DIY DTG - Build your own Digital T-Shirt Printer

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by Andy
Sat Apr 22, 2017 11:42 am
Forum: General - Start Here
Topic: Which Printers to use for DIY DTG
Replies: 52
Views: 10432

Re: Which Printers to use for DIY DTG

Andy, Any chance the xp600 would be able to use on the platform you have developed? I cannot find a 1410 anywhere other than "new". I'm not familiar with that model. However, it looks like a cheaper model and those most of time use the paper feed rod to also run the capping station. This ...
by Andy
Fri Apr 21, 2017 7:38 pm
Forum: General - Start Here
Topic: R3000 splasing/dripping ink
Replies: 14
Views: 65

Re: R3000 splasing/dripping ink

Is this an ink channel that had been recently flushed with cleaner? 
by Andy
Fri Apr 21, 2017 8:06 am
Forum: Arduino Open Source DIY DTG
Topic: help me step motor tics
Replies: 17
Views: 495

Re: help me step motor tics

Andy, Is his power supply suitable at 3 amp ?  I think it is a code thing since it works fine other times. It seems to be happening around the front where the slow down is so it's either that code or if the encoder wheel is moving at the same time that is slowing the arduino down causing longer pau...
by Andy
Thu Apr 20, 2017 3:14 pm
Forum: DIY Pretreat Machine
Topic: OpenDTG Pretreater Control Board
Replies: 58
Views: 2539

Re: OpenDTG Pretreater Control Board

I have been using my new pretreat machine in full production for past couple days.  WOW! My life just got better lol. Even pretreat and very consistant every spray. My machine will do fine for now, but after building one, I have some things that I might change. ⋅ I would use a 1/4 tube fr...
by Andy
Thu Apr 20, 2017 8:37 am
Forum: General - Start Here
Topic: What's next for OpenDTG?
Replies: 0
Views: 44

What's next for OpenDTG?

I'm looking for opinions on what is needed most on OpenDTG or what users would like to see done. Use the poll above to post a reply.

Thanks everyone
by Andy
Thu Apr 20, 2017 7:27 am
Forum: Arduino Open Source DIY DTG
Topic: help me step motor tics
Replies: 17
Views: 495

Re: help me step motor tics

My guess is that is a version that has the slow down in the front to keep the platen from slamming. In the settings change the speed of the slow down until you get what you prefer.
by Andy
Tue Apr 18, 2017 1:09 pm
Forum: Arduino Open Source DIY DTG
Topic: Please help - Epson 3800 Timing
Replies: 19
Views: 250

Re: Please help - Epson 3800 Timing

bovegas wrote:
Thanks Andy. Do you have any idea why sudenly my printed size is smaller than in rip. Both sides are smaller. This has to be driver issue. Do i need to change paper size in drivwr settings?

I don't. I'm only familiar with EK Print Studio RIP
by Andy
Tue Apr 18, 2017 7:36 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello All!
Replies: 1
Views: 47

Re: Hello All!

dstamatoiu wrote:
Hi everyone. My name is Dennis.

I have wanted to build a DTG printer for a couple years now and Its nice to see a community just for that.

Hope to learn more and get to build a couple myself soon.  

Welcome. You are at the right place, there is a ton of information to read through.
by Andy
Tue Apr 18, 2017 7:36 am
Forum: Arduino Open Source DIY DTG
Topic: Please help - Epson 3800 Timing
Replies: 19
Views: 250

Re: Please help - Epson 3800 Timing

bovegas wrote:
https://youtu.be/uGFAoPRyQaE

Thanks for posting. Looks good.
by Andy
Mon Apr 17, 2017 7:08 pm
Forum: Arduino Open Source DIY DTG
Topic: Please help - Epson 3800 Timing
Replies: 19
Views: 250

Re: Please help - Epson 3800 Timing

Here is the video of the printer working and also PE sensor holder. Works great. Only issue i have now is that for some reason printer prints smaller images than i put in acrorip. For example if i put 2x3 in rip it prints 1.75x 2.125. Have no clue why this is happening Video didn't show up. maybe t...