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by DDDoug
Mon Nov 14, 2016 4:42 pm
Forum: 3DP printing
Topic: Info for Epson Precision core printhead
Replies: 10
Views: 9160

Re: Info for Epson Precision core printhead

I have used the Epson SDK. There are some control features that are beneficial. However, the printer goes through start-up procedures and cleaning procedures that make it difficult to modify. I now need direct control of the printhead.
by DDDoug
Mon Nov 14, 2016 4:13 pm
Forum: 3DP printing
Topic: Hacking the Xaar 128 printhead
Replies: 287
Views: 130975

Re: Hacking the Xaar 128 printhead

Some of the older heads were interchangeable with Epson. I added a new topic.
by DDDoug
Mon Nov 14, 2016 4:09 pm
Forum: 3DP printing
Topic: Info for Epson Precision core printhead
Replies: 10
Views: 9160

Info for Epson Precision core printhead

Has anyone had any luck driving the new Epson head? I have one disassembled and I see the following: Of the 25 lines from the ribbon cable, there are several grounds and a pair of what appears to be power lines. The actual head has 22 pins. There is a two layer PCB between the two. There are SMD cap...
by DDDoug
Mon Nov 14, 2016 2:41 am
Forum: 3DP printing
Topic: Hacking the Xaar 128 printhead
Replies: 287
Views: 130975

Re: Hacking the Xaar 128 printhead

Has anyone had any luck hacking a newer Epson head? I have one disassembled and I see the following: Of the 25 lines from the ribbon cable, there are several grounds and a pair of what appears to be power lines. The actual head has 22 pins. There is a two layer PCB between the two. There are SMD cap...
by DDDoug
Sun Feb 07, 2016 4:21 pm
Forum: 3DP printing
Topic: Low elevation 3D printing
Replies: 5
Views: 6674

Re: Low elevation 3D printing

ezrec, Thank you for your response. The printer that I am using is the WF-2540. I bought a used model for testing on ebay for $26 including shipping. I tried to purchase a new 2540 directly from epson for $49 including shipping and instead, they sent me a 2650. It has a larger cabinet but it looks t...
by DDDoug
Sat Feb 06, 2016 12:37 am
Forum: 3DP printing
Topic: Low elevation 3D printing
Replies: 5
Views: 6674

Low elevation 3D printing

I have an Epson workforce printer that I am trying to hack. We want to print low elevation shims with the printer in a continuous mode for about 30 seconds. The print head is set up originally to raster back and forth during printing. The turn around time gives the printer time to build up memory. S...