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NOTE: Although every effort is made to minimise ‘marking’ on the fabric the printer can not guarantee a clean print.

NOTE: Although every effort is made to minimise ‘de-skewing’ of the fabric after washing. the printer can not guarantee a straight print after washing.

1. Drag your design file icon onto AVA’s icon in the dock (2nd icon down in the dock).
   
 
   
2. IMPORTANT: Launch AVA CMS Controller (Colour Management System) 4th icon down in the dock.
   
 
   
  Click on the Printer Profile button and choose the fabric profile for the fabric you wish to have your design printed on, then click on the 'Choose' button
   
 
   
3. Back in AVA select File - Page Setup. Make sure Page is set to Custom then Click on the 'Set from Document' button Check that the 'Tile Output, B&W, Flip Horizontal and Draft boxes are unchecked.
Finally check that 720 is selected from the Resolution Drop down menu,
if you are printing a file that is 2Mtrs or greater in length, choose the 180 option from the
Resolution Drop down menu, then click 'OK'
 
   
 
   
 
   
  SAVING THE FILE FOR PRINT
   
1. From the AVA menu choose File - 'Save As'. Choose AVA 3 from the drop down Format options. Navigate and save your new AVA 3 file in the folder that has your original image.
 
   
 
   
2. From the File menu choose Print
In the 'AVAServerMimaki' window make sure that the 'All' radio button is selected then click the 'Save As' button, NOT the 'Save' button.
 
   
 
   
  Give your print file an appropriate name - YourName, Year, Dept,( Abbreviation of Fabric), Height of print
e.g. Jim 3rdTex (OS) 50cm - DO NOT end the print file title with .ava3.
Navigate and save your print file in the folder that have your original images.
   
 
   
  TO TRANSFER YOUR PRINT FILE TO THE AVA SERVER:
   
1. Click on the AVA Server icon near the bottom of the dock
   
   
 
either
or
   
   
  and click on 'Open in Finder' then double click the drop box in the 'AVAServers Public Folder'
   
2. Drag your 'Print' file e.g. Jim 3rdtex (OS) 50cm to the newly opened Drop Box.
Your print file is now being transferred to the server.
 
   
  ANY PROBLEMS see Robin Wilson.
   

ANY FILES THAT ARE PLACED INTO THE AVA SERVER DROPBOX WILL BE PRINTED AND THE STUDENT CHARGED FOR THE FABRIC AND DYES USED

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