Categories: DesignJet How To, DesignJet 430, 450C, 455CA, 488CA, DesignJet 700 / 750, DesignJet Error Codes, 2000CP, 2500CP, 3000CP, 3500CP, 500/510 / 800 Plotter, 5000, 5500, DesignJet 1050C 1055 CM and Plus, DesignJet 4000, 4500, DesignJet Copier CC800PS Error Codes, DesignJet T1100 T1100PS T610, DesignJet Z6100, Z2100 and Z3100 Error Codes

Due to questions called into our shop over the years of the exact location and orientation of the Encoder Strip on the HP DesignJet 500 / 510 / 800 plotter models; we thought it was time to post some tips and photos to help you with the correct placement… more »
Noise is produced when the pen carriage cannot move freely. Common causes are the Y-belt (carriage belt) being frayed or worn, obstructions or excess friction along the carriage path, the cutter failing to reach its home position, or worn or damaged Y-axis parts. Follow the instructions listed below to help solve these errors. more »
System error 02:10 is generated when the printer has detected a fault in the carriage assembly. This error usually appears when a print job has been sent to the printer. Causes of this error can include the trailing cable, carriage or the electronics module more »
The Encoder Strip bracket must be properly hooked on the pin or nub on the Service Station bracket, the tension from the Encoder Strip will pull against the bracket and keep it locked in place. The Encoder Strip will pass around the metal bracket from the rear side of the plotter and the two holes in the end of the Encoder Strip will be hooked over the two metal pins on the bracket. more »
There are a multitude of errors that can be traced to a dirty or damaged encoder strip.When diagnosing, troubleshooting and repairing these errors first you have to become accustomed to the errors that DesignJet plotters give when they cannot locate the carriage assembly in its travel path more »

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Do it yourself repair information for your HP DesignJet Plotter.



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