EPL2 Command Information and Details

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Topic or Information

Eltron Programming Language (EPL2) Information and specific command details

Applies To

Eltron Programming Language Printers supporting EPL2


Eltron Programming Language (EPL) is the command language used by earlier model Eltron printers and is supported in some later EZPL printers (203 DPI only). Some printers require specific EPL compatible firmware. This document contains links to manuals, examples, and specific information related to specific ZPL commands.

The EPL2 Programming Manual contains all the information on the EPL Commands Read More>>

EPL2 Programming Examples

EPL2 Tips

Printing graphics using EPL2 Read More>>

Using Autoforms and Stored Forms Read More>>

Math Functions, Concatenation, and Variable Fields Read More>>

EPL2 Counter and Serialization examples Read More>>

Real Time Clock Examples Read More>>  

Real Time Clock in a Stored Format Read More>>

Printing Extended or International Characters Read More>>

Using Variables in the an EPL2 format

Function characters FNC1, FNC2, FNC3 in Code 128 Read More>>

Printing the Maxi Code using Fixed and Variable Data Fields Read More>>

Printing a zero character with or without a slash Read More>>


EPL2 Command Details (Page Mode)

B.... p4 = 0, 1, 1A, 1B, 1C -  Printing Code 128 Barcodes Read More>>   Adding FNC characters Read More>>

D - Darkness (Density) Command Read More>>

GW - Direct Graphic Write or Sending binary data to the EPL2 printer for immediate printing Read More>>

oR - Character Substitution Command Details Read More>>

q - Print Width Command Read More>>

Q - Label Length Command Read More>>  Using Q Command Offset Read More>>

TD, TS, TT Real Time Clock Commands Read More>>

U - Printing a configuration label

UQ Returning Status to the Host Read More>>

- Print Direction Read More>>


EPL1 Command Details (Line Mode)

G - Graphic Draw Command Read More>>


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