I have replaced he cap top, soaked the head, full manual clean, replaced wiper, scraper, sponge, felt and a new cartridge of metallic and I still get what looks like over spray on the Cyan and…Continue
"A peck or a Co-Peck will show if there was a head strike
If you look at the cyan column next to the silver column, you will see the nozzles shifting to the left. The shifting indicates that the nozzles ran into an obstruction when the print head was…"
I see a slight shift in columns - that could be your cause
Also another contributor is that Lc has nozzle shifting into neighboring columns -
That will explain the cyan overspray - not sure about the metallic - unless it is also…"
"Media is 1mil removable vinyl decal. Running metallic CMYKLcLmLkMt(v), high quality, all default settings. Don't know the moisture content but I would say it is a standard A\C controlled office environment with setting of 68 to 72 F."
"Important test is the nozzle test and you have that with the other print. Need to be able to zoom in to that alone.
If printing bi-direction then post that test, if not then look at the nozzles in the C, Lc, and the silver
Next, which media,…"
I have replaced he cap top, soaked the head, full manual clean, replaced wiper, scraper, sponge, felt and a new cartridge of metallic and I still get what looks like over spray on the Cyan and metallic colors. I switched the printing to one directional and it only over sprays on the exiting direction it moves in.Test page (attached) is the standard CMYK and metallic silver.VersaCamm VS-540i.ThanksSee More