Conditions for Each Adjustment

This section includes each adjustment that is required after repairing or replacing specific parts used in the Stylus C70/80. Some of the adjustments have the specified order to perform, depending on the contents of the adjustment. Therefore, observe the points shown under the heading "CAUTION" in below and perform the adjustments properly in the correct order, referring to Table 5-1.

CAUTION

When adjusting the printer, be sure to refer to Table 5-1 to check

I for all the necessary adjustment items and perform them in the correct order. Failure to do so many directly affect to print 0 quality adversely.

■ In this printer, since the head fixing plate is secured by 2 screws, observe the instruction in this manual to perform the head angle adjustment.

■ The C++ language used in the adjustment program only applies to the PCs within run Win95, Win98. Therefore, be sure to run Win95 or Win98 to use the adjustment program, since if other types of PCs such as Macintosh or the one that does not support bi-directional communication system are used, the program does not run properly and adjustments can not be made.

■ When performing initial ink charge forcefully using active cartridge, it may possibly be occurred ink out error on the way of its working. In this this, please once more try the same operation after replacing to new ink cartridge.

■ Before clearing the waste ink pad counter using the adjustment program, make sure the waste ink pads have been replaced in advance. Lack of this operation may case the ink to leak from the lower case.

rabie 5-1. Actions Taken and Corresponding Adjustment in Order

Actions Taken

Step

Corresponding adjustment required

1

Turn on the printer, and make the ink out (cartridge out) error occur.

2

Setup the adjustment program. (Refer to Section 5.2.1.)

3

Input the "Head ID". (Refer to Section 5.2.2.)

Print Head replacement

4

Perform "Ink Charge operation" using the adjustment program. (Refer to Section 5.2.3.)

5

Perform "Head Angle adjustment" using the adjustment program. (Refer to Section 5.2.4.)

6

Perform "Bi-D adjustment" using the adjustment program. (Refer to Section 5.2.5.)

7

Perform "PF adjustment" using the adjustment program. (Refer to Section 5.2.6.)

1

Check current "USB ID" from the previous main board using the adjustment program and memo, (if you will) (Refer to Section 5.2.7.)

2

After replacement to main board, turn on the printer, and make the stand-by condition recover.

3

Setup the adjustment program. (Refer to Section 5.2.1.)

C424 Main-B board

4

Input the "USB ID". (In case if you could readout USB ID at step 1.) or Input 10-digits serial number. (In case if you couldn't readout USB ID at step 1.) (Refer to Section 5.2.7.)

replacement

5

Perform "EEPROM initialization" using the adjustment program. (Refer to Section 5.2.8.)

6

Input the "Head ID" using the adjustment program. (Refer to Section 5.2.2.)

7

Perform "Bi-D adjustment" using the adjustment program. (Refer to Section 5.2.5.)

8

Perform "PF adjustment" using the adjustment program. (Refer to Section 5.2.6)

Table 5-1. Actions Taken and Corresponding Adjustment in Order

No.

Actions Taken

Step

Corresponding adjustment required

3

Carriage shaft replacement or cleaning

1

Perform the "Platen Gap" adjustment. (Refer to Section 5.2.9.)

2

Setup the adjustment program. (Refer to Section 5.2.1.)

3

Perform "Head Angle adjustment" using the adjustment program.f Refer to Section 5.2.4.)

4

Perform "Bi-D adjustment" using the adjustment program. (Refer to Section 5.2.5.)

5

Perform "PF adjustment" using the adjustment program. (Refer to Section 5.2.6.)

4

replacement or some of parts ( * 1 ) concerning paper feed system replacement

1

Setup the adjustment program. (Refer to Section 5.2.1.)

2

Perform "Bi-D adjustment" using the adjustment program. (Refer to Section 5.2.5.)

3

Perform "PF adjustment" using the adjustment program. (Refer to Section 5.2.6.)

5

Clogged nozzle Recovery

1

Setup the adjustment program. (Refer to Section 5.2.1.)

2

Perform "Head cleaning" using adjustment program.

Note: If it has no effect, advance to next step.

3

Perform "Ink Charge" using adjustment program. (Refer to Section 5.2.3)

6

Waste ink pad Replacement

1

Setup the adjustment program. (Refer to Section 5.2.1.)

2

Replace the waste ink pad

3

Clear the current protection counter to zero by using "Clear the protection counter values" function on the adjustment program. (Refer to Section 5.2.11.)

7

CR motor replacement

1

Setup the adjustment program. (Refer to Section 5.2.1.)

2

Perform "Bi-D adjustment" using the adjustment program. (Refer to Section 5.2.5.)

NOTE: (*1 ):Some of parts concerning paper feed system is, for example 1) PF motor, 2) PF roller, 3) one of gear on ASF.

NOTE: In addition to above adjustment items, this chapter mention more adjustment items and its details at your convenience.

1. A4 Normal Paper Printing

2. Page Counter Readout

3. Carriage Pass Counter Readout

3. EEPROM data (Read/Write)

4. Refurbishment for DOA

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