Roland Plotter DXY800 repair guidance

Need advice on using your Roland Hardware.
Please note we do not give engineering advice in this group
Post Reply
zebedee
Member
Posts: 1
Joined: Sun Jun 04, 2017 6:46 pm

Roland Plotter DXY800 repair guidance

Post by zebedee » Sun Jun 04, 2017 6:57 pm

I have a couple of Roland plotters I just took out of storage, The DXY800 has been damaged and the capstan roller for the drive string has snapped off the pen arm. I can fix the capstan, however, How do I re-string the drive cable? well, I can restring it but I have no reference how to rewind it on the motor capstan, since it is a closed loop string it has to be looped over the drive capstan in a certain manner and fed down the arm, engage the pen carriage and be looped over the (now broken, soon to be repaired) end capstan.

Is there a repair/service manual for this model of Roland printer/plotter? Or a similar cable ( steel drive string) driven Roland plotter? Or absent of that, though that would be really handy, a general reference to how to string the drive cable in the right manner and tension? Pictures of this models capstan spooling or a similar model? I have scoured the internet, which led me here.


Thanks in advance.
Zebedee.

Post Reply

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests