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Sp540 cariage seperated?

Discussion in 'Roland' started by Fatboy, May 26, 2010.

  1. Fatboy

    Fatboy Very Active Member

    Please help if you can. I have been getting "cariage seperated" restart machine messages on my sp540 v.What is the cause.I am getting it mainly on long pieces of pvc print.
     
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  2. Tim Aucoin

    Tim Aucoin Very Active Member

    Usually happens either during a material jam or a head strike. The following is directly out of the SP540 users manual...

    I'd suggest if this doesn't fix the issue, you need a service call placed.
     
  3. Fatboy

    Fatboy Very Active Member

    Thank you Tim.Will monitor it.Must say it has been fine today.Will see what happen!
     
  4. jfiscus

    jfiscus Map Wraster

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    Your linear encoder strip is dirty or the eye that reads it is dirty.
    Are you also getting prints that "move" a bit or look like stairsteps around the edges?

    Once, I also had a really dirty track that the carriage rides in/on & had to get some 3-in-1 oil in there to get those grooves/wheels cleaned.
     
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