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Re: Which Printers to use for DIY DTG

 by mastodon69 ¦  Mon Sep 26, 2016 10:25 pm ¦  Forum: General - Start Here ¦  Topic: Which Printers to use for DIY DTG ¦  Replies: 74 ¦  Views: 15074

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...

Re: Manual Pretreat Sprayer

 by mastodon69 ¦  Fri Sep 23, 2016 11:44 am ¦  Forum: Inks, Pretreat, Supplies ¦  Topic: Manual Pretreat Sprayer ¦  Replies: 2 ¦  Views: 619

It is great , using w550 for 4 years ,just do not forget to clean it after 3-4 days in hot summer days.

Re: Epson 1400 friction mode

 by mastodon69 ¦  Fri Sep 23, 2016 5:45 am ¦  Forum: No Electronics DTG ¦  Topic: Epson 1400 friction mode ¦  Replies: 25 ¦  Views: 4719

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 .

Re: Inline filters

 by mastodon69 ¦  Fri Sep 23, 2016 5:34 am ¦  Forum: Inks, Pretreat, Supplies ¦  Topic: Inline filters ¦  Replies: 5 ¦  Views: 738

Hi,   hope this information helps :     I have used this kind of filter for high speed Mimaki ciss systems with DX5 printhed :     I saw this one on DTG HM1 and Kiosk3 units for white ink :

What kind of ink do you use ?

 by mastodon69 ¦  Fri Sep 23, 2016 5:23 am ¦  Forum: Inks, Pretreat, Supplies ¦  Topic: What kind of ink do you use ? ¦  Replies: 17 ¦  Views: 1708

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...

Re: How to clean an Epson R2880 printhead?

 by mastodon69 ¦  Thu Sep 22, 2016 12:40 am ¦  Forum: General - Start Here ¦  Topic: How to clean an Epson R2880 printhead? ¦  Replies: 2 ¦  Views: 1883

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 ...

Re: R3000 common printhead issue? anyone else?

 by mastodon69 ¦  Tue Sep 20, 2016 2:41 pm ¦  Forum: General - Start Here ¦  Topic: R3000 common printhead issue? anyone else? ¦  Replies: 7 ¦  Views: 2566

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...

Re: !!!!AcroRip !!!

 by mastodon69 ¦  Tue Sep 20, 2016 7:44 am ¦  Forum: RIP Software ¦  Topic: !!!!AcroRip !!! ¦  Replies: 25 ¦  Views: 2951

AcroRip is OK for the price. I agree . 

Re: R1430

 by mastodon69 ¦  Tue Sep 20, 2016 4:57 am ¦  Forum: Arduino Open Source DIY DTG ¦  Topic: R1430 ¦  Replies: 21 ¦  Views: 2132

Maybe it is because that model have only sheet mode . Am I right?

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

 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: 691

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...