend or pull the power cord. Always hold the AC adapter when
disconnecting from the power outlet.
Make sure that the plug is fully inserted in the power outlet. Do not use an outlet that
is loose.
Do not allow the P-touch labeler/AC adapter/power plug/batteries to get wet, for
example, by handling them with wet hands or spilling beverages on to them.
Do not disassemble or modify the P-touch labeler/AC adapter/batteries.
Do not allow a metal object to contact both the plus and minus ends of a battery.
Do not use sharp objects, such as tweezers or a metallic pen, to change the
Do not throw the batteries into fire or expose to heat.
Disconnect the AC adapter, remove batteries immediately and stop using the
P-touch labeler if you notice abnormal odor, heat, discoloration, deformation or
anything unusual while using or storing it.
Do not use a damaged or leaking battery as the fluid may get on your hands.
Do not use a deformed or leaking battery or one whose label is damaged. There is
a possibility of damaging the P-touch labeler.
Since loss of eyesight may result when leaked fluid from batteries gets into your
eyes, immediately rinse your eyes with a large amount of clean water, and then
seek medical attention.
Follow these guidelines to avoid personal injury, liquid leakage, burns or heat.
When the P-touch labeler is not being used, store it out of the reach of children. In
addition, do not allow children to put any P-touch labeler parts or labels in their
mouths. If any object has been swallowed, seek medical attention.
Do not touch metal parts around the print head immediately after printing.
Do not touch the cutter blade. (See Parts Description.)
If leaked fluid from batteries gets on your skin or clothes, immediately rinse them
with clean water.
Remove the batteries and disconnect the AC adapter if you do not intend to use the
P-touch labeler.
Do not use any batteries other than those specified. Do not use combinations of old
and new batteries or combinations of different types, different charging levels,
different manufacturers or different models. Do not insert a battery with its plus and
minus ends reversed.
Do not drop or hit the P-touch labeler/AC adapter.
Do not put your finger inside the P-touch labeler when you close the cassette cover.
Before using Ni-MH rechargeable batteries, carefully read the instructions for the
batteries and battery charger, and be sure to use them correctly.
When using Ni-MH rechargeable batteries, charge the batteries with a specialized
battery charger before using the batteries.
Depending on the location, material, and environmental conditions, the label may
unpeel or become irremovable, the color of the label may change or be transferred
to other objects. Before applying the label, check the environmental conditions and
the material.
Do not use the P-touch labeler in any way or for any purpose not described in this
guide. Doing so may result in accidents or damage to the P-touch labeler.
Use only Brother TZe tapes with the P-touch labeler. Do not use tapes that do not
have the mark.
Only use a soft, dry cloth to clean the P-touch labeler; never use alcohol or other
organic solvents.
Use a soft wipe to clean the print head; never touch the print head with your fingers.
Do not put any foreign objects into the tape exit slot or AC adapter connector or
battery compartment, etc.
Do not place the P-touch labeler/batteries/AC adapter in direct sunlight or rain, near
heaters or other hot appliances, in any location exposed to extremely high or low
temperatures (e.g., on the dashboard or in the back of your car) or high humidity, or
in dusty locations.
Do not try to print if the cassette is empty; it will damage the print head.
Do not pull the tape while printing or feeding; it will damage the tape and the P-touch
Any data stored in memory will be lost due to failure or repair of the P-touch labeler,
or if the batteries expire.
The P-touch labeler is not equipped with a charging feature for rechargeable
The length of the printed label may differ from the displayed label length on the
A protective clear plastic sticker is placed over the top panel during manufacturing
and shipping. This sticker should be removed prior to use.
When printing multiple copies of a label or using the numbering function printing, the
P-touch labeler will not detect the end of the tape cassette and will continue
When using Heat Shrink Tube, the printing area will be smaller than when using
normal tape.
Do not scratch or subject the CD-ROM to high or low temperatures.
Do not put heavy objects on the CD-ROM or apply force to the CD-ROM.
The software contained on the CD-ROM is meant for use with this P-touch labeler only.
See the License on the CD-ROM for details. This software may be installed on
multiple computers for use in an office, etc.
The purpose of the International ENERGY STAR
Program is
to promote the development and popularization of
energy-efficient office equipment. As an ENERGY STAR
Partner, Brother Industries, Ltd. has determined that this
product meets the ENERGY STAR
guidelines for energy
Should you have questions, or need information about your Brother product, we have
a variety of support options for you to choose from:
USA-Customer Service
Telephone: 1-877-BROTHER (1-877-276-8437)
Fax: 1-901-379-1210
Supplies/Accessories: or 877-552-6255

Safety Precautions


Indicates a potentially hazardous situation which, if not
avoided, could result in death or serious injuries.


Indicates a potentially hazardous situation which, if not
avoided, may result in minor or moderate injuries.
Thank you for choosing the PT-P700. Your new P-touch labeler uses P-touch Editor Lite software,
which is already installed on your P-touch labeler.
There is no need to install any software or drivers onto your computer in order to make creative labels.
This manual includes important precautionary information and simple instructions for operating your
new P-touch labeler. Be sure to read the instructions before use and use the product in accordance
with these instructions. Keep this manual handy for future reference. If new versions of the PT-P700
software become available, this manual may not reflect the updated features. Therefore, you may find
that the software and the contents in this guide are different.
Printed in China


User’s Guide

General Precautions

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Declaration of Conformity (For USA Only)
Responsible Party : Brother International Corporation
200 Crossing Boulevard
P.O. Box 6911
Bridgewater, NJ 08807-0911 USA
TEL : (908) 704-1700
declares that the products
Product Name : Brother P-touch Electronic Labeling System
Model Number : PT-P700
comply with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two
conditions: (1) this device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device
must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause
undesired operation.
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B
digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to
provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential
installation. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency
energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause
harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that
interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause
harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by
turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the
interference by one or more of the following measures:
Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the
receiver is connected.
Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
The enclosed interface cable should be used in order to ensure compliance with
the limits for a Class B digital device.
Changes or modifications not expressly approved by Brother Industries, Ltd.
could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.

International ENERGY STAR




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Brother PT-P700 specifications

Brand Brother
Model PT-P700
Product Label Printer
EAN 12502635888, 4977766722742, 4977766731140, 4977766731195, 4977766731218, 4977766731232, 611101325475
Language English
Filetype PDF
Maximum resolution 180 x 180 DPI
Vertical printing
Maximum print height 18 mm
Maximum printing width 24 mm
Print technology -
Colour -
Print speed 30 mm/sec
Display number of lines 3 lines
Display number of characters 16
Product colour Black,White
Other features
Print preview
Number of label formats 8
Number of frames 154
Ports & interfaces
Ethernet LAN
Connectivity technology Wired
USB 2.0 ports quantity 1
PC connected
USB port
Weight & dimensions
Width 78 mm
Depth 152 mm
Height 143 mm
Weight 710 g
Auto power off
Number of batteries supported 6
Tape type TZe
Number of styles 11
Built-in barcodes AZTECCODE,CODABAR (NW-7),Code 39,Data Matrix,EAN128,EAN13,EAN8,GS1 COMPOSITE,GS1 DataBar,GS1-128,ISBN-2,ISBN-5,ITF,MaxiCode,Micro QR Code,PDF417,POSTNET,QR Code,UPC-A,UPC-E
Number of fonts 14
Tape cutting Automatic
Number of printing lines (max) 7
Image formats supported BMP,JPG,TIF
Paper handling
Maximum label width 24 mm
Maximum label length 1 m
System requirements
Windows operating systems supported Windows 7 Home Basic,Windows 7 Home Basic x64,Windows 7 Home Premium,Windows 7 Home Premium x64,Windows 7 Professional,Windows 7 Professional x64,Windows 7 Starter,Windows 7 Starter x64,Windows 7 Ultimate,Windows 7 Ultimate x64,Windows 8,Windows 8 Enterprise,Windows 8 Enterprise x64,Windows 8 Pro,Windows 8 Pro x64,Windows 8 x64,Windows Vista Business,Windows Vista Business x64,Windows Vista Enterprise,Windows Vista Enterprise x64,Windows Vista Home Basic,Windows Vista Home Basic x64,Windows Vista Home Premium,Windows Vista Home Premium x64,Windows Vista Ultimate,Windows Vista Ultimate x64
Mac operating systems supported Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard,Mac OS X 10.7 Lion,Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion
Packaging content
Cables included USB
Quick start guide
AC adapter included
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