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HP DesignJet 1050C and 1055CM User's The HP-GL 2 and HP RTL Reference Guide The Product Comparison Guide for HP-GL 2 JetDirect EIO Network Cards 10Base-T Latest versions of the following were shipped with the 1055CM HP DesignJet PostScript Driver for Power Macintosh and Macintosh HP DesignJet PostScript Driver for Microsoft Windows HP-GL 2 Windows Driver HP DesignJet HP-GL 2 and HP RTL AutoCAD driver. NOTE For details of the latest version available, please visit the Hewlett Packard web site at...

Service Manual

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Problems with printing lines

When you look at the image you have printed there are Missing or faint lines Printed text having missing parts to them. Shown below are examples of what you might see if you have problems with printing lines. Missing parts of text this should say TEST C6074284 Straight lines have missing sections 1 Go to the printer submenu and press Enter. 2 Go to Utilities Recover Printheads. 3 Select the printhead color which has the problem. The printer will try to 'Recover' the defective printhead. If you...

Glossary

D, E application The software you use to create your drawings. APS A standard for the parallel interface between computer and device. Losing part of a drawing at the edges. CMYK Cyan, magenta, yellow and black. The colors of the printer's four inks, and also a standard color model. Paper coated on one side for inkjet printing. A value or condition that is assumed if no other value or condition is specified. An external item connected to the computer printer,...

Ink Delivery System IDS

The Ink Delivery System (IDS) delivers ink under pressure from the large capacity off-axis ink cartridges via permanently connected tubes to the high throughput printheads for the HP DesignJet 1050C and 1055CM Printers The IDS consists of five major subsystems The Ink Supply Station (ISS). The Air Pressurization System (APS). The Ink Level Sensing (ILS). The Leak Detect System (LDS). In the Printer, the ink cartridges reside inside the ink supply station (ISS). This module is situated on the...

Printer Specifications

Four colors cyan, magenta, yellow and black. 600 dpi, 12.0 kHz (Cyan, Magenta, Yellow). 12.0 kHz (Black). Cyan, magenta, yellow, each containing 175cc or 350cc of ink Black contains 350cc of ink. The maximum length depends on the amount of memory the printer has. Thin natural tracing paper (greater than 70 g m2) From time to time, new paper types may become available. For up-to-date information, please contact your HP dealer or our web site www.designjet-online.hp.com. Also see the Supplies...

Carriage Assembly

Carriage Assembly (Includes Carriage Height Tool, Cutter Assembly and Line Sensor) Cutter Assembly (Includes Screw and Washer) Trailing Cable (Includes Nye Oil, Trailing Cable Clip, Cover Cap, Trailing Ferrite and Ferrite Pincer) Carriage Height Tool (Also Included with the Carriage Assembly)

The printer was in when you discovered the problem use the same media and the same print mode

1 Ensure that the paper you have selected in the front panel is the same paper that you have loaded. 2 Perform the Printhead Alignment Calibration. 4 If you have printed your image in Normal or Draft mode and it is not acceptable to you, re-print it in Best mode. Check the front panel and driver selection to make sure that Best mode is selected. 5 Go to the printer submenu and press Enter. 6 Go to Utilities Test Prints Print Quality and press Enter. 7 The printer will print a diagnostic test...

Problems with the Vacuum

If you have problems loading either Roll or Sheet Media, then there could be a problem with the Vacuum Fan. To verify if there really is a problem with the Vacuum Fan, try the following 1 With the Printer ON, open the Window of the Printer and place a sheet of HP High Gloss Photo Paper must be D-Size , aligned with the blue lines on the Center Platen. If the Vacuum Fan holds the sheet in place, and then loads it correctly, then the Vacuum Fan functions correctly. If the Vacuum Fan does not hold...