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Half & Half

Discussion in 'Mutoh' started by copythat, Jul 23, 2013.

  1. Has anyone ever had a situation, when your printing the full 48" and it prints lighter for the first 24" and darker for the next. Check out sample!

    This was printed on perf & banner. Stands out more on perf.


    Any help will be nice...

    TIA


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  2. J Hill Designs

    J Hill Designs Major Contributor

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    thats odd.

    might be a kink etc in the cables that run along the belt from MB to head, only getting kinked once carriage is halfway out?
     
  3. Thanks for your reply

    So you don't think it has to do with the heads?
     
  4. J Hill Designs

    J Hill Designs Major Contributor

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    I personally dont see how it could be a head problem
     
  5. spmracing

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    That looks like a 1204 so it should be only one head... I would check with the ink tubes
     
  6. Gino

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    Is it dry completely across ??

    Could it be the heater isn't working on one half or are all of your other medias working fine ??
     
  7. Same

    tried it on banner and bars looked better, but if still lighter than last half of print.
     
  8. Sorry Gino

    Didn't read your post correctly. Yes dried completely across.
     
  9. Solventinkjet

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    It looks electrical. Check your head cables and slider cables for damage, kinks, corrosion on the connectors, bent leads and ink splatter. I doubt it is the head but there could be a deeper electrical problem happening farther in the machine such as the main board or slider board.
     
  10. Thanks for your replys

    It all turns out to be the cad5 wire was bad. Replaced it and printing in process.

    This forum is ridiculous...

    As always, thanks for all the help


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  11. J Hills

    You rock:rock-n-roll: Looked for kinks starting with wire going to machine & found problem right away!
     
    Last edited: Jul 23, 2013
  12. phototec

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    So you had an extra cable on hand, and swapped it out?

    Do you have other extra cables?
     
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