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irving donaldson replied to Darren's discussion Sp300v
"The message will come up until you go through the menu to initiate the replacement. Those parts will serve you if you cannot get OEM, but would not replace the pump until required. You are getting OEM cleaning solvent, that is important."
irving donaldson replied to Superman's discussion Install an older print head
"Head may look alike, but wired to preform different. Cannot mix water based with solvent based due to clogging."
irving donaldson replied to rene garcia hernandez's discussion roland sp540v
"search this site for BLOCK Printing. Short synopsis. You did not put the cables back the way you found them and now you have interference and crosstalk between the ribbon cables. Ensure you align them and use any shields that came with them, if they…"
irving donaldson replied to Jeff Allen's discussion Roland SP-300V Linear bearings wearing out?
"This is out of my expertise. However, just make sure it would work since you sound as if you will be paying more than the printer is worth.It is a matter for what else is going to go next, and if you should look for another same printer to…"
irving donaldson replied to Felix's discussion Roland Versaworks connection with Computer
"You can use whatever IP you want, it just has to be the same for printer and VW and the nic card in the computer the same except for the last 3 digits. However, I suggest using the MS protocol (you can search on this site for my post on it) so that…"
irving donaldson replied to Lloyd-André Reardon Reardon's discussion Going on a vacation, what to do with the machine?
"A search would show what I posted for those going on a Covid hiatus. You can follow that advice. Two weeks, even a month, I leave my machine inked and powered. If you going to be away longer, then pump-up the ink, which is the emptying procedure."
irving donaldson replied to Lloyd-André Reardon Reardon's discussion Updating VersaWorks to new version with VersaCamm vs-300 Print&Cut
"It is safe to update. Each increments are for various improvements. All updates up through 5X have had their bugs worked out. Your printer cannot use Dual or VW6X which showed improvements for gradients and more streamline cutting functions."
irving donaldson replied to Felix's discussion VP 540 stops in the middle of printing
"I will do a quick overview, but this issue has been spoken on this site previously - do a search Now Processing occurs when the communication between printer and computer is interrupted. So something changed just before it began to happened…"
Jul 3
irving donaldson replied to Superman's discussion Install an older print head
"With the new head, did you clear the Head group?"
Jul 2
irving donaldson replied to Superman's discussion Install an older print head
"After you input - if you put the wrong letter it will not accept, if you are short a digit, it will not accept - so the check sum has to be an acceptable value"
Jul 2
irving donaldson replied to Superman's discussion Install an older print head
"lol, apparently, I am not that good, you still need more assistance."
Jul 2
irving donaldson replied to Chris Moreno's discussion Roland VS-300
"As you may know, but I will just state it anyway. Cover L is the maintenance cover. You may have it on, but it is not engaging the sensor, thus the error. If it is engaging the sensor, then the sensor is not working."
Jul 2
irving donaldson replied to francesco cappellino's discussion vs 540i
"No pictures, no help"
Jul 2
irving donaldson replied to Superman's discussion Install an older print head
"Update the firmware, and ensure the new printhead head rank is in correctly. If you put it in wrong, it will not accept it. I may soon be signing off of this site forever, so you will need a new go to!"
Jul 2
irving donaldson replied to Chris Moreno's discussion Roland VS-300
"It means a line of code in the machine went hey wire! Restart the machine and it should go away just like that. The external codes and the service codes that we can troubleshoot and correct, if they do not self correct."
Jul 1
irving donaldson replied to Allen Steele's discussion Profiles for VS-540
" is where you can get profiles - access is your printer serial number - go to the support tab - icc profiles"
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Brooklyn, New York
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Embroidery, Screen Printing, T-shirt Shop, Graphic Designer, Promotional Company, Vendor, Educator, Other
Your Position
Owner - Blue Alert, LLC / Certified Roland Tech / On-site Trainer
Type of Printer/Cutter if owned:
vs300-BN20-vp540-gx24-Ioline300-&-Crystal Press-SAWGRASSVJ628-Universal Laser
Type of Heat Press if owned:
phoenix, hotronix - Garment;Hat;Mug; 3D

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Connecting VersaWorks to a VersaCAMM

Posted on April 29, 2015 at 3:35pm 1 Comment

  Recently, Inobu and I had a very interesting conversation offline about an online topic of connectivity. He was contradicting my many years of connecting Versaworks to VersaCAMMS. Inobu were using terms like Automatic Private IP Addressing (APIPA) and I was like WTH. Life needs to be simple and the more time I have showing and not connecting is the best for me. I found no problem in setting a static IP address on the network card, and making VWs and the VC have the same address on…


Versacamm Issues

Posted on November 28, 2009 at 12:17pm 5 Comments

Greetings all and I will check with Roland next week, but in the meantime....... Have anyone had issues with jobs being dropped after partial printing. I have used 3 different systems all resulting in the same thing - jobs partial printing at various points. I have used different size files and types of jobs and media all with the same results. I am running the latest firmware and versaworks versions. I have restarted the machines to include mainpower switch. I have also went from wireless to… Continue

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At 11:11pm on August 24, 2017, Matt Cross said…

Thank you! 

Honestly, I'm not sure if they checked the tension or not. The cuts are off in the scan and feed direction. I'll upload a picture of a bad print tomorrow. 

At 2:42pm on April 19, 2017, David R. Cunningham said…

I understand about the motor being bad, I have ordered new...  What about the carriage feeling sluggish and sticking.  It's only intermittent.  ??  Not to sure.  Thank God I ordered the motor too, just in case.  :)

BTW...  Instant Motor Error on Boot up as well.

At 4:20pm on January 12, 2017, Erin Nichols said…

You told me that in the middle of holiday season when I had ZERO time to do research.
HAHAHA. well we're here now, and that's all that matters. Don't worry, I'll bother you a lot. ;)

At 4:07pm on January 12, 2017, Erin Nichols said…

Hey, man! Long time!
Spoke to Ken at Stahls yesterday and he told me to check out the forums here. 
Hoping to sign up for bootcamp in the next few months. Glad I won't have to txt you every time i have a question, I CAN JUST BOTHER YOU HERE!!! BWAHAHAHAHA.

At 11:16pm on August 30, 2016, Tshifhiwa Justice Mugwedi said…

Hi there,my roland versaworks vp 300 does not power up ,it flashes once the light at the network cble and the light on top of Printer head carriage is on but the control panel not on please help.

At 9:01am on August 2, 2016, kofi said…

Hi, I've change head cables, long data cables but the same problem

Please help

At 8:49am on August 2, 2016, kofi said…

At 8:48am on August 2, 2016, kofi said…


Please look at the nozzle test and advice.

I've changed the head cables the long data cables, the head board but the same problem

please help

At 3:52pm on March 7, 2016, Jason Chocan said…
Hi there... I am having an issue with the media lever on my VP540... It was hit hard during a move and will not even begin to do a sheet setup... I have 2 pictures I can send as well
At 8:46am on September 13, 2015, NicNap81 said…

Thank you so much.
I hope I can learn so much from you and as soon as possible to be able to contribute, too.


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