How do laser&inkjet printers work?

You probably know that two most common types of printers for office and home use inkjet and laser. Though still might come across old matrix printers that are mostly used in banks.Both laser and inkjet printers have their advantages and disadvantages.

Laser Printer

Laser printers include not only laser but also contain rotating cylinder coated with photosensitive electrically charged material and series of mirrors. When you are sending a document to a laser printer, laser light is reflected by the mirrors on to the cylinder which neutralizes electric charges in specific areas.

Thanks to the rotation of both cylinder and the mirrors, as well as the lasers are turning on and off at precisely correct moments the areas hit by the laser correspond to the actual print. So when the toner particles hit the cylinder they only stick to the areas exposed to the laser light, because the toner itself has an electrical charge too.

Then a sheet of paper is pressed against the cylinder and the toner is transferred through the paper using heat which fuses a toner to it. That is why pages right from the laser printer are always warm.

Due to the precision of the laser these kinds of printers are great for producing crisp and clear text.

Inkjet printer

The other printer type – the inkjet printer, which uses a very different technology. This type of the printer uses liquid ink instead of solid toner particles.

In consumer models, inside of the very expensive cartridges. ink is heated with the electrical charge to vaporize an extremely small amount of ink and form a bubble on the nozzle. The bubble then collapses and the pressure difference pulls a droplet of ink out of the cartridge and on the paper.

Because the internal procedures of the inkjet printer are more simple than the ones of laser printers, they intend to be much cheaper. It is fact that inkjet cannot print as quickly as laser printers, however they can give much better print quality of the photos. So this technology will be the right choice for those who are looking to print their images from DSLR or phone at home.

On the other hand, lots of wide-format inkjet printer owners were disappointed by their printer’s reliability. This is partially caused by extra small moving parts can break. The small nozzles that were mentioned before can clog easily.

Another confusing thing about the inkjet printers is the business model of their manufacturers. The printers themselves are frequently sold for the price that is lower than their cost. That is why the ink usually refills cost a lot. Some manufactures program microchips inside of the cartridges to request ink refill even when the cartridge is not empty.

But the things are getting changed slowly. You can find alternative systems that can be integrated to your printer instead of the cartridges.

What is the reason for the lack of color in inkjet printer drawing?

Various faults may occur in the operation of an inkjet printer, or it may be caused by various reasons. For example, if there is a lack of color or an image is incorrect during printing, what should I do? What caused it? According to the years of experience of the sales personnel of the Feiyue sublimation inkjet printer, the following analysis is as follows:

1. In the case where the print settings are correct, the display color is deviated from the actual print color. Since the display and the photo machine use different techniques to represent color, namely RGB mode and YMCK mode, the actual printed color cannot be fully matched to the color represented on the display.

2. The ink is set to “black” in the inkjet printer driver. Modify the settings to “Color”.

3. The media settings do not match the actual print media used. You should modify the print media settings in the driver or replace the matching print media.

4. The ink level of the ink cartridge is low, and the ink of one or more colors is empty. Check the ink cartridges to determine if you need to replace the ink cartridges.

5. The media is facing down. The print media should be placed correctly at this point, taking care that the print side is facing up.

6. The midtones and mode selection do not match the file type. The mode settings do affect many other settings in the driver; the midtone settings determine how the printer sprays ink drops onto the print media; if not properly set, it can cause color deviations.

7. The large-format inkjet printer print head is dirty, and the individual nozzles are not inked. The nozzle should be cleaned at this time.

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How to solve the problem of garbled images in wide format inkjet printers?

Wide-format inkjet printers always have more or less problems during use, such as wire breakage, image misalignment, ghosting, and color cast. So if there is garbled drawing, what should I do?

There are several reasons why images may be garbled:

1. There is a problem with the USB cable. You can check if the USB cable is plugged in or replace a USB cable.

2. Inkjet printer motherboard memory problem, you can turn off the inkjet printer and then re-plug the memory module on the motherboard, and then restart the printer to detect whether the map can be played normally;

3. Static problems, general static problems may also cause misalignment and ghosting. Therefore, when using a wide-format inkjet printer, be sure to insert the grounding wire to avoid the problems caused by static interference.

4. If it is a garbled phenomenon of a certain color, it may be that there is a problem with the print head of the color, and the print head can be cleaned or replaced.

5. The print software buffer space on the computer is not enough to cause garbled graphics, and generally do not use the computer excessively when plotting, and this computer does not install anti-virus software as much as possible to avoid some computer and inkjet printer drivers. conflict.

What is the length of the large format printer life?(part1)

The large format color inkjet printer is both a fine mechanical device and a complex electronic device. It is equivalent to a mechanical plotter and a high-end computer. There are precise printheads in its internal structure, so avoid mechanical shocks and vibrations, as well as avoid dust in the air. Complex electronic components such as CPUs, memory, and hard disks are not only sensitive to static electricity, but also avoid contact with moist air. In addition, the user’s use and basic maintenance in use are also factors that determine whether the large-format inkjet printer can work normally and be used for a long time. Here are a few comments for the majority of users.

Make large format color inkjet printers work optimally

The large format color inkjet printer is a relatively expensive and sophisticated instrument that must be made to work at its best when it is capable of printing beautiful large format color images. The important condition for keeping it in the best printing state for a long time is to operate according to the chapter and maintain it. Although the use of large format color inkjet printers is not complicated, users still need to develop the habit of strictly following the instructions to complete the operation.

1. To develop the correct switch machine habits

For the user, the switch is the simplest operation, but it is also the most important maintenance measure. There are many control buttons on the printer panel, and there is also a power switch. The power switch is not directly connected to the external power supply, but controls the external power supply through its own related control. The printer has to perform system initialization every time it is turned on or off. These initialization tasks include positioning and resetting of the print head and printing paper, detecting whether the top cover of the printer panel is closed, filling the ink tank nozzle, and automatically cleaning the print head. When the power switch is turned on by the printer, the system can correctly position the print head and the printing paper after initialization, and the system will automatically reset the print head and the printing paper after the system is turned off, which not only ensures the normal operation of the printer. Reduce the failure rate and eliminate the hidden troubles, extend the service life of the printer, reduce the cost of printing consumables and equipment maintenance costs, and greatly improve work efficiency.

2. Avoid abnormal shutdown

If the user forcibly turns off the power plug when the printer is powered on, the print head cannot be reset, and the top cover cannot be covered, which may easily cause the print head to be positioned. What needs to be noticed by the user here is that the large-format color inkjet printer has a large rack, light weight, and a roller. The mobility is very strong. When plugging in the power cord, it must be placed in a place that is not easy to touch, avoiding accidental inadvertently. Causes the power to be dropped instead of a normal shutdown.

3. How to extend the life of the print head

Try to use HP original ink supplies, because the quality and stability of third-party inks are quite different from those of original inks. The bad chemical composition in the ink can easily corrode the nozzle and cause damage.

If you do not use the printer for a long time, you can take out the print head for sealed packaging. The easiest way is to pack it in plastic wrap and store it in a low-temperature storage room such as a refrigerator.

If the nozzle orifice is blocked, you can first try to soak the surface of the nozzle with water, then wipe it clean (do not wipe the nozzle) and reload it into the machine. Print the printhead test page to determine whether the printhead is good or not.

If there are some cleaning agents on hand, you can use these agents to soak them after using them in the water. Because these soaking agents mostly contain ingredients that corrode the print head.

Why is the uv printer called uv?

The earliest name of the uv printer cannot be verified, and it is impossible to say which company and which person started the name of the uv printer. Of course, its appearance is not out of thin air. It is extended by the inkjet printer and the photo machine. It is separated from the printing of the coil and is mainly applied to the pattern printing of the flat material.

The early uv printers were relatively backward, and most of them were disassembled and modified by the photo machine. At that time, Epson’s five generations of nozzles were widely used. With the development of technology, there were more types of nozzles such as Seiko nozzles, Toshiba nozzles, and Ricoh nozzles. As for the uv printer, why do you want to call uv? There are three main reasons:

1.Uv word means that the uv ink used in the equipment is a liquid consumable, not a solid, nor a powdery granule. This special ink curing relies on the ultraviolet light emitted by the LED lamp to react with the photosensitive curing machine in the ink, which is different from the traditional heat drying and natural drying process. Of course, the price is also higher than other printing supplies.

2. As for the uv flatbed printer, it refers to the principle of piezoelectric inkjet printing, and the pattern is realized by printing. It can also be seen from the side that the printing speed of the uv printer is slow compared to the efficiency of the screen printing. Printing patterns mainly in the field of short-run digital printing.

3. Simple and easy to remember, the printer is well known, it is expected that it is not easy to understand the name, it is better to add two letters in front, which is more conducive to communication. In addition to the name uv printer, there are dozens of hundreds of names in the market, such as uv flatbed printers, universal flatbed printers, uv inkjets, glass printers, tile printers, etc., which are essentially the same, the difference is printed on different materials. The name of the pattern is different, and there are printed materials with flat plates and coils to distinguish them.