"So I FINALLY tried another computer with a few hundred GB of memory available, and reinstalled VW with all the updates AND.... Still noise. Different file sizes, formats etc.... So I guess I'll go with your suggestion Butch and inspect…"
"Print an off white rectangle the full width by 3 feet of the media . If the blue is gone it is the file. If present check data cable from the motherboard to the head as it unwinds for any slapping or splits in the cable itself when it…"
"Well, it just so happened I had some compatible RAM chips kicking around, so the old computer is up to 2GB of RAM now.... but.... still getting noise. The blue lines have gotten progressively narrower, but still fall in roughly the same area.…"
"I tried shrinking the file size, and increased it in VW, that didn't work. I examined the printer head cables and they all seemed to be tightly in place.
I guess I'll attempt a different computer this afternoon. Worth a…"
"You need to know the dpi. You only need 72 for VC to give a good print - I prefer more to enable me to enlarge. VW processes images on the hard drive and then send to the VC when info is requested. If you are short on processing space and you get a…"
"There is only 500 MB of ram on the old clunker computer I'm using. That could be the issue. I primarily work with Vectors. The printer works fine if the image is on the first 22" or so on the right side, but when it is a…"
Hello gang. Long time reader first time poster. My recently acquired used SP-300i is giving me a little issue that was touched upon in this forum, but I don't think it was ever cleared up. At random times throughout the print process the printer is plopping blue lines or rectangles on the materials. I have tried reseating the ethernet cable, purchasing a new cable, going direct to the computer and not a router (as was suggested in the other discussion) but it hasn't helped. It only seems…See More