Appli-K Support

Appli-K Support

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Tech Bulletins

Appli-K-Cable Assembly for Table Drive
File: Appli-K-Cable_Assembly_for_Table_Drive.pdf
Appli-K-Cable Repair
File: Appli-K-Cable_Repair.pdf
Appli-K-Table Hub Wrap Drawings
File: Appli-K-Table_Hub_Wrap_Drawings.pdf

Software Tips

How to Plot from Adobe Illustrator
File: Adobe_Illustrator-DXF_Export.pdf
How to Plot from CorelDraw™
File: CorelDraw-Export_to_Ioline_software.pdf

Technical Documentation

Legacy COM Port Test
Suggestions for testing serial COM ports on legacy equipment.
File: Misc-Com_Port_Test-25_and_9_Pin.pdf
Ioline Syntax Guide 2008
Comprehensive list of all Ioline syntax commands for developers writing drivers for Ioline machines (except CrystalPress).
File: Ioline_Syntax_Manual_2008.pdf
Official HPGL Language Guide (1996)
The official HP/GL language guide from Hewlett Packard, last published in 1996. Contains the complete language description although only a subset of the language is supported by Ioline (see the Ioline Syntax Guide above for details). [ref link]
File: HPGL2-RTL_ReferenceGuide_5961-3526_540pages_Sep96.pdf
Ioline HP/GL Driver Guide
Guide to help developers write drivers to output HPGL formatted vector images for Ioline machines.
File: ioHPGLguide.pdf
Upgrading Ioline Firmware
Directions for updating firmware in Ioline machines made after the late 1990s.
File: inst_firmware.pdf
Terminal Communication w/ Ioline Equipment
Directions for setting up and using a terminal program to communicate with Ioline machines.
File: terminal_comm.pdf
Power Entry Module Old vs. New
Visual guide to power entry wiring layout differences 1995-present.
File: Power_Entry_Module-Old_vs_New.pdf


Appli-K User Guide
File: Appli-K_User_Guide.pdf
Version: 6
Posted: January 1, 2008
Size: 2.0 MB
301 Software User Guide
File: Ioline_301_Software_User_Guide.pdf
Version: 4
Posted: January 7, 2008
Size: 2.0 MB


Vector vs Raster
Understand the basics of vector and raster graphics, and the process of scanning and digitizing images for decorated apparel.
File: vector_v_raster.pdf
CorelDraw™ page Orientation
Learn how CorelDraw and similar programs orient designs relative to how they are processed by Ioline machines.
File: Software-CorelDraw_Page_Orientation.pdf
Contour graphics with CorelDRAW!®
Lesson on how to make contour graphics for the 300 System using CorelDRAW!® that also applies to other machines.
File: contour_cuts.pdf
CorelDraw™ Node Reduction Tutorial
Fix designs that cut very slowly due to many small vectors in design outlines.
File: CorelDraw-Node_Reduction.pdf
CorelDraw™ Single/Stroke Line Fonts
Learn about making and using single line/stroke fonts in CorelDRAW!®
File: CorelDraw-Single_Line_Fonts.pdf
Split Front Garment Design
A step-by-step guide to designing a simple applique for a split front garment using for the 300 System using and CorelDRAW!®
File: splitfronts.pdf
Kiss Cutting Multi-Layer Designs
Comprehensive guide to creating multi-layer designs, cutting them on the 300, then generating a 301 stitch file.
File: Kisscuts.pdf

Using Design Software with Ioline Products

Export from Illustrator

How to export from Illustrator (CS2 and higher) to open in Ioline software.

Export from CorelDraw

How to export from CorelDraw (Any Version) to open in Ioline Software.

Hand Trace a bitmap in CorelDraw

How to hand-trace a bitmap in CorelDraw using the Bezier Curve Tool.

KISS-Cutting on the 200/300/350HF Systems using CorelDraw

From setting up the 300 cutter to designing a KISS-Cut in CorelDraw. Then sending the cut file to the machine and finally creating a Stitch file in Ioline 301 software.

KISS-Cutting on the 200/300/350HF Systems using Illustrator

How to design a KISS-Cut in Adobe Illustrator CS6. Export the file as a DXF file and open in the 301 software to cut on the 300 Cutter.


301 Software
Digitizing software & driver for the 300 System. Create sew disks with outline stitch instructions for appliqué designs and cut graphics on the 300 System. English/Español version.
Download: 301_setup_full.exe
NOTE: A password is required to download the 301 software and was included on a card in the accessory kit with your machine. Contact Ioline customer service if you need a new password.
Upgrade: Request the latest 301 version by calling 1.800.598.0029.
Latest Version: 11.2
New features include USB support, a stitch count estimator, the ability to rename layers and a thicker decorative “Bean” placement stitch. Release 11.2 also features stitch editing, stitch quality and automatic trimming enhancements.
OS: Microsoft Windows® (x32 and x64): Win7, Win8.1, Win10
Release Notes: What’s New list
ReadMe: Contact Ioline Customer Service to request this software, get an upgrade kit, or check if the required firmware is installed for this version.
301 Software – Demonstration Version
Learn how to import designs, set cutting parameters, and specify sew disk instructions. This demo version of 301 Software R11.2 is fully functioning, but does not print, plot, or save.
Download Free Demo: 301_setup_full_demo.exe
Version:11.2 – English
OS: Microsoft Windows® (x32 and x64): Win7, Win8.1, Win10
Posted: November 16, 2015
Size: 79 Mb
Release Notes: What’s New list
301 v8 & v9 Windows® Vista & Windows 7 Patch
Automatically update revision 8 or 9 Ioline 301 software for Windows® Vista & Windows® 7 compatibility.
Download: Install301_Vista_upgrade.exe
Revision: 0
OS: Windows® Vista (32-bit Editions) – Windows 7®
Posted: May 8, 2007
Size: 10 Mb

Release Notes:

Control Center Software
Interface for adjusting plotter parameters for the 600Ae, 600AeX, 28Ae, Stylist Ae, Studio A, 200, 300, 350HF, 100, SmarTrac I/S, SmarTrac Contour, and CrystalPress.
Download: windowsCC_setup_full.exe
Latest Version: 16
Posted: 2015.11.16
Size: 24 MB
OS: Microsoft Windows® (x32 and x64): Win 7, Win 8.1 and Win 10
Release Notes: What’s New list
To install: Running the installer might display a warning if much older previous versions are installed. Remove all previous versions before installing this version. The equipment User Guide has directions for using the Control Center.
Previous Version: If the new Control Center fails to connect, please download and install the previous version 12.4.
Please contact Ioline Customer Service to obtain the latest firmware for your plotter.
Hardlock Drivers
For Ioline software like 301 and CrystalStudio licensed through a security key that requires drivers.
Download: HASPUserSetup.exe
Latest Version: 7.92
Posted: 2019.08.12
Size: 17.9 MB
OS: Microsoft Windows® (x32 and x64): Win 7, Win 8.1 and Win 10
IMPORTANT NOTE: Perform these steps BEFORE inserting the security key for the first time. Download the driver file linked above to the computer that will run the software. Install the driver files by double clicking on the downloaded file. Follow the installation steps and wait for the installation to finish. Once installation is complete, reboot the computer if asked then connect the security key to an open USB port. Allow the key drivers to recognize the new key. Once the process is complete, run the Ioline software to test for correct installation.