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SP 300V problem

Discussion in 'Digital Printing' started by LousShirtShack, May 16, 2010.

  1. LousShirtShack

    LousShirtShack New Member

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    I've been printing fine for a few eeks, well I say fine but since I set the machine there has always been a slight horizontal line in the solid colors, unless I print on higher quality. I just wrote this off as a ink saving issue. Now I can't get any magenta to print. I viewed lots of post and they talk about pulling ink to the heads with a syrnge. Where do tou actually attach it to put the solution through. Oh yes, and I did a powerful clean, it told me to empty the bottle, did that but after the clean no ink was back in the bottle.
     
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  2. artbot

    artbot Very Active Member

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    you pull ink from the line that feeds to the cap that runs to that head. on most machines there is a separator union just before that tube line goes into the pump. remember to look for small bubbles coming down the tube. if you don't get solid fluid, it is a sign of an air leak at the cap.

    attached is a pic of the back of my mimaki. this is a replumb of the pump lines. takes about 30 minutes and $10 worth of parts. makes this stuff very easy at any moment you need to monitor or service the machine.
     

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