How to calibrate the dye film sensor on Magicard Printers/Soak Test

  1. Open the lid.
  2. Remove the dye film.
  3. Close the lid.
  4. Load ONLY ONE CARD into the rear hopper.
  5. Press and hold Menu button until the maintenance menu is displayed.
  6. Choose Soak Test -> Soak Printer
  7. Maintenance Menu Rio Pro
  8. Your printer will reboot and then show ‘Calibrating’.   (*This part Only if CPLD Version= v3.00.  Found in Menu > Info > CPLD)
  9. At 100% the calibration is done and then it will feed in the single card and transport it back and forth, the ‘soak’ part of the test.
  10. Soak Test will run for about 10 minutes and ends by ejecting the blank card, this means your printer is fine.
  11. Reload film and cards and try printing again… Maybe try the built in Test Card from the Menu first.