DIY DTG - Build your own Digital T-Shirt Printer

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by mastodon69
Mon Sep 26, 2016 10:25 pm
Forum: General - Start Here
Topic: Which Printers to use for DIY DTG
Replies: 50
Views: 9638

Re: Which Printers to use for DIY DTG

Hello Guys Is There any disadvantages if I go with a 1430 only because it is like half the price of the p600. Many disadvantages especially if you're wanting to print white ink. I wouldn't even do white ink in a 1430, it's painful to say the least. Otherwise the 1430 is much slower, more ink chip r...
by mastodon69
Fri Sep 23, 2016 11:44 am
Forum: Inks, Pretreat, Supplies
Topic: Manual Pretreat Sprayer
Replies: 2
Views: 344

Re: Manual Pretreat Sprayer

It is great , using w550 for 4 years ,just do not forget to clean it after 3-4 days in hot summer days.
by mastodon69
Fri Sep 23, 2016 5:45 am
Forum: No Electronics DTG
Topic: Epson 1400 friction mode
Replies: 22
Views: 2672

Re: Epson 1400 friction mode

rickyride wrote:
i can suggest to add 4 spring on each corner of labjack that should give more stability.

Good idea , i will try to order 2 of 10x10cm labjacks and connect them in line , hoping to get stable lifting table for 30x42 UV flatbed table .
by mastodon69
Fri Sep 23, 2016 5:34 am
Forum: Inks, Pretreat, Supplies
Topic: Inline filters
Replies: 5
Views: 406

Re: Inline filters

Hi,   hope this information helps :     I have used this kind of filter for high speed Mimaki ciss systems with DX5 printhed :    http://www.digiprint-supplies.com/pall-acrodisc-filter-6-microns.html     I saw this one on DTG HM1 and Kiosk3 units for white ink :   http://www.digiprint-supplies.com/7...
by mastodon69
Fri Sep 23, 2016 5:23 am
Forum: Inks, Pretreat, Supplies
Topic: What kind of ink do you use ?
Replies: 17
Views: 909

What kind of ink do you use ?

Hi, I have already tried several ink types , this is my review : - Dupon Artistri ( DX5/DX7 version )         * CMYK ink colors are great , nice washing performance , decent durability .        * White ink is the best looking ( 5/5 ) ,sometimes too glossy-wet looking , decent durability , fragile st...
by mastodon69
Thu Sep 22, 2016 12:40 am
Forum: General - Start Here
Topic: How to clean an Epson R2880 printhead?
Replies: 2
Views: 1690

Re: How to clean an Epson R2880 printhead?

Hello, I just removed the print head from my Epson R2880, and going to take it to a friend who has an ultra sonic cleaner thingy tomorrow.  Does anyone have a preferred cleaning solution?  And does the print head need to come about even more, or is it good the way it is? It is DX5 printhead and as ...
by mastodon69
Tue Sep 20, 2016 2:41 pm
Forum: General - Start Here
Topic: R3000 common printhead issue? anyone else?
Replies: 6
Views: 2098

Re: R3000 common printhead issue? anyone else?

is your ink higher than your printhead ? I used to put my ciss on a shelf higher up and droplets used to form on the head. Now i run carts only and the problem is a lot less n Ciss must be same height as printhead, That is the common issue cause when you fillup new ink you are getting bigger pressu...
by mastodon69
Tue Sep 20, 2016 7:44 am
Forum: RIP Software
Topic: !!!!AcroRip !!!
Replies: 2
Views: 668

Re: !!!!AcroRip !!!

AcroRip is OK for the price. I agree . 
by mastodon69
Tue Sep 20, 2016 4:57 am
Forum: Arduino Open Source DIY DTG
Topic: R1430
Replies: 21
Views: 1327

Re: R1430

Maybe it is because that model have only sheet mode . Am I right?
by mastodon69
Mon Sep 19, 2016 12:16 pm
Forum: Feedback & Suggestions
Topic: What part of DIY DTG is the hardest for you?
Replies: 6
Views: 373

Re: What part of DIY DTG is the hardest for you?

I'd like some feedback on what is the hardest for people building DIY DTG or what they feel lost on? For example: - finding parts - disassemble the epson - cutting the epson printer - wiring and soldering etc Oh, the cutting of epson printer was the worse part of my build. I made i big mistake by n...