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VS-540i Replacing Printhead Cost

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sean De Gruchy Feb 11. 5 Replies

After much diagnosing with much help from here and from our local Roland techs we have arrived at having to replace the print head on our VS-540i . Quote is right around the $3500.00.Has anyone on…Continue

Issue Printing RVW-PR06K - UPDATE 11/5/18

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sean De Gruchy Nov 5, 2018. 21 Replies

Hi GuysPlease see attached image. We are having issues printing Rolands RVW-PR06K green. As you can see it almost looks like it's overprinting a fine mist of blue.Using same media, media settings,…Continue

RealTree print on disc ?

Started this discussion. Last reply by CYW Feb 9, 2014. 12 Replies

Hi GuysI wondered if it's possible to buy the Real Tree, Mossy Oak etc patterns on a CD ? I know you can get pre printed materials for wraps and such but we need to be able to print it on a few…Continue

XC540 - thoughts ?

Started this discussion. Last reply by chris wool Nov 7, 2013. 2 Replies

Hey guysAny opinions on the XC540 , I guess it's not strictly a versacamm  ( slapped myself ) but I figured I'd get some worthwhile opinions here.Cheers !Continue

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Sean De Gruchy replied to Sean De Gruchy's discussion VS-540i Replacing Printhead Cost
"Lovely thanks Irving !!"
Feb 11
irving donaldson replied to Sean De Gruchy's discussion VS-540i Replacing Printhead Cost
"That is the newer model if you do Apparel. If your market is signs, then you can consider SG/VG which are cheaper than VSi models. The tru-vis inks and apparel media are not a match made in heaven. As for your machine a lot of factors go into the…"
Feb 11
Sean De Gruchy replied to Sean De Gruchy's discussion VS-540i Replacing Printhead Cost
"Thanks Irving - any ideas what the printer may be worth once a new genuine head is installed ? We may consider moving it on and upgrading to a newer model. Thanks again !"
Feb 11
irving donaldson replied to Sean De Gruchy's discussion VS-540i Replacing Printhead Cost
"Your printer is worth more than the 3500. In that price you have about 1100 in labor. Hopefully they quoted that for new dampers and captop, wiper and felt. I have used Sign-in-China Roland Head - it did work for a while then not. I also installed…"
Feb 11
Butch replied to Sean De Gruchy's discussion VS-540i Replacing Printhead Cost
"Ordway Sign Supply  sells OEM Roland parts. "
Feb 11
Sean De Gruchy posted a discussion

VS-540i Replacing Printhead Cost

After much diagnosing with much help from here and from our local Roland techs we have arrived at having to replace the print head on our VS-540i . Quote is right around the $3500.00.Has anyone on the forum had any luck using aftermarket print heads to help lower the cost or purchased used from anywhere ? I know that's probably a really dumb question - using non OEM equipment or used equipment - but the printer is 6 years old and no longer in Rolands line up and we're a bit reluctant to drop…See More
Feb 11
Sean De Gruchy replied to Sean De Gruchy's discussion Issue Printing RVW-PR06K - UPDATE 11/5/18
"I just wanted to say thanks for all your help here it turns out it is a print head. I can't say enough good thanks about the tech guys at Denco in So Cal, they have been incredibly helpful, I wish all companies were as good as these guys. Now…"
Nov 5, 2018
Sean De Gruchy replied to Sean De Gruchy's discussion Issue Printing RVW-PR06K
"O.K - thanks !"
Oct 26, 2018
irving donaldson replied to Sean De Gruchy's discussion Issue Printing RVW-PR06K
"See you are friends with Dana, reach out to him - for I am at change the head stage."
Oct 26, 2018
Sean De Gruchy replied to Sean De Gruchy's discussion Issue Printing RVW-PR06K
"We turned off & unplugged printer for 30 mins, wiped it all down with anti static cloth , dropped media , wiped media and the problem remains...."
Oct 26, 2018
irving donaldson replied to Sean De Gruchy's discussion Issue Printing RVW-PR06K
"without deflecting nozzles that look like a case of static.  Ways to correct, some stated grounded machine drop media on its end unplug for about 15 minutes de-static cord that media passes by wiping media with anti static cloth"
Oct 26, 2018
Sean De Gruchy replied to Sean De Gruchy's discussion Issue Printing RVW-PR06K
"Just an update - tried several different profiles no improvement. Cleaned the encoder strip  no improvement."
Oct 25, 2018
Sean De Gruchy replied to Sean De Gruchy's discussion Issue Printing RVW-PR06K
"Same results."
Oct 25, 2018
Sean De Gruchy replied to Sean De Gruchy's discussion Issue Printing RVW-PR06K
"Will do."
Oct 24, 2018
Todd Collins replied to Sean De Gruchy's discussion Issue Printing RVW-PR06K
"Try to print that color on high quality and see what happens"
Oct 24, 2018
Sean De Gruchy replied to Sean De Gruchy's discussion Issue Printing RVW-PR06K
"Thanks Todd Standard - always have, no problems. Yeah we tried that - even a new roll of material - No luck. Its a VS450-i."
Oct 24, 2018

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