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User Manual

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HDK3312KM512 Series

Version 1.3
HDK3312KM Series
Series User Manual

Preface

Thank you very much for purchasing our printer.


 In order to use this printer correctly and safely and understand this products capability, please read this
manual carefully.
 The manual includes equipment structure, Description, technical parameters, operation manual, safety
information and application of software, etc.
 This manual is subject to change without notice.
 Contents here in contained are believed to be correct, however, please contact us if you find any error or
something not clear enough.

To ensure safe and correct use

 To ensure the safe and correct use of your printer, read this manual thoroughly prior to use.
 After reading this manual, store it in a safe place for reference as necessary.
 Do not allow small children to touch the printer.
 The following describes are important points for safe operation. Be sure to observe them strictly.
Conventions used in this manual
To ensure the safe and correct use of the printer as well as to prevent human injury and property damage, the
safety precautions provided in this manual are ranked in the three categories described below. Be sure to gain a
full understanding of the difference between each of the categories before reading the Manual.

DANGER This category provides information that, if ignored, is highly likely to cause fatal or
serious injury to the operator.

WARNING This category provides information that, if ignored, is likely to cause fatal or serious
injury to the operator.

CAUTION This category provides information that, if ignored, could cause injury to the operator
or damage to the printer.

Description of safety symbols

The symbol indicates information that requires careful attention (including warnings).

The symbol indicates an action that is prohibited.

The symbol indicates an action that must be performed.

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Safety precautions
To ensure the safe and correct use of your printer, be sure to observe the following points.
Installation precautions

WARNING


Do not install the printer in the vicinity of volatile solvents such as alcohol or thinner
 A volatile solvent coming into contact with any of internal electrical components may
result in a fire hazard or electric shock.

Do not place objects such as those listed below on top of the printer.
 Objects such as these coming into contact with any of internal electrical components
may result in a fire hazard or electric shock..
Metallic objects such as necklaces.
Objects such as glasses, vases, houseplants, etc. that contain water or other fluids.

CAUTION

Do not use the printer in an unstable location such as on a slope or a location


that is subject to a lot of vibration.
 Such locations may cause the printer to tip over and cause injuries.

Do not place heavy objects on top of the printer.


 Such objects may tip over or fall off, causing injuries.

If the printer is mounted on its dedicated stand, be sure to use the caster stoppers
to fix the stand in place and prevent it from moving while the printer is being used
 If the stand is not fixed in place, the printer may tip over and cause injuries.

Avoid using the printer in the following locations.


 Use in such locations may result in a fire hazard or electric shock.
Excessively humid or dusty locations.
Locations exposed to direct sunlight.
Locations exposed to high temperatures.
Locations near flames or moisture.
 Use at the following places may result in malfunction or failure.
Near equipment which generate a strong magnetic force or magnetic field.
 Use this printer in places where the ambient temperature is between 20 to 28C centigrade and humidity is
between 40 to 70%.

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Leave plenty of space around the printer.


 Leave sufficient space for operations around the printer.(rear and front about 2 meters, left and right about
3 meters)

Power supply precautions

WARNING

Do not damage the power cable, or modify it in any way. Moreover, do not place heavy
objects on the power cable, pull on the cable, or bend it excessively.
 There may be current leakage from the damaged parts, resulting in a fire hazard or
electric shock.
 Do not unplug or plug in the power cable when your hands are wet, such action may
result in electric shock.

Do not connect multiple devices to the same power outlet.


 Use of the printer in such a condition may result in a fire hazard or short circuit.

Do not bundle or tie-wrap the power cable.


 Use of a bundled power cable may result in a fire hazard or short circuit.

Make sure that the power cable is firmly inserted into the power outlet.
 Use of a power cable when the plug is not completely inserted into the power outlet
may result in a fire hazard or short circuit.

Do not use a power cable other than the one supplied with your printer.
 Use of a different power cable may result in a fire hazard or short circuit.

Be careful of the following when connecting a ground wire.


 Items which allow connection to a ground wire
Ground terminals of electric outlets
Ground terminals after completion of grounding work (type D)
 Items which do not allow connection to a ground wire
Water pipes
Water pipes may have plastic parts in the middle which do not serve as grounding.
It is possible to connect a ground wire to water pipes which are approved by the waterworks department
to use for grounding.
Ground terminals for telephone lines and lightning conductors
These may get a high-voltage current from lightning which may cause fires or short circuit.

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CAUTION

Use an appropriate power source and voltage for the specifications of this printer.
 Using this printer with a power source and voltage which are not compatible with
the specifications may result in a fire or an short circuit.
When disconnecting the power cable, be sure to hold on to the plug, and not pull
on the cable itself.

As a general rule, do not use additional power cables.


 If you use additional cable, please make sure that total amperage of the equipment
connecting with cable shall not exceed the amperage of the power supply. Moreover,
the amperage of all equipment connecting with wall socket does not exceed the amperage of the wall
socket.

Make sure that the power plug can be readily unplugged at any time, and that
there are no objects placed in its vicinity.

Be sure to ground the earth terminal.

Avoid the socket in the same circuit with copy machine or air conditioner.

Avoid using the socket controlled by the wall switch or by automatic timer.

Put your computer system away from potential sources of electromagnetic interference.
 Such as reproducers and cordless telephones.

Do not use damaged or attrited power cable.

Handling precautions

WARNING

Do not disassemble or modify printer.

If the printer makes an unusual noise, generates smoke, overheats, emits a strange odor, or otherwise
functions abnormally, immediately turn off the power, remove the plug from the power outlet, and either
contact the store where you purchased your printer or your nearest Graphtec representative.

Do not use flammable aerosols or similar products in the vicinity of the printer.

Before moving the printer, make sure that the power switch is in the off" position
and that the power plug has been removed from the power outlet.
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Use power switch to close your printer. If the power switch is in the off position,
power will be cut off. Before cut off the power, do not pull out the printer plug and
data lines.

Before moving the printer, make sure that the print heads are fixed on the original
locations

Do not touch any metallic parts on the print heads after a printing operation.
Printing malfunctions may occur.
There is a risk of damage from static electricity.

CAUTION

Prevent metal objects or liquid contact to the internal electrical components, otherwise will result in a fire
hazard or electric shock.

On the print procedure, prohibit putting hand to the printer.

Do not move the print heads by hand, otherwise will result in a damage.

Make sure that power cables be connected correctly.

In the face of the following situations, please cut off the power supply for the experienced maintenance staff
to maintain:
 power cables or plug have be damaged;
 liquid splashing into the printer;
 printer fall down or damaged;
 Printer is not in normal operation or performance are changed obviously.

Maintenance and inspection precautions

WARNING

Be sure to turn off the power and remove the power plug from the power outlet before
performing any cleaning operations.
 Failure to do so may result in a fire hazard or electric shock.

To clean the printer, use a cloth that has been dampened with neutral detergent and then well wrung out.
Do not use volatile solvents such as alcohol, benzene or thinner to clean the printer.

Do not apply any lubricant to mechanical sections of this printer.


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CAUTION

At least once a year, remove the power plug from the power outlet and clean the prongs and surrounding
areas.
 A build-up of dust may result in a fire hazard.

When cleaning or checking the inside of the printer, make sure that a metallic object such as a necklace or
bracelet does not come into contact with any of the internal components.
 Such actions may result in injuries or an electric shock.

Precaution on Handling the Consumable Items.

WARNING

Take care not to ingest ink or get it into your eyes.


 This may cause breathing difficulty or damage to your eyes.
 If ink gets into your eyes, immediately rinse with clear water, and consult a doctor.
If you ingest ink accidentally, do not try inducing vomiting; immediately consult a doctor.

Leakage ink may cause damage to the surface coating of this printer.

CAUTION

As a safety precaution, store the print heads and ink cartridges in a location out of the reach of small
children. If ink is licked or ingested accidentally, consult a doctor immediately.

Do not use any ink other than those specified because it may not only disturb printing quality, but also
cause a malfunction which will prevent appropriate maintenance procedures.

Do not use ink after the expiration date because it may cause a malfunction.

Please comply with relative applicable rules to dispose waste ink.

Take care not to get ink on your skin or clothing. If ink gets on your skin, immediately rinse it off by using
soap and water.

Periodically check the amount of the waste ink in waste ink bottles to avoid an overflow.

Store ink in a dark cold place. Never store it at locations exposed to high temperatures or direct sunlight.
This may affect its performance.

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Index

Chapter 1 Introduction
1.1 Technical Parameters................................................................................................................................. 9
1.2 Components and features..........................................................................................................................10

Chapter 2 Installation Guide


2.1 Open package and remove printer .....................................................................................................14
2.2 Check packing list ....................................................................................................................................16
2.3 Install Drier Fans Module.........................................................................................................................17
2.3.1 Install bracket.....................................................................................................................................17
2.3.2 Install fans module ............................................................................................................................18
2.4 Clean ink pipe and ink supply system.........................................................................................................18
2.5 Install Media................................................................................................................................................26

Chapter 3 Software and Parameter Setting


3.1 Software Introduction................................................................................................................................26
3.2 Operation Procedure..................................................................................................................................30
3.2.1 Install software..................................................................................................................................30
3.2.2 Interface Description......................................................................................................................30
3.2.3 Main Manu Content.......................................................................................................................30
3.3 Run Software...........................................................................................................................................32
3.4 Parameter Setup..........................................................................................................................................32
3.5 Chose Task..................................................................................................................................................44
3.6 Printing Control..........................................................................................................................................48
3.7 System Maintain ........................................................................................................................................50
3.7.1 System Information...........................................................................................................................50
3.7.2 Password and Authorization...........................................................................................................51
3.7.3 Error Code.......................................................................................................................................52

Chapter 4 Ink Supply System


4.1 Introduction..............................................................................................................................................56
4.2 Operation Diagram...................................................................................................................................56
4.3 Ink System Structure.................................................................................................................................56
4.4 Function Description.................................................................................................................................60
4.5 Operation Description...............................................................................................................................60
4.6 Intelligent Detection Function...................................................................................................................61

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Chapter 5 Print-head Clean and Capping System


5.1 Introduction............................................................................................................................................62
5.2 Operation Diagram.................................................................................................................................62
5.3 System Structure and Description..........................................................................................................62

Chapter 6 Heater
6.1 Introduction...............................................................................................................................................64
6.2 Operation Diagram....................................................................................................................................64
6.3 Features......................................................................................................................................................64
6.4 Structure and Description..........................................................................................................................64

Chapter 7 Maintenance
7.1 Daily maintenance...................................................................................................................................67
7.2 Linear Rail maintenance..........................................................................................................................67
7.3 Pint-head maintenance.............................................................................................................................68
7.4 Ink supply maintenance...........................................................................................................................68

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Chapter 1 Introduction

1.1 Technical Parameters

Model HDK3312KM

Print-head Type and quantity KM512-14PL/42PL 8/12/16pieces selectable

Drop size 14 pl /42 pl


8 Heads 12 Heads
2
2PASS 72 m /h 2 PASS 125 m2/h
3PASS 56 m2/h 3 PASS 85 m2/h
Speed and Productivity
4PASS 48 m2/h 4 PASS 62 m2/h
6PASS 35 m2/h 6 PASS 43 m2/h

Max Media Width 3200 mm


Media Transition Auto Feeding Auto take-upMax Weight < 100kg
Media Type PVC VinylMeshbanner etc
Max Printing width 3200 mm
Colors 4 color ,CMYK
Display PC Screen
Ink Type Solvent ink
Pre, Post and Printing Plat heater; Print-head Heater
Fans Drier; Optional IR heater +Fans Drier
Main Features
Positive Pressure head Cleaning
LED Lighting
Print-head Height 2.5mm-4.5mm Adjustable
Operation System Window2000NTXP etc
Interface USB2.0 (Window2000NTXP etc)
Printing Software photoprint 10/Ultraprint/Seeget
Power AC 220V50HZ/60HZ
Temperature20C ~ 28C
Operation Environment
Humidity 40% ~ 70%
Printer Size /Weight 4600mm (L) X 980mm (W) X 1350mm(H) 700KG

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1.2 Components and Features

1 2 3 4 5 6 7

8 9 10 11

Item Description Function


1 Left Emergency Stop The user can stop the machine in left side when any emergency occurs
2 Left Up-cover The cover can be opened while clean and park print-head
3 Transparence Cover The user can observe the printing without rise the cover
4 Front Media guider This is the guide for media transit and dry up the media by inner heater
5 Press Handle The user can use it to lift and release press rollers.
6 Right Up-cover When clean and observe print head, it can be opened.
7 Right Emergency Stop The user can stop the machine in right side when any emergency
occurs
8 Left Door The door can be opened while replace ink and filter.
9 Take-up Roll This is the roll for media wind up.
10 Drier Module This is a media drier with fans.
11 Right Door This is the door for electrical cabin.

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Item Description Function


1 Sub-tank Shelf This is the shelf on carriage for holding sub-ink tanks.

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Item Description Function
1 Printing Plate This is the platform for printing.
2 Front Media Guider This is media guide with heater in side.
3 Cable Chain This is a chain for supporting and fixing ink tube and cables.
4 Encoding Strip This is an encoding strip for carriage movement control.
5 Carriage Belt This is a synchro belt for driving carriage.
6 Linear Guide This is the guide for carriage movement.
7 Press Roller This is the roller for press the media to pinch roller for driving.
8 Pinch Roller This the driving roller for media advance movement.
This is a plate for cover the media edge to avoid media touching
9 Media Guide
print-head when moving.

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8 10 11

12 13
Item Description Function
1 Main Power Switch Power switch for printer
2 Heater Power Switch Power switch for heating system
3 Heater Power Socket Power inlet for heating system
4 PC Power Plug Power extension for other build-in equipment
6 Vacuum Bed Switch
7 Ink purgine Switch
8 Temperature Control Switch
9 Media Control Switch
5.10 Emergence Stop
11.12 LED light
13 Drier Power Switch Power switch for drier

Chapter 2 Installation Guide


2.1 Open package and remove the printer

DANGER Please use fork-left when remove printer from packing box to avoid machine fall down and
damage.

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2.1.1 Open Packing Box

2.1.2 Remove the printer

2.1.3Remove the print carriage fixing screw

2.1.4Fix the pinch roller handle

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2.2 Check Packing list


Check and conform the items below, if any parts missed, contact dealer.

Item Description QTY Item Description QTY

1 1 2 1

PhotoPrint DX 10
Printer softwave & user manual CD

3 1 4 1M

P/H capping kit 3/5 & 4/6 tube

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5 1 6 1

50ML Injector
USB Data cable

7 2 8 1

Power Cords
Non-woven fabric

9 5 10 8

Gloves
Ink inlet tube

11 4 12 4

Print head adapter Print head cable

13 14 4

Anti-static wrist Print carriage screw(for spare use)

15 1

Tube connector

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2.3 Clean Ink Pipe and Ink Supply System

2.3.1 Connect the printer

Connect the printer to PC by USB cable

USB 2.0

Fix the cable

The USB driver will be installed automatically when run printer software

2.3.2 Power Supply


1) Power supply required:
PrinterAC 220V/50Hz; HeaterAC 220V/50Hz;
PC as per the instruction on PC
The printer requires good grounding.

Please use correct power supply as per the requirement otherwise may damage the equipment.

2) Please remove any un-necessary remains in the printer before switch on power.
3) Connect printer and heater to power supply by two power cords.

2.3.3 Booting printer and self checking


1Turn on the main switch. The heater and the media feed and take-up can be run.
2Run software to load program to printer(please refer to Chapter 4)
When finish booting and self-checking, the ink can be pumped into sub ink tank.

2.3.4 Clean ink pipe


Open left door, there are five ink let head/filter in the plastic. take pipe head out from plastic bag . Put all head
into solution bottle, the solution will be pumped into ink pipe and get our from another open on carriage, therefore
all the pipe has been cleaned up.

2.3.5 Supplying ink


Put the ink inlet head into ink tank as per the color mark on the pipe. The printer will pump the ink to sub ink tank

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automatically.

2.4 Install Print-Head


2.4.1 Print head introduction

Nozzle Array

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2.4.2 Before install the head

Prepare the following material :


1

Item Description Function


1 Screw Driver This is the driver for fixing the screw
2 Non Woven Cloth This is the cloth for clean and protect print-head
3 Gloves Wear the gloves when handling print-head.
This is a filter for connecting the injection and print head when do
4 Filter
clean process.
5 Injector This is used for store clean liquid when do clean process.
6 Anti-static ring This is used to prevent damaging print head by statics when handle

WARNING
When clean the head:
1. Keep clean of work table
2. Dont touch nozzle surface and cable connector
3. Must use dish filter
4. The head nozzle surface should not be in touch with any stuff.
5. The pressure should not be more than 3KPa while press the solution into head.
DInstall print-head adaptor board

CAUTION
Please be aware the correct direction of connectors which should be connected firmly.

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CAUTION
Please be noted that there are two lines of pin on the connector.

EInstall print head


Please press the head toward the head plate edge as per direction instruction. The arrow shows the force
direction.

Repeat the process for all print head.

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Ink inlet
FConnect filter and ink inlet tube

GConnect print head drive board and adapter board by data cable
Insert the tab of data cable into the slot of print-head driver board

Please be aware the connectors shall be match each other

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Repeat the procedure for all cables

2.5 Install Media


Install media, refer to Chapter 7.

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The machine is ready for operation now.


Please run the machine under the guide of service engineer.

Chapter 3 Software and Parameter Setting

3.1. Software Introduction


3.1.1 Operation Environment
Hardware requirement:
 Intel Pentium4/1GHZ or above,
 512MB Memory,
 Display resolution is more than 1024*768.
 Windows 2000, XP, Vista.

3.1.2 Function and Features


 Wizard-style man-machine graphic interface , easy to use.
 Support current RIP format, such as Wasatch, Photoprint, Maintop, and Onxy TIF format. The system
provides an open driver connection to support third RIP software.
 The system supports multi-DPI printing modes. While the resolution in scan (Y) direction is in random
DPI , the printing resolution in feed (X) direction is decided by max grating resolution of the raster, if
adopting 180 grating, X direction supports (180*4)/n(n=1,2,3.) DPI printing.
 The system supports document printing, including more than 4GB documents under NTFS file system,
less than 4GB documents under FAT32 file system, and the bigger graphics which is separated to
multi-documents.
 It supports Network Printing, including two ways of printing as well as RIP and deposit abate in local place,
also support data recovery and continue printing after disconnecting.

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 Media Auto edge detection function, the resolution is 0.1mm. the graphic margin in media can be set.
The graphic can be in left, right or middle. The printed graphic can be quick allocated by setting up the position
of carriage.
 Intelligence Blank Skipping Printing in both Feeding /X direction and Scan/ Y direction.
 The system supports multi-copy printing and region printing that is convenience to bulked small graphics
printing, or sample printing for big graphics.
 The system supports recovery printing. it is used for continue the task while the printing stopped by
some reason..
 Inner mosaic several jet nozzle clean program by combination of flashing, purging and high speed
flashing.
 The system supports automatic and manual jet cleaning process during printing, printing gap jet flash, and
also checking bar printing in the sides of graphics.
 The system supports graphic mirroring for two sides printing.
 PASS exclusion function reduce banding line when the media feeding system or the head alignment is in a
minor mis-matched condition.
 The supports graphics printing log print.
 The system supports multi-print head overlapping adjustment, it can solve the nozzle overlapping when
printing without adjusting jet horizontal position in physically.
 Low DPI, high PASS printing control will keep the constant and right image density to ensure ICC to the
color effect of the graphics.
 The system supports three levels of printing speed in uni- or bi-direction. It can be changed also while
printing.
 Precisely control of printing gap distance among graphics, and realize the max utilization of material.
 Advanced printing task in line and priority management to realize automatically printing function.
 RIP-ed document preview function can easily browse the RIP-ed document in the document list, and filter,
sort for the searched RIP document, it also can be set only display non-printed document or limited browse the
file as edited time.
 Automatically ink supplying control, displaying ink state, and low ink level warning function.
 Supporting media length counting sensor, and to realize the precision of image size.
 Dynamically yield, displaying printing time. It is convenience for the user to control printing production
process.
 Printing data management, the user can keep the setting of parameter against the different median features
for next printing task.
 Print head voltage control function, the system will adjust the print head voltage according to print head
temperature and ink features curve automatically.
 Supporting usage of USB security dog, bundling with hardware system, it can control system for phases,
limit time and times, also control the interface language of software for convenience of products after sales
control by printer seller.

3.2 Operation Procedure


3.2.1 Install Software
Run the Setup.exe file under the installation directory, finish the application installation according to the guide
of system., in that, there is one choose for machine mode, be sure to choose the right machine configuration

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Chose Language:

Chose the dictionary for installed. Recommend to install the software in default folder

Default folder

Chose system type (head configuration).


Click Next to continue.

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Click Finish for complete.

Install Driver
When insert USB control card the first time, The system will display found new hardware. If the
application software has been installed in the computer, driver software of the control card will install
automatically, otherwise manually installation is needed. Driver software is in the driver subdirectories of installed
directory.

After complete driver installation, there is USB printer controller in the device manager. if not or there is ?
or ! behind USB Printer Controller, that means the driver is not been installed properly. The system cant be use
at this time

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Install USB dongle driver:


While USB dongle control is required, the dongle driver has to been installed. Run the USB-KEY-Driver.exe
file in the installation directory, the driver will be installed automatically. It will show Safe Net Sentinel-ST in the
device manager after installation. Once the control board and dongle bulked, you must insert USB dongle to USB
port when run software.

3.2.2 Interface/Manu Introduction


The main operation interface of control software is as follows: the system divided the operation into four sections:
Print Option, Task Select, Operation and Maintenance. For the regular printing job, only the Task Select and Print
Option are needed that makes operation easy for user.

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 10 11

Item Description Function


1 Pause This is used to pause of the printing job.
2 Stop This is used to stop the printing job.
3 Measure Measure the media width. It is not available for this type of
printer.
4 Flash This feature enables that the jet keeps flash while the carriage is
in home position.
5
6 Clean This is used to automatic clean pint-head. It is not available for
this type of printer.
7 Back home This button make the carriage back to home position.
8 Left The carriage will move left while clicked.
9 Right The carriage will move right while clicked.
10 Stop Move The carriage will stop moving while clicked.
11 Back The media will move back while clicked.
12 Advance The media will move forward while clicked.

6 1 2 3 4 5

Item Description Function


This indicates the status of left limitation. While its be limited, the
1 Right
system would not work.
This indicates the status of emergent stops. Wile it is delighted, the
2 Immediate
printer will be stopped.
3 Carriage Position This shows the current position of carriage.
This indicates the ink status in sub-ink tanks. If any one of them lack
4 Ink Status
of ink, the corresponding color will be flashing and buzzing.

5 Ready means on line mean off line.

6 Menu

3.3 Run Software

When the software starts, the system is running initialization process and checking communications between each
part. The progress will be displayed on the screen.
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If there is default detected during test, it will display the massage in red to indicate the problem on the screen. the
system will be stopped until the problem be cleared out. The user shall restart the software after solving the
corresponding problems, while all function are be checked out and no red massage in display, then the system
initialization is completed and then the machine can be started and run.
3.4 Parameter Set-up

Before start printing, click the Option button on the left of screen, to ensure the corresponding parameters
meets the inquiries of print task,

Material Setup the distance between left edge of media


Distance to Zero
Information and original position
Material Width Setup the width of media
Current residual length (only for the system
Print Setting Reserve Length
with length counting encoder)
Margin Designating printed image margin
Designating the position of the image on
Align Mode
media. it can be set left, middle or right.
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Quickly designating media type and input the


correct parameter. The user can recall the
Material Type
parameter setting data from the file saved
before.
ColorBar Color bar width Set the width of printing checking color bar
Parameter Dist to image Setup the distance between color bar and
image
SpaceBetween Setup the distance between colors.
Color
Color Bar Position Set color bar on the left or right site of image
Print color bar Printing color bar
Footnote Font Select the font type for the footnote printing
option Font size Select the width of the font
Distance to image Setup the distance between footnote and image
printed
Task ID Print task ID in footnote
Task name Print task name in footnote
Print time Print printing time in footnote
BarCode 128 The footnote printed in bar code format E128
Carriage Motion Setup the acceleration distance of carriage
Buffer moving when printing
Space Between Set up the stepping distance to realize the best
Image printing quality.
Chose carriage moving speed (low, middle
Carriage speed
,high)
Set up material feeding speed. There are four
levelsLow, Normal, High and Auto. More
Material Advance
slow the printing quality will be more better.
Speed
Auto means the system will decide the speed
automatically.
Print Setting Other
Set the number of printing repeated, when
PASS Repeat
complete, the media will move forward one
Count
step.
Border Feather It will reduce or eliminate banding on image
caused by mis-stepping of the media.
The nozzle numbers for feather function. From
Depth
232adjustable
When chose this function Pass board
Wave Effection
feather shape is wave
Skip White The carriage will quick move over the blank
area of the image.

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Exactitude Space When choosing the function, each printed


graphics shall keep precise distance, if the
distance is not enough, it will move the media
back to ensure the distance.
Mirror printing It is used for double-side jet printing, whole
screen will be processed by left and right
mirror

Idle Flash Freq. Setup jet flashing frequency when in stand-by.


Setup the frequency before printing start, or restart
High Flash Freq.
after pause.
High Flash Time It is not available for this type of printer.
Brust Flash Cycle Set up flash cycle time while printer is in stand-by.
Brust Flash Valid Time Set up flashing time while flash.
Print-head
Purge Ink Time Not available on this model
protection
Purge Freq. Not available on this model
Clean Action Not available on this model
Clean in Printing Not available on this model
Function Clean Before Printing Not available on this model
High Flash Before The printer conducts high flash process before
Setting Print printing.
Distance to Zero Not available on this model
Clean Clean Move Length Not available on this model
Parameter Clean Counts Not available on this model
Auto Clean Cycle Not available on this model
X Max Move Length The distance of carriage left moving from origin..
The distance between origin and the position of
Home Position
Reset carriage stays while printer doesnt not print
Parameter Zero Position The position of Zero switch detected by carriage.
The distance between origin and the position of the
Purge Position
nozzle purge.
Measure Sensor Distance to
Not available on this model
Parameter Head
When chose this future, the system will be alarmed
Enable Ink Volumn
while ink level in sub-tank is being in low for more
Warning
than five minutes.
Function Alternation Mode
This makes the media back to start position while
Other finish a printing job.
Setting Option This is used for the motor with encoder combined.
Circle Step Control When chose this function, the servo motor is under
closed-loop control.
This is used for the motor with encoder combined,
Image Length Cot
for controlling the whole printing length.
PrintHead Fire Pulse Width This is used to adjust the fire pulse width.

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Option Cycle Reverse ABC Not available on this model


This is used when print head is installed in reversed
Image Dir Reverse
direction..

This is used to set up the speed for carriage back to


Min Speed
home position.
Low Speed Set up carriage moving speed is in Low when printing
Set up carriage moving speed is in middle when
Normal Speed
printing
X Speed
High Speed Set up carriage moving speed is in high when printing

Carriage
Motion Max Speed Set up the maximum carriage moving speed
Acceleration Set up the acceleration of carriage moving
This is used to set up the factor of X motor drive pulse
Instruction factor
and stepping. It can be calculated automatically.
Manual Move Unit Its for setting moving distance of every movement.
Min Speed Set up the speed of media movement.
Y Speed (
Low Speed Set up media moving speed that in Low
Material
Normal Speed Set up media moving speed that in Middle
Advance )
High Speed Set up media moving speed that in High

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Max Speed Set up the maximum speed of media movement.


Acceleration Set up the acceleration of media moving.
Instruction Factor This the factor of the drive pulse of Y motor and
stepping.
Manual Move Unit Set up the distance of each media movement.

This is used to chose the right ink profile that is the


Ink Factor Curve
temperature / fire voltage curve for different type
Option
of ink.
Voltage _
This is used of set up the standard fire voltage for
Temperatur
Standard Voltage each print head as per the value marked on print head
e
Setting package.
This is used to adjust fire voltage for each individual
Rectification Voltage
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Set up the temperature of print head heater. The


Print Head
value displayed is the real temperature of
Temperature
print-head. PZT is the value in driver circuit of head.
Print Head Fire Pulse This is used to adjust the fire pulse width.
Width

This is a compensation for dots deviation between


Bi-Direction Offset
Setting two directions.
Restore Default Click it can reset the parameter to default setting.
This is the function to recall the parameters of media
Material Option
type that has been saved in the file.
Step Adjustment To adjust the stepping parameter for each PASS
To chose printing direction. From left to right, or
Direction Selection
from right to left.
Calibrati To calculate the parameter of reverse direction when
Cal other dir offset
finish one direction.
on Y Offset The dot compensation in vertical direction.
The dot compensation of right piece of head in
PH1R
horizontal direction.
The dot compensation of left piece of head in
PH1L
horizontal direction.
PrinHead Vertical Measure verticality of print head.
Calibration PrintHead Status Check nozzle status.
Step Size Adjust stepping parameter.

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Setting alignment parameter for colors in horizontal


Color Offset
direction.
Bi-Dir Offset Setting the parameters for bi-direction.
Setting alignment parameter for colors in vertical
Y-Dir Color Offset
direction.

Print Head Vertical Calibration


A

Click PrintHead Vertical, the printer prints below image:

If the line is not be matched in 0 position, then the head should be adjusted until the line be matched each other
in 0 position.
BPrint head Status

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Click Printhead Status , the printer prints a samples as follows:

This image can be used to check working condition of every print heads nozzle, and to check the impact of the
space between print heads.
Below is the details to show each nozzle condition. This is also be used to check the head physical position.

The serial numbers in the picture are marked the images printed by relevant print head, the dashed in the picture
is figured the image print by the first nozzle of first print head, the situation of each dashed is equidistant from top
to bottom two lines(Fingered in the picture),shows the situation of print head machine target. If not equidistant,
The print head mechanical adjustments should be set up properly for the complex print, For each print head print
dependently needs to adjust Y direction color deviation according to the actual different, this part will be
introduced in the adjust color deviation of behind part.

Step Size
C

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As there is a difference between system value and the real physical movement, so the different print mode may
causes a different media stepping variety. In most case the user shall do some adjustment according to the real
printing result.
Click Step Size on Calibration menu, choose the print Pass mode to be calibrated:

Measuring the actual print length of stepping on image, fill the length to the measured data box of the
corresponding print mode.

DColor Offset
Printer need to knot all the printing content tighter when printing, which need to adjust the revise color excursion
value of each print head. The excursion values are often different in different printing direction, so it can be
revised according to direction. Click the Direction Selection to chose the direction to be revised:
Then follow the next step:

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Click Color Offset, printer will prints below image:

R indicates right piece of print head, L indicates the left pieces of print head.
< indicates the direction is from right to left.
Look out the best matches against black line, the number on best match is revised value.

Read the value and plus the original value, then enter corresponding color setting as below:

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There are two methods for another direction calibration:


a Direct click Cal tother dir offset .

The revised value will be calculated automatically. Click Yes to complete.


As there is a small difference between calculated value and real offset, so we recommend to calculate the value by
manually.

bGetting the value by manually

Chose From left to right on Direction Selection, then repeat the same process as From right to left.

E Bi-directional printing and calibration

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While printer prints in bi-direction, as the systems exists a minor speed differences between two directions, which
causes a certain of mismatch on dropping location in the printing image, so we need to correct the difference for
different speed. Choose the correspondent speed mode item, the printer will print out the revise pictures as
follows:

The calibration method is same as color calibration. Figure out the value of the lines matched each other, then
plus the original count and enter to corresponding speed setting.

FY direction calibration
As there is difficulty to make every first nozzle in same level horizontally, which will cause some excursion of
the jet. This excursion can be recovered by software.

Enter 0 for all colors, then click Y Offset

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The printer will prints the image below

Take one color in details

The black line is reference. Take the number that best matches black line, and plus the original count in the form,
then enter the new number in Y Offset form. See below pictures.

3.5 Chose Task

Click Open to chose the file to print. The window shows the file dictionary, RIP file preview and the task
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3.5.1 Add Task

a) Chose the file from RIP file folder, all the recognized file will be displayed.
b) There several method to add the file to printing list from RIP file folder..
 Chose the file in RIP file folder. You can click left button of mouse combined with Ctrl key to
chose more files. Right click button on mouse and select Print or add to printing list. While select
Print, the printer starts printing immediately.
 Double click the file name and confirm to print.
 Click the file then drag to print list window, then confirm to print.

3.5.2 RIP file pre-view function

a. Quick find documents


Click the files pre-view area, use the keyboard to input the RIP file name, the system can quickly
choose the file.
b. Arrange file
All file in pre-view window can be arranged by description, file size, editing date, etc.
When in file pre-view window, Click right button of mouse, chose Arrange By to start..

c. Refresh
If there is any change on the file list, use Refresh to redisplay. Click right button of mouse, then chose
Refresh.

d. Delete
You can delete the files in directly in the pre-view area. Please be noted that the it will be deleted in the
computer completely.
3.5.3 Task Properties Edit

When the print task be added, the system pops-up a task attribute setting confirm block. Users are allowed
to chose printing PASS mode, region print and multi-pictures print, and add the footnote etc.

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 RIP Picture information


Display the image size, colors and RIP format. W is the width of image, H is the height of image. X
is DPI precision of carriage scan direction. Y is DPI precision of media feeding direction. C is the
colors of jetting. It also shows the RIP soft name used.
 File Path
The location of present RIP file.
 Task Name
The file description
 Piece

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The counts of copies printed this time.


 Print Mode
The default setting is the PASS for complete of the entire ink volume . Users can change the
setting to get the proper image quality.
 Region Option
The function is used for partial printing. it can be used to print sample, test results of the output
of large image. Use the mouse circle the part to be printed in the pre-view image, or use
regional setting to determine the range.
 Multi Print Option
This function is used to bulk for small images printing, the X and Y carry out a number of copies. It
can be used with regional print simultaneously .
 Keep Ori-ink volume
This feature can keep original ink volume when in high pass printing, therefore it will represent the
corresponding color density against ICC profile used..
 Footnote Print
The note and Logo can be print at the end of the image.
 Carriage movement speed
There are three levels

Note: While a higher DPI printing chose in X-direction, the system will automatically change the
carriage moving speed to a proper level to avoid print head working over the frequency
limitation.
3.5.4 Print Queue Function

Once a task is submitted, it will be in print queue, the printer will print according to the order of print queue.
Users can adjust the priority, print setting, and /or delete the task.

Index System is distributed the identified number for each printing task

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Task name Users set the task name when the task is submitted, and if the users
dont change the task name, then the default name is RIP document
name.
Image size Display actual size of image to be printed, it is not the size of RIP original
graphics. It is related with the setting of region printing or multi printing.
Mode The PASS amount when printing
Status There are four stats: Ready, Print, Cancel and Suspension. The is
one task only in the print or cancel condition.
Pieces The counts of copy to be printed
Refer Time The time that task is submitted to printing queue
Print Time The time passed while the task is in the printing condition

Operation instruction:
Start print queue: Click big function button Print or choose Immediate Print menu item from the
right click menu to start the print queue.
Cut-off Print Queue: Click big function button: Stop to stop print queue.
Task Priority Adjustment: Select the task will execute, choose adjust way from the right click menu, the
priority will be adjusted by the setting.
Task Delete: Select task in the list, you can select more than 2 items, click Delete button on the key board,
or select Delete menu from right click menu.
Setting Task Change Double click task item, or choose Task Properties from right click menu, task
setting interface will be pop-up, then can change the setting of tasks.
Recover Print: Continue task stopped by machine with recover print function.
End Current Task: Stop current print task, but the print queue doesnt stop, next task will be executed after
finishing the current task.

3.6 Printing Control

3.6.1 Main manu of printing control

Carriage speed select:

Select the speed from Carriage Speed window. The speed can be changed also during printing but it will impact
printing quality if change it during printing.
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Printing mode select

Bi-Direction The printer prints in both direction while carriage moves


Single Right The print head jets while carriage moves from right site to left side only.
Single Left The print head jets while the carriage moves from left side to right side.

Please be noted that the productivity of single printing way will be half of bi-direction printing, but the
printing quality will be netter.

Alignment select:

Right When finish media setting, start printing from the right edge of media.
Left When finish media setting, start printing from the left edge of media.
Center When finish media setting, start printing from the middle of media.

Margin Select

Margin Value Set up the margin on the media.

Set Print Start Position

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Set present The present position of the carriage will be as the origin point. Combine CTL plus
position as start direction to move carriage.
point

Print Head Status

Check head Print test bar for checking the status of print head.
status

3.6.2 Printing Status Information

Task Information Display the image size, resolution, material and RIP etc.
Dynamic Output Display the current productivity. As square meter per hour.
Printing Progress Display the progress of printing task.
Task Reserve Time Indicates the remain time to finish the task.
Print Preview Indicates the image and the progress of current printing.
window

3.7 System Maintain

3.7.1 System Information

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Machine ID The serial number of control system hardware.


Machine Model The type of printer supported
Firmware Version The date of firmware created. UMB is main control board. CBV is print head drive
board, DPV is motion control system
PrintHead print Area The total volume has been printed
Printed Image Area The total volume has been printed successfully
System Install Time The date of system installed.
Clear All Record This button to be used for clear up all records.
Start Time The time when start recording

RIP Support Information indicates that all supported RIP software names and format. To add new RIP
format, click Import to load the new driver

3.7.2 Password and Authorization

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When machine has been bundled with USB and dongle, the system requires a dongle for operating. There is
one main control boards matches one dongle only.
There are three authorization forms: stages, limited time, and times of uses

Authorized By Stages
The system can be authorized by up to 9 stages. There is a time limit in every stage. When it is at term, users
need to ask password for next stage using. There is a terminal password in these stage passwords, user input that
password, the system will upgrade to no limit version.
Time Limited Use:
Limit the use time of system, when the time is at term, the cards will be out of work, which is needed to back
to supplier.
Degree limited Use
Limit the use degree of system, when the degree is at term, the cards will be out of work, which is needed to
back to the supplier.

3.7.3 Error Code

Error Code Description Solution


1 It is printing currently The last printing job is not finished. Keep wait or try
again. Or shut off the progress compulsorily, and restart.
2 The start of PASS required is more Parameter of the recovery printing is wrong. Change the
than the total amount of PASS printing settings
3 Unauthorized printing Please contact with system supplier
4 Hardware configuration is Contact supplier.
incorrect, the machine cant print.
6 is failure of Generating stepping Please confirm the software installation disk whether
adjusting graphics having enough space.
9 System is busy Please try later.
10 The last printing task is not Wait for printing finish, and try later. Or shut off
finished progress compulsorily, and restart.
11 Designated RIP data is not existed 1. designate RIP data is not existed, it is deleted or have
some fault.
12 The color amount doesnt support The color amount of document is over the system
the RIP document supporting ability
14 The DPI doesnt support the RIP The horizontal DPI of document is over the system
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15 Incorrect of print head channel Wrong system setting, or document is damaged. Make a
Parameter copy of current parameter, reinstall the software.
16 Incorrect of channel amount Wrong system setting, or document is damaged. Make a
parameter copy of current parameter, reinstall the software.
17 Channel parameter is wrong Wrong system setting, the setting document is damaged.
Make a copy of current parameter, reinstall the
software.
18 Channel parameter is wrong Wrong system setting, the document is damaged. Make
a copy of current parameter, reinstall the software.
19 Memory is not enough shut off the current processing that occupied larger
memory, to meet the request of printing memory
demand
21 System doesnt support the Change the printing PASS setting, and then restart
designated printing PASS amount printing.
22 The printing image width of 1. Check material width.
current task is more than material 2. change material.
width. 3. use region printing
23 The width of printing image 1.change motion buffer parameter.
exceed the width of machine 2.system configuration has some error. Reinstall
platform software.
24 The start position of printing is Check material direction, margin, motion buffer
located in the negative direction. whether they are right. the motion buffer length must be
smaller than the sum of material direction and margin
30 Fail to load Error information
31 Fail to load parameter
32 Fail to load machine configuration.
33 Fail to react RIP database
34 Fail to load temperature-voltage
curve
35 Fail to load in color curve
50 Carriage cant go to original 1.Scan motor control system isnt working.,
position. 2.carriage direction encoder is not working
61 Carriage cant go to original Scan motor control system doesnt work,
position. Carriage direction encoder doesnt work, Check the
connection of equipment is damaged or not.
62 There is no media found Check carriage edge sensor is working as normal or not.
63 Edge Sensor error. Please check the sensitivity of edge sensor.
79 Adding printing task is fail. 1.printing file is being used.
2. file format is wrong.
80 Designating RIP driver solution is Reset default RIP support
fail.
100 Updating current printing speed is Horizontal DPI of current printing task doesnt support
fail. the carriage speed.
111 System control card has not been 1.reinstall main control board

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driven. 2.control board has been damaged, replace by a new


board.
112 Firmware of main board is not be Main board is damaged, replace by a new one
in active
113 Firmware of movement in main Main board is damaged, replace by a new one
board is not in active
118 Setting up optical fiber cable 1.check carriage card is working as normal or not
communication is fail 2.check fiber cable is reversed or not
119 Setting up channel mapping is fail Check the version of carriage card whether it is matched
with control software or not.
120 Reset has been canceled by user, The right ways of using software is not pressing the
position system doesnt work ESC key in the system is executing relocation
normally, and please dont execute
the carriage motion
121 The limit position signal is not Please check the circuit connection of limit position
detected by machinery reset. reset switch and limit switch whether they are working as
is fail. Position system is not normal or not
working as normal.
122 When doing reset, there is no Check carriage motion electro circuit
carriage encoder signal, and cant check the connection of carriage location encoder
execute reset function
123 When doing reset, carriage Reverse the AB signal of carriage location encoder
encoder signal is reversed.
124 Both of Left and right limit switch check servo motor drive card is working as normal
are in effective condition. check the connection routines from left and right
itinerary to servo motor drive card
125 Emergency Stop has been pressed Release the switch, restart the machine
131 Material sensor signal is not been Check the connection of the sensor and main board
detected.
132 A/B phase of material sensor Please reverse the AB of signal.
signal is reversed.
133 Main board has been damaged, please install new main control board
135 Testing media encoder exceed the Media encoder maybe have installation problem.
time
140 The version of software is not Replace by correct board
match the board
141 Error authorization, can not be Contact with equipment supplier.
working as normal.
142 No authorization, can not been Contact with equipment supplier
working as normal.
143 Main board is not matched with Please contact with equipment supplier.
carriage card
144 Getting carriage card information Please contact with equipment supplier.
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145 Current version is used restrict Please confirm system time correctness
version, the system time detected
is wrong
147 Current version is used restrict Please contact with equipment supplier.
time version, it is invalid, and
cant be used.
148 Current version is used times Please contact with equipment supplier.
version, it is invalid, and cant be
used.
151 Board card has been authorized check that security dog has been installed or not.
control, but there is no the security reinstall security dog driver
dog detected. if it is installed, please contact with system supplier.
152 The security dog is invalid check that security dog and board card is matched or
not.
153 Security dog data is wrong. Please contact with equipment supplier.
154 Security dog time is wrong Please contact with equipment supplier.
155 Security dog time is invalid Please contact with equipment supplier.
156 Security dog exceeds the times Please contact with equipment supplier.
restrict
157 Security dog phases password has Please contact with supplier and get the new authorized
due. password
159 Security dog time is wrong Please contact with equipment supplier.
160 Checking software language is Please contact with equipment supplier.
unauthorized ways.
161 Phases authorization is not please input activated password to restart software
activated,
260 carriage motion system is failed to check carriage motion electro circuit
correct automatically. check carriage position encoder
261 material feeding system parameter check back material motion electro circuit
is wrong. check back material position encoder
301 Printing data is broken check the data source, and use recovery to finish print
task after solving problem.
310 When printing, motion designate check carriage motion electro circuit
exceeds maximum length or check carriage position encoder
carriage cant move to the
designated position, print will be
canceled by system
351 The length is out of control, the
printing has been cancelled.
401 Parameter backup is fail. The copy of document cant be written.
403 The format of input Please make sure that the input parameter document is
parameter is illegal, and cancel the the copy of parameter or it has been damaged.
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410 USB main board configuration


doesnt match the software.

Chapter 4 Ink Supply System

4.1 Introduction
The system including main tanks, filters , ink pumps, sub-ink tanks, dish filters , 3-way valves and print heads.

4.2 Operation Diagram

Ink Supply Diagram

4.3 Ink System Structure



4.3.1 Main Ink Tank

When open a new ink bottle, put ink tube head/filter in to the bottle, or fill the ink to empty main ink tank
according to the color marks on the tube.

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There is color mark for each individual ink tube. Please put the right tube in to corresponding ink tank.

Item Description Function


1 Black ink tank This is a main tank for storing black ink.
2 Cyan ink tank This is a tank for storing cyan ink.
3 Magenta ink tank This is a tank for storing magenta ink.
4 Yellow ink tank This is a tank for storing yellow ink.
5 Solution tank This is a main tank for storing solution.

4.3.2 Ink Pump and filters

1 2 3 4 5 6

Item Description Function

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1 Air pump This is a pump for generating positive pressure to clean print head.
2 Pump for flash ink This is the pump for driving black ink to sub-ink tank on carriage
3 Pump for black ink This is the pump for driving black ink to sub-ink tank on carriage
4 Pump for cyan ink This is the pump for driving cyan ink to sub-ink tank on carriage
5 Pump for Magenta ink This is the pump for driving magenta ink to sub-ink tank on carriage
6 Pump for yellow ink This is the pump for driving yellow ink to sub-ink tank on carriage

4.3.3 Filters

1 2 3 4 5 6

Item Description Function


1 Filter for black ink
2 Filter for Cyan ink
3 Filter for Magenta ink
4 Pump for s
5 Pump for ink
6 Filter for ink

CAUTION
Recommend to change ink filter every 6 months.

4.3.4 Sub Tanks

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Item Description Function


1 Sub tank for Black ink This is small tank for storing and transit black ink on carriage.
2 Sub tank for Cyan ink This is small tank for storing and transit cyan ink on carriage.
3 Sub tank for Magenta ink This is small tank for storing and transit magenta k ink on carriage.
4 Sub tank for Yellow ink This is small tank for storing and transit yellow ink on carriage.
4.3.5 Ink Buffers and Valves

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Item Description Function
1 Buffer for Yellow ink This is the damper for yellow ink
2 Buffer for Magenta ink This is the damper for magenta ink
3 Buffer for Cyan ink This is the damper for cyan ink
4 Buffer for Black ink This is the damper for black ink

4.4 Function Description


 Automatic control ink supplying individually for each color ink.
 Ink empty warning and protection feature, then one color gets problem, the system will alarm and indicates
the ink faulted.
 The system controls the limitation of each active to avoid any problem caused by over supplying.

4.5 Operation
 When power on, the system will check ink level and supplies the ink to sub-ink tank
 While one ink level in ink tank below the limit, the system will start relevant pump to supply the ink to sub
tank, then the sensor detected the ink, the pump will stop after few seconds.

 When ink in sub ink tanks is used out or other reasons cause some pump running overtime, the system will
alarm (voice a long straight buzz) . Clear the problem and click confirm to restart.
 When safety tank is full, system will switch off all ink pumps and alarm as short buzz. Then you should
empty the safety bottle.

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4.6 Intelligent Detection Function


Intelligent detection function for ink supply system is implemented by collecting floating switch signal with
high frequency. By using concept of probability, the signal is regarded as effective if probability of floating switch
signals is higher than a set value (for example, 80%). Therefore, wrong act of floating switch can affect the
systems stability much less and accordingly systems anti-disturbance improves.

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Chapter 5 Print-head Clean and Capping

5.1 Introduction
This printer adopts automatically positive pressure cleaning and manually capping system. You may execute
cleaning before printing, during printing or idle for a long time.

5.2 Operation Diagram

3
Air filter way
P/H
Safety Valve

Valve
Filter Floating switch

C o n t ro l b o a r d
Air filter Output: Input:
Ink Pump Light Interface signal

pump Air pump signal

Air pump

Main tank
Power

Cleaning system Diagram

5.3 System Structure and Description

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5.3.1 Structure

3 4

Item Description Function


1 Waste Ink Collection This is a container that collects the waste ink.
2 LED Light This LED light to be used while observe the head.
3 Waste Ink Tube
4 Waste Ink Bottle

Print Head Capping Plate

1 2 3

Item Description Function


1 Capping Plate This plate is used for print head capping keep nozzle wet.
2 Sponge This foam is used to store solution for keeping nozzle wet.
3 Latching Pin The is the pin for fixing the plate on print head frame.

Recommend to change the foam every two months.

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Chapter 6 Heaters

6.1 Introduction
The heater control system is in separated from main control board.
The heater system includes Rear and Front media heater, and printing plate heater. The heating temperature can
be adjusted as per different media type to get good printing result.

6.2 Operation Diagram

Diagram of heating system

6.3 Features
 The Rear Heater and Front Hears are be controlled by one controller. The user can easily set the temperate
expected.
 The Print Plate Heater is controlled by separated controller. The user can easily setting the temperate, the
controller controls the temperature of heater constantly.
 When the temperature of the heater reaches 60, the power will cut off automatically by relay. When the
temperate does down, the relay will be recovered.

6.4 Structure and Description

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5 6 7 8 9 10
Item Description Function
Main Power Switch
1 This is the switch of machine's power
220V/AC
2 Heating Switches This is the switch of machine heating power
3 Main power Input 220V/AC This is the main power input 220V/AC
4 Heating Outlet This is the outlet of heating
5 Media Heater Control Digital temperature controlle
6 Tunnel key This is used to change the mode that would be changed
7 Up key This is used for increase count
8 Down key This is used for reducing the count
9 Run Turn the heating
10 Stop Stop the heating

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CAUTION
As the whole power of heater is about 1800Watts so the power input is separated with the heater power
input. So the heater can be working and controlled after the main switch of printer is turn on only

Chapter 7 Maintenance

7.1 Daily Maintenance


Daily maintenance is very important for normal work of the printer.
7.1.1 Maintenance after each printing
 Erasure dried ink from print head surface with flush solution
 Restore the jammed nozzles before next printing.
7.1.2 Daily work
 Check waste ink tank, cleanup if necessary
 Check the waste ink groove on the startup position and clean it if necessary
 Check the sponge on the wet-keeping frame, clean or replace it if necessary
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 Clean feeding and take-up rollers with PM acetate. Skid on the rubber roller will cause error code from
service and impact print quality.
 Do normal clean for the printer everyday.

7.1.3 Weekly work


 Clean the dust on the surface of fans on dry board. Assemble them after ensure clearness of the leafages.
 Check pump route if there is any loose.

7.1.4 Monthly work


 Clean the floating switch;
 Clean the filters of CMY and K
 Observe the three-way valve of the positive pressure cleaning if has ink in it. If necessary, use flush solution
to cleaning;
 Check the tension of straps
 Clean dust in the power tank.

7.1.5 Six Months Work


 Replace ink filters
 Blower the dust on power tank with compress air
 Clean the main tanks;
 Clean the ink supply routes
 Clean the liquid pumps for ink supply
 Oil the gears of feeding and take-up motors.
 Check whole circuit if there is any loosen or broken. Repair it in time if necessary
 Check if there is any tear on the tube and wire in the towline set and replace it if necessary.

7.2 Linear Rail Maintenance


Add lubricating oil to the rail daily. The details as below:
 Turn off the power supply;
 Add a few lubricating oil on a cotton fabric and move the print head to original position.
 Brush the rail with the cotton fabric to create an average oil layer on the Rail;
 Power the printer and move the print head unit left and right repeatedly
 Erase the oil smear on the both ends of the rail. Erase the oil drops on the rail again before printer running
7.3 Print-head Maintenance
Always keep the print head surface wet with flush solution. If the printer is left unused, the print head must be
dropped with flush solution and covered with fresh-keeping polyethylene films and covered by capper ,to keep it
wet and in a good condition..

7.3.1 Print heads Cleaning and Moisturizing


After positive pressure cleaning, wipe the print head surface with a clean stick to stop the ink streaming out of the
nozzles. Be sure not to use a stick with flush solution to wipe the print head surface, otherwise, the flush solution
will stream into the nozzles.
If the printer is left unused for 2 day and above, do as below to keep the print head wet:
 Dip the unwoven fabric with flush solution
 Cover the unwoven fabric on the surface of print head
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 Wrap the print head unit with fresh-keeping polyethylene film


 Cover it by capper.,
7.3.2 Unload print head
Do as follows when you are going to unload print head:
 Pump out ink from print head and clean it with flush solution
 Power off the printer and plug out power line from socket
 Check static on the machine with a multi-meter and release the static if necessary
 Loosen the Up, Left and Right screws, and take out the right screw
 Take out the print head and put it on an unwoven fabric soaked with flush solution

Please wear the anti-static wrist strap when connect the print heads onto the print heads
driven board, otherwise will result in a damage to the print heads or print heads driven board.

7.4 Ink Supply Maintenance


The ink supply system is very important. Maintenance for ink supply system is also very important. The ink
supply system includes main ink tank system and assistant ink tank system with filters to separate the ink from the
open air. So cleanness of environment is primary condition to place the printer.

7.4.1 Main Ink Tank


It includes main ink tank, filter, ink pump and waste ink bottle.
 Clean main ink tank and the inlet filter once a month.
 Clean in pipe and replace the filter by new one every six months.

7.4.2 Sub-ink Tank


It includes sub-ink tank and safe tank.
 Clean out the ink in all tubes and sub-tank.
 Remove five sub-tanks from the carriage.
 Remove the cap and sensor from sub-tank.
 Carefully clean the sensor ad the tank by using solution and foam stick. Check the sensor, make sue the
floater can be move freely.
 Re-install the sensor and cap.
The clean method for safe tank is same as ink tank.

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