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Need help with a scitex Dolev 200 series imagesetter. The lasers won't put the image on the film and it will only allow pdf files. how do i make it able to work with all types of files?
The type of file to be output is determined by the RIP and some platforms required a "dongle" to enable them. The Mac RIP was PS/M and version 8.x was the last. The Brisque re…quired a new password to allow different formats. The RIPs used to convert a postscript file into a CT file and a LW file that the Dolev could output. When you say "won't put the image on the film" do you mean any image? Can you produce an internal pattern from the control panel (which checks out the laser and modulator)? if yes, then we are back to the RIP. If no, then you should be getting a "Danger- Laser beam on" warning message. This means that the software has turned the laser on but the detector hasn't seen it (and you'll need to buy a new laser or power supply or, if you're lucky, a light detector). If you're not getting the warning and getting nothing on film, your chemistry might be dead or the Dolev filter may need to be changed. Officially you are not supposed to do it but it can be removed. Good luck. ( Full Answer )