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Fri Nov 10, 2006 5:46 pm

Forum: Adobe Software

Topic: Illustrator files to versaWorks - CutContour issue

Replies: 2

Views: 2486

Hello there, Try this :Select your all except your cut-line in Illustrator and group.Now select your cutline and copy+paste in the back (ctrl+c then ctrl+b) Now select the back cutline and the group of your design and make clipping mask (ctrl+7) That usually works for me an extra step you might need...

Fri Dec 30, 2005 12:39 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: Is they a way of removing lettering once it has been heated?

Replies: 25

Views: 5802

I use poly-flex a lot. Recommended temperature is up to 170 Celsius so give it a bit more (say 180-190) for 15-20" and usually but not always it will soften it a lot so you can take it off with tweezers. BUT the glue will still be there...I'm not shure what cellulose is.

Fri Dec 16, 2005 6:17 pm

Forum: General Software Topics

Topic: help with SPLASH rip

Replies: 8

Views: 2530

By the way I have bought the machine secondhand and have all serials but no original cd. I am not asking for pirate copies I just need to reinstall the software as I do not get ANY support from Xerox Greece.
Regards
Iosif

Fri Dec 16, 2005 6:13 pm

Forum: General Software Topics

Topic: help with SPLASH rip

Replies: 8

Views: 2530

Anyone willling to sahre a copy of the splash g620 rip?
Xerox Greece is not willing to help me and although Ihave tried contacting EFI Europe I do not seem to get a reply.


If anyone is willing to help I would appreciate it.

Regards
Iosif

Mon Oct 31, 2005 9:49 pm

Forum: General Software Topics

Topic: help with SPLASH rip

Replies: 8

Views: 2530

Funny you say that Dave. 3535 is in my splash folder so although a different version rip they might have both web Queue management.

Mon Oct 31, 2005 8:06 pm

Forum: General Software Topics

Topic: help with SPLASH rip

Replies: 8

Views: 2530

I just had a technician coming in and fixed the whole thing in minutes. When you are tired it's best to leave it to so else. He basically did everything I did (in a different order ?) and now I can print. The only thing I dont have is Web Queue Management. I dont seem to have a default.html in the s...

Thu Oct 27, 2005 11:20 pm

Forum: General Software Topics

Topic: help with SPLASH rip

Replies: 8

Views: 2530

I don't have a contract with Xerox. I just bought the machine secondhand and has come to me with a faulty cobra controller which I replaced with an external Splash (a g3 mac with splash card and 2 big wires). The Dc12 actually sees the splash because when I unplug the cables its menu tells me "netwo...

Thu Oct 27, 2005 7:54 pm

Forum: General Software Topics

Topic: help with SPLASH rip

Replies: 8

Views: 2530

help with SPLASH rip

Hello everyone, I am trying to connect a Splash Rip to a Xerox dc12. After I was informed by Xerox that although I payed them they cannot connect the 2 nor do they support Splash units in Greece, I am left with 2 machines. I am not mac savvy so any help would be appreciated on how to connect them. t...

Fri Mar 04, 2005 1:09 pm

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: printing illustrator artwork

Replies: 13

Views: 2167

Hi there, Most effects in Illustrator are raster images when you save the file ...By default Illustrator 's vector to raster conversion is set at 72 dpi which is ok for web but needs to be 300dpi for print. So under the menu "Effect / Document Raster Effect Settungs" you set the resolution to high 3...

Sat Jan 29, 2005 9:07 am

Forum: Roland Printers

Topic: VERSACAMM running cost

Replies: 5

Views: 2062

That covers the subject thanks everyone. I wonder how much it would cost on a gerber edge..
Thanks again

Sun Jan 23, 2005 11:20 pm

Forum: Roland Printers

Topic: VERSACAMM running cost

Replies: 5

Views: 2062

i printed 5 metres. The labels had 2mm spacing between them.
I' d say it was 90-95% coverage.

Iosif

Thu Jan 20, 2005 7:20 pm

Forum: Roland Printers

Topic: VERSACAMM running cost

Replies: 5

Views: 2062

VERSACAMM running cost

Hi all, I recently printed 3cm labels in high quality 1440dpi and was really surprised. I wrote down the ink usage before and after the prints and the machine used in total 109ml of ink (it was a 2 color vector). It does print beatifull at that quality but eats up ink. I tried using lower quality bu...

Fri Nov 05, 2004 12:53 pm

Forum: General Cutter topics

Topic: cutting flock - HOW?

Replies: 3

Views: 1256

Thank you for your answers guys, I went over to Roland and they suggested I use a blade that has a really small tip (I think its use is for cutting masks - green tip). Surprisingly that worked with minimum pressure (40) and normal offset (0.250) even on small letters. As for using the sp-300 for flo...

Wed Nov 03, 2004 12:55 pm

Forum: General Cutter topics

Topic: cutting flock - HOW?

Replies: 3

Views: 1256

cutting flock - HOW?

Hello everyone I am just wondering what settings and knife I need to cut flock. I am using a Roland SP-300 with a medium hardness blade and an offset of 0,225. Do I need the extra hard blade for this job? What does offset do ? Is Flock really not suitable to cut thin letters e.t.c. ? Anyone knows ? ...

Thu Oct 07, 2004 2:35 pm

Forum: General Cutter topics

Topic: cutting magnets ?

Replies: 9

Views: 2065

cutting magnets ?

Hello everyone,
Is anyone using their cutter to cut magnetic material ? I know it can be done but with my SP-300 the knife gets worn out very quickly...Is that the case with all cutters? I heard Suma are tougher. I have used the strongest knife.

Sun Jul 04, 2004 11:04 pm

Forum: Roland Printers

Topic: versacamm-sp300 OK for Tshirt prints?

Replies: 10

Views: 3646

I have tried most makers of transfer material for t-shirts. Siser's Colorprint is ok but very thick and plastic looking. Chemica has rolls called NewPrint which is extremely thin, and prints really good without too much effort, and is even better once heat applied to t-shirts. I use application tape...

Sat Mar 27, 2004 10:24 am

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: LASER PRINTING - CUT MARKS

Replies: 8

Views: 1935

SP-300 is rolands versacamm which has an optical eye...the thing I dont know is what type of marks it can read..As for software I would have to use CorelDraw, I would prefer Illustrator but I haven't seen an option to do regmarks on it. Corel has its own print window where you can tell it to print c...

Tue Mar 23, 2004 3:42 pm

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: LASER PRINTING - CUT MARKS

Replies: 8

Views: 1935

LASER PRINTING - CUT MARKS

Does anyone know how I could print on a laser printer with cut marks so that an sp-300 can read these and vut the printed image ? Is there a plugin for illustrator /photoshop/corel or will it simply "read" any standard crop mark ?

Thanks

Iosif

Wed Feb 18, 2004 10:46 am

Forum: Sublimation Printing

Topic: Pressing tiles

Replies: 3

Views: 1348

Thank you Alex .
I managed to print two tiles with excellent results...
I also got some mousepads (fabric top) how long do these need ?I did them in relatively short time 12 secs and they came out washed out...

Any help is appreciated

Thank you
Iosif

Tue Feb 17, 2004 9:59 am

Forum: Sublimation Printing

Topic: Pressing tiles

Replies: 3

Views: 1348

Pressing tiles

Hello Does anybody know how not to break tiles when using a heat press? Trying to print sublimation tiles they do print very well but never in one piece. I put them face up with a layer of silicone both under and over it (1 mil thick) temp. 200 Celsius for 3 minutes. (the tiles are from Listawood) I...

Fri Feb 06, 2004 8:06 am

Forum: Roland Printers

Topic: VERSACAMM - should it do this?

Replies: 158

Views: 103425

The mangle idea sounds good, is that thing similar to a printing press used in etching (big rollers where print and plate go through?)

Iosif

Thu Feb 05, 2004 10:45 pm

Forum: Roland Printers

Topic: VERSACAMM - should it do this?

Replies: 158

Views: 103425

Hello everyone, I too have the same abrasion problem with prints originated from a versacamm machine. It does happen more on specific materials though. This is generally ok for most stuff BUT occassionally I need to protect the prints somehow. Would it be possible to lay clear vinyl on top of the pr...

Thu Feb 05, 2004 10:22 pm

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: mirror ?

Replies: 4

Views: 1377

you are right I did have it all set up as Rotech 's site recommendations and that is why I did not need anything else. The way I did it I was doing mirroring twice so it went back normal... Thank you for your help... Did my first tests today and although not perfect alignment the image quality is re...

Wed Feb 04, 2004 4:01 pm

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: mirror ?

Replies: 4

Views: 1377

mirror ?

i am having a go at dye sublimation. I use an epson 950 and haven 't managed to find a mirror print function on the driver itself...I tried reversing it horizontally in photoshop and then printing it but even on the print preview window the image is turned again (no mirror). Did the same with corel ...

Sat Jan 31, 2004 3:51 pm

Forum: Roland Printers

Topic: banding on versacamm

Replies: 11

Views: 10168

Well, The technician was amazed to see how bad my test print was. He advised that it is possibly head strikes that caused the banding on prints, missing/jagged lines on a simple test print. He then performed a cleaning operation on the heads themselves with the cleaning liquid by Roland. (Opened the...

Wed Jan 28, 2004 7:07 pm

Forum: Roland Printers

Topic: banding on versacamm

Replies: 11

Views: 10168

no there are lines missing when I do a test print, it's not the feed that is wrong...I am expecting a technician tommorow.
Cleaning has not helped much, quite frankly it is TOO soon to have this kind of problem

Thanks for your help

Iosif

Wed Jan 28, 2004 10:55 am

Forum: Roland Printers

Topic: banding on versacamm

Replies: 11

Views: 10168

banding on versacamm

I am having banding problems with my versacamm. I thought it was an image config. issue but did several test prints (from the front panel button so no software involved) several cleaning cycles, heavy, medium opened the machine as well to perform a manual cleaning iwth the kit included. Still I get ...

Wed Jan 21, 2004 11:36 pm

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: postscript laser

Replies: 10

Views: 2597

In Greece it 's 1300 +vat for the basic 5300 model
It is quite a bit cheaper 300euros at least in the UK which is nice ! The only thing is transport really . Thakns for the tip anyway I'll see if I can get a quote on transport fees

Thanks
Iosif

Tue Jan 20, 2004 9:09 pm

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: postscript laser

Replies: 10

Views: 2597

thank you everyone !

I should be going for the postscript model as I do need to have as high quality as possible.
Thanks again

Iosif

Mon Jan 19, 2004 11:34 pm

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: postscript laser

Replies: 10

Views: 2597

postscript laser

I am planning to buy an OKi laser Printer. They come in 2 models the 5100 which is a windows printer and the 5300 which is a postscript one.
Can anybody explain the difference? Do I need the postscript feature?

Thanks
Iosif

Fri Jan 16, 2004 9:07 pm

Forum: Roland Printers

Topic: Roland PC-600 / PC-12 for apparel printing

Replies: 12

Views: 4745

Hello everyone Just a quick note to let you know that I m using a versacamm for t-shirt printing. (as well as other things-still finding new materials to print on). The transfer material I use is SISER's Colorprint orColorprint Extra for Nylon/Leather e.t.c. Siser recommends washing up to 50 Celsius...

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