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Orange arrow What is the size capacity of my DVD, Dual Layer DVD or Blu-ray disc?

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  DVD and Blu-ray manufacturers state capacity in decimal form. However, most computers read capacity in binary. The following table translates stated decimal capacity into actual binary capacity. Single layer capacity Dual/Double layer capacity Stated Capacity (GB) PTPublisher Capa...
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 Unable to add printer driver in the Printer Setup Utility (Print Center) on MAC OS 10.x -or- Receive message "Driver not Installed" next to Disc Publisher.

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  Unable to add printer driver in the Printer Setup Utility (Print Center) on MAC OS 10.x -or- Receive message "Driver not Installed" next to Disc Publisher. 1. Reboot. First, Reboot the Mac. It is often necessary to reboot after installing driver files. Once the Mac is rebooted, try to add the prin...
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 The arm and cartridges slam into the sides or move in fast jerking motions back and forth. (Bravo/BravoPro/Signature)

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  The arm and cartridges slam into the sides 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 may have become unseated from the posts on either side of the unit. The printhead carriage has a sensor behind it...
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 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 What is the difference between DVD+R and DVD-R?

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  What is the difference between DVD+R and DVD-R? The practical difference between +R and -R discs is that some +R discs play on players that -R disc don't play on and vice versa. The technical differences are numerous. The main difference is that DVD+R use ADIP format to write instead of Pre-pits...
Orange arrow How do I completely remove and reinstall a Primera printer driver on Mac OSX 10.5 - 10.12

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  1. Unplug the USB cable from the back of your unit. 2. Go to Apple - System Preferences - Print & Fax. 3. Select your printer listed on the left pane of the window and click the minus (-) button. 4. Delete the files/folders from the following from the HD. To find this folder, Se...
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 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 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 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...

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