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  1. Yes it needs to be version 9 to have 1 pass printing. Just note that all AcroRIP is pirated software
  2. As Johnson4 said... the first step is always a nozzle check when you have printing issues. You can't troubleshoot any issues until you know that you're getting a 100% good nozzle check.
  3. Neon colors can be tough to hit with out alot of adjustment in photoshop. CMYK range of colors don't really cover neons. I'd suggest while learning to stay away from Neon colors or test print some color swatches to find a color that works for you.
  4. First there's a difference in feel and capability with screen printing than DTF. Both have a time and place. I think DTF can do a lot but it's not a 100% direct screen print replacement. I haven't seen refurbished P600s in forever for that price. It's tough to find them for any reasonable price. Used ones are going for $1700. We bought up a bunch earlier in the year when we knew they would run out. But I have to get a return on tying up that much cash. Support is a huge time expense for us. When someone buys a printer from us I'm now "married" to them for the life of the product. I
  5. You should have medium.. a few people got coarse when we were short. Coarse is almost like sugar.
  6. Lol. Medium is the best. coarse worked well for tags where it’s small letters so feel isn’t important but getting excess off and good bonding is.
  7. R3000 will have more information support. 9600 would be nice and wide
  8. Our DTF Superstore is launching today. With a wide range of Direct to Film products https://dtfsuperstore.com * Same day shipping on supplies ordered by Noon * We have a huge (over $100K) DTF inventory stocked in AZ * Liters of Ink: CMYK $79 : White $99 * Film sheets as low as 40 cents a sheet * Multiple sizes of Film Rolls We've spent the last weeks bulking up our inventory so we can offer this faster shipping and better service.
  9. You have to purchase it. Here is one option: https://store.opendtg.com/collections/software/products/kothari-rip-software-for-epson-l1800 Alot of people use AcroRIP found on ebay
  10. The inks still have to not bleed on the film and be able to stand up in the washing machine.
  11. Load multiple sheets in the feeder and see if that helps. 1 single piece of film doesn't always feed correctly
  12. Put a tray to keep the film end from dropping down.
  13. UK Supplies: https://www.printerskingdom.com/product/dtf-ink-white-pigment-textile-ink-direct-to-transfer-film-printing-desktop-epson-edition-200ml/ Yes you need a DTG RIP
  14. Yes we did our initial ink and film testing on a DTG.
  15. I can check with Kothari. Make sure the ink cartridges will be available and affordable. Some of those models have refillable cartridges but the chips are 1 time use and expensive.
  16. No. The l1800 has a built in bulk ink system. The 1430 is just cartridges. Neither are pressurized.
  17. Same with the p400... just reach in and pop them out.
  18. Also, Epson.com has in depth specifications for both
  19. It keeps the film from buckling up and hitting the printhead
  20. I figured I'd make a post since this is one of the most popular questions right now. The list of printers that are good for DTF is basically the same as for DIY DTG: https://www.opendtg.com/topic/3-which-printers-to-use-for-diy-dtg/ You need an Epson printer with 6-8 colors / ink channels so you can print CMYK + White inks, available refillable cartridges, and compatible RIP software. The most popular models are going to be the best to use unless you are fine with figuring things out on your own. L1800 (1430 w/ bulk ink) is used a lot because it's cheap and avail
  21. Because the new models don't have RIP software or refillable cartridges yet
  22. It's supposed to be more forgiving. I just left 1 of our 2 printers with DTF inks sit for 5 days. The white was watery and I had to do an ink charge but got a good nozzle check.
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