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Blurry prints

eaddesigns

New Member

I purchased a SP-300v about a month ago and my prints look blurry.

This is a used machine but i still have warranty on it.
It doesn’t matter what media ,profile or quality I print on it has the same result.

We did replace the BK/CY print head but didn’t help any.
I'm new to the digital world and it is very frustrating .
I'm not sure what I'm doing wrong.



 

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Can't see much on your images. Blurry printing can be caused by several things, including printheads that are not calibrated/ aligned, dirty/ scratched encoder strip or sensor, or nozzle problems (deflections).
 

eaddesigns

New Member
they walked me through installing the new head , and doing all the alignments,etc. i did see another post on the encoder strip and cleaned that.
maybe this closeup is a better picture.
 

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slangsc

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I think what you are seeing is the resolution of the printer - the physical dots. What setting are you printing with? Looks like some kind of low res print setting.
 

eaddesigns

New Member
the horse was done on standard quality (720x720) and the sign was done on high quality (1080x1080)

i have even tried just printing a solid square and it looks the same
 

briankb

Premium Subscriber
I don't have this printer but is there a built in function on it to do a test print of some kind? try that and post a pic.
 

eaddesigns

New Member
this is a test print from versaworks on high quality and the one from the printer
 

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Gino

Premium Subscriber
After looking at the test prints... it appears to have something to do with the quality of the information you are sending to the rip.

There's an old saying... 'Garbage in... Garbage out.

I believe you need to work on your skills a little there. The 300 is capable of better output and your test print proves that.
 

eaddesigns

New Member
I totally agree with you I have a lot to learn.
This fourm is awesome and have really appreciated all the help and knowledge that others have shared.
 
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