Time & Date Stamp Seiko Precision TP-50
 

Seiko TP-50

FAQ


How to Set The Language On a TP-50 

How to Set The Date On A TP-50

How To Set The Time On A TP-50

How To Install The Optional Backup Battery In The TP-50

How To Insert Or Replace The Ribbon In The TP-50

Programming The TP-50 With Custom Comments

Customized Comments Not Loading From The USB Drive To The TP-50

How To Reset A Lost Password In the TP-50

How To Reset A TP-50

 

How to Set The Language On a TP-50

Setting the Language on the TP-50 will automatically select the corresponding names for months, day, etc. but it helps the functionality too, because many help messages in the setting menu are then displayed in the selected language as well. Due to the memory limitations of the device not all languages can be supported. Available languages are:

English (default), French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Numeric. (When selecting “Numeric” all language specific words for Months, Days of the week, etc. in the printing line will be replaced by the corresponding numbers. For example “April” would be replaced by “4”. Monday will be replaced by "1" because it is the first day of the week. However, in the Display of the TP-50 the Day of the week will still show in 3 Letters in English language. E.g.: On "Monday" will show "MON".

To set the language:

1. Insert the key into the Top Cover and turn it 1/4 turn to unlock the cover.

2. By holding the left and right sides, lift the Top Cover up.

3. Press the Menu key.

4. Press the UP Arrow key to select LANGUAGE.

5. Press the Check Mark key to select LANGUAGE settings.

6. Use the appropriate directional keys that appear on the screen to adjust the language that displays.

7. Press the Check Mark key to Set the changes and exit the programming of the date.

8. Place the cover back on the unit and lock it with the key

When completed, the time recorder display should return to the normal display. For further assistance, contact our Technical Support Department by e-mail.

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How to Set The Date On A TP-50

Setting the date on the TP-50 is essential for accurate time tracking and record keeping. To set the date:

1. Insert the key into the Top Cover and turn it 1/4 turn to unlock the cover.

2. By holding the left and right sides, lift the Top Cover up.

3. Press the Menu key.

4. Press the Down Arrow key to select DATE.

5. Press the Check Mark key to select Date.

6. Use the appropriate directional keys that appear on the screen to adjust the numeric date that displays.

7. Press the Check Mark key to Set the changes and exit the programming of the date.

8. Place the cover back on the unit and lock it with the key

When completed, the time recorder display should return to the normal display. For further assistance, contact our Technical Support Department by e-mail.

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How To Set The Time On A TP-50

Setting the time on the TP-50 is essential for accurate time tracking and record keeping. To set the time:

1. Insert the key into the Top Cover and turn it 1/4 turn to unlock the cover.

2. By holding the left and right sides, lift the Top Cover up.

3. Press the Menu key.

4. Press the Check Mark key to select Time.

5. Use the appropriate directional keys that appear on the screen to adjust the time that displays.

6. Press the Check Mark key to Set the changes and exit the programming of the time.

7. Place the cover back on the unit and lock it with the key

When completed, the time recorder display should return to the normal display. For further assistance, contact our Technical Support Department by e-mail.

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How To Install The Optional Backup Battery In The TP-50

The TP-50 can use an Optional Backup Battery that keeps it operational for up to 24 hours or 100 punches in the event of a power outage. When the TP-50 is AC powered, the battery is in a state of recharging. The battery automatically takes over in the event of power interruption.

It is recommended to use the battery backup where the possibility for power outages are high.

To install the optional battery:

1. Purchse the optional Backup Battery from a SEIKO Precision dealer.

2. Insert the key in the top cover, unlock and remove the compartment cover.

3. Seat the Battery inside the compartment in the top.

4. Connect the battery connector ends.

5. Tuck the extra cord inside the unit.

6. Replace the top cover.

Once the battery is installed, the TP-50 is ready for normal use. No additional programming is needed. For further assistance or how to order the backup battery, please contact our Technical Support Department by e-mail.

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How To Insert Or Replace The Ribbon In The TP-50

In using the TP-50, the ribbon can print about 60,000 impressions or last for a min. of 1 year of normal use provided the ribbon is used at normal temperature and humidity. It must be replaced with SEIKO Part Number TP-1051 (available in black –N or red –R). To order such a ribbon please contact us via e-mail. To change or replace the ribbon:

1. Remove the top cover.

2. Hold the Ribbon by its handle.

3. Pull the old Ribbon carefully towards the side and lift out of the TP-50.

4. Place the new ribbon inside the TP-50, within the clasps that hold the ribbon intoplace. Make sure the ribbon cassette locks in place. While doing so make sure the ribbon is threaded between the Print Head and Ribbon Mask. If the ribbon is not threaded correctly, the clock may not print properly or very faint and show one or more errors because the ribbon cassette can block the mechanism.

5. After the ribbon is inserted, turn the knob on the ribbon to make sure it is threaded in place. One turn of the little knob is typically enough.
THE RIBBON DOES NOT TIGHTEN TO THE TOUCH. EXCESSIVE TURNING WILL CAUSE THE LIFE OF THE RIBBON TO SHORTEN.

6. After the ribbon is inserted correctly, place the cover back to continue use.

For further assistance, contact our Technical Support Department by e-mail.

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Programming The TP-50 With Custom Comments

Custom Comments are a unique feature of the TP-50 document stamp unit. Standard and Customized Comments can be set to use up to 2 lines of text for up to 4 different Print Sets. The number of characters per line depends on the size of the characters used. To program the customized comments:

1. Open up an Internet browser on a computer and go to http://www.setupmytp50.online/

2. Sign in or Create an Account for the website.

3. Click on the +New button at the top of the screen.

4. Create your custom comments under the desired Print Set tab and click Save.

5. Press the Download button to save the custom comments to a USB drive.
*Please Note that upon the first download of the settings to the USB thumb drive the web browser may append a suffix to the filename(ie, FILENAME(1).TXT, etc) that will need to be deleted before loading the USB drive into the TP-50*

6. Remove the top cover of the unit from the TP-50 with the supplied key.

7. Press the Setting button down if it is not already.

8. Insert the USB thumb drive into the USB slot on the left of the unit.

9. Press the Menu key.

10. Select menu option number 11. DATA

11. Choose the LOAD<USB> option from the choices.

When inserting a document into the TP-50, the custom comments will print for the A Print Set button. You will need to select a different Print Set button if additional Print Sets were programmed.

* If the customized comments fail to load onto the TP-50 please refer to the following article: Customized Comments Not Loading From The USB Drive To The TP-50.

For further assistance, contact our Technical Support by e-mail.

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Customized Comments Not Loading From The USB Drive To The TP-50

When using the www.SetupMyTP50.online website to program your TP-50 to print comment lines the file that you download to your USB drive has to be a specific type of filename in order for the unit to load it.

1. Make sure that the filename does not have appended text. (ie, CIFSD000(1))

2. If filename is not CIFSD000, make sure the units DEVICE ID matches the filename.

*CIFSD000 updates all units regardless of their ID, if the config file is CIFSDXXX, then the Device ID must match XXX for it to load*

Once the filename is in the correct name format the comments can be loading to the TP-50 by the USB thumb drive. For further assistance, contact our Technical Support Department by e-mail.

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How To Reset A Lost Password In the TP-50

The settings in the TP-50 unit can be protected by a four digit password. If this function is activated, the unit will always request the password first before any settings can be made or changed. However, if the password is lost or forgot, the TP-50 needs to be reset. Please note that ALL the settings of the unit will be cleared together with the password and return to factory standard. To reset the unit:

1. Insert the key into the Top Cover and turn it 1/4 turn to unlock the cover.

2. By holding the left and right sides, lift the Top Cover up.

3. Locate the Reset button recessed on the upper right side of the unit.

4. Press and hold the A and C keys together.

5. Using a pointed object, such as a pencil, press the Reset button.

Once the TP-50 is reset, the time recorder must be programmed for the date/time and other settings as well as the password. For further assistance, contact our Technical Support Department by e-mail.

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How to Reset A TP-50

The TP-50 has several settings that are initially set and can be changed or modified. However, if the TP-50 needs to be reset, all the settings of the unit can be cleared. This includes as well the Password function. If the Password is lost or forgot, the reset function can be used to gain access to the programming and menu functions again. To reset the unit:

1. Insert the key into the Top Cover and turn it 1/4 turn to unlock the cover.

2. By holding the left and right sides, lift the Top Cover up.

3. Locate the Reset button on the right side of the time recorder.

4. Press and hold the A and C keys together.

5. Using a pointed object, such as a pencil, press the Reset button.

Once the TP-50 is reset, the time recorder must be programmed for the date/time and other settings as well as the password. For further assistance, contact our Technical Support Department by e-mail.

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