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Epson
Epson DX5
Calibration
Calibration
Calibration
Calibration and
DX5
DX5 X X X X 2 2 2 2 Printheads
DX5
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and Maintenance
Printheads
Printheads
Printheads
Maintenance
Maintenance
Maintenance
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  • Page 1 Epson DX5 X X X X 2 2 2 2 Printheads Printheads Epson Printheads Epson Epson DX5 Printheads Calibration Calibration Maintenance Maintenance Calibration Calibration and and Maintenance Maintenance st st st st Jan., ., ., ., 201 2013 3 3 3...
  • Page 2 Contents Contents Contents Contents Chapter 1: Computer Requirement ..............3 Chapter 2: Installation..................4 Chapter 3: Characteristic...................5 Chapter 4: Board System.................6 Chapter 5: Software Installation ..............7 Chapter 6: Software Interface................9 Chapter 7: Software Calibration..............10 Chapter 8: Other Functions and Parameters ..........17 Chapter 9: Maintenance..................19 Chapter 10: Troubleshoot................24 Chapter 11: Output Chart.................25...
  • Page 3 Chapter Chapter Chapter 1: 1: 1: 1: Computer Computer Computer Requirement Requirement Chapter Computer Requirement Requirement 1) 1) 1) 1) Basic Basic requirement: Basic Basic requirement: requirement: requirement: - CPU: 2.0 GHz or higher - Memory: 1 Gb or higher - Hard disk: 80 Gb (recommend 20Gb free space) - Mother board: USB connection equipped - Network card...
  • Page 4 Chapter Chapter 2: 2: 2: 2: Installation Installation Chapter Chapter Installation Installation 1) Move the packing box to the working site and avoid strong shaking. 2) Disassemble the wooden packing box from top to bottom. Check whether the parts are complete or not according to the packing list.
  • Page 5 Chapter Chapter Characteristics Characteristics � Printhead: 2pcs (Epson DX5) � Resolution: 1440\1080\720DPI � Color: 4 colors � Print mode: 4,6,8,12 Pass � Output mode:File or TCP/IP(Rip and Print at the same time) � Output preview:Convert prn/prt file into a small bmp file for previewing �...
  • Page 6 Chapter Chapter 4: 4: 4: 4: Board Board Board S S S S ystem ystem Chapter Chapter Board ystem ystem Printhead Printhead Printhead B B B B oard oard oard Printhead oard Magnetic sensor Status LED Encoder sensor Processing Indication Power LED Power flat...
  • Page 7 Note: 1. After turning on the machine till the carriage moving back to home position, the processing indication shows as: A. – 1 – 4 – 0. Main board and Head board show the same indication. 2. The two power cable plug both are 20Pin. 3.
  • Page 8 3) Connect the USB data cable to the computer, and turn on the machine. Look for PrintDrv_new PrintDrv_new PrintDrv_new PrintDrv_new file file file file in the folder of UDT_PrintExp. UDT_PrintExp. UDT_PrintExp. UDT_PrintExp. It shows as above after finished installing the control software.
  • Page 9 Chapter Chapter Chapter Chapter 6. 6. 6. 6. Software Software Software Software Interface Interface Interface Interface 1) 1) 1) 1) I I I I ntroduction: ntroduction: ntroduction: ntroduction: ouble click to open the software. Configuration Configuration Configuration Configuration definition definition definition definition:...
  • Page 10 Chapter Chapter Chapter Chapter 7. 7. 7. 7. Software Software Calibration Calibration Software Software Calibration Calibration 1. Nozzle checking: Print the nozzle checking to check the condition of the printhead. Make Make Make Make sure sure sure sure to to to to turn turn turn turn off...
  • Page 11 Case 3:two printhead facing each other perfectly, no need to adjust printhead status printhead face each other in straight vertical printhead position status 2. Vertical calibration: Observe the physical alignment of printheads (If If If If this this this this step step step step is is is is not...
  • Page 12 Align the physical vertical position of printhead. The first pass line is the reference; observe whether the second pass line is perfectly aligned with the first pass line. If not, then we need to adjust the carriage plate. There are 3 situations: 1) The two pass is perfectly aligned, no need to adjust: Second pass First pass...
  • Page 13 Adjust method: B. Turn the screw anti-clockwise: A. Loosen the 3 screws on the carriage plate: Note: Note: Note: Note: Every Every Every Every time time time time after after after after the the adjustment, adjustment, adjustment, adjustment, before before before before print print...
  • Page 14 Adjust method: adjust both screw at same time, to move the 2 Loosen the 3 screws on the carriage plate: printhead forward and backward printhead printhead Keep adjusting until the printhead status looks like the following diagram: There is no overlap separate between two...
  • Page 15 3. Color offset: Color offset is to align all color in order to print good quality images. Tip: Based on the "0" position, the color lines should totally matched with the Black line, if not, find the best one showing on the printed out color offset, then input the corresponding values in the software. Note that values are accumulated.
  • Page 16 Repeat the test until the “0” is facing each other perfectly. 5. Step offset Option Option Calibration Calibration Step Step Offset Offset The Step offset locates on Option Option – Calibration Calibration – Step Step Offset Offset Input the offset value To adjust the step offset, firstly adjust the Base...
  • Page 17 Chapter Chapter Chapter Chapter 8. 8. 8. 8. Other Other Other Functions Functions Parameters Parameters Other Functions Functions and and Parameters Parameters 1 1 1 1 Printhead Printhead Printhead Printhead voltage voltage voltage voltage Normally the voltage function is not being used. The range of adjusting voltage is -42V to +1.3V. 2.
  • Page 18 2. 2. 2. 2. Clean Clean Clean Option: Option: Clean Option: Option: 1) Click to set the carriage go back to the flash jetting position for jetting during printing; 2) Print pass is to set every XX pass, carriage go back to the flash jetting position for jetting; 3) Clean Mode is Flash Jetting;...
  • Page 19 Chapter Chapter Chapter Chapter 9. 9. 9. 9. Maintenance Maintenance Maintenance Maintenance 9.1 Normal Normal Normal Normal Cleaning Cleaning Cleaning Cleaning Click Clean on the main interface of the software. There are two modes of cleaning, Normal Normal Normal Normal and Strong Strong Strong Strong for...
  • Page 20 9.4 Daily Daily Daily Daily Maintenance Maintenance Maintenance Maintenance 1. Print the nozzle checking before turn off the machine to make sure the printhead is in normal condition 2. Turn off the software, carriage go back to Home position automatically. Turn off the machine, the carriage stay at the Home position.
  • Page 21 3. Use the extend tube to connect them to the appointed Flush. Choose Depth clean mode to clean the damper and the printhead at the same time. Clean one color at a time, use a cap to cover other three color channel. 4.
  • Page 22 Use a extend ink tube to connect the ink tube to ink pump Choose “Ink Fill” mode at control panel, use ink pump to flush ink tube until it is clear. Then take out the tube from the Flush, choose “Ink Fill” mode, empty the Flush inside the ink tube. Clean K,C,M,Y tube one by one After cleaning, use cap and fresh warp to seal the ink tubes.
  • Page 23 6. Take out four cartridges, use fresh wrap to seal the ink supply hole and keep the cartridges in the proper place. 7. Keep the carriage back to Home position and make sure the cap is perfectly sealing the printhead.
  • Page 24 Chapter Chapter Troubleshoot Troubleshoot Chapter Chapter 10. 10. Troubleshoot Troubleshoot 10.1 Turn machine carriage reposition normally. Turn PrintExp then 10.1 10.1 10.1 Turn Turn Turn on on the the machine machine machine and and carriage carriage carriage reposition reposition reposition normally. normally.
  • Page 25 11. Output Output Output Output Chart Chart Chart Chart Output Chart Output Output Output Chart Chart Chart Printhead Epson DX5 Number of Printhead Fast mode output(m Print Mode 1.6m 1.8m 2.1m 2.5m Draft 4Pass Output Standard 6Pass Quality 8Pass High Quality...

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