How to connect the XTL500 Label Maker to your Computer
19 May 2016 | Technical Support Team
Connecting the XTL500 Label Maker to your Computer
The label maker can be used as a standalone label maker or you can print labels directly from your computer using the latest version of DYMO ID™ software. Using DYMO ID™ software is the recommended method for producing a high volume of labels.
Downloading and Installing DYMO ID™ Software
Do not connect the label maker to your computer until after the software installation is complete. To install the software:
Connecting the Label Maker to your Computer
The label maker connects to your computer using the USB connection located on the left side of the label maker. Do not connect the label maker to your computer until after the software installation is complete.
To connect the label maker to your computer:
The label maker display will show Connected to PC and you will not be able to use the label maker keypad.
Each time you connect the label maker to the computer, DYMO ID™ software will automatically start.
You can now print directly from DYMO ID™ software or transfer labels to the label maker for printing later.
About DYMO ID Software
The following figure shows some of the major features available with DYMO ID™ software.
From the Help menu in DYMO ID software, you can view the following:
Refer to the DYMO ID™ software online Help or user guide for complete information on transferring files.
Updating the Label Maker Software
You will only be automatically notified of a label maker update when the label maker is connected to your computer. To manually check for label maker updates:
Press and hold the power button for at least five seconds to make sure the power is completely off and not just in standby mode.
Refer to the DYMO ID™ software online Help or user guide for information about label maker software or template updates.