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Barcelona Division Technical Marketing Department CP HP DesignJet Technical Training Basic Training: Module 1.CP99 HP DesignJet

Barcelona Division Technical Marketing Department

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HP DesignJet Technical Training

Basic Training: Module 1.CP99

HP DesignJet CP Series Printers Fall 99 update.

23 pages

  • 1. Starwheels tracking removal project

  • 2. New firmware release introduction

  • 3. New media products

  • 4. Fast Start Up option

  • 5. Firmware history

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Objective:

To introduce the Fall 99 enhancements to the HP DesignJet CP series printers, which are:

• Starwheels project • New firmware release introduction • New media available • Fast Start Up feature • CP printers firmware history

 
 
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DesignJet CP printers Fall’99 update

 
 
  • 1. Starwheels tracking removal project

 
  • 2. New firmware release introduction

  • 3. New media products

  • 4. Fast Start Up option

  • 5. Firmware history

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Contents

Starwheels tracking fix project CP 1.1 Mechanism functionality 1.2 Rollover strategy 1.3 Starwheels Kit Slide 3
Starwheels tracking fix project
CP
1.1
Mechanism functionality
1.2
Rollover strategy
1.3
Starwheels Kit
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1.1 Mechanism functionality (1 of 4) CP Printers media path (side view) Starwheel released CP Concept
1.1 Mechanism functionality (1 of 4) CP Printers media path (side view) Starwheel released CP Concept
  • 1.1 Mechanism functionality (1 of 4)

CP Printers media path (side view)

Starwheel released
Starwheel
released
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Concept design:

The Starwheel-Overdrive media tracking system can be substituted by the correct level of media tension when using Non-paper base media's

   
 

Media Tension

1.1 Mechanism functionality (1 of 4) CP Printers media path (side view) Starwheel released CP Concept
1.1 Mechanism functionality (2 of 4) CP New Bail assembly Starwheels Up Starwheels Down Detail Release
1.1
Mechanism functionality (2 of 4)
CP
New Bail assembly
Starwheels
Up
Starwheels
Down
Detail
Release mechanism
activated by the carriage
assembly
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1.1

Mechanism functionality (3 of 4)

 

Using the media tensioner

Using the Take Up Reel

 
  • l Media waste between prints

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Strongly recommended

  • l User intervention required.

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Solution Maximum performance.

l

Unattended printing

Unattended printing
Tubular Media tensioner Slide 6 29-June-99
Tubular Media tensioner
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1.1

Mechanism functionality (4 of 4)

 
 
 

FULL MENUS Device setup ->

New Front Panel option:

 
l New firmware release contains ‘Starwheels Up/Down’ option
  • l New firmware release contains ‘Starwheels Up/Down’ option

 

DEVICE SETUP Starwheels -> UP

  • l Not available for paper based media (Coated

 

media’s) to prevent printhead crashes

 

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1.2

Rollover details (2 of 2)

 

Future Customers

 

l

Solution roll into Manufacturing production lines by end of June’99

(expected new printers end-user availability by end of August’99)

Current Installed Base

Type A: Normal Interlaced Refill

l

l

User Maximum installable performance kit free of solution charge available needs Take for Up those Reel customers that have

expressed significant dissatisfaction on starwheel tracking.

 

l

Kit only available through HP Support Organization after troubleshooting

& filtering process (documented via Service Note by end of July’99)

 

l

Expected Kit availability by end of July’99

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1.2

Rollover details (1 of 2)

 

Guidelines

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Maximum performance solution needs Take Up Reel

 

l

Customers have to contact HP Care Centers to obtain the kit

l

Starwheels kit only solves starwheel tracking issue (No other printer

improvements associated).

End User activities: Focus on Print Service Providers

Type A: Normal Interlaced Refill

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CPCs and DesignJet Online registered PSPs will be proactively contacted

Maximum performance solution needs Take Up Reel

(e-mail) about solution availability

 

Support & Sales Channel activities

l

Presentation delivered in all incoming training events

l

Reseller News articles

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1.3

Starwheels Kit (1 of 2)

 

Customer

installable

1 3 2 Instructions
1
3
2
Instructions

4

Kit content

  • 1. Bail assembly

  • 2. Localized installation instructions

plus User’s guide addendum

  • 3. Firmware SIMM module

 
  • 4. Tubular media tensioner

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Starwheels Upgrade kit
Starwheels
Upgrade kit
Starwheels Upgrade kit

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1.3

Starwheels Kit (2 of 2): Installation

 

process

  • l The Kit contains comprehensive user documentation: Kit Installation

 

Instructions and User’s guide addendum

 
  • l VERY EASY to install (Only takes 15 to 20 minutes)

 

Old Bail removal

Firmware SIMM installation

 

No screws only plastic pins

No screws only plastic pins New Bail installation
No screws only plastic pins New Bail installation

New Bail installation

No screws only plastic pins New Bail installation
No screws only plastic pins New Bail installation
No screws only plastic pins New Bail installation

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2. New firmware release introduction

 

A.04.06 firmware release: Main features

 
  • l Retractable Starwheels support

  • l New media support

  • l Fast Start Up Option

  • l Pattern halftone activated

 

The Pattern halftone option is now supported by the firmware. Recommended for line drawings and available through the Windows and AutoCAD driver interface.

NOTE: Remember that since A.04.05 firmware release there is only 1 SIMM module common for all CP platforms (DJ2X00CP and DJ3X00CP)

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3. New media option support (1 of 5) High Gloss Photo Heavy Coated Vinyl No supported
3. New media option support (1 of 5) High Gloss Photo Heavy Coated Vinyl No supported

3. New media option support (1 of 5)

High Gloss Photo

Heavy Coated

Vinyl

No supported

Semi Gloss Photo

Imaging Print Mode

New media options available

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There are not new print modes developed but current print modes which support the new media options and relabeled in the front panel accordingly

New media options and Print Modes used

New Media Name

 

UV Print Mode

Paper Based Semi Gloss

 

No supported

Banners with Tyvek

   

Colorfast Adhesive Vinyl

 

UV Custom A

Studio Canvas

 

UV Custom A

3. New media option support (1 of 5) High Gloss Photo Heavy Coated Vinyl No supported
3. New media products (2 of 5) CP HP Paper & Film Always clear, always sharp
3. New media products (2 of 5)
CP
HP Paper & Film
Always clear,
always sharp
HP DesignJet Colorfast Adhesive Vinyl
Product features
l
Presentation Quality vinyl that has pressured sensitive adhesive
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Sticks where you want it, for as long as you need it, without
cracking or peeling
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The white-matte finish makes your colors snap and brings you
photos to life
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3. New media products (3 of 5) CP HP Paper & Film Always clear, always sharp
3. New media products (3 of 5)
CP
HP Paper & Film
Always clear,
always sharp
HP DesignJet Studio Canvas
Product features
l
Textured, natural-colored, high gloss printing material
l
Works with HP DesignJet CP UV and Imaging Ink Systems to
create professional-quality reproductions of the fine art printing
and photographs.
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3. New media products (4 of 5) HP Paper & Film 914mm DesignJet 12.2 m 40
3. New media products (4 of 5) HP Paper & Film 914mm DesignJet 12.2 m 40

3. New media products (4 of 5)

HP Paper & Film

3. New media products (4 of 5) HP Paper & Film 914mm DesignJet 12.2 m 40
914mm DesignJet 12.2 m 40 ft 12.2 m 40 ft 1372mm 54 in C6777A C6775A 36
914mm
DesignJet
12.2 m
40 ft
12.2 m
40 ft
1372mm
54 in
C6777A
C6775A
36 in
Printer
Length
Roll
Product # and
Size
always sharp
3000/3500CP
DesignJet
10.7 m
35 ft
35 ft
1372mm
54 in
C6773A
914mm
36 in
C6771A
3000/3500CP
10.7 m
Always clear,
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Product Name

   

Compatibility

HP DesignJet

     

Colorfast

2000/ 2500CP

Adhesive Vinyl

Dye and UV Inks

HP DesignJet

     

Studio Canvas

2000/ 2500CP

Dye and UV Inks

3. New media products (4 of 5) HP Paper & Film 914mm DesignJet 12.2 m 40
3. New media products: Support issues (5 of 5) CP HP Paper & Film Always clear,
3. New media products: Support
issues (5 of 5)
CP
HP Paper & Film
Always clear,
always sharp
HP DesignJet Studio Canvas
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Use of printer’s cutter is not supported - can cause damage to the printer
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Skew tolerance must be set to OFF to properly load media
HP DesignJet Colorfast Adhesive vinyl
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Print should be handled care as scratching may occur with rough handling
l
Pinchwheel marks may be visible when printing in high humidity
environments
l
Color maps are not optimized, ICC color maps will be available soon on
DesignJet Online web site
l
To reduce the chance of bleed in secondary colors, reduce ink levels from
200% to 180% density (example: 90%C + 90%M = Blue)
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4. New Fast Start Up option (1 of 2)

 
 
  • l New front panel option allows the user to skip the Printhead alignment whenever the media type is changed

l New front panel option allows the user to skip the Printhead alignment whenever the media
  • l Specially oriented for customers who trade-off Print Quality Vs Speed

CP printers Writing System calibrations

 
 

Printhead Alignment

Close Loop Color

Printhead Check

CP 4. New Fast Start Up option (1 of 2) l New front panel option allows
CP 4. New Fast Start Up option (1 of 2) l New front panel option allows
CP 4. New Fast Start Up option (1 of 2) l New front panel option allows

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4. New Fast Start Up option: Front

 

panel messages (2 of 2)

Calibrations pending

  • l Whenever the calibration is skip the front panel displays a reminder asterisk

 

STATUS

*

Ready

  • l Calibrations pending can be performed by

 

selecting a single option ‘Calibrations now’

 

Perform calibrations

  • l In order to obtain the maximum ‘start-up’

FULL MENUS Image Quality ->

performance the Color Calibration and Printhead Check has to be manually disabled as well.

 
(Printhead Check = OFF, Color Calibration = OFF)

(Printhead Check = OFF, Color Calibration = OFF)

 

IMAGE QUALITY

Calibrations now

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5. DJ2X00CP Firmware History (1 of 2)

 

A.01.05

 
A.01.05 Product introduction Spring’97

Product introduction Spring’97

A.01.07

 

A.02.08

A.02.08 UV inks support introduction Fall’97
A.02.08 UV inks support introduction Fall’97

UV inks support introduction Fall’97

A.02.16

IDS troubleshooting improvement: new front panel messages

IDS troubleshooting improvement: new front panel messages

A.04.05

 
  • Main features

 
 

Same SIMM module for all the CP platform • TUR support DJ2X00CP • Refill types leverage DJ2X00CP • Nesting spacing option

A.04.06

 
  • Current firmware release at June’99

 

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5. DJ3X00CP Firmware History (2 of 2)

 

A.03.31

  • Product introduction Spring’98

 

A.04.05

A.04.05

Main features

Same SIMM module for all the CP platform • Nesting spacing option

A.04.06

  • Current Firmware release at June’99

 

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5. Firmware upgrade strategy

 
 

Firmware deployment:

 
 

Í DJ2000CP & DJ3000CP:

FW kit includes 1 SIMM + instructions

Í DJ2500CP & DJ3500CP:

Customer

installable

FW Kit includes 2 SIMM (FW+PS 8.1.01 ) + instructions

 

DJ2000CP

DJ3000CP

Installation instructions
Installation
instructions
DJ2000CP DJ3000CP Installation instructions DJ2500CP Installation instructions

DJ2500CP

Installation instructions
Installation
instructions
DJ2000CP DJ3000CP Installation instructions DJ2500CP Installation instructions

DJ3500CP

 
FW Kit
FW Kit
FW Kit
FW Kit

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NOTE: The connectivity CD-ROM (C6240-60011) containing UV color maps has been removed from the kit but it is still available as a separate spare part in case is needed

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