Tech Tips

Using Epson Printer Web Page to Remotely Evaluate Supply Levels

Using Epson Printer Web Page to Remotely Evaluate Supply Levels

When returning to your Epson printer after time spent away, it’s possible that bad color, print banding, and other artifacts of an unmaintained print head will be waiting for you. Spectraflow recommends several actions to ensure that prints will come out as expected when returning to a printer that has recently […]

June 4, 2020 Epson Printers, inkjet, Tech Tips

Returning your Epson Printer to Daily Use

Epson inkjet printers have proven to be most reliable when used on a daily basis, but whether you are a photographer returning from lengthy field work, or a designer returning to the office after an extended time working from home, the recommended steps for restoring your Epson printer to daily […]

May 22, 2020 Epson Printers, inkjet, Tech Tips

Maintaining Your Printer Remotely During COVID-19

As a result of the coronavirus pandemic, Spectraflow will be working remotely starting Tuesday, March 17. However, we and our distribution partners will remain open for business, processing orders and responding to technical queries.

Review: Fiery XF Version 7

Review: Fiery XF Version 7

EFI has been shipping version 7 of Fiery XF for about a year now.  The current version as of late July 2019 is v7.1.2. In this note, we touch upon some of the new features, as well as some of the “unfeatures” and give you our straight opinion as a […]

Spectraflow’s Printing Equipment Extravaganza [Event]

Spectraflow’s Printing Equipment Extravaganza [Event]

Spectraflow’s Printing Equipment Extravaganza Friday, December 7, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM (PST) 46 Digital Drive, Suite 5 Novato, CA 94949 You’re invited to join Spectraflow to explore, learn about and play with the latest printing technologies in our newly reorganized and spacious demo room. We’ve teamed up […]

December 5, 2018 Epson Printers, Events
Tech Tip: Expired Ink Testing and Best Practices for Inks

Tech Tip: Expired Ink Testing and Best Practices for Inks

Wondering if you should keep that expired ink cartridge in your Epson printer? If you aren’t concerned about the longevity of your printhead, perhaps the impact on color rendering might persuade you to swap it out for a fresh one.

It’s Official: Epson Announces Fast, High Quality Next-Gen SureColor F2100 DTG

It’s Official: Epson Announces Fast, High Quality Next-Gen SureColor F2100 DTG

During ISS in Long Beach, California, Epson announced its next-generation direct-to-garment printer: the Epson SureColor F2100, capable of high quality prints at production speeds. Using Epson’s PrecisionCore® TFP® printhead and UltraChrome® DG garment ink technology, the F2100 Direct-to-garment printer is able to achieve up to twice the speeds of the […]

January 19, 2018 Epson Printers, News
Spectraflow’s Printing Equipment Extravaganza [Event]

Spectraflow’s Printing Equipment Extravaganza [Event]

Spectraflow’s Printing Equipment Extravaganza Friday, November 17, 2017 from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM (PST) 46 Digital Drive, Suite 5 Novato, CA 94949 You’re invited to join Spectraflow to explore, learn about and play with the latest printing technologies in our newly reorganized and spacious demo room. We’ve teamed up […]

November 9, 2017 Epson Printers, Events
Learn DTG and Solvent Printing with Epson and Spectraflow [Event]

Learn DTG and Solvent Printing with Epson and Spectraflow [Event]

DTG F2000 Workshop Friday, July 14, 2017 from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM (PDT) 46 Digital Drive, Suite 5 Novato, CA 94949 Join us for this free, hands-on, educational workshop designed to get you up to speed on Direct to Garment printing from start to finish. We’ve teamed up with […]

July 10, 2017 Epson Printers, Events
Tech Tip: Epson SureColor P-Series How to Run a Nozzle Check and Head Cleaning

Tech Tip: Epson SureColor P-Series How to Run a Nozzle Check and Head Cleaning

Learn how to run a nozzle check and head cleaning on the Epson SureColor P-Series (P6000, P7000, P8000, P9000) printers and more.

The New Epson SureColor P5000 is Now Available

The New Epson SureColor P5000 is Now Available

Epson’s brand new 17″ wide-format inkjet printer, the SureColor P5000, is now available. Replacing the Stylus Pro 4900, the P5000 delivers unparalleled proofing, photography, and fine art printing on cut sheet media up to 17”x22” and roll media 17” wide by 50 feet. Joining the lineup of 10-color UltraChrome HDX […]

January 10, 2017 Epson Printers, News
Substrate Showdown: Hahnemuhle Photo Rag Pearl vs Epson Legacy Platine

Substrate Showdown: Hahnemuhle Photo Rag Pearl vs Epson Legacy Platine

These two exhibition-quality papers use photo black ink to generate deep black points and dramatic contrast. The natural cotton substrate delivers beautiful hand, creamy whites, and extended longevity.

August 15, 2016 Ink and Media
Substrate Showdown: Epson Hot Press Bright VS Hahnemuhle Photo Rag Ultra Smooth

Substrate Showdown: Epson Hot Press Bright VS Hahnemuhle Photo Rag Ultra Smooth

Smooth Matte Fine Art papers deliver dreamy low-contrast images that appear to have developed within the surface of a luscious cotton substrate.

August 9, 2016 Ink and Media
Tech Tip: Understand and Fix Clogged Nozzles

Tech Tip: Understand and Fix Clogged Nozzles

Are you noticing unwanted white lines in your prints? Do your prints have a strange color cast or appear dull but you aren’t using a filter? Is your printer printing out blank pages? Your nozzles are clogged. No need to panic: we’ve created a step-by-step troubleshooting process you can use […]

Tech Tip: Does Ink Expire? Can I Use Expired Ink?

Tech Tip: Does Ink Expire? Can I Use Expired Ink?

Yes, inkjet ink does expire. And using expired inks can damage your printer.