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As i said I'm still not in this situation but I'll be soon, WIC reset doesn't show me anything obout firmware, in the description of the software is written but just that..
I was thinking obout the eeprom dump despite people said doesnt work I would try.
I open up my motherboard again and write down the code of chips (maybee one of these is the eeprom) trying to find a datasheet, but surprise, epson is the manufacturer and casually ther's nothing I could find.
I know some people working in elettronics but without a datasheet they cant do nothing....
we have to find a solution guys
 

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I need to replace my DIY sideboard with the OEM version and see if the waste reset works that way. I also have a new mainboard I'll install tomorrow to see if that gives me a fresh counter.

Compass Micro doesn't even sell the P600 mainboard so I'm wondering if they're just not available as replacement parts, which would be unfortunate.
 

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treefox2118 what do you mean with OEM sideboard? like change sisterboard in ufo kit but other tipe?
Yes, that sisterboard.

Someone of you get epson adjustment program provided by a youtube video at this mail [email protected]? you know if this work ? says illimitate times reset...
None of those reset programs work at all. I've spent over $150 on reset programs, reset keys, etc. None of them work, period. I've tested them on THREE P600s and all 3 died within 2 months of production.

The P600 is not ready for production, period. I am a bit peeved that I've spent so many thousands of dollars only to have dead machines so quickly. I had to refund thousands of dollars in orders because they rapidly go to failure. I've reset the waste ink tank sometimes 12 times in a day only to watch them creep up 5-10% in a single day during busy production. I've done 300 shirts in a day on a P600, but when the waste ink tank goes up 10% there's no point in trying to stay ahead of it.

I am talking to M&R now about getting an M Link printer because I have a feeling that no printer under $20,000 can really handle high output production. It's unfortunate, I had a lot of hope for these little guys and thought I'd just keep a few spares around but it just isn't for me.

If you print only 100 shirts a week, the P600 will probably last you a year. But I can't make money at 100 shirts a week, I would go bankrupt in 4 weeks at that volume.
 

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Are sure compass micro doesn't sell them or did you just look on the website? I know with the r3000 many parts were available to the resellers that weren't listed on the website.

What does Spectra tell you about this issue?

They should be able to get you a new Epson P600 mainboard for less than $150.
 

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Are sure compass micro doesn't sell them or did you just look on the website? I know with the r3000 many parts were available to the resellers that weren't listed on the website.
That's a possibility, I'll call Compass Micro tomorrow and inquire.

What does Spectra tell you about this issue?

They should be able to get you a new Epson P600 mainboard for less than $150.
Spectra has been great, they mailed me a new mainboard. The problem is I don't see changing mainboard out as an efficient solution. I can get 200+ shirts a day on average in sales and we have had days double that. If I have to change a mainboard out frequently on all my printers, it's going to just cost too much in parts and labor. By the time you get to the two year mark, you're looking at the cost of an industrial printer after all is said and done.

The ink cart reset delay is bad enough sometimes. It's fast, thankfully, but it seriously slows production down and we do get wasted shirts from a darker band pass after the reset.

The P600 is an awesome step for a new startup but once you get to any sort of higher volume, I don't think it can hold its own.

Maybe the P800 will be different, something to look into.

I'm going to look at industrial printers this week. We just can't have this stress daily, I've blown out two P600s and the third one is going to be 100% in a few weeks since all my jobs go to one printer.
 

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I have the same problem I think that it is necessary to reset the motherboard - that is to say the version recharge is to say the downgrade this erases all data and after upgrade map
is there someone who has done this already
 

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if you read in the previous post somone talks about eeprom dump (I think you mean that) and he says it doesnt work....
Personally now I purchased a r3000 in case I have so much trouble in the future with the reset.
It seems r3000 doesnt have all this problem, but anyway I'll have to trow away a brand new p600, it sucks.......
 

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The P600 should have parts swappable with the R3000 I believe. So the P600 is not junk.

Also, you should be able to print THOUSANDS of shirts before the waste ink situation happens to you. Honestly, it's fine if you're doing 12-20 shirts per day. We can print 300 shirts in a day and that crushes the waste ink setting too quickly. For new startups, the P600 is fantastic.
 

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I think that must be reset to zero of the motherboard - put the first firmware and after upgrade with the latest version.
anyway there must be a trick because if you send your sc-p600 in epson for delivery of a zero waste ink pad should not change the motherboard - which is logical
there must be a trick to get into the motherboard and make the delivery to zero
 
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