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Epson Spectroproofer Troubleshooting Manual

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Spectroproofer Troubleshooting
1) Start-up Sequence.
Power "ON" the Printer.
(If correctly connected, the Spectroproofer is
16 Seconds:
automatically powered "on" when the printer is started)
Spectroproofer Green Led turns "ON"
0 Seconds:
POWER ON
Seconds
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16
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Check 1 !
Make sure the green LED above
OK
Make sure the green LED of the
the Power Button is "ON"
mounter is "ON"
Question 2) Does the Mounter Green LED turn on
15 seconds after printer power ON ?
Yes: See the check 3, Question 3.
No: Wait a few more seconds.
If the below message appears, it means
the Spectroproofer power cable or
Question 1) Is the Green LED Bright
USB cable is not connected.
when powering ON ?
Yes: See the check 2, Question 2.
No: There is a problem with the Printer.
Question 2B) Does the above message appear 40 Seconds after printer power on ?
Yes: Turn-OFF the printer, plug the Mounter power cable & USB then re-start the printer.
IMPORTANT! Make sure the printer is Off when you connect the cable(s) !
No: If the Mounter LED is Lightning, then turn the printer Off and back on to perform check 3.
If the LED is not bright although the connections are correct, there is a problem with the Mounter.
Question 3B) Does the above message appear ?
Yes: Turn-OFF the printer, plug the ILS then re-start the printer. (Power on again)
After one more try, if at this point the message appears although the ILS is connected, there may be a Mounter problem
IMPORTANT! Make sure the printer is Off when you connect the cable(s) !
No: Turn the printer off and back on to do the check 3 and 4 once again.
After one more try, if at this point the light is no bright, the ILS is probably NG and should be replaced.
37 Seconds:
Calibration tile Reading
37
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Check 3 !
Check 2 !
OK
Make sure the light of the ILS
is bright for 1 second.
Question 3) Doe the light turn on for one second
37 seconds after printer power ON ?
Yes: See the check 4, Question 4).
No: Wait a few more seconds.
If the below message appears, it means
the Spectroproofer power cable or
USB cable is not connected.
43 Seconds
Paper Press Lowering
50 Seconds
Backing Color Check
Check 4 !
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50
...
Make sure the light of the ILS
is bright for 1 second.
Make sure the paper Press lower
down correctly.
OK
Question 4) Does the light turn on for one second
50 seconds after printer power ON ?
Yes: See the check 5, Question 5).
No: go to Question 3B)
Question 5) What is the BACKING COLOR ?
BLACK or WHITE: go to question 5B)
GRAY: go to question 5C)
Question 5B) Did the light turn on at the check 3 and 4 ?
Yes: Your ILS is working. Make sure the White calibration tile is correctly set.
No: Turn the printer off and back on to do the check 3 and 4 once again.
After one more try, if at this point the light is no bright, the ILS is probably NG and should be replaced.
Question 5C) Did the light turn on at the check 3 and 4 ?
Yes: go to below question 5D)
No: Turn the printer off and back on to do the check 3 and 4 once again.
After one more try, if at this point the light is no bright, the ILS is certainly NG and should be replaced.
Question 5D) Is there a clean backing, is it correctly placed ? Is there a clan white calibration tile, is it correctly placed ?
Yes: Go to Question 5E)
No: Place the backing and/or the white calibration tile correctly and go to Question 5E)
Note: A "Carriage Error" message can be caused by a missing/dirty calibration tile or backing.
Question 5E) Is the ILS set correctly in the carriage, the two left and right pins plugged in the holders holes ?
Yes: Turn the printer off and back on to re-start the procedure.
No: Set it correctly and turn the printer off and back on to restart the procedure.
LFP CS Quality Assurance Department (Asakawa KG)
Check 5 !
Open the menu, select:
"OPTION SETUP"
then Spectroproofer
then Status information
then scroll down and select "Backing Color"
Check the Backing Color
GRAY is NG
BLACK or WHITE is OK
20090130

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  • Page 1 20090130 1) Start-up Sequence. Check 5 ! Power "ON" the Printer. Open the menu, select: (If correctly connected, the Spectroproofer is 16 Seconds: 37 Seconds: "OPTION SETUP" automatically powered "on" when the printer is started) Spectroproofer Green Led turns "ON"...
  • Page 2 Spectroproofer 3. Turn off the printer, make sure the Spectroproofer is correctly set disassemble the proofer and check the sensor printer and the mounter is activated. The Mounter does not although the Mount on the Printer.