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WIDEFORMAT PRINTERS: WHAT INK IS RIGHT FOR YOU?

Aqueous or water based inks are best for paper, not very durable but easy to handle. Solvent based Inks are best for plastics and are more durable, difficult to handle and emit fumes because they are petroleum based. Latex based … Continue reading

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RESETTING MAINTENANCE COUNTS ON HP PRINTERS

REMOVE MAINTENANCE COUNTS MESSAGE FROM DISPLAY HP IIISi Printers: Press ONLINE until the light goes off Hold down MENU until PCL CONFIG MENU appears Press the MENU key until SERVICE MSG=ON* appears Press the + or – key to change … Continue reading

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SHARP COPIERS: TYPICAL TROUBLE RESET CODES

SHARP COPIERS: TYPICAL TROUBLE RESET CODES 14 – Trouble cancel (except for U2) 16 – U2 trouble cancel 20 – 01 Maintenance counter clear 24 -01 Jam total counter clear 02 Trouble memory clear 04 SPF counter clear 06 Paper … Continue reading

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RICOH SP4100n: PAPERFEED TROUBLESHOOTING

RICOH SP4100n: PAPERFEED TROUBLESHOOTING I found this tutorial very handy today. Related External Links How to fix paper jam Ricoh-Aficio-SP4100 printer | Copiers

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HP PLOTTER: CARTRIDGE ALIGNMENT(DESIGNJET 450C)

fLast thing to do after a successful repair is cartridge alignment. Cartridge alignement makes sure that all lines are printed straight on the plotter… very important… very important if you don’t want a call back.

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HP 2840 ALIGNING THE CAROUSEL

If you are unfortunate enough to get the supply empty error and you have replaced all your toners, tried a cold reset and prayed to the printer gods then more than likely the carousel is out of alignment. You will … Continue reading

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