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News: March. 30, 2018  v1.2.3 for iOS / Android Relesed!

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Main Functions Connection Environment Supported Devices Supported Printers Download How to use
"VSM Mobile" a free application for handheld terminals such as Android™ and iPhone, and the application is dedicated to MUTOH printer.

"VSM Mobile" enables to check the status of MUTOH printer connected to a local-area network, and the remote control will be available from your handheld terminals.

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 Main Functions
With "VSM Mobile" version 1.2.3, the following information can be obtained from your printer.
With the function below, a part of printer panel can be controlled remotely.

 More functions will be available in the future.

 Print Status
Print status can be checked by animation!
"VSM Mobile" enables to check the print status of Mutoh printer connected to a local-area network by animation.
The Job status (remaining print time and length) can be checked while printing.



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 Remaining Ink (Remaining Smart/C)
Check the remaining ink amount in real-time!
"VSM Mobile" enables to check the remaining ink amount of Mutoh printer connected to a local-area network in real-time. In case of a printer operated with Smart/C, the remaining amount of Smart/C can be checked.


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 Alert
Get a trouble information of printer quickly!
"VSM Mobile" enables to check the notice of problem in Mutoh printer connected to a local-area network in real-time.


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 Printer Status
Can tell the printer status just by looking!
"VSM Mobile" enables to check the status of Mutoh printer connected to a local-area network in real-time.


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 Firmware Version
The firmware version can be checked easily!
"VSM Mobile" enables to check the firmware version of Mutoh printer connected to a local-area network easily.


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 Remote Panel
Keep the printer panel on hand!
"VSM Mobile" enables to operate a part of function remotely without visiting the MUTOH printer connected to a local-area network.

 The image of screen is dedicated for RJ-901X / 900X.



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 Connection Environment
"VSM Mobile" is designed for use within local networks.
Communicating with your printer via VSM is recommended. Direct communication will be also available via a Wi-Fi network.
In case of direct communication, some of the functions from the remote panel will be limited.

 You cannot access your Mutoh printer from outside the shop with "VSM Mobile".

 To communicate "VSM Mobile" with MUTOH printer, make sure your handheld terminals and wireless LAN router are connected to a Wi-Fi network.

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 Supported Devices
Device OS Version Newest Version of
VSM Mobile
Android™ 2.3.1 or later 1.2.3 New!
iPhone
iPod touch
iPad
5.1.1 or later 1.2.3 New!
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 Supported Printers
Model Main F/W Version
VJ-1628TD
VJ-2628TD
1.08 or later
VJ-1608HS
1.06 or later
VJ-1324
VJ-1624
1.03 or later
VJ-1638
VJ-1638W
1.00 or later
VJ-1624W
2.00 or later
VJ-2638
2.04 or later
RJ-901X
RJ-900X
1.00 or later
VJ-1617H
1.00 or later
VJ-1638X
VJ-1638WX
3.00 or later
VJ-628
1.00 or later
VJ-426UF
1.00 or later
VJ-1626UH
1.00 or later
VJ-1628X
1.00 or later
VJ-628X
1.00 or later
VJ-1324X
3.00 or later
VJ-1624X
3.00 or later
VJ-1624WX
3.00 or later
VJ-1924WX
3.00 or later
VJ-2638X
3.07 or later
VJ-1938TX
1.00 or later
VJ-1638UH
1.01 or later
VJ-1938X
3.09 or later
VJ-1948WX
1.05 or later
VJ-626UF
1.00 or later
VJ-1324XS
3.03 or later
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 Download
"VSM Mobile" can be downloaded for free from Google Play™ and App Store.

 Customer is responsible for the communication fee to connect to Google Play™ and App Store.

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 How to use
The initial setting and basic operation of "VSM Mobile" are as follows.

 The usage may be changed in accordance with version upgrade.

 Initial Setting (via VSM)
To communicate MUTOH printer via VSM, the VSM should be registered on "VSM Mobile" as an initial setting. Please see the below for the procedures.

 Make sure "VSM Mobile", "VSM" and MUTOH printer are connected to a Wi-Fi network.

1
[VSM]
Start your VSM, and select "VSM Mobile Setting" from the "Setup" menu.
2
[VSM]
Click "Registration" button in the VSM "VSM Mobile Setting" window.
3
[VSM]
Wait until the VSM to be connected to handheld terminal with the VSM "VSM Mobile Registration" window displayed.
4
[VSM Mobile]
Start "VSM Mobile" from your handheld terminal and select "via VSM" on Communication Setting.
5
[VSM Mobile]
Tap [+] button at the upper-right corner of the screen to display the VSM registration window.
6
[VSM]&[VSM Mobile]
On the registration window, enter the following values and tap "Register" button.
- Registered Name for VSM (Optional)
- Destination IP Address *
- Destination Port Number *
- Destination Authorization Code *
*Enter the values displayed on the VSM "VSM Mobile Registration" window.
7
[VSM]&[VSM Mobile]
When the synchronization between handheld terminal and VSM is completed, the registered name of VSM will be added.
At the same time, "VSM Mobile Name" input filed will be displayed on "VSM Mobile Registration" window.
8
[VSM]
Enter an arbitrary name of your handheld terminal from the VSM "VSM Mobile Registration" window, and click "Registration" button.
9
[VSM]
When the registration is completed, the name of VSM Mobile registered on the VSM Mobile list in the VSM "VSM Mobile Setting" window, will be displayed.
Close the window to complete the initial setup.
* The version of VSM should be later than 3.02. The picture used for explanation is version 3.03.
* Since the registered contents will be saved in the handheld terminal, the VSM registration will not be required at the next start-up.
* If the synchronization between handheld terminal and VSM is failed, the contents entered on the VSM registration window may be inappropriate, or handheld terminal and/or the network setting of VSM may be incorrect. Please check the contents of settings, and perform the synchronization again.
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 Initial Setting (Direct)
To communicate MUTOH printer directly, MUTOH printer should be registered in "VSM Mobile" as an initial setting. Please see the below for the procedures.

 Make sure "VSM Mobile" and MUTOH printer are connected to a Wi-Fi network.

1
[VSM Mobile]
Start "VSM Mobile" from your handheld terminal and select "Direct" on Communication Setting .
2
[VSM Mobile]
Tap [+] button at the upper-right corner of the screen to display the printer registration window.
3
[VSM Mobile]
Enter the following information and tap the "Register" button.
- Printer Name (Optional)
- Destination IP Address*
*Enter the Destination IP address of your Mutoh printer.
4
[VSM Mobile]
When the registration is complete after confirming the communication with your Mutoh printer, the registered printer name is displayed on the printer list of "VSM Mobile".
* The version of VSM should be later than 3.02. The picture used for explanation is version 3.03.
*If your handheld terminal can not communicate with your Mutoh printer, it may be due to the typing error of the Destination IP address or the network setting failure of your handheld terminal. Please correct each setting and reconnect.
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 Basic Operation
When your Mutoh printer is already registered in "VSM Mobile", follow the procedures below to check its status.
1
Start "VSM Mobile" from your handheld terminal.
2
Select a method to communicate with the registered printer.
*When you select "Direct", move to step 4.
3
Tap the VSM registered name displayed in the VSM list, and move to printer list screen.

Tap the edit button displayed in the right of VSM registered name on the VSM list screen to edit and delete the registered contents of VSM.
4
Tap the target Mutoh printer from the list on printer list screen to move to the target "My Printer" screen.

When you select "via VSM", the printer name and serial number displayed on the printer list is based on the VSM registration.
For the procedure to register your Mutoh printer in VSM, refer to the operating instruction included in VSM.
Tap the [Update] button at the upper right of printer list screen to update the printer list.
The configuration of "My Printer" screen is as folllows.
No. Name
1 Button to Move to "Printer List" Screen
2 Printer Name
3 Updated Date
4 Print Status Field
5 Printer Image
6 Job Status Window
7 Remaining Ink Field
8 Ink Color
9 Remaining Ink Amount Bar
10 Update Button
11 [Remote Panel] - Button to Move to "Remote Panel" Screen
12 [Alert] - Button to Move to "Alert" Screen
13 [Status] - Button to Move to "Status" Screen
14 [Info] - Button to Move to "Information" Screen
15 [My Printer] - Button to Move to "My Printer" Screen

 If multiple printers are registered, flick the "My Printer" screen to switch the target printer.

 Tap the [Update] button to update the printer information.

 If a problem occurs with printer, "!" mark of [Alert] button will be displayed.

 [My Printer] button cannot be pressed in "My Printer" screen.

 [Remote panel] button cannot be pressed with the model that does not support the remote panel.

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 Check the print status and remaining ink (Smart/C) amount (v1.0.1 or later)
When your Mutoh printer is already registered in "VSM Mobile", follow the procedures below to check its print status and remaining ink (Smart/C) amount.
1
Open "My Printer" screen.

When the communication with printer is disabled, the image of printing status will be displayed in gray, and the message "Cannot obtain remaining ink amount" will be displayed.
If this message is displayed, check the network setting again.
2
While printing, the image of printing status will be changed dynamically.
Remaining print time and length on the Job Status Window will be also updated accordingly.

If the printer main firmware does not support the Job Status report to the VSM mobile, the message "Not Supported" will be displayed on the Job Status Window.
3
With printers operating with ink cartridge and ink bag, the remaining ink amount will be displayed by each slot.
With printers operating with Smart/C, the remaining Smart/C will be displayed.

The color displayed for remaining ink amount will be different according to the number of slot. With the printer that has many slots, scroll the viewing area on the screen to check all slots.
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 Check the defect notification (v1.0.1 or later)
When your Mutoh printer is already registered in "VSM Mobile", follow the procedures below to check its abnormal status.
1
Open "My Printer" screen, and tap the [Alert] button on the bottom of screen to move to "Alert" screen.
2
Check the abnormal notification listed on the "Alert" screen.

Tap the listed item to check the details of each problem notification.
When multiple abnormal notifications are listed, flick the "Alert" detail screen right and left to check the details.
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 Check the printer status (v1.0.1 or later)
When your Mutoh printer is already registered in "VSM Mobile", follow the procedures below to check its status.
1
Open "My Printer" screen, and tap the [Status] button on the bottom of screen to move to "Status" screen.
2
Check the printer status listed on the "Status" screen.

Tap the listed item to check the details of each printer status.
When multiple printer status are listed, flick the "Status" detail screen to check the details.
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 Check the firmware version (v1.0.1 or later)
When your Mutoh printer is already registered in "VSM Mobile", follow the procedures below to check its firmware version.
1
Open "My Printer" screen. Tap the [Info] button on the bottom of screen to move to "Information" screen.
You can check the firmware version from there.
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 Remote Panel Operation (v1.0.2 or later)
When your Mutoh printer is already registered in "VSM Mobile", follow the procedures below to perform the remote panel control.
1
Open "My Printer" screen of the target printer for remote control, and tap the [Remote Panel] button on the bottom of screen to move to "Remote Panel" screen.
2
Tap the operation target from the menu on "Remote Panel" screen to move to the screen appropriate for the menu.
On the right screen image, tap the [Setup] menu on the "Remote Panel" screen to move to the "Setup" screen as an example.

Only when the [Setup] is specified to change the printer setting, or operations such as [Test Print] and [Cleaning] are induced, it is necessary to set the "Remote Panel Mode" on the "Remote Panel" screen to "On" before selecting the menu, and acquire the control right.
When "Remote Panel Mode" is activated, the message "Remote Panel Mode" will be displayed on Operation panel.
Press "Cancel" button on Operation panel to turn off "Remote Panel Mode".
3
Tap the item to specify from the destination screen to move to the setting change screen.
On the right screen image, tap the [Side Margin] menu on the "Setup" screen to move to the "Side Margin" screen as an example.

Tap "Update" button at the upper-right corner of the screen to save your settings.
The setting change screen differs depending on the item to change the setting.
4
Tap "Setup" button at the upper-right corner of the screen to save your settings. When your setting is correctly saved, the message "Setting Completed." will be displayed.
Tap "Back" button at the upper-left corner of the screen to return to "Setup" menu and check for your setting changes.

 The used screen image is dedicated for VJ-1324/1624. The contents will be different in RJ-series.

 On the "Remote Panel" screen, [Alert], [Status] and [Info] buttons cannot be pressed.

 My Menu (v1.1.4 or later)
With VSM Mobile version 1.1.4 or later, My Menu is newly available from the Remote Panel to create a shortcut. Here is an example of how to create a shortcut on your MyMenu.
1
Tap MyMenu from the Remote Panel. On the "MyMenu" screen, tap [+] button.
2
Available menus will appear on the "MyMenu Editing" screen. Tap the menu you want to register in your MyMenu. (The screen image on the right shows when User Type is selected.)

You can select multiple menus.

A checkmark will appear to the right of the selected menu. Then tap Setup.
If the menu is correctly registered on your MyMenu, the message "Setting Completed" will appear.
3
Tap Back to return to the "MyMenu" screen. The registered menu is added to the MyMenu.

To refresh the settings on the MyMenu, tap the update button at the upper-right corner.
To remove the registered menu from the MyMenu, go to the "MyMenu Editing" screen and take the checkmark off.

 Above screen images show when VJ-426UF is selected. Available menu varies depending on the printer model being selected.

 Supported Functions
See below for the printers that support remote panel function of VSM Mobile version 1.2.3, the main F/W version of the printers, and the support functions for each printer.The VSM version should be 3.05 or later.
Model Main F/W Version Supported functions (Type)
via VSM Direct
VJ-1324
VJ-1624
VJ-1624W

2.03 or later

Setup*

(Check / Change)

Test Print

(Execute)

Cleaning

(Execute)

Setup*

(Check)

2.05 or later

Setup

(Check / Change)

Test Print

(Execute)

Cleaning

(Execute)

Sleep Mode

(Check / Change / Execute)

Display

(Check)

Setup

(Check)

Sleep Mode

(Check)

Display

(Check)

VJ-1638
VJ-1638W
VJ-2638

2.04 or later

Setup*

(Check / Change)

Test Print

(Execute)

Cleaning

(Execute)

Setup*

(Check)

2.07 or later

Setup

(Check / Change)

Test Print

(Execute)

Cleaning

(Execute)

Sleep Mode

(Check / Change / Execute)

Display

(Check)

Setup

(Check)

Sleep Mode

(Check)

Display

(Check)

VJ-1638X
VJ-1638WX

3.00 or later

Setup

(Check / Change)

Test Print

(Execute)

Maintenance

(Execute)

Sleep Mode

(Check / Change / Execute)

Display

(Check)

Setup

(Check)

Sleep Mode

(Check)

Display

(Check)

VJ-628
VJ-628X

1.00 or later

Setup

(Check / Change)

Test Print

(Execute)

Maintenance

(Execute)

Printer Status

(Check)

Sleep Mode

(Check / Change / Execute)

Printer Control

(Check / Change / Execute)

Setup

(Check)

Printer Status

(Check)

Sleep Mode

(Check)

Printer Control

(Check)

VJ-426UF

1.00 or later

Setup

(Check / Change)

Test Print

(Execute)

Maintenance

(Execute)

Printer Status

(Check)

Sleep Mode

(Check / Change / Execute)

Printer Control

(Check / Change / Execute)

Setup

(Check)

Printer Status

(Check)

Sleep Mode

(Check)

Printer Control

(Check)

VJ-1626UH

1.00 or later

Setup

(Check / Change)

Test Print

(Execute)

Maintenance

(Execute)

Printer Status

(Check)

Sleep Mode

(Check / Change / Execute)

Printer Control

(Check / Change / Execute)

Setup

(Check)

Printer Status

(Check)

Sleep Mode

(Check)

Printer Control

(Check)

RJ-901X
RJ-900X

1.00 or later

Test Print

(Execute)

MediaSet*

(Check)

Utility

(Change)

Consumption

(Check)

Cleaning

(Execute)

MediaSet*

(Check)

Consumption

(Check)

VJ-1628X

1.00 or later

Setup

(Check / Change)

Test Print

(Execute)

Maintenance

(Execute)

Sleep Mode

(Check / Change / Execute)

Display

(Check)

Setup

(Check)

Sleep Mode

(Check)

Display

(Check)

VJ-1324X
VJ-1624X
VJ-1624WX
VJ-1924WX

3.00 or later

Setup

(Check / Change)

Test Print

(Execute)

Cleaning

(Execute)

Sleep Mode

(Check / Change / Execute)

Display

(Check)

Setup

(Check)

Sleep Mode

(Check)

Display

(Check)

VJ-2638X

3.07 or later

Setup

(Check / Change)

Test Print

(Execute)

Cleaning

(Execute)

Sleep Mode

(Check / Change / Execute)

Display

(Check)

Setup

(Check)

Sleep Mode

(Check)

Display

(Check)

VJ-1938TX

1.00 or later

Setup

(Check / Change)

Test Print

(Execute)

Cleaning

(Execute)

Sleep Mode

(Check / Change / Execute)

Display

(Check)

Setup

(Check)

Sleep Mode

(Check)

Display

(Check)

VJ-1638UH

1.01 or later

Setup

(Check / Change)

Test Print

(Execute)

Cleaning

(Execute)

Sleep Mode

(Check / Change / Execute)

Setup

(Check)

Sleep Mode

(Check)

VJ-1938X

3.09 or later

Setup

(Check / Change)

Test Print

(Execute)

Cleaning

(Execute)

Sleep Mode

(Check / Change / Execute)

Display

(Check)

Setup

(Check)

Sleep Mode

(Check)

Display

(Check)

VJ-1948WX

1.05 or later

Setup

(Check / Change)

Test Print

(Execute)

Maintenance

(Execute)

Sleep Mode

(Check / Change / Execute)

Display

(Check)

Setup

(Check)

Sleep Mode

(Check)

Display

(Check)

VJ-626UF

1.00 or later

Setup

(Check / Change)

Test Print

(Execute)

Maintenance

(Execute)

Printer Status

(Check)

Sleep Mode

(Check / Change / Execute)

Printer Control

(Check / Change / Execute)

Setup

(Check)

Printer Status

(Check)

Sleep Mode

(Check)

Printer Control

(Check)

VJ-1324XS

3.03 or later

Setup

(Check / Change)

Test Print

(Execute)

Cleaning

(Execute)

Sleep Mode

(Check / Change / Execute)

Display

(Check)

Setup

(Check)

Sleep Mode

(Check)

Display

(Check)

 When the type of support function is "Change" or "Execute", the "Remote Panel Mode" should be "On" previously.
 The above supported functions listed in "via VSM" will be displayed in both "Direct" and "via VSM" communication settings. However,
 the functions listed in "Direct" are only available in the "Direct" communication setting.
 * Some functions are not available.
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