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Mimaki CG130 FX Registration Problem

Discussion in 'Mimaki' started by NickChmiel, Mar 28, 2011.

  1. NickChmiel

    NickChmiel New Member

    Mar 28, 2011
    Recently my 54" Mimaki plotter began misbehaving. It will not read registration marks printed from FineCut in Adobe Illustrator CS5. The error is simply "err36 Markdetect" while searching for the first mark.

    Things I have attempted to remedy the situation:
    1. I have run a laser position calibration.

    2. Verified all settings in FineCut and plotter are correct.

    3. I have removed the cover and attempted to remove the sensor so I can see underneath in case a small piece of vinyl is obstructing the laser but the two tiny screws are installed so tight I have to assume they used lock-tight on them. One screw I was able to remove the other stripped.

    Any help would be greatly appreciated. I would gladly replace the sensore as well if I had any info on a parts supplier for this machine.
  2. Dan11thHour

    Dan11thHour New Member

    May 18, 2011
    Did you ever get an answer to your problem?

    I am having the same issue on mine...
  3. WrapperX

    WrapperX Active Member

    Dec 18, 2009
    You can increase the mark size - height. Make the mark darker by adjusting the stroke.

    Although this may not fix the problem it just makes the mark easier to read.
  4. signpost-boston

    signpost-boston Making America great, one sign at a time.

    Jul 18, 2010
    Boston, Ma.
    spray some air!

    sometimes the eye gets dirty. spray some canned air around the cutter head. Also make sure you have enough white space around the pinch wheel and cutter marks!

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