Hello! My VP disconnects while is printing. At first i didn't care because it was not as often as it is now. Below is a list of things i have tried and none of fixed the issue.New pc (good specs)New…Continue
"Nothing fancy just by touching the back side of the printer where the main power switch is, but you can get really accurate by putting digital thermometer inside or outside the mainboard area. Also you can keep your printer with the back covers…"
"Im really happy for you!
Just be careful now the fan is unplugged high temperature maybe damage mainboard or other parts.
In my case if i see that the temperature gets too high inside mainboard i let it cool off until i send the next print…"
"I had read in several places that it can be corrected by replacing the realtek chip on the board. I lined up a guy that can do it for me, I figure the worst that can happen is I'm out a few bucks, if I need to replace the board anyway. However,…"
"Until now everything works fine. I don't know until when, but this "trick" earned me some time. You have nothing to lose trying it. If it doesn't work for you just plug it back, try something new or get a new board. Good luck!
"John is your printer still running ok with fan unplugged? I'm troubleshooting this issue myself now and ready to take the main board in for repair but it sure would be nice if I didn't have to do that."
"I never unplugged the fan.....that's not one I ever saw that in the long list of suggestions I came across on the net.
Can't say unplugging the fans won't fix it but not sure how a network issue ties into the fan."
"I chased that bug for months trying every single suggestion I came across. Various things seemed to fix it for awhile then it would come back. With some of the "fixes" I was able to print 80+ ft of vinyl without a problem but the issue…"
"Hello Sam thanks for replying.
How do you explain then that after i unplugged the fan from mainboard i had no disconnections?
It has something to do with temperature. It's not the fan itself that cause the problem.
Also when i print with both…"
"Not sure about the fan deal since the disconnection seems to be ethernet related but I know when mine was doing the dreaded disconnect in the end after trying countless things the fix was replacing the main board. "
Hello! My VP disconnects while is printing. At first i didn't care because it was not as often as it is now. Below is a list of things i have tried and none of fixed the issue.New pc (good specs)New ethernet cableNetwork ON/OFFSame Subnet maskSame IPThe odd part of story:I did notice cold days the disconnections were more often so i thought it has something to do with the temperatures and the printer struggles to get them.So i send a small file for print and after a while, it stopped and…See More