Annette Thomas
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TrueVis VG-540 with Clear Static Cling Media

Started this discussion. Last reply by Shane Apr 1. 11 Replies

I am trying to print clear static cling in reverse with spot white then print white last. The problem I am having is, I can't used the media clamps as the static cling sticks to them, and it is…Continue

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Roland Versacamm SP-540i Hours

Started this discussion. Last reply by irving donaldson Sep 20, 2017. 8 Replies

I have created this .pec file but no way to read it to get the info. Can someone tell me what program I need to read it. I tried Notepad ++ but no luck.Thanks in advance,AnnetteContinue

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Shane replied to Annette Thomas's discussion TrueVis VG-540 with Clear Static Cling Media
"There's actually a setting in your printer that helps with sticky media.  Doesn't anyone read the user manual any more??  There's a setting you can change to help keep the media from sticking to your media clamps.  The…"
Apr 1
irving donaldson replied to Annette Thomas's discussion TrueVis VG-540 with Clear Static Cling Media
"Yes but on the printer tab in VW if you do not set each of the 3 values to Default Media - then the printer settings are being used and that could be your issue."
Mar 7
Annette Thomas replied to Annette Thomas's discussion TrueVis VG-540 with Clear Static Cling Media
"I had to media set to Clear Static Cling but I do change it with each media."
Mar 7
irving donaldson replied to Annette Thomas's discussion TrueVis VG-540 with Clear Static Cling Media
"Not sure if you had the problem using default media settings in the Printer Tab in VW - in that case the machine sets the appropriate settings for the media you are using."
Mar 7
Annette Thomas replied to Annette Thomas's discussion TrueVis VG-540 with Clear Static Cling Media
"Thanks for all the advise. After all the frustration, I pulled off the job to take a break from it and re-group. I have experimented and finally think I have it. I turned down the heat to 30 C. as this model one only has a pre-heater. I then…"
Mar 7
chris wool replied to Annette Thomas's discussion TrueVis VG-540 with Clear Static Cling Media
"I am in the uk so suppliers may be different  Metamark  md  sc 105 clear"
Feb 19
Annette Thomas replied to Annette Thomas's discussion TrueVis VG-540 with Clear Static Cling Media
"Thanks for the replies. I have never used the clamps, they are straight out of the box. Material is brand new so it hadn't been opened. I will try turning the heater down. I pulled the media to the floor so it was past the heater bed.I clamped…"
Feb 19
chris wool replied to Annette Thomas's discussion TrueVis VG-540 with Clear Static Cling Media
"not good if it's Roland cirt media is it. I use a static cling fairly often without these issues on a vs Tips clean the clamps with cleaning fluid turn the heaters down I use 36 deg Keep the material in a plastic bag when not in use If still a…"
Feb 18
irving donaldson replied to Annette Thomas's discussion TrueVis VG-540 with Clear Static Cling Media
"Another solution is to feed enough of the media out so that you can clamp it. So you thinking about the waste, don't, you may have about $3 max media waste. If you were to hit your heads with a media clamp, or have the media repeatedly brushing…"
Feb 17
Annette Thomas replied to Annette Thomas's discussion TrueVis VG-540 with Clear Static Cling Media
"Lady Di, I don't use the media clamps as the newer ones only come with the long media clamps but I did try them. I put slick tape on the backside of the media clamps because without it, the media stuck bad.. It will run about 4 passes but then…"
Feb 17
CYW replied to Annette Thomas's discussion TrueVis VG-540 with Clear Static Cling Media
"Annette, I’m not sure this will help you since I have a different older machine but I often run static cling without media clamps. Also in a pinch, if the job isn’t too long, I’ve run scotch tape, the frosted kind, along the…"
Feb 17
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TrueVis VG-540 with Clear Static Cling Media

I am trying to print clear static cling in reverse with spot white then print white last. The problem I am having is, I can't used the media clamps as the static cling sticks to them, and it is hitting the edge of the media as it is curling up a bit. This is Roland ESM-CSC media. I have tried attaching a clamp to then end of the media feed when my media is hanging down. I am running my head height on High. I have also stood there and held the edge of the media down then entire time. It is brand…See More
Feb 17
irving donaldson replied to Annette Thomas's discussion Roland Versacamm SP-540i Hours
"You looking for hours, does not tell much based on care. However, other than one cartridge not being changed (could indicate third party ink) the machine looks to be in good condition on paper with a minimum head strike and errors. Good luck on your…"
Sep 20, 2017
Annette Thomas replied to Annette Thomas's discussion Roland Versacamm SP-540i Hours
"Steve got it for me. Was looking for the hours as I have it for sale. Thanks!"
Sep 19, 2017
Annette Thomas replied to Annette Thomas's discussion Roland Versacamm SP-540i Hours
"Thank you very much Steven."
Sep 19, 2017
Steven Jackson - Admin replied to Annette Thomas's discussion Roland Versacamm SP-540i Hours
".pec is a peck report file. It is a data file that shows all the times, running hours, inks etc. of a VersaCAMM printer.  It requires the PECK tool that is a tech level tool to open and read.  converted text file is attached. "
Sep 19, 2017

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Roland TrueVis 540V with White, Graphtec CE6000-60, 24x36 Co2 Laser
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Hottronix Auto Open Clam 16x20

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