October 2018

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We would like to thank everyone for the support over many years and we wish the new owners all of the best to drive this web site for another 20 years. 

A sad time to say goodbye, but also a happy days as this site goes in a new direction.

Goodbye - Neil Taylor 

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  1. greenprint

    Dks550 Software

    Hi all can anyone pleae help. Im looking for a goast disk for the dks550 minilab. Thanks in advance
  2. greenprint

    E-Station Password

    Tried both already, no good!!!
  3. greenprint

    E-Station Password

    Bios on our E-station is password protected is this standard and if so does anyone know the password please? Thanks
  4. greenprint

    E-station motherboard problem

    Mark I am guessing they would like me to buy another yes, got about as much chance of me dealing with them again as there is of me flying to the moon lol, Photo-me's aftersales leaves a lot to be desired. Studio01, I've rigged the harddrive from the e-station up to a standard PC complete with operating system and dongle, all operates fine however the software wont reconise or print to the printer I just keep getting a window up stating that its either not connected to the correct USB port or the dip switch is not switched with No5 on. I've checked the dipswitch and made sure No.5 is on and Ive tried all usb ports on the motherboard without any luck. Any ideas?? Thanks
  5. greenprint

    E-station motherboard problem

    Hi Guys, hope someone can help. The motherboard on my e-station has gone down and upon contacting photo-me I have been told that they nolonger stock this board, furthermore they say that I can not use a differant board as the software and hardware is all preconfigured to operate with each particular item and is not compatable with any other board. The motherboard in question is an Aopen i865gm-I. Does anyone know if these boards are "modded" for use with the e-station or are "off the shelf"? Can we utilise a different motherboard/cpu etc with updated software? Any ideas as to how to overcome this problem would be much appreiciated. Thanks Gary
  6. greenprint

    Spares for DKS 1510

    Hi Guys Hope someone can help. I desperatley need to replace all the foam rollers within the dryer box of my DKS 1510. I have been quoted between £25 -£30 each by photo-me, as theres approx 25 to change the cost is quite expensive. I was wondering if anyone knows of somewhere in the uk i may be able to purchase them a little cheaper. Thankyou Gary
  7. greenprint

    DKS 1550 - Prints out of focus????

    Thanks for all your help guys, i have solved the problem now. I feel a little silly, didn't relies there was a lens behind the lamp housing. I found this and cleaned it, now the prints are coming out as sharp as ever. Once again thanks for your help and advise, was much appreciated. Gary
  8. greenprint

    DKS 1550 - Prints out of focus????

    NY Maranan Thanks for your reply. All sized prints are out of focus, although it is obviously more noticeable on larger prints. I have cleaned all mirrors and lens. Don't know how to focus the lens !!!!
  9. Can someone please help. Last week I was continually getting the error message "stopping machine communication error". I found that the problem was the LCD motor and following a few gentle taps to the rear of the motor the problem has vanished and never returned however ever since the prints i have put out have been out of focus and of a very poor quality. I have verified that the LCD motor is working from within SU. The chemicals have all been replaced and still no luck. Any Ideas?????
  10. greenprint

    Paper Magazine for DKS1500

    Hi all. Could anyone point me in the right direction. I have a number of paper magazines for my DKS1500 that all take 90Mt rolls, however i'm now having difficulties in obtaining 4" paper in 90mt rolls and can only get 180mt rolls. Thus I require larger magazines anyone know the best (cheapest) place to acquire these larger mag's from. Thanks Gary
  11. greenprint

    DKS 1550 Installation Software

    Hi guys Can anyone help, my hardrive's packed in and ive lost all the software for my DKS 1550. Does anyone know where i can obtain an installation disk with all the files on that i need. Thanks