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Color change in the middle of a print

Started this discussion. Last reply by irving donaldson Aug 5, 2017. 3 Replies

Printing issues VP-540

Started this discussion. Last reply by Steven Jackson - Admin Feb 13, 2017. 5 Replies

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VP 540 Service Call 110

I've had my VersaCAMM for at least 10 year and have done all the maintenance on it that I can including capping stations and encoder strip. I started getting the ghost print which in the past was either a dirty encoder strip or a faulty encoder strip.I tried to flip the strip but having done that once already it was pretty much shot. I had another new encoder strip which I installed. Now as it goes through the setup and it stops at the far left side as it gauges the media. I get the dreaded…See More
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irving donaldson replied to Rick Raeder's discussion Color change in the middle of a print
"A captop is rated for 6 months. You have a VP, so CMYK, you can easily get 2 years from your tops based on environments. However, when you start getting color shifts your first place to look is the top. Once you stated when your colors are changing,…"
Aug 5, 2017
Rick Raeder replied to Rick Raeder's discussion Color change in the middle of a print
"Should I replace the capping station? The printer is about 8 years old and the capping station was replaced about year 3-4."
Aug 5, 2017
irving donaldson replied to Rick Raeder's discussion Color change in the middle of a print
"No but a failing captop can. Cannot keep up with the excess ink removal and thus unable to keep the dampers replenished!"
Aug 5, 2017
Rick Raeder posted a discussion

Color change in the middle of a print

I am doing some very large prints. 152" long and 4 of them printed just fine. On number 5 half way thru the color changed slightly almost muted  a shade down. you could see exactly where all colors changed.So I cleaned everything really well. Did a clean on the VersaCAMM and started another one. Half way thru this one my black cartridge emptied. I changed it and continued with out a blip. Could that cartridge getting low have caused the shade difference in the print? Not able to draw enough ink…See More
Aug 5, 2017
Steven Jackson - Admin replied to Rick Raeder's discussion Printing issues VP-540
"you can. There is the piece that runs over the encoder strip - it has the optical eye in it. Take an alcohol swab and run it through there to clean it."
Feb 13, 2017
Rick Raeder replied to Rick Raeder's discussion Printing issues VP-540
"I flipped the encoder and the print quality is much better but still not what had been. Can I get to the optical reader and clean it myself?"
Feb 13, 2017
Steven Jackson - Admin replied to Rick Raeder's discussion Printing issues VP-540
"you need a new encoder strip. I would also check to make sure the optical eye is clean where it reads the strip."
Feb 13, 2017
Rick Raeder replied to Rick Raeder's discussion Printing issues VP-540
"Here is a few pictures Steven. Thanks is advance for any help."
Feb 13, 2017
Steven Jackson - Admin replied to Rick Raeder's discussion Printing issues VP-540
"Please post some pictures of the issue you are seeing. Also a nozzle test print."
Feb 12, 2017
Rick Raeder posted a discussion

Printing issues VP-540

I had the normal issues from time to time with a dirty encoder strip. Cleaned it several times and then had to flip it. Went through the same procedures every 10-12 months or so until I replaced the strip with a new one a few months ago. Just over the weekend I am experiencing the same thing with wondering prints and fuzzy. I tried to clean the strip and it actually got worse now. Other than flipping this strip would the be anything else I could check or clean first?See More
Feb 12, 2017
terry dolin replied to Rick Raeder's discussion VarsaCamm stops
"CHeck see if you had a recent update on your windows and also the connection with the printer cable. like mine is in the floor and it gets walked  on ran over with dolly and such may need replaced. usb could be loose also"
Dec 7, 2016
irving donaldson replied to Rick Raeder's discussion VarsaCamm stops
"Post a nozzle test, that is not your issue though. Your issue is one of the following - you are on a network, you have an anti-virus program running, or you have a screen saver. Although it is anyone of those, there is nothing against the…"
Dec 7, 2016
Rick Raeder posted a discussion

VarsaCamm stops

I have been running fine for months. All of a sudden today in the middle of prints the VersaCAMM VP-540 just stops. The busy light is on but nothing will happen unless I shut it off and start over again. I have had times when it will pause on it's own for a few seconds and then continue.I rebooted the software and the computer but it happened again. Of course it never does this when your not busy only when your on a deadline.Any thoughts?See More
Dec 6, 2016
irving donaldson replied to Rick Raeder's discussion Communication between computer and VersaCAMM
"depends on your printer and OS - the older systems need a crossover cable. The recent ones regular cable plugged in. You may have to make your nic card static so the printer will see it. Set IPv (4) to a static IP different from your printer but the…"
Jul 29, 2016

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At 12:00am on January 27, 2009, Jay Green said…
Great I am trying to find a smoother process to help from having to work so hard. What would be a better process...
At 12:51am on January 26, 2009, Jay Green said…
I'm trying to get into this t-shirt bizness, I have orders out the wazoo and I need help............... I am trying to do a couple of shirts for my church. They are placing orders by the dozen and I need to know how I can get the oders done. I need a quality design that will last. Where do I get that...please help
 
 
 

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