Looking for community/professional insight/opinion with a ink and printing problem. Attached are how my test prints have been turning out after normal and manual cleanings. It might be hard to see,…Continue
"Picture of individual tests are better for evaluation than multiples in one shot - angle is great need to see it one at a time.
Is the captop OEM or aftermarket - the price will tell you the difference
since you did not change the tubes - tubes…"
"Okay, so we've replaced the cap top (just the cap top while reusing the drain line tubing), but our original problem still persists. And added to that, we now have sporadic drop outs in the test prints. Something else I noticed that might be…"
"Thanks for the advice. Our current 7 color setup is LC, CY, LM, MG, YE, BK, and LK with CL in the 8th slot. Have yet to replace the top cap. Any suggestions where to purchase this part? Searching online, I've only come across sellers over seas…"
"Not ink type but the cartridges in use - tops are rated for 6mos, but you can get 1 with cmyk some get longer but it places a strain on the head
The nozzles are in good shape so I think a captop change and cleaning your encoder strip with alcohol…"
"Thanks for the response, Mr. Donaldson.
Our shop is running a VersaCamm VS-300i; EcoSol Max2 ink (using Cleaning liquid in 8th slot).
We've never replaced the captop. It's probably almost 4 years old. How often should captop be…"
"You did not say which machine or your ink set up - since it is looking like a 7 color setup but it could be one with white and metallic and the white is there but hard to see.
You did not mention how old your captop is and that is the next bit…"
Looking for community/professional insight/opinion with a ink and printing problem. Attached are how my test prints have been turning out after normal and manual cleanings. It might be hard to see, but there's a little cyan in the middle and bottom of the Magenta. I've been noticing our prints having Cyan "dust" especially around where Black ink is going down. I'm thinking about replacing the Wiper next, but I don't know what's causing this.ThanksHuaSee More