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Help, VS-540i not printing Magenta

Started this discussion. Last reply by SYYED SHAKEER Nov 28. 14 Replies

My wife's VS-540i ceased printing magenta mid job.  We have done the following.1. Through manual cleaning 2. Replaced the Captop3. Replaced the suction motor because I broke the tube connection when…Continue

Profiles for VS-540i - 3268M

Started this discussion. Last reply by CYW Aug 3, 2016. 3 Replies

Hi folks - I am new to the forum.  I have been running a VS-540i for about a month. I'm trying to make a contour cut graphic for a interior wall. I'm using Oracal 3268M but am having trouble getting…Continue

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SYYED SHAKEER replied to Coral Kutrip's discussion Help, VS-540i not printing Magenta
"Glad to hear that you return to printing , it can be so frustrating when problems occur.  Trying to understand how the choke valve went bad and how you were able to bypass it ? Thanks Keep Printing !"
Nov 28
Coral Kutrip replied to Coral Kutrip's discussion Help, VS-540i not printing Magenta
"After all that, turns out the choke valve on the magenta line went bad. Waiting on a new part, but it's been bypassed for now. Prints are perfect again."
Nov 27
Coral Kutrip replied to Coral Kutrip's discussion Help, VS-540i not printing Magenta
"We had a tech out and have determined it's a clog in the magenta line. The ink cartridges have been replaced with OEM inks. We have flushed the line between the cartridge and the top of the choke, we have disconnected and cleaned and flushed…"
Nov 27
Francis Delos Reyes replied to Coral Kutrip's discussion Help, VS-540i not printing Magenta
"Try performing a flushing position adjustment just in case since you did replace the captop."
Nov 25
irving donaldson replied to Coral Kutrip's discussion Help, VS-540i not printing Magenta
"So thinking several things but actually some things you need to see.  So who put in the damper? Check that it was placed in the same direction as the others. Dampers can go in either was - but as long as they are all the same way. As one ink…"
Nov 25
Coral Kutrip replied to Coral Kutrip's discussion Help, VS-540i not printing Magenta
"The previous one was this morning test print. This was what followed. The latest test print is missing the magenta bars entirely, again."
Nov 25
Coral Kutrip replied to Coral Kutrip's discussion Help, VS-540i not printing Magenta
"I'll take a look at the calibration test today, we did run that this weekend and do some correction already. Did an overnight head soak, got up this morning and had a reasonable test print, compared to the last one. Tried a print, and the…"
Nov 25
irving donaldson replied to Coral Kutrip's discussion Help, VS-540i not printing Magenta
"Banding caused by missing nozzles, wrong calibration, improper profile. Your picture shows dark banding. So run the calibration test, your arrow should be under a pattern that is overlapping - the arrow needs to be moved to one that is just sitting…"
Nov 25
Coral Kutrip replied to Coral Kutrip's discussion Help, VS-540i not printing Magenta
"No problem. I appreciate the help. This is where we are now. Magenta is printing, but now there are drops in the test print. When I try an actual print you can see the lines (is this banding?) in the magenta and blue pieces clearly. Just a…"
Nov 24
irving donaldson replied to Coral Kutrip's discussion Help, VS-540i not printing Magenta
"Traveling so did not get back sooner. Use tweezers and a piece of tape to hold the spring. Number the cables - not in the manual either - you put the second cable in wrong slot - you will blow the head. You would problably want to change it without…"
Nov 23
Coral Kutrip replied to Coral Kutrip's discussion Help, VS-540i not printing Magenta
"Yes, third cap is there (more on that in a minute) Ink is 3rd Party from US Cutter, Machine is well out of warranty. Been running it for over a year no issues.8th channel is cleaning fluid.Yes on the little spring. I'm terrified it's going…"
Nov 23
irving donaldson replied to Coral Kutrip's discussion Help, VS-540i not printing Magenta
"under captop was the third opening capped Is the ink 3rd party or oem Guessing your 8th channel is a cleaning cartridge and you have is set up for 7 colors Do you have the little spring on front"
Nov 22
Coral Kutrip replied to Coral Kutrip's discussion Help, VS-540i not printing Magenta
"Nozzle test and the job where it stopped printing is attached.2 lines coming from laptop to pump connected, one line going to drain cup connected other side of the drain line T connection is capped like original. Shook the cartridge plenty of ink"
Nov 22
irving donaldson replied to Coral Kutrip's discussion Help, VS-540i not printing Magenta
"bottom of captop - 2 lines one stopper correct Some nozzles - air in the lines or bad top No nozzles - first step damper - one side can go bad - can be installed wrong in not primed - ink line tip needs trimming Lets see that nozzle test, though -…"
Nov 22
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Help, VS-540i not printing Magenta

My wife's VS-540i ceased printing magenta mid job.  We have done the following.1. Through manual cleaning 2. Replaced the Captop3. Replaced the suction motor because I broke the tube connection when replacing the cap top.4. Did a head soak.5. Shook the ink cartridgeI'm hopeful it is the damper but don't know.It appears that 2 colors share a damper, wouldn't they both die if it was a damper failure?Need some help and guidance as we are dead in the water till we get this fixed.I can post pics of…See More
Nov 22

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