How to Bypass ASF Sensor on DIY DTG

If you have built your own DIY DTG then you probably have faced a problem with your ASF sensor and might be wondering how to fix it or if there’s even a way to bypass it using Micro Controllers or tricks. Well today you will learn how this ASF Sensor works and how you can bypass it. What it’s main function in a printer The ASF unit is attached to the printer paper tray and it’s responsible for pushing the paper from the paper tray and feeding it into the…

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ASF Sensor Adapter New Version Available

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I would like to introduce you our newer version of the ASF Sensor Adapter everyone been waiting for. This newer version has a smoother surface and more impact resistant, making it the perfect solution for you. It also has a metal pin instead of plastic one. What is the ASF Sensor Adapter for In order for the printer to work the ASF sensor and the motor must be functioning normally, the ASF sensor is the unit that pushes the paper from the paper tray and loads into the printer, it…

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Can I use a DIY DTG for Commercial Purposes

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Many people are confused between a commercial DTG that can cost thousands of dollars and a DIY DTG that can be build for just a few hundred dollars, but the question is, can it achieve the same quality ? Short answer is “yes” because even those commercial DTG that costs around $7000 is actually a normal A3 printer with some extra buttons and modified case. I must say that commercial DTG will achieve a higher quality than a DIY one, but you can also achieve the same quality if you…

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How To Prevent Print Head Clogging on DTG

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It doesn’t happen often but sometimes your print head may clog and this will affect print quality, sometimes a color will be missing or simply not print at all. People often think their printer is dead and go and buy a new one, but most of the time it can be fixed. The solution This happens because the ink inside the print head has dried up and the ink can no longer pass through it, so the only way to fix it is by using a special liquid known as…

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New Version of the DIY DTG E-book

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Our very popular DIY DTG guide has gotten a small update to it’s content, I’m very glad to announce that the DTG guide has 1 extra page and some grammar error it had on the previous version, it also had some updates to some pictures and included higher resolution pictures instead of lower ones. Read below the complete breakdown of whats new in the e-book: New pictures Optimization of old pictures (The e-book will load faster and it has smaller size) One extra page with more information File size went…

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How to Measure Distance Between Print Head to T-shirt

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Once you build your very own DTG you gotta measure it all by your self and calibrate everything, if you have printed your first design but it came out blurry then it means the distance between print head to t-shirt is probably incorrect. How to Calibrate distance between print head to t-shirt This can be a difficult task to perform since all sides of t-shirt plate must be at the same height and failure to do so will result in blurry prints or low quality prints. The correct distance is about 2…

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DTG White Ink Management System

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Find out why having a White Ink Management System can help you and why you need it. First of all DTG White ink works different than the colored inks, that’s why it clog easily than the others colors and you must shake the ink reservoir every single day. If you do not shake it the ink will sink to the bottom of the reservoir and you’ll start printing white water only. Think of it like oil and water once you shake you mix the water and oil for a period…

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How Many Washes DTG Printed T-shirt Last

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Are you thinking in getting the T-shirt business but are wondering the DTG Printed T-shirt Lifespan ? There’s actually no right number for this it all depends on the garment quality and type of ink you used. Lets suppose you printed a t-shirt using DuPont Artistri ink, and a high quality 100% cotton t-shirt and heat pressed it for 1 minute. It should last about 50 washes or more it still depends on many factors like how you wash, type of detergent you used to wash and water temperature. But…

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Homemade DTG Plans now Available

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Download the E-Book here http://alienbunker.com/shop/442/Homemade-DTG-Plans-for-Epson-1400-Digital-Download Ever since I built that Homemade DTG based on EPSON 1400 printer people all around the world have been asking for plans and pricing to build one, so I decided to write a very detailed E-Book containing all the measures and tricks required to build your own DIY DTG. The book contains 50 pages with lots of images and instructions you’ll need to make it work perfectly. See preview below This book contains steps & tricks that other books on the internet don’t talk about. It’s…

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Homemade DTG Printer Full Details Overview

Hello, today I will be showing you the full details of my homemade dtg printer based on Epson PM-G4500 which is the same as Epson 1400 but this one is the Asian model. DTG UPDATE E-Book available now to make you very own DTG A3 at DIY DTG Plans Step by Epson 1400, 1390, 1410, 1500w, R1800, R1900, R2000 Instant Download PDF I decided to do it because I won’t be using this anymore and I plan on reusing some parts on my new upcoming projects. Enjoy the pictures! Waste Ink…

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