HP 1050C User's manual

HP 1050C User's manual
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DesignJet 1050C/1055CM
Large-Format Printers
Service Manual
For HP Internal Use Only
©Copyright Hewlett-Packard
Company 1999
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The procedures described in this
manual are to be performed by
HP-qualified service personnel
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Serious shock hazard leading to
death or injury may result if you
do not take the following
- Ensure that the ac power outlet
(mains) has a protective earth
(ground) terminal.
- Disconnect the Printer from the
power source prior to performing
any maintenance.
- Prevent water or any other
liquids from running onto
electrical components or circuits,
or through openings in the
Electrostatic Discharge
Refer to the beginning of Chapter
8 of this manual, for precautions
you should take to prevent
damage to the Printer circuits
from electrostatic discharge.
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DesignJet 1050C/1055CM
Large-Format Printers
Service Manual
Using this Manual
This Service Manual contains information necessary to test,
calibrate and service:
n HP DesignJet 1050C Printer (Model C6074A)
n HP DesignJet 1055CM Printer (Model C6075A)
For information about using these printers, refer to the
corresponding User and Quick Reference Guides.
The procedures described in this Service Manual are to be
performed by HP Certified service personnel only.
Part Numbers
Part Numbers for Printer options, accessories and service parts are
located in Chapter 7.
A small arrow ⇒ is used to indicate other parts of the Service
Manual where you can find information related to the topic you are
HP DesignJets 1050C and 1055CM Printers Service Manual
Table of Contents
Table of Contents
Troubleshooting 1-1
Introduction 1-2
Troubleshooting System Error Codes 1-2
Performing a Service Test on a Failed Assembly 1-3
Performing the Necessary Service Calibrations 1-3
Solving Image Quality Problems 1-3
Front-Panel LEDs Flash Briefly at Power ON & Nothing Else Happens 1-4
The Printer does not Power ON 1-5
ALL the Front-Panel LEDs are Lit but Nothing Else Happens 1-5
One of the Print Quality LEDs on the Front Panel is Lit (and nothing
else) and the "SELF TEST..." Message Remains on the Front Panel 1-5
The Printer Continuously Rejects Printheads 1-6
Cover Sensors are not Working 1-6
The Line Sensor has Problems Detecting Media 1-6
Troubleshooting Media Jams/Printhead Crashes 1-7
Troubleshooting Shutdowns 1-7
Problems with the Vacuum Fan 1-9
Vacuum suction much lower at high altitudes 1-9
Bin marks on prints done on HP High Gloss media 1-9
Printhead Crashes/Smears on High Density Prints Using Coated Media 1-10
Color changes when stacking prints done on HP High Gloss Media 1-10
HP-GL/2 color differences in different HP DesignJet Printers 1-11
Scratches on prints done on NTP, Vellum and HP High Gloss media 1-11
Banding at variable extreme environmental conditions 1-12
Banding due to Ink Cartridge replacement while printing 1-12
Long term bleed and hue shift on HP High Gloss media 1-12
Lower image gloss directly after printing on HP High Gloss Photo Paper 1-13
34" Rice Paper not supported 1-13
Cut Sheet rice paper loading failure 1-13
Worm marks on HP Coated media with light area fills 1-13
Solving Media-Handling Problems 1-14
How to Navigate through the Front-Panel Menu 1-15
Service Configuration Print 1-19
HP DesignJets 1050C and 1055CM Printers Service Manual
Table of Contents
System Error Codes 2-1
Introduction 2-2
Continuable and Non-Continuable Error Codes 2-2
System Error Codes During Initialization 2-18
HP No.80 Ink Supplies Troubleshooting 3-1
What are HP No.80 Supplies? 3-2
Ink Cartridges 3-2
Printheads and Printhead Cleaners 3-2
Identifying the Components 3-3
General Information About HP No.80 Supplies 3-4
Some General Precautions When Handling HP No.80 Supplies 3-5
Priming the Ink System 3-6
When Should You Replace the HP No.80 Supplies? 3-6
The Front Panel Display 3-7
Obtaining Ink Cartridge Information 3-8
Obtaining Printhead Information 3-9
Ink Cartridge Status Messages 3-11
Ink Cartridge Status While Printing 3-11
Ink Cartridge Status While Replacing 3-12
Printhead Status Messages While Printing 3-13
Printhead Status Messages While Replacing 3-15
Summary of Solving HP No.80 Supplies Problems 3-17
Carriage Interconnect Wiper 3-18
HP DesignJets 1050C and 1055CM Printers Service Manual
Table of Contents
Service Tests and Utilities 4-1
Service Tests (Diagnostics) 4-3
Entering the Service Tests Menu 4-4
1. Electronic Systems 4-5
2. EIO Card 4-10
3. Hard Disk Drive 4-12
4. Ink Pressure System 4-14
5. Scan Axis 4-17
6. Paper Axis 4-20
7. Drop Detector 4-22
Service Utilities 4-25
Entering the Service Utilities Menu 4-26
1. Tubes Purge 4-28
2. Release Info 4-32
3. Set Asian PS Fonts 4-33
4. Printer Model Type 4-35
5. Overdrive Cleaning 4-37
6. EEROM Utilities 4-38
7. Printhead Check 4-41
8. Mon. Mode Baud Sel. 4-42
Service Calibrations 5-1
Service Calibrations 5-2
Entering the Service Calibrations Menu 5-4
1. Accuracy Calibration 5-6
2. Line Sensor 5-9
3. Service Station 5-11
4. Roller Mark Position 5-13
5. Pen to Paper Spacing 5-15
6. Color to Color calibration 5-16
7. Calibrations Backup 5-19
8. Pen Alignment 5-22
Carriage Height Calibration 5-24
HP DesignJets 1050C and 1055CM Printers Service Manual
Table of Contents
Print Quality 6-1
Print Quality Troubleshooting Checklist 6-2
Print Modes 6-3
How to Use the Print Quality Test 6-4
What is the Print Quality Test? 6-4
Considerations for Printing the Print Quality Test. 6-4
Printing the Print Quality Test 6-4
Nozzle Print Test 6-6
How to fix the Nozzle Defects 6-7
Color Alignment Print Test 6-7
Solving the Color Alignment Problem 6-8
Overall Print Quality Test in BEST mode 6-9
What is Banding? 6-9
Solving the Banding Problem 6-10
Aligning the Printheads 6-12
Service Accuracy Calibration 6-12
Troubleshooting Print Quality Problems 6-13
Problems with Stepped Lines 6-13
Problems with printing lines 6-14
Problems with Color-to-Color Alignment 6-15
Problems with Horizontal Lines (Banding) 6-17
No Printing Defects Found in the Print Quality Test 6-21
Solving Color Accuracy problems 6-22
Color Consistency problems 6-22
Long Term Color Bleeding (Glossy Papers) 6-22
Color Accuracy Configuration 6-23
Media 6-24
There are Smears or Scratching on the Printed Media 6-24
HP DesignJets 1050C and 1055CM Printers Service Manual
Table of Contents
Parts and Diagrams 7-1
Printer Support 7-2
Rear Covers 7-4
Electronics Module 7-6
Right Hand Cover 7-8
Left Hand Cover and Window 7-10
Right Hand Assemblies 7-12
ISS and APS Assembly 7-14
Clutch Assembly 7-16
Carriage Assembly 7-18
Scan-Axis Assemblies 7-20
Drive Roller and ARSS Miscellaneous Parts 7-22
Paper Path Assemblies 7-24
Pinch Assembly 7-26
Drive Roller Assemblies 7-28
Center Guide and Media Sensor 7-30
Tubes Guide Assemblies 7-32
Ordering Accessories 7-34
Removal and Installation 8-1
Introduction 8-2
Safety Precautions 8-2
Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) Precautions 8-3
Required Tools 8-3
Right Hand Cover 8-4
Front Panel Assembly 8-6
Right Hand Trim and Window Switch 8-7
Service Station Assembly 8-8
Drop Detector Assembly 8-10
Vacuum Fan 8-11
Paper-axis Motor Assembly 8-12
Left Hand Cover 8-13
Left Hand Trim Assembly 8-18
Ink Supply Station Assembly (ISS) 8-19
Air Pressurization System (APS) 8-20
Clutch Assembly and left hand miscellaneous parts 8-21
Tail Deflectors and Rear Platen 8-23
Left and Right Rear Covers 8-24
HP DesignJets 1050C and 1055CM Printers Service Manual
Table of Contents
Electronics Module 8-25
Media Sensor 8-29
Window 8-30
Top Cover 8-31
Back Cover 8-32
Scan-axis Motor Assembly 8-33
Encoder Strip 8-34
Tensioner 8-37
Trailing Cable 8-39
Cutter Assembly 8-42
Carriage Assembly and Belt 8-44
Tubes System Assembly 8-53
Ink Leak Detector Assembly 8-60
Front Platen Assembly 8-62
Platen Assembly 8-63
Paper Entry Assembly 8-64
Roller Guide 8-66
Media Holder Strip 8-69
Drive Roller 8-70
Center Guide 8-71
Pinch-Wheel Assembly and Cam 8-73
Preventive Maintenance 9-1
Moisture on the Printer 9-2
Noisy Carriage Bushing 9-2
Belt Swelling 9-2
Cleaning the Printer 9-2
General Cleaning 9-2
Cleaning the Overdrive 9-3
Scheduled Maintenance 9-3
Level of Printer Usage 9-3
Scan-axis Maintenance 9-4
HP DesignJets 1050C and 1055CM Printers Service Manual
Table of Contents
Functional Overview 10-1
Introduction 10-2
HP DesignJet 1050C Printer 10-2
HP DesignJet 1055CM printer 10-2
Electrical System 10-2
Power Supply Unit (PSU) 10-3
Soft Power-Off Switch 10-4
Front Panel 10-4
Ink Delivery System (IDS) 10-5
Ink Supply Station (ISS) 10-5
Tubes System 10-6
Air Pressurization System (APS) 10-7
Ink Level Sense (ILS) 10-7
Leak Detect System (LDS) 10-8
Service Station 10-9
Print Head Cleaner (PHC) 10-9
Printer Specifications 10-12
Printable Area 10-16
Interface Specifications 10-17
Regulatory Notices 10-18
To Obtain a Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) 10-18
Sound 10-18
Electro-Magnetic Compatibility (EMC) 10-18
VCCI Class A and Class B (Japan) 10-21
Declaration of Conformity 10-22
www.designjet-online.hp.com 10-23
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