A Digital Printing Network
I have searched my manual and the net and came up empty but figured it was worth a shot asking other versacamm users.
I have about 60 8ft panels to print and they will be very short term so they don't really need alot of ink saturation. Is there a way to "turn it down" so to speak?
Changing vinyl profiles didn't help.
Always looking to save a little $$$
These prints are pretty basic but even on low quality are using more ink that I like. Oh well it was worth a shot.
Sam, I'd be worried that if they didn't come out to your usual standards what you could be saving in ink would cost you in repeat or new customers. Other shops in my area will give a price break or even offer it free to their customers if they screw something up, ie they misspell something, or screened something crooked. The next potential customer might ask them where they got their shirt and put in a mental note NOT to order from them, not knowing that they got that shirt for free. With word of mouth being sooooo important I don't allow anything to leave my shop that isn't up to my standards.
Just a thought :-)
Kathy - A smart move to give them the item for free. Many times I reprint the item and give them the bad one as a bonus. It might make them feel good and it keeps the clutter down in the shop.
Not that we have that many reprints. ;-)
Ohhh Ken I beg to differ :-) Can't tell you how many times I hear from customers " oh I'd never order from %$&)#$ they can't get anything right, did you see how awful those shirts looked?" Since I primary deal with high school students, they will quite frankly wear anything, I don't need people advertising for free my mess ups!! There are 200 shirts presently going around Milford with Milford spelled with two ll's. That's all I hear about, that and how they can never put on anything straight. Not once do I hear, "oh, they they were great, they screwed up the shirts, gave us those and then we got good ones". That shop that I'm referring to is probably my best sales rep that I have. I should actually send him a fruit basket a couple of times a year just to thank him for all of the business he sends me because of his screw ups. Personally I hope he never stops giving out his mess ups, it would be bad for my business!!! Don't get me wrong, I've been known to not do the correct color sweatshirt or tee, and these they get for free or at least at cost. The customer is thrilled, they still look awesome and better yet they tell people that I took care of them. All of the true mess ups, and of course they are few and far between, :-) I donate to the salvation army, get a receipt and right off as a donation.
Di I'm glad to hear I'm in good company!! My husband thinks I'm nuts, but then again he'd think nothing of wearing navy blue shorts with a black tee shirt, so I'll also vote it's a guy thing minus Butch of course :-)
Hey! When did this become a guy thing? I don't always give out mistakes but if they are minor (and much like Butch we try to be perfect) that most people wouldn't notice we give it to them. This shows we cared enough to redo it even for a mistake they may not have seen.
Navy shorts with a black tee? Doesn't sound so bad. Could have been plaid shorts with a striped shirt.