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My Plotter Won't Work

Discussion in 'Newbie Forum' started by Nelson Newbie, Jun 28, 2006.

  1. Nelson Newbie

    Nelson Newbie Member

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    Hi. I just got my new plotter (after waiting two weeks from this jerk on ebay) and it sure looks nice. I can't get him to answer his phone and the instructions are written in Chinese I think.

    Can someone help me with what to do next?
     
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  2. alanzhao

    alanzhao Member

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    Chinese?

    Please post the manual, let's see what I can do.
     
  3. wildside

    wildside Very Active Member

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    First i would file a complaint with ebay!!!!

    next i would call Roland, Graphtec, gerber, the local sign supply store and ask about buying a plotter

    maybe someone on here has one for sale, who knows

    you get what you pay for, and ebay is not the best place to trust a vital part of your business too, when purchasing equipment

    www.advantagesignsupply.com
    www.midwestsignandscreen.com
    www.gregory1.com
    www.gspinc.com
    www.rolanddga.com
    www.signwarehouse.com

    among other sites as well, which others might chime in
     
  4. Bradster941

    Bradster941 Very Active Member

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    Nelson, is that the Master plotter by DCSIGN?
    If so, what model is it?
    Also, what software do you have, Flexi or the other one that guy is packaging now?
     
  5. Nelson Newbie

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    What I got is a plotter from this guy on ebay. I don't know what brand it is because I don't read or speak Chinese. It comes with a CD called Flexisign Pro that cost me $200 extra but is supposed to do everything. Am I supposed to have a computer to use this?
     
  6. iSign

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    burn him, burn him!!!!
    tryin' to take food outta my kids mouth are you?
     
  7. ChiknNutz

    ChiknNutz Major Contributor

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    Good one Fred, that's putting into perspective.
     
  8. Bradster941

    Bradster941 Very Active Member

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    Seems to me you have a computer or else you wouldn't be able to post..


    Geez, this thread is going to need a lot of cleaning up by the time it's done Fred....
     
  9. iSign

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    no, it's a brush holder. The brush does everything, but if you rest it in the hole in the CD, it will keep the wet paint off your bench. You'll need to spring for another left handed one too though. That's what ya get for shoppin' ebay...no left handed brush stand in the package geeeezzeeloiuzzzee
     
  10. Fred Weiss

    Fred Weiss Merchant Member

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    No I am text messaging from my cell phone.
     
  11. Bradster941

    Bradster941 Very Active Member

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    Welcome to the boards Nelson. Please fill out your profile so the knowledgeable members will know what equipment and software you have.
    Once that information is available, the chances are someone on this board will have the same or similar setup and will be able to help you with the setup for operation of your new plotter if customer support from the seller is not available.

    On your new plotter should be the manufacturers name, along with a model and serial number. Use the name in your favorite search engine to locate the manufactures web site.
    From there, you should be able to do a search using the model number to display your specific plotter and obtain a manual in English that you can print out.
    Once you have done this, please post back “In This Thread” if you are having any problems with the setup or operation of your new equipment.
     
  12. Fred Weiss

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    Excellent Bradster!
     
  13. iSign

    iSign Major Contributor

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    hey Brad... aren't you that guy from the Brady Bunch? ...no, wait, it was Lassie right? yeah, you played Jimmy (or was it Opie?) :wink:
     
  14. Bradster941

    Bradster941 Very Active Member

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    Yes, that was me, can't even tell you how many times I fell down that DAMN OLD WELL !!!...



    By the way, I'm still waiting for a "Test Video" from you 'O Master of the Islands.. :thread


    Let me know if you need a online storage link again for the upload.
     
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  15. Vinny's Sign Shack

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    This cat has went from "what plotter do I buy?" to "File Problems" to "Hi. I just got my new plotter (after waiting two weeks from this jerk on ebay)....
    ALL within his first 5 posts within an amazing 4 minutes Signs101 time.
     
  16. Bradster941

    Bradster941 Very Active Member

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  17. Gino

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    Unplug your:Coffee: maker and plug your plotter back in.
     
  18. Cadmn

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    there again you get what ya pay for & the computer Just make sure it has one of those custom coffee cup holders & dont use styrofoam cups as it will squish them & spill good coffee & possibly cause damage to your brush holder:beerI bet your flexi is from a :software
     
  19. Si Allen

    Si Allen Very Active Member

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    Methinks that we have a Troll here!
     
  20. Fred Weiss

    Fred Weiss Merchant Member

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    Keep reading Si ... it's practice for permanent posts in our new Newbie Forum.

    Now say that (new Newbie Forum) three times real fast. :beer
     
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