Monthly Archives: October 2011

Color Matching – Evolis Printers

Background: Dye Sublimation printers use 3 colors, Yellow, Magenta, and Cyan to create the spectrum of colors whereas a computer monitor uses red, green, and blue. Different printers print different colors and densities: The results you may see when printing … Continue reading

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Wrong Ribbon Error – DTC5xx

A wrong ribbon error is most likely caused by the ribbon type being incorrectly set in the print driver. Take the following steps to change the ribbon type in your Fargo DTC5xx print driver: Go to your printers and faxes … Continue reading

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Print Head Warranty – Evolis Printers

Evolis must evaluate a print head to determine if there is physical damage or a mechanical failure. A Technical Test card must be printed and be shipped with the print head. If you have exceeded the maximum number of inserted … Continue reading

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Lamination Self Test – Fargo DTC5xx-LC

Take the following steps to run a test print with lamination: Ensure that you have cards, ribbon, and laminate properly loaded Press the menu button on the front panel of the printer Select print test image Use the down arrow … Continue reading

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Important Evolis Escape Commands

Evolis escape commands are used to: Adjust internal parameters Read internal parameters Develop application Syntax Each command start with a CAPITAL letter The separator characters is semicolon (;) The following are useful Evolis escape commands: Sa       Perform a self adjustment … Continue reading

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Self Test – Magicard Rio2E

Take the following steps to print a test card with a Magicard Rio 2E: Ensure that you have cards and ribbon properly loaded Press the small black button on the back of the printer A self test will initiate A … Continue reading

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Evolis Quantum won’t communicate

If your Quantum won’t communicate, take the following steps Ensure that your printer is turned on and plugged into your computer Make sure that there is not a print job stuck in the print queue Check to make sure the … Continue reading

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Self Test – Fargo HDP5000

Take the following steps to run a self test: Fargo HDP5000 Select Options Select Menu Press Select Select Print to print an alignment card or press next to choose a different self test  

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Sensor Calibration – Fargo PRO-LX

Take the following steps to calibrate the ribbon and lamination sensors: Go to your printers and faxes folder Right click on the PRO-LX printer and choose printing preferences Click on the Calibrate tab Click on the Sensors tab Follow the … Continue reading

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Fargo DTC300 won’t communicate

If your Fargo DTC300 won’t communicate, take the following steps: Ensure that your printer is turned on and plugged into your computer Check to make sure the USB port on the printer is not loose or broken Try a different … Continue reading

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