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VS540i Light Cyan not printing correctly

Started by Rich Davis in Roland Versacamms and Cutters. Last reply by irving donaldson 17 hours ago. 14 Replies

Hi all,Our light cyan recently started acting up and not printing correctly.We just finished up a 3 week long project printing 30" x 30" Walmart logos (darker cyan and yellow) and when we got back to printing some of our frequent items, the color…Continue

VP540 switching off when receiving a print file from the PC

Started by Godfrey in Roland Versacamms and Cutters. Last reply by irving donaldson yesterday. 7 Replies

Hi everyone,Please help with my Roland versacamm VP540.Situation: The printer switches on and performs the nozzle test. But when you send a file from the PC, it starts to process the file and switches off immediately.Was advised bits the power…Continue

vp 540 wont power on

Started by christe crouse in Tutorials. Last reply by christe crouse on Saturday. 10 Replies

I printed with my  3 days ago perfectly. today.  i went to turn on to print and i have no power on the front .. i always leave plugged in with back switch to cycle ink ... took the top panel on and there is a small green light that comes on  .. but…Continue

Printer starts Cleaning during job!

Started by irving donaldson in Roland Versacamms and Cutters. Last reply by Heather Runnels on Thursday. 1 Reply

Some of you have reported how all of a sudden your printer starts cleaning during a print run. One of the first questions asked is are you using OEM ink? Reason being that 3rd party ink with a compromised chip reports differently to the printer and…Continue

Tags: 3rd, Party, Cleaning, OEM, Ink

VP300 stops in the middle of a print.

Started by Jim Wysopal in Roland Versacamms and Cutters. Last reply by Ugur Aydin on Wednesday. 6 Replies

VP300 stops in the middle of a print.  Seems VersaWorks finishes sending the file to the printer and it stops printing.  Note on the display is Now Processing, but this will continue without moving forward.Turning off the VP and restarting works for…Continue

Tags: VP300

Stahls Puts Out a Survival Guide

Started by irving donaldson in Announcements on Wednesday. 0 Replies

Apparel DecoratingBusiness Survival GuideJosh EllsworthSenior Vice President, Dealer & Enterprise Sales, GroupeSTAHL…Continue

Tags: Assistance, Business, COVID19

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10 hours ago
irving donaldson replied to Rich Davis's discussion VS540i Light Cyan not printing correctly
"OK great progress - really Some of those nozzles may never come back - some may need a next weekend headsoak CALIBRATION - top box needs to be right on bottom box - the arrow shows you where you are - your existing would give you light color banding…"
17 hours ago
Rich Davis replied to Rich Davis's discussion VS540i Light Cyan not printing correctly
"In the Woodgrain Border.jpg - the top piece is a print from a couple weeks ago, while the bottom one is a current print.In the Turquoise.jpg - again the top piece is something we printed a couple weeks ago, and the bottom is today.  The…"
17 hours ago
Rich Davis replied to Rich Davis's discussion VS540i Light Cyan not printing correctly
"Print calibration image:  We changed the upper number from the approx +2.5 down to +2Otherwise it seems okay.Latest Test of the print head shows that while the more nozzles are firing, they seem to print a bit fuzzy.Our colors are still way…"
17 hours ago
Rich Davis replied to Rich Davis's discussion VS540i Light Cyan not printing correctly
"Yes, we did the head soak over the weekend. Going to try the print calibration now. We're using existing files in the RIP that we print frequently, so all the profile, media and other settings are all set. We cleaned the encoder strip not too…"
20 hours ago
irving donaldson replied to Rich Davis's discussion VS540i Light Cyan not printing correctly
"Question: Did you ever do the head soak? Your calibration is off - that would cause some banding and color shifts Not using proper profile, not using default media on the printing tab, and missing nozzles are the leaders in color shifting Also what…"
21 hours ago
Rich Davis replied to Rich Davis's discussion VS540i Light Cyan not printing correctly
"EDIT:  Some colors are still off.  Like a turquoise we regularly print looks more olive green.  Will that keep happening until all those light cyan nozzles are firing properly?"
22 hours ago
Rich Davis replied to Rich Davis's discussion VS540i Light Cyan not printing correctly
"Things are looking much better after the new captop and cleanings! Thank you SO MUCH for helping us with this issue and saving us $$ - from when the tech guy told us to just get a new head!"
22 hours ago
irving donaldson replied to Godfrey's discussion VP540 switching off when receiving a print file from the PC
"I do recommend a new board, however with that said it is not always possible in many parts of the world. In those regions, then there is no choice but to do board level repairs. An electronics repair person can check the capacitors and resistors and…"
yesterday
Godfrey replied to Godfrey's discussion VP540 switching off when receiving a print file from the PC
"Much appreciated. This is helpful. My understanding is that you recommend a new board. Thanks for the expert advice. Godfrey"
yesterday
irving donaldson replied to Godfrey's discussion VP540 switching off when receiving a print file from the PC
"You may need to try EBAY if you can trust that. BY swapper - I am a Roland Tech - we bill by the hour so it will be cheaper to swap out the board than to do board level repairs. There was one business on here that did (if they are still in business)…"
yesterday
Godfrey replied to Godfrey's discussion VP540 switching off when receiving a print file from the PC
"You mean its not repairable? I need to find someone with a dead VP540? is it possible to import from that side. We dot not have a dealer around here? Godfrey"
yesterday
 
 
 

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