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Orange arrow The arm and cartridges slam into the sides of the unit or move in fast jerking motions back and forth. (Bravo/BravoPro/Signature)

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  The arm and cartridges slam into the sides of the unit or move in fast jerking motions back and forth. The encoder belt may have slipped out of its track in the back of the head carriage unit or it may have become unseated from the posts on either side of the unit. The print head carriage has a ...
Orange arrow Can I operate my Bravo with its cover open?

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  Can I operate my Bravo with its cover open? No. The cover must be closed for the robotics to move. This is a required safety feature. However, there is a way to open the lid and watch the Bravo if you need to observe the robotic movements for troubleshooting purposes. You can simply block the opt...
Orange arrow Black text is printing blurry or with shadowing.

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  Black text is printing blurry or with shadowing. There are several possible reasons for this problem. All of them have to do with the driver preferences. Go to Start - Control Panel - Printers and Faxes - right click on the printer (Signature or Bravo) and choose printing preferences. See if y...
Orange arrow The arm for my Bravo / Bravo II / Bravo Pro is stuck in the up or down position. It makes a buzzing noise when I power on the unit. (inhouse)

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  The arm for my Bravo / Bravo II / Bravo Pro is stuck in the up or down position. It makes a buzzing noise when I power on the unit. Bravo II This can happen if the Bravo II power is interrupted during an arm movement. Use the following procedure to correct the problem. 1. Power off the unit.2....
Orange arrow Can I span data over multiple discs so that I can use my duplicator as a back up device? (Windows Only)

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  Can I span data over multiple discs so that I can use my duplicator as a back up device? (Windows Only) It is NOT possible to span data over the multiple discs using the Primo DVD software. You can back up data but you will need to determine where to end one set of data and begin another on multip...
Orange arrow The image is printing off center on my disc every few prints. It will print several centered and then one off center and then go back to centered again. (Bravo)

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  The image is printing off center on my disc every few prints. It will print several centered and then one off center and then go back to centered again. (Bravo) This can happen because of a dirty encoder belt on the Bravo. The encoder belt runs the entire width of the Bravo and is parallel to the...
Orange arrow "The duplicator cover is open. Shut the top cover to continue" Received this error but the cover IS closed.

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  "The duplicator cover is open. Shut the top cover to continue" Received this error but the cover IS closed. The reflective sticker on the tinted cover may have come off or is out of place. If you open the lid and look where it hinges to the Bravo on the right side you should see reflective tape...
Orange arrow How many discs per cartridge can the Bravo/Bravo II print?

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  How many discs per cartridge can the Bravo/Bravo II print? This depends on many factors. However, with 100% coverage and printing an even amount of each color at the default resolution of 1200 the Bravo/Bravo II prints approximately 100 to 130 discs per cartridge. If you are not printing full cove...
Orange arrow How do I find the firmware version of my Primera product? (Mac or PC)

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  How do I find the firmware version of my Primera product?Finding the Firmware Version on a PC. 1. Go to the Start Menu - Choose Printers and Faxes.2. Right Click on the Printer Driver - Choose Printing Preferences.3. Click on Clean/Change Cartridges & Check Ink... as shown below - Choose Prope...
Orange arrow I would like to print a serial number, print date/time, or personalized information on discs - Each disc that is printed will have different information - How do I use SureThing merge fields?

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  I would like to print a serial number, print date/time, or personalized information on discs - Each disc that is printed will have different information - How do I use SureThing merge fields? With the Insert Field function of the SureThing CD Labeler software you can create serialized discs, autom...
Orange arrow Discs are rejected with burn or recording engine errors. I receive software error 101 or burned discs are rejected down the center chute (PTPublisher).

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  Before troubleshooting a burning problem consider the following questions: When does the burn failure occur? The PTPublisher software can reject the disc as bad at any time during a burn. It is often important to determine when the reject occurs. If it occurs immediately at the beginning of a bu...
Orange arrow How do I print my labels all the way to the center or outer edge of the disc?

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  How do I print my labels all the way to the center or outer edge of the disc? To make the printer print closer to the center you need to adjust the Center Size in the driver preferences. Go to the Start Menu - Control Panel - Printers - Right click on the Disc Publisher/CD Color Printer 6 and cho...
Orange arrow What is the difference between RGB and CMYK Color environments? What are PMS (Spot) colors?

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  What is the difference between RGB and CMYK Color environments? What are PMS (Spot) colors? “CMYK”, “RGB” Each of these acronyms refers to a method of building colors for different environments. RGB The one that you are perhaps most familiar with (or aware of) is RGB. I...
Orange arrow How do I send my product in for repair? How much is it? Where do I send it?

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  Please contact technical support via phone, email or chat before sending your product in for repair. If they determine that the product needs repair, they will send you a Return Material Authorization (RMA) document which includes the RMA number, packing instructions and the shipping address of our...
Orange arrow Why does lowering burn speed produce fewer errors and better quality discs?

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  Why does lowering burn speed produce fewer errors and better quality discs? Below is an example of an actual test performed to show the advantage of lowering the burn speed. Test 1 - A fifty disc burn at 52x with 700 MB of data produced 3 errors out of fifty. (Average Time per disc 3:18)* ...

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