• Kiran Otter's Avatar
    11 Hours Ago
    Kiran Otter replied to a thread HP Z3200 in HP
    The part where the rear bushing rubs does. If that's somehow bent... that would be tough to fix. Kiran
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    19 Hours Ago
    Kiran Otter replied to a thread HP Z3200 in HP
    I would also remove the starwheel assembly and check for broken starwheels. If the paper isn't being advanced under the starwheels evenly, it may be...
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    20 Hours Ago
    Kiran Otter replied to a thread HP Z3200 in HP
    I thought of something else. There is the 'full bleed foam'.. it's this black strip of foam pressed into the area between the roller and the...
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    1 Day Ago
    Kiran Otter replied to a thread HP Z3200 in HP
    Yeah, I would expect it to be even across the paper, but I would check the rear bushing nonetheless. Kiran
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    2 Days Ago
    Kiran Otter replied to a thread HP Z3200 in HP
    Looks to me like something is under the carriage and being dragged across the paper. Take out the print heads and see if you see anything down in...
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    2 Days Ago
    Kiran Otter replied to a thread Designjet 4500ps paper jams in HP
    Btw, I'm pretty sure you can get at the main roller by releasing the small lock levers on either side, then you can pull the upper assembly (above...
    6 replies | 166 view(s)
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    2 Days Ago
    Kiran Otter replied to a thread Designjet 4500ps paper jams in HP
    Could be an environmental thing, sure. What do you clean them with? Even on the 4500 with the roll drawers, the black spindle end can still break...
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    3 Days Ago
    Kiran Otter replied to a thread Designjet 4500ps paper jams in HP
    All I can say is, I've never had to clean the main roller, on any Designjet. If the paper isn't feeding straight through, make sure the spindle the...
    6 replies | 166 view(s)
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    4 Days Ago
    If you removed the service station (assuming you did while replacing the belt) make sure you have it installed correctly. It needs to slide in on...
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    4 Days Ago
    It's probably the encoder strip. theengel is exactly correct; check it for bare spots. See this post: What a damaged encoder strip looks like...
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    5 Days Ago
    Kiran Otter replied to a thread HP Designjet T2300 in HP
    Is the printer making a constant clicking noise? Turn the power off and remove all of the print heads. Turn the printer back on. It should...
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    5 Days Ago
    Kiran Otter replied to a thread [Jamming] hp dj T790 in HP
    Yeah, exactly what I had. Thanks for the update! Kiran
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    5 Days Ago
    Kiran Otter replied to a thread [Jamming] hp dj T790 in HP
    Any update on this, 1stcavvet? I'm curious what you found. Kiran
    9 replies | 325 view(s)
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    1 Week Ago
    Kiran Otter replied to a thread compatible toner in HP
    I had a HP 2600n that lasted me 10 years.. until I put Verbatim 3rd party toner cartridges in it. First the yellow one dumped toner all over the...
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    3 Weeks Ago
    Kiran Otter replied to a thread HP 1055cm no magenta in HP
    Thanks for following up.. that's interesting that it was the main PCA. The only thing I'd note (and I could be wrong.. going by memory..) is that...
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  • Kiran Otter's Avatar
    3 Weeks Ago
    In the Setup menu, there's an option for Printer Information. Choose View.. and then scroll down past the ink usage. Kiran
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    3 Weeks Ago
    By the way, you can view the printer information through the front panel, and see what the various usage percentages are. Unfortunately it's not...
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    3 Weeks Ago
    Are you sure about that error? Was it possibly 79:04? That's a generic firmware error, meaning 'something went wrong but I don't know what'. It...
    6 replies | 297 view(s)
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    3 Weeks Ago
    Kiran Otter replied to a thread [Jamming] hp dj T790 in HP
    Also, note the correct position for the belt as it threads in the carriage.
    9 replies | 325 view(s)
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    3 Weeks Ago
    Kiran Otter replied to a thread [Jamming] hp dj T790 in HP
    Wow, I had this EXACT problem recently. I thought it was something to do with the belt so I started to replace it. When I removed the carriage, I...
    9 replies | 325 view(s)
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About Kiran Otter
Real Name:
Kiran Otter
Country:
United States
State/County:
us florida
Biography:
Migrated from 30 years of IT into repairing and supporting HP Designjet printers. Now have my own business, covering most of South Florida.
Interests:
Technology, otters, etc.
Occupation:
Designjet Repair dot com
What Year Did You Start in this Industry:
1998
Favorite Manufacturer:
HP
Most Hated Brand:
To hate is unhealthy.
What was the first machine you worked on:
Designjet 750C, 330, 200
Last machine you were formally trained on:
HP Designjet T/Z Series
Gender:
Male

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