"I would like to inform everyone that the issue has been fixed. I bought a new print head and changed it. Changed a bunch of settings I didn't know about. It's printing great! Thank you everyone who offered their help!"
"Your print test actually looks worse after the parts replacements. You have fuzzy lines now where you didn't in the first few pics. By chance did you raise the printhead to high when replacing parts. Check in the printer menu."
"No way I can assist further with a black channel that prints in that manner. I know only of a head replacement. Others will do head soaks, run cleaning solvent through that head, etch. That there could be your primary issue."
"With that as your calibration test, you will not get a good reading and will need to guess in each direction. The black channel is not correctly firing and your prints will suffer until corrected.
On the profile, take G for gloss and M for…"
"Here is my calibration test. It doesn't seem to be overlapping here but the closest one?
I have tried three different profiles. I downloaded two from Orafol for this specific vinyl. I wasn't sure of the G or M so I tried both. They are…"
"Let's talk banding - apologies if this is repeated
You have 2 bi-direction test - nothing to do with banding - but double printing (scan direction)
Calibration - dark banding - overlap blocks - light banding - space…"